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Arsenal new boy takes swipe at former club and manager

Arsenal new boy Henrikh Mkhitaryan has taken a swipe at his former club Manchester United by saying he joined the Gunners to play “offensive football”. The Armenia international joined Arsenal earlier this month in a player plus cash deal that saw Alexis Sanchez go the other way to Old Trafford. Mkhitaryan joined Manchester United in …

Is Arsenal’s Latest Signing Ready For His Debut Tonight?

Henrikh Mkhitaryan might not be the home run everyone expected. Not this season at least. The Armenian international is not in the best of form and might need some serious confidence building before making his debut for Arsenal. While he is fit to play from a physical point of view, he might have to work …

Wenger admits no other signings close at the moment

In a week that has seen a lot of turmoil in the Arsenal camp, culminating in the departure of the Chilean Alexis Sanchez bound for Manchester Utd, and in the other direction, as part of the same deal, the arrival of Armenian Henrikh Mkhitaryan; Arsene Wenger now believes he sees signs that their German striker, Mesut …

Wenger ready to learn from Liverpool’s mistakes at Swansea

Arsene Wenger has said he is ready to heed the warning Swansea set against Liverpool when they travel to the Liberty Stadium on Tuesday night. The Swans, who are bottom of the Premier League table on goal difference, pulled of a shock victory over high flying Liverpool on Monday night – a first half Alfie …

Where next for this Arsenal team and Mesut Ozil?

Although the focus has been completely on Alexis going and Mkhitaryan coming the other way, with possible follow up transfer of Aubameyang along the way, there are deeper issues lurking at the club – and ones that are regularly ignored by those who are forever hanging around airport lounges and training pitches for hints at …

Chelsea consider move for out-of-favour Arsenal star

Chelsea are ready to launch a last minute bid for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, according to reports from the Daily Mail. The Blues are desperate to bolster their options up top before the end of the month, with Alvaro Morata struggling for form and Michy Batshuayi widely expected to leave Stamford Bridge in the coming …

“He must start” – Gooners call on Gareth Southgate to call-up midfielder to World Cup squad

Arsenal fans have called for Jack Wilshere to be named in Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the 2018 World Cup after yet another impressive performance at The Emirates in mid-week. Wilshere starred as the Gunners progressed to the final of the Carabao Cup for the first time since 2011 thanks to a 2-1 victory over …

Arsenal Feel The Benefits Of Moving Sanchez On And Signing Mkhitaryan

Arsenal might not have lost out on the whole Alexis Sanchez saga after all. The Chilean did not want to extend his contract and let’s be honest, there was nothing that could have been done about that. Sanchez was asking for too much money and he was not 100% happy at the Emirates, just as …

Midfielder not expecting Arsenal return until 2019

Star Arsenal Midfielder Wants To Leave!

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla says he hopes to be back in action in 2019 after undergoing the 10th operation of his career. The 33-year-old has not featured for Arsene Wenger’s since October 2016, with his abnormal amount of surgeries resulting in the loss of eight centimetres from the tendon in his right ankle. Cazorla has …

Arsenal fans call for club to announce signing of Borussia Dortmund star

Arsenal fans have called for their club to announce the signing of Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gunners have been heavily linked with a move for the Gabon international over the past weeks, and are said to be close to securing a deal after opening talks with Dortmund. Aubameyang is said to be unhappy …

Arsenal Finally Focused On Securing Players Who Want to Play For The Club

Even though it might sound a bit unpleasant, the truth is that some players move to the Premier League just for the money but some come for the opportunity to win big trophies like the PL title or the Champions League. As Wenger pointed out a while back, few come to the UK for the …

Boca Juniors star opens door for Arsenal switch

Boca Juniors star Cristian Pavon has intensified rumours he could be on his way to The Emirates before the end of the month after admitting uncertainty over his future. Arsene Wenger is looking to bolster his squad after losing Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United. And while he has sealed the services of Henrikh Mkhitaryan – …

Former Gunner praises Henrikh Mkhitaryan ahead of Arsenal switch

Former Arsenal star Paul Merson has praised “sensational” Henrikh Mkhitaryan ahead of his proposed move to North London. The Manchester United star is expected to join the Gunners imminently as part of a deal that will see Alexis Sanchez move to Old Trafford. The Armenian was in London over the weekend to complete a medical …

Arsenal to make club record bid for £70 million rated Bundesliga star

Arsenal are set to launch a club record bid for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, reports The Mirror. The Gunners have already had a £45 million enquiry for the striker turned down by the Bundesliga club, but Arsenal are now set to return with a higher offer and are thought to be prepared to go …

“He’s not a winner” – former Gunner questions interest in struggling United star

Ex-Arsenal favourite Emmanuel Petit has questioned his former side’s interest in signing Manchester United forward Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The Gunners are thought to be closing to sealing a deal for the Armenia international, that will see Alexis Sanchez go the other way to Old Trafford. Arsene Wenger confirmed this morning a ‘swap deal’ for the duo …

Why signing Pierre Emerick Aubameyang would be a waste of money

Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang is without doubt on of Europe’s deadliest strikers. Over the past four-and-a-half seasons with Borussia Dortmund, the Gabon international has registered a brilliant 141 goals in 212 appearances – 31 of those coming in the Bundesliga last season, making him the league’s top scorer ahead of the worldly Robert Lewandowski. Such have been …

Two Palace stars Arsenal must be wary of this Saturday

Arsenal welcome Crystal Palace to The Emirates this Saturday as they look to reignite their top four challenge after a difficult few weeks. At the start of the season, the Gunners would have been looking at the weekend’s fixture as an easy three points, however the fortunes of the two London sides have changed in …

Are Arsenal Looking To Make 2 Big Signings This Transfer Window If 2 Sales Go Through?

This week may be a decisive one for Arsenal’s who seem keen on replacing Alexis Sanchez right away. If the most recent transfer rumors are true, the Chilean will decide where he will play starting February right after the weekend game against Crystal Palace. With that in mind, Wenger has already started negotiations with 2 …

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