Carrick: Gunners Out For Revenge

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick believes revenge for the 8-2 humiliation earlier in the season could be Arsenal’s prime motivation when the two teams meet in the Premier League on Sunday. This weekend’s clash at Emirates Stadium will be the rivals’ first meeting since the humbling at Old Trafford in August and the sheer magnitude of that defeat could be a factor in the Gunners’ approach. “Maybe,” said Carrick when…

January 20, 2012

Bacary Sagna Says Arsene Wenger Is The Best

Bacary Sagna has insisted Arsenal’s players are ‘200 per cent’ behind manager Arsene Wenger. Sagna is also confident captain Cesc Fabregas will not quit the Gunners this summer amid speculation the midfielder may have played his last game for the club. Wenger is under more pressure than ever at the Emirates Stadium following a sixth successive season without a trophy. They also slipped to fourth in the Premier League after…

May 18, 2011

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

Arsenal’s Defence Laid Bare Despite Win

Arsenal bolted from the sublime to the ridiculous and back on another helter-skelter afternoon that finished with them on top of the Premier League table for the first time since August. At the heart of their scintillating moments was Samir Nasri, who even took on Fulham in his socks in the 27th minute to go close to laying on a goal. George Best might have smiled down from the heavens….

December 6, 2010

Arsenal hit by another injury blow

Bacary Sagna has revealed he could be out for another three weeks with the thigh injury he picked up in the defeat to Chelsea. The French right-back has been forced to miss out on his nation’s two Euro 2012 qualifiers against Romania and Luxembourg with a problem that was expected to have resolved itself by the time Birmingham visit the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. However, the 27-year-old has dealt manager…

October 11, 2010