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Sport Review - Sat Dec 30 10:00 AM
Michael Owen believes West Brom will get a positive result against Arsenal at the Hawthorns Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Arsenal secured a 3-2 win against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Thursday night thanks to goals from Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez to secure just their third win on t...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 30 7:00 AM
Arsenal are lining up a transfer bid for Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez in January, according to reports in Algeria. Algerian outlet Le Buteur, as quoted by the Sun is claiming that the Gunners are keen to make a new bid for the Algerian playmaker, who has been on the club’s radar since 2016. T...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 30 6:40 AM
Paul Merson is fully expecting to see Arsenal claim a 3-1 victory over West Brom in Sunday’s game at The Hawthorns. The Gunners head into the game on the back of their 3-2 win over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Thursday night. Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Shkodran Mustafi handed the Gunners...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 30 6:25 AM
Jack Wilshere has insisted that he is “sure” he will end up signing a new contract at Arsenal before the end of the season. The England midfielder has been in fine form for the Gunners this term after having broken into the first team in recent weeks. The 25-year-old made his third Premier League...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 30 5:00 AM
Mark Lawrenson is tipping Arsenal to slump to another Premier League defeat on the road when the Gunners make the trip to West Brom on Sunday afternoon. The north London side secured a 3-2 win against struggling Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Thursday night thanks to goals from Shkodran Musta...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 30 4:40 AM
Thierry Henry has admitted his disappointment that Arsenal have not been able to tie Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil down to new contracts at The Emirates. The pair’s futures have been relentless sources of speculation this season after they entered into the final few months of their contracts. San...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 30 12:30 AM
Arsene Wenger has revealed that he has been delighted by Jack Wilshere’s recent improved performances for Arsenal. The England international has earned his place back in the Arsenal first team in recent weeks after having returned to the club from his loan spell at Bournemouth last season. Wilshe...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 30 12:12 AM
Thierry Henry has admitted that he is “astonished” by the fact that Arsenal have allowed both Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil’s contracts to run down. The pair’s futures have been relentless sources of speculation in recent months after they both entered into the final 12 months of their deals at T...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 29 11:30 PM
Thierry Henry has admitted that he was left baffled as to why so many of Arsenal’s players failed to celebrate their second goal against Crystal Palace on Thursday night. The Gunners had led 1-0 thanks to Shkodran Mustafi’s goal, only to be pegged back by Andros Townsend’s equaliser shortly after...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 29 11:54 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 Dec 29 10:15 AM
Arsenal duo Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez will both start the 2018-19 season in Manchester, Sky Sports News reporter Kaveh Solhekol has claimed. The Gunners are facing a battle to keep their two prized assets at the Emirates Stadium given the pair have little over six months remaining on their cu...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 29 8:15 AM
Gary Neville believes Alexis Sanchez is under more pressure than Mesut Ozil at Arsenal. The Gunners pair still haven’t agreed new deals with the north London club with little over six months remaining on their current contracts at The Emirates. Sanchez was linked with a move to Manchester City in...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 29 7:45 AM
Jose Mourinho has been urged to make a transfer move to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in the January window by Tony Cascarino. The Red Devils have been in stuttering form in recent weeks and have recently been held to 2-2 draws by both Burnley and Leicester City. Manchester United’s two slip-u...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 29 5:55 AM
Thierry Henry accused Granit Xhaka of “going to sleep” in the second half of Arsenal’s 3-2 win over Crystal Palace to allow Ruben Loftus-Cheek a chance to score. The Gunners returned to winning ways at Selhurst Park on Thursday night as they successfully bounced back from their 3-3 draw with Live...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 29 5:20 AM
