Tag: nacho Monreal

Arsenal set to have major rotation issue for Europa League clash

Arsenal's u23 team selection against Blackburn Rovers revealed a big issue the Gunners will have at left-back, when they face FC Vorskla at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday.

Arsenal star wants to keep playing until he's 40

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 15: Nacho Monreal of Arsenal takes a throw in during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 second leg match between Arsenal and AC Milan at Emirates Stadium on March 15, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Nacho Monreal wants to keep playing until he's in his 40s, and thinks his retirement is still far away at the moment.

‘Door open’ in January for Arsenal to buy Luis as Barcelona...

It’s been a while since Barcelona annoyed us, so in case you're missing them, Sport in Spain report that they have identified Nacho Monreal as a possible solution to their left-back issue.

Arsenal star confirms the truth about Özil-Emery 'bust up' reports

CARDIFF, WALES - SEPTEMBER 02: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Arsenal FC at Cardiff City Stadium on September 2, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Nacho Monreal has confirmed what most of us suspected, that Mesut Özil's supposed bust up with Unai Emery was invented by the media.

Arsenal star admits they performed worse against West Ham than Chelsea

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 15: Nacho Monreal of Arsenal takes a throw in during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 second leg match between Arsenal and AC Milan at Emirates Stadium on March 15, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Nacho Monreal has admitted the team probably performed worse against West Ham United than Chelsea, but still thinks they're on the right track under Unai Emery.

Massive double Manchester City boost ahead of Arsenal game

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Raheem Sterling of Manchester City (L) celebrates scoring his sides third goal with Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City (R) during the Premier League match between Manchester City and AFC Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Kevin de Bruyne and Raheem Sterling are both available for selection after the pair returned from their post-World Cup vacation in ‘perfect condition’ for Sunday’s match.

Double boost as injured Arsenal duo return to training for Manchester...

Aaron Ramsey and Nacho Monreal have both returned to training with Arsenal ahead of the team's first Premier League match against Manchester City this weekend.

Unai Emery admits senior star unlikely to face Manchester City

Nacho Monreal is expected to join the Arsenal team in training on Tuesday after working alone with a physical coach as he tries to recover from a ‘little problem’ in his knee but Unai Emery has pretty much ruled him out of the City game.

Arsenal star 'pleased' after La Liga club make contact, but won't...

Spain's Ignacio Monreal attend a training session of Spain's football national team at the Spanish Football Federation's 'Ciudad del Futbol' in Las Rozas, near Madrid on May 29, 2018. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)
Nacho Monreal is 'pleased' with the interest from Real Sociedad, after they presented his agent with a proposal to leave Arsenal, but he isn't going to force a move.

Rated: Arsenal's 10 players in this summer's World Cup

KALININGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Granit Xhaka of Switzerland celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Serbia and Switzerland at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 22, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
This summer, Arsenal had 10 players participating in the World Cup, if you include new signing Lucas Torreira, so let's take a look at how they all got on.

Spanish club get positive feedback from Arsenal star over transfer: Formal...

Nacho Monreal has responded positively to initial contact from Real Sociedad over a possible transfer this summer, according to reports in Spain.

Arsenal star considers exit to move closer to his family

Spain's Ignacio Monreal attend a training session of Spain's football national team at the Spanish Football Federation's 'Ciudad del Futbol' in Las Rozas, near Madrid on May 29, 2018. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)
Real Sociedad are continuing to pursue Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal, hoping to lure him to Spain with first-team football and the chance to be close to his family.

La Liga club make 'ambitious move' for Arsenal star: Player 'interested'...

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 15: Nacho Monreal of Arsenal takes a throw in during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 second leg match between Arsenal and AC Milan at Emirates Stadium on March 15, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Real Sociedad are hoping to lure Nacho Monreal away from Arsenal and back to Spain, according to further reports in the last 24 hours.

Major €40m sale funds La Liga side to move for Arsenal...

Real Sociedad's €40m sale of Alvaro Odriozola to Real Madrid could provide them with the funds to make a serious move for Nacho Monreal, according to reports in Spain.

La Liga club 'make first contact' with Arsenal star over summer...

Spain's Ignacio Monreal attend a training session of Spain's football national team at the Spanish Football Federation's 'Ciudad del Futbol' in Las Rozas, near Madrid on May 29, 2018. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)
Real Sociedad have made first contact with Nacho Monreal over a summer move to Spain, according to reports in the country.

Club move to sign Arsenal fan favourite with 1 year on...

Real Sociedad are targeting Nacho Monreal as a summer signing, according to reports in Spain, with the defender's contract with Arsenal now entering it's final year.

Assessed: Arsenal's 9 players at the World Cup after 1 round...

On Tuesday afternoon the first round of World Cup matches drew to a close, so let's take a look at how the Arsenal players are getting on at the tournament so far.

Does he really deserve to be Arsenal’s player of the season?

Player of the season for Arsenal seems a bit of an oxymoron after the campaign we’ve just witnessed and, to be honest, this article is going to reflect that.

Arsenal at the World Cup: Who should you be supporting?

It’s nearly that time again. The 2018 World Cup is fast approaching, with the first match taking place on the 14th of June between Russia and Saudi Arabia.

'Captain's performance', 'He was always a threat': Player Ratings v Huddersfield...

Arsenal gave Arsene Wenger one final win as a send off on Sunday afternoon, with a 1-0 victory over Huddersfield Town.

Star forward dropped from Wenger's final line-up: Predicted XI vs Huddersfield

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Arsenal face Huddersfield Town at the John Smith's Stadium on Sunday, in the final match of the season and Arsene Wenger's last game in charge of the club.

Star striker dropped: Predicted XI v Leicester City

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal and his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Arsenal face Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday, as the Premier League season draws to a close this week.

6 exciting replacements for ageing Arsenal man identified by Sven Mislintat

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Sven Mislintat has identified a long-term replacement for Nacho Monreal as one of four positions he wants to strengthen this summer, so let's look at who he could sign.

Arsenal plan to replace entire back-five this summer

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal looks at the UEFA Europa League Semi final match between Arsenal FC and Atletico Madrid at Emirates Stadium on April 26, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote / Getty Images)
Arsenal are planning a complete defensive overhaul this summer, with every member of the back-five under threat, according to reports.

'A really poor performance from him': Player ratings v Atletico Madrid

Arsenal fell disappointingly short on Thursday night in Madrid, failing to match the away goal Atletico scored in North London and ending up on the end of a 1-0 defeat.

Injured duo to return: Predicted XI v Atletico Madrid

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal with Granit Xhaka of Arsenal and Alex Iwobi of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on April 29, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Arsenal face Atletico Madrid in Spain on Thursday, in arguably the biggest game of the season for Arsene Wenger's side.

'What a debut', 'He didn't inspire confidence': Player ratings v Manchester...

Arsenal lost 2-1 to Manchester United on Sunday, but the very young and inexperienced team can mostly hold their heads high after a fighting performance.

Star striker dropped: Predicted XI v Manchester United

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 3rd Arsenal goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsenal face Manchester United this weekend at Old Trafford, as Arsene Wenger makes his final trip to his old rivals as manager of his current club.

'His form is becoming a concern': Player ratings v West Ham

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Arsenal kept their impressive win going with a 4-1 win in what we discovered on Friday would be Arsene Wenger's final London derby, against West Ham.

Star midfield duo to return: Predicted XI v West Ham United

Arsenal face West Ham United at home on Sunday, as the world reels from the news that it will be Arsene Wenger's penultimate Premier League match in North London.

