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

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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Jose begins pre-season mindgames with another potshot at Wenger

Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho has once again taken a dig at his Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger, stating “some coaches” have not won a major club football trophy in 10 years.

Mourinho and Wenger’s feud dates back to the mid-2000s, when the former had come in for his first spell at Chelsea and it looks set to be reignited this season too. Continue reading

Mourinho hits out again at crybaby Wenger

Any thought that Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho was going to let last week’s game against Arsenal remain in the past is well and truly over.

‘The Petulant One’ continued to launch verbal assault after verbal assault at Arsene Wenger in his post match press conference, declaring that being Arsenal Manager gives Wenger the privilege to get away with doing anything. Continue reading

Mourinho hits out at ‘Moaning’ Wenger

Jose Mourinho started his afternoon against Arsenal with a hand extended to Arsene Wenger, and finished it with a clenched fist.

However, the Chelsea boss wasn’t stopping there and decided to launch into Wenger in his post match press conference, labeling the veteran Arsenal Manager a perennial ‘moaner’ after Arsene launched into Referee Mike Dean for his officiating of a game that saw Arsenal finish it with 9 men. Continue reading

Mourinho: Arsenal don’t know how to play derbies

Buoyed by his side’s 2-0 victory against Arsenal in the early kick-off today, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho took every opportunity that came his way to take pot-shots at Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger.

His latest barb against the veteran Frenchman was how he prepared his side for derby games, and how such games tend to by physical encounters. Continue reading

Mourinho incites Arsenal fans by declaring Costa his MotM

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was lapping up the praise after his side recorded a more than fortuitous victory against 9-man Arsenal at Stamford Bridge with Kurt Zouma and Eden Hazard grabbing a goal each in the second half.

‘The Special One’, who has been under fire in recent weeks, was in a visibly delighted mood after a win against his old rivals with Mourinho stating after the game, “Good victory, we need to win matches. We won twice in three days, we kept two clean sheets. We controlled the matches.” Continue reading

Wenger’s nemesis pokes fun at him ahead of crunch tie

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, it seems, doesn’t wish to let go of any opportunity to mock his Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger.

The Special One was asked if he was surprised with Manchester City having offered Manuel Pellegrini a new deal, despite the fact that he has been able to win only 1 Premier League title and a solitary League Cup during his stay at the club, with the side winning nothing last season. And to that, Mourinho replied: “Why? Some other clubs, they have disappointed for 15 years and the manager is the same.”

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