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Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos pleads with Referee Graham Scott after receiving a yellow card during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Brighton and Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 5, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Arsenal close to getting rid of unwanted

Arsenal have an agreement with Napoli for the transfer of Sokratis this summer on a permanent deal and the player is ready to wait
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Serge Gnabry of FC Bayern Munich celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Tottenham Hotspur and Bayern Muenchen at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 01, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Serge Gnabry: In my heart I wanted to stay at Arsenal

Serge Gnabry said his heart wanted to stay with Arsenal, but it was the logical decision to leave and return to his home country of Germany.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Gabriel after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on September 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton - Pool/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s most expensive defenders compared to Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool made Virgil van Dijk the most expensive defender in history, so how do Arsenal's most expensive defenders compare?
Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli looks on during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Bournemouth and Arsenal at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, southern England on January 27, 2020. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Gabriel Martinelli injury: When will his Arsenal injury agony be over?

Gabriel Martinelli picked up a knee injury that required surgery, so when do Arsenal expect him to be available for selection?
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 04, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Is Mesut Ozil available for Liverpool vs Arsenal?

Mesut Özil says he doesn't want to leave Arsenal and he wants back into Mikel Arteta's team so let's play a game for 20/21...is Mesut Ozil available for selection?

Liverpool’s dishonesty about Arsenal’s £40m+£1 Luis Suarez bid

7 years ago, Arsenal made their infamous £40m+ £1 bid for Luis Suarez but you never hear about how he DID have a clause and Liverpool just ignored it, something their owner even ADMITTED!
Houssem Aouar to Arsenal? Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring the opener during the French Cup quarter-final football match between Olympique Lyonnais and Olympique de Marseille at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central eastern France on February 12, 2020. (Photo by ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP)

Houssem Aouar to Arsenal: 2nd bid expected, determined to do maximum to get him

Arsenal and Edu are reportedly locked in talks with Lyon trying to sign Houssem Aouar for Mikel Arteta.
West Ham United's Scottish manager David Moyes gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 19, 2020. (Photo by IAN WALTON / POOL / AFP)

Will Leicester City vs Arsenal go ahead despite West Ham positive Covid tests?

The League Cup clash between Arsenal and Leicester City will go ahead despite three positive COVID-19 tests for West Ham United.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal reacts following the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on September 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Will Oliver - Pool/Getty Images)

Episode 257: Hammers deflected, stiffer Arsenal tests to come

Matthew is joined by @09Rohan to have a brief look back at squeaking past West Ham, learning tactical lessons, and wondering if the League Cup matters.
Mark McGuiness via Ipswich Town

A guide to Mark McGuinness as he leaves Arsenal for Ipswich on loan

Arsenal's Mark McGuinness has joined Ipswich Town on loan for the season, so what do we know about the youngster?
Arsenal's Spanish first-team manager Mikel Arteta (R) talks with Arsenal's Scottish defender Kieran Tierney (L) on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on September 12, 2020. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal underdogs at Anfield but does Arteta have Klopp’s number?

Having finished last season in the perfect way by lifting the FA Cup, Arsenal have got off to a dream start to the 2020-21 campaign.
STUTTGART, GERMANY - AUGUST 10: Konstantinos Mavropanos of VfB Stuttgart poses during the team presentation at Mercedes-Benz Arena on August 10, 2020 in Stuttgart, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

22-year-old Arsenal loanee misses opening match with injury

Konstantinos Mavropanos has returned to training with Stuttgart after a groin injury ruled him out for their opening Bundesliga game.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Kieran Gibbs of West Bromwich Albion is shown the red card by Match Referee Mike Dean during the Premier League match between Everton and West Bromwich Albion at Goodison Park on September 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Mike Dean gives Kieran Gibbs 1st proper red card of career as Everton thrash...

Kieran Gibbs was sent off against Everton as West Brom were thrashed at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14: Leah Williamson of Arsenal looks on during the Pre Season Friendly match between Arsenal and Barcelona at Meadow Park on August 14, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Arsenal defender withdrawn from England squad

Leah Williamson has been withdrawn from the England women's team for an undisclosed reason.
IPSWICH, ENGLAND - AUGUST 25: Jack Wilshire of West Ham United during the Pre-Season Friendly between Ipswich Town and West Ham United at Portman Road on August 25, 2020 in Ipswich, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

Jack Wilshere: Is he fit to play against Arsenal?

There could be an Emirates return for Jack Wilshere this weekend even as his injury problems continue at West Ham.
Iceland's goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson plays the ball during a training seesion at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on March 24, 2019 on the eve of their Euro 2020 qualifying football match between France and Iceland. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Arsenal plan to complete signing before West Ham match: Medical today

Arsenal are aiming to sign Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson from Ligue 1 side Dijon in time for him to feature in their West Ham squad this weekend.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on September 12, 2020. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP)

Aubameyang snubbed late Barcelona offer to sign Arsenal deal

Barcelona made Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a late offer to leave Arsenal but the player chose to extend his contract instead.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs new Arsenal contract (via@Arsenal)

Episode 256: Arsenal’s good news keeps on coming

This week, we enjoy Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signing on, winning by the river v Fulham and the upgrade in Mikel Arteta's official status.
Reims' Moroccoan defender Yunis Abdedlhamid (L) vies with Dijon's Iceland goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson (R) during the French L1 football match between Reims and Dijon on September 22, 2018 at the Auguste Delaune Stadium in Reims. (Photo by FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI / AFP)

5 year deal: Arsenal medical for 25-year-old Icelandic Ligue 1 man

Arsenal are on the verge of completing a deal to sign Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson with the player set to undergo a medical and sign a 5-year-deal.
Arsenal's Spanish first-team manager Mikel Arteta (R) talks with Arsenal's Scottish defender Kieran Tierney (L) on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on September 12, 2020. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP)

Arteta continues to stack Arsenal’s starting lineup

Arsenal’s presence in the transfer market this season is all due to the driving force of Mikel Arteta.

