A Christmas Cracker for Arsenal Fans

Happy Christmas Gooners.

Since the departure of Alex Song to Barcelona, Arteta has got a new role as sole defensive midfield pivot and he has been simply outstanding. The team are playing superbly so far this season and are looking like they could finally end the seven year wait for a trophy.

On top of that, check out his wife!!

Lorena Bernal is an actress and model born in Argentina. The 31-year old of Basque origin was the winner of Miss Spain in 1999 and has appeared in international films and TV programmes including CSI Miami. She has done lots of work in Spain but has put her career on hold for now.

This summer, the couple celebrated the birth of their son Daniel and they also have another boy, three year old Gabriel. Lorena has stated that she will return to work, but not until Mikel’s football career is over.

Arsenal fans obviously want to see Arteta playing for many years to come, but we wouldn’t mind seeing a bit more of Lorena either so perhaps we could persuade her to come out of her early retirement?

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87 thoughts on “A Christmas Cracker for Arsenal Fans

  1. tfemi

    Merry christmas everyone nice article but I think we want to hear more transfer news

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  2. Arsenal till I die

    Merry Christmas to all the gooner who celebrates Christmas. Have a wonderful one!

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  3. Matt C

    “The team are playing superbly so far this season and are looking like they could finally end the seven year wait for a trophy.” Are you sure you’re watching the same Arsenal? Sounds more to me like you’re talking about Barcelona

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  4. Gunned

    @ADMIN.
    Do u hve sum transfer news(not stupid rumours)? Coz der’s nt much time left for Jan 1st, nd if Wenger signs sum1 he wll do it in the first week of Jan. So,plz keep us updated nd surrounded by sensitve trnsfr news.

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  5. Gunned

    Acc to Goal.com, Arshavin is moving to Reading in a fee of around 5m. Inter Milan nd West Ham r fightng for Chamakh.

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  6. ooooooo

    Screw signing her, wenger SIGN DANIEL, he may be just a few days old but he already has potential.

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  7. 9jagun

    News coming in from Canal + says Demba ba to sign on the 1st Jan

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  8. Segun

    She’s pretty and Arteta’s a lucky man. As for the article -> vain and pointless.

    Arshavins on his way to Reading.

    Djourou’s of’f to Napoli.

    Chamahk’s on loan to Westham.

    Arsenal and Zaha have agreed personal terms but a fee’s yet to be agreed.

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  9. Segun

    Also, Arsenal are on the verge of signing Adrian Lopez after Athletico move for his replacement Iago Aspas of Celta Vigo.

    I don’t like this deal.

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  10. Greg

    She is just truly lovely!what a way to put a smile on a gunners face on this blessed Christmas morning thank you!merry xmas to all my fellow gunners!

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  11. Olarayz (@11Rayz)

    What’s Ramsey still doing at Arsenal? The clueless guy needs to be sent out on loan to a championship club where he can really improve… Arsenal is not a training ground for any player, Ramsey isn’t just Arsenal quality!

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  12. Santi claus

    Mate shut up about Ramsey he’s just signed a new contract like he’s gonna get sent out on loan wenger rates him highly just need to get off the boys back and get behind him his an arsenal player so show some respect

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  13. landi

    do you guys remember benayoun ? really miss him, never did he perfome bad, could really use him now.

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  14. owens

    El sharaway to arsenal?..do u think a.c milan are FOOLS..anyways merry christmas mates..just prepared a crap meal which i cant eat.

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  15. vinie2000

    Yes…ramsey out on loan…that will give him more steel and pace as my 6 years old tortoise is faster than him..If wilshere went to bolton on loan and helped him ,why not ramsey? He doesnt have more potential than Jack and he willingly went out on loan..send him to reding or southamton..even QPR..
    Get M’villa and llorente for my xmas resolution wenger..get rid of the dead wood too..

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  16. auzy

    Sagna and ateta’s are beautiful but my 1 is gorgeous so l should b playing in the same side as them

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  17. gunner

    BOB you perv, don’t you have a wife.
    instead you go and stare at other people’s wives.
    you are treating women like a trophy, they are not there just for men to feed on her beauty but she’s a human being. TREAT HER LIKE ONE.

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  18. gooner sass

    Merry xmas fellow gooners, n a properous new year full of good football n and trophy rewards, cl of course. Stay safe

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  19. Invincibles nice (1)

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  20. Machine-Gunner

    An article with good intention, but cmon man. If u ddnt have anythng to write then u shudnt have made the effort. Hu ever monitors the article being put on this website plz sort it out. She’s not gonna win us a trophy, her husband is.

