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Arsenal keeper eyes trophy after Champions League draw!! 0

Posted on August 29, 2014 by admin

It appears that the Arsenal keeper, Wojciech Szczesny, is one of those glass half full sort of people. While most Arsenal fans are looking at our uppunebts in the group with a certain amount or resignation and bemoaning our luck again, the Poland international has no doubt that the Gunners can go all the way.

Having the German giants Borussia Dortmund for the third time in four seasons, along with the Turkish club Galatasaray and the Belgian champions Anderlecht, while the perennially lucky Chelsea got Maribor, Sporting and Schalke, is just typical of our luck, but Shezzer is not concerned, as reported by The Mirror.

Champions League draw to force Arsenal into signings? 0

Posted on August 28, 2014 by admin

Okay I know that Arsenal did not get the group of death this time in the Champions League group draw, but the Gunners always make it out of the group anyway. The important thing for the club this season is to win the group, which is generally down to the two best teams in it.

So drawing the Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund could hardly have been worse. Arguably, the French champions PSG with all their money and players would have been tougher, but just look at how well Jurgen Klopp’s side have done in recent years and you will see that Arsenal are really up against it.

Wenger backs Arsenal star to make Lineker eat his words 1

Posted on August 25, 2014 by admin

Gary Lineker may try his best to be impartial and unbiased while being the front man for Match of the Day for the BBC, but when it comes to Twitter, the former Tottenham striker has no reason to hold back and launched a sarcastic dig at the Arsenal and France centre forward Olivier Giroud last week.

He tweeted, “Playing in front of Arsenal’s midfield should guarantee a minimum of 25 goals a season for a striker of note. Alas….”

Bring on Besiktas roars battling Arsenal star!! 0

Posted on August 25, 2014 by admin

After Arsenal looked silky smooth as we eased to a comfortable Community Shield win at Wembley against the might of Man City, the start of the season proper has been problematic to say the least. A scrambled winner saved us from a shocker against Crystal Palace before we ground out a draw in Istanbul and narrowly avoided defeat at Everton.

So are the Arsenal players feeling the pressure a bit and worrying about our form? Not on you Nellie, at least not if you ask our England international midfielder Jack Wilshere anyway. The 22-year old, who is well aware of what a big season this is for him personally as well as for the club he loves, has been speaking about his confidence ahead of the second leg with Besiktas, as reported by The Daily Mail.

So who played WELL for Arsenal against Besiktas? 2

Posted on August 20, 2014 by admin

It is fair to say that Arsenal have not really got going properly yet this season. Despite beating the Premier League champions comfortably in the Community Shield at Wembley, the Gunners have struggled in the two competitive games since.

It is far from being a disaster so far, because we got the three points against Crystal Palace and just need to beat Besiktas at home to go into the Champions League group stages, but neither performance was very convincing, with some of our front line players looking like they are still on holiday.

Why Arsenal MUST go for it against Besiktas!! 0

Posted on August 19, 2014 by admin

He who dares wins, Rodney! That should be the policy of Arsenal’s very own Del boy Trotter tonight, when the Gunners play the first of two legs in the knockout play-off stage of the Champions League tonight. And there are a number of reasons why I think we should be bold and adventurous.

I am not saying that Arsene Wenger should tell the players to throw caution to the wind, but I do believe that a forward thinking approach is the best way for the Gunners to go in Istanbul tonight. It worked at the same stage last season against Fenerbahce, who did not know what had hit them. That was then a formality at the Emirates after we had won 2-0 away and we could do with a similar result tonight, with a tough away trip to Everton to think about this weekend.

Arsenal MUST respond to Chelsea show of strength 0

Posted on August 19, 2014 by admin

Arsenal may not have been entirely convincing on Saturday, but we did at least manage to win the opening Premier League game of the season for the first time in five years. With Arsene Wenger having a reduced squad to choose from and his admission that the season has started too soon for us, that win and the character shown were great for confidence, but watching Chelsea last night made me think again.

Hopefully, the Arsenal boss was watching as well, because it may just make him realise that the Gunners are still a bit short. Chelsea seem to have addressed their main problem of last season, which was the inability to break down the stubborn defences you get from the Premier League’s smaller teams.

Taking the Michael? Owen, yet again, backs Arsenal to fail 1

Posted on August 06, 2014 by admin

Apparently, Michael Owen is a betting man, but if he had put his money where his mouth is in recent years, he would have lost a lot of money due to Arsenal. Because it seems as though every season, the former Liverpool and Man United man predicts that the Gunners will drop out of the top four.

I shouldn’t really be surprised he is at it again, as a Baily Star report shows, but if Arsene Wenger managed to keep the Gunners in the Champions League for all those years when we had no money because of the Emirates stadium, what makes him think it will happen now that the Prof has proper money to spend?

Arsenal to see more from Alexis Sanchez against Man City 0

Posted on August 06, 2014 by admin

After making his first two appearances for Arsenal last weekend in the Emirates Cup games against Benfica and Monaco, Alexis Sanchez called for a bit of patience from the Arsenal fans and suggested that he is not really fully fit yet. To be fair to him, I don’t think he had any reason to expect anything else.

The Chilean had only just arrived in London and had trained just twice with his new team mates. So for the 25-year old to say that he would need a bit more time to get to match sharpness and really show us what he is made of, just highlights the high standards that he sets for himself.

Gunners great says Arsenal will NOT win BPL with Giroud!! 4

Posted on August 05, 2014 by admin

While Arsenal fans will definitely be hoping that the current manager Arsene Wenger listens to what one of his predecessors has been saying about our title chances this season, the France international striker Olivier Giroud might not be too keen.

George Graham, the Scotsman who won the double while playing for Arsenal and won titles as the manager in 1989 and 1991, reckons that Wenger still needs to sign another top class centre forward, if the Gunners are going to really stand a chance of clinching the Premier League crown next May.

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