1. Arsenal Transfers: Why Illarramendi Would Be a Great Summer Buy for Gunners

    Arsenal 's move for striker Gonzalo Higuain may be tediously protracted, but even as it languishes in quasi-official purgatory, according to Dominic Fifield of the Guardian ...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 1 year ago 7,436 reads 27 comments

  2. Arsenal Transfers: 10 Confederations Cup Stars Arsene Wenger Should Be Eyeing

    There is an excitement and intensity surrounding the 2013 Confederations Cup that usually eludes the low-key FIFA tournament, making it a showcase for stars this transfer window...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 1 year ago 9,900 reads 21 comments

  3. Arsenal: 5 Players They're Pursuing to Replace Patrick Vieira

    It is no minor detail that Arsenal's trophy drought has coincided exactly with a large Patrick Vieira-shaped hole in midfield...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 1 year ago 14,919 reads 53 comments

  4. Arsenal Transfers: 3 Players Leaving Emirates This Summer

    Summertime, and the great Arsenal deadwood clearout is finally underway. At youth and reserve level, 10 players have already been released...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 1 year ago 8,584 reads 20 comments

  5. How Arsenal's International Presence Compares to Other Top Clubs

    Summer 2013 is a rare quiet close season, with just a handful of World Cup qualifiers, the odd friendly and the low-profile Confederations Cup to distract Arsenal 's international ...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 1 year ago 4,945 reads 1 comments

  6. Why Thierry Henry Is the Most Popular Arsenal Player Ever

    Dennis Bergkamp , Tony Adams, Charlie George—through the years Arsenal have boasted a wealth of legendary players. But of all the notable names, Thierry Henry must stand out as the most enduringly popular...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 1 year ago 6,186 reads 26 comments

  7. Grading All of Arsenal's Players for the 2012-13 Season

    With fourth place within reach heading into the final week, there is still time for last-ditch heroics (or indeed blunders) in Arsenal 's 2012-13 season, but for the most part, we already know how each of the players will be judged...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 1 year ago 14,787 reads 76 comments

  8. Arsenal Transfers: Does Current Speculation Suggest a Shift in Tactics?

    First there were murmurings that Alex Song could return to Arsenal . Then that Bacary Sagna , long thought to be the latest disillusioned star with one foot out the Emirates exit, may stay...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 1 year ago 8,898 reads 31 comments

  9. 6 Realistic Goals for Arsenal in the 2013-14 Season

    Arsenal are closing out the 2012-13 season in a tight race for that coveted "fourth-place trophy." It's a familiar scenario, and one that many fans—not to mention club staff ...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 1 year ago 14,380 reads 29 comments

  10. Why Arsenal Will Reignite the Manchester United Rivalry

    When Arsenal welcome newly crowned Premier League champions Manchester United with a guard of honour Sunday, many in the crowd will struggle to contain their sense of bitterness...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about 1 year ago 7,941 reads 53 comments

  11. 10 Bold Predictions for Arsenal Next Season

    As the 2012/13 season winds down, there's a tentative sense of optimism at Arsenal. A good run of form (13 points from a possible 15 since the Spurs loss in early March) has put ...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about over 1 year ago 11,658 reads 44 comments

  12. 5 Potential Long-Term Replacements at Arsenal for Wojciech Szczesny

    " Arsenal goalkeeping crisis"—it's one of those phrases that just keeps popping up in the Premier League. It wasn't always like this, of course...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about over 1 year ago 6,734 reads 45 comments

  13. Imagining Arsenal's Season If They'd Kept Robin Van Persie

    How might Arsenal have fared in 2012/13 if they had managed to hang onto Robin van Persie last summer? The instinctive answer is, obviously, better...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about over 1 year ago 9,855 reads 138 comments

  14. 5 Players Arsenal and Arsene Wenger Will Be Happy to Sell This Summer

    The Arsenal summer transfer narrative is going to run a little differently this year. Where usually it is a forlorn tale of half-heartedly imploring departing stars to stay, in ...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about over 1 year ago 20,908 reads 32 comments

  15. Arsenal Transfer Rumours: 5 Biggest Signings Likely to Happen

    Arsenal 's transfer dealings have come under fire in recent years. Gone are the days when Arsene Wenger seemed to routinely unearth the most extraordinary potential talents for relatively little...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about over 1 year ago 15,456 reads 27 comments

  16. Arsenal: Why Thomas Vermaelen's Best Years Could Be Behind Him

    Thomas Vermaelen should be hitting his prime in the heart of Arsenal 's defence, but his performances so far this season have sown some serious doubts...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about over 1 year ago 1,770 reads 10 comments

  17. Olivier Giroud: 3 Reasons He Should Never Have Signed for Arsenal

    Olivier Giroud is a quality striker, but he should never have signed for Arsenal . The key reasons why Giroud could go down as a failed experiment for Arsene Wenger revolve ...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about over 1 year ago 8,058 reads 57 comments

  18. Arsene Wenger: 10 Most Intriguing Quotes by the Arsenal Manager

    Arsene Wenger quotes may lack the outright zaniness of compatriots like Eric Cantona and Emmanuel Petit, but the Arsenal manager occasionally obliges with a sarcastic outburst, a wry challenge or a thought-provoking metaphor...

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  19. Grading Arsene Wenger's Tactical Decisions This Season

    Arsene Wenger 's Arsenal career looks increasingly in jeopardy as the team's 2012/13 season veers from one disaster to the next...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about over 1 year ago 2,084 reads 14 comments

  20. Why Holding Midfielder Is Aaron Ramsey's Best Role at Arsenal

    Some Arsenal fans were quick to write off Aaron Ramsey this season. But the Welshman's recent performances against West Ham, Liverpool and Sunderland have gone a long way in rehabilitating his reputation...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about over 1 year ago 5,962 reads 33 comments

  21. Arsenal: 5 Teams That Could Beat Them in Europe and Why

    When Arsenal scored a late winner over Brighton to ease into the FA Cup fifth round, pundits and fans alike noted that the venerable competition was the Gunners' last chance for silverware this season...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about over 1 year ago 10,305 reads 49 comments

  22. Is Signing David Beckham Good Business for PSG or Just Good Publicity?

    It was without a doubt the glamour signing of the January transfer deadline day. And frankly, David Beckham to Paris-Saint Germain would have had a certain sheen to it even if ...

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  23. What Does Theo Walcott Bring to Arsenal?

    Arsenal fans stung by the recent years' string of player exits were cheered up by the long-awaited news that Theo Walcott had finally signed a contract extension. In some ways, it was most powerfully a symbolic victory...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about over 1 year ago 4,643 reads 43 comments

  24. Current Arsenal Starters Who Will Be Gone by January 2014

    It's rare that a transfer season at Arsenal that passes without a drawn-out saga ending in the inevitable departure of the team's biggest star...

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  25. Bold Predictions for Remainder of January Transfer Window in England

    It can sometimes seem like the January transfer window is designed more to provide fodder for the tabloids than squad solutions to teams, but world football's midseason shopping spree can occasionally secure pivotal signings...

    Shona Black Written by Shona Black about over 1 year ago 3,450 reads 2 comments