Tag: Middlesbrough

Arsenal set price for 22-year-old as Crystal Palace bid rejected

Calum Chambers v Manchester City
Arsenal are reportedly asking for £20m for Calum Chambers after rejecting a £16m bid from Crystal Palace.

Arsenal stand to make £45m selling trio this summer

Arsenal could sell Wojciech Szczesny, Calum Chambers and Kieran Gibbs to raise £45m.

Crystal Palace favourites to sign £15m defender

Crystal Palace have reportedly emerged as favourites to sign Calum Chambers this summer.

Arsenal told to pay £25m for this defender

If Arsenal want to sign Middlesbrough defender, Ben Gibson, they'll reportedly have to cough up £25m.

Arsenal defender believes he’s “on another level” after impressive year for...

Arsenal's Calum Chambers believes he'll be “on another level” when he returns for pre-season, after a season of invaluable experience at a high level.

Stoke City make £12m bid for 24-year-old linked with Arsenal

Stoke have reportedly decided to test the waters with a £12m bid for Middlesbrough defender, Ben Gibson.

Bundesliga runners-up head list of sides interested in 22-year-old Arsenal player

Calum Chambers
Calum Chambers is reportedly attracting attention from a host of clubs as his Arsenal future hangs in the balance.

Everton could turn their attentions to Newcastle-linked defender if they fail...

Everton could go after Arsenal centre-back Calum Chambers if they're unable to sign Burnley's Michael Keane this summer.

Does Calum Chambers have an Arsenal future?

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

Arsenal, Liverpool, Southampton: Who needs Ben Gibson more?

Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal, Southampton and Liverpool but out of the three clubs most interested, who needs the central defender more?

Everton consider insulting bid for Arsenal 22-year-old

Everton are reportedly considering a £15m move for Calum Chambers as their spending spree continues.

New Premier League kick-off time proposals criticised by fan groups

The Premier League's proposed 19:45 kick-off time has been criticised by fan groups.

Manager desperate to stop English centre-back from joining Arsenal

Middlesbrough manager, Garry Monk, is desperately trying to ward off the advances of Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool for defender, Ben Gibson.

Newcastle United plotting ambitious pursuit of Arsenal centre-back

Calum Chambers v Sergio Aguero
Newcastle are interested in taking Calum Chambers on loan for the season.

Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City rank bottom when it comes to...

Arsenal disappointingly ranked 17th out of all Premier League teams this season for the most minutes given to English players.

Rob Holding pinching himself over rapid rise from Bolton to Arsenal

From relegation with Bolton Wanderers to winning the FA Cup with Arsenal, Rob Holding has come a long way.

How Calum Chambers failed to stop Liverpool for Arsenal

Calum Chambers started and completed the full 90 minutes in Middlesbrough's 3-0 away defeat against Liverpool.

Arsenal players contact Middlesbrough man ahead of Liverpool showdown

Middlesbrough manager, Steve Agnew, is expecting Calum Chambers to be getting plenty of texts from his Arsenal teammates ahead of Boro's trip to Liverpool.

Middlesbrough set to frustrate Arsenal and Chelsea by keeping star despite...

Relegated Middlesbrough are reportedly determined to keep hold of Ben Gibson despite interest from Arsenal and Chelsea.

Liverpool don’t need ‘special motivation’ against Middlesbrough says Klopp

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, claims that his side don't need any 'special motivation' against Middlesbrough on Sunday.

Arsenal linked with surprise £55m Premier League double signing

According to a report in the Daily Star, Arsenal have been linked with a surprise plan to sign both Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez and Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson this summer.

Arsenal’s Champions League hopes rest on relegated Middlesbrough after West Ham...

Arsenal's hopes of finishing in the top four this season all rest on relegated Middlesbrough after Liverpool beat West Ham 4-0 at the London Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Arsenal loan watch: Toral returns for Rangers but forward still frozen...

