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11th February 2021, Oakwell Stadium, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England English FA Cup 5th round Football, Barnsley FC versus Chelsea. Christian Pulisic of Chelsea. Photo: Chris Cooper

Christian Pulisic trialled with Arsenal

Christian Pulisic had a trial at Arsenal as a teenager, before the current Chelsea winger had even moved to Borussia Dortmund.

Barcelona top Forbes’ list, Arsenal 8th

Barcelona top Forbes' Soccer Business Most Valuable Clubs list with Arsenal valued at $2.8bn in 8th place.
Amani Richards after signing for Arsenal (Photo via Richards on Instagram)

Arsenal sign Chelsea teen who admits he always supported the Gunners

Arsenal have signed ex-Chelsea youngster Amani Richards, with the young attacker confirming the move on his social media pages.
UDINE, ITALY: Achraf Hakimi of FC Internazionale looks on during the Serie A match between Udinese Calcio and FC Internazionale at Dacia Arena on January 23, 2021. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal interested in £40m Inter Milan 22-year-old

Arsenal and Chelsea are both in the race to sign Achraf Hakimi this summer, trying to take advantage of Inter Milan's financial situation.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 14: Willian of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021 in London, 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 Adam Davy - Pool/Getty Images)

Willian says the quiet bit out loud about Chelsea

Willian has reiterated that he wanted to stay at Chelsea last summer, only deciding to leave when they wouldn't offer a three-year deal.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Tino Anjorin of Chelsea during the UEFA Champions League Group E stage match between Chelsea FC and FC Krasnodar at Stamford Bridge on December 08, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal beaten to Tino Anjorin by Chelsea

Tino Anjorin, who made his debut for Chelsea earlier this season, was pursued by Arsenal as a young player.

Chelsea legend admits he really liked Arsenal

Eden Hazard may have spent seven years with Chelsea, but he grew up watching Arsene Wenger's Arsenal on TV.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: Jorginho of Chelsea is put under pressure by Leandro Trossard of Brighton and Hove Albion during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Chelsea at American Express Community Stadium on September 14, 2020 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Glyn Kirk/Pool via Getty Images)

Chelsea midfielder's agent gives update on Arsenal rumours

Joao Santos, agent to Chelsea midfielder Jorginho, insists Arsenal haven't made an offer for his client despite the recent rumours.
Chelsea's Italian midfielder Jorginho scores a penalty during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Chelsea at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on September 14, 2020. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal show interest in Chelsea 28-year-old as Partey or Aouar alternative

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho is one of the player's Arsenal are looking at as a midfield signing this window, according to a report.
COBHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Willian of Chelsea arrives for a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League Group H match against Lille OSC at Chelsea Training Ground on December 09, 2019 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

How many players moved from Chelsea to Arsenal before Willian?

Willian is now an Arsenal player but how many players have moved from Chelsea to Arsenal over the years?
Willian after signing for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Willian's Arsenal shirt number confirmed after he completes Chelsea transfer

Willian has a new shirt number at Arsenal, after signing on a free transfer from Chelsea on Friday following the conclusion of his contract at Stamford Bridge.
COBHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Willian of Chelsea walks out ahead of a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match against Bayern Munich at Chelsea Training Ground on February 24, 2020 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Official: Willian joins Arteta’s Arsenal revolution

Arsenal have convinced Willian to reject all offers thrown at him and signed the Brazilian forward on a three-year deal.
Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian arrives at Chelsea's Cobham training facility in Stoke D'Abernon, southwest of London on May 19, 2020 as training resumes for the first time since the Premier League was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP) (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Willian Arsenal medical complete

According to the Evening Standard, Willian has completed his medical ahead of his move across London to join Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Willian of Chelsea looks up during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta specifically requested Arsenal sign Willian despite concerns

According to the Daily Telegraph, Mikel Arteta 'personally requested' Arsenal sign Willian despite his age in 'news' that sounds so like spin I'm a little dizzy.
Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on March 3, 2020. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Willian sends letter to Chelsea fans saying Goodbye

