Tag: Takuma Asano
Takuma Asano is carrying his pre-season form into the competitive matches for Hannover 96, scoring and winning a penalty in his first serious game for the club.
Takuma Asano's struggles to obtain a work permit to play for Arsenal are likely to continue, after FIFA released their updated world rankings on Thursday.
Takuma Asano is on fire in pre-season, and scored yet another goal, against Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, to keep his run going.
Takuma Asano has made a strong start to life with Hannover 96, impressing coaches and making a goalscoring debut in pre-season.
With the new season not too far away, we'll be keeping our usual eye on how Arsenal's loan stars are doing with their temporary clubs, and right now Takuma Asano is making a positive start.
Takuma Asano could get an unlikely call up to the Japan squad to replace Shinji Okazaki who picked up a calf injury.
Takuma Asano is one of four Japanese players to find out today he won't be part of their final World Cup squad this summer.
Takuma Asano says he's happy to join Hannover 96 on loan for the coming season, and eager to repay the club's confidence in him.
Hannover 96 have announced they're going to take Takuma Asano on loan for the 2018/19 season, the 23-year-old's third campaign in Germany.
Now that the 2017/18 campaign has come to an end, let's take a look at how Arsenal's 15 loanees got on with their temporary clubs this season.
Arsenal are set to loan Takuma Asano to Bundesliga club Hannover 96, after the Japanese International struggled to make an impact at fellow German club VfB Stuttgart.
In total, Arsenal sent 15 players on loan this season between the summer and January windows, so let's take a look at how those spells are going for each of them.
Lucas Perez and Chuba Akpom both scored this weekend, but only six of Arsenal's 15 loanees featured for their current clubs.
Lucas Perez provided an assist but added another game to his goal drought, as seven Arsenal loanees featured over the weekend.
Joel Campbell was named in Monday night's squad for Real Betis and Kelechi Nwakali scored an impressive brace, as eight Arsenal loanees featured this weekend.
Jeff Reine-Adelaide made it two wins in two starts and Lucas Perez played his 14th match without a goal, as six Arsenal loanees featured over the weekend.
Lucas Perez missed a penalty to make it 13 games without a goal and Ben Sheaf returned from injury for his first game with new loan club Stevenage, as nine Arsenal loanees featured over the weekend.
Chuba Akpom scored the winner against Anderlecht and Lucas Perez's goal drought grew longer as Arsenal's loanees endured a mixed weekend.
Kelechi Nwakali got an assist as MVV Maastricht won their first game since his return to the club while Jeff Reine-Adelaide made his Angers debut after his own January loan move.
Julio Pleguezuelo and Chuba Akpom made debuts for their new loan clubs over the weekend, as only two loanees played from start to finish.
For a January transfer window, Arsenal have been extremely busy this month. We've rounded up all the news as it stands, in case you missed any of it.
Lucas Perez provided an assist in Deportivo's stalemate, while Jenkinson and Bramall finally played together for Birmingham. Bola's Bristol Rovers beat Doncaster, as Nwakali made his second-stint debut.
Takuma Asano contacted VfB Stuttgart head of sport Michael Reschke to try and secure a transfer to Portugal this month, according to reports.
Stephy Mavididi scored again while Lucas Perez and Marc Bola both provided assists in an encouraging weekend for Arsenal's loanees.
Emi Martinez started consecutive games for the first time this season, and Tafari Moore featured for his new loan club.
Stephy Mavididi scored his first goal in senior football, while Emi Martinez made his first league start of the season - an encouraging weekend for Arsenal's loanees.
Now we've reached the end of 2017, let's look back at Arsenal's transfer business, rating all the ins and outs over the last 12 months.
Takuma Asano reckons that he's improved massively since going out on loan to Stuttgart.
Lucas Perez and Takuma Asano were the only Arsenal loanees to feature over the weekend, and both were involved in games they'd prefer to forget.
Just one Arsenal loanee featured, with Takuma Asano appearing for Stuttgart, while Kelechi Nwakali was an unused substitute in midweek.
Takuma Asano largely endured an afternoon to forget, while Lucas Perez became the second Arsenal loanee to reach 1,000 minutes of playing time this season.
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.
Stephy Mavididi missed out on Preston North End's match through injury, but Takuma Asano and Lucas Perez both featured at the weekend.
Takuma Asano scored his first goal of the season for loan club Stuttgart, in a 1-1 draw against Hannover.
Lucas Perez was in action for Deportivo and got on the scoresheet. Stephy Mavididi was given a rare start and Takuma Asano also featured. The rest were on the bench or left out entirely.
It was a quiet couple of days for the Arsenal loanees this weekend, as many clubs took time off for the international break.
