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Lucas Torreira signs for Fiorentina, will wear #18

Lucas Torreira has left Arsenal to join Fiorentina on loan for the season although he is unlikely to return.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 21: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal FC at Villa Park on July 21, 2020 in Birmingham, 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 Rui Vieira/Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal 25-year-old agrees deal with Fiorentina, will travel to Italy on Tuesday

Arsenal and Lucas Torreira have agreed a one-year loan deal with Fiorentina and the midfielder is expected to travel to Italy on Tuesday.

Why Arsenal were taught a lesson by Chelsea: Tactics breakdown

It was a disappointing first home league game of the season for Arsenal, as they fell to a 2-0 defeat to current Champions League holders Chelsea in the Premier League.
Football - 2021 / 2022 Premier League - Arsenal vs Chelsea - Emirates Stadium - Sunday 22nd August 2021 Romelu Lukaku of Chelsea making his debut , holds off Pablo Mari to score the opening goal

Funniest tweets as Arsenal fans go to town on Pablo Mari

Pablo Mari's pathetic attempts to deal with Romelu Lukaku earned him the special attention of Arsenal fans on Twitter. Some was over the top, some, however, was absolutely hilarious.
Ben White in training with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Why did Ben White not play against Chelsea?

Ben White was ruled out for Arsenal's derby Premier League clash against Chelsea on Sunday, after a reported absence from training.
Martin Odegaard signing for Arsenal (Photo via Odegaard on Instagram)

Martin Odegaard delivers verdict on Arsenal’s summer transfer business

New addition Martin Odegaard has heaped praise on Arsenal's activity in the summer transfer window and believes the team are now good enough to challenge higher up the table.
Aaron Ramsdale

Official: Arsenal sign Aaron Ramsdale from Sheffield United

Arsenal have signed Aaron Ramsdale from Sheffield United in a move believed to be worth £30m, including add-ons.
Sheffield United v Birmingham City - Sky Bet Championship - Bramall Lane Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale during the Sky Bet Championship match at Bramall Lane, Sheffield. Picture date: Saturday August 7, 2021. Copyright: Nigel French

Mikel Arteta confirms Aaron Ramsdale medical

Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Aaron Ramsdale has had his Arsenal medical and is closing in on a deal to sign for Arsenal.
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Official: Mikel Arteta signs his number 1 target for this window

Arsenal have signed Martin Odegaard from Real Madrid on what is believed to be a five-year contract.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta during the pre-season match at Easter Road, Edinburgh. Picture date: Tuesday July 13, 2021. Use subject to restrictions. Copyright: Ian Rutherford

Arsenal’s problems run deeper than bad ownership

Arsenal’s dismal 2-0 defeat at Brentford on Friday immediately crushed the fans’ excitement about the start of the new Premier League season.
Sheffield United v Birmingham City - Sky Bet Championship - Bramall Lane Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale during the Sky Bet Championship match at Bramall Lane, Sheffield. Picture date: Saturday August 7, 2021. Copyright: Nigel French

Arsenal deal agreement as Aaron Ramsdale left out of Sheffield United squad

Arsenal have reached an agreement with Sheffield United over the signing of Aaron Ramsdale, after they lowered their demands, and the player has been left out of the Blades' squad for their game against West Brom.
Martin Odegaard speaking to Arsenal.com after helping the club to a win over Leeds United

Martin Odegaard leaves Arsenal training ground after completing media duties

Martin Odegaard has reportedly already been to Arsenal's training ground at London Colney to complete his media duties before his move to Arsenal is made official.
Brentford v Arsenal Premier League Arsenal s Bukayo Saka shows dejection as they concede their second goal during the Premier League match at the Brentford Community Stadium, Brentford Copyright: Daniel Hambury

Episode 302: Arsenal’s Bee sting shows contrasting clarity of purpose

This week, Matthew is joined by Paul and Brentford fan and host of the Sustainababble podcast (@thebabblewagon) Dave Powell (@powellds) to run the rule over any remaining Arsenal pre-season optimism evaporating on day one.
Mikel Arteta in training with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Will Mikel Arteta lead Arsenal to glory this season?

Arsenal failed to qualify for Europe last season for the first time in 25 years and must improve this time around.

Winterburn claims defenders no longer focus on defending

Former Arsenal star Nigel Winterburn says that the art of defending in the Premier League has evolved massively over the past couple of decades.
Brentford v Arsenal Premier League Arsenal s Bukayo Saka shows dejection as they concede their second goal during the Premier League match at the Brentford Community Stadium, Brentford Copyright: Daniel Hambury

Football is back, but Arsenal are not: Where it went wrong vs Brentford

Arsenal started their 2021/22 Premier League campaign with a whimper, with a 2-0 at Brentford, and it left Stephen Bradley with plenty to analyse.
Arsenal's Martin Odegaard and Brighton and Hove Albion's Yves Bissouma battle for the ball during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday, May 23, 2021. Copyright: Alastair Grant

Arsenal close to €50m Martin Odegaard deal

Martin Odegaard is on the verge of becoming an Arsenal player as they close in on an agreement with Real Madrid, believed to be worth around €50m
LONDON, ENGLAND: Referee, Stuart Attwell gestures during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Premier League announce rule change that will affect Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham

The start of the Premier League season in 2021-22 is finally here with us.
Arsenal's Calum Chambers (left) blocks the shot from Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London. Picture date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Copyright: Justin Setterfield

Arsenal emerge as favourite to sign Ivory Coast International Wilfried Zaha

The summer transfer window in England is open and will stay that way until Tuesday, August 31st. Premier League clubs like Arsenal still have plenty of time to bring in new players while also offloading a few.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Joe Willock of Arsenal celebrates scoring a goal game during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Arsenal FC and Nottingham Forrest at Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal drawn away to West Brom in League Cup Round 2

