24 August, 2018
Arsenal vs West Ham United: Pre-Match Thoughts

Hello Gunners! Let’s not look backwards, there’s no time for self-pity, all focus must be on our determination to get the first win. West Ham United are tough opposition, with a great head coach and a very strong squad. There’s no doubt that we have a big challenge ahead of us, but we know what we…

18 August, 2018
Arsenal miss out on a deserved away draw in final minutes against Chelsea

Arsenal came close to what would have been a deserved away draw in the Saturday evening derby against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The game couldn’t have started any worse for Unai Emery’s side, with the home team leading by two goals from Pedro and Morata after only 20 minutes. The Gunners reacted well, getting back…

12 August, 2018
Arsenal unable to pick up points against champions Manchester City.

Arsenal were unable to pick up points in Unai Emery’s Premier League debut against current champions Manchester City. The Gunners suffered an early first half set-back when Sterling put the opposition ahead in the 14th minute. Emery’s men were put under pressure by Guardiola’s side and the focus was on defensive work for much of…

10 August, 2018
Arsenal vs Manchester City: Pre-Match Thoughts

It’s our first match at the Emirates and we’ll be facing last season’s Premier League Champions. What more can we ask for? I can’t wait to see the stands full of Gunners and I’m looking forward to experiencing the amazing atmosphere that I know Arsenal fans create at our home. It won’t be easy, we…

29 July, 2018
Arsenal show attacking threat against PSG in Champions Cup (5-1)

Arsenal FC continued their pre-season preparations in the Champions Cup, which is one of the most prestigious summer tournaments and features some of the world’s top teams. In the team’s second outing of the tournament, they registered a comprehensive 5-1 win over Unai Emery’s former side PSG, with goals from Lacazette (2), Ozil, Holding and…

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…