Wilshere admits he was gutted at Fabregas Arsenal exit

Jack Wilshere

Jack Wilshere has admitted he was gutted when Cesc Fabregas quit Arsenal to join boyhood idols Barcelona. Gunners midfielder Wilshere, speaking in a live “Google Hangout” with Arsenal supporters, said he saw the Spain star as a skipper with whom you could discuss problems. Wilshere said: “I was really upset about Fabgregas leaving. He was […]

Wilshere pledges to grab goals galore for Arsenal

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Jack Wilshere has vowed to keep rattling in goals for Arsenal after hitting a brace in the Champions League win over Marseille. The Gunners midfielder grabbed a double as Arsene Wenger’s men put the French visitors to the sword at the Emirates last night with a 2-0 win. And the England star, 21, says his […]

Arsenal ace Ozil won’t fret about spot of bother, says Arteta

Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil won’t allow his spot-kick blunder against Marseille to dent his confidence, says Arsenal team-mate Mikel Arteta. Gunners playmaker Ozil had his penalty parried by Steve Mandanda just before the break as Arsene Wenger’s side ran out comfortable 2-0 winners in the Champions League clash at the Emirates. The victory puts Wenger’s men on […]

Wenger: There’s more to come from red-hot Ramsey

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Arsene Wenger has told Arsenal to expect more to come from resurgent Aaron Ramsey. Gunners midfielder Ramsey has been in sublime form this season and his eleven goals have contributed massively to Wenger’s outfit sitting at the top of the Premier League. Arsenal get the chance to qualify to the knockout stages of the Champions […]

Wenger heaps praise on the Arsenal rearguard

Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has praised the Arsenal rearguard for standing firm in the face of adversity so far this campaign. The Gunners have shown a defensive unity this season and only conceded 16 goals in 18 games –and have managed to keep three clean sheets from their past four fixture. And Wenger points to how tough […]

Wenger rules out Henry return to Arsenal

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Thierry Henry won’t rejoin Arsenal in the transfer window, says Gunners boss Arsene Wenger. New York Red Bulls forward Henry – who scored a club-record 226 goals – is back with the Gunners keeping fit during the MLS break. Henry returned to the Emirates in 2012 for a short spell and managed to net two […]

Wenger praises Giroud’s impact leading line for Arsenal

Olivier Giroud

Arsene Wenger has heaped praise on Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud and applauded him for making huge strides to perfect his role. Gunners striker Giroud, 27, has led the line brilliantly for the Emirates outfit and hit his ninth and tenth goals of the campaign in the 2-0 Premier League victory over Southampton on Saturday. And […]

Cazorla reveals blueprint to lift Champions League with Arsenal

Santi Cazorla

Santi Cazorla says Arsenal must dig in and put Europe’s top teams to the sword if the Gunners are to be in with a chance of winning the Champions League. Arsene Wenger’s side face Marseille at the Emirates in their penultimate Group F clash knowing a victory would give them a super chance of qualifying […]

Vermaelen: Arsenal switched on for Saints visit

Thomas Vermaelen

Thomas Vermaelen has spoken of Arsenal’s ambition to maintain their position at the top of the Premier League ahead of today’s visit from Southampton. Arsene Wenger’s men face Mauricio Pochettino’s in-form team who sit third in the league and are playing with plenty of confidence. And Vermaelen, who played twice for Belgium during the international […]

King Henry is back at Arsenal and could boost strike force

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Thierry Henry looms large as a consideration as a short-term fix to Arsenal’s drastic shortage of strikers. New York Red Bulls forward Henry – who scored a club-record 226 goals – is back with the Gunners keeping fit during the MLS break. And it is not inconceivable that he could be signed by Arsene Wenger […]

Wenger takes softly, softly approach to Wilshere’s Arsenal action

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Arsene Wenger has pledged to go easy on Jack Wilshere when it comes to the demanding campaign ahead. Gunners star Wilshere has suffered with problems with his ankles but managed to play a part in both of England’s recent games against Chile and Germany. There was talk of a rift between Wenger and Three Lions […]

Wenger hails Waclott return as boost to Arsenal

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Theo Walcott’s return to the Arsenal line-up has given the Gunners a boost ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash at home to Southampton. That’s according to manager Arsene Wenger, who believes the speedy winger Walcott’s pace will give his side another dimension when they attack. Walcott has been out of action for two months after […]

