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Does this striker have reason to wait for Arsenal offer?

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If Arsenal signed every striker they were linked with in the build up to this summer's transfer window, there would be no room for midfielders, defenders or a keeper in the squad. With Nicklas Bendtner off to seek his fortune and find out that nobody else shares his high opinion of himself, I think we [.

Arsenal must act fast to keep Monaco off striker target

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If the reports of a few weeks ago held any truth in them, Arsenal should be in pole position to sign the talented and prolific young striker Michy Batshuayi in the summer, but any dithering or dawdling could see the Gunners miss out on this promising young player. The Mirror has reported that moneybags French [.

Top Belgian striker in`come and get me` plea to Arsenal

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With all the turmoil and speculation regarding the future Arsenal career of French striker Olivier Giroud, as well as the definite departure of bad boy Nicklas Bendtner, it seems as though Arsene Wenger is going to need to sign at least two new strikers in the summer transfer window. Like all Arsenal fans, I am [.

Have Arsenal already lined up this €8m striker for January?

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It was reported last week that Arsenal were believed to be the Premier League side that was ready to snap up the Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi from Standard Liege in January. The 20-year old is very highly rated in Belgium and has been in great scoring form for his club this season as well as [...]

Flattering end to a flattering season?

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Bet you were thinking, Why couldn't we do this last month? You know thrashing a team that is by accounts much weaker than us. At least then we wouldn't have worried just a little bit that Spurs could have overtaken us had we actually lost to Fulham.

That is something we would never have imagined just before we played Barcelona.

Arsenal 4-2 Bolton: Top of the league at last

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Arsenal 4 (Rosicky 43, Fabregas 52, Vermaelen 65, Arshavin 85) Bolton 2 (Cahill 7, Taylor pen 28)
(Premiership)

Say what you like about this Arsenal team, you can't deny the mental strength. Fighting back from two goals down on a night where all eyes are on you because of a) the lack of games elsewhere and b) the chance to go top of the league, is no mean feat, especially against a side out for revenge after the weekend.

How good was today’s result against Pulis’ NBA side?

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I have no match report of today's game. For some reason, my friend thought today was a good day to make an hour-long trek in the pouring rain (he walked all of this) to my house. Why? Because he wanted to pick up his USB stick. Naturally, I didn't feel the need to chuck him out of the house straight away.

Vela or Eduardo – Who should start on Sunday against Chelsea?

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And why? Note the question again. It doesn't ask who you want to start, but who should start. The sentiments of the heart cannot overrule the reasons of the mind.

When one door is closed, another is opened. RVP's injury gave one of Eduardo, Vela and maybe even Walcott for now to stake a claim.

VIDEO: Arsenal V Standard Liege 2-0 Highlights

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(Summary is not available.)

Wenger – We needed to win before Chelsea match

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The Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was pleased with his teams performance in the 2-0 win over Standard Liege last night, especially in the first half, and expressed that it was important to bounce back after the loss against Sunderland, and renew the team's confidence before the meeting with League leaders Chelsea.

The placenta used on Van Persie was from a woman – not a horse!

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The controversy surrounding the "miracle cure" clinic that the Arsenal striker Robin Van Persie visited last week, looks set to continue for a while.

The latest Premiership player to talk about his treatment in Serbia is the Liverpool midfielder Yossi Benayoun, who insists that Marijana Kovacevic told him that he was using placenta from a woman to massage his leg, not from a horse as has been reported previously.

Arsenal vs Standard de Liege : Live Stream and Highlights, Uefa Champions League

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Kroenke buys more shares and inches closer to Arsenal takeover

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The American billionaire shareholder has bought another ten Arsenal shares today, which takes him to just 0.1% away from a takeover at the club.

Just a few more and he will reach the 30% which will trigger his bid for a complete takeover at the club.

The BBC explained the official rules of what will happen if he gets the magic 30%.

Fabregas – Maybe Walcott got burned out, but he’s looking sharp again now!

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The Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas thinks that Theo Walcott has been really unlucky this season, and blames it on his involvement with the England U21's over the summer.

"It has been really bad luck for him since the start of the season probably because of what happened in the summer," said Fabregas.

And It Gets Worse

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Better than whole of Togo

As it losing to Sunderland on Saturday was not bad enough, now I got to find out that the other North London team was involved in setting a new record for the highest scoring match in Premiership history. I can see it now, the headlines in all online advertisements.

Arsenal linked with £18m Italian goal machine

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Today's Arsenal transfer rumour comes out of Italy, and probably generated by the loss of Robin Van Persie and Nicklas Bendtner to injury.

The Italian papers say that Arsene Wenger is considering an £18m bid for the prolific Sampdoria striker Giampaolo Pazzini, who has scored 8 goals in 13 appearances this season in Serie A.

Liverpool held to a draw, Arsenal win

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Liverpool's Champions League hopes got a beating when they conceded a 90th minute goal to Lyon's Lisandro in their encounter last night. Just seven minutes back, Ryan Babel had done his bit and put the Reds in the lead. With this 1-1 draw, Lyon enter the last 16 while Liverpool still five points behind second [.

1-1 Away is normally not a bad result. Why so serious?

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 I apologize to the joker for stealing that quote but it fits in well with this mini review of the match against AZ Alkmaar.

We've now played three games and collected 7 points. Most often than not, 9 points usually does the trick with regards to qualification. We have two home games, one against Alkmaar and the other against Liege.

Arsenal crushes Blackburn Rovers 6-2 – Recap and Video Highlights – Sunday, October 4, 2009

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Arsenal looked to continue its good start in the English Premier League on Sunday, October 4, 2009 as they hosted Blackburn Rovers. Here's a recap of the match along with video highlights.

