Tag: Ivan Gazidis

Medical complete after Arsenal send letter

Oddly enough, the day after reports emerged that chief executive, Ivan Gazidis, had issued Barcelona with a sternly worded 'hands off' letter regarding their pursuit of Hector Bellerin, the Catalan giants have more or less signed Benfica's Nelson Semedo.

Photo Gallery: See Arsene Wenger’s first press conference in Sydney

Arsene Wenger, Per Mertesacker, Laurent Koscielny and Petr Cech greeted the press in their first press conference of the tour.

Arsenal bring in yet another new 1st team coach

Arsenal have brought in goalkeeping coach Sal Bibbo as the changes to the backroom staff continue.

Arsenal offer contracts to backroom staff despite Gazidis 'change' comments

Arsene Wenger's coaching team will remain unchanged after they agreed new contracts.

Ivan Gazidis heckled as he speaks on on Wenger, fans, transfers...

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Ivan Gazidis engaged fans in a Q&A session last night, where he discussed transfers, Arsene Wenger and unity.

Barcelona could withdraw interest in 22-year-old after Arsenal issue "hands-off" warning

Barcelona have decided a move for Hector Bellerin this summer would be "impossible" after being told by Arsenal that he wasn't for sale.

Seri’s Roma switch highlights Arsenal’s struggle to attract talent to the...

With Roma close to signing Nice's Jean-Michael Seri, questions will be asked why Arsenal have been beaten to a transfer target by a seemingly lesser club.

Arsenal appoint Team Sky chief to work on contract negotiations

The restructuring of Arsenal’s backroom staff continues with the appointment of Team Sky chief Huss Fahmy to handle contract negotiations within the squad.

Arsenal appoint ex-Liverpool Head of Fitness as new Performance Director

Darren Burgess, former Head of Fitness at Liverpool, has been appointed as Arsenal’s Performance Director and will provide a variety of tasks alongside Arsene Wenger.

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.

Arsenal still to appoint Head of Youth Development

Arsenal have yet to appoint a new Head of Youth Development and haven't much much progress, according to latest reports.

Arsenal are assessing candidates for a new “football operations” role

Arsenal are believed to be looking at candidates for a new "football operations" role to assist Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal manager and chief executive were in Nice for this reason

It turns out that mortal enemies Arsene Wenger and Ivan Gazidis weren't actually in Nice last week to sign Monaco's Kylian Mbappe, they were there for Alexandre Lacazette.

Wenger and Gazidis spotted in France – where and why?

Arsene Wenger and chief executive Ivan Gazidis were pictured in France over the weekend.

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.

Gazidis offers strong Wenger backing after reports of rift

Ivan Gazidis has explained the extend of Arsenal's ambition after handing Arsene Wenger a new two-year deal.

Ivan Gazidis email to staff after Wenger signs new deal

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Ivan Gazidis sent an email to Arsenal staff following Wenger's new contract.

Ivan Gazidis explains what took Arsenal so long over Wenger's contract

Arsenal Chief Executive Ivan Gazidis spoke with the club's official website after manager Arsene Wenger signed new two-year contract.

Kroenke wants to keep Gazidis happy as well as Wenger

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Stan Kroenke wishes to keep Ivan Gazidis at the club despite ongoing friction with Arsene Wenger.

Arsene Wenger to fight board on proposed changes

Arsene Wenger will fight any proposed changes to the way he runs the club when he meets with the board this week.

Arsenal make two big decisions in the wake of the Manchester...

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With the nation’s security threat placed at critical, Arsenal have cancelled the screening of the FA Cup final at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, and the London club won’t hold a victory parade if the win the trophy.

Which chief executive could be set for a £5.5m windfall this...

Ivan Gazidis could be set to receive a massive £5.5m payout if he leaves Arsenal this summer.

Gazidis gives wishywashy answer to fans Europa League pricing request

Arsenal's chief executive Ivan Gazidis has insisted that Arsenal will 'move quickly' to confirm the club's ticket pricing plan, if the Gunners finish in a UEFA Europa League place ahead of next season's competition.

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.

Wenger and board meet & decide 5 areas for improvement

Arsene Wenger and Ivan Gazidis reportedly had a meeting in April in which the manager highlighted five key areas that Arsenal need to improve.

Arsenal to offer Wenger power-structure reassurances

Arsenal have apparently told Arsene Wenger that he can remain in charge of the Gunners for two more years if he accepts that he has to relinquish some of his power.

Dick Law reveals Arsene Wenger’s actual job

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

Is Arsenal chief leaking to the press again?

Many believe that Ivan Gazidis has been briefing the press again following Arsene Wenger's anti-Director of Football comments.

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...

Gazidis set to stay and oversee Wenger’s departure

According to a report in the Daily Star, Arsenal chief executive, Ivan Gazidis, is prepared to stay and help ease the club's transition when...

Episode 91: We can’t do optimism: Middlesbrough, new formations, Manchester City...

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In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Stephen and Sylvain to pore over the win at Middlesbrough: 3 at the back? Walcott on the naughty step? Will we see the same against Man City at Wembley?

Mirror’s latest Arsenal board/Wenger/Henry story stinks

Arsene Wenger is blocking the return of Thierry Henry according to a story in the Mirror which absolutely stinks of agenda.

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...

Ivan Gazidis briefs Mirror again with whopping £200m warchest story

The Mirror ran a story today (12 April) that Arsenal are planning to splurge a whopping £200m this summer.

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.

Why Arsenal need to get their act together and make an...

