Ramsey praises Arsenal’s work ethic

Arsenal’s midfield star Aaron Ramsey has an important week ahead of him in a Wales shirt, but that won’t stop the youngster from celebrating tonight as the Gunners hammered Manchester United 3-0 to move to second place in the Premier League standings.

Ramsey shared in an interview after the game, “It’s always nice to beat Manchester United and we will enjoy this win tonight.” Continue reading

Mertesacker explains how Arsenal beat Man United

Arsenal skipper on the day Per Mertesacker was overjoyed that his Gunners side bounced back from their midweek defeat against Olympiakos to thump Manchester United 3-0 at the Emirates today and explained that the first start that Arsenal made to today’s game was key to their triumph.

Mertesacker shared, “We pushed really hard in the first ten or 15 minutes, and after that we tried to defend as well as possible, and most of the time we did that. The start was not shocking for us, I think we are capable of doing that, but we have to kind of remind ourselves that we can do such things.” Continue reading

Wenger all praise for 20 year old superstar

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reserved special praise for Spanish full back Hector Bellerin, who performed a stellar role for the Gunners today against Memphis Depay in the first half and quelled the challenge posed by the imposing Marouane Fellaini in the second, even winning the odd header against the large Belgian.

Wenger said of the young defender in his post match press conference following the 3-0 win against Manchester United, “He has improved defensively and I think his defensive performance was average against Olympiacos, like most of our players on Tuesday night. On that front we responded very well and he was part of that.” Continue reading

Wenger: We are in the title race

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger declared that his side are well and truly in the race for the Premier League title after there 3-0 demolition of Manchester United took the Gunners up to second place in the League standings heading into the international break.

Wenger was questioned about the title race in his post match press conference today and responded by saying, “To win in a big game is always a statement. We are in in it, we are two points off the league leaders, Manchester City, so I hope that result today will give us belief and ambition to fight for it.” Continue reading

Wenger concerned about Alexis injury

Alexis Sanchez regained his scoring touch for the Gunners this week, scoring 6 goals in 8 days to propel Arsenal to second place in the Premier League title race, but Manager Arsene Wenger is worried about his Chilean superstar.

Sanchez was withdrawn from today’s game against Manchester United 10 minutes from time due to a groin injury, and while Wenger would ideally like to give Alexis some time off to recuperate from his niggle, the Chilean is heading off to South America to join his national team for their big clash with Brazil next week. Continue reading

Wenger: “My plan is to pray”

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was thrilled with the way his side rebounded from their shock defeat to Olympiakos in the Champions League to beat Manchester United 3-0 in the Premier League today, but his attention after the game was diverted to the numerous Arsenal stars heading out on international duty next week.

Wenger, who has seldom had good experiences with international breaks, said, “My plan is to pray now that everyone comes back from international games without any injury because we have a small group. We play at Watford straight away and on Tuesday night here against Bayern Munich. We will need the same kind of performance.” Continue reading

Wenger: “We only had superb performances”

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was in a much better mood today after his side produced a stunning performance to beat old rivals Manchester United 3-0 at the Emirates.

The Gunners’ legendary Manager sang the praises of his side, singling out every member of his team for putting in an excellent shift, necessary to beat the Red Devils. Continue reading

Arsenal 3-0 Man United: Comprehensive Match Report

Arsenal picked up a morale boosting win which propels them to second place in the Premier League standings, hammering old rivals Manchester United 3-0 at the Emirates Stadium. The game was wrapped up in the first 20 minutes alone as the front trio of Theo Walcott, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez combined to great effect with Walcott grabbing two assists, Ozil scoring a rare goal and picking up an assist as well, and Sanchez putting two of those chances in the back of the net to kill the game as a contest.

Both teams were largely along expected lines with Gabriel Paulista partnering Per Mertesacker in the heart of the Arsenal defence due to the absence of Laurent Koscielny due to a hamstring injury. They had the Spanish duo of Nacho Monreal and Hector Bellerin on either side of them and Petr Cech restored in goal. Santi Cazorla and Francis Coquelin formed the central midfield axis with Mesut Ozil floating ahead of them. Aaron Ramsey and Alexis Sanchez were on either side of Theo Walcott. Continue reading