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Arsenal Ready to Make Martin Odegaard Proposal Should Real Madrid Decide to Sell

According to Fabrizio Romano, Arsenal will be ready to swoop in with a proposal for Martin Odegaard if Real Madrid decide to sell the midfielder this summer. The Norwegian international is considered the Gunners’ number one target in attacking midfield despite complications surrounding the possibility of a deal. Admittedly, however, prying further talent away from […]

Watford Against Arsenal: Key Takeaways for The Hornets From Friendly Against The Gunners

Watford have ramped up their pre-season schedule with friendlies coming thick and fast. On Saturday, the Hornets played two separate friendlies, one at Vicarage Road in front of fans against West Bromwich Albion and another behind closed doors against Brentford. On Tuesday, the club travelled to Stevenage and played out a 1-1 draw. And most […]

Ben White Completes Arsenal Move

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Ben White has completed his move to Arsenal for a fee of around £50 million, reports Fabrizio Romano. The defender joins hoping to become a key part of Mikel Arteta’s ongoing rebuild at the Emirates. He should tick the boxes for age, potential and ball-playing ability to slot straight into […]

Arsenal Interested in Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez

Arsenal are continuing with their lofty ambitions this summer having now made an enquiry for Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez, reports The Telegraph’s Mike McGrath. The Gunners have already completed the signings of Nuno Tavares and Albert Sambi Lokonga, while they also retain an interest in Martin Odegaard and James Maddison, amongst others. In addition, […]

Altay Spor Set to Sign Alex Runarsson on Loan from Arsenal

Turkish side Altay Spor will sign Alex Runarsson on loan from Arsenal, according to Chris Wheatley.  The Iceland international has struggled at the Emirates following his move from Dijon last season. Alex Runarsson to Move to Altay Spor on Loan A Fresh Start for Alex Runarsson Runarsson will join Turkish side Altay Spor on a […]

Key Talking Points Ahead of the Upcoming Premier League Season

We are now well less than a month away from the new Premier League season, which starts on August 14 when newcomers Brentford take on one of the most established top-flight sides there is in Arsenal. After the unpredictability of the last campaign, many will be wondering how the next ten months of football will […]

London’s ‘Super’ Clubs Shamelessly Monetise the MIND Series

Charity begins at home, but not for London’s ‘Super’ clubs. Last week Arsenal, Chelsea, and Tottenham Hotspur announced a series of pre-season friendlies, raising money for mental health as part of the MIND series. It should have been cause for celebration, recognising their fantastic work and welcoming back full stadiums, but the reality varies greatly […]

Emile Smith Rowe Signs New Arsenal Contract

Despite fears that his future may not lie with Arsenal amid Aston Villa interest, Emile Smith Rowe has signed a new long-term contract at the Emirates. The midfielder has instantly been rewarded for his commitment, too, with the number ten shirt. Previously worn by the likes of Dennis Bergkamp, Paul Merson, William Galas and Robin […]

Aaron Ramsdale Arsenal Deal Needs £32 Million to Happen

Bernd Leno was one of few that impressed at the Emirates in the 2020/21 Premier League season but the club are still pursuing another keeper, suggesting that Mikel Arteta is yet to be convinced by him. If any Aaron Ramsdale Arsenal deal is to take place, they have been told in no uncertain terms by […]

Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles Attracting Interest

BBC Sport reporter Simon Stone has tweeted that Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles is attracting interest from a trio of Premier League clubs,  Leicester City, Southampton and Burnley. Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles Attracting Interest in Transfer Window Arsenal Looking to Sell Maitland-Niles Mikel Arteta has a number of talented young players at Arsenal but is looking to raise […]

Arsenal in Make or Break Season

After the end of their worst season since 1995, Arsenal fans will find it very difficult to simply put the events of Mikel Arteta’s first campaign behind them. Whether it was limping out of the Europa League to former manager Unai Emery’s Villareal or the shambolic defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers, the Gunners will struggle to […]

Arsenal Cancel Pre-Season Tour of USA Due to COVID-19 Outbreak at Club

Arsenal have cancelled their pre-season tour of the USA due to a number of positive COVID-19 cases within the travelling party, according to The Athletic. Arsenal Cancel USA Tour Due to COVID-19 Outbreak COVID-19 Outbreak Disrupts Mikel Arteta’s Preparations The cancellation of the tour will undoubtedly disrupt manager Mikel Arteta’s preparations for the upcoming season. […]