Tag: Thomas Vermaelen

Thomas Vermaelen played for Arsenal Football Club. The Belgian defender joined Arsenal from Ajax in 2009 for £10m. Vermaelen left Arsenal for Barcelona in 2014 for £15m. In total, the former Arsenal Captain made 150 appearances and scored 15 goals. Vermaelen wore the number 5 shirt for Arsenal. He was born on November 14, 1985. Vermaelen currently plays for Vissel Kobe in Japan.

Former Arsenal captain not surprised by Francis Coquelin's success

Thomas Vermaelen has admitted that he's not shocked by Francis Coquelin's introduction to the first team. After injuries to Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini last season,...

Vermaelen: Arsenal don’t train like Barcelona

Thomas Vermaelen recently compared Barcelona's training style to former club Arsenal's in an interview with The Telegraph. According to the defender, the La Liga team...

Barcelona defender: I watched Arsenal's beautiful win over Leicester

Thomas Vermaelen admitted recently that he still watches Arsenal matches, despite now being a Barcelona player, and described our recent 2-1 win over Leicester...

Vermaelen is right to say he would celebrate against Arsenal

You know what, refusing to celebrate is one of the most ridiculous things in 'the modern game'. I am very much an advocate of modern...

Liverpool and Chelsea ‘fighting’ over former Arsenal captain

According to a report in the Spanish paper, Sport, Liverpool and Chelsea are fighting over Thomas Vermaelen after the player allegedly asked his agent...

Former Arsenal captain linked with Chelsea transfer bid after error

It's deadline day and a lot of nonsense will be flying around, so let's try and clear up some of it as we go...

Former captain says Barcelona share traits with Arsenal

After an entire year sidelined by injury, Thomas Vermaelen is finally embarking on a career at Barcelona. The former Arsenal captain has started in both...

Former Barcelona man hails Vermaelen's performances

Former Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen is finally fit and playing games again following a frustrating first year in Spain. The centre-half moved to Barcelona in...

Barcelona star admits former Arsenal man not '100%' yet

After Thomas Vermaelen scored his first goal for Barcelona against Malaga, his teammate Luis Enrique has praised the defender, admitting that he's not yet fully...

Watch: Former Arsenal star pleased with first goal away from north London

Vermaelen is pleased to be scoring finally for Barcelona.

Former Arsenal man admits he hasn't felt part of his team's success

by Nia Griffiths After Barcelona won the treble last season, including the Champion's League, many believed it was a little unfair that Thomas Vermaelen, who'd...

Ex-Arsenal defender told to hand back winner's medal

by Nia Griffiths Thomas Vermaelen has apparently been asked to hand back his Champion's League winner's medal due to not playing for Barcelona at all...

Wenger: I have to check his contract

Reports emerged this week that Arsenal were set to earn £3m should Barcelona win the Champions League this season due to the transfer of...

Wenger shows his genius again with Barcelona transfer

On Tuesday night Barcelona defeated Bayern Munich in the Champion's League and progressed to the final for the first time since 2011. While this news may...

Former Arsenal captain sent to psychologist

Thomas Vermaelen suffers latest set back and turns to psychologist for support.

Arsenal's new number five and what he has to live up to

Arsenal have handed their new boy, Gabriel, the number five shirt. We take a look at the last four players to wear that shirt.