A bright, daring and clearly talented Oxlade-Chamberlain first entered the mainstream consciousness when his performances for League One Southampton gained national coverage. Deployed as an attacking midfielder, capable also of playing on the wing, his trickery and light-feet too much for League One defences. An inclusion in the Team of the Season soon came and 

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Arsene Wenger has arguably commanded the best Premier League team to-date and has overseen the most successful period in Arsenal Football Club’s history. So, it is strange that he cannot command a coat zip. Maybe it isn’t ‘of quality’, I don’t know. Named the ‘Invincibles’, following an astonishing forty-nine game unbeaten run that lasted the 

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Manchester City’s recent capture of Tottenham defender, Kyle Walker, for a reported fee of £54 million, has made the English right-back the most expensive defender and Englishman in history. Walker is a fine player and offers something completely different to the players that City have had in his position in recent seasons. But the extortionate price 

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In highly unusual circumstances for the club, Arsenal have made two early signings in the summer transfer window. With the free acquisition of Bosnia left-back Sead Kolašinac and club recording signing forward Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon, the Gunners have undoubtedly strengthened their squad. Acquisitions may not be over for Arsenal as they still have heavy 

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As Romelu Lukaku’s potential world-record transfer to Manchester United was announced earlier in the week, this is another example of how extreme Premier League spending has become. Manchester United believe the price tag for Lukaku is justified as the striker has a verified track record in the Premier League, having spent most of his career 

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It was reported a couple of days ago, that Arsenal, after a number of rejected bids, finally have secured their summer target Alexandre Lacazette. The man wanted by the majority of top clubs in Europe made a bold switch to Arsenal, despite no Champions League. Lacazette put pen to paper and signed a five year 

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Arsenal are set for a £70 million raid on Sporting Lisbon as they seek to acquire William Carvalho and Gelson Martins. According to The Sun, Arsene Wenger wants to beef up his midfield with the signing of Carvalho – the Portuguese international has perpetually been linked to the Gunners and definite interest exists. Martins, who 

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Riyad Mahrez Leicester City’s winger was a standout player in their 2015 campaign, however with Leicester failing to replicate last year’s success, it seems Riyad Mahrez could be on the move. With Alexis Sanchez’s future at Arsenal still trivial, the Gunners should look to secure the Algerian ace as a possible replacement. With 4 goals 

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It has been clear for a while that Alexis Sanchez is intent on leaving Arsenal and the Chilean was coy when asked about his future on Friday as Chile prepare for the Confederations Cup final on Sunday. “Yes it is clear but I can’t tell you,” he explained. With Bayern Munich having rather publically pulled 

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This year’s European Under-21 Championship is held in Poland, where current champions Sweden tried attempting to fend off their competitors, hoping to retain their crown and win it for a second year running. However, the main favourites going into the competition were Spain, Germany and England, with England losing to Germany on penalties and Germany 

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For the big six in English football, finishing top four in the Premier League is the same as surviving relegation. Without Champions League football, clubs suddenly panic, as there is the likelihood of having to sell off their stars, falling behind in the transfer window, and losing out on financial resources. This past season, Chelsea, 

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I’m sure when Lucas Pérez signed for Arsenal last summer, he dreamt of a twenty-one appearance season. He wasn’t in Wenger’s plans then and he isn’t now. Arsenal bought Lucas Pérez from Deportivo La Coruña for twenty million euros. It was hardy the marquee signing Arsenal fans wanted.   Who knew of Perez? Let’s be 

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With 100 million in the kitty and Wenger stating he is willing to sign players, who would be a possible transfer target for the Gunners? When weighing up the strengths and weaknesses in the Arsenal side based on positions, offensively they are sound, perhaps room for a striker. However, their main weakness would be that 

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  Olivier Giroud made twenty nine appearances in Arsenal’s 2016/17 Premier League campaign. Eighteen of those appearances were as a substitute. Therefore, out of thirty eight total Premier League matches Giroud only started eleven times.    Who plays up top when Giroud is on the bench? It’s either Sanchez, Welbeck, Walcott, or Lucas Perez. None 

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