Arsenal top group H in Europa League draw
Aug25

Arsenal top group H in Europa League draw

Today’s Europa League draw saw Arsenal top Group H. Arsenal were in pot 1, which contained the 12 top seeded teams in the competition. The teams that were drawn alongside Arsenal in this group were FC Bate Borisov from Belarus, German side 1. FC Koln and Red Star Belgrade from Serbia. The draw was done by former footballers Henrik Larsson and Eric Abidal. FC Bate Borisov FC Bate Borisov are the 13-time champions of Belarus, currently...

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Completion of Mustafi and Perez deals make for unusual deadline day
Aug31

Completion of Mustafi and Perez deals make for unusual deadline day

A strange transfer deadline day for Arsenal fans. Arsenal have officially announced the transfers of Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Pérez yesterday. Although both deals – especially the Mustafi one – were expected for a long time already, it was great news to finally see the moves completed. Easy day ahead for Arsenal fans The fans seem to be very happy with Wenger spending money, but still being able to strike these deals for a...

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What does the ‘Brexit’ mean to Arsenal?
Jun25

What does the ‘Brexit’ mean to Arsenal?

The ‘Brexit’-camp has won the referendum. By a small margin, the British people have voted to leave the European Union on Thursday. Although the political and economic effects will probably be very big as well, I have tried to look at it from an Arsenal point of view. Although the English clubs have expressed their opinions towards the Remain-camp it wasn’t to be when the first results came in Thursday evening, with the...

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Usmanov: “Arsene Wenger should choose when he wants to leave”
Mar25

Usmanov: “Arsene Wenger should choose when he wants to leave”

Russian business magnate Alisher Usmanov has told the press about his admiration for Arsene Wenger. Usmanov is Arsenal’s second largest shareholder. With his statements, Usmanov seems to reply to the negative news regarding Arsenal’s results of late and the request from a growing number of fans to sack Arsene Wenger. Usmanov has silenced the critics, and has said that Wenger should leave Arsenal only on his own terms. He has also...

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Petr Cech as the new Arsenal captain?
Feb19

Petr Cech as the new Arsenal captain?

Petr Cech could well become Arsenal’s new captain after the current season is over according to Mirror. The armband currently belongs to Mikel Arteta. The Spaniard looks set to quit the Emirates at the end of the season along with Rosicky and Flamini though, so the captaincy will be up for grabs. Obviously, Per Mertesacker should be in the race for the Arsenal captaincy as well. The German defender has been vice-captain of the team...

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Wenger announces injury boosts ahead of Burnley
Jan28

Wenger announces injury boosts ahead of Burnley

The boss has updated the press with the latest team and injury news ahead of this Saturday’s FA Cup tie against Burnley. Of course, Mertesacker is out as he is suspended following his red card in the game against Chelsea earlier this week. Jack Wilshere and Santi Cazorla both won’t feature in our title-defending FA Cup quest this game yet. However, both are progressing well according to Arsène Wenger, as he was quoted on Arsenal’s...

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