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

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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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Is Stevan Jovetic to Arsenal a done deal?

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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 update: Podolski for Negredo? Battle for Koby Arthur

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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’

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

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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?

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

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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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Arsenal update: Corchia and Rangel lined up to replace Sagna, Benteke news

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It now seems almost certain that Arsenal right back Bacary Sagna will be leaving the club in the summer window with PSG among the favourites to land the player. But who will Arsenal line up to replace him? The big decision for Wenger is whether to promote the promising England youngster Carl Jenkinson, or to buy a first choice right …

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Worrying stats highlight Arsenal’s poor form when Thomas Vermaelen starts

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So Arsenal fans – tell me what you think about Thomas Vermaelen? It seems pretty clear now that Arsenal’s captain is very much Wenger’s third choice centre back behind Mertesacker and Koscielny. And to make matters worse for Vermaelen both players have been talking recently about how they are committed to the club and see their future in London. Conversely the …

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Arsenal update: Stevan Jovetic’s stats look impressive, Fernando Amorebieta keen to join

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If you have never checked Squawka out you really should. The website is an amazing source of stats on players and its blog houses some wonderfully insightful posts too. The latest player to get the Squawka treatment is Arsenal’s supposed number one target Stevan Jovetic. The site has looked at his stats so far this season and then tried to …

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Arsenal update: Alexis Sanchez for Thomas Vermaelen swap? Striker Carr on radar

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There’s more buzz about the Alexis Sanchez to Arsenal transfer this morning with several papers suggesting that the Barca winger/striker is one of Arsene Wenger’s top targets for the summer. Wenger has been helped in his quest by the former sporting director at Udinese, Fabrizio Larini, the club where Sanchze made his name. Larini thinks that his former protege should join The …

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Italian website says Arsenal will raid Barca for players. But might Man City cast offs be a better bet

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It is a story that has been bubbling under for a few days now, but a number of sources are now saying that Arsene Wenger is looking at buying a job lot of Barcelona players in the summer. The latest news source to confirm The Gunners’ growing interest in players from the Catalan club is Italian website Tutto Mercato. It …

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Arsenal update: Chelsea star is shock target, Jovetic update, how bad is Wilshere injury?

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Arsenal’s search for a keeper in the summer continues and the latest name to be linked with a move to The Emirates is a real surprise. IB Times says that top of the list is Chelsea’s 30 year old stopper, Peter Cech. The theory runs like this. Chelsea want to replace Cech with a younger keeper and have just the …

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