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Match Report: Arsenal 0-1 Olympiacos (3-2 agg): Beaten Gunners scrape into Europa League quarters

Arsenal survived a second-half scare to book their place in the Europa League quarter-finals despite a 1-0 defeat to Olympiacos.  With a 3-1 cushion from the first leg, Arsenal managed to exorcise the demons from their round-of-32 defeat to the same opponents a little over a year ago, but it was tighter than they would have …

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Arsenal v Olympiakos Confirmed Line-ups

Arsenal’s 3-1 victory last week means this tie should be dead and buried, but Mikel Arteta can’t take any chances and there will be some nerves if Olympiacos can get the first goal. Winning the Europa League is still Arsenal’s only realistic hope of Champions League football next year, so it leaves Mikel Arteta with …

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Dennis Bergkamp and one of the most famous hat-tricks in Premier League history

Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho netted the Premier League’s 345th hat-trick on Sunday against Sheffield United, yet amid all those brilliant trebles, one simply stands above the rest for pure footballing brilliance – the legendary Dennis Bergkamp’s against the Foxes in 1997. Plucked from Inter Milan, following a difficult two-year spell in the San Siro, by …

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Gabriel Martinelli taking on extra sessions to adapt to centre-forward role

Gabriel Martinelli is reportedly taking on non-compulsory individual sessions to develop his shooting for the centre-forward position. Football.London report that Gabriel Martinelli has been taking on extra individual sessions to work on his shooting recently. Mikel Arteta holds the view that the youngster has the potential to play as a centre-forward in the long-term, so this …

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“What a player”: Tierney raves about ‘humble’ Smith Rowe

Kieran Tierney thinks Emile Smith Rowe is an ‘amazing’ teammate to link up with, as well as being a humble guy away from the pitch. One of the key elements of Arsenal’s win over Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend was the link-up play between Kieran Tierney and Emile Smith Rowe. The duo completely dominated Matt …

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Kieran Tierney, not only a talented footballer, but a passionate natural leader and our feature Arsenal Captain

Kieran Tierney’s has attitude, desire and the credentials to captain Arsenal in the future. The Scotland international, who joined the Gunners in the summer of 2019 from Celtic, has been one of Mikel Arteta’s side’s most consistent performers this season. Tierney has also registered two goals across all competitions this season, including a vital left-footed …

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These two Arsenal playmakers continue to shine to give Arteta hope for the future

Traditionally Arsenal have thrived when fielding multiple creative midfielders on the pitch. Under Arsene Wenger, it was commonplace to see Mesut Ozil, Santi Cazorla and Aaron Ramsay on the pitch simultaneously, so they could utilise their quick, incisive passing to cut through the opposition defence. After the departures of Wenger, Ramsey and Cazorla, the creative …

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Arsenal in line for major coup this summer as star instructs agent to open negotiations

Real Madrid find themselves at an interesting crossroads this summer, yet there’s no sign of Zinedine Zidane moving on. He’s always relied on the same core of veteran players despite Real’s efforts to sign up the best talents in world football over the past few years, and you have to expect he’ll try to squeeze …

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Arsene Wenger: World Cup every 2 years, reduce domestic leagues to 18, find meaning

Arsene Wenger has admitted he dreams of a World Cup every two years, a more sensible approach to qualifiers and getting rid of meaningless international competitions. In his role as FIFA’s Chief of Global Football Development, Arsene Wenger wants to see a complete overhaul of how internationals are organised, with qualifiers for the World Cup also batched …

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