Wolves boss names Arsenal player his team prepared for but was left disappointed
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Gary O'Neil was left fuming at his defenders for failing to keep Bukayo Saka silent. He said: “Punished by the couple of moments for the goal, the first one I’m really disappointed with because it’s a situation which we worked hard on, we knew would arise and we got so many bodies around Saka.
Only 2 players average: Arsenal's performance tierlist for nervy Wolves win
Arsenal pulled off a 2-1 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers to bag three more precious points in the Premier League. The Gunners should have won with more goals and even a clean sheet but an error made by Oleksandr Zinchenko allowed Wolves to capitalise towards the end.
Arsenal 2-1 Wolves, FT. LIVE updates, stats, reactions, ratings & more
Click here to read our post-match ratings! A summary of the game: Arsenal held their ground and preserved the two-goal lead they picked up in the first half. That was enough for Arteta's men to maintain pressure on Wolves, who were scrambling to find goals.
'It is an honour to play with him': Kai Havertz praises four Arsenal players
Kai Havertz has been all praises for his teammates Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Jesus, Declan Rice, and William Saliba. Speaking on the four teammates on the Football Daily channel, Havertz said: "I knew him [Declan Rice] before I joined Arsenal in June.
Tomiyasu receives new Arsenal contract offer & 3 more big stories you might've missed
Saka sets Champions League recordAfter scoring and assisting in the 6-0 win over Lens, Bukayo Saka has now set a unique Champions League record. Arsenal's possible opponents for Round of 16 revealedAfter the Gunners secured qualification to the Champions League Round of 16, we looked at every opponent they could potentially face in the knockout round.
Bukayo Saka sets Champions League record after Lens win; even Messi couldn't do this
Bukayo Saka was able to get on the score sheet for Arsenal in their 6-0 demolition of RC Lens in the Champions League.The 22-year-old scored the Gunners’ third goal and also bagged an assist to contribute to the huge win.
7 players absolutely amazing: Arsenal's performance tierlist for Lens demolition
Arsenal are through to the Champions League Round of 16 after beating Ligue 1 side RC Lens 6–0 at home on Wednesday.The Gunners clearly enjoyed themselves, playing free-flowing football with six different players getting on the scoresheet at the Emirates.
Arsenal forwards told they have been 'average' & 2 more under-radar stories
Arteta dodges Ramsdale questionMikel Arteta had a broad answer to a question about his expectations of Aaron Ramsdale after the Arsenal goalkeeper kept a clean sheet against Brentford.The Spaniard said: "There is no expectation with any player.
Bukayo Saka explains how Arsenal can fight to win Premier League despite slow start
When asked if Arsenal could finish this season strongly by winning the Premier League - after a relatively slow start - Bukayo Saka told reporters: "Well, I hope that’s the case. "Right now we’re getting good results, we’re top of the league and we’re only going to keep progressing, improving, and getting better as a team.
'I keep trying to find a solution': Bukayo Saka names what bothers him most — Martinelli has same issue
Speaking about the Brentford game at the weekend, Bukayo Saka said: "I feel like a lot of games I'm facing a double team with two guys on me and it's the same for Gabriel Martinelli."It's happening in every game.
Mikel Arteta 'identifies Victor Osimhen as main striker target' — Arsenal's starting XI with him is SCARY
Arsenal have now 'identified Victor Osimhen as main striker target', according to LondonWorld, a tier-three source.While the report comes from a source that is not exactly reliable, it makes sense since Mikel Arteta is looking for a new forward.
Arteta interested in signing one Man City midfielder & 3 more under-radar stories at Arsenal
Former Arsenal captain celebrates his birthdayWishing a very happy 38th birthday to ex-Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen!🥳Arsenal players in the top by most dribbles statsGabriel Martinelli and Bukayo Saka topped the charts for Most Dribbles in Matchday 4 of the Champions League, securing the first and second positions, respectively.Arteta wants Arsenal to sign Man City midfielder Kalvin PhillipsAs per TeamTalk, Mikel Arteta has a real interest in signing Man City midfielder Kalvin Phillips in the midfielder.
