The five reasons why Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger isn’t PSG-bound this summer

First it was clear that he was staying, and now the Telegraph has suggested that he is on his way to France. So where will Arsene Wenger be managing next season? I think there is only one place – Arsenal. The Frenchman isn’t about to jettison his North London project a year earlier for the following reasons. 1 At Arsenal …

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AshleyThe five reasons why Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger isn’t PSG-bound this summer

Is Wenger leaving Arsenal and heading for PSG?

I though we had this one sorted yesterday when Arsene Wenger seemed to commit to Arsenal for the next twelve months, but apparently not. In case you haven’t seen it though this morning The Telegraph is suggesting that leading figures at PSG have been telling members of the French footballing elite that Arsene is on his way. And not just …

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AshleyIs Wenger leaving Arsenal and heading for PSG?

Will Arsenal fans ever forgive Robin Van Persie?

There was one very brief, but very poignant moment yesterday at The Emirates. After heading towards the away fans to applaud them the ex-Arsenal striker turned awkwardly towards a section of Arsenal fans and continued to clap. But with his ears ringing with boos the Dutchman realised that no one in the home section of the stadium was going to …

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AshleyWill Arsenal fans ever forgive Robin Van Persie?

Is Cesc Fabregas on his way back to Arsenal? The four reasons why he might be

Well that’s what the Star is suggesting this morning. The theory runs like this. 1 Barcelona can’t seem to accommodate him in their team. This article looks in depth about how they have chosen to use him. The evidence is clear is that while he was brought in to replace Xavi he just hasn’t worked in that role. He has …

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AshleyIs Cesc Fabregas on his way back to Arsenal? The four reasons why he might be

Gervinho, Walcott, Podolski – who should start upfront for Arsenal today?

With all the talk about Robin van Persie, this would have been a perfect opportunity for his successor at Arsenal, Olivier Giroud, to prove he’s been a decent replacement in his first Premier League campaign. Giroud has been unable to match Van Persie’s goalscoring tally, but his all-round play has been decent. Giroud’s red card for a clumsy tackle at …

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AshleyGervinho, Walcott, Podolski – who should start upfront for Arsenal today?

Could Fergie drop RVP for the Arsenal game?

Is there any need for Robin van Persie to start at the Emirates on Sunday afternoon? Manchester United’s number 20 scored the excellent hat-trick that sealed the club’s 20th league title on Monday night against Aston Villa, and might be given a guard of honour by the Arsenal team that sold him last summer. But Van Persie still has an …

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AshleyCould Fergie drop RVP for the Arsenal game?

Now it is rumoured that Arsenal players don’t want the guard of honour

I wrote yesterday about how Arsenal fans need to get over it and give Manchester United, and their old pal Robin Van Persie, the guard of honour on Sunday. Now in a classic piece of mischief making the Daily Mail is reporting that some of the players aren’t took keen on saluting their former team mate. The paper says Reluctant …

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AshleyNow it is rumoured that Arsenal players don’t want the guard of honour

Arsenal to line up Diaby replacement?

Arsenal have already done one deal with French Champions Montpelier – might they be about to do another one? According to The Express Younes Belhanda, who has been on Wenger’s radar for a while now, is set to leave the club in the summer and may end up joining his old team mate Olivier Giroud at Arsenal. Belhanda was linked …

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AshleyArsenal to line up Diaby replacement?

Stevan Jovetic to Arsenal – ‘expect developments’ says agent

Good news for Gunners fans. Speaking to website ilsussidiario.net agent Peppino Tirri has sounded an optimistic note that the Fiorentina player could soon be London-bound. Using a spot of Google translation he said “I read the news this morning in the newspapers . In fact it is a deal that might have practical implications. Expect developments ” I am not …

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AshleyStevan Jovetic to Arsenal – ‘expect developments’ says agent

Get over it! Why Arsenal should give Man United the guard of honour

There are many things in life which are unfair, unpalatable and downright uncomfortable. and as a Gooner I am probably going to have to endure something that is all three on Sunday when my beloved Arsenal give Man United the Premiership Champions traditional guard of honour. The club haven’t confirmed that the guard will take place beyond a hint that …

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AshleyGet over it! Why Arsenal should give Man United the guard of honour

Arsenal chase Juventus striking duo

As you probably know Juventus have been pretty impressive this season scooping the Serie A title without really breaking into a sweat. The side have already looked to next season too by adding Athletic Bilbao’s Fernando Llorente who will be joining them in July when his contract with the Basque club runs out. So, in the club’s never ending bid …

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AshleyArsenal chase Juventus striking duo

Are Arsenal planning on raiding Aston Villa? Lowton and Benteke?

