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Arsenal vs Manchester City preview: Injury news & pre-season form overview

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 09: Mikel Arteta and Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Brighton and Hove Albion at Etihad Stadium on May 9, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
One week from now, Arsenal play the first match of their new Premier League season, against last season's champions Manchester City.

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Unai Emery's 3 P's and giving thanks...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Paul discuss the new man with the new plan in the new structure, why we said no to Mikel, and feeling sad about the departure of our diminutive Spanish genius.

Unai Emery’s Arsenal contract details and salary ‘leaked’

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 06: Unai Emery, head coach of PSG looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid at Parc des Princes on March 6, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
Unai Emery will reportedly earn £5m-a-year as Arsenal manager when his move to the club becomes official.

Love Arsenal? Check out this podcast talking about reported new manager...

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In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Helen talk managerial candidates, coaching changes, and the good, the bad and the ugly of ex-players.

Details of Mikel Arteta's appointment come out: Announcement plans, backroom staff,...

SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Arsenal are preparing to announce Mikel Arteta as manager of the club this week, and details are starting to emerge about how exactly the appointment will work.

'We have kept in touch': Xabi Alonso comments provide Arteta assistant...

Xabi Alonso's comments in a 2016 interview could provide a major hint about the 36-year-old's future, with rumours he could join Mikel Arteta at Arsenal.

Arsenal set to make exciting double signing in coming days

Arsenal are set for two announcements this week, with Mikel Arteta reportedly agreeing to become manager and now Jack Wilshere signing a new contract.

Mikel Arteta has 1 condition before officially joining Arsenal as manager

SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Mikel Arteta wants the power to veto any Arsenal transfers, if he's going to take over the club as manager this summer, replacing the departing Arsene Wenger.

Time-frame set for Mikel Arteta announcement

SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Mikel Arteta will be announced as Arsenal manager early next week, according to a variety of reports on the appointment.

1 final obstacle prevents Arsenal from announcing Arteta as their new...

Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla (L) and Spanish midfielder Mikel Arteta (R) attend training for the forthcoming UEFA Champions League group B football match against FC Schalke 04 at Arsenal's training ground, London Colney, North London, England on October 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO/GLYN KIRK
The make-up of Mikel Arteta's backroom team is the final obstacle standing between the Manchester City assistant and a job as Arsenal manager, according to reports.

David Ornstein reveals the 2 remaining contenders to replace Arsene Wenger

Massimiliano Allegri
David Ornstein says Mikel Arteta is the 'frontrunner' for the Arsenal job, and staff feel he is set to get it, but there are still whispers that Allegri isn't out of the picture.

Arsene Wenger gives 5 reasons Mikel Arteta can succeed as Arsenal...

Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta (L) chats with head coach Arsene Wenger (R) during their training session in Nagoya on July 21, 2013. (TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)
In an exclusive interview with beIN SPORTS, Arsene Wenger has thrown his weight behind Mikel Arteta to take over from him at the club  and has named five traits that will help him succeed.

Mikel Arteta: An unsung Arsenal hero

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Despite sitting alongside Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, Mikel Arteta's career as one of Arsenal's unsung heroes should never be forgotten.

Mikel Arteta backed by former teammate to replace Arsene Wenger

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mikel Arteta, Manchester City coach looks on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Southampton at Etihad Stadium on November 29, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Mikel Arteta's former Everton teammate Tim Cahill says the Spaniard has earned the right to a chance at Arsenal after all the work he's already put in.

Mikel Arteta explains his ‘clear’ managerial philosophy

SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Mikel Arteta has not given a single interview in the UK since he left Arsenal but just before he left the club in 2016 he explained exactly how he sees his management style and what he wants from players.

Mikel Arteta wants huge Arsenal fan favourite as player-coach

Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla (L) and Spanish midfielder Mikel Arteta (R) attend training for the forthcoming UEFA Champions League group B football match against FC Schalke 04 at Arsenal's training ground, London Colney, North London, England on October 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO/GLYN KIRK
Mikel Arteta wants to offer Santi Cazorla a backroom role at Arsenal according to a report in the Independent.

Arsene Wenger on Mikel Arteta as manager

Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta (L) chats with head coach Arsene Wenger (R) during their training session in Nagoya on July 21, 2013. (TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)
Mikel Arteta seems to be moving ever closer to the Arsenal manager’s job and while fans debate the merits of having him take over from their most successful manager ever, Arsene Wenger thinks the Spaniard will do ‘very well’.

Steve Bould has problem with Mikel Arteta

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Steve Bould of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Steve Bould has been offered a new role in Arsenal’s post-Wenger era but the assistant manager is waiting to see who gets the job as he doesn’t really like Mikel Areta according to the Guardian.

