4pm Arsenal news: Ousmane Dembele goes AWOL, Danny Welbeck injury update, Good move for Juan MataNovember 9, 2018
MESUT OZIL has hinted he could spend the rest of his career at Arsenal.
Catch up on that and all the latest big Gunners news now, including the future of David Ospina.
NO SHOW DEM
ARSENAL target Ousmane Dembele has outraged Barcelona staff after going AWOL from training on Thursday.
While it was later unveiled that the Frenchman was suffering from gastroenteritis, the club are unhappy that he did not notify them of the illness.
DAN IN THE DUMPS
The England striker was stretchered off after falling awkwardly in the draw against Sporting Lisbon.
JUAN AND GUN
JUAN MATA has been linked with a move to Arsenal – and it would represent a good move for the Gunners and the Spaniard for more than one reason.
With Aaron Ramsey set to leave next summer, the Manchester United midfielder would be able to fill that hole while providing plenty of experience to the youngsters.
PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG let Arsenal down in the goalless draw against Sporting Lisbon – that is according to Martin Keown.
The former Arsenal defender believes the Gabon star is the closest thing the club have had since Thierry Henry, claiming he needs to push on.
The Frenchman believes the Chilean has lost his confidence and is not doing what he does best – taking initiative to dribble at players.
YEAR OF THE RAM
AARON RAMSEY is being targeted by Chinese Super League clubs as talks break down with Arsenal.
But the Welshman is free to talk to foreign teams from January, with Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid all interested.
The Arsenal star spent three years with the Spaniard during his time at Santiago Bernabeu.
NANI was on hand to console his former Manchester United team-mate Danny Welbeck as the England star received treatment on the pitch.
The Arsenal striker suffered a horror ankle injury as the Gunners were held to a goalless draw by Sporting Lisbon.
GET WEL SOON
The striker suffered a horror ankle injury during the Gunners’ draw against Sporting Lisbon on Thursday.
DANNY WELBECK was rushed to hospital after sickening ankle injury suffered in Sporting Lisbon draw.
The Gunners striker landed awkwardly following a header midway through the first half in the Europa League tie.
ARSENAL will not win the Premier League trophy this season, but have a chance next year – that is according to club legend Ray Parlour.
The Gunners have enjoyed a brilliant start to the campaign following the arrival of Unai Emery, currently on a 15-game unbeaten run.
JUAN TO WATCH
The former Chelsea midfielder netted the equaliser against Juventus on Wednesday, sparking a comeback from the Red Devils.
YA GUNNERS YA
MESUT OZIL has declared he could end his career at Arsenal – and could carry on playing until the age of 38.
The World Cup winner has impressed this season under Unai Emery, flourishing under the Spaniard with the Gunners chasing a top four place.
ARSENAL are ready to sell David Ospina to Napoli despite the Colombian’s impressive loan spell with the Italian club.
Ospina, 30, does not figure in Unai Emery’s Emirates plans following the signing of £22.5million Bernd Leno this summer.
ARSENAL have scouted Brazilian wonderkid Ramires six times as Unai Emery eyes a January move.
The 18-year-old, who takes his name from his fellow countryman and former Chelsea star, has netted nine times for Bahia this season with Atletico Madrid also interested.
UNAI EMERY has hinted that he could recall Reiss Nelson from his loan spell at Hoffenheim in January.
The 18-year-old has netted five times in Germany – with hints that he could return early and dive straight into the first-team.
MEHDI AND WAITING
The Moroccan centre-back is expected to leave Turin with the likes of Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci and Andrea Barzagli preferred.
MORE ARSENAL STORIES
The German has come under fire recently for his performances for club and country – but revealed that he only listens to his manager and team-mates.
NEXT BIG ST-EPE
ARSENAL target Nicolas Pepe has hinted he is ready to leave Lille — sparking a potential Gunners move for the winger.
The Ivorian, 23, has been tipped to join the Unai Emery revolution, but it could cost as much as £44million.
NACHO MONREAL will sit out of Arsenal’s Europa League test against Sporting Lisbonafter failing to return to fitness.
The Spanish defender has been suffering injuries for the past month but is back in training.
WEL IN DEMAND
The England international has struggled for game time at Arsenal – but local rivals Tottenham could join Crystal Palace and Wolves among his interested parties.
GOT TO DECIDE
Dangote, who is Africa’s richest man with an estimated fortune of£8.5billion, has never hidden his desire to take over the North London outfit one day.