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Video: Micah Richards jumps to defence of Arsenal amid Spurs postponement backlash

 Premier League giants Arsenal have, on Sunday, been backed by pundit Micah Richards, amid the widespread controversy surrounding the postponement of the club’s scheduled meeting with Tottenham. NLD fiasco The headline news across the English football landscape on Saturday of course came in the form of the announcement that this weekend’s North London Derby would not be going ahead.After Arsenal, on Friday, lodged an official request to have the fixture pushed back, the Premier League agreed to ...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, West Ham United, Arsenal, Leeds United, Emirates Stadium, Mikel Arteta, Micah Richards, Granit Xhaka, AFCON, Arteta, NLD


Eric Dier reacts on Twitter in wake of Premier League ruling but Arsenal confirm fresh Covid case

Covid outbreak continues in Arsenal camp Arsenal continues to have the first-team squad come under siege after another Covid case was confirmed in the Gunners camp today.The report comes by way of the Guardian’s Nick Ames and in the wake of the Premier League making the decision to postpone the upcoming North London Derby against Tottenham on Sunday after an official request was lodged by Arsenal. Understand at least one more Arsenal player beyond Martin Odegaard has come out positive for Covid-...
Tags: Twitter, England, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Guardian, Leicester, Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard, Granit Xhaka, Eric Dier, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Nick Ames


Tottenham take aim at Arsenal in official statement on North London Derby postponement

 Tottenham Hotspur have released a statement on Saturday evening, confirming their frustration with the Premier League’s decision to postpone the club’s scheduled showdown with Arsenal. NLD fiasco The headline news across the English football landscape this afternoon of course came in the form of the announcement that this weekend’s North London Derby would not be going ahead.After Arsenal, on Friday, lodged an official request to have the fixture pushed back, the Premier League agreed to as muc...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Leicester, Harry Kane, Emirates Stadium, Mikel Arteta, Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey


Premier League reach decision about Tottenham vs Arsenal amid injury controversy

Arsenal request postponement upon squad shortage Arsenal have become the latest side to request a Premier League game being postponed, with the Gunners seemingly unable to field a side.This, they reveal, is due to “a result of Covid, injuries and players away with their countries at AFCON.” 🚨 We can confirm we’ve made an application to the Premier League to postpone Sunday’s north London derby.#TOTARS — Arsenal (@Arsenal) January 14, 2022 A full statement read:“We can confirm we have made an ap...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Emirates, Emirates Stadium, Martin Odegaard, Granit Xhaka, Tierney, Kieran Tierney, Tottenham Arsenal, Cedric, David Ornstein


As NLD inches towards postponement, Arsenal’s latest trio of injury concerns revealed after Liverpool

 A fresh trio of personnel concerns have been unveiled at Arsenal, on the back of the club’s meeting with Liverpool on Thursday. Gunners stand tall Mikel Arteta of course guided his troops back into action 24 hours ago.On the back of an embarrassing FA Cup exit at the hands of Nottingham Forest, the Gunners turned their attentions towards matters in the Carabao Cup, eyeing an improved performance, and result, against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool.And though they didn’t quite manage to completely upse...
Tags: UK, London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Juventus, Jurgen Klopp, Merseyside, Mikel Arteta, Nottingham Forest, Granit Xhaka, Thfc, North London Derby


Sergio Reguilón back in training for Tottenham ahead of Arsenal clash

Reguilón back in Tottenham training ahead of Arsenal showdown Tottenham boss Antonio Conte could be set to welcome back first-choice left-back Sergio Reguilón into the first-team fold as Spurs are in preparations to take on bitter rivals Arsenal in the North London Derby on Sunday. Understand Sergio Reguilon took a full part in training today at Hotspur Way. Hopefully good news for Spurs ahead of Sunday's north London derby. More in here on the latest team news. https://t.co/bcYW7rAKn5 — Alasdai...
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Cameroon, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Anfield, Madrid, Mikel Arteta, Granit Xhaka, Mohamed Elneny


