Tag: Raul Sanllehi

Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (C) celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

What Arsenal players are out of contract next summer?

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang agreed a new deal but he wasn't the only player of contract next summer, so who else only has one year left?
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 26, 2020. (Photo by NEIL HALL / POOL / AFP)

4 players Arteta seems to want but Arsenal don’t

Over the last few weeks became clear that the final say on what players come and go at Arsenal did not rest with Mikel Arteta but with Raul Sanllehi and Edu above him, but now Sanllehi has gone, will things change?

Arsenal grab their Willian as Don Raul departs

In episode 253, Matthew is joined by Paul to talk about our latest Chelsea old boy, the most recent shake-up in the corridors of power and keep fingers crossed for more arrivals.

Raul Sanllehi left Barcelona for same reason he left Arsenal

Raul Sanllehi left Arsenal on Saturday with the club saying it was due to restructuring behind the scenes which is also why Sanllehi said he left Barcelona.
Raul Sanllehi and Edu

Raul Sanllehi releases statement about Arsenal departure

Raul Sanllehi has released a statement after he and Arsenal parted ways on Saturday explaining why he left the club.
Raul Sanllehi, Mikel Arteta, Edu and Vinai Venkatesham (Photo via Arsenal)

How does Raul Sanllehi’s ‘finest hour’ at Arsenal look now?

Raul Sanllehi has gone from Arsenal, his departure announced on a Saturday at high noon, so how does the summer 2019 window, after which he was hailed as a transfer whizz, look now?
Raul Sanllehi and Edu

Raul Sanllehi had 1 goal at Arsenal and it cost him

Why did Raul Sanllehi leave Barcelona and join Arsenal? It's a question few cared to ask when he first arrived but many questions raised their head, most of them very uncomfortable.
Raul Sanllehi and Edu

Arsenal get rid of Raul Sanllehi

Arsenal have announced that Raul Sanllehi is no longer with the club and that Vinai Venkatesham will take over his position.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (R) embraces Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil (L) on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 1, 2020. - Arsenal won the game 2-0. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP)

Mesut Ozil refusal costs him his Arsenal career

As more details emerge about the people being cut from Arsenal's wage bill, Mesut Ozil's pay cut stance, for which he was pilloried, seems like it was the right one and might even be the reason he isn't playing.
Arsenal scouts Francis Cagigao and Everton Gushiken via 101greatgoals.com

Arsenal use Covid as excuse to sack more top scouts

Arsenal will let Francis Cagigao and others leave as part of their restructuring process that they are dressing up as post-Covid cuts.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: A tribute banner to Arsenal fans that have passed away during the season is pictured in the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Watford FC at Emirates Stadium on July 26, 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 Neil Hall/Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal to make 55 staff redundant

Arsenal have announced they will have to make 55 staff members redundant due to the financial implications of the ongoing pandemic.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 22: A close up view of Willian of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC at Anfield on July 22, 2020 in Liverpool, 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 Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

What will Willian bring to Arsenal?

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Willian so what will Willian bring to Arsenal and does Mikel Arteta really want him or is this all more Kia Joorabchian games?
PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - JUNE 27: Philippe Coutinho of Brazil looks on during the Copa America Brazil 2019 quarterfinal match between Brazil and Paraguay at Arena do Gremio on June 27, 2019 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Sanllehi planning talks with Coutinho agent over transfer

Arsenal are planning talks between Raul Sanllehi and Kia Joorabchian in the coming days over the potential transfer of Philippe Coutinho, according to reports.
Raul Sanllehi, Mikel Arteta, Edu and Vinai Venkatesham (Photo via Arsenal)

Raul Sanllehi makes transfer suggestion in call to club staff

Arsenal head of football Raul Sanllehi told club staff in a phone call that transfers aren't a priority this summer, according to a report.
Manchester City's Spanish assistant manager Mikel Arteta takes his seat for the UEFA Champions League football Group C match between Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on November 26, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal did hold talks with Manchester City over Mikel Arteta

Despite saying they knew nothing about it, Manchester City did indeed know about Arsenal's interest in Mikel Arteta and they DID have talks.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mikel Arteta, Manchester City coach looks on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Southampton at Etihad Stadium on November 29, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

David Ornstein confirms Arteta Arsenal situation

David Ornstein confirms that Arsenal and Mikel Arteta held talks over the Spaniard becoming the new Arsenal manager but the club have not yet spoken to Manchester City.

Edu's pick for next Arsenal manager is a real fan-pleaser

Edu is said to want Patrick Vieira as the next Arsenal manager while the club seemingly remain divided behind the scenes over who would be best for the job.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery gestures on the touchline during their UEFA Europa league Group F football match between Arsenal and Eintracht Frankfurt at the Emirates stadium in London on November 28, 2019. - Unai Emery's troubled tenure at Arsenal ended with him being sacked on November 29, 2019 less than two years after being appointed with the club on their worst run since 1992 having failed to win for seven matches. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal told Kroenkes to sack Emery after Southampton game, flew to USA

Raul Sanllehi and Vinai Venkatesham reportedly recommended that the club sack Unai Emery after the draw against Southampton last weekend.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Nuno Espirito Santo, Manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers looks on prior to the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Vitality Stadium on November 23, 2019 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Manager’s agent connection makes him favourite for Arsenal job according to UK report

