Tag: Lucas Perez
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.
Lucas Perez and Chuba Akpom both scored this weekend, but only six of Arsenal's 15 loanees featured for their current clubs.
Lucas Perez's agent told Spanish media his client's return to Deportivo wasn't the best decision, after the 29-year-old was jeered by his own fans at the weekend.
Lucas Perez provided an assist but added another game to his goal drought, as seven Arsenal loanees featured over the weekend.
Lucas Perez hasn’t scored a goal since 19 November and the Spaniard, who’s currently on loan at his former club Deportivo, is getting frustrated.
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.
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.
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.
Chuba Akpom scored the winner against Anderlecht and Lucas Perez's goal drought grew longer as Arsenal's loanees endured a mixed weekend.
Arsenal fans want Eddie Nketiah to start against Östersunds FK on Thursday, after the news about Alexandre Lacazette's injury.
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.
Alexandre Lacazette is having a rough time at the moment with Arsenal, particularly after his wasted chances in the North London derby. Is it poor form or the curse of the number nine shirt?
Vandals wrote a message in graffiti on Lucas Perez's wall, except, it turns out the player doesn't even live there anymore, according to his old neighbour's amusing response.
Julio Pleguezuelo and Chuba Akpom made debuts for their new loan clubs over the weekend, as only two loanees played from start to finish.
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.
Stephy Mavididi scored again while Lucas Perez and Marc Bola both provided assists in an encouraging weekend for Arsenal's loanees.
With three of Arsenal's attacking options potentially heading for the exit this month, will the Gunners consider bringing Lucas Perez back from his loan spell at Deportivo?
Emi Martinez started consecutive games for the first time this season, and Tafari Moore featured for his new loan club.
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.
Arsene Wenger hasn't given up on Lucas Perez, and could recall the Spaniard from his loan at Deportivo should he lose Theo Walcott and Alexis Sanchez this month.
Arsène Wenger is as non-committal as usual on the prospect of Arsenal making a signing in January, but if they do, what shirt numbers could the new player take?
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.
Lucas Perez has been starting beef with Deportivo La Coruna's rival club Celta Vigo ahead of the Galician derby.
Lucas Perez and Takuma Asano were the only Arsenal loanees to feature over the weekend, and both were involved in games they'd prefer to forget.
Takuma Asano largely endured an afternoon to forget, while Lucas Perez became the second Arsenal loanee to reach 1,000 minutes of playing time this season.
Deportivo la Coruna are looking to buy both David Ospina and Lucas Perez permanently next summer, according to reports in Spain.
Stephy Mavididi missed out on Preston North End's match through injury, but Takuma Asano and Lucas Perez both featured at the weekend.
Lucas Perez was in action for Deportivo and got on the scoresheet. Stephy Mavididi was given a rare start and Takuma Asano also featured. The rest were on the bench or left out entirely.
It was a quiet couple of days for the Arsenal loanees this weekend, as many clubs took time off for the international break.
While Arsenal are struggling to find goals from the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Özil and Alex Iwobi, Lucas Perez is scoring for fun on loan at Deportivo.
Just three of Arsenal's nine loanees were involved over the weekend, as many continue to struggle with game-time or injuries. None of them were on the winning side either.
Lucas Perez, Takuma Asano and Kelechi Nwakali all started their matches on Saturday, whilst a few other loanees missed out.
Arsenal's loanees continued to struggle in the latest round of games around Europe.
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.
Joel Campbell contributed three goals in 13 minutes off the bench for Real Betis, while Lucas Perez and Kelechi Nwakali featured as late substitutes in their respective games.
Olympique Marseille are still interested in signing Arsenal striker Lucas Perez, according to latest reports.
Lucas Perez has apparently suffered a thigh injury while on loan at his former club, Deportivo.
Marseille are reportedly still keen on signing Lucas Perez next summer.
Lucas Perez scored as none of the Arsenal loanees making appearances were on the losing side this weekend.
Arsenal's financial results for the last full year have been leaked on social media, showing the Gunners increasing their football turnover to £422.8m.
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.
Marc Bola, Takuma Asano, Kelechi Nwakali and Lucas Perez all featured for their clubs last weekend.
