Welbeck wants win against Chelsea to keep up momentum

Danny Welbeck wants Arsenal to keep their late 2016/17 momentum going by beating Chelsea on Sunday.

FA announce new penalty format for Community Shield

The FA have announced a new penalty format for the Community Shield match between Arsenal and Chelsea on Sunday, should the game be tied after 90 minutes.

Why pre-season is always a positive, regardless of the results

Quite a few Arsenal fans weren’t happy with our loss to Sevilla in the Emirates Cup and seemed disgusted with our 3-0 loss to Chelsea a week earlier.

Arsenal boosted ahead of Community Shield clash after Conte admission

Antonio Conte of Chelsea
Antonio Conte has admitted that his Chelsea side are 'tired' ahead of their Community Shield clash with Arsenal.

Chelsea ‘ready’ to face Arsenal says Courtois

Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois insists that the Blues are 'ready' to face Arsenal in the Community Shield.

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s 2-1 loss against Sevilla

It might only be pre-season but it's never pleasant to lose, is it?

Player focus: Ox shines despite Arsenal’s loss to Sevilla

Despite Arsenal losing 2-1 in the Emirates Cup to Sevilla, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was one of the best players on the pitch.

The good, bad and sort your hair out Arsenal player ratings...

Arsenal won the Emirates Cup despite losing to Sevilla and here are the Arsenal player ratings. There were certainly a number of concerns raised - like will the midfield be more solid by next week - but how did the players get on individually?

Fans react as Lacazette scores to help Arsenal win Emirates Cup...

Alexandre Lacazette
Sevilla gave Arsenal a far tougher test on Sunday compared to Benfica in the Gunners' second Emirates Cup clash.

Player focus: Arsenal fans quick to judge as Lacazette makes Emirates...

Despite Alexandre Lacazette barely playing quarter of an hour against Benfica, Arsenal fans have already made up their minds about the former Lyon striker.

Kolasinac announces himself at Arsenal: Player ratings v Benfica

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Arsenal thrashed Benfica in their opening Emirates Cup game in what was the most enjoyable game of pre-season so far. So how did the players do? Here are their player ratings

Can we play you every week: Arsenal fans react to emphatic...

Arsenal beat Benfica
Despite a bit of a defensively dodgy first half, Arsenal managed to romp to a comfortable win over Benfica in the Emirates Cup.

Walcott targeting Emirates Cup win to set up season

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott has said that winning the Emirates Cup could help Arsenal get off to a quick start this season.

Arsene Wenger happy after missing this last season

With the Emirates Cup taking place this weekend, Arsene Wenger claims that he's happy to have it back.

Gibbs, Debuchy, Jenkinson, Reine-Adelaide and Akpom to be involved in Boreham...

Several first-team players are set to feature in an Arsenal XI team to play Boreham Wood tomorrow.

Wenger admits using Chelsea to test youngsters

Arsene Wenger has admitted he deliberately played a number of players with no experience in certain positions to see how they coped with it against Chelsea.

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s uninspiring 3-0 loss to Chelsea

Apart from the fact that Arsenal need to go back to the drawing board on a number of issues ahead of the new season, what else did we learn from the Gunners' 3-0 pre-season loss against Chelsea?

Nowhere near ready: Arsenal player ratings v Chelsea

Although it was only a pre-season match, some form of cohesion would have been nice.

Arsenal fans frustrated after pre-season Chelsea thumping

Well that could have gone better...

Wenger reveals exactly what's at stake against Chelsea

Arsene Wenger insists that Arsenal's pre-season clash against Chelsea on Saturday is far more than just a friendly.

Arsenal boost: Key man gives positive injury update ahead of Chelsea...

Laurent Koscielny has given a positive injury update ahead of Arsenal's pre-season clash against Chelsea at the Bird's Nest Stadium in Bejing.

Cech refuses to lift pre-season trophy

Petr Cech had some wise words for the younger Arsenal players following their win over Bayern Munich on Wednesday.

Petr Cech on Arsenal's pre-season sickness bug

According to Petr Cech, it'll take more than dodgy stomachs to derail Arsenal's pre-season tour.

