Nigerian star Happy to debut for Arsenal

Nigerian star Folarin Balogun has sent a message after making Arsenal debut in the 3-0 win over Dundalk in the Europa League encounter. The 19-year-old forward finally made his debut for the Gunners when Mikel Arteta gave him a cameo after replacing Eddie Nketiah with 16 minutes left to play at Emirate Stadium on Thursday night. In the process, Balogun…

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Arteta admits fringe players could feature against Man Utd

Mikel Arteta has told his Arsenal fringe players they have worked their way into contention for Sunday’s clash with Manchester United after a strong Europa League showing in the win over Dundalk. The Gunners made 11 changes for the game against their Group B opponents as goals from Eddie Nketiah, Joe Willock and Nicolas Pepe secured a comfortable 3-0 victory. The wholesale alterations came…

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Aubameyang Has Declined Since New Contract – Bent

Former Premier League star Darren Bent said Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has not been at his best since he signed a new three-year contract with the Gunners. The Gabon international is struggling to find the back of the net in the Premier League this season  Aubameyang is yet to score a Premier League goal after committing his future to the Emirates Stadium…

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Mesut Ozil likely to move to the United States

Exiled Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil finds himself at a crossroads with the club he has represented for seven years. With nine months remaining on his current contract, and Mikel Arteta’s reluctance to field the former Germany international in any of his first-team fixtures, the club may explore the possibility of paying off the 31-year-old this January. In doing so, Özil…

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Houssem Aouar speaks out on failed Arsenal move

Houssem Aouar has admitted he has no regrets after his much publicised move to Arsenal didn’t materialise before Monday’s deadline. The Lyon midfielder was one of Arteta’s top targets, but the Gunners failed to launch an acceptable bid for the midfielder, who will now remain in France until at least January. Speaking on international duty, Aouar said: “Of course I…

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Mesut Ozil excluded from Arsenal’s Europa league squad

Mesut Ozil miserable time at Arsenal continues after he was left out of the club’s Europa League squad. The 31-year-old has not played for the Gunners since March and has not featured in the matchday squad for the last 17 matches. He only played twice in Europe last season and the arrivals of the likes of Thomas Partey, Willian and…

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Arteta blocked Ainsley Maitland-Niles Barcelona move

Ainsley Maitland-Niles was linked with a departure from Arsenal throughout the summer, but Mikel Arteta played a key role in ensuring the defender wasn’t sold to Barcelona. According to Sky Italia, the Catalan club identified Maitland-Niles as a potential target as they looked for a new right-back. In the end, Barcelona signed Dutch full-back Sergino Dest from Ajax to fill the…

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Arsenal and Atletico agree over Torreira loan move

Arsenal have reportedly agreed a loan deal with Atletico Madrid for Lucas Torreira. The move will free up funds for the Gunners and enable them to snap up their top target this summer window, Houssem Aouar from Lyon. Atletico still need to offload Hector Herrera though, before they can officially confirm the Torreira deal has gone through. Arsenal had been looking…

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Lyon signs Aouar replacement as Arsenal transfer inch closer

Lyon have completed the signing of midfielder Lucas Paqueta, potentially paving the way for Houssem Aouar to join Arsenal. The French side have forked out £18million to bring Paqueta to the club from AC Milan, with the deal including a 15 per cent sell-on fee. This could now have implications on Aouar’s proposed move to The Emirates after Arsenal failed with…

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Lyon president urge Arsenal to increase Aouar bid

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has urged Arsenal to increase their latest offer for Houssem Aouar if they want to sign him before the transfer window closes. Gunners chief Mikel Arteta is a big fan of the France international and has been chasing the midfielder’s signature for the last few weeks. Arsenal have, so far, tabled two offers for the 22-year-old’s services,…

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Roma lacazette bid rejected by Arsenal

