Tag: Sokratis Papastathopoulos

Sokratis Papastathopoulos plays for Arsenal Football Club. The Greek defender arrived at Arsenal in 2018 from Borussia Dortmund for £17.6m and earns around £92,000-per-week or £4,784,000-per-year. Sokratis wears the number 5 shirt. He was born on June 9, 1988. Sokratis is married to Xanthippi Stamoulaki.

Sokratis Papastathopoulos at the Emirates Stadium with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Sokratis hits back at condescending reports after u23 appearance

Sokratis Papastathopoulos hit back at condescending reports in the Greek media this weekend, after his appearance for the Arsenal u23s.
Sokratis Papastathopoulos at the Emirates Stadium with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Sokratis accepts offer to play for u23s but Özil doesn’t

After Friday's Arsenal u23 clash, it's clear one of the two squad outcasts has accepted the club's offer to play for the academy side.

Özil & Sokratis offered chance to play for Arsenal u23s

Mesut Özil and Sokratis Papastathopoulos will have the option to play for the Arsenal u23s over the coming months, after their senior squad exclusions.
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?
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)

AS Roma looking at Arsenal defender after Chris Smalling deal appears to fall through

Sokratis Papastathopoulos is a concrete option for AS Roma in the final hours on the transfer window, according to reports in Italy.
Michail Antonio of West Ham United battles for possession with Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on March 07, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal have Italy loan offers for Sokratis and Mustafi

Arsenal have loan offers from Italy for Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Shkodran Mustafi, even though their contracts expire in a year.
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.

Arsenal tell defender he can leave but his options are running low

Sokratis Papastathopoulos knows Arsenal aren't counting on him for this season, but his options are diminishing as the window winds down.
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)

2nd club join Napoli in the race to sign Arsenal defender before Monday

Sokratis Papastathopoulos could still leave Arsenal before Monday, with Nice joining Napoli in showing an interest in the centre-back.
Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos pleads with Referee Graham Scott after receiving a yellow card during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Brighton and Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 5, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Arsenal close to getting rid of unwanted

Arsenal have an agreement with Napoli for the transfer of Sokratis this summer on a permanent deal and the player is ready to wait
Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos pleads with Referee Graham Scott after receiving a yellow card during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Brighton and Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 5, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Arsenal 32-year-old has agreement to leave but the favourites to sign him are stalling

Sokratis has an agreement with Arsenal to cancel his contract and move to Napoli, but if the Serie A side don't act soon he'll go elsewhere.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (R) jumps to control the ball in front of Liverpool's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (L) 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 via Getty Images)

Arsenal team news for West Ham: Good news for Luiz, plus updates on 6...

Arsenal have no new injuries ahead of the match against West Ham United, but there are a few updates from last week's report.

Luiz, Smith Rowe & Sokratis injured: Arsenal team news for Fulham

David Luiz, Emile Smith Rowe and Sokratis Papastathopoulos join a growing Arsenal injury list ahead of the Premier League restart fixture against Fulham this Saturday.
Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos (L) vies with West Ham United's French striker Sebastien Haller (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 7, 2020.

Napoli president confirms they're pushing to sign Arsenal 32-year-old

Sokratis was trying to convince Arsenal cancel his contract so he could join Napoli and now the Italians want him for free.
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.
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes (L) fights for the ball with Rennes' Senegalese forward Mbaye Niang (R)during the French L1 Football match between Rennes (SRFC) and Lille (LOSC), on September 22, 2019, at the Roazhon Park, in Rennes, northwestern France. (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP)

Arsenal and Gabriel agree 5-year contract

Gabriel Magahlaes has accepted Arsenal's offer of a 5-year contract and has been asking Jose Fonte what the Premier League is like
Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes of Losc Lille during the during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Valencia CF and Losc Lille at Estadio de Mestalla on November 5, 2019 in Valencia, Spain (Photo by Maria Jose Segovia/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Arsenal draw up 5-year contract for Gabriel, Napoli increase wage offer

Just when it looked like the Gabriel Magalhaes saga was about to come to a conclusion, reports in France have thrown it all wide open again with Napoli putting more money in front of the player.
Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos (L) and Arsenal's English midfielder Reiss Nelson (R) tangle with Portsmouth's English defender Steve Seddon (C) during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Portsmouth and Arsenal at Fratton Park stadium in Portsmouth, southern England, on March 2, 2020.

Another Arsenal player's agent says he'll stay with the club this summer despite exit...

