Category «Arsenal»

Disappointing news on Laurent Koscielny on the way?

Even though Arsene Wenger’s pair of new signings over the past week have undoubtedly calmed most nerves, not all issues appear to have been addressed at the Emirates stadium. For a player the magnitude of Laurent Koscielny to be entering the final year of his contract without much concern publicly displayed by the club is…

Arsenal to lose battling midfielder for up to five weeks

Arsenal will have to do without Mohamed Elneny in January as Egypt head to the Africa Cup of Nations just about when Arsenal’s injury crisis should be in full swing. Egypt qualified as winners of Group G after three wins and one draw from their four games saw them romp a group that contained Nigeria,…

Ultimate XI: The best Premier League signings of the summer in 4-2-3-1 formation

No expenses were spared as Prem clubs broke the £1bn mark in fees. The big teams splashed some huge cash to bring global stars over to Britain. Manchester United arguably stood out as they completed a world-record transfer in Paul Pogba. GK: Claudio Bravo (From Barcelona to Manchester City) RB: Shkrodan Mustafi (From Valencia to…

Ozil’s ruthless response to Wilshere’s exit

ARSENAL fans may still be lamenting Jack Wilshere’s departure from the Emirates, but one of the club’s star players has swiftly moved on. Mesut Ozil said he “definitely” wants Wilshere’s vacant number 10 shirt after he left on loan for Bournemouth. “It just went free, and I definitely want it [the number 10 shirt],” Ozil…

£17m Attacker Confirms: Arsene Wenger Wanted Me in January

Arsenal new boy Lucas Perez has revealed Arsene Wenger attempted to sign him in January. The Spaniard joined Arsenal late on this summer in a £17million deal, and felt the need to say a proper goodbye to his hometown club Deportivo La Coruna on Friday. And speaking at a farewell press conference in his homeland,…

Wenger hoping to confirm important deal for 30-year-old soon

Even with the transfer window closed, Arsene Wenger appears to be still working on an important deal. Following injuries to Per Mertesacker and Gabriel Paulista right ahead of the new season, the Arsenal manager was forced to add one more defender to his squad despite the arrival of young centre-back Rob Holding in July. The…

Sky pundit: Why Liverpool should’ve snapped up Arsenal’s 26-yr-old this summer

Former England under-21 manager Stuart Pearce says Liverpool should have signed Arsenal left-back Kieran Gibbs this summer. The summer transfer window shut on Wednesday night and Liverpool did not sign a left-back despite Alberto Moreno struggling while midfielder James Milner often doing a shift at full-back. Pearce was asked if was surprised that the Reds didn’t rectify their…