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Arsenal linked with Jesse Lingard 0

Posted on April 12, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

It was only a matter of time before the impressive form Jesse Lingard has been on at West Ham started producing links left, right and centre. Arsenal are almost never left out of these speculative ‘reports‘, and so it’s no real surprise that they’ve popped up in relation to the 28-year-old forward.

Make no mistake, Lingard is a talented footballer. Natural ability has never been a problem for him, and it’s very likely that his attitude was the reason why Ole Gunnar Solskjaer decided to put him far from his mind when it comes to shaping his squad on a matchday. This term, he only made three appearances for his parent club, two in the Carabao Cup and one in the FA Cup.

Arteta praises Odegaard after West Ham comeback 0

Posted on March 24, 2021 by Harry Kettle

There were plenty of heroes for Arsenal in the comeback draw against West Ham United, but after the game, Mikel Arteta was particularly pleased with the performance of Martin Odegaard. The on-loan Real Madrid star has enjoyed a strong start to his tenure at the Emirates and right now, it seems as if he’s going from strength to strength with each passing game.

When speaking to Arsenal.com, Arteta had great things to say about him as Arsenal fans now look ahead to a few weeks without any domestic football due to the international break.

Arteta looks back on dramatic West Ham comeback 0

Posted on March 22, 2021 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal were staring into the abyss yesterday after falling 3-0 down against London rivals West Ham United. The Hammers were able to push them back and really punish them from the word go, but instead of panicking, the Gunners stayed focused and took it one goal at a time.

The end result was a 3-3 draw that really did highlight the spirit of this side and what they can achieve, even with their back against the wall. After the game, manager Mikel Arteta spoke about an incredibly dramatic afternoon of football.

Arsenal’s big chance 0

Posted on March 21, 2021 by Harry Kettle

While the international break may almost be upon us, Arsenal still have one more chance to improve their top six – and potentially even top four – aspirations. They’ll be making the short trip across London to lock horns with West Ham United in the 3pm kickoff and, really, there’s an argument to be made that this is their most important game of the campaign thus far.

The Gunners have already had many highs and lows this season but the big issue for them is going to be maintaining the consistency they needy to get back into Europe next season. Sure, they could always win the Europa League, but that’s easier said than done.

Arteta looks ahead to West Ham clash 0

Posted on March 20, 2021 by Harry Kettle

While it’s nice to bask in the glory of being in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League, Arsenal can’t afford to let their guard down when it comes to the Premier League. Sure, there’s something to be said for pouring all of their eggs into the Europa League basket, but they need a back-up plan – and most importantly, they need consistency.

They face another tough test this weekend and also another London derby as they prepare to lock horns with West Ham United who, it’s safe to say, are flying. During a recent media appearance, Mikel Arteta spoke about what he expects from the game.

A look back at Arsenal’s first six games of the season 0

Posted on October 09, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Now that we’re officially in the international break it’s time to take a step back and examine how things have gone for Arsenal across the first six games. It hasn’t always been the easiest ride but when you look at the whole picture, it’s hard not to get excited about what Mikel Arteta can bring to the club as manager.

Fulham 0-3 Arsenal

This was a pretty easy start to the campaign and the biggest stand out of all was Willian. Sure, he may not have done a whole lot since then, but it was the kind of performance that gave fans something resembling confidence for the first time in a long time.

Arteta reflects on Arsenal’s win over West Ham 0

Posted on September 21, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal had to go through the wars against West Ham United on Saturday night, but in the end, they were able to get the job done as they secured their second straight win of the new Premier League season. The Hammers put up a pretty good fight and looked like they were going to come away with a result, but a late goal from youngster Eddie Nketiah ensured that the Gunners kept up their strong 100% start to the new season.

After the game, manager Mikel Arteta spoke with the media in the wake of what turned out to be a pretty tense affair.

Arsenal edge past West Ham at the Emirates 0

Posted on September 20, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal were able to kickstart their new Premier League campaign with a win over Fulham last weekend, and heading into their clash with West Ham United, the expectation was that they’d make it two from two. They did manage to do that, but boy oh boy did they make hard work of it at the Emirates.

At some points it was pretty clear to see that the Gunners just weren’t at the races and while you have to commend them for picking up the three points, there’s nothing wrong in throwing a few criticisms their way, either. Mikel Arteta is still in the early stages of building his first team, and it’s going to take some time before they really start to thrive as a unit.

Arteta looks ahead to Arsenal’s clash with West Ham 0

Posted on September 19, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal are absolutely flying to start off the new Premier League season, from the positive signing of Gabriel to beating Fulham 3-0 to getting Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to sign a new contract with the club. This weekend, they’ll be attempting to keep that positive run of form going when they take part in their second straight London derby of the campaign – this time against West Ham United.

Mikel Arteta took part in his usual pre-match press conference prior to the game against the Hammers, and it’s safe to say that a whole lot of topics came up.

Arsenal transfer rumours: Anderson, Sokratis, Torreira 0

Posted on September 04, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

The summer transfer window rambles on and Arsenal have so far been reasonably active in the market. They’ve secured the services of winger Willian from Chelsea on a free transfer and centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille for a reported fee of €30 million (£27m). That, however, doesn’t seem to be the end of the business this summer, if reports of further dealings are to be believed.

According to the Mirror, the Gunners are interested in signing West Ham United winger Felipe Anderson after they were offered the services of the Brazilian on a season-long loan for £5m. The 27-year-old arrived to the London Stadium from Lazio in 2018. Last season he made a total of 27 appearances for the Hammers, scoring once any laying on five assists.

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