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7am kickoff - Thu Jun 7 8:37 PM
David Conn has released his annual state of the Premier League finances over on the Guardian and I have compiled most of that data into a handy sortable Google chart. get out those accounting goggles and start licking pencils: it’s time…
Soccerlens - Thu Jun 7 6:35 PM
West Ham should sign this player claims ex Arsenal man - originally posted on Sportslens.com There is currently speculation surrounding the future of Jack Wilshere. It remains to be seen whether the Englishmen who is out of contract will fit into the plans of new Gunners boss Unai Emery and after...
Arseblog - Thu Jun 7 5:30 PM
Parting ways with a legacy manager will take some getting used to for Arsenal fans- particularly during the summer months in the absence of Arsenal fixtures. Games keep the news cycle tumbling on like a penny rolling down a hill. But with a new coach whom we have yet to see in action, we have …
EPL Talk - Thu Jun 7 12:41 PM
Berlin (AFP) – Arsenal star Mesut Ozil will miss Germany’s final warm-up match on Friday with a knee injury, but the attacking midfielder’s participation in the World Cup is not in danger, according to the German football federation. Ozil, 29, will sit out the friendly against Saudi Arabia in Lev...
Soccerlens - Thu Jun 7 11:53 AM
Arsenal must look elsewhere as agent confirms seven-cap 23-year-old is staying put - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal’s hopes of signing defender Daniele Rugani appear to be over. The Gunners have been repeatedly linked with a move for Rugani – but his agent Davide Torchia believes his...
Soccerlens - Thu Jun 7 11:30 AM
Arsenal near deal for ‘technically gifted’ midfielder, among the best of his generation - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal are closing in on a deal with Paris Saint-Germain for ‘technically gifted’ midfielder Yacine Adli, reports the Guardian. The 17-year-old, who is regarded as one of...
Soccerlens - Thu Jun 7 8:16 AM
Arsenal linked with RB Leipzig star; future German international looks a solid buy - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal have been linked with a move for RB Leipzig defender Lukas Klostermann. German media outlet Bild has claimed that the Gunners are eager to add the German U21 internatio...
Arseblog - Thu Jun 7 6:35 AM
In Arsene Wenger’s final season, the twin challenges of the Premier League and Europa League saw him use his squad in a specific way. The former was for what was considered his ‘first team’, and the latter for fringe players and, more importantly, young players. You could easily see the logic in...
Gooner Talk - Wed Jun 6 8:35 PM
As per a report published by Portuguese outlet A Bola, it’s believed that a bid of €30m tabled by Arsenal for Gelson Martins has been rebuffed by the winger’s employers, Sporting CP, a club to which the searing attacker supposedly wants to depart in the summer. Previously disclosed by The Telegra...
Arsenal Youth - Wed Jun 6 8:21 PM
Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah scored a brace as England U21s came from behind to beat their Scotland counterparts 3-1 today and secure their place in the final of the Toulon Tournament, where they will face Mexico. Scotland took the lead through Michael Johnston but England equalised in the secon...
Gooner Talk - Wed Jun 6 8:19 PM
It’s said that Sevilla FC’s Steven N’Zonzi is a midfielder on Arsenal’s summer transfer window radar, but it’s become particularly apparent that the north-Londoners have not made any contact with La Liga outfit, although Unai Emery, who led the Sevillistas Los Rojiblancos to 3 consecutive Europa...
Soccerlens - Wed Jun 6 7:33 PM
‘Woohoo’, ‘Get in!’, ‘Excellent signing’ – fans excited as Arsenal agree deal for defender - originally posted on Sportslens.com We reported on Wednesday afternoon that Arsenal agreed a deal for Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner and fans are delighted by the news. The Swiss international mad...
Soccerlens - Wed Jun 6 6:25 PM
New club join Arsenal in race for midfielder wanted by Jose Mourinho - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Calciomercato, Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini is now a transfer target for Ajax. If the 30-year-old and the Red Devils fail to agree terms over a new deal before...
EPL Talk - Wed Jun 6 5:17 PM
Berlin (AFP) – After being booed by Germany fans last weekend, Ilkay Gundogan admits being affected by the criticism he and Mesut Ozil received in the wake of their controversial meeting with Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “Some of the reactions hit me, especially the personal insults, ”...
EPL Talk - Wed Jun 6 4:12 PM
Shanghai (AFP) – He was touted as the next big thing when he joined Arsenal in 2004 and would later play for Real Madrid. On Wednesday, Jose Antonio Reyes signed for the bottom side in China’s second tier. Now 34, the winger is swapping his native Spain for Xinjiang, a remote region in China’s fa...
7am kickoff - Wed Jun 6 3:34 PM
Players from the Arsenal.com web site (players with * may not be with the club next season or were not listed on the site as starters, also Per Mertesacker is listed on the official site still but he has retired…
Soccerlens - Wed Jun 6 12:40 PM
‘Yes!’, ‘Get in’, 'Quality' – fans excited as Arsenal agree biggest-ever deal - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal have agreed a deal with Adidas to become their kit manufacturer for 2019/20, according to various reports. Such a deal was rumoured in March and April and now Arsenal legend...
