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A month and a half after the 2017/18 season came to an end, 18 Arsenal players return to training this week.
Arsenal are prepared to let Joel Campbell and Lucas Perez leave the club this season but two players expected to leave could stay.
Arsenal gave Arsene Wenger one final win as a send off on Sunday afternoon, with a 1-0 victory over Huddersfield Town.
Arsenal lost yet another away match on Wednesday night, this time against Leicester City, but for once the team had a valid excuse.
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.
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.
Rob Holding says Jens Lehmann has made a big difference on the training ground, helping him to tap into his aggressive side and push for first-team starts.
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.
Rob Holding has admitted that Petr Cech’s 200 clean sheet record has been hanging over the 35-year-old.
Arsene Wenger told the media he doesn't know how bad Shkodran Mustafi's injury is just yet, and the club will have to run tests on Monday.
Arsenal put in another good performance in their weekend victory over Watford, winning consecutive games for only the second time this calendar year.
It's fairly clear right now that Arsenal's squad is far from perfect, but which positions in particular do the club need to look at in the summer?
Arsenal finally ended their losing streak with a top team performance away at the San Siro, beating Milan 2-0 on the night.
Arsenal need more than a change of manager, they need to completely revamp their playing squad as well.
Arsenal suffered a poor 2-1 defeat to Östersunds FK on Thursday night, which was disappointing despite the aggregate result putting the club in the next round.
Arsenal play Östersunds FK in the second leg of their round-of-32 tie on Thursday night, and with a cup final at the weekend, you can expect changes to the starting lineup.
After Arsenal's 1-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, let's look at seven things we learned from the match.
Arsenal's u23s breezed past Everton 4-0 to cut the gap at the top of the table to just one point on Monday.
Burnley remain interested in signing Rob Holding on loan, but Arsenal want to keep him for the rest of the season.
Burnley are hoping to sign Rob Holding on loan should Arsenal sign Jonny Evans from West Brom.
Rob Holding says the Arsenal players are building a really strong team spirit and they're hoping to prove they've grown since last year's 3-3 draw with Bournemouth.
Rob Holding thinks that Arsenal proved a point with their draw away to Chelsea in the League Cup semi-final on Wednesday, and hopes his side can nick a goal at the Emirates.
After Calum Chambers and Rob Holding started against Chelsea on Wednesday night, could Arsene Wenger refrain from making a first-team defensive signing in January?
Rob Holding believes Arsenal should have beaten Chelsea on Wednesday evening, given the chances they created, but left with a point after mistakes were made in defence.
Arsène Wenger admitted he expects Arsenal to be busy with loans this January. But which players could the Gunners give temporary moves away to?
With links to Burnley's James Tarkowski and West Brom's Jonny Evans, it appears Arsenal are prioritising signing a centre-back in January.
Danny Welbeck posted videos of the Arsenal players on a night out at Winter Wonderland on Saturday night, as an early team Christmas celebration.
Rob Holding has praised Arsenal's academy prospects, after the young Gunners impressed against West Ham in Tuesday's Carabao Cup clash.
Arsene Wenger was impressed with the way his side shut out West Ham on Wednesday night, and pointed out defensive duo Rob Holding and Calum Chambers as the top performers.
Rob Holding has hinted he could be starting against West Ham in the Carabao Cup this evening.
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.
Chris Sutton has questioned why Per Mertesacker was chosen over Rob Holding against Southampton.
Laurent Koscielny is a fine defender, but Arsenal must become less dependent on him.
Arsenal are likely to rotate heavily for their match against BATE Borisov on Thursday, with Southampton to come at the weekend. Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott will start.
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.
Ken Anderson, Bolton's chairman, has revealed that the Blues gave Arsenal a 'slight discount' on Rob Holding as the Gunners agreed to pay his bonuses early.
After Arsenal's 1-0 defeat away to FC Cologne on Thursday evening, Rob Holding revealed that Per Mertesacker had known Sehrou Guirassy was going to dive, which is why he pulled out of the challenge.
Arsene Wenger wants to see a strong performance from his second choice eleven against Cologne, and won't accept anything less.
Arsene Wenger says we'll see a more experienced team play against Cologne in tonight's Europa League clash.
Arsenal travel to the RheinEnergieStadion to face German side FC Köln in the Europa League, knowing a draw will ensure of their place in the last-32 as group-winners.
Arsenal are helping out Bolton by speeding up their payments for Rob Holding, according to reports.
Arsenal have reportedly sped up their payments for Rob Holding in order to help out his former team, Bolton Wanderers, who are currently a bit strapped for cash and struggling in the Championship relegation zone.
Rob Holding admits that the makeshift back three Arsene Wenger's been starting in the Europa League is a strange one but he reckons it works.
