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.
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.
Nuno Tavares, Copyright: Nuno Guimaraes

Nuno Tavares at Arsenal: Contract details, wages, injury history

Arsenal agreed a five-year deal with Nuno Tavares so how much will he be paid and what's his injury history like?
Bukayo Saka with his Star of the Match award after his performance for England at Euro 2020 (Photo via Saka on Twitter)

Arsenal can't let Bukayo Saka become another Matteo Guendouzi

Stephen Bradley flies solo this week, and foremost on his mind is the departure of Matteo Guendouzi.
Albert Sambi Lokonga pictured during a soccer game between RSC Anderlecht and KRC Racing Genk, Sunday 14 March 2021 in Brussels, in the semifinals of the Croky Cup Belgian cup. VIRGINIE LEFOUR

Albert Sambi Lokonga: Expected Arsenal contract, wages, shirt number, injury history

Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Albert Sambi Lokonga, so who is he, how long will they sign him for and what will he earn?
Albert Sambi Lokonga pictured during a soccer game between RSC Anderlecht and KRC Racing Genk, Sunday 14 March 2021 in Brussels, in the semifinals of the Croky Cup Belgian cup. VIRGINIE LEFOUR

Arsenal’s best predicted line-up ahead of 2021/22 season

This summer's transfer window is the biggest that Arsenal have faced in their recent history after finishing eighth at the end of the 2020/21 Premier League campaign.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on January 26, 2021. (Photo by Frank Augstein / POOL / AFP)

Top 5 most valuable Arsenal players

Everybody at Arsenal, apart from a few players, seem to be for sale, so who are the top 5 most valuable Arsenal players?
Mikel Arteta File Photo File photo dated 08-11-2020 of Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta.Copyright: Andy Rain

Arsenal end of season review and awards

Matthew is joined by Stephen and Paul to review Arsenal's 2020-21 season, and they also have an impromptu end of season awards ceremony.
Edu, Mikel Arteta and Steve Round deep in coversation at Goodison Park

Arsenal's questions for the summer that need resolved

Matthew and Stephen sit down to discuss the decisions waiting in the summer ahead for Arsenal, Mikel Arteta, Edu and the Kroenkes.
Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion - Premier League - Emirates Stadium during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday May 9, 2021. Copyright: Richard Heathcote

Where do Arsenal go from here?

On this week's Daily Cannon podcast, we discuss the fallout from Arsenal's disastrous 2-1 aggregate defeat to Villarreal and how the victory over West Brom left more questions than answers

The worst decision Mikel Arteta has ever made

It was a night filled with gloom and doom for Arsenal Football Club, as they drew 0-0 with Villarreal in the second leg of their Europa League Semi-Final, losing the tie 2-1 on aggregate.
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Mohamed Elneny right celebrates scoring their side s first goal of the game during the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021. Copyright: Molly Darlington

Do Arsenal need a heart transplant & will Wojciech Szczesny return?

Stephen Bradley is joined by Lana Dawood to discuss Arsenal's upcoming second-leg clash with Villarreal and whether Gabriel Martinelli deserves to be dropped after...
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Newcastle United s Jacob Murphy left and Arsenal s Gabriel Martinelli battle for the ball during the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021.Copyright: Stu Forster

Is Gabriel Martinelli now undroppable?

Gabriel Martinelli was integral to Arsenal's build-up play against Newcastle, so he has to start against Villarreal on Thursday, right?
April 29, 2021, Villarreal, Spain: Artur Soares Dias referee and Etienne Capoue, Pau Francisco Torres, Dani Parejo of Villarreal CF and Daniel Ceballos Fernandez, Granit Xhaka of Arsenal FC react during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final First Leg football match between Villarreal and Arsenal at Estadio de la Ceramica. Villarreal Spain Copyright: Xisco Navarro

How Mikel Arteta failed to succeed as Unai Emery shows why he was sacked

Focusing on Mikel Arteta's decision to pick no striker in his starting XI, and how it failed to succeed, Stephen Bradley reviews what went wrong for Arsenal vs Villarreal
Hundreds of Arsenal fans gathered outside The Emirates Stadium in London in a oeKroenke out protest demanding the club owner Stanley Kroenke to leave. Owners of the six big British football clubs including Arsenal has become targets of fans after their failed attempt to form a European Super League last week. London United Kingdom - Copyright: Tayfun Salci

Arsenal's transactions more important than actions now

Protests, sales, contracts, and what Arsenal does with its money is fast becoming more important than what it does with its players
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What Stan Kroenke failed to understand about Arsenal fans

If Stan Kroenke was in any doubt how Arsenal fans feel about the club, he was given a big reminder on Friday night as thousands protested but they are still far from understanding things.
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)

Stan Kroenke 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.
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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.

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?
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.
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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
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Alexandre Lacazette: A Fantastic Captain, indeed

It was a much improved week for Arsenal Football club, both on and off the field, as they cruised to a 5-1 aggregate win over Slavia Prague and beat Sheffield United 3-0, whilst also producing one of the most powerful anti-racism images of recent times.

