Capital One Cup Match Report: Arsenal Vs Chelsea

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If Arsenal are going to put an end to their lengthy drought of not winning any silverware it’s not going to end this season by winning the Capital One Cup. The Gunners were knocked out of that competition at the earliest stage in the past 11 years when they were beaten 2-0 at the Emirates […]

Wenger Urges Arsenal to Bounce Back at Liverpool, Fellaini Claims Gunners Snub, Flamini Injured, Podolski Returns, Gnabry’s Future…

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Wenger Urges Arsenal to Bounce Back at Liverpool Arsene Wenger believes that after two damaging home defeats in the span of a week, it is now imperative that Arsenal beat Liverpool in their upcoming Premier League clash. The Gunners lost 2-1 to Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League at the Emirates last week and were […]

Capital One Cup Match Preview: Arsenal vs Chelsea

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Arsenal returns to the pitch just three days after their 2-0 win over Crystal Palace on the weekend as they take on Chelsea Tuesday night in a Capital Cup clash at the Emirates. However, manager Arsene Wenger won’t be able to complain about the congested fixture list considering that Chelsea played just yesterday and beat […]

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

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

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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 […]

Walcott Suffering From ‘Mysterious’ Abdominal Problem, Ozil More Than Just a Playmaker, Reus, Draxler and Schar On Arsenal’s Radar…

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Walcott Suffering From ‘Mysterious’ Abdominal Problem Arsene Wenger has revealed that Theo Walcott is suffering from a ‘mysterious’ muscular abdominal problem, which Arsenal FC’s doctors don’t really know much about at the moment. (BBC) The 24-year-old winger apparently complained of the problem before the Gunners’ 2-1 win over Marseille last Wednesday. He was still allowed […]

Arsenal ‘Audacious’ On Their Travels, Giroud ‘Scared’, Ba’s Failed Move, Juanfran’s Snub…

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Arsenal ‘Audacious’ On Their Travels – Wenger Arsene Wenger believes that his Arsenal charges play their best, most expansive football on their travels and become a bit more tentative at home. The Gunners have won each and every of their last nine away games dating back to March when they defeated eventual-UEFA Champions League winners […]

Giroud Downplays Ankle Injury, Gunners Replotting Rooney and Suarez Moves, Eto’o Claims to Have Rejected Arsenal…

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Giroud Downplays Ankle Injury Olivier Giroud has revealed that the ankle injury he picked up in Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Saturday is nothing serious, and he should be fit to play in Wednesday night’s Champions League group match against Olympique Marseille. The France international twisted his ankle against […]

Wenger Open to Using Bendtner, Kaka Available, Spurs Enter Turan Race, Grenier Staying…

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Wenger Open to Using Bendtner After reviving the career of Mathieu Flamini, it seems that coach Arsene Wenger is ready to offer the same courtesy to Nicklas Bendtner. (The Daily Mail) The Arsenal manager’s failure to land any of his midfield targets saw him hand a three-year deal to free agent Flamini a few days […]

Arsenal Back In For Rooney After Suarez Apology, Wenger Denies Being Stingy, Laudrup’s Michu Warning…

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Gunners Back In For Rooney After Suarez Apology Arsenal FC have reignited their interest in Manchester United’s want-away striker Wayne Rooney. (The Mirror) The Gunners have purportedly lodged a fresh inquiry for the England international after backing down from the transfer battle earlier this summer in order to pursue Luis Suarez’s signature. Now that the […]

Gustavo Signs for Wolfsburg, Arteta Out for a Month, Wilshere Demands Mature Gunners, PSV Pair…

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Gunners Lose Gustavo Battle Too Arsenal FC’s efforts to recruit quality players have been met with yet another disappointment after it was confirmed that Brazil international Luiz Gustavo has rejected them in favour of signing for Wolfsburg. The Gunners had agreed a transfer fee of £17.2million with Bayern Munich and desperately wanted to sign him […]

Wenger Content with Current Crop, Suarez Accepts Liverpool’s Ruling, Bernard Wants Happines, Sansom’s Plight…

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Wenger Content with Current Crop Arsene Wenger says that his current group of Arsenal players are good enough to mount a genuine title challenge next season, but the club officials are still working hard behind-the-scenes to add more to his options. Despite much hoopla and promises to spend big, the Gunners have yet to dip […]

Arsenal and Suarez Set to Talk, Gunners Second On Rooney’s List, Cesar’s Agent Hoping For Arsenal Deal, Gervinho’s Days Numbered…

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  Arsenal and Suarez Set to Talk Liverpool have no choice but to allow their want-away star Luis Suarez to talk with Arsenal after the Gunners triggered a clause in his contract by submitting a bid of £4,000,001. According to several media reports, the Reds are contractually obliged to inform the Uruguayan now that they […]

