Tag: Matteo Guendouzi

Matteo Guendouzi plays for Arsenal Football Club. The French midfielder arrived at Arsenal in 2018 from Lorient for £7m and earns around £40,000-per-week or £2,080,000-per-year. Guendouzi wears the number 29 shirt for Arsenal. He was born on April 14, 1999.

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 07: Matteo Guendouzi of Marseille reacts during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Tottenham Hotspur and Olympique Marseille at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 07, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Leave if you don't like it: Former Arsenal man's hot head rises again

Matteo Guendouzi reportedly complained about the new Marseille coach in the summer and was told if he didn't like it, he could leave.
Marseille's Portuguese defender Nuno Tavares celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Stade Brestois 29 (Brest) and Olympique de Marseille (OM) at Stade Francis-Le Ble in Brest, western France on August 14, 2022. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU / AFP)

Nuno Tavares hammered in local media

The shine seems to have well and truly wore off Nuno Tavares impressive start at Marseille with a number of outlets criticising the Arsenal loanee after his latest display.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 07: Matteo Guendouzi of Marseille reacts during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Tottenham Hotspur and Olympique Marseille at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 07, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Guendouzi explains why he had to leave Arsenal

Matteo Guendouzi has given an interview in France in which he explains why he left Arsenal.
Nice's new recruit Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe is presented during the UEFA Conference League play-off second leg football match between OGC Nice and Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice on August 25, 2022. - Nice's new recrue Pepe (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP) (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal reunion with 6 players to feature in Nice vs Marseille

Nice play Marseille on Sunday with a 2pm kick-off at the Allianz Riviera and it might be a match Arsenal fans want to tune in to with six players on show that we are more than a little familiar with.
Omari Hutchinson signs for Chelsea

Arsenal include sell-on clauses in 2 summer deals

Arsenal included sell-on clauses in the sales of Matteo Guendouzi to Marseille and Omari Hutchinson to Chelsea, according to a report.
Arsenal's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi waves to the crowd at the end of 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)

What really happened between Mikel Arteta and Matteo Guendouzi?

When Mikel Arteta arrived at Arsenal, Matteo Guendouzi was valued at £45m and was a regular first team starter, but a handful of games later, he was out of the squad altogether, so what happened between Mikel Arteta and Matteo Guendouzi?
Feyenoord's Reiss Nelson (L) fights for the ball with Marseille's Matteo Guendouzi during the UEFA Europa Conference League semi-final second leg football match between Olympique de Marseille (OM) and Feyenoord Rotterdam, at the Velodrome Stadium in Marseille, on May 5, 2022. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP via Getty Images)

Official: Arsenal seal midfielder’s sale for €10-11m fee

Arsenal have sealed the departure of Matteo Guendouzi for a fee of around €10-11m.
Marseille's French defender Boubacar Kamara (C) celebrates scoring his team's first goal with Marseille's French defender Matteo Guendouzi (R) and Marseille's French defender William Saliba (L) during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille (OM) and FC Lorient at Stade Velodrome in Marseille, southern France on October 17, 2021. (Photo by Nicolas TUCAT / AFP)

Guendouzi: I will try to push Saliba to stay with Marseille, it’s in his...

Matteo Guendouzi is set to join Marseille on a permanent deal this summer and he believes William Saliba will be joining him.
MARSEILLE, FRANCE: Reiss Nelson of Feyenoord celebrates after victory in the UEFA Conference League Semi-Final Leg Two match between Olympique Marseille and Feyenoord at Stade Velodrome on May 05, 2022. (Photo by Chris Ricco/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal loanees reach European final

Reiss Nelson and Ainsley Maitland-Niles reached the Europa League Conference final on Thursday, at the expense of William Saliba and Matteo Guendouzi.
Marseille's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi fights for the ball with Feyenoord's defender Lutsharel Geertruida during the UEFA Europa Conference League semi-final second leg football match between Feyenoord and Olympique de Marseille (OM) Feyenoord stadium de Kuip in Rotterdam,on April 28, 2022. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images)

Matteo Guendouzi: We just completely messed it up

Matteo Guendouzi has admitted Marseille completely messed up their Europa Conference League semi-final first leg on Thursday night.
Feyenoord's Reiss Nelson (2nd L) and Luis Sinisterra (R) celebrate during the UEFA Conference League semi-final football match between Feyenoord and Olympique Marseille (OM) at De Kuip stadium in Rotterdam, on April 28, 2022. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee provides assist in European semi-final

Arsenal loanee Reiss Nelson provided an assist for Feyenoord as the Europa Conference League semi-finals got underway on Thursday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates their sides second goal with team mate Nicolas Pepe during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on February 24, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

16 players who could leave Arsenal this summer

Arsenal are set for another clear-out this summer as the club looks to finally get rid of the last of the deadwood, so what players look like they will be heading for the door?
joie - Gerson Santos Da Silva Olympique de Marseille - William Saliba Olympique de Marseille FOOTBALL : Olympique de Marseille vs AS Saint Etienne - Ligue 1 Uber Eats - Marseille - 28/08/2021 NorbertScanella/PanoramiC

