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Arsenal V Leicester City – Team News And Predicted XI

Arsenal will be hoping that the international break doesn’t halt their momentum. They head into the game against Leicester City on Monday night off the back of nine straight wins in all competitions. The Gunners have one new injury concern heading into the match. Sokratis Papathastopoulos had to be taken off at half-time playing for …

Arsenal vs Qarabag: Team news and predicted starting XI

Everything you need to know ahead of Arsenal’s trip to Qarabag Arsenal will be hoping to make it eight wins on the bounce when they make the 5000-mile round trip to Azerbaijan tomorrow night to take on Qarabag in the Europa League. Unai Emery has named a strong squad to travel to Baku, however there …

Arsenal vs Watford: Team news and predicted starting XI

Everything you need to know ahead of tomorrow’s clash at The Emirates. Unai Emery will be looking to continue his fine start to life as Arsenal boss when his side welcome Watford to The Emirates tomorrow afternoon. The Gunners have won all six of their last games in all competitions, most recently sweeping aside Brentford …

Arsenal vs Brentford: Team news and predicted starting XI

Everything you need to know about tonight’s clash with Brentford  Arsenal welcome Championship high flyers Brentford to The Emirates this evening as they begin their Carabao Cup campaign on home soil. Unai Emery’s side have been in a rich vein of form, winning all five of their last games in all competitions, and they will …

Arsenal v Newcastle – Match Preview and Predicted XI

Arsenal will be looking to keep up momentum with a third straight victory against Newcastle on Saturday.  Following a home win against West Ham and an away victory versus Cardiff, Unai Emery’s men will head to St James’ Park at the weekend in a positive frame of mind. Starting with consecutive defeats against Manchester City …

Martin Keown reveals who he believes Arsenal’s key man will be this season

Arsenal legend Martin Keown believes Unai Emery should build his side around Alexandre Lacazette this season. The Frenchman has been the Gunners star player so far this season, despite only starting one Premier League game. Lacazette impressed in cameo appearances against Manchester City, Chelsea and West Ham, and was finally rewarded with a start against …

Sol Campbell reveals the player who he thinks can make or break Arsenal’s season

Sol Campbell believes Arsenal’s hopes of challenging for the top four hinge on the form of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gabon international got off to a flying start in North London last season following his record breaking January move from Borussia Dortmund, scoring 10 times in his first 13 Premier League games. However the 29-year-old has …

You Vote: should Alexandre Lacazette start against Cardiff tomorrow?

Should Alexandre Lacazette start against Cardiff tomorrow afternoon? The Frenchman has been left-out of the starting line-up for all three of Arsenal’s Premier League fixtures so far, with manager Unaui Emery preferring Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as his first choice striker. Despite starting from the bench however, the former Lyon man has still been one of the …

Arsenal vs Cardiff – Match Preview and Predicted XI

Arsenal travel to Cardiff on Sunday hoping to build on their victory against West Ham last weekend. Cardiff are the only team in English league football that are yet to score a single goal this season, but have managed to come away with two points from their opening three games – showing that they have …

Ashley Cole says Arsenal still need time to adapt to Unai Emery

Former Gunner Ashley Cole believes new Arsenal still need time to adapt to the ideas of new manager Unai Emery. Emery replaced the long-serving Arsene Wenger at the end of last season, but has endured a difficult start to his career in North London. The Gunners lost their opening game of the season 2-0 to reigning champions …

Arsenal vs West Ham: Injury news and predicted starting XI

Everything you need to know about this afternoons clash with West Ham United  Arsenal welcome West Ham United to the The Emirates this afternoon as Unai Emery looks for his first competitive win as manager. The Gunners have endured a difficult start to the season, losing both of their opening games to Manchester City and …

Emery insists Arsenal won’t take West Ham game lightly despite Hammers’ poor start this season

Unai Emery says he will not underestimate West Ham ahead of this weekend’s London Derby, despite the Hammers’ poor start to the season. West Ham are 19th in the table after two games, having suffered back-to-back defeats to both Liverpool and Bournemouth. Manuel Pellegrini’s side were thrashed 4-0 by Liverpool on the opening day, and …

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 …