Tag: Shkodran Mustafi
Lukas Podolski thinks Arsenal should look to Germany for their next managerial appointment, after learning of Arsene Wenger's imminent departure.
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.
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.
Granit Xhaka and Shkodran Mustafi's futures are far from certain this summer, according to reports, as the pair are apparently failing to live up to their hype. Is that really true though?
Shkodran Mustafi was Arsenal's man-of-the-match against Newcastle according to WhoScored, as ridiculous as that might sound to anyone who watched the game.
Shkodran Mustafi admitted last week he needs to make the most of the final matches of the season to get into the Germany World Cup squad, but unfortunately he's way off his best right now.
When the Arsenal lineup was announced for their Premier League game at Newcastle on Sunday, I couldn’t help but notice how the Arsenal universe was now in full-on reverso world.
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.
Cech; Bellerin, Mustafi, Chambers, Kolasinac; Xhaka, Elneny, Ramsey; Aubameyang, Ozil; Lacazette.
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.
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.
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen and Helen review Arsenal's recent wins over CSKA Moscow and Southampton. They also discuss Wilshere's...
Arsenal had four players outperform everyone else to make the Team of the Weekend – more than any other side
Sven Mislintat wants Arsenal to sign a centre-back as one of four positions he’s looking to strengthen this summer according to reports, but who are the available options?
Joachim Löw has left Shkodran Mustafi out of his Germany squad for the international break, replacing him with Matias Ginter and Marvin Plattenhardt.
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.
Sven Mislintat wants Arsenal to sign a centre-back as one of four positions he's looking to strengthen this summer, according to reports, but who are the available options?
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.
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.
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.
Arsenal have managed another emphatic win, this time against Watford, this week and it was pretty enjoyable to watch, but what did we learn?
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.
Lee Dixon claims Gary Neville told him he couldn't even give Shkodran Mustafi away when he was manager of Valencia, before Arsenal spent £30m on the defender.
Shkodran Mustafi is believed to be facing the ire of his teammates for always blaming others when Arsenal concede goals.
Arsenal need more than a change of manager, they need to completely revamp their playing squad as well.
Arsenal slipped to a new low over the weekend, losing a fourth consecutive match, 2-1 against newly promoted Brighton & Hove Albion.
Only Manchester United spent more money than Arsenal on injured players in the first-half of the season, according to research by insurance broker JLT Specialty.
Some Arsenal fans reckon that Arsene Wenger is entirely to blame for his side's clueless performances this season but others believe the players need to start looking at themselves.
Arsenal put in a slightly improved performance against Manchester City on Thursday night, but ended with exactly the same result as at the weekend.
Martin Keown says Arsenal were naive in their embarrassing League Cup final defeat to Manchester City, and blamed their schoolboy defending for the result.
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.
Arsenal want to strengthen their central defence and midfield in the summer transfer window, according to reports.
Arsenal continue to scout Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly ahead of a potential move in the summer, according to various reports.
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.
Arsenal players have gone into hiding on social media, after the North London derby defeat on Saturday.
After Arsenal's 1-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, let's look at seven things we learned from the match.
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.
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.
Singer Rihanna took pictures with the Arsenal team after watching the Gunners put five past Everton, in a fantastic win on Saturday.
Just in case you didn't believe reports that Alexis Sanchez frustrated his teammates with his poor attitude behind-the-scenes at Arsenal, Mohamed Elneny's dig at him on Twitter should convince you.
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.
Arsenal have eight points fewer in the Premier League this season than they had at the same time last term.
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.
Shkodran Mustafi feels a lack of concentration let Arsenal down against Chelsea, and has urged his teammates to improve.
Jamie Carragher doesn't think Shkodran Mustafi is good enough for Arsenal, and says the German should've helped the young defenders around him more against Chelsea.
Shkodran Mustafi insists that he doesn't care about what happens with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil's contracts, as long as they perform on the pitch while they're still Arsenal players.
Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez made the WhoScored team of the week after their excellent displays against Crystal Palace.
Arsenal face West Brom at the Hawthorns on New Year's Eve and if the 3-2 win over Crystal Palace is anything to go by, I'd say we're in for a 'treat'... and I use that term loosely.
Shkodran Mustafi says the Arsenal defence need to stay focused when they switch defensive systems, but insists they can use the adaptation to their advantage.
Arsène Wenger says Shkodran Mustafi has returned from injury but won't start against West Ham United in the Carabao Cup.
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.
Arsene Wenger revealed the latest Arsenal team news on Friday morning ahead of their clash with Newcastle this weekend.
Rafa Benitez had some interesting team news ahead of Newcastle's trip down to north London this weekend.
Aaron Ramsey and Shkodran Mustafi will not be fit for Arsenal's trip to West Ham on Wednesday night.
Juventus are interested in a move for Shkodran Mustafi in January, according to multiple reports in Italy.
After Arsenal's 6-0 win over BATE Borisov on Thursday night, Arsene Wenger revealed that Shkodran Mustafi isn't fit to face Southampton at the weekend.
Despite Arsenal insisting during the summer that Shkodran Mustafi is not for sale, Juventus are reportedly keen to sign him in January.
