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Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 9:45 AM
Thierry Henry may no longer be coaching some of Arsenal’s rising talents but the Gunners legend is keeping a close eye on their development at The Emirates. The former France international worked with Arsenal’s Under-18 team as the Premier League legend completed his Uefa A coaching license. Howe...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 9:00 AM
Mesut Ozil was keen to show Arsenal fans that he is still in good shape despite his fitness setback. The Germany international missed Arsenal’s trip to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge last weekend as Arsene Wenger’s side battled to a goalless draw. Ozil was omitted from the match day squad due to a mu...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 6:35 AM
Alexandre Lacazette is backing Reiss Nelson to develop into a top player for Arsenal in the coming seasons. The 17-year-old has emerged as one of the Gunners’ most exciting young prospects as he looks to break into the first team under Arsene Wenger at The Emirates. Lacazette has already got his...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 6:15 AM
Arsene Wenger says Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is close to a return to full fitness. The Gunners midfielder returned to Arsene Wenger’s squad at the start of the 2017-18 season following his loan spell at Bournemouth. Wilshere failed to make a big impression at the Cherries and Bournemouth d...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 5:55 AM
Jack Wilshere is hoping to swap Arsenal for West Ham in an attempt to resurrect his stalling career, according to reports in England. The Daily Star is reporting that Wilshere was left disillusioned after Arsene Wenger failed to include the England international in his squad to face Premier Leagu...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 5:50 AM
Emile Heskey admits he was disappointed with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s full debut in Liverpool’s 2-0 loss to Leicester City on Tuesday night. The England international completed a £40m move to Liverpool from their title rivals Arsenal on the final day of the summer transfer window. Oxlade-Chamber...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 5:10 AM
Arsenal are set to be offered the chance to sign Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema in a £44m deal, according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Don Balon, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that Real Madrid are considering selling the France international to the north London club next sum...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 4:40 AM
Alexandre Lacazette is backing Eddie Nketiah to develop into a top player for Arsenal in the coming seasons. The French striker is currently getting used to life at The Emirates after signing for Arsene Wenger’s side from Lyon back in July as the Gunners bolstered their attacking options. Lacazet...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 12:37 AM
Emile Heskey has backed Liverpool’s signing of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal during the summer transfer window. The England midfielder signed for the Reds from Arsenal on transfer deadline day as Jurgen Klopp opted to bolster his attacking options at Anfield. Oxlade-Chamblerlain was made t...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 11:30 PM
Mesut Ozil has taken to social media to reveal that he is closing in on a comeback for Arsenal after he missed the Gunners’ goalless draw with Chelsea last Sunday due to injury. The Germany playmaker missed the stalemate at Stamford Bridge due to a minor knee problem as Arsene Wenger’s men were w...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 9:45 AM
Ian Wright has urged Arsene Wenger to stick with the Arsenal team that drew 0-0 at Chelsea on Sunday and leave out Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. The Gunners boss left Sanchez on the bench for the trip to Stamford Bridge as club-record signing Alexandre Lacazette started up front for Arsenal. Ozi...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 8:45 AM
Ian Wright has paid credit to Aaron Ramsey for never hiding even in some of Arsenal’s worst performances. The Wales international is a figure who divides opinion amongst most Gunners supporters despite his undoubted ability. Ramsey is often the subject of harsh criticism from outspoken Arsenal fa...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 8:15 AM
Ian Wright believes there are signs of a promising midfield partnership blossoming between Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka. The Gunners endured a tough start to the season following losses on the road at Leicester City and Liverpool after a 4-3 win against Leicester City on the opening day of the 2...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 7:00 AM
Ian Wright has suggested that Alexis Sanchez is not a crucial part of the Arsenal team in the big games. The Chile international is widely regarded to be one of the Premier League’s finest attacking talents and he has earned plenty of new admirers since his transfer to The Emirates from Barcelona...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 6:15 AM
Ian Wright has hinted that Mesut Ozil’s muscle injury could be designed to spare the Arsenal midfielder the embarrassment of being left out of the Arsenal team. The Germany international wasn’t named in the Gunners squad for their trip to Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon as Arsene Wenger named...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 6:00 AM
Pat Nevin has taken plenty of encouragement from Eden Hazard’s cameo performance in Chelsea’s 0-0 draw with Arsenal at Stamford Bridge last weekend. The Belgium international made his return from a broken ankle in a 2-1 win at Leicester City earlier this month after Hazard replaced Cesc Fabregas...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 12:00 AM
