Arsenal player focus : Mesut Ozil - passmaster v Burnley

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil completed the most passes out of any other player in the final third against Burnley.

Player focus: Ice cold Alexis did this twice as much as...

Nacho Monreal and Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez had twice as many shots as any other player during Arsenal's 2-1 win over Burnley.

Player focus: How Ramsey runs Arsenal's engine

Aaron Ramsey v Burnley
Aaron Ramsey was back alongside Granit Xhaka against Burnley on Sunday and seems to really be finding his rhythm again.

Tactics: Why Bellerin's absence made Iwobi look poor

The Nigerian forward had a quiet day against a tough Burnley defence.

Arsenal loan watch: Chambers assists but Middlesbrough lose to West Ham

Calum Chambers was defensively solid once more and showed his attacking capabilities with an assist, but it ultimately wasn't enough as Middlesbrough lost 3-1 at home against West Ham.

Arsenal loan watch: Wilshere shines again with MotM display for Bournemouth

Jack Wilshere was excellent once more for AFC Bournemouth and despite their 2-2 draw with Watford, they've got plenty of positives to look forward to in the near future with the creative Englishman proving his ability in a number of occasions in promising positions.

Player ratings: Alexis ice cold despite Xhaka stupidity

Arsenal player ratings
It's never boring or easy with Arsenal, is it?

Wenger 'regrets everything' after Anthony Taylor shove

Arsene Wenger sent off
Arsene Wenger has told the media that he 'regrets everything' after he shoved Anthony Taylor in the Arsenal tunnel.

Moss sticks it to Granit but Arsenal avoid slip

Arsenal beat Burnley despite being reduced to 10 men, but that was only half the story...

Arsenal loan watch: A MotM display, debut, assist and more

Arsenal loan watch
There was a Man of the Match display from Jack Wilshere, a Calum Chambers assist and a start for Jon Toral during Rangers' Cup victory over Motherwell in an action-packed Saturday for Arsenal loanees.

Match Preview: Arsenal vs Burnley

Arsenal preview Burnley
After a last-gasp winner in stoppage time helped Arsenal to a uncharacteristically ugly victory over Burnley back at the start of October, questions have already been asked in regards to their title credentials.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 v Burnley – Bellerin back

Arsenal welcome Burnley to the Emirates on Sunday, so how will they line up?

Arsenal v Burnley – Since we last met

Arsenal opposition preview
Ahead of Arsenal’s game against Burnley this weekend, we take a look at what has happened since both sides played each other back in October.

Wenger - This is how Arsenal will beat Burnley

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger believes that the best way to beat Burnley at the Emirates on Sunday is to use Arsenal's pace, in both runs and passing while protecting themselves from the counter.

Southampton to charge Arsenal fans just £15 for FA Cup game

Southampton, who have capped away tickets at £20 all season, will only charge Arsenal fans £15 for their trip to St. Mary's in the next round of the FA Cup.

Stat: Petr Cech ranks behind Tottenham and Manchester United men

Petr Cech
With Claudio Bravo facing plenty of criticism as a result of his poor goalkeeping displays recently, questions have been asked about the level of performance from those in between the posts.

Watch: Arsenal youngster dazzles with excellent skills

Arsenal youth
Kelechi Nwakali has been gradually settling into life in the Netherlands following his season-long loan move to MVV Maastricht back in August.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Watford

On Tuesday 31 January, Arsenal face Watford in the Premier League at the Emirates.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Burnley

Arsenal play host to Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday, so let's look ahead and see how their squad is looking.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Southampton/Norwich

In a new feature, we look at the next four of Arsenal's opponents so let's see who's in, who's out and who we have to worry about when we face Southampton or Norwich.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Chelsea

Arsenal face Chelsea on 4 February for the second time this season.

Arsenal midfielder puts in lively Africa Cup of Nations performance

Mohamed Elneny
Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny is currently away on international duty with his native Egypt, as they aim to secure a record eighth Africa Cup of Nations trophy this year.

Stat: Does Walcott contribute more to Arsenal than Giroud?

Theo Walcott
Fascinating stats have emerged that suggest that Theo Walcott could actually make more of a contribution to Arsenal than Olivier Giroud.

Bramall watch - New boy makes debut as Nketiah scores again...

Arsenal youth
Cohen Bramall made his debut in Arsenal colours and Edward Nketiah came off the substitutes' bench to score a goal and assist another as Arsenal u23s overturned a one-goal deficit to beat Southampton 3-1 away.

Tactics: How Arsenal reverted to Wengerball to destroy Swansea

Arsenal tactics
Saturday’s performance in the 0-4 win at Swansea was Arsenal’s most aesthetically pleasing display in the league since the win over Chelsea back in September, so what did they do differently?

Arsenal man believes he can still improve

Wojciech Szczesny
Wojciech Szczesny is a changed man in Italy and believes that although things are going well, he can still improve.

Arsenal loan watch: Szczesny sets record, Toral's Rangers debut & more

Arsenal loan watch
There were minutes this weekend for Arsenal's more experienced players out on-loan but a few youngsters also featured across Europe as the top leagues returned to action after a winter break.

Swansea boss convinced Ki’s dive against Arsenal was a penalty

Paul Clement, Swansea manager
Paul Clement was left frustrated after his side’s defeat to Arsenal and was less than impressed at Mike Jones for booking Ki Sung-Yeung instead of awarding his side a penalty.

Arsenal loan watch: Wilshere stifled as Hull prevail beat Bournemouth

Despite a promising start to proceedings at the KCOM Stadium, Bournemouth lost 3-1 and Jack Wilshere's creative ability was essentially stifled for large periods.

Arsenal loan watch: Chambers solid as Middlesbrough keep another clean sheet...

Calum Chambers
Calum Chambers helped Middlesbrough to their third successive clean sheet with a solid defensive display against Watford at Vicarage Road in one of Saturday's 3pm kick-off's.

Arsenal player focus - Giroud more deadly that Diego Costa or...

Olivier Giroud and Alex Iwobi v Swansea
Despite appearing to be struggling with an injury to his ankle, Olivier Giroud once against proved why Arsenal were right to extend his deal when the Gunners beat Swansea 4-0.

Arsenal player focus - Alex Iwobi & D. Flection - Arsenal's...

Alex Iwobi v Swansea
Alex Iwobi managed to score not just one but two deflected goals against Swansea to seal Arsenal's 4-0 win on Saturday.

Arsenal player focus - Alexis on fire but should he be...

Alexis Sanchez scores v Swansea
As usual, Alexis Sanchez was brilliant for Arsenal during their 4-0 win away to Swansea on Saturday but there was a downside to his afternoon.

Infograph: Olivier Giroud - better than Costa, Ageuro, Kane & more...

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud - another player on the list of great buys for Arsene Wenger? Yes, definitely!

Arsenal player focus - Mesut Ozil back in business against Swansea

Mesut Ozil and Alex Iwobi
After missing out on our Premier League clashes against Crystal Palace and Bournemouth because he had the flu, Mesut Ozil returned to his rightful place in Arsenal's starting lineup against Swansea.

Arsenal player ratings: Iwobi shines in a big away win

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal romped home against Swansea, but how did the players do on an individual basis?

Arsenal youngsters leapfrog Tottenham with comprehensive win at Leicester

Donyell Malen
Donyell Malen scored and created an assist as Arsenal u18s secured an impressive 3-0 away victory over Leicester City on Saturday afternoon.

New signing D. Flection wins it for Arsenal at Swansea as...

Olivier Giroud v Swansea
Arsenal moved into the top four, for a few hours at least, with a comprehensive win at the Liberty, completing a season double over Swansea for the first time since they returned to the top flight (2011).

Midfielder refuses option to return to Arsenal

Kelechi Nwakali
Kelechi Nwakali has rejected the chance to return from his loan in January and opted to remain with MVV Maastricht where he has been impressing this season.

Calf injury rules out Swansea’s latest signing from Arsenal game

Luciano Narsingh
Swansea City have completed the signing of Dutch international winger, Luciano Narsingh, from PSV Eindhoven but he will not face Arsenal.

21-year-old Spanish midfielder – I’d love to play beside Bellerin at...

Jon Toral
Jon Toral would ‘love’ to play alongside Hector Bellerin at Arsenal as he tries to resurrect his season with Rangers.

Arsenal pair convince Spanish midfielder to join Rangers

Jon Toral
Jon Toral has revealed that Gedion Zelalem and Mikel Arteta both helped him to make up his mind about joining Rangers on loan.

Match preview: Swansea City vs Arsenal

Arsenal v swansea
Having battled hard to emerge victorious despite trailing at Deepdale last Saturday in the FA Cup, it's back to business in the Premier League for Arsène Wenger's side.

What's happened since Arsenal last played Swansea?

Arsenal face Swansea this weekend, so what has happened since the side's last met in October?

Who is in action for Arsenal, when and where – loan,...

Jack Wilshere
Arsenal's first team travel to the Liberty Stadium to face Swansea on Saturday but who else is in action this weekend?

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 v Swansea – Finally a start for Lucas

Arsenal predicted lineup
How will Arsenal lineup when they face Swansea at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday?

Mike Jones referee preview: Swansea v Arsenal

Referee Mike Jones
Mike Jones will take charge of Arsenal’s game at Swansea, a referee who prefers to let the game ‘flow’ rather than stopping it for annoying things like fouls.

Wenger confirms injury blow for Arsenal ahead of Swansea game

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning ahead of Arsenal's trip to Swansea on Saturday.

Wilshere named Player of the Month for Bournemouth

Jack Wilshere
Jack Wilshere has been named Player of the Month for December for his performances for Bournemouth.

Arsenal man gets Africa Cup of Nations callup due to injury

Ismael Bennacer
Ismael Bennacer has received an international callup for Algeria to compete in the Africa Cup of Nations after another player withdrew because of injury.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Burnley

Arsenal host Burnley next weekend and as part of a new feature, we will keeping an eye on Arsenal's next four opponents in the run up to the game.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Southampton/Norwich

Arsenal will play either Southampton or Norwich in the FA Cup and as part of a new feature, we will keeping an eye on Arsenal's next four opponents in the run up to the game.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Watford

Arsenal welcome Watford to the Emirates at the end of the month and as part of a new feature, we will keeping an eye on Arsenal's next four opponents in the run up to the game.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Swansea

Arsenal travel to Swansea this weekend for their Premier League match.

Loan watch: Arsenal youngster sent off in friendly

Dan Crowley
Dan Crowley was sent off during Go Ahead Eagles' friendly against Helmond Sport. Yep.

How Aaron Ramsey sparked Arsenal’s resurgence at Preston

Arsenal tactics
Football matches turn on moments.

Arsenal boost - Bayern Munich star to miss Champions League clash

Jerome Boateng
It looks as if Bayern Munich will be without centreback, Jerome Boateng, for their clash against Arsenal mid-February.

Arsenal face Southampton or Norwich in FA Cup fourth round

FA Cup Draw
Arsenal face Southampton or Norwich City away in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Blow for Arsenal as Bayern star to be fit for Champions...

Thiago
Bayern Munich manager, Carlo Ancelotti, has revealed that he believes Thiago should be available for the Bundesliga team's Champions League clash against Arsenal in February.

Who can Arsenal get in the FA Cup draw tonight?

FA Cup Draw
Arsenal made heavy work of their third round FA Cup game against Preston Saturday, but they’re in the hat for the draw. Who can they face?

Player focus: Chuba Akpom returns for Arsenal u23s

Chuba Akpom
Chuba Akpom started and played the first-half of Arsenal u23s' 2-1 victory over bottom side Derby County on Friday.

Why Arsenal cut this youngster's loan deal short

Arsenal have exercised the option to recall 19-year-old goalkeeper Ryan Huddart from his loan spell at Eastleigh.

Player focus: Ainsley Maitland-Niles’ under-rated display vs Preston

Squad rotation was always likely with Arsenal's FA Cup clash away against Championship opposition, and Ainsley Maitland-Niles made his third start for the senior side this season after impressing in previous fixtures.

Loan watch: More frustration for Arsenal youngters

Arsenal loan watch
It's been another frustrating weekend thus far for Arsenal's players on loan spells away from the club.

Arsenal fail to show mental strength at Preston by only conceding...

Arsenal mental strength
Arsenal failed to demonstrate their fabled mental strength at Deepdale by only coming back from one goal down to win – a feat easily achieved by lesser mortals with no such strengths.

Akpom returns as exciting young striker scores again for Arsenal u23s

Arsenal youth
Edward Nketiah scored his fourth goal at u23 level to secure a slender but deserved victory for the Young Guns, as they returned to winning ways after a 3-2 away defeat against Liverpool in the second week of December.

Wenger explains why this man was named captain against Preston

Olivier Giroud celebrates
Arsene Wenger has explained why Olivier Giroud was named captain against Preston North End in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Olivier Giroud – That was not Arsenal

Olivier Giroud and Granit Xhaka
Following Arsenal's 2-1 win over Preston North End in the FA Cup, Olivier Giroud was keen to point out in his post-match interview that what we saw in the first half 'wasn't Arsenal'.

Player focus: Lucas Perez earns place in Arsenal fans’ hearts after...

Lucas Perez
Lucas Perez is very quickly becoming a player I like a lot.

Arsenal player ratings v Preston – Giroud shines with another late...

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal took it as a personal challenge to make this "easy cup fixture" more entertaining for the neutrals.

Stat proves Giroud could be hero Arsenal need after Preston North...

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud has now scored five goals in five starts.

Arsenal grab last ditch winner against plucky Preston

It wasn't pretty, it wasn't easy, but we finally managed a win against Preston North End in the FA Cup.

Good news for Arsenal fans - Gunners have 'easiest' January

Arsene Wenger
According to The Stats Zone, Arsenal have the easiest run of fixtures in January.

Arsenal v Preston North End: Head-to-head stats

Arsenal and Preston North End have faced each other a total of 79 times in our history.

Arsene Wenger and the FA Cup

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger is the only manager (except for George Ramsay in the late 1800s) to win six FA Cups with his club.

5 of Arsenal’s Biggest FA Cup shocks

Wrexham beat Arsenal in FA Cup
With Arsenal traveling to Championship side, Preston North End, this Saturday, an upset could be on the cards.

Arsenal and the FA Cup – all 12 wins

Arsenal have won the FA Cup 12 times.

Infograph: Opposition preview - Can Preston North End cause FA Cup...

With Arsenal struggling to draw against Bournemouth in the Premier League just days ago, could Preston North End cause an upset in the FA Cup on Saturday?

Match preview - Stretched Arsenal travel to Preston North End in...

Arsenal match preview
Arsenal face Preston North End in one of this weekend's FA Cup third round ties and after a frantic fightback from a three-goal deficit on Tuesday against Bournemouth, they'll be eager for a much smoother ride against the Championship outfit.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 v Preston North End

Arsenal predicted lineup
With most of Arsenal's first team obviously feeling complete cream-crackered after so many fixtures in such a short space of time, it's very likely that we'll see a rotated side picked to face Preston North End in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Arsenal squad injury update ahead of FA Cup game

Arsenal injury
Arsenal are expected to make a number of changes for the game against Preston at the weekend with Laurent Koscielny and Alexis being rested.

