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Everton have completed the signing of Theo Walcott from Arsenal in a deal worth £20 million on a three-and-a-half year contract.

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is set to sign for Everton in a deal understood to be worth around £20 million.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has dismissed reports linking Theo Walcott with Everton – despite Toffees boss Sam Allardyce saying the 28-year-old would be a ‘fantastic addition’ to his squad.

It was honours even in the first leg of the Carbao Cup semi-final first leg after a passionate London derby saw Arsenal draw 0-0 with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening.

Arsene Wenger held his weekly press conference at London Colney on Friday morning. Read the full transcript of the topics he discussed, including the latest team news ahead of Nottingham Forest, new signing Konstantinos Mavropanos, whether he’s interested in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, VAR and George Weah.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has revealed he anticipates Friday’s reunion with former club Arsenal will be emotional.

New: West Ham v Arsenal: Early team news

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Arsenal take on West Ham at the London Stadium on Wednesday evening after a disappointing performance during a 1-1 draw at Southampton.

Arsenal have been drawn in the Europa League round of 32 against the team taking Sweden by storm – and their English manager is delighted.

With the travel chaos caused through snowstorms and artic-like conditions read how one intrepid Arsenal fan – Danny Coyle, aka Grampian Gooner – made it from Scotland to the south coast for the game at Southampton on Sunday.

Wenger rues another slow Arsenal start

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Arsene Wenger lamented another sluggish start that led to Arsenal dropping points for a second week in succession following a 1-1 draw at Southampton.

Premier League: Southampton 1 Arsenal 1

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Olivier Giroud climbed off the bench to rescue a point for Arsenal at Southampton.

New: Southampton v Arsenal: Early team news

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Arsenal may have beaten BATE Borisov 6-0 on Thursday and Huddersfield Town 5-0 nine days ago but sandwiched in between was a 3-1 loss to Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United on Saturday.

Arsenal may have routed BATE Borisov 6-0 in the Europa League at the Emirates on Thursday – but the real talking point were the large swaths of empty seats in the ground.

New: Arsenal v BATE Borisov: Early team news

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Arsenal have been training ahead of their final Europa League Group H match against BATE Borisov on Thursday at the Emirates.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has called for fans to lay the defeat against Manchester United firmly on his shoulders rather than his players – but also told his team to channel the disappointment into a determination to do better ahead of a busy December.

Arsene Wenger has offered his Spurs counterpart Mauricio Pochettino advice on how to win a trophy – saying his team have to overcome the ‘fear’ of failing if they want to win silverware this season.

Arsenal’s Wenger will keep Walcott waiting

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger plans to reward Theo Walcott for his goals against BATE Borisov with more Premier League minutes, but will persevere with plans to rotate his team for Sunday’s visit of Brighton.

It’s a case of Arsene Wenger versus ‘Ferguson’ on Wednesday evening as Arsenal face Doncaster Rovers at the Emirates – except his rival will be Darren, not his father Sir Alex.

Liverpool have officially signed Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal for £35 million with wages of £120,000 per week.

And so we arrive at our last stop of a rather bumpy season, the FA Cup Final. Wembley will once again see the Gunners grace its hallowed turf, but this time with a weight of questions hanging over just about everybody and everything at the club.

It’s a much-loved market that has served Holloway for decades, and it’s 25 years since it went indoors. This week, the Gazette visited the Nag’s Head to talk shop with traders.

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