Arsenal stars may be trump card for French Euro 2016 campaign

Arsenal favourites Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny cast Scotland aside in their latest Euro 2016 warm up with a solid 3-0 victory. Giroud back-heeled a low cross to score his first at the eight minute mark, his 15th goal for his country, before doubling his tally 10 mintues before half-time. Four minutes later Koscielny made it […]

Arsenal boss Wenger no time for Gunners doubters

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 […]

Sagna pledges to help Arsenal bounce back

Bacary Sagna has vowed to help Arsenal bounce back after the 1-0 defeat at Manchester United in the Premier League yesterday. The table-topping Gunners must wait two weeks until their next top flight encounter when high-flying Southampton visit the Emirates. And Sagna says the squad will focus on the positives ahead of the game following […]

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 […]

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 […]

Podolski Promises to ‘Rock’ With Ozil, Flamini Feels Back Home, Cesar Happy at QPR, Sagna Excited…

Podolski Promises to ‘Rock’ With Ozil Lukas Podolski has revealed that he has a great understanding with new Arsenal signing Mesut Ozil, and their combination will be extremely productive for the club. While the two Germans have never played club football together, they’ve been international teammates for a long time, and Podolski believes that will […]

Liverpool Reject Arsenal’s Revised £40m Bid, Gunners Enter Gustavo Chase, Perez Gets Greedy Over Higuain, Rooney’s Affordable…

  Liverpool Reject Arsenal’s Revised £40m Bid For Suarez Arsenal’s improved £40million bid for Liverpool superstar Luis Suarez has also been rejected with the Merseyside club now demanding an eye-watering £55million for the Uruguayan. After the failure of their opening offer of £30m, the Gunners were hoping that the second one would do the trick, […]

Backpage Roundup: Seaman Doubts Szczesny’s Ability, Corchia Dreaming Of Big Club, N’Koulou Open to Summer Switch, Gibbs among Top LBs and More

Seaman Doubts Szczesny’s Ability to Win Starting Role Back Arsenal legend David Seaman isn’t sure whether goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has what it takes to win back his position in coach Arsene Wenger’s starting line-up. The Arsenal manager dropped Szczesny after last month’s 2-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur, and his countryman Lukasz Fabianski has been doing […]

Backpage Roundup: Podolski Wants Arsenal Stay, Ox Says Three Lions Can Handle Pressure, Cornelius Not For Sale, Gunners Chasing Chalobah and More

Podolski Wants Arsenal Stay Lukas Podolski has made it clear that he is loving life at Arsenal and has no intention of leaving them at the end of the season. While still a regular starter, the Germany international rarely gets to finish games for the Gunners these days, and his indifferent form has seen him […]

Backpage Roundup: Diaby Doubtful, Sagna and Gibbs Out, Feyenoord’s Janmaat Lined Up As Sagna’s Replacement, Bale’s Warning for Gunners and More

Diaby Doubtful, Sagna and Gibbs Out for North London Derby Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby’s participation in Sunday’s North London derby is doubtful due to injury, coach Arsene Wenger has revealed. The 26-year-old midfielder picked up a calf injury in last weekend’s 2-1 defeat of Aston Villa and failed to finish that game. He is struggling […]

Arsenal needs minor miracle in Munich

Arsenal have dug themselves a hole so deep that it’s going to be nearly impossible to climb out of after dropping a 3-1 decision at home on Feb. 19 to Germany’s Bayern Munich in the first leg of their round-of-16 tie in the European Champions League. It was a rather sloppy affair in the first […]

Backpage Roundup: Sagna Could Feature As Left-back against Bayern, Frimpong Wants to Replicate Wilshere, Santos on Verge of Arsenal Exit and More

Sagna to Start on Left against Bayern If Vermaelen Fails to Recover Arsene Wenger could be forced to deploy Bacary Sagna on the left side of Arsenal’s backline in the first leg of the upcoming Champions League clash with Bayern Munich, according to a report published by Already without the services of injured left-back […]

Arsenal gains ground with 1-0 win over lacklustre Stoke

Arsenal’s pedestrian 1-0 win over a toothless Stoke side could see them gain points on every club that stands between them and the coveted fourth-place position in the table this weekend. With Rafael Benitez’s Chelsea dropping more points via a 3-2 last-minute loss in Newcastle and Everton fighting back from a 3-1 deficit to draw […]

Walcott rescues point for Arsenal in exciting 2-2 draw with Liverpool

Sixth-place Arsenal didn’t lose any ground on Chelsea, Tottenham, and Liverpool on Wed. Jan. 30 with their 2-2 home draw against Liverpool, but they didn’t gain any on them either. However, they did fall a further two points behind fifth-place Everton. It was another game of two very different halves and while the team can […]

