Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe is fouled, just outside the penalty area after a VAR (Video Assistant Referee) review during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on February 28, 2021. (Photo by Michael Regan / POOL / AFP)

Leicester 15 fouls, 2 yellows, Arsenal 3 fouls, 1 yellow

Against Leicester, Arsenal once again found that their opponents can foul with relative impunity while the Gunners are punished almost immediately.

How Willian and Pepe were integral to Arsenal’s win over Leicester

Arsenal's recent run of encouraging performances continued with an excellent 3-1 victory over Leicester City, so how did they do it?
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring their second goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on February 28, 2021. (Photo by Rui Vieira / POOL / AFP)

70% win rate: Arsenal’s lucky kit strikes again vs Leicester

Arsenal wore their away kit against Leicester when the two sides met on Sunday, the luckiest Arsenal kit this season, as it once again proved in their 3-1 win.
WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal FC looks on during the Papa John's Trophy Second Round match between AFC Wimbledon and Arsenal U21 at Plough Lane on December 08, 2020. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Sokratis gives his thoughts on facing Arsenal with Olympiacos

Sokratis Papastathopoulos says it will be a special game for him facing up against Arsenal with Olympiacos, after the Europa League Round-of-16 draw.
Benfica v Arsenal UEFA Europa League Willian of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League match at Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus. Copyright: Yannis Halas

‘Special qualities’: Mikel Arteta on picking Willian over Martinelli or Pepe

Looking back on Arsenal's win over Benfica, Mikel Arteta has explained why he brought on Willian over Nicolas Pepe or Gabriel Martinelli.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League 32 Second Leg football match between Arsenal and Benfica at the Karaiskaki Stadium in Athens, on February 25, 2021. (Photo by ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Lacazette to replace Aubameyang: Arsenal lineup vs Leicester City

Arsenal return to Premier League action with a trip to Leicester City on Sunday, let's take a look at our predicted lineup for the clash.

How Arsenal saved their season in 20 minutes

It was nervy at times, but Arsenal managed to find a way to win their Europa League Round-of-32 tie against Benfica on Thursday evening but at what cost?
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League 32 Second Leg football match between Arsenal and Benfica at the Karaiskaki Stadium in Athens, on February 25, 2021. (Photo by ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts after scoring 2 vs Benfica [with goals + Arteta comments]

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang grabbed a brace against Benfica as Arsenal did their best to crash out of the Europa League.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Rob Holding of Arsenal receives medical treatment during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal 25-year-old ruled out of Benfica clash: Return date set

Rob Holding is unavailable for Arsenal's trip to face Benfica in Athens, but he'll return in time for Leicester City at the weekend.

Mikel Arteta gives encouraging Thomas Partey injury update

Thomas Partey will have one final test to determine whether or not he's available to play for Arsenal in their second leg against Benfica.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (L) gestures on the touchline as Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (R) looks on during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 21, 2021. (Photo by John Walton / POOL / AFP)

Big decisions about to be made at Arsenal

Join us as we ask whether Auba is the right centre-forward for Arsenal's style, and if they should be looking for a new manager if they lose to Benfica
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City bumps fists with Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2021 in London, 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 Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Why Mikel Arteta can fix Arsenal immediately

Despite what he says, Mikel Arteta’s default style seems to be evolving as a cautious one, more afraid of losing than anything else and that’s what’s hurting Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Adam Davy - Pool/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola picks out 2 Arsenal players for praise

Pep Guardiola singled out Bukayo Saka and Martin Odegaard for praise after Manchester City's victory over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal’s problem explained by Nicolas Pepe

Nicolas Pepe says the current Arsenal team need to address their concentration problems if they're going to succeed, following defeat to Manchester City.
Arsenal deals: Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard (L) gets instructions from Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (R) as he comes on as a substitute during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 30, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Tierney to start: How Arsenal could line up vs Benfica

Arsenal face Benfica in Rome in the first leg of their Europa League Round-of-32 clash on Thursday, so how could Arsenal could lineup vs Benfica?
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (L) gestures on the touchline as Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (R) looks on during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 21, 2021. (Photo by John Walton / POOL / AFP)

Why Arsenal couldn’t fight Manchester City’s fire with their own

Stephen Bradley analyses how Manchester City managed to exert their will Arsenal, how they struggled to cope with runners, and why the Gunners were unable to fight fire with fire.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City bumps fists with Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2021 in London, 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 Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola praises Arsenal’s ‘quality’ as reason they ‘didn’t do more’

Arsenal looked in for a pasting when Raheem Sterling rose to nod home with barely 2 minutes on the clock but Arsenal rallied
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola (L) and Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta after the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on October 17, 2020. (Photo by Michael Regan / POOL / AFP)

P11 L9 GD minus 25: Arsenal vs Manchester City isn’t fun

Arsenal and Manchester City went head-to-head at the Emirates in was an impossible game for Mikel Arteta’s men who did well to only lose 1-0.

