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Arsenal want €80m hitman, Wenger prepared to wait till January

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Arsenal want €80m hitman, Wenger prepared to wait till January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Fichajes, Arsenal are interested in signing Napoli striker, Gonzalo Higuain.

Arsenal are keen to sign Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain

Former Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain has been linked with a move away from Naples this summer.

Arsenal boss defends Coquelin! Arrogance or Belief?

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One of the major criticism leveled at Arsenal and Arsene Wenger´s transfer policy on Monday night by Gary Neville was the same issue that a vast majority of us fans have been left frustrated by for many years, namely the Defensive Midfield debate. Neville really laid into Wenger over what he called the naive or [.

Wenger hits out at Man United legend over Transfer criticism

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Wenger hits out at Man United legend over Transfer criticism - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsene Wenger was criticised by the former Manchester United legend, Gary Neville, over the lack of 'powerful signings' in the last few years, earlier this week.

During this week's Monday night football with Sky, Neville claimed that Arsenal are in desperate need of a powerful presence in the middle of the park if they are to replicate their past success.

5 Major Talking Points Ahead Of Premier League Gameweek 4

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5 Major Talking Points Ahead Of Premier League Gameweek 4 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The weekend kicks off another gameweek of the 2015/16 Premier League season, and another chance for leaders Manchester City to consolidate their position at the top of the league table. The Sky Blues seem to be on the fast lane on their bike in their charge to the title come May 2016, being the only team with a 100 percent record intact in the fledgling campaign.

Are Arsenal’s fullbacks good enough?

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The general perceived feeling on the forum is that we are doing fine on the full-back position as we have four reliable full-backs at our disposal:-Debuchy, Bellerin, Monreal and Gibbs.

I tend to agree that are "good full backs" but I am not convinced that they can take our club to the next level as they still suffer from defensive lapses, do not create enough assists or goals and worse, do not bring enough width to our game at times when we are stuck with fruitless possession in the opponent's half.

Premier League Referee Michael Oliver Plucked From Crowd To Run The Line After Injury Strikes During Women’s Super League Game

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It was supposed to be his night off, but Premier League referee Michael Oliver found himself plucked from the crowd and forced to work overtime during last night's Women's Super League game between Arsenal and Reading.

As the game neared half-time, one of the lineswomen on duty at Meadow Park pulled up injured and was unable to continue.

What Arsenal must do to over Newcastle and get their title bid back on track

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What Arsenal must do to over Newcastle and get their title bid back on track - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal dropped further points on Monday night as they were held 0-0 by Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsène Wenger's side start the weekend five points behind early pace setters Manchester City, having scored only two goals in their opening three matches.

What Newcastle need to do expose Arsenal’s weaknesses on Saturday

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What Newcastle need to do expose Arsenal's weaknesses on Saturday - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Newcastle United kick off the Premier League weekend for the second time in a row as they host Arsenal in Saturday's lunchtime game.

Steve McClaren's side were impressive after the opening 20 minutes in holding Manchester United to a 0-0 draw at the same time last weekend.

Arsenal Transfer may help Manchester United to sign €85m midfield targets

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Arsenal Transfer may help Manchester United to sign €85m midfield targets - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Lazio suffered a huge blow on Wednesday night after the Serie A giants were knocked out of the Champions League by Bayer Leverkusen.

It has left the Serie A club in a bit of turmoil at the moment.

Newcastle United vs Arsenal Preview, Possible Lineups & Key Stats

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Newcastle United vs Arsenal Preview, Possible Lineups & Key Stats - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Newcastle United kick off the weekend's Premier League action for a second consecutive week and would probably take the same result as last weekend if they had the chance. Steve McClaren's side took a well-earned 0-0 draw away from Old Trafford with them.

Arsenal´s season could be over by Saturday

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Arsenal close to blowing it already!!! by DN When I say that the season could be over for Arsenal as early as Saturday I mean, of course, our hopes of winning the Premier League again, the trophy that we last lifted after going a whole season without losing a single league game in 2003-04. I [...]

Liverpool’s draw at Arsenal showed the benefits and perils of space over possession

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Monday saw Arsenal and Liverpool play out one of the better 0-0 draws in recent memory, with each side laying reasonable claim to dominating a half and finishing deserving winners. It could have finished 1-1, 3-3, or 4-2, to either side, and the fact that it ended goalless only added to the intrigue.

