Gervinho: Arsenal Will Survive

New Arsenal forward Gervinho maintains the club will move on should they not be able to keep hold of captain Cesc Fabregas and contract rebel Samir Nasri. Fabregas, who has been continually linked with a move to Barcelona, missed Arsenal’s tour of Asia as he worked on his fitness because of a niggling hamstring injury, and could also sit out Saturday’s friendly in Cologne. Nasri, meanwhile, has yet to agree…

July 20, 2011

Arsène Wenger Rules Out The Prospect Of Samir Nasri Leaving Arsenal

Arsène Wenger has categorically ruled out the prospect of Samir Nasri leaving this summer, going so far as to suggest that Arsenal could not be considered a “big club” if they lost both the France midfielder and Cesc Fábregas. Wenger has chosen to hold on to Nasri even though it could cost the club upwards of £20m in lost transfer fees, and the manager said he would “fight until the…

July 12, 2011

Arsenal Confirm Gervinho Signing

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirmed the club has completed a deal to sign striker Gervinho from French club Lille. The Ivory Coast international, who scored 15 goals and contributed 10 assists to help the French side to their first league title in 57 years last season, arrives at the Emirates Stadium for a fee believed to be 10.6 million pounds. Wenger revealed the news about Gervinho as his side arrived…

July 11, 2011