Tag: Joe Willock

Will he ever learn?: Player ratings v Newcastle United

Arsenal slipped to yet another embarrassing away defeat to opposition they should be beating easily on Sunday, as Newcastle ran out 2-1 victors at St. James Park.

Wenger planning 'bright future' for 3 Arsenal youngsters says one of...

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 08: Reiss Nelson of Arsenal and Dusan Tadic of Southampton battle for possession during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on April 8, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Reiss Nelson says Arsene Wenger is planning a 'bright future' for him, Eddie Nketiah and Joe Willock, as the academy trio continue to edge closer to the first team.

6 academy players who deserve opportunities in remaining Premier League games

With eight games to play, Arsenal really don't have much to aim for in the Premier League, so it's a great opportunity to give young players opportunities and experience.

Comprehensive fixture list for Arsenal players this international break

It's time for another international break and two weeks away from club football, so to help you cope here's the fixture list for all the Arsenal players called up.

5 Arsenal youngsters called up for England

Five Arsenal youngsters have received England call ups for the next round of youth international fixtures, as the club's academy continues to go from strength to strength.

Arsenal youngsters squeeze past Dinamo Zagreb as exciting midfielder grabs late...

Arsenal's u23s beat Dinamo Zagreb's 2-1 in the Premier League International Cup on Saturday.

Arsenal's first team problems have punished 4 academy prospects

Charlie Nicholas thinks Arsenal's youth players are being punished for the first-team's failures, and I can't say I disagree with him.

He pointed at others to do it instead: Brutal Arsenal player...

Arsenal suffered a poor 2-1 defeat to Östersunds FK on Thursday night, which was disappointing despite the aggregate result putting the club in the next round.

2 surprise starts: Arsenal Predicted 4-3-3 line up vs Östersunds FK

Arsenal play Östersunds FK in the second leg of their round-of-32 tie on Thursday night, and with a cup final at the weekend, you can expect changes to the starting lineup.

Arsenal youngsters snubbed

The CIES Football Observatory haven't named any Arsenal players on their list of the 50 most promising u20 prospects in Europe.

'Delighted' Arsenal 18-year-old bags brilliant hat-trick of assists against Everton

Joe Willock says he's happy to get a hat-trick of assists, after Arsenal's u23s brushed Everton aside in a 4-0 win.

Arsenal youngsters thrash Everton with superb hattrick from fan favourite

Arsenal's u23s breezed past Everton 4-0 to cut the gap at the top of the table to just one point on Monday.

UEFA pick 50 young players to watch – how many from...

The official UEFA website picked their 50 young players to watch in 2018, and not one of them plays for Arsenal.

Another Arsenal injury could open Maitland-Niles midfield door but won't

Ainsley Maitland-Niles needs a chance in midfield, but may be needed at full back more on Sunday.

The Arsenal youngsters who could leave in January

Arsène Wenger admitted he expects Arsenal to be busy with loans this January. But which players could the Gunners give temporary moves away to?

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal one of few teams to do this

Arsene Wenger has defended Arsenal's record for playing academy graduates, and says he wants to keep giving young players a chance.

Promising futures: The young Gunners helping Arsenal to silverware

Arsenal's young Gunners delivered impressive showings in the Carabao Cup, helping the team progress to the semi-finals and to the cusp of some silverware.

Arsene Wenger names which Arsenal players are "a very exciting bunch"

Arsene Wenger has praised Arsenal's young talent and has stressed the need to give them chances in the first team. 

7 young players train with Arsenal first team ahead of West...

Arsenal included seven academy players in first-team training on Monday, ahead of the Gunners' League Cup quarter-final against West Ham United.

Exciting young midfielder believes Arsenal can close gap on Liverpool

Joe Willock believes that the u23 side can win the Premier League 2 title this season.

Disallowed goal and impressive performance in goal sees Young Guns draw...

Arsenal's u23s' second match of the Premier League International Cup ended in a 0-0 draw against Reading.

Watch: Clinical Nketiah scores again as Dragomir brace helps Arsenal thrash...

Arsenal's u23s returned to winning ways with a 3-0 victory over West Ham, after a number of the more experienced options returned to the line up.

