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Matteo Guendouzi out, Henrikh Mkhitaryan in: Arsenal’s likely XI vs Rennes

Arsenal vs Rennes Can Arsenal progress through to the quarterfinals of the Europa League? The Gunners have a major job on their hands having lost 3-1 at Rennes last week. Arsenal were well below-par in France, despite Unai Emery’s side going ahead through Alex Iwobi. The Gunners imploded are Sokratis was sent off. Benjamin Bourigeaud levelled, a Nacho Monreal own goal put Rennes ahead, while Ismaila Sarr’s third put the icing on the cake. View this post...
Tags: France, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham, Arsenal, Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey, Petr Cech, Times, Europa League, United, UEFA Europa League, Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Alex Iwobi


Usain Bolt loses Arsenal vs Manchester United bet

Rubbing salt into the wounds The Arsenal result would have been hard to stomach for a Manchester United fan like Usain Bolt but things got worse following the game. Manchester United travelled to the Emirates in the hope of continuing their stunning form across all competitions. Ole Gunnar Solskjær has been a revelation and has transformed their faltering side under Jose Mourinho into real contenders both in Europe and in the Premier League. With that, it was expected to be much of the same at ...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Arsenal, Jose Mourinho, David De Gea, Bolt, Europa League, Man United, Juan Mata, Ander Herrera, Granit Xhaka, Rennes, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Emirates Arsenal


Paul Merson slams Arsenal in Man United comparison

Paul Merson has taken aim at Arsenal in absolutely ruthless fashion, accusing his former club of having no ambition to win the Premier League. Arsenal 2-0 Man United Unai Emery’s Arsenal welcomed Manchester United to North London on Sunday, in a crucial outing for both sides. Ahead of kick-off at the Emirates, the clubs were separated by just a solitary point in the Premier League table, with the visitors having occupied the final of the English top-flight’s top-4 spots. As such, with Tottenha...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Southampton, Tottenham, Arsenal, Paul Merson, Emirates, David De Gea, Mufc, Man United, United, Arsenal Fc, north London


Former Real Madrid star: Arsenal boss Unai Emery ‘cannot handle big egos’

Michel Salgado has called into question the ability of Arsenal manager Unai Emery to handle players with big egos. Arsenal vs Man United Arsenal welcomed Manchester United to the Emirates yesterday evening, for a high-profile Premier League showdown. The two sides were separated by just a solitary point in the league table ahead of kick-off, as the race for a spot in the English top-flight’s top-4 continues to heat up. Arsenal come out on top And, when all was said and done in North London, ...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Emirates, Real Madrid, Mesut Ozil, David De Gea, Emirates Stadium, Madrid


Arsenal Twitter admin trolls Manchester United

The administrator of Arsenal’s official Twitter account aimed a cheeky dig at Manchester United and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this evening, on the back of the Gunners’ victory over the Red Devils. Arsenal come out on top Unai Emery’s Arsenal welcomed United to North London earlier today, in a crucial outing for both sides. Ahead of kick-off at the Emirates, the clubs were separated by just a solitary point in the Premier League table, with the visitors having occupied the final of the English top-f...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Southampton, Tottenham, Arsenal, Emirates, Mauricio Pochettino, David De Gea, Graeme Souness, United, Red Devils, Arsenal Fc, north London


Highlights: Arsenal 2, Man United 0

Arsenal were able to hold Man United scoreless and got a goal each from Granit Xhaka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as they earned a 2-0 win.
Tags: News, Manchester United, Arsenal, Man United, United, Granit Xhaka, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang


Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny played on with a nasty injury vs Man United

Information emerging online tonight has confirmed that Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny saw out his side’s victory over Manchester United with a gruesome injury problem. Arsenal vs Man United The Gunners welcomed United to the Emirates earlier this evening, for a high-profile Premier League showdown. The two sides were separated by just a solitary point ahead of kick-off, as the race for a spot in the English top-flight’s top-4 continues to heat up. Xhaka and Auba on target And, when all w...
Tags: France, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Spurs, Arsenal, Mauricio Pochettino, David De Gea, Sergio Aguero, Laurent Koscielny, United, north London, Mohamed Salah, Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette


