Tag: Benik Afobe

Former Arsenal youngster confirms which striker Gunners picked over Tottenham's Kane

Nico Yennaris admits he's amazed by what Harry Kane has gone on to do, particularly considering Benik Afobe was the main man when all three were in the Arsenal academy.

Former Arsenal striker says Jack Wilshere is on 'mission'

Benik Afobe is convinced that Gareth Southgate will give Jack Wilshere an England call-up for the World Cup in Russia this summer.

Saracens and England man had a trial at Arsenal

Saracens and England rugby player Alex Lozowski had a trial at Arsenal alongside Tottenham's Harry Kane before joining Chelsea as a youngster.
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Former Gunner keen for midfielder to leave Arsenal

Former Arsenal striker, Benik Afobe, reckons that Jack Wilshere should stay at Bournemouth for good.
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No decision on Wilshere’s future, teammate reveals

Benik Afobe has revealed that even Jack Wilshere has no idea where he will be playing next season.
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Former Arsenal striker pulls out of international tournament

Ex-Arsenal striker, Benik Afobe, has pulled out of the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of Bournemouth's clash against his former team.

"We’re going to Arsenal looking for a result" says former Arsenal man

Former Arsenal striker, Benik Afobe, seems pretty convinced that his current club, Bournemouth, can travel to Arsenal and get a result.

'I had nothing to do with Jack Wilshere's move'

Benik Afobe has spoken about his long-term friendship with Jack Wilshere but has insisted that he had nothing to do with the midfielder's decision to join Bournemouth on a season-long loan.

Quick watch: Wilshere gives first interview to Bournemouth

With everybody still debating the merits of Jack Wilshere's loan move to Bournemouth, he's just getting on with it.

English elitism as Arsenal and Bournemouth forwards told to snub second nations

Nigeria and DC Congo might feel a little bit put out today after both Arsene Wenger and Eddie Howe both advised Alex Iwobi and...

Afobe: Bournemouth gave Arsenal too much respect

Benik Afobe played against Arsenal on Sunday for the first time since signing for Bournemouth and admitted that he's gutted with the 2-0 loss. Although...

Bournemouth star thanks Arsenal fans

Benik Afobe thanked the Arsenal fans following his brilliant reception when we played Bournemouth on Sunday. The striker, who has scored three goals in four...
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Bournemouth v Arsenal preview: How the tide has turned

With a 2-0 win against Bournemouth in the last game of 2015, Arsenal went top of the Premier League. Embed from Getty Images One victory in...

Afobe could hurt Arsenal, but the Gunners were right to sell him

Ahead of Sunday's away fixture at Dean Court, a familar face is set to feature against his former side: Benik Afobe, who joined the...

Wenger pleased for Afobe, backs Bournemouth to stay up

Arsenal head into Sunday's game knowing that the man most likely to score for their opponents could actually be on the wrong wide. Had injuries...

Arsenal star says a spell in the lower leagues helped him

Nowadays you see a lot of complaints about young footballers and their lifestyles. You see just as many complaints about not so young footballers, but...

Wenger unfazed by former Arsenal striker's attacking threat

On Sunday, Benik Afobe faces us, his former team, for the first time. The striker has been lethal since signing for the Cherries, having scored...

Wilshere proud of former Arsenal teammate

Jack Wilshere took some time to reminisce about his time on the pitch with former Arsenal man, Benik Afobe, before we face him with...

Striker reveals it wasn't his decision to leave Arsenal

In 2015, Arsenal finally put an end to years of loan moves for Benik Afobe and sold him to Wolves for good. The striker quickly...

Former Arsenal man inspired by Leicester's Vardy and Watford's Ighalo

After a £10m transfer this January, Benik Afobe has a lot of pressure to prove he is worth a shot in the Premier League. After...

Former Arsenal starlet scores first Premier League goal

Former Arsenal striker Benik Afobe scored for his new club Bournemouth on Saturday. Afobe recently signed for the Cherries for a record-breaking £10m and has got...

Arsenal set to benefit from Afobe’s Bournemouth transfer          

Benki Afobe will leave Wolves, just one year after joining them on a permanent basis, after the forward was sold to Bournemouth in a...

Aston Villa chase former Arsenal striker - report

Aston Villa are reportedly keen to bring former Gunner Benik Afobe to Villa Park. The striker signed for Wolves in January and has since gone...

Goals: Arsenal goalkeeper struggles in embarrassing defeat

At Wolves one former Arsenal man, Benik Afobe, is having the time of his life. A current Arsenal player, Emiliano Martinez, isn't. Afobe scored the opener...

Arsenal keeper debuts for new club

Martinez makes debut for Wolves side captained by Benik Afobe.

Two Arsenal men called up for u21 Euros

England have named their 27-man squad for the Euro's which takes place in the Czech Republic. Included in the squad are Arsenal's Calum Chambers and...

"I had to change my mentality to be a top goalscorer"

Benik Afobe has been a roaring success since joining Wolverhampton Wanderers in January and he says it's all down to a change in his...

On-fire striker questions Arsenal's development policy

Ex-Arsenal striker Benik Afobe has been in superb form all season at MK Dons and now Wolves, but doesn't think loan moves were also right.

Done deal – Afobe signs for Wolves, his new ‘permanent home’

Benik Afobe has ended his time with Arsenal and begun a new chapter of his career with Wolves. The 21-year-old, who was with Arsenal since...

Arsenal youth & reserves news 13th January 2015

News Reserve keeper Matt Macey joined Accrington Stanley on loan. The initial deal is for one month but should it go well it will be...

Striker in talks over ‘permanent move’

MK Dons have confirmed that on-loan Arsenal striker seems set to leave the Emirates on a permanent basis. The striker, who has been at the...