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Sport Review - Sun Sep 24 6:45 PM
Alexandre Lacazette and Alexis Sanchez both looked to be in good spirits as Arsenal completed their final training session ahead of their clash with West Bromwich Albion at The Emirates on Monday night. The Gunners were put through their paces at the club’s London Colney training base as they com...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 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 - Sun Sep 24 8:30 AM
Gary Neville has told Arsene Wenger to send a tape of Arsenal’s performance at Chelsea to Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. The Gunners travelled to the defending Premier League champions looking to avoid another setback following a disappointing start to the season. Arsenal lost 4-0 to title rivals...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 24 8:12 AM
Ian Wright has defended Alex Iwobi over some “unfair” criticism aimed at the Arsenal midfielder. The Nigeria international was handed his first Premier League start of the season at Stamford Bridge last weekend. Iwobi showed discipline to help protect Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin in the goa...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 24 6:25 AM
Arsene Wenger has challenged Alex Iwobi to improve his game in the final third for Arsenal. The 21-year-old midfielder impressed as he played 80 minutes of Arsenal’s goalless draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League last weekend. However, the youngster has found his first-team o...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 24 6:10 AM
Paul Ince is backing Arsenal to ease to an easy win over West Brom at The Emirates on Monday night. The Gunners have managed to emerge from their mini crisis before the international break with a decent run in the Premier League and the cup competitions. Arsenal were 3-0 winners against Bournemou...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 24 6:05 AM
Gary Neville has praised Arsene Wenger’s role in Arsenal’s positive performance at Chelsea last weekend. The Gunners boss has been coming under pressure in recent weeks following the north London side’s disappointing start to the season. Arsenal lost 4-0 to title rivals Liverpool at Anfield at th...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 24 6:00 AM
Pat Nevin has hailed Arsene Wenger’s influence on Arsenal’s resolute performance in a goalless draw at Chelsea last weekend. The Gunners boss adopted a pragmatic approach for the trip to the Premier League champions and the move paid dividends as Arsenal produced one of their best performances on...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 24 5:55 AM
Ian Wright has warned Arsene Wenger that Alexandre Lacazette will start to become disillusioned if the Arsenal manager keeps substituting his record signing. The France international scored on his Arsenal debut in a 4-3 victory over Leicester City in their opening Premier League game of the 2017-...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 24 5:50 AM
Ian Wright has urged Arsene Wenger to adopt the same Arsenal tactics from their goalless draw at Stamford Bridge when the Gunners come up against their title rivals again this season. The north London side made the trip to their derby rivals on the back of a mixed start to the 2017-18 Premier Lea...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 24 5:40 AM
Leon Osman has questioned Jurgen Klopp’s decision to start Liverpool signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on the wing. The England international moved to Liverpool in a £40m deal from Arsenal in the summer transfer window. Oxlade-Chamberlain turned down a move to Premier League champions Chelsea in fa...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 24 5:30 AM
Mark Lawrenson is confident Arsenal will ease to a straightforward win against West Brom as long as Arsene Wenger’s men show patience at The Emirates on Monday night. The Gunners will be looking to build on their resilient goalless draw with defending Premier League champions Chelsea at Stamford...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 24 5:00 AM
Thierry Henry has played down the significance of Arsenal’s goalless draw at Chelsea last weekend. Arsene Wenger showed a pragmatic side as the Gunners managed to contain a Chelsea team that had won their last three Premier League games. Arsenal were without Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez but the...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 23 11:30 PM
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Arsenal are planning to open contract talks with both Danny Welbeck and Aaron Ramsey in the coming weeks and months. The Gunners have faced criticism for their poor handling of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil’s situations in recent months, with both of the attacking...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 23 10:00 AM
Danny Higginbotham is backing Arsenal to get back to winning ways in the Premier League with victory over West Bromwich Albion at The Emirates on Monday night. The Gunners have made something of a mixed start to the new Premier League season but earned praise as they battled to a goalless draw wi...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 23 7:45 AM
Charlie Nicholas believes that a fully-fit Danny Welbeck should start ahead of Alexis Sanchez in the Arsenal team. Welbeck did indeed start ahead of Sanchez in Arsenal’s goalless draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge last weekend, with the Chile international coming on as a late substitute. Howeve...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 23 7:15 AM
Jurgen Klopp has insisted that he is not concerned about Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s slow start to life as a Liverpool player. The 24-year-old midfielder signed for the Reds from Arsenal on transfer deadline day after Arsene Wenger agreed to let the England international leave the club and join a P...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 23 6:35 AM
Arsene Wenger believes that Alexandre Lacazette still has some work to do in order to adapt to the physical nature of the Premier League. The French striker has made a positive start to life at The Emirates since joining the north London side from Lyon in a club-record transfer deal back in July....
