• Arsenal confirm new signing will join Stuttgart on loan, after he was denied a work permit

    Arsenal confirm new signing will join Stuttgart on loan, after he was denied a work permit

    Arsene Wenger signed Asano in July from J-League outfit Sanfrecce Hiroshima. However, the 21-year-old is not ready for first team action yet as he doesn’t have a work permit, meaning the Gunners will have to loan him out in order for him to get match action while he waits for the documentation to come through.

    As confirmed by Arsenal’s official website, Stuttgart are the team acquiring the services of the attacker for this season, although the deal is subject to completion […]

  • Arsenal seal deal for Japan’s Takuma Asano

    Arsenal seal deal for Japan’s Takuma Asano

    Arsenal have secured a deal to sign Japan striker Takuma Asano from Sanfrecce Hiroshima. The Gunners confirmed on Sunday that a deal has been agreed in principle “subject to the completion of a medical and regulatory processes”.

    Arsenal did not give any details over the length of contract that has been agreed with Asano, but manager Arsene Wenger was delighted to land the 21-year-old.

    Wenger said: “Takuma is a talented young striker and very much one for the future.

    “He has had an impressive […]