Backpage Roundup: Rooney Needed to Scare Opposition, Arsenal’s Bids for Bender and Grenier Rejected, Arshavin Was Battling Depression, Mannone, Cesar and More

Rooney Needed to Scare ‘the Opposition’ – Wilshere Jack Wilshere believes that Wayne Rooney would add some much needed intimidation factor to the Arsenal squad, and so the club should do everything to recruit him. (The Sun) The 21-year-old midfielder feels that the Gunners aren’t as fearsome as they used to be and have also […]

Arsenal cruises into Champions League Qualifiers

 Arsenal fans had to endure a few nervous minutes at the end of the Gunners 1-0 win in Newcastle on May 19, but all’s well that ends well as the club managed to finish in fourth place in the English Premier League this season to earn a berth in the qualifying stages of next season’s […]

Arsenal ready for Reading on March 30

Arsenal finally gets back to Premier League action on Saturday March 30 when they take on relegation-battling Reading at home at the Emirates. As has been the case all season long, the Gunners will be determined to earn all three points in the race for third and fourth place along  with Tottenham and Chelsea. Reading […]

Backpage Roundup: Dortmund Want Rosicky Back, Hodgson Cool with Arsenal over Wilshere Injury, Vermaelen Not Worried, Szczesny Senior’s Outburst and More

Dortmund Want Rosicky Back Frustrated Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky’s former club Borussia Dortmund want to sign him back, according to reports emerging from German press. (Metro) Rosicky joined the Gunners from the Bundesliga outfit in 2006 but has failed to fully flourish in London due to his never-ending injury problems. As a result, he is […]

Backpage Roundup: Arsenal Playing For Victory in Athens, Wenger Won’t Quit, Arteta Understands Anger of Boo-Boys, Szczesny Wants Gooner Support and More

Arsenal Playing for Victory against Olympiakos – Gervinho Gervinho has revealed that Arsenal will be playing for a win against Olympiakos on Tuesday night despite the fact that their place in the knockout stages is already confirmed. Coach Arsene Wenger is expected to rest a few players for their trip to Athens but Gervinho says […]

Backpage Roundup: Arsenal Ready to Spend Big, PL Still the Best for Wenger, Gunners Receive Arshavin Enquiries, Walcott Urged to Sign Da Ting and More

Gazidis: Arsenal Ready to Spend Big On Transfers and Salaries After Arsenal FC announced that they have secured a contract extension worth £150million from main sponsors Emirates, the club’s chief executive Ivan Gazidis claimed that the Gunners will soon be able to spend big in the transfer market. Emirates, who are not only Arsenal’s shirt […]

Backpage Roundup: Bendtner Wouldn’t Mind Spurs Move, Walcott Not Leaving In January, Frimpong Departs On Loan, Ramsey Targets Montpellier Win and More

Bendtner Wouldn’t Mind Playing For Spurs In a confession that would make him even more unpopular than before among Arsenal fans, Nicklas Bendtner has revealed that he would be open to signing for Tottenham Hotspur if the Gunners decide to sell him next summer. The Danish striker, who is currently on loan at Juventus from […]

Ton-up Podolski’s pledge to Arsenal fans

NEW Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski plays his 100th game for Germany against Denmark tonight as he edges close to Franz Beckenbauer’s 103 appearances. That is some going for a player who has just turned 27. And the frontman, played wide by Germany boss Joachim Löw so far in the finals, says he is keen to prove […]

Wenger ‘agrees fee’ for Giroud

ARSENE Wenger is said to have agreed a fee of almost £13million to take Olivier Giroud to Arsenal from Montpellier, reports tonight suggest. There is a vast amount of conjecture swirling around that Giroud joining the Gunners could be part of a deal that sees Marouane Chamakh head the other way either on loan or […]

Vote now for Arsenalinsider Awards 2011-12

Hello and welcome to the inaugural Arsenalinsider Awards. Well, that’s probably how I would open proceedings if this were a glitzy bash packed with the good and the great from the world of the Arsenal and it was being screened live to an audience of millions.   Of course, in years to come this may […]

Wright ‘sorry’ for Gooners ‘mugs’ Twitter rant

ARSENAL legend Ian Wright has apologised to Gunners fans after labeling them “mugs” in a rant about Ashley Cole on Twitter. Wrighty backed Cole’s decision to quit Arsenal and join Chelsea after the they lifted the Champions League trophy following a penalty shootout win over Bayern Munich last night. He took to Twitter to attack […] nominated for EPL Blog Award

With the Mayoral elections over, concerns have switched to the next big polls. This week, Arsenalinsider has been placed alongside some of the most popular blogs out there, as nominates the site for best club blog award during the 2011/12 season. By Just skimming over the other nominations, it’s apparent that Arsenal FC blogs dominate the […]

Backpage Roundup: RVP’s Contract, Gunners’ African Tour and More

Wenger: Contract Talks With RVP Will Begin at Season’s End Arsenal FC manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that the Gunner will offer a new deal to club captain Robin van Persie when the 2011/12 Barclays Premier League season ends. Moreover, he declared that even if transfer talks with the Dutchman fail, they will not try […]

Backpage Roundup: Barca Not Interested In RVP, Denilson’s Return and More

Fiorentina Ace Linked With Arsenal Move According to Metro’s website, Fiorentina’s midfield playmaker Adem Ljajic is a summer transfer target for Arsenal FC. Ljajic is a highly technical player and young enough to fit in the Gunners manager Arsene Wenger’s plans. He is equally adept at playing in both the midfield and at the wings, […]

Keep tabs on Andre Santos’ son Arthur, Arsene – one for the future!

With a summer of wild speculation about Robin Van Persie’s future at Arsenal ahead, it’s refreshing to learn that we do have players who love the club unequivocally and are committed to the cause. Of course, there is every chance RVP will sign a new deal and secure a long future at the Emirates and  […]

Arsenal circus needs some new acts, Arsene

Nine years ago Swansea were bottom of the table of league football. Rock soild bottom. Next stop non-league oblivion. Yesterday they were flying high and should be rightly proud of themselves for turning the Arsenal over in royal fashion. They displayed hunger, desire, fight and unity in abundance and deserved the victory. Nine years ago […]