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Arsenal player’s words come back to haunt him against Manchester United

Ahead of Manchester United’s victory over Arsenal, Mesut Ozil gave a very cocky interview in which he claimed that his side would definitely win. As it turned out, Ozil struggled to make an impression on the game and Arsenal once again found themselves on the losing side at Old Trafford, with their former captain, Robin [...]

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VIDEO: Arsenal midfielder on biggest England games of his career

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Former Manchester United star had Arsenal #9 shirt

Arsene Wenger has revealed just how close Cristiano Ronaldo was to signing for Arsenal before United stepped in at the last minute to sign him. “He was very close to coming here,” said Wenger. “He has a number nine shirt with Ronaldo on the back from Arsenal Football Club. What happened was that Carlos Queiroz [...]

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Higuain: Arsenal signing a bargain

Gonzalo Higuaín, who looked set to join Arsenal himself in the summer, has hailed their signing of Mesut Ozil as a “bargain”. “I had the pleasure to play with Mesut and he’s one of the best players in the world,” he said. “As a striker he’s great to play with because you know that Özil [...]

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STATS: Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur

Arsenal vs Tottenham, 16:00   – These fierce rivals could not have had more contrasting fortunes during this Summer’s transfer window. Spurs have brought in a total of six players, and it appears that they have settled into life in North London rather quickly.   – Central midfielder Paulinho may not have hit the back [...]

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PICTURE: Another Arsenal player joins PUMA – see next weekend’s boots

PUMA has signed a new long-term partnership with Arsenal’s creative midfielder Santi Cazorla. The Spanish international will wear PUMA evoSPEED football boots on pitch this weekend, joining a rich portfolio of evoSPEED players that includes Sergio Agüero, Radamel Falcao and Olivier Giroud. Santi Cazorla will become another important asset in PUMA’s global football ‘Nature of [...]

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Flamini to return after dumping Arsenal for AC Milan?

February 10th 2008: “There are talks with the club and I hope everything will work out because I am happy here,” Flamini said. “I like English football and I love Arsenal. Hard work. I have done that for the three-and-a-half years have been at the club. Now I have my place in the team and [...]

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Arsenal let Casillas know they’re interested

Reports from Spain today claim that Arsenal have let those close to Iker Casillas know that they are following his situation closely. The goalkeeper lost his starting place in the Real Madrid team when Jose Mourinho was in charge last season. There had been some suggestion that it was a personal problem between the player [...]

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Willian’s transfer rumour history: From Chelsea to Spurs, Arsenal, Liverpool and back again

March 31st 2011: Willian linked with moves to Chelsea and Barcelona. Both Carlo Ancelotti and Pep Guardiola were reportedly keen to sign him after scoring twice in Shakhtar Donetsk’s 3-0 second leg success over Roma in the Champions League last 16 game. April 13th 2011: “Willian would be perfect for Arsenal,” said Denilson (Arsenal player). [...]

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STATS: Hangeland’s clearances for Fulham vs Giroud’s on target shots Arsenal

Fulham vs Arsenal, Saturday 12:45 – Patjim Kasami picked a good moment to score his first Fulham goal as his second half header earned Martin Jol’s side all three points on their opening day fixture. – Brede Hangeland’s presence in the centre of defence will clearly once again be crucial to Fulham’s chances this year. [...]

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Arsenal need to sign Liverpool striker

There is one name Arsenal supporters repeatedly look towards when phrases such as loyalty, strength and determination are banded about and that name is Jack Wilshere. Arguably one of the finest natural English talents of his generation with his performance against Barcelona in the 2010-2011 campaign catching the eye of many a Spanish footballing aficionado, [...]

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VIDEO: Arsenal 2-3 Leeds United, May 4, 2003

Leeds United needed to beat Arsenal to avoid relegation from the Premier League.

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What Does the 2013/2014 Premier League Season Have in Store?

The 2013/14 Premier League season is set to explode back into our consciousness in just three weeks time and what a campaign it promises to be. Fans all over the globe are eagerly rubbing their hands at the prospect of a catalogue of intriguing storylines, controversial incidents, stunning goals and surprise packages over the next [...]

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PICTURE: Dramatic U-turn by Arsenal fan Piers Morgan on Liverpool striker

Arsenal fan, Piers Morgan, has been quick to criticise the Premier League’s most unpopular player, Luis Suarez, over the years. “Cheat”, “pathetic”, “cannibal” and “berk” are amongst the names Morgan has used to describe the Liverpool striker. He also claimed he would be “disgusted” if an Arsenal player behaved the way Suarez has. Then Arsenal [...]

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VIDEO: Arsenal midfielder teaches defence splitting pass

In the video Mikel Arteta shows how to spot space and weight the perfect pass to take defenders out of the game. Arteta wears the super soft PUMA King. It’s in his nature to be the Ringleader – he runs the show. Arteta has filmed exclusive Nature of Performance training videos to help you become [...]

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Gedion Zelalem: Wenger’s final gift to Arsenal

It has been a funny summer for Arsenal fans. For the first off season since Done Howe was in charge, the threat of losing players to the more glamorous clubs of Spain, or er, Manchester, is not apparent. Add to that the claim by the club that there is money to spend of anything between [...]

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Everything you need to know about Arsenal’s next opponents…

Team: Nagoya Grampus Kick-off: 11.30 League: J-League Club name origin: Derived from the two most prominent symbols of Nagoya: the two golden grampus dolphins on the top of Nagoya Castle (which can be more accurately described as shachihoko, a mythological creature part of the local folklore), and the Maru-Hachi (Circle eight), the city’s official symbol. [...]

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Former Arsenal captain and Barca player: I’m a massive Man United fan

Before being beaten by Manchester United in the 2009 Champions League semi-final, then Arsenal captain, Cesc Fabregas, revealed his admiration for the opposition. “I’m a massive Man United fan,” he said. “I have no problem saying United are one of the best clubs in the world – even though I want to beat them. They [...]

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