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Sport Review - Fri May 4 9:45 AM
Diego Simeone believes that Mesut Ozil is Arsenal’s most threatening player for opponents. The German playmaker is widely considered to be one of the finest attacking talents in Europe and he is a regular fixture in the first team at The Emirates. Ozil recently committed his long-term future to t...
Sport Review - Fri May 4 8:15 AM
Danny Murphy has rubbished the suggestion that Zeljko Buvac could be appointed as the next Arsenal manager. The Gunners are on the lookout for a replacement for Arsene Wenger after the 68-year-old confirmed that he will stand down at the end of the current campaign. Arsenal have been linked with...
Sport Review - Fri May 4 5:40 AM
Rio Ferdinand has poured cold water on talk of Liverpool FC assistant manager Zeljko Buvac taking over the reins from Arsene Wenger at Arsenal at the end of the season. The Liverpool FC number two has emerged as a surprise candidate to become the next Arsenal boss despite his lack of experience i...
Sport Review - Fri May 4 5:10 AM
Paul Merson has claimed that Jack Wilshere doesn’t own Arsenal anything amid ongoing uncertainty surrounding his Gunners future. The England international is set to become a free agent in the summer unless Arsenal can reach an agreement with the versatile midfielder. According to reports in Engla...
Sport Review - Thu May 3 11:58 PM
Alan Shearer believes that Arsenal need to make “five or six” quality signings in the summer if they want to challenge for the title next season. The Gunners are likely to be linked with a host of stars in the coming weeks and months as the speculation about who will take over as the club’s … T...
Sport Review - Thu May 3 10:00 AM
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has looked to rally his Arsenal team-mates ahead of their clash against Atletico Madrid in the second leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday night. The Gunners striker is cup tied for the Europa League following his move to Arsenal in a club-record £56m deal f...
Sport Review - Thu May 3 9:00 AM
Frank Lampard has accused the Arsenal squad of allowing their standards to drop over the past few seasons. The Gunners are in sixth spot in the Premier League table and a long way behind their bitter rivals Tottenham Hotspur in fourth place. Arsenal have missed out on a place in the Champions Lea...
Sport Review - Thu May 3 8:15 AM
Frank Lampard has warned Arsene Wenger that his big-name Arsenal stars need to perform if the Gunners are going to beat Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-final on Thursday night. The Gunners were held to a 1-1 draw with los Rojiblancos in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final la...
Sport Review - Thu May 3 6:25 AM
Liverpool FC assistant boss Zeljko Buvac could be set to be appointed as Arsenal’s new manager, according to reports in Bosnia. Bosnian outlet Pravda BL, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that the Liverpool FC number two is a “serious candidate” to take over from Arsene Wenger at The Em...
Sport Review - Thu May 3 6:10 AM
Mesut Ozil is convinced that Arsenal can still reach the Europa League final ahead of the second leg of their last-four clash against Atletico Madrid on Thursday night. The Gunners are in sixth place in the Premier League table and won’t finish in the top four this season to cast doubts on their...
Sport Review - Thu May 3 5:50 AM
Frank Lampard believes Arsenal’s prospects of reaching the Europa League final are looking slim ahead of Diego Costa’s return to the Atletico Madrid side to face the Gunners on Thursday. The Spain international missed the first leg of the Europa League semi-final at the Emirates Stadium last week...
Sport Review - Thu May 3 5:00 AM
Massimiliano Allegri would be a success at Arsenal if the Juventus boss replaces Arsene Wenger at The Emirates this summer, according to Southampton star Mario Lemina. The Gunners are searching for their next manager after Wenger confirmed that he will stand down as Arsenal boss at the end of the...
Sport Review - Thu May 3 4:30 AM
Chelsea FC are keen on a move to sign Hector Bellerin from Arsenal this summer, according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Sport, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Blues are ready to rival the likes of Manchester United and FC Barcelona for the talented Arsenal full-back’s signature. T...