This photo encapsulate the positives from Arsenal’s season

Arsenal's British striker Danny Welbeck celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg football match between CSKA Moscow and Arsenal at VEB Arena stadium in Moscow on April 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Alexander NEMENOV
This season, when it finishes – whether that be with a Europa League trophy or not – will be remembered as a turning point.

Will he ever learn?: Player ratings v Newcastle United

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

'Another poor performance from him': Arsenal player ratings v CSKA Moscow

Arsenal shook off a comeback scare to progress to the Europa League semi-finals with a 2-2 draw against CSKA Moscow on Thursday night.

Injuries and illnesses: Arsenal's depleted predicted XI v CSKA Moscow

Arsenal face CSKA Moscow on Thursday night at the VEB Arena in Russia, with a three-goal lead and a place in the Europa League semi-final on the line.

Surprising Arsenal player makes Top 10 passers list

Arsenal have one player in the top 10 most accurate passers in the Premier League this season, and rather surprisingly that player is Nacho Monreal.

Under-fire midfielder surprises fans with excellent performance: Arsenal player ratings v...

Arsenal overcame a brief comeback scare to ease past AC Milan with a 3-1 win in the second leg of their last-16 Europa League tie on Thursday.

Great news for Arsenal as Wenger confirms 2 key stars fit...

Arsene Wenger has announced the latest team news ahead of Arsenal's Europa League clash against AC Milan on Thursday and it's good news.

Assessed: The 4 signings Sven Mislintat wants to make for Arsenal

Sven Mislintat, formerly of Borussia Dortmund, has become Arsenal's new Head of Recruitment.
Sven Mislintat wants Arsenal to sign players in four different positions this summer, according to reports, in what is shaping up to be a significantly busier window than last year.

Damming stats show how bad Arsenal players have been

Nacho Monreal is Arsenal's best player this season and the only player to make the top 30 in the league, according to the Sky Sports power rankings.

Arsenal fans are all saying same thing about star ruled out...

I never thought I'd see the day when all Arsenal fans were united in their anxiety over a Nacho Monreal injury.

Arsenal’s Indispensable Man will miss out on World Cup

Nacho Monreal has enjoyed the best season of his Arsenal career, producing a level of excellence at both ends of the pitch.

'Hope he misses the season': Hypocritical Spurs fans go nuts over...

Tottenham fans have been going crazy over Nacho Monreal's 'dive' against Manchester City in the cup final on Sunday while ignoring the fact that they have Divey McDiverson in their team.

'Shameless': English media completely wrong as they turn on Arsenal star

After Arsenal's defeat to Manchester City in the League Cup final, many in the media chose to focus on Nacho Monreal's first-half dive, even though the Spaniard himself didn't claim a penalty.

Picking out the worst performers: Arsenal ratings v Manchester City

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 25: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal talks to Calum Chambers and Granit Xhaka of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Final between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on February 25, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal slumped to a humiliating League Cup final defeat on Sunday, losing 3-0 to Manchester City, and there was hardly a single positive individual performance of note.

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.

3 unlikely Arsenal stars recognised by UEFA for outstanding performances, Mesut...

Despite having a great match against Östersunds FK on Thursday night, Mesut Ozil hasn't been chosen by UEFA for their Europa League team of the week.

80% was good: Wenger identifies 3 things 20-year-old got right in...

In Arsenal's win over Östersunds FK, Ainsley Maitland-Niles played as a central midfielder. Arsene Wenger says it's the 20-year-old's 'natural position', so why do we see him there so rarely?

He's too risky: Arsenal player ratings v Östersund as surprising star...

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: David Ospina of Arsenal celebrates after Hector Bellerin of Arsenal scored the 3rd arsenal goal during the UEFA Europa League group H match between Arsenal FC and 1. FC Koeln at Emirates Stadium on September 14, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Arsenal put in a professional display to win 3-0 away in Östersund on Thursday night. Although the team never really hit top gear, a couple of individual performances shone through.

Missing: Arsenal's players lack of responsibility clear on social media after...

Arsenal players have gone into hiding on social media, after the North London derby defeat on Saturday.

Abject Arsenal: Only 1 player stands out in tragic Tottenham player...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur scores his side's first goal during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal lost 1-0 against Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday's North London derby, but they put in a terrible performance that deserved an even worse scoreline.

Genuine attempt to put together a Tottenham-Arsenal combined XI

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Arsenal face Spurs this weekend in the North London derby, and since combined XI's are all the rage right now, we've put one of our own together.

Iwobi dropped: Predicted Arsenal 4-3-3 for huge Tottenham game

After last week's emphatic win against Everton, Arsenal will want to keep the good feelings going with a similar starting XI in the North London derby on Saturday.

Double boost for Tottenham as key Arsenal man still doubtful

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Petr Cech of Arsenal walks off injured during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Petr Cech remains an injury doubt for Arsenal, while Tottenham can call upon Toby Alderweireld and new signing Lucas Moura for Saturday's North London derby.

Arsenal fans split over Gunners’ unexpected injury ‘boost’ ahead of Tottenham

Arsenal fans can't decide whether they're happy or annoyed that Petr Cech, Nacho Monreal and Danny Welbeck could all be fit for the Gunners' clash against Spurs on Saturday.

Great news for Arsenal fans as Gunners get triple fitness boost...

Petr Cech, Nacho Monreal and Danny Welbeck could all be fit for the North London derby this weekend. 

Only 2 Arsenal players rank in Premier League's best performing top-30...

Nacho Monreal and Mesut Ozil are among the 30 best performing Premier League players this season so far. 

Great news as key Arsenal fan favourite should be fit for...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Petr Cech of Arsenal walks off injured during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger gave updates on Petr Čech and Nacho Monreal after Arsenal's 5-1 win over Everton, during which he had to withdraw both players and it looks as if neither are suffering from serious problems.

Mkhi’s first match, ‘Swanselona’ & Ozil contract talk: 12 things Arsenal...

Arsenal face Swansea City on Tuesday, and with the squad rapidly changing many of us are expecting it to be an interesting match... for good and bad reasons.

'You don't win titles with him': Charlie Nicholas rips into Arsenal...

Former Gunner, Charlie Nicholas, has laid into Nacho Monreal insisting the 31-year-old isn't Arsenal's player of the season and you don't win titles with players like him.

Journalist hails unsung Arsenal star with excellent piece but there's a...

i Newspaper journalist, Jonathan Liew, has written a great piece on the unsung Arsenal hero that is Nacho Monreal but he's got one fact wrong...

Nacho Monreal names which stadium Arsenal "have good memories" playing at

Nacho Monreal is looking forward to another cup final at Wembley after helping Arsenal see off Chelsea in the Carabao Cup semi-final.

Athletic Bilbao eyes Arsenal defender as Aymeric Laporte replacement

Athletic Bilbao reportedly have Nacho Monreal on their list of replacements for Manchester City-bound Aymeric Laporte.

Arsene Wenger names which Arsenal player is "a silent leader"

Arsene Wenger thinks there's less focus on Nacho Monreal's fantastic recent performances because the Spaniard just quietly gets about his work without fuss.

Monreal is Arsenal’s hero again as Elneny underwhelms: Player ratings vs...

Granit Xhaka's winner against Chelsea saw Arsenal book their place in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley, with Nacho Monreal delivering a man-of-the-match performance.

