June 21, 2016 by
Gunners have already made a move towards strengthening the squad in the summer transfer window having signed Borussia Monchengladbach’s Granit Xhaka, but Arsene Wenger is expected to be more proactive as French tactician is keen to add some more firepower to his attacking line.
And having seen their bid to land Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy fail with England forward determined to stay on with the Foxes, Arsenal have set their sights on other targets.
Alvaro Morata remains a long-term wish, but it seems that Arsene Wenger is exploring more options as Corriere dello Sport reports that Gunners are keen to pounce on Inter Milan striker Stevan Jovetic. .......Read more here.....
September 12, 2014 by
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has revealed that he will be without two first team players when his side square off against Arsenal at the Emirates in a lunch time kick off on Saturday.
The Citizens go into the high-profile clash low on confidence having suffered a home defeat to Stoke City ahead of the international break, and there have been some new problems for the Etihad outfit.
Namely, Manuel Pellegrini has revealed that Stevan Jovetic and Fernando are certain to miss the trip to North London, while Pablo Zabaleta is set to make the match squad even if he remains doubtful. .......Read more here.....
September 12, 2014 by
Arsenal will put their title credentials to the test in Saturday’s early kick-off as the Gunners host Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium.
The Gunners were dealt an injury blow with Aaron Ramsey picking up an injury playing for Wales in their 2-1 midweek victory over Andorra in Euro 2016 qualifying. The influential midfielder is doubtful for the clash, but could still make the game.
The Gunners have enjoyed a mixed start to their campaign, making it to the Champions League group stages, but kicking off their Premier League campaign with one win and two draws. Their last outing saw them pick-up a 1-1 draw at newly-promoted Leicester. .......Read more here.....
September 08, 2014 by
Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic will miss his country’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Moldova through a hamstring injury, Montenegro boss Branko Brnovic has revealed.
The 24-year-old picked up the injury in training while on international duty and he will not be able to help his country in their opening fixture of the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
As a result, he is also rated doubtful for the Arsenal v Manchester City Premier League clash where the Gunners are 15/8 to claim maximum points. .......Read more here.....
August 10, 2014 by
The first chance of the game arrived on seven minutes. Arsenal’s new full-back Mathieu Debuchy got down the by-line and found young French striker Yaya Sanogo, who headed the ball against a City defender.
City had a chance on 14 minutes, Samir Nasri seeing a powerful effort from near the penalty spot blocked by Debuchy’s chest. Four minutes later and Gunners full-back Kieran Gibbs also saw an effort blocked inside the City box.
The Gunners took the lead on 21 minutes. Santi Cazorla took on Gael Clichy before firing a low drive past Willy Caballero from the edge of the penalty box. On 25 minutes Arsenal had a chance to double their lead. .......Read more here.....
August 09, 2014 by
Arsenal faces their first test of the new season when they face champions Manchester City on Sunday at Wembley in the FA Community Shield.
The Gunners struggled against fellow top five teams last season and the Citizens themselves hammered the Gunners 6-3 at the Etihad Stadium. However, Arsenal now look to have a stronger all round team with the summer additions of Alexis Sanchez, Mathieu Debuchy, Calum Chambers and David Ospina.
This game could be an early season benchmark as they seek further silverware, after ending their nine year wait for a trophy with an FA Cup last season. The Gunners finished seven points behind City in the Premier League last season, after leading the table for much of the campaign. .......Read more here.....