Tag: Gilberto Silva

Gilberto Silva played for Arsenal Football Club. The former Brazilian midfielder joined Arsenal from Atletico Mineiro in 2002 for £4.5m. Gilberto left Arsenal for Panathinaikos in 2008. In total, he made 244 appearances for Arsenal and scored 24 goals. Gilberto wore the number 19 shirt for Arsenal. He was part of the Invincibles squad that won the league without losing a match. Gilberto was born on October 7, 1976.

Willian on Gabriel Martinelli, David Luiz, Edu, Gilberto Silva and Arsenal

Willian sat down to with Arsenal.com to discuss Gabriel Martinelli and Brazil, what David Luiz said to him before signing, Edu, Gilberto Silva and Brazilians in the Premier League and what he can bring to the team.

Mertesacker joins Ljungberg's coaching team: Gilberto responds to rumours he will too

Freddie Ljungberg will be alongside Per Mertesacker in the Arsenal dugout this weekend, but Gilberto Silva says he's had no contact over joining the team yet.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal celebrates scoring the fifth goal during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Nottingham Forest at Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Gabriel Martinelli 8th Brazilian to score for Arsenal, can you name the other 7?

Gabriel Martinelli opened the scoring for Arsenal against Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night and then capped off his evening by spanking the fifth and final goal into the top corner, making him the eighth Brazilian to score for the club, but can you name the other seven?

Arsenal sign new commercial agreement

Arsenal have agreed another commercial partnership, this time signing up with Ganzberg beer as a regional partner in Cambodia.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21: Martin Keown of Arsenal shows his feelings at Ruud Van Nistelrooy of Man Utd after Van Nistelrooy missed his penalty during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on September 21, 2003 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal invincible recalls teammate's reaction to leg-breaking challenge in training

Arsenal invincible Lauren spoke to the media this week, and he recalled how ultra-competitive the training ground was in that era of success under Arsene Wenger.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Emirates Stadium on January 19, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal legend unsure if Gunners' summer signing is as good as many think

Arsenal legend Gilberto Silva had admitted he's not sure whether Lucas Torreira is the solution to the club's holding midfield problems.

He has to be on the field: Arsenal legend demands Unai Emery plays this...

Gilberto Silva believes that Unai Emery should play Mesut Ozil more, stating that the German 'has to be on the field'.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Fred of Manchester United in action during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on August 10, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester United star admits these 2 Arsenal legends are his 'idols'

Manchester United's summer signing Fred has admitted that a couple of Arsenal legends were among his idols when he was younger.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Fred of Manchester United in action during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on August 10, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Gilberto Silva explains why Fred joined Manchester United instead of Manchester City

Former Arsenal midfielder, Gilberto Silva, has explained why his client, Fred, opted to join Manchester United instead of Manchester City
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Pires, Rosicky and more return to Arsenal for charity match against Real Madrid

Arsenal have announced two charity matches against Real Madrid, following the success of the legends match against AC Milan Glorie in 2016.

Arsenal legend tried to help Manchester City land £35m forward

Former Gunner Gilberto Silva tried to help Fred seal a move from Shakhtar Donetsk to Manchester City this January, according to reports.

Gilberto explains how he helped Arsenal to a memorable win in 2006

Gilberto Silva recalls scoring against Tottenham, helping the Gunners beat their biggest rivals in emphatic fashion.

Pundit admits Arsenal star has been 'hit and miss' and gives advice on how...

Arsenal legend, Ray Parlour, reckons that Granit Xhaka needs to take a leaf out of Gilberto Silva's book when it comes to reading the game.
David Dein was previously the closest thing to a Director of Football at Arsenal.

Video: David Dein tells fascinating story of the Invincibles’ pre-match confidence

Former Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein has revealed a story that ex-Gunner Gilberto Silva told him back in 2014.

Gilberto admits one thing he always knew about playing at Highbury

Gilberto Silva has been reminiscing over his time playing for Arsenal at Highbury and admits that when the Gunners lined up in that tunnel before kick-off, they always knew they were going to win.
London, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's Brazilian captain Gilberto Silva celebrates scoring his side's third goal from the penalty spot, during the English Premiership match between Arsenal and Fulham, at the Emirates Stadium, London 29 April 2007. AFP PHOTO/CHRIS YOUNG Mobile and website uses of domestic English football pictures subject to subscription of a licence with Football Association Premier League (FAPL) tel: +44 207 298 1656. For newspapers where the football content of the printed and electronic versions are identical, no licence is necessary. (Photo credit CHRIS YOUNG/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal midfielder reflects on record-breaking goal

Gilberto Silva has been reflecting on his record-breaking goal against PSV Eindhoven, which he scored 15 years ago to the day.

Former Arsenal midfielder reveals how he became a professional footballer against all odds

Former Arsenal and Brazil midfielder Gilberto Silva has spoken about his past and the difficult path he took to being a footballer.

