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Stoke City v Arsenal: Premier League – live! Minute-by-minute report: Who will triumph in the season’s first game at the bet365 Stadium? Join Simon Burnton to find out.

Stoke v Arsenal: Choupo-Moting could hurt Gunners, he is like Kanu - Charlie Nicholas That is the opinion of former Arsenal striker and Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas. Arsenal travel to face Mark Hughes' Stoke in the second game of the Premier League season for both sides. Choupo-Moting will make his full debut for the Potters after coming on as a second-half substitute in the 1-0 defeat to Everton on the opening day.

Stoke v Arsenal teams confirmed: Arsene Wenger names strong side against Potters Alexandre Lacazette scored on his league debut but Wenger had concerns about his side's sloppy defending. Arsenal will once again be without Alexis Sanchez, who remains sidelined with an abdominal injury. Defender Laurent Koscielny will miss the match as he serves the last of a three-game ban.

France and Spain make u19 final In the other semi-final, France defeated Germany despite a one-sided first half where Germany totally dominated but could only gain a 1-0 lead. The France coach, Gilles Eyquem, made a double substitution changing the game totally as substitutes Thibhaud and Laurent both got on the scoresheet.

Arsenal team news: Lacazette and Ramsey start in Stoke City visit, Jese to make debut Arsene Wenger has made two changes to Arsenal's starting XI to face Stoke City on Saturday in the Premier League encounter at the bet365 Stadium. Wenger's men welcome back Aaron Ramsey and Shkodran Mustafi into the team for Mohamed Elneny and Rob Holding, with the latter not in the squad.

Confirmed: The Arsenal lineup vs Stoke City - Mustafi and Ramsey start "It's traditionally been a tough place to go for everybody and of course we want to continue in a strong way our start to the season." Stoke boss Mark Hughes said: "When our fans get behind the team from minute one to the last minute, then there's no more intimidating place.

Teams: Stoke v Arsenal: Mustafi & Ramsey recalled Arsenal need to tighten up at the back when we head to the Britannia Stadium this evening for our Premier League clash with Stoke City. Wenger has made just one change to the back three from last week with Mustafi replacing Holding. It means Monreal stays in the middle of defence which is a very questionable decision by the manager.

Stoke vs Arsenal: Confirmed team news Arsene Wenger has recalled midfielder Aaron Ramsey to his Arsenal side for the visit to Stoke City, where the Welshman broke his leg in 2010 and has been booed ever since.

Mustafi and Ramsey in: Stoke v Arsenal teams It's Premier League action tonight as we look to win at Stoke for the second time in just a matter of months. It's typically been a tricky game for us, so let's hope we can take the three points back to London tonight. Here are the official line-ups.

Stoke vs Arsenal live stream: How to watch Premier League football online Stoke City host Arsenal in the final fixture of Premier League football today, with the likes of Liverpool and Manchester United having already played. The big news for Stoke fans will be whether Jese Rodriguez makes his debut in front of a home crowd.

Stoke vs Arsenal LIVE: Premier League goal updates Arsenal are seeking to keep their 100 per cent Premier League record this season as they face Stoke City today. The Gunners kicked off their 2017-18 campaign with a 4-3 comeback win against Leicester, with Olivier Giroud coming off the bench to head home a later winner after Alexandre Lacazette's debut goal.

Stoke v Arsenal: LIVE build-up, team news and highlights from the bet365 Stadium Stoke v Arsenal: Express Sport brings you LIVE coverage from the bet365 Stadium. 17:11: Oh, I forgot your team news folks… Stoke XI: Butland, Zouma, Shawcross, Cameron, Diouf, Allen, Fletcher, Pieters, Shaqiri, Jese, Choupo-Moting. Subs: Martins Indi, Johnson, Berahino, Crouch, Krkic, Sobhi, Grant.

Stoke City v Arsenal LIVE! All the action and reaction from the bet365 Stadium Stoke City's first home match of the season is the same as their last home match of last term - but Mark Hughes will hope an extra corner is not the only thing that has changed.

Arsenal interested in exciting Real Madrid holding midfielder Llorente was due to play a part in Madrid's squad this season but has found himself behind some very talented midfielders. According to AS, this could lead to the midfielder leaving the club and joining either Arsenal, Atletico Madrid or Sevilla. A product of Madrid's academy, Llorente enjoyed an excellent loan with Deportivo Alaves last season.

Arsenal huge favourites to sign Inter Milan star Marcelo Brozovic with talks planned for this week ARSENAL are reportedly leading the race to sign Inter Milan star Marcelo Brozovic. The Croatian midfielder has been mooted as a possible signing for the Gunners already this summer. However, SportItalia claim that the San Siro giants are set to offer him to Arsene Wenger this week.

How to watch Arsenal vs. Stoke City Arsenal comes off a thrilling 4-3 win over Leicester to open the campaign, with Alexis Sanchez's future still up in the air. Stoke dropped a first-week match at Everton 1-0 and will be aiming for its first points of the season. Find out how to watch the match below.

Stoke vs Arsenal, Premier League LIVE: Follow the action as it happens Stoke City host Arsenal in a Premier League encounter that has always engaged the neutrals. Follow all the action from the bet365 Stadium as it happens with Sportmail's LUKE AUGUSTUS.

Wenger told to sign this star now else Arsenal will have major problems "Someone who has been underwhelming and disappointing is Arsenal," Schwarzer told Sky Sports. "All the pressure Arsene Wenger was under last season. Was he going to sign was he not going to sign and then he did. "They tried to do their business and they did with Lacazette who I think can be a very good signing for them.

Ox replacement? Arsenal to launch late bid to sign Tottenham target According to the Express, Arsenal are ready to launch a late bid to beat Tottenham to the signing of Everton midfielder Ross Barkley during the closing stages of the window.

'Those guys can play!' - Thierry Henry hails Man Utd pace and power Arsenal icon Thierry Henry hailed Manchester United as they cut Swansea apart with a ruthless display of counter-attacking football in Saturday's 4-0 win. Eric Bailly had given United a first-half lead at Liberty Stadium with a close-range volley after Lucasz Fabianski had tipped Paul Pogba's header onto the bar.

Fenerbahçe reject £4.5m bid from Man City for youngster, Arsenal and Spurs also keen - reports Manchester City have had a £4.5million bid for Turkey under-19 midfielder Oğuz Kağan Güçtekin rejected by Fenerbahçe, the club's president has confirmed. Kağan, 18, is known to have been scouted by City and has been compared to Chelsea star N'Golo Kanté, who he studies videos of to improve his game.

3 areas of improvement for Stoke today Quick post because I'm late to the mark today. Things I'd love to see today. Defence:. Would love to see Arsenal a bit more organized in defence today. The team know everything is a little bit makeshift at the moment, so it falls upon everyone to muck in and assume a little more accountability than we did against Leicester.

Arsenal stars spotted out with Man City midfielder amid major transfer speculation Reiss Nelson and Joe Willock were spotted out with Jadon Sancho this week amid ongoing speculation Arsenal are set to sign the Manchester City starlet. Speculation has been rife in recent weeks that Sancho - one of the country's brightest young talents - wants to quit the Etihad.

Tottenham legend Jermain Defoe names Arsenal hero as one of the best players he has faced in the Premier League "For me, one of the best players to play in the Premier League. "I played at Highbury. I was really young and I remember after the game I said to Thierry, 'can I have your shirt?'. "And I thought he'd forget. But he actually came to the changing rooms, he had already signed it.

Arsenal vs Stoke City live stream: Watch Premier League online He is looking to be such a valuable contributor to the attack that it's hard to imagine that not going just as well, although to be fair, Stoke's defense is far superior to Leicester City's. A good deal of the pressure, therefore, will fall on Mesut Ozil to break down the defense, and on Granit Xhaka behind him.

Who is Perrie Edwards? Little Mix star, Zayn Malik's ex and Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's girlfriend He's very cute and hot… and sexy."

Arsenal make "concrete offer" for Bjorn Engels, says agent "The only problem, as I know, is that both Arsenal and Tottenham have already made concrete offers. I think at the moment with Sampdoria there is no history for the player." Arsenal do happen to need a new defender following the sale of Gabriel to Valencia.

Arsenal vs Stoke City: Hector Bellerin on the chopping block Meaning that Hector Bellerin is the odd ball out. He was not detrimental to the Gunners efforts on matchday one, but he certainly wasn't an asset either. What he provided can be improved upon by the other two available wingbacks.

Premier League giants Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea to battle it out for PSG star Julian Draxler ARSENAL, Liverpool and Chelsea have all reportedly contacted Paris Saint-Germain about signing Julian Draxler. The German international has been told he can leave the Ligue 1 outfit before the end of this summer's transfer window. And the Daily Star claim the Premier League trio have all made a move for the 23-year-old.

