OTD Injury prone midfielder makes Arsenal debut

Abou Diaby
On this day in 2006, Abou Diaby made his debut for Arsenal: a 1-0 loss to Everton.

A tale of eleven Arsenal contracts

Helen Trantum column
Arsenal are facing an unprecedented situation with many players out of contract at the same time in 2018. What's going on?

OTD Arsenal sign speedy winger for £5m rising to £12m

Theo Walcott
On this day in 2006, Theo Walcott transferred to Arsenal from Southampton at the tender age of 16, although he wouldn't sign a professional contract until his 17th birthday on 16 March.

Long read: Why Xhaka-Ramsey is key to Arsenal’s success

There were two main takeaways for Arsenal to mull upon after a comfortable 4-0 win at hapless Swansea last weekend.

Arsenal’s men from history – Jack Humble

For some, Jack Humble is the most important man in Arsenal's history: the club's true founding father

OTD Former Chelsea star signs for Arsenal

On this day in 1990, Arsenal signed former Chelsea defender, Colin Pates, for £500,000.

OTD Arsenal sell most prolific goalscorer

Henry Boyd
On this day in 1897, Arsenal sold their most prolific goalscorer of all time to Newton Heath.

Carl Jenkinson: The player every Arsenal fan wanted to succeed

Carl Jenkinson is set to sign for Crystal Palace on a permanent deal for a reported £3m during the January transfer window and while I agree that he's not good enough for Arsenal, I can't help but feel a little sad.

OTD Arsenal sign Welsh defender

On this day in 1922, Bob John signed for Arsenal from Caerphilly.

Sanchez strop can't mask a good weekend for Arsenal

An Alexis Sanchez strop can't mask a good weekend for Arsenal.

OTD Arsenal sign Brazilian midfielder for £6m

Edu
On this day in 2001, Arsenal signed Edu from Corinthians for £6m.

Why not a British manager like Thierry Henry? - Arsenal's week...

Despite no mid-week match for Arsenal, there was still plenty to talk about.

£25m? £30m? How much is Olivier Giroud worth?

How much would Arsenal have to pay if they wanted to buy Olivier Giroud?

How Koscielny grew into one of the world's best for Arsenal

Since an unforgettable Premier League debut at Anfield in August of 2010, which saw him sent off in second-half stoppage time, Laurent Koscielny hasn't had an easy journey to success for Arsenal.

What is a Lucas? Why is Perez not starting for Arsenal?

Having scored six goals and created four assists for Arsenal this term, plenty of questions are being raised about why Lucas Perez has yet to be rewarded with an extended run-in the first-team.

OTD Arsenal lose first north London derby to Tottenham

On this day in 1921, Tottenham beat Arsenal 2-1 during the two teams' first north London derby.

Selling two - what are Arsenal's right-back options going forward?

Hector Bellerin
With news that Carl Jenkinson is expected to leave the club in the coming days, as well as uncertainty over Mathieu Debuchy's future at Arsenal, this article assesses the Gunners' options at right-back.

Why Arsenal would be stupid to sell Szczesny to Roma

Wojciech Szczesny
Amid rumours that Roma want to buy Wojciech Szczesny, Arsenal would be totally insane to let him go.

Infograph: Olivier Giroud - better than Costa, Ageuro, Kane & more...

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud - another player on the list of great buys for Arsene Wenger? Yes, definitely!

Why Alexis needs to grow up

Alexis Sanchez scores v Swansea
There’s passion and there’s petulance, what we saw from Alexis at Swansea was the latter

OTD Arsenal agree keeper sale to St. Mirren

Alex Wilson
On this day in 1941, Arsenal goalkeeper, Alex Wilson, was transferred to St Mirren.

All you need to know about Arsenal's Algerian midfielder

Ismael Bennacer
Fresh after receiving a call-up to join the Algeria squad ahead of this year's Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon, here is a profile of the 19-year-old midfielder and why you should keep an eye on him in future.

Arsenal transfer raids put aside in favour of retention strategy

Helen Trantum column
New signings aren't the answer, old players signing new deal is

Wenger shows refreshing belief in new signing's ability

Arsene Wenger and Cohen Bramall
Given the harsh, finite realities of professional football at the highest level, it's becoming increasingly hard for youngsters to breakthrough the ranks at top clubs from academy level, especially between the ages of 17-21.

OTD Shaw takes charge after Arsenal manager’s death

On this day in 1934, Herbert Chapman's successor, Joe Shaw, took his first game as Arsenal manager.

What happened to the Tuesday Club?

Lee Dixon
If you're anything like me, one of the highlights of your week used to be sitting down on your lunch break and listening to the Tuesday Club podcast.

Is Cech right – is he performing well?

Petr Cech
Petr Cech seems to believe he's performing well this season but is he?

Arsenal give clearest indication yet that Wenger will sign new deal

If the news regarding players' contract negotiations over the last few days are anything to go by, then it would seem like the board disagrees and has already decided to keep Wenger on.

Arsenal’s founding fathers – David Danskin

On this day in 1863, David Danskin, one of Arsenal's founding fathers, was born.

Zidane, Henry and Pires in one player - Tribute to an...

kelly Smith
In a new series we will profile the Arsenal Ladies players, from the past, present and those who will make the future of the team. We cannot start with a better player than Kelly Smith MBE who announced her retirement from football this week.

OTD Arsenal agree defender deal with Everton

On this day in 1928, Arsenal sold full-back, Andrew Kennedy, to Everton for £2,000.

If Arsenal can only keep one, should it be Ozil or...

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil
It may seem like an impossible decision but, if faced with the option to only keep one at Arsenal, who would you pick, Mesut Ozil or Alexis Sanchez?

OTD Arsenal defender signs deal

On this day in 1911, John Charles Peart signed for Woolwich Arsenal as a professional.

Nonsense – Times claim Jack Wilshere Bournemouth move is ‘embarrassing’ to...

Jack Wilshere
Despite many claiming that Jack Wilshere’s time at Arsenal is over, Matt Hughes, Times Deputy Football Correspondent, believes that the club have been embarrassed over the loan of Jack Wilshere to Bournemouth because of how well he’s played.

Should Arsenal show zero tolerance towards bad attitudes?

Dan Crowley was sent off during a friendly match for loan team, Go Ahead Eagles, against Helmond Sport.

OTD Arsenal 2 Leeds United 1

Marc Overmars
On this day in 1998, Arsenal beat Leeds United 2-1 at Highbury during their second double-winning season.

Can Arsenal return to being a team of two halves?

Muddling through as seasonal schizophrenia returns.

Freddie Ljungberg – I was literally shaking

Freddie Ljungberg
Having made over 300 appearances in a nine-year spell as an Arsenal player, Freddie Ljungberg is undoubtedly a legend in north London.

Willie Young – I wasn’t ex-Spurs anymore, I was an Arsenal...

Strong, intimidating centre-backs rarely make the switch from arch-rivals Tottenham to Arsenal.

Why Cazorla/Mertesacker decision points to Wenger also staying

Arsene Wenger
Last week, Arsene Wenger confirmed that he does believe that Arsenal will extend both Per Mertesacker and Santi Cazorla's contracts by a year.

Arsenal defender - This is how I control aggression

Rob Holding
Since his £2m move from Bolton Wanderers last summer, Rob Holding has settled into life in England's top flight well when called upon.

OTD Arsenal founding father born

On this day Arsenal 1888
On this day in 1863, David Danskin, reputed to be one of the founders of the Dial Square club, was born in Fife.

How Mesut Ozil’s teacher used chess to enhance his talent

Mesut Ozil v West Brom
In FourFourTwo's latest edition, Mesut Ozil's former teacher, Christian Krabbe, revealed how he used chess to help hone the playmakers talents on the pitch.

Arsenal weekly review – It’s been better

Arsenal weekly review
Well, that’s the first week of January officially over and it wasn’t the best fun I’ve had as an Arsenal fan.

Arsenal’s January signing stepping into legendary shoes at the club

Eddie Hapgood
Arsenal signed Eddie Hapgood, a left-back from the non-leagues, in 1927, and these are the enormous footsteps Cohen Bramall now finds himself following.

OTD Arsenal play their first game as Royal Arsenal

On this day Arsenal 1888
On this day in 1887, Royal Arsenal played their first game after changing their name from Dial Square to Royal Arsenal.

OTD 1987: Arsenal star and Wenger critic was sold to West...

Stewart Robson
On this day in 1987, Stewart Robson was sold to West Ham for £700,000.

Why Arsenal players need to be frustrated like Alexis Sanchez

Helen Trantum column
You may have heard about type A personalities.

5 of Arsenal’s Biggest FA Cup shocks

Wrexham beat Arsenal in FA Cup
With Arsenal traveling to Championship side, Preston North End, this Saturday, an upset could be on the cards.

Arsenal and the FA Cup – all 12 wins

Arsenal have won the FA Cup 12 times.

OTD 1934 – One of Arsenal's most influential managers died

Herbert Chapman
On this day in 1934, one of the most important managers in Arsenal's history, Herbert Chapman, died of pneumonia aged 55 at his home in Hendon.

Why finishing 6th better for Arsenal than finishing 4th this season

Questions abound around Arsenal and the only way this could well be the only way they are likely to be answered

OTD Arsenal secure history making result

arsenal on this day
On this day in 1901 Arsenal beat Darwen 2-0 away to secure their place in the first round proper of the FA Cup.

The transcendental nature of Olivier Giroud

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
This post was written prior to the events of Tuesday night Olivier Giroud scored the goal of the season on Sunday evening. Okay, yes, it's a...

Why does nobody ask Arsene Wenger this question?

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger loves to talk about his side’s mental strength, especially after they’ve clawed back a defecit, but why does nobody ask him where the mental strength is when games start so they don’t get into these positions in the first place?

Tactical long read: What went wrong for Arsenal at Bournemouth?

Arsenal tactics
For the fourth straight year, Arsenal’s festive fixtures featured a frustrating display on the South coast.

OTD Arsenal chairman dies

Arsenal on this day
On this day in 1949, Sir Samuel Hill-Wood, chairman of Arsenal, passed away while in office, the first Arsenal chairman to do so.

5 things Arsenal learned v Bournemouth

What did Arsenal learn from their rather embarrassing loss way to Bournemouth?

Former Arsenal star - Dad would have been proud

Ian Allinson
When Bournemouth traveled to the Emirates in November, a match Arsenal won 3-1, former Gunner, Ian Allinson, gave a touching interview to the matchday programme about signing for the team he supported since boyhood.

OTD 1998: Arsenal 0 Port Vale 0

David Seaman
On this day in 1998, Arsenal drew 0-0 with Port Vale in the FA Cup during a year in which the Gunners won the double for the second time.

Squad options re-right the Good Ship Arsenal

Safety in numbers helps Arsenal return to winning ways, despite notable absences.

OTD Arsenal pay 6-figure transfer fee for first time

Peter Marinello
On this day in 1970, Arsenal paid £100,000 to sign Peter Marinello – the first time they had ever paid a six-figure sum for a player.

Why Arsene Wenger rarely makes substitutions before 70 minutes?

Every Arsenal game it’s the same, no matter how much we all want to see Arsene Wenger turn to his bench to change things, he rarely ever does before 70 minutes are on the clock and that’s usually only because of an injury.

Unhappy goalkeeper released + more – Arsenal weekly review

Arsenal weekly review
If such things can be quantified, then this week has certainly been a lot better than the week that went before.

How many crests have Arsenal had?

arsenal history
The Arsenal crest has went through quite a number of changes since it came into existence in 1888, two years after the team was first formed, and it is different than the variety of shirt badges that we see worn by the players.

Why are Arsenal called Arsenal?

Why are Arsenal called Arsenal?
Why are Arsenal called Arsenal? Well...that's an interesting story

What can Arsenal fans expect from the January transfer window?

arsenal transfer window
The January transfer window is now open so that means loads of new shiny Arsenal players, right?

What does 2017 hold for Arsenal and Arsenal fans?

crystal ball
2016 is, thankfully, over but what does 2017 hold?

OTD 21-year-old captains Arsenal for first time

Tony Adams
On this day in 1988 Tony Adams wore the captain’s armband at Arsenal for the first time.

FTV - Tottenham 'sick as a parrot' as Arsenal take their...

Arsenal 1914
You've no doubt heard the phrase, 'sick as a parrot,' but did you know that it is believed to originate from the time Arsenal took Tottenham's place in the old First Division?

Former Arsenal players who died in 2016

A number of former Arsenal player sadly passed away in 2016. As the year ends, we remember those who are no longer with us.

What was Arsenal’s first ever match?

On this day Arsenal 1888
Starting as Dial Square in 1886, the side's first game was against Eastern Wanderers on 11 December, 1886.

Arsenal player of the month – December 2016

Arsenal player of the month
December was not a great month but it’s easy to forget the big wins we had at the start of the month, overshadowed by the performances and results than came in the latter half.

This sums Arsenal up - Arsenal December review

Arsenal December review
The best thing we can really say about December is that it wasn’t November.

4 Arsenal players now free to speak with other clubs

As we’ve now hit January, that means there are a number of players in the Arsenal squad who can talk to other clubs as their contracts expire in the summer.

Arsenal player of 2016

Alexis Sanchez v PSG
With Arsenal players new and not-so-new doing us proud all year long (mostly), it's been difficult to pick which one stands out the most.

