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Is Wilshere contract expected to soften Arsenal summer window?

Paul Merson claims that Jack Wilshere is only being offered a contract because of the situation regarding Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. The former Gunner isn’t renowned for having one of the better footballing opinions, and there are a number of times when I have simply shaken my head at his comments, and today’s interview leaves me tutting also…

Should Wilshere reject Arsenal contract?

Jack Wilshere has been urged to consider his future at Arsenal, with Paul Merson claiming he should reject his current contract offer.

The midfielder started his first Premier League match of the campaign in midweek, coming in for the sidelined Aaron Ramsey, and is believed to be in line for a new deal.

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.