4 Arsenal loanees learn their European quarter-final draws

Four Arsenal loanees learned their Europa Conference League quarter-final opponents on Friday, as we approach the tail end of the competition.
Reiss Nelson playing for Feyenoord (Photo via Nelson on Instagram)

4 Arsenal loanees make European quarters, 1 eliminated

Four of Arsenal's five loanees made it to the quarter-finals of their club's European competition on Thursday night, with just one eliminated.
Referee Irfan Peljto and Marseille s Matteo Guendouzi speak during the Europa League soccer match between Lokomotiv Moscow and Olympique de Marseille, in Moscow, Russia. Ramil Sitdikov / Sputnik Russia Soccer Europa League Lokomotiv - Marseille

Matteo Guendouzi purchase clause triggered: Signs 3-year deal with Marseille

Matteo Guendouzi will automatically sign for Marseille at the end of the season, according to club president Pablo Longoria.
William Saliba via Marseille

Who will Arsenal’s loanees face in their Europa last-16 ties?

Whilst Arsenal were focusing on their attempts to get back into Europe on Thursday, a couple of their loanees were playing European knockouts.
Karl Hein of Estonia during the International Friendly, Länderspiel, Nationalmannschaft match at Stadio Artemio Franchi, Florence. Date: 11th November 2020. Picture: Jonathan Moscrop / Sportimage

Arsenal loan watch: Another debut, Saliba plays new position

Arsenal had another loan debutant in midweek, as nine loanees featured on the pitch over the last two days.
Lokomotiv Moscow v Olympique de Marseille: Group E - UEFA Europa League. Matteo Guendouzi of Marseille looks on during the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Lokomotiv Moscow and Olympique de Marseille on September 16, 2021. Copyright: Mike Kireev

Marseille boss assesses Matteo Guendouzi’s attitude

Despite the questions around Matteo Guendouzi's attitude in the past, his current manager at Marseille insists he's a mature person.
william saliba marseille training

Transfer ban announcement will affect Arsenal

Olympique de Marseille have been hit with a transfer ban, which could affect the futures of a few Arsenal players in the coming months.
Miguel Azeez playing for Portsmouth (Photo via Azeez on Twitter)

1 goal, 1 assist, & a strong weekend for the Arsenal loanees

Konstantinos Mavropanos scored and Miguel Azeez provided an assist in a positive weekend for the Arsenal loan group.
Runar Alex Runarsson with Iceland (Photo via Runarsson on Instagram)

Bellerin, Saliba, Runarsson: 7 Arsenal loanees feature in busy midweek

There were more ups and downs for Arsenal's loanees in midweek, as many of the group had evening fixtures on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Matteo Guendouzi OM FOOTBALL : OM vs Rennes - Ligue 1 - 19/09/2021 MAO/Panoramic

2 Arsenal loanees eliminated from the Europa League

William Saliba and Matteo Guendouzi were eliminated from the Europa League on Thursday after a crucial defeat to Galatasaray.
William Saliba via Marseille

William Saliba and Matteo Guendouzi have another game abandoned

William Saliba and Matteo Guendouzi saw their second match abandonment of the season on Sunday, as their trip to Lyon ended early.
Lokomotiv Moscow v Olympique de Marseille: Group E - UEFA Europa League. Matteo Guendouzi of Marseille looks on during the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Lokomotiv Moscow and Olympique de Marseille on September 16, 2021. Copyright: Mike Kireev

Guendouzi believes Arsenal departure was the best choice

Matteo Guendouzi says joining Marseille was the best choice he could have made, and he believes they're on track for big things.
SERRAVALLE, SAN MARINO: Bukayo Saka of England scores their team's tenth goal during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between San Marino and England at San Marino Stadium on November 15, 2021. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini / Getty Images)

4 Goals, horrendous tackle & more: Arsenal’s international results

Arsenal have had 20 players called up for senior internationals over the upcoming break, let's take a look at the call-ups and their fixtures.
Lokomotiv Moscow v Olympique de Marseille: Group E - UEFA Europa League. Matteo Guendouzi of Marseille looks on during the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Lokomotiv Moscow and Olympique de Marseille on September 16, 2021. Copyright: Mike Kireev

Newcastle identify bargain Arsenal midfielder as Arteta reunion unlikely

Newcastle United are eyeing up a move for Matteo Guendouzi as they look to rebuild their squad.
Valentin Rongier Olympique de Marseille - William Saliba Olympique de Marseille - Alvaro Gonzalez Olympique de Marseille FOOTBALL : Olympique de Marseille vs AS Saint Etienne - Ligue 1 Uber Eats - Marseille - 28/08/2021 NorbertScanella/PanoramiC

