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7am kickoff - Thu Jul 13 7:13 PM
I watched the highlight package of the match against Sydney Welbeck looked sweaty. I think it’s hot down there. Walcott got about 100 shots. All
Arseblog - Thu Jul 13 6:00 PM
Last week, Arsenal broke their transfer record for French striker Alexandre Lacazette. If well placed reports are to be believed, the Gunners are prepared to break it again for Monaco playmaker Thomas Lemar. If the club are willing to spend the guts of £100m on two attacking players before the mi...
Arsenal Youth - Thu Jul 13 5:18 PM
Arsenal have confirmed that midfielder Glen Kamara has signed for Scottish side Dundee permanently following a successful trial. The Finnish youth international joined Arsenal from Southend United as a scholar five years ago and made one first-team appearance for the Gunners, which came in the Le...
Gooner Talk - Thu Jul 13 4:16 PM
Arsenal took on Sydney FC in the first game of their pre-season tour, which will see them back in Sydney on Saturday to take on the Western Sydney Wanderers and then travel to China next week. The Gunners started with plenty of energy – something you wouldn’t necessarily expect in the pre-season...
Gooner Talk - Thu Jul 13 2:55 PM
Arsenal started their pre-season in Australia with a solid 2-0 win over Sydney FC, thanks to goals from Per Mertesacker and new signing, Alexandre Lacazette. Arsenal started the game in a surprisingly sharp manner with youngsters, Reiss Nelson, Cohen Bramall and Joe Willock all putting in excel...
Vital Football - Thu Jul 13 2:04 PM
Watch: Six Ways Tottenham Can Stay Ahead Of Arsena Vitalfootball: Spurs: 13/07/2017 13:51:19 Last season Spurs finished above Arsenal for the first time in 22 years. This is six ways Poch and his players can remain the top dogs in North London.
Vital Spurs - Thu Jul 13 2:01 PM
Last season Spurs finished above Arsenal for the first time in 22 years. This is six ways Poch and his players can remain the top dogs in North London. Click here to read the article
EPL Talk - Thu Jul 13 1:52 PM
Sydney (AFP) – Arsenal’s record signing Alexandre Lacazette scored on debut in the Gunners’ 2-0 win over Australian champions Sydney FC on Thursday. Lacazette, signed last week in a £52.5 million ($68 million) deal from Lyon, came off the bench in the second half to score Arsenal’s second goal be...
Arsenal Youth - Thu Jul 13 1:10 PM
Arsenal commenced their pre-season preparations with a 2-0 victory over Sydney FC today and, while most of the headlines will focus on Alexandre Lacazette, with the club record signing having doubled the Gunners’ advantage after Per Mertesacker opened the scoring, there were also some excellent p...
Cartilage Free Captain - Thu Jul 13 7:46 AM
It’s three at the back for Arsenal. Here’s some interesting pre-season news from our North London neighbors: Arsenal will start the season in the three at the back system they used at the end of last season. Given that I’m not sure this actually made them better last season, I suppose this is wel...
Arseblog - Thu Jul 13 7:42 AM
Hello everyone, I am back from holidays and firstly I should say a big thanks to Tom and Andrew for keeping things ticking over so well here and over on Arseblog News. I always enjoy reading Arseblog when I’m not writing it. Hey, what do you mean ‘Me too’? The second thing I should say … The po...
Gooner Talk - Wed Jul 12 6:31 PM
Following the arrival of Alexandre Lacazette, the future of Olivier Giroud has come under immense scrutiny, as it would appear that the latter’s game time will surely diminish. Previously, Giroud has stated that he will not be prepared to sit on the bench as he did for large parts last season. We...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Jul 12 6:29 PM
Everton remain keen on signing a target man but a deal for the Frenchman is far from certain Despite the signings of Wayne Rooney and Sandro Ramriez, Everton boss Ronald Koeman appears determined to bolster his squad with a strong target man. Olivier Giroud is a name that keeps cropping up, along...