Romelu Lukaku’s finishing called into question vs Arsenal

Arsenal vs Man United Arsenal hosted Manchester United in Sunday’s late kick-off. Both sides are competing for a Champions League place this season with Man United starting the day in 4th place. Arsenal began the weekend in 5th place, one point behind Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side. 6th place Chelsea are also on the heels of both Arsenal and United but they would be held to a 1-1 draw by Wolves earlier in the day. United would also draw level on points with third place Spurs if they beat Arsenal. ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Spurs, David De Gea, Emirates Stadium, Romelu Lukaku, United, Red Devils, Arsenal Fc, Granit Xhaka, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Lukaku, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang


Arsenal fans single Bernd Leno out for special praise following crucial Man United win

Supporters of Arsenal have lavished praise on goalkeeper Bernd Leno this evening, on the back of their victory over Manchester United. Arsenal vs Man United The Gunners welcomed United to the Emirates a short time ago, in a crunch clash in the race for a spot in the Premier League’s top-4. Ahead of kick-off, United occupied the final of the English top-flight’s Champions League places. However, the Red Devils sat just a point clear of Arsenal. In addition, Tottenham’s recent domestic blip, whi...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Southampton, Tottenham, Old Trafford, Arsenal, Emirates, Mauricio Pochettino, Champions League, David De Gea, Romelu Lukaku, United, Red Devils, north London, Granit Xhaka


Arsenal beats Man United 2-0 to go 4th in Premier League

LONDON (AP) — Arsenal ended Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s unbeaten run in the Premier League with a 2-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday to leapfrog its rival into the top four. Granit Xhaka scored with a swerving long-range strike in the first half and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang doubled the lead from the penalty spot in the […]
Tags: London, News, Sports, Ap, Premier League, Manchester United, Man United, Granit Xhaka, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang


Liverpool restate Premier League credentials as Arsenal end Man Utd run

London (AFP) – Liverpool cut Manchester City’s lead at the top of the Premier League to a single point on Sunday as Manchester United slipped to their first domestic defeat under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Arsenal. Chelsea, also in the hunt for the Champions League qualification spots, needed a last-gasp equaliser from Eden Hazard to earn 1-1 draw against Wolves. A disappointing run of results has badly dented Liverpool’s bid for a first English league title since 1990 and fans’ nerves were jangli...
Tags: Europe, London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham, Champions League, Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho, Burnley, David De Gea, Eden Hazard, Anfield


Arsenal double last season’s points tally vs PL top-6 with victory over Man United

Arsenal’s win versus Manchester United this evening saw the Gunners’ improvement under the guidance of Unai Emery summed up in one statistic. Arsenal 2-0 Man United The North Londoners welcomed United to the Emirates earlier today, for a Premier League clash. The matchup marked a crucial one in the race for a spot in the English top-flight’s top-4, with Spurs, United, Arsenal and Chelsea having been separated by just 4 points ahead of kick-off in North London. And, when all was said and done a...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Emirates, Mauricio Pochettino, David De Gea, Emirates Stadium, Man United, United, Arsenal Fc


Solskjaer ref rage as Arsenal dent United’s top four bid

London (AFP) – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claimed referee Jonathan Moss should be “disappointed” with his decision to give Arsenal a controversial penalty in their 2-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday. Solskjaer was furious that Moss ruled Fred’s challenge on Alexandre Lacazette was worthy of a spot-kick in the 69th minute. The United midfielder made only the slightest contact with Lacazette as he lent into the France striker, who immediately tumbled to the turf. With United already trailing to G...
Tags: London, France, Sport, David, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Champions League, Jose Mourinho, David De Gea, United, Granit Xhaka


