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Jamie Redknapp says Aaron Ramsey will be key for Arsenal against Manchester City 0

Posted on February 23, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Jamie Redknapp has claimed that Aaron Ramsey will be key for Arsenal against Manchester City if the Welsh international can prove his fitness before the Carabao Cup final on Sunday.

Arsenal fell to an embarrassing defeat at the hands of Ostersunds on Thursday as they limped through to the next stage of the Europa League.

The Gunners held a 3-0 advantage after the first-leg in Sweden, but this lead was almost entirely wiped out after a very quick start from Ostersunds. Two goals inside the first-half had their hosts on the rope before Sead Kolasinac scored to make it 4-2 on aggregate.

Jamie Redknapp says Arsenal are at their best when the odds are against them 0

Posted on February 23, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Jamie Redknapp has claimed that Arsenal are at their best when the odds are against them as the London side prepare for their Carabao Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday.

Arsenal limped into the next stage of the Europa League with an insipid second-leg performance against Ostersunds on Thursday.

Arsenal held a 3-0 lead they would have felt was more than enough to see them through to the next round, but they found themselves 2-0 down in the first-half, with the Swedish side in superb form in the opening 45.

Arsene Wenger praised Kevin De Bruyne, calling him a ‘complete midfielder’ 0

Posted on February 23, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Arsene Wenger has praised Kevin De Bruyne ahead of Arsenal’s Carabao Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday, with the Belgian player one of the standout performers in this season’s Premier League.

Arsenal fell to a hugely embarrassing defeat at the hands of Ostersunds on Thursday night. The Sweedish side took a 2-0 lead in the game as they threatened to claim the shock of all shocks in the Europa League, with Arsenal’s 3-0 lead from the first-leg almost entirely eradicated.

Arsene Wenger dismisses Roy Keane’s comments about Jack Wilshere 0

Posted on February 23, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Arsene Wenger has dismissed Roy Keane’s comments about Jack Wilshere after the midfielder struggled for Arsenal against Ostersunds, with the Premier League club limping through to the next round of the Europa League.

Arsenal struggled past Ostersunds on Thursday in an incredibly insipid performance. The Swedish minnows took a 2-0 lead early on with the Emirates Stadium stunned into silence. The visitors continued to press and would have been the happier at half-time.

Arsene Wenger’s team talk saw an immediate impact as Sead Kolasinac struck to make it 2-1 on the night and 4-2 on aggregate, thus knocking the confidence out of their opponents.

Robert Pires believes that Arsene Wenger is doing a good job as Arsenal’s manager 1

Posted on February 23, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Robert Pires has insisted that Arsene Wenger is doing a good job as Arsenal’s manager despite receiving criticism in recent years with his future under intense speculation before he signed a contract extension last summer.

Arsenal were able to stutter past Swedish side Ostersunds in the Europa League on Thursday evening to book their place in the last-16 of the competition.

Their progression was hardly convincing though. A 3-0 win in Sweeden saw many claim the Gunners would likely defeat their opponents by a massive scoreline. However, the Swedish team took a 2-0 lead as they threatened to claim the Europa League’s most shocking result.

Robert Pires says the Europa League is important to Arsenal 0

Posted on February 23, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Robert Pires has insisted that the Europa League is important to Arsenal with the London side struggling to break into the top-four places in the Premier League this season.

Arsenal stuttered to an aggregate win over Ostersunds on Thursday night as they made it into the last-16 of the Europa League.

The London side held a 3-0 advantage from the first-leg, but the Swedish minnows threatened to pull off one of the biggest shocks in the competition’s history as they went 2-0 up at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal second favourites to win the Europa League at 4/1 0

Posted on February 23, 2018 by David Nugent

To be kind Arsenal failed to turn up on Thursday night against Swedish side Ostersunds in the Europa League last-32 second leg at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners lost 2-1 against the minnows but won the tie 4-2 on aggregate

Most people connected with Arsenal believed the team had done enough in the first leg by beating Graham Potter’s team 3-0. However, 24 minutes into the game, the visitors had scored twice and were threatening to produce a magnificent comeback.

On another night, the Swedish side could have pulled off the comeback. However, they ran out of steam in the second half.

Jamaal Lascelles on Arsenal radar 0

Posted on February 23, 2018 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal are looking to revitalize the backline this summer and are said to be looking towards Newcastle to boost their defensive options.

Gunners have done well to reinforce the front lines of their squad over the past two transfer windows but their defensive frailties are once again exposed and Arsene Wenger is keen to bolster his backline at the end of the season.

According to the reports coming from Daily Star, Arsenal have set their sights on Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles who has gone through a steady rise to prominence ever since he had been handed a skipper’s armband 18 months ago.

Arsenal progress past Ostersunds in the Europa League 1

Posted on February 22, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal suffered a 2-1 home defeat in their Europa League last 32 second leg against Ostersunds, but recorded a 4-2 aggregate victory in the tie.

Ostersunds started brightly and Hector Bellerin needed to block an effort Jamie Hopcutt from the middle of the area on five minutes. Arsenal offered their first real threat on 14 minutes, as an Alex Iwobi shot from the corner of the area completely missed the target. A minute later Papagiannopoulos fired over the bar.

Mkhitaryan wants to win the Europa League twice in consecutive seasons 0

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has admitted that winning the Europa League twice in consecutive seasons is a huge motivation for him after he triumphed in the competition with Manchester United last year.

Arsenal have been enduring a tough season as the London side have struggled to keep up with the teams above them. Arsene Wenger’s men are currently seven points behind Tottenham in fifth, while they are eight short of Chelsea in fourth-place and the final Champions League spot.



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