Soccerlens - Wed Jul 12 6:06 PM
Everton transfer target unsure over his future at Arsenal - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has claimed that leaving the Emirates this summer ‘is an option’ as he considers a switch to fellow Premier League clubs. The France International has reportedly grown fr...
LFC Reds - Wed Jul 12 4:25 PM
Horrible injury history. 13/14 34 games missed 14/15 19 games missed 15/16 19 games missed 16/17 5 games missed I would look elsewhere. Don't want him
7am kickoff - Wed Jul 12 3:41 PM
Good morning, nothing on the transfer front today and I suspect that Wenger’s cheeky transfer business for the season is over. Unless Arsenal are forced
Gooner Talk - Wed Jul 12 2:31 PM
Mesut Ozil has insisted that his preference is to stay at Arsenal, although he only has one year left on his current deal. The Gunners star spoke at Arsenal’s the launch of Arsenal’s new third kit and confirmed that his preference is to stay with the Gunners. “It is definitely my preference to...
Gooner Talk - Wed Jul 12 1:23 PM
Dan Crowley is on the brink of switching from Arsenal to Dutch club, Willem II, according to Charles Watts. The 19-year-old was signed from Aston Villa in 2014 after some impressive displays for the youth academy saw him attract the interest of the Arsenal scouts. The midfielder, who was once d...
Vital Football - Wed Jul 12 12:28 PM
Bellerin To Barcelona Over? Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 12/07/2017 12:21:08 It's being reported today that Barcelona have given up on trying to sign Hector Bellerin this summer and have instead turned their attentions to Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta.
Vital Football - Wed Jul 12 12:14 PM
Ozil Wants To Stay, Hopes Alexis Does As Well Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 12/07/2017 12:06:29 Mesut Ozil has said he plans to hold contract talks at the end of Arsenal's tour of Australia and he hopes that Alexis Sanchez will also remain at the club.
Arsenal Youth - Wed Jul 12 10:58 AM
Arsenal midfielder Dan Crowley is closing in on a permanent move to Dutch side Willem II, according to reports. The 19-year-old, who was left out of Arsenal’s squad for their pre-season tour, will sign a three-year deal with the Dutch club after undergoing a medical, as reported by Voetbalzone. C...
Vital Football - Wed Jul 12 10:47 AM
Lacazette's Sydney Debut & Wenger On Speculation Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 12/07/2017 10:38:26 Manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that French striker Alexandre Lacazette will debut in the friendly against Sydney FC on Thursday.
Vital Football - Wed Jul 12 10:29 AM
Cech Targets Arsenal Consistency Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 12/07/2017 10:15:14 Goalkeeper Petr Cech has said that Arsenal have to strive to be more consistent in the season of 2017/18 after a disappointing campaign last year.
Vital Football - Wed Jul 12 9:47 AM
Wenger Outlines Two Year Aims Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 12/07/2017 09:44:55 With Arsene Wenger signing his new two year deal at Arsenal following last season's hiccups, he's certainly got some lofty ambitions for those two seasons to come.
Vital Football - Wed Jul 12 9:06 AM
Wenger Coy On Strikers & Departures Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 12/07/2017 09:04:01 Manager Arsene Wenger fielded an entirely anticipated question in his Australian press conference the other day - what will happen to Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez.
EPL Talk - Wed Jul 12 8:20 AM
Sydney (AFP) – Arsenal play a double-header of friendly matches in Sydney this week and the arrival of the English Premier League giants is seen as a golden opportunity for football in Australia. The Gunners’ new £52.5 million ($68 million) record signing Alexandre Lacazette could make his debut...
Arseblog - Wed Jul 12 7:55 AM
Good morning from a damp and grey Brixton… After a six-week hiatus in media sparring, Arsene Wenger’s first press conference of pre-season was highly anticipated. And it didn’t disappoint. After 24 hours in transit, a photo call in front of the Sydney Opera House, a chance to hold a surfboard and...
