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Emi Martinez joins Aston Villa and shows why he never made it at Arsenal

Emiliano Martinez is off to Aston Villa but by moving so soon after the Cup final, is he showing why he never made it at Arsenal?
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on January 11, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Where does Aubameyang rank on Arsenal’s all-time greatest goalscorers list?

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored 72 goals for Arsenal, so where does he rank on the list of Arsenal's all-time greatest goalscorers?

Arteta continues to stack Arsenal’s starting lineup

Arsenal’s presence in the transfer market this season is all due to the driving force of Mikel Arteta.
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Once tipped to replace Arsene Wenger, Owen Coyle joins Jamshedpur FC

Owen Coyle was once tipped to replace Arsene Wenger but has just signed as the new head coach for Jamshedpur FC, so how'd that happen?
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 21: Philippe Coutinho of Bayern Muenchen looks on during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and SC Paderborn 07 at Allianz Arena on February 21, 2020 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Do Arsenal need a playmaker?

If Arsenal are to return to the top four and challenge for Premier League glory, they will need to find a way to balance defence with attack.

Francis Cagigao says goodbye to Arsenal

Francis Cagigao has said goodbye to Arsenal after 24 years at the club, the quiet man who discovered so many stars we love releasing a rare statement as he goes.
William Saliba on his friendly debut against MK Dons (Photo via David Price on Twitter)

Arsenal’s most expensive defenders compared to Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool made Virgil van Dijk the most expensive defender in history, so how do Arsenal's most expensive defenders compare?
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal scores his team's first goal during the FA Community Shield final between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on August 29, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Tallis/ pool via Getty Images)

Ainsley Maitland-Niles answers Arteta’s challenge but is it too late?

Ainsley Maitland-Niles was challenged by Mikel Arteta to work hardto win his place back and now he has, is the club going to sell him anyway?
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur shakes hands with Demarai Gray of Leicester City after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on July 19, 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 Michael Regan/Getty Images)

8 years later, Jose Mourinho finally understands Arsene Wenger’s point

Jose Mourinho led Tottenham to another trophyless-season when fourth place was worth something according to him. Remember when it wasn't?
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 26, 2020. (Photo by NEIL HALL / POOL / AFP)

4 players Arteta seems to want but Arsenal don’t

Over the last few weeks became clear that the final say on what players come and go at Arsenal did not rest with Mikel Arteta but with Raul Sanllehi and Edu above him, but now Sanllehi has gone, will things change?

Freddie Ljungberg: Model, man, manager

13 years ago, a Swedish Calvin Klein model crowned a distinguished career in front of the camera with the receipt of a prestigious and much-coveted award.
COMMERCE CITY, CO - JULY 15: Mesut Oezil #10 of Arsenal jokes with teammates while warming up against the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 15, 2019 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Timothy Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

5 years on: The Mesut Ozil Conundrum

Mesut Ozil divides opinion amongst fans and pundits alike, but why?
UDINE, ITALY - JULY 23: Aaron Ramsey of Juventus looks on during the Serie A match between Udinese Calcio and Juventus at Stadio Friuli on July 23, 2020 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Why Arsenal probably shouldn’t re-sign Aaron Ramsey

Andrea Pirlo has reportedly told Aaron Ramsey that he can find a new club and they've proposed swapping him with Wolves so they can get their hands on Raul Jimenez.
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Arsenal’s greatest left-backs

Kieran Tierney has already made himself a favourite at Arsenal, but will he be able to claim a place amongst the club's greatest left-backs?
Raul Sanllehi, Mikel Arteta, Edu and Vinai Venkatesham (Photo via Arsenal)

How does Raul Sanllehi’s ‘finest hour’ at Arsenal look now?

Raul Sanllehi has gone from Arsenal, his departure announced on a Saturday at high noon, so how does the summer 2019 window, after which he was hailed as a transfer whizz, look now?
Raul Sanllehi and Edu

Raul Sanllehi had 1 goal at Arsenal and it cost him

Why did Raul Sanllehi leave Barcelona and join Arsenal? It's a question few cared to ask when he first arrived but many questions raised their head, most of them very uncomfortable.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 16: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal on the bench during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Arsenal FC at St Mary's Stadium on December 16, 2018 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mesut Ozil sends clear message to Arsenal fans

Mesut Ozil rarely speaks publicly so, when he does, his words tend to hit home that little bit harder and his latest interview, given to The Athletic, was no exception.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Standard Liege at Emirates Stadium on October 03, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arteta blow as Real Madrid want to keep Dani Ceballos

Arsenal seemed on track to secure another season of Dani Ceballos on loan but it's now being reported that Real Madrid want to keep the player for next season, but do they really?
Bukayo Saka modelling the new Arsenal 2020/21 shirt (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal players snubbed, Premier League award change needed

Despite having a phenomenal season, Bukayo Saka was not included in the Premier League's selection for the Young Player of the Year award while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang also misses out on the senior award.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (R) embraces Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil (L) on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 1, 2020. - Arsenal won the game 2-0. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP)

Is this why Mesut Ozil isn’t being played at Arsenal?

As more details emerge about the people being cut from Arsenal's wage bill, Mesut Ozil's pay cut stance, for which he was pilloried, seems like it was the right one and might even be the reason he isn't playing.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 22: A close up view of Willian of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC at Anfield on July 22, 2020 in Liverpool, 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 Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

What will Willian bring to Arsenal?

