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Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 6:33 PM
Thierry Henry was critical of Shkodran Mustafi’s performance in Arsenal’s 3-0 loss to Manchester City in the League Cup final at Wembley on Sunday. The former Valencia defender has failed to convince Arsenal supporters since his £35m move to the Emirates Stadium in 2016. The Arsenal centre-half s...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 6:23 PM
Gary Neville was critical of Shkodran Mustafi’s defending following Arsenal’s resounding 3-0 loss to Manchester City in the League Cup final at Wembley. The Germany international was guilty of some poor defending to allow Sergio Aguero to break the deadlock in the 18th minute. The South American...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 10:00 AM
Martin Keown is tipping Manchester City to beat Arsenal in the League Cup final on Sunday. The Gunners edged past defending Premier League champions Chelsea FC in the last four thanks to a 2-1 win at The Emirates. However, Arsene Wenger’s side will take on a Citizens outfit that are 16 points cle...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 9:00 AM
Ian Wright believes Arsenal will have a great shot at winning the League Cup final if Claduio Bravo starts in goal at Wembley on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners are looking to win the League Cup for the first time under Arsene Wenger after losing 2-1 to Chelsea and Birmingham City in 2007 and 2011....
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 8:30 AM
Ian Wright is optimistic that Arsenal are capable of beating Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners are understandably underdogs to win the League Cup for the first time under Arsene Wenger given Manchester City’s dominance this term. Arsenal are in s...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 8:15 AM
Dennis Wise is backing Manchester City to beat Arsenal in the League Cup final at Wembley on Sunday afternoon. The Citizens will be looking to exact revenge for their shock 1-0 loss to League One side Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup fifth round last week. Manchester City are sitting 16 points clear...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 8:00 AM
Charlie Nicholas admits Antonio Conte has won over the Arsenal legend since his impressive Premier League title success with Chelsea FC. The Italian coach took over the reins at Stamford Bridge in 2016 following Chelsea FC’s disappointing tenth-placed finish. The Blues won the Premier League titl...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 7:45 AM
Jamie Redknapp has warned Manchester City about “dangerous” Arsenal ahead of the League Cup final showdown at Wembley on Sunday. The Gunners head into the game on the back of their disappointing 2-1 loss to Ostersunds in the Europa League last 32 on Thursday night, but Arsene Wenger’s men still p...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 7:00 AM
Paul Merson is backing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to help to fire Arsenal to victory over Manchester City in the League Cup final on Sunday afternoon. The Gabon international has been getting used to life in London after completing his big-money transfer to The Emirates from Borussia Dortmund in t...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 6:35 AM
Jamie Redknapp has told Mesut Ozil that it is time for him to step up and perform in a big game for Arsenal against Manchester City in Sunday’s League Cup final. The Germany playmaker missed the Europa League clash with Ostersunds on Thursday night due to injury, but he will be hoping to feature...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 6:15 AM
Charlie Nicholas admits he wouldn’t he enthused about the prospect of Jose Mourinho becoming a future Arsenal manager. The Portuguese coach is currently in charge of Arsenal’s bitter rivals Manchester United following his appointment as Louis van Gaal’s successor back in May 2016. Mourinho led th...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 6:10 AM
Richard Dunne is backing Manchester City to beat Arsenal in the League Cup final at Wembley on Sunday afternoon. The Citizens will have a point to prove at the home of English football on Sunday following a surprise 1-0 loss to League One side Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup fifth round on Monday ni...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 6:00 AM
Charlie Nicholas has insisted that he would still take Arsene Wenger over Jurgen Klopp despite the Arsenal manager’s recent struggles. The Gunners boss has faced relentless criticism over the past two or three seasons following Arsenal’s lack of success in the Premier League and the Champions Lea...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 5:20 AM
Jamie Redknapp believes Eden Hazard has already struck up a positive partnership with Chelsea signing Olivier Giroud. The France international moved to the defending Premier League champions in a £21m deal from Arsenal on transfer deadline day last month. Giroud was brought in to bolster Chelsea’...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 5:00 AM
Dennis Wise believes the League Cup final will be the start of a disappointing end to the 2017-18 season for Arsenal. The Gunners will take on runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City in the Carabao Cup showpiece at Wembley on Sunday afternoon. Arsenal are in sixth place and a staggering 28...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 4:50 AM
Jamie Redknapp has admitted that he “feels sorry” for Mesut Ozil for the constant criticism aimed at the Arsenal playmaker. The 29-year-old is widely regarded as one of the Premier League’s finest attacking talents and he has been earning plenty of praise for his displays since his arrival in nor...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 12:30 AM