Gooner Talk - Tue Jul 11 11:37 PM
Arsenal touched down in Australia on Tuesday morning ahead of their pre-season tour, which will see them play games against Sydney FC and Wester Sydney Wanderers. New signings Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac were present for the first training session, the former, Arsene Wenger, confirmed...
Gooner Talk - Tue Jul 11 9:54 PM
Arsenal’s pre-season squad landed in Australia this morning, the first part of their two country trip of Australia and China. Although missing the likes of Alexis Sanchez and Shkodran Mustafi, Arsene Wenger named a fairly strong squad, including Mesut Ozil and new signings Alexandre Lacazette and...
SBNation - Tue Jul 11 9:35 PM
Erik Jones will drive JGR’s No. 20 Cup Series car beginning in 2018. During his 16-year tenure as an NFL head coach Joe Gibbs often had to make the hard choice of cutting a veteran who still had gas left in the tank for a rookie who projected more long-term upside. Feelings had to be put aside fo...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Jul 11 7:06 PM
The versatile midfielder looks to be leaving the Emirates. In February, Royal Blue Mersey told you that discussions regarding Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Everton may be revisited. Sure enough - here we are. Sky Sports are reporting today that no new contract discussions are planned between Arsena...
7am kickoff - Tue Jul 11 4:09 PM
In his first press conference of the year Wenger was taken off guard by a reporter asking if he would like to keep Alexis Sanchez.
7am kickoff - Tue Jul 11 3:34 PM
The Guardian reported yesterday that Manchester United scouted Arsenal record signing Lacazette and “it is understood Mourinho was informed of doubts regarding Lacazette’s suitability for
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Jul 11 3:19 PM
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger offers strong words of support for French striker. When Romelu Lukaku officially joined Manchester United , it created a hole in the Everton squad that can’t be filled by the £75 million (or £90m depending on what you count) we received in return. (Or, frankly, by Wa...
Gooner Talk - Tue Jul 11 2:23 PM
Arsenal have been looking to sign young Monaco winger Thomas Lemar for quite some time now and have had bids of £30 million and £40 million rejected by the Ligue 1 club. Wenger admitted that they have been following Lemar at a press conference in Australia where they are about to start pre-season...
Gooner Talk - Tue Jul 11 1:38 PM
Arsenal midfielder, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will likely leave the summer according to Sky News. Oxlade-Chamberlain is one of the multiple players whose contract will expire next summer. The England international has been in negotiations with the club over a new year deal but according to Sky, bo...
Gooner Talk - Tue Jul 11 11:52 AM
In his first press conference since landing in Australia, Arsene Wenger told the press that the club will not sell Alexis Sanchez to Arsenal. The 28-year-old striker has yet to commit to a new deal to stay the club, despite being offered a deal worth £275, 000-a-week. Both parties have been lock...
Arseblog - Tue Jul 11 8:12 AM
It was relatively quiet on the Arsenal front yesterday. With the boys flying Down Under for the first leg of the pre-season tour the only chatter from the club’s official outlets were pictures from the plane. Naturally, Fleet Street 2.0 went into overdrive. Somehow I managed to resist clicking on...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Jul 11 7:24 AM
In today’s links: more on Rooney, Giroud’s Arsenal future and a suggestion that Everton should pursue a talented young German A bunch of things we already knew became official on Monday. Wayne Rooney was reintroduced to the Merseyside press. Romelu Lukaku joined Manchester United . And Everton re...
EPL Talk - Tue Jul 11 5:30 AM
Sydney (AFP) – Arsenal are keen on in-demand Monaco teenager Kylian Mbappe, manager Arsene Wenger said Tuesday, while confirming club-record signing Alexandre Lacazette will make his debut on their pre-season tour of Australia. The 18-year-old Mbappe has reportedly been the subject of world recor...