Best Arsenal signing 2016

Granit Xhaka
Arsenal made five signings in 2016 but which was the best?

Top 5 Arsenal goals from 2016

Alexis Sanchez
As much as Arsenal love to 'walk the ball into the net' at times, we do score some rather gorgeous goals for our efforts.

Arsene Wenger's top 5 managerial rivalries feat Manchester United, Stoke +...

Arsene Wenger
Ahead of Arsenal's Premier League clash against Crystal Palace and Big Sam's first trip to the Emirates as the new manager, we looked back at Arsene Wenger's top five managerial rivalries.

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s 2016

As an Arsenal fan, it often feels like we're reliving the same season over and over again. Here are 5 things we learned from 2016.

5 best Arsenal moments of 2016

Olivier Giroud scores v Sunderland
With 2016 coming to an end, we look back at some of the highlights from the year.

5 worst Arsenal moments of 2016

Mesut Ozil
As painful as it is, with 2016 coming to an end, it's time to look back at some of our not-so-great moments.

OTD Iconic Arsenal midfielder & Anfield 89 hero both sign professional...

On this day in 1984 David Rocastle, along with Michael Thomas, signed professional contracts with the club.

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 review of 2016 – More of the same

Arsene Wenger
When I said I would do the Arsenal end of year review I thought I’d know what to say. Turns out I didn't really

How Granit Xhaka can lead Arsenal forward

Helen Trantum column
Who sets the tempo of Arsenal’s play?

Arsenal midfielder admits to ‘frustrating’ season

Aaron Ramsey
Aaron Ramsey has admitted that his season so far has been ‘frustrating’ as he continues to suffer injury problems.

Are Arsenal right to award Giroud a new contract and is...

Olivier Giroud
Earlier this week, Olivier Giroud hinted that he is set to sign a new contract with Arsenal. Should he? Should Arsenal even be offering him one?

OTD 1893: Arsenal’s first ever away win in the league

On this day Arsenal 1888
On this day in 1893, Arsenal registered their first ever away win in the league.

Arsenal’s end of year review – It’s not so bad, you...

In trying to sum up the year so far, with all of its trials and tribulations, the same little tidbit comes to mind.

Arsenal right-back blasts Wenger over blocked Manchester United move

Mathieu Debuchy
Mathieu Debuchy has made his position at Arsenal pretty much untenable following a recent interview with L'Equipe.

Why Arsenal could regret lack of urgency in deal for highly-rated...

Ademola Lookman
After he netted his seventh goal of the current campaign in a narrow Boxing Day win over MK Dons, Charlton's highly-rated teenager, Ademola Lookman, is becoming increasingly close to a potential Everton move.

OTD 2012: Arsenal 7 Newcastle 3

On this day Arsenal 7 Newcastle 3
On this day, in 2012, Arsenal beat Newcastle 7-3 at the Emirates in a 10-goal Premier League thriller.

How managing players like Giroud is key to Arsenal’s success

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud's goal against West Brom reminded us that he can be useful on the day, and managing the player's expectations will be the key for Arsenal to be able to compete this season.

OTD Arsenal midfielder makes dramatic return

On this day Arsenal Francis Coquelin
On this day in 2014, Francis Coquelin made his unlikely return from his loan spell at Charlton Athletic and appeared for Arsenal for the first time in 23 months.

Is Kieran Gibbs ready to take over from Nacho Monreal?

Kieran Gibbs
With Nacho Monreal failing to replicate his form from last season, it's time to start wondering whether Kieran Gibbs is ready to take over.

Does Mesut Ozil really disappear in ‘big games’?

A lot has been said of Mesut Ozil's apparent inability to perform during Arsenal's bigger games.

OTD Arsenal sell midfielder to Manchester United for £120k

On this day Arsenal George Graham
On this day in 1972 Arsenal sold George Graham to Manchester United for £120k after a falling out with manager, Bertie Mee.

How I got involved in an international transfer

true stories from football
Here is a story from a few seasons ago, when I had a small involvement in an international move.

OTD Arsenal’s smallest goalkeeper makes debut

John Robson
On this day in 1922, John ‘Jock’ Robson, Arsenal’s smallest ever league goalkeeper at 5’8”, made his debut for the club against Bolton in a 5-nil win.

Stats and Trivia – Arsenal on Boxing Day

Arsenal snow
Arsenal welcome West Brom to the Emirates for their 20th Boxing Day match in the Premier League. Here are some others stats and trivia from previous games:

OTD Arsenal win first ever Christmas Day game 5-0

arsenal on this day
Arsenal played their first ever Christmas Day game on this day in 1889.

How many managers have Arsenal had?

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger has now been at Arsenal for 20 years but before him we had numerous other managers.

HUGE! The History Of Arsenal FC in one massive infograph

arsenal history
130 years of our great club in one equally big graphic.

OTD Arsenal beat Sheffield United 9-2

Arsenal on this day
On this day in 1932, Arsenal defeated Sheffield United 9-2 at Highbury on their way to winning their second title in three years and first of a hattrick of back-to-back titles

Why is Arsenal’s mascot a dinosaur?

Let’s face it, Gunnersaurus is the coolest mascot in the Premier League, if not football but how did Arsenal end up with a dinosaur as their mascot?

Wenger’s House of Cards

Helen Trantum column
“Be careful what you wish for.”

Why are Arsenal’s main away colours blue and yellow?

Arsenal's yellow and blue away kit actually started life looking very different.

Why do Arsenal play in red with white sleeves?

Would you believe that the reason Arsenal still wear red and white kits today was originally because of lack of funds?

OTD Arsenal agree midfielder sale to Southampton

On this day Alan Ball
On December 23, 1976, Arsenal sold Alan Ball to Southampton for £60,000 after the midfielder scored 45 goals in 177 league appearances for Arsenal.

Özil is the answer, not the problem

Mesut Özil accomplished something last week that is both damning to his critics and completely irrelevant to his fans; he failed the 'eye test'.

Long read: The pain and suffering of Arsene Wenger

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
"Pain and suffering in various tempos."

Dimitri Payet refuses to rule out Arsenal move

Dimitri Payet
The French winger was interviewed by World Cup winner and Birmingham legend, Christophe Dugarry, and was asked about the apparent interest from Arsenal.

Long read: Why Arsenal deprived fans of pre-Christmas cheer

'Tis the season to be...fed up? As the nights draw in ever earlier and the days get ever grey-er, Arsenal's title challenge has wilted badly...

Germany boss explains why he didn't pick Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil
Joachim Low, the absolute swine, didn't vote for Mesut Ozil for a FIFA award.

Barcelona star heaps massive praise onto Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez's former Barcelona teammate, Xavi, has piled a whole tonne of praise onto the Chilean recently.

Arsenal’s mentality of champions – a work in progress?

Helen Trantum column
We talk a lot about mentality as a key component of great sides.

February 2017: Arsenal's highway to hell

As Ferris Bueller once sagely noted, "Life moves pretty fast. if you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."

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?

Why Pep Guardiola is right about tackles

Pep Guardiola
The Manchester City manager was told his team did not win a single tackle in the first 35 minutes against Leicester and this is how he answered.

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?

German - This is what being Arsenal captain means to me

Arsene Wenger and Per Mertesacker
Per Mertesacker has revealed how much being Arsenal captain means to him.

Lies, Statistics & Petr Cech

Helen Trantum column
You’ve probably heard of xG models.

Why Alexis and Ozil’s contract situations are nothing to worry about

Arsenal are second in the league, unbeaten since opening day (except the EFL Cup), and have just won their Champions League group whilst scoring 18 goals in the process.

Bayern Munich fans not scared of Arsenal

It probably doesn't bode well for us that the Bayern Munich fans aren't scared of facing Arsenal in the next round of the Champions League... at all.

Arsenal tactics: Xhaka, Ramsey and the return of Wengerball

Arsenal tactics
The enduring memory of Tuesday night’s triumphant trip to Basel will be the scintillatingly slick move for Lucas Perez’s second goal but it should also be of the Xhaka-Ramsey partnership

Lucas, Xhaka, BTSport and more things we learned about Arsenal against...

A comfortable 4-1 victory over Basel means Arsenal beat PSG to the top of our Champions League group table but what else did we learn?

Long read: An Arsenal week of two halves ends with Jamie...

Arsenal are firmly back on track after a week of two halves.

Former Arsenal midfielder blames Sunderland man for disappointing career

Abou Diaby was interviewed this week in France Football following his right ankle operation that will see him out for four months.

This is how Arsenal should treat Carl Jenkinson

Carl Jenkinson
After Arsène Wenger this week revealed that right-back Carl Jenkinson has lost confidence and is not completely himself, there's plenty of questions about the defender's future at the club as well as whether he's being treated correctly.

Mesut Ozil opens up about rough childhood

Mesut Ozil
In an interview with The Times, Mesut Ozil has opened up about his upbringing and lack of money growing up.

Margin for error: The solution to Arsenal’s injury woes

Helen Trantum column
Professional athletes get injured a lot.

Is Aaron Ramsey's future not at Arsenal for this reason?

Left wing. Right wing. Centre midfield. Centre attacking midfield. Aaron Ramsey can play in all four of those positions, and it may be the reason why Arsenal end up selling him in the summer.

Why Arsenal youngsters can kiss goodbye to first team football after...

Wednesday's team performance against Southampton was abysmal in the first half and slightly improved in the second half but still not good enough.

Is this Arsene Wenger’s legacy in action?

The subject of Arsène Wenger's likely legacy has been on my mind recently.

Is Giroud more important to Arsenal than Alexis?

Could losing Olivier Giroud to the hamstring injury he sustained against Bournemouth be worse for Arsenal than losing Alexis Sanchez?

'My agent told me Arsenal were interested' says 6ft2 defender

Rob Holding
Rob Holding has revealed that Calum Chambers told him 'it would be great to have you at the club' when the pair were together on England duty.

How Arsenal are limiting their November disappointment

For most of Arsene Wenger's time in charge (and actually a fair bit of Gorgeous George's before him), the eleventh month has been a bete noire for Gooners.

Wenger confirms why Arsenal are better in second halves than first

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger explained what he said to his Arsenal team at the halftime break against Bournemouth and his comments seem to backup what we strongly believed – it’s a mental problem.

Arsenal hit unbelievable 1934/35 scoring high

Wilf Copping, Eddie Hapgood, George Male, Ted Drake
Arsenal are scoring at a rate of 2.4 goals per game this season – a ratio they have not managed since 1934/35.

Should Arsenal sell Aaron Ramsey?

With Aaron Ramsey's Arsenal contract set to run out in 2018, talk has begun to turn to the Welshman's future.

Have Arsenal already picked Wenger’s successor?

With Inter Milan reportedly making Atletico Madrid boss, Diego Simeone, their main managerial target, the links with Arsenal have reemerged.

Which midfielder should Arsenal let leave – Cazorla or Wilshere?

As Santi Cazorla's contract runs down while Jack Wilshere is out on loan at Bournemouth, it's starting to look as if Arsenal might not keep both.

“Winning trophies is written in the stars this season” says Arsenal’s...

Shkodran Mustafi
Shkodran Mustafi believes that winning trophies this season could be ‘written in the stars’ for Arsenal because of how well the team understand each other.

View from Bournemouth: How Jack Wilshere is really doing on loan

Jack Wilshere
Ahead of Arsenal's game against Bournemouth this weekend, we spoke with Cherry Chimes blogger, Peter Bell, to get the lowdown on how Jack Wilshere has really been doing.

Is this the reason Arsene Wenger isn't starting Granit Xhaka?

Granit Xhaka v PSG
Xhaka was heralded as the saviour of a central midfield that seemed to be our biggest weakness, so why isn't he starting games?

Hector Bellerin: The boy who has become everything

Helen Trantum column
How do you choose the name that adorns your Arsenal shirt?

Why playing Granit Xhaka can solve 2 Arsenal problems in 1

In the last two games, Arsenal have shown that they have the strongest squad in the Premier League, and that they have two distinct formulas available to them that they can use can get results in almost any circumstance but Granit Xhaka is the key

Power of Habit – Why Arsenal fail to beat top sides

Why do Arsenal struggle in big games? It's all about their habits..

Arsenal wannabes – Jose Mourinho and Tottenham Hotspur’s bad week

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Paul takes a look back over the past week and a look ahead at what is to come

Why Giroud should start ahead of Alexis against PSG

Should Olivier Giroud be given the nod against PSG instead of Alexis Sanchez?

Hector Bellerin – I was a bit frustrated

Hector Bellerin has revealed that he was a bit frustrated when Arsenal told him they wanted him as a right-back – because he’d been playing as a winger and quite liked it in attack.

Will this be Wenger's biggest player regret?

Serge Gnabry debut for Germany
Since signing for Werder Bremen, Serge Gnabry has gone from strength to strength and you can't help but imagine Arsene Wenger will always watch him with a tinge of sadness.

Jose Mourinho’s problem with Wenger has always been about respect

Arsenal v Manchester United used to be big enough on its own, but this season it's all about Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho.

Arsenal leader agrees new 3-year deal

Laurent Koscielny
It looks as if Laurent Koscielny could be about to sign a new contract with Arsenal.

What does Iwobi’s future at Arsenal have in store?

Alex Iwobi v Barcelona
Following Alex Iwobi's Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr's, revelation that he'd actually had a meeting with Arsene Wenger over the 20-year-old's future, it got me thinking about where his career could go.

