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Mar 8th, 2013
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He’s been adamant that the will see out the remainder of his contract at Arsenal, but Arsene Wenger could yet be on his way out of the Emirates Stadium this summer. Reports in the French media claim the 63-year-old has been in regular contact with the Qatari-owners of Paris Saint-Germain about ...
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Feb 19th, 2013
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Champions League: Round of 16/Matchday 3 Bayern Munich’s Toni Kross raises his arms in celebration after scoring past Arsenal’s Wojciech Szczesny early in Tuesday’s Champions League Round of 16 match in north London.Eddie Keogh/Reuters Bayern Munich’s Toni Kross raises his arms in c...
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Aug 24th, 2012
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Arsene Wenger insists Theo Walcott won’t be the next star to quit Arsenal as the Gunners manager considers going back into the transfer market to find a “special” player to improve his squad. Walcott is out of contract at the end of the season and has so far been unable to agree a n...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 18th, 2012
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Arsenal started life without Robin van Persie with a 0-0 draw against Sunderland in their Premier League opener at Emirates Stadium. Arsene Wenger’s side’s best chance of the game fell to new boy Olivier Giroud who somehow fired an effort past the post with only Sunderland goalkeeper Simo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 18th, 2012
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Barcelona have confirmed they have agreed a €19million (£15m) fee with Arsenal for midfielder Alex Song. Song, 24, sat out the Gunners’ 0-0 draw with Sunderland in their Premier League opener earlier on Saturday and will now fly to Spain to undergo a medical on Monday. The Cameroonian midfielde...
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Aug 18th, 2012
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TEAM NEWS Arsenal will assess England forward Theo Walcott (thigh). Midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (ankle) and defender Laurent Koscielny (calf) will both miss out having withdrawn from the midweek internationals. Summer signing Santi Cazorla will be monitored after his trip to Puerto Rico with S...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 16th, 2012
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Barcelona are reportedly close to agreeing a £15million fee with Arsenal for Cameroonian midfielder Alex Song. Reports claim the Gunners are ready to saction the sale of their midfield enforcer after their valuation for the 24-year-old was met following talks with Barca officials on Wednesday. News o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 12th, 2012
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Robin van Persie is expected to feature for Arsenal against Cologne on Sunday as speculation grows that he will retain the captain’s armband. The 29-year-old forward’s departure from the Emirates Stadium appeared imminent when he refused to sign a new deal with the Gunners earlier this su...
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Aug 7th, 2012
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has described Santiago Cazorla as a “great signing” after the Spain midfielder completed his move from Malaga today. While Cazorla has moved for an undisclosed fee, the deal is thought to be worth £15million and the 27-year-old has signed a long-term contract with the Gu...
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Jul 2nd, 2012
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Juventus have had an £8m bid for Arsenal striker Robin Van Persie rejected, according to reports in Italy. The Dutchman has not yet put pen to paper on a new contract at the Emirates Stadium, with only one year left on his current deal. Manchester City are also thought to be preparing a big-money mov...