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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 23: Alex Iwobi of Everton during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Everton FC at Villa Park on August 23, 2019, in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Ian Wright thinks Arsenal could use former Gunner in current squad

Ian Wright thinks Arsenal need somebody like Alex Iwobi right now, as the former Gunner performs well in midfield for Everton.
Southampton's English midfielder Theo Walcott celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Southampton at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on November 23, 2020. (Photo by ANDREW BOYERS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Reading held talks with Premier League former Gunner over summer deal

Reading held talks with Theo Walcott over a summer transfer, with the former Gunner seemingly falling out of favour with Southampton.

Keown names Arsenal youngster who reminds him of Gnabry

Martin Keown thinks Marquinhos looks like a bit of a Serge Gnabry type, tipping the winger to follow in the footsteps of Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe at Arsenal.
ZAGREB, CROATIA: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Chelsea runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Dinamo Zagreb and Chelsea FC at Stadion Maksimir on September 06, 2022. (Photo by Jurij Kodrun/Getty Images)

Aubameyang had to be reassured after shock at Tuchel sacking

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was shocked and surprised by Thomas Tuchel's sacking, having to be reassured by Chelsea owner Todd Boehly.

Thomas Tuchel sacking spells trouble for Aubameyang

Thomas Tuchel's sacking by Chelsea has left Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in an uncertain position once again, just days after signing for the club.
Reims' English forward Folarin Balogun celebrates after scoring a penalty kick during the French L1 football match between Stade de Reims and Clermont Foot 63 at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, northestern France, on August 14, 2022. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee says former Gunner helped convince him to move

Folarin Balogun has praised Alexandre Lacazette for his influence on the Arsenal youngster in training and in making his loan move to Ligue 1 this season.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their team's second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

‘Honoured’ Aubameyang has ‘unfinished business’

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has made a quick return to the Premier League to sign for Chelsea after Arsenal released him for free and he believes he has 'unfinished business in the Premier League'.
Barcelona's Gabonese midfielder Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gestures before the start of the friendly football match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City, at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on August 24, 2022. (Photo by Josep LAGO / AFP)

Barcelona play a blinder as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs for Chelsea

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has made a quick return to the Premier League to sign for Chelsea after Arsenal released him for free.
Willian crying

Announcement today as Arsenal flop agrees 1yr deal with Fulham

Arsenal flop Willian is set to join Fulham after his Corinthians contract was cancelled earlier this month following numerous problems.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - AUGUST 28: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Barcelona warms up prior to the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Valladolid CF at Camp Nou on August 28, 2022 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Aubameyang prefers Chelsea move to Manchester United

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reportedly prefers the idea of moving to Chelsea instead of Manchester United as he wants to play Champions League football.
Barcelona's Gabonese midfielder Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gestures before the start of the friendly football match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City, at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on August 24, 2022. (Photo by Josep LAGO / AFP)

Aubameyang robbed and beaten by gunmen in Barcelona home

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was beaten and robbed in the early hours of the morning by gunmen who were also wielding iron bars when they broke into his home in Barcelona.
Nice's new recruit Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe is presented during the UEFA Conference League play-off second leg football match between OGC Nice and Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice on August 25, 2022. - Nice's new recrue Pepe (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP) (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal reunion with 6 players to feature in Nice vs Marseille

Nice play Marseille on Sunday with a 2pm kick-off at the Allianz Riviera and it might be a match Arsenal fans want to tune in to with six players on show that we are more than a little familiar with.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang modelling the new Arsenal third kit for 2021/22 (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Chelsea submit £15m bid for Aubameyang

Chelsea have reportedly submitted a bid of £15m as they try to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Barcelona.
Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus celebrates after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on August 13, 2022. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Jesus on being no9, injury updates & more: Arsenal news roundup 18/8/22

There isn't that much going on as we wait for Mikel Arteta's pre-Bournemouth press conference, but here's a roundup of what's making the headlines today.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates a goal for Barcelona (Photo via Aubameyang on Instagram)

