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Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes of Losc Lille during the during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Valencia CF and Losc Lille at Estadio de Mestalla on November 5, 2019 in Valencia, Spain (Photo by Maria Jose Segovia/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Arsenal weekend roundup: Gabriel deal nearly done, Dennis Bergkamp wanted

This weekend saw Arsenal agree a deal with Gabriel, Ljungberg leave, Georgson arrive, Bergkamp rumoured, plus updates on Thiago, Salah & more
Bayern Munich's French forward Kingsley Coman (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal with his teammates during the UEFA Champions League final football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on August 23, 2020. (Photo by Miguel A. Lopes / POOL / AFP)

Yes, we really tried to sign Kingsley Coman: Arsene Wenger

A few years ago, then-Arsenal boss, Arsène Wenger, confirmed that he tried to sign a sprightly young winger named Kingsley Coman in 2014.
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.
Gabriel Magalhães

Gabriel in London, Arsenal deal done, statement planned

Gabriel Magalhaes has agreed a deal with Arsenal and will fly to London to finalise the agreement as Arsenal ready an official statement.
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: If I had to choose Arsenal again…

Dani Ceballos says he'd choose Arsenal again if he had to, despite all the complications of the campaign, admitting he's happy at the club.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: (L-R) Santi Cazorla, Mikel Arteta and Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal pose with the trophy after the FA Community Shield match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Community Shield double-header as Man City play Chelsea before Arsenal face Liverpool

The Women's Community Shield will played for the first time in 12 years as Manchester City Women face Chelsea before the men's game that will see Arsenal play Liverpool.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is seen during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Gabriel medical, Auba jokes about Arsenal contract, Pat Rice leaves, Williams injury

Gabriel Magallhaes' Arsenal medical, Aubameyang hasn't received any paperwork, Williams' surgery, Sokratis becoming a Papa, and more...
Northern Irish footballer Pat Rice of Arsenal F.C., circa 1970. (Photo by Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Arsenal let Pat Rice go after 56 years

Arsenal are to let Pat Rice leave the club, ending his 56-year association with the Gunners.
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)

Arsenal Aouar bid, Gabriel update, Tierney ‘scared,’ new youngsters, kit & more

Arsenal are signing Gabriel, the only side to make an offer for Houssem Aouar, have announced another arrival, and a few other things.

Gabriel decides on Arsenal, Arsenal start at Fulham as fixtures released, away kit launched

Arsenal have signed another player, Gabriel wants Arsenal who will pay €50m for Thomas Partey, Auba deal done, Emi, Willian, and more

Mikel Arteta on Arsenal’s 19/20 season

Mikel Arteta looks back at Arsenal's 19/20 campaign, sharing his thoughts on the experience, what he learned and his hopes for the future.

Willian on Gabriel Martinelli, David Luiz, Edu, Gilberto Silva and Arsenal

Willian sat down to with Arsenal.com to discuss Gabriel Martinelli and Brazil, what David Luiz said to him before signing, Edu, Gilberto Silva and Brazilians in the Premier League and what he can bring to the team.
kieran tierney via arsenal

Arsenal’s greatest left-backs

Kieran Tierney has already made himself a favourite at Arsenal, but will he be able to claim a place amongst the club's greatest left-backs?
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 13, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal announce Lewis, sign Akinola & receive Saliba warning

Arsenal have announced George Lewis, signed Tim Akinola, been given a warning about William Saliba expectations while Arsene Wenger wants another job
Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey (L) celebrates with Atletico Madrid's Argentine forward Angel Correa after scoring during the Spanish league football match between Valencia CF and Club Atletico de Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on February 14, 2020. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN / AFP)

Arsenal sign another freebie as Aubameyang deal done: Arsenal news & gossip roundup

Pretty much every Arsenal news and gossip update you need all in one place right here and just updated

Arsenal grab their Willian as Don Raul departs

In episode 253, Matthew is joined by Paul to talk about our latest Chelsea old boy, the most recent shake-up in the corridors of...
Future Arsenal teammates? Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian (L) vies with Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes during the UEFA Champion's League Group H football match between Chelsea and Lille at Stamford Bridge in London on December 10, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Large Arsenal bid accepted for Gabriel Magalhaes

Arsenal are one of two clubs in the mix for Gabriel Magalhaes after others fell away and the defender must now decide at the start of the week if he will join Arsenal or Napoli.
Matt Smith (Photo via Instagram)

19-year-old Arsenal FA Cup winner joins Swindon

Matt Smith has joined Swindon Town on loan for the season according to the BBC. after winning an FA Cup medal with Arsenal
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)

Jeff Reine-Adelaide takes blame for not making it at Arsenal

Jeff Reine-Adelaide says it's his fault he didn't make it at Arsenal, because he couldn't find enough consistency in his performances.
TURIN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 21: Aaron Ramsey of Juventus scores the equalizer during the Serie A match between Juventus and Hellas Verona at Allianz Stadium on September 21, 2019 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger: Aaron Ramsey wanted to stay, they had an agreement

At the end of 2019, Arsène Wenger said Aaron Ramsey was keen to stay at Arsenal and had an agreement to do so, but the club went back on it.

