Here's Wednesday's news and gossip from the Goonerverse.
Hector Bellerin played the full 90 minutes as Spain's u21s smashed San Marino 6-0.
To the surprise of Arsenal fans everywhere, and half of Spain, Hector Bellerin was named on the bench while Juanfran was handed a start for their first game of the tournament.
Struggling for minutes at Arsenal but playing regularly for England u21s, what next for Calum Chambers? So far this season Chambers has played just 324...
Dimitri Payet left the pitch in tears on Friday night as he was subbed having won the opening game for France with an absolute screamer. So how did Olivier say thank you to his team mate?
If you thought Arsenal triggering Jamie Vardy's release clause was just one massive bit of banter, then hop off the banter bus because the Ornacle has spoken and it's true!
A 0-0 draw against Israel sees Aaron Ramsey's Wales miss out on Euro 2016 qualification. Rambo started for Wales in the Group B stalemate, which...
After scoring a brace for England on Saturday, Theo Walcott revealed he's delighted to help his national team qualify for Euro 2016. A 6-0 win...
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Arsenal star Mesut Özil capped a superb season with another assist on Sunday afternoon, but he's still going to leave fans sweating on his future.
Laurent Koscielny has spoken to the French media following France's 3-0 win over Scotland and admitted that he's happy with his contribution.
Granit Xhaka is on his way to France for Euro 2016 with his Swiss team-mates, including Arsenal target, Ricardo Rodriguez.
According to Reuters, Jack Wilshere is confident that he will be included in Roy Hodgson’s England squad for the Euro’s this summer despite only playing six minutes of competitive football this season.
Mesut Ozil has, apparently, growled a response when asked about Jerome Boateng’s comments that claimed Germany were not good enough in the final third during their goalless draw with Poland on Thursday night.
Arsenal's Jack Wilshere has set his sights on a place at Euro 2016 after returning to first team action on Sunday afternoon.
With all 24 squads now confirmed for the Euros, let’s take a look at the Arsenal interest at this summer’s tournament.
Aaron Ramsey has revealed that he has no complaints about the yellow card he received during Wales' 3-1 win against Belgium and that he knew straight away.
Mesut Ozil started for Germany as they got their Euros off to the best possible start with a win over Ukraine in Lille and grabbed a late assist despite being quiet for most of the game.
David Ornstein, a.k.a. The Ornacle, hath spoken once again and he is standing by the claim that Jamie Vardy will reach a decision on whether he joins Arsenal or not later today (Monday).
Looking forward to the final Premier League game of the season, there was plenty of Euro 2016 talk for Arsène Wenger to sink his teeth into.
Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny suffered a huge disappointment at the hands of Portugal in the Euro final.
Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has suffered a setback in training and has been ruled out of this summer's European Championships.
Hector Bellerin was on the bench for the entire match... again.
Hector Bellerin has been speaking to the media in Spain and his comments have left enough space for just about every dodgy media outlet in the country to misrepresent them.
Poland named a provisional squad for Euro 2016 on Thursday and Wojciech Szczesny made the cut.
Aaron Ramsey has made it through to the quarter-finals of the Euros with Wales but they needed an own goal to seal the win over Northern Ireland.
Wales lost 2-0 in Bosnia on Saturday evening, but midfielder Aaron Ramsey was still celebrating at the final whistle. Cyprus beat Israel in the European...
Jack Wilshere has been looking lively in England training this week and by 'lively' I mean he's still in one piece.
French defender Mathieu Debuchy has been ruled out of Euro 2016 with a thigh injury just hours before Didier Deschamps names his France squad.
Mesut Ozil has given a huge indicator that he'll be signing a new deal with Arsenal by urging his German compatriots to join the Premier League.
Petr Cech will become the most capped player in Czech history should he play in their friendly against Malta on Friday.
As expected, Mesut Özil has been called up to the Germany squad for Euro 2016.
Mesut Ozil started for Germany as they struggled to create anything of note and drew 0-0 with Poland.