Why Arsenal have to smash their wage structure to keep Mesut...

Arsene Wenger, Mesut Ozil
During the week, reports began to circulate that Mesut Ozil has finally agreed a new deal with Arsenal.

Why Arsenal must do whatever it takes to keep this star...

Alexis Sanchez
With talk swirling over Alexis Sanchez's new contract - or lack thereof - Arsenal fans are getting a little anxious.

Jose Mourinho: The Anti-Arsene

Helen Trantum column
Twenty years is a long time.

Which was the greatest team – United’s treble winners or Arsenal’s...

manchester united
Ahead of Arsenal's trip to Manchester United on Saturday, we look back in history at two of the greatest teams ever to grace the Premier League.

Should Wenger play Alexis against Manchester United regardless?

How much do you trust Alexis Sanchez?

Ray Parlour shows Arsenal the way at Old Trafford

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
From international indifference to the white hot intensity of Manchester United v Arsenal.

5 things Arsenal fans can ‘look forward’ to ahead of Manchester...

Before long, our senior squad will trickle back to London Colney ahead of our clash against Manchester United on 19 November and everything will start to look very familiar.

Mounting injuries threaten Arsenal’s progress ahead of Manchester United trip

Can improved strength in depth offset traditional curses?

Ex-Arsenal forward - This is why Wenger fascinated me most

Eduardo da Silva reasonably gave an interview with a Croatian weekly sports publication called Max in which he spoke about how much Arsene Wenger fascinated him while at Arsenal.

Why Chelsea’s days of stockpiling players are coming to an end

Chelsea have gathered plenty of criticism and anger from a number of different rival clubs, supporters and critics in the media over the past few years for their trend of stockpiling young players. That could all be about to end

Why hated Manchester United manager is key to Arsenal's season

Helen Trantum column
At the start of the season, all the noise was about Pep Guardiola.

Arsenal man happy but won't close door on La Liga move

Nacho Monreal v Tottenham
Nacho Monreal spoke to Marca recently and claimed that he's happy at Arsenal, while other reports say he's not shut the door on Athletic Bilbao, who have been linked with him a couple of times.

Are Chile going to blow Arsenal’s title hopes?

Alexis Sanchez
When it was announced that Alexis Sanchez had sustained a low-grade muscle tear in training with national team Chile, Arsenal fans everywhere simultaneously held their breath.

Can Wenger be the one to make Arsenal great again?

I am about to commit Arsenal blogging suicide.

Alexis injury could open stage door for Giroud

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Real life can be so inconsiderate sometimes.

Is this Arsenal midfielder's parting statement?

Jack Wilshere for Bournjemouth v Sunderland
For the second time in as many weeks, it appears as if Jack Wilshere has well and truly said goodbye to Arsenal.

How Alexis Sanchez's attitude led to his inevitable injury ahead of...

Alexis Sanchez's recent interview with ESPN Brazil couldn't have been better (or worse, from our point of view) timed after he picked up an injury in training for Chile.

Former midfielder opens up about almost signing for Arsenal before tragedy...

Former Nice footballer, Kevin Anin, who was forced into early retirement due to a tragic car crash, has opened up about almost signing for Arsenal.

'This can't go on' - Arsenal star issues Wenger with firm...

Olivier GIroud
Olivier Giroud isn't too happy with the lack of playing time he's getting at Arsenal this season.

Alexis Sanchez - The truth about playing for Arsenal and Wenger

Alexis Sanchez v Tottenham
Alexis Sanchez has revealed that he prefers football in the Premier League because it's more exciting to watch.

Arsenal man - This is why I'm not wasting my time...

Wojciech Szczesny was in high spirits when he gave an interview to the Polish media and explained why his loan move has been so useful.

Why Jack Wilshere Chose Bournemouth over AC Milan

Jack Wilshere Bournemouth
Football players have a lot of autonomy in Europe. so why did Jack Wilshere opt to go to bournemouth instead of AC Milan?

How many football teams are called Arsenal?

If you're like me, then you probably assume that OUR Arsenal is the only Arsenal that exists right? Wrong. So, how many football teams are called Arsenal?
If you're like me, then you probably assume that OUR Arsenal is the only Arsenal that exists right? Wrong. So, how many football teams are called Arsenal?

How many trophies have Arsenal won in history?

It's hard to believe a time when Arsene Wenger wasn't winning the trophies with Arsenal but there was - we were winning silverware back in 1889 - 21 years before Chelsea were even founded.

Five reasons why Manchester City don't have to worry about Arsenal

Sergio Aguero
As much as I hate to say it, Sergio Aguero is not signing for Arsenal

Ramsey to help Wales make poppy decision as they face points...

Arsenal poppy
Chris Coleman will turn to his senior players, including Aaron Ramsey, to make a decision over denying FIFA’s edict that no symbols can be worn on shirts.

Best, worst and most informative tweets after Arsenal’s draw with Tottenham

Arsenal fan tweets
The first north London derby ended in a draw and fans wasted no time in letting Twitter know exactly how they felt about it

Why Alexis Sanchez is world class despite what Newcastle man says

In Alan Shearer's column for the Sun, the former Newcastle player claimed that Alexis Sanchez is not world class.

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

Where, when and how can I watch Arsenal v Spurs?

where can i watch arsenal
Arsenal 'welcome' Spurs to the Emirates on Sunday in the day’s early kick-off. If you aren’t lucky enough to be going to the game, we’ve got everything you need to know to make sure you don’t miss the biggest match of the season so far.

How Arsenal learned vital lessons from Fabregas and Wilshere to save...

Helen Trantum column
Have Arsenal learned the lessons from overplaying youngsters?

Is Wenger in denial about Wilshere?

When asked about whether Jack Wilshere has a future at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger simply replied that he thinks he does.

Hector Bellerin makes contract revelation

Hector Bellerin are has finally spoken about his future at Arsenal and admitted that he's in no rush to extend his contract in north London.

Photo: Is this proof that reckless Arsenal defender is a liability?

For the record, I don't dislike any Arsenal player but there have been a couple that have made me pretty nervous.

From match conductor to game winner – The evolution of Mesut...

Mesut Ozil used to help others win games, now he's winning them by himself.

What do Arsenal have to do to meet Arsene Wenger’s November...

Arsenal November
When he met with the press on Thursday morning, Arsene Wenger said that Arsenal could ‘do better than we have done historically’ in November, so what does that even mean?

Collymore’s Ozil dig, Big Game Giroud + did he learn that...

A discussion of Arsenal against Ludoogorets, Sunderland, Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud

Long read: Arsenal squad depth comes to the fore

Last week's strolls against Reading and Sunderland highlighted why Arsenal are a more serious proposition this year.

Why Wenger is wrong to insist this Arsenal man is 'world...

Earlier this week, Arsene Wenger claimed that he has two world class keepers in Petr Cech and David Ospina. Our resident goalkeeping expert, Helen Trantum, disagrees.

How Wilshere's in-depth interview reveals something even he doesn't realise yet

Reading Jack Wilshere's interview with the Daily Mail, it's impossible not to think of it as a 2,000 word exit interview.

Long read: This is how we solve Arsenal's empty seat problem

Helen Trantum column
Why does the Emirates rarely look full?

Sir Alex Ferguson backs 'aggressive' Arsenal

Sir Alex Ferguson has urged everyone not to forget about Arsenal in the title race.

End of Groundhog Day? Why Arsenal’s film this season could get...

Have we really all see *this* Arsenal film before?

Santi Cazorla: The special one

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
It was once said of Arsène Wenger that he was an unlucky manager.

Arsenal forward gives Wenger tough decision ahead of Sunderland

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's recent form looks set to give Arsene Wenger a headache when it comes to choosing the starting XI against Sunderland.

Is it finally Oxlade-Chamberlain's year?

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
With Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain seemingly improving by the game, is it safe to start wondering whether this is finally his year?

Four things we learned from Arsenal’s win over Reading

Arsenal beat Reading on Tuesday night to progress to the next round of the EFL Cup but what did we learn?

Could this be the reason Alexis and Ozil leave Arsenal?

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil both failed to make the 30-man shortlist for the Ballon D'Or and it's got me a little concerned.

How to make Arsenal invincible on Football Manager

Its that time of year again. A new season, and soon enough a new edition of Football Manager and I'm going to show you how to be Invincible.

That was the Arsenal week that was – Licking Mourinho’s salty...

If you ever wanted to know the depth of hatred that Arsenal fans hold in their hearts for Jose Mourinho, you just had to look at how happy we all were on Sunday when Chelsea smashed his United.

Laurent Koscielny - This is where I'll finish my career

Laurent Koscielny has revealed where he wants to finish his footballing career.

Arsenal defender - I'll be thankful to him my entire career

Laurent Koscielny has spoken about what Arsene Wenger has done for him since signing for Arsenal in 2010 and it's actually pretty moving.

Long read: How Arsenal can win first title in 12 years

Helen Trantum column
Sometimes your destiny is in your own hands, or at very least materially so.

Why Arsenal and Mesut Ozil’s form is all about one thing...

So, after losing 4-3 at home to Liverpool, did anyone predict that by the middle of October, Arsenal would have won nine games out of the next ten, and that Mesut Özil would have SIX times as many goals as he has assists in the Premier League and Champions League this season?

Why it makes sense Ozil will only stay if Wenger does...

Arsene Wenger, Mesut Ozil
On Thursday morning stories started to emerge claiming that Mesut Ozil's Arsenal future would not depend on money but Arsene Wenger and whether the manager remains at the club.

Can Arsenal continue to lead the way in Premier League chance...

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
With six wins out of six, Arsenal are currently the form team in the Premier League.

Five things Arsenal fans can expect from Ludogorets clash

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

Arsenal legend uses Manchester City star to highlight what Arsenal need

Emmanuel Petit seems to love a rant about Arsenal, despite apparently 'loving' the club and this time he's just making stuff up.

Long read: Swansea show Arsenal’s strengths and frailties

South Wales' finest once again gave Arsenal a scare in our own back yard.

Arsenal forward - This is the feeling in the Arsenal dressing...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain believes that the side that can handle the big games the best will be the one that lifts the Premier League title at the end of the season – and he’s backed Arsenal to do it.

Arsenal midfielder explains why he rejected Manchester United and Tottenham for...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and his dad were guests on Goals on Sunday this weekend and they both admitted that a host of clubs had tried to sign the Ox when he was ready to leave Southampton.

Arsenal international midfielder - I love being at Arsenal but...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was a guest on Goals on Sunday this weekend and when addressing questions about his future he admitted that he could look to move on if he doesn’t get regular football.

How referee got the new rules mixed up to send Granit...

The majority of people who have seen Granit Xhaka’s red card against Swansea agree that it should have been a yellow, so did Jon Moss get his rules mixed up?

Why Hector Bellerin would be a massive loss for Arsenal

Helen Trantum column
Stephen Bradley wrote a fascinating column yesterday.

Long read: Should Arsenal be worried about Hector Bellerin?

There are three things that always occur at this time of year in the world of football; International fixtures suck the life out of everyone, illuminous yellow balls are used in games for no good reason whatsoever, and reports start emanating from Barcelona that state that they're interested in signing an Arsenal player. Again.

Wenger explains how young players harm title chances

Arsene Wenger explained during his interview with Ian Wright, Sol Campbell and William Gallas that although youth in a squad is good, experience is crucial.

Arsenal fans split over potential new contract for Wenger

It's looking more and more likely that Gareth Southgate will be handed the England job full time, which means it's also looking likely that Arsene Wenger could be signing a contract extension with Arsenal.

Why current Arsenal squad could be better than Invincibles

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Arsenal will be hoping to avoid new manager syndrome when they host Swansea this weekend.

German admits he could leave Arsenal next year

Per Mertesacker admits that he's uncertain whether he'll be at Arsenal next season once his contract runs out but his fitness is his priority right now.

How England can help Arsenal with out-of-favour winger

Gareth Southgate's team tinkering may have some long-term pluses for Arsenal.

Arsenal forward - how he adapted from more 'natural' midfield role...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has admitted that although he's happy to play for Arsenal on the wing, he's naturally more of a midfielder.

Exclusive – ‘I’m sure he’ll be a massive star for Arsenal’

Ray Parlour has tipped Alex Iwobi to be a huge star at Arsenal while highlighting what he’s done well so far in his short Arsenal career and what he needs to do to make sure that he fulfils his potential at the club.

Exclusive ‘Players like Alexis make it easier for you’

Theo Walcott has impressed many people this season with his new attitude and Ray Parlour is no different.

Blame me, Arsenal, blame me

Helen Trantum column
First of all, I owe you an apology. In fact, I owe you a couple. In writing last week’s column on the beautiful football of our...

Long read: Why Arsenal's fine form is even more impressive than...

With the international break about to burst into full bloom, it's a good time to look back at what Arsenal have done so far this season in order to gauge how well they're performing but what stands out at the moment isn't what has happened, but what hasn't.

Arsenal man opens up about winning battle at Valencia

In his interview with Sport Bild, Shkodran Mustafi touched upon is religion and how much it means to him.

Wenger gives shocking prediction on where he views football in 20...

Arsene Wenger made a pretty interesting prediction of where he sees football in 20 years.

