Dan Critchlow

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Arsenal fan since a young age, now a season ticket holder who enjoys writing, tweeting and making videos about the Gunners.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND: Aaron Ramsdale of Arsenal smells some smelling salts during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Arsenal FC at Gtech Community Stadium on November 25, 2023. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Newcastle United pull out of race for Arsenal signing

Newcastle United are no longer in the race to sign Aaron Ramsdale this summer, having pivoted to Burnley's James Trafford instead.
Chido Obi-Martin (2nd R) with the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal still hope to renew contract of 32-goal youngster

Reports that Chido Martin Obi has rejected an offer from Arsenal and is on the verge of joining Bayern Munich are premature, according to new claims.
MADRID, SPAIN: Andriy Lunin of Real Madrid applauds the fans during the warm up prior to the LaLiga EA Sports match between Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 21, 2024. (Photo by Florencia Tan Jun/Getty Images)

Arsenal make offer to Real Madrid 25yo

Arsenal have made an offer to Real Madrid goalkeeper Andriy Lunin, who is considering his options amid a cold relationship with manager Carlo Ancelotti.
France's defender WIlliam Saliba arrives in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines on November 13, 2023 as part of the team's preparation for the upcoming UEFA Euro 2024 football tournament qualifying matches. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal 23yo to be dropped back to the bench for Euro 2024

William Saliba impressed in a start for France against Canada on Sunday, but the French media report that he's still likely to start Euro 2024 on the bench.
BOLOGNA, ITALY - FEBRUARY 14: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC reacts during the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and ACF Fiorentina - Serie A TIM at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on February 14, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Another Arsenal striker target now ruled out

Arsenal are not planning to pursue a deal for Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna this summer, despite previous reports of interest in the striker.
Ryan McAidoo playing for the Chelsea u18s (Photo via McAidoo on Instagram)

Arsenal lead race to sign Chelsea talent

Arsenal have made an offer and are leading the race to sign Chelsea youngster Ryan McAidoo, according to a report.
BILBAO, SPAIN: Nico Williams of Athletic Bilbao celebrates scoring the 2nd goal during the Copa del Rey Semifinal match between Athletic Club Bilbao and Atletico de Madrid at San Mames Stadium on February 29, 2024. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Arsenal eye £42m winger as they consider pivot from striker pursuit

Arsenal may switch their focus to the signing of a wide forward instead of a striker after Benjamin Sesko's transfer decision, according to a report.
Callan Hamill playing for the Scotland u15s (Photo via Hamill on Instagram)

Arsenal book London visit for young Scottish transfer target

Arsenal are interested in Scottish youngster Callan Hamill, and the defender is set to training at the Gunners' academy this summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's third and his hat-trick goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Sheffield United at Emirates Stadium on October 28, 2023. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Crystal Palace admire Arsenal 25yo but fee could be an issue

Crystal Palace are among the admirers of Arsenal's Eddie Nketiah this summer, but they may not be willing or able to meet the Gunners' demands.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 19: Amadou Onana of Everton celebrates scoring his team's first goal with teammate James Tarkowski during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on February 19, 2024 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Matt McNulty/Getty Images)

Arsenal move for Everton signing ruled out

A reported Arsenal move for Amadou Onana is fading as quickly as it appeared, with the Gunners not set to pursue the transfer this summer.

Juventus in talks for Arsenal target but race not over yet

Juventus are in talks for the signing of Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz, but Arsenal's interest in the midfielder means a rival bid can't be ruled out.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 07: Bukayo Saka of England during the international friendly match between England and Iceland at Wembley Stadium on June 07, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

England sweat on Arsenal star’s fitness ahead of Euro 2024

Bukayo Saka's fitness is a concern ahead of Euro 2024, though there is still hope he'll be ready to start for England on Sunday.
BOLOGNA, ITALY - JANUARY 05: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC runs with the ball whilst under pressure from Milan Badelj of Genoa CFC during the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and Genoa CFC at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on January 05, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Serie A striker emerges as Arsenal’s Sesko alternative

With their pursuit of Benjamin Sesko now at an end, Arsenal's primary alternative signing at centre-forward appears to be Bologna's Joshua Zirkzee.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: David Raya of Arsenal makes the match-winning save from the fourth penalty from Galeno of FC Porto (not pictured) in the penalty shoot out during the UEFA Champions League 2023/24 round of 16 second leg match between Arsenal FC and FC Porto at Emirates Stadium on March 12, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

