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Mesut Ozil struggling to be fit for the World Cup opener 0

Posted on June 07, 2018 by David Nugent

According to Sky Sports, Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil is struggling to be fit for Germany’s World Cup opener on June 17th against Mexico after picking up a knee injury in a friendly game against Austria last weekend.

The attacking midfielder scored in the 2-1 win over their neighbours. However, he was substituted on 76 minutes. Ozil has been training away from his Die Mannschaft teammates and missed Tuesday media day.

Reportedly, the 29-year-old is also still suffering from a long-standing back problem that saw him miss games for Arsenal last season.

Team news ahead of Southampton game 0

Posted on April 06, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsene Wenger has provided updates regarding the availability of several players for the the game at the Emirates against Southampton on Sunday.

It seems Henrikh Mkhitaryan might be out for a long time. The Armenian was subbed off after an hour of the Europe League game against CSKA Moscow on Thursday, and the manager says there might be damage to his medial knee ligament. Therefore, it’s impossible to say at this point how long his absence will last, but more will be revealed soon. Let’s hope the fear is proven needless.

Three players racing against time 0

Posted on March 28, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Aaron Ramsey, Alexandre Lacazette and Jack Wilshere are all in a battle against time in order to be fit for the clash with Stoke City on Sunday, according to The Sentinel.

Both Ramsey and Lacazette have returned to full training and are likely to make the cut, and the club are hopeful they will be joined by Wilshere.

Wilshere out of England’s match vs Holland 0

Posted on March 22, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Jack Wilshere has been left out of the England squad for the upcoming friendly fixture against Holland that is being played on Friday, the Mirror have reported.

After he had recalled the midfielder to the national team, Gareth Southgate was forced to take him out again due to a knee problem. Explaining the situation, the England manager said Wilshere felt some tendinopathy in his knee, though not too serious. He and his staff are hoping the Arsenal man will be available to face Italy on Tuesday. He also explained that the problem is something Wilshere has been managing for a long time, not anything new to him, but he also stressed that he had trained well during the week.

Aubameyang Arsenal debut to be delayed due to illness 0

Posted on February 02, 2018 by Milos Markovic

Much to Arsenal fans’ disappointment, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s Premier League debut is likely to be pushed to a further date after Arsene Wenger revealed that the former Borussia Dortmund superstar is slightly under the weather.

The Gunners boss said the £56 million Gabonese forward has been struggling with illness after completing his move to London this week.

“Aubameyang, I have to assess how well he is physically today and how well he feels. He had a fever so he could not practice a lot – he started yesterday, was still not completely well. I have to assess with the medical department how fit he can be.”, Wenger told in a press conference.

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.



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