- Wed May 2 10:06 PM
On the eve of Arsenal’s Europa League semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid, Arsene Wenger – as per a report published by BT Sport – has indulged his desire to end his 22 year ‘love story’ with the north-Londoners on a high by reaching the final of the continent’s secondary competition. W...
- Wed May 2 8:47 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Arsene Wenger wants a happy ending to his Arsenal love story and admits their Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid on Thursday will affect the future of the club. Arsenal, adrift of the Premier League’s top four, will have to win the tournament to qualify for the Champi...
- Wed May 2 8:47 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Diego Simeone insists his Atletico Madrid team will be giving no thought to the fact that Thursday’s Europa League semi-final could be Arsene Wenger’s final European match in charge of Arsenal. Atletico carry a 1-1 draw, and an away goal, into the second leg at the Wanda Metropolit...
- Wed May 2 7:30 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Arsene Wenger wants a happy ending to his love story with Arsenal and admits their Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid on Thursday will affect the future of the club. Arsenal, adrift of the Premier League’s top four, will have to win the tournament to qualify for the...
- Wed May 2 5:04 PM
Done deal: Arsenal confirm defender extends contract - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal confirm defender Rob Holding has extended his contract until 2023. The 22-year-old has struggled for game time this season but is clearly an important part of the Gunners’ future, as Per Mertesacker...
- Wed May 2 5:00 PM
“There is another value which I didn’t talk about which is young players. Our academy teams are doing extremely well. Under the radar we’ve got a lot of players coming through into our first team. Not just ones that you already know about, but the next generation as well. So that value of giving...
- Wed May 2 3:22 PM
Arsenal made it through to the final of this season’s FA Youth Cup but matters didn’t exactly go to plan as they were thrashed 7-1 on aggregate by Chelsea, who won the competition for the fifth year in succession. Next season the young Gunners will be especially determined to wrest the trophy fro...
- Wed May 2 3:00 PM
Good morning. Continuing the theme from yesterday, I made “Thousand Island” deviled eggs this morning. Instead of mayo, I mixed in some of my homemade Thousand Island dressing. They are pretty ok. Not really elegant. Kind of more like “raccoon”.…
- Wed May 2 6:00 AM
‘Perfect signing’, ‘Scary’, - fans beg Arsenal to agree deal for £50m star - originally posted on Sportslens.com Supporters have called on Arsenal to bring Olympique Lyonnais forward Nabil Fekir to the Emirates Stadium this summer, after The S*n recently linked the French international to a move...
- Wed May 2 4:51 AM
A very good and very early morning to you. I’m heading for Madrid, it’s an feasibly early flight but I am going to eat Jamón ibérico when I get there, and when I’m finished the Jamón ibérico I might have some more Jamón ibérico. Arsenal will travel to Spain later today, and we should get …
- Wed May 2 4:00 AM
Arsenal in ‘advanced conversations’ with Juventus over £44m deal for £100k-per-week favourite - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Cadena Ser, Arsenal are in ‘advanced conversations’ with Juventus over a £44m deal for £100k-per-week defender Hector Bellerin. The 23-year-old has been...
- Tue May 1 7:25 PM
is ‘hopeful’ that he and Arsenal can agree upon renewed contractual terms to ensure that his influential services in the centre of the park remain at the Emirates for the foreseeable future. The 26-year-old’s current deal is due to expire at the end of the 2017-18 campaign and it’s...
- Tue May 1 6:39 PM
As per a report published by The Sun, it’s believed that Arsenal have stepped up their interest in £50m-rated Olympique Lyonnais winger Nabil Fekir, with senior figureheads in the north-Londoners’ boardroom said to be keen on landing his potent services in the summer transfer window. Fekir, 24, h...
- Tue May 1 4:06 PM
Hear me out on this. If you’re thinking about making scrambled eggs, or poached eggs, or really any kind of eggs for breakfast, why not deviled eggs? I’m serious. Devilled eggs are elegant, delicious, and everyone’s favorite snack at any…
- Tue May 1 1:54 PM
Arsenal’s youngsters will want to forget about last night’s FA Youth Cup final defeat to Chelsea as quickly as possible, with the 7-1 aggregate scoreline leaving a bitter overall feeling. The tie certainly didn’t work out as expected for the young Gunners, with Chelsea capitalising upon the weakn...
- Tue May 1 12:33 PM
Major blow for Klopp, key Liverpool man heading to Arsenal next season - originally posted on Sportslens.com Liverpool’s assistant manager Zeljko Buvac is expected to take over at Arsenal next season. Earlier this week, Liverpool confirmed that the Bosnian will be away for the rest of the season...
- Tue May 1 7:10 AM
There’s a dream scenario for the end of this season. Obviously Arsenal winning a trophy is a significant part of it, but it goes a bit deeper than that. Arsenal winning a European trophy, Arsene Wenger winning his first ever European trophy on his final game for the club, and Arsenal and Arsene W...
- Mon Apr 30 11:46 PM
FA Youth Cup final, second leg Arsenal 0 Chelsea 4 (Gilmour 10, Hudson-Odoi 56, 76, Anjorin 66) (Chelsea win 7-1 on aggregate) By Jeorge Bird @Emirates Stadium Arsenal worked extremely hard to get to the final of the FA Youth Cup for the first time in nine years but upon reaching that stage they...
