Ahead of tomorrow's big clash at the Emirates, the Man Utd coach Alex Ferguson has tried to play
down the attack of Arsene Wenger on Darren Fletcher after their last meeting. The Arsenal manager
criticised the referee for not penalising Fletcher when he continually fouled his players. But
Ferguson doesn't think that Wenger really meant what [.
Even with the big game against Man utd coming up tomorrow, the papers are still full of Arsenal
transfer news. Almost everyone has reported that Jack Wilshere has chosen Bolton as his destination
for the rest of the season so there is no point going into that here. Except to say Good Luck Jack!
A few [.
The first football match ever to be broadcast in 3D will be the Arsenal v Man Utd game at the
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The Derby manager Nigel Clough is desperately looking for some new faces to try and improve his
team's form in the second half of the season, and the young Arsenal striker Gilles Sunu is high on
his list. "We are trying, we are making calls about loans to bolster the squad â€“ not necessarily
just for [.
Sol Campbell made his second Arsenal debut in last weekends defeat at Stoke, and was thrown on
again last night when Thomas Vermaelen was taken off with a suspected broken leg. Now Campbell
thinks he is ready for the big game this Sunday, when Arsenal face Man Utd in the crucial title
clash. "I wouldn't be [.
After the massive disappointment of losing out on Chris Smalling, when Man Utd trumped Arsenal's
offer for the youngster, Arsene Wenger must be feeling hard done by today. Smalling was due at Old
Trafford for his medical this morning, and if all went okay he is probably signing a contract at
Old Trafford as we [.
Arsene Wenger has re-iterated yet again that he will not be buying a striker, and he is cheered by
the return of Samir Nasri and Nicklas Bendtner to the Arsenal squad for tonights game against Aston
Villa, although he admits that they are not yet fit enough to start the match. He says there is no
The Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has announced that the talented Englishman Jack Wilshere will be
going out on loan in the next few days, and thinks that Burnley is a "good opportunity" for the 18
year-old. "We have interest from Premier League teams," said Wenger. "It will be decided today or
Arsene Wenger believes that the top three of Arsenal, Chelsea and Man Utd are far superior to the
rest of the Pemiership, but believes that the goal difference between the three of them could be
decisive when it gets to the end of the season. "It could be that tight," said Wenger. "Let's go
well through the [.
Arsene Wenger has responded to claims that he fielded a weakened team against Stoke because he
didn't care if they got knocked out or not. But the Arsenal manager is adamant that he still
expected to win the game, but Stoke got the luck of the breakaway goal. "I didn't want to go out on
The biggest Arsenal transfer rumour this morning comes from the Daily Star, who reckon that the
Gunners are still trying to persuade AC Milan to allow Klaas-Jan Huntelaar to come to the Emirates
for the rest of the season, as he is struggling to get a game at the San Siro. They think that
Arsenal's biggest [.
Sol Campbell made his Arsenal debut for the second time yesterday, and is happy to be playing
again, but not so happy that the team has been knocked out of the Cup! "We just have to dust
ourselves off and realise how precious these cup competitions and the league points are" Campbell
said. "They are special.
The young Italian goalkeeper Vito Mannone has committed his long term future to Arsenal today. A
report released on the official Arsenal website said: "Young Italian goalkeeper Vito Mannone has
signed a new long-term contract. "The 21-year-old has already impressed for the first-team this
season, making eight appearances five in the Premier League and three in [.
Arsene Wenger feels that he was right to rest Thomas Vermaelen, Gael Clichy and Bacary Sagna
(amongst others!) for the FA Cup defeat at Stoke City today, and regards the next four league games
as much more important, starting with the match against Aston Villa on Wednesday. He had previously
said that the FA Cup [.
The Stoke City manager Tony Pulis was extremely happy to see his team knock the League leaders
Arsenal out of the FA Cup, and praised the Stoke team's "spirit and togetherness" which saw them
overcome a slightly weakened Gunners side. "The spirit was absolutely fantastic once again," he
said. "In the time that I have been [.
The most interesting bit of Arsenal transfer news to come out of today's papers is the report in
the Sunday People that the Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez has been in talks with Arsene Wenger
for the last few days about a possible switch for Ryan Babel. They say that Babel has turned down
offers from both [.
It seems that the massive argument between Owen Coyle and Arsene Wenger at the end of last weeks
match between Arsenal and Bolton has probably put paid to Coyle's chances of getting the talented
youngster Jack Wilshere on loan for the rest of the season. The tackle from William Gallas that
floored Mark Davies and then [.
The Switzerland defender Phillipe Senderos seems to have sealed his move to Everton as I foretold
in last nights Senderos post, and it was confirmed today on the Everton website. Their statement
said: "Everton and Arsenal have agreed a deal to bring Swiss international defender Philippe
Senderos to Goodison Park," "The formalities of the transfer will [.
According to a report this morning from the Liverpool Echo, the Arsenal defender Phillipe Senderos
is close to securing his desired move away from the Emirates. They report that talks are at an
advanced stage and the Switzerland internatonal will become David Moyes second signing of this
transfer window after the Ameican striker Landon Donovan [.
Arsene Wenger thinks that the media has overplayed the furore over William Gallas' challenge on
Mark Davies, and thinks that they seem to be ignoring the fact that Arsenal should have had a
couple of penalties for fouls against Cesc Fabregas, despite them being obvious in the replays of
Arsene Wenger has been trying to renew the contracts of just about every single Arsenal player this
season, and he has broken a couple of his own rules. He has previously said that he wouldn't
re-sign any of his old players, but lo-and-behold suddenly Sol Campbell has been welcomed back to
the fold at 35 [.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he is loathe to buy another striker because it will mean that the
balance of the squad would be affected, and Arsenal are scoring lots of goals anyway! "Everybody
tells me to buy strikers even though we score goal after goal. Sometimes in football you get
It seems to be a bi-weekly occurence this season that there is a report about Arsenal losing one or
two players to injury, either on the training ground or after a game, and this week seems to be no
different. The much-improved Abou Diaby is the main loss for the Cup game against Stoke City this
The transfer gossip regarding Arsenal doesn't seem to be letting up, despite Arsene Wenger
admitting that he hardly has time to consider new arrivals with the amount of games coming in thick
and fast, but that hasn't stopped the speculation in the papers. The big story yesterday was that
Arsenal had made a Â£7m bid for [.
The young Arsenal defender was hopeful of getting a long run in the team when Gael Clichy got
injured, but he was immediately struck down with a broken metatarsal in the Champions League game
against Standard Liege. It was first thought that he would miss a couple of months, which would
still have given him time [.
The Phillipe Senderos saga continues to fascinate the papers on the day that Arsenal go top of the
League. Arsene Wenger admitted yesterday that Celtic was a possible destination for the Switzerland
defender, but the player himself decided to hold out for a better offer from a bigger team (Bigger
Arsene Wenger was extremely pleased with his teams performance in coming back from two goals down
to beat Bolton tonight, but he doesn't think that being top now will mean anything with so many
games still to play. The next four fixtures will pit Arsenal against Aston Villa, Man Utd,
Liverpool and Chelsea, and he appreciates [.
Arsenal were 2-1 down to Bolton and on the defence when William Gallas scythed through Mark Davies
and left him for dead on the floor, but the referee, Alan Wiley, waved play on and Cesc Fabregas
finished off the counter attack by scoring the equaliser. Owen Coyle was absolutely furious that
neither the referee or [.
Arsene Wenger thinks that strikers are not just there to score goals, but to make chances for
midfielders! He was asked if he believed that the out-and-out striker could be a thing of the past?