Arsenal loanees make Team of the Week 3 times in a row

William Saliba and Matteo Guendouzi have made the Ligue 1 fan Team of the Week three times in a row, impressing with Marseille.
joie - Matteo Guendouzi Olympique de Marseille - Gerson Santos Da Silva Olympique de Marseille- Luan Peres Olympique de Marseille FOOTBALL : Olympique de Marseille vs AS Saint Etienne - Ligue 1 Uber Eats - Marseille - 28/08/2021 NorbertScanella/PanoramiC

Arsenal 22yo involved in 3 goals against his former club

Matteo Guendouzi had one of the games of his career so far on Sunday, helping Marseille thrash his former club FC Lorient.
ANDORRA LA VELLA, ANDORRA: Bukayo Saka of England scores his team's second goal during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between Andorra and England at Estadi Nacional on October 09, 2021. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s October international break results in full

Arsenal had a total of 19 senior international call-ups for the October break, let's look at the full list of results.
Referee Irfan Peljto and Marseille s Matteo Guendouzi speak during the Europa League soccer match between Lokomotiv Moscow and Olympique de Marseille, in Moscow, Russia. Ramil Sitdikov / Sputnik Russia Soccer Europa League Lokomotiv - Marseille

Under-fire Arsenal loanee named captain

Matteo Guendouzi was named captain for Marseille on Sunday, though the game didn't exactly go as planned for the Arsenal loanee.
Referee Irfan Peljto and Marseille s Matteo Guendouzi speak during the Europa League soccer match between Lokomotiv Moscow and Olympique de Marseille, in Moscow, Russia. Ramil Sitdikov / Sputnik Russia Soccer Europa League Lokomotiv - Marseille

Arsenal loanee growing unpopular at Marseille

Matteo Guendouzi is growing unpopular with certain sections of the Marseille locker room, according to reports from France.
William Saliba press conference

Arsenal loanee branded 'flop' by L'Equipe

After one Arsenal loanee made L'Equipe's Team of the Week last week, the other was branded a flop for this weekend's performance.
Matteo Guendouzi OM FOOTBALL : OM vs Rennes - Ligue 1 - 19/09/2021 MAO/Panoramic

Arsenal agree fee under £10m to sell midfielder

Marseille have an 'automatic option to buy' Matteo Guendouzi at the end of his loan spell with the player imagining himself staying with the Ligue 1 side for 'many years'.
Lokomotiv Moscow v Olympique de Marseille: Group E - UEFA Europa League. Matteo Guendouzi of Marseille looks on during the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Lokomotiv Moscow and Olympique de Marseille on September 16, 2021. Copyright: Mike Kireev

Arsenal outcast makes Ligue 1 Team of the Week

Matteo Guendouzi made it into L'Equipe's Team of the Week for the most recent round of fixtures, as Marseille defeated Rennes 2-0.
West Bromwich Albion v Millwall - Sky Bet Championship - The Hawthorns Millwall s Daniel Ballard celebrates scoring his side s first goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Picture date: Saturday September 11, 2021. Copyright: David Davies

Arsenal loanee scores again as 8 get minutes in

Arsenal currently have 17 players out on loan and eight of them were in action this weekend.
joie - Matteo Guendouzi Olympique de Marseille - Gerson Santos Da Silva Olympique de Marseille- Luan Peres Olympique de Marseille FOOTBALL : Olympique de Marseille vs AS Saint Etienne - Ligue 1 Uber Eats - Marseille - 28/08/2021 NorbertScanella/PanoramiC

Arsenal 22yo could make France debut after late call-up

Matteo Guendouzi received a call-up to the French senior national team on Wednesday, after Corentin Tolisso had to pull out with an injury.
Valentin Rongier Olympique de Marseille - William Saliba Olympique de Marseille - Alvaro Gonzalez Olympique de Marseille FOOTBALL : Olympique de Marseille vs AS Saint Etienne - Ligue 1 Uber Eats - Marseille - 28/08/2021 NorbertScanella/PanoramiC

Supreme defensively: Saliba stars as Guendouzi scores for Marseille

As Arsenal were getting humiliated against Manchester City, William Saliba and Matteo Guendouzi were in France preparing to star once again for Marseille.
Matteo Guendouzi's red neck after clashes with the OGC Nice fans (Photo via GFFN on Twitter)

Matteo Guendouzi injuries questioned after mass on-pitch brawl

Following the on-pitch brawl between Marseille, Nice, and fans, Matteo Guendouzi's injuries have been questioned by the chairman of Nice.
Matteo Guendouzi's red neck after clashes with the OGC Nice fans (Photo via GFFN on Twitter)

Video: Saliba & Guendouzi involved as fans and players fight after pitch invasion

Arsenal loanees William Saliba and Matteo Guendouzi were both on the pitch as OGC Nice fans invaded during their match against Marseille on Sunday.
kroenke out sack the board

Arsenal’s squad value plummets below Tottenham’s and beneath Leicester

The value of Arsenal's squad has plummeted, dropping them below Leicester and some £200m away from Spurs in what is a damming indictment of how the club has been run.