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EPL: Arsenal Hand Solskjaer First Premier League Defeat

Granit Xhaka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were both on target as Arsenal defeated Manchester United 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. The victory, which moved the Gunners above United into the top four, was the first ever Premier League defeat for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer since taking over as United manager on 16 December, 2018. Xhaka opened the scoring for the host with a powerful strike early in the first half, before Aubameyang doubled the Gunners' lead from the penalty spot after Fred's foul on Alexandre!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

I Now Get A Trophy Every Week, Jokes Wenger After Receiving LMA Award

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger joked he now "gets a trophy every week" after being honoured by the League Managers Association (LMA). Wenger left the Gunners in May after winning three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups in a 22-year spell. He was awarded the LMA Service to Football Award at Wembley on Thursday. "The LMA is proud to recognise Arsene's remarkable career in football management," said LMA chief executive Richard Bevan. "The role of the football manager has changed beyond recognition since…

2018 CAF Awards: Ighalo, Iwobi, Musa, Oshoala Make Nominees List

Super Eagles trio Ahmed Musa (Al-Nassr), Alex Iwobi (Arsenal) and Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai) have been named among nominees for the 2018 African Player of the year CAF Awards - slated to hold in Senegal for the first time in January. The 34-man list which has the likes of Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City), Sadio Mane (Liverpool) and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal), was announced on Friday by the Confederation of African Football. Wilfred Ndidi who plays for Premier League club Leicester…

EPL: Ozil Inspires Arsenal To 10th Successive Win

Mesut Ozil produced one of the best midfield displays in the Premier League this season as Arsenal beat Leicester for a record-equalling 10th successive win in all competitions. Ozil's first-time finish for the equaliser, the pass that led to the second goal and his two flicks in the build-up to the third were the catalyst for a remarkable performance by the Gunners, who had been overwhelmed by Leicester in the opening 30 minutes. The Foxes deservedly took the lead in the 31st minute, and might argue they should…

Adidas To Manufacture Arsenal’s Kits Starting From Next Summer

English football club Arsenal on Monday, announced a new kit sponsorship deal with German sportswear firm Adidas, which will take effect from next season. Adidas will take over from Puma, whose five-year contract with the Gunners expires at the end of the season. The agreement, which is worth around £300 million over five years, becomes active from July 1, 2019. It is claimed the new deal will bring in double that which they have earned from Puma since 2014, although it is still less than the reported £75m per year…

Ramsey Scores Stunner As Arsenal Thrash Fulham

Aaron Ramsey scored an early goal of the season contender as Arsenal thrashed Fulham to record a ninth straight win for the first time since April 2015. Alexandre Lacazette scored two impressive goals before substitute Ramsey finished off a classic team move, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted twice and Hector Bellerin added a fifth in stoppage-time. Frenchman Lacazette claimed the opening goal of the London derby at Craven Cottage when he spun on Nacho Monreal's cutback before drilling the ball past Marcus Bettinelli.…

Aaron Ramsey To Leave Arsenal After Contract Talks Fall

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is set to leave the club next summer after failing to agree a new deal with the club. The BBC reports that a four-year agreement for a final contract was in place but Arsenal pulled out. The 27-year-old who is the club’s longest-serving player, has featured in all of Arsenal's five Premier League games this season. Following the development, the Wales international, who is currently on just over £100,000-a-week with the Gunners, will be able to sign a pre-contract agreement with…

Arsenal CEO Ivan Gazidis Leaves Club To Join AC Milan

Arsenal have announced the resignation of CEO Ivan Gazidis, ahead of a move to AC Milan. Gazidis, who took over at Arsenal in January 2009, has long been linked with an exit from Arsenal. Earlier this month, head coach Unai Emery admitted he was in the dark over the 53-year-old's future. Raul Sanllehi and Vinai Venkatesham appointed head of football and managing director respectively, as Ivan Gazidis leaves for A.C. Milan— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) September 18, 2018 Raul Sanllehi and Vinai Venkatesham will…

Lacazette Late Strike Help Arsenal Beat Cardiff

Arsenal secured their first away win of the season as they edged a pulsating Premier League encounter with Cardiff City. Alexandre Lacazette's powerful late winner proved the difference in a contest full of attacking quality and defensive fragility. The Gunners led twice, through Shkodran Mustafi's header and a curling effort from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, before Lacazette crashed home the winner on 81 minutes. Victor Camarasa's first Cardiff goal, on the stroke of half-time, and Danny Ward's header had seemed like…

I Would Have Left Chelsea Had Conte Stayed – Willian

Chelsea winger Willian says there is "no chance" he would be at the club had former head coach Antonio Conte still been in charge. Conte won the 2016-17 Premier League title with the Blues but was sacked in July after finishing fifth. His replacement, fellow Italian Maurizio Sarri, won his first Premier League match in charge, 3-0 at Huddersfield on Saturday. "The manager tells us to play, to enjoy ourselves on the pitch," Willian said. "Is it fun to play this way? I think so. We have a lot of players with…
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