Gervinho: Arsenal Will Survive

New Arsenal forward Gervinho maintains the club will move on should they not be able to keep hold of captain Cesc Fabregas and contract rebel Samir Nasri. Fabregas, who has been continually linked with a move to Barcelona, missed Arsenal’s tour of Asia as he worked on his fitness because of a niggling hamstring injury, and could also sit out Saturday’s friendly in Cologne. Nasri, meanwhile, has yet to agree…

July 20, 2011

“We Have Our Plans And We Know What We Will Do”: Arsene Wenger

Beleaguered Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes his team have done well this season, and says he now knows what must be done to turn the Gunners into champions next season. The London club have not won the league title since Patrick Vieira’s Invincibles lifted the Premier League trophy seven years ago and any hopes of them doing so this season were smashed when they lost 3-1 at Stoke on Sunday….

May 9, 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 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

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

Former Tottenham star Jamie Redknapp criticises Chelsea’s John Obi Mikel, lavishes praise on Arsenal’s Johan Djourou

In the aftermath of Chelsea’s defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates, several Blues players have come under heavy criticism. Former Tottenham and England star Jamie Redknapp has pointed to Chelsea’s midfield as the problematic area in the team, particularly singling John Obi Mikel as an under-performer. In his column for the Daily Mail, Redknapp blames Obi Mikel for allowing Arsenal to dominate the middle of the park during last night’s…

December 29, 2010