Arsene Wenger Says He Could Return to Managing in January

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It looks like long time Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger could be back on the touchline in the new year. The Frenchman, who stepped down after 22 years as Gunners boss in May, hasn’t tipped his hand to where he could be going yet, but he believes that he’ll be back in the game come January 1.

Last week, we saw reports that Paris Saint-Germain wanted Wenger to come on board as a transfer expert, but it appears the 68-year-old had plenty of other and probably better options.

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Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos Suffers Injury Blow with Greece

It’s been a brutal international break, injury wise, in the Premier League. Just ask Liverpool supporters about that. Now the injury bug has bitten Arsenal, via defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. 

According to Gazzetta.gr, the summer transfer window acquisition suffered an ankle injury during Greece’s 2-0 defeat to Finland in the UEFA Nations League last night. The 30-year-old was subbed off at halftime, and he’s now a doubt for the Gunners return to league play on Monday night.

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Arsenal Club Legend has 100% Belief the Current Side Will Finish in Top Four

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After the first eight games of the season, Arsenal are in fourth place, currently holding down the final UEFA Champions League qualification slot in the Premier League table. Having missed out on this the past seasons, as Arsene Wenger’s glorious run came to an unceremonious end.

Getting back into Europe this year would be a huge milestone, and it convey real progress in year one of the Unai Emery era.

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Arsenal Midfielder Aaron Ramsey Reportedly Open to Joining Top Six Rivals

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Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has assured everybody that he’s not leaving the club in the January transfer window, but his future remains highly uncertain. Contract extension talks have stalled out, with the Welshman’s current deal set to expire at the end of the season.

Long time Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger, who signed the 27 year old a decade ago and stepped down in May, says Ramsey has the upper hand now in contract negotiations.

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Arsene Wenger Believes Aaron Ramsey Has the Upper Hand in Contract Talks

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Two days ago Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey let it be known publicly that he will not be leaving the club in January. He also expressed his wishes to stay beyond the expiration of his contract, which happens in June. 

The 27-year-old Welshman said he thought a deal on a new extension had already been reached, and he was thus surprised to learn that talks with the club had collapsed. Former Gunners boss Arsene Wenger, who stepped down in May, was the man in charge when the club signed Aaron Ramsey in 2008.

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Arsenal Midfielder Aaron Ramsey Reveals Plot Twist in Contract Saga

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On Friday, Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey revealed an interesting plot twist in the ongoing contact extension talks between his agent and the club The Welshman, who will see his contract expire this summer, has no intentions of leaving north London this January transfer window.

He even thought an agreement on a new deal had already been reached. However, it turns out the club made a u-turn on their offer of an extension.

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Arsenal FC Get Major Fitness Boost as Several Stars Return to Training

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Arsenal FC headed into the international break on fire, having nine in a row across all competitions. Almost all of their entire team is currently in fine form, but the stellar striker partnership of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazatte are playing especially world class right now. The Gunners do look like bonafide league title contenders.

And given all the injured players who will be coming back into the team now, it should theoretically only get better.

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Arsenal Legend Thierry Henry in Line to Be New Monaco Manager

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Arsenal legend and Belgium Assistant Coach Thierry Henry had been a part of the early speculation and consideration concerning who would become Arsene Wenger’s successor. Obviously that didn’t happen and the job went to Unai Emery instead. The Gunners are off to a fine start we might add, and it appears that Henry is going to get a head coaching job in 2018 after all- with Monaco.

The Ligue 1 side is on the verge of sacking Leonardo Jardim as they currently sit in 18th place of the France top flight table, just one point above dead last. Les Rouges et Blancs are winless in their last 10 and reportedly change is imminent, just two seasons after winning the league title.

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Arsenal FC Third in NBC Sports Premier League Power Rankings

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Arsenal FC was our preseason pick to finish fourth, and here they are in that very position as the second international break commences. The Gunners are one spot higher in NBC Sports’ Premier League power rankings this week, a list that obviously has some correlation with the current table, but not completely.

As we said in our Arsenal FC season preview, the Gunners will score, but struggle a little bit to stop opposing goals at times. The north London side has indeed been a fun to watch high scoring side, with the strike force pairing/bromance of Alexandre Lacazaette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang really in elite form right now. 

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Arsenal FC Announce New Kit Partnership, Reportedly Worth £300 Million

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For the first time since 1994, Arsenal FC will be wearing Adidas next season. Monday saw the north London side announce that they have switched shirt manufacturer partnerships, as their long standing arrangement with Puma comes to an end on July 1, 2019. The new deal is reportedly worth £300 million, as it will pay the club £60 million per over the next five years.

Here is the Tweet from the club’s official account announcing the deal.

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Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Both on Fire Right Now

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Unai Emery is getting out of Alexandre Lacazette this season what Arsene Wenger could not during last term. The Frenchman is certainly living up to his lofty transfer fee now after failing to do so initially. The Lacazette partnership with another high priced forward, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, is paying off huge dividends for both players.

Right now, it’s hard to imagine the idea of the two being a competitors for playing time, instead of cooperative for the north London side’s success. The Gunners head into the international break in fourth place, with 18 points and a tie-breaker advantage over arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

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Alex Iwobi Declares Arsenal FC Premier League Title Contenders

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Arsenal FC are on fire right now, and numerous Gunners related terms are blowing up on social media as we speak. The north London side head into international break having won six in a row in Premier League play and nine consecutive across all competitions.

In utterly routing Fulham on Sunday 5-1, they temporarily moved up to third in the table, and with that, the words of forward Alex Iwobi ring true. They are, as of right now, in the Premier League title discussion, as they sit just one point of the pace of co-table toppers Manchester City and Liverpool.

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