Former Gunner Gael Clichy stands up for Arsene Wenger

Contending that the removal of manager Arsene Wenger might not help Arsenal solve its problems, the London football club’s former defender Gael Clichy insists that the Frenchman is still the right person for the job.

Arsenal, yet to win an English Premier League (EPL) title since the 2003-04 season, are currently languishing sixth in the standings. They are seven points outside the top four with 10 games remaining. Continue reading

Arsenal bounce back to hold Manchester City

Arsenal drew 2-2 against visiting Manchester City in round 30 of the English Premier League (EPL) at the Emirates Stadium here.

Leroy Sane took control for the visiting Citizens only five minutes into the first half, receiving the ball in distance to dribble past goalkeeper David Ospina before scoring on Sunday. Continue reading

Iwobi asks fans to show more respect for Wenger

Under fire after a poor outing in the Champions League, English football giants Arsenel head coach Arsene Wenger has received the backing of midfielder Alex Iwobi, who said the Frenchman deserves more respect from the fans.

“They need to have a bit more respect, in my opinion,” Iwobi told the Daily Mail after representing Nigeria in their draw with Senegal in a friendly on Thursday. Continue reading

Giroud throws his weight behind Wenger

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has declared that the club’s players support veteran Manager Arsene Wenger and want him to stay at the club for the foreseeable future.

It has been reported recently that the Arsenal board have offered Arsene a 2 year contract extension, but the Frenchman has not yet made a decision. Continue reading

Arsene Wenger: “Overall our record against set pieces is quite good”

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was at a loss to explain how his team suffered yet another defeat this season, one which potentially condemns them to finish outside the top 4 for the first time under the Frenchman.

A disappointed Wenger shared in his interview with Match of the Day, “It was a typical Premier League game. A team that likes to play and a team that defends well. It was a tough performance. They caught us on set pieces and one break and that made the difference. Continue reading