Arsène Wenger has revealed Shkodran Mustafi suffered a thigh injury against Manchester United and will miss tonight's Europa League meeting with BATE Borisov.
Shkodran Mustafi has been nominated for the Premier League Player of the Month for November, after making an impressive return to the Arsenal team.
Arsenal have made more errors leading to an opposition shot than any other team in the Premier League this season.
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.
Shkodran Mustafi has reflected on his time in the Premier League so far, and believes the English top-flight in the toughest in the world.
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.
Shkodran Mustafi believes Arsenal had "a tough game" against Huddersfield, despite running out 5-0 winners at full-time.
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.
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Helen to bask in beating Burnley, as well as consider the Kolasinac contradiction and Mustafi's comeback.
Arsene Wenger has praised Shkodran Mustafi, Laurent Koscielny and Nacho Monreal for keeping a clean sheet against Burnley on Sunday.
Shkodran Mustafi has been in fantastic form lately and this statistic shows that he could actually be one of the best defenders in the Premier League.
Inter Milan could make another attempt to sign Shkodran Mustafi in the summer, according to reports.
Just in case you had any doubts over Arsenal's current first choice back three, here's a stat that proves Laurent Koscielny, Shkodran Mustafi and Nacho Monreal should always start together.
Shkodran Mustafi says he told Mesut Özil to take the free-kick that led to the opening goal against Tottenham because he believes in the German's deliveries. His words were proved true.
Shkodran Mustafi has insisted that he wasn't close to leaving Arsenal during the summer, launching into a tirade at the football journalist who asked.
Arsène Wenger says that Shkodran Mustafi had a fantastic performance against Spurs, and revealed that the German defender wasn't close to leaving in the summer.
Shkodran Mustafi believes Arsenal showed their character against Tottenham.
Shkodran Mustafi, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez were all stand-out performers in the Premier League last weekend.
Shkodran Mustafi blew Gooners away with his superb performance against Spurs on Saturday.
Shokdran Mustafi and Mesut Ozil were delighted with the performance against Tottenham.
Arsenal have been boosted by Shkodran Mustafi's return to training.
Arsenal could welcome back Shkodran Mustafi and Danny Welbeck for the Tottenham game.
Late decisions will be made on the inclusion of Shkodran Mustafi, Alex Iwobi and Danny Welbeck.
Arsene Wenger has delivered the latest team news ahead of Arsenal's Europa League clash against Red Star Belgrade on Thursday night.
Shkodran Mustafi is set to miss out on Sunday's trip to Manchester City, according to reports.
Arsenal are set to see Chambers and Ospina return to the fold in time for Thursday's match against Belgrade.
Arsenal didn't attempt to sell Shkodran Mustafi in the summer, despite reports claiming otherwise.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed Arsenal will be without centre-back Shkodran Mustafi and forward Danny Welbeck for Saturday’s Premier League clash.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Aaron Ramsey, Alexis Sanchez and Laurent Koscielny will be alright to face Everton in the Premier League on Sunday.
On Thursday morning, Arsene Wenger delivered the latest team news ahead of Arsenal's Premier League clash against Watford.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he didn't expect to lose Shkodran Mustafi to injury as he hadn't predicted that the Germany international would play against Azerbaijan.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Shkodran Mustafi will be sidelined for four to six weeks due to a hamstring injury.
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.
Shkodran Mustafi could be out for the rest of 2017 with his hamstring injury.
Shkodran Mustafi will miss the trip to Watford with a hamstring injury.
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.
Arsenal have several injury problems to worry about ahead of their trip to Watford on Saturday, with up to seven players potentially missing out on the weekend.
Shkodran Mustafi is a doubt for Arsenal's clash against Watford on Saturday and Gooners aren't happy.
Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi picked up a potentially serious injury for Germany, while Mohamed Elneny helped Egypt make history in finally qualifying for the World Cup.
Alexis Sanchez and David Ospina both played key parts in their countries' matches on Friday night, for different reasons.
In total, twelve Arsenal first-team players have been called up to represent their countries over the international break.
Picking out the three worst Arsenal players of the season so far isn't easy.
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.
Inter Milan have reportedly given up on their pursuit of Shkodran Mustafi and won't be returning for him in January.
Arsenal's financial results for the last full year have been leaked on social media, showing the Gunners increasing their football turnover to £422.8m.
Shkodran Mustafi put in another less-than-convincing defensive performance against West Bromwich Albion on Monday, and Arsenal fans weren't happy about it.
Former Arsenal striker Paul Mariner believes that Per Mertesacker should be starting for Arsenal.
Inter Milan reportedly missed out on Shkodran Mustafi this summer because Arsene Wenger wasn't willing to sell.
Shkodran Mustafi has revealed that he mistook teammate Sead Kolasinac for a Chelsea player during his offside goal on Sunday.
Shkodran Mustafi says that Arsenal need to try and build on the performance at Stamford Bridge, after such a positive and organised showing from the Gunners.
Shkodran Mustafi has poked fun at himself on Instagram after an Arsenal supporter was thrown out of Sunday's draw with Chelsea for celebrating his offside goal.
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.
Arsene Wenger insists that Shkodran Mustafi did not ask to leave the club during the summer.
