Gibbs Targets England Return, Arsenal’s Profits Shrink, Bendtner Set to Feature Against Baggies…

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Gibbs Targets England Return Kieran Gibbs is hoping to remain injury-free this season so that he could make the England squad for next summer’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The 23-year -old full-back played 34 matches for Arsenal last season – by far the highest total of his career. But despite being the fittest he […]

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 […]

Wenger to Step Up Gustavo Chase, Arsenal Still Confident of Landing Suarez, Chamakh Off, Martinez’s Advice…

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Wenger to Step Up Gustavo Chase Arsenal FC will try and seal the signing of Bayern Munich’s defensive midfielder Luiz Gustavo in the next few days, according to a report published by the Guardian. The Gunners boss Arsene Wenger recently confirmed his club’s interest in Gustavo’s services but did say that negotiations with his German […]

Backpage Roundup: Wenger Not Leaving, Bayern Enquire About Koscielny, Gunners Tracking Gonalons, Vela Open to Arsenal Return and More

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Wenger Not Leaving Arsenal; Could Stay Beyond 2014 Arsene Wenger has denied that he would leave Arsenal this summer and hinted that he could even extend his current deal, which only has one more year remaining after this one. It was recently speculated that the Gunners boss could leave the North London club at the […]

Robin van Persie ties one on in 1-1 game with Man United

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  For many football fans and bettors it was just inevitable that Robin van Persie would somehow manage to find the back of the net for Man United on his return to the Emirates on April 27. They were right. The Dutch striker was chopped down in the penalty area by Bacary Sagna after he […]

Backpage Roundup: Wenger Concerned About Giroud and Podolski, Rowley Scouting Remy, Vermalen Wants to Replicate United and More

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Wenger Concerned About Giroud and Podolski’s Disappearing Act in Tough Games Arsene Wenger is satisfied with the way Arsenal’s new strike pairing of Olivier Giroud and Lukas Podolski has performed in their first season at the club but is concerned by their struggles in difficult games, according to a club insider. Giroud and Podolski’s combined […]

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 […]

Backpage Roundup: Arteta Retains Penalty Taking Role, No Progress Over Walcott Deal, Fans Told To Behave, Wilshere Defends Wenger’s Record and More

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Arteta Retains Penalty Taking Role Mikel Arteta will continue to take penalty kicks for Arsenal despite his last weekend’s injury time miss against Fulham, coach Arsene Wenger has confirmed. It was thought that the Spaniard would be relieved of penalty kicking duties after that miss, but Wenger has made it clear that he still has […]

Is Arsenal’s glass half full or half empty?

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With Arsenal’s Champions League recent performance against Schalke in Germany as well as the season in general, some supporters are going to view the club’s glass as half full while many others are seeing it as half empty. The team showed it is still suffering from the Jeckyl and Hyde syndrome as it looked great […]

Backpage Roundup: Parlour Blasts ‘Joke’ Santos, Tony Adams Dismisses Arsenal’s Title Chances, Wenger Unhappy With Vermaelen’s Error, Bender Not For Sale and More

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Arsenal Can’t Win With Current Transfer Policy – Tony Adams Arsenal legend Tony Adams has said that the club’s policy of selling their best players is why they cannot win the Premier League title anymore. Adams, who played 672 games for Arsenal during his professional career, also criticised the club’s habit of letting contract renewal […]

Backpage Roundup: Wenger Wants Respect for RVP, Arsenal Announce Jakarta Friendly Plans, Gervinho Out for Three Weeks and More

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Wenger Wants Gunners to Respect RVP Arsene Wenger has said that Arsenal’s upcoming league game against Manchester United isn’t just about proving to Robin van Persie that he made a mistake by leaving them. On Saturday, the Dutch striker would come face to face with his former teammates for the very first time since joining […]

Backpage roundup: Shawcross forgiven for horror tackle, handshakes banned at Arsenal, Wenger not worried about Carroll, Ramsey’s captaincy and more

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                                      Shawcross Has ‘Cleaned Up His Act’ – Wenger Arsene Wenger has given Ryan Shawcross’ England call-up his blessing and said that the Stoke City defender has “cleaned up his act.” The 25-year-old centre-half is a hate […]

Backpage roundup: Walcott told to be patient, Wenger doesn’t miss Drogba, joining Barca a no-brainer for Song, Giroud’s first goal and more

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Wenger Tells Walcott to Be Patient Arsene Wenger has said that aspiring striker Theo Walcott will get his chance to play up front for Arsenal but needs to be a bit patient as there is too much competition for forward places at the moment. The England international has openly spoken of his desire to lead […]

Backpage roundup: Gibbs acknowledges Bould’s impact, Wenger criticises heavy spenders, Diaby inspired by van Persie, Koscielny is ‘top class’ and more

