Arsenal has had a lot of great centre-backs over the years after the establishment of the club in 1886. When talking of great Arsenal defenders, the likes of Tony Adams, Steve Bould, Martin Keown, Kolo Toure and Sol Campbell come to mind. However, since Arsenal moved from the old Highbury Stadium to the Emirates Stadium in 2006, one man is worthy to be chosen as the best Arsenal defender of the new era.
Arsenal confirmed the signing of Ben White from English Premier League rivals Brighton Hove Albion for a reported fee of 50 million pounds. Ben White was linked with a move to top clubs after his performance for Brighton last won him the player of the year award for the Seagulls and also clinched a spot in the England squad for the Euro 2020 in which they finished second place.
Arsenal is one of Premier League's most successful clubs. Professor Arsene Wenger is probably their best manager of all time. The French director made Arsenal one of the best soccer clubs in the history. He helped them to capture the division's final unbeaten Premier League title.
Arsenal is in the middle of a major squad rebuild led by Spanish manager Mikel Arteta and his coaching staff. It is obvious that Mikel Arteta started his rebuild from Arsenal's backline. It is a huge improvement that Arsenal has moved from a backline that consisted of Skhodran Mustafi, Sokratis Papasthatopoulos, David Luiz, Laurent Koscielny (aged), Rob Holding and Konstantinos Mavropanos to a combination of Ben White, Gabriel Magalhaes, Pablo Mari, Rob Holding and potentially William Saliba.
Remember in 2016 when Arsenal football was in need of a good center back during Arsene Wenger regime as the club manager, many things happened during the summer transfer window that year. The quest of a new Defender made Arsene Wenger to sign Rob Holding for a fee worth €2 million from Bolton Wanderers in July 2016, many arsenal fans condemned Arsene Wenger for signing a player that is not experienced after his debut match against Liverpool which ended 4:3 in favour of Liverpool. Arsenal next match was against
Jens Lehman: The German international joined Arsenal from Borrussia Dortmund in 2003 and made 199 appearances in all competitions for the Gunners.He was among the Arsenal invincible squad during the 2003/04 season.
Roberts likely to stay with Leeds Leeds are keen to hold on to Tyler Roberts in the January transfer window unless they can sign a replacement for the 21-year-old, Football Insider reports. Koscielny reveals he tried to get Giroud to join Bordeaux Laurent Koscielny has revealed he tried to get Olivier Giroud to join Bordeaux in January while lifting the lid on the humiliating loss he suffered with Arsenal at the hands of Manchester United seven years ago. Man Utd receive Coman blow Bayern Munich will not let
As surprising as it may sound, some of the famous star football players that you and I know today, some of the great strikers(forwards) that we know today have revealed some of their secrets to the world. These strikers have revealed some of the toughest defenders they have ever encounter which in line I am gonna be sharing with you guys. Without further waste of time, lets quickly proceed. Here are 28 forwards and the toughest defenders they have ever faced 1. Andy Carrol (Toughest Defender: Gary Cahill) 2.
This article reveals the most expensive defenders aged 32 and older in history. Here are the top ten listed below: 10. Laurent Koscielny was bought by Bordeaux for €5.0 million in 2019/2020 season. 9. Fonte was bought by Dalian Yifang for €5.6 million in 2017/2018 season. 8. Colin Hendry was bought by Rangers for €6.0 million in 1998/1999 season. 7. Laurent Blanc was bought by Inter Milan for €6.0 million in 1999/2000 season. 6. Fabio Cannavaro was bought by Real Madrid for €7.0 million in 2006/2007
Ben White, formerly of Brighton, has signed a long-term contract with Arsenal. Before settling in with the Seagulls last season, the Gunners' new centre half had three profitable loan periods on the English football ladder. Last season, White put in a strong showing, appearing 36 times in the Premier League, and his outstanding performances earned him a spot in England's Euro 2020 squad.