Whatever is going on behind the scenes, Arsenal need to announce the outcome as an ever increasing matter of urgency, because until then the fans,...

Ivan Gazidis staying at Arsenal even though no-one knew he was...

Ivan Gazidis will not be quitting Arsenal this summer after it was apparently rumoured that he was thinking of quitting at the club to head back to America.

Arsenal AGM takes place – The highlights

Arsene Wenger, Stan Kroenke, Ivan Gazidis and Sir Chips Keswick all met with Arsenal members on Monday morning as the AGM took place.

Arsenal chief vague over Wenger future

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Ivan Gazidis was eager to point out that Arsenal Football Club isn't Arsene Wenger while at the Vatican conference on faith and sport.

Arsenal man becomes second highest paid behind Manchester United counterpart

Ivan Gazidis has become the second highest paid football executive in the Premier League behind Manchester United's Ed Woodward.

‘We want to make a difference’ Arsenal set to donate £1m...

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£1m of the proceedings raised by Arsenal Legends v Milan Glorie on Saturday is set to go towards building football pitches in London, Jordan and Somalia in order to show the children there that we, as a club, care about them.

Long read: Wenger has two weeks to save Arsenal

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

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...

Thursday Arsenal recap – Midfielder deal done, defender deal off +...

It was relatively quiet in the land of Arsenal on Thursday but we still managed to find a few little tidbits which are almost actual news.

Arsenal need to win trophies this season – Gazidis

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

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

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

Saturday recap: Mahrez, Lacazette, Bacca, Adams, Alexis + more

It seems like a weekend isn’t complete these days without some sort of crazy transfer speculation. Here's the latest.

Arsenal chief executive gives fans more reason to be angry

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As the new season approaches and pre-season gets underway, most Arsenal fans have one massive eye on the transfer window as they hope to see the club land a massive striker signing

Wenger '..we will spend the big money,' randomly mentions major Manchester...

Arsene Wenger has moved to calm fans after they got a little angry with Ivan Gazidis’s recent comments that indicated there wouldn’t be much more spending this summer.

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

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

Fans frustrated as Arsenal chief sets sights on French second division

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

Why Southampton man's move to Everton impacts Arsenal

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

Why Arsenal man almost breaking his hand is a good thing

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

Arsenal chairman hints at new Wenger contract

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

Arsenal chief welcomes gay footballers to remain ‘competitive’

Arsenal's chief, Ivan Gazidis, recently spoke about the future of gay footballers. Arsenal is one of the only Premier League clubs to truly embrace the...

Graphic: How efficient have Arsenal really been in transfer market compared...

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During the Annual General Meeting this week, Ivan Gazidis reaffirmed that Arsène Wenger makes all the transfer decisions and has an outstanding record. Many would...

Arsenal right to snub further big signings to invest in youth...

With Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United all having deeper pockets than Arsenal, we need to use our resources more intelligently to get the...

Wenger and Gazidis insist work is done on ticket prices

With the BBC releasing another 'price of football' survey and Bayern Munich fans planning to boycott the opening minutes of Tuesday's Champions League clash,...

Why Ivan Gazidis is right to defend Arsenal's transfer policy

Thursday's AGM, as predictably as a Champions League collapse at the Emirates Stadium, saw Ivan Gazidis answer questions about the club's transfer policy. Even less surprisingly,...

Arsenal financials reveal £200m in reserve

Arsenal's financial records have been released and they show that the club have almost £200m in cash reserves (£193.1m). SPEND ALL THE MONIES! Except that's really...

Latest financial results show £193m in Arsenal cash reserves

Arsenal's financial results for 2014/15 have been released, and they look good. People will no doubt be miffed at the club having a great deal...

Bayern Munich chief executive jealous of Arsenal

The transfer window saw Premier League clubs spend an incredible £160m on Bundesliga talents, but not one was signed from German giants Bayern Munich. The Bavarians...

The mismanagement of Liverpool and lessons to learn from Arsenal

The season is young, the weather is still warm and the transfer window hangs like a stormy cloud over most clubs' affairs, but Arsenal...

Chief executive defends Wenger and praises Arsenal

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has taken plenty of criticism since arriving at the club back in 2008 but is happy the...

Arsenal chief insists Wenger is going nowhere for a long time

by Nia Griffiths Arsenal chief executive, Ivan Gazidis, has insisted that not only is Arsene Wenger in fine health, but the hunger and passion for...

The FA screw Arsenal fans yet again

by Lewis Ambrose It's all well and good providing sponsors and the 'football family' with tickets to a game, but The FA are taking the...

Arsenal chief: Don't pay attention to transfer gossip

by Nia Griffiths At the Puma kit launch, Ivan Gazidis had a wander amongst the fans and had a brief chat with Arsenal Fan TV...

Gazidis on Arsenal's true ambition

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has said that the ultimate aim of the club is more than just winning, it's to make the fans proud.

Ivan Gazidis kicks off Kick It Out conference at Emirates

'Raise your Game', part of the Kick It Out organisation's campaign to rid football of racism and discrimination, opened at the Emirates on Tuesday. Kick...

Arsenal chief not a happy chappy

Ivan Gazidis is not happy that Arsenal are only second in the league and believes FFP will make things more competitive.

Video – Ivan Gazidis talks Gedion Zelalem

Ivan Gazidis gave an interview to Sports Illustrated last week and the Arsenal chief executive was, naturally, quizzed about Gedion Zelalem. Watch the interview here.

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.