Willian has confirmed that he is leaving Chelsea and it seems like he is about to become an Arsenal player as he says goodbye to Chelsea fans in an open letter.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 14: Willian of Chelsea FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match FC Barcelona and Chelsea FC at Camp Nou on March 14, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Willian offended by Chelsea’s approach as he prepares to join Arsenal

Willian is reportedly 'upset and offended' by how Chelsea went about his contract negotiations, with the forward receiving a 'take it or leave it' deal from Roman Abramovich's right-hand, Marina Granovskaia.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Willian of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge on March 03, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Arsenal agree 2-year deal with Willian despite Brazilian wanting 3

Arsenal have reportedly agreed to a two-year deal, with an option for a third, for Willian whom the media have been insisting would only sign a three-year deal somewhere.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 22: A close up view of Willian of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC at Anfield on July 22, 2020 in Liverpool, 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 Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

What will Willian bring to Arsenal?

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Willian so what will Willian bring to Arsenal and does Mikel Arteta really want him or is this all more Kia Joorabchian games?
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Willian of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge on March 03, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Willian finally makes his decision after offers from Arsenal and Chelsea

Willian is choosing a move to Arsenal over Chelsea and other potential transfer options, according to reports in Brazil.

Arsenal offer Willian what he wants as he rejects Chelsea

Arsenal are the front runners to sign Chelsea winger Willian again after he rejected the FA Cup runners-up on their latest contract offer.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is seen 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 Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Surprise as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Chelsea story drops on FA Cup final day

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tried to force through a move to Chelsea in January according to an EXCLUSIVE in Saturday's Daily Mail which is nice to hear the same day the two sides are set to meet in the FA Cup final.
1927, 1930 and 1932 FA Cup final kits

90 years ago: Arsenal’s first FA Cup final win

Today, thanks to Arsène Wenger's influence, Arsenal are FA Cups kings with 13 but Arsenal's first FA Cup came 90 years ago, in the 1929/30 season.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: Said Benrahma of Brentford battles for possession with Semi Ajayi of West Bromwich Albion during the Sky Bet Championship match between West Bromwich Albion and Brentford at The Hawthorns on December 21, 2019, in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Arsenal monitoring 17-goal winger ahead of summer window

Arsenal and Chelsea are monitoring Said Benrahma ahead of the summer transfer window, with Leicester City also viewing him as a top target.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Watford FC at Emirates Stadium on July 26, 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 Neil Hall/Pool via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta explains how he will pick FA Cup final squad

Mikel Arteta says every player needs to earn their place in the squad for the FA Cup final through their performances in training this week.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Willian of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge on March 03, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Arsenal target: Deal could be done this week with Chelsea favourites

Chelsea are now the favourites to sign Willian up to a new contract, with a deal possible before the end of the week after a breakthrough in negotiations.
Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian waits to take a corner kick during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge in London on March 8, 2020. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal very optimistic about signing Premier League winger on free transfer

Arsenal are growing more optimistic about the potential free transfer of 31-year-old winger Willian from Chelsea, according to reports.
COBHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Willian of Chelsea walks out ahead of a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match against Bayern Munich at Chelsea Training Ground on February 24, 2020 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Arsenal target admits he wants a 3-year deal - which his current club aren't...

Chelsea winger and reported Arsenal target Willian has reiterated his desire for a three-year contract, admitting he'll sign an extension without hesitation if he gets the offer.

