Mertesacker: Bellerin has chance to make the grade at Arsenal

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Per Mertesacker has backed young defender Hector Bellerin to cope with the demands of the Premier League when Arsenal host Hull next Saturday. Arsene Wenger could be forced to throw in the Spanish starlet, 19, for the clash with Steve Bruce’s outfit with Mathieu Flamini, Calum Chambers and Mathieu Debuchy all sidelined. And the big […]

Wenger reeling after France reveal Arsenal star Koscielny crocked

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ARSENE Wenger faces a new selection headache after Laurent Koscielny withdrew from the France squad for the international friendlies against Portugal and Armenia with an Achilles injury. It is believed that central defender Koscielny, 29, has been troubled by the problem for a while, prompting the Gunners boss to rest him in the draw at Everton […]

Wilshere bids to turn in more dazzling displays for Arsenal

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Jack Wilshere reckons he is nearing a return to his best form after a run of injuries left him frustrated on the sidelines. Gunners midfielder Wilshere, 22, turned in a decent display in the 2-0 defeat at Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. And he believes he can improve even more if he can […]

Wilshere: Hazard magic wrecked our plans to see off Chelsea

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Jack Wilshere believes a sublime piece of skill from Eden Hazard wrecked Arsenal’s plans to snatch a result at Chelsea yesterday. Gunners midfielder Wilshere has admitted that he is disappointed after the 2-0 Premier League defeat at Stamford Bridge. He said: “It was frustrating and we’re disappointed. It was obviously better than last year’s result […]

Rambo: Danny Welbeck can be goalscoring legend at Arsenal

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Danny Welbeck can become a goalscoring legend at Arsenal. Gunners team-mate Aaron Ramsey reckons the England striker can become a fans’ favourite after watching him hit a hat-trick in the 4-1 Champions League triumph over Galatasaray. It means Welbeck, 23, has scored four times in six games following his £16million switch from Manchester United on […]

Gibbs: Hat-trick hero Welbeck is an absolute animal for Arsenal

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Arsenal hat-trick hero Danny Welbeck played like an “animal” in the 4-1 demolition of Galatasaray in the Champions League clash last night. That’s according to Gunners team-mate Kieran Gibbs, who believes the England striker’s desire and graft earned him the first treble of his professional career. Left-back Gibbs said: “He was an animal for us. […]

Determined Gunners to bounce back

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Arsenal have no time to feel sorry for themselves after their drubbing at Manchester City, with another top-of-the-table clash against Chelsea awaiting them next Monday night. The 6-3 defeat was a blow to Arsenal’s title hopes. There is no shame in losing to City at Etihad Stadium. All eight Premier League sides to have visited […]

Arsenal boss Wenger’s fury at late Everton leveller

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Arsene Wenger feels Gerard Deulofeu’s equalizing goal for Everton in Sunday night’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium wasn’t legal due to a foul by Romelu Lukaku in the buildup to that play. The Gunners took the lead late in the second half through Mesut Ozil, only to see them pegged back by […]

Ozil flair boosts Arsenal’s title hopes, says Gunners legend Wilson

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Arsenal great Bob Wilson believes Mesut Ozil provides the spark to give the Gunners real title hopes this season. Arsene Wenger’s outfit’s 1-1 draw with Everton yesterday means the north Londoners are five points clear at the top of the Premier League. And former Arsenal keeper Wilson says the arrival of the £42.5million playmaker from […]

Wilshere: Everton toughest side Arsenal have faced

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Arsenal star Jack Wilshere believes the Gunners must accept the point they earned with the draw against Everton. Mesut Ozil’s late goal looked to have handed Arsene Wenger’s side a Premier League victory but Gerard Deulofeu’s strike four minutes later handed Roberto Martinez’s side a leveller. The draw leaves Wenger’s team five points clear at […]

Szczesny: Arsenal shaping up to be serious title contenders

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Arsenal keeper Wojciech Szczesny reckons the Gunners are shaping up to be serious title contenders. Arsene Wenger’s side host Everton today in a keenly anticipated Premier League showdown with the Reds chasing more points to maintain their position at the top of the table. And Szczesny says the team’s shape is vital to the way […]

Arsenal ace Arteta expects tough test from Everton

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Mikel Arteta is fully aware how good a side his former club Everton has become this season and expects no favours from them when they come to play Arsenal FC at the Emirates Stadium this Sunday. The 31-year-old Spaniard – who spent six-and-a-half years with the Toffees before joining the Gunners in 2011 – said: […]

