Arsenal Offered £12m Real Madrid Star as Denilson Prepares for Bundesliga Move

Arsene Wenger is being offered the chance to re-sign Lassana Diarra from Real Madrid – three years after flogging him to Portsmouth. France midfielder Diarra, who had a brief spell at Arsenal in the 2007-2008 season following a move from Chelsea, has made it clear he is fed-up at the Bernabeu and wants regular first-team football. Diarra is being offered around the Premier League and Arsenal and Liverpool have been…

May 12, 2011

No Doubt Over Lehmann: Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has no doubt Jens Lehmann can handle the pressure of the title run-in after his last-minute call to the veteran on Sunday. Wenger was forced to throw the 41-year-old, only recently coaxed out of retirement to provide emergency cover, into a must-win Barclays Premier League encounter at Blackpool after first-choice Manuel Almunia was injured in the warm-up. Wenger, who will have Almunia’s fitness assessed on Monday,…

April 11, 2011

Arsène Wenger Fails to Give Newcastle Credit They Deserve

For a supposed football visionary Arsène Wenger can sometimes fail to see the big picture. No one expected Arsenal’s manager to be ecstatic after watching his side make Premier League history by forfeiting a 4-0 lead but few imagined his infamous myopia and lack of generosity towards opponents would prove quite so pronounced. As Wenger implied it was all the referee Phil Dowd’s fault, someone attempted to introduce a touch…

February 7, 2011

No New Signing Except A Center Back: Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has officially stated that if he buys anyone during the January transfer window, it will be a center back. Wenger has said that the next two weeks in injured center back Thomas Vermaelen’s rehabilitation are critical. Vermaelen is set to return at the end of January, just before the transfer window closes. If the center back were to suffer a set back in his rehabilitation before…

January 5, 2011

Preview: Arsenal v Manchester City

The hotly contested Premier League title race could take another twist when Manchester City visit Arsenal on Wednesday. City’s trip to London will be a mouth-watering battle of second versus third and could see either take the league lead from Manchester United if they fail to take three points against Stoke City. City are behind United on goal difference with 41 points, while Arsenal are two points back and pressing…

January 4, 2011

Arsenal v Stoke: Preview

Arsenal will aim to snatch back top spot on the Premier League table when they host Stoke City at the Emirates on Saturday. Arsene Wenger’s men had a torrid time of it in the last league round, watching their lead at the head of the table evaporate as Manchester City destroyed West Ham United, then relinquishing top spot altogether with a crushing 1-0 loss at Manchester United. That defeat saw…

December 15, 2010