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4 of the weirdest decisions Arsenal made this season

When Arsenal tied Arsene Wenger down to another two-year extension at the end of last season, fans thought the decision pretty weird considering the state of the club, but little did we know this was only the beginning.

Former Arsenal man explains brilliant response to Luis Suarez 'sh*t' insult

VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 26: Gabriel Paulista of Valencia CF celebrates after his team mate Rodrigo Moreno scored his team's first goal during the La Liga match between Valencia and Barcelona at Mestalla stadium on November 26, 2017 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
Gabriel is certainly enjoying something of a better time since his move to Spain, but the former Arsenal defender, who was surprisingly shipped out last summer, is still holding the attentions of Arsenal fans.

Former Arsenal defender loses his head with referee and gets sent...

VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 26: Gabriel Paulista of Valencia looks on during the La Liga match between Valencia and Barcelona at Estadio Mestalla on November 26, 2017 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Fotopress/Getty Images)
Gabriel completely lost his head while playing for Valencia against Las Palmas on Saturday night.

3 signed and 7 sold, £50m spent, £95m made: Arsenal’s 2017/18...

Arsenal's 2017/18 business has been about offloading the deadwood rather than bringing in talent.

Bad news for Arsenal fans expecting Arsene Wenger to splash out...

If you were hoping that Arsene Wenger would make some of the January additions the media are reporting then you may have to prepare to be disappointed.

Supporters bemoan the sale of 26-year-old after Arsenal's defence ship three...

Arsenal fans are starting to think that the club perhaps shouldn't have sold one of their only out-and-out centre-backs over the summer.

26-year-old sheds light on why he quit Arsenal

Gabriel has revealed that he left Arsenal because he didn't understand why he wasn't getting more time on the pitch.

Sale of Arsenal 26-year-old could also affect the future of this...

Calum Chambers reportedly expects that he'll stay at Arsenal now following the £10m sale of Gabriel to Valencia.

Revealed: This is the result after Arsenal supporters voted on 26-year-old's...

It seemed a polarising decision for Arsenal to sell defender Gabriel Paulista to Valencia this summer, and we at Daily Cannon conducted a poll to see whether fans backed the move.

Arsenal pay tribute to 26-year-old following La Liga switch

Arsenal have paid tribute to Gabriel following his £10m move to Valencia on Friday.

Valencia set huge Gabriel release fee after Arsenal transfer

Gabriel has signed a five-year deal with Valencia with a whopping €80m release clause.

Breaking: Arsenal and Valencia agree £10m deal for 25-year-old

Valencia have confirmed the signing of Brazilian centre-back Gabriel Paulista from Arsenal.

26-year-old Arsenal man arrives in Spain ahead of £10m move

Gabriel has allegedly landed in Valencia ahead of his rumoured £10m move.

Arsenal 22-year-old could return to the fold if this happens

With Gabriel reportedly set to leave Arsenal this summer, Arsene Wenger could be forced to change his stance on Calum Chambers... if he hasn't already.

Arsenal squad injury update pre-Leicester City: Ozil in, Alexis out

Arsenal injury
It’s getting harder and harder to keep track of who’s fit and who isn’t ahead of Arsenal’s first 2017/18 clash against Leicester, so here's the latest.

Valencia could sell centre-back to fund move for Arsenal 26-year-old

While Valencia are reportedly looking at signing Gabriel this summer, the La Liga side will first need to sell Ezequiel Garay.

Arsenal could sell 26-year-old for £10m

Arsene Wenger is reportedly considering the sale of defender Gabriel to raise funds for new arrivals, as well as trimming the playing squad, with Valencia keen on the player’s signature.

Arsenal could have seven players missing Friday’s Premier League opener with...

Arsenal could reportedly be missing up to seven players for their opening day Premier League fixture against Leicester City on Friday evening.

What positions do Arsenal still need to strengthen?

There's just one month remaining in the transfer window, and Arsenal still have work to do.

Absent Ramsey ‘should be’ fit enough for Chelsea

Arsene Wenger insists that Aaron Ramsey should be fit enough to face Chelsea in the Community Shield on Sunday.

Arsenal’s open training session: Gabriel returns while Ramsey misses out

On Thursday, the Arsenal squad took part in an open training session at the Emirates so the fans could watch their favourite players up close and see what goes on behind the scenes.

Arsenal team news: Midfielder not back in training despite reports, defender...

Despite previous reports claiming that Jack Wilshere was back in full training with the rest of the Arsenal squad, this doesn't seem to be the case as the Gunners prepare for the Emirates Cup.

Youngsters train with first team as senior stars return to fold...

Reiss Nelson and Joe Willock have continued to train with Arsenal's first team ahead of the Emirates Cup this weekend.

Valencia target forgotten Arsenal 26-year-old

Valencia are targeting Arsenal centre-back Gabriel Paulista, claim a radio station in the Spanish city.

Wenger reveals whether Arsenal will play with a back three or...

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal will continue to play with a three-man backline next season.

Alexandre Lacazette wages: How do they compare to his new teammates?

How do Alexandre Lacazette's wages stack up against his new Arsenal teammates'?

