Arsenal defender seeks January exit
Dec31

Arsenal defender seeks January exit

Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy is eyeing a move away from the club in January. Due to injury and the emergence of Hector Bellerin, the 30-year-old has failed to establish himself at the Emirates since his move from Newcastle in the summer of 2014. And with a place in France’s squad for Euro 2016 at stake, the right-back knows he needs to be playing regular first-team football if he is to have a chance of making Didier...

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Top 5: Chelsea’s possible Costa replacements
Dec14

Top 5: Chelsea’s possible Costa replacements

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has come under fire after netting just four times in 19 matches this term. In recent weeks, the Spain international has found himself on the bench against Tottenham, where he appeared to throw his bib in the direction of Jose Mourinho, and Bournemouth, fuelling speculation that the Blues could be set to offload the former Atletico Madrid star in January. But if the champions were to sell their main...

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Champions League Awards: Week 6
Dec11

Champions League Awards: Week 6

Player of the Week: Olivier Giroud (Arsenal) Despite having a number of players missing because of injury, Arsenal managed to get a 3-0 win in Greece against Olympiacos on Wednesday night that took them through to the last-16 of the Champions League, and their hero was striker Olivier Giroud. The in-form Frenchman netted all three of his side’s goals – his first hat-trick for the Gunners – in a brilliant all-round...

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Champions League Round-Up: Arsenal and Chelsea both progress
Dec09

Champions League Round-Up: Arsenal and Chelsea both progress

Arsenal overcame all the odds to win 3-0 at Olympiacos and qualify for the last-16 of the Champions League. The Gunners, who lost three of their first five matches, had to win by two clear goals or score at least three whilst winning, and did exactly that to claim the runner-up spot in Group F. Olivier Giroud headed Arsene Wenger’s die in front in the first half, before doubling their lead just after the interval following some...

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Champions League Round-up: Arsenal and Chelsea both win to keep chances alive
Nov25

Champions League Round-up: Arsenal and Chelsea both win to keep chances alive

Arsenal’s hopes of qualifying from the Champions League group stages are still alive following a comfortable 3-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb at the Emirates. Mesut Ozil opened the scoring just before the half-hour mark with a diving header after a lovely passing move, and Alexis Sanchez doubled their lead just minutes later to give the hosts a two-goal lead at the break. The Chilean added a third in the second half, as the Gunners wrapped...

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Round-up: Champions League – Arsenal thrashed but Chelsea secure much-needed win
Nov05

Round-up: Champions League – Arsenal thrashed but Chelsea secure much-needed win

Arsenal suffered a club-record equalling defeat in Europe as they were thrashed 5-1 by Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena. Goals from Robert Lewandowski, David Alaba, Arjen Robben and a Thomas Muller brace has put the Gunners’ in a tough position to qualify. Arsene Wenger’s side, who had made it 4-1 with Olivier Giroud’s fifth goal in six games, are bottom of the group and six points behind second-placed Olympiacos,...

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