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“Behave” – United fans not happy as Arsenal make audacious swoop for Old Trafford favourite

Manchester United fans have been left less than impressed after Arsenal have made an audacious attempt to sign fan favourite Anthony Martial. The Gunners have suggested that Martial, who joined United in the summer of 2015 from AS Monaco, could be used as a makeweight in a potential deal for the want-away Alexis Sanchez. United …

Why have Man City really pulled out of the race for Sanchez?

Manchester City are no longer interested in signing Alexis Sánchez from Arsenal. They cite the cost of the deal as being prohibitive and have, therefore, decided against pursuing it. Why is this? As Gary Neville pointed out just recently, there is an overall difference between the cost of buying him now and the cost of …

Gunners fans left infuriated as shock swap deal continues to stall

Arsenal fans have been left frustrated as the rumoured swap deal involving Alexis Sanchez and Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan continues to stall. United have emerged as shock favourites to sign Sanchez after Manchester City dropped out the race over the Arsenal’s transfer demands for the Chile international; however have a caveat of their own. The …

“A disaster” – Gooners react to ongoing Sanchez saga

Arsenal fans are not happy about the ongoing transfer saga surrounding star forward Alexis Sanchez. The Chile international was left out of Arsene Wenger’s matchday squad at the weekend in what was a dismal 2-1 defeat to Bournemouth, leading to further speculation that the former Barcelona star is on his way out the The Emirates …

Arsenal fans are thrilled by links to former Chelsea manager

Carlo Ancelotti is being lined up as a replacement for Arsene Wenger at the end of the season, according to reports. Wenger has heavily been rumoured to be on his way out of The Emirates at the end of the season after over two decades at the helm of the club. The Gunners currently sit …

Arsenal confident of landing Ligue 1 star as Sanchez replacement

Arsenal are confident of landing AS Monaco star Thomas Lemar as a replacement for the outbound Alexis Sanchez by the end of the month, reports The Mirror. The Gunners attempted to sign the France international on deadline day during the summer, lodging a sensational £92 million bid, that was accepted by Monaco. However, when Lemar …

‘Why?’ – fans question potential move for West Brom star

Arsenal are one of two clubs who have made contact with West Brom over the potential transfer of defender Jonny Evans, reports BBC Sport. Manchester City have also touched base with the Baggies, after having failed to land the Northern Irishman during the summer. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is understood to be extremely keen on …

‘Sunday league’ – Gooners not impressed with club’s first January signing

Arsenal have completed their first signing of the January transfer window after Greek youngster Konstantinos Mavropanos joined the club in a £1.8 million deal earlier this week. The 20-year-old signed from Greek Super League side PAS Giannina, for whom he had made 16 appearances so far this season in what was his breakthrough campaign. Mavropanos made …

Arsenal eyeing sensational replacement for outward bound Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal have identified Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as their number one target to replace the outward bound Alexis Sanchez, reports Sky Sports. It is widely expected that Sanchez will leave the club this January and where he goes only seems to lead in one direction and that is to the Blue half of Manchester. Of course Sanchez …

Gunners closing in on signing of young defender

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of young Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos, according to reports from Goal. The PAS Giannina centre half – who is valued at around £2 million – has caught the eye of a number of clubs across Europe, including Arsenal, after an impressive start to his breakthrough season in the Greek Super …

Arsenal’s chance of getting silverware, are they heading for the treble?

For many years a group of malcontents who claimed to be Arsenal supporters would often write the comment “Fourth is not a trophy” in reply to any other fan who cited the fact that Arsenal had qualified for the Champions League for more years consecutively, than any other team other than Real Madrid. Now it …

Wenger Focuses Attention On Attacking Players After Admitting David Luiz Is Not A Realistic Target

Arsenal have sort of dropped out from the transfer radar lately as teams like Liverpool, City, United and Chelsea are spending enormous amounts of money and attracting all the attention. That is not necessarily a bad thing as selling parties know that Wenger will not simply throw money at them just because the market has exploded.   Recently there were rumors …

This deal is surely a no-brainer for the Arsenal board?

Mustafi made his feelings known to the Sky cameras when the question came up about Jack Wilshere being back to his best after the Crystal Palace game. In the German’s eyes it is becoming a bit of a scratched record with talk of his form; however, it must be said that you can’t blame reporters …

Wenger not afraid of losing Sanchez

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists he is not afraid of losing star man Alexis Sanchez in the January transfer window, after the speculation about the Chilean’s future continues to grow. Sanchez has just 6 months remaining on his current deal, and with no indication he will extend it the likely outcome is that he will …

Wenger plays down Alexis Sanchez transfer rumours

Arsene Wenger has insisted that the club have not received any offers for star man Alexis Sanchez, as the Chilean enters the final 6 months of his contract. Sanchez fuelled rumours about his departure from the Emirates after he was spotted in Paris after a two day break he was given. This corresponded with rumours …

You would not bet on Arsenal to win the title this season but you might want to make the bet soon if the pieces being put in place work out

Here’s a bet you might not want to take: Arsenal to win the league this year. Such an outcome seems very unlikely requiring as it does not just a major upturn in Arsenal’s results throughout the rest of the season but also a significant decline in the fortunes of Manchester City. But if we pause …

Mid-Season Report Plus Arsenal Could Do With Buying A Late Christmas Present In The January Transfer Window

Well Merry Christmas to one and all. It’s been a mixed bag this season for Arsenal but disappointingly a number of poor performances when it really mattered like losing 3-1 to Man City and Man Utd and to Liverpool 4-0 early in the season. However they were able to hold Chelsea to a 0-0 draw …

Arsenal legend: Sell Sanchez in January!

Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes his former club have handled the contract situations of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez in a bad manner. He described it as being “disgusting business”, and says Sanchez should be sold in January due to how ‘disinterested’ he looks this season. The pair are two of Arsenal’s most dangerous stars, …