List of Arsenal F.C. players

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The List of Arsenal F.C. players is evolving. The history of the team is created by its players.

Arsenal F.C.[1] is an English Premier League club in Holloway, North London.[2]

Players[change | change source]

First-team squad[change | change source]

As of 31 August 2017[3]
No. Position Player
2 France DF Mathieu Debuchy
4 Germany DF Per Mertesacker (captain)
6 France DF Laurent Koscielny (vice-captain)
7 Chile FW Alexis Sánchez
8 Wales MF Aaron Ramsey
9 France FW Alexandre Lacazette
10 England MF Jack Wilshere
11 Germany MF Mesut Özil
12 France FW Olivier Giroud
13 Colombia GK David Ospina
14 England FW Theo Walcott
16 England DF Rob Holding
17 Nigeria FW Alex Iwobi
18 Spain DF Nacho Monreal
No. Position Player
19 Spain MF Santi Cazorla
20 Germany DF Shkodran Mustafi
21 England DF Calum Chambers
22 France MF Jeff Reine-Adélaïde
23 England FW Danny Welbeck
24 Spain DF Héctor Bellerín
29 Switzerland MF Granit Xhaka
30 England MF Ainsley Maitland-Niles
31 Bosnia and Herzegovina DF Sead Kolašinac
32 England FW Chuba Akpom
33 Czech Republic GK Petr Čech
34 France MF Francis Coquelin
35 Egypt MF Mohamed Elneny

UEFA Reserve squad[change | change source]

As of 24 September 2017[4][5]
No. Position Player
37 Poland DF Krystian Bielik
39 England DF Tolaji Bola
43 England MF Josh Dasilva
44 Romania MF Vlad Dragomir
45 England DF Aaron Eyoma
46 France FW Yassin Fortune
47 Scotland MF Charlie Gilmour
49 England GK Ryan Huddart
50 Republic of Macedonia GK Dejan Iliev
51 England DF Chiori Johnson
53 Finland GK Hugo Keto
54 England GK Matt Macey
No. Position Player
58 England MF Marcus McGuane
59 England DF Tafari Moore
61 England MF Reiss Nelson
62 England FW Edward Nketiah
63 England DF Jordi Osei-Tutu
64 Spain DF Julio Pleguezuelo
65 England MF Ben Sheaf
69 England MF Joe Willock
70 United States MF Gedion Zelalem
90 England FW Emile Smith-Rowe
94 England MF Nathan Tormey

Former players[change | change source]

The "100 Club" is an honour given by Arsenal. It is to formally recognise retired players with over 100 league appearances. As of September 2016, 75 living players have been inducted with a further 26 automatically enrolled once they end their careers.[6]

David O'Leary has played the most games. Between 1975 and 1993, he played 722 times for the club.[7]

Thierry Henry has the goalscoring record. He scored 228 goals in all competitions between 1999 and 2007 and during a loan spell with the club in 2012.[8] The previous record was held by Ian Wright.

Famous former players[change | change source]

Bergkamp at the unveiling of his statue at the Emirates Stadium on 22 February 2014

Other pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. FC is an acronym. FC stands for "Footbal Club".
  2. Soccerway.com, Arsenal FC; retrieved 2012-7-8.
  3. "Squad: First team". Arsenal F.C.. https://www.arsenal.com/first-team/players. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  4. "Academy". Arsenal F.C.. https://www.arsenal.com/academy/players. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  5. "Arsenal - Squad". UEFA. http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/season=2018/clubs/club=52280/squad/index.html. Retrieved 24 September 2017.
  6. "The Arsenal 100 Club". Arsenal F.C. 30 September 2016. http://www.arsenal.com/news/news-archive/arsenal-launches-the-100-club. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  7. Fearon, Matthew (18 March 2009). "Dream Teams: Arsenal". The Independent (London). http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/news-and-comment/dream-teams-arsenal-1647069.html?action=Popup&ino=3. Retrieved 28 September 2009.
  8. "Thierry Henry Arsenal return would be a masterstroke – John Hartson". BBC Sport. 2 December 2014. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/30303133. Retrieved 21 July 2016.

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