- Fri Jul 6 8:18 PM
Berlin (AFP) – Germany team boss Oliver Bierhoff implied Mesut Ozil should have been dropped from the World Cup squad over a pre-tournament scandal — then back-tracked in an embarrassing twist on Friday. Ozil, 29,
- Fri Jul 6 7:11 PM
Arsenel "in talks" to sign international, deal edging closer - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal are in talks to sign France midfielder Steven N’Zonzi. New Gunners manager Unai Emery, who signed N’Zonzi during his time in charge of Sevilla, is known to be eager to bring the 29-year-old...
- Fri Jul 6 6:43 PM
AS Roma’s Lorenzo Pellegrini has supposedly surfaced as a potential transfer target of Arsenal’s recently as Unai Emery continues to construct and mould a squad of his own in north-London, however the driven midfielder’s evidently ready to fight for supremacy in the centre of the park at the Seri...
- Fri Jul 6 3:42 PM
Good morning to all of you new and old. We have ourselves a game today! You’re a Guy versus Friends. Torriera starts in the midfield for You’re a Guy and he will have his hands full as France start Griezmann, …
- Fri Jul 6 3:40 PM
Berlin (AFP) – In the wake of their shock World Cup exit, Germany team boss Oliver Bierhoff has said Mesut Ozil should have been dropped over a pre-tournament scandal involving Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Hammers in the Heart
- Fri Jul 6 2:19 PM
Strong rumours West Ham will be signing Arsenal's Jack Wilshere
soon. I've always thought he's a West Ham-type player and indeed he comes from a family of West Ham supporters in Hitchin. On the other hand, he'd be an old-style West Ham signing, a Harry Redknapp-stye gamble as Arsenal are getting...
- Fri Jul 6 1:00 PM
Tottenham are interested in signing Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi this summer, according to reports in Italy. N’Zonzi has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal in recent days – the France international played under new Gunners manager Unai Emery during their time together at Sevilla. Spu...
- Fri Jul 6 7:41 AM
Arsenal have been providing us with some selective insight into the first week of training with a series of videos showing the chaps at work. They’re interesting, as far as it goes, and the lads seem in good form. A bit of running. A bit of gym work. Some more running. Rondos. Someone did a …
- Thu Jul 5 6:00 PM
Since penning a bumper new contract in January, 2018 has not exactly gone to plan for Mesut Özil. Arsenal floundered and failed in their Europa League objective, the German was troubled by a back injury before enduring a nightmare World Cup with his country. Arsene Wenger slightly altered the way...
- Thu Jul 5 5:00 PM
Real Sociedad are aiming to sign key Arsenal defender - originally posted on Sportslens.com Real Sociedad are eyeing the signature of Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal. Monreal who was part of the Spanish World Cup squad has been a first team regular for the Gunners since his arrival at the club in...
- Thu Jul 5 4:47 PM
Good morning. If you haven’t had a chance head over to yesterday’s article and read Greg’s comment on “It’s Coming Home”. His little essay got stuck in the spam folder until this morning. He explains what the song is about…
- Thu Jul 5 8:12 AM
I really hate wearing glasses, but my eyesight dictates that they are necessary. I hate them because: 1 – I can never find them, even though I went to the place that gives you two pairs for the price of one. Which, realistically, is two mid-priced pairs but you pay over the odds for one …
- Wed Jul 4 10:05 PM
‘Yesss’, ‘Finally’ - fans excited as Arsenal confirm another signing and reveal shirt number - originally posted on Sportslens.com We reported on Monday that Arsenal confirmed the signing of Sokratis Papastathopoulos and revealed he would be wearing the No.5 shirt, and supporters are delighted wi...
- Wed Jul 4 9:03 PM
‘Yessss’, ‘So excited’, - fans delighted as Arsenal confirm another contract extension - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal confirmed on Tuesday that they agreed a new deal for Calum Chambers, joining Ainsley Maitland-Niles who extended his deal last month. The 23-year-old has signed a l...
- Wed Jul 4 6:19 PM
England won the World Cup last night, or at least that’s how it felt watching the match live and interacting with the fans on twitter. Let me guess, half of you are happy and half of you are worried that…
- Wed Jul 4 12:13 PM
Arsenal have had some very impressive strikers at youth level in recent seasons, with Benik Afobe, Chuba Akpom and Eddie Nketiah among them. Stephy Mavididi also falls into that category, but, now at the age of 20, he is getting to the point where he may have to consider his options for the benef...
- Wed Jul 4 6:00 AM
High drama at the World Cup last night as England went through to the quarter-finals when it looked as if England might England it up. Leading 1-0 and into second half injury time, they were under a bit of pressure as Colombia pushed for an equaliser. Jordan Pickford made a quite outstanding save...
- Wed Jul 4 12:26 AM
Arsenal youngsters Josh Dasilva and Tobi Omole are set to stay at the club. There had been uncertainty regarding the futures of the Hale End products after neither player was mentioned in Arsenal’s update on the individuals whose contracts had expired. However, both Dasilva and Omole, a midfielde...
- Tue Jul 3 5:58 PM
Arsenal line up bid for international, Tottenham Hotspur have offer rejected - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal have been linked with a move for Barcelona midfielder Anrde Gomes. The Gunners have been busy in the transfer market this summer, but the Independent has claimed that manager...
- Tue Jul 3 3:22 PM
New Arsenal head coach Unai Emery held his first training session at the club today, with a host of youngsters in attendance. Midfielder Emile Smith Rowe was amongst them along with defender Jordi Osei-Tutu. Reiss Nelson, Joe Willock, Eddie Nketiah and Matt Macey also trained with the squad. Adve...
- Tue Jul 3 1:45 PM
London (AFP) – England international defender Calum Chmbers is willing to battle to gain a first choice place at Arsenal after signing a long term contract on Tuesday. The 23-year-old — whose international career has
- Tue Jul 3 8:17 AM
Emmanuel Eboue slams Pep Guardiola for the way that he treated Manchester City legend - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue has said that Pep Guardiola was responsible for the decline in Yahya Toure’s career. The 35-year-old Toure joined City in 2010 from Barcel...
- Tue Jul 3 5:59 AM
Arsenal completed their third signing of the summer yesterday with the shock capture of Greek centre-half Sokratis Papastathopoulos. Talk about out of the blue! I kid, obviously, as this is one that has been in the pipeline for some time, and he’s now the third former Borussia Dortmund player to...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.…