Arsenal are continuing to make efforts to raise transfer funds in order to bring in their targets, but one move which looks unlikely involves Alexandre Lacazette and Roma. The France striker had been linked with Atletico Madrid before the Spanish club sealed a move for Luis Suarez, but interest remains from elsewhere. According to The Athletic, Roma expressed an interest…

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Arsenal urged to bid for Tottenham outcast, Dele Alli

Former Tottenham and England striker Darren Bent has called on Arsenal to sign out-of-favour Spurs star Dele Alli. The 24-year-old midfielder was hauled off at half-time in Tottenham’s defeat to Everton in their opening game and has not featured in the Premier League since. Speculation of a rift with Jose Mourinho has seen Alli linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain, though the Spurs boss…

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Arsenal captain, Aubameyang hails Houssem aouar

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is hopeful Lyon star Houssem Aouar completes a transfer to Arsenal before deadline day after hailing the midfielder’s talents. The 22-year-old has been heavily linked with a switch to The Emirates but a deal still appears to be some way off. Arsenal lodged a bid of around £32million for Aouar last week but it was rejected by Lyon as it falls…

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Houssem Aouar agrees to join Arsenal

The man of the moment for Arsenal this week is Aouar. While Partey was reportedly viewed as the number one target earlier in the summer, it now seems as though Aouar is Arsenal’s priority, with Arteta especially keen to add some creativity to his midfield. And, according to Telefoot via Sports Mole, Aouar will reciprocate Arsenal’s interest. The report states that Aouar has…

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Aubameyang reveals he almost left Arsenal

Aubameyang signed off on a new multi-million pound contract earlier this month, much to the delight of Arsenal supporters around the world. “I was thinking about it [leaving], to tell you the truth, because I had good opportunities,” Aubameyang told Sky Sports. “But this feeling to be here – the love from the fans and all the club – I’m not…

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Arsenal fans sing praises of Ozil after latest display

Arsenal fans have made a decision on Mesut Ozil after his latest training session with the Gunners. The German has become an outcast under Mikel Arteta, not playing a single game for the Spaniard since lockdown. It has seen speculation emerge about the 31-year-old’s future, being pulled out of training with the squad ahead of the north London side’s 3-0 win over Fulham last week. But footage has…

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Emiliano Martinez explains his reasons for leaving Arsenal

Emiliano Martinez says he still has enormous respect for Mikel Arteta despite the Spaniard’s decision effectively ending his 10-year stay in north London. Argentinean goalkeeper Martinez completed a £20million move to Aston Villa on Wednesday, moving on despite his run in the team at the back end of last season. After six loan spells away from the club, Martinez was…

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Arsenal goalkeeper Martinez confirms Arsenal exit

Emiliano Martinez has confirmed that he is ending a decade-long spell with Arsenal with his move to Aston Villa set to be confirmed imminently. The Argentine goalkeeper posted an emotional video on his official Instagram account looking back on his spell with the club. Martinez is on the verge of a £20million move to Villa as he looks to be a guaranteed…

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Aubameyang signs new £350k-a-week Arsenal contract

Pierre-emerick aubameyang has handed Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta a huge boost by signing a new three-year contract. The Gunners have convinced their club captain to put pen to paper on a new deal believed to be worth upwards of £350,000-a-week. The club announced the extension on Tuesday with a livestream of Aubameyang on the Emirates Stadium pitch. “I signed da…

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Aubameyang set to rejects Barcelona offer and sign new deal at arsenal

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looks set to reject Barcelona and sign a new deal at the Emirates. According to Fabrizio Romano, new Barca boss Ronald Koeman wants to bring the 31-year-old to the Camp Nou along with Lyon forward Memphis Depay. However, Romano states that Aubameyang has already agreed to extend his stay with Arsenal until 2023 with an official announcement expected…

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Willian to Thiago Silva: ‘If I’d known you were moving to Chelsea, I would have stayed there after all.’