Arsenal News: Murphy believes a PL team will attempt to sign Giroud BBC pundit Danny Murphy believes that Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is a great option as a back-up but claimed that he "wouldn't have him leading the line in any of the other top-six sides".

MATCH PREVIEW: Stoke vs Arsenal Arsenal are looking to win their opening two league games for the first time since 2009 against Stoke City on Saturday. Defenders Shkodran Mustafi and Per Mertersacker are fit again, while Francis Coquelin has also recovered from his ankle problem. However, Alexis Sanchez remains sidelined with an abdominal strain.

Man United in pole position to land Arsenal target Lemar Manchester United are firmly in pole position in the race to sign Monaco star Thomas Lemar, according to reports. The 21-year-old looks set to be the latest big name to leave the Ligue 1 champions this summer despite their best efforts to keep hold of the French international.

Former Gunner claims Arsenal fans deserve more than balanced books Emmanuel Petit has claimed that the shareholders have been prioritised over Arsenal fans, and that needs to be addressed. The Gunners have gone 13 years without a Premier League title, and have failed to mount a sustainable challenge for top spot for a number of years.

Which squad has the most Champs Lge winners? Yep - the thugs are playing Arsenal. Now this is something I did not know: "Stoke City's recruitment of Jesé Rodríguez on a season-long loan from Paris Saint-Germain means Mark Hughes now has five Champions League winners in his squad, more than any other Premier League club." Goodness me, that puts the Champions League in a new light.

Jack Wilshere resorts to hands as Arsenal team-mates destroy him on training ground Wilshere was joined by team-mates Alexis Sanchez and Alexandre Lacazette during the drill yesterday. The England international has been recovering from injury and was ripped by fans after the clip was posted to Instagram.

West Ham make bid for Celtic striker but face competition from Arsenal and Chelsea - report West Ham have made a bid for Celtic striker Moussa Dembele, according to reports in his native France. The 21-year-old bagged 32 goals in 48 games for the Bhoys since making the move from Fulham a year ago, and now he could be set to return to London.

Barcelona 'close' to signing of Arsenal and Tottenham target Seri According to a report from MundoDeportivo this afternoon, Nice midfielder Jean Seri is closer than ever to a move to Barcelona. Seri, a 12-time capped Ivory Coast international, was one of the standout performers in Ligue 1 last year as Les Aiglons secured a shock Champions League place for next season.

Arsenal favourites to sign Marcelo Brozovic as Inter Milan plan Prem talks next week Arsenal have been loosely linked with a move for Brozovic this summer but a deal was not thought to be on the cards. However, reports in Italy claim Inter will seek out suitors of the Croatia international next week. And Arsenal are the frontrunners to secure a deal.

Stoke vs Arsenal: What time does it start, which TV channel, odds, teams and where can I watch it? Stoke host Arsenal in the final Premier League match of the day, with the two clubs renewing a rivalry that has developed over the last few years due to their clash in styles. Follow the latest here.

Arsenal have tried to sign Jonny Evans - Tony Pulis "You could say Manchester City are different because they will be hoping to win the title, the Champions league, and the FA Cup. It is difficult. "They've made an offer that we've turned down.

Agent says 'concrete offers' have come from Arsenal and Tottenham to sign Belgian Agent Ivan Reggiani has told the Italian media 'concrete offers' have come in from both Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur to sign Club Brugge defender Bjorn Engels. The 22 year old has been linked with a move to the Premier League in recent seasons, and there have been reports over the past week that Stoke City are interested in the player.

Young Lionesses qualify for World Cup in France England defeated Scotland by two goals to nil in the fifth place play-off at the UEFA u19 Euros. The play-off game happened because France, who qualify as hosts for the FIFA 2018 u20 World Cup, made it to the semi-finals in the tournament and therefore left the fourth remaining place open to the play-off winners.

Arsenal prepare late bid for Everton star Ross Barkley as Tottenham labour over deal Barkley wants out of Everton after conveying his feelings to Toffees boss Ronald Koeman at the end of last season. Tottenham have spent much of the summer tracking him but chairman Daniel Levy has been unable to get a deal over the line.

Claim Mustafi wants exit doesn't stand up Citing 'reports from Italy' that they neither name nor link to, the S*n's story is no surprise given that it comes shortly after it was claimed that Inter Milan were interested in the player.

Old boy Jon Walters labels Arsenal as sore losers ahead of Stoke City clash Jon Walters has dubbed Arsenal as "the worst for sore losers" on the eve of his old club's Premier League showdown with the Gunners. SJW quit Stoke last month to join Burnley, and it was while discussing the Clarets' shock opening-day victory at Chelsea that he took a sideswipe at old foes Arsenal.

Arsenal 10/11 to win against Stoke City in tonight's Premier League clash Arsenal are big favourites to pick up all three points against Stoke City when the Gunners travel to the Britannia Stadium in Saturday evening's Premier League clash. Arsenal have started the new Premier League season much more convincingly than their opponents and could find themselves top of the table if results go their way this weekend.

Arsenal Join La Liga Duo in Race to Secure Deal for Rising Real Madrid Starlet Arsenal are understood to have joined both Sevilla and Atletico Madrid in the race to sign Real Madrid starlet Marcos Llorente this summer.

Arsenal news: Ray Parlour sends Tottenham warning ahead of Chelsea clash at Wembley Parlour was a key part of the Arsenal side which, for two years from 1998, played their Champions League matches at Wembley. The club moved out of Highbury for the big games as they tried to prove to sponsors they were able to attract crowds of 60,000-plus.

Snapped: Sanchez, Wilshere, Lacazette and co train in the rain ahead of Stoke clash Alexis Sanchez - who is yet to feature this season - and Jack Wilshere, who has recovered from his latest injury, were both involved in the session, which saw the Gunners put through their paces in some miserable conditions.

Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez posts intense workout video amid transfer speculation And the rumours of a move will only grow stronger after he posted the video showing him in what appeared to be top shape in the gym. In the clip Sanchez films himself trying to catch his breath after what was presumably a tough workout. He's topless and covered in sweat as he breathes deeply in the gym.

Arsenal vs Stoke City: Sead Kolasinac must be used properly It's safe to say that Sead Kolasinac is turning a lot of heads. Not sure why that is, as he was in then Bundesliga team of the year for his fantastic work with Schalke, but you know how Arsenal fans can be. Because you probably are one.

Manchester United interested in Monaco's Thomas Lemar According to Football.London, Manchester United are keen to sign AS Monaco winger Thomas Lemar, a player who has been linked all summer with Arsenal. The Gunners have had three bids rejected by the Ligue 1 champions for the 21-year-old, but United may have more luck given they're able to offer considerable more for his signature than Arsenal.

Tony Pulis reveals Arsenal approached Jonny Evans last summer West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis revealed Arsenal an approach for Manchester City-target Jonny Evans 12 months ago. "He had a chance to go to Arsenal last year. It didn't affect him in any way," said Pulis, reports the Express.

Stoke v Arsenal Preview, Line-up and Score Prediction The home side lost 1-0 to Everton last week thanks to a Wayne Rooney goal, and will be keen to kick-off their home campaign with at least a point, but I'm sure they won't be expecting it.

Manchester United told make £50million bid for Alexis Sanchez by Paul Merson Arsenal legend Paul Merson admits he cannot understand why Manchester United haven't tested the waters with a £50million bid for Alexis Sanchez.

Gabriel Paulista joins Valencia for £10m Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista has joined Spanish La Liga side Valencia for £10m, after making 64 appearances for the Gunners in two years. The Brazilian centre-back was yet to feature this season as he's recovering from a knee injury, but manager Arsene Wenger deemed him surplus to requirements given the vast options in his stead.

Merson: Why didn't Arsenal sign Gareth Barry? He gets the ball, he gives it the Ozil, he gives it to Sanchez. "He's never going to go anywhere, he'll stay where he is. He keeps his shape. I think it's an unbelievable signing for West Brom."

Wenger on future deals Wenger said it was a "no-brainer" to bring in Sead Kolasinac for free after his contract at Schalke came to an end and believes the signing offsets the club-record fee paid for Alexandre Lacazette later in the summer. "I think it was a good opportunity in Germany because we knew he was at the end of his contract," he said.

Arsenal transfer shock: Arsene Wenger tried to sign Jonny Evans - Tony Pulis Manchester City are determined to prise Evans away from West Brom as Pep Guardiola sets his sights on the Premier League title. The Northern Ireland international has spent the past two years plying his trade at the Hawthorns after leaving Manchester United.

Merson wants United to sign Alexis Merson, who clearly can't read or comprehend basic English, seems oblivious to Arsene Wenger's stance that Alexis is not for sale - certainly not to a Premier League rival - and thinks that Jose Mourinho could land him with a bid over €50m.