A brace from Olivier Giroud and another from Laurent Koscielny saw France defeat Scotland 3-0 as they get ready to host the Euros that get underway on Friday.
With the international break in full swing, we thought it timely to take a look at Arsenal players in and how they got on in Euro 2012.
Watford midfielder, Valon Behrami, has sung his Swiss compatriot, Granit Xhaka's praises.
Both Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud refused to put on their Euro runners-up medals after losing 1-0 to Portugal in the final.
Hector Bellerin was a halftime substitute in Spain’s last game before the Euros but could not stop his side losing, embarrassingly, to Georgia.
Alan Shearer has slammed England manager, Roy Hodgson, for picking Jack Wilshere to start in the Three Lions' humiliating 2-1 defeat to Iceland.
Olivier Giroud has hit back at his critics who still think he’s a donkey despite scoring eight in his last eight games for France with a better record than Karim Benzema for his country.
Olivier Giroud could be set to miss out on France's Euro semi-final clash against Germany on Thursday through injury.
Granit Xhaka is already out there potentially tapping up new players for Arsenal.
Mesut Ozil might get a lot of stick from people in England, but he’s still one of the best supported players in the world.
Jack Wilshere got a rusty run-out for England v Slovakia, while Aaron Ramsey was Wales' key player against Russia.
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud may be struggling to find form but he is still looking forward to representing France at Euro 2016 this summer.
Olivier Giroud will be fit to face Ireland in the last 16 of the Euros after being ‘manipulated’ by physios.
Despite scoring two goals in as many games in Euro 2016, Arsene Wenger insists that Dimitri Payet hasn't always been this consistent.
Granit Xhaka made his first competitive appearance as an Arsenal player when Switzerland beat Albania 1-0 on Saturday. Watch his impressive performance here.
Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny both featured in France's 3-2 win over Cameroon, with the big striker even scoring.
Jack Wilshere was given his first start of the Euros against Slovakia and his lack of playing time showed.
Petr Cech has shared a - quite frankly - genius training technique on his Twitter account.
Olivier Giroud, take a bow. The Frenchman was crucial in his country's 5-2 quarter-final win over Iceland, bagging two goals and an assist.
Granit Xhaka, once again, put in a superb performance for Switzerland in their 1-1 draw against Romania.
Mesut Ozil was brilliant again during Germany's 1-0 win over Northern Ireland; Wojciech Szczesny didn't feature for Poland due to a thigh injury.
Hector Bellerin was, once again, an unused sub in Spain's 2-0 loss against Italy in the Euros.
A Wojciech Szczesny-less Poland were knocked out of the Euros by Cristiano Ronaldo and co, but they needed penalties to do it.
Aaron Ramsey played the full 90 as Wales frustrated Englspurs in France on Thursday.
Arsenal players Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud have been selected by manager Didier Deschamps to represent France at Euro 2016.
Mesut Ozil has revealed that finishing above Tottenham was a 'nice end to the campaign but that he would have preferred to win the league.
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere came through 66 minutes unscathed as England beat Turkey on Sunday evening. Though he only managed to start one Premier League...
Vicente Del Bosque has named his 25-man squad for Euro 2016 and has not included an Arsenal player.
Before I start this I’m going to be honest – I couldn’t have cared less about what was going on in the world of...
Here's a look at what happened in the Goonerverse on Tuesday.
On Friday, Wales once again made history by beating Belgium 3-1 and progressing to the Euro semi-finals. However, Aaron Ramsey's second yellow card in five games means he misses the match against Portugal and Twitter was not happy.
Wojciech Szczesny will be heartbroken after being ruled out of Poland's next Euro clash against Germany on Thursday.
Chris Coleman has hit out at Arsene Wenger for selecting Aaron Ramsey against Liverpool which saw the midfielder pick up an injury that has ruled him out for Wales’ upcoming international game (and, you know, some games for the club that actually pays his wages).
