Wenger – Sutton United reminded me of my childhood

Arsene Wenger said before and after the game that his experience at Sutton was nothing new to him.

Arsenal gently smother Sutton United’s FA Cup dream

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.

Arsenal team news - Mertesacker , Alexis, Walcott set to feature...

Arsenal team news
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 captain - We'll try to be professional against Arsenal but...

Paul Doswell and Paul Merson
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!

Former Arsenal man - I should have left earlier

Craig Eastmond
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 star - This former Arsenal man is my biggest hero

Ross Worner
Sutton United goalkeeper, Ross Worner, is actually an Arsenal fan and he revealed recently that David Seaman is his hero.

Inside Sutton’s dressing room – what Arsenal stars can expect

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 captain slams ‘disrespectful’ Leeds United ahead of Arsenal

Jamie Collins
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 plays as Roma win again

Wojciech Szczesny
Wojciech Szczesny’s Roma side picked up another win on Sunday, easing past Torino 4-1 in the capital.

Sutton United boss – I have no sympathy for Wenger

Paul Doswell
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.

Rangers drop Jon Toral

jon toral
Jon Toral found no room in the Rangers’ matchday squad that lost to Dundee on Sunday.

Sutton to “try a few reducers early” against Arsenal

Craig Dundas
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.

Arsene Wenger - My 3 concerns about Sutton

Perhaps the biggest challenge Arsenal face against Sutton United tonight, apart from their own complacency, is the plastic pitch.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 lineup v Sutton United – Almost full strength

Arsenal predicted lineup
Try and pick Arsene Wenger’s team for this game, I bet you can’t do it.

£1.83m v £415.65m – A no-win game for Arsenal at Sutton

As far as match reviews go, this one should be fairly easy to write.

Everything Arsenal need to know about Sutton United

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 draw Lincoln at home in FA Cup

FA Cup Draw
Arsenal/Sutton have been drawn against Lincoln in the quarter final of this year’s competition.

Arsenal loan watch - 'Brilliance' from Bola helps Notts County win...

Arsenal loan watch
Marc Bola played the full 90 minutes as Notts Country won 3-2 at Leyton Orient, grabbing a brilliant assist for their winning goal.

Arsenal forward hailed after 6-goal Charlton Athletic thriller

Stephy Mavididi
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.

Arsenal loan watch - Two players get two minutes between them...

Arsenal loan watch
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.

Arsenal defender delighted with Middlesbrough's 'tough battle' against Oxford

calum chambers
Calum Chambers started and picked up a yellow card as Middlesbrough made hard work of their FA Cup tie with Oxford.

Crowley plays and loses, Zelalem doesn’t and wins

Arsenal loan watch
Dan Crowley played the full 90 for Go Ahead Eagles as they lost at Roda JC Kerkdade.

Arsenal midfielder provides 'superb inspiration' but can't stop thrilling defeat

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.

Arsenal man starts as stunner wins it for loan side

Takuma Asano started for Stuttgart as they won 2-1 at FC Heidenheim on Friday night.

Sutton fans furious with Sun sponsorship for Arsenal game

media watch
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.

Arsene Wenger can’t win at Sutton United

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.

Sutton United v Arsenal ref next in line to quit England...

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.

Arsenal loan watch – Bournemouth charged with anti-doping breach

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.’

Arsenal loan watch - Who's in action when and where?

Sutton United away dressing room
Who's in action for Arsenal over the upcoming week?

Wenger to field strong first team against Sutton United

Arsene Wenger
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.

Arsenal youngster impresses manager on loan debut

krystian bielik birmingham debut
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 Arsenal will play 'normal team' at Sutton United

Arsenal FC - Press Conference Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger met with the press ahead of Arsenal’s game at Sutton United on Monday night and gave updates on his team

Arsenal midfielder makes miraculous injury recovery

Wilshere (C) limps off just before half-time against Manchester City
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.

Tactics: Why this Arsenal humiliation was more worrying than the last...

Arsenal tactics
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.

