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Juventus goalscoring starlet explains Arsenal 'honour': I couldn't say no to...

Stephy Mavididi is loving life in Italy after joining Juventus and getting the chance to train with Cristiano Ronaldo.

Arsenal fans don't take former player's comments well

London, UNITED KINGDOM: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II meets with Arsenal football team members (from L) Kolo Toure, William Gallas, Manuel Almunia, Philippe Senderos and captain Thierry Henry (R) at Buckingham Palace, 15 February 2007. Queen Elizabeth II hosted Arsenal footballers in a teatime fixture at Buckingham Palace 15 February to make up for her having to forfeit opening their new ground last November because of a bad back. The 80-year-old monarch invited the English Premiership club's players and staff to the palace for a tour of the State Apartments before their gathering in the Bow Room. Gunners captain Thierry Henry, the club's record goal scorer, swapped his red and white kit for a smart dark suit and tie for the occasion. AFP PHOTO / PA / Fiona Hanson
Isn’t it hilarious! Big Phil Senderos had panic attacks before he had to face Didier Drogba, no wonder he was such a shit defender. Absolute state of him!

Arsenal manager told forward he 'did not count' on him

Joel Campbell has revealed what Unai Emery told him before he left the club for Frosinone.

Arsenal fan favourite faces anxious wait for scan on injury

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Manuel Pellegrini, Manager of West Ham United talks with Jack Wilshere of West Ham United during the Premier League match between West Ham United and AFC Bournemouth at London Stadium on August 18, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Henry Browne/Getty Images)
Jack Wilshere is facing an anxious wait to see how bad his latest ankle injury is and how long he will be sidelined for.

Manchester United and Chelsea "will battle it out" to sign Ramsey...

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 25: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal is challenged by Lucas Perez of West Ham United during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on August 25, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Arsenal legend Nigel Winterburn thinks some of the Premier League's top clubs will fight it out for Aaron Ramsey's signature if the Welshman decides not to sign a contract extension with the Gunners.

Cazorla admits he's keeping an eye on this former Arsenal teammate

Santi Cazorla has offered some words of encouragement to former Arsenal teammate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, after admitting he's been following the Liverpool man's progress.

Former Gunner issues apologetic statement after reported arrest for 'breaking taxi...

TYNSET, NORWAY - MAY 24: Nicklas Bendtner of Rosenborg during Second Round Norwegian Cup between Tynset IL v Rosenborg at Nytromoen on May 24, 2017 at Nytromoen in Tynset, Norway. (Photo by Trond Tandberg/Getty Images)
Nicklas Bendtner has released a statement of apology after his reported arrest for an incident involving 'breaking a taxi driver's jaw' in Denmark.

'I didn't know how I'd react': Coquelin speaks about Achilles tendon...

Francis Coquelin has spoken to the media about his six months out with injury in Valencia, after suffering an Achilles tendon injury earlier this year.

5 goals in 5 games: Arsenal may regret letting this striker...

Stephy Mavididi
Stephy Mavididi is making a good impression in Italy already, according to reports in the country, after quickly racking up the goals with his new team.

Ex-Arsenal forward to return from injury just in time for Gunners...

Theo Walcott is targeting a return from injury in time to face Arsenal later this month, but he's set to miss out on Everton's next game against West Ham United.

Pundit explains how long Unai Emery will need to make Arsenal...

Nigel Winterburn believes that Unai Emery will need at least one season to make progress with Arsenal.

Arsenal legend confirms he told Guendouzi to join Gunners this summer

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal chases the ball during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Jeremie Aliadiere confirmed that he told Matteo Guendouzi Arsenal were the right club for his development, before the French youngster joined this summer.

Pundit accidentally strikes gold explaining why Alexis Sanchez is rubbish without...

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks despondent during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Paul Merson doesn’t often talk sense but he might have accidentally struck gold when he said Mesut Ozil helped Alexis Sanchez look good.

Club legend says Arsenal are finally learning from their mistakes

Sol Campbell thinks Arsenal are on the right track under Unai Emery, and says we need to give the new head coach a bit more time before we judge him.

Former Arsenal winger finally makes comeback from injury hell

Ryo Miyaichi is finally putting a run of games together at FC St. Pauli, after three years of hardly being able to play one without falling injured again.

Nicklas Bendtner arrested

TYNSET, NORWAY - MAY 24: Nicklas Bendtner of Rosenborg during Second Round Norwegian Cup between Tynset IL v Rosenborg at Nytromoen on May 24, 2017 at Nytromoen in Tynset, Norway. (Photo by Trond Tandberg/Getty Images)
Nicklas Bendtner has been arrested after he allegedly assaulted a taxi driver resulting in the victim needing surgery to correct a broken jaw.

Arsenal offered fan favourite contract before he left, defend treatment of...

Arsenal have responded after Santi Cazorla claimed he should have returned to Spain earlier when the bone in his ankle became like ‘Plasticine’ his doctor ‘could put his finger in it’.

Wright hits out at AFTV over 'disrespectful' comments on Arsenal legends

Ian Wright has hit out at AFTV Media over comments on their channel that accused Arsenal of scraping the barrel for players in their legends match on Saturday.

Mertesacker admits he was "relieved" to play so little in final...

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Per Mertesacker of Arsenal shows appreciation to he fans after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Per Mertesacker has admitted the pressure was getting to him in his final year with Arsenal, and he was happier taking part in training sessions than he would've been on the pitch.

Cazorla admits he wanted to stay at Arsenal but they let...

Santi Cazorla has confirmed he wanted to stay at Arsenal this season, but the club weren't willing to wait and see whether he could get fit enough to play.

'He is truly mad': Lehmann's hilarious moment with Arsenal Legends [Video]

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 04: Jens Lehmann member of the Club of Former National Players is seen prior to the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Germany and Poland at Commerzbank-Arena on September 4, 2015 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Jens Lehmann was Arsenal's penalty shoot out hero again on Saturday, helping the legends side to victory over Real Madrid.

Former Gunner explains key reason why Emery won't give new signing...

Martin Keown thinks Unai Emery is hesitant to start Bernd Leno because the goalkeeper's shot-stopping isn't up to scratch.

Cazorla told Emery exactly what to change at Arsenal in 'secret'...

Santi Cazorla has revealed he held a 'secret' summer phone call with Unai Emery to talk about Arsenal and what the club need to improve.

At Arsenal he was highly-rated now he has no club, what...

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 13: Kaylen Hinds of VfL Wolfsburg poses during the team presentation at on September 13, 2017 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Just a week after the close of the transfer window and with only one Bundesliga appearance in just over a year, it’s unlikely Hinds will look back on his time with Wolfsburg fondly.

Former Arsenal fan favourite pulls off impressive move after serious injury

Francis Coquelin looks well on his way to full fitness after he was snapped pulling off an impressive volley during training.

Cazorla admits he carried injury that ended his Arsenal career for...

Santi Cazorla has opened up on the injury that eventually ended his Arsenal career in a recent interview, and it leaves you wondering what might've been for the Spaniard.

Finally an Arsenal legend gives a fair assessment of Unai Emery's...

Nwankwo Kanu has bucked the trend of Arsenal legends talking about Unai Emery, with a surprisingly fair assessment of the Spaniard's start at the club.

Arsenal legend calls for club to 'open the door' to promising...

Arsenal legend Nwankwo Kanu hopes that his former club will give on-loan Nigerian youngster Kelechi Nwakali a chance with his parent club at some stage.

Former Arsenal midfielder appointed as manager amid commercial rights controversy

Former Arsenal midfielder John Jensen has taken up the job at first-team coach of Denmark, amid a commercial image rights dispute between the Danish Football Association (DBU) and their players.

Arsenal fan favourite continues his remarkable return

Santi Cazorla made his third league appearance for Villarreal and had the entire Spanish league purring.

Keown: I told Arsenal to sign Manchester United star when he...

Martin Keown says he told Arsenal to sign Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw when the Englishman was just 16 years old.

Gilberto Silva explains why Fred joined Manchester United instead of Manchester...

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Fred of Manchester United in action during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on August 10, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Former Arsenal midfielder, Gilberto Silva, has explained why his client, Fred, opted to join Manchester United instead of Manchester City

Joel Campbell’s bad luck continues

Joel Campbell would be forgiven for thinking he was finally getting to start a new chapter of his life after sealing a permanent move away from the club.

Ex-Gunners react to League Cup draw pitting them against former club

Arsenal are set to face former Gunners Nico Yennaris, Josh Dasilva and Dan Bentley in the League Cup, after the club drew Brentford at the Emirates Stadium in the next round.

'Monreal has more goals': Fans realise Manchester United signing was a...

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Alexis Sanchez is getting a fair amount of stick from football fans on social media for his decision to leave Arsenal, as nothing seems to have gone right for the Chilean since then.

Video: Cazorla's individual highlights as midfielder looks back to his best...

Santi Cazorla looks to be slowly getting back to his best on the football pitch, and performed well for Villarreal against Sevilla at the weekend.

Smith explains the 1 thing Emery's side are missing to be...

LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 26: Arsenal goalscorer Alan Smith celebrates in the dressing room with the League Division One trophy after Arsenal had beaten Liverpool 2-0 in the final game of the season to pip Liverpool to the title, at Anfield on May 26, 1989 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Allsport/Getty Images)
Alan Smith thinks the biggest thing holding the current Arsenal side back from being title winners is the mental strength of the team.

Former Arsenal midfielder admits leaving was 'hardest' decision

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Edward Nketiah of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Josh Dasilva and Reiss Nelson after scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League 2 match between West Ham United and Arsenal at London Stadium on April 20, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)
Josh Dasilva has given his first interview after signing for Brentford on a four-year deal.

Former Arsenal defender explains how Arsene Wenger convinced him to join

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Andre Santos of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium on January 30, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Andre Santos has revealed all to the media on Arsene Wenger's role in the defender's move to Arsenal back in 2011, with the French manager convincing him to join over the phone.

Thierry Henry to become Ligue 1 club's new manager

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - AUGUST 31: Thierry Henry assistant manager of Belgium looks on prior to the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Belgium and Gibraltar at Stade Maurice Dufrasne on August 31, 2017 in Liege, Belgium. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Thierry Henry is set to become Bordeaux's new manager, after leaving his role in TV punditry earlier this summer.

'They were wrong to get rid of me': Wilshere ahead of...

PRESTON, ENGLAND - JULY 21: Jack Wilshere of West Ham United during the Pre-Season Friendly between Preston North End and West Ham United at Deepdale on July 21, 2018 in Preston, England. (Photo by Lynne Cameron/Getty Images)
Jack Wilshere thinks Arsenal were wrong to let him leave for West Ham United, and he wants to prove as much in the derby match between the sides this weekend.

Arsene Wenger to receive Liberia’s highest honour

Arsene Wenger will this week travel to Liberia to receive the country’s highest honour for his role in helping the country’s president Geoge Weah develop as a footballer.

Arsenal legend points out the 1 thing Emery needs to change

Ian Wright
Ian Wright says it'll take time for all the Arsenal players to completely adapt to what Unai Emery wants from them, but he thinks the main thing they still need to work on is their attitude.

668 days: Santi Cazorla finally plays competitive football again

Santi Cazorla started a competitive football match for the first time in 668 days as Villarreal lost 2-1 in their La Liga opener at home to Real Sociedad.

Arsenal forward ‘excited’ to finally leave, hard to blame him

Joel Campbell is ‘excited’ to start the next chapter of his footballing journey and it’s hard to blame him.

Another former Gunner slams Unai Emery's side after just 1 match

Paul Merson claims Unai Emery's squad aren't strong enough mentally to achieve anything more than they did last season, after watching the team play one game against the English champions.

Arsenal legend backtracks on Unai Emery criticism after fan backlash

GRANADA, SPAIN - APRIL 16: Head coach Tony Adams of Granada CF reacts as his team fails to score during the La Liga match between Granada CF and Real Club Celta de Vigo at Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes on April 16, 2017 in Granada, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
Tony Adams has admitted we have to give Unai Emery a bit more time, after backlash to his comments on talkSPORT slating the new boss' methods.

Arsenal will make top 4 says pundit

Matthew Upson has tipped Arsenal to reclaim their place in the top four this season under Unai Emery.

Former Arsenal star confirms Arsene Wenger was 'sacked'

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - MARCH 20: Jack Wilshere speaks during an England press conference session at St Georges Park on March 20, 2018 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
Jack Wilshere has seemingly confirmed that Arsene Wenger was sacked, despite the club's official stance that it was a mutual decision for him to leave.

Watch: Former Gunner struggles to pronounce club's new signings

Paul Merson has long struggled with any vaguely complex names, and it seems the rest of the footballing world has started to catch on.

Sagna hails 'complete revival' of Arsenal under new management

SINGAPORE - JULY 28: Unai Emery head coach of Arsenal smiles during the International Champions Cup match between Arsenal and Paris Saint Germain at the National Stadium on July 28, 2018 in Singapore. (Photo by Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images for ICC)
Bacary Sagna thinks Arsenal made the right choice by appointing Unai Emery as head coach of the club, and claims the changes represent a 'complete revival' for Arsenal.

Santi Cazorla says all his suffering worth it ‘for this moment’

Santi Cazorla was unveiled as a Villarreal player on Thursday in a ceremony fitting the little magician’s talent and remarkable recovery.

Official: Former Arsenal star signs for MLS side

BENEVENTO, ITALY - FEBRUARY 18: Bacary Sagna of Benevento Calcio in action during the serie A match between Benevento Calcio and FC Crotone at Stadio Ciro Vigorito on February 18, 2018 in Benevento, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)
Bacary Sagna has signed with Montreal Impact, a side managed by Arsene Wenger favourite, Remi Garde.

Amazing news for Arsenal fan favourite

Santi Cazorla has been offered a contract with Villarreal to play for them in the upcoming season after successfully passing his trial with the club.

Final lineups announced for Per Mertesacker farewell match

The final lineups have been announced for Per Mertesacker's 'Homecoming' game that will take place in Germany in October.

Arsenal legend Kanu reacts to Iwobi's new deal

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Arsenal legend Nwankwo Kanu has congratulated Alex Iwobi on his new contract with Arsenal, after the 22-year-old committed his future to his boyhood club on Friday.

'Mesut Ozil's heir' signs for Italians after being released by Arsenal

Vlad Dragomir has signed for Italian side Perugia Calcio after being released by Arsenal this summer.

Hated former Arsenal forward has doping ban extended

MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
Samir Nasri has had his doping ban extended from six to 18 months the day his ban was supposed to end.

Former Arsenal man describes 'difficult' Gunners spell after completing transfer exit

Jeff Reine-Adelaide has spoken out on his 'difficult' time with Arsenal, after completing his summer move to Angers on a permanent transfer.

Former Arsenal goalkeeper signs for Brighton

Former Arsenal goalkeeper, Sophie Harris, has signed for Brighton & Hove Albion after being allowed to leave London Bees on a free transfer.

Jeff Reine-Adelaide seems to hit out at Arsenal

Jeff Reine-Adelaide has seemed to hit out at Arsenal after leaving for the club for a new life with Angers.

Former Arsenal star buys parents a mansion after increasing wages 5x

Former Arsenal Women forward, Asisat Oshoala, has used some of her Chinese wages to buy her parents a ‘mansion’ in her home country.

Arsenal fans & legend pay tribute to late Ghana Vice-President

A group of Arsenal fans including Tony Adams have paid tribute to the late Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, the former Vice President of Ghana who died suddenly on 29 June during a routine workout session at the gym.

West Ham plan sheds more light on Arsenal midfielder decision

PRESTON, ENGLAND - JULY 21: Jack Wilshere of West Ham United during the Pre-Season Friendly between Preston North End and West Ham United at Deepdale on July 21, 2018 in Preston, England. (Photo by Lynne Cameron/Getty Images)
West Ham have put together a specialised fitness plan for Jack Wilshere with manager, Manuel Pellegrini, admitting the midfielder will not be able to play every game for the Hammers this season.

Arsenal youngster dubbed ‘Mesut Ozil’s heir’ returns to former club

Vlad Dragomir is training with his former club, ACS Poli Timisoara in Romania, after he was released by Arsenal this summer

Midfielder Arsenal ‘don’t trust’ close to agreement with Serie A side

Vlad Dragomir is close to reaching an agreement with Serie A side, Atalanta, after the Romanian midfielder was released by Arsenal this summer.

Atletico Madrid meet with Chelsea about Olivier Giroud

Atletico Madrid are reportedly interested in bringing Olivier Giroud to Spain just six months after he left Arsenal.

