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Arsenal could sign Barcelona wonder-kid as soon as Thursday

Arsenal are stepping up their pursuit of Barcelona attacking midfielder Robert Navarro, and could sign the 15-year-old this week, according to reports.

Tottenham and Chelsea stars in Arsene Wenger’s rejected XI

David Silva was the latest name added to the list of players Arsène Wenger rejected, let's see if we can make an XI from players Arsenal have snubbed.

5 greatest Arsenal youngsters of all time

The Arsenal academy has produced some fine players down the years, but who were the best?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Arsenal fans discuss Cesc Fabregas returning as manager

Cesc Fabregas has revealed that he'd like to become a football manager one day, which got tongues wagging - or fingers typing - over whether Gooners would welcome the playmaker at Arsenal.

Injury boost for Arsenal ahead of Chelsea meeting

Alvaro Morata and Cesc Fabregas will miss the second leg of the League Cup semi-final against the Gunners on Wednesday.

5 times Arsene Wenger lied about transfers

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium on May 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger hasn't always been truthful when talking about transfers. 

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

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

Arsenal's 5 best youth products ever

The Arsenal academy has produced some fine players down the years, but who were the best?

Cesc Fabregas winds up the Tottenham fans on social media

Cesc Fabregas still has fond memories of the North London derby. 

Premier League star explains how tough it was to join Arsenal

Cesc Fabregas has revealed how the choice to move to north London and sign for Arsenal in 2003 was a tough one but worth it.

Wojciech Szczesny believes Paulo Dybala could become better than his three...

Wojciech Szczesny says Paulo Dybala could be the best in the world, comparing him to some of Arsenal's best players of the last decade or so.

Can you name every Arsenal Premier League top goalscorer?

Arsenal have had a variety of top scorers since the Premier League's inception in 1992, can you remember them all? Which one has won the most awards?

Former Arsenal captain admits telling Harry Redknapp his team plays like...

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal celebrates scoring his second and the teams the third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Arsenal and AZ Alkmaar at the Emirates Stadium on November 4, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)
Cesc Fabregas wasn't very impressed with Harry Redknapp back in 2007.

Fans react after former Arsenal man admits throwing pizza at ex-Manchester...

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal celebrates scoring his second and the teams the third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Arsenal and AZ Alkmaar at the Emirates Stadium on November 4, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)
Following Cesc Fabregas' admission that he did throw a slice of pizza at former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, Arsenal fans couldn't resist giving their reactions on social media.

Video: Cesc Fabregas admits he threw the pizza at Sir Alex...

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal celebrates scoring his second and the teams the third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Arsenal and AZ Alkmaar at the Emirates Stadium on November 4, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)
During Cesc Fabregas' spell at Arsenal, there was one particularly feisty confrontation between the Gunners and Manchester United in 2004 - called the Battle of the Buffet.

Jack Wilshere names the three Arsenal players who mentored him after...

Jack Wilshere has said he wants to help young players coming through the Arsenal ranks, just as Kolo Toure, Alex Song and Cesc Fabregas did for him in the past.

Chelsea 30-year-old confirms Arsenal snub

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Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas recently revealed former side Arsenal could have brought him back to the club when he left Barcelona in 2014.

Deciding whether Arsene Wenger was right to snub former midfielder

It's been three years since Arsenal allowed Chelsea to sign Cesc Fabregas. 

What exactly is ‘tapping up’ and did Liverpool do it with...

One issue that seems to confuse a large number of football fans is tapping up. We're going to try and clear up what tapping up actually is, as opposed to the normal contact you'd expect in any transfer.

Wenger explains why Arsenal had to sell players between 2006 and...

Arsene Wenger has explained why Arsenal had to sell players between 2006 and 2015.

Which Arsenal legend won top goalscorer 7 years in a row?

Thierry Henry wasn't just Arsenal's all time top Premier League goalscorer, netting 175 goals, he was the Gunners top goalscorer for seven years in a row.

Top 5 biggest Arsenal traitors

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium on May 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
With Alexis Sanchez potentially set to force a move away from Arsenal this summer or leave on a free next year, we look back at Arsenal's top five traitors.

5 players Arsenal should never have sold

With the news that Wojciech Szczesny has sealed a permanent move to Juventus, Arsenal fans have once again been forced to question the motives behind the sale.

Cesc Fabregas: "I disliked John Terry very much"

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal celebrates scoring his second and the teams the third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Arsenal and AZ Alkmaar at the Emirates Stadium on November 4, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)
Ex-Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas has talked to Sky Sports about his feelings on recently transferred John Terry, in particular while he was at Arsenal.

5 Arsenal players that shouldn’t have been sold

With the news that Wojciech Szczesny has landed in Juventus ahead of his permanent move to the Serie A club, Arsenal fans have once again been forced to question the motives behind the sale.

Arsenal lose out on another midfielder with Chelsea close to completing...

Chelsea are close to completing the signing of Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, meaning Arsenal will have to turn their attentions elsewhere after showing an interest last season.

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.