Arsenal could be in a favourable position to sign Leon Goretzka given their past dealings with Schalke 04, according to Sky Sports News reporter Kaveh Solhekol. The Gunners are one of the Premier League clubs being linked with a potential deal to sign the 22-year-old midfielder on a free transfer...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 29 5:00 AM
Leon Goretzka will only consider a move to a Champions League club in the summer, Dharmesh Sheth has warned Arsenal and Manchester United. The Schalke 04 midfielder is one of the top free agent prospects ahead of the summer transfer window with little over six months remaining on the 22-year-old’...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 29 12:15 AM
Gary Neville has warned Arsenal against trying to cash in on Alexis Sanchez in the January transfer window. The Chile international’s future has been a relentless source of speculation in recent weeks after both he and Mesut Ozil entered into the final few months of their contracts at The Emirate...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 28 10:10 PM
Danny Murphy hailed Alexis Sanchez as one of the top five players in the world following his goal in Arsenal’s 3-2 win at Crystal Palace. The Chile international helped the visitors to make the breakthrough in the first half after he deflected the ball into Shkodran Mustafi’s path and the German...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 28 9:52 PM
Danny Murphy singled out Jack Wilshere for special praise for his role in Arsenal’s 3-1 Premier League victory over Crystal Palace on Thursday night. The England international made his third Premier League start in a row for the Gunners after having won back his place in the starting line-up in A...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 28 9:00 AM
Paul Merson believes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is well-suited to Liverpool FC. The England international completed a £40m move to Liverpool FC from Arsenal in the summer transfer window despite interest from defending Premier League champions Chelsea. Oxlade-Chamberlain arrived at Liverpool FC with...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 28 8:30 AM
Paul Merson believes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is thriving at Liverpool FC because the England midfielder is seeing more of the ball. The Liverpool FC summer signing scored the Merseyside outfit’s fifth goal in a 5-0 an emphatic win over Swansea City at Anfield on Boxing Day to cap an impressive st...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 28 8:00 AM
Jamie Redknapp praised Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for making the brave decision to move to Liverpool FC from Arsenal in the summer. The England international made the surprise decision to call time on his north London career following a £40m move to top-four rivals Liverpool FC on deadline day in th...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 28 6:45 AM
Arsenal have made a £36m bid to try and sign Karim Benzema from Real Madrid in January, according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Don Balon, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that the Gunners have identified the French striker as a target for the January transfer window. The same repo...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 28 6:00 AM
Jamie Redknapp has claimed that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain looks like a “completely different player” since his summer move to Liverpool FC from Arsenal in the summer. The Reds signed the England international in a £40m deal from their top-four rivals Arsenal on transfer deadline day despite passing...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 28 5:50 AM
Arsenal are facing competition from West Ham United and Everton for Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi in the January transfer window, according to reports. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Gunners are interested in the former Bolton Wanderers midfielder to improve their midfield options ahe...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 28 4:50 AM
Gary Neville believes that Jack Wilshere is at his best when playing in a three-man midfield for Arsenal. The England international has been earning plenty of praise for his performances for the Gunners in recent weeks after breaking into the first team. Wilshere returned to Arsenal following a s...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 28 4:40 AM
Arsenal and Chelsea are keeping tabs on Burnley centre-half James Tarkowski with a view to a possible January transfer move, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is reporting that Arsenal have singled out Tarkowski as a possible target for the January transfer window and Chel...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 28 12:30 AM
Arsenal are lining up a transfer move to sign defender Medhi Benatia in the January window, according to reports in Italy. Italian outlet Sky Sport Italia, as quoted by the Daily Express, is claiming that Arsene Wenger has singled out Benatia as one of his top targets for the January transfer win...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 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 Dec 27 9:45 AM
