News

26 July, 2018
Penalty shoot-out decides the opening Champions Cup match

Arsenal continue the pre-season with Unai Emery at the helm. This Thursday saw the team’s first match in the Champions Cup against Atlético Madrid. The game ended 1-1, with Emile Smith Rowe scoring Arsenal’s equaliser after Vietto had put the Spanish side ahead. The resulting penalty shoot-out was won by Atlético Madrid.

26 July, 2018
“If the opportunity arises to sign a player, we’ll be ready for it.”

Unai Emery reviewed the current state of the first team squad before the imminent closing of the Premier League transfer window on the 9th of August. “As far as we’re concerned, the decision to close the transfer window on the 9th of August is the right one, because we start the season knowing the squad…

26 July, 2018
“We want Ozil to feel at home”

Unai Emery made reference in his press conference to Arsenal player Mesut Ozil’s decision to stop playing for the German national team: “It’s a personal decision and I respect it, Arsenal is his home. We’re a family and we’ll support him”.

14 June, 2018
Lichtsteiner and Leno, first signings

Unai Emery’s new Arsenal squad is starting to take shape. The first summer signing to be completed was full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner, who arrives from current Serie A champions, Juventus. A few days later, Bernd Leno arrived from Bayer Leverkusen. Lichtsteiner brings a lot of experience to the English side, having played for Grasshoppers, Lille, SS Lazio…

6 June, 2018
Arsenal, an exciting challenge

Unai Emery was presented as the new Arsenal head coach on the 23rd of May. Accompanied at the press conference by club chief executive, Ivan Gazidis, the Basque coach showed his characteristic ambition and his desire to keep on growing with this exciting challenge. “I’m delighted to arrive at one of the best clubs in…

6 June, 2018
Unai Emery gets to know the spectacular Emirates Stadium

The day of Unai Emery’s presentation as the new Arsenal head coach was an exciting one. After speaking to the media at his presentation press conference, the coach from Hondarribia was given a guided tour of Arsenal’s and now his home, the spectacular Emirates Stadium. Opened in 2006, the Emirates is the third largest stadium in…