- Tue May 22 11:28 PM
Unai Emery is the new Arsenal manager. That much we know for sure.
- Tue May 22 9:37 PM
Prague (AFP) – Arsenal keeper Petr Cech
said Tuesday he was happy to finally get back the shirt number one he wore throughout his eleven seasons at Chelsea but never with the Gunners. Cech joined Arsenal in 2015 at age 33 so he picked a shirt number 33. “I already wanted number one when I came bu...
- Tue May 22 8:30 PM
‘One of the best’, ‘Big loss for Barca’ – fans excited as Arsenal agree deal for defender - originally posted on Sportslens.com We reported on Tuesday evening that Arsenal were closing in on the signing of Joel Lopez from Barcelona and it appears supporters rate him highly and believe the Catalan...
- Tue May 22 7:30 PM
Arsenal ‘close to agreement’ for defender Sanllehi persuaded to reject Liverpool - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Spanish journalist Gerardo Romero, Arsenal are ‘close to agreement’ for young Barcelona defender Joel Lopez. Head of Football Relations Raul Sanllehi reportedly pers...
- Tue May 22 7:27 PM
'Noooo', 'Devastated', 'So upset', - fans distraught as midfielder leaves Arsenal - originally posted on Sportslens.com We reported on Tuesday that Arsenal had confirmed Santi Cazorla was leaving the club at the end of his contract and supporters are understandably upset to see him go. The 33-yea...
- Tue May 22 7:09 PM
Arsenal announced on Monday that Santi Cazorla is to depart the club after six distinguished years of service in north-London and the Spaniard’s midfield colleague, Mesut Ozil, is understandably ‘sad’ to see the intricate playmaker leave, a teammate who the German international labelled an ‘amigo...
- Tue May 22 6:16 PM
Arsene Wenger masterminded a dynasty at Arsenal during his illustrious 22 year reign at the club and many a tantalising club lusted after his innovative command, but as the enigmatic Frenchman was solely committed to the causes at hand in north-London, it’s surfaced that the former Gunners boss s...
- Tue May 22 4:40 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal were fined £20, 000 ($26, 000) by the Football Association on Tuesday for their players’ protests during a 3-1 defeat at Leicester. Gunners players were left incensed after referee Graham Scott gave Leicester a 75th-minute spot-kick for a foul by Henrikh Mkhitaryan on Dema...
- Tue May 22 4:27 PM
Arsenal haven’t announced him yet but according to David Ornstein (BBC reporter and the only trusted source on Arsenal transfers and appointments ) they are set to announce Unai Emery as the next coach of Arsenal imminently. Coach is the…
- Tue May 22 1:22 PM
In a quite dramatic turn of events, Unai Emery went from a minor outsider to the sole candidate to replace Arsène Wenger at Arsenal. It is dramatic in the way that Mikel Arteta was set to take that role, there was an agreement, the backroom staff was being discussed until Ivan Gazidis ordered a m...
- Tue May 22 12:25 PM
Confirmed: Arsenal midfielder leaves club - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal have confirmed midfielder Santi Cazorla is leaving the club at the end of his contract. The Spanish international made 180 appearances for the Gunners after joining from Malaga in 2012. Chief executive Ivan Ga...
- Tue May 22 10:54 AM
Arsenal announced some squad number alterations for members of the first-team squad yesterday and this summer some of the club’s talented youngsters will also see their numbers changed. Seven Arsenal youngsters, all of whom put pen to paper on their first professional contracts during the course...
- Tue May 22 10:52 AM
'Please tell me this is a joke?' - Arsenal fans react to Spaniard's imminent arrival - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal are set to appoint the former PSG manager Unai Emery as their manager. As per the latest reports, the Gunners have chosen the Spaniard over Mikel Arteta. The former A...
- Tue May 22 7:57 AM
That old phrase ‘You never know what can happen in football’ came to mind last night when we’d taken a break during recording the Arsecast Extra live at Union Chapel last night. During the show, we’d been discussing the future on the assumption that Mikel Arteta
was set to be named as the man to …
- Tue May 22 7:46 AM
4 reasons why Leonardo Jardim would have been perfect for Arsenal - originally posted on Sportslens.com While it is being reported by the reliable David Ornstein that former PSG boss Unai Emery will be announced as the next Gunners manager this week, there is another experienced manager out there...
- Tue May 22 7:04 AM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. So this episode was recorded like at Union Chapel last night, and during the first half of the show we discussed lots of things but also the future on the assumption that Mikel Arteta was about to be m...
- Mon May 21 9:20 PM
London (AFP) – Former Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery looks set to become Arsene Wenger’s successor after 22 years as Arsenal manager, the BBC reported on Monday. Emery, 46, won Ligue 1 and four domestic cups in two seasons in the French capital before departing earlier this month. However,...
- Mon May 21 8:36 PM
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- Mon May 21 8:18 PM
Being reported on the BBC now. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44203679 Arsenal are set to appoint Unai Emery as their new manager. Manchester City assistant Mikel Arteta was strong favourite to succeed the outgoing Arsene Wenger. But following a thorough recruitment process that involved al...
- Mon May 21 7:56 PM
Unai Emery, who led Sevilla to three consecutive Europa League titles, and who most recently was ousted at PSG, will reportedly be Arsenal's next manager.
- Mon May 21 7:52 PM
- Mon May 21 7:15 PM
London (AFP) – Santi Cazorla will bring the curtain down on his injury-ravaged Arsenal career when the Spanish midfielder leaves at the end of his contract in June. Cazorla hasn’t played for Arsenal since suffering a serious Achilles injury in October 2016. In a bid to return to action, he had 10...