Arsene Wenger made one thing abundantly clear in his press conference

Arsene Wenger wants to see a strong performance from his second choice eleven against Cologne, and won't accept anything less.

11 changes: Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3 lineup v FC Köln

Arsenal travel to the RheinEnergieStadion to face German side FC Köln in the Europa League, knowing a draw will ensure of their place in the last-32 as group-winners.

Arsenal youngsters rewarded as 7 get England call

Arsenal have a total of seven players called up for England duty at various youth levels, as the young Gunners benefit from their recent senior match experiences.

How Arsenal are ruining their Europa League proving ground and stifling...

After drawing 0-0 at home to Red Star Belgrade on Thursday night, Arsenal have secured qualification to the knockout stages of the Europa League with two games to spare, and did so without risking any of their big names players in the process. Job done, right?

Arsenal announce exciting midfielder contract deal agreed

Joe Willock has put pen to paper on a new, long-term deal with Arsenal.

Exciting Arsenal trio rewarded with international callups

Joe Willock, Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah have all been given England u19 call-ups.

Highlights: Arsenal u23s rescue point at Chelsea

Arsenal u23s came from behind to earn a point away to Chelsea.

Young star grabs dramatic late point for Arsenal against Chelsea

Joe Willock scored a late equaliser for Arsenal u23s as they drew 2-2 with Chelsea.

Pundit claims Arsenal fans would rather see these 2 youngsters instead...

Matt Le Tissier thinks Arsenal fans would rather see youngsters like Reiss Nelson and Joe Willock given a chance in the league over the likes of Granit Xhaka and Mesut Özil.

This Arsenal teenager could be the solution to Arsene Wenger's midfield...

Joe Willock put in another mature display against Red Star Belgrade on Thursday night leading some to question whether he's the midfielder Arsenal have needed.

Three Arsenal youngsters set to join first-team for Europa League clash

Joe Willock, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Reiss Nelson all look set to feature in Arsenal's Europa League match on Thursday, after the trio trained with the first-team.

Jeff Reine-Adelaide names which Arsenal player is a role model for...

Jeff Reine-Adelaide says all the Arsenal players can improve by watching Alexis Sanchez.

Arsenal youngsters aim to bounceback just like the seniors: Sunderland preview

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Arsenal u23s continue their season against Sunderland on Monday night.

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s record-breaking September

Now that the September matches have drawn to a close, we're taking a look back at the month and what we can learn from it.

Arsene Wenger tells these young Arsenal players what they need to...

Arsène Wenger says that young players need to take their chances when given first-team football for Arsenal, ahead of tonight's Europa League meeting with BATE Borisov.

These are the 10 Arsenal players looking to impress in tonight's...

Arsenal have taken a number of youngsters to Belarus for tonight's European encounter with BATE Borisov, with Arsene Wenger rotating the side ahead of a fixture pile-up.

These are the Arsenal players expected to feature in Thursday's Europa...

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Arsenal look to be taking a young squad to Belarus for Thursday's Europa League meeting with BATE Borisov.

These seven players could feature for Arsenal in Thursday's Europa League...

Seven youngsters seem set to travel to Belarus to feature in Arsenal's Europa League match against BATE Borisov on Thursday.

Per Mertesacker says the Arsenal academy has these two qualities

Per Mertesacker believes that the Arsenal youth coming through the academy have great potential and are of a high quality.

Do Arsenal really have a good record for bringing through young...

After Arsenal's first League Cup match of the season against Doncaster Rovers, we're looking at whether the Gunners really do have such a good record bringing through youth.

Arsene Wenger explains what these three Arsenal players have learned from...

Reiss Nelson, Joe Willock and Josh Dasilva all featured for Arsenal on Wednesday night, and Arsene Wenger believes they've learned about the intensity of senior football and how there's no room for error.

Arsene Wenger says these Arsenal players are among the best he's...

Arsène Wenger claims that his current set of young players are among some of the best he's had in his 21 years at Arsenal.

Arsenal 18-year-old "ready to grab my chance" if selected to face...

Arsenal's young midfielder Joe Willock says he's ready to take his chance if he features against Doncaster Rovers in the Carabao Cup tonight.