Player focus – An evening to forget for Ospina despite decent...

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.

Player focus – Koscielny’s importance to Arsenal underlined

Laurent Koscielny and Robert Lewandowski
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.

Arsene Wenger finally realises his time at Arsenal is up

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.

Player ratings: Same old Arsenal, always capitulating

Arsenal player ratings
Shall we just copy paste the ratings from last season when we lost at the same place with the same result?

Arsenal injury update - Laurent Koscielny's thigh

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 fall apart and embarrass themselves against Bayern Munich

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 opposition injury report – Liverpool

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.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Sutton United

After Bayern Munich, Arsenal face Sutton United away in the FA Cup on 20 February.

Arsenal opposition report – Bayern Munich (return)

Arsenal opposition preview
After Arsenal's initial trip to Germany, the Gunners host Bayern Munich on 7 March.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Leicester City

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 – Arsenal are capable of doing this against Bayern...

Arsenal FC - Press Conference Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger told the media at his pre-Champions League press conference that Arsenal ‘are capable of dealing’ with the German giants.

It is on! Bayern Munich v Arsenal preview

After a two-month hiatus, a tricky return awaits Arsenal in the Champions League against Bayern Munich this week.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 lineup v Bayern Munich – Xhaka back

Arsenal predicted lineup
After a two-month break, the Champions League is back with Arsenal's annual trip to Bavaria.

Bayern get Arsenal injury boost as player returns to training

Xabi Alonso
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.

Arsenal captain tells team exactly what they need to hear

Per Mertesacker
Per Mertesacker has stated the obvious by telling Arsenal they need to get better defensively but at least he didn't sugar-coat things.

‘We can beat Bayern!’ Arsenal's £35m sigining shows he’s new to...

Shkodran Mustafi v Manchester united
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 suffer another injury blow as Arsenal player gets boost

Xabi Alonso
Bayern Munich look like they could well be without Xabi Alonso after the midfielder picked up a knee injury in training on Monday.

Arsenal should be favourites against Bayern Munich says crazy Invincible for...

Arsenal should be favourites says Jens Lehmann
Jens Lehmann believes that Arsenal should be favourites for their game against Bayern Munich if for no other reason than the ‘law of averages’.

Referee considering quitting UK in wake of Arsenal v Hull scrutiny

Mark Clattenburg books Theo Walcott
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.

Rangers and Roma - Arsenal players impress on loan while others...

Arsenal loan watch
Wojciech Szczesny kept another clean sheet and other players out on-loan across Europe over the past 48 hours.

Jack Wilshere injury update as Arsenal man's ankle causes problems against...

Wilshere (C) limps off just before half-time against Manchester City
Jack Wilshere started but was replaced just before half-time after sustaining a painful knock to the ankle against Manchester City.

Tactics: How disjointed Arsenal stifled Mesut Özil against Hull

Arsenal tactics
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.

Managers hail Arsenal man but is Manchester City manager starting his...

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.

Rangers lose their manager – What now for Jon Toral?

Following the news about Mark Warburton's departure from Rangers, Jon Toral will be hoping to impress under new management again soon.

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

Calum Chambers started and completed the full 90 minutes as Middlesbrough kept a clean sheet in a goalless draw with Everton.

Arsenal loan watch: Composed finish, first appearances and more

Arsenal loan watch
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.

Arsenal defensive analysis v Hull

Shkodran Mustafi v Hull City
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.

Arsenal player focus: Iwobi's disappointing decision-making prominent nervy Hull win

Iwobi (pictured, right) with possession at his feet, in action against Hull
Alex Iwobi wasn't at his free-flowing best throughout in a frustrating afternoon for the 20-year-old.

Petr Čech refuses to concede defeat to Chelsea

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.

Arsenal u18s report - Smith-Rowe seals Young Guns win over 10-man...

Arsenal youth
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.

Infograph: 199 games, most faced opponents & more – Arsenal in...

Our annual Champions league match against Bayern is slowly approaching so it's the perfect time to discuss our Champions league history.