Arsenal failed to meet West Brom's asking price for Jonny Evans, says manager Tony Pulis.
Inter Milan may give up on signing Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi, as they're now more interested in Atletico Madrid Jose Gimenez, according to latest reports.
Alexis Sanchez has been named in Arsenal's Europa League squad for this season, along with 41 other players.
Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi reportedly asked to leave the club this summer, who were keen to allow him a departure after being unsatisfied by his debut season at the Emirates.
Inter Milan's director, Piero Ausilio, has said that they found an agreement with Arsenal for Shkodran Mustafi, but the player said 'no,' hours after saying Arsenal wanted too much for him.
With the deadline now passed, we're going to bring you Arsenal's deadline day, as summed up by David Ornstein.
Shkodran Mustafi's father, who is also his agent, has confirmed that there will be no transfer for his son today.
Inter Milan director of football Walter Sabatini has ruled out the possibility of his side signing Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi.
Arsenal’s deal to use Walcott as a makeweight to sign Southampton's Virgil can Dijk is a non-starter, while Oxlade-Chamberlain nears a Liverpool move and Wilshere has been linked with Betis.
Shkodran Mustafi looks set to stay at Arsenal after Inter Milan failed to agree a deal.
Inter Milan have reportedly offered Arsenal an initial loan fee of £4.6m for Shkodran Mustafi, with an option to sign him for £23m at the end of the season.
It's all been kicking off for Arsenal in the transfer market this week so what can we expect between now and Deadline Day?
West Brom defender Jonny Evans will snub Arsenal to join Manchester City, according to reports.
Arsenal and Inter Milan are reportedly knee-deep in negotiations over a move for Shkodran Mustafi.
Arsenal legend Martin Keown has claimed the Gunners are in a "crisis" following Sunday's 4-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield.
Juventus are considering making a bid for Shkodran Mustafi, who has been linked heavily with Serie A rivals Inter Milan, according to latest reports.
Kieran Gibbs is apparently going to lead an 'exodus' from Arsenal before the end of the window, according to The Sunday Telegraph.
Shkodran Mustafi has agreed to leave Arsenal for Inter Milan, according to reports.
Making heads and tails of the Shkodran Mustafi situation is no easy task.
The transfer window closes in just four days time, and Arsenal still have plenty to do.
Arsenal's defence was a mess against Liverpool.
Shkodran Mustafi has told Arsene Wenger he wants to join Inter Milan, according to reports.
Arsène Wenger may not have fully ruled out a transfer for Shkodran Mustafi, but that doesn't mean there isn't a lot stopping a move from happening.
Mesut Ozil has been called-up for Germany's upcoming international games but it was a different story for two other Arsenal players.
The news that Shkodran Mustafi could be leaving Arsenal this summer has taken most people aback since no one saw this coming.
Arsene Wenger gave a rather surprising answer when quizzed about Shkodran Mustafi's future at Arsenal ahead of the Gunners' trip to Liverpool.
Football pundit Mina Rzouki told the Daily Cannon that Inter Milan and Juventus are interested in Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi.
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Arsenal could still make more signings before the summer transfer window closes, despite the squad being bloated.
Juventus are reportedly interested in signing Arsenal and Germany centre-back Shkodran Mustafi this summer.
Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi could reportedly join Inter Milan this summer after 'failing to bond' with his teammates.
Arsenal reportedly rejected a loan offer for Shkodran Mustafi from Inter Milan last week.
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.
The S*n are today running full tilt with some claims from Italy that Shkodran Mustafi is eyeing the Arsenal exit door just 12 months after arriving at the cub.
Inter Milan are interested in Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi, according to reports.
New-boy Sead Kolasinac has revealed that Arsenal's strong German influence in the squad helped him quickly settle in.
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.
There's just one month remaining in the transfer window, and Arsenal still have work to do.
Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey and Laurent Koscielny were all noticeably absent from Arsenal's squad to face Chelsea in the Community Shield on Sunday.
Alexis Sanchez took part in a full training session ahead of today's Community Shield match against Chelsea.
Arsene Wenger insists that Aaron Ramsey should be fit enough to face Chelsea in the Community Shield on Sunday.
Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has said he almost didn't sign for the Gunners last summer because he didn't want to return to England after a failed Everton stint.
Arsene Wenger has ruled Shkodran Mustafi and Francis Coquelin out of Sunday's Community Shield.
Shkodran Mustafi made his return for Arsenal after being afforded an extended holiday due to him playing in the Confederations Cup, but where is Alexis?
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Alexis Sanchez and Shkodran Mustafi will return to training on Sunday.
Arsenal are already facing a defensive crisis and the new season's not even kicked off yet.
Shkodran Mustafi seems to enjoying his break from football.
The £52m transfer of Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon to Arsenal is a record deal for both clubs.
“I think I was made for the English league. I will fight as long as I have to and give everything I have until...
Roma centre back Antonio Rudiger is close to a move to Chelsea this summer, rejecting any chance of a "dream" move to Arsenal as he'd previously hoped for.
World champions Germany secured their first Confederations Cup triumph after a narrow victory against Copa America winners Chile during Sunday's final in St Petersburg.
Shkodran Mustafi was an unused substitute in Germany's 4-1 Confederation Cup win over Mexico on Thursday night.