Sport Review - Thu May 3 12:15 AM
Santi Cazorla has revealed that he is hoping to play for Arsenal before the end of the season as he looks to put his injury nightmare behind him. The Spanish playmaker has not featured for the Gunners since October 2016 after suffering complications following a routine ankle operation. Cazorla ha...
Sport Review - Wed May 2 11:45 PM
Jurgen Klopp refused to be drawn on the speculation linking Liverpool FC assistant boss Zeljko Buvac with the Arsenal manager’s job. Buvac has been Klopp’s right-hand man since his time in charge at German side Mainz but Liverpool FC confirmed this week that he has temporarily left his role at An...
Sport Review - Wed May 2 10:15 AM
Alex Iwobi has declared himself fit for Arsenal’s trip to Atletico Madrid in the second leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday night. The Gunners are hoping to win Europe’s second tier competition to book a spot in the Champions League next term. Arsenal were leading 1-0 in the first l...
Sport Review - Wed May 2 8:30 AM
Arsenal have made an improved contract offer to Jack Wilshere to remain at the north London club, according to a report in England. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Gunners have increased their offer in an attempt to keep their youth graduate at the north London club beyond the summer trans...
Sport Review - Wed May 2 7:45 AM
Manchester United assistant manager Rui Faria is on Arsenal’s shortlist for their next manager, according to reports in the British media. The Sun, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Portuguese assistant is one of the names on Arsenal’s 14-man shortlist to replace Arsene Wenger at The Emir...
Sport Review - Wed May 2 7:15 AM
Arsenal and Chelsea FC are both expressing an interest in signing Atalanta midfielder Bryan Cristante this summer, according to reports in the British media. Sky Sports is reporting that both of the London clubs are “tracking” the 23-year-old with a view to a possible summer move to bring him to...
Sport Review - Wed May 2 7:10 AM
Charlie Nicholas is tipping Arsenal to be knocked out of the Europa League by Atletico Madrid on Thursday night. The Gunners were largely in control against 10-man Atletico in the first leg last week before Antoine Griezmann ended up netting what could be a crucial away goal for the Spanish side....
Sport Review - Wed May 2 6:10 AM
Michael Owen is backing Atletico Madrid to end Arsenal’s slim hopes of winning the Europa League at Wanda Metropolitano on Thursday night. The Gunners were held to a 1-1 draw with 10-man Atletico in the first leg of their semi-final at The Emirates last week to make Diego Simeone’s side slight fa...
Sport Review - Wed May 2 4:50 AM
Arsenal have stepped up their interest in signing Nabil Fekir from Lyon this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the Gunners hold a strong interest in trying to bring the 24-year-old to the north London club this summer as they prepare for life without Ars...
Sport Review - Tue May 1 10:46 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 - Tue May 1 10:00 AM
Shkodran Mustafi hasn’t improved since his £35m move to Arsenal from Valencia in 2016, according to Perry Groves. The Germany international completed a switch to the Gunners from the Spanish side after earning a reputation as a composed defender in La Liga. Mustafi made a promising start to his A...
Sport Review - Tue May 1 9:30 AM
Anthony Martial paid tribute to “legend” Arsene Wenger after the Arsenal manager made his final appearance as Gunners boss at Old Trafford on Sunday. The 68-year-old Frenchman announced that he would be stepping down at the end of the season after 22 years in charge last month. Wenger has now bee...
Sport Review - Tue May 1 9:00 AM
Perry Groves has named Sead Kolasinac as the biggest disappointment at Arsenal this season. The Bosnia-Herzegovina international moved to the Gunners in a swap deal from Bundesliga outfit Schalke 04 in the summer transfer window. Kolasinac was signed to strengthen Arsene Wenger’s options at left-...
Sport Review - Tue May 1 8:15 AM
Gunners legend Perry Groves has claimed that Nacho Monrael is the only Arsenal defender who has improved this season. The north London side slumped to their tenth defeat on the road in the Premier League this season on Sunday following a 2-1 loss to Manchester United at Old Trafford. The Gunners...
