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A look back at Arsenal’s last six results 0

Posted on January 04, 2021 by Harry Kettle

It’s been a tough few months for fans of Arsenal Football Club to round out 2020, but as we look ahead to the remainder of 2021, it does feel like there are some reasons to be positive. Mikel Arteta is starting to show signs of life as Gunners boss and with the January transfer window now upon us, it’s time to see whether or not Arsenal can really build a squad that wants to fight for this club.

Arsenal 1-1 Southampton

Alan Pardew has warned Arsenal over Jonny Evans 0

Posted on January 28, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Alan Pardew has warned Arsenal over any potential move for Jonny Evans, with Arsene Wenger’s Premier League side reportedly keen on signing the veteran centre-half to strengthen their defence.

Arsenal were forced to part with their best player this week as Alexis Sanchez finally left the club. The Chilean had been tipped to move to Manchester City to reunite with Pep Guardiola, but this move did not happen, with the player instead moving to Manchester United.

Should Arsenal pursue a move for Jonny Evans? 0

Posted on January 28, 2018 by David Nugent

West Brom boss Alan Pardew revealed yesterday that Baggies centre-back Jonny Evans has attracted the interest of big clubs, which has fanned the flames of a move to Arsenal this month. The Baggies boss also stated the defender has picked up a hamstring injury that could scupper a move in the next few days.

Pardew told BT Sport: “Jonny is being approached by big clubs,”

“As yet, we haven’t got an offer that’s right for a player of his quality, which he showed tonight.

Why West Brom’s interest in Mathieu Debuchy could be perfect for Arsenal 0

Posted on January 07, 2018 by Ben Darvill

As transfers go, this one could be pretty much perfect. Arsenal need a new centre-half, and West Brom are in desperate need of reinforcements as their campaign is threatening to end in relegation from the Premier League this season.

It has been reported in recent days that Arsenal are looking to sign West Brom’s Jonny Evans with the defensive failings of the side constantly threatening to derail the team. Perhaps the ex-Manchester united centre-back can provide some solidity to a team that has looked so weak at the back at multiple points throughout the campaign.

Arsenal outcast is the target of a move by West Brom 0

Posted on January 06, 2018 by Ben Darvill

Mathieu Debuchy of Arsenal is reportedly a transfer target of West Brom, with the Premier League side in desperate need of reinforcements following a torrid start to the season which has seen them languishing in 19th-place in the league after 22 games.

Arsenal’s last league game ended in a draw as a pulsating 2-2 scoreline saw both the Gunners and Chelsea share the spoils. The match itself was littered with moments of magic, goals, big tackles and controversy as the two played out one of the games of the season.

Should Arsenal be doing more to keep Jack Wilshere? 0

Posted on January 01, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal once again Arsenaled at West Brom on Sunday, as the Gunners drew 1-1 against the team second from bottom in the Premier League table.

The Gunners just did not turn up and produced a lacklustre display against a resilient Baggies team. There was not a huge gulf in quality in the clash, which is quite worrying for Arsenal fans.

However, fans of the north London club have had to cope with disappointing results against so-called inferior opposition for a good while now. While most Arsenal players underperformed, central midfielder Jack Wilshere produced another bright performance.

Arsenal’s failings come back to haunt them again 0

Posted on December 31, 2017 by Ben Darvill

Arsenal were once again hamstrung by their familiar failings as they drew 1-1 with West Brom. The Gunners had the chance to move to within a single point of Liverpool in fourth, but instead, they are now three points behind them having played the same amount of games.

Since their game against Manchester United in which they lost 3-1, they have been hurt by their apparent inability to make their dominance count. Against West Brom, they enjoyed 65% possession, which led to 14 shots, the same amount as West Brom, a side that have scored just 15 goals this season.

West Brom hold Arsenal at the Hawthorns 0

Posted on December 31, 2017 by David Nugent

West Brom held Arsenal to a frustrating 1-1 draw at the Hawthorns on Sunday afternoon in the Premier League.

The home side offered the first threat on goal on seven minutes. Matt Phillips chipped a good ball into Jay Rodriguez, whose header failed to trouble Petr Cech.

The Gunners offered their first threat on the home goal on nine minutes. Alexandre Lacazette picked up the ball on the edge of the area and found space. However, the striker’s effort deflected wide of goal off a Baggies defender.

West Brom v Arsenal Premier League Preview 0

Posted on December 30, 2017 by David Nugent

On Sunday afternoon, West Brom host Arsenal at the Hawthorns in the Premier League, as both sides look to chalk up vital points.

West Brom are currently in the thick of the relegation dogfight. The Baggies are second from bottom in the top-flight table but are just three points away from the safety of 17th place.

The home side have failed to win any of their last 18 Premier League games after a goalless home draw with Everton last time out. The Baggies have failed to win in their last nine home games in the top-flight.

14/1 for Lacazette to win the Golden Boot after double against the Baggies 0

Posted on September 26, 2017 by David Nugent

Alexandre Lacazette arrived at Arsenal in the summer as a goal-machine from his time with Lyon in Ligue One. On Monday night, the French striker scored a brace in the Gunners 2-0 victory over West Brom at the Emirates Stadium.

The double means that Lacazette has now scored four Premier League goals in his six top-flight appearances this season, one of which was a cameo appearance off the bench at Liverpool.

Proving doubters wrong

The French international has certainly continued where he left in his native league this season. There were question marks over whether he could be prolific in a higher standard of league. However, those doubts seem to be unfounded at the moment.

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