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The Sun - Fri Oct 13 11:03 PM
ARSENE WENGER says Mesut Ozil is still world class. And the Arsenal boss reminded the midfielder’s doubters the Gunners won nine games out of ten with him in the team last season. Ozil has been restricted to just seven minutes of football in the last five weeks due to a slight knee inflammation....
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 6:09 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ looked a ‘happy chappy’ as he limbered up with the Arsenal squad for Saturday’s teatime showdown at Watford. There were fears that the striker returned from international duty with Chile carrying a minor niggle. But the unsettled hitman looked full of the joys of spring at London C...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 3:12 PM
Arsenal hero Andrey Arshavin is facing divorce after just one year of marriage over an alleged affair. The former Gunners playmaker is still playing for FC Kairat in Kazakhstan and married wife Alisa in September 2016. Mrs Arshavin insisted it was her decision to ditch for former Arsenal man, des...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 12:03 PM
LEICESTER are still in the hunt for Bacary Sagna. The ex-Manchester City and Arsenal right-back, 34, has been out of contract since leaving the Etihad at the end of last season. And Craig Shakespeare has confirmed that he is keeping tabs in France international Sagna. The Foxes boss said: “We hav...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 11:38 AM
ARSENAL and Chelsea are among the clubs chasing the signature of Manchester United starlet Dean Henderson. SunSport revealed this week how England under-21 goalkeeper Henderson could quit Old Trafford when his contract runs out at the end of the season. And United’s Premier League rivals could be...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 9:29 AM
MANCEHSTER CITY will look to nick Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez on the cheap in January. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has admitted the club could cut their losses in January and sell contract rebels Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the next transfer window Arsenal will not want the embarrassment of losin...
The Sun - Fri Oct 13 7:45 AM
ARSENAL and Liverpool are set to go back in for Thomas Lemar next summer, according to reports. The Monaco star pulled the plug on a £92million deadline day move to the Gunners with vice president Vadim Vasilyev confirming the deal was “really close.” But the Mirror report that Liverpool are read...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 10:30 PM
ARSENE WENGER will order Alexis Sanchez to forget about Russia — and focus on winning a trophy with Arsenal. But the Gunners boss admits it will be tough lifting gutted Sanchez after Chile’s shock failure to reach next year’s World Cup finals. The forward is due back at the club’s Colney training...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 9:00 PM
ARSENAL are set to make a January transfer move for Napoli defender Nikola Maksimovic, according to reports. But Arsene Wenger could have competition for the Serbian international as Serie A outfit Inter Milan are also sniffing around. Maksimovic cost Napoli £20million when he made the move from...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 8:24 PM
THEO WALCOTT and Danny Welbeck hope to put the heat on Watford in the Premier League this Saturday – by first freezing in a cryotherapy chamber. The fit-again frontrunners aim to become regulars for fifth-placed Arsenal, not least to boost their hopes of making England’s squad for next summer’s W...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 5:01 PM
SURPRISE package Watford will look to take advantage of Arsenal’s less-than-convincing start to the season when they host the Gunners on Saturday. The Hornets, under new management in Marco Silva, are eighth after seven games having lost just once – a 6-0 thrashing at the hands of Premier League...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 1:59 PM
ARSENAL transfer target Thomas Lemar immediately showed the Gunners what they had missed out. Hours after the winger’s club, Monaco, accepted an offer for the 21-year-old he was on international duty with France in a World Cup qualifier against the Netherlands. Perhaps he raised his game, or mayb...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 11:18 AM
AFTER what feels like a lifetime, the Premier League is finally back. Following two weeks of international action, domestic football returns to our screens with a hatful of exciting games to sink our teeth into. Liverpool and Manchester United are set to get our weekend going with a bang in the P...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 10:36 AM
PAUL MERSON has taken aim at Arsene Wenger yet again – this time claiming Arsenal would win the Premier League if the Frenchman had the “tactical nous” of Harry Redknapp. The former Tottenham manager, while doing a very respectable job and getting Spurs into the Champions League, has never been s...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 10:22 AM