Arsenal could resurrect their interest in Kostas Manolas, with the Greek defender set to leave Roma.
Germany and Chile both qualified for the knockouts as the Confederations Cup group stages drew to a close.
Skhodran Mustafi, Calum Chambers and Alexis Sanchez represented their countries last night.
Arsenal centre-back Shkodran Mustafi has stated his desire to see Alexis Sánchez stay at the club amid speculation surrounding the Chilean's future.
Arsenal's Skhodran Mustafi spoke with FR about his religion, what he'd be if he wasn't a footballer, friendships in football and captaining the German national team.
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.
Despite the desire and courage required to leave his home town in 2009, Mustafi only achieved his dream of playing in England’s highest tier in 2016.
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.
Arsenal have been heavily criticised in recent years for a lack of big moves in the transfer market. Perhaps it's not much of a surprise then, that eight of their top 10 all-time most expensive signings have been completed in the last five seasons.
Shkodran Mustafi has revealed some insight into how he was feeling about an unexpected role within Germany's World Cup-winning team of 2014.
Three first-team players were in action for their respective countries on international duty, with contrasting fortunes.
Shkodran Mustafi has looked ahead to the Confederations Cup in Russia starting next week.
Sead Kolasinac has said he followed the career of Mesut Ozil closely.
Olivier Giroud has said he is jealous of team-mates Per Mertesacker and Mesut Ozil.
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.
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?
Arsène Wenger spent almost £100m on transfers last summer and with the campaign finally over, it's time to rate his acquisitions.
After securing an unlikely victory over Chelsea to win this season's FA Cup trophy, it's time to reflect on an eventful year for Arsenal's first-team squad.
After a forgettable 2016/17 campaign, Arsenal have a golden opportunity to finish the season in the best possible way, with a piece of silverware no less.
Arsenal appear to be struggling to get Shkodran Mustafi fit in time for the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday.
Despite being relegated from the Premier League, Sunderland's season hasn't been a complete disaster - they've come top of the Injury League!
Arsene Wenger has confirmed the latest team news going into Arsenal's final game of the season against Chelsea in the FA Cup final.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is set to return to full training this week, as he aims to prove his match fitness and earn a starting berth with the FA Cup Final up against Chelsea on Saturday afternoon.
Despite missing out on Arsenal's final Premier League clash of the season against Everton, Shkodran Mustafi and Kieran Gibbs are set to return to the fold against Chelsea for the FA Cup final next weekend.
Germany manager Joachim Low believes that Shkodran Mustafi will be one of the team's leaders ahead of this summer's Confederations Cup.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that losing two centre-backs in one game is a big blow for Arsenal, who face Chelsea in the FA Cup final next Saturday.
Mesut Ozil has been left out of Germany's Confederation Cup squad.
Shkodran Mustafi has admitted that he wishes Arsenal had found their form earlier in the season...don't we all?
Having not featured for almost a month, sidelined with a thigh injury, Shkodran Mustafi started and excelled as Arsenal kept a well-earned clean sheet against Southampton.
Arsene Wenger delivered the latest team news on Thursday morning ahead of Arsenal's clash against Manchester United and, as usual with the Football Gods, they giveth with one hand and taketh away with the other.
Arsene Wenger met with the press ahead of Arsenal's game against Manchester United on Sunday.
Just three weeks on from a hard-fought 2-2 draw at the Emirates, Arsenal and Manchester City are set to do battle once again.
Arsene Wenger has given the latest team news ahead of Arsenal's FA Cup clash against Manchester City on Sunday.
Despite being poor positionally against Manchester City, Shkodran Mustafi still managed to come away with a goal and assist.
Mesut Ozil looks like he could well sign a new Arsenal deal with the player saying he will make a decision ‘soon’.
Jens Lehmann believes that Shkodran Mustafi and Mesut Ozil owe Arsene Wenger a huge performance against Manchester City.
When Shkodran Mustafi signed for Arsenal from Valencia during the summer, most Gooners were over the moon with the new defender but now it appears he's perhaps not the player we thought he was.
Shkodran Mustafi decided to attempt his best Mathieu Flamini impression during Arsenal's 5-1 hammering away to Bayern Munich.
Shkodran Mustafi is confident that Arsenal can get a result when they face Bayern Munich in the Allianz on Wednesday night showing just how new he is to life in the last 16 of the competition with Arsenal.
Love is in the air at London Colney but which Arsenal players are forming great partnerships?
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Shkodran Mustafi, Granit Xhaka and Hector Bellerin got totally schooled by a 17-year-old female freestyler as part of a nutmeg challenge in partnership with Citroën.
A 2-0 home victory was the ideal way to bounce back from last week's frustrations, and Arsenal's defensive solidity seems to have returned - somewhat.
Shkodran Mustafi’s dream start to life in the Premier League came to a crashing halt with back-to-back defeats by Watford and Chelsea, but the German is still hoping Arsenal can win the title this season.
Shkodran Mustafi believes the reason he and Laurent Koscielny work so well on the pitch is because they understand the way the other plays.
Despite the odd slip-up, Shkodran Mustafi has been a decent acquisition this season but against Watford he had a shocker.