Petr Cech and Tomas Rosicky played the full 90 minutes as they lost their final game, against the Republic of Korea, in the run-up to the Euros which get underway on Friday.
Despite losing 2-0 to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Wales qualified for Euro 2016 on Saturday - their first tournament for 57 years. Wales progress to Euro 2016 in France with...
Aaron Ramsey can't wait for Wales' international match against Andorra on Tuesday. Wales qualified from their group for Euro 2016 along with Belgium, despite losing...
Iceland have knocked England out of the Euros and progressed to the quarter-finals.
Jamie Vardy has revealed that he has no problem ‘shutting out’ the transfer speculation surrounding his future as he concentrates on the Euros with England.
Liverpool have reportedly offered Jamie Vardy £140k per week which is £20k more than Arsenal but look set to come unstuck as his release clause is only available to clubs in the Champions League.
Granit Xhaka and his Switzerland team-mates have been knocked out of this summer's European Championships, following a nerve-racking defeat on penalties against a well-drilled Poland side in the first knockout fixture of the tournament.
It looks as if Spanish national team manager, Vicente del Bosque, has put his faith in Hector Bellerin after the 21-year-old made his first appearance for the senior squad on Sunday.
Chris Willock has been called up to the England u19 squad for their double header against the Netherlands and Belgium in September.
Having been booed, heavily criticised and had his selection for the competition questioned, Olivier Giroud showed actual mental strength on a night that he, more than anyone, needed to be.
Originally produced for St Patrick's Day, with the Euros in full swing, we thought we'd revisit Arsenal's historic Irish connections, this time in an updated version in audio format.
It's the news we were all dreading: Tomas Rosicky is injured again and has been ruled out of the rest of Euro 2016.
In the build-up to Wales v Slovakia it was most certainly the Gareth Bale show as far the BBC were concerned, but there were a few other players involved, one of them even plays for Arsenal.
Aaron Ramsey has confirmed that he will miss the first few weeks of Arsenal's new season because he needs to rest.
As the Euros get ready to start, many people haven’t realised that there have been a host of rule changes. Here are 11 of the 95 changes so you know what’s going on at least some of the time (although some are quite ridiculous)
Tomas Rosicky looks like he could have played his last game at this year’s competition after doing his hamstring in the Czech Republic’s dramatic 2-2 draw with Croatia.
Daily Cannon spent Monday basking in the ambiance of Alexis Sanchez's Copa America win with Chile, as well as sifting through the usual gossip.
With the Euros underway and Arsenal players to focus on, it seems as if the transfer gossip mill is taking a little break. In fact,...
Mesut Ozil has hit back at his critics who have recently decided to regurgitate the 'body language' spiel.
Wales got to celebrate their Euro 2016 qualification with a 2-0 win over Andorra on Tuesday. Aaron Ramsey scored on the 50th minute to put...
Hector Bellerín has told UEFA that he would not have believed it possible that he would be at the Euros and that he found out he was included in the provisional squad through a relative who saw it on TV.
On Sunday, Petr Cech captained the Czech Republic's 2-1 win over Latvia, which saw them through to Euro 2016. Holland's 3-0 loss to Turkey means that the...
After England's embarrassing 2-1 defeat and elimination from the Euros at the hands of little ol' Iceland, and Roy Hodgson's resulting resignation, talk turned to who will take over; Ian Wright wasn't impressed with one particular name thrown into the hat.
Mama Xhaka opted for a shirt that blended both national flags of her sons in a manner reminiscent of half-and-half scarves.
Cesc Fabregas has praised his former team-mate, Petr Cech, ahead of Spain's Euro clash against the Czech Republic.
It looks like the lessons from the past have not been learnt, as there has been reports of trouble on Thursday night in Marseille.
Good ol' Dave Ospina pulled off a brilliant save during Colombia's 3-1 win over Haiti.
With the season almost over, attention is beginning to turn to Euro 2016, which will take place in France this summer.
