Who is Granit Xhaka and what would he bring to Arsenal?

Arsenal have been closely linked with a move for Borussia Monchengladbach captain Granit Xhaka, with reports suggesting that the club has sent scouts to monitor the Swiss on numerous occasions this season. Ever coy, Arsene Wenger would not be drawn on his interest in the 23-year-old midfielder directly but, perhaps tellingly, did not outright deny … Continue reading Who is Granit Xhaka and what would he bring to Arsenal?

Where did this Arsenal side come from and how did they beat Watford?

Scarcely more than two weeks after that FA Cup game, Arsenal were back facing Watford at the Emirates, with the omens in their favour, and the same clamour for victory. First time around, they ballsed it up, quite spectacularly it must be said. So what changed between the two games to allow the Gunners to … Continue reading Where did this Arsenal side come from and how did they beat Watford?

Arsenal keep slim title hopes alive with 4-0 win over Watford

Arsenal picked up where they left off before the international break with a superb win over Watford at the Emirates. All the talk before the game was about getting a result, and righting the wrongs of the FA Cup reverse, and the team did that, and then some. They wanted this win – that much … Continue reading Arsenal keep slim title hopes alive with 4-0 win over Watford

Preview: Arsenal must shake off FA Cup nightmare as they prepare to host Watford in Premier League

So how do you solve a problem like Watford? Frankly, it really shouldn’t be that difficult. It’s not as if the Hornets are laying waste to all who stand before them, tearing through the Premier League and defying expectation week after week. Looking at the league table, they are probably just about where they should … Continue reading Preview: Arsenal must shake off FA Cup nightmare as they prepare to host Watford in Premier League

Long-awaited news on Jack Wilshere and other injury updates as Arsenal prepare to host Watford

With the international break done and dusted, our attention returns once more to the Premier League and, in particular, the early team news as Arsenal prepare to welcome Watford to the Emirates. Mercifully, it seems as if all of our international players emerged unscathed from this latest round of fixtures, with no fresh injury concerns … Continue reading Long-awaited news on Jack Wilshere and other injury updates as Arsenal prepare to host Watford

Alisher Usmanov has his say on Wenger’s future at Arsenal

Whenever there is a whiff of discontent around Arsenal, you can be sure that Alisher Usmanov will be on hand to offer his two pennies worth. The Uzbek billionaire is the club’s second largest shareholder (with about 30 per cent of shares) and, unlike majority shareholder Stan Kroenke, he is never short of an opinion, … Continue reading Alisher Usmanov has his say on Wenger’s future at Arsenal

Hector Bellerin is staying put – for now

Put together a string of half-decent performances at any club these days and your name is, by default, subsequently linked with a multi-million pound move to every other team on earth – and some even further afield. Spanish prospect Hector Bellerin has done much better than that, he’s put together an entire season of strong … Continue reading Hector Bellerin is staying put – for now