SANTA CLARA, CA - MARCH 23: Goal keeper Runar Alex Runarsson #24 of Iceland looks on at half time of their match against Mexico at Levi's Stadium on March 23, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Arsenal could sign Rúnarsson for £1.5m

Arsenal are still in the race for both Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson and David Raya, as they look for their Emi Martinez replacement.
DAGENHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 12: Jill Roord of Arsenal FC celebrates with Vivanne Miedema after scoring her sides first goal during the FA Women's Super League match between West Ham United and Arsenal FC at Chigwell Construction Stadium on September 12, 2020 in Dagenham, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Arsenal Women destroy West Ham 9-1 (with goals)

Arsenal absolutely annihilated West Ham 9-1 on Saturday to make it 15 goals in just two league games.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JULY 04: Sead Kolasinac of Arsenal and Adama Traore of Wolverhampton Wanderers battle for the ball during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal FC at Molineux on July 04, 2020 in Wolverhampton, 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 Mike Egerton/Pool via Getty Images)

West Ham show interest in Arsenal 27-year-old for summer transfer

West Ham United are looking to invest in their defence, with Sead Kolasinac among their left-back options in the current window.
Arsenal's Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez gives indications during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 1, 2020. (Photo by MIKE EGERTON / 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 MIKE EGERTON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Emi Martinez was close to new Arsenal contract so what happened?

It was reported that Emi Martinez was close to signing a new contract with Arsenal but now he's off to Aston Villa, so what happened?
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts to scoring the winning penalty as he jumps into the arms of Arsenal's Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez during the shoot-out during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. (Photo by ANDREW COULDRIDGE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Aubameyang Arsenal deal announcement imminent

Mikel Arteta has said worried Arsenal fans should relax with Arsenal expected to announce a contract extension for Aubameyang imminently
Vito Mannone signs for Monaco

32-year-old former Arsenal man signs for AS Monaco on 2-year deal

Former Arsenal goalkeeper, Vito Mannone, has signed for AS Monaco on a free after leaving Reading earlier this summer at the end of his contract.
Arsenal's English defender Rob Holding (C) goes up for a header during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on September 12, 2020. (Photo by CLIVE ROSE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arteta confirms he changed 24-year-old's mind about summer transfer

Mikel Arteta says he told Rob Holding he wasn't going anywhere this summer, so he should change his mind and focus on Arsenal.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND: An NHS logo is seen on the shirt of Emiliano Martinez of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Arsenal FC at St Mary's Stadium on June 25, 2020 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Details of Emi Martinez’s Aston Villa deal begin to emerge

Emi Martinez has reportedly agreed a four-year deal to join Aston Villa that will see Arsenal pocket £16m plus add-ons.

Former top Arsenal scout says he 'can't afford to be bitter' about Arsenal sacking

Francis Cagigao gave an interview about his sacking by Arsenal after 25 years at the club saying you can't afford to be bitter in life.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs new Arsenal contract (via@Arsenal)

Willian makes more recoveries than assists and Mikel Arteta is happy

Whether you think he got two assists or three, there is no denying Willian stole the show against Fulham delivering a debut to remember.
Iceland goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson takes a goalkick against Mexico on March 23, 2018 in Santa Clara, California, during their international soccer friendly.

Arsenal move for Ligue 1 goalkeeper as new Leno backup

Arsenal are close to a move for Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson of Ligue 1 side Dijon, according to a report, bringing him in to cover for Emi Martinez's departure.
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 7, 2020.

Arsenal vs West Ham: Head-to-head record

Arsenal host West Ham this weekend but how have things gone for the men throughout the history of this fixture?
Matt Smith after signing on loan with Swindon Town FC (Photo via Smith on Instagram)

Video: Another Arsenal loanee scores a debut goal

Matt Smith scored for Swindon Town on his League One debut on Saturday, helping them win their opening game of the season 3-1.

2nd bid: Arsenal offer Celtic £22.5m with add-ons for Edouard

Arsenal are upping their offer to sign Odsonne Edouard from Celtic this window, according to reports, with their current bid totalling £22.5m including add-ons.

Did Mikel Arteta get his Arsenal lineup right vs Fulham?

Arsenal beat Fulham on the opening day of the Premier League with Mikel Arteta naming his first squad of the season, so did he get it right?
Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on September 12, 2020. (Photo by BEN STANSALL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Ceballos posts social media update after scrap with Nketiah

Dani Ceballos posted an update on his Instagram page alongside Eddie Nketiah, following TV images of the two in a scrap before the game.
Steph Catley

Arsenal defender will train normally after poor challenge

Steph Catley was injured by a very poor challenge from Gilly Flaherty early in the game against West Ham on 12 September.

