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Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 11:40 PM
Jermaine Jenas believes that Danny Welbeck still has lots of work to do to reach the top of his game for Arsenal this season. The striker has recently recovered from a serious knee injury and has been working his way back to full fitness in recent weeks. Welbeck featured from the start but failed...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 8:31 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Arsenal to ease to a resounding win against Watford at The Emirates on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners have been on a dismal run of form in the Premier League over the past couple of months to heap pressure on Arsene Wenger. Indeed, Arsenal have lost four of their last fiv...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 8:06 AM
Arsenal are among the clubs monitoring Basel star Mohamed Elyounoussi ahead of the summer transfer window, according to reports in the British media. ESPN is reporting that the Gunners, along with Premier League rivals Leicester City and Southampton, are keeping tabs on the 23-year-old as the sum...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 7:36 AM
Martin Keown has questioned whether Granit Xhaka is good enough for Arsenal in the long-term. The Swiss midfielder has been a regular fixture in the Arsenal team all season as Arsene Wenger seems to have complete faith in the former Borussia Monchengladbach star. However, Xhaka has had his fair s...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 7:11 AM
Chelsea FC are leading Arsenal in the race to sign Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli in the summer transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is claiming that the Blues are now the bookmakers’ favourites to sign the 26-year-old defender this summer as the west London s...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 6:50 AM
Mesut Ozil could be sold by Arsenal’s next manager, according to Martin Keown. Arsene Wenger’s future at The Emirates has been a constant source of speculation in recent weeks following the north London side’s disastrous recent form. The Gunners were beaten by Manchester City in the League Cup fi...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 6:25 AM
William Gallas believes Chelsea FC signing Olivier Giroud can replace Alvaro Morata in Antonio Conte’s starting line-up. The France international completed a £21m move to Chelsea FC from north London side Arsenal on transfer deadline day in January. Giroud was signed to add more attacking depth t...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 5:56 AM
Paul Merson is hoping that Arsenal have enough to get past Watford in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners have lost four of their last five Premier League games to see their top-four challenge evaporate. Arsenal have lost to Brighton and Hove Albion, Manchester City, Swansea City...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 5:00 AM
Olivier Giroud seems to be settling in well to life at Chelsea FC following his move from Arsenal in the January transfer window. The French striker opted to leave the Gunners and sign for their London rivals in the mid-season window as he sought some more regular playing time before the World Cu...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 4:35 AM
Jakub Jankto’s agent has claimed that the Czekh Republic midfielder will consider moves to Arsenal or AC Milan this summer. The 22-year-old Czech Republic midfielder has been in fine form Udinese so far this season and has been earning praise for his solid displays for the Italian side. The attac...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 9 6:35 AM
Germany coach Joachim Low is the leading candidate to take over from Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager in the summer, according to reports in the British media. ESPN is reporting that the Germany head coach could well be in line to succeed Wenger at The Emirates as it becomes “increasingly likely”...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 9 6:35 AM
Martin Keown doesn’t believe Mesut Ozil is the right player to get Arsenal out of their current slump. The Gunners handed Ozil a new contract rumoured to be worth £350, 000 a week at the Emirates Stadium last month to secure the World Cup winner’s long-term future at the north London club. Arsena...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 9 6:01 AM
Arsenal and Chelsea FC are both interested in signing Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly in the summer transfer window, according to a report in England. The Daily Mirror is reporting that Arsenal and Chelsea FC are two of the Premier League clubs interested in signing the Senegal international. T...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 9 5:05 AM
Dietmar Hamann believes Alexis Sanchez has already peaked at Arsenal following his move to Manchester United earlier this year. The Chile international moved to Manchester United in a swap deal from the north London side in the January transfer window to finally end speculation surrounding his fu...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 8:32 PM
Piers Morgan couldn’t disguise his disbelief after Arsenal were 2-0 winners against AC Milan in the Europa League on Thursday night. The Gunners made the trip to the Italian giants in the first leg of their last-16 clash following a difficult week for Arsene Wenger and his players. Arsenal suffer...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 8:32 PM
