Arsenal star cleared to play Fulham as Gunners chase 9-in-a-row

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has recovered from his illness and will be fit enough to be included in Arsenal’s matchday squad for their game at Craven Cottage on Sunday.

Star dropped, Mkhitaryan to start, Aubameyang returns from illness: Predicted XI...

On Sunday, Arsenal travel to Craven Cottage, on the hunt for a ninth straight win in all competitions.

Arsenal will wear this kit against Fulham on Sunday

Arsenal will wear their away strip on Sunday afternoon when they face Fulham at Craven Cottage.

Arsenal star makes BBC Team of the Week

Mesut Ozil earned a spot in Garth Crooks BBC Team of the Week after his goal against Watford at the weekend but Crooks still managed to make himself sound like an ill-informed arse.

Qarabag v Arsenal: Where can you watch?

Arsenal face Qarabag and Fulham this week, but where can you watch the games if you aren’t going to be at them?

Liverpool sprint the most, Manchester United the least, where are Arsenal

We know Arsenal are running more under Unai Emery, so how did they do this weekend against Watford?

Arsenal fans admire Troy Deeney and want to sign him says...

Tony Gale suggested, with all seriousness, that Arsenal fans were showing their admiration when they sang 'Deeney, Deeney, what's the score' because they would really like him at the Emirates.

Striker to take injections to be fit for Arsenal v Watford

WATFORD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Troy Deeney of Watford applauds the fans after the Premier League match between Watford and Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road on December 26, 2016 in Watford, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)
Troy Deeney will take ‘an injection’ in order to ensure he’s fit to face Arsenal this weekend in a desperate bid to show he has ‘cajones’ of his own.

Stat shows the difference in starting Aubameyang and Lacazette together

CARDIFF, WALES - SEPTEMBER 02: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal (9) celebrates with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as he scores his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Arsenal FC at Cardiff City Stadium on September 2, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette both got on the scoresheet again as Arsenal beat Everton on Sunday at the Emirates and when that pair starts, Arsenal usually win.

£27.23m Everton new boy could make debut against Arsenal

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Everton’s manager Marco Silva refused to rule out handing Yerry Mina his debut on Sunday when the Toffees turn up in London to face Arsenal at Ashburton Grove.

Arsenal midfielder makes FIFA 19 Team of the Week

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Granit Xhaka made the FIFA 19 Team of the Week after his performance against Newcastle.

Curious Arsenal stat emerges after Newcastle win

Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery reacts during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on September 15, 2018. (Photo by Lindsey PARNABY / AFP)
The last time Arsenal failed to keep a cleansheet in their opening five matches of a league campaign was 1988 – but they went on to win the league that year.

Arsenal manager picks out 3 stars for praise

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 15: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal looks on ahead of the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on September 15, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Arsenal picked up their second away win of the season when they beat Newcastle United 2-1 on Saturday at St. James' Park.

What Arsenal's owner could learn from Newcastle United's

If fans are going to dislike you because you own their football club, there seems to be two ways to go about dealing with that.

Arsenal won't see justice from FA

At the time of writing, there has been no hint that Harry Arter will receive retrospective punishment for the dive he used to con Anthony Taylor against Arsenal on Sunday.

Why has Harry Arter not been charged by FA after Arsenal...

At the time of writing, there has been no hint that Harry Arter will receive retrospective punishment for the dive he used to con Anthony Taylor against Arsenal on Sunday.

Arsenal star named Premier League Player of the Weekend

CARDIFF, WALES - SEPTEMBER 02: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates as he scores his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Arsenal FC at Cardiff City Stadium on September 2, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Alexandre Lacazette was named ‘Player of the Weekend’ by the Guardian after the Frenchman’s stellar display against Cardiff on Sunday.

Arsenal manager admits 'It’s very important for me to continue doing...

CARDIFF, WALES - SEPTEMBER 02: Petr Cech of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Arsenal FC at Cardiff City Stadium on September 2, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
If you can’t teach an old dog new tricks then Unai Emery must be considering if it’s time to put Bernd Leno into the Arsenal goal as Petr Cech continues to struggle with the ball at his feet.

Arsenal’s win, Arter’s ban, Xhaka’s brain & other questions

CARDIFF, WALES - SEPTEMBER 02: Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal is faced by Junior Hoilett of Cardiff City during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Arsenal FC at Cardiff City Stadium on September 2, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Arsenal got their second win of the Unai Emery era as they made hard work of their game at Cardiff on Sunday afternoon.

Guendouzi's amazing reaction to Aubameyang's miss against Chelsea shows why fans...

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal chases the ball during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
As Pierre-Emerick Abameyang conspired to miss chances against Chelsea he's been scoring since he could walk, Matteo Guendouzi continued to cement his place as an Arsenal fans' favourite with his reaction to one of the forward's howlers.

Unai Emery tells Mesut Ozil exactly what he wants from him

Unai Emery has called on Mesut Ozil to be more demanding when it comes to wanting the ball.

Arsenal need extended therapy: Things we learned from the Manchester City...

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on August 12, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Starting a new season with a new manager against the only team to ever collect 100 Premier League points was a cruel twist from...

Manchester City explain what they expect from Arsenal

Valencia's coach Unai Emery (L) and Barcelona's coach Josep Guardiola react during the Spanish Cup second leg semi-final football match FC Barcelona vs Valencia CF on February 8, 2012 at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. AFP PHOTO / JOSE JORDAN
Manchester City are not quite sure what to expect when they rock up at the Grove to get their Premier League title defence underway and I, for one, couldn’t be happier with that.

Massive double Manchester City boost ahead of Arsenal game

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Raheem Sterling of Manchester City (L) celebrates scoring his sides third goal with Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City (R) during the Premier League match between Manchester City and AFC Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Kevin de Bruyne and Raheem Sterling are both available for selection after the pair returned from their post-World Cup vacation in ‘perfect condition’ for Sunday’s match.

Arsenal finally name their new captain

SINGAPORE - JULY 28: Unai Emery head coach of Arsenal interviews during the International Champions Cup match between Arsenal and Paris Saint Germain at the National Stadium on July 28, 2018 in Singapore. (Photo by Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images for ICC)
Arsenal will have five captains for the new season and Laurent Koscielny will captain the captains, making him the captain.

Referee announced for Arsenal’s season opener against Manchester City

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Referee Michael Oliver gestures during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on September 17, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Michael Oliver will take charge of Unai Emery’s first competitive match as Arsenal head coach on Sunday against Manchester City.

Fans warned about Huddersfield v Arsenal tickets

Huddersfield fans have been warned that they face losing their season ticket if they are caught selling their seat for Sunday’s game to Arsenal fans for a profit.

He showed strength and determination: Arsenal player ratings as they bury...

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says goodbye to the Arsenal fans after 22 years at the helm at the end of the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Arsenal thumped Burnley on Sunday to ensure Arsene Wenger's 606th and final home game as manager ended in the best way possible.

Predicted Arsenal 4-3-3 lineup for vital 6th place play-off with Burnley

Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (2nd L) reacts after Atletico equalize during the UEFA Europa League first leg semi-final football match between Arsenal and Atletico Madrid at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 26, 2018. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP)
As far as games go, it’s fair to say that Sunday’s match against Burnley is up there.

Arsenal mega striker's conversion rate twice as good as Harry Kane

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 2nd Arsenal goal with Sead Kolasinac of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has the best conversion rate in the Premier League this season, according to WhoScored.

Arsene Wenger highlights ‘very, very bad decision’ after Newcastle defeat

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looks on during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St. James Park on April 15, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger has criticised the Premier League for failing to adopt VAR ahead of the new season after watching his side lose 2-1 at St James’ Park on Sunday.

Arsenal’s bizarre reverso season sees Premier League morph into League Cup

Newcastle United's English striker Dwight Gayle (L) vies with Arsenal's German defender Shkodran Mustafi during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on April 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Lindsey PARNABY
When the Arsenal lineup was announced for their Premier League game at Newcastle on Sunday, I couldn’t help but notice how the Arsenal universe was now in full-on reverso world.

Arsenal match against Burnley moved

Arsenal’s match against Burnley has been moved from Saturday 5 May to Sunday 6 May with a 4.30pm kick-off while dates for Arsenal's youth cup finals have also been announced and Saturday night fixtures are set to increase.

Ranked: The big-six clubs by player wages

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal with Mesut Ozil and team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on January 20, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
After Tottenham Hotspur released their 2016/17 financial results, let's take a look at how the big-six clubs compare in terms of wages.

Arsenal need more like him: Player ratings v Southampton

Arsenal's English striker Danny Welbeck (R) celebrates scoring the team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 8, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK
Arsenal made heavy work of their win over Southampton but with Chelsea's draw against West Ham, the Gunners are now closing in on fifth place. But how did the players do individually?

Duo dropped and injury impact: Arsenal’s predicted 4-2-3-1 for meaningless Southampton...

Arsenal go into their game on Sunday against Southampton knowing that there is little to play for in this match.

Arsenal stars dominate Team of the Week but BBC opt for...

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal and his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Arsenal had four players outperform everyone else to make the Team of the Weekend – more than any other side

Arsene Wenger embarrasses himself with ridiculous post-Stoke comments

Arsene Wenger blamed the fact that it was Easter Sunday for the large number of empty seats at Ashburton Grove on Sunday but is the manager just fooling himself?

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's mentality trashed

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Sami Mokbel in the Daily Mail has torn into Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for his selfless decision to give his confidence-suffering teammate the chance to score from the spot against Stoke.

He changed everything: Arsenal player ratings v Stoke

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal and his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Arsenal made hard work of their game against relegation fodder, Stoke, on Easter Sunday. The match was dire for the first hour until Alexandre Lacazette’s introduction sparked the side into life. But on a day of poor performances across the team, who was the worst?

Below par: Arsenal’s predicted 4-2-3-1 to help relegate Stoke City

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 2nd Arsenal goal with Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsenal will be hoping to continue their positive run of results against Stoke on Sunday but it’s likely that Arsene Wenger will field a rotated side.

Premier League top 5 chance creators: Surprising player steals Arsenal star's...

Mesut Özil is the second best chance creator in the Premier League this season, but surprisingly it's not Kevin De Bruyne who pips him to top spot.

Surprising Arsenal player makes Top 10 passers list

Arsenal have one player in the top 10 most accurate passers in the Premier League this season, and rather surprisingly that player is Nacho Monreal.

This stat could explain why Lacazette struggles to score

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal reacts following a missed chance during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Alexandre Lacazette has been caught offside more than any other big-six striker except one, according to the statistics.

Where does Özil rank? Arsenal's top 5 Premier League assist-providersa

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal with Mesut Ozil and team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on January 20, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
On Sunday, Mesut Özil reached 50 Premier League assists with his set-piece delivery for Shkodran Mustafi, but how does that rank among the club's best ever creative players?

Silencing critics and showing cojones: Arsenal player ratings v Watford

Arsenal put in another good performance in their weekend victory over Watford, winning consecutive games for only the second time this calendar year.

No cojones? Wenger responds to Troy Deeney’s comments from last season

WATFORD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Troy Deeney of Watford applauds the fans after the Premier League match between Watford and Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road on December 26, 2016 in Watford, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger wants his Arsenal side to answer Troy Deeney by beating the Hornets on Sunday.

Exciting youngster + £56m star to start: Arsenal predicted 4-3-3 v...

MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 08: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between AC Milan and Arsenal at the San Siro on March 8, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal may have put in a convincing display against AC Milan on Thursday but will a tired team return to their shambolic worst against Watford?

Arsenal's squad age gives major hint for next season

The optimum squad age to be successful is somewhere between 26 and 27 years old, according to a study by the CIES Football Observatory.

Worse than Moyes at Manchester United: Shocking stat shows extent of...

Arsenal have won just 45 points from 29 Premier League games this season, which is fewer than David Moyes during his one season at Manchester United.

Alexandre Lacazette almost as clinical as Harry Kane but Raheem Sterling...

With almost three-quarters of the Premier League season gone, let's look at who the competition's most clinical goalscorer is.

Arsenal star demands unity amid concerning rift rumours

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 24: Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal during Carabao Cup Semi-Final Second Leg match between Arsenal and Chelsea the at Emirates Stadium on January 24, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Laurent Koscielny says everyone involved with Arsenal needs to stick together if they want to turn things around between now and the end of the season.

Wenger admits having to play football matches is a problem for...

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at Amex Stadium on March 4, 2018 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger told the press after his side’s latest defeat that playing games has caused his team problems recently.

No more excuses: Brutal Arsenal player ratings v Brighton

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: A dejected looking Petr Cech of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at Amex Stadium on March 4, 2018 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal slipped to a new low over the weekend, losing a fourth consecutive match, 2-1 against newly promoted Brighton & Hove Albion.

Welbeck dropped for fan favourite: Arsenal predicted 4-2-3-1 line up v...

Arsenal travel to Brighton this weekend after a 3-0 defeat to Manchester City but will Arsene Wenger tweak his starting XI?

Damming stats show how bad Arsenal players have been

Nacho Monreal is Arsenal's best player this season and the only player to make the top 30 in the league, according to the Sky Sports power rankings.

Battered Arsenal star 9th best in Premier League this season: Better...

SWANSEA, WALES - JANUARY 30: Petr Cech of Arsenal reacts after Jordan Ayew of Swansea City (not pictured) scored his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Arsenal at Liberty Stadium on January 30, 2018 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Petr Čech is the ninth best goalkeeper in the Premier League this season, according to the CIES Football Observatory's analysis.

Wenger right about his side v Manchester City and that’s the...

Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger checks his watch during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK
Arsene Wenger said that his side’s performance against Manchester City on Thursday night was ‘huge’ despite being comprehensively beaten by Pep Guardiola’s men for the second time in four days.

Shadow of his former self: Brutal Arsenal player ratings v Manchester...

Arsenal put in a slightly improved performance against Manchester City on Thursday night, but ended with exactly the same result as at the weekend.

New records set as 106-year-old Arsenal Manchester City match replays at...

Manchester City’s win over Arsenal was their biggest away win against the Gunners since they won there 4-0 in 1912 while Arsenal are setting new Premier League records for themselves with every passing game.

More bad news for Arsenal as Manchester City get massive boost...

Raheem Sterling could return from injury to face Arsenal on Thursday, according to Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.

Fan favourite out: Arsenal predicted 4-3-3 line-up v Manchester City

Arsenal face Manchester City in the Premier League just days after getting thrashed 3-0 by Pep Guardiola's side in the Carabao Cup final, but will Arsene Wenger go for a different approach at the Emirates?

Manchester City suffer massive blow before Arsenal clash

Fernandinho will miss Arsenal's clash with Manchester City at the Emirates on Thursday, after picking up a hamstring injury in the League Cup final over the weekend.

Arsenal star's stats hit shocking new low but is he entirely...

Petr Cech's stats are, for the most part, the worst they've ever been while the goalkeeper's been at Arsenal, but how much of this is his fault and how much can be blamed on poor defending?

Manchester United lead as Arsenal 4th for youth products in Premier...

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsenal have the fourth most academy products playing in the Premier League this season, but they're a way off Manchester United in first.

4 Arsenal players who beat De Bruyne’s hat-trick of assists

Kevin De Bruyne provided three assists at the weekend at Manchester City beat Leicester City, but four Arsenal players have gone one better.

Thierry Henry details what Arsenal must do now

Thierry Henry says Arsenal need to focus on the Europa League, after the weekend's results. Meanwhile, Eden Hazard says his brace for Chelsea on Monday was inspired by the former Gunner.

Leave him alone: Lacazette misses against Tottenham harder than Harry Kane...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal shoots and misses during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Alexandre Lacazette had Arsenal's two best chances against Tottenham, but they were more difficult than fans seemed to realise.

