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The Sun - Tue Oct 17 10:30 PM
TROY DEENEY prefaced his comments with the words: “I’ll have to watch what I say . . . ” Then Watford’s captain said Arsenal lacked ‘cojones, a bit of nuts’. And he said that whenever he played against the Gunners he thought, ‘Let me whack the first one and see who wants it.’ Deeney said he had w...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 6:28 PM
ARSENAL and Liverpool may be spared their proposed Christmas Eve clash. The fixture could instead be held 48 hours earlier on the Friday night. A 4pm meeting on December 24 had initially been suggested, before Premier League chief Richard Scudamore ruled out the possibility after a backlash from...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 6:00 PM
WOJCIECH SZCZESNY felt his performance didn’t improve at Arsenal – as the quality of coaching paled in comparison to what he has experienced in Italy. The 27-year-old goalkeeper has been outspoken about discrepancies between the coaching in Serie A compared to the Premier League. In an interview...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 5:20 PM
WOJCIECH SZCZESNY felt his performance didn’t improve at Arsenal as the quality of coaching paled in comparison to what he experienced in Italy. The 27-year-old goalkeeper was outspoken about discrepancies between the coaching in Serie A compared to the Premier League. In an interview with the In...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 4:29 PM
JURGEN KLOPP has reservations about playing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in a central midfield role and will keep him as a winger. The 24-year-old left Arsenal in a £35million move this summer with a view of getting game time in the central position that he craves. But it does not look to be a move th...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 11:08 AM
MARC OVERMARS is to return to Arsenal in a director of football-style role to aid struggling Arsene Wenger. The Frenchman has always been opposed to having someone in that position at the club he has managed for more than 20 years. But it appears club hero Overmars, who made 141 appearances for t...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 9:20 AM
ARSENAL are reportedly trying to drum up interest in Mesut Ozil. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has admitted he could be forced to sell the German and fellow contract rebel Alexis Sanchez in January. BET £10 GET A FREE £30 BET WITH SUN BETS And The Mirror reports Emirates chiefs haven given up on get...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 7:06 PM
MANCHESTER CITY winger Raheem Sterling has revealed he never entertained the offer of joining Arsenal on Deadline Day. The 22-year-old was linked with a switch to the Emirates in a possible bargaining tool as the Citizens looked to bring Alexis Sanchez to the Etihad. Arsene Wenger enquired over t...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 5:33 PM
WOJCIECH SZCZESNY has opened up over being hit with a £20, 000 fine for smoking in the showers at Arsenal. But the Juventus keeper insists he was never caught in the true sense of the word and simply owned up to taking a crafty drag. SunSport revealed Szczesny was punished financially by boss Ars...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 4:34 PM
ARSENAL could be major beneficiaries of AC Milan’s implosion this season — with Andre Silva set to become available once again. The Portuguese striker was a major transfer target for the Gunners during the summer window, but they missed out when the big-spending Rossoneri made him their record si...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 3:47 PM
THE FA are not investigating Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger after reports he was involved in an angry clash with referee Neil Swarbrick after the Gunners defeat at Watford. Arsenal felt aggrieved when Swarbrick award the home side a controversial penalty with twenty minutes left when Hornets attacker...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 2:05 PM
WATFORD star Richarlison will NOT be charged by the FA after a panel unanimously decided he didn’t dive to win a penalty against Arsenal. The 20-year-old Brazilian was accused by Gunners fans of going down easily under a challenge from Hector Bellerin during their 2-1 win. But a panel of three ha...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 10:09 AM
JOHN HARTSON has opened up on his gambling addiction and revealed it almost cost him his marriage and children. The former Arsenal striker and Wales hero was spoilt by betting companies and he ended up treating real cash like “Monopoly money”. Ignoring wife Sarah and their kids, he would rush in...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 9:26 AM
IT was yet another action packed weekend of football in the best league in the world. But now it’s time for us at SunSport to look back give our verdict on the biggest talking points from the nine games. ONE RULE FOR ONE… Do you remember when Sam Allardyce took West Ham to Stamford Bridge …
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 9:04 AM
VALENCIA leap-frogged Real Madrid to go second in La Liga by beating Real Betis in a nine-goal thriller. One-time Liverpool and Tottenham target Geoffrey Kondogbia gave visiting Valencia the lead after 31 minutes before Goncalo Guedes added to that opener to complete a standard first half. But th...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 12:34 AM
TOM CLEVERLEY has revealed Watford “smelled blood” against Arsenal. Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at Vicarage Road meant Arsene Wenger’s side have picked up just one point from four away games in the Premier League this season. Hornets striker Troy Deeney slammed Arsenal for not having any “cojones”. An...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 12:02 AM
VALENCIA leap-frogged Real Madrid to go second in La Liga by beating Real Betis in a nine-goal thriller. One-time Liverpool and Tottenham target Geoffrey Kondogbia gave visiting Valencia the lead after 31 minutes before Goncalo Guedes added to that opener to complete a standard first half. But th...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 10:30 PM