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's Kelechi Nwakali scored for VVV-Venlo, while Lucas Perez returned for his former club and Takuma Asano also featured.
Arsenal wanted to sell more than eight players this summer to free up space on the wage bill, in addition to clearing their bloated first-team.
David Ornstein claims that Arsenal were planning on keeping Lucas Perez and selling Olivier Giroud this summer.
In addition to Arsenal's loanees getting game time for their respective clubs, there was also a lot of movement in the last few days of the transfer window.
Lucas Perez delivers a classy farewell message to Arsenal fans despite probably having every reason to feel bitter following his loan move to Deportivo La Coruna.
Lucas Perez thanks the fans, teammates and Arsenal staff following his loan move back to former club, Deportivo, but neglects to mention Arsene Wenger.
Lucas Perez claims that Arsenal didn't want him to move back to Deportivo on deadline day but he was keen to return.
Lucas Perez is delighted to have returned to Deportivo La Caruna.
With the deadline now passed, we're going to bring you Arsenal's deadline day, as summed up by David Ornstein.
Arsenal forward Lucas Perez has re-joined former side Deportivo La Coruna, the club has confirmed.
According to latest reports, Arsenal striker Lucas Perez is on his way to Deportivo La Coruna, with a loan deal being mooted.
Lucas Perez appears to finally be close to a return to Deportivo, with Arsenal resigned to losing him on loan.
According to reports in Spain, Levante are now interested in buying Lucas Perez, with Deportivo talks still stalling.
Lucas Perez could end up staying at Arsenal as a deal with Deportivo continues to stall.
Kieran Gibbs is apparently going to lead an 'exodus' from Arsenal before the end of the window, according to The Sunday Telegraph.
The Lucas Perez situation has taken another twist, with Levante reportedly now making a loan bid for the player.
Arsenal striker Lucas Perez should complete a £14m move to Deportivo La Coruna before the end of the summer transfer window, according to reports.
As many as seven clubs around Europe are reported to have lodged a bid for Arsenal striker Lucas Perez this summer, and this video may explain why.
Everton look set to miss out on Lucas Perez for the second summer transfer window in a row, as the Spaniard seems set to rejoin Deportivo La Coruna.
Deportivo's manager, Pepe Mel, is confident that club president, Tino Fernandez, will manage to sign Lucas Perez from Arsenal, or a similar player, this summer.
Arsène Wenger has stressed that Arsenal need to lose some players before they buy, with the Gunners recently loaning two more players out of the club and selling a youth midfielder.
Arsenal forward Lucas Perez reportedly has seven clubs interested in his signature this summer, with the Gunners keen to trim the squad before the transfer window closes.
Arsene Wenger has reiterated the need to sell players following Arsenal's 1-0 defeat at Stoke.
Arsenal negotiator Dick Law has held talks with Deportivo about Lucas Perez.
Dick Law spent Thursday in talks over the transfer of Lucas Perez to Deportivo, according to reports.
Lucas Perez's agent has reportedly held a meeting with Arsene Wenger and Dick Law over a return to Deportivo.
Newcastle's strict wage cap has prevented them from signing Kieran Gibbs and Lucas Perez.
Arsene Wenger says he has "opened the door" for Lucas Perez to leave Arsenal this summer, despite reports suggesting the Gunners won't lower the demands to push through a deal.
Burnley's pursuit of Deportivo striker Florian Andone could affect Arsenal's sale of Lucas Perez.
Lucas Perez's agent, Rodrigo Fernandez Lovelle, has revealed Arsenal have rejected bids for €9.10m and €10.9m from Deportivo La Coruna.
Arsenal may be forced to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain due to their failure to offload the deadwood this summer.
Deportivo La Coruna president Tino Fernández has reportedly flown into London to try and conclude a deal for Arsenal striker Lucas Perez.
Arsenal have hinted at an exit for Spanish forward Lucas Perez with a post on Instagram.
Deportivo have reportedly made an improved bid for Arsenal forward Lucas Perez, offering £12.7m after being unsuccessful in previous attempts.
Lucas Perez's agent is frustrated with Arsenal's refusal to budge over the forward's asking price.
Lucas Perez’s agent thinks that Arsenal should accept Deportivo’s offer for the Spaniard.