ARSENAL have been hit by a major defensive injury crisis after Shkodran Mustafi was ruled out for six weeks with a groin problem. Arsene Wenger has been dealt a huge blow after losing Mustafi until the end of November after he pulled up in international duty with Germany. The Arsenal boss has adm...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 9:53 AM
ARSENAL vs Liverpool is set to be the controversial Christmas Eve 2017 game with a 12.30pm kick-off, according to reports. Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore ruled out the possibility of a 4pm kick off after uproar from fuming fans. The Gunners also feared they would not be grant...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 9:46 AM
ARSENAL star Olivier Giroud is a reported transfer target for Juventus and Inter Milan. Calcio Mercato claims the striker is being lined up for a move to Italy next summer after falling down the pecking order in north London. Giroud has proven himself to be a consistent goalscorer after netting 1...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 9:35 AM
ARSENE WENGER has admitted for the first time he may sell Mesut Ozil in January if he fails to commit to a new deal at Arsenal. Wenger is desperate to keep the Germany World Cup winner at the club beyond his existing contract which runs out at the end of the season. And yesterday Ozil’s …
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 8:40 AM
CHELSEA, Manchester City and Arsenal provide the best Premier League grub, according to Brazilian journalists. ESPN Brazil reporter Joao Castelo-Branco has covered English football for 15 years and knows the difference between a proper pie and a bland burger. He said: “I’ve been to almost every s...
The Sun - Thu Oct 12 8:39 AM
ARSENAL hero Paul Merson is set to make his comeback aged 49 for a fourth-tier side in Wales. The ex-England international is waiting for international clearance to play for Caerau after becoming friends with the club’s secretary. The TV pundit is aiming to make his club debut on October 18 in a...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 10:51 PM
ARSENAL are facing a new Alexis Sanchez crisis. The Gunners fear he will not be mentally fit following Chile’s World Cup KO — especially as a blunder from club-mate David Ospina cost him his place in Russia. The Colombia keeper touched an indirect free-kick into the net to gift Peru a 1-1 draw an...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 6:49 PM
MESUT OZIL’S agent has revealed that he wants to stay in England for the next “two to three years” after “positive” talks with Arsenal. The German star is out of contract at the Emirates next summer and could potentially leave on a free. Manchester United have been linked with a move for the wing...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 6:13 PM
ARSENAL defender Calum Chambers had signed a two-year contract extension. The 22-year-old, who joined from Southampton in the summer of 2014 and spent last season on loan at Middlesbrough, has committed himself to the Gunners until 2021. A statement on the club’s official website read: “Everyone...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 6:12 PM
OF all the stars on show at Anfield on Saturday, will there be more at stake for any of them than Alex Oxlade-Chamblerlain? Liverpool ‘welcome’ Manchester United to Merseyside knowing they can ill afford another slip, or they will be ten points behind their hated rivals already. The fact they mus...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 3:37 PM
DANI ALVES has claimed it is possible Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez could join him at Paris Saint-Germain. Sanchez is in the last season of his contract at the Emirates and is showing no signs he is ready to extend his stay in North London. PSG are one of the clubs who have shown an interest …
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 2:54 PM
WATFORD host Arsenal in the Premier League. The game kicks off at 5.30pm. Match stats In their last meeting, back in January at the Emirates, Watford earned their first league win against Arsenal since April 1988 and ended a run of seven straight league defeats against them. Arsene Wenger has won...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 2:28 PM
JACK WILSHERE is considering quitting Arsenal in a desperate last ditch attempt to make England’s World Cup squad. The Gunners star, 25, last played for the Three Lions in the humiliating 2-1 loss to Iceland in the Euro 2016 knockout stage. Boss Gareth Southgate warned Wilshere he has to be “play...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 2:12 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED striker Anthony Martial is happy to stay at Old Trafford, despite suggestions Arsenal are lining up a summer swoop. The MEN report that the France star and United Player of the Month for September is happy with his lot after a mixed second season in the Premier League, and his f...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 1:02 PM