Podolski Twitter snap with Arsenal pals gives Wenger striker boost

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Arsene Wenger has the answer to his shortage of strikers right under his nose in the shape of fit-again Lukas Podolski. An excited Podolski, out for a lengthy period through injury, took to Twitter to reveal that he was back with the first team today and wrote: “Good news: I can start with the team […]

Arsenal starlet Ox speeding back to full fitness

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has made some major progress in his recovery from a knee injury and is now reportedly able to sprint in training. The 20-year-old midfielder damaged his knee ligaments on the first day of the season in August and has been missing ever since. However, it seems he would soon be back in action […]

Arsenal favourite Gilberto says Gunners can win the Premier League

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Arsenal can win the Premier League, according to former Gunners midfielder Gilberto Silva. Arsene Wenger’s outfit are four points clear at the top of the pile after last night’s 2-0 ttriumph over Hull City at the Emirates. But critics argue that the league leaders won’t be able to maintain their form and end the club’s […]

Jenko desperate to be part of Arsenal Premier League title bid

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Carl Jenkinson says he will grab every opportunity Arsene Wenger gives him to appear in the Arsenal rearguard. Jenkinson stood in for the injured Bacary Sagna last night in the 2-0 win over Hull City in the Premier League. The Emirates triumph keeps the Gunners top of the pile, with a mouth-watering clash at home […]

Arsenal ace Ozil lifts lid on Wenger’s tactical masterplan

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Arsenal star Mesut Ozil says manager Arsene Wenger tasks the Gunners’ attack to weave their own magic when going for goal. Record signing Ozil was on hand to score Arsenal’s second goal in last night’s 2-0 win over Hull in the Premier League following Nicklas Bendtner’s opener. It means the in-form Reds are top of […]

Arsenal boss Wenger no time for Gunners doubters

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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 […]

Wenger: Arsenal must be at best to tame fearless Tigers

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Arsene Wenger has warned that Arsenal will have to be on their guard when they host Hull in the Premier League tomorrow night. Steve Bruce’s outfit travel to the Emirates with a moral-boosting 3-1 triumph over Liverpool under their belts. And Wenger knows the Tigers can pose a threat to the top flight league leaders. […]

Arsenal boss Wenger to rest stars for fixture pile-up

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes tinkering with his starting eleven – as the games come thick and fast – will deliver the best results for the Gunners. Premier League leaders Arsenal host Hull City in the top flight tomorrow night. And they face the prospect of a hectic upcoming schedule of seven games before the […]

Arsenal capture Real Madrid star on loan deal

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Real Madrid have agreed to let their young striker Alvaro Morata join Arsenal for a six-month loan deal in January. (Metro) The source of this report is the Spanish radio station Onda Cero, according to whom, the 21-year-old centre-forward was given the choice to leave Santiago Bernabeu in January for more first-team football, and he […]

Poldi shows support for cancer-battling Arsenal legend Pat Rice

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Lukas Podolski has added his support to former Arsenal player and coach Pat Rice as he battles cancer. The Gunners’ German attacker Podolski was quick to follow up on Aaron Ramsey’s tribute to ex-right-back Rice, 64. It comes after Rice had been admitted to hospital with cancer. Stalwart Rice was at Arsenal for 44 years […]

Arsenal star Ramsey’s display was dazzling, says Arteta

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Mikel Arteta has heaped praised on “fantastic” Aaron Ramsey after his two goals helped Arsenal maintain their lead at the top of the Premier League. Ramsey’s double and a Mathieu Flamini goal gave the Gunners a 3-0 win over Cardiff. And midfielder Arteta was fulsome in his admiration for Ramsey’s display at his former club. […]

Szczesny: Arsenal will still be top in May

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Szczesny Certain Arsenal Will Still ‘Be Top in May’ Wojciech Szczesny believes Arsenal will lift the Barclays Premier League trophy come May if they keep on playing like they are now for the rest of the campaign. “If we carry on like we are now then I’m certain we’ll be top in May,” the Gunners’ […]

EXCLUSIVE: Arsenal to head to America next summer

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Arsenal are set to go on tour to America next summer, Arsenalinsider has been told. A senior source at the Emirates has informed us that Arsene Wenger’s side are being lined up for a game in Boston. The Gunners are also planning to return to Austria for a training camp, we understand. Wenger’s outfit have […]