When can Arsenal expect their injured players back?

Arsenal currently have three senior squad players sidelined but when can the Gunners expect them back?

One-hit wonders: 20 players who scored just once for Arsenal

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)
Did you know there are 20 players who have only scored one Premier League goal for Arsenal?

16 players fans say ‘need to leave’ Arsenal

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

Arsenal players on holiday

Mesut Ozil
The Arsenal players have been taking some much-needed down-time ahead of their pre-season Australian tour in July.

Manchester United defender reportedly a target for Tottenham as well as...

Chris Smalling
Tottenham Hotspur have entered the race to join Manchester United’s Chris Smalling, after losing out on Harry Maguire who signed for Leicester City this summer.

Does Calum Chambers have an Arsenal future?

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

Tottenham determined to land £22m man linked to Arsenal

Ricardo Pereira
Spurs are determined to sign Porto full-back Ricardo Pereira as a potential replacement for Manchester City-bound Kyle Walker.

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.

16 players fans think ‘need to leave’ Arsenal

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

Spanish La Liga side keen on Arsenal defender this summer

Spanish La Liga side Valencia want to sign Arsenal's Gabriel Paulista as part of their defensive rebuild this summer.

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?

Injury League: Sunderland win, Arsenal finish 5th with at least 4...

Injury League
Despite being relegated from the Premier League, Sunderland's season hasn't been a complete disaster - they've come top of the Injury League!

Two injury boosts and two blows for Arsenal ahead of FA...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has confirmed the latest team news going into Arsenal's final game of the season against Chelsea in the FA Cup final.

Terrible news for Arsenal defence as Everton blow knocks out two

Arsene Wenger has admitted that losing two centre-backs in one game is a big blow for Arsenal, who face Chelsea in the FA Cup final next Saturday.

Blow me! Mesut Ozil & Arsenal do crossbar challenge with inflatable...

Mesut Ozil, Rob Holding, Gabriel, Jeff Reine-Adelaide, and some random blokes called Mathieu Debuchy and Yaya Sanogo recently took part in the crossbar challenge with a twist.

Arsenal defender: This youngster still has to learn and grow

Rob Holding
Gabriel believes that Rob Holding has a bright future ahead of him but, given his age, still needs to learn and grow.

Gabriel criticises whole team for Tottenham defensive display

Gabriel believes that the whole team were at fault for Arsenal's poor defensive display against Tottenham on Sunday.

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.

Gabriel gets grungy for your devices

There haven't been many times during his spell at Arsenal when the Brazilian has been a player fans want to give some love to, but after his display against Manchester City at Wembley, that's exactly what's happening right now.

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...

Two Arsenal players make Team of the Week – but no...

Garth Crooks has named Gabriel and Nacho Monreal in his team of the week that is filled mostly by players he watched on the TV this weekend.

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

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

Early Arsenal team news – Gabriel to start

Gabriel v Preston
The Evening standard expects Gabriel to start for Arsenal handing Lincoln City a massive boost ahead of their FA Cup trip to the Emirates.

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.

Arsenal player focus - Gabriel embarrassing at right-back again v Chelsea

It's getting rather painful having to watch Gabriel fill in at right-back for Hector Bellerin.

Player focus – Gabriel forgettable as Arsenal humiliated by Watford

Gabriel and Troy Deeney
Gabriel was once again started at right-back while Hector Bellerin was rested on the bench on Tuesday against Watford and proved once and for all that he is not a full-back.

5 things Arsenal learned after their Watford shambles

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

OTD Arsenal announce signing of Brazilian international

Gabriel v Preston
On this day in 2015, Arsenal announced the signing of Brazil international, Gabriel, from Villarreal for a reported £11.2m.

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.

Arsenal star to miss Preston FA Cup game

Laurent Koscielny v Bournemouth
Laurent Koscielny will not play at the weekend against Preston North End because of the cramps he picked up on Tuesday night but he was likely going to get a rest anyway.

Wenger not concerned by player bust-up against West Brom

Lucas Perez
After Arsenal's 1-0 win over West Brom on Boxing Day, various accounts on Twitter began to report that there had been a row between Gabriel and Lucas Perez, which carried on after the final whistle down the tunnel.

Arsenal defender opens up about 'unusual' Premier League tradition

The Premier League is one of the only leagues in the world that doesn't have a break for the festive season.

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...

Arsenal defender slams his side after Manchester City loss - 'This...

Gabriel had some choice words for Arsenal following our 2-1 loss away to Manchester City at the weekend.

Player focus: Koscielny defensively solid despite disappointing defeat

On yet another frustrating afternoon for Arsenal, centre-back Laurent Koscielny was unsurprisingly one of the visitors' best performers against Manchester City.

Worrying stat shows how many times Arsenal defender passed to Cech...

Petr Cech
Worryingly, one of Arsenal's top pass combinations against Manchester City was between Gabriel and Petr Cech.

Gabriel completes more blocks than anyone else v Everton

After Gabriel had a surprisingly successful spell at right-back in place of the injured Hector Bellerin, he appears to have improved at centreback as well.

