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.
Arsenal's midfielder Ethan Nwaneri reacts during the English Premier League football match between Brentford and Arsenal at the Gtech Community Stadium in London on September 18, 2022. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal to take part in Dallas Cup in 2023

Arsenal are set to take part in the Dallas Cup again in 2023, their fourth appearance in the international youth tournament.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 15: Youri Tielemans of Leicester City during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Crystal Palace at The King Power Stadium on October 15, 2022 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Big Arsenal target will leave for free in summer

Youri Tielemans now looks almost certain to leave Leicester City on a free transfer, after Brendan Rodgers ruled out a January sale.
Nathan Butler-Oyedeji celebrating a goal for the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Butler-Oyedeji on Instagram)

Arsenal 19yo nominated for EFL Player award

Arsenal's Nathan Butler-Oyedeji has been nominated for the EFL Trophy Player of the Group Stage, here's how you can vote for him.
Tyreece John-Jules playing for Ipswich Town (Photo via John-Jules on Twitter)

Arsenal loanee suffers injury and may require surgery

Tyreece John-Jules has seemingly suffered a major hamstring tear and may require surgery, according to his loan club Ipswich Town.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal add 4th friendly to their World Cup break schedule

Arsenal have reportedly added a fourth - slightly less glamourous - friendly to their World Cup break schedule, planning to face Watford.
Nice's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe (C) scores the 0:1 goal during the European Conference League 1st Round Group D football match 1. FC Slovacko vs OGG Nice in Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic, on October 6, 2022. (Photo by RADEK MICA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee scores penalty on 2nd try for his 6th goal

Nicolas Pepe won and scored a penalty at the second time of asking as OGC Nice drew with Olympique Lyonnais on Friday night.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Nuno Tavares of Arsenal and Facundo Torres of Orlando City fight for the ball during a Florida Cup friendly at Exploria Stadium on July 20, 2022. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

‘Advanced’ Arsenal Torres talks put on on hold

Arsenal negotiations for Facundo Torres have advanced in recent days, but they'll now go on hold until after the World Cup.
Omar Rekik celebrates a goal for Sparta Rotterdam (Photo by Carla Vos/Cor Vos © 2022)

Injured Arsenal 20yo returns with World Cup hope

Omar Rekik returned from injury to make the Sparta Rotterdam bench on Friday, just in time for Tunisia to name their World Cup squad.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 09: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal celebrates after their sides victory during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on October 09, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal Barcelona friendly at Emirates in discussion

Arsenal are in talks with Barcelona for their final friendly of the World Cup break, with a game at the Emirates Stadium on the table.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Facundo Torres of Orlando City celebrates a goal during a Florida Cup friendly against the Arsenal at Exploria Stadium on July 20, 2022. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Fee rising? Arsenal transfer target included in World Cup squad

Potential Arsenal target Facundo Torres may see his stock rise in the coming months, after receiving a call-up for the World Cup.
NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND: Zach Awe of Arsenal U21 looks to head the ball away from a grounded Jack Connor of Northampton Town during the Papa John's Trophy match between Northampton Town and Arsenal U21 at Sixfields on October 18, 2022. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Arsenal away in EFL Trophy Round-of-32 draw

One of just five u21 teams remaining in the competition, Arsenal have learned their draw for the EFL Trophy Round of 32.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 06: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal holds off Marc Cucurella of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on November 06, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arteta calls on referees and Saka’s teammates to help him out

Mikel Arteta believes the referees have a duty to deal with fouls on Bukayo Saka, but the winger's teammates can also help him out.

