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Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 3:40 PM
Thierry Henry praised Arsenal for producing a much-improved all-round performance as they secured a goalless draw with Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. Arsenal were much more solid than they have been in recent away games as Arsene Wenger’s men more than held their own against the Blues a...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 3:30 PM
Alan Smith picked Aaron Ramsey as the man of the match as Arsenal produced a disciplined display to earn a goalless draw at Chelsea on Sunday. The Gunners were much more solid than they have been in recent away games as they battled against the Blues to earn a point at Stamford Bridge. Ramsey had...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 3:22 PM
Jamie Carragher lavished praise on Alex Iwobi and Danny Welbeck for their solid performances in Arsenal’s goalless draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday. With Mesut Ozil out injured with a slight knee injury and Alexis Sanchez starting on the bench, Arsene Wenger op...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 10:20 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 - Sun Sep 17 9:32 AM
Jamie Redknapp believes Chelsea will be too strong for Arsenal when the title rivals meet at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners will make the short trip across London hoping to re-establish their title credentials following an uninspiring start to the Premier League campaign. Arsena...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 8:15 AM
Jamie Redknapp says Arsenal have to replicate their Community Shield and FA Cup performances to have any hope of beating Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. Some pundits have suggested that the north London side’s title challenge is already on the line after just four Premier League g...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 7:45 AM
Danny Murphy believes that Chelsea are on course to beat “naive” Arsenal in their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The north London side have made a stuttering start to the new season under Arsene Wenger after losing two of their opening four Premier League games to leave them w...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 7:15 AM
Chelsea don’t need to rush Eden Hazard back into their starting line-up against Arsenal on Sunday, according to Danny Murphy. The Belgian playmaker has been working his way back to full fitness for the west London side after missing the start of the campaign with an ankle problem. The 26-year-old...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 7:00 AM
Antonio Conte believes that Arsenal can still end up as one of the main contenders for the Premier League title this season. The north London side have made something of a stuttering start to the new campaign under Arsene Wenger after suffering two defeats in their first four Premier League games...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 6:35 AM
Alexandre Lacazette has revealed that he won’t feel completely settled at Arsenal until he has struck up a strong understanding with his team-mates at The Emirates. The French striker became Arsenal’s club record signing back in July when he joined the north London side from Lyon as Arsene Wenger...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 6:10 AM
Arsenal need to put in a champions performance at Chelsea before Arsene Wenger’s men can be discussed as potential title winners, Kevin Kilbane says. The Gunners have managed to recover from a shaky start to the 2017-18 season with back-to-back victories in the Premier League and the Europa Leagu...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 6:05 AM
Charlie Nicholas believes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will already be getting frustrated with a lack of first-team football at Liverpool. The England international opted to move to the Reds in a £40m deal from their title rivals Arsenal on transfer deadline day. Liverpool signed Oxlade-Chamberlain to...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 5:50 AM
Jamie Carragher has questioned why Arsenal didn’t go all out to sign N’Golo Kante ahead of Chelsea in the 2016 summer transfer window. Kante became a hot property in the Premier League in the 2015-16 season as the France international helped Leicester City to win an unprecedented title. Chelsea m...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 5:30 AM
Dietmar Hamann has questioned Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp’s decision to sign Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in the summer transfer window. The England international became the fourth summer signing on transfer deadline day after Liverpool agreed a £40m deal to sign the versatile mi...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 4:50 AM
Paul Merson believes that Alvaro Morata is ready to step in for Diego Costa and ‘terrorise’ Arsenal in Sunday’s clash with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The Spanish striker has made an impressive start to life in a Chelsea shirt since signing for the Blues from Real Madrid back in July Morata has s...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 4:49 AM
Paul Merson believes that Alvaro Morata is a level above Alexandre Lacazette following his strong start to life at Chelsea. The Spanish forward has hit the ground running at Stamford Bridge after signing for the west London side from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata has scored th...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 12:30 AM
Antonio Conte has told his Chelsea players that “anything can happen” during their crunch clash with Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday. The Blues head into the game looking to continue their recent good form in the top flight, with the west London side having won their last three Premier Le...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 12:00 AM
