Arsenal ‘dark horse’ for Champions League if Chambers gets new role

Calum Chambers

Arsenal have been tipped as a dark horse to win the Champions League this season IF Arsene Wenger pushes Calum Chambers into midfield. Former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann reckons Chambers, 19, should be given the chance to protect the back four ahead of tonight’s Champions League clash against Galatasaray. Wenger must consider his options in […]

Buoyant Arsenal can lift Premier League title, says Arteta

Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta is convinced Arsenal can maintain their fantastic run of form and claim the Premier League title. Gunners midfielder Arteta is poised to face his former club Everton when Arsene Wenger’s side host the Toffees in a top flight encounter in north London on Sunday. Arsenal go into the clash four points clear at […]

Arsenal star Ramsey’s display was dazzling, says Arteta

Aaron Ramsey

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. […]

Arteta: Wilshere’s Arsenal’s very own bull – and Ozil’s up for banter

Mikel Arteta Injury

Mikel Arteta has delivered his verdict on some of his Arsenal team-mates – and has likened Jack Wilshere to a Spanish bull! Gunners midfielder Arteta reckons the England star is a tough proposition when it comes to getting off the ball – and has even gone into detail about the strength in his legs. Arteta […]

Arteta buoyant ahead of Arsenal’s Dortmund Champions League clash

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Mikel Arteta says Arsenal will go into the clash with Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League buoyed by the Premier League victory over Liverpool. Spanish midfielder Arteta played his part in the win over Brendan Rodgers’s side – and now the Gunners face two more tough fixtures in the shape of the Germans tomorrow night […]

Arteta calls for Arsenal to get tough ahead of crucial fixtures

Mikel Arteta

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 […]

Arteta: I tried to block Chamakh but didn’t deserve red

Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta has admitted that he tried to block Marouane Chamakh in the tussle that saw him red carded in the 2-0 Premier League win at Crystal Palace yesterday. But the Arsenal midfielder believes he didn’t deserve to get his marching orders for tangling with the former Gunners striker. Arteta was sent off after giving […]

Arteta calls for calm as Arsenal face crucial fixtures

Mikel Arteta

Gunners midfielder Mikel Arteta has called for calm within the club as Arsenal enter a crucial part of the campaign. Arsene Wenger’s side sit at the top of the Premier League table and pundits are describing the Emirates outfits as serious title contenders. And Arsenal can help their cause to make the knockout stages of […]

Wenger Admits Chasing Higuain, Gnabry Praised, More Bender Bids, Owen Dismisses Gunners…


Wenger Admits Chasing Higuain in summer Arsene Wenger has revealed how he tried to sign Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain from Real Madrid this summer before the player secured his move to SSC Napoli. The Gunners boss, for the first time, has admitted he rates Higuain very highly and was in the running for his signature […]

Arsenal star Ozil scares opponents, claims Arteta

Mikel Arteta

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil can scare the wits out of Premier League opponents, according to Gunners team-mate Mikel Arteta and give Emirates midfielder Arteta, currently side-lined through injury, has heralded the arrival of the German international from Real Madrid in a club record £42.5million deal. And the former Everton ace believes Ozil gives the Gunners […]

Pardew Criticises Arsenal’s ‘Derisory’ Cabaye Bid, Carragher’s Views on Panicking Gunners, Pogba Bid Coming…


Pardew Criticises Arsenal’s ‘Derisory’ Cabaye Bid Arsenal FC yesterday did to Newcastle United what Manchester United had done to Everton a day earlier. The Gunners, under pressure from their fans to strengthen their squad, decided to pursue Magpies midfielder Yohan Cabaye’s signature but offered only £10.2million for him, and their attempt was deservedly rejected. It refreshed […]

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


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 […]

Arteta injury blow throws Wenger plans into chaos

Mikel Arteta Injury

Arsenal’s Premier League kick-off has been thrown into chaos with the news that Mikel Arteta is set to miss the first six weeks of the season through injury. Influential Gunners midfielder Arteta will be sidelined after suffering a torn thigh muscle in training today, reports claim. Emirates boss Arsene Wenger is said to have disclosed […]

Arsenal 1-0 Fulham:Poor performance, great result


The result was a lot better than the performance on Saturday April 20 when Arsenal snuck in and out of Craven Cottage and took three points from cross town rivals Fulham. An argument could be made that if Fulham didn’t have Steve Sidwell sent off in the 12th minute of play then points would have […]

