Johan Djourou, player of English premier league football team Arsenal, attends a press conference in Hong Kong on July 28, 2012. Arsenal will play Hong Kong side Kitchee on July 29. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/GettyImages)

Former Arsenal man wants to become actor

Former Arsenal defender Johan Djourou discusses his career, retirement, plans to become an actor, and his emotional connection to Arsenal, including the transition from Highbury to Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal's Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey holds the FA Cup trophy as Arsenal players celebrate their victory over Chelsea on the pitch after the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London on May 27, 2017. Aaron Ramsey scored a 79th-minute header to earn Arsenal a stunning 2-1 win over Double-chasing Chelsea on Saturday and deliver embattled manager Arsene Wenger a record seventh FA Cup. / AFP PHOTO / Ian KINGTON / NOT FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING USE / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read IAN KINGTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal fan favourite inspired by Arteta to do coaching badges

Former Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey reveals plans to pursue coaching badges, expressing admiration for Mikel Arteta's management style.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21: Henri Lansbury (L) of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Carling Cup third round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane on September 21, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal youngster retires at 32 in surprise career move

Former Arsenal player, Henri Lansbury, announces his retirement from football at 32, revealing a surprising new career in gardening.
16 Oct 1999: Nwankwo Kanu scores Arsenal's 4th goal during the FA Carling Premiership match against Everton at Highbury in London, England. Arsenal won the match 4 - 0. Credit: Tony O''Brien /Allsport

Former Arsenal stars to play in Tanzania charity match

Former Arsenal star Nwankwo Kanu joins football legends in Tanzania for a charity match, supporting children with mental health challenges.
Marseille's French midfielder #06 Matteo Guendouzi reacts after missing his penalty during the penalty shootout of the UEFA Champions League second leg of the third qualifying round football match between Olympique Marseille (OM) and Panathinaikos at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on August 15, 2023. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal star costs own side Champions League place

Former Arsenal midfielder, Matteo Guendouzi, faced Champions League disappointment with Marseille after a penalty miss.
Sadd's midfielder Santi Cazorla looks on during the AFC Champions League group E match between Qatar's al-Sadd and Jordan's al-Wehdat at Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium in Saudi Arabia's Dammam on April 15, 2022. (Photo by YOUSEF DOUBISI/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal fan favourite returns to childhood club on minimum wage

Santi Cazorla's heartwarming return to boyhood club Real Oviedo after 20 years, agreeing to a minimal salary, highlights his dedication and love for the game.
Arsenal's English midfielder Theo Walcott celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Swansea City at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 15, 2016. Arsenal won the game 3-2. (Photo credit JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal star announces retirement at 34

Former Arsenal winger, Theo Walcott, has chosen to retire from professional football rather than take up an offer from Saudi Arabia.
Marseille midfielder #06 Matteo Guendouzi reacts at the end of the UEFA Champions League second leg of the third qualifying round football match between Olympique Marseille (OM) and Panathinaikos at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on August 15, 2023. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Gunners are hero & villain as Marseille miss Champions League spot

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Matteo Guendouzi were the hero and villain for Marseille on Tuesday, as they lost their Champions League qualifier on penalties.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: James Olayinka of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Papa John's Trophy match between Arsenal U21 and Chelsea U21 at Emirates Stadium on January 11, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal youngster taken to hospital with serious injury

Former Arsenal academy star, James Olayinka, faces extended absence due to a significant shoulder injury suffered during a game for Cheltenham Town.
TOPSHOT - Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka and Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard (R) celebrates their team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on May 7, 2023. (Photo by LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP via Getty Images)

Granit Xhaka: It felt completely impossible for me to play again for Arsenal

Granit Xhaka discusses his near-exit from Arsenal following fan backlash and his eventual decision to stay, influenced by coach Mikel Arteta.
Liverpool's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain controls the ball as he attends a team training session at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, north west England, on April 26, 2022, on the eve of their UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg football match against Villareal. (Photo by Lindsey Parnaby / AFP) (Photo by LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal and Liverpool man completes unexpected move

Former Arsenal and Liverpool player, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, has agreed on a transfer to Besiktas, reflecting on an injury-riddled career.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Alexander Isak of Newcastle United is embraced by manager Eddie Howe following his substitution during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa at St. James Park on August 12, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal man criticises Eddie Howe’s Isak decision

