1. Arsenal vs. Aston Villa: Issues and Decisions to Shape Premier League Game

    This weekend, Arsenal host Aston Villa . After wins against Stoke City and Manchester City , the Gunners will be looking to put together a run of three consecutive league victories for the first time this season...

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  2. Gabriel Paulista Transfer Adds Urgently Needed Defensive Competition at Arsenal

    Arsene Wenger has finally got his man. Arsenal have seemingly been chasing a centre-half since the summer of 2012, when the versatile Alex Song’s move to Barcelona left them light of cover...

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  3. Theo Walcott's Brighton Performance Shows Good and Bad Sides to His Game

    Within two minutes of kick-off, Arsenal forward Theo Walcott provided Brighton & Hove Albion with a devastating demonstration of his finishing ability...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 4 days ago 9,606 reads 49 comments

  4. Arsenal Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of January 26

    As we enter the final week of the transfer window, Arsenal are reportedly on the verge of completing what will surely be their biggest deal of the month...

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  5. Tomas Rosicky's Brighton Display Shows He Is Gearing Up for Another Big Finish

    Tomas Rosicky ’s seasons are a little like his career: T hey seem to get better as they go on. The Czech midfielder seems curiously immune to time’s ravages and ...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 5 days ago 19,016 reads 31 comments

  6. Arsenal's Best and Worst January Signings of Premier League Era

    The January transfer window is here, and Arsenal are active. They've already signed Polish midfielder Krystian Bielik and, according to Anthony Hay of the Daily Mail , are on the verge of adding Brazilian centre-half Gabriel Paulista...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 6 days ago 18,801 reads 33 comments

  7. Wojciech Szczesny: Does Goalkeeper Have a Future at Arsenal Under Arsene Wenger?

    On Sunday, Arsenal travel to face Brighton and Hove Albion in the fourth round of the FA Cup. The fixture will present manager Arsene Wenger with an opportunity to rotate his squad...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 7 days ago 10,306 reads 36 comments

  8. Mesut Ozil Must Kickstart His Arsenal Career vs. Brighton in FA Cup

    This weekend, Arsenal travel to Brighton and Hove Albion in the fourth round of the FA Cup. Arsenal made the same trip two years ago, winning on their first visit to the Falmer Stadium...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 8 days ago 11,943 reads 41 comments

  9. Why Gabriel Paulista Must Follow Krystian Bielik as Next Arsenal Transfer

    At long last, Arsenal have completed their first signing of the January transfer window. Unfortunately, the new arrival is not one of the senior recruits Gunners fans hoped for...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 9 days ago 22,309 reads 52 comments

  10. Arsenal Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of January 19

    We're more than halfway through the January transfer window now, and activity should be about to ramp up. It's been a fairly quiet start to the window, but as it approaches its closure, more clubs will begin to enter the market...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 11 days ago 12,406 reads 1 comments

  11. Santi Cazorla Provides the Spark as Arsenal Learn Lessons of the Past

    Arsenal banished the ghosts of some disastrous away performances past with a superb win at Manchester City . Key to the victory was Santi Cazorla , whose twinkle-toed performance lit up the Etihad Stadium...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 12 days ago 29,086 reads 63 comments

  12. Complete Analysis of Alexis Sanchez's First 6 Months at Arsenal

    During the latest Alexis Sanchez masterclass against Stoke City , it seemed appropriate that Thierry Henry was stationed in his box to watch. As Alexis scored his second goal of the day, Henry stood briefly to indicate his approval...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 13 days ago 13,497 reads 22 comments

  13. Latest Injury Blows Mean Arsene Wenger Must Use Arsenal January Transfer Budget

    With both Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Debuchy going under the knife, Arsenal have lost a significant amount of experience and quality in the defensive third of the field...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 14 days ago 6,804 reads 21 comments

  14. Ilkay Gundogan Transfer Link Will Not Make Up for Injury Blow to Mikel Arteta

    Arsenal have been dealt a significant blow with the news that Mikel Arteta is due to be sidelined for around three months after undergoing ankle surgery, as confirmed on the club's official website ...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 15 days ago 8,594 reads 34 comments

  15. Krystian Bielik Transfer Has Potential but Does Not Solve Arsenal's Problems

    Arsenal ’s first-team squad is badly in need of reinforcements. It’s clear to all onlookers that the Gunners would benefit from the addition of a sturdy centre-half and a combative midfielder...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 16 days ago 9,023 reads 32 comments

  16. Yaya Sanogo Loan Does Not Mean Arsenal Are Preparing to Sign a New Striker

    Yaya Sanogo has become the second Arsenal striker to leave the club in a matter of days. Not long after Lukas Podolski joined Inter Milan on loan, Sanogo has followed suit by signing a temporary deal with Crystal Palace , per BBC Sport...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 17 days ago 4,418 reads 9 comments

  17. David Ospina Has a Great Chance to Usurp Wojciech Szczesny as Arsenal's No. 1

    David Ospina has had to bide his time since joining Arsenal . Until the turn of the year, he had made just two competitive appearances :  one in the Capital One Cup and the other as a late substitute for Wojciech Szczesny in the Champions League..

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 18 days ago 9,658 reads 27 comments

  18. Arsenal Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of January 12

    We're approaching the halfway point of the January transfer window, and Arsenal are still to make a signing. The sense of urgency has been increased by the injury to Mathieu Debuchy...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 18 days ago 12,248 reads 7 comments

  19. Alexis Sanchez the Hero, but Tomas Rosicky Plays Fine Support Role for Arsenal

    LONDON — Arsenal ’s fans witnessed another masterclass from Alexis Sanchez as they avenged their recent defeat at the Potteries with a 3-0 win over Stoke City ...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 19 days ago 14,960 reads 27 comments

  20. The Time Has Come for Theo Walcott to Make His Mark for Arsenal

    After almost a full year on the sidelines, the time has come for Theo Walcott to show he can be a reliable element of the Arsenal attack. Walcott put it best when he once described himself as having been "consistent in patches...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 20 days ago 9,982 reads 21 comments

  21. How Mesut Ozil Can Impact for Arsenal and Arsene Wenger on Return from Injury

    When Arsenal face Stoke City at the Emirates Stadium, Arsene Wenger will once again be able to call upon Mesut Ozil...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 21 days ago 15,347 reads 42 comments

  22. A Progress Report on Arsenal Summer Signing Calum Chambers

    After half a season at Arsenal , it's time to take a look at Calum Chambers ' Gunners career to date. The teenage defender arrived with a glowing reputation and a hefty price tag...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 22 days ago 9,501 reads 7 comments

  23. What to Expect from Arsene Wenger and Arsenal in January Transfer Window

    We’re now one week into the January transfer window, and there are still no immediate signs of new recruits arriving at Arsenal . That has led to Gunners fans wondering aloud what they can expect from manager Arsene Wenger this month...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 22 days ago 16,956 reads 52 comments

  24. Winston Reid Fits Arsenal's Defensive Needs in January Transfer Window

    The breakdown in Winston Reid ’s contract negotiations with West Ham United could force him towards the Upton Park exit. Should that prove to be the case, Arsenal should welcome him with open arms...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 23 days ago 11,000 reads 25 comments

  25. Wojciech Szczesny's Latest Indiscretion Unlikely to See Him Dropped at Arsenal

    The story of Wojciech Szczesny ’s latest indiscretion broke in a decidedly unusual way. First, former Arsenal midfielder John Jensen revealed on Danish television ...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 24 days ago 8,616 reads 17 comments