Jack Wilshere: What’s next for the player once tipped for greatness?

Jack Wilshere’s migration south last year was supposed to resurrect his fledgling career. But after proving fitness wasn’t an issue, it was his form that hindered his appearances at Bournemouth.

Why Juventus should pursue Darmian instead of Bellerín as Alves’ replacement

Juventus are considering Hector Bellerín and Matteo Darmian to replace Dani Alves this summer. But here's why the Italians should pursue Darmian instead of the 22-year-old.

Liverpool, City & now Chelsea: Why Oxlade-Chamberlain's agents are wrong

If you’ve opened a paper recently or looked online, you can’t help but notice the raft of stories linking Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain with a move to Liverpool, City or Chelsea.

Could this be Arsene Wenger's best bit of business this summer?

Could keeping Alexis Sanchez at Arsenal be Arsene Wenger's most important bit of business this summer? And, if he manages it, his best?

Does Calum Chambers have an Arsenal future?

Last season, Calum Chambers would have been excused for believing his Arsenal career was shot.

19-year-old forward ready to step up at Arsenal

Having sustained a season-ending injury in late February, the last few months have been frustrating for Stephy Mavididi. So what next?

Ode to Ospina

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It looks like Dave's time at Arsenal is coming to an end, so in his honour...

5 exciting Santi Cazorla replacements identified for Arsenal

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With Santi Cazorla ruled out for the most of last season and not expected back until Christmas at the earliest, here are five potential replacements...

Rangers, Birmingham & more: Does this 22-year-old midfielder have a future...

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With the season over and clubs strengthening their respective sides in preparation for next term, Jon Toral is a player with plenty of questions to be answered in the coming months.

Arsenal hire new Assistant of Tea and Biscuit Operations as Gazidis...

So rather than twisting, Arsenal have decided to stick with Wenger, the board, the coaches and the staff.

5 positions Arsenal must strengthen before the season starts

Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin
In the past, Arsenal have not always been punctual with their transfer dealings but this year they need to change that

Why Arsenal would be crazy to sell this 27-year-old who could...

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Arsenal's goalkeeping situation has been the subject of debate for many seasons now, so what is really going on?

Why Aaron Ramsey is such a divisive figure amongst Arsenal fans

It's almost impossible to discuss Aaron Ramsey without it turning into a blazing argument. Why is that?

What next for Arsenal's forgotten forward as Brighton and others circle?

It's increasingly likely that Joel Campbell will complete a permanent move away from Arsenal this summer, with a number of interested suitors looking at the Costa Rican as a credible attacking option.

10 Arsenal Ladies to look out for next season

With the 2017/18 season on its way, here are 10 players to look out for next season.

25-year-old German defender's journey to Arsenal

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Despite the desire and courage required to leave his home town in 2009, Mustafi only achieved his dream of playing in England’s highest tier in 2016.

‘Like Giroud but with pace and a great goalscoring record’

Jodie Taylor recently hit a brace for England, so we thought it was about time we took a better look at her..

An overpriced flop and defensive liability? Granit Xhaka's first season assessed

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A flop. Overpriced, over-rated and underwhelming - how did Granit Xhaka really do in his first season at Arsenal?

Arsenal, Liverpool, Southampton: Who needs Ben Gibson more?

Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal, Southampton and Liverpool but out of the three clubs most interested, who needs the central defender more?

What positions are Arsenal actually looking to reinforce this summer?

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After missing out on Champions League qualification, Arsenal have a very important transfer window ahead. We've already been linked with several players, but which areas of the team should be reinforced this summer?

3 ways Arsenal can replace Alexis analysed

With the buzzards and vultures circling Arsenal’s Champion League-less carcass, it seems the scavenger birds are intent on picking off the finest cuts of meat.

Arsenal identify keeper for number 2 role next season

David Ospina is set to leave Arsenal, Wojciech Szczesny seems on the verge of following him and rumour has it that Arsenal will make Emiliano Martinez their number 2 next season.

Manchester City get ready to sell Bacary Sagna, was he right...

Former Arsenal right back Bacary Sagna could leave Manchester City this summer, so we ask: was the move really worth it?

Why Arsenal’s fixture list is actually perfect not painful

It's been just over a day since Arsenal's fixture list for the 2017–18 Premier League season was announced, there really is only one way to describe it - perfect. Here's why

Has Wenger taken his eye off the ball when it comes...

Arsenal have 12 players out of contract next summer and therefore set to run into their final year very soon - does this suggest that Arsene Wenger has taken his eye off the ball?

Juventus insult Arsenal

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Arsenal fans were left furious when it emerged that Juventus had offered Arsenal an insulting €5m for Wojciech Szczesny.

6 greatest things Mesut Ozil has done in an Arsenal shirt

Since signing for Arsenal from Real Madrid in 2013, what are some of the greatest things that Mesut Ozil has done?

Everton or Arsenal? Who needed Jordan Pickford more?

With Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford set to snub Arsenal and join Everton for £30m this summer, we ask: Who needed him more?

Why did Ozyakup leave Arsenal in the first place?

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With Oguzhan Ozyakup being linked with a return to Arsenal this summer we take a look at why he left in the first place.

Which Arsenal games could be affected by a Europa League hangover?

The fixtures for the 2017-18 Premier League were announced today, and Arsenal now know who they'll be facing after their Europa League excursions.

Arsenal fans react to their Premier League fixture list

The 2017/18 Premier League fixtures have been released and, as ever, Arsenal fans have managed to predict the exact place(s) in which Arsene Wenger's side will struggle.

Pickford vs Szczesny: Which would be the better goalkeeper for Arsenal?

With Jordan Pickford as a potential summer signing for Arsenal and Wojciech Szczesny set for a return after two years on loan at Roma, we take a look how each performed last season.

How Chelsea’s defensive revolution helped Arsenal find their way

This season, a new formation and tactical system swept the Premier League, and to some extent world football.

A history of failed preparations: What Arsenal’s opening day fixtures tell...

The Premier League fixtures come out shortly, so we thought we'd take a look at Arsenal's opening fixtures in recent seasons...

Should Liverpool pay £40m for Arsenal star?

While it's looking increasingly likely that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will stay at Arsenal, when he was linked with Liverpool, it was suggested that he could cost Jurgen Klopp's side up to £40m - is he worth it?

What would happen if Arsenal re-signed Cesc Fabregas?

And so the summer transfer window takes another twist as rumours emerge that Fabregas could potentially re-join Arsenal.

Arsenal fans react to the thought of Cesc Fabregas returning

Cesc Fabregas to Arsenal fans is like that ex-partner who you know you shouldn't want back but always do.

Should Arsenal fans be happy if they sign Lacazette?

Not a summer goes by without Alexandre Lacazette being linked with Arsenal. With several promising strikers around, should Arsenal fans be happy if they signed him?

6 things that top Arsene Wenger’s summer to-do list

Having only just signed his two year extension at the club, Arsene Wenger has little time to rest on his laurels.

Sead Kolasinac's Arsenal shirt number

Kolasinac has yet to be assigned a number at Arsenal. What options are available for him?

Sorry he didn’t cost £55m: Rob Holding season review

Rob Holding emerged as one of Arsenal's most exciting prospects this season.

Is Santi Cazorla’s career over?

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With the recent news that Santi Cazorla is set to miss out on a decent chunk of the beginning of next season thanks to his Achilles injury, is it time to start questioning whether his career is actually over?