Newcastle have reportedly approached Arsenal over signing Lucas Perez and Jack Wilshere.
Arsenal have reportedly switched their transfer focus away from trying to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco to offloading unwanted players already at the club.
Arsenal are reportedly demanding up to £20m for Lucas Perez.
Arsene Wenger believes that selling Arsenal's deadwood this summer will help improve the 'mental climate' at the club.
Deportivo are reportedly looking increasingly likely to re-sign Lucas Perez this summer and Rafa Benitez is said to be pretty miffed.
Deportivo La Coruna are still interested in signing Arsenal's Lucas Perez, but admit that time is running out with the transfer window closing in less than three weeks.
Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has joked about talking to Arsene Wenger about Lucas Perez in a recent meeting.
Arsenal could sell up to eight more players from the first-team squad before they bring in any more new signings this summer.
The agent of Lucas Perez has accused Arsenal of pricing his client out of a move, following reports that the Gunners aren't budging on their asking price.
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has admitted that he is interested in Arsenal forward Lucas Perez.
Lucas Perez's agent has denied that the forward is in talks with Roma over a move to Serie A this summer.
AS Roma have become the latest club to be linked to departing striker Lucas Perez, according to reports.
Lucas Perez's agent, Rodrigo Fernandez Lovelle, is reportedly in Istanbul at the moment in order to completely his client's move to Fenerbahce.
Rafa Benitez claims that Newcastle are working on a 'breakthrough' in their pursuit of Lucas Perez.
Lucas Perez has reportedly handed in a formal transfer request just hours after Arsene Wenger confirmed that the forward would be leaving Arsenal this summer, just one year after he signed from Deportivo.
Charlie Nicholas has said that Arsenal must follow Chelsea's example and reduce their squad size.
Lucas Perez's agent has said there is plenty of interest in the forward from all around Europe.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Lucas Perez will be leaving the club, admitting the increased competition in attack means he can’t promise the Spaniard game time.
Arsene Wenger has reportedly apologised to Lucas Perez for giving away his shirt number without consulting him.
Lucas Perez would be willing to join Newcastle should they make an offer.
Arsenal’s attempted summer clear-out has been hampered by their players refusing to accept less money elsewhere.
Newcastle United are interested in signing Lucas Perez and can meet his asking price, but Deportivo are the ideal destination for the want-away attacker without the funds to sign him.
Arsene Wenger has hinted that Lucas Perez could play for Arsenal next season.
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.
Deportivo made a bid for Lucas Perez last week as player and agent reportedly wait for Arsenal's response.
Reiss Nelson and Joe Willock have continued to train with Arsenal's first team ahead of the Emirates Cup this weekend.
Lucas Perez's agent has reportedly flown to London to encourage Arsenal to allow his client to leave.
Lucas Perez's agent Rodrigo Fernandez believes Deportivo have made the best offer to Arsenal and is frustrated there still hasn't been any agreement with the La Liga side.
Arsenal’s Lucas Perez is a target for former club Deportivo, but the Spaniards can’t afford to meet his asking price.
With Lucas' departure from Arsenal edging closer, it's time to reflect on a purchase that didn't go to plan.
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Lucas Perez has expressed his unhappiness at Arsenal's treatment of him.
Lucas Perez has reportedly been offered a 10-year deal with Deportivo La Coruna, as speculation around the Spaniard's future continues to increase.
With Arsenal's Lucas Perez set to leave this summer after a failed debut season in the Premier League, why did the Gunners sign him?
Deportivo have offered Lucas Perez a 10-year contract to try and tempt the forward back home.
Fenerbahce are still optimistic that they can seal a deal for Lucas Perez despite not being the Spaniard’s first choice.
Arsenal are reportedly going to sell five players this summer in order to revamp their squad.
Fenerbahce are hoping to conduct negotiations with Arsenal for Lucas Perez within the next seven days.
Talks with Fenerbahce for the transfer of Arsenal's Lucas Perez are heading for a conclusion, according to reports.
Arsenal's Lucas Perez won't be sold for less than £10.6m, according to his agent, who has been speaking to the Spanish media.
Arsenal will sell up to five players this summer to fund a big-money move for Monaco’s Thomas Lemar, according to latest reports.