Arsenal u23s vs Manchester United rescheduled

Arsenal's u23 clash against Manchester United has been moved to a new date and will now take place the day after it was originally scheduled.
DAGENHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 12: Jill Roord of Arsenal FC celebrates with Vivanne Miedema after scoring her sides first goal during the FA Women's Super League match between West Ham United and Arsenal FC at Chigwell Construction Stadium on September 12, 2020 in Dagenham, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Arsenal Women destroy West Ham 9-1 (with goals)

Arsenal absolutely annihilated West Ham 9-1 on Saturday to make it 15 goals in just two league games.
Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele (L) celebrates with Lyon's French midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide after scoring his second goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final football match between Manchester City and Lyon at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on August 15, 2020. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / POOL / AFP)

Former Arsenal man signs for Monaco while another wants a move

Once a Gunner, always a Gunner, here's a round-up of the most notable things ex-Arsenal people have got up to this week.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender Gabriel (2L) celebrates with team-mates after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on September 12, 2020. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by BEN STANSALL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Gabriel’s Arsenal dream debut

Gabriel got his Arsenal career off to the best possible start with a goal and a cleansheet as Arsenal beat Fulham 3-0 at Craven Cottage.
Arsenal's Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez gives indications during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 1, 2020. (Photo by MIKE EGERTON / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by MIKE EGERTON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Emi Martinez expected to start for Aston Villa vs Sheffield United

Emi Martinez's agent explains why leaving Arsenal is the most likely scenario as reports emerge Martinez has had a medical with Aston Villa.

Arsenal negotiating Emi Martinez sale to Aston Villa

Arsenal are negotiating to sell Emi Martinez to Aston Villa after the goalkeeper rejected a recent contract extension offer from the Gunners.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring the opener during the French Cup quarter-final football match between Olympique Lyonnais and Olympique de Marseille at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central eastern France on February 12, 2020. (Photo by ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP)

Houssem Aouar wants move, Arsenal only club to make offer so far

Houssem Aouar has told Lyon he wants to leave the club and Arsenal are still the only club to have made an official approach for him.
Bayern Munich's midfielder James Rodriguez (R) and head coach Carlo Ancelotti attend a pre-match press conference in Singapore on July 24, 2017, ahead of the International Champions Cup football match between Bayern Munich and Chelsea on July 25. / AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN

James Rodriguez must really like Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez has signed for Everton because of Carlo Ancelotti who stopped Arsenal signing James in 2017
Arsenal women vs Reading women, via @ArsenalWFC

Joe Montemurro on Arsenal’s win over Reading

Joe Monetemurro spoke to Arsenal.com after Arsenal's 6-1 thrashing of Reading to get their FA WSL campaign off to a flying start.
Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos (L) vies with West Ham United's French striker Sebastien Haller (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 7, 2020.

Napoli president confirms they're pushing to sign Arsenal 32-year-old

Sokratis was trying to convince Arsenal cancel his contract so he could join Napoli and now the Italians want him for free.
Kim Little opens Arsenal's scoring against Reading (via @ArsenalWFC)

Arsenal 6 Reading 1: With goals

Arsenal's women got their new FA WSL season off to the best possible start with a 6-1 thrashing of Reading.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 04, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Ceballos and Ozil play as Arsenal lose against Aston Villa Emirates friendly

Arsenal played another friendly match behind-closed-doors at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday against Aston Villa but lost the match 2-3.
Dani Ceballos in training with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal announce signing of silky 24-year-old midfielder

Arsenal waited until everybody had settled in for their Friday evening before announcing that Dani Ceballos would be back at the club for the new season.
Ben Sheaf with Coventry (ia Coentry City)

Arsenal to loan 22-year-old to Coventry City with £750,000 option

Ben Sheaf will join Coventry City on a season-long loan with a £750,000 option to buy, so what sort of player are they getting?
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal takes photos on his camera after his teams victory in the Heads Up FA Cup Final match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on August 01, 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 Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal want €39m from PSG for Hector Bellerin

Arsenal want almost twice what PSG are offering for Hector Bellerin, insisting on a price tag of €39m from the Ligue 1 champions.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 21: Philippe Coutinho of Bayern Muenchen looks on during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and SC Paderborn 07 at Allianz Arena on February 21, 2020 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Do Arsenal need a playmaker?

If Arsenal are to return to the top four and challenge for Premier League glory, they will need to find a way to balance defence with attack.
Gabriel Magalhaes via Arsenal.com

Episode 255: Epic Arsenal 20/21 season, signings and squad preview

Matthew and French Football expert Lana Dawood talk Arsenal's signings from France and the myriad storylines awaiting in the season ahead.

3 Arsenal offers and an Arteta phonecall: Why Dani Ceballos said yes

Dani Ceballos is an Arsenal player for another season after 3 offers from Arsenal and Arteta's personal touch convinced him and Real Madrid
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 07: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on July 07, 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 Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Dani Ceballos will return to Arsenal for new season

Arsenal and Real Madrid are close to agreeing a deal to send Dani Ceballos back on loan in London with Mikel Arteta keen for his return.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan after finalising his extension with AS Roma (Photo via ASRoma.com)

Financial details as Arsenal cancel Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s contract

Arsenal have cancelled Henrikh Mkhitaryan's contract so he can join Roma for free but the player had to pay for the pleasure: The details