Arsenal loan watch
Four out of five players featured for their respective loan sides in Friday and Saturday's round of fixtures across Europe.

Arsenal loan watch: Chambers excels & scores against Manchester City

Calum Chambers continued his recovery from a foot injury and excelled during Middlesbrough's enthralling 2-2 draw with Manchester City on Sunday afternoon.

Arsenal man returns from injury to be humiliated

It couldn't have been much worse for Calum Chambers on his first-team return as Middlesbrough were comprehensively beaten 4-0 away by AFC Bournemouth .

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

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
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?

Tactics: How Arsenal used Middlesbrough as their Manchester City testing ground

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There are two schools of thought regarding Arsenal’s formation switch ahead of Monday night’s 2-1 win over Middlesbrough at the Riverside.

Arsenal player focus: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain give MOTM performance against Middlesbrough

In our match preview, I stressed the importance of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain starting against Middlesbrough. He didn't disappoint.

Why formation is not what Arsenal need to change

Arsenal changed their formation for the game against Middlesbrough and while they got the points, they convinced no-one their problems were behind them.

How sh*t must you be, we're winning away: Arsenal fans react...

Arsenal went to Middlesbrough with six changes to their lineup and a back three for the first time in 20 years, looked a total shambles, yet managed to come away with all three points.

This Arsenal star must start: Middlesbrough v Arsenal preview

Calum Chambers
After a forgettable 3-0 away defeat against Crystal Palace last Monday, Arsenal will be looking to atone for their errors in another away fixture - against Steve Agnew's inconsistent Middlesbrough side.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 v Middlesbrough: Welbeck dropped

It’s Arsenal time again and this time it’s a trip to 19thplaced Middlesbrough which is striking terror into the hearts of Arsenal fans everywhere.

170 goals: Middlesbrough v Arsenal since they last met

Calum Chambers
Arsenal travel to Middlesbrough on Monday night hoping to arrest a slide of four successive away defeats.

Pundit: Middlesbrough v Arsenal 'should be brilliant' for this reason

Paul Merson is probably the only person on this planet that seems excited about Arsenal's match against Middlesbrough on Monday night.

OTD Arsenal lose heavily to Middlesbrough

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On April 14 2001, Middlesbrough beat Arsenal 3-0 at Highbury.

Middlesbrough without 4 for Arsenal visit

Struggling Middlesbrough play host to a fragile Arsenal team on Monday 17 April but what sort of side will they be able to field?

Middlesbrough want £30m for centreback Arsenal want to convert

Calum Chambers
Middlesbrough have reportedly slapped a £30m price tag on the head of Ben Gibson as they try to hang on to their talented defender.

Tottenham manager wants Arsenal defender

Calum Chambers
Spurs manager, Mauricio Pochettino, is reportedly monitoring Calum Chambers' situation at Arsenal.

Arsenal loanee wins Player of the Month in spite of injury

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Calum Chambers has been handed Middlesbrough's Player of the Month award for January.

Arsenal defender ruled out with injury for weekend

Calum Chambers will not play for Middlesbrough this weekend against Stoke as he continues to recover from a foot injury.

Arsenal defender out with foot injury

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Calum Chambers was not included in the Middlesbrough squad that lost 1-0 at Palace on Saturday as he is out with a foot problem.

OTD Arsenal striker scores stunning FA Cup brace

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On this day in 2015, Arsenal beat Middlesbrough 2-0 in the fifth round of the FA Cup on our way to Wembley.

Arsenal loan watch: Chambers solid as Middlesbrough keep clean sheet v...

Calum Chambers started and completed the full 90 minutes as Middlesbrough kept a clean sheet in a goalless draw with Everton.

Arsenal defender - Keep playing me!

Calum Chambers
Enjoying a good season on-loan at Middlesbrough, Calum Chambers was asked a few questions about Fantasy Premier League ahead of Boro's home fixture against Everton today.

Arsenal defender jets off to Spain to train

Calum Chambers
Calum Chambers has flown to a training camp in Spain with the rest of the Middlesbrough squad for four days.

