Wenger Wants To End The Speculation Surrounding Cesc Fabregas

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants to end the speculation surrounding Cesc Fabregas. For the second summer in succession the Gunners captain has been strongly linked with a return to Barcelona, whom he left to join Arsenal as a 16-year-old in 2003. The clubs have been unable to come to an agreement over a fee for Fabregas however and Wenger is determined to resolve the situation one way or the other…

July 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

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

Arsenal Must End Barren Spell, Says Wenger After Cup Victory

Arséne Wenger said Arsenal showed they were hungry to end their trophyless run after they cruised past Leeds United in the FA Cup third-round replay. Wenger, who dismissed suggestions of a rift between the captain Cesc Fábregas and Denilson after reports that the Brazilian questioned his team-mate’s leadership qualities, said his team had learned the lessons from the 1-1 draw 10 days ago. Arsenal, whose last silverware was in 2005,…

January 19, 2011

7 Players Arsene Wenger May Sell in January

Predominantly little occurs in the January Transfer Window for Arsenal, despite numerous rumours, and the 2011 Winter Window should be no different. Manager Arsene Wenger is not the type to spending extravagantly, unlike many of his rival counterparts. However, the Frenchman’s roster has enjoyed one of the healthiest seasons in recent years, exposing just how much depth the Gunners boast. With Wenger boasting such a quality squad, a number of…

January 12, 2011

Wenger Ready To Fight FA Over Wilshere

Arsène Wenger has placed himself on a collision course with the Football Association by warning England against calling up Jack Wilshere for next summer’s Under-21 European Championship in Denmark. Sir Trevor Brooking, the FA’s director of football development, spoke this week of England’s determination to send the strongest possible squad to the tournament and specifically mentioned the 18-year-old Wilshere. Arsenal have clashed with the FA before about the perceived over-use…

December 24, 2010