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Arteta admits Arsenal's reputation has taken battering in "challenging" week

For all their marble halls, busts of great managers and tradition, Mikel Arteta admits Arsenal's reputation has taken a hit. First they pleaded poverty, and made a grown man dressed as a dinosaur redundant, as their considered response to a pandemic before club mascot Gunnersaurus was reprieved. Then Arsenal's power brokers joined a grubby cartel plotting to make themselves richer while three million people worldwide succumbed to a deadly plague.

Wright slams Super League plans with reference to Arsenal great Rocastle

Ian Wright claims Arsenal great David Rocastle would be "turning in his grave" as the Gunners sign up to join a European Super League. The breakaway competition has received widespread condemnation from around football. Arsenal's involvement has been heavily criticised given the current state of the club. Mikel Arteta's side could miss out on European football all together this season and haven't qualified for the Champions League since 2016. Only

Stan Kroenke absent from talks as Arsenal players raise Super League 'concerns'

Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke was reportedly absent from showdown talks between Arsenal players and the club's hierarchy over controversial plans to join a European Super League. Gunners players are understood to have been in the dark over the plans which have rocked football before news broke on Sunday evening that 12 clubs were to form a breakaway league. Arsenal are one of six Premier League clubs set to be 'founder

Bendtner could have £234k Porsche taken off him by police after seven charges

Don’t wait around for updates – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner could have his £234,000 Porsche supercar seized by police after being hit with seven charges for driving offences. Bendtner, who scored 45 goals in 171 games for the Gunners, has been ordered to appear before Copenhagen district court on April 27. The Denmark international faces five counts of driving without

Two things Arteta got wrong and one he got right in Arsenal draw with Slavia

Don’t wait around for updates – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final clash with Slavia Prague. Nicolas Pepe thought he had secured a vital win for the Gunners when he came off the bench and sent the ball trickling over the line with three minutes remaining. But that was before even

Emmanuel Petit says Arsenal have a talent 'like Paul Gascoigne' among top stars

Don’t wait around for updates – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! Emmanuel Petit believes Arsenal have the next Paul Gascoigne on their hands in young starlet Emile Smith-Rowe. Smith-Rowe, 20, is enjoying an impressive breakthrough season at the Emirates, becoming a key member of Mikel Arteta's senior side after being sent out on loan in previous years. The attacking midfielder has registered five goals and six

Gary Neville slams Arsenal's 'little mafia' that left him 'really uncomfortable'

Gary Neville has claimed Mikel Arteta is at a crossroads of his Arsenal tenure, suggesting there is ‘a little mafia’ of disconnected players. The Gunners slipped to their 12th defeat of the season at the weekend, as they were dismantled 3-0 by Liverpool at the Emirates. It was a humbling night for Arteta, who admitted he was ‘shocked’ at the display from his players. And Neville, as part of Sky

Arsenal are dirtiest team in Premier League history as research shows top 10

Arsenal may not be getting near the top of the Premier League season this year – but they are top of the table for dirtiest team. The north London side are ninth in the league with nine games to go, sitting 29 points behind leaders Manchester City. Mikel Arteta’s side are one of just six teams to never get relegated from the top division of English football. While they have

Arsenal eye midfielder Liverpool failed to sign as Odegaard transfer alternative

Arsenal will turn to former Liverpool target Nabil Fekir if they are unable to sign Martin Odegaard on a permanent deal. Odegaard joined the Gunners on loan from Real Madrid in January and has impressed in his short time at the Emirates. The Norwegian starlet has scored twice in 12 appearances in all competitions, earning praise for his creativity in midfield. Mike Arteta is understood to be keen to bring

Arsenal fans excited as Mikel Arteta gets his Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wish

Don’t wait around for updates – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang put his Arsenal struggles behind him with a stunning performance on international duty. Up until earlier this week, it was unclear whether the Gabon skipper would be allowed to travel due to coronavirus restrictions. However, he was released and looked back to his best with a brilliant showing against DR Congo in the