Tag: William Saliba

William Saliba is currently on loan with Saint-Étienne from Arsenal Football Club. The French defender arrived at Arsenal in 2019 from Saint-Étienne. Saliba was born on March 24, 2001.

Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (L) reacts during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on July 21, 2020. (Photo by Rui Vieira / POOL / AFP)

Unlikely Arsenal will renew senior star's contract this summer: Report

According to a report in the press, Arsenal will not be extending David Luiz's contract when his current deal expires this summer.
Nice's French defender William Saliba looks on during the French L1 football match between Nice and Bordeaux at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, on January 17, 2021. (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

William Saliba to get Arsenal chance as he continues to impress

Arsenal will give William Saliba a chance to stake a claim in the Arsenal team and the player is doing all he can to impress before he returns.
William Saliba of OGC Nice vs Stade de Reims - Ligue 1 Uber Eats - Nice - 11/04/2021. Norbert Scanella / PanoramiC

Arsenal’s Ligue 1 loanee wins another MOTM award

William Saliba won OGC Nice's Man of the Match award for his most recent performance against Stade de Reims this weekend.
PRESTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Jordi Osei-Tutu challenges Sean Maguire of Preston North End during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Cardiff City at Deepdale on October 18, 2020. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Arsenal loan watch: 9 feature, 4 return from injuries

Nine Arsenal loanees made appearances over the weekend, with four players returning from injuries to make their clubs' squads.
William Saliba in training with OGC Nice (Photo via Nice on Twitter)

"I'm not surprised": Bacary Sagna on Arsenal's treatment of William Saliba

Bacary Sagna isn't surprised with William Saliba's slow integration into the Arsenal squad, and he insists the loan to OGC Nice is not a bad thing.
William Saliba playing for OGC Nice against Paris Saint-Germain on 13th February 2021 (Photo via FEP / Panoramic)

Arsenal loanee tests positive for Covid-19

William Saliba has tested positive for Covid-19 and will have to isolate for the next 10 days, according to reports in France.
STUTTGART, GERMANY: Matheus Cunha of Hertha BSC is challenged by Konstantinos Mavropanos of VfB Stuttgart during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and Hertha BSC at Mercedes-Benz Arena on February 13, 2021. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Arsenal loan watch: Centre-backs catch the eye with starring performances

It was the centre-backs catching the eye in this weekend's Arsenal loan watch, with seven loanees featuring overall.
William Saliba playing for OGC Nice (Photo via Football.London)

"Impressive performance": Arsenal loanee stars again - should Arteta use him?

William Saliba impressed once again at the weekend, earning praise for his performance for OGC Nice in a 1-1 draw with Lorient.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (L) and Leeds United's English striker Patrick Bamford compete during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

2 Arsenal defenders rank best in Europe for this stat: Deserve more chances?

David Luiz and William Saliba are the top-two outfield players in Europe's top leagues for minutes played without being dribbled past.
William Saliba playing for OGC Nice against Paris Saint-Germain on 13th February 2021 (Photo via FEP / Panoramic)

William Saliba sends message to Arsenal with OGC Nice displays

William Saliba put in another strong individual performance on his loan spell as OGC Nice beat Nimes Olympique on Wednesday night.
William Saliba playing for OGC Nice against Paris Saint-Germain on 13th February 2021 (Photo via FEP / Panoramic)

Bizarre: William Saliba blocked from playing for Nice vs Marseille

William Saliba can't play for OGC Nice against Marseille on Wednesday night, because of when the fixture was initially scheduled to take place.
William Saliba playing for OGC Nice against Paris Saint-Germain on 13th February 2021 (Photo via FEP / Panoramic)

William Saliba impresses against PSG

William Saliba caught the eye with his performance for OGC Nice against PSG on Saturday, despite defeat to the reigning Ligue 1 champions.
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3 players Arsenal should have signed in January

There were 3 players Arsenal should have signed in January and the fact that they didn't might just cost them this season
Nice's French defender William Saliba looks on during the French L1 football match between Nice and Bordeaux at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, on January 17, 2021. (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

William Saliba opens up about Mikel Arteta plus Arsenal news roundup

All the Arsenal news and gossip we could find from around the internet, rounded up so you don't have to waste time searching
William Saliba in training with OGC Nice (Photo via Nice on Twitter)

William Saliba confirms Arsenal tried to recall him

Arsenal tried to recall William Saliba from Saint-Etienne in January 2020, according to the player himself.
William Saliba kicks the ball for OGC Nice against Lens on 23/01/2021. (Photo by Federico Pestellini / Panoramic)

William Saliba wins Player of the Month award with Nice

William Saliba has been voted OGC Nice's Player of the Month for January, making a strong start to his loan spell back in France.