Mesut Ozil wants it, Arsenal should give it to him

Back in January, Mesut Ozil apparently made it clear that he wanted Jack Wilshere's coveted number 10 shirt: should Arsene Wenger give it to him?

Kieran Gibbs to Newcastle and other players who’ve travelled that route

Arsenal have always had an amiable relationship with Newcastle United and it seems that they are set to renew their working rapport with the sale of Arsenal left back Kieran Gibbs.

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

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

Arsenal’s 5 unluckiest players plighted by injury

Arsenal fans are accustomed to seeing their finest players rehomed in the treatment room but there are some players who seem unluckier than others

Leeds United want him but what's next for Arsenal's enigmatic 19-year-old

Since his promotion into the first-team around this time last year, Jeff Reine-Adelaide made six senior appearances but all were in the Cup competitions.

Jean Michael Seri scout report: Review of Arsenal’s latest transfer target

Arsenal are reportedly holding talks with the agent of Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri with a view to making a potential transfer. But what do we actually know about the Cote d'Ivoire playmaker?

Arsenal's worst free transfers

It’s hard to complain when you receive something for free but it would be difficult to criticise anyone for thinking that these free transfers were a waste of money.

Tactics, recruitment, scouting + more: Arsenal’s management and backroom staff assessed

The reign of Arsene Wenger inevitably divides opinion. Should those who work alongside him or under his rule also share the blame?

What next for Chuba Akpom?

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After five loans across England, the next few months could be crucial for Chuba Akpom's development as well as his next career choice.

Does Matt Macey have a future at Arsenal?

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Matt Macey was one of the young prospects at Arsenal but hasn't kicked on in the years that followed, and the goalkeeper could be permanently let go in the next 12 months given the competition for places.

51 years ago today, David Platt emerged from his mother’s womb...

51 years ago today, David Platt emerged from his mother’s womb.

Arsenal fans react to the thought of signing Diego Costa

With Diego Costa looking like he's going to leave Chelsea this summer, Arsenal fans reacted to the thought of potentially bringing him to north London.

Arsenal adamant 22-year-old will not leave this summer

Despite recent press comments suggesting Hector Bellerín's return to Barcelona is inevitable, Arsenal are adamant that he will not be sold at any price this summer.

Bellerin risks upsetting Wenger

With the Under-21 European Championships looming, should Hector Bellerin risk upsetting Arsene Wenger by playing for Spain?

4 major transfer problems Arsenal are dealing with this summer

It's only been 11 days since Arsenal's final game of the season finished with a big German holding a small pot, but that's been more than enough time for the relentless and merciless machine that is the transfer rumour mill to take over our lives and our social media feeds.

The statistics show this Arsenal man could be bargain of the...

Sead Kolasinac looks a great bit of business considering he trumps his competition in the Arsenal squad. And there's every chance he could be a bargain of the season contender.

Arsenal man to join Juventus as initial squad player

Wojciech Szczesny's possible switch to Juventus has been branded a shrewd move, and a deal which would strengthen their substitutes' bench ahead of the forthcoming campaign.

Five potential replacements should Arsenal sell Hector Bellerin this summer

With Arsenal and Spain defender Hector Bellerin admitting homesickness and being reportedly close to a move to former side Barcelona, here are five potential replacements Arsenal could sign this summer.

Exeter City star attracting interest from Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal

This isn't the first time that Ethan Ampadu has been mentioned, but the versatile teenager could be making a Premier League move this summer and Arsenal have unsurprisingly been watching him.

Update on Gabriel: Exit talk dying down, but will he start...

Talk of Gabriel leaving Arsenal has died down, but the centre back could yet still leave Arsenal.

Should Pickford join Arsenal this summer?

With Wojciech Szczesny looking set to complete a permanent move to Italy this summer and David Ospina signing for Fenerbahce, should Sunderland's Jordan Pickford bite the bullet and take his chances at Arsenal?

Will this player leave Arsenal after making this promise in February?

Carl Jenkinson said in February that he would leave Arsenal in the summer if he wasn't playing, and given the lack of first-team activity since, will he make good on his promise?

What went wrong for Theo Walcott at Arsenal last season?

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Despite having three more years on his current Arsenal deal, talk has turned to whether Theo Walcott should leave the club he's been at since he was 16 or not.

Have Arsenal really accepted an offer for Szczesny?

Wojciech Szczesny's future at Arsenal seems increasingly uncertain as various reports have suggested he's set to sign for Juventus for €14m (£12.2m) this summer. These...

Where would Riyad Mahrez fit in at Arsenal?

Riyad Mahrez has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal for the last two summers, but where would he fit in?

Liverpool fans react to Oxlade-Chamberlain staying at Arsenal

Reports claim that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is set to stay at Arsenal after the club have offered him £100k-per-week and Liverpool fans... well they're not actually that bothered.

Arsenal's top 5 free transfers under Arsene Wenger: Where does Kolasinac...

Arsenal have just landed Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer, so where does he rate in terms of previous freebies Arsenal have signed?

Should Arsenal pay whatever it takes to land Mbappe?

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Arsenal are prepared to bid £122m for Kylian Mbappe, but the question is: should they?

Should Arsenal sign former Manchester United striker this summer?

A year after Arsenal were reportedly interested in signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Paris Saint-Germain, should they return with an offer?

Why Arsenal fans need to end their Wenger Out protests

Arsene Wenger has signed a new two-year deal and the Wenger Out brigade have promised to step up their campaign, but getting behind the team now is more important than continuing to protest.

Stan Kroenke's Arsenal business plan

Arsenal’s owners, whilst never the symbol of the everyday man, were until recently indigenous to Islington.

Profile: Arsenal Youth Player of the Season

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Despite the first-team's frustrations this season, there have been plenty of encouraging signs from Arsenal's Academy players.

Where does Arsene Wenger’s reign rank in terms of football’s longest...

With a new contract for Arsene Wenger, the Frenchman is on his way to extending his record amongst the longest serving managers of all time.

Chelsea, Watford + more: Arsenal's 5 worst moments of the Premier...

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The 2016/17 Premier League season has finished and although there were some promising moments, it wouldn't be right to ignore the worst ones that hurt Arsenal and their supporters alike.

Sead Kolasinac – What sort of player are Arsenal getting?

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Sead Kolasinac is joining Arsenal on a free transfer from Schalke so just what sort of player would Arsenal be getting?

15 Arsenal games that required lots of alcohol

While we don't condone the use of negative coping mechanisms here at Cannon Towers, we do acknowledge that sometimes the only way to deal with watching certain Arsenal games is to get a little bit squiffy.

How Arsene Wenger can be the difference for players with no...

Can Arsenal attract the top players we need without Champions League football?

16 players fans think ‘need to leave’ Arsenal

Apparently there are 16 players Arsenal fans want out of their club.

Epic long read: Arsene Wenger in the Emirates Era – Life,...

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In 2004, Roman Abramovich, who had recently become the owner of Chelsea Football Club, started putting together the pieces necessary for the rise of the club as a superpower.

Arsenal Forward's Review

It is hardly surprising that the first year Arsenal finished as 5th highest scorers in the Premier League that they find themselves ousted from...

Cheap. Sneaky. Manipulative. Words I never thought would describe Arsene Wenger

So, the last few days have been pretty quiet on the Arsenal front, huh?

Arsene Wenger's battle with the Arsenal board

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The relationship between Arsene Wenger and the Arsenal board has been strained for a large period of the season.