Arsene Wenger explains unorthodox approach to management

While speaking to Ian Wright, Sol Campbell and William Gallas recently, Arsene Wenger revealed why he's so quiet in the dressing room.

Long read: How Arsene Wenger put an end to 'boring, boring...

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
That Arsène Wenger marked his 20th anniversary of taking charge of the Arsenal with a scrappy, George Graham style, 1-0 win at Burnley was an irony I feel sure the Frenchman will have appreciated.

Should Arsenal be concerned by narrow Burnley victory?

92.05 - that was when Arsenal finally scored against Burnley, securing three points and ensuring we kept pressure on Spurs and Manchester City above us at the top of the Premier League table.

Why are Arsenal’s loan players struggling?

Arsenal loan watch
Every week, at least one or twice, we feature loan reports on the site and it seems that this season, our players are finding it hard to get minutes under their belts.

Arsenal legend shows again why Wenger right not to hire him

Thierry Henry gave his verdict on the controversial handball that sealed Arsenal's win against Burnley on Sunday and once again demonstrated why it's good that he no longer works with the club.

Tactics: Heavy praise for Burnley as Arsenal's blueprint shows blots

After the on-pitch ecstasy of Chelsea and Basel, Sunday's Lancashire struggle reminded us that the last 20 years have yielded plenty of frustration with joy.

Arsene Wenger plays the game as FA continue to tap him...

Let’s face it, if it was a domestic club courting Arsene Wenger as publicly as the English FA are currently doing, we’d all be going mental.

It's time to be honest - Arsenal's football has been rubbish

Helen Trantum columnvideo
Whisper it, but Arsenal haven’t been playing the most beautiful football.

20 minute read for Arsene Wenger’s 20 years

There is a generation of Arsenal fans who have known no other, so what, exactly, has Arsene Wenger done in his 20 years at the club?

20 years – an Arsene Wenger French Arsenal XI

Arsene Wenger has been able to tap in his knowledge of the French market to sign many of his compatriots.

Wenger explains the three things you need to be a manager

As the 20th anniversary of Arsene Wenger’s arrival at Arsenal approaches, he has been giving a number of interviews.

Bellerin explains how Walcott is not only one doing extra to...

Hector Bellerin
Theo Walcott might have been grabbing all the headlines this season thanks to his decision to finally give a f**k but Hector Bellerin has also been putting in the work to get faster and better on the pitch, but we don’t notice that as much because he wasn’t lazy to begin with.

How one subtle shift has totally transformed Arsenal

Sometimes in football, radical change is needed to ensure that a team gets positive results. In other instances, the change needs to be rather more subtle in order to get the most out of a team.

Theo Walcott explains what changed and why he's better now

There's no denying it - Theo Walcott is a changed player this season. Here he explains why and how.

Arsene Wenger for England? Never!

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Sam Allardyce losing the England job he coveted for years in a matter of 67 days has to be one of the most marvelous football stories I have ever heard.

Why it could be right time for Arsene Wenger to accept...

Following Sam Allardyce's sacking from the England job for being an idiot, there are reports that the FA will come for Arsene Wenger again but would it be the right time for the Frenchman to move on?

Why David Dein is right about Arsene Wenger

Former Arsenal vice-chairman, David Dein, insists that Arsenal will have an impossible job finding an adequate successor for Arsene Wenger and he's completely correct.

Is Arsenal's humiliation of Chelsea just another false dawn or the...

The weekend's walk-over of the West London gazzilionaires has helped restore the faith, and the logic of recent decisions is now clear, but is this just another false dawn?

What does Arsene Wenger do with Aaron Ramsey when he's fit?

Arsenal's 3-0 battering of Chelsea at the weekend was as welcome as it was overdue. However, the nature of it has presented Arsène Wenger with a minor conundrum. Namely, just where will Aaron Ramsey fit in when he returns from injury?

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s smashing win over Chelsea

It was a morale-boosting victory over our fierce west London rivals Chelsea on Saturday evening, but what did we learn from the match?

Has Arsenal v Chelsea lost its spark without Jose Mourinho?

Helen Trantum column
"Remember who you are, what you are, and who you represent."

Mesut Ozil gives his verdict on Mustafi and Xhaka

Mesut Ozil has been speaking to the Arsenal programme ahead of the Chelsea game, and praised two of the new boys, Shkodran Mustafi and Granit Xhaka.

Arsenal wanted him, so why did Gnabry want to leave so...

At a BTSport live Facebook event, Arsene Wenger confirmed that he wanted to keep Serge Gnabry at the club during the summer so why did he want to leave so badly?

Wenger: This team needs the fans more than you think

Arsene Wenger has become the first Premier League manager to do a live Facebook chat and he was rewarded by being interviewed by a total knob.

Why Granit Xhaka would make Chelsea think twice about sitting back

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
It is a thankless task writing about football, or any sport come to that.

Long read - Assessing Arsene Wenger's 20 years as Arsenal manager

There is a generation of Arsenal fans who have known no other, so what, exactly, has Arsene Wenger done in his 20 years at the club?

Arsene Wenger's top five signings - number 1

You may have noticed that it is now twenty years since Arsène Wenger took the hot seat at Arsenal. Here, at DCHQ, we thought it was time to have a look at his top five captures since his arrival in north London.

Arsene Wenger's top five signings - number 2

You may have noticed that it is now twenty years since Arsène Wenger took the hot seat at Arsenal. Here, at DCHQ, we thought it was time to have a look at his top five captures since his arrival in north London.

Arsene Wenger's top five signings - number 3

You may have noticed that it is now twenty years since Arsène Wenger took the hot seat at Arsenal. Here, at DCHQ, we thought it was time to have a look at his top five captures since his arrival in north London.

Arsene Wenger's top five signings - number 4

You may have noticed that it is now twenty years since Arsène Wenger took the hot seat at Arsenal. Here, at DCHQ, we thought it was time to have a look at his top five captures since his arrival in north London.

Arsene Wenger's top five signings - number 5

You may have noticed that it is now twenty years since Arsène Wenger took the hot seat at Arsenal. Here, at DCHQ, we thought it was time to have a look at his top five captures since his arrival in north London.

Long read: Wenger’s tactical plan starts to form

Arsenal's Saturday stroll in Hull showed some hints of method to what has appeared tactical madness.

100 not out - is this Walcott's best ever goal for...

Despite endless criticism from both supporters and media alike of Theo Walcott's ineffectiveness in the final third over the past two seasons, he netted his 100th career goal in our convincing victory over Hull City on Saturday. So which was his best?

Five things Arsenal need if they are to catch Manchester City

With the season just five games old, Arsenal are already five points behind Manchester City. Here are five things they need to do if the are to have any hope of catching Pep Guardiola's men.

Why is Granit Xhaka not starting for Arsenal?

Since his big-money switch from Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach in the summer, the talented Swiss international has only started two matches this season (Leicester and Watford, both away) - leading to questions as to whether there's a specific reason why he's constantly featuring off the bench.

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.

Why Tottenham can only dream of emulating Arsenal

Helen Trantum column
Tottenham are at least a decade behind Arsenal.

Long read: How Wenger can get the best out of this...

Now that the chaos of the transfer window is behind us, and Arsenal have played a couple of games will all of our new players available for selection, what can we ascertain from both the starting XIs that were picked and how they were deployed tactically?

Arsenal new boy anxious not to repeat mistakes

Granit Xhaka revealed to Arsenal Magazine that at Borussia Mönchengladbach, he put too much pressure on himself and he doesn't want to repeat that now.

Long read: Was Arsenal's draw with PSG more luck than judgement?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Arsène Wenger got away with one in Paris on Tuesday night.

Five things we learned from Arsenal v Paris Saint-Germain

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

Long read: Isn’t this what being an Arsenal fan is really...

At Arsenal's last gasp win at home to Southampton I indulged in a bit of time travelling.

“Wenger will stay as long as board wants” says Pires in...

Robert Pires has been speaking to the French media again about Arsene Wenger, a man whom he has always defended.

Long read: Southampton sunk (just), but PSG presents different problems

Saturday's frustration-fest ended well, but will opposition with more ambition be better or worse for Arsenal?

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

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

Arsenal fans guide to Paris ahead of PSG clash

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

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.

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

Have we reached 'peak Theo' a decade after he left Southampton?

Helen Trantum column
What have you achieved in the last ten years?

'I need to be playing' says Arsenal winger

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has told the Arsenal matchday programme that he wants to show Arsene Wenger why he ‘needs to be playing’ after his form plonked him on the bench.

After his claims, is Alexis Sanchez really as good as Messi...

As you've no doubt heard by now, Alexis Sanchez has seemingly caused a stir online by saying he's good enough to be considered in the same bracket as superstar duo Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo - seen as the world's best players.

Will Wenger play rotation roulette against Southampton?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Now the transfer window is closed and the international break is at an end, Arsenal can get on with the business at hand.

Why Wenger was right to refuse Manchester United manager’s request

Whether it actually happened or not, the reports that Arsene Wenger refused to let Jose Mourinho sit beside him at a recent manager’s forum have already passed into legend on the internet which it means, for the majority of people who read it, it’s true.

Why two weeks is an eternity in Arsenal's world

So I've been off the grid for two weeks, swallowed by acting work, and have emerged to a rather different Goonersphere.

What makes an Arsenal legend and what rules you out?

Helen Trantum column
Is the term 'legend' too readily used in modern football?

Arsenal are in their best shape for a decade, here's why

With the transfer window coming to a frenetic and frankly hilarious end, it's time to assess how well Arsenal have done in regards to putting together a team that can win trophies, both in this season and in the future.

Xhaka talks pure Arsenal excitement, Wenger, training, urine samples, fat tests...

Granit Xhaka has been speaking to the press in Switzerland while on international duty and has revealed that he hasn’t spoken much to Arsene Wenger since he signed for the club earlier in the summer but seems blown away by everything.

Long read: Assessing Arsenal's transfer window

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Arsenal have, finally, addressed the two major shortcomings within the first team squad, but how was the window really?

Who had the better transfer window - Arsenal or Tottenham?

We look at how our transfer window compares to that of our rivals. First up: Tottenham Hotspur.

Is Arsenal's new striker good enough?

With the signing of Deportivo's Lucas Perez all but officially announced, fans have already started to question whether the striker is really an 'upgrade' on Olivier Giroud.

Should Arsenal show forward the exit?

After another inconsistent game from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on Saturday against Watford, people have once again started to ask the question: what should be we do with the Ox?

Arsenal's new forward explains his nickname and daft goal celebration

Takuma Asano has wasted no time in speaking to the official Stuttgart site after the Japanese forward was sent there on loan because the Germans have no trouble allowing talented non-EU youngsters into the country, unlike the UK.

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.

Why can't Arsenal attract players like Manchester United?

With only a few days remaining before the summer transfer window closes, Arsenal fans are racking their brains to try to figure out what the club's plans are, or even if there are any at all.

Podcast: Meet Joe Hulme, Arsenal's first number 7

The very first man to have the number 7 on the back of a red Arsenal shirt (in both 1928 and 1933) was flying winger Joe Hulme. Learn all about him, including hearing from the man himself, in our latest pod

Five things Arsenal did this week that made us laugh (or...

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
This week has, even by Arsenal's standards, been one of high comedy. A few observations

Why Arsene Wenger needs to do more to avoid being so...

With the majority of things in football, once a team is successful in adopting an approach to winning - others follow suit.

Should ex-Arsenal players keep negative opinions to themselves?

The more desperate the situation at Arsenal grows, the more former players appear to be speaking up about it but is it really their business anymore?

Long read: Why Wenger's actions can't be defended

I am by nature a patient person; one who prefers to give people the benefit of the doubt but there are limits.

'Arsenal need to be like Ajax' Former Manchester City man claims

Patrick Vieira believes Arsenal need to be more like Ajax and have more ex-players coaching at London Colney.

Wenger's lack of preparation cost Arsenal against Leicester City

Fans are calling Wenger to go because he does not want to spend the club's money.

Is Wenger is right about transfer fees but also wrong?

After the draw against Leicester on Saturday evening, most of the post-game focus was about the transfer window and Arsene’s reported reluctance to spend.

FC Lokomotiv Moscow with superb fan gesture Arsenal should should pay...

When it comes to the connection between fans and the club they support, sometimes you couldn’t feel further away. One club is trying to fix that.

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.

Long read: Why Wenger was right

Helen Trantum column
Shipping four goals is never, ever, excusable but Arsene Wenger was right to not play Laurent Koscielny against Liverpool.

Is this young Arsenal star ready for his promotion this season?

Many young players have come and gone through Arsenal’s doors; not many of them make the splash that fans expect; in fact, as of late, the majority have crashed and burned rather spectacularly.

Why Liverpool loss sums up Arsenal's summer

"Arsenal are going to win the league this season."

Series 1.1: Meet George Armstrong, Arsenal’s greatest number 7?

Just under 130 men and women have pulled on the number 7 shirt at Arsenal since shirt numbers first became a thing, introduced by our very own Herbert Chapman who had to fight the FA who were opposed to such a radical notion. Geore Armstrong was perhaps the greatest.

Thierry Henry backs Manchester City to win title ahead of Arsenal

In an interview with The Football Republic, former Arsenal player and academy coach, Thierry Henry, spoke about new managerial rivalries in the Premier League, Jamie Vardy and ultimately who will win it.

