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Sunderland v Arsenal preview: Ozil travels despite Illness, Mertesacker Ruled Out - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After two weeks of Premier League hiatus, Arsenal are back into action as they visit Stadium of Light to face a struggling Sunderland on Saturday afternoon.
The Gunners are heading into this match on the back of two successive victories against Fulham and Tottenham respectively. In their last match, they earned a moral boosting 1-0 victory in the North London derby against their bitter rivals Tottenham. Manager Arsene Wenger will be hoping for nothing less than another full three points against Paolo Di Canio’s side on Saturday.
Sunderland on the other hand are struggling miserably. The Black Cats are sitting joint-bottom of the Premier League after suffering a 3-1 defeat against Ian Holloway’s Crystal Palace in their last match. Surely, Di Canio will be hoping for a strong response at home from his boys against the Gunners.
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Arsene Wenger admitted Arsenal were a "bit lucky" against Sunderland but was full of praise for his side and debutant Mesut Ozil after their 3-1 win at the Stadium of Light .
Arsenal dominated the first half and went into the interval with a 1-0 lead thanks to Olivier Giroud's early strike, but Craig Gardner equalised from the penalty spot in the 48th minute.
Arsenal Rumours: Wenger targeting German midfield duo after Ozil capture - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal boss Arsene Wenger surprised everyone by landing Mesut Ozil on the transfer deadline day from Real Madrid, for a club record transfer fee. However, the spending spree probably won’t stop here as the Frenchman is targeting the emerging football power-house of Europe...
Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla is expected to be out for 'a few weeks' after suffering an ankle injury which forced him to miss the 3-1 win at Sunderland .
Cazorla has recently been on international duty with Spain and Arsene Wenger is not anticipating the 28-year-old will return to action before mid-October.
The former Villarreal playmaker's absence merely adds to...
Does Bendtner really has future at Arsenal? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal manager Arsene Wenger has explained why he prevented the transfer of striker Nicklas Bendtner on the transfer deadline day.
The 25-year-old was close to making a switch to the newly promoted side Crystal Palace, but Wenger prevented the deal from happening at the eleventh hour.
Andre Villas-Boas believes Tottenham have done a better job in the transfer market than their closest Premier League rivals.
After a summer of abstinence, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger finally opened his cheque book on transfer deadline day to sign Germany midfielder Ozil for £42.5million from Real Madrid .
Although Spurs have lost Gareth Bale to the Spanish giants, they have...
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has no doubts midfielder Jack Wilshere can carry the weight of a nation's expectation firmly on his shoulders.
The role of Wilshere, who turns 22 on January 1, within the England side came in for scrutiny following a somewhat laboured display during the World Cup qualifier against Ukraine in Kiev on Tuesday night, which ended goalless.
The North London giants have served notice that they deserve acclaim as potential champions? this season.
A month into the new campaign and Arsenal stand at the summit of the Premier League with arch-rivals Tottenham second on goals scored.
Friends from the north of England will quickly point out that trophies don’t get handed out in September but fans at the Emirates and...
Chelsea ace Samuel Eto’o has revealed he came ‘within hours’ of signing for Arsenal – only for a chance phone call from former Spain boss Luis Aragones to sway him.
The Cameroon international says he was on the cusp of putting pen-to-paper to join Arsene Wenger in north London in 2000 but rejected the switch at the last minute.
Eto’o instead moved to Real Mallorca after...
German has rejected recent suggestions that he was unprofessional at Real. Check in to Sunderland vs Arsenal
New club-record signing Mesut Ozil says that he moved to Arsenal because he has the “trust” of Gunners head coach Arsene Wenger unlike at his former club Real Madrid according to reports in the Daily Mirror.
The hugely talented Germany international completed his surprise...
It’s a welcome return to Premier League after let’s be honest a pretty mundane international break and the focus will be on Mesut Ozil’s Arsenal debut at Sunderland.
The £42million capture from Real Madrid will slot straight into the Gunners’ midfield at the Stadium of Light and should scare the living daylights out of the docile Black Cats.
Paolo di Canio’s team have...
Ozil: Arsenal’s title challenge starts on Saturday - originally posted on Soccerlens.comIn his first press conference for Arsenal, since joining the North London club on the transfer deadline day from Real Madrid for a club-record transfer fee, Mesut Ozil has vowed to give all to end the club’s eight year trophy drought.
The 24-year-old said he is happy to have joined Arsenal...
[Photo]: Arsenal skipper back in full training, could feature against Sunderland - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed today that club skipper Thomas Vermaelen could be included in the squad against Sunderland, following his return from injury.
The Belgium international missed the pre-season after aggravating his back injury, suffered on...
Arsenal close to signing Romanian striker Marica, claims agent - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal are close to landing a striker. Yes, you’ve read it right.
The Gunners are close to landing the Romanian striker Ciprian Marica, who is close to joining the North London club, as per his agent.
Although the summer transfer window is shut, Arsenal can still land a striker...