Tactical long read: What went wrong for Arsenal at Bournemouth?

Arsenal tactics
For the fourth straight year, Arsenal’s festive fixtures featured a frustrating display on the South coast.

Opposition watch: Preston North End injury update

Arsenal opposition preview
Preston North End should welcome Arsenal to Deepdale on Saturday for their FA Cup tie with no injured players in their squad.

Bournemouth appeal red card against Arsenal

from Arsenal's opposition
Bournemouth are appealing Sam Francis's red card, picked up for a terrible tackle on Aaron Ramsey on Tuesday night.

5 things Arsenal learned v Bournemouth

What did Arsenal learn from their rather embarrassing loss way to Bournemouth?

Olivier Giroud has most shots on goal v Bournemouth

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud once again made a pretty solid case for a new contact during Arsenal's 3-3 draw against Bournemouth.

What’s going on with Arsenal players’ mentality?

Coming off of a brilliant performance against Crystal Palace, the Arsenal players managed to play like zombies for most of the game; why is this happening?

Player ratings: Giroud saves Arsenal point on crazy night in Bournemouth

Arsenal player ratings
Eddie Howe basically passed his job interview as Wenger's successor after dropping 3-0 lead at home.

Aaron Ramsey completes more passes than any player v Bournemouth

Despite getting off to a shaky start out wide, Aaron Ramsey managed the most successful passes out of any other player during Arsenal's 3-3 draw against Bournemouth.

Bournemouth blow 3-0 lead to abject Arsenal

Arsenal dropped points in yet another winnable game, allowing the Premier League title to slip further from their grasp... but at least we got a point.

Infograph: Opposition preview - Can free-scoring Arsenal beat bold Bournemouth?

Despite beating Swansea on New Year's Eve 3-0, Bournemouth will have their work cut out against Arsenal on Tuesday night.

Match preview - Arsenal aim for third win on the bounce...

Arsenal match preview
Having prevailed with a comfortable 2-0 home victory over Crystal Palace on New Year's Day, Arsenal will be looking to secure their third successive Premier League win when they travel to the Vitality Stadium with Bournemouth up next.

Referee preview - Do Arsenal have cause for concern against Bournemouth?

Michael Oliver has been chosen to referee Arsenal's Premier League match away to Bournemouth, which isn't exactly fantastic news.

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v Bournemouth

Arsenal predicted lineup
Just two days after Arsenal's 2-0 win against Crystal Palace at the Emirates and THAT Olivier Giroud goal, the Gunners travel to Bournemouth hoping for a similar performance.

Loan watch: Wilshere sparkles as Bournemouth bully Swansea

Jack Wilshere continued to impress in AFC Bournemouth colours during his last outing on New Year's Eve against managerless Swansea.

Player focus: Chambers solid against Manchester United

Calum Chambers started his 13th Premier League match as a Middlesbrough player and it's evident that the 21-year-old has benefited from regular minutes in England's top flight.

Player focus: Alexis Sanchez brilliant wherever you play him

Alexis Sanchez v West Brom
Alexis Sanchez put in an almost complete performance against Crystal Palace - all that was missing was the goal that eluded him.

Multiple errors from ref in Arsenal v Crystal Palace game highlighted

Andre Marriner
As usual with Premier League referees they regularly bring controversies and the Arsenal v Palace game saw some errors as usual.

Reaction! Olivier Giroud watches his wonder goal for the first time

After Arsenal’s win over Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon, Sky Sports spoke with Olivier Giroud and showed him his own goal.

Arsenal player ratings: Great team performance to kick Ooff 2017 in...

Arsenal player ratings
Happy new year! 3 points, a clean sheet, great performance and goal of the season on the first day of 2017 - not a bad way to start.

‘Oh my god, what was that?!’ Giroud screamer wins it for...

Olivier gIroud celebrates scoring against Crystal Palace
Arsenal kept pace with the sides above them in the league thanks to a comfortable win over Sam Allardyce’s Crystal Palace and Olivier Giroud's wonder goal.

Wenger – We were relentless

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger believes his side were ‘relentless’ against West Brom after two disappointing matches in the week before.

Arsenal v Crystal Palace – A turgid affair fit for Sunday...

Ever feel like we're playing the same game of football over and over?

Arsenal v Crystal Palace – Opposition infograph

Arsenal preview Crystal Palace
Arsenal welcome Crystal Palace to the Emirates on Sunday for the first match of 2017. Here's everything you need to know about them ahead of the game.

Allardyce’s record v Wenger doesn’t look good – Arsenal v Crystal...

Arsenal preview Crystal Palace
After a nervy 1-0 win over West Brom last time out, Arsenal will be hoping for easier going when they entertain Crystal Palace on New Year's Day.

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v Crystal Palace

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal welcome Crystal Palace to the Emirates for the first match of 2017 and they will be without seven players for the game. This is how we think Arsenal will lineup for the game.

Poor referee selected for Arsenal v Crystal Palace

Andre Marriner
Andre Marriner will take charge of Arsenal v Crystal Palace on Sunday at the Emirates and Arsenal fans will be hoping that he offers a bit more protection than he did the last time he refereed an Arsenal game.

West Brom performance proves why Arsenal should keep hold of defender

Kieran Gibbs
Kieran Gibbs made only his second Premier League start of the campaign during our Boxing Day victory over West Brom and once again proved why he is a credible replacement for Nacho Monreal, who is three years his elder and has struggled for consistency so far this term.

Loan watch: Wilshere and Chambers impress despite Boxing Day defeats

Arsenal loan watch
With the majority of Europe's top leagues on a winter break at the moment, only players in England featured over Boxing Day.

Tactics: Arsenal’s late show smashes through West Brom’s parked bus

Arsenal tactics
After being frustrated for 86 minutes, Arsenal finally broke the deadlock against a dogged West Brom side thanks to an Olivier Giroud header.

Wenger – Why Arsenal did not want to play West Brom

Arsene Wenger
Following Arsenal's 1-0 win over West Brom on Boxing Day, Arsene Wenger explained why playing the Baggies off the back of two losses wasn't exactly an ideal tie.

Player focus – Ozil defies human eyes once again

Mesut Ozil v West Brom
To appreciate Mesut Ozil, you need to watch him live

Human eyes aren’t always enough to fully appreciate him – Arsenal...

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal managed to grab all three points against West Brom on Boxing Day but it was far from an inspiring performance. How did the players do individually?

Episode 2,564 of Arsenal v The Bus ends in lucky escape

Alexis Sanchez v West Brom
Arsenal bored fans to death against West Brom at the Emirates on Boxing Day but managed to find a winner to avoid slipping even further behind Chelsea in the title race.

Wenger – We’re not used to losing

Arsene Wenger Pep Guardiola
Arsene Wenger has said that ‘disappointments are part of a successful season’ but admitted that losing is hard to take because his side aren’t used to it.

Cech - This is what we have to prepare for against...

Petr Cech
Arsenal face West Brom on Boxing Day having lost only 2 of their previous 19 Premier League Boxing Day games and Petr Cech has been speaking ahead of the game

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v West Brom

Arsenal predicted lineup
It’s Boxing Day and our lighter-than-usual festive schedule kicks off against West Brom, so how will Arsenal line up?

Preview: Arsenal vs West Brom

arsenal v west brom preview
A look ahead to Arseanl's Boxing Day game against West Brom at the Emirates

INFOGRAPH: Everything Arsenal need to know about West Brom

Tony Pulis manager of West Brom
Everything you need to knbow ahead of Arsenal's game against West Brom at the Emirates on Boxing Day

Arsenal agree deal with Dutch side for midfielder

Daniel Crowley
Daniel Crowley will spend the second half of this season on loan with the Go Ahead Eagles in the Netherlands after a deal was agreed between the two sides.

Stat: Proof this could be the year Tottenham finish above Arsenal

Laurent Koscielny
These latest stats predict that Arsenal will finish in fifth this season, while Spurs will finish fourth.

Loan watch: Wilshere impresses despite Bournemouth defeat

After 901 minutes of Premier League football under Eddie Howe, Jack Wilshere created his first assist in Bournemouth colours.

Tactics: Arsenal’s pressing concerns v Manchester City

Arsenal tactics
Arsenal’s second half performance in the defeat for Manchester City was a cause for great concern.

Player focus: Koscielny defensively solid despite disappointing defeat

On yet another frustrating afternoon for Arsenal, centre-back Laurent Koscielny was unsurprisingly one of the visitors' best performers against Manchester City.

Worrying stat shows how many times Arsenal defender passed to Cech...

Petr Cech
Worryingly, one of Arsenal's top pass combinations against Manchester City was between Gabriel and Petr Cech.

Wenger slams referee following Manchester City defeat

Martin Atkinson
Arsene Wenger had some choice words for referee, Martin Atkinson following Arsenal's 2-1 defeat away to Manchester City.

Laurent Koscielny completes more clearances than anyone v Manchester City

Laurent Koscielny
Laurent Koscielny was once again Arsenal's main man against Manchester City.

Alexis Sanchez commits most fouls out of any player v Manchester...

Alexis Sanchez
When you think of Alexis Sanchez, it's usually something to do with football, dogs or smiling; he's a lover not a fighter.

Amazing stat shows Theo Walcott has overtaken massive Arsenal legend

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott has now scored more Premier League goals than Robert Pires.

Arsenal player ratings v Manchester City: Poor all round with Koscielny,...

Arsenal player ratings
Well, this has been a fun week for Arsenal fans everywhere!

Manchester City boss - It means a lot to beat Arsenal

Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola is over the moon that he managed to beat, according to him, one of the best teams in the Premier League.

Woeful Arsenal wave goodbye to lead after lacklustre display v Manchester...

Despite only losing by 2-1, Arsenal's performance against Manchester City was one of their worst of the season.

Loan watch: Several Arsenal players feature and impress despite defeats

Arsenal loan watch
There were more minutes for Arsenal's players out on loan, with both goalkeeper Ryan Huddart and midfielder Jon Toral starting for their respective sides on Saturday.

Arsenal knocked out of FA Youth Cup by Blackburn Rovers

Arsenal youth
Arsenal u18s have been knocked out of this year's FA Youth Cup after a surprise 1-0 defeat in the third-round of the prestigious competition.

Match preview: Wenger takes no solace from Aguero absence for Manchester...

Arsenal match preview
After a surprising 2-1 away defeat in midweek at the hands of Everton, it's essential that Arsenal come away with a good result against Pep Guardiola's Manchester City side given how the Premier League table is rapidly forming at the top.

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v Manchester City

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal travel to Manchester City on Sunday to face a team who are supposed to be our title rivals.

Infograph: Opposition preview - Can Manchester City end bad streak against...

Manchester City haven't had the most consistent run of results so far this season.

Watch: Get hyped – Manchester City v Arsenal promo

Arsene Wenger and Pep Guardiola
Manchester City host Arsenal on Sunday afternoon in a crucial match for both teams.

Stat that proves Olivier Giroud is level with Gareth Bale in...

Olivier Giroud v Bournemouth
Olivier Giroud is level on headed goals with former Spurs star, Gareth Bale.

Stat: Two Arsenal stars among players with highest win rate

Nacho Monreal
Nacho Monreal and Petr Cech are two Arsenal stars among the players with the highest Premier League win percentage.

Manchester City manager talks up Arsenal ahead of Sunday's clash

Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola was full of praise for Arsenal ahead of our clash against Manchester City on Sunday.

Manchester City blow - Key midfielder out for Arsenal clash

Ilkay Gundogan,
On Sunday, Arsenal travel to Manchester City but it appears the Blues will be without another one of their star players.

Gabriel completes more blocks than anyone else v Everton

After Gabriel had a surprisingly successful spell at right-back in place of the injured Hector Bellerin, he appears to have improved at centreback as well.

Tactics: How Arsenal came unstuck at Everton

Arsenal tactics
Arsenal came away empty-handed from Goodison Park after playing well for approximately two of the final 60 minutes against Ronald Koeman’s resurgent Everton side, who had only won one of their last 10 matches.

Loan watch: Wilshere continues to impress v Leicester City

Jack Wilshere
Jack Wilshere made the headlines on Tuesday evening for all the right reasons: starting against Leicester meant he had played more Premier League minutes on loan on the south Coast this season than the previous two injury-ravaged campaigns at Arsenal, just reiterating how beneficial his loan spell away from the Emirates has been thus far.

How video refereeing would save Arsenal a point v Everton

Mark Clattenburg and Alexis Sanchez
There were two disputed decisions by referee Mark Clattenburg late in the game against Everton and with the recent experiment introducing Video Assistant Referees, we can wonder what would have happened there and what could happen in the near future.

Arsenal loan watch: Goalkeeper saves penalty while forward assists

Arsenal loan watch
Wojciech Szczesny made a string of important saves, including a stop to deny M'Baye Niang's first-half penalty, keeping a hard-fought clean sheet as Roma prevailed over AC Milan on Monday evening.

Match report: Liverpool 3-2 Arsenal - u23s battle hard but lose...

Arsenal youth
Stephy Mavididi netted a brace but Arsenal u23s were unable to take any points against a strong Liverpool side, which included the likes of defensive duo Mamadou Sakho and Joe Gomez, as well as Sheyi Ojo and highly rated forward, Harry Wilson.

Watch: Should this have been an Arsenal penalty against Everton?

Mark Clattenburg and Alexis Sanchez
Should this tackle on Alexis Sanchez have been a penalty?

Everton boss - We were lucky to beat Arsenal

Ronald Koeman
Everton boss, Ronald Koeman, was full of praise for Arsenal despite his team beating us 2-1 on Tuesday evening.

Player ratings - Alexis, Xhaka & Koscielny Arsenal's only bright sparks...

Arsenal player ratings
I forgot how to write miserable player ratings.

Granit Xhaka still passmaster v Everton despite Arsenal loss

Granit Xhaka
Despite Arsenal losing against Everton 2-1 on Tuesday night, Granit Xhaka was still the passmaster, completing the most passes out of anyone on the pitch.

Wenger – This is why Arsenal lost to Everton

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger believes that Arsenal lost to Everton on Tuesday night because they didn't take their chances.

Arsenal lose second game of season to aggressive Everton

Apart from a strong opening 15 minutes, Arsenal looked tired and confused for most of the game at Goodison Park.

Watch: Arsenal goalkeeper saves penalty days after Petr Cech lets one...

Wojciech Szczesny
While Petr Cech is letting in penalties for fun, Wojciech Szczesny is on loan at Roma saving them.

Massive Arsenal boost - Alexis Sanchez won't go to China

Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez hasn't been called up for Chile for the China Cup in January.

Match preview - Arsenal aim to reclaim top with Everton win

After a satisfying home victory against Stoke on Saturday afternoon, it's another away trip for Arsenal as they face an Everton side eager to make amends for a collectively poor defensive display in their 3-2 defeat against Watford this past weekend.

Arsenal fans react to Gunners drawing Bayern Munich

Alexis Sanchez
Like clockwork, Arsenal drew Bayern Munich in the knock-out stages of the Champions League but at least most Gooners saw the funny side.

