Nicklas Bendtner ‘Not Satisfied’ With Role At Arsenal

Nicklas Bendtner has articulated his frustrations once again with his fringe role at Arsenal, admitting he is “not satisfied” and suggesting that he cannot tolerate playing out of position. The Denmark centre-forward has never made any secret over where he sees himself in Arsène Wenger’s starting line-up but, to his dismay, he has often been used on the right flank. Wenger has said he will meet Bendtner at the end…

May 10, 2011

Andrey Arshavin And Nicklas Bendtner Face Summer Exit

Unsettled Arsenal duo Andrey Arshavin and Nicklas Bendtner are set to discuss their futures with Arsene Wenger at the end of the season Danish striker Bendtner had admitted he has grown frustrated at the lack of first-team opportunities in recent months while Arshavin has failed to recapture the form that persuaded Wenger to pay more than £15million for the forward back in January 2009. A sixth year without a trophy…

May 7, 2011

We Must Get Over ‘psychological blows’ Quickly: Wenger

When Arsène Wenger last took Arsenal to Manchester United for an FA Cup tie, his team was brimming with confidence. It was the fifth round in February 2008 and they sat on top of the Premier League table, five points clear of second-placed United. Their form was superb. Wenger, though, took the decision to shuffle his pack and history would judge him harshly. In came the inexperienced full-backs Justin Hoyte…

March 12, 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

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