Tag: Steven Gerrard

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Drunk on Arsenal debut: The rise and fall of Jermaine Pennant

The rise and fall of Jermaine Pennant, a tale of unfulfilled potential, off-field issues, and a squandered talent in the world of football.
Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the London Stadium, in London on April 16, 2023. - West Ham United equalised 2 - 2 against Arsenal.(Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)

Martin Odegaard turned down Liverpool move after Gerrard tour

Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard once turned down Liverpool, his boyhood club, after receiving a tour from Steven Gerrard.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his side's first goal with teammate Philippe Coutinho and Boubacar Kamara during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on August 31, 2022. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Summer Arsenal target remains on transfer shortlist for January

Douglas Luiz remains on Arsenal's shortlist for the January transfer window, according to Fabrizio Romano, with no decisions made yet.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa passes the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021. (Photo by James Chance / Getty Images)

Manager gives contract update on January Arsenal target

Steven Gerrard has given an update on Douglas Luiz's contract situation amid reports that Arsenal are planning another bid for the midfielder in January.
Aston Villas midfielder Douglas Luiz looks eyes the ball during the friendly football match between Stade Rennais and Aston Villa, at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes, western France on July 30, 2022. (Photo by Damien Meyer / AFP) (Photo by DAMIEN MEYER/AFP via Getty Images)

Gerrard tried to calm Douglas Luiz after Villa rejected Arsenal bid

Steven Gerrard says he had a face-to-face chat with Douglas Luiz to explain Aston Villa's position after they rejected deadline-day bids for him from Arsenal.
Aston Villa's English head coach Steven Gerrard gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and West Ham Utd at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on August 28, 2022. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)

Steven Gerrard concerned he will be sacked after Arsenal defeat

Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard is concerned he could be sacked after losing to Arsenal at the Emirates on Wednesday night and things aren't likely to improve this weekend.
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND: Glen Kamara of Rangers looks on as he warms up prior to the UEFA Europa League group A match between Rangers FC and Olympique Lyon at Ibrox Stadium on September 16, 2021. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Glen Kamara targeted with jeers because he was racially abused

Former Gunner Glen Kamara was booed by Sparta Prague fans and ended up being sent off during Rangers' Europa League clash on Thursday night.
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New contracts & positions: Arsenal news this week

All the Arsenal news from this week rounded up in bitesize-chunks, filtering out the noise and nonsense to bring you pure news.
Glen Kamara

Steven Gerrard says Arsenal academy graduate Glen Kamara was a bargain for Rangers

Rangers signed Glen Kamara from Dundee FC for a fee of around £50,000 in the January transfer window, and Steven Gerrard says it's already looking like a bargain.

Cazorla admits he’s always looked up to Gerrard

Ahead of Villarreal's clash with Rangers on Thursday, Santi Cazorla admitted he's always looked up to Steven Gerrard.

Miller: Gerrard would only leave Rangers for Liverpool, United or Arsenal

Former Liverpool assistant manager Alex Miller thinks Steven Gerrard would only leave his job at Rangers if Arsenal, Liverpool or Manchester United come calling.

16-year-old cousin of Steven Gerrard scores as Arsenal scouts watch on

Arsenal are reportedly keeping an eye on Steven Gerrard's cousin, 16-year-old Bobby Duncan, who currently plays for Manchester City's youth side.

Effenburg: Gerrard is right about Ozil

Former Bayern Munich and Germany midfielder Stefan Effenburg believes that Steven Gerrard's assessment of Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil was correct.

Reaction following intense criticism of Ozil’s performance

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil came in for a lot of criticism for his performance against Stoke City in Saturday evening's defeat at the Britannia Stadium.

Wenger defends Ozil from Gerrard and Keown criticism

Arsene Wenger has defended Mesut Ozil after his performance against Stoke.

Steven Gerrard claims Arsenal have best attack in the league

Steven Gerrard says that the Gunners have the best attack in the Premier League.

Steven Gerrard takes easy option and tears into Mesut Ozil

Steven Gerrard has claimed that Mesut Özil is a liability away from home for the Gunners.
Thierry Henry

Steven Gerrard: Thierry Henry would cost £200m in today’s market

Liverpool legend, Steven Gerrard, reckons that Thierry Henry would cost £200m in today's transfer market.

Gerrard: I think Lacazette will be a great signing for Arsenal

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard believes that Alexandre Lacazette will be a good signing for Arsenal.

Steven Gerrard: Defence is Arsenal’s weakness

Steven Gerrard has identified Arsenal’s defence as their weak point after their 4-3 opening day win against Leicester.

Gerrard reveals how he convinced Suarez to reject Arsenal

Steven Gerrard has talked about how he got Luis Suarez to stay at Liverpool instead of joining Arsenal in 2013.

Oxlade-Chamberlain: I’ve always wanted to be Steven Gerrard

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has perhaps revealed more about why he wants to take up a permanent central role so badly.
Thierry Henry

Henry & Gerrard agree Arsenal will miss out on top 4

Thierry Henry has revealed that he can't see Arsenal finishing in the top four this season.

Wenger praises Gerrard’s loyalty to Liverpool

Arsene Wenger is the latest sports personality to praise Steven Gerrard following his retirement from football at the age of 36.

Embarrassment for Liverpool and Chelsea legends left out of MLS squad to face Arsenal

When Arsenal travel to the States in pre-season they will play an MLS All Star team that will *not* feature either Steven Gerrard or Frank Lampard.

Gerrard: Ozil’s so good it’s frightening

Steven Gerrard said has admitted that Mesut Ozil is so good it's both scary and frightening. Wow. Ozil's been on another level this season. He's beating...

Gerrard: Suarez never wanted Arsenal move

Former Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard has revealed that although Arsenal did turn the head of ex-teammate Luis Suarez, he never really wanted the move. The...

Gerrard reveals he would invite Wenger to dinner

Steven Gerrard has admitted that one of his ultimate dinner guests would be Arsene Wenger. However, the reasoning behind the former Liverpool captain's choice isn't...

Gerrard aimed to compete with Arsenal legend

by Lewis Ambrose His Premier League career as a player is over, but there is surely plenty to come from Steven Gerrard in the future...

Aaron Ramsey is aiming for the top

by Lewis Ambrose First came Patrick Vieira and Roy Keane, a monumental battle between two midfielders each year. Those two Goliaths of midfield were replaced by...

Wenger praises Steven Gerrard's loyalty

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday ahead of his side's showdown on Sunday against Manchester united. With Steven Gerrard getting ready to slip...

Calls made to troll Liverpool captain at FA Cup final

There are shenanigans afoot. Arsenal and Aston Villa fans are concocting a plot to sing 'happy birthday' to Liverpool's Steven Gerrard at Wembley in the...

Suarez: Gerrard told me not to join Arsenal

Remember when Luis Suarez was splashed all over the papers begging Liverpool to let him leave for Arsenal? Now he tells a different story.

Top 10 Arsenal goals v Liverpool

I hate the international break. It bores me. I can’t get that excited about international football when it’s basically just a 'bigger' nation comfortably beating a...

Happy Endings

Following a reckless action in the weekend's game between Liverpool and Man United, we look at why Arsenal may suffer as a result of Steven Gerrard's ban.