    Dissappointing.

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  21. true goon

    Arteta’s been superb?We’ve been outstanding?,hmmm.i think you’ve had 1 to many christmas sherrys

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  22. Invincibles nice (1)

    I think someone on hear is going to have to come up with a good topical article for the rest of us to debate on, wheres leo maybe he can throw out a few new names we havnt heard about, or a source throwing up a shock move.

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  23. leo

    @Invincibles nice(1) yeah have one rumor that souds have agreed terms with snjeider acc to an italian journalist as far as arsenal goes the demba ba news is rumors nothing concrete wenger is looking at all options his first one is said to be llorente followed by alvaro negredo of sevilla & then adrian lopez ba is on the list but only if he can’t get others alvaro negredo & adrian lopez looks likely or favorites lopez inclusion will depend on theo’s exit

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  24. Mowember

    Hey bob we dont want to see the material you used last night lmao.

    Totnum almost signed sneijder. And chelsea are interested in ben arfa i think he wants a move as he said in the summer, wenger should sign him instead of zaha. Ben arfa got messi esque skills and dribbles.And he is a great crosser of the ball man giroud would head 20 goals in. Wenger there are players on the market just dont buy talent anymore please we do have to face bayern

    And i think adrian lopez would be good signing cause he is a player we dont have yet in our starting eleven a quick small striker with technical ability dont want ba.

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  25. leo

    arsenal will try to offload squid & djorou & will try to sign m’biwa or Fernando Amorebieta of bilbao who is available for around 6-8m

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  26. leo

    snjeider to spuds never gunner happen he is on 200 a week enough said last i heard psg/city wanted him spuds ain’t got a chance

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  27. Mowember

    @leo Yes but the transfer fee is around 9 millio pounds so his salary wont be a problem,, yes if the fee was higher plus his salary it would have been difficult but totnum are strengtening. Wenger cant come up with zaha we want bigger players that can bring it now not in 3 years.

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  28. Gunnerineverylife

    @Mowember Sneijder to tottenham is impossible,even though his fee may be 9m he wont agree for a wage less than 150k and bale is at 70k at spurs,if sneijder gets that then bale would definitely ask for atleast 120k,then defoe,then walker,kaboul and so on and IF,its a big IF levy really gives them all those salary then Tottenham will be next Portsmouth,oh wait actually Sneijder coming to Spurs wont be so bad for us.

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  29. Gunnerineverylife

    From what I have read Zaha has already agreed to sign for us,we are definitely interested in Villa and he too wants to come,us bidding for Demba Ba is just a rumour,have not read anything about us trying to sign a DMF.

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  30. landi

    FIFA 13 HELP!!!
    in carrer mode i cant change team? i never get any offers and i have been playing for some seasons and with other teams aswell but never get any offer? i got from international but not from any other teams? what should i do? please help me im getting pissed

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  31. haywill

    TO ADMIN:

    well, i think we should post pictures at the other articles too, like this one. that will make this site more interesting.

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  32. leo

    @gunnerineverylife zaha to arsenal done deal said by afcamden & established 1886 as far as cdm goes we are interested in kevin strootman acc to john cross & we are also interested in isco replacement for arshavin if we can’t get him arsenal wants iago aspas of celta vigo (deal involving park could happen)

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  33. Gunnerineverylife

    @leo that new AFCAMDEN account seems fake,he has not followed anyone like Geoffarsenal and his other friends,Geoffarsenal,th14renato,darrenarsenal1 and established1886 are trustworthy.

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  34. leo

    hope zaha news is true he is a great talent will get better at afc he is a arsenal fan why can’t arsenal complete the deals lfc have already signed sturridge what are they waiting for

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  35. Super kurt

    Playing well??? Win a trophy??? Lol what arsenal have u watched this season

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  36. justinho

    At least Arteta’s not a bad looking bloke. Some players are pig ugly and manage to score just because of their fame (few have personalities either). Wouldn’t mind throwing his missus around the bedroom this Xmas.

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  37. john 3:16

    Thumbs UP for Usmanov and Dein

    Thumbs DOWN for Kroenke and Gazidis

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  38. leo

    Balotelli: “I’m gonna order a pizza 5mins before midnight on 31stDec, when they arrive to deliver I’ll say, I ordered this thing a year ago”

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  39. youngold gunner

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  40. femi

    Admin please is this just arsenal.com or just pornograhy.com? We don’t need such pix here

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  41. BPAix

    llorente soldado or negredo?
    spanish media thinks llorente is the best of them..

