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Guardian - Mon Jan 21 9:15 PM
• Defender injured during win over Chelsea on Saturday • Player waiting to learn if there is further damage Héctor Bellerín’s season is over after he was diagnosed with a ruptured cruciate knee ligament and the Arsenal right-back faces a battle to be fit for the beginning of the next campaign. Be...
Guardian - Mon Jan 21 1:27 PM
• Head of recruitment was in post for less than 14 months • Arsenal say Mislintat has ‘done a truly outstanding job’ Arsenal have announced head of recruitment Sven Mislintat will leave the club on 8 February. The German joined Arsenal on December 1, 2017 and has been in place for less than 14 mo...
Guardian - Mon Jan 21 7:34 AM
Unai Emery gets better of Maurizio Sarri, Mohamed Salah takes shine off his milestone and Riyad Mahrez victim of City’s power While these have been a troubled few weeks for Arsenal, with Sven Mislintat’s impending exit set to leave a big hole in their recruitment department, their victory over Ch...
Guardian - Sun Jan 20 8:43 PM
• Manager says they lacked ‘ferocity’ in their defeat at Arsenal • Adds he is ‘a straight talker’ not worried about bruising egos Maurizio Sarri does not believe it was a risky move to accuse his Chelsea players of being “extremely difficult to motivate” and lacking “ferocity” in their game after...
Guardian - Sun Jan 20 12:10 AM
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri launched a scathing attack on his players after they laboured to a 2-0 defeat at Arsenal in the Premier League. An irate Sarri, who opted to speak Italian in his press conference to properly execute his message, accused his squad of being ‘extremely difficult to mot...
Guardian - Sat Jan 19 9:52 PM
Arsenal’s tireless centre-forward made himself the decisive figure on a field full of silky attackers toiling in ill-suited roles Sometimes it’s hard to be a striker. Or a No 9. Or a nine and a half. Or a fluid high-pressing false 11. There were six forwards of varying types on show as this match...
Guardian - Sat Jan 19 9:19 PM
• Manager furious after side’s 2-0 defeat at Arsenal • Sarri attacks lack of ‘ferocity’ among his players Maurizio Sarri launched a stinging attack on his Chelsea players’ mentality after a meek defeat to Arsenal , accusing them of being “extremely difficult to motivate” and lacking “ferocity” in...
Guardian - Sat Jan 19 7:32 PM
This was a result celebrated with gusto by Arsenal, but presumably cherished just as much from afar by an ominously resurgent Manchester United. The pursuit of the Champions League qualification places is gathering pace and, with the advantage over their nearest rivals in fifth and sixth now trim...
Guardian - Sat Jan 19 5:12 PM
Premier League updates from the 5.30pm GMT kick-off The big freeze: Arsenal’s era of austerity is not over yet And feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 5.12pm GMT BT Sport asks Maurizio Sarri whether he’s happy with the way his goal-shy team is playing, Eden Hazard as a false nine, all...
Guardian - Fri Jan 18 10:30 PM
• Fifth-placed Arsenal are six points behind Saturday’s visitors • Emery wary of threat of Eden Hazard in Emirates showdown Unai Emery accepts that Arsenal’s hopes of qualifying for the Champions League via Premier League position will be over if they lose to Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on Saturd...
Guardian - Fri Jan 18 8:00 PM
High wages, the lack of Champions League revenue and Kroenke’s parsimony are making the Gunners uncompetitive It was the news that Arsenal supporters had longed to hear and it was delivered with an uncharacteristic flourish by Ivan Gazidis. The date was 6 June 2013 and the club’s then chief execu...
Guardian - Fri Jan 18 2:23 PM
If Manchester United can reel off the seventh straight win under Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s tenure they will gain ground on Arsenal or Chelsea whatever the result in the fixture between them. Do so and suddenly United’s bid to earn a Champions League berth is realistic, the Norwegian having taken over...
Guardian - Fri Jan 18 2:05 PM
For Arsenal, the situation is laced with peril. Lose and their top-four hopes could be over. Unai Emery’s side have hit a downturn, losing three of their last six league games, but the defeats have come away from home. As Emery has been happy to point out, Arsenal have been impressive at the Emir...
Guardian - Fri Jan 18 12:18 PM
West Ham impressed against Arsenal and will be raring to face a Bournemouth side with the third worst defensive record in the league. Eddie Howe’s charges concede almost two goals a game on average so attack, as usual, will be the best form of defence for Bournemouth. Doubts remain over the fitne...
Guardian - Thu Jan 17 5:07 PM
• Emery: ‘Not easy to take players that can help us now’ • Manager working ‘normally’ with departing Sven Mislintat Unai Emery has made it clear that bringing a loan signing to Arsenal this month will be difficult, although the manager suggested the impending departure of the club’s head of recru...
