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Perez insists all 12 clubs signed binding Super League contract

Florentino Perez insists the European Super League isn't dead yet, as all 12 clubs remain bound to the contract they signed.
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Bumper Episode: Arsenal, Manchester United & Juventus fans discuss the collapse of the Super...

After a frenetic 48 hours in the footballing world, Stephen Bradley put out the signal for an emergency pod to react to the immediate impact that all of this Super League malarkey will have on Arsenal.
Mikel Arteta speaks with Folarin Balogun ahead of his debut against Dundalk (Photo via Twitter)

Arsenal 19yo academy striker ready to push for first-team spot

Mikel Arteta thinks Folarin Balogun will be pushing all of Arsenal's first-team strikers for a spot in the team, after earning his chance at senior level.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal reacts after being substituted Arsenal v Liverpool, Premier League, Football, The Emirates Stadium, London, UK - 3 Apr 2021 Credit: Photo by Javier Garcia/BPI/Shutterstock

Aubameyang makes statement after deactivating his Twitter

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says "the only right decision" has been made, after Arsenal pulled out of the European Super League on Tuesday.
Brooke Norton-Cuffy with the Arsenal academy (Photo via Norton-Cuffy on Instagram)

Exclusive: Arsenal teenager suffers injury

Brooke Norton-Cuffy has suffered a minor injury, ruling him out of the Arsenal u18s' win over Chelsea on Tuesday.
Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal covers his face with his shirt as he goes off injured Arsenal v Fulham, Premier League, Football, The Emirates Stadium, London, UK - 18 Apr 2021 Photo by Javier Garcia/BPI/Shutterstock

Alexandre Lacazette Arsenal trophy plan takes major blow

Speaking before the news about the European Super League upended the entire season, Alexandre Lacazette said he planned to win a trophy with Arsenal this year
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 10: Owner Stan Kroenke of the Los Angeles Rams looks on prior to a game against the Indianapolis Colts at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Arsenal owner one of the stingiest billionaires in world

Stan Kroenke may be worth a whole heap of money but that doesn’t mean he does anything good with it and in 2018 he was named one of the worst when it comes to charitable giving.
Arsenal fans hold up a banner against Arsenal's majority owner Stan Kroenke during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium in London on May 21, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Justin TALLIS

Episode 284: Arsenal & the Super League: Yes or no?

It has certainly been an interesting week for both Arsenal Football Club, and football as a whole.
Mikel Arteta vs Burnley (Photo by Laurence Griffiths / POOL / AFP)

European Super League: All the developments you need to know (and might have missed)

It has been a whirlwind day, so I thought I'd round up a number of points that probably got lost in amongst all the madness.
BATH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 13: In this photo illustration, £1 coins are seen with the new £10 note on October 13, 2017 in Bath, England. Currency experts have warned that as the uncertainty surrounding Brexit continues, the value of the British pound, which has remained depressed against the US dollar and the euro since the UK voted to leave in the EU referendum, is likely to fluctuate. (Photo Illustration by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Hate capitalism, not Arsenal: European Super League

There is, naturally, a lot of anger around about the nerve of the 'top' 12 teams, wanting to re-orientate football but it's no surprise.

What does Arsenal’s draw against Fulham even mean now?

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Tactics Board, we review Arsenal's 1-1 draw with Fulham and ask if it even matters any more?
Borehamwood, England, Apr 18th 2 Jill Roord 14 Arsenal celebrates hat trick during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Gillingham at Meadow Park in Borehamwood FA Cup - Arsenal v Gillingham

What does the European Super League mean for women’s football?

The European Super League now threatens women’s football in Europe just as UEFA had started to implement their Women’s Champions League reforms

Arsenal pull out of European Club Association amid Super League news

Arsenal have left the European Club Association and Vinai Venkatesham has stepped down from the position he got on the board a month ago.
MONACO, MONACO - FEBRUARY 18: Arsene Wenger winner of the Laureus Lifetime Achievement award speaks at the Winners Press Conference during the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards on February 18, 2019 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Christian Alminana/Getty Images for Laureus)

“A big threat”: Arsene Wenger on the European Super League

Arsene Wenger has given his opinion on the proposals for a European Super League after the announcement on Sunday night.
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Where is the European Super League money coming from?

