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newsfootball5 days ago

Presser Watch 2020/21 | Jurgen Klopp, Brendan Rodgers, Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho speak ahead of Gameweek 9

The 2020/21 Premier League season is back from another international break and the managers are out in full flow for more press-conferences ahead of another gameweek. There is a lot to say after what has been an intense two weeks of international football, which makes things even more complicated.
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newsfootball15 days ago

Frustrating for me to be on bench because my goal is to play more for Arsenal, confesses Nicolas Pepe

Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has admitted that he is not happy with his super-sub role at the club and asserted that he is looking for more playing time as a started. The 25-year-old signed for the club last summer for a club record £72 million but has struggled to make an impact since his move.
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newsfootball17 days ago

Arsenal didn’t play up to their standards and I take full responsibility for that, admits Mikel Arteta

In light of the 3-0 defeat to Aston Villa, Mikel Arteta has confessed that while his side needed to be more ruthless, he takes full responsibility for the way the Gunners faltered. The North Londoners were beaten by a vibrant Villa side with an own goal and an Ollie Watkins brace sealing the loss.
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newsfootballa month ago

Mikel Arteta needs to stop changing his system if he wants to succeed, implies Martin Keown

Arsenal legend Martin Keown has opined that Mikel Arteta needs to stop switching things around if and settle on a system, if he wants his side to find their rhythm and succeed. The Gunners have had an average start to their Premier League season with them winning just three out of their six matches.
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newsfootballa month ago

Mesut Ozil is a wonderful talent but it is all about the team, claims Brendan Rodgers

With Mikel Arteta dropping Mesut Ozil from his Premier League squad, Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that he supports the Spaniard’s decision. The German star won’t be able to play football for the Gunners for the rest of the year with him also dropped from their European squad.
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newsfootballa month ago

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has to learn to deal with pressure of being big player, asserts Mikel Arteta

With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struggling to find his form, Mikel Arteta has admitted that the Arsenal captain needs to learn to deal with the pressure of being a big player. The 31-year-old has struggled to get off and running this season with just three goals in his seven appearances so far.
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newsfootballa month ago

Reports | Mesut Ozil to be left out of Arsenal’s 25 man Premier League squad

According to ESPN, Mesut Ozil might have played his last game for Arsenal as the German playmaker hasn’t been registered as a part of the Gunners’ 25 man Premier League squad. The 32-year-old has been out of favour under Mikel Arteta and is yet to make an appearance for the club this season.
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newsfootballa month ago

Presser Watch 2020/21 | Jose Mourinho, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Frank Lampard speak ahead of Gameweek 5

The first international break of the 2020/21 Premier League season is over and the managers are out in full flow for more press-conferences ahead of another gameweek. There is a lot to say after what has been an intense two weeks and a pandemic surrounded season, things get even more complicated.
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newsfootballa month ago

We need to review the context and make football more sustainable, reveals Mikel Arteta

In light of Project Big Picture, Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has admitted that the Premier League and the FA need to come together find a way to try and make football more sustainable. The Covid-19 pandemic has severely affected the lower league clubs and it has seen the Premier League look to help.
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newsfootballa month ago

Our objective is to start winning trophies and titles again, proclaims Thomas Partey

In his first interview as an Arsenal player, Thomas Partey has admitted that his objective is to get the club back to winning ways again with them looking to compete for titles. The Ghana midfielder signed for the North Londoners from Atletico Madrid in a dramatic £45 million move on deadline day.
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