Arsenal players told new manager ‘90%’ decided

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The Daily Mail are today reporting that Arsenal have told players at the club that Mikel Arteta is ’90 per cent certain’ to be the manager next season.

Episode 147: The Ivan Gazidis Show?

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In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen flies solo. He's not overly confident over how Arsenal are conducting their search for...

Arsene Wenger replacement 'greatly wants' job and he's already planned his...

SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Mikel Arteta 'greatly wants' the Arsenal job, so much so that he's already made plans for his backroom staff if he joins, according to reports.

Arsenal compose new 3-man shortlist after Allegri disappointment

SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Arsenal have now got three names left on their shortlist after Max Allegri ruled out leaving Juventus unless he was sacked.

Huge surprise sacking at Arsenal as 6 coaches go

Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (R), Arsenal's assistant manager Steve Bould (C) and irst-team physiotherapist Colin Lewin (L) react during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on August 11, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Ian KINGTON
Arsenal are continuing their post-Wenger-era clear out by getting rid of more coaches and medical personnel according to an exclusive in Tuesday’s Daily Mail which isn't really an exclusive as it's also in the Telegraph.

Arsenal have a new 'first choice' replacement for Arsene Wenger after...

SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Mikel Arteta is now 'first choice' to take over from Arsene Wenger, following the news that Massimiliano Allegri plans to stay at Juventus, according to reports.

Pep Guardiola gives Mikel Arteta his blessing for Arsenal job

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 09: Mikel Arteta and Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Brighton and Hove Albion at Etihad Stadium on May 9, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
Pep Guardiola will not stand in Mikel Arteta’s way if the former Arsenal man wants to leave Manchester City to take over from Arsene Wenger.

BBC's David Ornstein confirms Arsenal deal for former player to return...

Reliable BBC journalist David Ornstein confirmed on Saturday night that former Gunner Freddie Ljungberg will return as a youth team coach, claiming 'that deal is done'.

Arsenal managerial shortlist down to 2 main candidates, interviews this week

SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Mikel Arteta and Max Allegri look to be the two leading candidates for the Arsenal job with the former Arsenal man said to be the favourite to get the job

Arsenal reduce Wenger-replacement list to 3 fantastic choices

Arsenal have reportedly reduced their long short-list of people to replace Arsene Wenger to just three managers – Massimiliano Allegri, Patrick Vieira, and Mikel Arteta.

Dream pair favourites to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

Massimiliano Allegri and Mikel Arteta are the two leading candidates to take over from Arsene Wenger this summer according to Chris Wheatley.

Sun accuse Manchester City star of begging Arteta not to join...

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mikel Arteta, Manchester City coach looks on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Southampton at Etihad Stadium on November 29, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
When I saw a headline on the S*n’s website about Fernandinho begging Mikel Arteta to stay at the club this summer, my interest was piqued.

Pep Guardiola responds to rumours about new manager taking over at...

SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Pep Guardiola says Mikel Arteta was a big factor in Manchester City's success this season, and the Spaniard deserves whatever he wants amid links to the Arsenal job.

David Ornstein leaks details of Arsenal's 5-strong shortlist to replace Wenger

The Arsenal board drew up a five-strong shortlist to send to Stan Kroenke in the event of Arsene Wenger's departure, according to reliable BBC journalist David Ornstein.

Assessed: All 11 managers on Gazidis' shortlist to replace Wenger this...

MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 08: Arsene Wenger manager / head coach of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between AC Milan and Arsenal at the San Siro on March 8, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
On Friday morning, Arsene Wenger announced he's stepping down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season, but who will come in to replace him?

Arsenal line up 'serious contender' to replace Arsene Wenger

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Arsenal are lining up Patrick Vieira to take over from Arsene Wenger, according to reports, making him the latest in the long list of names the media claim the club are considering.

Evaluated: All 10 managers shortlisted to replace Arsene Wenger

Although nothing is confirmed, it has been widely reported that Arsenal's hierarchy are considering their options since the cup final defeat. The papers have suggested that if Wenger fails to qualify the club for the Champions League, that could spell the end for the manager.

2 more added to Arsenal's managerial shortlist: 9 assessed

Although nothing is confirmed, it has been widely reported that Arsenal's hierarchy are considering their options since the cup final defeat. The papers have suggested that if Wenger fails to qualify the club for the Champions League, that could spell the end for the manager.

Arsenal and Everton set to fight over Pep Guardiola's right-hand man...

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mikel Arteta, Manchester City coach looks on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Southampton at Etihad Stadium on November 29, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Arsenal not only reportedly want to hire Mikel Arteta as manager in the summer, they're allegedly going up against Everton in order to do so.

3 managers Arsenal should not be considering to replace Wenger

The media have linked Patrick Vieira, Mikel Arteta and Thierry Henry to the Arsenal manager's job this week, but is it really a good idea to hire a former player?