£27m Arsenal deal imminent

Arsenal are expected to complete the formal steps to activate David Raya's purchase option in the coming days, according to a report.
Leipzig's Benjamin Sesko celebrates scoring the second goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match between Eintracht Frankfurt and RB Leipzig in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany on May 18, 2024. (Photo by KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images)

£55m Arsenal target makes transfer decision

Benjamin Sesko has decided to stay at RB Leipzig and sign new terms, following recent transfer interest from clubs including Arsenal.
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Semih Kilicsoy of Besiktas celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Turkish Super League match between Besiktas and Samsunspor at Vodafone Stadium on April 13, 2024. (Photo by Ahmad Mora/Getty Images)

Agent confirms Arsenal striker interest

Semih Kilicsoy's agent has confirmed that Arsenal are watching his client, but they're yet to make an offer for the player's services.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - AUGUST 06: Jorrel Hato of Ajax Amsterdam runs with the ball during the Pre-Season friendly match between Borussia Dortmund and AFC Ajax Amsterdam at Signal Iduna Park on August 06, 2023 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

18-year-old rejects Arsenal and Manchester United move

18-year-old Ajax defender Jorrel Hato turns down Arsenal's advances, opting to stay at his boyhood club for another season to continue his development and pursue trophies.
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Mikayil Faye of FC Barcelona looks on prior to the LaLiga EA Sports match between FC Barcelona and UD Las Palmas at Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys on March 30, 2024. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal 19yo Barcelona target considering transfer

Arsenal aren't yet close to the signing of Mikayil Faye from Barcelona, but the player is thinking about leaving, according to reports.
Josh Nichols playing for Arsenal (Photo via Nichols on Instagram)

Arsenal offer 2 professional contracts to youngsters

Arsenal youngsters Seb Ferdinand and Josh Nichols have been offered professional deals by the club, according to a report.
Chido Obi-Martin celebrating a hat-trick for the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal offer contract to 32-goal sensation

Arsenal have made a fresh contract offer to Chido Martin Obi, though he can't sign the professional deal until he turns 17.
Ayden Heaven (R) and Ethan Nwaneri on the bench for a Champions League game (Photo via Heaven on Instagram)

Arsenal to promote 17yo instead of buying attacking midfielder

Ethan Nwaneri is expected to feature more often for the Arsenal first team next season, but he's unlikely to be a regular, according to reports.
Belgium's Leandro Trossard scores a penalty during the International friendly football match between Belgium and Montenegro at the Baudoin King Stadium in Brussels on June 5, 2024. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal forward scores another goal in international friendly

Leandro Trossard kept his run of recent goals going in his first international of the break with Belgium, scoring a late penalty against Montenegro.

Arsenal provide information against Manchester City in Premier League case

Arsenal are among the clubs who have provided information in support of the Premier League amid Manchester City's legal case, according to a report.
HEIDENHEIM, GERMANY - APRIL 20: Benjamin Sesko of RB Leipzig scores his team's first goal during the Bundesliga match between 1. FC Heidenheim 1846 and RB Leipzig at Voith-Arena on April 20, 2024 in Heidenheim, Germany. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

David Ornstein gives interesting Benjamin Sesko Arsenal update

Benjamin Sesko is very prominent in Arsenal's list of summer targets, but the situation hasn't progressed past early talks, according to David Ornstein.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 19: Amadou Onana of Everton celebrates scoring his team's first goal with teammate James Tarkowski during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on February 19, 2024 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Matt McNulty/Getty Images)

Arsenal in contact with Everton player’s camp

Arsenal have been in contact with Amadou Onana's camp with regards to a potential summer move, but they're yet to make an approach to Everton.
DOHA, QATAR - JANUARY 24: Hajime Moriyasu, Head Coach of Japan talk with Takehiro Tomiyasu during the AFC Asian Cup Group D match between Japan and Indonesia at Al Thumama Stadium on January 24, 2024 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Arsenal international absent from matchday squad despite call-up

Arsenal's Takehiro Tomiyasu has been left out of Japan's opening game of the international break, despite featuring in training ahead of the match.
MALAGA, SPAIN: David Raya of Spain warms up prior to the UEFA EURO 2024 qualifying round group A match between Spain and Norway at La Rosaleda Stadium on March 25, 2023. (Photo by Angel Martinez/Getty Images)

