Five reasons why Arsenal will win the 2015/16 Premier League: How Wenger can turn Gunners into title contenders

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Arsenal are always mentioned as contenders for the Premier League title before the season starts, but for one reason or another always seem to fall at a crucial stage at some point during the campaign proper. However, though they have hardly been big movers or shakers in the transfer market just yet, there is a feeling running through the club that suggests they are more up for the challenge this time around, and will make a concerted effort to surpass themselves. Below, we’ve picked out five reasons as to why…

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Arsenal gossip: Szczesny tipped to leave but Barca starlet is coming in

Wednesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip. Roma are in talks with Arsenal’s Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, 25, over a one-year loan move, with a view to a permanent deal, according to talkSPORT. David Ospina had been tipped to make way following the arrival of Petr Cech, but it now seems that the Polish international will move on instead. The Gunners look like missing out on forward Julian Draxler, 21, after Juventus made a bid of around £17.5m to Schalke for the German, according to Goal.com. Juve sporting director Fabio…

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Arsenal news: Benzema bid likely to be accepted, but goalkeeper heading for exit

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: The Gunners’ £31.3m bid for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is likely to be accepted, according to the Metro. Los Blancos had been expected to turn the offer down, but have decided that that money may help them buy Marco Reus. One of Benzema’s former teammates will not be moving to north London however, as the Daily Star report that Gonzalo Higuain is no longer on Arsene Wenger’s radar. The Frenchman is not willing to trigger the £69.5m release clause in his…

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Top 10 most expensive golden oldies as Bastian Schweinsteiger and Petr Cech complete lucrative summer moves

Bastian Schweinsteiger has moved into the top ten for most expensive players over the age of 30, after he completed his move from Bayern Munich to Manchester United. READ MORE: Manchester United News and Gossip Man United’s FRIGHTENING potential XI for 2015/16: New boys to make Red Devils title contenders Seven Premier League stars to bounce back in 2015/16 Arsenal and Man Utd stars to step up The Daily Mail previously compiled the full list of football’s most expensive golden oldies, however we’ve now updated it to include the German stalwart:…

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(Video) Arsenal new boy Petr Cech makes EPIC double save in Singapore training session

Arsenal fans got a chance to see their stars for the first time in the pre-season in an open training session in Singapore. The club are currently undergoing a tour of the far east as they prepare for the new campaign, and the Gunners faithful will be pleased to see that new signing Petr Cech is already bringing that title winning form to the club by pulling off a fine double save. Saving first with his hands and then with his feet, Cech pulled off a superb double stop, much…

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Arsenal gossip: Benzema bid planned, but key man to MISS start of the season

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip Arsenal midfielder out for FIVE WEEKS with knee injury Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists Mesut Ozil is going nowhere this summmer The Gunners are preparing to make a stunning £35m bid for Real Madrid Karim Benzema, according to the Daily Express. The Frenchman may be forced to consider his future at the Bernabeu, with new manager Rafael Benitez set to play Cristiano Ronaldo in the central striker role. However, a bid may not be on the…

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Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech reveals why he made ODD number choice

Although there is little question that Petr Cech should be Arsene Wenger’s first choice goalkeeper next season, there have been several questions regarding the reasons for deciding on which shirt number he will wear for his first year at the Emirates. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip Former Arsenal man convinces Pedro to SNUB Gunners and JOIN Chelsea Arsenal to beat Premier League rivals to signature of Ligue 1 star The Daily Star report that the former Chelsea stopper will wear the no.33 for the north London side, following his…

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Arsenal news and rumours: Lacazette deal moves closer, but ex-player scuppers Barcelona man’s switch

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Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: READ MORE: Arsenal News and Goals Former Arsenal man convinces Pedro to SNUB Gunners and JOIN Chelsea Arsenal to beat Premier League rivals to signature of Ligue 1 star The Gunners are reportedly leading the chase to sign Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette, who is also attracting the interest of Manchester United and Liverpool, the Metro report. The 24-year-old could be available for around £28m. However, the north London side face a challenge to persuade another target, Barcelona’s Pedro, to the Emirates this…

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Arsenal gossip: Gunners given FREE RUN at £20m midfielder and Wenger explains Poldi exit