Soccerlens - Wed Jun 6 11:55 AM
Confirmed: Arsenal agree deal for ‘quality’ defender - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal confirm they have agreed a deal for Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner. The 34-year-old will join the Gunners when his contract comes to an end later this month. New manager Unai Emey was deligh...
Soccerlens - Wed Jun 6 7:54 AM
12 clean sheets in 39 games, but club ready to sell long-time Arsenal target - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal’s hopes of finding a replacement for Petr Cech have been boosted after Bayer Leverkusen have told their goalkeeper Bernd Leno that he can leave the club. The 26-year-old, who...
Soccerlens - Wed Jun 6 6:30 AM
29-yr-old snubbed Man Utd, player's father confirms; Star set to join Arsenal - originally posted on Sportslens.com Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos is heading to Arsenal this summer. The Gunners have already agreed a deal with the German giants for the centre back and the pla...
Arseblog - Wed Jun 6 5:44 AM
So the first signing of the Unai Emery era was made official yesterday as it was announced that Stephan Lichtsteiner has joined on a free transfer after seven hugely successful seasons with Juventus. He won seven successive Serie A titles with the Italian giants, as well as some cups along the wa...
Gooner Talk - Tue Jun 5 8:20 PM
Unai Emery believes that Stephan Lichtsteiner will ‘improve’ Arsenal’s overall performances after joining the north-Londoners from Juventus for free on Tuesday, their first signing of the summer transfer window and undoubtedly one of the club’s most practiced, proven acquisitions in recent season...
Gooner Talk - Tue Jun 5 7:26 PM
With Liga NOS outfit Sporting CP currently suffering through a turbulent stage in their history, The Express understands that Arsenal could snag Gelson Martins, a supposed transfer target, for free in the summer window, if the Lisbon-based club allow the Portuguese winger to cancel his contract,...
EPL Talk - Tue Jun 5 6:35 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla is leaving England to try to resurrect his career at his first club Villarreal after a serious Achilles tendon injury nearly ended his playing days. “Santi Cazorla is coming home, ” the La Liga club said in a statement. The 33-year-old, who played 7...
Gooner Talk - Tue Jun 5 6:33 PM
Arsenal unveiled their first summer signing in the shape of Stephan Lichtsteiner on Tuesday afternoon and it’s since become clear that the 34-year-old right-back is determined to ‘make big things’ happen at his new employers in the coming seasons. Joining from monopolising Serie A powerhouse Juve...
Soccerlens - Tue Jun 5 6:30 PM
Arsenal close in on second summer signing, player ‘eager to join’ the Gunners - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to the Independent, Arsenal are closing in on Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos as their second summer signing, after Stephan Lichtsteiner joined on Tue...
7am kickoff - Tue Jun 5 3:30 PM
“It’s raining men, Hallelujah, it’s raining men Amen I’m gonna go out, I’m gonna let myself get absolutely soaking wet It’s raining men, Hallelujah it’s raining men, every specimen Tall blond dark and lean rough and tough and strong and…
EPL Talk - Tue Jun 5 3:22 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal announced the capture of Swiss international defender Stephan Lichtsteiner from Juventus on Tuesday — new manager Unai Emery’s first signing for the Premier League club. The 34-year-old was out of contract at the Serie A champions and joins the Gunners on a free transfer be...
Arseblog - Tue Jun 5 6:27 AM
Summer is known for three things. Sunshine, barbecues, and transfers. There may be other aspects which people enjoy, but undoubtedly those are the top of my list. We don’t get that much sunshine here in Ireland, which makes the barbecue thing less frequent than I would like, but at least we’ve go...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Jun 4 11:00 PM
Tottenham are interested in signing Marseille midfielder Morgan Sanson this summer, according to reports in France. Sanson played 53 times for Marseille across all competitions in 2017/18, helping his side reach the Europa League final. He finished the season with 12 goals and three assists – imp...
7am kickoff - Mon Jun 4 8:12 PM
No – he’s not a good forward option – 20 goals and 5 assists in 155 matches for Man U. No – he’s not a good DM, 79% passing in the Champions League, 79% passing while at Everton, averages almost…
Gooner Talk - Mon Jun 4 6:48 PM
Marouane Fellaini’s contract at Manchester United is set to expire on June 30th and it’s thought that AC Milan are keen to land the strapping Belgian once he becomes a free agent, although according to a report published by The Telegraph – via Football Italia – Arsenal will supposedly challenge t...
Soccerlens - Mon Jun 4 6:14 PM
Arsenal close to completing first summer signing, player to arrive for medical this week - originally posted on Sportslens.com Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos is reportedly set to become Arsenal’s first signing of the summer transfer window. According to Kicker via The Sun, t...
