Tag: Zak Swanson

Zak Swanson pulls on the captain's armband for the Arsenal u23s against Bromley FC (Photo by Dan Critchlow)

Player sends emotional message to Arsenal after deciding to leave

Zak Swanson has sent a message to Arsenal after completing his permanent transfer to Portsmouth this week.
Zak Swanson after signing for Portsmouth (Photo via PortsmouthFC.co.uk)

Arsenal 21yo completes permanent transfer exit

Zak Swanson has left Arsenal on a permanent transfer to Portsmouth, signing a long-term contract with the League One club.
Folarin Balogun celebrating a goal with Omari Hutchinson (L) (Photo via Arsenal.com)

5 notable absentees from Arsenal’s first pre-season friendly

Arsenal weren't at full strength for their opening pre-season friendly against Ipswich Town, but there were five particularly notable absences from the squad.
Zak Swanson pulls on the captain's armband for the Arsenal u23s against Bromley FC (Photo by Dan Critchlow)

What will the new youth age restrictions mean for Arsenal?

The Premier League 2 announced a significant change to their age restrictions this week, but it shouldn't have a major impact on Arsenal.
Marcelo Flores (Photo via Flores on Instagram)

5 u23s join Arsenal training pre-Spurs amid senior injury doubts

Five Arsenal u23s joined first-team training ahead of the North London derby, as doubts persist about the fitness of certain senior players.
Lino Sousa training with the Arsenal first-team (Photo via Sousa on Instagram)

Arsenal’s 4 youth options to replace the injured Kieran Tierney

With Kieran Tierney out for the rest of the season, let's take a look at the Arsenal academy players who could potentially step into the first-team squad.
Omari Hutchinson (L) takes part in training at the Emirates Stadium (Photo via Arsenal.com)

3 Arsenal u23s join first-team training for Watford clash

Three of Arsenal's u23 squad joined the first team for a training session at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday, as they continue to get senior opportunities.
Omari Hutchinson celebrating a goal for the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Future Arsenal star scores another top goal against Chelsea

Omari Hutchinson and Salah-Eddine Oulad M'hand scored a couple of great goals as the Arsenal u23s overcame Chelsea once again.
Zak Swanson pulls on the captain's armband for the Arsenal u23s against Bromley FC (Photo by Dan Critchlow)

2 more Arsenal players set for deadline-day loans

Omar Rekik and Zak Swanson are two more Arsenal youth players set for loan moves on deadline day, according to a report.

Arsenal u23 hits 18th g/a after making bench vs Liverpool

The Arsenal u23s put qualification from the Premier League Cup group stages in their own hands with a big win over Bournemouth on Tuesday.
Folarin Balogun of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium, London, England on 22 August 2021. Copyright: Vince Mignott

Arsenal make 7 young players available for loan

Arsenal have made seven of their academy players available for loan moves in the January transfer window, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Flo Balogun of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Salah Oulad M'Hand after scoring the team's first goal during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal U23 and Brighton & Hove Albion U23 at Emirates Stadium on October 01, 2021. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Arsenal u23s thrash Everton: Will any face Leeds in the League Cup?

Whilst the first team were dismantling Aston Villa on Friday night, Arsenal's u23s thrashed the Everton u23s at Meadow Park.
Miguel Azeez (2L) and the Arsenal u23s celebrate his goal against Ebbsfleet United (Photo by Dan Critchlow)

Miguel Azeez follows up Watford goal with another stunner in 4-1 win

Miguel Azeez scored another fantastic goal as Arsenal's u23s bounced back from defeat to beat Ebbsfleet United 4-1 in their second pre-season fixture.
Amario Cozier-Duberry with the Arsenal u23s against Bromley FC (Photo by Dan Critchlow)

Video: Arsenal 16-year-old scores pre-season goal against Bromley

The Arsenal u23s kicked off their pre-season with defeat to Bromley FC on Tuesday, but there were some encouraging signs.
Nikolaj Moller with the Arsenal u23s in training (Photo via Moller on Instagram)

