Premier League Transfer News — 07 June 2013

Marouane Fellaini is wanted by ArsenalAccording to media reports, Premier League Arsenal could spend big this summer.

The Gunners managed their 16th consecutive top-four finish last season, securing Champions League football for the new season.


Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been reluctant to spend big in the transfer market, preferring to invest in young players and trying to develop them into world-class stars.

Unfortunately, for Gunners fans it has not worked out and the Gunners have not won a trophy in eight years.

It now looks possible that Wenger could spend big this summer with the Gunners now in a very healthy financial situation. Here are some of Arsenal’s possible transfer targets:

Marouane Fellaini (Everton)

The Everton midfielder is in-demand this summer. The big Belgium international impressed last season and found the net 11 times in the top flight from his attacking midfield position. Fellaini has already been linked with moves to Manchester United and Chelsea.

The midfielder has a release clause of £24million in his contract and Arsenal have emerged as favourites to sign the fiery star.

Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has revealed today that the Gunners could afford to sign the England international. Boss Arsene Wenger has also revealed that he is interested in signing the striker.

Simon Mignolet (Sunderland)

Fellaini’s compatriot Mignolet also enjoyed a stellar season and his agent has revealed that he could be on the move this summer. Liverpool and Manchester United have also been linked with the excellent Mignolet, but it seems that Arsenal have jumped to the head of the queue.

Christian Benteke (Aston Villa)

To complete the trio of Belgium’s young Villa striker Benteke is being heavily linked with a move to the Emirates this summer. Benteke scored 19 Premier League goals in his debut season in England and is believed to be rated at £20million by Villa.

Which players will be arriving at the Emirates this summer?


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