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Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 9:45 AM
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he has been thrilled by how well Alexandre Lacazette has settled into life at Arsenal – and then challenged him to score his first away goal for the Gunners. The French striker joined the north London side from Lyon back in the summer transfer window and he has mad...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 9:15 AM
Laurent Koscielny is confident that Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez has put his summer transfer saga behind him. The Chile international was linked with a potential move to Premier League title favourites Manchester City in the summer transfer window. Sanchez’s proposed move to the Etihad Stadium...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 8:45 AM
Martin Keown insists Alexis Sanchez’s performance in Monday night’s 2-0 win against West Brom highlighted the forward’s continued commitment to Arsenal. The Chile international was thought to be on the brink of a move to Arsenal’s title rivals Manchester City in the summer transfer window. Sanche...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 8:15 AM
Thierry Henry has played down concerns about Alexis Sanchez’s performance level at Arsenal. The Gunners forward was linked with a move to their title rivals Manchester City in the summer transfer window but a deal failed to materialise. Indeed, Sanchez’s proposed transfer fell through on deadline...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 7:45 AM
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he is still not sure about Mesut Ozil’s fitness levels after the Arsenal star’s recent lay-off with a knee problem. The Germany playmaker has been out of action in recent weeks as he struggled with a minor knee issue but made his return on Monday night when he came...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 7:15 AM
Martin Keown is not sure that Mesut Ozil is guaranteed a starting spot in the Arsenal side in the Premier League this season. The Germany playmaker came in for huge amounts of criticism after Arsenal’s disappointing 4-0 loss to Liverpool at Anfield in the Premier League earlier this month. The 28...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 6:45 AM
Aaron Ramsey has admitted his delight at how well Alexandre Lacazette has started his Arsenal career. The French striker signed for the north London side from Lyon in the summer transfer window and he has been a regular fixture in the first team for Arsene Wenger’s men. Lacazette appears to have...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 6:25 AM
Jamie Carragher has revealed that he considers Aaron Ramsey to be one of Arsenal’s best players despite having been critical of the midfielder in the past. The Wales midfielder earned plenty of praise for his man of the match performance during Arsenal’s battling goalless draw with Chelsea at Sta...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 5:40 AM
Aaron Ramsey has urged his Arsenal team-mates to transform The Emirates in a fortress. The Gunners were 2-0 winners against West Bromwich Albion in north London on Monday night to close the gap on their title rivals. Arsene Wenger’s side were fortunate to escape punishment after Shkodran Mustafi...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 5:10 AM
Thierry Henry says Alexandre Lacazette needs to improve his finishing away from home after the Arsenal striker scored in a 2-0 win against West Brom at The Emirates on Monday night. The France international moved to Arsenal in a club-record £52m deal from Ligue 1 side Lyon in the summer transfer...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 4:50 AM
Thierry Henry has told Arsenal that they must now find consistency if they want to challenge for the Premier League title this season. The north London side have made a mixed start to the new campaign but they returned to winning ways on Monday night when they beat West Brom 2-0 at The Emirates....
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 4:30 AM
Martin Keown has admitted that he has been very impressed by Alexandre Lacazette’s strong start to life at Arsenal. The French striker continued his fine start to the new season on Monday night when he scored both goals in the Gunners’ 2-0 win over West Brom at The Emirates in the Premier League....
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 12:30 AM
Thierry Henry admits he will be intrigued to see where Aaron Ramsey will fit back into the Arsenal team when both Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are fit and available. Ramsey played in a more advanced role in midfield for Arsenal on Monday night as he helped the north London side notch up a 2-0 …...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 12:15 AM
Alan Smith lavished praise on both Nacho Monreal and Laurent Koscielny after Arsenal’s 2-0 win over West Brom in the Premier League on Monday night. The Gunners returned to winning ways in the top flight thanks to Alexandre Lacazette’s double as Arsene Wenger’s men moved up to seventh place in th...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 11:30 PM
Alan Smith believes that Arsenal still have some way to go if they want to challenge for the Premier League title this season. The north London side returned to winning ways in the Premier League on Monday night when they secured a 2-0 victory over West Brom at The Emirates. Two goals from summer...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 9:15 AM
Arsenal are keeping tabs on Le Harve defender Harold Moukoudi but face competition from three clubs for the teenager, according to reports. The Sun is reporting that the Gunners are looking at the possibility of signing the 19-year-old starlet but French clubs Bordeaux and Nice want the defender....