Arsene Wenger confirms no intention of following Jose Mourinho’s approach

Arsene Wenger says he won't prioritise the Europa League over domestic football, as Arsenal attempt to qualify for next season's Champions League.

Unbelievable: Arsene Wenger says these 2 major problems explain Arsenal's away...

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal's poor away form is down to not defending well enough and not scoring enough goals.

Martin Keown nails Arsenal problem against Tottenham but Arsene Wenger disagrees

Arsene Wenger believes his defence were just caught out by a great striker after Martin Keown claimed they lacked the hunger to defend. 

Arsene Wenger’s last magic rabbit stomped to death by Tottenham

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal reacts following a missed chance during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
For one glorious week, everything at Arsenal seemed brilliant.

Clear winner in Tottenham-Arsenal striker battle at Wembley

The North London derby was billed as the battle of Harry Kane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pre-match, and it's a battle the Tottenham man won.

Player focus: Have Arsenal broken Mkhitaryan already?

Despite Henrikh Mkhitaryan having only made two starts for Arsenal since his move from Manchester United in January, fans are already starting to worry about that Arsene Wenger has broken the 29-year-old.

Surprising distance-covered stat highlights Arsenal's midfield failings

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Hector Bellerin has covered the third-most ground in the Premier League so far this season, but is this necessarily a good thing?

Abject Arsenal: Only 1 player stands out in tragic Tottenham player...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur scores his side's first goal during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal lost 1-0 against Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday's North London derby, but they put in a terrible performance that deserved an even worse scoreline.

Arsenal taking no chances with kit selection against Tottenham

Arsenal will wear their traditional red and white kit when they travel to Wembely to face Tottenham on Saturday.

Aubameyang scores more against Spurs than Kane does against Arsenal &...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores against Tottenham Hotspur more regularly than other any Arsenal player in the Premier League era.

Iwobi dropped: Predicted Arsenal 4-3-3 for huge Tottenham game

After last week's emphatic win against Everton, Arsenal will want to keep the good feelings going with a similar starting XI in the North London derby on Saturday.

None better in Europe than Tottenham star says Arsenal manager but...

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger put North London rivalries aside as he accepted Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane is the most in-form striker in Europe on Thursday.

Huge passion and agitated emotion but this is our priority against...

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Francis Coquelin (R) of Arsenal is shown a red card by referee Michael Oliver (L) during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane on March 5, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger has warned his Arsenal stars to keep their cool when they face bitter rivals Tottenham as the heated north London derby returns to Wembley for the first time in 25 years.

Cech or Ospina: Who would be worse for Arsenal against Tottenham?

SWANSEA, WALES - JANUARY 30: Petr Cech of Arsenal reacts after Jordan Ayew of Swansea City (not pictured) scored his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Arsenal at Liberty Stadium on January 30, 2018 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Arsenal may have to call upon David Ospina when they play Tottenham on Saturday, but would he really be any worse than Petr Cech at the moment?

Double boost for Tottenham as key Arsenal man still doubtful

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Petr Cech of Arsenal walks off injured during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Petr Cech remains an injury doubt for Arsenal, while Tottenham can call upon Toby Alderweireld and new signing Lucas Moura for Saturday's North London derby.

Arsene Wenger explains how his team will stop Harry Kane and...

Arsene Wenger hopes to keep Harry Kane quiet by taking the game to Tottenham and defending as a team. 

Only 2 Arsenal players rank in Premier League's best performing top-30...

Nacho Monreal and Mesut Ozil are among the 30 best performing Premier League players this season so far. 

Striker could miss out on Arsenal clash with four-match ban

Troy Deeney is facing a four-match ban for his middle-fingered gesture against Chelsea, depending on whether the referee saw the incident.

Arsenal fans despondent after hearing referee appointment for Tottenham clash

The Premier League have appointed Anthony Taylor to referee Arsenal's match against Spurs this weekend, and Gooners are not happy.

Aaron Ramsey hattrick claims another Premier League record for Arsenal and...

After Aaron Ramsey's treble at the weekend more Arsenal players have scored a Premier League hat-trick than any other club in the competition's history.

Arsenal star pair break 15-year-wait for freak stat

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is the first person to complete a hat-trick of assists while teeing up a teammate - Aaron Ramsey - so he can complete a hat-trick of goals since Thierry Henry for Freddie Ljungberg in 2003.

Quick, convincing, technically good: Wenger explains why Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan are...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrate victory together after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger says the instinctive understanding between old friends Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan can transform Arsenal's turbulent season.

Only 1 new signing to start for Arsenal v Everton: Predicted...

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal could hand Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang their first starts against Everton however the latter is a doubt with illness.

Čech: I hope to go way longer than 200 league clean...

Petr Čech is looking forward to reaching his 200th Premier League clean sheet with the Gunners, but says he's hoping his tally will keep building for a lot longer.

Mkhi’s first match, ‘Swanselona’ & Ozil contract talk: 12 things Arsenal...

Arsenal face Swansea City on Tuesday, and with the squad rapidly changing many of us are expecting it to be an interesting match... for good and bad reasons.

Mkhitaryan set for debut and Ramsey to return: Arsenal’s predicted XI...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan looks set to make his debut against Swansea, while Aaron Ramsey could return to the starting line-up.

1 from 21: Shocking Arsenal weekend record when they play at...

Arsenal are unbeaten in the last 19 Premier League 3pm Saturday kick-offs at home, but what's their record like in other kick-off times, home and away this season?

Artistry and Infectious: 2 Arsenal stars feature in Teams of the...

Nacho Monreal and Mesut Özil made it into various teams-of-the-week after their top quality performances for Arsenal in the 4-1 win over Crystal Palace.

A game winning performance: Arsenal player ratings as they destroy Crystal...

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal with Mesut Ozil and team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on January 20, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Four first half goals saw Arsenal claim their first win of 2018 and kick-off the post Alexis Sanchez era perfectly. If the feeling before the...

Arsenal deliver definitive message to Alexis Sanchez with Crystal Palace thumping

Arsenal took just 15 minutes to send a definitive message to Alexis Sanchez - we don't need you and are better without your disruptive influence.

Arsenal's kit a good omen ahead of game while Crystal Palace's...

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsenal will return to good old fashioned red and white for the visit of Crystal Palace.

Arsenal get rookie ref in charge of biggest career game for...

Chris Kavanagh has been appointed referee for Arsenal'sChris Kavanagh has been appointed referee for Arsenal's Premier League clash against Crystal Palace on Saturday. Premier League clash against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Alexis out ahead of Manchester United switch: Predicted Arsenal 3-4-2-1 line-up...

Arsenal players finally are returning to the fold and it looks as if we'll have a slightly stronger starting XI for the Gunners' clash at home to Crystal Palace.

Telling statistic proves Arsene Wenger wrong about Arsenal's mental strength

After a goalless draw to Chelsea in the League Cup semi-final last week, Arsene Wenger hailed Arsenal's mental strength and team spirit. But this statistic proves the Gunners are lacking.

He can’t even control a football: Arsenal players rated after latest...

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 14: Callum Wilson of AFC Bournemouth and Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 14, 2018 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Arsenal's latest embarrassment came at the hands of Bournemouth, but which players were the most culpable and which ones actually showed some pride in the shirt?

Sack Wenger now: He can't fix Arsenal as they embarrass themselves...

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 14: Mathieu Debuchy of Arsenal and Jack Wilshere of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 14, 2018 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Arsenal fell to yet another embarrassing defeat, this time away at Bournemouth, as Arsene Wenger showed he is completely incapable of turning this total shambles around.

Rob Holding drinks the Arsenal ‘team spirit’ kool-aid

Rob Holding says the Arsenal players are building a really strong team spirit and they're hoping to prove they've grown since last year's 3-3 draw with Bournemouth.

Arsenal to wear unpopular and unlucky kit v Bournemouth

Arsenal will wear their blue kit against AFC Bournemouth on Sunday and will hope to improve their terrible record wearing these colours this season.

Arsenal players need to remember who they play for: Bournemouth preview

After two Premier League draws in a row, Arsenal will be looking to get back to winning ways against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday.

Arsenal finally get some refereeing good news ahead of Bournemouth match

Kevin Friend has been appointed referee for Arsenal's Premier League clash against Bournemouth so at least we have a slight chance of not being screwed over.

2 midfielders make miracle recoveries: Predicted Arsenal 3-4-2-1 line-up v Bournemouth

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Considering Arsene Wenger only has about five players to pick his starting XI from on Sunday, it's actually pretty easy to guess who he'll choose.

CIES study has embarrassing findings about Arsenal

Arsenal are the only big six club without a player worth €100m, according to a study by the CIES Football Observatory.

It's embarrassing who is Arsenal's highest-rated player on WhoScored

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is still Arsenal's highest rated player on Whoscored this season, despite having left the club for Liverpool after playing three matches in August.

Unbelievable stats show Arsenal and Manchester City penalty awards incomparable

Arsenal are the only top seven side to give away more penalties than they're awarded since 2008/09, according to one Gunners supporter.

No wonder Wilshere has injury problems when you see this stat!

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02: Jack Wilshere of Arsenal goes down injured during the UEFA Europa League group H match between Arsenal FC and Crvena Zvezda at Emirates Stadium on November 2, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Just in case you're keeping note, Jack Wilshere is still officially the most fouled player in the Premier League.

Even Tottenham have spent more: Arsenal’s spending lowest in top 6

Arsenal have spent the least amount on new signings out of all the big-six sides since January 2016 - even Tottenham have spent more.

11 points from 21 games: The numbers behind Arsenal's away form

Arsenal can compete with any side on home soil, but the Gunners are still struggling for the same consistency on the road this season.

'We should have held Chelsea' - Arsenal defender admits regret after...

Hector Bellerin is pleased Arsenal turned things round to earn a point against Chelsea, even if he's also disappointed they didn't win the match.

Mesut masterclass & Super Jack: Arsenal player ratings v Chelsea

Arsenal may have only won a single point against Chelsea but they deserved all three... if you forget how we defended.

Arsenal salvage point after another controversial penalty decision v Chelsea

For once this season, Arsenal actually looked as if they wanted a victory but dodgy decisions from the referee and manager, and a lack of confidence, cost us three points.

Arsenal's 4 attackers who always underperform in this fixture

Arsenal's four attacking options all appear to underperform against Chelsea and it's concerning.

Head-to-head record proves whether Arsenal or Chelsea boast bragging rights

If you want to calm your nerves before the mid-week match between Arsenal and Chelsea, you might be interested to know that the Gunners actually have the better record.

Focus, attack and defence: Arsenal and Chelsea both riddled with problems

Arsenal and Chelsea have been reduced to also-ran status by Manchester City's blistering pace in the title race, but there is still a lot to learn when the London rivals clash at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday.

Alexis transfer talk, Conte’s ‘passion’ & more: 5 things Arsenal fans...

Arsenal face Chelsea for the second time this season after drawing 0-0 at Stamford Bridge back in September and it's hard to know what to expect.

Scraping the barrel: Predicted Arsenal 3-4-2-1 line-up v Chelsea

Arsenal's first team players are dropping like flies, leaving Arsene Wenger's potential starting XI against Chelsea anyone's guess.

Arsenal need to avoid meltdown without main men: Chelsea preview

Antonio Conte of Chelsea
Arsenal face Chelsea at the Emirates at a bad time... not that there's ever really a good time to face our London rivals.

Good news for Arsenal with lucky charm referee appointed for Chelsea...

If there was such thing as a 'preferred' referee for Arsenal's Premier League clash against Chelsea on Wednesday, Anthony Taylor would be it.

No Ozil no party: Arsenal player ratings v West Brom

Arsenal managed a 1-1 draw away against West Brom after a penalty, which shouldn't have stood, was awarded to the Baggies late on.

Arsenal fans beyond furious as Mike Dean screws them again

Another Arsenal match down; another complete bore-fest except for the final five minutes.

Arsenal to wear kit combo v West Brom not seen for...

Arsenal will wear red shorts with their home strip for the first time in 40 years against West Brom.

Why Arsenal should definitely sign this Premier League star in January

A year and a half ago, Arsenal tried to bring Riyad Mahrez to the Emirates. Is it now time for Arsène Wenger to have another go at signing the Algerian?

Youngster to replace fan favourite: Predicted Arsenal 3-4-2-1 line-up v West...

Just to keep us guessing, Arsene Wenger reverted back to three at the back against Crystal Palace on Thursday and, with two first team players still sidelined, I reckon he'll do something similar against West Brom on Sunday.

Wenger explains what happened when Cesc Fabregas hit Manchester United manager...

Arsène Wenger says Cesc Fabregas didn't mean to hit Sir Alex Ferguson with a piece of pizza, that fateful day at Old Trafford.

16% less likely to win: Arsenal fans most hated referee to...

Mike Dean books Shkodran Mustafi
Arsenal's match against West Bromwich Albion will be refereed by Mike Dean, which is sure to be a popular appointment with fans.Arsenal's match against West Bromwich Albion will be refereed by Mike Dean, which is sure to be a popular appointment with fans.

Alexis Sanchez finally shows up days before transfer window opens: Arsenal...

After a chaotic final 10 minutes, Arsenal managed to beat Crystal Palace 3-2 at Selhurst Park on Thursday evening.

Fans ‘treated’ to best & worst of Arsenal during chaotic win...

Arsenal managed to once again play some of their best and worse football during their win over Crystal Palace.

Statistics show which two Arsenal players struggle against Crystal Palace

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil struggle to score against Crystal Palace, so the pair will need to be at their best this evening.

Good news for Arsenal ahead of Crystal Palace meeting

Arsenal's away form has been extremely disappointing this season, but there are some signs the Gunners are turning things round.

History tells us Manchester City will win Premier League as Arsenal...

Manchester City will Manchester City will win the Premier League, based on recent history, but the omens are good for Arsenal in terms of Champions League qualification.win the Premier League, based on recent history, but the omens are good for Arsenal in terms of Champions League qualification.

A total f-you to Alexis: Arsenal player ratings v Liverpool

Arsenal managed to score three goals in five minutes during their second half against Liverpool but key players not showing up in the first cost them.

Lacazette delivers his verdict on Arsenal’s ‘crazy’ Liverpool game: It’s why...

Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after he scores their third goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium on December 22, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Alexandre Lacazette told French media that games like the insane affair we witnessed on Friday night between Arsenal and Liverpool were the reason he came to the Premier League.

Six things we learned from Arsenal’s roller coaster clash against Liverpool

Arsenal someone managed to earn a point against Liverpool despite being 2-0 down at half-time but did we actually learn anything?

That escalated quickly: Arsenal fans left reeling by six-goal thriller v...

Most fans predicted that Arsenal's clash against Liverpool would be a high-scoring game but wow.

Arsenal defender explains how they can deal with Liverpool's blistering attack

Sead Kolasinac has explained how Arsenal can handle the threat of Liverpool's rapid strike-force.

Arsenal’s recent record vs Liverpool: Is it really that bad?

Arsenal's recent record against Liverpool makes for grim reading, as it's often the game that comes at the wrong time.

Stats show Arsenal must do this against Liverpool

Arsène Wenger needs to ensure the Gunners get a fast start against Liverpool on Friday, or the stats suggest they'll be punished.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 line-up v Liverpool: Maitland-Niles stays in new boy’s...

Arsenal now have Olivier Giroud sidelined with a hamstring injury going into their clash against Liverpool at the Emirates, but does this affect Arsene Wenger's starting XI?

Arsenal seek revenge for Anfield humiliation: Liverpool preview

Arsenal host Liverpool on Friday night hoping to exact revenge for their humiliation at Anfield back in August.

David Seaman makes a bold prediction for Arsenal v Liverpool

David Seaman
David Seaman predicts a big win for Arsenal against Liverpool on Friday, claiming the Reds' defence won't be able to contain the Gunners.

