October 24, 2012 by
Arsenal have a proud record in the champions league and Arsene Wenger expects his team to continue it tonight when the German side Schalke visit the Emirates. Wenger is confident that the Gunners will have no repeat of the hugely disappointing performance against Norwich.
“I expect us to respond in a strong way because this team is very ambitious.”
The last time Arsenal lost at home to a non-English club was 2003. They have only lost twice in 48 home games in the champions league, only once at the Emirates and not at all in the last 16 matches. A win for the Germans is as likely as winning the lottery jackpot! ...........Read more
March 20, 2012 by
There are an amazing amount of Arsenal transfer rumours floating around considering that there is still three months left until the end of the season, and it seems clear that Wenger is concentrating on bringing players over here from the Bundesliga.
Perhaps it was Germany’s performances in the World Cup that persuaded Wenger to move his centre of scouting operations to the Motherland, but whatever the reason it seems to be a shift in his thinking away from the weaker Ligue 1 and over to the (much) stronger German League. ...........Read more
February 29, 2012 by
Even though Arsenal’s move for Koln’s Lukas Podolski was proving to be a sure summer hit, Arsene Wenger might still encounter big problems now that Bundesliga giants Schalke 04 are also highly interested in snatching the German international.
Podolski declared earlier this year in numerous occasions that he’s unsatisfied with the current situation at the German club and that he’s interested in leaving in the summer. The striker also slipped two tips for Wenger to pick up, saying that he wants to move to a Champions League playing side and that if he is to transfer abroad he’d like to go to Arsenal. ...........Read more
December 11, 2011 by
Koln striker Lukas Podolski who was intensely watched by Arsenal and Schalke and is expected to make a move in January has spoken about the possibility to leave the German side in January.
“I am just enjoying my football and I want to be successful and score goals, and if in the end everything is right, then we are all happy, even Hennes the goat (the club’s mascot),” he told Sky television.
“I still have one-and-a-half years on my contract and if I decide in one-and-a-half years, then so be it. ...........Read more