Tag: Southampton

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 05: Theo Walcott of Everton looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Everton and Preston North End at Goodison Park on September 05, 2020 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Theo Walcott close to Southampton return

Theo Walcott got his first few league minutes for Everton at the weekend but the former Arsenal man is close to a move back to Southampton.
Folarin Balogun (Photo via Instagram / FolarinBalogun67)

Southampton and Brentford join race for highly-rated Arsenal talent set for summer exit

Southampton and Brentford are reportedly in the race for Arsenal academy striker Folarin Balogun, who looks likely to leave the club this summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Cedric of Southampton arrives at the ground ahead of the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Southampton FC at Selhurst Park on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

How much is this 'free' agent actually costing Arsenal?

Cedric Soares has yet to feature for Arsenal despite signing on loan in January but the club have already confirmed he will become a permanent player for the club on a 'long-term' deal, so how much will he cost?
Arsenal's English striker Eddie Nketiah celebrates after he scores the team's first goal 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 Mike Hewitt / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal ensure Premier League survival with Southampton win

Arsenal picked up all three points at the home of the side with the worst home record in the league, thus ensuring they are able to play Premier League football next season.
PERTH, SCOTLAND - MARCH 01: Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster looks on during the Scottish Cup Quarter final match between St Johnstone and Celtic at McDiarmid Park on March 01, 2020 in Perth, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

32yo becomes Arsenal and Chelsea target after impressing at Celtic

Arsenal and Chelsea are said to be considering a move for Southampton's Fraser Forster after the keeper impressed on loan with Celtic.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Arsenal unveil new signing Cedric Soares at London Colney on January 30, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Southampton didn’t understand Arsenal move for Soares

Southampton could hardly believe the late Arsenal approach for Cedric Soares, as they expected him to leave for free in the summer.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Arsenal unveil new signing Cedric Soares at London Colney on January 30, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

New Arsenal signing admits he almost joined a few years ago

Cedric Soares joined Arsenal from Southampton this morning, on an initial loan deal until the end of the season.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Cedric of Southampton celebrates during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at St Mary's Stadium on January 18, 2020, in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

"It's better to go": Southampton boss gives transfer update on Arsenal target

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl says the club will let Cedric Soares leave this month, amid strong links with a move to Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Cedric of Southampton arrives at the ground ahead of the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Southampton FC at Selhurst Park on January 21, 2020, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Arsenal aiming to complete second loan signing today: The details

Arsenal are trying to complete the loan signing of Cedric Soares from Southampton today, with the option to make it permanent in the summer.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Cedric of Southampton celebrates during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at St Mary's Stadium on January 18, 2020, in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

David Ornstein confirms Arsenal closing in on second loan signing

Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Southampton full-back Cedric Soares, according to reports, hoping to complete the signing this month.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Cedric of Southampton celebrates during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at St Mary's Stadium on January 18, 2020, in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Arsenal looking at late move for Premier League full-back

Arsenal are considering a late move for Southampton full-back Cedric Soares in the January transfer window, according to reports.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 224: Southampton shambles signals the end… surely?

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita talk through the latest horrible home game, the unbearable numbness of equalising, and...

Damning graph shows Arsenal’s decline under Unai Emery

Fewer things put into focus the decline of Arsenal as an attacking force than a graph published over the weekend by David Wall.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Southampton FC at Emirates Stadium on November 23, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Player ratings vs Southampton: Dire team performance despite some positive individual showings

Arsenal put in another dismal performance in a 2-2 draw with relegation candidates Southampton on Saturday, and they were very lucky not to lose.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Southampton FC at Emirates Stadium on November 23, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Harriet Lander/Getty Images)

Unai Emery’s unbelievable comments show he doesn’t understand Arsenal at all

As Unai Emery met with the press after Arsenal's game on Saturday, quotes started to emerge on Twitter with one claiming he'd said "The...
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.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 09: Ralph Hasenhuttl, Manager of Southampton looks on prior to the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Everton FC at St Mary's Stadium on November 09, 2019 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Southampton boss calls on his players to be ‘nastier’ against Arsenal

Southampton's boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has called on his side to be 'nastier' against Arsenal when they rock up at the Emirates.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal reacts 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)

Tierney and Bellerin finally set to start a league game together: Predicted lineup vs...

Arsenal face Southampton at the Emirates Stadium as the Premier League returns this weekend after the international break.

Arsenal midfielder ruled out of Southampton clash

Dani Ceballos is set to miss out on the visit of Southampton this weekend, as his hamstring injury hasn't yet cleared up.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 27: Mario Lemina of Southampton shoots during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and West Ham United at St Mary's Stadium on December 27, 2018, in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Arsenal, United and Leicester all interested in £18m deal for Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina

Arsenal, Manchester United and Leicester City are all interested in a deal for Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina, which will cost at least £18m.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur reacts with Granit Xhaka of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 19, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

Arsenal try to lure man who found Dele Alli as new Sporting Director

Arsenal are one of a number of clubs who are seriously interested in bringing in RB Leipzig's Paul Mitchell to work as their new sporting director.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Return of the Ozil, BATE, Southampton, tactics, Hleb, Monchi, transfers, the Spanish connection &...