Lee Dixon has warned Arsenal of one obvious threat from Liverpool

Lee Dixon thinks Arsenal need to be wary of Liverpool's attacking players on Friday, as they're playing even better than they were back in August.

Arsene Wenger's head-to-head record against Jurgen Klopp is worrying

Arsène Wenger's head-to-head record with Jurgen Klopp significantly worsened since the German manager joined Liverpool in 2016.

Newcastle midfielder explains key to beating Arsenal

Newcastle defender, Christian Atsu, is hoping that his side can keep a clean sheet against Arsenal on Saturday afternoon.

Newcastle without two players heading into Arsenal clash as Gunners rule...

Rafa Benitez had some interesting team news ahead of Newcastle's trip down to north London this weekend.

He won't be dropped: Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 line-up v Newcastle

Going into December, Arsenal only had Santi Cazorla sidelined but now that list has grown, so who will Arsene Wenger pick for the Gunners’ clash against Newcastle?

Arsenal’s apathy stops now: Newcastle preview

Arsenal face Newcastle on Saturday afternoon off the back of two disappointing draws against Southampton and West Ham, and this time the Gunners have to do the business.

Arsenal 20-year-old is outperforming first-team players with significantly less playing time

Despite having significantly less game time than the likes of Sead Kolasinac and Hector Bellerin this season, Ainsley Maitland-Niles has still managed to put in more successful crosses than both.

Danny Murphy names which Arsenal player "impressed me massively"

Danny Murphy was impressed by youngster Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who made his first Premier League start for Arsenal against West Ham on Wednesday.

David Moyes gloats after condemning Arsenal to a third Premier League...

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David Moyes is impressed with West Ham's defensive improvements, after nullifying an Arsenal side containing Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil, Alexandre Lacazette and Olivier Giroud.

Rio Ferdinand blames one person for Arsenal decline

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Rio Ferdinand thinks Arsenal players are going backwards under Arsène Wenger, and says he can't see any progress at the club.

Why is he suddenly terrible?: Arsenal player ratings from West Ham...

Arsenal put in another terrible performance on Wednesday night, this time against West Ham, with numerous players letting the side down again.

Arsenal fans furious after Gunners fail to turn up against West...

Despite needing to put in a convincing performance after the 1-1 draw on St. Mary's, Arsenal were far from it against West Ham.

David Moyes names which Arsenal figure he has real respect for

David Moyes has praised Arsene Wenger's 'longevity' at Arsenal ahead of the Gunners' trip to West Ham on Wednesday evening.

Arsenal’s head-to-head record with West Ham makes interesting reading

Arsenal have dominated West Ham in recent years but will it be different this time?

This is why Olivier Giroud will be desperate to start against...

Olivier Giroud will be desperate to start against West Ham on Wednesday night given his impressive record against the Hammers.

Alan Shearer names one area of the Arsenal side that "is...

Alan Shearer has hammered Arsenal's defence, suggesting that Southampton targeted the backline on Sunday because they knew it was a weakness.

Michael Owen predicts which side will win between West Ham and...

Michael Owen predicts Arsenal to drop at least two points at the London Stadium on Wednesday, as he thinks losing Aaron Ramsey is too much of a blow for the Gunners.

Arsene Wenger gives a strange reply after being quizzed on Arsenal's...

Arsène Wenger says Arsenal want to improve their defensive record, but says the Gunners are primarily an attacking team that are always taking risks.

Paul Merson predicts who will win between Arsenal and West Ham...

Paul Merson is predicting a 3-1 win for Arsenal over West Ham on Wednesday, despite noting the Hammers' unpredictability in the last month.

Arsene Wenger names which Arsenal man is more than an impact...

Arsène Wenger says Olivier Giroud is more than just a threat from the bench, but refused to talk about his off-field conversations with the striker.

Statistics highlight how bad this Arsenal player was against Southampton

If you watched Alexis Sanchez's display against Southampton on Sunday afternoon, you'll know that he didn't exactly perform to the best of the ability, and these stats prove it.

Arsene Wenger names which Arsenal player's performance he wasn't happy with

Arsène Wenger admitted he thought Alexis Sanchez played too deep for Arsenal against Southampton on Sunday afternoon.

Inconsistent Ozil and vital Alexis? Who really was Arsenal’s worst player...

Picking out Arsenal's three worst players against Southampton is like peering into a bin and trying to choose which piece of rubbish is the least shiny.

This player needs dropped & other things we learned from Arsenal's...

Another Arsenal away game, another embarrassing display from men who earn more in a week than I probably have in my entire life.

Arsene Wenger hits out at referee over penalty and time-wasting at...

Arsène Wenger bemoaned Southampton's time wasting and the refereeing performance after the Gunners could only manage a draw at St. Mary's on Sunday.

Forward explains how Wenger wanted Arsenal to start against Southampton

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Olivier Giroud believes a point away to Southampton was a good result with the Gunners were fortunate not to throw the game away after a poor start despite Wenger telling them a good start was what they needed.

He messed up: Arsenal player ratings from Southampton shambles

Arsenal snatched a late draw in the closing stages against Southampton after a poor performance all round.

Arsenal fans rip Alexis apart on Twitter after Southampton shocker

Alexis Sanchez put in another clueless performance against Southampton on Saturday afternoon and Arsenal fans were infuriated.

Abject Arsenal reignite fans’ fury with shocking showing at Southampton

Despite needing to bounce back after the defeat to Manchester United last weekend, Arsenal showed very little desire to do so against Southampton.

Arsene Wenger has a big problem in games against this opposition

While many fans were proud of Arsenal's performance in last Saturday's 3-1 defeat to Manchester United, it's clear Arsene Wenger struggles to inspire his side in big games.

Southampton manager makes hilarious claim about Arsenal and Premier League title

Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino says Arsenal are a top team, and he thinks it's too early to rule the Gunners out of the title race just yet.

Fan favourite to be disappointed: Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3 line-up v Southampton

After Arsenal's Thursday night victory against BATE Borisov, Arsene Wenger will revert to his tried and tested Premier League starting XI against Southampton.

Arsenal need to bounce back at scary St. Mary’s: Southampton preview

Arsenal travel to St. Marys this weekend to face Southampton hoping to bounce back from their disappointing 3-1 defeat to Manchester United.

Mauricio Pochettino gets the credit but stats prove Arsene Wenger is...

Mauricio Pochettino has done great work with Tottenham, but Arsene Wenger has still won more points at Arsenal than the Argentine has with Spurs in the last three years.

Arsenal man nominated for Premier League Player of the Month

Shkodran Mustafi has been nominated for the Premier League Player of the Month for November, after making an impressive return to the Arsenal team.

Marseille join Arsenal in the race for 18-year-old English forward

Olympique Marseille, Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly keen on West Bromwich Albion centre-forward Tyler Roberts.

Arsenal are in danger of setting ignominious record this season

Arsenal are in grave danger of losing the most Premier League games in a season under Arsène Wenger, if they continue as they've started.

Manchester United criticise Laurent Koscielny for Pogba red card

Paul Pogba is annoyed at Laurent Koscielny for his red card, according to manager José Mourinho.

He deserves a zero: Arsenal player ratings v Manchester United

Arsenal conspired to beat themselves 3-1 at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon in the days late kick-off. Firing off 33 shots (to United's 8), Arsenal...

Manchester United smack Arsenal fans back into reality after daring to...

Arsenal shot themselves in the foot again not once or twice but three times allowing Manchester United to run out 3-1 winners in a game they should have lost heavily.

Exceptional midfielder explains who will take Manchester United's freekicks against Arsenal

The one who is "feeling it the most" will take free-kicks for Manchester United according to Paul Pogba in an interview ahead of the game.

Not a crazy: Manchester United star admits he was just a...

Paul Pogba has admitted that he watched a lot of Arsenal when he was growing up.

Boost for Arsenal as injuries hamper Manchester United

Manchester United will be without Eric Bailly, Phil Jones and Marouane Fellaini for their trip to the Emirates Stadium. 

Manchester United website picks out key Arsenal man ahead of Saturday’s...

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Manchester United's official website has singled out Mesut Ozil as a player the Red Devils really need to keep an eye on during Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash.

Ozil, Lukakau & 3 other things to watch out for when...

Arsenal face Manchester United at the Emirates on Saturday, in one of the biggest games of the league season.

Referee an expert at Arsenal v Manchester United but he did...

Andre Marriner will be in charge when Arsenal take on Manchester United on Saturday, so what can both sides expect?

Major Arsenal boost ahead of Manchester United

After Arsenal's 5-0 win over Huddersfield on Wednesday, Arsene Wenger revealed who's likely to be available for the Manchester United match on Saturday.

3 injury concerns for Manchester United ahead of daunting Arsenal trip

Manchester United have a few injury concerns to deal with ahead of the match against Arsenal on Saturday.

Nothing but a win will do: Manchester United star keen to...

Manchester United are keen to keep the pressure on City at the top of the table with a win at the Emirates on Saturday evening.

Mesut Ozil continues to make pundits look stupid: Arsenal player ratings...

Mesut Ozil was on another planet during Arsenal's emphatic 5-0 win over Huddersfield.

Mesut masterclass: Arsenal hammer Huddersfield as Ozil runs rampant

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
A lightning-quick start followed by a lacklustre hour somehow still sees Arsenal beat Huddersfield Town 5-0.

Arsenal can’t afford complacency: Huddersfield Town preview

On Wednesday, Arsenal face Huddersfield during their second Premier League match out of three in the space of a week.

Alexis stinks but still grabs Gunner glory against Burnley: Player focus

Alexis Sanchez put in a less-than-impressive performance against Burnley on Sunday, but he still managed to step up at the crucial moment to grab all the Gunners' glory.

Did nothing but fall over: Arsenal Player ratings after dramatic Burnley...

Arsenal managed a big win against Burnley thanks to a late Alexis Sanchez penalty, but how did the players do individually?

Wenger names 4 things Arsenal must do against Burnley to have...

Arsène Wenger says Burnley present the Gunners with a different sort of challenge to the one against Tottenham last weekend.

Burnley as big a test for Arsenal as Liverpool: Match preview

Alexis scores against Burnley
Who would have predicted that a trip to Turf Moor in November would be such a huge match for the Gunners?

Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3: Wenger turns to Tottenham slayers for trip to...

Arsenal are expected to field their "A" team against Burnley on Sunday after fieding the "Bs" in Germany.

Injury boost for Arsenal ahead of tough trip to Turf Moor

Arsène Wenger has given updates on the availability of Danny Welbeck, Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla, ahead of Arsenal's match against Burnley on Sunday.

5 disasters Arsenal must avoid against Burnley

Arsenal will come up against high-flying Burnley on Sunday afternoon and there are any number of things that could go wrong.

Arsene Wenger explains why he finally started Lacazette in a big...

Arsene Wenger explained why he finally started his record signing in a big game - because he wanted to make use of Lacazette's link-up play against Tottenham.

Arsenal new boy explains when he was told Tottenham match was...

Sead Kolasinac knew that a strong team performance and plenty of fight were needed to beat Tottenham - and he also knew how important the game was before it began.

Mesut Ozil silences his critics with stunning display v Tottenham

There should be no doubt about Mesut Ozil's work rate after his performance against Tottenham. 

When he plays like this, he’s unbeatable: Arsenal player ratings v...

Arsenal put in arguably their best performance of the season so far against Spurs at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon.

Best performance in an Arsenal shirt: Shkodran Mustafi blows fans away...

Shkodran Mustafi blew Gooners away with his superb performance against Spurs on Saturday.

Ozil and Alexis still care: 5 things we learned from Arsenal’s...

Arsenal secured an overdue win over Tottenham on Saturday afternoon.

Alexis Sanchez puts in peak performance during North London derby

They've been in short supply, but this was a vintage Alexis Sanchez performance.

What power shift? Arsenal outclass Tottenham in electrifying North London derby

Arsenal got a long overdue win over Tottenham Hotspur.

Gunners’ big three to get nod as two injured stars return:...

Arsenal have a few options available to them going into Saturday's North London derby.

Gunners have to keep cool against cocky Spurs: Arsenal v Tottenham...

Arsenal host Tottenham for the first North London Derby of the season on Saturday afternoon.

Tottenham get typical massive injury boost ahead of Arsenal showdown

Michel Vorm is set to miss out on the North London derby next week, but Hugo Lloris will be fit and ready to go.

Not angry, just disappointed: Arsenal at Manchester City was all too...

Another big away game, another disappointment. At this stage, it's hard to muster up any emotion other than that.

What is he offering? Arsenal player ratings v Manchester City

Arsenal went to Manchester City and lost, just like we all expected them to.

Alexis has already left & other things we learned against Manchester...

After Arsenal's 3-1 loss to Manchester City, here are the five things we learned from the match.

Wenger says Arsenal ‘used’ to bad decisions at Manchester City, it’s...

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Arsene Wenger was not impressed with the officiating during Arsenal's 3-1 loss to Manchester City. 

Pundit calls for Wenger to start struggling Arsenal man to exploit...

Paul Merson has identified left back as Manchester City's weakness, and thinks Theo Walcott could exploit it.

Pep Guardiola trolls Arsenal fans by claiming Arsenal still in title...

Pep Guardiola says the difference between Arsenal and Manchester City in the Premier League table is nothing, ahead of the match between the two sides on Sunday.

Arsene Wenger says this player will be as important for Arsenal...

Arsène Wenger says Mesut Özil will be just as important as Alexis Sanchez against Manchester City on Sunday.

Manchester City star explains why Arsenal match is important

Kevin De Bruyne says it's very important that Manchester City triumph over Arsenal when the two sides face each other on Sunday.

5 tactics Arsenal must get right against Manchester City to stand...

Five things to look out for during Manchester City v Arsenal

Iwobi or Ozil? Arsenal predicted 3-4-3 v Manchester City

Ahead of Arsenal's match against Manchester City, we're trying to predict how the Gunners will line up.

Arsene Wenger hoping this key factor will help his side against...

Arsenal were able to rest their entire starting eleven on Thursday night and Arsene Wenger is hoping that will help them beat Manchester City.

Theo Walcott explains why he thinks Manchester City will be worried...

Theo Walcott is optimistic about Arsenal's chances against Manchester City.

Tactics: How Arsenal can set-up to beat Manchester City

Arsenal travel away to the most in-form team in the league on Sunday. Is there any way this won't be a complete disaster?

Arsenal and Manchester City: A rivalry 124 years in the making

While Manchester City don't immediately spring to mind when you think about Arsenal's historic rivalries, the Sky Blues have actually be a thorn in Arsene Wenger's side for almost a decade.

These tactics and some luck: Manchester City fans explain how Arsenal...

Manchester City fans have been discussing how Arsenal could beat them on Sunday.

In full: Arsene Wenger pre-Manchester City press conference

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Given that Arsenal played on Thursday evening, Arsene Wenger's pre-Manchester City press conference took place immediately after his post-Red Star one.

Bad news for Arsenal as referee announced for trip to Manchester...

Michael Olivier will be in charge for Arsenal's visit to Manchester City on Sunday.

Ray Parlour makes strong claim about Manchester City and Arsenal's Invincibles

Ray Parlour thinks Manchester City winning the league unbeaten this season would be an even bigger achievement than when the Gunners did it.

Mesut Özil more creative than ever according to the stats despite...

Mesut Özil's creativity is reaching new levels this season, according to the statistics, even beating his fantastic 2015/16 campaign.

Alexis Sanchez stats v Swansea make for embarrassing reading

Only one player covered less distance than Alexis Sanchez during the full 90 minutes of Saturday's match against Swansea, and the Chilean's top speed was even slower than Mertesacker's.

Arsenal hero on the rise as another falls : Things we...

Arsenal came from behind to win yet again at the Emirates this season.

It’s clear he’s no longer world class: Arsenal player ratings v...

