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Watch: Every Premier League Team’s Best Goal Of Last Season Features Some Absolute Belters

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The Premier League season just ended saw a number of spectacular goals scored over the course of the campaign. In among the many end-of-season awards, the scorpion and overhead kicks each Premier League side decided on their own goal of the season. The likes of Emre Can, Olivier Giroud, Andy Carroll, Jeff Hendrick and Henrikh Mkhitaryan all feature. Alongside the …

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London Rivals Attempting To Lure Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud

May 27th 2017, Wembley Stadium, London England; FA Cup Final, Arsenal versus Chelsea FC; Olivier Giroud of Arsenal places the FA Cup on the display stand during Arsenal celebrations after defeating Chelsea by 2-1 (Photo by John Patrick Fletcher/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Arsenal may be forced to spend big on a striker this summer with rumours swirling that Olivier Giroud is the subject of interest from one of the Gunners’ London rivals.  The Frenchman has proved time and time again that he is good enough to play week in, week out at a top club, but with Alexis Sanchez in the same …

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Arsène Wenger Responds To Alexis Sánchez Bust-Up Reports, Hints He May Not Start Against Bayern

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - MARCH 06: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger attends a press conference at London Colney on March 6, 2017 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has played down any notion of a falling-out with star forward Alexis Sánchez. The Chilean international was dropped to the bench for the Gunners’ 3-1 defeat at the hands of Liverpool on Saturday, and reports on Sunday night had suggested that he was removed from the starting lineup as punishment for a blazing row involving his …

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Arsene Wenger Explains Why Alexis Sanchez Was Dropped For Arsenal’s Defeat To Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on March 4, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal suffered a demoralising 3-1 defeat to Liverpool on Saturday that puts their chances of making the top four this season under threat. However, the game’s biggest talking point came an hour before the match had even started, with manager Arsene Wenger’s surprise decision to leave star forward Alexis Sanchez on the substitutes’ bench. The Chilean international was introduced at …

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Arsenal Fans Have An Absolute Meltdown As Alexis Sanchez Is Dropped For Liverpool Clash

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal looks on 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)

Arsene Wenger has pulled something of a surprise in his team to face Liverpool on Saturday evening. With Mesut Ozil already absent through illness, Wenger delivered a shock by dropping Alexis Sanchez, the side’s other star player, to the bench for the match at Anfield. Here it is, your @Arsenal team to play Liverpool#LFCvAFC pic.twitter.com/Tw9IYd9QeI — Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) March …

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Watch: Forget Giroud, Mkhitaryan and Carroll, Perugia’s Francesco Nicastro Just Scored The Goal Of The Season

The Premier League has treated fans to some astonishing goals in recent weeks and months, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Olivier Giroud and Andy Carroll all bagging Goal of the Season contenders.  While fans cried foul over Carroll’s acrobatic effort winning the Premier League Goal of the Month award for January over Giroud’s sublime scorpion kick, the argument over whose goal was …

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Arsenal’s Loss To Chelsea Highlights Arsene Wenger’s Blindspots

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on from the stands during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Arsenal fell to Chelsea in a fairly comprehensive 3-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge this afternoon, a result that surely ends the title hopes of even the most optimistic Gunners. It was a game that highlighted faults in Arsene Wenger’s side that he just can’t seem to recognise or address. Some of the more vocally irate Gooner-contingent have been calling for …

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Arsenal Striker Giroud Opens Up On Big-Money China Transfers

PRESTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates victory after the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Preston North End and Arsenal at Deepdale on January 7, 2017 in Preston, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s season so far has followed a familiar script. A previously promising league campaign looked to be permanently derailed before Christmas, while drawing Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16 means that yet another a second round exit looks to be on the cards. They have, however, so far escaped the rampaging of the Chinese Super League. Their London neighbours Chelsea …

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Watch: Alexis Sánchez’s Disgusted Reaction To Being Subbed In Arsenal’s Win Against Swansea

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Arsenal leapfrogged Liverpool in the Premier League table on Saturday afternoon with a comprehensive 4-0 win against Swansea at the Liberty Stadium. After a somewhat even opening exchange, the Gunners took the lead with less than ten minutes remaining of the first half courtesy of another strike from in-form Olivier Giroud. Two Swansea own goals in the second half put …

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Arsenal Striker Best In The Premier League, According To One Telling Stat

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal and Steve Cook of AFC Bournemouth compete for the ball during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 3, 2017 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

This was always going to be a stellar Premier League season. The touchline troupe was expected to grab much of the headlines and it’s fair to say that they haven’t disappointed. Pep Guardiola’s petulant post-match interviews are only the latest in a string of intriguing stories concerning the coaches in question. The English media has already delighted in the depression …

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Olivier Giroud: Arsenal’s Under-Appreciated Gem?

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 01: Olivier Giroud #12 of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium on January 1, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Do you remember a player quite as under-valued as Olivier Giroud? Giroud will never come close to Bergkamp, Wright or Henry, but the criticism he faces season to season is wholly unreasonable. If he rarely impacted the game or only scored meaningless goals you could be forgiven, but Arsenal’s front man is often the player at the heart of their successes. …

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