Pictures: Arsenal’s penalty shoot-out win over Bayern

Arsenal continued their pre-season preparations with a penalty shoot-out win over Bayern Munich.

Arsenal star reveals penalty secrets after heroics in shoot-out victory over...

Emiliano Martinez was the hero after saving two penalties to help Arsenal to a shoot-out victory against Bayern and revealed his secrets to such success with spot-kicks.

Why we didn't see much of Giroud, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Kolašinac, Walcott,...

Arsene Wenger
Arsène Wenger revealed the Arsenal players suffered with food poisoning in Wednesday's penalty shootout win with Bayern Munich.

Iwobi tweets after scoring late goal in Bayern stalemate

Alex Iwobi was pleased with Arsenal's penalty shoot-out win against Bayern Munich.

With goals: Arsenal school Bayern at penalties after late Iwobi goal...

Arsenal beat Bayern on penalties, after a late header from Alex Iwobi ensured the two sides were level after normal time.

Giroud dropped, Lacazette starts for Arsenal v Bayern Munich

Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette will start this afternoon’s International Champions Cup clash with Bayern Munich.

Ancelotti reveals talks with Wenger

Ahead of today’s friendly between Bayern Munich and Arsenal at the Shanghai Stadium, both managers have been holding talks.

Arsenal manager admits "players have suffered"

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been pleased by the Gunners’ first-half of the pre-season tour in Australia, but is now bracing himself for the biggest challenge in China.

Match Preview: Arsenal vs Bayern Munich – Team news, where to...

Arsenal play Bayern Munich in Shanghai on Wednesday in the third of their pre-season friendlies.

Video: More from Arsenal’s Shanghai fan party

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Mesut Ozil, Alexandre Lacazette, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Emi Martinez, Francis Coquelin and Nacho Monreal all attended an Arsenal fan party in China.

Pictures: Martinez, Monreal, Coquelin, Ozil, the Ox and Lacazette at Arsenal’s...

Hundreds of Chinese fans attended one of the more unique Arsenal fan parties in recent times.

Pictures: Arsenal continue training ahead of Bayern Munich clash

Arsenal continued their pre-season training in China ahead of tomorrow's game against Bayern Munich.

Giroud excited by “new adventure”

Olivier Giroud has flown to China with the rest of the Arsenal squad for their pre-season tour and he's rather excited.

ArsenalInSydney sees gate receipts over 1m

Thanks to Arsenal's pre-season matches in Sydney, ANZ Stadium's annual aggregate has risen to $1.14m.

Arsenal’s pre-season duties get weirder as squad lands in China

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Arsenal have landed in China and wasted no time getting stuck in to a bunch of weird pre-season duties.

Giroud’s comments on Lacazette may disprove fans’ theories of a dispute

Olivier Giroud praised Alexandre Lacazette after Arsenal's win over Western Sydney Wanderers, which may suggests fans' assumptions of a disliking between the two is untrue.

Pictures: Koscielny, Giroud and Elneny visit famous Yuyuan Garden

Arsenal players were working hard in training on Monday, but Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud and Mohamed Elneny found the time to visit the impressive Yuyuan Garden.

Pictures: Arsenal training hard ahead of Wednesday’s friendly against Bayern

The Arsenal squad continued their pre-season training in China ahead of Wednesday's game against Bayern Munich.

Wenger admits tactical focus will change v Chelsea and Bayern Munich

Arsène Wenger has talked about how the focus will change in the next couple of pre-season friendlies when Arsenal play against Bayern Munich and Chelsea.

Wenger admits being bewildered

Arsene Wenger has admitted that he was left bewildered and amazed by the vast crowds that turned up to watch Arsenal play during their time in Sydney.

Arsenal give Sydney FC parting gift

Arsenal have left Sydney with one last parting gift, after bringing a very successful tour of the city to a close.

Arsenal travel the furthest in pre-season, Burnley barely leave the country

The global appeal of Premier League football means more and more teams are travelling far and wide in pre-season to meet their fans, Arsenal more so than anyone.

Arsenal player focus: Unlikely hero excels in new position against Western...

