Mikel Arteta will only miss one game for Arsenal after being sent off against Crystal Palace yesterday. That means he will miss the Capital One cup clash against Chelsea at the Emirates on Tuesday, a game that he was not due to play in anyway. It is just as well, really, because the Spaniard and his manager Arsene Wenger would have a lot more to say about it otherwise.
Arsenal will still beat Crystal Palace this weekend by KJ
When Arsenal finished last season with a win away at Newcastle, the players celebrated like they had won a trophy. In a way, they had according to Arsene Wenger. Whatever the rights and wrongs, you can bet that AVB and Tottenham would have given almost anything to be in our position.
Top ten positives from the transfer window By AondoaverK
Hello Arsenal fans, it’s time to exhale! The market is over and we are the talk of town. You’d even think we just won a major trophy in injury time, in the most agonizing fashion. The four signings the Gunners made and the players released might not be what everyone wants but there is unanimity that we bought smart. We can’t win by just buying but we can give ourselves a chance. That, I think, we did.
Bendtner offered another escape route! by Ash
Chamakh and Gervinho gone by Ash
Chamakh close to exit! by AH
Arsenal striker Maroune Chamakh is close to securing a move away from the Emirates, as he looks set to link up with fellow London club and Premier League newcomers Crystal Palace on an initial six month loan deal.
The removal of the deadwood continues at a rapid rate for Arsenal. It has already reported that Gervinho is close to a move to Italy and the latest so-called misfit to be leaving the club seems to be the Moroccan international striker Marouane Chamakh.