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Wenger Set To Wield The Axe On Under Performers

The Gunners have been well below par this season, having been knocked out of all competitions and languishing just outside the top four. This means that they are yet again going to finish the season empty-handed, like the last seven years, and could face the ignominy of missing out on Champions League football for next …

Villa Desperate To Tie Down Benteke Amidst Arsenal Interest

Christian Benteke has been a revelation in his debut season at Villa since joining from Belgian outfit Racing Genk last year. He has repaid each and every penny of the £7 million Villa paid for his services as he has scored 17 times already this season for them. Despite the fact that Villa are fighting …

Price Revealed For Arsenal Target

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s exploits for St. Etienne have seen him become one of the most highly-rated forwards in Ligue 1, and has scored 17 goals in 32 appearances in all competitions for the club. He is currently the second top scorer in the country with 16 goals, sitting only behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic who has 25. The …

Strengthen Your English Core, Wenger – Says Pires

Fortunes have changed drastically for Arsenal in recent years, as they have been relegated from being a team challenging for top honors season after season, to a team who seems somewhat content with a top 4 finish. The reason for this has been narrowed down to the lack of homegrown talent by some, who think …

Arsenal In Pursuit Of ‘New Jack Wilshere’

Daniel Crowley has already attracted attention from the likes of Arsenal in spite of being just 15 years of age, and has been dubbed the ‘new Jack Wilshere’. He is regarded as the finest talent produced from the famed Aston Villa academy in recent times. According to Metro, the Gunners have been monitoring the progress …

Gervinho Earns Wenger Praises Following Reading Rout

Arsenal were never really challenged in the match, and by the end had it very easy as they walked over a hapless Reading side, who did very little to impress new manager Nigel Adkins in his first match in-charge since taking over. Goals from Gervinho, Santi Cazorla, Olivier Giroud and a Mikel Arteta penalty sealed …

Arshavin Offered Huge Paycheck To Quit Arsenal

Andre Arshavin joined Arsenal back in January, 2009 and quickly became a crowd-favorite in his debut season. His arrival from Russian outfit Zenit St. Petersburg took the English Premier League by storm. The diminutive winger is Arsenal’s record-signing, as they forked out a fee of around £14 million to lure him to England. However, since …

Dutch Star Cools Talk Of Premier League Move

Adam Maher has spent his entire career with AZ Alkmaar and has garnered significant attention from Premier League clubs. He has already scored 14 goals in his short career, but is destined to score plenty with his raw talent. The 19-year-old scored on his debut in a Europe League encounter against Bate Borisov, becoming the …

Could Van Persie’s Words Finally Wake Wenger Up?

Gunners’ fans are not the only ones who feel the need to express their disappointment when it comes to Arsenal’s 8 year losing streak. After recent rumors having emerged saying that players such as Jovetic are not keen on signing with a team that hasn’t won anything in quite a while, ex Arsenal striker, Robin …

Has Wenger Identified The Next Jens Lehmann?

Rumors regarding Arsenal’s interest in bringing in a new goalkeeper had no solid foundation up until a few days back. It looks like although Wojciech Scezney insisted his collaboration with the Emirates team will continue and that he is happy with his relationship with Wenger, things are not quite so. According to recent statements, Scezney’s …

Arsenal Eye Their First Summer Transfer Target

There are many rumors surrounding Emirates Stadium that provide two possible outcomes for the summer transfer period. Either Wenger will change his perspective when it comes to signing top class players, or Arsenal will keep building a team that focuses on integrating youngsters into the first eleven. The second alternative has put the Gunners on …

Monreal Determined To Right The Wrong

For years, Tottenham have been in the shadow of their glorious cross-town rivals. The Gunners have achieved new heights in the last couple of decades and have been dubbed as at least the best team in London, if not England over that time. However, things are looking as though they may change as some believe …

Does Oxlade-Chamberlain Deserve More Playing Time?

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is the latest talent from the now-famous Southampton academy which has also produced the likes of Gareth Bale and Theo Walcott in recent seasons. He broke into the Saints first team when he was just 17 in the 2010-11 season where he scored 9 goals in 34 league appearances for the then Championship …

Italian Star Warns Jovetic To Stay Away From Mediocre Arsenal

In recent news Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic has been heavily linked with Arsenal. It seems like the Gunners are not regarded as the perfect destination for players who want to step up to the next level. According to Jovetic’s team mate and ex Bayern Munich striker, Luca Toni, the young Serbian should direct his attention towards …

Vela Closes Door On Possible Arsenal Reunion

Mexican international, Carlos Vela was not quite able to hold down a place in Arsenal’s starting 11 and was generally used as a squad player or sent out on loan. Lack of regular first-team football forced him to quit the Gunners as he joined Real Sociedad in the summer last year. The switch has worked …

Jovetic Fancies Premier League Amid Arsenal Interest

Stevan Jovetic is one of the world’s hottest strikers and a possible move to the Premier League has been touted for a while now and his stock can only have risen after his performance for his national side against England. Several European clubs have shown interest in the La Viola forward, but he seems to …

Wenger Monitors Potential Young Star – Strategy In Intact

Arsenal’s strategy regarding next season is not yet clear Wenger shows interest in signing both unexperienced and top class established footballers. The Frenchman expressed his desire to acquire David Villa, but also showed interest in Stoppila Sunzu, or according to recent news, for a young Nigerian called Godfrey Oboabona. Even though Arsenal have stated they …

Arsenal Down With Key Man Injured

The 24-year old Englishman has enjoyed his best season with Arsenal to date, and has established himself as an important part of the team. Along with French international, Olivier Giroud, Theo Walcott has been scoring goals on a regular basis for the Gunners this season. He was enjoying a good goalscoring run for Arsenal, and …