Former Arsenal player, Fredrik Ljungberg, questions Eddie Howe's decision to sub Alexander Isak after his two goals for Newcastle. Is this about ego or strategy?
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Former Arsenal star praises Arteta’s transformation

Philippe Senderos praises Mikel Arteta's efforts in revitalising Arsenal's culture and competitiveness. The club has regained its big club status, attracting top players and keeping quality talents.
Tabea Kemme signs for Arsenal Women. Arsenal Women Signings. Arsenal Training Ground. London Colney, Herts, 22/5/18. Credit : Arsenal Football Club / David Price.

Former Arsenal player criticises lack of reform within DFB

Former Arsenal WFC player, Tabea Kemme, criticises the German Football Association over their handling of women's football. She highlights the lack of desire for reform and expresses concern over the team's communication and management.
France's defender Bacary Sagna arrives at the French national football team training base in Clairefontaine near Paris, on March 20, 2017, as part of the team's preparation for the upcoming World Cup 2018 qualifiers. Picture: FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images

2 ex-Arsenal stars make surprising business moves

Former Arsenal stars Bacary Sagna and Henri Lansbury start new careers: Sagna in backpacks, Lansbury in gardening.
Matt Turner signing for Nottingham Forest (Photo via

Can Matt Turner play for Nottingham Forest against Arsenal?

Matt Turner has completed a move to Nottingham Forest for a little more than initially reported, but can he face Arsenal on Saturday?
Ainsley Maitland-Niles signs for Lyon [image via Lyon]

Ainsley Maitland-Niles joins Alexandre Lacazette at Lyon on 4-year deal

A look into Ainsley Maitland-Niles' move from Arsenal to Ligue 1 side Lyon, including the creative unveiling video featuring French cuisine.
Andreas Georgson

Former Arsenal set-piece specialist joins Southampton as assistant coach

Andreas Georgson's football journey from Malmö to Southampton, his contributions to Arsenal, and his set-piece expertise in English football.
Aaron Ramsey after signing for Cardiff City (Photo via Cardiff City)

Aaron Ramsey explains snubbing Saudi riches for Cardiff return

Aaron Ramsey discusses his decision to return to Cardiff, expressing his priorities and reflecting on Saudi Arabia's growing influence in football.

24yo sends message to Arsenal fans after exit

Auston Trusty has sent a message to Arsenal and the fans after completing his summer move to Sheffield United.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 14: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Southampton warms up prior to the Premier League match between Everton FC and Southampton FC at Goodison Park on January 14, 2023 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Released Arsenal 25yo on verge of Alexandre Lacazette reunion

Sheffield United and Luton Town are interested in signing Ainsley Maitland-Niles this summer following his release from Arsenal, according to a report but it seems like he is close to signing for Lyon.
Dejan Iliev catches the ball for SKF Sered (Photo by Tibor Öry via SKF Sered on Facebook)

Former Gunner confirms season-ending injury

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Dejan Iliev has confirmed he'll be ruled out for the rest of the season with HJK, as he requires surgery.
Rwdm's Luke Plange celebrates after scoring during a soccer match between RWDM Molenbeek and Beerschot VA, Saturday 08 October 2022 in Sint-Jans-Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Brussels, on day 8 of the 2022-2023 'Challenger Pro League' 1B second division of the Belgian championship. (Photo by TOM GOYVAERTS/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal youngster signs for Carlisle United

Former Arsenal academy product Luke Plange joins Carlisle United on a half-season loan from Crystal Palace.
Stephy Mavididi after signing for Leicester City (Photo via

Ex-Arsenal forward signs 5-year deal with Leicester

Stephy Mavididi has signed a five-year deal with Leicester City, with the Championship club confirming the move.
Tom Smith signs for Colchester United (Photo via

2-year deal confirmed for released Arsenal 21yo

Colchester United have confirmed the signing of Tom Smith on a permanent deal, following the goalkeeper's departure from Arsenal.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 3: Striker Thierry Henry (L) holds up his shirt with Manager Arsene Wenger having been signed for Arsenal 03 August, 1999 from Juventus for an undisclosed fee. The 21-year old French international, who played under Arsene Wenger at AS Monaco was the leading scorer for the French World Cup winning squad at France '98 scoring three goals during the tournament. (Photo credit SINEAD LYNCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger at Monaco