4 Arsenal youngsters train ahead of Chelsea clash as duo could...

Reiss Nelson, Eddie Nketiah, Chuba Akpom and Matt Macey were all in training ahead of Arsenal's League Cup clash against Chelsea.

Arsenal blow: 2 strikers ruled out of Chelsea clash, 2 other...

Arsenal are without Olivier Giroud and Danny Welbeck for the second leg of their League Cup semi-final clash with Chelsea.

Artistry and Infectious: 2 Arsenal stars feature in Teams of the...

Nacho Monreal and Mesut Özil made it into various teams-of-the-week after their top quality performances for Arsenal in the 4-1 win over Crystal Palace.

Great news about Nacho Monreal injury

Nacho Monreal's substitution against Crystal Palace was just precautionary, says Arsene Wenger.

Boost for Arsenal as two players return from injury for Crystal...

Arsene Wenger gave the latest team news ahead of Arsenal's match against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

5 out for Arsenal, 1 key player in for Chelsea: Blow...

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Antonio Conte has confirmed that while Eden Hazard missed out on Chelsea's FA Cup draw against Norwich with a calf problem, the Belgian returns for Arsenal.

Massive Arsenal blow as 5 players ruled out & 2 face...

Arsene Wenger has delivered the latest Arsenal team news ahead of the Gunners' first League Cup semi-final clash against Chelsea on Wednesday.

Arsenal lose 6th player to injury as key midfielder ruled out...

In his press conference ahead of the Nottingham Forest FA Cup tie, Arsene Wenger confirmed that Granit Xhaka has become the latest Arsenal player to pick up an injury.

Injury crisis could see Arsenal missing six players for Chelsea clash

Arsenal are facing a crisis ahead of tonight's meeting with Chelsea, with up to six players potentially missing out through injury.

'They have little chance of playing' - Arsene Wenger doubtful over...

Arsene Wenger has revealed Sead Kolasinac, Laurent Koscielny and Mesut Ozil don't have much chance of playing against Chelsea on Wednesday.

Defender and forward included in Arsenal's top-three players of 2017

With 2017 coming to a close, it's time to look back on Arsenal's three best performers of the year. There haven't been many obvious candidates.

Arsenal defender is 2017's most improved player

Nacho Monreal has gone from being a decent left-back, to a key central defender for Arsenal in 2017, and has been the Gunners' most-improved player of the year.

Early team news as West Brom suffer huge injury blow and...

West Brom's £18m signing Nacer Chadli has been ruled out for another two months after suffering a reoccurrence of a hip injury.

Arsene Wenger names which two Arsenal players will return in January

Arsenal and Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey will return from a hamstring injury very early next month, but Spanish defender Nacho Monreal has been ruled for ten days.

Making it up as he goes along: Wenger acts as if...

After Laurent Koscielny and Nacho Monreal started two games in central defence in just a few days, many fans are asking why Calum Chambers and Rob Holding aren't being given a chance.

Bad news for Arsenal fans expecting Arsene Wenger to splash out...

If you were hoping that Arsene Wenger would make some of the January additions the media are reporting then you may have to prepare to be disappointed.

Martin Keown names which Arsenal defender has embarrassed his teammates

Martin Keown says Arsenal centre-backs should be embarrassed that Nacho Monreal is starting ahead of them.

Uncalled for: Manchester City man hits out at Arsene Wenger comments

Raheem Sterling says Arsène Wenger's post-City comments that the winger "dives well" were uncalled for, as the 23-year-old felt he had a right to go down.

Arsenal are top of the table for this ignominious statistic

Arsenal have made more errors leading to an opposition shot than any other team in the Premier League this season.

Statistics show Arsenal have one of the best defenders in the...

Nacho Monreal isn't a natural centre-back, but the statistics show why he's doing such a good job at the back for Arsenal in the last 18 months.

Lukaku is rubbish in big games & other things we learned...

Arsenal lost 3-1 against Manchester United on Saturday, as the Gunners failed to take advantage of an opportunity to solidify a top-four place.

Who will Arsenal players face at the World Cup next summer?

After the World Cup draw took place earlier this afternoon, we're looking at who the Arsenal players will face at the competition next summer.

Predicted 3-4-3 Arsenal lineup v Huddersfield: Ozil and Alexis rested, Wilshere...

Arsenal welcome Huddersfield to the Emirates on Wednesday, but Arsene Wenger may have a selection headache with one eye on Saturday's meeting with Manchester United.

Arsene Wenger names the three Arsenal players who shone in Sunday's...

Arsene Wenger has praised Shkodran Mustafi, Laurent Koscielny and Nacho Monreal for keeping a clean sheet against Burnley on Sunday.

Arsenal defender feels key star duo will do this in January

Nacho Monreal has no doubts about Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez's commitment to the club.

Nacho Monreal names which Arsenal player is "the Lebron James of...

Nacho Monreal has compared Alexis Sanchez to NBA superstar, LeBron James.

Naco Monreal names two players he hopes won't leave Arsenal in...

Nacho Monreal thinks that Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez will remain with the Gunners through the winter window, despite all the exit rumours.

This is how Arsenal could lose £142m next summer and £123m...

With a number of players running their contracts down, Arsenal could lose out on significant sums of money.

Frustrated Arsenal fans say the same thing after Nacho Monreal is...

Grumpy Arsenal fans have done what they normally do, and taken to Twitter to have a go at one of their own players.

What is he offering? Arsenal player ratings v Manchester City

Arsenal went to Manchester City and lost, just like we all expected them to.

Arsenal pair up for awards but face stiff Manchester City competition

Arsène Wenger and Nacho Monreal have made the shortlist for Premier League Manager and Player of the Month for October.

Only Tottenham star and Manchester City pair performing better that maligned...

Sky Sports have released their latest power ranking of the Premier League's most in form players.

Divisive Arsenal midfielder climbs to 4th in Sky Sports' Power Rankings

Aaron Ramsey has risen to fourth in the Premier League Power Rankings, emphasising his good form at the moment.

Arsenal fans name their favourite current player and why

We asked you guys on Twitter who your favourite current Arsenal player is and why, and the results seem to be pretty conclusive.

Hailing Arsenal's quiet unsung fan favourite

Nacho Monreal is fast becoming a fan favourite with at Arsenal, as one of the team's most consistent performers.

Four Arsenal players feature in various Team-of-the-Week articles

Mesut Özil, Sead Kolašinac, Nacho Monreal and Alexis Sanchez have all featured in various team-of-the-week articles, after Sunday's 5-2 win over Everton.

Hector Bellerin admits being really pleased for thisa Arsenal fan favourite

Hector Bellerín thinks every player has to chip in with a goal or assist from time to time, and he's glad that Monreal is doing that at the moment.

Why history tells us Arsenal will disappoint fans in January window...

The January transfer window is a couple of months away, so we're looking at the last few winter windows, to try and get an idea of the kind of business Arsenal might do this year.

Arsenal star admits missing a lot from his sunny home

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Hector Bellerín and Nacho Monreal took part in a rapid fire Q&A on the Arsenal YouTube channel, where they talked about a number of topics from football to cartoons.

This is how Arsenal's defence could look against Watford on Saturday

Arsenal have a few defensive issues to work out ahead of their trip to Watford on Saturday, with a number of absentees and doubts forcing manager Arsene Wenger into changes.

Arsenal international round-up: Ramsey's Wales eliminated, Monreal wins with Spain

Aaron Ramsey's Wales have failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Arsenal to assess 25-year-old's injury over the next 48 hours

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi will undergo scans in the next 48 hours, with fears that he could be out of action for a long time.

