- Thu Aug 17 10:46 PM
The 2017/18 season of the Premier League kicked off on a Friday for the first time as Arsenal hosted Leicester, which drew 375, 000 viewers on NBCSN, up 80% from last season’s opener between Hull and Leicester on CNBC. Premier League viewership peaked at 1.028 million viewers on Sunday afternoon...
- Thu Aug 17 10:24 PM
By Suvidude —————————— One of those days in Barcelona, Spain. A phone call between with two very important people in football, Barcelona Head of Negotiations
- Thu Aug 17 9:55 PM
Arsenal have officially promoted youngsters Reiss Nelson, Joe Willock and Cohen Bramall to the first-team squad. All three players featured for the senior team in pre-season and are now part of Arsene Wenger’s squad for this campaign. Winger Nelson progresses to the first-team squad despite still...
- Thu Aug 17 6:00 PM
At the final whistle on Friday night, the Emirates Stadium DJ blew the dust off of the vinyl sleeve and reached for an old classic. The closing refrain of ‘Hey Jude’ echoed and a breathless arena reappropriated the words in honour of match winner Olivier Giroud
. Finally, Arsenal fans were singing...
- Thu Aug 17 4:32 PM
Arsene Wenger sat down with renown journalist Philippe Auclair (author of Thierry Henry’s splendid biography Lonely at the Top) and gave one of his famous
- Thu Aug 17 4:26 PM
Gabriel Set For Valencia Switch Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 17/08/2017 16:07:48 It's being reported today that Arsenal defender Gabriel is set for a switch to Valencia.
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- Thu Aug 17 12:41 PM
Koeman getting understandably desperate. Olivier Giroud
is staying at Arsenal . Nikola Kalinic is joining AC Milan. Crystal Palace don’t want to sell Christian Benteke. Enter Diego Costa ? Probably not. Everton ’s search for a man to lead the line has gotten so dire in recent days that a reporter...
- Thu Aug 17 12:31 PM
Arsène Wenger: “There are moments where a manager feels very alone.” Speaking in an extensive, exclusive interview with France Football , Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger discussed the new season, as well as what really happened with his contract situation this summer and much more. Arsène, what is the...
- Thu Aug 17 11:57 AM
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has publicly claimed that Arsene Wenger’s long reign at Arsenal would be over if his long-promised takeover comes to fruition. He has previously mentioned his desire to buy the club and even bid to takeover the club in 2010. In an interview with Bloomberg, D...
- Thu Aug 17 11:33 AM
After weeks of inactivity, in terms of outbound transfers, Arsenal are set to complete the transfer of Gabriel to Valencia for £10 million, according to reports. Wenger has been desperate to offload squad players this summer in order to clear space on Arsenal’s wage bill. Kieran Gibbs, Lucas Per...
- Thu Aug 17 9:50 AM
The Latest Arsenal Injury Table News Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 17/08/2017 09:41:23 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Arsenal FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.
- Thu Aug 17 7:55 AM
The manager met the press yesterday and we can cover some bits and pieces from that in a few minutes, but the most interesting story today is that Gabriel appears to be on the brink of a move to Valencia. Firstly, it’s a player going out and we all know we’ve got to shift a … The post Does a...
- Thu Aug 17 4:48 AM
Furniture Row Racing and Joe Gibbs Racing have modified their technical alliance that gives FRR more managerial control of the pit crew for drivers Martin Truex Jr. and Erik Jones. Under terms of the alliance between the two Toyota-supported organizations, JGR trains and supplies the pit crew mem...
- Wed Aug 16 10:00 PM
Recent reported links between Arsenal and Valencia over the signing of Gabriel Paulista have been too easily dismissed by Arsenal supporters as it seems like
- Wed Aug 16 6:28 PM
There is an unspoken truth in the Premier League. That is that for all the crying and howling about “diving foreigners” English players are among
- Wed Aug 16 4:49 PM
Wenger Talks Team News Ahead Of Stoke Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 16/08/2017 16:30:47 Manager Arsene Wenger has given a team news update ahead of the weekend's clash against Stoke City.
