Tag: William Gallas

William Gallas played for Arsenal Football Club. The former French defender joined Arsenal from Chelsea in 2006. Gallas left Arsenal for Tottenham in 2010 on a free transfer. In total, he made 142 appearances for Arsenal and scored 17 goals. The former Arsenal Captain wore the number 10 shirt for Arsenal. He was born on August 17, 1977. Gallas retired as a footballer in 2014.

Former Arsenal captain wants Arteta replaced with worse manager

William Gallas thinks Arsenal should sack Mikel Arteta and hire Patrick Vieira who has just been sacked himself.
COBHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Willian of Chelsea arrives for a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League Group H match against Lille OSC at Chelsea Training Ground on December 09, 2019 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

How many players moved from Chelsea to Arsenal before Willian?

Willian is now an Arsenal player but how many players have moved from Chelsea to Arsenal over the years?

Are Arsenal cursed?

With Laurent Koscielny refusing to travel with Arsenal to the USA on pre-season tour, it’s time to ask – Is the club and their captains cursed?

Former Gunner suggests Arsenal should replace Özil who 'only plays when he wants'

Former Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur defender William Gallas thinks Mesut Özil only turns up when he feels like it, and Unai Emery may well end up selling him as a result.
London, UNITED KINGDOM: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II meets with Arsenal football team members (from L) Kolo Toure, William Gallas, Manuel Almunia, Philippe Senderos and captain Thierry Henry (R) at Buckingham Palace, 15 February 2007. Queen Elizabeth II hosted Arsenal footballers in a teatime fixture at Buckingham Palace 15 February to make up for her having to forfeit opening their new ground last November because of a bad back. The 80-year-old monarch invited the English Premiership club's players and staff to the palace for a tour of the State Apartments before their gathering in the Bow Room. Gunners captain Thierry Henry, the club's record goal scorer, swapped his red and white kit for a smart dark suit and tie for the occasion. AFP PHOTO / PA / Fiona Hanson

Arsenal fans don't take former player's comments well

Isn’t it hilarious! Big Phil Senderos had panic attacks before he had to face Didier Drogba, no wonder he was such a shit defender. Absolute state of him!
Arsenal's French defender William Gallas during a training session at the club's complex in London Colney, on March 30, 2010. Arsenal are to play Barcelona in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League Wednesday. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal fans rage at former player after 'spicy' comments

Arsenal fans aren't happy with William Gallas, after the former defender's comments about the team in their 3-0 defeat to Manchester City.

It's in his head: Former Arsenal man admits Lacazette fears

William Gallas is worried about Alexandre Lacazette, after Arsene Wenger named the Frenchman on the bench for a second Premier League match in a row.

Fans completely split whether £30m defender would be a good Arsenal signing

Some Arsenal fans are confused by the rumours linking the Gunners with Chelsea defender David Luiz, but others are arguing that it makes sense.
Arsenal's French defender William Gallas during a training session at the club's complex in London Colney, on March 30, 2010. Arsenal are to play Barcelona in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League Wednesday. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

No surprise as former Chelsea, Arsenal & Spurs man picks his favourite London club

William Gallas says Chelsea are his favourite London side, despite playing for Arsenal and Tottenham as well.
Arsenal's French defender William Gallas during a training session at the club's complex in London Colney, on March 30, 2010. Arsenal are to play Barcelona in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League Wednesday. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal and Chelsea defender reveals what supporters did on his deubt for the...

William Gallas claims that he was surprised when Arsenal supporters applauded him rather than booed him on his debut for the Gunners against Middlesbrough.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 22: William Gallas of Arsenal celebrates scoring the third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Portsmouth at the Emirates Stadium on August 22, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Gallas on losing Arsenal captaincy & why Chelsea were better

William Gallas has talked to FourFourTwo about his time in London, at Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea and losing the Arsenal captaincy.

10 players that Arsenal stood by who showed no loyalty in return

With rumours once again circulating that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could be Liverpool-bound this summer, Arsenal have every right to feel aggrieved.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium on May 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Top 5 biggest Arsenal traitors

With Alexis Sanchez potentially set to force a move away from Arsenal this summer or leave on a free next year, we look back at Arsenal's top five traitors.

Former Arsenal captain: It will take 2 years to see what Lacazette can do

William Gallas has urged everyone to give Alexandre Lacazette a couple of years to settle into the Premier League before judging him.
Arsenal's French defender William Gallas during a training session at the club's complex in London Colney, on March 30, 2010. Arsenal are to play Barcelona in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League Wednesday. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gallas: This is why Tottenham will not succeed in Champions League

Former Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham defender William Gallas says the Spurs side are "too young for the Champions League" next season and believes they could struggle.

OTD Arsenal defender hands in transfer request after bust-up with teammate

On 13 April 2009, Kolo Toure demanded a transfer following a falling out with Arsenal teammate at the time, William Gallas.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 22: William Gallas of Arsenal celebrates scoring the third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Portsmouth at the Emirates Stadium on August 22, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal captain: Wenger is stubborn, he’ll stay

Former Arsenal captain (urgh) William Gallas believes that Arsene Wenger is too stubborn and because of that, and his love for the club, he will stay at Arsenal.
Arsenal's French defender William Gallas during a training session at the club's complex in London Colney, on March 30, 2010. Arsenal are to play Barcelona in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League Wednesday. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gallas – This is why I prefer Mouinho to Wenger

William Gallas has explained one of the differences between Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger when it comes to the pair on the training ground and it’s pretty much as you would expect.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 22: William Gallas of Arsenal celebrates scoring the third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Portsmouth at the Emirates Stadium on August 22, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Gallas explains the difference between Manchester United manager and Arsene Wenger

William Gallas, loved by nobody, believes that the main difference between Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho is that the latter wants to win every game, implying that the Arsenal manager does not.

Watch: Former Chelsea and Tottenham defender explains how he became no.10 at Arsenal

William Gallas was on the new SFR Sport show 'Le Vestiaire' (the dressing room) chatting to other former players and he explained why he took the famous no.10 at Arsenal.

Samir Nasri explains why Wenger can’t compete with Manchester City or Chelsea

Samir Nasri, William Gallas and Damien Comolli have been speaking about Arsene Wenger.