Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade Chamberlain hit the ground running in his first Premier League start since the opening day of the season. The England international got his injury-hit season on track by scoring both goals and delivering a man of the match performance in yesterday's 2-0 win over Crystal Palace.
PHOTO: Roy Hodgson catches up with Theo Walcott this morning at Arsenal's training ground #England pic.twitter.com/jIOGj960BT The FA (@FA) November 18, 2013 Theo Walcott has recovered from his abdominal injury and is fit to face former club Southampton this weekend, manager Arsene Wenger has revealed.
Arsenal star Theo Walcott could be set to make his return to first team action this weekend if all things go to plan for Arsene Wenger. According to John Cross of the Mirror, the England international could make Arsenal's bench this weekend as the Gunners head to Old Trafford to face Manchester United.
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been ruled out of today's clash with Liverpool with an ankle injury. The England international has a problem with his right ankle, which was operated on in the summer after previous problems. The Gunners are keen to let the youngster rest his troublesome joint and he unlikely to even make [.
Arsenal secured a valuable three points away from home to get their tricky Champions League group off to the best possible start. The Gunners took the lead through an uncharacteristically cool Theo Walcott finish. The England international volleyed the ball into the far corner as it dropped out of the sky following an attempted clearance.
Decent piece in Sport Magazine this morning.Thanks @Sportmaguk #OwnIt http://t.co/LTeZEbDIoc pic.twitter.com/P4dlu1gWI3 Jack Wilshere (@JackWilshere) August 16, 2013 Talk about a loaded question. In an interview in today's north London derby match programme, somebody at Arsenal's media team asked Jack Wilshere: "Which team would you never play for?
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reserved special praise for his midfielders after recording a 3-0 win at Fenerbahce. Aaron Ramsey was on the scoresheet and named man of the match. He was ably assisted by Jack Wilshere, albeit you could tell the England international was short of match fitness. And the likes of Tomas Rosicky and [.
Former Arsenal captain Tony Adams has thrown his hat into the ring to be the club's next manager and indicated that he thinks Arsene Wenger's days are numbered. The ex-England international might have done Wenger a favour by pointing out to his critics within the club's supporters that the grass might not necessarily be [.
A bizarre report in today's Daily Mail suggests that Arsenal starlet Alex Oxlade Chamberlain only makes late substitute appearances to keep the club's accountants happy. In his piece, journalist Neil Ashton claims that a clause in the England international's contract means the Gunners have to pay his former club Southampton £10,000 every time he plays [.
Arsenal are being linked with a move for Manchester City right-back Micah Richards. The Gunners are light in defence and England international Richards is also comfortable at centre-back. The Daily Mirror reports that Arsenal have might tentative enquiries to City about Richards' availability. Arsenal will now sit tight to see how much involvement Richards has [.
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher says the club's wantaway star Luis Suarez is too good for them. Carra, Suarez's team-mate until his retirement at the end of last season, claims that the 26-year-old striker is one of the best players in the world, while his former team can no longer claim to be one of the [.
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has praised new signing Yaya Sanogo, branding him a "strong boy". The England international was speaking after lining up alongside the former Auxerre striker for the first time during the weekend's Emirates Cup matches. Walcott told the club's official website: "He's a strong boy.
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is in with a chance of being fit to face West Ham this weekend, according to manager David Moyes. Asked if the England international would be available to play against the Hammers tomorrow, Moyes said: "He's got a chance. So hopefully we'll see how he is tomorrow.
Having missed the September World Cup Qualifiers for England's National Team, Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is more than happy to be back in his country's national team.
However, the Red Devil and 84 times capped England international has warned his fellow teammates and countrymen that there is one major threat to their nation's qualifying hopes according to comments made to SkySports:
Adnan Januzaj announced himself on the big stage in the most stunning fashion after scoring two goals to rescue Manchester United from a 1-0 half-time score against Sunderland on Saturday. He had been monitored by a few clubs, including United's arch-rivals Manchester City in the last few weeks.
As if agents and clubs weren't enough to unsettle footballers, now we also have players keen to act as career advisors for their colleagues, and when said player has changed six clubs in the last decade, fellow footballers should take note. Or maybe not.
Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic has urged Wayne Rooney to resurrect his plans to leave Manchester United and cross the channel to play for PSG, a club with which the England international had been linked during the summer, as his future seemed to lie away from Old Trafford.
Michael Carrick says he can't choose between former Manchester United team-mates Paul Scholes and Cristiano Ronaldo to pick the most gifted player he's ever played alongside. The England international also includes opponents Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta in the same bracket. He said: "Scholesy's a genius.
The Reds were working hard this morning ahead of tomorrow's @ChampionsLeague fixture. #mufc pic.twitter.com/g4NS5ngy1x Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 16, 2013 Wayne Rooney trained for Manchester United's Champions League clash against Bayer Leverkusen without the protective headgear he wore at the weekend.
Former Liverpool manager Roy Evans has revealed he tried to bring legendary Argentinian striker Gabriel Batistuta to the club. Evans had hoped to pair 'Batigol' with Reds legend Robbie Fowler in the mid-1990s, but the deal never materialised. As it happened, Batistuta remained in Italy with Fiorentina, for whom he scored 168 goals in 269 [.