The formation of the new European Super League will see the founding clubs split €3.5bn between them just for signing up, but where is that money coming from?
Jose Mourinho of Tottenham Hotspur looks on ahead of the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park on February 16, 2020 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Tottenham sack Jose Mourinho, Bayern Munich coach wants contract terminated

Tottenham Hotspur have sacked Jose Mourinho just hours after a breakaway European Super League was announced while Hansi Flick has told Bayern Munich he wishes to terminate his contract from the end of the season.
MUNICH, GERMANY - OCTOBER 14: Raul Sanllehi (L) and Fernando Gomes (R) are seen during the ECA European Club Association meeting at the Allianz Arena on October 14, 2008 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Arsenal European Super League talks confirmed 3 years ago

Raul Sanllehi confirmed that Arsenal were involved in talks over forming a European Super League back in 2018 despite denials being issued but that it wouldn't be happening anytime soon.
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke on the sidelines before playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 29, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images)

What lies at the heart of the European Super League

It's frustrating to read only people who 'hate' football could come up with a plan as heinous at the European Super League when it's much more simple than that.
Eddie Nketiah and Folarin Balogun ahead of a game for the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

New contract behind Folarin Balogun’s squad return

Although he was just the extra man on this occasion, Folarin Balogun made another step forward on Sunday by featuring in Arsenal's travelling squad.

Arsene Wenger’s final Arsenal prediction comes true

Arsene Wenger said we would soon see a European Super League usurping weekend domestic football in his final Mystic Weg prediction before he called it a day as Arsenal manager.
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Moving Arsenal from London: Stan Kroneke and the European Super League dream

The European Super League is coming and, if Stan Kroneke gets his way, it could be the end of football as we know it with Arsenal going truly global
London, England, 18th April 2021. Referee Craig Pawson talks to Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture credit: David Klein / Sportimage

VAR and Fulham hold Arsenal to 1-1 draw

Despite having the ball in the back of the net three times, Arsenal could only draw 1-1 with Fulham thanks to a dodgy penalty on an afternoon to forget.
Bukayo Saka of Arsenal scores and celebrates 0-3 Slavia Prague v Arsenal, UEFA Europa League Quarter-final 2nd Leg, Football, Sinobo Stadium, Prague, Czech Republic - 15 Apr 2021 Slavia Prague v Arsenal, UEFA Europa League Quarter-final 2nd Leg, Football, Sinobo Stadium, Prague, Czech Republic - 15 Apr 2021 Copyright: Gabriel Kuchta/BPI/Shutterstock

New contracts & positions: Arsenal news this week

All the Arsenal news from this week rounded up in bitesize-chunks, filtering out the noise and nonsense to bring you pure news.
11th February 2021, Oakwell Stadium, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England English FA Cup 5th round Football, Barnsley FC versus Chelsea. Christian Pulisic of Chelsea. Photo: Chris Cooper

Christian Pulisic trialled with Arsenal

Christian Pulisic had a trial at Arsenal as a teenager, before the current Chelsea winger had even moved to Borussia Dortmund.
Coach of Arsenal Mikel Arteta in action during the FC European Football League quarterfinal match SK Slavia Prague vs Arsenal in Prague, Czech Republic, April 15, 2021. CTKxPhoto/OndrejxDeml CTK

Mikel Arteta on facing Unai Emery and Emery on facing Arsenal

After Arsenal's 5-1 aggregate win over Slavia Prague, Mikel Arteta was rewarded with a tie against the man he replaced, so how does he feel about facing Unai Emery?

