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Henry Feels Fourth Place Is Not Enough For Arsenal

As we all now know Arsenal managed to pip Spurs by one point to secure Champions League football on the last day. They have always played in Europe’s elite competition since Wenger took over as coach 17 years ago, but their status as one of the big clubs in English football has been in decline …

Arsenal Stars Flying High, Literally!

A group of young Arsenal players are currently in the Middle East as a part of Arsenal’s sponsorship agreements for promoting regional soccer school in the Middle Eastern countries. They have tied up with Fly Emirates who of course sponsor their home ground, the Emirates Stadium. They have recently renewed their arrangement with the airlines …

Arsenal Could Possibly Get Jovetic If The Price Is Right

Long term Arsenal target Stevan Jovetic could be free to make a move away from Fiorentina, after the club’s general manager Sandro Menucci admitted that if the striker wanted a new experience, it could happen for the right financial considerations. Arsenal have been chasing the 23-year old ever since he emerged onto the European scene …

Vermaelen Frustrated But Going Nowhere

Thomas Vermaelen has revealed his frustration at not being picked regularly for Arsenal, but insists that has not dampened his morale, and will continue to be available to Arsene Wenger whenever the manager calls on his services. The Belgian has had a tough season this year, struggling with injuries and inconsistent form when in the …

Podolski Criticized By German Legend Over Arsenal Form

German international, Lukas Podolski made the hard transition from German football to the English Premier League after spending 10 seasons in the Bundesliga with FC Koln and Bayern Munich. After his boyhood club, Koln, was relegated from the Bundesliga last season, Podolski finally decided to challenge himself elsewhere and agreed to a transfer to Arsenal, …

Money Could Cost Arsenal Stevan Jovetic – Surprising?

Arsenal’s interest in Stevan Jovetic has been strong and persistent over the past few weeks as manager Arsene Wenger identified the 23-year old as his potential marquee signing of the summer. With huge amounts of money at the club’s disposal, they are now in a financial position to look at purchasing players in the above £20 …

Arsenal Looking To Buy New Nasri

Arsene Wenger is always on the lookout for young talents, and has set his eyes on Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier, who has impressed the manager with his intelligent style of play, which reminds him of a former signing Samir Nasri. Grenier started his career at FC Annonay in 1997 as a youngster, and his talent …

Arsenal To Let Russian Ace Quietly Leave

Andrei Arshavin has clearly fallen down the pecking order at Arsenal, and as the Russian’s contract expires this summer, he looks set to leave the Emirates, with his former club Zenit St. Petersburg reportedly interested in his services. Arsene Wenger faced one of the toughest challenges of his career when Robin van Persie, who gradually …

I Think We Have Come On In Strides – Oxlade-Chamberlain

A nervy 1-0 win at St. James Park ensured that the Gunners will represent themselves in the UEFA Champions League for a 16th consecutive season, a feat which has been credited as highly commendable. The cheers of manager Arsene Wenger and the Arsenal bench at the full-time whistle summed up their relief, along with perhaps …

Some Players Make It, Some Don’t. Some Cost A Fortune, Some Don’t.

You don’t need me to tell you that some players at Arsenal have not quite fulfilled their potential. Squillaci, Chamakh, Bendtner… Of course some will tell you that this is the fault of the present management, but in reality it has always been thus. If you are an Arsenal supporter of a certain age you …

Walcott- This Arsenal Team Can Achieve Anything

The Gunners were the form team for the last couple of months of the campaign, winning 9 out of their last 12 league encounters. In fact, having collected 29 points out of a possible 36, they would be sitting pretty at the top of the table, three points clear of Chelsea. However, league positions are …

Could Gervinho Be Moving To Lyon?

Ivory Coast international, Gervinho has had an inconsistent season with the Gunners, having started only 11 league games during the entire season. His form has been poor at times this season, marked by the glaring miss against Bradford City in the fourth round of the Capital One cup, which Arsenal eventually lost on penalties. Olivier …

Top Striker Snubs Arsenal And Premier League For Bundesliga

Polish striker Robert Lewandowski announced a few months ago via his agent that he was not going to be renewing his contract with current club Borussia Dortmund. This announcement put many of Europe’s top clubs on high alert given the skills in the striker’s locker and we profiled him a number of months ago with …

Arsenal To Land Swansea City Skipper?

Ashley Williams has impressed many with his solid performances in defense for the club and has been consistent over the past couple of seasons, which is the exact trait that has caught the attention of Arsenal along with initial interest from Liverpool. Boss Arsene Wenger has identified the 28-year old as an ideal man to …

Could Arsenal Really Be Going All Out For Wayne Rooney?

It is old news now that Rooney wants to leave Manchester United. The striker’s desire to quit Old Trafford surfaced as soon as outgoing manager Sir Alex Ferguson announced his plans to retire at the end of the season. The news of Rooney’s unsettlement rocked the club, and rumors have been circling over his future …

Monreal Praises Former Boss Pellegrini Ahead Of City Appointment

Nacho Monreal has heaped praised on departing Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini, who is the leading candidate for the vacant Manchester City post, after Roberto Mancini was sacked this month after failing to meet the club’s targets. Monreal was signed by Arsene Wenger from Malaga on the deadline day of the January transfer window, after the …

Arsenal Deal Unlikely For Jovetic

Fiorentina star, Stevan Jovetic has been linked to Arsenal in recent months as it was made clear that the Gunners will be finally spending heavily this summer on new players. It is also a known fact that manager Arsene Wenger is on the lookout for another striker to further bolster his attack and perhaps provide …

Oxlade Chamberlain – Arsenal Better Off Without Van Persie

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has suggested that the Arsenal squad has considerably improved ever since the departure of their former captain Robin van Persie to Manchester United last season, and believes other senior players are stepping up to build a team rather than a one man show. The Dutchman started his career at home in Feyenoord, when …