The Premier League is back, and Arsenal are preparing to take on Watford at Vicarage Road later today.
Both teams went into the international break with a draw. Arsenal coming back from 2-0 down to get a point from the north London Derby, while Watford gained their first point of the season by drawing 1-1 with Newcastle United.
The Hornets’ poor start to the season has seen them replace the outgoing Javi Gracia with former manager Quique Sanchez Flores, who will be taking charge of his first match since his return against Arsenal.
With domestic football back, there has been lots of news around the Emirates Stadium.
Here is the latest from the last 24 hours:
Alex Iwobi reveals the moment he knew he needed to leave Arsenal
Alex Iwobi has revealed the moment he knew he had to leave Arsenal and join Everton this summer.
The Gunners academy winger joined the Toffees in a £30million deal after 149 appearances in north London.
With Nicolas Pepe arriving in the club-record deal, Unai Emery deemed Iwobi was surplus to requirements when Everton came calling.
Iwobi has already hit two goals in the early days of his Everton career having worked his way in Marco Silva’s starting XI.
Unai Emery delivers Nicolas Pepe update
Unai Emery thinks Nicolas Pepe is making “perfect” progress as he adapts to life in the Premier League but he warned Arsenal’s record signing needs patience after his £72million move from Lille.
Pepe, 24, is yet to find the mark in his first four games for his new club but has looked dangerous in his early encounters with Premier League defenders, notably giving Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk as tough a challenge as many a forward have in recent years.
Indeed despite having started just two matches Pepe leads the Premier League in successful take-ons and already has an assist to his name following the 2-2 draw with Tottenham in the north London derby.
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Alexandre Lacazette sends message to Arsenal supporters
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette has broken his silence following his injury setback.
The Frenchman, who has netted two goals in three appearances so far this season, has been ruled out of this weekend’s Premier League clash against Watford at Vicarage Road.
An initial time-frame for his return is at some point next month.