Granit Xhaka made his 44th international appearnce against Albania in Saturday's Group A encounter - but all of the pre-match analysis surrounded the sibling rivalry between...
Arsene Wenger insists that Jack Wilshere will be ready for Euro 2016.
Things have, perhaps not unexpectedly been a bit quite over the last few days. With no actual football to talk about and the UK tearing...
After Hector Bellerin (and Aaron Ramsey) were selected for Vogue's most stylish footballers at the Euros feature, we thought we'd take a look at some of the Spaniard's 'bolder' looks.
Wojciech Szczesny has received ultimately lad™ points after showing off his rather nasty-looking bruise on Instagram.
Arsenal target Granit Xhaka has admitted on Wednesday he is eager to learn where his future lies.
Granit Xhaka is set to face his brother, Taulant, when the Euros kick-off with Switzerland and Albania both in Group A.
Sam Allardyce has called Theo Walcott into his first England squad but has left Jack Wilshere and Alex Oxalde-Chamberlain out.
Currently on international duty with Switzerland, it seems as if Granit Xhaka has issued a statement saying he will do whatever he can to get to play for Kosovo.
It was all a bit quiet on the Arsenal-front on Sunday.
Starting an England game for the first time in nearly a year, Jack Wilshere came through 65 minutes on Sunday.
Aaron Ramsey put in a proper shift, once again, against Russia on Monday night.
One of the most exciting things about this year’s Euros is watching Granit Xhaka knowing that he’s an Arsenal player and Johan Djourou has said he'll fit in just right at Arsenal.
Despite it being quiet on the news front, the rumour mill has started spinning again and it's been spitting out some familiar names.
With just one game on Monday featuring Arsenal players to entertain us, a little more gossip than we’ve had lately creeped into the equation.
Petr Cech took 20 minutes out of his pre-euro preparation to spend time signing autographs and posing with photos after training.
Robert Pires and Robbie Fowler have both tweeted Aaron Ramsey with congratulations for Wales' 3-1 win over Belgium and progression to the Euro semi-finals.
After crating a fuss by taking a player to the Euros who had hardly kicked a ball for his club all season, Roy Hodgson confounded people further by leaving him on the bench.
Mesut Ozil and new boy Granit Xhaka have been named in the top ten best performing players at this year's Euros so far.
Jack Wilshere has been named in the England squad for Euro 2016 and looks set to end the summer having played considerably more minutes for his country than his club.
When the England manager calls and tells you you’re going to the Euros to represent your country even though you’ve played just five minutes of football all season, what do you do?
When the German national team was announced, the biggest shock, after the exclusion of Marco Reus (before people knew he was injured), was the inclusion of former Arsenal joker, Lukas Podolski.
Aaron Ramsey was Wales' key man in his country's 3-0 win against Russia.
Stoke's Xherdan Shaqiri has defended Granit Xhaka after the Arsenal midfielder blasted his penalty wide, costing his country a place in the quarter finals.
Everything worth talking about from Saturday.
Wojciech Szczesny is set to miss out on Poland's final Group C match against the Ukraine.
Granit Xhaka picked up another red card (two yellows) for his country as Switzerland beat Portugal 2-0 on Tuesday night.
Wayne Rooney has returned the favour and heaped praise onto England team-mate, Jack Wilshere.
Aaron Ramsey's Welsh side have qualified for Euro 2016 despite losing to Bosnia on Saturday night. A 2-0 defeat wasn't enough worry Wales, as Israel...
We're only a few days into June and already we have reports of a second Arsenal transfer on the verge of being completed.
Alex Song claims his wife once told him to dye his hair blonde so he would stand out more on the pitch (she should have told him to be better at football as that would have worked too) and it seems as if Aaron Ramsey has followed suit.
Tomas Rosicky will not be hanging up his boots despite leaving Arsenal and heading to the Euros without a club.