Long read: Mutiny on the good ship Wenger

Bloody Philippe Coutinho. By the time the Brazilian left the field of play, midway through Sunday's second half, it's all too easy to imagine Arsène Wenger...

One shot dead after fight breaks out between Arsenal and Liverpool...

A student was shot dead in Uganda on Sunday evening by police after students attempted to riot after the Arsenal game against Liverpool.

How Arsenal treat the media v how the media treat Arsenal

Someone should tell the press that respect is a two-way street.

Long read: Wenger has two weeks to save Arsenal

Ok. So it's a dramatic title. But it's a dramatic situation.

Long read: Why nothing beats an Arsenal matchday

Helen Trantum column
For every fan that gets to go to every game, there are a hundred more that will never have that chance, so I thought I'd use this week's column to describe what a matchday in the life of Helen looks like, in an effort to share the experience.

How fear keeps people supporting Arsenal

Arsenal are going to win the league this season.

Arsenal 'blow' as target's father claims - 'My son does not...

Isco's father, Paco Alarcón, has spoken to the media about speculation surrounding the Real Madrid players future; he insists that his son isn't going anywhere, nor does he want to.

Arsenal's clash against Liverpool, what to do about centre-back + Theo...

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Who wants to read about our failure to sign a centre forward and search for Johnny Evans?

Arsenal man: My future depends on this season

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that the outcome of the coming season will determine whether he stays at Arsenal for longer or leaves when his contract ends.

Paul Pogba to Manchester United means Jose Mourinho has spent over...

This news may not come as a surprise to many but Jose Mourinho has become the first manager to spend over £1bn on new signings.

Mourinho: Liverpool and Arsenal can’t spend what ‘big club’ Manchester United...

After slating Jurgen Klopp and Arsene Wenger recently over comments that spending close to £100m on one player is crazy, Jose Mourinho hinted that Manchester United can afford to do this because they're a big club, while 'other clubs' can't.

Arsenal man backs Nigeria for World Cup qualification

Alex Iwobi has backed Nigeria to qualify for the World Cup.

Thierry Henry: This is how Jose Mourinho should play Paul Pogba

Thierry Henry has made it clear that he rates Manchester United's new signing, Paul Pogba, but also believes he needs to work on his defensive work if he's not going to be played in a more advanced role.

'I feel guilty' - Arsene Wenger comes clean, makes dig at...

Arsene Wenger has admitted that he feels guilt and regret following Arsenal's disappointing title run last season.

Arsenal and AC Milan Fighting for Isco?

Irrespective of the story behind the scenes, Arsene Wenger, seems to be fighting a losing battle in the transfer window.

Five reasons for Arsenal fans to be excited about new season...

With all the transfer doom and gloom surrounding Arsenal at the moment, it's easy to lose sight of reasons that we should actually get pretty excited about the new Premier League season starting on Saturday (Sunday for us).

Should Arsenal really panic buy after Gabriel’s injury?

With Gabriel's late injury in the win against City plus Mertesacker's long term problem added to Koscielny's extended holiday, there is no doubt that Arsenal are short of experience and number at centreback.

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

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

Liverpool manager issues warning to Arsenal

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Jurgen Klopp seems pretty confident going in the new Premier League season with Liverpool's opener coming against Arsenal.

Draxler to Arsenal latest - Wolfsburg claim no bid despite offers...

Wolfsburg are sticking to their guns as far as Julian Draxler is concerned and claiming that no offers have been made, despite reports that PSG have made a 'concrete offer'.

Wenger hails Zlatan Ibrahimovic, media still twists it

When asked about how Zlatan Ibrahimovic would fit in at Manchester United and the Premier League, Arsene Wenger showered the striker with praise. However, of course that's not the part the media want to focus on.

Arsenal boss - 'They had no chance without Aaron Ramsey'

Arsene Wenger believes that Wales had no chance without Aaron Ramsey during the Euros and this is why they lost to Portugal in the semi-final.

Henry worries for Arsenal as Liverpool impress against Barcelona

Thierry Henry claimed that he's worried for Arsenal after Liverpool beat Barcelona 4-0 on Friday night.

Saturday Arsenal recap: Wenger explains transfer plans, players linked + more

Saturday was full of post-match comments from Arsene Wenger and players following our 8-0 win over Viking FK but of course there was still the usual amount of shady gossip doing the rounds.

Wenger: Theo Walcott can still be a striker

Arsene Wenger may have just set the cat among the pigeons by saying that he still sees Theo Walcott as a striker.

Mahrez to Arsenal latest – Leicester City boss claims winger will...

Claudio Ranieri has insisted that Riyad Mahrez is staying with Leicester City for about the 100th time.

Arsenal's new signing hails 'fun' teammates

New midfielder, Granit Xhaka, hailed his new Arsenal teammates recently, claiming that they're fun but also serious when they have to be.

Arsenal defender: I'm waiting for Wenger to give me a chance

Krystian Bielik has had a decent pre-season playing at centre-back for Arsenal, a role which he loves despite previously being a midfielder.

Awful refereeing spoils Arsenal victory

Arsenal Ladies came from behind to win 3-2 their Conti Cup quarter-final at the death with a late penalty from Williams. But the main talking point for me was the awful performance from the referee.

Why Arsenal man's Serie A move is good for Gunners

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The observant among you will know I’m a big Wojciech Szczesny fan.

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

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

'I don't like it' - Mourinho slams Arsenal and Liverpool bosses

Jose Mourinho addressed the press on Friday looking more like someone who had been down the pub all day than a football manager and he had some typically idiotic things to say.

Szczesny would welcome former Arsenal captain at Roma

Wojciech Szczesny
Wojciech Szczesny has admitted that he would welcome former Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen at Roma.

'I'm lucky to play with them' - Arsenal man hails Alexis...

Santi Cazorla recently took part in a 'super-fan' interview while in LA and admitted that he feels very lucky to play with the likes of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez.

Arsenal starlet: I wasn't happy

Krystian Bielik has revealed how he felt when Arsene Wenger moved him from midfield to centre-back.

'I want to win' - Arsenal man makes Serie A move

Wojciech Szczesny has given his first interview since moving back to Roma for another season on loan and expressed his determination to win the Serie A title while there.

Why Theo Walcott can't make up his mind over his position

So, Theo Walcott wants to be a winger again, huh?

‘I’m ecstatic!’ says new Arsenal striker signing

Takuma Asano has revealed that he is ‘ecstatic’ at how things have turned out for him recently despite being initially unsure about accepting a move to Arsenal because he wasn’t sure about moving abroad.

Wednesday Arsenal recap – Draxler rumour unraveled, Mahrez, Mustafi + more

The big news on Wednesday was that Julian Draxler has made it very public that he wants to leave Wolfsburg.

Is Mahrez to Arsenal rumour a red herring?

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Julian Draxler, Riyad Mahrez, Alexandre Lacazette, that Mustafi guy. Everyday, a different rumour for us all to obsess and puzzle over.

Arsenal legend slates Gunners' striker

Arsenal legend, Lauren, has slated Olivier Giroud, claiming that the striker lacks the X-Factor. Oh and apparently we don't need Mahrez either.

Alex Iwobi: Starting against Barcelona was crazy!

Alex Iwobi has spoken to FourFourTwo about starting for Arsenal against Barcelona, admitting that the feelings were crazy and that he had to keep it a secret.

Arsenal coach: Alex Iwobi has Arsenal DNA

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Arsenal youth coach, Andries Jonker, claims that Alex Iwobi is the personification of Arsenal DNA.

Arsenal man wants to move out wide

Theo Walcott claims that he's now happy to move out right to the wing for Arsenal permanently but is it all too little too late?

Draxler keen to leave Wolfsburg, Arsenal reportedly interested

The huge news that broke overnight and has continued into Wednesday morning is that Julian Draxler has told Bild that he wants to leave Wolfsburg.

'Striker could have gone to Arsenal but chose Spain'

Toulouse boss, Pascal Dupraz, has seemingly confirmed that Arsenal were interested in Wissam Ben Yedder after all.

What should Arsenal do with this left-back?

The rumour that Arsenal have apparently turned down the chance to loan out Kieran Gibbs to West Ham has churned up the age-old question (well, not that old): what should the Gunners do with Kieran Gibbs?

Arsenal's new signing reveals Manchester United hero

Rob Holding has admitted that he models his game on former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand.

Arsenal right-back: It's hard to take

Over the weekend, Arsenal Ladies lost 2-1 to Liverpool, leaving them six points adrift of League leaders, Manchester City.

Arsenal man ready to make friends in La Liga

Arsenal youth player, Jon Toral has spoken about his time with Barcelona and the close bond he already shares with Granada teammate, Isaac Cuenca.

Arsenal legend: I don't regret strangling Manchester United man

Arsenal legend Lauren claims that strangling Phil Neville was worth the £40,000 fine he incurred from the FA back in 2003.

‘Arsenal killed my holiday’

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Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that Arsenals win and Spurs, therefore, fluffing second place put him in a bad mood for his entire summer holiday.

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

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

Has the Arsenal manager used his huge resources wisely?

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Sunday's home defeat to Liverpool could the final nail on the coffin for the Ladies' hopes of Champions League qualification. Should Pedro Losa go?

Analysis: Rob Holding shows exactly why Arsenal purchased him

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

Mahrez latest – Player is ‘100%’ not going to Arsenal, manager...

Claudio Ranieri has once again confirmed that Riyah Mahrez is not leaving Leicester City.

Has Wenger gone crazy in the transfer market?

Over the years, we have not been used to see Arsene Wenger overpay much for new players. But this summer, he seems to have gone totally mad.

Friday Arsenal recap – Wenger confirms hunt for striker, Mustafi and...

On Friday, we beat the MLS All-Stars, Wenger confirmed we'd be signing a new attacking option and we dug into the latest with the Mahrez and Mustafi rumours.

Wenger acknowledges Arsenal’s lack of attacking options, confirms ‘one more’ signing

Arsene Wenger has breathed life into our lifeless Gooner corpses by confirming that Arsenal are looking to bring in one more attacking option.

Wenger: No matter what I do, it’s never enough

Arsene Wenger has bemoaned transfers and the fact that no matter who you sign or how much you spend, it's never enough.

Former Arsenal target: I've been insulted

Gonzalo Higuain is now officially a Juventus player (let's never trust Napoli again) but has admitted that it's up to him to prove his steep price tag and that he understands the fans' anger.

Arsenal's transfer clock is ticking

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I left home over four years ago.

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

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

Wenger hails two new signings

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

Petr Cech urges Arsenal’s new signing to step up

Rob Holding
After Per Mertesacker was ruled out for up to five months with a knee injury he sustained in our pre-season match against RC Lens, Petr Cech has urged Arsenal's new signing, Rob Holding, to step up.

What we learnt: Arsenal vs MLS All-Stars

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

Arsenal man: It was bigger than I expected!

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

Arsenal man: It was tough

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

Arsenal enduring poor pre-season, but so are Manchester United and Liverpool

So. Are you freaking out yet? With all the reports coming from training camp about Francis Coquelin standing and running in a spot twenty yards...

Arsenal need to win trophies this season – Gazidis

After a disappointing second place finish in the Premier League last season, Arsenal’s chief executive Ivan Gazidis said the team needs to win major trophies this season, and is currently feeling the pressure to deliver.

Did Ivan Gazidis lie to Arsenal fans then or is he...

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As Ivan Gazidis reiterates that Arsenal can’t compete with the big boys on the world transfer stage, I ask is he lying when he says that or was he lying when he said we would soon be able to?

Have I been brainwashed by Arsene Wenger's transfer policy?

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Are Arsenal so focused on doing things right that they forget to do the right thing?

Tuesday recap: Arsenal striker bid rejected, Ben Yedder interest + more

The rumour mill was in overdrive on Tuesday, with the news that we could be about to sign Wissam Ben Yedder breaking on Twitter and Lyon confirming that they've rejected a bit from us for Lacazette.

Does former Arsenal captain really deserve to be branded a 'snake'?

On Monday, Mikel Arteta began working for his new club, Manchester City, and subsequently deleted all evidence of him ever playing for Arsenal off of his social media.

‘Wenger was not asked to be England manager’

FA technical director, Dan Ashworth, insists that Arsene Wenger was not the first choice for the England job, contrary to reports.

Arsene Wenger has revealed why he sold Isaac Hayden to Newcastle.

Arsene Wenger has revealed why he sold Isaac Hayden to Newcastle.

Arsenal star: This striker was born with a gift

Santi Cazorla has jumped in on the David Villa love-in that our players seem to be partaking in before our pre-season friendly against the MLS All-Stars.

Why Rob Holding’s vow to keep it simple for Arsenal is...

Our new signing, Rob Holding, has vowed to not take risks and to basically keep things simple when he's defending.

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

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

Diego Maradona blasts Juventus ‘fat cats’ over Higuain move

Diego Maradona is not a happy bunny, in fact, he's pretty livid about Gonzalo Higuain potentially signing for Juventus.

Why Arsenal signing Rob Holding makes so much sense

With Arsenal's first pre-season fixture out of the way, the need for reinforcements for final third is as clear as ever. With all now quiet on the striker front, column inches pile up about Riyad Mahrez with a bewildering array of entirely contradictory theories emerging daily.

Invincible has warning for Xhaka

Jens Lehmann has issued a warning to new signing Granit Xhaka.

Chelsea star: Arsene Wenger is like my second father

Cesc Fabregas claims that Arsene Wenger is like his second father and, to be honest, his comments have annoyed me.