Arsenal staged a second half comeback to defeat Swansea. It wasn't as slick a performance as it was against Everton, but a win is a win. Here's how the players got on.

Injury update and praise for Arsenal's new cult hero after Swansea...

Arsene Wenger has hailed Sead Kolasinac after the Bosnian drew Arsenal level against Swansea on Saturday afternoon.

All change but no change: Arsenal predicted 3-4-3 v Swansea

Arsenal are set to name an unchanged starting line-up from the 5-2 win over Everton for Saturday's game with Swansea.

Arsenal’s home Swan song set to continue: Swansea preview & team...

Arsenal are looking to keep up their 100% record at home as they welcome Swansea to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

Hector Bellerin admits being really pleased for thisa Arsenal fan favourite

Hector Bellerín thinks every player has to chip in with a goal or assist from time to time, and he's glad that Monreal is doing that at the moment.

2 Arsenal players amongst top 5 Premier League super subs

Arsenal have two players in the top five for the most substitute Premier League goals of all time, Olivier Giroud and Nwankwo Kanu.

Arsenal star explains why he wasn't surprised by performance against Everton

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Mesut Özil says that the attacking threat we saw on the pitch against Everton is what the German, Alexis and Lacazette do all the time in training.

Superb, agile and quick: Wenger hails underfire Arsenal star after showstopping...

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Arsène Wenger says that Mesut Özil is a completely different prospect now that he's fully fit, after the German shone in the away victory against Everton.

Arsenal shock everyone by playing well against Everton

Arsenal got over their defeat against Watford by beating Everton convincingly at Goodison Park, with a 5-2 win.

This is the letter written by Arsenal Supporters' Trust to Ivan...

The Arsenal Supporters' Trust has written to Ivan Gazidis, requesting his assistance in preventing the Christmas Eve fixture against Liverpool from going ahead.

Arsenal set a new record in Saturday's defeat to Watford

Arsenal have conceded more penalties than any other top-flight team following their 2-1 loss away to Watford on Saturday.

Mertesacker delivers familiar excuses after Watford defeat

Per Mertesacker believes Arsenal stopped playing their game in the second half against Watford.

Weger dishes out blame in all the wrong places after Watford...

Arsene Wenger came out with the usual excuses after his side's defeat at Watford. 

2 changes as injuries strike: Predicted Arsenal 3-4-2-1 v Watford

Regular football resumes after the interlull and Arsenal are without at least one of their key players ahead of their clash against Watford on Saturday.

Premier League chief's announcement will be met positively by Liverpool and...

Premier League chief, Richard Scudamore, insists there won't be a 4pm kick-off on Christmas Eve. Scudamore has reassured the Football Supporters' Federation (FSF) that there...

Wenger claims he knew this would happen after Liverpool game

Arsene Wenger is pleased that hArsene Wenger is pleased that his side have responded to the Liverpool defeat in a 'united way'.is side have responded to the Liverpool defeat in a 'united way'.

Arsenal boss claims this was a nightmare

Arsene Wenger has described the last international break as a 'nightmare'.

Wenger picks out 'thing of beauty' from Arsenal's win over Brighton...

Arsene Wenger was very impressed with Alexis' assist against Brighton.

Lacazette’s alarm call + 9 other things we learned from Arsenal’s...

Arsenal made light work of Brighton at the Emirates on Sunday with a comprehensive 2-0 win, a scoreline that did not accurately reflect the dominance Arsenal showed. So what did we learn?

Like a training session: Fans react to Arsenal win over Brighton

Arsenal fans were unsurprisingly pleased with another three points after the 2-0 win over Brighton.

“After Liverpool, we talk” Monreal explains Arsenal’s change in fortunes after...

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Nacho Monreal and Alex Iwobi were pleased with a win over 'difficult' Brighton. 

Wenger sets midfielder goal target & criticises players for being distracted...

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Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal lacked fluency against Brighton but have had a very positive week.

Events don’t come rarer than this: Arsenal player ratings v Brighton

Arsenal continued their good form with a 2-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion. So how did the players do?

Brighton manager hails Arsene Wenger: He should stay as long as...

Brighton manager Chris Hughton has praised Arsene Wenger ahead of his side's visit to the Emirates Stadium.

Team news, predicted XI & more: Arsenal v Brighton preview

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Arsenal face Brighton at the Emirates on Sunday in the Gunners' seventh league match of the season.

8 changes: Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3 lineup v Brighton

Arsenal have a few selection issues to consider as they welcome Brighton to the Emirates on Sunday.

Arsenal player ratings: Lacazette and Monreal shine during Gunners's hard-fought victory...

It wasn't easy but Arsenal managed to beat West Brom 2-0 on Monday night.

Fans breathe sigh of relief as Arsenal’s hard-fought victory v West...

A shaky first half followed by a far more solid second sees Arsenal rack up their third Premier League win of the season and jump five places from 12th to seventh.

Alexis to start: Predicted Arsenal 4-3-3 v West Bromwich Albion

Arsenal welcome West Brom to the Emirates Stadium on Monday night so who will start?

Arsenal all set for Tony Pulis to ruin things: West Bromwich...

Arsenal face West Bromwich Albion at the Emirates on Monday in the Gunners' sixth match of the season.

Who is in action for Arsenal this weekend? Youth, women, loanees...

Ahead of the weekend we're bringing you a comprehensive timetable for everything Arsenal related, from the first-team to the youth side, the women and the loanees.

Arsenal fans react with pride to gutsy performance against Chelsea

Arsenal fans ended up slightly disappointed not to have taken all three points away from Stamford Bridge, despite going into the game expecting a heavy defeat.

Arsenal 'can compete' says man-of-the-match winner after surprise Chelsea draw

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Aaron Ramsey has said that the 0-0 draw against Chelsea was just what Arsenal needed.

Important jobs done well: Arsenal player ratings v Chelsea

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Arsenal were unlucky to take only a point away from Stamford Bridge in the end, as the Gunners put in a very solid big away performance for once.

Arsene Wenger explains why Arsenal couldn't take all 3 points against...

Arsene Wenger was understandably pleased with his side's 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge.

Arsenal surprise everybody by being good at Chelsea

Arsenal put in a gritty display to earn a 0-0 draw against Chelsea. 

Lacazette v Morata, Chelsea v Arsenal: What the really stats say

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Arsenal face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the 13:30 kick-off on Sunday, and we're taking a look at some of the stat comparisons between the two teams ahead of the game.

Arsenal can beat Chelsea, but will they?

Arsenal have much to do if they're to turn around their appalling record at Stamford Bridge.

Arsene Wenger makes bold claim about his side before Chelsea showdown

Arsene Wenger believes that his team are not lacking in confidence when it comes to big games away from home.

Is Petr Cech right about Arsenal's chances against Chelsea?

Petr Cech believes Arsenal can beat Chelsea on Sunday.

Chelsea injury blow ahead of Arsenal game

Chelsea will be without Danny Drinkwater until October after the midfielder was ruled out with a calf problem.

Hector Bellerin admits squad doubts but explains how & why Arsenal...

Hector Bellerin has admitted that there were doubts in the squad following Arsenal's poor start to the season.

Alexis benched: Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3 v Chelsea sees numerous changes

Who doesn’t love a trip to Chelsea for an early Sunday kick-off?

Big injury boost as Wenger expects key pair to be fit...

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Arsene Wenger has delivered an update ahead of the game against Chelsea this weekend, stating that Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil ‘should be alright’ to feature’.

Mertesacker details what Arsenal need to do to ‘outplay’ Chelsea &...

Per Mertesacker is under no illusion what Arsenal need to do to make sure they take their Wembley form against Chelsea to Stamford Bridge.

Welbeck misses goal from yard out in hilarious video

Eagle-eyed Arsenal fans spotted what appeared to be a bad Welbeck miss as he followed up on Lacazette's goal against Bournemouth on Saturday.

Hector Bellerin claims this is really important for Arsenal

Hector Bellerín spoke after the win over Bournemouth about how important it was to get back on track following the performance and deserved criticism after the Liverpool match at Anfield.

6 things we learned from Arsenal’s confident win over Bournemouth

Arsenal have actually managed to register a comfortable win even if it was against struggling Bournemouth.

Mesut Ozil makes pundits look stupid against Bournemouth

There are few things I enjoy more than when Mesut Ozil makes pundits look stupid.

Arsenal player focus: Welbeck bounces back with brace against Bournemouth

Arsenal bounced back from their 4-0 defeat at Liverpool with a comfortable win over Bournemouth and two of their goals came from an unlikely hero.

Arsenal fans can’t believe their eyes as Gunners manage emphatic win...

We said we wanted a big performance, well there it was.

Arsenal need Bournemouth win to avoid breaking unwelcome 35-year record

Defeat to Bournemouth on Saturday would be Arsenal's worst start to a season in 35 years. 

This is how Arsenal have fared in head-to-head meetings with Bournemouth

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Did you know that Arsenal have only ever played Bournemouth five times in their history?

Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3 v Bournemouth: Ox-free, Kolasinac to start

Arsenal play Bournemouth on Saturday in the Gunners' fourth league match of the season, so we're having a look at how we think they'll line up.

Only massive Arsenal win will do: Bournemouth preview & where to...

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Arsenal host Bournemouth on Saturday following their shambolic display against Liverpool.

“Absolutely disastrous” Arsene Wenger gives his verdict on Arsenal’s Liverpool humiliation...

Arsene Wenger has come out to face the press after his side's latest humiliation and blamed Arsenal 100% for the result and performance

Total humiliation but who was the worst? Arsenal player and manager...

In the past 10 years I've never once believed Arsenal would fall out of the top 4. This season I'm concerned we won't even make top 6.

Henry picks out Liverpool 'killer' he clams Arsenal need

Thiery Henry has highlighted the threat of Sadio Mane ahead of Arsenal's trip to Liverpool.

Massive Liverpoool blow ahead of Arsenal game

Liverpool keeper Simon Mignolet will not be a part of Liverpool's squad later today.

Arsenal predicted 3-4-3 lineup v Liverpool: Alexis back but Bellerin dropped

Arsenal travel to Anfield for a game not many fans are feeling too optimistic about, but how will they line up?

Liverpool manager explains why he isn't worried about Alexis Sanchez

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said that they can't be too worried about Alexis Sanchez, or the Gunners' other top players will take advantage.

Liverpool manager delivers verdict on what he expects from Arsenal

Jurgen Klopp is expecting Arsenal to give Liverpool some headaches when the sides meet in the league on Sunday.

Arsenal fixture changes confirmed

With the drawing of the Europa League, Arsenal have seen a number of fixtures confirmed or moved in three competitions.

Arsenal fans unhappy at referee selection for Liverpool game

Martin Atkinson has been chosen to referee Arsenal's trip to Liverpool on Sunday and Gooners are pretty annoyed.

Is this proof referee saw Arsenal's penalty v Stoke and ignored...

Arsenal lost 1-0 to Stoke in their second game of the Premier League campaign but they were the victims of a poor penalty decision in the first-half.

Wenger lays blame for Stoke goal in right place

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Arsène Wenger has accepted that the team has to take full responsibility for the goal conceded at Stoke on Saturday.

Walcott for Lacazette and other things that confused us as Arsenal...

Arsenal were defeated 1-0 by Stoke at thArsenal were defeated 1-0 by Stoke at the Bet365 stadium this evening, and there were some very familiar lessons.e Bet365 stadium this evening, and there were some very familiar lessons. 

Referee or Arsenal – who was worse? Player ratings v Stoke

Arsenal went to Stoke, stunk the place up, and left with nothing.

Arsenal player focus: Sead Kolasinac excites fans with superb performance during...

Sead Kolasinac continued to be an absolute beast for Arsenal against Leicester during their season opener at the Emirates on Friday night.

Arsenal player focus: Alexandre Lacazette proves his worth during insane win...

Alexandre Lacazette has officially played his first Premier League game for Arsenal and what an introduction it was.

Insane dejav vu: Arsenal player ratings v Leicester

The Premier League got off to an absolute cracking start with a Friday night thriller at the Emirates between Arsenal and Leicester.

Arsenal fans go crazy as chaotic Gunners somehow beat Leicester

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal gestures to his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on August 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
The Gunners' season opener against Leicester was quintessential Arsenal.

Premier League 17/18: Newbies, favourites, golden boot and more

The new Premier League season kicks off in just a couple hours time, with Arsenal playing Leicester at the Emirates Stadium.

Match preview: Arsenal v Leicester City – Team news, where to...

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Arsenal kick off the 2017/18 Premier League season against Leicester City at the Emirates.

Arsenal predicted 3-4-3 line-up against Leicester: Mesut Ozil returns

Arsenal’s squad is looking pretty thin ahead of their opening Premier League match against Leicester on Sunday, so who might we see feature?

Could Arsenal’s title challenge be over in November?

The 2017/18 Premier League fixtures have been announced and Arsenal have the toughest start out of all the other top six teams.

How Arsenal's run-in can deliver Champions League football

The 2017/18 Premier League fixtures have been released and while Arsenal have one of the toughest starts in the top five, they've got a relatively smooth run-in to secure Champions League football.

Arsenal handed tough start to new season with away trips to...

The 2017/18 Premier League fixtures have been released.

Infograph: Arsenal’s Premier League season 16/17 review

It's been a few weeks since our worst Premier League season in 20 years finally finished - and I don't know about you, but I can't wait for the new one to start.

When will Arsenal's fixtures for the 2017/18 season be released?

Arsenal's Premier League fixtures for the 2017/18 season are set to be released in six days on 14 June.

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s Premier League season

That's that then, another season's over, but what have we learned from Arsenal's shambolic 2016/17 campaign?

Watch: Wenger on next season, toxic atmosphere and his players

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Arsene Wenger met with the press after his side had beaten Everton but only managed to seal Europa League football next season.

Arsenal player ratings: Ozil realises he has a choice to make

Well it had to happen sometime, didn’t it? You win the lottery 20 years in a row, there’s going to come a time when...

Arsenal player ratings v Everton: Ozil is the nuts but even...

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Well it had to happen sometime, didn’t it? You win the lottery 20 years in a row, there’s going to come a time when your ticket is a dud.

Arsene Wenger on why he didn't buy Everton star striker

Ahead of today's crunch match at the Emirates, Arsène Wenger gave his pre-match assessment on how to beat the Toffees, whilst discussing the threat that Romelu Lukaku poses.

Arsenal injury boost ahead of Everton game

Arsenal were given a big boost ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash against Everton with defender Laurent Koscielny returning to training.

Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3 v Everton: Key man out ahead of Liverpool...

Arsenal welcome Everton the Emirates for the final league game of the season. Here's how I think they'll line-up:

Expect lots of goals as Arsenal host Everton in bid to...

Well, it's finally here, the last Premier League game of a forgettable season.

Another order of lasagna for Liverpool: Arsenal v Everton preview

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It's another must-win game for Arsenal, and the final league fixture of the 2016/17 campaign.

Everton man reassures Liverpool fans ahead of Arsenal showdown

Arsenal are set to face Everton on the final day of the season in the last attempt to catch the Champions League train and Gareth Barry has promised that the Toffees will be 'professional'.

Arsene Wenger on Everton, Liverpool, Watford, Alexis, board meetings, Tony Adams...

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Arsene Wenger gave his final Premier League press conference on Friday morning and, as usual, the journalists spent the majority of it trying to get him to answer a question that he's refused to answer all season.

Tactics: How Ozil and Xhaka were able to destroy Sunderland

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Mesut Özil and Granit Xhaka evidently didn’t read the script that Tuesday night’s home win over Sunderland was to be an end of season dead rubber played at walking pace by both sides.

Wenger pinpoints where Arsenal's season started to go wrong

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Arsene Wenger met with the press after Arsenal's 2-0 win over Sunderland at the Emirates on Tuesday night.