Wenger challenges Chelsea to continue unbeaten run

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger has praised Chelsea on their nine-game winning streak but can they continue?

Rival watch: Costa snatches points as Chelsea leapfrog Arsenal

from Arsenal's opposition
Despite a tense afternoon on Sunday lunchtime, Chelsea fought hard and eventually snatched a 1-0 win over a resolute West Brom side, who defended well collectively for sustained periods but were punished for a costly second half mistake.

Arsenal draw Bayern Munich in Champions League

Arsenal have drawn Bayern Munich in the Champions League...AGAIN.

Watch: Arsenal youngster scores first professional goal

Arsenal loan watch
Kelechi Nwakali scored his first professional goal for loan club, MVV Maastricht, on Friday.

Stat that proves Hector Bellerin is better than Manchester City right-back

Hector Bellerin and Theo Walcott
Hector Bellerin has more assists since making his Arsenal debut than Bacary Sagna had during his entire final five years at the club.

Player focus - Oxlade-Chamberlain continues to impress against Stoke

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
After an impressive display against West Ham last weekend, it came as a surprise to me that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain didn't start against Basel in midweek.

Watch: Stoke boss agrees with penalty decision v Arsenal

Mark Hughes
Stoke boss, Mark Hughes, unsurprisingly agrees with Lee Mason's penalty decision during his team's trip to Arsenal.

Vardy hat-trick forces Manchester City to drop crucial points in title...

Jamie Vardy
A hat-trick from Jamie Vardy, as well as a well-taken strike courtesy of Andy King from range helped Leicester to an unlikely home victory against Manchester City in Saturday's evening kick-off.

Loan watch: Arsenal youngster scores last-minute winner to secure victory

Arsenal loan watch
There were a few rare starts for some of Arsenal's players out on-loan in the Netherlands, with Kelechi Nwakali impressing once more but the majority of players either were unused substitutes or didn't feature in matchday squads at all on Saturday.

Alexis Sanchez creates more chances than any other player v Stoke

Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez didn't score against Stoke City but he created the most chances out of anyone else on the pitch.

Arsenal forward reaches massive milestone v Stoke

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott is now a member of the 100 club.

Worrying Petr Cech penalty stat emerges

Petr Cech
Although there's no question that Petr Cech is, or at least once was, one of the best goalkeepers in Europe, his lack of saved penalties is disturbing.

Granit Xhaka completes more passes than any other player v Stoke

Granit Xhaka
It may not surprise you to learn that Granit Xhaka completed the most passes out of any other player on the pitch during Arsenal v Stoke.

Watch: Wenger talks Stoke, Arsenal's bench and that penalty

Arsene Wenger was on hand post-match after Arsenal beat Stoke 3-1 at home on Saturday afternoon.

Arsenal player ratings v Stoke – Ozil, Ox & Alexis shine...

Arsenal never really got out of 2nd gear against Stoke because they didn't have to.

Wenger - Referee made wrong penalty call... again!

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger had his say on Stoke's penalty that was given against Arsenal in the 29th minute of the Premier League match.

Watch: Was referee right to give this penalty to Stoke against...

Granit Xhaka
In the 29th minute Stoke got awarded a penalty by referee, Lee Mason, but should it have been given?

Wenger praises Arsenal bench after Stoke win

Alex Iwobi
Arsene Wenger praised the quality of Arsenal's bench after Iwobi came on in the 69th minute to score their third goal against Stoke.

Wenger – This was key to Arsenal beating Stoke

Arsene Wenger
Speaking after Arsenal's comfortable 3-1 win over Stoke City, Arsene Wenger revealed an aspect of the Gunners' game that was key to their victory.

Arsenal cruise to comfortable victory v Stoke despite bizarre penalty

Another game, another comfortable win: this is fun, isn't it?

Infograph: Can Stoke City end bad streak v Arsenal?

Stoke don't have the best record when traveling to Arsenal but can they put an end to that on Saturday?

Wenger - This is how Arsenal prepare for Stoke

Arsenal match preview
Arsenal will be keen to extend their unbeaten run with a tough home fixture against Stoke on Saturday, a side that have proven menacing in seasons gone by.

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v Stoke – Cech back, Gabriel to...

Arsenal predicted lineup
After Arsenal performed well against FC Basel midweek, I think a couple of players will get rewarded with starts against Stoke on Saturday.

Mark Hughes aims to replicate Manchester United result against Arsenal

Mark Hughes
Stoke City boss, Mark Hughes, is hoping to replicate the Potters' draw away to Manchester United earlier in the season against Arsenal on Saturday.

Arsenal fans breathe sigh of relief as Stoke City defender ruled...

Ryan Shawcross
Ryan Shawcross has been ruled out of Stoke's trip to Arsenal on Saturday.

Arsenal's Lucas Perez makes team of the week

Lucas Perez v FC Basel
Lucas Perez has made the Champions League fantasy team of the week!

Bayern Munich fans not scared of Arsenal

It probably doesn't bode well for us that the Bayern Munich fans aren't scared of facing Arsenal in the next round of the Champions League... at all.

Stats! Arsenal currently 6th best team in Europe, Chelsea above, Liverpool,...

Arsenal stats
Arsenal are in sixth place when it comes to the best teams in Europe this season with two potential Champions League opponents occupying spots above them.

Arsenal tactics: Xhaka, Ramsey and the return of Wengerball

Arsenal tactics
The enduring memory of Tuesday night’s triumphant trip to Basel will be the scintillatingly slick move for Lucas Perez’s second goal but it should also be of the Xhaka-Ramsey partnership

Stoke star – Granit Xhaka needs to do this

Stoke’s Xherdan Shaqiri has been handing out some advice to Granit Xhaka about settling into life in England.

Player focus: Granit rock solid against Basel as Mirror embarrass themselves...

ranit Xhaka Taulant Xhaka Basel
Granit Xhaka started for Arsenal against Basel, facing not only his former side but his brother also and quietly put in another excellent display despite what the Mirror want to believe.

Ozil, Lucas, Ramsey, Bellerin + more react on social media to...

Arsenal player tweets
Arsenal put on quite a performance in Switzerland when they blasted four past Basel while PSG struggled at home against Ludogorets. Here's how the players reacted on Twitter

“We did the job and PSG did not” says Arsenal leader

Laurent Koscielny v West Ham
Arsenal’s defensive pairing of Rob Holding and Laurent Koscielny spoke to the media immediately after the final whistle in Switzerland on Tuesday night.

"I invite you to come with us and see the consequences"...

Arsene Wenger v PSG
Arsene Wenger spoke with the press immediately after his side's win over Basel and PSG's draw in Paris.

Stretchered off! Arsenal injury adds to Young Guns Euro woes

Edward Nketiah
Despite a spirited effort across this year's competition, Arsenal's u19 side have crashed out of the UEFA Youth League at the group stage phase after a 1-1 away draw against Basel.

Lucas, Xhaka, BTSport and more things we learned about Arsenal against...

A comfortable 4-1 victory over Basel means Arsenal beat PSG to the top of our Champions League group table but what else did we learn?

Player Ratings: Lucas Perez proves he's better than Tottenham

Arsenal player ratings
What a great night in Basel (and in Paris as well)! So how did the players rate?

Over 30 passes - Lucas's 2nd Arsenal goal laid bare in...

Lucas Perez v FC Basel
I've tried to count the passes in the build up to Lucas's second goal for Arsenal against Ludogorets but it's like some sort of brain puzzler my mind isn't wired to compute.

Lucas Perez makes Jamie Vardy cry with Champions League hattrick

Lucas Perez scores against Basel
Arsenal topped their Champions League group with a comprehensive win over Basel while Ludogorets grabbed a surprise draw in Paris.

Arsenal in trouble as referee for Stoke game announced

Lee mason
Lee Mason will take charge of Arsenal's match against Stoke at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon.

57 goals, 35 yellows, 3 reds – Basel and Arsenal since...

FC Basel
Arsenal travel to Switzerland for their final group game of this year's Champions League. Here's how the side's have fared since they last met.

Sanchez and Ozil contracts not only about money - Basel v...

Arsenal match preview
After a morale-boosting 5-1 away victory against West Ham on Saturday evening, an away trip to Switzerland to face Basel is next in store for Arsenal to finish this year's UEFA Champions League group stages.

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v Basel – Coquelin out, Xhaka, Ramsey...

Arsenal predicted lineup
Champions League time and the final group game leaves us knowing we need PSG to do us a favour in order to top the group.

Impressive - Arsenal yet do these 3 things in Premier League...

Arsenal stats
Arsenal have not conceded a single goal in the Premier League in the first 15 minutes of a game, nor in the final 15 at home, and have not conceded a first half goal on the road.

Arsenal have been drawn against Preston North End in the FA...

FA Cup Draw
The Draw for the third-round of the FA Cup was made today and Arsenal will play Preston North End at Deepdale.

Why Arsene Wenger’s EFL Cup gamble didn’t pay off

Arsenal v Southampton - EFL Cup Quarter-Final
Arsenal met Southampton at the Emirates on November 30 in a game that could have sent the Londoners into the semi-finals of the EFL Cup to face Liverpool.

Massive Arsenal boost as 10-goals in 12-games striker banned for Manchester...

Sergio Aguero
Sergio Aguero has been handed a four-game ban for his assault on David Luiz on Sunday and will now miss the showdown with Arsenal later this month.

Alexis makes European Team of the Week after five-star performance v...

Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez was given 10 out of 10 for his performance against West Ham on Saturday so it is no surprise to see him named in teams of the week across Europe.

Two Arsenal men make BBC TOTW, one very surprising

Arsenal team of the week
Alexis Sanchez and Nacho Monreal were both selected in Garth Crook’s BBC Team of the Week for the matches that were played this weekend.

Bournemouth fans decide Liverpool captain is just a rubbish version of...

Jack Wilshere Jordan Henderson
Bournemouth fans declared Liverpool captain, Jordan Henderson, as just a s**t Jack Wilshere – and that was before the Cherries completed the most unlikely of comebacks.

Loan watch: Analysing Wilshere's role in Bournemouth's brilliant win over Liverpool

Jack Wilshere
It was a mixed afternoon for the creative midfielder, who was heavily involved defensively for large periods but adapted accordingly when Bournemouth had momentum on their side with a two-goal deficit to overturn.

Loan watch: Arsenal forward assists while keeper keeps clean sheet

Arsenal loan watch
A few of Arsenal's loanees featured this weekend, with Wojciech Szczesny earning a clean sheet for Roma and Takuma Asano creating an assist during a routine VfB Stuttgart win the highlights.

32% of Arsenal fans prefer Alexis Sanchez’s hat-trick v West Ham...

Alexis Sanchez
In a poll Daily Cannon ran on Sunday, 32% of Arsenal fans voted for Alexis Sanchez's hat-trick against West Ham over Dennis Bergkamp's against Leicester City in 1997.

Starlets shine as Arsenal u18s draw against Chelsea - report

Arsenal youth
Edward Nketiah continued his red-hot goalscoring form with his 10th goal at u18 level this season while Joe Willock equalised from the penalty spot shortly afterwards.

Alexis Sanchez had more shots than any other player v West...

Alexis Sanchez
It may not surprise you in the slightest but Alexis Sanchez has more shots, on target or otherwise, than any other player for either Arsenal or West Ham during the Gunners' 5-1 win.

Oxlade-Chamberlain completed more take-ons than any other player v West Ham

A rare Premier League start for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain but another solid performance.

Arsenal player ratings: Alexis Sanchez head and shoulders above the rest...

Arsenal player ratings
December is off to a good start with a huge 5-1 win away to struggling West Ham.

Player focus: Alexis Sanchez superb and influential as usual against West...

Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sánchez was at his superlative best: netting a well-taken hattrick, creating an assist as well as numerous promising chances too during Arsenal's 5-1 thrashing over West Ham on Saturday evening.

Amazing Alexis Sanchez secures deserved Arsenal win v West Ham

Arsenal went into the London derby against West Ham hoping for three points in order to keep the pressure on league leaders, Chelsea, who'd just beaten Manchester City 3-1.

Preview: Wenger - This is what Arsenal need to do v...

Arsenal match preview
After Arsenal's unbeaten run was ended in underwhelming fashion in an EFL Cup quarter-final against Southampton on Wednesday, it's a welcome return to Premier League football for Arsène Wenger's side.

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v West Ham – Walcott, Alexis back

Arsenal predicted lineup
After crashing out of the EFL Cup to Southampton midweek, Arsenal are expected to field a very different starting XI against West Ham on Saturday.

Head-to-head, form, key players & more - All Arsenal need to...

Arsenal have been largely dominant over West Ham over previous matches but can we continue?

Watch: Arsenal midfielder scores stunner then sprains ankle

Arsenal loan watch
It seems that you can take the boy out of Arsenal but not Arsenal out of the boy.

Players ratings: Smart subs couldn’t stop Arsenal sinking v Southampton

A poor and disappointing performance from the Arsenal B team that lost at home to Southampton on Wednesday night.

Arsenal far from Clasie as Saints sink them

ForcaChape
Arsenal crashed out of the EFL Cup on Wednesday against Southampton as 10 changes proved a step too far.

What’s happened since Arsenal and Southampton last met?

Arsenal v Southampton
Arsenal welcome Southampton to the Emirates tonight for the EFL Cup quarter final. Here's how the two sides have done since they last met.

Former Chelsea kid is hatrick hero for Arsenal - with goals

Edward Nketiah
A well-taken hat-trick from Edward Nketiah was more than enough for Arsenal u23s to prevail with a comfortable 3-0 home win against Leicester on Monday evening.

Wenger - This is the sort of team I will play...

Arsenal match preview
Having dug deep to see off Bournemouth's challenge on Sunday afternoon, Arsenal will be hoping for back-to-back victories when they host Southampton with a spot in the Capital One Cup semi-finals up for grabs.

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v Southampton – Lucas, Iwobi back

Arsenal predicted lineup
It’s League Cup time once again and that means all change in the Arsenal starting lineup.

Underfire Arsenal defender talks of nerves ahead of EFL match against...

If you’re Carl Jenkinson, this week has not been kind to you.

Lucas fit to face Southampton + ‘totally broken’ Debuchy update

Lucas perez injury
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Lucas is fit and will be included in the squad to face Southampton on Wednesday night.

Injury blow for West Ham is boost for Arsenal

Diafra Sakho West Ham
West Ham are set to be without Diafra Sakho after the forward picked up a hamstring injury that is set to sideline him for another four weeks.

Watch - Arsenal loanee scores and assists

Takuma Asano
Takuma Asano got on the scoresheet again for VfB Stuttgart as they beat FC Nurnberg 3-1 and also set up the opening goal.

Tactics – How Xhaka helped Arsenal back to winning ways

Arsenal tactics
Arsenal managed to both play fairly well and also make life unnecessarily difficult for themselves against a very competent Bournemouth side. Here's how Granit Xhaka played his part.

Sanchez heat map shows the one place he didn’t go v...

Alexis Sanchez v PSG
Alexis Sanchez’s performance against Bournemouth was rightly hailed across the Arsenal world as he grabbed two goals and generally ran around like a loon.

