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The Europa League dilemma 0

Posted on August 04, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Many fans are still basking in the glory of Arsenal’s FA Cup Final triumph over Chelsea last weekend, and rightly so. It was the sort of victory that helps supporters to forget about what came before in the Premier League, with the Gunners failing to really make any kind of impact in the top flight. Sure, the sacking of Unai Emery disrupted their flow, but there was a whole lot more to it than that.

Arteta reflects on Arsenal capturing FA Cup 0

Posted on August 03, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Many felt as if it was incredibly unlikely, but when it mattered the most, Arsenal Football Club stepped up to the plate and got the job done as they captured the FA Cup once again on Saturday evening. They were able to come from behind to beat London rivals Chelsea 2-1 in the final at Wembley, cementing their place in next season’s UEFA Europa League in the process.

After the game, Gunners manager Mikel Arteta took the time to reflect on the victory when speaking with the media in his post-match press conference.

Arteta looks ahead to Heads Up FA Cup final 0

Posted on July 31, 2020 by Harry Kettle

After one of the most disappointing seasons in recent memory, Arsenal fans are ready to put their heart and soul into backing the club one more time during this campaign as they prepare for the 2020 Heads Up FA Cup final on Saturday. The Gunners will go head to head with London rivals Chelsea, and if Arsenal win, they’ll book their place in next season’s UEFA Europa League competition.

Prior to the game taking place at Wembley, Gunners boss Mikel Arteta spoke with the media as the countdown to kickoff continues.

Arsenal remain a legendary club – Xhaka 0

Posted on July 30, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka recently gave an interview to Swiss outlet Blick and spoke about many things, including his motivation when wearing an Arsenal shirt after the issues which he went through in the early stages of the season.

First of all, the Switzerland international was asked about the size of Arsenal as a club at the moment, with the interviewer expressing some reservation about the club being considered ‘big’ after such an underwhelming season.

Arteta reflects on tense Watford victory 0

Posted on July 27, 2020 by Harry Kettle

The Premier League season is officially over, and while Arsenal did manage to pick up a win over Watford in their final game on Sunday afternoon, it only helped them up to a measly 8th place in the table. After the game, manager Mikel Arteta spoke with the media as the club now turns its attention to the FA Cup final against Chelsea next weekend.

Arteta ‘clear’ on potential transfer targets 0

Posted on July 24, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta claims he is very clear on what kind of players need to be added to his team this summer.

Speaking to beIN Sports, the boss expressed his stance and elaborated on it by saying that some targets are on the agenda due to having an insufficient number of players for a certain role, while for others he says that sometimes, more specific players are needed to perform specific roles on the pitch.

Arteta looks ahead to Watford clash 0

Posted on July 23, 2020 by Harry Kettle

While it isn’t exactly a game that’ll mean much for Arsenal’s Premier League season, the club will be well aware of the fact that Watford’s survival depends entirely on whether or not they can pick up a positive result against the Gunners. Prior to the clash this weekend, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta spoke with the media.

On if this is chance for players to win a place at Wembley:
Absolutely, they try to do that anyway in training every day but I want to see the players that are in the best condition and the best mind-set to affect the game in the final day against Chelsea.

Arteta reflects on disappointing Aston Villa defeat 0

Posted on July 22, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal followed up their tremendous wins over Liverpool and Manchester City with a baffling result last night, as they were beaten 1-0 by relegation strugglers Aston Villa at Villa Park. A lovely strike from Trezeguet wound up serving as the winning goal, and after the game, Gunners boss Mikel Arteta spoke to the media about the defeat.

Arteta looks ahead to Aston Villa clash 0

Posted on July 21, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has taken the time to speak with the media ahead of tonight’s clash with Aston Villa which will determine whether or not they’re still in with a chance of finishing in the top seven. If they do finish in the top seven, and they lose in the FA Cup final, they’ll still qualify for the UEFA Europa League next season based on their league position.

Ceballos wants permanent Arsenal switch 0

Posted on July 21, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Dani Ceballos is keen on turning his season-long spell at Arsenal on loan from Real Madrid, which is set to expire at the end of the month, into a permanent transfer, according to Alex Richards of the Mirror.

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