Giroud earns Arsenal a point in 1-1 draw at Southampton

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Olivier Giroud made the difference off the bench again for Arsenal, scoring an 88th-minute equalizer in a 1-1 draw at Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday. It was Giroud’s 17th goal as a substitute in the Premier League, matching the record he now jointly holds with former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. “I consider Olivier Giroud as a regular player,” Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said of the striker, who has lost his starting place to summer signing ...

Key Arsenal trio will not be sold in January, says Wenger

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Arsenal will not sell striker Olivier Giroud, midfielder Jack Wilshere and winger Theo Walcott in the January transfer window despite their lack of playing time at the Premier League club, manager Arsene Wenger has said. The trio have started a majority of the club’s Europa League and League Cup games this season but are yet to start a league match, with Giroud making 12 substitute appearances while Wilshere has been limited to four and Walcott to three. Their ...

Jose Mourinho hails De Gea heroics as United beat Arsenal

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho labelled goalkeeper David de Gea as the best in the world after the Spaniard equaled a Premier League record during his side’s exhilarating 3-1 victory at Arsenal on Saturday. De Gea made 14 saves -- several of them exceptional -- as Arsenal threw everything at United after conceding twice in the opening 11 minutes in a sizzling clash at the Emirates Stadium. “I told him after the match, what I saw today was the best ...

Arsenal can challenge Man City in title race, says Xhaka

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Arsenal can cut down the deficit to Premier League leaders Manchester City and challenge for the title this campaign, midfielder Granit Xhaka has said. Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday leaves them sixth in the league on 22 points while City are 12 points ahead after winning 11 of their opening 12 games, but Xhaka believes Arsenal can re-enter the title race. “I think in football everything is possible,” Xhaka told Sky Sports News. “Manchester City, ...

Arsenal beats Tottenham 2-0 to give Wenger bragging rights

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez scored first-half goals for Arsenal in a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the Premier League on Saturday, as the Gunners looked to restore a sense of supremacy in north London after a disastrous campaign last season. Mustafi’s header looped over the Spurs defense from a disputed free kick and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was unable to get anywhere near the ball as it pinged off the crossbar into the goal in the 36th minute. Sanchez’s goal came five minutes ...

Man City beats Arsenal 3-1, still undefeated in EPL

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Premier League leader Manchester City kept up its prolific and undefeated start to the season by beating Arsenal 3-1 on Sunday for a club record-extending 15th straight win in all competitions. Kevin De Bruyne lashed in a 19th-minute opener for City, before second-half goals by Sergio Aguero - from the penalty spot - and substitute Gabriel Jesus took the team’s tally to 38 in 11 league games. Arsenal recovered for 2-1 thanks to substitute Alexandre Lacazette's strike through goalkeeper ...

Wenger says Walcott will get his Premier League chance

Friday, 27 October 2017

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said he wants Theo Walcott to remain at the club and suggests the winger will get more playing time in the Premier League after being mostly restricted to cup competitions this season. Arsenal great Ian Wright said earlier this week that the 28-year-old must bring his 11 years at the club to an end for the good of his career. England international Walcott has made just three substitute appearances in the league this season and only scored in the Europa League ...

Wenger: Arsenal’s Wilshere will get Premier League game time

Friday, 20 October 2017

Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere will get a chance to prove himself in the Premier League, manager Arsene Wenger said after the midfielder impressed in Thursday’s 1-0 Europa League victory over Red Star Belgrade. Wilshere, who spent last season on loan at Bournemouth before sustaining season-ending leg injury in April, returned to action for Arsenal in their Europa League opener against FC Cologne in September. The England international has been in good form in his three Europa League ...

Cleverley’s injury-time goal gives Watford win over Arsenal

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Watford climbed into the top four of the Premier League after Tom Cleverley’s 92nd-minute goal gave them a 2-1 victory over Arsenal at Vicarage Road on Saturday. Per Mertesacker headed Arsene Wenger’s side into a 39th-minute lead from a corner but Troy Deeney equalised from the penalty spot in the 71st minute after Hector Bellerin had bundled over Richarlison. The game looked set to end in a draw until Cleverley pounced on a loose ball in the penalty area and drilled a shot high ...

Arsenal’s Giroud reaches ton in win, Lokomotiv striker bags quick treble

Friday, 29 September 2017

Arsenal led a list of nine clubs who grabbed a second win in as many games in the Europa League group phase as France striker Olivier Giroud scored his 100th goal for the club in a 4-2 win at BATE Borisov on Thursday. AC Milan, Braga, Dynamo Kiev, Lazio, Nice, Ostersund, Steaua Bucharest and Zenit St Petersburg also won again to add to their success from the opening matchday on Sept. 14. Former Portugal international Manuel Fernandes scored a hat-trick in the first 17 ...

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