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Arsenal legend tears into squad after defeat on opening weekend Arsenal's spell under Unai Emery did not get off to the best of starts on Sunday as defending champions Manchester City secured a 2-0 win at the Emirates Stadium.

Premier League star Sessegnon flattered by iChelsea and Arsenal interest Highly-rated Chelsea and Arsenal target Ryan Sessegnon says talk of a move away from Fulham has not distracted him. The teenager burst onto the scene back in 2016, when he was just 16, and has established himself as a regular in Slavisa Jokanovic's side at Craven Cottage, becoming their most productive and exciting player.

Transfer Talk: Unai Emery told to cut Arsenal's wage bill during next window The English transfer window is closed, but the rest of Europe is still open for business, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow along with our daily blog throughout the summer. When does the transfer window close in the top European leagues?

Emery reveals why he benched this Arsenal star man against Man City Unai Emery insists that Bernd Leno will have to be patient at his new club, despite Arsenal fans desperately calling for the goalkeeper to get a chance immediately. Some supporters were left confused after the Manchester City match, because Emery's selection of Cech didn't seem to fit with what the team were trying to do.

Usmanov ready to invest in rivals The 64-year-old last week accepted an offer worth in excess of £550million for his stake of just over 30 per cent from Arsenal's majority shareholder Stan Kroenke.

Arsenal: Tony Adams needs to take a chill pill This is what he had to say:. Now, I do agree with some of the points that Adams makes. The selection of Petr Cech over Bernd Leno was a curious one. I would have liked to have seen Lucas Torreira start ahead of Granit Xhaka. Alexandre Lacazette also, in my opinion, deserved a starting role.

Criticism of Unai Emery's new Arsenal style is 'disrespectful', says Liam Rosenior Criticism of Unai Emery's attempts to make Arsenal play out from defence is "disrespectful", Liam Rosenior told The Debate.

Arsenal star blasted on Social Media after his horrendous display against Man City Bayer Leverkusen poked fun at Petr Čech after Arsenal's defeat to Manchester City on Sunday, suggesting the Gunners should give former Leverkusen man Bernd Leno a chance. Although Čech's did well to limit City to just two goals, making a number of good saves, he didn't look as comfortable on the ball.

Unai Emery's plans set to be hit by need to slash Arsenal wage bill The Gunners spent £70million on five new players over during the summer transfer window, a relatively humble amount in comparison to some Premier League rivals.

Arsenal News: Training key for keeper vs Chelsea, Conte prediction, Guendouzi one positive "Then all of a sudden he will go 'right, we're now going to do this, and if you're not going to do it, ta ta'." Matteo Guendouzi has been hailed for his immediate impact at Arsenal by Ian Wright. The Gunners legend highlighted the teenager's effort and willingness to get involved against City.

Mohamed Elneny could leave Arsenal as Unai Emery is told to cut Gunners' wage bill Calum Chambers went out on loan to Fulham and David Ospina and Carl Jenkinson could also go before the end of the month. Mesut Ozil signed a deal in excess of £300,000-a-week and they are desperately trying to get Aaron Ramsey to sign but he holds all the aces as he is into the final year.

Manchester City's fly-on-the-wall Amazon Prime show to enrage Sky CHARLES SALE - THE SPORTS AGENDA: The launch this week of Amazon Prime's behind-the-scenes documentary series covering title-winners Manchester City is likely to cause ructions.

Liverpool and Arsenal new boys were 'dynamite and impressive' - Ian Wright "Jurgen Klopp was so desperate to sign Naby Keita for Liverpool that he slapped down the deposit 12 months ago and was prepared to wait a year before he had him in a red shirt," Wright told The Sun. "On Sunday you could see exactly why, because this guy was absolute dynamite.

European side plot move to sign Arsenal's midfield outcast Arsenal have undergone a wealth of changes this summer, with the signings of Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi providing further depth in the centre of midfield.

Arsenal face wage-bill squeeze until new commercial deals are agreed next summer Unai Emery is facing significant restrictions with Arsenal's wage bill during the next transfer window in January following a series of deals that have been agreed over the past year.

Arsenal news: Ian Wright reveals moment he SCREAMED during Manchester City loss "They've tried to play out, the time Unai's had to try and get the guys to play out, to press, to try and break Manchester City's lines, we just didn't get it going." Emery's task does not get much easier as Chelsea are Arsenal's next opponents this Saturday.

Arsenal Transfer News: Joel Campbell Set to Leave Gunners for Frosinone Calcio Arsenal forward Joel Campbell is set to leave the Emirates Stadium, as he reportedly considers a three-year contract with Serie A new boys Frosinone Calcio. Italian outlet Tuttomercatoweb reported the player is expected to put pen to paper before the Italian transfer window closes on Friday.

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Arsenal Supporters Trust trying to force Kroenke into one more AGM before Full takeover The Standard reports… An AST spokesman said: "The AST are minded not to accept the offer and are seeking legal advice on the merits of the compulsory purchase intention.

Arsenal: Granit Xhaka can't handle heat of high press Signing Granit Xhaka two seasons back was a smart and exciting move for Arsenal. His range of passing and shots from distance mesmerized the fans into believing the club had found its long-awaited midfield anchor. And at a fair transfer fee as well, considering the Paul Pogba deal of the same summer window rang in at a £50 million higher price.

Former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder Alex Song moves to FC Sion - Goal.com The former Arsenal and Barcelona star left Russian side Rubin Kazan in January, but trained with the Swiss top-flight side weeks before a deal was announced on Tuesday. Song started his professional career with French side Bastia and rose to prominence at Arsenal where he made over 200 appearances before moving to Barcelona.

Arsenal news: Unai Emery will soon have Antonio Conte Chelsea moment - Andy Townsend But Townsend says Emery will give it a few games before making a change, similar to how Conte did at Chelsea two years ago. Conte initially struggled at Chelsea but after a 3-0 loss to Arsenal, the Italian switched to his familiar 3-4-3 formation for the next game at Hull.

Revealed: The three players who impressed polled Arsenal fans despite defeat to Man City - FootballFanCast.com Lichtsteiner even managed to create a few problems going forward, in a performance that owed much to his vast experience. Matteo Guendouzi - 5.9: It was a display that combined bravery with naivety.

Arsenal Fan TV forced into 'rebrand' by club Arsenal Fan TV has been forced into a rebrand after the club held discussions with the YouTube channel. It is understood the club have now asked Arsenal Fan TV to remove all branding and copyrighted material - including the name 'Arsenal' - from future videos.

League Cup introduces 5 rule changes for 2018/19 Despite the Premier League failing to make the leap into the 21st century, VAR is set to continue in the League Cup this year. It was in use for Arsenal's semi-final and final against Chelsea and Manchester City last year, although it wasn't particularly extensively utilised on either occasion.

Arsenal legend assesses Emery's battle between the posts Arsenal underwent a wealth of changes during the summer, which included signing Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen. However, the Germany international did not make his Premier League debut at the weekend against Manchester City as it was instead veteran stopper Petr Cech who got the nod, with a turbulent performance across the 90 minutes.

Euro Paper Talk: Arsenal, Tottenham, West Ham eye Irish wonderkid; Liverpool plot bid for France World Cup star Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham are eyeing an Irish wonderkid after he gained citizenship, and Liverpool are plotting to tie a PSG star down to a pre-contract agreement, according to Tuesday's European papers.

Talking City podcast: Arsenal win, Bernardo Silva's importance and can Liverpool really stop us? Our guests also look at potential title challengers and consider whether or not Liverpool can really beat City to silverware this season. Enjoy - and if you are a City fan who would like to contribute to future Talking City podcasts, then please do email [email protected] for further details.

Liverpool news: How Chelsea and Arsenal showed it will be tough catching Man City - Wright Pep Guardiola's side started their campaign with a comfortable 2-0 win at Arsenal on Sunday, seven days after beating Chelsea by the same scoreline in the Community Shield. Wright has been impressed with Liverpool and the new signings they have made.

Former Arsenal Owner Usmanov Open To Investing In Premier League Rival The former Arsenal co-owner Alisher Usmanov, who has previously brushed off questions about his intentions to invest any money in a Premier League rival once his sale of Arsenal goes through, has seemingly opened the door to putting some of his vast wealth into the coffers of their rivals Everton.

Usmmanov goes as mediocrity awaits In a largely expected revelation, the Uzbek Billionaire Allisher Usmanov is ready to invest in Everton to re-unite with his drinking buddy Farhad Moshiri.