Is this Arsenal man really set to step in for unconfident...

According to reports, Carl Jenkinson is set to be dropped against West Ham in favour of Gabriel.

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.

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?

Arsenal man happy to return from injury

Gabriel featured in Arsenal's 4-0 win over Nottingham Forest on Tuesday and has admitted that he's happy to be back.

“If a player is at Arsenal it must mean they are...

Gabriel is targeting a return to the Arsenal starting XI but knows it will be hard given the quality in the squad.

Team news: Arsenal blow as two key men ruled out of...

Arsenal team news
Olivier Giroud and Aaron Ramsey are set to miss out on the EFL Cup match against Nottingham Forest on Tuesday.

Arsenal team news: Forward returns but midfielder misses Hull

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has given the latest team news ahead of Arsenal's trip to Hull.

“One day I might reach his level” says Arsenal centreback of...

Gabriel has been speaking to ahead of the Champions League game on Tuesday night and has revealed that Thiago Silva is a ‘big inspiration’ for him.

Watch: Arsenal defender boost as centreback spotted training with new boys

Gabriel has returned to training after being out of action since pre-season with a sprained ankle.

Arsenal get injury boost

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Gabriel’s recovery from injury is going ‘very well’ and even suggested that the defender could return from injury a little earlier than expected.

Friday Arsenal recap: Mustafi and Perez almost complete, defender out +...

The big news on Friday was that Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez look as if they're about to sign for Arsenal very soon.

Arsenal team news: Mesut Ozil could start against Watford, Giroud set...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal will most likely field the same squad against Watford as they did against Leicester City.

Thursday Arsenal recap: Injury updates ahead of Leicester City, Wenger ‘ready...

On Thursday, Arsene Wenger gave his pre-Leicester City press conference and most of the news surrounded his comments.

Wenger confirms he won't make new signing before Liverpool clash

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Arsenal won't sign a new player in time for the Liverpool game on Sunday and that he'll have to look for an 'internal solution' to the Gunners' defensive troubles.

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

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

Arsenal injury update: 'Very good news' on Danny Welbeck but star...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has given injury updates ahead of our Premier League opener against Liverpool on Sunday.

Gabriel injury to keep him out 6-8 weeks

Gabriel looks set to be sidelined for between six and eight weeks after picking up a sprain against Manchester City.

Gabriel gives positive injury update

Gabriel has taken to Instagram to say that he feels much better and that his ankle is 'not a big problem.'

Torn muscle for Liverpool star ahead of Arsenal game

James Milner has been diagnosed with a ‘torn muscle’ in his foot but, remarkably, has not been ruled out of the game at the weekend against Arsenal.

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.

Wenger downplays injury but player will miss Liverpool

Arsene Wenger has downplayed what looked to be a very serious injury to Gabriel by saying he is ‘likely’ to miss the season opener against Liverpool next weekend.

Gabriel facing lengthy layoff with ligament damage

Speaking after the match against Manchester City which saw Arsenal win the game but lose Gabriel, Wenger admitted that they are all waiting to find out what damage has been done to his ligaments.

Quick watch: Arsenal 3 Manchester City 2 highlights

Chuba Akpom set to leave Arsenal on loan
Arsenal’s final pre-season game against Manchester City all became a little pointless when Gabriel was crippled in the final moments of the game.

Wenger downplays Gabriel injury but fans fear the worst

Arsenal team news
After Gabriel went in for a challenge during Arsenal 3-2 win over Manchester City and he didn't get up, fans instantly feared the worst.

Player ratings: Arsenal's young guns fire home as Gunners beat Manchester...

Alex Iwobi what once again fantastic during Arsenal's 3-2 win over Manchester City.

Player ratings v Viking FK: Campbell, Cazorla and Oxlade-Chamberalin all shine...

Another pre-season win for Arsenal against Viking FK saw moments of brilliance from a few Gunners.

Arsenal defender returns to training after missing tour

Gabriel has returned to training after missing out on the US tour with tonsillitis because he’s six.

Wenger confirms he will buy after injury curse strikes again

Per Mertesacker
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Per Mertesacker will not feature for Arsenal for ‘months’ after undergoing surgery on a knee injury picked up in Lens.

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

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

Wenger says star's injury 'not too bad' but leaves him at...

Arsene Wenger has said that Alexis’s ankle injury is ‘not too bad’ but the Chilean will not take part in Arsenal’s tour of the USA.

Wenger ‘cautious’ over midfielder’s knee + we found Gabriel

Arsene Wenger admitted he is still ‘cautious’ about Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain’s return from another serious knee injury after their 1-1 draw with Lens while Arsenal fans are wondering what has happened to Gabriel.

Winners and losers: How Arsenal's defenders let the team down this...

The season is over, but who were the heroes and villains of Arsenal’s campaign? We’ve decided it’d only be fair to go through the squad...

Wenger confirms Gabriel will replace Mertesacker; what's happened to Chambers?

Speaking on Friday morning, Arsène Wenger confirmed that Gabriel will replace Per Mertesacker in the team this weekend.