Arsenal international impresses but likely to be dropped for Euros

David Raya started and kept a clean sheet for Spain in their first game of the international break, but it's still unlikely he'll start at Euro 2024.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Referee Paul Tierney checks with VAR during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Everton FC at Stamford Bridge on April 15, 2024. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Arsenal decision confirmed ahead of VAR vote

New reports have confirmed that Arsenal want to keep VAR, ahead of the Premier League vote at the AGM on Thursday.
Arsenal's German midfielder #29 Kai Havertz (L) celebrates with Arsenal's English midfielder #41 Declan Rice (R) after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 23, 2024. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Ex-Chelsea star says his move to Arsenal was worth it

Kai Havertz believes leaving Chelsea was ultimately worth it, talking up his relationship with Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta.
Germany's midfielder #07 Kai Havertz fouls France's defender #17 William Saliba during the friendly football match between Germany and France in Dortmund, western Germany, on September 12, 2023. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP) (Photo by ODD ANDERSEN/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal 23yo won’t start at Euros despite call-up

William Saliba is not set to start at Euro 2024 this summer, despite his call-up to Didier Deschamps' squad for the tournament.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - APRIL 13: Newcastle United player Bruno Guimaraes applauds the fans after the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St. James Park on April 13, 2024 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.(Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Arsenal not expected to progress interest in Newcastle United star

Arsenal interest in Newcastle United's Bruno Guimaraes is not expected to go any further, with Manchester City now his most likely destination.
Arsenal's Dutch assistant manager Albert Stuivenberg (L) and Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta lead a training session on the eve of their UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg football match against Bayern Munich, at the Arsenal training centre, in Shenley, England, on April 8, 2024 (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal 2024/25 pre-season plans: What we know so far

Arsenal's pre-season plans are taking shape, including a tour of the Unites States and a possible Emirates Stadium friendly, but no trip to Germany.
Mehmet Ali coaching the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal.com)

7 Arsenal pre-season youth friendlies confirmed + ticket details

Arsenal have confirmed their pre-season schedule for the u21s, including games against Boreham Wood, Rapid Vienna, and Stoke City.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 11:Jakub Kiwior of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Burnley FC at Emirates Stadium on November 11, 2023 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

AC Milan move for Arsenal 24yo faces delay

AC Milan appreciate Jakub Kiwior, but the club are yet to make a move for the Arsenal defender as they prioritise other positions.
Catalin Cirjan playing for Rapid (Photo via Rapid on Instagram)

Agent angry as Arsenal cancel 21yo’s contract

Catalin Cirjan has been released from his Arsenal contract a year early, with his agent hitting out at his critics after the news broke.
Arsenal's English midfielder #10 Emile Smith Rowe (R) controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Luton Town at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 3, 2024. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Fulham ready bid to sign Arsenal 23yo

Fulham are planning to bid for Emile Smith Rowe early in the summer transfer window, according to a report.
SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad passes the ball whilst under pressure from Warren Zaire-Emery of Paris Saint-Germain during the UEFA Champions League 2023/24 round of 16 second leg match between Real Sociedad and Paris Saint-Germain at Reale Arena on March 05, 2024. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Arsenal still want £50m midfielder but major obstacle remains

Arsenal are still very interested in signing Martin Zubimendi this summer, but the biggest obstacle to a deal remains the player himself.
NAPLES, ITALY: Victor Osimhen of SSC Napoli during the UEFA Champions League match between SCC Napoli and SC Braga at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on December 12, 2023. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Arsenal now only club in for £113m striker

Arsenal are the only club in for Victor Osimhen at the moment, according to a report, though they're a way off meeting his release clause.
Martin Odegaard and Reuell Walters applaud the Arsenal fans (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Rangers look to pounce for Arsenal 19yo after contract impasse

Rangers are interested in signing Reuell Walters this summer, with the player confirming his Arsenal departure despite the club reporting that an offer remains on the table.
Draw balls displayed on set prior to the draw ceremony for the UEFA Champions League 2023-2024 Group Stage at The Grimaldi Forum in the Principality of Monaco on August 31, 2023. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

New Champions League format: How it works, who Arsenal could face

Arsenal are set to compete in the 2024/25 Champions League, but how will the new format work, and who might the Gunners face?