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 […]

Why World Cup has impacted on misfiring Arsenal’s poor campaign

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Are things so bad? I started writing this before the Hull City game this Saturday. I was expecting an easy three points at home. I was expecting to write an article talking about why everyone is overreacting to the team’s slow start. The two dropped points throws me a curveball, mentally and emotionally, I still […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wenger: World Cup winners will benefit us

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says the club’s three other World Cup winners will help give the team confidence.

The New Guns

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It’s been ten long years since the incredible Arsenal “Invincibles” side. Since then they have not won the league. It is somewhat fitting then, that on the tenth anniversary of that extraordinary triumph, the Gunners have their best opportunity of reclaiming the title. So, what has transformed Arsenal from perennial runners-up into genuine title contenders? […]

Determined Gunners to bounce back

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Arsenal have no time to feel sorry for themselves after their drubbing at Manchester City, with another top-of-the-table clash against Chelsea awaiting them next Monday night. The 6-3 defeat was a blow to Arsenal’s title hopes. There is no shame in losing to City at Etihad Stadium. All eight Premier League sides to have visited […]

Ozil flair boosts Arsenal’s title hopes, says Gunners legend Wilson

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Arsenal great Bob Wilson believes Mesut Ozil provides the spark to give the Gunners real title hopes this season. Arsene Wenger’s outfit’s 1-1 draw with Everton yesterday means the north Londoners are five points clear at the top of the Premier League. And former Arsenal keeper Wilson says the arrival of the £42.5million playmaker from […]

Wilshere: Everton toughest side Arsenal have faced

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Arsenal star Jack Wilshere believes the Gunners must accept the point they earned with the draw against Everton. Mesut Ozil’s late goal looked to have handed Arsene Wenger’s side a Premier League victory but Gerard Deulofeu’s strike four minutes later handed Roberto Martinez’s side a leveller. The draw leaves Wenger’s team five points clear at […]

Spirited Arsenal will fight all the way for title, says Wenger

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Arsene Wenger has insisted Arsenal shouldn’t be too downhearted after failing to snatch all three points against Everton yesterday. The Gunners earned a hard-fought point with a 1-1 draw in the Premier League at the Emirates. Playmaker Mesut Ozil netted in the 80th minute but Gerard Deulofeu’s strike four minutes later handed Roberto Martinez’s side […]

Szczesny: Arsenal shaping up to be serious title contenders

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Arsenal keeper Wojciech Szczesny reckons the Gunners are shaping up to be serious title contenders. Arsene Wenger’s side host Everton today in a keenly anticipated Premier League showdown with the Reds chasing more points to maintain their position at the top of the table. And Szczesny says the team’s shape is vital to the way […]

Podolski Twitter snap with Arsenal pals gives Wenger striker boost

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Arsene Wenger has the answer to his shortage of strikers right under his nose in the shape of fit-again Lukas Podolski. An excited Podolski, out for a lengthy period through injury, took to Twitter to reveal that he was back with the first team today and wrote: “Good news: I can start with the team […]

Buoyant Arsenal can lift Premier League title, says Arteta

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Mikel Arteta is convinced Arsenal can maintain their fantastic run of form and claim the Premier League title. Gunners midfielder Arteta is poised to face his former club Everton when Arsene Wenger’s side host the Toffees in a top flight encounter in north London on Sunday. Arsenal go into the clash four points clear at […]

Arsenal favourite Gilberto says Gunners can win the Premier League

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Arsenal can win the Premier League, according to former Gunners midfielder Gilberto Silva. Arsene Wenger’s outfit are four points clear at the top of the pile after last night’s 2-0 ttriumph over Hull City at the Emirates. But critics argue that the league leaders won’t be able to maintain their form and end the club’s […]