Antonio Conte is convinced that Arsenal are one of the best teams in the Premier League and warned his Chelsea side that they will have to be at their best against the Gunners on Sunday. The Blues are preparing to host the Gunners at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon as they look to gain reveng...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 11:30 PM
Antonio Conte says Eden Hazard is approaching full fitness but insists that he has not yet decided whether he wants to start the playmaker in Chelsea’s clash with Arsenal on Sunday. The Belgian midfielder has been recovering from an ankle injury after undergoing surgery at the start of the summer...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 6:00 PM
Jack Wilshere has appeared to confirm that he won’t be starting for Arsenal in their crunch clash with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The 25-year-old made his first appearance of the season for the north London side when he came off the bench in the 3-1 win over Cologne in the Europa Leagu...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 1:50 PM
Willian and Charly Musonda battled for possession at Cobham during Chelsea training as the Blues prepare for their crunch clash with Arsenal on Sunday. The Brazilian attacker will be hoping to line up for the Blues when they host their London rivals at Stamford Bridge this weekend. Chelsea have m...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 10:00 AM
Arsene Wenger has revealed that both Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil will undergo late fitness tests ahead of Arsenal’s trip to Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. The midfield pair both sat out Arsenal’s Europa League win over Cologne in midweek as the Gunners warmed up for their Premier League...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 9:48 AM
Arsene Wenger insists that his Arsenal team are ready to cause Chelsea serious problems when they travel to Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday. The Gunners head into the game looking to continue their recent good record against the Blues, with Wenger’s side having beaten Chelsea in t...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 9:30 AM
Jamie Carragher believes Chelsea can end Arsenal’s title challenge after just five Premier League games at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The Gunners have made an uncertain start to the Premier League campaign following a run of two victories and two defeats in their opening four fixtures. Arsenal ha...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 8:30 AM
Jamie Carragher believes Chelsea will make light work of Arsenal on Sunday unless Arsene Wenger changes his tactics at Stamford Bridge. The defending Premier League champions were 3-1 winners against the Gunners in their last top-flight meeting in west London in the second half of the 2016-17 sea...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 8:00 AM
Paul Ince is confident Chelsea will ease to a 3-1 win against Arsenal in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. The Blues are looking to record a fourth successive top-flight victory after the west London side bounced back from an opening day defeat in style. Indeed, Chelsea l...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 7:30 AM
Craig Bellamy is backing Chelsea to “blow Arsenal out of the water” in their crunch Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. The Blues have been in good form in recent weeks after having bounced back from a shaky start to the new campaign. Antonio Conte’s side lost the Communi...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 7:00 AM
Hector Bellerin has told Chelsea that Arsenal are determined to beat the Blues when they travel to Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon in the Premier League. The Gunners are preparing to take on their bitter London rivals as they look to get their Premier League campaign back on track. Arsenal ha...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 6:35 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Chelsea to get the better of Arsenal with a 2-0 victory over the Gunners in Sunday’s Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge. The Blues head into the game looking to build on their recent good form, with Antonio Conte’s men having won their last three games in the Premie...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 6:00 AM
Jamie Carragher believes Arsenal need to sign a world-class holding midfielder to improve their defensive performances. The Gunners made two signings in the summer transfer window as Arsene Wenger snapped up Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette and Schalke 04 defender Sead Kolasinac. Arsenal have alr...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 5:40 AM
Jamie Carragher believes Arsenal needed to sign Virgil van Dijk to challenge for the Premier League title this season. The Southampton club captain was linked with a move to Liverpool throughout the summer transfer window but a deal failed to materialise. The Merseyside outfit couldn’t get a deal...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 4:40 AM
Eden Hazard looks to be back in good condition and enjoying himself as he and his Chelsea team-mates prepare for their crunch clash with Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The Belgian playmaker has returned to action for the west London club in recent games after having just recovered from a s...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 4:30 AM
Danny Murphy is backing Chelsea to beat Arsenal in Sunday’s crunch Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge. The Blues head into the game looking to continue their recent good form, after having tied up victories against Tottenham, Everton and Leicester to move up into third place in the Premier L...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 12:00 AM
