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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 ...
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‘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


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


Mikel Arteta quizzed on Dusan Vlahovic to Arsenal rumours/ provides Granit Xhaka update ahead of Liverpool

Liverpool vs Arsenal Liverpool and Arsenal are due to face off in a League Cup semi-final clash on Thursday.It is the first of two ties, with this match set to take place at Anfield and the second at the Emirates the following week.Jurgen Klopp has not put much stock into the English domestic cups since his arrival from Germany, but fans are no doubt eager to see their side add another trophy to their already huge collection.As for Arsenal, they head into the game with a simply awful record agai...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Emirates, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Mikel Arteta, Fiorentina, Xhaka, Arsenal Liverpool


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


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


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

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


Granit Xhaka makes Sambi Lokonga claim Arsenal fans will love

Lokonga’s Arsenal stint Arsenal would secure the services of Albert Sambi Lokonga during the 2021 summer transfer window.The young midfielder was signed for Belgian outfit Anderlecht on a long-term contract.Given that he was just 21 when he joined the club and had no experience in Europe’s top-five leagues, there was an expectation that Lokonga would be bedded in slowly at Arsenal.And whilst that has happened to an extent, injury and suspension issues have led to Mikel Arteta calling upon Lokong...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester City, Arsenal, Anderlecht, Brentford, Mikel Arteta, Granit Xhaka, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey, Thomas, Xhaka, Brighton Hove Albion, Gabriel Martinelli


‘He’ll never learn’: One Arsenal star singled out for heavy criticism despite comfortable Leeds win

 The Arsenal faithful have flooded to social media this evening, to take firm aim at one particular member of Mikel Arteta’s squad. Martinelli at the double The Gunners of course made their return to action a short time ago.No doubt brimming with confidence on the back of a pair of wins over Southampton and West Ham over the course of the last week, Arteta and co. made the trip to Elland Road, keen to extend their advantage over the rest of the Premier League’s top-4 chasing pack.And, when a...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Southampton, Arsenal, West Ham, Sergio Aguero, Mikel Arteta, Leeds, Granit Xhaka, Elland Road, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Xhaka, Arteta, Martinelli, Kraig


Arsenal captaincy troubles persist after Mikel Arteta strips Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Aubameyang stripped of Gunners captaincy The Arsenal world has been thrown into fresh partisan division once again today after club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was stripped of the armband by Gunners boss Mikel Arteta. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been stripped of the #AFC captaincy, and won't be available for selection against West Ham tomorrow night in the Premier League. — Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) December 14, 2021 This decision came in the wake of Aubameyang being dropped ...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Southampton, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Emirates, Robin Van Persie, West Ham, Norway, Crystal Palace, Etihad Stadium, Mikel Arteta, Van Persie, Granit Xhaka


Some Arsenal fans plead for reintroduction of one player despite lead in Southampton clash

 The Arsenal faithful have flooded to social media on Saturday, to call for a major shake-up to the club’s ranks in the middle of the park. Laca on target Mikel Arteta’s men are of course currently locked in action.On the back of an alarming dip in form of late, culminating in three defeats across the club’s last four outings, the Gunners welcomed Ralph Hasenhuttl’s Southampton to the Emirates, for a Premier League clash.Arsenal were no doubt aware ahead of kick-off that a return to winning ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Southampton, Tottenham, Arsenal, Everton, Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard, Goodison Park, Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Brown, Xhaka


Arsenal fans plead for reintroduction of one player despite lead in Southampton clash

 The Arsenal faithful have flooded to social media on Saturday, to call for a major shake-up to the club’s ranks in the middle of the park. Laca on target Mikel Arteta’s men are of course currently locked in action.On the back of an alarming dip in form of late, culminating in three defeats across the club’s last four outings, the Gunners welcomed Ralph Hasenhuttl’s Southampton to the Emirates, for a Premier League clash.Arsenal were no doubt aware ahead of kick-off that a return to winning ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Southampton, Tottenham, Arsenal, Everton, Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard, Goodison Park, Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Brown, Xhaka


Why Arsenal cannot afford to lose wantaway midfielder despite him being kept “under false pretences”

Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles keen on a move away Arsenal have been here before. In the dying days of the summer transfer window, Ainsley Maitland-Niles was keen on a move away from the club, with Everton interested. 🚨 Everton in talks with Arsenal for a deal to sign Ainsley Maitland-Niles on loan with an option to buy. Offer submitted, Arsenal considering internally before responding. Talks ongoing. Versatile 24yo under contract at #AFC until 2023 @TheAthleticUK #EFC https://t.co/Ayw5mmbm...
Tags: England, Sport, Daily Mail, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Emirates, Everton, Mikel Arteta, Efc, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey, Xhaka, Arteta, Sportsmail, Ainsley Maitland Niles


Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka drops massive selection hint ahead of Everton clash

Arsenal travel to Goodison Park Arsenal travel to Goodison Park to take on a woefully out of form Everton, knowing that anything but a win will leave them outside the Europa League places after wins for Manchester United and Tottenham at the wekeend. When you remember it’s matchday! 😁 🔜 #EVEARS pic.twitter.com/ewfq7yA7zX — Arsenal (@Arsenal) December 6, 2021 After suffering a dramatic 3-2 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Thursday, Mikel Arteta now needs to get his side ready f...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, West Ham United, Tottenham, Old Trafford, Arsenal, Everton, Leeds United, Europa League, Mikel Arteta, Goodison Park, Granit Xhaka


Arsenal handed potentially massive personnel boost ahead of Everton

 Premier League giants Arsenal have provided a fitness update on the club’s squad, ahead of their upcoming showdown with Everton. Toffees test Mikel Arteta’s men are primed to return to action in a little over 24 hours’ time.In the last of the gameweek’s Premier League fixtures, the Gunners will make the trip to Goodison Park, eyeing a swift return to winning ways on the back of a disappointing 3-2 defeat at Manchester United last time out.Who, though, would bet against Arsenal managing prec...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Arsenal, Everton, Rafael Benitez, Merseyside, Emirates Stadium, Mikel Arteta, Goodison Park, Toffees, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Granit Xhaka, Sead Kolasinac


Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta officially rules out a move for midfielder and provides Granit Xhaka update

Arsenal’s midfield issues Now in November, Arsenal are one month and two days away from their African stars departing for the African Cup of Nations, which they are due to do on Boxing day. For the Gunners, this will see them lose both Nicolas Pepe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from their forward line.It is in midfield, however, that the problems begin to mount. Both Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny are due to be away for up to month, and miss up to seven Arsenal fixtures depending on how far...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Jack Wilshere, Jack, Mikel Arteta, north London, Granit Xhaka, Mohamed Elneny, Thomas Partey, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Xhaka, BBC Sport, Arteta, Wilshere, London Colney


Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka reveals injury return timeline amid potential midfield crisis

AFCON calling imminently Now in November, Arsenal are one month and two days away from their African stars departing for the African Cup of Nations, which they are due to do on Boxing day. For the Gunners, this will see them lose both Nicolas Pepe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from their forward line.It is in midfield, however, that the problems begin to mount. Both Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny are due to be away for up to month, and miss up to seven Arsenal fixtures depending on how far ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Switzerland, Owen Hargreaves, north London, Lucas Moura, Granit Xhaka, Mohamed Elneny, Ben Chilwell, Thomas Partey, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang


Granit Xhaka outlines his plans for future away from Arsenal

Xhaka close to departing this summer It is safe to say that Granit Xhaka has not always been flavour of the month at Arsenal since he joined in 2016. The Swiss captain was seemingly Roma bound in the summer, to link up with Jose Mourinho in the Italian capital.However, a potential deal fell through over a failure to agree on a fee, and as a result, Xhaka signed a new contract at the club. Granit Xhaka has signed a new contract extension with Arsenal until 2025. #AFC https://t.co/1oDSAqt8Oh — ...
Tags: London, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Jose Mourinho, Mikel Arteta, Basel, Granit Xhaka, Xhaka, Max Eberl, Chris Wheatley, Will Xhaka


Arsenal fans flag up major selection mistake as unbeaten streak comes to end in Liverpool drubbing

 The Arsenal faithful have taken to social media in their numbers this evening, to highlight a key selection mistake as having proven detrimental in their side’s defeat at the hands of Liverpool. Reds run riot Mikel Arteta of course led his side back into action a short time ago.In their first outing post-international break, the Gunners made the trip to Anfield, keen to build on an 11-game unbeaten streak across all competitions.To say that, when all was said and done, Arsenal were brought ...
Tags: England, Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Mikel Arteta, Reds, Xhaka, Tavares, Tierney, Kieran Tierney


The £34 million solution to Arsenal’s midfield woes

Arsenal set for midfield issues While Arsenal got plenty of business done in the summer, the midfield always had a threadbare look to it. Thomas Partey, arguably the first name on the teamsheet, had struggled with injuries, leaving just Granit Xhaka, Mohamed Elneny, new signing Sambi Lokonga and Ainsley Maitland-Niles as reliable backups. Granit Xhaka, who wasn’t expected to be available until 2022, has resumed light training just 41 days after being forced off against Spurs. pic.twitter.com...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Arsenal, Africa Cup of Nations, Mikel Arteta, Granit Xhaka, Leipzig, Thomas Partey, Adams, Xhaka, Elneny, Partey, Arteta, Ainsley Maitland Niles


