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Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 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 - Fri Nov 24 10:00 AM
Paul Merson has warned Arsene Wenger that his Arsenal squad need to turn up at Burnley or risk an embarrassing loss. The Gunners were impressive 2-0 winners against Tottenham Hotspur in the north London derby at the Emirates Stadium last weekend. Arsenal outfought their bitter rivals and sealed t...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 8:45 AM
Paul Merson believes Arsenal will follow up their north London derby win with a 3-1 victory at Burnley on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners bounced back from a 3-1 loss to Premier League leaders Manchester City with an impressive performance against Tottenham Hotspur. Goals from Shkodran Mustafi and...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 8:00 AM
Michael Owen is tipping Burnley to secure at least a point from their clash against Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday evening. The Gunners were impressive 2-0 winners against bitter rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the north London derby at The Emirates last weekend. Arsenal surprised their cr...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 12:00 AM
Arsenal transfer target Joao Mario has been put up for sale by Inter Milan just 18 months after joining from Sporting Lisbon, according to reports in Italy. Italian outlet TransferMarketWeb, as quoted by the Sun, is claiming that the midfielder has fallen out of Luciano Spalletti’s plans. The sam...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 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 - Thu Nov 23 9:15 AM
Ian Wright has quashed talk of a gulf between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs have been making steady progress under manager Mauricio Pochettino since his appoointment as Tim Sherwood’s successor in 2014. Tottenham finished in third place behind Arsenal in 2015-16 before Spurs ended up as ru...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 7:30 AM
Nacho Monreal believes that Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will remain as Arsenal players until at least the end of the season. The pair’s futures have been relentless sources of speculation in recent months after they both entered into the final stages of their contracts at The Emirates. Both Ozi...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 6:35 AM
Arsenal have made Leon Goretzka their number one transfer target next year, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has singled out the 22-year-old Schalke midfielder as the north London club’s top transfer target next summer. Th...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 6:15 AM
Paul Merson believes Arsenal need to find greater consistency if Arsene Wenger wants to challenge Manchester City. The Gunners welcomed Tottenham Hotspur to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday evening looking to bounce back from a 3-1 loss to the Premier League leaders before the international break...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 6:00 AM
Gary Neville believes Alexandre Lacazette, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are capable of winning an incredible amount of games for Arsenal. The Gunners were 2-0 winners against Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s north London derby at the Emirates Stadium thanks to goals from Shkodran Mustafi and Alex...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 5:40 AM
Paul Merson has described Mesut Ozil as comfortably better than any other player in the Arsenal and Tottenham squads. The Germany international has been regularly criticised over the past 18 months or so following some dismal performances against Arsenal’s biggest rivals in the Champions League a...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 5:10 AM
Ian Wright has admitted that Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil would “light up” the Manchester United team. The Gunners midfielder’s future has been a source of relentless debate over the past 12 months or so. Ozil hasn’t signed a new deal with the Gunners despite entering the final year of his curre...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 11:30 PM
Jermaine Jenas has heaped praise on Arsenal’s fans for the amazing atmosphere they created during the 2-0 north London derby victory over Tottenham at the weekend. The Gunners produced an impressive performance against their bitter local rivals at The Emirates as goals from Shkodran Mustafi and A...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 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 - Wed Nov 22 10:00 AM
Craig Bellamy has claimed that Arsenal’s performance in a 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in their north London derby was their best in three seasons. The Gunners started the derby clash as underdogs following a disappointing 3-1 loss to Premier League leaders Manchester City before the internatio...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 9:45 AM
Shkodran Mustafi has bluntly rubbished suggestions he was close to quitting Arsenal in the summer transfer window. The Arsenal defender was one of the heroes for the Gunners on Saturday as he scored the opening goal in the 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the north London derby. Mustafi was...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 9:00 AM
