- Thu Sep 7 11:50 AM
London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has voiced confidence that Alexis Sanchez will put his aborted transfer to Manchester City behind him “very quickly”. Arsenal reportedly agreed a fee for Sanchez with City on transfer deadline day, only for the deal to collapse after Wenger was unable...
- Thu Sep 7 9:23 AM
The Arsenal Walking Wounded - Injury News Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 07/09/2017 09:13:59 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Arsenal FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.
The Tomkins Times
- Thu Sep 7 8:11 AM
Second in the league, six big chances for in the two most recent games against Hoffenheim and Arsenal, with none conceded; Liverpool travel to Manchester City on Saturday lunch-time on the back of scintillating attacking performances against two sides who tried to attack us, and without the inter...
- Thu Sep 7 7:45 AM
Although things could be better at Arsenal right now, I’m looking forward to Saturday’s game against Bournemouth. Not because I’m especially confident, not because I think we’re going to blow them away and get back on track, not because I think the manager is going to show us some clarity of thin...
- Thu Sep 7 1:30 AM
London (AFP) – Under fire from furious fans and unable to placate his unsettled stars, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger finds himself assailed by familiar problems just weeks into the new season as he battles to salvage his tarnished reputation. Just four months ago, the Frenchman was celebrating an...
- Wed Sep 6 8:31 PM
Alexis Sanchez posted the following on his Instagram account: “You get tired of being criticised with or without reason, you get tired of those who want you to lose, you get tired of saying to yourself ‘once more I’ll get up’ after crying after a defeat, and you get tired of telling the world and…
- Wed Sep 6 8:31 PM
gave his first post-Arsenal interview to LFCTV and had some very nice words to say about his new manager Jurgen Klopp King of the Kopp and you can’t help but read this as a stinging criticism of his former manager Arsene Wenger. Ox peppered his interview with phrases like...
- Wed Sep 6 7:40 PM
London (AFP) – Paris Saint Germain forward Kylian Mbappe says he rejected an approach from Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger in favour of moving to the French giants. Mbappe spoke with Wenger over the possibility of leaving Monaco to join the Gunners, but instead he decided to return to the French ca...
- Wed Sep 6 7:25 PM
Arsenal move was possible, says Kylian Mbappe - originally posted on Sportslens.com Paris Saint-Germain’s 18-year-old superstar Kylian Mbappe has revealed that joining Arsenal this summer was a ‘real option’. The Parisians signed Mbappe on a season long loan deal from AS Monaco. The deal could be...
Cartilage Free Captain
- Wed Sep 6 7:18 PM
Another L for Arsenal as Dele gets a ratings bump. It’s that glorious time of the year once again. FIFA 18 is just around the corner and the ratings blitz has officially begun. EA Sports released the first batch of ratings on Tuesday as the 100-81 ranked players in the game saw their new stats re...
- Wed Sep 6 6:19 PM
Wenger playing loose with Arsenal cash could be the final straw, Sanchez should have been sold to Man City - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsene Wenger’s admission that allowing Alexis Sanchez to see out the final year of his contract could cost Arsenal as much as £140 million should send...
- Wed Sep 6 6:00 PM
If you are over the age of 20, a loan spell usually forms the opening paragraph of your last chapter with Arsenal. Time and again in recent years since ‘Project Youth’ was closed off, players have been released on loan either to park problems (Podolski, Szczesny, Senderos, Perez, errr, Park) or b...
- Wed Sep 6 5:28 PM
By Jonathan Blaustein Well, that didn’t last long. The brief period of early-season optimism, I mean. That little window of time when each team starts fresh, all records are equal, and the early-morning-dream-haze lingers on the vision of Per Mertesacker hoisting the EPL trophy. In fairness, I ne...
- Wed Sep 6 1:42 PM
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/sport/jose-mourinho-interview-romelu-lukaku-would-now-be-worth-150m-neymar-changed-everything-dqm3c5d06 Spoiler José Mourinho interview | transfer saving deals, digs at Conte+Wenger, needs another summer window
- Wed Sep 6 12:26 PM
Quote from redindian on Today at 12:44:25 am Apparently, yes. That is, if you can trust arseblog. Hope it is OK to post this link here: https://arseblog.com/2017/08/arsenal-transfer-shambles-latest/ Confirms
- Wed Sep 6 7:49 AM
Morning all. That’s it, the Interlull is done and dusted, and we can get back to what’s important: figuring out how the hell to beat Bournemouth. More on that anon. It looks as if everyone who was away on international duty will be coming back unscathed, there are no reports of any injuries at th...
- Wed Sep 6 7:00 AM
On This Day in Football: Cannons, Blood and Scorpions - originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1913, Arsenal, then going by the name of Woolwich Arsenal, played their first ever game at the Highbury stadium. It was the beginning of the 1913-14 season and Arsenal had just moved from Ma...
