Sporting CP’s president, Bruno Carvalho, has said that he cannot rule out a deal for Joel Campbell even though the player has had a bit of a tough time there on loan this season.
It may or may not surprise most to know that since Arsene Wenger joined Arsenal in 1996, his win percentage has decreased.
Joel Campbell doesn’t know why he hasn’t seen much action during his loan with Sporting this season, saying he has given his best.
Joel Campbell has confirmed that he will be returning to Arsenal at the end of the season when his loan spell at Sporting is up.
‘Control’ in a footballing context is an almost subjective word that means different things to different people. Someone who didn’t watch Saturday’s match at The...
‘Control’ in a footballing context is an almost subjective word that means different things to different people. Whatever it is, Arsenal lacked it against West Brom
West Brom’s Darren Fletcher has highlighted Petr Cech and Laurent Koscielny as the two Arsenal players who were trying to sort out the shambles we call a defence.
Jack Wilshere’s loan at Bournemouth was about getting game time, staying fit and deciding what he does with his playing future.
More Arsenal players’ loanee clubs were in action on Sunday. Here’s how they got on.
Joel Campbell has said that he feels ‘happy and motivated’ after receiving a callup to the Costa Rican national side despite struggling in Portugal.
Jon Toral is feeling great at Rangers under new manager, Pedro Caixinha, and grabbed his first assist this weekend.
It was a frustrating Saturday for Arsenal's players out on-loan as minutes were once again limited across European competition.
When Shkodran Mustafi signed for Arsenal from Valencia during the summer, most Gooners were over the moon with the new defender but now it appears he's perhaps not the player we thought he was.
Although no Arsenal player was exactly fantastic against West Brom, Granit Xhaka wasn't as horrendous as some.
Theo Walcott was anonymous against West Brom and Twitter didn't hold back in its criticism of the inconsistent forward.
David Ospina must be the gift that keeps on giving if you support any team other but Arsenal.
Alexis Sanchez was probably Arsenal's best player against West Brom.
Arsene Wenger met with the press after his side's latest defeat and set the interweb alight by admitting he had finally made a decision on his future.
Although Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is far from a perfect player, his desire to succeed means that Arsenal fans on Twitter are fighting his corner.
Hector Bellerin hasn't been up to his usual standard for months now but his performance against West Brom was perhaps one of his worst.
A very deflated Arsene Wenger spoke with the press immediately after his side crashed to a 30-1 defeat at West Brom.
It feels like such a long time since this Arsenal side have actually put in a convincing performance against Premier League opposition.
Arsenal put in yet another weak performance and paid for it with all the points as the Baggies won 3-1. Mohamed Elneny returned to the...
Four Arsenal loanees’ teams were in action on Friday night.
A look at who's in action for Arsenal over the next week.
Arsenal travel to West Brom knowing that they have only lost one of their last 12 Premier League games against West Brom, so how will they line up?
Neil Swarbrick has refereed just one Arsenal game this season – the reverse of this fixture on Boxing Day at the Emirates, find out more here
Arsenal and West Brom meet this weekend with neither side setting the world alight. Here's everything that has happened to the two sides since:
Neil Swarbrick has refereed just one Arsenal game this season – the reverse of this fixture on Boxing Day at the Emirates.
It's a must-win game for Arsenal as they travel to the Hawthorns for Saturday's lunchtime kick-off.
Arsenal will face Manchester City in the FA Cup semi final at Wembley on Sunday, April 23 with a 3pm kick-off.
Arsene Wenger met with the press on Thursday ahead of Arsenal's game against West Brom. Watch his full press conference here
Youth goalkeeper Matt Macey is impressing while on loan at Luton Town.
A recent article on Squawka highlighted eight statistics which suggested Alexis is currently part of Arsenal's problem, but how do they stand up under scrutiny?
Arsenal face West Brom in the Premier League on 18 March but who have the Baggies got sidelined for the clash?
Calum Chambers has been handed Middlesbrough's Player of the Month award for January.
Despite coming under heavy criticism for his form this season, Petr Cech is actually making more saves than Manchester United's David de Gea and Spurs' Hugo Lloris.
Three Arsenal players were in action with their loan clubs on Tuesday night.
Jack Wilshere was heavily praised by Bournemouth manager, Eddie Howe, for his reaction to being dropped at the weekend and his impact when he came on.
Joel Campbell is facing a fine over his behaviour according to reports from Portugal.
Carl Jenkinson's stoppage-time strike rescued a hard-earned point for Arsenal u23s during a 3-3 draw against Manchester City at the Emirates.
Arsenal must really be gluttons for punishment as they line up to face Bayern Munich in pre-season in Singapore ahead of the new campaign.
Arsenal have been drawn against xxx in the FA Cup semi-final. The game will take place on the weekend of 22 and 23 April, 2017. With...
Over the past five years in the Premier League Arsenal have used fewer players than any of their main rivals.
Lincoln’s keeper, Paul Farman, believes that he has never seen anything quite like the way Arsenal move the ball around but is confident that the defeat won’t derail their season.
Wojciech Szczesny has admitted that Roma are ‘feeling the pressure’ after recent results.
Lincoln City cleaned up the away dressing room at the Emirates before they left, with manager Danny Crowley saying, “If it’s good enough for the All Blacks, it’s good enough for us.”
Jack Wilshere has admitted that he has not made a decision about his future and he will sit down to think about it in the summer.
Arsene Wenger spent over an hour with Danny and Nicky Cowley after his side had beat Lincoln 5-0 on Saturday.
Granit Xhaka picked up his eighth yellow card of the season against Lincoln.
Although it was far from a spectacular performance from Theo Walcott against Lincoln City, the forward was one of Arsenal's best players.
Danny Cowley was still full of smiles when he met with the press after watching his side lose 5-0 at the Emirates.
Mesut Ozil was subbed on for the injured Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain early in the first half and didn't disappoint.
Arsene Wenger was full of praise for both sides after Arsenal secured passage into the semi-final of the FA Cup at Lincoln City's expense on Saturday.
Gianfranco Zola picked out Krystian Bielik for special praise after the Pole’s impressive display for Birmingham against Cardiff.
Aaron Ramsey managed to score his second goal of the season against Lincoln
Despite a slow start, Alexis Sanchez finished Arsenal's 5-0 FA Cup win over Lincoln as the best player on the pitch - nothing new there.
Arsene Wenger guided his team into an 11th FA Cup semi-final with a 5-0 win over Lincoln on Saturday evening.
Jack Wilshere started on the bench for Bournemouth on Saturday as it was revealed that the club are having to manage him once again.
Arsene Wenger has revealed that his players were worried about making a mistake in the first half against Lincoln as they started slowly against the non-league side.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he couldn’t afford to take a gamble against Lincoln City and that’s part of the reason he played an almost full-strength side against the Imps.
Vlad Dragomir proved pivotal with two assists that ensured Arsenal u18s drew with Reading in their first Merit Group fixture.
