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The original unofficial Arsenal News aggregation site.

Maybe Nasri wasn’t worth it; maybe others suffer as we do

According to the nay-sayers Arsenal is the most incompetent of football clubs.  Our best players are stolen from under our noses because we don’t sign them on long term contracts, and we never bring in the players we want, because the manager is a dodo and can’t handle negotiations. OK that is some people’s views …

Big Names Out of Arsenal Squad For Bayern Munich Clash

The Champions League represents the only chance of silverware for the Gunners this season and they will need to score at least three goals to have a chance to qualify. Arsene Wenger was given a major blow when star midfielder Jack Wilshere was ruled out with an ankle injury. The 21-year-old suffered the injury during …

London Rivals To Lock Horns Over Real Madrid Frontman

25-year old Higuain is one of the longest serving players of the current Madrid side, having joined the Galacticos way back in 2006 from Argentinian outfit River Plate as an 18-year old. He has gone on to make 179 La Liga appearances during his time there, and has notched up more than 100 goals, becoming …

Arsenal Dealt Massive Injury Blow Ahead Of Munich Trip

The news of Wilshere missing out for the big game has come as a huge shock for the Gunners, after the 21-year old failed to recover from the ankle injury he sustained in Arsenal’s 2-1 North London derby loss against Tottenham on 3rd March. The England international is set to be out for 3 weeks, …

Wenger Challenges Arsenal To Accomplish The Impossible

Arsenal hosted German giants Bayern Munich roughly a fortnight ago, looking to get a victory which could help their cause in the return leg at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday. Instead, they suffered badly, as a ruthless Bayern swept aside an overwhelmed looking Gunners team to register a convincing 3-1 away win. Now, with everyone …

English International To Replace Sagna At Arsenal?

English international Micah Richards has been unlucky lately as he has suffered recurring injuries, which have sidelined him for long periods of time, much to his anger and frustration and that of City boss Roberto Mancini. The Italian has been without Richards most of this season and as a result, Argentinian international Pablo Zabaleta has …

Arsene Wenger Keen On Ligue 1 Wonderkid

Pierre-Emerick Abumeyang was under close observation by Arsenal’s reliable scout, Gilles Grimandi, on Friday as his side took on Rennes, and Grimandi saw his talent first-hand as Abumeyang found the back of the net in the 2-2 draw. Though he was not the only one present with a scout in the stands watching Abumeyang in …

Juventus Striker Set To Snub Arsenal

The 28-year-old, Alessandro Matri, has been used only sparingly for the Bianconeri this season, starting only 7 league games out of a possible 27. He had been linked with a move out of Juventus during the January transfer window, but stayed to fight for his place in the side. The Italian international initially joined Juve …

Arsenal To Snatch PSG Striker?

The French striker has fallen down the pecking order in the PSG attack following the big money arrivals of Argentine international Ezequiel Lavezzi and Swedish sensation Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Gamiero has found his place on the bench more often than not this season, and a lack of game time has upset him of late. Gameiro has …

Arsenal Set To Bring In Talented French Striker

Arsenal have only one recognised out-and-out striker in the form of Olivier Giroud, who is having a decent season considering it’s his first in the Premier League and not every foreigner has the capability to light it up in his first season as Michu has. They also have the option of Gervinho, but his horrible …

Will Song Be Welcomed Back At Arsenal?

Alex Song left the Gunners last summer in order to complete a ‘dream’ move to Barcelona for £15 million, but has been unable to impress at the Nou Camp. In fact, Song was voted as the second worst signing of the season in La Liga in December, behind Madrid’s Luka Modric. Song moved to Arsenal …

Wenger’s Reconstruction Could Start With Williams

This past month was probably what got Wenger thinking. Even though it is a well-known fact that his philosophy on football does not include spending big money on transfers, Arsenal’s manager implied in several of his latest statements that it is time some top quality players landed at the Emirates Stadium. Things seem to fallen …

Arsenal Chasing Rising Dutch Star

Arsenal fans have been crying out loud for the Gunners board to cut loose their supposed large transfer war chest and buy good quality players in order to replace the stars who have left. Last season was Arsenal’s worst start to a season when they famously lost 8-2 to Manchester United but they miraculously overcame …

Do The Fans Have A Point?

This summer is set to be one of the most interesting transfer periods in Arsenal’s history. After 8 years of missing out on every trophy, the Gunners are set to have Arsene Wenger build a combative, competition winning team. Even though the Frenchman has not yet signed an extension to his current deal, it looks …

Arsenal Interested In Polish Striker?

Borussia Dortmund have recently made it clear that they are resigned to losing Polish striker Robert Lewandowski either at the end of this season or at the end of the 2013-14 season when his contract ends. The German side have tried to get Lewandowski to put pen to paper on a contract extension but the …

Arsenal Youth Star Won’t Become A Star Gunner After All

Arsenal are definitely in for a lot of changes at the end of the season. Things are already starting to be set in motion, as some of their current players have been told they are not part of Wenger’s future plans. Even though the Frenchman is yet to sign a new contract and says he …

Arsenal Put Off By Staggering Valuation For Turkish Sensation

Turkish international Yilmaz has been a revelation since he joined Galatasaray from Trabzanspor last summer. He could not have hoped for a better 1st season, as he has already notched a massive 21 goals in just 26 games for his new club, to propel them to the top of the league table. Galatasaray currently hold …

Only Money Can Bring Back Glory Days Says Brady

Arsenal’s disappointing season took a new turn for the worst on Sunday as defeat at White Hart Lane against fierce rivals Tottenham Hotspurs widened the gap between them and the Champions League spots. Out going Youth Academy boss Liam Brady backed Wenger publicly (Daily Mail) as he talked about his and most other people at …