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Guardian - Wed Jan 10 10:01 PM
The chant from the Arsenal fans was clear and it was directed at the press box. “You don’t know what you’re doing, ” they sang. The target was not hunched over a laptop. This one was for Arsène Wenger, who had taken up residence among the folk he has variously described as snakes, sharks and phil...
Guardian - Wed Jan 10 6:57 PM
• French midfielder primed for move to the club sitting third in La Liga • Departure a further indication that Jack Wilshere will stay at Arsenal Francis Coquelin is primed to join Valencia from Arsenal for £12m. The defensive midfielder’s opportunities have dried up this season and he has starte...
Guardian - Wed Jan 10 6:45 PM
League Cup semi-final updates from the 8pm GMT kick-off Arsenal to start Sánchez despite Manchester City’s £20m offer And feel free to drop Scott a mail 12.36pm GMT Welcome to our coverage of the first leg of the Carabao League Cup semi-final between bitter London rivals Chelsea and Arsenal. And...
Guardian - Wed Jan 10 9:46 AM
Today’s fluff was a surprise In recent times, for a fee of around £20m, you could have bought either Nathan Aké, Kevin Wimmer or Marko Arnautovic. Set to join their ranks, then, is Alexis Sánchez , who may or may not have a few thoughts about the sort of company that puts him in if his proposed m...
Guardian - Tue Jan 9 10:30 PM
The spot-kick controversy against Chelsea remains a sour point for the manager as his side face them again in the League Cup semi-final first leg In a week when two of his counterparts have been unable to let sleeping dogs lie, something is still biting away at Arsène Wenger too. The injustice he...
Guardian - Tue Jan 9 5:25 PM
• Pep Guardiola hopes to complete signing of Chile forward • City willing to wait until summer if latest bid is rejected Manchester City have offered Arsenal £20m in an attempt to secure the signing of Alexis Sánchez in the January transfer window, with the Chile forward understood to have alread...
Guardian - Tue Jan 9 3:26 PM
• Italian says he has no regrets over war of words with United manager • Conte says Eden Hazard is fit to Arsenal in Carabao Cup Antonio Conte has made it plain that he will not forget José Mourinho’s verbal attack on him nor does he have any regrets over his part in the war of words that has bro...
Guardian - Tue Jan 9 10:16 AM
• Nigeria international filmed out in early hours before Forest defeat • Arsène Wenger: It is impossible to go out 48 hours before a game Alex Iwobi will be fined by Arsenal after partying until the early hours of Saturday morning ahead of Sunday’s FA Cup defeat at Nottingham Forest, boss Arsène...
Guardian - Tue Jan 9 8:53 AM
Today’s fluff shines on an unexposed location (location) Alexis Sánchez is so keen to push through his much-mooted move to Manchester that he is willing to lose out on the £25m windfall that would accompany a summer free transfer and let Pep Guardiola give the sum – which might otherwise have bec...
Guardian - Mon Jan 8 3:30 PM
• City believe they can land Sánchez in January for around £30m • Pep Guardiola also revives interest in West Brom defender Jonny Evans Manchester City are set to make a fresh bid for Alexis Sánchez, with the club believing the Chilean can be prised from Arsenal this month. The forward is due to...
Guardian - Sun Jan 7 9:19 PM
• Manager ‘very hurt’ by 4-2 defeat against Nottingham Forest • ‘I just think we were not good enough anywhere, ’ says Wenger Arsène Wenger turned on his players after watching them go out of the FA Cup to Nottingham Forest and admitted it “hurts very much” to experience a third-round defeat for...
Guardian - Sun Jan 7 6:17 PM
To put this result into perspective, Arsène Wenger had never previously lost an FA Cup third-round tie in his 21 years as the longest-serving manager in the country. He has won this trophy seven times, which is the same as Chelsea and Liverpool have managed throughout their entire histories, and...
Guardian - Sun Jan 7 3:56 PM
Updates from the 4pm GMT kick-off at the City Ground Amy Lawrence: Clough memory stirs Wenger’s nostalgia Nick Miller: Hope for Forest future despite latest firing Email Michael or tweet @michaelbutler18 3.53pm GMT I wasn’t sure about this personally , but Wenger has confirmed he is allowed to ta...
Guardian - Sat Jan 6 10:30 PM
A third-round FA Cup tie at Nottingham Forest has the Arsenal manager longing for a time when managers made the difference and football was less predictable The subject of Nottingham Forest has Arsène Wenger spooling back through his memory bank to a match at the City Ground in the early days of...
Guardian - Fri Jan 5 4:03 PM
• Arsenal manager’s comments to Mike Dean followed draw at West Brom • Wenger’s punishment starts at Nottingham Forest in FA Cup on Sunday Arsène Wenger has been handed a three-match touchline ban and a £40, 000 fine following a Football Association misconduct charge over comments he made about t...
Guardian - Fri Jan 5 9:00 AM
Derby County’s experienced defender is hoping for a change in FA Cup fortunes at Old Trafford on Friday after suffering heartbreak with Hull City Curtis Davies has got a lot on. He has missed only seven minutes of league football for Derby since his summer move from Hull City – recently completin...
Guardian - Thu Jan 4 5:41 PM
The accusation of some kind of premeditated campaign by referees against Arsenal is ludicrous – if Wenger is preparing his team for bad decisions what does that say about their mindset? There was a classic Arsène Wenger moment on Wednesday as he walked towards the exit door of the media auditoriu...
Guardian - Thu Jan 4 4:33 PM
In today’s Fiver: Wenger goes into Fume Mode, Imre Varardi versus a pie and more Fiver backlogs They say bad luck always comes in threes, and that’s something Arsenal can tell you all about. Last night, they conceded a very soft penalty to Eden Hazard and Chelsea, a decision that comes hot on the...
Guardian - Thu Jan 4 2:44 PM
• ‘I’ve been dairy- and gluten-free for six weeks, ’ Arsenal midfielder says • After team’s late equaliser against Chelsea he felt ready to push on Jack Wilshere is ticking off the important markers in his recovery towards the level of football he wants to be at consistently – and he credits part...
Guardian - Thu Jan 4 10:30 AM
The Gunners manager’s fatal attraction to playing at all costs leaves defence as an afterthought – as highlighted in the 2-2 draw with Chelsea Stoppage time provided a vignette of classic latter-Wenger Arsenal. Hearts were in mouths, and nobody knew whether to celebrate or panic or faint. Having...
Guardian - Thu Jan 4 8:40 AM
Arsène Wenger is once again unimpressed with a referee's performance following Arsenal's 2-2 draw with Chelsea on Wednesday night. Chelsea were awarded a penalty in the second half of the Premier League meeting which Wenger calls 'a farcical decision' Arsenal’s Arsène Wenger unsurprised by ‘again...
Guardian - Thu Jan 4 12:20 AM
• Gunners manager fumes over spot-kick ruling in 2-2 draw with Chelsea • Antonio Conte: There’s frustration for coaches but we must accept decisions Arsène Wenger made the extraordinary claim that he knew beforehand his Arsenal team would be the victim of a “farcical” refereeing decision as he co...