Video: Alexis Sanchez shakes hands of Arsenal's youth players at training

Alexis Sanchez made a point to shake the hands of all of the youth players involved in first-team training as he arrived at London Colney.

Pictures: Arsenal first-team’s official photoshoot for 2017/18

Arsenal have had their first-team photos taken for the 2017/18 season, which included three junior Gunners who won a competition to also feature in the shoot.

These five Arsenal wonderkids could be the future of the club

With Arsenal's finances dictating them from making a marquee signing, they'll be forced to look to the academy for inspiration. And there are five players who could well be the future of the club.

Arsenal international roundup: Young Gun bags hat-trick, Ozil assists and 26-year-old...

Several Arsenal players were in action for their respective countries on Friday 1 September; here's how they got on.

These three Arsenal players could feature tonight against Manchester City

Arsenal U23s take on Manchester City U23s at the Emirates Stadium tonight in the Premier League 2.

Arsenal trio promoted to first team

Arsenal have promoted Reiss Nelson, Joe Willock and Cohen Bramall to their first team.

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.

Every Arsenal story you might have missed this weekend

Arsenal’s pursuit for Thomas Lemar and Alexis’ sickness dominated news, coupled with a potential £126m loss for the Gunners. Arsenal also picked up a piece of silverware.

Mesut Ozil praises former Arsenal youngster Chris Willock

Mesut Ozil has praised former Arsenal winger Chris Willock ahead of tomorrow's friendly against Benfica.

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.

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.

Which of Arsenal’s youth players will step up to the first...

One of the more exciting parts of pre-season every year, for me at least, is seeing youth players get a chance to show what they can do against senior sides.

Exciting Arsenal youngster has no issue being played out of position...

Young attacker Reiss Nelson gave his verdict after Arsenal's 2-0 victory over Sydney FC yesterday.

Star in the making, worrying Walcott & more things we learned...

Arsenal made a winning start to pre-season earlier today. Here's some of the things we learned.

Pictures: Arsenal travel to Sydney’s Taronga Zoo

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Arsenal have kicked off their pre-season tour with a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo.

Arsenal midfielder set to stay

It's increasingly likely that Joe Willock will remain an Arsenal player ahead of the new campaign.

Arsenal winger closes in on deal that will anger fans

Arsenal's highly-rated winger Chris Willock looks set to join Portuguese giants Benfica this summer on a permanent deal.

Arsenal’s best academy goals of 2016/17

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

Goals galore in Young Guns' final league fixture v West Ham

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Goals from Donyell Malen, Joe Willock and Daniel Ballard were not enough for Arsenal u18s to finish their season with a home victory over London rivals West Ham.

u18s report: Chelsea deny Arsenal league title win

Arsenal u18s' title aspirations have been left hanging by a thread as they suffered a 3-1 away defeat against Chelsea on Tuesday afternoon.

Substitutions cost Arsenal’s u23s as Manchester United stage 2nd half comeback

First-half goals from Reiss Nelson and Edward Nketiah were not enough to give Arsenal u23s a winning finish to their league campaign as United clawed back two goals to salvage a draw.

Willock scores brace against Manchester United but golascorer still to agree...

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Joe Willock's brace and a late strike from substitute Yassin Fortune helped Arsenal u18s beat Manchester United with a comfortable 3-0 victory on Wednesday.

U18 report: Dragomir influential as Arsenal snatch point against Reading

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Vlad Dragomir proved pivotal with two assists that ensured Arsenal u18s drew with Reading in their first Merit Group fixture.

Starlets shine as Arsenal u18s draw against Chelsea - report

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Edward Nketiah continued his red-hot goalscoring form with his 10th goal at u18 level this season while Joe Willock equalised from the penalty spot shortly afterwards.

Arsenal youngsters thrashed by Reading, Willock sees red, West Ham go...

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Kwame Ampadu's side were comprehensively beaten 5-1 away at Reading, and finished the match with ten men after a late dismissal to compound their misery even further.

Arsenal confirm deals for 14 talented youngsters

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal have confirmed the signings of 14 youth players, with three signing young professional contracts. Eight of the players involved have come through...