Thomas Partey to be ‘assessed’ before Manchester City game

Arsenal dropped an injury news update that raised hopes everywhere that Thomas Partey could play some part against Manchester City on Sunday.
Kieran Tierney of Arsenal FC during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 Leg 1 match between SL Benfica and Arsenal at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy on 18 February 2021. Copyright: Giuseppe Maffia

Pepe replaces Smith Rowe: How Arsenal could line up vs Manchester City

Arsenal return to Premier League action with a match against Manchester City on Sunday, so let's take a look at our predicted lineup.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka (C) celebrates with Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg football match between SL Benfica and Arsenal at the Olimpico stadium in Rome on February 18, 2021. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

What could have been: Why Arsenal could only draw with Benfica

It was a case of 'What could have been' for Arsenal as they were held to a 1-1 draw against Benfica in the first...
ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 18: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their sides first goal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between SL Benfica and Arsenal FC at Stadio Olimpico on February 18, 2021 in Rome, Italy. SL Benfica face Arsenal FC at a neutral venue in Rome behind closed doors after Portugal imposed a ban on travellers arriving from the UK in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 variants. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka vs Benfica: Mikel Arteta delivers his opinion

Mikel Arteta has given his opinion on Bukayo Saka vs Benfica as the youngster once again saved Arsenal from embarrassment.

Premier League dislike Champions League changes that could help Arsenal

The Premier League want to reject a new Champions League qualification format that could have helped Arsenal qualify.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09: Kieran Tierney of Arsenal reacts during the FA Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on January 09, 2021 in London, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

1 in, 1 out: Thomas Partey and Kieran Tierney injury updates

Mikel Arteta spoke to the media ahead of Benfica vs Arsenal and gave good news on one player and bad for another. Find out who here.

Kieran Tierney returns to training for Arsenal

Kieran Tierney has returned to training with Arsenal giving the Gunners a major lift before their games against Benfica and Manchester City.
Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Bernabeu on February 26, 2020 in Madrid, Spain.

Blow for Arsenal as Manchester City dangerman returns to fitness

Kevin De Bruyne has returned to full training with Manchester City, just days before his team are set to face Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Referee, Stuart Attwell gestures during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal get 21.7% of VAR decisions overturned compared to Premier League average

Arsenal fans know this hasn't been a great season for VAR decisions overturned in their favour, but it's probably worse than they thought.
Arsenal video Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by CATHERINE IVILL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

How Mikel Arteta’s subs almost messed up his excellent gameplan

Arsenal got a much needed Premier League victory over Leeds United, see how they did it using the press and how Mikel Arteta almost messed it up
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 14: Willian of Arsenal comes on to replace Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021 in London, 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 Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal fans’ brutal comments when Willian replaced Smith Rowe

Willian made an appearance for Arsenal, immediately dropping the level of the team, and Arsenal fans did not take it well
Brooke Norton-Cuffy with the Arsenal academy (Photo via Norton-Cuffy on Instagram)

7 added to Arsenal squad for Europa League

The Arsenal squad has been updated ahead of their clash with Benfica on Thursday in the Europa League, adding 7 players to the squad.
Arsenal's Spanish defender Pablo Mari celebrates scoring their second goal during the UEFA Europa League 1st Round Group B football match between Arsenal and Rapid Vienna at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 3, 2020. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP) (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal vs Benfica and our Europa League chances

Arsenal take their show on the road Thursday night when we’re in the Portuguese capital to face Benfica in the first leg of our UEFA Europa League Round of 32 tie.
Arsenal's English midfielder Emile Smith Rowe (L) leaves the pitch after being substituted off for Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli (C) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 18, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Gabriel Martinelli’s bench status explained

Mikel Arteta explained to the media why Gabriel Martinelli hasn't been starting games with the Brazilian only playing 53 minutes from a possible 900.
Referee Stuart Atwell (L) shows a red card to Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (R) to send him off for fouling Chelsea's English striker Tammy Abraham during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on January 21, 2020. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Arsenal red card refs added to FIFA list

Stuart Atwell will take charge of Arsenal vs Leeds United after being added to the FIFA List for along with others who will make your head hurt.
Refree David Coote warms up before the English Premier League football match between Sheffield United and Everton at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, northern England on December 26, 2020. (Photo by Alex Pantling / POOL / AFP)

5 defeats in 7: Arsenal’s worst officials this season

Arsenal's best and worst referee revealed! Arsenal fans were are wondering just what they have to do to get a fair shake from match officials

He can unbalance a match: Marcelo Bielsa on Nicolas Pepe

Marcelo Bielsa has praised his former player, Nicolas Pepe, detailing what he believes the forward brings to the game.
Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe leaves the pitch after being sent off after clashing with Leeds United's Macedonian midfielder Ezgjan Alioski during the English Premier League football match between Leeds United and Arsenal at Elland Road in Leeds, northern England on November 22, 2020. (Photo by MOLLY DARLINGTON / POOL / AFP)

Leeds United 28yo ‘can’t wait’ to play face Nicolas Pepe

Ezgjan Alioski can't wait to play against Nicolas Pepe again, according to his Leeds United teammate Patrick Bamford.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 02: Kieran Tierney of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns on January 02, 2021 in West Bromwich, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Rui Vieira - Pool/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta confirms a 2nd Kieran Tierney injury

Kieran Tierney has a knee injury on top of his lower leg problem, according to Mikel Arteta, to be further assessed in the coming days.

Arsenal and Benfica finally confirm bizarre plans for Europa League tie

Arsenal and Benfica have finally confirmed their plans for their Europa League tie over the next fortnight.
Arsenal's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey receives medical attention during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 6, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Major blow as Arsenal star to miss both Benfica legs

Thomas Partey is now likely to miss the entirety of Arsenal's Europa League tie with Benfica, due to a hamstring injury.
Mikel Arteta File Photo File photo dated 08-11-2020 of Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta.Copyright: Andy Rain

Episode 275: Is it time to fire up the Arteta Out bandwagon?

Stephen is joined by Anita and Lana as they discuss if time is beginning to run out for Mikel Arteta after Arsenal's 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa.