We Could Be Heroes | Arseblog … an Arsenal blog – Football Article

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a reflective piece on the Arsenal crowd, who appear to have fallen back into a collective malaise in recent months. Saturday’s 2-1 win at Huddersfield did little to quell the confusion that has bubbled beneath the surface of the Arsenal support since just before Christmas. At the John Smith’s Stadium, Alex Iwobi incurred the wrath of some of that frustration as his substitution was ironically cheered, despite the fact that he had enjoyed…

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The Current State Of The Top Six In The Premier League (Part 2) – Football Article

As promised and continuing our last article we now conclude our look at the current state of the top six with the remaining three clubs. Manchester United Now in fourth place having just beaten Fulham by three goals to nil United are the form team of the top six at present. With a much changed team from the one expected to be facing PSG on Tuesday, Ole Gunnar Solskjær proved, yet again, that he has the tactical nous and the depth…

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Real Football Cast – Season 1 Episode 29 – Football Article

The Real Football Cast returns for its 29th full length of the episode of the season and as the numbers get bigger, the drama in the title race begins to heat up. The past few days have been no different as Liverpool’s gap at the top has been eroded by Manchester City and Pep’s men have the target locked and in their sights. The title race is one of many topics we touch on this week, a big thanks to…

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Arsenal lead race to sign Benfica defender Alex Grimaldo | Football Views – Football Blog | Opinion – Football Article

Arsenal have reportedly taken the lead in the race to sign in-demand defender Alex Grimaldo from Benfica, according to Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo. The ex-Spain Under-21s international has also attracted interest from the several major European clubs with the likes of Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan, Napoli and Manchester City over the past two transfer windows. The 23-year-old, who is a product of Barcelona’s La Masia youth academy – has been a regular at the Portuguese giants since swapping clubs in…

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Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur to do battle for Matthias Ginter? – Football Article

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly identified Borussia Monchengladbach defender Matthias Ginter as a potential summer signing. The Premier League clubs are continuing to target possible signings ahead of the summer transfer window. According to Sky Sports News, Gunners and Spurs are both interested in the Germany international as they look to revamp their backlines. Arsenal have struggled to keep clean sheets all season, while Tottenham may have to replace Toby Alderweireld who has a release clause in his current…

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Player Ratings: Arsenal 4-2 Spurs – Football Article

Arsenal came from behind in the second half to pull off a stunning and memorable 4-2 victory in the North London derby at the Emirates this afternoon. Unai Emery’s side had taken the lead from the penalty spot after 10 minutes following Jan Vertonghen’s handball. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s goal was deserved in an opening 20-minute spell that Arsenal dominated and took to their rivals. However, Tottenham turned the game around on the half hour mark. First, Eric Dier headed home at…

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Over Under | Arseblog … an Arsenal blog – Football Article

Last week Arsenal completed the loan signing of Denis Suarez from Barcelona and if I could summarise the reaction, I would use the word ‘whelmed.’ Through the scientific measure of gut feeling, I have observed a general cooling in temperature between football fans and the transfer window, which once seemed to be more significant than the football itself. The studied reaction to the Suarez signing was interesting, to me at least, because it felt very contemporary. The player’s profile is…

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More On The Current State Of The Big Six In The Premier League Title Race – Football Article

Is the race for the Premier League title just between two horses? Are Tottenham good enough or consistent enough to be considered contenders? What about Chelsea, United and the other London failures Arsenal? Here we take a look at the current top three with more to follow another time.    Liverpool Having managed to achieve the lofty status, (somehow), of league leaders, Klopp’s merry men need to guard against complacency. Why, you may wonder, would they get complacent at this…

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Why Arsenal’s 2001/02 vintage are perhaps the greatest in the club’s history – Football Article

Sunday 27 April 2003: Manchester United are leading Tottenham 2-0 at White Hart Lane. Knowing a win will put their side five points clear at the top of the table, the jubilant away support chant “we want our trophy back” throughout the latter stages of the second half. It’s almost a year to the day since the Premier League title – United’s for all but three seasons of the first decade of its existence – was surrendered to Arsenal at…

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Man City: Sergio Aguero Nets 10th Premier League Hat-Trick As Citizens Cruise To Victory Over Arsenal (Photos & Video) – Football Article

Embed from Getty Images Manchester City moved to within two points of league leaders Liverpool after a convincing 3-1 win over Arsenal at the Etihad on Sunday. Sergio Aguero was the star of the show for the hosts, with the striker bagging his 14th hat-trick for the club. Shorn of Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding and Sokratis, Arsenal’s defence was always going to struggle against the potent Citizens, with Stephan Lichtsteiner once again looking way off the pace. Embed from Getty…

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See Why Unai Emery must start Mesut Ozil against Manchester City – Football Weeks – Football Article

Arsenal travel to the Etihad Stadium where they will battle Manchester City in a must-win affair. The Gunners currently occupy the fourth position in the Premier League table with 47 points, same points with Chelsea but they have a superior goal difference. They can’t afford to drop any point against the Citizens on Sunday if they must remain in contention for a top-four finish. Considering the importance of Sunday’s game, Unai Emery has no option but to give Mesut Ozil…

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Is Pochettino Really Still In The Frame For The United Job? – Football Article

One gets the distinct impression that some Tottenham Hotspur fans would not be too disappointed if Mauricio Pochettino left for Manchester United in the Summer. One also gets the distinct impression that, if Spurs could get Ole Gunnar Solskjær to make the reverse trip, these same fans would be very pleased indeed. The Argentinean has very recently fallen foul of a few of the faithful by stating that trophies are not important, that they are just “ego-boosters” and don’t necessarily…

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Man City vs Arsenal: ‘Elegant Mesut Ozil is a huge talent’ – Ilkay Gundogan defends misunderstood Gunners star and compares him to Kevin De Bruyne – Football Article

The Manchester City midfielder played alongside Ozil with Germany and believes criticisms of his attitude are wide of the mark Mesut Ozil may be enduring a tough time at Arsenal, but Manchester City rival Ilkay Gundogan considers his fellow German to be “elegant” and a “huge talent” who is misunderstood by many. Questions continue to be asked of a World Cup winner at Emirates Stadium amid a testing campaign which has seen him fall out of favour under Unai Emery.…

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Manchester City V Arsenal – Match Preview, Predicted XI And Betting Odds – Football Article

Manchester City may have had a setback against Newcastle but Liverpool’s draw against Leicester on Wednesday night would have given them a much-needed boost. With just a five-point gap heading into the home game against Arsenal, Pep Guardiola’s side will be more confident of overhauling the Reds and getting the three points on Sunday. City are sweating over the fitness of number one Ederson ahead of the match. The Brazilian suffered a gashed leg prior to Matt Ritchie scoring the…

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Ian Wright says Denis Suarez can help Arsenal become more creative, predicts City game – Football Article

Arsenal travel to face Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, and the outcome of the game will have a huge say on the fates of both teams. The hosts are looking to close the gap between them and league leaders Liverpool, while the visitors desire to finish in top-four after moving to fourth position during the midweek. Arsenal secured the loan signing of Denis Suarez from Barcelona on transfer deadline day and manager Unai Emery could immediately throw…

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Arsenal keen on Kevin Malcuit as Hector Bellerin replacement | Football Action – Football Article

Arsenal are weighing up a January move for Napoli defender Kevin Malcuit as cover for Hector Bellerin, France Football reports. Bellerin will miss the rest of this season after being sidelined for nine months with an ACL injury. The 23-year-old Spaniard is the latest setback for the Gunners this term, and manager Unai Emery is reportedly keen to strengthen his options at the back. The report claims that the north Londoners have identified Malcuit as an ideal replacement, although acquiring…

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Gossip Columned – Episode 21 – Football Article

Have you heard today’s gossip The days of January are coming to an end, but there is still time for transfer deals to get over the line and with that in mind here is what is making the back pages this morning: Arsenal want to sign Chelsea and former England centre-half Gary Cahill, 33, to help ease their defensive injury problems. (Mirror) Everton’s 29-year-old midfielder Idrissa Gueye, who was the subject of a failed £21.5m bid from Paris St-Germain, wants…

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Arsenal keen on signing Villarreal midfielder Pablo Fornals – Football Article

Arsenal have reportedly identified Villarreal midfielder Pablo Fornals as a potential signing, according to Spanish outlet Sport. Premier League duo Arsenal and West Ham United are keeping tabs on the 22-year-old attacker, who has scored two goals and made two assists in six Europa League appearances. The report adds, Fornals is “on the agenda” of both English clubs ahead of Thursday’s transfer deadline. It is also suggested in the same report that the Spaniard is thought to have a buyout…

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Completed Premier League 2018-19 summer transfers, January deals & expiring contracts – Football Article

