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Join Broadcaster and Arsenal fan Harry Symeou for news, debates, match previews, reviews & insight into the Premier League giants! COYG!

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Join Broadcaster and Arsenal fan Harry Symeou for news, debates, match previews, reviews & insight into the Premier League giants! COYG!

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English


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Merino 'close' to Arsenal move!

7/23/2024
On this edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses the reports from Spain claiming Mikel Merino is 'close' to joining Mikel Arteta at Arsenal. We'll also discuss Nketiah, Smith Rowe, Kiwior, Zinchenko, Tierney and take some of your questions from the live chat. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my Scouting Report on Riccardo Calafiori here: https://youtu.be/5whNabuLRS8 Watch my Scouting Report on Mikel Merino here: https://www.youtube.com/live/ic4eEaEwFI4?si=rM5K7N-V9QDGI0X- Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ 0:00 - Podcast opener 6:32 - Marseille progress in Nketiah pursuit 15:04 - ESR update 18:22 - Arsenal to listen to offers for defenders 21:05 - Comments from the live chat 25:56 - Mikel Merino 'close' to Arsenal move 32:48 - Q&A Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:10

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Arsenal's Tomiyasu problem! More Calafiori complications?

7/22/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses Takehiro Tomiyasu at length after it was revealed he has been left out of the squad travelling to the US due to a knee injury and could miss the entire pre-season. We also discuss the fact there's now a FOURTH club seeking to benefit from Riccardo Calafiori's transfer from Bologna to Arsenal. We'll talk Marseille's proposal to sign Eddie Nketiah, Nico Williams & the pre-season tour of the States. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Riccardo Calafiori here: https://youtu.be/5whNabuLRS8 Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ 0:00 - Podcast opener 3:20 - US Tour squad revealed 10:06 - Marseille want Nketiah on loan 17:03 - Williams dream over! 20:45 - Calafiori complications 24:56 - Tomiyasu injured again 36:23 - Your questions answered Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:21

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Where `will Calafiori play for Arsenal? | Setford announced | Gunners win first friendly!

7/21/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses where Riccardo Calafiori is likely to play for Arsenal once he completes his move to the club from Bologna. We'll also discuss the friendly win over Leyton Orient, Marseille's proposal for Eddie Nketiah, Tommy Setford reveals he's leaving Ajax and the club's plans to go back in for Wolves goalkeeper Dan Bentley. Plus, we'll take some of your questions and thoughts from the live chat. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Riccardo Calafiori here: https://youtu.be/5whNabuLRS8 Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:53

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Calafiori to Arsenal deal agreed!

7/20/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses the reaction to Chido Obi-Martin's imminent departure. It was revealed yesterday that he visited Man Utd's Carrington training facility and Fabrizio Romano has since reported Arsenal consider him as gone. Have the club done enough to try and keep him? Is there a problem with the way we operate our academy? We also react to the breaking news Arsenal have agreed a deal with Bologna to sign Riccardo Calafiori! Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Riccardo Calafiori here: https://youtu.be/5whNabuLRS8 Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ 0:00 - Podcast opener 2:30 - Chido Obi-Martin rant! 19:46 - Calafiori deal close! 30:39 - Q&A Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:47

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Arsenal make Pedro Neto contact! Chido Obi-Martin to join rivals?

7/19/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses all the latest Arsenal-related news. We talk Chido Obi-Martin's future, Emile Smith Rowe, our plans for the midfield & reports claiming we've made contact with Pedro Neto's representatives. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Riccardo Calafiori here: https://youtu.be/5whNabuLRS8 Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:29

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Arsenal to miss out on Nico Williams? Calafiori deal hits a wall!

7/18/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou brings you all the latest Arsenal news. We discuss the new away kit, Tommy Setford, Reiss Nelson, Nico Williams, Riccardo Calafiori and more! Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Riccardo Calafiori here: https://youtu.be/5whNabuLRS8 Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ 0:00 - Podcast opener 4:26 - Arsenal away kit review 9:12 - Setford deal close 11:36 - Nelson to West Ham 19:10 - Partey's future 25:17 - Arsenal to miss out on Williams 35:31 - Calafiori deal stalls 43:01 - Q&A Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:18

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Scouting Report: Mikel Merino

7/17/2024
The Scouting Report returns and today we focus on the Real Sociedad and Spain midfielder Mikel Merino who continues to be linked with a move to Arsenal. We'll discuss his career so far, his underlying metrics, what the eye test tells us and come to a conclusion with regards to whether he'd be a worthwhile signing and what his role might look like. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Riccardo Calafiori here: https://youtu.be/5whNabuLRS8 Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ 0:00 - Podcast opener 2:18 - The latest on Mikel Merino's future 5:33 - Merino's career so far... 10:30 - A statistical look at Merino 16:02 - The eye test 18:50 - My conclusion Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:48

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Mikel Merino to Arsenal for £20m? Fulham keen on Smith Rowe

7/16/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou talks Mikel Merino, is he on his way to the Arsenal? We discuss Fulham's bid for Emile Smith Rowe, Edu's plans for the window, two departures, when we can expect some key players to return and Gareth Southgate's resignation from his post as England boss. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Riccardo Calafiori here: https://youtu.be/5whNabuLRS8 Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ 0:00 - Podcast intro 3:21 - Gareth Southgate resigns as England boss 8:40 - International stars to begin returning 10:50 - Saliba honoured 12:40 - Lokonga & Tavares departures confirmed 13:44 - More Jorginho's & Trossard's 16:15 - Arsenal's interest in Merino 21:13 - Fulham fail with ESR bid 22:30 - Q&A Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:06

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Arsenal agree deal for Tommy Setford & Is it coming home?

