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Arsenal: Experienced Premier League Boss Backs Under Pressure Wenger

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Arsene Wenger Manager of Arsenal keeps his eye on the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Swansea City at the Emirates Stadium on March 2, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger has been Arsenal manager for longer than this writer’s been alive. The Frenchman has won Premier League titles, FA Cups, and his side have consistently featured in the Champions League. His illustrious career at Arsenal is something that managers everywhere are envious of, as he is the longest serving manager in the English league pyramid, by ten years (by sixteen in …

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Bitter Rivals Arsenal And Tottenham Unite To Fight A Common Enemy

during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium on November 8, 2015 in London, England.

On the eve of tomorrow’s North London Derby, fans of Arsenal and Tottenham have come together to oppose a common enemy: spiralling ticket prices. In what may seem like a rare twist of events, supporters of Arsenal and Tottenham have released a joint statement to urge their beloved clubs to adopt their positions over ticket pricing following the announcement of …

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Why The Spurs Game Could Be Coming At A Perfect Time For Arsenal

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Harry Kane of Spurs (r) takes on Mesut Oezil of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium on November 8, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal travel to bitter north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur this weekend and the timing of this fixture could not be any better for the Gunners – no seriously. The Arsenal fan base currently remains in dismay, no one is looking forward to our trip to White Hart Lane this Saturday as our form, mentality and backbone is non-existent. On the other …

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Has The Time Come For Arsenal To Give Up On Theo Walcott?

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Theo Walcott of Arsenal and Marcos Rojo of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on February 28 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Ten years ago a bright, baby-faced Theo Walcott was signed from Southampton. His arrival was exciting, as was the player; a real hot prospect for Arsenal and even England too. Big things were bound to ensue. Fast forward ten years though, and where has Walcott progressed to? During last weekend’s fixture at Old Trafford, the winger had only 16 touches, …

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Tactics Truck: One-Dimensionality Of Unlucky Leicester May Be Overstated

Despite creating a host of second half chances from left wing crosses, Leicester City dropped two crucial points against West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday evening. N’Golo Kanté, second to top tackler and interceptor in the league, was forced to sit this one out due to a slight hamstring strain. Salomon Rondon’s opener would have been unlikely had the Frenchman been …

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Tactics Truck: Wenger Selection Sees Arsenal Lose Further Ground In Title Race

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Arsenal at the Vitality Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger’s decision to start Gabriel Paulista ahead of World Cup winner, Per Mertesacker, cost Arsenal two first half goals, allowing an understrength Manchester United to sit in and see the game out on the counter. Despite a 50/50 possession share in the opening twenty minutes, Arsenal – channeling their attacking play down the left – looked likelier to break …

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Arsenal Star’s Euro 2016 Prospects Hang In The Balance Due To Injury

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has suffered two possible injuries to his right knee and ankle respectively following a collision with Barcelona’s Javier Mascherano. The Englishman was the subject of an early substitution for Theo Walcott following what seemed to be a knock, however it is understood that Chamberlain may have suffered ligament damage, according to the Mirror. After the disappointing defeat to European …

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Arsene Wenger Singles Out Key Barcelona Man To Keep Quiet

Looking forward to hosting Barcelona at the Emirates in tomorrow’s Champions League tie, the stats seem bleak for the Gunners. The in-form Barca side are unbeaten in 32 matches (cup and league), and have already scored over 100 goals in all competitions this season. And it is their front-three which strike fear into the hearts of opponents. Messi, Suarez, and …

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The Big Interview – Shaun Teale on Aston Villa’s Current Travails

Shaun Teale was at the epicentre of an Aston Villa defence where himself and Paul McGrath became eponymous with solidity and authority in the early to mid-1990’s.  He was part of the 1994 League Cup winning side. In an exclusive interview for Pundit Arena, he speaks to Brian Strahan about Aston Villa’s current travails and reflective of his playing style; …

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Wenger Provides Positive Update On Top Arsenal Defender’s Injury

N'Golo Kante

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Laurent Koscielny could return to the Arsenal squad for their FA cup match against Hull City this weekend. Wenger revealed the positive news during this week’s press conference. Koscielny suffered a dead leg during Arsenal’s tremendous victory over fellow title contenders Leicester City and questions were raised over the Frenchman’s availability for Arsenal’s crunch Champion’s League …

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The Premier League Team Of The Week

Patrick Perry picks the Premier League team of the week. In a week where us, the football fans were entertained with top of the league clashes, as well as underdog victories, there were many tremendous performances, but here are the eleven best players from the last week. Goalkeeper- Ben Foster was pivotal in West Brom’s victory over Everton. The impressive …

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Opinion: The Many Off-Pitch Problems Facing Manchester United

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: A general view outside Old Trafford is seen prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Stoke City at Old Trafford on December 2, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The loyal and patient supporters of Manchester United have had some pretty embarrassing days since Louis van Gaal took over. A drubbing at MK Dons, crashing out of the Champions League at the hands of mediocre opposition, losing to two promoted clubs in a week all rank high on the list. But one of the most damaging and ridiculous events …

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Tactics Truck: Simpson Dismissal Allows Arsenal To Destroy Leicester On The Flanks

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 04: Mesut Oezil of Arsenal scores his team's second goal from a free-kick during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium on April 4, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal took full advantage of Danny Simpson’s second half dismissal to overrun Leicester City on the flanks and secure a famous comeback victory. Leicester’s 5-2 defeat at home to Arsenal in late September prompted manager Claudio Ranieri to drop his aggressive full backs and take a more considered approach that saw his side go unbeaten in the league until Boxing …

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Arsenal Seek 17-Year-Old English Starlet

xxxx during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 24, 2016 in London, England.

Amidst reports over the past 48 hours about Mesut Ozil supposedly rejecting a new contract with Arsenal and expressing his desire to leave for Barcelona in the summer, a story which appears to be the Marca equivalent of “going all-in” in a journalistic gamble, many sources, including the Mirror, believe Arsenal to be in the market for young West Ham starlet Reece Oxford. …

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Big News Concerning Contract Extensions For Arsenal Superstars

during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Arsenal at KC Stadium on May 4, 2015 in Hull, England.

It seems like Arsenal are finally learning from their past mistakes. In recent history the club has allowed the contracts of numerous star players to run down, which caused their value to depreciate. However, the north London club are to have talks regarding contract extensions for two of the club’s most desirable players, Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez, according to the …

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