Arsenal flop signs for SPAL 2103

Former Arsenal defender, Johan Djourou, has signed a one-year deal with S.P.A.L. in Italy after the Swiss defender reached an agreement with Antalyaspor to terminate his contract, allowing him to join the Italians for free.

Ex-Arsenal man sends Celtic warning

TYNSET, NORWAY - MAY 24: Nicklas Bendtner of Rosenborg during Second Round Norwegian Cup between Tynset IL v Rosenborg at Nytromoen on May 24, 2017 at Nytromoen in Tynset, Norway. (Photo by Trond Tandberg/Getty Images)
Nicklas Bendtner has warned Celtic that Rosenborg are out for revenge when the two sides meet in their Champions League qualifier.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain injury shows Arsenal were right to sell to Liverpool

On Wednesday it was announced that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain would miss the entirety of the 18/19 season with the knee injury he picked up last season against Roma.

Watch: Santi Cazorla receives standing ovation as he plays actual football...

Santi Cazorla turned out for Villarreal as they drew 1-1 with Hercules in a pre-season game.

Alexis Sanchez refused entry to United States

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Former Arsenal man Alexis Sanchez will not take part in Manchester United’s pre-season tour of the States after he was denied entry to the country due to his tax problems in Spain.

Former Arsenal manager becomes Millwall Director of Football

Former Arsenal Women manager, Pedro Losa, has been named as the new Director of Football at Millwall.

Official: 30-year-old Former Arsenal midfielder signs for Liverpool

Former Arsenal Women defensive midfielder, Niamh Fahey, has returned from France to sign for Liverpool.

Video: Santi Cazorla looks sharp in pre-season training

Santi Cazorla is undergoing pre-season training with Villarreal and the Arsenal fan favourite looks well on his way to an unlikely playing return.

Santi Cazorla admits he may have to quit football

Santi Cazorla says he’ll quit if he can’t make it through pre-season training

Arsenal 20-year-old signs for Brighton

Hugo Keto has signed for Brighton on a two-year deal after the 20-year-old keeper was released by Arsenal.

Arsenal fan favourite arrested – or was he?

Emmanuel Eboue has allegedly been arrested on suspicion of arson and malicious communications but his agent says it's all nonsense.

Amazing news for Santi Cazorla

Santi Cazorla is closing in on pre-season training with Villarreal as the midfielder looks set for an impossible return to playing at the top level.

Talented 19-year-old released by Arsenal in high demand

Vlad Dragomir is a wanted man after being released by Arsenal with Cagliari and Bologna showing an interest in the player according to a report from Romania.

Arsene Wenger makes astonishing Jack Wilshere claim - how can he...

Arsene Wenger is a big fan of Jack Wilshere but I’m not sure any of us realised just how much he rates the midfielder – until now.

Former Arsenal coach explains the truth of Özil's absences last season

Jens Lehmann has spoken out about Mesut Özil's absences throughout 2018, admitting the player's injuries have held him back for the last six months.

Arsenal legend joins London rival’s coaching team

Arsenal legend, Rachel Yankey, has joined the coaching set-up at London Bees.

Tickets go on sale for Arsenal's star's farewell match

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Per Mertesacker of Arsenal shows appreciation to he fans after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Tickets for Per Mertesacker’s farewell match on October 13 have gone on sale with prices starting at €10 for standing tickets.

Arsenal fan favourite launches skincare range

Lukas Podolski has launched his own skincare range.

Arsenal flop offered 3-year contract but wants time to decide

Mathieu Debuchy has been offered a three-year deal by Saint-Etienne but wants to take some time to think about his decision before giving them an answer.

Hateful pundit admits wanting Arsenal to lose and that he's banned...

Hateful former Arsenal-man-turned-pundit, Stewart Robson, has admitted what we all knew to be true – that he wanted Arsenal to lose under Arsene Wenger.

‘The problem is with Arsenal’ club director hits out as Newcastle...

Arsenal are refusing to lower their sell-on clause for Oguzhan Ozyakup as Besiktas blame the Gunners for their problem agreeing a new deal with the midfielder.

Arsenal fan favourite robbed at Russian airport

Former Arsenal star, Kanu, was robbed at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport when approximately €9,300 was stolen from his suitcase.

Former Gunner admits he wants to join Unai Emery's coaching staff

Robert Pires admits he's interested in joining Unai Emery's staff at Arsenal, and says he could be a bridge between the new backroom team and the players already at the club.

Former Gunner admits he was interviewed as a possible Arsene Wenger...

Cardiff, UNITED KINGDOM: (FILES) Picture taken 21 May 2005 at the Millennium Dome in Cardiff, shows Patrick Vieira lifting the FA Cup after Arsenal defeated Manchester United in the FA Cup Final football match. AFP PHOTO/ADRIAN DENNIS
Patrick Vieira says he had a conversation with Arsenal executives over the possibility of taking over from Arsene Wenger, but didn't reach the final stages of the process.

Has Arsene Wenger been snapped sealing his next job?

Arsene Wenger has been snapped having dinner with the manager of Galatasaray, Fatih Terim, and the former club president, Ali Sen.

Santi Cazorla looks sharp as he continues his fitness battle

Santi Cazorla continues to train alone at Villarreal as the midfielder attempts to prove his fitness ahead of the new season.

Arsenal director agrees deal to become TV pundit

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Per Mertesacker of Arsenal shows appreciation to he fans after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Per Mertesacker will work as a TV pundit next season as well as the new Head of Academy at Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger takes unfair swipe at Arsenal fans

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looks on during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St. James Park on April 15, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger has told Bein Sports that ‘impatience’ was a problem at Arsenal and that ‘nothing was good enough.’

Mikel Arteta: An unsung Arsenal hero

Mikel Arteta
Despite sitting alongside Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, Mikel Arteta's career as one of Arsenal's unsung heroes should never be forgotten.

Wright names the 5 players Arsene Wenger's replacement needs to build...

Ian Wright named the five young players he thinks the new Arsenal manager should develop and build around, given the club's reportedly limited transfer budget.

Arsenal urged to sign unsettled Manchester United star this summer

Robert Pires thinks Arsenal should sign Anthony Martial and Sokratis Papastathopoulos this summer, after recent media links to both players.

Simeone 'wouldn't fit in with Arsenal' according to former Gunner

Former Arsenal full-back Lauren thinks Diego Simeone wouldn't suit Arsenal, despite some supporters calling for the manager to replace Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal legend exclusive: Star forward must use Atletico match to secure...

Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (2nd L) reacts after Atletico equalize during the UEFA Europa League first leg semi-final football match between Arsenal and Atletico Madrid at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 26, 2018. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP)
Emmanuel Petit thinks fellow Frenchman Alexandre Lacazette needs to put in a performance in Madrid on Thursday to convince Didier Deschamps to name him in his World Cup squad this summer.

Arsenal haven't even approached media favourite to replace Arsene Wenger

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Arsenal haven't made any contact with Patrick Vieira over taking over from Arsene Wenger, despite the near constant links between the former Gunner and the job.

Former Gunner insists 'fearless' youngster should start against Atletico Madrid

Ian Wright thinks Konstantinos Mavropanos should start on Thursday against Atletico Madrid, after the Greek defender performed impressively on his debut.

Exclusive: Arsenal legend insists Gunners midfielder 'must improve' in these 3...

Emmanuel Petit thinks Granit Xhaka has a few areas to work on if he's really going to push on and become the player he can be, after the 25-year-old captained the side this weekend.

[Exclusive] Petit on the Atletico Madrid tie, Arsenal’s away struggles and...

This week we spoke to former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Petit about the upcoming games against Manchester United and Atletico Madrid, and he suggested that the Gunners need to forget the Premier League at this point.

Former Gunner told to 'come home' and replace Arsene Wenger

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Robert Pires thinks Patrick Vieira is '100%' ready to manage Arsenal, as someone who is regularly in contract with his fellow Frenchman.

Arsenal managerial candidate said current squad better than Invincibles

(IAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Patrick Vieira claimed that Arsenal's current squad of players are better footballers than the Invincibles, but said they don't have the physicality to win certain matches.

Former Arsenal captain applies for manager’s job

Tony Adams has applied for the Singapore National Team manager’s job however he also has ‘a couple of opportunities closer to home’ after admitting he 'wouldn't be afraid' of taking over from Arsene Wenger.

Vieira explains why he left Arsenal, now ‘ready’ to return

Speaking in 2016, Patrick Vieira explained why he left Arsenal for Juventus and the reason he gave means there is no reason he can't return now as he admits being 'ready' for the Arsenal job.

Oxlade-Chamberlain's history with knee injuries should have Liverpool fans worried

On Tuesday, Liverpool smashed AS Roma at Anfield to put one foot in the Champions League final, but in the process Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain picked up a knee injury.

41-year-old manager changes mind, says he’s ‘ready’ for Arsenal job

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Patrick Vieira has said that he’s ‘ready’ despite recently hinting he wasn’t as he continues to be linked with the Arsenal manager’s job.

Former Gunner hints at German manager as best replacement for Arsene...

Lukas Podolski
Lukas Podolski thinks Arsenal should look to Germany for their next managerial appointment, after learning of Arsene Wenger's imminent departure.

Former Gunner insists Arsenal can win Europa League

Robert Pires thinks Arsenal have a tough challenge ahead of them to beat Atletico Madrid, but argues they have a 'very good opportunity' to win the whole competition.

Arsenal star makes PFA Team of the Year as ex-star gets...

The PFA awards took place on Sunday night at the Grovesnor hotel and three awards were given to female players, including one to a former Arsenal star.

Former forward 'didn't want to leave Arsenal' despite moving to rival...

Charlie Nicholas claims Olivier Giroud didn't want to leave Arsenal in January, but the striker just had to accept what happened in the end, as he didn't have much choice.

Pep Guardiola claims this manager is 'ready' to replace Arsene Wenger

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Pep Guardiola says Patrick Vieira is ready to take over from Arsene Wenger if the Arsenal board want him to, claiming the former Gunner is already a top manager.

Former Arsenal forward 'felt like a failure' when he left the...

Jeremie Aliadiere admits he regrets leaving Arsenal when he did, and wonders whether he could've taken over from Thierry Henry if he'd stayed.

Arsenal fan favourite starts coaching badges with old club

Tomas Rosicky is starting his transition into coaching with Sparta Prague, but admits he has a lot to learn now he's on the other side.

Forward admits having to hide from Arsenal players after match

25 Oct 1998: Chirs Sutton of Blackburn Rovers in action during the FA Carling Premiership match against Arsenal at Ewood Park in Blackburn, England. Arsenal won the game 2-1. \ Shaun Botterill /Allsport
Chris Sutton has said that he had to hide in the toilets at Highbury to avoid the wrath of Arsenal players after his unsportsman-like behaviour in 1997.

Arsenal fan favourite says Chelsea are 'the best club in England'

Former Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, who moved across London to join Chelsea in January, now claims he joined the best club in England.

Former Arsenal and Celtic forward goes missing

Former Arsenal youngster, Anthony Stokes, is in trouble with his Greek club, Apollon Smyrini, after he failed to turn up to training three days in a row and offered no apology or explanation.

Former Gunner: Arsenal need to win Europa League and keep Wenger

Alexander Hleb says Arsenal not qualifying for the Champions League next year would be 'like a tragedy', so he hopes Arsene Wenger's side can win the Europa League.

Former Gunner predicts Arsenal draw and names team to avoid in...

Charlie Nicholas predicts Arsenal will draw the second-leg of their tie against CSKA Moscow on Thursday night, and Aaron Ramsey will add to his brace from last week.

Surprising stats show pundit is wrong and Oxlade-Chamberlain hasn't improved at...

Danny Murphy has become the latest pundit to take a shot at Arsenal over the sale of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, despite statistics suggesting the midfielder hasn't improved.

So wrong: Journalist makes hilarious claim about former Arsenal player

In the Guardian they have an article about Mathieu Debuchy’s resurgence since he left Arsenal but the reporters call him a ‘stoic professional’ which is far from the truth.

Arsenal flop scores again

Saint-Etienne's French defender Mathieu Debuchy (C) is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the French L1 football match between Nantes and Saint-Etienne at the La Beaujoire Stadium in Nantes, western France, on April 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE
Mathieu Debuchy found the back of the net for Saint Etienne once again, scoring his second goal for his new team as his revival continues.

Remembering David Rocastle

Yesterday marks 17 years since David Rocastle passed. Here, from our Arsenal Number 7s book, is an extract from Paul Williams chapter on this true legend

Graphic: Remembering David “Rocky” Rocastle

Yesterday, 31 March, marked 17 years since David Rocastle lost his battle to cancer aged only 33.

Fan favourite says it was 'clear' he had to leave Arsenal

Wojciech Szczesny has revealed that it was ‘clear’ he had to leave Arsenal and that once he knew that, Juventus’s offer was ‘very easy’ to accept.

Former player describes ‘fights every day’ at Arsenal

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 15: Jay Bothroyd of Muangthong United looks dejected following the AFC Champions League playoff match between the Melbourne Victory and Muangthong United at Skilled Stadium on February 15, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Graham Denholm/Getty Images)
Former Arsenal youngster, Jay Bothroyd, has admitted that he only learned how to head a ball when he left Arsenal and that there used to be fights every day in training.

Another Arsenal flop finds his feet at a new club

Yaya Sanogo is finally starting to find his feet again up front after a turbulent few years, and not a moment too soon for new club Toulouse FC.

Former Arsenal coach: Sanchez is probably regretting his decision

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks despondent during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Liam Brady says Alexis Sanchez isn't the easiest of characters in the dressing room, but he got away with it at Arsenal early on because of what he was doing on the pitch.

'Karma', 'Money blinded you': Arsenal fans react to latest Alexis moaning

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Arsenal fans haven't shown much sympathy for Alexis Sanchez after the Chilean forward revealed his transfer to Manchester United has been "very rough" so far.

Fan favourite says he had 'no choice' but to leave Arsenal

Olivier Giroud says he had no choice but to leave Arsenal after Arsene Wenger decided to bring in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the winter window.

Hundreds of times: How often has Alexis really lost the ball...

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United reacts during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester United at Selhurst Park on March 5, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
When Alexis Sanchez left Arsenal for Manchester United in January, Arsenal fans warned their northern counterparts that Alexis was a great player but he gives the ball away so much he drives you crazy.

Former Gunner claims 'beatable' Manchester City wouldn't scare the Invincibles

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Sol Campbell thinks the 'Invicibles' wouldn't be afraid of playing against Manchester City's current side, and claims too many Premier League teams are at the moment.

Wenger insists former Arsenal star deserves good reception from fans

Arsene Wenger says he's glad that Arsenal fans gave Theo Walcott such a good reception on his return to North London, and expects the same when Olivier Giroud comes back.

Why Alexis Sanchez's struggles at Manchester United unlikely to get much...

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks despondent during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
If you’re an Arsenal fan who delights in schadenfreude then Alexis Sanchez’s move to Manchester United must taste very sweet indeed.

Pires, Rosicky and more return to Arsenal for charity match against...

Arsenal have announced two charity matches against Real Madrid, following the success of the legends match against AC Milan Glorie in 2016.

Former Gunner admits he can see Celtic manager as Wenger replacement

John Hartson says he understands why the media are linking Brendan Rodgers to a move to Arsenal, but says he expects the 45-year-old to stay in Scotland for another season.

Mathieu Debuchy frustrated again

Saint-Etienne's French defender Mathieu Debuchy celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lyon (OL) and Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on February 25, 2018, at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central-eastern France. / AFP PHOTO / ROMAIN LAFABREGUE
Mathieu Debuchy is frustrated once again after he was ignored for a France recall despite excelling since leaving Arsenal.

41-year-old manager admits Arsenal job interests him

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Patrick Vieira has admitted that the idea of managing at Arsenal interests him ‘one day’ as anyone with a connection to the club and some managerial experience continues to be linked with a position that isn’t even vacant yet.

Arsenal fans show class after former player suffers season-ending injury

Francis Coquelin's season with Valencia is over already after the midfielder suffered a nasty injury in training.

Devastating blow for former Arsenal fan favourite

Francis Coquelin is set for surgery after the former Arsenal man ruptured his Achilles in training.

Tenacity, footwork, speed and knowledge: Former Arsenal star says this player...

Arsenal's midfielder Jack Wilshere of England gestures during the UEFA Europa League round 16 first-leg football match AC Milan Vs Arsenal at the 'San Siro Stadium' in Milan on March 8, 2018. Arsenal won 0-2. (MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)
Sol Campbell thinks England need a player like Jack Wilshere, and says the midfielder should be on the plane to Russia this summer if he can stay fit.

