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Three Major Attacking Threats That Arsenal Must Look Out For Against Valencia

Goncalo Guedes

Valencia are a defence minded team and you can bet that they will come with a game plan tomorrow to nullify Arsenal at the Emirates. In La Liga this season, manager Marcelino has overseen 16 draws in 35 matches, conceding 32 goals and scoring just 40. However, Valencia have been a different animal in Europe, …

Arsenal Told To Match £17m Asking Price For Ligue One Midfield Maestro

Christopher Nkunku

Arsenal will have to match Paris Saint-Germain’s €20m (£17m) asking price if they want to secure a deal for Christopher Nkunku, according to reports in England. The Gunners tried to sign the midfielder on loan during the January transfer window but the Ligue One side would not let the 21-year-old leave. Nkunku has been playing …

£40m Rated Belgian Playmaker Responds To Transfer Talk After Arsenal, United And Spurs Are All Linked

Youri Tielemans

Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans has said he will make a decision on his future at the end of the season. The Belgian international is currently on loan at the Foxes from Monaco but the Premier League side don’t have the option to buy the 21-year-old. When asked about his plans after scoring in the …

‘Little More Than Cannon Fodder’ Keown Makes Damning Comparison With Past Arsenal Teams

Martin Keown

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown has questioned the mentality of the current Gunners squad following their 3-0 defeat to Leicester on Sunday. Unai Emery’s side went down to ten men after 36 minutes when Ainsley Maitland-Niles was sent off for two bookable offences, but Keown doesn’t think such circumstances should ever lead to a team …

Arsenal To Battle Spurs And Chelsea For PL Winger Who Looks Poised To Quit Current Club

Ryan Fraser

Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser has moved further towards the exit door at the Vitality Stadium after ending talks over a new contract, according to the Mirror. The 25-year-old’s current deal expires in 2020, and he will have just 12 months left to run at the end of this season. Fraser’s decision comes after Arsenal were …

‘Time To Be Moved On’ ‘Grade 0/10’ Arsenal Fans On Twitter Criticise £180k A Week Star’s Display Against Leicester

Although he was certainly not the only player to play badly yesterday, Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan put in another poor display against Leicester. Fans praised the Armenian earlier this year after a run of good form, but the midfielder’s performances in recent games have been difficult to watch. Supporters on Twitter don’t believe Mkhitaryan has …

‘Way Better Than Xhaka’ ‘Would Be A Great Signing’ Fans On Twitter Get Behind Arsenal’s Attempts To Nab Everton Star

Andre Gomes

Arsenal are tracking Everton midfielder Andre Gomes, according to recent reports. The Portuguese international is currently on loan from Barcelona with the Catalan club said to be holding out for €30m (£26m) to offload him on a permanent basis. The majority of supporters on Twitter appear to be backing the Gunners move for Gomes: 100% …

Merson Predicts One Leicester Player Will Put Arsenal To The Sword This Afternoon

Paul Merson

Ex-Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson doesn’t expect the Gunners to get any points against Leicester City this afternoon. The TV pundit feels his former club will play into Foxes manager Brendan Rodgers’s hands at the King Power Stadium, with Jamie Vardy likely delivering the killer blow: “I’ve got to go for Leicester though. [Jamie] Vardy will …

Arsenal Set To Step Up Pursuit Of United Star With £20m Summer Bid

Eric Bailly

Arsenal will look to offer £20m for Manchester United defender Eric Bailly, according to the Sun. The Ivorian has been heavily linked with the Gunners over the past year, with the player having also been on Tottenham and Sevilla’s radar. Bailly has fallen down the pecking order at Old Trafford, and he last played in …

Leicester City V Arsenal – Team News, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

After an extremely disappointing display at Molineux on Wednesday night, Arsenal have another tough away trip to face when they travel to Leicester on Sunday. Manager Unai Emery needs to find a cure for their away day blues as quickly as possible if they are to stay in the race for a top-four finish. Leicester, …

Arsenal Look To Hijack PL Rival’s Deal For £26m Rated Portuguese Playmaker

Andre Gomes

Arsenal are keeping tabs on Everton midfielder Andre Gomes, according to ESPN FC. The website reports that the Gunners have been tracking his performances for the Toffees this campaign during his season-long loan spell at Goodison Park. Everton are said to be keen to sign Gomes on a permanent basis but it appears Arsenal may …

Arsenal Set To Go Back To Torreira’s Former Club For £17m Ramsey Replacement

Dennis Praet and Paulo Dybala

Arsenal are keen on signing Sampdoria midfielder Dennis Praet, according to reports in the Italian media. The Belgian international is believed to be an option as the Gunners seek a replacement for Aaron Ramsey, who will leave on a free to join Juventus at the end of the season. It appears Arsenal are considering buying …

‘Says It All’ ‘Not Surprised’ Arsenal Fans On Twitter Bemoan Key Statistic Which Highlights The Team’s Biggest Flaw

Arsenal’s 3-1 defeat to Wolves again highlighted the club’s biggest flaw. The Gunners’ defence has been pretty shambolic both home and away this season and the weakness was again exposed last night. The London club have conceded, on average, 1.82 goals per game on the road under Unai Emery, but as this graph shows, it …

REPORT: Arsenal Secure Deal For Brazilian Ace Ahead Of The Summer Transfer Window

Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Ituano winger Gabriel Martinelli, according to UOL Esporte. The Gunners have reportedly beaten off the likes of Cruzeiro, Santos and Flamengo for the 17-year-old, with the forward opting to make the move to the UK. Martinelli will officially move to the London club in June when the player …

Merson Predicts The Outcome Of Arsenal’s Game Against Wolves

Paul Merson

Ex-Gunners star Paul Merson has been very critical of Arsenal’s defending ahead of tonight’s game against Wolves. Unai Emery’s side conceded three goals against Crystal Palace on Sunday, and Merson thinks that the Gunners could have had the best forward line in the world and not win due to their defensive lapses: “I watched Palace …

Analysis: 3 Things Arsenal Will Need To Look Out For Against Wolves

With Arsenal’s away record this season, a trip to Molineux to face Wolves tomorrow is likely to be a major challenge for the Gunners. On their travels, Unai Emery’s side have looked shaky at best, and while their 1-0 win against Napoli in Italy last week will give them encouragement, Wolves will provide a very …

Arsenal To Undergo Massive Squad Overhaul With Seven Players Set To Be Shown The Door

Arsenal will look to offload up to seven first-team players this summer, according to the Daily Mail. The Gunners are looking to free up funds for their transfer budget whilst also reducing the payroll which has spiralled out of control in recent years. With Aaron Ramsey already on his way to Juventus, the Welshman could …

“I Saw The Next Gareth Bale” – Pundit Makes Sensational Claim About Arsenal Youngster

Ainsley Maitland-Niles

Former Chelsea and Marseille striker Tony Cascarino has backed Arsenal wingback Ainsley Maitland-Niles to emulate Gareth Bale. The Welshman started his career as a fullback before moving forward, and watching Maitland-Niles play against Napoli last week, Cascarino said he sees a similar thing happening with the 21-year-old: “I saw the next Gareth Bale on Thursday …