He replied: "It is a possible idea," "But it depends on the personality and the quality of your
There has been an interesting day regarding Arsenal transfer news, but to be honest, none of it
sounds promising. The news that Sergio Canales father (and agent) met with Arsenal representatives
is just about the only hope I have that there could be a good signing to come in the next couple of
Both Steve McClarens FC Twente and the Scottish giants Celtic are believed to have made overtures
to Arsenal in an attempt to take Jack Wilshere on loan until the end of the season, but Arsene
Wenger has ruled out any move away from the Premiership so that he can keep a close watch on his
It has been revealed today in the Bolivian press that the new Arsenal signing Samuel Galindo is
under investigation by the Bolivian authorities. A copy of his old passport has revealed a massive
difference in hisÂ professed age of 17, and the official document which indicates that he is
really 21! The investigation centres around the [.
The Arsenal transfer gossip is gathering pace as it has just been revealed that the North London
club have been in serious discussions with Sergio Canales agent (and father) regarding a possible
move to the Emirates. The Mail reports that Gelo Canales was in London yesterday (Monday) to meet
representatives of Arsenal with the express desire [.
The Arsenal defender Phillipe Senderos has admitted that he is flattered by Celtic's offer to take
him to Scotland on loan until the end of the season, but he has other possibilities that he would
like to explore before agreeing to a move to Glasgow. "At this moment, I am still an Arsenal
player, so they [.
With Arsene Wenger revealing that injuries are taking their toll on his team, the papers are full
of Arsenal transfer news this morning. I have already covered the Phillipe Senderos to Celtic story
earlier, but there is another couple of bits of gossip around. The newest name to be bandied around
is the young Fulham defender [.
The Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger praised the contribution of his captain Cesc Fabregas in the 2-0 win
over Bolton yesterday,Â as he returned to the side after missing three games through injury, and
said that he couldn't explain how important Fabregas is to his team. "If you watch the game today
it is difficult to say how [.
After all the rumours surrounding the Arsenal defender Phillipe Senderos linking him with Everton
and Real Zaragoza amongst a host of other clubs, it now seems that the Scottish giants Celtic are
set to pip their great rivals Rangers to the Switzerland international's signature. According to
today's Scottish Sun, the Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell spent [.
As usual the Sunday papers haven't let us down in the Arsenal transfer gossip stakes, and we even
have a couple of new names to take to the table. The 20 year-old LyonÂ midfielder Maxime Gonalons
is considered to be one of Frances most promising youngsters, and fits the mould of a possible
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he is becoming increasingly unhappy with the striking situation at
Arsenal, with Nicklas Bendtner and Theo Walcott taking longer to recover from their injuries than
they first thought, and has bemoaned the fact that he can't find anyone good enough on the transfer
market to fill the void.
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Arsene Wenger has given effusive praise to the Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas as he is set to return
to the team this weekend. He says that he can now score more goals as he isn't trying to blast it
into the net any more. "He wasn't worked on his finishing especially," Wenger said. "I believe it's
Arsene Wenger yesterday confirmed the arrival of the young Bolivian wonderkid from Real America,
and he admitted that he would be sending him out on loan immediately after his arrival. It is
expected that Arsenal will have difficulty in securing a work permit straight away for Galindo to
play in England, but Wenger has been working [.
Arsene Wenger is extremely happy that his captain Cesc Fabregas is ready to return to the Arsenal
team to face Bolton tomorrow, and the French manager has also said that Gael Clichy will be
rejoining the team. "Cesc is back in the squad for Sunday and Gael is back as well. He will be
minimum on [...]
Arsene Wenger is very happy that Sol Campbell gives him another option in the Arsenal defence, and
he doesn't think that it is an impossibilty for the 35 year-old to regain his place in Fabio
Capello's England team in time for the World Cup next summer. "It (England) is not the immediate
target but you should [.
The Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted that the Switzerland defender Phillipe Senderos will
probably leave this month, but he didn't do much to help him find a new club when he said that "his
aim is not to play football"! Everyone was under the impression that Wenger had a problem with
Senderos because he never [.
