Tag: FC Basel

Nice's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe controls the ball during the UEFA Europa Conference League Quater Final football match between Nice (OGCN) and FC Basel at the Allianz Riviera in Nice, on April 20, 2023. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP) (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal 27yo has ‘no future’ at the club says top journalist

As Arsenal looks to offload winger Nicolas Pepe this summer, his high wages and inconsistent form pose significant challenges in finding a buyer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 22: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal celebrates after the team's victory during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on January 22, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal midfielder to extend contract before Switzerland return says brother

Arsenal are in talks with Granit Xhaka over a two-year contract extension with his brother hopeful the midfielder will then return to FC Basel to join him.
Arthur Cabral playing for FC Basel (Photo via Cabral on Instagram)

Arsenal add 27-goal striker to their transfer shortlist

Arsenal are actively looking for a new striker, and Arthur Cabral is the latest player named on the club's reported shortlist.

FC Basel warn Arsenal

FC Basel have reportedly warned Arsenal off their 21-year-old defender, Eray Comert.

Arsenal talks with FC Basel star’s reps today

Arsenal have talks planned over the signing of FC Basel defender Eray Comert and a deal could be done for less than £7m according to reports.

Arsenal schedule talks with defender's representatives: Not Tierney or Saliba

Arsenal have talks planned over the signing of FC Basel defender Eray Comert, and a deal could be done for less than £7m, according to reports.

Arsenal offered 26-year-old defender for just £4m

Arsenal have been offered the chance to sign FC Basel defender Eder Balanta for just £4m, according to reports.

6ft 21yo who scored against Arsenal could join in summer, likes Arsenal

Eray Comert apparently likes Arsenal according to the shortest article on a player linked with Arsenal you are likely to read this year.
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Granit Xhaka on leaving Arsenal and Basel being forced to sign him

Granit Xhaka has admitted he will return to Basel ‘one day,’ aiming to do so around his 30th birthday.
Steven N'Zonzi

Sevilla want Xhaka as N'Zonzi replacement

Sevilla are looking to sign Taulant Xhaka from FC Basel, in preparation for the possibility that they lose Steven N'Zonzi to Arsenal, according to reports.

Arsenal show interest in 'next Salah' who admits he knows they're after him

Arsenal, Huddersfield, Leicester and Southampton have all shown interest in Basel forward Mohamed Elyounoussi, according to reports in Switzerland.
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Granit Xhaka wants to return to Basel according to his brother

Taulant Xhaka wants to play alongside his brother Granit again in the future, and says he doesn't mind whether it's at Arsenal or FC Basel.

Newcastle join Arsenal in the race for young Swiss striker

Newcastle have reportedly joined Arsenal and Manchester United in the race for Red Bull Salzburg striker Dimitri Oberlin.

Arsenal scouts present to watch 20-year-old impress in the Champions League

Arsenal were reportedly one of 26 clubs watching FC Basel's Champions League clash against Benfica on Tuesday night hoping to catch a glimpse of Dimitri Oberlin.

Arsenal fighting with five other clubs for the signature of 20-year-old Swiss wonderkid

Arsenal are reportedly among several top European clubs interested in signing Red Bull Salzburg striker, Dimitri Oberlin.

Arsenal 24-year-old reveals why he's rooting against Manchester United

Granit Xhaka says he is rooting for his former club FC Basel to beat Manchester United when the two sides lock horns in the Champions League tonight.

VVV Venlo, FC Utrecht and Basel interested in loaning Arsenal 19-year-old

VVV-Venlo, FC Utrecht and FC Basel are interested in loaning Arsenal and Nigerian midfielder Kelechi Nwakali, according to the player's agent.

Elneny nearing departure from Arsenal

Mohamed Elneny is reportedly close to leaving Arsenal after the club held talks with Galatasaray.
Mohamed Elneny

Why did Arsenal pay over £10m for this 24-year-old midfielder?

