Arsene Wenger: We Have Funds To Buy Strikers

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has given a clear indication that he could move into the transfer market for a new striker in January. Robin van Persie has been in the form of his career in 2011, scoring 33 goals, and he leads the Premier League scoring charts for 2011-12 with 15 goals. The Gunners’ next highest goalscorers are Mikel Arteta, Thomas Vermaelen and fellow striker Gervinho with three. Marouane Chamakh…

December 13, 2011
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Szczesny Praises Van Persie

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny believes prolific captain Robin van Persie is currently the best striker in the world. Van Persie has scored ten goals in nine Premier League starts this season, including a hat-trick in the 5-3 win at Chelsea, to help Arsenal reverse their dismal start. The Gunners’ reliance on their captain, who is out of contract in summer 2013, has led to accusations they are a one-man team….

November 3, 2011
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Szczesny In Line For Arsenal

Wojciech Szczesny could yet return in goal for Arsenal against Liverpool on Sunday. Manager Arsene Wenger hopes that Szczesny and Johan Djourou, who had previously been expected to miss the remainder of the season with a shoulder problem, will be fit for the visit of Kenny Dalglish’s team. Alex Song (knee) and Denilson (toe) could return but Bacary Sagna (knee) is a doubt while Manuel Almunia could also miss out…

April 15, 2011
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Arsenal Can Win Quadruple, Says Wenger

Arsène Wenger has said Arsenal can make history this season by completing a clean sweep of major trophies, lifting the Premier League, the Champions League, the FA Cup and the Carling Cup. It has been more than five years since Wenger last delivered silverware – the 2005 FA Cup – but he is convinced that this season Arsenal could mark the end of that trophy famine with an unprecedented feast….

February 19, 2011
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Preview: Arsenal v Wolves

Wolves will be looking for their second big scalp in a row when they travel to London to face Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday. Mick McCarthy’s side pulled off the biggest upset of the season last weekend when they inflicted a first loss of the season on league-leaders Manchester United at Molineux. The 2-1 win over United lifted Wolves off the bottom of the table, albeit on goal…

February 11, 2011
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Preview: Arsenal v Everton

Arsenal will be without top scorer Samir Nasri when they welcome Everton to the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday. The French midfielder injured his hamstring in Arsenal’s 2-1 win over Huddersfield in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday, and manager Arsene Wenger confirmed he would be unavailable for the Premier League clash against David Moyes’ side. “Nasri looks to have a serious hamstring injury,” Wenger said. “Usually it…

February 1, 2011
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