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Wenger Looking To Make Long-Term Investments

Arsenal continue adding players to their winter shopping list. With the transfer period just around the corner, the Gunners are looking to spend some of the money destined for Europe’s most talented. According to Wenger, Ozil was just the first of a series of star footballers targeted by the Frenchman. The North London team missed …

Arsenal Fail With Striker Bid!

Alexandre Pato returned to his native Brazil earlier this year after growing disillusioned with life in Italy. The former AC Milan forward, who spent five and a half seasons at the San Siro, chose to return to Brazil after signing a four-year deal in January with Corinthians, who had to shell out £12 million for …

Arsenal Dealt Blow As Man City Dismiss Striker Sale

Edin Dzeko got a vote of confidence from his new manager Pellegrini, who replaced the sacked Roberto Mancini for the new season. The former Malaga manager called Dzeko his most important player amid rumours that the 27-year-old wanted to quit the Etihad Stadium in the summer. The Bosnian international was preferred over Alvaro Negredo to …

Arsenal Lack The Squad Depth Of Fellow Title Rivals

The Premier League is definitely the most demanding championship in the world. The tempo teams must keep up is incredible and cannot be sustained by clubs that have a small squad of players. At least not if they are aiming high. The top 5 have always had to play their games every 2 or three …

Arsenal Considering January Loan Move For Real Madrid Striker

Arsene Wenger has an array of talented players to choose from in the midfield department but the same cannot be said about his strike force. The likes of Cazorla, Wilshere, Ramsey, Flamini, Walcott, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Arteta and club-record Mesut Ozil are all vying for a place in Wenger’s midfield, whereas the Frenchman has only Olivier Giroud …

Per Mertesacker Confident In Ozil’s Form

Ozil’s poor scoring record has got people wondering. He is after all Arsenal’s most expensive player ever and expectations are higher as far as his performances go. The German International started off strong as he was immediately made part of the group. His skill has definitely improved the Gunners’ game even though he does not …

Ramsey Praised By Wenger After An Impressive Performance Against Cardiff

Arsenal put in a great performance against Cardiff and maintained their 4 point lead over Chelsea. Liverpool lost away at Hull City and are now 7 points behind the Gunners.  Wenger’s team looked great especially through the middle and onwards. Ramsey scored twice and Ozil managed two incredible assists just after fans were starting to …

Arsenal Continue To Dominate The Premier League

Arsenal managed a 3-0 away win against Cardiff who put out a pretty good fight even though the score suggested otherwise. Ramsey and Ozil made the difference after some amazing performances from both of the Gunners’ midfielders. The Welshman scored twice and the German showed incredible vision with two assists. The game started off strong …

Giroud Left Red-Faced After Cardiff Blooper!

Frenchman, Olivier Giroud has been in sensational form this season, scoring 10 goals in 19 matches in all competitions to fire the Gunners to the top of the Premier League table. His three goals in the Champions League means Arsenal just need a point in their remaining game to qualify for the knockout stages. However, …

Wilshere Misses Fabregas’ Presence

According to ESPN, Jack Wilshere has admitted to having missed the presence of Cesc Fabregas in the Arsenal squad since the Spaniard’s move to giants Barcelona, after the former club captain passed on invaluable knowledge and experience to the England international youngster during his nascent career days. Fabregas has fully settled back into life in …

Sagna Hints At Arsenal’s Champions League Objective

Arsenal are currently on a winning streak which could finally end their 8 year trophy drought. The team is playing at a high level and the players look really focused. Even if some key footballers have been out with injury and even with Wenger’s lack of options in front of goal, the Gunners still remain …

Arsenal’s Surprising Target For This January

Arsenal may target an unexpected player over the winter transfer period. Basel’s Fabian Schar is on Wenger’s wish-list according to Metro. The 21 year old defender has really made an impression on the Frenchman who looks ready to place a bid for the Swiss international. Schar started his senior career with FC Will for which …

Arsenal Legend Diagnosed With Cancer

As reported by Yahoo! Eurosport, Pat Rice, arguably Arsenal’s most loyal servant, has been admitted to hospital and diagnosed with cancer which brought a wave of sadness to anyone associated with the Gunners when the news came out – a testament to Rice’s contributions to the club he served for 44 years. The 64 year …

Flamini Settles Shirt Row In Time To Face Cardiff City

Flamini was featured in Arsenal’s first team in one of the Gunners’ most important games of the season. The Frenchman was sent in by Wenger to perform against French side Marseille right from the start and finished the game on the pitch. Even if his performance was pretty decent, he was still publicly reprimanded by …

Ramsey’s Goal Scoring Exploits Motivating Wilshere?

Ramsey has been in devastating form in front of goal this season for the Gunners, and has plundered 11 goals in just 20 appearances, which is incredibly the same number of goals he had managed in his entire Arsenal career before this season. This is the first time he has hit more than 4 goals …

Diego Fancies Arsenal Move

The 28-year-old Diego has already plied his trade in Brazil, Portugal, Germany, Italy and Spain but is now interested to try his luck in England’s Barclays Premier League. The Brazilian started his career at Santos and then spent two seasons with Porto before he made really his name in Europe with German side Werder Bremen. …

Ramsey Lucky To Still Be With Arsenal

Aaron Ramsey is Arsenal’s top scorer in the 2013-2014 season so far. His performances have had a great impact on the Gunners’ game and have taken Wenger’s team on top of the Premier League standings. The Welshman has found the net 11 times already (2 more than the whole Tottenham squad) and has maintained a …

Arsenal Could Target Players From Champions League Adversaries, Marseille

Arsenal managed a great win which placed them on top of their Champions League group. Their 2-0 win against French side, Olympique de Marseille not only got them a three point advantage over Dortmund and Napoli but also offered Wenger the chance to analyze some possible transfer targets. With the January transfer window just around …