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Soccer – Leno mistake v Southampton: Late Christmas gift proves costly as Arsenal’s unbeaten run finally ends

Soccer – Leno mistake v Southampton: Late Christmas gift proves costly as Arsenal’s unbeaten run finally ends

The Gunners’ 22-game unbeaten run came to an end as their depleted defence was exposed by a rejuvenated Southampton side It was Claudio Ranieri who earned the famous nickname ‘the Tinkerman’ after constantly changing his tactics when he was manager of Chelsea. Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has embarked on a similar path this season,…

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Soccer – Southampton vs Arsenal: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

Soccer – Southampton vs Arsenal: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

The Gunners could leap into the top four if results go their way today, but the Saints will be desperate for a first win since September With less than a fortnight until Christmas, the festive schedule is in full swing for the Premier League – but who will get an early present in their stockings…

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Soccer – Southampton vs Arsenal Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

Soccer – Southampton vs Arsenal Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

While the home fans will be hoping for an upturn in fortunes under Hasenhuttl, Al Hain-Cole thinks the in-form Gunners will spoil the Austrian’s debut Ralph Hasenhuttl will be hoping to introduce himself to the St Mary’s crowd in style when his Southampton side take on Arsenal on Sunday. The Austrian manager suffered a 1-0…

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Soccer – Arsenal news: ‘He has a lot of qualities’ – Ralph Hasenhuttl wary of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang threat

Soccer – Arsenal news: ‘He has a lot of qualities’ – Ralph Hasenhuttl wary of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang threat

With a fine record against the Saints’ manager, the Premier League’s joint-top scorer will be watched closely when the Gunners travel to St Mary’s Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has identified Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Arsenal’s main threat ahead of their Premier League clash on Sunday. The Gabon international is the joint-top scorer in the English top…

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Soccer – Arsenal news: Unai Emery must prove himself in transfer window says David Seaman

Soccer – Arsenal news: Unai Emery must prove himself in transfer window says David Seaman

The Gunners have gone 22 games without losing but the Spaniard still has much to prove according to ex-goalkeeper Unai Emery must still prove himself in the transfer market despite Arsenal going on a 22-match unbeaten run in his maiden campaign, according to former goalkeeper David Seaman. After losing his first two matches in charge…

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Soccer – Southampton vs Arsenal: Why Laurent Koscielny will prove he is still a key Arsenal player

Soccer – Southampton vs Arsenal: Why Laurent Koscielny will prove he is still a key Arsenal player

The Frenchman has returned to the game after seven months on the sidelines and can show everyone why he has unfinished business with the Gunners “My game is over, the season is over and the World Cup is over.”  Laurent Koscielny knew exactly what happened before anyone else could tell him about the severity of…

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Soccer – Southampton’s Hasenhuttl sends fans free drinks ahead of Arsenal clash

Soccer – Southampton’s Hasenhuttl sends fans free drinks ahead of Arsenal clash

The former RB Leipzig man is pulling out all the stops to get season ticket holders onside, and hopes for a positive introduction to St. Mary’s Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has come up with a novel way to reward loyal Saints fans as they prepare for his home debut on the bench against Arsenal.  Hasenhuttl…

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Soccer – Arsenal news: Emery prepared to face Gunners’ centre-back crisis

Soccer – Arsenal news: Emery prepared to face Gunners’ centre-back crisis

The Gunners boss knows he will have to be creative to find defensive solutions for the trip to Southampton in the Premier League Unai Emery has a plan to address his centre-back shortage when Arsenal travel to Southampton on Sunday. Captain Laurent Koscielny made his first appearance of the season in Thursday’s 1-0 win over…

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Soccer – Europa League 2018-19: Favourites, outsiders, underdogs, qualified teams & fixtures

Soccer – Europa League 2018-19: Favourites, outsiders, underdogs, qualified teams & fixtures

This year’s Europa League group stage wrapped up, with Premier League clubs among the favourites to win the competition The Europa League group stage has come to an end and the round of 32 participants have been confirmed, and this year’s edition features Premier League giants Chelsea and Arsenal as frontrunners to win the competition.…

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Soccer – Arsenal transfer news: ‘Mesut Ozil to Inter would be a strange switch’ – Paul Ince not convinced by Serie A speculation

Soccer – Arsenal transfer news: ‘Mesut Ozil to Inter would be a strange switch’ – Paul Ince not convinced by Serie A speculation

The former Nerazzurri midfielder believes the German playmaker still has plenty to offer Arsenal, but appreciates they may be willing to let him leave Talk of Mesut Ozil potentially leaving Arsenal for Inter is considered by Paul Ince to be “strange”, with the German still boasting the potential to be “unplayable”. A World Cup-winning midfielder…

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Soccer – Arsenal news: Emery excited by Saka’s Arsenal debut

