Tag: Leicester City

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.
Liverpool's English midfielder Adam Lallana leaves from Melwood in Liverpool, north west England to resume training on May 20, 2020, as training resumes after the Premier League was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Arsenal show interest in Liverpool free agent but Leicester favourites

Arsenal have reportedly shown interest in signing Adam Lallana, who will leave Liverpool on a free transfer this summer, but it looks as if his former boss, Brendan Rodgers, is leading the race to sign him.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: James Maddison of Leicester City celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Leicester City at Craven Cottage on December 5, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Leicester City have 2 major injury doubts for Arsenal clash

Ben Chilwell and James Maddison could both miss out on the Leicester City trip to Arsenal on Tuesday, according to head coach Brendan Rodgers.
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Vardy did hold talks with Arsenal – despite what he claims

Jamie Vardy visited Arsenal and Arsene Wenger in person over a transfer in 2016, despite his claims that he never spoke to the club.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: James Maddison of Leicester City celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Huddersfield Town at The King Power Stadium on September 22, 2018 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal and Manchester United want Maddison as Foxes prepare new contract

Leicester City are trying to tie James Maddison down to a new contract despite interest from both Arsenal and Manchester United.
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3 Arsenal fixtures moved including a trip to Wolves on Easter Monday at 8pm

TV companies have moved some more games, showing quite clearly that they don't care about fans by requiring Arsenal fans to travel, once again, for a late evening Monday kick-off, this time on a bank holiday.
NANJING, CHINA - JULY 24: Merih Demiral of Juventus and Joao Mario of FC Internazionale in aaction during the International Champions Cup match between Juventus and FC Internazionale at the Nanjing Olympic Center Stadium on July 24, 2019, in Nanjing, China. (Photo by Yifan Ding/Getty Images)

Leicester City submit bid for Arsenal-linked defender: Have to respond quickly

Leicester City and Borussia Dortmund have both bid for Arsenal-linked Juventus centre-back Merih Demiral, according to reports in Italy.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Interim Manager of Arsenal, Freddie Ljungberg looks on during the Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal FC at Carrow Road on December 01, 2019 in Norwich, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

What are Arsenal’s top four chances? A look at the teams above

The race for top four in the Premier League is, to use a common expression, tighter than a duck's arse, which is also said to be what is squeezing out Arsenal's performances this season.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04: Brendan Rodgers, Manager of Leicester City acknowledges the fans after the Premier League match between Leicester City and Watford FC at The King Power Stadium on December 04, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Perry Groves wrong to criticise Rodgers for choosing Leicester over Arsenal

Perry Groves has questioned Brendan Rodgers decision to remain at Leicester when Arsenal are a far, far bigger club, but surely it makes sense given the crisis in N5?
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04: Brendan Rodgers, Manager of Leicester City acknowledges the fans after the Premier League match between Leicester City and Watford FC at The King Power Stadium on December 04, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Leicester City saw Unai Emery sacking coming before Arsenal

Brendan Rodgers was already in contract talks with Leicester City before Arsenal sacked Unai Emery but it was clear to them it wouldn't be long before the Gunners came calling.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Brendan Rodgers, Manager of Leicester City celebrates after the Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton FC at The King Power Stadium on December 01, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal managerial target signs new contract to ward off interest

Brendan Rodgers has signed a new contract at Leicester City lasting until 2025, as the club look to ward off outside interest.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Brendan Rodgers, Manager of Leicester City celebrates after the Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton FC at The King Power Stadium on December 01, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Brendan Rodgers would be interested in taking Arsenal job

Brendan Rodgers wants to lead a big-six club in the future and is specifically interested in Arsenal, but he's not close to leaving Leicester City at this stage.

Manchester United close on Arsenal but Leicester’s yellow card count grabs attention

It's been a few weeks since I updated the yellow card table so let's see if Arsenal are still picking up more yellows per game than any other side as has been the case all season.
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Episode 222: Unai Emery’s invisible dream

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen and Helen pick over the bones of the 'performances' in Portugal and Leicester this...
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 09: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City shoots under pressure from Matteo Guendouzi and Lucas Torreira of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal FC at The King Power Stadium on November 09, 2019, in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Player Ratings vs Leicester City: Damaging but predictable defeat leaves Arsenal way off the...

Arsenal suffered a damaging but entirely predictable defeat to Leicester City on Saturday, losing 2-0 to drop nine points behind their top-four rivals.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Hot take: Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes pluck Unai Emery’s hens

Arsenal went to Leicester in search of only their third cleansheet in their last 25 Premier League away games and, as you know, couldn't find it.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21: Ricardo Pereira of Leicester City (L) celebrates after scoring his team's first goal with team mate Dennis Praet during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at The King Power Stadium on September 21, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Mesut Ozil starts: Leicester City vs Arsenal official teams

Arsenal head to Leicester today with most Gooners expecting a bit of a drubbing if we're honest, so let's look at how the teams line up.

5th best referee in charge of Leicester vs Arsenal

Arsenal get another new ref for their trip to Leicester, not that it will make any difference when Brendan Rodger's men take on Unai Emery's.

