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The Sun - Wed Aug 16 10:27 PM
MARCO ASENSIO scored after just four minutes for Real Madrid in their second leg Super Cup tie against Barcelona. It took the score to 4-1 on aggregate, with the Catalans now facing a huge task to win the early-season silverware. Asensio is the standard of young player Arsenal's young uns ought t...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 5:26 PM
ARSENE WENGER wants to hang on to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. In fact, the Arsenal boss insists he wants the 24-year-old to remain at the Emirates “for a long time.” And that after a summer of debate as to whether it was time for the England winger to move on. Champions Chelsea seemed very keen for...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 4:53 PM
ARSENE WENGER wants to hang on to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. In fact, the Arsenal boss insists he wants the 24-year-old to remain at the Emirates “for a long time.” And that after a summer of debate as to whether it was time for the England winger to move on. Champions Chelsea seemed very keen for...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 4:29 PM
JESE RODRIGUEZ’S Premier League debut could see him come up against Arsenal’s Sead Kolasinac – the man whose horror challenge ruined his Real Madrid career. Jese, who signed for Stoke from Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday, is set to make his league berth against the Gunners on Saturday. If select...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 11:17 AM
ARSENE WENGER has revealed that Alexis Sanchez will return for the Gunners’ trip to Liverpool next week – but admits no progress has been made in securing his long-term future at Arsenal. Sanchez has been sidelined for two weeks and missed the North London club’s 4-3 win over Leicester last week...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 10:27 AM
ARSENE WENGER has revealed that Alexis Sanchez is set to miss Arsenal’s clash against Stoke on Saturday but will return for the Gunners trip to Liverpool next week. Sanchez has been sidelined for two weeks and missed the north London club’s 4-3 win league over Leicester last week due to an abdomi...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 9:25 AM
ARSENE WENGER insists he intends to keep jack Wilshere at Arsenal this season. He also revealed England midfielder is close to returning to training, while Francis Coquelin and Shkodran Mustafi are fit to face Stoke. And Wenger insists Wilshere – who returned to action with the Under-23s this wee...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 7:59 PM
ARSENE WENGER has reiterated that Alexis Sanchez is going nowhere this summer. The wantaway Arsenal star jetted to Paris over the weekend with his girlfriend, though reports claimed his agent went with him to talk with PSG chiefs over a potential transfer. Exclusive: Wenger says @Alexis_Sanchez i...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 5:36 PM
ALEX OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN wants £150, 000 a week to stay at Arsenal, according to reports. Goal claim the England international is seeking the bumper pay packet with Chelsea keen to pounce should the Gunners say no. The Ox is one of three players Blues boss Antonio Conte is desperate to bring to St...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 3:35 PM
STEVE BRUCE is hoping to attract Jack Wilshere to Villa Park. After managing to tempt John Terry to try out the Championship, Bruce wants injury-prone Arsenal midfielder Wilshere to dip his toe in the water, too. It’s an ambitious move. Arsenal would no doubt want a permanent deal and probably de...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 1:38 PM
ARSENAL may be forced to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as they attempt to get players off their books. The Mirror claims that the Gunners have large number of surplus players who they must sell before they can sign new recruits. The reports also states that the north London club are desperately tr...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 12:10 PM
CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte is ready to splash £120million on a trio of signings that he hopes will reignite the Blues’ title defence. Conte wants to land Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Southampton’s wantaway defender Virgil van Dijk and Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater. The Blues suffere...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 7:54 AM
MANCHESTER CITY will make a final £60million swoop for wantaway Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez, according to reports. Boss Pep Guardiola is desperate to land the Chilean before the transfer window shuts at the end of the month. Sanchez is in the final 12 months of his contract but Arsenal manager Ar...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 11:47 PM
JACK WILSHERE pulled on an Arsenal shirt for the first time in a year as he played 75 minutes for the Under-23 side in a 3-2 win against Derby County. The 25-year-old stepped up in his preparations to return to match fitness as he started alongside Francis Coquelin and Kieran Gibbs in the Premier...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 7:16 PM
JUVENTUS have joined their Serie A rivals in the race to sign Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, according to reports. The Gunners star has fell down the pecking under Arsene Wenger, as he appears to be deemed surplus to requirements at the Emirates. According to both Italian news outlets – Tuttom...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 6:30 PM
ALEXANDRE LACAZETTE has explained why he calmly celebrated his goal in the second minute of his Premier League debut against Leicester. The Frenchman’s Arsenal career got off to a dream start after he headed the Gunners into the lead in their pulsating 4-3 win over the Foxes at the Emirates. Spea...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 3:01 PM
STOKE verses Arsenal has always been a tasty encounter. And with the Potters hosting Arsene Wenger’s side for their first home game of the season, it will undoubtedly be a fiery atmosphere inside the Bet365 Stadium. The Gunners scraped past Leicester in a thrilling 4-3 win on Friday night. But St...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 2:05 PM
ARSENAL reportedly rejected a £10million bid for Lucas Perez from his former club Deportivo La Coruna. The Gunners are demanding a whopping £20million for the Spaniard that they signed last summer. According to Spanish paper La Voz de Galicia, Arsenal were swift to dismiss the Spanish clubs under...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 11:18 AM
CHELSEA are growing increasingly confident of agreeing a £35million deal for Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The England midfielder, 23, has been on the brink of a move all summer long, with Liverpool reportedly also interested. Recently, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has been quick to assure...