MESUT OZIL is being urged to turn his back on the Premier League’s riches and return to Germany. The Arsenal playmaker is out of contract in the summer and has been linked with Manchester United. But former Liverpool striker Karl-Heinz Riedle insists Ozil should dodge a lucrative Old Trafford sw...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 12:32 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED star Anthony Martial is happy at Old Trafford, with suggestions Arsenal are lining up a summer swoop. The MEN report the French international and United Player of the Month for September is happy with his lot after a mixed second season in the Premier League, and his first with...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 11:21 AM
DAVID OSPINA made another incredible blunder to cost Arsenal team-mate Alexis Sanchez a World Cup place. The Colombia keeper touched in an indirect free-kick in their 1-1 draw with Peru that allowed their hosts to sneak into fifth spot ahead of Sanchez‘s Chile. Colombia qualified for the World Cu...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 9:24 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED and Arsenal could go head-to-head for Eintracht Frankfurt star Mijat Gacinovic. United boss Jose Mourinho was in the crowd last week in Vienna to see the Serbian international lose against Austria. The midfielder played for 87 minutes in the defeat, and Mourinho who tried not be...
The Sun - Wed Oct 11 8:08 AM
JACK WILSHERE is considering quitting Arsenal in a bid to make the England plane for next year’s World Cup, according to reports. The midfielder, 25, last played for the Three Lions in the humiliating 2-1 loss to Iceland in the knockout stage of Euro 2016. Boss Gareth Southgate warned Wilshere he...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 10:29 PM
MESUT OZIL is facing a humiliating Arsenal climbdown after failing to attract any offers for his services. The German international is in the final year of his Gunners contract after rejecting all the club’s efforts to extend his stay in North London. But no club is willing to meet his mammoth £3...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 9:41 PM
FRANCE secured top spot in their 2018 World Cup qualifying group with a home win over minnows Belarus. Goals from Antoinne Griezmann and Olivier Giroud – along with Sweden’s failure against the Netherlands – meant the French finished at the summit of Group A. Atletico ace Griezmann got the ball r...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 6:58 PM
WOJCIECH SZCZESNY has aimed a dig at Arsenal by admitting he quit to win trophies. The Polish stopper left the Gunners last summer to join Juventus for £10million. Szczesny, 27, has started just two games and has so far played second fiddle to Bianconeri and Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon in Turin...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 4:00 PM
PER MERTESACKER’S has revealed working in a German psychiatric hospital was the most formative period of his life. The Arsenal ace had to decide between a year of military or social service after finishing school and opted to avoid the army. Instead Gunners centre-back Mertesacker made the commen...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 3:17 PM
MANCHESTER CITY are confident of landing Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez in an incredible move in JANUARY… with the Gunners finally willing to sell. Pep Guardiola and Co are reportedly confident Arsene Wenger will allow Chilean to leave this winter, rather than risk him walking away on a free next su...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 2:37 PM
THE Premier League has pledged NOT to televise a game at 4pm on Christmas Eve. But Liverpool‘s trip to Arsenal is still poised to be the first top-flight clash in 22 years to be played on December 24. There are ten matches scheduled for the 23rd and Sky have asked to move one back to …
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 2:32 PM
AFTER joining Paris Saint-Germain from Sao Paulo in 2012, it was believed Lucas Moura had the world at his feet. But he is now in his sixth season at Paris Saint-Germain and is only deemed a rotation option following the arrivals of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. Lucas is now being encouraged to leave...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 11:19 AM
EVERTON are reportedly lining up a move for Sporting Lisbon star Bas Dost after missing out on Olivier Giroud. The Toffees are currently 16th in the league after scoring just four goals in their opening seven matches despite spending £150million. And according to ESPN, Ronald Koeman is ready to s...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 11:10 AM
MANAGERS often get a lot of stick in modern football, with one or two high-profile mistakes enough to cost them their job. But they certainly don’t have it easy… having to take care of transfers, player morale, press conferences and tactics, to name a few responsibilities. But one of the biggest...