- Mon Apr 30 10:50 PM
Even if you have no love for Tottenham, it’s been hard to overlook just how good the team have been under Argentine coach Mauricio Pochettino over the past couple of seasons. He has drilled the team into hard work on and off the pitch. Bought some wonderful players. And installed a winning mental...
- Mon Apr 30 7:54 PM
Santi Cazorla has not featured for Arsenal since October 2016 due to an Achilles injury which required several operations and a skin graft, but after returning to first-team training recently in the public eye before the Gunners’ Europa League semi-final first leg encounter with Atletico Madrid,...
- Mon Apr 30 6:59 PM
Arsenal playmaker Jack Wilshere
is yet to put pen to paper on a new contractual deal to ensure his ingenious services remain at the Emirates, although Gunners hero Perry Groves is adamant that the England midfielder will stay at his current employers past the imminent summer transfer window. Esse...
- Mon Apr 30 4:35 PM
I set myself a little experiment yesterday and took notes on the match. My first note is three minutes into the match, “Kolasinac w/a nearly disastrous pass. This is why he doesn’t play”. My second note, “Xhaka fouls Alexis”. My…
Royal Blue Mersey
- Mon Apr 30 4:05 PM
Well, that isn’t good. Everton fans have had a rough year, but are united behind a single fear - that Sam Allardyce is in the manager’s chair when the 2018-19 season opens. It had seemed a foregone conclusion that the big man would not return after awkwardly guiding the Blues to safety, given his...
- Mon Apr 30 12:38 PM
There have been a few tremendous achievements in football over the years. The treble winning United, invincible Arsenal, current prem points record Chelsea, and City looking set to beat them. There are arguments in favour of all, United had the most games to win a treble, Arsenal unbeaten, Chelse...
- Mon Apr 30 12:19 PM
Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. Defeat to Manchester United but a day from which we can draw some positives, not least the performances of some of the young players sent out at Old Trafford. We chat about the Konstantinos Mavropanos...
- Mon Apr 30 8:20 AM
Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video There’s never anything to enjoy losing to Manchester United, and the fact it was a Jose Mourinho managed Manchester United and a Marouane Fellaini winner made it an almost perfect trifecta of cuntery, but in the grand scheme of things there’s...
- Mon Apr 30 6:09 AM
Manchester United 2 Arsenal 1: Pogba needs midfield support, two positives for Gunners - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester United all-but secured second place in the Premier League on Sunday, with a last-gasp Marouane Fellaini header breaking Arsenal hearts and giving the hosts a 2-1...
- Mon Apr 30 4:00 AM
Sven Mislintat helps Arsenal close in on £17.5m deal for Borussia Dortmund favourite - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to the Daily Mail, Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, with Bild crediting the influence of Head of Recruitme...
- Sun Apr 29 9:56 PM
6 consecutive defeats on the road for them now. Bournemouth, Swansea, Spurs, Brighton, Newcastle and today United. Bunch of gutless half-men.
- Sun Apr 29 8:05 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hopes he gets the chance to face Arsene Wenger again after the outgoing Arsenal manager’s final visit to Old Trafford as Gunners’ boss ended in a 2-1 defeat on Sunday. Wenger was greeted by former United boss Alex Fergus...
- Sun Apr 29 8:00 PM
Arsene Wenger’s final visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal boss ended in misery after Marouane Fellaini
pounced highest to grab a last-ditch winner and Gunners youngster Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who performed valiantly on the day, has subsequently issued the north-Londoners’ ardent travelling support...
Republik Of Mancunia
- Sun Apr 29 7:48 PM
Manchester United gave Arsene Wenger a final defeat at Old Trafford thanks to a 2-1 scoreline on Sunday in what was the Frenchman’s 60th meeting with the Red Devils. Paul Pogba and Marouane Fellaini scored for the home side while former player Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored for the Gunners and contri...
- Sun Apr 29 7:08 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Arsene Wenger was honoured by Manchester United on his final visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal manager, but left beaten once more on the field as Marouane Fellaini
’s stoppage time header handed the hosts a 2-1 win. Wenger was greeted by former United boss Sir Al...
- Sun Apr 29 7:05 PM
When Arsene Wenger announced just nine days ago that he would be stepping down as Arsenal manager at season’s end, there was widespread relief. Hope that the timing of the announcement would instantly reenergize the club, and allow Wenger to receive the extended sendoff he deserved. It’s been “same
- Sun Apr 29 6:54 PM
That's why I love the club. So classy. Wenger treated better at Old Trafford than by his own fans.
- Sun Apr 29 6:52 PM
It was a familiar outcome for Arsenal today as they lost yet another away game, suffering a 2-1 defeat to Manchester United, but on this occasion there were at least some positives to take from proceedings. With Thursday’s Europa League semi-final, second leg away to Atletico Madrid in mind, seve...
