Arteta calls for Arsenal to get tough ahead of crucial fixtures

Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta has called on Arsenal to get tough as they try to cling on to top spot in the Premier League. Arsene Wenger’s side face three crucial fixtures on the bounce when they face Liverpool at the Emirates in the league, Borussia Dortmund away in the Champions League and then go to Manchester United […]

Arsenal WON’T recruit new players in January, says Gunners legend

Alan Smith

Arsene Wenger will resist the temptation to bring in new players to Arsenal in the January transfer window. That’s according to former Gunners striker Alan Smith, who believes the Emirates manager faces a tough task to identify suitable additions to his squad. Smith’s warning comes after Wenger’s outfit suffered a 2-0 home defeat to Chelsea […]

Giroud injury would wreck Arsenal title charge, warns Gunners legend

Frank Mclintock

Arsenal’s Premier League title tilt could be scuppered if Olivier Giroud gets injured, fears Gunners legend Frank McLintock. Arsene Wenger’s side are sitting pretty at the top of the table but have had to rely heavily on Giroud up front and he has already scored eight times this campaign. Wenger has scarce cover for the […]

Wenger will work wonders with Arsenal starlet Gnabry, says Rosicky

Tomas Rosicky

Starlet Serge Gnabry will continue to flourish under Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. That’s the verdict of Gunners star Tomas Rosicky after the young German midfielder signed a new, long-term deal at the Emirates. Czech Republic ace international Rosicky believes Wenger’s experience of nurturing youngsters will be imperative to Gnabry’s progress. Ahead of tonight’s CapitalOne Cup […]

Gnabry pens new long-term deal with Arsenal

Serge Gnabry

Talented teenager Serge Gnabry has penned a new long-term deal with Arsenal. Germany youth international Gnabry, 18, has impressed Arsene Wenger with his performances so far this season and has been rewarded with a new contract at the Emirates. Wenger showed his faith in the midfielder when he handed him his full Premier League debut […]

Wenger: Why Giroud’s an Arsenal fans’ favourite

Arsene Wenger

Battling Olivier Giroud’s spirit has made him an Arsenal fans’ favourite, says Gunners manager Arsene Wenger. Giroud got on the scoresheet with a late header in the 2-0 Premier League win over Crystal Palace on Saturday which kept Wenger’s outfit top of the table. Despite looking a little jaded as the game wore on, Giroud […]

Arteta: I tried to block Chamakh but didn’t deserve red

Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta has admitted that he tried to block Marouane Chamakh in the tussle that saw him red carded in the 2-0 Premier League win at Crystal Palace yesterday. But the Arsenal midfielder believes he didn’t deserve to get his marching orders for tangling with the former Gunners striker. Arteta was sent off after giving […]

Wenger: Frustrated Vermaelen’s chance will come at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger says he has no plans to change the Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny double act at the heart of the Arsenal defence. The Big German and his French team-mate have bonded superbly and been first choice central defensive partnership for the Gunners all season, meaning skipper Thomas Vermaelen has had to be content […]

Arsenal boss Wenger ponders writing revelatory book

Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger admits he may one day be inspired to write a warts-and-all book about his life as a football manager. The Arsenal manager’s comments came after former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson launched his autobiography and its controversial revelations gripped the world of football. And although the Gunners boss says he has no […]

Ramsey can outshine Fabregas in his Arsenal pomp, says legend

Aaron Ramsey

Aaron Ramsey is more important to Arsenal than Mesut Ozil and could yet become more influential to the Gunners than Cesc Fabregas was during his time in north London. That’s according to former Liverpool and Denmark midfielder Jan Molby – an Arsenal fan as a boy – who believes Ramsey’s rich vein of form in […]

Ozil? Think Zidane or Ronaldinho, says Arsenal ace Cazorla

Santi Carzola

Mesut Ozil has the ability to be compared to the likes of former France star Zinedine Zidane and Brazil ace Ronaldinho. That’s according to Arsenal’s Spanish wizard Santi Cazorla, who believes the German playmaker has made a massive impact on Arsene Wenger’s side – and has predicted more to come. The Gunners are on top […]

Versatile Giroud is vital to Arsenal cause, says Mertesacker

Per Mertesacker

Per Mertesacker has heaped praise on Arsenal team-mate Olivier Giroud and insists the French striker is crucial to the Gunners’ set-up. Hard-working Giroud grabbed a goal as Arsene Wenger’s side went down to a 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League last night. But despite the defeat, the Emirates […]

