Backpage roundup: Afellay available, Wenger wants ‘special’ players only, Wilshere won’t be rushed and more


Wenger to Be Patient with Wilshere Arsene Wenger has said that when injured midfielder Jack Wilshere regains full fitness, it will be like a fresh new signing for the club, but has insisted that the England international will not be forced back into action ahead of schedule. Wilshere has been on the sidelines due to […]

Arsenal dodges bullet while Wenger protects Ramsey


With Arsenal dropping another two points in a 1-1 draw at Stoke on Saturday, they dodged a major bullet when Newcastle was humbled 4-0 at Wigan. If Newcastle had won, like most fans expected, they’d be just one point behind the Gunners for third place with a game in hand. A win over Stoke might […]