Tag: Shkodran Mustafi

Shkodran Mustafi plays for Arsenal Football Club. The German defender arrived at Arsenal in 2016 from Valencia for £35m and earns around £90,000-per-week or £4,680,000-per-year. Mustafi wears the number 20 shirt. The World Cup winner was born on April 17, 1992. Mustafi is married to Vjosa Kaba.

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 08, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Martinez + 7 out: Who is fit to lineup for Arsenal vs Fulham?

Arsenal start their 20/21 Premier League campaign this weekend against newly-promoted Fulham, so who is fit and who is out ahead of the game?
William Saliba on his friendly debut against MK Dons (Photo via David Price on Twitter)

Arsenal’s most expensive defenders compared to Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool made Virgil van Dijk the most expensive defender in history, so how do Arsenal's most expensive defenders compare?
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 hasn't agreed a new deal yet and he isn't the only one who is out of contract next summer
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?
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - JANUARY 01: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Liverpool arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool at Turf Moor on January 1, 2018 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Arsenal vs Liverpool: Who’s injured?

Arsenal face Liverpool in the Community Shield this weekend in what is the traditional curtain-raiser for the season, so who is fit to play? 
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal acknowledges the fans after 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)

Napoli looking at 2 Arsenal defenders as alternatives to Gabriel Magalhaes

Napoli are looking at a couple of Arsenal defenders as potential alternatives to Gabriel Magalhaes in the summer market, according to reports in Italy.
The aftermath of the Jamie Vardy kick on Shkodran Mustafi (Photo via Mustafi on Instagram)

Arsenal 28yo walking without crutches, club hoping to sell

Shkodran Mustafi is walking without the aid of crutches just in time to be sold this summer after an operation to reattach a tendon in his right leg to the bone.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) celebrates scoring their second goal with Arsenal's Spanish defender Hector Bellerin (L) during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Arteta wants 3 positions revamped: Door open for at least 6 players

Arsenal need to sell before they buy and that means were are going to see a lot of activity this summer, something David Ornstein has been talking fans through.
Arsenal's German defender Shkodran Mustafi (C) is helped off the pitch injured during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP) / NOT FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING USE / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal star in knee brace after surgery: Pain of missing cup final v Chelsea...

Shkodran Mustafi's surgery to correct a problem with his hamstring went well and he has posted a picture of himself lounging at home in a knee brace.
Arsenal's German defender Shkodran Mustafi (C) is helped off the pitch injured during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP) / NOT FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING USE / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arteta: It looks a really nasty injury - Arsenal star out long-term

Mikel Arteta has described Shkodran Mustafi's injury as 'really nasty' confirming that the defender will be out long term and will miss the start of the season after ripping the tendon from his bone.
The aftermath of the Jamie Vardy kick on Shkodran Mustafi (Photo via Mustafi on Instagram)

Arsenal confirm 28 year-old will definitely miss Cup Final with injury

Arsenal will be without Shkodran Mustafi for their final two games of the season after the club confirmed he will not return in time for the cup final.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal reacts during 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 Matthew Childs/Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal star to miss FA Cup final with hamstring injury

Shkodran Mustafi is very likely out of the FA Cup final against Chelsea next week, according to reports and quotes from Mikel Arteta.
Shkodran Mustafi in training with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal starter picks up hamstring injury ahead of Aston Villa clash

Shkodran Mustafi will miss the trip to Aston Villa with a hamstring injury, with no exact timescale for his recovery at this stage.
Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Portsmouth FC and Arsenal FC at Fratton Park on March 02, 2020 in Portsmouth, England.

2 Arsenal defenders will stay this summer even if they don't get contract extensions

Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Shkodran Mustafi are both very likely to stay at Arsenal this summer, despite entering the final year of their contracts.
The aftermath of the Jamie Vardy kick on Shkodran Mustafi (Photo via Mustafi on Instagram)

Mikel Arteta pushing new deal for divisive Arsenal 28yo

According to L'Equipe, Mikel Arteta wants to extend Shkodran Mustafi's contract at Arsenal.
The aftermath of the Jamie Vardy kick on Shkodran Mustafi (Photo via Mustafi on Instagram)

Arteta gives his thoughts on Mustafi & his future at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta is happy with Shkodran Mustafi and suggests the club need to sort out the defender's contract situation, as his current deal runs down.

Vardy likely to escape action for kick on Mustafi despite former ref arguing for...

Jamie Vardy is likely to escape any retrospective action for planting his studs in Shkodran Mustafi's face, despite a former referee suggesting it should have been a red card.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 07: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on July 07, 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 Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta asks why Leicester City star didn't see red: It has to be...

Arsenal picked up just a point against Leicester as they struggled to hold onto their 1-0 lead after Eddie Nketiah was sent off, but why did Jamie Vardy get away with kicking Mustafi in the head?

