Tag: William Saliba

William Saliba is an Arsenal defender.

The French defender arrived at Arsenal in 2019 from Saint-Étienne. Saliba was born on March 24, 2001.

CUIABA, BRAZIL: Gabriel Magalhães of Brazil celebrates with teammates after scoring the first goal of their team during a FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifier match between Brazil and Venezuela at Arena Pantanal on October 12, 2023. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)

Arsenal October international results

Now that the October international break is complete, let's take a look at how Arsenal's 15 internationals got on.

Arsenal 22yo named September Player of the Month

Bukayo Saka was named Arsenal's Player of the Month for September this week, after his involvement in six goals in five games.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: William Saliba of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Nottingham Forest at Emirates Stadium on August 12, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal starter has been carrying injury for 5+ games

William Saliba was carrying his current toe injury even before Arsenal played against Tottenham Hotspur, according to a report.
LIMA, PERU: Gabriel Magalhães (L) and Danilo of Brazil line up prior to a FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifier match between Peru and Brazil at Estadio Nacional de Lima on September 12, 2023. (Photo by Mariana Bazo/Getty Images)

15 Arsenal internationals’ October fixture list

15 Arsenal players have been called up for the October internationals, so let's take a look at their fixtures over the break.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Former Arsenal players David O'Leary (L) and Pat Rice look on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Arsenal star hailed as ‘Rolls Royce’ by Arsenal legend

David O'Leary, Arsenal's all-time record appearance holder, praises defender William Saliba and midfielder Declan Rice as key figures in the team's current form. He also speaks highly of manager Mikel Arteta and the club's atmosphere.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: William Saliba and Gabriel of Arsenal celebrate following their sides victory after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on October 08, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal players make Team of the Week for City win

Two Arsenal players have made it into multiple Teams of the Week after the Gunners' win over Manchester City on Sunday.
Manchester City's Norwegian striker #09 Erling Haaland (L) vies with Arsenal's French defender #02 William Saliba (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 8, 2023. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

William Saliba injury forces him out of France squad

William Saliba withdraws from the France squad to rest up at London Colney following a toe injury sustained during Arsenal's recent win over Manchester City.
Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder #11 Gabriel Martinelli (C) celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 8, 2023. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal pull off stunning win vs Manchester City despite refereeing controversies

Arsenal secure a crucial win over Manchester City, overcoming dubious officiating to further establish themselves as true title contenders.
Arsenal's French defender William Saliba (C) celebrates after a shot from Arsenal's Italian midfielder Jorginho ends up in the net, rebounding off Aston Villa's Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez for an own-goal during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 18, 2023. - Arsenal won the game 4-2. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)

Manchester United legend picks ‘top’ Saliba over Martinez

Rio Ferdinand prefers Arsenal's William Saliba over Manchester United's Lisandro Martinez. The article delves into the career trajectories of both defenders and what sets them apart.
LENS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 03: Arsenal Manager Mikel Arteta reacts during the UEFA Champions League match between RC Lens and Arsenal FC at Stade Bollaert-Delelis on October 03, 2023 in Lens, France. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

What they said: Managers and players react to Arsenal’s defeat at Lens

Key figures weigh in on Arsenal's disappointing 2-1 defeat to RC Lens in the Champions League. Arteta, Haise, Saliba, Nasri, Danso and Odegaard share their post-match thoughts.
Then Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta speaks during a press conference ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between GNK Dinamo Zagreb and Arsenal FC at Maksimir Stadium in Zagreb on September 15, 2015. (Photo by ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP via Getty Images)

5 hour delay for Arsenal sees Arteta taking questions by phone

Arsenal face a series of challenges as they prepare for their Champions League match against Lens, including a five-hour travel delay and last-minute changes to their pre-match plans.
Then Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta speaks during a press conference ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between GNK Dinamo Zagreb and Arsenal FC at Maksimir Stadium in Zagreb on September 15, 2015. (Photo by ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal prepare for ‘huge battle’ against Lens in Champions League encounter

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta talks about taking on Lens in France, with key players like Thomas Partey and Bukayo Saka rejoining the squad.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 12: William Saliba of France runs with the ball during the international friendly match between Germany and France at Signal Iduna Park on September 12, 2023 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Arsenal star makes national team admission

William Saliba has admitted he needs to fight if he wants to become a starter for France, accepting that he's currently only a substitute.
William Saliba returns to training (via Arsenal.com)

Saliba: Arsenal could be champions if I’d stayed fit

William Saliba discusses how his back injury last season affected Arsenal's Premier League title chances and expresses optimism for the current season.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Declan Rice of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

8 injured Arsenal players ahead of Bournemouth clash

Mikel Arteta had a somewhat concerning team news update for the media ahead of Arsenal's weekend clash with Bournemouth.
William Saliba Crocs Echo Collection

Arsenal star launches Crocs collaboration

Saliba unveils collaboration with Crocs, sparking mixed reactions. His on-field contributions remain unmatched, proving his influence on and off-pitch.