8 amazing ‘facts’ about Rob Holding

Rob Holding is better than Fabio Cannavaro, this we know with certainty. Here are eight other 'facts' you might not have known about the best centre-back in the world.

Ball-winners, creative playmakers, goalscorers and box-to-box midfielders: How did Arsenal’s men...

From ball-winners like Francis Coquelin, to creative playmakers such as Mesut Ozil, to goalscoring midfielders like Aaron Ramsey and industrious box-to-box players such as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Arsenal are blessed with a lot of options in the engine room.

10 things that didn’t exist before Arsene Wenger became Arsenal manager

Arsene Wenger has been in charge of Arsenal for 21 years and in that time plenty of stuff has happened.

Fan TV presenter makes honest admission about Arsene Wenger

Arsenal Fan TV's Robbie fears fans could revolt if Arsenal start poorly next season.

Arsenal make official announcement on the future of manager Arsene Wenger

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Arsenal have finally announced a new two year deal for manager Arsene Wenger.

What Wenger’s new two-year-deal means for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has signed a new two-year-deal with the club today, which means he’ll be around to 2019 at least. The club have, perhaps, taken...

10 at the back: Arsenal’s defenders rated

Arsenal's defensive depth was tested to its limits in the latter stages of the 16/17 season but how did the defenders fare individually over the course of the season?

Why Arsenal letting Szczesny leave would be a massive mistake

With David Ospina said to be in Turkey about to sign for Fenerbahce, it's more important than ever that Arsenal keep hold of Wojciech Szczesny.

Alexis Sanchez season review

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The 2016/17 season has been Alexis Sanchez's stand-out campaign.

A Close Look at Wenger and Chapman's Influence

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It’s curious that the day before Arsenal attempt to resolve the manager’s contract situation, that Huddersfield Town should get promoted to the Premier League. Whilst...

How does Arsenal's FA Cup win over Chelsea compare to Hull...

Arsenal's 2-1 win over Chelsea sealed the club's third FA Cup triumph in four seasons, but how does this victory at Wembley compare to the other two in recent years?

Was the FA Cup final this midfielder's last appearance for Arsenal?

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny was a late substitute in Saturday’s FA Cup final win over Chelsea, replacing man-of-the-match Alexis Sanchez in injury time.

Wenger's legacy at Arsenal is preserved, now what?

Arsene Wenger's future looks set to be sorted out this week but we still don't know what way it will go. What we do know if that the FA Cup win now gives him an out with dignity.

5 rated: Arsenal goalkeeper review 16/17 

Arsenal started the 2016/17 season with a wealth of goalkeeping experience at their disposal, but it has been a position that has caused more than a few discussions amongst Arsenal fans.

Rolling Stones to Chelsea's Beatles: Arsenal's End of Season Review

In the cold light of day viewing this season as anything other than a disappointment is somewhat difficult.

Arsenal playing Rolling Stones to Chelsea's Beatles

In the cold light of day viewing this season as anything other than a disappointment is somewhat difficult. The warm fuzzy feeling of the FA...

Best player, goal and loanee: Arsenal Youth awards 2016/17

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It has been an eventful year for Arsenal at youth level, one that will give them renewed optimism for future seasons.

21 players: Arsenal loan deals reviewed

Arsenal loan watch
This season was mostly a forgettable one for the first-team, but how did the players across the club's various levels out on loan fare?

Arsenal’s 3 worst players of the season

This is the first time that Arsenal have finished outside of the UEFA Champions League places in two decades and a spell of inconsistency midway through the campaign proved pivotal.

14 of the biggest surprises in Arsenal’s season

2016/17 was certainly an odd season.

Xhaka, Mustafi, Holding, Lucas: Arsenal’s 2016/17 transfers rated

Arsène Wenger spent almost £100m on transfers last summer and with the campaign finally over, it's time to rate his acquisitions.

Most improved Arsenal player of the season

It was always a matter of when, not if, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Arsenal player of the season

Arsenal's player of the season... who else could it be but Alexis Sanchez?

Arsenal’s 5 best players of the season

After securing an unlikely victory over Chelsea to win this season's FA Cup trophy, it's time to reflect on an eventful year for Arsenal's first-team squad.

Arsenal goal of the season

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After Aaron Ramsey's winning header in the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday, I'm finding it difficult not to name that as goal of the season five times.

8 things we learned from Arsenal’s season

While Arsenal's terrible season hasn't exactly taught us anything new, it's proven why certain problems needed to be addressed sooner.

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s FA Cup win over Chelsea

Arsene Wenger's done it again.

Why Arsenal fans need to leave the protests at home against...

Arsenal fans are planning to protest against Stan Kroenke at the FA Cup final, but shouldn't this be one day when we put all that aside and get behind the team 100%?

How Arsenal could line up in 2017/18

This upcoming transfer window promises to be an important one for Arsenal as they look to strengthen significantly with a summer overhaul plan in place, and a recent article has already taken a look at how the Gunners' first-team squad could look with business being completed in multiple areas.

Why are there more Spurs players in England squad than Arsenal?

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is Arsenal's sole representative in England's senior side to face Scotland and France in June's international fixtures.

17 Arsenal memes that make you cringe

Memes, for the most part, can be pretty funny.

Arsenal’s canary in the coal mine

This season showed that no matter what Arsenal players believe or what Arsene Wenger is telling them, they have very clearly not been good enough. You don’t end up in the Europa League by accident. It is the canary in Arsenal’s coalmine.

Is anyone listening to Arsenal’s canary in the coal mine?

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This season showed that no matter what Arsenal players believe or what Arsene Wenger is telling them, they have very clearly not been good...

Does this Arsenal player really want to leave in the summer?...

Arsenal's versatile midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been heavily linked with a surprise move to Liverpool in recent months, but there are doubts over the validility of such claims.

Why Arsenal are taking two steps back this summer

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With the 2016–17 season almost at its end, enough has been factored out to figure out what resources Arsenal will have available to them next season, and what they need to do to improve on this year's disappointment.

Have this top London club overstocked on forwards?

Arsenal Ladies have signed the Dutch forward from FC Bayern Munchen and once again, we have to wonder why the club is piling up players again in certain positions.

5 things Arsenal fans should expect from the FA Cup final...

I'm not going to lie to you: I'm around 90% sure that Arsenal are going to lose to Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Saturday.

13 players likely to leave Arsenal this summer

There are sure to be some departures across the club's first-team squad, as well as youngsters from the Academy as Arsenal aim to progress...

10 managers who could replace Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger isn't going anywhere this summer but if here were, there are plenty of options out there to replace him.

Arsenal’s 5 best Premier League moments of the season

During what has been a frustrating end to another promising campaign from an Arsenal perspective, here's a list of five of the best Premier...

Tottenham, AC Milan and Hull: My 3 favourite memories from the...

My life as an Arsenal fan has almost coincided perfectly with the move to The Emirates Stadium. In the beginning I was born in Highbury in...

21 players: Arsenal’s loan deals reviewed

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This season was mostly a forgettable one for the first-team, but how did the players across the club's various levels out on loan fare?

What sort of owner is Stan Kroenke and what is Alisher...

In order to understand Stan Kroenke as Arsenal owner, you need to understand how he's operated in his other sports ventures, Stateside. Thankfully, Stephen Bradley is an NFL nut and he's taken the time to put together this pod to help to explain Silent Stan to the Arsenal fans Kroenke prefers to ignore. He also examines Alisher Usmanov's offer for the club and what he could be up to.

