Are Arsenal fans right to believe they can progress?

Arsenal fans are starting to believe they can do the impossible when they face Monaco, but are they fooling themselves?

Video: Cocky Barcelona manager declares situation 'perfect' before Arsenal visit

Luis Enrique looks very happy with himself, and why wouldn't he be? Barcelona are unbeaten in a club record 37 games and put six goals...

Barcelona ease past Arsenal despite strong away showing

The famous front three of Neymar, Luis Suárez and Lionel Messi scored on Wednesday night as Barcelona beat Arsenal 5-1 on aggregate and eased...

How could we predict Arsenal would perform like that?

The Daily Cannon writers react to the total shambles from Arsenal in the Champions League against Monaco.

Messi hails Arsenal after 2-0 away win

Two Lionel Messi goals at the Emirates Stadium have left Arsenal in a perilous position in the Champions League, but the best player in...

“I always believed we had a chance” says Wenger

Arsene Wenger has told the media that he feels this is the strongest squad he's had in a while but 'always believed we had a chance' when he played the youngsters in the Champions League.

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.

Wenger admits a goalless draw against Barcelona would be brilliant

Playing at home first in yet another Champions League last 16 first leg, Arsenal will be hoping to avoid the mistakes of previous seasons. Heading...

Arsenal get killer Champions League draw against Barcelona

Arsenal have been drawn against Barca in the Champions League. The Gunners, who defeated Olympiacos 3-0 last week to ensure they qualified from their group for...

Bayern to show no mercy against Arsenal

Carlo Ancelotti has firmly set the record straight: he will field his strongest team possible against Arsenal tonight.

Wenger defiant as he states ‘I built this club’

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Tuesday evening and revealed that he has more motivation now than he did when he arrived at...

Dinamo Zagreb v Arsenal: The Chaaammpiiooonnsss!

Arsenal match preview
So here we are again, the Champions League group stage. Arsenal are in it yet again, and this season's campaign starts in Croatia as we...

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?

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.

Blunder ref blunders once again as Arsenal crash out

It would be incredibly churlish of me to point at the referee as the reason Arsenal crashed out of the Champions League so I won't even though he got a number of calls wrong.

Ludogorets confirm attack plan for Arsenal game

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

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?

Player ratings: Ospina saves, Giroud misbehaves v PSG

David Ospina played a huge part in Arsenal salvaging a point against PSG in the Champions League, while Olivier Giroud will be remembered for a different reason.

Why Bayern Munich ticket price protest at Arsenal is hypocritical

Bayern Munich are off on their high horse again. On a day where Arsenal’s ticket pricing has – again – come under huge scrutiny, a...

The stats that show Arsenal beat themselves

Monaco didn't beat Arsenal as much as the Gunners defeated themselves.

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.

Barça stars Mascherano and Iniesta wary of Alexis’ ability

A former Barcelona player, Alexis Sánchez may well already by striking fear into Tuesday's opposition before a ball is kicked. There is plenty of talk...

Arsenal player ratings v Dinamo Zagreb: Özil and Alexis shine, Joel...

A strong performance and a 3-0 win against Dinamo Zagreb kept Arsenal's Champions League hopes alive on Tuesday night. The Gunners went into the game...

Arsenal's Champions League record safe for now

Arsenal should be favourites says Jens Lehmann
Jens Lehmann’s record of minutes without conceding in the Champions League will stand for a little while longer after Keylor Navas conceded two in Germany.

A Londoner’s guide to the less obvious perks of going to...

Going to Paris on your own or with just a couple of you? Don’t fancy getting bevvied up with the away fans? Having just been to Paris a month or so ago, I thought of some things to check out that might not make it to a tour guide or on a fan’s itinerary.

Arsenal's abysmal record away to Olympiacos doesn't really count

Arsenal don't have a particularly good record at Olympiacos, where the Gunners must win (probably by two goals) to qualify from the Champions League...

18 scored, 4 conceded – Bayern v Arsenal – Since they...

Arsenal opposition preview
Since Bayern thrashed Arsenal 5-1 at the Allianz back on 15 February, the German giants have only continued to dominate the Bundesliga.

Arsenal forward awaits test in biggest game of season on Wednesday

As well as scoring a goal at the weekend, Costa Rica international Joel Campbell worked tirelessly to help Arsenal to all three points against Sunderland. The...

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.

Iwobi stars at Camp Nou to prove he's Arsenal's next homegrown...

Young forward Alex Iwobi was given a surprise start at Camp Nou against Champions League holders Barcelona on Wednesday evening and he did not...

Does anybody even care? Arsenal v Bayern Munich preview

Arsenal match preview
It's a case of restoring pride when Arsenal host Bayern on Tuesday evening.

Arsenal predicted XI v FC Basel – Iwobi out, Lucas in

Arsenal predicted lineup
Champions League time again and this time our first ever game against FC Basel and Granit Xhaka's brother.

Wenger believes beating Barcelona in the past will give us confidence

Just a week from now, Arsenal will be welcoming Barcelona to the Emirates Stadium. The best club side in the world are on a record...

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.

Wenger says squad united for Barcelona, but that’s not Arsenal’s real...

Arsene Wenger has just met with the press ahead of his side’s trip to hell on Wednesday night. Widely expected to get a spanking, Arsenal...

Wenger: He’s an important player for us

With Arsenal set to rotate against Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League with Chelsea on the horizon, there is one man Arsene Wenger won't be...

Tactics: Why it's taken so long to integrate Granit Xhaka at...

Arsenal tactics
In the first of his regular post-match tactics pieces, Amrit Rae explains why it's taken so long to integrate Granit Xhaka at Arsenal

Team news: Bellerín and Ramsey out of Champions League game

Arsenal team news
Speaking to the media in Croatia, Arsène Wenger has confirmed that Héctor Bellerín and Aaron Ramsey haven't travelled for the game against Dinamo Zagreb. Arsenal...

Bayern talisman not fooled by Arsenal

from Arsenal's opposition
Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm is says he is not fooled by Arsenal's false start in the Champions League as he gets ready to face...