Gary Neville has talked up Alexis Sanchez’s importance to the Arsenal team as the speculation about his future at the club continues. The Chile international has been relentlessly linked with a move away from the north London side over the last few months as he approaches the final few months of...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 7:45 AM
Arsenal have been told that they will have to pay £40m if they want to sign Julian Draxler from Paris Saint-Germain in 2018, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the north London side have made a fresh move to try and sign Draxler, 24, and have contacted the French...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 7:35 AM
Jamie Carragher was delighted to see Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain score in front of The Kop in Liverpool FC’s resounding 5-0 win over Swansea City at Anfield on Boxing Day. The Reds welcomed Welsh outfit Swansea in search of an immediate return to winning ways following a dramatic 3-3 draw with Arsena...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 6:45 AM
Arsenal are set to go head to head with Chelsea in the battle to sign Leon Bailey from Bayer Leverkusen in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Express is claiming that the two London clubs are keen on landing the highly-rated 20-year-old winger in the...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 6:00 AM
Gary Neville believes Alexis Sanchez’s head has been turned by Manchester City’s interest in the Arsenal forward. The 25-year-old’s future has been a source of relentless debate over the past 18 months or so following Arsenal’s failure to tie down the South American to a new long-term contract at...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 5:30 AM
Arsenal and Liverpool FC are both interested in signing PSV Eindhoven forward Hirving Lozano in the January transfer window, according to reports. The Daily Star is reporting that both Arsenal and Liverpool FC have been keeping tabs on the 22-year-old Mexico international who has impressed at Dut...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 5:20 AM
Jamie Carragher believes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is starting to prove why Liverpool FC signed the Arsenal midfielder in the summer. The England international completed a £40m switch to Liverpool FC on transfer deadline day despite interest from defending Premier League champions Chelsea. Question...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 27 4:50 AM
Mohamed Salah has revealed his delight at the way he was able to open his Premier League account with Liverpool FC against Arsenal back in August. Salah has been earning huge amounts of praise for his fine displays for Liverpool FC this season since his move to the club from Roma in the summer tr...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 10:00 AM
Ian Wright has admitted that he doesn’t believe Mesut Ozil will remain at Arsenal. The Germany international has been in scintillating form in the Premier League over the past few weeks. Ozil scored a sensational winner in Arsenal’s 1-0 victory over Newcastle United at The Emirates on Saturday af...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 9:30 AM
Arsene Wenger has admitted that Arsenal will do what they can to keep hold of the likes of Jack Wilshere, Hector Bellerin and Alex Iwobi in the long-term. Wilshere has been earning particular praise for his performances for the north London side this season after breaking back into the first team...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 9:00 AM
Andy Townsend has warned Jack Wilshere that he will find it difficult to move to a bigger club than Arsenal. The England international returned from a season-long loan at Bournemouth in the summer. Wilshere was allowed to move to the south coast in order to gain some regular first-team football u...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 8:30 AM
Charlie Nicholas has urged Arsene Wenger to test out Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere as a pair in the Arsenal midfield. Ramsey has made a largely impressive start to the current campaign following three goals and six assists in 15 games in the Premier League. The Welsh midfielder has largely partn...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 8:00 AM
Mesut Ozil is strong position to secure a lucrative deal at Arsenal or a new club, Ian Wright has claimed. The World Cup winner’s current Arsenal contract is set to expire at the end of the 2017-18 season. The Gunners midfielder hasn’t agreed a contract extension with the north London side despit...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 6:35 AM
Gary Neville believes that Jack Wilshere is England’s most talented midfield player along with Adam Lallana following the Arsenal star’s recent return to the fore. The England international has recently broken back into the first team at The Emirates after having spent last season on loan to Bour...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 6:10 AM
Ian Wright has criticised Alexis Sanchez’s poor attitude at Arsenal this season. The Chile international missed out in a proposed move to Premier League leaders Manchester City in the summer after Arsenal failed locate a replacement for the South American. Sanchez has returned to the Arsenal team...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 5:50 AM
