Arsenal have been strongly linked with a deal to sign Valencia’s Shkodran Mustafi, as well as being linked with a deal for Barcelona’s Jeremy Mathieu, but both look increasingly unlikely at present.
The experienced French defender is believed to be out of manager Luis Enrique’s first-team plans this season, and being eyed as a possible addition for Arsenal. .......Read the full article here
I can understand why the TV pundits thought it was a bit harsh of the Arsenal fans at the Emirates stadium to boo Arsene Wenger and the players off the pitch yesterday. After all it was only the first game of the season and the injury and fitness situation meant that a number of key players were unavailable. .......Read the full article here
With Arsenal just days away from kicking off the latest bid to win the Premier League title, there was still no official word on which of the players would be given the honour (arguably a dubious one in light of recent captaincies) of taking over the role of club captain from the departed Spaniard Mikel Arteta. .......Read the full article here
Gary Neville has given his top-four predictions for the coming season, and is tipping Arsenal to come second in the Premier League.
The Gunners finished in the runner-up spot last term, after Tottenham finished third in a two-horse race for the title, and Gary Neville has tipped us to finish in the same spot once again this season. .......Read the full article here
Arsenal trio Olivier Giroud, Mesut Ozil and Laurent Koscielny all returned to training today, four days before the trip to Liverpool, and could well be fast-tracked into the playing squad.
The French duo were given an extended holiday following their European Championship campaign, as was Mesut Ozil, after they helped their sides to reach the final and semi-final of the competition. .......Read the full article here
Arsenal’s Gabriel Paulista picked up an injury in Sunday’s friendly win over Manchester City, but has revealed that he now hopes to return sooner than previously expected. .......Read the full article here
The Premier League season is set to kick-off this weekend with Arsenal taking on Liverpool in the opening fixtures.
The Gunners squad has taken a number of hits with Per Mertesacker and Danny Welbeck expected to be out for the rest of 2016 at least, and we now look set to start the PL campaign with two of Nacho Monreal and inexperienced pair Rob Holding and Calum Chambers at CB against our rivals, due to Gabriel’s latest setback yesterday. .......Read the full article here
Arsenal are reported to be preparing Alexis Sanchez to play as the central striker against Liverpool next weekend.
The Gunners have been actively pursuing a striker to add to their squad this summer, but have so far fallen flat on their face, and are now looking at their options. .......Read the full article here