Day: 17 April 2021

Nico-Laca-Saka going strong: 5 Arsenal players named in Europa League Team of the Week

The Gunners’ 4-0 rout of Slavia was one entertaining game. As a result, we have the most number of players in the best XI this week! Ask any Arsenal fan who they were impressed by in the 4-0 win over Slavia Praha and the names Nico [Nicolas Pepe], Laca [Alexandre Lacazette] or [Bukayo] Saka will probably come up. It’s no surprise …

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Mikel Arteta: ‘Auba is a big part of our team and will continue to be so’

Arteta insists Aubameyang’s role won’t diminish in his absence. He praises the Gunners squad for winning games even when ‘important’ players are missing. Mikel Arteta said in an interview, as quoted by ESPN: “We missed him [Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang] in a few games last season as well. “Auba is a really big part of our team and …

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Europa League dates set: a reminder of Arsenal’s next 5 fixtures

The Gunners are through to the Europa League semi-finals. Arsenal are also looking to have a strong finish in the Premier League. Arsenal’s next 5 games in all competitions: vs Fulham (home) — April 18 — Premier League vs Everton (home) — April 23 — Premier League vs Villarreal (away) — April 29 — Europa League vs Newcastle (away) — May 1 — Premier …

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Arsenal set date for Aubameyang return after malaria diagnosis

Arsenal are confident that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will return for their clash with Everton on April 23. The captain contracted malaria while on international duty with Gabon last month and missed his side’s Europa League win on Thursday night. Mikel Arteta confirmed after the win that his skipper was out of hospital and had hoped to …

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Arteta says Balogun will be “pushing anybody in our first team”

Last year most Arsenal fans thought that Bukayo Saka would be leaving the club because of the endless contract negotiations, but Mikel Arteta and Edu persuaded the youngster that he had a future at the Emirates, and this year we have had exactly the same thing happen with Folarin Balogun. But yet again they have turned it …

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Mikel Areta blocks Sead Kolasinac permanent move to Schalke

Mikel Arteta has reportedly blocked Schalke signing Sead Kolasinac on a permanent basis according to a report in Bild. Coming via Sport Witness, Bild report that Schalke are keen to sign Sead Kolasinac who joined the German side on loan in January. Eager for regular minutes, and seen as a disaster waiting to happen by most …

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