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Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil to miss Europa League tie with Ostersunds 0

Posted on February 21, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that two key players will miss the London side’s Europa League second-leg against Ostersunds with the Premier League club holding a 3-0 lead following the first-leg.

Arsenal have been enduring a tough season as their Premier League campaign threatens to once again end without any Champions League football.

The London side are currently seven points short of Tottenham in fifth and eight behind Chelsea in fourth. With the top-four so hotly contested this season, Arsene Wenger’s men could not afford to lose ground on those above them.

Arsenal must choose a solid midfield for their game against Manchester City 0

Posted on February 21, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Arsenal face a massive test on Sunday as they travel to Wembley to play against Premier League behemoth Manchester City in the EFL Cup final. Both sides will feel they can win the contest, but Pep Guardiola’s men will be favourites, and rightly so.

The Gunners have been poor this season in comparison to their next opponents as they sit 27 points short of City with just 11 games of the season left. In Europe, City have been outstanding in the Champions League, while Arsenal have had to settle for the Europa League.

Guess who’s back on Arsenal radar? Yes, it’s Karim Benzema! 1

Posted on February 21, 2018 by Milos Markovic

Real Madrid are going through an underwhelming season which is set to be defined according to reigning Spanish and European champions’ success in the Champions League.

With a gapping 17-point deficit keeping Real Madrid locked in third place behind La Liga runaway leaders Barcelona, Florentino Perez is slowly forging a plan to rebuild the Los Blancos squad and present Zinedine Zidane – if the Frenchman manages to keep his job that is – with some fresh blood in key areas.

One of the names that have been under a huge barrage of criticism this season (apart from Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo) is Karim Benzema.

Arsenal v Ostersunds Europa League Preview 0

Posted on February 21, 2018 by David Nugent

On Thursday night, Arsenal host Swedish side Ostersunds in the Europa League last-32 second leg. The Gunners recorded a comfortable 3-0 win in the first leg, avoiding a major banana skin in the process.

Arsene Wenger’s side have enjoyed a good Europa League campaign so far, winning five of their seven games and suffering just one defeat in the competition. The team from north London have kept clean sheets in four of their last five games in the Europa League, conceding just once in the process.

Arsenal can afford to rest players on Thursday night 0

Posted on February 20, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has never changed his attitude towards team selections for cup games. He usually uses fringe players and young players in the likes of the League Cup and the Europa League.

However, last Thursday, Wenger decided to field a relatively strong side in the Gunners 3-0 win at Ostersunds in the Europa League first leg last 32 tie. The fact that Mesut Ozil started for the first time in Europe showed that Wenger knew the game was a tricky encounter.

A very comfortable lead

Abdoulaye Doucure picks Arsenal over Spurs 0

Posted on February 20, 2018 by Milos Markovic

Highly-rated Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure revealed three Premier League clubs are interested in signing him, while he also stated his preference which is set to be music to Arsenal fans’ ears.

Doucoure appeared on a French talk show Telefoot where he was subjected to a series of questions dealing with his future at Watford.

The 25-year-old is enjoying a scintillating season with Watford despite Hornets’ underwhelming Premier League form which currently sees them sitting in 11th place in the standings.

Ancelotti not set to replace Wenger this summer 0

Posted on February 19, 2018 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Mirror, the Arsenal hierarchy favour a younger replacement than Italian boss Carlo Ancelotti, if veteran boss Arsene Wenger leaves the Emirates this summer.

Wenger will have one year of his two-year contract left to run in the summer. However, there has been speculation that Wenger may leave the club, as the Gunners are currently struggling to qualify for the Champions League and are now odds of 12/1 to claim a top-four spot.

The situation was exactly the same last summer after the team from north London finished fifth, so Wenger may not be going anywhere just yet.

Arsenal sign record shirt deal 0

Posted on February 19, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Arsenal have reportedly signed a contract extension with Emirates that will keep the pair together for another five years, with the new contract expiring at the end of the 2023/2024 season.

Arsenal have been struggling in the league this season as their campaign has been one to forget thus far. in their last game they were beaten by Tottenham 1-0, with Harry Kane once again proving the difference between the two sides.

Arsenal were forced to give up their pursuit of Jonny Evans 0

Posted on February 19, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Arsenal were forced to give up their pursuit of West Brom defender Jonny Evans after the London side had instead chosen to focus on signing two other other players in the January transfer window instead.

Arsenal were consigned to a massive defeat in their last Premier League game as Tottenham claimed a key victory over their London rivals. Spurs won 1-0 courtesy of a Harry Kane goal as the Englishman outshone the likes of Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Gunners keeping tabs on Kalidou Koulibaly 0

Posted on February 19, 2018 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal are said to be keeping a close watch on Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly as Wenger looks to make quality additions to his backline next summer.

Following the summer of intense transfer activity which saw Gunners boost their ranks with the likes of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this winter – in addition to wrapping Mesut Ozil contract extension – Arsenal are set to continue the strong and resolute pace in the market.

Led by the new chief scout Sven Mislintat, the Gunners are said to be focusing on adding a top-class defender and it appears that Napoli star kalidou Koulibaly is topping the list.

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