All 7 managers shortlisted to replace Arsene Wenger assessed

On Tuesday Morning, sources close to Arsenal revealed the seven names on the club's shortlist to replace Arsene Wenger at the end of the season.

Defensive blunders, dramatic Pep Guardiola & ‘Aguerooo!’: 23 things Arsenal fans...

After Arsenal lost 2-1 at home to Östersunds FK on Thursday night, it's probably fair to say that Gooners aren't expecting much from the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday.

Why did Arsenal get rid of Francis Coquelin?

Francis Coquelin v Manchester United
Seemingly out of nowhere, Arsenal sold Francis Coquelin to Valencia, so what happened and why did Arsene Wenger seem happy to get rid of the player?

Episode 129: We wanted to focus on the League…Cup

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Stephen bemoan embarrassment at Nottingham Forest and also make sense of the Chelsea game.

He snubbed Tottenham and other reasons this man would be an...

Mikel Arteta
Mikel Arteta has been mentioned as Arsene Wenger's successor and Arsenal fans seem pretty split on the rumour.

3 Arsenal rumours to really get you excited

A potential squad overhaul, a new contract for our best player and an ex-player returning as manager are getting me excited.

Arsenal lineup wildcard manager replacement for 2019

Mikel Arteta
Arsenal have lined up Mikel Arteta as Arsène Wenger's successor, according to reports, after the Manchester City coach impressed in his new role.

Key man: Another Arsenal captain shining at Manchester City when he...

Mikel Arteta
Mikel Arteta has a played a huge role in Manchester City's success this season, and is showing what Arsenal are missing out on.

Fans torn on 35-year-old being Arsene Wenger's replacement at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta
Arsenal fans are torn over whether Mikel Arteta should one day replace Arsene Wenger.

Tony Cascarino names which former Arsenal player should replace Arsene Wenger...

Tony Cascarino feels Mikel Arteta would be the ideal man to succeed Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager.

Wenger goes peak Arsene and compares football to sumo wrestling

Arsène Wenger responded to questions about the rumoured post-Manchester derby fracas by comparing football to sumo wrestling.

Arsenal fans furious with Alexis Sanchez for what he did after...

Alexis Sanchez made the mistake of hugging an old team mate after the 3-1 defeat to Manchester City.

Why did Arteta join Manchester City instead staying with Arsenal?

Mikel Arteta
After Guardiola highlighted Mikel Arteta's involvement in Raheem Sterling's development, many fans are again asking the question why Arteta isn't still here in North London.

Is this the end of Francis Coquelin's Arsenal career?

Francis Coquelin v Manchester United
Amid talk of Arsenal signing a new central midfielder, we take a look at the prospects of Francis Coquelin.

Arteta – Toral can fit in well at Rangers

Mikel Arteta
Former Arsenal captain and Rangers man, Mikel Arteta, believes that Jon Toral can be a success at Rangers after the 21-year-old sealed a loan deal to the SPL this week.

Arsenal pair convince Spanish midfielder to join Rangers

Jon Toral
Jon Toral has revealed that Gedion Zelalem and Mikel Arteta both helped him to make up his mind about joining Rangers on loan.

Watch: Arteta chats with Arsenal players in Manchester City tunnel

Mikel Arteta
One of the only good things to come out of Sunday was seeing Mikel Arteta's face again, although I'd rather it was under better circumstances.

Look: Ex-midfielder refuses to celebrate Manchester City win over Arsenal

Mikel Arteta
Mikel Arteta seemingly refused to celebrate Manchester City's winning goal against Arsenal on Sunday.

Former Arsenal man could lure Gunner to Manchester City - report

The latest in the Hector Bellerin to Manchester City drama is that apparently former Arsenal midfielder, Mikel Arteta, is set to lure the defender to the Etihad... you what?

Look: Per Mertesacker photo up on Arsenal’s captain’s wall

Per Mertesacker
Arsenal may not have had a proper captain start a league match since some time in 2014, but Per Mertesacker has had his portrait placed on the captain’s wall despite being sidelined until the last six months of his contract.

Does former Arsenal captain really deserve to be branded a 'snake'?

On Monday, Mikel Arteta began working for his new club, Manchester City, and subsequently deleted all evidence of him ever playing for Arsenal off of his social media.

Defender expected to be new Arsenal captain

Per Mertesacker looks set to be promoted to Arsenal captain after the departure of Mikel Arteta.

Confirmed: Arsenal midfielder joins Manchester City

Mikel Arteta has confirmed that he's joining Pep Guardiola's coaching staff at Manchester City.

Monday recap: The Arsenal rumour mill kicks back into gear

Despite it being quiet on the news front, the rumour mill has started spinning again and it's been spitting out some familiar names.

Arsenal man downs down deal with Gunners in favour of Manchester...