It was a more successful Saturday than usual for Arsenal's players out on-loan across Europe.
Arsene Wenger believes that Lincoln will win promotion back to the Football League after their showing in this year’s FA Cup.
It was another good FA Cup match for Arsenal, and slightly less frustrating than Sutton although it didn't start too well.
Petr Cech and Theo Walcott spoke to BTSport immediately after their 5-0 win over Lincoln City at the Emirates on the Saturday.
Arsenal made extremely hard work of the first half against Lincoln City at the Emirates on Saturday, but they were a side transformed in the second to seal a comprehensive win.
If you were worried that Lincoln City might be coming to the Emirates to kick lumps out of the Gunners then your fears will not have been allayed by any of the news around today.
Lincoln City’s goalkeeping coach has admitted they contacted Sutton United to try and find any chinks in Arsenal’s armour ahead of the FA Cup clash at the Emirates.
Six Arsenal loanees' teams were in action on Friday night. Here is a brief overview of how they got on
The Evening standard expects Gabriel to start for Arsenal handing Lincoln City a massive boost ahead of their FA Cup trip to the Emirates.
Lincoln’s Bradley Wood has decided that if he can’t stop Alexis using actual football he will ‘smash him’.
Arsenal will be hoping to avoid a shock FA Cup upset when they host non-league side Lincoln City in the quarter-finals this weekend.
Arsenal welcome Lincoln City to the Emirates this weekend and it's a side few Arsenal fans know anything about.
Arsenal face Lincoln this weekend in the FA Cup in what should be a straightforward game to get them back to winning ways.
Anthony Taylor. Those two words should be enough for any review about this man.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that the physical presence of some of the Lincoln players will influence his own team selection.
Lincoln City allowed cameras in to film a training session as they get ready to face Arsenal in the FA Cup.
West Ham have allowed Lincoln City to train at their Chadwell Heath base ahead of their trip to the Emirates for the FA Cup quarter final on Saturday.
Chuba Akpom is set to return to the Brighton squad for the Championship game against Derby on Friday night after a minor injury problem.
Lincoln City's captain, Luke Waterfall, spoke with the press ahead of his side's trip to the Emirates.
Arsene Wenger met with the press on Thursday ahead of his side's FA Cup clash with Lincoln CIty.
Paul Merson believes that Arsenal against Lincoln on Saturday will be ‘ridiculous’ which makes you wonder if he watched Arsenal when they went to Sutton United.
Lincoln City striker, Matt Rhead, reckons this is the best time for the non-League team to face Arsenal.
In March 2013, Arsene Wenger used a dead rubber Last 16 2nd Leg against Bayern Munich to experiment with a new line-up that would click and ultimately get Arsenal over the line and help them achieve that season’s minimum requirement of retaining Champions League football for the following season.
It was a frustrating case of deja-vu for Arsenal's players out on loan.
When Francis Coquelin was brought on in the 72nd minute against Bayern Munich for Aaron Ramsey, Arsenal fans everywhere internally groaned.
Theo Walcott was Arsenal's second highest rated player on Who Scored, behind Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, but why doesn't he play like that all the time?
Despite generally being Arsenal's best player, Alexis Sanchez's performance against Bayern Munich is one many, the Chilean included, would like to forget.
Well, that was embarrassing, and it had all looked so promising in the first half.
Arsene Wenger did not hold back after the game against Bayern Munich which saw his side punished by some absolutely awful refereeing.
Arsenal were robbed of the chance to play on a level playing field against Bayern Munich as the referee sent off Laurent Koscielny while...
When it comes to Arsenal team news, you never quite know what Arsene Wenger is going to pull out of his trench coat.
Arsene Wenger wants to see his players in a state of ‘lucid rage’ when they take to the pitch against Bayern Munich on Tuesday night.
Carlo Ancelotti has firmly set the record straight: he will field his strongest team possible against Arsenal tonight.
Who do we think Arsene Wenger will pick for Arsenal's clash against Bayern Munich on Tuesday night?
It's a case of restoring pride when Arsenal host Bayern on Tuesday evening.
Since Bayern thrashed Arsenal 5-1 at the Allianz back on 15 February, the German giants have only continued to dominate the Bundesliga.
Rather than persist with something that was proven to not work at Anfield, Arsene Wenger instead tried something different in an attempt to come away from one of this current Arsenal team’s bogey grounds with an unlikely victory.
According to CIES' football observatory ratings, Alexis Sanchez is a lot better at shooting than Barcelona's Neymar.
Theo Walcott joined the prestige club of players that have scored 100 goals for Arsenal.
Jack Wilshere's loan move to Bournemouth was a surprising one at first glance, but it has allowed the midfielder a chance to silence his critics and hopefully earn back a place in the Arsenal side.
While there's no doubt that Alex Iwobi has a tonne of potential, Arsenal's 3-1 loss away to Liverpool highlighted once again that the 20-year-old still has a lot to prove when it comes to big games.
When Francis Coquelin is the only Arsenal player to have a shot on target the entire first half against Liverpool, you know you've got problems.
Despite Arsenal performing pretty terribly against Liverpool, at least Danny Welbeck started and scored.
After Arsenal found themselves 2-0 down at halftime against Liverpool, it was up to Alexis Sanchez to save the day... again.
Olivier Giroud gave a rather forgettable performance against Liverpool.
Eight players were in action across European competition during Friday and Saturday's round of fixtures, with mixed success.
Josh Dasilva's second-half finish wasn't enough for Arsenal u18s as they were defeated by Tottenham in the final regular fixture of this season's campaign
Arsene Wenger admitted that benching Alexis Sanchez against Liverpool misfired when he was quizzed about it immediately after the game.
Arsenal went to Liverpool and lost in a way we’ve seen all too many times before.
Arsenal answered their critics with a massive shrug of their shoulders as they capitulated at Anfield thanks to another poor first half display.
Arsenal are going to Liverpool to control the match and play their usual game – there will be no bus-parking at Anfield.
Goals from the returning Yaya Sanogo and winger, Reiss Nelson, ensured Arsenal u23s were 2-0 winners over Tottenham on Friday afternoon.
Mesut Ozil has not not been ruled out of Arsenal's game against Liverpool despite reports on Friday evening that the German had not travelled north with the squad.
Bobby Madley will take charge of Arsenal’s trip to Liverpool on Saturday.
A lot has happened since Arsenal and Liverpool met on the first day of the season.
Arsenal travel to Liverpool and the game is pretty much must-win for both sides, so how will Arsenal lineup?
After a three-week Premier League hiatus for the Gunners, a tough test at Anfield awaits on Saturday evening.
Krystian Bielik could start against Leeds when they play Birmingham live on Sky Sports on Friday night after manager, Gianfranco Zola, admitted the Arsenal youngster has given him a bit of a dilemma.
Jon Toral has admitted he’s been finding things tough since Mark Warburton, who brought him to Scotland on loan, left Rangers.
