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Arteta can’t hide Manchester City disappointment 0

Posted on August 31, 2021 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal went into Saturday’s game knowing that they had a huge task ahead of them but instead of facing it head on, they managed to fall apart incredibly quickly as they were torn to shreds by reigning English champions Manchester City. Pep Guardiola’s men put a severe beating on the Gunners and managed to come away with a 5-0 win, whilst never really having to get out of first gear.

After the game, manager Mikel Arteta attempted to explain what happened – but even he wasn’t able to do so.

Arteta looks ahead to Manchester City challenge 0

Posted on August 27, 2021 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal managed to get back to winning ways in the League Cup earlier in the week with an emphatic 6-0 win over Championship high-flyers West Bromwich Albion. Still, while that may have been a nice win on the night, the club’s focus immediately needs to shift to the monumental task they have coming up on Saturday – Manchester City.

The Gunners have been able to get one over on City in the Arteta vs Pep battles in the past, but in this instance, a positive result could prove to be a real turning point, as Mikel Arteta noted during his pre-match media obligations.

A look at Arsenal’s first six Premier League games 0

Posted on July 06, 2021 by Harry Kettle

Whilst we may still be in the midst of Euro 2020 and Copa America, it certainly feels as if there’s momentum building for the start of the new Premier League campaign. We’re just over a month away now and all 20 teams will be gearing up for what could prove to be the most competitive edition of the EPL yet.

Prior to all that, though, we thought it’d be interesting to take a look at the first six Permier League games of the season that Arsenal Football Club will have to face.

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White deal agreed? 0

Posted on July 05, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal are still in pole position to sign Ben White from Brighton and Hove Albion this summer, despite Manchester City also registering an interest in the young defender, according to

The Seagulls are aware of their inability to keep their best players at the Amex forever, and they’re resigned to selling White if they have to, but only for the right price. That price has always been £50 million, and it is not to be wondered at that the Gunners saw their first offer of £40m rejected.

Everton move to spoil Arsenal’s White pursuit 0

Posted on July 02, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have been heavily linked with Brighton and Hove Albion’s Ben White for a long time now, and even though several other clubs had been credited with interest in the 23-year-old defender, there were no approaches from anyone but Arsenal.

That seems to have changed now, with the Daily Mail reporting that Everton have been registered as late entrants in the race. Apparently, the Merseyside Blues, having completed the controversial appointment of former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez, have held talks with the Seagulls about the possibility of signing White themselves. Further more, Everton are allegedly willing to offer more money than Arsenal have for his services. Manchester City have lately been mentioned as well, with the future of Aymeric Laporte reportedly uncertain due to the Spain international falling behind John Stones and Ruben Dias in the pecking order under Pep Guardiola, and their financial power is obviously second to none in the Premier League.

Arsenal enquire about Sterling and Mahrez 0

Posted on June 23, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have contacted Manchester City to enquire about the situations around Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez, according to Eurosport. Apparently, the club are looking to boost their attacking line significantly this summer, and the total net spend could surpass the £100m mark if they get the four or five players they’ve set as their preferred targets this window. After all, the Kroenkes did say they would back manager Mikel Arteta strongly in the transfer market following the ESL fiasco.

Arteta rules out Aguero move 0

Posted on April 01, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has ruled out the club moving to sign Sergio Aguero when his contract with Manchester City expires at the end of the season.

There’s really no need to talk overmuch about Aguero; anyone who has been following the Premier League in the last decade will be aware of the quality he possesses, his ruthlessness and a deadly knack for scoring. With 257 goals in 384, he is City’s all-time record scorer, with four league titles, one FA Cup and five League Cup trophies to his name in the 10 years he has spent at the Etihad.

Sergio Aguero urged to join Arsenal this summer 0

Posted on March 31, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has confirmed he will be leaving the Etihand when his contract expires at the end of the season, and though he hasn’t spoken about potential destinations yet, former Gunner Paul Merson believes the brilliant Argentinian should join Arsenal.

The 32-year-old has spent a whole decade with the current league leaders, scoring 257 goals and producing 73 assists 384 appearances in all competitions in that time.  That alone is enough to set him among the greats of the game in England, quite apart from four Premier League titles, one FA Cup and five League Cup trophies. He represented his country on 97 occasions, and has 41 international goals to his name.

Mari looks back on Manchester City defeat 0

Posted on February 23, 2021 by Harry Kettle

Pablo Mari has able to get a full 90 minutes under his belt during Arsenal’s recent loss to Manchester City, and while he alone wasn’t able to get the Gunners a successful result, many supporters were happy enough with his output. Mari’s role within the squad has been questioned on several occasions with some wondering whether or not he has what it takes to be a consistent first teamer, which is a conversation that’ll probably go on for many of Arsenal’s defenders.

During an interview with, Pablo was honest in his assessment of how the game went.

Arteta reflects on Arsenal’s loss to Manchester City 0

Posted on February 22, 2021 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal showed a few bright sparks last night against Manchester City, but in the end, the Gunners fell to a 1-0 defeat against the runaway league leaders and champions-elect. Raheem Sterling’s 2nd minute goal proved to be the winner, and while this may be a setback, there are some positives to take away from the performance – even if it doesn’t seem like it.

After the game, Mikel Arteta spoke with the media about the game as well as the road ahead with a quick turnaround before they face Benfica.

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