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 9:08 PM
ARSENAL and Liverpool both used zonal marking on the opening weekend of the Prem — and it didn’t go well for either of them. They both shipped three goals — two each from set-pieces. As a player I was really not a fan of the system. With man-to-man marking, before a game in the changing …
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 12:54 PM
WEST HAM are closing in on a £32 million transfer for Sporting Lisbon ace William Carvalho, according to reports. The 25-year-old has been linked with a move to several Premier League clubs in recent seasons including Arsenal. Portuguese outlet Record claims that the Hammers are currently in adva...
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 11:08 AM
REAL MARDRID starlet Marco Asensio has requested ’emergency talks’ with the club following interest from Arsenal. The 21-year-old attacking midfielder is one of the hottest properties in Europe, but is desperately seeking clarification over his future at the Bernabeu. According to Spanish news ou...
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 10:03 AM
ARSENAL have quit their pursuit of Monaco man Thomas Lemar as Arsene Wenger concentrates his energy on flogging the club’s fringe players. The Gunners have been chasing the attacking midfielder all summer and have, at times, looked close to securing his signature. However, the Mail reports Arsene...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 10:55 PM
RAFA BENITEZ has stepped up his bid to sign Jack Wilshere — after it emerged the midfielder is resigned to leaving Arsenal. Wilshere believes his days at the Gunners are numbered after being left out of the squad for Friday night’s 4-3 win over Leicester. Boss Arsene Wenger stated the 25-year-old...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 10:10 PM
ARSENAL are demanding a stunning £20million for Spanish outcast Lucas Perez. The Gunners want a return on the £17m they paid for Perez, 28, a year ago. And the hefty price tag has cooled interest in a permanent deal from Newcastle and Prem new-boys Brighton. The fee is also pushing Perez’s old te...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 2:32 PM
JAMIE VARDY’S wife Rebekah poked fun at Piers Morgan during Arsenal’s seven-goal thriller with Leicester on the opening day of the Premier League season. The Foxes forward netted a brace at the Emirates but late goals from Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud secured all three points for the Gunners....
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 1:59 PM
ARSENAL’S teenage star Jeff Reine-Adelaide has been offered to join Ligue 1 side Nantes, according to reports. The 19-year-old is not in the first team plans of Arsene Wenger this season, and could be shipped off on loan for some much-needed game time. According to French news outlet L’Equipe, C...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 10:52 AM
ARSENAL chief Ivan Gazidis has admitted he searched for a new man to replace Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager – but insisted “you don’t find better candidates” than the Frenchman. The veteran boss has been in charge of the Gunners for 20 years but came under severe scrutiny before penning a two-y...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 8:05 AM
ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger insists match-winner Olivier Giroud will stay at the club this season. The French striker came off the bench to hand the Gunners all three points in a thrilling 4-3 win over Leicester on Friday night. Giroud had been heavily linked with a £20million switch to Everton fo...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 10:37 PM
PREMIER LEAGUE fans have declared Arsenal’s dramatic 4-3 win over Leicester as arguably the greatest opening day game of all time. Arsene Wenger and Craig Shakespeare’s men produced a classic on the first day of the new season as their two sides produced goals galore. New boy Alexandre Lacazette...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 9:47 PM
ALEXANDRE LACAZETTE enjoyed a dream start to his Arsenal career when he put the Gunners ahead against Leicester after just 94 seconds. It was the joint fastest goal ever scored in the opening game of a Premier League season – and seemed to herald the arrival of a new French darling at the Emirate...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 9:39 PM
OLIVIER GIROUD was the hero for Arsenal as he popped up with a late winner against Leicester at the Emirates. The Gunners took an early lead through new signing Alexandre Lacazette but were made to pay by the sublime Jamie Vardy, who grabbed a brace before seeing Ramsey equalise and Giroud nab th...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 9:39 PM
ARSENAL started the season in THRILLING fashion as supersub Olivier Giroud secured a thrilling 4-3 victory over Leicester City. The Frenchman came off the bench along with Aaron Ramsey to bring the Gunners from 3-2 down to claim the points. Full report to follow… NOT PICKED YOUR FANTASY FOOTBALL...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 9:00 PM
ARSENAL fans top the league for being the fattest on the terraces, their replica kits reveal. Gunners supporters, along with Leicester and Stoke fans, can buy tops up to size 6XL. They fit chests up to 62ins — more than 5ft. Gooners have to shell-out £55 for the Puma-designed big tops, while Stok...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 8:26 PM