Liverpool’s draw at Arsenal showed the benefits and perils of space over possession

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Monday saw Arsenal and Liverpool play out one of the better 0-0 draws in recent memory, with each side laying reasonable claim to dominating a half and finishing deserving winners. It could have finished 1-1, 3-3, or 4-2, to either side, and the fact that it ended goalless only added to the intrigue.

Arsene Wenger provides important Arsenal Transfer Update

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Arsene Wenger provides important Arsenal Transfer Update - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has provided an important transfer update for the fans.

The Gunners boss claimed that the club are working hard to get deals done and is confident about incomings before the window closes.

Champions League draw 2015/16: Manchester United handed dream group

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Champions League draw 2015/16: Manchester United handed dream group - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The UEFA Champions League draw has been completed in Monaco this evening.

UEFA Champions League 2015/16 Group Stages

Premier League giants Manchester United and Chelsea will be happy with a relatively easy group.

Arsenal face defensive doubts again at Newcastle

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Arsenal could be without both Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny for their Premier League clash against Newcastle on Saturday.

The central defensive duo missed Arsenal's goalless draw against Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on Monday evening.

And manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that Mertesacker, battling a chest infection, and Koscielny, sidelined with a back injury, are both doubts for the lunchtime kick-off at St James' Park.

Arsenal face defensive doubts again at Newcastle

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Arsenal could be without both Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny for their Premier League clash against Newcastle on Saturday.

The central defensive duo missed Arsenal's goalless draw against Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on Monday evening.

And manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that Mertesacker, battling a chest infection, and Koscielny, sidelined with a back injury, are both doubts for the lunchtime kick-off at St James' Park.

Preview: Newcastle vs Arsenal

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Newcastle vs Arsenal preview Arsenal have to be at their best in attack to collect maximum points when they visit St James' Park for a league...

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Newcastle v Arsenal preview – Feeling confident….

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On the face of it you would put Arsenal´s trip to face Newcastle United in the early kick-off down as three points in the bank for the Gunners. Not only do we have a fantastic record against the Magpies in recent years, with seven wins and two draws from the last nine meetings, but Newcastle´s [...

Do Arsenal have the WORST fans in the League?

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Do Arsenal have the worst fans in the League? by JH Three games have been played so far this year, which means that 5 games ago we won the FA cup for a record 12th time. Now in our first three games this season we have been less than impressive. Leading to the majority on [...]

On This Day In 2011: Manchester United Humiliate Arsenal At Old Trafford With Astonishing 8-2 Thrashing

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The BBC, and who are we to disagree with such an august body, called it "total humiliation".

Arsenal were "outclassed," left "dispirited and broken" and manager Arsene Wenger faced the "defining days of his reign" after a victory which "underscored the gulf that has opened up between United and Arsenal".

Hey! At least Arsenal ARE planning transfers

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I know that Arsene Wenger´s comments about waiting to see if anything turns up in the transfer market over the next five days have really wound up some Arsenal fans, with the understandable reaction that the manager should be doing a lot more, but I think they are missing the point. Whereas before the Frenchman [.

Stop picking on Arsene Wenger!

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If he had a pound for every time he was criticized, Arsene Wenger would be richer than Manchester City! Pun aside, Wenger does evoke strong reaction from his naysayers every time he says or does something. The latest to join the bandwagon is the former Manchester United defender Gary Neville. The feisty defender fought many [.

Wenger reveals BRILLIANT Arsenal transfer policy…wait

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If any Arsenal fans out there are friends with, or know anyone who is friends with, or has the telephone number of, or knows someone who might bump into, players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Edinson Cavani, Paul Pogba and the like, have a word will you. Because it appears that Arsene Wenger is ready [.

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal expect ‘fierce’ battle with Spurs in League Cup

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The @Arsenal manager has given his reaction to drawing Tottenham in the Capital One Cup: http://t.co/HPCjhq1MFd pic.twitter.com/GTmqLjO4CF — Arsenal...

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Transfer Balls: Stones ‘Flees’ Everton To Chelsea, Sunderland Want Toivonen, Arsenal Wait For Higuain

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Transfer Balls reading the day's rumours so you don't have to...

The way to keep John Stonesfrom leaving Everton is for the club's fans to make him "flee" his Widnes home and hide out in a hotel. Well, so says the Sun and who in Liverpool can doubt the veracity of that paper's reporting on the Merseyside teams?