Mohamed Elneny impressed everyone on Saturday with his display against Western Sydney Wanderers.

Arsenal player focus: Lacazette proves he's got it all against Western...

Despite appearing to have a quieter match compared to his debut on Thursday, Alexandre Lacazette simply displayed another strength against Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday.

Arsenal thank fans in Australia as new record is set

Arsenal took to Twitter to thank all the fans Down Under who turned out in huge numbers during their short tour of Sydney.

With goals: Arsenal fans rally behind Giroud as Gunners put 3...

Another pre-season match down and another win under Arsenal's belt.

3 return: How could Arsenal line-up against Western Sydney Wanderers?

Arsenal play their second friendly of pre-season against Western Sydney Wanders on Saturday.

Arsenal name their Man of the Match against Sydney

Arsenal’s Reiss Nelson was named Man of the Match for his performance in Thursday’s 2-0 pre-season friendly win over Sydney FC, in front of over 80,000 at the ANZ Stadium.

Lacazette Arsenal debut and goal: Personal highlights v Sydney FC

Alexandre Lacazette made his debut for Arsenal against Sydney FC on Thursday and promptly got himself on the Arsenal scoresheet.

Arsenal player ratings: Loving Lacazette as Walcott struggles & youngsters shine

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Arsenal defeated Sydney FC 2-0 on Thursday, thanks to goals from Per Mertesacker and Alexandre Lacazette.

Australian fans make their thoughts on Wenger perfectly clear in Thursday’s...

The fans in Sydney made their feelings pretty clear on Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger in the pre-match build up.

Arsenal player focus: Arsenal fans already loving Lacazette

Alexandre Lacazette made a very promising Arsenal debut in Thursday's pre-season friendly against Sydney FC.

Sydney goalkeeper full of praise for Arsenal after pre-season clash

One of the stars of Arsenal's opening pre-season match was Sydney FC goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne, who saved a penalty in the game and could have joined the Gunners in the past.

Video: Arsenal manager's post-match interview after pre-season win over Sydney

Arsene Wenger addressed the press after Arsenal's 2-0 victory over Syndey FC and was full of praise for his younger players after a fine showing at the ANZ Stadium.

Lacazette in action: His Arsenal debut and celebration in photos

Alexandre Lacazette made his Arsenal debut against Sydney and promptly opened his Gunners scoring account with a tidy sidefooted finish.

Lacazette in love with his new Arsenal shirt as he makes...

Alexandre Lacazette is a big fan of his new Arsenal shirt and couldn't contain his excitement ahead of his debut at the ANZ Stadium.

With goals: Lacazette scores as Arsenal kick-off pre season with a...

Arsenal defeated Sydney FC 2-0 in their first pre-season friendly, thanks to goals from Per Mertesacker and Alexandre Lacazette.

Lacazette benched as youngsters get the nod for Arsenal v Sydney

Alexandre Lacazette will start on the bench as the youngsters get a game against Sydney FC.

How Arsenal might line up against Sydney FC

Arsenal's first pre-season game is a friendly against Sydney FC at 11am and we're taking a look at how the team might line up.

Pictures: Arsenal travel to Sydney’s Taronga Zoo

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Arsenal have kicked off their pre-season tour with a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo.

More pictures of pre-season tour: Arsenal players taking selfies

The Arsenal players jetted off to Sydney on Sunday night and therefore had a little bit of spare time to update their social media.

Behind the scenes footage from Arsenal’s flight to Sydney

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Arsene Wenger and his 25-man Arsenal squad are officially on their pre-season tour after jetting off to Australia on Sunday evening.

Arsenal announce 25-man squad for pre-season tour

Arsenal have named the 25 players travelling to Australia to start their two-week pre-season tour of Sydney, Shanghai and Beijing.

Bayern Munich reveal squad for Arsenal pre-season game & others

Bayern Munich have released their squad for their summer tour when they will face Arsenal.

Arsenal forward 'excited' for pre-season as comments hint where future lies

Olivier Giroud has revealed his excitement ahead of next week's pre-season tour in Sydney, citing his fond memories of matches against Australia at international level and the chance to meet Arsenal fans as the reason he 'can't wait'.

