Influential Arsenal midfielder ruled out for the season

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla will miss the remainder of this season following an ankle injury. Arsenal have missed the influential midfielder this season, and now, they have been dealt another blow as the Spaniard is set to miss the rest of the season. Cazorla had limped out during a 6-0 thrashing of Ludogorets Razgrad at the Emirates Stadium in October. The injury did not look as serious initially, and the Spanish maestro was expected to be back within a couple of weeks. Cazorla underwent a surgery in December and Wenger was…

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Arsenal to miss key players for UCL clash

Arsenal squad have travelled to Bulgaria without a number of key first-team players for the Tuesday night’s Champions League clash against Ludogorets. In his press conference on Monday, manager Arsene Wenger confirmed that the likes of Santi Cazorla, Hector Bellerin, Nacho Monreal and Theo Walcott haven’t travelled with the rest of the squad. He said: “Who did not travel is Monreal, Cazorla and Bellerin, Walcott – both are more or less injuries. Some of them being very close, like Walcott, Bellerin had a little incident in the last minute of…

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Arsenal to fight for Bundesliga defender, facing interest for star midfielder

Once again, Arsenal have come up short in their first title bid since the 2003/2004 season and have been linked with numerous transfer targets. The Gunners are said to be preparing a bid for Bayern Munich centre-back Mehdi Benatia during the upcoming summer transfer window. According to a report by The Daily Star, the Moroccan international is about to leave the Bundesliga giants as Borussia Dortmund’s star defender Mats Hummels recently stated he’s leaving the club to join Bayern. The 29-year-old is a long-term target of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, but…

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Mixed news on injury front for Arsenal

Arsenal ITK @AFCAMDEN has provided the latest news on the injury front for the club. The Twitter user is known for providing reliable inside information on club-related injury news in the past, and the latest updates make for mixed fortunes for the Gunners. He has revealed that midfielder Jack Wilshere is on his way to make his comeback after overcoming a minor comeback. The England international could feature in the league game against West Ham or Crystal Palace. However, Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla has received a setback in his recovery and…

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Arsenal star’s revelation could be an omen for big transfer

In a new episode of Rapid Fire, Arsenal’s Santi Cazorla and Nacho Monreal fired questions at each other about a number of issues: football, movies…and pets among other things. The two Spaniards struggled with some questions, as their English proved to be pedestrian in a funny way. The Youtube video starts with Cazorla preferring former Brazilian legend Ronaldo over Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, as the midfielder believes the former one was the best in the world. “I love this guy,” he said. Monreal picked Thierry Henry over Dennis Bergkamp,…

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Surprise name leads top 10 Premier League dribblers

Football fans love players who score goals, but don’t we all also adore to watch guys that show off their creative skills, providing us with the best dribbles? Off course! Therefore, let’s take a look at the Premier League players who have registered the most successful dribbles per game this season (only counting players who have appeared in at least 10 league matches), using WhoScored. 10. Eden Hazard (Chelsea)  He might not be the player he was last season for the Blues, but Hazard has not lost his dribbling touch.…

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Norwich vs Arsenal – Premier League preview and team news

Having slipped to fourth place after picking up just one point from the last six available, Arsenal will be looking to return to winning ways in the Premier League with a win away to Norwich City. The home side made life difficult for Chelsea last time out, hanging in there well until they switched off at a free-kick and allowed Diego Costa to take advantage and score the game’s only goal. It was disappointing for manager Alex Neil, who deserves credit for finding a way to make his team tougher…

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Arsenal gossip: Gunners on Benzema alert and Sanchez given fitness boost

Tuesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip. Arsenal have been put on red alert after long-term target Karim Benzema expressed his disappointment after being continually substituted at Real Madrid this season, saying that he is “fed up” with his situation, The Independent reports. Arsenal striker Alex Iwobi is keen to complete a temporary switch away from the club, according to the Metro. The 19-year-old is yet to play a competitive match for ArsenaI, although he has made the bench a couple of times. Theo Walcott is simply “unstoppable” and should…

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Arsenal gossip: Ozil’s agent hints at future exit, and Wenger set to continue goalkeeper rotation

Here is Friday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Mesut Ozil’s agent has hinted that the German would want to join Fenerbahce at the end of the season, but only if he decided to leave the Emirates, according to the Metro. Ozil is a fan of the Turkish side, but Erkut Sogul insisted that he is not thinking about leaving at the moment. “At the end of the day it is a huge club and I think Ozil would say yes to an offer if it came down to it but…

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Former Gunner slates Arsenal trio for performances in Champions League defeat

Former Arsenal striker Charlie Nicholas has criticised Santi Cazorla and Mikel Arteta for their performances in their Champions League group stage opener with Dinamo Zagreb, while also accusing Olivier Giroud of being childish in the defeat in Croatia, the Metro report. Zagreb took the lead in the 24th minute, and Nicholas believes that it was the tempo being set by the Spanish pair in the minutes leading up to the opener that caused the Gunners to go behind (via Metro). “After 20 minutes I thought it was going nice and…

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Arsenal news: Gunners motivated to win Champions League, but Wilshere out for three months

Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Arsene Wenger has insisted that the Gunners are more than motivated to try and win the Champions League, the Daily Mirror report. The side begin their competition tonight against Dinamo Zagreb, hoping that they can go further than the last 16 stage for the first time in six years. “This drive [to win the competition] is immense,” he said. “It has never been done at Arsenal and we were very, very, very, close,” he added. They will have to negotiate the group…

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Arsenal star insists he never wanted to leave club, despite speculation linking him with summer exit