Arsenal loan watch: Chambers excellent despite Middlesbrough defeat at Tottenham

Calum Chambers v Tottenham
Calum Chambers made a quick recovery from his stress fracture to start against Tottenham in Saturday's evening kick-off, and emphasised his importance to Middlesbrough with an excellent defensive display.

Arsenal boost - injured loanee expected to return for Tottenham clash

Calum Chambers
Despite it being reported on 26 January that Calum Chambers had suffered a stress fracture in his foot, it seems the defender is almost fit.

Arsenal face massive blow - Defender suffers stress fracture

Calum Chambers
Calum Chambers has reportedly suffered a stress fracture while on loan with Middlesbrough.

Arsenal loan watch: Chambers assists but Middlesbrough lose to West Ham

Calum Chambers was defensively solid once more and showed his attacking capabilities with an assist, but it ultimately wasn't enough as Middlesbrough lost 3-1 at home against West Ham.

Arsenal loan watch: A MotM display, debut, assist and more

Arsenal loan watch
There was a Man of the Match display from Jack Wilshere, a Calum Chambers assist and a start for Jon Toral during Rangers' Cup victory over Motherwell in an action-packed Saturday for Arsenal loanees.

Arsenal loan watch: Chambers solid as Middlesbrough keep another clean sheet...

Calum Chambers
Calum Chambers helped Middlesbrough to their third successive clean sheet with a solid defensive display against Watford at Vicarage Road in one of Saturday's 3pm kick-off's.

Player focus: Chambers solid against Manchester United

Calum Chambers started his 13th Premier League match as a Middlesbrough player and it's evident that the 21-year-old has benefited from regular minutes in England's top flight.

Loan watch: Wilshere and Chambers impress despite Boxing Day defeats

Arsenal loan watch
With the majority of Europe's top leagues on a winter break at the moment, only players in England featured over Boxing Day.

Loan watch: Several Arsenal players feature and impress despite defeats

Arsenal loan watch
There were more minutes for Arsenal's players out on loan, with both goalkeeper Ryan Huddart and midfielder Jon Toral starting for their respective sides on Saturday.

Arsenal loan watch: Goalkeeper saves penalty while forward assists

Arsenal loan watch
Wojciech Szczesny made a string of important saves, including a stop to deny M'Baye Niang's first-half penalty, keeping a hard-fought clean sheet as Roma prevailed over AC Milan on Monday evening.

Journalist admits Arsenal defender is ‘proving everyone wrong’ - including him

Calum Chambers v Manchester City
Jonathan Taylor of Gazette Live has penned a piece hailing Calum Chambers while admitting he was wrong about the Arsenal defender.

Arsenal loan watch - MotM for one, struggles for another, penalty...

Arsenal loan watch
A roundup of all the Arsenal players on loan who have been involved so far this weekend

Fans livid as Arsenal man gets friendly with hated Chelsea star

After Chelsea's 1-0 win over Middlesbrough on Sunday afternoon, Calum Chambers appears to ask Diego Costa if he can swap shirts.

Watch: Arsenal starlets mess around on plane

Calum Chambers and Rob Holding appear the have formed a strong bond while away with the England u21s.

Chambers reacts to Middlebrough’s draw with Manchester City that helped Arsenal

Calum Chambers v Sergio Aguero
Calum Chambers took to Twitter to hail his side’s 1-1 draw with Manchester City at the Etihad.

Loan watch: Chambers solid as Middlesbrough snatch a late point at...

Calum Chambers v Manchester City
Calum Chambers continued his solid defensive development during Middlesbrough's 1-1 away draw at Manchester City.

Chambers hails Middlesbrough after Bournemouth win, says he’s ‘buzzing’

Calum Chambers took to his Instagram account to hail his side’s 2-0 win over Jack Wilshere’s Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon.

Calum Chambers excels for Middlesbrough as they keep clean sheet in...