Born in Caerphilly, South Wales, Aaron Ramsey is the eighth Welshman to play for Arsenal. Here are seven mildly interesting facts about his home town: Never mind...
Olivier Giroud was reportedly booed leaving the France national team's hotel on Monday.
The midfielder may be leaving Arsenal but he's far from retired.
Laurent Koscielny seems quite happy with the idea of Jamie Vardy rocking up at Arsenal next season as the captain-in-waiting sang his praises to the media.
Antoine Griezmann praised Olivier Giroud in France's press conference, describing his efforts on the pitch as 'unnoticed' by many.
Hector Bellerin has spoken about what an honour it is to represent Spain at the Euros this summer.
Granit Xhaka lined up alongside former Arsenal man Johan Djourou (Senderos was not included) as they defeated his brother’s Albania in the second game of this year’s Euros.
Olivier Giroud has confirmed that Jamie Vardy wants to join Arsenal in the world’s worst kept secret.
Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny both featured for France as they beat Ireland 2-1 to seal their place in the quarter-finals, with Oli putting in a great shift.
The draw was made for the Women's 2017 Euro's on Monday. The tournament will be held in the Netherlands and it will be the first...
It was an anticlimax, but France and Switzerland both progress to the final 16 of the Euros.
Laurent Kosicleny believes that some new players at Arsenal next season will allow the club to reach another level as they look to go one step further in the league than they did last season.
Wales kept their Euro fairytale alive with a brilliant win over one of the pre-tournament favourites, sending Belgium home and themselves into the semi-finals.
Wojciech Szczesny started in goal for Poland as they beat a stubborn Northern Ireland on Sunday afternoon.
Petr Cech is now the most-capped player in Czech history after being handed a start in their friendly against Malta.
Aaron Ramsey has admitted that he's enjoyed winding up his fellow Arsenal players over Wales' qualification to Euro 2016.
Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez has admitted that it would be ‘nice’ to play with Granit Xhaka at Arsenal and if he did move he knows his roommate would be sorted as he looks set to leave Wolfsburg.
As he gets ready to face Italy in Germany's Euro quarter final, Mesut Ozil has revealed a new ad for Adidas.
by Lee Hurley Lukas Podolski has been warned by Joachim Loew that he needs to be playing 30 or 40 matches a season if he...
A summer without the Premier League doesn't have to be football-less doom and gloom. Unless that's what you want, that is.
Jack Wilshere has shed light on some of his darker days on the sidelines, revealing that some days, he didn't feel like he'd ever be back but that's he's not afraid.
The huge Euro quarter-final clash between Germany and Italy was settled by penalties after the score remained 1-1 after regular and extra time.
A last minute penalty meant the Czech Republic managed to earn a point when no one thought they could.
Santi Cazorla has described Jack Wilshere as a 'joy to watch' recently while the 24-year-old is away in France for the Euros.
Despite both Granit Xhaka and Mesut Ozil putting in a decent shift during the Euros so far, they also have something else in common: they've both missed penalties.
With France struggling, again, to score goals and relying on a late winner, it was a frustrating night for Olivier Giroud against Albania on Wednesday.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that although Paul Pogba isn't currently meeting expectations with the France national team, his time will come.
Granit Xhaka, and his brother Taulant have revealed that they still give a whopping 80% of their wages to their parents.
Olivier Giroud was booed and scored a great goal playing for France in a friendly on Monday night.
Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny scored France’s three goals against Scotland, prompting us to use the headline ‘Arsenal thump Scotland’. And Olivier Giroud
After finally featuring heavily in an Arsenal game at the weekend, Jack Wilshere is hoping England boss Roy Hodgson names him in his Euro 2016 squad next week.
Hector Bellerin got his first start for the Spanish national side on Sunday against Bosnia and Herzegovina in his side's 3-1 win.
Aaron Ramsey has lost his last game ahead of the Euros as Wales crashed 2-0 to Sweden.
Although neither managed to score during France's 2-0 win over Albania, both Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny featured.