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Saturday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours. Arsenal have been given a boost in their pursuit of Southampton star Morgan Schneiderlin after Manchester United may now end their interest in 25-year-old, according to the Daily Express. The Manchester club had seen a £20m bid for the Frenchman rejected, and are now set to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says he is going to hell and back in preparation for the new campaign, the Daily Star reports. The Gunners star is back training again, working hard to achieve…

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Aaron Ramsey: Petr Cech will make Arsenal title contenders

Petr Cech finally joined up with his new Arsenal teammates last week, and now midfielder Aaron Ramsey believes that he will have a more than positive impact on the squad, according to the Daily Mirror. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip Arsenal make enquiry for Roma defender Arsenal forward sufers setback in recovery from knee injury The 33-year-old was put through his paces in his first training session after returning from a family holiday in Italy. And Ramsey believes that Cech’s ability and experience will go a long way into…

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(Images) Arsenal new boy Petr Cech gets off to a FLYING start in first training session

It took long enough for him to arrive at the club, but new Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech wasted no time in getting his head gear dirty in his first training session. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip Arsenal make enquiry for Roma defender Arsenal forward sufers setback in recovery from knee injury Cech joined his teammates a few days after the rest of his teammates thanks to his involvement with the Czech Republic’s quest for qualification for Euro 2016. However, he is present and ready now, and is already throwing…

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Arsenal gossip: Cech debut SET and £43m Higuain bid made

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Thursday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour roundup. New Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech, 33, is set to make first appearance for the Gunners in Singapore after Arsene Wenger named an almost full-strength squad for the Barclays Asia Trophy next week, The Guardian reports. Youngsters Daniel Crowley and Chris Willock have also been included in the travelling party. Arsenal’s signing of Cech could help the Gunners contend for the title, believes his former Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard. Speaking to The Sun, Lampard has backed his former teammate to shine at the…

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“Get over it” – Arsenal legend Jens Lehmann has a message for Gunners goalkeeper

Arsenal legend Jens Lehman has warned Petr Cech that in order for him to succeed at the Emirates Stadium, he must remove all the emotional ties connected to Chelsea, The Sun reports. Cech completed his long-awaited move to north London last week, in arguably the biggest deal in the summer so far. The 33-year-old is essentially Arsenal’s replacement for Lehmann, such has been their desperate need for a top goalkeeper. Still in his prime, Cech is expected to become an instant hit under the guidance of Arsene Wenger, but Lehmann has…

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Arsenal gossip: Gunners open talks with Barca striker but Atletico make return for Cazorla

Saturday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours. Arsenal are exploring the possibility of signing Barcelona striker Pedro Rodriguez The Telegraph reports. The north London club have made initial contact with the player’s representatives as they evaluate the chances of a deal being struck this summer. Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla, 30, has been targeted by Atletico Madrid as Turan’s replacement but the Gunners will not sell the Spaniard unless they get an big offer, the Daily Mail reports. With Arda Turan set to make a €35m move to Barcelona this summer…

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Arsenal gossip: SIX stars to be shipped out and Cech admits move angered Jose

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Friday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip. Arsene Wenger will flog six players this summer as part of a summer clearout at the Emirates, the Daily Mirror reports. David Ospina, Lukas Podolski, Joel Campbell, Yaya Sanogo, Mathieu Flamini and Carl Jenkinson are all names on the chopping block. Real Sociedad are preparing an offer for 23-year-old Arsenal forward Joel Campbell, according to The Times. Campbell spent the second half of the season on loan with Spanish giants Villarreal last term having failed to make an impact on the Arsenal first…

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Arsenal news and rumours: Deal close for Portugal star, while Vidal bid reportedly to be made

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: READ MORE: Arsenal Gossip Diego Simeone WANTS Arsenal man to replace departing Arda Turan Arturo Vidal’s agent denies he was in contact with Arsenal Player of the tournament at the recent under-21 European Championships William Carvalho is closing in on a move to Arsenal, according to the Daily Express. The move could cost the Gunners around £20m. Meanwhile, the ongoing transfer saga regarding Arturo Vidal has taken another twist, after the Metro reported that Arsenal were ready to make a £21.2m bid.…

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger accused of LYING over pursuit of Petr Cech

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been accused of lying to Wojciech Szczesny about his interest in Chelsea’s Petr Cech, according to Polish goalkeeping legend Jan Tomaszewski. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip Arsenal ready to sign ‘best young player in Africa’ Arsenal offered Lyon star forward but must pay £21m The veteran shot stopper finally completed his move to the Emirates on Monday afternoon, and is widely believed to be ready to bump off David Ospina as the club’s first choice between the sticks for the 2015/16 season. And though…