Per Mertesacker says he's happy with the way Holding has stepped up and adapted to the pressure the young centre-back has faced in his second season.
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 defender Shkodran Mustafi will undergo scans in the next 48 hours, with fears that he could be out of action for a long time.
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.
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?
The Arsenal players have reacted on social media to the 2-0 win over Brighton.
Rob Holding was delighted with his first competitive goal for Arsenal.
Rob Holding may not be a pivotal figure for Arsenal or England at the moment, but could he become one?
Former Arsenal striker Paul Mariner believes that Per Mertesacker should be starting for Arsenal.
Rob Holding is a bright talent, but Arsenal must manage him carefully.
Alexis Sanchez has been named in Arsenal's Europa League squad for this season, along with 41 other players.
Arsenal players have given their tributes to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, after the midfielder's deadline day move to Liverpool.
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Arsenal could still make more signings before the summer transfer window closes, despite the squad being bloated.
Gareth Southgate is about to make his selection for the England squad, ahead of the World Cup qualifiers at the start of next month, and there are five Arsenal players hoping to get the nod.
Arsenal defender Rob Holding was dropped for last Saturday's game against Stoke City as he was suffering from a 'lack of confidence'.
Jack Wilshere and Rob Holding are allegedly both set to feature against Manchester City tonight.
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.
England manager Gareth Southgate is set to attend Arsenal’s match against Stoke City on Saturday.
Arsenal's 4-3 win over Leicester during their Premier League opener on Friday night was like watching an entire season sped up.
Arsenal defender Rob Holding has reflected on his confrontation with Chelsea striker Diego Costa in last season's FA Cup final.
Rob Holding truly cemented himself in Arsenal fans' hearts back in May when he wound up Diego Costa during the FA Cup final, but what did he say?
Rob Holding recently visited Arsenal academy's revamped Hale End facilities.
Reiss Nelson and Joe Willock have continued to train with Arsenal's first team ahead of the Emirates Cup this weekend.
Jack Wilshere, Rob Holding, Hector Bellerín and Calum Chambers have all rejoined the rest of the Arsenal squad in training.
Rob Holding is better than Fabio Cannavaro, this we know with certainty. Here are eight other 'facts' you might not have known about the best centre-back in the world.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal will continue to play with a three-man backline next season.
Arsenal are already facing a defensive crisis and the new season's not even kicked off yet.
Arsenal youngster Rob Holding has had a solid first season for the Gunners, and club legend Martin Keown has offered his advice to help him continue to improve.
How do Alexandre Lacazette's wages stack up against his new Arsenal teammates'?
Two Arsenal players featured in the semi-finals of the U21 European Championships on Tuesday, as England bowed out but Spain reached the final.
Rob Holding's first season at Arsenal was definitely one to remember, both for him and for us fans. Bought for pennies without much expectation, he...
Every year, Arsenal take on a fresh intake of players as young as seven at Hale End, with the aim of helping some of them complete a first-team breakthrough in future.
Calum Chambers and Rob Holding recently took part in FATV's 'Who's Who' game for their YouTube channel and let's just say they're lucky they're nice lads.
Skhodran Mustafi, Calum Chambers and Alexis Sanchez represented their countries last night.
Calum Chambers and Rob Holding are aiming for the semi-finals of the U21 European Championships tonight.
Shkodran Mustafi and Calum Chambers both started and played the full 90 minutes in narrow victories for their respective countries.
Tottenham Hotspur have entered the race to join Manchester United’s Chris Smalling, after losing out on Harry Maguire who signed for Leicester City this summer.
Last season, Calum Chambers would have been excused for believing his Arsenal career was shot.
With so many Arsenal players potentially away on international duty, we took a look at the matches you should keep an eye out for this summer.
It was an uneventful day for Arsenal's representatives at the u21 European Championships as only one player out of three featured for their respective countries in Group A action on the opening day.
Arsenal face stiff competition from both AC Milan and Inter Milan for Danish centre back Simon Kjaer according to reports.
The UEFA U21 European Championships are just around the corner and it's time for you to find out more about the competition and the Arsenal players looking to win it.
This season, a new formation and tactical system swept the Premier League, and to some extent world football.
Arsenal defender Rob Holding says he's relaxed ahead of the U21 European Championships with England in Poland.
Rob Holding emerged as one of Arsenal's most exciting prospects this season.
The UEFA U21 European Championships in Poland begins in seven days, and Arsenal will have four representatives from three different countries at the summer tournament.
Tony Adams has labelled Manchester City's John Stones as "over-hyped and overrated" in his latest controversial interview.
Rob Holding and Calum Chambers have been called to the England U21 squad for this summer's European Championships.
Arsenal fans will be thrilled to hear reports that Arsene Wenger is set to offer Rob Holding a new contract.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger spoke about his intentions in the transfer market and seemingly compared Rob Holding’s transfer fee to John Stones’ to prove spending doesn’t guarantee success. Or did he?
