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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.
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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.
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 set to be annoyed as Alex Scott possible new host of BBC’s Football...

Alex Scott looked set to become the new host of the BBC's long-running Question of Sport, replacing Sue Barker, but it seems like she will be getting another one instead.
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.

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?

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.
Arsenal penalty decision Chris Foy in the Mail on Sunday, March 7 2021

Chris Foy says Arsenal penalty decision right despite the laws

Writing in the Mail on Sunday, Chris Foy became one of only a handful of people to say that the Arsenal penalty decision was correct, despite what the law actually says
Aliko Dangote, president and chief executive officer of Dangote Group, speaks during a panel discussion at the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The New Economy Forum, organized by Bloomberg Media Group, a division of Bloomberg LP, aims to bring together leaders from public and private sectors to find solutions to the world's greatest challenges. Photographer: Justin Chin/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Aliko Dangote Arsenal takeover: What the headlines don’t tell you

Aliko Dangote 'can start talks this summer' and 'Arsenal are open to a sale' claim a number of news outlets but is not what they want you to think it is.
COMMERCE CITY, CO - JULY 15: Mesut Oezil #10 of Arsenal jokes with teammates while warming up against the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 15, 2019 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Timothy Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Why some love and others hate mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil divides opinion amongst fans and pundits alike, but why?
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil (L) and Arsenal's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi (R) reacts as they wait to restart after Leicester City score the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

What Arsene Wenger really thought about Mesut Ozil’s wages

Mesut Ozil is almost out Arsenal’s door and yet he’s still being blamed for what’s gone wrong at the club but there are many falsehoods doing the rounds.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal looks dejected following his team's defeat in 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 Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s dressing room called ‘toxic’

Arsenal's dressing room is reportedly 'toxic' with more reports of unhappiness behind the scenes, but there's more (or less) to this than meets the eye.
Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe (R) celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 4, 2020. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth / POOL / AFP)

Liverpool and Chelsea concede more than Arsenal playing out from the back

Arsenal are the supposedly the worst at playing out from the back but did you know Liverpool and Chelsea are actually much worse?
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 4, 2020. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal beat Sheffield United as Sky obsess about David Luiz non-red card

Arsenal beat Sheffield United at the Emirates on Sunday in what was a drab game that was dominated by Sky Sports inane commentary.
COMPOSITE OF IMAGES - Image numbers 1183588211,1196044327 - GRADIENT ADDED) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Frank Lampard, Manager of Chelsea (L) and Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal . Chelsea and Arsenal meet in a Premier League fixture on January 21, 2020 at Stamford Bridge in London. ***LEFT IMAGE*** BURNLEY, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Frank Lampard, Manager of Chelsea looks on prior to the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Chelsea FC at Turf Moor on October 26, 2019 in Burnley, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal FC at Vitality Stadium on December 26, 2019 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Gary Neville: Mikel Arteta would love Frank Lampard’s £150 million

Gary Neville believes that Mikel Arteta is 'punching above his weight' at Arsenal and would love the £150m Frank Lampard has spent at Chelsea
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes (L) fights for the ball with Rennes' Senegalese forward Mbaye Niang (R)during the French L1 Football match between Rennes (SRFC) and Lille (LOSC), on September 22, 2019, at the Roazhon Park, in Rennes, northwestern France. (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP)

Arsenal will win race for Gabriel

Gabriel Magalhaes will accept an Arsenal offer to join from Lille, with Napoli unable to sign him unless they can sell Kalidou Koulibaly.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil arrives at Arsenal's Colney training centre north of London on May 20, 2020 as training continues for Premier League clubs with a June re-start the intention during the COVID-19 pandemic. - Teams have started socially-distanced training in small groups this week, but several Premier League stars have expressed concerns about plans to resume the season. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Arsenal furious at Mesut Ozil for telling the truth

Arsenal are reportedly furious at Mesut Ozil for speaking out about his situation at the club, turning once again to their pals in the media to help them drive him from the Emirates.
PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - JUNE 27: Philippe Coutinho of Brazil looks on during the Copa America Brazil 2019 quarterfinal match between Brazil and Paraguay at Arena do Gremio on June 27, 2019 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Arsenal deal for Philippe Coutinho no longer fantasy talk

Arsenal are keen on the signing of Philippe Coutinho this summer, likely on a one-year loan deal from Barcelona, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on July 18, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Justin Tallis/Pool via Getty Images)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants minimum £70kpw wage increase from Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants Arsenal to increase his wages from £180kpw to a minimum of £250k before he will sign a new deal.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) celebrates scoring their second goal with Arsenal's Spanish defender Hector Bellerin (L) during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Arteta wants 3 positions revamped: Door open for at least 6 players

Arsenal need to sell before they buy and that means were are going to see a lot of activity this summer, something David Ornstein has been talking fans through.
Nicolas Pepe (Photo via Instagram)

Nicolas Pepe a £72m flop at Arsenal? He’s their best performer this season

As I was reading  through the papers during the week, I was stopped by Jason' Burt's article in the Telegraph that was supposed to be praising Mikel Arteta but just ended up insulting Arsenal, their fans, and Nicolas Pepe.
Arsenal's Scottish defender Kieran Tierney controls the ball during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

3 Arsenal players make Team of the Weekend

Arsenal dominated Jamie Redknapp's Daily Mail Team of the Weekend this week after putting two past Manchester City without reply.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal in action during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 28, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

David Ornstein: Ainsley Maitland-Niles wants to leave Arsenal

David Ornstein claims in an exclusive that Ainsley Maitland-Niles believes he must leave Arsenal in order to continue life as a first-team regular.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal acknowledges the fans after the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

It makes no sense for Arsenal to terminate Hector Bellerin’s contract

An article on the Daily Mail website claims Hector Bellerin is 'desperate' to get out of Arsenal and 'termination of his deal may be mutual between club and player.' Really?