7/14/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses David Ornstein's report in which it's said Arsenal have agreed a deal with Ajax for their 18-year-old goalkeeper Tommy Setford. We also preview the Euro 2024 final between England and Spain. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Riccardo Calafiori here: https://youtu.be/5whNabuLRS8 Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:51

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Still no Calafiori deal & Arsenal want Garcia!

7/12/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, we bring you the latest Arsenal transfer news. Harry Symeou talks Riccardo Calafiori, Joan Garcia, Dan Bentley, Sambi Lokonga and Nuno Tavares. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Riccardo Calafiori here: https://youtu.be/5whNabuLRS8 Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:45

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Calafiori deal in doubt?

7/9/2024
On today’s episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses the latest on Arsenal’s pursuit of Riccardo Calafiori. Could the deal be in doubt? We also talk Mikel Merino & Nico Williams. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Riccardo Calafiori here: https://youtu.be/5whNabuLRS8 Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:32

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Arsenal want Dan Bentley! Raphinha linked again...

7/8/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou reacts to reports linking Wolves goalkeeper Dan Bentley with a move to Arsenal, Raphinha, Mika Biereth, Nuno Tavares, Jakub Kiwior, Riccardo Calafiori and more. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Riccardo Calafiori here: https://youtu.be/5whNabuLRS8 Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:09

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Saka saves Southgate & England! Final Calafiori talks planned for next week!

7/7/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, we react to England's victory over Switzerland at Euro 2024. Bukayo Saka saved Gareth Southgate's side from a quarter-final exit when he equalised to force the game to extra-time. He then converted his penalty in the shootout, putting his demons to bed. We discuss his display, Declan Rice, the latest on Calafiori's proposed move to Arsenal, Joshua Zirkzee and Amario Cozier-Duberry's next club. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Amadou Onana here: https://www.youtube.com/live/AZMbdqDw2VE?si=vY0MYTHGo18IOFWy Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:52

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Arsenal in talks over Calafiori fee! Personal terms agreed?

7/6/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou brings you the latest on the club's pursuit of the Bologna defender Riccardo Calafiori, we also talk William Saliba's defensive masterclass versus Cristiano Ronaldo. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Amadou Onana here: https://www.youtube.com/live/AZMbdqDw2VE?si=vY0MYTHGo18IOFWy Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:00

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Scouting Report: Riccardo Calafiori

7/5/2024
The Scouting Report returns to TCOAG, Harry Symeou brings you his thoughts on Riccardo Calafiori, the Bologna and Italy defender being heavily linked with a move to Arsenal. What's great about him? Where does he still need to improve? Is he the right man to bolster Mikel Arteta's defensive unit further? We discuss all of the above and more on this episode. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Amadou Onana here: https://www.youtube.com/live/AZMbdqDw2VE?si=vY0MYTHGo18IOFWy Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:45

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Calafiori talks ongoing! Arsenal sign David Raya!

7/4/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses the latest on Riccardo Calafiori. Despite reports in Italy suggesting Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign the Bologna defender, there's still work to be done. We also talk David Raya after his permanent transfer to the club was announced. Plus, we talk Saka's new England role, Chido Obi-Martin and more. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Amadou Onana here: https://www.youtube.com/live/AZMbdqDw2VE?si=vY0MYTHGo18IOFWy Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:37

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Arsenal in pole position for Calafiori!

7/3/2024
On this edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses the latest on Arsenal's pursuit of Italy's Euro 2024 star Riccardo Calafiori. According to reports, the Gunners are in pole position to sign the defender and a deal is very much on! We also talk Sambi Lokonga's move to Sevilla and more. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Amadou Onana here: https://www.youtube.com/live/AZMbdqDw2VE?si=vY0MYTHGo18IOFWy Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:34

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Arsenal want Riccardo Calafiori

7/2/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses Arsenal's reported interest in Italy star Riccardo Calafiori, William Saliba, Joules Kounde, David Raya and more! Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Amadou Onana here: https://www.youtube.com/live/AZMbdqDw2VE?si=vY0MYTHGo18IOFWy Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:06

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Is Nico Williams the one? Rice criticised & Saka at left-back?

7/1/2024
We're back from the beautiful city of Düsseldorf! On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou reacts to England's dramatic victory in Gelsenkirchen over Slovakia, putting them through to the quarter-finals of Euro 2024 where they will face Granit Xhaka's Switzerland. We discuss Declan Rice, Bukayo Saka, Nico Williams and two Arsenal departures. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Amadou Onana here: https://www.youtube.com/live/AZMbdqDw2VE?si=vY0MYTHGo18IOFWy Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:51

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Is Saka an option for England at left-back?

6/26/2024
On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou reacts to the calls for Bukayo Saka to be deployed at left-back for England. We'll also react to the fallout from the 0-0 draw between Gareth Southgate's side and Slovenia. Support the podcast & access benefits by joining our Patreon page: https://patreon.com/thechroniclesofagooner?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Watch my latest Scouting Report on Amadou Onana here: https://www.youtube.com/live/AZMbdqDw2VE?si=vY0MYTHGo18IOFWy Follow Harry Symeou: https://www.instagram.com/harry_symeou/ https://twitter.com/HarrySymeou https://www.tiktok.com/@harrysymeou/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:38