Mikel Arteta has reportedly turned down the chance to stay in north London, opting to join Pep Guardiola at Manchester City instead.

Friday recap: Wenger on Payet; Vardy, Morata and more

It's all a bit quiet on the Arsenal front at the moment but here's the latest news and gossip from Friday.

Arsenal fans gutted as ex-midfielder is linked with Manchester City job

Mikel Arteta
As much as we don't want to admit it, Mikel Arteta taking up a coaching role at Manchester City is looking likelier than ever.

Bellerin: I’m very attached to these three Arsenal men

Hector Bellerin has revealed that when he first moved to London, Mikel Arteta and his wife, Lorena Bernal, ‘adopted’ him and helped him settle.

Wenger tips Arsenal midfielder to become coach

Mikel Arteta
Following Mikel Arteta's recent departure and confirmation that the midfielder has more or less retired from playing football, Arsene Wenger has hailed the 34-year-old's leadership.

Arsenal midfielder: I do have regrets

Mikel Arteta has revealed that he, along with the Arsenal squad, do have regrets over the way the 2015/16 season panned out.

Spanish press: Arsenal man will snub Tottenham to join Manchester City

Mikel Arteta
With Mikel Arteta about to hang up his playing boots and move into coaching, it seems like he is about to join Manchester City despite having an offer from Arsenal (and Tottenham) according to Marca in Spain.

Who should be crowned Arsenal captain next season?

With Mikel Arteta headed for pastures blue (allegedly) and Per Mertesacker spending less and less time on the actual pitch, is it time for Arsene Wenger to pick a new Arsenal captain?

Spanish midfielder says he's not good enough for Arsenal

An emotional day on Sunday drew a close to Mikel Arteta's career as an Arsenal player and the midfielder believes it was time.

Finishing above Spurs is nothing, here's what Arsenal have to do...

A fortnight ago I wrote that second place was still within Arsenal's reach despite the points gap, and with one point from a possible nine, Tottenham made my optimism a reality.

Arteta confirms Arsenal offers along with Manchester City and Tottenham

Mikel Arteta had a tearful farewell at the Emirates Stadium yesterday as his Arsenal playing career came to an end.

Wenger thanks two players after beating Aston Villa to finish second

Arsene Wenger took a moment following Arsenal's win over Aston Villa to thank Mikel Arteta and Tomas Rosicky.

Wenger: We’re losing three leaders this summer

Mikel Arteta, Mathieu Flamini and Tomas Rosicky are all confirmed to be leaving Arsenal in the summer and Arsene Wenger acknowledged everything they have done for the club ahead of Aston Villa.

Bundesliga club: We fill fight for Arsenal target

Borussia Monchengladbach sound as if they've accepted defeat and realise that midfielder, Granit Xhaka, will be leaving for better opportunities this summer.

Wenger admits midfielder could leave for Manchester City

Once again, rumours that Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta could leave for Manchester City have reared their head and it looks more likely than ever.

Nine players will leave Arsenal this summer - report

On Friday the Sun claimed that nine players could be set for the exit door at Arsenal when the summer transfer window opens.

Spurs to rival Manchester City for Arsenal midfielder

Possibly leaving Arsenal in the summer, could Mikel Arteta become the first captain since Sol Campbell to cross the north London divide?

Manchester City lineup Mikel Arteta move with Tottenham also an option

The Daily Mirror are today claiming that Pep Guardiola wants to bring Mikel Arteta to Manchester City as part of his coaching staff.

Pictures: Two injured Arsenal stars train with first team

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Mikel Arteta and Laurent Koscielny were pictured training with the first team ahead of their showdown with Barcelona on Wednesday night. Arteta returned to full...

Pictures: Arsenal train ahead of Barcelona showdown

Arsenal players took to the pitch for their last home training session ahead of their Champions League match against Barcelona. With Laurent Koscielny returning to...

Arsenal star admits he is desperate to return to Barcelona

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta is desperate to finally play at Camp Nou, 14 years after he left Barcelona for good. Trained at the famous La Masia...

Arteta finally answers on if he'll join Manchester City or Tottenham

Taking his coaching badges and frequently injured, Mikel Arteta's future seems destined to end in a coaching rule. But where? The Arsenal captain has been taking...

Arsenal’s full injury list ahead of Watford clash

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

Arsenal leader urges players to control their desire

Eight points behind Leicester City in the race for the Premier League title, Arsenal have a lot of catching up to do and just...

What was said in Arsenal’s secret team meeting?

Theo Walcott has revealed that the Arsenal players organised a meeting without the manager's prior knowledge to clear the air after the recent poor...

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

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

Roundup: Arsenal news and gossip 8th March

A series of games without a win was brought to an end by Arsenal on Tuesday night. The Gunners put four past Hull without reply...

