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Arsene Wenger says that he’s already working on transfer targets ahead of next season, but has denied that this gives any clue as to his future intentions. The Gunners have recently been linked with Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac, and it’s known that a midfield purchase is high on the agenda for this summer. At his […]

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Wenger reveals team news ahead of Crystal Palace clashArsene Wenger has provided the latest team news update ahead of tomorrow night’s Premier League encounter with Leicester City. The Gunners face the champions just three days after an energy sapping 2-1 extra-time win over Man City in the FA Cup, and there was no real clarity about who might be in or out for […]

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Petr Cech says that criticism of Arsenal’s players for lacking characters is incorrect, and that recent results don’t reflect the make-up of the squad. The Gunners have had a faltering few months in the Premier League, and face a very tricky run in to try and achieve a top four spot, but the former Czech […]

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Wenger: Giroud is a top-quality manSky Sports are reporting that Marseille are targetting a summer move for Olivier Giroud. They base this on ‘Sky sources’ – which could easily mean a random bloke on Twitter, some lad one of their journalists met in a toilet while buying crack, or a well-placed piece of info – and suggest that the Ligue […]

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Hector Bellerin says that he feels 100% over his ankle problems, and that he’s ready to play in the U21 European Championships this summer. The Spaniard has suffered a dip in form this season, partly due to ongoing ankle issues, and last week Arsene Wenger said he thought it would be better for him to […]

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Earlier this year, the Arsenal Supporter’s Trust carried out a survey of Arsenal fans (not just its members), on the issue of safe standing in football stadia. In conjunction with AISA, REDaction and the Black Scarf Movement, over 7,000 responses were collated, and the results show an overwhelming support for the idea of standing in […]

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Nacho Monreal says his equaliser yesterday against Man City is the first goal he’s scored with his right foot, and one of the most important in his career. The Spaniard is playing in a wing-back role because of the formation change, and took advantage of that by busting a gut to get on the end […]

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Aaron Ramsey says the mistake he made which led to Man City’s goal was ‘painful’ but that he tried his hardest to make up for it as the Gunners looked to hold Pep Guardiola’s side to just the one strike. The Welshman gave the ball away on the edge of the City box, but it […]

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BARCELONA: Lionel Messi produced another outrageous performance as Barcelona beat Real Madrid to move top of La Liga, scoring his 500th goal for the club in stoppage time to seal a 3-2 win.
- Messi required medical attention in Sunday's Clasico when a first-half clash with Marcelo left the Barcelona superstar bloodied.

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The FC panel credit Arsenal for a convincing win over Manchester City and raise questions over Pep Guardiola.
Just when you thought you'd figured somebody out, they go and do something unexpected.
Take Arsene Wenger. He's the guy we've been criticising for years for being too stubborn, too one-dimensional, too wedded to an idea of football that's now passe, too soft, too unwilling to win ugly. So what does he do? He plays a 3-4-2-1 in an FA Cup semifinal at Wembley featuring two holding midfielders and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Nacho Monreal out wide. And rather than trying to pass his way around Manchester...

The FC panel credit Arsenal for a convincing win over Manchester City and raise questions over Pep Guardiola.

After an unlikely 2-1 victory over Manchester City, Arsenal are set to take on Chelsea in the finals of the FA Cup. The competition marks Arsenal's last chance at any kind of success for this season, and perhaps the final chance for Arsene Wenger, whose future with the club after 21 years is firmly up in the air. It's indicative of the priorities of modern soccer that the latter years of Wenger's career are largely seen as underwhelming, despite the fact that a Cup victory would mark the team's third in four years. Wenger, who has often been derided for saying way back in 2012 that fourth place is like a trophy, looks set to test that theory this year. Without that fourth-place finish, would FA Cup hardware be enough to salvage the season?
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Exploding Heads takes you through the weekend that was in football, including El Clasico, the FA Cup and the Premier League.

The crew look back at Arsenal's win over Manchester City in the FA Cup.

The crew look back at Arsenal's win over Manchester City in the FA Cup.

The crew look back at Arsenal's win over Manchester City in the FA Cup.
The future of Arsenal's match-winner at Wembley, Alexis Sanchez, is a subject of regular discussion. Every goal is accompanied by speculation about the sums it will require for him to remain in north London.
However, the man of the match against Manchester City, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, is in an identical contractual situation. Like the Chilean, he has just over 12 months remaining on his deal, yet there have been no such stories about Arsenal making overtures to keep him. After another outstanding...

Pep Guardiola believes Arsenal relied on long balls and set pieces to knock them out of the FA Cup

Arsenal have enjoyed an upturn in form in recent weeks following a change in formation.

Arsenal have enjoyed an upturn in form in recent weeks following a change in formation.

Arsenal have enjoyed an upturn in form in recent weeks following a change in formation.

Arsenal have enjoyed an upturn in form in recent weeks following a change in formation.
The winners and losers in Arsenal's new formation Arsene Wenger's tactical switch has Arsenal back to winning ways.
Playing with three at the back has helped the Gunners beat both Middlesbrough and Manchester City over the last week, playing with a defensive solidity that has been missing for much of the season.
But while the collective seems to have gained, not every player will be so happy with the new tactics.
Here's a look at the winners and losers in the Arsenal squad when it comes to fitting...

The FC panel credit Arsenal for a convincing win over Manchester City and raise questions over Pep Guardiola.

Arsene Wenger was proud of how Arsenal stepped up to the occasion and silenced critics to reach the FA Cup final.

Janusz Michallik recaps an improbable victory for Arsenal over Manchester City in the FA Cup.

Alexis Sanchez provided the game-winning goal in extra time to see Arsenal past Man City and into the FA Cup final.
Arsene Wenger says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been "a revelation" in a wing-back position after his man-of-the-match performance in Sunday's FA Cup semifinal win against Manchester City.
Oxlade-Chamberlain has excelled in Arsenal's last two games after Wenger switched to a 3-4-3 formation, and was singled out for praise after the 2-1 extra-time victory over City at Wembley. He set up Nacho Monreal's equaliser with a perfect cross into the area and was at the heart of Arsenal's attacking play throughout...

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been "let down at times" by the club's players this season, says midfielder Aaron Ramsey.

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal answered their critics with a "strong and united" performance as they reach a third FA Cup final in four years.

BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Jermaine Jenas and Trevor Nelson in this week's Premier League predictions.

Alexis Sanchez's extra-time winner sees Arsenal beat Manchester City at Wembley to reach a third FA Cup final in four seasons.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes his British players "have to take charge" of the future of the club.

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Bournemouth confirm on-loan midfielder Jack Wilshere is out for the season with a fractured leg.

Arsenal keep alive their hopes of finishing in the top four of the Premier League with a narrow victory at second-bottom Middlesbrough.

Arsenal attacker Alexis Sanchez

The former defender has hailed the Arsenal man's versatility and urged his old club to make a move for him in the summer

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Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure

The midfielder simmered over perceived refereeing injustice at Wembley, and he wants a response against City's rivals

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech

Facing the Blues in the FA Cup final will be a special moment for the goalkeeper, but first Arsenal have ground to make up in the Premier League

The Spanish forward has struggled for game time this season and is currently on the sidelines with a thigh injury

Hector Bellerin, terzino dell'Arsenal

The Gunners manager is eager to see his full-back avoid U21 duty this summer, but the Spaniard says he will play if called upon by his country

The Welsh midfielder says that the Gunners now have seven crucial league matches to ensure Champions League qualification

Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette

The 25-year-old striker has hinted he could leave the club in the close-season, but the club will go all out in an attempt to keep him

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