Tag: Freddie Ljungberg

Freddie Ljungberg played for Arsenal Football Club. The former Swedish midfielder joined Arsenal in 1998 from Halmstads BK for £3m. Ljungberg left Arsenal for West Ham in 2007. In total, he made 328 appearances for Arsenal and scored 72 goals. Ljungberg wore the number 8 shirt for Arsenal and was a part of the Invincibles squad that won the League without losing a match. He is married to Natalie Foster. Ljungberg was born on April 16, 1977. He acted as Arsenal’s Interim Head Coach from November 2019 – December 2019.

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Freddie Ljungberg, Interim Manager of Arsenal and Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrate victory 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)

Freddie Ljungberg Ozil comments set suspicious tongues wagging

Freddie Ljungberg believes there is still a place for Mesut Ozil in an Arsenal side under Mikel Arteta despite the German having been frozen out all season so are the club lying?

Freddie Ljungberg names 3 things Nicolas Pepe needs to do

Freddie Ljungberg backs Nicolas Pepe to succeed, insisting every player makes mistakes and it's not easy to adapt to the Premier League.
Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes of Losc Lille during the during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Valencia CF and Losc Lille at Estadio de Mestalla on November 5, 2019 in Valencia, Spain (Photo by Maria Jose Segovia/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Arsenal weekend roundup: Gabriel deal nearly done, Dennis Bergkamp wanted

This weekend saw Arsenal agree a deal with Gabriel, Ljungberg leave, Georgson arrive, Bergkamp rumoured, plus updates on Thiago, Salah & more
Andreas Georgson via his Twitter account

Andreas Georgson to join Arsenal as Ljungberg leaves

Mikel Arteta has already begun talks with Andreas Georgson about joining his backroom staff after Freddie Ljungberg left Arsenal and he could already be at the club.

Freddie Ljungberg: Model, man, manager

13 years ago, a Swedish Calvin Klein model crowned a distinguished career in front of the camera with the receipt of a prestigious and much-coveted award.
1 Oct 2000: Thierry Henry of Arsenal celebrates during the FA Carling Premiership match against Manchester United at Highbury in London. Arsenal won the match 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Graham Chadwick /Allsport

7 stunning Arsenal goals from the Arsene Wenger era

Arsene Wenger enjoyed unprecedented levels of success during his first decade as Arsenal manager, so let's look at the best goals scored under him.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal FC at Vitality Stadium on December 26, 2019 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Arsenal confirm Mikel Arteta’s coaching team

Arsenal have confirmed the coaching team who will support Mikel Arteta as head coach of the club.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal points instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Southampton FC at Emirates Stadium on November 23, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Torreira Napoli deal moves closer with fee between €30m and €35m says Italian report

Arsenal are reportedly asking €35m for Lucas Torreira while Napoli are willing to offer €30m according to a report in Italy.
Mikel Arteta speaking to the players in training (Photo via Twitter / Arsenal)

What an Arsenal week! 10 hots, 5 nots feat. Aubameyang, Ozil, Arteta, Graczyk +...

It's been quite the week in Arsenal land, so let's take a look at what's hot and what's not.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil prepares to take a freekick during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP)

Former Arsenal player doesn't believe Mesut Özil is really injured

Martin Keown doesn't believe the reports on an injury to Mesut Özil, claiming the German just took himself out of the picture before Freddie Ljungberg could.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: Arsenal Head Coach Mikel Arteta at London Colney on December 20, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

David Ornstein: Arteta wants 6 people in his coaching team including Ljungberg

Mikel Arteta wants six people to join his coaching team on the sidelines at Arsenal, including Steve Round, Freddie Ljungberg and Inaki Cana.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: Yerry Mina of Everton tackles Bukayo Saka of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Arsenal FC at Goodison Park on December 21, 2019, in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Arsenal player ratings vs Everton: 3 impress, forwards disappoint

Arsenal kept a clean sheet for the first time since October 6th in a boring 0-0 draw against Everton on Saturday lunchtime.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 15: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal kicks a water bottle as he is subbed as Interim Manager of Arsenal, Freddie Ljungberg looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on December 15, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Freddie Ljungberg brutally honest about Mesut Ozil before and after Everton

Freddie Ljungberg says he wouldn't have picked Mesut Özil to travel to the Everton match even if the German had been fit.
Arsenal's Swedish Interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)

Freddie Ljungberg presented with tempting offer to leave Arsenal

Malmo FF are in contact with Freddie Ljungberg over a deal to take over as their head coach, according to a report in Sweden.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: Arsenal Head Coach Mikel Arteta at London Colney on December 20, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Official: Arsenal announce Mikel Arteta as head coach

Arsenal have confirmed they're appointing Mikel Arteta as their new long-term head coach, replacing interim boss Freddie Ljungberg.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Freddie Ljungberg caretaker Arsenal coach speaks with Alexandre Lacazette 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)

Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Everton: Lacazette benched again

Arsenal travel to Everton on Saturday, with Freddie Ljungberg set to take charge of the match regardless of the appointment of Mikel Arteta.

Arteta goodbyes, announcement & more: Top 5 Arsenal stories at 5

There's a whole lot going on at Arsenal today and not very much at all, so let's take a look at the top five stories so far today.
Arsenal's Swedish Interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)

Ljungberg set to remain at Arsenal after Arteta's appointment

Freddie Ljungberg will remain on the coaching staff at Arsenal after they appoint Mikel Arteta as head coach, according to reports.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 227: Three strikes and you’re out

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen does his best Freddie impression holding the fort down by himself while Matthew's off...

