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Episode 299: What’s in a number? Smith Rowe, Sambi Lokonga & more

Stephen is joined by Anita this week to discuss the signing of Albert Sambi Lokonga, Emile Smith Rowe's contract extension and why giving him the number 10 shirt is such a big deal.
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)

1 word: What Aaron Ramsey said about signing for Tottenham

Juventus want sell Aaron Ramsey and Tottenham are said to be one of the main suitors chasing his signature, but could the former Arsenal man really turn up in N17?
Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli warms up for the English League Cup quarter final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium, in London on December 22, 2020. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP)

Jack Wilshere surprised by Mikel Arteta’s use of Gabriel Martinelli

Jack Wilshere has admitted he was surprised with how Mikel Arteta chose to use Gabriel Martinelli, or, to be more accurate, how he didn't, last season.
Kieran Tierney in training with Arsenal, Calum Chambers in the background (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Mikel Arteta names 4 things that make Kieran Tierney his ideal player

After Emile Smith Rowe committed his future to Arsenal by signing a new long-term contract, Mikel Arteta was keen to talk about Kieran Tierney, another who has signed a new deal this summer.
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"Quality baller": Ex-Premier League winger endorses new Arsenal signing

Yannick Bolasie has given his endorsement to former teammate and new Arsenal signing Albert Sambi Lokonga after the latter's move to England.
Alvaro Morata and Duje Caleta Car during the EC 1 8 final between Croatia and Spain in the Park in Copenhagen, Monday 28 June 2021, Copenhagen Denmark PUBLICATIONxINxGERxSUIxAUTxONLY Copyright: Ritzau Scanpi Mads Claus Rasmussen

Marseille excited about Arsenal spending £50m on Ben White

Some outlets in France are getting rather excited on Marseille's behalf at the thought of Arsenal spending £50m on Ben White because they think Brighton will spend a lot of it on Duje Caleta-Car.
Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - King Power Stadium Leicester City's James Maddison during the Premier League match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. Picture date: Sunday, May 23, 2021. Copyright: Mike Egerton

Ornstein and Fabrizio give updates on Arsenal's James Maddison pursuit

An Arsenal move for Leicester City's James Maddison doesn't look realistic this window, according to David Ornstein and Fabrizio Romano.
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Emile Smith Rowe not tempted by Aston Villa move

Aston Villa have been forced to move on from Emile Smith Rowe after his contract extension was announced but it seems he was never interested in signing for them anyway.
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How much will Emile Smith Rowe earn with his new Arsenal contract?

Arsenal have finally announced a new contract for Emile Smith Rowe which will see his wages increase significantly.
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Inter Milan withdraw from Florida Cup

On Tuesday a report in Italy claimed that Inter Milan had asked to withdraw from the Florida Cup due to health concerns over the spread of the Delta variant but it seems this is not true
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Arsenal withdraw from Florida Cup and cancel USA tour

Arsenal have withdrawn from the Florida Cup after a number of people tested positive for Covid this week.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal celebrates scoring his second and the teams the third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Arsenal and AZ Alkmaar at the Emirates Stadium on November 4, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

£198m: 12 biggest losses Arsenal have made in the transfer window

As Arsenal wrestle with several clubs to try and exact full market value for their players, I looked back at some of the biggest hits Arsenal have taken in the transfer market.
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Episode 298: Sambi Lokonga, Nuno Tavares, and a book review

Stephen is joined this week by Paul Williams and author Darren Berry, to discuss the acquisition of both Nuno Tavares and Albert Sambi Lokonga by the Gunners.
Nuno Tavares training with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Nuno Tavares lists 3 things Mikel Arteta told him to do

Nuno Tavares got his Arsenal life off to the best possible start with a goal against Rangers in his first appearance wearing an Arsenal shirt.
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“I am proud of this new step” – Arsenal announce Albert Sambi Lokonga

Arsenal have announced the signing of 21-year-old midfielder, Albert Sambi Lokonga on a five-year deal.
Nice's French defender William Saliba looks on during the French L1 football match between Nice and Bordeaux at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, on January 17, 2021. (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Marseille manager backs Mikel Arteta’s William Saliba assessment

Marseille's manager has told William Saliba the same thing as Mikel Arteta - he has a lot to improve.
Nicolas Jover with Manchester City (Photo via Charles Watts on Twitter)

Confirmed: Arsenal hire Manchester City set-piece coach

Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Manchester City staff member Nicolas Jover is joining Arsenal to replace Andreas Georgson as expected.

How will Nuno Tavares fit in at Arsenal? Tactics Board

Join Stephen Bradley as he discusses the addition of Nuno Tavares from Benfica to Arsenal's squad for next season.
Kieran Tierney in training with Arsenal, Calum Chambers in the background (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

3 senior players join Arsenal training camp in Scotland

Rob Holding, Calum Chambers, and Kieran Tierney have all joined Arsenal's pre-season training camp in Scotland ahead of the game against Rangers.
William Saliba arriving in Marseille (Photo via Mode55489648 on Twitter)

Official: Arsenal ship William Saliba out again

William Saliba has signed for Marseille on a season-long loan with no option to buy.
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Arsenal academy cancel friendlies after Covid cases lead to isolation

The Arsenal u23s have had to cancel their friendlies against Welling United and Bournemouth, and postpone further games against Bromley and Boreham Wood.
Emile Smith Rowe back in pre-season training (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Mikel Arteta on Smith Rowe's future after Aston Villa 3rd bid reports

