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‘Arsenal Need To Drop Their Two Best Players’ – Charlie Nicholas Hatches Infallible Plan To Beat Tottenham By Binning Off Ozil And ‘Sulky’ Sanchez

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After finishing beneath Tottenham for the first time in Arsene Wenger's 21-year reign last season, many Arsenal fans are a little angst-ridden heading into the first North London derby of the season this Saturday.

Thankfully, ex-Gunner and noted tactical shaman Charlie Nicholas has spent all of two minutes concocting a foolproof dossier for Wenger to help quash Mauricio Pochettino's side at the Emirates.

Xhaka expects Switzerland to finish off Northern Ireland in World Cup Qualifier

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Northern Ireland did extremely well to finish second in their tough Qualifying Group, finishing above the Czech Republic and Norway to end up second only to the unbeaten Germans, but they were then given another difficult task in the Play-Offs against Granit Xhaka's Switzerland side. But the plucky Irish gave as good as they got [.

Arsenal: Gunners Cruise To Victory Over Everton As Pressure Mounts On Ronald Koeman (Video)

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Everton slipped into the relegation after a 5-2 drubbling at the hands of Arsenal at Goodison Park on Sunday.

Arsenal started superbly but after failing to make the most of a number of good chances, it was none other than Wayne Rooney who would open the scoring,

The goal came after the pedestrian Granit Xhaka was robbed in midfield, before Rooney produced a fine curling long-range strike which recalled his famous goal against the Gunners in 2002.

Rooney goal in vain as Arsenal send Everton into drop zone

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Liverpool (AFP) – Wayne Rooney recreated his famous first league goal for Everton against Arsenal on Sunday but it was not enough to prevent his struggling team falling to a 5-2 defeat and into the Premier League bottom three.

Goals from Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette proved pivotal as Everton continued their worst start to a season in nine years, with this latest reverse adding to the mounting pressure on Everton manager Ronald Koeman.

Rooney goal in vain as Arsenal send Everton into drop zone

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Liverpool (AFP) – Wayne Rooney recreated his famous first league goal for Everton against Arsenal on Sunday but it was not enough to prevent his struggling team falling to a 5-2 defeat and into the Premier League bottom three.

Goals from Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette proved pivotal as Everton continued their worst start to a season in nine years, with this latest reverse adding to the mounting pressure on Everton manager Ronald Koeman.

EXTRA – Watch Granit Xhaka’s first season highlights.. Highs and Lows!

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Granit Xhaka came to us as Switzerland's star player and captain of Basle. He was very highly rated but was also known to get on the wrong side of referees for his rash challenges. He didn't disappoint us in either respect! Watch the highlights of his first season at Arsenal.....

Arsenal’s star defender a doubt while Xhaka is set to be fit for Saints clash

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Arsene Wenger has delivered both good and bad news ahead of Arsenal's trip to the St....

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Granit Xhaka reacts to goal against Manchester United

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Arsenal got back to winning ways with a 2-0 win over Man U, the first time Arsene Wenger has beaten...

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Why Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka is not a flop

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The word flop gets thrown around quite often in the sports world, especially dealing with European soccer. Generally, to be considered a flop a player has to (or least should) cost a significant amount of money and also make little impact, both statistically and on a personal level, with his new club.

Arsenal desperately need a top class replacement for Cazorla

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Since Santi Cazorla has succumbed to a long term injury for the second season running at Arsenal, it would seem obvious that the Gunners should have been pursuing a top class replacement in the meantime. Wenger has tried various other players in his role including Mohamed Elneny, Granit Xhaka, Aaron Ramsey and even Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, [.

Fans slam summer signing following 2-0 loss to Spurs

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Arsenal slumped to a 2-0 defeat to Spurs in the final north London derby at White Hart Lane,...

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Granit Xhaka not interested in ‘same level’ Arsenal-Bayern transfer

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Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has claimed that he has no interest in moving clubs this summer,as well as insisting that a move to Bayern would not mean joining a bigger club. The Swiss international joined the Gunners last summer in a£35 Million move from Borussia Monchengladbach, but has failed to live up to his price-tag [.

Is Arsenal’s Xhaka a victim or just reckless?

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Granit Xhaka was expected to be a massive signing for the Gunners in the summer and joined the club in one of Arsenal's biggest ever transfer deals. The Swiss international midfielder perhaps hasn't quite had the start we were all hoping for, but to suggest he hasn't left his mark on the game would be [.