Club and Arsenal agree deal but face another obstacle to complete transfer Newcastle United are struggling to sign Kieran Gibbs and Lucas Perez because of their strict wage ceiling. Both players have been told to find a new club by Arsenal, and Newcastle hold a strong interest in the pair but they haven't gone even close to signing any of them.

A last-ditch bid for Arsenal back-up Giroud looks certain I would be amazed if someone does not pick up the phone to Arsenal to make a final attempt to sign Olivier Giroud before the transfer window closes. If you can keep a player like that as a back-up striker, you are in a fantastic position. He is physically strong, he holds the ball up well, he brings others into the game and he scores goals.

Arsenal join race to sign Real Madrid starlet Marcos Llorente but Atletico Madrid and Sevilla also interested ARSENAL have joined the race to sign Real Madrid starlet Marcos Llorente, according to reports. But the Gunners face competition from Atletico Madrid and Sevilla to secure his signature. Reports in Spain claim the 22-year-old midfielder could be allowed to leave the Bernabeu this summer.

Wenger says 'bargain' Kolasinac is the strongest player he's ever worked with Arsene Wenger has hailed the physical prowess of Sead Kolasinac, saying he's possibly the strongest player he's ever worked with and that strength can lift both the team and the crowd.

Kolasinac Probably The Strongest Player I've Ever Managed, Says Wenger Arsene Wenger has lauded new signing Sead Kolasinac ahead of Arsenal's Premier League clash with Stoke City on Saturday. The defender, who arrived on a free transfer has already impressed for the Gunners and looks to be well on his way to becoming a cult hero.

Rumour Mill: Patrick Roberts - O'Connor laments Arsenal bid - Aberdeen fined Patrick Roberts is on his way to Celtic, Garry O'Connor says that he could have signed for Arsenal and Aberdeen have been fined following trouble in Cyprus. Patrick Roberts on way to Celtic. Patrick Roberts is expected to return to Celtic on another season long loan deal early next week,.

Pulis confirms Arsenal tried to sign Jonny Evans Manchester City have bid £18m for Evans this summer but West Brom want Guardiola's side to up that offer before they consider selling the 29-year-old - a move from their original stance that the Northern Irish man was not for sale.

Theo Walcott - "An enigma wrapped in a paradox and shrouded in a conundrum" "An enigma wrapped in a paradox and shrouded in a conundrum" Gunners Town's thoughts on Theo. During the past week, the Gunners Town Collective have been discussing the enigma that is Theo Walcott. Over the past 11 years, he has divided the fan base on his potential and position in the team.

Stoke, no longer The Orcs? I admit it - they don't play hoofball any more, they have players who can pass a ball and others who are highly skilled, but they are still Stoke and the stands at The Britannia are still packed with Neanderthals and Orcs. Even the obnoxious Sparky Hughes has mellowed, though not to the extent where one would want him to meet the family.

Stoke vs Arsenal, Premier League - what time does the match start, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction? What TV channel is it on? You can watch live coverage of the game on BT Sports 1 with Jake Humphrey and Ian Wright, probably. Alexis Sanchez, who has been linked with a summer move away from the Emirates, continues to be unavailable for selection due to an abdominal injury.

How new signing Sead Kolasinac has finally toughened up Arsenal enough for their tough trip to Stoke When Arsenal go to Stoke City on Saturday they will have a new bulwark to prepare them for the physical onslaught. Too often over the years they have gone to places like the Bet365 stadium and have been roughed up, knocked over and sent back to London with nothing to show for it.

Stoke City v Arsenal - who to buy, who to boo and prediction Here's a look at the vital statistics ahead of Stoke City v Arsenal… PREVIOUS MEETING. May 13, 2017 : Stoke City 1, Arsenal 4. A thoroughly miserable way to wrap up Stoke's programme at the bet365 in the penultimate game of last season.

Paul Merson says Arsenal should have moved for Gareth Barry Should Arsenal have moved for Gareth Barry before he left Everton for West Bromwich Albion in the summer transfer window? Paul Merson has told Sky Bet that Arsenal should have signed Gareth Barry from Everton before his move to West Bromwich Albion. Barry has joined West Brom from Premier League rivals Everton in the summer transfer window.

Arsene Wenger: New Arsenal signing is the strongest in the squad Arsenal will face a traditionally tough trip to Stoke on Saturday but in Sead Kolasinac, manager Arsene Wenger believes he has the perfect man to deal with the situation.

Arsene Wenger’s loyalty is with money men, not Arsenal fans - Emmanuel Petit "Wenger has been criticised for not bringing in enough players, and you cannot be satisfied with an Arsenal manager winning just an FA Cup at the end of the season," Petit told Paddy Power.

Arsenal willing to smash the bank with £72m record deal for 3rd signing - reports At least not this summer. Comment. Name. Email. Website. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.

Valencia set €80m Gabriel release fee The Brazilian, who never really settled at Arsenal after he arrived in 2015 for a fee not far off what they have recouped from Valencia, will speak with the media on Saturday. In a statement on the La Liga side's website, they gave details of his deal.

Stoke v Arsenal: Kolasinac key for Wenger Gunners boss backs newcomer to impress.

PSG make final decision over future of Liverpool & Arsenal target Julian Draxler Arsenal and Liverpool are set for disappointment in the race for Julian Draxler after Paris Saint-Germain reportedly decided they do not want to sell the attacker. Draxler only joined PSG last January in a £35.5million transfer from Wolfsburg, but the £198m arrival of Neymar had cast doubt over his future at the club.

The Evil Empire of the Pots vs Arsenal According to today's media Sea Kolasinac is the strongest player Arsene Wenger has in his squad, and perhaps the strongest player he has ever worked with. Which must make him good at playing wugger or whatever that game is called that they play in the Potteries.

Arsenal eye out of favour Real Madrid star Arsenal are claimed to be eyeing a move to sign Real Madrid's Marcos Llorente this summer. The midfielder spent last season on loan with La Liga side Deportivo Alaves, and started 36 matches throughout the campaign, as well as picking up two substitute appearances.

Manchester United line up huge bid for Thomas Lemar as Arsenal target's asking price revealed - report "Manchester United have added Thomas Lemar to their candidates for their second line forward role that Jose Mourinho has been trying to fill this whole window," Castles toldThe Transfer Window podcast.

Video: Fara Williams reveals homeless past before becoming an England great Reflecting upon that time in her life to Arsenal Player, Williams believes that it's helped her grow as a person. The veteran midfielder spent most of her career with Everton before joining Liverpool in 2012. She helped transform them from a team struggling down at the bottom to winning two consecutive league titles.

Man Utd transfer news LIVE updates: Mourinho urged to sign Arsenal's Sanchez, Perisic deal United can afford it as well. "They would get most of it back in shirt sales. They're one of the biggest clubs in the world and their club shop is the size of a shopping centre. They should go for him." 05:00: Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on Romelu Lukaku for his ability to connect with his other attacking players.

Premier League predictions: Arsenal and Chelsea to suffer defeats, win for Man Utd in GW 2 Elsewhere Liverpool and Arsenal both face their bogey teams in the form of Crystal Palace and Stoke respectively, but we can only see success for one of the high-profile sides.

Arsenal: Granit Xhaka disciplinary solutions already happening If you tuned in midway through Arsenal's last season, there was one narrative that would probably have captured your attention, and that was the belief that Granit Xhaka was overrated, a liability and a terrible tackler. Only half of one of those three things was actually true and that remains true today.

Surprise £55m bid to see Thomas Lemar complete transfer - Reports Manchester United are set to muscle in on Arsenal target Thomas Lemar, according to Daily Record. The Gunners have been linked with a move for the Monaco star for weeks. However, the report says the Red Devils are poised to swoop for the France international after missing out on Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Man Utd can sign Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez for £60m or £70m - Paul Merson "Manchester United should make a bid of more than £50m for Alexis Sanchez because he could bring them the title," he told the Daily Star. "I wouldn't get too carried away by the way they steamrolled West Ham last Sunday because they are still a player short for me.

Kolasinac is the man for the job - Wenger The Gunners travel to the Bet365 Stadium to continue a rivalry which developed as a clash of two sides with a different approach to the game after Stoke's promotion to the top flight. The ill-feeling only intensified after a Ryan Shawcross tackle on Aaron Ramsey in 2010 left the midfielder with a double leg fracture.

Mourinho getting Lemar would be a slap to the face of Wenger, he'd love it - McGarry He explained: "Lemar is available, and has been the subject of intense interest from Arenal all the way back to May. "And so not only would it be a coup for Manchester United, because they would fill that last hole, that last piece of the jigsaw, and finish Jose Mourinho's business, it would also be a slap in the face to Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal defender sends fans heartfelt message on Instagram as he completes £10m transfer Gabriel Paulista has sent Arsenal fans a message following his £10m move to Valencia. The Brazilian defender was allowed to leave after falling down the pecking order at the Emirates as he struggled to earn a starting place despite the Gunners' switch to a back three.