Watch: Szczesny heroics send Roma through in Champions League

It was a good night all round for Arsenal fans on Wednesday, and on-loan goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny gives us another reason to celebrate. While the Gunners...

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?

Referees will fail Arsenal in Europe until cultural differences are understood

A lot of Arsenal fans will rightly complain about Mr Cüneyt Çakır's performance on Tuesday night, and it certainly was not an impressive one. But...

Former Real Madrid boss backs Alexis and Welbeck to shine

Embarassed by Barcelona earlier in the season and ultimately sacked by Real Madrid, maybe Rafa Benitez isn't the man to listen to. But what if...

Arsenal man not worried by four away games in ten days

Theo Walcott got off the mark for the season at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, but the forward is looking ahead to the upcoming...

Should Arsenal sacrifice Champions League success for Premier League glory?

Helen Trantum column
Second place. That's the fate that apparently awaits Arsenal in Group F of this year's Champions League after drawing the mighty Bayern Munich, and the...

Watch Arsene Wenger's return to Monaco

Arsene Wenger returning to an old club is not something that happens on a regular basis. Or at all, really. So it's nice to see that when he does return to a former club they make a nice little fuss over him.

Arsenal player ratings v Bayern: Čech and Özil best of the...

An eventful match, 2 goals, none in our net, and hope in Champions League restored - all in one night! Add a few beers...

Arsenal predicted XI to face Bayern: Wenger will rely on pace

Arsenal predicted lineup
Throughout the build up to Tuesday night's game, Arsène Wenger has talked about the need to start like we did in the 3-0 win...

Five things Arsenal need to happen so they can win the...

With the Champions League group stage draw upon us, we ask the annual question - can Arsenal even win this thing?

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

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

Mertesacker: We weren’t up for it mentally

Per Mertesacker believes Arsenal can beat any side in the world and can consign their first-leg disaster against Monaco to the history books. Speaking at...

Opposition watch: Barcelona extend unbeaten run to 36 games with four...

Focus is on the FA Cup for now, but Barcelona are still in my peripheral vision as the second leg of the Champions League...

Wenger's Olympiacos plan b ready and waiting

Coming off the bench for around half an hour on Saturday, the return of Theo Walcott was a huge boost for Arsenal. Though he scored...

Bayern’s Götze ruled out of Arsenal games

Arsenal injury news
Bayern Munich's Mario Götze is out of action for 10-12 weeks. The German midfielder suffered a fairly innocuous looking injury when stretching for the ball...

Arsenal man determined to make up for previous disappointments against Barcelona

After Arsène Wenger spoke to the media on Thursday morning, a Luis Suárez hat-trick saw Barcelona into the Club World Cup Final. The Spanish champions...

Guardiola warns Bayern players after Dinamo Zagreb beat Arsenal

Arsenal face Olympiacos in the second Champions League matchday of the season on Tuesday night, while Dinamo Zagreb are searching for another miracle. The Croatian...

Arsenal midfielder admits the Champions League can add pressure

Arsenal head into Tuesday night's must-win Champions League game with Olympiacos on the back of a good week. The win in a north London derby...

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.

Watch: Wenger ‘I have to look at myself’

Arsene Wenger spoke to the media after Arsenal crashed and burned in Croatia and admitted that he has to look at himself as he...

Arsenal v Bayern Munich: Damaged Arsenal need European boost

Arsenal match preview
The mood is good around Arsenal at the minute. Three consecutive Premier League games have been won by a three goal margin, with the Gunners...

Henry: Arsenal can deliver a performance they won’t ever forget

Thierry Henry believes his former side can go to Monaco and defy the odds.

Impossible for Wenger in Spain says Barca boss

from Arsenal's opposition
Luis Enrique believes that it would be ‘impossible’ for a manager to reign in Spain for 20 years as Arsene Wenger has done at...

Cech: We have to play at our own pace in Europe

Two games, two defeats: Arsenal are on the brink of falling out of the Champions League at the first hurdle this season. Goalkeeper Petr Čech,...

Arsenal 4/1 to beat Barcelona at the Emirates in February

Arsenal, as you know, have been drawn against Barcelona in the Champions League although the Gunners will draw confidence from beating Bayern Munich in...

Watch: Wenger on Walcott, England, his Arsenal contract and more

Arsene Wenger met with the press after his side's comprehensive win over Basel in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

Walcott wants to fire a Champions League statement

Arsenal's Theo Walcott is demanding three points from his team in Tuesday night's Champions League clash with Olympiacos. The striker scored in the 2-1 defeat...

Tweets: Arsenal players get ready for Champions League

As the Champions League draws ever closer, the Arsenal players all took to Twitter to let us know that they're excited. And ready. Well, not...

Arsenal and Manchester United managers agree on why English clubs struggle

According to both Arsène Wenger and Louis van Gaal, the Premier League teams are struggling in Europe because they face the biggest tests domestically. Where...

Player focus: Magical Mesut Ozil delights and destroys v Ludogorets

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

Wenger desperate for Champions League trophy win

It's the one glaring omission on what is otherwise a sparkling CV. They should have won it in 2006 but, as we all know, it...

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.

Infograph: Everything you need to know about PSG

Ahead of Arsenal's game in Paris against PSG to get their Champions League group stage under way, we've put together everything you need to know about our opposition so you can impress your mates.

Bayern Munich labour to goalless draw as they prepare for Arsenal...

Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich laboured to a goalless draw with Eintracht Frankfurt on Friday night in their last game before Arsenal visit the Allianz...

Özil looking for Champions League progression

Heading to Greece on the back of a 3-1 defeat of Sunderland in the Premier League, a repeat result would see Arsenal head into...

Wenger tries to predict the unpredictable

Going against all forms of logic and common sense, there is a real sense of belief amongst a lot of Arsenal fans that they...

Ramsey or Welbeck? – Arsenal predicted lineup v Monaco

Arsenal travel to Monaco on Tuesday for Mission Impossible part III, so who will Arsene Wenger pick to try and do the job?