Arsenal Weekly Podcast: Super Robert Pires Goals, trophies, memories - we look back at our Invincible’s superb Arsenal career.

Usmanov 'doesn't exclude' Everton investment after Arsenal sale Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov has said he "doesn't exclude" investing in Everton after agreeing to sell his stake in Arsenal. The 64-year-old last week accepted an offer worth in excess of £550million for his stake of just over 30 per cent from Arsenal's majority shareholder Stan Kroenke.

Merson says Arsenal and Ozil lack mental strength for top four spot ARSENAL and Mesut Ozil have been accused of giving up against Manchester City and lacking the mental strength to challenge for the top four. Gunners' legend Paul Merson also feels new boss Unai Emery must recruit stronger characters to better their tame sixth-placed finish under Arsene Wenger last season.

Arsenal star ready to sacrifice role in order to gel with forward partner Arsenal's spell under Unai Emery did not get off to the best of starts on Sunday as the Gunners fell to a 2-0 defeat at the Emirates Stadium to defending Premier League champions Manchester City.

What do journalists do when the window is cracked? Sir Hardly Anyone finds out. "Struggling" would be the word I might use to describe the lifeforms there, if they were actually showing any sign of life. But they are not.

Arsenal news: Ian Wright concerned over three Gunners stars And former Arsenal striker Wright was disappointed with the efforts of attackers Aubameyang, Ozil and Mkhitaryan at the Emirates. "It was worrying," Wright said of their display on BBC Radio 5 Live. "I know that he's got a massive job on his hands. "But you do want to see a certain amount of effort and something from the so-called star players.

Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham reportedly keen on poaching Irish wonderkid after impressive trial at Cardiff City Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United are reportedly keen on making a move for 17-year-old Irish wonderkid Elivs Azah, following an impressive trial at Cardiff City this summer.

Done Deal: Another Arsenal star set for summer exit to join Euro giants Besiktas president Fikret Orman and other club officials travelled to London to try and finalise his transfer, but unfortunately that doesn't seem to have worked, and the saga continues to drag on. Arsenal previously rejected a loan bid from Napoli for the goalkeeper, so it's a bit strange they've now accepted Besiktas'.

Alisher Usmanov admits he could invest Arsenal sale money in Everton Alisher Usmanov says he could invest more of his billion pound fortune in Everton after severing ties with Arsenal. Usmanov sold his stake in the London club for £550 million last week.

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Should Emery have been more adventurous against Man City? "I wanted him to put his new goalkeeper in, work with his back four, have two screening central-midfield players, and keep a clean sheet. "It was crying out for it. But I didn't see that. I thought he got a lot of selections wrong. "His three best players were his subs.

Arsenal Transfer News: Mohamed Elneny Wanted by Marseille in Latest Rumours Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny has reportedly emerged as a transfer target for Ligue 1 side Marseille. The French club are said to be "weighing up a move" for the Egypt international, who faces competition for a place in the team this season, per Adrian Kajumba at the Mirror.

Arsenal Vs Manchester City: This wasn't the defence's fault Usually when Arsenal get ripped to shreds by a superior Premier League opponent, it is because of the openness of their shape, the naivety of their positioning, the blistering pace of their opponent's counter-attacks, the exposure of their backline and the ineptness of their defending.

Arsenal news: Ian Wright worried about three of Unai Emery's star men Arsenal were beaten 2-0 by reigning champions Manchester City at the Emirates. It was Emery's first competitive game in charge of the Gunners but they were clearly second best on the day and could have lost by more than two.

Arsenal transfer news: BBC Sport pundit questions Unai Emery over one summer signing Arsenal recruited Leno from Bundesliga outfit Bayer Leverkusen for around £19m in the summer. The Germany international, who has six caps, arrived in north London with over 300 senior appearances to his name for Leverkusen. But the 26-year-old is currently the understudy to Arsenal's No.1 Petr Cech.

Arsenal news: Ian Wright singles out one player after Man City defeat Unai Emery's men were dominated on Sunday afternoon, with the Premier League champions running out 2-0 victors. Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva netted at the Emirates as City look to defend the title. Arsenal tried to play out from the back against Pep Guardiola's men, with numerous Gunners stars struggling with Emery's tactics.

Builders find terrifying arsenal of guns in Irish construction site A Garda spokesman said: "Gardai in the Bridewell are investigating the discovery of a number of firearms in the Bridewell area of Dublin this afternoon the 14th August 2018. "Investigations are on going."

Arsenal news: Mesut Ozil and Gunners lambasted by furious Paul Merson The Gunners, in particular, Mesut Ozil, came in for intense criticism after the game, with many questioning the team's fortitude. Amongst that group is Merson, who believes his old club are content to make money and not improve on the pitch.

Former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song joins Swiss side Sion Former Arsenal, Barcelona and West Ham United midfielder Alex Song has joined Swiss side Sion on a free transfer. The 30-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Swiss Super League side, who are currently fifth after four games in the country's top division.

We all have a brand to protect - The Fiver In today’s Fiver: Petr Cech v Bayer Leverkusen, Mario Mandzukic is a poet and Cattermole on the continent!

Di Marzio: Frosinone 'close' to signing Campbell after missing out on Perez Di Marzio, who have had a fantastic record for transfer stories in the current window, claim Frosinone are now a shock leading contender for the signature of Campbell. They began negotiations last night, and could well reach a final agreement in the coming hours.

Arsenal transfer news: Campbell set to sign three-year deal as Emery begins clear-out Campbell will put pen to paper on a three-year deal with the Serie A new boys, according to Tuttomercatoweb. Frosinone are reportedly preparing to finalise the transfer ahead of Friday's 8pm deadline. Arsenal head coach Unai Emery previously revealed Campbell was free to quit the club.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Title bid is complicated but Arsenal want one or more trophies this season Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has admitted that mounting a title challenge could prove to be "complicated" for Arsenal but vowed to ensure the Emirates trophy cabinet is replenished this season.

Russian billionaire 'would consider' Everton investment after Arsenal exit Alisher Usmanov says he 'would consider' investing in Everton after the sale of his Arsenal shares. Usmanov, Russia's eighth-richest man, could take his cash to a Premier League rival after agreeing to sell his 30 per cent stake in Arsenal to Stan Kroenke.

Arsenal Women working to develop girls' football Arsenal Women have teamed up with Middlesex County FA to support the development of women and girls’ football in Middlesex.

Arsenal Supporters’ Trust to reject Stan Kroenke’s purchase offer There may still be some single shares in some individual hands, but most of that 3% ownership is in the hands of the Arsenal Supporters' Trust, the official supporters trust of Arsenal.

Arsenal Fan TV forced into complete rebrand after talks with club Arsenal have forced the popular media outlet Arsenal Fan TV into a rebrand after talks were held between the club's hierarchy and the YouTube channel. It is claimed that the unauthorised use of the copyrighted term 'Arsenal' for audio and visual recordings was negatively impacting the club.

Get a grip Mr Emery Previous names: Dial Square, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich Arsenal By 1970's Gooner I desisted communicating my anger and scathing criticism right after the City match as I was too disappointed and angry. Now two days later the anger has gone but my disappointment is still there.

Reports: Mohamed Elneny A Late Target For Marseille After €30m Sale Marseille could reportedly be keen on signing Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny before the transfer window closes in France later this month. The transfer window may be closed in England but business can still be completed in the rest of Europe.

Arsenal transfer news: Chris Sutton questions one Unai Emery signing Leno joined Arsenal from Bayer Leverkusen in June for a fee of around £19million. The 26-year-old largely shared the responsibilities between the sticks in pre-season with last season's No 1 Petr Cech. However, it was Cech who was given the nod for the opening Premier League game of the campaign on Sunday.

Arsenal Women: A Beginners Guide Arsenal paid to have a desso pitch installed last summer, which is kind of a mixture between synthetic and grass, so the playing surface stays in good condition.

XGunners: Deep dive on Matteo Guendouzi’s Arsenal debut From this it shows a player that did well, especially considering that he was making his debut against a tough opponent but maybe not as well as the narrative that surrounds him might suggest.

Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang calms biggest Alexandre Lacazette fear himself Aubameyang is a great player, that is for sure. But Arsenal are a better team with him not necessarily in his best position. The fact that Aubameyang is cognizant of that fact and is happy to accept it is a measure of his character and self-awareness.

Aubameyang: I Would Move Out Wide In Order To Play With Lacazette Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has admitted that he is willing to move out wide in order to play with Alexandre Lacazette at Arsenal. After almost a decade of waiting for a top class centre-forward at Arsenal, the Gunners now have two to choose from.

