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Injuries and a suspension will give Arsenal a selection headache ahead of their Emirates Stadium clash with Besiktas, but manager Arsene Wenger is not feeling the pressure
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is confident his north London club can secure their progression into the UEFA Champions League when they host Turkish side Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday.
The Gunners walked away from the first leg encounter in Istanbul with a goalless draw, heading into the second leg encounter, a home fixture for the English Premier League side, needing only... Read the rest of the article »
Arsenal are keen on bringing a Chilean, a German, and a Frenchman to the Emirates for the 2014-15 season
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is growing confident in his chase of three of his summer transfer targets, according to the Telegraph.
The long-serving Frenchman has earmarked three positions in his team where recruitment is needed; a holding midfielder, a world-class striker, and a right-back to replace the departed Bacary Sagna.
The North London club have made advancement in their attempts... Read the rest of the article »
The last time these two sides met in November, they both scored three goals, with Mikel Arteta missing a last ditch penalty which could have given the Gunners the full three points.
Arsenal has four victories and one draw from their last five matches, which should have Gunners fans happy. Their mid-week draw against Everton at the Emirates will not be the worst of results, but Arsene Wenger's side knows they can not afford to drop more points at Craven Cottage.
Meetings against Fulham tend to offer up a lot of goals, making Saturday's match likely to be a very entertaining... Read the rest of the article »
Thomas Vermaelen and Mikel Arteta have been appointed the Arsenal captaincy since the beginning of the season. Does Jack Wilshere deserve to be considered as the team captain?
Ahead of Arsenal's match against Brighton for the FA Cup, Arsenal fans were ecstatic with the thought of Jack Wilshere leading the London side out onto the pitch.
He had already captained the side mid-week against West Ham, but that was only due to the fact that Thomas Vermaelen was substituted in the second half.
On Saturday, the England International only came on in the 68th minute... Read the rest of the article »
With Mikel Arteta ruled out for approximately three weeks with a calf strain, does that force Arsene Wenger to spend money in the January transfer window?
The January transfer window is nearly at the midway point and Arsenal fans are continuing to see the same old Arsenal. Making matters worst, it has been said that Arsene Wenger would not sign anyone until Theo Walcott's contract discussions had ended.
Wanting to show Walcott that he is a top priority to the Gunners could end up costing Arsenal dearly in the long run.
Without a contract... Read the rest of the article »
Arsenal kicks off a spell of several matches in a short period of time on Sunday against Manchester City at the Emirates.
Arsene Wenger is preparing himself and his squad for what is going to be a hectic few weeks for the Gunners. A draw against Swansea City for the FA Cup has forcedArsenal to replay the match at the Emirates, causing a significant amount of congestion in their match schedule.
Their first match will be against current champions Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. The first meeting... Read the rest of the article »
Arsene Wenger’s deadline day shopping spree paid immediate dividends over the weekend, and will play a big part in the Gunners’ Champions League campaign.
Mikel Arteta played 90 minutes in midfield as Arsenal beat Swansea City 1-0 on Saturday for their first Premier League win of the season. In addition to Arteta performing well, giant German center back Per Metersacker also made an impact.
Metersacker shored up a back line that was reeling from their eight goal mauling at Old Trafford. It harked back to the George Graham days as the Gunners... Read the rest of the article »
In a quick round-up of the latest action on the transfer market, deals involving Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal are highlighted.
There has been a return to Liverpool for Craig Bellamy. The controversial winger became an outcast at Manchester City but a 2-year deal at Anfield could see his professional career revive. In other news related to Liverpool, Portuguese midfielder Raul Meireles has united with fellow countryman Andre Villas-Boas by joining Chelsea.
Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur got Scott Parker from West Ham... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester United were minutes away from clinching a victory in Goodison Park but two goals in injury time saw Everton claim an unlikely draw- something that O'Shea does not want experience again.
Manchester United have suffered from their poor form away from home which have seen them draw nine games while playing in opposition territories. A huge chunk of those draws are probably due to United's habit of getting complacent towards the end of a match.
The Devils were perhaps minutes away from winning the game at Goodison Park earlier in the season, before late goals from Tim Cahill and... Read the rest of the article »