Saturday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip.
Arsenal won’t win anything with Mesut Ozil and his performance against Olympiacos was both ‘dishonest’ and a ‘disgrace’, says ex-Manchester United man Johnny Giles, the Metro reports.
The former Real Madrid midfielder has come in for criticism following the Gunners’ 3-2 defeat and former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp said the German international was ‘pathetic’ during the loss.
Arsene Wenger reacted furiously yesterday when his record at Arsenal was questioned, the Daily Star reports.
The Frenchman bristled as he was constantly reminded of keeper David Ospina’s clanger in Tuesday’s 3-2 Champions League defeat by Olympiakos.
Arsenal’s chances of signing Celta Vigo forward Nolito have been given a massive boost, according to the Daily Mirror.
The 28-year-old striker was also reportedly on Barcelona’s books, but they have pulled out of the race for his signature, it has been reported.
Petr Cech has called on Arsenal to show a more ugly streak to win matches, the Daily Express reports.
The Gunners are renewed for their beautiful football under Arsene Wenger but critics have called on them to do more of the uglier aspects of football to be successful.