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Soccerlens - Mon Jul 2 8:23 PM
Done deal: Arsenal confirm another signing, shirt number revealed - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal confirm they have made another signing this summer, with Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos making the switch to the Emirates Stadium. He’s the third arrival ahead of...
Arseblog - Mon Jul 2 6:16 PM
Sven Mislintat’s little black book has delivered another Greek centre-back. After the January signing of Konstantinos Mavropanos, Arsenal have now added Sokratis Papastathopoulos to their defensive ranks. The defender joins on a three-year deal from Borussia Dortmund. So, what exactly have we bou...
Gooner Talk - Mon Jul 2 6:08 PM
Arsenal unveiled their third signing of the summer transfer window in the shape of Greek defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, who penned a ‘long-term’ contract with the north-Londoners on Monday afternoon after departing Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund for a supposed £17m. The 30-year-old cent...
EPL Talk - Mon Jul 2 5:50 PM
London (AFP) – Seasoned Greek international defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos became Arsenal manager Unai Emery’s third signing in the close season on Monday, putting pen to paper on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee. The
Soccerlens - Mon Jul 2 4:08 PM
Confirmed: Highly-rated midfielder signs first contract with Arsenal - originally posted on Sportslens.com Robbie Burton confirms he has signed his first professional contract with Arsenal. The highly-rated midfielder is coming off the back of a impressive season with the Gunners at youth level a...
Soccerlens - Mon Jul 2 1:04 PM
Blow for Tottenham and Arsenal, club would not accept £45 million offer for international target - originally posted on Sportslens.com Stuttgart sporting director Michael Reschke has insisted that full-back Benjamin Pavard will not be sold this summer. The 22-year-old has been linked with both To...
Arseblog - Mon Jul 2 12:25 PM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. The World Cup continues with shocks, drama, excitement, penalty shoot-outs and more. We chat about the goings-on, an impressive performance from rumoured target Lucas Torreira and whether that will scu...
Soccerlens - Mon Jul 2 11:30 AM
Arsenal target arrives in UK to finalise move, Emery set to seal his third signing - originally posted on Sportslens.com Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos is all set to complete his move to Arsenal. According to Sky Sports, the defender has arrived in the UK to finalise his mov...
Arseblog - Mon Jul 2 6:07 AM
It was penalty shoot-out mayhem over the weekend as both games went 120 minutes before being decided by spot-kicks. Russia went through on penalties in the first game after Spain attempted to bore them into submission for the previous 120 minutes. They have been wonderful to watch at times but I...
7am kickoff - Mon Jul 2 3:11 AM
Good evening. Normally I write in the day but since the matches are happening from 1100-1400 now Spain went out in the early match and it was sort of fun, if you like watching the pendulum on your grandfather clock.…
Gooner Talk - Sun Jul 1 2:57 PM
Arsenal’s veteran goalkeeper Petr Cech has vowed to ‘fight’ for supremacy between the sticks next term following the arrival of German stopper Bernd Leno, despite recognising the growing interest for his experienced services from foreign clubs, including, most notably, SSC Napoli of the Italian S...
Gooner Talk - Sun Jul 1 1:23 PM
Arsenal allegedly tabled a £27m bid for Boca Juniors’ 22-year-old attacker Cristian Pavon in January, and according to a report published by Spanish outlet AS (via talkSPORT), the Gunners are supposedly monitoring the potential availability of the Argentina international, who represented his coun...
Gooner Talk - Sun Jul 1 12:42 PM
Subject to a report published by Sunday Express, Borussia Dortmund’s Sokratis Papastathopoulos has supposedly embarked to London to finalise a highly-anticipated £18m switch to Arsenal, having agreed upon a deal with the north-Londoners a fortnight ago. Flying from Kalamata, Greece, it’s said tha...
Soccerlens - Sun Jul 1 11:58 AM
Liverpool "in the hunt" with Arsenal to sign £130, 000 per week international star - originally posted on Sportslens.com Liverpool are set to rival Arsenal for the signature of Real Madrid star Lucas Vazquez. The Gunners are willing to pay Vazquez around £130, 000 per week, but Marca has claimed...
Soccerlens - Sun Jul 1 11:28 AM
Arsenal on alert as £35 million target submits transfer demand - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal target Steven N’Zonzi has demanded a transfer away from Sevilla. According to Mucho Deporte, N’Zonzi’s father has sumbitted a formal request to the La Liga club on behalf of his son. Sevil...
Arseblog - Sun Jul 1 8:38 AM
Major development here this morning, the puppy had a lie in! This changes everything. Or, in essence, the time I’m woken up. She’s now lying at my feet chewing on a piece of wood, but precious sleep is a wonderful thing. A quick World Cup round-up for you, and yesterday I spoke about France and …
Soccerlens - Sun Jul 1 8:22 AM
Arsenal could look elsewhere as target gets greedy with £80, 000 per week wage demands - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal target Max Meyer appears set to price himself out of a move to the Premier League. The Schalke midfielder is now a free agent after running down his contract with t...
