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Arsenal to sign Real Madrid star as part of DOUBLE free transfer 0

Posted on September 18, 2014 by admin

Whether Arsene Wenger has been forced to make use of the free transfer system because of the mounting Arsenal injury list, or whether the Frenchman had this idea in mind all the time, I neither know nor care. I just hope that the reports are true.

According to various Arsenal transfer rumours, including the Metro, the defensive crisis at the club has persuaded Wenger that he needs another central defender and there are a few available for free because they are currently without a club.

The Arsenal starting XI to face and BEAT Man City today 1

Posted on September 13, 2014 by admin

Arsenal vs Manchester City: Who should start for the Gunners? by SE

Arsenal face a stiff home test when the defending Premier League champions visit Emirates stadium this Saturday afternoon, as both sides look to get back to winning ways after a not-so-impressive start to their respective campaigns. However, the task might not be as easy as a Sunday morning stroll in the park, as both sides are plagued by injuries to some key personnel. As far as Arsenal are concerned, how should they line up against a strong Manchester City side?

With Ramsey and Ozil doubts, what’s Arsenal XI for Man City? 0

Posted on September 10, 2014 by admin

In some ways it has been a typical international break for Arsenal, with two of our best players coming back from their various countries carrying injuries that could harm the Gunners’ chances. It could be worse, because neither Mesut Ozil or Aaron Ramsey are thought to have long term problems.

But with all the problems Arsene Wenger had to cope with on the injury front last season, I expect the Frenchman to be cautious and so would not be surprised to see the German and the Welshman miss the home game against Man City on Saturday. In which case, what will be the Arsenal starting XI to face the champions?

Wenger WILL NOT bring Radamel Falcao to Arsenal 1

Posted on August 29, 2014 by Patrick

Arsene Wenger has admitted that Olivier Giroud is unlikely to play for Arsenal again this year,but has ruled out bringing in yet another striker into the fold, as he has many budding centre-forwards already on the books.

“Giroud had surgery today from a broken tibia and while it went well, he will be out for three to four months, competition-wise,” said Wenger after the Bediktas game. “He will be capable of playing again in the Premier League end of December but it may be the beginning of January before he is competitive at the top level.

Arsenal injury woes NOT club’s fault claims Wenger!! 1

Posted on August 27, 2014 by admin

The words Arsenal and injury have started to go together like sausage and mash, rock and roll or Spurs and sh*t in recent years. After our title challenge was ruined by the amount of players the Gunners lost to injury last season, Arsene Wenger admitted that there seemed to be an underlying problem at the club and that he was determined to put it right.

So with two new fitness and medical experts joining the backroom staff during the summer, the hope was that Arsenal would not have the same problems this time around. But I have already had to write a few articles about our injury problems, with Kieran Gibbs, Mikel Arteta, Yaya Sanogo and now Olivier Giroud all succumbing during the first few games of the season.

Giroud injury ensures Arsenal luck is still all BAD 1

Posted on August 24, 2014 by admin

Some might say that Arsenal had lady luck on their side yesterday because we came back against a very strong Everton side after being 2-0 down with less than 10 minutes on the clock, but there was nothing lucky about our goals, unlike the second scored by Everton which should have been chalked off for two separate reasons.

And our bad luck did not stop there either, because a strong challenge from Distin right at the end left our striker Olivier Giroud sitting on the pitch nursing his ankle. Arsene Wenger then suggested, as reported by ESPN, that it did not look likely that the Frenchman would be able to start against Besiktas on Wednesday. That is a massive game and we already have The3o Walcott and Yaya Sanogo unavailable.

Picture to give every Arsenal fan a warm glow!! 2

Posted on August 22, 2014 by admin

The new season has hardly got started, with Arsenal having played just one Premier League game so far, but we are already having a mini injury crisis. When I looked the other day, there were six first team players supposedly on the sidelines and there had been no mention of Abou Diaby in any of the matchday squads, ominously.

diaby training
So when I saw this picture on Arsenal.com today, I breathed a huge sigh of relief. With Mikel Arteta out and still no movement from Arsene Wenger in the transfer window for that tricky deep midfield position, having the lanky Frenchman available again really could be like having a new signing.

Arsenal injury curse hitting again already!! 1

Posted on August 21, 2014 by admin

Whether you think it was bad luck, or the fault of the injury and fitness staff at Arsenal combined with Arsene Wenger overplaying certain players, there is no doubt that the crippling amount of injuries the Gunners had to deal with last season had a direct and negative effect on our title challenge.

With a new couple of medical experts recruited this summer, along with a stronger squad and lessons learned, we were all hoping that this season would see the Arsenal treatment room a lot less crowded. However, it is already starting to look like King’s Cross station.

Arsenal ALWAYS have problems with International friendlies 0

Posted on July 25, 2014 by Patrick

Arsenal are a huge club. This would mean that the players we have are regularly selected to play for their respective countries, and we all know there is usually a full round of friendlies after just a few games into the new season. This is often an extremely sensitive issue for many managers. To allow their players to take the risk of injuries or to hold them back and prevent them from representing their nations is often the huge dilemma for many big club managers. What makes this even worst is that international football are often filled with passion and drive. This means players would give it their all for their nations and the injury risk becomes sky high as a result.

Diaby on course to finally shine for Arsenal? 5

Posted on July 21, 2014 by admin

The last time that Abou Diaby was fit and able to make a decent contribution to the Arsenal cause, was nearly two years ago, at the start of the 2012-13 season. The Frenchman started all three of the Gunners opening games and bagged himself a Man of the Match award as we beat Liverpool at Anfield.

But therein lay part of the problem for Diaby and Arsenal, because the lack of options in midfield forced Arsene Wenger to rely too heavily on the Frenchman and that caused his injury problems to flare up again. The 28-year old’s luck then deserted him again with a cruciate ligament injury that kept him out for over a year, making his only appearance as a sub in the final Premier League game.

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