Day: 19 February 2021

Video: Arteta hints that Bukayo Saka is set to be rested

Mikel Arteta has admitted that he will have to manage Bukayo Saka‘s minutes, bringing fear that the midfielder could be in line for a rest. The winger has been arguable the club’s most important, and most consistent player, throughout the season thus far, and his minutes have reflected that. Saka is the youngest of our first-team …

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Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira wanted by Fiorentina

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira is reportedly close to agreeing a move to Fiorentina this summer. The Uruguayan has endured a difficult loan spell at Atletico Madrid and will return to north London once the season ends. And Gazzetta dello Sport says Fiorentina are ‘well ahead’ in talks to sign Torreira once the transfer window re-opens. Torreira has …

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‘We have to be more ruthless’ – Arteta disappointed as Arsenal held to 1-1 draw with Benfica

Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw in their Europa League last 32 first leg tie against Benfica in Rome’s Stadio Olimpico. The Gunners enjoyed domination for large spells of the match in the Italian capital, though, despite that, they struggled to regularly test Benfica ‘keeper, Helton. Arsenal had an excellent chance to take the lead …

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