Arsenal leapfrogs into third place with 3-1 win over Norwich

Arteta Arsenal 2011

  Once Arsenal’s big guns all took to the pitch late in the game the club woke up in time to slam home three late goals for a 3-1 win over a pesky Norwich side. The three points move the Gunners into third place for the time being with 59 points as they leapfrogged over […]

Arsenal doesn’t break a sweat in 4-1 win over Reading


Chelsea’s loss was Arsenal’s gain on Saturday March 30. The Gunners didn’t really break a sweat while disposing of an uninterested Reading side 4-1 at home while Rafael Benitez led his men to another loss, this one a 2-1 defeat down on the south coast at Southampton. Spurs managed to beat Swansea 2-1 to sneak […]

Backpage Roundup: Arteta Proud Of Arsenal’s Effort, Wenger Worried About PL Plight, N’Koulou Set for Marseille Exit, Miyaichi’s Injury and More

Arteta Arsenal 2011

Arteta Proud Of Gunners Effort Mikel Arteta says that he and his Arsenal teammates gave their all in the second leg against Bayern Munich and their performance on Wednesday night was nothing to be ashamed of. The Gunners defeated the Bavarians 2-0 at Allianz Arena but crashed out of the competition as Bayern had scored […]

Arsenal falls 2-1 to Spurs but Champions League still in reach


Champions League football is still possible for Arsenal next season, but there’s no denying that it’s going to be quite an uphill battle after dropping a 2-1 decision to Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Sunday March 3. Third-place Spurs are now seven points clear of the Gunners while fourth-place Chelsea sits five ahead of […]

Backpage Roundup: Arsenal Tracking Juventus Defender and Sunderland Goalie, Wenger Assures Fight Back in Munich, Walcott Urges Gunners to Move On and More


Arsenal Tracking Juventus Defender Arsenal FC have identified Juventus’ second-choice right-back Martin Caceres as a potential signing for next summer, according to the latest Arsenal transfer news on talkSPORT. After suffering a humiliating exit in the FA Cup at the hands of Championship outfit Blackburn Rovers last weekend, it was reported that the Gunners will […]

Arsenal needs minor miracle in Munich

Arsenal FC

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: Arsenal Announce Price Freeze, January Buying Shows Weakness, Beckham Training with Gunners, Ramsey’s New Role and More


Arsenal Announce Price Freeze for Next Season Arsenal FC have delivered some good news to their fans by confirming that ticket prices at Emirates Stadium for the 2013/14 season will remain unchanged. The Gunners’ ticket pricing policy is considered very high and it got criticised earlier this month after more than 900 Manchester City fans […]

Backpage Roundup: Arteta Out Injured, Wenger Frustrated, Szczęsny Wants to Emulate Maldini and Scholes, Gunners on ‘Good Road’ with Walcott and More

Arteta Arsenal 2011

Arteta Out for Three Weeks Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta will not be available for the remainder of January due to a calf strain. The 30-year-old playmaker picked up the knock in training before Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat to Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on Sunday. He missed that game and is […]

Backpage Roundup: Walcott Accused of Buying Penalty, Arteta Praises Wigan, Wenger Satisfied With Victory, West Ham Enter Chamakh Talks and More

Theo Walcott scores against Udinese

Walcott Accused of Buying Penalty Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez has accused Theo Walcott of buying the penalty decision that enabled Arsenal to win Saturday’s clash at the DW Stadium. Walcott went down inside the penalty area on a challenge from Jean Beausejour, and Martinez believes that it was an intentional tumble by the Arsenal […]

Arsenal within reach of fourth place after 5-2 dismantling of Reading


Arsenal inched closer to fourth place in the Premier League standings with a thorough 5-2 beating of Reading at the Madejski Stadium on Monday Dec. 17. Santi Claus came early this year for the Gunners as Spanish midfield maestro Santi Cazorla banged in a hat trick with goals in the 32nd 34th and 60th minutes. […]

Backpage Roundup: Arteta Defends Cazorla but Wenger Apologises, Diame Available For Cheap, Holloway Fed-Up and More


Arteta Defends Cazorla Over Diving Allegations Mikel Arteta doesn’t think that Santi Cazorla dived in Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat of West Bromwich Albion on Saturday as he believes his compatriot is not that ‘sort of player.’ Cazorla went to the ground inside the penalty area despite the fact that WBA’s Steven Reid didn’t touch him. Referee […]