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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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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