There are plenty of people voicing their displeasure at Jack Wilshere's inclusion in Roy Hodgson's England squad, including former Three Lions captain Alan Shearer.
Olivier Giroud is now a dead cert for France's Euro 2016 squad after it was confirmed that Karim Benzema won't be heading to the competition this summer.
Mesut Ozil started for Germany on Saturday as they defeated Hungary 2-0 in preparation for the Euros.
Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil have made Opta's best XI of the Euros.
Another day, another load of Euro action.
If you have a bit of some to kill between Euro 2016 matches, Paddy Power has come up with a nifty 'guess the player' game.
Kinder have released some special edition eggs ahead of the Euros this summer and Mesut Ozil’s face is one of the players that they’ve chosen to feature.
Granit Xhaka has no plans to shirk his penalty taking responsibilities despite missing for his country and costing them a place in the quarter finals in France.
Mesut Ozil has once again shown why he's a class above the rest by writing a heart-felt, touching caption on Instagram.
Mesut Özil missed out on German's 2-1 loss to Slovakia on Sunday.
Speaking to The Players’ Tribune, Jerome Boateng revealed that one of his biggest inspirations was Patrick Vieira when he was at Arsenal.
It's all a bit quiet on the Arsenal front at the moment but here's the latest news and gossip from Friday.
Jack Wilshere has hailed Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, pointing out how he's the Red Devils' best player and he can still perform.
It's been a tough season for Kieran Gibbs, but Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger is backing the defender to prove his worth before the end...
France were held to a poor 0-0 draw against Switzerland on Sunday night but still finished top of Group A, which was the main target. Laurent Koscielny started the game and played 90 minutes.
Hector Bellerin is 'ready' to face Estonia on Monday night after shaking off the ankle problem that saw him substituted in their win over San Marino.
It's understandable that, until we get to see Granit Xhaka play for Arsenal next season, Gooners everywhere are going to be on #XhakaWatch over the course of Euro 2016.
Let's have some fun!
Arsenal only have to look in the direction of a player and his leg will fall off (watch out, Jamie!) and it seems that this is exactly what has happened within hours of being linked with a £19.2m move for Atletico Madrid’s Yannick Carrasco.
Petr Cech played in goal for the Czech Republic as they defeated Russia 2-1 in Innsbruck.
After Germany's 3-0 win over Slovakia in the Euros on Sunday, Ian Wright revealed that he would have loved to play with Mesut Ozil and that he believes the midfielder can be the best no. 10 in the world.
Granit Xhaka thanked fans for their support after Switzerland beat Portugal 2-0 on Tuesday night in a match which saw the Arsenal man pick up another red card.
Olivier Giroud had a big hand to play in France's 2-1 win against Romania in the opening game of Euro 2016.
Petr Cech has said that being a genius does not help him in football as he can't stop goals with his IQ.
Olivier Giroud trained for France ahead of their last friendly before the Euros.
The cause, to me, is clear. It’s no coincidence.* Arsenal rarely get penalties in the Premier League, so it’s no surprise that they are rubbish at...
Helen joins Matthew to look at the Euros with apathy, find solace in 10 years of Theo, wonder where Elneny fits next season, and discuss Sergio Ramos' tackle.
All our Arsenal players, except for Hector Bellerin, have featured for their national teams in their opening matches of Euro 2016. Here's how we think they've rated so far.
World Cup winner Mesut Özil tasted international success during last summer's tournament in Brazil, and now he wants more. The German playmaker is targeting another...
Laurent Koscielny gave a long interview to l'Equipe prior to the 2016 Euros that the English media have only just picked up, here are some bits about defensive work and positioning.
Aaron Ramsey grabbed a vital assists as Wales beat Slovakia thanks to a Hal Robson-Kanu goal. Watch his hilights here.
On Thursday, France faced Germany in the semi-finals of the Euros and Olivier Giroud has admitted that they're all fully aware that the Germans are the favourites.