Arsenal to loan out 8 players

Arsenal have already made decisions on eight of their u23 players ahead of the summer transfer window, confirming they're available for loan.
BARNET, ENGLAND - JULY 24: Zak Swanson of Arsenal looks on during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Barnet and Arsenal at The Hive on July 24, 2019 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Jack Thomas/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal players return to training after long-term injuries

Arsenal u23 players Jordan McEneff and Zak Swanson have both returned to light training as they work their way back from injury.
Brooke Norton-Cuffy with the Arsenal academy (Photo via Norton-Cuffy on Instagram)

7 added to Arsenal squad for Europa League

The Arsenal squad has been updated ahead of their clash with Benfica on Thursday in the Europa League, adding 7 players to the squad.
BARNET, ENGLAND - JULY 24: Zak Swanson of Arsenal looks on during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Barnet and Arsenal at The Hive on July 24, 2019 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Jack Thomas/Getty Images)

Arsenal 20-year-old has surgery ahead of ‘long’ road to recovery

Zak Swanson underwent surgery on a seemingly serious injury on Wednesday, posting that there's a long road to recovery ahead of him.
BARNET, ENGLAND - JULY 24: Zak Swanson of Arsenal looks on during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Barnet and Arsenal at The Hive on July 24, 2019 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Jack Thomas/Getty Images)

Arsenal youngster returns to London Colney after loan cancellation

Zak Swanson is back at London Colney with Arsenal after the cancellation of his loan deal with MVV Maastricht earlier this month.
Zak Swanson at MVV Maastricht (via MVV Maastricht)

Confirmed: Arsenal terminate 20-year-old’s loan early

Arsenal have terminated Zak Swanson's season-long loan to MVV Maastricht early, per an official statement from the club.
Tyreece John-Jules on his debut against MK Dons (Photo via DoncasterFreePress.co.uk)

Arsenal weekend loan report: 7 appearances, 2 debuts, 1 goal

Seven Arsenal loanees featured for their clubs over the weekend, including a couple of debuts, as the new season gets going in earnest.
Zech Medley celebrates with teammates at Gillingham (Photo via GillinghamFootballClub.com)

4 Arsenal loanees make their competitive debuts: 2 good, 2 to forget

Four Arsenal players made their competitive debuts for their loan clubs on Saturday, with very mixed results on the pitch.
Zak Swanson at MVV Maastricht (via MVV Maastricht)

Reverse alphabet: Arsenal confirm Zech and Zak deals, Willian next?

Arsenal have confirmed that Zak Swanson and Zech Medley have both left the club on loan as they start at the bottom of the alphabet and work up meaning a Willian announcement is probably not far off.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 28: Mikel Arteta and Zech Medley during a training session at Emirates Stadium on December 28, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

5 Arsenal teenagers get new senior squad shirt numbers

Five Arsenal academy players received new first-team numbers in training this week, as we approach the end of the current campaign.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Leroy Sane of Manchester City battles for possession with Zak Swanson of Arsenal during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal U23 and Manchester City U23 at Emirates Stadium on February 28, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)

Arsenal defender gives his thoughts after impressing against Leroy Sane in u23 clash

Zak Swanson thinks he did well against 'one of the best players in the league' in Leroy Sane, playing for the Arsenal u23s on Friday night.

Arsenal smash Derby County 5-0 with debuts for 2 players

Arsenal moved into third place and got revenge for suffering a 5-0 defeat at the hands of Derby by putting five past them on Monday night.

Versatile 18-year-old signs professional Arsenal contract

Zak Swanson has signed his first professional contract with Arsenal, proving himself a valuable asset for the u18s this season.

Young Guns give Arsenal fans some joy as superb unbeaten run rolls on

Arsenal's u18s tore Reading apart in their league match over the weekend with a 6-2 victory, increasing their unbeaten run in all competitions.

Arsenal u18s win big again with 5-1 victory over Southampton

Arsenal's u18s pulled off a dominant 5-1 win against Southampton, as they aim to get a good league run going.