Soccer – Arsenal news: Emery excited by Saka’s Arsenal debut

The Gunners boss was pleased with the teenager’s display in the Europa League, stating he has the ‘personality’ to add quality to the team Unai Emery was full of praise for 17-year-old debutant Bukayo Saka after his energetic performance during Arsenal’s 1-0 win against Qarabag in Europe on Thursday evening. Arsenal finished top of Group…

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Soccer – Arsenal news: Laurent Koscielny no certainty to face Southampton, says Emery

Soccer – Arsenal news: Laurent Koscielny no certainty to face Southampton, says Emery

The manager is wary of asking too much, too soon of the Frenchman following his long-awaited return from injury Arsenal’s paucity of defensive options may not be enough to tempt Unai Emery into risking the fit-again Laurent Koscielny in Sunday’s clash with Southampton. The 33-year-old centre-back made his first appearance since rupturing an Achilles tendon in May as…

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Soccer – Arsenal news: ‘My season starts now’ – Laurent Koscielny buoyant after Europa League comeback

Soccer – Arsenal news: ‘My season starts now’ – Laurent Koscielny buoyant after Europa League comeback

Defender Laurent Koscielny expressed his satisfaction after making a successful comeback from injury in Arsenal’s 1-0 win over Qarabag. Laurent Koscielny said his season is just beginning after making his return from a seven-month injury lay-off in Arsenal’s 1-0 Europa League win over Qarabag. The 33-year-old defender had not played first-team football for the Gunners…

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Soccer – When is the Europa League knockouts draw? Last 32 fixtures, teams & all you need to know

Soccer – When is the Europa League knockouts draw? Last 32 fixtures, teams & all you need to know

The final set of Europa League matches is set to be played on Thursday, setting the stage for the round of 32 draw to take place on Monday The Europa League group stage with the teams for the next round already having been confirmed including the likes of Premier League teams Arsenal and Chelsea. The draw date…

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Soccer – Arsenal news: Pires hopeful for young Arsenal trio

Soccer – Arsenal news: Pires hopeful for young Arsenal trio

The former ‘Invicible’ believes Arsenal currently have some exceptional talents on their books Robert Pires says he has been impressed by three of Arsenal’s young midfielders this season; Reiss Nelson, Emile Smith Rowe and Matteo Guendouzi. In particular, the 45-year-old highlighted Nelson’s outstanding performances at Hoffenheim and hopes the youngster can put his experience into practise…

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Soccer – Chuba Akpom exclusive: New life in Greece, breaking Thierry Henry’s sprint record and more

Soccer – Chuba Akpom exclusive: New life in Greece, breaking Thierry Henry’s sprint record and more

The former Gunners striker is enjoying a new lease of life after Greek giants PAOK where he reflects on a memorable 16 year spell with the Gunners Sixteen years at Arsenal, six successive loan spells and one club record later – despite being only 23, Chuba Akpom feels many see him as having been “around for…

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Soccer – Arsenal vs Qarabag Betting: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

Soccer – Arsenal vs Qarabag Betting: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

With Gurbanov’s men having struggled for goals, Al Hain-Cole is backing the Gunners to keep another Europa League clean sheet on their way to victory Arsenal will be aiming to round off their Europa League group stage with a victory when they welcome Qarabag to the Emirates Stadium on Thursday. The Gunners wrapped up top…

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Soccer – Arsenal news: Emile Smith Rowe had no problem shunning Barcelona as Gunners are ‘the right club’

Soccer – Arsenal news: Emile Smith Rowe had no problem shunning Barcelona as Gunners are ‘the right club’

The talented teenager attracted interest from Camp Nou when emerging through the Gunners’ academy system, but he is happy to have stayed put Emile Smith Rowe admits to having shunned interest from Barcelona in the past as Arsenal are “the right club” for him and his ongoing development. The 18-year-old midfielder has made a senior…

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Soccer – Arsenal news: Robin van Persie’s decision to swap the Gunners for Manchester United was justified, says Ian Wright

Soccer – Arsenal news: Robin van Persie’s decision to swap the Gunners for Manchester United was justified, says Ian Wright

The Dutch striker will retire from football at the end of the season and a Gunners legend believes his switch to Old Trafford was the right choice Arsenal legend Ian Wright says that Robin van Persie was justified in his decision to leave the Gunners for Manchester United. The 35-year-old Dutch striker will retire from…

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Soccer – Arsenal keen to sign defender in January transfer window, says Unai Emery

Soccer – Arsenal keen to sign defender in January transfer window, says Unai Emery

With a mounting injury list, the Spanish tactician believes defensive cover could be required Arsenal could be forced to sign a centre-back in the January transfer window amid the club’s defensive shortage, head coach Unai Emery has admitted. Emery’s options in defence are limited after Arsenal centre-back Rob Holding suffered a season-ending knee injury last…

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