Former Arsenal target N’Zonzi jets in ahead of £27million Roma move Sevilla midfielder Steven N'Zonzi is close to completing a £27million move to Serie A side Roma after jetting into Italy to undergo and finalise terms ahead of the big-money switch.

How to watch every Arsenal match on TV this season I know that I'm not supposed to publish here today but I woke up this morning to yet another announcement of yet another streaming service putting Arsenal matches behind their paywall.

Arsenal, Spurs and West Ham interested in Irish whizzkid Elvis Azah London trio Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham are keeping tabs on Republic of Ireland youth international Elvis Azah. The 17-year-old has been on trial at Cardiff City in pre-season.

Arsenal's title chances and the unpredictability of football Whatever happens, it's guaranteed not to be another merry go-round of Wenger's Groundhog Day. Let's take a look at how the 2018/2019 season might look for the Gunners. Arsenal finished in sixth last year, just ahead of Burnley - and for a club the size of Arsenal that is not acceptable.

Transfer news LIVE updates: Man Utd Pogba twist, Chelsea done deal, Arsenal, Liverpool Transfer news live: Updates, gossip, rumours and done deals from Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, and the rest of the Premier League, Championship and Europe. Tuesday, August 14. 3.15pm: Barcelona have DROPPED their interest in Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba.

The Tactics Arsenal could use to shell-shock Chelsea…. It is perhaps too early to speculate after just one game, but Arsenal have lost at home to Manchester City 2-0. It means they did not breech the goal of their opposition. It means their defense conceded twice and it means top four is quickly becoming a goal just a bit too far, especially when all our top rivals won their matches.

Some random Arsenal-related thoughts But had it been Granit Xhaka who let Raheem Sterling skirt by him without so much as touching him that led to Manchester City's first goal everyone would have been up in arms over the mistake and calling for his benching.

Arsenal 'force YouTube channel Arsenal Fan TV to change their name' Arsenal Fan TV gained fame for posting videos online of supporters discussing results, club news and talking points, but was also criticised for its negative coverage of the team.

Arsenal Podcast 160: A New Hope? Or Attack of the Clones? - Daily Cannon In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Paul dissect opening day defeat to City, the first competitive impression of our latest French teenager, and wonder what would be success for Arsenal in 2018/19.

Arsenal news: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang happy to be moved out wide to play with Alexandre Lacazette Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has said that he is happy playing out wide on the left for Arsenal so that new manager Unai Emery can accommodate both him and Alexandre Lacazette in the same team.

Petr Cech edges Bernd Leno at Arsenal - so what's Unai Emery's plan? To put it bluntly: Cech is so bad with his feet that it makes you wonder how bad Leno must be with his hands. Perhaps an alternative logic behind Emery's decision. Leno, 26, is a decade younger than Cech, and it's possible that Emery simply wants to give him time to acclimatise to English football rather than throw him straight in at the deep end.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: I’m happy to play on the left if Arsenal head coach Unai Emery picks Alexandre Lacazette as striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has revealed he is so keen for Alexandre Lacazette to play as a central striker, the former Borussia Dortmnd centre-forward is happy to move to the left flank.

Arsenal Target 'Wants To Leave' Amid FC Barcelona & Roma Links A longstanding Arsenal target, who played at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, reportedly wants to leave his current club amid interest from Spanish giants FC Barcelona and Serie A outfit Roma. Ronaldinho, Iniesta and Xavi Snubbed For All-Time LaLiga XI.

Ex-Arsenal owner Alisher Usmanov ready to plough cash into Premier League rival Former Arsenal co-owner Alisher Usmanov is willing to plunge investment into Everton after being bought out at the Emirates. The Russian billionaire is keen to remain involved in football and is interested in investing in clubs around Europe.

Departing Arsenal money man planning massive Everton investment Alisher Usmanov is reportedly planning to invest his vast fortunes into Everton after ending his association with Arsenal. The 64-year-old - whose fortunate is valued at £11.4billion by Forbes - is ready to put his money into the Toffees after finding himself outmaneuvered at Emirates Stadium by Stan Kroenke.

Marseille poised to sign out-of-favour Arsenal midfielder Marseille are reported to be in line to sign Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny, who has fallen out of favour at the club, according to The Mirror. Elneny has fallen down the pecking order at The Emirates after manager Unai Emery boosted his midfield options this summer signing Lucas Torreira and Mateo Guendouzi.

Bayer Leverkusen score ‘own goal’ with Twitter trolling of Arsenal keeper Petr Cech in thundering editorial according to Die Werkself’s regional Bayer Leverkusen’s regional newspaper, the Rheinische Post, has called the Twitter trolling of Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech an ‘own goal’ by the club’s social media team, while asking whether the experienced Czech international could have simply ignored the tweet.

Arsenal Finally have a Balance between Youth and Experience For many years in the latter part of Arsene Wenger's reign as manager of Arsenal, there was a mismatch of players at the club. It was either there too many average players or too many young players.

Arsenal confirm Dasilva has been released after his contract expired In the official programme for the Manchester City match, the club listed all the players currently under contract with the club, as first-year scholars, second-year scholars or young professionals. Dasilva wasn't among them, confirming he didn't sign the offer on the table for him at the start of the summer.

Alisher Usmanov ready to plunge money into Everton after £600million Arsenal exit The 64-year-old - valued at £11.8billion by Forbes - is ready to boost the Toffees' already considerable financial firepower after failing to influence transfer policy at the Emirates. Usmanov ended his 11-year association with the Gunners earlier this month after selling his 30 per cent holding for which he was paid £600million by Stan Kroenke.

Arsenal vs Chelsea: 3 immediate changes we need to see It is going to be a similar match. The Gunners will have to counterattack, strike quickly, and be incisive. There won't be any room for mistakes or missed chances, because, like City, every chance we don't take is going to be a dent in our chances to take away any points.

Campbell linked with Serie A switch According to Sky Italia, newly-promoted Frosinone want to lure Joel Campbell to Serie A and could complete a deal very soon. Unai Emery has confirmed the Costa Rica international is surplus to requirements at the Emirates and the club are willing to sell him before the second transfer window of the summer closes on 31 August.

Man Utd supporters call on unexpected name to replace Jose Mourinho Man Utd fans discuss Mourinho's future at the club, Chelsea readers hope for a derby win over Arsenal and Liverpool fans discuss their transfer policy - all in Your Says of the Day. Got something to get off your chest? Join the debate on our forums here.

Arsenal's Emirates Stadium security scare as police close off roads around the ground Police were called to the ground in the early afternoon after being alerted, blocking off part of the Benwell Road. Mirror Football have spoken to police, who say the issue was swiftly dealt with after a suspicious package was found. Police confirmed a "partial evacuation" of part of the ground and the surrounding area took place.

Arsenal Fan TV forced into rebrand after talks with Gunners hierarchy Arsenal Fan TV has been forced into a rebrand after talks between the club and the popular media outlet. It is understood that the unauthorised use of 'Arsenal', a trade marked term for audio and visual recordings, was having a negative effect on the club's image.

Paul Merson warns Unai Emery that Arsenal stars "not mentally strong enough" to lift club into top four Paul Merson says new boss Unai Emery faces a fight to change things at Arsenal - because the players aren't "mentally strong enough".

Arsenal news: Tony Adams issues fierce criticism of Unai Emery after Manchester City defeat Arsenal legend Tony Adams has scolded Unai Emery over his rotation policy during pre-season and has called for changes for the trip to Chelsea after the club's opening-game defeat by Manchester City on Sunday.

Gunners legend Lehmann sends Arsenal message to Leno Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann thinks it will take goalkeeper Bernd Leno time to adapt to life in England in the Premier League. The 26-year-old joined the Gunners in the summer from Bayer Leverkusen in a deal worth around £22 million and was expected to walk straight into Unai Emery's starting line-up.

Arsenal players have already noticed key difference between Emery and Wenger Unai Emery may have begun his Arsenal tenure with a comprehensive defeat to defending Premier League champions Manchester City at The Emirates Stadium, but his new squad have already been encouraged by the start to the Spaniard's spell.

3 Selection Calls Unai Emery Has to Make at Arsenal The Unai Emery era is underway at Arsenal and there are already questions of tactics and personnel for Gunners fans to gabble about. While new signings will take time to bed in, there are already some selections calls the Spanish success to Arsene Wenger needs to make at the Emirates Stadium.

Rebrand for Arsenal Fan TV is supposed to have stemmed from talks with club The first offerings from Arsenal's dedicated and insanely popular fan channel did not disappoint by any means but several elements of the videos looked markedly different from last season. According to a report in the Sun, Arsenal Fan TV were forced into a rebrand after discussions were held with the club.

Usmanov willing to invest in Everton to help ‘friend’ Moshiri Former Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmamov has refused to rule out investing in fellow Premier League side Everton, saying that he would be 'happy to help' friend Farhad Moshiri.

Have you ever wondered…? Questions for Arsenal Fans to ponder…. It was one of those Monday morning rush hours that are a habit of London. Thick dark clouds low in the sky and the rain dripping off the end of your nose. For thousands of us to get to the street, we had first to get past the ticket man at the exit of the train platform.

Arsenal news: What the Gunners board told Unai Emery after Man City defeat Sections of the Arsenal support believe Emery has not done enough in his short time in charge based on the Manchester City performance, while Tony Adams and Sam Allardyce have been critical after one game.

Former Barcelona And Arsenal Transfer Target On His Way To Join Roma Sevilla midfielder Steven Nzonzi is on his to the Italian capital to join Roma after an agreement was agreed between the two clubs last night. Sky Italia report that the fee is between €28m and €30m plus bonuses and this deal should be completed by the close of play today.

Tuesday cannon fodder: safety investment Slavia Prague fans fear for future after Chinese investment backfires - Football - The Guardian: As Slavia Prague prepare for Tuesday's return leg of their Champions League third qualifying round at Dynamo Kyiv, their rags-to-riches tale looks to be unravelling.

Usmanov: I'd consider investing in Everton Back in August 2016, Arseblog News reported - based on info from a solid source - that Alisher Usmanov was thinking about joining Farhad Moshiri in investing in Everton. Usmanov was quick to shoot down the story at the time but appears to have changed his tune.

Fabregas misses training with injury ahead of Arsenal clash The midfielder isn't expected to recover in time for the match on Saturday, so new head coach Maurizio Sarri will just have to do without. That shouldn't really be a problem for the 59-year-old though. He has summer signing Jorginho to partner one of the best midfielders in the league in N'Golo Kante.

Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny wanted by Marseille - sources Clubs in France have until the end of the month to sign players, with their transfer window closing on Aug. 31. Marseille have been alerted to Elneny's possible availability, with the Egypt international facing a battle for a fiurst-team place after the arrivals of Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi.

Judas to Spurs but Double Winning Invincible Highbury Hero to Gunners - Sol Campbell Just a relatively short hop back in the time machine to the summer of 2001, when Tottenham's captain crossed the great divide in the most sensational Arsenal transfer of them all. Instantly becoming a Highbury Hero before he had even kicked a ball for us.

Euro Paper Talk: Tottenham line up €25m deal for Real Madrid star Real Madrid want to sign a new left-back - and Tottenham could be the long-term beneficiaries - while Barcelona have made a firm decision over the future of a €100m Liverpool and Arsenal target, according to Tuesday's European papers.

Arsenal miss a trick as Barca tells Emery Dembele is no longer on market Barcelona have now told Arsenal that £100 million transfer target Ousmane Dembele is not for sale at any price. The Frenchman was seemingly set for a summer exit away from the Nou Camp after failing to make the kind of impact many had hoped, with the Emirates his preferred destination.

Alisher Usmanov open to Everton investment after agreeing to sell Arsenal stake to Stan Kroenke Alisher Usmanov has said he will consider investing in Everton after agreeing to sell his stake in Arsenal to Stan Kroenke. The Uzbek-born Russian billionaire agreed to end his 11-year investment in Arsenal earlier this month when Stan Kroenke offered him £600m for his 30 per cent stake, valuing the Gunners at £1.8bn.

Ian Wright names the two summer signings who stood out in the Premier League Ian Wright has identified Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita and Arsenal new-boy Matteo Guendouzi as the two summer signings who stood out on the opening weekend of the Premier League. Liverpool agreed a deal to sign Keita last summer but he spent the 2017-18 campaign at RB Leipzig before arriving at Anfield in July.

Mikel Arteta targeted two Arsenal players with tactical switch in Man City victory It worked to devastating effect in the second-half and it must be wondered whether Arteta's research into Arsenal this summer - in anticipation of a job offer - helped him to make this switch.

Why has Emery not made Arsenal title challengers yet? Yet on Monday evening, Adams appeared on talkSPORT to offer a damning indictment of Unai Emery's first league game in charge of Arsenal. His first league game. "It was the same kind of performance," Adams said. "I was a little bit deflated and disappointed.

Critical safety systems: those rather annoying hiccups that get in the way. It was only after we'd got there that I realised just how much impact it was having on the club in terms of its ability to compete in the transfer market. And since we'd already had the phrase about Chelsea parking its tanks on our pitch and firing £50 notes at our players, it soon became clear we were going to struggle.

The Bank of Arsenal Is Open and Kroenke Is Gearing Up For Withdrawals Stan Kroenke is the first ever majority owner in Arsenal's history, and very soon will probably be the first 100% owner. He paid around £425m to buy 67% of the club in a number of different purchases, and has now agreed a deal with Alisher Usmanov for the Uzbek's 30.04%, which is 18,695 shares.

Will Petr Cech start for Arsenal against Chelsea? One of the Gunners problem areas in recent seasons has been in goal. Petr Cech had previously been one of the best goalkeepers in the world. However, since joining Arsenal Cech has regressed as he has grown older. Some of the world's best goalkeepers of bygone days have played well into their thirties or even forties in some cases.

Arsenal news: Bernd Leno's value questioned by Jens Lehmann after €22m transfer - Goal.com Bernd Leno has been challenged to raise his game at Arsenal, with Jens Lehmann questioning his value after being asked to fill back-up duties in the wake of a €22 million transfer. The Germany international was signed from Bayer Leverkusen by Unai Emery and expected to slot straight into the Gunners side.

Bayer Leverkusen fans react with embarassment after Die Werkself’s official Twitter account trolls Arsenal keeper Petr Cech Bayer Leverkusen fans have reacted with embarssment to their clubs attempt to troll Arsenal keeper Petr Cech. Read on for our resident German football expert and Arsenal writer Rosie Tudball’s piece on the fallout from the Bundesliga club’s clumsy attempt at humour Unai Emery’s side lost 2-0 to Manchester City.

Alisher Usmanov would "consider" investing in Everton after Arsenal shares sale Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov has said he would "consider" investing in Everton. The super-rich Usmanov has agreed to sell his 30% stake in Arsenal to Stan Kroenke and says he is ready to plough money into a new football club.

Ivan Gazidis 'spotted in talks with Mikel Arteta after Arsenal's defeat to Manchester City' - and here's why Arteta was in advanced negotiations to replace Arsene Wenger at the Emirates this summer, only for the more experienced Unai Emery to get the nod instead. However, the ex-Arsenal midfielder was back in north London for City's Premier League opener at the Emirates and had the last laugh as they ran out 2-0 winners.

Chelsea news: Midfielder OUT of Arsenal game, Real Madrid swoop, Loftus-Cheek latest Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is ready to fight for a starting spot at Stamford Bridge. The Spaniard was virtually an ever-present under former Blues boss Antonio Conte. And he turned in another excellent display in Chelsea's 3-0 win over Huddersfield that would have impressed the European champions.

Arsenal transfer news: The REAL reason Barcelona offered Ousmane Dembele revealed in Spain In the second half, as Barcelona struggled to break down the Andalusians, Dembele took a step forward and became the game's most dangerous player, ramming home the winner in the 78th minute. "He is with us and we have high expectations for him. He has great quality and is here with us," Valverde said.

Marseille 'weigh up bid' for Elneny after seeing him benched on Sunday According to the Mirror, Marseille are hoping Elneny will be available given the increased competition for places in midfield. With just three spots available, Granit Xhaka, Aaron Ramsey, Lucas Torreira, Matteo Guendouzi and Ainsley Maitland-Niles are all hoping for starts.

Arsenal chief Gazidis spoke with Arteta after City defeat Arteta was once the favourite to replace Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager, but Emery was eventually installed instead. Gazidis was eager to establish that 'there are no hard feelings' as a result, and 'also wished Arteta luck for the rest of the season'.

Arsenal legend Tony Adams SLAMS Unai Emery for what he did before Man City game New manager Unai Emery has made a lot of changes since arriving in May, including the signing of Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi. Fans were left furious at Petr Cech, suggesting yesterday that he should be replaced with new boy Bernd Leno.

