Szczesny Confident Arsenal’s Drought Will End, Cerci Knows Nothing About PL Interest, Wilshere Wants Armband, Cesc Staying…

Wojciech Szczesny

Szczesny Confident Arsenal’s Drought Will End Wojciech Szczesny is confident that Arsenal FC will get their hands on a major trophy if they concentrate on simply maintaining their impressive start to the new season. The Gunners last won a major title back in 2005 when they edged Manchester United in the FA Cup final on […]

Wilshere Set to be Rested Against Germany, Shearer Backs Benzema for Arsenal, But Lawrenson Prefers Benteke, Szczesny Injured, Bendtner Told to Leave…


Wilshere Set to Play Just One Friendly on Wenger’s Request Arsene Wenger is hoping that Jack Wilshere features in just one of England’s two friendly matches, after he held a detailed discussion with the Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson over the midfielder’s fitness. (The Mirror) Wilshere has been struggling with niggling ankle injuries for the […]

Wenger Cautious with Wilshere’s Ankle, Fabregas Talks Emirates Return, Arsenal and Inter Set for Multiple Battles, Adler’s Snubs…


Wenger Cautious with Wilshere’s Ankle Jack Wilshere is an injury concern for Arsenal FC, and manager Arsene Wenger has admitted that the midfielder’s ankle problem is being carefully monitored by the club’s medical staff due to his history. The 21-year-old Gunner’s ankle injuries have forced him to miss 17 months of football so far in […]

Llorente Eyes Arsenal Transfer, Giroud Unconcerned by Dortmund Defeat, Wilshere Too, Ramsey Admits Fault, Del Piero on Ozil…


Llorente Eyes Arsenal Transfer – Report Juventus striker Fernando Llorente wants to end his miserable spell in Turin by joining Arsenal in the January transfer window, claim The Express. The 28-year-old Spaniard has played just seven games so far for the Old Lady since signing for them on a free transfer from Athletic Bilbao in […]

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 […]

Wenger Praises Wilshere’s Character, Szczesny Feels Good Times A’ Comin’, Benzema told to Leave…


Wenger Praises Wilshere’s Character Arsene Wenger praised Jack Wilshere’s character after the Arsenal midfielder scored the club’s only goal in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with West Brom at the Hawthorns. Wilshere, 21, erased Claudio Yacob’s opening goal in the second half despite struggling to find his rhythm and being the target of some heavy tackling from […]

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


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 […]

Walcott Wants Away Form Replicated At Emirates, Perez Teases Ozil Again, Conte In For Wenger…


Walcott Wants Away Form Replicated At Emirates Theo Walcott has hailed Arsenal’s tremendous away form and urged his teammates to replicate the same kind of quality at the Emirates Stadium too. After Wednesday’s 2-1 win over Marseille in France, the Gunners have now won ten consecutive games on their travels, which is a club record. […]

Ozil and Di Maria Reject Arsenal Interest, Podolski Hamstrung, Flamini Signs, Walcott Unconcerned…


Ozil and Di Maria Reject Arsenal Interest Real Madrid playmaker Mesut Ozil has followed his teammates Karim Benzema and Angel di Maria in rejecting a potential move to Arsenal. There were rumours of the trio being unsettled due to Real’s big-money move for Tottenham winger Gareth Bale and their interest in Liverpool striker Luis Suarez. […]

Wilshere Threatens to Quit Arsenal If Wenger Leaves, Gunners Tracking Real Madrid Duo, HSV’s Bendtner Bid, Benteke Recommended…


Wilshere Threatens to Quit Arsenal If Wenger Leaves Jack Wilshere has threatened that he might also leave Arsenal if the incumbent manager Arsene Wenger is shown the door. The Gunners boss is under immense pressure these days from the club’s fans due to his numerous failings in the transfer market. In a bid to stave […]

Gustavo Signs for Wolfsburg, Arteta Out for a Month, Wilshere Demands Mature Gunners, PSV Pair…


Gunners Lose Gustavo Battle Too Arsenal FC’s efforts to recruit quality players have been met with yet another disappointment after it was confirmed that Brazil international Luiz Gustavo has rejected them in favour of signing for Wolfsburg. The Gunners had agreed a transfer fee of £17.2million with Bayern Munich and desperately wanted to sign him […]