Martin Keown praised Aaron Ramsey for showing “quick feet” for his goal in Arsenal’s 2-0 win over AC Milan in the Europa League last 16 on Thursday evening. The Gunners made the trip to the San Siro on a woeful run of form following four losses in their last five outings in all competitions to …...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 8:32 PM
Gary Lineker took to social media to poke fun at Arsenal despite their 2-0 win over AC Milan in the Europa League on Thursday night. The Gunners headed into the game looking to reverse their disastrous run of four defeats on the bounce and they produced a much improved display against the Serie A...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 10:31 AM
Martin Keown believes Jose Mourinho will be pleased about selling Henrikh Mkhitaryan after the Arsenal signing’s muted start at The Emirates. The Armenia international completed a move to Arsenal in a swap deal from Manchester United in the January transfer window. Mkhitaryan moved to the Gunners...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 9:59 AM
Arsenal and Watford are among the clubs interested in signing Bryan Cristante in the summer transfer window, according to reports in Italy. Italian news outlet Tuttosport, as quoted by the Watford Observer, is claiming that the Gunners and the Hornets are both pondering moves to try and sign the...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 9:22 AM
Ian Wright believes Arsenal are a long way off finishing in the top four in the Premier League in the near future. The Gunners lost 2-1 to relegation candidates Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League last weekend. The north London side are in sixth place in the Premier League table and 13...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 8:35 AM
Shkodran Mustafi is not good enough for Arsenal, according to Ian Wright. The Germany international moved to Arsenal in a £35m deal from La Liga giants Valencia in the 2016 summer transfer window. Mustafi established himself as a top La Liga defender during his spell at Valencia before his big-mo...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 7:33 AM
Manchester United have joined Arsenal and Liverpool FC in the race to sign Abdoulaye Doucoure from Watford this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Red Devils are now expressing an interest in the 25-year-old midfielder as the summer transfer...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 10:38 AM
Jurgen Klopp is encouraged by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s rapid progress at Liverpool FC. The England international moved to Liverpool FC in a £40m deal from their Premier League rivals Arsenal in the summer transfer window. Oxlade-Chamberlain opted to move to Anfield despite apparent interest from...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 8:56 AM
Arsenal are lining up a move to sign Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno to replace Petr Cech at the Emirates Stadium in the summer, according to a report in Germany. Bild, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that the Gunners are interested in signing the 26-year-old shot stopper ahead...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 8:41 AM
Charlie Nicholas believes Danny Welbeck will inspire Arsenal to victory over AC Milan in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 clash at San Siro on Thursday night. The Gunners lost 2-1 to relegation candidates Brighton and Hove Albion at Amex Stadium to limp to a fourth successive defeat i...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 7:18 AM
Ian Wright has claimed that Arsenal signed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after the rest of Europe’s top clubs dropped their interest in the striker. The 28-year-old became the north London side’s record signing back in January when the Gunners parted with a big-money transfer fee to bring him to the...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 6:21 AM
Thierry Henry believes Liverpool FC boss Jurgen Klopp deserves credit for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s dramatic improvement at Anfield. The England international moved to Liverpool FC in a £40m deal from their Premier League rivals Arsenal on transfer deadline day last summer. Oxlade-Chamberlain opt...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 6:06 AM
Thierry Henry says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is starting to find his best position in Jurgen Klopp’s team at Liverpool FC. The England international spent seven seasons at Arsenal following a move to the north London side from Southampton in a £10m deal in 2010. Oxlade-Chamberlain impressed in his...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 4:43 AM
Arsenal have sent scouts to watch Benfica winger Andrija Zivkovic ahead of the summer transfer window, with Manchester United also interested, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the north London side watched the 21-year-old winger in action for the Portuguese clu...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 6 10:36 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 6 9:42 AM
Arsene Wenger has revealed that he opted to rest Aaron Ramsey for Arsenal’s clash with Brighton on Sunday to reduce the risk of injury to the midfielder. The Wales international was left out of the squad completely as the Gunners slumped to another disappointing defeat in the Premier League to fu...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 6 8:37 AM
Manchester United face competition from Arsenal and Manchester City in the race to sign Napoli midfielder Jorginho, according to a report in England. The Sun is reporting that the Red Devils are interested in signing the Italy international at the end of the 2017-18 Premier League season. The sam...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 6 8:16 AM