According to the Daily Mail, in what they are claiming as an exclusive, Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo is the new favourite to replace Unai Emery as Arsenal manager.
Unai Emery (right) with Arsenal’s director of football Raúl Sanllehí. Photograph: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

Raul Sanllehi’s face tells a different story than Unai Emery’s mouth

Unai Emery has told assembled reporters at his post-match press conference that the club are behind him but reports of Raul Sanllehi and Edu in the mixed zone after the game tell a different story.
Arsenal's chairman Sir Chips Keswick (L) and chief executive officer Ivan Gazidis attend the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between Paris-Saint-Germain vs Arsenal FC, on September 13, 2016 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. / AFP / FRANCK FIFE

Arsenal chairman wants David O’Leary to oversee Raul Sanllehi

According to a report last week, Arsenal's chairman Sir Chips Keswick is keen to bring David O'Leary back to the club to help with 'haphazard recruitment'.
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)

David Ornstein gives updates on Unai Emery, Jose Mourinho rumours and January transfer plans

David Ornstein has provided an update on Arsenal's managerial situation and possible January transfers, but fair warning, it's not a particularly exciting one.

Raul Sanllehi: We share the frustration with our fans

Raul Sanllehi and Vinai Venkatesham met 200 Arsenal staff at a planned get-together where they both addressed Arsenal's faltering form under Unai Emery.
Unai Emery (right) with Arsenal’s director of football Raúl Sanllehí. Photograph: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

Raul Sanllehi wanted Luis Enrique so why did Arsenal hire Unai Emery?

It has been claimed that Raul Sanllehi wanted Luis Enrique as Arsenal manager but we ended up with Unai Emery. Is that what Raul wanted? The answer will tell us a lot about where Arsenal go next.

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.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (L) shakes hands with Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery (R) at the end of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on December 5, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Arsenal don’t want Jose Mourinho

Arsenal are reportedly 'hugely reluctant' to hire Jose Mourinho according to reports as the out-of-work manager continues to tout himself for the job.

Max Allegri and Mikel Arteta among the candidates to replace Unai Emery

Arsenal have identified their top targets to replace Unai Emery as head coach, if they make the decision to let the Spaniard go.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United and Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal hug each other after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal FC at Old Trafford on December 5, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Raul Sanllehi meets with Jose Mourinho…or does he?

Arsenal's Raul Sanllehi hasn't spoken to Jose Mourinho for years, according to reports coming out of the club.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal reacts during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Standard Liege at Emirates Stadium on October 03, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

David Ornstein: Arsenal don’t have an Unai Emery break clause

It has been widely reported that Arsenal and Unai Emery have a 'break clause' in his contract that would allow the club to walk away at the end of two years but it seems this might not be true.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 6, 2019. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

Raul Sanllehi outlines the expectation for Unai Emery this season

Raul Sanllehi has insisted they expect Unai Emery to qualify for the Champions League this year, after failing to do so last season.
Unai Emery (right) with Arsenal’s director of football Raúl Sanllehí. Photograph: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

6 in, 8 loans, 20 out: Arsenal’s transfer window in a nutshell

With the transfer window now closed, let's look at the madness Arsenal pulled off.
European Super League money

How much money did Arsenal remove from their wage bill this summer?

Arsenal went into this summer hoping to clear a load of wages from their books and they've managed to do that to the tune of an astonishing £46m-a-year.
Leaked pictures of Alexandre Lacazette in the new Adidas Arsenal home kit (Photo via Twitter / CannonInsider)

Arsenal offer Alexandre Lacazette massive payhike too

Arsenal have reportedly offered Alexandre Lacazette a bumper payrise in line with what is being offered to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal in action during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 28, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal confident complicated deal will see Aubameyang earn Ozilesque wages

Arsenal are reportedly confident they can structure a complicated deal that would see Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang earn as much as Mesut Ozil through the use of bonuses.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Podcast: Transfers, the new kit, props to Raul, clean sheets, the new British core,...

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Paul review the transfer ins and outs, big up the new kit, and...
Unai Emery (right) with Arsenal’s director of football Raúl Sanllehí. Photograph: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

Raul Sanllehi’s Finest Hour: Arsenal’s transfer window assessed

A month ago, all of this would have been unbelievable.
William Saliba after signing for Arsenal from St. Etienne (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Raul Sanllehi explains thinking behind William Saliba loan

Arsenal have completed the signing of 18-year-old centreback, William Saliba but the player will spend the new season on loan with St Etienne. Raul Sanllehi explains why.

A mess! Arsenal legend hits out at state of club

Ian Wright has not held back in revealing what he thinks about the state of Arsenal, claiming the club has been left in a mess.

Ian Wright: Arsenal have been left in a mess

Ian Wright has not held back in revealing what he thinks about the state of Arsenal, claiming the club has been left in a mess.

Ivan Gazidis sniffing around Arsenal star as he smells a bargain

Bayer Leverkusen are leading the charge for Laurent Koscielny who looks set to leave Arsenal this summer but Ivan Gazidis has got AC Milan interested in the player as well.