The agent of Lucas Perez has said that a move to Fenerbahce is looking unlikely this summer.
Lacazette will be Arsenal's new number nine for 2017/18, but is the number cursed? We're taking a look at the other Arsenal number nines in the Premier League era.
Fenerbahce are set for talks with Arsenal over a possible loan for Lucas Perez.
Lucas Perez has been linked with three clubs as he seems to move closer to an exit from North London.
Real Betis are reportedly interested in taking Lucas Perez on loan but Arsenal only want to sell.
Deportivo La Coruna President Tino Fernandez has stated that it would be difficult to bring Lucas Perez back to the Estadio Riazor.
It looks almost certain that Lucas Perez will be leaving the club this summer after a season of limited opportunities.
Arsenal are reportedly only asking for £12.4m for Lucas Perez.
Arsenal have announced their 25-man squad for the tours of Australia and China. What does it tell us about who could stay and who could leave the club this summer?
Fenerbahce are reportedly getting serious in their pursuit of Lucas Perez... again.
Arsenal forward Lucas Perez has been left out of the club’s 25-man squad for a two-week pre-season tour, igniting rumours that he’ll be leaving this summer.
Lucas Perez is reportedly staying in London while the rest of the Arsenal squad fly to Australia for their pre-season tour.
Deportivo manager Pepe Mel has admitted defeat in his pursuit for Arsenal’s Lucas Perez, with the Gunners refusing to lower their asking price.
How do Alexandre Lacazette's wages stack up against his new Arsenal teammates'?
Deportivo La Caruna president Tino Fernandez believes Lucas Perez will return to the club, either this summer or next.
Arsenal are willing to allow Lucas Perez to leave this summer, with a number of La Liga clubs reportedly interested in his signature.
Did you know there are 20 players who have only scored one Premier League goal for Arsenal?
Sampdoria forward Luis Muriel, a player Arsenal nearly signed years ago, looks set to join Sevilla this summer, in a move that could transform his career.
With the news that Arsenal appear to be serious about signing Alexandre Lacazette and the move being seemingly up for discussion with Lyon, it's fair to say that there's at least a chance that we could see the striker in red and white next season.
Apparently there are 16 players Arsenal fans want out of their club.
Arsenal appear to be closing in on a signing Alexandre Lacazette but will he get the number 9 shirt and, more importantly, can he break its curse?
Lucas Perez, Kieran Gibbs and Wojciech Szczesny are reportedly worried about being priced out of permanent moves this summer.
With Arsenal's Lucas Perez set to return to Spain this summer after a failed debut season in the Premier League, why did the Gunners sign him?
Malaga striker Sandro Ramirez is on the verge of completing a move to Everton.
Arsenal have been heavily criticised in recent years for a lack of big moves in the transfer market. Perhaps it's not much of a surprise then, that eight of their top 10 all-time most expensive signings have been completed in the last five seasons.
Lucas Perez is expected to leave Arsenal this summer amid interest from Sevilla and is agent has delivered another update.
Lucas Perez has been linked with a move back to La Liga, with Deportivo La Caruna and Sevilla the most interested.
Levante have reportedly pulled out of a deal to sign Lucas Perez this summer.
Lucas Perez is unhappy with the treatment from Arsene Wenger and is set to leave the club after just one season, this we know.
Arsenal are looking to sell several players this summer to reduce the size of their squad.
Lucas Perez is reportedly edging closer to a move to Fenerbahce just one season after he signed for Arsenal.
With the 2016/17 season having come to a close, it's time to look at which Arsenal players were the most influential over the course of the campaign, as well as those who left a lot to be desired.
Lucas Perez is on the verge of a move away from the Emirates this summer with a reported transfer fee of £13m being discussed as an acceptable figure for the Spanish forward.
Apparently there are 16 players Arsenal fans want out of their club.
According to recent reports, Arsenal are preparing to use Lucas Perez as a sweetener in attempts to sign Malaga striker Sandro Ramirez.
Arsenal forward Lucas Perez is reportedly set to leave the side this summer after manager Arsene Wenger extended his deal to stay at the Emirates.