Steven Gerrard believes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has adapted to Liverpool FC’s style of play under Jurgen Klopp. The England international moved to the Anfield outfit in a £40m deal from Arsenal on transfer deadline day last summer. Oxlade-Chamberlain struggled to fulfill his talent at the north L...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 6 7:36 AM
Arsene Wenger praised Petr Cech for taking to social media to accept that his performance for Arsenal against Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday wasn’t good enough. The goalkeeper conceded two goals in the first half on the South Coast as Wenger’s men slumped to their fourth straight defeat in al...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 6 7:36 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has admitted that he has been inspired by Mohamed Salah’s stunning form for Liverpool FC this season. Salah has been one of the Premier League’s top performing players this season and he has been earning plenty of praise for his performances for the Reds since his move to...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 6 6:27 AM
Steven Gerrard believes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is enjoying his football more at Liverpool FC than Arsenal. The England international moved to the Anfield outfit in a £40m deal from Arsenal on transfer deadline day last summer. Oxlade-Chamberlain had the option to move to defending Premier League...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 6 6:27 AM
Thierry Henry insisted that he would never shy away from a challenge when asked if he would like to be the next Arsenal manager. Arsene Wenger has found himself under increasing pressure at The Emirates in recent weeks after his Gunners’ side stuttering form in all competitions. The Frenchman wat...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 6 6:04 AM
Alan Smith has claimed that Arsenal signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a shadow of the player he was at Borussia Dortmund. The Gunners signed the Gabon international in a club record £56m deal from the Bundesliga giants in the January transfer window. Aubameyang was brought in to help replace A...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 6 12:35 AM
Arsene Wenger has admitted that Arsenal’s Europa League clash with AC Milan on Thursday night has taken on a much greater significance following their poor form in the Premier League. The Frenchman watched his side slump to their fourth successive defeat in all competitions on Sunday when they we...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 6 12:22 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has hit back at Thierry Henry and Gary Neville’s “stupid” comments about him after his impressive recent form for Liverpool FC. The England midfielder opted to leave Arsenal in the summer transfer window and move up north to link up with Jurgen Klopp’s team at Anfield. Oxl...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 5 11:49 PM
Petr Cech took to social media to admit that he needs to step his game up after Arsenal’s 2-1 loss to Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday. The Gunners conceded twice in the first half to once again condemn them to defeat and heap further pressure on Arsene Wenger at The Emirates. Goals from Lewis...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 5 11:03 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain took to social media to heap praise on Mohamed Salah after the attacker continued his fine form for Liverpool FC on Saturday in the 2-0 win over Newcastle. Salah netted the first goal of the game for the Reds as Jurgen Klopp’s men continued their fine form in the top fligh...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 5 11:03 AM
Granit Xhaka has let down Arsene Wenger this season, according to Arsenal legend Martin Keown. The Gunners signed the Switzerland international in a £33m deal from Borussia Monchengladbach last term. Arsenal were linked with a move to sign France international N’Golo Kante from Leicester City bef...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 5 10:30 AM
Martin Keown has claimed that Arsenal are at their lowest ebb in 37 years. The Gunners lost 3-0 to Premier League leaders Manchester City in the League Cup final at Wembley last weekend. Arsenal were looking to restore some pride with a big performance against the Citizens at The Emirates on Thur...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 5 9:25 AM
Gary Neville has ruled out Arsenal challenging for a top-four finish this season. The Gunners endured a disappointing weekend after Arsenal lost 3-0 to Premier League leaders Manchester City. Arsenal produced a very poor performance at Wembley as the Gunners were comprehensively outplayed. The no...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 5 8:53 AM
Arsenal could find it difficult to attract top players to the club under the current regime, according to Ian Wright. The Gunners suffered a humiliating 3-0 loss to Premier League leaders Manchester City in the League Cup final at Wembley last weekend. Arsenal failed to test Pep Guardiola’s side...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 5 7:32 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has admitted that it’s easy to play alongside Mohamed Salah when he’s in such good form for Liverpool FC. The Egypt international has been earning huge amounts of praise for his strong performances for the Merseyside outfit since he signed for the Reds from Italian side Ro...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 5 6:47 AM