Arsenal midfielder back in training ahead of busy schedule

With fixtures coming thick and fast, Arsenal are in need of a big squad. UPDATE: Wenger gives updates on Mertesacker, Gabriel and Ramsey after Hull game Unfortunately, we...

Are these five players set to be fired from Arsenal?

With Arsenal’s title challenge falling down around their ears, a few media outlets have taken to looking at the squad ahead of the summer. The...

Watch: Arsenal and Barcelona captains preview Tuesday's game

Two players who played together as teenagers coming through Barcelona's academy, Mikel Arteta and Andres Iniesta know each other well. Now captains of two of...

Arsenal could lose captain to title rivals yet again

Pep Guardiola's first addition to his backroom staff at Manchester City could be Arsenal midfielder and captain Mikel Arteta. That's according to The Times, but would...

Injuries: Arsenal without midfielder and defender against Barcelona

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

Arsenal captain excited by academy player

Injuries to the likes of Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sánchez have been concerning this season, but they have meant chances for other...

Arsenal midfielder returns to training ahead of clash with Sunderland

Mikel Arteta was one of the players to get a run out in training ahead of Arsenal's clash against Sunderland. The midfielder, who's been sidelined...

Wenger wants 'complicated' transfer completed before Arsenal face Liverpool

The links with Mohamed Elneny emerged on Christmas Eve. By the time Arsenal played Bournemouth on the 28th of December, it was already pretty clear...

Predicted XI: Jeff set for debut against Sunderland as Wenger rotates

Arsenal predicted lineup
The FA Cup returns this weekend with the third round, and Arsenal welcome Sunderland to the Emirates Stadium as they start another defence of...

Team news: Alexis not ready for Sunderland, Arteta available

Arsène Wenger has revealed the late team news ahead of Arsenal's game against Sunderland on Saturday. The Gunners are expected to rotate for the FA...

Arsenal midfielder makes injury return for u21s

Mikel Arteta is making his return from injury with an outing for the u21s against Blackburn Rovers this afternoon. The club captain has been out...

Arsenal midfielder suffers setback

Already without Francis Coquelin and Santi Cazorla, it would be handy to have Mikel Arteta around right about now. Alas, he's still injured. The Arsenal...

If Arsenal fans predicted Coquelin injury, why didn't Wenger?

'And so it is, just like you said it would be...'. Without wishing to speculate, it wouldn't be inappropriate if Damian Rice's lyrics, accompanied...

Five takeaways from Arsenal’s 2-1 loss to West Bromwich Albion

After a difficult week in which Arsenal's French contingent were mentally assaulted by the atrocities committed in Paris, fans were looking forward to a...

Wenger unsure of extent of Arsenal’s injury crisis

After both Francis Coquelin and his replacement Mikel Arteta were taken off against West Brom, Wenger admitted that he's unsure how long either one...

Three Arsenal men back in training ahead of Tottenham game

Arsenal injury news
Arsenal have received something of a boost, as both Mikel Arteta and Laurent Koscielny were both back in training on Saturday. The French centre-half was only...

Is Mikel Arteta edging closer to retirement?

Over the past 12 months, it's seemed incredibly likely that Mikel Arteta won't be a regular fixture in the Arsenal midfield ever again. Clearly a player...

The ex-player Wenger may want to replace him

His footballing education began at Barcelona's famous La Masia and it is set to end at Arsenal. In between, among other clubs, Mikel Arteta played...

Sixth player ruled out for Arsenal ahead of Everton game

Mikel Arteta has been ruled out of the game against his former club after picking up an ankle injury in training. The club captain, who...

Is competing for Premier League as hard as Arsenal midfielder claims?

Mikel Arteta believes it's incredibly hard to win the Premier League because you have to be consistent week in, week out, but is he...

Two midfielders return but Koscielny faces fitness test for Watford

Arsenal injury news
Premier League football is back this weekend, and Arsenal will be in action away to Watford on Saturday afternoon. It appears that no players have...

Why Arteta’s view that Mertesacker can be a great captain is...

In a genuinely decent interview with Arsenal's YouTube channel, Mikel Arteta has spoken about his roots and footballing career until the present day. A touching aspect...

Team news: Should Arsenal fans be worried about Koscielny's injury?

Arsenal team news
Arsenal's team news for our match against Watford has been released and it appears that although Alexis Sanchez is fine, Laurent Koscielny might not...

Why Arteta is right that Arsenal can win the title this...

Mikel Arteta believes that Arsenal have the best chance of winning the Premier League this season and he's completely right. Our 3-0 win against Manchester...

Arteta has high praise for Wenger

Currently injured, Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta has had some great words to say about manager Arsène Wenger. The Frenchman has come under plenty of criticism...

