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‘What a Player’ ‘Like Thierry Henry’ – Arsenal Fans Praise Star After Fine Display Against Everton

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette scored an excellent opening goal as the Gunners secured a 2-0 win over Everton yesterday. The London club had to battle for their fifth consecutive win in all competitions, with the Toffees having had the better of the first 45 minutes. However, Lacazette’s goal ten minutes into the second half settled …

Arsenal Set To Battle Italian Giants For Belgian Wide Man

Arsenal are looking to sign Dalian Yifang winger Yannick Carrasco during the January transfer window, according to reports in Spain. Gunners boss Unai Emery is looking for a quick and incisive wide man, who has the qualities to cope with the rigours of the Premier League,  and it seems that a move for the former …

Merson Makes His Prediction For Arsenal’s Game Against Everton

Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson thinks that the Gunners should get the win against Everton today. The Toffees lost their last game at home against struggling West Ham, and the ex-Gunner thinks Unai Emery’s side will pick off their opponents much like the Hammers: “I think Arsenal will have too much movement for them, you …

Latest Arsenal Injury Report

Arsenal got off to a good start in the Europa League with a 4-2 win over Ukrainian outfit Vorskla Poltava on Thursday but they didn’t get away unscathed. Midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan suffered an injury to his right ankle during the match and is now a doubt for tomorrow’s game against Everton. The Armenian international is, …

Aubameyang Sets His Sights On Europa League Final With Arsenal

Arsenal got off to a winning start in the Europa League last night with a 4-2 home victory against Vorskla Poltava. Speaking after scoring a brace in the match for the Gunners, striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang said he is hoping to go on and win the competition with the London club this season: “I didn’t play …

Arsenal and Manchester United Set To Battle It Out For German Under 21 International

Arsenal are interested in signing Hertha Berlin midfielder Arne Maier, according to reports in the German media. However, the Gunners will face competition for the 19-year-old with Manchester United also believed to be keeping tabs on the holding midfield player. Maier only recently signed a new contract at Hertha. The teenager was given a four …

Arsenal’s New Head Of Football Keen On Move For £44m Rated Argentinian International

Arsenal’s new Head of Football Operations Raul Sanllehi is keen on the club signing Boca Juniors winger Cristian Pavon, according to reports in the English media. Chief Executive Ivan Gazidis’s departure to AC Milan has led to a restructuring of the management team at the Gunners. Sanllehi’s new role means he will be able to …

‘This guy is a good defender’ ‘Very Impressive’ – Fans Rate £17.6m Signing’s First Five Games For Arsenal

Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos has played the full 90 minutes in all of the Gunners’ Premier League games so far this season. The Greek international has been part of a defence that has conceded nine goals in five matches and hasn’t yet kept a clean sheet. However, fans on Twitter don’t think the £17.6m signing …

Manchester United Considering January Swoop For Arsenal Playmaker

Manchester United are monitoring Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil’s situation at the club, according to reports in the UK. The German’s relationship with new Gunners manager Unai Emery has been called into question already this season and Jose Mourinho is believed to be keen on a January swoop for the 29-year-old if he becomes available. The …

Wright Backs Arsenal Summer Signing To Get First Start After Excellent Newcastle Performance

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has credited midfielder Lucas Torreira as being the major catalyst behind the Gunners’ improved second-half display against Newcastle. The Uruguayan international came on for Mateo Guendouzi at halftime in the 2-1 win on Saturday, and the BBC pundit thought the midfielder’s forward passing played a crucial part in securing victory: “I …

Arsenal In Race With London Rivals To Sign Ivorian International Defender

Arsenal and Tottenham are interested in signing Manchester United defender Eric Bailly, according to reports in the English media. The Ivorian international was dropped by manager Jose Mourinho after the 3-2 defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion last month and he hasn’t started a game since then. Bailly is said to be preparing to quit …

Coventry Boss Keen To Loan Arsenal Starlet After Impressive EFL Trophy Display

Coventry manager Mark Robins says he would love to take Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah on loan once the transfer window re-opens. The 19-year-old scored after coming on as a substitute in Arsenal Under 21s 3-0 win over the Sky Blues in the Checkatrade Trophy on Wednesday night, and the League One boss was impressed by …

Gooners Take To Twitter To Praise Classy Ozil’s Assured Performance In Arsenal’s Win Over Newcastle

So after Arsenal made it three wins in a row with their 2-1 away win over Newcastle it was many people’s favourite scape goat Mesut Ozil who ended up scoring what turned out to be the winner for Unai Emery’s side. Arsenal were largely underwhelming in the first half but were much improved in the …

Cech Defends Himself Against Arsenal Critics After Passing Mistakes

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has defended himself against those who say he can’t pass the ball out from the back. The 36-year-old gave away a pass to Harry Arter in the early stages of the 3-2 win over Cardiff City last time out, but the Irish international failed to capitalise on the mistake. There were …

Arsenal Contact Club About £27m Rated Ivorian Speedster

Arsenal have contacted Lille about their interest in winger Nicolas Pepe, according to reports in France. The Ivorian international has been the subject of bids from at least two clubs with Schalke reportedly having had a €20m offer rejected before the end of the transfer window, with his club demanding €30m (£27m). However, Lyon were said …

Premier League duo set to battle it out for Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey

Manchester United will compete with Chelsea to sign Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey should he decide to leave The Emirates. That’s according to Gunners legend Nigel Winterburn. Ramsey is out of contract next summer, and has this far failed to agree a new deal, leading to speculation he could leave the the club after over a …

Torreira Still Can’t Quite Believe He Is An Arsenal Player

Arsenal’s Lucas Torreira says that it is still sinking in that he is a Gunners player following his summer arrival at the club. The Uruguayan international was signed from Sampdoria for a reported £26.4m in July, and the midfielder believes he is still adapting to his new surroundings: “This is all new, the league is …

AC Milan hoping to land Arsenal midfielder in January

AC Milan want to take Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey to the San Siro in January, according to reports. Ramsey’s contract with the Gunners expires in less than a year, and the Welshman has thus far failed to put pen to paper on a new deal, meaning he could leave the club for free next summer. Barcelona, …