Arsenal player ratings: He ghosted around like Casper on a turbo...

At times, it was a frustrating evening at the Emirates on Tuesday night with Arsenal still bringing the bants, despite the season being nearly...

Arsenal player ratings v Sunderland: Alexis and banter win out at...

At times, it was a frustrating evening at the Emirates on Tuesday night with Arsenal still bringing the bants, despite the season being nearly over.

Arsenal v Sunderland: Misery compared

Arsenal welcome Sunderland to the Emirates for the penultimate league game of the season.

Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3 v Sunderland: Alexis, Koscileny out, Walcott, Gabriel back

Arsenal welcome Sunderland to the Emirates for the penultimate league game of the season. With the Black Cats already relegated, Arsene Wenger knows he can rotate for this game, but the question is, will he?

How Arsenal's new system helped Alexis and Özil shine against Stoke

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Arsenal professionally rode the wave of a 15 minute second half Stoke effort before putting the game to bed and earning a first win in the Potteries since 2010.

Arsenal hoping win over Black Cats brings them luck in Champions...

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Stoke were comfortably seen off on Saturday and now it's already-relegated Sunderland for Arsenal on Tuesday.

Arsene Wenger on Alexis, buying players, top 4 + more

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Arsene Wenger met with the press on Monday morning ahead of Arsenal's game against Sunderland on Tuesday night.

Arsene Wenger confirms Alexis thigh problem but could still feature against...

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Arsene Wenger met with the press on Monday morning ahead of Arsenal’s penultimate Premier League game of the season against Sunderland on Tuesday evening.

Arsenal player ratings: Giroud smashes Stoke as Mike Dean lets them...

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Arsenal don't win at Stoke, until they do and then they smash some Orcs.

Arsenal player ratings: He’s taken to it like a pig to...

Arsenal made light work of Stoke on Saturday with a display that has been a long time coming. In this short pod, Lee Hurley casts his eye over each of the players who came away from Middle Earth with all three points and how this run is the most Arsenal thing ever.

Wenger on Stoke’s dodgy goal, Ozil & Alexis’ special quality +...

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Arsene Wenger spoke to Sky Sports immediately after his side had answered many critics by destroying Stoke in their own back yard.

Holding: I supported West Ham against Tottenham, I’ll do it again...

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Olivier Giroud and Rob Holding spoke to Sky Sports at the end of Arsenal’s comprehensive win over Stoke on Saturday evening.

It’s not controversial, it’s cheating! Arsenal fans react to chaotic win...

Arsenal have managed to close the gap between fifth and fourth to just one point ahead of Liverpool's trip to West Ham on Sunday.

Wenger's missing pre-Stoke press conference appears

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Many of us were waiting for Arsene Wenger to do a press conference on Friday ahead of Arsenal's game at Stoke on Saturday but...

Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3 v Stoke: Koscielny and Oxlade-Chamberlain to be risked

It's Stoke time and with the Orcs knowing a win here would end Arsenal's Champions League ambitions, we know it's going to be a tough match even if Mark Hughes says Stoke's thinking won't be that 'personal'.

Stoke and Arsenal share unwelcome defeat stat

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It's every Arsenal fan's favourite game of the year - Stoke away.

Mark Hughes’ pre-Arsenal Stoke press conference in full

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Mark Hughes met with the press ahead of Stoke's final home game of the season against Arsenal on Saturday.

Tactics: How Arsenal's system is allowing Ramsey to star again

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Arsenal’s professional and drama-free away display earned them their first league win at St Mary’s since Southampton’s return to the top flight in 2012/13.

Arsenal player ratings v Southampton: Alexis redeems himself as Mustafi bosses...

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Arsenal kept their good run going and beat Southampton 2-0 on Wednesday night to get back to 5th place, just 3 away from the beloved top 4.

That’s why Wenger’s manager and we aren’t: Arsenal fans react to...

Arsenal managed to somewhat reluctantly register a much-needed win against Southampton on Wednesday night.

Southampton didn’t waste time against Liverpool, but it is a problem...

Teams are often accused of time-wasting tactics in an attempt to run down the clock and secure a hard-earned result but Arsene Wenger doesn't believe that Southampton were time-wasting against Liverpool at the weekend.

Wenger assesses Claude Puel at Southampton

Arsène Wenger has had his say about compatriot and managerial counterpart Claude Puel, whom his side will face once again this evening.

Arsenal lose away, Southampton can't win - since they last met

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We all had a good chuckle when Southampton took points off Liverpool at the weekend, and then we remembered we were playing them next and things were sad again.

Predicted Arsenal 3-4-4 v Southampton: Random generator picks team

Arsenal travel to Southampton for what will surely be a tough game on Wednesday night. How will Arsenal lineup? Who the hell knows!

Midfield masterclass helps Wenger beat Mourinho again

Arsenal’s midfield outshone their United counterparts and provided the perfect platform for Sunday's 2-0 win, which leaves Jose Mourinho still searching for his first...

Arsenal player ratings v Manchester United: Donald Trump should use him...

Arsenal beat Manchester United on Sunday to put fifth place back in their own hands (are you excited?). So how did the players do individually?

Arsenal beating Manchester United matters even when it doesn’t

Arsenal ended Manchester United's unbeaten run, Arsene Wenger beat Jose Mourinho, and for one glorious afternoon, football was fun again for Gooners the globe...

Danny Welbeck: I love Manchester United but once we’re on that...

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Aaron Ramsey and Danny Welbeck spoke to Sky Sports immediately after the final whistle on Sunday.

Arsene Wenger gives his verdict on finally beating Jose Mourinho

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Arsene Wenger met with Sky Sports immediately after his side had beaten Manchester United at the Emirates.

Arsenal end Manchester United unbeaten run as fans rediscover football joy:...

Arsenal ended Manchester United's unbeaten run, Arsene Wenger beat Jose Mourinho, and for one glorious afternoon, football was fun again for Gooners the globe over.

Predicted Manchester United 4-2-3-1 v Arsenal: Rooney back to score

With both managers mounting a challenge for a Champions League spot for the next season, this will be one of the most important fixtures in the coming weeks.

3 key battles that could decide Arsenal v Manchester United

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With the game between Arsenal and Manchester United expected to be tough affair, there are some key duels that could decide the game.

48 v 21: Arsenal’s defence clear weak point since they last...

Arsenal and Manchester United have played a combined total of 69 games since the sides last played each other back in November.

Manchester United pre-Arsenal team news

José Mourinho has confirmed that first-choice goalkeeper David de Gea will return in goal against Arsenal ahead of Sunday's afternoon encounter.

I'm a big boy says Jose Mourinho about Arsene Wenger feud

Ahead of their 17th meeting this weekend, José Mourinho has insisted there are no underlying issues with Arsène Wenger.

Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3 v Manchester United: Giroud dropped

Arsenal welcome Manchester United to the Emirates as both sides slug it out to see who can finish fifth.

Granit Xhaka doubtful for Arsenal v Manchester United: Pre-match team news

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Arsene Wenger met with the press ahead of Arsenal's game against Manchester United on Sunday.

3 years v 3 weeks: Tactics and why Arsenal lost at...

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Arsenal held on for 55 minutes, before they succumbed to two second half goals against a Spurs side they never looked like beating.

Welbeck targets Manchester United for Arsenal bounceback after Tottenham failure

Danny Welbeck was a second-half substitute during Arsenal's 2-0 defeat at White Hart Lane and admitted his disappointment after yet another defeat.

Wenger: He was one of the players who turned up for...

There were not many standout contenders for an individual Man of the Match performance from Arsenal's perspective during Sunday's derby, but Petr Čech has earned some praise from Arsene Wenger after an impressive goalkeeping display.

Arsenal player ratings v Tottenham: Will Alexis finally get some criticism...

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It was all going so well - both United and City drew their matches, Chelsea won and ran away from Spurs for a bit, and we ONLY needed to do well and win.

Arsenal are better than Tottenham, they just need a coach with...

Arsenal lost at Tottenham and that was no surprise to anyone. Despite having a deeper squad and better players, they should have been able to...

Thierry Henry: 20 years and Spurs still have nothing to show...

Thierry Henry did not give the answer he was expected to when he was asked after Tottenham's win over Arsenal if he looks across north London with a sense of envy.

No pride, soul or mental strength: Arsenal answer many questions in...

When Arsenal lose to Tottenham the natural reaction is to get angry. Not this time. This time we're just sad. This pod comes from Lee Hurley's post-match...

Wenger: Tottenham finishing above Arsenal had to happen one day

Arsene Wenger said that 'mathematically it was bound to happen' that Tottenham would finish above Arsenal after his side sealed their own fate at White Hart Lane.

Petr Cech trolls Tottenham despite losing

Petr Cech managed to get a dig in at Tottenham in his post-match interview when he said they were having their 'best season in the history of their club'.

Tottenham finally finish above Arsenal: DVD release date not yet announced

Arsenal imploded in the second half at White Hart Lane, handing Tottenham their own version of St Totteringham's Day after a 21-year wait.

Tottenham v Arsenal: 62 games since they last met with contrasting...

Arsenal face Tottenham on Sunday afternoon for the first time since November and the fortunes of both sides could not be more different.

Laurent Koscielny returns to full training as Arsenal get ready for...

Alexis Sanchez v Tottenham
It's another big fixture for Arsenal, in the final north London Derby at White Hart Lane.

Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3 v Tottenham: Walcott dropped

Arsenal travel to White Hart Lane, as it currently stands, for the last time this season, so how will they lineup?

Wenger: This is what I expect from Tottenham

Arsene Wenger has said that he expects an ‘open game’ when Arsenal venture up the Seven Sisters Road to face Tottenham on Sunday.

Arsenal pre-Tottenham team news: Koscileny news ‘positive’

Arsene Wenger met with the press ahead of Arsenal's crunch game at White Hart Lane this weekend.

Arsenal's new system means these players could be sold

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Do these players have a future at Arsenal under the new system?

Arsenal player ratings: Shocking display from one while others impress

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It was a really frustrating Wednesday night in London and you certainly couldn't tell it was a match between last season's champions and the runner-ups.

Why are we talking Alexis’ antics and not Leicester red cards?

Arsenal beat Leicester 1-0 at the Emirates thanks to Nacho Monreal but all the talk is about Mike Jones and Alexis Sanchez.

Referee makes it all about him as Nacho Monreal saves Arsenal

Nacho Monreal continued his red-hot steak, as his speculative effort cannoned off Robert Huth's chest to give Arsenal all three points late in the game against Leicester.

Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3 v Leicester City: Return of Le Coq

Arsenal welcome Leicester City to the Emirates on Wednesday night hoping to win back-to-back league games for the first time since January.

Arsenal looking to win 2-in-a-row for first time since January v...

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Arsenal will be looking to secure back-to-back league victories for the first time since January when they host Craig Shakespeare's Leicester City side on Wednesday evening.

Tactics: How Arsenal used Middlesbrough as their Manchester City testing ground

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There are two schools of thought regarding Arsenal’s formation switch ahead of Monday night’s 2-1 win over Middlesbrough at the Riverside.

Arsenal player focus: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain give MOTM performance against Middlesbrough

In our match preview, I stressed the importance of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain starting against Middlesbrough. He didn't disappoint.

Arsenal players react to win over Middlesbrough

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Laurent Koscielny and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain spoke with the press immediately after the win over Middlesbrough while others took to social media

Arsene Wenger: See, I can change!

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Arsene Wenger met with the press after his side's 2-1 win over Middlesbrough at the Riverside.

Arsenal player ratings: Youngsters shine as more senior players stink up...

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It was a rainy Monday night at the Riverside for Arsenal who came away with all three points after a tough game. So how did the players do?

How sh*t must you be, we're winning away: Arsenal fans react...

Arsenal went to Middlesbrough with six changes to their lineup and a back three for the first time in 20 years, looked a total shambles, yet managed to come away with all three points.

This Arsenal star must start: Middlesbrough v Arsenal preview

Calum Chambers
After a forgettable 3-0 away defeat against Crystal Palace last Monday, Arsenal will be looking to atone for their errors in another away fixture - against Steve Agnew's inconsistent Middlesbrough side.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 v Middlesbrough: Welbeck dropped

It’s Arsenal time again and this time it’s a trip to 19thplaced Middlesbrough which is striking terror into the hearts of Arsenal fans everywhere.

170 goals: Middlesbrough v Arsenal since they last met

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Arsenal travel to Middlesbrough on Monday night hoping to arrest a slide of four successive away defeats.

Tactics: Arsenal's pathetic Palace performance indicative of deeper problems

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A gameplan, no matter how elaborate or simple, stringent or fluid, can only be as effective as the players tasked with implementing it. At Selhurst...

Arsenal player ratings: More zeros than Arsene Wenger's paycheck

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I'm have no words for Arsenal's 'performance' against Crystal Palace.

Wenger: I want the fans to support the team – pity...

Arsene Wenger said after Arsenal’s latest embarrassment that he understands the fans’ disappointment because they all feel it too, in the latest round of 'let's tell the fans what we think they want to hear.'

Arsenal board need to remove Wenger contract offer

Arsenal were a total shambles against Crystal Palace on Monday night.

Arsenal fan tweets as they crash and burn against Crystal Palace

Arsenal turned in another pathetic performance in the Premier League as they lost to Crystal Palace in the most predictable fashion.

Arsenal fans create hilarious hashtag during Crystal Palace match

Arsenal fans spent the majority of the first half against Crystal Palace trying to ignore what they were watching on a pitch.

What can Crystal Palace and Arsenal expect from Monday’s referee?

Michael Oliver will take charge of Arsenal’s trip to Crystal Palace on Monday night, so what can both sides expect from the official?

A must-win clash against resurgent Eagles: Crystal Palace vs Arsenal preview

After our 3-0 win over West Ham last time out, there's another London derby to contest - this time against a resurgent Crystal Palace side who've won four of their last five league matches.

These two must start for Arsenal against Crystal Palace: Predicted XI

Arsenal have a great chance to get back-to-back wins when they travel to an injury-ravaged Crystal Palace on Monday night.

Arsene Wenger Alexis, Ozil, Crystal Palace, himself and more

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Arsene Wenger met with the press ahead of Arsenal's game against Crystal Palace on Monday night.

How Arsenal's throwback tactics against West Ham got the best out...

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An Arsenal side inspired by Mesut Özil and captained by Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey got back to winning ways against West Ham, while also turning in a solid performance they can build upon moving towards Wembley.

Arsenal annoy BBC MOTD by being good against West Ham

BBC's Match of the Day reached new levels of ridiculousness on Wednesday night with their analysis of Arsenal's game against West Ham. The highlight's package...

Ozil, Xhaka and Wengerball: Lessons from Arsenal's win over West Ham

Arsenal took home all three points against West Ham, ending a run of games in which they played like a bunch of idiots.

Wenger talks Ozil ‘hit hard’, Elneny, Ospina, confidence & more

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Arsene Wenger met with the press after Arsenal returned to winning ways against West Ham.

Arsenal player focus: Alexis shows against West Ham why Arsenal fans...

Alexis Sanchez was back to his world class best during Arsenal's 3-0 win against West Ham on Wednesday night.

Arsenal player ratings: Ozil, Xhaka star in West Ham show

It was a lovely Wednesday night at the Emirates Stadium, one like we haven't had in a while.

Wenger hails Arsenal after West Ham show, doesn't mention mental strength

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Arsene Wenger was at pains to stress how important Arsenal’s win over West Ham was for the confidence of the side.

Arsenal fans earn the right to smile again

That was so much better from Arsenal that it can't help but remind you of why you fell in love with football in the first place.

Best tweets as Arsenal return with great display against West Ham

Arsenal got back to winning ways against West Ham at the Emirates in an exciting match which showcased some actual football from the Gunners.

