FA YOUTH CUP PREVIEW: Young Gunners looking to overturn first leg semi-final deficit against Chelsea’s rising stars
So for the last few months Andrew Allen and I have been working hard on a book about the 2003-04 season. Today, I’m delighted to announce that the official launch will take place on Thursday May 15th at The Tollington. Everybody is very welcome but to get an idea of numbers I’ve added it as a Facebook event here.
Mikel Arteta admits he struggles to enjoy playing football as Arsenal midfielder puts ‘too much pressure’ on himself
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger looked even more relaxed today than he did after the win over West Ham on Tuesday night. Everton’s surprise defeat at home to Everton on Wednesday has ensured Arsenal remain in control of their own destiny in the battle for fourth spot. Wenger updated with all the injury news – including
Arsenal are interested in signing Sebastien Jung, according to the player’s agent. The 23-year-old has impressed for Bundesliga outfit Frankfurt this season, making 36 appearances in all competitions, and has attracted the attentions of Arsenal, Inter, Roma, and AC Milan, according to his representative Mino Grillo, who works closely with the German club. When asked
Why Arsenal Must Keep Faith With Lukas Podolski – originally posted on Soccerlens.com Lukas Podolski is the an intriguing piece in the Arsenal puzzle as they fight towards Champions League football next season. ; He is concurrently the Gunner’s most potent offensive threat and biggest defensive liability. Although often slated for neglecting his … Read More → From Soccerlens.com – Football News
With Arsenal having problems of late in defence while Koscielny had been injured, the club are now facing pressure in trying to tie the player down to a new contract. The Club are facing pressure from German Giants Bayern Munich, as well as French giants PSG and money spending Monaco. Arsenal cannot afford to lose another big name defender as Sagna seems to be on his way out
By Walter Broeckx The way the media has been trying to give Özil a failure tag is amazing. After Arsenal had stunned the whole world that they had been able to sign him they had to stop the mantra they had been using for the last years: Arsenal (and Wenger of course) doesn’t want to
Revealed: Al Qaeda fighter labelled ‘Arsenal player’ said to be Portuguese who may have taken part in coaching sessions at the club
Transfer news: Arsenal hope to tie Laurent Koscielny down to new contract with PSG, Monaco and Bayern Munich interested – reports
Arsenal star on his way out in the summer? – originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen might be on his way out of Emirates in the summer as a possible move to Rafa Benitez’s Napoli looms large in the summer, claims TMW. The Belgian has fallen out of favour and is down … Read More → From Soccerlens.com – Football News
Scouting Julian Draxler – Arsenal’s next transfer signing? – originally posted on Soccerlens.com NAME: Julian Draxler AGE: 20 POSITION: Attacking left midfielder CLUB: Schalke NATIONALITY: Germany MARKET VALUE: £26,500,000 (source: Transfermarkt) WANTED BY: Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Chelsea Signed by current club Schalke at the age of eight, Julian Draxler is fast becoming Europe’s … Read More → From Soccerlens.com – Football News
Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has admitted that a season out of the Champions League would be beneficial to the club in the long term. The Gunners currently sit fourth in the Barclay’s Premier League and are locked in a tense battle for Champions League qualification with Roberto Martinez’s Everton.
Arsenal and Juventus are among several clubs who are interested in Sheffield United youngster Diego de Girolamo, according to the Daily Mail. The 18-year-old Chesterfield-born striker has been watched by both Juve and the Gunners this season, as well as other clubs in Italy. De Girolamo has been capped by Italy’s Under-18 and 19 levels,
Gary Neville has caused a bit of a stir on Twitter by promoting simulation in football. His comments came after West Ham’s Matt Jarvis decided to stay up in the penalty area, despite Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna tripping him on Tuesday night. Sky Sports pundit Neville admitted after the game that Jarvis did the wrong thing […]
Arsene Wenger has hailed Lukas Podolski as a fantastic finisher after his double against West Ham on Tuesday. The German international scored two well taken goals in the 3-1 victory over the Hammers to help his side move back into the top four, one point ahead of rivals Everton. The French manager has admitted that […]
FA Cup final: Hull City fans will be able to travel home as extra trains put on for Wembley final with Arsenal
Arsene Wenger bemoans fixture changes which have helped rivals and hindered Arsenal’s top-four pursuit
Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta: The pressure in football is so great that I struggle to enjoy being a player
Hull v Arsenal: Arsene Wenger warns against complacency as Arsenal look to take advantage of Everton’s slip-up in race for fourth
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has insisted that the Gunners don’t have to play beautiful to win their remaining games and secure a top four place. The Gunners limped to an unconvincing 3-1 victory over West Ham United at the Emirates and leapfrogged Everton into fourth place ahead of the Toffees’s loss to Crystal Palace on Wednesday. The Polish international insists that […]
Arsene Wenger has tipped record signing Mesut Ozil to come good during his second season at the club.The German, who has been out of action for the last five weeks after picking up a hamstring injury in the Gunners 1-1 draw with Bayern Munich last month, is expected back for Sunday’s trip to fellow FA Cup finalists Hull City.In his debut Premier League campaign, Ozil has failed to win over a section of Gooners and some believe has not warranted his £42.5million price tag.However in 22 league appearances he’s provided eight assists and scored four goals himself.Wenger though believes Ozil will build on his first season in English football and become an even better player in his second.The Arsenal boss told the media this morning:”Ozil had a jaded period but I will put him on the list to be Player of the Season next season”Wenger will put Ozil through a fitness test before deciding whether to play him at the KC Stadium on Sunday.The Arsenal manager provided a bulletin on the availability of some of his other stars when he spoke to the media earlier.
; Arsenal are getting set to offer Laurent Koscielny a bumper pay rise in a bid to ward off interest from other clubs according to the Telegraph. The Frenchman, who has been one of Arsenal’s most consistent and top performers this season is currently earning £50,000 per week which is considerably less than Per Mertesacker, […]
Arsenal Team News: Gibbs Out, Ozil could Return – originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal received a huge boost in their race for finishing in top four yesterday, as Everton lost 3-2 at the hands of Crystal Palace at Goodison Park. As a result of which, Arsenal are back in the 4th place, one … Read More → From Soccerlens.com – Football News