Tweets - Arsenal fans react during latest Bayern Munich humiliation

Arsenal were robbed of the chance to play on a level playing field against Bayern Munich as the referee sent off Laurent Koscielny while...

Preview: PSG there for the taking - If Arsenal want them

What, already? UEFA Champions League football is back and Arsenal travel to the Parc des Princes on matchday one.

Arsenal travel to Munich, Greece and Croatia in Champions League

The 2015/16 UEFA Champions League group stage draw has seen Arsenal pitted against Bayern Munich, Olympiakos and Dinamo Zagreb in Group F. The Gunners were in...

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 lineup for inevitable ‘plucky’ performance v Bayern that...

Arsenal predicted lineup
Who do we think Arsene Wenger will pick for Arsenal's clash against Bayern Munich on Tuesday night?

Predicted XI: How will Wenger reshape midfield?

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal have a huge game against Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday, but they enter it without a number of regulars. Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain remain...

Arsenal draw Bayern Munich in Champions League

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

Wenger hits out at Liverpool and Tottenham's Europa League approach

The UEFA co-efficient ranking has seen the Premier League sink, and we are in danger of losing our fourth Champions League place. Poor performances in...

Five things Arsenal fans can expect from Ludogorets clash

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

The Manchester United reject aiming to shock Arsenal on Wednesday

Signed by Manchester United for £3.85m back in 2012, Angelo Henriquez had no success in Manchester. The closest he came to that was one goal...

Wenger happy with Arsenal performance, hails Barca stars

Arsene Wenger met with the press after his side finally dropped out of the Champions League and seemed in decent enough spirits. Watching his side...

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

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

The numbers: Barcelona haven't lost by two at home in three...

The tie isn't over! That's what players such as Héctor Bellerín and Luis Suárez have said after Barcelona's 2-0 win at the Emirates Stadium on...

Arsenal see UEFA ranking rise after Greek win

Arsenal have moved up one place in the UEFA European rankings after their 3-0 win over Olympiacos in the Champions League this week. Sealing qualification...

Arsenal ranked 11th in Europe, behind Chelsea ahead of Manchester City

UEFA have released a list of the top teams in Europe and Arsenal are placed 11th, three behind Chelsea and two ahead of Manchester City.

Bonus podcast: PSG v Arsenal discussion with French football expert

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
With the Champions League almost upon us, Stephen is joined by French football expert Lana Dawood to talk about Paris Saint-Germian post-Zlatan, and how she expects the game to go.

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.

Infograph: Arsenal in the Champions League

Well, it's finally here, the road to last 16 elimination in the Champions League starts today with the drawing of the groups for this year's competition and Anita has designed this fantastic infograph which charts Arsenal's history in the competition.

Bellerin’s torrid first half is a good sign

The first half against Bayern was a reminder of Hector Bellerin's Champions League debut to forget. In a game where Arsenal were very much second...

Arsene Wenger ‘revolted’ by officials as Arsenal crash against Bayern Munich

Arsene Wenger did not hold back after the game against Bayern Munich which saw his side punished by some absolutely awful refereeing.

An impossible dream made possible? Monaco preview

A fine week to be an Arsenal fan began with a win at Old Trafford and ended with a fine 3-0 over West Ham, but is asking for the same result in Monaco a bridge too far?

Arsenal fans guide to Paris ahead of PSG clash

As Arsenal travel to Paris this week to face PSG in the Champions League group opener, here is a short guide on Paris from a local.

Wenger: We have to battle Bayern Munich

The Champions League returns this week and Arsenal are set to kick-off their campaign with a trip to Croatia to face Dinamo Zagreb. The change...

Barcelona man not altogether confident of victory against Arsenal

from Arsenal's opposition
Thomas Vermaelen has admitted that although Barcelona are favourites going into the second leg of our Champions League tie, Arsenal are capable of a...

Five reasons Arsenal can beat Monaco and progress

It's Mission Impossible time for Arsenal once again in the Champions League but is it as impossible as it seems?

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

Poll: Messi remains the man for Arsenal to master

Barcelona have possibly the best front three in the world. Obviously none of them are a patch on Yaya Sanogo, but we thought it would...

Ospina starts: Dinamo Zagreb v Arsenal official teams

Arsenal team news
Arsenal get their Champions League 2015/16 race to the last 16 underway tonight against Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia and they will be hoping to...

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.

Wenger bemoans referee decisions but happy with performance

Arsene Wenger spoke with the press immediately after the final whistle on Tuesday night. Disappointed to see his side eliminated on the away goals, he...

Arsenal’s Bayern show could send the wrong message

Helen Trantum column
Tuesday's game is a big one. And big Champions League nights are always great experiences, even when a poor result tarnishes the overall enjoyment. I'll be...

Messi embarrasses Arsenal with Champions League record

Time to look away, Arsenal fans. Almost undoubtedly the best player in the world, Lionel Messi has punished Arsenal time and time again, scoring an...

Champions League watch: Barcelona struggling for form

At the end of November, just a week or two before the Champions League round of 16 draw, Barcelona were in scintillating form. The current holders...

Arsenal defender shuts up critics with massive performance

Vice-captain Per Mertesacker led the team out against Bayern Munich on Tuesday, before delivering one of his best performances in an Arsenal shirt. The German...

Özil demands clinical finishing to keep title dream alive

Arsenal head to Camp Nou on Wednesday night knowing they have to overturn a two-goal deficit to progress in the Champions League. Nobody expects Arsenal...

Wenger forced to clarify Europa league comments proving people are stupid

Arsene Wenger had to clarify his statement that Arsenal would be better in the Europa League.

Guardiola shows Arsene some love as he insists Gunners have advantage

from Arsenal's opposition
Mind games ahoy! Pep Guardiola has claimed that Arsenal have the advantage ahead of their Champions League encounter on Tuesday night because Arsenal 'have to...

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.

Wenger says Champions League will make Leicester struggle next season

Leicester City are Premier League champions and, in north London, work is already underway to make sure it doesn't happen again next season.