Arsenal player focus - Alexis brace masks mediocre performance v Hull

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.

Arsenal player focus - Box-to-box Ox excels against Hull

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain once again had a terrific match in the centre against Hull City on Saturday.

Arsenal player focus - Angry Walcott misplaces rage

Harry Maguire and Theo Walcott
The only thing that I really remember Theo Walcott doing against Hull on Saturday was starting a fight with Harry Maguire.

Arsenal player focus - Who broke mesut Ozil?

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil's performance against Hull at the Emirates one once again disappointing.

Arsenal player focus - Midfielder recovers from Chelsea nightmare against Hull...

Francis Coquelin
Despite not exactly shining against Hull, Francis Coquelin was actually reasonably solid.

Arsenal player ratings v Hull – What is a midfield?

Arsenal player ratings
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 apologises for Alexis goal v Hull even though he...

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.

Mark Clattenburg apologised to Hull and told Gibbs why he didn't...

Kieran Gibbs admitted he was lucky not to get sent off against Hull when he picked up a yellow in the second half.

Arsenal convince few their problems are solved with nervy win over...

Alexis Sanchez
Arsenal got back to winning ways with a 2-0 win over Hull at the Emirates but they still look less than solid.

Arsenal forward 'I'm not really happy'

Takuma Asano
Earlier this week, Kicker published an article highlighting Takuma Asano's dissatisfaction with his performances at VfB Stuttgart.

Arsenal defender - Keep playing me!

Calum Chambers
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.

Is this why Arsenal are rubbish in the first half?

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
It’s well known that Arsene Wenger is not a shouter.

Arsenal loan watch - who is in action, when and where?

Calum Chambers
A look at who's in action for Arsenal over the coming week from loan players to the youth team.

Scored, conceded, won, lost – Arsenal v Hull – Since they...

Hull rock up at the Emirates this week full of confidence, the complete opposite of their hosts.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 lineup v Hull – Power over pace

Arsenal predicted lineup
It's Premier League time and this week we're facing Hull who come to the Emirates with a big bag of banana skins.

Arsenal, Hull and a big bag of banana skins – match...

Granit Xhaka
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.

Cards aplenty in last 15 – Arsenal v Hull referee preview

Mark Clattenburg and Alexis Sanchez
Mark Clattenburg will be in charge of Arsenal’s game against Hull so what can both sides expect from the star ref?

Manager: We'd love this midfilder from Arsenal

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.

Double Hull blow for Arsenal game

Hull will travel to the Emirates on Saturday without Michael Dawson and Abel Hernandez who have both been ruled out with injury.

Elneny helps Egypt become highest ranking African nation

Mohamed Elneny scores at AFCON final
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.

Midfielder to decide in summer if he will play for Arsenal

Jack Wilshere
Jack Wilshere has said that there is no decision regarding his future and that he will make a decision in the summer.

Arsenal and Hull managers’ press conference in full

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 sign fourth ex-Arsenal player

Jack Jebb
Sutton United have added a fourth former Arsenal player to their ranks after signing Jack Jebb.

Stats highlight Mesut Ozil's biggest flaw

Mesut Ozil
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 opposition injury report – Hull City

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 opposition injury report – Bayern Munich

Arsenal opposition preview
Arsenal trip to Bayern Munich is under a week away but how will the German giants match up against the Gunners' squad.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Sutton United

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 opposition injury report – Liverpool

Arsenal face Liverpool for the second time this season on 4 March but how will their look?

Arsenal defender jets off to Spain to train

Calum Chambers
Calum Chambers has flown to a training camp in Spain with the rest of the Middlesbrough squad for four days.

Watford top Premier League foul count, Manchester United 2nd, Bournemouth bottom

Arsenal stats
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.

Arsenal make more subs than opposition – the stats

Arsenal substitutions
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?

Arsenal forward picks up adductor injury

Joel Campbell
You can take the player from Arsenal but you cannot take his DNA – Joel Campbell has an adductor injury.

Do Arsenal get more cards per foul – the stats

Mike Dean books Shkodran Mustafi
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?

