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Samir Nasri to Arsenal?

If the papers were to believed, Arsene Wenger would have a Solomonesque Harem of young studs at his disposal.  However, the rumors of OM star Samir Nasri moving on up to the Emirates seem to have some juice. Nasri, 20, recently signed a four-year deal with Marseilles.  But, the deal […]

Cesc Fabregas Video Remix: SuperFab

Cesc Fabregas is starring in The Cesc Fabregas Show, set to premiere on Tuesday, May 19 on Sky Sports 1 in the UK at 6:30pm and 9:30pm BST. To get you in the mood, here’s a music video remix that you’ll definitely enjoy.

Cesc Fabregas Visits The Shrink

In a trailer for the debut of The Cesc Fabregas Show, scheduled to air on Sky Sports 1 on Tuesday at 6:30pm and 9:30pm, the Arsenal star midfielder makes a visit to a sports psychiatrist where strange things happen unbenownst to Fabregas.[display_podcast]

Gattuso Coming to England?

AC Milan midfielder Gennaro “the snarling dog” Gattuso has admitted his desire to play in the English Premier League, potentially next season. Gattuso, 30, previously played in Britain for Scottish side Rangers and has an English speaking wife. He has been rumored in the past to be a target of […]

Flamini Signs With AC Milan

According to The Independent, Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini is Milan bound as of July 1. Flamini will reportedly sign a five-year 20 million Euro contract with A.C. Milan. The Rossoneri see him as the eventual replacement to Gennaro “The Snarling Dog” Gattuso. The contract was worth a million more per […]

Are Hleb and Flamini Really Necessary?

With Alexander Hleb’s agent orchestrating ice cream flirtations with Inter and Mathieu Flamini stalling over signing a new Arsenal contract, Arsene Wenger has urged his young stars not to leave the club for more money. Both players were key components of Arsenal’s success early in the season, but tailed off–along […]

The Song Remains the Same

The scene after the match at Old Trafford looked quite familiar for Arsenal.  Their legs spent.  Their effort admirable.  The run of play theirs’.  The scoreline favoring the opposition. The Gunners have won just two of their last thirteen matches in all competitions.  The only wins coming from a late […]

When Does Arsene Become Accountable?

The Kids, they’re alright. But alright does not win you a title. Yes, Arsenal got hosed. Theo Walcott’s coming out party was spoiled by a pathetic penalty decision, a putrid product of the Kop End. Stevie G got to grin and smile like he had won the match, though he […]

Premier League Odds and Sods 7 April 2008

Arsenal Reserves drew Liverpool Reserves 1-1 in a Saturday thriller. Rafa went with Jermaine Pennant and frisky Peter Crouch. Arsene started two English lads. Liverpool should have put the match away earlier. Crouch had a brilliant effort saved. Riise missed a sitter with his footballingly handicapped foot. Benayoun missed another. […]

Champions League Odds and Sods 2 April 2008

Liverpool and Arsenal had an Oscar and Felix feel.  Both clubs are each other’s bogey teams.  Arsenal’s Frenchified fancy dans cannot break down disciplined defenses and remain prone to adept counterattack.  Lump and pray Liverpool struggle when forced to play chess on the ground rather than checkers in the air.  […]

Premier League Odds and Sods 31 March 2008

Arsenal beat Bolton 3-2 at the Reebok, keeping mathematical title hopes alive.  The Gunners, with 10 men on the pitch, scored three goals to reverse a 2-0 deficit.  Diaby deserved his red card for raised studs.  Poor fortune averaged itself through an unmarked corner, a penalty and a deflection. Cristiano […]

Premier League Odds and Sods 23 March 2008

Manchester United 3 – Liverpool 0: The scoreline was unfair, United should have won by more.  Rooney and Ronaldo combined for five fluffed chances.  Captain Stevie disappeared twice for the Reds.  First, when he decided to stop running and not defend on the Wes Brown goal.  Second, when he failed […]

Inter Accused of Tapping Up Hleb

Want to enrage Arsene Wenger?  Try buying one of his young lads an ice cream. According to the Guardian, the Arsenal manager will report Inter Milan to UEFA, after the club tapped up Alexander Hleb during the team’s trip to Milan. Hleb reportedly left Arsenal’s hotel with an agent Claudio […]

Are Arsenal's Title Ambitions Dead in the Water?

Arsenal have just one defeat in the league this season – shoddy solace for a third-place finish. The Gunners have played four Premier League matches since Feb 11.  Though maintaining their ever crucial unbeaten streak, they have dropped eight points to Manchester United, who are now level on points, ahead […]

Champions League Quarterfinal Draw Fixed?

A message posted in the Liverpool FC forum on the Liverpool Echo’s website has sparked speculation about a fixing of Friday’s Champions League draw in Nyon. The post, received at 10:28 AM (90 min prior to the draw) read as follows. “RUMOUR going around the draw has been leaked . […]

UEFA Cup Roundup and Quarter Final Predictions

From ChampionsLeagueTalk.com Benfica’s struggles continued as they failed to make any impression in Spain, as Getafe progressed to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup with a 1-0 (Agg. 3-1) win thanks to Albin’s gorgeous lob. Getafe’s reward is a quarter-final matchup against my favourites to win FC Bayern Munich. Bayern […]

New Arsenal 08/09 Shirts Revealed

Football Shirts, the leading website for the latest news and selection of football jerseys, has done it again. The website has uncovered sneak peaks of the 08/09 Arsenal shirts, both home and away. Both shirts are designed by Nike. The photographs aren’t the best quality, but they provide an excellent […]

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MLS Report

As the 11th season comes to a close and the playoffs draw near, let’s take a look at the teams and players that have made an impact this season. Parity seems to be the norm with only one team really separating from the pack. Even DC has had trouble winning […]

Should Arsenal Play A More Direct Style?

It’s been obvious to everybody watching the Premier League over the last few years that Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal have tried to emulate the way Barcelona dominate games with the ball. The acrimonious departure of Cesc Fabregas and some unsavory Champions League ties may have soured the relationship between the clubs […]

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Batshuayi gives Arsenal a less expensive and available alternative to Benzema and Cavani

It is hardly a secret that Arsenal have been on the lookout for a “world-class” center forward for some time. The Gunners made an approach for Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema, an the ideal reinforcement for Arsene Wenger’s club, during the summer; however, Real Madrid subsequently rejected the north London club’s offer. Instead […]

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