Marseille to test Arsenal's resolve to keep midfielder The 26-year-old was a regular under former boss Arsene Wenger last season and did enough to earn himself a new four-year contract, putting pen to paper on the extension in March.

Hard work evident as Arsenal cover most distance in the Premier League Adrian Clarke's Breakdown on the official website highlights the pressing game implemented by the new head coach, while Sky Sports have provided an illustration of how much effort the Arsenal players put in. Source. Of course running around a lot isn't necessarily a positive thing.

Survival of the fittest Firstly, a happy Tuesday to you all and welcome to a brand new season. I hope you've all been behaving yourselves this summer. It's felt like a long break without the Arsenal - plus ca change - even with the welcome appetiser of a World Cup to enjoy, along with a trip to see Pete in NYC - I can confirm he is still a complete tart.

It Might Be You. It Could Be You. It's Definitely You. His calm exterior and placid demeanour looked like it would slip, with only decorum preventing a right cross landing on Merse's chin. Even the host looked petrified the German was going to explode. The one thing they all had in common was a rush to judgement.

Ivan Gazidis meets with Unai Emery to discuss Arsenal's defeat to Man City Ivan Gazidis met with Unai Emery after Arsenal's defeat to Manchester City and assured the new manager he will be given time to implement his playing style, according to reports.

Arsenal: Oh, look, Calum Chambers is already needed Arsenal did improve against Manchester City. I keep having to remind myself of this. City didn't win 3-0 in easy fashion, stomping us in the first half and chilling in the second. It was much closer than that, as the Gunners did muster some decent chances of their own.

Billionaire Usmanov Mulls Everton Stake After Arsenal Sale Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov is open to staying involved in soccer and would consider investing in England's Everton Football Club or teams in Germany and Italy after selling out of London's Arsenal Holdings Plc last week.

Adams backtracks on Emery criticism after fan backlash After just one game against the champions of England, Adams was already prepared to jump in and have a go at Emery, explaining what he'd have done better if he was manager. "I don't know what he's been doing for the last five or six weeks," Adams ranted.

Should Arsenal start with Auba and Laca against Chelsea? The season started this last Friday with Manchester United and Leicester competing in the opening match - which the Red Devils won. But it wasn't our turn until Sunday when we welcomed the defending Champions and arguably the greatest EPL side since the early 2000s, Manchester City.

Auba happy to accommodate Laca's spark Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he's more than happy to shift his position on the pitch if the manager decides to incorporate Alex Lacazette in his starting line-up in the future.

Emery already given reassurances over Arsenal future Among the most vocal critics was Sam Allardyce, but the Daily Telegraph claim Arsenal have already put Emery's mind at ease by stating 'he will not be judged on his early results'.

Is Petr Cech feeling the pressure? We all have them and when somebody hits one, whether intentionally or by accident, our reactions can be excessive. To onlookers, we seem sensitive, thin-skinned and easy to rile, but often our outbursts speak to a deeper issue. So it is with Cech. Could it be that he knows he's facing the very twilight of his career.

Arsenal news: Aubameyang sends message to Emery over Lacazette ahead of Chelsea clash But when new Arsenal boss Unai Emery introduced Lacazette to proceedings the Gunners instantly became more of a threat. And Aubameyang has opened up on his relationship with the former Lyon man. "We really get on well," Aubameyang told ESPN. "There is a spark between us when we are both on the pitch together.

Petr Cech isn't happy As seen on Twitter, Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech took a shot at the Bayer Leverkusen English Twitter account for a joke they made in regards to Bernd Leno. The German club seemed to indicate that they want to see Leno, who is their former goalkeeper, performing for the Gunners after his multi-million pound move to the Emirates.

Aubameyang willing to change Arsenal roles if Emery brings in striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has told Unai Emery he is willing to move to the wing if he wants to find a way to accommodate Alexandre Lacazette in Arsenal's attack.

Poland U21 coach claims Arsenal's Krystian Bielik impressed Middlesbrough scout Middlesbrough may be looking to strengthen in the Arsenal man's positions. The Poland Under-21 team coach claims a Middlesbrough scout was left impressed by one of his players on Sunday.

Should Lacazette be starting? There were plenty of questions that fans wanted the answers to at the weekend, as Arsenal failed to overcome the challenge of champions Manchester City.

Jens Lehmann urges Arsenal star to ignore Unai Emery's instructions Jens Lehmann admits he was 'surprised' by Petr Cech's display in Arsenal's 2-0 defeat to Manchester City and urged the goalkeeper to, at times, ignore the instructions of Unai Emery.

Mohamed Elneny linked with Marseille switch Although the transfer window has closed in England, it remains open across Europe and reports from France suggest that Marseille are interested in Mohamed Elneny.

Chelsea news: Midfielder set to MISS Arsenal Premier League showdown with injury "He's a real top-quality player, he gets on the ball, gets us playing and against Huddersfield you could see that's the way it's going to be this season." And Barkley also wants to make sure he stays in Sarri's side moving forward. "That depends on how I perform and hopefully I showed I can start and stay in his thoughts," he added.

Ian Wright gives his honest opinion of Matteo Guendouzi after Arsenal 0-2 Man City After raving about Liverpool's Naby Keita, Wright wrote: "Later on Sunday afternoon another less obvious new boy impressed me in Arsenal's young midfielder Matteo Guendouzi, signed from the relative wilderness of Ligue 2 Lorient in France. "Yes, he found it tough going at times against City but what impressed me was his attitude and effervescence.

Arsenal news: What the club's players made of Unai Emery's tactical plan against Man City They are also said to be happy that Emery will adapt the team's tactics based on the opposition, rather than setting them out the same way every week - as former boss Arsene Wenger regularly did. The Mail add the Arsenal board are also prepared to give the new manager time to rebuild the side following his appointment earlier this summer.

Unai Emery reassured by Arsenal chiefs that he will get time to make his mark There is a realisation that they wanted to do more business in the summer transfer window but Emery inherited most of the squad and it will take time to impress his ideas. Arsenal face another daunting task at Chelsea on Saturday having been completely overwhelmed by City at the Emirates.

Arsenal news: Former Gunners coach makes Arsene Wenger return claim "So I very much expect him to show up somewhere at some point." When asked if Wenger is enjoying a little break, he added: "Only a little one." Wenger left Arsenal after 22 years in the summer having guided them to three Premier League titles, seven FA Cups and seven Community Shields.

Big questions ahead for Emery: starting 11, captains, motivation If Xjaka is culpable for the first conceded goal not backing up his team mates and standing stock still in the six yard box with the CBs instead of pushing out and trying to block space between Sterling and the goal what do we say about Licht for the second goal conceded?

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech hits out at Bayer Leverkusen after being mocked on club's Twitter account Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has hit out at Bayer Leverkusen after the Bundesliga club's Twitter account mocked his performance against Manchester City. With new Gunners head coach Unai Emery encouraging his team to play out from the back, Cech looked uncomfortable on occasions when trying short passes out to his team-mates.

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Talks Alexandre Lacazette Partnership at Arsenal Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has talked up his relationship with Alexandre Lacazette and said there is a "spark" between them in the Gunners attack. After Arsenal's 2-0 home defeat to Manchester City on Sunday, Aubameyang added he is open to playing on the left flank so that the Frenchman can take up the No.

Saturday's Chelsea game is another tough fixture for Emery's Arsenal I was a bit surprised that he did not do that more often, because there were times when Arsenal kept on losing the ball in dangerous positions and Cech's experience should have told him to miss them out and go long." Chelsea v Arsenal is on Saturday at 5.30pm.

Barcelona willing to sell Arsenal target Ousmane Dembele for £71m with club divided over his place at Nou Camp BARCELONA would be willing to sell Ousmane Dembele for over £71million with the club remaining divided over his pedigree, according to reports. The Frenchman, 21, was signed from Borussia Dortmund a year ago for what could rise to a whopping £138m as a quick-fire replacement for Neymar.

Arsenal's Petr Cech bristles at Bayer Leverkusen’s trolling attempt Arsenal custodian Petr Cech has come out all guns blazing on Twitter, getting embroiled in an spat with Bayer Leverkusen English account after the Bundesliga side took a sly dig at him and his perceived inability towards playing from the back.

If Ramsey still doesn't sign, should Arsenal sell him abroad without a replacement? Let's say for example In a matter of days, Ramsey asks to leave and that is followed by a 40 million bid from Barcelona, should we sell? Don't criticise the Welshmen on this. He's doing what any man would do. If there was an opportunity to get more money from your employer wouldn't you maximise that possibility?

