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Giroud Wants Strike Partner

Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud has suggested that he would welcome a signing in the form of a striker, as Arsene Wenger prepares to face the expectations of the supporters ahead of the last few weeks of the summer transfer window, especially after their opening day home defeat to Aston Villa. Giroud had been regarded as a …

Dembele Thinks Spurs Are Ready To Surpass Arsenal

Tottenham have always been in the shadows of their glorious neighbors Arsenal ever since manager Arsene Wenger took charge of the Gunners back in 1996. He has never finished below their London rivals, and it saw a remarkable end to last season for Arsenal, coupled with a catastrophic string of poor displays by Tottenham which …

Arsenal Fans: Forget Wenger, We Want Signings!

Arsenal supporters were deeply disappointed at the side’s 1-3 drubbing in the hands of Aston Villa on the opening weekend of the Barclays Premier League, and now the club’s fan association have appealed to the club’s board to stop negotiating a new contract with Arsene Wenger and direct all their attention on signing new players …

Arsenal Confirm Oxlade-Chamberlain Injury Blow

The 20-year-old Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain did not feature in the second half of Arsenal’s shock 3-1 loss at home to Aston Villa with a knee problem. After having left the Emirates on crutches, the worst was feared for Oxlade-Chamberlain, who is tipped to have a bright year for both club and country. Unfortunately for the Gunners, …

Bendtner Close To Trabzonspor Move

According to Metro, striker Nicklas Bendtner could soon be granted his wish to leave Arsenal as the Dane is reportedly in talks with Turkish side Trabzonspor over a permanent move before the end of the summer transfer window. Bendtner’s career kicked off as a young highly rated talent in Denmark, but the lack of pace …

Wenger Reassures Fans Of Signings

Arsene Wenger has assured the Arsenal supporters to bring new faces to the side before the end of the transfer window; with the season about to begin, the French manager has not managed to sign any senior players to add concrete quality to the squad. Arsenal have been fortunate enough to have not lost any …

Arsenal Sweat Over Oxlade-Chamberlain Injury Fears

The England international Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, was in bright form as Arsenal initiated the proceedings at the Emirates against last year’s relegation-threatened Aston Villa. The lively Oxlade-Chamberlain provided the cross from the left hand side which was swept in by Olivier Giroud to give Arsenal the lead in the sixth minute of the first half. However, …

Wolfsburg Have Indeed Agreed Gustavo Deal!

Gustavo was deemed surplus to requirements ever since Pep Guardiola took over from treble-winning coach Jupp Heynckes for the upcoming season. The former Barcelona coach has already raided his old team to capture the highly-talented Thiago Alcantara, who is considered to be a direct replacement for the outbound Gustavo. The 26-year-old was being targeted by …

Suarez Not Ready To Stay At Liverpool

The Uruguayan’s transfer saga has dragged on for literally the entire summer. Things picked up steam as he made his wishes clear of leaving Merseyside in search of Champions League football. He was initially linked to the likes of Real Madrid and then to Arsenal, and the links with the Gunners have thus far refused …

Where Do Arsenal Go After Suarez Snub?

Arsenal’s acquisition plans for this summer’s transfer market are disarray, after the latest news coming out of the international friendlies suggesting Luis Suarez has decided to stay put at Liverpool for at least another season because of the affection shown by fans; where do Arsenal go from here? We have a look at some of …

Arteta Injury Puts Further Pressure On Arsenal

Arsenal are as it is reeling with the absence of a few key players already, and adding to the list now is their midfield dictator Arteta, who has been the midfield linchpin for the Gunners this pre-season. He has played a key role in their midfield and his long-term absence is set to hurt Arsenal’s …

Gustavo Declines Arsenal Move

After the dust has settled down on the Luis Suarez transfer saga, with Liverpool in no mood to sell to a direct rival, Wenger focused on recruiting a defensive enforcer to further strengthen his squad for the new season. Gustavo was the man linked with the Gunners as the Brazilian seeks a new challenge after …

Wilshere Has England Captaincy Ambitions

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has confessed that it would be his dream to receive the opportunity to wear the captain’s armband for the England national side, but admitted the decision depended on the manager at the time he contests the position. Arsenal’s youth academy has developed excellent players over the last decade, and that is …

Arsenal Target Assessing Options

Arsenal’s newest defensive midfielder target Luiz Gustavo will take his time to pick from multiple clubs that are interested in his services, after reports suggested Bayern Munich were welcoming offers in the region of £14 million for the player. The Gunners are trying to tie up a deal, after being unable to bring in any …

Wenger Still Desperate For Suarez Deal?

According to Metro, Arsene Wenger is ready to use a majority of the transfer kitty available to him to secure the services of Luis Suarez, having seen two considerable bids turned down by Liverpool, who are fighting hard to hang on to their star striker. The Gunners are in a desperate position in this summer’s …

Carragher Warns Liverpool Against Selling Suarez

The long drawn saga of Luis Suarez is set to go down till the very last day of the transfer window. There is no end in sight to this, and it looks like the rest of the window will be dominated with this story itself. Suarez still desperately wishes to quit Anfield, while Liverpool remain …

Gustavo: Arsenal Have Tradition

The most recent name to be linked with a move to Arsenal – Luiz Gustavo from Bayern Munich has been talking to the media about his move away from the Allianz Arena, and believes Arsenal have a lot of tradition, and that they play in a competitive league. With less than three weeks left for …

Fellaini’s Sudden Omission Raises Transfer Doubts?

The Belgian international, Marouane Fellaini was subjected to intense transfer speculation as soon as the previous season ended and the transfer window reopened. He was a public transfer target for Arsenal, who were reportedly keen on securing his services. However, as the summer dragged on, he slowly started drifting out of the limelight and stopped …