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Aubameyang hints Unai Emery must start him AND Alexandre Lacazette against Chelsea this weekend

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has hinted manager Unai Emery must him both him AND Alexandre Lacazette against Chelsea this weekend.  Aubameyang started the weekend’s 2-0 defeat to Manchester City up front on his own, and was often isolated in a frustrating first half for Arsenal. However after the introduction of Lacazette in the second-half, the duo created …

Guendouzi starts for Arsenal against Manchester City

Matteo Guendouzi will start for Arsenal this afternoon in Unai Emery’s first competitive game as manager.  The Gunners welcome reigning Premier League champions Manchester City to The Emirates in what is set to be an exciting afternoon of football in North London. After a busy summer in the transfer market, Arsenal will be looking to …

Emery responds to Guardiola praise ahead of Manchester City clash

Unai Emery has responded to praise from Pep Guardiola ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Manchester City this Sunday. Guardiola was highly complimentary of Emery ahead of the two side’s meeting on Sunday, describing the Gunners boss as a “top, top manager” who has achieved something “truly unique in football”, referencing the three consecutive Europa League titles …

Play Our Awesome New Predictor Game As Arsenal Face Manchester City In Season Opener

With this season promising to be a genuinely intriguing season as Arsenal start the campaign with a manager other than Arsene Wenger for the first time in over 20 years (it was 1996 when the Frenchman took over as Gunners boss from Bruce Rioch). Unai Emery has the task of succeeding Arsene Wenger and he …

Mkhitayran amongst the ‘best in the league’ insists new Arsenal defender

New Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos says Henrikh Mkhitaryan is one of the ‘best players in the Premier League.’ The pair both joined Dortmund in 2013, where they spent three seasons together before moving to Arsenal within six months of each other. Mkhitaryan joined the Gunners in January from Manchester United, while Sokratis came in North London …

Arsenal summer signing Sokratis relishing opportunity to nurture countryman Konstantinos Mavropanos at The Emirates

Arsenal summer signing Sokratis Papastathopoulos says he is relishing the opportunity to nurture countryman Konstantinos Mavropanos at The Emirates this season. The defensive duo, who are both from Greece, started together in Arsenal’s 8-0 pre-season win over Boreham Wood last week. Mavropanos, 20, joined the Gunners in January while Sokratis arrived as a £16 million signing …

Arsenal fans call on France to knock out Uruguay so they can complete Lucas Torreira transfer

Arsenal fans are calling on France to beat Uruguay this afternoon so they finally complete the transfer of Lucas Torreira. Reports suggest the Gunners are close to completing a deal for the Uruguay midfielder, however will have top wait until after the World Cup to finalise the deal. Torreira recently rejected a chance to undergo …

‘Nice easy start’ – Arsenal fans react as Premier League fixture list is released

Arsenal will welcome Manchester City on the first day of the 2018/19 Premier League season. The full fixture list for all 20 teams was released earlier today, with the first weekend looking set to be a thrilling opener to the new campaign. Manchester United host Leicester City, Liverpool entertain West Ham, and Championship winners Wolverhampton …

Arsenal fans will be excited by Unai Emery insists club chief Ivan Gazidis

Arsenal fans should be prepared to be excited by new manager Unai Emery, insists the club’s chief executive Ivan Gazidis. The Spaniard was appointed as the Gunners new head coach last week after leaving Ligue 1 Champions PSG – replacing Arsene Wenger after his 22-year-spell at the helm of the club. Emery arrives at The Emirates …

Former Gunner expects Arsenal to repeat Burnley heroics against struggling Leicester

Former Arsenal star Paul Merson expects the Gunners to repeat their performance from the weekend when they take on Leicester City tonight. Arsene Wenger’s men swept aside Burnley 5-0 on Sunday in the Frenchman’s last ever game in charge at The Emirates. Wenger will tonight take his side to the King Power Stadium for his …

Arsenal must improve their finishing in Spain next week says Danny Welbeck

Danny Welbeck says Arsenal must take their chances in front of goal next week if they are to make the Europa League final. The Gunners were held to a frustrating 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid at The Emirates on Thursday night. Arsene Wenger’s men had plenty of chances to win the game, having had an …

Manchester United vs Arsenal: Match Preview and Predictions

Unfortunately this game does not come at the right time for Arsenal who would prefer to focus on next week’s game against Atletico but they do need to secure points in their remaining 4 games to ensure that Burley do not overtake them. Arsenal’s current League position sends them into next year’s Europa League. There’s …

Wenger: Atletico have no weakness

Arsene Wenger says Atletico Madrid’s biggest strength is that they have ‘no weakness’. The Gunners take on the La Liga giants tonight in the first-leg of their Europa Leg semi-final. Atletico are favourites to win the competition having only conceded 18 times all season in Spain, and Wenger says he is well aware of how …

Arsenal vs West Ham: Match Preview And Predictions

It’s time for sacrifice at the Emirates as Arsene Wenger needs to decide what is more important: The UEFA Europa League or finishing higher up in the PL. As harsh as it might be, this is the truth; the Frenchman needs to figure out what is the realistic goal especially now that this is his …

Atletico Madrid superstar a ‘big doubt’ for Arsenal clash next week

Atletico Madrid are sweating over the fitness over striker Diego Costa ahead of their Europa League semi-final clash with Arsenal next week. The former Chelsea star picked up a hamstring problem in the second leg of Atletico’s quarter-final win over Sporting Lisbon. Costa limped off the field after 52 minutes with the injury on the …

Wenger: Arsenal will learn from Barcelona’s mistakes ahead of CSKA Moscow clash

Arsene Wenger has insisted his side will learn from the mistakes made by Barcelona in mid-week ahead of the Gunners Europa League quarter final second leg against CSKA Moscow tonight. Barcelona were dumped out of the Champions League at the hands of AS Roma in mid-week, with the Italians turning around a 4-1 deficit from …

Arsenal to Face Moscow in Europa League

The Europa League quarterfinals are set to start with Arsenal having been drawn against Russian side CSKA Moscow. Per reports, the Gunners will host the first leg at the Emirates Stadium on April 5, 2018 and the return game will be held at Moscow after a full week. Spanish side, Atletico Madrid who ranked second …

Arsene Wenger feeling Europa League pressure ahead of Moscow clash

Arsene Wenger says he is aware of the extra pressure on his side ahead of tomorrow night’s Europa League clash against CSKA Moscow. The Gunners welcome the Russian side to The Emirates for the first leg of their quarter-final clash tomorrow, and will be hoping for a repeat performance of that from the previous round …

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