Calum Chambers will not play for Middlesbrough this weekend against Stoke as he continues to recover from a foot injury.
A few more Arsenal loanees clubs were in action on Wednesday night.
In case you didn't know, Arsenal's Japanese forward, Takuma Asano, is quite the speedster; in fact, he's almost as quick as Theo Walcott and Hector Bellerin.
Three Arsenal players' loan clubs were in action on Tuesday night.
While Liverpool haven't been in the best form lately, most recently losing 3-1 to Leicester, they'll be looking to bounce back against Arsenal at Anfield on 4 March.
After being thumped 5-1 by Bayern Munich at the Allianz, Arsenal will be hoping to win back some dignity when the Bundesliga giants travel to the Emirates on 7 March.
Arsenal travel to the Hawthorns to face West Brom on 18 March after narrowly beating them 1-0 on Boxing Day last year.
Arsenal play host to Lincoln City in the next round of the FA Cup but who will feature for the non-League side on 11 March?
Stephy Mavididi was reportedly in tears when he learned his season was over after tearing his hamstring against Bury.
Stephy Mavididi has certainly made a name for himself in the short time he’s been at Charlton.
Marc Bola was hailed as ‘brilliant’ after his display for Notts County as they beat Leyton Orient recently and from the clip below, it’s not hard to see why.
Liverpool look likely to be without their captain, Jordan Henderson, when Arsenal arrive at Anfield this weekend.
Krystian Bielik has told his manager at Birmingham City that hes ready to be called upon whenever he’s needed.
Alan Pardew has reportedly been interviewed for the vacant managerial position at Ranger’s meaning that Jon Toral could have the former Palace man as his manager.
Kelechi Nwakali has taken some time off from football to return home to see his family in Nigeria.
Two more of Arsenal's players out on-loan across Europe featured during Sunday's round of fixtures.
Wojciech Szczesny has told the media in Poland that he will move to a club in the summer where he will be number one meaning Arsenal have a big choice to make.
Lincoln City fans are gearing up for their trip to the Emirates, warming up early with chants of ‘Arsene Wenger, we’re coming for you’.
A number of Arsenal players have been in action this weekend and we've covered them all.
Matt Macey started as Luton Town drew 1-1 at home against Plymouth Argyle.
Calum Chambers was not included in the Middlesbrough squad that lost 1-0 at Palace on Saturday as he is out with a foot problem.
Jack Wilshere played 66 minutes as Bournemouth lost 2-1 at West Brom.
Stephy Mavididi was stretchered off late in the game with what seems to be a serious hamstring injury.
It was a mixed bag for the Arsenal players whose loan clubs were in action on Friday night
Jon Toral started for Rangers and was roundly criticised after they lost to an 89th minute goal at Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
Krstian Bielik is absolutely loving his life at Birmingham City on loan, saying he’d ‘love to stay longer’ in the Championship.
Krytsian Bielik came on for Birmingham after 55 minutes, as they beat Wolves at Molineaux, and delivered an ‘inspired performance’ according to fans.
A look at which Arsenal players are in action over the next week.
Arsenal’s u23s beat Chelsea at London Colney on Friday afternoon thanks to goals from Rob Holding, Donyell Malen, Reiss Nelson and Danny Welbeck.
Sutton United have warned players and staff that they face the same fate as Wayne Shaw if it turns out any of them bet on him munching a pie on TV.
After beating Sutton United in the FA Cup on Monday, Arsenal are now set to face Lincoln City on Saturday 11 March at the Emirates.
After narrowly beating West Bromich Albion 1-0 at the Emirates on Boxing Day, Arsenal travel to The Hawthorns on 18 March.
Arsenal host Bayern Munich on 7 March hoping to earn at least a little dignity back after their 5-1 thrashing at the Allianz.
Arsenal travel to Anfield to face Liverpool on 4 March hoping to get some revenge for the loss on the opening day of the season.
Arsenal will face Lincoln City in their FA Cup quarter final on Saturday, 11 March, with a 5.30pm kick-off.
Lincoln City skipper, Sean Raggett, has spoken about the non-League team's "incredible" FA Cup draw against the club he supports, Arsenal.
Arsenal face Lincoln City in the next round of the FA Cup for the first time since March 1915.
Stephy Mavididi played the full 90 minutes for Charlton Athletic as they lost at home to Oxford United but the Arsenal man came close to scoring a number of times for the League One side and was hailed by fans.
Arsenal won their FA Cup game at Sutton but it was an odd match against a non-league side on an artificial pitch.
Sutton United got away with quite a few bad tackles against Arsenal on Monday night but one of their players seemed to try to HEADBUTT Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to stop him going on a run.
Juventus have reportedly made an enquiry about signing Wojciech Szczesny who has been impressing with Roma this season.
Following confirmation from Lucas's agent that he doesn't want to leave Arsenal, but is unhappy with his lack of game time, the Spaniard got the nod for the Gunner's FA Cup clash against Sutton United.
Jeff Reine-Adelaide got his third FA Cup start of the season against Sutton United in the FA Cup and it wasn't his best performance.
Arsene Wenger brought Alexis Sanchez on with Arsenal winning 2-0 and it seemed like he didn’t really have to.
Sutton United manager, Paul Doswell, has condemned the crowd trouble than took place at Gander Green Lane after Arsenal had knocked Sutton out of the cup on Monday night.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that Lucas Perez deserves more playing time at Arsenal.
Sutton United manager, Paul Boswell, has confirmed that Arsenal will donate £50,000 to help them build classrooms.
Arsene Wenger said before and after the game that his experience at Sutton was nothing new to him.
Arsenal made it through their FA Cup fifth round tie, but Sutton can hold their heads high for the way they stood up to Arsenal who seemed content to putter around for most of the match instead of delivering the statement fans so desperately wanted.
Gary Lineker has leaked a photo of the Arsenal shirts hanging up in the Sutton dressing room and Arsene Wenger has stayed true to his word with a 'normal' team - ish.
Sutton United captain, Jamie Collins, has admitted that although the National League side try to be as professional as they can on the pitch, they still like a pint or two the night before a game - and so does their manager!
Sutton player and former Gunner, Craig Eastmond, revealed what it was like getting a sniff of first team action for Arsenal and what he thinks about Arsene Wenger's contract situation.
Sutton United goalkeeper, Ross Worner, is actually an Arsenal fan and he revealed recently that David Seaman is his hero.
One of the reasons lower league teams get so excited about facing Premier League opposition in the FA Cup is the fact that they get money.
Sutton United captain, Jamie Collins, has given an interview to Ed Aarons from Observer Sport, in which he describes Leeds' team selection in the previous round as disrespectful.
Wojciech Szczesny’s Roma side picked up another win on Sunday, easing past Torino 4-1 in the capital.
Sutton United manager, Paul Doswell, has revealed that while he respects Arsene Wenger, he has no sympathy for him following Arsenal's 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Bayern Munich midweek.
Jon Toral found no room in the Rangers’ matchday squad that lost to Dundee on Sunday.
