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German Revolution At Arsenal?

The club have been associated with German footballers since the turn of the decade. They had goalkeeper Jens Lehmann in goal for a long time. Fast track that to the last couple of seasons as Arsenal signed German national team defender Per Mertesacker as a part of that crazy Transfer Deadline Day of 2011. He …

Arsenal Set To Clamp Down On Youth Coach Over Betting Affairs

Arsenal’s academy coach has found himself under the spotlight this week after his tweets about Ozil suggested that he illegally betted on 14-1 odds for the German, who eventually linked up with the Gunners on transfer deadline day for a staggering £42.4 million. The Football Association’s rules on betting states that, “You are not allowed …

Arsenal To Retry Bid For Suarez

According to a report in Metro, Arsenal have not given up their chase for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, and will make an attempt to sign the Uruguayan in the next transfer window in January, to add striking depth to their improving squad. Arsene Wenger had been initially conservative in his approach of the recently concluded …

Ozil Determined For Arsenal’s Title Push

The Gunners stole the limelight on Transfer Deadline Day as they swooped for Ozil from Real Madrid and completed a jaw dropping £42.4 million transfer. This switch made him Arsenal’s most expensive player ever by a massive distance. The club’s fans were truly ecstatic with the arrival of a world class talent, and are optimistic to …

Germany Coach Questions Real’s Decision To Sell Ozil

Arsenal completed their record transfer deal after they signed Ozil from Real Madrid on Transfer Deadline Day for a whopping £42.4 million. The move surprised everyone, as manager Arsene Wenger finally managed to splash the cash and spend a huge chunk of his £70 million transfer kitty. The move also had other repercussions as it created massive …

Wenger Eyes Contract Extensions For His Top Stars

After labouring long and hard in the transfer window, Arsenal delivered on their promise of signing a marquee player by smashing their transfer record in order to bring the German international, Mesut Ozil for a stunning £42.4 million on transfer deadline day. The financial muscle of the Gunners finally saw light in the end. We …

Ozil Deal Proves Intent – Walcott

The German international signed a 5 year long deal with Arsenal and the fee was reportedly £42.4 million on transfer deadline day. This piece of astute business by the Gunners smashed their transfer record by more than twice the amount as they finally landed a marquee signing that Wenger was so desperate for. After missing …

Ozil Capture A Sign Of Things To Come For Arsenal?

Arsenal were not considered as the front-runners for the league title in the last few years, nor were they expected to make a big impact this time around. That is a fact. The London club were approaching a disappointing and a potentially calamitous summer, given the lack of any activity after announcing a massive £70 million …

Fellaini Seals Move To Manchester United

Marouane Fellaini finally sealed his move to Manchester United, after Everton stuck out long in the summer window to keep their superstar midfielder at the club, but reluctantly agreed when the Belgian submitted a transfer request on transfer deadline day, only to be signed by United for a hefty fee in the region of £27.5 …

We’re Ozil The Moon

Well it was certainly a nail-biter of a day yesterday but the phrase “In Wenger We Trust” may start to become more popular again after Le Boss delivered on his assurances and pretty much addressed all of Arsenal’s most pressing needs – if you are a glass half full kind of guy. Clearly, Wenger grabbed …

Arsenal Set For Sensational Midfield Swoop!

The Spanish giants were finally able to agree a world-record deal worth £85 million with Spurs for the Welsh wizard Gareth Bale, and they unveiled the PFA Player of the Year to the gleeful Madrid supports camped in the Bernabeu today. Bale’s arrival has prompted a number of high-profile players to the exit door in …

Arsenal Target Open To Move

Julian Draxler has admitted that his German club Schalke could cash in on a deal with a fee in the region of £30 million, which would leave him with no option but to leave, increasing speculation about a potential move to Arsenal on deadline day. Arsene Wenger will be a happy manager after he saw …

Wenger Takes A Dig At Rivals

Arsene Wenger has played down city rivals Tottenham Hotspur’s spending spree this transfer window, and has suggested that buying so many players in one go may backfire on the North London side, as they prepare for life without their Welsh star Gareth Bale. Arsenal’s board and executives made it clear at the start of the …

We are witnessing one of the most extraordinary tactical changes of recent times at Arsenal.

Flitting around the Arsenal blogs this week I read a reader’s comment that had me blinking and reading it twice, I was indeed astounded. The writer of the original article that brought about the comment was just making the point that although the common word is that Arsenal don’t have any decent players, the club …

Its not the answers, its the questions you ask

It seems far more than just a few months ago, but I know that it was just a few months for I have just checked the calendar and the record books. Arsenal won eight and drew two of the last ten games that they played in the 2012/13 season. That is a good run by …

Bendtner Targeted By Palace And West Brom

Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner’s future remains uncertain as the Barclays Premier League enters its third round of fixtures this weekend, and according to a report in the Daily Mail, league newcomers Crystal Palace have enquired about the possibility of signing the Dane, with West Bromwich Albion the competitors for the unsettled striker. Arsene Wenger dealt …

Arsenal Have Ozil & Casillas On Radar

According to Metro, Arsenal have been alerted by the situation of Real Madrid pair Mezut Ozil and Iker Casillas, latter of whom was again made to wait on the bench by new manager Carlo Ancelotti in Madrid’s 0-1 win against Grenada in the second round of Liga BBVA matches. Arsene Wenger has been quiet about …

Arsenal Must Pay More For Cabaye

According to an ESPN report, Arsenal have been told the exact terms needed for the purchase of Yohan Cabaye, as said by Newcastle United’s controversial director of football Joe Kinnear, who claims the ball is now in Arsenal’s court. The Gunners have been on the hunt for new players ever since the end of last …