Tag: Emi Martinez

Arsenal pre-season player ratings: Goalkeepers and defenders

With pre-season coming to an end with victory over Lazio, we're taking a look back at how each player performed over the five matches.

Unai Emery confirms 2 goalkeepers will leave this summer

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 03: David Ospina of Colombia saves the third penalty from Jordan Henderson of England in the penalty shoot out during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Colombia and England at Spartak Stadium on July 3, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/REMOTE/Getty Images)
Unai Emery has confirmed that Arsenal plan to cut the number of first-team goalkeepers down to three, meaning two of the current squad will have to leave.

Listed: The 18 Arsenal players back in training this week

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
A month and a half after the 2017/18 season came to an end, 18 Arsenal players return to training this week.

Final Ratings: All of Arsenal’s 15 loan moves in 2017/18

Now that the 2017/18 campaign has come to an end, let's take a look at how Arsenal's 15 loanees got on with their temporary clubs this season.

Rated: All 15 Arsenal loan moves this season

Deportivo La Coruna's spanish forward Lucas Perez (R) vies with Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey during the Spanish league footbal match RC Deportivo de la Coruna vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Municipal de Riazor stadium in La Coruna on November 4, 2017. (MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)
In total, Arsenal sent 15 players on loan this season between the summer and January windows, so let's take a look at how those spells are going for each of them.

Arsenal forward finally ends 18-match goal drought

Deportivo La Coruna's spanish forward Lucas Perez (R) vies with Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey during the Spanish league footbal match RC Deportivo de la Coruna vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Municipal de Riazor stadium in La Coruna on November 4, 2017. (MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)
Lucas Perez and Chuba Akpom both scored this weekend, but only six of Arsenal's 15 loanees featured for their current clubs.

Video: Arsenal loanee provides key assist

Deportivo La Coruna's spanish forward Lucas Perez (R) vies with Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey during the Spanish league footbal match RC Deportivo de la Coruna vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Municipal de Riazor stadium in La Coruna on November 4, 2017. (MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)
Lucas Perez provided an assist but added another game to his goal drought, as seven Arsenal loanees featured over the weekend.

Great news: Arsenal forward listed in squad for first time since...

SAN JOSE, CA - JULY 28: Joel Campbell #28 of Arsenal FC kicks the ball up field against the MLS All-Stars during the first half of the AT&T MLS All-Star Game at Avaya Stadium on July 28, 2016 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Joel Campbell was named in Monday night's squad for Real Betis and Kelechi Nwakali scored an impressive brace, as eight Arsenal loanees featured this weekend.

Arsenal forward's frustrating goal drought continues on loan

Jeff Reine-Adelaide made it two wins in two starts and Lucas Perez played his 14th match without a goal, as six Arsenal loanees featured over the weekend.

Arsenal stars' approach to social media after Manchester City humiliation highlights...

Arsenal players are typically an active bunch on social media... except when they've just lost a match.

Arsenal goalkeeper offers flippant explanation for Manchester City shambles

Emi Martinez has offered a rather feeble explanation for Arsenal's 3-0 defeat to Manchester City.

Arsenal defender returns from injury

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Lucas Perez of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Lucas Perez missed a penalty to make it 13 games without a goal and Ben Sheaf returned from injury for his first game with new loan club Stevenage, as nine Arsenal loanees featured over the weekend.

Assist, debut and first start but Arsenal loanees endure tough weekend

Kelechi Nwakali got an assist as MVV Maastricht won their first game since his return to the club while Jeff Reine-Adelaide made his Angers debut after his own January loan move.

Transfer window recap: Ins, outs and loans so far, and what...

For a January transfer window, Arsenal have been extremely busy this month. We've rounded up all the news as it stands, in case you missed any of it.

Deal close: Unlucky 25-year-old nears Leeds United move

Emi Martinez may cut his loan at Getafe short to join Leeds United, according to reports.

Minutes finally, debut and goal: Arsenal loanees enjoy decent weekend

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Lucas Perez of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Lucas Perez provided an assist in Deportivo's stalemate, while Jenkinson and Bramall finally played together for Birmingham. Bola's Bristol Rovers beat Doncaster, as Nwakali made his second-stint debut.

Arsenal loanees score and assist in positive weekend

Stephy Mavididi scored again while Lucas Perez and Marc Bola both provided assists in an encouraging weekend for Arsenal's loanees.

