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

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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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Arsenal looking to raid Napoli

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Arsenal have apparently been eyeing Napoli’s hugely successful striker Edinson Cavani for some time now – but then again so has half of Europe. Now it appears that Arsene Wenger might be about to make move for one of his team mates, versatile winger Juan Camillo Zuniga, when the transfer window re-opens. The Daily Express reports that the Colombian, who …

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Are Arsenal better without Wilshere and with Cazorla in the middle?

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Depending on who you were talking to last night Arsenal either grabbed the one point that will probably be enough to give them a Champions League place or dropped a pair of points which will let their London rivals back in the race. To be fair The Gunners were a tad unfortunate. Had Olivier Giroud had his shooting boots on …

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Edinson Cavani drops exit hint – Chelsea, Arsenal and others take note

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In form Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani has dropped his biggest hint yet that he might be on his way out of Napoli in the summer. The player, who has scored 29 times in 36 appearances this year, told Italian newspaper La Repubblica. “I’m fine in Naples, but in football there are lots of things to consider. I can only say …

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Arsenal update: Ashley Williams talks begin, Stephan El Shaarawy interest

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Goal.com has just unveiled one of their exclusives and they claiming that Swansea’s central defender Ashley Williams, or at the very least his representatives, visited the London club for talks about his future. Arsenal are reportedly very keen on the Swansea captain as they seek to bolster a defence that has pretty much undermined any chance they had this year …

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Arsenal Vs Everton team news – Fabianski doubt, Rosicky and Mertesacker return

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Looks like Arsene Wenger has some interesting decisions to make for tomorrow night’s crucial home game with Everton 1 Who to play in goal? Apparently Lukasz Fabianski took a kick to the ribs during the victory over Norwich and is a major doubt for tomorrow. Mannone has been on the bench recently and had a good run earlier in the …

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Arsene Wenger’s cunning plan for Lukas Podolski

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There have been a few rumours about Lukas Podolski recently that he might return to Germany or even try his luck in Serie A. The rumours were further fuelled by the fact that he has only started two games since the end of January. Arsene Wenger was however quick to praise the German after his excellent cameo appearance against Norwich …

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Arsenal update – Gotze and Capoue

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The Daily Mail has a story which suggests that Arsenal have reignited their interest in Borussia Dortmund’s hugely talented midfielder Mario Gotze. Apparently the player has a £30 million release clause in his contract and Wenger is so desperate to land the player that he is ready to activate it. Of course we have been here before. Gotze was a …

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Should Man United fans be worried about RVP’s goal drought? 1 goal in 13 games…

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There is one certainty in football this season and that is that Robin Van Persie will score for Man United when they visit The Emirates on Sunday April 28th. If his current form is any barometer too it will be the Dutchman’s second league goal in 15 games. For after a blistering start to the season Van Persie has struggled …

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Wenger confirms Arshavin’s Arsenal exit

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Some sad, but to be honest not that unexpected news this morning. Arsene Wenger has pretty much confirmed in his morning pre-Norwich game press conference that Russian winger Andrey Arshavin will be leaving the club in the summer. Arshavin was Wenger’s record signing when he joined the club from Zenit St Petersburg in 2009 for £15 million. However, after playing well for a season or so the Russian’s form dipped and recently he …

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Liverpool ahead of Arsenal in race to sign Ashley Williams

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Ashley Williams is apparently Arsene Wenger’s number one centre half target as he bids to strengthen a defence that has proved Arsenal’s undoing many times this season. The Mirror though claims that it is unlikely that the Frenchman will get his man with Williams favouring a move to Liverpool. There appears to be every little substance to the story (which …

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How Norwich can hurt Arsenal – plan B

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Amongst Paul Lambert’s chopping and changing last season, Grant Holt was one of the few constant features of the Norwich City side that finished comfortably mid-table in their first campaign back in the Premier League. His rise through the divisions was remarkable ­ League Two, League One, Championship and Premier League in four consecutive campaigns ­ and with 15 goals …

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Can Arsenal’s excellent run of form carry them through to 3rd place?

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Arsenal fan Julius @OneGunn3r on why the battle for third and fourth is set to get very, very interesting As our North London rivals can vouch, it is remarkably easy to get carried away on the back of a string of good results. Since Aaron Lennon and Gareth Bale danced round a hapless and hopeless Arsenal defence 37 days ago, …

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Walcott and Wilshere are back for Arsenal against Norwich. But should Wenger start them?

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The news from Arsenal just keeps on getting better. The club is in arguably its best form of the season, has a very winnable game against Norwich on Saturday, and now it appears too that the club’s missing star English players are back from injury. Arsene Wenger has confirmed that both Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott are going to be …

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Four reasons why Arsenal are now favourites for third place – not just Bale’s injury

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It wasn’t that long ago that Arsenal seemed to be heading for a Europa league slot with the growing chorus of fans calling for a change of manager. Well the ‘Wenger out’ brigade seemed to have been silenced by a run of form that has put Arsenal right back in the race for a Champions League slot. In fact even …

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

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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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Stevan Jovetic urged to join Man City not Arsenal

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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

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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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