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Prediction: Croatia vs Nigeria 1

Posted on June 15, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Prediction: Croatia win

Best odds: 3/4

Bookmaker: Coral

Croatia and Nigeria open their World Cup campaigns against each other. The game should be an interesting clash of European and African football, though a lot of Nigerians also play in Europe. The two teams play in group D of the tournament, which also contains one of the title favourites Argentina and Iceland, one of the nicest surprises of Euro 2016.

The strength of the group’s remaining two teams will certainly represent strong motivation for both sides, and the fact that both Croatia and Nigeria like to play attacking football is also promising.

Analysing Arsenal’s final six games of the season 0

Posted on June 15, 2018 by Harry Kettle

The fixtures for the 2018/19 Premier League season have been released, and while they’re always subject to change, we can get a pretty good idea of how things are going to go for every single team in the top flight. When it comes to Arsenal, we’ve already covered what could prove to be a difficult start to life in England for new boss Unai Emery. Now, it’s time to take a look at what could go down in the final six games of the campaign.

Would David Luiz be a good signing? 0

Posted on June 15, 2018 by Harry Kettle

While the focus of football fans around the globe is currently on Russia as the World Cup continues, you could argue that this is going to be one of the most exciting summer transfer windows in recent memory. Several high profile names have jumped ship already in the last few weeks, and as we look ahead to the next few months, it seems like Arsenal could well be one of the most active teams in Europe.

Prediction: Egypt vs Uruguay 0

Posted on June 14, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Prediction: Both teams to score

Best odds: 5/4

Bookmakers: Paddy Power and Ladbrokes

It’s a tough start for Egypt as they face Uruguay in their first game of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, but it shouldn’t be too easy for the South-Americans either. It should be an interesting goalscorer contest between two players that earned high praise in a Liverpool shirt – Mohamed Salah and Luis Suarez. Of course, Suarez has been playing for Barcelona since his move to Catalonia in 2014.

Egypt

The Pharaohs didn’t show particularly great levels of form recently, winning none and losing three of their last five games.

Analysing Unai Emery’s first six PL games 0

Posted on June 14, 2018 by Harry Kettle

The 2018/19 Premier League fixtures have been released, and while football is so bizarre that more people are interested in Russia vs Saudi Arabia today, there’s still some excitement to be had regarding the fact that the new season is just a few months away. We’ve had a quick look at the Gunners’ opening day encounter against champions Manchester City, but beyond that, it’s always interesting to analyse how things could go over the course of the first six games.

Arsenal face Manchester City on opening weekend 0

Posted on June 14, 2018 by Harry Kettle

While the excitement of the World Cup has been sweeping the nation over the last few weeks, there have still been some interesting developments when it comes to the world of domestic football. Today, we had the release of the Premier League fixtures for the 2018/19 campaign – and if you’re an Arsenal fan, prepare yourself for a baptism of fire on the opening weekend.

Arsenal interested in Gelson Martins 0

Posted on June 13, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Despite all the talk of turmoil because of the managerial change and reportedly low funds available for new signings, it looks like Arsnenal are off and running when it comes to this summer’s transfers. They have confirmed the arrival of Stephan Lichtsteiner form Juventus, they have agreed deals for Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund and Lucas Torreira from Samdoria, they are in advanced talks to sign goalkeeper Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen. On top of all that, Ainsley Maitland-Niles has just signed a new contract.

And now, according to Sky Sports, the Gunners have joined the race to sign Gelson Martins from Sporting Lisbon.

Maitland-Niles signs new contract 0

Posted on June 13, 2018 by Harry Kettle

While many Arsenal fans are currently getting caught up in the excitement of the summer transfer window, and rightly so, there are still some issues that need to be resolved closer to home. The likes of Jack Wilshere and Aaron Ramsey are both still trying to sort out their contract ordeals at the Emirates, and it’s clear to see that Unai Emery has a specific vision regarding what kind of players he’s interested in keeping on the books at the club as he prepares for his first season in charge.

Arsenal close in on Bernd Leno 0

Posted on June 13, 2018 by Harry Kettle

As reported by talkSPORT and initially by Sky Sports sources, it seems as if Arsenal are closing in on arguably their biggest signing of the summer transfer window so far: Bernd Leno. The German goalkeeper has been linked with a move away from Bayer Leverkusen for months now, and it seems as if Unai Emery has managed to persuade him to make the trip over to North London as the 26-year-old prepares for the next step in his promising career.

Appreciating Tomas Rosicky 0

Posted on June 12, 2018 by Harry Kettle

Many legends come and go in English football, and many have come and gone at the Emirates over the last few years. However, one player in particular who we feel like hasn’t received the respect he deserves in Tomas Rosicky. You may not have been the biggest fan of his style and you may have preferred other midfielders over him throughout his Arsenal tenure, but nobody can deny that he was a committed member of the squad for the better part of a decade.



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