The Arsenal transfer news today is a little thin on the ground, but there is one definite out-going
young Gunner. Mark Randall has been confirmed as moving to the MK Dons on loan until the end of the
season. The official Arsenal site annnounced: Young midfielder Mark Randall has joined League One
side Milton Keynes Dons [.
The new Wenger signing Sol Campbell is over the moon that Arsene Wenger has given him another
chance to shine at Arsenal, and believes that he can still play at the top for another three years.
"If I keep training like this then I can play for two or three years of real good quality," he
There is not quite so much Arsenal transfer news in the papers today after the flurry of activity
recently (Two signings! Wow!) but there is news about another possible wonderkid on the horizon,
Having bought the Bolivian lad Samuel Galindo, it seems that Arsenal will now have to park him
somewhere while they work on getting [.
The ex-England manager Steve McClaren believes that he is close to coming to an arrangement with
Arsene Wenger to take the young Arsenal star Jack Wilshere to Holland on loan. His club, FC Twente,
are currently at the top of the Dutch Eredivisie and it would be great for Wilshere to be playing
for real honours [.
Ther is lots of Arsenal transfer news about today, and the one that has shocked Arsenal fans the
most (from looking at the blogs) is the news that Sol Cambell has been signed on a temporary
contract until the end of the season. I have seen various figures relating to his paypacket, but it
It is being reported this morning that Arsenal have signed the Bolivian youngster Samuel Galindo,
who originally flew to England to have a trial with Everton! The 17 year-old is reported to be
extremely talented, and has already captained his country's U21 side. It was reported in the Mirror
that he had joined the Everton team for [.
The news this evening that Sol Campbell is getting a run-out with the Arsenal reserves can only
mean one thing; Phillipe Senderos is on his way out. The official Arsenal website revealed today
that the club are in talks with Campbell regarding a senior contract. Thet announced: Tonight's
Reserve team to face West Ham United at [.
Arsene Wenger has yet again assured that Arsenal fans that he is looking for players in every
position (yeah right!) and compares the transfer market to a fishing trip, but it looks like his
only signing will be a very old fish in Sol Campbell! "We are open to new players coming in, and in
Can you believe the audacity of Harry Redknapp? According to reports from Italy this morning, the
Tottenham manager has sent representatives to Italy to negotiate for the purchase of the ex-Arsenal
star Mathieu Flamini. After arriving at AC Milan on a free transfer in 2008, Flamini has not been
able to make the breakthrough into [.
The Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has eighteen months left on his contract at the Emirates, and he
has admitted for the first time that he is considering his options, but his main aim is to find a
suitable replacement for when he leaves. Having recently turned sixty he knows that he can't go on
for ever, [.
Arsene Wenger saw the Arsenal midfielder Denilson fall down clutching his side close to the end of
the game against Everton on Saturday, and rather than worrying about whether he had suffered a
broken rib, he was annoyed that the Brazilian didn't grab the ball on his way down and give away a
The young Arsenal midfielder Fran Merida has been linked with Atletico Madrid ever since he first
refused the five-year contract offered by Arsene Wenger three months ago, and the rumours were
confirmed by the Spanish press the day before yesterday, but the player himself continues to deny
that there is any truth in the rumours.
The Lille midfielder Eden Hazard has been linked with Arsenal for (what seems like) ages now, and
there are quotes going around that he has admitted that he has "a dream" to play for either Arsenal
or Real Madrid. Here is the quote: "Real Madrid and Arsenal are the clubs I dreamed of joining as a
Owen Coyle's old club Burnley have made no secret of the fact that they are trying to presuade
Arsene Wenger to let the Arsenal youngster Jack Wilshere move to Turf Moor on loan this month, but
now it has been revealed that Coyle is now trying to hijack the move with his new club Bolton.
The veteran Everton striker Louis Saha has found a new lease of life since joining David Moyes at
Goodison Park, but his contract is nearing its close, and the Frenchman is now free to talk to
other clubs about a contract for next season. According to the Express, there are numerous rumours
being repeated on Merseyside [.