Wenger calls for ‘lucid rage’ from Arsenal players against Bayern Munich

Arsenal FC - Press Conference Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger wants to see his players in a state of ‘lucid rage’ when they take to the pitch against Bayern Munich on Tuesday night.

Official: PSG v Arsenal teams – puzzling selection

Well, it’s Champions League time once again and this season we will surely be trying to make it further than the last 16, if for no other reason than it’s just boring now.

Real Madrid man targeting ex-Arsenal player’s Champions League record

Keylor Navas is just 133 minutes away from breaking Jens Lehman's record for the most minutes without conceding a goal in the Champions League.

Arsenal legend insists beating Barcelona is possible

Substituted after just 18 minutes of a Champions League Final, Robert Pirès never played for Arsenal again. After Jens Lehmann saw red, Pirès was sacrificed...

Arsene Wenger's rare treat against Monaco – a preview

Lewis Ambrose previews the return of the Champions League with Monaco the next top European side to visit the Emirates.

PSG drop former Newcastle United man ahead of Arsenal clash

PSG have dropped Hatem Ben Arfa, with the player absent from the squad’s training session on Monday evening ahead of the match at Parc des Prince on Tuesday evening.

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

Taulant Xhaka and Granit Xhaka
Granit Xhaka got a start against Basel in the Champions League in light of Francis Coquelin's injury and the Swiss set about impressing against his old side.

Predicted XI: Wenger to risk rotation ahead of Manchester United game

Arsenal predicted lineup
After losing the first game of the Champions League group stage, you might expect Arsène Wenger to play it safe against Olympiacos on Tuesday...

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.

Suarez admits Barcelona ‘took advantage’ against Arsenal

from Arsenal's opposition
Luis Suarez spoke after Barcelona's 3-1  win over Arsenal at Camp Nou and admitted that the Catalans had to take advantage of playing in...

Arsenal most likely to draw Zenit in Champions League

Thanks to certain rules in the UEFA Champions League draw immediately after the group stages, it isn't quite as simple as saying Arsenal will...

Focus: Positional change sparks life back into Alexis against Barcelona

Ever since Alexis Sanchez returned from a two-month injury in late January, his performances have been rather predictable. He'd start on the left wing, receive...

Everything Arsenal need to know about Monaco to ensure progression

Monaco arrive at the Emirates this week for the Champions League. Here is everything you need to know about what to expect.

Arsenal predicted XI v PSG - Lucas benched, Sanchez back

Arsenal predicted lineup
With Arsene Wenger throwing us a few curveballs against Southampton on Saturday, how can we expect the Gunners to line up against PSG in Paris?

Predicted XI v Barcelona: Koscielny back in, Giroud dropped

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsène Wenger takes his team to Camp Nou in search of a miracle. No team has beaten Barcelona in 37 games, let alone by two...

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

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

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

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.

Proactive pressing and extra video analysis might have helped Arsenal to...

One of the disappointing aspects of the Champions League game on Tuesday was the lack of proactive pressing on the Barcelona players in the build...

Early team news: Arsenal defender to return for Barcelona game

Arsene Wenger has met with the press ahead of Arsneal’s Champions League clash on Wednesday night. Speaking to assembled reporters, the manager confirmed that Laurent...

“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.

Late Olympiacos win means Champions League qualification is still tough

Beating Bayern Munich on Tuesday was huge, but Arsenal still have a huge amount of work to do to qualify from their Champions League...

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 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?

Video Arsene Wenger and Danny Welbeck’s pre-Monaco press conference

Arsene Wenger and Danny Welbeck met with the press ahead of their first-leg last 16 Champions League game against Monaco.

Former Chelsea boss proven wrong after calling Gunners "practically out"

Carlo Ancelotti has been left looking a little bit silly after comments in the build up to Arsenal's 2-0 Champions League win over Bayern...

Why Arsenal can no longer continue with Ospina in goal

We look at why Wojciech Szczesny, whatever his crimes, simply must return to the Arsenal first team ahead of the weekend's game against Everton.

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.

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.

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

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

'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.

So predictable – Post-Monaco v Arsenal reactions

Well the majority predicted an 'heroic failure' and that's what we got!

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.

Arsenal predicted XI v Ludogoret – Ospina and Coquelin in

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

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.

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.

“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.

Arsenal defender unfazed by Zagreb's impressive unbeaten run

Dinamo Zagreb haven't lost for 41 games. Sorry, you probably didn't want to read that ahead of Arsenal's trip there for Wednesday night's Champions League...

Result: Arsenal 2-3 Olympiacos. Another Greek crisis

Arsenal embarrassingly lost 3-2 to Olympiacos at the Emirates Stadium in the Champions League on Tuesday night. Before the game, much of the talk was...

Double injury boost for Arsenal as duo train ahead of PSG

Arsenal injury
Aaron Ramsey and Laurent Koscielny both trained with Arsenal today ahead of the Champions League match against PSG, however the Welshman is not expected to make the trip.

Barcelona: We’re going to have fun against Arsenal

It was the Champions League draw we all expected and as Barcelona were pulled out of the hat to face Arsenal, not one single...

Can Arsenal finally win the Champions League?

Following Tuesday’s 2-0 win against FC Bayern Munich, can Arsenal can finally win the biggest club tournament on Earth? Obviously getting out of the group...

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.

One reason Arsenal's heroic failure this year was not déjà vu

As Arsenal are eliminated from the Champions League in an all too familiar fashion, we look at the one reason we can be hopeful for next year.

Wenger not worried about Champions League draw after ‘greatest escape’

Before the game, Arsène Wenger told BT Sport that a win to see Arsenal through in the Champions League on Wednesday night would be his...

Enrique reveals special plans for the three Arsenal players he's afraid...

Facing the media on Tuesday, Luis Enrique looked ahead to Wednesday night's Champions League second leg between Arsenal and Barcelona, highlighting which Gunners his...

Wenger no plans to rest superstars for Bayern clash

Arsenal team news
In the lead up to his press conference ahead of the Bayern Munich game it was being claimed that Arsene Wenger would rest Alexis...