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Arsenal gossip: £19m Carvalho deal close and African starlet targeted

Wednesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip. Reports in the Metro claim that Arsenal will likely seal the £19.8m deal to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho in the next few days. The news comes after Arsene Wenger apparently ditched him interest in signing Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal and losing out to Manchester United for Morgan Schneiderlin. Abou Diaby heads up a list of five Arsenal players that have been officially released today, the Daily Express reports. The injury hit midfielder is joined by youngsters Jack Jebb, Austin Lipman,…

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(Video) Behind the scenes of Petr Cech’s first day as an Arsenal player

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Now that the saga to take Petr Cech from Chelsea to Arsenal has been wrapped up, the Gunners are giving their fans an insight into is first day at the club. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip Arsenal ready to sign ‘best young player in Africa’ Arsenal offered Lyon star forward but must pay £21m Taking to their official YouTube channel, we can see the 33-year-old landing in a private plane and heading to sign his contract, put his new shirt on and partake in his first interview with the…

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Top ten football traitors as Petr Cech leaves Chelsea for London rivals

Despite being considered a legend at Stamford Bridge for more than a decade, Petr Cech has had to ask Chelsea fans to understand his decision to move across London to join Arsenal (via Daily Mirror). READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip Former Arsenal flop DEMANDS helicopter and private beach in failed transfer (Video) Petr Cech holds first Arsenal interview since move The 33-year-old has been between the sticks for many of the greatest occasions in the club’s history, nevertheless he may be expecting boos when his old side and his current…

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Chelsea gossip: £35.5m Pogba bid planned and new stadium plans unveiled

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Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Chelsea make Juventus MASSIVE offer for star player Chelsea step up £6m pursuit of Petr Cech replacement Chelsea are plotting to make a £35.5m offer for Juventus star Paul Pogba, which would also see Oscar head to Juventus Stadium, the Metro report. Manchester City are reportedly favourites for the Frenchman’s signature. Meanwhile, the Blues have had a £6m bid for Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic rejected, according to the Daily Star. The Potters are willing to…

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Arsenal gossip: Gunners DROP interest in Vidal, but Napoli star ‘days away’ from joining

Tuesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip. Arsenal have ended their interest in Juventus’ 28-year-old Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal, according to The Telegraph. Arsene Wenger has apparently been weighing up whether he needs to spend the money on the Chilean international as he already has a number of options in the middle. However, Gunners manager Arsene Wenger prefers Sporting Lisbon’s Portugal midfielder William Carvalho, 23, the London Evening Standard reports. Carvalho has been a target for Arsenal since last year, and has been impressing for the Portugal under-21s this…

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(Video) Petr Cech holds first Arsenal interview since £11m move from Chelsea

Following his £11m move from Chelsea on Monday, new Arsenal stopper Petr Cech has already sat down with the club’s in house media team to outline his ambitions for this new chapter in his career. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip DONE DEAL: Petr Cech SIGNS for Arsenal Arsenal offered Lyon star forward but must pay £21m Having been comfortably installed as Chelsea’s number one for the past decade, he admitted that he had to ask himself some serious questions in the past few months, having lost his place in…

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Five best Arsenal signings under Arsene Wenger as Petr Cech completes Emirates switch

Petr Cech‘s long-awaited move to Arsenal has been completed today (via BBC Sport), and Gunners fans will be hoping that his arrival coincides with a new era of success, as while they have won the last two FA Cups, the big prize of the Premier League title continues to elude them after 11 years. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip DONE DEAL: Petr Cech SIGNS for Arsenal Arsenal offered Lyon star forward but must pay £21m In honour of the success that Arsenal fans will be hoping the 33-year-old can…

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DONE DEAL: Petr Cech SIGNS for Arsenal

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Arsenal have announced today that they have completed the signing of Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech. READ MORE: Arsenal News Arsenal want Portugal star Arsenal potential XI for next season, including Petr Cech The 33-year-old’s arrival at the Emirates for an undisclosed fee was confirmed on the club’s official website, although the Guardian have previously suggested the deal will cost around the £11m mark. The Czech Republic international revealed that it was Arsene Wenger that helped make his mind up that moving across London was the right move for him. “When Arsene Wenger spoke…

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