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Bellerin criticises free spending clubs

Arsenal star Hector Bellerin has hit out at clubs spending hundreds of millions on players. Premier League clubs spent almost £1.5billion during the summer transfer window, as well as PSG forking out over €200m on Brazilian forward Neymar. Bellerin, who was linked with a move to boyhood club Barcelona at the beginning of the summer, …

Monaco reveal Thomas Lemar snub

Monaco have said that they were under no pressure to sell forward Thomas Lemar to Arsenal during the summer transfer window. Arsenal were big admirers of the youngster and lodged a £92m bid for the forward on transfer deadline day. However, they eventually decided to rescind their offer after it became clear that Alexis Sanchez …

Wenger insists he has always been happy at Arsenal, after United link

Arsene Wenger says he never thought about leaving Arsenal, despite being linked with a move to Manchester United in the past. Wenger has been in charge of Arsenal for over 20 years, but according to former Manchester United chairman Martin Edwards, the Frenchman came close to leaving the club in order to replace Sir Alex …

Wenger backs Sanchez to win back Arsenal fans

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Arsenal fans could be excused for being a little hurt by Alexis Sanchez at the moment. The Chilean was heavily linked with a move away from the Emirates during the summer transfer window after refusing to sign a new deal at the club – despite having just one year left to run on his current …

Goalkeeper reveals he was close to joining Arsenal this summer

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Cedric Carrasso has revealed how he nearly became an Arsenal player during the summer transfer window. The former France international goalkeeper was released by Bordeaux in the summer and is currently on the lookout for a new club as a free-agent. Arsenal allowed third choice ‘keeper Emilio Martinez to leave the club on a season-long …

Arsenal players ‘tapped up’ before Liverpool thrashing

Arsene Wenger believes that some of his key players were “tapped up” before their 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Liverpool last month, and has called for the transfer window to be shortened. It has been a hard couple of weeks for the Arsenal boss. A couple of bad results and a few players wanting …

Wenger confident over Alexis Sanchez

Arsene Wenger has insisted that forward Alexis Sanchez will have no problems reproducing his best form at the club after what was an eventful transfer window. Sanchez looked certain to leave Arsenal this summer after refusing to sign a new contract at the club. Manchester City were hugely interested in the forward and seemed certain …

Wenger reveals Mbappe possibility

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Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal could have signed French wonderkid Kylian Mbappe last year, and attempted to secure his signature this summer before his loan move to Paris Saint-Germain materialised. Mbappe scored 26 goals last season for Monaco as they were crowned French champions, they also reached the semi-finals of the Champions League. Regardless of …

Arsenal vs Bournemouth: Match Preview and Predictions

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Arsenal will be hoping to put their bad start to the Premier League season behind them as they take on Bournemouth at home. The Gunners have had a tough start to proceedings so far, scraping a 4-3 win against Leicester on the opening day before losing to Stoke and being thrashed by Liverpool. Eddie Howe’s …

Ian Wright hits out at ‘laughable’ Mesut Ozil

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Arsenal legend Ian Wright has slammed Mesut Ozil’s response to criticism aimed at him, saying the German’s response was ‘laughable’. The 28-year-old, who cost Arsenal around £43m when he joined in 2013 for a then club record fee from Real Madrid, is out of contract at the end of the season and looks likely to …

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