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Will Maher Eventually Join Arsenal?

The rumors that circulated during the winter transfer period seem to continue as far as Adam Maher’s future goes. AZ Alkmaar’s 19 year old midfielder got the management’s blessing to find a new team but no deal was delivered in time to sign. Arsenal are the ones most likely to land a future signature for …

Monreal Puts Gibbs’ Spot In Peril With Excellent Debut

Arsenal managed to defeat Stoke in what was one of the most static matches of the season. The Gunners were still recovering after the Liverpool match and Stoke just couldn’t do anything of note. The winning goal came during the 77th minute, after Podolski’s deflected free kick fooled Asmir Begovic. As far as the game …

Wenger’s Tight Budgets Cost Arsenal Yet Another Transfer

After the transfer period closed up, many rumors and official statements regarding failed player signings have appeared. A lot of negotiations have been kept secret in order to avoid complicating the deals and also competition between clubs. Several rounds of talks occurred and most did not come to anything. One of the most important confrontations …

Arsenal vs Stoke – Pulis will win nothing with a hat like that

There are hats and there are hats and there is the ludicrous stupidity that only Tony Pulis wears. I mean what is the point of that sort of baseball cap thing that he parades around in? It doesn’t look good, it doesn’t keep the head warm, it doesn’t keep the sun out on a winter’s …

Gibbs Gets Worse – Wilshere Gets Called-up

It seems that bringing in Nacho Monreal was a better deal than expected. According to Arsenal’s medical staff, Kieran Gibbs will be unavailable for as much as twice the time initially expected. After the Liverpool encounter Gibbs had severe thigh pains, further investigation showed that he will be out for at least six weeks. Wenger’s …

What’s the News on Arsenal’s Transfer Monreal

The transfer window has closed and Arsenal managed to sign Malaga’s defender Nacho Monreal. He is an excellent replacement for Kieran Gibbs who is going to be out for about three weeks according to Wenger’s post Liverpool match statements. The match against The Reds forced the gunners to push for a transfer, although Arsene Wenger …

Wenger talks transfer sense- boring but true

My colleague Jacko Jones made a very interesting point at the end of his most recent post when he quoted Arsene Wenger’s words about the transfer window. Wenger revealed that the Gunners were close to making another signing and the only thing that stopped them was the other club not wanting to let the player …

Arsenal move at the speed of a hare and avoid the tortoises

The speed at which Arsenal moved to get a new left back after the injury to Gibbs is something that the nay-sayers who gather around the blogsphere should contemplate. For a move to go through this quickly Arsenal must have been ready with the transfer. Indeed the word in the press arena is that the club …

Arsenal in Crisis as Left-back Role is Uncovered

The defense was what denied Arsenal the win against Liverpool last night. With a barely recovered Thomas Vermaelen and missing a strong defensive midfielder, the gunners face yet another problem that must be fixed within the next 24 hours. Arsenal’s left back, Kieran Gibbs, finished the game limping. According to Wenger, his starting player is …

Arsenal / Liverpool; anniversaries, hats, left backs and falling over.

This was the 42nd anniversary to the day of a match between these two clubs.  On that occasion, 42 years ago, Liverpool scored early in each half.  But there the comparisons end.  42 years ago, Arsenal didn’t reply and Liverpool won 2-0.  42 years ago, Arsenal were just five points behind the leaders.  42 years …

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