How bad would Özil leaving really be?
Nov13

How bad would Özil leaving really be?

I have so many questions since Mesut Özil‘s, and actually our whole team’s performance against Manchester City. The main one on everyone’s mind was of course: Why didn’t Wenger start with Alexandre Lacazette up front? Why are you not starting your record signing against probably the biggest team in the league right now? And when he did come on he showed his value immediately. Are Wenger and Lacazette having personal...

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Arsenal top group H in Europa League draw
Aug25

Arsenal top group H in Europa League draw

Today’s Europa League draw saw Arsenal top Group H. Arsenal were in pot 1, which contained the 12 top seeded teams in the competition. The teams that were drawn alongside Arsenal in this group were FC Bate Borisov from Belarus, German side 1. FC Koln and Red Star Belgrade from Serbia. The draw was done by former footballers Henrik Larsson and Eric Abidal. FC Bate Borisov FC Bate Borisov are the 13-time champions of Belarus, currently...

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Expectations until the transfer window closes
Aug25

Expectations until the transfer window closes

With once again a transfer deadline approaching, it has been quite clear to see that Wenger is removing dead wood from the first team selection. While Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolašinac joined the club, the Arsenal transfer news has mainly been about leaving players. Wojciech Szczesny left the club, along with Gabriel Paulista, John Toral, Yaya Sanogo and a number of other players. It is also expected that Lucas Perez might be on...

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Completion of Mustafi and Perez deals make for unusual deadline day
Aug31

Completion of Mustafi and Perez deals make for unusual deadline day

A strange transfer deadline day for Arsenal fans. Arsenal have officially announced the transfers of Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Pérez yesterday. Although both deals – especially the Mustafi one – were expected for a long time already, it was great news to finally see the moves completed. Easy day ahead for Arsenal fans The fans seem to be very happy with Wenger spending money, but still being able to strike these deals for a...

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“Wenger handed extra transfer money for new signings”
Aug03

“Wenger handed extra transfer money for new signings”

Although not confirmed, it seems that Arsène Wenger was handed ‘whatever funds he needs’ in order to acquire two more players in the current transfer window according to The Times. One major transfer so far Arsenal also signed Takuma Asano and Rob Holding, but Granit Xhaka is the only major signing for The Gunners so far this summer. With Per Mertesacker out injured and Olivier Giroud the only real option up front, Wenger surely has...

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“Arsenal in talks with Romelu Lukaku and Alexandre Lacazette”
Jul05

“Arsenal in talks with Romelu Lukaku and Alexandre Lacazette”

After Jamie Vardy’s snub Arsenal are still searching for another striker to support Olivier Giroud up front next season. Although the names of both Romelu Lukaku and Alexandre Lacazette have been singing around for quite some time now, new reports suggest that at least one of these players will be signed. According to The Sun it’s Romelu Lukaku who Wenger would love to sign the most. If that won’t happen, his second choice is to sign...

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