Arsenal need extended therapy Unai Emery will have appreciated the clarity he received on Sunday. He now has no doubt about the size of the task facing him as he attempts to undo decades-long collective and institutionalized idiocy that also comes with a special penchant for spectacular individual mistakes at the most inopportune moments.

Gunners force Arsenal Fan TV to rebrand following meeting Following a meeting with Gunners chiefs, social media channel Arsenal Fan TV has been made to change their name and branding. It's thought the move from Arsenal is to protect the club's reputation and global image.

Paper Talk: Tottenham duo tipped for £130m exits; Arsenal to sell battler Tottenham could lose two of their key men in a £130m double sale before the end of the month, while Arsenal are ready to let a unwanted midfielder move to France, according to Tuesday's newspapers. PSG are ready to make a £100m move for Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen before the transfer window shuts on August 31.

Aubameyang urges Unai Emery to start him alongside Alexandre Lacazette Unai Emery began his tenure as Arsenal manager with a sobering defeat at the hands of Manchester City last weekend, in which he opted not to start Lacazette.

Mikel Arteta exploited two Arsenal players to mastermind Manchester City win Mikel Arteta's 'forensic studies' of the Arsenal squad in anticipation of succeeding Arsene Wenger helped him mastermind Manchester City's victory on Sunday, according to reports.

Arsenal Fan TV forced into rebrand following meeting with Gunners chiefs It is believed that unauthorised use of the copyrighted 'Arsenal' for audio and visual recordings was negatively impacting Arsenal. The Gunners reportedly sent a cease and desist letter to Arsenal Fan TV in an attempt to protect the club's branding.

Positive Signs against City but the Future under Emery ultimately will depend on Kroenke's Investment I have read the current contributions by various writers and I have gleaned a few of their conclusions, which I find interesting. The first and somewhat disappointing one is that sections of the crowd were already verbally abusive on the first match of the season and many left early.

Arsenal: The Granit Xhaka debate has started already He didn't do that against City. He was taken off early for Torreira and, as much as I hate to say it, he wasn't missed. Not every match is going to be like this one, though, where the Gunners are focused on quick strikes and counter-attacking. In fact, most will ideally involve a lot more dominance with the ball.

Arsenal news: Paul Merson digs at Mesut Ozil & Gunners stars, accusing them of not being mentally strong enough - Goal.com But if you want to break in, get to that level, it's going to need a better mentality of player; I don't think the players are mentally strong enough. "I don't see it - when it went 2-0 and the picture panned away and Bernardo Silva ran to the crowd, it was like Laurel and Hardy with Mesut Ozil, 'that's the end of that game'.

Arsenal news: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang makes Unai Emery demand ahead of Chelsea And the January signing has told Emery to throw both strikers in from start when the north London outfit travel to Chelsea on Saturday evening. "We really get on well,' Aubameyang told ESPN. "There is a spark between us when we are both on the pitch together.

Aubameyang calls for Lacazette start The Gabon international started up top on his own in Sunday's Premier League opener against Manchester City, and looked isolated at times. Team-mate Lacazette was called off the bench in the second half and the pair, who haven't started many games together since Aubameyang's arrival in January, caused City some issues.

Ian Wright claims football media and the FA are both racist Ian Wright made his comments last night on BBC Radio 5, and I think it is fair to say that it caused the chair of the discussion and the other guests a certain on the show an amount of discomfort and uncertainty as to how to handle the conversation thereafter.

Arsenal News: Unai Emery has taken over Gunners in 'perfect condition' - Jens Lehmann That's the verdict of 'Invincibles' Gunners goalkeeper Jens Lehmann. Emery's first competitive game in charge ended in a 2-0 home defeat to champions Manchester City on Sunday. The former Paris St-Germain boss solely recruited defensive-minded players over the summer transfer window.

Forest must sign this Arsenal outcast on loan to aid push for promotion - FootballFanCast.com After completing the temporary signing of West Ham right-back Sam Byram, Nottingham Forest should target Arsenal outcast Carl Jenkinson to provide defensive cover across the back four.

Same Old Arsenal, Always Cheating Love reading Rocky's stuff. Ok, so maybe Rocky's post was more about fouling and reactions to being fouled, but the point that we tend not to exploit certain 'within the rules' methods to get the best result from a game still stands. Maybe Arsene's teams were just too honest and regarded as a pushover as a consequence.

Arsenal legend issues assessment on defeat to Manchester City Arsenal's spell under Unai Emery did not get off to the best of starts on Sunday, as the Gunners fell to a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City. That result was not too surprising given the dominance Pep Guardiola's side enjoyed in the Premier League last season, which has led to the Citizens being tipped as favourites to retain their crown this term.

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Arsenal news: Ian Wright makes Matteo Guendouzi claim after Man City defeat Arsenal snapped up Guendouzi from Ligue 2 outfit Lorient for around £8m in the summer transfer window. And Unai Emery sprung a surprise by naming the 19-year-old midfielder in his starting line-up to face the Premier League champions on Sunday.

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Arsenal transfer news: Sky Sports man makes stinging Liverpool criticism Unai Emery, in his first transfer window in charge of Arsenal, made five acquisitions in the summer, including Matteo Guendouzi, who made his debut against Manchester City on Sunday. After two seasons out of the Champions League, Emery is hoping to deliver at least a top-four finish for the Gunners this season.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: This is why Arsenal lost to Manchester City "But if we play like this against the other teams in the league, we have a chance. "We will have to put the same intensity and desire through the whole season."

Arsenal news: What Unai Emery did wrong in Manchester City loss - Dennis Wise "Trying to play out of the back in the manner that they did. "I'm not sure at times they are good enough to play out of the back. "I think Petr Cech was encouraged to play, I think he tried to play. He nearly put one into his own goal.

Arsenal news: Bernd Leno warning sent to Petr Cech by Jens Lehmann Cech started for Arsenal in their opening Premier League game against Manchester City which saw the champions win 2-0. The Czech international was picked despite new manager Unai Emery signing Bernd Leno during the summer.

Arsenal: Whatever it takes, start Stephan Lichtsteiner Arsenal suffered a disappointing loss to powerhouse Manchester City, not even finding the gumption to cobble together a single goal, but that doesn't mean there weren't positives in the loss.

How many transfer windows will it take for Emery to fix Arsenal_ Emery needs four transfer windows to fix this Arsenal side, claims Neville by Iomie. Manchester United legend Gary Neville has warned new Arsenal boss Unai Emery that he will need four transfer windows to fix the team following their defeat to Manchester City.

Class act! Aubameyang sends Lacazette message to Arsenal boss Emery Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has told Arsenal boss Unai Emery that he is happy to play on the left wing if Alexandre Lacazette is selected as a central striker.

Premier League: Arsenal's Petr Cech slams Bayer Leverkusen as 'sad' over tweets after Manchester City loss London: Petr Cech became embroiled in a social media spat with Bayer Leverkusen after the Bundesliga club's Twitter account mocked an error made by the Arsenal goalkeeper against Manchester City. Cech was selected to face City on Sunday ahead of new Arsenal signing Bernd Leno, who joined the Gunners from Leverkusen in the close season.

Arsenal news: Sky Sports man makes Chelsea jibe after just ONE Premier League game Although Sarri will take time to implement his ideas, Merson thinks Chelsea could be a formidable force and questions whether or not the Gunners have what it takes to finish in the top four this term. "Arsenal need to keep on building, building," Merson told Sky Sports' The Debate.

Brutal: Arsenal star seriously attacked on Social Media after his performance vs Man City This was particularly highlighted by the fact he almost turned a pass into his own net, missing the intended target by a distance and putting it out for a corner. Bayer Leverkusen were quick to jump on a GIF of the moment on Twitter, suggesting they "know a guy" who could take Čech's place.

Emery issues update to Arsenal's injury woes in defence Arsenal entered the new season with an issue down the left-side, with Sead Kolasinac and Nacho Monreal both unavailable for the opening game.

Arsenal news: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reveals Unai Emery tactics and makes Chelsea claim "That's the style we will play this season." Aubameyang has also implored the Gunners faithful to be patient with Emery, but insists things will become a lot clearer after their next game which is against Chelsea on Saturday. He added: "We still need some time to adapt to the new manager and to integrate the new players.

Stan Kroenke NOT bothered by criticism from unhappy Arsenal supporters Stan Kroenke won't be fazed by unhappy supporters, after completing his takeover of Arsenal Football Club this month, as he's used to it by now. The Sun Daily write that the new owner is 'unlikely to be upset' by anything the Arsenal fanbase throw at him at this point, and to be honest they're not wrong.

