Kenneth Paal of PEC Zwolle and Donyell Malen of PSV Eindhoven during the Dutch Eredivisie match between PSV and PEC Zwolle at the Phillips stadium on May 13, 2021. Photo: VI ANP Sport / ANP IV

27-goal ex-Arsenal striker is Borrussia Dortmund’s primary target

Former Arsenal academy striker Donyell Malen is Borussia Dortmund's primary target this summer if Jadon Sancho leaves, according to reports.
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Arsenal flop voted Relegated Player of the Season

Shkodran Mustafi's poor season has been capped off by being voted 'Relegated Player of the Season' in Germany.
TURIN, ITALY - JANUARY 19: Aaron Ramsey of Juventus FC looks on during the Serie A match between Juventus and Parma Calcio at Allianz Stadium on January 19, 2020 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Aaron Ramsey opens up on 2 years of Juventus frustrations amid Arsenal links

Aaron Ramsey has seemingly opened the door for a departure from Juventus two years after arriving on a free.
Francis Coquelin v Manchester United

5 in: Marseille could look like mini-Arsenal by the end of the summer

By the end of the summer, Marseille could look like a mini-Arsenal old boys club as they try to sign three former players and two already at the club.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - MARCH 22: Lukas Podolski of Germany shows appreciation to the fans after his last international match for Germany after the international friendly match between Germany and England at Signal Iduna Park on March 22, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Get on my nerves: Lukas Podolski hits out at player's wives

Lukas Podolski has criticised the wives of footballers in a bit of a rant that comes with quite heavy sexist undertones.
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50 years on: Liam Brady (long-read)

50 years ago today, on 11 June, 1971, Liam Brady joined Arsenal's Academy, so we take a long look back at his time at the club as a player.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks dejected following his sides defeat in the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Peter Powell -

Real Madrid to sell Arsenal flop to fund Manuel Locatelli move

Dani Ceballos believes that he can become a Real Madrid player even though he mostly spent two years stinking up Arsenal and Carlo Ancelotti reportedly wants to sell him to buy Manuel Locatelli.
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Arsenal latest: Onana offer, Buendia, Neves, Aubameyang, youth contracts, more

It can be hard to keep up with everything that's going on so here is a round up of the main Arsenal news and talking points from the last seven days.
November 28, 2020: Joel Campbell en un entrenamiento del Leon de Mo xico. Fotografoa: Facebook del Leon Copyright: La Nacion

Whatever happened to Joel Campbell?

Joel Campbell left Arsenal in 2018, so how has he done since leaving the club he was once famously told to 'get out' of 'while you still can'?
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How did Emi Martinez do on his Argentina debut?

Emi Martinez made his debut for Argentina this week as they drew 1-1 with Alexis Sanchez's Chile, so how did the former Arsenal man do?
Stephan Lichtsteiner

3 years today: Unai Emery’s first Arsenal signing announced

Three years ago today, 5 June, Unai Emery's first signing was announced and it was a harbinger of things to come.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 01: David Luiz of Arsenal gesticulates during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on January 01, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Report Arsenal man has found new club incorrect

It has been reported that David Luiz has reached an agreement with Flamengo which would see the Brazilian return to his home country but the claim from Spain seems to be total nonsense.
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2nd former Arsenal man retires from football

Johan Djourou has become the second former Arsenal player to announce his retirement from playing football after Nicklas Bendtner did the same earlier this week.
23 Oct 1999: (L to R) Marc Overmars and Ray Parlour congratulate Arsenal team mate Kwankwo Kanu. Picture: Graham Chadwick /Allsport

A quick guide to Ray Parlour

The Romford Pelé cut an impressive figure on the pitch back in the day. Find out more about Ray Parlour and his career here.
OSLO, NORWAY - DECEMBER 02: Nicklas Bendtner of Rosenborg celebrates victory after Norwegian Cup Final between Rosenborg v Stromsgodset at Ullevaal Stadion on December 2, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Trond Tandberg/Getty Images)

Nicklas Bendtner retires at 33 to move into coaching

Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has announced his retirement from football at the age of 33, intending to move into coaching.
Martin Odegaard speaking to after helping the club to a win over Leeds United

