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Koscielny Contemplating Ending Arsenal Career

Laurent Koscielny issued a rare warning to his colleagues to start winning trophies, or see the Frenchman depart in search of the same, after the Gunners had another season struggling to finish in the top four of the Barclays Premier League. Koscielny has been a permanent feature in the league this season, and managed to …

Wenger Was Close To Signing Bale

Arsene Wenger has conceded that his biggest regret was not to seal a deal for current Tottenham Hotspur superstar Gareth Bale while he was at Southampton, especially because the club had already signed Theo Walcott from the very same squad. Bale has become a sensation, not just in England, but around the world. The rumors …

Oxlade-Chamberlain Clueless About Wonder Goal

Arsenal winger, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made his way into the England setup after then newly-appointed coach, Roy Hodgson, included him in England’s 23 man squad for Euro 2012. The 19-year-old has gone on to make 11 appearances at international level, and got his twelfth cap for his country against Brazil in Rio de Janeiro two nights …

Will Arsenal lose Koscielny to Munich?

Defender Laurent Koscielny is being targeted by German giants Bayern Munich, as the UEFA Champions League winners prepare for the arrival of former Barcelona manager, Pep Guardiola, for the new campaign. Munich are in a world of their own, getting better with each game, be it the domestic league or the Champions League. The club …

Arsenal To Sign Julio Cesar?

Media reports are coming thick and fast about Arsenal’s transfer activity in this summer window, and the most recent player to be linked is Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Julio Cesar, who declared his intentions of staying in England, and his love for London in particular. Cesar was part of the Rangers squad that was relegated …

Will Lukas Podolski Resist Pull Of Borussia Dortmund?

The 27-year-old Lukas Podolski has spent his entire playing career in Germany, but transitioned to English football with Arsenal last summer. The forward has had a mixed debut season with the Gunners, and had to endure the wrath of the German general manager citing his progress as unsatisfactory even though he scored 16 goals in …

Grenier- It Could Well Be Arsenal

Arsenal seem to have convinced their first transfer target for the summer, with Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier admitting that he will be leaving the French club, and the Gunners could very well be the club he joins. This could be a major coup for Arsene Wenger, knowing his affinity for young French players, and his …

Can Arsenal Lure Fabregas Back?

Arsenal’s squad was damaged when Cesc Fabregas left the club for his home-town side Barcelona, but constantly sitting on the bench at the Nou Camp triggered rumors in England that Fabregas could make a comeback to the country he spent 6 years in. Fabregas was the skipper of the Arsenal side when he left, and …

Oxlade-Chamberlain Continues Family Tradition

It was an exciting friendly between Brazil and England on Sunday at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium, but for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain it was about taking over family traditions, as his father Mark Chamberlain scored for England against Brazil in 1984 and Ox managed to repeat his father’s feat by scoring England’s first goal before Rooney …

Arsenal Target To Stay At Sunderland?

Arsene Wenger had to deal with unrest from current goalkeeper Wojciech Szczęsny this season, and it looks like the manager’s possible target – Sunderland’s Simon Mignolet has indicated that he is positive about proceedings at the Stadium of Light Mignolet has been recognized due to some fantastic performances over the season. Despite Sunderland finishing in …

Henry Feels Fourth Place Is Not Enough For Arsenal

As we all now know Arsenal managed to pip Spurs by one point to secure Champions League football on the last day. They have always played in Europe’s elite competition since Wenger took over as coach 17 years ago, but their status as one of the big clubs in English football has been in decline …

Arsenal Stars Flying High, Literally!

A group of young Arsenal players are currently in the Middle East as a part of Arsenal’s sponsorship agreements for promoting regional soccer school in the Middle Eastern countries. They have tied up with Fly Emirates who of course sponsor their home ground, the Emirates Stadium. They have recently renewed their arrangement with the airlines …

Arsenal Could Possibly Get Jovetic If The Price Is Right

Long term Arsenal target Stevan Jovetic could be free to make a move away from Fiorentina, after the club’s general manager Sandro Menucci admitted that if the striker wanted a new experience, it could happen for the right financial considerations. Arsenal have been chasing the 23-year old ever since he emerged onto the European scene …

Vermaelen Frustrated But Going Nowhere

Thomas Vermaelen has revealed his frustration at not being picked regularly for Arsenal, but insists that has not dampened his morale, and will continue to be available to Arsene Wenger whenever the manager calls on his services. The Belgian has had a tough season this year, struggling with injuries and inconsistent form when in the …

Podolski Criticized By German Legend Over Arsenal Form

German international, Lukas Podolski made the hard transition from German football to the English Premier League after spending 10 seasons in the Bundesliga with FC Koln and Bayern Munich. After his boyhood club, Koln, was relegated from the Bundesliga last season, Podolski finally decided to challenge himself elsewhere and agreed to a transfer to Arsenal, …

Money Could Cost Arsenal Stevan Jovetic – Surprising?

Arsenal’s interest in Stevan Jovetic has been strong and persistent over the past few weeks as manager Arsene Wenger identified the 23-year old as his potential marquee signing of the summer. With huge amounts of money at the club’s disposal, they are now in a financial position to look at purchasing players in the above £20 …

Arsenal Looking To Buy New Nasri

Arsene Wenger is always on the lookout for young talents, and has set his eyes on Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier, who has impressed the manager with his intelligent style of play, which reminds him of a former signing Samir Nasri. Grenier started his career at FC Annonay in 1997 as a youngster, and his talent …

Arsenal To Let Russian Ace Quietly Leave

Andrei Arshavin has clearly fallen down the pecking order at Arsenal, and as the Russian’s contract expires this summer, he looks set to leave the Emirates, with his former club Zenit St. Petersburg reportedly interested in his services. Arsene Wenger faced one of the toughest challenges of his career when Robin van Persie, who gradually …