It was a case of Arsenal's most notable loanees in action against each other on Saturday as Middlesbrough hosted Bournemouth.

Arsenal scout highly rated League One assist-machine - report

Arsenal are reportedly scouting Middlesbrough's 18-year-old winger, Harry Chapman, who's currently on loan with League One's Sheffield United.

Arsenal podcast #66: Xhaka ban, Boro drought + Reading preview

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew is joined on our Arsenal podcast this week by Helen and Anita to discuss Xhaka's ban, the Ludogorets goal-fest, the opposite vs Middlesbrough and look forward to the League Cup

The Ludogorets decision that cost Arsenal against Middlesbrough

Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin
When you win and score six, it's easy to think that everything is rosy and that decisions which were questioned before kickoff didn't, ultimately matter.

How Middlesbrough targeted this Arsenal 'weak link' to nearly snatch all...

If you asked anyone who is Arsenal's best fullback, you'd unlikely find 100% of respondents tell you that it is Hector Bellerin and not Nacho Monreal.

Arsenal star - We just need to do this after Middlesbrough...

Petr Čech admitted that Middlesbrough deserved a point during the hard-fought goalless draw at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon.

Player focus: Arsenal defender bosses Middlesbrough

Laurent Koscielny
Laurent Koscielny was probably Arsenal's best player against Middlesbrough.

Player focus: Arsenal star proves he's top dog against Middlesbrough

Petr Cech was pretty much the main reason that Arsenal managed to escape our clash against Middlesbrough at the Emirates with a point.

Player ratings: Uninspired Arsenal midfield forces Cech to shine against Middlesbrough

Arsenal player ratings
Well that wasn't fun at all, especially for Wenger's birthday!

Why Arsenal missed these two players against Middlesbrough

Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin completed the most passes during Arsenal's 0-0 draw against Middlesbrough but, even so, the Gunners missed Santi Cazorla and Granit Xhaka massively.

Why Wenger is wrong about Middlesbrough result

Arsene Wenger said he felt frustrated following Arsenal's 0-0 draw against Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon but surely he has no right to be?

Lucklustre Arsenal drop points against plucky Middlesbrough

Drawing 0-0 at home to newly promoted Middlesborough probably wasn't how Arsene Wenger wanted to spend his 67th birthday yet here we are.

Watch: Wenger on Cazorla, Ozil, Middlesbrough and more

As usual, Arsene Wenger spoke to the press on Friday morning ahead of Arsenal's Premier League clash at the Emirates against Middlesbrough.

Middlesbrough boss promises not to park bus against Arsenal

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Middlesbrough boss, Aitor Karanka, claims that his team won't park the bus against Arsenal at the Emirates on Saturday.

Match preview - Arsenal look to continue unbeaten run against struggling...

Arsenal match preview
After a morale-boosting Champions League thrashing over Ludogorets in midweek, which was hard work irrespective of the scoreline, it's back to the rigours of Premier League football once more.

Arsenal predicted XI v Middlesbrough – Elneny to step in for...

Arsenal predicted lineup
Although there have been no further injuries or players to return for Arsenal's clash with Middlesbrough, could Santi Cazorla still be rested?

Infograph: Opposition preview - Can Middlesbrough stop high-flying Arsenal?

Arsenal are currently flying high in all competitions while Middlesbrough only have six points in the Premier League but can the Smoggies use their decent form on the road to topple the Gunners?

Wenger wary of Middlesbrough’s away form

Middlesbrough only have six points this season and five of these have been picked up on the road, which is something Arsene Wenger is well aware of as they travel to Arsenal on Saturday.

Massive Middlesbrough boost - Captain returns ahead of Arsenal

from Arsenal's opposition
Middlesbrough have received a massive boost ahead of their weekend clash with Arsenal as captain Grant Leadbitter has returned to training.

Arsenal team news - Midfielder faces tests ahead of Middlesbrough, 2...

