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Latest Arsenal pictures as Thomas Partey and Aubameyang train before Europa League flight to Rapid Vienna

Latest Arsenal pictures as Thomas Partey and Aubameyang train before Europa League flight to Rapid Vienna

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Mikel Arteta put his Arsenal squad through their paces at London Colney on Wednesday before the Gunners set off on a trip to Austria. The Gunners kick off their 2020/21 Europa League campaign away to Rapid Vienna on Thursday night, and Arteta was busy working with the likes of Thomas Partey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the club's Colney training centre. While Arteta has plenty of options for the trip to Vienna, one player who is not available is Mesut Ozil, who has been left out of Arsenal's Europa and Premier League squads altogether. Speaking at his pre-match press conference on Wednesday, Arteta said he was willing to shoulder the blame for not getting the best out of the playmaker, who is the club's highest-paid player. ...
Ozil Dropped from Arsenal’s Premier League Squad.

Ozil Dropped from Arsenal’s Premier League Squad.

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Arteta rejected reports which suggested Ozil was omitted due to an internal rift over player pay cuts Mikel Arteta insists Mesut Ozil was dropped from Arsenal’s Premier League solely for “football reasons” and rejected reports which suggested Ozil was omitted due to an internal rift over player pay cuts.  Speaking at his press conference ahead of Thursday's Europa League Group B opener at Rapid Vienna, Arteta took full responsibility for Ozil's absence, but insists it was a call made purely for footballing reasons. "Everybody is free to express his feeling," he said. "What I can say from my side is that it is just a football decision. My conscience is very calm because I have been really fair with him. My level of communication with him has been real...
‘HE’S AMAZING’: ARSENAL YOUNGSTER SAYS ARTETA HAS TAKEN HIS GAME ‘TO THE NEXT LEVEL’

‘HE’S AMAZING’: ARSENAL YOUNGSTER SAYS ARTETA HAS TAKEN HIS GAME ‘TO THE NEXT LEVEL’

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Bukayo Saka spoke to England’s official YouTube channel about Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta. The teenager was brought onto the scene by Unai Emery last season, and he caught the eye instantly. Saka scored four goals and provided 11 assists in all competitions, and his performances earned him a new contract at Arsenal. Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (R) gestures with Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on June 25, 2020. (Photo by Mike Hewitt / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to...
Matteo Guendouzi Reveals Why He Missed Out On FA Cup Celebrations

Matteo Guendouzi Reveals Why He Missed Out On FA Cup Celebrations

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By Our Reporter Matteo Guendouzi wasn't around for Arsenal's FA Cup victory on Saturday evening, or the celebrations that came after, but the Frenchman is now enjoying his holidays. The midfielder was an important part of the Arsenal first team early in the season but hasn't played since his altercation with Neal Maupay at the end of the loss against Brighton back in June. He wasn't even in the squad for the win against Chelsea at Wembley in the final on Saturday and he's finally broken his silence, after not appearing in the post match celebrations. Posting on Instagram he put up a picture on his story from his holiday, and it looks pretty good in fairness. Despite the falling out with the manager, that has seen him miss out on the game and several matches prior, Mikel Art...