2 Arsenal first-team players receive international u21 call-up

Though they missed out on the World Cup squad, Fabio Vieira and Nuno Tavares are set to be involved with Portugal at u21 level next week.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Arsenal reacts while leaving the pitch injured during the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and FC Zürich at Emirates Stadium on November 03, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal players likely to miss Wolves clash through injury

Arsenal are only likely to be missing Emile Smith Rowe and Takehiro Tomiyasu through injury when they face Wolves on Saturday.
England's defender Ben White (L) vies with Switzerland's midfielder Steven Zuber (R) during the international friendly football match between England and Switzerland at Wembley stadium in north London on March 26, 2022. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

“We were all buzzing”: Ramsdale on the reaction to Ben White’s call-up

Aaron Ramsdale has revealed that the Arsenal squad found out Ben White had received a call-up before Bukayo Saka or Ramsdale himself.
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA: Gabriel Martinelli of Brazil takes a shot during a match between Bolivia and Brazil as part of a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifier at Hernando Siles Stadium on March 29, 2022. (Photo by Javier Mamani/Getty Images)

“I cried a lot”: Gabriel Martinelli shares his reaction to World Cup call-up

Gabriel Martinelli has admitted he was understandably emotional after learning he'll be going to the World Cup with Brazil.
Cedric Soares playing for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

4 more Arsenal players miss out on World Cup squads

Despite the good news about the Arsenal England call-ups for the World Cup, the rest of the squad announcements on Thursday weren't so positive.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Emile Smith Rowe attends the "All Or Nothing: Arsenal" Global Premiere at Islington Assembly Hall on August 02, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Lia Toby/Getty Images)

Southgate sorry as Emile Smith Rowe was World Cup option

Gareth Southgate has shared his disappointment at losing Emile Smith Rowe to injury, admitting they were looking at him for the World Cup.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 15: Youri Tielemans of Leicester City during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Crystal Palace at The King Power Stadium on October 15, 2022 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Summer Arsenal target decides to leave on a free transfer

Youri Tielemans won't sign a new contract with Leicester City, and he's decided to leave on a free transfer, according to a report.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Southampton in action during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Southampton FC at Vitality Stadium on October 19, 2022 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Video: Maitland-Niles scores another “ice cold” penalty

Ainsley Maitland-Niles scored another typical penalty for Southampton on Wednesday, helping them win their League Cup shootout.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Gabriel Magalhaes of Arsenal reacts as Aleksandar Mitrovic of Fulham (not pictured) scores their side's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Fulham FC at Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2022. (Photo by Eddie Keogh/Getty Images)

How the Arsenal squad reacted to Gabriel’s World Cup absence

Mikel Arteta says the Arsenal squad have helped to support Gabriel Magalhaes after he missed out on the Brazil squad for the World Cup.

3 Arsenal players called up by England for the World Cup

Ben White, Bukayo Saka, and Aaron Ramsdale have all been called up to the England squad for the World Cup later this month.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Matt Turner of Arsenal celebrates after their side's first goal during the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

1 in, 1 out: Arsenal man reacts to missing World Cup squad

Matt Turner was called up to the United States Men's National Team for the World Cup on Wednesday, but Auston Trusty missed out.
BODO, NORWAY - OCTOBER 13: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates scoring their side's first goal with teammates during the UEFA Europa League group A match between FK Bodo/Glimt and Arsenal FC at Aspmyra Stadion on October 13, 2022 in Bodo, Norway. (Photo by David Lidstrom/Getty Images)

New details emerge on Arsenal’s World Cup break plans

Further details have emerged on Arsenal's plans for the World Cup break, with a trip to Dubai and three friendlies planned.
EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 08: Cody Gakpo of PSV Eindhoven celebrates after scoring their team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League group A match between PSV Eindhoven and FK Bodo/Glimt at Phillips Stadium on September 08, 2022 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Arsenal send scouts to watch PSV star after Europa League clash

Arsenal were one of the clubs to send scouts to watch Ajax face PSV on Sunday, reportedly with a focus on Cody Gakpo.
BODO, NORWAY - OCTOBER 13: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal runs with the ball during the UEFA Europa League group A match between FK Bodo/Glimt and Arsenal FC at Aspmyra Stadion on October 13, 2022 in Bodo, Norway. (Photo by David Lidstrom/Getty Images)

Brazilian pundit goes on bizarre rant about Gabriel Martinelli

Brazilian pundit and former player Neto believes there was a conspiracy to get Gabriel Martinelli called up for the World Cup.
Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka gives a thumb up to supporters prior to the UEFA Nations League - League A group 2 football match between Switzerland and Portugal at the Stade de Geneve in Geneva, on June 12, 2022. (Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images)