Player ratings vs Manchester City: Who let Arsenal down the most?

Arsenal fell apart in the first half against Manchester City on Sunday to concede a 3-0 lead they never looked like coming back from.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil (L) is substituted for Arsenal's English midfielder Emile Smith Rowe (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

More energy: Freddie Ljungberg explains why he took Mesut Ozil off against Manchester City

Freddie Ljungberg took Mesut Ozil off against Manchester City and replaced him with 19-year-old Emile Smith Rowe because he wanted more energy in the side.
A supporter of China's Muslim Uighur minority holds a placard of Arsenal's Turkish origin German midfielder Mesut Ozil reading "Thanks for being our voice" past flags of East Turkestan during a demonstration at Beyazid square in Istanbul on December 14, 2019. - Arsenal's Mesut Ozil, a German footballer of Turkish origin, expressed on December 14, 2019 support for Uighurs in Xinjiang and criticised Muslim countries for their failure to speak up for them. (Photo by Ozan KOSE / AFP) (Photo by OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty Images)

New manager imminent & more: What’s hot, what’s not in Arsenal land

Another week has passed us by, so I thought it might be an idea to try and find the hottest and worst things in Arsenal's world this week.
Arsenal's Swedish Interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)

Freddie Ljungberg publicly calls on Arsenal board to make a decision

After Arsenal's latest defeat, interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg has publicly called on the club to make a decision about the manager's job.
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)

Freddie Ljungberg: Fans have a right to be negative but I want them with...

Freddie Ljungberg says the Arsenal fans have a right to be negative, but he wants them to be with the team for the match against Manchester City.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Nuno Espirito Santo, Manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers looks on prior to the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Vitality Stadium on November 23, 2019 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

3 man shortlist: Arsenal hoping to hold talks with Wolves manager next week

Arsenal are reportedly set to hold talks with Wolves's boss, Nuno Espirito Santo, next week as they look to whittle their short-list down to to just three candidates.
Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos pleads with Referee Graham Scott after receiving a yellow card during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Brighton and Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 5, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Hopefully in a good way: Sokratis believes Arsenal are ready to 'explode' against Manchester...

When you read about an Arsenal centreback saying the team are ready to 'explode,' you should probably check what he means.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal 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)

Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Manchester City: Pepe fit, Martinelli to start

Arsenal host Manchester City on Sunday, a difficult end to an otherwise vaguely encouraging week for Freddie Ljungberg's side.
LIEGE, BELGIUM - DECEMBER 12: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal with teammate Alexandre Lacazette during 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)

Freddie Ljungberg: I think Saka was a bit upset with me

After Arsenal topped their Europa League group on Tuesday, Freddie Ljungberg joked that Bukayo Saka wasn't too happy with him pre-game.
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.
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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 - SEPTEMBER 24: Rob Holding of Arsenal celebrates scoring his teams second goal of the game with team mate Reiss Nelson during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Arsenal FC and Nottingham Forrest at Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Freddie Ljungberg called him the 'future of this club,' now he deserves a start

Reiss Nelson turned 20 on Tuesday, and it's about time he gets another chance to start for this Arsenal team.
Arsenal's Swedish Interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg reacts ahead of the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Arsenal at The London Stadium, in east London on December 9, 2019. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP)

Media attempts to split Arsenal further backfires in the best way

Ahead of the game against West Ham on Monday night, a number of mainstream media outlets tried to claim that the Arsenal players were not behind Freddie Ljungberg.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 226: Turning the ship around

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita try to find excuses to gloss over the home defeat to Brighton,...
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Freddie Ljungberg, Interim Manager of Arsenal 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 Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Arsenal player ratings vs West Ham: Pepe arrives, Martinelli stars, but this player needs...

Arsenal finally got a win on the board against West Ham on Monday, coming from behind in a 10-minute blitz at the London Stadium.
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)

Arsenal players remember how to football + 11 other things from West Ham win

It was the team all Arsenal fans wanted, for a little while at least, so there was much excitement ahead of the game followed by a lot of sadness, some jubilation and a weird sense of disbelief that Arsenal actually managed to win a match.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Kieran Tierney of Arsenal leaves the pitch following an injury 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)

Hospital and a hamstring: Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin injury updates

Kieran Tierney was taken to hospital on Monday night after he appeared to dislocate his shoulder.
SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola wants Mikel Arteta to stay but says he’s ready to manage ‘now’

Pep Guardiola has no problem recommending Mikel Arteta as his successor at Manchester City when his contract expires in 2021, claiming the Spaniard is ready to manage 'now' as Arsenal circle.
Freddie Ljungberg Press Conference (Photo via Arsenal / YouTube)

Press get naughty as Freddie Ljungberg calls on senior players to deliver against West...

Freddie Ljungberg has called on his senior players to deliver against West Ham on Monday night as he faces the prospect of guiding Arsenal into double figures without a win.
Emile Smith Rowe (Photo via Instagram)

Emile Smith Rowe should be in the first-team squad on Monday

Emile Smith Rowe played another 60 minutes for the u23s on Friday, and he showed why he's too good for youth football.