36-year-old Sutton United striker, Craig Dundas, revealed that his National League side intend on getting physical with Arsenal in the FA Cup on Monday night.
Perhaps the biggest challenge Arsenal face against Sutton United tonight, apart from their own complacency, is the plastic pitch.
Try and pick Arsene Wenger’s team for this game, I bet you can’t do it.
As far as match reviews go, this one should be fairly easy to write.
It’s FA Cup time and Arsenal are the last up, heading to Sutton United to play at the non league side’s Gander Green Lane.
Arsenal/Sutton have been drawn against Lincoln in the quarter final of this year’s competition.
Marc Bola played the full 90 minutes as Notts Country won 3-2 at Leyton Orient, grabbing a brilliant assist for their winning goal.
Stephy Mavididi was a second half substitute for Charlton on Saturday as they drew 3-3 at Rochdale and promptly made a name for himself.
Two Arsenal players were included in the match day squads for their Championship sides on Saturday but there were precious few minutes for the pair.
Calum Chambers started and picked up a yellow card as Middlesbrough made hard work of their FA Cup tie with Oxford.
Dan Crowley played the full 90 for Go Ahead Eagles as they lost at Roda JC Kerkdade.
Ismael Bennacer player the full 90 minutes as his Tours side lost 3-2 at Bourg-en-Bresse on Friday night in a proper see-saw game and was integral in winning a penalty.
Takuma Asano started for Stuttgart as they won 2-1 at FC Heidenheim on Friday night.
In a game awash with money, the FA have made it so that Sutton United need to turn to a one-off sponsorship deal with The S*n to try and cash in on their tie with Arsenal – and many of their fans aren’t happy.
Arsenal travel to Sutton United on Monday night in the FA Cup with Arsene Wenger probably aware that he can’t win no matter what happens.
Michael Oliver could be the next referee to leave England in search of a better payday after Mark Clattenburg announced his decision to move to Saudi Arabia.
AFC Bournemouth have been charged with ‘failure to comply over ‘whereabouts’ rules designed to provide accurate details of training sessions and the location of players so they are available for drug testing at all times.’
Who's in action for Arsenal over the upcoming week?
Arsene Wenger already knows who he will play against Sutton United on Monday night – and he had his team decided before we got hammered by Bayern Munich.
Chelsea legend, Gianfranco Zola, found himself impressed by Krystian Bielik after the Pole made his debut for Birmingham City against Preston North End.
Arsene Wenger met with the press ahead of Arsenal’s game at Sutton United on Monday night and gave updates on his team
Jack Wilshere is expected to feature for Bournemouth in their next Premier League game after his ankle injury turned out to be not as bad as first feared.
Arsenal’s fundamentally sound gameplan was undone by a series of individual errors in a 10 minute period as the Gunners slumped to a very different 5-1 defeat at the Allianz Arena than the one they had suffered last season.
Arsenal's 5-1 loss away to Bayern Munich probably wasn't David Ospina's finest 90 minutes yet he didn't actually have too bad a game compared to the rest of the team.
It was no coincidence that as soon as Laurent Koscielny was subbed off at the start of the second half against Bayern Munich, everything fell to pieces.
For anyone who cares for Arsene Wenger (regardless of stay or go), watching him give interviews after the Bayern match was even more painful than the Arsenal result.
Shall we just copy paste the ratings from last season when we lost at the same place with the same result?
Laurent Koscielny revealed that he felt pain in his right thigh before the end of the first half against Bayern Munich but tried to play on.
Arsenal completely fell apart in Munich after the loss of their captain to injury and now face yet another Last 16 Mission Impossible to qualify for the next round.
Arsenal face Liverpool on Saturday 4 March hoping to get their own back for the 4-3 defeat at the Emirates on the opening day of the season.
After Bayern Munich, Arsenal face Sutton United away in the FA Cup on 20 February.
After Arsenal's initial trip to Germany, the Gunners host Bayern Munich on 7 March.
Most Arsenal fans were pretty chuffed with a draw away to the current title holders, Leicester City, earlier in the season but now it's not looking like such a great result.
Arsene Wenger told the media at his pre-Champions League press conference that Arsenal ‘are capable of dealing’ with the German giants.
After a two-month hiatus, a tricky return awaits Arsenal in the Champions League against Bayern Munich this week.
After a two-month break, the Champions League is back with Arsenal's annual trip to Bavaria.
Xabi Alonso has made a miraculous recovery after having to be helped from the training pitch on Monday and now looks in contention to feature against Arsenal.
Per Mertesacker has stated the obvious by telling Arsenal they need to get better defensively but at least he didn't sugar-coat things.
Shkodran Mustafi is confident that Arsenal can get a result when they face Bayern Munich in the Allianz on Wednesday night showing just how new he is to life in the last 16 of the competition with Arsenal.
Bayern Munich look like they could well be without Xabi Alonso after the midfielder picked up a knee injury in training on Monday.
Jens Lehmann believes that Arsenal should be favourites for their game against Bayern Munich if for no other reason than the ‘law of averages’.
Mark Clattenburg could quit the UK because of the intense scrutiny that referees apparently come under according to an exclusive in today’s Daily Mail.
Wojciech Szczesny kept another clean sheet and other players out on-loan across Europe over the past 48 hours.
Jack Wilshere started but was replaced just before half-time after sustaining a painful knock to the ankle against Manchester City.
A disjointed and unconvincing Arsenal side achieved what they ultimately needed to against Marco Silva’s rejuvenated Hull on Saturday, but there is cause for concern moving forward.
Pep Guardiola has said that Jack Wilshere left a ‘massive impression’ when Arsenal played Barcelona, despite claiming at the time that he had plenty just like him in his B ranks.
Following the news about Mark Warburton's departure from Rangers, Jon Toral will be hoping to impress under new management again soon.
Calum Chambers started and completed the full 90 minutes as Middlesbrough kept a clean sheet in a goalless draw with Everton.
All but one of the players out on-loan featured for their respective sides in Friday and Saturday's round of fixtures across Europe with varying success and minutes scattered.
A 2-0 home victory was the ideal way to bounce back from last week's frustrations, and Arsenal's defensive solidity seems to have returned - somewhat.
Alex Iwobi wasn't at his free-flowing best throughout in a frustrating afternoon for the 20-year-old.
After his first clean sheet in four matches during a 2-0 win over Hull yesterday, Petr Cech refused to rule us out of the Premier League title race.
Emile Smith-Rowe made a fantastic return from injury with a stoppage-time winner as Arsenal u18s overturned a one-goal deficit to beat Norwich City 2-1 on Saturday afternoon.
Our annual Champions league match against Bayern is slowly approaching so it's the perfect time to discuss our Champions league history.
Despite being Arsenal's highest rated player on WhoScored.com (9.0) after scoring a brace against Hull City, Alexis Sanchez still wasn't in top gear at the Emirates on Saturday.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain once again had a terrific match in the centre against Hull City on Saturday.