Jose Mourinho has indicated it was Wayne Rooney who "started the process" of a potential move from Manchester United to Chelsea. The Blues boss was speaking ahead of tonight's Super Cup clash with Bayern Munich. Asked about the Rooney situation, Mourinho answered that nothing had changed since his comments on Monday evening, when he said [.
Chelsea will make one final bid for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney after the two sides meet in Monday night's Premier League clash. The Blues have already had two bids for Rooney rejected. Now they will make a £40m offer for the England international to test United's resolve once the fixture is out of the [.
Arsenal are interested in a new move for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney after their efforts to sign Luis Suarez collapsed. The Gunners' attempts to bring Liverpool star Suarez to the Emirates appear to be over after the player apologised to his current club and resumed training. Arsene Wenger was widely linked with a bid [.
Liverpool are hoping to pip Merseyside rivals Everton to the signing of Guilherme Siqueira. The Toffees have reportedly had an agreement in place to sign the Granada left-back for most of the summer. But the Spanish outfit and the player both know that the move is conditional on Leighton Baines joining Manchester United.
David Moyes has indicated he won't be selling the positives of staying at Manchester United to Wayne Rooney after he said that nobody needs convincing to play for the club. The Scot also said that he had not asked Rooney for his reaction to the latest bid from Chelsea for him. Asked whether he needed [.
.@WayneRooney misses out on the final #mutour match due to a shoulder injury sustained at the weekend. David Moyes: "It's not too serious." Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 5, 2013 Wayne Rooney will miss Manchester United's pre-season friendly against AIK tomorrow with a shoulder injury. The England international, who was the subject of a £25m [.
Spurs right-back Kyle Walker has praised his partnership with winger Aaron Lennon. The England international believes the pair's work down the right-flank is working well for the team. He was speaking after Tottenham secured a 1-2 win over Sunderland on Saturday evening. Walker said: "I feel me and Azza now are striking up a good [.
Jermain Defoe fears he is being forced out of Tottenham, according to the Daily Mail. The England international was tipped to leave the club in the summer, but Spurs failed to find a buyer for him or former strike partner Emmanuel Adebayor. But the reports claim that the 31-year-old believes the club will try to [.
Out-of-favour Tottenham forward Jermain Defoe could be a January transfer target for Newcastle. The England international has found himself down the Spurs pecking order following the arrival of Roberto Soldado from Valencia. According to the Mail on Sunday, the 30-year-old is not prepared to bide his time on the bench during a World Cup season.
Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe claimed he doesn't want to be an impact player from the bench, then went on to explain why he's perfectly suited for the role. But having nearly talked himself into, the England international finally reiterates that the life of a super-sub is not for him. He said: "I don't want to [.
Hull City Tigers (pause for sniggers) have agreed to sign Tottenham midfield pair Tom Huddlestone and Jake Livermore. England international Huddlestone, aged 26, will move to the KC Stadium for £5m, while 23-year-old Livermore will join on a season-long loan. Both players will undergo medicals tomorrow before completing their deals.
Liverpool are ready to let winger Raheem Sterling leave on loan provided they can get a replacement in during the January transfer window. The England international will be allowed to go out to a Premier League or Championship side. Sterling, aged 18, establishes himself as a first-team regular in the first part of last [.
Photo: The manager in conversation with @D_Sturridge and @VictorMoses at Melwood pic.twitter.com/eqteyTSKRH Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 27, 2013 Brendan Rodgers insists Luis Suarez's return to Premier League action with Liverpool will only help in-form Daniel Sturridge, and not stifle his excellent start to the season.
Jonjo Shelvey played a part in all four goals as his current club Swansea drew 2-2 with former club Liverpool. The England international look set for the perfect reunion with the side he left this summer when he broke into the box and scored the opener after just two minutes. But he then managed two [.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed full-back Glen Johnson is likely to miss a month of action with an ankle sprain. The England international sustained the injury during the club's 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Anfield, during a challenge with Patrice Evra. Johnson missed his country's World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine as a result, but Rodgers is hopeful the 29-year-old will return to the first-team fold in October.
Injury doesnt seem as bad as first thought, hopefully be back sooner than originally expected! #BetterNews Glen Johnson (@glen_johnson) September 12, 2013 Glen Johnson says his injury is not as bad as was first feared. The Liverpool defender was expected to be out for up to 10 weeks with an ankle injury sustained in [.
West Ham are set to snap up free agent Mladen Petric. The Hammers have moved to strengthen their already lightweight strikeforce after first-choice forward Andy Carroll suffered a new injury. The England international picked up a foot injury in training yesterday. The 24-year-old, signed from Liverpool for £15m in the summer, is waiting for confirmation [.
Everton left-back Leighton Baines could have played his last game of the year after manager Roberto Martinez confirmed he faces up to six weeks out with a broken toe. The England international picked up a fracture in his right foot during Saturday's 3-3 draw with Liverpool in the Merseyside derby. Martinez says Baines could be [.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has refused to say whether Joe Hart has been dropped from the team to face Norwich tomorrow. The England international has made a number of high profile errors in recent months, including handing Chelsea the winning goal last weekend. With understudy Costel Pantilimon putting in a man of the match [.
Pardew also said: "I don't see a lot of late business for us, but I do think we need to get another striker in." #NUFC juliette ferrington (@juliette_grace) August 16, 2013 Alan Pardew says he isn't expecting Newcastle to make many more signings before the end of the transfer window but he is [...]