Sevilla are reportedly looking to Arsenal’s Lucas Perez to bolster their attack this summer, a year after the Spanish La Liga side lost out to the Gunners when he was on his way out of Deportivo.
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Arsène Wenger spent almost £100m on transfers last summer and with the campaign finally over, it's time to rate his acquisitions.
Fenerbahce plan to move for Aston Villa forward, Jonathan Kodjia, if they fail to sign Lucas Perez this summer.
Arsenal's versatile forward Lucas Perez could be set for a permanent move away from north London with Fenerbahce frontrunners to sign him, if reports are to be believed.
Lucas Perez's agent, Rodrigo Fernandez Lovelle, has confirmed that the forward's former team, Deportivo, has first option to buy back the player if he decides to leave Arsenal this summer.
The Daily Star produced an article entitled "The 27 worst signings to (dis)grace the Premier League this season," and, they've included both Lucas Perez and Jack Wilshere.
It appears that Lucas Perez has allegedly been nursing a 'hip disability', which is why he cost Arsenal just £17m last summer.
Lucas Perez has said that Arda Turan's arrival at north London would be "very welcome", with speculation running rampant over the Turkey international's future.
There are reportedly four clubs waiting in the wings to ride in on their white horses and rescue Lucas Perez from his horrific experience at Arsenal.
There are reportedly four clubs waiting in the wings to ride in on their white horses and rescue Lucas Perez from his horrific experience at Arsenal.
Arsenal remain fifth in the Injury League table, with Southampton, who they face in the league on Wednesday night, just below them in sixth.
Arsene Wenger met with the press aead of Arsenal's game at Southampton on Wednesday night.
Arsene Wenger met with the press on Tuesday morning ahead of his side’s game against Southampton on Wednesday and seemed to put an end to the talk of anyone coming in as director of football or any behind-the-scenes restructuring this summer.
Lucas Perez is open to a Deportivo return this summer, having admitted he has been left frustrated by a lack of regular opportunities to feature for Arsenal.
Arsene Wenger delivered the latest team news on Thursday morning ahead of Arsenal's clash against Manchester United and, as usual with the Football Gods, they giveth with one hand and taketh away with the other.
Espanyol are reportedly eyeing up a move for Lucas Perez.
Arsenal welcomed back Lucas Perez to training while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain threw down his crutches and joined in too.
Deportivo La Coruna have reportedly opened talks with Lucas Perez over a return to his former club.
With Jeff Reine-Adelaide now ruled out for the rest of the season, how is Arsenal's squad looking going into their FA Cup clash against Manchester City?
The latest on which Arsenal players will be available for the Gunners' trip to Middlesbrough on Monday 17 April.
PSG have become the latest to be linked with Lucas Perez.
Arsenal are reportedly surprised with how frustrated Lucas Perez has become during his short time in north London.
Lucas Perez insists that despite not getting the chance to play often since signing for Arsenal from Deportivo in the summer, he's still satisfied with his position at the club, as well as Arsene Wenger.
The latest on Arsenal's injured players and who may or may not be available for the Premier League match at home to Manchester City on 2 April.
Lucas Perez is excited about the semi-final of the FA Cup and challenging for the top four in a way that makes you feel even sorrier for him.
As various Arsenal players depart for international duty despite being previously ruled out, it's difficult to make heads nor tails of who's currently injured and who isn't.
Lucas Perez will miss the next three weeks of action for Arsenal according to reports after picking up a thigh injury but Mesut Ozil should be fine.
West Ham have reportedly made an enquiry about the availability of Lucas Perez according to a report in the Times.
AC Milan are apparently weighing up a move for Lucas Perez as reports continue that the forward is not happy.
Arsenal fans love Lucas Perez and after his cameo against Lincoln City, some of them fell in love with him a little bit more.
The Evening standard expects Gabriel to start for Arsenal handing Lincoln City a massive boost ahead of their FA Cup trip to the Emirates.
According to today’s Daily Mail, Arsene Wenger will stay on as Arsenal manager but he risks losing a number of stars, however there are a few problems with their reports.
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew, Anita and Sylvain postmortem the Munich massacre, attempt to be excited by beating Sutton, and give Lucas some love.
After Monday drama with made-up quotes about Lucas Perez’s future, the player himself has spoken out to clarify a few things.