The Lazio striker Mauro Zarate, who has been strongly linked with Arsenal this week, has made
public the fact that he has no intention of working with the Lazio coach Davide Ballardini if he is
to stay at the Italian giants. Last week Ballardini publicly lambasted Zarate even though his team
beat Livorno 4-1.
The Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp has come out and said that there was absolutely no chance of
Arsene Wenger competing with Man City for the signature of another Arsenal old-boy, Patrick Vieira.
He gives us an insight into the way Wenger analyses the stats of every single game, checking the
speed, length and regularity of each [.
The Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is yet again pulling back from seeing the need to buy another
striker this month. The results of the scan on Nicklas Bendtner suggest he could return to the
squad in a week or two, so therefore there is no pressing need to add to the Arsenal strike force
The normally tight-lipped Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has yet again been giving his opinions of
the latest Arsenal rumours, and he has destroyed my two favourite rumours, namely Carlton Cole and
Victor Moses. Carlton Cole is a top class Englishman that could play in the Champions League, and
the young Palace striker Victor Moses has the [.
Arsene Wenger has continued his cat-and-mouse game with the media again this evening when he was
continually pressed to answer the question; "Are you going to make a big-name signing this month?"
The Arsenal manager decided to give an enigmatic answer again, which seemed to indicate that he
would prefer to create a "big-name", than go [.
As the transfer window progresses, the Arsenal transfer gossip in the papers is becoming more and
more outlandish! Absolutely every single paper is spouting the rumour that Arsenal are considering
a swap with Real Madrid involving Cesc Fabregas and Gonzalo Higuain. Admittedly the Argentinian
striker is a class act, but how many denials is it [.
Arsenal's injury list is still a mile long, but Arsene Wenger is cheered by the news that Thomas
Rosicky has been passed "completely fit" after a scan, and will be able to rejoin the squad to face
Everton. He says that captain Cesc Fabregas and Gael Clichy are not too far from fitness, but he
There has been a lot of Arsenal transfer gossip in the last couple of weeks, but the Argentina
striker Mauro Zarate has never been mentioned in any of them. Zarate was on loan at Birmingham a
couple of seasons ago, but they couldn't afford the full transfer fee and he was snapped up by
Lazio. After [.
The Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira has played his last game for Inter Milan, and is nearly certain
to be rejoining his old boss Roberto Mancini at Manchester City. Jose Mourinho saw Vieira play the
whole 90 minutes against Chievo before the Portugese manager gave Vieira a special mention in his
Arsene Wenger believes that this years Premiership will be the closest ever, and thinks that if
Arsenal can score the same amount of points in the second half of the season as they did in the
first, they will still be very very close to the top. Man Utd won the title two years ago with
Arsene Wenger has admitted that Arsenal are going to definitely need a striker IF Nicklas Bendtner
is going to be ruled out for another couple of months, which seems a strange thing to say when the
player himself has said that he expects to be able to play against Bolton in two weeks time! "If
As I said in my earlier post, it would seem to me that Arsene Wenger is looking increasingly
unlikely to buy any more reinforcements for Arsenal this month, but there is still some transfer
gossip from other quarters, mostly concerning the West Ham striker Carlton Cole. This rumour
apparently originated in the Sun, who say that [.
Arsene Wenger doesn't seem very confident about buying anyone at the moment, despite believing that
it is important to get in early during the transfer window. From his nonchalant tone of voice it
would seem that Arsenal are not really tracking anyone! "Ideally because of the number of games you
have in January, you want to [.
Arsene Wenger believes that the Croatian striker Eduardo will end up as an integral part of the
Arsenal team again this season, and thinks that he is returning to his previous form. "He has done
much more than I expected from him at the start of the season," said Wenger. "If we keep him injury
There is not much good news in the papers this morning regarding Arsenal players and targets, and
the first story has only confirmed my worst fears. While Arsene Wenger has been getting all the
youngsters in his squad to sign extended contracts this season, the talented Spanish midfielder
Fran Merida has resisted all the offers put [.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger may be getting a late Christmas present as the news has broken that the
Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner is close to returning to the training ground. It was originally
believed he would be back around now, but Wenger had inferred that Bendtner's comeback was being
delayed, but the player himself now believes [.
