Day: 1 April 2021

Arsenal press conference: Mikel Arteta on Bukayo Saka injury, team news and Liverpool

Every word Mikel Arteta said on Bukayo Saka, summer transfers and what’s gone wrong at Liverpool. What’s the early situation in terms of team news? There are still a lot that I haven’t seen yet. We will see them this afternoon and assess the squad tomorrow, see how everybody is feeling and make some decisions. …

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Lucas Torreira demands to leave Arsenal AND European football

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has expressed his desire to leave European football for good in a stunning interview. Torreira has endured a difficult two years, having fallen out of favour at Arsenal and later struggling to establish himself with Atlético Madrid. The 25-year-old also suffered personally after his mother – Viviana – passed away this …

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Ainsley Maitland-Niles expected to leave Arsenal this summer

Ainsley Maitland-Niles is planning to leave Arsenal in the upcoming summer transfer window, claims the Telegraph. Maitland-Niles has been at Arsenal since he was just six years old, playing in their academy for 11 years before earning his first professional contract in 2014. He made his debut for the Gunners on December 9th 2014 in a …

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“He’s feeling better” – Arsenal boss provides update on key duo ahead of Liverpool

Premier League football returns this weekend as Arsenal entertain Liverpool in a heavyweight clash at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday night. Ahead of the game, Mikel Arteta has been speaking to the media at his pre-match press conference today. The Gunners boss has provided a team news and injury update which included the latest on …

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Lucas Torreira in talks with Boca Juniors about return to South America

Lucas Torreira is reportedly in talks with Boca Juniors about a return to South America this summer. Lucas Torreira returned home to Uruguay last week as his mother was admitted to intensive care with Covid-19. As a new wave hits the country which had, until recently, dealt well the pandemic, Torreira’s mum sadly passed away.That hasn’t …

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What was the point? Why those Aubameyang sale leaks so destructive for Arsenal

COMMENT: Hang on. Hang on. This is bordering on the destructive. Less than a year after making him their highest paid player. After over a year of marathon negotiations. There’s now some inside the board room at Arsenal willing to see their captain transfer-listed …? So the story goes there’s some inside Arsenal prepared to …

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Mikel Arteta responds to surprise suggestion Arsenal could sign Sergio Aguero

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has responded to the suggestion that Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could be an option for the Gunners as he prepares to leave the Etihad Stadium. The Argentina international’s exit from City was announced earlier this week and one imagines he’s going to have a long list of top clubs vying …

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Arteta warns Liverpool remain class act as Arsenal eye late-season surge

Mikel Arteta believes Liverpool remain one of the top two teams in England as he prepares Arsenal for a crunch clash on Saturday. The drastic dip in results from Jurgen Klopp’s team since the turn of the year has seen last season’s champions fall out of the top four in the Premier League. They and …

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The New Champions League Format Will Make Stan Kroenke Even Less Ambitious

The new structure of the Champions League will be music to Stan Kroenke’s ear. It’s a step closer to turning elite football into like American sports, the majority of which don’t have relegation or promotion but reward a team for simply being a franchise. The new version of the European Cup starting in 2024 is …

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Talking Point: Do Liverpool’s issues just come down to bad luck or is it something more?

It’s June 25, 2020. Thousands of Liverpool fans have ignored government advice as they gather at Anfield for a very special occasion – the celebration of a first league title in 30 years. Despite it looking a certainty for months, many Reds fans hadn’t allowed themselves to be drawn in by the hysteria too early …

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Bacary Sagna ‘not surprised’ by Arsenal’s treatment of William Saliba

Bacary Sagna isn’t surprised with William Saliba’s slow integration into the Arsenal squad, and he insists the loan to OGC Nice is not a bad thing. After signing for Arsenal to plenty of fanfare in 2019, William Saliba is still waiting to make his competitive senior debut for his new club. He went back on …

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