One of the most saddening situations in the world of football has to definitely be the fast declining of superstar Eden Hazard. The Lille academy product is known as one of the world's greatest play maker, he was an absolute joy to watch. The playmaker wears on one of the greatest footballing numbers, number 10, the Belgian was once known as one of the greatest playmakers of all time. The former Chelsea playmaker completed his move to Chelsea in 2012 for a signing fee of £32 million and went on to win 2 Premier
Arsenal are one of the most prestigious clubs in the world. It is regarded as the pride of London, and has been known to be a classic club. The longest serving manager is Arsene Wenger who served the club for 22 years, and became the greatest manager The Gunners have ever had. The club has broken a lot of records and their most outstanding record broken was when they went a whole season unbeaten and won the league title in the process hence they are termed the "INVINCIBLES". There have been other records broken
Laurent Koscielny is a French professional footballer and captain of Ligue 1 club Bordeaux. Currently 35 years old, the footballer has spent the majority of his career playing at center back for the teams he has represented. Laurent Koscielny is most famous for his time at English premier league football club Arsenal whom he joined in 2010. He began his professional career with French club Guingamp in 2004, before signing for Tours and Lorient in 2007 and 2009 respectively. After joining Arsenal in 2010, he
Former Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has revealed that he tried to entice former team-mate Olivier Giroud from Chelsea in Summer to his current side Bordeaux. Embed from Getty Images Laurent Koscielny and Giroud spent six years together at Arsenal and help the side to win three FA Cups. They were also team-mates at the national level and unsurprisingly share a good bond. Giroud was linked over a move in Summer and as per the 35-year-old defender, he asked the striker over a transfer that time. Giroud at
After Alexandre Jankewitz was sent off on his Premier Debut against Manchester United, we take a look at some other players who were sent off on their Premier League debut. The Swiss youth international lasted just approximately 2 mins on his premier League debut. The youngster was sent for a high boot stamp on Scott Mctominay with his side going on to lose 9-0 in the match. Gervinho (Arsenal); The then new Arsenal signing was sent off in a 0-0 stalemate with Newcastle United. The Ivorian was involved in an
It is no more a story that Arsenal's Mesut Ozil has been totally disintegrated from Mikel Arteta's squad. The reason behind this action has been a gold everyone is digging. Various sportsmen have learned their voices concerning the disheartening situation. To ascertain the reason, most of Arsenal fans are divided as per no definite reason can be held on to for Ozil's absolute omission from the team. To come close, some Ozil's former team mates have defined Ozil as a professional individual who is also respectful
The Ligue 1 has always been a competition which many viewers seem to address as a “one-sided” league. But, the league overall has been known to produce many exceptional and talented players. Here we take a look at how the top 10 Ligue 1 clubs are ranked based on their market values: 10) Girondins Bordeaux – €94.55 million A club that once used to contend for the Europa League places has now become a team that is satisfied with top half finishes. The club with the likes of Josh Maja, Laurent Koscielny
KOSCIELNY FINALLY APOLOGISES FOR THAT ANNOUNCEMENT CLIP Former Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny has opened up on his controversial exit video that left many Arsenal fans furious last year. The announcement clip showed the defender removing his Arsenal shirt to reveal a Bordeaux one underneath, and was branded disrespectful by a number of ex-Arsenal stars. With a year left on his contract, Koscielny opted to force through a return to his native France, bringing his nine-year stay at the club to a rather bitter
Arsenal fans have continued to question Mikel Arteta's decision to leave Mesut Özil out his squad for the 2020-21 season. It's been reported that the 32 years old has been omitted from the Gunners Premier League 25 man squad as well as their Europa League clash. Although, Özil is Arsenal highest paid player as he currently earns 350,000 pounds per week. It's been reported that he's deal will expire in 2021 and he seems set to see out his contract at the Emirates stadium. The latest to react to his ongoing
Koscielny reveals he tried to get Giroud to join Bordeaux Laurent Koscielny has revealed he tried to get Olivier Giroud to join Bordeaux in January while lifting the lid on the humiliating loss he suffered with Arsenal at the hands of Manchester United seven years ago. Koscielny's nine-year stay at Emirates Stadium came to an end when he completed a €5 million move to Bordeaux in August 2019. The France international appeared in over 350 games for Arsenal in all competitions, helping the club win five