The Sun - Tue Oct 10 10:14 AM
ARSENAL are keeping an eye on PSV winger Hirving Lozano, according to reports. The Mexican has had an incredible start to the Eredivisie season and netted six goals in as many games and scouts from Europe’s elite have been watching him. The Daily Mail report that the Gunners have not made a bid b...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 6:07 PM
JACK WILSHERE has said his fitness levels are “the best they have ever been” as he aims to prove to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger he is worth a first-team spot. The 25-year-old has only played three games for the Gunners this season – twice in the Europa League and once in the EFL Cup. But …
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 5:45 PM
ARSENAL face a defensive headache for Sunday’s trip to Watford as they sweat over crocked first-choice centre-backs Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger will be most worried about Mustafi, whose thigh tear playing for Germany last Sunday could rule him out for weeks....
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 4:44 PM
ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger has hinted at the main reason star duo Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil WON’T sign a new contract at the club. The Gunners boss, 67, blames players expecting extortionate wages due to “inflation” for a number of Premier League stars running down old deals. Both Sanchez and...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 3:38 PM
ARSENAL star Olivier Giroud has seen his ‘scorpion kick’ goal shortlist for the FIFA Puskas Award. Gunners fans were left open-mouthed when the France international scored the sublime effort against Crystal Palace in January. And Giroud’s strike now leads a three-goal shortlist ahead of the annua...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 2:54 PM
ARSENAL are set to make an £18million bid for Atlanta United star Miguel Almiron, according to reports. Calciomercato claims the Paraguay star is a target for Gunners boss Arsene Wenger after becoming one of the MLS’ top-rated players. Almiron is an attacking midfielder who has a keen eye for goa...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 2:19 PM
ARSENAL forward Olivier Giroud has spoken about his near exit from the Emirates and revealed he was “very close” to joining Everton in the summer. Giroud only started 11 Premier League games last season and with the arrival of Alexandre Lacazette for a club record fee from Lyon, the French intern...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 1:55 PM
ARSENAL legend Marc Overmars has reportedly agreed a sensational return back to the club next summer. The 44-year-old is currently the director of football at Ajax, but has been rumoured to be heading back to North London after the end of the season. According to Italian news outlet TuttoMercatoW...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 11:40 AM
ARSENAL are reportedly looking to make an £18million bid for Atlanta United star Miguel Almiron. Calciomercato claims the Paraguay international is a target for Arsene Wenger after becoming one of the MLS’ top-rated players. Almiron is an attacking midfielder who has a keen eye for goal and is bl...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 11:05 AM
ARSENE WENGER has said the Arsenal board will decide his future, not him, as Carlo Ancelotti is linked with the top job in North London. The Gunners chief, 67, is still under pressure as the Emirates boss, with the recently-sacked Bayern Munich chief in the running to take over. Wenger only signe...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 7:15 AM
SHKODRAN MUSTAFI has dealt Arsenal a major blow after limping out of Germany’s World Cup Qualifier against Azerbaijan. The centre-back was forced off the field in the 36th minute with a suspected torn ligament and needed to be helped down the tunnel by the medical team. Mustafi, 25, was sprinting...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 6:47 AM
LEICESTER are considering taking a chance on former Arsenal and Manchester City defender Bacary Sagna, according to reports. The Frenchman, 34, was one of four full-backs released by City this summer, allowing Pep Guardiola to splurge £120million on replacements Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker and Da...