Journalist admits Arsenal defender is ‘proving everyone wrong’ - including him

Calum Chambers v Manchester City
Jonathan Taylor of Gazette Live has penned a piece hailing Calum Chambers while admitting he was wrong about the Arsenal defender.

Granit Xhaka’s personal highlights v Bournemouth as midfielder impresses

Granit Xhaka v Bournemouth
Granit Xhaka finished Sunday's game with some impressive stats.

Arsenal hit unbelievable 1934/35 scoring high

Wilf Copping, Eddie Hapgood, George Male, Ted Drake
Arsenal are scoring at a rate of 2.4 goals per game this season – a ratio they have not managed since 1934/35.

Granit Xhaka did these four things more than any other player...

Granit Xhaka v Bournemouth
Granit Xhaka finally got a start for Arsenal and he used it to run, pass, tackle, and recover the ball more than any other player.

Arsenal player ratings - Alexis and Xhaka star in win v...

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal recorded their first Premier League win of November with a hard fought win against AFC Bournemouth. So how did the players do individually?

Alexis Sanchez ‘This is the Premier League, I like it. I’m...

Alexis Sanchez gave a rare post-match interview after Arsenal beat Bournemouth and said he’s ‘happy’and loving the Premier League.

Referee penalty shocker makes Arsenal work for the points v Bournemouth

Arsenal had to overcome a determined Bournemouth side and an idiotic Mike Jones to claim all three points at the Emirates on Sunday afternoon.

Arsenal loan watch - MotM for one, struggles for another, penalty...

Arsenal loan watch
A roundup of all the Arsenal players on loan who have been involved so far this weekend

Bournemouth manager sings Arsenal's praises

Eddie Howe
Ahead of our meeting on Sunday afternoon, AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has publicly revealed praise for Arsenal and admitted he has watched the Gunners in previous years to find ways that he can improve, both in his playing career and now as a manager.

Head-to-head, form, key players & more - All Arsenal need to...

Arsenal welcome Bournemouth to the Emirates this weekend and will be hoping to get back to winning ways against the League's tenth best-placed team. Here's all you need to know about Bournemouth

'He will play for us' - Arsenal v Bournemouth preview

Arsenal v Bournemouth
After an ultimately underwhelming draw against PSG in midweek, Arsenal return to Premier League action aiming to finish the doomed month of November off in memorable fashion at the Emirates.

Granit Xhaka to start – Arsenal predicted XI v Bournemouth

Arsenal predicted lineup
This is it, this is going to be the weekend when Granit Xhaka finally gets a start for Arsenal.

View from Bournemouth: How Jack Wilshere is really doing on loan

Jack Wilshere
Ahead of Arsenal's game against Bournemouth this weekend, we spoke with Cherry Chimes blogger, Peter Bell, to get the lowdown on how Jack Wilshere has really been doing.

Bournemouth youngster to replace Wilshere v Arsenal

from Arsenal's opposition
20-year-old Jordon Ibe is thought to be the player to replace Jack Wilshere as Bournemouth line up against Arsenal on Sunday.

Bournemouth man - This is how we can beat Arsenal

Harry Arter
Bournemouth’s Harry Arter believes there are a number of things that his side can do to take the points at the Emirates this weekend, including playing on any pressure the crowd might put on the home side.

Tactics: How Wenger is working up to a Ramsey-Xhaka midfield

Arsenal tactics
Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka could be a formidable midfield pairing for Arsenal, here's why

Liverpool legend explains why Iwobi scored own goal v PSG

Alex Iwobi scores own goal in Arsenal v PSG
Former Liverpool winger, John Barnes, branded Alex Iwobi’s own goal ‘unfortunate’ as he explained how the youngster managed to get himself into such a mess.

Ramsey – This is what I think of Cavani’s attempted punch

Aaron Ramsey and Edinson Cavani
Edinson Cavani was so unimpressed that Arsenal were awarded a penalty on Wednesday night that he tried to punch Aaron Ramsey to express his feelings of displeasure.

PSG suffer same delusion as Manchester United after Arsenal draw

Edinson Cavani Arsenal v PSG
Once again there was no separating Arsenal and PSG in the Champions League but there can be no doubting that the Parisians were the better side in both matches as Arsenal struggled in another high-pressure situation.

Snapped: Alexis’ face sums up how Arsenal fans felt about Jenkinson...

Alexis Sanchez v PSG
Arsenal fans were worried on Thursday morning as they fretted about Alexis Sanchez's mental health after he appeared to see an alien posing as a footballer at the Emirates in the Champions League.

Arsenal player focus - Jenkinson shows he's a poor Bellerin replacement

Carl Jenkinson
On a night where players needed to show they are worth their place in the team with a big performance, Carl Jenkinson's technical limitations were on display for all to see against PSG.

UEFA Youth League review: Arsenal youngsters rescue point with 2-2 PSG...

UEFA Youth League
A well-taken stoppage-time equaliser courtesy of Stephy Mavididi, who previously levelled the scoring just before half-time, has ensured that Arsenal's hopes of qualifying from Group A into the UEFA Youth League play-off places will go to the wire.

Wenger - Arsenal lack something and this is why we didn't...

Arsene Wenger v PSG
Arsene Wenger met with the press after Arsenal’s 2-2 draw with PSG in the Champions League on Wednesday night and explained why he thought his side could not win.

Arsenal player ratings v PSG: ‘Meh’ for everybody

Arsenal player ratings
It was not a fun night at the Emirates on Wednesday evening as Arsenal drew 2-2 with PSG, but how did the players do individually?

Player focus – Aaron Ramsey v PSG – Great or awful?

Aaron Ramsey and Edinson Cavani
When it comes to Aaron Ramsey, fan opinion is always divided. So, how did he actually do against PSG?

Giroud gets Cavani payback after Ramsey punch

Aaron Ramsey
As Arsenal and PSG made their way off the pitch at half-time, Olivier Giroud let Edinson Cavani know if he wants to mess with Aaron Ramsey, he was going to have to mess with him.

No shots on target yet Arsenal manage 2-2 draw with PSG

Alexis Sanchez, Maxwell, Arsenal v PSG
Arsenal rode their luck to claim their third successive draw, this time against PSG in the Champions League

Protect yourself – Mike Jones to referee Arsenal v Bournemouth

Referee Mike Jones
Mike Jones has been handed the reins of Arsenal v Bournemouth this weekend in the Premier League.

'These two Arsenal players are PSG fans' says Coquelin

Yaya Sanogo
Francis Coquelin has revealed that both Yaya Sanogo and Jeff Reine-Adelaide are both PSG fans.

Coquelin – This is what we need to do to beat...

Francis Coquelin v PSG
Francis Coquelin believes that Arsenal need a better start against PSG than they managed in Paris if they are to have any chance of winning the game.

How Arsenal can defy Chile over Alexis Sanchez and the China...

News that Chile have been invited to a tournament in China in January 2017 was not well received by the Arsenal fans, but it looks like Alexis will not be involved according to the FIFA rules.

Bonus Arsenal Pod: PSG uncovered

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In addition to our weekly pod, we have a Champions League special too.

Arsenal predicted XI v PSG (home) – Alexis to keep place...

Arsenal predicted lineup
How do we think Arsenal will line up against PSG on Wednesday night?

Graphic: Opposition preview - Can Arsenal continue unbeaten run against strong...

How will Arsenal fare against a strong PSG side?

Match preview - Arsenal target win over PSG to top group

Arsenal match preview
After an intriguing 1-1 draw away at the Parc des Princes on matchday one, it's finally time for Arsenal to host Ligue 1 champions Paris-Saint Germain, in a fixture that could very well settle who tops Group A and potentially gets an easier opponent in the last 16 after Christmas.

PSG injury boost - Angel Di Maria fit for Arsenal clash

It's been confirmed that Angel Di Maria will be able to face Arsenal on Wednesday.

PSG coach explains importance of Arsenal clash

from Arsenal's opposition
PSG manager, Unai Emery, has explained the importance of the Champions League clash against Arsenal on Wednesday.

Tactics: This is what cost Arsenal against Manchester United

Arsenal tactics
As you were no doubt told when you first started watching football, going in 0-0 at half time of an away game is no bad thing.

International goalkeeper sings Olivier Giroud's praises to French press

Olivier GIroud v Manchester United
Petr Cech was interviewed post-match at Old Trafford and gave a glowing reference to Olivier Giroud.

Wilshere tipped to help Bournemouth get into Europe

Jack Wilshere
Bournemouth defender Steve Cook has publicly stated his belief that on-loan midfielder Jack Wilshere can help the side qualify for European football next season

PSG get injury boost ahead of Arsenal clash

Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery has publicly revealed that Ángel di Maria's first-half substitution during their 2-0 win over Nantes on Saturday was a precaution, ahead of their trip to north London in midweek.

Player focus: Elneny divides opinion with his display v Manchester United

Mohamed Elneny v Manchester United
Among the talking points after Arsenal's draw at Old Trafford was the midfield partnership of Coquelin and Elneny.

Player focus: Analysing Wilshere’s fantastic Bournemouth performance at Stoke

Jack Wilshere Stoke v Bournemouth
Following his impressive display against Sunderland last time out, Jack Wilshere continued where he left off with another standout playmaking performance as Bournemouth narrowly prevailed away against Stoke on Saturday.

Arsenal player focus: Analysing why Alexis struggled against Manchester United

Alexis Sanchez v Manchester United
Alexis Sanchez started against Manchester United but was far from him best. The reasons why are pretty obvious

Defender returns to action as Arsenal Young Guns beat Tottenham

Arsenal youth
Unlike the first-team side before the international break, Steve Gatting's u23 side were victorious over their north London counterparts in an impressive manner away from home.

Wenger explains why Xhaka and Iwobi didn't start at Manchester United

Arsene Wenger explained his team selection after his side’s draw with Manchester United, stating that he picked his team based on ‘experience and fight’.

Arsenal loan watch: Excellent performances from 2 midfielders, rare starts for...

Arsenal loan watch
A number of Arsenal players got rare starts this weekend while Jack Wilshere excelled once again for Bournemouth.

Battling Arsenal midfielder explains the theory about Arsenal's frontman

Francis Coquelin v Manchester United
Despite Manchester United's dominance for large periods at Old Trafford on Saturday lunchtime, Arsenal responded well after going behind to Juan Mata's 68th minute strike to snatch a last-gasp point, in no part thanks to their subs.

Arsenal fans fret as midfielder gives another hint he's leaving

Jack Wilshere for Bournjemouth v Sunderland
Jack Wilshere has already kitted his little girl, Delilah, out with a Bournemouth kit and if the comments section on his Instagram is anything to go by, this hasn't done anything to calm Arsenal fans' nerves regarding his departure.

Arsenal’s shot map v Manchester United makes for sad viewing

Olivier GIroud v Manchester United
To say that Arsenal underperformed against Manchester United would be akin to saying water is a little bit wet.

Surprising player Arsenal's pass master against Manchester United

Shkodran Mustafi v Manchester united
Shkodran Mustafi continued to impress at the back for Arsenal as he continued his unbeaten start to live as an Arsenal player by, once again, being their top passer.

Player Ratings: Giroud shines but Ozil & co. stink up Manchester...

Arsenal player ratings
A draw at Old Trafford is better than a loss

Arsenal’s defence worries fans more than World War 3 after Manchester...

Arsenal poll
Arsenal’s defence is causing Arsenal fans more problems than the impending World War 3 that’s coming our way after Donald Trump was elected.

Jose Mourinho’s look of disgust after Arsenal draw makes Gooners super...

Sad Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho looked absolutely disgusted that his side had not been able to beat Arsene Wenger’s men on Saturday at Old Trafford.

Mourinho – Manchester United were ‘phenomenal’ against Arsenal & 'unluckiest team...

Sad Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho met with the press after the final whistle on Saturday and he was not pleased with the result.

Wenger admits wondering if Arsenal have 'mental block' at Manchester United

Arsene Wenegr at Old Trafford
Arsene Wenger met with the press after his side lucked a draw at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon.

Should Manchester United man have been sent off for this against...

Andre Marriner
On Saturday afternoon Matteo Darmian seemed to be a very lucky boy.

Walcott surprised to be questioned over Arsenal’s poor performance

Theo Walcott v Manchester United
Theo Walcott met with the press shortly after Arsenal’s 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Saturday and seemed genuinely surprised to be asked about their disappointing performance.

Abject Arsenal get lucky at Old Trafford

Arsene Wenger Jose Mourinho
Arsenal somehow managed to get a poit at Old Trafford despite stinking the place up

Arsenal predicted XI v Manchester United – Alexis trains, Bellerin out

Arsenal predicted lineup
As Arsenal travel to Manchester United for the first time this season, it's unlikely that we'll see a massively changed team to the one we saw draw 1-1 against Tottenham before the international break.

Manchester United v Arsenal preview: Bragging rights and points up for...

Arsenal match preview
An away trip to Old Trafford is never ideal straight after the international break, but Arsène Wenger's side will travel to Manchester ahead of the lunchtime kick-off on Saturday with the belief that they can finally banish their hoodoo against José Mourinho.

Infograph: Opposition preview - Manchester United hope to climb closer to...

manchester united
Manchester United's against Arsenal is a little disheartening to say the least.

PSG injury blow - Midfielder confirms he won't make Arsenal trip

from Arsenal's opposition
PSG face Arsenal on 23 November at the Emirates and it seems midfielder Adrien Rabiot won't be on the plane from Paris.

Arsenal man fancies Roma's Serie A chances

Wojciech Szczesny reckons that loan club Roma have a good chance of catching up with Juventus this season.

Shocking stat highlights Arsenal's massive stumbling block against Jose Mourinho

Just in case you were feeling in any way confident ahead of Arsenal's trip to Manchester United on Saturday, here's a fun stat.

How many miles did Arsenal players travel during international break?

Alexis Sanchez
Arsenal players jetted off around the globe to represent their country during the third international break of a season that is just three months old.

“It’s a tear, it’s dead” Midfielder rules himself out of Arsenal...

Adrien Rabiot
Adrien Rabiot has ruled himself out of PSG’s trip to Arsenal next week for the Champions League showdown that comes hot on the heels of our trip to Old Trafford.

‘I wasn’t surprised Iwobi did that’ says manager

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi wowed football this week with his rainbow flick for Nigeria in the game against Algeria, but his manager, Gernot Rohr, was not surprised.

Manchester United midfielder believes rivalry with Arsenal has more flavour now...

Marouane Fellaini Jack Wilshere
Marouane Fellaini believes that Arsenal's visist to Old Trafford this weekend has some added spice because of the rivalry between Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho.

Africa Cup of Nations call for Arsenal player + more call...

A number of Arsenal Ladies players have been called up for international friendlies in preparation to the 2017 Euros.

Goals galore for Arsenal players on international duty

Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez proved that hamstrings are just something mortals have to worry about by netting a brace against Uruguay as Joel Campbell also grabbed a couple of goals for Costa Rica.

Arsenal and Liverpool stars get international call up

Sari van Veenendaal
Arsenal’s goalkeeper, Sari Van Veenendaal, has been called up for the Netherland’s upcoming friendly game against Belgium on 24 November.