Gunners target return to winning ways: Arsenal vs West Ham preview

After a frenetic 2-2 draw against Manchester City on Sunday afternoon, Arsenal will look for a return to winning ways when they entertain Slaven Bilic's West Ham side on Wednesday evening.

Arsenal to get no love from referee against West Ham

Martin Atkinson
Martin Atkinson takes charge of Arsenal's game against West Ham, so what can both sides expect from one of PGMOL’s finest?

West Ham infograph ahead of Arsenal’s lastest act of Premier League...

Andy Carroll
It's Premier League time again and this time, West Ham roll into town giving Arsenal the perfect chance to demonstrate their care in the community programme by helping out a team struggling even more than themselves.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 v West Ham: Giroud, Ramsey, Ox in

Arsenal welcome West Ham to the Emirates on Wednesday night in what must surely be their best chance to get back to winning ways.

Watch: Arsene Wenger’s pre-West Ham press conference in full

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Arsene Wenger met with the press ahead of Arsenal's game against West Ham on Wednesday night.

Arsenal's Defensive Woes Continue

Arsenal’s defence was an absolute shambles at times against Manchester City.

Iwobi: What I tried to do against Manchester City

Alex Iwobi hoped his energy would help Arsenal seal all three points against Manchester City.

Exasperating Arsenal’s problems get deeper every week

The manager doesn’t seem up to the job, the players say they want to play for him but just don’t seem to have it...

Arsenal fan reaction: Arsenal need major surgery, midfield appalling against Manchester...

Arsenal drew 2-2 against Manchester City and Daily Cannon's Matthew Wade delivers a damming verdict on Arsene Wenger and his squad. Skip straight to audio Listen...

Wenger: This is why Mesut Ozil missed glorious chance against Manchester...

Mesut Ozil had a glorious chance to score for Arsenal and perhaps win them the game against Manchester City but he fluffed his lines.

Wenger talks Arsenal mental strength against Manchester City

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Arsene Wenger used his post-match reactions to hail the Arsenal mental strength in all the interviews he undertook.

Wenger hails Arsenal mental strength 4 times after Manchester City draw

Arsene Wenger hailed his side’s mental strength after they managed to grab a draw against Manchester City.

Arsenal forward: It's not good enough for us as a club

Danny Welbeck spoke with Sky Sports after Arsenal's 2-2 draw with Manchester City on Sunday afternoon.

Fans react on Twitter as Arsenal drive them crazy against Manchester...

Arsenal couldn't get back to winning ways against Manchester City on Sunday afternoon but they did show a bit of fight and spirit, some might even proffer 'mental strength'.

Wenger hoping he's giving Arsenal midfielder 'taste for more' amidst ext...

Arsene Wenger has used his pre-Manchester City programme notes to pick out Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for a special mention.

What can Arsenal and Manchester City expect from Sunday’s referee?

Andre Marriner will take charge of Arsenal’s game against Manchester City on Sunday, so what can both sides expect from the official?

Compared: Arsenal and Manchester City’s form since the sides last met

Hector Bellerin
Everything you need to know about how Arsenal and Manchester City have played since they last met

Stat attack: Everything you need to know ahead of Arsenal v...

Arsenal stats
Arsenal welcome Manchester City to the Emirates this weekend as we finally bid farewell to international football for the season. Ahead of the game, the lovely people over at Kickoff.co.uk sent us through a great stats pack

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 lineup v Manchester City: Does it even matter...

Arsenal welcome Manchester City to the Emirates on Sunday in a game they simply have to win.

Arsene Wenger pre-Manchester City press conference in full

Arsene Wenger met with the press ahead of his side's game against Manchester City at the weekend.

Tactics: What went wrong for Arsenal against West Brom

Arsenal tactics
‘Control’ in a footballing context is an almost subjective word that means different things to different people. Whatever it is, Arsenal lacked it against West Brom

In full: Arsene Wenger’s post West Brom press conference

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Arsene Wenger met with the press after his side's latest defeat and set the interweb alight by admitting he had finally made a decision on his future.

Watch: Arsene Wenger post West Brom shambles interview

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A very deflated Arsene Wenger spoke with the press immediately after his side crashed to a 30-1 defeat at West Brom.

Tweets: Arsenal fans react to West Brom shambles, plane banners, Ospina,...

Arsenal put in yet another weak performance and paid for it with all the points as the Baggies won 3-1. Mohamed Elneny returned to the...

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 lineup for inevitable struggle against West Brom

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal travel to West Brom knowing that they have only lost one of their last 12 Premier League games against West Brom, so how will they line up?

West Brom v Arsenal referee preview

Neil Swarbrick has refereed just one Arsenal game this season – the reverse of this fixture on Boxing Day at the Emirates, find out more here

Since they last played: West Brom v Arsenal infograph

Olivier Giroud
Arsenal and West Brom meet this weekend with neither side setting the world alight. Here's everything that has happened to the two sides since:

Referee preview: Swarbrick back for West Brom v Arsenal

Neil Swarbrick has refereed just one Arsenal game this season – the reverse of this fixture on Boxing Day at the Emirates.

Arsene Wenger’s pre-West Brom press conference in full

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Arsene Wenger met with the press on Thursday ahead of Arsenal's game against West Brom. Watch his full press conference here

Arsene Wenger – Benching Alexis misfired against Liverpool + post-match interviews

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Arsene Wenger admitted that benching Alexis Sanchez against Liverpool misfired when he was quizzed about it immediately after the game.

Get in the bin – Which Arsenal player got the worst...

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal went to Liverpool and lost in a way we’ve seen all too many times before.

Tweets - Arsenal fans react during Arsenal's embarassment at Liverpool

during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on March 4, 2017 in Liverpool, England.
Arsenal answered their critics with a massive shrug of their shoulders as they capitulated at Anfield thanks to another poor first half display.

Wenger confirms Arsenal tactics for Liverpool with Ozil key

Mesut Ozil
Arsenal are going to Liverpool to control the match and play their usual game – there will be no bus-parking at Anfield.

Mesut Ozil in and out of for Liverpool game

(L) of Muenchen and of Arsenal battle for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany.
Mesut Ozil has not not been ruled out of Arsenal's game against Liverpool despite reports on Friday evening that the German had not travelled north with the squad.

All signs point to strong ref for Arsenal at Liverpool

Bobby Madley will take charge of Arsenal’s trip to Liverpool on Saturday.

154 scored, 79 conceded – Liverpool v Arsenal – Since they...

A lot has happened since Arsenal and Liverpool met on the first day of the season.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 lineup v Liverpool - Ozil and Ramsey to...

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal travel to Liverpool and the game is pretty much must-win for both sides, so how will Arsenal lineup?

Goals, excitement & unpredictability – What to expect from Liverpool v...

After a three-week Premier League hiatus for the Gunners, a tough test at Anfield awaits on Saturday evening.

Liverpool suffer major injury blow ahead of Arsenal game

Jordan Henderson
Liverpool look likely to be without their captain, Jordan Henderson, when Arsenal arrive at Anfield this weekend.

Petr Čech refuses to concede defeat to Chelsea

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Petr Cech of Arsenal applauds supporters after his side's 2-0 win in the Premier League match between Arsenal and Hull City at Emirates Stadium on February 11, 2017 in London, England.
After his first clean sheet in four matches during a 2-0 win over Hull yesterday, Petr Cech refused to rule us out of the Premier League title race.

Arsenal player ratings v Hull – What is a midfield?

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal made hard work of their game against Hull, but when you consider what the Tigers have done to Liverpool and United recently, perhaps we shouldn’t be too hard on our little bunch of snowflakes.

Arsene Wenger apologises for Alexis goal v Hull even though he...

Arsene Wenger spoke with the press after his side's win over Hull, apologising if Alexis' goal was handball and admitting the side were nervous.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Granit Xhaka
After successive defeats against Watford and Chelsea, it's about restoring order from Arsenal's perspective as Hull arrive at the Emirates with a massive bag of banana skins.

Cards aplenty in last 15 – Arsenal v Hull referee preview

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

Arsenal and Hull managers’ press conference in full

Arsene Wenger and Marco Silva both spoke with the press on Friday ahead of their showdown in the Premier League at the Emirates this weekend.

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

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When it comes to sides that are committing the most fouls this season (on actual fouls given), Watford are leading the way in the Premier League with Manchester United not too far behind them.

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

Arsenal tactics
Arsenal were found wanting yet again at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in a defeat that finally ended a title challenge that had been running on fumes.

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

Antonio Conte
Chelsea’s manager, Antonio Conte, believes that it is legal to elbow players in the head with such force they are knocked out because Marcos Alonso jumped higher than Hector Bellerin.

Arsenal players get negative ratings v Chelsea

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

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

Arsene Wenger in stands at Chelsea
Arsene Wenger once again managed to find words to praise his players and try to shift any doubt over his team preparation by saying ‘we had the right attitude’ after the defeat at Stamford Bridge.

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

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Martin Atkinson, as expected, played a pivotal role in Arsenal’s defeat at Stamford Bridge on Sunday as the Gunners said goodbye to their title challenge in the weakest possible fashion.

4 Arsenal v Chelsea player battles that could decide the match

Laurent Koscielny Diego Costa
While football may be a team game, certain individual battles on the pitch will go some way to determining who wins this game at Stamford Bridge.

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

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

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

After a forgettable defeat on Tuesday night at the hands of Watford, it's even more of an important fixture for Arsenal as they make the short trip to west London with league leaders Chelsea up next.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Arsenal sting themselves in the face against Watford

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

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

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Arsenal welcome Watford to the Emirates tonight in the Premier League and we should see a number of changes to the side that brushed past Southampton at the weekend.

What’s happened since Arsenal last faced Watford?

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

Player ratings: Alexis ice cold despite Xhaka stupidity

Arsenal player ratings
It's never boring or easy with Arsenal, is it?

Wenger 'regrets everything' after Anthony Taylor shove

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Arsene Wenger has told the media that he 'regrets everything' after he shoved Anthony Taylor in the Arsenal tunnel.

Moss sticks it to Granit but Arsenal avoid slip

Arsenal beat Burnley despite being reduced to 10 men, but that was only half the story...

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 v Burnley – Bellerin back

Arsenal welcome Burnley to the Emirates on Sunday, so how will they line up?

Arsenal v Burnley – Since we last met

Arsenal opposition preview
Ahead of Arsenal’s game against Burnley this weekend, we take a look at what has happened since both sides played each other back in October.

Wenger - This is how Arsenal will beat Burnley

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Arsene Wenger believes that the best way to beat Burnley at the Emirates on Sunday is to use Arsenal's pace, in both runs and passing while protecting themselves from the counter.

Tactics: How Arsenal reverted to Wengerball to destroy Swansea

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Saturday’s performance in the 0-4 win at Swansea was Arsenal’s most aesthetically pleasing display in the league since the win over Chelsea back in September, so what did they do differently?

Swansea boss convinced Ki’s dive against Arsenal was a penalty

Paul Clement, Swansea manager
Paul Clement was left frustrated after his side’s defeat to Arsenal and was less than impressed at Mike Jones for booking Ki Sung-Yeung instead of awarding his side a penalty.

Arsenal player focus - Giroud more deadly that Diego Costa or...

Olivier Giroud and Alex Iwobi v Swansea
Despite appearing to be struggling with an injury to his ankle, Olivier Giroud once against proved why Arsenal were right to extend his deal when the Gunners beat Swansea 4-0.

Arsenal player focus - Alexis on fire but should he be...

Alexis Sanchez scores v Swansea
As usual, Alexis Sanchez was brilliant for Arsenal during their 4-0 win away to Swansea on Saturday but there was a downside to his afternoon.

Arsenal player ratings: Iwobi shines in a big away win

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal romped home against Swansea, but how did the players do on an individual basis?

New signing D. Flection wins it for Arsenal at Swansea as...

Olivier Giroud v Swansea
Arsenal moved into the top four, for a few hours at least, with a comprehensive win at the Liberty, completing a season double over Swansea for the first time since they returned to the top flight (2011).

Wenger confirms injury blow for Arsenal ahead of Swansea game

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Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning ahead of Arsenal's trip to Swansea on Saturday.

Arsenal fail to show mental strength at Preston by only conceding...

Arsenal mental strength
Arsenal failed to demonstrate their fabled mental strength at Deepdale by only coming back from one goal down to win – a feat easily achieved by lesser mortals with no such strengths.

5 things Arsenal learned v Bournemouth

What did Arsenal learn from their rather embarrassing loss way to Bournemouth?

Olivier Giroud has most shots on goal v Bournemouth

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud once again made a pretty solid case for a new contact during Arsenal's 3-3 draw against Bournemouth.

Aaron Ramsey completes more passes than any player v Bournemouth

Despite getting off to a shaky start out wide, Aaron Ramsey managed the most successful passes out of any other player during Arsenal's 3-3 draw against Bournemouth.

Match preview - Arsenal aim for third win on the bounce...

Arsenal match preview
Having prevailed with a comfortable 2-0 home victory over Crystal Palace on New Year's Day, Arsenal will be looking to secure their third successive Premier League win when they travel to the Vitality Stadium with Bournemouth up next.

Referee preview - Do Arsenal have cause for concern against Bournemouth?

Michael Oliver has been chosen to referee Arsenal's Premier League match away to Bournemouth, which isn't exactly fantastic news.

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v Bournemouth

Arsenal predicted lineup
Just two days after Arsenal's 2-0 win against Crystal Palace at the Emirates and THAT Olivier Giroud goal, the Gunners travel to Bournemouth hoping for a similar performance.

Reaction! Olivier Giroud watches his wonder goal for the first time

After Arsenal’s win over Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon, Sky Sports spoke with Olivier Giroud and showed him his own goal.

Arsenal player ratings: Great team performance to kick Ooff 2017 in...

Arsenal player ratings
Happy new year! 3 points, a clean sheet, great performance and goal of the season on the first day of 2017 - not a bad way to start.

‘Oh my god, what was that?!’ Giroud screamer wins it for...

Olivier gIroud celebrates scoring against Crystal Palace
Arsenal kept pace with the sides above them in the league thanks to a comfortable win over Sam Allardyce’s Crystal Palace and Olivier Giroud's wonder goal.

Wenger – We were relentless

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Arsene Wenger believes his side were ‘relentless’ against West Brom after two disappointing matches in the week before.

Arsenal v Crystal Palace – A turgid affair fit for Sunday...

Ever feel like we're playing the same game of football over and over?

Arsenal v Crystal Palace – Opposition infograph

Arsenal preview Crystal Palace
Arsenal welcome Crystal Palace to the Emirates on Sunday for the first match of 2017. Here's everything you need to know about them ahead of the game.

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v Crystal Palace

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal welcome Crystal Palace to the Emirates for the first match of 2017 and they will be without seven players for the game. This is how we think Arsenal will lineup for the game.

Poor referee selected for Arsenal v Crystal Palace

Andre Marriner
Andre Marriner will take charge of Arsenal v Crystal Palace on Sunday at the Emirates and Arsenal fans will be hoping that he offers a bit more protection than he did the last time he refereed an Arsenal game.

Wenger – Why Arsenal did not want to play West Brom

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Following Arsenal's 1-0 win over West Brom on Boxing Day, Arsene Wenger explained why playing the Baggies off the back of two losses wasn't exactly an ideal tie.

Player focus – Ozil defies human eyes once again

Mesut Ozil v West Brom
To appreciate Mesut Ozil, you need to watch him live

Human eyes aren’t always enough to fully appreciate him – Arsenal...

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal managed to grab all three points against West Brom on Boxing Day but it was far from an inspiring performance. How did the players do individually?

Episode 2,564 of Arsenal v The Bus ends in lucky escape

Alexis Sanchez v West Brom
Arsenal bored fans to death against West Brom at the Emirates on Boxing Day but managed to find a winner to avoid slipping even further behind Chelsea in the title race.