Arsenal crushes Blackburn Rovers 6-2 Video Highlights

(Match report courtesy of PremierLeague.

Hero and Villain of the month – September 09

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First of all apologies for the lack of posts in the last two days. It is not because I've been stuck on topics to write about. There are two reasons. A post this week will explain one reason why I didn't write anything since the end of September.

I did try posting something yesterday, it was going to be mainly images.

Videos

‘Do Are Ya? Double red card over Afro-pulling (Lierse v Standard Liege)

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Afro aggro A match in the Belgian league descended into a bit of a girly catfight, complete with hair pulling, last pulling. Lierse and Standard each had a player sent-off, despite red-carded Standard defender Felipe being the victim of the hair attack. Boban Grncarov Lierse's Macedonian defender conceded a free-kick in the Liege [.

Standard de Liege vs AZ : Live Stream and Highlights, Uefa Champions League

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Olympiacos Piraeus vs Standard de Liege : Live Stream and Highlights, Uefa Champions League

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Champions League

Five Conclusions From CL/EL Matchday 1

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Borussia Dortmund mark return to the Champions League with a bang. And a missed opportunity. Dortmund's game against Arsenal was eerily similar to their Europa League matches against Sevilla and Paris last season. Dortmund dominated proceedings and failed to convert their dominance into goals.

Five Conclusions From CL/EL Matchday 1

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Borussia Dortmund mark return to the Champions League with a bang. And a missed opportunity. Dortmund's game against Arsenal was eerily similar to their Europa League matches against Sevilla and Paris last season. Dortmund dominated proceedings and failed to convert their dominance into goals.

Onyewu to play for free

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American defender Oguchi Onyewu has extended his AC Milan contract until 2013 which includes playing his final year for free and not receiving a single penny in compensation.

Here is the official statement from AC Milan:

MILAN USA international Oguchi Onyewu, who is coming off a season of rehabilitation following a long injury which has forced him to stay off the pitch for the whole season, but is now ready to face the World Cup with his national team, made a very significant gesture from a human and professional point of view today.

Liverpool

Kop That: A Day In Tweets…

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  • Suarez: Torres talked up Liverpool to me http://bit.ly/keJH3F #LFC #FB 23:28:29, 2011-07-01
  • Liverpool Keen on bringing in Kevin http://bit.ly/iKOGhI #LFC #FB 23:28:03, 2011-07-01
  • Liverpool hero wanted as new Stockport boss http://bit.ly/koeyvm #LFC #FB 23:27:00, 2011-07-01
  • Roma keeper Doni free to join Liverpool http://bit.

So, Jovanovic wants out? LET HIM GO, along with anyone else who can't hack it.

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A mere two months after signing for Liverpool FC, Milan Jovanovic has publicly stated that he'll leave the club if things ‘do not sort themselves out'. With this kind of attitude (shared by certain other vacillating players) I would argue it is he who needs to sort *himself* out.

Jovanovic's comments were reported by The Press Association (A hugely reliable source).

The Rest

Recap: Europa League action

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Steve Cherundolo and Hannover booked their place in the Europa League knockout round despite a loss at Liege while Sacha Kljestan and Anderlecht stayed perfect in group play.

Lauterns Trainer Kurz steht vor Entscheidungen

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In der Startformation des 1. FC Kaiserslautern sind noch einige Plätze offen – nun liegt es an Trainer Marco Kurz, die richtigen Spieler auszuwählen. Da wäre beispielsweise die Innenverteidigung. Kapitän Martin Amedick verlor seinen Platz in der vergangenen Saison an Matthias Abel; diesen will er nun wieder zurückhaben.

Bundesliga-Transfers: Boateng will zu Bayern

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Der FC Bayern bastelt weiter an seiner Mannschaft für die nächste Saison, die wenn möglich die Champions League – deren Finale 2011 in der Münchner Allianz Arena ausgetragen wird – gewinnen soll. Dabei soll zur Verstärkung der Defensive neben Rechtsverteidiger Rafinha sowie Nationaltorwart Manuel Neuer auch Jerome Boateng von Manchester City verpflichtet werden.

Bliss, and a Belgian Spared

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It has been a beautiful day. It was a perfect match, offering up everything that draws us to football. The devastation of the goal-that-was-not, the relief as the team, rather than fumbling into frustration, kept carefully building up excellent plays, defending beautifully, and pushing, pushing, pushing.

08.04.2010 - Europa League Standard Liege 1-3 Hamburger SV Highlights

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08.04.2010 - Europa League
Standard Liege 1-3 Hamburger SV

Officially more exciting than the Champions League

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That's right. The UEFA Cup/Europa League/whatever the hell it is, is officially more exciting than that competition named something that Barcelona are going to win again.


Fulham pulled off a shocker by downing Wolfsburg, and they move on to face more of those "typical germans". Meanwhile, Valencia and Atletico was just boring, as David Villa and Aguero just sat there talking about how they should have moved to London.

Scoreless stalement for Royal Liege

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Royal Liege made the bus trip across southern Belgium to take on Royal Boussu Dour Borinage and came away with a rare point as both teams were unable to find the back on the net on Sunday afternoon.

Niko Gkionis to MLS?

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RFC Liege midfielder Niko Gkionis is attracting interest from clubs in Major League Soccer and could make the switch back to his homeland when his contract expires next summer, ASN has learned. The 24-year old New Jersey native joined the EXQI League (Belgian second division) side on a free transfer from RSC Montegnee this summer.

Preview: Weekend Belgian action

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Niko Gkionis and Royal Liege play at home, while Laurent Manuel and Oostend hit the road in Exqi League action in Belgium this weekend.