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Mathieu Flamini ruled out for two weeks

Since re-signing this summer on a free-transfer from AC Milan, Flamini has been crucial to Arsenal’s strong start to the season – so much so, that the team have not yet lost a game with the Frenchman in the side. After missing last Tuesday’s game against Borussia Dortmund through concussion, his return on Saturday lasted just 7 minutes, before he ...

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Player Ratings: Arsenal 1-2 Borussia Dortmund

Olivier Giroud’s goal for Arsenal was not enough to give Arsenal any points, following a late goal from Robert Lewandowski. The Gunners now sit joint top with Napoli and Dortmund on 6 points. Marseille are yet to get a point. Next up for the Gunners, away to Borrusia Dortmund! Woijech Szczesny – 5 Barely tested, and conceded both goals without diving ...

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Are Arsenal Playing Total Football?

After a below par performance at West Brom, that secured a vital point, Saturday’s game against Norwich was an opportunity for the Gunners to demonstrate their title credentials. Had the team drawn or lost their and their early season form put down to a freak blip of good fortune. But, the way they confidently dispatched Norwich, playing some of the ...

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Arsenal Academy Analysis

The following article is based on a study done by the ECA (European Club Association) in 2012. The study and its findings can be found in a report called “Report on Youth Academies in Europe”. In recent years, we have seen a greater reliance on academies across Europe. Due to numerous home-grown quotas coming into place within European and domestic ...

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Arsenal’s formation conundrum

The draw against West Brom was not a bad result, far from it. However with the current position that Arsenal find themselves in they were heavily favoured before a ball had even been kicked. Many Arsenal fans saw this as a chance to acquire some breathing space between themselves and Liverpool at the top of the table. However, the Arsenal ...

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Five strikers Arsenal should consider in January

It was a long, frustrating transfer window for Arsenal fans which was salvaged with the last minute purchase of German international playmaker Mesut Ozil. Although the £42.5million signing eased the tension at the Emirates, the alarming lack of depth especially upfront could be a cause of concern to the current league leaders. As usual, the casualties have been piling up ...

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Arsenal in talks with Juventus forward

Arsenal are in talks with Juventus over a January loan deal for striker Fernando Llorente, who has lost his place in the Spain squad. With the World Cup coming up in the summer, it’s essential for Llorente to get back into the squad, and with first team chances hard to come by in Turin, Arsenal are looking to capitalise on ...

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