Rio Ferdinand has warned Mesut Ozil and his Arsenal team-mates that they can’t afford to be selective when it comes to turning it on in big games. The Gunners welcomed their north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur to the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon looking to overtu...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 8:30 AM
Robbie Savage believes Mesut Ozil’s lack of consistency makes the Arsenal midfielder a frustrating player. The Germany international has been regularly criticised for his lack of commitment in Arsenal’s biggest games with his poor attitude setting a tone of the Gunners team. Arsenal suffered heav...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 8:00 AM
Rio Ferdinand has challenged Arsene Wenger to get his Arsenal team to replicate their derby performance on a weekly basis to establish themselves as a real Premier League force. The Gunners upset the odds with a brilliant performance in Saturday’s 2-0 victory over title rivals Tottenham in the no...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 7:30 AM
Granit Xhaka is convinced that Arsenal could still catch Manchester City in the race for the Premier League title. The Gunners have endured a stuttering start to the new season, with Arsene Wenger’s men currently in sixth place in the Premier League table and 12 points behind the leaders after 12...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 6:15 AM
Mesut Ozil is still a world-class footballer when the Arsenal midfielder is feeling motivated to perform at his full potential, Jermaine Jenas has claimed. The Germany international remains a controversial figure in the Gunners squad due to his refusal to sign a new contract with the north London...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 5:10 AM
Garth Crooks credit Alexis Sanchez with providing world-class leadership in Arsenal’s 2-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s north London derby. The Gunners welcomed their bitter rivals to The Emirates looking to protect a 100 per cent record at home in the Premier League this season. Ar...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 10:00 AM
Hector Bellerin believes Arsenal have silenced some of their critics with a 2-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend. The north London side made a disappointing start to the season following losses at Stoke City and Liverpool after a 4-3 win against Leicester on the opening day of the cam...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 9:30 AM
Graeme Souness has warned Arsenal that they will need to keep their game up when they travel to Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday. The Gunners earned plenty of praise for their performance on Saturday as they secured an impressive 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at The Emirates. Goals fr...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 9:15 AM
Hector Bellerin suggested Arsenal’s answered talk of a power shift with a brilliant performance in a 2-0 win against Tottenham on Saturday afternoon. The Gunners welcomed their north London rivals to The Emirates looking to make a swift return to winning ways following a 3-1 loss to Premier Leagu...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 8:45 AM
Hector Bellerin has spoken of his respect for Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil after the German’s mesmerising north London derby performance. The World Cup winner’s future at the Emirates Stadium has been called into question this season after the attacking midfielder entered the final 12 months of...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 6:45 AM
Thierry Henry has lavished praise on Arsenal for the Gunners’ “brilliant” performance in the 2-0 north London derby victory over Tottenham on Saturday. The Gunners have earned plenty of praise for their display as they ran out worthy winners against their bitter local rivals to move to within one...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 6:25 AM
Gary Neville has admitted that Mesut Ozil was by far the best player on the pitch for Arsenal in the 2-0 win over Tottenham in Saturday’s north London derby clash. The Germany playmaker was in fine form as he set up Shkodran Mustafi for Arsenal’s opening goal at The Emirates with a fine free-kick...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 6:10 AM
Thierry Henry believes Alexis Sanchez is committed to Arsenal judging by the forward’s performance in Saturday’s 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the north London derby. The Gunners forward has been heavily linked with a potential move to Manchester City over the past few months after entering t...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 5:50 AM
Jamie Redknapp has challenged Mesut Ozil to replicate his north London derby performance week in, week out in the Premier League. The German midfielder responded to his critics with a man of the match display in Arsenal’s 2-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur at The Emirates on Saturday afternoon. Oz...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 5:30 AM
Thierry Henry believes Mesut Ozil set the tone for the Arsenal team in Saturday’s 2-0 derby win against Tottenham Hotspur. Arsene Wenger made the decision to start the World Cup winner in the north London derby despite Ozil’s disappointing performance in a 3-1 loss to Manchester City before the i...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 5:10 AM
Mesut Ozil would be more appreciated at Tottenham Hotpsur than Arsenal, Garth Crooks has claimed. The Germany international produced a man of the match performance in a 2-0 win against Tottenham in the north London derby at the Emirates Stadium. The Arsenal midfielder unlocked the Spurs defence w...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 4:40 AM
