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3 Arsenal offers and an Arteta phonecall: Why Dani Ceballos said yes

Dani Ceballos is an Arsenal player for another season after 3 offers from Arsenal and Arteta's personal touch convinced him and Real Madrid
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang holds the winner's trophy as the team celebrates victory after the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in London, on August 1, 2020. - Arsenal won the match 2-1. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta will choose strong team

Arsenal face Liverpool in the Community Shield this weekend, with next to no time for Mikel Arteta's side to prepare after their holiday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: (L-R) Santi Cazorla, Mikel Arteta and Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal pose with the trophy after the FA Community Shield match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Community Shield double-header as Man City play Chelsea before Arsenal face Liverpool

The Women's Community Shield will played for the first time in 12 years as Manchester City Women face Chelsea before the men's game that will see Arsenal play Liverpool.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 07: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Liverpool FC at Vitality Stadium on December 07, 2019 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain picks up 6th Liverpool injury

As I was reading through the papers this morning, I was saddened to note that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain might have picked up yet another serious injury.
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It’s harder to go unbeaten now says Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho believes it's getting harder and harder for teams to go unbeaten these days due to the quality of other teams as if going unbeaten wasn't hard before.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: A general view inside the stadium prior to the FA Cup Semi Final match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on July 18, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Justin Tallis/Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal and Chelsea fans urged to stay away from Wembley to avoid Liverpool repeat

Arsenal and Chelsea fans have been urged to stay away from Wembley for Saturday's FA Cup final with the FA fearing a repeat of scenes outside Anfield when Liverpool won the Premier League for the first time in 30 years.
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Referee Martin Atkinson is seen prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on October 29, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Arsenal get battered by referees, Liverpool and Leicester don’t: The stats

You can argue all you like, but Arsenal got screwed all season by referees and here are the stats to back that up.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal looks on from the substitute bench ahead of the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Eintracht Frankfurt at Emirates Stadium on November 28, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Only Liverpool Norwich and Brighton did this more than Arsenal

If you wanted to measure whether subs help or hinder a side, it will take a lot more than just looking at the naked numbers.

£40m+£1: Liverpool’s lies about Arsenal’s Luis Suarez bid

7 years ago, Arsenal made their infamous £40m+ £1 bid for Luis Suarez but you never hear about how he DID have a clause and Liverpool just ignored it, something their owner even ADMITTED!
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Episdode 249: Marathon musings on Mikel making magic

Matthew and Paul indulge in an epic podcast to recap unlikely victories against Liverpool and Manchester City, while celebrating a long lost feel-good factor. Plus...
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 15, 2020. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP)

How long? Mikel Arteta on closing the gap to Liverpool and Manchester City

Arsenal fans expected to lose quite badly against Liverpool on Wednesday night only to come away with all three points but that doesn't mean we're closer to Liverpool than we thought, something we'll probably learn on Saturday.
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp (L) and Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta gesture on the touchline after the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 15, 2020. - Arsenal won the game 2-1. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta explains how Arsenal beat Liverpool

Arsenal came from behind to beat Liverpool on Wednesday night to the shock of just about everybody watching, especially as the champions were the ones defending like idiots.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta arrives for the UEFA Europa league round of 32 second leg football match between Arsenal and Olympiakos at the Emirates stadium in London on February 27, 2020.

Arsenal can’t follow ‘phenomenal’ Liverpool’s path says Mikel Arteta

I've not been the only one to point to Liverpool and reflect on where they were five years ago while hoping Mikel Arteta can do for us what Jurgen Klopp did for them, the only problem is there are quite a few telling differences.

Arsenal at Anfield in 1989: Still my greatest football high ever

When Arsenal won the league at Anfield on 26th May 1989, it was my first high as a football fan and still the greatest.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal and Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City look on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal thankfully ruled out of Champions League after Manchester City ban overturned

As expected, Manchester City have had their two-year European football ban overturned meaning they can now play in the Champions League next season and Arsenal definitely can't.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: (L-R) Santi Cazorla, Mikel Arteta and Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal pose with the trophy after the FA Community Shield match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Arsenal lined up for Community Shield if Manchester City or Manchester United win FA...

Arsenal could play in the Community Shield at the start of next season, even if they lose their semi-final next weekend against Manchester City as the FA are determined to put on the showpiece.
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.
Liverpool fans celebrate victory outside Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north west England on June 26, 2020 after Liverpool FC sealed the Premier League title the previous evening. - Liverpool were crowned Premier League champions without kicking a ball on Thursday as Chelsea's 2-1 win over Manchester City ended the Reds' 30-year wait to win the English title. Jurgen Klopp's men sealed a 19th league title for the club with a record seven games left to play after City's defeat left them 23 points adrift of Liverpool at the top. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Mikel Arteta delivers his opinion Liverpool’s Premier League title win

Well, it finally happened this week and Liverpool won the league, something we now all have to deal with for the next 10 years as their fans ramble on about it.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal scores his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Scoring against Liverpool and Chelsea: Gabriel Martinelli and his most unexpected moments

In March's edition of Four Four Two, they had an exclusive interview with Gabriel Martinelli in which he talked Arsenal, his trials at United and Barcelona, as well as his most unexpected experiences since arriving in London.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 14: Kai Havertz of Bayer 04 Leverkusen looks dejected in defeat after the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayer 04 Leverkusen at Signal Iduna Park on September 14, 2019 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Previously linked to Arsenal but Bundesliga star now wants Bayern Munich move

Bayer Leverkusen attacking midfielder Kai Havertz prefers a move to Bayern Munich over the various Premier League clubs after him.
Manchester United fans hold a banner depicting Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho ahead of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on November 19, 2016.