Episode 96: Thursday is the new Wednesday - Everton, Liverpool, Europa...

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In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew and Anita try to make sense of the Everton game, reluctantly embrace the Europa...

Why what Wenger wants isn’t what he needs at Arsenal

There has been much debate around the structure of Arsenal’s hierarchy but what is a director of football and how could it help Arsene Wenger return to his glory days

16 consecutive league starts then nothing: Is his time up at...

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Arsenal winger Theo Walcott was an unused substitute in Sunday’s 3-1 win against Everton, amassing just over 300 minutes of football in the last two months, which suggests his future is up at the Emirates Stadium.

Best goal, player and loanee: Arsenal Youth awards 2016/17

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It has been an eventful year for Arsenal at youth level, one that will give them renewed optimism for future seasons.

Why Arsenal are struggling to sell cup final tickets against Chelsea

Arsenal are struggling to sell their allocation of FA Cup final tickets, but why?

5 best Arsenal Premier League goals

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Despite Arsenal's terrible Premier League season, they've still managed to score some worldies.

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s Premier League season

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

5 brilliant reasons the Europa League can a blessing for Arsenal

This hellish Premier League season has come to a close, and Arsenal finished just outside the top four for the first time in some fans’ lifetime.

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

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

Why Arsenal are lucky to still have a chance of Champions...

Going into the final round of matches relying on favours from other teams is never a good place to be. For all our flirtations with Europa League football over the years, we've very rarely left our destiny in the hands of others.

Arsenal face massive fork in club’s future: Can the board make...

If I were to tell you at the start of this season, that Arsenal wouldn't win the league BUT would give the league champions their biggest drubbing of the season, take four points off Manchester United, finish top of their Champions League group, thrash Stoke 4–1 away and beat Manchester City in a neutral venue in May, where would you assume Arsenal would finish in the table with a resumé like that?

Five things we know ahead of Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool’s...

The race for Champions League football next season is going down to the wire with Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City all set to battle it out against their respective opponents on Sunday at 3pm in a bid to finish in the top four.

Did referee mess up backpass rule in Arsenal v Sunderland? Cech...

Was referee Roger East right to award an indirect free-kick to Sunderland for Nacho Monreal's 'backpass' on Tuesday night? Petr Cech isn't so sure... and he's not the only one.

Arsenal management team impressing in Bundesliga, could they replace Wenger?

Since taking over the reigns at VfL Wolfsburg, the partnership between Freddie Ljungberg and Andries Jonker has been a significant one in helping the team recover from a horrid start to the Bundesliga campaign.

Why FIFA and the FA must act now to stop agents...

After recent reports regarding the transfer of Paul Pogba from Juventus to Manchester United and the role of Mino Raiola, both the English FA and FIFA have issued a response.

Tottenham and the media shame themselves over Campbell chants

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When I heard the Tottenham fans singing about Sol Campbell on Sunday at White Hart Lane, my ears picked up.

Why Tottenham are set for same post-stadium move disappointment as Arsenal

Arsenal moved to a new stadium over 10 years ago. In that time, the football landscape changed dramatically and the Gunners struggled to keep up with both their debt repayments and the new requirements of modern football. As Tottenham bid farewell to White Hart Lane, the noises they are making indicate they haven't been paying attention to their neighbours as closely as they should.

Tottenham shame themselves with Campbell chants and media silence deafening

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Tottenham fans shamed themselves at White Hart Lane as they sang the most disgusting song about Sol Campbell, and the media chose to ignore it lest it go against the 'great Spurs day' narrative.

Why Arsenal should withold Cup Final tickets from fans who waste...

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Season ticket holders have a contribution to make to Arsenal Football Club, a duty, if you will. But it’s twofold. Obviously we have to make a financial contribution – that’s the price you pay for access to a regular matchday ticket. But we also have a duty to support the team by actually using that matchday ticket, whether with our own backside or someone else’s.

Did Arsenal in-fighting really cost them Max Allegri?

Neil Ashton's article in the Sun on Thursday night was a thought-provoking one stating that Arsenal's power struggle was so widespread that it meant the club are "in danger of missing out on Max Allegri".

Arsenal’s best academy goals of 2016/17

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This season has been an eventful one for Arsenal's youngsters across various age-groups.

Gazidis set for MLS return if….what’s going on?

According to an EXCLUSIVE from the Telegraph's Matt Law, Ivan Gazidis is set to run away to the MLS if Arsene Wenger doesn't allow him to implement structural changes at Arsenal.

£38.1m-rated goalkeeper watched by Arsenal and Manchester City, could move this...

Sporting Lisbon goalkeeper Rui Patrício could be set for a move to the Premier League this summer, reports suggest and Arsenal continue to be linked.

How Nacho Monreal and Kieran Gibbs cover each other's flaws perfectly

Q: How do you keep two left backs happy? A: Change to a back three so you can play one of them at left centre half and the other at left wing back.

Is Wenger winning back Arsenal fans?

Football fans are a notoriously fickle bunch and I make no exception for myself in that classification.

Arsenal just latest sports team to struggle under Stan Kroenke

Stan Kroenke's sports teams have been struggling recently and the signs for Arsenal aren't great

5 main reasons Arsenal and Stoke hate each other

Despite not being obvious rivals in terms of location or league position, Arsenal and Stoke fans hate each other.

Dick Law reveals Arsene Wenger’s actual job

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Dick Law confirmed Arsenal's management structure during a conference on Sports Management in Brazil.

Why Arsenal’s new tactics aren’t working as well as you think

Since moving to the 3–4–2–1 system after losing 3–0 to Crystal Palace, Arsenal have played six games, won five and conceded only four goals.

Is Arsene Wenger doing enough to win back some Arsenal fans? 

Football fans are a notoriously fickle bunch and I make no exception for myself in that classification. Sometimes it’s easy to make your decision based on nothing more than the last result or two, it does, after all, take effort to incorporate information from a decade or more into any reasoning. So, what happens if people are changing their mind again about Arsene Wenger? This pod was written and read by Lee Hurley.

Granit Xhaka’s disciplinary record: The truth v the narrative

Granit Xhaka arrived in the Premier League this season with a reputation for getting himself into trouble with the ref on a regular basis.

Ridiculous Arsenal Crystal Palace swap story surfaces

A laughable report in the Daily Star has suggested that Arsenal are prepared to let both Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Carl Jenkinson join Crystal Palace, in an attempt to drop the price of winger Wilfried Zaha.

Are the media and pundits being too harsh on Granit Xhaka?

Granit Xhaka arrived in the Premier League this season with a reputation for getting himself into trouble with the ref on a regular basis. There’s...

Graeme Souness demonstrates anti-Granit Xhaka agenda perfectly

Graeme Souness recently demonstrated the media's bias towards Granit Xhaka perfectly.

Were Arsenal lucky or Manchester United rubbish?

A lot will be made of Arsene Wenger finally being able to get one over his long time rival and nemesis, Jose Mourinho, but in truth, this match was less about the result and more about how much Manchester United did to secure a 0-0, and how Arsenal were fortunate in the manner of which they broke the deadlock.

How Arsenal can still have a more successful season than Tottenham

The thing with success, is you start to take it for granted. At Arsenal, we might argue about the importance of each, but we largely define success in three ways: trophies, Champions League football, and finishing above Spurs.

