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

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 […]

Gervinho making the most of his chances

After failing to impress many Arsenal fans last season, Ivory Coast international Gervinho has been more than a pleasant surprise so far this campaign. While he may not be as accomplished at finishing as Robin van Persie was, his five goals see him leading the club in the scoring department, just ahead of Lukas Podolski’s […]

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

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 […]

David Seaman on Arsenal’s Goalies & Management

Arsenalinsider got a chance to sit down with Dave Seaman. Here’s the scoop: Question: What do you think about Arsenal’s current goalies? Seaman: Arsenal’s goalkeeping situation is good. They have got some young goalkeepers. That’s the only problem that they’re young. But Szczesny is doing a fantastic job. He is so much better than me […]

Terry Burton returns to Arsenal as reserves coach

Former Gunner Terry Burton has rejoined the club as coach of the reserve team and head of development. The 59-year-old rejoins Arsenal from Sheffield Wednesday, where he was the club’s assistant manager. Burton joined Arsenal as a schoolboy and won the 1971 FA Youth Cup with the club and then coached the youth team back […]

Parlour: Bould will be hit as Wenger’s new No.2 at Arsenal

Ray Parlour believes Steve Bould can give Arsenal fresh impetus and provide Gunners players with the inspiration to get back amongst the silverware next season. Arsenal have confirmed that assistant manager Pat Rice will be leaving the club at the end of the season, with youth team coach Bould named as Arsene Wenger’s new No.2. […]