All you need to know about Arsenal’s clash with Sydney FC

With Arsenal's first pre-season clash against Sydney FC set to take place in just five day's time, we look at all you need to know about the match.

The unknown links between Arsenal and Sydney FC

Arsenal's pre-season tour is fast approaching, and with the first stop on that tour being Sydney, today we're looking at the links between Arsenal and Sydney FC you may not know about.

Arsenal’s Australia schedule published

Arsenal will embark on their tour of Australia next week to play two friendlies and participate in a number of events.

Midfielder 'excited' as agent confirms he'll train with Arsenal first team...

Kelechi Nwakali's advisor, Allwell Nwakali, has confirmed that the midfielder will be training with Arsenal's first team in pre-season this summer.

Arsenal kick-off times for Australia tour confirmed

Arsenal's kick-off times for their pre-season Australia tour have been confirmed.

Mesut Ozil gives clear indication where his future lies

Mesut Ozil has potentially given a clear indication of where his future lies as he prepares for pre-season with Arsenal.

Nacho Monreal: I’m very happy to go there

Nacho Monreal is excited to visit Australia for Arsenal's pre-season tour in July.

Wenger on Australia tour and Arsenal’s ‘dark work’ in the transfer...

Arsene Wenger has described his excitement ahead of friendlies against Sydney and WS Wanderers this summer.

Arsenal star's reps clarify early training return story

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Theo Walcott has not returned to training early in order to reclaim his starting spot at Arsenal despite the Mirror reporting otherwise. However, Theo's representatives tell...

Who will Arsenal play in preseason, when and where?

With one season over and another new one soon to start, we have a look at where Arsenal will play during their pre-season preparations.

Sol Campbell and Freddie Ljungberg promote Arsenal’s pre-season tour in Sydney

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Legend Freddie Ljungberg and Sol Campbell both visited Sydney recently to promoted Arsenal's pre-season tour.

Arsenal to face Bayern Munich and Chelsea in preseason

Arsenal must really be gluttons for punishment as they line up to face Bayern Munich in pre-season in Singapore ahead of the new campaign.

Watch: New signing excites Arsenal fans during pre-season

Despite only signing for us weeks ago, Granit Xhaka has slotted into the Arsenal team as if he was always meant to be there.

Quick watch: All Arsenal’s preseason goals.

Pre-season is finally over and it's all eyes ahead for the start of a new Premier League season with a mouth watering fixture against Liverpool on the horizon for Arsenal. Watch all the goals here.

Quick watch: Arsenal 3 Manchester City 2 highlights

Chuba Akpom set to leave Arsenal on loan
Arsenal’s final pre-season game against Manchester City all became a little pointless when Gabriel was crippled in the final moments of the game.

Sunday Arsenal recap: Lacazette injured, Liverpool latest + bitter-sweet Manchester City...

On Sunday, we shifted our attention over the Liverpool after they beat Barcelona 4-0 and, as always, delved into the biggest transfer rumours so you don't have to.

Wenger downplays Gabriel injury but fans fear the worst

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After Gabriel went in for a challenge during Arsenal 3-2 win over Manchester City and he didn't get up, fans instantly feared the worst.

Player ratings: Arsenal's young guns fire home as Gunners beat Manchester...

Alex Iwobi what once again fantastic during Arsenal's 3-2 win over Manchester City.

Result: Arsenal come from behind to beat Manchester City but lose...

Arsenal came from 1-0 down to beat Manchester City 3-1 in their final pre-season match before the Premier League starts.

Official teams: Manchester City v Arsenal

Arsenal team news
Arsenal face Manchester City in the final clash of their pre-season tour before the Premier League kicks off against Liverpool on August 14th.

Wenger confirms three key players are fit to play Manchester City

Arsene Wenger has ridden in on his white horse and delivered the news that we've all been waiting for... no, not THAT news, we haven't signed a striker yet, but Alexis Sanchez, Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka are all fit and set to play against Manchester City.

Look: Wenger given impressive gift by opposition manager

No one could have predicted that we would see Arsene Wenger holding a massive silver sword, gifted to him by the manager of a Norwegian team called Viking FK, and thrusting it in the air proudly. Yet here we are.