Arsenal boost as insight provided into Granit Xhaka’s ban

 An insight into the length of ban likely facing Arsenal star Granit Xhaka on the back of his dismissal against Liverpool has been provided on Friday afternoon. Gunners stand tall despite early red The name of Swiss international Xhaka of course took its place front and centre in the headlines once more late on Thursday night.This came owing to the latest moment of madness on the part of the oft-maligned midfielder, during Arsenal’s League Cup semi-final first-leg showdown with Liverpool.Inside ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Juventus, Burnley, Anfield, Mikel Arteta, Borussia Monchengladbach, Granit Xhaka, Xhaka, Diogo Jota, Kaya Kaynak, Anfield Xhaka, London Xhaka


The latest on Arsenal’s pursuit of Juventus star Arthur

Arsenal need a midfielder Most Arsenal fans will likely agree that their club currently need to strengthen in two key areas. These are at centre-forward and in central midfield.Whilst both issues will need to be addressed in 2022, it has become obvious of late that central midfield is currently the more pressing matter.Both Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny are away at the African Cup of Nations, potentially until the final which takes place on February 6th.Elsewhere, the Gunners have loaned Ains...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Juventus, Crystal Palace, Roma, Granit Xhaka, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey, Xhaka, Arthur, Tottenham Liverpool, Romano


As Granit Xhaka issues apology, Mikel Arteta speaks on possibility of Tottenham clash being postponed

 Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has provided an insight into the chances of the club’s upcoming derby showdown with Tottenham Hotspur being postponed. Liverpool fail to take advantage of Xhaka’s dismissal Arteta, of course, guided his troops back into action a short time ago.The Gunners made the trip to Anfield, hopeful of taking a step towards the finale of the Carabao Cup after seeing their FA Cup plans fall apart at the first hurdle versus Nottingham Forest at the weekend.And though, when all was ...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Anfield, Merseyside, Mikel Arteta, Nottingham Forest, Granit Xhaka, Xhaka, North London Derby, Arteta, NLD


‘He’s just not good enough’: One Liverpool star widely targeted following Arsenal stalemate

 Liverpool’s supporters have flooded to social media this evening, to highlight their frustrations with one member of the club’s frontline. Arsenal stand tall Jurgen Klopp’s men marked their return to action a short time ago.After cruising into the 4th-round of the FA Cup at the expense of minnows Shrewsbury at the weekend, the Reds tonight welcomed Arsenal to Anfield, hoping to take a significant step towards the finale of the Carabao Cup, in the rescheduled first-leg of their tie with the Gunn...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Arsenal, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Merseyside, Klopp, Reds, Shrewsbury, Mohamed Salah, Granit Xhaka, Henderson, Xhaka, Ben White


Revealed: How many senior players Arsenal have available for Spurs & when Arthur needs to be registered by to feature

 A fresh insight into the extent of the personnel crisis at Premier League giants Arsenal has been provided late on Thursday evening. Xhaka adds to woes The Gunners are locked in action at present, in the rescheduled first-leg of the club’s Carabao Cup semi-final showdown with Liverpool.And, to their credit, Mikel Arteta’s men have thus far managed to keep themselves firmly in proceedings.The scoreline remains locked at 0-0, despite an early Granit Xhaka red card and Cedric Soares injury having ...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Emirates, Juventus, Mikel Arteta, Granit Xhaka, Xhaka, Arthur, NLD, Cedric Soares, Cedric


Arsenal fans heap praise on Bukayo Saka and Ben White for Anfield performance

Arsenal Fans praise Saka and White during Anfield outing Arsenal fans wasted no time taking to Twitter to heap praise on Gunners pair Bukayo Saka and Ben White after the England international duo worked their socks off on the Anfield pitch during the 0-0 draw against Liverpool in the Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg.White was arguably the best performer on the pitch for Mikel Arteta’s young guns on Merseyside (7.4 match rating via Whoscored, 7.6 match rating via Sofascore), winning 60% of his gr...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Arsenal, Emirates, Anfield, Brentford, Merseyside, Klopp, Mikel Arteta, Liverpool Fc, Reds, White, Granit Xhaka, LIVERPOOL England


Why Martin Odegaard is missing from Arsenal’s squad to face Liverpool, and what it means for NLD

