May 17, 2018 by
Arsenal are set to hold talks with Mikel Arteta today (Thursday) about the possibility of the former captain taking over the vacant manager role at the club, according to Sky Sports.
Arteta, currently an assistant to Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, has been mentioned in the past few days as the leading candidate to succeed Arsene Wenger as the likes of Luis Enrique, Massimiliano Allegri, Juilan Nagelsmann, Željko Buvač and Patrick Vieira fell out of the picture one by one.
Chief executive Ivan Gazidis, head of football relations Raul Sanllehi and head of recruitment Sven Mislintat are expected to represent the club at the meeting. .......Read more here.....
May 16, 2018 by
Another disappointing campaign has come to an end, but Arsenal fans are hoping next season will be different as new era is set to start following the departure of long-serving manager Arsene Wenger.
Many believe that Manchester City assistant manager Mikel Arteta will be appointed as his successor, with even Pep Guardiola admitting he wouldn’t stand in Arteta’s way should he decide to return to the Emirates.
Somewhat of a squad overhaul definitely seems on the cards and we look at five players the new manager could recruit in the summer transfer window.
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May 15, 2018 by
According to the Telegraph, Arsenal are set to launch a £35million for highly-rated young Freiburg centre-back Caglar Soyuncu, despite the fact that the club has not yet named a successor to long-serving boss Arsene Wenger.
The Gunners have reportedly interviewed a number of candidates for the job and have made their decision on Wenger’s successor. However, none of the prospective candidates were asked about Soyuncu.
Soyuncu is a highly-rated 21-year-old Turkish international, who has reportedly attracted interest from Premier League clubs and also German giants Bayern Munich. .......Read more here.....
May 15, 2018 by
Arsenal are actively pursuing a deal to bring S.C. Freiburg defender Caglar Soyuncu to the Emirates this summer, according to Matt Law of the Telegraph.
Much has been said about Arsenal’s defence being shambolic lately. With the retirement of Per Mertesacker and injury keeping Laurent Koscielny out for at least six months, the situation is set to become much worse unless the club strengthen the defensive part of the squad significantly during the upcoming transfer window. .......Read more here.....
May 14, 2018 by
According to media reports, Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has ruled himself out of taking the Arsenal job. Asked about whether he would stay in his role at Juventus for next season, he reportedly said: “Will I stay at Juve? Yes. I have a contract to honour.
“If they don’t sack me, I’ll stay at Juventus next year too.”
Allegri was the favourite for the Arsenal job
The experienced Italian boss had been the favourite to take the role this summer, virtually since Arsene Wenger announced that he would leave the north London club this summer. .......Read more here.....
May 13, 2018 by
With veteran boss Arsene Wenger managing the team for the last time later today at Huddersfield, there is a sense of a major chapter ending and a potentially new exciting beginning.
Nobody yet knows who the new Gunners will be this summer. However, that makes for some interesting times ahead for Arsenal fans.
Managerial rookies with Arsenal backgrounds
Two of the names doing the rounds in relation to Arsenal are Manchester City assistant boss Mikel Arteta and New York City FC boss Patrick Vieira. Both players captained the team at various stages of their careers. .......Read more here.....
May 10, 2018 by
Arsenal were defeated by Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday evening by 3-1 with young Konstantinos Mavropanos was sent off in the 15th minute, and although the result means absolutely nothing point-wise, it would have been nice if it could have ended otherwise.
This was the game before last with Arsene Wenger in charge of the team, and the players will have a chance of sending the long-enduring manager off with a better result when they meet Huddersfield on Sunday. David Wagner’s men endured a strong test at Stamford Bridge in midweek. They got away with a single point that guarantees their Premier League survival, all but ending Chelsea’s hopes of a top-four finish. Arsenal can be backed at 8/13 to win Wenger’s last game in charge. .......Read more here.....
May 02, 2018 by
As Arsenal’s search for a new manager continues, the Telegraph are now reporting that the club are interested in finding a cheaper, younger option with a more modern style of coaching.
The transfer budget, not counting sales income, for the new man in the post this summer would be £50 million as the ability to get the best out of the players already here and to promote youthful talent will be a key feature of whoever is appointed. .......Read more here.....
April 24, 2018 by
Arsenal CEO Ivan Gazidis is set to recommend Mikel Arteta for the manager spot to Stan Kroenke once Arsene Weger leaves at the end of the season, according to a Sky Sports report.
The former Arsenal captain has a growing reputation of bringing something new to the table and has some coaching experience, having worked with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City. According to Gazidis, Arsenal need a bold choice and Arteta is a man that possesses the quality to bring success to the Emirates. .......Read more here.....
January 07, 2018 by
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is reportedly eyeing up Manchester City coach Mikel Arteta as his replacement, with the former-Gunner impressing as a coach under Pep Guardiola for the league leaders. The move would likely see Wenger move into a role in the boardroom with his contract cut short.
Arsenal were held to a gripping 2-2 draw in their last Premier League game. The stalemate saw no end of goals, moments of magic and controversy, and it was a fantastic advert for the Premier League. The draw means that Arsenal are now sitting in sixth with 39 points, two short of Tottenham in fifth, and five behind Liverpool in the final Champions League spot. .......Read more here.....