Following confirmation from Lucas's agent that he doesn't want to leave Arsenal, but is unhappy with his lack of game time, the Spaniard got the nod for the Gunner's FA Cup clash against Sutton United.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that Lucas Perez deserves more playing time at Arsenal.
Arsenal made it through their FA Cup fifth round tie, but Sutton can hold their heads high for the way they stood up to Arsenal who seemed content to putter around for most of the match instead of delivering the statement fans so desperately wanted.
Lucas Perez’s agent, Rodrigo Fernandez Lovelle, has had a busy day.
Not long after it was reported that Lucas Perez's agent had given an interview saying the player wanted to leave, reports emerged that he is denying even giving the interview.
Lucas Perez’s agent has confirmed that the player is desperate to leave Arsenal according to reports from Italy.
Lucas Perez is once again reportedly ready to leave Arsenal.
Arsenal have most of their squad available ahead of their clash against Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
On Tuesday morning before they headed off to Munich, Arsenal players were pictured training but Lucas Perez was nowhere to be seen.
Yaya Sanogo is alive and well and training on his own at London Colney but the existence of Lucas Perez is still open to debate.
Love is in the air at London Colney but which Arsenal players are forming great partnerships?
Arsenal face Hull City on Saturday afternoon and will most likely be missing two more players.
Lucas Perez made another appearance in an Arsenal shirt against Southampton on Saturday and was once again hugely influential.
Over the summer, Jamie Vardy made the decision, thankfully, to turn Arsenal down so how has Lucas Perez done in comparison
Having scored six goals and created four assists for Arsenal this term, plenty of questions are being raised about why Lucas Perez has yet to be rewarded with an extended run-in the first-team.
Lucas Perez gave some pretty sound advice recently when speaking with Arsenal Player.
Lucas Perez is very quickly becoming a player I like a lot.
Arsene Wenger has told us all what we knew was likely but didn’t want to hear – Santi Cazorla is f**ked.
Arsenal made five signings in 2016 but which was the best?
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.
According to reports, Southampton are keen on Arsenal's new forward, Lucas Perez.
Lucas Perez made quite an impression during our last Champions League match, on myself and on many other Arsenal fans.
Lucas Perez has made the Champions League fantasy team of the week!
A comfortable 4-1 victory over Basel means Arsenal beat PSG to the top of our Champions League group table but what else did we learn?
Rio Ferdinand took UK TV punditry to new levels of ignorance on Wednesday night when he admitted he’s been wondering where Lucas Perez has been for the last few weeks.
I've tried to count the passes in the build up to Lucas's second goal for Arsenal against Ludogorets but it's like some sort of brain puzzler my mind isn't wired to compute.
Arsenal topped their Champions League group with a comprehensive win over Basel while Ludogorets grabbed a surprise draw in Paris.
Having dug deep to see off Bournemouth's challenge on Sunday afternoon, Arsenal will be hoping for back-to-back victories when they host Southampton with a spot in the Capital One Cup semi-finals up for grabs.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Lucas is fit and will be included in the squad to face Southampton on Wednesday night.
Lucas Perez has returned to training for Arsenal and to prove it, there's photographic evidence:
Arsene Wenger delivered the Arsenal team news going into their clash against Bournemouth on Sunday.
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Luas Perez has returned to training although he is not yet training with the first team.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that although he's given up on setting an exact return date for Santi Cazorla, he expects the midfielder to return to training in two weeks.
Despite not getting a great deal of playing time for Arsenal so far this season, Lucas Perez's agent claims that the forward is happy and not planning on going anywhere.
Lucas Perez has been over in Spain recovering from his ankle injury with former club, Deportivo, but it seems he's now heading home.
Everton majority shareholder, Farhad Moshiri, claims that the Toffees have had a lucky escape by not signing Lucas Perez.
Lucas Perez claims that he could make it back on the pitch sooner than was originally predicted.
Lucas Perez is returning to Deportivo for treatment on his ankle injury.
Lucas Perez has returned to Deportivo to continue his recovery from the ankle injury he picked up against Reading in the EFL Cup.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Lucas is out for six to eight weeks with an ankle injury sustained against Reading midweek.
