Tag: Johan Djourou

Johan Djourou played for Arsenal Football Club. The Swiss defender joined Arsenal from Étoile Carouge in 2003. He left Arsenal for Hamburger SV in 2014. In total, he made 140 appearances for Arsenal and scored 1 goal. Djourou wore the number 20 for Arsenal. He was born on January 18, 1987. Djourou is currently without a club.

Johan Djourou, player of English premier league football team Arsenal, attends a press conference in Hong Kong on July 28, 2012. Arsenal will play Hong Kong side Kitchee on July 29. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey (Photo credit should read DALE de la REY/AFP/GettyImages)

Former Arsenal man wants to become actor

Former Arsenal defender Johan Djourou discusses his career, retirement, plans to become an actor, and his emotional connection to Arsenal, including the transition from Highbury to Emirates Stadium.
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Arsenal on this day: August 1

On this day in Arsenal history, we celebrate births, remember arrivals, and reflect on departures. 
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Lucas Perez of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

1-hit wonders: 20 players who scored just once for Arsenal

Did you know there are 20 players who have only scored one Premier League goal for Arsenal?
Johan Djourou 28 of FC Nordsjaelland warming up during the test match between FC Nordsjaelland and Fremad Amager in Right to Dream Park in Farum. Farum Denmark Copyright: Gonzales Photo/Dejan Obretkovic

Another former Gunner returns to London Colney

Johan Djourou is the latest former Gunner to visit London Colney, greeting the Arsenal squad on Friday morning.
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Brighton and Hove Albion - Premier League - Molineux Stadium Wolverhampton Wanderers Ruben Neves warms up before the Premier League match at Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton. Picture date: Sunday May 9, 2021. Copyright: Naomi Baker

Arsenal latest: Onana offer, Buendia, Neves, Aubameyang, youth contracts, more

It can be hard to keep up with everything that's going on so here is a round up of the main Arsenal news and talking points from the last seven days.
Johan Djourou 28 of FC Nordsjaelland warming up during the test match between FC Nordsjaelland and Fremad Amager in Right to Dream Park in Farum. Farum Denmark Copyright: Gonzales Photo/Dejan Obretkovic

Johan Djourou retires from football

Johan Djourou has become the second former Arsenal player to announce his retirement from playing football after Nicklas Bendtner did the same earlier this week.
Arsenal's head coach Arsene Wenger (L) and Arsenal's midfielder Alex Song (R) attend a press conference at Partizan Stadium in Belgrade on September 27, 2010, on the eve of their Champions League Group H football match against Partizan Belgrade. AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP / Dimitar DILKOFF

Alex Song to take legal action after being sacked

Former Arsenal midfielder, Alex Song, has brought a case to FIFA after being sacked by FC Sion due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Johan Djourou of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at the Emirates Stadium on October 23, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Djourou and Song sacked by FC Sion after wage dispute

Swiss league club FC Sion sacked former Gunners Alex Song and Johan Djourou this week after they refused to take pay-cuts.

Johan Djourou takes break from football to give ‘body & head’ a break, starts...

Johan Djourou looks like he has retired from football at the age of the 32 but he's merely taking a break.

Johan Djourou signs for SPAL

Former Arsenal defender, Johan Djourou, has signed a one-year deal with S.P.A.L. in Italy after the Swiss defender reached an agreement with Antalyaspor to terminate his contract, allowing him to join the Italians for free.

Ex-Gunner Djourou could join Swansea

Former Arsenal centre-back Johan Djourou could reportedly be returning to the Premier League this month, with relegation threatened side Swansea City keen on his signature.

Djourou gushes about Arsene Wenger

Former Arsenal defender, Johan Djourou, has penned a heart-felt message to Arsene Wenger following the criticism the Frenchman has faced recently.

Former Arsenal defender Johan Djourou could return to England

Sheffield Wednesday are interested in former Arsenal centre-back Johan Djourou, as they look to return to the Premier League.

Arsenal’s top 5 free transfers under Arsene Wenger

Arsenal have just landed Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer, so where does he rate in terms of previous freebies Arsenal have signed?

West Ham prepare offer for Johan Djourou

Johan Djourou could be set for a return to Premier League football this summer.

Look: Johan Djourou congratulates “mentor” Wenger on 20 years at Arsenal

Johan Djourou took to social media to congratulate his "mentor", Arsene Wenger, for 20 years in charge of Arsenal.

‘Hamburg reminds me of Arsenal’ Djourou

Johan Djourou has said that Hamburger SV reminds him of Arsenal as they get ready for the new season.

‘He’s top-class, he’ll do Arsenal a lot of good’

One of the most exciting things about this year’s Euros is watching Granit Xhaka knowing that he’s an Arsenal player and Johan Djourou has said he'll fit in just right at Arsenal.

Gladbach: Why we sold Xhaka

Borussia Monchengladbach’s director, Max Erbel, has admitted that they couldn’t refuse Arsenal’s offer for Granit Xhaka as it will allow them to purchase 'sensible additions' (plural).

Former Arsenal man grabs amazing ASS-ist

Johan Djourou, remember him? Playing for Arsenal for 10 years, apart from a few loan spells, the Swiss defender never really fulfilled his potential at...