Wenger relieved to qualify

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admitted he was relieved to have progressed through to the Champions League group stages after a hard-fought 1-0 aggregate win over Turkish side Besiktas.

Arsenal News Roundup 27/08/14

; Wenger – Podolski will stay Lukas Podolski arrived at Arsenal in the summer of 2012 after months and months of persistent rumours linking him with a move from the Rhine to the Thames. When he arrived he was an instant fan favourite, due to his colourful personality, dressing room antics and some memorable strikes, the […]

Scenes! Ludogorets defender Cosmin Moti made 2 penalty saves in shootout v Steaua to qualify for CL [Best tweets]

Bulgarian side Ludogorets are through to the Champions League group stage for the first time in their history. And what a night it was, with Ludogorets beating Steaua Bucharest on penalties thanks to the goalkeeping heroics of their 29 year old defender Cosmin Moti. The Romanian defender (playing against Romanian opposition) took the gloves when his […]

Alan Smith: Arsenal should sign Welbeck

Former Arsenal striker Alan Smith believes that the Gunners should sign Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck in light of a potential long injury lay-off for Olivier Giroud. The Frenchman has reportedly been ruled out for three months after injuring his ankle in his side’s 2-2 draw with Everton, leaving the Gunners short on options up front.