Arsene Wenger reveals what other sport he likes to watch However, according to the man himself, he also enjoys watching basketball. "I like team play, so basketball because we have as well many French players who go and play in the NBA," Wenger told Arsenal.com. "So I follow as well the French players. I like Tony Parker and before him Michael Jordan of course.

Alexis Sanchez hands Arsenal a boost by returning to first-team training ahead of Stoke clash Arsenal have been handed a major injury boost ahead of their second Premier League game against Stoke City on Saturday after star forward Alexis Sanchez returned to first-team training.

Alexis Sanchez is leaving Arsenal, they will not offer him £300,000 a week - Henry Winter Alexis Sanchez is leaving Arsenal, they will not offer him £300,000 a week - Henry Winter ALEXIS SANCHEZ is destined to leave Arsenal because the club will not be offering him £300,000 a week.

Betting: Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool in contention for Alex Sandro Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool are in the market to sign the Brazilian. Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are in the running to sign Juventus defender Alex Sandro, according to bookmakers Bet Victor.

Arsenal transfer news LIVE updates: Llorente interest, Sanchez latest, Gabriel leaves And Spanish outlet AS claim the Gunners have expressed an interest in securing his services. It is said Real will hope to seal another loan deal or a permanent transfer with a buy-back option. Sevilla and Atletico Madrid are also apparently interested in Llorente.

Panic-buy: Wenger agree to sign star winger if this happens - Not Lemar Arsene Wenger wants to bolster his options in the wide areas. And Italian outlet Transfermarketweb claim Arsenal could turn their attentions to Cuadrado in the final weeks of the transfer window. Wenger is reportedly contended with his squad at the moment with the only long term injured star being Santi Cazorla.

Arsenal and Liverpool handed massive blow in £32m Julian Draxler transfer chase Reports emerged in France on Thursday that Paris Saint Germain were willing to let the German star leave following the arrival of Neymar and with the signing of Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe believed to be imminent.

Arsenal 'join the race' to sign Real Madrid starlet Marcos Llorente with Sevilla and Atletico also keen Arsenal want to sign Real Madrid starlet Marcos Llorente but will face a fight with Sevilla and Atletico Madrid. Arsene Wenger rates the Spanish midfielder and is prepared to move after Los Blancos opened the door to his exit, report AS.

5-year deal agreed; Star And Representative Arrive Arsenal To Seal Deal With Club While Arsene Wenger is still looking to clear out some of the 'dead woods' in his side, the Gunners have invited Besiktas directors to finalise the deal for the sell-on clause of former star Oguzhan Ozyakup, according to report.

Mark Hughes under pressure from fans ahead of Arsenal match - sound familiar? Hughes laid into his own supporters when he said on the official Stoke website: "There's a little bit too much negativity about what we are going to do this year," he stated at Friday morning's press conference. "I think sometimes our fans, almost to a man, when they feel people are talking out of turn, they take exception to that.

Police investigate shots fired near Arsenal Tech during football game INDIANAPOLIS - Police evacuated the football stadium at Arsenal Tech Friday night as they investigated reports of shots fired in the area. Police responded to two calls of shots fired near the high school, one in a neighborhood near the school and one reportedly in front of the school.

Arsenal fans handed biggest transfer blow yet with rumours of another star exit Mustafi only joined the Gunners last season but talks are reportedly underway over a deal with the San Siro giants. Calciomercato claim the 25-year-old is being tracked by Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio after the big money take over of the club.

Alexis Sanchez, Julian Draxler, Arsenal Transfer News: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Gabriel Paulista, Lucas Perez With Julian Draxler reportedly surplus to requirements at Paris Saint-Germain following Neymar's arrival, Arsenal are considering another flirtation to try finally land the German, who would cost £32m, reports The Times.

Arsenal open talks with Club to complete transfer for £35m star man Inter Milan have reportedly opened talks with Arsenal over a shock move for Shkodran Mustafi. Arsene Wenger admitted earlier this month he needs to trim his squad at Arsenal with Gabriel set to join Valencia for £10m. Lucas Perez is also on the verge of making a return to Deportivo after a nightmarish 12 months at the Emirates.

Arsene Wenger backs Arsenal's Sead Kolasinac to deliver against Stoke Arsenal will face a traditionally tough trip to Stoke on Saturday but in Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac, Arsene Wenger believes he has the perfect man to deal with the situation.

35m Rated Most Wanted Star To Complete Arsenal Transfer On Tuesday Jose Mourinho has reportedly expressed interests in signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal after Ivan Perisic deal's failed to push through. The United boss wants a winger at the club this summer and he had hoped to sign Inter Milan's Perisic but now it appears the deal is completely off for good.

Transfer SAGA: Thomas Lemar Expected In London To Sign SHOCK Deal With Club In what may seem as a summer transfer window where Manchester United defied beliefs to snatch Nemanja Matic from Chelsea, Jose Mourinho is set to do one over another of the London clubs for a much sought-after winger. English news source Daily star runs a story that Man United have turned their attention to Arsenal No.

Former PSG star rates Ozil as best player in England Arsenal's Mesut Ozil has been hailed as the best player in the Premier League by Crystal Palace midfielder Yohan Cabaye. The Palace midfielder has been linked with a move to the Emirates a few times over the years, but the move never materialised and he ended up joining Paris Saint-Germain, only to fail to break into the first-team plans.

Arsenal vs Stoke City: 3 vital things to watch for in match week two Arsenal's follow-up to the thriller against Leicester City is sure to entertain, so let's jump right into the three crucial things to watch for. We start with No. Every year when Arsenal plays Stoke, the game never looks pretty.

Online Gooner - Online Exclusive Gooner Survey 2017 Results - Part 2. By Fozzy. The Gooner Experience, In The Boardroom, and The Gooner itself. Ed’s note – Apologies that this is rather later than planned, but we ran part one of this year’s Gooner survey results yesterday. Here’s the concluding part.

25-year-old Midfielder Heading To Complete Arsenal Medical Goonersden brings you news from top football news sites from the likes of ESPN, SkySport, Daily Mail, Daily Star and Metro… We also Analyse football, player, transfer and predict Arsenal starting line-up. Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has reportedly been told he can leave the club by manager Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez would be a good signing for Barcelona - Guillem Balague "Now he would be a good addition, but no, they have not considered him." Sanchez spent four years at Barcelona, but left the club for Arsenal in 2014 for £35m.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger backs strongman Sead Kolasinac Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is backing new-boy Sead Kolasinac to handle the pressure of the traditionally tough trip to face Stoke at Bet365 Stadium on Saturday. The clash of styles between Arsenal and Stoke has lead to a bitter rivalry in recent years that intensified following a Ryan Shawcross tackle that broke Aaron Ramsey's leg in 2010.

Manchester City could move for Monaco or Dortmund stars if Arsenal won't sell Alexis Sanchez - report Manchester City are ready to make their final push to sign one of Pep Guardiola's main summer targets, Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal, according to James Ducker and John Percy of the Telegraph.

Per Mertesacker unsure how to take Martin Keown comment Martin Keown then referred to the match as "the Per Mertesacker final", and when asked about that title by the Guardian, Per had this to say in the interview: "I heard that because Martin Keown said that to me in the tunnel after the game.

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal new boy Sead Kolasinac will not be bullied by Stoke But Wenger rates defender Kolasinac as the most powerful player he has ever coached and reckons Stoke will have a battle on their hands today. "He is naturally strong," said the Frenchman. "He uses quite well the strength of his body without violence and when he intervenes it doesn't look to be a foul.

Arsenal join La Liga duo in pursuit of Real Madrid starlet Arsenal are reportedly interested in Real Madrid starlet Marcos Llorente and have been handed a boost in their pursuit. Reports out of Spain via AS.com claim that the prospect may be allowed to depart the Bernabeu this summer.

Sead Kolasinac is not the most glamorous – but he is the strongest at Arsenal Arsene Wenger concedes that summer signing Sead Kolasinac is not the most glamorous to watch - but what he lacks in beauty he makes up for in brawn. In fact, Wenger thinks the German-born defender may be the strongest player he's every managed at Arsenal.

Mustafi leaving Arsenal in shock reports - Gooners enraged after hearing transfer talks opened But he could be set to lose another defender with Italian reporter Gianluca Di Marzio claiming Inter have made contact with Mustafa over a possible transfer. The reports also adds that Arsenal could consider selling Mustafi for the right price which has to lead to angry fans questioning the club's ambitions this season.

Mark Hughes tells Arsene Wenger to prepare for hostile atmosphere when Arsenal face Stoke And boss Mark Hughes has revealed there's a simmering anger at the club over the flak they've been taking. Hughes believes criticism of the club and its perceived lack of ambition has filtered through to players and supporters alike.