How have Arsenal turned things round since the Liverpool defeat?

When the Gunners lost 4-0 to Liverpool just a week after yet another failure to overturn Stoke away from home it looked like the team was in for another long season.

Surprising Arsenal man makes top 10 for Premier League touches, Granit...

While the fact that Granit Xhaka has already had the most touches in the Premier League this season probably won't surprise you, the second Arsenal player to get into the top 10 might.

Arsenal defender explains his initiation song and English difficulties

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Nacho Monreal has spoken to Arsenal about learning English and singing his initiation song.

Monreal explains when he felt most nervous at Arsenal

Nacho Monreal has looked like Arsenal's most composed defender in many of the Gunners' recent matches, but the Spaniard revealed to the club website that he's not always so calm.

These twelve Arsenal players have been called up for international duty

In total, twelve Arsenal first-team players have been called up to represent their countries over the international break.

Best 3 Arsenal players of the season so far

With seven Premier League games played, a League Cup tie completed and two Europa League clashes won, we look at Arsenal's three best players of the season so far.

Unlikely Arsenal man only player to hit Premier League milestone last...

Nacho Monreal was the only player in the Premier League last weekend to complete more than 100 passes.

Arsenal fan favourite makes European Team of the Month

Nacho Monreal has made it into WhoScored's Europea team of the month, based solely on the statistics they gather.

Nacho Monreal likened to Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta but are they similar?

Nacho Monreal and Cesar Azpilicueta are surprisingly similar so it's no wonder comparisons are being made.

Arsenal man makes BBC TOTW as Tottenham dominate

Nacho Monreal has made Gareth Crooks' Team of the Week.

Arsenal on international duty: Who, when and where?

Shkodran Mustafi
After Arsenal's match against Brighton the international break is underway again, just a few weeks after the last one ended. So which Arsenal players are involved, and when?

8 Arsenal players react to win over Brighton

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The Arsenal players have reacted on social media to the 2-0 win over Brighton.

“After Liverpool, we talk” Monreal explains Arsenal’s change in fortunes after...

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Nacho Monreal and Alex Iwobi were pleased with a win over 'difficult' Brighton. 

The statistics that are setting Arsenal 31-year-old apart from the rest

Nacho Monreal's good form with Arsenal at the moment is summed up by the fact he's made more clearances, interceptions and tackles than anyone else this season.

Player focus: Arsenal defender outstanding on Monday evening

Nacho Monreal put in a man-of-the-match performance in Arsenal's 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion on Monday evening.

Arsenal fans react after 31-year-old's performance against West Bromwich Albion

The Arsenal fans were delighted with Nacho Monreal's performance against West Brom and couldn't contain themselves on social media.

Arsene Wenger praises two Arsenal players after West Bromwich Albion victory

Arsène Wenger gave special praise to Mohamed Elneny and Nacho Monreal after the pair put in a fantastic performance in Monday night's 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s 2-0 win over West Bromwich...

Arsenal defeated West Brom 2-0 on Monday night and there were many talking points after the Premier League meeting at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal open talks with duo as 7 others wait

Arsenal's Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey jumps over the save from Chelsea's Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on September 17, 2017. (GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)
Arsenal are apparently set to open talks with Danny Welbeck and Aaron Ramsey over new contracts.

Paul Merson rips into senior Arsenal defender

Paul Merson criticised Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal as he picked his combined Arsenal-Chelsea eleven ahead of the match between the two at Stamford Bridge.

Former Liverpool defender reveals Arsenal tried to sign him twice

Former Newcastle United and Liverpool defender Jose Enrique admitted Arsenal approached on him on two occasions, once when he was with the Toon Army and the other when he was with the Merseysiders.

Six Arsenal players react after this happens on Saturday

Danny Welbeck, Alexandre Lacazette, Hector Bellerin, Aaron Ramsey, Nacho Monreal and Shkdoran Mustafi took to Twitter to revel in Arsenal's 3-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday.

Arsenal name these 42 players in this season's squad for the...

Alexis Sanchez has been named in Arsenal's Europa League squad for this season, along with 41 other players.

Arsenal planning contract talks for these five players

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Arsenal are planning early contract talks with five players whose current deals expire in 2019.

Arsenal legend correctly predicted the Liverpool result

Arsenal legend Paul Merson successfully predicted what would happen against Liverpool in Sunday's meeting at Anfield.

Was Wenger right to blame defenders not selection for Stoke shambles?

Arsene Wenger was unhappy with the efforts of his defenders in Arsenal's 1-0 defeat to Stoke, but he must share some of the blame.

Arsenal supporters rip into Nacho Monreal after he posts this owl...

Nacho Monreal celebrated Arsenal's opening day victory over Leicester City by visiting an owl sanctuary, and supporters couldn't help themselves making fun of him for it.

Valencia manager confirms interest in Arsenal 26-year-old

Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista could be set for a return to La Liga this summer, with Valencia manager Marcelino admitting an interest in the centre-back.

Cohen Bramall loan likely but Mirror use spurious reasoning to back...

Cohen Bramall could be sent on loan this season according to a recent report.

Player ratings: Cech and Martinez solid between the sticks in shootout...

Arsenal goalkeepers Petr Cech and Emi Martinez both shone in Wednesday's win over Bayern Munich.

Video: More from Arsenal’s Shanghai fan party

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Mesut Ozil, Alexandre Lacazette, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Emi Martinez, Francis Coquelin and Nacho Monreal all attended an Arsenal fan party in China.

Pictures: Martinez, Monreal, Coquelin, Ozil, the Ox and Lacazette at Arsenal’s...

Hundreds of Chinese fans attended one of the more unique Arsenal fan parties in recent times.

Athletic Bilbao targeting "dream signing" from Arsenal this summer

Athletic Bilbao want to sign Nacho Monreal this summer, according to reports in Spain.

Pictures: Arsenal unveil their new PUMA third kit

Arsenal unveiled their new black-and-pink third kit in Sydney this morning.

Wenger reveals whether Arsenal will play with a back three or...

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal will continue to play with a three-man backline next season.

Arsenal facing defensive crisis ahead of the new season

Arsenal are already facing a defensive crisis and the new season's not even kicked off yet.

Summer sale expected with £15m man left out of pre-season tour...

Kieran Gibbs has been omitted from Arsenal's tour squad amid speculation he could leave the club this summer.

How Arsenal’s new left backs could line-up next season

With Sead Kolasinac signed and links to Nice left back Dalbert, how could Arsenal's left backs line-up next season?

Arsenal 'serious contenders' for 2nd left-back signing of the summer

Arsenal are chasing after Nice left-back Dalbert according to reports.

Arsenal players on holiday

Mesut Ozil
The Arsenal players have been taking some much-needed down-time ahead of their pre-season Australian tour in July.

Nacho Monreal: I’m very happy to go there

Nacho Monreal is excited to visit Australia for Arsenal's pre-season tour in July.

Arsenal defender confident his teammate will remain at the Emirates

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal says club and country teammate Hector Bellerin will stay at the club, despite rumours suggesting Barcelona are close to completing a deal to sign him.

Why Athletic Bilbao would consider paying €38m for Arsenal’s Nacho Monreal

Nacho Monreal could cost Athletic Bilbao €38m.

International round-up: Ramsey scores pen, Maitland-Niles involved as England u20s win...

It was another mixed evening for Arsenal players on international duty yesterday. How did they fare?