Arsenal team news
When Santi Cazorla was taken off in the 57th of Arsenal's 6-0 win over Ludogorets, everyone feared the worst and although it doesn't appear to be too serious, he could miss out on our clash against Middlesbrough.

Middlesbrough keeper hails Arsenal and Alexis ahead of Emirates clash

Former Barcelona goalkeeper, Victor Valdes, has hailed Arsenal as ‘one of the best teams in the world right now’ but that Middlesbrough will travel to the Emirates in search of all three points.

Calum Chambers reacts to Middlesbrough draw with West Ham

Calum Chambers was happy with Middlesbrough's point at West Ham in a game that saw another three fans arrested after crowd trouble outside the London Stadium.

Loan watch: Chambers continuing to improve as Middlesbrough draw

After an encouraging but unspectacular debut performance against Tottenham last time out for Chambers, it was more of the same against West Ham - although he showcased his defensive capabilities on a number of occasions to keep the hosts at bay.

Arsenal defender hails Middlesbrough training methods and game preparation

Calum Chambers has admitted that Aitor Karanka’s history as a defender as well as his managerial style were what swung it for him when...

Chambers gives his reaction to his Middlesbrough debut against Tottenham

Calum Chambers finally got a game for Middlesbrough but he could not help his new side avoid defeat to Tottenham.

Loan watch: Arsenal defender makes first start against Tottenham

It was a frustrating debut for Calum Chambers as he was unable to stop Middlesbrough from succumbing to a 2-1 home defeat against Tottenham in one of Saturday's 3pm kick-off's.

“I thought about moving last season” says Arsenal man

Calum Chambers has admitted that he first started thinking about a loan move last season.

Manager says Arsenal will get a 'better' defender next summer

Middlesbrough’s manager, Aitor Karanka, believes that Calum Chambers will return to Arsenal a ‘better player’ after his loan spell with his side.

‘Arsenal man is giving me a headache’

Middlesbrough’s boss, Aitor Karanka, has said that the arrival of Calum Chambers at the club along with the players he already has there is giving him a selection headache.

'Arsenal man is the player we were waiting for'

Calum Chambers has now joined Middlesbrough on a season-long loan and his new coach claims he was the player they were waiting for.

Arsenal star set to have medical in next 24 hours -...

Calum Chambers is set to have a medical with Middlesbrough today (Tuesday).

Arsenal star set to join Middlesbrough - report

Calum Chambers is reportedly set to join Middlesbrough on a season-long loan.

Where did it all go wrong for Calum Chambers?

Calum Chambers has fallen out of favour since the festive period - the question is why? After a shaky weekend performance, Daily Cannon looks at why things are no longer going so swimmingly for the summer signing.

Arsenal 2 Middlesbrough 0 – Daily Cannon reacts

Before the game, all the writers at Daily Cannon got together to try and predict what would happen against Leicester. Here's how that went.

Why Mesut Ozil is ultimate efficient footballer

Mesut Ozil has come in for much criticism since his move to Arsenal, most of it unwarranted. With his performance against Boro he went some way to shutting up his critics.

How Arsenal swept the Manchester City slayers aside with another tactical...

Lewis Ambrose looks at the tactics behind Arsenal's comfortable win over Middlesbrough in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday at the Emirates.

Will Middlesbrough learn from Liverpool's failings at the Emirates last year?

In another regular feature during this season’s FA Cup run, Daily Cannon reminisces about how Arsenal got on this time last year. Ahead of our 5th Round tie against Middlesbrough, we run the rule over our corresponding 2014 victory over Liverpool.

Arsenal's task against a Chelsea-inspired Boro will not be easy one

A look ahead to the game against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup on Sunday at the Emirates. Lewis Ambrose looks ahead to the game.

Arsenal’s FA Cup tie against Middlesbrough to be shown on TV

Arsenal's fifth round tie in the FA Cup against Middlesbrough has been selected for TV with the date and time for the fixture now confirmed.