Arsenal Sign Yossi Benayoun On Loan

Arsenal have signed Israeli international Yossi Benayoun on a season long loan deal. The creative midfielder, who was injured for much of last season, has fallen down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge and now looks likely to provide competition for Tomas Rosicky, Aaron Ramsey, Gervinho and Andrey Arshavin at the Emirates. A statement on the Arsenal website confirmed: “Arsenal has confirmed that they have agreed to sign Chelsea midfielder Yossi…

September 1, 2011

Rosicky Hopes Nasri And Fabregas Would Stay At Arsenal

Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky remains hopeful that wantaway duo Samir Nasri and Cesc Fabregas change their minds and stay at the Emirates Stadium. Speculation over the future of both players have been rife all summer, with Fabregas desperate to return to Barcelona where he started his career, while Nasri has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester City. While Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has so far managed to rebuff…

August 9, 2011

Arsenal Fear Robin Van Persie Knee Injury Ahead Of Barcelona Return

Arsenal are awaiting the results of a scan on Robin van Persie’s knee. It is feared that the striker could miss next week’s trip to Barcelona for the second leg of the club’s Champions League last-16 tie. The Dutch striker damaged his knee in the act of scoring his team’s equaliser against Birmingham City in Sunday’s 2-1 Carling Cup final defeat. Van Persie will be assessed today and he will…

March 1, 2011

Arsene Wenger: We Have to Take a Lot Of Encouragement To Face The Challenges Ahead

At the final whistle Arsenal’s players stood, sat or knelt on the lush emerald turf like figures in a tableau of despair. Motionless, traumatised, suddenly drained of the last vestiges of belief and hope and even pride, they looked dismayingly like Bayern Munich after Manchester United had finished with the German side at the Camp Nou in 1999. Jack Wilshere hit the crossbar here and Robin van Persie was the…

February 28, 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

Braga vs Arsenal Preview

The UEFA Champions League returns to action in midweek, as Matchday Five gets under way with Arsenal travelling to Portugal to take on Sporting Braga. Arsenal may sit atop of Group H with nine points but Braga are close on their heels with six points. In between the two sides is Shakhtar Donetsk, tied on points with Arsenal having beaten the Gunners in their last Champions League game, making this…

November 22, 2010