Tag: Sami Mokbel

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 07: Bukayo Saka of England during the international friendly match between England and Iceland at Wembley Stadium on June 07, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

England sweat on Arsenal star’s fitness ahead of Euro 2024

Bukayo Saka's fitness is a concern ahead of Euro 2024, though there is still hope he'll be ready to start for England on Sunday.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender #06 Gabriel Magalhaes (C) celebrates after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the London Stadium, in London on February 11, 2024. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal hold positive contract talks with key starter

Arsenal have held positive contract talks with Gabriel Magalhaes as they look to extend his deal again, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Kyle Walker of England receives medical treatment during the international friendly match between England and Brazil at Wembley Stadium on March 23, 2024. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

2 City starters undergo injury scans ahead of Arsenal clash

Kyle Walker and John Stones are undergoing injury scans as they race to be available for Manchester City's clash with Arsenal on Sunday.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Reliable sources confirm Arsenal interest in La Liga midfielder

David Ornstein reports that the links between Arsenal and Real Sociedad's Martin Zubimendi have substance, with other sources confirming the midfielder is a target.
Sporting Lisbon's Swedish forward #09 Viktor Gyokeres celebrates scoring during the Portuguese League football match between Rio Ave FC and Sporting CP at the Rio Ave FC - Dos Arcos stadium in Vila do Conde, on February 25, 2024. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal will scout 1 of 4 summer striker targets tonight

Arsenal have at least four strikers on their shortlist of summer transfer options, and they're scouting one of them on Thursday night.
Jurrien Timber in training with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

When will Jurrien Timber play for Arsenal again?

Jurrien Timber is back in first-team training with Arsenal and closing in on a return to full training, but when will he play again?
Arsenal's English striker #14 Eddie Nketiah kisses the match ball as he celebrates after scoring his, and their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 28, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal put £40m valuation on player wanted by 2+ PL clubs

Arsenal aren't actively looking to sell Eddie Nketiah this month, and they've put a £40m valuation on the striker for any interested clubs.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND: Mohamed Elneny, Cedric Soares, and teammates of Arsenal applaud fans following the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Brentford and Arsenal at Gtech Community Stadium on September 27, 2023. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Transfer talks underway for Arsenal defender to leave

Cedric Soares is a serious January target for Besiktas, who are in need of a right-back as Valentin Rosier prepares to join OGC Nice.
Arsenal's British forward #14 Eddie Nketiah controls the ball during a UEFA Champions League group B football match between PSV Eindhoven and Arsenal FC at the Philips Stadium in Eindhoven, on December 12, 2023. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal reject enquiry for 24yo striker but may sell in January

Arsenal have already rejected one offer for Eddie Nketiah in January, but he could be an attractive sale for the Gunners at the right price.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Arsenal takes on Hugo Bueno of Wolverhampton Wanderers during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on December 02, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

When will Tomiyasu be back from injury for Arsenal?

Takehiro Tomiyasu is set to be out for at least a few weeks with a calf injury, and he may not play again for Arsenal before the AFC Asian Cup in January.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa in action during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Brighton & Hove Albion at Villa Park on May 28, 2023 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Arsenal consider another Douglas Luiz bid to strengthen midfield

Arsenal's interest in Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa intensifies as they consider a potential bid, despite the midfielder being under contract until 2026.
Aston Villa's English defender Matty Cash (L) and Aston Villa's Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz (R) celebrate on the final whistle in the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Brighton and Hove Albion at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on May 28, 2023. Villa won the game 2-1. (Photo by Geoff Caddick / AFP)

Arsenal make Premier League midfielder firm January target

Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz is indeed a firm target for Arsenal ahead of the coming transfer windows, but his price could be sky-high.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil warms up for the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019.

Mesut Ozil’s pay cut refusal isn’t all it seems

On Monday, David Ornstein announced that 25 out of 27 Arsenal players had agreed to take a pay cut at Arsenal, rather than a deferral before the club confirmed the news but it didn't take long for Mesut Ozil to become the star attraction of the story - as usual.
OZIL WARNING Daily Mail 1 January 2020

How did the Daily Mail come up with this anti-Mesut Ozil headline?

If you ever wonder why a lot of people who don't watch Mesut Ozil play regularly hold the views of him that they do, it is because of rubbish like this from the Daily Mail.
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All 9 Daily Mail journalists write off Arsenal’s top 4 chances

The season is just a few days away from starting and we’re already knee-deep in the swamp of prediction land.

Ospina dropped not injured?

David Ospina was dropped rather than injured ahead of Arsenal’s Europa League clash against CSKA according to a report in today’s Daily Mil.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Daily Mail trash Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s mentality

Sami Mokbel in the Daily Mail has torn into Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for his selfless decision to give his confidence-suffering teammate the chance to score from the spot against Stoke.

Arsenal squad no longer trust Wenger claims journalist

The Daily Mail’s Sam Mokbel, who covers Arsenal closely and seems to have more connections than ‘Arsenal man’ John Cross, has claimed that the Arsenal squad no longer believe that Arsene Wenger is the man to take the club forward.

Wenger to stay but 7 could leave Arsenal – reports

According to today’s Daily Mail, Arsene Wenger will stay on as Arsenal manager but he risks losing a number of stars, however there are a few problems with their reports.

Arsenal will not allow Alexis to join another Premier League club – report

Sam Mokbel is back in the Daily Mail with yet another EXCLUSIVE, this time claiming that Arsenal will tell Alexis that he can’t join another Premier League club this summer.
Alexis Sanchez v West Brom

Arsenal preparing for life without Alexis – report

Arsenal are said to be preparing for life after Alexis this summer with scouts instructed to find a player to replace him according to an exclusive by Sam Mokbel in the Daily Mail today.