Arsenal's Squad of 2016-17



  • 1 David Ospina - 28 y/o (GK)

    The Colombian joined Arsenal from Nice in 2014 and his contract expires in 2019.

  • 2 Emiliano Martinez - 24 y/o (GK)

    The Argentine joined Arsenal's youth team in 2010 and made his first-team debut in 2012. 

  • 3 Petr Cech - 34 y/o (GK)

    The veteran Czech joined Arsenal in 2015 coming from the rival, Chelsea, in a £10-million deal.

  • 4 Mathieu Debuchy - 31 y/o (RB)

    The French defender joined Arsenal from Newcastle United for £12-million and his contract expires in 2019.

  • 5 Kieran Gibbs- 27 y/o (LB)

    The English fullback is the longest serving player in Arsenal's squad. He joined the youth team in 2004 and became a first-team player in 2007. Gibbs' contract expires in 2018.

  • 6 Per Mertesacker - 32 y/o (CB)

    The German captain joined Arsenal in 2011 from Werder Bremen in a £10-million deal. Mertesacker's contract expires in 2018.

  • 7 Gabriel Paulista - 26 y/o (CB)

    The Brazilian joined Arsenal from Villarreal for £11.2 million in 2015 and his contract will expire in 2019.

  • 8 Laurent Koscielny - 31 y/o (CB)

    The French international joined Arsenal in 2010 coming from Lorient in a £10-million deal. Koscielny's contract expires in 2020.

  • 9 Rob Holding - 21 y/o (CB)

    Holding joined Arsenal in 2016 coming from Bolton Wanderers. His £2-million deal will expire in 2020.

  • 10 Nacho Monreal - 30 y/o (LB)

    The Spaniard fullback joined Arsenal from Malaga in 2013 for £8.3 million. Monreal's contract expires in 2019.

  • 11 Shkodran Mustafi - 24 y/o (CB)

    In 2016, the German international became the most expensive Arsenal defender after being sold from Valencia for £35 million. Mustafi's contract expires in 2021.

  • 12 Hector Bellerín - 21 y/o (RB)

    The Spaniard joined Arsenal's youth team in 2011 coming from Barcelona. Bellerin has a long-term contract with Arsenal that expires in 2022.

  • 13 Carl Jenkinson - 25 y/o (RB)

    Jenkinson joined Arsenal in 2011 coming from Charlton. His contract will expire in 2018.

  • 14 Aaron Ramsey - 26 y/o (AM)

    The Welsh joined Arsenal for £5 million after almost joining Man United in 2008. Ramsey's contract expires in 2018.

  • 15 Jeff Reine-Adelaide - 19 y/o (AM)

    Reine-Adelaide joined Arsenal's youth team in 2015 coming from RC Lens for a fee of 2.5 million euros. 

  • 16 Mohamed Elneny - 24 y/o (DM)

    The Egyptian international joined Arsenal in 2016 coming from FC Basel for an estimated fee of £6 millions. Elneny's contract expires in 2020.

  • 17 Granit Xhaka - 24 y/o (DM)

    The Swiss international joined Arsenal in 2016 coming from Borussia Monchengladbach for £33.8 million. His contract expires in 2021.

  • 18 Mesut Ozil - 28 y/o (AM)

    The German international became Arsenal's most expensive signing in 2013 when he transferred from Real Madrid for a fee of £42.5 millions. Ozil's contract with Arsenal expires in 2018.

  • 19 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - 23 y/o (RW)

    The English international joined Arsenal in 2011 coming from Southampton in a £12-million deal. Chamberlain's contract will expire in 2018.

  • 20 Santi Cazorla - 32 y/o (CM)

    The Spaniard midfielder joined Arsenal in 2012 coming from Malaga in a £20-million deal. Cazorla's contract will expire in 2017.

  • 21 Francis Coquelin - 25 y/o (DM)

    The French midfielder joined Arsenal's youth team in 2008 coming from Stade Lavallois. Coquelin's contract with the club expires in 2021.

  • 22 Alexis Sánchez - 28 y/o (LW)

    The Chilean joined Arsenal in 2014 coming from Barcelona for £35 million. He has since became a key part in Arsene Wenger's squad and his contract expires in 2018.

  • 23 Lucas Perez - 28 y/o (FW)

    The Spaniard joined Arsenal in 2016 coming from Deportivo La Coruna in a £17.1-million deal. Perez's contract will expire in 2020.

  • 24 Olivier Giroud - 30 y/o (FW)

    The French international joined Arsenal in 2012 coming from Montpellier in a £13-million deal. Giroud's contract with Arsenal expires in 2019.

  • 25 Theo Walcott - 27 y/o (RW)

    The English winger joined Arsenal in 2006 coming from Southampton for £9.1 million. Walcott's contract with Arsenal expires in 2019.

  • 26 Alex Iwobi - 20 y/o (LW)

    Jay-Jay Okocha's nephew joined Arsenal's youth team in 2004 and signed his first professional contract with the club in 2015 that was later improved in 2016.

  • 27 Yaya Sanogo - 24 y/o (FW)

    The French forward joined Arsenal in 2013 and has been loaned four times since then. Sanogo's contract with the club expires in 2017.

  • 28 Danny Welbeck - 26 y/o (FW)

    The English international joined Arsenal in 2014 coming from Manchester United for £16 million. Welbeck's contract with the club expires in 2019.