Martin Odegaard certain Real Madrid return will be successful

Martin Odegaard is sure his return to Real Madrid will be a success and he'd like Erling Haaland to come play with him in Spain.
LONDON - MAY 17: Thierry Henry of Arsenal is presented with his Barclaycard Premiership Player of the Year Award by Ian Wright during the Martin Keown Testimonial match between Arsenal and England XI at Highbury, on May 17, 2004 in London. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Thierry Henry: The greatest Ballon d’Or loser

The Ballon d'Or was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic but it returns this year and I thought it worth talking about the greatest player to never win it - Thierry Henry.
Dan Crowley with Arsene Wenger (Photo via

2 more former Arsenal youngsters released for free

Dan Crowley and Jon Toral have become the latest former Arsenal youngsters to be released on a free after Jack Wilshere was let go by Bournemouth at the end of his short-term contract.
Martin Odegaard of Arsenal FC seen during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final First Leg football match between Villarreal and Arsenal at Estadio de la Ceramica. Villarreal Spain Copyright: Xisco Navarro

Real Madrid to add Martin Odegaard to squad while chasing 28yo Manchester United star

Martin Odegaard will be part of the Real Madrid squad for the 21/22 season according to a report in Spain that claims they also want to sign Paul Pogba or Houssem Aouar.
DERBY, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Jack Wilshere of AFC Bournemouth looks on during the warm up prior to during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and AFC Bournemouth at Pride Park Stadium on January 19, 2021 in Derby, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal fan favourite released on a free

Jack Wilshere has been released by Bournemouth after signing for the Cherries on a short-term deal in January not long after expressing Arsenal regrets.
Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal celebrates scoring his sides opening goal during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture credit: David Klein / Sportimage

Episode 290: Pepe bangs, remembering Anfield 89 and loving Calum Chambers

On this week's podcast, Matthew and Paul look back at victories over both halves of the M23 rivalry and the sparkling end of season form of our record signing.
Arsenal Head of Coach and Player Development Marcel Lucassen and Academy Manager Per Mertesacker during the The Checkatrade Trophy group match between Coventry City and Arsenal U21 U 21 at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, England on 12 September 2018. Copyright: Andy Rowland

Former Arsenal Head of Coach and Player Development gets top Dutch role

Former Arsenal Head of Coach and Player Development, Marcel Lucassen, who resigned from the club as allegations of racist remarks were being investigated, has been appointed Director of Football Development at KNVB.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks dejected following his sides defeat in the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Peter Powell -

24yo says goodbye to Arsenal, praises fans

Dani Ceballos has confirmed his Arsenal exit, posting a long goodbye message on his Instagram feed.
FERRARA, ITALY - JULY 16: Alexis Sanchez of FC Internazionale shows his dejection during the Serie A match between SPAL and FC Internazionale at Stadio Paolo Mazza on July 16, 2020 in Ferrara, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

How is it going for Alexis Sanchez?

Not that long ago you could hardly move without bumping into an article about Alexis Sanchez but over recent months things have been very quiet, so how is he getting on?
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Former Arsenal captain feels Bordeaux broke promises after Arsenal did same

Laurent Koscielny says he won't stay for another season like the one he's just had with Bordeaux, and once again he feels promises have been broken.
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Club release 29yo just months after signing him from Arsenal

Schalke have confirmed that Shkodran Mustafi will leave the club at the end of the season, just months after he joined from Arsenal.
Juventus' Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey reacts after missing a goal opportunity during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Udinese on January 3, 2021 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. (Photo by Marco BERTORELLO / AFP)

Liverpool could sign divisive former Arsenal star for just £10m

Liverpool can apparently sign Aaron Ramsey from Juventus for just £10m in a move that would surely divide the Arsenal fan base.
Jay Emmanuel-Thomas of Livingston during the Scottish Premiership match between Livingston and Ross County at Tony Macaroni Arena, Livingston, Scotland on 10 January 2021. Livingston Tony Macaroni Arena West Lothian Scotland Editorial use only Copyright: Chris McCluskie

Whatever happened to Jay Emmanuel-Thomas?