Sport Review - Tue May 1 7:45 AM
Thierry Henry has praised Ainsley Maitland-Niles following the young midfielder’s strong display during Arsenal’s 2-1 loss to Manchester United on Sunday. The 20-year-old made his seventh Premier League start of the season for the Gunners and was named of the man of the match for his impressive p...
Sport Review - Tue May 1 7:15 AM
Jamie Redknapp has challenged Ainsley Maitland-Niles to prove his worth at Arsenal to the new manager at The Emirates. The young midfielder was named as the man of the match following his impressive performance in Arsenal’s 2-1 loss to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. It is rare that...
Sport Review - Tue May 1 6:25 AM
Graeme Souness believes that Konstantinos Mavropanos should have been the man of the match for his impressive display in Arsenal’s 2-1 loss to Manchester United on Sunday. The 20-year-old made his full Premier League debut as he started in the heart of Arsenal’s defence against the Red Devils. Th...
Sport Review - Tue May 1 5:50 AM
Thierry Henry believes the next Arsenal manager will need to sign a new goalkeeper, centre-half and midfielder in the summer transfer window. The Gunners are on the hunt for a new manager after Arsene Wenger confirmed that he will stand down at the end of the current Premier League campaign. The...
Sport Review - Tue May 1 5:30 AM
Thierry Henry has warned Arsenal that the Gunners will need to bring their “A game” to beat Atletico Madrid in the second leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday night. The north London side were held to a 1-1 draw with 10-man Atletico in the first leg of their last four clash after Ant...
Sport Review - Tue May 1 5:20 AM
Jamie Redknapp has claimed that Alexis Sanchez is nowhere near the player he was at Arsenal following his January move to Manchester United. The Chile international has struggled since his controversial transfer to Manchester United from Arsenal in the January transfer window. Sanchez has only ma...
Sport Review - Tue May 1 5:10 AM
Arsenal should sign Tottenham Hotspur contract rebel Toby Alderweireld this summer, according to Perry Groves. The Belgium international is being widely tipped to leave the north London club at the end of the 2017-18 season. Talks between Alderweireld and Tottenham have broken down amid talk of i...
Sport Review - Tue May 1 4:50 AM
Jamie Redknapp has warned Arsenal that it is going to take a “monumental” performance to beat Atletico Madrid and reach the Europa League final. The Gunners were pegged back and held to a 1-1 draw by the Spanish side in the first leg of the Europa League semi-final clash on Thursday last week at...
Sport Review - Tue May 1 12:15 AM
Thierry Henry has admitted that he wants to see more of Konstantinos Mavropanos before coming to a conclusion about the young Arsenal defender’s ability. The 20-year-old made his full Premier League debut for Arsenal on Sunday during the 2-1 loss to Manchester United at Old Trafford. The Greek yo...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 11:45 PM
Arsene Wenger has admitted that Henrikh Mkhitaryan is an injury doubt for Arsenal’s trip to Atletico Madrid in the Europa League on Thursday night. The Armenia international scored Arsenal’s equalising goal in their 2-1 loss to Manchester United on Sunday before Marouane Fellaini came off the ben...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 10:30 AM
Paul Merson has warned Arsenal that winning the Europa League would be tarnished if the Gunners finish behind Burnley. Arsene Wenger’s side have endured a disappointing 2017-18 Premier League campaign despite significant investment in new players. Arsenal missed out on a place in the Champions Le...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 10:25 AM
Ian Wright believes Antonio Conte would be a great appointment if Arsenal back the Italian in the transfer market. The Gunners are on the lookout for a new manager after Arsene Wenger confirmed that he will stand down at the end of the 2017-18 season. Arsenal have regressed under the French head...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 9:27 AM
Martin Keown insists Manchester United star Alexis Sanchez is still a big-game player. The Chile international lined up against his former Gunners team-mates for the first time since his controversial transfer. Sanchez moved to Manchester United in a swap deal from Arsenal in the January transfer...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 9:05 AM
Paul Merson has urged Arsenal to appoint Massimiliano Allegri as Arsene Wenger’s replacement to ensure a smooth transition. The Gunners boss announced that he will stand down as manager at the end of the current campaign following a disappointing season. Arsenal are in sixth place in the Premier...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 8:33 AM