Loan watch: Five Arsenal loanees feature as Tafari Moore makes his...

Emi Martinez started consecutive games for the first time this season, and Tafari Moore featured for his new loan club.

Loan watch: Mavididi scores and Martinez finally starts a league game

Stephy Mavididi celebrates
Stephy Mavididi scored his first goal in senior football, while Emi Martinez made his first league start of the season - an encouraging weekend for Arsenal's loanees.

Arsenal’s 2017 transfers rated

Now we've reached the end of 2017, let's look back at Arsenal's transfer business, rating all the ins and outs over the last 12 months.

Arsenal should consider bringing 25-year-old loanee back in January

Emi Martinez can't get a game at Getafe and might have been better off staying at Arsenal to fight for a place in the Carabao Cup and Europa League squad.

Loan watch: Arsenal player on international duty, while defender is benched...

It was a quiet couple of days for the Arsenal loanees this weekend, as many clubs took time off for the international break.

Arsenal’s loan system seems based on ‘dumb luck’ compared to Chelsea’s

Arsenal's loanees aren't playing and they aren't developing.

Here's the latest Arsenal player enduring a horrific loan spell this...

Emi Martinez has played just once for Getafe this season, having joined the La Liga side on loan in the summer. Things haven't gone to plan.

Another goal but Arsenal players struggle on loan

Arsenal's loanees continued to struggle in the latest round of games around Europe.

2 goals and a start finally: Arsenal loanees kick things up...

Arsenal's loanees had one of their busiest weeks of the season so far, with the highlights being Lucas Perez getting among the goals and Emi Martinez finally getting a start.

Why do Arsenal concede so many penalties?

Arsenal have conceded the most Premier League penalties since the beginning of the 2016/17 season after Troy Deeney's spot-kick for Watford found the back of the net, but why?

Arsenal loan watch: 1 start as others continue to struggle for...

Three Arsenal loanees played a part in Saturday's matches, of the six players available for selection.

Loan watch: Marc Bola features in Bristol Rovers’ heavy defeat

Marc Bola was the only Arsenal loanee to appear on Tuesday, making his third consecutive start for Bristol Rovers.

Arsenal loan watch: Defender's good run continues but others struggling to...

Arsenal loan watch
Marc Bola's loan to Bristol Rovers continues to look like a good one as he gets a run of games, but Arsenal's other loanees weren't so lucky on Saturday.

Loan watch: Man-of-the-match performance by Bola and Perez gets a start

Marc Bola was a standout performer against Blackpool, Lucas Perez featured against Espanyol and Nwakali, Mavididi and Asano made substitute appearances for their loan sides.

Arsenal loan watch: These four players all featured over the weekend

Tolaji Bola
Marc Bola, Takuma Asano, Kelechi Nwakali and Lucas Perez all featured for their clubs last weekend. 

Outstanding: One Arsenal loanee shines as other struggle for time

The season is starting to pick up some speed for Arsenal's loanees now the transfer window is closed, and Saturday brought another round of fixtures for many of their sides.

Arsenal loan watch: Nwakali scores, Lucas makes Depor return and Asano...

Arsenal's Kelechi Nwakali scored for VVV-Venlo, while Lucas Perez returned for his former club and Takuma Asano also featured.

Arsenal loan watch: These two players featured last night

Arsenal loanees Cohen Bramall and Marc Bola featured in this week's Carabao Cup games.

Martinez vows to fight Cech for a starting place

Emi Martinez is hoping to challenge for Petr Cech's spot as Arsenal number one keeper after he returns from his loan at Getafe.

Emi Martinez joins Getafe on loan

Arsenal have confirmed goalkeeper Emi Martinez has joined Spanish side Getafe on a season-long loan, suggesting David Ospina will stay to be Petr Cech’s understudy.

Arsenal placing trust in 24-year-old with no experience: Are they mad?

Emi Martinez has waited patiently at Arsenal. Now is the time to step up or step away

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

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

Player ratings: Cech and Martinez solid between the sticks in shootout...

Arsenal goalkeepers Petr Cech and Emi Martinez both shone in Wednesday's win over Bayern Munich.

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

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

Arsenal losing their homegrown identity with so many facing the exit...

With multiple players set to leave Arsenal this summer, do the Gunners face losing their home-grown identity?

What positions are Arsenal actually looking to reinforce this summer?

Arsene Wenger
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?

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?