EPL Talk - Tue Jul 11 5:04 AM
Sydney (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger Tuesday insisted unsettled striker Alexis Sanchez is going nowhere, saying he expected him honour his contract and potentially sign an extension. The Chilean, 28, has a year left on his Gunners deal but is yet to sign a new contract and has been linked...
EPL Talk - Tue Jul 11 5:00 AM
Sydney (AFP) – Arsenal are keen on in-demand Monaco teenager Kylian Mbappe, manager Arsene Wenger said Tuesday, while confirming club-record signing Alexandre Lacazette will make his debut on their pre-season tour of Australia. The 18-year-old Mbappe has reportedly been the subject of world recor...
EPL Talk - Tue Jul 11 4:30 AM
Sydney (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger Tuesday insisted unsettled striker Alexis Sanchez is going nowhere, saying he expected him honour his contract and potentially sign an extension. The Chilean, 28, has a year left on his Gunners deal but is yet to sign a new contract and has been linked...
Gooner Talk - Mon Jul 10 11:34 PM
As is well known, Alexis Sanchez has one year left on his deal and according to the Independent, the club will not let Sanchez leave this summer amid strong interest from Manchester City. Arsene Wenger will not sell this summer, which has led to some close to Sanchez concluding that the Chilean...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Jul 10 9:16 PM
With Romelu Lukaku having departed to Manchester United, Everton’s hunt for another new striker continues With Romelu Lukaku having officially left to join Manchester United , Everton are likely to be linked with numerous strikers in the coming weeks. Even though Wayne Rooney and Sandro Ramirez h...
Gooner Talk - Mon Jul 10 5:13 PM
The signing of Alexandre Lacazette will have restored some faith in Arsenal’s transfer plans for this summer while also dispelling the myth, that you can’t attract top players without the lure of Champions League football. There is, however, the fear amongst Arsenal supporters that the former Lyo...
Gooner Talk - Mon Jul 10 4:44 PM
Arsenal goalkeeper, Wojciech Szczesny will join Juventus this according to Goal. The Polish international was left out of Arsenal’s pre-season squad in order to complete his move to the Serie A champions. Juve have already reached an agreement with goalkeeper over a five-year deal worth €4 millio...
7am kickoff - Mon Jul 10 4:17 PM
Video Assistant Referee was tested at the Russia 2017 Confederations Cup and it was a huge mess. First, it was a bummer. Whenever a goal
SBNation - Mon Jul 10 2:20 PM
Jalen Ramsey’s brash personality and impressive skills could make him a star if the Jaguars don’t keep him hidden. Jalen Ramsey was great in 2016 even if the Jacksonville Jaguars weren’t. For a team that went 3-13, the rookie cornerback was worth tuning in for on a weekly basis. Ramsey’s infectio...
Vital Football - Mon Jul 10 12:58 PM
Hammers Linked with another Arsenal Forward Vitalfootball: West Ham: 10/07/2017 12:49:03 When it comes to bringing in a new signing, half the battle is won if the player in question wants to join the club.
Vital Football - Mon Jul 10 10:21 AM
Arsenal Tour Squad - Hinds Joins Wolfsburg Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 10/07/2017 10:05:52 A 25 man squad has been named by Arsene Wenger for Arsenal's upcoming trip to Australia and China. Meanwhile, Gunners youngster Kaylen Hinds has left for German club Wolfsburg.
Arsenal Youth - Mon Jul 10 7:33 AM
Arsenal’s squad for their pre-season tour – which will encompass stays in Australia and China – was named last night, with seven youngsters – Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Krystian Bielik, Cohen Bramall, Reiss Nelson, Eddie Nketiah, Joe Willock and Donyell Malen – being included. Inevitably, however, t...
Arseblog - Mon Jul 10 7:17 AM
Morning all. The Arseblog baton is back in my hands now until Blogs returns from Spain on Wednesday. Cheers again to Tom for filling in again over the weekend. I’ve woken up with one question on my mind – will there be more ‘pudding’ in the next few days? Last week, after a lot of … The post Th...
