Arsenal media watch

Martin Samuel on Ben White Daily Mail 22 October 2021

Ridiculous criticism thrown at Benjamin White by Daily Mail columnist

Martin Samuel thinks that Arsenal should 'expect more commitment' from Benjamin White after the defender admitted he doesn't watch football.
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Tottenham Hotspur s Harry Kane left and Son Heung-min appear dejected during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday September 26, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Papers laugh at Harry Kane for helping Arsenal humiliate Tottenham

Harry Kane's hilarious double-assist to both start the move that led to Arsenal's third goal and his sliding tackle to provide the final assist has resulted in a few of the papers laughing at him, along with millions of Arsenal fans.
Burnley v Arsenal Premier League Martin Odegaard of Arsenal winks to fans following the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley Copyright: Russell Hart

“Odegaard is one of the main culprits” of Arsenal revival says Sport

Martin Odegaard is one of the main reasons Arsenal are starting to win again, according to to Sport in Spain.
Burnley v Arsenal. Referee Anthony Taylor awards a penalty against Aaron Ramsdale of Arsenal which is later overturned photo by Daniel Chesterton Burnley UK Copyright: Daniel Chesterton

Mail on Sunday moan about ‘extraordinary’ Arsenal VAR call vs Burnley

The Mail on Sunday thinks Burnley's penalty against Arsenal should have stood because the referee didn't make a 'clear and obvious' error.
Arsenal's former German midfielder Mesut Ozil attends the signing cerenomy of his new contract with the Turkish football club Fenerbahce at the Divan Faruk Ilgaz facilities on January 27, 2021 in Istanbul. - Ozil joins Fenerbahce on a three-and-a-half year deal after last playing for the Gunners in March, both clubs announced on January 24. (Photo by Ozan KOSE / AFP)

Mesut Ozil’s agent’s comments ignored as press claim he’s unhappy again

Some parts of the media seem to be gearing up to unsettle Mesut Ozil once again despite his agent saying the complete opposite of what they claim.
Fresque Geante de Lionel Messi pour celebrer sa venue au Paris Saint-Germain Football Club Football: Fresque de Lionel Messi- Ligue 1 - 03/09/2021 JonathanRebboah/Panoramic

Arsenal used as a warning to Barcelona as reality bites

Arsenal have been used as a warning to Barcelona about what can happen to a club when they start to decline.
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Granit Xhaka warming up before the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021.Copyright: Lindsey Parnaby

Swiss editor calls Granit Xhaka ‘negligent’ for not getting vaccinated

The editor of huge Swiss publication, Blick, has hit out at Granit Xhaka for being negligent after it was revealed the midfielder had not only picked up Covid but had also not been vaccinated.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal lies on the ground as he sets up to defend a free kick during the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Peter Powell -

Report: Ainsley Maitland-Niles will not train with Arsenal first team

Ainsley Maitland-Niles will not train with the Arsenal first team after he made his displeasure at being denied a move to Everton known on social media according to John Cross.
Henry Winter

Times football chief: I’ve written tweets for England players

Henry Winter has admitted that, despite being the chief football writer for The Times, he has written tweets for England players - and he's not the only one.
Ben White (via Arsenal)

Ben White named in 10 players to watch in the new season

Ben White has been named as one of 10 'Players to watch' by World Soccer ahead of the new season.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 8: Danny Mills speaks during the FA Chairman's England Commission Press Conference at Wembley Stadium on May 8, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Danny Mills’ bitter Arsenal comments fuelled by Thierry Henry humiliation

Danny Mills says Ben White is too good for Arsenal, proving once again that he hasn't got over being humiliated by Thierry Henry in 2003/04.
WILLIAM SALIBA, OGC Nice, Ligue 1, Olympique Lyonnais vs Nizza 2-3, Lyon LIGUE 1 2020-21 OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS-NIZZA 2-3

L’Equipe cause William Saliba confusion over purchase option clause

L'Equipe report that Arsenal have agreed to a purchase option for William Saliba in his loan agreement but it's not clear if that's true.
Jadon Sancho E replaces Bukayo Saka E at the Czech Republic v England UEFA EURO, EM, Europameisterschaft,Fussball 2020 Group D match at Wembley Stadium, London, UK, on June 22, 2020.

