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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 …

“The hero we deserve” – Arsenal fans heap praise on ‘Henry-esque’ Welbeck after Europa League heroics

Arsenal fans have heaped praise on striker Danny Welbeck after he scored his fifth goal in as many games to help steer Arsene Wenger’s side into the semi-finals of the Europa League. The Gunners drew 2-2 with CSKA Moscow last night to record a 6-3 aggregate win over the Russian side. Travelling to the VEB …

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 …

Arsene Wenger praises fighter Danny Welbeck after Southampton brace

Arsene Wenger has praised Danny Welbeck for his fighting mentality after his brace against Southampton on Saturday. Welbeck scored twice as the Gunners edged past struggling Southampton 3-2 at The Emirates, taking his total for the season to nine goals. The Englishman has missed huge parts of the last two seasons with a number of …

“Golden boot next season” – Arsenal fans in dreamland as Aubameyang’s fine start continues

Arsenal fans are loving the glistening form of January signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gabon international was on-hand again at the weekend in the Gunners’ narrow 3-2 victory over struggling Southampton to take his total in an Arsenal shirt to six goals in seven Premier League games. Arsene Wenger’s men went behind early on courtesy of …

Oxlade-Chamberlain insists Arsene Wenger is not to blame for his struggles at The Emirates

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed that former Gunner Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain refuses to blame Arsene Wenger for his struggles at The Emirates. ‘The Ox’ moved to Liverpool on transfer deadline day last summer, and has since enjoyed an upturn in form after a difficult last few seasons with Arsenal. The England international starred for Jurgen …

“Beautiful” – Arsenal fans react as Ramsey nets sensational back heel goal

Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts on Aaron Ramsey’s sensational Europa League goal against CSKA Moscow. The Gunners put one put in the competition’s semi-finals as they thrashed their Russian opponents 4-1 at The Emirates. Ramsey opened the scoring after just nine minutes with a calm side foot finish, before Aleksandr Golovin …

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