10:06 AM EST, Fri December 09, 2022
Pain in the Arsenal 3 hours ago

3 reasons why Arsenal should target Cody Gakpo in January

Oranje is the new red. The worst fears of every Arsenal fan were realised on Tuesday when it was confirmed that striker Gabriel Jesus will be sidelined for a prolonged period after he successfully underwent knee surgery. His extended absence sounds alarm bells across north London and may force the club to explore the transfer […] 3 reasons why Arsenal should target Cody Gakpo in January - Pain in the Arsenal - Pain in the Arsenal - Arsenal News, Transfer Rumours, and Fan Community
Pain in the Arsenal 10 hours ago

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Only eight teams remain in the World Cup and we’ve got a full slate of sensational matchups ahead, including England vs. France and the Netherlands vs. Argentina. As we reach the most exciting portion of the tournament, you’ve got an excellent chance to win BIG thanks to DraftKings Sportsbook’s fantastic promo for this week: Bet […] World Cup Fans: Bet $5, Get $150 on ANY WIN in World Cup Quarterfinals With This DraftKings Promo - Pain in the Arsenal - Pain in the Arsenal - Arsenal News, Transfer Rumours, and Fan Community
Pain in the Arsenal 20 hours ago

Mikel Arteta hoping to have Emile Smith Rowe back “soon” after three months out

Mikel Arteta was all smiles after Thursday’s 3-0 victory over Lyon in the Dubai Super Cup and he said post-match that he’s hopeful of Emile Smith Rowe returning to action “soon”.  Smith Rowe played a key role in, well, saving Arteta’s job at one point but he’s barely featured this season and hasn’t played since […] Mikel Arteta hoping to have Emile Smith Rowe back “soon” after three months out - Pain in the Arsenal - Pain in the Arsenal - Arsenal News, Transfer Rumours, and Fan Community
Pain in the Arsenal 21 hours ago

Mikel Arteta’s Gunners remind us of their majesty in friendly win over Lyon

By the time Arsenal suited up to take on Lyon in a friendly dressed up to be a part of the ‘Dubai Super Cup’, 26 days had passed since we last saw the Gunners in action. Oh, how we’ve missed them! With ten first-teamers out of action due to their participation in the World Cup, […] Mikel Arteta’s Gunners remind us of their majesty in friendly win over Lyon - Pain in the Arsenal - Pain in the Arsenal - Arsenal News, Transfer Rumours, and Fan Community
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Arsenal 3 - Lyon 0: a good showing in Dubai

Arsenal 3 - Lyon 0: a good showing in Dubai

Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via The Gunners pick up where they left off. Arsenal downed Lyon 3-0 in their opening match at the Dubai Super Cup. The first teamers, who played about 65 minutes, were comprehensively better than their French opponents and played with the energy, precision, and cutting edge we’ve come to expect from Arsenal this season. Fabio Vieira, Eddie Nketiah, Marquinhos, and Martin Ødegaard played particularly well for the Gunners. Gabriel Magalhaes scored the opener for Arsenal off a corner and nearly had a second later in the first half...
Thursday Cannon Fodder: World Cup off day 2

Thursday Cannon Fodder: World Cup off day 2

Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Despair not, tomorrow the World Cup returns. Croatia take on Brazil and Argentina face the Netherlands. I’m intrigued by both matchups, more so by Argentina-Netherlands. Holland’s combination of stout defense and potent countering can cause problems for anybody. And Leo Messi is must-watch TV, he’s capable of creating a moment of magic anytime he touches the ball. I have a feeling A Seleção might run away with things — they’re really, really good. Then again, doubt Luka Modric at your own peril. Arsenal play a...
Pain in the Arsenal Dec 8, 2022

4 things to look out for as Arsenal compete in the Dubai Super Cup

It’s been a while, but Arsenal mark their unofficial return to action on Thursday as they take on Lyon in the Dubai Super Cup. The Gunners recently made the trip out to the Middle East for a warm-weather training camp where they’ll take on the French side and AC Milan in a pair of glamorised […] 4 things to look out for as Arsenal compete in the Dubai Super Cup - Pain in the Arsenal - Pain in the Arsenal - Arsenal News, Transfer Rumours, and Fan Community
Pain in the Arsenal Dec 8, 2022

How will Arsenal cope without Gabriel Jesus?