The Sun - Sun Oct 8 10:25 PM
SHKODRAN MUSTAFI has dealt Arsenal a major blow after limping out of Germany’s World Cup Qualifier against Azerbaijan. The centre-back was forced off the field in the 36th minute with a suspected thigh injury and needed to be helped down the tunnel by the medical team. More to follow…
The Sun - Sun Oct 8 9:15 PM
ARSENE WENGER has warned Jack Wilshere to get fitter and injured less – or put his Arsenal career at risk. Midfielder Wilshere claimed last week he is fitter than ever and was delighted to hear England boss Gareth Southgate say he could still earn a World Cup call-up next summer. But Gunners chie...
The Sun - Sun Oct 8 4:35 PM
ARSENAL star Aaron Ramsey has switched back from New Balance to adidas boots… with fans convinced it’ll make all the difference. For the past few season, the Welsh midfielder, 26, has been the biggest name to wear New Balance footwear in the Premier League. But he’s been spotted more and more wea...
The Sun - Sun Oct 8 1:02 PM
ANTHONY MARTIAL is on the Barcelona radar, according to reports. The Spanish giants apparently reckon the French striker will get tired of being on the bench at Manchester United. And that, according to Spanish news outlet Mundo Deportivo, will give Barca the chance to pounce – although Arsenal a...
The Sun - Sun Oct 8 12:46 PM
ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger does not think Barcelona will ever play in Premier League if Catalonia gain independence from Spain, but insists Celtic and Rangers have a better case to play in England. Due to the response from the Spanish authorities over the Catalan referendum, some from the region...
The Sun - Sat Oct 7 11:23 PM
ASTON VILLA are checking out Jhon Cordoba – the Colombian who shocked Arsenal. Steve Bruce is in the market for a striker and his spies are looking at Cologne hitman Cordoba, who stunned the Gunners with a blinding goal in the Europa League. Cordoba, 24, has already played in Spain and Germany bu...
The Sun - Sat Oct 7 11:13 PM
ALEX IWOBI warns it will be a “huge setback” if Arsenal lose Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. The Gunners’ contract rebels could be sold in January, or go for free at the end of the season. And Iwobi has broken the dressing-room silence on their futures by admitting losing them could wreck the clu...
The Sun - Sat Oct 7 10:30 PM
ARSENE WENGER is ready to rescue Manchester United star Anthony Martial. Martial, 21, has started just ONE game in the Premier League this season under Jose Mourinho. And Wenger reckons the French winger is a perfect replacement when Alexis Sanchez leaves Arsenal. United put down £36million to bu...
The Sun - Sat Oct 7 10:15 PM
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger is chasing Everton’s speedy starlet Ademola Lookman in a shock move. Wenger’s spies have been tipped off that England Under-21 flier Lookman could be tempted out of Goodison Park and back to London. Lookman, 19, was fancied by the Gunners when he left Charlton – but...
The Sun - Sat Oct 7 8:00 PM
ARDA TURAN has come to terms with the fact his stay at Barcelona has come to an end and is reportedly set to leave the club in January – sparking renewed interest from Arsenal. The versatile midfielder was deemed surplus to requirements when new boss Ernesto Valverde took over and remains exiled...
The Sun - Sat Oct 7 4:37 PM
Fifa is considering longer but fewer international breaks during the season. Manchester United chief Jose Mourinho and Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger are among those who feel the October break is too early. And football’s world rulers are keen to find a balance between the demands of club and country...
The Sun - Sat Oct 7 3:20 PM
MANCHESTER CITY are plotting an audacious £20million January swoop for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez. The Chilean forward, 28, is out of contract in the summer, with Pep Guardiola looking to take advantage with a bargain deal this winter. Gunners star Sanchez would be available for free in July, wi...
The Sun - Sat Oct 7 2:16 PM
JACK WILSHERE has declared he is the fittest he has ever been after being offered a lifeline by England boss Gareth Southgate The Arsenal midfielder was not called up for the qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania this month. But after Friday’s dull 1-0 win at Wembley, Southgate is trying to a...