Pat Nevin says there is a “30 to 50 per cent chance” that Manchester City will sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in January. The Chile international missed out on a move to the Citizens in the summer after Arsenal failed to sign a replacement. Sanchez has struggled to recapture his best form in th...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 5:20 AM
Alexis Sanchez has nothing to play for at Arsenal, Tim Sherwood has claimed. The South American has attracted criticism in recent weeks for some poor performances in the Arsenal team. The Gunners star has been accused of downing tools by some pundits after falling short of his high standards. San...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 5:00 AM
Tim Sherwood has warned Arsene Wenger that Arsenal will have to spend £80m on replacing Mesut Ozil or Alexis Sanchez. The Gunners duo have little over six months remaining on their current deals to prompt relentless speculation surrounding the duo. Arsenal could lose Ozil and Sanchez for nothing...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 26 12:00 AM
Manchester United have joined Arsenal and Chelsea in the race to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco in the January transfer window, according to reports. Yahoo! Sport, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that Manchester United are now among the clubs wanting to sign Lemar in the new year. The sa...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 8:15 PM
Ian Wright insists Mesut Ozil has always been an Arsenal fans’ favourite. The German midfielder scored a brilliant winner to help Arsenal ease to a 1-0 win over Newcastle United at The Emirates last weekend. The 29-year-old midfielder has scored four goals and has made five assists in his last 10...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 7:45 PM
Alexis Sanchez will follow Mesut Ozil out of Arsenal if the German midfielder is allowed to leave the north London club, according to Garth Crooks. The German midfielder’s future has been a source debate over the past 12 months or so after both Ozil and Sanchez failed to agree new deals with the...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 7:15 PM
Ian Wright admits he wouldn’t settle for a Mesut Ozil-Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap deal. Manchester United have been heavily linked with a move to sign the Germany international from Arsenal. Ozil has less than seven months remaining on his current Arsenal deal to alert Manchester United to the playma...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 6:30 PM
Michael Owen is backing Crystal Palace to get a win or a draw against Arsenal in their Premier League clash at Selhurst Park on Thursday night. The north London side are not in action on Boxing Day and instead take on the Eagles on Thursday in the capital as they look to bounce back to … The po...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 11:15 AM
Patrick Vieira has admitted that Granit Xhaka and Jack Wilshere are more “technical” players than the likes of former Arsenal midfielders such as himself – and suggested they are lacking an “aggressive” streak. Xhaka has been getting to grips with life at Arsenal since signing for the north Londo...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 10:15 AM
Mark Lawrenson believes Arsenal will drop more points in the Premier League on Thursday night when Arsene Wenger’s men make the short trip to Crystal Palace. The Gunners managed to come from 2-0 down to lead 3-2 against Liverpool at The Emirates last Friday thanks to goals from Alexis Sanchez, Gr...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 9:45 AM
Jamie Carragher has admitted that he is not a big fan of Sead Kolasinac at Arsenal. The Bosnian left-back has been getting used to life at The Emirates after having signed for the Gunners from Schalke on a free transfer in the summer window. Kolasinac has made a steady start to life at Arsenal, a...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 9:30 AM
Gary Neville believes that Liverpool FC are a far better team when Roberto Firmino starts for the Reds. The Brazilian attacker is widely regarded as one of the Premier League’s top attacking talents and he has been earning plenty of praise for his performances this season. Firmino has scored seve...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 9:15 AM
Paul Merson is backing Arsenal to edge to a 3-2 win against Crystal Palace in the London derby at Selhurst Park on Thursday night. Arsenal played out a six-goal thriller at The Emirates last Friday to entertain the home supporters in their final Premier League fixture before Christmas Day. Indeed...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 8:45 AM
Ian Wright believes Wilfried Zaha has the talent to shine at Arsenal. The Ivory Coast international has been linked with a potential move to north London duo Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. The African winger has been in impressive form to help Palace hoist themselves up the table in recent weeks....
