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Soccer – Arsenal news: Arsene Wenger was ‘convinced’ Aaron Ramsey would stay

Soccer – Arsenal news: Arsene Wenger was ‘convinced’ Aaron Ramsey would stay

The Welshman has agreed to join the Serie A from the start of next season but his former manager felt he was ready to stay at the Gunners Arsene Wenger has suggested Aaron Ramsey would still be an Arsenal player next season if he was in charge of the Premier League club. Juventus confirmed earlier…

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Soccer – Premier League news: Jose Mourinho salutes Arsene Wenger as ‘one of the best managers in football history’

Soccer – Premier League news: Jose Mourinho salutes Arsene Wenger as ‘one of the best managers in football history’

The former Manchester United and Chelsea manager had nothing but kinds words to say about the legendary ex-Arsenal boss Jose Mourinho has ended his feud with former rival manager Arsene Wenger following the latter’s Lifetime Achievement award at Laureus World Sports Awards on Monday. The pair have clashed in the past while they were both…

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Soccer – Arsenal news: Mesut Ozil maybe in comfort zone after contract extension admits Wenger

Soccer – Arsenal news: Mesut Ozil maybe in comfort zone after contract extension admits Wenger

The former Arsenal manager admitted being in a difficult spot when handing the playmaker a new deal but said it might be influencing his performance Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger speculated giving Mesut Ozil a new contract may have left the playmaker in a comfort zone and not at his best. Ozil signed a new…

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Soccer – Arsenal transfer news: Aaron Ramsey will be a big loss for the Gunners and huge gain for Juventus, says Arsene Wenger

Soccer – Arsenal transfer news: Aaron Ramsey will be a big loss for the Gunners and huge gain for Juventus, says Arsene Wenger

The former Gunners boss concedes it will be difficult to replace the Wales international midfielder, with the Serie A champions getting a top talent Arsene Wenger admits Aaron Ramsey “will be a loss for Arsenal”, with it likely to be difficult for the Gunners to replace a Juventus-bound midfielder. Wales international Ramsey is approaching the end…

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Soccer – Transfer news: David Ospina sees summer move ruled out as Napoli intend to make Arsenal loan permanent

Soccer – Transfer news: David Ospina sees summer move ruled out as Napoli intend to make Arsenal loan permanent

The Colombian goalkeeper, who is on a season-long loan deal from the Gunners, will be staying in Italy next term according to Carlo Ancelotti Napoli head coach Carlo Ancelotti has said Arsenal loanee and goalkeeper David Ospina will stay at the Serie A club next season. Ospina is on loan from Premier League side Arsenal…

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Soccer – Arsenal news: Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry says ‘Amazing’ Mesut Ozil is his favourite team-mate

Soccer – Arsenal news: Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry says ‘Amazing’ Mesut Ozil is his favourite team-mate

The Bayern winger says the Arsenal midfielder was his favourite player to play alongside after stepping out of a famed academy system in north London Serge Gnabry has pointed to Mesut Ozil as his favourite team-mate, adding that it was “amazing” to play alongside the Arsenal midfielder. Gnabry was on the books at Arsenal from…

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Soccer – Thierry Henry next job: Arsene Wenger backs ex-Arsenal striker despite Monaco failure

Soccer – Thierry Henry next job: Arsene Wenger backs ex-Arsenal striker despite Monaco failure

The former Arsenal forward’s doomed spell at the helm of the Ligue 1 side may have been torrid but his former boss believes he will bounce back Thierry Henry can still enjoy a successful managerial career despite his harrowing three months in charge of Monaco, insists his former boss Arsene Wenger. The legendary France forward…

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Soccer – Transfer news: ‘How many Arsenal players would rivals want?’ – Paul Merson concerned by lack of ‘world class’ talent and slide behind Spurs

Soccer – Transfer news: ‘How many Arsenal players would rivals want?’ – Paul Merson concerned by lack of ‘world class’ talent and slide behind Spurs

The former Gunners star believes there would be few takers at an elite Premier League level if every player at the Emirates was put up for sale Arsenal lack the “world class” stars of their Highbury era, claims Paul Merson, with there few players at Emirates Stadium who would be snapped up by top-six rivals.…

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Soccer – Transfer news: Arsenal signings under Unai Emery have left Gunners ‘bog standard average’, says Charlie Nicholas

Soccer – Transfer news: Arsenal signings under Unai Emery have left Gunners ‘bog standard average’, says Charlie Nicholas

There have been six additions to the senior squad at Emirates Stadium since a new manager took the helm, but few have inspired much confidence Many of the players acquired by Arsenal are “poor”, according to Charlie Nicholas, with a lack of productivity in the transfer market and mismanagement behind the scenes ensuring that the…

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Soccer – Transfer news: Arsenal keeper David Ospina eyes South America return as Napoli switch turns sour

Soccer – Transfer news: Arsenal keeper David Ospina eyes South America return as Napoli switch turns sour

Alex Meret’s return to form and fitness has left the Colombian frozen out in Italy and the Gunners loanee is open to making another move Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina has said a move back to South America is “a possibility” after Alex Meret’s return to fitness left him frozen out at Napoli, where he arrived…