Jamie Redknapp is backing Aaron Ramsey to have a big say in the League Cup final if he is fit to face Manchester City with Arsenal on Sunday. The midfielder has been out of action in recent games due to injury but he will be hoping to prove his fitness as the Gunners look to … The post Jamie Re...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 25 12:00 AM
Jamie Redknapp is backing Manchester City to beat Arsenal to win the League Cup title on Sunday – but has warned Pep Guardiola’s men that the Gunners will make it extremely difficult for them. Arsenal are aiming to try and win the competition for the first time under Arsene Wenger as they look fo...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 24 11:30 PM
Granit Xhaka has taken to social media to reveal his excitement at seeing Arsenal be pitted against AC Milan in the Europa League last 16. The Gunners secured their progress to the last 16 of Europe’s second tier club competition by beating Swedish minnows Ostersunds over two legs this month. Wit...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 24 10:00 AM
Michael Owen is tipping Manchester City to beat Arsenal in a high-scoring game in the League Cup final at Wembley on Sunday. The Gunners edged past defending Premier League champions Chelsea FC in the last four thanks to a 2-1 win at The Emirates. However, Arsene Wenger’s side will take on a Citi...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 24 9:00 AM
Jack Wilshere has warned Manchester City that Arsenal have unfinished business in the League Cup final ahead of their meeting at Wembley on Sunday. The Gunners booked their place in the Carabao Cup showpiece thanks to a 2-1 win over Chelsea FC at the Emirates Stadium last month. Arsenal lost 1-0...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 24 8:15 AM
Paul Merson believes Arsene Wenger will be able to reflect on one of his best seasons at Arsenal if the Gunners win the Europa League and League Cup. The north London side booked their place in the Europa League last 16 on Thursday night after a 4-2 aggregate win against Swedish minnows Ostasunds...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 24 7:00 AM
Arsenal could be one of the teams in line to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid this summer if the Wales international leaves the Spanish club, according to reports in the British media. The Independent is reporting that the Gunners could be a potential destination for the 28-year-old attacker, wh...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 24 6:35 AM
Arsenal have been handed a potential boost in their reported pursuit of Nabil Fekir after FC Barcelona ended their interest in the Lyon attacker, according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Sport is reporting that the La Liga giants have decided against following up their interest in the 24-yea...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 24 12:00 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Manchester City to win the League Cup title with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Arsenal in the final on Sunday at Wembley. The Gunners head into the game fresh from booking their place in the last 16 of the Europa League, despite losing the return leg 2-1 to Ostersunds a...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 10:45 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 Feb 23 9:15 AM
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has admitted that Arsene Wenger’s ability to develop young talent drove the Armenia international to become an Arsenal fan. The Gunners signed the 29-year-old playmaker in a swap deal from Manchester United that saw Alexis Sanchez complete a move to Old Trafford. Mkhitaryan spe...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 8:45 AM
Henrikh Mkhitaryan believes Arsenal’s style of play suits the January signing given his success at Borussia Dortmund under Jurgen Klopp. The Armenia international established himself as one of the Bundesliga’s best players under the German coach during a three-season spell at Dortmund. Indeed, he...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 8:15 AM
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has rubbished the suggested that he can’t play in the same Arsenal team with Mesut Ozil. The Armenia international completed a move to Arsenal in a swap deal in the January transfer window that saw Manchester United bring in Alexis Sanchez. Mkhitaryan made three assists in an i...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 6:45 AM
Arsene Wenger has revealed that he is hoping that Mesut Ozil will be fit for Arsenal’s clash with Manchester City in the League Cup final on Sunday. The Germany playmaker has been struck down by illness once again after he helped the Gunners claim a 3-0 win over Ostersunds in the Europa League la...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 6:15 AM
Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette is on course to recover from his knee problem in four weeks. The France international moved to the north London side from Ligue 1 side Lyon in the 2017 summer transfer window. Lacazette moved to the Gunners in a club record £52m deal from...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 5:50 AM
Arsene Wenger is refusing to rule Aaron Ramsey out of contention to line up for Arsenal against Manchester City in the League Cup final on Sunday. The Wales international is struggling with a persistent groin problem that is threatening to sideline the 27-year-old for the Carabao Cup showpiece. R...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 9:45 AM
Arsenal are keen on signing Karim Benzema from Real Madrid this summer, according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Don Balon, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that the Gunners are looking into a possible transfer swoop to sign the France international in the summer. The Gunners have l...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 12:15 AM
