Youngsters impress, Martinez steps up but 3 struggle: Arsenal Player Ratings vs Southampton

Arsenal defeated Southampton 2-0 on Thursday thanks to a couple of goals from academy products, to get their first points of the restart.
Konstantinos Mavropanos makes for the FC Nürnberg bench (Photo via Twitter / 1_fc_nuernberg)

Forgotten Arsenal man returns to training

Konstantinos Mavropanos returned to training with the FC Nürnberg squad this week, ahead of their final regular-season game of the campaign.
ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 23: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of AS Roma in action during the Serie A match between AS Roma and US Lecce at Stadio Olimpico on February 23, 2020, in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee returns with positive performance

Henrikh Mkhitaryan put in a positive performance in his first game back for AS Roma following the restart of Italian football on Wednesday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 28: Mikel Arteta and Zech Medley during a training session at Emirates Stadium on December 28, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

5 Arsenal teenagers get new senior squad shirt numbers

Five Arsenal academy players received new first-team numbers in training this week, as we approach the end of the current campaign.

“If I was Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, I would leave” says Arsenal double-winner

Former Arsenal midfielder, Emmanuel Petit, has said he would walk away from Arsenal if he was Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, but when he walked away himself, he won nothing.
Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shake hands after Arsenal's second goal against Real Madrid in pre-season (Photo via AFP)

Arsenal planning pre-season tour in these 2 countries this summer

Arsenal are planning to tour Scotland and Ireland in late August to early September as part of their pre-season plans for the next campaign.
Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey attends a press conference at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north west England on March 10, 2020, on the eve of their UEFA Champions League last 16 second leg football match against Liverpool. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Thomas Partey agent heading to London to sort €50m Arsenal deal

According to FootballGhana, Thomas Partey's agent will travel to London next week to meet with Arsenal with a view to completing his client's move to the Gunners.
Arsenal's English striker Eddie Nketiah celebrates after he scores the team's first goal during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on June 25, 2020. (Photo by Mike Hewitt / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal ensure Premier League survival with Southampton win

Arsenal picked up all three points at the home of the side with the worst home record in the league, thus ensuring they are able to play Premier League football next season.
Arsenal's Joe Willock gives a press conference on the eve of the UEFA Europa league football match between Arsenal and Standard Liege, on December 11, 2019 in Liege. (Photo by JOHAN EYCKENS / Belga / AFP)

Arsenal midfielder admits it's a dream come true to play for the club

Joe Willock says it's a 'dream come true' to make it into the Arsenal first team, and he's very grateful for the opportunity to step up.
Robbie Burton and Nathan Tormey with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Twitter)

20-year-old confirms his decision to leave Arsenal this summer

Arsenal youth winger Nathan Tormey confirmed his decision to leave the club on Thursday, turning down the offer of a new contract.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka leaves Arsenal's Colney training centre north of London on May 20, 2020 as training continues for Premier League clubs with a June re-start the intention during the COVID-19 pandemic. - Teams have started socially-distanced training in small groups this week, but several Premier League stars have expressed concerns about plans to resume the season. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Arsenal fans get great news about another player deal

As Arsenal announced four deals on Wednesday morning, fans were left to wait until that evening to hear the news they really wanted - Bukayo Saka is on the verge of signing a new deal with the club.
Emile Smith Rowe on his debut for Huddersfield Town (Photo via Instagram)

Manager hails Arsenal teenager with 'immense' quality & Premier League potential

Huddersfield former head of football David Webb thinks Emile Smith Rowe has the potential for a really good Premier League career.
William Saliba (Photo via Saint-Etienne on Twitter)

Saint-Etienne boss still hoping for William Saliba loan extension

William Saliba will return to Arsenal on June 30th as things stand, but Claude Puel and Saint-Etienne are still hoping to keep him for one last match.
BARNET, ENGLAND - JULY 24: James Hillson of Arsenal in action during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Barnet and Arsenal at The Hive on July 24, 2019 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Jack Thomas/Getty Images)

Teenager joins Arsenal 1st team squad after Leno injury

Arsenal youth goalkeeper James Hillson is training with the first-team after Bernd Leno's injury, looking likely to slot into the third-choice spot.
Arsenal's Joe Willock gives a press conference on the eve of the UEFA Europa league football match between Arsenal and Standard Liege, on December 11, 2019 in Liege. (Photo by JOHAN EYCKENS / Belga / AFP)

Arsenal youngster on dealing with 'sharks' in the dressing room

Joe Willock has been speaking to Arsenal.com about the jump up from Academy football to the senior squad.
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Lacazette benched, injured star back: Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Southampton

Arsenal face Southampton away from home on Thursday, looking to pick up their first points since the return of football.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Arsenal unveil new signing Cedric Soares at London Colney on January 30, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

28yo 'delighted' to sign for Arsenal despite frustrations

Cedric Soares is 'delighted' to have made his loan deal with Arsenal permanent and took to Twitter to let us all know.
VERONA, ITALY - DECEMBER 01: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of As Roma celebrates after scoring the 1-3 goal during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona and AS Roma at Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi on December 1, 2019, in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

AS Roma coach confirms 'good possibility' Arsenal deal will happen

Paulo Fonseca reiterated his desire to keep Henrikh Mkhitaryan this week, amid growing rumours of a swap deal for Justin Kluivert.
Granit Xhaka playing in a friendly at the Emirates Stadium (Photo via Xhaka on Instagram)

2 back, 2 more out: Arsenal injury updates ahead of Southampton

Arsenal have a growing injury list, so there was lots to unpack from their latest team news update ahead of the trip to Southampton.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Arsenal unveil new signing Cedric Soares at London Colney on January 30, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Official: Arsenal confirm 4 deals including 2 long-term