After moaning recently about Garth Crooks Team of the Week because he wasn’t picking Arsenal players, this week I’m going to complain because he did.
Following his summer move from Valencia, plenty of people were intrigued to see how Shkodran Mustafi would settle into the Arsenal side, especially given the lack of defensive stability in that position for a number of years due to troublesome injuries and a lack of consistency when Koscielny-Mertesacker don't start.
Shkodran Mustafi recently told Arsenal Player just how much having fellow German, Per Mertesacker, at the club has helped him during his half-a-season in north London.
Shkodran Mustafi may have only arrived at Arsenal, but he’s hoping that Arsene Wenger renews his Arsenal contract and stays at the club.
Since an unforgettable Premier League debut at Anfield in August of 2010, which saw him sent off in second-half stoppage time, Laurent Koscielny hasn't had an easy journey to success for Arsenal.
Arsene Wenger is hopeful that Olivier Giroud's ankle injury isn't too serious as he's assessed by the doctors.
If such things can be quantified, then this week has certainly been a lot better than the week that went before.
Arsenal made five signings in 2016 but which was the best?
After a nervy 1-0 win over West Brom last time out, Arsenal will be hoping for easier going when they entertain Crystal Palace on New Year's Day.
Arsene Wenger has delivered the latest team news ahead of Arsenal's New Year's Day clash against Crystal Palace at the Emirates.
While Shkodran Mustafi, Danny Welbeck and Chuba Akpom all trained with the main squad ahead of Arsenal's clash with Crystal Palace on New Year's Day, two others didn't.
With Arsenal's busy festive period well and truly underway, let's take a look at the players out and when we can expect them back.
On yet another frustrating afternoon for Arsenal, centre-back Laurent Koscielny was unsurprisingly one of the visitors' best performers against Manchester City.
Arsene Wenger has acknowledged that although Arsenal missed Shkodran Mustafi against Everton midweek, we can't cry over it.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that both Shkodran Mustafi and Aaron Ramsey miss out on Arsenal's Tuesday trip to Everton.
Shkodran Mustafi has taken to social media to reveal how he feels about his hamstring injury.
Shkodran Mustafi has defended former Manchester United player and Valencia manager, Gary Neville.
Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has publicly clarified the length of time that centre-back Shkodran Mustafi will be sidelined for.
Shkodran Mustafi believes that winning trophies this season could be ‘written in the stars’ for Arsenal because of how well the team understand each other.
Shkodran Mustafi continued to impress at the back for Arsenal as he continued his unbeaten start to live as an Arsenal player by, once again, being their top passer.
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?
Shkodran Mustafi may be about to take part in his first north London derby, but he seems well aware of what it means (or, at least, his media people do).
Olivier Giroud, Shkodran Mustafi and Nacho Monreal have all received call-ups ahead of the international break next week.
Shkodran Mustafi has revealed that had he been in Mesut Ozil’s situation against Ludogorets on Tuesday night, he would have just shot from 20...
Over the summer, we had the chance to speak very briefly with Shkodran Mustafi when he was in England with Valencia and Arsene Wenger has no confirmed the information we were given at the time.
Theo Walcott and Shkodran Mustafi met with the media immediately after Arsenal’s 6-0 win over Ludogorets in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Santi Cazorla explained recently that having Shkodran Mustafi in the squad has made Arsenal feel far more secure at the back, allowing them to play with more freedom.
Shkodran Mustafi claims there's no point in Arsenal getting too far ahead of themselves after beating Swansea 3-2 on Saturday.
Shkodran Mustafi is obviously settling in well, gallivanting around London Colney casually stealing Mesut Ozil's trademark 'M' celebration.
Joachim Low has revealed that he plans to watch a few Arsenal matches in England this season since two of his German players reside there.
After Germany's 2-0 win over Northern Ireland during their World Cup Qualifier, Shkodran Mustafi, who came on in the 69th minute, hailed their performance.
With the international break about to burst into full bloom, it's a good time to look back at what Arsenal have done so far this season in order to gauge how well they're performing but what stands out at the moment isn't what has happened, but what hasn't.
In his interview with Sport Bild, Shkodran Mustafi touched upon is religion and how much it means to him.
Speaking to Sport Bild recently, Shkodran Mustafi admitted that his €41m price tag was between Arsenal and Valencia, not him; he just wanted a move to the Gunners.
Since Shkodran Mustafi arrived and paired up with Laurent Koscielny, the duo have not conceded a goal from open play
After two exhilarating champagne and caviar displays against Chelsea and Basel, Arsenal were very much back to sausages at Burnley, but managed to escape Turf Moor with all three points after a somewhat fortuitous last-minute winner.
Arsène Wenger has publicly revealed why he feels the centre-back partnership between Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi has been so effective since the latter's arrival in the summer transfer window.
Matthew, Stephen and Anita discuss league cup victory at Forest, this season's tactical changes, the emergence of Iwobi and 'Kostafi', and booing ex players. ...
It was a morale-boosting victory over our fierce west London rivals Chelsea on Saturday evening, but what did we learn from the match?
Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny had a field day against Diego Costa on Saturday.
Mesut Ozil has already taken to Twitter to share a selfie of himself, Granit Xhaka, Lucas and Shkodran Mustafi in the dressing room at the Emirates, celebrating a brilliant win over Chelsea.
