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Could Arsenal really emulate Manchester United and win the Carabao Cup and the Europa League?

Could Arsenal really emulate Manchester United and win the Carabao Cup and the Europa League? They could, without doubt. Maybe a better question would have been “will they?” Arséne Wenger has, yet again, proved that when opening one’s mouth it is wise to ensure that the nearest object within chewing distance isn’t one’s own foot! …

Arsenal youngster thriving in ‘variety of roles’ at The Emirates

Arsenal youngster Ainsley Maitland-Niles has revealed he is thriving in playing in a number of different roles for the Gunners this season. The teenager has been used as a striker, a winger, a centre midfielder and most recently a full-back – a position he is started to make his own at The Emirates- this season. …

Arsenal fans react as striker ruled out for up to six weeks

Arsenal fans have reacted to the news that striker Alexandre Lacazette has been ruled out for up to six weeks with injury. The club confirmed their £52 million summer signing has undergone an arthroscopy on his left knee in London on Tuesday morning. Arsenal said: “The minor procedure was a success and he will now undergo a …

“Van Persie hurt, but this …” – Arsenal fans react as Giroud stars for Chelsea

Gone, but certainly not forgotten. Olivier Giroud’s impressive performance on his Chelsea debut on Monday night hit home hard with the Arsenal fans. The Frenchman was controversially sold on deadline day during the January transfer window, moving to Stamford Bridge in an £18 million to make way for the arrival of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. And while …

Arsenal star admits “disappointment” after Wembley defeat

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has admitted the disappointment of Saturday’s result in the North London Derby. The Gunners came out on the losing end 1-0 at Wembley thanks to a Harry Kane header – although they did have chances to level, and even perhaps win, the game. Firstly, record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was ruled offside …

Wenger refuses to give up on top four despite Wembley defeat

Arsene Wenger has refused to give on Arsenal making the top four despite Saturday afternoons defeat to rivals Tottenham Hotspur. A solitary Harry Kane header just after the break proved the difference between the two sides at Wembley as Spurs edged out a tight North London derby. Arsenal failed to create many clear cut opportunities, …

Arsenal fans slam record signing for Wembley performance

Arsenal fans have slammed record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after his lacklustre performance in yesterday’s North London derby. Tottenham edged a tight affair at Wembley 1-0, thanks to a solitary Harry Kane goal – his 101st in the Premier League. The Englishman’s towering header just after half-time was enough to seal the three points for the …

Arsenal defender recalls ‘special’ derby day goal

Shkodran Mustafi has recalled what it felt like to score in the North London Derby ahead of this afternoon’s trip to Wembley to take on Tottenham. The Germany international was on the scoresheet during a 2-0 win for the Gunners the last time the two sides met back in November. And Mustafi recalled what was …

‘Aggression’ the key to winning North London derby says Arsenal defender

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac says ‘aggression’ was the key to his side’s victory over Tottenham earlier in the season, and has backed the Gunners to do the double over their North London rivals when they meet this weekend. Arsene Wenger’s side travel to Wembley on Saturday afternoon knowing a win will take them to within …

Bellerin insists he remains focused on football in response to ‘fashion critics’

Arsenal star Hector Bellerin has insisted he remains ‘focused on football’ after receiving criticism from fans for his interest in fashion. The Spaniard has been in terrific form for the Gunners in recent weeks, helping guide Arsene Wenger’s men to four consecutive victories in all competitions – however he still cannot seem the escape his …

Arsenal fans slam former star after dismal week for new club

Arsenal fans have slammed former striker Olivier Giroud after what has been a dismal week for the Frenchman at his new club. The 31-year-old joined rivals Chelsea on deadline day in an £18 million move, replacing the outbound Michy Batshuayi at Stamford Bridge. He left The Emirates a fan favourite having bagged over 100 goals …

New boys have “sparked something” in Arsenal dressing room says Arsene Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says that the arrival of both Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has “sparked something” in the Gunners dressing room. Both players joined the Gunners during the transfer window, and starred in Arsenal’s 5-1 thrashing of Everton at the weekend. The former team-mates at Borussia Dortmund played a crucial role in what …

Arsenal players thank pop superstar for support against Everton

Arsenal players have taken to Twitter to thank pop superstar Rihanna for showing her support during the victory over Everton on Saturday. The long term Gunners fan number one artist, who as sung such hits as ‘Umbrella’ and ‘Work’, was at The Emirates to see Arsene Wenger’s side thrash the Toffees 5-1. A hat-trick from …

Arsenal fans thrilled as record signing finds his feet quickly

Arsenal fans have been left ecstatic after club record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang got his Gunners career off to the perfect start. The Gabon international pulled off a delightful chipped finish in a 5-1 win for his new side over Everton last night – opening his Gunners’ account only 37 minutes into his debut. Aaron Ramsey …

“Best in the league” – Gunners fans thrilled as Ozil puts pen to paper

Arsenal fans have been treated with the long awaited news that midfielder Mesut Ozil has signed a new long-term contract at the club. Ozil, who signed from Real Madrid in the summer of 2013, has committed his future to the Gunners, signing an new deal that will keep him in North London until the summer …

Arsenal icon slams decision to sell Olivier Giroud

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has slammed his former side’s decision to sell striker Olivier Giroud to Chelsea, saying “it would be like losing a tenner and finding a fiver”. Giroud was allowed to make the switch across London after the Gunners completed the deadline day signing of Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in a club …

“I’m so happy to be here” says Gunners’ record signing

Club record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he is “so happy” to have made his long rumoured transfer to Arsenal and how he hopes to emulate Gunners legend Thierry Henry. The Gabon international joined Arsenal in a reported £58 million deal from Borussia Dortmund yesterday, ending Arsenal’s search for a new striker. After scoring nearly 150 …

Gooners Rejoice On Twitter As Arsenal Sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ozil Expected To Sign New Deal While Giroud Joins Chelsea

It’s official! Arsenal have secured one of the most-wanted strikers in the world. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was signed for a whopping £56m which is amazing and seemed like it might never happen to be honest. This has been a big, big season for the Gunners who seem to have started spending serious cash. Currently Wenger has …