Arsenal have confirmed that they have signed David Luiz to a new one-year extension, Pablo Mari and Cedric Soares to long-term, permanent deals and secured Dani Ceballos until the end of the current campaign.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal displays the message 'Black Lives Matter" on his shirt during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. 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)

Di Marzio confirms 2 clubs targeting Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer

Inter Milan and Barcelona are both targeting a move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, depending on whether their deal for Lautaro Martinez goes through.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Arthur Okonkwo of Arsenal in action during the Premier League 2 match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on April 15, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Highly-rated Arsenal youth goalkeeper returns to training ground after Leno injury

Youth goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo is back at the Arsenal training ground, following the recent injury to senior keeper Bernd Leno.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Hector Bellerin embraces Gabriel Martinelli and Lucas Torreira of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Good news and bad: Arsenal injury updates ahead of Southampton clash

Ahead of Arsenal's game against Southampton on Thursday the club has issued some good and bad news in terms of injured players.
Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after scoring their sides first goal during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Portsmouth FC and Arsenal FC at Fratton Park on March 02, 2020 in Portsmouth, England.

Arsenal will wear new shirt-short kit combination for Southampton clash

Arsenal will wear a full yellow kit for their clash against Southampton on Thursday, according to an official update from the club.
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 (on stretcher) remonstrates with Brighton's French striker Neal Maupay after the keeper was injured 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 Mike Hewitt / POOL / AFP)

Bernd Leno proves he is not made of Arsenal DNA

Bernd Leno has proved he has not quite the right amount of Arsenal DNA by only being moderately injured instead of severely.

David Ornstein provides update on Gabriel Martinelli injury

Gabriel Martinelli, who was set to feature for Arsenal in the upcoming games, could now miss the rest of the season with injury, according to David Ornstein.
NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JUNE 18: James Olayinka of Northampton Town in action during the Sky Bet League Two Play Off Semi-final 1st Leg match between Northampton Town and Cheltenham Town at PTS Academy Stadium on June 18, 2020 in Northampton, England. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee is off to Wembley after helping team win play-off semi-final

James Olayinka featured as Northampton Town won their play-off semi-final second leg to qualify for the final at Wembley next Monday.
Pablo Mari (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Club VP confirms 26-year-old will join Arsenal on permanent deal this summer

Flamengo vice president Marcos Braz claims Pablo Mari to Arsenal is a done deal, and it's just a matter of waiting for the money.

Why did Patrick Vieira leave Arsenal? In his own words

When Thierry Henry was appointed as the manager of Monaco, a number of people woke up to the fact that Patrick Vieira was already managing in Ligue 1, but why did he leave Arsenal in the first place?
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal confronts Neal Maupay of Brighton and Hove Albion during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal FC at American Express Community Stadium on June 20, 2020 in Brighton, 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 Hewitt/Getty Images)

Arsenal get a lucky break with Martin Atkinson and PGMOL

Matteo Guendouzi will not be charged by the FA for grabbing Neal Maupay around the throat in what seems a rather nice change of fortune for Arsenal.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Podcast: Arsenal's bizarre referee stats and dodgy mentality

Matthew is joined by Anita to pick over the bones of disasters away at Man City and Brighton, the impact of injuries and recent Covid-19 news, and ask who has the right mentality for a massive club.
Paris Saint-Germain's French midfielder Adil Aouchiche celebrates after scoring a goal during the French Cup football match between Linas-Montlhery and Paris Saint-Germain on January 5, 2020 at the Stade Bobin in Bondoufle, south of Paris. (Photo by Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP) (Photo by ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal target informs PSG he's leaving them this month

Adil Aouchiche made the first decision on his future this week, informing PSG he'll leave the club this month when his contract expires.
Arsenal's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi arrives at the ground ahead of the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Arsenal at Turf Moor in Burnley, north west England on February 2, 2020. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta admits he'll have to speak to Arsenal star over Brighton bust-up

Mikel Arteta says he'll need to speak to Matteo Guendouzi over his actions after the match against Brighton on Saturday.
Adam Hlozek (Photo via Twitter)

Arsenal tracking 17-year-old with 24 goal contributions for Sparta Prague

Arsenal are tracking Sparta Prague 17-year-old Adam Hlozek, though they face competition from RB Leipzig and their Timo Werner money.
Jordi Osei-Tutu (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

10 games, 4 goals, 3 assists: Arsenal loan winger in fantastic form in 2020

Jordi Osei-Tutu scored again in a draw for VfL Bochum on Sunday, continuing his fantastic run of form in the final weeks of the season.

Arsenal player with expiring contract signs 1-year extension

Matt Macey quietly received a contract extension to 2021 in recent months, which may now prove crucial following Bernd Leno's injury.
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)

3 Arsenal stars missed training for days pre-City due to positive COVID-19 test

Three Arsenal players missed three days of training before the clash with Manchester City last week, after a positive COVID-19 test.
Chuba Akpom during PAOK's 4-0 win over OFI Crete on Sunday 27th January 2019, via PAOKFC.gr

Former Gunner hits double figures for the season with another goal this weekend

Chuba Akpom converted an injury-time penalty for his 10th goal of the season on Saturday, his best tally in a single campaign for a senior side.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal and Bernd Leno of Arsenal interact at full-time after the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Peter Powell/Pool via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta hits back at Neal Maupay over Arsenal comment

Mikel Arteta hit back at Neal Maupay over his post-match comments on Saturday, where the Brighton striker questioned Arsenal's humility.