Why Arsenal needed Unai Emery to fail

Unai Emery’s reputation among Arsenal fans hasn’t exactly been enhanced since he left the club but let's take a look back at why it might not have been a bad thing that he failed at Arsenal.
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Aubameyang returns home after 2 days in hospital

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang contracted malaria while on international duty during the last break but the player has now returned home after two days in hospital

Barcelona top Forbes’ list, Arsenal 8th

Barcelona top Forbes' Soccer Business Most Valuable Clubs list with Arsenal valued at $2.8bn in 8th place.
Jesse Lingard of West Ham celebrates scoring the 1st goal Wolverhampton Wanderers v West Ham United, Premier League, Football, Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 05 Apr 2021 Copyright: Paul Currie/BPI/Shutterstock

Arsenal fans relieved as Jesse Lingard Arsenal move won’t happen

Arsenal fans can breathe a sign of relief that they won't have to pretend to like Jesse Lingard with Rio Ferdinand stating the player would be 'going nowhere near Arsenal'.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka (L) celebrates with Arsenal's English midfielder Emile Smith Rowe before his goal is disallowed during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. - 14 (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Double boost for Arsenal ahead of Slavia Prague game

Arsenal have confirmed that both Bukayo Saka and Emile smith Rowe have returned to training ahead of Arsenal's crunch tie with Slavia Prague on Thursday night.
Rangers' Glen Kamara (left) argues with Slavia Prague's Ondrej Kudela during the UEFA Europa League Round of Sixteen match at Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow. Issue date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Copyright: Andrew Milligan

10-match ban for Slavia Prague man who racially abused Rangers’ player

Slavia Prague defender Ondrej Kudela has been handed a 10-match ban by UEFA for his racist abuse of former Arsenal youngster and Rangers' man, Glen Kamara
Folarin Balogun celebrates his hat-trick against Brighton u23s (Photo via David Price)

Arteta confirms Folarin Baolgun contract ‘very close’ as striker scores again

Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Folarin Balogun is on the verge of signing a new Arsenal contract.
Ondřej Kolář with a protective mask during the match with Arsenal (Photo via Alastair Grant, CTK / AP)

2 Arsenal players told injured Slavia keeper ‘You’re safe from us’

Hector Bellerin and Bernd Leno both reassured the Slavia Prague goalkeeper him he was 'safe from us' before the first leg at the Emirates
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)

Updates on Saka, Martinelli, & Aubameyang for Slavia Prague

Arsenal are optimistic that Bukayo Saka has only suffered a dead leg and will be available for Slavia Prague on Thursday, along with Gabriel Martinelli.
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Arsenal’s shooting stats show part of their problem

Arsenal's shooting accuracy is considerably worse than the sides above them in the Premier League.
Sheffield United v Arsenal Premier League Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal passes the ball in to an empty net ahead of George Baldock of Sheffield United for his sides second goal during the Premier League match at Bramall Lane, Sheffield Copyright: Matt Wilkinson

Gabriel Martinelli passes himself fit for Slavia Prague

Gabriel Martinelli didn't wait for any further evaluations of his knock against Sheffield United to pass himself fit for the next game on Thursday.
Sheffield United v Arsenal - Premier League - Bramall Lane Arsenal s Bukayo Saka leaves the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at at Bramall Lane, Sheffield. Picture date: Sunday April 11, 2021. Copyright: Tim Keeton

Post-match footage provides hopeful Bukayo Saka hint

Bukayo Saka is an injury doubt for Thursday's match against Slavia Prague, but footage of him from after the game seemed positive.
Sheffield, England, 11th April 2021. Oliver Burke of Sheffield Utd tussles with Granit Xhaka of Arsenal during the Premier League match at Bramall Lane, Sheffield. Picture credit: Andrew Yates / Sportimage

Position change may not be one-off hints Mikel Arteta

When the Arsenal team for the game against Sheffield United was announced everyone was surprised to see Granit Xhaka at left-back and it may not be temporary
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

Disappointing but expected Kieran Tierney injury update

Mikel Arteta confirmed what we all suspected - Kieran Tierney's season is likely over after the defender picked up a knee injury.
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 Arsenal are rubbish under Mikel Arteta

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.