 An explanation for the absence of star midfielder Martin Odegaard from Arsenal’s squad to face Liverpool this evening has been provided. Anfield showpiece Mikel Arteta’s men are of course set to return to action in short order.After seeing Chelsea oust fierce rivals Tottenham in the competition’s other semi-final on Wednesday, the Gunners have made the trip to Anfield, for a Carabao Cup meeting with Liverpool.The clash, rescheduled owing to a Covid-19 ‘outbreak’ in Jurgen Klopp’s squad last wee...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard, Nottingham Forest, Granit Xhaka, Sead Kolasinac, London Derby


What Granit Xhaka’s red card vs Liverpool means for North London Derby & League Cup 2nd-leg availability

 Confirmation of the hefty price set to be paid by Arsenal for the dismissal of Granit Xhaka during the club’s meeting with Liverpool this evening has been provided online. Xhaka sent for an early bath Mikel Arteta’s troops are, at present, locked in League Cup action.After Chelsea sent Tottenham packing in the first of two semi-final ties on Wednesday, Arsenal made the trip to Anfield, hopeful of securing a first-leg advantage at the expense of Liverpool amid the respective Premier League giant...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Wembley, Burnley, Espn, Anfield, Merseyside, Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard, Roma, Granit Xhaka


Arsenal dealt major triple team news blow hours ahead of Liverpool clash

Arsenal to take on Liverpool Arsenal travel to Anfield to take on Liverpool in the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final this evening, with the winner of the tie going on to play Chelsea in the final of the competition.You can find out more about the game here:Liverpool vs Arsenal live streaming: Watch Carabao Cup semi-final first leg onlineLiverpool vs Arsenal betting tips: Carabao Cup semi-final first leg preview, predictions and oddsMikel Arteta’s side will be looking to bounce back from a ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Anfield, Martin Odegaard, Nottingham Forest, north London, Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette, Arthur, Liverpool Arsenal, Arteta, Mo Salah, Sadio


Arsenal dealt triple team news blow hours ahead of Liverpool clash

Arsenal to take on Liverpool Arsenal travel to Anfield to take on Liverpool in the-first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final this evening, with the winner of the tie set to play Chelsea in the final of the competition.You can find out more about the game here:Liverpool vs Arsenal live streaming: Watch Carabao Cup semi-final first leg onlineLiverpool vs Arsenal betting tips: Carabao Cup semi-final first leg preview, predictions and oddsMikel Arteta’s side will be looking to bounce back from a shock...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Anfield, Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard, Nottingham Forest, Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette, North London Derby, Arthur, Liverpool Arsenal, Arteta, Mo Salah


Manchester United to pull ahead of Liverpool in first move for midfielder Denis Zakaria

Red Devils look to move for Zakaria Ralf Rangnick’s Manchester United looks to get a leg up on bitter domestic rivals Liverpool as the Red Devils are set to open channels with Borussia Mönchengladbach over interest in Swiss international midfielder Denis Zakaria.The need for United to add quality in the center of the park at Old Trafford continues under Rangnick as it did in those that came before him. Current midfield options the likes of Fred, Nemanja Matić, Scott McTominay, and Donny van de B...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Liverpool, Old Trafford, Juventus, Geneva, Borussia Dortmund, Mikel Arteta, Istanbul, United, Red Devils, UEFA Europa League, Granit Xhaka


Italian football expert makes bold Arthur claim Arsenal fans will love as links intensify

Arsenal in midfield crisis Arsenal are in a crisis in midfield. Granit Xhaka has spent the last week isolating after a positive COVID-19 result, while Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny are both away at the Africa Cup of Nations.This left just summer signing Sambi Lokonga as a senior option against Nottingham Forest, while Arteta was forced into handing youngster Charlie Patino his full debut for the club (though he may well have done anyway).As a result, speculation has intensified, specifically ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Arsenal, Africa Cup of Nations, Juventus, Nottingham Forest, Granit Xhaka, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey, Arthur, Arteta, Arsenal Juventus, Charles Watts, Sambi Lokonga, Charlie Patino


Jurgen Klopp confirms two players missed training ahead of Liverpool vs Arsenal/ provides positive Harvey Elliott update