Arsene Wenger was at Arsenal for so long that most of us have forgotten he actually managed several other teams before his 1996 move to north London.
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Arsenal on this day: August 1

On this day in Arsenal history, we celebrate births, remember arrivals, and reflect on departures. 
Joel Ideho scores for the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal winger holds trial with Eredivisie club

20-year-old winger Joel Ideho is in Heerenveen for a trial, after being released by Arsenal at the end of June.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 19: Former Footballer Ian Wright looks on as they present on ITV Sport prior to the Emirates FA Cup Quarter Final match between Manchester United and Fulham at Old Trafford on March 19, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Ian Wright speaks up for unpaid Nigerian players

Discover the recent conflict as Arsenal's legend Ian Wright takes on the Nigerian Football Federation, urging them to settle the Super Falcons' long-overdue bonuses.
Marseille's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez controls the ball during the French L1 football match between Marseille (OM) and Montpellier at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on March 31, 2023. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez agrees Premier League return after Arsenal approach

Alexis Sanchez, the former Arsenal ace, is reportedly ready to agree to a Premier League return with Nottingham Forest.
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 explains how he channels Arsene Wenger

Arteta pays tribute to Wenger and reveals how the legendary manager's values are shaping his own approach at Arsenal.
Stephy Mavididi

Ex Arsenal forward to sign with Leicester in £6.4m deal

Former Arsenal forward, Stephy Mavididi, is poised to make a £6.4m move to Leicester City. The Foxes hope his inclusion will bolster their chances for a Premier League comeback.
LONDON - NOVEMBER 29: Arturo Lupoli of Arsenal (R) in action as Ibrahima Sonko of Reading defends during the Carling Cup fourth round match between Arsenal and Reading at Highbury on November 29, 2005 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsenal prodigy turns to coaching after retirement

Explore the journey of Arturo Lupoli, the former Arsenal prodigy who showed immense potential but struggled to find success in his football career after leaving the club.
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New book, ‘Arsène Who?’, provides dressing room view of Arsenal’s 1998 double

Cassell unveils "Arsène Who?", a revealing account of Arsenal's journey to the top under the guidance of Arsène Wenger, releasing on 12th October 2023.
Kelechi Nwakali signs for Chaves (Photo via Chaves)

Deal done: Former Gunner returns to Portugal

Former Arsenal midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has signed for Grupo Desportivo de Chaves after a season with SD Ponferradina.
TRING, ENGLAND - JUNE 10: World XI FC Manager, Arsene Wenger during a Soccer Aid for Unicef 2022 Training Session at Champneys Tring on June 10, 2022 in Tring, England. (Photo by Alex Davidson/Getty Images)

£105m Declan Rice will spearhead Premier League title run, says Wenger

Former manager Arsene Wenger anticipates a Premier League title for Arsenal following Declan Rice's £105m signing. Wenger firmly believes in the team's potential for success.
Chelsea's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang attends a team training session at Chelsea's Cobham training facility in Stoke D'Abernon, southwest of London on March 6, 2023 on the eve of their UEFA Champions League round of 16 second-leg football match against Borussia Dortmund. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Aubameyang’s Marseille move: A nostalgic return or career endgame?

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the Gabonese striker formerly of Arsenal and currently of Chelsea, appears to be on the brink of a move to Ligue 1 outfit Marseille.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 03: Willian of Fulham during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Fulham FC at Anfield on May 03, 2023 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Former Gunner holds medical with Arsenal’s opening-day opponents

Former Arsenal, Chelsea, and Fulham winger Willian has held a medical ahead of a summer move to Nottingham Forest.
Marc Bola signing his contract with Samsunspor (Photo via

Arsenal academy graduate completes move to Turkish Super Lig

Former Arsenal academy defender Marc Bola has joined Super Lig club Samsunspor, leaving Middlesbrough after a four-year association with the club.
Granit Xhaka signs for Bayer Leverkusen (photo via Bayer Leverkusen)

Xhaka explains his Arsenal departure & denies popular theory

Granit Xhaka has spoken out to explain why he left Arsenal, denying a popular theory about his wife's desire to leave England.