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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 […]


Nelson: I want to be an Arsenal legend

Reiss Nelson says he was lacking confidence when he made his first appearances for the Arsenal first team last season, but he’s hoping his loan spell in Germany will rectify that. The England under-21 international has taken the Bundesliga by storm since joining Hoffenheim on loan in August, scoring six goals and grabbing an assist […]


Nelson lands Bundesliga award

Reiss Nelson has been rewarded for his fine form in the Bundesliga with the Rookie of the Month award for October. The England under-21 international netted three times and grabbed an assist in three appearances for Hoffenheim during the month and has since added two more goals to take his total tally for the season […]


Arsenal provide further update on Welbeck injury

Arsenal have given an update on the injury sustained by Danny Welbeck against Sporting last week, revealing the player has had a second surgery on his broken ankle. An update from the medical team reads: Further to sustaining an injury last Thursday against Sporting CP, Danny has undergone a second planned operation on his right […]


Arsenal 1-1 Wolves: By the numbers

Arsenal’s unbeaten streak continues with a fortunate draw against Wolves. The trend of Arsenal not playing well and still coming away with points also fortunately continues. With the inter-lull Unai Emery has an extra week to figure out how to get Arsenal back to winning ways and to improve the performances from the gunners. Arsenal […]


Lacazette gets France recall

Alex Lacazette has been rewarded for his Arsenal form with a late recall to the France national team. The Gunner, who was a surprise omission from Didier Deschamps’ World Cup squad, started the season on the bench at the Emirates but has worked hard to persuade Unai Emery he’s the man to lead the attack. […]