Chamakh: No Room For Discussion Now

Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh does not wish to discuss his future with the club until the end of the Africa Cup of Nations. The former Bordeaux centre-forward has fallen down the pecking order at the Emirates Stadium, and has scored just one goal in 15 appearances in all competitions this season. Meanwhile, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has signed club legend Thierry Henry on loan while Chamakh is on international duty…

January 25, 2012
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Van Persie: No Grudge Against Wenger

Arsenal striker Robin van Persie has denied there is any rift between himself and Arsene Wenger. Reports of a disagreement in the camp surfaced after the striker’s negative reaction to the manager’s tactical decisions in Sunday’s 2-1 Premier League defeat to Manchester United. The Frenchman has received widespread criticism from fans for substituting Alex Oxlade-Chamberlin, who had just created Van Persie’s equaliser, and replacing him with Andrey Arshavin, with the…

January 24, 2012
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Wenger Has Champions League Anxiety

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has admitted that missing out on a lucrative top-four Premier League spot would be a ‘disaster’ for the club. Sunday’s match against Manchester United is huge for the Gunners as they try to bounce back from last week’s 3-2 defeat to Swansea. The pressure to deliver will be firmly placed on Wenger’s men as they could find themselves seven points adrift of the Champions League places…

January 21, 2012
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Arsene Wenger: Rivalry Still Strong

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal’s clash with Manchester United is just as significant as when the clubs were both battling for the title. The fixture at Old Trafford earlier this season saw United win 8-2, with many commenting that the game signified the end of Arsenal’s time as genuine title contenders, with the Gunners more likely to focus on winning a place in the Champions League. Arsenal have not won the…

January 20, 2012
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Chamakh: I’ll fight for Arsenal place

Marouane Chamakh insists he will not walk away from Arsenal in the January transfer window and has vowed to fight for his Emirates Stadium future. Chamakh, 28, has only started one Premier League game this season and the arrival of Thierry Henry has seen him fall further down the Gunners pecking order. The Morocco international, who is currently on African Nations Cup duty with his country, has been heavily linked…

January 20, 2012
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Arsene Wenger: We Are Still In A Good Race For The Top Four

Arsene Wenger is aware Arsenal have a lot of ground to make up before they can be considered as Barclays Premier League title contenders. Yossi Benayoun’s late goal enabled Arsenal to beat Aston Villa 2-1 on Wednesday night, bouncing back from their 1-0 reversal against leaders Manchester City at the weekend. But manager Wenger’s team are still 12 points adrift of Roberto Mancini’s City side heading into Christmas, and the…

December 22, 2011
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