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.

William Saliba on his friendly debut against MK Dons (Photo via David Price on Twitter)

Will William Saliba be available for Arsenal vs West Ham?

Mikel Arteta surprised everybody by starting Gabriel vs Fulham, leaving Saliba out of the squad, so will the 19yo defender play vs West Ham?
William Saliba on his friendly debut against MK Dons (Photo via David Price on Twitter)

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?
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Salah Oulad M’Hand and tolaji Bola of Arsenal during the Arsenal U23 training session at London Colney on August 17, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

More than you’d think: How many deals have Arsenal agreed so far?

The transfer window for the 20/21 season is in full swing so how many deals have Arsenal agreed so far? More than you'd think...
William Saliba on his friendly debut against MK Dons (Photo via David Price on Twitter)

Saliba has a decision to make after France u20 call-up

William Saliba is in a difficult situation, once again, after a call-up from the France u20 team for their match against Paris FC on September 4th.
William Saliba on his friendly debut against MK Dons (Photo via David Price on Twitter)

4 Arsenal players who caught the eye in MK Dons friendly

Arsenal won their first pre-season friendly 4-1 against MK Dons on Tuesday, as they prepare for the weekend Community Shield match.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 13, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal announce Lewis, sign Akinola & receive Saliba warning

Arsenal have announced George Lewis, signed Tim Akinola, been given a warning about William Saliba expectations while Arsene Wenger wants another job
Raul Sanllehi, Mikel Arteta, Edu and Vinai Venkatesham (Photo via Arsenal)

How does Raul Sanllehi’s ‘finest hour’ at Arsenal look now?

Raul Sanllehi has gone from Arsenal, his departure announced on a Saturday at high noon, so how does the summer 2019 window, after which he was hailed as a transfer whizz, look now?
Dani Ceballos takes a corner in an Arsenal training session with William Saliba in the background (Photo via Stuart MacFarlane)

Arsenal fans spot summer signing in full training for the first time

Arsenal fans spotted William Saliba in training pictures ahead of the FA Cup final, as the club's summer signing finally joins up with his new teammates.
William Saliba chanting with the crowd after the game (Photo via Saint-Etienne on Twitter)

Saliba returns to France for cup final and to say goodbye

William Saliba is back with Saint-Etienne for the Coupe de France final and a farewell to his teammates, before 'discovering another world' with Arsenal.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 13, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Saliba joins training at Arsenal after returning from loan

William Saliba is back training with Arsenal in London after his loan spell with Saint-Etienne, though he's doing individual sessions at the moment.
Bukayo Saka modelling the new Arsenal 2020/21 shirt (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal show faith in their young players with 2 major shirt number changes

William Saliba and Bukayo Saka both got new shirt numbers on Thursday, after Arsenal released their 2020/21 Home Shirt.
William Saliba applauding the fans (Photo via Saliba on Instagram)

Defender says emotional goodbye to his old club as he prepares to join up...

William Saliba said an emotional goodbye to Saint-Etienne on Friday, as he prepares to leave the club and join up with Arsenal.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: William Saliba of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 13, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Saint-Etienne boss confirms William Saliba's status for their cup final

William Saliba won't play for Saint-Etienne in the Coupe de France final against Paris Saint-Germain later this month, according to head coach Claude Puel.
William Saliba against AS Monaco (Photo via Twitter)

William Saliba set to miss cup final as Arsenal and Saint-Etienne still can't agree

William Saliba won't play for Saint-Etienne in the Coupe de France final against Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports.
Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba gestures during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux and Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on October 20, 2019, at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP / Getty Images)

Conflicting reports over William Saliba Saint-Etienne loan extension

We still have no confirmation over whether William Saliba can play in the Coupe de France final for Saint-Etienne, with multiple conflicting reports in the media.
William Saliba applauding the fans (Photo via Saliba on Instagram)

No agreement as William Saliba's Saint-Etienne journey over

Arsenal and Saint-Etienne were unable to reach an agreement over William Saliba despite all parties seemingly wanting the teenager to play in the French cup final.

Arteta gives update on Saliba situation: Deal must be done today

Mikel Arteta says Arsenal and Saint-Etienne are still searching for an agreement for William Saliba to play in the Coupe de France final.
William Saliba against AS Monaco (Photo via Twitter)

Arsenal and Saint-Etienne reopen negotiations over Saliba loan extension

Arsenal are back in talks with Saint-Etienne over William Saliba featuring in the Coupe de France final, but the Gunners are holding firm in their stance.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 13, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta worries about the pressure being put on Arsenal 19-year-old

Mikel Arteta is looking forward to working with William Saliba, praising his attitude and mentality, but also urges patience in our expectations.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: William Saliba of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 13, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Why Arsenal could make surprising u-turn to keep player happy

There's still a chance William Saliba returns to Saint-Etienne for the Coupe de France final despite their falling out with Arsenal, according to reports.
William Saliba after signing for Arsenal from St. Etienne (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal confirm William Saliba will not play again for Saint-Etienne

Arsenal have confirmed that William Saliba will not play for Saint-Etienne despite it seeming like the two clubs might find an agreement to let him play in French cup final.
William Saliba back in training via ASSE

Mikel Arteta gives his stance on William Saliba extending his loan

Arsenal have an agreement with Saint-Etienne for William Saliba to play in the Coupe de France final next month, according to Mikel Arteta.
William Saliba applauding the fans (Photo via Saliba on Instagram)

How much will Arsenal pay their £27m signing per week?

