- Fri Jul 20 5:40 PM
Simmer Down – 1996 Simmer down, you lickin’ too hot, so Simmer down, soon you’ll get dropped, so Simmer down, can you hear what I say Simmer down, that why won’t you, why won’t you, why won’t you simmer down…
- Fri Jul 20 5:22 PM
Former Arsenal boss Wenger emerges as top target for Asian giants - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly a top target of the Japanese FA to take over the national team according to The Daily Mail. The 68-year-old Wenger stepped down as manager of...
- Fri Jul 20 5:21 PM
23-yr-old signs new contract with Arsenal, Gunners react on Twitter - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal have agreed on a new deal with the highly talented goalkeeper Deyan Iliev. The 23-year-old joined the club back in 2012 and he played a key role for the U23s last season. The agreemen...
- Fri Jul 20 5:11 PM
Arsenal have named their squad for the trip to Singapore, with Emile Smith Rowe amongst four players from the U23 team to have been included. The highly regarded midfielder has been impressive in pre-season so far and is joined in the squad by Joe Willock, Eddie Nketiah and Reiss Nelson. There ar...
- Fri Jul 20 3:22 PM
Arsenal are expected to conclude their major transfer business for this summer and the first window of Unai Emery’s reign with a £26m deal for Sampdoria and Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira. The 22-year-old holding player reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup on international duty and, fol...
- Fri Jul 20 6:37 AM
After the very interesting capture of a data scientist who worked on the launch of the hugely successful online game Candy Crush – in which one repeatedly crushes candy, I guess – Arsenal have continued their backroom shake-up by bringing in more left-field appointments as the post-Wenger revolut...
- Fri Jul 20 6:16 AM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. It’s a call-in show recorded last night and I chat to Arsenal fans about all kinds of things including the future of Aaron Ramsey, Lucas Perez and his role this season, why our transfer business is relatively unexciting, what the b...
- Thu Jul 19 8:20 PM
Arsenal complete summer signing, highly-rated star ‘confirms’ move on Instagram - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to the Telegraph, Arsenal have completed another summer signing in Joel Lopez, with Barcelona’s highly-rated star ‘confirming’ the move on Instagram. He’s been linked wi...
- Thu Jul 19 8:08 PM
’s representative Viktor Kolar is adamant that his 36-year-old client is fully ‘focused’ on remaining an Arsenal player past the summer transfer window, a statement which will certainly please many a ‘Gooner’, despite concerns of a potential departure for the veteran Czech Republic goalk...
- Thu Jul 19 6:42 PM
Confirmed: FC Porto sign highly-rated Arsenal midfielder on loan - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal confirm midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has joined FC Porto on loan. The highly-rated 20-year-old is expected to feature for the Portuguese Primeira Liga side’s B team and has a buying option...
- Thu Jul 19 6:01 PM
Reports: Arsenal are open to selling star to Chelsea - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to a report published by the Daily Mail, Arsenal boss Unai Emery is prepared to sell goalkeeper Petr Cech to Chelsea. The Blues are in the hunt for a new keeper as Thibaut Courtois looks set to le...
- Thu Jul 19 6:00 PM
Given that Arsenal’s attack has undergone high churn in the last 12 months, it is understandable that Unai Emery and co have prioritised the defence, midfield and goalkeeper positions this summer. As I wrote a few weeks ago, I fancy the Gunners’ options, though plentiful, are a little unbalanced...
- Thu Jul 19 5:04 PM
Former Arsenal star Wilshere reveals why he joined West Ham - originally posted on Sportslens.com Jack Wilshere
has revealed that his England ambitions were the reason behind why he opted to join West Ham this summer. Wilshere has struggled with injuries throughout the years which have halted his...
- Thu Jul 19 3:30 PM
Transfer roundup: (tumbleweeds) I saw that the official site put outside links to Coman, Nzonzi, and some other guy up proving that even the guys who run the rumor mill section of Arsenal.com have a great sense of humor. I’ve…
- Thu Jul 19 3:29 PM
It’s a quiet enough week in terms of Arsenal news, but we’ve had lots of podcasting action with the Philippe Senderos
interview, plus an Arsecast Extra and Liam Brady over on Patreon, so we’re going to do a phone-in show this evening for tomorrow’s pod. You call in, I answer, we chat about whatev...