Arsenal player steps up preparations for retirement

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta is undoubtedly a thinker. Never the quickest, Arteta sees the game and looks to build it. For Rangers and Everton he...

Captain calls for unity ahead of Manchester United game

Mikel Arteta has used his column in this weekend's Manchester United matchday programme to call for unity from the side after their midweek fiasco. "After...

Team News: Hamstring problems strike again ahead of Manchester United game

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal will be without Laurent Koscielny for the game against Manchester United on Sunday. The defender picked up the problem...

Team news: Arsenal could face Olympiacos without any defensive midfielders

Arsenal team news
Just when we thought everything was looking up, the football Gods had to bring us back down to earth. It appears that Arsenal are about...

'Slow' Arteta becomes fastest Arsenal player

I, along with 90% of the Goonerverse, are now being forced to eat our words regarding Mikel Arteta's lack of pace following the news...

Arsenal captain admits young defender doesn't care about Debuchy competition

Mikel Arteta believes that although Hector Bellerin has made leaps and bounds in terms of progress since last season, he still needs to continue...

Predicted XI: North London derby heroes to be dropped for Leicester

Arsenal predicted lineup
A heavily rotated Arsenal side won 2-1 at White Hart Lane on Wednesday night, but we aren't expecting many of those players to feature...

Predicted XI: Wenger to drop his superstars at Tottenham

Arsenal predicted lineup
It didn't pay off in Zagreb last week, but expect Arsène Wenger to rotate his squad again when Arsenal visit White Hart Lane on...

Arsenal captain claims it took Cech no time to get over...

Numerous players have referred to Arsenal as a 'family club' and, according to Mikel Arteta, Petr Cech felt the same when he first transferred...

Arsenal captain urges team to react against Chelsea

Poor Mikel Arteta appears to have taken the loss against Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League to heart and wants to harness that disappointment in...

Arsenal captain admits Giroud's red card contributed to Champions League loss

Mikel Arteta made his first start for Arsenal this season against Dinamo Zagreb but the captain was dejected after we lost 2-1. The midfielder was...

Predicted XI: A midfield shock? Bellerín and Ramsey out

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsène Wenger will name his first Champions League team of the season on Wednesday night, but who will he pick? Héctor Bellerín and Aaron Ramsey...

Arteta praises Stoke’s transfer business

Arsenal's captain, Mikel Arteta, has praised Stoke for the business they have done over the summer. With talents you wouldn't normally associate with Stoke arriving,...

Predicted XI to face Stoke: Wenger to shock us?

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

Midfielder hopes his relationship with Arsenal defender can continue

Mikel Arteta has spoken about his bond with vice-captain Per Mertesacker and how he believes they're quite similar. Both Arteta and Mertesacker were signed in...

Spanish Midfielder admits he has always supported Arsenal

Despite being sidelined for most of last season with a calf problem, Mikel Arteta claims his love for the club hasn't diminished and being part...

Midfielder admits he felt wasted at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta has given a heart felt interview about his time out with injury and explained just how frustrating it is not to be...

Video: Arsenal stars and mascot appear in hilarious video for charity

Mikel Arteta, Theo Walcott and, erm, Gunnersaurus have been taking penalties to raise awareness for 'The Global Goals'. Only there's a twist. Literally. The Arsenal players...

Midfielder admits to having a difficult time at Arsenal

Arteta talks about being a substitute and recovering from injury.

Wenger suggests he won't be signing a midfielder

Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger has been linked with a number of midfielders all summer long but has now suggested he won't be signing one...

Arsenal legend: Gunners need a new Vieira

Perry Groves believes Arsenal need new central midfielder and striker to compete.

Wenger expecting transfer movement

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger refused to give up any ground when questioned about transfers in Friday's press conference. The Arsenal manager is notoriously quiet when...

Team news: Wenger gives updates ahead of Liverpool clash

Arsenal team news
Arsène Wenger has given the latest injury updates ahead of Monday night's clash against Liverpool, and it's good news for Arsenal fans. For once there...

Arsenal midfielder says players are united after difficult times

After a long spell on the sidelines Mikel Arteta returned to the Arsenal side in Sunday's win over Crystal Palace, and is backing the...

Arsenal captain speaks after return from injury

Mikel Arteta played 20 minutes of Arsenal's 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace on Sunday, making his first Premier League appearance since November last year. The...

Player ratings: Ozil runs rings around Crystal Palace

Ozil unreal against Crystal Palace.

Arsenal midfielder praises Wenger and has a dig at Chelsea

Arsenal may have had a tough week but, unlike other clubs, the blame and attention hasn't been shifted to people who, frankly, don't deserve it. Elsewhere...

Arsenal find solution to midfield issues

Helen Trantum column
Our need for a new “DM” since 2008 have become the stuff of legend. Since Flamini ran his contract down and some Arsenal fans were...