Saliba, Mavropanos, Kolasinac: Midweek Arsenal loan watch

Five Arsenal loanees featured in midweek but none of them had very much luck with their respective teams.
Arsenal deals: Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard (L) gets instructions from Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (R) as he comes on as a substitute during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 30, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

4 in, 12 out, 3 renewals: Arsenal deals completed in January 2021

The January transfer window has now closed, so let's have a look at all the deals Arsenal completed.
William Saliba celebrates OGC Nice's win against Lens on 23/01/2021. (Photo by Federico Pestellini / Panoramic)

William Saliba praised by French media

William Saliba helped OGC Nice keep the first clean sheet of his loan spell with an encouraging performance on Saturday away to Lens.
Nice's French defender William Saliba (L) is challenged by Metz's French forward Thierry Ambrose during the French L1 football match between Football Club de Metz and OGC Nice at the Saint-Symphorien Stadium in Longeville-Les-Metz, eastern France on January 9, 2021. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP via Getty Images)

MOTM: Exiled William Saliba wins award in his 2nd appearance

William Saliba was voted OGC Nice's Man of the Match in his second game for the club on Saturday, a 1-1 draw with FC Metz.
Brest's French forward Franck Honorat (R) fights for the ball with Nice's French forward William Saliba during during the French L1 football match between Brest and OGC Nice at The Francis Le Ble Stadium, in Brest, western France, on January 6, 2021. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP via Getty Images)

Saliba’s loan debut for OGC Nice proves one thing for sure

William Saliba made his loan debut for OGC Nice on Wednesday night, putting in a solid performance in a poor team display.
WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND: William Saliba of Arsenal in action during the Papa John's Trophy Second Round match between AFC Wimbledon and Arsenal U21 at Plough Lane on December 08, 2020. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Saliba admits he wasn’t ready physically for Arsenal pre-season

William Saliba admits he wasn't quite at the right level physically during his pre-season friendly matches at Arsenal, which may have counted against him.
WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND: William Saliba of Arsenal in action during the Papa John's Trophy Second Round match between AFC Wimbledon and Arsenal U21 at Plough Lane on December 08, 2020. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

6 months or 18? Journalists clarifies Arsenal loan agreement

Sources close to William Saliba are denying reports in the French media that there's a strong possibility he'll extend his loan with OGC Nice.
William Saliba with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

No fee: Arsenal loan details emerge as Edu confirms player’s future

William Saliba will reportedly undergo a medical today (Monday) ahead of a move to Nice for the remainder of the season.
WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND: William Saliba of Arsenal in action during the Papa John's Trophy Second Round match between AFC Wimbledon and Arsenal U21 at Plough Lane on December 08, 2020. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Arsenal defender decision expected soon but player and club want different things

A decision on William Saliba's future is expected soon, with Arsenal and the player himself pushing for different options in January.
William Saliba with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

French defender’s agent travels to London for Arsenal meeting

William Saliba's agent, Djibril Niang, is in London for a scheduled meeting with Arsenal officials on his client's future, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Gabriel after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on September 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton - Pool/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s most expensive defenders compared to Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool made Virgil van Dijk the most expensive defender in history, so how do Arsenal's most expensive defenders compare?
William Saliba with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

William Saliba’s Arsenal future subject to conflicting reports

The French and English media are in disagreement over exactly what William Saliba wants to happen in January, as the transfer window edges closer.
William Saliba with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Edu explains the options for William Saliba in January

Arsenal technical director Edu admits they still need to make a decision on William Saliba but insists the player has a big future.
WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND: William Saliba of Arsenal in action during the Papa John's Trophy Second Round match between AFC Wimbledon and Arsenal U21 at Plough Lane on December 08, 2020. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

William Saliba hoping for January move within UK

William Saliba is hoping for a loan within the UK in January, to help speed up his adaptation process ahead of next season with Arsenal.
WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND: William Saliba of Arsenal in action during the Papa John's Trophy Second Round match between AFC Wimbledon and Arsenal U21 at Plough Lane on December 08, 2020. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Arteta expects a decision on Saliba’s future ‘soon’

Mikel Arteta says William Saliba is making great strides in his development with the club, ahead of a January decision on their next steps.
WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND: William Saliba of Arsenal in action during the Papa John's Trophy Second Round match between AFC Wimbledon and Arsenal U21 at Plough Lane on December 08, 2020. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal players suspended from games next season

William Saliba and Tim Akinola picked up red cards playing for the Arsenal u21s on Tuesday night, but the rules on suspensions are a little unusual in this case.
Gabriel Martinelli back in training with Arsenal (Photo via Twitter)

Martinelli, Sokratis & Saliba to play for u21s on Tuesday

Gabriel Martinelli, Sokratis Papastathopoulos and William Saliba will play for the Arsenal u21s against AFC Wimbledon in the EFL Trophy on Tuesday evening.
William Saliba with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Saliba keen on France loan but could still stay if he gets games

William Saliba is keen to return to France in the January transfer window, but could still choose to stay at Arsenal if Mikel Arteta starts to give him games.
William Saliba with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

William Saliba giving Mikel Arteta a headache with u23 performances

William Saliba is giving Mikel Arteta a real headache with his performances for the u23s and a decision will have to be made soon
Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele (C) fights for the ball with Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba (L) and Saint-Etienne's French defender Mathieu Debuchy during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on March 1, 2020 at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD / AFP)

William Saliba ‘welcome’ to come back to Saint Etienne

Mathieu Debuchy has said they would welcome William Saliba back to Saint Etienne as the youngster awaits his official Arsenal debut.
William Saliba with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Saliba was desperate for Saint-Etienne loan this summer

William Saliba was desperate to complete a loan move back to Saint-Etienne over the summer, according to his former teammate Loic Perrin.
William Saliba with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

AC Milan tried to buy William Saliba from Arsenal this summer

AC Milan wanted to sign William Saliba on a permanent deal over the summer, but Arsenal immediately rejected the request.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 28: William Saliba of Arsenal during the Arsenal training session ahead of the UEFA Europa League Group B stage match between Arsenal FC and Dundalk FC at London Colney on October 28, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Saint-Etienne have an advantage to sign Arsenal player in January

Saint-Etienne have an advantage in the race to sign William Saliba on loan in January, but AC Milan are also interested, according to a report.