Arsenal Rumours: Chamakh + Squillaci for Hazard..sounds good to me!

| October 7, 2011 | 18 Comments

Disappointingly Hazard didn't join the Gunners this summer

According to recent reports, Wenger will continue his attempts to land Lille starlet Eden Hazard this January and is ready to offer the Ligue 1 champions striker Marouane Chamakh and centre back Sebastien Squillaci in a players+cash deal for the highly rated 20 year old playmaker.

It’s common knowledge that Arsene Wenger is a long time admirer of the young Belgian international and it is believed that if Lille may give in to a substantial offer in January, with a few clubs monitoring progress in negotiations for Hazard pushing the asking price higher.

Hazard will be cup tied for the remainder of the Champions League which will naturally warn off other sides to place a bid in January, however Wenger may wish to make the sacrifice in order to secure his signature.

Squillaci has never adapted to England and was deemed surplus to requirements over the summer, however a move away never eventuated. For Chamakh, his first year at Arsenal started vibrantly netting a succession of goals, however he supposedly suffered from ‘burnout’ and ended the season with a goal drought.

Hazard has been in fine form this term, netting four goals and three assists in nine matches, and is valued at around £25m. Will the inclusion of two international level players, both with significant Ligue 1 experience, perhaps with some extra cash be sufficient for Lille boss Rudi Garcia to part ways with his prized asset? It seems highly unlikely, but would almost be an ideal buy for the Gunners if they can purchase another striker too.

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  • Cc

    It will be a nice deal indeed.Also bring in gourcuff,M’villa or banegra,vertoghen & an extra striker

  • Alex

    Offer them Bendtner instead of Chamakh and that would be a killer deal!! IMO Chamakh is still a better striker than Bendtner, and when he is in form he offers alot more.

  • ieuan

    never gonna happen cos any body with more than one brain cell knows how bad squillaci is and to be honest id feel bad selling him to someone else i think we should forecfully retier him

  • Muhd Awwal

    Charmak should nt b involve, reason hard d patterd dat can feet charmak, seabetain may i say is nt luck at emarate at 30 she should show some talent. Gunner 4 life.

  • Muhd Awwal

    Hazard can b use to charmak well RvP support d attack,

  • Josh Accra Ghana

    Offering bentner with squilaci wil be more of a deal to us than dat of chamakh who produces more goals than bentner when he is on form.

  • Edwin KENYA

    Nice deal, include almunia, denilson and gazidis Too. my dream 1st. 11.scescnzy,sagna,santos, matersaker,Tv5,wilshere,chambo,song,vanp,arteta,hazard.. team2, fabiansky,jeks,gibbs,zapata,koscienly,coquelin,theo,rambo,chamakh,benayoun,vela.

  • Aussie Jack

    You can tell it`s the international break when the `blogist`s` start inventing crap like this.

  • layksite

    @ieuan if you have more than one brain cell you will know that sqillaci was a good player at sevilla, if you hava any brain cell you wil know that not every player can adapt to english league. you dont need any brain to know that he already played many games for france, since lille are in france they may have enough brain to know his strenght.

  • K

    Like Forlan or Veron, Squillaci’s a good player – he’s just not a fit for England or Arsenal. He’s played well at every club he’s been at. He played in a CL final with Monaco, won the championship with Lyon and won the UEFA Cup with Sevilla. These are not things a hopeless defender does and clubs in France would be glad to have him (and definitely Chamakh for that matter).

  • Felix ekai

    According to transfer rumers,on my vision if it’s a must arsenal must offer striker to lille,then they have to give out bentiner instead of chamakh.

  • olat

    That is a good deal,infact you can add denilson to them.

  • Ankit

    @ AussieJack totally agree with u buddy……on one hand our donkey CEO is saying that we will not buy our way into champions league…..on the other we hear this crap…..let me ask this question to everybody who supports Arsenal like me ? GIVE ME ONE GOOD REASON WHY WOULD A BIG PLAYER WANT TO JOIN ARSENAL AT THIS MOMENT ??? FIRST WE SHOULD SEE TO IT PLAYERS LIKE RVP dont leave our club !!! TALKING OF BUYING PLAYERS ! LOL

  • bc

    Why not offer Arshavin & Chamakh for Hazard and Sow

    We can use Squillaci & Hoyte to tempt Ajax into selling Vertonghen and Van der Weil.

    Hopefully Rennes will be interested in a p/ex deal involving Diaby for Mvila

    Sochaux might take Rosicky in p/ex for Martin

    and Bolton might take Djourou, Eastmond, Watt and Murphy in a swap for Cahill.

    Well you started all this silliness!!

  • eldiablo

    that would be a good deal :)

  • onny

    recall bendtner from hes loan , then sell make the deal bendtner+squilati and mony for hazard , and get mario götze for chamackh and money , that would be so fucking great

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