The full list of players leaving Arsenal Football Club through expiring contracts has been released and none of the names are really surprising, as it’s been known for quite a while, but what’s certain is that Arsenal are seriously having a clear out this summer, leaving room to improve the squad rather than use up important squad places on players you will never see play for Arsenal again.
The full list is; Arshavin, Bihmoutine, Charles-Cook, Denilson, Eastmond, Hajrovic, Henderson, Meade, Oldfield Spence-Neita, Rees, Roberts, Shea, Squillaci, Watt. .......Read the full article here
Benik Afobe. A player which both Arsenal fans and manager Arsene Wenger once had very high hopes for, but now he seems to be nothing more than the other Arsenal youth players that struggle. His continuous loan deals and struggles with fitness look set to make him the next in line for the failed youth players, which is now rising to an extraordinary amount. .......Read the full article here
In light of what Roy Hodgsen said about the lack of English footballers playing in the Premier League, Arsene Wenger spoke about the English talent he had in the Arsenal ranks. Wenger told Arsenal.com about the English divisions that implicate upcoming talent as well as the understanding that all the players want to play in the best league, suggesting that if all the highest quality of players are of different nationalities to English then its inevitable that there will be a decline in English players at the best clubs. However Wenger did make a very important point about English talent and the future. .......Read the full article here
It is not just the current Arsenal team that is troubled by ongoing injury problems, it seems that the up-and-coming youngsters are also suffering this season, and the two Arsenal players on loan at Colchester United have destroyed the form of Joe Dunne’s team.
Eastmond had to return to Arsenal this weekend after breaking his metatarsal in training on Friday, and Sanchez Watt earlier returned with a serious hamstring injury. Dunne is extremely angry that the team is useless without his Arsenal loanees.
Colchester were toothless in the 2-0 defeat at home to Oldham this weekend, and Dunne’s anger turned into a rant at the U’s team. He said: “We’ve lost Craig for good. .......Read the full article here
It is being reported that League One outfit Sheffield Wednesday have made a move for Arsenal youngster Sanchez Watt on a loan deal until the end of January.
The 20-year-old winger has been in blistering form for the reserves so far this season and was recently rewarded with fresh terms. Watt is held in high regard at Arsenal and is hoping to break into Arsene Wenger’s first team this season. But knowing that it is highly unlikely, he is prepared to go out on loan and gain some valuable experience. .......Read the full article here