Jan 20, 2017

Wenger makes case for European soccer

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is hoping the high quality of competition in Europe will keep players from leaving for the financial gain in China. Wenger is facing regular questions about the future of both Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez, and the big money on ...

Giroud's work of art sparks Arsenal

Jan 2, 2017

Giroud's work of art sparks Arsenal

With Alexis Sanchez’s cross floating into the penalty area behind him, Olivier Giroud only had one choice: A back-heeled overhead flick. “I was a bit lucky but it was the only thing I could do,” Giroud said. “The ball was behind me and I ...

Wenger stays coy on future

Oct 1, 2016

Wenger stays coy on future

Arsene Wenger’s 20th anniversary celebrations climax with a trip to Burnley on Sunday, but there are still questions over his future with Arsenal beyond the current campaign. Wenger, 66, is out of contract at the end of the season and the Gunners boss has ...

Wenger celebrates anniversary with win over Chelsea

Sep 25, 2016

Wenger celebrates anniversary with win over Chelsea

Arsenal overpowered London rival Chelsea 3-0 at Emirates Stadium on Saturday to mark Arsene Wenger’s 20th anniversary as Gunners boss in style. Earlier, Manchester United thrashed defending Premier League champion Leicester City 4-1 to vindicate manager Jose Mourinho’s decision to drop Wayne Rooney while ...

Arsenal agrees deal to sign Japan forward Asano

Jul 3, 2016

Arsenal agrees deal to sign Japan forward Asano

Japan forward Takuma Asano is set for a move to Arsenal after the Premier League club agreed a deal in principle with Sanfrecce Hiroshima, the clubs announced Sunday. The 21-year-old, who last week was named in the 18-man squad for the Rio de Janeiro ...