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Arsenal vs Qarabag: Team news and predicted starting XI

Everything you need to know ahead of Arsenal’s trip to Qarabag Arsenal will be hoping to make it eight wins on the bounce when they make the 5000-mile round trip to Azerbaijan tomorrow night to take on Qarabag in the Europa League. Unai Emery has named a strong squad to travel to Baku, however there …

Robert Pires: Aaron Ramsey must stay at Arsenal

Arsenal legend Robert Pires has urged his former club not to allow Aaron Ramsey to leave the club next summer. Ramsey’s contract at The Emirates expires at the end of the season, meaning he could be allowed to leave the club on a free if a new deal cannot be negotiated. Arsenal have been trying …

Arsenal legend urges club to tie down Danny Welbeck before it’s too late

Danny Welbeck must not be allowed to leave Arsenal next summer, insists club legend Ian Wright.  Welbeck’s current contract with the Gunners expires next summer, meaning he will drop into the free agent pool if no extension is agreed. The England international joined Arsenal from Manchester United in 2014, and has since scored just 31 …

Arsenal’s Bernd Leno delighted with Premier League debut

Bernd Leno says he is thrilled to have finally made his Premier League debut against Watford on Saturday afternoon. The German showstopper was named in goal for the first time in the top flight since moving the The Emirates this summer, coming in late for the injured Petr Cech. And the £20 million pound man …

Arsenal Dealt Setback In Pursuit Of £18m Rated Ramsey Replacement

Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega is unlikely to move to England due to the difficulties of adapting to another league, the player’s father has revealed. Daniel Banega also confirmed that Arsenal tried to sign the player in the summer but the Argentinian international rejected the move: “During the World Cup, Arsenal put an offer to him. …

Ian Wright says Ivan Gazidis is to blame for Aaron Ramsey contract situation

Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes Ivan Gazidis is blame for the ongoing contract dispute with midfielder Aaron Ramsey. The Welshman has been in negotiations over a new deal with the Gunners for a number of months, however has thus far failed to pen a new deal. Arsenal have no withdrawn their offer of a new …

‘A Monster’ ‘Fantastic’ – Arsenal Fans Delighted As Club Announce Injury Boost Ahead Of Watford Game

Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos is available for selection for today’s game against Watford, the club have confirmed. The Greek international suffered a dead leg against Everton last weekend and missed the Carabao Cup game against Brentford midweek. Fans are delighted that Sokratis has recovered so quickly after doubts he would be back to face the …

Merson Makes His Prediction For Arsenal’s Clash Against Watford

TV pundit Paul Merson is predicting an Arsenal win when Unai Emery’s side come up against Watford at the Emirates tomorrow. The Hornets have been in very good form, with their only loss so far this season coming against Manchester United. However, Merson thinks the Gunners will have too much for them: “Watford will be …

Arsenal vs Watford: Team news and predicted starting XI

Everything you need to know ahead of tomorrow’s clash at The Emirates. Unai Emery will be looking to continue his fine start to life as Arsenal boss when his side welcome Watford to The Emirates tomorrow afternoon. The Gunners have won all six of their last games in all competitions, most recently sweeping aside Brentford …

Have Your Say: Which defender should Arsenal sign in January?

Six is six now for Arsenal under Unai Emery. The Gunners win last night over Brentford meant they have now won all of their last half dozen games in all completions. Alexandre Lacazette is finally looking like the man Arsenal shed out £45 million for in 2017. Mesut Ozil has added work-rate to his undoubted …

La Liga Heavyweights Keen On Free Transfer Move For Arsenal Star

Atletico Madrid have entered the running to sign Arsenal attacking midfielder Aaron Ramsey, according to reports in Spain. The Welsh international’s contract expires in the summer, and he can talk to foreign clubs as early as January about a free transfer move at the end of the season. Ramsey is reportedly seeking a sizeable increase …

‘Great To See’ ‘Smashing the goals in!’ – Fans Praise Arsenal Ace After Brace Against Brentford

Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck scored twice in the 3-1 win over Brentford last night as the Gunners moved into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup. The 27-year-old has had to settle for a place on the bench more often than not for league matches, but he now has four goals to his name this …

Arsenal In Six Team Battle For £45m Rated French Midfield General

Arsenal are one of six teams interested in signing Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, according to reports in France. The French club’s president Jean Michel Aulas confirmed in the summer that he had turned down bids from English clubs, and it is believed that either Chelsea or Liverpool placed a €50m (£45m) offer on the table, …

Arsenal vs Brentford: Team news and predicted starting XI

Everything you need to know about tonight’s clash with Brentford  Arsenal welcome Championship high flyers Brentford to The Emirates this evening as they begin their Carabao Cup campaign on home soil. Unai Emery’s side have been in a rich vein of form, winning all five of their last games in all competitions, and they will …

Stuart Pearce Gives His Verdict On Arsenal’s Top Four Chances

Ex England international Stuart Pearce doesn’t believe Arsenal will make the top four this season. The former defender thinks the Gunners should focus on cup competitions, like the Europa League, in order to have a successful campaign: “I don’t think Arsenal can get in the top four this season. Therefore the cup games are vital …

Petr Cech reveals why Arsenal have already improved under Unai Emery

Arsenal keeper Petr Cech says hard work has been the key to the Gunners rapid improvement under new boss Unai Emery. Emery took over from Arsene Wenger as Arsenal boss during the summer, and after a difficult start to the season, has since guided his side to five consecutive wins in all competitions. The Gunners …

Arsenal Among Teams Keeping Tabs On £20m Rated Senegalese Speedster

Arsenal are scouting Rennes winger Ismaila Sarr, according to reports in the English media. The London club are, however, not the only team tracking the 20-year-old. Inter Milan are also very interested in the midfielder, while Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool have also been linked with the player in the past. Sarr is said to …

Premier League Team of the Week: Lacazette at it again

Liverpool made it five wins out of five as they swept aside Southampton 3-0 on Saturday to go top of the Premier League table. Chelsea drew with West Ham, ending their perfect start to the new campaign, whilst Manchester City made slight work of Cardiff, beating Neil Warnock’s side 5-0 to stay level with the …