The Chile manager Juan Antonio Pizzi must be absolutely crazy for risking Alexis Sanchez in last night’s Confederations Cup game against the Cameroon. The Arsenal star left training with a swollen ankle before the game, and Pizzi indicated he wouldn’t play him if he was injured. The coach said: “[We’re] optimistic from the images we’ve seen.
Due to a multitude of injury problems, Arsenal’s little Spanish maestro Santi Cazorla only played 7 League games for the Gunners this season, and only played 15 in the previous campaign, so you imagine that the 32 year-old is close to finishing his career at the top. But while Cazorla was on the operating table, Arsene Wenger gave the midfielder a one-year extension to his contract in the hope that he would be able to rejoin the team next season.
Arsenal lost two players during the weekend’s win over Everton, and a third defender is now a strong doubt for the FA Cup final against Chelsea.
The Gunners beat Everton 2-1 yesterday in the final Premier League fixture of the season, but that win was not enough to seal a place in the top four, and will now have to settle for Europa League competition next term.
Arsenal’s win over Everton today proved to be pointless with no Champions League place earned, but the match has also cost us two of our defensive stars.
We had to go all-out today for the win to have any chance of qualifying for next season’s elite European competition, but also needed either Liverpool not to win, or Manchester City to lose, with a reasonable shift in goal difference,
Arsene Wenger has revealed the latest on his Arsenal squad ahead of the upcoming Premier League decider on Sunday.
The Gunners will welcome Everton to the Emirates Stadium at the weekend as we look to secure a place in next season’s Champions League competition.
Arsenal are set to take on Sunderland tomorrow evening, and may have to do so without key duo Alexis Sanchez and Laurent Koscielny.
The Gunners need to win both of their remaining Premier League matches to have any hope of reaching the Champions League places, and first they will have to take all three points from their home tie against the already-relegated Sunderland.
The on-loan Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was part of the Bournemouth team that got beaten 4-0 by Spurs at the weekend, but it seems that the highlight for some of the Spuds was the ankle injury sustained by Jack Wilshere towards the end of the game.
There has been and will continue to be an awful lot of talk among Arsenal fans and in the football press about various behind the scenes goings on at our club, but right now the manager and the players need to focus on the next match and taking all three Premier League points from our home game against Manchester City.