Jose Mourinho has claimed that one of the main reasons why Alexis Sanchez chose to leave Arsenal for Manchester United was to play in the Champions League this season. The Chile international opted to quit The Emirates in the mid-season window after the relentless speculation about his future at...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 8:45 AM
Olivier Giroud has admitted that he couldn’t spent any more time on the fringes of the Arsenal team after his January move to Chelsea FC. The France international completed a £21m switch to the defending Premier League champions from the north London club on deadline day in the January transfer w...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 7:30 AM
Nabil Fekir’s agent has appeared to suggest that the attacker’s long-term future at Lyon is uncertain amid reports linking him with a move to Arsenal. The 24-year-old has been in superb form for the French side so far this season and has scored 16 goals and made six appearances in Ligue 1 this te...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 6:35 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has taken to social media to reveal that he is feeling fresh and ready for action as Liverpool FC turn their attentions back to the Premier League this weekend. The England midfielder travelled to Spain with the rest of the Liverpool FC squad last week for a warm weather t...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 5:50 AM
Olivier Giroud has revealed that Arsene Wenger’s desire to see the striker at the World Cup motivated the Arsenal boss to sanction his move to Chelsea FC. The France international completed a £21m move to the defending Premier League champions from their north London rivals on deadline day in the...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 4:40 AM
Arsenal, Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur are all keen on a move to sign Watford star Abdoulaye Doucoure, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that all three Premier League clubs hold a keen interest in the 25-year-old French midfielder as the summer transfer window d...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 9:45 AM
Chris Sutton is backing Olivier Giroud to enjoy a very successful career with Chelsea FC. The striker has been getting used to life at Stamford Bridge after having signed for the Blues from Arsenal in the January transfer window. Giroud opted to make the move across London after he struggled to h...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 9:15 AM
Tottenham and Arsenal are locked in a battle to try and sign teenager Ben Wilmot from Stevenage, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the two north London sides are trying to bring the 18-year-old centre-half to the Premier League as both Arsenal and Spurs look to...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 8:34 AM
Olivier Giroud has lifted the lid on why he is enjoying working with Chelsea FC manager Antonio Conte. The defending Premier League champions signed Giroud in a £21m deal from London rivals Arsenal in the January transfer window. Giroud has been tasked with providing Chelsea FC with a greater goa...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 7:30 AM
Chris Sutton believes that Chelsea FC’s signing of Olivier Giroud from Arsenal in January will help bring out the best from Eden Hazard. The Blues completed a deal to bring the 31-year-old France forward to Stamford Bridge at the end of the mid-season window as Giroud left Arsenal in search of so...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 7:00 AM
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang enjoyed a weekend off without any Arsenal commitments as spent some time with his girlfriend Alysha Behague. The 28-year-old striker has been getting used to life at The Emirates after signing for the north London club from Borussia Dortmund at the end of the January tra...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 5:40 AM
Chris Sutton believes Olivier Giroud is bringing out the best in Chelsea FC duo Eden Hazard and Pedro Rodriguez. The France international completed a move to defending Premier League champions from Arsenal in a £21m deal in the January transfer window. Giroud made his full Chelsea FC debut in a 3...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 4:30 AM
Arsenal are pondering a move to sign Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly in the summer transfer window, according to reports in Italy. Italian website Calciomercato, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that the Gunners are monitoring the defender’s situation at the Serie A club with a view...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 10:45 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 Feb 19 6:40 AM
Mesut Ozil looked to be in good spirits as the Arsenal star enjoyed some well-earned downtime with his girlfriend Amine Gulse in Turkey over the weekend. The north London club had a rare weekend off after their 3-0 win over Ostersunds in the first leg of their Europa League last 32 clash last wee...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 4:40 AM
Arsenal are weighing up a move to sign Chris Smalling from Manchester United in the summer transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is claiming that the Gunners are interested in signing the 28-year-old England defender as Arsene Wenger looks to add to his defens...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 12:30 AM
Owen Hargreaves has heaped praise on Chelsea FC for completing a deal to sign a “terrific” player by landing Olivier Giroud from Arsenal. The French striker signed for the west London club in January after spending five years at The Emirates but struggling for game-time in the first half of this...