La Liga side give up long chase of Arsenal defender

Athletic Bilbao have decided to drop their interest in Nacho Monreal as the player wants to stay at Arsenal.

Kolasinac v Gibbs and Monreal: Who’s the best option?

After Arsenal announced their new signing, Sead Kolasinac, on Tuesday, you might have been wondering how he compares to the club's other left-backs, Nacho Monreal and Kieran Gibbs.

Arsenal’s international roundup: Ospina kept busy in goal, Monreal and Asano...

Three Arsenal players were involved in international duty for their respective countries on Wednesday evening. So how did they fare?

Wenger confirms where Kolasinac and Monreal will play next season

Arsene Wenger has hinted that while new Arsenal signing, Sead Kolasinac, can play as wing-back, full-back Nacho Monreal can be moved centrally next season.

Monreal talks about Wenger, Arsenal’s Champions League disappointment, future plans and...

Nacho Monreal spoke with El Confidencial about his Arsenal career, playing for Spain and his plans for the future.

Kolasinac v Monreal: By the numbers

It was always reported that Arsenal were signing Sead Kolasinac as a long-term replacement for Nacho Monreal and it appears he's the right man for the job if his stats are anything to go by.

Monreal: Arsenal fan protests affected us

Nacho Monreal has admitted that Arsenal's fans' protests last season did affect the players.

Defender reveals eagerness to remain at Arsenal

Nacho Monreal has fuelled further speculation that Kieran Gibbs will leave the club this summer by stressing his eagerness to remain at Arsenal and ignore advances of a return to Spain in the near future.

Premier League newcomers withdraw interest in Arsenal man

Kieran Gibbs
Newcastle United will reportedly not be following up on their interest in Kieran Gibbs.

29 players rated but who topped Arsenal's Player Power Rankings?

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.

Wenger renewal makes deal for left-back difficult

Arsene Wenger's new two-year deal apparently makes Athletic Bilbao's pursuit of Nacho Monreal far more difficult.

10 at the back: Arsenal’s defenders rated

Arsenal's defensive depth was tested to its limits in the latter stages of the 16/17 season but how did the defenders fare individually over the course of the season?

New manager at Athletic Bilbao keen to finally land Arsenal star

La Liga club Athletic Bilbao are still interested in Nacho Monreal, a player they've tried to sign a number of times, believing this could be the summer.

10 Arsenal players linked with a summer exit

This summer we could see a number of players leave Arsenal. We've had a look to see who could leave and how much truth there is to the rumours linking them away...

Arsenal’s 3 worst players of the season

This is the first time that Arsenal have finished outside of the UEFA Champions League places in two decades and a spell of inconsistency midway through the campaign proved pivotal.

Spanish side to try again after failing to sign Arsenal 31-year-old...

Athletic Bilbao are reportedly set to attempt to sign Nacho Monreal again this summer.

Did referee mess up backpass rule in Arsenal v Sunderland? Cech...

Was referee Roger East right to award an indirect free-kick to Sunderland for Nacho Monreal's 'backpass' on Tuesday night? Petr Cech isn't so sure... and he's not the only one.

How Nacho Monreal and Kieran Gibbs cover each other's flaws perfectly

Q: How do you keep two left backs happy? A: Change to a back three so you can play one of them at left centre half and the other at left wing back.

Wenger sees no problem in media-generated Nacho Monreal controversy v Manchester...

During his pre-match press conference ahead of tonight's trip to Southampton, Arsene Wenger discussed tunnel etiquette.

Roma contact Arsenal for rejuvenated defender

Roma have reportedly made contract with Arsenal over potentially signing Nacho Monreal.

Roma consider move for Arsenal defender

Roma are reportedly interested in signing Nacho Monreal.

The surprising player bringing hope to Arsenal

Nacho Monreal had scored two crucial goals in the span of 72 hours. So it is fitting that a player who works so hard for such little credit is finally having his moment in the spotlight.

Arsenal will need more than luck against Tottenham and Manchester United

Three at the back. Three games. Three wins. Does this mean Arsenal are back on track?

Have Arsenal really changed or are they just riding their luck?

Three at the back. Three games. Three wins. Does this mean Arsenal are back on track? No. Arsenal have had to rely on lady luck to...

Referee makes it all about him as Nacho Monreal saves Arsenal

Nacho Monreal continued his red-hot steak, as his speculative effort cannoned off Robert Huth's chest to give Arsenal all three points late in the game against Leicester.

Two Arsenal players make Team of the Week – but no...

Garth Crooks has named Gabriel and Nacho Monreal in his team of the week that is filled mostly by players he watched on the TV this weekend.

Tactics: Arsenal's pathetic Palace performance indicative of deeper problems

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A gameplan, no matter how elaborate or simple, stringent or fluid, can only be as effective as the players tasked with implementing it. At Selhurst...

Damning Hector Bellerin stat as Arsenal fans boo but does he...

Some Arsenal fans booed Hector Bellerin when he came over to see them at the end of the game against Crystal Palace and based on his stats, it's not hard to see why.

Arsenal ready to 'talk' with Spanish club over fullback

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Athletic Bilbao think that this could finally be the summer they land Nacho Monreal with Arsenal reportedly willing to ‘sit down and talk’ about a move.

Alexis Sanchez stars, Calamity Kos, Elneny scores & more: Arsenal international...

Alexis Sanchez, Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud, Mohamed Elneny, David Ospina, Joel Campbell and Ainsley Maitland-Niles have all been in action for the respective countries.

Ramsey reminded of Stoke man's 'challenge' as Coleman's leg shatters

Aaron Ramsey played the full 90 minutes of Wales’ 0-0 draw with the Republic of Ireland in a game that saw Seamus Coleman stretchered off with his leg in pieces.

Arsenal defender: Wenger controls pretty much everything

Nacho Monreal has become the latest player to throw his weight behind Arsene Wenger as we all sit and wait for an announcement on what is happening.

Top 5 Arsenal Valetine's Day partnerships

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 27: Santi Cazorla (L) of Arsenal laughs with Lucas Perez (R) during an Arsenal training session ahead of the Champions League Group A match between Arsenal and Basel at London Colney on September 27, 2016 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Love is in the air at London Colney but which Arsenal players are forming great partnerships?

West Brom performance proves why Arsenal should keep hold of defender

Kieran Gibbs
Kieran Gibbs made only his second Premier League start of the campaign during our Boxing Day victory over West Brom and once again proved why he is a credible replacement for Nacho Monreal, who is three years his elder and has struggled for consistency so far this term.

Is Kieran Gibbs ready to take over from Nacho Monreal?

Kieran Gibbs
With Nacho Monreal failing to replicate his form from last season, it's time to start wondering whether Kieran Gibbs is ready to take over.

Arsenal defender reveals unusual & confusing nickname

Nacho Monreal nickname
Nacho Monreal has revealed that he used to be called ‘Cabra’ when he was a kid – or, to put it in English, ‘goat’.

Arsenal turn eyes to Valencia as ageing Monreal replacement – report

Jose Gaya
No matter how big of a Nacho Monreal fan you are, it's impossible to say he's been up to his usual standard this season.

Stat: Two Arsenal stars among players with highest win rate

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Nacho Monreal and Petr Cech are two Arsenal stars among the players with the highest Premier League win percentage.

Monreal – Arsenal are ‘privileged’ to have Alexis Sanchez and Mesut...

Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez
Speaking to Arsenal's official website, Nacho Monreal remarked that the Gunners are privileged to have players like Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil at the club.

