Arsenal confirm sale of David Ospina to Napoli

Arsenal have confirmed the sale of goalkeeper David Ospina to Serie A side Napoli. The fee is believed to be in the region of £3million. Ospina joined the Gunners from Nice in 2014 after six seasons in Ligue 1, and made 70 appearances during his time in north London. A spokesman for Arsenal said: “He … Continue reading Arsenal confirm sale of David Ospina to Napoli

Brace yourselves: Arsenal’s Premier League fixture list is coming

If the 2018/19 season taught us Arsenal fans anything it’s that the fixture list is in no way a barometer of our likely success. We are just as capable of making a difficult run look easy as we are an easy run look difficult. You need only look at the last eight games of the … Continue reading Brace yourselves: Arsenal’s Premier League fixture list is coming

Why prospect of Yannick Carrasco at Arsenal makes me nervous

According to reports published by the Spanish outlet Sport, negotiations between Arsenal and Dalian Yifang for the sale of Yannick Carrasco are “going well”. While it’s always best to take anything and everything that relates to transfers with an enormous pinch of salt and slice of scepticism, it does seem logical that Unai Emery would … Continue reading Why prospect of Yannick Carrasco at Arsenal makes me nervous

Gunners ‘share fans’ concerns’ over Europa League final tickets

Arsenal says it ‘shares the concerns’ of fans over the choice of venue for the final of this year’s Europa League and has called on UEFA to think about travel times for supporters in future decision making. In a statement issued today (Thursday) Arsenal said it had received “many complaints” from fans over the difficulty … Continue reading Gunners ‘share fans’ concerns’ over Europa League final tickets

Unai Emery: ‘Premier League run in is going to be difficult for us’

Unai Emery spoke to the press today (Friday) as the football focus shifted back to the Premier League and the visit of Newcastle next week. After a two-week international break which saw the Gunners travel to Dubai for a friendly fixture against Al-Nasr, the Spaniard spoke about the squad’s time away and his expectations for … Continue reading Unai Emery: ‘Premier League run in is going to be difficult for us’

Arsenal announce pre-season friendly fixtures in International Champions Cup

Arsenal’s pre-season bandwagon will be rolling into the USA again in the summer, with three International Champions Cup fixtures confirmed. The Gunners will be facing off against Bayern Munich (July 17), AS Roma (July 20) and Real Madrid (July 23) in the latest instalment of the prestige pre-season cup that is increasingly becoming a force … Continue reading Arsenal announce pre-season friendly fixtures in International Champions Cup

Kolasinac: Arsenal must start better to stand chance of Europa League glory

Arsenal wing back Sead Kolasinac insists the Gunners will have to start matches better if they want to go all the way in this season’s Europa League. The Gunners recovered a two-goal deficit to overcome Stade Rennes 4-3 in the second leg of their last 16 clash on Thursday, setting up a mouth-watering quarter final … Continue reading Kolasinac: Arsenal must start better to stand chance of Europa League glory

Hector Bellerin reveals rehabilitation worries in latest injury vlog

Hector Bellerin’s latest injury vlog proved to be something of an emotional rollercoaster for viewers, with the young Spaniard confessing fears over his comeback. Hector ruptured a cruciate ligament in his knee during January’s Premier League victory over Chelsea, leaving him sidelined for up to nine months. Since then, he has sought to chart his … Continue reading Hector Bellerin reveals rehabilitation worries in latest injury vlog

Henrikh Mkhitaryan voted Arsenal’s player of the month for February

Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan was voted February’s player of the month by fans. The wide man returned from an injury lay off at the start of the month and made a telling impact, scoring and assisting in successive games. He set up Alexandre Lacazette before doubling Arsenal’s lead 10 minutes later against Southampton. The 30-year-old … Continue reading Henrikh Mkhitaryan voted Arsenal’s player of the month for February

Timely boost for Arsenal ahead of Europa League clash with Rennes

Arsenal’s attacking options were boosted for Thursday’s all-important Europa League clash with Rennes following news that Alexandre Lacazette had seen his ban reduced. The Frenchman was handed a three-match ban after catching a BATE Borisov player in the face in the dying moment’s of the Gunners first-leg clash in Belarus, a match which ended in … Continue reading Timely boost for Arsenal ahead of Europa League clash with Rennes