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.
Rob Holding is better than Fabio Cannavaro, this we know with certainty. Here are eight other 'facts' you might not have known about the best centre-back in the world.
Alan Shearer has praised Arsenal’s performance against Chelsea, but stresses the need to strengthen in every department.
From relegation with Bolton Wanderers to winning the FA Cup with Arsenal, Rob Holding has come a long way.
Arsène Wenger spent almost £100m on transfers last summer and with the campaign finally over, it's time to rate his acquisitions.
Rob Holding has revealed that he was close to leaving Arsenal on-loan in January, but is delighted to have remained and given an extended opportunity to feature in recent months.
Arsenal supporters reacted angrily after official confirmation that Rob Holding was not given his first senior call-up to the England squad.
Rob Holding continues to impress with Arsenal and has thanked manager Arsene Wenger for his show of faith, as he prepares to face Chelsea in Saturday's FA Cup Final.
Since signing for Arsenal from Bolton in 2016, Rob Holding has shown time and time again why Arsene Wenger has reason to be very excited about his future.
Rob Holding started his third successive Premier League fixture on Saturday against Mark Hughes' Stoke side and went from strength-to-strength with his defensive display.
Rob Holding was excellent again against Stoke as he cements himself as a real fan's favourite.
Olivier Giroud and Rob Holding spoke to Sky Sports at the end of Arsenal’s comprehensive win over Stoke on Saturday evening.
Former Arsenal defender, Matty Upson, reckons that Rob Holding could be big for the Gunners in the future.
Mesut Ozil, Rob Holding, Gabriel, Jeff Reine-Adelaide, and some random blokes called Mathieu Debuchy and Yaya Sanogo recently took part in the crossbar challenge with a twist.
Gabriel believes that Rob Holding has a bright future ahead of him but, given his age, still needs to learn and grow.
Mohamed Elneny, Alexis Sanchez and Rob Holding all took part in YouTuber, ChrisMD's, 'Impossible goal line challenge' and you may be surprised at the results.
Arsene Wenger has hailed Rob Holding who returned to the squad when Shkodran Mustafi picked up his latest injury.
Hector Bellerin and Rob Holding were both in international action on Monday night as we move in to the final stretch of the interlull.
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.
Despite the Premier League title appearing to have slowly slipped out of Arsenal's hands, centreback Rob Holding is still keen to win something this season.
Arsenal’s u23s beat Chelsea at London Colney on Friday afternoon thanks to goals from Rob Holding, Donyell Malen, Reiss Nelson and Danny Welbeck.
Rob Holding recently looked back on Olivier Giroud's scorpion kick against Crystal Palace and revealed that the France international has actually done similar in training before.
Since signing for Arsenal from Bolton Wanderers in the summer, Rob Holding has revealed he's now getting recognised on the tube.
Since his £2m move from Bolton Wanderers last summer, Rob Holding has settled into life in England's top flight well when called upon.
Laurent Koscielny will not play at the weekend against Preston North End because of the cramps he picked up on Tuesday night but he was likely going to get a rest anyway.
Arsenal made five signings in 2016 but which was the best?
According to a recent report in the Mirror, Arsenal are set to loan out Rob Holding in January with the centreback eager for more minutes at a competitive level.
Arsenal’s defensive pairing of Rob Holding and Laurent Koscielny spoke to the media immediately after the final whistle in Switzerland on Tuesday night.
Rob Holding has revealed that Calum Chambers told him 'it would be great to have you at the club' when the pair were together on England duty.
Calum Chambers and Rob Holding appear the have formed a strong bond while away with the England u21s.
Two Arsenal players were in action for their countries on Monday evening.
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.
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?
Calum Chambers, Rob Holding, Takuma Asano and Hector Bellerin have all featured for their respective countries during the interlul so far.
Rob Holding and Calum Chambers have linked up on their way to Kazakhstan with the rest of the England u21 squad.
Rob Holding couldn't have asked for a better way to celebrate his 21st birthday - four goals, a cleansheet and another 90 minutes for The Arsenal.
Per Mertesacker has written his first set of notes for the Arsenal matchday programme and it’s safe to say he’s more than a little chuffed with the whole thing.
The interlull is still in full swing but there's still a few bits of news wafting around here and there.
The Arsenal squad set to face PSG on the 13th of September has been announced and there are a couple of - sort of - surprises.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Calum Chambers could be leaving Arsenal on loan this season.
This week has, even by Arsenal's standards, been one of high comedy. A few observations
Arsene Wenger took a dig at the price Manchester City paid for John Stones while also taking aim at those calling for him to spend money, those who believe you can only buy good players if you pay a lot and basically anyone else who had some transfer-related questions in tetchy post-Leicester interviews.