Every mistake Anthony Taylor made during Tottenham 1 – Arsenal 1

Tottenham 1 – Arsenal 1 Arsenal avoided defeat to Tottenham in the Premier League this season. The Gunners beat Spurs 4-2 at home, while Saturday’s north London derby at Wembley ended in a 1-1 draw. Spurs will be far happier after the weekend’s stalemate. Particularly as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed a late penalty which could have significantly shaken up the top four picture. Spurs remain third in the league with 61 points from 29 games. Arsenal are fifth in the standing with 57 points on t...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Wembley, Hugo Lloris, Harry Kane, Jan Vertonghen, Laurent Koscielny, Taylor, Granit Xhaka


Ozil, Aubameyang & Mustafi: Arsenal fans react to line-up vs Tottenham

Tottenham vs Arsenal Tottenham and Arsenal was the early kick-off on Saturday, March 2nd. Tottenham started the day in 3rd place but after losing their last two league games vs Burnley and Chelsea they are all but out of the title race. As for Arsenal,  they began the weekend in 4th spot but could easily slip down to 6th place with a loss vs Tottenham. The Gunners came into Saturday’s game in great form having won four of their last five league outings, including a 5-1 hammering of Bournemouth....
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal, Mauricio Pochettino, Bournemouth, Mesut Ozil, Burnley, Afc Bournemouth, Alex, Arsenal Fc, Shkodran Mustafi, Granit Xhaka, Chris


Emery To Continue To Rotate Mesut Ozil

Arsenal boss Unai Emery said midfielder Mesut Ozil would continue to be rotated after making only his second start of 2019 in the Europa League victory over Bate Borisov on Thursday. The Gunners reached the last 16 as a 3-0 win at Emirates Stadium took them through 3-1 on aggregate. Ozil played the full 90 minutes for the first time since December. Emery said Arsenal will need the German “sometimes in the starting XI and sometimes on the bench”. “His spirit like today is good and his quality an...
Tags: Arsenal


Matteo Guendouzi out, Mesut Ozil in: Arsenal’s probable XI vs BATE Borisov

Arsenal vs BATE Borisov Will Arsenal’s Europa League journey end tonight? The Gunners are 1-0 down against BATE Borisov in their last-32 tie. Many will believe Arsenal can turn the tie around on home soil. But will they? Arsenal are currently fifth in the Premier League. They are in a battle with Man United and Chelsea to finish fourth. Should the Gunners miss out on the top four, they could still qualify for next season’s Champions League if they win the Europa league. Matteo Guendouzi out, M...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey, Petr Cech, Times, Europa League, Man United, Bate Borisov, Granit Xhaka, Serge Gnabry, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Sead Kolasinac


Granit Xhaka quickly becoming vital for Arsenal

There are not too many more polarizing players in the Premier League than Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka. The 26-year-old Switzerland international is often widely criticized by both Gunners fans and rival supporters. Many tend to focus... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Switzerland, Granit Xhaka, Leagues: EPL


Arsenal’s four pieces of good news before BATE Borisov

BATE Borisov vs Arsenal If Arsenal hope to win a trophy this season, is the Europa League their best option? The Gunners return to European action on Thursday night when they travel to Belarus to face BATE Borisov in the round of 32. BATE will have a familiar face in their squad: former Arsenal midfielder Alexander Hleb, now 37. Arsenal host BATE in the second leg on February 21. Arsenal’s four pieces of good news Ahead of the BATE match, Arsenal have confirmed four pieces of positive injury ...
Tags: Sport, Bbc, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham, Arsenal, Juventus, Belarus, Mesut Ozil, Danny Welbeck, Aaron Ramsey, Huddersfield, Europa League, Bate Borisov, Ivan Perisic, Granit Xhaka