Two Arsenal men make BBC TOTW, one very surprising

Arsenal team of the week
Alexis Sanchez and Nacho Monreal were both selected in Garth Crook’s BBC Team of the Week for the matches that were played this weekend.

Spain international congratulates Alexis Sanchez on stunning hat-trick

Nacho Monreal scores for Spain
Nacho Monreal was quick to congratulate Alexis Sanchez on his hat-trick against West Ham on Saturday.

Watch: Four Arsenal stars take on World Record - only one...

Theo Walcott
Ever wanted to see Theo Walcott control a ball from 34 metres? Look no further.

Watch – Monreal shows skills while his friend conducts an orchestra

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There are some things you don’t expect to see on a Monday and Nacho Monreal juggling a football while his childhood friend, Pablo Urbina conducts an orchestra is right up there.

Athletic Bilbao plan January swoop for Arsenal man - report

Atletic Bilbao are still reportedly keen on bringing Nacho Monreal to La Liga and could apparently do so as soon as January.

Overjoyed! Arsenal man reacts to scoring first international goal

Nacho Monreal scores for Spain
Nacho Monreal netted his first international goal as Spain beat Macedonia 4-0 and he was clearly delighted with the whole thing.

Stunning tricks, first goals, superb passes + more – Arsenal international...

Arsenal international duty
With the international break in full swing, we take a look at the first-team players (including those out on-loan) who were called up to their respective countries in recent days.

Watch: Arsenal defender scores first ever international goal

Nacho Monreal scores for Spain
Nacho Monreal scored his first ever goal for Spain on Saturday as they beat Macedonia 4-0.

Arsenal man happy but won't close door on La Liga move

Nacho Monreal v Tottenham
Nacho Monreal spoke to Marca recently and claimed that he's happy at Arsenal, while other reports say he's not shut the door on Athletic Bilbao, who have been linked with him a couple of times.

Arsenal on international duty – who’s playing, where and when

Arsenal international duty
We're now into the third international break of a season that isn't even three months old, so who will be going where and for what?

Surprising Arsenal player most influential against Tottenham

Nacho Monreal v Tottenham
No, no, no, it wasn’t Kevin Wimmer, although he was up there with his excellent headed finish to give Arsenal the lead on Sunday.

Ozil left out of Germany squad as three other Arsenal stars...

Olivier Giroud, Shkodran Mustafi and Nacho Monreal have all received call-ups ahead of the international break next week.

Arsenal get bumper injury boosts before Tottenham game

Arsenal team news
Arsenal have been boosted by the news that a number of their injured stars could return this weekend for the game against Tottenham at the Emirates.

Wenger confirms four key Arsenal players miss Ludogorets including Bellerin

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that four first team Arsenal players haven't traveled to Bulgarian ahead of our clash with Ludogorets.

Arsenal blow: Key midfielder misses training ahead of Ludogorets

Santi Cazorla
According to the Evening Standard, Santi Cazorla missed training ahead of Arsenal's Champions League trip to Ludogorets.

Arsenal injury blow: Theo Walcott suffers hamstring problem

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Lucas is out for six to eight weeks with an ankle injury sustained against Reading midweek.

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.

How Arsenal man could have missed international clash

Nacho Monreal finally got his first call up since 2013 for Spain's match against Albania on Sunday but getting there in time was easier said than done.

Watch: Arsenal defender provides top-draw assist

Nacho Monreal finally got the chance to prove himself during Spain's 2-0 win over Albania on Sunday.

Arsenal man finally gets Spain call up

Nacho Monreal has been drafted in by Spain after Jordi Alba had to withdraw from the squad with injury after their 1-1 draw against Italy in Turin.

Arsenal defender reveals how he uses other teams to improve

Nacho Monreal has revealed how he watches other football matches in order to learn from other teams.

Stats: Bellerin v Monreal – Battle of the Arsenal fullbacks v...

We often talk about Hector Bellerin’s ability to get up and down the flank but often, we leave Nacho Monreal out of that conversation.

Arsenal wage review

In this current day and age, weekly wages for footballers is always a topical debate. We took a look at who is paid what at Arsenal

Injury update: Nacho Monreal

Nacho Monreal received a ‘kick’ against Watford but the Arsenal team are not worried about it being anything more serious.

Player ratings: Arsenal's young guns fire home as Gunners beat Manchester...

Alex Iwobi what once again fantastic during Arsenal's 3-2 win over Manchester City.

Player ratings v Lens: Young Arsenal forwards shine despite dopey defence

Our first pre-season match is behind us, how did our players do?

Thursday recap: Icardi says no, Higuain twist, Xhaka appears + more

With Arsenal set to face RC Lens on Friday, there was news and gossip a-plenty floating around on Thursday.

'He's the star' - Arsenal defender hails Spaniard ahead of pre-season...

While most of the Arsenal squad are relishing the chance to face Didier Drogba in our clash against the MLS All-Stars in the USA, Nacho Monreal is looking forward to playing against another player.

Arsenal linked with Bundesliga defender

Arsenal have been linked with Wolfsburg left-back, Ricardo Rodriguez.

Fullbacks: Monreal, Bellerín, Gibbs, Debuchy assessed

The season is over, but who were the heroes and villains of Arsenal’s campaign? We’ve decided it’d only be fair to go through the squad...

Monreal player of the season runner-up

The season is over and we put our heads together at Daily Cannon to try and figure out who the player of the season is.

Cazorla, Monreal, Bellerín all snubbed as Spain name 25-man Euro 2016...

Vicente Del Bosque has named his 25-man squad for Euro 2016 and has not included an Arsenal player.

No place for Bellerin or Monreal in 10 best European fullbacks...

CIES Football Observatory have revealed the top performing full backs and centrebacks in Europe this season and there is no place for any Arsenal player.

Arsenal defender gives up on catching Tottenham, calls Manchester City game...

With a win on Saturday, Arsenal managed to leapfrog Manchester City and head back into third in the Premier League, setting up next week's...

Infographic: Arsenal’s January signings

Arsenal have made a few decent signings in the winter transfer window.

Monreal shares training video, Mirror can’t resist dig

Nacho Monreal shared a harmless training video on Twitter but the Mirror couldn't help but use the opportunity to have a dig at Arsenal.

Crazy Monreal stat that shows how important he is – or...

If you thought Nacho Monreal was the best in his position in the Premier League, you could be right as it has been revealed that the Spaniard has the best career win percentage of any player currently in the division.

Arsenal dominate Tottenham, Chelsea in London Team of the Week

Arsenal once again dominate the London Evening Standard’s London Team of the Week for the weekend’s Premier League games.

Arsenal man urges teammates to put in perfect performance against Watford

Nacho Monreal praises Arsenal's unity against Everton and encourages them to do the same against Watford.

Defender opens up about atmosphere behind the scenes at Arsenal

Nacho Monreal has spoken about the importance of a good atmosphere in the dressing room and says it's down to the same squad being...

Monreal v Mahrez: Why Arsenal have the upper hand on Sunday

With 14 goals and 10 assist in the Premier League this season, Riyad Mahrez has proven he is very dangerous. In fact, he may well be...

Arsenal trio explain what lies ahead for Gabriel

Nacho Monreal was recently speaking to the Arsenal programme about what Gabriel needs to do to improve his game here in England. The Spanish left-back believes...

Monreal admits he knows what Gabriel needs to improve

Gabriel looks set to start again for Arsenal on Sunday against Leicester and Nacho Monreal has revealed that his Brazilian teammate needs to work...

