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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Wenger: Why Giroud’s an Arsenal fans’ favourite

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…

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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 […]