Mesut Ozil has been speaking to the Arsenal programme ahead of the Chelsea game, and praised two of the new boys, Shkodran Mustafi and Granit Xhaka.
New boy, Shkodran Mustafi, recently took part in a Twitter takeover in which he revealed his nickname and why he has it.
Shkodran Mustafi congratulated Granit Xhaka on his goal on Saturday against Hull City.
Since Shkodran Mustafi arrived at Arsenal we’ve been looking closely at his passing stats given that he arrived with a reputation as a ball-playing centreback.
Shkodran Mustafi appears to be adapting to the Premier League and his partnership with Laurent Koscielny is developing nicely.
Did you know Shkodran Mustafi used to be a striker, that Arsenal were supposed to sign Adrien Rabiot or that you can't appeal yellow cards? Then read on.
Shkodran Mustafi revealed during his 'Twitter takeover' that he never supported one specific football team growing up.
Shkodran Mustafi has revealed that he used to be a striker when he was a teenager.
Wednesday was all about the reaction to Arsenal's 1-1 draw away to PSG.
Shkodran Mustafi spoke after Arsenal's 1-1 draw against PSG on Tuesday night and described why it's so difficult for defenders to play against Alexis.
What did Arsenal actually learn against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night?
There wasn't much to cheer about in Arsenal's game against PSG but they somehow managed to get themselves a draw and Mustafi stood out once again with his passing ability.
Paul and Sylvain join Matthew to run the rule over the new signings' debut, debate the rules re the penalty against Southampton, have a peek towards PSG away, and celebrate Nicklas Bendtner's signing for Nottingham Forest.
Shkodran Mustafi’s debut performance for Arsenal came in for some criticism in parts of the media after he made the mistake of actually playing football unlike Danny Rose who was named in the Team of the Week despite not playing a single minute.
Shkodran Mustafi arrived at Arsenal with a big price tag and a reputation as a ball playing centreback, so is he? Is that what we saw against Southampton on Saturday at the Emirates?
Shkodran Mustafi made his first start for the club in what was an assured performance at right-centre back alongside Laurent Koscielny.
Shkodran Mustafi was delighted with the win against Southampton and his first chance to play in front of the Arsenal home crowd after he made his debut on Saturday.
Arsene Wenger admitted that both Lucas and Shkodran Mustafi were 'surprised' by the pace and commitment of the Premier League but has back the duo to adapt.
Shkodran Mustafi has been speaking to the Arsenal matchday programme ahead of this weekend’s Premier League game against Southampton.
We may not know if Shkodran Mustafi will start his first game on Saturday against Southampton when they arrive at the Emirates, but we know one thing for sure - he's ready for it.
Jose Baxter, who played with Shkodran Mustafi at Everton believes the German is a ‘perfect fit’ for Arsenal and is a player whose talent was immediately evident.
Granit Xhaka has returned to Arsenal safe in the knowledge that his red card for Switzerland means that instead of heading on international duty next month, he'll be able to have a holiday.
The interlull is still in full swing but there's still a few bits of news wafting around here and there.
Shkodran Mustafi has claimed for the second time that Mesut Ozil was the person to persuade him to sign for Arsenal.
So I've been off the grid for two weeks, swallowed by acting work, and have emerged to a rather different Goonersphere.
Shkodran Mustafi has headed back to see his family before he returns to Arsenal for his debut against Southampton this weekend.
The media are implying that because Barcelona's sporting director, Robert Fernandez, brought up Arsenal in relation to footballer fees, he was taking a swipe at them but was he?
Saturday was one of the quietest days we've had for a while - I blame the interlull + close of the transfer window.
The Arsenal squad set to face PSG on the 13th of September has been announced and there are a couple of - sort of - surprises.
Shkodran Mustafi's father, Kujtim, has spoken about how Arsenal is the ideal club for his son and backed the German to settle in quickly.
When Shkodran Mustafi went down holding his ankle in Germany's recent 2-0 win over Finland, Arsenal fans feared the worst but apparently he's fine and ready to play against Southampton.
Now that the transfer window is shut and it's the interlul, it's all pretty quiet.
The Mirror are claiming that Arsenal signing Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia shows the club's ambition, which could prompt Mesut Ozil to sign a new deal.
Shkodran Mustafi is now the third most expensive German player of all time.
Arsenal have handed Shkodran Mustafi the number 20 shirt and Lucas Perez the #9
Mesut Ozil basically scored for Germany in their international friendly v Finland on Wednesday night.
Arsenal have, finally, addressed the two major shortcomings within the first team squad, but how was the window really?
Arsene Wenger has hailed new boy, Shkodran Mustafi's, fearless attitude and claims that the German international was keen to join the Gunners when he heard about our interest.
Arsenal's new defender, Shkondran Mustafi, has explained why his transfer from Valencia to Arsenal took the time it did.
Shkodran Mustafi has revealed the worst kept secret of the summer: he's signed for Arsenal.
Finally, Arsenal have signed Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia.
Sometimes there’s a load of stories we just don’t get the chance to cover. Here are a few of them in brief
After a weekend that saw Arsenal score goals, win points and sign players, the club are expected to announce the arrival of Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez on Tuesday.