Arsenal’s fate now in their own hands

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  With Chelsea and Tottenham playing to a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge on Wed. May 8, Arsenal can now guarantee themselves a spot in next season’s European Champions League by winning their remaining two games. If they do this, they can wrap up at least fourth place in the English Premier League table as […]

Backpage Roundup: Bayern Wanted Giroud, Swans Demand £10Million For Williams, Song’s Advice, Szczesny’s Spurs Taunt and More

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Bayern Wanted Giroud Olivier Giroud has claimed that UEFA Champions League finalists Bayern Munich wanted to sign him last summer before he joined Arsenal. The former Montpellier man says he was on the Bavarians’ shortlist but in the end they chose to go for Mario Mandzukic, whose Euro 2012 showings impressed them. However, he has […]

Backpage Roundup: Arsenal Not Interested In Villa, Gunners Join Kondogbia Chase, Arteta’s Advice, Wenger’s Warning and More

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Villa Could Be Available but Gunners Not Interested – Report Barcelona star David Villa, who was wanted by Arsenal in the January transfer window, might force his club into transfer listing him this summer, according to The Mirror. The 31-year-old Spaniard isn’t considered an undisputed starter at Barca anymore and so he wants to switch […]

Backpage Roundup: United To Get Guard of Honour, No Arsenal Bid for Hamburg’s Adler, Wenger Scared of Chelsea, Monreal’s Advice and More

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Gunners to Hold Guard of Honour for United Arsene Wenger has revealed that not holding a guard of honour for Manchester United was never an option for his Arsenal side, and they will show the newly crowned Premier League champions the traditional respect they deserve. Some Arsenal fans recently threatened to do a ‘Poznan’ if […]

Odds on Arsenal bringing home the Champions League

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The against the odds success that Chelsea enjoyed in last season’s Champions League may have some Arsenal fans dreaming that their side could salvage a poor season in similar fashion – but the chances of a similar scenario playing out again are minimal. After all, Chelsea’s win was based on rock solid defence and counter-attack, […]

Arsenal show up an hour late for Chelsea match

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When Arsenal took to the snowy Stamford Bridge pitch at 2:30 on Jan. 20 they showed they were fully prepared to take on third-place Chelsea. The only problem was the kick off was at 1:30. This was truly a tale of two halves. Chelsea dominated in the first stanza and took a 2-0 lead into […]

Chelsea v Arsenal Match Preview – Gunners hoping to take advantage of Blues’ home struggles

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The task of facing Chelsea in a football game at Stamford Bridge once used to be the most difficult away fixture in the Barclays Premier League and it was extremely rare for the travelling clubs to come away with their pride intact, let alone any points. The Blues famously enjoyed an extraordinary run of 86 […]

Arsenal needs win over Newcastle to keep pace with top six

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Seventh-place Arsenal has their work cut out for them on Saturday Dec. 29 when Newcastle United visits the Emirates Stadium as every team in front of them except Manchester City managed to win their Boxing Day matches. League-leading Manchester United had to battle from behind three separate times before edging Newcastle 4-3 at Old Trafford […]

Spotlight on AVB again

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I was defensive of Andre Villas-Boas after his sacking by Chelsea in March. Given the success the Blues enjoyed under Roberto Di Matteo for the rest of that season, I don’t think they’ll be too bothered about their decision. The performance of the Portugese coach, now at Tottenham, would add further weight to that. Unfortunately […]

Wenger in State Of Denial; Claims Arsenal Still In Premier League Title Race

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Even the most optimistic of Arsenal fans or Arsene Wenger supporters would find it hard to agree with what “Le Professeur” has just told the press. The Gunners sit 11 points behind league leaders Manchester United, their defence has leaked 12 goals in the last four games and morale is at an all-time low, but […]

Backpage roundup: Frimpong not fully fit, Gallas disagrees with Wenger, Arsenal losing N’Koulou battle, Szczesny set to return and more

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Frimpong Still Not Fully Fit Emmanuel Frimpong feels that his fitness is not at a level yet where he can play regular football for Arsenal’s senior side and he needs a few more under-21 matches to get back in proper shape. The 20-year-old midfielder has recovered from a serious cruciate ligaments injury that he suffered […]

Arsenal join Spurs out of the title race

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Arsenal are 10 points off Premier League leaders Chelsea after a spineless, gutless performance in a 1-0 defeat to Norwich City, who at the final whistle were celebrating their first win of the season. Arsenal now find themselves 9th in the table, with just three wins in their opening eight games. What looked like a […]