Stories flooded the internet on Thursday afternoon claiming that Lucas Perez is out for six weeks after doing his ankle ligaments against Reading.
Arsenal beat Reading on Tuesday night to progress to the next round of the EFL Cup but what did we learn?
Arsene Wenger recently spoke about how Lucas has potential but needs to transfer what he does in training onto the pitch and Arsenal's match against Reading proved this.
Arsene Wenger believes that if Lucas Perez can transfer what he's doing in training sessions onto the pitch, his chances of improving and growing in confidence are higher.
Lucas Perez claims that Mesut Ozil has no interest in returning to Real Madrid and it’s not hard to see why.
Lucas Perez recently revealed that he expected more minutes when initially arriving at Arsenal but Wenger told him to 'be quiet' about it as he trusts him.
Lucas Perez has told a radio station in Spain that he does not believe that Mesut Ozil wants a return to Spain amid reports that Real Madrid are interested in bringing him back to the club.
New forward, Lucas Perez, has admitted that he did expect more game time when he signed for Arsenal from Deportivo this summer.
It's not often Arsenal come out of an international break with fewer injured players than they started it with, but that looks like it will be the case this time as Lucas and Francis Coquelin both returned to training.
Lucas Perez will reportedly be back in action for Arsenal's Premier League clash against Swansea on the 15th October.
As the teams were announced for the Arsenal game against Burnley, it didn’t take long before it was being claimed that Lucas had been dropped from the squad and was not actually injured.
Mesut Ozil has already taken to Twitter to share a selfie of himself, Granit Xhaka, Lucas and Shkodran Mustafi in the dressing room at the Emirates, celebrating a brilliant win over Chelsea.
It is a thankless task writing about football, or any sport come to that.
Many teams are accused of being a one-man show, but it seems that might be a little too close to the bone for Deportivo La Coruna who have yet to score a single goal since they sold Lucas to Arsenal this summer.
Arsenal spanked four past Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night, the first time they’d scored four in back-to-back games since 2015, so what did we learn?
Arsenal’s comprehensive win over Nottingham Forest wasn’t on TV in the UK because, you know, morons. Here are all the goals.
Lucas announced his arrival on England with two goals on Tuesday night as Arsenal thrashed Nottingham Forest with a team of youngsters and fringe players (and Xhaka).
Now that the chaos of the transfer window is behind us, and Arsenal have played a couple of games will all of our new players available for selection, what can we ascertain from both the starting XIs that were picked and how they were deployed tactically?
Did you know Shkodran Mustafi used to be a striker, that Arsenal were supposed to sign Adrien Rabiot or that you can't appeal yellow cards? Then read on.
Lucas Perez recently spoke to the Arsenal website about his time in the Ukraine and how it made him realise that he'd like to play in the Premier League (or La Liga) one day.
Reports from France are claiming that Olivier Giroud will not start tonight against PSG and a tweet from Lucas makes it seem as if he will.
Paul and Sylvain join Matthew to run the rule over the new signings' debut, debate the rules re the penalty against Southampton, have a peek towards PSG away, and celebrate Nicklas Bendtner's signing for Nottingham Forest.
Along with Shkodran Mustafi, Lucas was handed his Arsenal debut as Arsene Wenger rested Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud after their midweek travels (and with one eye on PSG on Tuesday.
The Premier League returned this weekend and with it, a healthy dose of Arsenal-induced heart attacks. Here's what we learned from Arsenal's 2-1 win over Southampton
Arsene Wenger admitted that both Lucas and Shkodran Mustafi were 'surprised' by the pace and commitment of the Premier League but has back the duo to adapt.
Granit Xhaka has returned to Arsenal safe in the knowledge that his red card for Switzerland means that instead of heading on international duty next month, he'll be able to have a holiday.
So I've been off the grid for two weeks, swallowed by acting work, and have emerged to a rather different Goonersphere.
It turns out that Arsenal could have been following Lucas Perez for far longer than we realised.
Lucas Perez may have arrived as a striker shorn of the world-class tag that many Arsenal fans wanted to see this summer, but he looks like he could well be a very shrewd bit of business in what was a crazy window.
Olivier Giroud insisted after France's 3-1 win over Italy that he's not worried about his place in the team following the signing of Lucas Perez.