- Thu Jul 19 12:42 PM
Arsenal are mostly done with their additions to the squad this summer. This, however, could change if the north London outfit were to shed some players from their ever-increasing first-team list. Listed below are five
- Thu Jul 19 7:41 AM
Arsenal legend Pires makes bold claim on the future managerial career of Thierry Henry - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Arsenal great Robert Pires believes that his former Gunners team-mate Thierry Henry deserves to manage in the Premier League. Henry served as assistant manager to Ro...
- Thu Jul 19 6:17 AM
Hello, good morning, let’s start with some quick transfer stuff that’s been doing the rounds. Not about players coming in, but those going out. First up: Danny Welbeck
He was linked yesterday with a move to Everton, and that is one which probably makes a lot of sense for him and for us. He has …
- Thu Jul 19 5:44 AM
We are now just a few weeks away from Arsenal’s opening game of the season and it will see Unai Emery thrown straight in at the deep end. Man City battered Arsenal twice inside a week earlier this year and that sounded the death knell for Arsene Wenger’s 22-year reign at the club. It is …
- Wed Jul 18 8:48 PM
Porto have completed the signing of Arsenal midfielder Kelechi Nwakali on a season-long loan with an option to buy at the end of the deal. It is anticipated that Nwakali will mainly play for Porto’s B team. Nwakali, an U17 World Cup winner with Nigeria, joined Arsenal in 2016 but has yet to play...
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- Wed Jul 18 7:13 PM
Unai Emery can keep him for all I care. Background According to the Times, Everton are interested in Danny Welbeck
. I actually feel unwell having typed that. It is confusing to me that we continue to be linked with strikers given that Cenk Tosun is a fully competent starter, we have a strong bac...
- Wed Jul 18 7:09 PM
Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah were on the scoresheet again as Arsenal continued their pre-season preparations with a 9-0 thrashing of Crawley Town in a pre-season friendly today. Lucas Perez and Alexandre Lacazette hit braces, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Jeff Reine-Adelaide and Pierre-Emerick Aubam...
- Wed Jul 18 6:32 PM
Joining Arsenal at the very tender age of just 6-years-old, Ainsley Maitland-Niles’ professional career has reached new heights in north-London after stamping his claim upon Arsene Wenger’s fold last term, although as a developing youngster in the club’s coveted academy, the robust midfielder onc...
- Wed Jul 18 6:13 PM
Shocker: Chelsea legend could return to play for the club - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech
has been linked with a shock return to Stamford Bridge according to Metro Sport. The 36-year-old Cech left Chelsea in 2015 to join Arsenal after Thibaut Courtois arrived at...
- Wed Jul 18 5:33 PM
If you haven’t already seen the superb work of graphic designer Matthew Wood, check out the picture below to see some of his Arsenal illustrations. They’re available to purchase in his online store, but he’s very kindly given us three A3 sized prints to give away. You can choose whichever Arsenal...
- Wed Jul 18 5:21 PM
On the back of a winged horse Through the sky of pearly grey Love is leaf-like… You and me, baby Twinkle, twinkle Blah, blah, blah E! T! C! – Minutemen, #1 Hit Song My favorite poetry is anti-poetry. My favorite…
- Wed Jul 18 8:55 AM
Arsene Wenger makes statement on his future - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has suggested that he is considering managing an international team. Wenger stepped down as Arsenal manager at the end of last season after having managed the team for 22-years. He...
- Wed Jul 18 7:40 AM
Howdy, here’s a midweek bonus Arsecast for you. If you’re a long-term reader/listener to Arseblog, you’ll know that I always had a real soft spot for Philippe Senderos
. His Arsenal career didn’t work out as well as he would have liked, but he retains a huge affection for the club, as he outlines...
- Wed Jul 18 7:34 AM
Arsenal have completed the signing of talented young defender Joel Lopez from Barcelona. The 16-year-old, who has been heavily linked with the club in recent months, will initially go into Arsenal’s U18 squad. Lopez has signed scholarship terms and will put pen to paper on a professional deal in...
- Wed Jul 18 6:59 AM
Arsenal are so committed to the transfer market this summer that we’ve gone beyond simply being part of stories about a player coming here or a player going there, we’re now even dealing with corporate transfers. For a few days now stories from Italy have linked Ivan Gazidis with the job of manag...
|I want to work with Petr Cech, with Bernd Leno, with Emiliano Martinez, with Matt Macey, with Ospina,
Emery said last week.
I want to work with Petr Cech, with Bernd Leno, with Emiliano Martinez, with Matt Macey, with Ospina,
We are here to help every player. For us Mesut is a very important player. We want to help to be well, fine with us,
At the moment, I think the squad is complete,