Alexis Sanchez speaks up ahead of Uruguay clash

Alexis Sanchez
There's been a lot of media attention on Alexis Sanchez recently.

Manchester United star injures knee ahead of Arsenal clash

manchester united
Wayne Rooney has returned to Manchester United after picking up a knee injury while on international duty with the England squad.

Watch: Arsenal starlets mess around on plane

Calum Chambers and Rob Holding appear the have formed a strong bond while away with the England u21s.

Arsenal fan hate figure remains unconvinced by Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud
It seems that former Arsenal man, Samir Nasri, remains unconvinced by Olivier Giroud, despite the striker having a solid Euro 2016 tournament.

Watch: Arsenal goalkeeper and Real Madrid brother-in-law train

In case you didn't know, David Ospina and Real Madrid's James Rodriguez are related by marriage.

Chelsea man snubs Spain offer while Santi Cazorla accepts

Santi Cazorla will be at Spain's friendly against England at Wembley tonight (Tuesday).

Chile boss urges Arsenal and Bayern Munich to 'remain calm'

Arturo Vidal and Alexis Sanchez in training with Chile
During Chile boss, Juan Antonio Pizzi's, press conference ahead of their match against Uruguay, he urged Arsenal and Bayern Munich to 'remain calm'.

Doom and gloom for two Arsenal men as countries lose and...

Arsenal international duty
Two Arsenal players were in action for their countries on Monday evening.

Arsenal fans panic as Chile boss confirms Alexis WILL play against...

Alexis Sanchez
Chile boss, Juan Antonio Pizzi, has announced that Alexis Sanchez will be fit to face Uruguay night.

Arsenal hope for protection as referee announced for Manchester United clash

Andre Marriner
19 November's clash between Manchester United and Arsenal is set to be a feisty affair with Andre Marriner appointed referee.

Coach reveals meeting with Wenger over forward's future

Nigeria national team coach, Gernot Rohr, claims that although he wasn't exactly surprised by Alex Iwobi's superb rainbow flick against Algeria, it wasn't expecting it either.

Manchester United get boost ahead of Arsenal game amid laughable injury...

manchester united
Manchester United could welcome Antonio Valencia back into the squad for the game against Arsenal this weekend after the player recovered from a broken arm sooner than was expected.

Bayern Munich back Wenger in condemning Chile over injured stars

Arturo Vidal and Alexis Sanchez in training with Chile
Bayern Munich have become the latest to hit out at Chile for their insistence on using injured players after Arturo Vidal was stretchered off in the game against Colombia but looks set to feature against Uruguay.

Loan watch: Arsenal players face more frustration

Arsenal loan watch
Glen Kamara was Arsenal's only player to start for their loanee side in Saturday's round of fixtures across Europe.

Overjoyed! Arsenal man reacts to scoring first international goal

Nacho Monreal scores for Spain
Nacho Monreal netted his first international goal as Spain beat Macedonia 4-0 and he was clearly delighted with the whole thing.

Stunning tricks, first goals, superb passes + more – Arsenal international...

Arsenal international duty
With the international break in full swing, we take a look at the first-team players (including those out on-loan) who were called up to their respective countries in recent days.

Watch: Arsenal defender scores first ever international goal

Nacho Monreal scores for Spain
Nacho Monreal scored his first ever goal for Spain on Saturday as they beat Macedonia 4-0.

Coleman ready to risk Aaron Ramsey’s fitness

Chris Coleman is set to start Aaron Ramsey for Wales against Serbia on Saturday.

Arsenal keeper plays as Manchester City keeper gets injured

David Ospina played a full match for Colombia against Chile as Manchester City's goalkeeper managed to pick up a dead leg.

Arsenal midfielder reveals massive weight on shoulders

Granit Xhaka has been pictured with quite literally a massive weight on his shoulders.

Coach aims to stamp out Arsenal and Manchester City starlets

Alergia national team coach, Georges Leekens, believes the secret to stopping Nigeria scoring during their clash is to stop Alex Iwobi and Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho.

Arsenal man gets full 90 as country prevails

Calum Chambers played a full 90 minutes for England's u21s against Italy on Thursday night.

Look: Arsenal forward pictured in new kit

Alex Iwobi is looking forward to wearing Nigeria's new kit against Algeria at the weekend.

Photo: Two Arsenal men spotted training for country

Theo Walcott
Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott have obviously buddied up while away training with the England team.

Two Arsenal youngsters get valuable game time while on loan

Arsenal loan watch
Dan Crowley and Glen Kamara both made starts for their loan teams during their Checkatrade Trophy matches on Tuesday night.

Manchester United blow: International injured ahead of Arsenal clash

from Arsenal's opposition
Marouane Fellaini has reportedly returned to Manchester United through injury while away on international duty.

Manchester United man set to return for Arsenal clash

from Arsenal's opposition
Luke Shaw is expected to return for Manchester United's clash against Arsenal.

Does this key stat prove Arsenal should fight to keep midfielder?

Jack Wilshere Bournemouth
Jack Wilshere has completed the most dribbles out of anyone in the Premier League.

Stat proves that these two players are integral to Arsenal's attack...

It's unusual to come across a goal scoring and assist stat that doesn't involved Mesut Ozil but here we are.

Manchester United star digs at refs for Arsenal ban

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has aimed a dig at Premier League officials after he picked up his fifth yellow card of the season meaning he will miss the showdown with Arsenal at Old Trafford after the international break.

Tactics: How Arsenal allowed Tottenham to claim a draw at the...

Arsenal tactics
Arsenal should have been out of sight by halftime in the north London derby, so how did Spurs end up with a draw?

Arsenal on international duty – who’s playing, where and when

Arsenal international duty
We're now into the third international break of a season that isn't even three months old, so who will be going where and for what?

Loan watch – Goal and assist for Arsenal man in 3-0...

Joel Campbell
Joel Campbell helped himself to a goal and an assist as Sporting CP beat Arouca 3-0 on Sunday evening.

Wenger explains why Arsenal didn’t beat Tottenham

Arsene Wenger
Despite all of the pre-match anticipation and excitement, the north London derby was not a memorable one for Arsenal. Arsene Wenger explains what went wrong.

Wanyama, the penalty, the result - Analysing Arsene Wenger’s post-Tottenham comments...

Spin, deflection and misdirection are the order of the day for many interviews after a disappointing result, so how did Arsene Wenger do with his comments after Arsenal’s draw with Spurs?

Manchester United blow ahead of Arsenal game

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Manchester United will have to face Arsenal without Zlatan Ibrahimovic although there are some wondering who this hurts the most.

How did Clattenberg not give Arsenal a penalty for this against...

Mark Clattenberg Arsenal v Tottenham
Yes, yes, I know, I’m only whinging about the referee because we didn’t win.

Watch – Arsenal nutmegs v Tottenham

Arsenal skills
We may not have got the result that we wanted – nor the performance, but a couple of Arsenal players demonstrated some skills to show us they haven’t totally forgotten how to football now it's November.

Surprising Arsenal player most influential against Tottenham

Nacho Monreal v Tottenham
No, no, no, it wasn’t Kevin Wimmer, although he was up there with his excellent headed finish to give Arsenal the lead on Sunday.

Infograph – All the stats behind Alexis Sanchez’s first 50 Arsenal...

A look at the stats behind Alexis Sanchez's first 50 goals for Arsenal

Arsenal loan watch: MOTM performance and rare starts

Arsenal loan watch
There were less minutes for Arsenal's crop of players out on-loan across Europe, but a handful still have matches left to complete this weekend.

Two Arsenal players included in England squad, one of them ridiculous

Jack Wilshere has been called into the England squad after completing 90 minutes for Bournemouth a few times.

Player focus: Mesut Ozil outpassed by 6 Tottenham players as Arsenal...

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil grabbed another assist on Sunday against Tottenham as he floated in the ball that Kevin Wimmer headed home beautifully.

Arsenal player ratings v Tottenham with player highlights

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal were well below par against Tottenham on Sunday and might think that a point was a decent result given how poor they were at times. Here's how the players rated individually:

Personal highlights: Wilshere back in England reckoning with MOTM display for...

Jack Wilshere Bournemouth v Sunderland
Bournemouth might have lost against Sunderland but Jack Wilshere got another 90 minutes, picked up the Man of the Match award and apparently put himself back in the reckoning for an England place.

Loan watch: Wilshere earns MotM award despite Bournemouth defeat

Jack Wilshere for Bournjemouth v Sunderland
Following another solid individual display last time out during Bournemouth's frustrating defeat at the hands of Middlesbrough, there was even better from the creative Englishman on Saturday.

Personal highlights: Chambers impresses as Middlesbrough draw with Manchester City

Calum Chambers v Manchester City
Calum Chambers may be on loan with Middlsbrough for the season but he did his best to help his parent club as they grabbed an unlikely draw at the Eithad on Sunday.

Chambers reacts to Middlebrough’s draw with Manchester City that helped Arsenal

Calum Chambers v Sergio Aguero
Calum Chambers took to Twitter to hail his side’s 1-1 draw with Manchester City at the Etihad.

Loan watch: Chambers solid as Middlesbrough snatch a late point at...

Calum Chambers v Manchester City
Calum Chambers continued his solid defensive development during Middlesbrough's 1-1 away draw at Manchester City.

Should Arsenal’s goal against Tottenham have been ruled out for offside?

Wimmer OG Arsenal v Tottenham
Since the final whistle (and during the game) there has been much whinging about Arsenal’s goal, which was scored by Tottenham’s Kevin Wimmer, with claims it was offside.

Late West Ham strike stings Young Guns - report

Arsenal youth
Edward Nketiah continued his impressive goalscoring run, netting his 8th goal of the u18 Barclays Premier League season - but it was not enough for Kwame Ampadu's youngsters to secure all three points in a top-of-the-table clash with West Ham.

Wenger challenges referee’s decision to award penalty to Tottenham

Arsene Wenger met with the press after his side’s 1-1 draw with Tottenham and challenged Mark Clattenberg's decision to award them a penalty.

Arsenal well below par, Tottenham still fail to win

Alexis Sanchez v Tottenham
Arsenal had to be happy with just a point when they faced Tottenham at the Emirates on Sunday.

Mustafi – Let’s do it against Spurs!

Shkodran Mustafi may be about to take part in his first north London derby, but he seems well aware of what it means (or, at least, his media people do).

Fewer goals than 3 Arsenal players & everything else you need...

This week, our resident designer turned her attention to Tottenham and compiled all the relevant stats ahead of the game in one handy graphic for your viewing pleasure.

Tottenham manager suggests first start for 20-year-old against Arsenal

Harry Winks Tottenham
Mauricio Pochettino has said that he could hand Harry Winks his first Premier League start at the Emirates this weekend as he looks to solve the problem they are having winning games

Forward and midfielder dropped - Arsenal predicted XI v Tottenham

Arsenal predicted lineup
When it comes to picking a starting XI for Sunday’s derby game against Tottenham, Arsene Wenger has a wealth of options.

Attack v defence – why Arsenal can thump Tottenham this weekend

Five reasons why Arsenal fans should be super optimistic ahead of the north London derby against Tottenham this weekend

POLL – Arsenal v Tottenham, who will win?

Arsenal poll
It’s a north London derby weekend and that means there is only one thing on the minds of both sets of fans – terror. So who is going to win?

Mertesacker – Arsenal fans would have been shaking their heads

Per Mertesacker
Per Mertesacker admits that Arsenal fans would have been ‘shaking their heads’ when the side went two-goals down against Ludogorets, but has backed the team to be ready for Tottenham on Sunday.

Wenger – This player is mentally stronger after the summer, he’s...

Aaron Ramsey and Arsene Wenger of Arsenal
Arsene Wenger has told the matchday programme that he believes Aaron Ramsey is ‘mentally stronger’ after his exploits with Wales in the summer.

Wenger – This is what Tottenham will do on Sunday

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger has been speaking to the matchday programme about what he expects from Tottenham on Sunday in the north London derby.

How Arsenal learned vital lessons from Fabregas and Wilshere to save...

Helen Trantum column
Have Arsenal learned the lessons from overplaying youngsters?

Ozil left out of Germany squad as three other Arsenal stars...

Olivier Giroud, Shkodran Mustafi and Nacho Monreal have all received call-ups ahead of the international break next week.

Arsenal starlet - This is what my loan spell has done...

Dan Crowley
Dan Crowley believes that his loan spell with Oxford United has helped him work harder, something he didn't really have to do at Arsenal.

Arsenal v Tottenham head-to-head record

from Arsenal's opposition
With Arsenal's first clash of the season against Tottenham looming, we take a look at our head-to-head record against our north London rivals st home.

From match conductor to game winner – The evolution of Mesut...

Mesut Ozil used to help others win games, now he's winning them by himself.

Arsenal get great news regarding Mesut Ozil

Arsene Wenger, Mesut Ozil
Reports emerged on Thursday that Mesut Ozil will not be called up for the next international break as Joachim Low endeavours to show that he is the anti-Chris Coleman.

Arsenal get bumper injury boosts before Tottenham game

Arsenal team news
Arsenal have been boosted by the news that a number of their injured stars could return this weekend for the game against Tottenham at the Emirates.

Injury blow for Tottenham ahead of Arsenal game

Tottenham are likely to be without Mousa Dembele after the midfielder was replaced on Wednesday night after hurting his ankle, with doubts surrounding a few others.

Arsenal midfielder fit to start against Tottenham, but should he?

Arsenal poll
Aaron Ramsey has declared himself fit and ready to face Tottenham, but should Arsene Wenger bring him back into the starting lineup for the...

The truth about Granit Xhaka’s red card record ahead of Tottenham...

Granit Xhaka
Sunday will give Granit Xhaka the first taste of a north London derby and we have to ask – will he be able to keep himself on the pitch for 90 minutes?

Arsenal forward reveals he could play in Germany next season

Takuma Asano
Arsenal’s Takuma Asano has revealed that he is aiming to hit double digits in goals this season for the first time and that his loan deal has an option which could see him remain in Germany.

Get hyped – Arsenal v Tottenham promo

There are many bigger games in football than Arsenal v Tottenham, but not to both sets of fans, with Tottenham’s season depending solely on what they do in relation to Arsenal.

Crazy referee stats from Arsenal-Ludogorets games shows diving opposition

Bas Nijhuis
One of the biggest frustrations of the game on Tuesday night was the constant flailing of the Ludogorets players so let's look at some stats

Tactics – Ozil’s brilliance + Arsenal’s evolution dissected

Arsenal tactics
On 4th July 1998 in Marseille, Dennis Bergkamp turned in a performance that for 89 minutes of the match was considerably shy of his...

Mustafi – I’d have done this if I was Mesut Ozil

Shkodran Mustafi
Shkodran Mustafi has revealed that had he been in Mesut Ozil’s situation against Ludogorets on Tuesday night, he would have just shot from 20...

Personal highlights – Mesut Ozil v Ludogorets

Mesut Ozil's goal v Ludogorets was something special
One day we might tire of watching Mesut Ozil, but that day is not today.