Wenger – We’re not used to losing

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Arsene Wenger has said that ‘disappointments are part of a successful season’ but admitted that losing is hard to take because his side aren’t used to it.

Cech - This is what we have to prepare for against...

Petr Cech
Arsenal face West Brom on Boxing Day having lost only 2 of their previous 19 Premier League Boxing Day games and Petr Cech has been speaking ahead of the game

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v West Brom

Arsenal predicted lineup
It’s Boxing Day and our lighter-than-usual festive schedule kicks off against West Brom, so how will Arsenal line up?

INFOGRAPH: Everything Arsenal need to know about West Brom

Tony Pulis manager of West Brom
Everything you need to knbow ahead of Arsenal's game against West Brom at the Emirates on Boxing Day

Worrying stat shows how many times Arsenal defender passed to Cech...

Petr Cech
Worryingly, one of Arsenal's top pass combinations against Manchester City was between Gabriel and Petr Cech.

Wenger slams referee following Manchester City defeat

Martin Atkinson
Arsene Wenger had some choice words for referee, Martin Atkinson following Arsenal's 2-1 defeat away to Manchester City.

Laurent Koscielny completes more clearances than anyone v Manchester City

Laurent Koscielny
Laurent Koscielny was once again Arsenal's main man against Manchester City.

Alexis Sanchez commits most fouls out of any player v Manchester...

Alexis Sanchez
When you think of Alexis Sanchez, it's usually something to do with football, dogs or smiling; he's a lover not a fighter.

Amazing stat shows Theo Walcott has overtaken massive Arsenal legend

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott has now scored more Premier League goals than Robert Pires.

Manchester City boss - It means a lot to beat Arsenal

Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola is over the moon that he managed to beat, according to him, one of the best teams in the Premier League.

Woeful Arsenal wave goodbye to lead after lacklustre display v Manchester...

Despite only losing by 2-1, Arsenal's performance against Manchester City was one of their worst of the season.

Infograph: Opposition preview - Can Manchester City end bad streak against...

Manchester City haven't had the most consistent run of results so far this season.

Watch: Get hyped – Manchester City v Arsenal promo

Arsene Wenger and Pep Guardiola
Manchester City host Arsenal on Sunday afternoon in a crucial match for both teams.

Tactics: How Arsenal came unstuck at Everton

Arsenal tactics
Arsenal came away empty-handed from Goodison Park after playing well for approximately two of the final 60 minutes against Ronald Koeman’s resurgent Everton side, who had only won one of their last 10 matches.

Watch: Should this have been an Arsenal penalty against Everton?

Mark Clattenburg and Alexis Sanchez
Should this tackle on Alexis Sanchez have been a penalty?

Everton boss - We were lucky to beat Arsenal

Ronald Koeman
Everton boss, Ronald Koeman, was full of praise for Arsenal despite his team beating us 2-1 on Tuesday evening.

Granit Xhaka still passmaster v Everton despite Arsenal loss

Granit Xhaka
Despite Arsenal losing against Everton 2-1 on Tuesday night, Granit Xhaka was still the passmaster, completing the most passes out of anyone on the pitch.

Wenger – This is why Arsenal lost to Everton

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger believes that Arsenal lost to Everton on Tuesday night because they didn't take their chances.

Wenger challenges Chelsea to continue unbeaten run

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger has praised Chelsea on their nine-game winning streak but can they continue?

Watch: Stoke boss agrees with penalty decision v Arsenal

Mark Hughes
Stoke boss, Mark Hughes, unsurprisingly agrees with Lee Mason's penalty decision during his team's trip to Arsenal.

Watch: Wenger talks Stoke, Arsenal's bench and that penalty

Arsene Wenger was on hand post-match after Arsenal beat Stoke 3-1 at home on Saturday afternoon.

Arsenal player ratings v Stoke – Ozil, Ox & Alexis shine...

Arsenal never really got out of 2nd gear against Stoke because they didn't have to.

Wenger - Referee made wrong penalty call... again!

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger had his say on Stoke's penalty that was given against Arsenal in the 29th minute of the Premier League match.

Watch: Was referee right to give this penalty to Stoke against...

Granit Xhaka
In the 29th minute Stoke got awarded a penalty by referee, Lee Mason, but should it have been given?

Wenger praises Arsenal bench after Stoke win

Alex Iwobi
Arsene Wenger praised the quality of Arsenal's bench after Iwobi came on in the 69th minute to score their third goal against Stoke.

Wenger – This was key to Arsenal beating Stoke

Arsene Wenger
Speaking after Arsenal's comfortable 3-1 win over Stoke City, Arsene Wenger revealed an aspect of the Gunners' game that was key to their victory.

Two Arsenal men make BBC TOTW, one very surprising

Arsenal team of the week
Alexis Sanchez and Nacho Monreal were both selected in Garth Crook’s BBC Team of the Week for the matches that were played this weekend.

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v West Ham – Walcott, Alexis back

Arsenal predicted lineup
After crashing out of the EFL Cup to Southampton midweek, Arsenal are expected to field a very different starting XI against West Ham on Saturday.

Granit Xhaka did these four things more than any other player...

Granit Xhaka v Bournemouth
Granit Xhaka finally got a start for Arsenal and he used it to run, pass, tackle, and recover the ball more than any other player.

Alexis Sanchez ‘This is the Premier League, I like it. I’m...

Alexis Sanchez gave a rare post-match interview after Arsenal beat Bournemouth and said he’s ‘happy’and loving the Premier League.

Referee penalty shocker makes Arsenal work for the points v Bournemouth

Arsenal had to overcome a determined Bournemouth side and an idiotic Mike Jones to claim all three points at the Emirates on Sunday afternoon.

Bournemouth manager sings Arsenal's praises

Eddie Howe
Ahead of our meeting on Sunday afternoon, AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has publicly revealed praise for Arsenal and admitted he has watched the Gunners in previous years to find ways that he can improve, both in his playing career and now as a manager.

Head-to-head, form, key players & more - All Arsenal need to...

Arsenal welcome Bournemouth to the Emirates this weekend and will be hoping to get back to winning ways against the League's tenth best-placed team. Here's all you need to know about Bournemouth

Granit Xhaka to start – Arsenal predicted XI v Bournemouth

Arsenal predicted lineup
This is it, this is going to be the weekend when Granit Xhaka finally gets a start for Arsenal.

Protect yourself – Mike Jones to referee Arsenal v Bournemouth

Referee Mike Jones
Mike Jones has been handed the reins of Arsenal v Bournemouth this weekend in the Premier League.

Bonus Arsenal Pod: PSG uncovered

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In addition to our weekly pod, we have a Champions League special too.

Tactics: This is what cost Arsenal against Manchester United

Arsenal tactics
As you were no doubt told when you first started watching football, going in 0-0 at half time of an away game is no bad thing.

Wenger explains why Xhaka and Iwobi didn't start at Manchester United

Arsene Wenger explained his team selection after his side’s draw with Manchester United, stating that he picked his team based on ‘experience and fight’.

Battling Arsenal midfielder explains the theory about Arsenal's frontman

Francis Coquelin v Manchester United
Despite Manchester United's dominance for large periods at Old Trafford on Saturday lunchtime, Arsenal responded well after going behind to Juan Mata's 68th minute strike to snatch a last-gasp point, in no part thanks to their subs.

Arsenal’s shot map v Manchester United makes for sad viewing

Olivier GIroud v Manchester United
To say that Arsenal underperformed against Manchester United would be akin to saying water is a little bit wet.

Player Ratings: Giroud shines but Ozil & co. stink up Manchester...

Arsenal player ratings
A draw at Old Trafford is better than a loss

Arsenal’s defence worries fans more than World War 3 after Manchester...

Arsenal poll
Arsenal’s defence is causing Arsenal fans more problems than the impending World War 3 that’s coming our way after Donald Trump was elected.

Jose Mourinho’s look of disgust after Arsenal draw makes Gooners super...

Sad Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho looked absolutely disgusted that his side had not been able to beat Arsene Wenger’s men on Saturday at Old Trafford.

Mourinho – Manchester United were ‘phenomenal’ against Arsenal & 'unluckiest team...

Sad Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho met with the press after the final whistle on Saturday and he was not pleased with the result.

Wenger admits wondering if Arsenal have 'mental block' at Manchester United

Arsene Wenegr at Old Trafford
Arsene Wenger met with the press after his side lucked a draw at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon.

Should Manchester United man have been sent off for this against...

Andre Marriner
On Saturday afternoon Matteo Darmian seemed to be a very lucky boy.

Walcott surprised to be questioned over Arsenal’s poor performance

Theo Walcott v Manchester United
Theo Walcott met with the press shortly after Arsenal’s 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Saturday and seemed genuinely surprised to be asked about their disappointing performance.

Manchester United v Arsenal preview: Bragging rights and points up for...

Arsenal match preview
An away trip to Old Trafford is never ideal straight after the international break, but Arsène Wenger's side will travel to Manchester ahead of the lunchtime kick-off on Saturday with the belief that they can finally banish their hoodoo against José Mourinho.

Tactics: How Arsenal allowed Tottenham to claim a draw at the...

Arsenal tactics
Arsenal should have been out of sight by halftime in the north London derby, so how did Spurs end up with a draw?

Wenger explains why Arsenal didn’t beat Tottenham

Arsene Wenger
Despite all of the pre-match anticipation and excitement, the north London derby was not a memorable one for Arsenal. Arsene Wenger explains what went wrong.

Wanyama, the penalty, the result - Analysing Arsene Wenger’s post-Tottenham comments...

Spin, deflection and misdirection are the order of the day for many interviews after a disappointing result, so how did Arsene Wenger do with his comments after Arsenal’s draw with Spurs?

How did Clattenberg not give Arsenal a penalty for this against...

Mark Clattenberg Arsenal v Tottenham
Yes, yes, I know, I’m only whinging about the referee because we didn’t win.

Watch – Arsenal nutmegs v Tottenham

Arsenal skills
We may not have got the result that we wanted – nor the performance, but a couple of Arsenal players demonstrated some skills to show us they haven’t totally forgotten how to football now it's November.

Arsenal player ratings v Tottenham with player highlights

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal were well below par against Tottenham on Sunday and might think that a point was a decent result given how poor they were at times. Here's how the players rated individually:

Should Arsenal’s goal against Tottenham have been ruled out for offside?

Wimmer OG Arsenal v Tottenham
Since the final whistle (and during the game) there has been much whinging about Arsenal’s goal, which was scored by Tottenham’s Kevin Wimmer, with claims it was offside.

Wenger challenges referee’s decision to award penalty to Tottenham

Arsene Wenger met with the press after his side’s 1-1 draw with Tottenham and challenged Mark Clattenberg's decision to award them a penalty.

Arsenal well below par, Tottenham still fail to win

Alexis Sanchez v Tottenham
Arsenal had to be happy with just a point when they faced Tottenham at the Emirates on Sunday.

Mustafi – Let’s do it against Spurs!

Shkodran Mustafi may be about to take part in his first north London derby, but he seems well aware of what it means (or, at least, his media people do).

Fewer goals than 3 Arsenal players & everything else you need...

This week, our resident designer turned her attention to Tottenham and compiled all the relevant stats ahead of the game in one handy graphic for your viewing pleasure.

Forward and midfielder dropped - Arsenal predicted XI v Tottenham

Arsenal predicted lineup
When it comes to picking a starting XI for Sunday’s derby game against Tottenham, Arsene Wenger has a wealth of options.

Attack v defence – why Arsenal can thump Tottenham this weekend

Five reasons why Arsenal fans should be super optimistic ahead of the north London derby against Tottenham this weekend

POLL – Arsenal v Tottenham, who will win?

Arsenal poll
It’s a north London derby weekend and that means there is only one thing on the minds of both sets of fans – terror. So who is going to win?

Mertesacker – Arsenal fans would have been shaking their heads

Per Mertesacker
Per Mertesacker admits that Arsenal fans would have been ‘shaking their heads’ when the side went two-goals down against Ludogorets, but has backed the team to be ready for Tottenham on Sunday.

Wenger – This player is mentally stronger after the summer, he’s...

Aaron Ramsey and Arsene Wenger of Arsenal
Arsene Wenger has told the matchday programme that he believes Aaron Ramsey is ‘mentally stronger’ after his exploits with Wales in the summer.

Wenger – This is what Tottenham will do on Sunday

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger has been speaking to the matchday programme about what he expects from Tottenham on Sunday in the north London derby.

Arsenal get bumper injury boosts before Tottenham game

Arsenal team news
Arsenal have been boosted by the news that a number of their injured stars could return this weekend for the game against Tottenham at the Emirates.

Arsenal midfielder fit to start against Tottenham, but should he?

Arsenal poll
Aaron Ramsey has declared himself fit and ready to face Tottenham, but should Arsene Wenger bring him back into the starting lineup for the...

The truth about Granit Xhaka’s red card record ahead of Tottenham...

Granit Xhaka
Sunday will give Granit Xhaka the first taste of a north London derby and we have to ask – will he be able to keep himself on the pitch for 90 minutes?

Get hyped – Arsenal v Tottenham promo

There are many bigger games in football than Arsenal v Tottenham, but not to both sets of fans, with Tottenham’s season depending solely on what they do in relation to Arsenal.

Giroud, Alexis, Middlebrough + more - Wenger post-Sunderland interviews

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger met with the press for his usual post-match obligations after his side brushed Sunderland aside.

Atkinson Arsenal horror show against Sunderland highlights desperate need for change

After a poor display from Martin Atkinson in Arsenal's win over Sunderland, our resident laws-of-the-game expert, got a little bit worked up...

Surprising Arsenal players led the way in tackling and ball recovery...

If you had to guess who made the most ball recoveries and tackles for Arsenal against Sunderland, you’d probably pick Francis Coquelin or Mohamed Elneny. You'd be wrong.

94% accuracy + most touches - the most influential Arsenal player...

Mohamed Elneny came in for a lot of criticism for his pairing with Francis Coquelin in last week’s draw against Boro, but the Egyptian really stepped things up this week against Sunderland.

Wenger – This guy is 'mentally absolutely fantastic’

Olivier Giroud scores v Sunderland
Arsene Wenger hailed Olivier Giroud as having an ‘absolutely fantastic’ mentality after the Frenchman scored two goals with his first two touches against Sunderland.

Arsenal player ratings v Sunderland – Alexis world class as super...

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal should have been out of sight against Sunderland in the first half.

Ozil hails Arsenal’s ‘mentality’ after Atkinson helps Sunderland equalise

Mesut Ozil v Sunderland in a game which saw Martin Atkinson helps Sunderland
Mesut Ozil couldn’t wait to get on Twitter (or get his ‘people’ on Twitter) to hail Arsenal’s 4-1 win at Sunderland on Saturday and the team mentality to come back after their equaliser.

Wenger – This is why it was important Arsenal beat Sunderland

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger believes that it was important that Arsenal defeated Sunderland on Saturday after the disappointment of last weekend.

Arsenal turn to Plan B-ig Sexy in Sunderland rout – with...

Arsenal needed the power of Olivier Giroud and the injustice of a terrible refereeing display from Martin Atkinson to see off Sunderland on Saturday lunchtime.

Arsenal predicted XI v Sunderland - Gibbs and Oxlade-Chamberlain step in

Arsenal predicted lineup
With Nacho Monreal, Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla all a doubt for the Sunderland game and Granit Xhaka still banned, how will Arsenal line up on Saturday?

Match preview - Arsenal favourites to continue unbeaten run v Sunderland

Arsenal match preview
After a morale-boosting Cup victory in midweek over Reading, it's back to Premier League football with an away trip to Sunderland up next for Arsenal this weekend.