Monaco won't be as easy as many think

The writers here at Daily Cannon take a look at Wednesday's game and try to work out what will happen.

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

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.

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

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

Ramsey and Özil miss training but travel to Greece

Arsenal stars Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Özil missed Tuesday morning's training session at London Colney, but are still travelling to Greece for Wednesday's huge Champions...

Stats: Arsenal put an end to myriad of impressive Bayern stats

Arsenal stats
Arsenal's 2-0 defeat of Bayern Munich on Tuesday evening but an end to a number of impressive streaks Pep Guardiola's side were on. Since Guardiola...

Ox impressed by Coquelin’s attitude

Francis Coquelin arrived at Arsenal in 2008, at the age of 17. The defensive midfielder made a few appearances in the next few years, playing...

Wenger: We weren’t good but neither was the ref

Arsene Wenger has admitted that Arsenal were not at their best against Dinamo Zagreb but hit out at the referee who seemed more than...

Wenger: Tottenham win proves I was right

Arsène Wenger has defended his decision to rotate his side for Arsenal's first Champions League game of the season. The Gunners lost to Dinamo Zagreb...

Team news: Ramsey will play against Olympiacos despite missing training

Speaking to the press ahead of Wednesday's game against Olympiacos, Arsène Wenger has confirmed that Aaron Ramsey will play in the crunch match. Ramsey and...

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

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.

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...

Arsenal forward 'PSG are favourites but I've already scored a few...

With all eyes turning towards the start of this year’s race to be knocked out in the last 16, a competition others call the Champions League, Olivier Giroud has admitted that Arsenal are not favourites to win the group.

Team news: Defender back but keeper out for Bayern match

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger met with the press for his pre-Bayern Munich press conference on Monday afternoon and gave us the latest update on the state...

The players Arsenal must sell to win the Champions League

Arsenal need to cut ties with players who aren't good enough and spend heavily in the summer to reinforce.

Four of Arsenal's best ever Champions League wins

Let Nia Giffiths guide you down Champions League memory lane.

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.

Insider view: Q&A with expert Barcelona fans

Arsenal face European champions Barcelona on Tuesday night, so we sat down with renowned website Total Barca to get the inside track on the...

Arsenal man insists Gunners can beat 'ultimate team' Barcelona

Per Mertesacker believes that Arsenal just need to relax a bit and the rest will follow against Barcelona. The German defended our performance against Watford,...

Arsenal midfielder open to advice from Wenger

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is keen to take advice from those around him as he strives to nail down a place in the Arsenal team this...

How Arsenal were cheated in Barcelona five years ago

Defending a 2-1 home win, Arsenal were desperately close to knocking eventual winners and best team in the world Barcelona out of the Champions...

Elite players deserve elite pitches not what's offered at Tottenham and...

Palace's pitch at the weekend highlights the gamesmanship of groundsmen. We look at where it can work for or against the home side and look ahead  to the Champions League.

PSG coach spotted scouting Arsenal against Southampton

Perhaps unsurprisingly, PSG's coach, Unai Emery, was spotted at the Emirates on Saturday as Arsenal left it late to beat Southampton.

Highlights: Arsenal fall foul of Anderlecht once again

Arsenal’s u19s were dumped out of the UEFA Youth League on Tuesday after they lost 2-0 to Anderlecht A first-half brace from Jorn Vancamp meant that...

Walcott to start – Arsenal predicted starting XI v Monaco

Arsenal welcome Monaco to the Emirates on Wednesday in the Champions League, so how will they line up in the first leg?

Match preview: Can Arsenal continue their fine form against FC Basel?

Arsenal match preview
After Arsenal's excellent performance against Chelsea on Saturday, it's back to the rigours of Champions League football for the first team in midweek.

Referee given nothing to do by Arsenal against Monaco

How did Deniz Aytekin do in charge of Arsenal's shambles against Monaco? Find out here.

Another heroic failure – Daily Cannon predicts Monaco v Arsenal

How do the Daily cannon writers think Arsenal will do against Monaco on Tuesday? Find out here.

Injury update: Theo Walcott out for PSG with knee problem

Arsenal have confirmed that Theo Walcott has not been dropped but rather has suffered a 'mild knee injury.'

Spanish newspaper cruelly mocks Wenger ahead of Barcelona game

Such is the nature of football, Arsenal will have an instant chance to move on from Sunday's disappointment in midweek with a trip to...

Player ratings: Iwobi, Elneny shine against Barcelona despite Arsenal’s routine exit

Perhaps the scoreline of 5-1 on aggregate flatters Barcelona but no one really thought Arsenal were going to win. Mohamed Elneny got his first goal...

Wenger: We haven’t won anything

Arsene Wenger was keen to downplay any excitement after another great win, this time over Basel in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

Unbelievable stat proves why Giroud should start over Alexis

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

20-year-old Bellerín steals the show against Bayern Munich

Héctor Bellerín is just 20 years old. For Arsenal fans everywhere, that is very exciting. The Spaniard was troubled early on during Tuesday's Champions League game...

Arsenal fans optimistic ahead of Barca game

MSN are going to tear Arsenal a new one. That's if you believe the press anyway. There's been lots of hype around Barcelona's attacking threat,...

Former Chelsea man warns Monaco not to underestimate Gunners

Ricardo Carvalho has warned his teammates about Arsenal ahead of their second-leg tie on Tuesday night. The former Chelsea man, who won the competition with...

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.

Monaco pay homage to Arsene Wenger with gift

Monaco have welcomed Arsene Wenger back to the club he used to manage with a specially-made gift

Arsenal to attack Bayern – but is that the right move?

Arsenal, if we believe all we're told, are planning on blitzing Bayern Munich in order to try and get their first Champions League win...

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

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

Olympiacos v Arsenal: The stage is set for a Greek tragedy

Arsenal match preview
It isn't new for Arsène Wenger to take his side to Olympiacos on matchday six of the Champions League. The Arsenal manager has done it...

