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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

Wenger: Why Giroud’s an Arsenal fans’ favourite

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 […]

Wenger: Frustrated Vermaelen’s chance will come at Arsenal

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 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 […]

Wenger: Walcott, Podolski and Oxo back soon for Arsenal

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 […]

Wenger tells Arsenal AGM: We felt unloved by fans

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. […]

Wenger reveals secrets behind Arsenal’s German raid

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 […]

Wenger: I Will buy big again for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal could well be back in the transfer market when the window opens again in January. And the Gunners boss says it is entirely possible that the club will follow recruiting big-money captures such as Mesut Ozil season after season. Asked if could fans expect to see one or two of major […]

Özil capture sparked Arsenal renascence, says Gunners legend

Arsene Wenger’s capture of Mesut Özil has signalled an Arsenal renascence. That is according to former Gunners ace Emmanuel Petit, who believes the arrival of the £42.5million playmaker from Real Madrid proves the Emirates outfit are no longer a selling club. Özil, 24, has been hugely influential since he pitched up in north London and […]

Bergkamp Discusses Ozil and Arsenal Return, Gunners Want Feyenoord’s Indi, Cabaye Blames Kinnear, Park Chu-Young…

Bergkamp Discusses Ozil and Arsenal Return Dennis Bergkamp says he still has a lot of love for Arsenal and would like to be a part of the North London club’s coaching staff once his work at Ajax is done. (Telegraph) The Gunners legend, who spent 11 extremely successful and trophy-laden years under Arsene Wenger at […]

Wenger Praises Wilshere’s Character, Szczesny Feels Good Times A’ Comin’, Benzema told to Leave…

Wenger Praises Wilshere’s Character Arsene Wenger praised Jack Wilshere’s character after the Arsenal midfielder scored the club’s only goal in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with West Brom at the Hawthorns. Wilshere, 21, erased Claudio Yacob’s opening goal in the second half despite struggling to find his rhythm and being the target of some heavy tackling from […]

Wenger: Gibbs is coming of age for Arsenal now

Arsene Wenger has heaped praise of Kieran Gibbs and predicted that the young left-back will get better and better. The Arsenal manager was speaking ahead of the Gunners’ trip to West Brom in the Premier League on Sunday when he commented on Gibbs, who has started all but two of the Emirates outfit’s 11 games […]

Sagna Becomes Arsenal’s Latest Injury Victim, Carragher and Neville Speak Positives, Bakkali Staying at PSV…

Sagna Becomes Arsenal’s Latest Injury Victim Bacary Sagna is set to miss at least the next two weeks of football after it was confirmed that he has picked up a hamstring injury. The France international, who has been in good form so far this season, developed the problem during Arsenal’s 2-0 win over SSC Napoli […]

Arsenal Preparing New £8m-a-Season Deal for Wenger, Gunners told to Forget about Reus, Jebb Banned, Botched Ronaldo Move…

Arsenal Preparing New £8m-a-Season Deal for Wenger Arsenal FC are purportedly readying a three-year contract extension offer for their incumbent manager Arsene Wenger that could net him £8million-a-season. (Daily Mail) The Frenchman makes £7.5m-per-season on his existing deal, which is set to expire at the end of the ongoing season. An extension would not only increase his salary […]

Wenger will buy new striker in window, says Arsenal legend

Arsene Wenger will delve into the transfer market to recruit a new striker in the transfer window. That’s according to former Arsenal defender Nigel Winterburn, who believes up front is the one area in which the Gunners boss will attempt to strengthen in January. Highbury favourite Winterburn was speaking after Arsenal put in an impressive […]

Wenger Sings Ozil’s Praises, Napoli Win the Best of the Season for Arteta, Giroud’s Ballon D’Or Ambitions…

Wenger Sings Ozil’s Praises Arsene Wenger, not for the first time, sang Mesut Ozil’s praises after the Arsenal playmaker ran the show in the club’s 2-0 win over SSC Napoli on Tuesday night at Emirates Stadium. The 24-year-old midfielder first opened the scoring in the eighth minute by superbly finishing Aaron Ramsey’s cross from the […]

Sagna Urges Gunners to ‘Stay Focused’, Wenger Bullish About UCL Chances, Giroud Good Enough, Benitez’s Praise…

Sagna Urges Gunners to ‘Stay Focused’ Bacary Sagna has urged his Arsenal teammates to remain consistent and keep up their level of play in order to realise their dream of recapturing the Barclays Premier League title at the end of the season. The Gunners currently sit atop the PL points table, with their tally of […]

Wenger can lead Arsenal to Premier League title, says Graham

Arsene Wenger has a fantastic opportunity to lead Arsenal to the Premier League title this season. That’s according to former Gunners boss George Graham, who reckons that if the Frenchman recruits two big signings in the January transfer window he may well bring the crown to north London. Wenger takes his side to Swansea tomorrow […]

Arsenal to Face Chelsea In League Cup, Bendtner Earns Wenger Praise, Lehmann Doesn’t Believe Ozil Is Worth £42.5M…

Arsenal to Face Chelsea In League Cup Fourth Round Arsenal FC have been paired with their crosstown rivals Chelsea in the fourth round of the Capital One Cup. The Gunners edged past West Bromwich Albion on penalties in their third round clash at the Hawthorns on Wednesday night while the Blues had seen off lower […]

No more big-time Bendtner: I’m so humble at new Arsenal chance

Forgotten Arsenal forward Nicklas Bendtner has admitted he is humbled to get another opportunity to make an impact under Arsene Wenger. The once-unwanted striker will make his comeback for the Gunners in tonight’s Capital One Cup clash at West Brom more than two years since he last turned out for the club. And the Dane, […]

Walcott to Undergo Abdominal Surgery Today, AST Demands More Ozil-esque Spending, New Gunner Ajayi…

Walcott to Undergo Abdominal Surgery Today Theo Walcott is set to go under the knife later today to correct the abdominal problem that will keep him out of action for the next few weeks. The 24-year-old Gunner first complained of abdominal discomfort in the 2-1 Champions League win over Marseille last week before it became […]