- Wed Aug 16 4:33 PM
Wenger Firm On Alexis - Talks Transfers Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 16/08/2017 16:22:19 Manager Arsene Wenger has reiterated that Alexis Sanchez will be going nowhere this summer, and he's also been speaking about Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jack Wilshere and Lucas.
- Wed Aug 16 12:41 PM
Interesting that Arsenal have scored the most from headed goals since the start of 2006-7. Also 8 of the 11 teams that have scored the most headed goals have finish in the top 4. Since 2006-7 season. 1. Arsenal 132 2. Manchester United 130 3. Everton 128 Goals from headers in the PL-Interesting s...
- Wed Aug 16 12:09 PM
London (AFP) – Alexis Sanchez and Arsenal remain at an impasse over new contract talks, manager Arsene Wenger said on Wednesday. Wenger’s admission will only heighten speculation the 28-year-old Chile international forward will join Premier League rivals Manchester City. Sanchez, who played under...
- Wed Aug 16 12:05 PM
I like the Ox and I think if theres nothing else down for us this window he could be a good signing for us. Good work rate, good pace, good strength and a good all round player who can fill a lot of different roles in a team when the inevitable injurie
- Wed Aug 16 10:19 AM
Thought I would include our resident Spurs, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Everton etc supporters here as well. What signing did your club make who you thought would be a key player for years to come, or even maybe just a season - but didn't turn out well? For me, in recent times, it has to be Schn...
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- Wed Aug 16 8:47 AM
N’Zonzi wants to leave his current club, and City could be looking to take advantage of the opportunity Manchester City already have a lot of depth in the midfield position, but if a good option becomes available it would be stupid not to try and go for it. That’s what happening now with Steven N...
- Wed Aug 16 7:24 AM
Morning all, very interesting debate over yesterday’s post about the possible sale of Alex Oxade-Chamberlain to Chelsea. Thanks to all of you who chimed in with different views, and thanks to the vast majority of you who did so without resorting to name-calling or questioning my sanity. You know,...
- Tue Aug 15 4:42 PM
I’ve been working on my League prediction. I don’t just want to use my gut. I want to use a method, that can be refined,
- Tue Aug 15 3:14 PM
Quote from redindian on Aug 13, 2017 11:18:54 am I don't want us to become an Arsenal either where top 4 is the sky. Top 4 the sky?, no mate, it's the minimum. A minimum you can only match a few times a decade.
- Tue Aug 15 1:35 PM
Aston Villa target Arsenal midfielder, Terry criticised over Chelsea visits - originally posted on Sportslens.com Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is hoping to sign Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere. The 25-year-old spent last season on loan at Bournemouth but, according to the Mirror, he has been tol...
- Tue Aug 15 10:38 AM
Arsenal midfielder Gedion Zelalem has started the long road to recovery from his anterior cruciate ligament injury. The 20-year-old suffered the blow while representing the United States at the U20 World Cup in May and was initially ruled out for around nine months. However, Zelalem appears to be...
- Tue Aug 15 8:25 AM
Chelsea Deal for Oxlade-Chamberlain Moving Closer Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 15/08/2017 07:46:31 Is the suggestion this morning!
- Tue Aug 15 7:34 AM
Morning. The big story of yesterday was the Evening Standard reporting that Arsenal were in negotiations with Chelsea over the sake of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
, with a reported £35m on offer for man who turns 24 today. It’s one that has certainly divided opinion. A poll on the Arseblog News story...
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- Tue Aug 15 7:00 AM
In today’s links: Keane’s expectations, issues with Ireland and the People’s Club Recently, the transfer news has dried up a bit, but it still feels like Everton have plenty of business to get done. All eyes should be on the upcoming Europa League match, but it grows more likely by the day that w...
Bitter and Blue
- Mon Aug 14 10:41 PM
After weeks of speculation, the offer is finally coming Manchester City will soon make a £60 million offer to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sánchez according to Matt Law of the Telegraph, perhaps the most respected City journalist around. #mcfc to make £60m bid for #arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez,...
- Mon Aug 14 9:33 PM
Premier League 2 Derby County 2 (Gordon 25, Jakobsen 56) Arsenal 3 (Nelson 61, 65, Nketiah 80) Arsenal U23s came from two goals down to win 3-2 away to Derby County at St George’s Park tonight, with Eddie Nketiah scoring the decisive goal in an enthralling contest in the young Gunners’ first game...
