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Arsenal star ‘going nowhere’ says Wenger

Arsene Wenger says striker Olivier Giroud will not be leaving the club any time soon, after his late goal salvaged a point on Sunday against Southampton. The forward has been constantly linked with a move away from the Emirates after the Gunners signed compatriot Alexander Lacazette in the summer. Giroud was supposed to be going …

Star admits he doesn’t know if he will stay at Arsenal

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere says he is unsure about his future at the Emirates after his contract situation continues to show no signs of changing. Wilshere is yet to make a Premier League start this season and has featuring for just 65 minutes in the league so far, with him mainly playing a part in …

Arsenal Look To Rebound From United Loss Against Southampton

Arsenal will aim to get their season back on track at St Mary’s on Sunday after suffering a demoralising defeat at home to Manchester Utd last weekend. It was one of the most frustrating games for an Arsenal fan to endure as the visitors ruthlessly punished some suicidal defending and then clung on for three …

Wenger once again heaps praise on star

Arsene Wenger has once again praised the performance of midfielder Jack Wilshere following the Gunners’ 6-0 Europa League win over BATE Borisov. Arsenal had already secured qualification into the last 32 of the competition with them topping Group H, but it didn’t stop Wenger’s men producing a determined performance against the Belarusian champions. As the …

Wenger reveals strange insight about Ozil and Sanchez deals

Arsene Wenger has insisted that the contract situation between star duo Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will only make them more hungry to work hard and win. Both players are likely to see their contracts run down at the end of the season, meaning that they will be free to join other clubs without Arsenal …

Sevilla clarify transfer rumours with Arsenal

Sevilla have been quick to clarify rumours surrounding Steven N’Zonzi’s recent trip to London, which sparked huge rumours about a potential move to Arsenal. The Spanish club’s chairman Jose Castro says the trip was for personal reasons and not to negotiate a move back to the Premier League. N’Zonzi has blossomed in La Liga since …

Wenger calls for determined response from players and fans

Arsene Wenger says he wants his Arsenal players to use their loss against Manchester United as motivation to improve for the rest of the campaign. Arsenal lost 3-1 at home to United but were arguably the better team on the night, and the result certainly doesn’t reflect how the game went. Goalkeeper David De Gea …

Adams: Arsenal won’t win the league under Wenger

Arsenal legend Tony Adams says the Gunners will not win the league whilst being managed by Arsene Wenger. The Gunners are 15 points off league leaders Manchester City, and most recently lost 3-1 to rivals Manchester United. Wenger last won the league 14 years ago, and many have been calling for the Frenchman’s head as …

Wenger angry and disappointed after loss

Arsene Wenger has admitted he is both “angry and disappointed” after he watched his side lose 3-1 to Manchester United. United took an early lead through Antonio Valencia, before Lingard made it 2-0 shortly after the 10 minute mark. From there, it seemed the game was dead in the water, and despite a surge of …

Ozil makes Zidane admission

Arsenal wantaway Mesut Ozil has revealed he is still in contact with Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane. The German signed for Arsenal back in 2013, but his current deal at the Emirates is set to expire come the end of the season with no indication he will renew. Many clubs have been linked with Ozil …

Wenger makes Mourinho assumption

Arsene Wenger says he does not expect Jose Mourinho to deploy defensive tactics against his Arsenal side and ‘park the bus’. It has been widely documented that Mourinho tends to play defensively when facing top 6 opposition, and many expect him to continue with 5 at the back during the game against Arsenal. However, with …

Wenger heaps praise on star after another brilliant display

Arsene Wenger has praised Mesut Ozil’s fight after he played a key role in the Gunners’ 5-0 win over Huddersfield on Wednesday. Ozil has been under a lot of scrutiny recently for his rather lax performances, which many say stem from his desire to leave the Emirates. However, after a MoTM performance against Spurs last …

Griezmann reveals why he will NEVER sign for Arsenal

Arsenal have been effectively told where to go by Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, ruling out ever moving to the Emirates after a failed transfer back in 2013. Griezmann is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world, and has attracted attention from clubs all over Europe – including the likes of …

Wenger remains stubborn on Arsenal duo

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has insisted both Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will be at the club beyond the January transfer window, unless ‘something unbelievable’ happens. Both players are out of contract at the end of the season and look unlikely to sign new deals. Mesut Ozil has been strongly linked with a move to …

Forget Alexis and Ozil – that’s not the issue at all

I recently wrote a little piece in this column in which I asked how Arsenal could plan for the future when no one quite knows what is going to happen to Alexis and Ozil. My own view is that the debate over Alexis and Ozil is a red herring: that the future of those players …

Why Arsenal should take the money for top star and run

There comes a time when you have to say that enough is enough and move on. One week fantastic, the next few average, and yet we are constantly told he is a world-class player. The best players perform week in, week out and it’s something we never see from Mesut Ozil – who continually leaves …

How is Arsene Wenger remaining at Arsenal a positive in any way, shape or form?

At the end of last season Stubborn Old Wenger’s stock was at it’s nadir. In all of his time in charge of Arsenal, he had never been more unpopular. His team had been hammered in the Champion’s League by Bayern Münich. Not once, which would almost have been acceptable, particularly in the away game. No, …

How on earth can Arsenal plan anything when two top talents are (probably) going to leave?

On the face of it, it looks like an impossible dilemma. No one knows if Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will sign a new contract or not, so how can the club plan for the future? Sanchez was so strongly linked with a move to Manchester City last transfer window and the deal only did …

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