Young Guns drop crucial points in Sofia - match report

Despite taking the lead in the first-half through Reiss Nelson, his second goal in successive games against the Bulgarian side, the Young Guns were unable to effectively see the game out and succumbed to a frustrating 1-1 draw after Preslav Petrov's second-half effort despite creating a number of chances after the interval.

Mesut Ozil’s goal v Ludogorets – all the angles

Mesut Ozil's goal v Ludogorets was something special
Mesut Ozil's goal against Ludogorets for Arsenal in the Champions League on Tuesday night was something special. Watch all the angles here

Five things learned from Arsenal’s scrappy win at Ludogorets

After going 2-0 down, Arsenal came back 3-2 in order to progress to the final 16 of the Champions League.

Player focus – Giroud prolific as he scores third goal in...

Olivier GIroud
Another game, another goal for our big man, Olivier Giroud, up front.

Player focus – Rusty Ramsey returns as passmaster v Ludogorets

Despite putting in a rusty performance against Ludogorets in the Champions League, Aaron Ramsey showed plenty of signs that we have lots to look forward to.

Arsenal limp through to the final Champions League final 16

We did it the Arsenal way but we're through to the Champions League final 16 once again.

Tottenham get massive boost ahead of Arsenal clash as talisman returns

As an Arsenal site, we've been keeping up to date with the potential news that Harry Kane could return for Spurs' trip to the Emirates and it's now looking very possible.

Tottenham star makes bold prediction ahead of Arsenal clash

from Arsenal's opposition
Could Spurs' Jan Vertonghen be tempting fate with his latest comments about Arsenal?

Unbelievable stat proves why Giroud should start over Alexis

Following Olivier Giroud's Premier League brace against Sunderland on Saturday, an outstanding stat emerged.

November Pain – Are Arsenal fans right to be afraid? The...

Arsenal November
Ask any Arsenal fan who has been paying attention over the past five years, and they’ll tell you – Novembers are terrifying.

Ludogorets manager backtracks over recent Arsenal comments

Ludogorets' manager,Georgi Dermendzhiev, claimed before the first tie that although Arsenal are favourites to win the group in the Champions League, the Gunners are the ones who should be afraid but now he appears to have backtracked.

Match preview: Ludogorets v Arsenal – Hosts seek revenge

Arsenal match preview
After a 4-1 victory on Saturday afternoon away against Sunderland, Arsène Wenger's side will be eager to continue their winning ways ahead of a crunch month of fixtures in November.

Arsenal predicted XI v Ludogorets (away) – Big changes ahead of...

Arsenal predicted lineup
With a huge North London Derby coming up on Sunday, could Arsene Wenger choose to rotate as Arsenal travel to Bulgaria to face Ludogorets?

Infograph: Opposition preview - Can Ludogorets exact revenge on Arsenal?

Since Arsenal beat Ludogorets 6-0 at the Emirates a few weeks ago, the Bulgarian team have won all three of their matches.

Tottenham injury blow: Fans panic as key defender set to miss...

from Arsenal's opposition
Toby Alderweireld was taken off during Spurs' 1-1 draw against West Brom in mid-October and it looks as if he's going to miss the North London Derby.

Tactics: How Giroud provides Arsenal with plan B they desperately need

Arsenal tactics
When something isn’t going your way, you either try to work harder to make it happen, or you try to work smarter; in the final 25 minutes against Sunderland on Saturday, Arsenal did a bit of both.

Watch as Arsenal forward scores first goal of loan spell

Takuma Asano
Takuma Asano has scored his first goal for VfB Stuttgart, giving them the lead against Karlsruher SC in the 10th minute.

Chambers hails Middlesbrough after Bournemouth win, says he’s ‘buzzing’

Calum Chambers took to his Instagram account to hail his side’s 2-0 win over Jack Wilshere’s Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon.

Arsenal loan watch - MOTM awarded, first starts and benched players

Arsenal loan watch
There were more minutes for Arsenal's crop of talent, both senior and youth, players currently out on-loan across Europe.

Calum Chambers excels for Middlesbrough as they keep clean sheet in...

It was a case of Arsenal's most notable loanees in action against each other on Saturday as Middlesbrough hosted Bournemouth.

Loan watch: Wilshere impresses despite Bournemouth defeat at Middlesbrough

After an encouraging start to life on-loan on the south coast, there was an interesting test for Jack Wilshere as Eddie Howe's side travelled to the Riverside with a beatable opponent in their sights, but faced reinvigorated side after their draw against Arsenal last weekend.

Rising star scores again for Arsenal as u18s beat Norwich

Arsenal youth
Edward Nketiah scored his 8th goal of the U18 Barclays Premier League season in a slender 1-0 victory for Kwame Ampadu's side at home against Norwich.

Young Guns with thumping win over Sunderland after Manchester United defeat

Arsenal youth
Goals from Reiss Nelson, Kaylen Hinds, Chris Willock and a Stephy Mavididi penalty were more than enough to sink an overwhelmed Sunderland side as Arsenal's crop of u23 players returned to winning ways after a frustrating defeat away in Manchester on Monday.

Giroud, Alexis, Middlebrough + more - Wenger post-Sunderland interviews

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger met with the press for his usual post-match obligations after his side brushed Sunderland aside.

Atkinson Arsenal horror show against Sunderland highlights desperate need for change

After a poor display from Martin Atkinson in Arsenal's win over Sunderland, our resident laws-of-the-game expert, got a little bit worked up...

Surprising Arsenal players led the way in tackling and ball recovery...

If you had to guess who made the most ball recoveries and tackles for Arsenal against Sunderland, you’d probably pick Francis Coquelin or Mohamed Elneny. You'd be wrong.

94% accuracy + most touches - the most influential Arsenal player...

Mohamed Elneny came in for a lot of criticism for his pairing with Francis Coquelin in last week’s draw against Boro, but the Egyptian really stepped things up this week against Sunderland.

Arsenal wizard now one short of new creative milestone

Mesut Ozil grabbed another assist on Saturday as he delivered the corner Olivier Giroud headed home to score his second goal just seven minutes after coming on.

Wenger – This guy is 'mentally absolutely fantastic’

Olivier Giroud scores v Sunderland
Arsene Wenger hailed Olivier Giroud as having an ‘absolutely fantastic’ mentality after the Frenchman scored two goals with his first two touches against Sunderland.

Arsenal player ratings v Sunderland – Alexis world class as super...

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal should have been out of sight against Sunderland in the first half.

Ozil hails Arsenal’s ‘mentality’ after Atkinson helps Sunderland equalise

Mesut Ozil v Sunderland in a game which saw Martin Atkinson helps Sunderland
Mesut Ozil couldn’t wait to get on Twitter (or get his ‘people’ on Twitter) to hail Arsenal’s 4-1 win at Sunderland on Saturday and the team mentality to come back after their equaliser.

Wenger – This is why it was important Arsenal beat Sunderland

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger believes that it was important that Arsenal defeated Sunderland on Saturday after the disappointment of last weekend.

Arsenal turn to Plan B-ig Sexy in Sunderland rout – with...

Arsenal needed the power of Olivier Giroud and the injustice of a terrible refereeing display from Martin Atkinson to see off Sunderland on Saturday lunchtime.

Infograph: Opposition preview - Can Defoe end Sunderland's terrible run v...

Sunderland currently sit stone-bonkers last in the Premier League table with just two points.

Arsenal predicted XI v Sunderland - Gibbs and Oxlade-Chamberlain step in

Arsenal predicted lineup
With Nacho Monreal, Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla all a doubt for the Sunderland game and Granit Xhaka still banned, how will Arsenal line up on Saturday?

Match preview - Arsenal favourites to continue unbeaten run v Sunderland

Arsenal match preview
After a morale-boosting Cup victory in midweek over Reading, it's back to Premier League football with an away trip to Sunderland up next for Arsenal this weekend.

Wenger - This dangerous Sunderland player is 'absolutely amazing'

Arsene Wenger has described Sunderland striker, Jermain Defoe, as 'absolutely amazing' ahead of Arsenal's trip to the Stadium of Light on Saturday.

How are these unreal Arsenal defender stats even possible?

Laurent Koscielny
When we at Daily Cannon saw stats claiming that Laurent Koscielny has only committed two fouls so far this season, we weren't sure it was possible.

Arsenal fans set to unveil massive new Wenger banner

Arsenal Bulgaria have revealed that Gooners will unveil a new Arsene Wenger banned when we play Ludogorets away next Tuesday.

Surprising Arsenal player proven faster than Chelsea star

According to Opta, Olivier Giroud is the fifth slowest outfield player in the Premier League, while Cesc Fabregas is third.

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 slot allocation revealed

FIFA have revealed the slot allocation for the next Women's World Cup that will take place in France in 2019.

Wenger meets with Nigeria coach to discuss Iwobi

Alex Iwobi of interest to Genort Rohr
Arsene Wenger has reportedly met with Genort Rohr of Nigeria to discuss their use of Alex Iwobi in their game against Algeria on 12 November.

Surprising Arsenal man outdoing Messi and Neymar

Francis Coquelin better than Messi?
If I asked you who completed the most final-third passes at Arsenal, you wouldn’t pick Francis Coquelin, but he’s leading the way, not only in London but across the whole of EUROPE!

Arsenal draw Southampton at home in the EFL Cup quarter-finals

After beating Reading 2-0 on Tuesday night, Arsenal have drawn Southampton at home in the quarter-finals.

Youth report: Manchester United topple depleted Arsenal

Arsenal youth
A headed finish from Ro-Shaun Williams was enough for Manchester United's u23s to secure all three points against an Arsenal side severely depleted due to a handful of talented youngsters training with the first-team squad in preparation for yesterday's EFL Cup victory over Reading.

Player focus: Arsenal starlet makes leap towards first team with professional...

Ainsley Maitland-Niles was rewarded after an encouraging display in the previous round against Nottingham Forest with a further starting berth, this time alongside Mohamed Elneny in central midfield as Arsenal hosted Reading in their EFL Cup tie.

Four things we learned from Arsenal’s win over Reading

Arsenal beat Reading on Tuesday night to progress to the next round of the EFL Cup but what did we learn?

Arsenal player ratings: Ox shines as Young Guns beat Reading

Just like all the previous meetings between these teams, Arsenal won against Reading.

Player focus - Arsenal fan favourite makes solid return from lengthy...

Carl Jenkinson made his senior return for Arsenal after being sidelined for the best part of nine months.

Player focus – Why Lucas’ Reading performance proves Wenger right

Arsene Wenger recently spoke about how Lucas has potential but needs to transfer what he does in training onto the pitch and Arsenal's match against Reading proved this.

Arsenal’s Young Guns get job done against resilient Reading – with...

Reading had their chances but it was Arsenal's Young Guns who ran the show during Tuesday night's EFL Cup clash.

Fans in Portugal turning on Joel Campbell

Joel Campbell
According to reports coming from Portugal, Joel Campbell is struggling while on loan at Sporting because he can't seem to gel with manager, Jorge Jesus', plans.

Tottenham blow ahead of Arsenal trip as £30m man out

from Arsenal's opposition
Moussa Sissoko is set to miss out on Tottenham's trip to Arsenal on 6 November after accepting his charge of violent conduct from the FA.

Match Preview: Arsenal vs Reading – Ready for a Royal rumble?

After a frustrating goalless draw at the weekend, it's Cup competition time once more for Arsène Wenger's Arsenal.

Everything Arsenal fans need to know about Reading

Arsenal welcome Reading to the Emirates tonight for the EFL Cup game which should see wholesale changes to the Arsenal lineup. Here’s everything you need to know about the Royals ahead of the game

Arsenal predicted XI v Reading - 10 changes from side that...

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal are expected to change almost their entire starting XI for the game against Reading on Tuesday night but should still field a team strong enough to defeat Jaap Stam’s men.

Wilshere bites back at ex-Tottenham man’s ridiculous comments

Jack Wilshere has rubbished Jamie Redknapp’s assertions that the midfielder’s time is over at Arsenal.

Middlesbrough player breaks record against Arsenal

Adama Traore broke the Premier League speed record on Saturday when he faced up to Arsenal at the Emirates.

19-year-old to start for Arsenal against Reading on Tuesday

Ainsley Maitlaind-Niles is set to start for Arsenal against Reading in the EFL Cup on Tuesday night according to Jeorge Bird.

Bournemouth manager - This is why Wilshere got 90 minutes against...

Eddie Howe was speaking after Bournemouth’s draw with Tottenham on Saturday and the Cherries manager was full of praise for Jack Wilshere who completed 90 minutes for the first time in living memory.

How Coquelin’s limitations were all too evident against Middlesbrough

Coquelin against Boro - compared to Gilberto
Francis Coquelin gets a hard time from a lot of Arsenal supporters for not being good enough but for what he is employed to do, the Frenchman is pretty darn decent at it.

Arsenal midfielder led the way in this stat, but there's a...

Mohammed Elneny used his first Premier League start since the opening day against Liverpool to outpass everybody else on the pitch, but there was a problem.

The Ludogorets decision that cost Arsenal against Middlesbrough

Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin
When you win and score six, it's easy to think that everything is rosy and that decisions which were questioned before kickoff didn't, ultimately matter.

How Middlesbrough targeted this Arsenal 'weak link' to nearly snatch all...

If you asked anyone who is Arsenal's best fullback, you'd unlikely find 100% of respondents tell you that it is Hector Bellerin and not Nacho Monreal.

Arsenal star - We just need to do this after Middlesbrough...

Petr Čech admitted that Middlesbrough deserved a point during the hard-fought goalless draw at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon.

Arsenal loan players enjoy better weekend with goals and minutes

Arsenal loan watch
It was a better week for Arsenal's crop of players out on-loan, especially Dan Crowley, who followed up his goal against Coventry with another well-taken finish against Port Vale in one of Saturday's 3pm kick-off's.

Arsenal youngsters thrashed by Reading, Willock sees red, West Ham go...

Arsenal youth
Kwame Ampadu's side were comprehensively beaten 5-1 away at Reading, and finished the match with ten men after a late dismissal to compound their misery even further.

Arsenal man still not trusted to play full 90 minutes

Takuma Asano
Takuma Asano played just over 70 minutes in VfB Stuttgart's 2-1 home win over 1860 Munich on Friday afternoon.

Player focus: Arsenal defender bosses Middlesbrough

Laurent Koscielny
Laurent Koscielny was probably Arsenal's best player against Middlesbrough.

Player focus: Arsenal star proves he's top dog against Middlesbrough

Petr Cech was pretty much the main reason that Arsenal managed to escape our clash against Middlesbrough at the Emirates with a point.

Player ratings: Uninspired Arsenal midfield forces Cech to shine against Middlesbrough

Arsenal player ratings
Well that wasn't fun at all, especially for Wenger's birthday!

Rival watch: Leicester climb to midtable thanks to huge win v...

Leicester City have managed to climb to 12th in the Premier League table thanks to a 3-1 win at home to Crystal Palace.

Rival watch: Tottenham drop more points against Bournemouth

Tottenham have dropped two more points after drawing 0-0 away to Bournemouth.

Lucklustre Arsenal drop points against plucky Middlesbrough

Drawing 0-0 at home to newly promoted Middlesborough probably wasn't how Arsene Wenger wanted to spend his 67th birthday yet here we are.

