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In A League Of Football Intelligentsia, Arsene Wenger Now Looks The Class Clown

As one surveyed the wreckage at Anfield last weekend, the case of Alex Oxlade Chamberlain was more interesting than most. As Liverpool’s heavy-artillery proved too much for the Gunners, ‘The Ox’ was symptomatic of the malaise which encapsulates the entire Arsenal squad. Here was a player intrinsic to Arsenal’s chances willfully watching the game pass him by. A player who, aged …

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Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder [Report]

August 6th 2017, Wembley Stadium, London, England; FA Community Shield Final, Arsenal versus Chelsea; Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal takes on David Luiz of Chelsea (Photo by Shaun Brooks/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Even before a ball has been kicked in the 2017/18 Premier League season, Chelsea fans are on edge.  The Pensioners have indeed made some impressive signings. Alvaro Morata, aged just 24, looks primed to establish a long and successful career at the club while Antonio Rudiger and Tiemoue Bakayoko have been warmly received by the Stamford Bridge faithful. The fans’ most …

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Arsene Wenger Insists Not Selling ‘The Ox’ Is Crucial To Arsenal’s Midfield Stability

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 10: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park on April 10, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Arséne Wenger insists that retaining the services of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain next season is crucial for Arsenal football club, and that losing the player would constitute “big damage” for the club. As quoted in The Guardian, Wenger clearly places great emphasis on the importance of keeping the 23-year-old at the club. While much of the recent headlines have been grabbed by speculation …

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Mesut Ozil’s Latest Comments Reveal His Intent On Staying At Arsenal

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Hull City at Emirates Stadium on February 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Even during the international break, rumours concerning Arsenal contracts have been rife. Just last week it became common knowledge that negotiations between the club are their two marquee players, Ozil and Sanchez, would be put on hold until the end of the season. Already however, that appears not to be the case. As reported by Die Welt, Ozil is confident that a …

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Sanchez And Ozil Contract Negotiations To Be Delayed Until The Summer

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal prepare to kick off during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion at the Emirates Stadium on April 21, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s efforts to pen new contracts with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil have been put on hold until the summer, as reported by Bein Sports (via the BBC). The contracts of both players have been a running saga at the club for some time, as the pair have previously reportedly demanded £20 million salaries to remain at the club. Despite the undoubtable …

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Opinion: Arsenal No Longer Care About Winning

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Arsene Wenger the manager of Arsenal looks on as Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal warms up during the Arsenal training session ahead of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 match against AS Monaco at London Colney on February 24, 2015 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

The recent history of Alexis Sanchez’s Arsenal career has been uncomfortable viewing for Gunners supporters. This is not because they have seen their best player become alarmingly disgruntled at the club, nor is it because he now looks certain to leave this summer. It is the very fact that it’s hard to find fault with his position. Sanchez is by …

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Chelsea Will Have To Fork Out £70m To Prise Attacker From Dortmund [Report]

DORTMUND, GERMANY- AUGUST 17: Marco Reus is seen in a recording studio during the DFL Media Day on August, 17, 2016 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Images for DFL)

Despite enjoying a healthy lead over their rivals at the Premier League’s summit, Chelsea are seemingly putting the groundwork in now for an even stronger 2017/18 season. Seven points ahead of their nearest challengers, Tottenham, one player who is said to be part of Blues boss Antonio Conte’s long-term vision is Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus. According to The Express, Chelsea have been …

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Real Madrid Name Their Price For Arsenal Target Morata [Report]

MADRID, SPAIN - OCTOBER 23: Alvaro Morata of Real Madrid CF celebrates scoring their second goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Athletic Club de Bilbao at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 23, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Reports in Spain suggest Alvaro Morata is unhappy at Real Madrid and would be willing to leave the Spanish giants for the second time after re-signing for his former club only last summer. Diario Gol (via the Telegraph) reports Arsenal have been alerted to Morata’s unhappiness and could be about to make a move for the former Juventus man. According to Diario …

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Serie A Club Confirm Arsenal’s €65m Bid For In-Form Striker