Chelsea talks amid Manchester United interest & Aubameyang comment

Manchester United are reportedly interested in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who had 'nothing to say' when asked about the rumours of Chelsea's interest.
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND: Sunderland player Dan Ballard receives treatment during the Sky Bet Championship between Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers at Stadium of Light on August 13, 2022. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Former Gunner breaks his foot a month after leaving Arsenal

Former Arsenal defender Daniel Ballard's injury misfortunes are continuing, following his departure to Sunderland, breaking his foot at the weekend.
Nacho Monreal and Gabriel Martinelli (via Arsenal)

Former Arsenal fan favourite announces retirement from football

When  Monreal signed for Arsenal in 2013, he was brought in early due to a defensive injury crisis but the man known as 'Cabra' as a kid made himself a real cult hero with the Arsenal fans.
Barcelona's new player Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang poses for pictures during his official presentation, at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on February 3, 2022. (Photo by LLUIS GENE / AFP) (Photo by LLUIS GENE/AFP via Getty Images)

Barcelona want €20m+ from Chelsea for Aubameyang

Barcelona will accept an offer for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Chelsea in the region of half what they paid for Robert Lewandowski, according to a report.
Gabon's Pierre Aubameyang (R) celebrates after scoring during the 2012 Olympic mens football match between Gabon and Switzerland at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north-east England on July 26, 2012.(Photo credit PAUL ELLIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Chelsea finally get Aubayemang answer from Barcelona

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will not be leaving Barcelona to join Chelsea according to a report in AS, at least, not at the minute.
Mat Ryan via FC Copenhagen

Former Arsenal keeper signs for FC Copenhagen on 2-year deal

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Mat Ryan has signed for FC Copenhagen after a disappointing spell in Spain.
MILAN, ITALY - MAY 06: Alexis Sanchez of FC Internazionale celebrates after scoring their team's fourth goal during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale and Empoli FC at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 06, 2022 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez Inter contract to be cancelled, will join Marseille

Alexis Sanchez is believed to be close to a move to Marseille where he would link up with Matteo Guendouzi and Nuno Tavares who has just joined on loan as he agrees a contract termination with Inter Milan.
Nice's Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L 1 football match between Toulouse FC and OGC Nice at Stadium TFC, in Toulouse, southwestern France on August 7, 2022. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP) (Photo by LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP via Getty Images)

Aaron Ramsey scores 1 minute into Nice debut after Juventus release

Aaron Ramsey scored a great goal just one minute into his debut for Nice to rescue a point for his new club.
Joel Lopez playing for the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Lopez on Instagram)

20yo completes free transfer from Arsenal to Spain

Former Arsenal academy left-back Joel Lopez has joined Spanish third-tier team Cultural Leonesa as a free agent after leaving the Gunners this summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Manager of Crystal Palace Patrick Viera looks on after the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on August 05, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Patrick Vieira: Arsenal will be ‘closer to the title’

Patrick Vieira believes that Mikel Arteta's side will be 'closer to the title' after watching them beat his Crystal Palace side at Selhurst Park on Friday.
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the French Ligue 1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Ajaccio at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France, on August 5, 2022.(Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette enjoys dream Lyon debut

Alexandre Lacazette has denied he is having issues with the Lyon boss, Peter Bosz, but there does seem to be something going on.
Gabon's Pierre Aubameyang (R) celebrates after scoring during the 2012 Olympic mens football match between Gabon and Switzerland at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north-east England on July 26, 2012.(Photo credit PAUL ELLIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Chelsea to learn from Barcelona this week if Aubameyang is for sale

Chelsea are reportedly considering signing former Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with Barcelona needing to remove wages from their books, and they expect to find out if it's possible this week.
Bernd Leno signs for Fulham [via Fulham]

Bernd Leno ‘relieved’ to seal Fulham transfer

Bernd Leno has admitted he is 'relieved' to have sealed his move to Fulham after a protracted transfer.
A picture of the back of Cesc Fabregas in an AS Monaco shirt

Cesc Fabregas signs for Italian minnows Como 1907

Cesc Fabregas has signed for Italian minnows Como 1907 after being released by Monaco at the end of his contract.
ryo miyaichi japan