Stats prove Mkhitaryan better than Alexis Sanchez since switch

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 3rd Arsenal goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan is Arsenal's best performing player at the club, according to WhoScored, after a bright start to his new life in London.

We didn’t need him: Manchester United fans turn on Alexis Sanchez

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Manchester United fans haven’t taken long to turn on Alexis Sanchez and when Rio Ferdinand had a dig at the player for looking like a stranger in his new side, they agreed.

Ray Parlour explains why even £50m isn't enough for Arsenal 22-year-old

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 22: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal during UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Arsenal and Ostersunds FK at the Emirates Stadium on February 22, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal legend Ray Parlour urges the club to hold onto Hector Bellerin, and says he wouldn't even take £50m for the full-back.

Pundit will be 'shocked' if Celtic boss isn't at Arsenal next...

Paul Merson truly believes that Celtic coach Brendan Rodgers should take over from Arsene Wenger.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang meets Arsenal legend

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has ingratiated himself further with the Arsenal faithful by posing with club legend Tony Adams at Ashburton Grove.

Former Arsenal star convinced Wenger will announce his departure this weekend

Charlie Nicholas thinks the fan apathy towards Arsenal's Premier League campaign at the moment could convince Arsene Wenger to announce his departure on Friday.

Arsenal flop beats Neymar to POTM award

Saint-Etienne's French defender Mathieu Debuchy celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lyon (OL) and Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on February 25, 2018, at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central-eastern France. / AFP PHOTO / ROMAIN LAFABREGUE
Mathieu Debuchy has been named Player of the Month for February in Ligue 1, beating out competition from Neymar.

Arsenal players hated Alexis Sanchez says Honigstein, 'they really wanted rid...

Raphael Honigstein has revealed that the Arsenal dressing room didn’t like Alexis Sanchez very much at all and that they were furious with his pretence that he was the only one working hard when stats showed he was doing the least.

Where does Özil rank? Arsenal's top 5 Premier League assist-providersa

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal with Mesut Ozil and team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on January 20, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
On Sunday, Mesut Özil reached 50 Premier League assists with his set-piece delivery for Shkodran Mustafi, but how does that rank among the club's best ever creative players?

Legend linked with Arsenal job speaks out about rumours

Patrick Vieira has spoken with L'Equipe about potentially becoming Arsenal manager in the future and his current feelings towards Arsene Wenger.

Sensitive Tottenham officials ‘stunned’ by Wojciech Szczesny’s behaviour

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 07: Paulo Dybala and Gianluigi Buffon of Juventus celebrate with Wojciech Szczesny of Juventus after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus at Wembley Stadium on March 7, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Wembley officials were reportedly left STUNNED after Wojciech Szczesny wound up some Tottenham fans who had been abusing him all evening.

Gifted midfielder explains damming reason he left Arsenal

Marcus McGuane has revealed that he never spoke to Arsene Wenger while at the club despite being there for 13 years. At least, that’s how it’s being spun.

Arsenal move results in talented midfielder getting £21.9m buyout clause

When Marcus McGuane left Arsenal for Barcelona in January, the Catalans reportedly gave the then 18-year-old a considerable £21.9m buyout clause.

Arsenal favourite delivers heartbreaking message to fans after Tottenham hilarity

Wojciech Szczesny admitted he still loves Arsenal after Juventus knocked Tottenham Hotspur out of the Champions League this week.

Thierry Henry turned down Arsenal job and this shows why

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Thierry Henry has made no secret of the fact he wants to be Arsenal’s manager but the money he is making with Sky Sports shows why he was so reluctant to give up his pundit career for a lesser role at the club.

Talented midfielder explains 'massive achievement' after dumping Arsenal

Earlier this week, Arsenal academy graduate Marcus McGuane made his debut for the Barcelona first team, and afterwards he talked about that 'massive achievement'.

Former Gunner jokes that he will 'sign again for Arsenal'

Aleksandr Hleb recently revealed that although he's taking a break from football, he's happy to evaluate offers, and the 36-year-old took the opportunity to joke that he could sign for Arsenal again.

Arsenal fans delighted yet devastated as Wojciech Szczesny brutally trolls Spurs...

Juventus' Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny warms up prior to the Italian Serie A football match AC Chievo vs Juventus at the Marcantonio-Bentegodi stadium in Verona on January 27, 2018. (MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
Wojciech Szczesny proved he's still a Gooner after Juventus beat Spurs on Wednesday evening and Arsenal fans are loving it... although a little bit emotional.

Arsene Wenger ally attacks Arsenal ex-players for manager criticism

Gilles Grimandi, a former Arsenal player and current scout for the club who remains close to Arsene Wenger, thinks his ex-teammates are wrong to call for the manager's departure.

Pundit explains Arsene Wenger won't be sacked

Ray Parlour believes that Arsenal will not get rid of Arsene Wenger until performances on the pitch start to affect the club’s balance sheet.

Media seem shocked by Alexis Sanchez’s Manchester United problems

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United reacts during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester United at Selhurst Park on March 5, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Some parts of the media seem surprised by Alexis Sanchez’s problems fitting in at Manchester United as if they never watched him play for Arsenal.

Pundit makes powerful prediction about Arsenal against AC Milan

Charlie Nicholas thinks Arsenal will beat AC Milan, with Danny Welbeck scoring the first goal of the game, despite all their recent struggles.

Hilarity as referee sends off former Arsenal forward then changes his...

Arsenal's Mexican striker Carlos Vela (L) celebrates scoring the second goal with teammate Sanchez Watt (R) during their Carling Cup 3rd round match against West Bromwich Albion at the Emirates, London, on September 22, 2009. AFP PHOTO/GLYN KIRK
Former Arsenal youngster, Sanchez Watt, was shown a red card by the referee after the official thought he was arguing with him when Watt was simply telling him his name.

Former player drops explosive insider info: Defender won't listen & Wenger...

Steve Bould struggles to influence training at Arsenal, according to former teammate Lee Dixon.

Manager claims Arsenal spent £36.9m on player they 'couldn't give away'

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal gestures during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Lee Dixon claims Gary Neville told him he couldn't even give Shkodran Mustafi away when he was manager of Valencia, before Arsenal spent £30m on the defender.

Thierry Henry keen to ‘help’ Arsenal but fans unconvinced

While Thierry Henry insists that, if Arsenal were to ask for his 'help', he would offer it but fans haven't forgotten when he chose Sky Sports over the club he 'loves' in 2014.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has not forgotten Thierry Henry's 'stupid' criticism after £40m...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has opened up about how Thierry Henry's criticism after his move to Liverpool has stuck with him.

France legend admits Arsenal star 'isn't the same' anymore

Arsenal legend Emmanuel Petit is concerned for Laurent Koscielny's World Cup chances.

Arsenal pundit makes depressing admission about state of current side

Arsenal legend Martin Keown reckons that this current side is the worst since Terry Neill was sacked in the 1980s.

Manager suggested for Arsenal job sells house

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Patrick Vieira has reportedly just sold his £2.2m Cheshire home.

Former Arsenal man makes surprising prediction ahead of Milan clash

Martin Keown reckons that Arsenal have more than enough talent in their locker to beat AC Milan in the Europa League this month, as long as they show the same spirit as the Serie A side.

Is racism why Sol Campbell can’t get a job in management?

Has Sol Campbell really not got a job in football management because of racism?

Arsenal fans rage at former player after 'spicy' comments

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Arsenal fans aren't happy with William Gallas, after the former defender's comments about the team in their 3-0 defeat to Manchester City.

Arsenal fan hate figure believes Antonio Conte is best manager for...

Stewart Robson thinks Jack Wilshere should only stay at Arsenal if Chelsea manager Antonio Conte takes over from Arsene Wenger.

More bad news for controversial ex-Arsenal winger as he picks up...

MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
Samir Nasri has received a six-month ban after visiting Drip Doctors in Los Angeles back on Boxing Day 2016.

Just 1 Arsenal player makes Ian Wright's 'Southern XI'

Ian Wright says only one Arsenal player is deserving of a place in a combined 'Southern XI', whilst picking nine from Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.

Ray Parlour names which legend Arsenal should 'gamble' on to replace...

Ray Parlour believes that Arsenal should take a gamble when appointing Arsene Wenger's successor and give Patrick Vieira the job.

Ray Parlour reckons only one Arsenal player is on Jack Wilshere's...

Ray Parlour thinks Jack Wilshere is being held back because the players around him aren't on his level, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain proves that.

United board members ‘criticise Mourinho’ over Sanchez signing

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 31: A dejected looking Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on January 31, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Manchester United executives criticised Jose Mourinho's transfer policy at a London dinner party last week, according to reports.

Wright suggests finding manager who has won nothing to replace Wenger

Ian Wright thinks Arsenal need to look at someone like Mauricio Pochettino to replace Arsene Wenger, rather than somebody 'old' like Carlo Ancelotti.

Former player highlights serious discipline issue at Arsenal

Ian Wright says he's heard reports of Arsenal players repeatedly turning up late for training, or calling in sick to avoid coming in at all.

Arsenal legend says blame the players not Wenger

Paul Merson refuses to blame Arsene Wenger for Arsenal's League Cup final defeat, saying the players have to accept responsibility after a number of terrible individual performances.

Another Arsenal pundit destroys club after Manchester City debacle

Martin Keown says Arsenal were naive in their embarrassing League Cup final defeat to Manchester City, and blamed their schoolboy defending for the result.

Video: Ex-Arsenal flop saves crucial point with stunning goal

Yaya Sanogo managed to save Toulouse a point on Saturday after scoring an 87th-minute goal against Monaco.

Unpopular ex-Arsenal midfielder explains difference between new boss and Wenger

Francis Coquelin has spoken about the differences between Arsene Wenger and Marcelino, adapting to La Liga, and how he's feeling on the pitch in a recent interview in Spain.

'There are no rivals': Italian media shower ex-Arsenal star with praise

The Italian media's love-in with Wojciech Szczesny is still going strong with La Gazzetta dello Sport claiming the goalkeeper has 'no rivals' in Serie A at the moment.

Former Arsenal star delivers damning insight into Wenger's defensive training failings

Sol Campbell says Arsene Wenger didn't spend a lot of time coaching the team defensively during the centre-back's time at the club, despite the obvious need for it.

Former forward's training ground 'leak' explains Arsenal's 'criminal' defence

Arsenal legend Alan Smith has strongly hinted that Arsene Wenger doesn't allow Steve Bould, one of the best defenders to ever don red-and-white, coach at London Colney, which explains a lot...

Arsenal's first team problems have punished 4 academy prospects

Charlie Nicholas thinks Arsenal's youth players are being punished for the first-team's failures, and I can't say I disagree with him.

Chelsea scout admits following 25-year-old Arsenal target after January bid

Chelsea scout Eddie Newton tells Turkish media they've followed Besiktas midfielder Oguzhan Özyakup in the past, and he thinks the 25-year-old will suit Arsenal.

'Is he having a laugh?' Fans appalled by ex-Arsenal man's latest...

Sol Campbell isn't exactly known for being humble but his latest comments about why he's not been handed a job as a manager yet are simply staggering.

Thierry Henry forced to explain himself after ‘brutal’ Neymar ‘advice’

Thierry Henry has been forced to explain his recent 'brutal advice' for Neymar after his comments were taken too seriously by the media.

Forward gushes about Arsene Wenger after being invited to train at...

Jeremie Aliadiere says Arsene Wenger is both the best coach and the best man manager he's ever had, after the Frenchman offered him a chance to train at London Colney.

Robert Pires urges Arsene Wenger to follow Jose Mourinho's example

Robert Pires says even Arsene Wenger doesn't know why Arsenal are struggling in the Premier League this campaign, but the former Gunner thinks the cup final can be a turning point.

'Send him back to Arsenal': Manchester United fans turn on star...

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 31: A dejected looking Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on January 31, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Manchester United fans are already starting to turn on Alexis Sanchez, after the Chilean put in another disappointing performance against Sevilla.

Amazing reason former Arsenal star said 'no' to return

Bacary Sagna admits he turned down the chance to train with Arsenal during his time without a club because he didn't want to get in the way of players already at the club or block Mathieu Debuchy.

Olivier Giroud makes remarkable Arsene Wenger statement

Olivier Giroud says Arsene Wenger would have been 'pissed off' had he not gone to the World Cup and although Dortmund offered him more money, he preferred to go to Chelsea and Wenger was happy to help.

Dutch forward 'knew it would be Arsenal' ahead of move at...

Ex-Arsenal forward, Vincent van den Berg, has opened up about the 'fairy tale' that was his short time in north London, which was marred by injuries and illness.

Alexis Sanchez dressing room split blamed for poor form

Former Colombia and Newcastle forward, Faustino Asprilla, has revealed that the Chile national team's dressing room is completely split with Alexis Sanchez at odds with Arturo Vidal.

'Never say never' says former Arsenal man-turned-manager aiming to emulate Arsene...

Feyenoord coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst sees himself becoming the Dutch side's version of Arsene Wenger.

How Patrick Vieira’s 5-year-old Wenger comments prove his inability to change

Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira says Arsene Wenger's trust in his players is both his biggest strength and his biggest weakness.

Manchester United defender tries to explain why he used to kick...

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Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo is glad Alexis Sanchez is on the same team as he doesn't have to kick him anymore. 

Roma sporting director confirms interest in forward while at Arsenal

Roma's sporting director Monchi has said that he would have tried to sign Olivier Giroud had Edin Dzeko joined Chelsea. 

Controversial ex-Arsenal winger set for Zenit move

Samir Nasri
Former Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri could be joining Zenit St. Petersburg after he was released by Antalyaspor.

Forward explains why he 'needed' to leave Arsenal

Olivier Giroud feels he had to leave Arsenal for Chelsea, and has already shown what he's all about in his home debut.

Thierry Henry highlights Arsene Wenger's reluctance to spend big on key...

Thierry Henry feels that Arsene Wenger isn't as willing to spend big money on defenders as he is for midfielders and strikers.

Kevin Campbell blasts Arsene Wenger for Arsenal star's 'disgraceful' treatment

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal reacts following a missed chance during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Former Arsenal striker Kevin Campbell says Arsene Wenger's treatment of summer signing Alexandre Lacazette is disgraceful, and damaging to the striker's confidence.

They aren't learning or improving: Former Arsenal favourite says Wenger's task...

Ian Wright thinks making it back into the top four is pretty much an impossible task after the weekend's loss to Tottenham, and Arsenal have to focus on the Europa League instead.

4 Arsenal players who beat De Bruyne’s hat-trick of assists

Kevin De Bruyne provided three assists at the weekend at Manchester City beat Leicester City, but four Arsenal players have gone one better.

Thierry Henry details what Arsenal must do now

Thierry Henry says Arsenal need to focus on the Europa League, after the weekend's results. Meanwhile, Eden Hazard says his brace for Chelsea on Monday was inspired by the former Gunner.

I saw him cry: Alexis Sanchez with dressing room revelation

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 31: A dejected looking Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on January 31, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Alexis Sanchez, who hardly said two words while at Arsenal, has turned into a proper chatty Charlie since he signed for Manchester United.

We made a mistake: Former Arsenal director admits club got it...

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Arsenal let Harry Kane go as a kid due to being chubby and lacking athleticism, according to former academy director Liam Brady.

Arsenal legend in managerial talks with Oxford United

Sol Campbell is in talks to take over as manager at Oxford United, as he continues to search for a way into management.

Serious, technical: Arsenal flop gets legend seal of approval at new...

Saint-Etienne legend Robert Herbin says he approves of the Ligue 1 side's acquisition of Mathieu Debuchy in the January transfer window.

Too much: Bellerin hits out at Alexis Sanchez before defending him

Hector Bellerin has revealed he thought that Alexis Sanchez's demands were a bit too much, and also gave his view on the celebration controversy against Crystal Palace.

Incredible deal: Decision to sell 'world class' man keeps looking worse...

TURIN, ITALY - JANUARY 22: Wojciech Szczesny of Juventus jump for the ball during the Serie A match between Juventus and Genoa CFC on January 22, 2018 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)
Petr Cech redeemed himself somewhat against Tottenham at the weekend but it is still hard to shake the feeling that selling Wojciech Szczesny was one of the biggest mistakes Arsene Wenger has ever made.

Incredible deal: Agent hails club's vision for signing world class player...

Wojciech Szczesny's agent Jonathan Barnett has praised Juventus for spotting the keeper's ability and buying him for cheap.

Serge Gnabry undergoes position change as if he's still at Arsenal,...

