May 17, 2017 by
Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez put himself back into the race for the Premier League Golden Boot on Tuesday night with his brace against Sunderland in a 2-0 victory.
The win was not only vital for his team and kept them in the race for the Champions League spots, but also rather unexpectedly put him back in the running for the Premier League’s top scorer.
Going head-to-head with rival on Sunday
Ironically, the two goals put Sanchez just a goal behind Everton’s Romelu Lukaku on 23 goals. The Toffees forward has struggled for goals of late and has failed to score in his last four Premier League outings. .......Read more here.....
May 02, 2017 by
The Arsenal hierarchy are concerned about meeting Mesut Ozil’s wage demands of £300,000 a week according to the Daily Mail.
The Gunners have been worried about the German playmaker leaving the club in the summer, as his current contract of £140,000 per-week is set to expire in just over a year’s time.
However, it is being reported that Arsenal are now concerned about increasing his wages, as his performances have been poor of late.
Criticism of his displays of late
Ozil’s performances have been poor of late for the Gunners. He was virtually invisible in the north London derby defeat to Tottenham. For much of the campaign, he has struggled for any consistency. .......Read more here.....
May 01, 2017 by
Arsenal’s display in the 2-0 north London derby defeat at neighbours Tottenham on Sunday was a worrying one. Not only did the team seem to lack quality, they seemed to lack heart and desire, which is unacceptable in a derby match.
It is hard to say, but the Gunners outclassed by their neighbours. However, the Tottenham players just seemed to want the win more than Arsene Wenger’s side. The first half was relatively even, but the home side could have been two goals up by half-time. .......Read more here.....
April 30, 2017 by
Arsenal’s chances of a top-four finish this season were handed a blow on Sunday, as the Gunners suffered a 2-0 defeat at Tottenham in the north London derby.
The home side made a lightning quick start and had the first effort on goal with less than a minute on the clock. Dele Alli found Harry Kane, who advanced towards goal and fired an effort through Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s legs, only for Petr Cech to get down well to deny the Spurs striker.
The home side were also had the next attempt on six minutes. Christian Eriksen curled in a corner from Spurs right and Tobey Alderweireld headed just over the bar. .......Read more here.....
April 29, 2017 by
On Sunday afternoon Tottenham host Arsenal at White Hart Lane in a north London derby that could have big implications at the top of the Premier League table.
The home side are second in the table and four points behind long-time league leaders Chelsea. However, the Blues face a tricky trip to Everton in an earlier kick-off on Sunday, so Spurs could capitalise on any slip-ups from Antonio Conte’s men.
Mauricio Pochettino’s team have been in fine form of late, having recorded eight consecutive Premier League victories. Spurs have a formidable home record in the Premier League, winning their last 12 games on home soil in the top-flight. .......Read more here.....
April 28, 2017 by
This weekend is, of course, the north London derby, as Arsenal visit north London rivals Tottenham in a massive Premier League clash.
As always there has been combined teams and talk of who would get into whose team. However, Sky Sports pundit and former Arsenal star Paul Merson reckons the only Arsenal player who would get into the Tottenham team is forward Alexis Sanchez.
In all honesty, it is hard to agree with Merse on this one. He can be an idiot at times, but I think he is pretty accurate in his assessment of this: Sanchez is probably the only Gunners player who would get in the Spurs team. .......Read more here.....
April 27, 2017 by
It has been common in recent seasons for Arsenal to make a successful late bid for a Champions League spot. However, this season they have left it slightly too late to make Europe’s elite competition.
There was massive relief on Wednesday night when the Gunners scraped a 1-0 at home against Leicester. The north London side needed an 87th-minute own goal to win the game against a stubborn Leicester side
The Foxes played more like last season’s Leicester than the one that has struggled for much the campaign. However, the Gunners just seem to lack ideas and the clash seemed to be heading for a stalemate until fortune, or Huth’s shoulder intervened. .......Read more here.....
April 03, 2017 by
Arsenal drew 2-2 with fellow top challengers Manchester City on Sunday at the Emirates Stadium. The draw leaves the Gunners seven points behind the Citizens, who occupy fourth place in the Premier League table.
Arsene Wenger’s team does have a game in hand and have previous of coming back late on in a season to rescue a top four position. This season it seems it will be harder than ever for the Gunners to make a late dart for the Champions League spots.
Form has been poor of late .......Read more here.....
April 03, 2017 by
Crystal Palace hotshot Wilfried Zaha is having a fantastic season at Selhurst Park and the increased interest from Premier League’s top sides can hardly come as a surprise.
The Ivory Coast international is menacing the opposing teams on weekly basis with his impressive exploits at both club and international level.
The March break brought an incredible solo goal from the Crystal Palace man against Russia, whereas his form continued in the Premier League with a goal and assist in his team’s morale-boosting win over title runners Chelsea in what has become one of the shock results thus far in the season. .......Read more here.....
December 30, 2016 by
Everton star midfielder Ross Barkley is tipped to move away from Everton with his current deal with the Toffees expiring in 2018.
The 23-year-old England international has endured some mixed fortunes at Everton of late and was even on verge of leaving the Goodison-based club last summer when Tottenham negotiated a deal with Everton but were unwilling to pay £35 million Everton demanded for their man.
The latest reports claim that Spurs are ready to come back for the highly-rated youngster and that the host of Premier League clubs are also monitoring the situation regarding the Everton attacking midfielder, with Arsenal being one of them. .......Read more here.....