Arsenal star Santi Cazorla has insisted that he never wished to leave the Emirates during the summer, despite speculation linking him with a move back to La Liga, according to the Metro. The 30-year-old has been an integral part of Arsene Wenger’s side since his arrival in 2012, but was nevertheless, linked with a return to Spain, with Atletico Madrid reportedly monitoring his situation (via Metro). However, Cazorla has quashed the suggestion that he ever wanted to quit the Gunners. “I never said I wanted to return to Spain,” he…

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Top 50 players on FIFA 16 REVEALED: Man United FLOP, Chelsea skipper and Arsenal DUO included between 50-41

Now the transfer window is shut, football fans will be waiting for the launch of the latest FIFA game where they will be able to try out their team’s newest signings alongside the club’s current stars. To whet your appetite for the game’s release, here are the players ranked between 50 and 41 on FIFA 16: 50. Angel Di Maria 85 Despite a difficult season at Manchester United, the Paris Saint-Germain winger is still considered to be one of the best players in the world in FIFA’s eyes. 49. Petr Cech…

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Arsenal gossip: Benzema deal still ON despite Wenger comments and Gotze deal a ‘possibility’

Friday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour roundup. Arsenal are still confident of signing Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema, 27, despite Gunners boss Arsene Wenger dismissing the move, the Daily Star reports. Wenger is known for keeping his cards close to his chest in regards to transfers, and could be playing coy ahead of one of the biggest transfer deals in their history. Mario Gotze’s agent has admitted he could leave Bayern Munich this summer if a good offer comes in, the Daily Express reports. Arsenal have been heavily linked with…

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Santi Cazorla explains why he’s optimistic about Arsenal future after agreeing new deal

Santi Cazorla has explained that he has signed a new contract with Arsenal because he believes they are the best club for him, and hopes to help them win trophies, the Daily Express report. The Express suggest that the 30-year-old was attracting interest from Atletico Madrid, but instead opted to remain at the Emirates, and signed a new deal that will keep him with the north London side until 2017. And he explained that, despite the interest from the La Liga side, there was not a decision to make (via…

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Arsenal star says Benzema would be a great addition but Arsene Wenger WON’T sign him

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has revealed that he doesn’t believe manager Arsene Wenger will sign Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema this summer, the Daily Express reports. The Gunners have been heavily linked with a £46m move for the France international since the beginning of the transfer window, despite Wenger shooting down talk of an imminent bid following the club’s Community Shield win over Chelsea at the weekend (via The Express). And now Cazorla has added further fuel to the fire that Arsenal won’t be welcoming the 27-year-old anytime soon, though…

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Arsenal gossip: Gunners make HUGE double signing and £35m striker offer ready

Friday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours. Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has signed a new four-year deal with the club worth £140,000 a week, The BBC reports. The 26-year-old has scored 50 league goals in 208 appearances since signing from Southampton in 2006 in a deal worth up to £12.5m. Midfielder Santi Cazorla has also extend his stay at the club, too, The Guardian reports. The 30-year-old had been linked with a return to Spain with Atletico Madrid this summer, but has now out those rumours to bed by committing…

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Arsenal confirm Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have signed new deals

Arsenal have been handed a huge boost going into the new season by announcing that both Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have signed new deals to extend their respective stays at The Emirates, the club’s official website reports. The Daily Mirror claims that Walcott, 26, has signed a new four-year extension worth a reported £140,000-per-week. Walcott is Arsenal’s longest serving player, having joined the club back in 2006, and he has now gone on to make over 300 appearances during that time, and the new deal will see him become…

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Arsenal gossip: MASSIVE swap deal ON and Schneiderlin chooses Gunners

Sunday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours. Arsenal are reportedly considering swapping Santi Cazorla to seal the transfer of Atletico Madrid’s Arda Turan, according to the Metro. The Spanish outfit are weighing up a move for former their player Cazorla in a deal which could include fellow midfielder Turan. Lukas Podolski has completed his move from Arsenal to Turkish champions Galatasaray, the Daily Express reports. Arsenal will receive an initial fee of £1.8million that could rise depending on Galatasaray’s success in the Champions League. Alexis Sánchez struck the decisive penalty…

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Atletico plan to use Arda Turan as bait for Arsenal star Santi Cazorla

Atletico Madrid are said to be considering using attacking midfield star Arda Turan as part of a deal to snap up Arsenal star Santi Cazorla, the Metro reports. SEE ALSO: (Video) Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez WON the Copa America with tense penalty finale Liverpool three in, three out: Striker trio targeted, while flops set for sale Arsenal transfer news Diego Simeone is a known admirer of the Spanish international, and had been hoping to strike up a deal to bring him back to La Liga, but The Telegraph are now reporting…

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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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Atletico Madrid target Arsenal star Santi Cazorla to take over from departing forward

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Spanish giants Atletico Madrid are set to step up their apparent interest in bringing Santi Cazorla to the club this summer as a replacement for the departing Arda Turan, but the Daily Mail claim that it will only take an astronomical offer to convoke Arsenal to sell. READ MORE: Arsenal Gossip Hector Bellerin praises Arsenal’s youth policy Arsenal planning clearout with SIX to be sold this summer Diego Simeone has been keen to bring the Spanish international to the club for each of the past two transfer windows, but has…

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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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Diego Simeone WANTS Arsenal man to replace departing Arda Turan

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has made Arsenal playmaker Santi Cazorla his number one target, as he tries to replace the departing Arda Turan. READ MORE: Arsenal News and Gossip Arda Turan scout report: How Atletico Madrid man would fit into Chelsea’s side Arturo Vidal’s agent denies he was in contact with Arsenal According to the Metro, Simeone has been a fan of the 30-year-old for a long time now, and may finally let his interest materialise into a bid, as Turan is in talks with other clubs. The Metro…

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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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