Guardian - Wed Jan 16 6:00 PM
Pressure is already mounting to find a replacement for the departing head of recruitment Sven Mislintat Three months ago, with the autumn sunshine beaming into the boardroom Arsenal built to overlook the pitches of their Hertfordshire training base, ambition seemed to burn out of the new leadersh...
Guardian - Wed Jan 16 8:54 AM
Today’s fluff is living its best life With transfer guru Sven Mislin tat heading for the hills , Stan Kroenke slamming shut the war chest and £350, 000-a-week man Mesut Özil marooned on his sofa, Arsenal fans have gone into meltdown mode. But wait! James Rodríguez could be about to jet in and cal...
Guardian - Tue Jan 15 4:46 PM
• German joined club from Borussia Dortmund 14 months ago • Mislintat key to signing of Aubameyang this time last year The position of Sven Mislintat, Arsenal’s head of recruitment, is shrouded in uncertainty as the prospect of an exit from the club he joined 14 months ago looms. The German talen...
Guardian - Tue Jan 15 11:28 AM
• Cech won every major honour with Chelsea and Arsenal • ‘I feel like I have achieved everything’ says 36-year-old Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has announced that he will retire at the end of the season. The 36-year-old won four Premier League titles, the Champions League and the Europa League du...
Guardian - Sun Jan 13 10:30 PM
• Manager says German international ‘is like another player’ • Comments come after he omitted player for defeat at West Ham Unai Emery made it clear that Mesut Özil’s days as one of Arsenal’s stars are in the past after dropping the midfielder for the 1-0 defeat by West Ham United . Özil’s absenc...
Guardian - Sun Jan 13 3:23 PM
Whether for Arsenal, Chelsea, Barcelona or Spain, at his peak the midfielder was the supreme master of the assist After Cesc Fàbregas had uttered his fond farewells to Chelsea on Friday night, the club’s social media team posted a collection of his greatest assists. Most were 40- or 50-yard passe...
Guardian - Sat Jan 12 6:04 PM
The Arsenal head coach, Unai Emery, admitted his team failed to impose themselves on their game against West Ham after they crashed to a disappointing 1-0 defeat at the London Stadium. Declan Rice's first senior goal for the Hammers secured victory, while Arsenal's toothless performance denied...
Guardian - Sat Jan 12 2:33 PM
After all the fuss over Marko Arnautovic’s future, the limelight belonged to a local lad who places his love of the game above the riches that are surely going to come his way. The script seemed to demand an audacious performance from Arnautovic but instead the day belonged to Declan Rice, who se...
Guardian - Sat Jan 12 12:00 PM
The Arsenal manager knows how to defend but is also pragmatic as he faces Chelsea knowing victory would put his side eight points above the WSL champions It says something about the standard Arsenal have set in the WSL this season that a Chelsea side that have kept clean sheets in 11 of their ope...
Guardian - Sat Jan 12 11:33 AM
Premier League updates from the 12.30pm GMT kick-off The Fiver: sign up for our free and funny daily email And feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 11.33am GMT West Ham United: Fabianski, Zabaleta, Diop, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Noble, Rice, Antonio, Nasri, Felipe Anderson, Arnautovic. Subs...
Guardian - Fri Jan 11 3:02 PM
The focus will be on Marko Arnautovic when West Ham host Arsenal. He has made it clear he wants West Ham to let him move to China and it will be fascinating to see if he is in the right frame of mind against Unai Emery’s side, who have welcomed Hector Bellerín, Shkodran Mustafi, Nacho Monreal and...
Guardian - Thu Jan 10 3:33 PM
• Manager expresses admiration for Sevilla’s Éver Banega • Emery ‘respects’ Aaron Ramsey’s decision to join Juventus Unai Emery has said Arsenal will be able to sign players only on loan this month. The Arsenal manager, who does not have a problem with Aaron Ramsey agreeing to join Juventus on a...
Guardian - Thu Jan 10 2:48 PM
The Arsenal midfielder, who is set to join Juventus at the end of the season, will be remembered for his commitment to footballing art for footballing art’s sake Transfer windows being a time of jumbled up gambles, opportunities and big decisions, it must feel like half a lifetime ago that Aaron...
Guardian - Wed Jan 9 10:57 PM
• Welshman to leave Gunners in summer after 10 years at club • Ramsey will be paid around £140, 000 a week (£7.2m a season) Aaron Ramsey has agreed a five-year deal with Juventus worth £36m and will join the Italian champions at the end of the season. The midfielder has been discussing a deal wit...
Guardian - Wed Jan 9 7:17 PM
• Club aware selling Austrian forward would be PR disaster • Lucas Pérez may leave six months after signing from Arsenal West Ham have no plans to sell Marko Arnautovic this month after receiving a £35m bid from an unnamed Chinese club for the forward. Related: Newcastle told they must up offer f...