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Lucas Prepared To Be Patient In Working His Way Into Arsenal Team


With Arsenal duo Alexis Sanchez and Theo Walcott in fine form this season, one player who has suffered from a lack of playing time, despite injuries to Olivier Giroud, is summer addition Lucas Pérez, who joined from Deportivo de La Coruña in a £17.1 million move back in August. The 28-year-old Spaniard discussed his lack of playing time and revealed …

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Watch: Mourinho Praises Paul Pogba Like Only Mourinho Can


Manchester United recorded a convincing 4-1 Europa League win on Thursday night over Fenerbahce to cement their place at the top of Group A alongside Feyenoord.  The performance had many memorable moments, including Fenerbahce’s goal, which saw old boy Robin van Persie net only his second goal at Old Trafford as an opposition player. Robin van Persie: Has scored 32 …

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Arsenal Linked With €35 Million ‘Next Thierry Henry’

VERONA, ITALY - OCTOBER 16: M'Baye Niang (L) of AC Milan scores his team's second goal during the Serie A match between AC Chievo Verona and AC Milan at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on October 16, 2016 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Dino Panato/Getty Images)

Following a 6-0 hammering of Champions League opposition and after recording seven wins in a row, not many Arsenal fans will be screaming from the rooftops for Arsene Wenger to invest in a striker anytime soon.  However, that’s just what he might be doing as early as this January, according to QS Sport (via Calciomercato), who claim AC Milan frontman M’Baye …

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Arsenal’s Cazorla Provides Update On Injury Suffered During Ludogorets Game


Despite causing a minor injury scare during Arsenal’s emphatic win over Ludogorets in the Champions League on Wednesday night, it now looks as though Santi Cazorla will be fit enough for this weekend’s clash with Middlesbrough.  Having come off twelve minutes into the second half, the Spanish playmaker was seen with an ice pack pressed up against his Achilles. With …

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Analysis: Lionel Messi’s Evolution Into An Effortless Luxury Player

BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 19: Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrates after scoring his third and his team's third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League group C match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City FC at Camp Nou on October 19, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi barely seems to break sweat any more, walking across the field with a languid demeanour that borders on nonchalance. So has la Pulga become a luxury player? When we think of ‘luxury players’ we tend to conjure up images of the talented, mercurial, possibly temperamental creative geniuses keen to shun their defensive responsibilities. They …

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Opinion: Robin Van Persie: Not A Man United Legend But One Of Sir Alex Ferguson’s Most Influential Signings

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 08: Robin van Persie of Manchester United celebrates scoring his second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on December 8, 2014 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Few players arrive at Manchester United and have such an immediate impact at the club as Robin Van Persie. Thus ensuring his return to Manchester this Thursday with Fenerbahce will see him receive the appreciation of the Old Trafford faithful. Having spent eight seasons at title rivals Arsenal, many were shocked when the often injured yet highly regarded Dutchman was …

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Watch: Roy Keane Tears Into Tottenham, Man City, Celtic And Leicester


It was a mixed week for the British sides in the Champions League. While Arsenal enjoyed a comfortable win against Ludogorets and Premier League champions Leicester recorded a vital win at home to FC Copenhagen, Tottenham emerged from Leverkusen with a 0-0 draw while Manchester City and Celtic suffered damaging defeats at the hands of Barcelona and Borrusia Monchengladbach respectively. …

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