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Arsenal Ace Gets PFA Awards Nomination After Awesome October

With Unai Emery taking over at Arsenal this season, there was always going to be a period of adjustment as the existing squad and the new Gunners signings got acclimatised to their new manager. This was certainly the case for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as he failed to score in his first 3 appearances under Emery. However …

Arsenal Pursuing Deal For Fulham Talisman But Money Is Proving A Major Obstacle

Arsenal are keen on signing Fulham attacking midfielder Tom Cairney, according to reports in the English media. The Gunners have reportedly been tracking the Scottish international for a number of months, but the cost of signing the player is proving a major stumbling block. Without Champions League football, the London club have limited resources and …

Arsenal Playmaker Set To Depart The Club At The End Of The Season

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey will leave the club on a free transfer in the summer, according to Sky Sports. The Welsh international reportedly held talks with club officials over the weekend to determine why the Gunners withdrew a contract offer. Ramsey said last week he was still awaiting an explanation for why a new deal …

‘Hope he is not injured’ – Arsenal Stars Get Into The Halloween Spirit But Things Don’t Quite Go To Plan

Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi dressed up for Halloween to scare teammate Alex Iwobi but things didn’t go as well as he hoped. The Frenchman snuck up on the winger only for the Nigerian international to see it coming. However, Iwobi didn’t see the microphone placed above him when he stood up, knocking his head, leading …

Latest Arsenal Injury Report Ahead Of The Games Against Blackpool and Liverpool

Arsenal are suffering from an injury crisis at fullback heading into the games against Blackpool and Liverpool. Stephan Lichtsteiner is likely to be the only one fit to face the Tangerines this evening with Hector Bellerin a major doubt after being substituted at half-time in the 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace on Sunday. The Spaniard …

Arsenal Among Premier League Teams Eyeing Move For £96m Rated French Flyer

Arsenal and two other Premier League teams are keeping an eye on Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele’s situation’s at the La Liga club, according to the Daily Mail. Chelsea and Liverpool are also said to be interested with Catalan radio station RAC1 reporting that the Frenchman could be sold in the January transfer window as manager …

Fabregas Reveals He Is Open To A Return To Arsenal If He Leaves Chelsea

Cesc Fabregas

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has refused to rule out a return to former club Arsenal if he leaves Stamford Bridge this summer. The Spaniard’s contract with the Blues expires at the end of the season, and when asked about a move back to the Gunners, the 31-year-old said: “Of course, Arsenal will always be in …

Emery Reacts To Arsenal Star’s Anger At Being Substituted Against Crystal Palace

Arsenal manager Unai Emery says he understood Mesut Ozil’s reaction after being substituted in the 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace yesterday. The German playmaker was taken off on the 68th minute, avoiding the Gunners boss’s high five as he walked to the bench, as well as throwing down his captain’s armband down in frustration. Asked …

‘Tried to hold the club to ransom’ ‘Playing the sympathy card’ – Arsenal Fans React As Ramsey Speaks On Contract Talks

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey says he is still none the wiser why the Gunners withdrew their contract offer to him. The Welsh international believes he was close to agreeing a new deal to remain at the Emirates before the club took their proposal off the table: “We all know that the contract was taken away …

Arsenal V Crystal Palace Match Preview And Predicted XI

Arsenal made it eleven wins out of eleven with their 1-0 win against Sporting Lisbon in Portugal on Thursday. Danny Welbeck’s 78th-minute strike means they are top of their Europa League group with nine points from their first three games. Crystal Palace are certainly in a far less confident mood. Two late goals for Everton …

Arsenal In Four Way Transfer Tussle For £44m Rated Turkish Wide Man

Arsenal and three other clubs are keen on signing Roma winger Cengiz Under in the January transfer window, according to reports in Italy. The Gunners’ interest in the 21-year-old has previously been reported but it is believed the Giallorossi are seriously considering selling the Turkish international. Roma are apparently keen to sell in order to …

Xhaka Praises Torreira’s Impact Since Arriving at Arsenal

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka believes that Lucas Torreira has given the team a better balance between defence and attack since breaking through into the starting eleven. The Uruguayan started the season on the bench with manager Unai Emery opting to start youngster Matteo Guendouzi instead, but the midfielder has now started the last four league games …

Fiorentina Goalkeeper Speaks Out About Interest From Arsenal

Fiorentina goalkeeper Alban Lafont has spoken out about reports linking him with a move to Arsenal. The France Under 20 international has been reported as a long-term target for the Gunners, and when asked whether he would be interested in a move to the Emirates in the future, the 19-year-old said: “Arsenal? I am very happy …

Emery Reveals The Key Reason Behind Ozil’s Early Season Form For Arsenal

Arsenal manager Unai Emery believes giving Mesut Ozil extra responsibility has led to the 30-year-old becoming a more consistent player. The German playmaker was given the captain’s armband for the 3-1 win over Leicester City on Monday, capping his performance with a goal and an assist. Emery says that by demanding a certain standard from Ozil, the …

Arsenal Linked With January Offer For Argentina World Cup Defender

Arsenal are interested in signing Ajax fullback Nicolas Tagliafico, according to reports in Italy. The Argentinian international is said to be on the club’s radar for the January transfer window as they look for cover on the left-hand side of defence. Nacho Monreal’s contract expires in the summer while Sead Kolasinac has barely featured since …

‘Brilliant team spirit, dodgy dancing’ ‘Deeply disturbing!’ – Fans React As Iwobi Shares Arsenal Dressing Room Antics

It’s fair to say that Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi was happy after the Gunners beat Leicester City 3-1 last night. The German international is certainly one of the most colourful characters in the dressing room and going by Alex Iwobi’s Instagram video, he’s not shy about showing off his dance moves: Mustafi on Iwobi’s Instagram story …

Five Ways in Which Unai Emery Has Changed Arsenal For The Better

Arsenal extended their winning streak to 10 games by overwhelming Leicester with an inspired second half performance on Monday night. The Gunners have been playing some glorious football and they could end up running their own Goal of the Season competition at this rate. Their third against the Foxes was another world class team goal, …

Emery Eyeing City And Liverpool After Arsenal Make It Ten Wins In A Row Against Leicester

Arsenal manager Unai Emery is targeting the likes of Manchester City and Liverpool at the top of the league after the Gunners’ 3-1 win against Leicester City last night. It was the London club’s tenth win in a row and the Spanish coach says he is keen to put as many points on the table …