Aubameyang sends message to Unai Emery about changing position for Arsenal Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has told Unai Emery that he is happy to play on the left wing if Alexandre Lacazette is selected as a central striker. Emery has faced a dilemma ahead of the new season with both Aubameyang and Lacazette competing for the role as Arsenal's spearhead in attack.

New coach but same old Arsenal The new Premier League season has begun, and the first matchday was highlighted by a clash between Arsenal and Manchester City. City registered a 2-0 win over the Gunners, with Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva scoring the two goals for the reigning Premier League champions.

Arsenal 0 vs 2 Man City: Player Ratings, Man of The Match + TWO Flops of The Match Arsenal slipped to a disappointing defeat against Manchester City on Sunday, a match they never really looked like winning, but there were one or two encouraging performances nonetheless. Unai Emery's team spent a lot of time trying to press City from the front.

Arsenal sent Arsenal Fan TV a cease and desist over trademarked "Arsenal" An interesting fight in recent years has seen some teams trying to stop fans or media organizations from using the trademarked team name in sites about it.

Aubameyang urges Emery to capitalise on his 'spark' with Lacazette Aubameyang's arrival in January was undoubtedly a contributor to Lacazette's struggles, as the signing from Borussia Dortmund netted 10 times in just 13 league games in the second half of last season.

Arsenal 0-2 Manchester City: Growing Pains In Unai Emery's first game in charge, it was the passing, not pressing, which was the main focus. Petr Cech was under the most scrutiny during the game, and afterwards, he provided the best breakdown of Arsenal's approach.

Premier League 2018/19: Unai Emery, Arsenal v Manchester City, Sam Allardyce, news, updates "What do Manchester City do? Press, press, press, so why do you try and play out ? "Even the Arsenal crowd cheered when they dropped one in the opposition's half! "You cannot just force 'the only way to play is this way' in this country.

Former Arsenal captain Tony Adams slams Emery over pre-season rotation Unai Emery took over from long-serving manager Arsene Wenger at the end of May and would have been hoping to get off to the perfect start against reigning champions Manchester City.

Arsenal Vs Manchester City: Matteo Guendouzi youthful and promising That is what Matteo Guendouzi, a fresh-faced, manic-haired 19-year-old did on Sunday afternoon as Unai Emery chose to anchor his Arsenal midfield with the Frenchman against Pep Guardiola's brilliant Manchester City. The 2-0 loss was consummate for the champions.

Confirmed Done Deal: Arsenal agree and announce new 3-year deal Arsenal have agreed a new three-year deal with Banque du Caire, as their official partner in Egypt. Arsenal announced the deal, with Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny at the forefront in promotional pictures.

What Ivan Gazidis told Mikel Arteta after Arsenal's defeat to Man City Arsenal's chief executive Ivan Gazidis spoke with Mikel Arteta in person after Manchester City's 2-0 victory at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, according to reports. Arteta was close to being appointed as Arsene Wenger's successor this summer after lengthy talks with Gazidis and Arsenal's hierarchy.

Arsenal not mentally strong enough, says Paul Merson Arsenal need to improve their mental strength after a familiar performance on Sunday, Paul Merson said on The Debate. Heads appeared to drop during the Gunners' 2-0 home defeat to Manchester City on Sunday in Unai Emery's first game since succeeding Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal players back new manager Unai Emery It is becoming increasingly clear to Arsenal players that their new manager will adapt tactics according to the opposition, a philosophy that represents a step away from Arsene Wenger's regime.

Arsenal new boy Stephan Lichtsteiner does not regret leaving Juventus despite Cristiano Ronaldo signing STEPHAN LICHTSTEINER does not regret leaving Juventus despite Cristiano Ronaldo signing. The Arsenal new boy confirmed that he was a seeking a new challenge and is now fully focused on life in the Premier League. When asked about his decision, he told Sky Sports: "Ronaldo?

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Judge Arsenal after Chelsea… we want trophies and intensity "It was beneficial for me to arrive at Arsenal last January so I had six months to get used to the league, the country, the culture so I could be ready for my first full season," Aubemeyang told ESPN. "It was not easy at the beginning six months ago. It was such a big change.

Arsenal news: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sets Premier League aim despite Man City struggle Arsenal got their league campaign underway on Sunday against Manchester City and were convincingly beaten 2-0 by the reigning champions. It means the Gunners are already playing catch up with the other top six all successful over the opening weekend.

Arsenal's Cech slams Leverkusen over tweets Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has slammed Bayer Leverkusen for trolling him on social media during Sunday's 2-0 loss to Manchester City and lobbying for their former player Bernd Leno to play instead. Cech accused the German club of lacking professionalism after tweets from Leverkusen highlighted Leno's ability to play the ball out of the back.

SAMUEL: Seven-year plan at Wolves is a game changer MARTIN SAMUEL - Wolves have a seven-year plan. This season, it is to finish inside the top 10 in their first Premier League campaign since 2011-12. If it comes to fruition, it really could be a game changer.

Petr Cech in online spat with Bayer Leverkusen over Twitter remarks Arsenal’s goalkeeper Petr Cech has got involved in an online argument with Bayer Leverkusen over remarks on their Twitter account following his club’s 2-0 defeat by Manchester City.

Star Man send message to fans, reveals why he left Arsenal - NOT Perez Calum Chambers says his season-long loan to Fulham is all about showing what he can do, and hopefully getting back into the England squad as well. Chambers surprised most Arsenal fans by deciding to move on loan towards the end of the transfer window.

Mohamed Elneny planning Arsenal exit as Marseille weigh up bid for midfielder before end of transfer window And Marseille hope Egyptian anchorman Elneny, 26, might be available after seeing Arsenal increase competition for places in their midfield this summer. Lucas Torreira and Mateo Guendouzi have arrived leaving Elneny facing a tough battle to start.

Arsenal news: Why Unai Emery will have to decipher language barrier at Emirates Former Sevilla and Paris St-Germain boss Emery wants the team to move the ball quicker and be prepared to keep possession at the back - with their keeper expected to be constantly involved.

Arsenal legend Tony Adams lays into Unai Emery after 'deflating and disappointing' performance against Manchester City I was a little bit deflated and disappointed. "Coming from Arsene who always played open attacking football, I really wanted the new manager to come in there and tighten things up. "For the last ten years now - leaking goals, soft away from home.

Pundit says January window is crucial for Arsenal and Emery Unai Emery's tenure at Arsenal did not get off to the best of starts on Sunday, as the Gunners fell to a 2-0 defeat against defending champions Manchester City.

Arsenal legend slams Unai Emery for his decision to axe Lucas Torreira Former Arsenal captain Tony Adams has slammed Unai Emery's team selection for the defeat against Manchester City and believes Lucas Torreira and Bernd Leno should have started against the Premier League champions.

Next week Arsenal has another big game but we will be better - Cech Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech pleaded for patience after Unai Emery's first match as Arsene Wenger's successor ended in a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City. Cech nearly scored an embarrassing own goal and looked uncomfortable in trying to play out from the back as City pressed high.

Auba aims for 'one or more trophies' at Arsenal Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is hoping to bring "one or more trophies" to the Emirates this season. Aubameyang, 29, had an instant impact on the Gunners after joining last January for a club-record €63 million fee from Borussia Dortmund, netting nine goals and giving four assists in 12 Premier League matches last campaign.

Arsenal news: Collymore makes bold Emery claim, backs January spending spree And former Premier League star Collymore says the Arsenal boss will splash the cash in January, claiming Emery should sign winners like Lichtsteiner.

Chelsea star set to miss Arsenal clash with injury Cesc Fabregas is a major doubt for Chelsea's clash against his former club Arsenal on Saturday. The 31-year-old is currently suffering from a knee injury and missed Chelsea's 3-0 victory over Huddersfield Town on Saturday. Chelsea's players took part in a light training session on Monday but Fabregas was not part of the group.

Arsenal: Man City defeat proves Emery has inherited Wenger's problems 89 minutes into his first game as Arsenal manager, Unai Emery was still gesticulating. Still urging Hector Bellerin into position. Still encouraging his tiring players to close down a rampant Manchester City. By that point, much of the nervous enthusiasm that had swept through the ground was dead.

Cech hits back at mockery from Leverkusen Twitter account Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has blasted Bayer Leverkusen after the Bundesliga club's Twitter account mocked his performance in Sunday's defeat to Manchester City. With new Gunners head coach Unai Emery encouraging his team to play out from the back, Cech looked uncomfortable on occasion when trying short passes to his team-mates.