Mohamed Elneny is determined to help Arsenal claim three points against Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. The Egypt midfielder started Arsenal’s 3-1 Europa League victory over German side Cologne at The Emirates on Thursday night as the Gunners got their European campaign off to a winning...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 11:30 PM
Arsene Wenger has reassured Arsenal fans that Alexis Sanchez remains totally committed to the cause ahead of Sunday’s trip to Chelsea. The Chile international’s situation was a relentless source of speculation throughout the summer transfer window as he was constantly linked with a move away from...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 9:00 AM
Paul Merson is tipping Chelsea to beat Arsenal 3-0 at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday. The defending champions will be looking to secure their fourth successive Premier League victory to keep pace with title rivals Manchester City and Manchester United. Chelsea were 2-1 winners ag...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 8:30 AM
Martin Keown has challenged Arsenal to follow Manchester United’s example and win the Europa League this season. The Gunners missed out on a place in the Champions League this season after the north London side finished in fifth place in the Premier League table. Arsenal start their Europa League...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 8:00 AM
Martin Keown believes Chelsea v Arsenal could define both London clubs’ Premier League seasons. The Gunners will make the short trip across the English capital to face the defending champions at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. Arsenal suffered a chastening 4-0 loss to title rivals Liverpool...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 7:15 AM
N’Golo Kante has challenged Chelsea to find a “solution” to the fact that opposition teams are now ready to cope with the Blues’ style of play. The west London side earned plenty of praise for their performances last season as they won the Premier League title in Antonio Conte’s first season in c...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 6:25 AM
N’Golo Kante is confident that Chelsea will be able to claim victory when they host Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. The Blues head into the game fresh from their 6-0 thrashing of Qarabag in their Champions League opener at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. Th...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 6:15 AM
Martin Keown has urged Arsene Wenger to start Sead Kolasinac in Arsenal’s clash against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The Gunners will make the short trip across London in search of three points to boost their title bid following a difficult start to the season. Arsenal were unconvincing 4-3 winner...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 6:05 AM
Piers Morgan has claimed that Jack Wilshere should be starting ahead of Aaron Ramsey in the Arsenal team. The England international came on as a second-half substitute in Arsenal’s 3-1 win against Cologne in the Europa League on Thursday night. Wilshere came on as a replacement for Alex Iwobi and...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 5:40 AM
Michael Owen is confident Chelsea will sweep aside Arsenal in their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. The Blues made a disappointing start to the defence of their Premier League campaign following a shock 3-2 loss to Burnley at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea, however, have wo...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 12:00 AM
Arsene Wenger has insisted that contract talks with Mesut Ozil have not broken down and that Arsenal remain hopeful of tying him down to a new deal. The 28-year-old Germany international has entered into the final 12 months of his current deal, with his contract set to expire at the end of the se...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 14 11:05 PM
Lukas Podolski singled out Alexis Sanchez for special praise after the midfielder’s stylish cameo in Arsenal’s 3-1 win against Cologne at The Emirates on Thursday night. The retired Germany international is currently plying his trade in the Chinese Super League but managed to overcome the time di...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 14 10:55 PM
John Hartson hailed Alexis Sanchez as “different class” after the Arsenal striker scored the winner in a 3-1 victory over Cologne at The Emirates. The Gunners were looking to put their inconsistent Premier League form behind them with a solid debut performance in the Europa League. However, Colog...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 14 10:54 PM
Subdued Sanchez Arsene Wenger opted to play Alexis Sanchez for the full 90 minutes to give the Chilean some valuable game-time ahead of Sunday’s Premier League showdown with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The 28-year-old has been recovering from an abdominal problem, as well as the fall-out from a s...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 14 10:20 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 - Thu Sep 14 9:30 AM
Glenn Hoddle has warned Arsenal that they will face a tough task in trying to keep Eden Hazard quiet when they take on Chelsea on Sunday afternoon. The Belgian playmaker has recently made his return to action following a lengthy lay-off with an ankle injury after he had to undergo surgery at the...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 14 6:05 AM
Frank Lampard has admitted that he can see similarities between Manchester United signing Romelu Lukaku and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry. The Red Devils signed the Belgium international in a £75m deal from Premier League rivals Everton ahead of interest from defending champions Chelsea. Lukaku ha...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 14 4:50 AM
