Lee Hurley

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Lee Hurley has been a professional writer for nearly 30 years and established LadyArse.com, DailyCannon’s former inception, in 2008. He has been an Arsenal supporter since 1987 and has written for The Guardian, Vice, Huck, Paddy Power, The Mirror, Metro and the Gooner Fanzine amongst many others and also co-owns TransWrites.world.
WREXHAM, WALES - MARCH 29: Arthur Okonkwo of Wrexham celebrates after Paul Mullin of Wrexham (not pictured) scores his team's first goal during the Sky Bet League Two match between Wrexham and Mansfield Town at Racecourse Ground on March 29, 2024 in Wrexham, Wales. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee celebrates promotion as Nigeria consider call-up

Arsenal's Arthur Okonkwo helps Wrexham to promotion, attracting interest from the Nigeria national team.
BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 26: Fans of Atletico Mineiro before a match between Atletico Mineiro and Gremio as part of Brasileirao 2023 at Arena MRV on November 26, 2023 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)

Arsenal monitor Atlético Mineiro’s Alisson Santana

Reports suggest Arsenal are interested in Atlético Mineiro's 18-year-old talent, Alisson Santana. Learn more about his rise.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 20: Samir Nasri of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on August 20, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Disliked ex-Arsenal star picks favourite clubs in Arsenal snub

Samir Nasri reveals Marseille and Man City rank higher than Arsenal in his loyalties, reopening old wounds for Gunners fans.
Fluminense's forward Marquinhos celebrates after scoring during the Copa Libertadores group stage first leg football match between Brazil's Fluminense and Chile's Colo Colo at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 9, 2024. (Photo by PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s Marquinhos loan a win-win situation

Arsenal loanee Marquinhos excels at Fluminense. His success could trigger a sale and bring in significant funds for the Gunners.
AL AHSAA, SAUDI ARABIA: Ruben Neves of Al Hilal prior to the Saudi Pro League match between Al Fateh and Al-Hilal at Prince Abdullah Bin Jalawi Stadium on November 3, 2023. (Photo by Yasser Bakhsh/Getty Images)

27yo midfielder reveals Arsenal tried to sign him before Al-Hilal move

Ruben Neves opens up about Arsenal's pursuit, his move to Al-Hilal, and his ambitions for a European return.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 09: Aaron Ramsdale of Arsenal celebrates after teammate Declan Rice (not pictured) scores the team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brentford FC at Emirates Stadium on March 09, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

AC Milan eye 25yo Arsenal fan favourite set to leave

AC Milan are reportedly interested in Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, whose place in the starting lineup is uncertain.
BILBAO, SPAIN: Kieran Tierney of Real Sociedad is challenged by Nico Williams of Athletic Club during the LaLiga EA Sports match at Estadio de San Mames on January 13, 2024. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

No Arteta talks yet for Tierney as loan spell nears end

Kieran Tierney reflects on his Real Sociedad loan and leaves the door open for a potential departure from Arsenal this summer.
Chido Obi-Martin celebrates a goal for the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Arsenal.com)

16 goals in 5 games: Arsenal youngster scores 5 against West Ham

Arsenal's Chido Martin Obi delivered a stunning five-goal performance in a resounding 8-1 win over West Ham United.
Jurrien Timber in training with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Timber’s work ethic praised as he nears long-awaited return from injury

Jürrien Timber's injury recovery is nearing completion! While the Arsenal defender eyes a return, his twin brother Quinten earns a national team call-up. Could the Timber brothers reunite at Arsenal?
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)

Arsenal place €50m price tag on 24yo forward

Arsenal's Eddie Nketiah attracts transfer interest. Reports suggest a €50m asking price, reflecting his value to the club.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Gabriel Jesus of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on December 17, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Gabriel Jesus facing more knee surgery

Arsenal's Gabriel Jesus reveals ongoing knee problems. Could surgery force him to miss the Copa America?
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (L) speaks with Arsenal's Dutch assistant coach Albert Stuivenberg (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 28, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s two-front fight: Arteta’s plan for success

Arsenal's Mikel Arteta discusses his team's fight for Premier League and Champions League success during a crucial period.
Feyenoord's Mexican forward Santiago Gimenez #29 celebrates after scoring during the Dutch Eredivisie premier league football match between Feyenoord and Almere City FC at the Feyenoord Stadion de Kuip in Rotterdam, on August 27, 2023. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal to upset Tottenham talks for Feyenoord’s Gimenez – or is this agent talk?