Player focus: Gabriel continues to stake long-term claim

Despite questions over his suitability at centre-back for Arsenal, Gabriel was effective on Sunday when forced on after Per Mertesacker's second-half injury.

The young man Arsenal have to build a new defence around

Top of the league, all was well heading into 2016 as Calum Chambers gave a solid first midfield start of the season and Arsenal beat Bournemouth.

Wenger to drop Giroud and give Englishman a chance - predicted...

Arsenal predicted lineup
After a flat display at Sunderland last Saturday, Arsène Wenger must be considering a few tweaks to his Arsenal side.

Ramsey and Mertesacker to keep their places, Giroud dropped - predicted...

Arsenal predicted lineup
A strong Arsenal performance on Thursday evening comfortably saw off West Bromwich Albion and Arsène Wenger must be tempted to trust the same players...

Player focus: Arsenal defensive pairing fails once again

After another disappointing performance at home to Crystal Palace, a lot of focus will be directed at what Arsenal did poorly during the game, and most of it should fall on the centre-back partnership of Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel.

Infographic: Arsenal’s January signings

Arsenal have made a few decent signings in the winter transfer window.

Predicted XI: Čech and Mertesacker to face Palace, no Ramsey

Arsenal predicted lineup
After last weekend's collapse against West Ham United, Arsène Wenger has a lot to consider this weekend.

Wenger explains dropping international star

In recent weeks the Arsenal defence has looked a little more assured but that changed last weekend as the side capitulated and conceded an Andy Carroll hat-trick at Upton Park.

If Wenger is bothered by defensive communication, why play Gabriel?

Lining up with Gabriel over Per Mertesacker in recent weeks, it was a surprise to see Arsène Wenger hail the importance of communication at the back on Friday morning.

Arsenal defender promises to never make the same error again

Gabriel and Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal
Now back in the Arsenal first team for the first time since he threw his chance away in the autumn, Gabriel has insisted he won't make the same error that saw him dropped from the side again.

West Ham star defends horrific tackle on Arsenal man

from Arsenal's opposition
Andy Carroll has explained his tackle on Gabriel in the first half and admitted that although there was a bit of a tussle between the players, neither are 'dirty'.

Arsenal player: Mertesacker talks to me more

Gabriel and Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal
Gabriel recently compared Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker and admitted that both centre-backs have different attributes that he can learn from.

Arsenal dominate Tottenham, Chelsea in London Team of the Week

Arsenal once again dominate the London Evening Standard’s London Team of the Week for the weekend’s Premier League games.

Arsenal man holding out for Leicester and Spurs failure

Gabriel is remaining optimistic in Arsenal's quest for the title and thinks we'll win it... as long as Leicester and Spurs both slip up.

Player focus: Gabriel shows huge improvement against Watford

Gabriel showed huge signs of improvement in our 4-0 win against Watford on Saturday.

Gabriel chasing Arsenal title and Brazil place

Brazilian defender Gabriel is still waiting for his first Brazil cap and hasn't been called up for this latest international break but that doesn't...

Arsenal dominate London Team of the Week over Tottenham, Chelsea, West...

Gabriel and Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal
Arsenal head into the international break with three points and their slide, hopefully, arrested. Their display against Everton at the weekend was much improved but...

Wenger defends Gabriel's horror tackle, claims it wasn't a red

Arsene Wenger insisted that, although he has to see the tackle again, he doesn't think Gabriel's tackle on Troy Deeney was a red. The boss...

Does Gabriel deserve three-match ban over disgusting tackle?

Gabriel could face a retrospective ban for his disgusting tackle on Troy Deeney. The centre-back slid in with two feet in a crunching tackle, which...

Gabriel apologises to Deeney for horror trackle

from Arsenal's opposition
Troy Deeney revealed immediately after Watford's 2-1 win over Arsenal that Gabriel has apologised for that horrific challenge in the first half. The centre-back flew...

Pictures: Jeff, Pirès, Gabriel and Koscielny all in training before Watford...

Arsenal have had their final full training session ahead of Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final against Watford, and there's some positive team news. During the week...

Wenger reveals defender has not trained ahead of Watford

Gabriel should be fit to face Watford despite missing out on training all week. The centre-back was replaced on Tuesday against Hull when he just...

Arsenal’s full injury list ahead of Watford clash

Arsenal treatment room
Arsenal go into their FA Cup game against Watford with a number of injuries affecting their squad. Below is rundown of the treatment room and...

Mertesacker lifts the lid on his dressing room team talks

Per Mertesacker has revealed that he uses a different approach in the dressing room depending on who is speaking with. The club’s vice-captain, Per is...

Injury news: Wenger says he will risk players again despite Ramsey...

Speaking to the media about his team selection for Sunday, Arsène Wenger has confirmed that the squad should be strong. There were three players injured...

Injury update: Wenger says three Arsenal defenders could return from injury

Arsenal team news
Arsène Wenger has given the latest team news ahead of the visit of Watford, and it's more positive than expected. On Tuesday evening, injuries to...

Three more added: Arsenal’s full injury list + return dates

Arsenal treatment room
Tuesday night might have been good for Arsenal in terms of the cup, but when it came to keeping players fit, it was not. Three...

