Arsenal Youth

Arsenal forward Bukayo Saka signs multi-year deal with New Balance

Arsenal attacker Bukayo Saka has become the second high-profile player after Liverpool’s Sadio Mane to sign with global sportswear brand New Balance. The 19-year-old has been a revelation for the Gunners since making his debut more than two years ago and has managed 74 appearances to date. His performances on the field have led to …

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Smith Rowe for England? Arteta backs Arsenal midfielder to make the step up

Emile Smith Rowe has all the attributes and qualities required to play for England having been phenomenal for Arsenal this season, according to Mikel Arteta.   After getting a taste of first-team action at Arsenal in the previous two seasons, as well as spending time out on loan at RB Leipzig and Huddersfield Town, the midfielder has enjoyed a meteoric rise in recent months.   Smith Rowe had …

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Arteta denies Balogun leaving Arsenal: Edu working hard on new contract

Mikel Arteta insists Folarin Balogun wants to stay at Arsenal. The 19-year-old is being targeted by clubs in the Bundesliga with his contract expiring in the summer. Balogun is reportedly frustrated with his lack of playing time at the Emirates, but Arteta says the youngster wants to fight for his place at the club. “I …

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Mikel Arteta admits it will be his own ‘fault’ if Arsenal talent continues to miss out on minutes he ‘deserves’

Mikel Arteta was quizzed on whether Eddie Nketiah is an Arsenal talent that may need to be ‘moved on’ this summer ahead of the tie against Burnley owing to the ace’s lack of action this season. The journalist stressed that Nketiah, a fringe first-teamer, stayed put in the January transfer window, whilst fellow academy graduates …

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Mikel Arteta explains what Gabriel Martinelli needs to do after Leicester snub

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has urged Gabriel Martinelli to ‘keep working’ after he was an unused substitute in the 3-1 league win over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Sunday. The Brazilian is regarded as one of the best young talents at the club but has struggled for regular playing time since returning …

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Video: Arsene Wenger claims Saka is at ‘the final hurdle’ with club’s targeting him

Arsenal legend Arsene Wenger claims that Bukayo Saka is undergoing a big challenge at present, but is living up to that challenge. The Gunners lost 1-0 to Manchester City yesterday, in a match where the youngster was stifled by the opposition, and Arsene Wenger believes that he was targeted. It isn’t widely spoken of, but you could be forgiven …

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Arsene Wenger optimistic about young Arsenal trio Martinelli, Saka & Smith Rowe

Arsenal legend Arsene Wenger is optimistic about the team’s future with the likes of Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli and Emile Smith Rowe. The Gunners may be mid-table in the Premier League, but former manager Wenger sees reasons for optimism. He believes building a squad around the trio of youngsters can drive the club forward in …

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Analysing the emergence of Emile Smith-Rowe at Arsenal

It has been a frustrating season for Arsenal, as they have been languishing in mid table under Mikel Arteta. However, there have been signs of recovery, not least the emergence of homegrown midfielder Emile Smith-Rowe. The academy graduate has long been considered a player for the future, but he is now proving that he is …

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Martinelli expresses his desire to follow in Aubameyang footsteps as he tells Arteta he is ‘ready’ to play

Gabriel Martinelli has expressed his desire to follow in Arsenal teammate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s footsteps and has told boss Mikel Arteta he is ‘ready’ and waiting to play. The 19-year-old has had a stop-start Gunners career thus far, with a succession of injuries heavily restricting his game time since his arrival from Ituano in 2019. The …

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Mikel Arteta provides update on Folarin Balogun’s contract situation

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has provided an update on the contract situation of Folarin Balogun ahead of the Premier League game against Leeds United on Sunday. The 19-year-old striker has less than five months remaining on his Gunners contract and the club have yet to convince him to sign a fresh deal. Balogun is said …

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