Manchester United refuse to furlough staff as Liverpool make U-turn

Manchester United have committed to paying all their staff 100% of their wages after a public backlash forced Liverpool into reversing their decision to use tax-payers money to pay their employees.

Relive Arsenal’s Invincibles in the face of Liverpool’s pretenders

Ahead of Arsenal's trip to Liverpool, all the talk has swung to Liverpool's unbeaten start to the season. Could they really match Arsenal's Invincibles?

Arsenal join with Liverpool and Manchester United to stop Manchester City getting back in...

According to an exclusive in Wednesday's Daily Mail, Arsenal have teamed up with Liverpool, Manchester United and the rest of the top 10 to stop Manchester City getting back into the Champions League.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal speaks to Dr Gary O'Driscoll, Team Doctor of Arsenal following a knock to his head 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 convince key doctor to change mind about joining Liverpool

Arsenal's respected and trusted doctor, Gary O'Driscoll, will apparently not be leaving the club to join Liverpool as had been expected.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal speaks to Dr Gary O'Driscoll, Team Doctor of Arsenal following a knock to his head 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)

Liverpool to sign top Arsenal doctor to replace departing medic

Andy Massey has said goodbye at Liverpool meaning Arsenal are now likely to lose top doctor, Gary O'Driscoll.

Same as Arsenal: Premier League will present Liverpool with gold trophy IF they go...

If Liverpool go the season unbeaten it is believed they will be presented with a gold trophy the same as Arsenal received back in 2003/04.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Sheffield United at Emirates Stadium on January 18, 2020, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal try to extend 18-year-old’s contract amid Manchester United and Liverpool interest

Arsenal are trying to tie Bukayo Saka down to a long-term contract, with Manchester United, Liverpool and Bayern Munich after the 18-year-old.
JANUARY 28: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on prior to The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round between Cardiff City and Manchester City on January 28, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp looks on during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Liverpool at St. James Park on October 1, 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

FA drop Manchester City hacking complaint about Liverpool

The FA will take no action against Liverpool for an alleged hack into Manchester City's scouting system.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Adam Lallana of Liverpool battles for possession with Gylfi Sigurdsson of Everton during the FA Cup Third Round match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on January 05, 2020, in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Arsenal monitoring Liverpool midfielder for free transfer this summer

Arsenal are monitoring developments with Adam Lallana ahead of a likely exit this summer on a free transfer, according to reports.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal speaks to Dr Gary O'Driscoll, Team Doctor of Arsenal following a knock to his head 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)

Huge loss: Liverpool expected to announce Arsenal doctor signing imminently

Liverpool are expected to announce the signing of Gary O'Driscoll from Arsenal imminently despite the Gunner's efforts to keep him at the club.
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Episode 232: Blunted by the Blades

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita discuss the draw with Sheffield United, the lack of goals from midfield,...

Tottenham outspend Liverpool but Arsenal's figure will amaze you

With Liverpool and Tottenham going head-to-head on Saturday, the Daily Telegraph compared the two club's net spend since January 2016 and it tells a very different story to what other parts of the media would have you believe.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal speaks to Dr Gary O'Driscoll, Team Doctor of Arsenal following a knock to his head 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)

Liverpool want Arsenal's highly-regarded top doctor to replace own leaving for FIFA

Arsenal are facing the very real prospect of losing their top doctor, Gary O'Driscoll, to Liverpool but are desperately trying to keep him at the club.

Every club should stand with Liverpool on this

The FA will not use Anfield to host an England game because of Liverpool's ban on S*n journalists but Liverpool's is a stand that every club in the country should get behind.
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.

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.

Liverpool overtake Arsenal across social media but Manchester United are kings

Reigning European Champions Liverpool have overhauled struggling Arsenal's follower count on the major social media platforms, with the trend looking set to continue.
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Episode 221: Another mad week in Arsenal Land

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita re-live the Anfield madness, trudge through the home draw with Wolves, talk...
Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli (R) celebrates with Arsenal's German defender Shkodran Mustafi after scoring his team's third goal, his second, during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on October 30, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP / Getty Images)

Shkodran Mustafi receives support on social media after own goal (no, really)

Shkodran Mustafi received a lot of support from Arsenal fans on Twitter after scoring an own goal against Liverpool on Wednesday night.
COLOGNE, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 14: Denis Zakaria of Borussia Monchengladbach (8) celebrates victory after the Bundesliga match between 1. FC Koeln and Borussia Moenchengladbach at RheinEnergieStadion on September 14, 2019, in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Jörg Schüler/Bongarts/Getty Images)

German media: Arsenal contact Denis Zakaria’s representatives

Arsenal have been in touch with the representatives of 22-year-old Denis Zakaria over a potential transfer, according to reports in Germany.