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Arsenal fans wish Maitland-Niles a speedy recovery following horrific leg break

Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to wish defender Ainsley Maitland-Niles a speedy recovery after he suffered a fractured leg during the weekend’s defeat to Manchester City. The 20-year-old was forced off after just 35 minutes during Sunday’s 2-0 defeat  following a clash with Kyle Walker. And following the fixture it was revealed the youngster had sustained a nasty …

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 …

Hector Bellerin insists Arsenal have improved the summer despite defeat to Manchester City

Hector Bellerin insists Arsenal HAVE improved over the summer despite losing easily to Manchester City on Sunday.  Goals from Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva sealed a comfortable 2-0 win for Pep Guardiola’s side at The Emirates yesterday afternoon, who started the new season in the same fashion they finished the last. The defeat already puts …

Goals galore in Singapore: Arsenal sweep aside PSG in pre-season clash

Arsenal swept aside PSG 5-1 in Singapore earlier today as Unai Emery’s fine start to life as manager continues. Emery took over from the long-standing Arsene Wenger earlier this summer, and has enjoyed a solid start to life as a Gunner, watching his side beat Boreham Wood 8-0 before losing out on penalties to Atletico …

Aubameyang nets screamer to usher in Unai Emery’s reign at Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hit an absolute screamer earlier today to score the first goal of Unai Emery’s reign at Arsenal. The Gabon star, who hit 10 goals in 13 appearances for the Gunners last season, scored a 17-minute hat-trick as Emery’s side thrashed Boreham Wood 8-0 in their first game of pre-season. And the 29-year-old’s first …

Arsenal trio nominated for prestigious European award

Arsenal youngsters Reiss Nelson, Jeff Reine-Adelaide and Stephy Mavididi have all been nominated for the prestigious European Golden Boy award. The Gunners trio were amongst 100 youngsters across the continent nominated for the award whose previous winners include Lionel Messi and Paul Pogba. PSG star Kylian Mbappe is favourite to land the award this year, …

Serbia right to feel hard done by following VAR nightmare in Kaliningrad

Referees have come under heavy scrutiny this summer in Russia following the introduction of the video assistant referee, or VAR for short. Being used on the world stage for the first time, the technology has divided opinion. At times, it’s been used effectively, doing the job it was brought in for in the first place …

Arsenal legend pays tribute to “brilliant” Tomas Rosicky after former Gunner hangs up his boots

Arsenal To Cash In On Rosicky?

Former Arsenal star Gael Clichy says Tomas Rosicky was amongst the best players he ever played with during his time at the club. Rosicky faced off against his former team-mate last night in a Czech vs. World XI friendly match to mark Rosicky’s retirement from football after an impressive 19-year career. Robin van Persie, Cesc …

Aubameyang admits he joined Arsenal with idea of Wenger staying ‘for years’

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had admitted that he thought Arsene Wenger would remains at the club ‘for years’ when he joined them in January. The Gabon international made the switch to The Emirates earlier in the year, completing a £56 million switch from Borussia Dortmund. And the striker has continued his fine form from Germany …

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 legend pays tribute to ‘father figure’ Arsene Wenger

Arsenal cult hero Nwankwo Kanu has paid tribute to Arsene Wenger after his last ever game at The Emirates, saying he believes the Frenchman was a ‘father figure’ to many of his players at the club. Kanu played under Wenger for six seasons at what was then Highbury, establishing himself as a favourite with the …

“What an era” – Burnley’s Sean Dyche praises retiring Arsene Wenger

Burnley manager Sean Dyche has paid homage to Arsene Wenger after the Frenchman’s final ever game at The Emirates. Wenger, who will retire at the end of the season after a 22-year spell in North London, watched his side for the final ever time at their home ground this afternoon when they took on Burnley. …

United loss “a sickener” says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has said yesterday afternoon’s defeat to Manchester United was “a sickener”. The Gunners were beaten 2-1 by United at Old Trafford thanks to an injury-time header from substitute Marouane Fellaini. The hosts took the lead after only 15 mintues thanks to Paul Pogba, however Arsenal penned back in the second-half through former United …

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 …

Arsenal fans slam duo after Europa League nightmare

Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to slam defender Lauren Koscielny after his performance against Atletico Madrid last night. The Gunners were held 1-1 by the La Liga giants in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final at The Emirates. Arsenal dominated the early proceedings, and were handed a huge boost when Atletico defender …

“Better than Lukaku” – Arsenal fans heap praise on in-form striker

Arsenal fans have heaped praise on in-form striker Alexandre Lacazette. The Frenchman netted twice in Arsenal’s 4-1 win over West Ham this afternoon, taking his total for the season to 15 goals – 13 of which have come in the Premier League. Arsene Wenger’s side took the lead through Nacho Monreal five minutes after half-time, …

Henry insists Arsenal in ‘real danger’ of being caught by Burnley

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has insisted is former club are in ‘real danger’ of being caught by Burnley and finishing seventh place this season after a another disappointing result at the weekend. The Gunners were beaten for the 11th time in the Premier League this season on Sunday by Newcastle, who jumped up into the …

Arsenal fans fearing the worst ahead of Atletico Madrid tie after St James Park collapse

Arsenal fans are fearing the worst for their side when they take on Atletico Madrid in the Europa League next week.  The Gunners succumbed to yet another Premier League defeat at Newcastle on Sunday. Goals from Ayoze Perez and Matt Ritchie to cancel out Alexandre Lacazette’s opener secured a 2-1 victory for the hosts and …

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