Willian jokingly told Thiago Silva that he would have turned down a move to Arsenal and stayed at Chelsea if he knew the defender was heading to Stamford Bridge, the Telegraph have claimed. Silva, 35, signed a one-year deal with the Blues last month after his contract at Paris Saint-Germain expired, allowing the defender to leave the Champions League runners-up on a free.  News of…

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Ceballos on why he rejected Madrid offer in favor of a return to Arsenal

Dani Ceballos said “there was never any doubt” he wanted to return to Arsenal following a conversation with Mikel Arteta ahead of the FA Cup final. Ceballos will spend a second successive campaign with the Gunners after Real Madrid sanctioned another season-long loan deal. The midfielder could have stayed at Madrid and fought for a place, but said: “I spoke to the coach before…

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Dani Ceballos return to Arsenal on loan for a second stint

Dani Ceballos has returned to Arsenal on loan after Real Madrid sanctioned another season-long loan deal in north London. The Spaniard moved to the Emirates last summer under Unai Emery with the Gunners fighting off competition for his services. Arteta replaced his compatriot in December but was impressed by Ceballos enough to pursue another loan deal. The 24-year-old made over…

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Arsenal ‘agree’ £24million Lucas Torreira transfer

Arsenal have reportedly agreed to let midfielder Lucas Torreira move to Italian side Fiorentina once Dani Ceballos re-joins on another season long loan from Real Madrid. The Uruguayan international made 29 appearances in the Premier League last season, scoring once and creating one assist, but has been linked with a move away from the Emirates this summer. Ceballos, meanwhile, is said…

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Mikel Arteta urged to sell Alexandre Lacazette to raise transfer funds

Mikel Arteta has been urged by Arsenal legend Ray Parlour to raise transfer funds by selling Alexandre Lacazette. Former Invincible and double winner Parlour insisted Eddie Nketiah can step up to fill the void that would be left by Lacazette’s departure. “I like Lacazette, he’s a decent player, but we have Eddie Nketiah and it’s all about whether he can step up now…

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Fulham eyes loan move for arsenal starlet Smith Rowe

Fulham are keen on Arsenal starlet Emile Smith Rowe. Newly-promoted Fulham want to take the 20-year-old prospect on a season-long loan in the hope of offering him regular Premier League games. Arsenal have already knocked back an enquiry from Monaco to try and sign the forward who was part of the England under-17s World Cup winning squad in 2017. Smith…

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Atletico eye Lacazette swap as the prepare to offer three players

Atletico Madrid are reportedly prepared to offer one of three players to Arsenal in part-exchange for forward Alexandre Lacazette. The La Liga giants are interested in signing the Frenchman this summer but financing a straight cash deal could prove difficult. Arsenal are keen on landing Atletico midfielder Thomas Partey but he is not one of the players Diego Simeone is willing to let go…

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Arsenal rejects Wolves’ €15M bid for Maitland-Niles

Arsenal have rejected Wolves opening bid of £15million for Ainsley Maitland-Niles. The Gunners want at least £20million for their academy product, with Wolves likely to return with a higher offer, as reported by Sky Sports.  Despite the speculation regarding his future, Maitland-Niles was in action as Arsenal beat MK Dons 4-1 in a friendly on Tuesday. The 22-year-old’s versatility – he can play…

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Manchester City: Eric Garcia taken to hospital after sustaining injury against Arsenal

“The Manchester City young star Eric Garcia has been taken to hospital after sustaining a devastating injury in the field against Arsenal” Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka and Manchester City defender Eric Garcia were both stretchered off on the opening evening of the Premier League restart. Eric Garcia collided with his goalkeeper Ederson whilexhaka appeared to collide with team-mate Matteo Guendouzi…

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Shkodran Mustafi hands Arsenal transfer update

Shkodran Mustafi has opened the door to a return to Germany this summer with Arsenal prepared to cash in on the centre-back. Mustafi, 28, is out of contract in the summer of 2021 and despite a recent renaissance under Mikel Arteta the German has struggled to live up to expectations since his £35million signing from Valencia in 2016 with a…

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