Arsenal Youth - Sun Jul 9 11:03 PM
Arsenal have named their 25-man squad for the tour of Australia, with six players from outside from the first-team being included. Reiss Nelson, Eddie Nketiah, Joe Willock, Cohen Bramall and Donyell Malen all earn their first call-ups to the senior squad, while Krystian Bielik, back from the U21...
Gooner Talk - Sun Jul 9 9:36 PM
Arsenal will return with a £45 million bid for Monaco’s Thomas Lemar this month according to Rob Draper. The fee £45 million fee may rise to £50 million, almost equalling Arsenal’s club record fee for Alexandre Lacazette. Arsene Wenger is incredibly keen on the player and has already made two se...
7am kickoff - Sun Jul 9 5:42 PM
When Arsenal purchased A. Lacazette for 53, 00 Mill. € it propelled the North London club to the top of the League, top of the transfer
EPL Talk - Sun Jul 9 4:53 PM
Earlier in the week, Arsenal landed former Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in a deal that could be worth up to £52.6 million based on performance add-ons. The base fee of £46.5 million for the forward would still set the north London club’s transfer record, previously held by Mesut Ozil (2013)....
Gooner Talk - Sun Jul 9 3:48 PM
According to French news outlet, Le 10 Sport, Arsenal are considering a move for Toulouse goalkeeper, Alban Lafont. The French ‘keeper broke into Toulouse’s first-team at just the age of 16 and has since solidified his position, becoming the youngest goalkeeper in 30 years to reach 50 appearance...
Gooner Talk - Sun Jul 9 3:17 PM
Arsenal youngster, Kaylen Hinds has left the club to join Wolfsburg on a permanent transfer for a fee of £2 million. Hinds joined Arsenal from Leyton Orient in 2012 but never came close to first-team football for the Gunners. Although the forward signed a new deal with Arsenal in January, Hinds s...
Vital Football - Sun Jul 9 12:49 PM
De Boer Looks To Barcelona Vitalfootball: Crystal Palace: 09/07/2017 12:42:46 Frank de Boer is looking to sign Barcelona's former Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen. Crystal Palace are also linked with his ex-Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, also at Barca.
Vital Football - Sun Jul 9 12:31 PM
Manchester City Not An Option For Arsenal Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 09/07/2017 12:24:26 Arsenal aren't prepared to sell Sanchez to Man City. A 'not for sale' stance will be relaxed if Paris Saint Germain or Bayern Munich up efforts as the Gunners play 'Russian roulette'.
Vital Football - Sun Jul 9 11:18 AM
Asensio Attracting Arsenal & Liverpool Interest? Vitalfootball: Real: 09/07/2017 11:11:35 If clubs weren't interested in the Asensio it would be a shock. Arsenal & Liverpool have reportedly joined Inter Milan in contacting Real Madrid to enquire about his availability.
Arseblog - Sun Jul 9 9:08 AM
A quick Sunday round up for you as I mostly consist of what was last night definitely delicious red wine, but on reflection, does not feel as delicious. I also failed to heed Mrs Tom’s warnings that I should go to bed rather than snooze on our lovely, comfy, very snoozable sofa. I woke up … The...
LFC Reds - Sun Jul 9 4:08 AM
Absolutely filthy the Gunners got Lacazette. Gonna be a f**king Superstar. Can't believe he didn't want to play in the Champions League. Shows his ambitions!!! Shattered!
I believe it was no penalty, Wenger said. It was a provoked penalty by Sterling.
Mirror - 10:30 PM
I believe it was no penalty, said Wenger. We know that Raheem Sterling dives well, he does that very well.
EPL Talk - 2:43 AM
In a difficult moment of the game he did very well, said Wenger. He was on his own up front in the first-half but didn't have enough support.
Mirror - 7:20 PM
If they get decisions like that, at home, they will be unstoppable, says Wenger.
Guardian - 6:57 PM