Chambers: Gunners goosebumps and singing to Champions League tune

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Calum Chambers was so overwhelmed by playing in the Champions League for Arsenal that he sung along with the stirring theme tune. Chambers, 19, a summer recruit from Southampton, had his first taste of mixing it with Europe’s elite against Besiktas and he says it was full of pride. He said: “It gave me goosebumps […]

Crock Wilshere to miss Arsenal’s Premier League clash with Burnley

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Jack Wilshere will miss Arsenal’s Premier League clash with Burnley at the Emirates tomorrow because of a knee injury. Arsene Wenger has confirmed that the Gunners star is out of the encounter against Sean Dyche’s because of a knee problem he picked up in training this week. But the good news is that the Arsenal […]

Wenger told to recruit the new Vieira to Arsenal by legend Pires

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Arsenal need to recruit a player in the mould of Gunners hero Patrick Vieira to challenge for top honours. That is the verdict of former winger Robert Pires as Arsenal head into their Premier League clash with Burnley at the Emirates on Saturday. Ex-France ace Pires believes Arsene Wenger’s side has a good look about […]

Alexis Sanchez’s cutting edge terrorises opponents, says Mikel Arteta

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Alexis Sanchez has been tipped to carrying on cutting through opposition defences. Arsenal skipper Mikel Arteta says Sanchez has the knife between his teeth and believes there is still more to come from the Chile World Cup star in a Gunners shirt. Sanchez, 25, goes hunting for more goals when Burnley visit the Emirates in […]

Wenger’s joy as Arsenal get the green light over Samba starlet Silva

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Arsene Wenger can finally call on the services of Samba starlet Wellington Silva to bolster his squad. Brazilian Silva, 21, is finally eligible to play for Wenger’s side after obtaining a work permit to prove his talent in England. Wenger snapped up Silva for £3.5million from Fluminense in 2010. But restrictions to his work visa […]

Double figures! Arsenal ace Wilshere reckons he can add goals to his game

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Jack Wilshere has set his sights on scoring at least 10 goals a season to make him a more complete midfielder for Arsenal. The Gunners are benefitting from a fully fit Wilshere this campaign after a long lay-off for the England man through injury Wilshere scored a stunning goal in the 2-2 draw at home […]

Arsenal ace Alexis Sanchez tipped to plunder more goals for the Gunners

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Alexis Sanchez has been tipped to keep rattling in goals for Arsenal as the season unfolds. Gunners attacker Sanchez grabbed a brace in the 2-0 win at Sunderland in the Premier League on Saturday. And Arsenal skipper Mikel Arteta says the Chile World Cup star is settling into the place of the top flight and […]

Arsenal get Debuchy boost and Gibbs cleared for Burnley clash

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Mathieu Debuchy is well on the road to recovery it would seem after the Arsenal right-back posted snaps on Twitter of him in the gym as he battles back to fitness. The Gunners star, 29, has been sidelined since September after sustaining an ankle injury in the 2-2 draw with Manchester City. With the rehabilitation […]

Barca outcast Pedro suits Arsenal perfectly, Wenger is told

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Arsene Wenger has been told that he will be acquiring a quality footballer if he splashes out on Barcelona’s Pedro. The Arsenal manager has been linked with a move for the Nou Camp star, 27, and could swoop for him in the January transfer window. And journalist Graham Hunter, an expert pundit on Spanish football, […]

Walcott’s return to Arsenal action a huge boost, says Wilshere

Theo Walcott may have to sacrifice his ambition to lead the line at Arsenal if Arsene Wenger signs Liverpool forward Luis Suarez.

Theo Walcott’s imminent return to action for Arsenal will give the Gunners a huge lift, says midfielder Jack Wilshere. Walcott is on the brink of a comeback for the first team after playing 45 iminutes in an under 21s game on Friday. And ahead of Arsene Wenger’s outfit’s Champions League trip to Anderlecht tomorrow, Wilshere […]

Mertesacker: Bellerin has chance to make the grade at Arsenal

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Per Mertesacker has backed young defender Hector Bellerin to cope with the demands of the Premier League when Arsenal host Hull next Saturday. Arsene Wenger could be forced to throw in the Spanish starlet, 19, for the clash with Steve Bruce’s outfit with Mathieu Flamini, Calum Chambers and Mathieu Debuchy all sidelined. And the big […]

Boost for Wenger as Arsenal ace Walcott nears return from injury

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Arsene Wenger has revealed that Theo Walcott is back in full training with Arsenal after nine months on the sidelines injured. The Gunners boss says it is a boost to have Walcott and midfielder Serge Gnabry fit again, and he hopes Aaron Ramsey and Mikel Arteta will be back soon. He said:  “Theo is not […]

