Gilberto Silva: “Wenger hasn’t changed his way of working”

Former Arsenal star Gilberto Silva has said it is time for the London football club to part ways with long-time chief coach Arsene Wenger.

Calls for Wenger to step down have grown louder after Arsenal’s 1-3 loss to Liverpool on Saturday, a result that left the Gunners fifth in the English Premier League (EPL) standings. Continue reading

Nostalgic Walcott speaks of how Wenger motivated him

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has revealed how manager Arsene Wenger motivated him to push beyond his limits and prove his worth to the side way back when he was a new face at the club.

The Englishman was quoted telling Arsenal Player: “What motivates me is the manager grabbing me when I was 16, unknown, and just giving me that opportunity, that chance to express myself, to show what I can do. He had that belief in me. I’ve got more of an ambition and a goal now to do it for the family, especially the little one. That’s just something that motivates me more now, something that drives you more.”

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Arsenal newboy looks up to star compatriot

Arsenal’s new signing Gabriel Paulista has revealed that he looks up to fellow Brazilian and Arsenal great Gilberto. The former Villarreal star has said that he wishes to emulate the 38 year old, matching the standards that the latter has set at the club.

Paulista was quoted telling Arsenal Player: “I remember Gilberto Silva because he was always with the Brazilian national team… I could see that he was a major element here, he really helped the team, he really is a player I want to emulate because of his type of work and his will to help his team-mates, his will to win as a true Brazilian.”

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