Gordon Starchan has warned Arsenal to learn from Liverpool FC’s title drought and make the right appointment as manager. The Gunners are starting their search for a new manager after Arsene Wenger confirmed his intention to stand down at the end of the current season. Arsenal have been linked wit...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 7:19 AM
Jack Wilshere is confident that Arsenal have what it takes to get the result they need against Atletico Madrid to reach the Europa League final. The Gunners took the lead against the Spanish side in the first leg of the semi-final clash at The Emirates last week but were pegged back by Antonine G...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 6:36 AM
Jose Mourinho is predicting that Arsene Wenger will remain in football after he leaves Arsenal this summer. The Frenchman has announced that he will be stepping down at the end of the season after almost 22 years in charge at Arsenal. Wenger is aiming to try and end his stint at Arsenal on a high...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 6:36 AM
Martin Keown has warned the next Arsenal manager that the Gunners defence needs improvement. Arsene Wenger announced last week that he will stand down from his role at the end of the 2017-18 season. The north London side are in sixth place in the Premier League table and on course to finish outsi...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 5:51 AM
Dennis Wise has urged Chelsea FC to sign Jack Wilshere from Arsenal at the end of the season. The Gunners star is facing an uncertain future at the north London outfit as Wilshere’s contract continues to run down at The Emirates. Wilshere is set to become a free agent in the 2018 summer transfer...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 5:27 AM
Ian Wright admits he would have reservations about Arsenal appointing Antonio Conte as their next manager. The Gunners are on the search for a new head coach after Arsene Wenger announced his intention to stand down at the end of the season. Arsenal are in sixth place in the Premier League table...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 5:27 AM
Paul Merson has demanded that Arsenal tie down Jack Wilshere to a new contract. The England international is facing an uncertain future at the north London club following protracted negotiations with Arsenal. The Gunners star is set to become a free agent at the end of the 2017-18 Premier League...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 4:44 AM
Alexandre Lacazette has admitted that he and his Arsenal team-mates are playing for their futures at the club as Arsene Wenger prepares to step down. Wenger announced last week that he will be calling time on his glittering career at The Emirates at the end of the season after nearly 22 years in...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 1:07 AM
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he is unsure whether Santi Cazorla will stay at Arsenal beyond the summer transfer window. The Spanish playmaker has not featured for Arsenal since October 2016 after requiring multiple operations following surgery on an achilles problem. Cazorla has started traini...
Sport Review - Mon Apr 30 12:29 AM
Jose Mourinho has admitted that he is unlikely to remain at Manchester United for as long as Arsene Wenger stayed at Arsenal, but says he doesn’t want to manage anywhere else at present. The Portuguese coach is coming to the end of his second season in charge at Old Trafford since being appointed...
Sport Review - Sun Apr 29 6:50 PM
Sir Alex Ferguson looked pleased with what he was seeing as Marouane Fellaini came off the bench to hand Manchester United a 2-1 win over Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday. Ferguson had paid a special tribute to Arsene Wenger before the game as he handed the Arsenal manager a memento from t...
Sport Review - Sun Apr 29 6:30 PM
Thierry Henry criticised Granit Xhaka for his poor defending in the lead-up to Manchester United’s opening goal in Arsenal’s 2-1 loss at Old Trafford on Sunday. The Switzerland international was the captain for the day as Arsene Wenger made his final bow as Arsenal manager at Old Trafford. Howeve...
Sport Review - Sun Apr 29 9:20 AM
Paul Merson believes it will be a miracle if Luis Enrique leads Arsenal to the Premier League title next season. The former Spain international is one of the favourites to take over the Gunners job from Arsene Wenger at the end of the season. Enrique hasn’t returned to management since standing d...
Sport Review - Sun Apr 29 8:54 AM
Gary Neville has warned the Arsenal board to quickly appoint a replacement for Arsene Wenger. The Gunners boss announced that he will leave the north London side at the end of the 2017-18 Premier League season. Arsenal are in sixth spot in the Premier League table and long way behind Tottenham Ho...