Look: Arsenal player practices goal celebration ahead of Chelsea clash

After months of speculation, Nacho Monreal finally put pen to paper and signed a new contract with Arsenal. And it appears as if the left-back already...

England international's Arsenal future thrown into question

Two years ago, Arsenal were in a similar position to the one they find themselves in today. A daunting last 16 Champions League game against...

Monreal: I’m happy with my performances

After a new contract for Nacho Monreal was announced on Tuesday, the Spaniard spoke to Arsenal.com. The long-term contract is brilliant news for Arsenal fans, as...

The details: Monreal’s new contract including wages

Nacho Monreal has signed a new contract with Arsenal, but do you know the details? Arsenal are notoriously sheepish when it comes to revealing the...

Wenger explains defender contract

Arsene Wenger has explained why he decided to give Nacho Monreal a new deal at the club – because he is awesome! Vastly underrated when...

Defender talks about why he's signed for Arsenal

Arsenal have announced that Spanish left-back Nacho Monreal has signed a new long-term contract with the club. The defender has been fantastic for the Gunners...

Official: Spaniard signs Arsenal contract

Arsenal left-back Nacho Monreal has put pen to paper and will stay at the club for the foreseeable future. On Tuesday morning the club have confirmed that Monreal...

Wenger confirms deal for Spaniard while Elneny to complete this week

Arsene Wenger has met with the press at London Colney ahead of the midweek game against Liverpool on Wednesday night. The boss was asked about...

Spanish defender signs three-year deal with Arsenal - report

Nacho Monreal has signed a three-year extension to his current Arsenal contract which will see the defender remain at the club until 2019 at...

Four Arsenal players in team of the season so far, Koscielny...

After Monday's defeat of Manchester City, Sky pundits Jamie Carragher settled upon a team of the season so far. Between them they managed to agree on...

Watch: Arsenal stars show off their musical talent

In one of the stranger videos Arsenal's chosen to gift us with this Christmas, Petr Cech, Alexis and Nacho Monreal played Christmas songs. Cech has...

Young Barcelona star subject of Arsenal's interest - report

Cesc Fàbregas and Héctor Bellerín have both made the jump from Barcelona to Arsenal in a bid for success. Fran Merida, Julio Pleguezuelo and Jon...

Wenger blessing for Monreal exit - report

With the transfer window looming over the horizon, it didn’t take long for the Spanish press to, once again, link Nacho Monreal with a...

Spaniard happy at Arsenal, the club need to start contract talks

Constantly linked with a summer move back to Spain, Nacho Monreal's agent was up to something. Athletic Club may well have been interested in the...

Debunking the “Özil can’t play on the wing” myth

What do the following have in common: Paul Scholes Clarence Seedorf Bastian Schweinsteiger They're all World Cup winners? No, there's an Englishman and Dutchman in there! They're all...

Spanish international: Cazorla asked me to come to Arsenal

Nacho Monreal has been speaking to Arsenal's YouTube channel, taking a look back at his career so far. The Spanish fullback who has been one...

Team of season so far features more Arsenal players than any...

Currently level with Manchester City on points, Arsenal are second in the Premier League by virtue of goal difference. A strong start to the season,...

Bellerín waxes lyrical about himself in commentary

Commentating on Arsenal 4-1 Liverpool from last season, Héctor Bellerín and Nacho Monreal didn't hesitate to praise themselves and each other to the high...

In-form Spaniard confirms contract talks with Arsenal

Nacho Monreal is yet to miss a minute of Premier League football so far this season after establishing himself as a key member of...

Arsenal dominate stats-based ‘power rankings’

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Sky Sports are ranking players based on stats, and Arsenal are coming out on top! Let me explain a little. You get a certain number...

Why Monreal is right to label Bellerin as ‘one of the...

Nacho Monreal believes Hector Bellerin is 'one of the best' full backs and that the 20-year-old will continue to be in the future. The left...

Power: Arsenal talisman tops rankings while underrated defender shines

Arsenal stats
Alexis Sanchez continues his awesome run by topping the SkySports Power Rankings for the second week in a row. Based on Premier League form, his...

Arsenal star celebrates victory over Manchester United with a beer

As if we didn't love Nacho Monreal enough already, after the 3-0 win over Man United on Sunday, he posted a picture of himself...

Arsenal defender thrilled with fast start against Manchester United

An incredibly fast-paced start to the game against Manchester United saw Arsenal see off the Red Devils on Sunday afternoon. The visitors came to the...

Arsenal defender hails Alexis after defeating Manchester United

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal gave another flawless performance on Sunday afternoon. The Spaniard didn't put a foot wrong as the Gunners beat Manchester United 3-0...

Huge new contract talks prove Arsenal have learnt from the past

Samir Nasri and Robin van Persie both left Arsenal with just one year to go on their contracts. The players, who both ended up in...

Manager admits Spaniard's place is under threat

Over the past 10 months or so, Nacho Monreal has established himself as Arsenal's first choice left-back. Beforehand he was often a reserve for Kieran...

Is Gibbs fit to replace Monreal when he leaves?

Boy, time sure does fly, huh? Did you know that Kieran Gibbs is turning 26 this week? 26! It seems like yesterday when Arsenal fans...

Arsenal defender unfazed by Zagreb's impressive unbeaten run

Dinamo Zagreb haven't lost for 41 games. Sorry, you probably didn't want to read that ahead of Arsenal's trip there for Wednesday night's Champions League...

Wenger blocked defender transfer - report

Reports coming out Spain are claiming that Arsene Wenger blocked Nacho Monreal's move to Athletic Bilbao over the summer. In what has become quite a...

Defender admits struggle to adapt to Arsenal

Since he signed for us in January 2013 from Malaga, Nacho Monreal has developed his style of play to fit in with the English Premier...

Arsenal defender claims current Spain team is best

Daily Cannon's Player of the Month for August, Nacho Monreal, sat down for a talk with Arsenal Player recently about the Spanish national team...

Arsenal player of the month announced

Now the 2015/16 season is underway, we at Daily Cannon have decided to award players with our very own 'player of the month' award. August was...

Arsenal extend Monreal's contract - report

Nacho Monreal's future has been a subplot to the entire transfer window. The left-back is in his late 20s and is looking for his last...

La Liga club make last minute effort for Arsenal starter -...

The transfer deadline is approaching, and it's all getting a little bit ridiculous. Every little thing is read into as a hint, from player quotes...

Arsenal maestro picks Manchester City man in Ultimate XI

Santi Cazorla has named his best XI made up of players he has played alongside, with four Arsenal players making the grade. As well as...

Defensive issues? Predicted XI v Newcastle

The Liverpool game on Monday night saw Arsenal start without Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny, and the same is likely to happen again at St....

Arsenal to fight PSG for transfer - report

All summer there have been rumours about the future of Nacho Monreal, which we have more or less dismissed. The Spanish left-back is Arsenal's first-choice...

Watch: Arsenal stars show off stunning skills for PUMA

Monreal and Cazorla do keepy-uppies over a table.

Watch: Arsenal players on what makes the team special

As we all know, one of PUMA's straplines this season is built upon the concept of being 'stronger together'. Focusing on the fans up until...

Athletic Bilbao relentless in persuit of Monreal – report

Athletic Bilbao are allegedly confident they'll land Monreal.

Five Arsenal players star in London-based TOTW

Arsenal players dominated the London Evening Standard Team of the Week, and after underwhelming performances by all of their London rivals it's not hard to...