Opposition watch: Messi makes history as Barcelona win again

Barcelona's visit to the Emirates Stadium is just under a week away, and they are on fire. After winning the treble last season it'd be...

Barcelona star admits to idolising Arsenal icon as Champions League clash...

Preparing to face Arsenal for the fifth time in his career, Sergio Busquets has named an Arsenal legend as one of his greatest influences. The...

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.

‘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.

Strict refereeing guaranteed for Arsenal v Monaco

Deniz Aytekin will take charge of Arsenal v Monaco, so what can the Gunners expect from the German?

Arsenal receive massive boost ahead of Bayern Munich game

from Arsenal's opposition
It had been reported on Sunday that Arjen Robben had returned from injury and had travelled with the Germans to London to face 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.

Arsenal "a level above Chelsea" says PSG man

Arsenal will pose a tougher test for Paris Saint-Germain than Chelsea have in previous seasons, according to defensive midfielder Thiago Motta.

Barcelona v Arsenal: Mes que un underdog

Arsenal match preview
Talk about mission impossible. After narrowly failing to overturn first leg defeats against Bayern Munich and AS Monaco in recent seasons, Arsenal are left with the...

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.

Blunder ref to take charge of Monaco v Arsenal

Referee in charge of Arsenal's trip to Monaco has already refereed an Arsenal Champions League game...and he didn't do too well.

West Brom reject excited to face Arsenal on Tuesday

West Bromwich Albion flop Brown Ideye is looking forward to finally playing against Arsenal on Tuesday night. The Nigeria international signed for the Baggies last...

Bonus podcast: Arsenal v FC Basel discussion with Swiss football researcher

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Stephen is joined by Football Manager's Swiss researcher Oliver Zesiger, to discuss Arsenal's next Champions League opponents. Eder Balanta and Breel Embolo get mentioned...

Official teams: Arsenal’s lambs in Barcelona’s slaughter announced

Arsenal team news
If ever there was a game that Arsenal fans were looking forward to less, then I can't remember it. Perhaps the 8-2 at Old Trafford. For...

Why beating Bayern Munich means nothing

In the wake of the win over Bayern Munich in midweek, there have been a litany of articles penned, blogs written, podcasts recorded and...

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

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

Tweets – Arsenal fans react to lineup v Bayern Munich

When it comes to Arsenal team news, you never quite know what Arsene Wenger is going to pull out of his trench coat.

Barcelona on record unbeaten run just two weeks before facing Arsenal

With the visit of Barcelona under two weeks away, Arsenal fans would be forgiven for hoping the Catalan side were going through a patchy...

All you need to know - AS Monaco factfile

Stephen has done an excellent opposition preview already, so all that Is left for our regular feature is the facts, stats and figures to...

‘Tetchy’ Wenger refuses to answer questions on team selection

Before Tuesday night's 3-2 defeat to Olympiacos even began, there were questions over Arsène Wenger's decision to start David Ospina instead of Petr Čech. More questions...

Gunners 'disgrace' stark contrast with Chelsea and Liverpool

In a week where Arsenal were ushered out of the Champions League, we look at why that exit has been roundly criticised compared to their English colleagues.

Bayern Munich star praises Özil

Since joining Arsenal just over two years ago, Mesut Özil has had plenty of criticism. The German playmaker has been dismissed as lazy, weak, and...

Watch: Mesut Ozil’s personal highlights v Ludogorets

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

Wenger wants to preserve record of qualifying in Europe

Heading to Greece on Tuesday for Wednesday night's Champions League clash, Arsenal know exactly what's required of them. Qualifying from the group stage for a...

Wenger determined not to rest players for Manchester United clash

Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger has said that Sunday's match against Manchester United will not influence his selection on Tuesday night. The Gunners host Olympiacos at...

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!

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.

Barcelona star compares Özil to Messi

Arsenal face world's best player in Lionel Messi again on Wednesday night, but Barcelona are a little concerned about one of our stars. So they...

Arsenal’s Champions League task set to be made harder

We all know that Arsenal can get out of their Champions League group, that's never really the problem. Whether they finish in first or second...

Arsenal man critical of Wenger’s decision to drop him on the...

Petr Cech
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech revealed his disappointment to have been dropped for the FA Cup final against former side Chelsea, being told just 24 hours before the game by manager Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal embarrass themselves in front of Europe

Arsenal welcomed Monaco to the Emirates and then promptly bent over. Read more here.

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.

Shock stat: 30-year-old covers more ground than every Bayern player

Tinhy midfielder Santi Cazorla didn't have a vintage performance against Bayern Munich on Tuesday, but he showed those little legs still have a lot...

Player focus: Koscielny dominant against Bayern

Arsenal's defeat of Bayern Munich on Tuesday proved to be a busy night for French center-back Laurent Koscielny. With a quality performance in defence, Koscielny...

Early team news: Giroud out, Lucas tweets about Champions League debut

Arsenal team news
Reports from France are claiming that Olivier Giroud will not start tonight against PSG and a tweet from Lucas makes it seem as if he will.

Watch: Arsenal and Barcelona captains preview Tuesday's game

Two players who played together as teenagers coming through Barcelona's academy, Mikel Arteta and Andres Iniesta know each other well. Now captains of two of...

Per Mertesacker: The best side went through

Per Mertesacker was downbeat but honest in his assessment on Arsenal's elimination from the Champions League against Monaco.

Who could Arsenal face in the Champions League round of 16?

A 3-0 win in Greece on Wednesday evening saw Arsenal cruise into the Champions League knockout stages. It's the 16th consecutive season Arsène Wenger has...

Arsenal striker blames one goalkeeping moment for Barcelona defeat

With Arsenal on top of Barcelona and creating a number of half chances midway through the second half on Tuesday night, Marc-André ter Stegen...

Two Arsenal players make Champions League team of the round

Arsenal may have had their Champions League dreams crushed for another season, but it's not all bad news.

Zagreb defender confident of shocking Arsenal

Dinamo Zagreb defender Leonardo Sigali has warned Arsenal that the Croatian's are in good form ahead of the midweek clash. Arsenal's first Champions League group...

