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Premier League Team of the Week: Arsenal duo star as Gunners make it eight on the bounce

Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City all extended their unbeaten starts to the Premier League season this weekend. The Blues beat Southampton 3-0 at St. Mary’s, whilst the latter two saw out a 0-0 draw at Anfield. Elsewhere, Manchester United produced a brilliant comeback from two down to beat struggling Newcastle 3-2, while the Premier League’s …

Alexandre Lacazette up for Premier League Player of the Month

Alexandre Lacazette has been nominated as the Premier League Player of the Month for September. The Frenchman scored twice in four league games – first a sensational winner against Cardiff City at the start of the month and secondly another fine strike to open the scoring against Everton in a 2-0 win for the Gunners. …

Arsenal’s Bernd Leno delighted with Premier League debut

Bernd Leno says he is thrilled to have finally made his Premier League debut against Watford on Saturday afternoon. The German showstopper was named in goal for the first time in the top flight since moving the The Emirates this summer, coming in late for the injured Petr Cech. And the £20 million pound man …

Petr Cech reveals why Arsenal have already improved under Unai Emery

Arsenal keeper Petr Cech says hard work has been the key to the Gunners rapid improvement under new boss Unai Emery. Emery took over from Arsene Wenger as Arsenal boss during the summer, and after a difficult start to the season, has since guided his side to five consecutive wins in all competitions. The Gunners …

Premier League Team of the Week: Lacazette at it again

Liverpool made it five wins out of five as they swept aside Southampton 3-0 on Saturday to go top of the Premier League table. Chelsea drew with West Ham, ending their perfect start to the new campaign, whilst Manchester City made slight work of Cardiff, beating Neil Warnock’s side 5-0 to stay level with the …

Gooners Take To Twitter To Praise Classy Ozil’s Assured Performance In Arsenal’s Win Over Newcastle

So after Arsenal made it three wins in a row with their 2-1 away win over Newcastle it was many people’s favourite scape goat Mesut Ozil who ended up scoring what turned out to be the winner for Unai Emery’s side. Arsenal were largely underwhelming in the first half but were much improved in the …

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 …

Arsenal legend reveals one big reason Gunners will miss out on the top four this season

Arsenal’s leaky defence will cost them a place in the Premier League’s top four this season, insists Gunners legend Emmanuel Petit.  Unai Emery’s side have conceded eight goals already in the top flight this season, including two against Cardiff on Saturday, who until then had failed to score in each of their previous three games. …

Premier League Team of the Week: Arsenal striker stars as Gunners make it back-to-back victories

Chelsea, Liverpool and Watford all maintained their 100% starts to the Premier League season with wins over Bournemouth, Leicester and Tottenham. Manchester United got back to winning ways as they beat struggling Burnley 2-0, while Arsenal and Manchester City also earned three points each against Cardiff City and Newcastle. Southampton and Wolves also picked up …

Cardiff win proof Laczette and Aubameyang can play together insists BBC pundit

BBC pundit Garth Crooks says Arsenal duo Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can form a formidable partnership following the Gunners win over Cardiff City on Sunday.  The pair started a game alongside each other for the first time this season, and both were on the scoresheet in a 3-2 win for Unai Emery’s side at …

Premier League Team of the Week: Super-sub Lacazette stars as Arsenal earn first win of the season

It was an eventful weekend in the Premier League.  Twenty-four goals, four red cards, three come-backs and an unlikely dropped point from the Premier League champions. Manchester City were – courtesy of a controversial Willy Boly goal – were held to a 1-1 draw with newly promoted Wolves, while their closest rivals Chelsea, Liverpool and …

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 …

Do Unai Emery’s Arsenal Need To Be Given Time?

Unai Emery’s Arsenal have endured a rocky start to the season losing both of their opening games. However playing the reigning Premier League champions Manchester City in their home opener which they lost 2-0 and then travelling to play FA Cup winners Chelsea at Stamford Bridge was never going to be easy and so it …

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 …