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Arsenal beat Southampton in action-packed clash 0

Posted on April 08, 2018 by David Nugent

On Sunday afternoon, Danny Welbeck bagged a brace for Arsenal against Southampton in a thrilling game, which saw both teams reduced to ten men.

Southampton offered the first threat on goal on seven minutes. Dusan Tadic got in behind the Gunners defence and pulled the ball back to James Ward-Prowse, who hit a rather tame effort towards goal that Hector Bellerin cleared near the goal line.

The Saints took the lead on 17 minutes. Wing-back Cedric dug out a cross and striker Shane Long poked home at the near post. The home side struggled to create anything until the equaliser arrived on 28 minutes.

Real Madrid star ready to move to Arsenal 0

Posted on April 03, 2018 by David Nugent

It seems that Arsenal has made signing a new goalkeeper one of their priorities this summer. Current number one Petr Cech was once a great custodian. However, the Czech star has seen better days and is now looking every bit his 35 years.

The Gunners current number two Colombian international David Ospina has also proven unconvincing at times during his Gunners career. Not many people seem to believe that the former Nice ‘keeper is good enough to be Arsenal’s long-term number one.

Arsenal linked with a move for Atletico ‘keeper 0

Posted on March 26, 2018 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Express, Arsenal and Chelsea are set to go head-to-head this summer to sign Atletico Madrid’s highly-rated goalkeeper Jan Oblak.

The Slovenian international has established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in European football in the past few seasons. The stopper has a release clause of £88million in his contract and Atletico are not likely to let him go without a fight.

On Arsenal’s wanted list

The Express claims that Oblak is on the wanted list of both London clubs as they look to add to their goalkeeping options. The Gunners are claimed to have scouted Oblak on a number of occasions.

The curious case of Petr Cech as an Arsenal player 1

Posted on March 18, 2018 by Harry Kettle

Many fans know Petr Cech courtesy of his time at Stamford Bridge, which makes sense, given that the 35-year-old found record-breaking success with Chelsea Football Club. Nowadays, however, he’s plying his trade across London at the Emirates – and it’s safe to say that things haven’t gone quite as well.

Obviously, father time catches up to all of us sooner rather than later, although, in years gone by, goalkeepers have had the luxury of long playing careers courtesy of their limited movement on a game to game basis. While it may not feel like it, the man who led the Czech Republic forward for the majority of his career has actually played for the Gunners since 2015.

Arsenal looking to German ace to replace struggling star 0

Posted on March 06, 2018 by David Nugent

According to the Metro, Arsenal are eying a £22million summer move for Bayer Leverkusen Bernd Leno, with current number goalkeeper Petr Cech struggling for form.

The Leverkusen goalkeeper is highly rated and has stated express interest in moving to pastures new. However, he will only move if he is the first choice goalkeeper at his next club.

The metro quote him as saying: ‘If I go abroad, it would not be as a number-one contender, but only as clear number one,’

Cech is reaching the end of his career

Seagulls get the better off the Gunners 0

Posted on March 04, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal suffered another bad day at the office on Sunday afternoon, as the Gunners went down 2-1 at Brighton, with a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang goal the Gunners only consolation from their trip to the south coast.

Arsenal offered the first attacking threat on three minutes, as Mesut Ozil curled an effort over the bar from the edge of the Brighton area. Two minutes later, the visitors threatened again. Lewis Dunk hooked Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s cross just wide of his own goal.

However, the home side took the lead on seven minutes. Shane Duffy beat Petr Cech in the air from a corner kick and his centre-back partner Dunk poked home from inside the area.

Manchester City record comfortable win at Arsenal 4

Posted on March 01, 2018 by David Nugent

On Thursday night, Arsenal suffered a 3-0 home defeat against league leaders Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal offered the first attacking threat, as Ederson smothered at the feet of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on seven minutes. A minute later, Aaron Ramsey fired a powerful effort towards goal that hit Vincent Kompany, only for Ederson to produce a good save.

Soon afterwards Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero fired into the side-netting from a tight angle. On 13 minutes, Henrikh Mkhitaryan shot straight at Ederson after good work from Ramsey and Danny Welbeck.

Steve Nicol believe Petr Cech is nearing the end of his career 0

Posted on February 11, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Former-Liverpool defender Steve Nicol has claimed that Petr Cech is nearing the end of his playing days after a glittering career with Chelsea, with the goalkeeper criticised by some fans this season.

Arsenal fell to a hugely damaging 1-0 loss at the hands of Tottenham on Saturday. Harry Kane was able to eclipse the attacking talent the Gunners have at their disposal as he scored the only goal of the game.

Petr Cech says Arsenal ‘failed’ in the ‘most important game for Arsenal fans’ 0

Posted on February 11, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Petr Cech has admitted that Arsenal ‘failed’ in their game against Tottenham as the London side fell to a 1-0 defeat in the early kick-off on Saturday which saw their top four dreams in the Premier League edge further out of their reach.

Spurs were able to take all three points from Arsenal on Saturday as they won one of the most important London derbies for many years. Harry Kane scored the only goal of the match as Arsenal, who had previously scored five goals against Everton, were completely blunted by their hosts.

Petr Cech laments missed chances 0

Posted on February 11, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Petr Cech has lamented Arsenal’s missed chances after his side fell to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Tottenham in the early kick-off in the Premier League.

Arsenal’s revival was a brief one as they fell to another defeat at the weekend. In their previous game they had dismantled Everton in a 5-1 win as Aaron Ramsey bagged a hat-trick before Laurent Koscielny and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang completed the scoring.

However, on Saturday it was Harry Kane that made the headlines as he netted the only goal to give Tottenham a massive victory over their rivals. More importantly than just defeating their opponents, Spurs were able to stretch the gap over the sixth-placed Gunners to a massive seven points, with Arsenal’s Champions League hopes now in tatters.

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