Day: 9 February 2021

Arsenal teenager receives 2nd consecutive Player of the Month nomination

The Premier League announced their nominees for the PL2 January Player of the Month award on Monday, and for the third time in a row, an Arsenal player was involved. Nikolas Duus Möller earned a nomination in November, whilst Folarin Balogun got one in December. The pair missed out on the actual awards to Liam Delap (Manchester City) and Lewis …

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Arsenal to play Benfica in Rome, discussions being held over second leg venue

Arsenal’s Europa League clash with Benfica is set to be moved to Rome due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. This is according to a report in the Evening Standard, which states that the Gunners and Benfica will not be able to play either of their games in the UK or Portugal at the moment due to rules …

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Announcement expected of neutral venue for Arsenal’s game at Benfica

With Arsenal scheduled to play Benfica in Portugal in just 9 days time, and with coronavirus restrictions making it logistically impossible for the Gunners to fulfil the fixture, EUFA have left it a bit late to change the original detailed plans. UEFA have already changed its regulations for the knockout stages of the Champions League …

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Partey set for Arsenal return as injury is not as bad as feared

Arsenal has been sweating over the fitness of Thomas Partey for much of the time that the Ghanaian has been at the club. He joined them in the summer from Atletico Madrid, but he is yet to have a sustained run in the team. After missing around 10 games for the Gunners, he returned to action …

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Real Madrid superstar makes shock Arsenal admission

Real Madrid superstar and former Chelsea great Eden Hazard has revealed how highly he thought of Arsenal whilst he was growing up. Hazard, 30, spent seven-years at Chelsea after joining in 2012 from French side Lille. The Belgian attacker’s time at Stamford Bridge saw him become a club great and was widely regarded as one …

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Everton attacker Iwobi: Maybe I should’ve handled things better at Arsenal

Alex Iwobi insists he has no regrets quitting Arsenal for Everton. The Nigeria international spent 15 years with the Gunners, coming up through their junior ranks before making 149 senior appearances for them. Iwobi made a £28million deadline day switch to Goodison Park in August 2019. He told Sky Sports: “It’s tough going from that at …

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Should Saliba stop talking about Mikel Arteta all the time?

Every Arsenal fan is more than aware of the strange situation that has arisen since William Saliba’s arrival from St. Etienne last summer, with Mikel Arteta refusing to even put him in Arsenal’s Europa League side. The fact is that Saliba hadn’t played football for six months upon his arrival, and Arteta obviously thought he wasn’t ready, …

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