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Soccer – Mesut Ozil transfer news: World Cup winner quotes Arsenal icon Dennis Bergkamp in cryptic future hint

Soccer – Mesut Ozil transfer news: World Cup winner quotes Arsenal icon Dennis Bergkamp in cryptic future hint

Questions continue to be asked of the German at the Emirates Stadium and he has done little to quash speculation on social media Mesut Ozil is continuing to keep everyone guessing on his Arsenal future after quoting Dennis Bergkamp in a cryptic social media post. Questions have been asked of the German’s ongoing presence at…

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Soccer – Suso transfer news: AC Milan star told he ‘deserves renewal’ amid talk of €40m Spurs or Arsenal move

Soccer – Suso transfer news: AC Milan star told he ‘deserves renewal’ amid talk of €40m Spurs or Arsenal move

Gennaro Gattuso would like to see the Rossoneri tie a Spanish forward down to a new contract, with north London rivals said to be interested in him Suso has been linked with a return to the Premier League and Gennaro Gattuso feels he deserves a contract extension at AC Milan. Former Liverpool midfielder Suso, who…

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Soccer – Transfer news: Arsenal heading in a ‘frightening’ direction as former Gunner Steve Sidwell brands them ‘a selling club’

Soccer – Transfer news: Arsenal heading in a ‘frightening’ direction as former Gunner Steve Sidwell brands them ‘a selling club’

Steve Sidwell is shocked at how events have unfolded in north London since he left the club, with the expected progress having never materialised Arsenal have become “a selling club”, according to former academy graduate Steve Sidwell, with the ongoing Aaron Ramsey saga highlighting the “frightening” direction in which the club are heading. Having tasted…

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Soccer – Arsenal news: ‘It’s becoming a bit of a comedy sketch’ – Andy Cole blasts Mesut Ozil situation

Soccer – Arsenal news: ‘It’s becoming a bit of a comedy sketch’ – Andy Cole blasts Mesut Ozil situation

The former Gunners striker thinks Arsenal are beginning to look foolish over the Ozil saga and must get the German on the pitch Andy Cole has said Arsenal manager Unai Emery should find a way to incorporate Mesut Ozil into his starting XI. The former Real Madrid star has been selected from the off in…

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Soccer – Transfer news: ‘Alexis Sanchez could go back to Arsenal’ – Marc Overmars questions decision to leave for Manchester United

Soccer – Transfer news: ‘Alexis Sanchez could go back to Arsenal’ – Marc Overmars questions decision to leave for Manchester United

The Chile international forward has endured a tough time since swapping Emirates Stadium for Old Trafford and may look to retrace his steps Alexis Sanchez “could go back to Arsenal”, claims former Gunners star Marc Overmars, with the Chilean likely to be questioning his decision to leave for Manchester United. The 30-year-old forward made the…

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Soccer – Arsenal news: Unai Emery downplays Mesut Ozil absence in Europa League loss against BATE

Soccer – Arsenal news: Unai Emery downplays Mesut Ozil absence in Europa League loss against BATE

Despite not being involved in the Europa League loss, the playmaker was one of the main talking points in his manager’s post-match news conference. Unai Emery once again faced questions about Mesut Ozil after Arsenal drew a blank against BATE in the Europa League without the German playmaker. The Gunners slipped to a shock 1-0 loss…

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Soccer – Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette apologises for red card in collapse to BATE Borisov

Soccer – Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette apologises for red card in collapse to BATE Borisov

The 27-year-old was sent off towards the end of the game for lashing out at a BATE Borisov player Alexandre Lacazette has apologised for getting sent off in Arsenal’s 1-0 defeat to BATE Borisov on Thursday. The Gunners suffered a shock defeat in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 tie, with Stanislav Dragun’s…

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Soccer – BATE 1-0 Arsenal: Martin Keown bemoans ‘worst’ Unai Emery performance after Europa League loss

Soccer – BATE 1-0 Arsenal: Martin Keown bemoans ‘worst’ Unai Emery performance after Europa League loss

The Gunners slumped to a dismal 1-0 defeat in the Europa League last-32 first leg in Belarus as Alexandre Lacazette saw red Arsenal produced the worst display since Unai Emery’s appointment against BATE Borisov in the Europa League, according to former defender Martin Keown. Stanislav Dragun’s first-half header was enough to ensure the Belarusian champions…

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Soccer – BATE 1-0 Arsenal: Fans fumer at Gunners embarrassing Europa League defeat

Soccer – BATE 1-0 Arsenal: Fans fumer at Gunners embarrassing Europa League defeat

The Belarusian club stunned the Gunners in the first leg of their Europa League tie in arguably the worst result of the Unai Emery era It’s safe to say most did not expect Arsenal to have much trouble against BATE Borisov in their Europa League round of 32 tie. The Belarusian side played against Arsene…

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Soccer – Mesut Ozil injury: Arsenal star’s situation becoming embarrassing – Martin Keown

Soccer – Mesut Ozil injury: Arsenal star’s situation becoming embarrassing – Martin Keown

The ex-Gunners defender has slammed the German’s lack of professionalism and suggests illness and injury might not be behind his current omission Mesut Ozil must decide whether he wants to be part of Arsenal’s long-term future after being left out for the 100th time in his Gunners career against BATE Borisov, according to former defender…

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