Former Arsenal winger suffers 3rd ACL rupture

Former Arsenal winger Ryo Miyaichi has suffered the third ACL injury of his career, forcing him back into surgery once again.
Toulouse's forward Yaya Sanogo (L) celebrates with teammate Jakup Durmaz after scoring his team's second goal during the French L1 football match between Toulouse and Guingamp at The Municipal Stadium in Toulouse, southern France on May 19, 2018. (Photo by REMY GABALDA / AFP)

Former Arsenal striker close to return after 1 year without a club

Yaya Sanogo is close to a return to football with a two-year deal on the table after 12 months without a club .
Kelechi Nwakali signing for SD Ponferradina (Photo via sdponferradina.com)

Former Gunner completes transfer after contract termination

Kelechi Nwakali has signed for SD Ponferradina, joining SD Huesca's La Liga 2 rivals after they terminated his contract.
Alexandre Lacazette announcement photo for Lyon transfer (Photo via ol.fr)

Freak injury sidelines Alexandre Lacazette

Alexandre Lacazette is a doubt for Lyon's friendly against Feyenoord on Sunday after he was attacked by wasps during a walk in the forest.
Kelechi Nwakali (L) in training with SD Huesca (Photo via Instagram)

Former Gunner in talks with Spanish club after contract termination

Former Gunner Kelechi Nwakali is in talks to join a new club after his public dispute with SD Huesca over his contract termination earlier this year.
David Ospina holding the Al Nassr shirt with Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr Musli Al Muammar

Former Arsenal keeper signs for Al Nassr in €7m deal

Former Arsenal goalkeeper, David Ospina, has moved to Saudi Arabia on a contract worth €3.5m-a-year after turning down offers to remain with Napoli.
jack wilshere

Arteta promise brings Jack Wilshere back to Arsenal as u18 head coach

Jack Wilshere has been announced as the new Arsenal u18 Head Coach after his retirement from football when he was released by the Danish side AGF Århus.
German midfielder Mesut Ozil gives a press conference after he signed his new three-and-a-half year contract with Turkish football club Fenerbahce at the Divan Faruk ilgaz facilities on January 27,2021 in Istanbul. (Photo by Ozan KOSE / AFP)

Mesut Ozil’s contract cancelled 2 years early by Fenerbahce

Mesut Ozil's contract has been terminated by Fenerbahce with the 33-year-old now being linked with their rivals, Basaksehir.
Former France international Alexandre Lacazette takes part in a press conference to announce his return to Ligue 1 Olympique Lyonnais (OL) football club, on June 9, 2022 in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France. - Lacazette returns to Lyon on a free transfer five years after he joined Arsenal for a then club record fee of £46.5 million ($58 million). The 31-year-old striker underwent a medical before signing a three year contract with the club where he made his name after coming through the youth system. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD / AFP) (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette scores after just 7 minutes for Lyon

Alexandre Lacazette scored seven minutes into his return to Lyon as they won a pre-season friendly 4-2 but they scored three after he was taken off.
AC Milan's French forward Olivier Giroud drinks sparkling wine as he celebrates during the winner's trophy ceremony after AC Milan won the Italian Serie A football match between Sassuolo and AC Milan, securing the "Scudetto" championship on May 22, 2022 at the Mapei - Citta del Tricolore stadium in Sassuolo. (Photo by Filippo MONTEFORTE / AFP) (Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP via Getty Images)

Olivier Giroud makes Tottenham admission

Olivier Giroud has been speaking about his desire to leave Chelsea in search of playing time, a search that left him so desperate, he would have even signed for Tottenham!
Aarhus' new English midfielder Jack Wilshere attends his first training session with Aarhus Gymnastikforening AGF in Aarhus, Denmark, on February 21, 2022. - Wilshere played formerly for Arsenal FC. - Denmark OUT (Photo by Bo Amstrup / Ritzau Scanpix / AFP) / Denmark OUT (Photo by BO AMSTRUP/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images)

Jack Wilshere in talks for Arsenal return

Jack Wilshere is reportedly in talks with Arsenal about a return to the club in a head coach role with a youth team despite being offered an extension with AGF Århus.