Deal Close As £30m Santi Cazorla Replacement On His Way To Arsenal For Medicals Barcelona midfielder Rafinha has been at the centre of reports today suggesting he could be on the move to Arsenal, with Barcelona apparently offering the Brazilian international to the Gunners. The Catalan club could be willing to accept an offer of around €30million for Rafinha, who looks set to leave the club over a lack of game time.

Eat, sleep, breathe, drink, Arsenal The Gunners welcome back Skhodran Mustafi and Per Mertesacker who should make a difference to what we saw in our free-scoring opener against Leicester City. Rob Holding or Nacho Monreal are the likeliest options to be the third defender. Nacho's experience may be decisive in what is usually a difficult away day.

Sead Kolasinac bringing 'happiness' to Arsenal fans with his bone-crunching tackles, says Arsene Wenger Wenger believes tough-guy new signing Kolasinac has started so well that the Arsenal fans brought up on a diet of sexy football are now taking delight in the bruising challenges of the Bosnian. Wenger said: "There is something there and you feel that always from the crowd.

Sead Kolasinac could be strongest I’ve worked with, says Arsène Wenger Arsène Wenger has said how impressed he is with the start made by Sead Kolasinac at Arsenal, highlighting the Bosnian defender’s strength and ability to dribble.

Arsenal plan to scout Brazilian talent Yuri Alberto at u17 England match The player scored 53 goals in 35 matches at youth level according to the article, and he's also scored two goals in just 109 minutes for the Brazilian u17 team. Alberto is able to play as a striker or on the wings, and Arsenal are reportedly going to send scouts to watch his next games for the u17s.

Arsene Wenger: Sead Kolisinac is the strongest Arsenal star I have ever seen "Sometimes our fans, almost to a man, if they feel people are talking out of turn, then they take exception." Hughes, whose side started the season with a defeat at Everton, added: "When our fans get behind the team from minute one to the last minute, then there's no more intimidating place.

Arsene Wenger: 'Determined' Sead Kolasinac will set tone for Arsenal The determined attitude gets to the crowd and the crowd responds to that, and that gives a swing to the team. You can see that with him and when he intervenes he provokes happiness," Wenger said. "He uses quite well the strength of his body without violence and when he intervenes it doesn't look to be a foul, he just uses his body strength.

New Arsenal hero Sead Kolasinac may be strongest player I've EVER managed admits Arsene Wenger before Stoke away "He is naturally strong. He uses quite well the strength of his body without violence and when he intervenes it doesn't look to be a foul, he just uses his body strength. It is an important quality to help adapt to the Premier League.

'When Sead intervenes, he provokes happiness' Arsene Wenger on Kolasinac’s impact and the physical that he manages to get the crowd going.

Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United, City, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea latest plus every done deal The Blaugrana are now looking into signing Angel Di Maria, report Calcio Mercato, which could signal the white flag, at least for this summer, in their pursuit of the Brazilian. Di Maria has been a close friend of Lionel Messi for some time from their time in the Argentinian national team and his signing is one that will be welcomed by the No.10.

Arsenal considered £80m Kylian Mbappe bid but Real Madrid forced them to give up - report La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona have both been tipped to go head to head for the France international after Neymar joined Paris Saint-Germain. And PSG themselves have been tipped to raid their Ligue 1 rivals, with Unai Emery determined to secure another marquee transfer despite shelling out £198million on Neymar.

Done Deal? Medicals Done As MEGA Star Attacker To Earn £280,000-a-week At Arsenal Goonersden brings you news from top football news sites from the likes of ESPN, SkySport, Daily Mail, Daily Star and Metro… We also Analyse football, player, transfer and predict Arsenal starting line-up. According to reports, it is believed that Arsenal's No.11 is 'on the verge' of renewing a contract with the Gunners.

Paul Merson makes bizarre claim Arsenal should have signed 36-year-old Gareth Barry ahead of West Brom Paul Merson has shockingly suggested Arsenal should have signed Gareth Barry after West Brom snapped up the veteran midfielder on a one-year deal from Everton. The Baggies are able to offer Barry first-team football after the former England international slipped down the pecking order at Goodison Park under Ronald Koeman.

Arsenal vs Stoke City: 3 important Potters to guard against Arsenal will be looking to up their ante by winning in week two against Stoke City, but naturally, it’s never an easy match when you’re playing at someone else’s home. Stoke have long been a bit of a thorn in the Gunners side and there will always be an added degree of emphasis to put them down convincingly.

Valencia sign Gabriel from Arsenal on five-year deal - confirmed "We would like to thank Gabriel for his contribution to the club and to wish him well for his return to La Liga with Valencia." Gabriel previously spent two years in Spain with Villarreal prior to joining the Gunners in 2015.

Ryan Huddart hoping to become Arsenal's third-choice goalkeeper It is over two weeks since Emiliano Martinez joined Getafe on loan and there haven't been any murmurings that Arsenal are looking to bring in a new third-choice goalkeeper, indicating that Arsene Wenger would be happy to let one of the club's young prospects assume that position.

Jack Wilshere resorts to cheating as Arsenal team-mates tease him in training A sense that Jack Wilshere no longer belongs at the level of his Arsenal team-mates was perfectly encapsulated in a training drill on Friday. The England international has become the forgotten man at the Emirates. After years of injury problems he was sent on loan to Bournemouth last year where he quietly ghosted through the season.

Done Deal+ Picture Proof: Arsenal New Signing SPOTTED In Arsenal Training Ground Goonersden brings you news from top football news sites from the likes of ESPN, SkySport, Daily Mail, Daily Star and Metro… We also Analyse football, player, transfer and predict Arsenal starting line-up. Arsenal Women Football Club announced the signing of Swedish international Jessica Samuelsson.

Darren Fletcher "can't wait" for Arsenal match Fletcher has spent much of his career so far at Manchester United, but for the last two years the Scot has been at West Bromwich Albion, who gave Arsenal a horrible time when the Gunners visited last season. Now he's hoping to do the same again with new club Stoke.

Wenger told to sign a defender now as Arsenal will have major problems if Koscielny's not fit "I think defensively they've got problems when Koscielny's not fit. "They've got a massive squad but they've got too many similar players." Comment. Name. Email. Website. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.

Arsenal's Xhaka ready to build on strong 2017 Arsenal's Granit Xhaka is eager to prove his worth this season, after a mixed opening campaign in the Premier League. The Swiss international joined for around £30 Million last summer from Borussia Monchengladbach, but started life in North London in controversial fashion, picking up unnecessary cards and hindering his side in some matches.

Done Deal - Arsenal officially Announce 3rd Summer Deal Arsenal officially announced the transfer away of Gabriel Paulista to Valencia for an undisclosed fee. The Brazilian joined the Gunners in a £15million deal from Villarreal in 2015 but failed to tie down a regular first-team spot.

Steven Gerrard: Thierry Henry would cost £200m in today's market The former Liverpool and England star heaped praise on the Arsenal legend, claiming that in today's transfer market, the forward would easily cost £200m. Considering Neymar cost just under that this summer, that's quite the compliment indeed.

Arsenal sale of Gabriel signals future is here for club's young defenders Arsenal have finally managed to sell an outfield player this summer, with Gabriel Paulista heading back to Spain to join Valencia in a deal completed on Friday. It's not the defender most had expected to be first out the door at the Emirates this transfer window.

Julian Draxler to Arsenal: Gunners seriously consider move for £32m-rated winger And now The Times say the Gunners could make another attempt as they look to strengthen their side before the transfer window shuts at the end of the month. PSG want around £32m for any deal to be done. Draxler joined the French outfit on a four-and-a-half-year contract just seven months ago for a fee of £35.5m from Wolfsburg.

Paul Merson's suggestion for Arsenal signing leaves people astonished Just when you thought Paul Merson couldn't be any more of a Proper Football Man, he complains about Arsenal's failure to sign a 36-year-old British midfielder. Even by Merson's standards, this is astonishing.

Mark Hughes: Arsenal visit could be a good thing for us Hughes was talking ahead of Arsenal's trip to the bet365 Stadium on Saturday. In quotes reported by Vital Stoke, Hughes told the pre-match press conference: "Last time we had a game-plan, and an opportunity to really get at Arsenal, but we weren't able to execute that plan for whatever reason.

Should Wenger field youth players in Europa League in September? Arsene Wenger has already hinted that he won't be taking a full-strength side to play in Arsenal's Europa League fixtures this season and with several youngsters being promoted to the first team, it looks as if the boss could field a young starting XI.

Arsenal fans amused by Merson's bizarre transfer suggestion Paul Merson reckons Arsenal should have signed Gareth Barry this summer. The former England international has joined West Brom after falling down the pecking order at Everton. But, the Sky Sports pundit believes Barry would have been "a great signing" at The Emirates.