- Tue Sep 5 10:43 PM
I’ve gone podcast crazy this week! Following up on the great discussion about the youth system with Jeorge Bird, here’s another show for you. With me to discuss what has been a very interesting summer for Arsenal is the BBC’s David Ornstein. No doubt many of you saw his summary of our off-season,...
- Tue Sep 5 9:41 PM
http://www.football365.com/news/wenger-abolish-january-window-and-restore-decency “We are here to entertain people and you can do that with people who are really on board together, to achieve something together and not every minute that it doesn’t go well to think ‘where can I go next?’ I believe...
- Tue Sep 5 7:55 PM
Wenger wants the January transfer window to be scrapped - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsene Wenger has called for the ban of the January transfer window as he believes it serves as nothing but a distraction for unsettled players who focus on their next move rather than show commitment to...
- Tue Sep 5 7:31 PM
Arsenal have submitted their squad for the group stages of the Europa League, with Reiss Nelson amongst several youngsters included. Krystian Bielik, Eddie Nketiah, Josh Dasilva, Joe Willock, Marcus McGuane, Charlie Gilmour, Ben Sheaf, Tafari Moore, Chiori Johnson, Hugo Keto, Tolaji Bola, Aaron E...
- Tue Sep 5 6:16 PM
German legend blasts Ozil, says Gerrard was right about Arsenal star - originally posted on Sportslens.com German legend Stefan Effenburg says Steven Gerrard
’s recent criticism of Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil was fully justified. The former Liverpool star questioned Mesut Ozil’s desire after Ars...
- Tue Sep 5 6:12 PM
Tottenham and Liverpool linked with Barcelona star, but Arsenal appear his most likely destination - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham, Arsenal and Liverpool have been linked with a move for Barcelona midfielder Rafinha. The 24-year-old looked set for a move away from the Nou Camp thi...
- Tue Sep 5 3:37 PM
The dinosaurs ended deus ex machina when a 10km wide asteroid collided with Earth. I like to think that at least some of them were munching on a plant when the asteroid screamed through the atmosphere and that they paused for a second and thought “oh fuck.” Debris was thrown into the atmosphere a...
- Tue Sep 5 7:47 AM
I’m sure by now you’ve seen the contents of David Ornstein’s Tweet about Arsenal’s summer, what happened, and how it all went down. If not, you can read it in full here. It’s a perfect illustration of how context is so important. It’s not just what happens, but how it happens. The club’s insisten...
- Tue Sep 5 12:47 AM
Appalling performance tonight..curious to see if Klopp indeed promised a place in midfield as rumoured and who's place is he going to take..altough based on tonight's performance I hoped he lied to him
- Mon Sep 4 8:23 PM
David Ornstein, Arsenal twitter’s most trusted reporter (and butt of tons of puns based on his last name), dropped a bomb this morning – posting
- Mon Sep 4 4:37 PM
There’s no Arsecast Extra today because James got married at the weekend as is rightly having a few days away. We’re not leaving you high and dry podcast-wise though. With me in this episode to discuss the Arsenal youth system is Jeorge Bird. Jeorge’s long running blog is the definitive source fo...
- Mon Sep 4 3:37 PM
We have a week of distance from that debacle at Anfield, the melee of the transfer window is slowly beginning to fade into the distance and the end of the first intrusive international break of the season is almost upon us. With all that in mind, it seems to be a good time to look … The post Ta...
- Mon Sep 4 8:15 AM
Morning, welcome to a new week, the Interlull is still upon us, but over the weekend Arsene Wenger provided some titbits in an interview with Telefoot. He spoke about the bid for Thomas Lemar, confirmed we’d offered €100m and said we’d try again for him at some point in the future. Most interesti...
- Sun Sep 3 6:19 PM
Mesut Ozil is Arsenal’s most talented player – It’s not just the “what Mesut sees” stuff, the great passes and corner kicks, but also the
- Sun Sep 3 12:33 PM
Former Man Utd star believes Alexis Sanchez holds key to Arsenal success - originally posted on Sportslens.com Gary Neville
insists Arsenal can enjoy a successful season, but only if forward Alexis Sanchez plays at the top of his game. Sanchez missed out on a deadline day move to Manchester City...
Republik Of Mancunia
- Sun Sep 3 11:00 AM
Following the 2-0 defeat in the FA Cup at home to Arsenal, Sir Alex Ferguson was furious with the team, and kicked a boot across the dressing room. Remarkably, the boot hit David Beckham in the face, even though it was a complete accident on behalf of the manager. Beckham received medical attenti...
- Sun Sep 3 10:41 AM
Arsenal defender Krystian Bielik has been ruled out until the beginning of December after undergoing surgery on his shoulder injury. The Poland youth international suffered the problem during the recent U23 game against Manchester City and was subsequently unable to go out on loan in the closing...
- Sun Sep 3 9:43 AM
Happy Sunday to you all. We’re right in the thick of the Interlull, and yesterday I watched Ireland play Georgia for a bit. I did not realise that Georgia were actually Brazil. At least I think that’s what happened, because they were doing this crazy thing with the football. What they did was, an...