Category Archives: Arsenal Youth

Arsenal youngster’s mum blamed for first-team restrictions

The Sun is reporting that Arsenal youngster loanee Ainsley Maitland-Niles has had his game-time restricted at Ipswich due an angry phone-call by his mother, and for once the paper appears to be telling the truth.

The 18 year-old was enjoying an impressive season with the Tractor Boys, making 31 first-team appearances, but that all ended a few weeks back.

Reine-Adelaide keen to fight for Arsenal place

The 17 year-old Jeff Reine-Adelaide may have only arrived at Arsenal last summer, but he made an immediate impact when providing an assist against Wolfsburg in the Emirates Cup. Many observers thought that he was already good enough to join the first team squad, but Jeff himself knew that e sill had to fight for his place. “I was happy – very happy actually,” he said. “The fans seemed to be happy too. In fact, everyone was happy for me, including the coach and that is important. Of course it was a strange feeling, the media talks only about superstars.

Has Chuba Akpom blown his chance of becoming an Arsenal striker?

We all had high hopes of Chuba Akpom becoming the next in line to become an Arsenal striking legend after some great introductory performances towards the end of last season. Arsene Wenger even said in the summer that he would staying at the Emirates this season as extra cover for Giroud and Walcott, but whatever happened after that Le Prof finally sent him off on loan to Hull City to see if he could prove himself with regular appearances in the Championship.

Which of our loan players could help Arsenal right now?

Santi Cazorla’s injury at the weekend could be the final straw that broke the back of Arsenal’s Premier League campaign, with both him and Francis Coquelin both to miss at least the next three months of the season, not to mention the other seven Gunners currently in the treatment room.

Why it’s good for Arsenal to send youngsters on loan

Arsene Wenger has resisted all calls to buy a new striker or DM in this transfer window just gone, just as he did in the previous two summers, but one thing that Arsenal fans forget is that IF Wenger had bought a DM last summer then we would not have recalled Francis Coquelin from his loan at Charlton, and we all know how that panned out….

Arsenal’s great future is in safe hands!

The future of Arsenal by TJ

It appears that Shad Forsythe has begun to work his magic with the reduction in “player days lost to injuries” and getting players back ahead of schedule. But that’s not the only significant change happening in the background.

Which of 6 young Gunners should Arsenal start in Turkey?

As you probably already know, Arsene Wenger has decided to leave a number of Arsenal first team players in London, some with niggling injury issues and some just to get a much needed rest before the festive fixtures begin in earnest. So although the manager still wants to win the game, he knows that it is unlikely to affect the group standings and so there are six academy players in the squad.