Sport Review - Sun Apr 29 8:16 AM
Juan Mata has warned Manchester United will need to be at their best to get past Arsenal at Old Trafford on Sunday. The Red Devils have won their last two games in all competitions since a shock 1-0 loss to the Premier League’s basement club West Brom earlier this month. Manchester United bounced...
Sport Review - Sun Apr 29 6:31 AM
Arsene Wenger has declared that Arsenal have nothing to lose as they prepare for their trip to Atletico Madrid next week. Arsenal were pegged back and held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final clash on Thursday night last week at The Emirates. Alexandre Lac...
Sport Review - Sun Apr 29 6:31 AM
Craig Bellamy believes Diego Simeone is the manager that Arsenal need to appoint as Arsene Wenger’s replacement. The Gunners boss is set to stand at the end of the 2017-18 season following 22 years at the north London outfit. Arsenal have regressed under the 68-year-old boss under the past six or...
Sport Review - Sun Apr 29 6:01 AM
Paul Merson is backing Manchester United to ease to a commanding win over Arsenal on Arsene Wenger’s last trip to Old Trafford as Gunners boss. The 67-year-old has confirmed that he will leave Arsenal at the end of the current campaign following 22 seasons at the north London club. Arsenal are in...
Sport Review - Sun Apr 29 5:33 AM
Alan Smith believes Laurent Koscielny is no longer at the peak of his powers following the defender’s mistake in Arsenal’s 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday night. The Gunners appeared to be heading for a narrow first leg win after Alexan...
Sport Review - Sun Apr 29 5:33 AM
Jose Mourinho insists Arsene Wenger’s exit at Arsenal will be the end of an era. The French head coach is set to call time on his Gunners reign at end of the current campaign. Wenger’s side are in sixth place in the Premier League table and look likely to finish outside the top four for … The p...
Sport Review - Sun Apr 29 12:08 AM
Arsene Wenger has admitted that it will be “strange” for his Arsenal team to come up against Alexis Sanchez when they play Manchester United on Sunday. The Chile international has been settling into life at Old Trafford after having signed for the Red Devils from Arsenal in the January transfer w...
Sport Review - Sat Apr 28 10:22 AM
Mark Lawrenson is tipping Manchester United to ease to a 2-0 win over Arsenal in Arsene Wenger’s last visit to Old Trafford as the club’s manager on Sunday evening. The north London side were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw with Spanish side Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Europa League...
Sport Review - Sat Apr 28 9:36 AM
Luis Enrique will ask for £200m transfer budget if the Spanish coach replaces Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, according to a report in England. The Sun is reporting that Enrique is the favourite to take over the reins from Wenger at the end of the 2017-18 season. The same article states the Spanish hea...
Sport Review - Sat Apr 28 9:16 AM
Arsenal are ready to compete with Atletico Madrid, Liverpool FC and Napoli for Germany goalkeeper Bernd Leno, according to a report in Germany. Bild, as quoted by The Sun, is reporting that the Gunners are looking at the possibility of a potential swoop to sign the Bayer Leverkusen shot stopper....
Sport Review - Sat Apr 28 6:30 AM
Michael Owen is backing Manchester United to heap more misery on Arsenal on the road when Arsene Wenger prepares for his final game at Old Trafford as Gunners manager. The Arsenal manager announced last week that he will stand down as manager at the end of the Premier League season following anot...
Sport Review - Sat Apr 28 6:08 AM
Craig Bellamy believes Liverpool FC star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made a brilliant decision to leave Arsenal last summer. The Reds signed the England international in a £40m deal from the north London outfit on transfer deadline day in the 2017 summer transfer window. Oxlade-Chamberlain turned dow...
Sport Review - Sat Apr 28 5:12 AM
Paul Merson is backing Manchester United to ease to a comfortable 3-0 win against a weakened Arsenal team at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon. Arsene Wenger will take an Arsenal team to Old Trafford for the final time as Gunners manager after the 68-year-old confirmed that he will stand down at t...