ALEXIS SANCHEZ is being distracted from the drama surrounding his future at Arsenal by a stunning, new girlfriend. The Arsenal forward has been enjoying his time off with an actress and model called Mayte Rodriguez. Chilean footballer Sanchez has been granted extended leave, due to his involvemen...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 8:17 PM
SOME fans will not even have made it to their seats before the first goal of the Premier League season was scored tonight (Friday). And it was a dream for Alexandre Lacazette as he headed a debut goal to put Arsenal 1-0 up against Leicester after just 94 seconds. What a start to the @premierleagu...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 6:40 PM
ALEXANDRE LACAZETTE makes his Premier League debut for Arsenal tonight against Leicester, as does defender Sead Kolasinac. There is also a debut on the Leicester side for Harry Maguire, after he joined the club from Hull for £17million in the summer. It’s time… for the first time this @premierlea...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 6:08 PM
FINALLY the wait is almost over as the new Premier League season edges closer. And football fans are in for a treat thanks to TV bosses. Arsenal will kick-off on the new campaign against Leicester City. The Gunners will have their new record-signing Alexandre Lacazette in attack. Meanwhile, the F...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 6:01 PM
ANTHONY JOSHUA has predicted that Arsene Wenger will receive a knock-out blow this season. The boxing world heavyweight champion does not rate the Arsenal manager’s chances of going the distance once Premier League combat gets underway. Wenger survived intense and often vicious calls for his sack...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 3:56 PM
ARSENAL will face Leicester City on Friday night in their Premier League opener at the Emirates and will look to get off to a winning start. But the match will come too soon for contract rebel and Gunners star man, Alexis Sanchez. The Gunners will have their new record-signing Alexandre Lacazette...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 3:07 PM
ARSENE WENGER has all but ruled out a move for Leicester City midfielder Riyad Mahrez. The Arsenal manager obviously was interested at some stage but, after considering his options, confirmed: “I rate Mahrez as a player but we have similar types with Alex Iwobi, Jack Wilshere back, Mesut Ozil … w...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 2:20 PM
AFTER a strong start to the transfer window, Arsenal’s summer exertions have come to a grinding halt. Our squad is currently short of what’s needed in order to challenge for the Premier League. The Gunners have only made two senior signings so far this summer: Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer fr...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 2:07 PM
THE 2017-18 season is finally upon us, as the Premier League gets underway on Friday night. Arsenal take on Leicester at the Emirates to get the top flight off to an explosive start. But there’s plenty more to look forward to this season, from the FA Cup and League Cup, to seeing who will face …
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 12:43 PM
ARSENAL are set to miss out on the Premier League top four AGAIN in the 2017-18, according to the stats. Arsene Wenger’s Gunners look set to finish fifth in the top flight this term, with the “Wenger Out” brigade certain to have the banners waving and plane booked… According to the numbers from F...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 12:39 PM
IT’S Friday, which can only mean one thing… the Premier League is back. After a long summer with nothing but transfer rumours to keep us entertained, we can all look forward to a full weekend of English top flight action. There are some intriguing fixtures to keep an eye on too. NOT PICKED YOUR F...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 12:01 PM
ARSENE WENGER reveals Arsenal’s intentions of trying to tie down Alexis Sanchez but admits he is not confident they will agree terms on a new contract. The Gunners are in the process of fending off interest from Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, with his contract expiring next summer. Spea...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 10:03 AM
ALVARO MORATA admits he got a harsh dose of reality after his missed penalty in Chelsea’s Community Shield defeat to Arsenal. The club-record signing is yet to start a game since his £65million arrival from Real Madrid. But he has already experienced the brutal nature of English football with th...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 7:43 AM
ARSENAL believes they have made a breakthrough in the negotiations to keep Mesut Ozil at the Emirates. Ozil’s is giving the impression that he is preparing to accept the £225, 000-a-week on offer. His representatives have been trying to find another club in Europe but there have been no takers on...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 12:42 AM
ARSENE WENGER has challenged his record signing Alexandre Lacazette to become Arsenal’s very own Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Lacazette will make his Premier League debut for the Gunners at home to Leicester on Friday night following his £46.5million summer switch from Lyon. The France frontman was one of...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 12:03 AM
