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Pulis reveals why Arsenal and Man City failed to sign Evans 0

Posted on September 08, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis spoke out about Arsenal’s failed bid for Northern Ireland centre-back Jonny Evans, admitted the Gunners didn’t meet the defender’s asking price last summer, reports the Express.

“If Arsenal or Man City had met the valuation it could’ve been different. He has to get his head down and get on with it. I hope we can offer him a new contract and tie him down, we will speak next week about what Jonny is thinking and what he wants to do,” said the 59-year-old.

Tony Pulis reveals Arsenal approached Jonny Evans last summer 0

Posted on August 19, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis revealed Arsenal an approach for Manchester City-target Jonny Evans 12 months ago. “He had a chance to go to Arsenal last year. It didn’t affect him in any way,” said Pulis, reports the Express.

“You could say Manchester City are different because they will be hoping to win the title, the Champions league, and the FA Cup. It is difficult. We don’t want to sell him, or need to sell him, we are not desperate to get the money in, so it would have to be a very, very good offer. Then we would sit down and talk to Jonny about the situation,” he added.

Arsenal v West Brom Premier League Preview 0

Posted on December 23, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal host West Brom on Boxing Day at the Emirates Stadium, as the Gunners look to get their season back on track following recent disappointing results.

The Gunners’ challenge for the Premier League title has taken a blow in recent weeks, as Arsene Wenger’s side have suffered consecutive defeats. The side from north London will be looking to bounce back from a 2-1 defeat at Manchester City in their last top-flight outing.

The Gunners started in a positive manner taking an early lead through Theo Walcott, but that was as good as it was going to get for Wenger’s team. Second half strikes from wingers Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling consign the Gunners to defeat.

Arsenal v West Brom Premier League Preview 0

Posted on April 20, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal hosts midtable West Brom at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday as the home side looks to move one step closer to securing their place in the top four this season.

The Gunners have been under-par in the past few weeks as their challenge for the Premier League title has rather floundered and could now have a fight on their hands to finish fourth, so a win in this clash is imperative.

A win in this clash would move the Gunners back above Manchester City and into third spot in the Premier League table.

Serge Gnabry recalled from West Bromwich loan 0

Posted on January 04, 2016 by Milos Markovic

Arsene Wenger has decided to recall Serge Gnabry from West Brom after the highly rated German failed to make a big impact on the Premier League with Tony Pulis’ team.

Gnabry signed for the Baggies last August, but was never given a chance during five months with the club and was restricted to just 12 minutes of league football.

Talented 20-year-old winger broke into the Arsenal fold in the 2013/14 season and was regarded as one of the most promising young footballer in European football.

Abou Diaby set for West Brom move 0

Posted on July 23, 2015 by David Nugent

According to the Birmingham Mail, former-Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby is in talks with Premier League outfit West Brom over a move to the Midlands.

The injury-prone French international was released by Arsenal earlier this month after his contract in north London expired. There was talk of a pay-as-you-play type deal for the midfielder, but in the end he left the Gunners completely.

It seems however that the Baggies are prepared to give the 29-year-old a similar deal in order for him to carry on his career in the Premier League. The move would represent a very minimal risk for the Baggies.

Arsenal vs. West Brom Premier League Preview 0

Posted on May 23, 2015 by David Nugent

Arsenal wraps up their Premier League game campaign with a home game against West Brom at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

The Gunners goalless draw with Sunderland on Wednesday night virtually secured third-place and an automatic place in next season’s Champions League, as they sit three points above rivals Manchester United who have an inferior goal difference of seven.

The Gunners have stuttered in recent games, having drawn two and lost one of their previous three fixtures in the Premier League. That slight slump means they can longer catch second place Manchester City this season.

Will Tony Pulis’ departure benefit Arsenal ahead of Crystal Palace clash? 0

Posted on August 15, 2014 by Crippy Cooke

Crystal Palace were a bogey team for many clubs last season following Tony Pulis arrival as manager, but now the influential coach has left just days before the Eagles’ opening game against Arsenal, will it help the Gunners?

Arsenal have had perfect preparations to the new campaign, culminating in their comfortable Community Shield victory. The defence will be as it was in the win against Manchester City, with Wenger recently revealing that centre-back Laurent Koscielny will be fit to start alongside Calum Chambers.

Arsenal vs. Crystal Palace Premier League preview 0

Posted on August 15, 2014 by David Nugent

Arsenal host Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium on the opening day of the Premier League campaign.

The Gunners will head into the season in confident mood after a convincing 3-0 victory over champions Manchester City in last weekend’s Community Shield at Wembley. The performance was an impressive one, with goals from Santi Cazorla, Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud sinking the Citizens.

That win came after a busy summer in the transfer market for veteran Gunners boss Arsene Wenger. The Gunners biggest signing of the summer was Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez, while the additions of young defender Calum Chambers, Colombian keeper David Ospina and French full-back Mathieu Debuchy all look like very useful signings.

Arsenal 2-0 Crystal Palace: Oxlade-Chamberlain brace sends the Gunners top of the table 0

Posted on February 02, 2014 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored twice as the Arsene Wenger’s men saw past an in-form Crystal Palace side at the Emirates – overtaking Man city atop of the Premier League as a result.

Following a goalless first half, it took the hosts just minutes into the second to find the breakthrough. Santi Cazorla dinked a pass to Oxlade-Chamberlain, who controlled the ball and lobbed his shot over the onrushing Palace ‘keeper Julian Speroni.

The England international then doubled the hosts’ advantage in the 73rd minute. After playing a one-two with striker Olivier Giroud, Oxlade-Chamberlain dribbled down the left and cut inside, before firing his shot past Speroni to make it 2-0.

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