Vermaelen reveals frustration at sitting on Arsenal subs’ bench

Thomas Vermaelen

Arsenal skipper Thomas Vermaelen has spoken of his frustration at being unable to force his way back in to the side. Manager Arsene Wenger prefers Laurent Koscielny’s double act with Per Mertesacker at the heart of the Gunners rearguard. And that means the Belgian international defender must be content with a place on the bench […]

Wenger eyes move to recruit Jorginho to Arsenal


Arsene Wenger may be set to make a move to snare Verona star Jorginho in the transfer window after it emerged he has been keeping tabs on the impressive youngster. The Arsenal manager sent scouts to run the rule over the £10million-rated midfielder in Sunday’s 3-2 triumph over Parma – and he duly obliged and […]

Arteta calls for calm as Arsenal face crucial fixtures

Mikel Arteta

Gunners midfielder Mikel Arteta has called for calm within the club as Arsenal enter a crucial part of the campaign. Arsene Wenger’s side sit at the top of the Premier League table and pundits are describing the Emirates outfits as serious title contenders. And Arsenal can help their cause to make the knockout stages of […]

Flamini and NOT Ozil best summer capture, claims Arsenal legend

Emmanuel Petit

Mathieu Flamini and not Mesut Ozil, was Arsene Wenger’s best summer signing for Arsenal, according to former Gunners star Emmanuel Petit. Flamini has added grit to the Arsenal midfield and with his presence the flair players have been able to maraud forward and help rocket the Emirates outfit to the top of the Premier League. Wenger […]

Ozil: Adoring Arsenal fan’ chants gave me goose bumps

Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil had admitted he had goose bumps at the end of the 4-1 victory over Norwich when he heard fans chanting his name. Ozil scored twice in the Premier League win which leaves the Gunners sitting pretty at the top of the table. And he had high praise for his team-mates after watching Jack […]

Wilshere’s Twitter praise for Giroud after Arsenal wonder goal

Jack Wilshere

Jack Wilshere has taken to Twitter to thank team-mate Olivier Giroud for the wonder flick which set up an incredible Arsenal goal in a 4-1 win over Norwich. Mesut Ozil chipped in with two delightful goals and Aaron Ramsey scored a beauty too as the table-topping Gunners thrashed the Canaries in the Premier League clash […]

Arsenal ace Monreal vows to fight Gibbs for left-back slot

Nacho Monreal

Arsenal star Nacho Monreal has vowed to seize his opportunity the minute left-back rival Kieran Gibbs’ form dips. Spain international Monreal is having to put up with life on the subs’ bench thanks to Gibbs’ polished performances for the Gunners. But Monreal says he is poised to force his way back into the team should […]

Wenger: Walcott, Podolski and Oxo back soon for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger reckons injured trio Theo Walcott, Lukas Podolski and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are on the brink of first-team comebacks. The Gunners manager says he hopes the stars will be back in contention for action soon. And the Frenchman will shuffle his pack for Arsenal’s Premier League clash with Norwich at the Emirates on Saturday. Wenger […]

Fans’ Twitter backlash as Gazidiz goads joke club Tottenham

Ivan Gazidis

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis faced a bitter backlash last night after ridiculing Tottenham at the Gunners AGM. Irate Spurs fans took to Twitter to vent their spleen after Gazidis joked about the White Hart Lane outfit. Quizzed at a shareholders’ question over the promotion of NBC’s Premier League coverage in America, Gazidis goaded the […]

Wenger tells Arsenal AGM: We felt unloved by fans

Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has revealed he and his players felt unloved during parts of last season playing in front of fans at the Emirates. And the Gunners manager has urged supporters to back the team as the north London outfit look to continue the form that sees them at the top of the Premier League table. […]

Cazorla fitness boost as Arsenal face crucial fixtures

Santi Cazorla

Arsenal ace Santi Cazorla is on the brink of making a return to first-team football. The Spanish star, 28, has been out of action for the Gunners since he injured his ankle on duty for Spain. But the Emirates favourite says he is not too far off full recovery. And with a hectic fixture pile-up […]

Wenger reveals secrets behind Arsenal’s German raid

Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has lifted the lid on why he likes recruiting German stars to play for Arsenal. The Gunners boss broke the bank when he splashed out £42.5million on German star Mesut Ozil in the summer – with notable compatriots Per Mertesacker and Lukas Podolksi already at the Emirates and talented youngsters Gedion Zelalem and […]

Arsenal stars must mimic Barca, insists Gunners legend

Ray Parlour

Arsenal must play in the style of Barcelona to help them to land trophies this season. That’s according to Gunners legend Ray Parlour, who believes Arsene Wenger’s midfield can replicate that of Barca’s given the strength in depth the squad boasts through the middle. He said: “When you look at teams like Barcelona, their midfield […]