How Arsenal's lost generation fell apart

This week sees the start of the new Champions League season, with Arsenal travelling to Zagreb for the first group game. It isn't the first...

Arsenal player Ratings: Alexis stinks as Gunners sink

Arsenal player ratings
Well, that was embarrassing, and it had all looked so promising in the first half.

Photos: Arsenal legend joins side for pre-Bayern training

As Arsenal got ready for the first of their double header against Bayern Munich, Robert Pires popped along to training. With Gabriel returning from his 'minor...

Five things we learned from Arsenal v Paris Saint-Germain

What did Arsenal actually learn against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night?

Monaco injuries could open door for Arsenal - opposition preview

Knowing what to expect from Monaco in the first leg didn't help Arsenal, perhaps they should heed Lana Dawood's advice this time.

“Everyone would like to have the opportunity to be Wenger“ says...

Unai Emery is ‘convinced’ that his side will respond against Arsenal in Paris when the two sides meet on Tuesday night and that, given the chance, everyone would like to be Arsene Wenger.

Manger, who is on bail, says Zagreb will attack Arsenal

Arsenal's Champions League opponents Dinamo Zagreb are unbeaten in 41 games but head into Wednesday's match as the underdogs. They haven't tasted defeat since November...

Gabriel replaces Akpom in Arsenal squad but no Rosicky

Arsenal have given the latest team news ahead of their Champions League second leg tie in Monaco.

Wenger on Ozil, Alexis, Cazorla and more

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

Arsenal new boys + youngsters set to face PSG in Champions...

The Arsenal squad set to face PSG on the 13th of September has been announced and there are a couple of - sort of - surprises.

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?

Who was the worst? - Arsenal player ratings v Monaco

Arsenal players collectively had a stinker. But who was the worst?

Bellerin sure Arsenal can handle former Manchester United man

Hector Bellerin is sure that whomever is tasked with marking Angel Di Maria will be more than up for the task when Arsenal meet PSG in Paris on Tuesday evening.

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.

Alexis Sanchez struggles – Arsenal player ratings v Monaco

I’m not sure what’s worse, not winning at all or getting so close you could almost taste it. Other than a couple of ten minute...

Stats: Mustafi continues to show he’s a pass master against PSG

There wasn't much to cheer about in Arsenal's game against PSG but they somehow managed to get themselves a draw and Mustafi stood out once again with his passing ability.

Özil: I want to win Champions League for Arsenal fans

He's delivered a lot this season, but Mesut Özil just won't stop giving. Since signing for Arsenal he has won two FA Cups and the...

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.

Why Bayern’s recent record is nothing for Arsenal to worry about

Let's face it, we all know Bayern Munich are good. We don't need to see tweets with thousands of W's to remind us of that...

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.

Long read: How Wenger changed Arsenal's tactics against Bayern to secure...

Arsenal tactics
In March 2013, Arsene Wenger used a dead rubber Last 16 2nd Leg against Bayern Munich to experiment with a new line-up that would click and ultimately get Arsenal over the line and help them achieve that season’s minimum requirement of retaining Champions League football for the following season.

Özil expects goosebumps at Champions League anthem

Aaron Ramsey may not have travelled with the squad, but you can expect Mesut Özil to line up for Arsenal on Wednesday evening. The Gunners...

Suárez and Messi score but Barcelona struggle to 2-1 win

from Arsenal's opposition
Barcelona picked up an away win at Las Palmas on Saturday, but their performance was far from convincing. Up against one of the worst teams...

Wenger banking on Messi to suffer from 'Čech complex'

Arsenal will be tasked with stopping the most fearsome and prolific frontline in football tomorrow, but Arsène Wenger is hoping Petr Čech can defy...

Arsenal’s Champions League shambles

Arsenal made an absolute dog's dinner of their opening group game in the Champions League and have already placed themselves under immense pressure even...

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.

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

Why Guardiola should not be next Arsenal manager

Boring. That's what Pep Guardiola said earlier this week about staying at the same club for 20 years. There is increasing speculation that Arsene's departure is...

Why you should back Arsenal to make European history again

Arsenal have a great history, and part of that has included ground – and record – breaking wins in Europe. They need another on Tuesday night, and they can get it.

How envy drives Chelsea manager's obsession with Wenger

In a week when Jose Mourinho couldn’t resist having yet another pop at Arsene Wenger and his side, we look at why the Chelsea manager can’t seem to help himself.

After avoiding 'disaster' Wenger feels confident

Arsene Wenger was glad to get past Crystal Palace and now has his sights firmly trained on his former club.

Wenger: It sometimes helps not to go too far in Champions...

The draw for the Champions League takes place later today and Arsenal, as we know, will be in pot 2 instead of taking their...

Arsenal v Barcelona preview – The impossible?

In two games at the Emirates Stadium, FC Barcelona, kings of Europe, are winless. Those matches came in 2010 and 2011 when Pep Guardiola was...

Result: Arsenal collect another unwanted 'heroic failure' badge

Arsenal crashed out of the Champions League after leaving themselves with too much to do from the first leg.

Did Wenger really call Leonardo Jardim a 'liar'?

Arsene Wenger and Leonardo Jardim's spat seems set to continue, so what's really going on?

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.

Poll: Which Arsenal player worries Barca the most?

Arsenal are allowed to attack. All the talk this week has been of Barca's menace but little credence has been given to our own forward...

"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.

Arsenal defender wants team to thrive with no pressure

Heading to Barcelona on Wednesday, Arsenal are all but out of the Champions League. Away from home and out of form, it's no wonder nobody...

Ozil: We can do this!

The final whistle had hardly blown on Saturday when all eyes shifted to Monaco, including Mesut Ozil's.

Wenger targeting Champions League home wins

Arsene Wenger is hoping that Arsenal can win their home games in order to progress from their Champions League group. Putting in a terrible display...

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.

Arsenal best of the rest in Champions League

With 17 appearances in the group stages of the Champions League, 15 instances of qualifying from their group and one final appearance, Arsenal are...

