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Arsenal Miss Out On What Could Have Been Their Easiest Target

Mourinho’s genius and the massive investments made during the past few years are what made the difference between the two equally balanced teams in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night. Arsenal clearly need to bring in some new world class players if they truly plan on ending their 8 and a half year trophy-less …

Has Arsenal’s Goalkeeper Hunt Ended, For Good?

The last 10-15 years have seen Arsenal go through a certain cycle of sorts when it came to goalkeeping personnel. They end up signing a host of mediocre goalkeepers who make more howlers than spectacular saves, and then finally after a gruelsome wait, a gem emerges. It happened with Englishman David Seaman, then it happened …

Arsenal To Retain German Youngster

According to ESPN, Arsenal have rewarded youngster Serge Gnabry with a new long term contract, after the 18-year old produced outstanding performances when called upon by the senior squad. The Gunners have begun the current Barclays Premier League campaign with finesse, proving their abilities in every match. What began as a dismal first home fixture …

Do Arsenal Really Need Another World Class Striker?

Frenchman, Olivier Giroud arrived at the club during a time where there was a huge cloud of uncertainty regarding Robin van Persie’s future hovering above the club. The Dutchman eventually left, putting all the pressure on the £13 million man from French champions Montpellier to fill his shoes. After a rather slow start to life at …

Arsenal To Snatch Barcelona Youngster?

According to the DailyMail, Spanish giants Barcelona are wary about Arsenal’s reported interest in their academy product Antonio Sanabria, as the 17-year old has entered into his first year at the Barcelona ‘B’ senior team and could tempt Arsene Wenger to make a bid for the attacker. The Gunners have got off to a nearly …

Controversial Frimpong Involved In Twitter Row

Even though manager Arsene Wenger fielded a second string squad and a relatively young side, given the fact that Arsenal have key clashes coming up, it was expected that Frimpong might feature tonight; but he was overlooked completely and did not even make the bench. Arsenal fans took to Twitter and while connecting with the …

Ozil Could Have Joined The Premier League A Lot Earlier

Mesut Ozil is one of the hottest names in Premier League football. The German international, who joined Arsenal during the summer, has already made the front page of every major sporting issue of every top newspaper in England. His excellent skill and impressive on pitch awareness determined fans to compare him to Zidane. The £43million …

Follow Arsenal’s Capital One Cup Chase On The Live Blog

Round 4 of the Capital One Cup kicks off tonight with Arsenal hosting Chelsea in the pick of the evening’s matches. Having narrowly edged out West Brom in Round 3 through penalties, Arsene Wenger’s side will be hoping to put one over on his old foe Jose Mourinho, who he is facing for the first …

We Need To Stick Together To Prevail – Mertesacker

The Gunners maintained their momentum domestically with a hard fought 2-0 win at Crystal palace this weekend. They maintained their two points cushion over nearest rivals Liverpool, and also saw another rival Manchester City drop points at Chelsea. These rounds of fixtures saw Arsenal sustain their place at the top of the table, which also …

Arsenal’s Vermaelen Headed To Italy?

The Belgian defender, Thomas Vermaelen joined Arsenal from Ajax in the summer of 2009 and was an instant hit among the Gunners faithful. He gained a reputation of being one of the best and most solid defenders in the league during his early Arsenal years. However, such has not been the case in recent times, …

Wenger Slams Referee For Arteta Red Card

The Gunners returned to winning ways following their UEFA Champions League loss in midweek against Borussia Dortmund. Wenger was looking for the perfect response from his league topping side and that is exactly what he got from them as they came away from Selhurst Park with 3 points, courtesy of goals from Mikel Arteta and …

Fergie Return A Possibility – Wenger

Fergie Return A Possibility - Wenger

Sir Alex Ferguson pulled down the curtain on an illustrious management career at the end of last season after he announced his retirement as Manchester United manager. After dedicating his services to the Old Trafford outfit for over quarter of a century, he stepped down as the league’s longest serving manager and after earning his 13th …

Arsenal To Give Third Try For German Keeper?

According to Metro, Arsenal could be in pursuit of German goalkeeper Rene Adler for the third time in his career, after the shot stopper revealed he would not be against accepting the opportunity he declined twice before, if it were to present itself in the upcoming January transfer window. Arsenal have arguably been the team …

Olivier Giroud – The Man Arsenal Can Rely On?

It was the opening day of the 2012-2013 season. Arsenal were hosting Sunderland at home. As the new season began, there were massive hopes and expectations from the Gunners faithful for a fruitful season ahead. The game against Sunderland was deadlocked at 0-0 right until the final stages, then new signing Santi Cazorla laid out a …

Delight For Arsenal As Wilshere Plays Down Injury Fears

Jack Wilshere started the UEFA Champions League clash on Tuesday night on the left hand side where he has been deployed in recent games due to the absence of wide players at the club. He has been influential of late as he has scored 2 goals in his last 2 league games. The English international however …

Walcott’s Recovery Not Going As Planned

Arsenal’s forward, Theo Walcott was not be able to return in time for the Champions League match against Dortmund. Even if the young English international was expected to recover from his abdominal surgery in time to help his team through the current crucial series of matches, the 24 year old will take a bit more …

We Can Only Blame Ourselves For Loss – Wenger

Arsenal hosted German giants Borussia Dortmund last night in the UEFA Champions League in what was expected to be a blockbuster clash between two of the most exciting and attacking sides of Europe. However, it was the Gunners who faced disappointment as they came away with no points at all. Arsenal have been facing a …

United Still In Title Race – Wenger

Sir Alex Ferguson stepped down from his post as Manchester United manager at the end of last season after being in charge for over quarter of a century. That marked the end of an era, and the Red Devils brought in David Moyes as his replacement. As a new chapter and new generation ushered in …