Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Nick Potts / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal match plans thrown into doubt

Arsenal's plan to play the 'home' leg of their Europa League tie against Benfica in Athens could face a major obstacle amid lockdown reports.
A photo taken on March 17, 2020 shows the Olympic stadium in Rome, with a statue from the Marbles stadium (Stadio dei Marmi) in foreground. - The European EURO 2020 football championship, due to be played in June and July this year with its opening game and three others at the Olympic stadium in Rome, has been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, European football's governing body UEFA said on March 17. (Photo by Filippo MONTEFORTE / AFP) (Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP via Getty Images)

Portuguese report claims Arsenal to play Benfica in Rome

Arsenal and Benfica have reportedly agreed to play the first leg of their Europa League fixture in Rome.

Arsenal star named Europa League Player of the Group Stage

Nicolas Pepe is WhoScored's Europa League player of the group stage, finishing with a significantly higher rating than anyone else.
Emile Smith Rowe scores for the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Smith Rowe to start: Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Rapid Vienna

Aiming to top the group with a draw or a win on Thursday, let's take a look at our Arsenal predicted lineup vs Rapid Vienna.
Emile Smith Rowe scores for the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Smith Rowe to start: Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Rapid Vienna

Aiming to top the group with a draw or a win on Thursday, let's take a look at our Arsenal predicted lineup vs Rapid Vienna.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (L) and Molde's Nigerian forward Leke James vie for the ball during the UEFA Europa League group B football match Molde v Arsenal in Molde, Norway on November 26, 2020. (Photo by Svein Ove Ekornesvåg / NTB / AFP)

Not injured: Mikel Arteta explains why he took David Luiz off

Mikel Arteta took David Luiz off at half-time against Molde FK as Arsenal beat the Norwegian side 3-0 to secure passage to the knock-out stages with 12 points from four games.
Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe (4th L) celebrates with teammates after scoring the 0-1 during the UEFA Europa League group B football match Molde v Arsenal in Molde, Norway on November 26, 2020. (Photo by Svein Ove Ekornesvåg / NTB / AFP)

Did Nicolas Pepe answer his critics against Molde?

Arsenal beat Molde 3-0 to qualify for the knockout stages of the Europa League. With all eyes upon him, Nicolas Pepe stepped up.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Leeds United and Arsenal at Elland Road in Leeds, northern England on November 22, 2020. (Photo by MOLLY DARLINGTON / POOL / AFP)

2 come in: Arsenal Lineup Predicted for Molde

Returning to Europa League action with the opportunity to top the group on Thursday, here's our predicted Arsenal lineup for Molde FK.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Leeds United and Arsenal at Elland Road in Leeds, northern England on November 22, 2020. (Photo by MOLLY DARLINGTON / POOL / AFP)

2 youngsters come in: Arsenal Lineup for Molde Predicted

With the chance for Mikel Arteta's side to go clear at the top of their Europa League group, let's take a look at our Arsenal predicted lineup for Molde FK.
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - OCTOBER 22: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on as he gives instructions to his side during the UEFA Europa League Group B stage match between Rapid Wien and Arsenal FC at Allianz Stadion on October 22, 2020 in Vienna, Austria. Rapid Wien are allowing a limited number of 3000 spectators to be in attendance as Covid-19 pandemic restrictions are eased. (Photo by Chris Hofer/Getty Images)

Arsenal predicted lineup vs Dundalk: Heavy changes from Leicester

As Mikel Arteta's side prepare for the second game of their Europa League campaign on Thursday, let's have a look at our Arsenal predicted lineup vs Dundalk.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta arrives for the UEFA Europa league round of 32 second leg football match between Arsenal and Olympiakos at the Emirates stadium in London on February 27, 2020.

Europa League draw: Who did Arsenal get?

It won't be long until the Europa League is upon us, so when does it all get going and who did Arsenal get in the groups stages?
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal FC celebrates scoring his sides first goal with teammates during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg match between Arsenal FC and Olympiacos FC at Emirates Stadium on February 27, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

How much will Arsenal earn from the Europa League?