Mesut Ozil picked up where he left off on Sunday after helping to fire Arsenal to a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the north London derby clash at The Emirates. Ozil was named as the man of the match as the Germany international helped to inspire the Gunners to a comfortable victory over their bit...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 12:45 AM
Shkodran Mustafi wouldn’t get in the Tottenham team despite his brilliant performance in Arsenal’s 2-0 derby win, Garth Crooks has claimed. The Germany international returned to the Gunners starting line-up following a spell on the sidelines with an injury problem since October. Mustafi scored Ar...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 12:00 AM
Gary Neville has admitted that Alexandre Lacazette is poised to terrorise defences alongside the likes of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez with Arsenal. The trio all started together up front for Arsene Wenger’s men on Saturday as the Gunners sealed an impressive 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the no...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 11:30 PM
Thierry Henry has raised questions about whether Alexandre Lacazette, Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil can play together “off the ball” for Arsenal. The potent attacking trio started up front for the north London side as Arsene Wenger’s men claimed a brilliant 2-0 victory over local rivals Tottenham...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 10:12 AM
Arsenal have stayed still while rivals such as Tottenham Hotspur have progressed, according to Ray Parlour. The Gunners have made a difficult start to the Premier League campaign as Arsenal look to make a return to the Champions League spots. The north London side signed Lyon striker Alexandre La...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 8:45 AM
Ray Parlour believes Arsenal need to sign a midfielder to give them more presence. The Gunners have made a disappointing start to the Premier League season despite a morale-boosting 2-0 win against Tottenham in Saturday’s north London derby. Arsenal are in fifth place in the Premier League table...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 7:30 AM
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he still isn’t sure whether Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will sign new contracts at Arsenal – but he insists that he’s convinced that they both do want to stay at the club. The pair were both in sublime form for the Gunners on Saturday as the FA Cup holders … Th...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 7:00 AM
Gary Neville has warned Mesut Ozil that he must continue to prove his critics wrong by replicating the type of performance he produced for Arsenal against Tottenham on Saturday. The Germany international was named as the man of the match as he helped to inspire the Gunners to a brilliant victory...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 6:35 AM
Gary Neville picked out Shkodran Mustafi for special praise for his performance in Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Tottenham in the Premier League on Saturday. The German defender was in impressive form for the north London side as Arsene Wenger’s men claimed the three points thanks to a fine derby displa...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 6:10 AM
Ray Parlour has warned Arsenal that it will be difficult to find another Arsene Wenger. The Gunners handed their under-fire Frenchman a new three-year deal in the summer despite missing out on a top-four place. Arsenal were 2-1 winners against defending Premier League champions Chelsea in the FA...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 5:10 AM
David Bentley has questioned Arsene Wenger’s handling of club-record Arsenal signing Alexandre Lacazette. The Gunners signed the France international in a £52m deal from Ligue 1 side Lyon in the summer transfer window having been linked with the striker regularly over the past few seasons. Lacaze...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 4:40 AM
Alexis Sanchez has taken to social media to celebrate Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Tottenham in the north London derby on Saturday afternoon. Sanchez scored Arsenal’s second goal as Arsene Wenger’s men put in an impressive performance in front of their home fans to defeat their bitter local rivals. Shk...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 12:00 AM
Thierry Henry has heaped praise on Mesut Ozil for his “amazing” performance against Tottenham in the north London derby on Saturday. Ozil was in fine form for the Gunners as he was named as the man of the match following a fine display from Arsene Wenger’s men against their bitter local rivals. T...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 11:30 PM
Gary Lineker has revealed that he is a huge admirer of Mesut Ozil and praised the playmaker for his performance in Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Tottenham on Saturday. The Germany playmaker was named as the man of the match as the Gunners beat their bitter local rivals in style with a brilliant performa...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 7:00 PM
Thierry Henry has praised Alexandre Lacazette for his “unselfish” performance in Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. The French striker featured from the start alongside Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez up front for the Gunners as Arsene Wenger’s men produced a sparkling displa...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 10:15 AM