Fresh Kieran Tierney update emerges ahead of Watford, when Granit Xhaka could return to training revealed

Arsenal vs Watford Arsenal are back in Premier League action this coming Sunday. The Gunners are set to face off with Watford at 2 pm UK time.Mikel Arteta’s side head into the game on a fine run of form which sees them on a seven-game unbeaten run in the Premier League – winning five and drawing two.This fine run, on the back of a three-game losing streak, means Arsenal head into the weekend’s action sat 6th in the PL.But with 5th-place Manchester United set to take on Manchester City this w...
Tags: UK, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Arsenal, Everton, Claudio Ranieri, Watford, Mikel Arteta, Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang offers damning verdict on Arsenal’s performance against Crystal Palace

Arsenal salvage late point against Crystal Palace Patrick Vieira was denied a dream return to Arsenal by a stoppage-time Alexandre Lacazette equaliser as Arsenal snatched an undeserved draw from the jaws of defeat.Coming into the game unbeaten in 4, the Gunners took an early lead when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fired in after Nicolas Pepe’s initial shot had been saved by Guaita, and it seemed as though the Gunners would add to their tally.However, at 1-0 up Mikel Arteta’s side switched off, and a...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Soccer, Aston Villa, Arsenal, Crystal Palace, Emirates Stadium, Mikel Arteta, Patrick Vieira, Palace, Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Xhaka, Vieira, Lacazette, Arteta


Gary Neville outlines why Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should not be sacked as Manchester United manager

Manchester United’s tough run Manchester United fell to a disappointing 4-2 defeat to Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon, courtesy of two late goals from the Foxes.The defeat made it 2 from 3 Premier League games, with just one point taken from a possible 9, and have a tough run of fixtures on the horizon beginning with a tie with Serie A side Atalanta on Wednesday evening. Man Utd have won just 2 of their last 7 games and their upcoming fixtures look like this 😬 Atal...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsene Wenger, Atalanta, Leicester City, Watford, Jamie Carragher, Man City, Europa League, Gary Neville, United, Red Devils


Arsenal fans highlight Xhaka precedent as Palace ‘assault’ leaves Bukayo Saka sidelined

 Arsenal’s supporters have flooded to social media this evening, to respond to an incident late in the first-half of the club’s meeting with Crystal Palace. Auba on target Mikel Arteta’s men are of course currently locked in action at the Emirates.In their first outing on the back of the international break, the Gunners welcomed Crystal Palace to North London, for a Premier League derby showdown.And, as things stand, all is going according to plan for Arsenal.The hosts lead Palace, overseen by c...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Jesus, John, Crystal Palace, Afc, Mikel Arteta, Patrick Vieira, Palace, north London, Granit Xhaka, Pepe, Mike Dean, Eagles, Aubameyang


One area of Arsenal’s XI singled out as ‘the problem’ following last-gasp Crystal Palace stalemate

 Viewers of Arsenal’s meeting with Crystal Palace this evening have taken to social media in their droves, to highlight the club’s midfield as an area of concern. Laca strikes at the death Mikel Arteta’s men made their post-international break return to action a short time ago, in the final fixture of the Premier League weekend.The Gunners headed into proceedings aiming to keep alive a positive recent spell of form, having racked up ten points from an available twelve across the club’s last four...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Arsenal, Emirates, Brighton, Crystal Palace, Afc, Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard, Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette, Pepe, Mike Dean


Arsenal reveal recovery timeline for Granit Xhaka

Xhaka injury taints North London Derby win A 3-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur on a sunny Sunday afternoon was tainted by a seemingly innocuous injury to influential midfielder Granit Xhaka. Lucas Moura lost his balance in a challenge with Thomas Partey, and fell into the knee of the 28-year-old Swissman, which saw him leave the pitch injured. 😎 The goals 🥳 The reactions 😆 The tweets Get the final word on Sunday’s memorable north London derby 🙌 — Arsenal (@Arsenal) September 28, 2021 While unfortu...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Marseille, Arsenal, Africa Cup of Nations, Mikel Arteta, Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey, Xhaka, North London Derby, Elneny, Partey, Arteta


4 players Arsenal should sign to pre-contract agreements in January

Arsenal’s busy summer Arsenal had a fairly active summer transfer window in which they brought in six senior players.All of these players were also under the age of 24 at the time of signing and look to represent some smart business from the north Londoners.In Aaron Ramsdale they already appear to have found their new no.1 keeper for the next several years.Martin Odegaard is of course an extremely creative player who still has the potential to develop further.Albert Sambi Lokonga also looks set ...
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