One of Arsene Wenger's great qualities is his ability to see something in players they didn't even realise they had.
For example, he signed Cameroon international Lauren from Mallorca in 2000, where he'd been playing as a midfielder. He arrived in North London to find that his new manager wanted him to play as a full-back. As Wenger explained: "When he arrived I had many discussions with him as I needed to convince him that he could become a right back and an outstanding right back. For a while,...
The Football Association (FA) will donate the proceeds from this summer's Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley to those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.
The FA says it is hoped that the match will raise around £1.25 million for the victims of the tragedy and their families. The number of people to have died as a result of the fire, including those classed as missing presumed dead, remains at 79.
The families of the victims, survivors and emergency service personnel...
Alexis Sanchez says he's "happy" to become the top scorer in Chile history, but refused to entertain questions about his Arsenal future after his side's 1-1 Confederations Cup draw against Germany on Thursday.
Sanchez surpassed Marcelo Salas' national record total of 37 goals with a sixth-minute strike at the near post to give Chile a 1-0 lead over the defending world champions.
Though the Gunners forward needed 112 caps, compared to 71 for Salas, to accomplish the feat, he expressed his joy in...
Arsenal may need up to €140 million to sign Mbappe
Arsenal stand a realistic chance of signing Kylian Mbappe from Monaco this summer, the Telegraph reports, but with a €130 million to €140 million price tag on his head, Arsene Wenger could turn to Alexandre Lacazette or Thomas Lemar instead.