Serge Gnabry provided an assist for Hoffenheim in their 4-2 win over Mainz at the weekend, despite playing in an unfamiliar wing-back position.

Lee Dixon names which Arsenal fan favourite should be first on...

Lee Dixon believes that Jack Wilshere is Arsenal's most important player and should be the first name on the team sheet.

Distance apart: Liam Brady delivers damming verdict on 3 Arsenal stars...

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Liam Brady was disappointed by the efforts of Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang against Tottenham, and felt Harry Kane worked harder than...

Martin Keown nails Arsenal problem against Tottenham but Arsene Wenger disagrees

Arsene Wenger believes his defence were just caught out by a great striker after Martin Keown claimed they lacked the hunger to defend. 

Giroud’s Chelsea move now looking even smarter after injury news

Olivier Giroud's move to Chelsea is starting to look like a smart move, after Antonio Conte admitted he doesn't know when Alvaro Morata might return from injury.

It's in his head: Former Arsenal man admits Lacazette fears

William Gallas is worried about Alexandre Lacazette, after Arsene Wenger named the Frenchman on the bench for a second Premier League match in a row.

‘I never lie’ says Alexis Sanchez as Wenger admits Manchester City...

Arsene Wenger says the uncertainty around Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil made things really difficult for the team this season, and thinks Arsenal should have ended it earlier.

Former unlucky Arsenal fan favourite plays key role in thrilling league...

Arsenal hero Eduardo joined Legia Warsaw as a free agent in January following his short stint at Atlético Paranaense and has already had an impact on his new team.

6 of our favourite times Arsenal humiliated Tottenham

Ahead of the North London derby this Saturday, we've looked at some of Arsenal's humiliations of their local rivals.

Arsenal legend tried to help Manchester City land £35m forward

Former Gunner Gilberto Silva tried to help Fred seal a move from Shakhtar Donetsk to Manchester City this January, according to reports.

Mind is shaken: Talented 25-year-old midfielder wants move with Arsenal return...

Former Arsenal midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup is considering leaving Besiktas in the summer, but wants to do so on good terms.

Bayern Munich 22-year-old admits Arsenal ideal to 'make a name for...

Serge Gnabry is full of compliments for Arsene Wenger and has explained why he joined Arsenal at such a young age.

Theo Walcott explains how manager played key role in Everton switch

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Theo Walcott of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton and West Bromwich Albion at Goodison Park on January 20, 2018 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)
Theo Walcott has revealed that he signed for Everton because Sam Allardyce is the type of manager he needs.

Ian Wright explains why Aubameyang doesn't have to worry about key...

Ian Wright
Ian Wright believes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang doesn't need to touch the ball many times so long as he scores goals. 

From Spain: Alexis Sanchez handed non-custodial prison sentence

Alexis Sanchez has accepted a non-custodial prison sentence for defrauding £888,620 according to Estadio Deportivo.

The Sun publish bizarre story about Theo Walcott – is it...

Theo Walcott's father, Donald, has reportedly been told that he can't take four pictures of his son from his private box at the Emirates unless they're removed from the frame.

3 Arsenal players receive Football Award nominations

Arsenal players past and present have received a number of nominations in the 2018 edition of the London Football Awards.

Ex-Arsenal midfielder volunteers at food banks as part of new initiative

Newcastle United midfielder Isaac Hayden is volunteering at food banks as part of the NUFC Fans Food Bank initiative.

Struggling Serie A side start negotiations with 2 ex-Arsenal stars after...

After signing former Gunner Bacary Sagna, Benevento are now in talks with Samir Nasri and Alex Song over the pair joining their old teammate, according to reports.

Ex-Arsenal defender says Wenger blocked Manchester United move

Mathieu Debuchy has admitted that he was upset with Arsene Wenger after he prevented a move to Manchester United.

Gifted young Arsenal midfielder joined Barcelona for playing time

Marcus McGuane is Arsenal through and through, but jumped at the chance to play for Barcelona. 

Arsenal flop features in Team of the Week after impressive debut

Mathieu Debuchy made L'Equipe's Ligue 1 team of the week, after an impressive debut performance from the Frenchman for new club Saint Etienne.

Deep down I'm in tears: Former Arsenal fan favourite wants playing...

Emmanuel Eboue says all he wants to do is get back to playing football, after his personal struggles in recent months.

Aubameyang is a troublemaker, Alexis Sanchez a 'professional': But only one...

Ever since Alexis Sanchez's move to Manchester City fell through in the summer, people have practically been insisting that the Chilean is one of the most professional footballers to ever play the sport, so why is Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang viewed as the opposite?

16 years on Harry Kane still bitter about being an Arsenal...

Harry Kane says he wants to prove Arsenal wrong for letting him go, and tries to do so every time he steps onto the pitch against the Gunners.

Hard work 'pays off': Arsenal flop scores impressive goal on debut

Mathieu Debuchy managed to score on his debut for Saint-Etienne.

Fan favourite inducted into Arsenal 100 Club

Tomas Rosicky scores against Tottenham
Tomas Rosicky is the latest former player to be inducted into The 100 Club.

He can't believe it! Former Arsenal man says Aubameyang overloaded with...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Martin Keown has a feeling that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will enjoy playing for Arsenal due to our creative options. 

'Wise man' 'leader': Former coaches sing comical Arsenal flop's praises

Yaya Sanogo
Yaya Sanogo is a 'wise man' and 'a leader', according to his former coaches, and the striker just needs some luck with injuries.

Former Arsenal forward explains 3 reasons he left for rival in...

Olivier Giroud says he wanted to leave because Arsenal were signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Didier Deschamps encouraged him to move on.

Not a bad thing: Arsenal forward no regrets despite admitting development...

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Theo Walcott of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton and West Bromwich Albion at Goodison Park on January 20, 2018 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)
Theo Walcott looked back at his Arsenal career and talked about what it would feel like to go back, ahead of the Gunners' game against Everton on Saturday.

62-goal forward changed mind about leaving, Wenger sold him anyway says...

Football super agent Jon Smith says Emmanuel Adebayor changed his mind about his Manchester City move, but Arsene Wenger ushered him out the door anyway.

Twisting inside-out to get that controversial nugget: What is Ian Wright's...

Ian Wright can see problems at Arsenal but his scatter gun approach to punditry is beginning to backfire. Like many pundits on TV, Wright sells...

Defensive midfielder training with Arsenal not free agent but does need...

Alex Song was training with Arsenal to improve his fitness after Rubin Kazan told him to find a new club, but why?

£600kpw? More? Wenger points upwards when asked about Alexis Sanchez's salary

Arsene Wenger has suggested that Alexis Sanchez is earning more at Manchester United than what's been reported.

Massive Arsenal fan favourite made captain of new team

Lukas Podolski has been named the new captain of J1 League side Vissel Kobe.

Former Arsenal man signs 6-month deal at bottom club with 'heart...

France right-back Bacary Sagna said Saturday he was hoping to revive his international career and play in the World Cup as he signed for Serie A underdogs Benevento.

Manager says goalscoring forward would have retired at Arsenal but for...

Sam Allardyce feels Theo Walcott would have retired at Arsenal had he still been a first team regular. 

Written off and underrated: Olivier Giroud 4th best striker in Wenger...

Olivier Giroud was never the answer, but that didn't stop him from being a very good striker during his time at Arsenal.

Former Arsenal man explains brilliant response to Luis Suarez 'sh*t' insult

VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 26: Gabriel Paulista of Valencia CF celebrates after his team mate Rodrigo Moreno scored his team's first goal during the La Liga match between Valencia and Barcelona at Mestalla stadium on November 26, 2017 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
Gabriel is certainly enjoying something of a better time since his move to Spain, but the former Arsenal defender, who was surprisingly shipped out last summer, is still holding the attentions of Arsenal fans.

'Technically he’s excellent': Spanish press impressed with Barcellona Arsenal signing

Marcus McGuane has only just moved to Barcelona but is already impressing the Spanish press.

Arsenal slash calendar price, S*n call it ‘disastrous’

Arsenal have halved their 2018 calendar price and this is apparently to do with the Gunners selling players.

Jealous, pathetic, fraud: Arsenal fans hit out at Ian Wright after...

Ian Wright has managed to frustrate Arsenal fans again after having a dig at Mesut Ozil on social media.

Wenger gives definitive answer about midfielder signing

Arsenal's head coach Arsene Wenger (L) and Arsenal's midfielder Alex Song (R) attend a press conference at Partizan Stadium in Belgrade on September 27, 2010, on the eve of their Champions League Group H football match against Partizan Belgrade. AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP / Dimitar DILKOFF
Alex Song has been training at London Colney but Arsene Wenger insists the midfielder is looking for a club and purely maintaining his fitness.

Arsenal fans are emotional wrecks after Theo Walcott’s heart-felt message to...

Arsenal fans are far from happy that Olivier Giroud has signed for Chelsea and just as we were beginning to move past allowing the 31-year-old to move to our rivals, Theo Walcott had to pipe up.

Olivier Giroud’s Arsenal exit was ‘especially difficult’ for Wenger

Letting Olivier Giroud leave for Chelsea was an "especially difficult" decision for Arsene Wenger, according to reports, so why did he do it?

Mathieu Debuchy backs Olivier Giroud's decision to join Chelsea

Mathieu Debuchy says he's not worried for Olivier Giroud after his move to Chelsea, as he's sure the striker will continue to score goals wherever he goes.

Paul Merson makes ridiculous claim over Arsenal’s decision to sell Giroud

Paul Merson says Arsenal should have kept Olivier Giroud and sold Alexandre Lacazette instead, as the 31-year-old was the club's only 'plan B'.

Aubameyang 'honoured' to meet Arsenal legend

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had his first training session with Arsenal on Thursday and it seems he wasn't expecting to run into legend, Robert Pires.

Ex-Arsenal striker explains why he signed for Chelsea

Olivier Giroud says Antonio Conte was the driving force behind his decision to sign for Chelsea, and he's ready to start a new chapter in his career after leaving Arsenal.

Ian Wright believes there’s a ‘war’ going on at Arsenal

Ian Wright thinks the Arsenal players aren't listening to Arsene Wenger anymore, and there's a battle going on in the background between the manager and others behind the scenes.

Frenchman admits he's 'relieved' after saying goodbye to Arsenal for good

Mathieu Debuchy says he only wants to remember the good times at Arsenal, after leaving the Gunners for Saint Etienne on deadline day, but says he's relieved to get his move.

Debuchy set to leave Arsenal for free: Who else have the...

With Mathieu Debuchy set to join Saint Etienne on a free transfer, we looked at some of the other players Arsenal released for free in recent years, and how they got on.

Olivier Giroud thanks ‘Arsenal family’ as fans mourn his Chelsea move

Olivier Giroud has bid his 'Arsenal family' farewell.

David Seaman names which "magic" Arsenal player has "got to go"...

David Seaman
David Seaman believes that England manager Gareth Southgate would be foolish not to take Jack Wilshere to the 2018 Russia World Cup this summer.

'You don't win titles with him': Charlie Nicholas rips into Arsenal...

Former Gunner, Charlie Nicholas, has laid into Nacho Monreal insisting the 31-year-old isn't Arsenal's player of the season and you don't win titles with players like him.

He's come a long way: Arsenal flop and figure of fun...

Yaya Sanogo has finally done it: he's scored a goal for Toulouse.

Worse next year: Arsenal legend issues alarming warning about player contracts

David Seaman
David Seaman is worried that the club could be left behind if it continues to allow players to run down their contracts.

Arsenal 'handed pot of gold' after huge deal produces 'successful' transfer...

Arsenal legend Martin Keown reckons the Gunners have signed a brilliant player in Henrikh Mkhitaryan and has tipped Arsene Wenger to get the best out of the playmaker now he's in north London.

It's complicated: Former Arsenal fan favourite move collapses

Mathieu Flamini won't be joining Getafe despite having a successful trial with them. 

'Ban him!' Arsenal fans want Alexis banned for 8 months like...

Alexis Sanchez allegedly missed a drugs test at Arsenal on Monday, which means that either the club or player may be punished.

Clear decision to part ways: Controversial ex-Arsenal winger to terminate contract...

MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
Samir Nasri is set to terminate his contract with Turkish club Antalyaspor.

Agent offered £1.2m shortfall to seal Arsenal forward deal when board...

Football agent Jon Smith has revealed how he agreed to pay £1.2m himself, just to get the Andrei Arshavin transfer over the line before the deadline in 2009.

Arsenal, Manchester United or the player? Who’s in trouble over Alexis’...

Alexis Sanchez allegedly missed a drugs test on Monday while completing his move to Manchester United, according to reports.

He wanted to leave Arsenal: Jose Mourinho explains why Alexis is...

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Derby County at Old Trafford on January 5, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Jose Mourinho has spoken about Alexis Sanchez's desire to leave Arsenal and his lucrative new salary.

Thierry Henry names which player is a great fit for Arsenal

Thierry Henry believes Henrikh Mkhitaryan is a great player who will fit into Arsenal's style of play.

Ex-Arsenal striker raises important point on Arsene Wenger's past treatment of...

Former Arsenal striker Jay Bothroyd is delighted the Gunners are in the Carabao Cup final, but feels it sums up Arsene Wenger's demise, as it was considered a throwaway competition.

Agreement near: Defender close to joining struggling Serie A side

Bacary Sagna is finally closing in on a return to professional football, as he prepares to sign a deal with Serie A side Benevento.

Former Arsenal defender could return to the Premier League

Former Arsenal centre-back Johan Djourou could reportedly be returning to the Premier League this month, with relegation threatened side Swansea City keen on his signature.

Robin van Persie takes a shot as Alexis Sanchez

Robin van Persie believes that he left Arsenal on good terms in 2012 when he joined Manchester United, unlike Alexis Sanchez whom he hints may have "walked out with the door banging".

‘Leaving the club was a personal decision’ – Alexis Sanchez clears...

Alexis Sanchez took to Twitter to clear up a misunderstanding caused by his farewell message to Arsenal, with Thierry Henry blamed for convincing him to join Manchester United.

Free transfer: Former Arsenal midfielder has found a new club

Former Arsenal midfielder Lassana Diarra has joined Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer.

‘This will shake up the transfer system’ – Ian Wright on...

Ian Wright
In the age of astronomical transfer fees, Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes swap deals like Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan's will become the norm, along with massive wages.

Did Alexis Sanchez lie when naming his supported club as a...

After his move to Manchester United, Alexis Sanchez claimed he wanted to play for the club ever since he was a child. There has been evidence to support and condemn the statement.

Jens Lehmann explains what he told Arsene Wenger about his mangement...

Arsenal should be favourites says Jens Lehmann
Jens Lehmann says he wants to progress from his coaching role to become an assistant manager, and explained how he got his current job at Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger admits Alexis Sanchez was ready to play against Crystal...

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger admits Alexis Sanchez came with the Arsenal team to the hotel the night before Crystal Palace, but left after the club agreed the Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap deal.

Wojciech Szczesny explains he had ‘no choice’ but to leave Arsenal...

Wojciech Szczesny says there's 'no shame' in playing backup to a goalkeeper like Gianluigi Buffon, and he hopes to play for Juventus for the next 10 years.

Former Arsenal fan favourite signs La Liga deal

Mathieu Flamini has agreed terms with Getafe on a year-and-a-half contract in La Liga, according to reports.

Video: All Alexis Sanchez's 80 goals for Arsenal as he leaves...

With Alexis Sanchez joining Manchester United, it's time to say goodbye to the 29-year-old and all the goals he scored in Arsenal colours.

Bad luck strikes former Arsenal captain once again

Thomas Vermaelen will face another spell on the sidelines after injuring his thigh against Real Betis.

Pires: Sanchez wanted to stay but Arsenal didn’t spend enough money

Robert Pires denies Alexis Sanchez wanted to leave Arsenal for money, and says the Chilean is going because the Gunners wouldn't buy players to support him.

How good a player are Manchester United really getting in Alexis...

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
After three-and-a-half years, it's time to say goodbye to Alexis Sanchez, who is leaving Arsenal for Manchester United. Did the Chilean live up to the hype in North London?

Arsenal legend claims Mkhitaryan will thrive under Wenger but club need...

LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 26: Arsenal goalscorer Michael Thomas celebrates in the dressing room with the Championship trophy lid after his goal sealed a 2-0 victory over rivals Liverpool to win the 1988/89 Football League title at Anfield on May 26, 1989 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Allsport/Getty Images)
Michael Thomas feels that Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be a great bit of business, but has urged the club to sort out the defence.

Wojciech Szczesny hailed as he wins Player of the Month with...

Wojciech Szczesny has been named Juventus' player of the month for December.