Arsenal have BIG problem with EPL and UCL fixtures

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Arsenal and luck! Would you Adam and Eve it? As if we had not already had enough bad luck this week, with a dodgy offside robbing us of a vital win over Liverpool, a terrible away draw with Tottenham for our first Capital One Cup tie and then getting one of the two teams we [...]

Champions League draw: Chelsea, Manchester United find fortune; Arsenal, City draw giants

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Fortunate draws left Chelsea and Manchester United as clearfavorites in their UEFA Champions League groups, while Manchester City and Arsenal were placedwith European powers during today's group stage draw in Monaco.

Manchester United, returning to the Champions Leagueafter a one-year absence, took advantage of UEFA's new format that seededthe winners of Europe's top eight leagues.

Champions League draw: Chelsea, Manchester United find fortune; Arsenal, City draw giants

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Fortunate draws left Chelsea and Manchester United as clearfavorites in their UEFA Champions League groups, while Manchester City and Arsenal were placedwith European powers during today's group stage draw in Monaco.

Manchester United, returning to the Champions Leagueafter a one-year absence, took advantage of UEFA's new format that seededthe winners of Europe's top eight leagues.

Champions League Draw: Chelsea Drawn With Porto, Man City Face Juventus, Arsenal Meet Bayern Munich (Again) And Man Utd Get Lucky With PSV

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After the usual eternal ball-jiggling and awkwardEuro-banter, the draw for the 2015/16 Champions League Group Stages finally got underway in Monaco this afternoon, with the Premier League's four entrants on the end of some interestingmatch-ups.

In Group G, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho faces his old side Porto, with whom he won the Champions League back in 2003/04.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is not happy with John Terry, says ex-Arsenal star

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Jose Mourinho is not happy with his Chelsea skipper John Terry with his recent substitution evidence of that, says former Arsenal star Martin Keown....

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Arsenal discover Champions League fate with slightly tricky draw

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The Champions League draw has finally been done, andare draw could turn out to be trickier than it looks. We have been drawn alongside Bayern Munich, which is obviously not the nicest team to come up against, but Olympiakos and Dinamo Zagreb are two of the teams you would be happy to see drawn in [.

Arsenal draw Bayern Munich, Olympiacos and Dinamo Zagreb in Champions League

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View image | gettyimages.com Arsenal have been drawn against Bayern Munich in this season's Champions League group stage. The Gunners have...

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Do Arsenal have enough strength in depth this season?

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Having a big squad is vital for any manager especially if you have ambitions on challenging for titles. And, when we say a big squad, we are not talking of players who just make up numbers. Having two or three individuals to fight for one starting spot is always a sign that the club [...]

What must Arsenal change? – If we don’t buy anyone

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‏What must Arsenal change, If we don't buy by JH Yet another typical Arsenal transfer window is approaching its end. Targets have come and gone, and we are yet to sign an outfield player. Fans and pundits alike have been screaming for a new DM and a starting CF, the latter being most important. The [.

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Wenger reveals bizarre medical issue at Arsenal

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Arsenal are no exception in modern football in the amount of people there are working behind the scenes. Almost every aspect of the game is analysed these days and with every effort taken to get the best possible results out of the individual players and the team as a whole. So there is a whole [...]

Should Arsenal worry about our defenders against Newcastle?

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Arsenal could be looking at another game without their first-choice centre-back partnership. Arsene Wenger has confirmed that his defenders Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny are major doubts for the visit to Newcastle United. The duo has long established itself at the centre of the defence for the Gunners.

Arsenal: Wenger Counters Gary Neville’s Criticism Of Francis Coquelin

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Arsenal manger Arsène Wenger has defendedFrancis Coquelin after Gary Neville criticised the player's 'lack or power' on Sky Sports. Neville voiced the opinion thatFrancis Coquelin and Santi Cazorla were not good enough to anchor the Arsenal midfield.

Wenger was on the front foot:

I think we have had that debate for a long time now – ‘Arsenal does not buy defensive players' – but Coquelin has the best defensive statistics and numbers in Europe.

Manchester United’s Spanish goalkeeper agrees transfer terms; Deal in 24 hours

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Manchester United's Spanish goalkeeper agrees transfer terms; Deal in 24 hours - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

A couple of days ago we had reported quoting Spanish media outlet Sport that Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes is set to join Turkish outfit Besiktas.

We have an update on the situation.

Video: Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger hopeful of last-minute transfer deal

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is hopeful of being able to pull off a last-minute signing ahead of Tuesday evening's transfer deadline....

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