Why Aubameyang, Ozil & Ramsey are missing for Arsenal’s clash with Huddersfield

An explanation for the respective absences of a trio of Arsenal stars for the club’s clash with Huddersfield Town has been provided this afternoon. Huddersfield vs Arsenal Unai Emery’s Gunners are set to take on Premier League basement-dwellers Huddersfield in a 3pm kick-off at the Kirklees Stadium. The hosts head into proceedings on an absolutely dismal run of form, having incredibly failed to pick up a single win since the end of November. Arsenal, meanwhile, will also be hoping for a bounce...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester City, Manchester, Tottenham, Arsenal, Huddersfield, Sergio Aguero, Etihad, Arsenal Fc, Granit Xhaka, Huddersfield Town, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Ramsey, Xhaka


Updates on Arsenal pair Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang & Laurent Koscielny ahead of Huddersfield

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has this afternoon provided updates on the fitness of both Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Laurent Koscielny. Huddersfield vs Arsenal The Gunners are set to travel to Kirklees Stadium on Saturday afternoon for a clash with Premier League basement-dwellers Huddersfield. Arsenal will no doubt head into proceedings desperate for a 3-point haul, after being ousted from the top-4 last weekend. The North Londoners’ 3-1 loss to Manchester City, coupled with Chelsea and Manche...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Danny Welbeck, Leicester, Huddersfield, Portsmouth, Sergio Aguero, Laurent Koscielny, Man City, Etihad Stadium


Granit Xhaka & Ainsley Maitland-Niles injury updates before Huddersfield

Huddersfield vs Arsenal Huddersfield welcome Arsenal to the John Smith’s Stadium this Saturday in the Premier League. Huddersfield are rock bottom of the league sitting on 11 points from 25 games. Derby County are statistically the worst Premier League side ever when they totalled 11 points in the 2007-8 season. Can the Terriers match that record this year? Granit Xhaka & Ainsley Maitland-Niles Last weekend Arsenal lost 3-1 away at Man City. As a result, the Gunners are down to sixth in the l...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham, Arsenal, Champions League, Huddersfield, Derby County, Man City, Europa League, Granit Xhaka, Huddersfield Town, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, John Smith, Ainsley Maitland Niles, Shkodran Mustafi Mustafi


Why Granit Xhaka is missing for Arsenal’s clash with Man City

Arsenal have this afternoon provided an explanation for Granit Xhaka’s absence for the club’s clash with Manchester City. Man City vs Arsenal The Gunners are currently locked in action with Pep Guardiola’s Citizens at the Etihad, in the second of the day’s Premier League fixtures. Manchester United’s victory over Leicester City a short time ago means that Arsenal have dropped below both Chelsea and the Red Devils in the race for a spot in the Premier League’s top-4. City, meanwhile, have slipp...
Tags: City, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Newcastle, Pep Guardiola, Leicester City, Jurgen Klopp, Laurent Koscielny, Man City


Bad for Arsenal: No Granit Xhaka & Ainsley Maitland-Niles vs Man City

Manchester City vs Arsenal The big match on Sunday in the Premier League sees Man City take on Arsenal. Can Man City claw back their deficit against Liverpool in the title race? The Sky Blues lost 2-1 at Newcastle United last time out. However Liverpool also dropped points last midweek in a 1-1 home draw against Leicester City. Man City can close the gap on Liverpool to just two points if they can beat Arsenal. Liverpool travel to West Ham on Monday night in the league. No Granit Xhaka & Ainsl...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester, Arsenal, Newcastle United, Cardiff City, West Ham, Mesut Ozil, Laurent Koscielny, Man City, Tyrone Mings


