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: 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 […]

Good news – but one more please

If, as is widely being reported, Santi Cazorla is the latest high-profile signing for Arsenal in the off season, it does signal an intent to make some quality signings of international players with undoubted skills that complement the squad. Cazorla should be able to make the transition to the Premier League, and should allow the […]

Backpage roundup: Henry on RVP and Wilshere, Barca to bid for Song, Szczesny’s confidence and more

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Henry: Gunners Will Survive Without van Persie Thierry Henry wants current Arsenal captain Robin van Persie to extend his contract with the club but says that the Gunners will be fine even if the Dutchman is sold this summer. Van Persie shocked the Arsenal faithful at the beginning of July by announcing that he intends […]

Backpage roundup: Graham’s advice, United’s failed RVP bid, Besiktas’ interest in Chamakh, Ganso and Llorente

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Gunners Need To Come Clean, Says Graham George Graham has said that Arsenal need to explicitly confess that they don’t have the financial muscle to battle with some of their super-rich local rivals like the two Manchester clubs and Chelsea. The former Gunners boss also believes that the club should sell their want-away captain Robin […]

Backpage roundup: RVP, Chamakh, Santos and Wenger

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RVP Still the Best, Says Wenger Robin van Persie may have become the public enemy number one in the Netherlands after the Dutch national team’s disappointing group stage exit in the ongoing European Championship, but his club manager Arsene Wenger still thinks the world of him. (Metro) The 28-year-old striker managed to score just one […]

Backpage roundup: Dzagoev’s confession, Ljungberg’s advice, Clichy, Bendtner and more

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Dzagoev Admits Desire to Switch Club Reported Arsenal target Alan Dzagoev has alerted his potential suitors by confessing that he might want to leave his current club CSKA Moscow when his contract with them expires at the end of the year. (Metro) The Russian attacking midfielder has been one of the stars of the European […]

Backpage Roundup: Vieira, RVP’s Media Ban, Wilshere’s New Injury and More

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More Surgery for Wilshere Arsenal starlet Jack Wilshere is all set to go under the knife once again in order to rectify a knee setback that he suffered during his rehabilitation from his long-term ankle injury. (Goal.com) The 20-year-old midfielder played no part in Arsenal’s 2011/12 football season due to his ankle problem and he […]

Backpage Roundup: Bendtner’s New Challenge, RVP’s Wife and Vorm’s Rejection

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Bendtner Wants Fresh Challenge Nicklas Bendtner has declared that he wants to leave Arsenal in the summer transfer window on a permanent transfer. The Danish striker spent the 2011/12 Barclays Premier League season on loan at Sunderland but failed to impress the Black Cats manager Martin O’Neill, who is not keen to recruit him on […]

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RVP will leave Arsenal to play for Barcelona

Recently published articles, some by professional sports journalists and many by amateur bloggers, have theorized, with virtually no supporting data whatsoever, that Robin van Persie is preparing to depart Arsenal for another club (i.e., Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, etc.) If you don’t believe me, just try typing the phrase “Robin van Persie” into the Google search engine, and the […]

RVP will leave Arsenal to play for Barcelona

RVP will leave Arsenal to play for Barcelona

I hope like me everyone had a goodnight relaxed, in the knowledge that we do not have to play again until next Tuesday night. In a game where I thought during the first half especially Liverpool,  could have put at least a couple of goals past us. The hero of the match for me was […]