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

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

Is this Theo Walcott's last chance at Arsenal?

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Our striking options are looking a tad threadbare.

Fans frustrated as Arsenal chief sets sights on French second division

Do we have reason to feel a little nervous about Ivan Gazidis' recent comments regarding emulating Leicester City's success by shopping in the French second division?

'I shouldn't be playing for Arsenal at my age'

Despite being excited to play in our Arsenal Legends' match in September, David Seaman has admitted that, at his age, his body has informed him that he really shouldn't be playing.

Thursday recap: Icardi says no, Higuain twist, Xhaka appears + more

With Arsenal set to face RC Lens on Friday, there was news and gossip a-plenty floating around on Thursday.

Leicester City man urges Arsenal and Chelsea target to focus on...

Wes Morgan has urged Riyad Mahrez to ignore the talk surrounding his Leicester City future and to focus on the job in hand.

Are Arsenal stuck between a rock and a hard place in...

The transfer market is a medium that is full of hidden agendas, misleading information and everyone involved in only interested in taking advantage of as many people as possible.

Look: Arsenal's new signing rocks up at London Colney

Arsene Wenger hailed Granit Xhaka's ability in just about every area of the pitch and, coincidentally, the Switzerland international rocked up at London Colney smiling from ear-to-ear.

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

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

Another one bites the dust - Icardi turns down Arsenal move

Mauro Icardi has confirmed he'll be staying at Inter Milan after all, despite all the media speculation and baiting from his agent/wife (wagent?).

Questioning Mertesacker's captaincy and in praise of new anti-Chelsea rules

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Should Wenger take the captaincy more seriously and why the new conduct rules will hopefully teach Chelsea and Jose Mourinho how to behave

All you need to know about Arsenal’s brilliant new defender

On Monday it was revealed that Arsenal had their bid for Bolton’s Rob Holding accepted and the player had already undergone a medical. Here's all you need to know about him.

Is pre-season responsible for Arsenal's injury woes?

Is the length of Arsenal's pre-season not only unnecessary but detrimental to our players' physical health?

Arsenal’s Monday: Defender deal done, Higuain and Mahrez to Arsenal latest,...

As is the norm lately, there wasn't much around in the way of actual news on Monday but the rumour mill wound itself up into overdrive.

Why Arsenal legend is right about pre-season

Freddie Ljungberg hammered home the importance of pre-season recently, insisting that it not only helps with moral but belief within the squad - and he's right.

What does Arsenal's transfer history teach us?

For many Arsenal fans, the summer transfer window is like an establishing shot from a Clint Eastwood western.

Arsenal legend urges Wenger to spend on three big players

David Seaman has urged Arsene Wenger to spend, insisting that we need a striker, centre-back and midfielder.

Reasons to be proud of Arsenal and football in a messed...

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I’m lost without football. Each summer, I spend three months in purgatory, with the solace of international matches and pre-season friendly barely the slightest comfort,...

Why Arsenal fans are right to be concerned about the club's...

In precisely one month from today, Arsenal will open their 2016-17 Premier League campaign.

From Gooner to Gonner: poor transfer window could determine Wenger’s fate

Simply put, Arsenal cannot afford to fail again next season.

Wednesday recap: La Liga club wants Alexis, Toral heads out on...

Here's what you missed on Wednesday. Jon Toral joined La Liga club Granada on a season-long loan while Roma loaned out their goalkeeper to Monaco...

Does Thierry Henry love Arsenal or money?

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"Thierry Henry, Thierry Henry, Thierry Henry..."

Arsenal man's agent: Serie A side would get most from him

Olivier Giroud's agent, Mickael Manuello, has been on Italian radio station, Radio Crc, claiming that Napoli would get the best out of the striker.

Tuesday recap: Thierry chooses TV over Arsenal, Higuain latest + more

Here's the news and gossip from Tuesday. The big story on Tuesday was that Arsene Wenger has asked Thierry Henry to give up his job...

New Serie A signing confirms deal for Arsenal goalkeeper

New Roma goalkeeper, Alisson, has given his first press conference for the Serie A team and perhaps revealed that Wojciech Szczesny will be going back on loan - as if we didn't already know.

Former Arsenal man: I jumped at the chance to join this...

Isaac Hayden has revealed that, as grateful as he is to Arsenal, he feels he can progress better with Newcastle.

How the Euros highlight Arsenal’s weaknesses

Although the Arsenal players involved in Euro 2016 gave fantastic performances, for the most part, certain parts of their games summed up their weaknesses.

Monday recap: Arsenal say goodbye to player, Juventus end Alexis pursuit

The football world spent Monday recovering from the Euros. After the shocking Euro 2016 final result, where Portugal beat France 1-0, a lot of the...

Wenger hails Arsenal target's Euro display

Arsene Wenger has praised Moussa Sissoko's performances for France during the Euros and defended Didier Deschamps' decision to play him.

Director confirms that Arsenal star is not for sale

Juventus' director general, Giuseppe Marotta, has confirmed that although the Serie A club did want Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal have made it clear that the Chilean is not for sale.

Euros highlight Arsenal’s tactical questions

So; the summer's international tournament has concluded, with Portugal playing Greece to France's Portugal. Some reputations have been enhanced and others, particularly managers, have been...

Wenger: I was on my knees when England lost to Iceland

While not ruling out the England job in the future, Arsene Wenger has admitted that England is his second country and that he was on his knees when they were knocked out of the Euros by Iceland.

Why Wenger should spend €100m on this Frenchman

With Arsenal still on the look out for a striker and a huge transfer kitty available, Arsene Wenger should go and buy Antoine Griezmann.

Saturday recap: Lacazette update, Hayden’s off, Ozil + more

The cogs are beginning to turn on more than one transfer. Mesut Ozil was incredibly gracious in defeat, posting a picture on Instagram with a...

Why Arsenal banning abusive tweeters is a good thing

Arsenal have started to ban fans who are abusive on twitter, news that will be welcomed by many and feared by many, as well as idiotic fans, who won't be able to insult others at will as they are used to.

Why Manchester United could be Arsenal’s biggest threat

Despite one appointing a new manager and several of our other rivals buying players, very few actually pose a real threat to us - except Manchester United.

Agent confirms Arsenal star will not be taking part in Olympics

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Alex Iwobi's agent, Emeka Obasi, has confirmed that Arsenal won't allow the forward to take part in the Rio Olympics this summer.

Arsenal man explains his decision to retire

Petr Cech has explained why he's chosen to retire from international football with the Czech Republic.

Thursday recap: Juve hound Alexis, Arsenal submit bid, Cech retires

Here's what you missed on Thursday. Petr Cech has been talking about the new season and how to improve; he also confirmed his retirement from...

Arsenal need to get shopping, but which club is winning the...

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You cannot afford to stand still, even if you win the league. You could argue that it’s a theory created by fans who simply always...

Arsenal legend offers solution to Gunner's striker problem

Thierry Henry reckons that Olivier Giroud doesn't need to be dropped to the bench but Arsenal need another striker to play alongside him.

How TV money affects Premier League

With more money than ever being given to Premier League clubs in TV deals, it's disheartening to see how this could affect Arsenal.

Arsenal man: We thought we were good enough

Petr Cech recently spoke about Arsenal's next season, improving and starting against Liverpool.

Thursday recap: Arsenal want to spend all the money

The rumour mill was back in business on Thursday now that the end of the Euros is in sight. Arsenal have had three matches selected...

TV money may be Arsenal’s downfall

When it was announced at the beginning of the year that Arsenal, along with the other 19 Premier League clubs, would receive an extra £40-50m in TV revenue, we all welcomed the news with open arms.

Poll: 30% of Arsenal fans would prefer Wenger up front to...

After we reported that Robin van Persie was being linked with a move back to Arsenal, we noticed that just about every Gooner commenting on the situation would rather stick wasps where the sun don't shine, which gave us an idea.

Wenger: Brexit will have long term impact on football

Arsene Wenger has admitted that he's worried following Britain's vote to leave the European Union and how it will impact the Premier League long term.

Why Arsenal fans shouldn’t panic about lack of transfers

Everywhere you look, there are Gooners panicking about our 'lack' of transfer activity.

Arsenal man confirms he'll miss start of new season

Aaron Ramsey has confirmed that he will miss the first few weeks of Arsenal's new season because he needs to rest.

Wednesday recap: Lacazette talk hots up, Arsenal players return

The senior players are returning to training at London Colney as Lacazette talk hots up.

Real Madrid attacker: I'm going to Roma but Arsenal is my...

18-year-old Real Madrid attacker, Sergio Diaz, has confirmed that he's going to Roma but his dream move would actually be to Arsenal.

Why Arsenal fans shouldn't complain about lack of transfers

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There are, as I begin writing this, just three games of the 2016 Euros left. Who's your money on? I haven't watched nearly enough of...

Former Arsenal and Manchester United star linked with move back to...

Robin van Persie has been linked back with a move to Arsenal after the Fenerbahce president admitted that the Turkish club are willing to listen to offers.

Tuesday recap: Pre-season training, Mourinho’s obsession + two strikers in talks

After a quiet few days, the start of pre-season training kicked off and with it, plenty of news and gossip.

Should Arsenal swallow their pride and sign Van Persie?

It was only a matter of time; after the Fenerbahce president, Azil Yildirim, confirmed that they would be willing to listen to offers for Robin van Persie, we all knew that he'd be linked with a return to Arsenal.

Arsenal striker: We're not confident

On Thursday, France faced Germany in the semi-finals of the Euros and Olivier Giroud has admitted that they're all fully aware that the Germans are the favourites.

Mourinho makes his first dig at Wenger as Manchester United boss

It's been at least five minutes since Jose Mourinho had a pop at Arsene Wenger and, to be honest, it was getting concerning. Well, worry no more!

Arsenal legend: Wenger would make a top England manager

With Arsene Wenger being linked to the England job, various players, current and former, have come out in support (or not) of the boss taking up the role.

Art imitating life? Or life imitating Arsenal?

Well, here we are again. Not much to report since last week. Unless you count the England football team giving a perfect illustration of the...

Sunday recap: Arsenal sign new player, miss out on another +...

Sunday was all about the gossip in the Goonerverse. We signed 21-year-old Japanese forward, Takuma Asano, which everyone instantly wanted to overreact about; we may...

Wenger hints at future in French interview

Arsene Wenger has admitted that although he's going to honour his existing contract with Arsenal until 2017, he doesn't know what he's going to do after that.

Arsenal star: I'm a perfectionist - just like Ronaldo

Mesut Ozil has admitted that although he's not as hungry for goals as his former Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo, he's ambitious in different ways.

Arsenal star: I knew straight away, I'm gutted

Aaron Ramsey has revealed that he has no complaints about the yellow card he received during Wales' 3-1 win against Belgium and that he knew straight away.

'My main interest is Arsenal' - goalkeeper reveals

Wojciech Szczesny has spoken about the rumours that Arsene Wenger could be offered the England job and revealed that, for the sake of Arsenal, he wants the boss to stay put.

Is this Arsenal legend the answer for Gunners?

With Tony Adams being given a coaching role alongside Thiery Henry at London Colney, talk has begun to mount regarding the former centre-back's managerial future.

Tony Adams in, Arsene Wenger out?

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Mr Arsenal is home, but is he home for good?

Will Brexit lead to Wenger's departure from Arsenal?

Well. That escalated quickly, huh?!

Is this really all Olivier Giroud is worth?

By the end of this summer I can guarantee one thing – you will be absolutely sick of talking about strikers and their prices, but what is Giroud really worth?

As Adams and Henry return, is Bergkamp next?

With the news that emerged this week that Tony Adams would finally be returning to the club to work with the u18s alongside Thierry Henry, we wondered, what about Dennis Bergkamp?

Is player stupidity the reason England want Wenger?

There seems no likelihood that Arsene Wenger will leave Arsenal to become the England manager but that doesn’t mean the speculation and gossip is...

Selling Sanchez would be disastrous for Arsenal

Linked with a move away from the club, selling Alexis Sanchez would be a disaster for Arsenal.

Are England's problems because of Tottenham and do they highlight Wenger's...

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
On Monday night, I sat and watched my first game of the Euros since the opening Saturday of the tournament. It goes without saying, even...

Wilshere named ‘Euro flop’ for reasons that have nothing to do...

When the England manager calls and tells you you’re going to the Euros to represent your country even though you’ve played just five minutes of football all season, what do you do?

Tuesday recap: Juve won’t leave Alexis alone, Gabigol bid submitted +...

Following the drama/hilarity of England getting knocked out of the Euros by Iceland, it was a ghost town in the Goonerverse on Tuesday.

Arsenal and Chelsea target: I'm happy at Real Madrid

Alvaro Morata
Arsenal and Chelsea target, Alvaro Morata, has claimed that he's happy to stay at Real Madrid and fight for a place.

Five reasons why Arsenal transfers fail

With silly season in full swing and the Twitter keyboard warriors in fine voice, there are some key things we need to keep in mind if we're going to get through this summer without attacking each other: transfers do fail and it's not always Arsenal's fault.

Juventus won't give up on Arsenal man - report

Juventus are apparently still sniffing around after Alexis Sanchez despite reports claiming that they's acknowledged he was 'unreachable' just days ago.

