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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 …

Could Arsenal Captain Be Forced To Move?

Current Gunners captain Thomas Vermaelen was warming the bench for the final two months of the campaign, as boss Arsene Wenger preferred to deploy Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny in the heart of Arsenal’s defence. Wenger’s strategy worked with great effect too, as the duo helped the north London club finish inside the top-four, and …

Fiorentina Stay Firm Over Jovetic

Stevan Jovetic has been heavily tipped to leave Italian outfit, Fiorentina this summer, with Arsene Wenger showing considerable interest in the forward. The 23-year-old has scored 12 goals in all competitions this season, but with Fiorentina missing out on a Champions League spot for next season; it seems his time is up at the Stadio …

Wilshere Targeting Arsenal And England Armbands

Jack Wilshere has come to the fore in the last few seasons at Arsenal. Following the departure of big names like Cesc Fabregas, Samir Nasri and Robin van Persie, Wilshere has risen to prominence off late and has already become the heart and soul of the club at such a tender age. It is almost …

Oxlade-Chamberlain Ready To Step Up For England

The 19-year-old Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has had a mixed second season with the Gunners, scoring just two goals in all competitions for the North London club. However, with the season over, Oxlade-Chamberlain is concentrating all his efforts on aiding England’s quest to reach Brazil next year, after Arsenal successfully secured Champions League football on the final …

Wilshere Could Return For Brazil

Jack Wilshere hopes this summer period will enable him to take part in the England setup without any injury troubles, as his planned minor ankle surgery aims to provide the Arsenal midfielder with a full uninterrupted season next term. Wilshere has had terrible luck with injuries, and missed the entire last season due to an …

Will Sanogo Be A Success At Arsenal?

Arsene Wenger revealed last week that the Gunners are close to sealing a move for the France U-21 international. The Gunners are relatively short in options up front, but have acted swiftly in the transfer market to all but conclude a deal for Sanogo. The 20-year-old striker is eager to link up with his new …

Arsenal Confident About The Future

Ivan Gazidis, Arsenal’s chief executive has made a statement assuring the fans about the status of the club in terms of financial and future growth potentials, after sets of supporters lost confidence with the selling the club’s biggest stars in recent years. Arsenal are traditionally challengers for the Barclays Premier League, and the club’s position …

Arsenal Are Finally Ready To Invest In Some Big Transfers

Arsenal managed to make the most of what was left out of this season and secured a place in next years’ Champions League. It has been a rough period for both the club and its fans with the 8 year trophy-less streak still continuing. Wenger was under more pressure than ever this season. Even if …

Wenger’s Arsenal Looking To Push On

Arsenal have been unplayable of late, and have scored the maximum points when compared to any other team in the last few months. They have managed to collect a staggering number of 26 points out of the possible last 30, which have propelled them into the top 4 for the consecutive 16th season. They will be …

Jenkinson Determined To Cement Place In Starting XI

Carl Jenkinson made his dream move to the Emirates Stadium at the start of last season as a completely unknown entity from Charlton Athletic as a 19-year old. His tender age and inexperience of playing at the top level of English football was resoundingly clear during his first few performances for Arsenal, especially during the …

Cazorla Tips Former Boss To Succeed At Manchester City

Cazorla has spent the majority of his playing days under Pellegrini during the duo’s days at Villareal, followed by Malaga, after which the Spaniard made the switch to English football with Arsenal last year. He has had a highly successful debut season with the Gunners where the creative midfielder has become the fulcrum of Arsenal’s …

Wenger Puts van Persie In The Past

Arsene Wenger believes his side have moved past the loss of their former skipper Robin van Persie, and are again a formidable side in the Barclays Premier League without the high-flying Dutchman. Wenger was put in a spot when van Persie insisted on leaving when Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson came knocking on the …