Invincible says Arsenal 25-year-old needs to focus on this one thing

Arsenal legend, Gilberto Silva, reckons that Jack Wilshere just needs to focus on his football right now.
London, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's Brazilian captain Gilberto Silva celebrates scoring his side's third goal from the penalty spot, during the English Premiership match between Arsenal and Fulham, at the Emirates Stadium, London 29 April 2007. AFP PHOTO/CHRIS YOUNG Mobile and website uses of domestic English football pictures subject to subscription of a licence with Football Association Premier League (FAPL) tel: +44 207 298 1656. For newspapers where the football content of the printed and electronic versions are identical, no licence is necessary. (Photo credit CHRIS YOUNG/AFP/Getty Images)

Invincible: Arsenal gave him an opportunity, he should stay

Arsenal legend, Gilberto Silva, believes that Alexis Sanchez should remain a Gunner.
London, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's Brazilian captain Gilberto Silva celebrates scoring his side's third goal from the penalty spot, during the English Premiership match between Arsenal and Fulham, at the Emirates Stadium, London 29 April 2007. AFP PHOTO/CHRIS YOUNG Mobile and website uses of domestic English football pictures subject to subscription of a licence with Football Association Premier League (FAPL) tel: +44 207 298 1656. For newspapers where the football content of the printed and electronic versions are identical, no licence is necessary. (Photo credit CHRIS YOUNG/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal legend says 24-year-old is adapting to the Premier League

Arsenal legend, Gilberto Silva, is pleased with how Granit Xhaka is gradually adapting to the Premier League.

Pires and Gilberto back Lehmann to make an impact at Arsenal

Arsenal legends Robert Pires and Gilberto Silva have backed Jens Lehmann to make an impact at the Emirates as a coach.

Arsenal and Liverpool legends to play in Singapore

Supporters in Singapore have an opportunity to watch some Arsenal and Liverpool legends in action on November 11, as they're set to go head-to-head at the National Stadium.
London, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's Brazilian captain Gilberto Silva celebrates scoring his side's third goal from the penalty spot, during the English Premiership match between Arsenal and Fulham, at the Emirates Stadium, London 29 April 2007. AFP PHOTO/CHRIS YOUNG Mobile and website uses of domestic English football pictures subject to subscription of a licence with Football Association Premier League (FAPL) tel: +44 207 298 1656. For newspapers where the football content of the printed and electronic versions are identical, no licence is necessary. (Photo credit CHRIS YOUNG/AFP/Getty Images)

Gilberto: Arsenal need to move quickly – look at Manchester City!

Gilberto Silva has urged Arsenal to move quickly in the transfer market.

OTD Arsenal midfielder returns from long-term injury

On 2 April 2005, Arsenal legend, Gilberto Silva, returned to action after a long layoff after suffering a back injury.
Valencia, SPAIN: Arsenal's Gilberto (L) and manager Arsene Wenger are seen at a press conference at the Madrigal stadium in Villarreal ahead of their Champions League semi-final second leg match against Villarreal, 24 April 2006. Arsenal enter the tie with a 1-0 win at home from the first leg. AFP PHOTO/CARL DE SOUZA.

Long read: Gilberto backs Wenger, questions current players & pressure at Arsenal

Gilberto Silva has given a super-long interview to Fox Sports in which he talks about his time at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, and the current crop of players whom he believes could be doing more.

Arsenal quiet legend - Wenger's time has come

Gilberto Silva believes that Arsene Wenger's time at Arsenal should come to an end.

Arsenal themed phone wallpapers: Legends Edition

Ah, the good old times - we all love to remember them and the great players that we had.

Shocking stat highlights Arsenal's massive stumbling block against Jose Mourinho

Just in case you were feeling in any way confident ahead of Arsenal's trip to Manchester United on Saturday, here's a fun stat.
Coquelin against Boro - compared to Gilberto

Gilberto happy to see tough Arsenal midfielder compared to him

Gilberto Silva isn't any stranger to the comparisons drawn between himself and Francis Coquelin but he's revealed that he still takes it as a compliment.

Arsenal legend hails "special" Arsenal's impact on community

On Tuesday, Gilberto Silva spoke to FC Business Magazine about Arsenal's impact on the community and explained his decision to get involved.

Invincible to join Manchester United Champions League winner and former Liverpool manager in Manchester

Gilberto Silva will join Edwin van der Sar and Gerard Houllier to discuss ‘Academies: A Foundation for Success’ at the upcoming Soccerex Global Convention at the end of the month.

Gilberto Silva: Arsenal forward is unhappy, I like it

Gilberto Silva spoke recently about Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's inconsistent form and admitted that he believes the forward is unhappy on the bench - but this...

Arsenal legend pays Francis Coquelin the ultimate compliment

Gilberto Silva is known as one of the best defensive midfielders Arsenal have ever had and therefore, his opinion on our current man, Francis...

Invincible challenges Arsenal to do well in 'crucial' games and win the league

Five points behind Leicester City heading into the weekend, Arsenal can't afford to lose more ground on the Foxes. The title race is still open,...

Arsenal legend retires as another says no to Swansea

Arsenal legends Gilberto Silva and Dennis Bergkamp have both been speaking to the media to confirm various stuff. The Brazilian has confirmed that he is...

Arsenal legend claims Gunners failed to replace him until recently

Arsenal legend Gilberto Silva has admitted that he believes Francis Coquelin is the first player since he left the Gunners to adequately fill the...

Invincible hails Arsenal’s ‘killer’

Gilberto Silva has been saying nice things about Alexis Sanchez. How is that not something to warm the hearts of Gooners everywhere?

Gabriel – I started as an attacker

He arrived to help Arsenal in defence, but Gabriel started life as an attacker - and not a very good one.

Is this Arsenal’s new Gilberto Silva?

When Wenger decided to recall defensive midfielder Francis Coquelin back from his loan spell at Charlton, it’s fair to say a few of us...