The Arsenal defensive midfielder Alexandre Song has now left for the African Nations Cup, and
Arsene Wenger has indicated that he will have to make some adjustments for the team to cope in his
absence. "We will miss him because he's an important player. In the system we play he plays in
front of the defence [.
Despite rumours that West Ham are ready to rival Burnley to get the Arsenal youngster Jack Wilshere
on loan for the rest of the season, Owen Coyle's assistant at Turf Moor, Sandy Stewart, still
believes that Wilshere will fit in perfectly in Burnley's style of play. "Jack Wilshere is a player
we have earmarked as one [.
The latest Arsenal transfer rumour says that both Arsenal and Man Utd have made enquiries about the
Porto striker known as the Hulk (real name Givanildo Vieira de Souza). It seems that his agent,
Teodoro Fonseca, has dropped a hint when he said: "The big clubs in England have been in contact.
They have asked [.
After the FA Cup win over West Ham, the Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger defended his need to give
some first team players a rest, but he also admitted that there were even more injuries to take
into consideration. He was asked if he may have to carry on playing his reserves in the following
rounds of [.
Arsene Wenger has already announced that he will be resting some of his star players for todays FA
Cup match against West Ham, but insists that he is still playing to win the game, as well as the
whole competition. "I believe the fans trust me to put out a very competitive side and they know
The Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is still trying to persue the legal possibilities of getting
compensation from the Dutch FA after his main striker Robin Van Persie suffered a devastating ankle
injury while playing in a friendly match against Italy. But the Frenchman admitted that they were
far from presenting a case as yet, saying that [.
The transfer window is upon us again, but all the Arsenal transfer news in the papers seem to be
concentrating on which players are NOT coming to the Emirates! I personally thought that
Andre-Pierre Gignac was the most likely striker to be moving to Arsenal, but the Mail is telling me
that Arsene Wenger doesn't think [.
The massive social networking site Twitter has decided to ban 370 common passwords to deter
hackers, and "Arsenal" and "Chelsea" are top of the list! Universal Broadcasting News has just
released this article, which said: Thinking to sign up for Twitter? Well, go ahead but be careful
while choosing your passwords.
The FA Cup third round match between West Ham and Arsenal is going to illustrate yet again that the
venerated cup competition is now not a priority for some of the biggest clubs in England any more.
Arsene Wenger has his challenge for the Premier League title back on course, and is not prepared to
The Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has alredy stated that he is definitely in the market for a striker
this month, but his long-time target Marouane Chamakh is definitely not an imminent arrival.
According to today's Arsenal transfer news in the Mirror, the Morrocan striker may not come this
month but is still a certainty to [.
The Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he will definitely be buying a striker during
the transfer window, and has revealed that Nicklas Bendtner will not be returning to the side in
January, as was previously expected. "Robin Van Persie and Bendtner contributed to many of the 51
goals we scored," Wenger said.
The Nigerian man that attempted to bomb the American plane on Christmas Day lived in London, and
studied at the University College. In an article this evening from the Middle Eastern Financial
Times, it was also revealed that he was an Arsenal fan! The article said: Mr Abdulmutallab,
described as competent in Arabic, had left Yemen [.
If I hadn't read it in the Guardian I would have just laughed, but they have made a serious
accusation against Arsene Wenger. They reckon that the Arsenal manager said after his team's win at
Portsmouth on Wednesday that Chelsea and and Carlo Ancelotti "will drop points and steadily implode
over the remainder of the season [.
With the glut of injuries at the Emirates this season, Aaron Ramsey has been given his big chance
to prove that he could fit easily into the Arsenal first team, and he has capped a run of eight
straight games with a brilliant goal against Portsmouth last week. Manager Arsene Wenger believes
that the young Welshman [.