- Sun Apr 29 6:28 PM
Kolasinac vs Pogba Danger cleared as United attack Pogba goal 1-0 Ooh..Mkhitaryan comes very close, inches wide Arsenal attack but Bellerin cross too close to keeper Multiple Arsenal penalty shouts Bellerin – brilliant control and clearance Aubameyang header, not enough on it Mkhitaryan run Man U...
- Sun Apr 29 6:22 PM
came up with a stoppage time winner to guarantee Manchester United Champions League football next season in what was Arsene Wenger’s final game at Old Trafford as Arsenal manager. Paul Pogba had given us an early lead when… Continue Reading → The post Player Ratings: Man Utd 2-1...
- Sun Apr 29 5:20 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was warmly greeted by the Manchester United fans and presented with a gift by former United boss Alex Ferguson on his final visit to Old Trafford as Gunners’ boss on Sunday. Wenger and Ferguson were fierce rivals for many...
- Sun Apr 29 5:11 PM
Arsene Wenger was greeted pitchside by Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho as applause from Manchester United fans rung out around Old Trafford.
- Sun Apr 29 3:48 PM
Manchester United vs Arsenal confirmed starting line-ups - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester United host Arsenal on Sunday aiming to boost their hopes of finishing as runners-up in the Premier League. United head into the game needing just seven points from their final four fixtures...
Republik Of Mancunia
- Sun Apr 29 3:42 PM
De Gea, Valencia, Lindelof, Smalling, Young, Herrera, Matic, Pogba, Lingard, Sanchez, Lukaku.
- Sun Apr 29 3:33 PM
Sir Alex Ferguson has paid homage to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger by lauding the Frenchman’s pioneering approach to the modern game and his uncanny capability of calibrating a squad worthy of snatching the Premier League title from under Manchester United’s nose, most notably at the turn of the mil...
- Sun Apr 29 3:29 PM
Manchester United will be looking to confirm a top four finish and further boost our chances of a second-place finish with victory over Arsenal at Old Trafford this afternoon. Arsene Wenger confirmed earlier this week that this will be his… Continue Reading → The post Confirmed Lineups: Man Utd v...
- Sun Apr 29 2:54 PM
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has admitted that it would be virtually ‘impossible’ to emulate Arsene Wenger’s illustrious legacy at Arsenal, as the modern game harbours far too many pressures which causes greater scrutiny upon a manager’s performance and prosperity. After spending 22 remar...
- Sun Apr 29 8:08 AM
It’s Man Utd v Arsenal today in a game which means as little as any ever has in the Premier League. We have nothing to play for domestically, fourth place is out of our reach and even a win today would leave us 6 points behind 5th with three games left. Arsene Wenger’s long history …
- Sun Apr 29 5:00 AM
Barcelona want deal with Arsenal for £100k-per-week ‘galactic signing’ after ‘tremendous mistake’ - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Don Balon, Barcelona want Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin to be their ‘galactic signing’ this summer after making a ‘tremendous mistake’ in signing...
- Sun Apr 29 3:00 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Man United vs. Arsenal on US TV in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place. Two of the biggest Premier League clubs clash on Sunday in a match of huge consequences for both clubs. United are fighting to finish in second place while Arsenal...
- Sat Apr 28 11:30 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes he can emulate Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger by coaching into his late 60s. Mourinho will face his old rival Wenger for the last time in an Arsenal match when the Gunners visit Old Trafford on Sunday. Mourinho’s lon...
- Sat Apr 28 9:19 PM
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has included five youngsters in his travelling squad for tomorrow’s game at Manchester United, with right-back Jordi Osei-Tutu amongst those included. Konstantinos Mavropanos, Joe Willock, Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah have also made the trip. With this game coming...
- Sat Apr 28 2:10 PM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger says he hopes his farewell match at Old Trafford on Sunday passes off “peacefully” but has admitted he is unsure he will ever be friends with Jose Mourinho. Wenger, 68, made the surprise announcement last week that he will end his 21-year reign at Arsenal when the sea...
- Sat Apr 28 1:00 PM
Manchester United host Arsenal in the Premier League at Old Trafford on Sunday as we look to close in on a second place finish. Arsene Wenger confirmed earlier this week that this will be his final season with the Gunners… Continue Reading → The post Man Utd handed excellent team news ahead of Ar...
- Sat Apr 28 8:47 AM
Morning all. It’s unusual that a game between Manchester United and Arsenal pales into insignificance, but that’s kinda where we are this morning because it falls between the two legs of the Europa League semi-final. It’s not completely without importance though. It’s Arsene Wenger’s last ever tr...
- Sat Apr 28 6:00 AM
Sven Mislintat ‘identifies’ Arsenal’s first summer signing who has ‘exit option’ - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to The S*n, Arsenal’s Head of Recruitment Sven Mislintat has identified Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno who could be the Gunners’ first signing of the summer if...
- Sat Apr 28 12:41 AM
FA Youth Cup final, first leg Chelsea 3 (Redan 66, 86, Guehi 77) Arsenal 1 (Amaechi 36) By Jeorge Bird @Stamford Bridge Stopping Chelsea, a club who have won the lost four editions of the FA Youth Cup, from retaining the trophy was always going to be a major task, but a bizarre substitution from …