Olivier Giroud admits jealousy over these 2 Arsenal players

Olivier Giroud has said he is jealous of team-mates Per Mertesacker and Mesut Ozil.

Barcelona planning transfer strategy to land this Premier League defender

Barcelona are reportedly planning on using the same 'strategy', with Hector Bellerin as they did to sign Cesc Fabregas back in 2011.

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?

Fabregas left with ‘bad taste’ after FA Cup final defeat

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Cesc Fabregas wasn’t happy about being left out of the Chelsea line-up for the FA Cup final.

Could this former Arsenal player come back to bite the Gunners?

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Former Chelsea winger, Pat Nevin, reckons that Cesc Fabregas could destroy Arsenal during the FA Cup final in more ways than one.

Chelsea man: I don't like to play against Arsenal, we want...

Cesc Fabregas has said that it will be 'emotional' when he faces Arsenal in the FA Cup final in just under two weeks' time.

Fabregas: I’d love to feel what it’s like to be Theo...

Cesc Fabregas gave what many will see as an unusual answer when asked which footballer he would like to switch bodies with at a recent Q&A.

OTD Arsenal become first English team to beat AC Milan at...

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On 4 March 2008, Arsenal became the first English team to beat AC Milan at the San Siro.

Cesc Fabregas tipped to replace key Arsenal midfielder - report

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In one of the stranger transfer rumours to do the rounds recently, Cesc Fabregas has been linked with a move back to Arsenal.

Chelsea man snubs Spain offer while Santi Cazorla accepts

Santi Cazorla will be at Spain's friendly against England at Wembley tonight (Tuesday).

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

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

Surprising Arsenal player proven faster than Chelsea star

According to Opta, Olivier Giroud is the fifth slowest outfield player in the Premier League, while Cesc Fabregas is third.

Chelsea man 'No matter what is said, Arsenal will always be...

Cesc Fabregas is hoping that his display against Leicester will see him handed a start in Antonio Conte’s side when Chelsea rock up at the Emirates this weekend.

Arsenal legend confused over Chelsea man's banner near Emirates - fans...

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Ian Wright seems confused over why Arsenal still have a Cesc Fabregas banner up on Ken Friar bridge when the midfielder now plays for Chelsea.

Arsenal shorts – ‘Horny’ new defender, unwanted ex Gunners + more

Sometimes there’s a load of stories we just don’t get the chance to cover. Here are a few of them in brief

Arsenal's transfer clock is ticking

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I left home over four years ago.

Chelsea star: Arsene Wenger is like my second father

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

Chelsea man: Arsenal star will be difficult

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

Why Chelsea man could save Bellerin from Barcelona approach

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

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

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

Why Fabregas will never be forgiven for abandoning Arsenal

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I don’t think I'll ever get closer to forgiving Fabregas for abandoning my club than Monday night.

Chelsea man moves ahead of Arsenal legend

Cesc Fabregas has now overtaken Dennis Bergkamp's assist record.

Arsenal used to resemble everything I loved about football, why support...

What happens when nothing remains of the club you fell in love with?

Hector Bellerin equals former Arsenal playmaker's assists

Hector Bellerin has equalled Cesc Fabregas' assists for this season so far: four. The right-back chalked up his fourth against Everton in the Premier League...

Did Barça players meet Arsenal star to start Fabregas-type saga again?

Now an Arsenal player and very much a Londoner, it doesn't feel like Héctor Bellerín is agitating to move back to Barcelona. Born in the...

Watch: Is Fabregas really mocking Arsenal fans?

On Monday, a video began to do the rounds of Cesc Fabregas reportedly clapping the Arsenal fans who booed him throughout the match and...

Midfielder 'not surprised' that Chelsea failed to have penalty awarded against...

Our match against Chelsea at the Emirates on Sunday was typically full of controversy, as is the norm whenever we face the Blues. Firstly we...

Chelsea boss insists Arsenal hostility towards star will spur him on

Cesc Fabregas is bound to face a mixed reaction when he steps out onto the pitch at the Emirates. Although the boos are likely to...

Player focus: What kind of reception does Fabregas deserve at Arsenal?

With Chelsea coming down to the Emirates on Sunday, we will see the return of the prodigal son that is Cesc Fabregas, the former...

Watch: Arsenal supporting Chelsea steward sacked

Somewhat hilariously, an Arsenal supporting Chelsea steward appears to have gotten the sack for calling Cesc Fabregas a snake. Well if the shoe fits... The incident...

Why Cech deserves better reception than Fabregas against Chelsea

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It's funny how a player moving clubs can offend your sensibilities. This weekend, two excellent footballers face their former clubs, each on the opposing team...

Watch: Thierry Henry lays into Chelsea while sat next to Fabregas

It's no secret that Chelsea are doing terribly this season and, as any Arsenal fan would, when Thierry Henry was given the chance to...

Stats: Mesut Özil sets a Premier League record

Another Arsenal game, another Mesut Özil assist. 11 Premier League appearances this season and he has assisted 10 Arsenal goals, more than any other player...

Mesut Ozil is assisting at a historic rate – Can he...