Newcastle hero slams 'tactically inept' Hodgson for picking Arsenal man

Alan Shearer has slammed England manager, Roy Hodgson, for picking Jack Wilshere to start in the Three Lions' humiliating 2-1 defeat to Iceland.

Arsenal legend: England don't want Arsene Wenger

After England's embarrassing 2-1 defeat and elimination from the Euros at the hands of little ol' Iceland, and Roy Hodgson's resulting resignation, talk turned to who will take over; Ian Wright wasn't impressed with one particular name thrown into the hat.

Monday recap: Alexis love, Xhaka in London, Lacazette + more

Daily Cannon spent Monday basking in the ambiance of Alexis Sanchez's Copa America win with Chile, as well as sifting through the usual gossip.

Arsenal make offer for £40m Brazilian striker – report

According to ESPN Brazil, Arsenal have made an offer for Gabriel 'Gabigol' Barbosa.

How does leaving the EU affect Arsenal?

'Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose?' Having last week written that no-one knew anything about the Vardy situation, and about the media speculation...

Emotional Arsenal man revels in Country's victory, explains injury

Alexis Sanchez admitted he was emotional following Chile's second Copa America win in as many years and explained his injury.

France star praises 'unnoticed' Arsenal striker

Antoine Griezmann praised Olivier Giroud in France's press conference, describing his efforts on the pitch as 'unnoticed' by many.

Koscielny: I have a harder job at Arsenal than France

Laurent Koscielny gave a long interview to l'Equipe prior to the 2016 Euros that the English media have only just picked up, here are some bits about defensive work and positioning.

'This star is the best no.10' - Arsenal legend agrees with...

After Germany's 3-0 win over Slovakia in the Euros on Sunday, Ian Wright revealed that he would have loved to play with Mesut Ozil and that he believes the midfielder can be the best no. 10 in the world.

Can we have a referendum on Arsene Wenger?

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I saw a tweet today which suggested the correlation between AKB and Remain / WOB and Leave were probably pretty strong, and while that's a sizeable jump, it did get me thinking about the similarities between the Brexit fallout and the divisions in our fanbase.

Why Jamie Vardy did the right thing for everybody and we...

On the face of it, the only thing more surprising than Jamie Vardy rejecting a move to Arsenal is Arsenal being interested in him in the first place.

Why Arsenal need to move fast after Vardy deal dies

So. Jamie Vardy. We get to hate him again now, right? That's how this works, right?

Three reasons why it’s great Arsenal didn’t sign Jamie Vardy

Jamie Vardy won't be joining Arsenal, and I think that's great. Here are three reasons why:

Wednesday recap: Juve want Alexis, Walcott set to snub Liverpool

Here's what happened on Wednesday.

Jamie Vardy being a fool, remembering Bergkamp and Arsene Wenger never...

I think the summer does funny things to people, you know. I'm not sure whether it's the sudden breakthrough of the sun from above the grey,...

Arsenal star gives huge indicator that he'll stay

Mesut Ozil has given a huge indicator that he'll be signing a new deal with Arsenal by urging his German compatriots to join the Premier League.

Podcast: Celebrating Arsenal’s Irish connection

Originally produced for St Patrick's Day, with the Euros in full swing, we thought we'd revisit Arsenal's historic Irish connections, this time in an updated version in audio format.

Arsenal defender reveals why he doesn't enjoy pre-season

Laurent Koscielny has done a Q&A for the French paper l'Equipe about the things that he likes and dislikes and there are some funny answers.

Tuesday recap: Is the chase for Morata over?

Here's a look at what happened in the Goonerverse on Tuesday.

German international: Arsenal didn't want me, I didn't want Manchester United

Shortly after signing a five-year contract with Bayern Munich, Mats Hummels admitted that Arsenal never wanted him, despite reports.

‘He could be a legend at Leicester’ – Heskey’s a funny...

Emile Heskey decided to take a break from not scoring for Bolton Wanderers (this would be a lot funnier if the season hadn't finished) to urge Jamie Vardy to stay at Leicester City.

Arsenal man: This former Manchester United star isn't meeting expectations

Arsene Wenger has admitted that although Paul Pogba isn't currently meeting expectations with the France national team, his time will come.

Mesut Ozil: I’m proud of my time at Arsenal

Mesut Ozil spoke to Arsenal's YouTube channel recently and revealed why he's proud to live in London.

Watch: Arsenal man - 'We've made a statement'

Aaron Ramsey put in a proper shift, once again, against Russia on Monday night.

Monday recap: The Arsenal rumour mill kicks back into gear

Despite it being quiet on the news front, the rumour mill has started spinning again and it's been spitting out some familiar names.

Draxler – What’s going on?

The day after Arsene Wenger praised Wolfsburg forward, Julian Draxler, Kicker is reporting that the player wants to leave immediately.

Old Arsenal favourites re-emerge as the Vardy hokey-cokey continues

So another week of multi-continental international football loveliness has been and gone, with bugger all real news on the Arsenal front.

Arsenal star: I don't want to prove myself

Mesut Ozil has hit back at his critics who have recently decided to regurgitate the 'body language' spiel.

Wenger reveals Arsenal's transfer plans

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal are still in the market for 'one-or-two' more players because we have to restore the balance - Wenger loves balance.

Sunday recap: Wenger on Vardy, Rooney loves Wilshere + link to...

It was all a bit quiet on the Arsenal-front on Sunday.

Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea handed boost as president predicts Spanish...

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Celta Vigo's president, Carlos Mourino, may have just handed Arsenal the boost we needed.

Manchester United star: This Arsenal man won't let you down

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Wayne Rooney has returned the favour and heaped praise onto England team-mate, Jack Wilshere.

Midfielder hails Arsenal's 'top quality' new signing

Watford midfielder, Valon Behrami, has sung his Swiss compatriot, Granit Xhaka's praises.

'He's the best' - Real Madrid playmaker hails out-of-favour Arsenal goalkeeper

Colombian midfielder, James Rodriguez, speaks very highly of his compatriot, David Ospina.

Wenger confirms Vardy’s decision – or does he?

Arsene Wenger appears to have put the Jamie Vardy transfer saga to bed once and for all and it seems as if the striker has snubbed Arsenal. Or has he?

Arsenal risk hindering youth development with competition decision

Ahead of the upcoming campaign, headlines have surrounded the Football League Trophy - which will undergo a significant change.

Friday recap: Wenger on Payet; Vardy, Morata and more

It's all a bit quiet on the Arsenal front at the moment but here's the latest news and gossip from Friday.

Why supporting England makes Arsenal fans feel dirty

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Would you rather Arsenal win the Champions League or England win the World Cup?

Wenger: ‘Talented’ Payet too inconsistent for Arsenal (and he’s right)

Despite scoring two goals in as many games in Euro 2016, Arsene Wenger insists that Dimitri Payet hasn't always been this consistent.

Spanish midfielder: This England star is a joy to watch

Santi Cazorla has described Jack Wilshere as a 'joy to watch' recently while the 24-year-old is away in France for the Euros.

Arsenal forward: I need more

Alex Iwobi has admitted that he would like to score more goals and get more assists for Arsenal next season.

Do Arsenal need a Plan A, never mind a Plan B?

I've just spent the last couple of hours having the 'pleasure' of watching Roy Hodgson metamorphose from 'incompetent buffoon' into 'tactical god', all because...

Wednesday recap: Fixture list, Mkhitaryan, Euros and more

Here's Wednesday's news and gossip from the Goonerverse.

Arsenal and Chelsea target gets massive telling off after hinting at...

Kalidou Koulibaly has, somewhat hilariously, been told off by Napoli.

The Euros: When club loyalty goes out the window

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Despite watching all three of the games played on the opening Saturday of the Euros, I'd be hard pressed to tell you much about what happened in them.

'He can help Arsenal' - Club legend has his say on...

Another day, another Arsenal legend has his say on what he thinks of Jamie Vardy potentially joining the Gunners this summer.

Wenger’s early transfer moves pleasing for fans

It promises to be an exciting summer for Arsenal fans if the first few weeks of the transfer window are anything to go by.

Tuesday recap: Arsenal target leaves club, Mahrez update and more

Here's a round-up of what happened on Tuesday.

Another Arsenal man puts off decision on his future

Wojciech Szczesny has confirmed that he'll decide on his future after the Euros.

Arsenal and Manchester United target admits he could leave Leicester City...

Riyad Mahrez has given Leicester City fans a new reason to feel anxious over his future at the club.

Agent confirms defender will turn down Arsenal

Elseid Hysaj was the name on everybody's lips and at everybody's fingertips over the weekend but his agent insists he's staying at Napoli for at least another season.

81% of Arsenal fans think Gunners had lucky escape not signing...

With the news breaking that Dutch manager, Ronald Koeman, has signed for Everton, we put it to you: did Arsenal have a lucky escape by not signing him?

'He's the best player on the pitch' - Arsenal star hails...

Jack Wilshere has hailed Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, pointing out how he's the Red Devils' best player and he can still perform.

Arsenal legend is right - defending is a thankless task

Martin Keown has admitted that being a defender, no matter how much you do for your team, is usually a thankless task.

Five of Arsenal man's oddest fashion choices

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After Hector Bellerin (and Aaron Ramsey) were selected for Vogue's most stylish footballers at the Euros feature, we thought we'd take a look at some of the Spaniard's 'bolder' looks.

Sporting director confirms Arsenal target's exit

Ricardo Rodriguez
Arsenal target, Ricardo Rodriguez, is set to leave Wolfsburg following confirmation from their sporting direction, Klaus Allofs.

'Get this striker!' - Arsenal legend urges Wenger

David Seaman believes the secret to success is Jamie Vardy.

Arsenal legend: They told me I was crazy to join Gunners

Robert Pires has spoken about his decision to join Arsenal over Real Madrid back in 2000 and it turns out, it was all down to Arsene Wenger.

Manager confirms Arsenal bid for Leicester City man - deal not...

Claudio Ranieri has confirmed what we already know: Arsenal are willing to meet Jamie Vardy's release clause but Leicester City don't want to lose him.

Long read: Arsenal fans freak out as transfer market killed by...

Inevitably, in the absence of the potential Vardy transfer meeting deadlines guessed at by journalists, the vacuum of news has been gleefully filled by anyone with a desire to sell stories. Regardless of whether or not there is a story to sell.

Arsenal legend told Bayern Munich star “I could be your dad”...

Speaking to The Players’ Tribune, Jerome Boateng revealed that one of his biggest inspirations was Patrick Vieira when he was at Arsenal.

Bellerín hails Cech, Rosicky, speaks about call up

Hector Bellerín has told UEFA that he would not have believed it possible that he would be at the Euros and that he found out he was included in the provisional squad through a relative who saw it on TV.

Exclusive: Arsenal u17 star on being captain + more

In our second exclusive interview with one of the Arsenal Ladies big talents from the youth set-up, this time we speak with the u17 captain, Laura Hooper.

Why Gedion Zelalem should not return to Rangers next season

Having made his first-team debut in January two years ago, Gedion Zelalem has previously been tipped for future stardom and it seems only a matter of time before he asserts his credentials in the senior side.

Is this Arsenal fans' biggest dilemma over Jamie Vardy?

After news broke last weekend of Arsenal's pursuit of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, there have been two common queries of the move. One of them is a solely footballing question, and one of them isn't.

Chelsea man: Arsenal star will be difficult

Cesc Fabregas has praised his former team-mate, Petr Cech, ahead of Spain's Euro clash against the Czech Republic.

Spaniard: I'm happy at Arsenal

Hector Bellerin has given Gooners the answer we've all been waiting for amidst all this Barcelona speculation and said he's staying in north London.

Midfielder: I've been winding up Arsenal men

Aaron Ramsey has admitted that he's enjoyed winding up his fellow Arsenal players over Wales' qualification to Euro 2016.

Arsenal legend urges Leicester City man to join Gunners despite reports

Alan Smith has urged Jamie Vardy to take the opportunity that's being handed to him and sign for Arsenal.

English fans back in trouble in France – is anyone surprised?

It looks like the lessons from the past have not been learnt, as there has been reports of trouble on Thursday night in Marseille.

Arsenal legend worries over star’s future in north London – he...

Ray Parlour has admitted that he's a little worried about Alexis Sanchez's future at Arsenal.

Is Wenger trying to flatter Arsenal target into joining Gunners with...

Arsene Wenger may well have a pretty big crush on N'Golo Kante, if his recent interview with beIN Sports is anything to go by.

Long read: Arsenal's young attacking midfielders and forwards that could breakthrough

In the absence of any actual news about Vardy or Henrikh Mkhitaryan it seems a good time to follow on from last week, where I covered the youth set-ups striking options in detail. This time I’m going to talk about attacking midfielders and wingers.

Has Danny Welbeck’s injury saved Theo Walcott’s Arsenal career?

Swiftly followed by the news that Arsenal had triggered Jamie Vardy's release clause, came the story that Theo Walcott has a future in north London as long as he plays out wide but would he even still be here if Danny Welbeck was fit?

Why West Ham chairman is right about ‘mad’ Vardy money

David Sullivan, West Ham's chairman, believes the 'mad' money we're willing to throw at the Jamie Vardy would blow their current wage structure.

‘I want to play for The Beautiful Arsenal’ – Newcastle man...

In an exclusive interview with Foot Mercato, Moussa Sissoko has laid his cards on the table, and declared he wants to leave Newcastle and join Arsenal.

