View From The North ...

Well doesn’t everything look better after a 7-1 win? I’m not suggesting that all our problems are behind us but this is exactly the reason I tried to stay positive last week. We’ve thrown away a lot of points recently but this weekend we won, Chelsea didn’t and we’re back in with a...

View From The North ...

A first win of the season and a creditable draw on the road meant that last week felt like a watershed for Arsenal. We talked of consolidation, of using a couple of positive results to forget the past and move on. We had a foundation on which to build a season. By 3 o’clock on Saturday the...

Arsenal Bid For Jagielka Rejected Jul20

Arsenal Bid For Jagi...

Arsenal have had a bid for Phil Jagielka turned down by Everton. wearethenorthbank.com understands that an initial bid of £12million was rejected by the Goodison Park club. Jagielka, 28, has long been Arsene Wenger’s first choice centre back target. Having failed to sign the England...

Arsenal Close In On Samba Jun15

Arsenal Close In On ...

Arsenal are closing in on a deal to sign Blackburn Rovers centre back Christopher Samba. Blackburn are resigned to losing their captain and already looking for replacements for both Samba and the recently departed Phil Jones. As reported first by wearethenorthbank.com last month, Arsenal made...

Arsenal Had Bid For Jones Accepted Jun08

Arsenal Had Bid For ...

wearethenorthbank.com can exclusively reveal that Arsenal had a bid accepted by Blackburn Rovers for Phil Jones last night. A bid of £16million was accepted, along with the same bid from Liverpool and Manchester United. Arsene Wenger was granted permission to talk to Jones last night but it...