The only thing that I really remember Theo Walcott doing against Hull on Saturday was starting a fight with Harry Maguire.
Mesut Ozil's performance against Hull at the Emirates one once again disappointing.
Despite not exactly shining against Hull, Francis Coquelin was actually reasonably solid.
Arsenal made hard work of their game against Hull, but when you consider what the Tigers have done to Liverpool and United recently, perhaps we shouldn’t be too hard on our little bunch of snowflakes.
Arsene Wenger spoke with the press after his side's win over Hull, apologising if Alexis' goal was handball and admitting the side were nervous.
Kieran Gibbs admitted he was lucky not to get sent off against Hull when he picked up a yellow in the second half.
Arsenal got back to winning ways with a 2-0 win over Hull at the Emirates but they still look less than solid.
Earlier this week, Kicker published an article highlighting Takuma Asano's dissatisfaction with his performances at VfB Stuttgart.
Enjoying a good season on-loan at Middlesbrough, Calum Chambers was asked a few questions about Fantasy Premier League ahead of Boro's home fixture against Everton today.
It’s well known that Arsene Wenger is not a shouter.
A look at who's in action for Arsenal over the coming week from loan players to the youth team.
Hull rock up at the Emirates this week full of confidence, the complete opposite of their hosts.
It's Premier League time and this week we're facing Hull who come to the Emirates with a big bag of banana skins.
After successive defeats against Watford and Chelsea, it's about restoring order from Arsenal's perspective as Hull arrive at the Emirates with a massive bag of banana skins.
Mark Clattenburg will be in charge of Arsenal’s game against Hull so what can both sides expect from the star ref?
Eddie Howe has revealed that they would love to keep Jack Wilshere after his loan spell finishes at the end of the season but admits there have been no discussions with Arsenal.
Hull will travel to the Emirates on Saturday without Michael Dawson and Abel Hernandez who have both been ruled out with injury.
Egypt’s silver medal at this year’s AFCON has seen the nation enter the Top 25 FIFA rankings after the governing body released the latest table.
Jack Wilshere has said that there is no decision regarding his future and that he will make a decision in the summer.
Arsene Wenger and Marco Silva both spoke with the press on Friday ahead of their showdown in the Premier League at the Emirates this weekend.
Sutton United have added a fourth former Arsenal player to their ranks after signing Jack Jebb.
Since signing for Arsenal in 2013, Mesut Ozil has come under an increasing amount of criticism for going missing in big games and it seems the stats back this up.
Arsenal host Hull City in the Premier League in Saturday's early kick off and considering the Tigers have been near the top of the Injury Table for most of the season, it'll be interesting to see who's available.
Arsenal trip to Bayern Munich is under a week away but how will the German giants match up against the Gunners' squad.
Arsenal face Sutton United in the FA Cup on Monday 20 February and although it's an easy match on paper, we've proven ourselves very beatable by just about anyone so far this season.
Arsenal face Liverpool for the second time this season on 4 March but how will their look?
Calum Chambers has flown to a training camp in Spain with the rest of the Middlesbrough squad for four days.
When it comes to sides that are committing the most fouls this season (on actual fouls given), Watford are leading the way in the Premier League with Manchester United not too far behind them.
It’s well known that Arsene Wenger rarely reaches for his subs before the 70 minute mark, but did you know he’s made more changes than the opposition this season?
You can take the player from Arsenal but you cannot take his DNA – Joel Campbell has an adductor injury.
Sometimes, it feels like Arsenal don’t have to do much to pick up a card from the referee while opponents can murder at will with impunity, but is that tue?
Craig Eastmond is waiting to find out if he will be suspended when Arsenal roll into town after being sent off against Boreham Wood in the FA Trophy on Saturday.
Hull travel to the Emirates this weekend on the back of a brilliant result against Liverpool.
Takuma Asano impressed as VfB Stuttgart prevailed, whilst Kelechi Nwakali started and others featured for their respective sides away from north London.
Arsenal were found wanting yet again at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in a defeat that finally ended a title challenge that had been running on fumes.
Eden Hazard has claimed that Chelsea could have scored more against Arsenal but decided not to bother.
Arsenal and Sutton United are set to receive £247,500 after their FA Cup fifth round tie was selected for television.
Mohamed Elneny broke the deadlock with a clever finish from close-range but ended up with a runners-up medal as Cameroon's Vincent Aboubakar broke Egyptian hearts minutes before extra time beckoned.
The Chelsea game on Saturday was another typical example of a referee bottling a decision. You have to ask - why do they regularly fail...
Calum Chambers made a quick recovery from his stress fracture to start against Tottenham in Saturday's evening kick-off, and emphasised his importance to Middlesbrough with an excellent defensive display.
There were starts for a few of Arsenal's players out on-loan during Friday and Saturday's fixtures across Europe, with contrasting results.
Jack Wilshere performed well again but ended up on the losing side as Bournemouth recorded their 12th loss of the Premier League campaign during a nine-goal thriller at Goodison Park.
Chelsea’s manager, Antonio Conte, believes that it is legal to elbow players in the head with such force they are knocked out because Marcos Alonso jumped higher than Hector Bellerin.
Second-half goals from Trae Coyle and Yassin Fortune weren't enough to stop Arsenal u18s from suffering a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Fulham on Saturday morning.
Francis Coquelin demonstrated once again on Saturday that he's just not good enough for Arsenal.
It's getting rather painful having to watch Gabriel fill in at right-back for Hector Bellerin.
Calum Chambers picked up a stress fracture of his foot just over a week ago and has been named in the starting lineup for Boro’s game against Tottenham.
Arsenal went to Chelsea on Saturday for the early kick-off and promptly played like Arsenal at Chelsea.
Arsene Wenger once again managed to find words to praise his players and try to shift any doubt over his team preparation by saying ‘we had the right attitude’ after the defeat at Stamford Bridge.
Martin Atkinson, as expected, played a pivotal role in Arsenal’s defeat at Stamford Bridge on Sunday as the Gunners said goodbye to their title challenge in the weakest possible fashion.
While football may be a team game, certain individual battles on the pitch will go some way to determining who wins this game at Stamford Bridge.
Arsenal had, until recently, an excellent away record but in their last 21 trips to sides in the traditional top six, they've not been doing so well.
Who's in action for Arsenal over the coming week?
Martin Atkinson will take charge of Arsenal’s game at Chelsea on Saturday and that means one thing – a kick-fest.
After a forgettable defeat on Tuesday night at the hands of Watford, it's even more of an important fixture for Arsenal as they make the short trip to west London with league leaders Chelsea up next.
Arsenal, you might have heard, travel to Stamford Bridge this weekend.
Arsenal head to Stamford Bridge this weekend with a bit of a problem.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he has no intention of recalling Jack Wilshere from Bournemouth despite the midfield crisis at the club.
Conte seeking revenge against Arsenal when he should say ‘thank you’ to them for helping to get their title charge on track.