Arsenal 28-year-old holds medical with Premier League club: Transfer now imminent

Emi Martinez held a medical in Birmingham on Saturday, as he prepares to finalise his £20m move to Aston Villa imminently.
Salzburg's Zambian forward Patson Daka celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Group E football match between (KRC) Genk and RB Salzburg on November 27, 2019 at the Cristal Arena in Genk. (Photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP)

Arsenal 21-year-old target tells Tottenham he’s not interested in move

Arsenal were one of a number of Premier League clubs vying for the signing of RB Salzburg striker Patson Daka who told Tottenham 'no thanks'.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Ben Cottrell of Arsenal during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal U23 and Southampton U23 at London Colney on September 11, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal academy match reports with goal videos as u23s & u18s take on Southampton

The Arsenal u23s and u18s played the first games of their respective league seasons this weekend, coincidentally both facing Southampton.
Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele (L) celebrates with Lyon's French midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide after scoring his second goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final football match between Manchester City and Lyon at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on August 15, 2020. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / POOL / AFP)

Former Arsenal man signs for Monaco while another wants a move

Once a Gunner, always a Gunner, here's a round-up of the most notable things ex-Arsenal people have got up to this week.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender Gabriel (2L) celebrates with team-mates after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on September 12, 2020. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / 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 BEN STANSALL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Gabriel’s Arsenal dream debut

Gabriel got his Arsenal career off to the best possible start with a goal and a cleansheet as Arsenal beat Fulham 3-0 at Craven Cottage.
Arsenal's Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez gives indications during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 1, 2020. (Photo by MIKE EGERTON / 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 MIKE EGERTON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Emi Martinez expected to start for Aston Villa vs Sheffield United

Emi Martinez's agent explains why leaving Arsenal is the most likely scenario as reports emerge Martinez has had a medical with Aston Villa.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 12: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal interacts with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal after he is subbed during the Premier League match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage on September 12, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Childs - Pool/Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette confirms how he feels at Arsenal

Alexandre Lacazette confirmed that he is really happy at Arsenal and reiterated what Mikel Arteta said before the game against Fulham
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 12: Gabriel of Arsenal celebrates with his team mates after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage on September 12, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Ben Stansall - Pool/Getty Images)

3 Willian assists as Mikel Arteta spanks Scott Parker: Fulham vs Arsenal player ratings...

Arsenal opened their 20/21 season by thumping Fulham 3-0 at Craven Cottage in Saturday's early kick-off with Willian and Gabriel superb.
Arsenal Third Kit player pictures (Photo via FootyHeadlines)

No Martinez or Ozil as Gabriel, Willian and Leno start: Arsenal lineup vs Fulham

Arsenal kick off the new Premier League campaign against Fulham on Saturday, so who who will be starting the season for Mikel Arteta?
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Emiliano Martinez of Arsenal is seen with a Always Forward on their back during 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)

2nd Premier League club join the race for Arsenal 28-year-old: Departure imminent

Emi Martinez isn't in the Arsenal squad to face Fulham in the Premier League opener today, as he prepares to leave the club in the next week.
Arsenal Third Kit player pictures (Photo via FootyHeadlines)

5 deals done, 4 games, 3 injuries + more: Arsenal’s week

It has been a busy week for Arsenal with plenty of incomings, outgoings and football at all levels. Here's everything you need to know.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 08, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Martinez + 7 out: Who is fit to lineup for Arsenal vs Fulham?

Arsenal start their 20/21 Premier League campaign this weekend against newly-promoted Fulham, so who is fit and who is out ahead of the game?
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.

Mikel Arteta and Scott Parker discuss Fulham vs Arsenal

Mikel Arteta and Scott Parker both spoke to the media ahead of Arsenal's trip to Fulham in their Premier League opener this weekend.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - JULY 29: David Raya of Brentford during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Semi-final 2nd Leg match between Brentford and Swansea City at Griffin Park on July 29, 2020 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Player's agent says they'll submit transfer request to force Arsenal move if necessary

Jaume Monell says his client David Raya will 'do what is necessary' to push a move through to Arsenal, including handing in a transfer request.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (L) reacts with Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on January 21, 2020. - The match ended in a draw at 2-2. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / 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 BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)

He’s really happy here: Alexandre Lacazette to stay at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta believes Alexandre Lacazette is 'happy' at Arsenal and wants to remain at the club.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores the winning penalty in the shoot-out to win the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. (Photo by ANDREW COULDRIDGE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Aubameyang chose Arsenal extension over Barcelona interest

Barcelona made contact over the potential signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Arsenal, but the player chose to extend his contract instead.
Arsenal's Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez collects the ball during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (Photo by MIKE EGERTON / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal finally make transfer decision on Emi Martinez

Arsenal reluctantly decided to sell Emi Martinez to Aston Villa in the last few days, expecting to complete a deal for the transfer next week.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: 5 Arsenal fans pose for a photo inside the stadium prior to the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Meadow Park on January 19, 2020 in Borehamwood, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

West Ham vs Arsenal will have 1,000 fans

Arsenal women's game vs West Ham will go ahead with 1,000 supporters as planned despite changing government advice.

Luiz, Smith Rowe & Sokratis injured: Arsenal team news for Fulham

David Luiz, Emile Smith Rowe and Sokratis Papastathopoulos join a growing Arsenal injury list ahead of the Premier League restart fixture against Fulham this Saturday.
Lotte Wubben-Moy

Arsenal re-sign 21-year-old Wubben-Moy

Arsenal have re-signed Lotte Wubben-Moy after the defender returned home from the States due to the current pandemic.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 07: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal warms up ahead of the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on July 07, 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 Adam Davy/Pool via Getty Images)

Is Dani Ceballos fit and available to play vs Fulham?

Dani Ceballos signed for Arsenal on loan from Real Madrid but will he be available to play against Fulham in Arsenal's Premier League opener?
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 08, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Is Gabriel fit and available to play vs Fulham?

Arsenal showed the clearest sign yet that Gabriel is in contention to play some part against Fulham on Saturday.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 04, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Is Mesut Ozil available for Arsenal?

Mesut Özil says he doesn't want to leave Arsenal this summer and wants back in the team so is Mesut Ozil available for selection?