- Mon Jul 9 10:37 PM
I have a special treat for all of you today: we finally have an English translation of the full interview of Unai Emery by Marti Perarnau. This work was originally published on Perarnau’s E-Magazine, the Tactical Room, and is published…
- Mon Jul 9 6:10 PM
A report published by Goal – via Daily Star – suggests that Arsenal’s Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina is supposedly ‘closing in’ on a summer departure, with Argentine giants Boca Juniors allegedly in the driving seat to land his disregarded services next term. With Bernd Leno and Petr Cech seem...
- Mon Jul 9 3:41 PM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. England are into the semi-final of the World Cup and James is excited. We chat about their tournament, and assess their chances of going all the way. Then there’s Arsenal chat as our signings seem to b...
- Mon Jul 9 12:00 PM
has revealed he believes Hugo Lloris
is a better goalkeeper than Thibaut Courtois ahead of France’s World Cup semi-final meeting with Belgium. Lloris and Courtois are set to go head-to-head in St Petersburg on Tuesday night with a place in Sunday’s final up for grabs. A total of ni...
- Mon Jul 9 7:33 AM
So, the signing of Lucas Torreira, which is expected to go through early this week – perhaps even today – apparently brings an end to our ‘senior’ recruitment. There was talk of a young player being brought in, and yesterday we were linked with an €8m bid for 19 year old Lorient midfielder Matteo...
- Sun Jul 8 9:29 PM
Ex-Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue has been arrested on suspicion of ‘arson and malicious communications’, a sad and sorry development for the former Gunners favourite, who’s positive character and charisma once won the hearts of everyone in the terraces. As per a report published by the Daily Mi...
- Sun Jul 8 9:00 PM
UC Sampdoria’s Lucas Torreira is allegedly on his way to London from Moscow following Uruguay’s elimination from the 2018 World Cup, a 2-0 quarter-final loss against France, in order to supposedly finalise a ‘fantastic’ summer switch to Arsenal. It’s believed that the Gunners and the Serie A outf...
- Sun Jul 8 5:55 PM
Arsenal close in on shock summer signing, will complete medical on Monday - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to French football expert Mohamed Toubache-Ter, Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Matteo Guendouzi. The news comes as a shock given how it came out of nowhere, but a de...
- Sun Jul 8 5:23 PM
I was thinking about the teams and players who are featuring in the final four of the World Cup. Croatia have just one player who plays in England (Lovren, I think, please correct in the comments) and France have just…
- Sun Jul 8 3:40 PM
Berlin (AFP) – Mesut Ozil’s father said Sunday his son should quit Germany’s national squad after he was made a “scapegoat” for their shock first-round defeat at the World Cup. Ozil, 29, has come in
- Sun Jul 8 10:30 AM
Berlin (AFP) – The father of Mesut Ozil said Sunday his son should quit Germany’s national squad after he was “made the scapegoat” for Die Mannschaft’s shock first-round defeat at the World Cup. Ozil, 29,
- Sun Jul 8 9:21 AM
Happy Sunday to you all. I hope you’re all nice and warm as it seems almost the entire planet is experiencing this heatwave. Ireland is hotter than Satan’s gooch, and although I was at a gig last night and stayed up late having some refreshing beverages in the back garden, I suspect my hangover i...
- Sat Jul 7 6:17 PM
France hasn’t surrendered. It’s an old joke, I know. I apologize. You deserve better. Can I work one in there about France and England fighting over Belgium? It would work a lot better if Germany were still in the tournament.…
- Sat Jul 7 8:44 AM
Hello, good morning, and welcome to a very quick World Cup round-up blog. So, Brazil are out, and I know we have many Brazilian readers and listeners so commiserations to you guys. I saw Roberto Martinez after the game go over and have a bit of a hug with former Arsenal player Edu and I …
- 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 …