Should Arsenal be looking to cut Diaby loose? by AH
We all know the latest news surrounding Abou Diaby and the fact he is ruled out for another 8-9 months following surgery after sustaining another injury.
Now we all know that Diaby himself doesn’t have a specific fitness issue in itself and the reason why he is out so much is simply because he is blighted by injuries. There’s no doubt the Frenchman is a great player on his day, with a wide range of attributes that makes him absolutely fantastic to watch and no doubt excellent to play with, however he spends the majority of his time on the Arsenal treatment table and collecting a reported £60,000 a week means that he is potentially taking up the space of a player that could benefit us for at least, more than the average 6 games a season Diaby plays. .......Read the full article here
Is Alex Song going to be struck by the jinx that seems to destroy many ex-Arsenal players careers after the leave Arsene Wenger’s side? It is being reported that the Cameroonian is expected to leave the Nou Camp this summer after starting only six games so far this season, and falling out of favour with new boss Tito Vilanova.
Song was quite unimpressive many times this season and doesn’t seem to fit into their free-flowing system,epecially when he played in Barca’s embarrassing defeat by Celtic in Scotland during the Champions League Group Stages, and according to the Spanish sports paper AS, he is also happy to leave the Catalan club. .......Read the full article here
Andrey Arshavin is set to add to his one substitute appearance this season as Arsenal take on Coventry in tonight’s League cup match. The 31 year old winger has found life hard at the Emirates since returning from a loan spell at his former club, Zenit. The Russian has had to make due with limited playing time but Wenger insists that he respects Arshavin and that the player is keen to still make an impression at the Emirates. .......Read the full article here
Wilshere Feared For Career by AH
Arsenal Manager Arséne Wenger believed that Jack Wilshere feared for his career at times last season, with the young Englishman not playing for 14 months. Wilshere picked up an injury in last season’s Emirates Cup game vs New York Red Bulls and at the time it just looked like a simple knock that would only keep him out for a matter of days. But then the injury escalated to such a big extent that he was ruled out for the entire year. But now he has resumed his training and is set to make an appearance for Arsenal reserves in 2 weeks time, if all goes according to plan. .......Read the full article here
Arshavin has been criticized for his decision to stay at Arsenal this season by former Russian international by AM
Viktor Bulatov has come out and said that it was the wrong decision on Arshavin’s part to remain at the Emirates. The former Spartak Moscow midfielder has said that, if the Arsenal midfielder wanted to resurrect his fading career, he should have left the club and looked for more playing time elsewhere. Bulatov pointed out that he risks losing his place in the Russian team permanently and that it would be hard for him to find a club in the January transfer window due to his lack of match practice. .......Read the full article here
The young Polish international Wojciech Szczesny has made it clear that he wants to play his whole career at Arsenal, and is hoping to get a very long term contract the next time he sits down with the management to discuss an extension to his present deal.
Being only 21 years of age he could easily keep his position for another 15 years or so if he carries on improving, and he has made it clear that this is exactly his ambition. .......Read the full article here
Henry predicts Chamberlain will be a star by KJ
Arsenal’s greatest ever striker has hailed Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as the next big star to step up for the Gunners. We’ve all been impressed by the 18-year old Englishman. He has stepped up when called up for the first team and has proved to be one of the most important player on the pitch. Henry shares this view, here’s what he had to say: “Alex Chamberlain is really good.
“He reminds me of himself and no-one else. He is writing his own story. .......Read the full article here
The little Russian genius Andrei Arshavin has yet again announced how much he would like to play for the European Champions Barcelona, even if it was just for one year..
“Even playing just one season for Barcelona would make a pinnacle of my whole career,” the Arsenal midfielder said.
“Barca are the best team in the world and I enjoy their style of play so much,”
“But after watching them against Arsenal in the Champions League quarter-finals the enjoyment has quickly turned into sorrow. They are so much better than anybody else at the moment.” .......Read the full article here