9 reasons Vardy needs to think about his transfer from Leicester...

The longer it drags out, the more it feels like Jamie Vardy is going to turn down the chance to move to Arsenal. Here are nine reasons he could be pondering the offer.

Manager confirms star's departure amid strong Arsenal interest

The whole Ricardo Rodriguez situation is getting a little bit over the top now.

Leicester City man contradicts reports, thinks Vardy is going to Arsenal

Jamie Vardy's Leicester City team-mate, Shinji Okazaki, has spoken about the striker's potential decision to move to Arsenal and, to be honest, he sounds as if he knows what the answer will be.

Why Southampton man's move to Everton impacts Arsenal

Ronald Koeman looks set to move from Southampton to Everton in the near future, backing up what Ivan Gazidis said recently about Arsene Wenger staying at Arsenal.

Xhaka and Vardy and more to follow? Times they are a'...

As someone who writes a weekly column about club football, the early summer months are often a talking point dead zone.

Arsenal man on France goal - 'I know what it's like...

Laurent Koscielny has spoken to the French media following France's 3-0 win over Scotland and admitted that he's happy with his contribution.

Why Arsenal man almost breaking his hand is a good thing

Ivan Gazidis comes across as a pretty mild-mannered man but apparently, when Arsenal are doing an Arsenal, he can get a little hot-headed.

Can Jamie Vardy be to Arsenal what Robin van Persie was...

With Jamie Vardy's decision over whether he will join Arsenal or stay with Leicester City set to be made on Monday afternoon, potentially leaving thousands of heartbroken Foxes in its wake, it's difficult not to draw comparisons between the striker and Robin van Persie.

Can Arsenal fans learn to love Jamie Vardy given his past?

During the season, one of our writers said on Twitter in regards to Jamie Vardy ‘He’s like Marmite; you either love him or remember he’s a racist’.

Why Jamie Vardy can be Arsenal's new Ian Wright?

Arsenal have triggered Jamie Vardy's release clause, you've probably heard. Can he do for the Gunners what Ian Wright did when he arrived aged 27?

Four alternatives to Jamie Vardy for Arsenal

Arsenal might be about to sign Jamie Vardy, but here are four attacking alternatives that Arsenal could and potentially should pursue, as opposed to the 29-year-old Leicester forward

15 things Jamie Vardy really said

No matter what you think about Jamie Vardy, there’s no denying he’s quite the character. Here are 15 things he actually said.

Tactics: Would Arsenal have to alter their playing style to fit...

News that Arsenal have triggered Jamie Vardy's release clause was met a mixed response from Gooners but what would it mean in term of tactical changes for Arsene Wenger's side?

Arsenal midfielder: I'll show Wenger

Jack Wilshere has spoken about his fitness while away with the England squad and admitted he wants to show Arsene Wenger what he can do but is it all too little too late?

Besiktas confirm interest in Arsenal man

Besiktas' sporting director, Gokhan Keskin, has confirmed that the Turkish club are trying to sign David Ospina.

Why this Arsenal man needs to prove himself at Euro 2016

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Strikers are judged on how many goals they score.

Arsenal chairman hints at new Wenger contract

Ivan Gazidis has potentially set the cat amongst the pigeons by claiming that he doesn't know when Arsene Wenger will leave, nor does he want him to.

Arsenal man: I used to want success

Arsene Wenger has admitted that, during his 20 years as Arsenal manager, he's become less egotistical and more motivated by earning success for others.

Bundesliga man confirms he'd love Arsenal move

Ricardo Rodriguez has confirmed that he would be excited to join Arsenal.

Arsenal target gives surprising update on Real Madrid talks

Arsenal target, Alvaro Morata, has spoken about Real Madrid's interest in buying him back and what he said might surprise you.

Cech talks to Czech media about training, self-confidence and Russia

After beating Russia 2-1 on June 1st, Petr Cech spoke to the Czech media and claimed that he was happy with the result.

Arsenal man: I'm not worried about who I play for next...

Following Poland's 2-1 loss to the Netherlands, Wojciech Szczesny admitted that he doesn't know if he will play in their next game and also claimed he's not worried about which club he plays for next season.

Stat: Arsenal spend less than 6 other English clubs including Manchester...

Arsenal have spent less than several clubs between 2010-2015 but does it really matter if we're not winning trophies?

Do the Arsenal players' shirt numbers mean more than we think?

As you may have seen over the last few days, Arsenal players are currently engaging in a rather long-winded game of numerical musical chairs.

Giroud: Last season was one of my best for Arsenal

Olivier Giroud believes that the 2015/16 season was one of his best for Arsenal. Okay.

Arsenal star: I wanted change

A couple of days ago, the world was struck by the new that Aaron Ramsey had bleached his hair and now, he's had his say on the issue that's taken the planet by storm.

Arsenal coach surprised by youngster - 'We love it!'

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Alex Iwobi's success and progress, boosting him into the first team, has taken head of our academy, Andries Jonker, by surprise.

Arsenal legend takes swipe at young Tottenham star

Thierry Henry sport to Sky Sports News recently and took the opportunity to have a swipe at Spurs since many of their younger players have been selected for England's Euro 2016 squad.

Why Chelsea man could save Bellerin from Barcelona approach

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Hector Bellerin has been called up to the Spain squad for this summer's European Championship, but Paul Williams explains why we don't need to worry. Yet.

Thank you, Tomas Rosicky

As Tomas Rosicky ends his Arsenal career with the expiration of his contract on Tuesday, Paul Williams takes a look back over his Arsenal career.

Arsenal striker prospects 2016/17

So another season has been and gone, with all the excitement, disappointment and Tottenham schadenfreude that comes with being an Arsenal fan in the Emirates era.

5 worst Arsenal haircuts ever - Does Ramsey's new one make...

In light of recent events (and by events I meant the situation regarding Aaron Ramsey's hair), and there being next to no news or fresh gossip around, I'm going to tackle a real issue that we've been experiencing in north London over the years.

Out-of-form Arsenal man: I don't care what my critics say

Olivier Giroud admitted in an interview with Téléfoot that he doesn't pay attention to what other people think of him, only his own statistics.

Former player urges striker to join Arsenal over Manchester United

Former striker and team-mate of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Daniel Cousin, has urged the Borussia Dortmund player to join Arsenal over the likes of Manchester United.

Arsenal playmaker confirms impending loan deal

With the Arsenal youth set up full of exciting attacking talent, a player whose future may lay in a deeper role is one whose season has been very stop-start.

Arsenal youngster: I'm here as long as the coach wants me,...

Hector Bellerin has spoken about what an honour it is to represent Spain at the Euros this summer.

Why Chelsea hero is right: Arsenal don’t have grit

Chelsea hero, Frank Lampard, took a break from having his injured calf massaged this week to talk about Joe Mourinho's appointment at Manchester United and simultaneously throw shade at Arsenal.

Is Wenger to blame? - Arsenal legend admits current forward is...

Thierry Henry has admitted that Theo Walcott doesn't know his true position on the pitch and this is why he hasn't progressed, but who is to blame?

Translated: Arsenal midfielder explains poor form and decision to join Gunners

On Tuesday, France Football offered a lengthy interview with Mesut Ozil about the Germany national team and Euro 2016 but also a few words about the Arsenal season as well.

Look: Arsenal midfielder relaxes in wake of controversial comments

Aaron Ramsey is pleased with how training is going with the Welsh national team.

Arsenal make trophy history

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Granit Xhaka – destroying Arsenal’s pansy reputation

If we successfully convince everyone that we have a destroyer who will take everything they throw at us and return it twice as hard, maybe we won't even need a destroyer after all.

Why Alexis still has to prove he deserves Arsenal's number 7...

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With this week’s announcement that there’s a new number 7 on the block, I couldn’t help thinking that it’s a good job Alexis’ move came this summer rather than last, for if it had been announced pre-publication, we’d have had to reconsider our list for our Greatest Number 7s book..

Arsenal deadwood replaced by Granit

I think we'd all prefer that Arsenal were seen to to be a bit more proactive in the transfer market, but a signing sealed and delivered before the end of May?

Seven signs you're an Arsenal addict

Being a football supporter is rarely a rational thing, but for some it's more serious than for others. Is that you?

Memories of Anfield ’89 – 27 years ago today

26th May 1989 - My first high as a football fan and still the greatest.

Agent confirms Striker has agreed terms with Arsenal

Maximiliano Romero's agent, Rolando Zarate, has confirmed that the 17-year-old striker has agreed terms with Arsenal.

Arsenal star admits: I've had to change

Mesut Özil has admitted that even he's had to change and adapt to the physicality, as well as the mental aspect, of the Premier League.

Five reasons why Arsenal fans should care about Euro 2016

A summer without the Premier League doesn't have to be football-less doom and gloom. Unless that's what you want, that is.

Injury-prone Arsenal star: I'm not afraid

Jack Wilshere has shed light on some of his darker days on the sidelines, revealing that some days, he didn't feel like he'd ever be back but that's he's not afraid.

Arsenal man: I'm frustrated

Arsene Wenger has admitted that he's frustrated that a talent like Tomas Rosicky didn't get to play more during his time at Arsenal.

Wenger tips Arsenal midfielder to become coach

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Following Mikel Arteta's recent departure and confirmation that the midfielder has more or less retired from playing football, Arsene Wenger has hailed the 34-year-old's leadership.

Arsenal midfielder tells Wenger how he can get best out of...

After featuring against Turkey for England's national team, Jack Wilshere revealed how he prefers playing in the middle of the pitch, rather than the wing.

Arsenal legend: The Gunners need players like him

Legend Lauren claims that Alexis Sanchez is good enough to have been in the 2003/04 Invincible team.

Will Xhaka provide the Granit that Arsenal needs?

As the dust settles following an ultimately disappointing campaign, compounded by a mediocre Manchester United equaling our FA Cup record, once again, it is look-to-the-future time.

Arsenal midfielder: I do have regrets

Mikel Arteta has revealed that he, along with the Arsenal squad, do have regrets over the way the 2015/16 season panned out.

Wilshere declares himself 100% fit ahead of Euros

Starting an England game for the first time in nearly a year, Jack Wilshere came through 65 minutes on Sunday.

Xhaka: Why Arsenal have moved so quickly and how he fits...

The season is over and Arsenal are already on the verge of announcing a deal for Granit Xhaka: very un-Arsenal, right? Well, with the player...

Transfer boost for Arsenal as Chilean legend insists Alexis is happy

With contract talks pending and rumours circulating, Arsenal fans will be glad to hear that one of Chile's favourite sons believes Alexis Sánchez is happy in north London.

Arsenal defender: I've never felt home-sick

Despite finding the cockney accent difficult to understand at first, Hector Bellerin revealed recently that he's never felt home-sick at Arsenal.

Why Arsenal fans are right to celebrate St Totteringham's Day

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Is finishing above Spurs like winning a competition? Is it better?

Arsenal legend: We had a good season, Wenger is the best

David Seaman has insisted that Arsenal's season was actually pretty good and that he doesn't want Arsene Wenger to leave.

Arsenal player: Wenger tells us not to shoot

When Mohamed Elneny first start playing for Arsenal and many of us remarked at how happy he was to shoot from distance, we joked that we'd soon train that out of him. And we were right.

Will Arsenal fans ever be happy?

One of the first things you learn in life as an adult, is that you can't please everyone at the same time.

Daily Cannon breakthrough POTS: Alex Iwobi

It didn't take a lot of deliberation to come up with our Daily Cannon breakthrough player of the season.

Arsenal legend: Liverpool can win the title next season

Despite losing 3-1 to Sevilla in the Europa League final, Thierry Henry still believes that Liverpool will be challenging for the title next season.

Ranking Arsenal's striker from 2015/16 season

I didn't stick my head above the parapet and offer to write this section of our end of season review just so I could slate Theo Walcott.

Ranking Arsenal's attacking midfielders for 2015/16 season

The season is over, but who were the heroes and villains of Arsenal’s campaign?

Midfielder: This is why it's so difficult to leave Arsenal

Tomas Rosicky has spoken about his influence on the British Arsenal players and why this makes it difficult to leave the club.

Arsenal midfielder seeks 'bigger challenges'

Mohamed Elneny has spoken about his move from Basel to Arsenal, explaining how he wanted a change to a league where there were more challenges.

Arsenal told to cough up after first bid for defender is...

As the season drew to a close, Arsenal were linked with Bolton Wanderers defender Rob Holding.

Rosicky not thinking about retirement

Tomas Rosicky is set to leave Arsenal at the age of 35, but he's determined that his playing days aren't over. The Czech international played...

Ranking Arsenal's midfielders for the 2015/16 season

The season is over, but who were the heroes and villains of Arsenal’s campaign? We’ve decided it’d only be fair to go through the squad...

Wenger says Champions League will make Leicester struggle next season

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

Mesut Özil crowned player of the season

The season is over and we put our heads together at Daily Cannon to try and figure out who the player of the season is. That...

Translated: Xhaka interview on Premier League “dream” and Arsenal talks

Currently with Borussia Mönchengladbach during a post-season trip to Switzerland, Granit Xhaka has been speaking candidly about his future.

Fullbacks: Monreal, Bellerín, Gibbs, Debuchy assessed

The season is over, but who were the heroes and villains of Arsenal’s campaign? We’ve decided it’d only be fair to go through the squad...