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Redknapp>Wenger? Would Harry lead Arsenal to glory?

Paul Merson has controversially claimed that Arsene Wenger would win the Premier League with Arsenal if he had ‘Harry Redknapp’s tactical nous’.

The former forward played under both managers during his playing career, although the player decided to leave the Gunners shortly after the Frenchman taking up his role in North London.

Will Mesut Ozil walk back into Arsenal first-team?

Paul Merson has claimed that Mesut Ozil will struggle to hold down a regular starting role in Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal side this season.

The German international is currently struggling with a knee problem, but the Gunners have found top form in his absence, and have picked up six wins and a draw from the seven outings since he fell foul of injury.

Is Welbeck a must for Arsenal v Chelsea?

Paul Merson has claimed that Danny Welbeck has to start against Chelsea, as he is the only Arsenal player ‘that causes them problems’.

The England international has started in our last two encounters with the Blues, in which we came away with wins in the FA Cup final and Community Shield, and Merson believes he is key in hurting today’s opponents.

Former Gunner foresees another painful defeat against Chelsea

Paul Merson is half-expecting another Liverpool-esque defeat this weekend when Arsenal take on Chelsea.

The Gunners lost 4-0 to their Premier League rivals at Anfield a matter of weeks ago, in what can only be described as a disastrous display by our stars, but we have since shown grit to win our next two outings.

Former Gunner adamant that Alexis MUST play v Liverpool

Paul Merson has insisted that Alexis Sanchez simply must play for Arsenal against Liverpool this weekend.

Why are Arsenal’s Walcott and Giroud happy to cash their cheques?

Paul Merson has claimed that Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud should be unhappy with their lack of playing time at Arsenal.

The duo both began Friday’s 4-3 win over Leicester City on the bench, and came on to help turn over the 3-2 deficit. Giroud even bagged himself the winning goal in the 85th minute to show his worth to the Gunners, but he will remain as the club’s second choice behind Alexandre Lacazette, who opened the scoring.

Former Arsenal star claims Wenger’s job on line this weekend

Paul Merson has claimed that Arsene Wenger cannot keep hisĀ Arsenal job if he loses the upcoming match against Hull City.

The Gunners have lost their last two matches back-to-back, leaving Arsenal a whopping 12 points behind league leaders Chelsea, and pressure is piling on Arsene as a result.

Former Gunner claims Arsenal more interested in fourth than first…

Paul Merson has claimed that Arsenal are more interested in finishing in fourth place, when reliving the 3-3 comeback against Bournemouth.

The former midfielder played for the Gunners for 12 years between 1985 and 1997 and is sometimes described as an ‘Arsenal Legend’, but he seems to do nothing but talk badly about our club in recent years.