Arsenal won’t sack Emery if Arsenal lose at Leicester

Many Arsenal fans are hoping that, if the worst happens against Brendan Rodgers' Leicester on Saturday it will, at least, result in the removal of Unai Emery as head coach as we head into an international break, but that now seems incredibly unlikely.
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 21: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Arsenal FC at Bramall Lane on October 21, 2019 in Sheffield, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has never scored away on a Saturday for Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang may well be one of the best strikers Arsenal have ever signed, but the Gabonese man has never scored on a Saturday for us when playing away.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery looks on from the bench during the UEFA Europa League Group F football match between Vitoria Guimaraes SC and Arsenal FC at the Dom Afonso Henriques stadium in Guimaraes on November 6, 2019. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP)

Granit Xhaka might not play for Arsenal again but Mesut Ozil is back

Unai Emery says he doesn't know if Granit Xhaka will play for Arsenal again before mumbling something else a little confusing.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02: Manager of Arsenal, Unai Emery makes a point during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 02, 2019, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Unai Emery to make 10 changes: Predicted Arsenal lineup vs Leicester City

Arsenal travel to Leicester City on Saturday needing a win to cut the six-point gap to the third-placed side after poor recent form for Unai Emery's side in all competitions.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal is shown a yellow card by referee Martin Atkinson during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 01, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Leicester close on Liverpool but Arsenal still top of yellow card table

Arsenal sit top of the yellow card table with more yellows than anyone else, a higher yellow-per-game rate than any other side while picking up yellows for fewer fouls than any other side in the Premier League.
English referee Kevin Friend shows a yellow card to Arsenal's English defender Calum Chambers (R) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on September 30, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Referees far harder on Arsenal than Liverpool but they love Leicester the most

As I was browsing some stats this morning I couldn't help notice Arsenal's yellow card count in the league this season and wondered how it stacked up against other teams. It's safe to say I was astounded by what I found.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 27: Mario Lemina of Southampton shoots during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and West Ham United at St Mary's Stadium on December 27, 2018, in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Arsenal, United and Leicester all interested in £18m deal for Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina

Arsenal, Manchester United and Leicester City are all interested in a deal for Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina, which will cost at least £18m.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 17: Vontae Daley-Campbell of Arsenal is challenged by Chay Cooper of Tottenham Hotspur during the Fourth Round FA Youth Cup match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Meadow Park on January 17, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Harriet Lander/Getty Images)

Official: Leicester City confirm transfer of Arsenal's teenage star

Leicester City have completed the signing of Arsenal right-back Vontae Daley-Campbell on a free, after the youngster's deal with the Gunners expired this summer.

Leicester City set to snap up talented Arsenal prospect for free

Youth right-back Vontae Daley-Campbell is set to sign for Leicester City, after running down his contract with Arsenal.
Leicester City's Belgian midfielder Youri Tielemans celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on April 28, 2019. (Photo by Lindsey PARNABY / AFP)

Leicester plan to block any Arsenal move for £40m man

Leicester City are planning on 'pulling out all the stops' to sign Youri Tielemans on a permanent deal despite interest from other clubs including Arsenal.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Podcast: Humiliation at Wolves & Foxes, squad surgery, internal solutions, why Mustafi?, U18 &...

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Paul gloss over away day humiliations in the midlands, wonder how this reflects...
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 24: Unai Emery, the Arsenal manager looks on during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal FC at Molineux on April 24, 2019 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Everyone was disappointing except him: Arsenal player ratings vs Leicester City

Arsenal suffered another damaging defeat at the hands of Leicester City on Sunday, thanks partly to a soft first-half red card, but not helped by a poor overall performance.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery reacts during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 10, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP / Getty Images)

Unai Emery to make 3 changes: Predicted Arsenal lineup vs Leicester City

Arsenal travel to the King Power Stadium to face Leicester City on Sunday, needing a result to keep their top four hopes alive.
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Arsenal forward scores hat-trick in first start since injury

Tyreece John-Jules scored a first-half hat-trick for the u18s on Tuesday, in his first start at any level since his recent hamstring injury.
CARDIFF, WALES - NOVEMBER 03: Ben Chilwell of Leicester City celebrates his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Leicester City at Cardiff City Stadium on November 3, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsenal urged to sign Leicester City star for problem position

Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong thinks his old club should sign Leicester City's Ben Chilwell this summer, as Unai Emery searches for a new left-back.

Former Arsenal midfielder hoping to make life 'as uncomfortable as possible for Gunners

Arsenal's women face Crawley Wasps on Sunday in what has been described as the Wasps 'biggest match in their history'.
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA. - JULY 17: Clive Barker during the AmaZulu training session ahead of their friendly against Manchester United, at Moses Mabhida Stadium on July 17, 2012 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Arsenal almost signed South Africa star before major knee injury

Arsenal almost signed former South Africa manager Clive Barker during his playing days, before a career-ending injury forced him into management.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City battles for possession with Hector Bellerin of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Jamie Vardy to be dropped after leaving pitch against Arsenal

Leicester City manager Claude Puel is expected to drop Jamie Vardy for their clash against West Ham after the striker had to leave the pitch during Arsenal’s game against the Foxes on Monday.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Mesut Ozil, smashing everybody + more

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen flies solo this week and tries not to get too worked up over Arsenal's...

Leicester boss talks down Arsenal's title chances

Claude Puel says he doesn't know if Arsenal can be considered title contenders at this stage, emphasising that there's still a long way to go.

Arsenal go 2nd after hard-fought win without some young stars [Goal videos]

Arsenal's u23s overcame a fairly strong Leicester City side, whilst missing some key players of their own, to go second in the Premier League 2 table on Monday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says goodbye to the Arsenal fans after 22 years at the helm at the end of the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Love Arsenal? Check out this pod talking Sunday’s goodbyes, Leicester City, the Herbert Chapman...

If you don't already know, Daily Cannon's podcast host, Matthew Wade, was handpicked from the Arsenal blogger and podcast world to talk all things...