The Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has insisted that the fans helped his side to overcome Manchester City at Wembley this weekend, whilst admitting that the players have been letting down Arsene Wenger this term. The Gunners are enduring a tough season, with fans moving to protest against manager Wenger on a number of occasions, but everyone rallied around yesterday to ensure victory in the Cup.
Hector Bellerin has found himself on the Arsenal bench for the last two matches, leaving some fans with concerns over his future.
The Spanish international has been strongly linked with a move to one of Manchester City or Barcelona this summer, just as he was in previous transfer windows, and the speculation is building towards another long summer of rumours.
Arsenal have named a completely unchanged starting line-up for today’s FA Cup encounter with Manchester City.
The Gunners boss Arsene Wenger moved to switch to a relatively unused system using three defenders on Monday, and despite failing to impress in the new system, he has opted to stick with it.
Arsenal make the short-trip across North London to Wembley Stadium to take on Manchester City tomorrow, as they look to cement a place in the final.
Yesterday saw witness to Premier League leaders Chelsea who dispelled the challenge of close rivals Tottenham, and the Blues will be watching today’s match keenly as they await to find out their opponents for cup triumph.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has admitted interest in Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez, but is there more to it than that?
It is of no coincidence that the Spanish boss was asked about the Chilean’s signature prior to the crunch semi-final clash at Wembley later on today, and most manager’s would usually respectfully decline to comment, but not today.
Arsene Wenger lined his Arsenal team up in a Conte-esque 3-4-2-1 formation against Middlesbrough on Monday night, and it remains to be seen whether the system change will remain.
After the 2-1 victory, it was revealed that Rob Holding had only trained in the new formation on two occasions, prior to using it in the Premier League match, and while the result proved positive, the overall performance did not impress.
Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has been strongly linked with a move away from the club in recent windows, and speculation is unlikely to let up.
Mesut Ozil features for the majority of Germany’s 4-1 win over Azerbaijan last night, and is expected to be available to start for Arsenal next weekend.
The midfielder has been absent through illness and injury since March 11, but in reality, he has somewhat been missing in action for much of 2017.