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 8:45 AM
Arsene Wenger has warned Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez that players who have left Arsenal have struggled following their north London exits. The Gunners are facing a battle to keep both Ozil and Sanchez at the Emirates Stadium with both Arsenal players available on a free transfer next summer. Sa...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 5:10 AM
Martin Keown has admitted that Arsenal are still a long way behind Manchester City and Manchester United despite Monday night’s 2-0 win against West Brom at The Emirates. The Gunners returned to Premier League action after Premier League leaders Manchester City were resounding 5-0 winners against...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 4:00 AM
Martin Keown believes the performances of Sead Kolasinac, Aaron Ramsey, Alexandre Lacazette and Alexis Sanchez were all positives for Arsene Wenger in Arsenal’s 2-0 win against West Brom on Monday night. The Gunners weren’t overly convincing in the final Premier League fixture in round six after...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 10:34 PM
Piers Morgan blamed Arsene Wenger for the lack of home fans at The Emirates on Monday night during Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over West Brom in the Premier League. There were a noticeable number of empty seats in the stands at The Emirates as Wenger’s men secured a home victory to move up to seventh p...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 10:05 PM
Thierry Henry praised Alexandre Lacazette’s reactions after the Arsenal striker broke the deadlock in Monday night’s 2-0 victory over West Brom. The France international moved to Arsenal in a club-record £52m deal from Ligue 1 side Lyon in the summer transfer window to bolster Arsene Wenger’s att...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 9:51 PM
Jamie Carragher felt that West Brom were denied a clear penalty as Arsenal eased to a comfortable 2-0 home win on Monday night. The Gunners extended their unbeaten run to five games since a 4-0 loss to title rivals Liverpool at Anfield at the end of August to get their Premier League campaign bac...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 9:15 AM
Ian Wright has claimed that Alexis Sanchez leaves the Arsenal team in a vulnerable position in their biggest Premier League games. The Gunners forward was left out of the Arsenal team in their goalless draw at defending Premier League champions Chelsea. The north London side produced one of their...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 8:45 AM
Ian Wright has heaped praise on Aaron Ramsey for his steely performances in the Arsenal team. The Wales international has been regularly criticised in recent seasons for his patchy form in Arsene Wenger’s team. Outspoken Arsenal shareholder Piers Morgan has been a very public critic of the 26-yea...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 8:15 AM
Ian Wright has urged Arsene Wenger to keep faith with Arsenal record signing Alexandre Lacazette. The Gunners signed Lacazette in a £52m record deal from Ligue 1 side in the summer transfer window. The 26-year-old scored on his Premier League debut in a 4-3 victory over Leicester City at the King...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 8:00 AM
Graeme Souness has likened Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea to Arsenal legend Pat Jennings. The Red Devils have been fending off interest from Real Madrid in their shot stopper over the past three or four seasons. De Gea came close to a move to los Blancos in 2015 but a deal fell through...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 6:15 AM
Ian Wright has named Mesut Ozil as Arsenal’s most technical player but questioned the German midfielder’s performances for the north London side. The Germany international was a noticeable absentee from Arsenal’s side for their trip to the Premier League champions at Stamford Bridge last weekend....
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 6:00 AM
Graeme Souness has urged Arsene Wenger to adopt a pragmatic approach when Arsenal travel to their title rivals. The Gunners boss made the controversial decision to leave out Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge last weekend. Arsenal produced a dogged performance to sec...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 5:50 AM
Leon Osman has warned Jurgen Klopp that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could quickly become disillusioned with life at Liverpool. The Reds manager handed his summer signing his first start on Tuesday night in a 2-0 League Cup loss to Leicester City since his £40m move to Liverpool from Arsenal. Oxlade-C...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 5:45 AM
Ian Wright believes Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka are forging a promising Arsenal partnership in midfield. The Gunners managed to bounce back from a tough start to the 2017-18 season with a goalless draw at defending Premier League champions Chelsea last weekend. Ramsey and Xhaka were two of the...
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...