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Arsenal and Newcastle agree Joe Willock transfer 0

Posted on August 09, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

After a few months of uncertainty, Arsenal have reached an agreement with Newcastle United over the transfer of Joe Willock, this time on a permanent basis. The story was broken by The Athletic‘s David Ornstein first, and it has since been confirmed by other outlets as well.

The 21-year-old midfielder was sent on loan to St. James Park for the second half of last season, where, preforming a box-to-box in a three-man midfield, he impressed to a degree sufficient for Newcastle boss Steve Bruce to ask the club to see what they can do to keep him at the club. He scored eight goals in 14 appearances for the Magpies. At the Emirates, Mikel Arteta was unable to offer Willock more than a squad role, given that his qualities, best suited to the system employed by Newcastle, aren’t that important in Arsenal’s preferred 4-2-3-1 shape.

Odegaard priority as Arsenal miss out on Buendia 0

Posted on June 07, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have failed in their pursuit of Emiliano Buendia of Norwich City. The attacking midfielder is on his way to Villa Park, Aston Villa have officially confirmed.

According to football.london Arsenal correspondent Chris Wheatley, Arsenal’s interest in the Argentinian was genuine, and a concrete bid for his services was submitted several days ago only to be beaten at the test. It’s not known if the Gunners tried harder by presenting another offer after the first got knocked down, or simply gave up, turning elsewhere to get what they need. But be that as it may, Buendia is on his way to Aston Villa, pending a medical set to take place after Argentina’s World Cup qualifier against Colombia on Tuesday evening, so that’s that.

Newcastle to test Arsenal resolve on Willock 0

Posted on May 21, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

Newcastle United are still determined to try and sign Joe Willock from Arsenal on a permanent transfer this summer, despite Gunners boss Mikel Arteta insisting the 21-year-old, who joined the Magpies on loan at the very end of the winter transfer window, would return to North London for pre-season and be given a chance to fight for a place in the team for 2021-22.

The Joe Willock dilemma 0

Posted on May 18, 2021 by Harry Kettle

It’s always great to see loan players thriving at other clubs both for their own sake and for the overall sake of Arsenal Football Club too. As well as the player in question gaining some confidence, the Gunners can sit back and know there’s a good chance they’ll bring that form back over to North London – if they’re given the opportunity to do so, that is.

This appears to be the case for Joe Willock who, at the age of 21, is thriving during his current stint up north at Newcastle United. He’s scoring goals for fun from midfield and, in a general sense, his overall level of play is out of this world.

Newcastle want Joe Willock permanently 0

Posted on May 04, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

Newcastle United are keen on signing Joe Willock, currently on loan at St. James’ Park, permanently this summer, according to a report jointly done by  Chris Waugh and James McNicholas for The Athletic.

The 21-year-old joined the Magpies for the second half of the season with the obvious aim of securing more game-time, a crucial aspect for the development of any young player. So far, he’s made 10 appearances in a black-and-white shirt, all in the Premier League, scoring four vital goals for Steve Bruce’s team.

Arteta reacts to win over Newcastle 0

Posted on May 03, 2021 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal fans were expecting a tough game against Newcastle United yesterday but in the end, they actually wound up looking pretty comfortable in a convincing 2-0 win over the Magpies. They didn’t exactly look 100% back to their best, and they still need to work on a lot of issues ahead of their Europa League semi-final second leg against Villarreal, but at least they got a win on the board.

Gunners boss Mikel Arteta spoke with the media after the game as the hope for an unlikely top six move goes on.

Transfers: Deadline Day deals 0

Posted on February 02, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

It has been a relatively busy January transfer window at the Emirates. Left-back Sead Kolasinac rejoined Schalke 04 on loan, the contract of Mesut Ozil was terminated and the Germany finally left to join Turkish side Fenerbahce, centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos also had his deal terminated, while Arsenal brought in attacking midfielder Martin Odegaard from Real Madrid on loan for the rest of the season. That all happened earlier, but here’s what was done on Deadline Day.

Cedric Soares reflects on Arsenal’s win over Newcastle 0

Posted on January 20, 2021 by Harry Kettle

During Arsenal’s emphatic 3-0 win over Newcastle United on Monday Night Football, many fans were happy to see that Cedric Soares was given a chance to shine in the starting XI. Regardless of whether or not he becomes a regular fixture in the line-up, it was interesting to see Mikel Arteta take a different stance on how he approached the game – and especially how he approached the second half after going into half-time at 0-0.

During an interview with Arsenal.com, Soares spoke about the game and his own performance.

Arteta reacts to Arsenal’s thumping Newcastle victory 0

Posted on January 19, 2021 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal didn’t exactly seem to be at their lethal best in the first half of last night’s game against Newcastle United, but in the blink of an eye, they were able to turn the game on its head in the second half and run out 3-0 winners over the Magpies. It was the definition of a dominant display, and it was a win that took the Gunners back into the top half of the Premier League table.

After the game, Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta spoke with the media about the result.

Arsenal’s team news heading into Newcastle game 0

Posted on January 18, 2021 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal fans will be feeling confident heading into the game against Newcastle United, if only because they were able to beat them just a matter of days ago in the FA Cup. Still, there are plenty of questions that have been left unanswered so far this season, and it’ll be interesting to see whether or not the Gunners can handle the pressure of actually being expected to comfortably win a game of football.

Before all of the festivities kick off later at the Emirates, Arsenal.com has provided fans with an idea of what to expect regarding the team news.



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