4th Arsenal player officially called up for the World Cup

Granit Xhaka has become the fourth Arsenal player called up for the World Cup, making the Switzerland squad on Wednesday.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts during the UEFA Europa League Group A football match between Arsenal and Bodoe/Glimt at The Arsenal Stadium in London, on October 6, 2022. (Photo by Daniel LEAL / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL LEAL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal set to name competitive team for Brighton cup clash

Mikel Arteta insists he's going to pick a competitive Arsenal team to face Brighton on Wednesday, taking the competition seriously.
Matt Smith (R) in training with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

5 youth players join Arsenal first-team training pre-Brighton clash

A number of Arsenal academy players trained with the first team ahead of their League Cup clash with Brighton on Wednesday night.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: William Saliba of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side's first goal during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Arsenal FC at Brentford Community Stadium on September 18, 2022 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

William Saliba strongly considering contract extension offer

William Saliba is really considering a contract offer from Arsenal, with the Gunners optimistic he'll extend his deal.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Gabriel Magalhaes of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their team's fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on May 22, 2022. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

2 clubs pushed to sign Arsenal’s Gabriel this summer

Gabriel Magalhaes was approached by two clubs this summer, but Arsenal stood firm against the interest in him.
Marquinhos shields the ball for the Arsenal u21s against Crystal Palace (Photo via David Price on Twitter)

Arsenal consider loaning first-team winger in January

Arsenal are considering loaning Marquinhos out in January, amid his strong u21 form and limited first-team appearances.
Cedric Soares playing for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal 31yo set for his 1st start of the season vs Brighton

Cedric Soares is set to make his first start of the season on Wednesday, amid Takehiro Tomiyasu's fitness uncertainty.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: William Saliba of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side's first goal during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Arsenal FC at Brentford Community Stadium on September 18, 2022 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsenal 21yo to receive starting role at World Cup

William Saliba is set to be a starter for France at the World Cup, according to reports in his home country.
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA: Gabriel Martinelli of Brazil takes a shot during a match between Bolivia and Brazil as part of a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifier at Hernando Siles Stadium on March 29, 2022. (Photo by Javier Mamani/Getty Images)

Brazil boss explains why he called up Arsenal forward for World Cup

Gabriel Martinelli joined Gabriel Jesus in receiving a call-up for the Brazil squad on Monday, and team manager Tite explained why.
Shakhtar Donetsk's Ukranian forward Mykhaylo Mudryk takes part in a team training session at Celtic Park in Glasgow on October 24, 2022, on the eve of their UEFA Champions League Group F football match against Celtic. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal remain interested in €60m+ winger for January

Arsenal remain interested in Mykhaylo Mudryk of Shakhtar Donetsk ahead of the January transfer window, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Arsenal's French defender William Saliba (L) celebrates with Arsenal's English midfielder Bukayo Saka (R) after the final whistle of the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on November 6, 2022.(Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

2 Arsenal players make Teams of the Week for Chelsea display

William Saliba and Gabriel Magalhaes made it into the BBC and WhoScored Teams of the Week respectively for Arsenal's win over Chelsea.
Reims' midfielder Folarin Balogun celebrates after scoring a penalty during the French L1 football match between Stade de Reims and FC Nantes at the Auguste-Delaune stadium in Reims, northern France on November 6, 2022. (Photo by FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee scores his 8th goal in Ligue 1

Folarin Balogun scored his eighth goal of the season on Sunday to secure a win for loan side Stade de Reims.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Bukayo Saka and Granit Xhaka of Arsenal gather the players during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Arsenal FC at Friends Provident St. Mary's Stadium on October 23, 2022 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Arsenal close to confirming 3 World Cup break friendlies

Arsenal are close to announcing their plans for the World Cup break, including a round-robin tournament with AC Milan, Lyon, and Liverpool.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Arsenal goes off injured during the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and FC Zurich at Emirates Stadium on November 03, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal report injured 24yo should be fit for World Cup

Arsenal report that Takehiro Tomiyasu should be fit to fulfil his international duties with Japan over the World Cup, but he may not play before that.