Carl Jenkinson: The player every Arsenal fan wanted to succeed

Carl Jenkinson
Carl Jenkinson looks set to leave Arsenal this season after being totally excluded from the Arsenal first team since he took a battering on Social Media after the game against Manchester United back in November.

Serge Gnabry – Arsenal’s Paul Pogba?

Serge Gnabry
Serge Gnabry has flourished since he joined Werder Bremen during last summers transfer window for €5m.

Reasons for Arsenal to be optimistic ahead of Manchester United showdown

Why even watch Arsenal v United, it's just going to go badly, right?

How did Mohamed Elneny end up at Arsenal?

Mohamed Elneny arrived at Arsenal in 2016, an unknown midfielder from the Swiss league. So how did he end up at Arsenal?

Win the FA Cup and Wenger stays or lose so he...

Let’s assume that you want Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal this summer.

Who will replace Arsene Wenger when he leaves Arsenal?

Speculation over Arsene Wenger's future intensifies with every defeat and with plenty of them in the games leading up to the international break, pressure is intensifying on the Frenchman whose reign at Arsenal stretches back two decades.

Why Arsenal fan protests are doing more harm than good

It's no secret that this is Arsenal's worst season under Arsene Wenger's tenure but are the protesting fans making things worse?

3 key battles that could decide Arsenal v Manchester United

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

Why it’s time for Arsenal to let Olivier Giroud go

Olivier Giroud has polarised opinion amongst Arsenal fans for much of his time with the club.

3 options for what’s wrong with Arsenal right now

So. Where were you last Sunday when Harry Kane took a dive after being tripped inside Arsenal’s penalty area?

Bayern Munich fans react to news of Alexis Sanchez talks

Bayern Munich fans have been reacting to the report from German outlet SportBild that Alexis Sanchez has entered talks over a move to the Bundesliga club.

Why Arsenal haven’t live up to expectations this season

There are three possible reasons as to why Arsenal haven’t lived up to expectations this season: The manager isn’t good enough to get the...

5 ways Arsenal can lure Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon without Champions...

Without Champions League football, how should Arsenal go about convincing players from other clubs, particularly big names, to sign for them?

Will Arsenal’s season really be a success if they win the...

Gary Neville reckons that Arsenal's season will still be a success if they win the FA Cup... but will it really?

How to live in a world where Tottenham are better than...

So. It finally happened. I guess it had to at some point. I mean, if we were to award a north London title, Arsenal have won 21 in a row.

Why are Arsenal still waiting to make an Arsene Wenger announcement?

Arsenal still haven't announced a decision on Arsene Wenger's future and it seems like they don't actually have a clue what's going on or...

Ozil is a windup merchant & 4 other things we learned...

The final whistle has blown on the last North London Derby at White Hart Lane, with Arsenal deservedly losing 2-0 but did we actually learn anything?

The surprising player bringing hope to Arsenal

Nacho Monreal had scored two crucial goals in the span of 72 hours. So it is fitting that a player who works so hard for such little credit is finally having his moment in the spotlight.

How Arsenal can still have a more successful season than Tottenham

The thing with success, is you start to take it for granted. At Arsenal, we might argue about the importance of each, but we largely define success in three ways: trophies, Champions League football, and finishing above Spurs.

Why three at the back suits Arsenal’s aggressive defenders

Arsenal’s switch to a back three has added some much needed defensive solidity as we enter the final stretch of the season.

Is this Arsenal’s greatest forgotten player?

The very first man to have the number 7 on the back of a red Arsenal shirt was flying winger, Joe Hulme. Most fans of...

Celebrating 19 straight seasons in the Champions League

As Arsenal’s remarkable run of success in the UEFA Champions League looks like coming to an end this season, what better time to take a look back at the highs and lows of their record breaking nineteen straight seasons in the competition.

Arsenal will need more than luck against Tottenham and Manchester United

Three at the back. Three games. Three wins. Does this mean Arsenal are back on track?

10 lesser-known crazy football happenings

Football - One of the most popular sports today, attracts millions of fans, viewers and subscribers to live video streams, channels and new betting sites.

Arsenal’s mental strength against Manchester City raises even more questions

Mental strength – two words guaranteed to make any Arsenal fan laugh or shake their head. But against Manchester City at Wembley on Sunday we saw actual mental strength from this Arsenal side.

Arsenal hot or not: Gabriel, Ox's love life, Tottenham setting...

Let's take a look at what's hot and what's not in the world of Arsenal...

Why Arsenal need to step back before they can move forward

This advice to Arsenal comes from Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Protests and Priorities: Why Arsenal fans need to grow up

Some Arsenal fans are planning a 'Wenger Out' protest for Wembley, while others are encouraging them. Helen Trantum explains why it's time to shut up, grow up, and get behind your team.

This is the real reason Arsene Wenger changed formation against Middlesbrough

'Even at my age, you can change.' This was what Arsene Wenger had to say after beating Middlesbrough 2−1 last Monday, after being asked about...

5 most hated Arsenal fans

In light of Donald Trump's son, Barron, being pictured playing on the White House lawn in a full Arsenal kit, we took a look at the five most hated Arsenal fans.

Fans react to Arsenal owner donating $1m to Donald Trump

Stan Kroenke who owns Arsenal
Reports have emerged that Arsenal's majority shareholder, Stan Kroenke, donated $1m towards Donald Trump's inauguration.

Arsenal fans react to Donald Trump’s son being one of them

Just as you thought it couldn't get any more embarrassing being an Arsenal fan this season, it turns out that Donald Trump's son, Barron, is a Gooner.

8 things Alexis Sanchez can buy every week with £300k

With reports circulating that Arsenal have offered Alexis Sanchez £300k per week, I take a look at what exactly the Chilean could buy every week.

Ozil sightsees in London, Daily Mail make it about him leaving

You can always trust the Daily Mail to fabricate a huge story out of nothing.

How Arsene Wenger killed my hope in Arsenal

Anita used to be the most positive Arsenal fan on the planet and nothing could shake her faith in Arsene Wenger...until this season. This pod...

Could this season yet go down in history for Arsene Wenger?

Arsenal have crashed out of the Champions League in humiliating fashion and slid down the Premier League table so that qualification is an outside shot at best. So it falls to the FA Cup, so often denigrated in word by fans and in deed by managers with eyes on bigger prizes, to salvage the season.

Why do so many footballers not strengthen their weaker foot?

After Ozil’s great finish against Middlesbrough, with none other than his RIGHT foot, it got me thinking about how often he has actually used his weaker foot.

Fighting homophobia in football

A recent report from the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee has further highlighted the problem of homophobia in sport and has made suggestions on how governing bodies can take a zero tolerance approach.

Will Arsenal miss out on a top 4 finish this season?

It would be fair to say that it has been a turbulent season at the Emirates Stadium and Monday’s 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace did little to lighten the mood, but has it put a nail in the coffin for Arsenal’s top-four hopes?

How Arsenal killed my hope in Arsene Wenger

Anita used to be the most positive Arsenal fan on the planet and nothing could shake her faith in Arsene Wenger...until this season.

Arsenal hot or not: New signing, share price, Gazidis & more

It was a much better week for Arsenal this week than over recent times. So let's take a look at what's hot and what's not in the world of Arsenal...

12 things that didn’t exist when Tottenham last finished above Arsenal

With Tottenham’s win over Bournemouth on Saturday, finishing above Arsenal for the first time since 1995 now seems inevitable. Here are a few things we didn’t have/know about the last time Spurs managed this spectacular feat.

