Theo Walcott: “We managed to get a result today”

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott might have had a rather poor outing today at Old Trafford, but that didn’t stop the England international from celebrating what could prove to be a rather useful point earned away at a destination where the Gunners left empty handed last season.

Beaten 3-2 last year at Old Trafford, Arsenal failed to be much of an attacking threat all game, and in the end were probably rather relieved to leave Manchester with a share of the spoils thank to Olivier Giroud’s 89th minute header. Continue reading

Wenger ready to shake hands and fight with Mourinho!

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger played down the idea of this weekend’s game against Manchester United being anything but a contest between the two teams.

Wenger, who goes up against arch nemesis Jose Mourinho, for the first time at Old Trafford, refused to see the game as a battle between the two long time foes. Continue reading

Wenger desperate to return to winning ways against United

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes his team is playing good football this season, but wants to do better as the Gunners look to extend their 16 match unbeaten run this season.

Arsenal have not lost a match this season since their opening day defeat to Liverpool, but Wenger isn’t satisfied with being unbeaten and instead is more keen on picking up wins, even as Arsenal head to Old Trafford this weekend to clash with one time arch rivals Manchester United. Continue reading

REVEALED: Arsenal commence transfer talks for Mustafi’s alternative

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, certainly, looks desperate to sign a world class centre back this summer. According to reports in The Daily Mail, the Frenchman, who had been reportedly showcasing keen interest in signing Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia until now, has approached Atletico Madrid with regards to the possibility of signing young defender Jose Gimenez.

The 21 year old Uruguayan, who has developed into one of the most highly rated young centre backs in Europe in recent times, has also been known to be a target for the likes of Manchester United and Real Madrid in the past.

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Arsenal Transfer Wrap: 9th August, 2016

Arsenal set to make a move for James Rodriguez!

Arsenal are set to make a sensational move to sign Real Madrid’s out-of-favour attacker James Rodriguez, after failing to sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City, according to reports in Gazzetta dello Sport. It is believed that the Colombian ace has fallen further down the pecking order recently, with manager Zinedine Zidane known to be interested in providing youngster Marco Asensio with more first team chances, and the Gunners are keen to make the most out of the opportunity by bringing him to north London.

 

Gunners leading race to sign Turk sensation

Arsenal are believed to have taken the lead in the pursuit of their former player, Besiktas midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup, according to reports in The Metro. The 23 year old, meanwhile, is himself known to be favouring a move back to the Emirates Stadium, despite the likes of Borussia Dortmund and AC Milan also known to be hot on his trail.

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‘Sacre Bleu!’: Wenger in for a test of strength

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will certainly need to prep his team well in the next couple of months, in order to ensure they get off to a good start next season. The Gunners kick-start their 2016-17 Premier League campaign with a potentially competitive fixture against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool. That will be followed by an away match against reigning champions Leicester City, who may well be a depleted side by that time, if the rumours flowing around in the transfer market are to be believed.

The north London giants end August with an away fixture against Watford, which will be followed by a seemingly tough September, with home matches against Southampton and Chelsea on the schedule for Wenger’s men.

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Arsenal set to pip Man United and Chelsea to superstar’s signature

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is understood to be contemplating offering his long term offensive target, Juventus’ Alvaro Morata, a mouth watering deal to beat the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea to his signature.

According to reports in The Sun, the Frenchman is ready to make the Spaniard his top-earning player by offering him wages of £155,000-a-week, as part of a five year deal, so as to lure him to the Emirates Stadium. Currently, Arsenal’s top earner is star playmaker Mesut Ozil, who pockets £140,000-a-week as part of his current contract.

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