Arsenal move is most likely scenario for Chelsea winger right now

Willian still seems most likely to move to Arsenal on a free transfer this summer, running down his Chelsea deal despite a recent upturn in form.
In this composite image a comparison has been made between Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City (L) and Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal. Manchester City and Arsenal meet in a Premier League fixture on June 17,2020 at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester,England. ***LEFT IMAGE*** MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 26: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Bernabeu on February 26, 2020 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/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)

Arteta calls on Arsenal board to make right moves in transfer market

As Arsenal get ready to take on Manchester City, Mikel Arteta made it clear if Arsenal stand still this summer it will mean falling even further behind their rivals, especially with Chelsea set to go on a spending spree again.
PERTH, SCOTLAND - MARCH 01: Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster looks on during the Scottish Cup Quarter final match between St Johnstone and Celtic at McDiarmid Park on March 01, 2020 in Perth, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

32yo becomes Arsenal and Chelsea target after impressing at Celtic

Arsenal and Chelsea are said to be considering a move for Southampton's Fraser Forster after the keeper impressed on loan with Celtic.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 09: Ben Chilwell of Leicester City is pictured prior to the Premier League match between Leicester City and Aston Villa at The King Power Stadium on March 09, 2020 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Leicester want Kieran Tierney to replace £80m man wanted by Chelsea

Chelsea are reportedly confident they can land former Arsenal target, Ben Chilwell, while Leicester apparently think they can tempt Kieran Tierney to the King Power to replace him.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang runs with the ball during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 7, 2020.

Lampard held interest in Aubameyang before Werner move

Frank Lampard held an interest in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang but Chelsea's imminent signing of Timo Werner seemingly puts an end to a potential move.

Talented young Arsenal midfielder signs for Chelsea in disappointing move

The young midfielder, Silvana Flores, has decided to leave the club following a successful season internationally that included a call-up to the senior Mexico team but no game time at all for the Arsenal first team.

Arsenal will compete with Spurs to sign Chelsea star this summer

Arsenal are competing with Tottenham Hotspur to sign Willian on a free transfer from Chelsea this summer, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal scores his team's first goal 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)

Scoring against Liverpool and Chelsea: Gabriel Martinelli and his most unexpected moments

In March's edition of Four Four Two, they had an exclusive interview with Gabriel Martinelli in which he talked Arsenal, his trials at United and Barcelona, as well as his most unexpected experiences since arriving in London.
DUNAJSKA LUZNA, SLOVAKIA - APRIL 09: Hannah Cain, Constance Schofield and Lauren Hemp (L-R) of England line up during the national anthem prior to the UEFA Women's Under19 Elite Round match between England and Germany on April 9, 2018 in Dunajska Luzna, Slovakia. (Photo by Christian Hofer/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Will 3 foreign arrivals at Arsenal push out the English youngsters?

With Arsenal looking at bringing in at least three new foreign players in the next window, are young English players getting a chance at the highest level or are they pushed away?
Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on March 3, 2020. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Arsenal target will complete season with Chelsea but wants London transfer afterwards

Willian will extend his contract on a short-term basis to see out the Premier League season with Chelsea, but he's likely to move on to Arsenal or Tottenham Hotspur afterwards.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Theo Walcott and Sead Kolainac after scoring 4-2 during the pre-season friendly match between Arsenal v SL Benfica during the Emirates Cup at Emirates Stadium on July 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)

Chelsea confirm deal with former Arsenal fan favourite

Olivier Giroud has agreed to remain at Chelsea despite it seeming like the former Arsenal favourite would be leaving the club this summer.
Barcelona's Brazilian goalkeeper Neto arrives to undergo coronavirus tests at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper in Sant Joan Despi near Barcelona on May 6, 2020. - Barcelona have confirmed their players will undergo coronavirus tests as La Liga's clubs begin restricted training ahead of the proposed resumption of the season next month. (Photo by LLUIS GENE / AFP) (Photo by LLUIS GENE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal and Chelsea want unwanted Barcelona Brazilian

Arsenal are reportedly chasing Brazilian goalkeeper Neto once again after he was reportedly told he was surplus to requirements at Barcelona.

Chelsea star considering 3-year offer from Arsenal

Willian is said to be 'inundated' with offers due to the fact his contract expires this summer and is mulling over a three-year deal from Arsenal.