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  42. Gunner11

    Please don’t make this site like the daily mail. I’m a woman and I come here everyday for Arsenal news and debates not wags thank u.

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  43. Zak

    The only NUFC player I wan is Ben Arfa. I’m fed up of being linked with Demba Ba because he’s cheap and we need a striker. Even if hes having a decent season it’s still not ambitions if we sign him. Knowing our luck his knee would give up.

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  44. Samuel Edet

    Mary Xmas to all Arsenal fans but all I want is transfer news
    I welcome the news about Ba but let it be real and some other signings.

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  45. JStarr

    I tell you what..if Utd pull off the Ronaldo deal we will need Cavani or Falcoa to compete :(

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  46. Gigi

    Well MIkel has surely had a Mary (I mean Lorena) Christmas, so hope all gooners aroud have!
    Merry Xmas all!!

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  47. artillery1

    Haaaaaaaaaa, Sign Cavani sign Sharawaay sign Huntelaar sign Lorente , etc etc etc!

    Y u all speaks so shit??????????

    How many times i have to tell, We need DIABY or His replacement, rest Of squad is perfect!

    From Wenger point of View, We may just go to replace DIABY or may get him back fit!

    Wenger never accept stars, he want to produce his Own!
    so Forget about top player signings!

    Just Replace Arteta wid Coquelin, n U vl get Ur AFC back!
    stupid peoples, out of Position players Ruined us This season!
    RAMSHIT SHITTINIO n ARTETA!
    Arteta is gud in attacking Field, so he must Return from where he belongs!
    Ya give me thumb down U sticky fans, never want change n never realize truth!

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  48. Gunnerineverylife

    I cant browse articles in my cellphone,I can browse the home page but I cant browse the articles,it says the page is unavailable or something like that.What browser do you all use on your cellphone?

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  49. Gunnerineverylife

    @artillery1 so replacing coquelin with arteta will get our old AFC back?Bullsh*t.

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  50. leo

    we need a new cdm agree with @gunnerineverylife coquelin is worse than arteta capoue/strootman/waynama/anyone + the sun says we have 30m to spend with nani & ba as our target so day by day our transfer money is coming down last time i checked it was 40m now it’s 30 next there will be no money greedy board

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  51. Jonathan

    Hey Gooners!
    I hope that we will sign Zaha,Holtby and Diame.
    we need someone like Diaby in midfield, sad to say this but our midfield in defence is what has ruined this season.
    diame and holtby are bargains 4&6 million and Zaha cause he’s a great talent and we need a winger. Diame role is obvious and holtby can play where cazorla is and on either wing. and by buying two players that are wingers wenger is showing walcott that he has a place through the middle and that will make him sign da ting!!!!!!!!!!!
    and ofcourse offload deadwood, replace santos,djourou, fabianski, loan out Coquelin.
    EQUALS great squad!!!!!! Possible starting options

    szczesny mignolet
    sagna kos ver gibbs jenks mer ??? ???
    diaby diame
    wilshere cazorla rosicky/arteta/ramsey
    holtby walcott podolski OX/zaha giroud gervinho

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  52. Ali

    ‘We’ve been outstanding and look like ending the seven year trophy drought?!? We’ve finally got some momentum going but, lower your expectations and raise your standards mate. Merry Christmas Gooners! Hope we can continue the form post Christmas and challenge the Manchester Clubs and Cheski.

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  53. sKeeza

    @ Leo

    AFC_CAMDEN is a fake account! I’d avoid using what he writes!

    Morning news I’ve come across is that arsenal qpr and spuds are closely watching m’vila
    Also we were watching cuenco but that now seems to have faded as he is likely to join Valencia due to wanting to stay in Spain.

    Ba is just whoring himself about, as most players who seem to want to go mention arsenal as a stepping stone, he is flirting with psg and us as a come get me plea!

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  54. jumper

    @bob plz stop posting pictures like these on this website..its shameful.imagine u are loyally working for a company and u are one of its most recognised employees and some one keeps ur wife’s picture such as the one YOU kept on a website how would u feel? i am sorry if i am being harsh or naive…but its a disrespect to arteta…ANYWAY BELATED MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE..the second pic is nice thou..hope the little ateta can come through arsenal ranks one day

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