Good news, bad news as Wenger gives treble injury update after...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger was not best pleased with his side’s 4-0 win over Hull on Tuesday night due to the number of injuries his side...

Arsenal centreback: I'm 100% recovered from my injury

Gabriel is determined to challenge for a space in the Arsenal starting XI but is well aware of the competition he faces. UPDATE: Wenger gives...

Defender: Arsenal man is a fighter

Laurent Koscielny reckons Gabriel will do just fine in the North London Derby, describing the centre-back as a 'fighter'. Koscielny is still out with a...

Why can't Gabriel speak English after 13 months?

Sunday was not a good day for Arsenal, and Gabriel in particular performed poorly in defence. The frontline and midfield were both poor, but Gabriel's...

Roundup: Arsenal news and gossip 26th Feb

With Barcelona memories dulling a bit, all attention has now turned towards Manchester United and our trip to Old Trafford. Arsene Wenger met with the...

Wenger delivers latest pre-Manchester United team news - not good for...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning and gave the latest team news ahead of the game at Old Trafford on Sunday. Alex...

Injury news: Wenger confirms huge boost for Manchester United game

Arsenal team news
Arsène Wenger has confirmed that Brazilian defender Gabriel could be fit to face Manchester United on Sunday. The defender hasn't played since Arsenal's 2-0 win...

Injury update: Gabriel fit, could face Manchester United over Mertesacker

After winning his place in the team, Arsenal defender Gabriel suffered an injury which has seen him sit out of our last few matches. A...

Injuries: Arsenal without midfielder and defender against Barcelona

Arsenal team news
Good news for Arsenal fans as the Gunners have almost everyone available to face Barcelona on Tuesday night. The huge and eagerly awaited game at...

Team news: Wenger confirms injury ahead of Hull City game

Arsenal team news
Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has given the latest injury updates ahead of Arsenal's game against Hull City on Saturday. The boss, speaking to, gave updates...

Injury update: Arsenal defender out of Barcelona and Manchester United matches

As we said on Wednesday, Football Insider has been a poor source of news at times when it comes to transfer targets and contract talks, but stories...

Gabriel on why he’s returned to Brazil for treatment

After a small run of games, Arsenal defender Gabriel is out injured and has travelled back to Brazil for treatment. This was a rumour already...

Photo: Gabriel receives treatment back in Brazil

Journalist, Paulo Freitas, has confirmed that Gabriel has returned to his home country of Brazil in order to undergo treatment for his injury. The centre-back...

Injury update: Gabriel injury clarified

Gabriel missed Arsenal’s win over Leicester on Sunday after he was withdrawn from the squad with a slight hamstring problem. The defender was slated in...

Injury: Arsenal suffer blow, defender misses training before Leicester City game

Arsenal injury news
There are various suggestions that Brazilian defender Gabriel will miss Sunday's crucial clash against Leicester City after failing to train on Saturday. Sent off against...

Monreal admits he knows what Gabriel needs to improve

Gabriel looks set to start again for Arsenal on Sunday against Leicester and Nacho Monreal has revealed that his Brazilian teammate needs to work...

Wenger hints at starting Gabriel ahead of out-of-favour Mertesacker again

With Mikel Arteta injured for most of the season, Per Mertesacker has led the Gunners out of the tunnel in most games. In fact, he's...

Arsenal boss places trust in central defender

Gabriel scored his first goal in an Arsenal shirt against Bournemouth on Monday and in doing so managed to wriggle his way even deeper...

Watch: Wenger hails his defensive players after beating Bournemouth

Although Mesut Ozil will receive most of the headlines after our 2-0 win against Bournemouth in the Premier League, and rightfully so, post-match Wenger...

Watch: Arsenal players take part in strange game involving a plastic...

Arsenal players do some pretty weird things, especially for the YouTube channel. One of the most recent strange things we've done is take part in...

How should Arsenal deal with defender?

Helen Trantum column
There’s only been one word on everyone’s lips this week at Cannon Towers this week: injuries. We spent approximately three times as long discussing that...

Why 'emotional' Arsenal star is an asset to club

Despite only being at Arsenal five minutes, Gabriel revealed recently that he was emotional during our 4-0 win against Aston Villa in the FA...

Arsenal spending more on agent fees than previous years combined

Despite only signing Petr Čech as a senior player in the summer, Arsenal have seen spending on agent fees more than double over the...

Norwich City 1-1 Arsenal – player ratings

A disappointing draw at Carrow Road made it three Premier League games without a win for Arsenal, who missed the chance to join Manchester...

Chile 1-1 Colombia: Alexis and Ospina share the spoils

Two Arsenal legends came head to head in the international arena on Wednesday night with Alexis Sánchez' Chile hosting David Ospina's Colombia in a...

Arsenal new boy reveals he's aware of importance of north London...

Although Gabriel has been at Arsenal for almost a year, he's yet to feature in a north London derby but rest assured, the centre...

Mertesacker hails fan support against Bayern Munich

Per Mertesacker took to Twitter following Arsenal's 2-0 win over Bayern Munich to hail the support from the fans during the match. The win wasn't...

