Man Utd and Liverpool spoiling Dangote’s chance of buying Arsenal

Liverpool and Manchester United have proposed 'Project Big Picture' that would reduce the Premier League to 18 teams, and place the controlling power in the hands of the biggest clubs. According to the Daily Telegraph, some of the proposals include scrapping the League Cup and Community Shield, plus 25 percent of the Premier League's annual revenue going to … Continue reading Man Utd and Liverpool spoiling Dangote’s chance of buying Arsenal

Arsenal caution players flouting physical-distancing guidelines

Arsenal have reminded the first-team squad of their physical-distancing responsibilities after four senior players were pictured in violation of the government’s guidelines. Alexandre Lacazette, David Luiz, Nicolas Pépé and Granit Xhaka have all been spoken to after being photographed in three separate situations in recent days. It is the latest of several incidents in which … Continue reading Arsenal caution players flouting physical-distancing guidelines

Arsenal not ready to lose Aubameyang

Arsenal continue to wait for a Barcelona move for their striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to The Sun, and despite their desire to keep hold of the Gabon international, they have put a price on his head: 50 million pounds (around 60 million euros). Aubameyang, 30, has a contract with Arsenal until 2021. For that reason, in … Continue reading Arsenal not ready to lose Aubameyang

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Why Arsenal distanced themselves from Mesut Ozil’s ‘biased’ comments

The Muslim Council of Britain criticized the Gunners for distancing themselves from Mesut Ozil's comments amid fears over the impact their lack of support would have on other Muslim Premier League stars, including Mo Salah, Sadio Mane, Paul Pogba, N’Golo Kante, Riyad Mahrez and Ozil’s team-mate, Granit Xhaka. Harun Khan, secretary general of the MCB, … Continue reading Why Arsenal distanced themselves from Mesut Ozil’s ‘biased’ comments

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Yaya Toure slams Ozil for comments on China’s treatment of Uighurs

Mesut Ozil has been backed by Donald Trump’s right-hand man in his denouncement of China’s persecution of Muslims but has been told to stick to football by Yaya Toure. Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, made a surprise intervention in the diplomatic storm that led to Arsenal’s match against Manchester City on Sunday being … Continue reading Yaya Toure slams Ozil for comments on China’s treatment of Uighurs

Unai Emery’s exit not a surprise for Arsenal fans

Arsenal have finally sacked coach Unai Emery following the club's defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday. In the wake of Arsenal's disappointing Europa League loss which extended their winless run to seven games in all competitions, Josh Kroenke released a statement on behalf the Arsenal board and owners, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment. "Our most sincere … Continue reading Unai Emery’s exit not a surprise for Arsenal fans

Arsenal fans are frustrated

Arsenal were able to salvage what would have been a totally disappointing outing on Saturday, having drawn 2-2 with Southampton in their Premier League fixture. Arsenal currently have 18 points from 13 EPL games, a result which falls below previous records in 1994-95 (19), 2012-13 (20), 2014-15 (20) and 2006-07 (22) seasons. The seeming lack of improvement has angered … Continue reading Arsenal fans are frustrated

Arsenal interested in Luis Enrique

Unai Emery's time at Arsenal could soon be up if reports crediting the Premier League club with an interest in Luis Enrique prove correct. News of Arsenal's interest in Enrique emerged after their 2-0 loss to Leicester City which football pundits believe might be the end of Unai Emery's tenure. The Gunners failed to win for … Continue reading Arsenal interested in Luis Enrique

Wenger can’t forgive himself for not signing Messi

Arsene Wenger has revealed just how close Arsenal came to signing Lionel Messi from Barcelona in 2003. The Gunners brought Cesc Fabregas over from the Catalan capital the same year and Wenger regrets not persisting with a deal to sign Messi too. "You have to live with regrets in life, you know," Wenger told beIN … Continue reading Wenger can’t forgive himself for not signing Messi

Mesut Ozil and Unai Emery: Which way forward?

As Mesut Özil trudged, head bowed, around the pitch at the end of it all in Baku, it was pertinent to wonder what has become of him and where it all goes from here. He is the lost playmaker. His once proud joy in the assist, his once delicate ability to be the subtle architect of a … Continue reading Mesut Ozil and Unai Emery: Which way forward?