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?

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

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

Why Arsenal’s biggest threat to their future is themselves

There was a moment during the 3–0 loss at Crystal Palace on Monday which summed up Arsenal's current problems so perfectly, no protest or chant or tweet or YouTube video could improve on it.

Arsenal have Petr Cech replacement lined up for next season

We've heard a lot about Arsenal needing a new keeper, but don't they already have one? It can be hard to tell a great goalkeeper...

Is £200m enough to help Arsenal if Wenger stays?

Even if Arsene Wenger is given a huge warchest this summer and Arsenal undergo a massive overhaul, will that be enough to get the club back on its feet?

Why mammoth change is not what’s needed at Arsenal

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

Arsenal FanTV: Great Idea, Grim Reality

There is no justification for objecting to the existence of Arsenal FanTV but it does raise a lot of problems

Why do people hate Olivier Giroud? Let me tell you a...

Olivier Giroud
He’s tall, handsome, rich and plays (and scores) for Arsenal, so why do so many Arsenal fans (and fans in general) have such a problem with Olivier Giroud?

If Arsene Wenger could fix Arsenal, he would have done so...

After Arsenal’s latest humiliation, Arsene Wenger was adamant that he could turn things around, but the question has to be asked – if he can, why hasn’t he done it already?

What next for Sanchez and Ozil?

Mesut Ozil Alexis Sanchez
As the Gunners continue towards another season of overall disappointment, many fans are already turning their attentions to next season.

How Tony Adams ended up as manager of Granada FC

Tony Adams
At the end of March, we reported on Tony Adams becoming Granada FC's sporting director but he's now been appointed manager. Here's how.

North London power shift? Stop embarrassing yourself

Tottenham fans and pundits have been saying that this would be 'their year' for as long as anyone can remember but it looks as if,...

5 million reasons for Arsenal to finish fourth

One thing anyone interested in football knows is that Arsenal finish fourth no matter how the season unfolds, but is that about to change?

Arsenal and Tottenham north London power shift? Stop embarrassing yourself

Tottenham fans and pundits have been saying that this would be 'their year' for as long as anyone can remember but it looks as if, with Arsenal in full-blown crisis mode, this could actually be the one.

Why everything you think about Theo Walcott is wrong

He's been at Arsenal ten years, yet for most of his club career, it would have been unthinkable for Theo Walcott to lead an Arsenal XI onto the pitch in a competitive match.

What’s hot, what’s not: Xhaka, Elneny, Ozil, Tottenham & more

It was a much better week for Arsenal this week than over recent times. So let's take a look at what's hot and what's not in the world of Arsenal...

Gazidis promises change but only thing he's changed so far is...

All we have to do is wait for Arsenal to do something, all whilst Arsenal are waiting for someone else to do something first.

BBC MOTD reach new levels of ridiculousness with Arsenal v West...

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

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

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

Why Arsenal need to keep this player at all costs

Back in February, I wrote a column on the five things we learned from Arsenal's horror show at Chelsea and one of my points has never seemed more relevant.

Who would you keep: Mesut Ozil or Alexis Sanchez?

Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez
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?

Are Arsenal fans now the most annoying supporters in the country?

As Gooners, we must address the reality that we might well have become the most distasteful fanbase in the Premier League.

Arsenal fans overtake Liverpool as most annoying fans in country

As Gooners, we must address the reality that we might well have become the most distasteful fanbase in the Premier League. Until relatively recently, I...

Long read: Arsenal's Manchester City salvage job doesn't dispel dissent

The best that can be said about the weekend's game is that it stopped the losing run.

£85m bid submitted: Why do Arsenal want Mbappe so much?

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Kylian Mbappé is one of Europe's hottest prospects with plenty of interested suitors scouting his progression at Monaco. So why is he so in demand?

How Arsenal and the media are failing Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil is misunderstood and misrepresented by the people paid handsomely to explain this game to us. He’s punished for their ignorance and preference for hyperbole. Ozil is being made a scapegoat, mostly by a media determined to see him fail from the moment he joined Arsenal

Dear Daily Cannon: Arsenal’s festering form is costing me my identity

Helen Trantum column
Throughout his Arsenal tenure, Arsene Wenger has been very good at stopping the rot. Whenever we've lost a game, or perhaps two in a row, that's generally as far as it goes. Very rarely is a bad run allowed to fester

Why do Arsenal, Chelsea, and Liverpool want Roma defender so badly?

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Arsenal have been long linked with Kostas Manolas from Roma with some reports in January claiming they had even agreed personal terms with the player.

How Arsenal can survive and thrive without Alexis Sanchez

If Alexis does decide that he's better off elsewhere, then what? Does it matter who Arsenal sell Alexis Sanchez to? Is Alexis Sanchez irreplaceable?

Arsenal April preview – do months get more important than this?

Arsenal, and Arsene Wenger, have a doozy of a month ahead - does it get more important than this?

How can Arsenal prepare for life after Alexis and Ozil?

Even the most optimistic Gooner probably knows deep down that Alexis Sanchez is leaving in the summer.

Why video refs will be brilliant when Arsenal play Tottenham

Video refs don’t spoil the game, they only change it slightly, and in ways that could be even more exciting than things we’ve experienced so far in the history of football.

How Alexis Sanchez’s form at Arsenal has cost Mesut Ozil his

Mesut Ozil hattrick
I have an awful feeling Mesut Ozil’s final assist in an Arsenal jersey will be to himself - an assist that helps him pioneer...

How much will Arsenal get for Alexis Sanchez?

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on March 4, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
At this point, it's quite clear that Alexis Sanchez is off from Arsenal in the summer, so it seems only prudent that we should...

What needs to happen at Arsenal for Kroenke to step in

Arsenal have lost four league games out of five for the first time under Arsene Wenger, they're six points behind fourth place, and the manager is about to sign a two-year extension that pretty much only he and the board want him to sign.

Are Arsenal fans now the most annoying supporters in the country?

As Gooners, we must address the reality that we might well have become the most distasteful fanbase in the Premier League.

3 reasons Arsenal need to dump David Ospina

Helen Trantum column
David Opsina makes a lot of high-profile errors, but those aren't the ones that are most concerning

Precedent: What needs to happen for Stan Kroenke to fire Arsene...

So, Arsenal lost again at the weekend, they've lost four league games out of five for the first time under Arsene Wenger, they're six points behind fourth place, and the manager is about to sign a two-year extension that pretty much only he and the board want him to sign.

Chaos theory: Arsenal’s new plan?

So another week has come and gone and less and less makes any sense aboard the good ship Arsenal. On the pitch Arsenal put in...

Arsenal fans prefer experienced manager over exciting young one

Arsenal FC - Press Conference Arsene Wenger
It seems that Arsenal fans would prefer an experienced manager over a young, exciting one.

Arsenal fans say who they want to replace Arsene Wenger

With Arsene Wenger potentially off in the summer, we put it to you on Twitter who you want to take over at Arsenal.

Five ways Wenger should shake up Arsenal

Since the disheartening (to put it lightly) 3-1 loss to West Brom, reports that Arsene Wenger has decided to stay at Arsenal and 'shake-up' the club over the summer have increased - but how?

Long read – Chaos theory: Arsenal’s new plan?

So another week has come and gone and less and less makes any sense aboard the good ship Arsenal.