Arsenal only made the last-32 of the Europa League last season but the money they earned emphases its importance, especially if they can go further in 2020/21.
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - MARCH 09: UEFA Champions League Trophy is displayed during the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour presented by Heineken on March 09, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

New European qualification suggestion is bad news for Arsenal

European qualification could come down to points per game if the league season doesn't finish, according to a report today.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin walks past a sign with the UEFA logo after attending a press conference following a meeting of the executive committee at the UEFA headquarters, in Nyon, Switzerland on December 4, 2019. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP) (Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images)

UEFA to abandon Champions League and Europa League if not played before September

UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin, has said that the 19/20 Champions League and Europa League could be abandoned if there is no way to play it before the end of August.
Granit Xhaka of Arsenal FC looks on dejected after his side concede their second goal during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg match between Arsenal FC and Olympiacos FC at Emirates Stadium on February 27, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal Player Ratings vs Olympiacos: Only 1 starter was good enough

Here are our player ratings for Arsenal vs Olympiacos as the Gunners dropped out of the Europa League with a 2-1 home defeat.
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.

Arsenal look to see off Olympiacos before favourable Premier League run

Arsenal came back from Athens with a 1-0 lead from the first leg of their UEFA Europa League Second Round tie last week.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (R) speaks with Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 1, 2020. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP

Arteta reminds media about Harry Kane when Aubameyang's title record is questioned

Mikel Arteta believes that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is one of the greats, even if he hasn't won a league title, you know, like Harry Kane...
Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his teams first goal during 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.

Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Olympiacos: Lacazette to start, Bellerin to drop out

Arsenal face Olympiacos at home in their Europa League Round-of-32 second leg on Thursday, taking a 1-0 lead into the fixture.
Bukayo Saka and Alexandre Lacazette celebrate Arsenal's goal against Olympiacos (Photo via Twitter)

Arsenal star makes Team of the Week after Olympiacos showing

Bukayo Saka made WhoScored's Europa League Team of the Week for the Round-of-32 first leg matches on Thursday.
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after he scores the opening goal of the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg football match between Olympiakos and Arsenal at the Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus, near Athens, on February 20, 2020.

Arsenal Player Ratings vs Olympiacos: Saka impresses but this teammate was just as good

Arsenal return to London with an away win under their belts, overcoming Olympiacos 1-0 thanks to a late goal from Alexandre Lacazette.
Olympiakos' Portuguese coach Pedro Martins attends a press conference at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on November 25, 2019, on the eve of the UEFA Champions League Group B football match against Tottenham Hotspur. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP / Getty Images)

Olympiacos boss names the Arsenal player who can cause them difficulties

Olympiacos manager Pedro Martins promises his team are ready to fight, despite the difficulties he expects to face from Arsenal.

VAR to be used during Arsenal v Olympiacos

VAR will be used in the Europa League knock-out stages which start this week with Arsenal welcoming Olympiacos to the Emirates.
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 16, 2020.

Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Olympiacos: Arteta to go strong with experienced side

Arsenal face Olympiacos in their Europa League Round-of-32 first leg on Thursday, on the back of a big win over Newcastle United.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: David Luiz of Arsenal discusses with Sokratis of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on December 05, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Can Arsenal’s defence hold up in Europe?

It has a been a thoroughly disappointing season so far for the Gunners, but the Europa League still offers the hope of significant silverware, and, perhaps more important, a back door into the Champions League next season. But is their defence up to the job?
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka (C) celebrates with teammate Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (R) after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League Group F football match between R. Standard de Liege and Arsenal FC at the Maurice Dufrasne Stadium in Sclessin on December 12, 2019. (Photo by JOHN THYS / AFP) (Photo by JOHN THYS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal Player Ratings vs Liege: Bukayo Saka stars, senior players struggle

Arsenal fought back from 2-0 down to secure a draw and top their Europa League group on Thursday night, though not entirely convincingly.
LIEGE, BELGIUM - DECEMBER 12: Interim Manager of Arsenal, Freddie Ljungberg looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League group F match between Standard Liege and Arsenal FC at Stade Maurice Dufrasne on December 12, 2019 in Liege, Belgium. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

He has a problem & 10 other things I noticed as Arsenal seal top...