The Arsenal squad set to face PSG on the 13th of September has been announced and there are a couple of - sort of - surprises.
Now that the transfer window is shut and it's the interlul, it's all pretty quiet.
Lucas Perez has flown home to give a goodbye press conference to his boyhood club, Deportivo La Coruña, and expressed his disbelief at playing for Arsenal.
Arsenal have, finally, addressed the two major shortcomings within the first team squad, but how was the window really?
It seems as if the stories of Arsenal swooping in to snatch Lucas Perez from Everton have more than a dollop of truth as the Gunners moved late for a player they had been watching since last season.
You can definitely tell that transfer deadline day is just around the corner.
Arsenal's new striker, Lucas Perez, has explained that although many view his move from Deportivo to Arsenal as a 'panic buy', it was actually anything but.
New Arsenal signing, Lucas Perez, has explained what the fans can expect for him when he sets foot on the pitch as a Gunner.
Lucas Perez has finally send out his first tweet as an Arsenal player.
It was the transfer rumour that appeared out of nowhere but Deportivo La Coruna forward, Lucas Perez, is now an Arsenal player.
Here’s a round up of the Arsenal-related bits and pieces that we came across yesterday but didn’t have the time (or people-power) to cover fully.
Arsenal will also pay the additional €1m that has to be paid out to Perez’s former teams.
With the signing of Deportivo's Lucas Perez all but officially announced, fans have already started to question whether the striker is really an 'upgrade' on Olivier Giroud.
The local press in Galicia are reporting that Lucas Perez will begin training with Arsenal tomorrow (Tuesday).
Lucas Perez was set to hold a press conference today (Monday) to say goodbye to Deportivo as he gets ready for life with Arsenal but it has been postponed.
After a weekend that saw Arsenal score goals, win points and sign players, the club are expected to announce the arrival of Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez on Tuesday.
According to reports from Spain, Arsenal will double Lucas Perez’s wages after he agreed a four-year deal to sign from Deportivo La Coruna.
Two pretty exciting things happened on Saturday: Arsenal won an actual game of football and Arsene Wenger confirmed two new signings!
Arsenal are so close to officially announcing Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez as Gunners, even Arsene Wenger has confirmed it - here's all the latest on our two new almost-signings.
The season starts now.
From what we can tell, Arsenal are poised to complete the signings of Lucas Perez and Shkodran Mustafi.
The big news on Friday was that Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez look as if they're about to sign for Arsenal very soon.
If the media are to be believed, Lucas Perez has completed his Arsenal medical and the deal is set to be announced.
With Lucas Perez predicted to sign for Arsenal very soon, it's highly likely that the forward will be getting the number 9 shirt, still left empty by Lukas Podolski.
Lucas Perez has reportedly passed his Arsenal medical and according to a couple of sources, is set to be announced along with Shkodran Mustafi very soon.
The BBC's David Ornstein a.k.a. The Ornacle has once again spoken, claiming that Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez are set to have their medicals with Arsenal very soon.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he's '99%' sure that Shkrodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez will signing for Arsenal in the new few days.
Lucas Perez is expected in London today (Friday) ahead of his move to Arsenal for €20m according to a number of reports coming out of the local press.
After weeks of complaining nothing was happening Arsenal seem to have put a rocket up their arse and look close to completing two deals at the same time.
If you took a day off from the internet, you’ll have likely missed things going a little bit nuts on Thursday.
Arsenal have agreed a deal for Luxa Perez by offering to pay his 20m release fee however the total of the deal, excluding wages, will be €24.2m as they have to pay the VAT as well.
Reports from Spain have been picked up by the BBC claiming that Arsenal have had a bid that was already said to be accepted, rejected because they wanted to pay in two instalments instead of paying it all up front - but this is probably not true.
After a number of weeks with nothing happening it seems like it could be all kicking off with reports from Turkey claiming Arsenal are closing in on Omer Toprak after it was announced in Spain that the Gunners had agreed to pay Lucas Perez’s release clause of €20m.
Marca are today claiming that Deportivo La Coruna’s Lucas Perez is Arsenal-bound after the Gunners agreed to pay his €20m release clause.