Arsenal fans guide to Chelsea songs for tonight – with updated lyrics

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In what is a massively weird situation Arsenal fans will be cheering on Chelsea tonight to ensure that Spurs remain in fifth place thereby leaving fourth place to Arsenal if they win their last two games. So Gunners fans some of the songs that you know and love will have their lyrics changed for one night only. So for example …

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Arsenal update: Jovetic, Lewandowski, Remy and Yilmaz

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There’s loads of Arsenal-related transfer gossip this morning – not a lot of it, it had to be said, of any substance. The most interesting is from Goal.com which claims that Arsenal aren’t just after one marquee striker signing, but two. The site says that Arsenal are in advanced talks with Fiorentina to sign Stevan Jovetic but are also mulling …

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Arsenal update: news on QPR targets from Harry and Arsene

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Arsenal travel to QPR on Saturday and as Arsene Wenger has reiterated today they only have one thing on their minds – winning three points. Maybe afterwards though Arsene will sit down for post match cuppa with Harry and talk about the future of several QPR players. The most obvious one is Julio Cesar who seems to have emerged as …

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Arsenal round up: Gonalons, Fabregas, Koscielny and Cesar

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It is no secret that Arsenal are looking to strengthen their midfield this summer with one, maybe two signings. On the Emirates wants list somewhere is likely to be the £15m-rated Lyon captain Maxime Gonalons. Wenger has sent scouts to watch the 24-year-old on several occasions this season and Lyon have hinted that it take offers of over £15 million …

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Villa, Valdes, Sanchez, Song – should Arsenal sign any of them?

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While everyone else was marveling at a wonderful performance from Bayern last night Arsenal fans had another reason to keep a very close eye on Barca’s woeful Champions League exit. This is because for the latter part of the game all five of the players that have been linked with the club in the last few months were on the …

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Arsenal update: Draxler, Adler and Benteke

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It is a fairly quiet morning for transfer rumours today, but there are a few lingering on from yesterday that have small updates. Firstly Julian Draxler has been rubbishing suggestions that he will move to Borussia Dortmund in the summer. With Gotze on his way to Bayern Munich Draxler was apparently being lined up as his replacement for the Champions …

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

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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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Is Wenger leaving Arsenal and heading for PSG?

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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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Will Arsenal fans ever forgive Robin Van Persie?

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

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

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

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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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Stevan Jovetic to Arsenal – ‘expect developments’ says agent

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

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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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Arsenal chase Juventus striking duo

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

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

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

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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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