Mikel Arteta gives numerous reasons why Willian ‘suits us’

Mikel Arteta talks to Arsenal.com to explain what Willian will add to the Arsenal squad both on and off the pitch.

Arsenal season review and summer preview

The domestic season may be over, but the podcast is still going and this week we're looking back at the season just ended and ahead to Arsenal's transfer window.

Top 10 Arsenal Goals of the Season | Which is your favourite?

We scored some stunning strikes over the 2019/20 season and now it's time for you to vote for the best! Choose from: ● Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang vs...

Arsenal’s value drops 18.8% as €751 million knocked off football values

Real Madrid's brand value declined by 14% to €1,419 million but Arsenal's declined by a larger percent due to the global pandemic
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal lifts the FA Cup Trophy 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)

How many trophies have Arsenal won?

Arsenal have been winning silverware since 1889 - 21 years before Chelsea were even founded.

IT’S THE CUP?! | Arsenal legends shock fans with the Emirates FA Cup for...

We couldn't celebrate our Emirates FA Cup victory with all of you, so we surprised some of our awesome fans in the local area...
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: Kyle Walker of Manchester City and Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal battle for the ball 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)

Brighton could offer summer escape route for Ainsley Maitland-Niles

Brighton are eyeing up an 'ambitious' move for versatile Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles this summer, according to a report.
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)

Gabriel chooses to join Arsenal over Manchester United in €30m deal

Arsenal have apparently convinced Gabriel Magalhaes to join them in a deal said to be worth €30m despite Manchester United's attempts to get him to pick Old Trafford.

An emotional Emi Martinez on his 10 years at the club and winning the...

Emi Martinez was full of emotion as he discussed winning the FA Cup, his 10 years at the club, Mikel Arteta and more in...

Arsenal 2020/21: Season Preview & Predictions

Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Chelsea in the FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday has left fans dreaming of a much more productive future for the club.

A William Saliba special | Behind the scenes at Arsenal training centre

Take a first look at William Saliba in this special behind the scenes episode from London Colney. #arsenal #arsenaltraining #williamsaliba For more match action, highlights and...

How we won the Emirates FA Cup for a 14th time! | Tactical &...

Adrian Clarke shares tactical insights into Mikel Arteta's game plan both with and without the ball from Saturday's victory over Chelsea at Wembley Stadium. Topics...
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finally signs new Arsenal deal LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal poses with Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal and the FA Cup Trophy after their 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)

Podcast: Beautiful end to a bonkers Arsenal season

Matthew is joined by Paul for Episode 251 to review and rejoice the FA Cup Final, give lots of love to Mikel Arteta, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, and others, while wishing they took betting tips from Anita!
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.
1927, 1930 and 1932 FA Cup final kits

90 years ago: Arsenal’s first FA Cup final win

Today, thanks to Arsène Wenger's influence, Arsenal are FA Cups kings with 13 but Arsenal's first FA Cup came 90 years ago, in the 1929/30 season.
Arsene Wenger (R), manager of Arsenal FC and Mikel Arteta address the media during a press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League round of sixteen second leg match against FC Bayern Muenchen at Allianz Arena on March 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany.

Mikel Arteta talks about his recent conversations with Arsene Wenger

Mikel Arteta admits he speaks fairly regularly with Arsene Wenger, to get advice and support in his new role, but not ahead of the FA Cup final.
Joelson Fernandes (Photo via A Bola)

Joelson has agreement in principle for Sporting extension

Joelson Fernandes has an agreement in principle with Sporting CP over a contract extension, according to Rui Santos in Portugal.
Porto's Portuguese midfielder Danilo Pereira celebrates after scoring a goal during the Portuguese League football match between Porto and Sporting Lisbon at the Dragao stadium in Porto on May 18, 2019. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP)

Arsenal come up with Plan C for Thomas Partey backup plan

Arsenal are reportedly weighing up other options as Atletico Madrid refuse to budge on their asking price for Thomas Partey with another name - Danilo Pereira - becoming the latest name be listed as an 'alternative'.

Arsenal will not have to quarantine after Spain trip next month

Arsenal players will not have to quarantine after they travel to Spain next month to take part in the Women's Champions League final eight mini-tournament to decide the winners.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 26, 2020. (Photo by NEIL HALL / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal will have to fix some issues before next season

Arsenal have had a mixed season so far with a change in management and some varied results.