- Mon May 21 6:35 PM
London Evening Standard understands that Arsenal playmaker Jack Wilshere
, who’s current contract at is set to expire in the summer, is allegedly poised to pen a renewed 3 year deal worth £100k-a-week, as the north-Londoners prepare to usher in a new era without Arsene Wenger’s command. Wilshere’s...
- Mon May 21 5:16 PM
That’s all I want to know. That’s it. Where is the new manager? Let’s go, quit messing around. Qq
- Mon May 21 4:08 PM
3 players who could leave Arsenal before a new manager is appointed - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal are still no closer to appointing a new manager, but there are four players who could be on their way out of the Emirates this summer before Arsene Wenger’s replacement is even identi...
- Mon May 21 6:48 AM
A very good and early Monday morning to you. I am writing this blog in my kitchen as the puppy decides that her favourite thing in the world to eat is soil and has used the kitchen floor as a plate for her soilstravaganza. The appointment of Mikel Arteta is set to take place ‘this …
- Sun May 20 11:49 PM
I tweeted something that got quite a bit of a response and thought I should follow up with a post that more completely explains my idea. There were actually two tweets but they both basically say the same thing: get…
- Sun May 20 7:00 PM
Major blow for Arsenal as midfielder ‘reaches an agreement’ to join former club - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Don Balon, Arsenal have been dealt a major blow, with midfielder Santi Cazorla ‘reaching an agreement’ to join former club Villarreal this summer. The Spanish interna...
- Sun May 20 4:02 PM
Former Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta
has surfaced as a potential candidate to take the batten from Arsene Wenger in the north-Londoners’ dugout, although Henry Winter – speaking on The Sunday Supplement – is under the impression that Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City assistant isn’t ‘tough’ enoug...
- Sun May 20 3:25 PM
Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette’s maiden campaign on English soil wasn’t as prolific as it was on a perennial basis in Ligue 1, and having endured a baron spate in front of the target where he failed to find the net in ten appearances during the middle of the season, the Frenchman revealed that the...
- Sun May 20 2:56 PM
Arteta confident that he can win over Arsenal players - originally posted on Sportslens.com Mikel Arteta
is confident that he can win the support of Arsenal’s players if he is appointed as manager of the club. The former Everton star and Gunners captain is favorite to become the new manager of th...
- Sun May 20 12:40 PM
Leicester beat Arsenal and Tottenham to sign Ricardo from Porto - originally posted on Sportslens.com Leicester City have agreed terms with Porto to sign defender Ricardo Pereira on a five-year deal. The Portugal international enjoyed a good season and went on to play 43 times in all competitions...
- Sun May 20 6:54 AM
I sort of watched the second half of yesterday’s FA Cup final in a bar yesterday evening. It will tell you the esteem in which I hold Jose Mourinho that I wanted Chelsea to win. I didn’t just want them to win, I really wanted them to win because I knew this would make him …
- Sat May 19 9:35 PM
Berlin (AFP) – Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan met Germany president Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Saturday in a series of clear the air talks following their controversial photos alongside Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “Ilkay Gundogan and Mesut Ozil expressed a desire to visit me, ” Steinme...
- Sat May 19 3:55 PM
offered to PSG - originally posted on Sportslens.com The representatives of Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere
have offered their client to French giants PSG. Wilshere who was once heralded as the future of English football is looking to get his career back on track. After struggling...
- Sat May 19 1:36 PM
“Nothing in his life became him like leaving it.” William Shakespeare, ‘Macbeth’, Act 1, sc. 4, l. 7 It has, I am sure you will agree, been a wonderful few weeks. He has now departed in the most joyous of ways, relishing every last moment. This was the right way for it to happen, with …
- Sat May 19 7:05 AM
If Mikel Arteta
was a lady an anagram of his name could be Maria Kettle. Chances are though, if he were a woman, his first name wouldn’t be Mikel. Another anagram is ‘Rat-like team’, and one of things many of us hope is that a new manager makes us a bit more mean and a …
- Fri May 18 5:59 PM
Arsene Wenger will decide future before World Cup - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsene Wenger has said that he will be announcing his future before the World Cup starts. The 68-year-old departed Arsenal at the end of this season after 22-years in charge of the club. Wenger managed his fin...
- Fri May 18 9:40 AM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger admits he is still in shock after the curtain finally came down on his 22-year-reign as Arsenal manager and told The Guardian he will decide by the start of the World Cup as to do next. The 68-year-old Frenchman — whose trophy-laden reign at the Gunners came to an end...
- Fri May 18 6:22 AM
Morning all, happy Friday to you all, and we head into the first weekend of the off-season with the focus still on the possible/probable appointment of Mikel Arteta
as Arsenal manager. From what I understand the Spaniard has been in London most of this week, and has been up and down from Manchest...
- Fri May 18 6:10 AM
Leeds hold initial talks to sign former Arsenal player, 26-yr-old wants to join - originally posted on Sportslens.com Leeds United are interested in signing the Swansea defender Kyle Bartley this summer. As per the reports, they have already held preliminary talks with the Welsh club. Apparently,...
- Fri May 18 5:25 AM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. On today’s show we have a round-table discussion about the final game of the season and the season as a whole, including Arsene Wenger’s departure and where we go from here. Mikel Arteta’s name is being strongly linked with the job...