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Arsene Wenger gives injury update on Mesut Ozil 0

Posted on November 26, 2017 by Ben Darvill

Arsenal were forced to grind out a 1-0 win over Burnley in Sunday’s Premier League meeting, with Alexis Sanchez converting a penalty in the closing stages. The win was one that displayed Arsenal’s backbone, and they were able to achieve it without the presence of German Mesut Ozil.

It was not the prettiest of wins, but Arsenal backed up their victory over Tottenham last Saturday with a win over Burnley this Sunday. While some might turn their noses up at the triumph, beating Burnley at Turf Moor should not be underestimated, with Sean Dyche’s men sitting in seventh this campaign.

Santi Cazorla’s injury “worst I’ve ever seen” 0

Posted on November 16, 2017 by Milos Markovic

With these words coming directly from Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger it’s hard not to feel sorry for the Spanish midfielder.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger met the members of the press this Thursday to discuss the Saturday’s highly-anticipated North London derby against Tottenham Hotspur and one of the subjects he touched during his presser was also Santi Cazorla’s injury.

The 32-year-old Spanish midfielder has not featured since October 2016 after injuring his right Achilles tendon during a Champions League match against Ludogorets.

Danny Welbeck could return for north London derby 0

Posted on November 13, 2017 by David Nugent

According to the London Standard, Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck could make his return from injury against Tottenham in the north London derby on Saturday lunchtime.

The forward has been sidelined since mid-October with a hamstring injury. The problem has meant that the 26-year-missed out on the England squad for friendly international games against Germany and Brazil.

In-favour at the start of the campaign

Danny Welbeck has not always been a regular starter in Arsenal’s first-team since arriving from Manchester United back in 2014. He has been in and out of the Gunners starting line-up.

Mathieu Debuchy set for first Arsenal start in almost a year 0

Posted on October 19, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has moved on to confirm that Mathieu Debuchy will start Thursday’s Europa League clash against Serbian giants Crvena Zvezda (Red Star Belgrade).

The Gunners boss is set to ring several changes in the Arsenal starting line-up and it is Debuchy who will be among the starters tonight, almost a year after picking up an injury 16 minutes into his comeback match against Swansea last November.

The French defender has struggled for regular playing time at Arsenal ever since losing his spot in the team to first-choice right-back Hector Bellerin.

Arsenal dealt injury blow ahead of their clash with Everton 0

Posted on October 19, 2017 by Ben Darvill

Arsenal are in huge need of a much-needed win over Everton at the weekend following their awful 2-1 defeat at the hands of Watford.

The Gunners currently sit in sixth place in the league with 13 points, and they are already nine points behind Manchester City at the top. Following a good run of form where they were unbeaten following a 4-0 loss to Liverpool on August 27th, they somehow conspired to waste all of their gathered momentum in classic Arsenal style.

Shkodran Mustafi ruled out for up to six weeks 0

Posted on October 12, 2017 by David Nugent

According to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, the Gunners German centre-back Shkodran Mustafi could be out of action for up to six weeks through a hamstring injury. Mustafi picked up the injury while on international duty with his national team and looks set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

Was in decent form in recent weeks

Mustafi’s future with Arsenal was in major doubt in the summer. The former Valencia defender was heavily linked with a move to Italian giants Inter. However, the speculation came to nothing and he stayed in north London.

Mesut Ozil returns to training following knee issue 0

Posted on September 20, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Germany international Mesut Ozil missed recent matches with FC Koln and Chelsea with Arsene Wenger offering little information as to the reason for his absence.

The World Cup winner offered explanation himself by posting a photo on his Instagram account on Tuesday night revealing he had suffered a minor inflammation to his knee.

Having missed the 3-1 Europa League win over Bundesliga side FC Koln and Gunners’ goalless draw with Premier League champions, Ozil is now back in training.

Ozil out for Chelsea clash 2

Posted on September 17, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil will miss Sunday afternoon’s Premier League clash with Chelsea through injury, reports the Express. The German international trained away from the squad with six other first-team players on ahead of Thursday’s Europa League clash, and still hasn’t recovered in time for the trip to Stamford Bridge.

Arsene Wenger admitted the 28-year-old was a doubt along with midfielder Aaron Ramsey for this weekend’s meeting with the Premier League defending champions, meaning the Gunners boss will be forced into some changes. Without Ramsey in the side, Mohamed Elneny or Francis Coquelin could deputise. Without Ozil for Sunday’s game, Danny Welbeck could replace him.

Wenger expected to shuffle his deck in Europa League opener 0

Posted on September 11, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal are set to start their Europa League campaign with a match against FC Koln on Thursday night at the Emirates.

The Gunners are beginning their first season without the Champions League in last 21 years with a shot at Europe’s second-string competition and will also face FK Crvena Zvezda and BATE Borisov as they look to top Group H.

The north London side are happy to head into the Europa League clash against FC Koln on the back of the convincing 3-0 win away at Bournemouth, which came as a huge improvement to back-to-back defeats against Liverpool and Stoke City.

Coquelin picks up hamstring injury against Bournemouth 0

Posted on September 10, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger revealed midfielder Francis Coquelin picked up a hamstring injury in Saturday’s 3-0 win over Bournemouth and will miss their Europa League clash on Thursday and Sunday’s Premier League meeting with defending champions Chelsea.

Wenger also admitted midfielder Jack Wilshere is close to returning for the Gunners and could well step in for the injury Frenchman in the coming weeks. “He has a hamstring (problem). I don’t know how bad it is but he’s certainly out for next week’s game,” he said, reports Arsenal.com.



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