Stevan Jovetic – he is coming to Arsenal – or is he?

Well the honest answer is that of course we still don’t really know, There was a huge buzz about the move earlier in the week when Caught Offside intimated that the deal was almost done and that personal terms had been agreed with the player. Their story was then picked up by several other news sources. However at the same …

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Arsenal update – Wilshere and Walcott news

Not good news for Arsenal fans. That all important run-in is going to be that little bit more difficult as it now appears that neither Theo Walcott or Jack Wilshere will be back for the Norwich game on April 13th. Arsene Wenger is expected to confirm today that the two English stars are struggling to regain fitness. According to the …

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Wenger plots Borussia Dortmund raid and mulls over Arsenal return for Alex Song

Tonight Barcelona take on PSG in the first leg of their Champions League quarter finals. One player who is unlikely to start is the club’s misfit midfielder Alex Song. Since signing for Arsenal in the summer Sing has made very little impression at the Catalan club and was even named the second worst signing of 2012 after Real Madrid’s Luka …

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Arsenal’s run in – Reading, and then four more winnable games. 15 points?

It is no exaggeration to say that Arsenal’s entire season could swing on the result of the game at home to Reading on Saturday. On paper is it not just a should win – but a must win too. For if Arsenal can win well – and keep some of the momentum they have from their impressive win against Bayern …

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AshleyArsenal’s run in – Reading, and then four more winnable games. 15 points?

Arsene Wenger on Walcott and Wilshere injuries and finishing in the top four

It seems like it has been ages since Arsene Wenger’s last pre-match news conferences, but he has just finished his latest with updates on the fitness of Wilshere and Walcott and some stirring words for the Arsenal faithful. Firstly the good news – Jack Wilshere is on his way back. Wenger confirmed that the player’s ankle injury will keep him …

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Stevan Jovetic urged to join Man City not Arsenal

Arsenal’s number one target, Stevan Jovetic, has been advised by one of his Fiorentina team mates to head to the Premiership. But The Sun reports that defender Stefan Savic thinks that the 23 year old should join his old club Man City rather than Arsenal. And this in spite of the fact that Savic had a difficult time at The …

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Arsenal update: More on Ashley Williams, Pepe Reina and Andre Santos

The Daily Mail is returning to the story that Arsenal are pursuing Swansea’s excellent centre back Ashley Williams. The player reports that the club are going head to head with Liverpool for the services of the player and that Wenger’s chief scout Steve Rowley has been very impressed by what he has seen of the player this season. Arsenal face …

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Galatasaray to offer £12 million for Arsenal’s Gervinho. Time to cash in?

This one should be taken with a pinch of salt, but if true… According to website webaslan.com, which has been picked up by The Express, Turkish side Galatasaray are ready to offer £12m for Arsenal misfit Gervinho. That is over a £1 million more than Arsenal paid for him back in 2011. At Galatasaray Gervinho would team up with Ivorians …

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Liverpool chase Ince (again) and target Barca youngster

It appears that after a winter window in which a deal seemed imminent but then fell through that Liverpool are once again keen on re-capturing Blackpol’s Tom Ince. According to The Mirror the club, who were put off by the £6million fee the Championship club placed on Ince, have now tabled a £4 million bid which they hope will get …

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Is Stevan Jovetic to Arsenal a done deal?

So what did you make of Stevan Jovetic last night then? It was a game of two halves for the Montenegrin striker. In the first half he was sloppy when passing, wandered into offside positions and troubled the England central defending pair very little. But in the second half, with the arrival of Dejan Damjanoviche dropped deeper, got more possession, …

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Arsenal fans – Do you care whether England win tonight?

Well, possibly not if you aren’t English, but if you are lucky enough to be have been born or live in this wonderful country how are you feeling about tonight’s crucial game with Montenegro. Is it a must watch because you want to cheer the team onto World Cup qualification? Or is a must watch because you want to get …

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AshleyArsenal fans – Do you care whether England win tonight?
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Great news – Jack Wilshere is back on Twitter

Some good news for Arsenal fans about their talismanic midfielder Jack Wilshere, he might not be back in the Arsenal squad yet, but he is back on Twitter. Wilshere quit Twitter nine months ago after he was pestered by trolls to the point where he had to call in the police. Today though Wilshere tweeted ‘Great to be back on …

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Arsenal update: Podolski for Negredo? Battle for Koby Arthur

There have been some mixed messages coming out of The Emirates in the last couple of weeks about the future of The Gunners’ striker Lukas Podolski. The player, who hasn’t quite shown the form that his manager would have expected him to this season, is now rumoured to be a target for Italian giants Juventus. Podolski has denied that he …

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Arsenal plot Atletico Madrid raid and target ‘next Jack Wilshere’

With that £70 million war chest Arsene Wenger certainly has plenty of options this summer. Arsenal have been linked with several Man City players could pick up a bargain or two if QPR go down or may choose to nab a player (or more) from Atletico Madrid. Wenger has been a fan of Adrian Lopez for a while, but now …

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Chelsea update: Mourinho hints at return, Zola says ‘no contact’

So Chelsea fans – do you fancy having the Special One back at the club? A number of papers are reporting this morning that Jose Mourinho not only knows where his next job will be, but that it will be at one of his former clubs. The Real Madrid manager is expected to leave the Bernabeu at the end of …

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Arsenal update: Mixed news about Jovetic, Strootman mulling over a move

Tomorrow night Arsenal and England fans will get a chance to see how Fiorentina striker, Stevan Jovetic, will cope with Premiership defenders as his Montenegrin team faces England in a World Cup qualifying game. The player, who is apparently Arsenal’s number one striking target, has also been making positive noises about a move from Serie A to the Premiership. In …

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Arsenal update: Vela to return? PSG to move for Wenger?

Carlos Vela was undoubtedly one of the biggest disappointments of the Wenger era. A hugely talented player with bags of potential, he just never seemed to fit in at Arsenal and Gunners fans only witnessed the real Vela in short bursts. So that makes it all the more intriguing that several papers are speculating that Arsene Wenger is about to …

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Why history will be kind to Liverpool and England’s boy wonder Michael Owen

Simon Poulter, of What Would David Bowie Do? fame -puts the case for the England striker In much of the world, we’ve become quite used to the commonly employed calendar system. We know that this is 2013 AD, and at some point in time there was a year 1AD. Before that, we had the BC era, which goes back to, …

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Remy? Samba? Are Arsenal sizing up a raid on QPR in the summer

So will QPR escape relegation this season? My heart says yes, but my head thinks they might be heading for the drop. And if Rangers return to The Championship there might be some significant plundering for Premiership managers on the hunt for a bargain or two, and Arsene Wenger is likely to be first in the queue. QPR have three …

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Vinyl psych revival – reissues incoming for The Orgone Box and The Monochrome Set

Push comes to shove my favourite unheralded psych pop album of the 90s is the debut from the Orgone Box. It is a power pop tour de force where every track boasts a stellar tune, soaring harmonies and wonderfully psychedelic guitar. The great news is that it is going to reissued shortly on vinyl. I know there is a CD …

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AshleyVinyl psych revival – reissues incoming for The Orgone Box and The Monochrome Set