Arsenal consider move for long-term target as he becomes available Arsenal's busy few weeks could see major movement involving the North London giants, as the Gunners battle to keep hold of their star-men and seek further additions.

Why Arsenal duo Lacazette & Giroud can play together "Something in my heart and soul told me to stay," beamed an emotional Olivier Giroud after Arsenal's 4-3 victory over Leicester on the opening day of the Premier League season. It was a romantic statement and one which is rare among many professional footballers today.

Preview: Stoke v Arsenal, Sanchez back, Mustafi to start + prediction Arsenal need to tighten up at the back when we head to the Britannia Stadium on Saturday evening for our Premier League clash with Stoke City. Our patched-up back three let in three cheap goals during our thrilling 4-3 victory over Leicester City last Friday night but we can't rely on scoring four goals each week to win games.

Done Deal: Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista leaves for Valencia in £11m deal The Brazilian defender has penned a five-year contract at the La Liga side and leaves for £11m. He returns to Spain two-and-a-half years after joining the Gunners from Villarreal. While in north London he picked up two FA Cup winners medals and two Community Shields.

Jack Wilshere to West Ham and Alex Iwobi proving a point - Arsenal quotes of the day "I would also go and play football with a couple of friends who are at different clubs so I was prepared for the season - I wanted to prove my point from day one. ", especially as towards the end of last season I didn't play as much as I would have liked.

Match Preview: Stoke vs Arsenal - Team news, where to watch and more After a thrilling win over Leicester, Arsenal head to Stoke, which I'm sure will be thrilling too. Arsenal's record away against the Potters certainly isn't great since they returned to the top division, with only two wins in nine.

Arsenal vs Stoke City: 3 Gunners who must step up Let's hope for more of the same, but less of the same. That makes sense right? Arsenal’s opening day match against Leicester City was exciting, enticing and easy to scrutinize, but the facts were hard to ignore. It showed fight. It showed strength. It showed a positive attacking force.

Done Deal: Arsenal close to announcing deal for £17m-rated attacker While Arsene Wenger has failed to add a third signing to his squad, he has struggled to offload the players that are not in his plans for the future. Lucas Perez has been on the transfer radar of La Liga club Deportivo Lacuruna and despite their offers for him, Arsenal have failed to accept it.

Arsenal predicted 3-4-3 line-up against Stoke: Ramsey to start Here's how I reckon Arsenal will line up against Stoke.

France star willing to take huge pay-cut to complete Arsenal transfer - reports The France international is deemed surplus to requirements at Arsenal following Hector Bellerin's rise to prominence. Arsenal are willing to listen to offers for the former Newcastle man. And Turkish outlet Takvim claim Besiktas have registered an interest.

Gabriel Leaves Arsenal Gabriel has today departed Arsenal and signed for Valencia for an undisclosed fee. The 26 year old made the move to the Emirates Stadium back in January 2015 for a reported £13.5million and in his time with us he made 53 starting appearances with a further eleven showings from the bench.

Arsenal in talks with PSG over Draxler deal but Man Utd also keen According to the Daily Star, Arsenal have held preliminary talks with Paris Saint-Germain over the possible signing of Julian Draxler but we'll face stiff competition for his signature.

Gareth Southgate set to attend Arsenal v Stoke ahead of England qualifiers Arsenal are one of those teams, but he also plans to attend both of Liverpool and Manchester City's matches, as well as the game between Chelsea and Spurs. There are multiple players around the Arsenal first-team at the moment who could be up for consideration for these upcoming World Cup qualifiers:.

Paul Merson makes brutal prediction about Arsenal Former Gunner Paul Merson has delivered a brutal analysis of Arsenal's current defenders. The North London club were badly exposed in their opening Premier League fixture, needing a late Olivier Giroud header to beat Leicester 4-3. Arsene Wenger deployed three at the back for that game, with Nacho Monreal in between Sead Kolasinac and Rob Holding.

Valencia seal £10m signing of Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista The Brazilian defender put pen to paper on a five-year contract at the Mestalla Stadium on Friday, a deal that includes a buyout clause worth a lofty €80m. As per Valencia, Gabriel, obviously not eligible to feature for Marcelino Garcia Toral's side tonight in their La Liga clash with Las Palmas, will be presented to the media tomorrow.

Arsenal Transfer News: £72m Asensio claim, Mustafi bid rejected report, Gabriel leaves Arsenal are reportedly prepared to pay £72m for Marco Asensio - but he wants to stay at Real Madrid. The young forward's reputation is growing rapidly at the Bernabeu. According to Spanish outlet Don Balon, Arsenal are willing to meet Asensio's release clause worth £72m.

Panic-buy: Wenger waiting till the last days of transfer window to sign this star winger - Not Lemar And Italian outlet Transfermarketweb claim Arsenal could turn their attentions to Cuadrado in the final weeks of the transfer window. Wenger is reportedly contended with his squad at the moment with the only long term injured star being Santi Cazorla.

Alexis Sanchez gives Arsenal fans an extra boost with heavy workout after training He is clearly is in no mood to take things easy, though, judging by his latest Instagram story which has been uploaded from Arsenal's training ground. The former Barcelona star is shown topless in a 14-second video recovering his breath having just finished what looks to have been a very vigorous workout.

Stoke City v Arsenal: match preview Shkodran Mustafi returns for Arsenal at Stoke City, who may give a debut to on-loan winger Jesé Rodríguez.

Euro Paper Talk: AC Milan eye four Prem midfielders; Arsenal want Colombia star AC Milan are looking at four Premier League midfielders, while Arsenal are looking at a move for a Juventus man, according to Friday's European papers. Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko has reportedly said that he has no agreement with another club to leave this summer.

'Davinson Sanchez can be world class' - Arsenal, Liverpool & Manchester United fans praise deal Tottenham Hotspur fans are excited about the signing of Davidson Sanchez and seems like fans from rivals clubs such as Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United are also rather impressed. Spurs have bagged the 21-year-old defender from Ajax for a club record fee, believed to be £42m, subject to a medical and getting a work permit.

Parlour: Arsenal should keep Alexis… unless someone offers £90m Parlour wants Arsenal to keep Alexis, who has under a year left on his contract in north London, because he'll be impossible to replace. However, if they don't, he has an estimate of how much money they should demand… "There are big decisions that have to be made with Alexis," the legend told talkSPORT, reports the Express.

One element of the Gabriel transfer deal has left Arsenal fans fuming Arsenal fans have been left fuming after it was announced Gabriel had joined Valencia. The centre-back has joined the La Liga club in a £10million deal, two-and-half years after moving to the Emirates from Villarreal.

Muzzy Carayol - Nottingham Forest's attacking arsenal is better than last season And that, combined with the licence given to them by manager Warburton to play with freedom, has Carayol believing Forest will not go short of goals this season - and not when they go toe-to-toe with one of the most expensively assembled forward lines outside of the top flight.

Watch: Paul Merson Can't Understand Why Arsenal Didn't Sign Gareth Barry We're at a stage now where Sky Sports are publishing clips of Paul Merson with the 'embarrassed face emoji' accompanying them, such is his knack for saying things that make absolutely no sense at all.

Will this £32M target open door for Alexis to leave Arsenal? Alexis Sanchez has been linked with the Arsenal exit door for over 12 months now, and may finally get his wish to move clubs.

Arsenal begin exodus by selling Gabriel for £10m "The Brazilian player has signed for the next five seasons until June 30, 2022, with a termination clause of 80 million euros." Gabriel could be the first of a number of departures at the Emirates, with Lucas Perez, Calum Chambers and Joel Campbell also linked with moves away.

Xhaka aims to help Lacazette "Of course for me it's an aim to get Laca in the game just as it is with all of those players in front of me and hopefully in the next few weeks that will go better and I can show that." If Xhaka can take Thierry's advice then it'll add a new dimension to the Gunners' attacks.

Arsenal: Julian Draxler transfer breakthrough too good to be true And then Julian Draxler re-entered the picture. Having just watched Neymar come in in the biggest move since Ronaldo left Manchester United, the German is desperately hoping for a way out, but the links to the Emirates have been relatively mum. Just dull murmurings and nothing more.

Julian Draxler to Arsenal: Agent admits he would consider offers for PSG ace Julian Draxler was reportedly told he was surplus to requirements at Paris Saint-Germain following the £200m arrival of Neymar. French newspaper L'Equipe claimed manager Unai Emery had informed him he could begin looking for a new club just seven months after joining PSG.

Antioch eager to unveil its arsenal They didn't lose a regular-season game, plowed through the new Northern Lake County Conference and posted double-digit wins for just the third time. So Antioch's Sequoits aren't changing what they do. They might be tweaking, though.