How Arsenal’s formation may change now Denis Suarez has joined from Barcelona

Arsenal sign Denis Suarez from Barcelona Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Denis Suarez from Barcelona on transfer deadline day. Denis Suarez is joining the Gunners on loan until the end of the season. Arsenal have also secured an option to sign the midfielder on a permanent deal in the summer. The 25-year-old has experience of playing in England having previously been at Man City. How Arsenal’s formation may change How will Unai Emery incorporate Suarez into his Arsenal XI? Suarez is a v...
Tags: England, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Arsenal, Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey, Ac Milan, Man City, Suarez, Granit Xhaka, Leipzig, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Emery, Ramsey, Ozil


Arsenal’s defensive problems worsen as Sokratis suffers injury

Doesn’t look good for Sokratis & Arsenal Arsenal’s defensive injury crisis worsens as centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos had to be substituted against Manchester United on Friday. It’s not been a good week for Unai Emery and defensive injuries. It was confirmed this week that defender Hector Bellerin will miss the rest of the season due to injury. The Spaniard ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during the clash with Chelsea at the weekend. It is said that he will miss b...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez, Fulham, Emirates Stadium, Romelu Lukaku, Arsenal Fc, Juan Mata, Shkodran Mustafi, Granit Xhaka, Jesse Lingard, Hector Bellerin, Emery


Why Mesut Ozil missed Arsenal’s clash with West Ham

A growing number of sources have this afternoon confirmed that Mesut Ozil is not absent from Arsenal’s squad to take on West Ham due to any form of fitness concern. West Ham vs Arsenal The Gunners have travelled to the London Stadium to take on capital rivals West Ham in the first of the weekend’s Premier League fixtures. Unai Emery’s men came into proceedings having bounced back from their harrowing 5-1 drubbing at the hands of Liverpool two weeks ago with consecutive 3-goal victories over Fu...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, West Ham United, Arsenal, Blackpool, West Ham, Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey, Fulham, Manuel Pellegrini, Samir Nasri, Arsenal Fc, Birmingham City, Granit Xhaka


Unai Emery suggests Arsenal have no money to sign players this month

Has the cash dried up at the Emirates? Arsenal boss Unai Emery has admitted today that the club have no money to spend on making permanent signings in the January transfer window. The Gunners had been linked with a number of switches during the current window. One player they have heavily been linked with a move for recently is Yannick Carrasco. The Belgian is set to return to Europe after a spell in the Chinese Super League. Medhi Benatia is another name in the rumour mill, as is Denis Suarez....
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Emirates, West Ham, Fulham, Emirates Stadium, Arsenal Fc, Granit Xhaka, Medhi Benatia, Emery, London England, Yannick Carrasco, Denis Suarez


How Alexandre Lacazette reacted to booing Arsenal fans vs Fulham

Arsenal 4 – Fulham 1 Looking at just the scoreline it appeared that Arsenal had a comfortable New Year’s Day clash against Fulham. But the 4-1 scoreline was misleading. Fulham could have gone 2-0 up at the Emirates Stadium had Ryan Sessegnon been switched on. The 18-year-old starlet had two glorious opportunities to fire Fulham ahead, but he blew both of those big chances. Granit Xhaka put the Gunners into the lead in the 25th minute, while Alexandre Lacazette added a second 10 minutes into the...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Aaron Ramsey, Fulham, Emirates Stadium, Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette, Emery, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Ramsey, CAF, Lacazette, Mustafi


Unai Emery provides Mustafi injury update after Fulham

Arsenal 4 Fulham 1 Arsenal hosted Fulham on Tuesday as they looked to bounce back from their 5-1 defeat vs Liverpool. Arsenal started the day in 5th place but could close the gap on 4th place Chelsea with a win vs Fulham. As for Fulham, they began the day in 19th place but they had not lost their last three league games. While Fulham’s form has been improving recently, Granit Xhaka would give Arsenal the lead in the 25th minute. Alexandre Lacazette would then double Arsenal’s lead in the 55th m...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Aaron Ramsey, Fulham, Emirates Stadium, Arsenal Fc, Shkodran Mustafi, Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette, Hector Bellerin, Alex Iwobi, Emery