Arsenal legend wants Theo Walcott to start ahead of Olivier Giroud for Chelsea clash

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown has urged Arsene Wenger to start with Theo Walcott spearheading the attack against Chelsea instead of Olivier Giroud, according to the Metro. Keown suggested that the system currently being employed by Wenger means that it makes more sense to use the England man. “Arsenal are at their best when they pass it through the compartments. When they get Ozil and Sanchez in a central position they are able to play good quality balls on the deck for Theo’s pace,” he said. The tough-tackling centre-back believes that the…

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Arsenal news: Gunners turn down chance to make Cavani move, and Supporters’ Trust calls for Inquiry

Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: The Gunners made a late call to Paris Saint-Germain about striker Edinson Cavani, but turned down the chance to sign him, according to the Daily Mirror. They were unhappy to pay £50m for a 28-year-old, and felt that they would not make enough of that price back when they go on to sell him. Arsene Wenger’s side also failed in their attempts to bring Juventus striker Simone Zaza to the Emirates, according to the Daily Express. The Old Lady told the club…

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Arsenal gossip: Bid rejected for Serie A striker, and Cavani remains on radar

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Inter Milan have rejected a bid from the Gunners for their star striker Mauro Icardi, according to the Daily Star. The Argentina international signed a new four-year deal at San Siro earlier in the summer, making a deal seem unlikely. Despite the interest in Icardi, the north London outfit are also keeping an eye on the situation regarding Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, according to the Daily Star. The Uruguayan is reportedly less than happy at Parc des Princes, meaning that time…

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