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 7:45 AM
Arsene Wenger once again remained typically coy when asked about the future of Mesut Ozil at Arsenal beyond the summer. The 29-year-old’s situation at The Emirates has been a relentless source of speculation in recent months after both he and Alexis Sanchez entered into the final 12 months of the...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 7:30 AM
Arsenal are now leading Manchester United and Chelsea in the race to sign Leon Bailey in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is claiming that the Gunners have moved ahead of their Premier League rivals as the race to sign the £30m-rated attacke...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 6:25 AM
Jamie Carragher has described Alexandre Lacazette’s start to life at Arsenal as “OK” following the striker’s transfer from Lyon last summer. The France international has been a regular fixture in the first team for the Gunners this term after having arrived at the club from Lyon in a £50m deal in...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 6:00 AM
Tim Sherwood has warned Arsenal that Alexis Sanchez has “chucked in the towel” at The Emirates this season. The Chile international has allowed his high standards to slip in the 2017-18 season amid talk of a potential move to Manchester City. The Premier League leaders attempted to sign Sanchez i...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 4:45 AM
Arsenal are aiming to make Steven N’Zonzi their first January signing and will press ahead with plans to land the Sevilla star next week, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Express is reporting that the north London side are aiming to “press ahead” with their plans to try and br...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 25 12:30 AM
Jamie Carragher has claimed that Liverpool FC star Mohamed Salah is running Kevin De Bruyne close as the Premier League’s standout player this season. The Egypt international has been in superb form for the Merseyside outfit so far this season after signing for the club from Italian side Roma in...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 11:45 PM
Patrick Vieira believes that Arsenal need more of a “physical presence” in their team if they are to win the Premier League again. The north London side have struggled to find consistent form in recent seasons and have been widely criticised for their failure to challenge for the title. Indeed, A...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 11:30 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 Dec 24 9:45 AM
Jamie Carragher has defended Liverpool FC’s attack for their failure to take all their chances after their thrilling 3-3 draw with Arsenal at The Emirates on Friday night. The Reds were dominant in the first half at The Emirates but went in 1-0 up at half-time before Mohamed Salah added to Philip...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 9:15 AM
Ian Wright has admitted that he doesn’t believe Mesut Ozil will remain at Arsenal. The Germany international has been in scintillating form in the Premier League over the past few weeks. Ozil scored a sensational winner in Arsenal’s 1-0 victory over Newcastle United at The Emirates on Saturday af...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 8:15 AM
Ray Wilkins has warned Arsenal that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez will cost £120m to replace. The Gunners duo are set to be out of contract at the end of the 2017-18 season unless Arsenal can convince Ozil and Sanchez to stay. Arsenal face the real prospect of losing their two prized assets on a...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 7:30 AM
Jack Wilshere has declared himself as fit and ready to help Arsenal work their way back into the Premier League’s top four this season. The England midfielder started his second Premier League game in a row on Friday night as he helped Arsenal come from two goals down to earn a 3-3 draw with Live...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 6:00 AM
Ian Wright has urged Arsenal to cut their losses and sell Alexis Sanchez in the January transfer window. The Chile international has been heavily linked with a move to Premier League leaders Manchester City over the past 12 months. Sanchez has little over seven months remaining on his current con...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 5:40 AM
Arsenal should be braced for Mesut Ozil to leave The Emirates, according to Tim Sherwood. The Germany international has been linked with a potential move to Manchester United in recent weeks. The 29-year-old has scored three times and has made five assists in his last 10 outings to hit some top f...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 4:50 AM
Gary Neville believes that both Arsenal and Liverpool FC are incapable of seeing out results due to the way they have been performing this season. Liverpool FC found themselves 2-0 up at Arsenal early in the second half of Friday’s Premier League clash at The Emirates, only for the Gunners to sco...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 4:40 AM
Jamie Carragher lavished praise on Mohamed Salah for another top quality performance after Liverpool FC’s 3-3 draw with Arsenal at The Emirates in the Premier League on Friday night. Salah has been one of the Premier League’s standout players this season since his move to Liverpool FC from Roma i...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 4:30 AM
Cesc Fabregas has taken to social media to pay tribute to Tomas Rosicky after the former Arsenal star announced his retirement from playing football last week. The 37-year-old announced that he would be hanging up his boots last week after admitting that his body was no longer up to the challenge...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 12:30 AM
Jack Wilshere has admitted his delight at being able to break back into the first team at Arsenal in recent weeks. The England midfielder started his second Premier League game of the season on Friday night as he helped Arsenal secure a thrilling 3-3 draw with Liverpool FC at The Emirates. The 25...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 24 12:00 AM
Patrick Vieira has urged Arsene Wenger to bolster his Arsenal squad with some proven quality as the Gunners look to try and climb the Premier League table. The north London side have been widely criticised for their failure to mount a serious Premier League title challenge in recent seasons. Inde...