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There Is Still Hope For Arsenal This Season

The fans at Arsenal have taken a hammering on social media in the wake of their side’s embarrassing defeat to Watford. The retaliation to the loss, especially the comments aimed at manager Arsene Wenger from some sections of The Emirates faithful has been, frankly, over the top and sensationalist. Whilst no one was expecting a …

Arsene Wenger Right To Use Welbeck With Caution

Transfer Deadline Day was not a happy one for Arsenal fans, who were left frustrated with their side’s virtual inactivity in the market and seeing out-of-favour defensive pair Matheiu Debuchy and Carl Jenkinson remain at the Emirates. Furthermore, their frustrations with winter business at The Emirates paled into insignificance as they watched struggling Watford pull …

Arsenal’s Win At Southampton Shows Wenger’s Squad Is More Than Strong Enough

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was bold in his claims after the 5-0 drubbing of Southampton in the FA Cup at the weekend. After Theo Walcott scored a hat-trick and Danny Welbeck scored twice on his return from injury, Wenger was prepared to say that his current crop of attacking players are stronger than the “Invincibles” …

Arsenal vs Watford: Match Preview And Prediction

Arsenal face an incredibly inconsistent Watford side which just lost 1-0 to Millwall in the FA Cup and like many of the lower positioned sides in the Premier League have been unable to back 1 win up with another win more often than not and have failed to deliver results whenever they needed them the …

Is Xhaka The £30m Buy Failing To Pay Off?

It is interesting to note that before this season, Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka had only been given one straight red card in his career. All but one of his eight previous dismissals at other clubs were for two yellow cards. Yet both sending offs for Arsenal, against Swansea and Burnley have been for one challenge. …

Southampton vs Arsenal: Match Preview And Prediction

Arsenal face Claude Puel’s side in this Saturday’s last FA Cup game and hope to start off well in what will be a tough 2 weeks due to Wenger’s suspension. The FA gave the verdict and it is not a pleasant one as the Frenchman will have to sit out the next 4 games one …

Wenger Sent To The Stands For 4 Games Including Chelsea Clash

Bad news for Arsenal who just lost Wenger for the next 4 games one of which is the all-important match against Chelsea. This was probably the biggest worry every passionate Arsenal fan had after seeing the way the Frenchman reacted at the end of the Burnley game. Now, Wenger will miss the FA Cup confrontation …

Will It Be Another Season Where Arsenal Can’t Follow Through?

Since that majestic ‘Invincibles’ season of 2003/04, Arsenal’s final league positions have been scattered between 2nd and 4th. Despite being the club’s most successful ever manager, Arsene Wenger has come under increasing fire from fans for failing to win a fourth Premier League title, with criticism coming to a head last season as plucky Leicester …

Wenger On Premier League Players’ Exodus To China

Not many understand Wenger’s mentality and most blame his transfer policy for the lack of big trophies in recent times. While it is true Arsenal haven’t quite held their own against Chelsea, City or United in terms of trophies or transfers, there are many, many other things the Frenchman brings to the table. The Gunners …

Can Arsenal’s On-Loan Players Fill Squad Gaps?

Arsenal are in a very difficult situation few talk about. They have an extremely good squad that needs few adjustments. All positions are covered and if everyone stays fit, there isn’t much room for someone new to come in and be better than what we see from the Gunners on a weekly basis. They have …

Alexis Sanchez’s Swansea Outburst Was No Big Deal According To Wenger

Everyone saw how unhappy Sanchez was after being replaced by Danny Welbeck during the Swansea game. It is difficult to figure out what he was thinking this weekend but knowing how passionate he is and how much he cares about every game he plays for club or country it should not be a big surprise …

Swansea City 0 – 4 Arsenal: Match Report

It was a very good victory for Arsenal as the Gunners managed to take down a sturdy wall built by Paul Clement’s boys. Luck was definitely on Wenger’s side with Iwobi’s two main goal attempts turning into own goals. That aside, the North Londoners did create a lot of chances and found the goal on …

Arsenal 2 – 1 Preston NE: Match Report

Olivier Giroud

Giroud should get a contract for life at the Emirates after this season in which he has singlehandedly saved the team from disasters. He scored against PSG twice, he scored against Ludogorets, he scored against West Brom, he scored against Bournemouth and now against Preston. Without these goals, Arsenal would now probably be in the …

Arsenal’s Best Kept Secret

Although the Arsenal Lotto has been around since 2012 not many of us have ever entered it or heard about it. It’s a pity though as not only it could make you a millionaire but each lotto bet also supports The Arsenal Foundation. If it sounds like something you’d enjoy don’t forget to take advantage …

Arsenal Legend Thinks Hector Bellerin Is Destined For Greatness

Hector Bellerin has barely put a foot wrong in his senior career at Arsenal and the praise and complements keep coming his way the more he plays. Cameroonian former Arsenal right-back Lauren, who was one of the legendary invincibles, knows a thing or two about playing on the right side of Arsenal’s defense. Lauren was …

Giroud Keen On Staying At The Emirates

Olivier Giroud

When it comes to strikers in front of goal over the course of his tenure in the Premier League you can argue that you can count the players more underrated than Giroud on one hand and even that is generous. The Frenchman is easily one of the best strikers in the world and surely one …

Will Arsenal Benefit From Finally Getting These 4 Players Back?

Good news for Arsenal who might be finally getting a full fit squad by the beginning of February. The only player who could be unlikely to make any appearances in the second part of the season is Santi Cazorla whose return date is set around the middle of March. Other than that, all players should …

Arsenal 1 – 0 WBA: Match Report

Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud showed once more how important he is for Arsenal. While Sanchez shined, he didn’t manage to score in a game that registered an 80% possession for the Gunners. The French striker is exactly what Wenger needs during games like these when things are not working. Giroud offers a different option and he is …

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