Who is Shkodran Mustafi and what are Arsenal buying?
Has Mustafi let Wenger's cat out of the bag?
With Arsene Wenger confirming the deal to bring Shkodran Mustafi (and Lucas Perez) close and the man himself explaining why he opted to sign for Arsenal, we take a look at what shirt number he could pick.
Shkodran Mustafi set the internet alive on Sunday afternoon when he gave his first interview after agreeing to join Arsenal.
Shkodran Mustafi has given an exclusive interview to Sky in Germany in which he said that he is 'happy' and 'looking forward' to playing for Arsene Wenger.
According to reports, Valencia are lining up Manchester United's Marcos Rojo as Shkodran Mustafi's replacement.
Two pretty exciting things happened on Saturday: Arsenal won an actual game of football and Arsene Wenger confirmed two new signings!
Arsenal are so close to officially announcing Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez as Gunners, even Arsene Wenger has confirmed it - here's all the latest on our two new almost-signings.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that the deals to bring Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez have now been complete!
The season starts now.
From what we can tell, Arsenal are poised to complete the signings of Lucas Perez and Shkodran Mustafi.
Calum Chambers is reportedly pushing for a loan move out to Spain or Italy.
The big news on Friday was that Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez look as if they're about to sign for Arsenal very soon.
According to sources, Shkodran Mustafi traveled to London for his Arsenal medical on Friday morning and an announcement is 'imminent'.
Another day, another player (or two...) called up to represent their country during the next round of World Cup 2018 qualifiers.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Calum Chambers could be leaving Arsenal on loan this season.
Lucas Perez has reportedly passed his Arsenal medical and according to a couple of sources, is set to be announced along with Shkodran Mustafi very soon.
The BBC's David Ornstein a.k.a. The Ornacle has once again spoken, claiming that Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez are set to have their medicals with Arsenal very soon.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he's '99%' sure that Shkrodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez will signing for Arsenal in the new few days.
After weeks of complaining nothing was happening Arsenal seem to have put a rocket up their arse and look close to completing two deals at the same time.
It seemed like Arsenal could be bracing themselves for life without Shkodran Mustafi after Valencia agreed a deal to sell Paco Alcacer to Barcelona for £30m, the the Ornacle arrived
Between Valencia boss, Pako Ayestaran, saying that Shkrodran Mustafi would not be leaving the La Liga club and Sky Sports saying the player wants to, we decided to give you a nice, neat roundup.
Tuesday was one of the slowest news days for a while but boy, was the rumour mill spinning.
Despite the fact that Valencia's manager, Pako Ayestaran, says that Shkrodran Mustafi isn't going anywhere, Sky Sports claim that he wants to.
Valencia boss, Pako Ayestaran, has claimed that Shkrodran Mustafi is not for sale so... what on earth do Arsenal do now?
After all the drama surrounding Shkodran Mustafi's rumoured move to Arsenal on Monday, it's easy to get carried away when he's left out of Valencia's starting lineup v Las Palmas.
With very little in the way of actual news, we got stuck into the deep, depressing world of Arsenal gossip, including the latest on Shkodran Mustafi.
With a certain journalist claiming that Shkodran Mustafi could sign for Arsenal by Wednesday, we decided to dig into the current rumours surrounding this transfer saga.
The latest news on the Shkodran Mustafi transfer saga is that Arsene Wenger has confirmed Arsenal's interest in the centre-back but according to Guillem Balague, Valencia don't want to sell.
With Arsenal reportedly haggling over the Shkodran Mustafi transfer fee (according to press reports at least) many people are getting themselves a little worked up over it all, none more so, it seems, than Paul Merson.
Arsenal will reportedly complete the signing of Shkodran Mustafi by Wednesday according to a report from our good friend, Emmanuel Giulianelli who also claims this will only happen unless it doesn’t.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that Arsenal are in negotiations for Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia.
Spanish news outlet, Superdeporte, is claiming that Valencia are looking for new defenders in light of the recent speculation regarding Shkodran Mustafi's future at the club.
Talks with Valencia over bringing centre-back, Shkodran Mustafi, to Arsenal appear to be coughing and spluttering over the finish line, if reports are to be believed.
Fenerbahce centre-back and supposed Arsenal target, Simon Kjaer, has reportedly picked up an injury.
Our buddy Emanuele Giulianelli is back and this time he's claiming that Arsenal are set to sign Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia today (Friday) with his medical due to take place on Monday.
As the rumour mill spins into overdrive regarding Shkodran Mustafi rumours, the media is busy dreaming up other players they could link us to should this deal fall through. The latest is Switzerland international, Fabian Schär.
Shkodran Mustafi's father has apparently got involved again, reportedly informing Goal.com that we'll know where the centre-back is going soon and that more than one Premier League club wants him.
According to France Football, Arsenal have set their sights on yet another centre-back just in case our supposed deal with Valencia's Shkodran Mustafi doesn't go through.
After a few relatively quiet days on the Shkodran Mustafi front it all got a little more frenetic on Wednesday as new developments were being reported, although the truth of them is still to be determined.
Mundo Deportivo are claiming that Shkodran Mustafi’s transfer to Arsenal is as good as done and is just ‘pending announcement’.
