Arsenal's Xhaka has agreement to join Hertha Berlin, confirms agent

Arsenal’s Xhaka has agreement to join Hertha Berlin, confirms agent

Despite starting Mikel Arteta’s first game in charge, the Swiss midfielder has told the Gunners he wants to leave in January Granit Xhaka has reached an agreement with Hertha Berlin and informed Arsenal he wants to join the Bundesliga club, according to the player’s agent. Xhaka’s future at Emirates Stadium has been in doubt since the … Read more…

Arteta delighted with Ozil's 'incredible attitude' after offering clean slate

Arteta delighted with Ozil’s ‘incredible attitude’ after offering clean slate

The Germany international was restored to the starting line-up at Bournemouth after impressing the new coach in training Mikel Arteta has praised Mesut Ozil for his “incredible” attitude after restoring the Arsenal midfielder to his starting XI for the 1-1 draw at Bournemouth. Ozil missed the final game of interim boss Freddie Ljungberg’s spell in … Read more…

Arteta reveals Xhaka was on his Man City transfer list

Arteta reveals Xhaka was on his Man City transfer list

The Gunners’ new boss is a big fan of the Swiss midfielder, who may now be able to stake his claim to stay at the Emirates Mikel Arteta has declared his admiration for Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka, revealing he was interested in bringing him to Manchester City when he started as Pep Guardiola’s assistant. Xhaka’s future … Read more…

Ljungberg included as Arteta announces Arsenal assistants

Ljungberg included as Arteta announces Arsenal assistants

His spell as interim boss did not yield many positives, but the Swede will be part of the new coach’s staff in north London New Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta will be assisted by Freddie Ljungberg, Albert Stuivenberg and Steve Round, the club confirmed on Tuesday. Ljungberg served as interim boss following the departure of Unai Emery, including taking … Read more…

Arteta keeping Ljungberg on at Arsenal as Ozil is offered clean slate

Arteta keeping Ljungberg on at Arsenal as Ozil is offered clean slate

The new Gunners boss will be working with the man who preceded him as interim boss, with a fresh start being welcomed in at Emirates Stadium Mikel Arteta will be keeping Freddie Ljungberg on Arsenal’s new-look coaching team, while a clean slate is being offered to Mesut Ozil. Having parted with Unai Emery in November, … Read more…

Arsenal sweating on Ozil & Bellerin as Kolasinac is ruled out until January

Ozil back in contention for Arsenal under Arteta after questions over his attitude from Ljungberg

The World Cup winner missed out on a trip to Everton as he was nursing a knock, with an interim coach saying he would not have been picked anyway Mesut Ozil is “available” for Arsenal’s first game under Mikel Arteta, with the German looking to come back into contention after being informed by Freddie Ljungberg … Read more…

‘Arteta will have decided who is leaving Arsenal’ – Wright says new boss will have hit list

‘Arteta will have decided who is leaving Arsenal’ – Wright says new boss will have hit list

Movement at Emirates Stadium is expected in January, with a change in the dugout likely to deliver comings and goings in a north London rebuild Mikel Arteta will already know who he wants to move out of Arsenal, says Ian Wright, with the new Gunners boss being backed to “get rid of” the deadwood at … Read more…