7am kickoff - Mon Jun 4 4:21 PM
Sorry but this has to be short: I’m working on an article on Steven Nzonzi for a site that I’m partnering with called The Arsenal Review. I also have to take the dog for a walk and get to my…
RedCafe.net - Mon Jun 4 3:22 PM
Don't know what to make of our friends down south. There has been talk Emery has only 50m to spend this summer. At the moment, Arsenal's likely signings are Lichtsteiner, Fellaini and Papastathopoulos. Three free transfers and one whose contract has a year to run. They also have players with not...
Soccerlens - Mon Jun 4 1:09 PM
Juventus’ Stephan Lichtsteiner provides update on his proposed move to Arsenal - originally posted on Sportslens.com Juventus full back Stephan Lichtsteiner has insisted that nothing is finalized amid reports linking him with an imminent move to Arsenal this summer. Lichtsteiner’s contract with t...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Jun 4 1:00 PM
PSV Eindhoven winger Steven Bergwijn is being closely tracked by Tottenham, according to reports in the Netherlands. Bergwijn made 32 league appearances in 2017/18 as PSV won the Eredevisie title. The 20-year-old scored eight goals and provided seven assists, helping his side win the Dutch top-fl...
Arseblog - Mon Jun 4 12:24 PM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. It’s been a quiet week but we still have some aural pleasure for you as we – with the help of your questions – chat about the Arsenal legends and their game against Real Madrid, strange shirt names, a...
EPL Talk - Mon Jun 4 11:15 AM
Moscow (AFP) – Former Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu had $11, 000 (9, 300 euros) stolen from his suitcase at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on his way to playing in a friendly match organised by FIFA, TASS reported. Kanu, 41, who captained the Nigerian national team and played for Arsenal and Inter...
Soccerlens - Mon Jun 4 8:15 AM
Report: Chelsea and Arsenal chasing international star; £52 million will seal the deal - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea and Arsenal are battling to sign Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen. According to Spanish media outlet Sport, both clubs have registered their interest with Barc...
Soccerlens - Mon Jun 4 7:45 AM
Arsenal urged to sign 'the biggest prospect we have in Europe'; £45 million would seal the deal - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Arsenal star Anders Limpar has urged the Gunners to sign RB Leipzig’s Emil Forsberg this summer. Arsenal have been linked with a move for the Sweden interna...
Arseblog - Mon Jun 4 7:01 AM
Morning all, it’s a bank holiday here so some quick waffle for you. I didn’t see any of the legends stuff yesterday, as some of our old chaps played against some of Real Madrid’s old chaps. This was the Arsenal team: Seaman, Lauren, Campbell, Upson, Winterburn, Petit, Parlour, Boa Morte, Limpar,...
Soccerlens - Sun Jun 3 8:15 PM
‘Yessss’, ‘Fantastic’ – fans excited as Arsenal could agree deal for 27-year-old - originally posted on Sportslens.com We reported on Friday that Arsenal could agree a new deal with Aaron Ramsey, with manager Unai Emery expected to hold talks with the 27-year-old this summer, and supporters are d...
Soccerlens - Sun Jun 3 6:13 PM
£44 million star issues "come and get me" plea to Arsenal, player has been watched by Tottenham and Liverpool - originally posted on Sportslens.com Stuttgart defender Benjamin Pavard wants to join Arsenal this summer. According to Calcio Insider, the 22-year-old has told the Bundesliga club that...
Soccerlens - Sun Jun 3 9:09 AM
Arsenal boss Unai Emery sanctions move for £58 million Liverpool target - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal manager Unai Emery has sanctioned a £58 million move to sign Sporting Lisbon winger Gelson Martins. Portuguese media outlet O Jogo has claimed that Gunners’ director of football S...
Soccerlens - Sun Jun 3 8:51 AM
Arsenal linked with renewed bid for midfield target, player keen on moving to the Emirates - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal have been linked with a renewed bid for Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi. New Gunners manager Unai Emery, who signed N’Zonzi during his time in charge of Sevil...
Arseblog - Sun Jun 3 6:43 AM
5.30am on a Sunday morning. I’ve seen many of them in my life. In the not too distant past, there was a time when it meant Saturday night was still going. One more tune. Now I can see the sun rising over the houses at the back of the house because I’ve been woken up …
Ozil with his quality, we needed him to give us his moment of the match, said Emery. In the second half he played a good match. He worked every minute when he is on the pitch and in the second half with more control of the ball and in possession. I think he feels better on the pitc...
Daily Star - 11:51 AM
I have the information and usually he is near, Emery said. The first impression is very good and my information is he will sign and stay with us.
Daily Mail - 2:51 AM
He's improving. He is getting to know his teammates, Emery said.
Daily Express - 5:29 PM
It is very important for me to continue doing this and improving, Emery said. If you play every time long balls you lose personality. We take a little risk but when you break their pressing on the pitch you can find space.
Daily Express - 6:21 AM