Ozil Feels No Pressure at Arsenal, KP Confronts Wilshere, Sagna Eyes Exit, Jenkinson’s Unique Situation…

Ozil Feels No Pressure Playing for Arsenal Mesut Ozil says playing in the Barclays Premier League for Arsenal hasn’t added any extra pressure on him, and he already feels at ease in English football. The £42.5million signing played in the shadow of Cristiano Ronaldo and other superstars at Real Madrid but was asked to be […]

The armband – does it mean anything?

As I touched on in my article last week: with Robin van Persie surely set to leave Arsenal this summer, the club is about to face yet another change in captaincy, with the Dutch striker having only replaced Cesc Fabregas as skipper a year ago. I suggested Bacary Sagna as a replacement in my last […]

Deja vu, all over again

We’ve been here before, haven’t we? Too many times. Star player…club captain…one-man team…selling club. The words have lost all meaning. Though I have been toughened up by so many recent experiences (or perhaps simly grown numb to the modern running of Arsenal FC) I have to, as ever, express my disappointment at Arsene Wenger and […]

Arsenal go direct in smash-and-grab win

So often the story with Arsenal is now well we played and how unlucky we were to lose. Quite the opposite today as we inflicted a first home defeat of the season on Liverpool. A header from a cross and a volley from a lofted through-ball – not exactly Arsenal-like goals under Arsene Wenger, but […]

Benayoun and Rosicky run the show in classic derby

Sorry, Spurs fans. You’ll have to wait yet another year to attempt a league double over Arsenal, with the Gunners putting their neigbours to the sword with a superb 5-2 fightback at the Emirates Stadium today. The game continued the goal-crazy trend for games between the big sides in the Premier League this season, with […]

Sagna surgery successful

Arsenal full-back Bacary Sagna has undergone successful surgery on his broken leg and is expected to be sidelined for a minimum of three months. The France international suffered the injury during the Gunners’ 2-1 defeat to North London rivals Tottenham on Sunday. The French Football Federation revealed later that evening that the defender was set […]

Youngster targets Arsenal starting role

Former Charlton Athletic youngster Carl Jenkinson, signed by Arsenal this summer, has Bacary Sagna’s right-back slot in his sights this season. The young defender has looked impressive for the Gunners in pre-season, and says he has every ambition to become first choice at the club. However, he has acknowledged Sagna’s quality, and knows he will […]