Petr Cech stood by Calum Chambers and Rob Holding following Arsenal's 4-3 loss against Liverpool on Sunday, insisting that they did well.
Monday was all about the fall-out from Arsenal's 4-3 loss against Liverpool.
It was most definitely a day to forget for Arsenal v Liverpool, especially as we took the lead and squandered it in spectacular fashion.
With all the transfer doom and gloom surrounding Arsenal at the moment, it's easy to lose sight of reasons that we should actually get pretty excited about the new Premier League season starting on Saturday (Sunday for us).
Alex Iwobi what once again fantastic during Arsenal's 3-2 win over Manchester City.
Tuesday came with some pretty big Arsenal gossip updates.
Rob Holding has admitted that he models his game on former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand.
With the new season just a couple of weeks away, Arsenal continued with their pre-season preparations by playing some actual football.
Rob Holding seems like he has absolutely no intention of coming to Arsenal and waiting to take his chance.
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Santi Cazorla may not be fit enough to face Liverpool on the opening day of the season as the midfielder continues to recover fully from a knee injury that wrecked last season for him.
Arsene Wenger has hailed Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Chivas Guadalajara in the early hours of Monday morning as the ‘ideal preparation’ ahead of the new season.
When the deal was initially announced, it was met with surprised eyebrows from supporters and critics alike, but he has already impressed.
On Friday, we beat the MLS All-Stars, Wenger confirmed we'd be signing a new attacking option and we dug into the latest with the Mahrez and Mustafi rumours.
Rob Holding played his first game for Arsenal against the MLS All-Stars on Friday and although he performed well, he admitted that he did suffer from some pre-match 'jitters'.
Arsene Wenger has hailed his two new signings, Granit Xhaka and Rob Holding, following Arsenal's pre-season win over the MLS All-Stars.
After Per Mertesacker was ruled out for up to five months with a knee injury he sustained in our pre-season match against RC Lens, Petr Cech has urged Arsenal's new signing, Rob Holding, to step up.
As Stephen Bradley already wrote this morning, we shouldn't read too much into what was partly an exhibition game for the MLS and partly an exercise in developing match fitness for Arsenal.
It was an okay game with an okay result with Granit Xhaka integrating into the team straight away and others not showing up.
Are Arsenal so focused on doing things right that they forget to do the right thing?
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Per Mertesacker will not feature for Arsenal for ‘months’ after undergoing surgery on a knee injury picked up in Lens.
Our new signing, Rob Holding, has vowed to not take risks and to basically keep things simple when he's defending.
Monday saw the Gunners jet off to the USA, as well as more developments in a few transfer stories.
With Arsenal's first pre-season fixture out of the way, the need for reinforcements for final third is as clear as ever. With all now quiet on the striker front, column inches pile up about Riyad Mahrez with a bewildering array of entirely contradictory theories emerging daily.
Our newest signing, Rob Holding, is fairly unknown to most Gooners, unless you followed Bolton Wanderers last season. Here's a little something to wet your whistle until we get to see him in action.
Since we love a Friday announcement, Arsenal chose today to confirm the signing of Rob Holding. Oh yeah, and we played RC Lens.
Rob Holding has been given the #16 shirt, Aaron Ramsey's old number, according to the Arsenal website.
Rob Holding has officially signed for Arsenal and pictures of the defender wearing his shiny, new red kit have been released.
Arsenal have announced the signing of Bolton Wanderers defender, Rob Holding.
With no actual football to talk about, real news is still very hard to come by out there. Over the course of the past 24...
Despite seeming to land Bolton’s Player of the Season, Rob Holding, Arsenal are apparently interested in bringing in another two young centre backs – Jason Denayer and Matthias Ginter.
On Monday it was revealed that Arsenal had their bid for Bolton’s Rob Holding accepted and the player had already undergone a medical. Here's all you need to know about him.
As is the norm lately, there wasn't much around in the way of actual news on Monday but the rumour mill wound itself up into overdrive.
Bolton News are reporting that Arsenal have agreed a fee for Rob Holding and that the player has passed his medical.
Arsenal are going to make another attempt to sign Bolton’s Rob Holding this week with a new and improved offer according to the Sun.
Bolton have apparently accepted a £1.5m bid from Arsenal for central defender Rob Holding.
With the transfer window about to swing open and Arsenal expected to be very busy, it’s no surprise we’re seeing them linked with a host of players.
Arsenal have apparently bid £1.2m for Bolton’s 20-year-old defender, Rob Holding.
As the season drew to a close, Arsenal were linked with Bolton Wanderers defender Rob Holding.
Arsenal, Everton and Bournemouth target, Rob Holding, was dropped by Bolton's interim manager, Jimmy Phillips, amid speculation that the centre-back is on his way to the Premier League.