7am kickoff - Sat Jun 30 10:22 PM
A couple of barn-burners today as France barely got past a completely dysfunctional Argentina coached by Lionel Messi and Uruguay played an Atletico Madrid style low block defensive style and beat Christian Ronald and the Portugals 2-1 thanks to Edinson…
Arseblog - Sat Jun 30 6:36 AM
Morning, hope you all coped adequately yesterday – the first day without World Cup football since the tournament began. The black hole of nothingness it left will be filled by two knockout games today. First up, France take on Argentina. The French have been a bit meh throughout, while Argentina...
Gooner Talk - Fri Jun 29 7:07 PM
A report published by Sky Sports suggests that Arsenal and Calum Chambers are close to finalising a revised deal which would ensure that the promising 23-year-old centre-half remains at the Emirates for the foreseeable future under Unai Emery’s studied command. A product of Southampton’s coveted...
7am kickoff - Fri Jun 29 6:15 PM
Japan advanced from the group stages and get to face Belgium thanks to FIFA’s “fair play” tiebreaker. If two teams in the group stages of the World Cup are even on points, even on goal difference, even on goals scored, …
Arsenal Youth - Fri Jun 29 5:23 PM
Arsenal announced today that Deyan Iliev, Tolaji Bola and Robbie Burton have all signed new contracts with the club. Goalkeeper Iliev, who has been at Arsenal since 2012, showed some significant signs of improvement last season following a two-year injury layoff. The Macedonian shot-stopper made...
Arsenal Youth - Fri Jun 29 5:12 PM
Vlad Dragomir is likely to sign for French club Monaco on a free transfer despite his agent’s claims that the midfielder is still in talks with Arsenal over a new deal. The versatile Romanian youngster will officially become a free agent on Sunday as he has yet to accept Arsenal’s offer of a new...
EPL Talk - Fri Jun 29 11:25 AM
Moscow (AFP) – Russia hope hulking Arsenal striker Artem Dzyuba’s mean streak can lead them past former champions Spain in the host nation’s first World Cup knockout stage match since Soviet times. That’s Arsenal Tula
Arseblog - Fri Jun 29 6:34 AM
Morning all, welcome to Friday and the Week of Scorch and Aftersun – as it will be known here in Ireland – continues. I really can’t ever remember it being this hot for this long here before. It’s good for staying in the shade and watching the World Cup though. I didn’t get to see …
Arseblog - Fri Jun 29 5:48 AM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. There’s not a lot of Arsenal news this week, but here’s a podcast anyway. I’m joined by Tim Stillman to chat about the World Cup, Brazil’s chances of going the distance, his aversion to VAR versus the drama and entertainment it pro...
Arseblog - Thu Jun 28 5:00 PM
Arsenal have quietly prioritised rebuilding in the defensive areas of their squad so far this summer, with Bernd Leno and Stephan Lichtsteiner already secured and Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Lucas Torreira reportedly soon to join them. This makes a lot of sense for Arsenal, who were light on ex...
EPL Talk - Thu Jun 28 2:10 PM
Istanbul (AFP) – Fenerbahce are set to sign former England midfielder Jack Wilshere after his decision to leave Arsenal, a Turkish report said on Thursday. Wilshere, who played for Arsenal since boyhood, is leaving the
Arsenal Youth - Thu Jun 28 2:10 PM
Pre-season is always interesting, but this time will be especially so, with new Arsenal head coach Unai Emery assessing his players for the first time. Despite this being a World Cup year, Arsenal will have the majority of their first-team squad available for the entirety of pre-season, with 18 o...
Soccerlens - Thu Jun 28 11:58 AM
Arsenal join the race to sign 66-cap international, would be excellent addition - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal have joined the race to sign Mexico midfielder Hector Herrera. West Ham United, Everton and Roma have all been linked with the 28-year-old, but Correio da Manha has claime...
Arseblog - Thu Jun 28 5:56 AM
Amazing scenes at the World Cup yesterday as holders Germany were eliminated after a 2-0 defeat to South Korea. VAR played a part again, rightly ruling the Korean’s first goal onside, and as the Germans pressed forward for an equaliser, we had the incredible sight of goalkeeper Manuel Neuer losin...
For me it was very important for him to take confidence and take that first goal, said Emery.
Daily Star - 4:28 PM
For me it was very important for him to take confidence and take that first goal, said Emery.
Metro - 11:41 PM
We lost the first two matches against Manchester City and Chelsea and we called for calm, said Emery. When we are winning now we need to be in the same way, [with] our mentality - calm, work, enjoy, enjoy working, [enjoy] our feeling with our supporters like today. Was it our best ...
Daily Telegraph - 9:43 PM
We are happy but also calm because we know it's difficult each moment and each match, said Gunners head coach Emery. Today we are happy.
Sky Sports - 3:58 PM