TURIN, ITALY - DECEMBER 22: Andrea Belotti of FC Torino in action during the Serie A match between FC Torino and Genoa CFC at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on December 22, 2016 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Despite Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez being bang on form for Arsenal at present it looks as though the north London club want to spend on another striker.  The Gunners’ link with Torino attacker Andrea Belotti has been doing the rounds for a couple of days but the Italian club’s sporting director, Gianluca Petrachi, has now let it be known that Arsenal have …

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Arsene Wenger Has Likened A New Arsenal Signing To A Club Legend

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Arsene Wenger have confirmed the first signing at Arsenal of the January transfer window – a 20-year-old plying his trade for non-league Hednesford Town in a £40,000 deal. Naturally, the move to sign Cohen Bramall could extract groans from the masses of supporters, but going by Arsene Wenger’s raving reviews of the full-back come winger, fans could see the young starlet …

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Arsenal To Bid £28 Million For ‘Long-Term Santi Cazorla Replacement’ [Report]

TURIN, ITALY - DECEMBER 11: Miralem Pjanic (R) of Juventus FC celebrates a goal with team mate Sami Khedira during the Serie A match between FC Torino and Juventus FC at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on December 11, 2016 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

The transfer window is officially open and the January sales are well underway. The opportunity has opened for clubs to further strengthen their sides as the race to the finish line hots up. The Sun suggest Arsenal are lining up Bosnia and Herzegovina international Miralem Pjanic for a move to the Emirates as a long-term replacement for injury-prone Santi Cazorla. The tabloid …

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Five Players Who Could Leave Arsenal In January

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 13, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

The January transfer window is upon us and with teams busy preparing their squads for a busy second half of the season, we take a look at who could leave Arsenal over the next month. It’s never short of drama at the Emirates. A turbulent start to the season saw the Gunners lose a seven-goal thriller against Liverpool. There were concerns …

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Oxlade-Chamberlain To Liverpool: Klopp Opens Up On Rumours

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on December 19, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Despite reports circulating in the last 24 hours around Liverpool making a move for Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has been quick to pour cold water over any such rumours.  The Englishman has found playing time difficult to come by once again this term, playing a full 90 minutes on just three occasions this season so talk of …

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Five Star Replacements For Santi Cazorla At Arsenal – And Ranking The Likelihood Of Their Arrival

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Arsene Wenger’s reluctance to admit that Santi Cazorla will be offered a new deal with Arsenal surely points to the exit door for the Spaniard. With Cazorla’s departure imminent in the summer, Wenger’s search for a replacement has surely gotten underway. We’ve tried out hand at scouring the globe for the best talent that would fit Arsenal’s ethos as well …

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Arsenal Line Up Nacho Monreal Replacement

VALENCIA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 18: Jose Gaya (R) of Valencia competes for the ball with Thomas Murg of Rapid Vienna during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg match between Valencia CF and Rapid Vienna at Estadi de Mestalla on February 18, 2016 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Fotopress/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger will spend the festive period mulling over his options in the upcoming transfer window after seeing his side drop six points and slip nine points behind leaders Chelsea in the past week. The Sun report the Gunners are interested in Valencia left-back Jose Gaya as they attempt to shore up their defence having already snapped up Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia …

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Arsenal Set To Move For Highly Rated Dutch Goalkeeper

VILA REAL DE SANTO ANTONIO, PORTUGAL - FEBRUARY 8: Nicolas-Gerrit Kuhn of Germany challenges Jasper Schendelaar of Netherlands during the UEFA Under16 match between U16 Germany v U16 Netherlands on February 8, 2016 in Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal. (Photo by Filipe Farinha/Bongarts/Getty Images

While Arsene Wenger has been more than pleased with the signing of Petr Cech in a surprise move from Chelsea in 2015, at 34 years of age the process has begun to find a goalkeeper capable of filling the the big Czech Republic man’s gloves in the long-term.  According to The Sun, Arsenal have opened talks with the representatives of a 16-year-old AZ …

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Arsenal Contract Controversy Extends To Alex Oxlade Chamberlain

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 19: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal celebrates his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal football club appears in fine fettle. Their comfortable win against Stoke on the weekend was the latest in a string of positive results. They have plundered a flurry of goals, most of which can be attributed in some way to Mezut Ozil or Alexis Sanchez. The fact that both are mired in contract controversies understandably stokes fear among Arsenal …

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