Saturday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours.
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger believes Wilshere’s playing style is the reason behind his catalogue of injuries.
Arsene Wenger claims he felt more pressure to steer Arsenal into the top four than deliver on the tag of title contenders, the Daily Star reports.
The Gunners are rated as genuine challengers to Chelsea’s crown after spending the last decade as also-rans.
Wenger has also refused to rule out an “exceptional” signing this month, the Daily Express reports.
The Arsenal boss is eyeing a Premier League title challenge after finishing third last season and winning back-to-back FA Cups.
Arsenal shareholder and celebrity fan Piers Morgan says the club are in advanced talks to sign Karim Benzema from Real Madrid, the Metro reports.
Benzema has been strongly linked with a move to the Gunners in recent days with Arsene Wenger scouring the transfer market for a top striker.