Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has been speaking ahead of the eagerly-awaited clash against Premier League champions Manchester City at the Emirates on Sunday. Gunners reporter Layth Yousif was at London Colney to hear the former PSG boss preview the match as well as reveal who will be the North Londoners official captain for the season.
The Unai Emery revolution continues after Greek international Sokratis Papastathopoulos joins Arsenal on a long-term contract with the fee expected to be in the region of £16 million. Read on for his first interview as he describes the ‘beautiful moment’ in signing for the club.
Arsene Wenger’s dream of a perfect ending to his ‘love story’ with Arsenal ended in disappointment after a 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid in the second leg of the Europa League semi-final on a raucous evening at the Estadio Metropolitano.
Arsenal drew 2-2 with CSKA Moscow in the Europa League quarter final second leg in a dramatic night in Russian on Thursday evening. Read Layth Yousif’s PLAYER RATINGS as the Gunners won through to their first European semi-final since 2009 6-3 on aggregate.
Arsenal are plotting to reach their first European semi-final since losing out to Manchester United in the last four of the Champions League in 2008-09, after knocking out Villarreal in the quarter-finals.
International breaks are rarely welcomed with open arms by fans who miss their Arsenal fix – but for football lovers this week is serving up some tasty ties with 14 players from the club set to be amongst the action. Find out more with Rosie Tudball’s comprehensive round-up.
When Arsenal play AC Milan in the Europa League last 16 first-leg at the San Siro it will be the fourth time the Gunners have faced the Serie A giants in Italy and the seventh time in all so far. Read on to find out how they did in their previous meetings with the Rossoneri.