Arsenal should make an audacious attempt to sign Gareth Bale to replace Alexis Sanchez, David Bentley has suggested. The Gunners are facing the prospect of losing the Chile international in the January transfer window amid reported interest from Manchester City. Arsenal could keep hold of Sanchez...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 9:15 AM
Darren Bent believes Arsenal still lack a leader in central midfield. The Gunners spent a club-record £52m fee on France striker Alexandre Lacazette from Ligue 1 side Lyon in the summer transfer window. The north London side also recruited Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac in a free transfer from B...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 6:45 AM
Arsenal and Everton are among the clubs keeping tabs on Middlesbrough’s teenage winger Marcus Tavernier, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Gunners and the Toffees are monitoring the 18-year-old’s development after his recent good form. The same report...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 6:05 AM
Shkodran Mustafi has revealed that he told Mesut Ozil to take the free-kick that led to his opening goal for Arsenal in the 2-0 win over Tottenham on Saturday afternoon. Ozil provided the cross for Mustafi’s opener in the 36th minute as the German defender headed his team into the lead. Alexis Sa...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 5:25 AM
Mesut Ozil has admitted that he was delighted for Alexis Sanchez after the Arsenal forward scored his side’s second goal in a 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s north London derby. The German midfielder could count himself a tad fortunate to be named in Arsene Wenger’s starting line...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 5:20 AM
Piers Morgan lavished praise on Arsenal for a “brilliant performance” after Saturday’s 2-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur in the north London derby. The Gunners were looking to return to winning ways in the Premier League following a 3-1 loss to leaders Manchester City before the international bre...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 12:15 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has suggested that Jurgen Klopp is a more demanding manager than Arsene Wenger following his move to Liverpool FC from Arsenal. The midfielder opted to leave The Emirates and sign for the Reds back on transfer deadline day in August and he has been getting used to life und...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 5:00 PM
Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette looked to be in high spirits as they posed for a picture in the Arsenal dressing room following their impressive 2-0 win over Tottenham on Saturday lunchtime. Ozil was named as the man of the match as the Gunners secured an impressive win over their bitter local...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 2:45 PM
Gary Lineker admits that Tottenham struggle in the big games after they were thoroughly beaten by Arsenal in Saturday’s north London derby clash at The Emirates. The Lilywhites were outplayed by their bitter local rivals at The Emirates as they struggled keep up with a rampant Arsenal display. Ar...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 2:39 PM
Gary Neville heaped praise on Arsenal for their strong performance in their victory against Tottenham in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. The Gunners headed into the game under pressure to return to winning ways after the disappointment of their 3-1 loss to Manchester City before the int...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 2:30 PM
Gary Neville lavished praise on Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil for their performances in Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Tottenham in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. The duo, whose futures have been relentless sources of speculation in recent months after they both entered into the final year of...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 11:20 AM
Martin Keown has warned Tottenham Hotspur that Arsenal will be a “different animal” in the north London derby at The Emirates on Saturday afternoon. Spurs have made a promising start to the 2017-18 season following a return of 23 points from their opening 11 games in the Premier League. Tottenham...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 10:15 AM
Paul Merson believes Alexandre Lacazette warrants a place in the Arsenal side for his first north London derby on Saturday afternoon. The Gunners made the France international their most-expensive signing after Arsenal agreed a £52m fee with Ligue 1 side Lyon back in July. Lacazette scored within...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 10:00 AM
Martin Keown believes there has been a power shift between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. The Gunners will welcome their bitter rivals Tottenham to the Emirates Stadium in the north London derby in Saturday’s early kick-off. Arsenal finished 11 points behind Tottenham last season as the Gunners e...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 9:15 AM
Jamie Redknapp has branded Arsenal’s handling of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez’s contract saga as “amateurish”. The Gunners have failed to agree a deals with both Ozil and Sanchez despite the Arsenal pair entering the final 12 months of their current contracts. The World Cup winners has been link...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 8:45 AM