Arsenal will face West Brom in the second round of the League Cup.
Jordi Osei-Tutu trains with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Youth)

Arsenal 22yo completes move to Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest have signed Jordi Osei-Tutu on loan from Arsenal for the upcoming season.
London, England, 8th August 2021. Ben White R and Sambi Lokonga of Arsenal during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London. Picture credit should read: Paul Terry / Sportimage

New Arsenal arrivals show promise, but plenty of work still needed

This week, Matthew and Anita ponder the conclusions that can be taken from Arsenal's pre-season, rank transfer priorities and remember a time when we had more than one creative player on the pitch.
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Episode 300 Pt 2: Exclusive Interview with Ryan Baldi about the English Football Academy...

As a special extra to celebrate 300 episodes, an exclusive interview with football writer Ryan Baldi (@RyanBaldiFW) about what he learnt researching his new book ' The Dream Factory: Inside the Make-or-Break World of Football’s Academies'.
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New Arsenal man 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.
Harry Clarke of Oldham Athletic warms up before the Sky Bet Championship behind closed doors match between Millwall and Middlesbrough at The Den, London, England on 20 March 2021. Copyright: Vince Mignott

Arsenal 'really good to deal with' says manager about 20yo deal

Ross County's boss, Malky Mackay, has warned his loanees that they will need to be prepared for the level of scrutiny that comes with playing in Scotland while also praising Arsenal for being easy to work with.
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Arsenal u23s thrashed by Boreham Wood

Arsenal's u23s lost 4-0 to Boreham Wood on Friday night after a poor performance that lacked cohesion.
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4 Arsenal matches rescheduled for TV

Four Arsenal fixtures in October have been moved to accommodate to the selections of TV companies.
Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - King Power Stadium Leicester City's James Maddison during the Premier League match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. Picture date: Sunday, May 23, 2021. Copyright: Mike Egerton

Brendan Rodgers on Arsenal’s James Maddison interest

Brendan Rodgers says that Leicester have received no offers for James Maddison, despite Arsenal's reported interest.
210731 -- MIYAGI, July 31, 2021 -- Marco Asensio L and Dani Olmo of Spain react prior to the quarterfinal match of men s football between Spain and Cote d Ivoire at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Olympische Spiele, Olympia, OS in Miyagi, Japan, July 31, 2021.

Arsenal are ‘Asensio’s last suitor’ say Spanish outlet

Arsenal have been linked with a move for Real Madrid's Marco Asensio, but according to a report from France, all the rumours are coming from the UK media.
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Brendan Rodgers gives Arsenal’s pursuit of James Maddison a huge blow

Arsenal are a good bet using this LeoVegas bonus code to finish in the top four this season, but a lot will depend on their transfer activity.
Bournemouth, England, 27th July 2021. Tammy Abraham of Chelsea during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth. Picture credit : Paul Terry / Sportimage

Chelsea prepared to lower Tammy Abraham to entice Arsenal bid

Chelsea could be prepared to lower their asking price for Tammy Abraham as Arsenal eye up a move for the childhood Arsenal fan.
Runar Runarsson ia Arsenal.com

Altay Spor agree deal after Arsenal move fell through

Runar Alex Runarsson's loan move to Altay Spor reportedly fell through late last month and now the Turkish side have agreed a deal with another keeper.
Kevin Balvers via Training Ground Guru

4 new arrivals & 1 exit in busy Arsenal week

It was a busy week for Arsenal on a number of fronts with new arrivals in the men's, youth, and women's teams as well as a new backroom addition.
Granit Xhaka celebrates with Emile Smith Rowe after he scores to make it 1-1 during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture credit should read: Paul Terry / Sportimage

Granit Xhaka signs new Arsenal deal – report

Granit Xhaka has reportedly signed a new four-year deal with Arsenal.

Arsenal causes for optimism after Chelsea game despite urgent squad needs

Celebrate 300 episodes as we look back at the contrasting fortunes of the men's and women's teams against Chelsea, what we can learn from both and where £50m man Ben White fits in.
Arsenal transfer team: Mikel Arteta-Vinai-Edu People responsible for Arsenal's transfer window

Gunners must add more if they’re to compete

All eyes are on the Emirates right now as Mikel Arteta faces a race against time to get his squad to where it needs to be ahead of the new campaign.
Chelsea v Arsenal - Premier League - Stamford Bridge Arsenal s Gabriel Magalhaes warms up before the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge, London. Picture date: Wednesday May 12, 2021. Copyright: Adam Davy

Knee: Arsenal 23-year-old unlikely to be fit for start of Premier League season

Mikel Arteta has admitted it is unlikely that Gabriel will be fit to face Brentford on the opening day of the season.

Why Arsenal fans should be excited about Ben White and sad about Saliba

Arsenal announced Ben White on Friday and we explain what Arsenal be getting for their £50m and why Arsenal fans should be very excited indeed.
Hector Bellerin of Arsenal Arsenal v Slavia Prague, UEFA Europa League, Quarter Final, First Leg, Football, Emirates Stadium, London, UK - 08 Apr 2021. Copyright: Javier Garcia / BPI / Shutterstock

Arsenal preparing to offer 26yo shock new contract

Arsenal are preparing to offer Hector Bellerin a new contract in another of this summer's transfer turnarounds, according to a report.
Ben White alongside Mikel Arteta and Edu after signing for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Official: Arsenal sign Ben White

Arsenal have announced the signing of £50m centreback, Ben White, from Brighton.