Mesut Ozil calls for Arsenal reinforcements

Mesut Ozil has suggested that Arsenal will need a number of new signings if they are to compete next season. The recently crowned German Footballer of the Year expects the arrival of Pep Guardiola to stir Manchester City into life once more – with Chelsea and Manchester United also expecting new coaches – and has…

Arsenal icon calls on fans to back under-fire boss

Ever the voice of calm amid choppy waters, Arsenal icon David Seaman has come out firmly in support of his former boss Arsene Wenger. In an interview with the Daily Mirror, the three-time league winner warned fans against forcing the Frenchman out of the club, likening his departure to the collapse of Manchester United post…

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,…

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…

Should Jack Wilshere go to the Euros?

Much discussion today about Jack Wilshere, whose return we pray is imminent, and his potential return to the international fold ahead of this summer’s European Championships. Lots of people have weighed in on the debate and chief among them was Martin Keown, who was clear that the decision should be one Jack takes himself. Keown…

I will international break you

We are heading at lightning speed towards the key final stages of the season, the do-or-die climax to what has been a truly turbulent campaign for Arsenal and for the Premier League at large. So, it goes without saying that a good 10 days of woeful international friendlies should be forced into the schedule, much…

A mouthful of Mesut for mediocre media

World Cup-winning maestro Mesut Ozil has moved to deny a report published in The Sun which linked him with a move away from Arsenal if Arsene Wenger remained at the helm into next season. The story, which cited ‘sources in Spain’, essentially touted him with a move to every club in La Liga, with the…

Everton 0 Arsenal 2 – on second thoughts

Ball-achingly frustrating – it’s the only way to describe it, the only way to do it justice. It was a superbly capable display by Arsenal  – and that’s exactly why my balls ache this morning. It’s the sort of performance we had grown used to seeing in the first half of the season and the…