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Arsenal Sign Welbeck

On Twitter yesterday afternoon, I wondered who was available to solve the striker crisis at Arsenal. It turns out that the answer is the former Manchester United striker, Danny Welbeck. Opinion, perhaps predictably, seems to be split over whether this a good move for Arsenal, or not. The Manchester born…

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Wenger isn’t finished in transfer market yet

Ahead of the Emirates Cup this weekend Arsene Wenger spoke to Arsenal.com about his work in the transfer window so far and also gave an insight into what could possibly happen for the remaining part of the window: “I’m very happy because I did what I wanted, and I am still…

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Arsenal in deep talks over transfers

And the transfer window is officially open! (Even though it’s not) Because Ivan Gazidis has given the media and the AST his usual lovely selection of comments that appear around this time about the transfer window. Let’s see what he had to say: “Transfers are obviously important and we are deep in…

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Ashley Williams links intensify as Swansea captain rejects contract extension.

For the third summer in a row, press reports suggest that Arsenal will pursue prior interest in Swansea centre-half and club captain, Ashley Williams. So far so yawn…. But – there are two crucial differences this time. According to The Daily Mail, Williams has turned down a new contract, meaning that…

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Pires – Wenger should add to the squad when he can

As Arsenal fans still try and get their head around the fact that Arsene Wenger spent over £40m for one player, legend Robert Pires has urged the club to keep spending and bring in more players when the transfer window opens. Speaking to the press, Pires said “If you look…

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Reports: The last minute signings Arsenal tried to make…

As we are all basking in our record signing glow, reports are starting to emerge about the Transfer Deadline weekends bids that Arsenal were less successful with. Thanks the Newcastle and Liverpool complaining to the press in an attempt to flush out interest from PSG and Madrid, we all know…

Wenger: “We could have a surprise for you”

In the press conference following Arsenal’s victory over Spurs, Wenger was asked (unsuprisingly) about transfers, and with just over 24 hours to go until the end of the window, this is what Wenger had to say: “If we sign somebody I promise you that we will be very quick to…

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One Last Chance

One last chance Arsenal.  One last chance. It would seem, as we throw ourselves languidly into the final furlongs of the transfer window that Arsenal have one more roll of the dice.  Or at least one last chance to get all those cards to align just perfectly as we look…

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Nashy: Arsenal Make Us Happy, Again.

And yet again I rise out of a Hank Moody-esque writers block coma, the writer who never writes dampening his increasingly neglected squib as he tries to articulate the pains of what has been a very trying off season and beginning to the season now underway.  It’s been absolutely horrible…

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Transfers won’t change the Arsenal way

The start of a new year brings more than just hangovers and resolutions, it also brings our bi-annual dose of enhanced transfer speculation. It’s amazing how a club so notoriously frugal and reluctant to sign players still has fans convinced it will break the bank every transfer window. It’s hard…

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Arsenal Fans, If Not Wenger, Deserve Better In The Media

Taunts of “You only blog when you’re winning” would appear true on the surface of it, and for that I apologise wholeheartedly for being a glory hunting writer.  A writer that seems eternally grateful for the opportunity to bask in the glorious sunshine of victory, yet incapable of writing on a rainy,…

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Deadline-day damp squib: Is it chins up or bags out?

During moments of escalated distress in football, writers often find it helpful to take some distance from the kvetch-fest and start on their scrolls after some time has passed. Stretching both the words ‘football’ and ‘writer’ to their very limits, I’m writing this the morning after a twitter-fuelled air raid…

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Arsenal Gossip Roundup Monday 23 July

Well, it’s been another few days of more of the same. Van Persie still wants to go, Arsenal still want him to stay and the fans are tearing their hair out just wanting a resolution one way or the other.  The gossip mill has been working overtime as it tends…

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A whole lot of nothing

As we reach midpoint in a week without Arsenal there is, unsurprisingly, little of interest worth talking about. Hopefully this means that all our lot are tucked away on the training pitch training their little arses off. The main point of note that I can find this morning is a…

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Ninety Minutes With Man United Larvae + We’ve Apparently Bought Some Players

“Is he the one?” Person A asked. “Yes, look at him walking as if someone just humped him dry. Of course he’s the one,” Person B replied. Person A sidled up to me as I was trudging along, freshly dry-humped, and asked, “Are you th-“ “Yes, yes, I am the…

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Deadline Day, Done Deals, and Denilson

No time to dwell on yesterdays match, we have another one tomorrow (nice scheduling FA, thanks) and the prospect for people without tickets in the UK of watching the next three Arsenal matches on an illegal stream as none of them are on the TV. I guess it’s not like…

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It’s snow fun believing you can’t win

Snow is very pretty, but it doesn’t have f**k things up in the UK. No football at the weekend, well, none that really interested Arsenal fans unless you felt like reminding yourself how good Barcelona are, and we now have another week to go before we can watch Arsenal take…