Tag: Marc Bola

Marc Bola posing with his Middlesbrough shirt (Photo via Twitter / MarcBola27)

Former Gunner earns permanent move to the Championship

Former Arsenal left-back Marc Bola has made the step up from League One to the Championship, joining Middlesbrough.

3 former Arsenal youngsters on the move, £14.4m return ruled out

Former Arsenal u23 captain, Semi Ajayi, has completed a move to West Brom while Marc Bola could be on his way to Brentford, and...
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Marc Bola of Blackpool in action during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Arsenal and Blackpool at Emirates Stadium on October 31, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Former Gunner admits Arsenal were his dream club despite leaving this year

Marc Bola returned to face Arsenal with Blackpool last Wednesday, after leaving the Gunners over the summer, and he's admitted that he was delighted to get a chance to play at the Emirates Stadium.
Santi Cazorla in training

Confirmed: The 9 players who won't return to the Arsenal team next season

Arsenal have announced the nine players they're releasing ahead of the 2018/19 season, with more potentially to come in the following weeks.

Final Ratings: All of Arsenal’s 15 loan moves in 2017/18

Now that the 2017/18 campaign has come to an end, let's take a look at how Arsenal's 15 loanees got on with their temporary clubs this season.
Deportivo La Coruna's spanish forward Lucas Perez (R) vies with Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey during the Spanish league footbal match RC Deportivo de la Coruna vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Municipal de Riazor stadium in La Coruna on November 4, 2017. (MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Rated: All 15 Arsenal loan moves this season

In total, Arsenal sent 15 players on loan this season between the summer and January windows, so let's take a look at how those spells are going for each of them.
Deportivo La Coruna's spanish forward Lucas Perez (R) vies with Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey during the Spanish league footbal match RC Deportivo de la Coruna vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Municipal de Riazor stadium in La Coruna on November 4, 2017. (MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal forward finally ends 18-match goal drought

Lucas Perez and Chuba Akpom both scored this weekend, but only six of Arsenal's 15 loanees featured for their current clubs.
Deportivo La Coruna's spanish forward Lucas Perez (R) vies with Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey during the Spanish league footbal match RC Deportivo de la Coruna vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Municipal de Riazor stadium in La Coruna on November 4, 2017. (MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Video: Arsenal loanee provides key assist

Lucas Perez provided an assist but added another game to his goal drought, as seven Arsenal loanees featured over the weekend.
SAN JOSE, CA - JULY 28: Joel Campbell #28 of Arsenal FC kicks the ball up field against the MLS All-Stars during the first half of the AT&T MLS All-Star Game at Avaya Stadium on July 28, 2016 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Great news: Arsenal forward listed in squad for first time since injury

Joel Campbell was named in Monday night's squad for Real Betis and Kelechi Nwakali scored an impressive brace, as eight Arsenal loanees featured this weekend.
Lille's French defender Fode Ballo-Toure (R) vies with Angers' French midfielder Jeff Reine Adelaide during the French L1 football match Lille vs Angers on February 24 2018 at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d'Ascq, northern france. ( / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN / Getty Images)

Arsenal forward's frustrating goal drought continues on loan

Jeff Reine-Adelaide made it two wins in two starts and Lucas Perez played his 14th match without a goal, as six Arsenal loanees featured over the weekend.
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)

Arsenal defender returns from injury

Lucas Perez missed a penalty to make it 13 games without a goal and Ben Sheaf returned from injury for his first game with new loan club Stevenage, as nine Arsenal loanees featured over the weekend.

Spectacular goal by on-loan Arsenal youngster

Chuba Akpom scored the winner against Anderlecht and Lucas Perez's goal drought grew longer as Arsenal's loanees endured a mixed weekend.

Assist, debut and first start but Arsenal loanees endure tough weekend

Kelechi Nwakali got an assist as MVV Maastricht won their first game since his return to the club while Jeff Reine-Adelaide made his Angers debut after his own January loan move.

Awful blow for Arsenal youngster as another 2 get debuts; Loan watch

Julio Pleguezuelo and Chuba Akpom made debuts for their new loan clubs over the weekend, as only two loanees played from start to finish.
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)

Minutes finally, debut and goal: Arsenal loanees enjoy decent weekend

Lucas Perez provided an assist in Deportivo's stalemate, while Jenkinson and Bramall finally played together for Birmingham. Bola's Bristol Rovers beat Doncaster, as Nwakali made his second-stint debut.

Arsenal loanees score and assist in positive weekend

Stephy Mavididi scored again while Lucas Perez and Marc Bola both provided assists in an encouraging weekend for Arsenal's loanees.

