Monthly archives: October 2017

Wenger pleased for potential centre-back Debuchy

Arsene Wenger says he’s pleased to see Mathieu Debuchy back in action, and suggested the Frenchman might have a future in as a centre-half. The 32 signed from Newcastle as a right-back, but injuries saw him lose his place to Hector Bellerin, and subsequent fitness issues have meant he’s spent most of his career at […]

Alexis: Kolasinac finds me when it matters

Alexis Sanchez says he’s been particularly impressed by Sead Kolasinac’s strength and intelligence on the ball following the Bosnian’s eye-catching start to life in the Premier League. The left-back has proved a real attacking threat for the Gunners since his summer move from Schalke, helping himself to three goals and three assists, including one of […]

Boss has no worries over Sanchez facing Man City

As Arsenal look ahead to playing Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday, doubts have been expressed over Alexis Sanchez from certain quarters. The question of whether he’d be fully motivated against a team he almost joined in the summer has been raised, and similarities drawn to the situation involving Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain before he […]

Xhaka: This team does have character

Granit Xhaka says Saturday’s 2-1 win over Swansea is further evidence that the team has the kind of character others have accused them of lacking. The Gunners were questioned after the 2-1 defeat to Watford at Vicarage Road, but have won four in a row since then, and the Swiss midfielder believes coming from behind […]

Wenger: There are more goals in Ramsey

Arsene Wenger says Aaron Ramsey looks more composed in front of goal this season after the Welsh midfielder netted his third in the Premier League to bring up his half-century in Arsenal colours. The 26-year-old converted Sead Kolasinac’s cut-back to seal a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Swansea; a strike that earned him warm words from […]