How Coquelin’s limitations were all too evident against Middlesbrough

Coquelin against Boro - compared to Gilberto
Francis Coquelin gets a hard time from a lot of Arsenal supporters for not being good enough but for what he is employed to do, the Frenchman is pretty darn decent at it.

Arsenal midfielder led the way in this stat, but there's a...

Mohammed Elneny used his first Premier League start since the opening day against Liverpool to outpass everybody else on the pitch, but there was a problem.

The Ludogorets decision that cost Arsenal against Middlesbrough

Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin
When you win and score six, it's easy to think that everything is rosy and that decisions which were questioned before kickoff didn't, ultimately matter.

How Middlesbrough targeted this Arsenal 'weak link' to nearly snatch all...

If you asked anyone who is Arsenal's best fullback, you'd unlikely find 100% of respondents tell you that it is Hector Bellerin and not Nacho Monreal.

Arsenal star - We just need to do this after Middlesbrough...

Petr Čech admitted that Middlesbrough deserved a point during the hard-fought goalless draw at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon.

Player focus: Arsenal defender bosses Middlesbrough

Laurent Koscielny
Laurent Koscielny was probably Arsenal's best player against Middlesbrough.

Player focus: Arsenal star proves he's top dog against Middlesbrough

Petr Cech was pretty much the main reason that Arsenal managed to escape our clash against Middlesbrough at the Emirates with a point.

Player ratings: Uninspired Arsenal midfield forces Cech to shine against Middlesbrough

Arsenal player ratings
Well that wasn't fun at all, especially for Wenger's birthday!

Match preview - Arsenal look to continue unbeaten run against struggling...

Arsenal match preview
After a morale-boosting Champions League thrashing over Ludogorets in midweek, which was hard work irrespective of the scoreline, it's back to the rigours of Premier League football once more.

Middlesbrough keeper hails Arsenal and Alexis ahead of Emirates clash

Former Barcelona goalkeeper, Victor Valdes, has hailed Arsenal as ‘one of the best teams in the world right now’ but that Middlesbrough will travel to the Emirates in search of all three points.

‘He came and said sorry to me in the dressing room’...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has revealed that Theo Walcott apologised to him in the dressing room after missing two glorious chances seal his own hattrick and register a much-needed assist for the Ox.

Wenger hails two Arsenal players after Swansea win

Arsenal's 3-2 victory over Swansea on Saturday afternoon was more nervy than it needed to be, especially with Theo Walcott netting two first-half goals.

Should Granit Xhaka really have been sent off against Swansea?

Granit Xhaka
Was Jon Moss right to send off Granit Xhaka?

Wenger – We need goals from these three players

Arsene Wenger admitted that his side got a bit lucky on Saturday against Swansea but also said that there was only one real winner on the pitch.

Wenger – We were a bit lucky against Swansea

Arsene Wenger has admitted his side got a bit lucky against Swansea and bemoaned how a positive afternoon almost turned into a nightmare.

Arsenal hold on to beat Swansea after terrible red card decision

Arsenal returned from the international break and picked up where they left off - with all three points despite Jon Moss's efforts to ensure Swansea left the Emirates with something.

Official teams: Arsenal v Swansea

The tedium of the interlull is finally over and Premier League football is back with us.

Predicted Arsenal XI v Swansea City – Rest for Alexis?

Arsenal predicted lineup
As Alexis, as well as others, have only just returned from international duty, it's likely that we'll see an ever-so-slightly rotated squad against Swansea.

Proof Arsenal’s goal against Burnley was not handball

fact check
When is a handball not a handball? When you know the laws of the game.

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s lucky win over Burnley

Arsenal travelled to Turf Moor on Sunday on the crest of a massive wave but what did we learn from their struggles?

Player focus: Theo Walcott v Burnley vs Walcott v Chelsea

Theo Walcott is a changed player but he still seems to hold the ability to frustrate, especially against defences which give him little space as Burnley did on Sunday. Is Theo just a 'big game' player as we all assume?

Wenger admits he was ‘fuming’ before Arsenal goal v Burnley

Arsene Wenger has revealed that he was ‘fuming’ with Arsenal’s decision to take a short corner just before they scored the winner in the dying seconds against Burnley at Turf Moor.

Analysis – Should Arsenal’s goal against Burnley have been disallowed?

It seems, at times, that there's nothing that the media love more than to whinge that Arsenal shouldn't have won when they've pulled off something dramatic.

Arsenal close gap on Tottenham with last-minute winner v Burnley

Arsenal couldn't replicate their form of recent weeks but somehow grabbed a last-minute winner against Burnley as we head into the international break pondering familiar problems.

Official teams: Burnley v Arsenal

It's the final Premier League game before the second international break of a season that isn't even two months old descends upon us and bores us all to death.

Arsenal predicted XI v Burnley – Iwobi and Cech back in

Arsenal predicted lineup
Despite Arsenal's success against Basel midweek, it's likely that we'll revert back to the previous starting XI that beat Chelsea when we face Burnley on Sunday.

Everything you need to know ahead of Arsenal v Chelsea

It's Premier League time and this time, the arrival of Chelsea as Arsenal look to get their first win over their London rivals in the league in an eternity.

Arsenal predicted XI v Chelsea – Xhaka to start

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal welcome Chelsea to the Emirates on Saturday afternoon, so how are they likely to lineup?

Can Arsenal make it 12th time lucky against Chelsea?

Arsenal play Chelsea this weekend and it's a big one, as well as an important fixture.

Watch: Antonio Conte’s pre-Arsenal Chelsea press conference

from Arsenal's opposition
Antonio Conte met with the press on Friday lunchtime ahead of his side’s trip to the Emirates.

Watch: Wenger laughs off Manchester United manager's ‘break his face’ comments

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning ahead of the game against Chelsea on Saturday afternoon and they tried to get him to react to Jose Mourinho's explosive comments.

Injury blow for Chelsea ahead of Arsenal clash

from Arsenal's opposition
Antonio Conte has confirmed that John Terry has not recovered from his injury and will not take part in Saturday's game at the Emirates.

Wenger picks out three Chelsea dangermen Arsenal must stop to win

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning ahead of his side’s game against Chelsea at the Emirates on Saturday.

Wenger refuses to rise to Manchester United manager's nastiness but still...

Arsene Wenger met with reporters on Friday morning and it was inevitable that someone would ask him about Jose Mourinho's comments about 'breaking his face'.

Arsenal team news: Good news for one, injury setback for another...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has met with the press ahead of Arsenal's game against Chelsea this weekend and it was a mixed bag of news in terms of injured players.

Chelsea man 'No matter what is said, Arsenal will always be...

Cesc Fabregas is hoping that his display against Leicester will see him handed a start in Antonio Conte’s side when Chelsea rock up at the Emirates this weekend.

Watch: Ozil’s sublime touch ruined by Hull pitch

On the face of it, Mesut Ozil looked like he had another off afternoon against Hull, but when you drill down into his performance, the opposite is actually true.

Watch: Whose goal was it – Alexis or Iwobi?

Alex Iwobi thought he'd scored again for Arsenal against Hull on Saturday, but Alexis was soon claiming it. Arsene Wenger thinks it belongs to Iwobi, so is he right? We take a closer look.

Quick watch: Cazorla's dummy as Arsenal beat Hull

Santi Cazorla wheeled out some skills during Arsenal's win over Hull.

Watch: How far and fast did Xhaka’s goal v Hull go?

Granit Xhaka hit a belter to score his first for Arsenal, but how far did it travel and how fast was it going?

Watch: Hull adopt Manchester United man's trick to win penalty against...

On Saturday, as Arsenal spanked Hull, Diemerci Mbokani won a penalty against Arsenal employing the technique perfected by Manchester United and England's Wayne Rooney.

Watch: Wenger and Phelan post-match press conferences

Arsene Wenger and Mike Phelan both spoke to the media after the Gunner's 4-1 at the KCOM on Saturday afternoon.

Stats: Bellerin v Monreal – Battle of the Arsenal fullbacks v...

We often talk about Hector Bellerin’s ability to get up and down the flank but often, we leave Nacho Monreal out of that conversation.

Koscielny v Mustafi – Who was pass-master at the back v...

Since Shkodran Mustafi arrived at Arsenal we’ve been looking closely at his passing stats given that he arrived with a reputation as a ball-playing centreback.

Five things Arsenal learnt against Hull City

After a considerably better result against Hull than PSG midweek, it's time to look at what we learnt during the Premier League clash.

Player ratings: Xhaka scores screamer while Alexis and Walcott impress v...

The scoreline may be flatting but at least Arsenal managed to net four against Hull.

Result: Arsenal topple hosts Hull despite embarrassing penalty miss

Arsenal finally managed another win over Hull and this time it was moderately convincing.

Arsenal predicted starting lineup v Hull

Arsenal predicted lineup
Another weekend, another game, another chance to get a predicted lineup completely wrong.

Southampton man baffled by quality of Arsenal penalty spot

Virgil van Dijk has admitted his frustration with the Arsenal groundsmen after he was unable to destroy the penalty spot prior to Santi Cazorla giving Arsenal the lead against Southampton in the closing moments of Saturday’s game.

Stats: Is Mustafi really a ball-playing centreback?

Arsenal v Southampton
Shkodran Mustafi arrived at Arsenal with a big price tag and a reputation as a ball playing centreback, so is he? Is that what we saw against Southampton on Saturday at the Emirates?

Assessed - Lucas Perez's Arsenal debut assessed

Along with Shkodran Mustafi, Lucas was handed his Arsenal debut as Arsene Wenger rested Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud after their midweek travels (and with one eye on PSG on Tuesday.

Laurent Koscielny makes Arsenal history with wondergoal v Southampton

Arsenal captain
Laurent Koscielny’s overhead kick did more than break Saints’ hearts and liven up the stalling ones of Gooners everywhere, it also gave him a place in Arsenal history.

Arsenal fans claim justice done after Southampton man's foul last season

Arsenal fans are claiming the penalty they won on Saturday against Southampton when Nacho Monreal had clearly fouled Shane Long just moments earlier was justice for what happened last season.

Arsenal the best at something surprising this season in the Premier...

Arsenal stats
With all the talk of Arsenal needing a clinical goalscorer, it is perhaps quite surprising to see that they have the best goal conversion rate in the Premier League.

Mustafi gives his verdict on his Arsenal debut against Southampton

Arsenal v Southampton
Shkodran Mustafi was delighted with the win against Southampton and his first chance to play in front of the Arsenal home crowd after he made his debut on Saturday.

Mesut Ozil hails Arsenal’s ‘dirty and lucky’ win over Southampton

Mesut Ozil is no fool, he knows what happened on Saturday against Southampton.

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s nervy win over Southampton

The Premier League returned this weekend and with it, a healthy dose of Arsenal-induced heart attacks. Here's what we learned from Arsenal's 2-1 win over Southampton

Arsenal Player Ratings: Santi Cazorla is better than all of you

Phew, we survived another nerve-wrecker at The Emirates as Arsenal managed to snatch a late win against Southampton, with both of our new signings getting their debuts.

Arsene Wenger gives his verdict on Lucas and Mustafi debuts

Arsene Wenger admitted that both Lucas and Shkodran Mustafi were 'surprised' by the pace and commitment of the Premier League but has back the duo to adapt.

Arsene Wenger doesn’t care if Southampton penalty was harsh

As Laurent Koscielny lay on the ground holding his face, Bobby Madley let play amble on only to then point to spot and give a penalty we've been denied a thousand times in recent seasons.

Result: Koscielny bags potential goal of the season as Arsenal beat...

Arsenal returned to Premier League action with a 2-1 win against Southampton at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon thanks to a wonder-goal from Laurent Koscielny.

Official: Arsenal v Southampton teams – New boys both start

Just an hour to go until we get to see Arsenal play and it’s team news time.

Arsenal predicted XI v Southampton – Ozil to supply Lucas, but...

Arsenal predicted lineup
Premier League football returns this weekend and not only does that mean that Arsenal are back, but Arsenal are back with shiny new players for us all to get excited about.

Infograph: Everything you need to know about Southampton

Premier League action returns this weekend and we thought we'd do something a little different with our opposition previews this season.

Mustafi raring to go against Southampton as he targets Arsenal debut

We may not know if Shkodran Mustafi will start his first game on Saturday against Southampton when they arrive at the Emirates, but we know one thing for sure - he's ready for it.

Arsenal pre-Southampton team news – Ramsey out for PSG also

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning ahead of the return of the Premier League this weekend and Southampton's arrival at the Emirates.

Watch: Full Southampton manager pre-Arsenal press conference including Arsene Wenger comments

from Arsenal's opposition
The manager of Southampton, Claude Puel knows Arsene Wenger well and ahead of their meeting he's been filled with praise for his former manager

Granit Xhaka’s balls and 4 other things we noticed as Arsenal...

Arsenal went to Watford, blew them away in the first half, wobbled a bit in the second, but held on to take all three points back to the Emirates.

Player ratings: Alexis, Xhaka and Ozil shine during Arsenal’s triumph v...

Alex Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Granit Xhaka were absolutely brilliant during Arsenal's first win of the season against Watford.

Player focus: Granit Xhaka shows off his great balls

Granit Xhaka announced himself to the watching world on Saturday when he displayed his vast, precise and incisive range of passing, his ability to read the game, position himself for maximum effect and generally act like the midfielder we've been crying about needing for around 10 years.

Player focus: Mesut Özil returns with silky style v Watford

There were a few pre-match doubts as to whether Özil was going to start, after returning to first team action during our goalless draw away at Leicester last weekend.

Player focus: Cazorla controls Arsenal’s fiesty first half v Watford

Santi Cazorla is back, ladies and gentleman, and he's out there controlling out midfield as if it's the easiest thing in the world.

Wenger: We shot ourselves in the foot against Liverpool as he...

Arsene Wenger admitted that his side ‘shot themselves in the foot’ against Liverpool as he watched his side get their first win of the season against Watford on Saturday.

Result: Arsenal claim three points at Watford after clinical first half

Arsenal registered their first win of the new season against Watford.

Kevin Friend: Watford v Arsenal referee preview

Kevin Friend
Kevin Friend will take charge of Arsenal’s game against Watford on Saturday, so what can we expect from the man who was once removed from a match because Tottenham fans complained he supported Leicester?

Walcott & Cazorla dropped – Arsenal predicted starting lineup v Watford

Arsenal predicted lineup
We might have two new shiny signings about to be announced but at present, we have to work with what we’ve got and even that makes picking a starting XI for Arsenal’s game against Watford a little tricky.

Watch: Oxlade-Chamberlain flattens Leicester man

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain enjoyed a great pre-season and he looks as if he might be transferring that into a league campaign for the first time in a long while.

Referee love + four more things we learned from Arsenal’s blank...

You wouldn’t think you could learn anything from a performance that was a carbon copy of a thousand we’ve watched before, but we did.

Player focus: Xhaka first start full of promise as he stars...

The Swiss midfielder got his first start for the Arsenal and did not disappoint.

Player focus: Koscielny shows what was missing against Liverpool on return...

It only took a matter of minutes to see exactly what Arsenal were missing last weekend against Liverpool, the dogged determination to defend consistently well throughout.

Arsenal player ratings v Leicester City – Ozil’s class almost steals...

Arsenal player ratings
Is it "Arsenal get a point away to the champions" or "Arsenal lose two points away to a team trying not to be relegated"?

Arsenal outfoxed as they draw a blank at Leicester

Arsenal travelled to Leicester knowing that if they were to stop an implosion in their fanbase, they dare not lose.

Official: Leicester City v Arsenal teams

Can a game be ‘must win when it’s only the second of the season?

What can Arsenal and Leicester expect from Saturday's referee?

Mark Clattenburg, the referee with a Champions League tattoo who is regarded as the best referee in England, will take charge of Arsenal’s first ‘must-win’ game of a season that will only be two games old this weekend.