Should Arsenal let Bayern Munich have Xhaka?

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Granit Xhaka still has a lot to offer at Arsenal By SK Watching Xhaka getting booked in the game against Lincoln FC, could have annoyed not a few Arsenal fans. Ever since he became an Arsenal player, Xhaka has been issued eight yellow cards and two red cards making him the most booked Arsenal player [.

Xhaka racial abuse case dropped by police

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Arsenal midfielder, Granit Xhaka has been cleared of racially abusing airline staff at Heathrow...

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Arsene Wenger warns star over tackling technique

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Arsene Wenger has come out in defence for under-fire midfielder, Granit Xhaka, as reported by Sky...

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Wenger defends Xhaka over airport abuse claim

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London (AFP) Arsene Wenger has defended Granit Xhaka after the Arsenal midfielder was spoken to by police over an allegation of racial abuse just days after being sent off for the second time this season.

Xhaka will serve a four-match ban after being dismissed during Arsenal's 2-1 victory over Burnley last Sunday following a needless and reckless challenge by the Swiss international.

Wenger defends Xhaka over airport abuse claim

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London (AFP) Arsene Wenger has defended Granit Xhaka after the Arsenal midfielder was spoken to by police over an allegation of racial abuse just days after being sent off for the second time this season.

Xhaka will serve a four-match ban after being dismissed during Arsenal's 2-1 victory over Burnley last Sunday following a needless and reckless challenge by the Swiss international.

Arsenal’s Xhaka in ‘racism’ probe – police

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London (AFP) Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has been interviewed by police over an allegation he racially abused a staff member at London's Heathrow Airport on Monday.

The 24-year-old Switzerland international was not arrested but voluntarily attended a nearby police station after the incident was reported by a third party.

‘F**king White Bitch’ – Arsenal Midfielder Granit Xhaka Accused Of Racially Abusing British Airways Staff Member

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Granit Xhaka's bad week has just got a whole lot worse after the Arsenal midfielder found himself accused of racially abusing a member of British Airways staff.

Following hot on the heels of hisidiotic red card against West Ham, the Albanian spent his Tuesday morning being interviewed by police after an incident at Heathrow the previous evening.

Wenger apologises but could still face ban

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London (AFP) Arsene Wenger apologised after he was sent off and then shoved the fourth official during Arsenal's dramatic 2-1 win over Burnley but could still face a significant ban.

Having taken the lead through Shkodran Mustafi's first goal for the club on Sunday, Arsenal saw Granit Xhaka dismissed for a needless foul and then nearly imploded as Andre Gray struck from the spot following Francis Coquelin's foul on Ashley Barnes.

Gritty Arsenal impress Wenger

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London (AFP) Arsene Wenger hailed Arsenal's dramatic 2-1 win over Burnley as proof they have the character to catch runaway leaders Chelsea in the Premier League title race.

Wenger's side were on the brink of suffering a damaging setback at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday after conceding a stoppage-time equaliser.

Gritty Arsenal impress Wenger

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London (AFP) Arsene Wenger hailed Arsenal's dramatic 2-1 win over Burnley as proof they have the character to catch runaway leaders Chelsea in the Premier League title race.

Wenger's side were on the brink of suffering a damaging setback at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday after conceding a stoppage-time equaliser.

Arsene Wenger – This star must “control his game”

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Following a tense 2-0 victory over Burnley, Arsene Wenger has warned that Granit Xhaka must...

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“Can we sell Xhaka and buy Matuidi?” – Fans lambast Granit Xhaka

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Ice-cool Sanchez lifts Arsenal to late win over Burnley

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London (AFP) Alexis Sanchez kept his nerve to haul 10-man Arsenal into second place in the Premier League as the Chilean's last-gasp penalty sealed a dramatic 2-1 home win over Burnley on Sunday.

Arsene Wenger's side appeared to have blown their chance to get back in the title race when Burnley's Andre Gray scored a stoppage-time penalty to cancel out Shkodran Mustafi's first goal for Arsenal.

WOW! Alexis penalty gives Arsenal last gasp win despite Xhaka red

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Once again the Arsenal and Switzerland international midfield star Granit Xhaka showed the reckless side of his game by launching into a rash, clumsy and fangerous tackle after giving the ball away cheaply and he was punished with yet another red card to make this home game against Burnley a lot tougher than it should [.

