Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang  reacts to a missed chance during the Premier League match against  Manchester United  at Old Trafford. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

In the context of Mikel Arteta’s expansive answers, it was jarring to hear him suddenly stop short. And revealing. The Arsenal manager was trying to m(...)

Ainsley Maitland-Niles wants to be let go on loan from Arsenal to Everton and let his feelings be known on social media. Photograph:  Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Arsenal have suffered further embarrassment after Ainsley Maitland-Niles pleaded to be allowed to leave in an extraordinary outburst on social media a(...)

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta  has been in the job for 20 months, and there are times when it’s still not entirely clear what he’s trying to do. Photograph:   Adrian Dennis/AFP

On Sunday the Emirates Stadium will finally be at full capacity for the visit of the European champions, Chelsea. It promises to be a stirring, moving(...)

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta after his team’s defeat at the Brentford Community Stadium. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Mikel Arteta smouldered and in front of him, Arsenal wilted. A comprehensive defeat to exuberant newcomers, a clutch of experienced players absent and(...)