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.
Sheffield United v Arsenal - Premier League - Bramall Lane Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring their side s first goal of the game during the Premier League match at at Bramall Lane, Sheffield. Picture date: Sunday April 11, 2021. Copyright: Laurence Griffiths

Has Mikel Arteta finally found a Plan B?

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Tactics Board, Stephen Bradley climbs out of his sickbed to applaud Arsenal's 3-0 win over Sheffield United in the Premier League on Sunday evening.
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)

Jose Mourinho downgrades his ambition using Arsene Wenger as an excuse

Jose Mourinho is learning at Tottenham that, without unlimited funds to buy his way to trophies, Arsene Wenger didn't do that badly at all.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Joe Montemurro, the manager of Arsenal Women looks on prior to the WSL match between Brighton and Hove Albion Women and Arsenal Women at Amex Stadium on April 28, 2019 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Thank you, Joe Montemurro

Joe Montemurro’s Gunners' legacy is the return to the Arsenal way of playing football, the title winning season and leaving the club in a better position than he found it
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What happened to Gedion Zelalem?

Gedion Zelalem was signed by Arsenal in 2013 but made only four appearances for the senior team, so where is he now?

Celebrating Arsenal’s Irish connection: St Patrick’s Day Special

I'm sure it won't have escaped the attention of all reading this that today is St. Patrick's Day, and as such is a date associated with all things Irish.
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Cedric Soares celebrates as Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho walks past after the final whistle during the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

280: Painting London red again with Arsenal’s win over Tottenham

On this week's pod, we discuss Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on the naughty step, Emile Smith-Rowe's continuing improvement, and Jenas's need for non-lilywhite tinted glasses.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Nicolas Pepe ofArsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on February 28, 2021 in Leicester, 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 Malcolm Couzens/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal wins in a week, so what next and where's Martinelli?

2 wins in a week and a Willian that works, what's going on? And where is Gabriel Martinelli? Questions we try to answer for you this week
Arsenal transfer team: Mikel Arteta-Vinai-Edu People responsible for Arsenal's transfer window

3 players Arsenal should have signed in January

There were 3 players Arsenal should have signed in January and the fact that they didn't might just cost them this season
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.
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)

William Saliba opens up about Mikel Arteta plus Arsenal news roundup

All the Arsenal news and gossip we could find from around the internet, rounded up so you don't have to waste time searching
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal talks to Referee, Chris Kavanagh after the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on February 06, 2021 in Birmingham, 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 Nick Potts - Pool/Getty Images)

Should Arsenal be asking Arteta for answers after Aston Villa?

With another disappointing Premier League defeat on the books, is Mikel Arteta's position as Arsenal manager now under threat?
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Conor Coady of Wolverhampton Wanderers and Craig Pawson, the match referee interact following the coin toss as Hector Bellerin of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at Molineux on February 02, 2021 in Wolverhampton, 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)

Episode 274: Ranting about referees . loving Arsenal’s positive performances

In this week's podcast, we talk about the draw against Manchester United, the controversial defeat against Wolves, and what we should take from both matches.
Manchester United's Norwegian manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (L) and Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (R) bump fists after the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 30, 2021. - The game finished 0-0. (Photo by Alastair Grant / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED

Tactics: Dissecting Arsenal vs Manchester United

In this episode of Daily Cannon's Tactics Board, Stephen Bradley reviews Arsenal's 0-0 draw against Manchester United in the Premier League this weekend.
Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe (C) is mobbed by teammates after scoring the equalising goal during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on January 26, 2021. (Photo by Andy Rain / POOL / AFP)

Why Bukayo Saka is becoming a bigger threat with every game

Arsenal returned to winning ways with an impressive 3-1 win over Southampton but what changed from the FA Cup game?
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)

Why some love and others hate mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil divides opinion amongst fans and pundits alike, but why?
FILE PHOTO (EDITORS NOTE: COMPOSITE OF IMAGES - Image numbers 1193147331, 1207576912 - GRADIENT ADDED) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Jose Mourinho, head coach of Tottenham Hotspur (L) and Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal. Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal meet in a Premier League match on July 12,2020 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London,England. ***LEFT IMAGE*** MUNICH, GERMANY - DECEMBER 10: Jose Mourinho, head coach of Tottenham Hotspur, looks on during a press conference at Allianz Arena on December 10, 2019 in Munich, Germany. Tottenham Hotspur will face FC Bayern Muenchen during the UEFA Champions League group B match on December 11, 2019. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** PIRAEUS, GREECE - FEBRUARY 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium on February 20, 2020 in Piraeus, Greece. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta vs Jose Mourinho: The future vs the past

In north London's rivals, we find two managers in Mikel Arteta and Jose Mourinho who represent a star on the way up and one burning out.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09: Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after scoring their sides first goal 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)

Tactics: How Smith Rowe’s introduction changed Arsenal against Newcastle

Arsenal made their way to the fourth round of the FA Cup but they needed extra time and Emile Smith Rowe to do it.