Arsenal defender completes £10million Valencia switch Spanish giants Valencia have signed defender Gabriel from Arsenal on a five-year deal. The 26-year-old Brazilian moves to the Mestalla for an undisclosed fee, believed to be around £10million, as Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger trims his squad.

Valencia sign Gabriel from Arsenal Spanish club Valencia have completed the signing of defender Gabriel Paulista from Premier League side Arsenal on a five-year contract, both clubs said on Friday. The 26-year-old centre back joined Arsenal from Spain's Villareal in 2015 and has made 64 appearances for the London side, winning two FA Cup titles and one Community Shield.

Stoke v Arsenal: team news, just how awful is our defence and some historic videos If you have any thoughts that perhaps Arsenal Fan TV is not something that you like, and you fancy a bet, you might care to avoid Ladbrokes. Totally up to you of course, but just a thought.

Valencia complete deal for Arsenal defender Gabriel Valencia have signed Gabriel Paulista for a reported €11milllion, the centre-back agreeing a five-year deal at the club after leaving Arsenal. Gabriel joined the Premier League side from Villarreal in January 2015 and made 64 appearances in all competitions during his two-and-a-half years in north London.

Gabriel Paulista leaves Arsenal for Valencia Arsenal have sold Gabriel to Valencia for a fee understood to be £10m. The Brazilian defender had fallen down the pecking order under Arsene Wenger after signing from Villarreal in January 2015, following the arrivals of Rob Holding and Shkodran Mustafi.

Arsenal defender Gabriel joins Valencia for £11m The Brazilian joined Arsenal from Villarreal for £15m in 2015 but has failed to hold down a regular place for the Premier League outfit.

Valencia signs Gabriel Paulista from Arsenal Valencia has signed Gabriel Paulista from Arsenal, ending the Brazilian defender's 2 1/2-year stay at the English club and sealing his return to the Spanish league. Arsenal announced the transfer on Friday, saying the fee was undisclosed.

Arsenal star begs Wenger not to let this star man leave because he has no replacement at the moment Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has backed Arsene Wenger to keep Alexis Sanchez - in part because the boss won't be able to find a replacement at the same price this summer. "There are big decisions that have to be made with Alexis," Parlour said on talkSPORT.

Draxler's agent claims he's staying at PSG Draxler's agent, Witterman, insists that the 23-year-old is staying at Paris Saint-Germain this season despite rumours that he could be on his way to Arsenal for £32m. "Draxler will stay and will not be sold this summer," Witterman told Bild, reports Metro.

England - Premier League - TeamTalk Preview: Stoke could hand new signing Jese Rodriguez his debut at home to Arsenal after completing another transfer coup to land the Spaniard.

Valencia complete signing of defender Gabriel Paulista from Arsenal Arsenal have sold centre-back Gabriel Paulista to Spanish club Valencia in a deal reportedly worth around £10 million. He signed a five-year deal and has a buyout clause of €80m, Valencia said.

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Valencia complete deal for Gabriel Valencia have completed a deal for Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista for a reported £11m deal. The Brazilian struggled to become a mainstay in Arsene Wenger's side since arriving from Villarreal two and a half years ago.

Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista seals return to La Liga with Valencia in £10million deal with Gunners Gabriel Paulista has sealed a move away from Arsenal with Valencia paying £10m for his services. The Brazilian centre-back has failed to secure a first team spot, despite Arsene Wenger moving to a back three. After a previous spell with Villarreal, from whom he joined the Gunners in 2015, the 26-year-old is back in La Liga.

Former Arsenal flop Gabriel Paulista ends two-year stint with the Gunners by joining Valencia The Brazilian had fallen down the pecking order under Arsene Wenger at the Gunners. The centre-half failed to really establish himself at the Emirates since joining from Villareal for £11.3m in 2015. The 26-year-old had fallen behind Per Mertesacker, Rob Holding, Laurent Koscielny, Shkodran Mustafi and Nacho Monreal in defence.

Arsenal Transfer News: Gabriel Paulista Transfers to Valencia on 5-Year Contract Valencia have wrapped up a deal for Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista, it was confirmed on Friday. The Brazilian's move was relayed by the Gunners' Twitter account, who wished the player well at his new club:. Valencia released the following clip confirming the capture of the player, who has signed a five-year deal:.

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Arsenal defender Gabriel completes Valencia transfer Gabriel has left Arsenal for a move to Spanish side Valencia in a £10million transfer. Both the Gunners and Valencia confirmed the transfer via statements on their official websites, with the defender signing a five-year contract with an 80-million euro release clause.

Done deal: Arsenal confirm £10m transfer Arsenal have confirmed defender Gabriel Paulista has completed a £10m transfer to La Liga giants Valencia. The Sao Paulo-born centre-back was out of favour at the Emirates and has slipped further down the pecking order since Rob Holding's move to the club.

Official: Valencia sign Gabriel Arsenal have moved another player on this summer as it was officially announced that Gabriel has joined Valencia for a fee believed to be around €11m.

Valencia sign Arsenal defender Gabriel La Liga side Valencia have confirmed the signing of Gabriel from Arsenal. The Gunners will reportedly receive around £10m for the centre-back. The Brazilian arrived at the Emirates from Villarreal in January 2015 and made 64 appearances for the club without ever establishing himself as a reliable first choice.

Alexis Sanchez issues social media message to Arsenal fans ahead of Stoke City clash Alexis Sanchez may have to sit out Saturday's game against Stoke City - but the Arsenal star is clearly working as hard as possible to return to full fitness. The Chile international has not featured this season having suffered an abdominal injury soon after he returned from his extended summer break.

Jack Wilshere and Alexis Sanchez train hard before Stoke vs Arsenal Midfielder Jack Wilshere appeared to be well over his latest injury setback as he put on an energetic performance during Arsenal training on Friday. Alexis Sanchez also looked in good shape.

Dick Law is expected to spend two days locked in Perez transfer talks They also report that in the last couple of days La Voz de Galicia have repeatedly suggested that a loan move would be a possibility if the clubs can't come to an agreement over a permanent deal.

Bad News: Arsene Wenger Confirm Alexis Sanchez EXIT After Recent Development Arsenal are looking to recruit new players into the squad, with the defence and attack top on the club's priority. The Gunners have been linked with a move for the likes of Thomas Lemar Virgil van Dijk and Antony Martial have been rumoured to be on the club's radar but none of the aforementioned players have been signed though.

Inter Fail With Mustafi Loan Move Mustafi joined us from Valencia last summer on a deal that was reportedly worth a total fee of £35million and he 37 appearances across all competitions in 2016/17, he has however yet to make an appearance this year.

Alexis Sanchez returns to full training but Paul Merson claims Arsenal will finish SIXTH in Premier League if they don't sign more players However, despite the return of their star striker, pundit Paul Merson believes that Arsenal will finish sixth if they do not make anymore additions to their side. The Chilean striker has spent a stint on the sidelines for the Gunners due to an abdominal strain that he picked up in training.

Gabriel joins Valencia Brazilian defender returns to La Liga after making a total of 64 appearances for us.

Euro Paper Talk: Tottenham misfit rules out move; West Ham eye Benfica ace A Tottenham midfielder has ruled out a return to France, while West Ham want a Benfica striker and Arsenal are stepping up their interest in a Juventus attacker, according to Friday's European papers. Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko has reportedly said that he has no agreement with another club to leave this summer.

Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez ramps up recovery from injury The Chilean, who has been sidelined with an abdominal muscle problem, posted a photo during a heavy gym session, showing him to be out of breath and sweating.

Stoke v. Arsenal Preview: pressing, counters, headers, and more We keep being told that Mark Hughes has changed this Stoke side. That they are no longer the in-your-face team which snapped Aaron Ramsey's leg in two. That Hughes has them playing cultured football.

Arsenal to make huge transfer announcement this weekend - reports Carl Jenkinson, Matheiu Debuchy, Kieran Gibbs, Jack Wilshere, Calum Chambers, Mohamed Elneny and now Mustafi have all been mentioned in the shock summer clearout. With Arsenal expected to announce Gabriel's exit this weekend. Comment. Name. Email. Website.

'That goal was very unique in my career' Gilberto highlights his favourite goal from his six seasons with the club.

Sanchez & Wilshere in full training with Arsenal ahead of Stoke Alexis Sanchez and Jack Wilshere both took part in full training with the rest of the Arsenal squad today ahead of our trip to Stoke City this weekend. Sanchez missed the opening Premier League win over Leicester City last Friday night due to an abdominal strain that he picked up in training on the eve of our Community Shield win over Chelsea.

Bellerin Dropped For Potters Clash - Stoke City v Arsenal Arsenal travel to the Bet365 Stadium to take on Stoke City on Saturday evening and we think a few changes are in store for the starting lineup. Matchday: Team News - Player Ratings - Match Highlights Match: Stoke City v Arsenal Stadium: Bet365 Stadium Kick-Off : Sat 19 Aug 17:30.

