There were great hopes for the Arsenal youngster Chuba Akpom when he came through the ranks scoring goals for fun, but once promoted to the first team he seemed to lose his mojo and goalscoring boots and was a great disappointment to Arsenal fans.
Arsenal are claimed to be in advanced talks to sign Switzerland international goalkeeper Yann Sommer.
The shotstopper featured in all six matches for the Swiss in World Cup 2018 in Russia, impressing between the sticks for his side, and most impressively keeping the Brazilians to only one goal in their 1-1 draw in the group stages, helping his side to reach the knockout rounds.
So it is definitely time for Arsenal to trim their over-bloated squad after seeing five arrivals already this summer, but could Alex Iwobi be one of the players that Unai Emery is happy to see leave if the opportunity arose. Well, according to AllNigeriaSoccer.com, Lazio are keen on taking the 22 year-old to Italy. They reported….
There are just five days until Arsenal’s pre-season begins in earnest with our first game against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night at the Singapore National Stadium. Due to the time difference it will mean that we can watch it after midnight on Thursday night (early Friday morning) so don’t get confused by the dates!
The Arsenal midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has been out on loan for the last two seasons, the first one in the Dutch second division with MVV Maastricht and then moved up to the top division with VVV Venlo last season.
Arsenal’s newest defender Sokratis has only been at the club for two weeks since arriving from Dortmund and joining up with his old team-mates Mhkitaryan and Aubameyang. This is the veteran’s first time in England after spells in Greece, Italy and Germany but he obviously feels settled in already as he is hoping to help our other Greek centre-back, Dinos Mavropanos, to get used to life at the club as well. “I think this is my work and the work of the other guys with experience, to help the young guys,” Sokratis said on Arsenal.com. “From the first day, I will do everything so that the young guys feel like they have been here for a lot of years.
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The Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin came to the Emirates via Barcelona’s La Masia Academy, and although he burst through to the first team in stylish fashion a few years ago, he is often derided nowadays for being more interested in his looks than his performances.