RICHARLISON could avoid an FA rap for diving. Football bosses will study footage of the Watford star winning a penalty following Hector Bellerin’s tackle in the 2-1 win over Arsenal. But Richarlison hopes to avoid punishment because while he was clearly looking for the spot-kick — put away by Tro...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 10:30 PM
WHEN Mesut Ozil was put clean through by the pass of the game it was set up for him to seal victory for Arsenal. The shot was tame, goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes saved easily, Watford were let off the hook and a minute later were level from the penalty spot. Matches in the Premier League are …
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 8:31 PM
ARSENE WENGER’S latest rage over a penalty decision masks a real spot of bother for Arsenal. The Gunners have conceded more Premier League penalties since the start of last season than any other club – and FAR MORE than all their main rivals. Arsenal boss Wenger slated a “ridiculous” decision as...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 7:49 PM
ARSENAL have conceded more penalties since the start of last season than any other Premier League side. The Gunners gave away yet another spot-kick against Watford on Saturday as they led 1-0. And the resulting goal ended up helping the Hornets deliver a knockout blow with a last-gasp winner at V...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 5:09 PM
BARCELONA are in real danger of losing starlet Abel Ruiz with Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City keeping tabs on the youngster. The 17-year-old has dazzled this month in Spain’s U-17 World Cup side – where he has helped them reach the Round of 16 – where they will face France. According to the...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 2:08 PM
DEFENDER Armand Traore has revealed that he ended up in a police cell after being caught with a knuckle-duster at a north London derby. The Frenchman had only just signed for the Gunners and wanted to watch his new club play against arch rivals Tottenham. The police found the weapon as he was ent...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 1:28 PM
GRANIT XHAKA has been caught picking his nose instead of trying to stop Tom Cleverley scoring Watford’s late winner against Arsenal. The Gunners crashed to a humiliating defeat at Vicarage Road when England midfielder Clerveley struck to seal a 2-1 win for the Hornets. The ex-Manchester United ma...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 12:48 PM
WATFORD skipper Troy Deeney trolled Hector Bellerin over his haircut after the Hornets stunned the Gunners at Vicarage Road. Arsenal gave away a one goal lead to a Troy Deeney penalty and then a dramatic finish from ex-Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverly. The penalty that brought Watford ba...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 12:35 PM
ARSENAL legend Martin Keown has blasted Mesut Ozil and believes he “will be gone” in January after rejecting several contract offers from the Gunners. The German international has had a poor start to the season and has been disrupted by injury and ongoing concerns about his future. The 29-year-ol...
The Sun - Sun Oct 15 12:05 AM
TOM CLEVERLEY was Watford’s hero as he popped up with a last-gasp winner against Arsenal. The former Man Utd midfielder fired home with just minutes remaining to deny Arsene Wenger a crucial win at Vicarage Road. Wenger’s side looked ready to finally get three points on their travels with Per Mer...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 11:45 PM
ARSENAL added injury to insult after their 2-1 loss at Watford. After a contentious penalty decision went against them, the Gunners also had some injury worries for Danny Welbeck and Laurent Koscielny. Both players have been struggling with their fitness and could face another stint on the sideli...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 10:49 PM
TERO RRDEENEY has accused Arsenal of lacking guts and courage. In a scathing attack on Arsene Wenger’s men, the Watford striker insisted the Gunners’ 2-1 loss at Vicarge Road was down to the vistors missing “cojones”. Per Mertesacker put Arsenal ahead but Wenger’s men were soon fuming over a cont...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 8:13 PM
ARSENE WENGER blasted Watford’s penalty as scandalous after the Gunners fell to a controversial defeat at Vicarage Road. Troy Deeney equalised from the spot against Arsenal after Richarlison went to the ground following a challenge from Hector Bellerin. And furious Wenger voiced his disapproval o...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 7:47 PM
TOM CLEVERLEY was Watford’s hero as he popped up with a last-gasp winner against Arsenal. The former Man Utd midfielder fired home with just minutes remaining to deny Arsene Wenger a crucial win at Vicarage Road. Wenger’s side looked ready to finally get three points on their travels with Per Mer...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 5:13 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ, Mesut Ozil and Aaran Ramsey were all missing from the Arsenal starting line-up at Watford. Sanchez was rested after his World Cup qualifying exertions with Chile, so Alexandre Lacazette led the line with support from Danny Welbeck and Alex Iwobi. Ramsey, too, played no part in the...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 3:44 PM
ARSENAL fans are on high alert after summer target releases clue he could be on the way to the Emirates. Julian Draxler and Sead Kolasinac are former Schalke 04 teammates, and may be about to reunite. The German winger took to his Instagram story to tease Arsenal fans with a cryptic picture. Drax...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 10:42 AM
ARSENE WENGER has told Mesut Ozil he must fight for his place at Arsenal. The German international has had a poor start to the season and has been disrupted by injury and ongoing concerns about his future. Ozil has returned from a knee injury but Wenger insists he will not just walk straight back...
The Sun - Sat Oct 14 9:46 AM
BACARY SAGNA could be on his way to Italy to join Inter or AC Milan, despite interest from Leicester City. Foxes boss Craig Shakespeare admitted they were keen on bringing the right-back to Leicester. During his press conference yesterday, he said: “We are aware of the situation. We will look at...
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...