Defender Loic Perrin has revealed there was interest from the Gunners and he wanted the move in the January transfer window. New Arsenal signing Krystian Bielik may not make his debut this season. Arsenal did some good business in the January transfer window bringing in reinforcements in both the midfield and defence, areas where they fell short of depth in the first half of the season. Arsenal made two signings in the form of youngsters Bielik and Gabriel in January. St. Etienne defender Loic Perrin was also one of the defenders believed to be on Arsenal’s radar. However, Arsene Wenger decided to sign Gabriel from Villareal instead of the 29-year old Perrin. The France international revealed that there were serious talks with his agent and admitted that he would not have rejected the opportunity to sign for The Gunners. “There were serious contacts via my agent. I think I was on a shortlist but not at the very top apparently,” […]

Arsenal’s bid to sign Legia Warsaw midfielder Krystian Bielik has been rejected and forward Yaya Sanogo is expected to join Bordeauz on loan. 17-year old Krystian Bielik has been on Arsenal’s radar and the Londoner’s approached Legia Warsaw to sign the youngster with a bid believed to be around £1.6 million. According to reports, the bid has been rejected. It was earlier reported that Wenger had managed to convince Bielik and his parents to move to London and join the Gunners in January. However, the midfielder, who is dubbed as the ‘new Patrick Vieira’, will not be allowed to leave his current club, Legia Warsaw, that easily. According to skysports.com, Legia Warsaw value the player in the region of £2.3 million and Arsenal  will have to meet their demand with another bid. Bielik signed for the Polish club from Lech Poznan for £9,500 last July. The midfielder is contracted to stay at Legia Warsaw until 2017. Arsene Wenger has identified […]

Arsenal have agreed personal terms and convinced the parents of Polish midfielder Krystian Bielik to sign from Legia Warsaw. Arsenal are closing in on 16-year old Krystian Bielik, who is dubbed as the ‘new Patrick Vieira’, after reportedly agreeing personal terms with the player and his parents. Arsene Wenger had offered €2 million to sign the Polish midfielder. It is believed that the player’s current club, Legia Warsaw, have accepted the offer and Bielik may become an Arsenal player soon. Reports suggest that Bielik and his parents visited Arsenal and their facilities last week, and Arsene Wenger and the rest of the Arsenal staff have reportedly convinced the family to settle down in London. According to some Polish reports, Arsenal have also agreed personal terms with the player, which will see the youngster earning much more than he currently does at Legia Warsaw. The reports suggest that Bielik, who currently earns around £125 a week, will earn close to £2000 […]