All the latest news from around the Emirates Stadium as Arsenal and Mikel Arteta prepare for Sunday’s Premier League encounter at home to Newcastle United.
It’s Saturday! The wait to see Arsenal back in action is almost over.
Tomorrow afternoon marks the return of Premier League football in N5 for the first time since the 1-1 draw with Sheffield United last month and the Gunners’ first game since drawing a blank against Burnley.
Since the trip to Turf Moor, Mikel Arteta’s squad have been in Dubai for a spot of warm-weather training where January loan signings Pablo Mari and Cedric Soares were integrated.
But it’s now the business end of the season. The north London outfit are in with a chance of winning two trophies as well as sealing a return to the Champions League following a three-year absence.
Although, it’s looking likely that they’ll have to win the Europa League in order to be at Europe’s top table once again as they currently trail Chelsea by 10 points which makes the Newcastle game essentially a must-win one.
With that said, here’s all the news from around the Emirates Stadium over the past 24 hours.
Pablo Mari blow
Pablo Mari’s Arsenal debut has been…