Former Arsenal defender loses his head with referee and gets sent...

VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 26: Gabriel Paulista of Valencia looks on during the La Liga match between Valencia and Barcelona at Estadio Mestalla on November 26, 2017 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Fotopress/Getty Images)
Gabriel completely lost his head while playing for Valencia against Las Palmas on Saturday night.

Szczesny ‘wipes out question marks’ with Juventus performances

Wojciech Szczesny has been given the chance to shine at new club Juventus after Gigi Buffon picked up a calf injury and the Serie A giants are so impressed that they've reportedly stopped looking at other goalkeepers.

Former player believes it might take Arsenal '3 or 4 years'...

Sol Campbell is worried that Arsenal will struggle to attract top plays if they lose Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

'I'd crawl there': 43-year-old desperate to get coaching role at Arsenal

Sol Campbell says he'd have no hesitation about returning to Arsenal if he gets the opportunity, after the Gunners put in another poor defensive performance against Bournemouth.

Former Arsenal striker says Jack Wilshere is on 'mission'

Benik Afobe is convinced that Gareth Southgate will give Jack Wilshere an England call-up for the World Cup in Russia this summer.

Francis Coquelin explains ‘only problem’ Arsenal players have with Alexis

Francis Coquelin has said that the Arsenal squad didn't have any problems with Alexis Sanchez.

Everton manager explains why Walcott lost his place at Arsenal

Sam Allardyce believes Theo Walcott lost his place at Arsenal due to the change in system, and feels he can produce his best form for Everton. 

Walcott impresses Everton fans with nutmeg in first training session

Theo Walcott is already nutmegging his new teammates at Everton and impressing their supporters.

Ian Wright slams Arsenal as 'ordinary' without these key men

Ian Wright thinks Arsenal showed themselves to be an 'ordinary' side in the weekend's defeat against Bournemouth.

Former Arsenal midfielder says club need to aim higher than Aubameyang

Former Gunner Emmanuel Petit thinks Arsenal should be 'aiming higher' than players like Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Malcom.

20-year-old Empoli midfielder says clauses in contract 'exist' for Arsenal move

Despite only leaving Arsenal for Serie B side Empoli in the summer, Ismael Bennacer claims he's open to moving back to the Gunners one day.

Martin Keown names the Arsenal players that have "held the club...

Arsenal legend Martin Keown believes that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez's contract stand-offs have held the club to ransom in more ways than one.

Arsenal forward explains why he left the club

Theo Walcott may have ended his 12-year Arsenal career carrying his personal belongings in bin bags, but the England international insisted he bore no ill will towards his old club after joining Premier League rivals Everton.

Forward shares behind-the-scenes snaps at new club after 'emotional' goodbye to...

Theo Walcott admits that leaving Arsenal this week was 'emotional' and revealed he had to visit the club at night in order to pick up his stuff.

Ex-Gunners striker makes shock claim over why he really left Arsenal

Emmanuel Adebayor has accused Arsene Wenger of being fake and forcing him out of Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger names which player is "intelligent, has complete integrity and...

Arsene Wenger paid tribute to Theo Walcott after the 28-year-old moved to Everton this week.

£55,88m cost, £90,378-per-appearance and £332,222-per-goal: How much Theo Walcott cost Arsenal

On Wednesday, Theo Walcott left Arsenal to complete a permanent transfer to Everton, after almost 12 years at the club. We're looking at how much his North London spell cost.

28-year-old names which player convinced him to leave Arsenal for Everton

Theo Walcott has explained why he chose to sign for Everton this week, revealing Wayne Rooney helped to convince him to move to Goodison Park.

Theo Walcott sends farewell message to Arsenal supporters

Theo Walcott sent a message to the Arsenal fans after completing his move to Everton on Wednesday.

Ian Wright names which player has "shut up" taunting Arsenal fans

Ian Wright believes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's move to Liverpool was a 'magnificent opportunity', and says the 24-year-old has gone some way towards shutting up the fans who taunted him.

Ian Wright names which two Arsenal signings he's unconvinced about

Ian Wright is not entirely convinced by Arsenal potentially signing Manchester United playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Arsenal legend blasts Arsene Wenger for 28-year-old's stagnation

Ian Wright
Ian Wright believes that Theo Walcott's failure to develop during his 12 years at Arsenal is down to the 28-year-old's lack of schooling in his position.

I still need to grow: Battling midfielder reveals why he had...

Francis Coquelin says he has no regrets about his time with Arsenal, and he needed to move on for the sake of his career.

Former Arsenal man says this player should have left the club...

Charlie Nicholas thinks Theo Walcott should've left Arsenal years ago when it became clear he was never going to reach the level we all expected.

I had more pressure: Arsenal legend's son explains playing in his...

Niall Keown admits that while he's carved out his own career as a centre-back at Reading and Partick Thistle, there was a certain amount of pressure growing up as Martin Keown's son.

He wouldn't leave any footprints in snow: Arsenal fan favourite hailed...

John Hartson has hailed "absolute magician" Dennis Bergkamp as one of the best strikers he played with.

One of the best attackers of his generation: Yaya Sanogo still...

Yaya Sanogo
Do you ever lay there awake at night wondering what on earth became of Yaya Sanogo?

Thierry Henry gives ‘beneficial’ talk to Bournemouth players ahead of Arsenal...

Thierry Henry gave a pep talk to Bournemouth players ahead of Arsenal's game against the Cherries, according to Eddie Howe.

UEFA re-open doping investigation against former Arsenal player

MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Samir Nasri's appeal against a doping investigation, allowing UEFA to continue looking into the former Arsenal midfielder who faces a four-year ban.

Arsenal midfielder so determined to seal quick exit from club he...

Francis Coquelin paid for his own private plane to Valencia to speed up his transfer to the club, according to the Frenchman's new manager in Spain.

Charlie Nicholas tells Arsene Wenger where to go

Charlie Nicholas would welcome Arsene Wenger going upstairs after his managerial career, but has questioned who would be picking the new manager.

Arsenal legends praise Arsene Wenger for this 'incredible' + 'amazing' achievement

David O'Leary, Alan Smith and Lee Dixon believe that Arsene Wenger's record of Premier League games managed will never be surpassed.

Unwanted at Arsenal but Coquelin will thrive at Valencia under Marcelino

Francis Coquelin was unwanted at Arsenal, but could shine under Marcelino at Valencia.

Former Arsenal player names departure that caused Arsenal to 'lose all...

Charlie Nicholas says Arsenal's current off-field issues stem from years of lacking ambition and failing to make progress.

Oxlade-Chamberlain explains biggest difference between Jurgen Klopp and Arsene Wenger approach

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has highlighted the differences between Arsene Wenger's and Jurgen Klopp's approach to pressing.

Combative midfielder admits Santi Cazorla helped him make Arsenal decision

Francis Coquelin is looking forward to making a fresh start at Valencia after several years at Arsenal and admits that Santi Cazorla and others helped him with his decision.

'I'm very happy', 'It's a massive challenge' - Midfielder pleased to...

Francis Coquelin completed his move to Valencia, and the 26-year-old insists that he's ready for a fresh start.

'I've been in the situation' - Thierry Henry defends Arsene Wenger...

Thierry Henry believes Arsene Wenger had a plan in mind when he left Alexis Sanchez out of the starting line-up against Chelsea in the League Cup semis.

Ian Wright risks wrath of Arsenal fans by suggesting favourite should...

Ian Wright
Arsenal legend Ian Wright has risked the wrath of Gooners by suggesting that Mesut Ozil would really be able to shine at Manchester United.

Ian Wright brands Arsenal 'a joke' after Arsene Wenger starts bad-boy...

Like most Gooners, Ian Wright was pretty confused when he saw Alex Iwobi's name on Arsenal's team sheet on Wednesday night.

Ex-Arsenal defender says whether Alexis Sanchez or Mesut Ozil will stay...

Former Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista says he thinks Alexis Sanchez or Mesut Özil will stay at the club this season, but not both.

Stathis Tavlaridis names which Arsenal player is "a very good player...

Former Gunner Stathis Tavlaridis says new signing Konstantinos Mavropanos has everything it takes to succeed, and he's sure the 20-year-old will make it to the first-team.

Statistics show whether Petr Cech has performed better than Wojciech Szczesny...

Petr Cech signed for Arsenal in 2015, as Wojciech Szczesny was moved on by Arsene Wenger. But which goalkeeper has since performed better?

Goalkeeping legend explains why he almost didn't have an Arsenal career

Arsenal legend Bob Wilson has revealed that his 11-year career in north London might never have happened if manager Bertie Mee had had his way.

It's embarrassing who is Arsenal's highest-rated player on WhoScored

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is still Arsenal's highest rated player on Whoscored this season, despite having left the club for Liverpool after playing three matches in August.

'I don't want him if he's not going to commit' -...

Martin Keown thinks the uncertain futures of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are leaving a bad smell at the club.

'It’s embarrassing...it’s criminal...really quite poor' - Arsenal defender hammered after FA...

Martin Keown has labelled Arsenal's defending for Nottingham Forest's first goal as 'embarrassing', and feels Per Mertesacker should have done something about it.

I want to make history: Former Arsenal forward 'delighted' to 'great...

Wellington Silva is delighted to have joined Internacional, and confirmed that surgery will not be required to fix a long-standing pubis problem.

'His growth is exponential' Arsenal fan favourite reject hailed by media...

The Italian media's love-in with Wojciech Szczesny doesn't look as if it will be stopping any time soon with every kind word a dagger to the heart of Arsenal fans who still don't understand why we sold him.

Former players says Arsenal 'silly' not to offer this 'magic' midfielder...

David Seaman
David Seaman believes Arsenal have to offer Wilshere a new contract after his recent form, and feels an England recall is only a matter of time.

Thierry Henry makes ground-breaking discovery about Mesut Ozil

Thierry Henry
Thierry Henry has made the ground-breaking discovery that Mesut Ozil's 'body language' doesn't actually mean anything!

Arsenal fan favourite opens kebab shop

Lukas Podolski
Always one to give the people what they want, Lukas Podolski has opened a kebab shop in Cologne.

Games against Leeds and Arsenal affected us admits former Arsenal youngster

roarie deacon Brechin City v Dundee - Pre Season Friendly
Former Arsenal player Roarie Deacon is enjoying life in Scotland after shining in last season's FA Cup.

Arsenal reject called 'strongest in world' by Euro giants as stupid...

Juventus CEO Beppe Marotta says they don't need to sign Gianluigi Donnarumma, because Wojciech Szczesny is one of the strongest goalkeepers in the world.

Official: Former Arsenal forward completes South America move

Former Arsenal forward Wellington Silva has officially joined Internacional.

Silky midfielder cried at Wenger's text: I didn't know what I...

Alexander Hleb said he cried when Arsene Wenger texted him as he was leaving Arsenal, and believe most players come to regret leaving the club.

Former Arsenal captain claims club has 'lost the plot': We can't...

Former Arsenal captain Frank McLintock feels the team has 'lost the plot' and the ability to compete with their rivals.

Former Arsenal defender expects this to happen when Aaron Ramsey returns:...

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Jack Wilshere of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Martin Keown believes Jack Wilshere is almost as good as Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez, and views him as a beacon of hope.

Legia Warsaw sign ex-Arsenal striker

Legia Warsaw have signed former Gunner Eduardo da Silva on a one-year deal. Eduardo returns to Europe after a spell with Atletico Paranaense in Brazil.

'Arsenal would be silly not to offer a contact' - David...

David Seaman
David Seaman thinks Arsenal would be silly not to offer Jack Wilshere a new contract, as the midfielder has something other players don't.

Former Arsenal striker adopts late brother's son

Emmanuel Adebayor
Ex-Real Madrid and Arsenal forward Emmanuel Adebayor has confirmed he’s adopted the son of his late brother, renaming his Junior Emmanuel Adebayor.

'He's world class', 'Arsenal don't use him properly' - Charlie Nicholas...

Charlie Nicholas thinks only Mesut Özil and Alexandre Lacazette are good enough to get in a combined XI with Chelsea, ahead of tonight's meeting.

'I think they will pick them off' - Paul Merson predicts...

Paul Merson predicts a win for Chelsea over Arsenal this evening, believing the Gunners have serious problems with in-house division right now.

'The balance is not right' - Emmanuel Petit names which Arsenal...

Emmanuel Petit thinks Granit Xhaka's partnership with Jack Wilshere is holding the Englishman back from reaching his full potential at Arsenal.

Manchester United considering move for ex-Arsenal midfielder

Manchester United reportedly want to sign former Arsenal midfielder Lassana Diarra on a free transfer, amid interest from Paris Saint-Germain.

Buyback clause sees Arsenal profit from Brazilian's transfer to Internacional

Wellington Silva has completed a medical with Internacional, and is waiting for the final paperwork to go through. Arsenal will profit from the transfer, courtesy of a buyback clause.

'I want to see him leave the club' - Arsene Wenger...

Charlie Nicholas thinks Arsene Wenger should sell and replace Alexis Sanchez, as he says it's obvious the Chilean doesn't want to stay with the Gunners.

Premier League duo ahead of Leeds United in the race for...

Bournemouth and Newcastle United are ahead of Leeds United in the race for Chris Willock, as Benfica struggle to give the ex-Arsenal forward enough minutes at the top level.

Arsenal told to move on 6 players and bring in 3...

Former Gunner, Charlie Nicholas, has a long list of players that he reckons Arsene Wenger needs to offload in January.

Should Arsenal regret losing Theo Walcott replacement they already owned?

Former Gunner, Serge Gnabry, has been on loan at Hoffenheim and his stats won't make comfortable reading for Arsenal fans... especially when compared to Theo Walcott's.

Wenger admits ‘feeling sorry’ for Campbell because of Tottenham abuse

Arsene Wenger admits that he felt bad for Sol Campbell after the England international signed for Arsenal because he was a 'sensitive man' who got a load of abuse.

Should Arsenal take a chance on this former defender who is...

Bacary Sagna is still a free agent, after his contract with Manchester City expired over the summer, but he hopes to find a new club in January.

Midfielder explains why he rejected new Arsenal contract

Jordan Wynter says he turned down a contract extension at Arsenal, because he didn't see a way into the first team.

Wenger explains what happened when Cesc Fabregas hit Manchester United manager...

Arsène Wenger says Cesc Fabregas didn't mean to hit Sir Alex Ferguson with a piece of pizza, that fateful day at Old Trafford.

Everything Leeds fans needs to know about former Arsenal youth star...

Former Arsenal youngster Chris Willock could soon join Leeds United on loan, according to reports.

Not well schooled: Is former Arsenal man right about this key...

Martin Keown criticised Laurent Koscielny for not doing the basics well enough in Arsenal's 3-3 draw with Liverpool, but is he right about the defender not being 'well schooled'?

Behind his sacking: 'Ruthless' Bergkamp was feared at Ajax

Dennis Bergkamp was feared because he had too much power at Ajax, according to former team coordinator David Endt.

Emenike thanks Galatasaray for helping Eboue

Emmanuel Emenike posted a message to thank Galatasaray for their decision to help Emmanuel Eboue with a job offer.

Mathieu Flamini takes time out from saving world to have trial...

Mathieu Flamini is currently on trial with La Liga club Getafe, according to reports.

Former player delivers stinging criticism of Wenger's handling of this major...

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 28: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates as he scores their second goal with Mesut Ozil during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park on December 28, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Martin Keown is against selling Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in January, but feels Arsene Wenger has overindulged them.

Some fantastic news for depressed and homeless ex-Arsenal defender

An Arsenal spokesperson revealed the club are looking at ways to help Emmanuel Eboue, after hearing about the defender's personal problems.

Paul Merson predicts five-goal thriller when Arsenal face Crystal Palace

Paul Merson predicts Arsenal's Premier League meeting with Crystal Palace to end up a five-goal thriller, due to the two sides' poor defensive records.

Blow for Arsenal with £11m deal for 27-year-old backfiring

Juventus goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has been given minutes in place of Gianluigi Buffon in recent weeks, and his impressive performances will have Arsenal fans questioning his sale.

4 reasons why Paul Merson's Sergio Agüero-Alexis Sanchez swap deal is...

Paul Merson has bizarrely suggested Arsenal try for a Sergio Agüero-Alexis Sanchez swap deal, despite the obvious reasons it won't happen.

Arsene Wenger advised how to make Arsenal great again

Patrick Vieira thinks Arsenal need to sort out player contracts and invest in the transfer market if they want to compete at the top again.

Depressed and homeless ex-Arsenal defender has been given fantastic news

Galatasaray have offered Emmanuel Eboue a job in their youth coaching setup, as the former Gunner tries to get his life back on track.

