The timing was almost perfect, Arsenal just crowned the Invincibles in 2004 and at the same time, the Russian oligarch known as Roman Abramovich was looking to buy a football club in the Premier League to invest his considerable fortune in.
If that deal had been done then, who knows what
Arsenal’s recent Premier League fixture against Manchester City was cancelled as a "precautionary measure" after their recent Europa League opponents Olympiakos announced that their owner Evangelos Marinakis had contracted Covid-19.
Daniele Rugani, an Arsenal and Chelsea target in the summer, tested positive for Covid-19. This led Inter Milan to suspend all footballing activity and the
In terms of transfers, Arsenal have been taken to the cleaners by Chelsea in the recent past.
Arsenal parted with Ashley Cole (2006) arguably the best left-back in the premier league for around £19m but when the deals have gone the other way, they haven’t been quite as spectacular.
Petr Cech cost
Arsene Wenger once saw the FA Cup as a competition to blood youngsters, mainly because his priorities were elsewhere.
Back then, Arsenal were regular top-four challengers in the premier league and had qualified for Champions league for 19 successive seasons, so a devalued cup of moderate importance wasn’t the be-all and
On a night where United picked up a much needed victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, a significant stamp in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's pursuit of the top four was in fact marred by the ongoing rift surrounding the injured Paul Pogba, his agent Mino Raiola and the Manchester United manager.
All season long, we've had complaints about the use of VAR in the English Premier League. Fans aren't happy. Players aren't happy. Managers aren't happy. Even the pundits in their TV studios aren't happy. It's like everyone involved in football has unified behind a single cause, and the cause is
Arteta and his men travel to Stamford Bridge for the Chelsea vs Arsenal fixture tonight. The Blues will be looking to complete the Premier League double over their visitors, having won 2-1 in the reverse fixture at the Emirates last month.
The last time these two sides met at the Emirates,
Frank Lampard's Chelsea staged a late dramatic turnaround at the Emirates leaving new manager Mikel Arteta with a very big task at hand. Arsenal were left in a mess as the Gunners suffered four successive home defeats for the first time in 60 years.
The Gunners squandered a one goal lead
Stranger things have happened at Arsenal this season but in a surreal moment the Emirates fans began to show their appreciation for....Mesut Ozil. Yes, how much weirder could things get ?
There were bound to be cards in this testosterone filled London Derby and yellow seemed to be the refs favourite
Mikel Arteta’s brief reign has given him very little breathing space, with the games coming thick and fast in the FA Cup and the domestic and Europa League. A total of 4 games in 13 days against the likes of Manchester United, Leeds United, Crystal Palace and first up, the