'Love the energy': Arsenal fans love new celebration debuted by Saka and Trossard
Leandro Trossard and Bukayo Saka have seemingly become BFFs at Arsenal after linking up spectacularly this season.The two linked up for the Belgian’s opening goal in the 3-1 win over Burnley to continue their impressive form.
Arsenal's most creative player revealed — it's not Martin Odegaard
Martin Odegaard is widely considered our creative source for goals on the field but this season, it's Bukayo Saka who's leading the charts. The youngster, who has also captained Arsenal on certain occasions, continues to go from strength to strength.
'Let's see': Mikel Arteta drops worrying injury update about Bukayo Saka
Mikel Arteta doesn't think Bukayo Saka will recover in time to face Burnley in the Premier League this weekend. When asked about the Englishman's fitness at his press conference, the Arsenal boss replied: "We want out players to play for their club and national team.
Bukayo Saka nominated for Player of the Week & 2 more under-radar Arsenal stories
Saka nominated for Player of the WeekBukayo Saka stole the show on Wednesday night, scoring one goal and assisting the other in the 2–0 win against Sevilla in the Champions League.The Arsenal forward has been nominated for the Champions League Player of the Week alongside Antoine Griezmann, Erling Haaland and Rodrygo.
'It was a freak incident': Arsenal fan defends Mikel Arteta after Saka injuries himself vs Sevilla
Arsenal all but secured their place in the Champions League knockouts with a 2–0 win against Sevilla on Wednesday.However, Bukayo Saka, who scored one goal and assisted the other, was forced off the pitch with an ankle injury in the second half.
Arsenal beat Sevilla again & 2 more big stories you might've missed
Arsenal beat Sevilla againLeandro Trossard and Bukayo Saka were on target as Arsenal defeated Sevilla 2-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday.Two fresh injury blow for Arsenal Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Bukayo Saka and TakehiroTomiyasu were injured during the 2-0 win over Sevilla in the Champions League.
Mikel Arteta confirms two new injury blows for Arsenal
Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Bukayo Saka and Takehiro Tomiyasu were injured during the 2-0 win over Sevilla in the Champions League. Speaking about Saka, he said: "It was just a kick and I was told by the physios on the radio that he wasn’t happy to continue so he will have some discomfort but hopefully, I want to assume that he will be ok.
CAPTURED: Jorginho's superb pass to Saka for Trossard's goal - Arteta rates him
After successive defeats, Arsenal returned to winning ways in style against Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday.Leandro Trossard and Bukayo Saka were on target as the Gunners edged closer towards the knockout stage.
SPOTTED: What Martinelli did after his beautiful assist for Saka - he was alone
Arsenal defeated Sevilla 2-0 in the Champions League thanks to goals from Bukayo Saka and Leandro Trossard. Gabriel Martinelli provided Saka with the assist for the second strike which sealed victory for the Gunners on Wednesday.
Mohamed Salah up for supporters' Player of the Year for 2023
Mohamed Salah is one of six nominees for the Football Supporters' Association Men's Player of the Year for 2023.The Liverpool forward who already won this prize twice in 2018 and 2021 will be up against the Man City duo of Erling Haaland and Rodri, as well as Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), Kieran Trippier (Newcastle) and Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa).
'Really odd': Mikel Arteta slammed for baffling tactics in West Ham defeat
Chris Sutton did not hold back in his assessment of Mikel Arteta's tactics in the second half of Arsenal's 3-1 defeat to West Ham United in the Carabao Cup. Writing on the BBC, the pundit remarked: "I found it really odd that Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta waited until his side were 3-0 down to West Ham before bringing on Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli and Martin Odegaard.
One stat Lamine Yamal beats all Europe's U-23 players at, he's better than Khvicha and Saka
Lamine Yamal is the best dribbler under the age of 23 in Europe’s top five leagues, as per a study done by CIES Football Observatory.Averaging 6 dribbles per game, the 16-year-old is comfortably ahead of big stars like Khvicha Kvaratskhelia and Bukayo Saka.
Arteta raises Partey injury concern & 2 more big Arsenal stories you might've missed
Arteta admits Partey injury concernSpeaking on Thomas Partey, Mikel Arteta said ahead of the Carabao Cup: “I think he will be out for weeks. I don’t know how long but he’s got another appointment today and we will see more after that.