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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 …

A Closer Look At Arsenal’s New Recruit

Yaya Sanogo is still just a boy. He is 20-years old, and thus he has a vast number of playing years ahead of him. The striker is a regular in the French national team’s Under-21 side, and has a respectable number of appearances under his belt. He is currently playing for French second division outfit …

Mertesacker Feeling Valued At Arsenal

Per Mertesacker was having a mixed season, with many reports linking the defender with a move back to the Bundesliga in the summer. However, his form has improved considerably in the second half of the season, prompting the player to reveal his delight at becoming an integral member of the squad. The towering defender was …

Chamakh Wants Out Of Arsenal

Out-of-favor Arsenal striker, Marouane Chamakh, has conceded that if he were to move back to France, it would be to his former side Bordeaux, a club that he feels has a place in his heart. Chamakh had been targeted by Arsenal long before he signed on the dotted line at the Emirates Stadium. With a …

Arsenal Beat Newcastle 1-0 To Secure Champions League Football

Arsenal have qualified for the UEFA Champions League next season, after a 0-1 away win at Newcastle United ensured the fourth and final qualification spot for the Gunners. The fixture was the 38th and last round of matches to be played in the Barclays Premier League, and a Laurent Koscielny winner in the second half …

Arsenal To Change Ticket Pricing Arrangements… Maybe

AISA – the Arsenal Independent Supporters Association – has conducted a consultation process with over 10,000 Arsenal fans on the issue of away supporters, how much they pay and whether the ticket prices for away support should be capped or not. The conclusion was a big “yes” to a price cap, and to the idea …

Arsenal Seriously Weighing Up Bid For Wayne Rooney?

The sudden news of Rooney’s wish to quit the champions in the summer did catch Manchester United and their fans off guard, especially due to the nature of the timing of the announcement, shortly following boss Sir Alex Ferguson’s decision to retire at the end of the season. With the English forward asking for a …

Top 4 Finish Not Enough For Arsenal According To Wenger

The current Arsenal squad is a shadow of the 2003-2004 squad which went through the entire season without a single defeat. The squad back then boasted a number of world beaters like Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp, Patrick Vieira and Robert Pires. Sadly, the only world beaters at the club now are arguably Jack Wilshere and …

Last Game Of The Season As Arsenal Face Newcastle United

Arsenal travel to the north-east of England to face Newcastle United in the final round of fixtures in the Barclays Premier League. The Londoners have quite an incentive to perform, and the league standings make their goal simple. A win is all they need to qualify for the UEFA Champions League. Anything less than a …

Sagna Could Leave Arsenal

After a long spell at Arsenal, Bacary Sagna has made it no secret that he is keeping his options open for a summer move abroad, with clubs like Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco interested in his services. Sagna has been a regular right back for the club since he joined from Auxerre for a fee in …

Wenger Not Worried About Wilshere

Arsene Wenger does not seem too worried about Jack Wilshere’s ankle operation in the summer. The England international has made just 23 appearances in the Barclays Premier League this season, and has been struggling with injuries over the past two years. Arsenal fans will not forget that Wilshere missed the entire last season due to …

Could Arsenal Really Try To Snatch Rooney?

Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing the unsettled Wayne Rooney from Manchester United this summer, after manager Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that the player has put in a transfer request at the club. Despite the transfer request being rejected, this is the second time Rooney has shown public displeasure in putting on a United shirt. …

Wenger Not Surprised By Ferguson Retirement

Wenger and Ferguson enjoyed a tumultuous relationship during the late 90’s and early 2000’s, when both Arsenal and Manchester United would tussle for the Premier League title. In fact, their relationship had reached a boiling point when both traded the Championship between 1995 and 2004, with United winning six and the Gunners claiming three. However, …

Higuain To Cost Arsenal £22 Million

Real Madrid have asked Arsenal to splash out £22 million to acquire the services of striker Gonzalo Higuain. This is quite a demand, considering Madrid have already declared that the striker will be leaving this summer. Arsenal are looking to buy a striker this summer who can settle in as a regular starting member of …