ALL POSTS TAGGED "mikel-arteta"


/ 15 days ago

Arsenal are title contenders, claims Man City's Pep Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola named Arsenal as the best team in the Premier League this season. The reigning English champions have only lost one league match, but they are still behind the Gunners in the table. "We have made an incredible season, [Arsenal] have been better," Guardiola said during his usual Friday press conference. […]


/ 24 days ago

Barcelona reportedly interested in Arsenal's Mikel Arteta

Barcelona has reportedly identified Mikel Arteta as a possible successor to current boss Xavi. The Spanish giants are currently in the midst of an inconsistent season. While they have won 10 of their first dozen LaLiga matches, they have also already been knocked out of the Champions League. Champions League Group C was widely considered […]


/ 30 days ago

Both offensive and defensive struggles doom Arsenal in PSV defeat

Arsenal suffered its first UEFA Europa League defeat of the season on Thursday as offensive struggles continued. Dutch outfit PSV Eindhoven thoroughly defeated the Gunners, 2-0. Second-half goals from Joey Veerman and Luuk de Jong sank the Premier League club. While the defeat will surely be disappointing to Arsenal, it already secured a spot in […]


/ 44 days ago

Premier League clubs struggle, find wins in Europa League

Both Premier League clubs in the Europa League won on Thursday, 1-0. However, despite the three points, both sides needed an increased effort than expected. Manchester United needed a goal in the 93rd minute to beat visiting Omonoia Nicosia at Old Trafford. Scott McTominay, a second half substitute, slotted home from close range to relieve […]


/ 54 days ago

Thomas Partey’s health is necessary for Arsenal and Ghana

In Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey’s last appearance for Ghana, he scored a decisive goal. It guaranteed the Black Stars a spot at the 2022 World Cup. Even better, it came against the side's fiercest rivals, Nigeria. His first Arsenal goal in the 2022-23 campaign was scored in similar fashion. The midfielder sent a rocket of […]


/ 73 days ago

Scheduling domino effect impacts multiple matches for Arsenal

Arsenal's scheduling continues to suffer changes as a result of recent postponements. The Gunners announced that their Europa League home match with PSV Eindhoven will be played on Thursday, Oct. 20. Initially, UEFA scheduled the game for this upcoming Thursday, Sep. 15. However, due to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the fixture between the […]
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/ 130 days ago

Signings secured, Arsenal's focus turns to summer departures

After a busy transfer window, Arsenal's summer departures are next in Mikel Arteta's plan. So far, the Gunners did well to bring in quality players in significant positions. Undoubtedly, center-forward Gabriel Jesus is the most important acquisition this summer. However, they also bought other reinforcements across the pitch. For example, attacking midfielder Fabio Vieira, American […]


/ 137 days ago

Arsenal already have its most important summer signing

In a period of frequent summer signings and acquisitions, Arsenal answered its biggest question early on. Undoubtedly, Arsenal’s primary area of concern last season was up front. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang endured a tough final 16 months with the Gunners. The Gabon international appeared to be a shell of his former self following his massive contract extension […]


/ 163 days ago

Fabio Vieira signing will boost Arsenal's midfield threat

Arsenal has reportedly agreed a $37 million fee for FC Porto star midfielder Fabio Vieira. The price tag for the playmaker could reach about $42 million with an extra $5.5 million in possible add-ons. Both sides agreed to this fee. Consequently, Vieira’s Greece vacation ended abruptly to complete the deal in London. Vieira, 22, split […]
Ryan Pierse


/ 199 days ago

Arsenal's top-four push thriving despite three major obstacles

Arsenal's top-four push is something that should not be surprising given the stature of the club. Despite that, the north London outfit greatly struggled in recent seasons to secure a Champions League place. After consecutive eighth-place finishes in the league, Arsenal clearly needed a rebuild. Oftentimes, major names and potential signings avoid these extended rebuilds. […]


/ 253 days ago

Arsenal's top-four bid still strong despite Liverpool loss

Liverpool dented Arsenal's top-four chances with a 2-0 defeat of the Gunners on Wednesday. The loss snapped Arsenal's five-game win streak in Premier League play. Despite the defeat, Arsenal played fairly well against one of the top teams in Europe. The main difference between the two sides came from the clinical nature of Liverpool. In […]