Magnificent. Brilliant. Magical. Genius. The closest thing we have to Zinedine Zidane. The best No. 10 in the world. These are just some of the words and phrases used to...

The defensive midfielder who escaped Wenger's clutches

As they prepare to host the European Championship next Summer, France continued their winning ways with a simple 4-0 victory over Armenia. Didier Deschamps has...

Barcelona star: Fabregas would leak Arsenal’s team when they played Manchester...

In what appears to be a bit of a strange interview with Marca, Gerard Pique has said that, when Cesc Fabregas played for Arsenal...

Fabregas defends 'misunderstood' Costa's behaviour against Arsenal

Although it feels like the 2-0 loss to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge was years ago, it's still a talking point and former Gunner Cesc...

Fabregas: We have to beat Arsenal

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has praised the quality of Arsenal's team ahead of our tie with the Blues on Saturday. The Spain international was also...

How Arsenal's lost generation fell apart

This week sees the start of the new Champions League season, with Arsenal travelling to Zagreb for the first group game. It isn't the first...

Manchester United and Chelsea stars overlooked for Santi Cazorla

From the age of 12, Santi Cazorla played for Real Oviedo. The Spanish club, who play in Liga Adelante (the division below La Liga), have...

Arsenal playmaker dribbles better than Chelsea star

According to the new FIFA ratings, Mesut Ozil is better at dribbling than Cesc Fabregas. Although both midfielders share the same score of 87, the...

Fabregas claims Chelsea not worried about Arsenal

by Nia Griffiths Former Arsenal midfielder, Cesc Fabregas, has spoken about his love for his ex-club and how nothing will change that. Ahead of our match...

Wenger faces challenge as Real Madrid want key Arsenal man

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal could have to fight to keep a key man off the field this summer after reports emerged that Real Madrid are...

Arsenal have been the second best feeder club in Europe

by Lewis Ambrose The move to Emirates Stadium saw Arsenal buying young players for little money before developing them and, almost invariably, selling them for...

Arsenal earn millions from Tottenham Hotspurs' spending

by Nia Griffiths It turns out, sell-on clauses can be pretty great if you're Arsenal. Once upon a time, there was a footballer called David Bentley...

Watch: Arsenal midfielder rates Fabregas higher than Özil

by Lewis Ambrose Jack Wilshere loves a bit of controversy, and this time he could be in danger of upsetting his own fans with choices...

Arsenal finally have harmony, victory will follow

by Matthew Wade Most Arsenal fans of any pre-Wenger vintage will have firm memories of (and probably miss) the old Arsenal club crest, and its...

Arsenal defender is thankful for Chelsea's Fabregas

by Lewis Ambrose Last season provided Héctor Bellerín with his breakthrough into the Arsenal first-team and maybe we should reserve some thanks for former midfielder Cesc...

Does ex-Arsenal star wish he could return?

by Nia Griffiths Does Aleksandr Hleb's refusal to shake Cesc Fabregas' hand show where his loyalties still lie? Or, as is the norm in modern football, is something...

Former captain: Returning to Arsenal was difficult

Cesc Fabregas returned to Arsenal recently with Chelsea and received a rather odd reception. As our very own Helen Trantum said, she found herself both...

Fabregas: Chelsea move my best ever

Last week, Arsenal fans had to go through the emotional rollercoaster that was watching Cesc Fabregas win the Premier League with Chelsea and now...

Could Bellerin be haunted by the ghost of Fabregas?

It's karaoke time! "I wanna tell you, I might as well do, About a boy who can do anything. He comes from Barca, His name is Hector, Bellerin, Bellerin, Bellerin." You've...

Fabregas grateful to Arsenal despite negative reception

Cesc Fabregas has admitted that he's still grateful to Arsenal despite receiving a quite hostile reception upon his return to the Emirates. The Chelsea man,...

Why Arsenal fans should say thank-you to Cesc Fabregas

It is, perhaps, inevitable that Sunday afternoon's match is going to see a disproportionate amount of attention focused on a certain Cesc Fabregas. This is as...

Which Cesc Fabregas are you talking about?

There's nothing more that football fans love, than drama. In last week's fixture between the league leaders and the team in third place, much was...

Wenger: Give Chelsea man what he deserves

Cesc Fabregas returns to the Emirates in a blue shirt this weekend and the reception is likely to be pretty frosty. However, Arsene Wenger says...

Take it down! Fabregas banner should never been erected in first...

With most of the build up to Sunday's game about one man and one man only, we examine his impact on the club and ask whether *that* banner should ever have been erected outside the Emirates.

Wenger over Mourinho any day! suggests Cesc Fabregas

Fabregas fails to flatter Mourinho when asked to compare him to previous managers at Arsenal and Barcelona.

Why this Tottenham star will always be an Arsenal man at...

Harry Kane recently signed a new Tottenham contract and protested his love for the lesser North London club, but is he telling the truth? Here at the Daily Cannon, we doubt it...

Wenger reveals he would have had to sell to buy Cesc...

It has been a sore point all season, the arrival of Cesc Fabregas in London with Chelsea and not Arsenal. Hard enough to take in...