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END OF AN ERA - #MerciArsène

The time is right to say goodbye, but Wenger’s legacy will endure

Twenty-two years ago I had no idea who Arsene Wenger was. When it came to choosing a new manager, it seemed inconceivable that Arsenal would do …


Arsène Wenger: Arsenal’s miracle worker who lost his touch but kept his values

Few modern managers have had as profound an impact on one club as Wenger, whose long reign ultimately will be remembered more for the glorious history than underwhelming end<p>La Fin. And so the credits finally roll. Like reaching the end of some heaving biopic, it may take a while for Arsène Wenger …


Arsène Wenger's 20 years at Arsenal – in pictures and his own words

Thursday 22 September marks the 20th anniversary of Arsène Wenger’s unveiling at Arsenal. During those two decades he has become the Gunners’ most successful manager, winning three Premier League titles and six FA Cups. Here, in extracts from a new book, Wenger opines on 11 aspects of his …


Merci Arsène

Manager issues statement


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Would winning EL be a happy ending for Wenger’s Arsenal Career?


Vlad Dragomir on life at Arsenal, and what he’s learning from coaches and Mesut Ozil

The Romanian U19 team is very close to qualifying for the European Championships, and in the build up to that, Romanian sports website <i></i> spent …


Per Mertesacker completely opens up on the physical and mental ordeals of his career

In a lengthy exclusive interview with <i>Der Spiegel</i>, Per Mertesacker has completely opened up about his time as a professional footballer.<p><i>Lewis Ambrose</i> …


Mesut - Why I decided to stay

The transfer window may have closed at the end of January, but we had a major signing to announce at the start of February.<p>Mesut Ozil committed his …

Ivan Gazidis

Ivan Gazidis, Mark Gonnella, Raul Sanllehi were in attendance with members of the Fans Forum before today’s game against Watford. Here are some notes …


Ozil the assists king

Mesut Ozil became the fastest player in Premier League history to reach 50 assists during Arsenal's 3-0 win over Watford on <i>Super Sunday</i>, bringing up …


Hector Bellerin | Fan Visit

Aliadiere: Wenger told me I'm welcome to train with Arsenal

The former Arsenal striker recently returned to the Emirates to meet his old boss after years playing in France<p>Former Arsenal striker Jeremie …

Arsenal agree £200m shirt sponsorship deal with Emirates until 2024

Arsenal will increase their spending power from 2019 by around £20 million a year after agreeing a new shirt sponsorship deal with Emirates that will be worth more than £200 million until 2024.<p>As revealed last week by The Telegraph, Arsenal have also negotiated the freedom from next year to seek a …

Héctor Bellerín | Full Q&A | Oxford Union

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#YaGunnersYa .... ooh yaaa 😎📝 Proud to announce: I signed dat thing 😁 3 more years with @Arsenal! It's been one of the most important decisions of my footballing career and that's why I had to think hard and talk with everyone who's important to me... Good things take time! In the end I let my heart decide. As I always said, I feel at home here and I'm highly motivated to achieve big things in the next few years. Once a Gunner, always a Gunner! 💥 #M1Ö #WeAreTheArsenal #London

Arsenal fans get very emotional after Olivier Giroud posts heartfelt goodbye message following Chelsea move

Transfer deadline day was always going to centre on the domino effect triggered by three forwards.<p>Borussia Dortmund wanted to take Michy Batshuayi on …

I spent five and a half amazing years within the arsenal family. This beautiful story ends today. Thank you for your warm welcome. I would like to especially thank the fans for their unconditional support upon my arrival #nananana #ThankYou

Olivier Giroud – Value and Appreciation

Olivier Giroud’s five and a half year career with Arsenal was colourful to say the least. I had cause to write about the chiselled Frenchman many …


Aubameyang: I want to be like Henry

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he will try to emulate Thierry Henry at Arsenal after sealing his move to the club.


Arsenal agree £55.5m Aubameyang fee as Dortmund eye Batshuayi

• Gabon striker has agreed deal worth £180,000 a week • Dortmund want to secure replacement before letting him go<p>Arsenal have reached agreement in principle with Borussia Dortmund over the club-record €63m (£55.5m) signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, though the completion of the deal may yet …


Robin van Persie on why Arsene Wenger is the world's best manager - and he worked under Sir Alex Ferguson

Robin van Persie has claimed Arsene Wenger is the best manager in the world.<p>Former Arsenal striker Van Persie, 34, claims he “owes everything” to …


Alexis Sanchez forced to clarify his Arsenal farewell message as Thierry Henry denies involvement in Man Utd move

Alexis Sanchez has insisted Thierry Henry played no active role in his decision to leave Arsenal after his farewell Instagram message sparked suggestions that the Sky Sports had pundit convinced him to join Manchester United.<p>Sanchez joined Manchester United on Monday evening with Henrikh Mkhitaryan …


Henrikh Mkhitaryan: No normal footballer

<i>Our tactics columnist, Lewis Ambrose, takes a look at new arrival Henrikh Mkhitaryan, an and profiles the player Arsenal are getting, his strengths</i> …

Henrikh Mkhitaryan signs as Alexis leaves club

Armenian playmaker joins from Manchester United on a long-term contract with Chilean forward moving the other way


Alexander Hleb: I cried over Arsenal exit; most players regret leaving

Share<p>Vitaly Suvorov<br>• 5th January 2018<p><b>Alexander Hleb might not be the first name that springs to mind when you think of the 2006 Arsenal team which came</b> …


George Weah hails 'father figure' Arsene Wenger

African footballing great George Weah has recalled how Arsene Wenger helped him combat racism after he moved to France, and acknowledged how the …


Five things to know about Arsenal signing Konstantinos Mavropanos

Arsene Wenger dropped the biggest hint yet that Alexis Sanchez could leave Arsenal in January, insisting the club always respond well after losing …