Liverpool vs Arsenal Liverpool are set to play out the first of two League Cup semi-final clashes with Arsenal on Thursday.The game this week was supposed to be the second leg, which would have given the Merseysiders a home advantage should they have needed it to overcome a deficit or snatch a winner.However, after a covid outbreak at Liverpool, the first leg was postponed and moved to the 20th of January.Despite the postponement, Liverpool still remain without the services of Mohamed Salah, Sad...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Arsenal, Jurgen Klopp, Divock Origi, Origi, Klopp, Granit Xhaka, Trent, Merseysiders, Arsenal Liverpool, Thiago, Andy Robertson


Arsenal "accelerate" their interest in Ligue 1 midfielder as they seek reinforcements

Arsenal’s midfield woes laid bare Arsenal’s midfield woes were laid bare in their most recent FA Cup outing, a 1-0 defeat to Nottingham Forest in the third round of the competition.The Gunners, chronically short in midfield already, lost Granit Xhaka through a positive COVID-19 test, with the Swiss midfielder joining Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny (Both at AFCON) in being unavailable.This meant that Mikel Arteta was forced to field summer signing Sambi Lokonga alongside debutant Charlie Patino...
Tags: Sport, Turkey, Soccer, Liverpool, Arsenal, Klopp, Mikel Arteta, Psg, Nottingham Forest, Granit Xhaka, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey, Ligue, Parc des Princes, Leno, AFCON


One senior midfielder available for Liverpool? Why Arsenal pair Xhaka & Smith Rowe are absent for FA Cup tie

 Explanations for the respective absences of all of Granit Xhaka, Emile Smith Rowe, Takehiro Tomiyasu and Folarin Balogun from Arsenal’s squad to face Nottingham Forest this evening have been provided. FA Cup test Mikel Arteta’s men will of course mark their return to action shortly.On the back of a fine spell of form (albeit one which saw them unlucky to fall to defeat to Manchester City last time out), the Gunners have, on Sunday, turned their attentions towards matters on the FA Cup front.Ars...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Manchester City, Roy Keane, Arsenal, Emirates Stadium, Mikel Arteta, Nottingham Forest, Granit Xhaka, Arteta, Emile Smith Rowe, Smith Rowe, London England Photo, Nicolas Pepe


Arsenal test transfer waters with 25 million euro bid for Brazilian midfielder

Arsenal looking for midfield reinforcements Arsenal and Mikel Arteta are on the hunt for midfield reinforcements as a matter of urgency.Ainsley Maitland-Niles departing for Roma has left them with just Granit Xhaka and Albert Sambi Lokonga as senior options in central midfield for the month, with both Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny away on international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations.Asked about the potential of bringing in a midfielder this January, the Arsenal boss claimed:“We are very, v...
Tags: Africa, Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Argentina, Jack Wilshere, Mikel Arteta, Roma, Lyon, Granit Xhaka, Palmeiras, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey, Arteta, Ainsley Maitland Niles, Defensa y Justicia


Arsenal to allow Mikel Arteta to 'spend significantly' in January on one condition

Where do Arsenal need to improve? Arsenal had one of their most successful transfer windows in recent memory this past summer.They signed six players all of which, to varying degrees, have shown their effectiveness now and their potential to develop into even better players.However, though a successful window it was, the summer of 2021 has still left some key issues in need of fixing.Firstly, it is obvious at this point that Arsenal will need to sign a new striker in the near future.Alexandre La...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Everton, Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard, Goodison Park, Chesterfield, Shrewsbury, Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang


Pair of Arsenal exits looming? Fringe duo subject to international interest

Arsenal looking to add to their squad As covered by 101 earlier this transfer window, Arsenal are thought to be keen to strengthen this transfer window, specifically in central midfield and at striker, although the latter is less immediately worrying than the gaping hole in midfield.Asked on the potential transfer business in midfield ahead of his side’s clash with Nottingham Forest, Mikel Arteta revealed:“We are very, very short at the moment. We are going to move and look for options because w...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Italy, West Ham United, Arsenal, Newcastle United, Leeds United, Atletico Madrid, Mikel Arteta, Roma, Flamengo, Sampdoria, Kieran Trippier, Granit Xhaka, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey


Mikel Arteta speaks out on Eddie Nketiah’s future and the chances of Arsenal signing a midfielder in January

 Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has, on Friday, provided an insight into both a potential incoming and outgoing from his squad in north London. Reinforcements eyed The subject of transfers has of course taken its place front and centre in the headlines when it comes to ongoings at the Emirates of late.This comes amid the aforementioned Arteta’s efforts to build a squad capable of not only securing a top-4 berth in the Premier League this season, but, crucially, maintaining Champions League status for...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Emirates, Eddie, Mikel Arteta, Roma, Fiorentina, Nottingham Forest, Granit Xhaka, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Arteta


Why Frenkie de Jong should be monitored by both Arsenal & Manchester United

Uncertain future in Barcelona for Frenkie de Jong Dutch star Frenkie de Jong may have his world turned upside down after Barcelona has not ruled out the sale of the Ajax Amsterdam product as the Xavi regime turns its wheels in a unified direction on and off the pitch.Per existing reports, Barcelona’s interest in Manchester City center-back Aymeric Laporte could give birth to a potential swap deal sending De Jong to the Etihad Stadium with Laporte returning to Spain in the other direction. 🚨 ¡EXC...
Tags: Europe, England, London, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Italy, Old Trafford, Arsenal, Newcastle United, Newcastle


Two Premier League clubs join Arsenal in Bruno Guimaraes chase

Arsenal chase a midfielder It is well known that Arsenal are short in midfield. even more so now that two of their senior options have headed to the Africa Cup of Nations.Both Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny have departed to represent Ghana and Egypt respectively, in the tournament that runs through the month of January.Worse still, they are set to lose Ainsley Maitland-Niles, with Roma set to wrap up a loan move for the rest of the season for the 24-year-old midfielder. 🚨 Roma agree deal with ...
Tags: UK, London, Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Premier League, Manchester City, Arsenal, Newcastle, Everton, Roma, Lyon, Ghana, Granit Xhaka, Swindon Town, Mohamed Elneny


Arsenal charged by FA following Manchester City clash

Arsenal have been charged by the FA following an incident during their meeting with Manchester City recently. Arsenal lose to Manchester City Arsenal played host to Manchester City this past Saturday.Despite an upturn in form on the part of the Gunners, Arsenal getting anything against Man City did seem very unlikely.And, though they did eventually lose the tie 2-1, the north Londoners did put on a valiant display and were unlucky to come away with nothing.The main reason Arsenal came away with ...
Tags: City, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Fa, Man City, Granit Xhaka, Atwell, Gabriel, Xhaka, Dale Johnson, Manchester City Arsenal, Bernardo Silva


Arsenal man “cleared” to leave the club in January as potential transfer looms

Arsenal facing midfield shortage Arsenal and Mikel Arteta are facing something of a midfield shortage this January.Both Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny are away at the Africa Cup of Nations until at least the end of January, leaving the Gunners with just Granit Xhaka, new signing Sambi Lokonga and Ainsley Maitland-Niles as their senior options in the centre of the pitch.Charlie Patino, meanwhile, could see more action than the 10 senior minutes he has been afforded thus far. SWINDON, ENGLAND –...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Afc, Mikel Arteta, Roma, Granit Xhaka, Swindon Town, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey, Ainsley Maitland Niles, David Ornstein, County Ground


Individual errors overshadow impressive performance: Arsenal player ratings from Manchester City defeat

Arsenal vs Manchester City Saturday’s early Premier League kick-off would see Arsenal and Manchester City face off.Arsenal headed into game on a fine run of form. However, the Gunners’ record against the top clubs this term has been particularly poor, whilst their overall record against the Sky Blues in recent years is horrific.Arsenal lost 5-0 to Pep Guardiola and co. earlier this season, whilst Arsenal have beaten Manchester City just once in their last 12 meetings across all competitions.So, ...
Tags: City, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Raheem Sterling, Pep Guardiola, Watford, Man City, Martin Odegaard, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette, Riyad Mahrez