Should Arsenal sacrifice the Champions League?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Should Arsenal sacrifice the Champions League? It's an interesting question, isn't it? For me, the answer is a slightly complicated one. As things stand, Arsenal are...

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 ratings: Ozil untouchable as Arsenal run riot

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

Olympiacos manager says Arsenal never scared them

Olympiacos manager Marco Silva told the media that his side was never scared of facing Arsenal. The Greek champions won 3-2 at the Emirates Stadium...

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.

Giroud earns redemption with historic hat-trick

You'd never guess it, but Olivier Giroud is now averaging a goal every 104 minutes in the Champions League and Premier League this season. It's...

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.

Ramsey’s goal voted best of Champions League group stage

Aaron Ramsey saw off stiff competition to be voted as the best goal of this year's Champions League group stage.

Report: Arsenal 2-0 Bayern Munich

A fantastic card display and edgy atmosphere set the scene at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night, where Olivier Giroud and Mesut Özil scored...

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.

Player focus: Ospina gamble saves Arsenal point v PSG

It was a controversial decision to pick David Ospina over Petr Cech for Arsenal's Champions League clash against PSG but one that ultimately paid off.

Find out the point of Arsenal in the Champions League

Champions League football returns to Emirates Stadium this week, but can we have any genuine aspirations to win it in the near future? If we can’t, what’s the point?

Wenger bullish about chances and unconcerned by Arsenal's European habits

Arsenal won 2-0 at AS Monaco last season but exited the Champions League. The damage had been done by the first leg defeat at the...

How Francis Coquelin made idiots of us all against Ludogorets

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

Who is strong enough to lead Arsenal if the captain isn't?

We reflect on an abject performance from the Gunners and the role stand-in captain Mertesacker played in generating not just a mountain but an Everest to climb in the return leg. 

Giroud targeting quarter-finals after hat-trick

An Olivier Giroud hat-trick sent Arsenal into the Champions League knockout rounds, but he isn't done yet. Often criticised, maybe Giroud is just understood? The...

Ramsey unimpressed by Champions League draw

Aaron Ramsey didn't seem too impressed as the midfielder took to Twitter following the Champions League group stage draw. The Welshman did say he was...

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

Arsenal v Dinamo Zagreb: Arsenal must win and avoid more injuries

Arsenal match preview
After a disappointing and damaging weekend in the Premier League, attention at Arsenal returns to Europe this midweek. Croatian champions Dinamo Zagreb visit north London...

Official teams: Walcott and Giroud both start v Olympiacos

Arsenal team news
With Wednesday night's clash against Olympiacos one of Arsenal's biggest of the season so far. On the brink of Champions League elimination, Arsène Wenger's side...

Watch: Francis Coquelin bosses it against Ludogorets

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

PSG 1 Arsenal 1 – Gunners grab point despite being generally...

Arsenal got their Champions League campaign for 16/17 underway in familiar fashion with an underwhelming performance against a side they had reasonable expectations of beating.

Spirited win keeps Arsenal's Champions League hopes alive

Arsenal kept their Champions League hopes alive with a 3-0 win over Dynamo Zagreb at the Emirates on Tuesday night. Arsene Wenger went with his strongest...

Opposition watch: Barcelona bench Suárez and still score six

from Arsenal's opposition
Arsenal face FC Barcelona in the second leg of a Champions League last 16 tie on Wednesday and we can only hope to fare...

Stat: Arsenal trouble Bayern more than anyone has troubled Pep before

Arsenal stats
Not only did Arsenal beat Bayern Munich on Tuesday night, but it was fully deserved. Stats only tell part of a story; it's possible to...

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?

Who could Arsenal face in the Champions League?

By Thursday evening, Arsenal will know who they face in the group stage of the 2014/15 Champions League, and it is expected to be...

Arsenal get decent Champions League group

The draw for this year's Champions League took place in Monaco on Thursday and it has been relatively kind to Arsenal.

Wenger insists Arsenal have learnt from European failures and can strike...

Since being knocked out of the Champions League by Barcelona in 2011, Arsenal have committed the same errors in every single European campaign. The first...

Match report: Giroud hat-trick keeps Arsenal in the Champions League

Not a big game player, they said, but Olivier Giroud netted his first Arsenal hat-trick to send the Gunners into the knockout rounds of...

Opposition watch: Barça hit Neville’s Valencia for seven

With our first leg against Barcelona under three weeks away, let's have a look at how they're getting on. Ah, well, they're pretty great. After winning...

Arsenal better than Chelsea says PSG star

Arsenal will pose a tougher test for Paris Saint-Germain than Chelsea have in previous seasons, according to defensive midfielder Thiago Motta.

Count on Campbell? Arsenal predicted XI v Bayern Munich

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal's double-header against Bayern Munich comes to a conclusion this week and things are a little bit different than they were just a couple...

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’.

Arsenal midfielder salutes depth in attack

Seven goals and two wins from two away games, it's been a good week to be an Arsenal fan. The Gunners followed up success in...

Midfielder wants to win the title after first Arsenal goal

A 3-1 defeat at Camp Nou on Wednesday sent Arsenal out of the Champions League but the season isn't over yet. The tie against Barcelona...

Pictures: Two injured Arsenal stars train with first team

Arsenal treatment room
Mikel Arteta and Laurent Koscielny were pictured training with the first team ahead of their showdown with Barcelona on Wednesday night. Arteta returned to full...

Wenger explains Arsenal players dressing room reaction

Arsenal's 3-2 loss to Olympiacos came as a huge shock and a massive disappointment inside the dressing room, as well as on the terraces. That's...

Arsenal fan Serge Aurier to miss PSG Champions League opener

PSG’s Serge Aurier, who is a massive Arsenal fan, will not be fit to face the Gunners when they travel to Paris next week to get their Champions League campaign under way.

Will the curse of Arsenal’s third kit strike again against Olympiacos?

Magic doesn't exist. I know that's hard to take, and probably not one to share with any kids you might own/disown at a time when...