John Redmond


Arsenal’s class of 2009: Where are they now?

Arsenal in the past have done well in youth competition, having won the FA Youth Cup and Premier Academy League in 2009. One would hope that these players would have kicked on and earned the right to represent the first team at some point. Eight years on, it’s worth looking at where they are now.

How Laurent Koscielny went from zero to hero at Arsenal

In the past, Arsenal have occasionally been blessed with very good centre backs.
Francis Coquelin and Alexis Sanchez

4 options for Wenger to improve on Francis Coquelin

If Ivan Gazidis is to make good on the change he promised this summer, then Arsenal must aim to improve the weakest areas of their team – at this point in time, that would be central midfield.

Has Jack Wilshere's chance of greatness gone?

Jack Wilshere, the hope of a nation at one point, has lost his way.

Why replacing Alexis with Manchester City's hitman could be a Wenger masterstroke

The mooted swap deal between Manchester City and Arsenal over Alexis Sanchez and Sergio Aguero could be one of the rare transfers that sees both clubs and players equally happy.

Everton could help develop young Arsenal star but he has to stay

Alex Iwobi struggled with second season syndrome last year, so how do Arsenal ensure his progress doesn't stall as he falls down the pecking order?

Jack Wilshere: What’s next for the player once tipped for greatness?

Jack Wilshere’s migration south last year was supposed to resurrect his fledgling career. But after proving fitness wasn’t an issue, it was his form that hindered his appearances at Bournemouth.

Are Manchester United in greater need of a striker than Arsenal?

There are few players in the world whose stock continues to rise despite spending the majority of the season warming the bench, but that is the reality of Alvaro Morata.

Does Calum Chambers have an Arsenal future?

Last season, Calum Chambers would have been excused for believing his Arsenal career was shot.

Arsenal hire new Assistant of Tea and Biscuit Operations as Gazidis delivers change

So rather than twisting, Arsenal have decided to stick with Wenger, the board, the coaches and the staff.
Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin

5 positions Arsenal must strengthen before the season starts

In the past, Arsenal have not always been punctual with their transfer dealings but this year they need to change that
Shkodran Mustafi

25-year-old German defender's journey to Arsenal

Despite the desire and courage required to leave his home town in 2009, Mustafi only achieved his dream of playing in England’s highest tier in 2016.

3 ways Arsenal can replace Alexis analysed

With the buzzards and vultures circling Arsenal’s Champion League-less carcass, it seems the scavenger birds are intent on picking off the finest cuts of meat.

A history of failed preparations: What Arsenal’s opening day fixtures tell us

The Premier League fixtures come out shortly, so we thought we'd take a look at Arsenal's opening fixtures in recent seasons...

What would happen if Arsenal re-signed Cesc Fabregas?

And so the summer transfer window takes another twist as rumours emerge that Fabregas could potentially re-join Arsenal.

6 things that top Arsene Wenger’s summer to-do list

Having only just signed his two year extension at the club, Arsene Wenger has little time to rest on his laurels.

Kieran Gibbs to Newcastle and other players who’ve travelled that route

Arsenal have always had an amiable relationship with Newcastle United and it seems that they are set to renew their working rapport with the sale of Arsenal left back Kieran Gibbs.

Arsenal’s 5 unluckiest players plighted by injury

Arsenal fans are accustomed to seeing their finest players rehomed in the treatment room but there are some players who seem unluckier than others

Arsenal's worst free transfers

It’s hard to complain when you receive something for free but it would be difficult to criticise anyone for thinking that these free transfers were a waste of money.

Tactics, recruitment, scouting + more: Arsenal’s management and backroom staff assessed

The reign of Arsene Wenger inevitably divides opinion. Should those who work alongside him or under his rule also share the blame?

51 years ago today, David Platt emerged from his mother’s womb...

51 years ago today, David Platt emerged from his mother’s womb.

Arsenal's top 5 free transfers under Arsene Wenger: Where does Kolasinac rank?

Arsenal have just landed Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer, so where does he rate in terms of previous freebies Arsenal have signed?

Stan Kroenke's Arsenal business plan

Arsenal’s owners, whilst never the symbol of the everyday man, were until recently indigenous to Islington.

Arsenal Forward's Review

It is hardly surprising that the first year Arsenal finished as 5th highest scorers in the Premier League that they find themselves ousted from...
Herbert Chapman

A Close Look at Wenger and Chapman's Influence

It’s curious that the day before Arsenal attempt to resolve the manager’s contract situation, that Huddersfield Town should get promoted to the Premier League. Whilst...

Rolling Stones to Chelsea's Beatles: Arsenal's End of Season Review

In the cold light of day viewing this season as anything other than a disappointment is somewhat difficult.