Middlesbrough boss promises not to park bus against Arsenal

from Arsenal's opposition
Middlesbrough boss, Aitor Karanka, claims that his team won't park the bus against Arsenal at the Emirates on Saturday.

Match preview - Arsenal look to continue unbeaten run against struggling...

Arsenal match preview
After a morale-boosting Champions League thrashing over Ludogorets in midweek, which was hard work irrespective of the scoreline, it's back to the rigours of Premier League football once more.

Arsenal predicted XI v Middlesbrough – Elneny to step in for...

Arsenal predicted lineup
Although there have been no further injuries or players to return for Arsenal's clash with Middlesbrough, could Santi Cazorla still be rested?

Infograph: Opposition preview - Can Middlesbrough stop high-flying Arsenal?

Arsenal are currently flying high in all competitions while Middlesbrough only have six points in the Premier League but can the Smoggies use their decent form on the road to topple the Gunners?

Massive Middlesbrough boost - Captain returns ahead of Arsenal

from Arsenal's opposition
Middlesbrough have received a massive boost ahead of their weekend clash with Arsenal as captain Grant Leadbitter has returned to training.

Middlesbrough keeper hails Arsenal and Alexis ahead of Emirates clash

Former Barcelona goalkeeper, Victor Valdes, has hailed Arsenal as ‘one of the best teams in the world right now’ but that Middlesbrough will travel to the Emirates in search of all three points.

How often does Mesut Ozil score or assist for Arsenal?

Taking a look at his goals and assists since he first arrived at the club, it was easy to work out that Mesut Ozil scores or creates a goal every 1.9 games. So what about the rest of his Arsenal stats from his time in London?

Watch: Mesut Ozil’s personal highlights v Ludogorets

Mesut Ozil hattrick
You never really need an excuse to watch Mesut Ozil play football, but you need one even less when he's just scored his first ever professional hattrick.

Watch: Francis Coquelin bosses it against Ludogorets

When Francis Coquelin was included in the starting lineup on Wednesday night, the overwhelming response was 'WAAAAHHHHHHH GRANIT XHAKA!'

Tactics: How Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is changing his game to save his...

Arsenal tactics
Mesut Özil rightly took the plaudits as Arsenal’s standout performer in last night’s 6-0 win over Ludogorets, as The Perfect 10 crowned his sublime overall performance with his first ever senior hat-trick in the second half but it's the Ox who we taker a closer look at.

Twitter reacts to Mesut Ozil’s 10 out of 10 performance against...

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil scored his first ever professional hattrick as well as opening his assist account for the season with a 10 out of 10 performance against Ludogorets in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

Wenger on Ozil, Alexis, Cazorla and more

Arsene Wenger met with the press after Arsenal’s resounding win over Ludogorets in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Photo: Arsenal players pose in dressing room, pundit fury imminent

Arsenal celebrated bashing Ludogorets in the Champions League by six goals to nil by posting a picture of themselves looking happy that is certain to annoy every sour-faced Manchester United pundit in the media.

Player focus: Magical Mesut Ozil delights and destroys v Ludogorets

In what was a weird evening, Arsenal were outpassed by Ludogorets and Mesut Ozil saw his passing stats drop, but he still left with the match ball after grabbing a hattrick and his first assist of the season.

Arsenal player ratings: Ozil untouchable as Arsenal run riot

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal blow Ludogorets away, but who stood out and how did the players do individually?

How Francis Coquelin made idiots of us all against Ludogorets

When the team news was announced before the game, most people wanted to know why Arsene Wenger had turned to Francis Coquelin instead of Granit Xhaka, so how did the Frenchman do?

Magical Mesut helps Arsenal destroy Ludogorets – with goals for your...

Arsenal breezed past Ludogorets on Wednesday night, and even though they still managed to pose a number of questions, we found out that the answer to every one of them is 'Mesut Ozil'

Arsenal youngster scores late consolation as Coventry beat Oxford United

Daniel Crowley
Dan Crowley was a second half substitute for Oxford United in their League One game against Coventry on Tuesday night and he managed to get himself on the scoresheet in injury time.

Only Chelsea star more effective than Arsenal hotshot in Premier League...

Alexis Sanchez is the second most effective player in the Premier League this season when it comes to scoring and creating goals with only Chelsea Diego Costa outdoing him.

Ludogorets confirm attack plan for Arsenal game

Ludogorets may know that they aren’t favourites for their Champions League game at Arsenal but they are coming to London to attack and not just make up the numbers on the pitch.

Five things Arsenal fans can expect from Ludogorets clash

Arsenal have never faced Ludogorets before, or any Bulgarian side for that matter, so what can we expect? Let's try and take away the fear...

Match preview - Can Arsenal stay ahead of PSG with win...

Arsenal match preview
After a hard-fought draw and impressive home win in our two group stage fixtures to this point, all signs are leading towards another Champions League victory for Arsenal.

Arsenal predicted XI v Ludogoret – Ospina and Coquelin in

Arsenal predicted lineup
With Arsenal's Champions League clash against Ludogorets coming midweek, it's likely that we'll see an ever-so-slightly changed starting XI to the one we saw in the Premier League.

Infograph: Opposition preview - Can Ludogorets cause an upset v Arsenal?

Although Arsenal are in decent form right now, so are our Champions League opponents, Ludogorets.

‘He came and said sorry to me in the dressing room’...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has revealed that Theo Walcott apologised to him in the dressing room after missing two glorious chances seal his own hattrick and register a much-needed assist for the Ox.

Chambers starts for Middlesbrough as referee makes mockery of Xhaka red...

Calum Chambers started for Middlesbrough as they lost to Watford on Sunday afternoon but the big talking point was the way the referee handled a situation that was quite similar to the one which saw Jon Moss send Granit Xhaka off against Swansea.

Crazy Koscielny goalscoring stat as he outscores two Arsenal midfielders combined

Arsenal stats
We all know that Laurent Koscielny loves a goal, but did you know that he's scored more Premier League goals than Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jack Wilshere combined?

Loan watch: Distracted Wilshere, Szczesny plays but minutes elsewhere limited

Arsenal loan watch
Wojciech Szczesny played the full 90 minutes as Roma prevailed in an impressive 3-1 away win against title challengers Napoli.

Wenger hails two Arsenal players after Swansea win

Arsenal's 3-2 victory over Swansea on Saturday afternoon was more nervy than it needed to be, especially with Theo Walcott netting two first-half goals.

Player focus: Who is the footballer wearing the Theo Walcott suit?

During Arsenal’s game against Swansea I pondered if some imposter had murdered Theo Walcott and has been tearing up the Premier League this season wearing a Theo skin suit.

Should Granit Xhaka really have been sent off against Swansea?

Granit Xhaka
Was Jon Moss right to send off Granit Xhaka?

Arsenal player ratings v Swansea - Ozil celebrates birthday in style...

Arsenal's 3-2 victory over Swansea wasn't easy but thanks to goals from Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil, we did it.

Rival watch: Manchester City open door for Arsenal with wasteful display...

Arsenal were able to close the gap with ‘imperial’ Manchester City to zero points (and just one goal) after Pep Guardiola’s men missed TWO penalties to draw 1-1 with Everton.

Tottenham fans gloat too early as Arsenal move above them after...

Arsenal’s win over Swansea at the Emirates on Saturday moved them to second in the table, one point ahead of Tottenham who almost lost to West Brom at the Hawthornes.

Arsenal rival watch: Leicester imitate Chelsea's title defence by rolling over...

After what was the worst defence of a Premier League title by the champions last season, Leicester showed that they are likely to take that accolade from Chelsea this campaign after they were brushed aside by Antonio Conte's men at Stamford Bridge.

Loan watch: Arsenal forward features as VfB Stuttgart thrashed

Takuma Asano came on as a second-half substitute, but was unable to help influence a comeback as VfB Stuttgart were comprehensively thrashed 5-0 away from home at the hands of Dynamo Dresden.

Wenger – We need goals from these three players

Arsene Wenger admitted that his side got a bit lucky on Saturday against Swansea but also said that there was only one real winner on the pitch.

Wenger – We were a bit lucky against Swansea

Arsene Wenger has admitted his side got a bit lucky against Swansea and bemoaned how a positive afternoon almost turned into a nightmare.

Arsenal hold on to beat Swansea after terrible red card decision

Arsenal returned from the international break and picked up where they left off - with all three points despite Jon Moss's efforts to ensure Swansea left the Emirates with something.

Official teams: Arsenal v Swansea

The tedium of the interlull is finally over and Premier League football is back with us.

Player focus: Arsenal defender returns to action against Southampton after serious...

Carl Jenkinson started and played just under 70 minutes in the u23s' goalless draw at home against Southampton on Friday evening.

Arsenal face nightmare referee appointment v Swansea City

Jonathan Moss has been appointed referee for Arsenal's Premier League clash against Swansea, so what can we expect?

Arsenal v Swansea preview – Gunners aim to extend unbeaten run

Arsenal match preview
With the international break finally over, it's back to business for Arsenal ahead of an intriguing month, not only for title aspirations, but equally a direct aim to finish top of Group A in the Champions League.

Predicted Arsenal XI v Swansea City – Rest for Alexis?

Arsenal predicted lineup
As Alexis, as well as others, have only just returned from international duty, it's likely that we'll see an ever-so-slightly rotated squad against Swansea.

Infograph: Opposition preview - Can Swansea City end dire form with...

Swansea haven't had the best form recently but could they turn this around against Arsenal on Saturday?

Stat that proves Mesut Ozil is a better playmaker than Cesc...

As if we didn't already know, The Mirror have published a piece on the best playmakers ever to grace the Premier League and, guess what? Mesut Ozil tops it.

Mustafi highlights importance of concentration until final whistle

Shkodran Mustafi
After Germany's 2-0 win over Northern Ireland during their World Cup Qualifier, Shkodran Mustafi, who came on in the 69th minute, hailed their performance.

Real Madrid defender hails Arsenal man after France win

Real Madrid defender, Raphaël Varane, hailed Laurent Koscielny's contribution to France's 1-0 win over the Netherlands on Tuesday night.

Four Arsenal stars feature for countries while others watch from bench

Theo Walcott, Alexis Sanchez, Shkodran Mustafi and Mesut Ozil both got minutes for their respective countries on Tuesday evening, while Wojciech Szczesny, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Kieran Gibbs were unused substitutes.

Arsenal injury boost: Mesut Ozil reassures fans after Twitter goes into...

Mesut Ozil has taken to Twitter to reassure worried Arsenal fans that he's not injured after being substituted off at half time during German's 2-0 World Cup Qualifier win against Northern Ireland.

Watch: Arsenal man helps Manchester United score massive goal

It turns out that Laurent Koscielny was actually crucial for France's one and only goal against the Netherlands on Monday night.

Watch: Arsenal starlet captains side and makes unreal run for assist

Ainsley Maitland-Niles provided a brilliant assist for the England u20s on Monday against USA's u20s.

Watch: Arsenal defender provides world class assist for Valencia man

Hector Bellerin
There were doubts over Hector Bellerin's fitness after he picked up a knock against San Marino but he appears fit and well after he played a full 90 minutes for Spain's u21s against Estonia.

24-year-old Arsenal man handed captain's armband

Granit Xhaka captained Switzerland for the first time during his country's 2-1 win over Andorra on Monday night.

Look: Arsenal forward celebrates superb international debut

Not only did Alex Iwobi make his debut for Nigeria against Zambia on Sunday, he scored and took to Twitter afterwards to celebrate with his teammates.

How Arsenal man could have missed international clash

Nacho Monreal finally got his first call up since 2013 for Spain's match against Albania on Sunday but getting there in time was easier said than done.

Watch: Arsenal defender provides top-draw assist

Nacho Monreal finally got the chance to prove himself during Spain's 2-0 win over Albania on Sunday.

Watch: Arsenal forward's trickery wins late penalty that he scores to...

Joel Campbell won and scored an injury-time penalty to give Costa Rica a dramatic 4-3 win over Russia in a friendly that took place on Sunday.

Arsenal star fit and ‘ready’ after international injury scare

Hector Bellerin
Hector Bellerin is 'ready' to face Estonia on Monday night after shaking off the ankle problem that saw him substituted in their win over San Marino.

Ozil’s first assist of the season is a record-breaker

Mesut Ozil's assist for Germany on Saturday set a new record

Quick watch: Iwobi scores with a volley for Nigeria

Alex Iwobi has scored his first international goal as he gave Nigeria the lead against Zambia.

How the papers rated Theo Walcott after England's win over Malta

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott has looked like a different player this season when in an Arsenal shirt but he was unable to transfer that form into an impressive England performance, coming in as one of the lowest rated players from the side’s 2-0 win on Saturday.

Quick watch: Ozil grabs assists as Germany stroll to victory

Mesut Ozil grabbed another assist as he helped his country open the scoring against Czech Republic on Saturday evening.

England u17s reach the World Cup quarter-final with five Arsenal players

England u17s are through to the FIFA u17 WWC following their 2-1 win against Brazil.

Arsenal defender gets international call-up after injury to Southampton man

Kieran Gibbs has been drafted into the England squad by Gareth Southgate after Ryan Bertrand was forced off during the Three Lions 2-0 win over Malta.

Theo Walcott to start for England v Malta

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott will start for England as they face Malta in Gareth Southgate’s first match in charge as interim manager.

Koscielny plays full 90 as France breeze past Bulgaria

Laurent Koscielny played the full match for France as they beat Bulgaria 4-1 in their World Cup qualifying game.

Arsenal man finally gets Spain call up

Nacho Monreal has been drafted in by Spain after Jordi Alba had to withdraw from the squad with injury after their 1-1 draw against Italy in Turin.

Tottenham get massive injury boost ahead of Arsenal game – or...

Tottenham have been handed an apparent massive boost ahead of their first cup final against Arsenal this season with the news that Harry Kane should make his return from an ankle injury in that game.

Arsenal man posts dressing room snap after ‘proud’ international win

David Ospina kept a cleansheet as Colombia beat Paraguay, away, 1-0, then posted a picture of him celebrating in the dressing room.

Arsenal man gets new shirt number

Alex Iwobi appears to have finally settled on a number with Nigeria after already switching twice.

Four Arsenal men feature for their countries

Calum Chambers, Rob Holding, Takuma Asano and Hector Bellerin have all featured for their respective countries during the interlul so far.

Arsenal man scores two for his country

Alex Iwobi scored a brace in Nigeria's 3-0 win over Plateau United on Wednesday.

Theo Walcott emerges as Arsene Wenger’s longest serving player

Theo Walcott has now become Arsene Wenger's longest serving player in 20 years having been at Arsenal for 3910 days.

‘He could have had a hattrick’ says Wilshere's Bournemouth teammate after...

Jack Wilshere missed an absolute sitter for Bournemouth at the weekend but his teammate, Andrew Surman, has been praising the Arsenal man as he looks to get back to full fitness.

Reading activate additional allocation for cup tie as Arsenal offer bargain...

Reading have found demand so high for their EFL Cup tie against Arsenal at the end of October that they have activated their additional allowance, almost doubling the number of fans they will bring with them to Ashburton Grove.

