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Cabaye Signing Could Lift Arsenal

The Arsenal squad will be disappointed after the weekend’s loss against Aston Villa in the Barclays Premier League, but according to Metro, the board have given the green light to pursue the manager’s interest in Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye, who could lift the spirits at the club. Arsene Wenger has been attempting to secure …

Arsenal Alerted As Man City Open To Barry’s Sale

The 32-year old Gareth Barry has never been a mainstay in the City side, filled up with big names in every position possible. He has been in and out of the team on a regular basis and has lost out on his first-team place to the likes of Yaya Toure, Javi Garcia and now Fernandinho …

Arsenal Target Swansea Duo

As Arsenal prepare themselves for a hectic last few weeks in the summer transfer window, the latest players from the Barclays Premier League to be linked with interest from the Londoners are Swansea City pair Michu and Ashley Williams. Swansea have been moving in the right direction ever since former manager Brendan Rodgers lead their …

Wenger Motivates Arsenal Squad

Arsene Wenger will be disappointed about his side’s opening day defeat to Aston Villa at the Emirates Stadium, but insisted that his players cannot dwell too much about the heavy loss, as they must concentrate and ensure their UEFA Champions League dream does not suffer as a result. Arsenal supporters were expecting big things from …

Can Arsenal Win Trophies Without New Signings This Season?

After showing title-winning form at the end of last season when they won 8 out of their last 10 fixtures, Arsenal were presumably ready to challenge for the Premier League title this time around. However, they were harshly brought back to reality as they crashed to a 3-1 defeat on home soil to a young …

Arsenal On The Brink Of Defensive Crisis

There cannot be a possible worse start to the season than what Arsenal endured on Saturday, with them losing their opening game at home to Aston Villa while also seeing yet another defender Kieran Gibbs join the injury list. There was an atmosphere dominated by nervousness as Arsenal walked out onto the pitch on Saturday as they got …

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 …