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Torino WILL sell Cerci but he’s the WRONG man for Arsenal 0

Posted on August 30, 2014 by admin

Most Arsenal fans, if not all, are hoping that Arsene Wenger pulls off a little bit of transfer magic in the next few days and brings in a quality centre forward to cover for the injured France international Olivier Giroud. The Prof is naturally keeping his plans under wraps but if the recent Arsenal transfer rumours are anything to go by, then Alessio Cerci is one of the players in the frame.

And if that is the case, then Arsenal have been handed some good news, with the Daily Star reporting that the president of his current club Torino has declared that he would sell the 27-year old forward, for the right price of course.

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.

Zigic to Arsenal transfer rumour a wind-up? Apparently not!! 3

Posted on August 27, 2014 by admin

When the Arsenal transfer rumours first started to suggest that Arsene Wenger was considering the giant Serbian striker Nikola Zigic as an emergency replacement for the injured French forward Olivier Giroud, I didn’t even bother getting annoyed.

After all, there was no way there could be any truth to such a daft rumour was there? I mean, if Wenger wanted a striker who was just a big, useless lump, he would have offered Nicklas Bendtner a new contract wouldn’t he? The only possible explanation would be that Wenger’s dog had chewed up his notebook with all the possible striker in it and just left the final page intact. But even then he would have gone for Bobby Zamora.

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.

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….”

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.

Gunners Goal Glut shows Arsenal CAN win Premier League 0

Posted on August 02, 2014 by admin

There is little doubt that one of the main things that stopped Arsenal from carrying on at the top of the Premier League table last season, was our lack of goals. The defence did their bit, apart from those three away games we would rather forget.

But that was still only nine points lost and losing away to Liverpool, who were rampant at the time, Man City and Chelsea, is not that surprising. Failing to score at Old Trafford, when Arsenal were outplaying Man United and at places like Stoke and Everton, as well as drawing a blank at home to Chelsea and United, cost us points we should have secured.

Wenger in talks with Schneiderlin over Arsenal transfer? 0

Posted on August 01, 2014 by admin

Arsenal may be getting ready to `do a Liverpool` and follow up the transfer of one of the Southampton players, Calum Chambers, with another Saint. The player in question is the French international Morgan Schneiderlin, who has been linked with the Gunners all summer.

And a new piece of Arsenal transfer news seems to confirm our interest in the defensive midfielder, despite us having also been linked with Sami Khedira of Real Madrid and Lars Bender of Bayer Leverkusen. A report in the Metro claims that Arsene Wenger has already held talks with the 24-year old Frenchman over a move to the Emirates this summer, which may explain the angry tweet from Schneiderlin when he was told by his current club that they would not sell him.

Will Giroud still be Arsenal’s main striker this season? 8

Posted on July 23, 2014 by Patrick

Giroud has been one of the most criticized players for Arsenal in recent times. Bought in the summer of 2012 to replace Robin Van Persie, Giroud had huge boots to fill, especially when Van Persie came off a 37 goal season. Giroud had a relatively decent first season, finishing with 17 goals and 12 assists. It was no doubt a far cry from Van Persie’s standards but still commendable for a striker’s first season in English football. However, he was still criticized throughout the whole season, mainly on being slow and not able to finish chances. What is being neglected is how well he was able to link up Arsenal’s offense very well, allowing Arsenal to have a more balanced and diversified attack.

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