Arsenal's loanees aren't playing and they aren't developing.
Just three of Arsenal's nine loanees were involved over the weekend, as many continue to struggle with game-time or injuries. None of them were on the winning side either.
Lucas Perez, Takuma Asano and Kelechi Nwakali all started their matches on Saturday, whilst a few other loanees missed out.
Arsenal's loanees continued to struggle in the latest round of games around Europe.
Arsenal's loanees had one of their busiest weeks of the season so far, with the highlights being Lucas Perez getting among the goals and Emi Martinez finally getting a start.
Of the nine Arsenal players currently out on loan, four featured over the weekend.
Three Arsenal loanees played a part in Saturday's matches, of the six players available for selection.
Lucas Perez scored as none of the Arsenal loanees making appearances were on the losing side this weekend.
Marc Bola was a standout performer against Blackpool, Lucas Perez featured against Espanyol and Nwakali, Mavididi and Asano made substitute appearances for their loan sides.
Marc Bola, Takuma Asano, Kelechi Nwakali and Lucas Perez all featured for their clubs last weekend.
The season is starting to pick up some speed for Arsenal's loanees now the transfer window is closed, and Saturday brought another round of fixtures for many of their sides.
Arsenal's Kelechi Nwakali scored for VVV-Venlo, while Lucas Perez returned for his former club and Takuma Asano also featured.
Three Arsenal players featured for France in their stalemate with Luxembourg, while Danny Welbeck scored for England and Mesut Ozil impressed with Germany.
In addition to Arsenal's loanees getting game time for their respective clubs, there was also a lot of movement in the last few days of the transfer window.
In the first set of World Cup qualifiers this International break, Arsenal had nine players involved for their country, across seven teams.
Of the six Arsenal players on loan so far this season, five had the potential to be involved in Saturday's matches, with Emi Martinez and Getafe not playing until Sunday.
Arsenal loanees Cohen Bramall and Marc Bola featured in this week's Carabao Cup games.
How did Arsenal's loanees get on at their respective teams this weekend?
Arsenal had three loan players up for involvement on Saturday, so we're going to round up how things panned out for the trio.
Arsenal loanees Marc Bola and Takuma Asano featured Bristol Rocers and Stuttgart respectively over the weekend.
In our first loan watch of the new season, we're going to take you through how the Arsenal loanees are getting on as the competitive matches get underway.
Arsenal have now officially confirmed that Japan international, Takuma Asano, will spend a second season on loan at Stuttgart next term.
Takuma Asano will spend another season with Stuttgart after he was once again denied a work permit to stay with Arsenal.
Takuma Asano has once again been denied a work permit and will therefore remain at Stuttgart on loan next season.
There had been more news of potential outgoings than incomings for Arsenal on the weekend, which won’t be good news for supporters.
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.
Squawka has ranked all 22 of Arsenal loanees from last season.
Three Arsenal players were involved in international duty for their respective countries on Wednesday evening. So how did they fare?
It was a successful finish to an eventful weekend of European football for Arsenal's players out on-loan.
With the 2016/17 campaign nearing completion across Europe's top leagues, minutes for Arsenal's players out on-loan were scarce this weekend.
A lack of minutes was once again the theme as only a few of Arsenal's players out on-loan featured for their clubs on Sunday and Monday's list of fixtures across Europe.
It was a mixed finish to the Easter weekend for Arsenal's loanees in action across Europe.
Arsenal's Takuma Asano scored a brace on Sunday afternoon as Stuttgart beat Karlsruher 2-0.
Six Arsenal loanees' clubs were in action on Sunday. Here's how they got on: Read more: Friday and Saturday loan watch round-up Calum Chambers Calum Chambers is still...
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.
It was a frustrating Saturday for Arsenal's players out on-loan as minutes were once again limited across European competition.
Six Arsenal loanees' teams were in action on Friday night. Here is a brief overview of how they got on
It was a frustrating case of deja-vu for Arsenal's players out on loan.
In case you didn't know, Arsenal's Japanese forward, Takuma Asano, is quite the speedster; in fact, he's almost as quick as Theo Walcott and Hector Bellerin.
Two more of Arsenal's players out on-loan across Europe featured during Sunday's round of fixtures.
Takuma Asano started for Stuttgart as they won 2-1 at FC Heidenheim on Friday night.
Wojciech Szczesny kept another clean sheet and other players out on-loan across Europe over the past 48 hours.
Earlier this week, Kicker published an article highlighting Takuma Asano's dissatisfaction with his performances at VfB Stuttgart.
Takuma Asano impressed as VfB Stuttgart prevailed, whilst Kelechi Nwakali started and others featured for their respective sides away from north London.
