Arsenal’s recent injury woes continue to have weekly additions with Spanish full back Hector Bellerin becoming the latest player to pick up a knock, with the young defender having got injured in training yesterday.
Arsenal already have the trio of Theo Walcott, Santi Cazorla and Nacho Monreal nursing wounds, and Bellerin now makes it four first choice starters that are missing the Champions League trip to Bulgaria to take on Ludogorets. Continue reading →
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger provided an injury update on his squad ahead of the Gunners’ early Saturday clash with Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Midfield playmaker Santi Cazorla remains a slight doubt for tomorrow’s game after missing Arsenal’s last two outings having picked up a knock during the Gunners’ clash with Ludogorets in the Champions League. Continue reading →
Arsenal kept another clean sheet against Middlesbrough in the Premier League yesterday, but for the second consecutive game in this competition, the opposition Manager targeted Nacho Monreal as the weak link in the Arsenal backline.
Last week against Swansea City, Monreal was burned repeatedly by Mo Barrow, and yesterday Adama Traore with his electric pace did the same. Continue reading →
Arsenal have received a timely boost at the end of a difficult week with the Gunners’ most consistent defender over the last season and a half, Nacho Monreal, ending speculation about his future by committing himself to a new long term contract.
Monreal had just 5 months left to run on his existing deal and was being perpetually linked with a return to Spain, with Athletic Bilbao in particular looking to sign him. However, the 29 year old has inked what is believed to be a new 4 year deal which will see him remain at the Emirates till 2020. Continue reading →
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is believed to have still not given up on the hope of signing Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli this summer, with Spanish journalist Kike Marin revealing that the Gunners are plotting one last move for the player in this transfer window. It is understood that the Serie A giants are unwilling to negotiate for the player below his £69.1m buyout clause; however, with the club having failed to qualify for the Champions League this season, the Argentine superstar may try to force a move away from the club. (read more)
Arsenal are understood to be weighing up a move for Lorient left-back Raphael Guerreiro, according to reports in France Football.
The Gunners are believed to be unsure about the future of Nacho Monreal at the Emirates Stadium, which is why manager Arsene Wenger is understood to have shortlisted the young Portuguese as potential replacement for him.
Arsenal ace Nacho Monreal has urged his teammates to play ‘the perfect game’ against Crystal Palace on Sunday, so as to have a good chance of winning against Alan Pardew’s side.
The Spaniard was quoted telling Arsenal Player: “We have to play like we know how. If every player gives 100 per cent then I think we will have many options to win the game. Obviously we have to make a perfect game from the first minute to the last and if we do that, I think we will win.”