Player Analysis: Ben White is an excellent fit for Arsenal, but did they need him?

Few newly promoted players from the Championship were as highly sought after as Ben White, who attracted significant interest from Manchester United and Liverpool after his impressive loan spell with Leeds United. Rather than rushing to one of the league’s powerhouses, White continued his development under the auspices of Graham Potter at Brighton & Hove … Read more

Arteta gives Tierney and Auba injury update ahead of Europa League semi-final

Mikel Arteta has provided a fitness update on his side ahead of Arsenal’s Europa League semi-final first leg with Villarreal. Arsenal host the Spanish side in the first leg of their last four encounter tomorrow evening, as the north Londoners seek to progress to a second Europa League final in just three seasons.   Arteta’s … Read more

Arteta reveals how ‘sincere’ Emery helped him when he took Arsenal job

Mikel Arteta has revealed how predecessor Unai Emery took the unusual step of offering him advice following his appointment as Arsenal manager. Arteta was appointed as manager of Arsenal following the sacking of Emery at the Emirates, and will come face-to-face with the former Gunners boss as the north Londoners take on Villarreal in the … Read more

Arteta insists football must ‘listen’ to the fans after ESL controversey

Arsenal manager Mikel Areta insists football must ‘listen’ to the supporters following the fall-out over controversial plans for a European Super League. Arsenal were one of 12 teams to have officially announced an agreement to join a European Super League, a breakaway competition featuring leading sides from England, Italy and Spain that threatened the existence … Read more

Arteta – Arsenal owners have apologised over European Super League involvement

Mikel Arteta has revealed that Arsenal’s owners have apologised over the club’s involvements for a breakaway European Super League. Football has been dominated by the news of a potential breakaway competition featuring some of Europe’s elite clubs, Arsenal one of six Premier League sides to have confirmed their participation before the collapse of the plans … Read more

‘The league is really important’ – Arteta insists Arsenal won’t put all their eggs in the Europa League basket

Mikel Arteta has insisted that Arsenal remain focused on their league form, despite having a Europa League semi-final clash with Unai Emery’s Villarreal on the horizon. The Gunners recovered from a late setback in their quarter-final first-leg clash with Slavia Prague to power past the Czech side in the second-leg, finishing the tie with a … Read more

Arteta hopeful of swift Aubameyang return as Arsenal striker contracts malaria

Mikel Arteta is hopeful Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can make a swift return to fitness after the forward contracted malaria on international duty with Gabon. Aubameyang missed Arsenal‘s impressive 4-0 win at Slavia Prague in the Europa League on Thursday, after also sitting out of the win at Sheffield United last weekend following hospital treatment. The 31-year-old … Read more

Arteta delighted as ‘convincing’ Arsenal cruise into Europa League semi finals with 4-0 win over Slavia Prague

Arsenal’s hopes of playing Champions League football next season were given a boost as they cruised into the Europa League semi-final’s following a 5-1 aggregate victory over Slavia Prague. The Spaniard made just one change from the side that had been so impressive at the weekend against Sheffield United, the fit again Emile Smith Rowe … Read more

Leno says he is ‘happy’ at Arsenal but admits he would be ‘open to a new adventure’

Bernd Leno says he is ‘happy’ at Arsenal but admits he would be ‘open’ to ‘a new adventure’ away from the Emirates. Leno has two years remaining on his current contract with the north London side but is yet to open negotiations over an extension, raising doubts over the goalkeeper’s long-term future with the Gunners. … Read more

Arteta: ‘Results are the only important thing’

Mikel Arteta insists ‘results are the only important thing’ as Arsenal prepare for their Europa League quarter-final second leg with Slavia Prague. Arsenal head into the return fixture with the Czech champions needing to secure a positive away result, having conceded a stoppage-time equaliser to draw 1-1 at the Emirates in the first meeting. Slavia … Read more

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