Wenger reeling after France reveal Arsenal star Koscielny crocked

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ARSENE Wenger faces a new selection headache after Laurent Koscielny withdrew from the France squad for the international friendlies against Portugal and Armenia with an Achilles injury. It is believed that central defender Koscielny, 29, has been troubled by the problem for a while, prompting the Gunners boss to rest him in the draw at Everton […]

Arsenal hero Vieira almost joined Tottenham, claims Redknapp

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Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira almost signed for Tottenham, former Spurs boss Harry Redknapp has revealed. Former Gunners favourite Vieira is said to have discussed a proposed move to White Hart Lane with the then N17 manager before deciding to remain in Italy with Inter Milan in 2009. QPR chief Redknapp makes the claim in his […]

Blow for Arsenal as Ozil ruled out for three months with knee injury

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Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil has been ruled out for 10-12 weeks with a partial lateral collateral ligament tear in his left knee. The German playmaker was sent for a scan by national team doctors after reporting for international duty after playing 90 minutes in Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat to Chelsea. A statement posted on the German FA website read: “The […]

Wenger snubbed Bayern’s summer bid for Arsenal ace Ozil

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Arsene Wenger reportedly turned down a bid from Bayern Munich for Arsenal star Mesut Ozil this summer. Ozil has failed to fully live up to expectations since his £42million move from Real Madrid. And the Gunners boss is said to have had the chance to offload the Germany playmaker when Bayern inquired about signing him. […]

Wilshere bids to turn in more dazzling displays for Arsenal

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Jack Wilshere reckons he is nearing a return to his best form after a run of injuries left him frustrated on the sidelines. Gunners midfielder Wilshere, 22, turned in a decent display in the 2-0 defeat at Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. And he believes he can improve even more if he can […]

Szczesny vows to help Arsenal bounce back

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Wojciech Szczesny has vowed to redouble his efforts to help Arsenal bounce back from the 2-0 Premier League defeat at Chelsea. The loss to the Blues meant the Gunners dropped to eight in the league table and don’t get the chance to battle for more points until next weekend at home to Hull due to […]

Wilshere: Hazard magic wrecked our plans to see off Chelsea

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Jack Wilshere believes a sublime piece of skill from Eden Hazard wrecked Arsenal’s plans to snatch a result at Chelsea yesterday. Gunners midfielder Wilshere has admitted that he is disappointed after the 2-0 Premier League defeat at Stamford Bridge. He said: “It was frustrating and we’re disappointed. It was obviously better than last year’s result […]

Flamini so frustrated after Arsenal lose to Chelsea

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Mathieu Flamini has spoken of his frustration after Arsenal lost 2-0 at Chelsea yesterday in the Premier League. The defeat saw a frustrated Arsene Wenger push Jose Mourinho on the sideline after Gary Cahill’s awful tackle on Alexis Sanchez. Midfielder Flamini said: “There’s a lot of frustration because I don’t think we played that bad. […]

Rambo: Danny Welbeck can be goalscoring legend at Arsenal

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Danny Welbeck can become a goalscoring legend at Arsenal. Gunners team-mate Aaron Ramsey reckons the England striker can become a fans’ favourite after watching him hit a hat-trick in the 4-1 Champions League triumph over Galatasaray. It means Welbeck, 23, has scored four times in six games following his £16million switch from Manchester United on […]

Gibbs: Hat-trick hero Welbeck is an absolute animal for Arsenal

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Arsenal hat-trick hero Danny Welbeck played like an “animal” in the 4-1 demolition of Galatasaray in the Champions League clash last night. That’s according to Gunners team-mate Kieran Gibbs, who believes the England striker’s desire and graft earned him the first treble of his professional career. Left-back Gibbs said: “He was an animal for us. […]

Arsenal ‘dark horse’ for Champions League if Chambers gets new role

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Arsenal have been tipped as a dark horse to win the Champions League this season IF Arsene Wenger pushes Calum Chambers into midfield. Former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann reckons Chambers, 19, should be given the chance to protect the back four ahead of tonight’s Champions League clash against Galatasaray. Wenger must consider his options in […]

Wenger: My pride at 18 years as Arsenal boss

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Arsene Wenger marks 18 years as the manager of Arsenal tomorrow night when the Gunners host Galatasaray in the Champions League. And ahead of the showdown with the Turkish outfit, the Frenchman has spoken of his pride at being at the helm of the club. He said: “It’s a great honour and privilege to be […]

Giroud celebrates birthday with new £80k-a-week Arsenal deal

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Olivier Giroud, who turned 28 today, has reportedly penned a new £80,000-a-week deal at Arsenal. French striker Giroud is said to have extended his contract until 2018 on improved terms, although the Gunners are yet to officially confirm the news. Giroud is currently crocked and recovering from surgery after suffering a broken tibia in the […]