Rewatch: Arsenal’s Grateful Eight against Vikings SK

On Friday night Arsenal spanked eight past Vikings SK and fans were very happy. Relive it because it's fun.

'Arsenal shouldn't take much from 8-0 scoreline'

Arsene Wenger spoke after Arsenal's emphatic 8-0 win over Norwegian club Viking FK on Friday night and insisted that right now he's looking at the quality of our play and physical fitness, rather than the scoreline.

Friday Arsenal recap – New signing, the latest on Griezmann and...

Friday was a comparatively jam-packed day with deals happening left, right and centre, as well as the usual gossip-guff.

Player ratings v Viking FK: Campbell, Cazorla and Oxlade-Chamberalin all shine...

Another pre-season win for Arsenal against Viking FK saw moments of brilliance from a few Gunners.

Result: Arsenal hammer Vikings (with goal videos)

Another pre-season game, another Arsenal win, although this one against Viking FK was far more promising than the others.

Official teams: Viking FK v Arsenal

Arsenal team news
After beating Chivas 3-1 during their US tour, Arsenal will be hoping to add another win to the pre-season tally.

Arsenal fans elated after two key players return to training

The Arsenal squad have been joined by Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey ahead of our pre-season Viking match.

Long read: Chivas victory shows Arsenal what they’ve been missing

Yes. I am one of those weirdo's that stayed up to watch a 3-1 win in a meaningless pre-season friendly that didn't finish until 4am UK time. And it was worth it.

Watch: Arsenal 3 Chivas 1 highlights

Arsenal beat Chivas 3-1 in the early hours of Monday morning, but like most of you, we missed it because we were asleep.

Wenger concern over Oxlade-Chamberlain’s knee after brilliant solo goal

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain grabbed his second goal of pre-season with a splendid solo effort against Chivas Guadalajara in the early hours of Sunday morning but everything may not be OK with his knee.

Wenger admits star midfielder may not be fit for Liverpool

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Santi Cazorla may not be fit enough to face Liverpool on the opening day of the season as the midfielder continues to recover fully from a knee injury that wrecked last season for him.

Wenger hails ‘ideal’ win as Holding scores [with goal videos]

Arsene Wenger has hailed Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Chivas Guadalajara in the early hours of Monday morning as the ‘ideal preparation’ ahead of the new season.

Analysis: Rob Holding shows exactly why Arsenal purchased him

Rob Holding
When the deal was initially announced, it was met with surprised eyebrows from supporters and critics alike, but he has already impressed.

Arsenal's new signing admits to pre-match 'jitters'

Rob Holding
Rob Holding played his first game for Arsenal against the MLS All-Stars on Friday and although he performed well, he admitted that he did suffer from some pre-match 'jitters'.

Wenger hails two new signings

Arsene Wenger has hailed his two new signings, Granit Xhaka and Rob Holding, following Arsenal's pre-season win over the MLS All-Stars.

What we learnt: Arsenal vs MLS All-Stars

As Stephen Bradley already wrote this morning, we shouldn't read too much into what was partly an exhibition game for the MLS and partly an exercise in developing match fitness for Arsenal.

Arsenal man: It was bigger than I expected!

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain expressed his surprise at the magnitude of Arsenal's clash against the MLS All-Stars after the Gunners won 2-1.

Player ratings v MLS All-Stars – Xhaka shines as Wilshere disappoints

It was an okay game with an okay result with Granit Xhaka integrating into the team straight away and others not showing up.

Arsenal man: It was tough

Despite beating the MLS All-Stars 2-1, Arsene Wenger admitted that it was a tough victory due to Arsenal's difficult training regime.

Report: Drogba scores routine goal but Arsenal clinch win

Before we get to covering how this match played out, a number of qualifiers have to be pointed out in order to put everyone's performance into perspective.

‘MLS very close to Premier League standard’ – Walcott

Theo Walcott has said that the MLS is close to Premier League standard as he tries to lead the Arsenal charm offensive in America by saying things we all think isn’t true.

Monday recap: Boys in the USA, Lacazette update, Inter inquiry +...

