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Injury updates ahead of Newcastle clash 0

Posted on February 15, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal are set to resume the Premier League season when they take on Newcastle United at the Emirates on Sunday, following the winter break which reportedly did the team a lot of good. Be that as it may, head coach Mikel Arteta spoke to the press ahead of the game and provided some updates on the situation with injured players.

Left-back Kieran Tierney, who hurt his shoulder by falling awkwardly in the West Ham clash back in December, has been ruled out and will likely need a few weeks more. It was confirmed that he was back in training in Dubai, but it was restricted to strictly non-contact work which obviously means his shoulder is still too sensitive for him to play.

The latest on injuries 0

Posted on February 06, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have been struggling much with fitness issues lately, especially in the defensive department. Calum Chambers it our for the rest of the season. Kieran Tierney and Sead Kolasinac have both been out recently, forcing Mikel Arteta to utilize young winger Bukayo Saka on the left defensive flank – but Saka picked up a knock too in the goalless draw away at Burnley last week. Even the newly signed Cedric Soares came from Southampton injured. Forward Reiss Nelson has now joined them all in the treatment room.

Italian clubs interested in Kolasinac 0

Posted on December 23, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

Sky Sports are reporting that two Serie A clubs, namely AS Roma and Napoli, are interested in signing Sead Kolasinac from Arsenal.

The 26-year-old arrived to the club from Schalke 04 in the summer of 2017 on a free transfer, and as one of the more attractive prospects among the fullbacks, the acquisition was certainly a bargain. He has so far made 88 appearances for Arsenal in all competitions, scoring five goals and laying on 15 assists.

Ozil and Kolasinac miss the club’s opening game due to security issues 0

Posted on August 12, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

Last night’s Premiere League opening match against Nescastle may have had a favourable ending for Arsenal, but the club’s midfielder Mesut Ozil and left back Sead Kolasinac were omitted from the game. According to the club, the reasons behind the decision to withdraw the two players from the game were security-related. The news comes two weeks after the two men were involved in an altercation in front of a North London restaurant.

Kolasinac & Ozil fend off carjackers 0

Posted on July 26, 2019 by Harry Kettle

Sometimes you need to forget about what happens on the pitch, because there are more important things to focus your attention on. The world of football is one thing but your life is your life, and a lot of fans need to learn to appreciate that fact. As has been widely reported around the net today, two Arsenal players found themselves in a precarious situation yesterday after they were faced with a potential carjacking situation in London.

Reported Gunners target set to leave Ajax this summer 0

Posted on March 29, 2019 by David Nugent

Reported Arsenal target Ajax’s Nicolas Tagliafico is set to leave the Dutch club. The 26-year-old Argentinian international has risen to prominence in the last few seasons and looks set for a new challenge next season.

His agent has confirmed Tagliafico is likely to move on

The Metro quoted the player’s agent Ricardo Schlieper as saying ‘Ajax made an offer, but it wasn’t accepted because it’s the right time to take a leap,’

‘Let’s see what happens in the market. ‘There has been no talk of numbers with Ajax, but they will ask for a significant amount – I think it will be more than €20million [£17m].’

Arsenal 1-3 Manchester United: Observations 0

Posted on January 26, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

As Arsenal crashed out of the FA Cup, deservedly beaten at home by the resurgent Manchester United team, several aspects of the game painfully stuck in the eye when it comes to Arsenal and their performance in this contest.

Kolašinac and his forays

Sead Kolašinac is a decent enough player, even more so considering Arsenal snatched him on a free from Schalke in 2017. However, while his constant running up the pitch is a very useful trait when the Gunners attack, he often comes up short at the back as his forays take him far ahead of the back line. It’s fair to say Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took note of that and prepared a tactical surprise for Unai Emery.

Arsenal 3-1 Burnley: Observations 0

Posted on December 22, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have beaten Burnley by 3-1 in the 18th round of the 2018/19 Premier League season, courtesy of goals from Pierre-Emerick Auubameyang (14′, 48′), and Alex Iwobi (90′). The solitary strike for the visitors was the work of Ashley Barnes (63′). The Gunners are still in fifth place, but now they’ve equaled Chelsea’s point tally as the Blues suffered defeat at home to Leicester City.

But the result aside for a moment, there were some interesting things to take from this game. Let’s take a look.

Arsenal endure a difficult trip to Ukraine 0

Posted on November 29, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal’s trip to the Ukrainian side Vorskla Poltava on Thursday has been complicated by an ongoing political and military action in the country. The game has now been moved to the capital Kiev, which in all honesty is still a difficult trip.

Arsenal are already through to the knockout stages of the competition and if they win or match Sporting result, the team from north London will win the group.

A trip they could have done without

In truth, Arsenal could have done without the long trip to Kiev ahead of Sunday’s north London derby against arch-rivals Tottenham. While Gunners boss Unai Emery is likely to rest a number of key players, he still has to field a team in Ukraine.

Prolific attack gives Arsenal a chance of top-four 0

Posted on November 26, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal made it 17 games unbeaten in all competitions on Sunday afternoon when they recorded a 2-1 win over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.

Although there was a slice of luck involved in the win, the opening goal coming from a bizarre own goal by Jefferson Lerma, the Gunners once again found the net twice, something they have become accustomed to doing in the top-flight of late.

Had to be a high scoring game

Bournemouth v Arsenal was destined to be a high scoring game. The two teams involved love to provide excitement and play attacking football, so Sunday’s scoreline was unsurprising really.



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