Sport Review - Sat Sep 23 6:00 AM
Paul Merson admits Arsene Wenger deserves credit for Arsenal’s performance at Chelsea despite labelling himself as a critic of the Gunners manager. The north London side have endured a mixed start to the Premier League season following a return of three points from their opening three top-flight...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 23 5:40 AM
Paul Merson has hailed Jack Wilshere as a “special player” but has admitted the midfielder’s future could lie away from Arsenal. The England international is facing an uncertain future at the north London club after entering the final 12 months of his Arsenal contract. The Gunners haven’t signall...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 11:30 PM
Paul Merson is tipping Arsenal to get back to winning ways in the Premier League by beating West Brom 2-0 at The Emirates on Monday night. The Gunners head into the game after having held defending champions Chelsea to a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge last weekend in the top flight. It has been...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 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 - Fri Sep 22 10:00 AM
Michael Owen is confident Arsenal will continue their excellent form at The Emirates on Monday night with a comfortable win against West Brom. The Gunners have won three of their last four games since a 4-0 loss to Liverpool at Anfield in their final fixture in August. Arsenal were 3-0 winners ag...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 9:30 AM
Martin Keown believes Arsene Wenger is restricting Alexis Sanchez’s minutes as the Arsenal boss puts his prized asset through a late “pre-season” regime. The Chile international was named on the bench for Arsenal’s last two Premier League games despite the Gunners making a poor start to the 2017-...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 8:45 AM
Arsene Wenger has defended his decision to omit Alexis Sanchez from his starting line-up for Arsenal’s last two Premier League games. Sanchez missed the north London side’s opening two Premier League games of the 2017-18 season following a 4-3 win against Leicester City and a 1-0 loss at Stoke Ci...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 8:15 AM
Jack Wilshere needs Granit Xhaka or Aaron Ramsey to pick up an injury to get a fresh start in the Arsenal team, Martin Keown has claimed. The England international is facing an uncertain future at the north London side after entering the final 12 months of his current contract. Wilshere is though...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 7:45 AM
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he is still deciding whether Jack Wilshere is ready to return to Premier League action for Arsenal. The midfielder played the full 90 minutes as Arsenal secured a 1-0 win over Doncaster at The Emirates on Wednesday night to book their place in the fourth round of t...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 7:15 AM
Gary Neville admits that he is intrigued to see how Alexis Sanchez will perform for Arsenal this season following the heavy speculation about his future in the summer. Sanchez was relentlessly linked with a move away from The Emirates during the off-season, with the 28-year-old’s current contract...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 6:45 AM
Gary Neville has insisted that Manchester United should always be challenging to sign the best players in the world after the recent reports linking the Red Devils with a bid to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal. There were reports in the British media earlier this week that Manchester United coul...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 6:35 AM
Arsene Wenger has said that he is hoping that Alexis Sanchez is now back to full fitness after he helped Arsenal reach the fourth round of the League Cup with a 1-0 win over Doncaster on Wednesday night. Theo Walcott scored the only goal of the game in the first half at The Emirates as … The po...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 5:50 AM
Arsene Wenger insists Alexis Sanchez is happy at Arsenal despite the striker’s subdued start to the 2017-18 season. The Chile international was named in Wenger’s starting line-up for just the second time this season on Wednesday night. The Gunners eased to a close-fought 1-0 win against Doncaster...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 5:10 AM
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Mesut Ozil will return to training ahead of Arsenal’s clash against West Brom on Monday night. The Gunners were without Ozil for Arsenal’s goalless draw with Premier League champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge last weekend after the World Cup winner picked up a kne...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 4:15 AM
Martin Keown has urged Jack Wilshere to knuckle down and work hard to prove himself at Arsenal before reassessing his options in January. The England international made his first Gunners appearance in over 12 months last week when Arsene Wenger used the 25-year-old as a second-half substitute in...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 12:30 AM
Leon Osman has warned Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain that he will need to significantly improve his performances if he wants to hold down a starting spot at Liverpool. The England midfielder joined the Reds from Premier League rivals Arsenal back in August after the Gunners opted to let the 24-year-old...
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...