The 2022 World Cup has been a good watch, but Gabriel Jesus’ injury leaves a sour taste Arsenal’s ever-sprinting number nine – the one who has helped to change this team in unforeseeable ways from last season to this present one – will be out for several months – as per multiple outlets – after undergoing successful […] How will Arsenal cope without Gabriel Jesus? - Pain in the Arsenal - Pain in the Arsenal - Arsenal News, Transfer Rumours, and Fan Community
Pain in the Arsenal Dec 7, 2022

Arsenal defender Takehiro Tomiyasu opens up on “disaster” World Cup performance

Takehiro Tomiyasu has spoken about his “disaster” performance in Japan’s World Cup loss to Croatia in the round of 16. The Arsenal defender, who will be re-joining the Arsenal team in Dubai for warm weather training, was part of the giant-killing Japan side that was eliminated on penalties just a few days ago after beating […] Arsenal defender Takehiro Tomiyasu opens up on “disaster” World Cup performance - Pain in the Arsenal - Pain in the Arsenal - Arsenal News, Transfer Rumours, and Fan Community
Pain in the Arsenal Dec 7, 2022

2 forwards Arsenal could target in January after Gabriel Jesus’ injury

Gabriel Jesus’ injury could force Arsenal into the striker market in January and there are two targets reportedly on their agenda. The club confirmed on Tuesday that Jesus underwent successful knee surgery but failed to provide a timescale on his return. However, the Brazilian striker will likely be out for a prolonged period, with some […] 2 forwards Arsenal could target in January after Gabriel Jesus’ injury - Pain in the Arsenal - Pain in the Arsenal - Arsenal News, Transfer Rumours, and Fan Community
Gabriel Jesus had damaged MCL, surgery successful

Gabriel Jesus had damaged MCL, surgery successful

Photo by Pablo Morano/BSR Agency/ And now, we wait. Any hope that Gabriel Jesus’ knee injury wasn’t as severe as feared has gone out the window. Arsenal report that the Brazilian striker had successful surgery to repair the damage and will soon begin his rehab. Yesterday, The Telegraph confirmed that the Arsenal striker had damage to his medial collateral ligament (MCL) and would be out for several months. It’s not clear what grade the MCL sprain is, but given the surgery and recovery timetable, it was at least a Grade 2 tear (partially torn) and could be Grade 3...
Pain in the Arsenal Dec 6, 2022

Gabriel Jesus to undergo knee surgery – set for lengthy spell out

The worst fears of Arsenal fans have been realised with reports emerging on Tuesday afternoon that Gabriel Jesus will indeed undergo knee surgery.  Jesus reportedly entered the World Cup with pain in his right knee but he opted to play through the pain throughout the group stage as he earned two substitute appearances and a […] Gabriel Jesus to undergo knee surgery – set for lengthy spell out - Pain in the Arsenal - Pain in the Arsenal - Arsenal News, Transfer Rumours, and Fan Community
Transfer Rumor: Arsenal linked with young Liga Portugal midfielder

Transfer Rumor: Arsenal linked with young Liga Portugal midfielder

Photo by Gualter Fatia/ Looking at the Vitória Guimarães SC prospect There are less than four weeks until the January transfer window opens. While Arsenal’s primary task will be how they handle Gabriel Jesus’ new injury, coming out of the World Cup break and sitting top of the Premier League there is a big opportunity to reinforce the squad. Beyond the need up top, the Gunners need to add depth in midfield and a center back, especially going into next season. The club has recently been linked with a young talent playing in Portugal’s top tier. Player: Ibrahima...
Pain in the Arsenal Dec 6, 2022

3 players linked with Arsenal in the January transfer window

Arsenal will again have their ideas and transfer plans ahead of the January window, but with Gabriel Jesus’ latest injury, those plans could be thrown in the bin. Given that Mikel Arteta’s side is flying right now and sits proudly on top of the Premier League, reinforcements could be coming in January. But who? Reports […] 3 players linked with Arsenal in the January transfer window - Pain in the Arsenal - Pain in the Arsenal - Arsenal News, Transfer Rumours, and Fan Community
Pain in the Arsenal Dec 5, 2022

Who are Arsenal playing over the festive period?

The 2022 World Cup knockout stages are well underway but, more importantly, the scent of Premier League football is growing stronger by the day. Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal will soon return to the training ground before flying out to Dubai for a warm-weather training camp. Games against Lyon and AC Milan have also been scheduled, with […] Who are Arsenal playing over the festive period? - Pain in the Arsenal - Pain in the Arsenal - Arsenal News, Transfer Rumours, and Fan Community