Former Arsenal man could miss Sutton United game - depending on...

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 aiming to add more misery to Arsenal’s woes

Harry Maguire Sadio Mane
Hull travel to the Emirates this weekend on the back of a brilliant result against Liverpool.

Arsenal loan watch: Striker stars, Akpom features for Brighton & more

Arsenal loan watch
Takuma Asano impressed as VfB Stuttgart prevailed, whilst Kelechi Nwakali started and others featured for their respective sides away from north London.

Tactics: The fundamental flaw at centre of Arsenal’s limp display at...

Arsenal tactics
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.

Chelsea star – We went easy on Arsenal

Francis Coquelin and Eden Hazard
Eden Hazard has claimed that Chelsea could have scored more against Arsenal but decided not to bother.

Arsenal and Sutton United to receive £250k broadcast money

Arsenal and Sutton United are set to receive £247,500 after their FA Cup fifth round tie was selected for television.

AFCON final report: Elneny scores but Cameroon break Egyptian hearts

Mohamed Elneny scores at AFCON final
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.

Proof Chelsea man should have been sent off against Arsenal

The Chelsea game on Saturday was another typical example of a referee bottling a decision. You have to ask - why do they regularly fail...

Arsenal loan watch: Chambers excellent despite Middlesbrough defeat at Tottenham

Calum Chambers v Tottenham
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.

Arsenal loan watch: Assists for 2 as Zelalem and others get...

Arsenal loan watch
There were starts for a few of Arsenal's players out on-loan during Friday and Saturday's fixtures across Europe, with contrasting results.

Arsenal loan watch: Wilshere impresses for Bournemouth as they lose 9-goal...

Jack Wilshere
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 manager – In England it’s legal to elbow players in...

Antonio Conte
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.

Coyle and Fortune score but Arsenal u18s lose to Fulham -...

Arsenal youth
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.

Arsenal player focus - Coquelin stinks it up against Chelsea

Francis Coquelin demonstrated once again on Saturday that he's just not good enough for Arsenal.

Arsenal player focus - Gabriel embarrassing at right-back again v Chelsea

Gabriel
It's getting rather painful having to watch Gabriel fill in at right-back for Hector Bellerin.

Arsenal man breaks foot, plays 1 week later

Calum Chambers
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 players get negative ratings v Chelsea

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal went to Chelsea on Saturday for the early kick-off and promptly played like Arsenal at Chelsea.

Arsene Wenger – Arsenal had the right attitude at Chelsea...

Arsene Wenger in stands 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.

Alternative facts reign as Arsenal and referee combine for Chelsea horror...

Hector Bellerin
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.

4 Arsenal v Chelsea player battles that could decide the match

Laurent Koscielny Diego Costa
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’s top six travel woes

Arsenal stats
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.

Arsenal loan watch - who's playing, when and where?

Arsenal loan watch
Who's in action for Arsenal over the coming week?

Arsenal get boost with ref’s Chelsea record but still face tough...

Martin Atkinson
Martin Atkinson will take charge of Arsenal’s game at Chelsea on Saturday and that means one thing – a kick-fest.

Make or break time for Arsenal as 'mental strength' set to...

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.

110 scored, 36 conceded – Chelsea v Arsenal – Since we...

Laurent Koscielny Diego Costa
Arsenal, you might have heard, travel to Stamford Bridge this weekend.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 lineup v Chelsea – Pace over power

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal head to Stamford Bridge this weekend with a bit of a problem.

Wenger – We won’t recall Wilshere from Bournemouth but we didn’t...

Jack Wilshere
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he has no intention of recalling Jack Wilshere from Bournemouth despite the midfield crisis at the club.

Chelsea manager seeking revenge against Arsenal when he should say ‘thank...

Antonio Conte Arsene Wenger
Conte seeking revenge against Arsenal when he should say ‘thank you’ to them for helping to get their title charge on track.

Akpom keen to make his mark at Brighton

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.

Loan watch: Arsenal loanee benched as team makes semi-final with 97th-minute...

