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‘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 …

Mustafi hails Arsenal players for recent form after “disappointing” few months

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has praised his team-mates for their recent good form after what he described as a “difficult” few months in North London. Arsene Wenger’s men have endured an awful start to the new year, winning only three games – a run of form that saw them slip to sixth in the Premier …

Despite what the media says the glass is half full for Arsenal so: what now for the rest of the season?

Although the media has been having a rare old time suggesting that these are dark days for Arsenal, the fact is that for many years now, by late March, the chances of us winning the league has by and large vanished. Indeed most of the time even though it was mathematically possible for Arsenal to …

Arsenal vs AC Milan: Match Preview and Injury Update

Arsenal have a big chance of securing a significant trophy this season despite their fluctuating form shown in the domestic competitions. While fans are used to seeing the Gunners fighting for the Champions League, the Europa League would be quite the achievement considering their last international trophy was won back in the ’93-’94 season. It …

Wenger was full of praise for “intelligent” Brighton last weekend but got the response he wanted in Milan in the Europa League

Arsene Wenger had praised Brighton and Hove Albion ahead of Arsenal’s trip to the Amex Stadium last Sunday afternoon an we all know how that ended. The result last night in the Europa League was a welcome victory over a rejuvenated AC Milan side under club legend Gennaro Gattuso. The Seagulls were promoted to the …

Arsenal fans fearing the worst as trip to the San Siro looms

Arsenal fans are fearing the worst for their side when they make the trip to the San Siro for the first-leg of their Europa League quarter-final tonight. The Gunners travel to Italy having recently endured three defeats in the space of a week. Arsene Wenger’s men were beaten 3-0 twice by Manchester City, first in …

Predicting Every Game for Arsenal’s Premier League Run-In

Arsenal have endured another frustrating Premier League season, with any signs of sustained success quickly evaporating the moment that they appeared. While most fans now believe the Europa League is a priority and even some former players stating that the Gunners must win the competition, there is still a lot to be gained by performing …

Arsenal fans react as Gunners draw Italian giants in Europa League

Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to share their reactions after the Gunners drew Serie A side AC Milan in the last 16 of the Europa League. Arsene Wenger’s side were drawn against the Italian giants yesterday morning following their victory across two-legs against Swedish side Ostersunds in the round of 32. The Gunners won …

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