With Mohamed Elneny struggling for game time last season, it's worth questioning why Arsenal signed the defensive midfielder from Basel a year-and-a-half ago in the first place.
Taulant and Granit Xhaka

West Ham chase Xhaka - report

West Ham are reportedly chasing Granit Xhaka's older brother, Taulant.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Arsenal podcast #74: Champions League draw, Everton, coffee machines + more

In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen is joined by Anita and Sylvain to discuss Basel, Stoke City, and Bayern...
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“We did the job and PSG did not” says Arsenal leader

Arsenal’s defensive pairing of Rob Holding and Laurent Koscielny spoke to the media immediately after the final whistle in Switzerland on Tuesday night.

Lucas, Xhaka, BTSport and more things we learned about Arsenal against Basel

A comfortable 4-1 victory over Basel means Arsenal beat PSG to the top of our Champions League group table but what else did we learn?
Lucas Perez scores against Basel

Lucas Perez makes Jamie Vardy cry with Champions League hattrick

Arsenal topped their Champions League group with a comprehensive win over Basel while Ludogorets grabbed a surprise draw in Paris.
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57 goals, 35 yellows, 3 reds – Basel and Arsenal since they last met

Arsenal travel to Switzerland for their final group game of this year's Champions League. Here's how the side's have fared since they last met.
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Sanchez and Ozil contracts not only about money - Basel v Arsenal preview

After a morale-boosting 5-1 away victory against West Ham on Saturday evening, an away trip to Switzerland to face Basel is next in store for Arsenal to finish this year's UEFA Champions League group stages.

Arsenal midfielder reveals Gunners were close to signing Bundesliga defender

Mohamed Elneny has revealed that Arsenal were very close to signing Hoffenheim centreback, Fabian Schär, before we signed him in January instead.
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Tactics: Why it's taken so long to integrate Granit Xhaka at Arsenal

In the first of his regular post-match tactics pieces, Amrit Rae explains why it's taken so long to integrate Granit Xhaka at Arsenal

Stat: Santi Cazorla is passmaster once against v Basel

Santi Cazorla once again proved to be a passmaster against Basel in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

Player focus: Theo Walcott continues to shine with superb brace v Basel

Theo Walcott put on another superb display in the Champions League against Basel on Wednesday night, scoring a brace and tearing the visitor's defence apart.

Arsenal player ratings v Basel: Theo Walcott is like a new signing

Basel at home is done and dusted, an easy 2-0 win for the Gunners!

Result: Arsenal put in another quality performance with comfortable win v Basel

Arsenal were the dominant team during their Champions League clash with Basel and the scoreline probably flatters the visitors.
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Official teams: Arsenal v FC Basel

Basel travel to north London in hope of slaying another English team in the Champions League, while Arsenal will be hoping to build upon their emphatic win over Chelsea at the weekend.
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Basel captain aims to give Arsenal unwelcome surprise at Emirates

Basel Captain, Matias Delgado, appears quietly confident going into the Swiss team's Champions League clash with Arsenal at the Emirates.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Bonus podcast: Arsenal v FC Basel discussion with Swiss football researcher

Stephen is joined by Football Manager's Swiss researcher Oliver Zesiger, to discuss Arsenal's next Champions League opponents. Eder Balanta and Breel Embolo get mentioned...
Arsenal match preview

Match preview: Can Arsenal continue their fine form against FC Basel?

After Arsenal's excellent performance against Chelsea on Saturday, it's back to the rigours of Champions League football for the first team in midweek.
Arsenal opposition preview

Infograph: Opposition preview - Will Arsenal put an end to Basel's brilliant form?

Basel are in fine form at the moment but can they continue against Arsenal?
Arsenal predicted lineup

Arsenal predicted XI v FC Basel – Iwobi out, Lucas in

Champions League time again and this time our first ever game against FC Basel and Granit Xhaka's brother.

Watch: Arsene Wenger and Theo Walcott’s pre-Basel press conference in full

Arsene Wenger spoke with the press on Tuesday afternoon, giving updates on Francis Coquelin and Olivier Giroud's injuries, claiming he's aiming to top the Champions League group and commenting (barely) on the Sam Allardyce story.
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Basel confident ahead of Arsenal clash

Urs Fischer admitted in his press conference ahead of Basel's trip to north London that the Swiss team feel "courage" due to their positive results against English teams in recent years.