Team news: Defender back but keeper out for Bayern match

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger met with the press for his pre-Bayern Munich press conference on Monday afternoon and gave us the latest update on the state...

Gabriel operation confounds Arsenal fans but no reason to panic

Arsenal fans across the globe were left scratching their heads as the team news was announced on Saturday ahead of the game against Watford. We...

Is Gabriel being too optimistic targeting Champions League trophy with Arsenal?

Gabriel has spoken to about wanting to make history with this Arsenal team and believing we can win the Champions League, but is...

Arsenal defender aims to inspire Brazilian youth

In a recent interview with Arsenal Player, Gabriel revealed a lot about his difficult childhood growing up in Sao Paulo and how he wants...

Arsenal star: I have seen death

Gabriel has been frank and open about his childhood in Sao Paulo and it doesn't make for easy reading by any means. The Brazilian burst...

Gabriel heaps praise on fellow Arsenal defenders

Gabriel has taken to life at Arsenal without a worry. Now into his first full season, the defender has had a fantastic start. The red...

Gabriel loves the fans and wants a long stay at Arsenal

Following his red card against Chelsea, Gabriel has spoken to ESPN Brasil in an interview translated by @aliladiere on Twitter about the support of Arsenal fans. The...

Chambers reveals Gabriel’s English might be better than expected

Calum Chambers has been talking to about being a role model and how he hopes to improve and might have inadvertently admitted that...

Arsenal enforcer 'sad' ahead of Manchester United tie

Gabriel has called upon his Gunner's teammates to be 'calm' ahead of their showdown this weekend with league leaders Manchester United while revealing that...

FA finally explain decision not to ban defender

The FA have finally released the full written reasons for rescinding Gabriel's three-match ban. The Brazilian defender was sent off for violent conduct at Stamford...

Watch: Could Gabriel be the answer to Arsenal's defensive problems?

Gabriel has become a regular feature in our first team since Per Mertesacker was struck down in the prime of life by a chest...

Gabriel receives one-match ban and fine from FA

Following Gabriel's admission of improper conduct during the Chelsea v Arsenal match, the FA have given him a one-match ban and fine after a...

Wenger explains why the FA could let Gabriel off after Chelsea...

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger faced the media on Friday morning and revealed Gabriel is in his plans for Saturday's game at Leicester City. The Brazilian...

Team news: Key man out of trip to Leicester

Arsenal team news
Arsène Wenger has met the press at London Colney on Friday morning and revealed the late team news ahead of Saturday's game against Leicester...

Former footballer believes Gabriel was justified in anger towards Chelsea 'bully'

The weekly treat that is Jimmy Bullard's column is out and he doesn't hold back in his disdain for Diego Costa's actions during the...

Chelsea boss still bitter about Arsenal

The FA have admitted wrong decisions helped Chelsea beat Arsenal last weekend. Diego Costa has been hit with a three-game ban after his antics on Saturday,...

Tottenham legend blasts “naive” Arsenal defender

Former Spurs captain Ledley King has branded Gabriel as naive for the way he allowed Diego Costa to get under his skin. The Tottenham legend,...

Exclusive: Gabriel Wallpapers And Covers

It's everyone's hero - Gabriel! For a long time we have we been asking for a badass in defence, and seems we found one in Brazilian...

Gabriel thanks God and Arsenal for red card v Chelsea decision

Gabriel has taken to Instagram to thank God and Arsenal for getting his red card overturned. The Arsenal defender had been sent off against Chelsea on...

Chelsea farce continues as Gabriel red card is overturned

Arsenal have pulled off a Halloween miracle and managed to get the FA to overturn the three-game ban given to Gabriel on the back...

Arsenal ask for ESPN Brasil images in appeal after Chelsea ban

Arsenal have asked ESPN-Brasil for permission to use the station's images of the incident which saw Gabriel sent off against Chelsea on Saturday. The cameras from ESPN-Brasil...

Suspended Gabriel could face Spurs on Wednesday

Arsenal defender Gabriel was sent off on Saturday, and is expected to miss Wednesday night's trip to White Hart Lane as a result. The red...

Arsenal icon: Gabriel did not deserve red card against Chelsea

David Seaman has become the latest person to weigh in on the farce that was the weekend's game against Chelsea by insisting that Gabriel...

Arsenal man slams teammates for not calming Gabriel down

Per Mertesacker wasn't at Saturday's game against Chelsea, but had some strong words for the referee speaking on German TV. The Arsenal vice-captain appeared on...

Key Arsenal man says Wenger was right not to buy

Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has backed Arsène Wenger despite the club's lack of spending over the course of the summer. Petr Čech was the only...

Liverpool man calls for Chelsea cheat to be made an example...

Former Liverpool man-turned-pundit, Dietmar Hamann, has called for the FA to make an example out of Diego Costa, claiming there is no place for...

Arsenal hit harder than Chelsea as FA charges arrive

The FA have taken the decision to charge Diego Costa, Gabriel, Arsenal and Chelsea after the game on Saturday at Stamford Bridge. Costa, the villain...