Aaron Ramsey was clearly Arsenal’s man of the match against Chelsea on Sunday and the midfielder deserved plenty of praise for his performance, according to Danny Murphy. The Wales midfielder was heavily criticised for his below-par performance as Arsenal slumped to a demoralising 4-0 loss at the...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 11:30 PM
Jurgen Klopp has told Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain that he will need to be patient to earn a regular spot in the first team at Liverpool. The England midfielder signed for the Reds from Arsenal on transfer deadline day last month as he opted to leave The Emirates for a new challenge. However, Oxlade-C...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 9:45 AM
Jose Mourinho has admitted that he was pleased to see the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea drop points in the Premier League title race last weekend. The Gunners held the Blues to a battling goalless draw at Stamford Bridge as Arsene Wenger’s men produced an improved display to pick up their first aw...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 9:15 AM
Aaron Ramsey has challenged his Arsenal team-mates to build upon their performance against Chelsea. The north London side managed to restore some confidence with a dogged goalless draw with the Premier League champions at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The Gunners were tipped to lose to the title hol...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 8:30 AM
Arsene Wenger has attempted to explain his decision to substitute record signing Alexandre Lacazette during Arsenal’s goalless draw at Chelsea on Sunday afternoon. The France international started his first Premier League game on the road after Wenger named the 26-year-old on the bench at Liverpo...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 7:45 AM
Gary Neville has insisted that he was “delighted” to see Arsenal produce a much improved performance and earn a draw from their clash with Chelsea on Sunday. The Gunners more than held their own against the defending champions on Sunday afternoon as Arsene Wenger’s man took home a point following...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 7:00 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he considers Arsenal to be one of the top teams in England after the Gunners held Chelsea to a goalless draw on Sunday. The north London side battled hard against Conte’s men at Stamford Bridge in their Premier League encounter as they earned a deserved point from...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 6:35 AM
Thierry Henry insisted that David Luiz full deserved his red card during Chelsea’s goalless draw with Arsenal on Sunday. The Brazilian defender was given his marching orders late on for a dangerous tackle on Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac. Luiz was shown a straight red card and will now be suspe...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 5:50 AM
Aaron Ramsey has praised his Arsenal team-mates for a statement performance in a goalless draw with Chelsea on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners made the short trip across London looking to end a two-game losing streak on the road in their opening two Premier League games. Arsenal lost 1-0 at Stoke C...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 4:40 AM
John Hartson claims that Arsene Wenger is “relying” on Alexis Sanchez to help Arsenal finish in the top four this season. The Chile international’s future was a relentless source of speculation throughout the summer transfer window as he was heavily linked with a move to Manchester City. However,...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 12:30 AM
Thierry Henry has told Antonio Conte that he made a big mistake by not starting Tiemoue Bakayoko in Chelsea’s goalless draw with Arsenal on Sunday. The Chelsea boss opted to pair Cesc Fabregas with N’Golo Kante in central midfield for the west London side against the Gunners, but the pair struggl...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 12:15 AM
Gary Neville believes that Arsenal supporters should be pleased by the improved performance they produced during their goalless draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The north London side were heavily criticised for their 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Liverpool before the international...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 10:15 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 - Mon Sep 18 10:00 AM
Cesc Fabregas has said that he still feels very “attached” to Arsenal despite having signed for London rivals Chelsea. The Spanish midfielder spent eight years at Arsenal under Arsene Wenger before opting to return to his boyhood club Barcelona in the summer of 2011. However, Fabregas only spent...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 9:45 AM
Piers Morgan could not help but aim a dig at Aaron Ramsey after Arsenal’s goalless draw with Chelsea on Sunday. The Gunners produced a much improved performance against the Blues as they were able to head back home with a point from the clash in west London. Ramsey was one of Arsenal’s best playe...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 4:50 AM
Aaron Ramsey has taken to social media to express his delight at helping Arsenal take a point from their goalless draw at Chelsea on Sunday. The Wales midfielder was named as the man of the match as the north London side produced a much-improved display against the Blues to claim their first away...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 4:40 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed that he is hoping Pedro Rodriguez will be back in good shape as soon as possible after he suffered an ankle problem in Chelsea’s goalless draw with Arsenal on Sunday. The Spanish midfielder looked to be in considerable pain at Stamford Bridge in the first half of the Pr...
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...