Following his deadline day loan switch from Arsenal, the Chuba Akpom has publicly stressed his eagerness to add another dimension to Brighton's attacking options.
Wojciech Szczesny watched on from the bench as Roma went through to the Coppa Italia semi-finals against Cesena on Wednesday evening.
Despite missing Egypt's Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final match against Morocco with a calf strain, Mohamed Elneny managed to make the bench for their semi-final win against Burkina Faso.
Plenty of criticism from supporters was directed in the path of Jon Toral as Rangers succumbed to a disappointing 4-1 defeat at the hands of Hearts Thursday evening.
Arsenal travel to Bayern Munich on 15 February for their first Champions League clash against the German giants... this season anyway.
Arsenal face Hull City on 11 February but considering the Tigers are currently second in the Injury League, how does their squad look ahead of the clash?
An Alex Iwobi inspired Arsenal were well on their way to staging a second half comeback and digging their way out of a hole that was completely of their own making, but instead dug their way back into it, while Watford watched on.
Arsenal have drawn Sutton United away in the next round of the FA Cup and face them in February.
Arsenal face an in-form Chelsea on 4 February but what will their squad look like heading into the fixture?
Arsenal sent another batch of players out on loan during the January transfer window making that 19 in total.
Matt Macey has been brought into Luton Town on loan to provide competition for the keepers they already have according to their manager, Nathan Jones and he's 'buzzing' about it.
Despite the odd slip-up, Shkodran Mustafi has been a decent acquisition this season but against Watford he had a shocker.
Gabriel was once again started at right-back while Hector Bellerin was rested on the bench on Tuesday against Watford and proved once and for all that he is not a full-back.
A very cold Stephy Mavididi has given his first interview as a Charlton Athletic player.
Coming back from the Emirates Stadium, I am puzzled and wonder why the players did their Jekyll and Hyde impression in the game against Watford. So let's rate them period by period.
So it seems Arsenal can't do it on a rainy Tuesday night in London, especially after going down 2-0 in first 15 minutes.
In the final few hours of transfer deadline day, there were more departures from the club's Academy.
In the aftermath of their 1-0 defeat at the hands of Reading, Birmingham City manager Gianfranco Zola publicly revealed that Arsenal u23s captain Krystian Bielik will be joining on a loan deal until the end of the current campaign.
Arsenal embarrassed themselves against Watford on Tuesday night, as they put in a truly awful performance.
Arsenal and Charlton have confirmed that Stephy Mavididi has moved on loan for the rest of the season.
Kaylen Hinds has signed a new deal with Arsenal before being shipped off on loan for teh rest of the season.
Arsenal have been handed a boost ahead of the Champions League first leg game against Bayern Munich with the news that Franck Ribery could miss it.
Ismael Bennacer has joined Tours on loan until the end of the season.
Chuba Akpom has tweeted that he is 'delighted' to have joined Brighton on loan for the rest of the season.
Gedion Zelalem has completed his loan move to Dutch side, VVV Venlo.
Arsenal youngster, Stephy Mavididi, looks set to join Charlton on loan until the end of the season.
Ahead of today's clash with Arsenal, there is some updated team news from Watford's perspective.
Arsenal welcome Watford to the Emirates tonight in the Premier League and we should see a number of changes to the side that brushed past Southampton at the weekend.
There were more starts for Arsenal's players out on-loan during Sunday's fixtures across Europe.
This graphic is a look at what has happened for Arsenal and Watford since they played each other last
After a morale-boosting 5-0 thrashing of Southampton on Saturday evening, it's a return to Premier League action for Arsenal with Watford up next.
Chuba Akpom has joined Brighton on loan until the end of the season.
Arsenal have been drawn against Sutton United in the 5th round of this year's FA Cup.
When the teamsheet came out on Saturday, some worried Arsenal may have to continue their wait before getting a first win at St Mary’s since Southampton’s return to the top flight in 2012.
Ismael Bennacer is said to be closed to a move to Tours in the French second division on loan until the end of the season.
Chuba Akpom is closing in on a move to Brighton until the end of the season.
Mohamed Elneny will undergo tests in the ‘coming days' after the midfielder picked up a calf strain that ruled him out of Egypt’s 1-0 win over Morocco in the AFCON quarter final.
If we were thinking it might be nice to have Mohamed Elneny back in the Arsenal set-up soon, we might be out of luck after the midfielder picked up a calf-injury, ruling him out of the quarter final against Morocco.
Lucas Perez made another appearance in an Arsenal shirt against Southampton on Saturday and was once again hugely influential.
Danny Welbeck is back, folks.
Playing in a more central role alongside Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Jeff Reine-Adelaide, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain put in quite possibly one of the performances of his career against his former club, Southampton.
Jeff Reine-Adelaide put in another mature performance in the FA Cup, this time against Southampton during Arsenal's emphatic 5-0 victory at St Mary's.
It wasn't a typically busy start to the weekend in terms of action across Europe for Arsenal's players out on loan this season, but a few made starts for their respective clubs with contrasting results.
Theo Walcott scored his fifth Arsenal hattrick against Southampton during the Gunners' 5-0 FA Cup clash at St Mary's on Saturday.
Arsene Wenger heaped praise on the mental strength of Danny Welbeck to return from his latest injury.
Arsenal made light work of their FA Cup game against Southampton. A banana skin safely avoided, how did the much-changed lineup do individually?
Arsenal made a mockery of everybody who slated Arsene Wenger for his team selection against Southampton by absolutely hammering them.
Ahead of the Champions League round-of-16 first leg clash against Arsenal on February 15, the Bundesliga champions have been given a double injury boost with two key midfielders expected to be fully fit.
Jon Toral has admitted that he’s not fully fit after a poor loan spell in Spain which saw him play only 267 minutes in the league.
With so much attention on the officials last weekend, we will certainly be hoping for a low-key performance from Kevin Friend at St. Mary’s on Saturday evening, but will we get it?
We've already played Southampton twice this season, although this is the first game away from home for Arsenal.
If predicting an Arsene Wenger Premier League lineup is tricky, then trying to do it in the FA Cup is downright impossible.
Following their morale-boosting victory at Anfield in midweek, Southampton will be full of confidence when they host the Gunners in Saturday's evening kick-off at St. Mary's.
Who's in action for Arsenal this weekend?
Southampton will be without a number of key players for their FA Cup game with Arsenal.
Mohamed Elneny is currently away with Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon and his country have managed to progress to the quarter-finals.
In this feature, we take a look the injuries to each of Arsenal's next four opponents.
Arsenal host Watford on 31 January after beating them 3-1 away at Vicarage Road in August.
Arsenal face Southampton away in the FA Cup on Saturday but how does their squad stack up going into the tie?
Arsenal travel to Stamford Bridge on 4 February hoping for a repeat of September's 3-0 thrashing at the Emirates.
Arsene Wenger is set for a ban, that is clear, but what is not is if it will be a touchline or stadium ban, with some papers seeming to be pushing for the latter, so what's the difference?
