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FOUR reasons to be cheerful for Arsenal fans in Monaco! 0

Posted on March 17, 2015 by admin

Arsenal may have left a mountain to climb after losing at the Emirates stadium to Monaco by 3-1 at the end of February. In fact the Gunners must pull off something that has never been done before in the Champions League if we are to achieve a remarkable comeback and stay in the competition.

So we know it is not going to be easy but there are a few reasons for the travelling Arsenal fans to believe that the team just might do it.

Arsenal´s new Warrior still in awe of his team mate! 0

Posted on March 17, 2015 by admin

It is a shame that it took an Arsenal injury crisis for the young French midfielder Francis Coquelin to get his big chance, with a decent run of games in the first team in his favourite position of deep lying midfielder. But without the Gunners losing the likes of Mikel Arteta, Mathieu Flamini, Jack Wilshere and Aaron Ramsey this season, Coquelin may have been moving on.

Arsene Wenger had given the academy graduate a few chances before, 43 of them to be exact, but it is fair to say that he had never impressed enough for the manager to stick with him on a regular basis. Thankfully that has now happened and everyone is feeling the benefits.

Who is to blame for AWFUL Arsenal show v Monaco? 1

Posted on February 26, 2015 by admin

I understand that the buck normally stops with the manager and a lot of Arsenal fans will surely think that Arsene Wenger has a lot to answer for this morning. The players were not properly motivated and our tactics just fell apart. And keeping the terrible Mesut Ozil on for the whole game was just bizarre.

But Ozil was far from being the only Arsenal player that had a shocker. Not one of them played well in fact. Welbeck and Sanchez dropped deep and came central to rob us of any width, the full backs neglected their defensive duties, Koscielny and particularly Mertesacker made bad decisions and just defended poorly in general.

So why DID Wenger reveal Arsenal starting XI early? 1

Posted on December 09, 2014 by admin

With all the various problems facing Arsene Wenger and his Arsenal squad, including not having Olivier Giroud registered for the Champions League and all sorts of injuries and other players with fatigue from so many games, we already knew that the Gunners team to face Galatasaray in Istanbul tonight would be different.

So with plenty of the Arsenal first team not travelling to Turkey, including Alexis Sanchez, Kieran Gibbs, Laurent Koscielny, Danny Welbeck and Santi Cazorla, it was always going to be easier to guess what our starting line-up would be before the game.

It time for Arsenal’s youngsters to step up against Galatasary 0

Posted on December 09, 2014 by Patrick

As Arsenal have already qualified for the Champions League knockout rounds, Arsene Wenger is preparing for some of his promising youngsters to gain experience in the cauldron of a tie in Galatasary. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who himself has only recently become a regular in the Gunners first team, believes that players like Chuba Akpom, Alex Iwobi, Glen Kamara, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Stefan O’Connor and Gedion Zelalem will benefit from the experience and can step up if given the opportunity.

“All young players have to start somewhere and you have to be challenged at some point, so if they have the opportunity to play they have a chance to prove they are capable,” Oxlade-Chamberlain said on Arsenal.com.

Wenger admits Arsenal will play reserves against Galatasary 0

Posted on December 08, 2014 by Patrick

After Arsenal’s poor showing against Anderlecht in the double-header stage of the Champions League Group it looked like we were going to struggle to qualify, but our 2-0 win over an out-of-form Dortmund team has now guaranteed our progression to the knockout rounds.

There IS a chance we could still top the group, but the chances of Dortmund losing to Anderlecht are pretty slim, so it looks like Wenger is going to take the opportunity to rest his exhausted first XI for the midweek match in Turkey. In fact he says he is not even going to think about the game but instad concentrate on or next League fixture!

Arsenal will NOT take Alexis to Turkey so he can DESTROY Stoke 1

Posted on December 06, 2014 by admin

It is not as if the Arsenal and Chile international star Alexis Sanchez tends to take it easy in most games. Quite the opposite is true in fact anbd our brilliant summer signing has been leading by example and his desire to win and appetite for the game seem to be rubbing off on his Arsenal team mates.

Arsenal star Wilshere goes under the knife!! 0

Posted on November 27, 2014 by admin

The Arsenal and England midfield star Jack Wilshere was due to have a scan today to determine the extent of the ligament damage cause when the young Manchester United defender Paddy McNair went into a late tackle with his studa into Wilshere’s ankle last weekend.

And the news was not good and meant that the 22-year old needed surgery, so without further ado the young Gunner wqent straight under the knife. The good news reported by Arsenal.com is that the surgery was successful. The bad news is that Wilshere will now be out of action for about three months.

Arsenal captain AND Wilshere facing LONG injury spells 0

Posted on November 27, 2014 by admin

It is getting beyond a joke for Arsenal now! We get Olivier Giroud back early and Laurent Koscielny back in the squad just in time for them to be replaced by even more Gunners and it has been like this since the start of last season.

Including Abou Diaby, who Arsene Wenger denied having a new injury but is clearly still not fit enough to play, the Gunners now have 10 players on the injury list. Two of those, Mikel Arteta and Yaya Sanogo, joined it last night and with Ozil, Walcott, Welbeck, Wilshere, Debuchy, Szczesny and Ospina already out of action, it leaves the manager with a massive headache, as he made clear in his post match words reported by The Guardian.

Arsenal starting XI to face Dortmund WITH Koscielny 0

Posted on November 26, 2014 by admin

It will not surprise many Arsenal fans to know that Arsene Wenger is facing a big selection headache going into a crucial game, because that has been pretty much the story of the last two years. The names of Jack Wilshere, Wojciech Szczesny and Olivier Giroud have been added to the list for the visit of Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, so how will the manager line up his Gunners?

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