Arteta: Arsenal youngster 'one of the best talents I've seen'

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta has played with some incredible players during his career, and he thinks Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is among the very best of...

Player Ratings: Arsenal boy runs Chelsea ragged

The Ox took the game by the horns and came away with Man of the Match.

Arsenal celebrate trophy win

The players react to our win over Chelsea in the Community Shield.

Why Arsenal still need Mikel Arteta

by Leutrim Rexhaj August 8th is right there, people. The start of the Premier League season has many a fan salivating after what feels like an...

Episode 1: Winning trophies is getting boring now

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Welcome to the new Daily Cannon podcast. In the inaugural episode of the new Daily Cannon Weekly podcast, three writers from the site discuss pre-season,...

Arteta: We have momentum and belief

by Lewis Ambrose After seven months Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta finally played at Emirates Stadium again over the weekend, starting in Sunday's win over VfL...

How should Arsenal set up their midfield in 2015/16?

By Matthew Wade Arsenal's midfield has an embarrassment of riches: does more mean merrier? With Arsenal's improving squad strength, other challenges arise - how does the...

PSG midfielder angling for Arsenal move - report

by Lewis Ambrose Paris Saint-Germain will let midfielder Thiago Motta go this summer, and he could solve Arsenal's woes. Arsène Wenger currently has Francis Coquelin, Mikel...

Claims that Arsenal man has suffered new pre-season injury

by Lewis Ambrose Last week saw Arsenal confirm that captain Mikel Arteta has extended his contract. The central midfielder hasn't played since November but confirmed that...

Arsenal captains love transfer

by Lewis Ambrose Mikel Arteta and Per Mertesacker are the undoubted leaders of the Arsenal dressing room, and are both thrilled to have another old head...

Arsenal midfielder will fight for his place

by Lewis Ambrose The 2014/15 season was a troublesome one for Mikel Arteta. His first campaign as Arsenal captain didn't go as he would have wished,...

Arsenal midfielder explains contract situation

by Lewis Ambrose As early as April questions were being asked of Arsène Wenger and Mikel Arteta as the Arsenal captain approached the end of...

Arsenal captain: We are coming

by Nia Griffiths The Captain, Mikel Arteta has warned Singapore that the team is on its way. Whether this is genuinely a warning or just a...

Arsenal boss confirms midfielder contract extension

by Nia Griffiths Arsene Wenger has confirmed Mikel Arteta's contract extension once and for all. Originally thought to be potentially leaving during the summer transfer window,...

Photo: New signing poses with Arsenal captain

by Lewis Ambrose At the end of June Arsenal completed the signing of teenage Romanian midfielder Vlad Dragomir. It remains to be seen how long we...

Is Mesut Özil Arsenal’s most undervalued player?

by Helen Trantum Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. So goes the proverb, and never was it more true in football – as Google...

Arsenal midfielder set to stay at the club

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal confirmed on Wednesday that Abou Diaby and four Academy graduates have left the club with their contracts expiring at the end...

Arsenal skipper delighted with signing of Chelsea man

by Nia Griffiths Mikel Arteta is the latest in a long line of Arsenal players to show his support for new signing Petr Cech. After the...

Arteta: The way we do that is phenomenal

by Mosope Ominiyi Captain Mikel Arteta has stated his belief that the attitude shown within the Gunners' squad can help push the club to more...

Arsenal superstars reveal European football news

by Nia Griffiths Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud (and Mikel Arteta... sort of) have teamed up with BT Sport to help promote their new European...

Arsenal skipper praises his second in command

by Nia Griffiths Mikel Arteta was full of praise for his Vice-captain in our victory parade this weekend - and deservedly so. The Captain, who's unfortunately...

Arsenal 14/15 School Report: The Midfielders

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

Mertesacker and Arteta ranked most helpful

According to a selection of Gunners, Per Mertesacker and Mikel Arteta are the most helpful players. Apparently the defender and midfielder are both always on...

Arsenal doubts over two key players ahead of Manchester United

Arsenal go to Old Trafford this Sunday in a classic rubber match with Manchester United. Here's a status update on the current injury list. Fitness has...

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

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

Duo’s contracts to be sorted by end of season amid exit...

Arsene Wenger believes Mikel Arteta and Tomas Rosicky's contracts will be sorted before the end of the season. Both players are out of contract with...

Two out, one doubt for Arsenal’s trip to Hull

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has returned to training. The midfielder has been out since the game against Manchester United in the FA...

Injury update: Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta is hoping to return to the Arsenal team 'soon.' The captain has been out of action since he picked up an ankle injury...

Injury Updates: First battle in Chelsea war lies in the treatment...

As Chelsea's match with Arsenal on Sunday draws closer, they find themselves without three valued strikers. The Independent is currently reporting that none of Chelsea's...

