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FINALLY the luck has turned for Arsenal 0

Posted on October 25, 2014 by admin

A bit of luck can go a long way in football and it seems like it has all been going against Arsenal since the start of the current season. We cannot blame all out troubles on luck, but it certainly has not been on our side either, until this week that is.

Apart from the knock picked up our England international left back this week, Arsenal have come through two games unscathed and we even have quite a few important players coming back into fitness. We will have to wait and see of course, but Gibbs’ knock looked like an impact injury and hopefully will not mean him missing any games.

Has Wenger dropped the ball TWICE with Arsenal team pick? 1

Posted on October 25, 2014 by admin

The Arsenal team that Arsene Wenger has picked to start today’s game against the out of form, low on confidence and eminently beatable Sunderland has two glaring omissions in my opinion. And the 65-year old could face a lot of questions from the Arsenal fans and football media if the Gunners do not play well and win the game.

One player that I think should be starting is the best finisher at the club Lukas Podolski. The German has been crying out to play more and has just won us an unlikely three Champions League points, so I do no really understand why Wenger has put him on the bench again.

Arsenal starting XI to face Sunderland 1

Posted on October 25, 2014 by admin

Arsenal need to build on the fortunate Champions League win over Anderlecht in midweek. And we need to take advantage of the heavy beating that today’s opponents Sunderland got on their trip to Southampton last weekend. So with the Gunners not doing very well at the back anyway so far this season, Arsene Wenger must surely go on the attack.

So that means, in my opinion, that his team selection for this vital game needs to be fairly adventurous and attack minded. Mikel Arteta should start instead of Mathieu Flamini. Lukas Podolski should start ahead of Alex Oxclade-Chamberlain and our best fit attacking midfielder Santi Cazorla must play in the central, number 10 position.

Arsenal boss gets award for stating the bleeding obvious!! 2

Posted on October 25, 2014 by admin

A lot of the Arsenal fans out there, despite being armchair managers, accept that Arsene Wenger may have the edge on us when it comes to matters relating to the game we all love, football. But the Frenchman has not exactly enhanced his reputation with the latest piece of insight, reported by Arsenal.com.

I am not saying that the boss is wrong, far from it, just that him saying that the Gunners need to play a bit better than we have been doing so far this season is not really news to many people. How to achieve this and why we have been so poor up to now would be useful information.

Arsenal hit by another transfer snub from super striker 1

Posted on October 25, 2014 by admin

It looks like it might be time for Arsenal to forget about this particular transfer target. The last time the Gunners were said to be on the verge of completing the transfer of Gonzalo Higuain, it was supposed to be a done deal and the then Real Madrid front man was on his way.

But as we know, the Argentina international opted for Napoli in Serie A instead, where Rafa Benitez was spending money like it was water in an attempt to challenge the dominance of Juventus in Italy. But the former Liverpool boss has failed.

Latest injury news means MORE problems for Arsenal 0

Posted on October 25, 2014 by admin

When will it ever end for Arsenal. It feels like somebody is punishing Arsene Wenger and the Gunners for something because every time it looks like we are coming out of the injury crisis then it rears up again. At this rate the club might as well set up a hospital at the Emirates.

The latest news sees two more players ruled out while the manager reveals that Theo Walcott is still not really ready for action. We may see the England international forward at some point in the away match at Sunderland, but certainly not from the start.

Arsenal need to PROVE they are still a Big Team against Sunderland 0

Posted on October 25, 2014 by Patrick

Arsenal travel to the Stadium of Light later today, as the Gunners look to pile the misery on Sunderland who were battered 0-8 by a spirited Southampton side last weekend. However, this game, on the pitch, is going to be a lot more competitive than anticipated, as the visitors aren’t in the best of form either, and lack options when tested.

The Black Cats, under Gus Poyet, are (were?) a very good side, and this home game against Arsenal gives them a chance to rectify their 8-0 reverse, thereby reminding other clubs in the English top flight that they are no punch bags. Having said that, what kind of a game does Arsenal have in store against the Black Cats?

Proof Khedira is desperate to join Arsenal in January? 1

Posted on October 24, 2014 by admin

The Arsenal transfer rumours about the Real Madrid and Germany international midfielder seem to be growing all the time, so according to the old adage that there is no smoke without fire, there is definitely something going on behind the scenes.

But the Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti recently declared that he would not sanction the sale of his player in January even thought it meant that the La Liga club would receive nothing when he left in the summer. And he backed that up by bringing Khedira on against Liverpool on Wednesday, meaning the central midfielder would be cup tied in the Champions League knockout stages for Arsenal.

Chelsea choked as transfer target snubs them for Arsenal move 0

Posted on October 23, 2014 by admin

Arsenal fans have had to suffer the pain of seeing another former captain starring for a Premier League rival, with Cesc Fabregas threatening to do for Chelsea what Robin van Persie did for Man United and help them to win the title.

But there could be some revenge for the Gunners, especially if the German defender Antonio Rudiger turns out to be as good a player as his first few years in the Bundesliga with Stuttgart have suggested. The 21-year old has been so good that a host of top clubs around Europe have been alerted, with Man United and Chelsea among them.

Arsenal stunned by £65m price tag for transfer target!! 0

Posted on October 23, 2014 by admin

I have got a feeling that Arsene Wenger may just decide to abandon this particular Arsenal transfer target. Although the Frenchman has started to spend a lot more money in recent transfer windows, I don’t think he is quite ready to join the ranks of clubs like Man City, Chelsea, PSG and Real Madrid just yet.

And that is the sort of spending power it would need to sign the teenage sensation Goncalo Guedes from the Portuguese club Benfica. The 17-year old may be highly rated by his club but has only just made his first team debut, so the Talksport report revealing that his new contract is set to have a nmassive £65 million release clause is surely intended to ensure that the youngster is going nowhere.

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