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Arsenal Youth - Sat Jun 9 7:33 PM
Arsenal attacker Eddie Nketiah set up a goal as England U21s beat their Mexico counterparts 2-1 to retain the Toulon Tournament. Nketiah, who hit a brace in the semi-final, turned provider for Kieran Dowell, who made it 2-1 to England after Dael Fry had pulled them level. Advertisements
Arsenal Youth - Sat Jun 9 12:15 PM
Following on from the appointment of Marcel Lucassen as head coach of player development, Arsenal have named Lee Herron as head of football academy operations. Herron previously spent 17 years with Reading and will form part of the new academy structure involving Per Mertesacker. Arsenal have als...
Gooner Talk - Sat Jun 9 11:29 AM
Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck is vying to equal, or indeed surpass, David Beckham’s England goal record, which stands at 17, at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, having hit the back of the net against Costa Rica on Thursday in a 2-0 pre-tournament friendly victory at Elland Road. The 27-year-old, who began...
Soccerlens - Sat Jun 9 9:08 AM
Arsenal agree deal for highly-rated midfielder - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to reports from Italy, Arsenal have agreed a deal for Sampdoria’s highly-rated midfielder Lucas Torreira. The 22-year-old, who has also drawn interest from Napoli, has a £22m release clause which the Gu...
Arseblog - Sat Jun 9 8:29 AM
This morning I was dreaming that Cristiano Ronaldo was my best mate, but since his retirement from football he had become the world’s largest supplier of ecstasy pills which he transported around the world in a white van. We were having dinner at his house – he was wearing a strange, pale blue bl...
Soccerlens - Fri Jun 8 8:27 PM
Sporting will agree £39.5m deal with Arsenal for 23-year-old if price is met - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to A Bola, Sporting CP will agree a £39.5m deal with Arsenal for Gelson Martins, so long as the Gunners meet the asking price this summer. Sporting reportedly turned down a...
Arsenal Youth - Fri Jun 8 8:21 PM
Experienced German coach Marcel Lucassen has been named as Arsenal’s director of football development on a three year contract. Lucassen, who previously did impressive work with the German national team’s youth setup, will be responsible for the development of both the coaches and the players fro...
Soccerlens - Fri Jun 8 6:30 PM
‘Great signing’, ‘Excellent coup’, – fans excited as Arsenal close in on playmaker - originally posted on Sportslens.com We reported on Thursday that Arsenal were closing in on Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Yacine Adli and supporters are delighted with the news. He’s fleet-footed, comfortable in...
Soccerlens - Fri Jun 8 5:31 PM
Rio Ferdinand slams this Arsenal star - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes that England manager Gareth Southgate made a correct decision by not including Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere in his 23-man squad which travels to Russia to play in the World Cup....
Arsenal Youth - Fri Jun 8 5:23 PM
Arsenal have offered new contracts to eight youngsters, including Vlad Dragomir. In addition to talented midfielder Dragomir, defender Tolaji Bola has also been offered an extension along with Josh DaSilva and Yassin Fortune. The Gunners also want to retain the services of goalkeeper Deyan Iliev,...
Arsenal Youth - Fri Jun 8 5:07 PM
Arsenal have announced their released list, with seven youngsters set to leave the club when their contracts expire at the end of this month, including goalkeeper Hugo Keto. Fellow shot-stoppers Ryan Huddart and Alex Crean have also been let go. In addition defenders Tafari Moore, Marc Bola and C...
Arsenal Youth - Fri Jun 8 4:30 PM
Young Arsenal defender Daniel Ballard has signed his first professional contract with the club. The 18-year-old made significant progress last season as he featured regularly for the U18s and captained the FA Youth Cup side in their run to the final. Ballard, who is usually deployed as a centre-b...
7am kickoff - Fri Jun 8 3:37 PM
I was listening to Cibo Matto’s album “Viva! La Woman” with Avie yesterday when she pointed out that every song had a food-related title: Apple, White Pepper Ice Cream, Beef Jerky, Know your chicken, and so on. It turns out…
EPL Talk - Fri Jun 8 3:07 PM
Alex Iwobi is undoubtedly a polarizing player. The Arsenal and Nigeria midfielder/forward suffers regular scrutiny by both rival fans and supporters of the north London outfit. In fact, he may be the player in the Arsenal team with the lowest approval rating amongst their own fanbase. Yet despite...
Soccerlens - Fri Jun 8 8:16 AM
Arsenal chasing 6-cap international, 21-year-old would cost £22 million - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal are interested in signing midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini from Roma. The 21-year-old is under contract with the Serie A club until 2021, but he has a £22 million release clause whic...
Soccerlens - Fri Jun 8 7:46 AM
Arsenal linked with 54-cap international, 31-year-old wants to leave current boss - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal have been linked with a move for Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia. The 31-year-old is believed to want out of Turin, with Italian media outlet CalcioMercato.com citing a...
Arseblog - Fri Jun 8 7:09 AM
Happy Friday to you all. I slept until almost 6am this morning which is a new record with the new puppy. I was woken by her flinging a plant pot around the kitchen, but hey, beggars and choosers and all that. Yesterday saw an interesting development in the broadcasting rights for the Premier Leag...
Arseblog - Fri Jun 8 6:21 AM
Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. On today’s show I chat to Paolo Bandini about the signing of 34 year old Stephan Lichtsteiner who joins after seven successful years with Juventus. What kind of a player is he? What kind of an impact will he have on the squad on …
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...
He has a big commitment with us and also character, said Emery.
Metro - 8:44 AM
It's not a good draw, but they deserve it because they work very well and were very competitive and organised for the transition, Emery said after the game.
Metro - 7:35 AM
It's a big injury. He had an operation on Friday, said Emery.
BBC - 9:31 PM
He has a big commitment with us and also character, said Emery.
Metro - 8:02 PM