Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger seems worried about the possibility of an injury occurring to Dutch striker Robin Van Persie before he can finish the year and stop fighting for the record.
Shearer’s 36 goal record has been in Robin’s mind and on everybody’s lips for quite a while now and Wenger’s afraid that the striker might make an obsession out of this and perhaps even get injured.
‘It will be a big demand for him, but I don’t know yet, we will assess the situation after every game,’’ said the manager. ...........Read more
Arsenal’s Boxing Day Match has been pushed up on the 27th after threats of a possible London Underground strike, so the match against Wolverhampton will have to wait for another day, leaving the Gunners with only 3 days to recover and prepare for the Queen Parks Rangers match from the 31st.
A statement on the official website read:
“As a result of the proposed industrial action on London Underground on Monday, December 26, our home Premier League match against Wolverhampton Wanderers, originally planned for Boxing Day, has been postponed.” ...........Read more