With the January transfer window open, Goal brings you all the latest confirmed deals involving the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool The 2018-19 Premier League season is at the half-way point and, with the January transfer window open, there is sure to be a flurry of transfer activity as clubs attempt to strengthen their squads. Some of the richest clubs on the planet are involved in the English top tier and the rumour mill is in full flow, with…

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What are they smoking at the Emirates? Arsenal sign Suarez – Football Article

Date published: Wednesday 30th January 2019 5:09 Arsenal have finally signed a player called Suarez from Barcelona. Barca announced on Wednesday that Denis Suarez had signed a new deal at the Nou Camp until 2021 before joining Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season. There is no obligation to buy as part of the deal, which was previously thought to be a sticking point in negotiations as Barca wanted to protect the value of their asset, while Arsenal…

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€5m loan bid for Ivan Perisic rejected – Football Weeks – Football Article

Inter winger Ivan Perisic was dropped from the squad that faced Torino on Sunday, amid reports linking the Croatian star to Arsenal. But despite this, the Gunners and Inter are still far from agreeing a deal for Russian 2018 World Cup finalist. Arsenal in the market for an attacker during the transfer window, and they have reportedly turned their attention to the Inter star, who was once a subject of interest from Manchester United on several occasions in recent years.…

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Arsenal launch £14m bid for Keylor Navas | Football Action – Football Article

Arsenal have reportedly tabled a £14m bid for Real Madrid out-of-favour goalkeeper Keylor Navas, according to Spanish outlet Sport. The 32-year-old goalkeeper hinted on social media that he may be on his way out of the Spanish capital this month. The Costa Rican international appeared to say goodbye to the club’s supporters in an Instagram post, fueling speculation that a move away could be on the cards. The report suggests that Arsenal could be Navas’s next destination, as the Gunners…

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Arsenal And FC Barcelona Agree Deal For Denis Suarez – Football Article

Reports in Spain and England suggest that Arsenal and FC Barcelona have agreed on a deal which will take Denis Suarez to the Emirates on a season-long loan (via Arsenal.com). It’s a transfer story which has been rumbling on for weeks but it appears as if there has been a breakthrough in Arsenal’s pursuit of Denis Suarez. The FC Barcelona man is reportedly set to join the Gunners on a season-long loan deal with an option for…

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Solskjær Is Proof That Woodward Should Stick To The Homemade Recipe And Pochettino Is Failing The Audition Anyway – Football Article

Ed Woodward likes a superstar. He likes to associate with them and he likes, whenever possible, to buy one for the club. He is typical of one suffering from “little man” syndrome. He has power at Old Trafford, of that there is no doubt, but he wields it as many little men have done over the course of history, just without the violence. He tends to be dictatorial as was shown by his immediate rush to recruit firstly Louis van…

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Arsenal linked with versatile Napoli defender – Football Article

Arsenal have reportedly been offered the chance to sign Napoli full-back Kevin Malcuit, according to The Daily Mail. The Gunners have endured a difficult season defensively, and a long-term layoff for Hector Belerin has left The north London club in need of reinforcements. Malcuit has versatility bring able to operate in a number of roles. The Frenchman joined Napoli from Ligue 1 club Lille last summer in a £10m deal plus add-ons. The 27-year-old has found a regular first-team place…

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Report – Arsenal interested in Malcom from Barcelona – Football Article

Arsenal have reportedly “explored” the possibility of signing sign Malcom from Barcelona on loan this month, according to The Sun. The Gunners are hoping to complete a loan move to sign the Brazil international before Thursday’s transfer deadline. The north Londoners have asked Barca to let them sign the 21-year-old playmaker on loan during their recent discussions about the possibility of securing Denis Suarez. Malcom has barely featured for the Catalan giants so far this term and has only scored…

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Alexis Sanchez took a big step forward with Arsenal display – Football Article

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised Alexis Sanchez after his performance vs Arsenal, claiming it was a big step forward for him. The Chilean hasn’t managed to hit the heights of his ability at Old Trafford but is keen to impress his new manager. Many players have experienced revivals with Solskjaer at the helm and fans are excited to see if the same can happen to Sanchez. The winger had a huge test facing his old…

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How Will The 2018/19 EPL Season Go – Football Article

The World Cup is done and dusted, it’s time for the return of the most popular league in the world! The EPL kicks off in a few days and we have our 2018/19 season preview for the top English league. Four of our sagacious experts present you with their views on how it’ll all go down, take their words as gospel! 1. Who will be the top scorer/golden boot winner? Andrew McCole, Gabriel Jesus: The top scorer in the Premier…

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