Wojciech Szczesny
Wojciech Szczesny watched on from the bench as Roma went through to the Coppa Italia semi-finals against Cesena on Wednesday evening.

Arsenal boost - 'Injured' midfielder makes bench at AFCON

Mohamed Elneny
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.

Loan watch: Arsenal midfielder struggles as his side succumbs to heavy...

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 opposition injury report – Bayern Munich

Arsenal opposition preview
Arsenal travel to Bayern Munich on 15 February for their first Champions League clash against the German giants... this season anyway.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Hull City

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?

Self-sabotaging Arsenal set themselves up for a fall against Watford

Arsenal tactics
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 opposition injury report – Sutton United

Arsenal have drawn Sutton United away in the next round of the FA Cup and face them in February.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Chelsea

Arsenal face an in-form Chelsea on 4 February but what will their squad look like heading into the fixture?

All Arsenal’s loans – who and where

Arsenal loan watch
Arsenal sent another batch of players out on loan during the January transfer window making that 19 in total.

Arsenal keeper - It can be a bit of a bubble...

Matt Macey
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.

Player focus - Unlikely Arsenal defender has terrible match against Watford

Despite the odd slip-up, Shkodran Mustafi has been a decent acquisition this season but against Watford he had a shocker.

Player focus – Gabriel forgettable as Arsenal humiliated by Watford

Gabriel and Troy Deeney
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.

Talented Arsenal forward 'excited' for League One experience

Stephy Mavididi
A very cold Stephy Mavididi has given his first interview as a Charlton Athletic player.

Alternative Arsenal player ratings v Watford - half by half

Arsenal player ratings
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.

Arsenal player ratings - Everyone awful against Watford, but who was...

Arsenal player ratings
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.

Two more late deals for Arsenal as Notts County and Luton...

In the final few hours of transfer deadline day, there were more departures from the club's Academy.

Birmingham land talented Arsenal defender late on deadline day

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 sting themselves in the face against Watford

Alexis Sanchez v Watford
Arsenal embarrassed themselves against Watford on Tuesday night, as they put in a truly awful performance.

Another Arsenal loan made official

Stephy Mavididi
Arsenal and Charlton have confirmed that Stephy Mavididi has moved on loan for the rest of the season.

Arsenal strike fifth loan deal of the day - All Stevenage...

Kaylen Hinds has signed a new deal with Arsenal before being shipped off on loan for teh rest of the season.

Arsenal boost ahead of Bayern Munich game

Franck Ribery
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.

Official: Arsenal strike deal with Ligue 2 side for midfielder

Ismael Bennacer has joined Tours on loan until the end of the season.

Arsenal man 'delighted' to join Brighton on loan

Chuba Akpom has tweeted that he is 'delighted' to have joined Brighton on loan for the rest of the season.

Arsenal midfielder completes Dutch move after West Ham enquiry

Gedion Zelalem
Gedion Zelalem has completed his loan move to Dutch side, VVV Venlo.

Arsenal and Charlton Athletic agree forward deal

Stephy Mavididi
Arsenal youngster, Stephy Mavididi, looks set to join Charlton on loan until the end of the season.

Watford team news pre-Arsenal - New striker available, goalkeeper injured

Ahead of today's clash with Arsenal, there is some updated team news from Watford's perspective.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 lineup v Watford – All change

Arsenal predicted lineup
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.

Arsenal loan watch: Asano, Szczesny and more feature

Arsenal loan watch
There were more starts for Arsenal's players out on-loan during Sunday's fixtures across Europe.

What’s happened since Arsenal last faced Watford?

This graphic is a look at what has happened for Arsenal and Watford since they played each other last

Preview: Struggling Watford unlikely to be any match for full-strength Arsenal

Hector Bellerin
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.

Confirmed - Arsenal strike forward deal

Chuba Akpom has joined Brighton on loan until the end of the season.

Arsenal get Sutton United away in FA Cup draw

FA Cup Draw
Arsenal have been drawn against Sutton United in the 5th round of this year's FA Cup.