Arsenal sealed top spot in their group and ensured a more favourable draw for the knock-out round of the Europa League, but it was not pretty.
Tyreece John-Jules and James Olayinka ahead of the match against Standard Liege (Photo via Facebook)

3 players could make their debuts for Arsenal against Standard Liege

Tyreece John-Jules, James Olayinka and Robbie Burton could make their Arsenal debuts on Thursday, joining the first-team squad in Liege.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Saed Kolasinac during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal FC at London Stadium on December 09, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

7 Arsenal players to miss Liege with injury or suspension

Arsenal have racked up a total of seven players unavailable for the trip to Standard Liege on Thursday thanks to injury or suspension.
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Lacazette to start alongside youngsters: Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Standard Liege

Freddie Ljungberg may have to call on a number of the young players in the Arsenal squad for the trip to Standard Liege on Thursday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Freddie Ljungberg caretaker Arsenal coach during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on December 5, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

How Arsenal can top the group against Standard Liege and why they need to

Arsenal travel to Liege on Thursday to play their final Europa League group stage game, with a number of permutations for the final standings in Group F.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery gestures on the touchline during their UEFA Europa league Group F football match between Arsenal and Eintracht Frankfurt at the Emirates stadium in London on November 28, 2019. - Unai Emery's troubled tenure at Arsenal ended with him being sacked on November 29, 2019 less than two years after being appointed with the club on their worst run since 1992 having failed to win for seven matches. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images)

Unai Emery’s final Arsenal game: Player Ratings vs Frankfurt

Arsenal lost 2-1 to Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday, in what would turn out to be Unai Emery's final game as head coach of the club.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Eintracht Frankfurt at Emirates Stadium on November 28, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal hit new low as Unai Emery shows he can’t fix what he broke

Arsenal sunk to a new low against Eintrach Frankfurt when they blew another lead to lose 2-1 extending their run without a win to seven, a sequence not seen since 1992.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Southampton FC at Emirates Stadium on November 23, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Unai Emery offers brave view on his Arsenal future

Unai Emery showed a great deal of optimism about his future as he met with the press ahead of Arsenal's tie against Frankfurt on Thursday by saying his future is "today AND tomorrow."

Player Ratings vs Vitoria: Another repeat of the Wolves, Watford and Palace matches

Arsenal gave away another lead in an incredibly boring draw away to Vitoria to drop their first points of the Europa League group stage.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery looks on from the bench during the UEFA Europa League Group F football match between Vitoria Guimaraes SC and Arsenal FC at the Dom Afonso Henriques stadium in Guimaraes on November 6, 2019. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP)

Hot take: Why won’t the Arsenal board sack Unai Emery?

Arsenal looked like they were going to scrape a one nil win in Portugal against Vitoria only to throw it away in true Emery fashion but regardless of the result, the game left fans more desperate than ever to get rid of their head coach.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 24: Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal scores his team's third goal past Miguel Silva of Vitoria Guimaraes during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Vitoria Guimaraes at Emirates Stadium on October 24, 2019, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Official teams announced: Vitoria SC vs Arsenal

Arsenal go into today's game against Vitoria knowing that a win will all but seal qualification for the next stage of the competition and the teams are in ahead of the match.
Moreirense's Portuguese coach Ivo Vieira shouts instructions to players during the Portuguese League football match between Moreirense FC and FC Porto at the Comendador Joaquim de Almeida Freitas stadium in Moreira de Conegos, on February 8, 2019. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP)

Vitoria manager to present Unai Emery with bottle of wine

Vitoria manager, Ivo Vieira, will present Unai Emery with a bottle of Portuguese wine when the two sides meet for the second time in the Europa League, leaving it at home for the first meeting in London.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 30: Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal is challenged by Harvey Elliott of Liverpool during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on October 30, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

4 best and 2 worst: Arsenal October player ratings

Arsenal played six matches in October, winning three, losing two (one on penalties), and drawing one, scoring 15 and conceding 10 in the process, but who was the overall best and worst players from the month in Arsenal's October player ratings?
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 24: Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal scores his team's second goal during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Vitoria Guimaraes at Emirates Stadium on October 24, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Player ratings vs Vitoria: Nicolas Pepe stars despite uninspiring team performance

Arsenal staged a late comeback on Thursday night thanks largely to Nicolas Pepe, coming from behind to beat Vitoria 3-2 at the Emirates Stadium.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 24: Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal celebrates with team mates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Vitoria Guimaraes at Emirates Stadium on October 24, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Nicolas Pepe saves Unai Emery’s blushes but he still needs to go

Nicolas Pepe arrived in North London on Thursday night with two delightful free-kicks to save Arsenal - and Unai Emery's - blushes, but the match leaves more pressure on Unai Emery and fans even more certain he isn't the man for the job.