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Paul Merson claims Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere should ask themselves ‘some serious questions’ 0

Posted on December 15, 2017 by Ben Darvill

Former-Arsenal man Paul Merson has claimed that Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere should ‘ask themselves some serious questions’ despite Arsene Wenger admitting that talks with Wilshere will open over a new contract.

Arsenal were held to a hugely disappointing draw by struggling West Ham in the week which followed a 1-1 tie with Southampton, with both games showcasing just how toothless the Gunners can be when they are at their worst.

Should Arsenal field first-team stars in the Europa League? 1

Posted on December 08, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal coasted into the knockout stages of the Europa League On Thursday night. In reality, the Gunners were a cut above the teams in their group. Arsene Wenger could afford to field weakened teams full of fringe and young players,

The fringe players were good enough to negotiate games against the likes of Koln, Red Star Belgrade and BATE Borisov. The likes of Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud and Jack Wilshere have impressed in the group stages.

Tougher challenges ahead

Arsenal 6/1 to win the Europa League after mauling BATE 0

Posted on December 07, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal rounded-off their Europa League group campaign with a 6-0 hammering of Belarussian side BATE Borisov at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday night.

The Gunners came close to opening the scoring as early as the fifth minute. Olivier Giroud teed the ball up for Mohamed Elneny 20 yards from goal. The midfielder’s effort skidded off the surface and skimmed the outside of the post.

The visitors threatened Ospina’s goal for the first-time three minutes later, as Ivanic’s effort from around 20 yards out went just over the bar.

Arsene Wenger has said that Theo Walcott DOES have an Arsenal future 0

Posted on December 06, 2017 by Ben Darvill

The future of Arsenal speedster Theo Walcott has been up for debate in recent days, but Arsene Wenger has said that the winger does have a future at the Premier League club, despite what reports have suggested.

Arsenal were downed by a savvy Manchester United side on Saturday as the league’s second-placed side left the Emirates with all three points.

The Gunners were by far and away the better side in the game as they created a huge amount of chances. However, David de Gea was in inspired form as he almost single-handedly kept the London side at bay.

Arsenal v BATE Borisov Europa League preview 0

Posted on December 06, 2017 by David Nugent

On Thursday night, Arsenal plays their final group game of their Europa League campaign as they host Belarussian side BATE Borisov at the Emirates Stadium.

The Gunners have already qualified for the knockout stages and won Group H. However, the visitors are bottom of the group, but could still qualify for the knockout stages if results go their way in the final round of fixtures.

Arsenal heads into this game on the back of a 3-1 home defeat by Manchester United. The Gunners also lost their last Europa League game, suffering a 1-0 defeat in Germany against Koln.

Arsene Wenger tells this Arsenal star that he can leave in January 0

Posted on December 05, 2017 by Ben Darvill

Arsene Wenger has told Theo Walcott that he can leave Arsenal in the January transfer window with the forward struggling massively to break into the Premier League side this season.

Arsenal fell to a hugely disappointing defeat at the hands of Manchester United on Saturday. The 3-1 scoreline was not indicative of the way the two teams played, with Arsenal dominating from start to finish, but an inspired performance from David de Gea meant the points went home with the visitors.

Will any Arsenal players be in England’s World Cup squad? 0

Posted on November 11, 2017 by David Nugent

Arsenal have a squad full of players that have represented their countries at different international tournaments.

The likes of Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny. Alexandre Lacazette, Mohamed Elneny, Mesut Ozil and Shkodran Mustafi are likely to feature at next year’s World Cup. However, a scarce amount of Arsenal players look like contenders for the England squad.

Gunners players must play

Arsenal do not currently have many English players in their first-team squad. Only Jack Wilshere, Danny Welbeck and Theo Walcott look like realistic prospects for the Three Lions squad.

Arsene Wenger tells forward to ignore Ian Wright 0

Posted on October 26, 2017 by Ben Darvill

Arsenal have been able to arrest their recent slump with a string of very impressive wins that has seen pressure relieved on both the team and the manager.

Wins over Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League, Everton in the Premier League and Norwich in the Carabao Cup have allowed the London side to maintain their challenges in all three competitions, while it has banished the memory of their awful 2-1 loss to Watford the week before.

The Gunners are now turning their attention to their Premier League match with Swansea, which is a must win.

Arsenal legend urges current star to leave 0

Posted on October 25, 2017 by Ben Darvill

Arsenal won a thrilling contest on Tuesday as they defeated Championship side Norwich 2-1 in the Carabao Cup. The win secures their place in the quarter-finals of the competition and relieves some of the pressure on the side.

Following a torrid 2-1 loss at the hands of Watford, Arsenal have managed to turn their form around as they have claimed wins against Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League, Everton in the Premier League and now Norwich in the cup.

Back Arsenal at 25/1 to record first Premier League away win this season 0

Posted on October 20, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Despite recording wins at both Europa League trips this season – at BATE and Crvena Zvezda this Thursday – Arsenal are yet to record a single away win in the Premier League.

Gunners boast a good record at Goodison with Everton winning only two of their last 10 Premier League home games against Arsenal and our trip to Liverpool couldn’t come at a better time, having in mind Everton’s early-season struggles.

Eight points after eight Premier League rounds is Everton’s worst start to a league campaign in last nine years which is a focus point that brings plenty of optimism ahead of our trip.

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