“After Saka’s performance, nobody spoke of Sancho anymore”

Bukayo Saka stole the show for England, and one publication in Germany was taken with how the Arsenal youngster has completely outshone Jadon Sancho.
Granit Xhaka Switzerland Baku Azerbaijan Copyright: JustPictures.ch/JustPicturesPlus

Granit Xhaka heavily criticised on Swiss TV as he dyes hair blonde

Granit Xhaka's opening Euro 2020 appearance has been met with heavy criticism from pundits back home who questioned his leadership skills.
Nicolas Pepe celebrates scoring their side s second goal of the game during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday May 23, 2021.Copyright: Alastair Grant

D vs C: Telegraph grade Arsenal and Tottenham but something isn’t right

You won't find many Arsenal fans who think that 20/21 was a good season but was it really that bad and was it worse than Tottenham's season?
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang right scores their side s second goal of the game during the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021. Copyright: Stu Forster

3 Arsenal stars named in Premier League Worst XI of the season

It may only contain 11 players but the Premier League worst XI of the season, as picked by ESPN, contains three Arsenal players which, if you ask me, seems a bit excessive.
LE HAVRE, FRANCE - JUNE 14: Former England player Alex Scott speaks with presenter Gabby Logan prior to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group D match between England and Argentina at on June 14, 2019 in Le Havre, France. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Gammon annoyed as Alex Scott new host of BBC’s Football Focus

Alex Scott has been announced as the new host of Football Focus, much to the annoyance of Gammon everywhere
Arsenal's former German midfielder Mesut Ozil attends the signing cerenomy of his new contract with the Turkish football club Fenerbahce at the Divan Faruk Ilgaz facilities on January 27, 2021 in Istanbul. - Ozil joins Fenerbahce on a three-and-a-half year deal after last playing for the Gunners in March, both clubs announced on January 24. (Photo by Ozan KOSE / AFP)

Bild & Bartley Arsenal digs, Ozil on Smith Rowe, Alex Song, business man

Bild and Kyle Bartley stick the knife into Arsenal while Mesut Ozil gives his opinion on Smith Rowe replacing him and Alex Song ventures into business
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Granit Xhaka warming up before the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021.Copyright: Lindsey Parnaby

Anti-Arsenal Sky Sports commentary hits new low

As Arsenal brushed Newcastle to the side, the main thing most people seemed to be talking about was the incredible commentary of Don Goodman.
Daniel Ek

The S*n link Arsenal takeover bid to rising Spotify prices

Daniel Ek hasn't even made his bid for Arsenal and The S*n are already trying to link his move with a price rise at Spotify.
Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Villa Park Tottenham s Harry Kane during the Premier League match at Villa Park, Birmingham. Copyright: Mark Pain

Lacazette vs Kane: Hilarious double-standards in Daily Mail penalty coverage

As Harry Kane won another penalty at the weekend, Gary Neville called him 'cute' and 'wily' just a week after Alexandre Lacazette was widely slated for being slammed into.
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Mohamed Elneny and Martin Odegaard celebrate after the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Julian Finney

Martin Odegaard can be an artist like Mesut Ozil

The Spanish media were raving about the English media raving about Martin Odegaard.
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Referee says Harry Kane was reckless against Arsenal

Mark Clattenburg said Arsenal's penalty was right to stand and action should have been taken against Harry Kane for his dangerous barge on Gabriel.
17-10-2020, Arsenal's Thomas Partey. Copyright: Alex Livesey

2 new Arsenal contracts, injury returns and new problems: Arsenal news

Arsenal face Olympiacos in their Europa League last 16 second leg on Thursday night so what's in the media ahead of that game?
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Ian Wright contacts Lacazette after mocking him on MOTD

Ian Wright has contacted Alexandre Lacazette after making a "f***ing mistake" by mocking the forward after his over-exaggeration against Burnley.