Arsenal and Tottenham are reportedly vying for Feyenoord striker Santiago Gimenez. Is the hype real or a ploy to increase his value?
SWANSEA, WALES - APRIL 10: Charlie Patino of Swansea City battles for possession with Lewis Baker of Stoke City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Stoke City at Liberty Stadium on April 10, 2024 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Juventus ready to sign talented Arsenal youngster for free?

Arsenal's Charlie Patino could be a free agent this summer. Juventus are reportedly interested in the young midfielder.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (L) comforts Arsenal's Belgian midfielder #19 Leandro Trossard at the end of the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on March 31, 2024. Manchester City and Arsenal equalised 0 - 0. (Photo by DARREN STAPLES/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal ready to offer Trossard contract extension with increased salary

Arsenal are reportedly planning to extend Leandro Trossard's contract and offer him a salary increase.
Liverpool's English midfielder #17 Curtis Jones (L) tackles Atalanta's Brazilian midfielder #13 Ederson Jose Dos Santos Lourenco da Silva during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final first leg football match between Liverpool and Atalanta at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on April 11, 2024. (Photo by DARREN STAPLES/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal face £60m price tag for Éderson amid Chelsea interest

Arsenal target Éderson could cost up to £€70m. They face competition from Chelsea and Newcastle for the Brazilian midfielder.
FARO, PORTUGAL - JULY 19: Ousmane Diomande of Sporting CP before the start of the Pre-Season Friendly match between Sporting CP and KRC Genk at Estadio Algarve on July 19, 2023 in Faro, Portugal. (Photo by Gualter Fatia/Getty Images)

Arsenal challenging Chelsea for €80m 20yo

Arsenal are interested in defender Ousmane Diomande, but face competition from Chelsea and Juventus. Get the latest on this potential transfer saga.
Bradley Ibrahim playing for the Arsenal u21s against Middlesbrough (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Former Arsenal youngster finding life tough after leaving

Former Arsenal midfielder Bradley Ibrahim is struggling to adapt to life in Germany with Hertha Berlin. Get the latest on his difficult start.
FLORENCE, ITALY - FEBRUARY 26: Arthur Melo of ACF Fiorentina reacts during the Serie A TIM match between ACF Fiorentina and SS Lazio at Stadio Artemio Franchi on February 26, 2024 in Florence, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Arsenal eye 27yo Liverpool loan flop

Juventus' Arthur Melo, on loan at Fiorentina, linked with Arsenal and West Ham. Could a Premier League return revive his career?
Juventus' Turkish forward Kenan Yildiz warms up before the Italian Serie A football match between Juventus and Sassuolo on January 16, 2024 at the Allianz Stadium in Turin. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP via Getty Images)

Juventus fight to keep Yildiz from Arsenal’s grasp

Juventus aim to keep rising star Kenan Yildiz away from Arsenal with a new contract and increased status at the club.
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’s star Saliba struggles for recognition in France

Arsenal's William Saliba is a star in England, but faces criticism and limited playing time when representing France.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Harry Maguire of Manchester United reacts during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 29, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Manchester United vs Arsenal gets new date and kick-off time

Arsenal's trip to Old Trafford is set, and the title race heats up. Plus, vote for Martin Odegaard as UEFA Champions League Player of the Week.
LUTON, ENGLAND: Murillo of Nottingham Forest reacts to the away fans during the Premier League match between Luton Town and Nottingham Forest at Kenilworth Road on March 16, 2024. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Nottingham Forest’s financial woes could mean bargains for Arsenal

Nottingham Forest's financial woes could lead to Murillo's exit. Arsenal are reportedly interested in the defender.
LEEDS, ENGLAND - APRIL 09: Anthony Patterson of Sunderland looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sunderland at Elland Road on April 09, 2024 in Leeds, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Arsenal turn to Sunderland as Ramsdale’s exit looms

With Ramsdale likely to leave, Arsenal reportedly turn to Sunderland's Anthony Patterson as a potential replacement.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 03: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa reacts following a missed chance during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on April 03, 2024 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Suspension gives Arsenal Aston Villa boost

Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz suspended for Arsenal clash after picking up his 10th yellow card. This weakens Unai Emery's side in their push for Champions League qualification.
Bayern Munich's English striker #09 Harry Kane reacts during the UEFA Champions League quarter final first-leg football match between Arsenal and Bayern Munich at the Arsenal Stadium, in north London, on April 9, 2024. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/IKIMAGES/AFP via Getty Images)

