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This Premier League article comes from Mansur Abubakar
When then Arsenal Captain Patrick Vieira lifted that FA cup trophy at Wembley in 2005,I wouldn’t have believed anyone that tells me 8 seasons later, a large section of the fans that paraded the streets and pubs to celebrate that day will be calling for the head of Arsene Wenger.
The manager undoubtedly took the club to another level in terms of success, don’t get me wrong, Arsenal has always been a top club, one of the elite clubs in England but success has been an “on and off” thing before the Frenchman’s arrival, he transformed the club immensely even the beautiful style of play nicknamed “the arsenal way” is a far cry from those years opposing fans used to taunt the gunners with the song “boring boring Arsenal”
From the League and cup double in his first full season in 1998, another double in 2002, the unrivaled unbeaten league run of 2004 not forgetting the amazing Champions League run in 2006 that saw the club come to with...
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ruled out making an improved bid for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez in the remaining 12 days of the transfer window.
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Arsenal have been dealt a setback in their attempt to sign Swansea duo Michu and Ashley Williams it has been reported.
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