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Nicholas Believes Arsenal Have One Key Advantage Over Tottenham In Top Four Race

Former Arsenal player Charlie Nicholas is backing the Gunners to finish above Tottenham in the race for the top four. Unai Emery’s side are currently just one point off Spurs in third heading into the final eight matches of the season. Nicholas believes Arsenal’s easier fixture list will help them leapfrog their North London rivals …

Arsenal Hold Informal Talks To Sign Senegalese Speedster After Impressive Europa League Displays

Arsenal have enquired about signing Rennes winger Ismaila Sarr, according to reports in France. The Senegalese international scored in the first leg of the Europa League tie against the Gunners last week, and it is believed that directly after the match, officials from the two clubs held informal talks about a potential transfer. Sarr was …

‘Europa Forever’ ‘AubameBANG’ – Arsenal Fans On Twitter Are All Saying The Same Thing About Star’s Superhero Celebration

Arsenal turned around a two-goal deficit from the first leg to reach the quarter-finals of the Europa League last night. Striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was instrumental in the 3-0 win over Rennes, scoring two goals to clinch a 4-3 aggregate victory. As part of his celebration, the Gabon international adorned a Black Panther mask, and fans …

‘A Massive Upgrade’ ‘Not Arsenal Level’ – Fans On Social Media React To Club’s Interest In Argentinian International

Arsenal have joined Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid in the race to sign Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico, according to reports in Spain. The Gunners are said to be looking at possible replacements for Nacho Monreal whose contract expires at the end of the season. Fans on Twitter had a mixed response to Arsenal’s interest in …

Arsenal Star A Major Injury Doubt Ahead Of Tonight’s Europa League Clash

Arsenal playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan is struggling to be fit for tonight’s crucial Europa League second leg tie against Rennes. The Armenian international missed the 2-0 win against Manchester United at the weekend with a back injury and the midfielder is still suffering with the same issue. Mkhitaryan has been in excellent form since he returned …

Arsenal Set To Reignite Bid For French Under 21 Star After Scouting Mission

Arsenal look set to revive a move for Paris Saint-Germain’s Christopher Nkunku in the summer after scouting the Frenchman, according to reports. The player’s agent confirmed in January that the Gunners had tried to sign the player on loan, but the move collapsed after the London club’s failure to agree terms with PSG. However, scouts …

Arsenal Step Up Chase For Brazilian Teenage Sensation With Discussions Held Over £6.9m Deal

Arsenal have entered talks with Brazilian outfit Ituano about signing teenage striker Gabriel Martinelli, according to reports in Brazil. Both Crystal Palace and Watford are also keen on the forward but the Gunners are the club in pole position to sign the player. Arsenal initially sent scouts to see Martinelli in action when Ituano lost …

Wright Singles Out “Fantastic” Arsenal Star For Praise After United Display

Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes goalkeeper Bernd Leno deserves to be praised for his performances in recent games. The German pulled off a stunning save in the North London derby and followed that up with another excellent display in the 2-0 win over Manchester United at the weekend. Wright says Leno made two crucial interventions …

‘He’s Been Immense’ ‘Totally Deserves it’ – Arsenal Fans on Twitter Praise 30 Year Old Following Player Of The Month Award

Arsenal attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been named the club’s player of the month. The Armenian has performed well recently, scoring three goals and laying on two assists during the month of February. Fans on Twitter congratulated Mkhitaryan for his recent upturn in form: He's been immense since coming back from that injury tbh.Hit the …

Keown Makes Surprising Prediction About Arsenal’s Top Four Chances

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown doesn’t believe the Gunners will make the top four this season. Unai Emery’s team currently sit in fourth place after beating Manchester United at the weekend. They also have the easiest run-in out of their rivals, after having played all of the ‘big six’ home and away already. However, Keown …

Neville Credits Two Players For Making The Difference In Arsenal’s Win Against United

Ex-Manchester United fullback Gary Neville believes the performances of Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were crucial in Arsenal’s 2-0 win over his former club yesterday. Lacazette won the penalty which Aubmeyang converted to seal victory at the Emirates. However, Neville believes they had the beating of United’s centre-backs all evening: “They won the game. Lacazette …

Arsenal And Spurs Set For Summer Transfer Battle Over 27 Year Old Swiss Star

Arsenal are interested in Newcastle centre-back Fabian Schar, according to the Mirror. The Gunners will have to battle Tottenham for the Swiss international, with their London rivals also keen on the defender. Schar joined the Magpies in the summer from Deportivo La Coruna for just £3m but has been in good form for Rafa Benitez’s …

Arsenal Dealt Transfer Blow With Spanish Giants Expected To Seal Free Transfer Of Mexican Enforcer

Atletico Madrid are close to beating Arsenal, Roma and Inter Milan to the signing of Porto midfielder Hector Herrera, according to reports in Spain. The Mexican international is out of contract in the summer and will be available on a free transfer at the end of the season. Arsenal are believed to have made an …

‘Accepting Mediocrity Once Again’ ‘Can He Start Scouting Now?’ – Arsenal Fans Debate Potential Appointment Of Technical Director

Monchi officially left his role as sporting director at Serie A side Roma by mutual consent on Friday. The Spaniard has been heavily linked with the vacant technical director role at Arsenal in recent months and reports over the weekend have suggested he will join the Gunners in the summer. Fans on Twitter have had …

Emery Insists United Game Will Not Determine Arsenal’s Chances Of Finishing In The Top Four

Arsenal manager Unai Emery does not believe tomorrow’s game against Manchester United will determine whether the Gunners finish in the top four. The London club are just one point behind the Red Devils heading into the match at the Emirates. Emery was at pains to point out during his pre-match press conference yesterday that the …

Merson Predicts A Goal Fest In Arsenal’s Clash Against Manchester United

Ex-Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson is predicting a high scoring game when the Gunners face Manchester United at the Emirates tomorrow. Unai Emery’s side are coming off the back of a disappointing loss to Rennes in the Europa League, while the Red Devils will be still on cloud nine after their shock comeback win against PSG. …

Keown Slates Emery For Making Key Tactical Error In Arsenal’s Defeat To Rennes

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown believes Unai Emery was wrong to substitute Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the 3-1 defeat to Rennes last night. The Gunners were already down to ten men after Sokratis Papastathopoulos received two yellow cards in the first half. However, Emery decided that Aubameyang should be substituted on 79 minutes, with the score …

Arsenal V Manchester United – Match Preview, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Arsenal will want to recover quickly from their defeat to Rennes in the Europa League last night. The Gunners now have it all to do in the second leg. In contrast, United will be riding high after their extraordinary comeback in the Champions League. Their win over Paris Saint-Germain was all the more remarkable considering …