Tactics: Why Arsenal swapped caviar for sausages against Burnley

Arsenal tactics
After two exhilarating champagne and caviar displays against Chelsea and Basel, Arsenal were very much back to sausages at Burnley, but managed to escape Turf Moor with all three points after a somewhat fortuitous last-minute winner.

Quick watch: Burnley manager jokes about punching Arsene Wenger

from Arsenal's opposition
Sean Dyche spoke to the media after his side were denied a hard-fought draw at Turf Moor through Laurent Koscielny's last second winner.

Proof Arsenal’s goal against Burnley was not handball

fact check
When is a handball not a handball? When you know the laws of the game.

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s lucky win over Burnley

Arsenal travelled to Turf Moor on Sunday on the crest of a massive wave but what did we learn from their struggles?

Mesut Ozil – Awful against Burnley or something else?

Mesut Ozil
Ask most people who was Arsenal’s worst player against Burnley and they’ll likely tell you ‘Mesut Ozil’.

Player focus: Theo Walcott v Burnley vs Walcott v Chelsea

Theo Walcott is a changed player but he still seems to hold the ability to frustrate, especially against defences which give him little space as Burnley did on Sunday. Is Theo just a 'big game' player as we all assume?

Wenger admits he was ‘fuming’ before Arsenal goal v Burnley

Arsene Wenger has revealed that he was ‘fuming’ with Arsenal’s decision to take a short corner just before they scored the winner in the dying seconds against Burnley at Turf Moor.

Arsenal player ratings v Burnley as Gunners get lucky

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal squeezed home against Burnley with a last minute goal we possibly, maybe, didn't quite deserve, so how did the players do?

Two Arsenal men included in Southgate's first England squad

Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have been included in Gareth Southgate's first England squad ahead of the international break which is now underway.

Analysis – Should Arsenal’s goal against Burnley have been disallowed?

It seems, at times, that there's nothing that the media love more than to whinge that Arsenal shouldn't have won when they've pulled off something dramatic.

Arsenal close gap on Tottenham with last-minute winner v Burnley

Arsenal couldn't replicate their form of recent weeks but somehow grabbed a last-minute winner against Burnley as we head into the international break pondering familiar problems.

Wilshere - I should have scored for Bournemouth to win the...

Jack Wilshere admitted on Facebook that he should have scored for Bournemouth after the Arsenal man missed an absolute sitter in their 2-2 draw with Watford.

Official teams: Burnley v Arsenal

It's the final Premier League game before the second international break of a season that isn't even two months old descends upon us and bores us all to death.

Calum Chambers reacts to Middlesbrough draw with West Ham

Calum Chambers was happy with Middlesbrough's point at West Ham in a game that saw another three fans arrested after crowd trouble outside the London Stadium.

Match review: Arsenal U18s earn bragging rights with 4-2 win over...

Arsenal youth
Following their 5-0 thrashing over Leicester last weekend, Arsenal's u18 side continued their impressive start to the campaign with a north London derby victory over Tottenham.

Loan watch: Chambers continuing to improve as Middlesbrough draw

After an encouraging but unspectacular debut performance against Tottenham last time out for Chambers, it was more of the same against West Ham - although he showcased his defensive capabilities on a number of occasions to keep the hosts at bay.

Loan watch: Wilshere continues to divide opinion as Bournemouth draw

Arsenal v Bournemouth
After an encouraging display against Everton last time out, Jack Wilshere started and played 75 minutes for Bournemouth during their 2-2 draw against Walter Mazzari's Watford side.

Burnley vs Arsenal preview: Gunners aim to continue momentum

Arsenal preview Burnley
Having extended our unbeaten run to eight matches in all competitions, as well as four consecutive league victories, it's fair to say that Arsenal are beginning to build momentum with the month of October having begun this weekend.

Infograph: Opposition preview – Burnley v Arsenal

Arsenal travel to Turf Moor on Sunday hoping to continue their run of positive results.

Arsenal predicted XI v Burnley – Iwobi and Cech back in

Arsenal predicted lineup
Despite Arsenal's success against Basel midweek, it's likely that we'll revert back to the previous starting XI that beat Chelsea when we face Burnley on Sunday.

Arsenal defender hails Middlesbrough training methods and game preparation

Calum Chambers has admitted that Aitor Karanka’s history as a defender as well as his managerial style were what swung it for him when...

In focus: Xhaka’s pass map, stats, best photos + highlights v...

Taulant Xhaka and Granit Xhaka
Granit Xhaka got a start against Basel in the Champions League in light of Francis Coquelin's injury and the Swiss set about impressing against his old side.

Arsenal u19s suffer cruel 2-1 defeat against Basel

UEFA Youth League
After an encouraging goalless draw away against Paris Saint-Germain's u19 side last time out, Arsenal's crop of talented youngsters were eager to kickstart their UEFA Youth League campaign with a home win over Basel on Wednesday.

Tactics: Why it's taken so long to integrate Granit Xhaka at...

Arsenal tactics
In the first of his regular post-match tactics pieces, Amrit Rae explains why it's taken so long to integrate Granit Xhaka at Arsenal

Wales manager digs at Arsenal over Ramsey injury

Wales manager Chris Coleman has aimed a few poorly-veiled digs at Arsenal over Aaron Ramsey’s hamstring injury which is set to rule him out for the next round of international fixtures.

Watch: Wenger on Walcott, England, his Arsenal contract and more

Arsene Wenger met with the press after his side's comprehensive win over Basel in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

Wenger: We haven’t won anything

Arsene Wenger was keen to downplay any excitement after another great win, this time over Basel in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

Stat: Santi Cazorla is passmaster once against v Basel

Santi Cazorla once again proved to be a passmaster against Basel in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

Player focus: Theo Walcott continues to shine with superb brace v...

Theo Walcott put on another superb display in the Champions League against Basel on Wednesday night, scoring a brace and tearing the visitor's defence apart.

Arsenal player ratings v Basel: Theo Walcott is like a new...

Basel at home is done and dusted, an easy 2-0 win for the Gunners!

Result: Arsenal put in another quality performance with comfortable win v...

Arsenal were the dominant team during their Champions League clash with Basel and the scoreline probably flatters the visitors.

Bonus podcast: Arsenal v FC Basel discussion with Swiss football researcher

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Stephen is joined by Football Manager's Swiss researcher Oliver Zesiger, to discuss Arsenal's next Champions League opponents. Eder Balanta and Breel Embolo get mentioned...

Match preview: Can Arsenal continue their fine form against FC Basel?

Arsenal match preview
After Arsenal's excellent performance against Chelsea on Saturday, it's back to the rigours of Champions League football for the first team in midweek.

Infograph: Opposition preview - Will Arsenal put an end to Basel's...

Arsenal opposition preview
Basel are in fine form at the moment but can they continue against Arsenal?

Arsenal predicted XI v FC Basel – Iwobi out, Lucas in

Arsenal predicted lineup
Champions League time again and this time our first ever game against FC Basel and Granit Xhaka's brother.

Tickets for Arsenal v Reading in EFL Cup available for £5...

Arsenal and Reading fans will pay just £10 or £20 (or £5/£10 if under 16 or over 65) for the EFL cup game on 25 October.

“It must be a question of our heads” says Arsenal keeper

Wojciech Szczesny is struggling to explain Roma’s form this season, with the Arsenal man claiming that it has to be down to their ‘heads’ and ‘attitude’, something he should know enough about after some of the performances we saw from him at Arsenal.

Bournemouth manager heaps more praise on Wilshere

Jack Wilshere made his second start for Bournemouth at the weekend in their 1-0 win over Everton and manager, Eddie Howe, has been praising the Arsenal man once again.

Chambers gives his reaction to his Middlesbrough debut against Tottenham

Calum Chambers finally got a game for Middlesbrough but he could not help his new side avoid defeat to Tottenham.

Loan watch: Szczesny solid but Roma falter against Torino

Wojciech Szczesny was on the losing side as Roma suffered a surprise 3-1 away defeat at the hands of Torino on Sunday afternoon.

Arsenal midfielder backs Bournemouth to do 'something special'

Jack Wilshere has backed his loan team, Bournemouth, to do something special after they beat Everton 1-0 on Saturday.

Match review: Arsenal U18’s return to winning ways in 5-0 thrashing...

After their unbeaten start to the campaign was ended by Chelsea last weekend, Arsenal's u18 side returned to winning ways in emphatic style with a fantastic 5-0 thrashing over Leicester City on Saturday.

Loan watch: Wilshere starts again as Bournemouth end Everton’s unbeaten streak

Jack Wilshere started and played 75 minutes as Bournemouth registered their second Premier League victory of the season at home against Everton, consequently ending their unbeaten streak.

Loan watch: Arsenal defender makes first start against Tottenham

It was a frustrating debut for Calum Chambers as he was unable to stop Middlesbrough from succumbing to a 2-1 home defeat against Tottenham in one of Saturday's 3pm kick-off's.

Loan watch: One Arsenal man dropped while another assists

There were mixed feelings for two of Arsenal's loanee players over this past week, with Joel Campbell's poor performance against Rio Ave meaning he was left on the substitutes' bench for Sporting's 4-2 win against Estoril Friday evening.

Player focus: Alexis Sanchez puts in silky performance v Chelsea

It was another excellent performance from the talented Chilean, who showed his world class quality in a number of different situations against a Chelsea side who came but were ultimately unprepared for Alexis' tireless running and admirable workrate.

Mesut Ozil proves to be dangerous pass-master v Chelsea

Despite not having the sharpest accuracy during Arsenal's 3-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday evening, Mesut Ozil was still one of our stand-out pass-masters.

Arsenal midfielder schools Chelsea with pass-masterclass

Santi Cazorla was Arsenal v Chelsea's best pass-master and showed the Blues how you control a game.

Player focus: Theo ‘Big Game’ Walcott puts in another top performance...

Theo Walcott loves a goal against Chelsea and Saturday evening was no different as he put in another brilliant performance to help secure a 3-0 win.

Arsenal player ratings: No weak links as Alexis, Ozil and Bellerin...

What a match, finally a win against Chelsea, a clean sheet AND no cards!

Result: Arsenal look the real deal as Gunners register emphatic win...

Finally, Arsenal have beaten Chelsea at home and it wasn't a close affair by any means.

Match review: Arsenal's Young Guns prevail in hard-fought victory over Chelsea

Arsenal's u23 side bounced back to winning ways in impressive style at Stamford Bridge on Friday evening, with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Adi Viveash's side.

Everything you need to know ahead of Arsenal v Chelsea

It's Premier League time and this time, the arrival of Chelsea as Arsenal look to get their first win over their London rivals in the league in an eternity.

Arsenal predicted XI v Chelsea – Xhaka to start

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal welcome Chelsea to the Emirates on Saturday afternoon, so how are they likely to lineup?

Can Arsenal make it 12th time lucky against Chelsea?

Arsenal play Chelsea this weekend and it's a big one, as well as an important fixture.

Stats: Alexis playing his best football since arriving at Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez is just a machine and his stats this season show he's just getting better.

Watch: Antonio Conte’s pre-Arsenal Chelsea press conference

from Arsenal's opposition
Antonio Conte met with the press on Friday lunchtime ahead of his side’s trip to the Emirates.

Watch: Wenger laughs off Manchester United manager's ‘break his face’ comments

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning ahead of the game against Chelsea on Saturday afternoon and they tried to get him to react to Jose Mourinho's explosive comments.

Injury blow for Chelsea ahead of Arsenal clash

from Arsenal's opposition
Antonio Conte has confirmed that John Terry has not recovered from his injury and will not take part in Saturday's game at the Emirates.

Wenger picks out three Chelsea dangermen Arsenal must stop to win

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning ahead of his side’s game against Chelsea at the Emirates on Saturday.

Wenger refuses to rise to Manchester United manager's nastiness but still...

Arsene Wenger met with reporters on Friday morning and it was inevitable that someone would ask him about Jose Mourinho's comments about 'breaking his face'.

Arsenal team news: Good news for one, injury setback for another...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has met with the press ahead of Arsenal's game against Chelsea this weekend and it was a mixed bag of news in terms of injured players.

Loan watch: Arsenal man excels as Roma cruise to comfortable win

Wojciech Szczesny kept a well-earned clean sheet in his best display thus far this term as Roma stormed to an impressive 4-0 home victory on Wednesday against newly-promoted Crotone.

Has Mesut Ozil lost his crown to Arsenal youngster?

Alex Iwobi seems to have overtaken Mesut Ozil on assists so far this year but does this mean he's stolen the playmaker's crown?

Arsenal second only to Manchester United on points since Wenger took...

Arsenal are second only to Manchester United in points since Arsene Wenger took over in 1996.

Arsenal get Reading at home in EFL Cup Round 4

Arsenal have been rewarded for their comprehensive win over Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night with a home tie against Reading.

Chelsea man 'No matter what is said, Arsenal will always be...

Cesc Fabregas is hoping that his display against Leicester will see him handed a start in Antonio Conte’s side when Chelsea rock up at the Emirates this weekend.

Iwobi to get Nigeria call-up for World Cup qualifier

Alex Iwobi is set to get a call up to the senior Nigerian national side for their game against Zambia on 9th October.

Wenger admits Sheffield Wednesday defeat helped Arsenal beat Nottingham Forest

Speaking after Arsenal’s win over Nottingham Forest in the League Cup on Tuesday night, Arsene Wenger admitted that his side had learned from their elimination last season at the hands of Sheffield Wednesday.

Watch: Jeff Reine-Adelaide and Granit Xhaka v Nottingham Forest

Jeff Reine-Adelaide was handed a start in Arsenal’s League Cup side as they thrashed Nottingham Forest 4-0 on Tuesday night while Granit Xhaka delivered another thunderba**ard for the second game in a row.

Uncoachable Xhaka, indifferent Lucas and more things we learned from Arsenal’s...

Arsenal spanked four past Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night, the first time they’d scored four in back-to-back games since 2015, so what did we learn?

Arsenal Player Ratings: Lucas shines and Xhaka destroys against Nottingham Forest

Arsenal player ratings
How did the players do and who was the MOTM?

Watch: All Arsenal’s great goals against Nottingham Forest

Arsenal’s comprehensive win over Nottingham Forest wasn’t on TV in the UK because, you know, morons. Here are all the goals.

Lucas hopes goals ‘first of many’ for Arsenal

Lucas announced his arrival on England with two goals on Tuesday night as Arsenal thrashed Nottingham Forest with a team of youngsters and fringe players (and Xhaka).

Watch: Arsenal striker grabs assist as Stuttgart win

Takuma Asano grabbed himself an assist as Vfb Stuttgrat beat E. Braunschweig 2-0 in their 2. Bundesliga game on Tuesday.

Holding says thanks for 'great' 21st birthday as Arsenal beat Nottingham...

Rob Holding couldn't have asked for a better way to celebrate his 21st birthday - four goals, a cleansheet and another 90 minutes for The Arsenal.

Mesut Ozil congratulates team on 'good job' against Nottingham Forest

The highest praise I can give the Arsenal team that spanked four past Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night is that I forgot Mesut Ozil wasn't playing.