Arsene Wenger was sent off at the end of the very heated Burnley game, and he will likely be charged by the FA for using the word 'cheat' as revealed by the Evening Standard.
Bayern Munich are likely to be without Jerome Boateng when they welcome Arsenal to Germany for the Champions League first leg.
Dan Crowley was afforded his first start for Go Ahead Eagles since his loan move at the start of the month whilst there were other players who featured on Sunday for their respective loan sides, with differing results.
Benik Afobe has revealed that even Jack Wilshere has no idea where he will be playing next season.
Laurent Koscielny put in another valiant performance for Arsenal against Burnley.
Mesut Ozil completed the most passes out of any other player in the final third against Burnley.
Alexis Sanchez had twice as many shots as any other player during Arsenal's 2-1 win over Burnley.
Aaron Ramsey was back alongside Granit Xhaka against Burnley on Sunday and seems to really be finding his rhythm again.
The Nigerian forward had a quiet day against a tough Burnley defence.
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.
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.
It's never boring or easy with Arsenal, is it?
Arsene Wenger has told the media that he 'regrets everything' after he shoved Anthony Taylor in the Arsenal tunnel.
Arsenal beat Burnley despite being reduced to 10 men, but that was only half the story...
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.
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.
Arsenal welcome Burnley to the Emirates on Sunday, so how will they line up?
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.
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, 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.
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.
Kelechi Nwakali has been gradually settling into life in the Netherlands following his season-long loan move to MVV Maastricht back in August.
On Tuesday 31 January, Arsenal face Watford in the Premier League at the Emirates.
Arsenal play host to Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday, so let's look ahead and see how their squad is looking.
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 face Chelsea on 4 February for the second time this season.
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.
Fascinating stats have emerged that suggest that Theo Walcott could actually make more of a contribution to Arsenal than Olivier Giroud.
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.
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?
Wojciech Szczesny is a changed man in Italy and believes that although things are going well, he can still improve.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alex Iwobi managed to score not just one but two deflected goals against Swansea to seal Arsenal's 4-0 win on Saturday.
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.
Olivier Giroud - another player on the list of great buys for Arsene Wenger? Yes, definitely!
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 romped home against Swansea, but how did the players do on an individual basis?
Donyell Malen scored and created an assist as Arsenal u18s secured an impressive 3-0 away victory over Leicester City on Saturday afternoon.
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).
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.
Swansea City have completed the signing of Dutch international winger, Luciano Narsingh, from PSV Eindhoven but he will not face Arsenal.
Jon Toral would ‘love’ to play alongside Hector Bellerin at Arsenal as he tries to resurrect his season with Rangers.
Jon Toral has revealed that Gedion Zelalem and Mikel Arteta both helped him to make up his mind about joining Rangers on loan.
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.
Arsenal face Swansea this weekend, so what has happened since the side's last met in October?
Arsenal's first team travel to the Liberty Stadium to face Swansea on Saturday but who else is in action this weekend?
How will Arsenal lineup when they face Swansea at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday?
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.
Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning ahead of Arsenal's trip to Swansea on Saturday.
Jack Wilshere has been named Player of the Month for December for his performances for Bournemouth.
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 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 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 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 travel to Swansea this weekend for their Premier League match.
Dan Crowley was sent off during Go Ahead Eagles' friendly against Helmond Sport. Yep.
Football matches turn on moments.
It looks as if Bayern Munich will be without centreback, Jerome Boateng, for their clash against Arsenal mid-February.
Arsenal face Southampton or Norwich City away in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
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.
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?
Chuba Akpom started and played the first-half of Arsenal u23s' 2-1 victory over bottom side Derby County on Friday.
Arsenal have exercised the option to recall 19-year-old goalkeeper Ryan Huddart from his loan spell at Eastleigh.
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.
It's been another frustrating weekend thus far for Arsenal's players on loan spells away from the club.
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.
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.
Arsene Wenger has explained why Olivier Giroud was named captain against Preston North End in the FA Cup on Saturday.
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'.
Lucas Perez is very quickly becoming a player I like a lot.
Arsenal took it as a personal challenge to make this "easy cup fixture" more entertaining for the neutrals.
Olivier Giroud has now scored five goals in five starts.
It wasn't pretty, it wasn't easy, but we finally managed a win against Preston North End in the FA Cup.
According to The Stats Zone, Arsenal have the easiest run of fixtures in January.
Arsenal and Preston North End have faced each other a total of 79 times in our history.
Arsene Wenger is the only manager (except for George Ramsay in the late 1800s) to win six FA Cups with his club.
With Arsenal traveling to Championship side, Preston North End, this Saturday, an upset could be on the cards.
Arsenal have won the FA Cup 12 times.
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?
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.
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 are expected to make a number of changes for the game against Preston at the weekend with Laurent Koscielny and Alexis being rested.
For the fourth straight year, Arsenal’s festive fixtures featured a frustrating display on the South coast.
Preston North End should welcome Arsenal to Deepdale on Saturday for their FA Cup tie with no injured players in their squad.
Bournemouth are appealing Sam Francis's red card, picked up for a terrible tackle on Aaron Ramsey on Tuesday night.
What did Arsenal learn from their rather embarrassing loss way to Bournemouth?
Olivier Giroud once again made a pretty solid case for a new contact during Arsenal's 3-3 draw against Bournemouth.
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?
Eddie Howe basically passed his job interview as Wenger's successor after dropping 3-0 lead at home.
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.
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.
Despite beating Swansea on New Year's Eve 3-0, Bournemouth will have their work cut out against Arsenal on Tuesday night.
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.
Michael Oliver has been chosen to referee Arsenal's Premier League match away to Bournemouth, which isn't exactly fantastic news.
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.
Jack Wilshere continued to impress in AFC Bournemouth colours during his last outing on New Year's Eve against managerless Swansea.
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.
Alexis Sanchez put in an almost complete performance against Crystal Palace - all that was missing was the goal that eluded him.
As usual with Premier League referees they regularly bring controversies and the Arsenal v Palace game saw some errors as usual.
After Arsenal’s win over Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon, Sky Sports spoke with Olivier Giroud and showed him his own goal.
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.
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.
Arsene Wenger believes his side were ‘relentless’ against West Brom after two disappointing matches in the week before.
Ever feel like we're playing the same game of football over and over?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With the majority of Europe's top leagues on a winter break at the moment, only players in England featured over Boxing Day.
After being frustrated for 86 minutes, Arsenal finally broke the deadlock against a dogged West Brom side thanks to an Olivier Giroud header.
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.
To appreciate Mesut Ozil, you need to watch him live
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?
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.
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.
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
It’s Boxing Day and our lighter-than-usual festive schedule kicks off against West Brom, so how will Arsenal line up?
A look ahead to Arseanl's Boxing Day game against West Brom at the Emirates
Everything you need to knbow ahead of Arsenal's game against West Brom at the Emirates on Boxing Day
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.