Monday saw the Gunners jet off to the USA, as well as more developments in a few transfer stories.

Look: Arsenal key man out for five months

Per Mertesacker
Arsenal have embarked on their US tour but they're missing a vital person: our rumoured new captain, Per Mertesacker.

9 Arsenal youngsters rated after Lens

Plenty of youngsters were given some minutes during our 1-1 pre-season draw against Ligue 2 side Lens on Friday evening, so how did they do?

Wenger ‘cautious’ over midfielder’s knee + we found Gabriel

Arsene Wenger admitted he is still ‘cautious’ about Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain’s return from another serious knee injury after their 1-1 draw with Lens while Arsenal fans are wondering what has happened to Gabriel.

Friday recap: Arsenal announce new signing, Lacazette update, unsettled Bellerin +...

Since we love a Friday announcement, Arsenal chose today to confirm the signing of Rob Holding. Oh yeah, and we played RC Lens.

Result: Arsenal draw against Ligue 2 opposition in pre-season opener

Arsenal drew against Ligue 2 RC Lens in our pre-season opener but there's no need to overreact - we're fine.

Official teams: RC Lens v Arsenal

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Arsenal have traveled to France for the first match of their pre-season to play against Ligue 2 club RC Lens.

Look: Arsenal man glad to be back training

Petr Cech is 'glad to be back' training at London Colney ahead of our pre-season match against RC Lens on Friday.

'He's the star' - Arsenal defender hails Spaniard ahead of pre-season...

While most of the Arsenal squad are relishing the chance to face Didier Drogba in our clash against the MLS All-Stars in the USA, Nacho Monreal is looking forward to playing against another player.

Embarrassment for Liverpool and Chelsea legends left out of MLS squad...

When Arsenal travel to the States in pre-season they will play an MLS All Star team that will *not* feature either Steven Gerrard or Frank Lampard.

Exclusive Infographic: Arsenal’s Preseason Fixtures

Can you believe it's already time for preseason?

Lens announce Arsenal friendly

Arsenal will apparently face Lens in a friendly on 22nd July according to teh French club.

Ticket release date announced for Arsenal v Manchester City friendly

In addition to travelling to the States this summer, Arsenal will be heading Scandinavia to play games in both Norway and Sweden.

Fans in America to get taste of Premier League ticket prices...

Arsenal will spend part of their pre-season in this States this year where they will play two friendly matches and tickets for one of...

Arsenal set for pre-season in Sydney, Australia

Arsenal look set to play part of their 2017/18 pre-season in Australia. There had been rumours that the Gunners would travel down under before this...

Eating habits of football stars

by Winnie O'Blindt There’s not much longer to wait until the Premier League returns and the Arsenal squad’s pre-season campaign got underway earlier this month. They have...

Crucial questions left unanswered for Arsenal after Emirates Cup

With another pre-season trophy in the bag, pre-season has gone well, but what have we learnt about Arsenal from the Emirates Cup weekend? With Arsenal...

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s pre-season

by Nia Griffiths The Arsenal squad have now returned from their pre-season in Singapore where we won our first piece of silverware for the 2015/16...

Arsenal fans play the waiting game

by Stephen Bradley For the last few years, July has often been an awkward time for Arsenal fans. For almost a decade, we had to sit...

Devastating blow for Shawcross as Arsenal escape clash with Stoke

by Helen Trantum Football is back! Arsenal beat a select Singapore XI 4-0 on Wednesday afternoon in the Barclays Asia Trophy, with Chuba Akpom notching a hattrick...

Arsene Wenger looking to go unbeaten

by Lee Hurley Arsene Wenger is targeting perfect pre-season with the Gunners to get their real season off to the best possible start. Currently in Singapore...

Manchester United-supporting keeper expecting Arsenal onslaught

by Lee Hurley Arsenal get their pre-season underway with a game against a Singapore XI and their goalkeeper is expecting to have his hands full. Speaking...

Ox wants Premier League test in Asia

by Lewis Ambrose The Barclays Asia Trophy sees Arsenal enter for the first time this summer, with the pre-season tournament taking place in Singapore. On Wednesday...