Arsenal's strengthened defence should see off Stoke City says Gunners reporter Charles Watts, Arsenal correspondent for Football.London, takes part in our weekly Q and A with the opposition camp… 1 What a start to the season with that 4-3 win over Leicester, but should we take more notice of the four you scored or the three you conceded?

Arsenal reject Shkodran Mustafi loan bid from Inter Milan: Transfer offer planned - report Arsenal have rejected the loan approach from Inter but Sky Sports say the Serie A side will now return with a bid for a permanent transfer. The Gunners are said to want £35m for the Germany international in order to recoup the money they paid for him just last summer.

Arsenal handed Alexis Sanchez boost as Gunners star takes part in full training ahead of Stoke clash Alexis Sanchez is set to return to the Arsenal squad for their clash with Stoke on Saturday, after taking a full part in training on Friday. Last season's top scorer is now likely to be on the bench at the Bet365 Stadium, having recovered from an abdominal injury.

Alexis Sanchez hands Arsene Wenger major boost ahead of Stoke City clash Alexis Sanchez has provided Arsenal with a major boost ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash with Stoke City by returning to full training.

Arsenal: Marco Asensio story chops off its own head Because the same Don Balon report that says that the Gunners are willing to activate Asensio's £72, release clause also indicates that Asensio isn't interested in leaving Real Madrid. I could stop writing right now. My case has been made, proven and vindicated.

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Mesut Özil and Sead Kolašinac could help if Arsenal want Draxler If the rumours are true, Mesut and Sead could be influential in his decision. Having a relationship with some players before joining a club certainly helps when settling in, and creates a positive atmosphere as well. The question now is just whether the exit rumours are true.

Picture special: Alexis Sanchez hands Arsenal major injury boost ahead of Stoke City clash Alexis Sanchez trained with the Arsenal squad again today as the Gunners prepare to travel to Stoke City for Saturday's Premier League clash. Sanchez has not played yet this season having suffered an abdominal injury soon after he returned from his extended summer break.

Size estimates of North Korea's nuclear arsenal difficult, experts say Deb Fischer, the Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee's panel on strategic forces, said not knowing the size of North Korea's nuclear program can complicate planning and limit options available to the president. But general principles of deterrence can still be applied, Ms.

Arsenal sign Jessica Samuelsson from Linköpings FC Samuelsson, who's been capped 24 times for her country, leaves Linköpings FC, where she made 87 appearances and scored four goals. While there, she won the Svenska Supercupen. She also had a loan spell at Melbourne Victory in 2013 where she featured 13 times, won the W-League and was named 2014 Player of the Year in Australia.

Stoke vs Arsenal: Alexandre Lacazette and Kurt Zouma will renew a long standing rivalry at the bet365 Stadium AFTER finishing outside the top four in the Premier League, Arsenal needed a fast start to the season, and although they conceded three times against Leicester City and had to come from behind, they start with three points on the board.

Report: Arsenal reject Inter approach for Mustafi According to Sky Sports in Italy, Arsenal have turned down an approach from Inter Milan to sign Shkodran Mustafi on loan for the season. The Germany international moved to London from Valencia last summer in a deal worth nearly £37 million.

Arsenal fans furious as reports claim Mustafi leaving Arsenal in shock deal Selling Mustafi would almost mean Wenger will be bringing in a new defender with Gabriel Paulista ongoing medical in Spain today in another shock exit. Gooners, do you think Arsenal should sell Mustafi with Gabriel already heading out the exit door? Please share your thoughts and opinion in the comment section below.

Pictures: First team train ahead of Stoke City Check out all of the best pics from London Colney as the lads prepare for Saturday's Premier League game.

Arsène Wenger denies similarities between Alexis Sanchez and Diego Costa When asked about the similarities between the two situations, Wenger was definitive in his answer, telling reporters: "No comparison at all. We want Sanchez to be with us but I'm not sure whether Chelsea want Costa to be with them.".

Arsenal Reject Loan Offer From Inter Milan For Mustafi Arsenal have rejected Inter Milan's offer to take German centre-back Shkodran Mustafi on loan to the Italian side. In one of the strangest transfer stories of the summer thus far, Inter Milan have made an audacious move to sign Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi.

Stoke v Arsenal Premier League Preview On Saturday evening Arsenal travel to Stoke's Britannia Stadium in the Premier League, with the Gunners hoping to make it two wins out of two in the English top-flight. Stoke endured a mixed pre-season campaign after losing star winger Marko Arnautovic to West Ham.

Deportivo boss Pepe Mel says Arsenal ace Lucas Perez could be a La Coruna player by next week DEPORTIVO LA CORUNA boss Pepe Mel has revealed that Arsenal forward Lucas Perez could be a La Coruna player as soon as next week. The Spaniard is desperate to leave the Gunners this summer having failed to break into the first-team.

Future team-mates? Arsenal duo seen with transfer target from Prem rivals Jadon Sancho is being heavily linked with a move to Arsenal this summer as the promising winger looks set for the exit door at Manchester City. It's understood Sancho has refused to take part in a number of City's training sessions and reports suggest the club are concerned he could be on his way to the Emirates.

Stoke vs Arsenal TV channel, kick-off time, date and odds Arsenal travel to Stoke for their first away game of the Premier League season, hoping to build on their thrilling victory over Leicester City on the opening day of the season.

Iwobi - I wanted to prove my point from day one The Nigeria international discusses fighting through a dip in form and the work he has done to get back to his best.

Mark Hughes looking forward to home improvement against Arsenal At the end of last season the Gunners gained a facile 4-1 at the Bet365 Stadium, but the home team had nothing to play for while the Gunners were still fighting fora place in the Top Four. Hughes is expecting a much better showing this time around.

Arsene Wenger subtly blast Jurgen Klopp over Philippe Coutinho transfer request Arsenal may look off the pace in the transfer window but Arsene Wenger's latest remark reeks of contentment as he feels he has full control of his squad.

Arsenal in battle to sign £27m South American attacker According to reports in Italy via the Express, Arsenal are ready to step-up their attempts to sign Juan Cuadrado as we struggle to agree a deal with Monaco for Thomas Lemar. Arsene Wenger is being tipped to bring in another attacker before the transfer window closes at the end of the month and Lemar has been widely touted as our prime target.

Samuelsson signs for Arsenal Sweden international defender joins Pedro Martinez Losa's side ahead of the new campaign.

Xhaka: I'm a Six machine When Granit Xhaka first arrived at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger described him as a 'box to box' midfielder, before reassessing that and declaring him to be more of midfield playmaker.

Inter Milan loan move for Shkodran Mustafi rejected by Arsenal Arsenal have turned down an approach by Inter Milan to sign Shkodran Mustafi on loan, according to Sky in Italy. It is understood that the Serie A side are likely to go back in with a bid for a permanent transfer, but it is believed the Gunners want to get back most of the money they paid for him last year.

'Arsenal have been in contact' Everything Julian Draxler has said about transfers, Ozil & the Premier League "Arsenal have been in contact since about two or three years ago but I was not in touch with them this winter." If Draxler were to lave PSG in the next couple of weeks then there is no doubt that a move to the Premier League would appeal to him. The German international has never hidden his desire to one day play in England.

Arsenal Promote Four Promising Youngsters To First-Team Arsenal have promoted four of the club's most promising youngsters to the first-team including Reiss Nelson and Ainsley Maitland-Niles. Arsenal have a strong history of bringing through young players and that doesn't look to be ending anytime soon. In the last few years, a number of youngsters have been brought through into the first-team.

Arsenal vs. Stoke City 2017 online streaming: Start time, TV schedule and how to watch Premier League online WHAT: Arsenal vs Stoke City. WHEN: Saturday, August 18, 2017 I 12:30 PM EST/9:30 AM PT/5:30 PM BST. WHERE: bet365 Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent. Check out livesoccer.tv for all of your worldwide streaming information. Please do not discuss or share links to illegal streams here.

Debuchy offered £2.3m per season to come to Besiktas The French 32-year-old still has two years remaining on his Arsenal deal, but is looking increasingly likely to leave the club in the current window, and Besiktas have become the latest club to show an interest according to the Express.

Match Preview: Stoke City v Arsenal; Battling A Bogey Team Getting off to a good start this season is an imperative for Arsenal. For a while last week we wondered if that was going to be possible but in the end they sealed the win with a dramatic comeback against Leicester City. They look to add on to that win with their first away trip of season to Stoke.

Transfer Talk: Redknapp interested in Arsenal defender Birmingham City are reportedly in the race to sign Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson on a season-long loan according to various reports in the national press.

Will Arsenal Make a Late Swoop for Asensio? Just when you thought the transfer window was starting to swing closed… There's nothing like a late August rumour to get pulses racing and bookmakers on their toes.

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