Upon arrival in North London, Nuno Tavares’ signing was viewed as a major coup for Arsenal considering the wealth of interest in the full-back. “He will provide strong back-up in the left-back position,” said technical director Edu before adding: “We look forward to him growing and developing with us and becoming an important member of the first-team squad.” [Sky Sports]
A flat Arsenal had little spring in their step against West Ham but grace is hardly a necessity when attempting to clear the hurdles that stand between Mikel Arteta’s side and a place in the top four. “In England you say win ugly,” the manager said, with a hint of pre-permascowl Mourinho. “But I am extremely happy to see a team win ugly.” They have taken another precarious step towards a coveted Champions League spot, owing to fine defensive and unlikely goalscoring displays from Rob Holding and Gabriel Magalhaes, but there can be no mistaking that a West Ham side...
Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount delivered a four-word expletive message to Arsenal defender Nuno Taveres during the Blues' 4-2 loss at Stamford Bridge. An Eddie Nketiah brace and goals from Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka sunk Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea. During the match, Mount let his frustrations be known as he...
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta wants to see a reaction from youngster Nuno Tavares after he was hooked midway through Monday's 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace.
Mikel Arteta has called on Arsenal defender Nuno Tavares to "embrace the challenge" of replacing Kieran Tierney with the Scotland international likely to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. The full-back did not play in Arsenal's 3-0 defeat to Crystal Palace on Monday night after reporting...
Arsenal legend Ian Wright has fired a warning to Nuno Tavares after he reacted badly to being substituted by manager Mikel Arteta in yesterday’s FA Cup defeat to Nottingham Forest. The Portuguese left-back didn’t have the best game as Arsenal were surprisingly dumped out of the cup by the...
A stodgy first half at the Emirates Stadium was memorable for the unusual sound that could be heard when Nuno Tavares received the ball a few minutes before the break. In an unexpected twist on the customary demands of players to strike the ball towards goal, a significant number of Arsenal supporters instead implored their left-back to refrain.
There will be plenty of analysis behind Arsenal's recent defensive improvements, but for Nuno Tavares it's quite simple: "We like to defend." It shows too and he's not the first Arsenal player in recent weeks to talk about the club's thirst for keeping the goals out, something we may not have associated with the Gunners in recent times.
The signing of Nuno Tavares from Benfica was not highly acclaimed by Arsenal fans, especially as he is only 21 years-old and his price of just 7million didn’t excite Gooners very much. Furthermore, we were told that he would be initially utilised as a backup to the excellent young Scotsman...
A number of Premier League clubs were in action on Sunday, including Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham and Crystal Palace
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta was pleased with Nuno Tavares’s scoring debut in the 2-2 friendly draw with Rangers at Ibrox. The 21-year-old Portuguese left-back, signed from Benfica last weekend, levelled in the 23rd minute with a drive from close range after Gers defender Leon Balogun had opened the scoring in the 14th minute with a header from a James Tavernier corner.
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Arsenal have signed Benfica left-back Nuno Tavares on a long-term deal, the north London club announced on Saturday. ESPN reported last month that Arsenal were in talks to sign Tavares. The club said the 21-year-old defender will be viewed as a back-up option to left-back Kieran Tierney, who signed a new long-term contract with the club last month.
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Arsenal have signed Benfica left-back Nuno Tavares in a deal worth about £8m. The 21-year-old, who played against Arsenal in the Europa League last season, is the Gunners' first signing of the summer. He made 25 first-team appearances for the Lisbon club and also been capped for Portugal Under-21s. "He...
The 21-year-old defender becomes the Gunners' first signing of the summer. Arsenal have signed Portugal Under-21 full-back Nuno Tavares from Benfica for £7m ($9.7m). The 21-year-old, a graduate of Benfica's youth system, has signed a five-year deal to become the Gunners' first signing of the summer. He is currently in...
Arsenal have finally announced their first senior signing of the summer, with the confirmation on the official Arsenal website that Nuno Tavares is now a Gunner. The Gunners Technical director Edu said: “Nuno is a talented young player who was wanted by a number of clubs across Europe. He will provide strong back-up in the left-back position. We look forward to him growing and developing with us and becoming an important member of the first-team squad.”
Following the Gunners' acquisition of the 21-year-old, Goal looks at the players from the continent who have shone for the club. The 21-year-old became Arsenal's first signing of the summer after completing a £7 million move from Benfica on Saturday. Tavares is of Cape Verdean descent and he is still...