Arsenal’s match against Cologne in the Europa League opening group game was marred by trouble and disruption last week, and UEFA have now tasked somebody with investigating the issues.
FIFA have released their nominees for the Puskas 2017 Award, and Arsenal’s scorpion kick scored by Olivier Giroud has made the list, while Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s similar finish did not.
Manchester United fans have reacted with frustration following the announcement of the Puskas nominations, with Mkhitaryan being overlooked for the award.
I don’t think that is quite at the time for panic stations for Arsenal fans over our summer signing, but at the same time I think it is fair to say that Alexandre Lacazette has yet to show us Gooners why Arsene Wenger went out of his way and broke the club’s transfer record to sign him.
Arsene Wenger has heaped praise on Alex Iwobi, but claimed he must add goals and assists to his impressive displays.
The Nigerian international has earned his place in the first-team squad in recent seasons, but despite impressing going forward, seems to struggle to find that key pass which leads to a goal or that final movement which frees himself to score.
Manchester City are said to be fearing that Paris Saint-Germain could beat them to the signature of Alexis Sanchez, and Arsenal must be hoping that is the case.
The Chilean is out of contract at the end of the season, and would be allowed to talk to prospective clubs outside the UK from January, and City are believed to be fearing the Paris club will steal a march on their target.
To Criticize or not to criticize: what is the role of the supporters? Guest post by Viera Lyn
If you believe that voicing one’s opinions is tantamount to treason, it’s time you recognized your role in the lowering of expectations at our once great club. One needs to look no further than at those teams who currently dominate the footballing landscape to understand the obvious correlation between having a learned and outspoken fan-base and experiencing a period of sustained greatness.
Alexis Sanchez has been Arsenal’s most valuable player since joining the club back in 2014, but pundits are claiming that Danny Welbeck is more important to our side at present.
Arsenal have been accused of ‘tapping-up’ Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling, but are they innocent?
The goalposts are certainly flexible when it comes to the terms of unlawful pursuits of players, with a number of big clubs given huge leeway when it comes to talking about rival clubs stars, and Arsene Wenger is one to claim victim of such offences.