Audio: Why Ozil leaving says more about Arsenal than Alexis going

Mesut Ozil Alexis Sanchez
As the summer approaches, we face the very real prospect of losing the three biggest names at Arsenal - Arsene Wenger, Mesut Ozil and...

£30m? £50m? How much can Arsenal expect to get for Alexis?

Alexis Sanchez v PSG
At this point, it's quite clear that Alexis Sanchez is off from Arsenal in the summer, so it seems only prudent that we should look forward to what sort of cash we can get for him.

Why I don't believe in Arsène Wenger at Arsenal anymore

People are, correctly, using the evidence of their own eyes and returning a judgement that finds Arsène Wenger incapable of delivering us the Arsenal...

Why Ozil leaving says more about Arsenal than Alexis going

As the summer approaches, we face the very real prospect of losing the three biggest names at Arsenal - Arsene Wenger, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez.

'Make or break' time for Arsenal against West Brom

Helen Trantum column
If Arsenal can take the feel good feeling from last weekend, and turn it into a great first half against the Baggies, that confidence could come flowing back.

15-minute read: A brief history of Arsenal’s Irish connection

I'm sure it won't have escaped the attention of all reading this that today is St. Patrick's Day, and as such is a date...

Fanzone: Maybe Arsene Wenger is the problem

These are dramatic times for Arsenal fans but we are all far too familiar with the story.

A brief history of Arsenal’s Irish connection

Today is St. Patrick's Day, and as such is a date associated with all things Irish so we take a look at the greatest Irish players ever to don the red and white of Arsenal.

Why have Arsenal really faltered this season?

Alex Iwobi, Granit Xhaka and Francis Coquelin
Something changed after Arsenal's defeat against Everton at the end of 2016. So what happened? Douglas Fargalia has a theory...

Four times Arsene Wenger’s words have been twisted in the media

In light of opposition fans and media having a field day twisting Arsene Wenger's quotes regarding Leicester City struggling this season, we take a look at three more times the boss' quotes have been taken out of context.

Why £70m would be money well spent for Arsenal on this...

Alexandre Lacazette
Alexandre Lacazette has been linked with Arsenal for several years running but is he really woth his £70m price tag?

Long read: Why Arsenal fans need to stop focusing on Wenger...

At the moment it's quite hard to write about Arsenal without writing about Arsene Wenger, but although an ongoing story, the subject is getting old.

Tactics: What Arsenal changed that made them worse

Alex Iwobi, Granit Xhaka and Francis Coquelin
As ball after ball fell in the centre of midfield, I watched helplessly as the likes of Lallana, Can, and even Firmino seized them for Liverpool. Where were Arsenal's ball winners?

Is Alexis really part of the problem at Arsenal as stats...

A recent article on Squawka has highlighted eight statistics which have suggested Alexis is currently part of Arsenal's problem.

Arsenal are listening to fans - they just don't agree with...

Helen Trantum column
Arsenal are listening to fans - they just don't agree with them

Why Chelsea thrived and Arsenal died after October's 3-0 win

Why Chelsea thrived and Arsenal died after October's 3-0 win

Adios Arsene at Arsenal

Why it's time for Arsene Wenger to say goodbye at Arsenal

What should Arsenal fans expect post-Wenger?

There is a lot of speculation that Arsene Wenger should go next summer, but what kind of future should be envisioned by the club?

No glory for Barcelona in ‘greatest ever comeback’ as cheats prosper

On Wednesday, we witnessed the biggest comeback in Champions League history proving cheaters do prosper

Reasons to be cheerful after Arsenal’s Bayern battering

I also thought it'd be fun to look at some of the (tiny, invisible, ignored by the mainstream media) positives of Arsenal's defeat to Bayern

In defence of Arsene Wenger and Arsenal v Bayern Munich

We don't need to take a game out of context and use it as a stick to beat Wenger with. The truth is - there's plenty enough live ammunition from previous games. There's no need to fire Bayern blanks in his direction too.

Arsene Wenger’s credibility stretched dangerously thin

The Anfield defeat feels like another big nail in the coffin of the Wenger years.

How this Arsenal midfielder hid Arsenal's problems for years

Santi Cazorla
How Santi Cazorla masked Arsenal's problems for years

Progress report: Jack Wilshere at Bournemouth

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 19: Jack Wilshere of AFC Bournemouth during the Premier League match between Stoke City and AFC Bournemouth at Bet365 Stadium on November 19, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)
Jack Wilshere's loan move to Bournemouth was a surprising one at first glance, but it has allowed the midfielder a chance to silence his critics and hopefully earn back a place in the Arsenal side.

Would you rather sell Mesut Ozil or Alexis Sanchez?

Helen Trantum column
Would you rather sell Mesut Ozil or Alexis Sanchez?

Arsenal fan storm coming for Wenger and Liverpool is the first...

Liverpool away, Bayern Munich at home, Lincoln City at home - three games in eight days, yet in reality it is so much more.

Fire Wenger & 4 other changes Arsenal should make

These are the five changes that Arsenal needs to make before their next game.

Five things Arsenal fans can expect from Liverpool clash

Arsenal return from a welcome break to Premier League action this weekend against Liverpool.

Spaniard to be captain at Arsenal in '2 or 3 years'...

Bellerín (R) in action against Hull City
Could Hector Bellerin really end up captaining Arsenal one day?

Profile: Luke Hobbs – Arsenal’s new interim Academy manager

Arsenal youth
Having been appointed the club's interim Academy manager, we profile 37-year-old Luke Hobbs.

3 lessons Arsene Wenger could learn from a Primary School teacher

It’s 10 a.m. at Arsenal Elementary School and class is in session.

5 compete for Arsenal Player of the Month for February

Arsenal player of the month
Who do you think was Arsenal's Player of the Month for February?

All change at Arsenal - but what should that change look...

Helen Trantum column
For Arsenal, change is all anyone talks about at the moment. The question is, what do we want to achieve? And moreover, what should that change look like?

7 Arsenal problems that need sorted immediately

Thanks to Southampton having the audacity, cheek and sheer nerve to progress all the way to a cup final that they knew was on the same weekend as their game with Arsenal, the Gunners, and ergo, all of us fans, now have a week without a game to watch.

Should fans be segregated for Arsenal Ladies v Spurs?

With Arsenal.com confirming Arsenal Ladies v Spurs will take place at Borehamwood FC on Sunday 19 March at 2pm, the question has to be asked if segregation should be in place.

Arsenal, I love you but I don’t like you

I'm willing to bet that everyone has said the phrase to a loved one at least once in the past: I love you but I don't like you very much right now.

Could this season yet go down in history for Arsenal?

Since I last wrote, it's all gone a bit apocalyptic. Without wallowing any further in Munich misery, it was a game that felt like a...

Fighting homophobia in football

A recent report from the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee has further highlighted the problem of homophobia in sport and has made suggestions on how governing bodies can take a zero tolerance approach.

Long read: 4 things Arsenal must do to fix themselves

This advice to Arsenal comes from Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Arsene Wenger - Watch again, Alexis is a part of it

Arsene Wenger did not seem to take too kindly to being told Alexis Sanchez should be spared some post-match criticism.

Arsenal FanTV: Great Idea, Grim Reality

There is no justification for objecting to the existence of Arsenal FanTV but it does raise a lot of problems

Arsenal legend – I’m not ‘out’ out but I’ve not hidden...

kelly Smith
Ahead of her celebration game on Sunday, Kelly Smith has come out to the world in a wide-ranging interview with Oliver Holt in the Daily Mail, a massive move from someone who values her privacy so fiercely.