Arsenal tactics: How Oxlade-Chamberlain made his case for a new contract...

Arsenal tactics
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.

Arsenal midfielder on verge of move to France

Ismael Bennacer
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.

Arsenal close in on deal with Brighton for 21-year-old forward

Chuba Akpom
Chuba Akpom is closing in on a move to Brighton until the end of the season.

Arsenal midfielder to undergo tests to determine injury severity

Mohamed Elneny
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.

Mohamed Elneny picks up injury at AFCON

Mohamed Elneny
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.

Arsenal player focus - Lucas continues to outdo Jamie Vardy

Lucas Perez v Southampton
Lucas Perez made another appearance in an Arsenal shirt against Southampton on Saturday and was once again hugely influential.

Arsenal player focus - Ox dazzles with stunning performance against Southampton

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.

Arsenal player focus - Jeff impresses against v Southampton

Jeff Reine-Adelaide
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.

Arsenal loan watch: 3 start but worrying signs for forward

Arsenal loan watch
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.

Arsenal player focus - Trio Walcott returns to Southamptin in style

Theo Walcott v Southampton
Theo Walcott scored his fifth Arsenal hattrick against Southampton during the Gunners' 5-0 FA Cup clash at St Mary's on Saturday.

Wenger – He’s gone through very difficult moments

Danny Welbeck v Southampton
Arsene Wenger heaped praise on the mental strength of Danny Welbeck to return from his latest injury.

Arsenal player ratings – Welbeck and Walcott return to devastate Southampton

Arsenal player ratings
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 make mockery of those who slated team selection v Southampton

Danny Welbeck scores against Southampton
Arsenal made a mockery of everybody who slated Arsene Wenger for his team selection against Southampton by absolutely hammering them.

Double injury boost for Bayern Munich ahead of Arsenal tie

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.

Arsenal midfielder admits he’s not fit

Jon Toral
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.

What can Arsenal and Southampton expect from today’s referee?

Kevin Friend
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?

What’s happened since Arsenal last played Southampton?

Arsenal opposition preview
We've already played Southampton twice this season, although this is the first game away from home for Arsenal.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 v Southampton – Ozil and Sanchez rested

Arsenal predicted lineup
If predicting an Arsene Wenger Premier League lineup is tricky, then trying to do it in the FA Cup is downright impossible.

Match preview: Southampton vs Arsenal

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

Wojciech Szczesny
Who's in action for Arsenal this weekend?

Arsenal boost as Southampton hit hard with injuries

Claude Puel
Southampton will be without a number of key players for their FA Cup game with Arsenal.

Arsenal midfielder through to Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals

Mohamed Elneny
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.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Hull City

In this feature, we take a look the injuries to each of Arsenal's next four opponents.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Watford

Arsenal host Watford on 31 January after beating them 3-1 away at Vicarage Road in August.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Southampton

Arsenal face Southampton away in the FA Cup on Saturday but how does their squad stack up going into the tie?

Arsenal opposition injury report – Chelsea

Arsenal travel to Stamford Bridge on 4 February hoping for a repeat of September's 3-0 thrashing at the Emirates.

Stadium or touchline – the difference in the bans allegedly facing...

Arsene Wenger sent off by Jon Moss
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?

Wenger called Moss a ‘cheat’ but can he defend himself against...

Arsene Wenger sent off
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.

Arsenal boost ahead of Bayern Munich game

Jerome Boateng
Bayern Munich are likely to be without Jerome Boateng when they welcome Arsenal to Germany for the Champions League first leg.

Arsenal loan watch: Another clean sheet, surprise start for youngster and...

Arsenal loan watch
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.

No decision on Wilshere’s future, teammate reveals

Jack Wilshere
Benik Afobe has revealed that even Jack Wilshere has no idea where he will be playing next season.

Arsenal player focus: Koscielny showing why he's one of world's best

Laurent Koscielny v Burnley
Laurent Koscielny put in another valiant performance for Arsenal against Burnley.

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.