- Mon Aug 14 7:20 PM
Juventus enter race to sign Arsenal midfielder in shock transfer swoop - originally posted on Sportslens.com Juventus have joined the race to sign Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, according to sources in Italy. Wilshere remains well below the pecking order at the Emirates with Granit Xhaka and M...
- Mon Aug 14 4:19 PM
There’s a lot of transfer window left, but for now, let’s enjoy the shambolic defending. Meet the new Premier League. Same as the old Premier League. On Friday night, Arsenal welcomed the world and Leicester City to the Emirates stadium. Always obliging hosts, they laid on a feast of miserable de...
- Mon Aug 14 3:15 PM
Deportivo La Coruna have made a £10.9 million bid for wantaway forward, Lucas Perez as reported by Sky Sports’ Bryan Swanson. Lucas Perez's rep considers Deportivo's £10.9m offer "great deal." Says "Giving everything. Hopeful agreement can be reached." #AFC #SSN — Bryan Swanson (@skysports_bryan...
- Mon Aug 14 2:43 PM
Chelsea are confident that they will agree a £35 million deal to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
from Arsenal according to the Evening Standard. The Blues have apparently been working on a £35 million deal for the Arsenal utility player. Although no fee has been agreed, Chelsea are becoming increa...
- Mon Aug 14 1:17 PM
In what could be one of the surprise signings of the summer, Spanish news outlet, Diario Gol, is reporting that Arsenal could make move for Marco Asensio. The 21-year-old sensation had a superb season with Real Madrid last year but it is understood that the Spanish under-21 international is loc...
- Mon Aug 14 12:15 PM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @Gunnerblog. The Premier League is back and we relive that extraordinary opening game on Friday night when we beat Leicester 4-3. We chat about the performance, the system, defensive mistakes, our serious firepower...
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- Mon Aug 14 7:37 AM
Let’s do that again! A recap of match day one: Arsenal won but was ropey as hell defensively. Chelsea had two red cards and lost at home to Burnley. Liverpool proved that they are already in mid-season form, dominating Watford for long stretches but giving up many high quality chances en route to...
- Mon Aug 14 7:32 AM
Having enjoyed the Premier League weekend until yesterday, I thought I would try and preserve that by not watching Sunday’s games. Given they featured Sp*rs and Man Utd that was not a difficult decision to make. I went to the seaside with the dog. I put the very end of the United game while I … ...
- Sun Aug 13 4:22 PM
Alex Lacazette scored with his second touch of the game, his first ever Arsenal shot, and put the Gunners ahead in the 2nd minute on
- Sun Aug 13 3:40 PM
Speaking after the match against Leicester, Arsene Wenger revealed that he offered Giroud a transfer this summer but the Frenchman refused to take it. Giroud
- Sun Aug 13 9:56 AM
Trio Talk Leicester Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 13/08/2017 09:38:46 Alexandre Lacazette, Mohamed Elneny and Grnit Xhaka have all been giving their thoughts following our Premier League opener against Leicester City.
- Sun Aug 13 9:56 AM
Giroud Targets Starts After Leicester Win Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 13/08/2017 09:40:30 Olivier Giroud
has said he was pleased to continue his record as a super sub as he found the net in the game against Leicester City on Friday evening
- Sun Aug 13 9:31 AM
Kolasinac Takes Welbeck Praise Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 13/08/2017 09:16:56 Sead Kolasinac has been reflecting on his Premier League debut and he came in for praise from Danny Welbeck
following his showing against Leicester City.
- Sun Aug 13 9:18 AM
Giroud Will Stay & Takes Wenger Praise Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 13/08/2017 09:12:47 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Olivier Giroud
wants to stay at Arsenal this season and he's hailed the impact he had in the win over Leicester City
- Sun Aug 13 8:58 AM
What an interesting first weekend of the Premier League we’ve had thus far. I enjoyed Match of the Day last night, even if they only showed really slim highlights of our game, and not just because Ian Wright called Wilfried Zaha ‘the new dangermouse‘. The first game up was Chelsea v Burnley, the...