Arsenal news: Wright reveals one positive from Man City - I’ve not seen it for a long time But he says Guendouzi showed a fight and spirit he has not seen from an Arsenal player in a long time. Former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton asked Wright on BBC Radio 5 Live: "What was the best thing about Arsenal yesterday?" Wright replied: "Guendouzi, the youngster.

Arsenal: Manchester City show where Unai Emery went wrong And there was a clear distinction between the two teams that was evident in their respective set-ups, style of play and potency in attack: speed. Specifically, speed in the wide positions. City started with Riyad Mahrez on the right flank and Raheem Sterling on the left flank.

Arsenal's Cech in social media war with Bayer Leverkusen Petr Cech became embroiled in a social media spat with Bayer Leverkusen after the Bundesliga club's Twitter account mocked an error made by the Arsenal goalkeeper against Manchester City. But the former Chelsea star almost scored one of the most embarrassing own goals of all-time in Arsenal's 2-0 defeat against the Premier League champions.

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech reacts angrily to Bayer Leverkusen tweet mocking his performance against Manchester City "Cech has the experience to continue defending our goal and Leno is just starting with us, but he is working very well and he can wait for his moment to arrive." Yet the fact that the normally mild-mannered Cech has reacted so angrily to Leverkusen's trolling suggests that he is starting to feel the heat generated by Leno's arrival.

Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Steven N'Zonzi 'agrees' personal terms, Ousmane Dembele talks Arsenal target Steven N'Zonzi has reportedly agreed to join Roma, reports claim. The Gunners were heavily backed to sign the French midfielder, who worked under Unai Emery at Sevilla. But it looks like Roma have won the 29-year-old's signature.

Arsenal vs Chelsea referee named - and new Gunners boss Unai Emery will be very happy However, those games were of course under the reigns of Antonio Conte and Arsene Wenger who have both left their respective clubs and now is the time for a meeting of two very different tactical minds. Lee Betts and Stephen Child will be the two assistant referees for the 5.30pm kick-off, with Jonathan Moss as the fourth official.

Arsenal's Cech in social media spat with Bayer Leverkusen Petr Cech became embroiled in a social media spat with Bayer Leverkusen after the Bundesliga club's Twitter account mocked an error made by the Arsenal goalkeeper against Manchester City. Cech was selected to face City on Sunday ahead of new Arsenal signing Bernd Leno, who joined the Gunners from Leverkusen in the close season.

Petr Cech calls Bayer Leverkusen 'sad' after Tweet Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech calls Bayer Leverkusen "sad" after the German side appeared to mock him on Twitter.

Emery explains selection decisions after defeat in first Arsenal match Arsenal's era under Unai Emery was always set for a difficult start after the fixture list threw up opening games against Manchester City and Chelsea, with the Gunners losing to the former on Sunday.

Arsenal news: Unai Emery could have big problem with three star players - Andy Townsend "Are they going to be the three, that if they get it right, can elevate Unai Emery into the stratosphere early on as the Arsenal manager? "Or are they his biggest problem? "What I saw from those three yesterday, Aubameyang, he does a lot of walking around for me.

Barcelona transfer news: Arsenal target Ousmane Dembele in talks with club about future Following the arrival of Malcom this summer from Bordeaux for £36.5m there were rumours that Dembele had doubts about his future with the Spanish champions. However, in a move which surprised many, Dembele started in Tangier against Sevilla and Malcom didn't even make the bench.

Eat, sleep, breathe, drink, Arsenal The expected four started in front of Petr Cech, but Kyle Walker's unpunished assault on Ainsley Maitland-Niles meant an early call-up for Stephan Lichsteiner on the opposite side to his usual role.

The first Arsenal Fan TV of the season didn't disappoint Unai Emery's first outing as Arsenal manager ended like so many of Wenger's games in the final years of his tenure - with the crowd teeming out of the Emirates as the home side lost without putting up much of a fight. There is a lot of work ahead for Emery and that could mean Arsenal Fan TV will be very busy over the next few months.

Arsenal legend Alan Smith reveals Premier League title prediction While Liverpool were the Premier League's biggest spenders in the summer, shelling out on £177m on four new players including £66m goalkeeper Alisson. But Smith can only see Jurgen Klopp's side finishing as runners-up to Pep Guardiola's champions.

Transfer news LIVE: Arsenal target agrees terms; Barcelona, Real Madrid and Man Utd latest Transfer news LIVE: All the latest from Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Barcelona and Real Madrid. Monday, August 13. Arsenal target Steven N'Zonzi has reportedly agreed to join Roma, reports claim. The Gunners were heavily backed to sign the French midfielder, who worked under Unai Emery at Sevilla.

Arsenal's Petr Cech hits back at 'banter' from Bayer Leverkusen Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has questioned the values of Bayer Leverkusen after the German club mocked his performance in the 2-0 defeat to Manchester City.

Why Cech was our main man against Man City Our No 1 had an eventful afternoon on Sunday - but earned praise for his fine saves.

Cech hits back at Bayer Leverkusen over Tweet mocking his passing Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech nearly miscued a first-time pass straight into his own net on Sunday afternoon at the Emirates as he tried to give Shkodran Mustafi the ball.

The verdict on Guendouzi and Torreira v City How did our new signings perform on their debuts? Former Gunner Adrian Clarke assesses how they fared.

Arsenal's Cech hits back at Leverkusen Twitter post about Leno Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has hit out at Bayer Leverkusen after the Bundesliga club's Twitter account appeared to mock his performance in Sunday's defeat to Manchester City. With new Gunners head coach Unai Emery encouraging his team to play out from the back, Cech looked uncomfortable on occasion when trying short passes to his team-mates.

Arsenal news: 'I don't know what he's been doing' - Unai Emery blasted by club hero Adams He told talkSPORT: "I don't know what he's been doing for the last five or six weeks. "He's been rotating all his players and given them all a game. "And they have got some good results but it is pre-season.

The final word on Unai Emery's first game Former Gunner Adrian Clarke takes an in-depth tactical look at our performance against Manchester City on Sunday.

Manchester City get straight back to work after Arsenal scalp Manchester City were given no time to reflect on their victory over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium as Pep Guardiola put his men straight back to work on Monday afternoon.

Petr Cech hits out at Bayer Leverkusen after being mocked for error vs Man City Petr Cech has hit back at Bayer Leverkusen after he was mocked by the German club's Twitter account for his mistake in Arsenal's defeat to Manchester City on Sunday.

Arsenal's midfield target opens door for transfer next year Arsenal made decent progress in the market under the guidance of Unai Emery, signing five new players at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal Boss Says Petr Cech Is Still His No 1 Arsenal manager Unai Emery says that Petr Cech will be his No 1 goalkeeper this season despite an unconvincing display against Manchester City on Sunday. The veteran shot-stopper started for the Gunners in their Premier League opener against the defending champions, but struggled with the ball at his feet.

Petr Cech hits back at Bayer Leverkusen after German club troll Arsenal goalkeeper over performance vs Man City Petr Cech has hit back at Bernd Leno 's former club Bayer Leverkusen after being trolled over his performance in Arsenal 's opening weekend defeat to Manchester City.

Unai Emery needs time to enact the wholesale changes needed at Arsenal That was the accusation facing Emery after his first 90 minutes in charge. Allardyce was already dredging up hoary old tropes about tippy-tappy football. Clearly the scoreline and the weight of chances in City's favour were not to Emery's liking but let's have some context here.

Arsenal news: Petr Cech SLAMS Bayer Leverkusen over Bernd Leno banter "Petr Cech had a very good pre-season. Today I think he played well also and he has this experience to defend our goal. "Leno is starting with us, working very well and also played well in pre-season.

Arsenal news: Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan singled out in damning Man City criticism "What do Manchester City do? They press, press, press so why do you try and play out when they press, press, press? "Even the Arsenal crowd cheered when he dropped one in the opposition's half.

England qualify for the u20 World Cup quarter-finals The fifth goal came courtesy of a long range Chloe Kelly shot that was pushed away by the Mexican goalie straight into the path of Lauren Hemp, who said 'thank you very much' and made it 5-1. The final goal was a beauty scored by the Manchester City forward for her hat-trick.

This year’s FA Cup is the latest competition to hide behind a paywall It almost sounds like the Cup was a throw-in when ESPN+ bought rights to Serie A, but either way, that's yet another competition behind a paywall. I mean, I get it: capitalism is a thing, business is a thing, and soccer is hot right now, so it makes a certain sort of sense that this is happening.