With Arsenal’s deal for Shkodran Mustafi looking like it could go the way of so many others before it, the media started linking with Arsenal with a move for Omer Toprak who currently plays for Bayer Leverkusen.
A report from Valencia is claiming that Arsenal do not want to take any longer over signing Shkodran Mustafi as Valencia try desperately to hold onto the German international.
Roberto Soriano has revealed that Shokdran Mustafi is on his way out of Spain after Soriano just arrived at Villarreal.
With Arsenal’s deal with Valencia for Shkodran Mustafi looking like it might have a hit a price snag (shocker) Sky Sports are reporting that Arsenal have identified another two targets should they fail to land the German.
Thanks to one tweet from the BBC's David Ornstein, everyone now believes Arsenal are interested in Fenerbahce's Simon Kjaer.
In possibly one of the most annoying transfer rumours of the summer, Shkodran Mustafi may or may not be about to sign for Arsenal. Depending on who you believe.
According to 'Sky Sources', which now appear to just be David Ornstein via Twitter, Arsenal are looking at Bayer Leverkusen's Omer Toprak should our potential move for Shkodran Mustafi fall through.
Although there was a fair amount of transfer guff around on Sunday, it was all overshadowed by Arsenal's rather embarrassing 4-3 loss to Liverpool at the Emirates.
Arsenal are being told that they will need to pay a 'significant amount' if they wish to sign Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia.
Everton have reportedly offered €18m for Valencia’s Aymen Abdennour, the centreback who is definitely for sale and has already been offered to Arsenal.
With the new season just hours ago we got the chance to hear from Arsene Wenger about actual football.
With the left hand seemingly not knowing what the right hand is doing in this story, Shkodran’s father and agent (fagent), Kujtim, has said that negotiations for his son are going well with Arsenal.
With Arsene Wenger coy on the signing of Shkodran Mustafi when asked about it at his pre-Liverpool press conference, the player’s former agent, Ali Bulut has not been.
Thursday's headlines were dominated by the news that Shkodran Mustafi's agent confirmed an agreement between his client and Arsenal but other stuff happened to, believe it or not.
On Thursday, the rumours surrounding Valencia centre-back, Shkodran Mustafi, to Arsenal kicked up a notch and his agent confirmed that he's come to an agreement with the club. Here's all the latest.
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Arsenal won't sign a new player in time for the Liverpool game on Sunday and that he'll have to look for an 'internal solution' to the Gunners' defensive troubles.
In honour of Shkodran Mustafi maybe, potentially, possibly, reportedly being about to sign for Arsenal, Who Scored decided to release a little stat: the Valencia centre-back has completed the most interceptions in La Liga for the last two seasons!
According to just about every news outlet there is, Arsenal are well into negotiations with Valencia over centre-back, Shkodran Mustafi.
Valencia have reportedly opened talks with Valencia over signing Eliaquim Mangala as a potential replacement for Shkodran Mustafi.
As the links with Arsenal refuse to die down, Skhodran Mustafi continues to train away from the senior team as he recovers from a ‘hamstring’ problem that has ruled him out of their friendly against an all-star Nigerian league team on Wednesday.
AC Milan have reportedly withdrawn their offer to Valencia for Shkodran Mustafi as they appear to be short of money while their club sale goes through.
With Gabriel's late injury in the win against City plus Mertesacker's long term problem added to Koscielny's extended holiday, there is no doubt that Arsenal are short of experience and number at centreback.
On Sunday, we shifted our attention over the Liverpool after they beat Barcelona 4-0 and, as always, delved into the biggest transfer rumours so you don't have to.
Shkodran Mustafi is one of the players Arsenal fans have pinned their hopes on this summer but apparently the Gunners are waiting for is for Valencia to find his replacement before submitted an offer.
If reports are to be believed, Arsenal's transfer situation is getting a little desperate as now both Chelsea and AC Milan want Shkodran Mustafi. Sigh.
The big news on Wednesday was that Julian Draxler has made it very public that he wants to leave Wolfsburg.
Shkodran Mustafi is has apparently been training away from the rest of the Valencia squad amid rumours that Arsenal want to sign him.
Arsenal are reportedly ready to hand Arsene Wenger even more money in order for Arsenal to sign some more players during this transfer window.
Tuesday came with some pretty big Arsenal gossip updates.
Shkodran Mustafi appears to be edging closer to a move to Arsenal if the latest reports are to be believed.
Shkodran Mustafi said “It’s difficult” when asked if he would be joining Arsenal after the player arrived in England with his club.
When the deal was initially announced, it was met with surprised eyebrows from supporters and critics alike, but he has already impressed.
Arsenal have allegedly offered up to €40m (€30m + €10m bonuses) for Shkodran Mustafi who has reportedly got married in 'secret'.
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.
Days ago, we reported that Germany and Valencia centre-back, Shkodran Mustafi, was being linked with a move to Arsenal and it appears these rumours are gathering pace at an alarming rate.
Arsenal have reportedly been in touch with Valencia regarding signing German centre back, Shkodran Mustafi.
According to sports journalist, Emanuele Giulianelli, Arsenal are looking to buy centre-back, Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia.