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Martin Keown has called on Arsene Wenger to make these changes 2

Posted on November 06, 2017 by Ben Darvill

Former-Arsenal defender Martin Keown has urged manager Arsene Wenger to utilise Jack Wilshere and Alexandre Laczaette following the team’s 3-1 defeat at the hands of Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Arsenal could not achieve the seemingly impossible on Sunday as they fell to Manchester City. The Premier League leaders were once again in top form creatively, but Arsenal were spared a hammering as Pep Guardiola’s men were uncharacteristically poor in front of goal.

Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus scored the goals for City, and Arsenal could only reply via a drilled effort from Alexandre Lacazette. While the defeat was hardly an embarrassing one, it leaves the Gunners teetering on the edge of yet another season without a Premier League title.

Is it win or bust for Arsenal on Sunday? 0

Posted on November 04, 2017 by Ben Darvill

Arsenal travel to face Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday as Arsene Wenger renews his rivalry with Pep Guardiola.

Arsenal have been in far better form of late following a disappointing 2-1 loss at the hands of Watford. Since then they have gone unbeaten in the Premier League, Europa League and Carabao Cup.

Despite a 0-0 draw with Red Star Belgrade in their last game, Arsenal are in ideal form going into this one. The London side have been able to keep up with reigning champions Chelsea in the league, while they are just a single point behind Tottenham.

Manchester City v Arsenal Premier League Preview 1

Posted on November 04, 2017 by David Nugent

On Sunday, Arsenal faces a tough test as the Gunners travel to the Etihad Stadium to play Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City have a near perfect record in the Premier League this season. The home side have recorded nine wins in their ten league games so far.

Everton were the only team to avoid defeat against the Citizens in the English top-flight this season. The Toffees managed a 1-1 draw at the Etihad Stadium in August.

The men from Manchester are now undefeated in their last 18 Premier League games, having recorded 15 wins in the process. Guardiola’s side have also won their last eight games in the English top-flight.

Will Arsenal ‘park the bus’ at Manchester City? 2

Posted on November 03, 2017 by David Nugent

The football style that is now synonymous with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho in big games of ‘parking the bus’ comes in very handy sometimes.

On Sunday afternoon, Arsenal may need to use the much-maligned style when the Gunners travel to Manchester City.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger loathes changing his football philosophy from attacking, passing football. However, sometimes needs must and Sunday is one of those games.

Manchester City are on fire

Manchester City are playing vibrant and exciting football at the moment. Some observers have even claimed that the Citizens are playing the best football the Premier League has ever seen.

Arsene Wenger must be ruthless if Arsenal are to beat Manchester City 0

Posted on November 02, 2017 by Ben Darvill

Arsenal travel to play Manchester City in the Premier League this weekend as two of England’s biggest clubs lock horns once again.

With Pep Guardiola guiding his side to a near-perfect start this campaign, Arsene Wenger will know that the majority of the pressure will be on the former-Barcelona manager’s shoulders.

Wenger, therefore, knows that a win would be massively surprising, and it would see the confidence of his side skyrocket.

Of course, beating Manchester City will be no easy task, with City in outstanding form of late. If Arsenal are to win the game then, their manager must be ruthless.

Guardiola unsure if he’ll renew interest in Sanchez 0

Posted on September 08, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he’s unsure if he will make another approach for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez when the January transfer window opens in the new year, reports talkSPORT.

“I don’t know what’s going to happen in the wintertime or next season. He’s an Arsenal player. Of course we were interested in him (but) at the end Arsenal decided not to sell him. So, all the best for Alexis. I know him from Barcelona. And that’s all. Sometimes the deals work, sometimes not,” he said.

Man City 6/1 Betting Odds to Land Alexis Sanchez in January, Guardiola expects £20M will Suffice 0

Posted on September 06, 2017 by Milos Markovic

The summer transfer window has only been shut but the story drags on.

Alexis Sanchez is still one of Arsenal’s hottest topics after it has been revealed that Manchester City failed in a transfer Deadline Day offer worth £55 million plus £5 million in add-ons for the Chilean.

The Gunners were keen to let the disgruntled star leave for City but only if they manage to find a proper replacement. Having failed in their own bid to land AS Monaco star Thomas Lemar on the last day of the market, Arsenal pulled the plug on any potential deal involving Alexis Sanchez.

Pep Guardiola coy on Alexis Sanchez rumours 0

Posted on August 25, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola refused to rule out a move for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez when asked in a recent press conference, amid rumours the Sky Blues are lining up a £70m bid to prize the 28-year-old away from the Gunners before transfer deadline day, reports the Express.

Sanchez has turned down a contract extension from Arsenal, and is believed to be keen on leaving for a side with aspirations of winning major honours. The Gunners have only won the FA Cup since his 2014 move from Barcelona, sub standard for a player who has won the Copa America and La Liga title for country and club.

Alexis Sanchez 1/3 to stay at Arsenal 0

Posted on August 23, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

According to the Mirror, Arsenal will fight off interest from Manchester City for Alexis Sanchez this summer, with manager Arsene Wenger having the support of the board. City are believed to be lining up a £70m bid for the 28-year-old’s signature but the Gunners aren’t looking to sell for any price.

With Alexis having 12 months on his deal with Arsenal this summer, a number of clubs were keen on his signature – Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Manchester City, as well as Real Madrid and Barcelona. However, City are the last club standing, with manager Pep Guardiola keen to renew acquaintances with the Chilean international.

Manchester City could bid £70m for Alexis Sanchez 0

Posted on August 20, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

According to the Mirror, Manchester City are preparing a bid of around £70m to try and tempt Arsenal into selling Alexis Sanchez, after having a previous bid of £50m reportedly turned down. The Sky Blues have been keen on the Chilean’s signature for some time, with manager Pep Guardiola keen to renew acquaintances with the player he signed and managed for a year at Barcelona. However, Arsenal aren’t looking to sell Alexis.



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