2 Arsenal players make BBC Team of the Week

Two Arsenal players were named in the BBC Team of the Week following their weekend win over Everton.
WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 09: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Japan lines up during the international friendly match between Germany and Japan at Volkswagen Arena on September 09, 2023 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Arsenal man ready to reclaim starting spot in squad after confidence issue

Arsenal defender Takehiro Tomiyasu discusses his recent international performances for Japan and his aspirations to regain his position in the team after an injury-hit campaign.
Georgia's midfielder #10 Otar Kiteishvili (C) and Norway's midfielder #10 Martin Odegaard (R) vie for the ball during the EURO 2024 first round group A qualifying football match between Norway and Georgia in Oslo on September 12, 2023. (Photo by LISE ASERUD/NTB/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s 17 September international call-ups & results

Arsenal received 17 call-ups for the September international break, let's take a look at how they got on.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal celebrates after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on September 03, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Martin Odegaard expresses commitment to Arsenal amid contract speculation

Martin Odegaard affirms his dedication to Arsenal, amidst transfer speculations and potential new signings, strengthening his bond with the North London club.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 12: William Saliba of France runs with the ball during the international friendly match between Germany and France at Signal Iduna Park on September 12, 2023 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Arsenal star criticised for below-par international performance

Review of William Saliba's performance for the French national team, contrasting his Premier League brilliance with Arsenal to his recent outing with the Blues.
France's defender William Saliba arrives for a press conference at the Jassim-bin-Hamad Stadium in Doha on December 2, 2022, during the Qatar 2022 World Cup football tournament. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal 22yo to step into starting lineup against Germany

William Saliba is set to step into the starting lineup for France against Germany on Tuesday night, after featuring as a substitute on Thursday.
France's defender William Saliba attends a press conference at the Jassim-bin-Hamad Stadium in Doha on December 2, 2022, during the Qatar 2022 World Cup football tournament.(Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images)

William Saliba to start for France v Ireland

William Saliba is set to start for France in their Euro 2024 qualifier against Ireland, due to Ibrahima Konaté's injury. Deschamps faces a defensive dilemma.
Arsenal's English midfielder #07 Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring the team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Nottingham Forest at the Emirates Stadium in London on August 12, 2023. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS/AFP via Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka finally wins PFA award

Arsenal talent shines in PFA awards and team selections for the 2022/23 season, with Bukayo Saka leading the way as the PFA Young Player of the Year.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Reuell Walters of Arsenal in action during the FA Youth Cup Fifth round match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on February 06, 2023 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsenal youngster to replace Jurrien Timber

Mikel Arteta's eyes turn towards Arsenal's prodigy, Reuell Walters, as a promising replacement for the injured Timber.
David Raya signing his Arsenal contract alongside Mikel Arteta and Edu Gaspar (Photo via Arsenal.com)

What deals have Arsenal done so far? More than you think

A comprehensive overview of Arsenal's summer deals, from key signings to departures, loans, and contract renewals for both men's and women's teams.
Arsenal's French defender William Saliba celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League last 16 first leg football match between Sporting CP and Arsenal at Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on March 9, 2023. (Photo by FILIPE AMORIM/AFP via Getty Images)

William Saliba rejected Spurs to sign for Arsenal

William Saliba rejected a move to Tottenham Hotspur to sign for Arsenal in 2019. Now considered one of the best central defenders in English football, his choice pays off.

Arsenal star admits he’s ‘not 100%’

William Saliba's return from injury helps Arsenal to kickstart the season with a victory against Nottingham Forest.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal and Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal hold the FA Community Shield following The FA Community Shield match between Manchester City against Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 06, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Gary Lineker tips Arsenal to win Premier League

Gary Lineker shares his predictions for the upcoming Premier League season and tips Arsenal, following their impressive summer transfers, to secure the league title.
Composite image with David Raya, Matt Turner and Auston Trusty

3 Arsenal transfers making headlines

Arsenal actively pursues transfer deals for three players, including Brentford goalkeeper David Raya and Auston Trusty from Birmingham, while negotiations continue over Matt Turner's move to Nottingham Forest.
William Saliba returns to training (via Arsenal.com)

Saliba admits Arteta didn’t speak to him for a week

William Saliba has revealed that Mikel Arteta only spoke to him once in his first week back at Arsenal, in an apparent challenge to the defender.
Gabriel Martinelli returns to training (via Arsenal.com)

5 injured Arsenal stars return to training – 2 now fit again

Five of Arsenal's injured players returned to training this week, but individual decisions will be made on their readiness for Thursday's friendly.
William Saliba returns to training (via Arsenal.com)

William Saliba shuts down internal rift speculation

After signing his new contract with Arsenal this week, William Saliba shut down speculation of discontent over his early treatment by the club.
LISBON, PORTUGAL - MARCH 09: William Saliba of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League round of 16 leg one match between Sporting CP and Arsenal FC at Estadio Jose Alvalade on March 09, 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images)

Saliba’s new contract: Wages, contract length, option to extend?

William Saliba signed a new contract with Arsenal earlier this week, but there's been some dispute over the exact details of the deal.
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William Saliba gets new Arsenal squad number

William Saliba, Arsenal's French international defender, signs a long-term contract, promising an exciting future for the club's defensive line.
William Saliba returns to training (via Arsenal.com)

William Saliba signs 5-year Arsenal contract

William Saliba has finally signed his contract extension with Arsenal, with a deal reportedly lasting up to five years.
William Saliba returns to training (via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal get massive William Saliba boost

Arsenal defender William Saliba returns to training, lifting team morale ahead of the new season. Saliba's comeback could be a game-changer.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: William Saliba of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side's first goal during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Arsenal FC at Brentford Community Stadium on September 18, 2022 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsenal to confirm 2 contract extensions

William Saliba and Reiss Nelson are set to make their new contracts official within the next week, according to reports.
LISBON, PORTUGAL - MARCH 09: William Saliba of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League round of 16 leg one match between Sporting CP and Arsenal FC at Estadio Jose Alvalade on March 09, 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images)

William Saliba new Arsenal contract agreed

William Saliba will put pen to paper on his new Arsenal deal when he returns from his holidays, with all the details and documents now sorted.
Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal with the Heads Up logo on his shirt during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on February 16, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal to sell Nicolas Pepe or terminate contract

Nicolas Pepe could soon depart from Arsenal as the club seeks buyers for the £72m signing who failed to make a substantial impact at the Emirates.