- Current club: Arsenal
- Date of Birth: 9 June 1988
- Birthplace: Kalamata, Kalamata, Peloponnese, Greece
- Position: Centre back
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Sokratis Papastathopoulos’s message for Arsenal teammate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
has been superb for Arsenal since he moved to the North London outfit from Dortmund in January 2018 for a transfer fee reported by BBC Sport
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Arsenal will be aiming to register their first Premier League win since the international break when they entertain Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.
Arsenal will be aiming to return to winning ways in the Premier League when they tackle Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
Arsenal will be aiming to bounce back from the recent defeat against Liverpool when they entertain Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
Arsenal are reportedly willing to trigger the £31m release clause of Roma's Kostas Manolas as they aim to bolster the central defensive department.
Arsenal make the trip to the Mestalla for tonight's Europa League showdown against Valencia. The Gunners are holding a 3-1 advantage after the first leg at the Emirates Stadium but they still face a tricky test amid their recent woes on their travels.
Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos has suggested that he could pursue a fresh challenge elsewhere when his current contract with the club expires.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has highlighted that Shkodran Mustafi has not suffered any long-term injury during the recent Premier League clash against Manchester City.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery has reportedly earmarked Torino defender Nicolas N'Koulou as his sole target to strengthen the squad during the current transfer window.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has indicated that the club hold no interest in securing the signature of defender Gary Cahill from Chelsea this month.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has confirmed that Shkodran Mustafi had sustained a minor recurrence of his hamstring problem during the 4-1 league triumph over Fulham on New Year's Day.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has admitted that the club may spend on a new central defender in the New Year with Rob Holding sidelined for the rest of the season with a serious knee injury.
Arsenal have the chance to extend their unbeaten run to 20 matches in all competitions when they take on Manchester United on the road on Wednesday night.
Arsenal have received a timely boost on the injury front with club-captain Laurent Koscielny returning to competitive action with the Under-23s after an extended absence.
Arsenal are reportedly planning an approach for Juventus defender Medhi Benatia when the transfer window reopens at the turn of the year.
Arsenal will be aiming for their eighth victory on the bounce when they make the trip to Azerbaijan to face Qarabag in the Europa League tomorrow.
Arsenal will seek to extend their two-match winning run in the Premier League when they face Newcastle United on the road on Saturday afternoon.
Arsenal will be aiming for their first points of the Premier League campaign when they entertain West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium this afternoon.
Arsenal are reportedly seeking to beat Manchester United in the race to sign Jerome Boateng from Bayern Munich this month.
Arsenal have reportedly joined the likes of Everton and Liverpool in the race to sign Croatian defender Domagoj Vida from Besiktas this summer.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has dropped five players from the Gunners' 25-man squad which has travelled to Singapore for the International Champions Cup.