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Willian so what will Willian bring to Arsenal and does Mikel Arteta really want him or is this all more Kia Joorabchian games?

Arsenal 2020/21: Season Preview & Predictions

Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Chelsea in the FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday has left fans dreaming of a much more productive future for the club.
Arsenal fans celebrate outside the Emirates stadium in north London on August 1, 2020, after their team won the English FA Cup final football match against Chelsea. - Arsenal won the match 2-1. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP)

Quite possibly the most depressing 19/20 Arsenal season review you’ll read

2020 has been a hell of a year for most people and footballing woes, in the light of everything else that’s going on around the planet, are trivial in comparison. Welcome to the most depressing end-of-season review you're going to read this summer.
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90 years ago: Arsenal’s first FA Cup final win

Today, thanks to Arsène Wenger's influence, Arsenal are FA Cups kings with 13 but Arsenal's first FA Cup came 90 years ago, in the 1929/30 season.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 26, 2020. (Photo by NEIL HALL / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal will have to fix some issues before next season

Arsenal have had a mixed season so far with a change in management and some varied results.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal reacts during the (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal fans say ‘thank feck’ as Premier League finally ends

The Premier League is finally over and for Arsenal fans everywhere, I'm sure that comes as nothing but a relief.
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (R) and Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil smile as Arsenal players celebrate their victory over Chelsea in 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 / Adrian DENNIS

Preparing for last minutes? Mesut Ozil trains with Arsenal squad ahead of Watford game

Mesut Ozil was pictured training with the Arsenal squad ahead of their last Premier League game of the season but there will be no goodbyes for the man who was supposed to herald a new era but turned out to be something else instead.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 15: Emiliano Martinez of Arsenal warms up ahead of the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on July 15, 2020 in London, England.(Photo by Paul Childs/Pool via Getty Images)

Emiliano Martinez better than Chelsea's Kepa? Arsenal legend thinks so

Emiliano Martinez put in another superb display against Watford on Sunday at the Emirates, giving Mikel Arteta a big headache ahead of the new season and reinforcing what Ian Wright had been saying about the keeper.
Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos smiles as he checks his phone on the pitch ahead of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 15, 2020. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Dani Ceballos joins Mikel Arteta fanclub with fabulous results

Dani Ceballos quite fancies another season at Arsenal and, given what we've seen from the midfielder under Mikel Arteta, there are quite a few Arsenal fans who would quite fancy another season of him, too.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City reatcs during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on February 02, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Why Pep Guardiola looks daft after rant about Arsenal and Arsene Wenger

Pep Guardiola has decided to come out swinging after Manchester City were cleared on a technicality of being massive financial cheats, pity he didn't bother to check his facts first when taking aim at Arsenal and Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal at Anfield in 1989: Still my greatest football high ever

When Arsenal won the league at Anfield on 26th May 1989, it was my first high as a football fan and still the greatest.
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Episode 246: Stuffed Canaries, tamed Wolves and Signing of da Tings

Matthew and Paul talk through the wins of Norwich and Wolves, the Saka & Martinelli contracts and cross fingers for Auba's extension. Plus we talk...

Why Arsenal needed Unai Emery to fail

Following his previous interviews with Spanish and French publications, and after his latest a fortnight or so ago with Sid Lowe at The Guardian, Unai Emery’s reputation among Arsenal fans hasn’t exactly been enhanced.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Captain Mikel Arteta of Arsenal lifts the trophy after their 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Arteta needs to foster winning mindset at Arsenal

Well, that’s an understatement if ever there was one, right? Sadly, as we write this, we’re coming off the back of two defeats, albeit one...
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta is seen ahead of the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Portsmouth and Arsenal at Fratton Park stadium in Portsmouth, southern England, on March 2, 2020.

Arsenal boss faces huge problems this summer

Arsenal’s hopes of forcing their way back into the upper echelons of the Premier League currently look nothing more than a fanciful pipe-dream.
Arsenal's German goalkeeper Bernd Leno (R) lies on the ground next to Brighton's French striker Neal Maupay during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on June 20, 2020. (Photo by Gareth Fuller / 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 GARETH FULLER/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Why you shouldn't accept Neal Maupay's 'apology' for Bernd Leno foul

Neal Maupay tried to win favour with the general public with an 'apology' on Saturday, that neither Bernd Leno nor anyone else should accept.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal and Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City look on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Mesut Ozil is finished at Arsenal and other things Mikel Arteta’s comments told us

Arsenal lost 3-0 at Manchester City and, while it wasn't great, it was mostly David Luiz's fault and wasn't going quite so badly until he got involved. So what did Mikel Arteta think about it all and what can we learn from his comments after the game?
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

Unung Arsenal heroes: The King of the cheeky toe-poke

Nwankwo Kanu was the king of the cheeky toe poke.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 06: Arsenal during a friendly match between Arsenal and Charlton Athletic at Emirates Stadium on June 06, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

5 things we learned from Arsenal friendly vs Charlton

Arsenal faced Charlton Athletic in a friendly match on Saturday, and we can learn a lot even from the limited public information on the match.
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Is this one of Arsenal's greatest number 7s?

Born in Prague on 4th October 1980, Tomas Rosicky had football in his blood and signed for Arsenal on 23 May 2006.