Jamie Redknapp admits he would be worried about Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey if the retired Spurs captain was still in the Tottenham dressing room. The Wales international has been one of the few positives for Arsenal in an otherwise disappointing start to the Premier League season. Ramsey has score...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 8:30 AM
Martin Keown is backing Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur to secure a 2-2 draw at The Emirates on Saturday afternoon. The Gunners will welcome their bitter Premier League rivals to The Emirates for the north London derby. Arsenal haven’t won a derby clash at their home stadium since a 2-0 win against...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 8:15 AM
Paul Merson has urged Arsene Wenger to start Jack Wilshere for the first time in the Premier League this season in Saturday’s north London derby. The Gunners midfielder has found his first-team opportunities limited this season after falling down the pecking order at The Emirates. Wilshere was se...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 7:45 AM
Darren Anderton is backing Tottenham to beat Arsenal in Saturday’s crunch north London derby clash at The Emirates. The Lilywhites head into the game having made a strong start to the Premier League season, with Mauricio Pochecttino’s men currently third in the table and eight points behind leade...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 7:15 AM
Darren Bent is expecting to see a thrilling game when Arsenal take on Tottenham in Saturday’s crunch north London derby clash at The Emirates. Arsene Wenger’s men are aiming to get back to winning ways in the top flight after the disappointment of their 3-1 loss to Manchester City before the inte...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 6:45 AM
Matthew Upson says Tottenham are the clear favourites to beat Arsenal in Saturday’s crunch north London derby clash at The Emirates. Spurs head into the game in a solid position in the Premier League table, having kept themselves in third place after their 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace before t...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 6:25 AM
Charlie Nicholas has urged Arsene Wenger to play Alex Iwobi from the start for Arsenal in their crunch clash with Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. The Gunners head into the crunch derby clash looking to get back to winning ways in the Premier League after the disappointment of their 3-1 loss to Man...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 6:15 AM
Arsenal aren’t underdogs in Saturday’s north London derby at The Emirates, Martin Keown has insisted. The Gunners will welcome third-placed Tottenham Hotspur to The Emirates in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon hoping to make a swift return to winning ways. Arsenal suffered a resounding 3-...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 6:00 AM
Martin Keown has told Arsene Wenger to start Jack Wilshere for Arsenal’s home clash against Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s north London derby. The Gunners midfielder has struggled to secure first-team football at the Emirates Stadium this term following his return from a loan spell. Indeed, Weng...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 5:40 AM
Jamie Redknapp is tipping Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur to share the spoils in Saturday’s north London derby at The Emirates. The Gunners will host their bitter rivals for the first time in 2017-18 with three points imperative to keep their fading top-four hopes alive. Indeed, Arsenal’s 3-1 loss...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 5:30 AM
Paul Ince is backing Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur to play out a 2-2 draw in the north London derby at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Gunners will welcome their biter rivals in the Premier League’s early kick-off as Arsenal look to get back to winning ways following a disappointi...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 5:20 AM
Paul Merson has told Arsene Wenger to resist the urge to start Mesut Ozil in Saturday’s north London derby. Arsenal will entertain their bitter rivals Tottenham Hotspur at The Emirates in search of three points following a 3-1 loss to leaders Manchester City last time out. Ozil was criticised for...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 5:09 AM
Arsenal’s hopes of signing Nabil Fekir in the January transfer window have taken a blow after Lyon’s president said that he expected the attacker to stay at the French club. The north London side have been linked with a move to sign the Lyon attacking midfielder in recent days as Arsene Wenger po...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 5:00 AM
Martin Keown believes Eric Dier’s best position is on the right side of a three-man defence ahead of Totteham Hotspur’s trip to Arsenal. The England international has established himself as one of the best defensive players in the Premier League over the past 24 months or so. Dier started his Tot...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 12:30 AM
Charlie Nicholas has told Arsene Wenger to drop Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez for Arsenal’s crunch clash with Tottenham – and start Alexandre Lacazette and Danny Welbeck instead. The Gunners are preparing to take on their bitter local rivals at The Emirates as they look to bounce back to winning...