David Ornstein names 3 defenders on Arsenal's transfer list this summer

Arsenal will listen to offers for Rob Holding, Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Shkodran Mustafi this summer, according to David Ornstein.
Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

AC Milan looking to sign out-of-favour Arsenal star this summer

AC Milan are looking at Shkodran Mustafi as an option for next season, with the German defender not in Mikel Arteta's future plans, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 23: Granit Xhaka and Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal in conversation at full-time during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mustafi explains why 'professor' Arteta's coaching style is special

Shkodran Mustafi thinks Mikel Arteta is like a professor in his approach to football management, and it's nothing like he's seen before.
Arsenal's German goalkeeper Bernd Leno gestures during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 16, 2020.

Bernd Leno explains how this Arsenal teammate helped convince him to join

Bernd Leno says Shkodran Mustafi always spoke highly of Arsenal, the Premier League and London, helping to convince the goalkeeper to join.
Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Ornstein: Arsenal looking to bring in 2 defenders - could sell these 2 to...

Arsenal are looking to bring in two new defenders this summer, though it all depends on sales and the state of the market, according to David Ornstein.
Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal star pledges 16,000 meals to the Islington community

Shkodran Mustafi pledged more than 16,000 meals to the Islington community through The Arsenal Foundation on Friday, as a birthday gift.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks on 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)

Arsenal can’t force out-of-contract players to stay if season isn’t finished

Arsenal will not be able to force players whose contracts run out at the end of June to stay at the club past the end of month, even if the current season has not concluded, claims a leading PFA lawyer.
Arsenal's German defender Shkodran Mustafi wins a header from Burnley's New Zealand striker Chris Wood during the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Arsenal at Turf Moor in Burnley, north west England on February 2, 2020. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

1 surprising Arsenal player makes Premier League Team of 2020 so far

Shkodran Mustafi made it into WhoScored's Premier League Team of 2020 so far, after his recent upturn in performances for Arsenal.
Cedric Soares in training with Arsenal (Photo via Cedric Soares on Instagram)

Mikel Arteta expects 2 injured Arsenal players to return for Manchester City clash

Mikel Arteta thinks Shkodran Mustafi and Cedric Soares will be available for selection as Arsenal travel to Manchester City on Wednesday.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates victory during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

2 Arsenal stars make Premier League Team of the Month

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Shkodran Mustafi both made the WhoScored Premier League Team of the Month for February.
Arsenal players celebrate their third goal scored by Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 23, 2020.

From zero to hero: Arsenal’s best player in February based on ratings

February was a largely positive month for Arsenal until we got to the end of it, so let's take a look back over its 29 days and see who stood out with our February player ratings.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - MARCH 01: Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on March 01, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal starter in full training after Olympiacos injury

Shkodran Mustafi took part in full training with Arsenal over the last few days, following his injury in the latter stages of the Olympiacos clash.
Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Mustafi blossoming under Arteta

Spring is an appropriate time to contemplate rebirth and renewal, and under new boss Mikel Arteta, Arsenal fans have been able to witness the blossoming of a talent long thought to be dormant.
Richarlison of Everton scores his team's second goal past Bernd Leno of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Perfect image sums up Arsenal’s defending against Everton (and for years)

Arsenal may have claimed all three points against Everton on Sunday but there were still many question marks left hanging over the heads of their defenders.
Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Xhaka and Mustafi appear to have argument before Arteta appears

After the final whistle following Arsenal's win over Everton on Sunday, there was a series of shots from Getty Images that caught my attention featuring Granit Xhaka, Shkodran Mustafi and Mikel Arteta.
Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 02, 2020 in Burnley, United Kingdom.

Reformed Arsenal star admits he never felt his Arsenal career was over

Shkodran Mustafi has admitted he never thought his Arsenal career was over despite his terrible form, being dropped from the side and being the subject of a lot of ridicule from Arsenal fans.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: David Luiz of Arsenal discusses with Sokratis of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on December 05, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Can Arsenal’s defence hold up in Europe?

It has a been a thoroughly disappointing season so far for the Gunners, but the Europa League still offers the hope of significant silverware, and, perhaps more important, a back door into the Champions League next season. But is their defence up to the job?
Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 16, 2020.

Arsenal Player Ratings vs Newcastle United: Pepe shines, but these 2 weren't far behind

Arsenal achieved their biggest win of the season against Newcastle United on Sunday, after a blistering second-half performance at the Emirates Stadium.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Granit Xhaka and Hector Bellerin of Arsenal react after the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Ian Wright names the two players Mikel Arteta is turning around at Arsenal

Ian Wright thinks Mikel Arteta is already improving Arsenal's defending and getting more out of the likes of Granit Xhaka and Shkodran Mustafi.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 234: Mustafi avoids the trap door as Arsenal stutter at Turf:MORE

Matthew, Anita, and special guest June, all the way from Boston, unpick sharing points with Burnley, work out how to make the midfield work...
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What boots do Arsenal players wear and who changes the most?

Players these days get their boots for nothing through sponsorship deals, but what boots do Arsenal players use and who changes the most?
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Episode 233: The kids really are all right

Matthew and Paul bask in the glow of the fightback at Stamford Bridge, and run the rule over winning at Bournemouth in the cup. They...