Kane elbow a “Blatant red card” says former referee

Ex-referee Keith Hackett says Harry Kane's elbow on Gabriel was a clear red card. Did the referee miss a crucial call?
Bayern Munich's German head coach Thomas Tuchel gestures during the UEFA Champions League quarter final first-leg football match between Arsenal and Bayern Munich at the Arsenal Stadium, in north London, on April 9, 2024. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/IKIMAGES/AFP via Getty Images)

Bayern fume over Arsenal handball but ignore Kane’s red card escape

Bayern fume over a denied handball penalty, but did they get away with a Kane red card and a Saka foul?
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 06: Joao Gomes of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrates after teammate Max Kilman (not pictured) scores his team's second goal but is later disallowed due to an offside on teammate Tawanda Chirewa (not pictured) during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and West Ham United at Molineux on April 06, 2024 in Wolverhampton, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Arsenal prepare offer for 23yo Wolves midfielder amid Manchester United interest

Arsenal are reportedly preparing an offer for Wolves' João Gomes, stepping ahead of Manchester United in the transfer battle.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, and David Raya of Arsenal embrace at full-time after victory in the penalty shoot out following 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 Julian Finney/Getty Images)

How David Raya is helping Arsenal build a defensive fortress

Arsenal's David Raya has been unbeatable. Can he stop Bayern Munich's Harry Kane in their Champions League showdown?

Arsenal’s Brazilian connection key in Bidon pursuit

Arsenal linked to Brazilian wonderkid Breno Bidon. Edu Gaspar's Corinthians connections could be key in the transfer race.
TOPSHOT - Arsenal's Spanish goalkeeper #22 David Raya and Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder #08 Martin Odegaard celebrate after winning the penalty shoot-out session of the UEFA Champions League last 16 second leg football match between Arsenal and Porto FC at the Arsenal Stadium in north London, on March 12, 2024. Arsenal edged out Porto on penalties to reach the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time since 2010. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP) (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal don’t fear Harry Kane or Bayern Munich

Arsenal's Odegaard says they respect Harry Kane but won't be intimidated ahead of the Bayern Munich Champions League clash.
Serge Gnabry debut for Germany

Why Arsenal really sold Serge Gnabry

Serge Gnabry and Bayern Munich are struggling to agree a new deal and, years later, the media still want you to think Arsenal got wrong by selling him, but they didn't really have much choice.
Arsenal's Brazilian striker #09 Gabriel Jesus celebrates after scoring his team first goal during the English Premier League football match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal at The City Ground in Nottingham, central England, on January 30, 2024. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Concern over Gabriel Jesus persistent knee problems at Arsenal

Gabriel Jesus opens up about his knee injuries and his determination to help Arsenal succeed, despite uncertain future.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: William Saliba of Arsenal celebrates as David Raya of Arsenal (not pictured) 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 Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s defensive key against Bayern Munich

William Saliba is Arsenal's defensive rock. Can he withstand Bayern Munich's attack in the Champions League showdown?
Bayern Munich's German midfielder Leroy Sane speaks during a press conference on the eve of their UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg football match against Arsenal, at the Emirates Stadium, in London, on April 8, 2024. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Bayern star returns from injury to face Arsenal

Leroy Sané is back from injury, posing a major threat to Arsenal's Champions League ambitions. Can they stop him?
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Is it Arsenal? Opta Supercomputer picks new Premier League winner after Liverpool stumble

Arsenal lead the Premier League, but a supercomputer favours Man City. Can the Gunners defy the odds and win their first title in 20 years?
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal is closed down by Jan Vertonghen (L) and Benoit Assou-Ekotto (R) of Spurs during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal FC at White Hart Lane on March 3, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Spurs icon reveals hilarious reason he rejected Arsenal move

Ex-Spurs star Benoit Ekotto reveals the shockingly simple reason he rejected Arsenal
DARMSTADT, GERMANY - MARCH 16: Serge Gnabry of Bayern Muenchen celebrates the team's fourth goal during the Bundesliga match between SV Darmstadt 98 and FC Bayern München at Merck-Stadion am Böllenfalltor on March 16, 2024 in Darmstadt, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

Serge Gnabry ‘extremely happy’ to return to Arsenal

Ex-Arsenal star Serge Gnabry returns to the Emirates with Bayern Munich
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Bayern Munich fans banned from Arsenal Champions League clash 1st leg

Arsenal face Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Can they avenge past defeats with fans banned for the away side?
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 30: 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 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal interested in untested Barcelona youngster with €400m release clause

Arsenal linked to Barcelona's young defender Mikayil Faye, but he comes with a hefty €400m release clause. Can the Gunners land him?