Gabriel dos Santos Magalhães | LaVoix du Nord: Gabriel has chosen to join Arsenal

Discussion in 'Transfer Rumours' started by Aevi, Feb 24, 2020.

  1. truth_hurts

    truth_hurts Well-Known Member

    Sokratis was washed. Point taken on Mustafi. In fairness, Gabriel looked pretty sturdy in Spain before we ruined him as well.
     
  2. 14Henry

    14Henry Well-Known Member

    The 4 players you mentioned all cost huge amounts. All signed relatively recently. We dont have 60-80m to throw on a centre half. Personally i still think we spent the Pepe money foolishly and went for an opportunist signing.

    72m could have potentially bought a top CB and a young winger. I think it is much easier to find a winger who will do a half decent job than a top centre half. And we blew the load on the wrong position.
     
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  3. boonthegoon

    boonthegoon Well-Known Member

     
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  4. HairSprayGooners

    HairSprayGooners Transfer Junkie

    Either Chelsea, United or us... Although if its true that we've offered a contract to Sarr I'm not sure.
     
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  5. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    Everton seriously want him i don't think we are even interested
     
  6. samshere

    samshere Why so serieuse?

    This can't be right, all the English clubs have names.
     
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  7. dashsnow17

    dashsnow17 Established Member

    True, apart from that one, you know the one with the crest and the kits, play their home games at a stadium, you know the one I mean.
     
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  8. MikelHadADream

    MikelHadADream Well-Known Member

    Chelsea and especially Arsenal have to shift centre backs before they bring anyone in. Liverpool are set at centre back and City/United have Laporte/Magiure to play LCB. So I reckon its Sp**s.

    Vertonghen is going, so there is a gap for a left footed centre back in their squad. Mourinho is also pals with Campos and he seems the type of CB he would go for.

    Hopefully it's us though, on paper he is the best option for the team.
     
  9. Penn_

    Penn_ Established Member

    If swap deals become the norm this summer we could be in a good position with the likes of Guendouzi, Lacazette and even Auba if it comes to it.
     
  10. American_Gooner

    American_Gooner Not actually American. Unless Di Marzio says so. Moderator


    Interesting phrasing
     
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  11. al-Ustaadh

    al-Ustaadh Professor of Twitter

    Tweet is unavailable. Enlighten us?
     
  12. Red London

    Red London Well-Known Member

    ITKs talking in riddles these days.

    AM should add a tool where you have the option to provide a source's reliability tier. Bceause some of these sources I have no idea whether they are bum level or elite.
     
  13. American_Gooner

    American_Gooner Not actually American. Unless Di Marzio says so. Moderator

    The club that outbid Everton for him was described as being "historically a top 4 club".
     
  14. al-Ustaadh

    al-Ustaadh Professor of Twitter

    If it’s Arsenal, then ouch. But I assume it’s Chelsea. They’re just finishing off their rebuild.
     
  15. American_Gooner

    American_Gooner Not actually American. Unless Di Marzio says so. Moderator

    Nvm, ZRAFC got it wrong:
     
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  16. HairSprayGooners

    HairSprayGooners Transfer Junkie

    That wording doesn't eliminate any club :frustrated:

    Could be United after Ole's comments.
     
  17. dashsnow17

    dashsnow17 Established Member

    I don't think we're in for this guy. Think it's either Everton or Sp*rs, or he'll go to Napoli.

    We already bought a leftie in Mari. I think the club's long-term target is Upamecano and if a deal for him is possible they'll go for it, otherwise they'll make do with what we have for next season.
     
  18. db10fan

    db10fan Member

    Don't think its Arsenal who bids as we have more pressing need at CM and also loaded at CB so I expect CM to be the marquee signing this summer. LCB will be sorted with cheapish/free signing of Mari/Sarr. IMO, with Saliba signed only if we can sell 3-4 of Sokratis/Mustafi/Holding/Chambers/Mavro then we can sign another CB.
    This is what IMO we are setting up at CB :
    RCB : Luiz-Saliba
    LCB : Mari and or Sarr/other Lefty CB
    Back up CBs : 1 or 2 of Sokratis/Mustafi/Holding/Chambers/Mavro.
     
  19. Sammy1887

    Sammy1887 New Year, Same Hate For Reed

    That'd be ancient history.
     
  20. American_Gooner

    American_Gooner Not actually American. Unless Di Marzio says so. Moderator

    Top 4 is more a modern thing so I'm not sure why he would've used that in reference to them.
     

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