The Arsenal History. Next up was a Champions League visit to Olympiacos.Consecutive losses were on the cards for Arsenal, as they named a weakened 18-man squad ahead of vital Premier League games for … Squad Cost Season 2016 - 2017 This is third consecutive season Puma has supplied Arsenal with kits. [8] Arsenal beat the All Stars 2–1 on 28 July (July 29 BST), with a Joel Campbell penalty and a Chuba Akpom close-range finish coming either side of a goal from Didier Drogba. Favourite film: The Shawshank Redemption. The number 25 was chosen because it is the official squad size for the Champions' League. [CDATA[ Visit ESPN to view Arsenal squad and player information from all competitions, along with a season-by-season archive. [13] In a post match interview, Wenger confirmed that Mesut Özil, Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud would not be fit for the game against Liverpool in nine days, with the trio returning to training on 8 August due to their extended exploits at Euro 2016. A Jermain Defoe penalty helped the Black Cats get onto the scoresheet. Sánchez scored from the spot in the final minute of stoppage time to keep the three points in North London. Visit FOXSports.com to view the Arsenal roster for the current soccer season. After the morale-sapping defeat at White Hart Lane, the Gunners played host to Manchester United in a critical match at the Emirates Stadium. Kieran Gibbs / 4. Your browser will redirect to your requested content shortly. Despite various attacking exploits from either side in both halves, neither could not find a breakthrough in a fiercely-contested game, as it concluded 0–0. Granit Xhaka was then unusually sent off by referee Jonathan Moss and in stoppage time it got much more dramatic: in the 93rd minute Burnley were awarded a penalty through which Andre Gray scored. Fan of Arsenal, Robert Pires and most everything to do with rum and whiskey. In an end to end clash, Arsenal were denied a late goal from Özil due to an offside, and the match finished 0–0. Goalkeeper. In the next fixture against West Ham, three second-half goals from Mesut Özil, Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud gave Arsenal their first league win since February. Arsenal and Leeds United have released joint statements condemning online racist abuse aimed at both Nicolas Pepe and Ezgjan Alioski. [22], Following the international break, Arsenal resumed their Premier League campaign with a hard-fought 2–1 home victory over Southampton. [20] The deal proceeded Arsenal confirming the signing of German defender Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia on 30 August. Get players' names, positions, nationality, and more. This was undone however the following week when they lost 3–0 away to Crystal Palace who were fighting for Premier League survival. Arsenal Squad 2015-2016. Hislop: Arsenal's lack of leadership on display vs. Leeds Shaka Hislop says Arsenal are "rudderless" due to a lack of player accountability on the pitch. To rectify the decline, for the next match away to Middlesbrough, Wenger decided to change the formation to 3–4–3 which eventual champions Chelsea had been playing with for almost the whole season. On 10 January 2017, Jon Toral was recalled from his loan at Granada. Midway through the second half, Arsenal obtained the lead when a penalty-box rebound struck Marco Verratti, before PSG responded through a ricocheted Lucas header off Alex Iwobi 13 minutes from time as the game ended 2-2. 0. This list may be subject to change due to ongoing transfers. The draw was held on 12 December 2016, with Arsenal amongst the seeded teams (as group winners) drawn against one of the unseeded runners-up, Bayern Munich. The squad overview lists all player stats for a selected season. Quiz by ManUnited2351. [59] Four days later Arsenal played in the knockout stage of the Champions League against German giants and five-times European champions Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has brushed aside questions about whether he is concerned about the sack after the club endured its worst start to a season since 1981.... more » 23.11.2020 12:15 Power Ranking Every Player for Arsenal in 2016/17 Premier League Season 0 of 29 Alexis Sanchez has been one of the few Arsenal players to acquit themselves well this season. In the league, despite being in the title race in the first half of the season, their form collapsed in the second half of the season, with Arsenal finishing outside the top four of the Premier League for the first time since the 1995–96 season. [55] On 28 January Arsenal played in the FA Cup fourth round at Southampton and won 5–0. Alongside squad call-ups and actual games played, the page also lists information such as minutes played and goals scored. [28] Arsenal's final game of September saw them host Basel in the Champions League, which was the first ever meeting between the clubs in European competition. Arsenal started November with a Champions League game away to Ludogorets Razgrad. Sergio Agüero and Kelechi Iheanacho scored either side of the Arsenal goals. Previous article Ignore the wilfully stupid punditry + Arteta, Wilshere and Walcott. With Deyan Iliev (loan) and Emiliano Martinez both departing over the summer, the number of homegrown players in the Arsenal squad has dropped significantly from last season. All Quizzes. The result meant Spurs would finish above Arsenal for the first time in over 20 years. The 2016–17 season was Arsenal Ladies' 7th season in the Women's Super League, 25th season in the top flight, and the 30th season overall. Hector Bellerin. Create Account. 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