How the majority haven't got a clue when it comes to...

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil’s teacher knew that he was something special from the first time he saw him on the playground so why does he get such a hard time from the English media?

Arsene Wenger can’t win at Sutton United

Arsenal travel to Sutton United on Monday night in the FA Cup with Arsene Wenger probably aware that he can’t win no matter what happens.

Maybe it's time for Arsene to go, but not because of...

Helen Trantum column
Should Arsene go? I don’t even know what to think any more.

Arsene Wenger to make ‘clean break’ with Arsenal in summer

A number of stories around today are claiming that Arsene Wenger will not be offered a role upstairs when he leaves Arsenal, with the club and manager going for a ‘clean break’.

Long read: Arsenal's morning after the night before

So. Now what? That, is the only question that was left needing to be asked after Arsenal's second-half capitulation in Munich on Wednesday.

What next for Arsene Wenger and Arsenal?

This morning there’s something of a numbness running through the Arsenal fan base.

Could Arsenal cope without Alexis Sanchez?

Recent events have got me thinking: would life at Arsenal after Alexis Sanchez be so bad?

Top 5 Arsenal Valetine's Day partnerships

Love is in the air at London Colney but which Arsenal players are forming great partnerships?

2 things Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain needs to change to succeed at Arsenal

Is it time to stop seeing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as a wide boy?

Arsene Wenger admits Mesut Ozil low on confidence but is this...

Mesut Ozil
Arsene Wenger has admitted that Mesut Ozil is struggling with his confidence but is he still feeling the effects of his recent illness?

Rangers lose their manager – What now for Jon Toral?

Following the news about Mark Warburton's departure from Rangers, Jon Toral will be hoping to impress under new management again soon.

Arsenal have Petr Cech replacement lined up for next season

Helen Trantum column
As the debate rages over who should replace Petr Cech in Arsenal's goal, Helen Trantum looks at how the club already have his replacement

Is this why Arsenal are rubbish in the first half?

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
It’s well known that Arsene Wenger is not a shouter.

Long read: Why Arsenal must change first, not the fans

Well, it's finally happened. We've finally run out of things to talk about.

Why Arsenal fans still defend Arsene Wenger

It's a question I've been asking myself a lot over the past few weeks: why do I feel this protective need to defend Arsene Wenger while simultaneously believing that his time at Arsenal is up?

Proof Chelsea man should have been sent off against Arsenal

The Chelsea game on Saturday was another typical example of a referee bottling a decision. You have to ask - why do they regularly fail...

Arsenal man's loan collapses - what does his future hold?

Glen Kamara
Time continues to tick on Glen Kamara's future at Arsenal failing to land a loan deal with FC Twente after January trial.

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s horror show at Chelsea

Petr Cech
Although I think most of us were expecting an embarrassing performance and result against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, it's never nice to actually have to live through it.

The psychology behind Arsenal's Watford woes

Helen Trantum column
Sports psychologists are all the rage, and for good reason.

Arsenal’s infinity staircase strikes again

Arsenal's infinity staircase strikes again

Does Giroud’s Watford performance highlight Arsenal’s need for another striker?

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud has said before that the fans can't expect him to dig Arsenal out of a hole every week and he proved this against Watford on Tuesday night.

Arsenal’s transfer window – How was it for you?

Just as promised, Arsenal made no additions to their first team squad during the January transfer window.

5 things Arsenal learned after their Watford shambles

Another game, another bizarre, soul-destroying performance from Arsenal at the Emirates.

Arsenal loan move raises plenty of questions

Gedion Zelalem
All things considered, Gedion Zelalem's imminent loan switch to VVV-Venlo over in the Netherlands will be seen as a step down quality-wise, but is ultimately one which could help him develop further into an ideal first-team midfielder.

Why doesn't Petr Cech save penalties for Arsenal?

Helen Trantum column
Referees give a lot of penalties against Arsenal, but why doesn't Petr Cech save any of them?

Why Granit Xhaka is not angry - he's scared

There have been approximately 1.5 million articles written about Granit Xhaka in the last 96 hours (that number is courtesy of The White House) and this is one more to go on the pile that is adding up almost as quickly as there are reasons to loathe Piers Morgan.

Why do people hate Olivier Giroud? Let me tell you a...

Olivier Giroud
He’s tall, handsome, rich and plays (and scores) for Arsenal, so why do so many Arsenal fans (and fans in general) have such a problem with Olivier Giroud?

Why Arsenal fans should lighten up over Alexis Sanchez banner

Arsenal's dramatic win at home to Burnley on Sunday was underscored by huge controversy.

Arsenal sign 'lethal' 21-year-old striker from Sunderland

Beth Mead
News that the young striker, Beath Mead, has been signed by the club has been welcomed by all the fans as she is a player with a great future ahead, but will she get any game time?

Is Granit Xhaka’s ‘temper’ really a problem for Arsenal?

On Sunday, Granit Xhaka picked up his second red card of the season against Burnley.

Stadium or touchline – the difference in the bans allegedly facing...

Arsene Wenger sent off by Jon Moss
Arsene Wenger is set for a ban, that is clear, but what is not is if it will be a touchline or stadium ban, with some papers seeming to be pushing for the latter, so what's the difference?

What sort of ban can Arsene Wenger expect from the FA?

Arsene Wenger ban for actions against Anthony Taylor
Arsene Wenger has been charged with misconduct by the FA, so what sort of punishment and ban is he facing?

Wenger called Moss a ‘cheat’ but can he defend himself against...

Arsene Wenger sent off
Arsene Wenger was sent off at the end of the very heated Burnley game, and he will likely be charged by the FA for using the word 'cheat' as revealed by the Evening Standard.

How Arsenal turned a male model into a footballing superstar

Ten years ago, a Swedish Calvin Klein model crowned a distinguished career in front of the camera with the receipt of a prestigious and much-coveted award.

5 things we learned as Arsenal gave us heart attacks against...

Granit Xhaka
Arsenal managed to beat Burnley 2-1 at the Emirates on Sunday but it was far from a straight forward win.

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?

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.

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.

Sanchez strop can't mask a good weekend for Arsenal

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Can Arsenal return to being a team of two halves?

Muddling through as seasonal schizophrenia returns.

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 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.

Why Arsenal players need to be frustrated like Alexis Sanchez

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

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

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?

5 things Arsenal learned v Bournemouth

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

Squad options re-right the Good Ship Arsenal

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

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.

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?

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.

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?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wenger’s House of Cards

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

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."

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.

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?

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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?

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?

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.

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.

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?

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.

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

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.

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...

David Ospina
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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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."

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?

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?

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: 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?

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?

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.

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?

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.

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."

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.

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?

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Is Mahrez to Arsenal rumour a red herring?

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

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?

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?

Pedro Losa
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

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

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.

Arsenal's transfer clock is ticking

Helen Trantum column
I left home over four years ago.

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 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...

Arsene Wenger and Ivan Gazidis of Arsenal
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?

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

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.

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.

Is this Theo Walcott's last chance at Arsenal?

Helen Trantum column
Our striking options are looking a tad threadbare.

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.

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

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
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?

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.

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

Helen Trantum column
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.

Does Thierry Henry love Arsenal or money?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
"Thierry Henry, Thierry Henry, Thierry Henry..."

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.

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...