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Flamini – “I’m back home”

Mathieu Flamini told Arsenal.com he felt as if he was back at home after signing for Arsenal last week: “I really have the sensation of being back home, playing against Tottenham in a big derby, it was a great emotion, a great feeling.” The 29 year old versatile midfielder had a baptism of fire of the highest order, with Wilshere ...

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The future is bright for Arsenal

Astonishingly, and to the surprise of not just Arsenal fans, but most of the footballing world, Mesut Özil is now a Gunner. The surprise comes from the inexplicable decision by Real Madrid to sell one of their star players, not that us Arsenal fans will worry too much about that. It is a joyous time to be an Gooner, much ...

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Sagna, Mertesacker & Rosicky set for new deals

Arsenal have turned their attentions to tying down three senior players to new contracts at the club following the close of the transfer window. The Daily Mail and Mirror report Bacary Sagna, Per Mertesacker and Tomas Rosicky will be offered new deals this month. Sagna (30) and Rosicky (32) contracts expire at the end of this season and the pair ...

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Some brilliant Mesut Özil stats

Shockwaves have hit the Real Madrid fans, and fans of football in general over the last few days, as Mesut Özil really did join Arsenal – most can’t believe Madrid even considered a sale. BBC Sport reported on Wednesday Germany National Coach Joachim Low described Real Madrid’s decision to sell the midfielder as “incomprehensible”. It’s baffling, and Arsene and many Arsenal fans will be ...

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Bendtner included in Champions League squad, here’s the full squad:

Arsenal today submitted their final UEFA Champions League list of players which makes them eligible to play in the competition. Some players can be included on a ‘B’ list after this – which includes many youth players. However below is how UEFA have listed Arsenal’s Champions League squad. Full Squad: Goalkeepers: Wojiech Szczesny, Emiliano Viviano, Lukas Fabianski Defenders: Bacary Sagna, ...

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Summer Transfer Window Review 2013

It’s the morning after the night before. Yes Arsenal really did sign Mesut Özil yesterday. The 24 year-old World Class German will link up with the rest of the squad after international duty. But did that marquee signing mask what was otherwise a poor window? We signed (other than Özil) we signed Yaya Sanogo, Mathieu Flamini and loaned Emiliano Viviano. ...

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Arsenal sign Mesut Özil for club record £42million fee

Arsenal have completed the signing of Mesut Özil for a club-record £42.5million fee, the second highest figure in the history of the Premier League, second to the £50million transfer of Fernando Torres from Liverpool to Chelsea. The player has signed a long-term contract and will join up with his teammates after the International break. 24 year-old attacking midfielder Mesut Özil has ...

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Arsenal sign Emiliano Viviano on loan

Arsenal have signed Emiliano Viviano on a 1 year loan deal from Italian club Palermo. The goalkeeper has signed a 1-year loan deal with a £5million option to buy at the end of the season. Arsenal will pay Viviano’s £20,000 per-week wages whilst he spends the year at Arsenal. Viviano is likely to compete with Szczesny for the number one ...

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