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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Arsenal summer hots up

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Arsenal are preparing for a serious assault on the Premier League title this season if their summer transfer dealings are any indicator. Arsene Wenger has been at the World Cup in Brazil participating in a mixture of enjoyment, working for French television and looking at players for his own side.   The Frenchman has enjoyed […]

Arsenal Hit Big 4

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Arsenal Football Club has reached four million followers on Twitter. The Gunners are the first sports team in the United Kingdom to reach the landmark, and the third in the world after @FCBarcelona and @RealMadrid. @Arsenal provides supporters with breaking club news, official club pictures, competitions and behind-the-scenes updates from matchdays, including links to audio […]

Arsenal boss Wenger’s fury at late Everton leveller

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Arsene Wenger feels Gerard Deulofeu’s equalizing goal for Everton in Sunday night’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium wasn’t legal due to a foul by Romelu Lukaku in the buildup to that play. The Gunners took the lead late in the second half through Mesut Ozil, only to see them pegged back by […]

Arsenal ace Arteta expects tough test from Everton

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Mikel Arteta is fully aware how good a side his former club Everton has become this season and expects no favours from them when they come to play Arsenal FC at the Emirates Stadium this Sunday. The 31-year-old Spaniard – who spent six-and-a-half years with the Toffees before joining the Gunners in 2011 – said: […]

Arsenal starlet Ox speeding back to full fitness

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has made some major progress in his recovery from a knee injury and is now reportedly able to sprint in training. The 20-year-old midfielder damaged his knee ligaments on the first day of the season in August and has been missing ever since. However, it seems he would soon be back in action […]

Arsenal boss Wenger no time for Gunners doubters

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Arsene Wenger says that he is paying no attention to critics who undermine Arsenal’s title challenge without any logical reasoning to back their theories. The Gunners currently lead the Barclays Premier League by four points, but several media pundits are still unconvinced that they are capable of producing a sustained title challenge. But no matter […]

Arsenal capture Real Madrid star on loan deal

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Real Madrid have agreed to let their young striker Alvaro Morata join Arsenal for a six-month loan deal in January. (Metro) The source of this report is the Spanish radio station Onda Cero, according to whom, the 21-year-old centre-forward was given the choice to leave Santiago Bernabeu in January for more first-team football, and he […]

Szczesny: Arsenal will still be top in May

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Szczesny Certain Arsenal Will Still ‘Be Top in May’ Wojciech Szczesny believes Arsenal will lift the Barclays Premier League trophy come May if they keep on playing like they are now for the rest of the campaign. “If we carry on like we are now then I’m certain we’ll be top in May,” the Gunners’ […]

Wenger committed to Arsenal despite failure to pen new deal

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Arsene Wenger has spoken of his commitment in his role as Arsenal manager despite failing to sign a new deal with the Gunners. Wenger’s current contract at the Emirates expires at the end of this campaign and the Emirates chief has been offered an extension to his deal. When the Frenchman was quizzed if a […]

Wenger: Arsenal face a tough battle at Cardiff

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Arsene Wenger has warned his Arsenal stars they are in for a battle when they face Cardiff in the Premier League tomorrow. The Gunners travel to Wales with a four-point lead at the top of the table and will be out to extend their advantage at the top of the league. And Wenger told Arsenal.com: […]

Wenger praises Arsenal legend Henry

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Wenger Praises Henry and Giggs Arsene Wenger praised Arsenal great Thierry Henry and Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs for still being able to influence football matches with their play despite being in the twilight of their respective careers. The 40-year-old Giggs was the star of the show for United in their Wednesday night’s 5-0 win […]

Szczesny can become an Arsenal great, says Wenger

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Wojciech Szczesny can become an Arsenal legend, says Gunners boss Arsene Wenger. Keeper Szczesny, 23, recently signed a new, long-term deal at the Emirates and Wenger reckons he can go on to be considered an Arsenal great. The Poland keeper chalked up his 50th clean sheet for the Gunners as Wenger’s outfit defeated Marseille in […]