Nickname - The Gunners.
Stadium - Highbury (capacity 38,500).
Manager - Arsene Wenger (since September 1996).
Honors - League champion 12 times (last 2004), defending FA Cup champion (nine times), League Cup twice (last 1993), Cup Winners` Cup once (1994), European Fairs Cup once (1970).
Last season - Runner-up and FA Cup winner.
New players - Alexander Hleb (VfB Stuttgart).
Departed players - Patrick Vieira (Juventus), Edu (Valencia), Jermaine Pennant (Birmingham), Stuart Taylor (Aston Villa), Danny Karbassiyoon (Burnley), Jeremie Aliadiere (Celtic, loan).
Prospects - Loss of Vieira will damage title chances.