Arsenal team news ahead of Chelsea clash

Arsene Wenger revealed Arsenal's team news ahead of the Chelsea match in this week's press conference. Per Mertesacker, who picked up an ankle injury against...

Injury Update: Defender a doubt for Chelsea game

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

Midfielder ‘desperate’ for Arsenal contract

Mikel Arteta is 'desperate' to stay at Arsenal and will sign any contract they give him according to the Daily Star. The Arsenal captain, who...

Wilshere gets the nod from Wenger for semi-final squad

Jack Wilshere will return to the Arsenal squad for the FA Cup semi-final against Reading. The midfielder, who has been out of action since he...

Arsenal to offer midfield duo contracts, third to leave

Tomas Rosicky and Mikel Arteta will both be offered new deals in the summer. That's according to recent press reports. The pair, who are both out...

Pre-Reading injury updates + team news

Arsene Wenger has practically a full squad to pick from once again in news that will warm the hearts of Gunners everywhere. Just Mikel Arteta...

Injury updates: Szczesny, Arteta, Diaby, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Wilshere, Koscielny

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Thursday ahead of his side's game at Burnley and gave updates on his injured players.

Returning quad to face Stoke, rare chance to see lesser-spotted midfielder

Mikel Arteta, Jack Wilshere, Abou Diaby and Serge Gnabry will all play for the u21's on Tuesday.

Wenger confident contracts will be agreed

Arsene Wenger is confident of signing up two of his elder statesmen to new contracts.

Arsenal trio could return for Liverpool game

Mathieu Debuchy, Jack Wilshere and Abou Diaby all played actual football this week. Returning to first-team training after a lengthy spell on the sidelines, the...

Wilshere, Diaby, Arteta, Debuchy play for Arsenal XI v Brentford

Four Arsenal players returned for a friendly against Brentford on Tuesday.

Quadruple injury boost for Arsenal ahead of Liverpool game

Arsenal could welcome back four players from injury ahead of their game against Liverpool.

Tactics: Why Arsenal need Arteta instead of Coquelin

Arsène Wenger will soon have to choose between keeping the dogged Francis Coquelin in his team, or putting his captain Mikel Arteta back in to the side.

Injury update: Jack Wilshere + others

Arsene Wenger has given an update on a number of his injured players ahead of the game against Newcastle.

Mikel Arteta prepares for life after playing

Mikel Arteta is taking his coaching badges and has taken the next step along that path by coaching Arsenal youngsters.

Photos: Quadruple injury boost for Gunners

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

Arteta: Nacho is great but he talks funny

People don't often talk about Nacho Monreal. Mikel Arteta decided to do something about that.

Arteta back in training with new deal on the table

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Mikel Arteta has returned to full training on Friday. The Spaniard, who has been out with a calf problem for...

Are Arsenal really about to let another captain leave?

If chatter over the weekend is to be believed, then this season may be Mikel Arteta's last in an Arsenal shirt. Is that a good thing?

Three players headed for the Arsenal exit-door this summer?

Three players have been linked with an Arsenal-exit this summer, so will they actually be leaving?

Double injury boost for Arsenal

Arsenal fans received some good news on Friday when it revealed two injured stars were set to return to training.

Video Arsenal captain praises former Liverpool man

Arsenal's captain Mikel Arteta has given an interview to UEFA about his compatriot Xabi Alonso.

Pre-Leicester Arsenal team news + injury updates

Who's fit, who's not? Find out here.

Mikel Arteta reveals who is the best at delivering the final...

Mikel Arteta gives his thoughts on the recent performances of Santi Cazorla and Mesut Ozil and reveals which one plays the best through balls.

How Arsenal can keep Coquelin and sign another defensive midfielder

A new deal is on the cards for Francis Coquelin and Paul Williams explains why that's a very good thing.

Arsenal close to another new deal

Out of contract in the summer, Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Francis Coquelin is close to agreeing a new deal, but what about the others who are free to leave in the summer?

Arsenal captain signs new deal

Arsenal have a greed a contract extension with their skipper, Mikel Arteta.

The tale of the two expiring Arsenal contracts

After joyfully watching Arsenal comprehensively beat Manchester City on Sunday, two players came to mind: Mikel Arteta and Francis Coquelin. With almost ten years apart...

Injury update – Arteta undergoes surgery, out for three months

After reporting earlier on Thursday that Mikel Arteta would be out for another few weeks - we couldn't have been more wrong. Going on reports...

Injury update – Mikel Arteta

Arsenal's captain has suffered an injury set-back and looks likely to be missing for some time yet. Mikel Arteta has been sidelined with a calf...

Aaron Ramsey vs Stoke – One of Many Magic Moments

A look back at some of the best moments at the Emirates in recent years, why they were quite so magical, and a look...