Player ratings: Ozil runs rings around Crystal Palace

Ozil unreal against Crystal Palace.

Arsenal defender demands 'perfect game' against 'difficult' Crystal Palace

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal has told Arsenal Player that the team needs a 'perfect' match against Crystal Palace on Sunday. The Gunners will be looking to make...

How to solve Wenger's selection issues

"And here comes Alexis," my father bellowed as we observed Arsenal's acrimonious defeat at home to West Ham with equal parts dread and hangover. The...

Wenger denies deal for experienced international

Last season saw Arsenal left-back Nacho Monreal overtake Kieran Gibbs, and he has kept his place to start this season as first choice. Rumours emerged...

Arsenal defender agrees to three more years

Nacho Monreal could be signing a new three-year deal.

Player ratings: West Ham United nail over-confident Arsenal

West Ham took advantage of an overly confidence Arsenal in the opening game of our season. As much as this was a bit of a...

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.

Spanish international set for £75k pw Arsenal deal

Nacho Monreal has reportedly agreed a new deal that will see him extend his stay with the club.

Schalke's injury prone man linked with Arsenal

The left-back rumours are back. Obviously. It started with Nacho Monreal, with the Spanish media continuously remarking that the defender is wanted by Athletic Club...

Arsenal defender rejects interest from Spain

by Lewis Ambrose The transfer window is yet to heat up in north London, with Arsène Wenger focusing on the squad he already has rather...

Arsenal defender on his way to La Liga

by Nia Griffiths With an increasing amount of reports that Nacho Monreal is on his way to La Liga, it might be time to say...

Montreal must continue to start ahead of Gibbs

by Lewis Ambrose On Friday evening, our very own Helen Trantum wrote about Kieran Gibbs and argued that he should be back in the side...

Napoli star lined up to replace Spaniard

According to Marca Arsenal are waiting to complete the signing of Faouzi Ghoulam from Napoli before allowing Nacho Monreal to leave the club. We have already...

Debate: Should Gibbs start the season ahead of Monreal?

by Helen Trantum Arsenal’s academy specialises in left backs. In the Wenger years we have seen the likes of Ashley Cole, Gael Clichy and most recently...

Spanish club's link to Arsenal defender persists

by Lewis Ambrose In one of the more common stories of recent windows, Nacho Monreal is again being linked with a move to Athletic Club. According...

Arsenal defenders ‘feeling good’

by Nia Griffiths Per Mertesacker and Nacho Monreal returned to training on Tuesday and both seem happy to be back. The defenders both tweeted after their...

Video: Monreal selects 4 teammates in his ultimate XI

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal had a superb season, making the left-back spot his own. The Spanish international played 36 times for the Gunners,...

Arsenal cult hero hails youngsters

by Matthew Wade Continuing our interview with Nacho Monreal, the Spaniard discussed our two emergent stars, Francis Coquelin and Hector Bellerin. Unsurprisingly for such a humble,...

Monreal on Arsenal injuries, team spirit and more

by Matthew Wade On Monday night I attended the launch event of the Arsenal home kit for the 2015/16 season, and beforehand was fortunate enough to...

Arsenal defender admits he has to play every game to remain...

by Nia Griffiths Monday night saw the launch of our new home kit for next season and we were lucky enough to have our own...

Arsenal striker found it hard to breathe in old kit

by Nia Griffiths At the launch of the new 2015/16 home kit, first team players Hector Bellerin, Tomas Rosicky, Santi Cazorla, Danny Welbeck and Nacho...

Surprising Arsenal man most accurate passer in Champions League

by Lee Hurley Nacho Monreal was the most accurate passer of the ball in last season's Champions League. Coming in with a passing accuracy of 96.89%, he...

Arsenal man admits scoring against Manchester United was highlight

by Nia Griffiths Nacho Monreal has confessed that his favourite personal moment this season just had to be that goal against Manchester United at Old...

Spanish side still confident they can tempt Arsenal defender

by Lee Hurley Despite Nacho Monreal's assertions that he's more than happy to remain at Arsenal and extend his deal, Athletic Bilbao still believe they can...

Interest in Arsenal defender could force the club's hand

by Lewis Ambrose Nacho Monreal has enjoyed somewhat of a breakthrough season yet his contract only currently runs until 2016. The Spanish left-back has made that spot in...

Arsenal defender urges club to sign players

by Nia Griffiths Nacho Monreal is eager to extend his contract with the Gunners but still believes we need to sign 'one or two' key...

Arsenal 14/15 School Report: The Defenders

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...

Athletic Bilbao target Arsenal man for summer move

Athletic Bilbao are still interested in getting their grubby little paws on Nacho Monreal according to reports which emerged this week. The Spanish side, who...

Wenger angry after 'worst half of season' against Manchester United

Speaking after the match away at Old Trafford where we managed to scrape a draw, fullback, Nacho Monreal, said that the first half was...

Nacho Monreal Wallpaper, Header & Cover

Nacho Monreal has been a top performer this season. Whether he played his natural position, or when he was forced into the middle of defence, Nacho...

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...

Tactics: What was Wenger thinking dropping Bellerin and Monreal?

Success at Wembley means we’ll be revisiting at the end of May, but Wenger’s decision to reshuffle his defence on the big day was somewhat concerning.

Arsenal's unassuming and unexpected key man

Nacho Monreal has cemented his place in the Arsenal team, and won't relinquish it any time soon.

Coquelin stands out – Arsenal player ratings v Burnley

How did the Arsenal players do on an individual basis as they beat Burnley 1-0?

Nacho Monreal: It’s a bit of a problem for us now

Nacho Monreal is one of many people connected with Arsenal ruing the dropped points from the start of the season.

The Arsenal stat no-one is talking about (but should be)

Arsenal have exactly the same record after 31 games this season as they did last...well, not exactly the same.

Bellerin shines: Arsenal player ratings v Liverpool

Arsenal demolished Liverpool, but how did the players get on individually?

Monreal 'really happy' after thumping Liverpool

Nacho Monreal continues to star at left back for Arsenal and was delighted with the win over Liverpool/

Spanish international set to sign four-year £65,000/pw deal at Arsenal

Nacho Monreal is set to rewarded for his excellent season with a new deal and a nice payrise.

Is Nacho Monreal Arsenal’s most improved player?

Nacho Monreal is keeping Kieran Gibbs out of the Arsenal starting line up, is he the most improved Arsenal player this season?

Monreal: It’s complicated but give me one more

Nacho Monreal has been one of Arsenal's standout players this season but he wants just one more chance with Spain.

Tactics: Giroud and Monreal shining as competition inspires fight

The sky’s the limit as Arsenal players are inspiring each other to become better players.

Arteta: Nacho is great but he talks funny

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

Why Nacho Monreal deserves all the praise after Manchester United performance

We look at how Arsenal's understated left back is having a season to remember.

Nacho Monreal tries to keep up with Santi Cazorla

Santi Cazorla and nacho Monreal show off some great skills. Watch them here.

Hit or miss? Arsenal’s January deals

Which of Arsenal's January transfer signings have been a hit and which ones missed the mark by a mile? Find out here.

Manchester City manager accuses Monreal of diving

I like Manuel Pellegrini. I do. He has class unlike some other top managers in this league that immediately spring to mind. His post-match comments about Nacho...

Crouch becomes second Stoke player to apologise for weekend’s actions

Peter crouch has issued an apology for injuring Nacho Monreal on Sunday during the Premier League game. The 6’7” striker caught Monreal across the face...