Arsenal fan favourite tells heartbreaking story of loss and hiding from...

Emmanuel Eboue is broke and waiting to be evicted from his house, after a messy divorce left him with almost none of his footballing fortune.

As Arsenal's goalkeeper suffers, reject hailed as 'best' in Italy

Just in case you weren't already frustrated enough with Petr Cech's performance against Liverpool, we look at how Wojciech Szczesny is getting on at Juventus.

Lee Dixon absolutely nails it about Arsenal and Liverpool’s ‘spirit’

Lee Dixon hit the nail on his head with his post-match tweet following Arsenal's 3-3 draw against Liverpool on Friday.

Forward admits he had 2 other offers before accepting Arsenal

Robert Pires has revealed he was persuaded to join Arsenal after a personal call from Arsene Wenger.

Calamity keeper claims Wenger deserves this

Manuel Almunia is impressed by Arsene Wenger's longevity and feels he deserves to lift at least one more big trophy.

Overmars key in Bergkamp sacking

Dennis Bergkamp has been removed from his role as assistant manager at Ajax after a disagreement with Director of Football, Marc Overmars.

Will Arsenal benefit from former striker's latest move?

Former Arsenal striker Carlos Vela is about to join MLS expansion club Los Angeles FC so we decided to check if Arsenal might benefit from a sell-on clause.

Wellington Silva deal to be announced next week

Former Arsenal youngster Wellington Silva is set to complete a move to Internacional by next week, according to reports.

Former Arsenal star says this will happen when Oxlade-Chamberlain returns with...

David Seaman believes it was a shame that Arsenal lost Alex Oxlade-Chamberain to Liverpool, but expects he'll feel the pressure during his return to the Emirates Stadium.

Wenger opens up about starting Oxlade-Chamberlain against Liverpool

Arsene Wenger has reflected on his decision to play Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain at Anfield, and has hinted he may have made a mistake.

Arsene Wenger subtly questions Oxlade-Chamberlain's desire to fight for Arsenal place

Arsene Wenger believes that every player must fight for his place in the team, and has explained the decision to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

No player is looking forward to Arsenal v Liverpool more than...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be returning to the Emirates Stadium for the first time since leaving the club in the summer, as Liverpool travel to face Arsenal on Friday evening.

Assistant manager's sacking opens door to an Arsenal return

Dennis Bergkamp has left his post as assistant manager at Ajax, potentially opening the door to a return to Arsenal.

David Seaman makes a bold prediction for Arsenal v Liverpool

David Seaman
David Seaman predicts a big win for Arsenal against Liverpool on Friday, claiming the Reds' defence won't be able to contain the Gunners.

Lee Dixon has warned Arsenal of one obvious threat from Liverpool

Lee Dixon thinks Arsenal need to be wary of Liverpool's attacking players on Friday, as they're playing even better than they were back in August.

The statistics fly in the face of Jurgen Klopp on Alex...

Jurgen Klopp suggested Oxlade-Chamberlain wasn't involved in enough goalscoring situations at Arsenal, intimating that the opposite will be true at Liverpool. But is he right?

Most unlikely 2017 deal: Ex-Arsenal midfielder linked with PSG move

Paris Saint-Germain are planning a surprise move for former Arsenal midfielder Lassana Diarra, according to reports in France.

Video: Arsenal players past and present pay tribute to Tomas Rosicky

Tomas Rosicky scores against Tottenham
Arsenal players past and present have been paying tribute to Tomas Rosicky since the midfielder announced his retirement from football on Thursday.

Everything Tomas Rosicky said to Arsenal fans after announcing retirement

Tomas Rosicky scores against Tottenham
Tomas Rosicky announced his retirement from professional football on Wednesday, and called up the Arsenal website to send a goodbye message to fans.

Ian Wright names which Tottenham-target is "easily good enough for Arsenal"

Ian Wright
Ian Wright believes Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has the ability to play for Arsenal despite being a 'maverick'.

Tomas Rosicky: One of Arsenal’s greatest number 7s

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Born in Prague on 4th October 1980, Tomas Rosicky had football in his blood.

Ian Wright slams "terrible business for Arsenal" to risk losing these...

Ian Wright says it's terrible business from Arsenal to allow Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil to run their contracts down in the way they have.

Sorrow as beloved Arsenal midfielder announces his retirement

Tomas Rosicky retires from professional football, having spent more than 1000 days on the sidelines in an injury-laden career for Sparta Prague, Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund.

Boost for Arsenal as former midfielder wants to return as a...

Robert Pires says he wants to join Arsène Wenger's team, and is keen to work alongside the man who helped shape his career in England.

Manuel Almunia names which Arsenal player he's burying the hatchet with

Manuel Almunia had nothing but praise for Jens Lehmann recently when asked about his feelings towards his former Arsenal teammate by Goal.

Manager names which former Arsenal player has "so much potential it’s...

Jurgen Klopp has been gushing about Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain again and this time it's about how much potential the 24-year-old has... where have we heard that before?

Robert Pires names which side are better than Invincibles

Arsenal legend, Robert Pires, reckons that Arsene Wenger's current side have more quality than the Invincibles but they need to become warriors if they're going to win titles.

Stewart Robson names one person to blame for Arsenal's poor defensive...

Former Gunner Stewart Robson doesn't believe that Steve Bould is allowed to do much coaching at Arsenal and reckons that Arsene Wenger is behind the team's defensive frailties.

Stewart Robson names which two players "Arsenal have made a big...

Stewart Robson
Former Gunner and founder of the Arsene Wenger fan club, Stewart Robson, reckons that, surprise surprise, Arsenal made a big mistake by not selling Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil over the summer.

John Terry names which Arsenal player kept him up all night...

Chelsea hero John Terry has revealed that the prospect of having to mark Thierry Henry used to keep him up the night before his side faced Arsenal.

Ian Wright names which Arsenal player he would love to see...

Ian Wright thinks we're now seeing the kind of form Arsenal bought Mesut Özil for, and he'd love to see the German stay at the club.

Ian Wright names which Arsenal player won't sign a new deal

Ian Wright says he would be surprised if Mesut Ozil extended his contract at Arsenal, with the German international enjoying an upturn in form weeks before the January transfer window opens.

Ian Wright names which Arsenal player should be more like Philippe...

Ian Wright thinks Alexis Sanchez should take a leaf out of Philippe Coutinho and Mesut Özil's book, and believes the Chilean international has "clocked off".

Arsenal lineup wildcard manager replacement for 2019

Mikel Arteta
Arsenal have lined up Mikel Arteta as Arsène Wenger's successor, according to reports, after the Manchester City coach impressed in his new role.

Jamie Redknapp names which player has vastly improved since leaving Arsenal

Jamie Redknapp thinks Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has vastly improved since he left Arsenal, and says Liverpool have a real player now.

A cup team: Martin Keown says he was 'astonished' by Wenger...

Martin Keown believes that Arsenal's recent performances are the beginning of the end for Arsene Wenger.

It's your responsibility not his: Thierry Henry delivers direct advice for...

Thierry Henry says the most important thing for young strikers is to have a good relationship with the midfielders behind them.

I'm better than De Bruyne: Invincibles had more quality than Manchester...

Robert Pires believes that the Arsenal Invincible team would beat the current Manchester City side.

How did Arsenal let Tottenham's goalscoring star leave?

It's no secret that Tottenham star Harry Kane used to be on the books with the Arsenal academy, but why did the Gunners let him go?

Martin Keown claims Arsenal fan favourite putting underfire midfielder 'in jeopardy'...

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal gestures to his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on August 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Martin Keown thinks Granit Xhaka should be worried about his position when Aaron Ramsey returns, thanks to Jack Wilshere's promising recent form.

Key man: Another Arsenal captain shining at Manchester City when he...

Mikel Arteta
Mikel Arteta has a played a huge role in Manchester City's success this season, and is showing what Arsenal are missing out on.

Dennis Bergkamp’s new statue finally unveiled

Dennis Bergkamp has been honoured with a statue at the KNVB headquarters.

Wojciech Szczesny explains why he left Arsenal for Juventus

Wojciech Szczesny has said that he chose Juventus with the next ten years in mind, not just 2018.

Mathieu Flamini still trying to save the world

Mathieu Flamini was invited to speak about bioeconomy at the Stakeholder Forum, he revealed on social media, as he continues to support global sustainability efforts.

Arsenal legend claims only one team used to act like Manchester...

After the clash between the Manchester clubs at Old Trafford, Ian Wright revealed Wimbledon were the team that caused the most off-field problems at Highbury.

Robert Pires explains what Ozil and Sanchez need

Arsenal legend, Robert Pires, believes that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez both need stability and, with just six months left on both of their contract's, they've not got it.

Embarrassing: Paul Merson predicts Arsenal v Newcastle United

Arsenal face Newcastle on Saturday and former Gunner Paul Merson actually believes his former side might win.

Martin Keown names one thing Arsenal can't do without

Former Gunner Martin Keown reckons that Arsene Wenger can redeem himself this season by winning the Europa League.

Martin Keown names which two Arsenal players are in direct competition...

Martin Keown acknowledges that while there's competition between Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette for a place in Arsenal's starting line-up, it's entirely healthy and good for both strikers.

Martin Keown believes a shock Arsenal departure is coming

Martin Keown believes that Arsene Wenger is close to leaving Arsenal after 21 years in charge.

Martin Keown names which Arsenal player is Arsene Wenger's "special player"

Former Arsenal defender, Martin Keown, has revealed that Arsene Wenger sees Jack Wilshere as a special player and even treats the 25-year-old like his own son.

Martin Keown names which Arsenal defender has embarrassed his teammates

Martin Keown says Arsenal centre-backs should be embarrassed that Nacho Monreal is starting ahead of them.

West Ham physio threatens to kick Arsenal's players in Wednesday's meeting

Gary Lewin
Former Gunners physio Gary Lewin says he'll kick any Arsenal player that goes down when his new side West Ham play them.

Matt Le Tissier names which player needs to leave Arsenal in...

Matt Le Tissier thinks Arsenal's Theo Walcott should leave the club in January, with multiple Premier League teams reportedly interested.

Robert Pires names which two players have uncertain futures at Arsenal

Robert Pires doesn't know what Alexis Sanchez or Mesut Ozil wants to do at the end of the season.

Robert Pires names which Arsenal player needs to meet Arsene Wenger...

Robert Pires says Olivier Giroud needs to meet with Arsène Wenger and Ivan Gazidis before making a decision on his future.

Paul Merson predicts who will win between Arsenal and West Ham...

Paul Merson is predicting a 3-1 win for Arsenal over West Ham on Wednesday, despite noting the Hammers' unpredictability in the last month.

Paul Merson has a lazy reason why Arsenal can beat West...

Paul Merson feels Arsenal could take advantage of West Ham's fatigue when the two London sides lock horns on Wednesday night.

Alan Smith names which two Arsenal players will leave regardless of...

Alan Smith is not convinced that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez would stay at Arsenal if they won the Europa League this season.

Former Arsenal man claims club is wasting this 'world class' forward

Former Gunner Kevin Campbell reckons that Arsenal have been wasting Theo Walcott and the club have massively let the 28-year-old down.

On TV: Former Arsenal man reacts as he's told son scored...

Jason Mohamed informed Martin Keown during Saturday's edition of BBC show, Final Score, that his son scored an own goal.

In a heartbeat: Former Arsenal man admits he'd love coaching role...

Former Arsenal academy graduate, Ömer Riza, who was most recently manager of Leyton Orient, has been talking about his love for the Gunners in a recent interview.

Arsenal fan favourite told to leave Arsenal

Former Gunner, Paul Merson, believes that Jack Wilshere has to leave Arsenal if he wants to get regular first team football.

Patrick Vieira explains why Arsenal must sell this goalmachine as soon...

Patrick Vieira thinks Arsenal should sell Alexis Sanchez in January as it's hard to rely on a player who doesn't want to stay.

Arsenal scout explains time at club as deal nears expiration

Luis Boa Morte
Luis Boa Morte spoke in the Portuguese media about how Arsenal and Arsène Wenger won his heart, how he never got on with Glenn Hoddle and how his Arsenal scouting contract expires this summer.

Midfielder's career goes from bad to worse after leaving Arsenal

Alex Song is reportedly set to leave Rubin Kazan as the Russian club have failed to pay his wages for four months.

Former Arsenal defender makes La Liga switch

Former Arsenal defender, Ignasi Miquel, has officially joined Malaga.

Sol Campbell names which position Arsenal need to strengthen in January

Sol Campbell says Arsenal need to build on their performance against Manchester United, as well as buying a couple of defenders, if they want to be successful.

Arsenal are considering bringing £11m midfielder back to the Emirates

Arsenal are reportedly willing to waive their right to a sell-on clause as they bid to bring Oguzhan Özyakup back to the club.

Emmanuel Petit makes a very bold claim about Arsenal

Arsenal legend Emmanuel Petit reckons that his former club's title challenge is far from over.

Ian Wright names which Premier League club aren't "on the level"...

Ian Wright has said that Manchester City aren't as exciting as the Arsenal Invincibles team, believing Arsene Wenger's title-winners played better football back in 2003/04.

Tony Adams names whom he believes will get another contract at...

Tony Adams believes the fear of retirement will spur Arsene Wenger into signing another new contract at Arsenal.

Emmanuel Petit names two Arsenal players he believes have ulterior motives...

Emmanuel Petit feels Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are playing for a move in January.

Daily Cannon Exclusive: Former Arsenal goalkeeper had this to say about...

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Graham Stack says there are positives to take from the Gunners’ defeat against Manchester United – in an exclusive interview with the Daily Cannon.

Arsenal winger explains the two incredible things they did in order...

Former Arsenal Women winger Rachel Yankey shaved off her hair and changed her name so she could play on the boys' football team as a child.

Ian Wright is stunned this decision wasn't made on Saturday

Ian Wright was amazed that Arsenal weren't awarded a penalty against Manchester United in Saturday's Premier League meeting at the Emirates.

Martin Keown uses one word to sum up how Arsenal will...

Martin Keown says the Arsenal team will feel 'deflated' after Saturday's defeat to Manchester United. He's called on the Gunners to react in the next two away games.

Tony Adams names which person is stopping Arsenal winning the Premier...

Tony Adams thinks Arsenal won't win the league under Arsène Wenger, and says it's "pretty obvious" the current squad aren't capable of doing so.

They wouldn’t let me have the ball! Stevenage manager on his...

Stevenage manager Darren Sarll said he spent a week with the Arsenal academy, but had to leave because Steve Sidwell and Rohan Ricketts wouldn't let him have the ball.

Ox happy to be at Liverpool where he can be as...

With Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain enjoying the freedom given to him by Jurgen Klopp, was Arsene Wenger's way too restrictive?

Former Arsenal youngster scores absolute stunner

Serge Gnabry scored a wonder-goal against RB Leipzig on Saturday, as he opened his goalscoring account with his new club.

Kenyan fans make fascinating discovery during Thierry Henry advert

Kenyan football fans are convinced that Thierry Henry would have been from Kikuyu if he was from their country.

Oxlade-Chamberlain claims he's 'definitely improved' since joining Liverpool

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain thinks he has improved since joining Liverpool, despite fan criticism.

Stuart Robson says nice things about Arsenal ahead of Manchester United...

Stuart Robson rates Arsenal's chances against Manchester United and even managed to say a lot of positive things about Arsene Wenger's men!

Oxlade-Chamberlain loving Liverpool manager's approach to shooting v Wenger's: Whatever, he...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has heaped praise on his new manager Jurgen Klopp for teaching him the basics of football, which he implies Arsene Wenger didn't do.

Arsene Wenger pays tribute to former Arsenal coach after untimely passing

Dermot Drummy, who came through the Arsenal youth academy as a player, before later coaching the u18s, has died aged 56.

Ian Wright names which Arsenal player was "beautiful to watch" against...

Ian Wright was full of praise for Mesut Ozil after his performance against Huddersfield last night, calling the midfielder "beautiful to watch".

Ian Wright says "it's a huge shame" Arsenal will be without...

Ian Wright is disappointed about Alexandre Lacazette's injury, as the Frenchman's absence could be felt in Saturday's clash with Manchester United.

Charlie Nicholas predicts how Arsenal will fare in this competition

Former Gunner Charlie Nicholas is probably the only pundit on the planet tipping Arsenal to finish in the top four come May.

Midfielder honestly explains why he left Arsenal

Ismaël Bennacer has revealed that he left Arsenal for two reasons.

Charlie Nicholas claims that Arsenal will let this player leave on...

