West Ham United interested in signing Arsenal forward

West Ham are eyeing a move for Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud as they plot a summer rebuild of their striking department. The France international has suggested that he will not settle for another season on the bench at Arsenal having spent much of the year backing up Alexis Sanchez and then fighting

Lyon President willing to swap Lacazette for Arsenal player

Arsenal are welcome to Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette – but they will have to part with Olivier Giroud to seal the deal. Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has laid out his terms for a deal involving £60million-rated Lacazette. Frenchman Lacazette, 26, was lined up to join Atletico Madrid until the Spanish club’s transfer ban got in

Arsene Wenger’s worst seasons as Arsenal manager

The jury is still out on how bad a season this will prove to be for Arsenal and manager Arsene Wenger. The signs aren't good. The Gunners are set to finish below Tottenham Hotspur for the first time in Wenger's 21-year reign, and their chances of making the top four and thus

Key factors that cost Arsenal Champions League football [Slideshow]

Arsenal missed out on Champions League qualification for the first time in Arsene Wenger's tenure despite a 3-1 win over Everton. Manchester City and Liverpool thrashed Watford and Middlesbrough to finish third and fourth respectively, leaving the Gunners stranded in fifth place and facing a season in the Europa League. Arsenal still

Arsenal player ratings: Koscielny sent off, Gabriel and Alexis injured

Arsenal missed out on Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years despite beating Everton 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Arsenal took an eighth-minute lead through Hector Bellerin. They did suffer a setback when Laurent Koscielny was sent off for a late lunge on Enner Valencia in the

Stan Kroenke prepared to make Arsenal a BIG European force

The past 24 hours have seen Usmanov reportedly put in a £1bn bid to buy Arsenal from majority shareholder Stan Kroenke, which the American sports club owner rejected; Kroenke then pledge his allegiance to the Gunners, all while Usmanov apparently prepares another bid, which he’s ready to increase to £2bn. According

Alisher Usmanov makes £1bn bid to take control of Arsenal FC

Russian billionaire Usmanov wants full control of Arsenal FC Uzbek-born Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov has made a £1bn bid to wrest control of Arsenal from majority shareholder Stan Kroenke. However, Kroenke is showing no interest. The bid has in effect been rejected, though Usmanov is yet to receive written confirmation. The Financial Times

Arsene Wenger denies talks of Director of Football at Arsenal

Arsène Wenger has poured scorn on the work of directors of football in the modern game and made it plain that he would not be prepared to work with one on his watch at Arsenal. Wenger said: “I don’t know what director of football means. “It is somebody who stands in the road

Wojciech Szczesny set to return to Arsenal next season

Szczesny set to return to Arsenal for first team football Wojciech Szczesny will not complete a permanent switch to AS Roma as he wants to play in England next season. The Poland international is coming to the end of his second loan spell at Roma after struggling for action at the Emirates. The

Combined XI: Arsenal vs Manchester United

Arsenal face Manchester United in a blockbuster Premier League showdown at the Emirates on Sunday. Jose Mourinho’s United are threatening to throw the towel in on their bid to reach the top four, instead concentrating on Europa League glory. Lifting that trophy for the first time would guarantee Champions League football next

Arsenal rival Manchester City for Valencia left-back

Arsenal ready to battle for Valencia star Arsenal are reportedly ready to rival Manchester City for the signing of Valencia left-back Jose Gaya. The 21-year-old is one of Europe’s most highly rated young defenders, and looks an ideal candidate for the Gunners if they continue their recent trend of playing with wing-backs

Arsenal eager to sign Nice star Jean Michael Seri

Arsenal interested in Ligue 1 midfielder Jean Seri Arsenal have opened negotiations to sign Jean Michael Seri ahead of the summer transfer window. Seri, 25, has been at the heart of Nice’s barnstorming season in Ligue 1 and the midfielder’s performances over the course of an impressive campaign have caught Arsenal’s attention. The Guardian

Arsenal plotting for life without Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil

Arsenal prepare for life without Özil & Alexis Arsenal are getting ready for life without contract rebels Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. According to reports, the north London club are preparing a £50million double swoop. The swoop involves Porto forward Yacine Brahimi and Schalke playmaker Max Meyer. The Gunners are set to compete with

Potential replacements for Alexis Sanchez should he leave Arsenal

The very real prospect of losing Alexis Sanchez in the summer is one that will fill every Arsenal supporter with dread. The Chilean has been the standout performer for the Gunners in what has been a disappointing campaign, and a future without him isn't one worth contemplating. But the 28-year-old has stalled

Hector Bellerin insists all Arsenal players are still behind Wenger

Hector Bellerin says Arsene Wenger has full support Arsenal had a night to forget last night as they were thrashed 5-1 by Bayern Munich in the second leg of their last-16 tie at the Emirates. Five goals inside the space of 30 minutes ensured the Bundesliga registered a 10-2 aggregate victory. The result