Chelsea precedent gives Arsenal grounds for appeal

Arsenal will ask the FA to reduce Gabriel's three-game ban and will use the precedent set by the governing body, when they reduced Nemanja...

Media oddly slam nine-man Arsenal for lack of aggression

Of all the times to call Arsenal too weak, this is not it. After years of being bullied at Stamford Bridge, the Gunners stood up...

Watch: Chelsea striker elbowed Gabriel in 2013

On Saturday afternoon a mixture of Diego Costa being himself and Gabriel falling for it saw the Arsenal man red carded. I say falling for it, but...

Newcastle hero blasts 'angry man' Diego Costa for crossing the line...

Diego Costa doesn't have many friends left in football and he can now pretty much cross Alan Shearer off his Christmas Card list as...

Arsenal’s stupidity cost us again at Chelsea

Every game, for 90 minutes, the opposition and the referee will not help us win. They will not afford us any space for errors, our...

Wenger blames Gabriel for red card

Arsène Wenger had plenty to complain about after Arsenal's 2-0 defeat to Chelsea on Saturday but had no qualms about the decision to send...

Spurs legend attacks referee after Arsenal lose to Chelsea

Former Tottenham Hotspur player Garth Crooks hit out at Mike Dean on Saturday afternoon after the referee sent Gabriel off at Stamford Bridge. The BBC pundit...

Watch: Chelsea's Diego Costa scratches Gabriel

After a scuff with Chelsea striker Diego Costa shortly before half-time, Arsenal defender Gabriel was sent off on Saturday afternoon. The game had been fairly even,...

Gabriel could be key to Arsenal beating Chelsea

Helen Trantum column
Per Mertesacker is close to fitness again, but should he return straight into the Arsenal side? Our German beanpole offers height and anticipation, and of...

The Gabriel stat that has the internet talking

It's safe to say Gabriel is finding his way into the hearts of Gooners the world over. From his no-nonsense approach on the pitch to...

Why we all loved Gabriel smashing Stoke's Arnautovic

We shouldn't like it, but we did. When Gabriel smashed his arm across the face of Stoke's Marko Arnautovic, Gooners the world over smiled. Some...

Wenger admits 'great defender' could replace Mertesacker

Gabriel started in the heart of the Arsenal defence for the third consecutive Premier League game on Saturday's 2-0 defeat of Stoke City. A third...

Predicted XI to face Stoke: Wenger to shock us?

Arsenal predicted lineup
A rare thing, Arsenal saw an international break come and go with no new injury concerns. In fact, with Per Mertesacker returning Arsène Wenger now...

Arsenal man buddies up with Chelsea star while on national duty

Chelsea winger Willian posted a picture of himself and our very own Gabriel while away on national duty for Brazil. Brazil beat the USA on...

Wenger has finally found a new star for his team

Prior to the international break Arsenal centre-half Gabriel gave two impressive showings. Illness and injury ruled Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny out of the Liverpool...

Gabriel on making Brazil squad at expense of PSG defender

This international break sees Brazil face Costa Rica and the USA before players return to club duty, and Gabriel will be hoping to make...

Three Arsenal men make London team of the week

The Evening Standard's team of the week includes three Arsenal players, five from West Ham and three from Crystal Palace. Interestingly, none from Chelsea, fancy...

Arsenal star heading to America

Gabriel tweets about international match against Costa Rica.

Arsenal star pleased with victory over Newcastle

Gabriel happy with the win against Newcastle.

Defensive issues? Predicted XI v Newcastle

The Liverpool game on Monday night saw Arsenal start without Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny, and the same is likely to happen again at St....

Video: Gabriel dominates Liverpool's Benteke

Arsenal didn't look solid at the back against Liverpool on Monday night. The Gunners did, however, manage to keep a clean sheet and Gabriel was...

Arsenal star hails Cech's unbelievable saves against Liverpool

Following a tough 90 minutes against Liverpool on Monday night, Calum Chambers came through with plenty of constructive improvements to take on-board as the...

Incredible Gabriel stat after nine Arsenal appearances

A strong first appearance of the season saw Gabriel claim a clean sheet for Arsenal. The Brazilian defender was brought into the team with both...

New-look defence pleases Bellerín

Arsenal went into Monday night's fixture against Liverpool with a surprising line-up, as defenders Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny were both ruled out. The Gunners...

Spanish club president presents gift to Arsenal players

by Lewis Ambrose After winning the Emirates Cup on Sunday, Santi Cazorla and Gabriel were given gifts by the Villarreal president. The current Arsenal players both used...

Former Arsenal midfielder believes in squad depth

by Lewis Ambrose Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour believes that Arsenal have a fairly deep squad and could be ready to compete for the Premier...

Arsenal's newest defender happy to be in London

by Lewis Ambrose Back in January Arsenal signed Gabriel from Villarreal, but he wasn't able to make much of an impression due to limited opportunities...

Wenger chases Greek defender again

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Greek central defender Kostas Manolas, who is currently plying his trade in the capital of Italy...