Arsenal boss Wenger steps in to calm Wilshere England row

Jack Wilshere

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has given his backing to England manager Roy Hodgson over the row about over-using Gunners midfielder Jack Wilshere. Emirates chief Wenger says he doesn’t have a problem with Hodgson or the FA with regards to Wilshere’s Three Lions game time. Wilshere played in two friendlies during the international break and saw […]

Draxler in talks with Mertersacker and Ozil about Arsenal move

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Germany star Julian Draxler has admitted he has chats with Per Mertersacker and Mesut Ozil about Arsenal – and has hinted he could make a big-money move to the Gunners next summer. Schalke midfielder Draxler, 20, has been on Arsene Wenger’s radar for some time and the attacker has also been linked with Chelsea. But […]

Arsenal legend backs Ozil to land Gunners silverware

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Mesut Ozil’s mesmerising talent can thrust Arsenal to end an eight-year trophy drought, says Gunners legend Jens Lehmann. Ozil joined the Gunners in the summer from Real Madrid and immediately gave Arsene Wenger’s side a boost. Since his arrival for £42.5million, Ozil has inspired the Emirates outfit to some fantastic form and memorable victories and […]

Wilshere: Being a Dad’s helped me grow up at Arsenal

Jack Wilshere

Jack Wilshere has told how being a doting dad to two children has helped him mature as an Arsenal player And the Gunners midfielder doesn’t mind admitting that such are the combined demands of fatherhood and being a professional footballer mean he is often tucked up in bed by 9pm. Wilshere, 21, revealed: “When you […]

Martial Arts-enal! Flamini’s judo training boosts Gunners

Mathieu Flamini

Combative Mathieu Flamini’s strong-arm qualities have helped toughen up the Arsenal midfield no end this season. And French enforcer Flamini has revealed that his battling approach could be derived from his childhood when he practised the martial art of judo. The Gunners sit top of the Premier League two points clear of Liverpool and go […]

Cazorla: Why I’m Arsenal’s Very Own Giggling Gooner

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Santi Cazorla has revealed the love of laughter helps him perform at his best for Arsenal. Spain star Cazorla could be dubbed the giggling Gooner after admitting he can’t imagine doing the business on the pitch for Arsene Wenger’s side without making it a joyful experience. Cazorla, 28, joins up with his Emirates team-mates later […]

Arsenal can win Premier League if they sign Benzema, says legend

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Arsene Wenger has been urged to sign Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema to give Arsenal a realistic chance of winning the Premier League. The Gunners are top of the table but rely heavily on lone frontman Olivier Giroud to lead the line. And if the France ace was to lose form, run out of steam […]

Arsenal face tough test to bounce back, says Gunners legend

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Arsenal face a tough task to get back on track and maintain their position at the top of the Premier League, says Gunners legend Ray Parlour. But former Arsenal favourite Parlour reckons his former side can still challenge for the title despite the defeat against Manchester United at Old Trafford last week. Because of the […]

Wenger told to buy Samba striker as cover for Giroud at Arsenal

Alexandre Pato

Arsene Wenger has been told Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato could be the player to recruit as cover for Olivier Giroud. The Gunners find themselves five points clear at the top of the Premier League table and face a Champions League test tonight when they meet Borussia Dortmund in Germany. France hitman Giroud is in sparkling […]

Wenger: Victory over Reds silences Arsenal title-tilt critics

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Quick-fire Arsenal have earned rich praise from manager Arsene Wenger after a comfortable 2-0 Premier League win over Liverpool at the Emirates yesterday. An opening goal from Santi Cazorla set the Gunners on their way and Aaron Ramsey’s brilliant second-half strike seal the victory against Brendan Rodgers’ outfit. Wenger was delighted with the win that […]

Wenger: Arsenal must master Liverpool

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Arsene Wenger insists he is focused on his own players rather than the one that got away in the shape of Luis Suarez. Liverpool striker Suarez was a summer target for the Gunners manager but the Anfield club managed to retain the controversial Uruguayan attacker. And he lines up against Wenger’s outfit tomorrow at the […]

Arteta calls for Arsenal to get tough ahead of crucial fixtures

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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

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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 […]