Charlie Nicholas claims that if Arsenal receive a huge offer for either Mesut Ozil or Alexis Sanchez in January, the club will allow them to leave.

Ray Parlour names two players Arsenal need to get back in...

Arsenal legend Ray Parlour agrees that Arsenal need to keep Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil past January if they're going to have any hope of finishing in the top four.

Ian Wright names which Arsenal player he can't see getting into...

Ian Wright doesn't believe that Alexis Sanchez, with the way he's been playing for Arsenal this season, would get into the current Manchester City starting XI.

Paul Merson makes his prediction for Arsenal's meeting with Huddersfield

Paul Merson thinks Arsenal will ease to a 3-0 win over Huddersfield on Wednesday.

Paul Merson names two players Arsenal have to keep to finish...

Paul Merson thinks Arsenal will only be able to finish in the Champions League places this season if they hang onto Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez.

Ian Wright "frightened to death" Arsenal have already lost this key...

Ian Wright is "frightened to death" that Mesut Özil joining Manchester United has started to seem like a done deal next summer.

This is why Arsenal's former defender was a historic signing for...

Ex-Arsenal defender Sylvinho has spoken about his time with the Gunners, and how he laid the foundations for his fellow countrymen to join the club.

Perry Groves predicts where Arsenal will finish in the Premier League

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Perry Groves believes Arsenal can finish third in the Premier League this season, after the Gunners picked up consecutive wins to move ahead of Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool.

Martin Keown gives a non-definitive answer whether Arsenal should have been...

Martin Keown has given his verdict on Arsenal's controversial penalty, empathising with Burnley manager Sean Dyche who was annoyed at the decision.

Pundicts predicts Wenger will bin youngsters for this reason that will...

Martin Keown thinks Arsène Wenger will swap youth for experience in the later stages of the Europa League this season.

Defender explains how he signed for Arsenal 'out of the blue'

Lee Dixon
Lee Dixon has revealed how his move from Stoke to Arsenal came about.

Former Arsenal forward highlights fans' frustrations with club transfer policy: Loads...

Kevin Campbell thinks there are 100 players Arsenal could buy to fill the gaps in their team, but isn't sure they will do so.

Former Arsenal man makes USAMNT very strange offer

Sol Campbell has given his view on how the USA should go about appointing their next manager.

I deserved more: 26-year-old launches attack at Arsenal

Gabriel, who moved to Valencia over the summer, thinks he deserved more chances at Arsenal.

Former Arsenal star picks out 'special' youngster who shows 'brilliance'

Martin Keown thinks Reiss Nelson looks like a special talent.

Pundit nails Arsenal ahead of Burnley: Avoid this rookie mistake

Paul Merson has high hopes for Arsenal's performance against Burnley on Sunday but even he knows where it could all go wrong for the Gunners.

Pundit reckons Arsenal midfielder is thinking this will jumpstart 1st team...

Arsenal legend, Martin Keown, reckons that Francis Coquelin needs to add goals to his game if he's going to have a chance of breaking into the Gunners' first team.

Pundit finally changes view on Mesut Ozil but it won't last

Paul Merson has explained why "world class" Mesut Ozil gets so much criticism.

Arsenal legend named in the UEFA Team of the Century

Thierry Henry has unsurprisingly made UEFA's Team of the Century.

Martin Keown names which Arsenal player needs to be challenged every...

Arsenal legend Martin Keown reckons that Mesut Ozil has to perform every week in order to prove himself.

This is what Charlie Nicholas has predicted for Arsenal's Europa League...

Charlie Nicholas reckons that Arsenal will beat FC Cologne on Thursday evening... but only just.

Emmanuel Adebayor uses one infuriating word to describe that celebration against...

Emmanuel Adebayor has spoken out about his infamous celebration against Arsenal, saying he would've paid millions to do it if he had to.

Kevin Campbell names the one Arsenal player who cannot be sold...

Ex-Arsenal striker, Kevin Campbell, claims that if his former team decide to sell their best players, they're officially no longer a 'serious' club.

Ray Parlour predicts where Arsenal will finish in the Premier League...

Ray Parlour reckons that Arsenal can finish in the top two this season if they continue to perform like they did against Spurs at the weekend.

Former Arsenal defender retires after club suffer four-league relegation

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Sebastien Squillaci of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Boca Juniors at the Emirates Stadium on July 30, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Sebastian Squillaci has retired after his club were relegated four leagues as punishment for financial irregularities.

Former Arsernal defender finally proving his worth abroad

Former Gunner Philippe Senderos is currently enjoying life at MLS side, Houston Dynamo.

Steward Robson explains his three reasons why Arsenal beat Tottenham

Stewart Robson says there were three reasons why Arsenal beat Tottenham at the weekend.

Nigel Winterburn builds Tottenham up and then hammers them back down...

Nigel Winterburn says Tottenham have closed the gap to Arsenal, but the Gunners are still on top. He feels that won't change until Spurs end their trophy drought.

Abou Diaby names the one manager in his career who was...

Abou Diaby says he will never be able to thank Wenger enough for the support he gave during his career.

Former Arsenal midfielder is on trial with Spanish Segunda Club

Ex-Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini is on trial at Spanish Segunda Division side Rayo Vallecano.

Ray Parlour gives odd critique of Arsenal given their recent North...

Ray Parlour has described Arsenal as a club that's stayed still while those around them have improved.

Arsenal told to tie down these two players to new contracts

David Seaman is worried about the uncertainty Alexis and Ozil's contract situation could cause, and has demanded Arsenal look to tie the pair down as soon as possible.

It hurts him: Arsenal legend hits out at former players criticising...

David Seaman admits he doesn't think it's right that former Arsenal players who worked with Arsene Wenger publicly criticise their ex-manager.

Really? You still think that? Pundit praises Mesut Ozil then criticises...

Thierry Henry was impressed with Ozil's work rate against Spurs, but stressed he must do that in every match.

Former Arsenal striker admits he contemplated suicide

Emmanuel Adebayor says he considered suicide on multiple occasions as his family situation worsened, but is glad to have it all out in the open now.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain explains why his new Liverpool manager is better than...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has explained the difference between Arsene Wenger and Jurgen Klopp.

David Bentley names £86m star whom he believes Arsenal could sign

Former Arsenal and Tottenham midfielder, David Bentley, believes that if Gareth Bale is available, the Gunners won't have any problem coughing up his wages.

Kevin Campbell strangely slates Alexandre Lacazette and praises Tottenham forward

Kane is less reliant on his teammates than Lacazette is, according to Kevin Campbell.

Ian Wright tells incredible story about how he took revenge on...

Ian Wright was a victim of bullying at Crystal Palace.

David Bentley names which Arsenal player he feels Arsene Wenger is...

David Bentley doesn't understand why Alexandre Lacazette hasn't been playing every game. 

Tony Adams makes the same argument we've heard for Tottenham if...

Tony Adams
Tony Adams says questions will always be asked about the current Tottenham side until they win a trophy.

Emmanuel Petit has an interesting theory about the loyalty of Tottenham...

Emmanuel Petit believes the key difference between Arsenal and Tottenham is the commitment of their players.

Martin Keown makes his prediction for Saturday's North London derby between...

Martin Keown thinks that the North London derby will end in a draw, although he's hoping there will be goals.

Arsenal legend and former Spurs boss give North London Derby predictions

David Seaman and Tim Sherwood have given their predictions ahead of the North London Derby on Saturday afternoon.

Emmanuel Eboue has one big demand of Arsenal fans

Emmanuel Eboue says the fans need to give Arsène Wenger a chance, because without them the Gunners won't be able to succeed.

Gilberto explains how he helped Arsenal to a memorable win in...

Gilberto Silva recalls scoring against Tottenham, helping the Gunners beat their biggest rivals in emphatic fashion.

Lee Dixon names the one problem Arsenal have ahead of Saturday's...

Lee Dixon thinks the intensity of the North London derby has died down, and Arsenal don't have enough desire to win the fixture anymore.

Ian Wright names the Arsenal player who should play every game

Ian Wright
Ian Wright says Alexandre Lacazette must start every game.

Ian Wright names the similarities between Arsenal and Tottenham's striker

Alexandre Lacazette and Harry Kane are different strikers, but both are desperate to score goals, according to Ian Wright.

Video: Emmanuel Eboue explains why Arsenal aren’t seeing the best from...

Alexis Sanchez is feeling the pressure of wanting to leave the club, according to Emmanuel Eboue.

This is Jens Lehmann’s hilarious story about how he prepared for...

Arsenal should be favourites says Jens Lehmann
Jens Lehmann has described how he cut out any distractions from his wife ahead of the 2006 World Cup quarter-final.

Ian Wright laughs at ridiculous Mesut Özil tweet

Ian Wright has laughed off the suggestion that Mesut Özil is even more technically capable than Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp.

Ray Parlour makes a painful admission about Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur

The league doesn't lie. Spurs are better than Arsenal, says Ray Parlour.

George Graham doesn't mince his words when explaining if Arsene Wenger...

George Graham believes Arsene Wenger should move on as manager of Arsenal.

Arsenal legend names the sitcom character the English media painted him...

In Jens Lehmann's new book, The Madness is on the Pitch, he opens up about the English media's portrayal of his character after he joined Arsenal in 2003.

Former Arsenal midfielder names two people who helped him get accustomed...

Edu has revealed how Arsene Wenger helped him adapt to life in England after his move to Arsenal from Brazil in 2001, as did Sol Campbell... sort of.

Tony Adams names the moment in his Arsenal career that "knocked...

Tony Adams has revealed that the only moment in his entire career that literally knocked him off his feet was when Arsenal won the title at Anfield in 1989.

Lee Dixon gives one definitive reason why Jack Wilshere has been...

Lee Dixon says it will be tough for Jack Wilshere to get into the England team, because nobody knows where he should play in it.

Edu names the one player Arsenal will never be able to...

Arsenal Invincible Edu has heaped praise on former teammate Patrick Vieira, claiming that the Gunners will never find anyone better than him and that he was even better than Manchester United's Roy Keane.

Edu had this to say about Arsene Wenger's mentality

Edu says Arsène Wenger wanted to win everything he could, back when the Brazilian was still with the Gunners.

Ian Wright issues rallying call to Arsenal ahead of North London...

Ian Wright
Ian Wright says it shouldn't matter how good Spurs are, Arsenal have to turn up ready to beat them on Saturday.

This is what Alan Smith has warned Arsenal about

Alan Smith has warned the Arsenal board that fan anger could build to a "crescendo".

Cesc Fabregas winds up the Tottenham fans on social media

Cesc Fabregas still has fond memories of the North London derby. 

Paul Merson gives his prediction for Saturday's North London derby between...

Paul Merson believes that a fresh Harry Kane gives Tottenham a big advantage over Arsenal.

Alan Smith gives the exact date Arsene Wenger should have left...

Alan Smith thinks Arsène Wenger should've bowed out on a high after winning the FA Cup, rather than signing a new deal with the Gunners.

Ray Parlour names which player could replace Alexis Sanchez at Arsenal

Ray Parlour reckons that Wilfried Zaha could be a decent replacement for Alexis Sanchez if he moved to Arsenal.

Lee Dixon gives brutally honest account of why Arsenal will continue...

Lee Dixon doesn't believe that this current Arsenal side have the right mentality.

Pundit admits Arsenal have lost this special quality

Ian Wright reckons that Arsenal no longer have any accountability and that the fight instilled in the team by George Graham when the striker first joined is nowhere to be seen.

Hot-headed Arsenal Invincible says legendary Manchester United manager looked at him...

Arsenal legend and current first team coach, Jens Lehmann, has revealed what it was like bumping into Sir Alex Ferguson after he was sent off in the Champions League final.

Pundit admits Arsenal star has been 'hit and miss' and gives...

Arsenal legend, Ray Parlour, reckons that Granit Xhaka needs to take a leaf out of Gilberto Silva's book when it comes to reading the game.

Former maligned Arsenal man gushes about Arsene Wenger

Former Arsenal defender, Johan Djourou, has penned a heart-felt message to Arsene Wenger following the criticism the Frenchman has faced recently.

This is different: Arsenal legend warns of coming fan fury at...

Former Gunner Alan Smith believes that Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has a storm coming his way as fans become more and more frustrated with the way their club's being run.

Leave for Italy: Pundit gives Arsenal fan favourite controversial advice

Former Gunner Paul Merson has urged Jack Wilshere to move abroad in order to further his career.

Former Arsenal man admits Tottenham star would walk into Gunners team

Arsenal legend Ray Parlour reckons that Tottenham's Harry Kane wouldn't have any trouble getting into the Gunners' current starting XI.

No surprise as former Chelsea, Arsenal & Spurs man picks his...

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William Gallas says Chelsea are his favourite London side, despite playing for Arsenal and Tottenham as well.

26-year-old asked to leave Arsenal, now enjoying career revival

Gabriel has made a fantastic start to his new life in Valencia, after asking to leave Arsenal in the summer.

Former Arsenal striker calls for action: We've got to face up...

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Former Arsenal striker, Alan Smith, wants a more thorough investigation into the damage heading causes in football.

Former Arsenal man admits press bias spurred team on

Lee Dixon says press criticism worked in the Gunners favour back in 1989, when pundits wrote off their title hopes.

Review: You’ll love it, even if you weren’t alive in ’89

On Wednesday evening I had the chance to attend the premiere of Universal Studio's new movie "89" about the title win at Anfield that year.

Club legend explains why Arsenal need this talented midfielder

Tony Adams believes Arsenal need Jack Wilshere's emotional attachment to the club.

Former Arsenal captain blasts current star, wants club to sell him

Tony Adams thinks Arsenal should offload Alexis Sanchez if the Chilean doesn't want to be at the club.

Former Arsenal keeper blasts England players

Former Arsenal keeper Graham Stack has criticised the players who pulled out of the England squad.

This is why Germany are better than England at tournaments

Arsenal should be favourites says Jens Lehmann
Jens Lehmann explains that the difference between England and Germany at international tournaments is a psychological one.

Lee Dixon names the two Arsenal players that should be sold

Lee Dixon thinks Arsenal should've sold Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil, in the same way Michael Thomas was sold to Liverpool back in 1991.

Kevin Campbell names the one Arsenal player who has to start...

Kevin Campbell says Lacazette has to start for Arsenal in the North London derby.

This is who Robert Pires was full of praise for in...

Robert Pires hailed Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger for staying calm despite the supporters having turned on him in recent seasons.

Ray Parlour names two potential replacements for Arsene Wenger

Ray Parlour thinks ex-Arsenal stars like Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry should be considered for the job when Wenger leaves the Gunners.

Robert Pires has his say whether or not Arsene Wenger should...

Robert Pires believes that Arsene Wenger is still the right man to lead Arsenal.

Ray Parlour names the one Arsenal player who needs to buck...

Ray Parlour believes Walcott can break his appearance record but he needs to get back into the first-team.

Emmanuel Petit decides whether or not Arsene Wenger should be sacked...

It's too early to consider Arsene Wenger's future at Arsenal, says Emmanuel Petit.

Emmanuel Petit decides which is the better side between Tottenham and...

Emmanuel Petit believes Tottenham are better than Arsenal now, and will try to humiliate them at the Emirates.

George Graham names the two areas clubs in England are struggling...

George Graham reckons that Tottenham have the best defence in the Premier League, although he claims that there aren't many teams that are good at defending these days.

This is why George Graham "doesn't bother with Arsenal" anymore

George Graham has made a rather startling admission.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain names his most embarrassing moment in football

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says his most embarrassing moment in football was when he inadvertently got Kieran Gibbs sent off at Stamford Bridge.

Lee Dixon names the day Arsene Wenger should have left Arsenal

Arsene Wenger should have left the club after the FA Cup final, says Lee Dixon.

Emmanuel Petit explains the big mistake Arsene Wenger made against Manchester...

Emmanuel Petit wasn't impressed with Arsene Wenger's decision to start Francis Coquelin in defence on Sunday.

Kevin Campbell names two areas Arsene Wenger hasn't addressed in the...

Former Arsenal striker Kevin Campbell says Arsène Wenger still hasn't addressed key weaknesses in the current squad, and it's showing on the pitch.

George Graham has one important rule about being a manager

George Graham believes it's now more important than ever to instil fear into players.

Emmanuel Petit says "it was a mystery" why Arsene Wenger made...

Just like everyone else on the planet, Emmanuel Petit doesn't have the foggiest notion why his former manager didn't pick Alexandre Lacazette to start against Manchester City.

George Graham recalls one of the most dramatic moments of Arsenal's...