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Gibbs Acknowledges Bould’s Impact Kieran Gibbs is completely sure that Arsenal’s newfound defensive solidarity owes everything to the appointment of Steve Bould as the club’s new assistant manager. (Daily Star) The former centre-half replaced Pat Rice as Wenger’s deputy in the summer and the Gunners backline has transformed itself into an almost impenetrable unit since […]

Backpage roundup: Walcott exit possible, Llorente linked with Arsenal, Mancini acknowledges Arsenal improvement, Wenger backs Wilshere to be better and more

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Wenger Admits Walcott Could Be Sold In January Arsene Wenger has dealt a major warning to contract-rebel Theo Walcott by saying that the England international could be offloaded in the January transfer window if he refuses to sign the extension on offer. Walcott, whose current contract is set to expire next summer, has repeatedly rejected […]

Backpage roundup: Warning For Walcott, Giroud just needs one goal, Watt wants loan move, Wenger’s RVP pain and more

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Wenger Warns Walcott to Sign New Deal or Risk Losing First-Team Position Arsene Wenger has admitted that if Theo Walcott’s contractual situation continues to drag on then there is the possibility of him losing his current place in Arsenal’s first-team squad. The 23-year-old England international’s current contract will expire next summer and so far talks […]

Backpage roundup: Fabregas believes in Wenger, Szczesny remains number one, Vertonghen snub claims, Vermaelen confident, Wilshere return close and more

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Fabregas Has Faith in Wenger Cesc Fabregas has hailed Arsene Wenger’s ability to turn talented youngsters into world class players and is confident that the Frenchman will keep Arsenal in the hunt for title glory this season. Despite losing high quality players such as Robin van Persie and Alexandre Song this summer, the Gunners still […]

Backpage roundup: Drogba not Arsenal bound, Barca target three more Gunners, Sagna going nowhere, Wenger in no rush to sign new deal, Santos’ driving charges and more

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Wenger Downplays ‘Drogba to Arsenal’ Rumour Arsene Wenger has downplayed media reports linking Arsenal with a shock move for former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba. The Ivory Coast international, who now plays for Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua, is purportedly looking to come back to European football, having grown tired of his current club’s internal […]

Backpage roundup: Diaby ‘Is a complete midfielder,’ RVP feeling special, Bendtner still has Arsenal future and more

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Diaby ‘Is A Complete Midfielder’ – Deschamps France manger Didier Deschamps called Abou Diaby the ‘complete midfielder’ after the Arsenal man scored his country’s only goal in a 1-0 win over Finland on Friday in their opening World Cup qualifying game. The marauding 26-year-old Gunner had last played for France in the 2010/11 season and […]

Backpage roundup: Sagna voices displeasure at summer sales, Vermaelen highlights Bould’s influence, Fabregas’ thoughts on Highbury exit, Frimpong’s return and more

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Sagna Unhappy With Summer Sales Bacary Sagna has voiced his displeasure at summer sales of Robin van Persie and Alexandre Song, and said that the star duo’s departure from Arsenal has left ‘a lot of questions.’ In an interview with French magazine L’Equipe, the injured right back said: “Everyone was expecting Robin van Persie to […]

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          Liverpool v Arsenal     Anfield, Sunday, September 2 1:30 p.m. Liverpool won’t be including Clint Dempsey in their side to face Arsenal on Sunday, mainly because they drew the wrath of their fans more than Arsenal did after the debacle that saw him end up at Spurs. Liverpool did ship […]

At least Theo Walcott circus will be over by Aug. 31

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It’s almost not worth writing articles during the transfer window these days since you don’t know who to believe unless you actually talk to the players themselves. And even some of them don’t have clue what’s going on. Looking over the headlines regarding Theo Walcott and his contract negotiations with Arsenal you’ll see there are […]

Backpage roundup: Wright wants Defoe at Emirates, Arteta says RVP is irreplaceable, Vermaelen wants positive thinking, Lansbury sold and Niang gone

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Wenger Should Sign Defoe, Says Wright Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes that Arsene Wenger should sign Jermaine Defoe from fierce rivals Tottenham Hotspur as recently-departed striker Robin van Persie’s replacement. Current Arsenal frontmen Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud are goalless after the opening two matches of the new season, and while Wright is confident that […]

Backpage roundup: Wenger defends strikers, Song blames Arsenal, Tiote not coming but Cabaye might, and Ox wants central role

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Wenger Insists Arsenal Will Find Scoring Touch Arsene Wenger has leapt to the defence of Olivier Giroud and Lukas Podolski, and has assured Arsenal fans that his misfiring attackers will soon start scoring goals. While the Gunners’ midfield players looked bright in their Sunday’s game against Stoke City, the front trio of Giroud, Podolski and […]

Backpage Roundup: Ljungberg Retires, Sahin Slipping Away, Ox Resumes Full Training and More

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Resumes Full Training Arsenal attacker Alex Oxlade-Chamberlaine has resumed full training after missing the first match of the new Premier League season due to injury. The England international is expected to be a part of the Gunners’ travelling party that will take on Stoke City on Sunday at Britannia Stadium. However, central defender […]