Arsene Wenger faces a tricky decision about who he signs as a right back in the summer. If, as expected, Bacary Sagna returns to France, Wenger has the option of either signing a replacement for Sagna or promoting excellent English player Carl Jenkinson and looking for an understudy for him. If it is the latter then there may be some …

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AshleyAre Arsenal planning on raiding Aston Villa? Lowton and Benteke?

Arsenal update: Fazio targeted, Williams courted, Real Betis want four Gunners

Do you remember Sevilla’s Federico Fazio? If the name rings a bell it is because the player was linked with Arsenal as far back as 2009 after the club sold Kolo Toure. The central defender was apparently tempted but the club rebuffed a £5.5million bid and the 22 year old stayed in Spain. Now with Arsenal keen to strengthen their centre back options Fazio, now 26, is on …

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AshleyArsenal update: Fazio targeted, Williams courted, Real Betis want four Gunners

Remind me – why did Arsenal sell RVP to United? Wenger’s worst ever mistake?

I am sure I am not the only Arsenal fan to have felt just a little bit nauseous watching RVP running round Old Trafford last night after not just winning the league but also scoring , well, a hugely impressive hat-trick. If he needed a  game to push him back into the the PFA Player Of the Year race he …

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AshleyRemind me – why did Arsenal sell RVP to United? Wenger’s worst ever mistake?

Arsenal update: Julio Cesar, Loic Remy and the QPR smash and grab

Even the optimistic of Rangers fans knows now that their team is down and will be playing Championship football next season. It is a sad ending for a side brimming with talent that just never seemed to play together well and get any momentum going. Already the vultures are circling and among them is Arsene Wenger. So far the Gunners …

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AshleyArsenal update: Julio Cesar, Loic Remy and the QPR smash and grab

Wenger doesn’t expect Alex Song to return to Arsenal, yet

After his cousin/uncle (no one seem to know) Rigobert Song’s intervention yesterday claiming that Alex Song was unhappy at Barcelona and itching to return to England, Arsene Wenger has responded. In particular he has emphasised that the rumours that Arsenal have a buy back clause on Song simply aren’t true Wenger said “There is no buy-back clause. I heard he …

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AshleyWenger doesn’t expect Alex Song to return to Arsenal, yet

Arsenal update – Wilshere, Cazorla and others face late fitness tests

After drawing with Everton at the Emirates on Tuesday Arsenal’s game against Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday is a must win for the Gunners. However it looks like Arsene Wenger has got some serious worries on the injury front. Wenger said “there are a number of uncertainties about our squad. At the back everyone should available. In midfield we …

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AshleyArsenal update – Wilshere, Cazorla and others face late fitness tests

Arsenal update: Kalou and Patricio – two leftfield deals

For a short time last summer it seemed as if Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou would be on his way to The Emirates. However it never happened with rumours that the Blues were reluctant to sell the player to their London rivals. Well if Arsene Wenger is still keen on Kalou he may have a second chance to sign the player …

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AshleyArsenal update: Kalou and Patricio – two leftfield deals

Is Olivier Giroud a symbol of all that’s wrong at Arsenal?

Arsenal fan Julius @OneGunn3r on his frustration with The Gunners’ French striker. I have found no player as difficult to write about as Olivier Giroud. Throughout the season I have tried and failed on many occasions to turn my thoughts on the big Frenchman into something digestible on a platform other than Twitter. For me, there are few players in …

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AshleyIs Olivier Giroud a symbol of all that’s wrong at Arsenal?

Song wants Arsenal return says Song

It has been a least a week since the last Alex Song back to Arsenal story so no surprises that Metro has dug out a new angle. The paper has a quote from Alex’s cousin Rigobert which underlines how unhappy he is at Barcelona and how he longs to return to North London. ‘Barcelona put so much effort into signing …

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AshleySong wants Arsenal return says Song