Emile Smith Rowe is 100% to stay with Arsenal next season, according to manager Mikel Arteta, despite links to Aston Villa.
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Why Nuno Tavares and Joe Willock didn’t play against Hibs

Mikel Arteta has explained why Nuno Tavares and Joe Willock didn't feature in the pre-season friendly against Hibernian FC on Tuesday.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta during the pre-season match at Easter Road, Edinburgh. Picture date: Tuesday July 13, 2021. Use subject to restrictions. Copyright: Ian Rutherford

Mikel Arteta: Rangers is a special place

Mikel Arteta is looking forward to returning to Ibrox to face Rangers after his spell there as a player.
UEFA Europa League Group B, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 10/12/2020. Dundalk vs Arsenal Arsenal's Folarin Balogun celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal of the game. Copyright: INPHO / Ryan Byrne

New Arsenal 1st team number for Folarin Balogun in training

Folarin Balogun has seemingly received his promotion to the first-team squad with Arsenal, wearing a new senior number in training.
Arsenal's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi waves to the crowd at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

From £45m to £10m: How did Arsenal drive midfielder's price down so much?

When Mikel Arteta arrived at Arsenal, Matteo Guendouzi was valued at £45m and was a regular first team starter, but a handful of games...
Bukayo Saka stands dejected after missing from the penalty spot during the shoot out following the UEFA Euro 2020 Final at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday July 11, 2021. Copyright: Mike Egerton

Episode 297: Arsenal Euros final fallout and pre-season anticipation

Matthew and Anita look back at Italy's shoot-out victory over England, talk selections and send Saka some love taking his first ever professional penalty in England's biggest game in over 50 years.
Italy v England - UEFA EURO 2020 Final - Gareth Southgate stands dejected alongside Bukayo Saka and Jack Grealish following the UEFA Euro 2020 Final at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday, July 11, 2021. Copyright: Mike Egerton

Grealish hits back at criticism he left vital penalty to Saka

Jack Grealish claims he wanted to take a penalty for England against Italy on Sunday, but it was Gareth Southgate's decision.
Bukayo Saka stands dejected after missing from the penalty spot during the shoot out following the UEFA Euro 2020 Final at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday July 11, 2021. Copyright: Mike Egerton

Bukayo Saka abuse prompts strong Arsenal statement

Arsenal have issued a strong statement after Bukayo Saka was racially abused following England's defeat in the Euro 2020 final to Italy on Sunday night.
Departure of Nuno Tavares, Benfica player, to London, at Humberto Delgado airport. Departure from Nuno Tavares to London Lisbon, 07/02/2021 - Copyright Andr xLuisxAlvesx

Nuno Tavares rejected larger offer to sign for Arsenal

Real Sociedad attempted to derail Arsenal's move for Nuno Tavares, even offering the defender a larger contract but the 21-year-old still opted to sign for Arsenal.
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Official: Arsenal sign 21-year-old Nuno Tavares from Benfica

Arsenal have announced the signing of Nuno Tavares from Benfica and he will wear the number 20.
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New 3-year contract & shirt number: Arsenal academy prospect promoted to first team

Arthur Okonkwo has extended his contract with Arsenal and received a promotion to the first-team squad as their number three goalkeeper.
Departure of Nuno Tavares, Benfica player, to London, at Humberto Delgado airport. Departure from Nuno Tavares to London Lisbon, 07/02/2021 - Copyright Andr xLuisxAlvesx

Incoming Arsenal signing completes transfer

Nuno Tavares is finally at London Colney as he looks to put the finishing touches on his transfer from Benfica to Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal lifts the FA Cup Trophy after his teams victory in the Heads Up FA Cup Final match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on August 01, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal confirm new policy for cup-final tickets

Arsenal have confirmed changes to their cup-final ticket policy, with a move seemingly designed to encourage home attendance.
Arsenal v Villarreal - UEFA Europa League - Semi Final - Second Leg - Emirates Stadium Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta reacts during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Thursday May 6, 2021.Copyright: John Walton

Amazon set to make documentary about Arsenal

Arsenal are set to be the next subject of an Amazon 'All Or Nothing' documentary, following the recent coverage of their North London rivals.
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Matteo Guendouzi admits Marseille confidence played role in move

Matteo Guendouzi completed a loan move to Marseille this week and he admitted the confidence they showed in him, along with their project, helped him decide to move there.
Gabriel Martinelli with Brazil (Photo via Martinelli on Twitter)

Gabriel Martinelli learns his squad number for the Olympics

The squad numbers for the Tokyo Olympics have been confirmed, with the event kicking off in just over a fortnight now.
Gabriel Magalhaes of Arsenal FC during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 Leg 1 match between SL Benfica and Arsenal FC at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy on 18 February 2021. Copyright: Giuseppe Maffia

Arsenal star pulls out of international duty with worrying injury problem

Gabriel Magalhaes has had to pull out of the Olympics with an injury problem that puts the start of his season with Arsenal in doubt.

David Ornstein recalls the player Reiss Nelson tipped for greatness in 2018

Reiss Nelson told David Ornstein that Bukayo Saka was the young player to watch all the way back in 2018, heaping praise on the young winger.

Cesc Fabregas: Arteta was very lucky

Cesc Fabregas has been speaking about Mikel Arteta, including revealing what the players at Arsenal think about him.