Backpage Roundup: Wenger Sees Future Arsenal Captain in Wilshere, Frimpong Leaves for Fulham, Djourou Open to Permanent Exit, Pires Still a Believer and More

Wenger Regards Wilshere as Future Arsenal Captain Arsene Wenger believes that Jack Wilshere has all the ingredients to become a future Arsenal captain but says now is not the time to give him the full-time role. The 21-year-old midfielder was handed the captain’s armband by Thomas Vermaelen in the Gunners’ recent 5-1 mauling of West […]

It’s feast or famine with Arsenal

Some days Arsenal create chance after chance, but just can’t put the ball in the net. On other occasions they seem to have the Midas touch as everything they do ends up past the opposing keeper. Their London derby against West Ham at the Emirates on Jan. 23 was a prime example of the latter […]

Arsenal rings in 2013 with inconsistent showing in Southampton

Being unpredictable is so predictable for Arsenal. You just never know what you’re going to get with this team once they take to the pitch. Their 1-1 draw in Southampton on New Year’s Day was a prime example of this. They’re basically consistently inconsistent and with the aid of an own goal and one which […]

Backpage Roundup: Arsenal Readying Bid for Zaha, Wenger Won’t Change Transfer Policy, Podolski to Miss WBA Clash, Clarke Fearing Gunners Backlash and More

  Arsenal Readying Bid for Zaha Arsenal FC will submit a formal bid for Crystal Palace’s in-demand attacker Wifried Zaha in the January transfer window, according to the latest round of Arsenal transfer rumours. (The Telegraph) The Gunners are expected to lose contract-rebel Theo Walcott sometime next year and so they have targeted the Eagles […]

Arsene Wenger was in no-win situation against Olympiakos

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was in a no-win situation when it came to naming his squad for the Champions League match in Athens, Greece this week with Olympiakos. The Gunners took a 1-0 lead, but ended up dropping the game by a 2-1 score. They had already qualified for the next stage of the competition, […]

Arsenal stuck in neutral

Arsenal isn’t going forward, but they’re not really taking a step backwards either. Right now they’re not sinking in quicksand or escalating up the Premier League table. The team is just stuck in neutral after another draw, their third in the last four matches. This one was a 1-1 stalemate with Everton at Goodison Park […]

Backpage Roundup: Jenkinson Set for New Deal, Pogrebnyak Wants Arshavin Reunion, Frimpong Wants to Stay, Aneke Loan Extended and More

Jenkinson Set to Sign New Improved Deal Carl Jenkinson has agreed to sign a new long-term deal with Arsenal, according to a report published by Sky Sports. The 20-year-old defender has been in fine form deputising for Bacary Sagna at the right-back spot this season and could also make his England debut on Wednesday against […]

Arsenal goalkeeping: Crisis what Crisis?

When it comes to the goalkeeping department, Arsenal has never been accused of being the strongest Premier League club in the past several seasons. The club’s last world-class keeper was David Seaman and Jens Lehmann could probably be considered an adequate or good goalie. However, since Lehmann’s departure, the goalkeeping hasn’t kept up with the […]

Backpage roundup: Walcott relishing Cole battle, Wenger happy with ‘selection solutions,’ Arteta defends Torres, Santos’ ban and more

Walcott Relishing Battle with Chelsea’s Cole Theo Walcott has said that he is relishing the opportunity to lock horns with Ashley Cole on Saturday and feels that he has gotten the better of the Chelsea left-back in the past few years. The Chelsea defence usually finds it tough to cope with Walcott’s pace and he […]

Backpage roundup: Inter Milan want Sagna, Arteta happy to sit deep, Podolski criticised, Yennaris’ dream and more

Inter Interested in Unsettled Sagna Bacary Sagna is a transfer target for Italian giants Inter Milan, according to a report recently published by the Daily Mail. The Serie A club is expected to move for the Arsenal right-back if he fails to sign a new contract with his current employers. Despite moaning in the press […]

Backpage roundup: Drogba not Arsenal bound, Barca target three more Gunners, Sagna going nowhere, Wenger in no rush to sign new deal, Santos’ driving charges and more

Wenger Downplays ‘Drogba to Arsenal’ Rumour Arsene Wenger has downplayed media reports linking Arsenal with a shock move for former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba. The Ivory Coast international, who now plays for Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua, is purportedly looking to come back to European football, having grown tired of his current club’s internal […]