ARSENE WENGER has told Chelsea chief Antonio Conte to stop moaning about his small squad. Arsenal boss Wenger believes Conte and the Blues have only themselves to blame after loaning out so many of their youngsters. Conte grumbled about a lack of signings and the size of his squad after his team’...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 11:28 PM
THE body language gave it all away. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, beaten on penalties by Arsenal in the Community Shield, was not in the mood for small talk at Wembley. Neither was Blues chairman Bruce Buck, nor technical director Michael Emenalo. NOT PICKED YOUR FANTASY FOOTBALL TEAM YET? WHAT ARE...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 10:51 PM
ARSENAL have offered Alexis Sanchez a new contract worth £300, 000-a-week, according to reports. In a desperate bid to ward off the likes of Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, the Gunners have pushed the boat out in a big way. MailOnline have reported that Sanchez wants at least £300, 000 b...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 10:29 PM
ARSENAL believes they have made a breakthrough in the negotiations to keep Mesut Ozil at the Emirates. Ozil’s is giving the impression that he is preparing to accept the £225, 000-a-week on offer. His representatives have been trying to find another club in Europe but there have been no takers on...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 9:16 PM
PETR CECH returned to his homeland to take part in Martin Havlat’s ice hockey testimonial. The Arsenal ace gave up his childhood dream of playing ice hockey as the cost of the equipment was too expensive, before turning his focus to football. In the video, Arsenal’s shot-stopper can be seen sport...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 6:07 PM
MESUT OZIL has returned to training with Arsenal after making a full recovery from an ankle injury. The German midfielder is set to feature in Friday’s Premier League opener – meanwhile injured Alexis Sanchez showed off his fancy lunch on social media. Despite the German’s encouraging return to t...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 5:55 PM
THE Premier League returns this weekend with Arsenal and Leicester kicking off the 2017/18 season on Friday night. Both sides endured disappointing campaigns last term, with Arsenal finishing outside the top four for the first time under Arsene Wenger and Leicester following up their miraculous 2...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 5:44 PM
PREMIER LEAGUE football finally returns at the weekend with Southampton hosting Swansea. The Community Shield is now done-and-dusted – with Arsenal running out winners – and it’s time to turn our attention to the top-flight. Arsenal face Leicester in the season-opener on Friday night, before 14 c...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 4:52 PM
LIVERPOOL look ready to fight it out with Arsenal for Gremio forward Luan. The 24-year-old Brazilian was reported to be on the verge of joining Spartak Moscow. But, according to the BBC’s South American expert Tim Vickery, the two Premier League clubs have been left to battle it out for his signa...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 4:39 PM
KOLO TOURE has been handed a coaching role with the Ivory Coast. The former Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool star joined up with Brendan Rodgers at the Hoops last summer on a one-year deal. He helped them qualify for the Champions League group stage as well as winning a historic domestic tr...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 4:25 PM
ARSENAL boss Arsenal Wenger said that he is “convinced” that there will eventually be a woman in charge of a Premier League club. Speaking at a Football Writer’s Association charity event to raise money for victims of Grenfell Tower disaster Wenger said we could see a woman in charge of a top fli...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 12:42 PM
EVERTON’S hopes of signing Olivier Giroud have received a timely boost. For the Arsenal striker has turned down the chance to move to Marseille. Giroud’s future at the Emirates is uncertain following the arrival of record signing Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon. NOT PICKED YOUR FANTASY FOOTBALL TEA...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 11:26 AM
STEVEN N’ZONZI has handed in a transfer request to force a move away from Sevilla, according to reports. Spanish news outlet Estadio Deportivo spoke with the Frenchman’s representative who revealed that the player “wants to leave.” The 28-year-old’s agent said: “The truth is that Steven wants to...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 10:29 AM
STEVEN N’ZONZI has has handed in a transfer request to force a move away from Sevilla, according to reports. Spanish news outlet Estadio Deportivo spoke with the Frenchman’s representative who revealed that the player “wants to leave.” The 28-year-old’s agent said: “The truth is that Steven wants...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 6:52 AM
ARSENAL have fresh worries contract rebel Alexis Sanchez could again attempt to force a transfer, according to reports. Doubts were raised over the Chilean’s future after he was ruled out of the season opener against Leicester with a “little abdominal strain”. And the Mirror are now claiming Gunn...