Frank Lampard has told Arsene Wenger to start Alexis Sanchez for Arsenal’s Europa League clash against Cologne on Thursday night to help him find his form ahead of Sunday’s trip to Chelsea. The Chile international came off the bench late on during Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Bournemouth at The Emirate...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 9:45 AM
Hector Bellerin has insisted that Alexis Sanchez is 100 per cent committed to Arsenal following summer of speculation for the Chile international. Sanchez was heavily linked with a transfer away from The Emirates during the summer transfer window after he entered into the final 12 months of his c...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 8:15 AM
Hector Bellerin has talked up the importance of the Europa League as a route back into the Champions League. The Gunners failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time under Arsene Wenger following a fifth-place finish last season. Arsenal lost 10-2 on aggregate to Bundesliga giant...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 7:30 AM
Michael Owen is tipping Olivier Giroud to fire Arsenal to victory in their Europa League opener against Cologne on Thursday night. The Gunners have had to settle for Europa League football this season after they ended up in fifth place in the Premier League last term. It marked the first time in...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 7:00 AM
Hector Bellerin believes that Chelsea’s Premier League title triumph last season proves that Arsenal can win the trophy this time around. The Blues lifted the Premier League trophy in Antonio Conte’s first season in charge at Stamford Bridge, despite making something of a shaky start to the campa...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 6:00 AM
Hector Bellerin insists Arsenal aren’t thinking about their trip to Chelsea at the weekend as the Gunners prepare to make their Europa League debut on Thursday night. The Gunners have endured a mixed start to the Premier League season following victories over Leicester City and Bournemouth in the...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 5:30 AM
Hector Bellerin believes Alexandre Lacazette is bringing out the best in his Arsenal team-mates. The France international moved to Arsenal in a club-record £52m deal from Ligue 1 side Lyon back in July to improve Arsene Wenger’s attacking options. Lacazette arrived at the north London club with a...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 5:10 AM
Frank Lampard has urged the Arsenal fans to get behind the team ahead of their Europa League clash against Koln on Thursday night. The Gunners have endured a mixed start to the Premier League season following two victories and two losses to leave Arsene Wenger’s side in mid-table. Arsenal were le...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 10:20 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 Sep 12 5:39 AM
Garth Crooks doesn’t consider Danny Welbeck to be a natural goal-scorer like Arsenal legends Denis Bergkamp, Thierry Henry and Ian Wright. The Gunners forward scored twice in a 3-0 win against Bournemouth in the Premier League at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Welbeck has now scored...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 5:00 AM
Garth Crooks has told Arsenal to forget about winning the Premier League title this season despite Saturday’s 3-0 win against Bournemouth. The Gunners made a return to winning ways at the Emirates Stadium following back-to-back Premier League defeats on the road before the international break. Ar...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 11:45 PM
Arsene Wenger has insisted that Alexis Sanchez has returned from international duty with Chile in good shape and dismissed claims that he is overweight. Sanchez came off the bench to play the final 15 minutes in Arsenal’s 3-0 victory over Bournemouth at The Emirates on Saturday as they got back t...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 8:15 AM
Arsenal are still interested in signing Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling despite missing out on the winger this summer, according to reports. The Mail on Sunday is reporting that the Gunners are still hoping to complete a deal to sign the Manchester City winger despite Pep Guardiola’s relu...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 8:00 AM
Thierry Henry has warned Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain that he will need to bring something different to prove a success at Liverpool. The 24-year-old decided to leave Arsenal and sign for their Premier League rivals on transfer deadline day after he opted against renewing his contract at The Emirates....
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 7:45 AM
Manchester United are prepared to rival Arsenal for the signing of France international Thomas Lemar, according to reports in England. The Sunday Mirror is reporting that the Red Devils are ready to enter the race to sign the promising AS Monaco midfielder. The same article states that Arsenal ar...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 6:45 AM
Arsenal have agreed a deal in principle to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco in January, according to reports in England. The Star on Sunday is reporting that the north London club have reached an agreement with the Ligue 1 side to sign the forward when the January transfer window opens. The same art...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 6:15 AM
Arsene Wenger has explained why Alexandre Lacazette didn’t start Arsenal’s 4-0 loss to Liverpool before the international break. The France international was named on the bench despite Lacazette scoring on his Premier League debut in a 4-3 victory over Leicester City at The Emirates. Lacazette go...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 5:50 AM
Arsene Wenger is tipping Danny Welbeck to have a big season for Arsenal. The England international scored twice in the north London side’s 3-0 victory over Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Arsenal striker has already found the net three times in four games to outscor...