Loan watch: Five Arsenal loanees feature as Tafari Moore makes his debut

Emi Martinez started consecutive games for the first time this season, and Tafari Moore featured for his new loan club.

Loan watch: Bola features in Rovers’ stalemate

Marc Bola was the only Arsenal loanee to feature over the weekend, playing a full 90 minutes in a 1-1 draw with Oldham.

Arsenal’s 2017 transfers rated

Now we've reached the end of 2017, let's look back at Arsenal's transfer business, rating all the ins and outs over the last 12 months.

Loan watch: Mavididi and Bola feature in drab draws

Stephy Mavididi and Marc Bola featured in a pair of disappointing draws for their Preston North End and Bristol Rovers respectively on Boxing Day.

Loan watch: Asano and Lucas endure a forgettable weekend

Lucas Perez and Takuma Asano were the only Arsenal loanees to feature over the weekend, and both were involved in games they'd prefer to forget.
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)

Loan watch: Lucas sets appearance milestone for Deportivo, Asano fails to impress

Takuma Asano largely endured an afternoon to forget, while Lucas Perez became the second Arsenal loanee to reach 1,000 minutes of playing time this season.

Loan watch: Arsenal suffer injury blow, Bundesliga striker scores and Spaniard gets 90-minute showing

Stephy Mavididi missed out on Preston North End's match through injury, but Takuma Asano and Lucas Perez both featured at the weekend.
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)

Loan watch: Spaniard gets on the scoresheet as two more Arsenal strikers feature

Lucas Perez was in action for Deportivo and got on the scoresheet. Stephy Mavididi was given a rare start and Takuma Asano also featured. The rest were on the bench or left out entirely.

Loan watch: Arsenal player on international duty, while defender is benched again

It was a quiet couple of days for the Arsenal loanees this weekend, as many clubs took time off for the international break.

Arsenal’s loan system seems based on ‘dumb luck’ compared to Chelsea’s

Arsenal's loanees aren't playing and they aren't developing.

Loan watch: Two Arsenal players in action on Wednesday

There were a couple of Arsenal loanees in action on Wednesday night, with Bola enduring a cup exit at the hands of Swindon, while Nwakali picked up 45 minutes for the reserves.

Loan watch: Campbell picks up new injury, while wins allude the rest of Arsenal’s...

Just three of Arsenal's nine loanees were involved over the weekend, as many continue to struggle with game-time or injuries. None of them were on the winning side either.

Another goal but Arsenal players struggle on loan

Arsenal's loanees continued to struggle in the latest round of games around Europe.

2 goals and a start finally: Arsenal loanees kick things up a gear

Arsenal's loanees had one of their busiest weeks of the season so far, with the highlights being Lucas Perez getting among the goals and Emi Martinez finally getting a start.

Arsenal loan watch: 1 start as others continue to struggle for minutes

Three Arsenal loanees played a part in Saturday's matches, of the six players available for selection.

Loan watch: Marc Bola features in Bristol Rovers’ heavy defeat

Marc Bola was the only Arsenal loanee to appear on Tuesday, making his third consecutive start for Bristol Rovers.
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Arsenal loan watch: Defender's good run continues but others struggling to break through

Marc Bola's loan to Bristol Rovers continues to look like a good one as he gets a run of games, but Arsenal's other loanees weren't so lucky on Saturday.
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Arsenal loan watch: Bola grabs assist as Bristol Rovers thrash Northampton

Marc Bola played 90 minutes for Bristol Rovers on Saturday as his loan side smashed Northampton 6-0.
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)

Video: Lucas Perez scores as 2 other Arsenal loanees make appearances

Lucas Perez scored as none of the Arsenal loanees making appearances were on the losing side this weekend.

Loan watch: Man-of-the-match performance by Bola and Perez gets a start

Marc Bola was a standout performer against Blackpool, Lucas Perez featured against Espanyol and Nwakali, Mavididi and Asano made substitute appearances for their loan sides.
Tolaji Bola

Arsenal loan watch: These four players all featured over the weekend

Marc Bola, Takuma Asano, Kelechi Nwakali and Lucas Perez all featured for their clubs last weekend. 

Outstanding: One Arsenal loanee shines as other struggle for time

The season is starting to pick up some speed for Arsenal's loanees now the transfer window is closed, and Saturday brought another round of fixtures for many of their sides.

Arsenal loan watch: Nwakali scores, Lucas makes Depor return and Asano features

Arsenal's Kelechi Nwakali scored for VVV-Venlo, while Lucas Perez returned for his former club and Takuma Asano also featured.
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Arsenal 19-year-old features in Championship draw as loanees struggle to make the cut

It was a quiet day for Arsenal's loanees with only one featuring for his temporary club.