Arsenal signed William Saliba last summer but he will arrive ahead of the new season as an actual new player and he isn't coming cheap.
William Saliba (Photo via Saint-Etienne on Twitter)

Saint-Etienne boss still hoping for William Saliba loan extension

William Saliba will return to Arsenal on June 30th as things stand, but Claude Puel and Saint-Etienne are still hoping to keep him for one last match.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: William Saliba of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 13, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Premier League agreement determines whether Saliba can play for Arsenal this season

William Saliba can't play for Arsenal this season due to a 'sporting integrity' agreement between the Premier League clubs.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Trae Coyle of Arsenal during the friendly match between Arsenal and Brentford at Emirates Stadium on June 10, 2020. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

4 Arsenal youngsters make Golden Boy longlist

Trae Coyle, Gabriel Martinelli, Bukayo Saka and William Saliba are all on the latest longlist of Golden Boy nominees for 2020.
Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba gestures during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux and Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on October 20, 2019, at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP / Getty Images)

Arsenal could face legal battle over €2.5m Saliba clause

Arsenal could be set for a legal battle over a bonus clause in their contract with Saint-Etienne for the transfer of William Saliba, according to reports in France.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 13, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Saint-Etienne boss backs William Saliba to quickly become nailed-on Arsenal starter

Saint-Etienne boss Claude Puel thinks William Saliba is the right player for Arsenal, and he can quickly make himself a starter at the club.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 13, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Clarification on Saliba situation: Return to Arsenal and whether he can play this season

William Saliba will now return to Arsenal after the cancellation of Ligue 1, but he can't play for Arsenal this season, according to reports.
Marseille's Argentinian forward Dario Benedetto (L) vies for the ball with Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba (R) during the French L1 football match between Saint-Etienne (ASSE) and Marseille (OM) on February 5, 2020, at the Geoffroy Guichard Stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP)

William Saliba leads Europe's top-5 leagues in this encouraging statistic

William Saliba didn't commit a single foul from an attempted tackle in Ligue 1 this season, giving him a unique record among Europe's top five leagues.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: William Saliba of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 13, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

French media provide update on Saliba's chances to feature with Arsenal this season

William Saliba can't play for Arsenal this season but could train with his new teammates after the cancellation of Ligue 1, according to reports in France.
William Saliba chanting with the crowd after the game (Photo via Saint-Etienne on Twitter)

Keep, sell or loan again: What Arsenal should do with each of their loanees...

It's now just a couple of months until the end of the season, so this week I thought I'd have an early look at what Arsenal should do with each of their loanees this summer.
William Saliba with Saint-Etienne against Bordeaux (Photo via Asse.fr)

Arsenal's Saliba involved in VAR incident as he helps 10-man Saint-Etienne to a draw

After reaching the Coupe de France final in midweek, William Saliba and Saint-Etienne faced Bordeaux back in Ligue 1 at the weekend.
The Saint-Etienne squad celebrating their semi-final win (Photo via Saint-Etienne on Twitter)

Saliba helps Saint-Etienne reach cup final: Match report and quotes from the player

William Saliba helped Saint-Etienne progress to the final of the Coupe de France on Thursday, despite a first-half mistake.
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 / Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee William Saliba was a 'rock' in defence against Olympique Lyonnais

William Saliba continued his increasingly positive run of form against Lyon on Sunday, but he still ended up on the losing side of the derby.
Epinal's French defender David Luvualu (L) vies with Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba during the French Cup quarter-final football match between SAS Epinal and AS Saint-Etienne at Marcel Picot stadium in Tomblaine, northeastern France on February 13, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP)

Arsenal loanee wins MOTM award with strong display: Match report and video highlights

William Saliba put in a Man of the Match performance against Stade de Reims in a draw for Saint-Etienne over the weekend.
Montpellier's French defender Junior Sambia (L) fights for the ball with Saint-Etienne's French midfielder Jean-Eudes Aholou (C) and Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba (R) during the French L1 football match between Montpellier (MHSC) and Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on February 9, 2020 at the Mosson stadium in Montpellier, southern France.

Saliba & St-Etienne situation worsens with another defeat

William Saliba was helpless to prevent Saint-Etienne slipping to another defeat over the weekend, this time succumbing to Stade Brestois.
Marseille's Argentinian forward Dario Benedetto (L) vies for the ball with Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba (R) during the French L1 football match between Saint-Etienne (ASSE) and Marseille (OM) on February 5, 2020, at the Geoffroy Guichard Stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP)

Mikel Arteta has already spoken to Arsenal loan defender about next season

Mikel Arteta has already held talks with Arsenal loan defender William Saliba about the player's role in the team next season, according to reports.
Montpellier's French defender Junior Sambia (L) fights for the ball with Saint-Etienne's French midfielder Jean-Eudes Aholou (C) and Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba (R) during the French L1 football match between Montpellier (MHSC) and Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on February 9, 2020 at the Mosson stadium in Montpellier, southern France.

William Saliba provides update on his fitness and answers question on Arsenal

William Saliba believes he's still getting back to full fitness, and he's focusing fully on Saint-Etienne until the end of the season.
Saint-Etienne's French defender William Saliba gestures during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux and Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on October 20, 2019, at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP / Getty Images)

William Saliba a 'bright spot' amid a St Etienne mess says French journalist

William Saliba put in another impressive performance for his side against Montpellier but itw as not enough to stop them going down 1-0 on Sunday.