There were more starts for Arsenal's players out on-loan during Sunday's fixtures across Europe.
Wojciech Szczesny made a string of important saves, including a stop to deny M'Baye Niang's first-half penalty, keeping a hard-fought clean sheet as Roma prevailed over AC Milan on Monday evening.
A few of Arsenal's loanees featured this weekend, with Wojciech Szczesny earning a clean sheet for Roma and Takuma Asano creating an assist during a routine VfB Stuttgart win the highlights.
Takuma Asano got on the scoresheet again for VfB Stuttgart as they beat FC Nurnberg 3-1 and also set up the opening goal.
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?
Arsenal’s Takuma Asano has revealed that he is aiming to hit double digits in goals this season for the first time and that his loan deal has an option which could see him remain in Germany.
Takuma Asano has scored his first goal for VfB Stuttgart, giving them the lead against Karlsruher SC in the 10th minute.
It was a better week for Arsenal's crop of players out on-loan, especially Dan Crowley, who followed up his goal against Coventry with another well-taken finish against Port Vale in one of Saturday's 3pm kick-off's.
Takuma Asano played just over 70 minutes in VfB Stuttgart's 2-1 home win over 1860 Munich on Friday afternoon.
Takuma Asano came on as a second-half substitute, but was unable to help influence a comeback as VfB Stuttgart were comprehensively thrashed 5-0 away from home at the hands of Dynamo Dresden.
Calum Chambers, Rob Holding, Takuma Asano and Hector Bellerin have all featured for their respective countries during the interlul so far.
There were mixed feelings for two of Arsenal's loanee players over this past week, with Joel Campbell's poor performance against Rio Ave meaning he was left on the substitutes' bench for Sporting's 4-2 win against Estoril Friday evening.
Takuma Asano grabbed himself an assist as Vfb Stuttgrat beat E. Braunschweig 2-0 in their 2. Bundesliga game on Tuesday.
Takuma Asano showed plenty of promise during his performance for loanee side VfB Stuttgart, as they prevailed with a slender 1-0 victory away at Kaiserslautern in Germany's second division non Saturday.
Takuma Asano has revealed that he admires Thierry Henry and would love to learn from him.
Takuma Asano has been included in Stuttgart's squad for their Bundesliga 2 game against FC Heidenheim this weekend.
Takuma Asano has scored for Japan yet again - this time during their 2-0 win over Thailand in their World Cup 2018 Qualifier.
Takuma Asano had to watch on as a he scored a perfectly good goal for Japan that was not given as the officials did not think it crossed the line.
Whilst the first-team had an eventful summer window, there were a number of youngsters in our ranks who were either loaned out or sold on a permanent transfer away from the Emirates.
Takuma Asano has wasted no time in speaking to the official Stuttgart site after the Japanese forward was sent there on loan because the Germans have no trouble allowing talented non-EU youngsters into the country, unlike the UK.
Takuma Asano has joined VfB Stuttgart on a season-long loan.
After the game against Leicester, Arsene Wenger revealed that Takuma Asano would not be granted a work permit by the Home Office, meaning that he will not be able to play for Arsenal for the foreseeable future.
You wouldn’t think you could learn anything from a performance that was a carbon copy of a thousand we’ve watched before, but we did.
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.
Unfortunately, Takuma Asano's Japan were knocked out of the Rio 2016 Olympics on Wednesday night.
Takuma Asano isn't letting Serge Gnabry steal all the Arsneal headlines from the Olympics as he grabbed his second of the tournament with another lovely takent effort.
Friday was a comparatively jam-packed day with deals happening left, right and centre, as well as the usual gossip-guff.
Takuma Asano got his Olympics off to a great start with a goal against Nigeria in their opener.
As the football gets closer, the rumours get dafter, so we spend our days combing through the nonsense so you don’t have to. In actual...
Takuma Asano has revealed that he is ‘ecstatic’ at how things have turned out for him recently despite being initially unsure about accepting a move to Arsenal because he wasn’t sure about moving abroad.
Takuma Asano will not travel to Rio with the Japanese Olympic team prompting speculation that he will be swinging past Arsenal to get a few snaps of him in an Arsenal kit first on his way to Brazil.
Per Mertesacker can’t wait to help Granit Xhaka fulfil his potential at Arsenal, claiming it will be a ‘joy’ to help him.
We all know that a complete and full pre-season is one of the keys to a great campaign, but with a summer filled with international tournaments, who will miss not only pre-season, but the start of the season which is upon us in just under one month?
Takuma Asano netted twice for Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Saturday as he gets used to life under a far bigger spotlight.
Arsenal have agreed a deal in principle of Japanese forward, Takuma Asano.