Arsenal face defining period, says midfielder Xhaka

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London (AFP) Granit Xhaka admits Arsenal's Premier League clash with Burnley on Sunday marks the start of a defining period as the Gunners battle to get back in the title race.

Arsene Wenger's side have fallen eight points behind leaders Chelsea and can't afford many more stumbles if they are to catch their London rivals.

Arsenal face season-defining period, says Xhaka

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London (AFP) Granit Xhaka admits Arsenal's Premier League clash with Burnley on Sunday marks the start of a defining period as the Gunners battle to get back in the title race.

Arsene Wenger's side have fallen eight points behind leaders Chelsea and can't afford many more stumbles if they are to catch their London rivals.

Arsenal face defining period, says midfielder Xhaka

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London (AFP) Granit Xhaka admits Arsenal's Premier League clash with Burnley on Sunday marks the start of a defining period as the Gunners battle to get back in the title race.

Arsene Wenger's side have fallen eight points behind leaders Chelsea and can't afford many more stumbles if they are to catch their London rivals.

What is wrong with Xhaka?

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Just a quickie.

My guess is that if you were to ask 100 Gooners whether Xhaka would start against PSG, well over 90 would have said "Yes". So, why didn't Mr Wenger agree?The simple answer is that I have no idea! However, as we need a post I will make some suggestions.

  1. Against PSG Mr.

Arsenal boss Wenger ‘concerned’ by Xhaka discipline

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London (AFP) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger voiced concern about midfielder Granit Xhaka's disciplinary record, ahead of Sunday's north London derby clash with Tottenham Hotspur.

Xhaka, 24, has been sent off eight times for club and country since April 2014 and has just completed a domestic suspension for a red card in last month's 3-2 victory over Swansea City.

Arsenal: Granit Xhaka Sees Red For Cynical Swipe On Modou Barrow But Gunners Hold Out To Beat Swansea 3-2 (Video)

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Granit Xhaka endured a bit of a nightmare on Saturday against Swansea at the Emirates, with Arsenal's big-money summer signing gifting the Swans a goal before seeing red for a silly swipe atModou Barrow.

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The Gunners started well, with two close-range Theo Walcott goals putting the hosts 2-0 up within 33 minutes.

Xhaka to start Arsenal v Ludogorets despite reckless red card?

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Although some Arsenal fans and plenty of people in the football press have been hammering the Switzerland international Granit Xhaka for his performance against Swansea City in which he was sent off for a tackle on Modou Barrow, the manager was quick to back his big summer signing. Arsene Wenger is never usually one to [.

Wenger ready to accept Xhaka red card

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London (AFP) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed he will not be appealing the red card given to Granit Xhaka during the Gunners' narrow 3-2 win over Swansea City.

The midfielder was controversially sent off 20 minutes from the end of Sunday's match at the Emirates Stadium for a late tackle on Modou Barrow.

Wenger ready to accept Xhaka red card

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London (AFP) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed he will not be appealing the red card given to Granit Xhaka during the Gunners' narrow 3-2 win over Swansea City.

The midfielder was controversially sent off 20 minutes from the end of Sunday's match at the Emirates Stadium for a late tackle on Modou Barrow.

Walcott double helps 10-man Arsenal see off Swansea

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London (AFP) Theo Walcott scored two first-half goals and Mesut Ozil a fine third as Arsenal beat Swansea City 3-2 at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday to go level on points with Premier League leaders Manchester City.

But the Gunners had to survive a nervy finale after Granit Xhaka was dismissed 20 minutes from the end in what was former United States manager Bob Bradley's first game in charge of Swansea.

Walcott double helps 10-man Arsenal see off Swansea

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London (AFP) Theo Walcott scored two first-half goals and Mesut Ozil a fine third as Arsenal beat Swansea City 3-2 at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday to go level on points with Premier League leaders Manchester City.

But the Gunners had to survive a nervy finale after Granit Xhaka was dismissed 20 minutes from the end in what was former United States manager Bob Bradley's first game in charge of Swansea.

Report: How have Arsenal’s new boys got on so far?

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Arsenal to Park The Bus?

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I should be excited as we go to play one of the very best teams in one of the best stadiums in the world, I'm not. Is this CL fatigue, Arsenal fatigue, same old same old or something deeper perhaps a winter depression? Who knows, all I know is that I'm not as passionate about tonight as I should be.