Sokratis Papastathopoulos' agent says he'll stay with Arsenal this summer, and he can't see any reason for the defender to leave.
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.
Michail Antonio of West Ham United battles for possession with Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on March 07, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

No talks between Arsenal & 32-year-old yet but he's likely to stay

Sokratis will stay with Arsenal until the end of his contract in 2021 before likely moving on, but he hasn't held talks with the club yet.
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.

32-year-old decides to stay and fight for his place at Arsenal despite 1-year contract

Sokratis Papastathopoulos wants to fight for his place in the Arsenal side next season, rather than leaving the club this summer.
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.
Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos (L) vies with West Ham United's French striker Sebastien Haller (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 7, 2020.

Sven Mislintat's Bundesliga side want to sign 2 Arsenal defenders

VfB Stuttgart are looking to sign Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos as well as Konstantinos Mavropanos, according to a report.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta instructs players at drinks break during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on June 25, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

2 forwards dropped, disaster defender to start: Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Sheffield United

Arsenal face Sheffield United in their FA Cup quarter-final on Sunday, after a midweek Premier League win over Southampton.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Hector Bellerin embraces Gabriel Martinelli and Lucas Torreira of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Good news and bad: Arsenal injury updates ahead of Southampton clash

Ahead of Arsenal's game against Southampton on Thursday the club has issued some good and bad news in terms of injured players.
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.

Senior Arsenal star expects to leave the club this summer

Sokratis Papastathopoulos is expecting to move on from Arsenal this summer, according to a report, after just two years with the club.

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.

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.
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.
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.

Arsenal defender could leave this summer: Currently considering his options

Sokratis Papastathopoulos could leave Arsenal at the end of the campaign, and he's considering his options ahead of the summer, according to a report.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta is seen ahead of the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Portsmouth and Arsenal at Fratton Park stadium in Portsmouth, southern England, on March 2, 2020.

Arsenal to undergo another major clearout this summer

Arsenal are expected to undergo yet another major clearout this summer to make way for the players Mikel Arteta wants to bring in to form his own squad.
Daily Mail, 3 March 2020

Arsenal Tuesday briefing: Mari threat, Admirable Nelson, bothering Troy Deeney & more

Arsenal beat Portsmouth in the FA Cup on Monday evening so with most of the news centering around that, let's look at the stories doing the rounds today.
Sead Kolasinac of Arsenal leaves the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal give update on significant injury - Plus team news for Olympiacos clash

Sead Kolasinac picked up a significant shoulder injury against Everton at the weekend, according to the latest Arsenal team news update.
Olympiakos' French midfielder Mathieu Valbuena (L) vies with Arsenal's Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos (R) during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg football match between Olympiakos and Arsenal at the Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus, near Athens, on February 20, 2020.

Sokratis explains the cause of Arsenal's defensive improvement

Sokratis Papastathopoulos gives much of the credit for the recent defensive improvement at Arsenal to head coach Mikel Arteta.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 27: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal arrives at the stadium prior to the FA Cup Fourth Round match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 27, 2020 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal Team News: 2 back, 2 new injury doubts, positive update on Kieran Tierney

Mesut Özil and Lucas Torreira are available again, after missing the Olympiacos clash, plus there's news on Hector Bellerin's situation.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 06: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal heads towards goal during the FA Cup Third Round match between Arsenal FC and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium on January 06, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal defender ready to return to the squad for Monday's game

Sokratis Papastathopoulos should be healthy again by the time Arsenal travel to Bournemouth on Monday, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Referee Mike Dean in action on his 500th Premier League match during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Sheffield United at Emirates Stadium on January 18, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Mike Dean robbed Arsenal in October against Sheffield United too

When Arsenal played Sheffield United back in October, 76% of fans believed Mike Dean robbed us of a penalty, something he did again when the sides met this weekend.

Arsenal could still sell senior defender despite Chambers injury

Arsenal might still sell Shkodran Mustafi this month even though Calum Chambers will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Bernd Leno of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal FC at Carrow Road on December 01, 2019, in Norwich, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

3 Arsenal players make Teams of the Week after United win

Three of the Arsenal defensive unit made the WhoScored or BBC Teams of the Week after a clean sheet against Manchester United on Wednesday.
via @Arsenal

5 players return to training ahead of Manchester United

Xhaka, Holding, Martinelli, Sokratis and Ceballos all joined first-team training ahead of Arsenal's clash with Manchester United on Wednesday.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R)bcelebrates scoring his team's first goal with Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli during their UEFA Europa league Group F football match between Arsenal and Eintracht Frankfurt at the Emirates stadium in London on November 28, 2019. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images)

2 big injury doubts for Arsenal ahead of Chelsea match

Arsenal host Chelsea in what will be Mikel Arteta's first home game as Arsenal head coach so who's fit and who's not?