These latest stats predict that Arsenal will finish in fifth this season, while Spurs will finish fourth.
After 901 minutes of Premier League football under Eddie Howe, Jack Wilshere created his first assist in Bournemouth colours.
Arsenal’s second half performance in the defeat for Manchester City was a cause for great concern.
On yet another frustrating afternoon for Arsenal, centre-back Laurent Koscielny was unsurprisingly one of the visitors' best performers against Manchester City.
Worryingly, one of Arsenal's top pass combinations against Manchester City was between Gabriel and Petr Cech.
Arsene Wenger had some choice words for referee, Martin Atkinson following Arsenal's 2-1 defeat away to Manchester City.
Laurent Koscielny was once again Arsenal's main man against Manchester City.
When you think of Alexis Sanchez, it's usually something to do with football, dogs or smiling; he's a lover not a fighter.
Theo Walcott has now scored more Premier League goals than Robert Pires.
Well, this has been a fun week for Arsenal fans everywhere!
Pep Guardiola is over the moon that he managed to beat, according to him, one of the best teams in the Premier League.
Despite only losing by 2-1, Arsenal's performance against Manchester City was one of their worst of the season.
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 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.
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.
Arsenal travel to Manchester City on Sunday to face a team who are supposed to be our title rivals.
Manchester City haven't had the most consistent run of results so far this season.
Manchester City host Arsenal on Sunday afternoon in a crucial match for both teams.
Olivier Giroud is level on headed goals with former Spurs star, Gareth Bale.
Nacho Monreal and Petr Cech are two Arsenal stars among the players with the highest Premier League win percentage.
Pep Guardiola was full of praise for Arsenal ahead of our clash against Manchester City on Sunday.
On Sunday, Arsenal travel to Manchester City but it appears the Blues will be without another one of their star players.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Should this tackle on Alexis Sanchez have been a penalty?
Everton boss, Ronald Koeman, was full of praise for Arsenal despite his team beating us 2-1 on Tuesday evening.
I forgot how to write miserable player ratings.
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.
Arsene Wenger believes that Arsenal lost to Everton on Tuesday night because they didn't take their chances.
Apart from a strong opening 15 minutes, Arsenal looked tired and confused for most of the game at Goodison Park.
While Petr Cech is letting in penalties for fun, Wojciech Szczesny is on loan at Roma saving them.
Alexis Sanchez hasn't been called up for Chile for the China Cup in January.
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.
Like clockwork, Arsenal drew Bayern Munich in the knock-out stages of the Champions League but at least most Gooners saw the funny side.
Arsene Wenger has praised Chelsea on their nine-game winning streak but can they continue?
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 have drawn Bayern Munich in the Champions League...AGAIN.
Kelechi Nwakali scored his first professional goal for loan club, MVV Maastricht, on Friday.
Hector Bellerin has more assists since making his Arsenal debut than Bacary Sagna had during his entire final five years at the club.
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.
Stoke boss, Mark Hughes, unsurprisingly agrees with Lee Mason's penalty decision during his team's trip to Arsenal.
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.
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 didn't score against Stoke City but he created the most chances out of anyone else on the pitch.
Theo Walcott is now a member of the 100 club.
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.
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.
Arsene Wenger was on hand post-match after Arsenal beat Stoke 3-1 at home on Saturday afternoon.
Arsenal never really got out of 2nd gear against Stoke because they didn't have to.
Arsene Wenger had his say on Stoke's penalty that was given against Arsenal in the 29th minute of the Premier League match.
In the 29th minute Stoke got awarded a penalty by referee, Lee Mason, but should it have been given?
Arsene Wenger praised the quality of Arsenal's bench after Iwobi came on in the 69th minute to score their third goal against Stoke.
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.
Another game, another comfortable win: this is fun, isn't it?
Stoke don't have the best record when traveling to Arsenal but can they put an end to that on Saturday?
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.
After Arsenal performed well against FC Basel midweek, I think a couple of players will get rewarded with starts against Stoke on Saturday.
Stoke City boss, Mark Hughes, is hoping to replicate the Potters' draw away to Manchester United earlier in the season against Arsenal on Saturday.
Ryan Shawcross has been ruled out of Stoke's trip to Arsenal on Saturday.
Lucas Perez has made the Champions League fantasy team of the week!
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.
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.
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’s Xherdan Shaqiri has been handing out some advice to Granit Xhaka about settling into life in England.
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.
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
Arsenal’s defensive pairing of Rob Holding and Laurent Koscielny spoke to the media immediately after the final whistle in Switzerland on Tuesday night.
Arsene Wenger spoke with the press immediately after his side's win over Basel and PSG's draw in Paris.
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.
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?
What a great night in Basel (and in Paris as well)! So how did the players rate?
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.
Arsenal topped their Champions League group with a comprehensive win over Basel while Ludogorets grabbed a surprise draw in Paris.
Lee Mason will take charge of Arsenal's match against Stoke at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Draw for the third-round of the FA Cup was made today and Arsenal will play Preston North End at Deepdale.
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.
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 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.
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 declared Liverpool captain, Jordan Henderson, as just a s**t Jack Wilshere – and that was before the Cherries completed the most unlikely of comebacks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A rare Premier League start for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain but another solid performance.
December is off to a good start with a huge 5-1 win away to struggling West Ham.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Arsenal have been largely dominant over West Ham over previous matches but can we continue?
It seems that you can take the boy out of Arsenal but not Arsenal out of the boy.
A poor and disappointing performance from the Arsenal B team that lost at home to Southampton on Wednesday night.
Arsenal crashed out of the EFL Cup on Wednesday against Southampton as 10 changes proved a step too far.
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.
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.
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.
It’s League Cup time once again and that means all change in the Arsenal starting lineup.
If you’re Carl Jenkinson, this week has not been kind to you.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Lucas is fit and will be included in the squad to face Southampton on Wednesday night.
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.
Takuma Asano got on the scoresheet again for VfB Stuttgart as they beat FC Nurnberg 3-1 and also set up the opening goal.
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.
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.
Jonathan Taylor of Gazette Live has penned a piece hailing Calum Chambers while admitting he was wrong about the Arsenal defender.
Granit Xhaka finished Sunday's game with some impressive stats.
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 finally got a start for Arsenal and he used it to run, pass, tackle, and recover the ball more than any other player.
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 gave a rare post-match interview after Arsenal beat Bournemouth and said he’s ‘happy’and loving the Premier League.
Arsenal had to overcome a determined Bournemouth side and an idiotic Mike Jones to claim all three points at the Emirates on Sunday afternoon.
A roundup of all the Arsenal players on loan who have been involved so far this weekend
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.
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
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.
This is it, this is going to be the weekend when Granit Xhaka finally gets a start for Arsenal.
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.
20-year-old Jordon Ibe is thought to be the player to replace Jack Wilshere as Bournemouth line up against Arsenal on Sunday.
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.
Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka could be a formidable midfield pairing for Arsenal, here's why
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.