Diego Costa Offered Extremely Lucrative Contract by China

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As polarizing a figure he truly is, Diego Costa sure can “ball.” He has 14 goals, to lead the entire premier league this season. In 19 games this season, he’s achieved a 126′ minutes per goal average to go along with 5 assists. He’s the EPL leading scorer, and quite possibly the league player of the year.

Thus he’s attracting the interest of the Chinese Super League, which is offering him Costa an egregiously exorbitant contract, £500,000 per week, $36,000,000 per year. Once Costa became aware of this possibility, he was no longer training in the manner that the team wanted, and then the trouble began.

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Arsenal Fans Will Honor Alexis Sanchez’s Cute Dogs at Emirates

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Arsenal FC star Alexis Sanchez has made an Instagram page for his dogs, Atom and Humber, and the results are predictably adorable. I mean they are truly, unbelievably adorable. And they’re going to be honored by Gunners supporters at the Emirates.

Via FOX Soccer:

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Cohen Bramall is Arsenal’s First January Transfer Window Signing

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The winter silly season is in full swing, as the January transfer window is open for business. Though we must want you, the winter window possesses just a fraction of the fun, relevance and intrigue that the summer edition contains.

That’s said, there’s plenty of talk today about Arsenal FC’s first signing of the period, young left back Cohen Bramall.

The 20-year-old comes from Hendesford Town, and he’ll join up with the Arsenal U-23s:

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Mesut Ozil Wants Clarity on Arsene Wenger Before Signing Extension

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Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil should reportedly finalize a contract extension with the Gunners soon. His camp has been in negotiations with the club now for quite some time. What’s been the hold-up? Well, he’s seeking more clarity on the future of Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger.

The Frenchman has obviously been highly scrutinized by Gunners supporters, but he’s also very highly regarded within the club’s board.

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Arsene Wenger, Sam Allardyce Call Out Premier League Scheduling

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So may problems with the Premier League scheduling during this “festive period.”

Not many managers have spoken up about “fixture congestion,” but to the ones that did- we say kudos to you good sir. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger spoke up, as did recently appointed Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce.

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Arsene Wenger Pretty Much Concedes League Title to Chelsea

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Chelsea FC are undefeated in their last 13  Premier league fixtures, and that streak is a true bonafide undefeated, all victories, no draws. It happened when Manager Antonio Conte made the switch to the 3-4-3, and that line-up is certainly the epitome of “a winning hand.”

Continuity is key, as is team chemistry, something Conte emphasized since the preseason, and the Blues have made fewer changes than anyone else in the Premier League this season. Rightfully so, as they’re now one away from tying arch-rival Arsenal for the league mark of 14 wins in a row. They even have the blessing of Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger to break the record too!

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Arsenal Sign Young Star Reiss Nelson to Pro Contract

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Reiss Nelson has signed his pro contract; Arsenal FC announced today. For future generation of Gunners supporters, he will be the proverbial next big thing.

Nelson is very highly rated by scouts within the beautiful game, and it’s expected that he’ll be thrilling the crowds at the Emirates for years to come. Reiss Nelson is a regular for the England U23s and UEFA Youth League team. He scored nine goals in 10 games for Three Lions at the U17 European Championships this past summer.

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Man United, Tottenham Have Equal Premier League Title Odds

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After a more than unpredictable season in the 2015/16 campaign, somewhat normal services appear to have resumed in the Premier League. The busy festive period is usually good indication of how a team is going to perform for the rest of the season.

At this time last season, Leicester topped the Premier League, famously going on to win it outright – and Chelsea hopes for similar fortunes.

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Can Arsenal Finally Win the League Title Again?

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It’s been twelve years since Arsenal finished the season at the top of the Premier League. They have come close on many occasions since, but they have always ended up falling short. For many people, this is somewhat of an oddity. Arsenal clearly has the team to win the league, and they may even have the manager that is needed, but it just never happens.

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Five Most Popular Arsenal FC Stories of 2016

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It’s that time of year again- when we recap and highlight our most popular stories of the year. Just two weeks and change left in 2016, and thus we bring you the second installment in our series, with this one spotlighting Arsenal FC.

The five most popular Arsenal FC stories of the year are hyper-linked for you to peruse with the page views counts posted beside each one. Enjoy!

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Arsene Wenger Gets Biblical About Arsenal FC’s UCL Round of 16 Matchup

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The UEFA Champions League draws were released today and it appears that Arsenal are in the main event for the round of 16. Arsene Wenger’s men will take on Bayern Munich in the heavy weight matchup commencing the knockout round. PSG versus Barcelona is the primary undercard clash of note.

Here’s the whole fixture list:

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Theo Walcott Goal Spree Got Him a Coffee Maker from his Wife

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Arsenal FC kept within striking distance of table toppers Chelsea this week by defeating Stoke City 3-1. Arsenal forward Theo Walcott scored again upping his total to 10 goals on the season. The reward for hitting double digits at this point? A new coffee maker from his wife Melanie Walcott.

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