Arsenal faced with decision on Sanchez’s future and more news from North London

Arsenal have received a new £20m offer for Alexis Sanchez from Manchester City, according to the latest report in the Guardian. The report also claims that Sanchez has already agreed to terms on a £250,000 a week deal, which will last until 2023. The Citizens have been interested in the Chilean since the summer, and it was widely expected that they would move for him again in January. It appears that has happened now, and the Gunners are faced with a decision over the future of their star player. The…

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Arsenal handed multiple injury boosts

Arsenal are in a nice run of form following their opening day defeat to Liverpool. The Gunners have remained unbeaten in all competitions following their 4-3 defeat to the Reds at Emirates Stadium, and on Saturday, registered their most impressive result of the season by defeating Chelsea 3-0. The North London club looked a far better side than their London neighbours in the derby, but their win was dampened by a knee injury to midfielder Francis Coquelin. The Frenchman suffered a knee injury in the first half of the game…

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Arsenal vs Barcelona – Match preview and team news

Arsenal have the most difficult assignment of all as they attempt to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in six years, as holders Barcelona visit the Emirates Stadium for the first leg of their last 16 tie. While there may be every reason to be a little daunted by the task ahead of them, the Gunners will be delighted to even be at this stage, having needed a terrific performance and a 3-0 victory away to Greek champions Olympiakos in order to make it through…

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Twitter trolls Arsenal defender over his gaffe in the game against Burnley

Arsenal left-back Kieran Gibbs was involved in a hilarious faux pas in the build-up to Burnley’s goal in the Gunners’ 2-1 FA Cup win over Clarets at Emirates Stadium today. The defender took out his teammate Francis Coquelin with a sliding tackle while trying to close down space in front of his goal. The Frenchman, who was making his comeback from a two-month spell on sidelines due to injury, went down in agony following the tackle. Luckily for Gibbs, Coquelin was able to shake off the tackle and continue the tackle.…

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Arsenal fans finally have something to cheer about [Tweets]

The earlier-than-expected return to fitness of midfielder Francis Coquelin has lifted the spirits of Arsenal fans. The Frenchman suffered a calf strain in November’s defeat against West Brom. In his absence, the Gunners have clearly struggled with their form. Pessimism and despair had crept into Arsenal’s camp following last week’s defeat to Chelsea, but the return of the midfielder has suddenly charged up the Gooners for the title challenge. Coquelin is back, Rosicky back. Welbeck, Wilshere and Cazorla almost back. Look, I told you we would be busy in January!…

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Arsenal gossip: Walcott praises legend as striker is wanted in Turkey

Thursday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip. Galatasaray are eyeing up a January transfer window move to sign out-of-favour Arsenal forward Joel Campbell to boost their attacking options. The Turkish champions are hoping to pounce for the Costa Rica international after struggling with a number of injuries to their strikers this season, according to the Metro. Hector Bellerin is enjoying the pressure of being the club’s first-choice right-back, the Daily Star reports. The 20-year-old, famed for being the fastest player in the Gunners’ squad, moved ahead of Mathieu Debuchy…

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Chelsea vs Arsenal – Premier League preview and team news

Lying just a place above the bottom three, defending champions Chelsea will hope to build on their midweek Champions League victory by getting the better of an Arsenal side who triumphed when the clubs met in the Community Shield in August. Although up against limited opposition in Maccabi Tel-Aviv, it was huge for the Blues to get back to winning ways in what has been a very poor start to the season, bouncing back well from a jaw-dropping penalty miss from Eden Hazard, who along with Cesc Fabregas is still…

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Leaked images of Arsenal squad in FIFA 16: Alexis, Cech and Rambo all look insanely lifelike

Waiting for the latest title in the FIFA game series to be released is often agonising, and being the tail end of August the wait is almost over. And one lucky chap has managed to plug that gap by the FIFA 16 beta, which some users have been fortunate enough to get access to. Twitter user @Blindihno has managed to leak the images of a section of the Arsenal squad ahead of the new release, and we must say, we’re impressed by their likeness. Petr Cech, Alexis Sanchez, Hector Bellerin…

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Arsene Wenger denies that Arsenal need new holding midfielder

Arsene Wenger has seemingly ruled out the possibility of Arsenal buying a new holding midfielder before the end of the transfer window by suggesting that he is happy with his current options, the Daily Express report. The man that appears to have become Wenger’s first choice in that role is Francis Coquelin, and he has formed a good partnership alongside Santi Cazorla, who seems to thrive on making his marauding runs from deep. But after the Frenchman, Wenger has just the injury-prone Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini – who has…

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FIFA 16: Arsenal stars in line for a ratings increase

The wait for a new FIFA title is always agonising. Those that were given moderate ratings at the release of FIFA 15, but performed well above their station over the course of the campaign, will be in line for a boost in the new incarnation. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip Arsenal’s best XI last season Eight huge transfers set to go ahead this summer including Arsenal target However, whether they get them or not remains to be seen. So, for the meantime, we’re predicting who’s going up in the…

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