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Arsenal v Leicester team news

Every Arsenal player who went on international duty returned without any injury problems, apart from centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulous according to Unai Emery in his full pre-match Press conference on Thursday. He has some bruising on his ankle and is being assessed ahead of Monday night’s fixture but it will be difficult for him to play. Mesut Özil has recovered from a back spasm while Danny Welbeck is now back in training following a hamstring injury. That means Emery would be free to use the same starting XI from the 5-1 win over Fulham, although Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is almost certain to return to the […]

Arsenal confirm Mislintat exit

Arsenal have confirmed Sven Mislintat will leave the club on 8 February after 14 months as the club’s head of recruitment. By the time he leaves, the German will have been at the heart of our player acquisition policy across three windows. In that time, we’ve snapped up three players, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Sokratis, […]

Emery: We’ll need Ozil’s quality

Unai Emery says Mesut Ozil is ready for action and that Arsenal will lean on his quality in coming matches. Despite being recalled to the matchday squad for Saturday’s clash with Chelsea the German was again left to watch from the bench as the Gunners ran out 2-0 winners. While rumours about a possible Emirates […]

Aubameyang: I love Lacazette!

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has praised Alexandre Lacazette after his goal in the 2-0 win over Chelsea, and says he’s keen for their on-pitch partnership to continue. The two strikers have hit it off on a personal level since his arrival from Borussia Dortmund this time last year, and on the pitch they’ve shared 26 goals and […]

Arsenal 2-0 Chelsea: By the numbers

I was pretty down on Arsenal after the West Ham match, that made my confidence going into this match against Chelsea pretty low. Before kickoff I was really hoping to avoid an embarrassment and a repeat of the Liverpool beat down. I was pleasantly surprised with this result and the performance the team put in. […]