George Graham talked to The Guardian about the moment his Arsenal team won the league title in 1989.

George Graham explains how Arsenal have drastically changed their managerial approach

George Graham believes Arsenal wouldn't take a chance on a lower league manager today.

Ian Wright names the Arsenal player he can't believe Arsene Wenger...

Ian Wright is perplexed by Arsene Wenger's decision not to start Alexandre Lacazette against Manchester City on Sunday.

Emmanuel Petit blasts Arsenal after Manchester City defeat

Arsenal legend, Emmanuel Petit, blames not just Arsene Wenger but the current players for the Gunners' uninspiring displays on the pitch this season.

Lee Dixon uses one word to describe the problems Arsene Wenger...

Lee Dixon thinks the current situation at Arsenal under Arsène Wenger is beyond repair, after another loss at the weekend.

This is who George Graham feels needs to "move on" from...

George Graham believes that Arsene's Wenger's time at Arsenal needs to come to an end.

Arsenal defender explains why he left the club

Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill wanted "men's football" after leaving Arsenal as a teenager. 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain makes a bizarre claim after scoring first Liverpool goal

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says he's adapting to a different level of intensity at Liverpool, and wants to show everyone his game is about goals.

Martin Keown names one player who should start in the Arsenal...

Jack Wilshere will bring creativity back to Arsenal's midfield, according to Martin Keown.

Oxlade-Chamberlain explains difference between Arsenal and Liverpool

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is taking a while to settle in at Liverpool.

Pundit calls for Wenger to start struggling Arsenal man to exploit...

Paul Merson has identified left back as Manchester City's weakness, and thinks Theo Walcott could exploit it.

Martin Keown's Wilshere comments show the media bias against Mesut Ozil...

Martin Keown has heaped praise on Jack Wilshere's vision just weeks after laying into Mesut Ozil.

Goalkeeper picks Arsenal legend's goal as best he's ever conceded

Shay Given says the best goal ever scored against him was Dennis Bergkamp's famous effort for Arsenal back in 2002.

Pundit: Wenger doesn't trust this Arsenal star

Former Gunner Charlie Nicholas doesn't believe that Arsene Wenger trusts Theo Walcott.

Premier League star explains how tough it was to join Arsenal

Cesc Fabregas has revealed how the choice to move to north London and sign for Arsenal in 2003 was a tough one but worth it.

Ray Parlour makes strong claim about Manchester City and Arsenal's Invincibles

Ray Parlour thinks Manchester City winning the league unbeaten this season would be an even bigger achievement than when the Gunners did it.

Enough with the FA Cup, fans want the league but don't...

Nwankwo Kanu says he understands Arsenal fans want the Premier League trophy, but achieving that aim is not just about Arsène Wenger.

Patrick Vieira speaks about returning to Europe to manage

Patrick Vieira is enjoying his time as manager of New York City FC and isn't pushing for a return to Europe.

Lukas Podolski admits he wants to return to former club

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Lukas Podolski wants to play for Cologne again someday.

Arsenal Invincible advises India on how to progress in football

Sol Campbell admits that while India is still '50-100' years behind some of the world when it comes to football, they have to accept that progress will be slow.

He will always score goals: Thierry Henry praises 'great kid' he...

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Thierry Henry claims that coaching Eddie Nketiah at Arsenal was 'a pleasure' and that the 18-year-old is so skilled, he'll be scoring goals when he's 60.

Arsenal flop tipped to become one of generation's best by new...

Toulouse boss Pascal Dupraz reckons that Yaya Sanogo can become of his generation's best players.

Robert Pires believes this player will help Arsenal win trophies 'this...

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Robert Pires is convinced that Alexandre Lacazette will grow into an important player at Arsenal.

Arsenal legend urges this speedster to leave club

Theo Walcott should Arsenal leave "for his own sake", according to Ian Wright.

Lukas Podolski gets ridiculously hilarious booking in J-League

Lukas Podolski seems to be having fun in Japan.

Former Arsenal man believes Wenger should have quit for one of...

Paul Merson believes Arsene Wenger should have left Arsenal years ago to make way for Jurgen Klopp, Antonio Conte or Jose Mourinho.

Former Arsenal defender believes he made the right decision to leave

Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill believes he made the right decision to move to Helmond Sport in the Netherlands.

Ian Wright hopes Arsenal 18-year-old doesn't follow in the footsteps of...

Ian Wright admits that Alex Iwobi has fizzled out a bit after breaking into the first team in 2015/16 and hopes that Eddie Nketiah doesn't do the same thing.

Craig Burley and Alejandro Moreno name who they want to replace...

Craig Burley and Alejandro Moreno think Arsène Wenger should be sacked by Arsenal and Jurgen Klopp brought in from Liverpool.

This is the Arsenal player Ian Wright has told to leave...

Ian Wright thinks Theo Walcott should look for a move away from Arsenal, for the sake of his own career.

This is what the Arsenal squad said after 18-year-old striker became...

18-year-old Eddie Nketiah has been showered in praise by his Arsenal teammates after his senior debut brought two goals and saved the Gunners from League Cup elimination.

Charlie Nicholas gives bold prediction for Arsenal-Norwich in the Carabao Cup

Charlie Nicholas predicts a big win for the Gunners against Norwich City in Tuesday night's League Cup clash.

Mikael Silvestre names which Arsenal player "wouldn't last long with Mourinho"

Mikael Silvestre thinks Arsenal playmaker Mesut Özil "wouldn't last long" at Manchester United under manager José Mourinho if he did move in January or next summer.

David Seaman doesn't believe Arsene Wenger's record will be matched

David Seaman doesn't think managers in modern game will stay at their clubs as long as Arsene Wenger has at Arsenal.

Ian Wright names which manager he believes Arsenal need in place...

Ian Wright has likened Watford manager Marco Silva to George Graham, and believes Arsenal need a coach like him in charge.

Thierry Henry humiliates Everton after heavy Arsenal defeat

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Thierry Henry thinks Arsenal could have scored 10 goals against Everton, after the Gunners won 5-2 in Sunday's meeting at Goodison Park.

Four Arsenal players feature in various Team-of-the-Week articles

Mesut Özil, Sead Kolašinac, Nacho Monreal and Alexis Sanchez have all featured in various team-of-the-week articles, after Sunday's 5-2 win over Everton.

Martin Keown believes he knows why Mesut Ozil played well against...

Martin Keown has questioned whether Ozil is playing for a move after his improved performance against Everton.

Ian Wright urges Alexandre Lacazette to remove this element from his...

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Ian Wright wants Alexandre Lacazette to be the focal point of Arsenal's attack. 

Thierry Henry compares defender to these two Arsenal legends

Thierry Henry believes Virgil van Dijk is as commanding a defender as Tony Adams and Sol Campbell were for Arsenal.

Ian Wright explains what he is desperate for Mesut Ozil to...

Mesut Ozil will continue to be criticised so long as doesn't perform in the big games, says Ian Wright.

Arsenal villain admits his only mistake in England

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Emmanuel Adebayor says his decision to sign for Crystal Palace was the only mistake he made in his Premier League career.

Hammering him not the solution: Arsenal legend defends underfire midfielder

Granit Xhaka shouldn't take all the blame for Arsenal's loss to Watford last weekend, according to Thierry Henry.

Martin Keown divulges what Arsenal are saying about Jack Wilshere behind...

Jack Wilshere is playing better than ever before in training. 

Paul Merson makes his prediction for Everton v Arsenal

Paul Merson has tipped Arsenal to win comfortably against Everton when the two sides meet at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon.

Martin Keown goes overboard with a weird appraisal of Arsenal 25-year-old

Martin Keown may have given some over-the-top praise to Jack Wilshere.

Martin Keown says Troy Deeney named two Arsenal players he wasn't...

Martin Keown mentioned on BT Sport that Watford striker, Troy Deeney, told him the names of two Arsenal players the 29-year-old was disappointed in.

This is what Martin Keown thinks of Olivier Giroud

Arsenal legend Martin Keown was rather impressed with Olivier Giroud following his superb goal for the Gunners on Thursday night.

Martin Keown explains what frustrated him in Arsenal's Europa League win

Martin Keown reckons that Arsenal were lucky to get away with their 'non-existent' defending against Red Star Belgrade on Thursday evening.

Charlie Nicholas names the one manager he doesn't want in charge...

Former Gunner Charlie Nicholas admits that while Jose Mourinho's defensive style of football is effective, he would never have the Manchester United boss at Arsenal.

Martin Keown responds to Troy Deeney's scathing criticism of Arsenal

Former Gunner Martin Keown says that Arsenal have to respond following Troy Deeney's 'cojone' comments.

Gilberto admits one thing he always knew about playing at Highbury

Gilberto Silva has been reminiscing over his time playing for Arsenal at Highbury and admits that when the Gunners lined up in that tunnel before kick-off, they always knew they were going to win.

Video: Former Arsenal midfielder comes out of retirement but it all...

Paul Merson came out of retirement to play for Welsh fourth-tier team Caerau, making his debut in last night's meeting against Pontyclun, but saw a lighting failure lead to the abandonment of the fixture.

Charlie Nicholas names the one player Arsenal can't be without

Charlie Nicholas thinks Arsenal don't have sufficient attacking options without Alexis Sanchez in the side.

Marc Overmars reponds to claims he's set to join Arsenal as...

Marc Overmars has denied rumours he could become the new Arsenal Director of Football, insisting that he's happy where he is.

Graham Stack pinpoints Arsenal's problem with player recruitment

Graham Stack believes character and leadership are being overlooked for technical ability in modern Arsenal sides.

Graham Stake believes this one factor was the reason Arsenal suffered...

Former Arsenal and Reading goalkeeper Graham Stake believes that leadership, or lack thereof, was why the Gunners lost 2-1 to Watford on Saturday.

Robert Pires explains why Mesut Ozil is angry at Arsenal

Robert Pires says Mesut Özil seems angry that the Gunners haven't spent more money in the transfer market.

Former Arsenal goalkeeper explains why leaving the Gunners could have been...

Wojciech Szczesny knew that joining Juventus could hurt his World Cup chances, but says he needed to make the right choice for his career.

Former Arsenal midfielder breaks silence over his poor form

Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain concedes he has plenty yet to learn with his new club, after struggling for form following his £35m move from Arsenal.

Wojciech Szczesny believes Paulo Dybala could become better than his three...

Wojciech Szczesny says Paulo Dybala could be the best in the world, comparing him to some of Arsenal's best players of the last decade or so.

Former Arsenal goalkeeper believes he can replace legendary Italian shot-stopper next...

Wojciech Szczesny feels working with Gianluigi Buffon will help him take over as first-choice keeper at Juventus next season.

Liam Brady predicts Arsenal's final finish in the Premier League this...

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Arsenal legend Liam Brady doesn't reckon that the Gunners will threaten the top four this season.

Former Arsenal goalkeeper explains what past incident was "bull****"

Wojciech Szczesny admitted he smoked in the shower at Arsenal in 2015, but called the rumours suggesting he did the same on loan at Roma "bull***".

Ex-Arsenal midfielder given bad news by Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp says that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has to wait and prove himself before being handed a central midfield role at Liverpool.

Wojciech Szczesny takes a shot at Arsene Wenger with damning Arsenal...

Wojciech Szczesny has hailed the Italian goalkeeping coaches, claiming that he didn't improve while at Arsenal.

Former Arsenal goalkeeper admits he didn't want to leave the club

Wojciech Szczesny has revealed in an interview that he never actually wanted to leave Arsenal.

Martin Keown names which players Arsenal need to sign

Martin Keown feels Arsenal need more signings like Sead Kolasinac.

Ian Wright names the one player Arsene Wenger isn't treating correctly

Ian Wright feels Arsene Wenger is wrong about Alexandre Lacazette.

Martin Keown names two traits he believes Arsenal need to adopt

Martin Keown has questioned the steeliness and determination of the current Arsenal players after their spineless 2-1 defeat to Watford on Saturday.

Former Arsenal striker admits his wife almost left him due to...

Former Arsenal striker John Hartson has talked about the road to recovery from his gambling addiction, and how his wife finally convinced him to take steps to end it.

Martin Keown issues Arsene Wenger with a piece of advice

Former Gunner Martin Keown reckons that Arsene Wenger needs to listen to Troy Deeney's criticism of Arsenal, whether he likes it or not.

Pundit and former player continues attacking Mesut Ozil

Martin Keown has found way to pin Arsenal's defeat against Watford on Mesut Ozil.

Samir Nasri admits poor personal decisions stopped him 'doing better'

Samir Nasri has admitted he could have made more of his career.

Arshavin close to divorce after just 1 year of marriage

Andrey Arshavin scores against Barcelona
Andrey Arshavin is heading for divorce after just a year of marriage, according to reports in Russia.

Arsene Wenger gives former Gunner both barrels during press conference

Paul Merson is coming out of retirement to play for third-tier Welsh side Caerau but Arsene Wenger certainly ain't impressed.

Midfielder explains he left Arsenal because of lack of 'trust'

Patrick Vieira has spoken about why he decided to leave Arsenal for Juventus in 2005.

Paul Merson talks nonsense about Mesut Ozil – he works harder...

Paul Merson says he wouldn't put Mesut Özil back into the team against Watford, as the German doesn't work hard enough.

Former Arsenal man 'astonished' that star could stay at club

Martin Keown claims he's 'astonished' by the notion that Mesut Ozil could stay at Arsenal.

Wenger must demand final flourish from Alexis Sanchez

Martin Keown believes that Arsene Wenger must demand a final flourish from Alexis Sanchez seeing as the Chilean is likely to leave Arsenal either in January or on a free next summer.

Martin Keown explains why Arsene Wenger hasn't won a title since...

Former Gunner, Martin Keown, believes that Arsene Wenger hasn't won a Premier League title since 2004 because he doesn't respect the defensive side of the game enough.

Martin Keown has a theory on why Alexis Sanchez will start...

Alexis Sanchez will improve now he knows he can leave in January, according to Martin Keown.

Nigel Winterburn names the one thing Arsenal must do to have...

Former Gunner Nigel Winterburn claims that while finishing in the top four will be an achievement, Arsenal really need to win a trophy to have a successful season.

Former Arsenal midfielder coming out of retirement to play for Welsh...

Paul Merson has been cleared to play for third-tier Welsh side Caerau.

Paul Merson bizarrely claims Arsenal would win the title if Arsene...

Paul Merson thinks Arsène Wenger would win the Premier League title if he had the same tactical sense as Harry Redknapp.

Fiorentina striker explains why he left Arsenal

18-year-old striker Martin Graiciar has revealed why his Arsenal career never took off.

Former Arsenal midfielder explains why he rejected AC Milan in the...

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Former Gunner, Samir Nasri, has revealed why he turned down the chance to join Italian giants AC Milan this summer and instead signed for Antalyaspor.

Former Arsenal midfielder admits Arsene Wenger wanted to sell him to...

Samir Nasri has said he rejected a move to Paris Saint-Germain so he could join Manchester City in 2011, against the wishes of Arsene Wenger.

Club states there's no agreement for former Arsenal player to return

Arsenal have denied having an agreement with Ajax director of football Marc Overmars. 

Robert Pires names the Arsenal player who should start over Kylian...

Robert Pires says it's too early to make Monaco's Kylian Mbappé a leader in the France side, and thinks manager Didier Deschamps will stick to Arsenal's Olivier Giroud for now.

Arsenal may have identified their next Director of Football

Marc Overmars has reportedly reached an agreement to return to Arsenal.

Wojciech Szczesny explains why he had to leave Arsenal in the...

Former Arsenal and Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny says the reason he chose Juventus this summer was because he wanted to win trophies.

Leicester interested in former Arsenal defender

Leicester City could sign former Arsenal and France defender Bacary Sagna on a free transfer, according to latest reports.

Paul Merson believes England desperately need this Arsenal player's creativity

Paul Merson believes England are in desperate need of Jack Wilshere and Adam Lallana's creativity. 

This Arsenal flop is earning obscene money in China - even...

Since leaving Arsenal in 2013, Gervinho has played in Italy and now plys his trade in China.

Former Arsenal chairman explains how easily he signed club legend

David Dein has shared the story of he signed Ian Wright from Crystal Palace.

35 pints, Drunk English and French smokers: Arsene Wenger’s 1st Premier...

Arsène Wenger's first Premier League winning team was a mixture of drunk Englishmen and French smokers, according to Ray Parlour.

Former player discusses how awful tackle on Arsenal stars landed defender...

Back in 2002 Arsenal signed Kolo Touré, and the defender went on to be part of the Gunners' unbeaten league season, but it didn't start out so promisingly.