Gervinho and Chamakh Leaving, Rodgers Accuses Arsenal Of ‘Playing Games’, Wilshere Wants Suarez…


Gervinho and Chamakh On Verge Of Arsenal Exit Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Marouane Chamakh and Gervinho are close to leaving Arsenal for pastures new. The Gunners are ready to take a hit of almost £4million on Gervinho just two years after signing him from Lille for £10.8m. He is currently in Italy finalising his […]

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

Arteta Arsenal 2011

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 […]

Backpage roundup: Wilshere in Arsenal squad, Wenger’s ‘Moment Of Truth,’ Ayew happy at Marseille and more


Wilshere Back in Arsenal Squad Jack Wilshere has been included in Arsenal’s 18-man squad for Saturday’s away game against Norwich City, according to his agent. While coach Arsene Wenger had told the press on Friday morning that Wilshere would play another under-21 to build up his fitness, the player’s agent Simon Bayliff revealed a few […]

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 […]

Can Arsenal depend on Wilshere and Rosicky this season?

With the start of the season quickly creeping up on the calendar and the transfer window being open until the end of August, Arsenal, like most other Premier League teams, aren’t sure who will be in the line-up on opening day and who might not be with the club any more. One thing looks certain […]

Could Arsenal’s pre-season tour do more harm than good?


With the pre-season now under way I’ve heard some supporters mention that tours over to Asia and America are actually doing teams more harm than good these days for several reasons. One of the main objections is all of the travel involved. Some people feel players are simply getting tired out by travelling thousands of […]

Deja vu, all over again

RVP 2012

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 […]

What to expect from Wilshere next season


The Wengerism ‘like a new signing’ will never be greeted with more excitement than when Jack Wilshere returns to action for Arsenal next season. The extremely talented 20-year-old missed the entire 2011/12 season with a recurring ankle problem after a highly impressive first campaign in Arsenal’s midfield. With the departures of Cesc Fabregas and Samir […]

Why did Frimpong delete this Twitter pic of Wilshere?


Gooners didn’t get much of a chance to see Jack Wilshere enjoying a massage when Arsenal’s very own chief Tweeter Emmanuel Frimpong posted this fetching snap on his Twitter account.  For some reason Frimpers took the image down almost immediately but as you can see from Jack’s pose and thumbs-up gesture he was happy for […]

Jack Wilshere could finish the season on the pitch


It’s believed that young English midfielder Jack Wilshere may still return to the Gunners before the season’s over and could still play a part in the team’s late-season run for third place and a guaranteed Champions League spot for next season. Manager Arsene Wenger hasn’t publicly announced a timetable for Wilshere’s return, but the Independent […]

Wenger must deal with Wilshere’s Twitter rant


Hic! Henry Norris is the rather squiffy football correspondent of the Bugle newspaper and an ardent Arsenal supporter to boot. Each week he’ll join us here at to bring you his forthright views on all things AFC…please be advised, he hits the bottle early! Jack the lad… Now then, it occurs to me that […]

Wenger hints at Wilshere’s Arsenal comeback


Arsene Wenger has hinted that Jack Wilshere may yet play a part in our season after positive news emerged regarding his injury. Wilshere has been sidelined for the season after picking up a serious ankle injury pre-season and the Gunners have missed his invaluable midfield contribution. Wenger has revealed Wilshere, 20, has returned to light […]

2012 could be different

Three loses in a row

Perhaps that should be, 2012 HAS to be different. More than some recent poor results, last night’s 0-0 with Bolton felt like it signalled the death knell for our season. I say this because for once we can’t hide behind conceding fluke goals or wonder goals. I say this because despite keeping a clean sheet […]

Crocked Arsenal star Wilshere ‘out for season’


Arsenal star Jack Wilshere looks almost certain to miss the rest of the season after scans showed his latest injury setback is worse than first feared. The Daily Mail is reporting that our boy wonder is now even doubtful for England’s Euro 2012 campaign as he is unlikely to feature at all for us this […]