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Former Gunner expects Arsenal to repeat Burnley heroics against struggling Leicester

Former Arsenal star Paul Merson expects the Gunners to repeat their performance from the weekend when they take on Leicester City tonight. Arsene Wenger’s men swept aside Burnley 5-0 on Sunday in the Frenchman’s last ever game in charge at The Emirates. Wenger will tonight take his side to the King Power Stadium for his …

Former Arsenal striker picks Wenger’s all-time XI

Former Arsenal star Alan Smith has named what he believes to be Arsene Wenger’s best ever XI from his 22-year tenure at the club. Wenger will leave the club at the end of the season, and managed his last ever home game at the weekend as his side ran out 5-0 winners over European rivals …

Arsenal legend pays tribute to ‘father figure’ Arsene Wenger

Arsenal cult hero Nwankwo Kanu has paid tribute to Arsene Wenger after his last ever game at The Emirates, saying he believes the Frenchman was a ‘father figure’ to many of his players at the club. Kanu played under Wenger for six seasons at what was then Highbury, establishing himself as a favourite with the …

“What an era” – Burnley’s Sean Dyche praises retiring Arsene Wenger

Burnley manager Sean Dyche has paid homage to Arsene Wenger after the Frenchman’s final ever game at The Emirates. Wenger, who will retire at the end of the season after a 22-year spell in North London, watched his side for the final ever time at their home ground this afternoon when they took on Burnley. …

Arsenal fans want Manchester United forward at The Emirates next season

Arsenal fans have urged their side to bring Manchester United’s Anthony Martial to The Emirates next season. Martial is reportedly being eyed by a number of clubs, including both Chelsea and Arsenal, after falling out of favour with Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford. The Frenchman is said to be unhappy with his lack of first …

Robert Pires urges Gunners to move for Manchester United star

Former Arsenal hero Robert Pires has urged the Gunners to make a move for Anthony Martial this summer. Martial is reportedly being eyed by a number of clubs, including both Chelsea and Arsenal, after falling out of favour with Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford. The Frenchman is reportedly unhappy with his lack of first team …

Arsenal fans torn as Bellerin closes in on Serie A move

Arsenal are close to sealing a deal to sell Hector Bellerin to Juventus this summer, according to reports. Bellerin has been a staple in Arsene Wenger’s squad since breaking into the first team in 2014, and has missed only two of Arsenal’s 35 Premier League games this season. Arsenal denied the Spain international a move …

Arsenal star ‘close’ to sealing Juventus swap

Arsenal are close to sealing a deal to sell Hector Bellerin to Juventus this summer, according to reports. Italian radio station Cadena Ser report that the two clubs held talks yesterday over the transfer of the Spain international, and are close to agreeing a £44 million deal. Juve are keen to land Bellerin as a long-term replacement …

New Arsenal boss to be given ‘ extremely limited’ transfer budget over the summer

Arsene Wenger’s successor at Arsenal will have to work with an limited transfer budget of around only £50 million over the summer, according to reports. A number of replacements have been sounded out for Arsene Wenger over the past week after the Frenchman announced he was to leave the club at the end of the …

United loss “a sickener” says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has said yesterday afternoon’s defeat to Manchester United was “a sickener”. The Gunners were beaten 2-1 by United at Old Trafford thanks to an injury-time header from substitute Marouane Fellaini. The hosts took the lead after only 15 mintues thanks to Paul Pogba, however Arsenal penned back in the second-half through former United …

Arsenal must improve their finishing in Spain next week says Danny Welbeck

Danny Welbeck

Danny Welbeck says Arsenal must take their chances in front of goal next week if they are to make the Europa League final. The Gunners were held to a frustrating 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid at The Emirates on Thursday night. Arsene Wenger’s men had plenty of chances to win the game, having had an …

Manchester United vs Arsenal: Match Preview and Predictions

Unfortunately this game does not come at the right time for Arsenal who would prefer to focus on next week’s game against Atletico but they do need to secure points in their remaining 4 games to ensure that Burley do not overtake them. Arsenal’s current League position sends them into next year’s Europa League. There’s …

Arsenal handed huge boost in pursuit of Barcelona superstar

Iniesta

Arsenal have been handed a huge boost in their pursuit of Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta after the midfielder revealed he will leave the club at the end of the season. A tearful Iniesta made the shock announcement at Barca’s training ground yesterday, bringing to an end a brilliant 16-year spell with the club. “This is my …

Arsenal fans slam duo after Europa League nightmare

Laurent Koscielny

Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to slam defender Lauren Koscielny after his performance against Atletico Madrid last night. The Gunners were held 1-1 by the La Liga giants in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final at The Emirates. Arsenal dominated the early proceedings, and were handed a huge boost when Atletico defender …

Where next for Arsenal without Wenger?

One suspect that for most of the people who have been waving “Wenger Out” banners or pontificating on Arsenal Fans TV, these last couple of years, the mere fact that Mr Wenger is on his way out is enough.  Their view seems to have been that anyone would be better than Wenger. Of course they …

Wenger: Atletico have no weakness

Arsene Wenger says Atletico Madrid’s biggest strength is that they have ‘no weakness’. The Gunners take on the La Liga giants tonight in the first-leg of their Europa Leg semi-final. Atletico are favourites to win the competition having only conceded 18 times all season in Spain, and Wenger says he is well aware of how …

Former Liverpool boss plays down speculation of Arsenal move

Brendan Rodgers

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has rubbished rumours he could be set to take over from Arsene Wenger at Arsenal come the end of the season.  Wenger announced he will leave the club after almost 22-years this summer, and Rodgers is one of a number of candidates linked to fill the Frenchman’s place at The Emirates. …

€25 million Arsenal target drops big hint over future

Arsenal target and Sweden international Emil Forsberg has dropped a huge hint over his future. Forsberg, who currently plays for Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, has been heavily rumoured to be on his way out of Germany this summer after attracting a host of potential suitors with his dazzling displays for Ralph Hasenhüttl’s side. Only last month …