FA Cup preview: Arsenal v Leeds United

Premier League giants Arsenal host Leeds United at the Emirates in the showpiece fixture of Saturday’s FA Cup third round action. Championship club Leeds, desperately fighting to make their way back into the top flight, endured a torrid run throughout December and took just three of a possible 12 points to fall two points adrift of the promotion places. Their struggle mirrors that of Arsenal, who have fallen four points…

January 6, 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

Real Madrid to offer Arsenal Benzema in exchange for Clichy

Spanish giants Real Madrid are reportedly hoping to prize left-back Gael Clichy away from Arsenal in a move that would see French striker Karim Benzema move the other way. 25 year-old Clichy has been at Arsenal since 2003 and is a consistent member of Arsene Wenger’s squad, but is most likely dispensable with Kieran Gibbs also at the club.  French defender Clichy has a reputation for being attacking-minded and according…

December 16, 2010

Robin Van Persie Targeting Return When Arsenal Take On Tottenham

Robin van Persie is believed to be pushing for a return to competitive footbal when Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur clash in the north London derby on November 20. The Dutchman has been sidelined with an ankle injury for the past two months, but manager Arsene Wenger recently revealed that the forward is “very close” to a return to full training. Now The Mirror claims that the former Feyenoord man is…

October 29, 2010