Transfer plans for Nicolas Pepe confirmed, Xhaka’s Arsenal exit discussed and Elneny’s father speaks

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Although there were some concerns about Arsenal’s summer spending, it seems that the Gunners have established the nexus to an exciting new squad.

Arsenal have much work ahead of them, as evident by their 4-0 defeat to Liverpool. They seem to be on the right path.

The Gunners are unlikely to make any January acquisitions given the amount they spent before the campaign. Rumours abound about possible departures. Players on the fringes or potentially earning significant wages are looking to move on.

Silver Screen Beats SportBelow, we have taken a look at the most recent Arsenal transfer news.



Pepe has been linked with an Arsenal departure.
Pepe was linked to an Arsenal departure.

Arteta gives an update on Pepe’s future

In recent weeks, Arsenal’s record signing Nicolas Pepe has been linked to a move away from club.

Since signing from Lille in summer 2019, the winger has struggled to find consistency. He is not in Mikel Arteta’s top XI at the moment. Emile Smith Rowe shines in the wing positions.

Arteta was asked his opinion on the possibility of an international departure from the Ivory Coast and he suggested that he could play a role in this season.

“No, and it is not the moment to talk about that either,”He stated, “per” Metro.

“We are interested in Nico performing at the level that he can do. He had some really good moments since I have been here, some moments where he hasn’t participated that much, like everybody else.”

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Monchengladbach opens to Xhaka reunion

Max Eberl, chief of Borussia Monchengladbach, has stated that he is open to GranitXhaka’s return to the club.

The Swiss international made his mark with the Bundesliga outfit. He was rated one of Europe’s rising midfield stars after he left for Arsenal in 2016.

Xhaka didn’t kick on the way that many had hoped he would since that transfer. Eberl, however, said Bild (h/t Sport WitnessIf he were to drop his wages, the Borussia Park midfielder will be welcome back.



Xhaka has had an inconsistent time at Arsenal.
Arsenal has not been kind to Xhaka.

“Granit had a great time here,”He stated. “The fact that he has a very close relationship with the club and the region makes us very happy. We still have irregular contact.

“He has made several references to this. Granit informed me about his salary and I suggested that he play for Arsenal for a few more seasons before we can discuss more. It’s a nice story and always nice when players express themselves like that. When he’s really 32 years old, I’ll talk to him again…”

Elneny’s father dismissed transfer rumours

Mohamed Elneny, the father of Arsenal’s midfielder, has stated that the Egyptian will not be leaving Arsenal in January.

Elneny’s contract expires at the end of the season. Given his status as a fringe player at Emirates Stadium, it is uncertain if he will receive new terms.

Elneny Sr. is optimistic that his son can get a new contract at Emirates Stadium. Source: Al Hayat TV via Milli Gazete. Sport Witness).

“Mohamed’s contract with Arsenal expires at the end of the season,”He stated. “The club does not intend to terminate his contract. His playing in the Liverpool match proves his coach’s belief in him and his abilities.”