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew analyses wins against BATE & Southampton, looks at the impact of our tactical shift,...
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal battles for possession with Nathan Redmond of Southampton during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Southampton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal stars make Premier League Team of the Week

Two Arsenal stars made it into WhoScored's Premier League Team of the Week for the most recent round of fixtures, after the team's victory over Southampton on Sunday.
Arsenal's Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan (L) celebrates with Arsenal's Swiss defender Stephan Lichtsteiner after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 24, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / AFP / Getty Images)

Mkhitaryan scores and assists but this teammate was excellent: Player ratings vs Southampton

Arsenal kept their winning run in Premier League home games going with a 2-0 victory over Southampton on Sunday, lifting them back into the top four.

Unai Emery to make 4 changes: Predicted Arsenal lineup vs Southampton

After progressing to the last-16 of the Europa League in midweek, Arsenal return to Premier League action on Sunday, hosting Southampton at the Emirates Stadium.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Love Arsenal? Podcast summarising all matches since Qarabag, a New Year's forward-looking assessment, and...

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is back from overseas (and Norfolk) and wants to take stock. He rounds up the...

Wenger scout thought Celtic & Liverpool star ‘too nonchalant’ in shocking decision

Arsenal’s former chief scout, Steve Rowley, advised the club not to sign Virgil van Dijk when he was at Celtic because he thought the player was ‘too nonchalant’.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 1, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Early team news: Arsenal get double boost ahead of Southampton game

Arsenal will welcome Aaron Ramsey back into the squad for the game against Southampton while Mesut Ozil is also expected to feature.

Arsenal kit for Southampton clash confirmed

Ahead of Arsenal's Premier League clash with Southampton on Sunday, the official league Twitter account have confirmed which kit Unai Emery's side will wear.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 10: Danny Ings of Southampton reacts during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Watford FC at St Mary's Stadium on November 10, 2018 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Southampton get double injury boost ahead of Arsenal clash

Arsenal might have thought they’d get to face a Shane Long-less Southampton given the terror the little idiot tends to wreak against us, but he’s back in the squad along with Danny Ings.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on November 3, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

What Arsenal's post-international break record means for Bournemouth clash

Saturday's Daily Telegraph Sport put together a ranking of the big six sides by their win percentage after an international break, so let's take a look at where Arsenal fit in.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 06: James Maddison of Norwich City shows appreciation to the fans after the The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Norwich City and Chelsea at Carrow Road on January 6, 2018 in Norwich, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Arsenal in 'tug of war' with Tottenham Hotspur for exciting £25m 21-year-old

Six Premier League clubs are in a battle for Norwich City attacking midfielder James Maddison's signature this summer, according to reports.
Referee Andre Marriner (L) has words with Arsenal's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 8, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK /

7 examples proving Arsenal need VAR despite vote against it

The Premier League have rejected the introduction of VAR next season, instead opting for further testing in the cup competitions.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Podcast: Wilshere's current struggles, Mustafi's defensive gambles

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen and Helen review Arsenal's recent wins over CSKA Moscow and Southampton. They also discuss Wilshere's...
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 2nd Arsenal goal with Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Duo dropped and injury impact: Arsenal’s predicted 4-2-3-1 for meaningless Southampton game

Arsenal go into their game on Sunday against Southampton knowing that there is little to play for in this match.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Podcast episode 141: Laughing at Stoke who are going down with the Baggies

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita enjoy watching Arsenal help Stoke towards relegation despite being rubbish for 65...

Bookmakers favour surprising candidate to sign Shaw from Manchester United this summer

Luke Shaw is edging closer to the exit at Manchester United, based on his expiring contract and poor relationship with Jose Mourinho, but who could he join next?
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Mario Lemina of Marseille climbs on Olivier Giroud of Arsenal during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Arsenal and Olympique de Marseille at Emirates Stadium on November 26, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Liverpool eye strong 6ft midfielder ‘flattered’ by Arsenal interest, Gunners need him

Arsenal are still interested in signing summer target Mario Lemina, who ended up moving to Southampton for €17m last year, but Liverpool are now also reportedly chasing the midfielder.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 25: Granit Xhaka, Laurent Koscielny, Aaron Ramsey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal look dejected during the Carabao Cup Final between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on February 25, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Shocking stat proves Arsenal are worst team in Europe in key area

Just in case Arsenal fans were in any doubt over whether their football team had been replaced by a gang of disgruntled clowns, this latest stat proves it.

Arsenal blue kit choice explained

The curse of the blue kit struck again on Thursday, as Arsenal lost 2-1 to Östersunds FK, but why were the team wearing it at home in the first place?