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas was captaining Arsenal's u18s when he was just 16 and big things were expected of the teenage giant, but it didn't quite work out for him at Arsenal so where is he now?
Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard (L) chats with Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (C) and Manchester United's Swedish defender Victor Lindelof (R) on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 30, 2021. - The game finished 0-0. (Photo by Andy Rain / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal shirt numbers: 11

Martin Odegaard is the latest player to wear the Arsenal shirt number 11, a jersey with an impressive history behind it.
Chuba Akpom celebrates with Middlesbrough (Photo via Akpom on Twitter)

Chuba Akpom told to find a new club

Former Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom has been told by Middlesbrough boss Neil Warnock to find a new club this summer, according to reports.
Francis Jeffers

What happened to Francis Jeffers and where is he now?

Francis Jeffers signed for Arsenal in 2001 for what was then a substantial £13.77m but it never worked out for him in London, so where is he now?
Mesut Ozil (L) and Enner Valencia of Fenerbahce during the Turkish Super league football match between Fenerbahce and BB Erzurumspor at Ulker Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey on May 03 , 2021

Mesut Ozil gets first assist in 321 days and it’s delightful

Mesut Ozil's life in Turkey did not get off to the best start but with the season coming to a close, he has finally grabbed his first assist since his last game in an Arsenal shirt.
Kelechi Nwakali

Kelechi Nwakali denies switch of allegiance

Kelechi Nwakali has released a statement on reports that he plans to switch international allegiances away from Nigeria.
Hibernian FC 20/04/2021 Training and Press Matt Macey 33 of Hibernian FC during the training session for Hibernian FC at Hibernian Training Centre, Ormiston, Scotland on 20 April 2021, ahead of the SPFL Premiership match with Livingston FC. Editorial use only Copyright: Malcolm Mackenzie

Matt Macey after leaving Arsenal – How is it going?

Matt Macey left Arsenal in January to sign for Hibs, so how has he been getting on?
Arsenal's former German midfielder Mesut Ozil attends the signing cerenomy of his new contract with the Turkish football club Fenerbahce at the Divan Faruk Ilgaz facilities on January 27, 2021 in Istanbul. - Ozil joins Fenerbahce on a three-and-a-half year deal after last playing for the Gunners in March, both clubs announced on January 24. (Photo by Ozan KOSE / AFP)

Bild & Bartley Arsenal digs, Ozil on Smith Rowe, Alex Song, business man

Bild and Kyle Bartley stick the knife into Arsenal while Mesut Ozil gives his opinion on Smith Rowe replacing him and Alex Song ventures into business
Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Denilson (L) celebrates scoring the opening goal with Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner (2nd L) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates stadium, north London on March 20, 2010. AFP PHOTO/GLYN KIRK

Whatever happened to Denilson?

Arsene Wenger once said that he didn't want to 'kill' Denilson by buying a big-name midfielder, but the king of the sideways pass never made it at Arsenal, so where is he now?
PXL_Dinamo Zagreb v Villarreal - UEFA Europa League Quarter Final: Leg One Coach of Villarreal Unai Emery with a protective mask at the end the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final First Leg match between Dinamo Zagreb and Villarreal at Stadium Maksimir on April 8, 2021 in Zagreb, Croatia. GoranxStanzl/PIXSELL

Unai Emery posts social media message to Arsenal

Unai Emery posted on social media to celebrate Villarreal's progression to the Europa League final on Thursday, including a message to Arsenal.
Disappointment FC Schalke 04 Shkodran Mustafi

Badly: How is Shkodran Mustafi doing since he left Arsenal?

If Shkodran Mustafi thought life was tough at Arsenal, he learned things could get much worse at Schalke

50 years ago today: Arsenal win league at Tottenham for first time

50 years ago, on 3 May 1971, Arsenal won the league at White Hart Lane for the first time.
Mesut Ozil of Fenerbahce and Fedor Kudryashov of Antalyaspor during the Turkish Super League football match between Fenerbahce and Antalyaspor at Ulker Stadium in Istanbul , Turkey on March 04 , 2021.

Mesut Ozil returns to play

Mesut Ozil returned to playing with Fenerbahce after rupturing his ankle ligaments at the start of March.