Monthly archives: October 2016

Four missing as Wenger reveals team news for Ludogorets

Four missing as Wenger reveals team news for LudogoretsArsene Wenger has provided the latest team news update ahead of tomorrow’s Champions League clash with Ludogorets. Speaking at his press conference on arrival in Sofia, the Arsenal manager revealed that Hector Bellerin, Theo Walcott, Nacho Monreal and Santi Cazorla have not made the trip to Bulgaria. Carl Jenkinson and Kieran Gibbs look set to […]

Giroud gets Coq seal of approval

giroud-elneny-coquelin-sunderland-2016Francis Coquelin has hailed Olivier Giroud’s mental strength after his compatriot made a triumphant return to first team action by scoring twice with his first two touches against Sunderland. The France striker has endured a stop-start season since his late return to London following EURO 2016 with the form of his teammates, suspension and a toe injury contributing […]

Wenger: Ramsey can push team forward

Wenger: Ramsey can push team forwardAaron Ramsey made just his second appearance of the season during the 4-1 win over Sunderland on Saturday. The Welsh international had been sidelined with a hamstring strain picked up on the opening day against Liverpool, and he marked his return with an assist for Alexis Sanchez. Even with huge competition for places in the […]

Gibbs: There’s depth and quality everywhere

gibbs-sunderland-2016Kieran Gibbs says every Arsenal player is ready to step up when called upon and believes the club’s strength in depth will be important as the season develops. Gibbs, featuring in place of the injured Nacho Monreal, put in an eye-catching performance during the Gunners 4-1 win over Sunderland assisting Olivier Giroud’s first goal and hitting […]