Midfielders and defenders have been "extensively scouted"

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal have already signed Petr Čech but, with a month remaining until the Community Shield, it is unlikely that the club have completed...

Arsène Wenger backs new signing to prove himself

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger thinks January signing Gabriel has a huge future at the club, and backs him to become a 'top...

Arsenal 14/15 School Report: The Defenders

As the season wraps up with a 12th FA Cup win and third-place league finish, we look at how the players did over the...

Team news: Kos, Ox, Debuchy, Welbeck updates

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Tuesday morning ahead of their game-in-hand against Sunderland at the Emirates on Wednesday night. The Gunners know that...

Arsenal’s £11.3m new boy: God answered my dreams

Gabriel may not have seen much action on the pitch since his arrival at January but he's more than getting to grips with his...

Arsenal man left out of Copa America squad

Arsenal centre-half Gabriel recently enjoyed his first call-up to the Brazil squad but won't be joining them again in the summer.

Arsenal new boy: I wanted to join a top English club

New centreback Gabriel has been speaking to Arsenal Player about just how much he went through to get where he is today. The Brazilian joined...

Hamstring injuries: Why Arsenal players get them & Swansea forward's return

Bafetimbi Gomis suffered hamstring injury early in the 1-1 draw with Everton on 11th of April and has been reported to be working hard...

Arsenal new boy believes title is real possibility

Since moving to Arsenal from Villareal in January, centreback Gabriel has settled into life in London with ease and is really happy here. The Brazilian...

Koscielny: I don’t have any problems playing with him

Should he be needed for the game against Chelsea, Laurent Koscielny is certain that Gabriel will be ready. Per Mertesacker is rated as 50/50 after...

Injury Update: Defender a doubt for Chelsea game

Per Mertesacker sprained his ankle in Arsenal's FA Cup win over Reading. He was replaced with Gabriel in the match and Arsene Wenger said in his...

Arsenal trio will need permission to play cup final v Aston...

Gabriel, Alexis Sanchez and David Ospina could need special permission to play in the FA Cup final as they are expected to join up with...

Centreback reminds David Seaman of Arsenal legend

This week, ex-Arsenal goalkeeper has paid defender Gabriel the ultimate compliment by comparing the 24-year-old to Arsenal legend Martin Keown and ex-Nottingham Forest centreback Des Walker. Although...

The Arsenal stat no-one is talking about (but should be)

Arsenal have exactly the same record after 31 games this season as they did last...well, not exactly the same.

Alexis Sanchez explains what makes him really happy

Alexis Sanchez started for Chile against Brazil at the Emirates on Sunday but before the match he explained what makes him really happy.

Gabriel's Brazil debut put on hold

Gabriel will have to wait until the weekend at the earliest to make his debut for Brazil.

Gabriel: My father cried when I told him

Arsenal changes lives and that is clearly in evidence with Gabriel ahead of his full international debut for Brazil.

Gabriel: I'm here to try to earn my place with humility

Gabriel has made a good impression since his arrival from Spain in January. Now, the centreback is hoping to do the same with his national team

Gabriel receives first Brazil call-up

Gabriel has been given his first call up to the senior Brazil side ahead of their friendly against Chile in March,

Gabriel replaces Akpom in Arsenal squad but no Rosicky

Arsenal have given the latest team news ahead of their Champions League second leg tie in Monaco.

Photos: Quadruple injury boost for Gunners

Arsenal were boosted by the return to training of three of their senior statesmen and one newbie.

Wenger confirms Ox lay-off plus Jack update

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be out for three-four weeks. The midfielder picked up a hamstring injury against Manchester United and had...

Why Gabriel offered enough to worry Mertesacker

Making his first Premier League start, it was interesting to see how Gabriel Paulista got on. We kept a close eye on him against Everton.

Arsenal employing the Mathieu Flamini school of language learning for Gabriel

Gabriel's lack of English is well documented, so just how Arsenal getting the message through to their new defender?

Gabriel ready to go when needed

Arsenal's new boy is settling in well and he's ready to play should Arsene Wenger need to call on him.

How did Arsenal do in the January transfer window?

For once, January in the transfer market was a calm one for both Arsenal and the fans. Getting their business tied up relatively early and...

Gabriel – I started as an attacker

He arrived to help Arsenal in defence, but Gabriel started life as an attacker - and not a very good one.

How Wenger is building his best ever defence

Arsenal have now got strength in depth at the back and this could well be Arsene Wenger's best defence yet.

Walcott – Gabriel likes to put his foot in

Gabriel has only just arrived at the club but he's already leaving his mark. Read what Theo Walcott and Arsene Wenger have had to say about the Brazilian after he took part in training.

Wenger reveals the key to Gabriel’s signing

Arsene Wenger has explained what convinced him to buy Gabriel from Villarreal and what the Arsenal fans can expect from their new centreback.

Arsenal's new number five and what he has to live up...

Arsenal have handed their new boy, Gabriel, the number five shirt. We take a look at the last four players to wear that shirt.

Gabriel is official - A look at Arsenal's new boy

Arsenal have finally announced the signing of Gabriel from Vilarreal. Here's what you need to know about the club's new Brazilian.