Martin Keown has warned Arsenal will need to match AC Milan’s spirit to reach the Europa League quarter-finals. Arsenal suffered a surprise 2-1 loss to Swedish side Ostasunds in the second leg of their last-32 clash at The Emirates last week. However, Arsene Wenger’s side still managed to progres...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 5 6:00 AM
Ray Parlour believes Arsenal’s big problem is a lack of a holding midfielder. The Gunners signed Switzerland international Granit Xhaka in a £33m deal from Bundesliga outfit Borussia Monchengladbach in 2016. The 23-year-old has struggled to adapt to the Premier League despite arriving in the Engl...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 5 5:49 AM
Ian Wright has insisted that Mesut Ozil remains a world-class player at Arsenal. The German playmaker had entered the final six months of his current deal to prompt speculation surrounding his future. Alexis Sanchez was in a similar position to Ozil but the South American completed a move to Manc...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 5 4:49 AM
Arsenal are ready to sell Aaron Ramsey in the summer transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the north London side are ready to sell the Wales midfielder before his contract at The Emirates expires in the summer of 2019. The same report says th...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 4 3:46 PM
Gary Lineker took to social media to suggest that Arsene Wenger should himself consider his future at Arsenal after the Gunners slumped to a 2-1 loss to Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. Goals from Lewis Dunk and Glenn Murray put the home side 2-0 up at the Amex...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 4 3:31 PM
Thierry Henry praised Granit Xhaka for his role in Arsenal’s goal in the first half of the Gunners’ 2-1 loss to Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday afternoon. It has been a difficult few weeks for Arsene Wenger’s side and the north Londoners found themselves 2-0 down after goals from Lewis Dunk an...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 4 10:15 AM
Ian Wright believes Arsenal have promised to sign new players to build a team around Mesut Ozil. The Germany international put pen to paper on a long-term deal with the north London side until 2021. Ozil has signed a lucrative new contract thought to be worth in the region of £350, 000 a week. Th...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 4 9:06 AM
Paul Merson believes Arsenal are the worst team in England without the ball. The Gunners have endured a chastening week following a 3-0 loss to Manchester City in the League Cup final at Wembley last weekend. Goals from Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva at the home of English footbal...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 4 8:36 AM
Paul Merson doesn’t believe Arsene Wenger will be at Arsenal next season. The Gunners boss is coming under relentless pressure at the north London club following a difficult start to the calendar year. Wenger’s side suffered a humiliating 3-0 loss to Premier League leaders Manchester City at Wemb...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 4 8:09 AM
Paul Merson is confident Arsenal can still have a “great season” if Arsene Wenger leads the Gunners to Europa League glory. The north London side have endured a miserable start to 2018 following a third-round exit at Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup. Arsenal lost 3-0 to Premier League leaders Manc...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 4 7:17 AM
Phil Thompson has told Arsenal to spend big on signing a “leader” in the summer transfer window. The Gunners have been coming in for some intense criticism in recent weeks following a disappointing run of results for Arsene Wenger’s side. The north Londoners were comprehensively beaten 3-0 by Man...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 4 7:00 AM
Paul Merson has accused Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of not being good enough after Arsenal’s back to back defeats by Manchester City. The Gunners suffered successive 3-0 losses to the Citizens, both in the League Cup final and the Premier League, to heap further pressure on under-fire manager Arsen...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 4 7:00 AM
Loris Karius – Aside from the one stunning save in the first half, Lorius Karius had a quiet night. Looked assured when called upon. 7/10 Trent Alexander-Arnold – Occasionally suspect in possession, he was relatively subdued going forward, overall not up to his recent standards. 5 Virgil van Dijk...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 4 5:58 AM
Paul Merson is backing Brighton and Hove Albion to heap more pressure on Arsene Wenger with a victory over Arsenal at Amex Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners have endured a forgettable week after Arsenal lost 3-0 to Premier League leaders Manchester City in the League Cup final at Wembley l...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 4 5:58 AM
Martin Keown has described Yaya Toure as the player who got away from Arsenal. The Gunners signed his brother Kolo following a trial at the north London club in 2003. Yaya had a trial at the Gunners that summer but Arsene Wenger was unsure about the attacking midfielder. After failing to secure w...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 4 5:20 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is starting to turn a corner at Liverpool FC, according to Garth Crooks. Liverpool completed an audacious £40m swoop to sign Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal in the summer transfer window. Oxlade-Chamberlain opted to move to Liverpool FC ahead of interest from defending Pre...