Monthly Archives: February 25, 2018

Wenger goes easy on Mustafi, despite Wembley woe

Shkodran Mustafi abandoned his defensive post to allow Sergio Aguero to score at Wembley, but Arsene Wenger would not criticise his player. Arsene Wenger refused to criticise Shkodran Mustafi’s role in Manchester City’s opening goal after Arsenal were thrashed 3-0 in Sunday’s EFL Cup final at Wembley. City ultimately cruised to victory at the national…read more

Arsenal step up Rugani chase

Reports continue to grow that Arsenal are targeting Juventus defender Daniele Rugani for next season. The 23-year-old already has four senior Italy caps under his belt, having been a key member of the Under-21 side. Juve took the centre-back from Empoli when he was still at youth academy level and eventually paid €5m in 2015….read more

Arsenal set sights on unhappy Barcelona star

According to the latest reports from the Daily Star, Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembélé could be set to leave Barcelona this summer, just 12 months after joining them from Borussia Dortmund. The French attacker moved to Catalonia for an eye watering fee of €105 million plus bonuses but, due to a series of injuries and a…read more

Arsenal fans lose patience with Welbeck after wasteful Ostersund display

Premier League giants Arsenal cruised past Ostersund in the Europa League on Thursday but Danny Welbeck had an evening to forget. This was not the statement Danny Welbeck would have wanted to make. Given a rare chance to lead the line for Arsenal in the absence of the injured Alexandre Lacazette and the cup-tied Pierre-Emerick…read more

‘Be on the bench anyway’: Arsenal fans react to Alexandre Lacazette injury

Alexandre Lacazette has been ruled out of action with injury. According to the club’s official website, Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette has been ruled out of action for up to six weeks after having surgery on his knee and will now undergo rehabilitation. The French international became the Gunners record signing in the summer, joining for…read more

Wenger prepared to name strongest team in Europa League knockouts

With their FA Cup defence at an end, Arsenal will field a strong team in Thursday’s Europa League trip to Ostersund. Arsene Wenger says he will not rest players for the first leg of Arsenal’s Europa League tie with Ostersund on Thursday. The Gunners head to Sweden for the last-32 clash off the back of…read more

Tottenham fans don’t want Moussa Sissoko to start against Arsenal

Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal will face each other at Wembley in the North London derby on Saturday afternoon. Tottenham Hotspur will return to action this afternoon when they take on Arsenal at the Wembley Stadium in London. Spurs are fighting for a place in the top four of the Premier League this season, and Mauricio…read more

Arsenal lining up summer swoop for Barcelona’s Pablo Moreno

The Barcelona youngster is attracting attention from Barcelona, according to reports. A report emanating from Spain today claims that the Gunners are lining up a summer swoop for Barcelona teenager Pablo Moreno, according to Spanish media outlet Mundo Deportivo. Arsenal have poached some of the La Liga giant’s most promising youngsters in recent years, including Cesc…read more

Real Madrid offers attacker to Man Utd and Arsenal

Real Madrid have offered Manchester United the chance to sign Karim Benzema this summer, according to Diario Gol. The France international has faced criticism amid struggles at Santiago Bernabeu during the 2017-18 campaign and reportedly will be among those moved on at the end of the season. Club president Florentino Perez is reportedly enamored with…read more

How Juventus want to steal Carrasco from under Arsenal’s nose

Despite knowing how difficult a deal it would be to conclude, Juventus CEO Beppe Marotta is weighing up the possibility of making a move to sign Yannick Ferreira Carrasco from Atlético Madrid this summer. The Bianconeri have monitored his progress over a long period of time, even going as far back as when he played…read more