Arsenal GK Petr Cech Gets into Twitter Row with Bayer Leverkusen

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Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech said Sunday that he enjoys the changes in tactics and philosophy under new manager Unai Emery. It was clear during the Gunners’ loss to Manchester City though that he seems to be struggling with some of the adjustments. Cech struggled in playing the ball out of the back, which led to Bayer Leverkusen’s official Twitter account trolling him.

Bayer sold their former goalkeeper, Bernd Leno, to Arsenal in the summer transfer window, and the manager of their Twitter account made a couple postings suggesting Arsenal replace Cech with Leno. These were not subtle jabs, and they understandably angered the 36 year old Czech Republic international.

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Petr Cech Articulates Unai Emery, Arsene Wenger Differences in Leadership Style

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Out with the old, in with the new as Arsenal have just completed their first meaningful match with a new man in charge in 22 years. The Unai Emery era began with a 2-0 loss at home on Sunday to the reigning Premier League champions Manchester City.

Emery and his team certainly had to hit the ground running, as the regular season opener came against an opponent that broke the Premiership records for points, victories, goals, goal differential and title winning margin last season. Against Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech, City took 17 shots, getting eight on target.

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Arsenal vs Manchester City: Injury Report, Manager Press Conference Videos

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Arsenal hosts Manchester City in the opening weekend’s headliner fixture. This is the only clash of two sides from the top six on curtain raising weekend, but these are also two clubs that oceans apart right now. City are coming off a season in which they set Premier League records for points, wins, goals, goal differential and title winning margin.

Arsenal are in a rebuild, having seen their side look very shambolic at times during the waning days of the Arsene Wenger era. Wenger himself admits that he stayed on too long, and now it’s up to Unai Emery to take a team that stagnated and begin the makeover, and with it ambitions of reaching the top four.

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Arsenal FC, Manchester City Starting XI Predictions, Match Preview

Here we go- it’s the blockbuster fixture of the Premier League’s opening weekend. The headliner clash from curtain raising weekend features the reigning league champions Manchester City venturing south to take on Arsenal FC, who begin the rebuilding process under new manager Unai Emery.

Let’s take a look at who Emery could select in his first team, and then also the potential lineup we’ll see chosen by City manager Pep Guardiola. This clash should be a fun one to watch.

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Arsenal FC Summer Transfer Window Synopsis, Analysis, Grade

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Arsenal FC will score some goals this season, but will they be able to stop enough opposing goals? New manager Unai Emery is a great hire, in our opinion, but how much time does he need to rebuild the shambolic components of Arsenal Football Club that reared their ugly heads during the waning days of the Arsene Wenger era?

The rebuild starts right here with the summer transfer window, and Emery is off to a pretty good start.

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’18-19 Premier League Predictions: Man City Champs, Liverpool 2nd, United 3rd

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The new Premier League season kicks off in earnest this weekend, and Manchester United hosts Leicester City in the curtain raiser tomorrow night. Will we finally see a repeat league champion? It hasn’t happened since a Cristiano Ronaldo led United side accomplished the feat in 2008-09, the final year of a three peat for Sir Alex Ferguson’s juggernaut.

Looking at the record setting season that Manchester City just accomplished, plus the fact that they have strengthened this off-season, we’re picking Pep Guardiola to accomplish something that no one has been able to do in close to a decade.

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Arsenal FC 2018-19 Season Preview, Predictions

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It’s a brand new day at Arsenal FC, as the Unai Emery era begins! For all that he achieved in north London over his two decades plus that he was in charge, the club stagnated under iconic manager Arsene Wenger. Even Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has admitted this.

Wenger stayed on too long, and even the Frenchman himself admitted so in a few weeks ago. So 2018-19 means a rebuilding year for Arsenal, and Emery has a pretty big project ahead, so fans will need to have some patience.

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Chelsea FC Transfer Talk: Danny Drinkwater, Kasper Schmeichel, Aaron Ramsey

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As we head into the home stretch of the summer transfer window, it promises to be a very news worthy nine days at Chelsea FC. Who will be the next to join manager Maurizio Sarri and midfielder Jorginho as new arrivals this summer?

Who will be heading out the Stamford Bridge exit door? Let’s take a spin through the latest transfer rumors and gossip making the rounds on the internet today. As always, until it’s actually an officially done deal, take the rumors with a grain of salt.

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No Chelsea Bid, Says Agent of Arsenal Keeper Petr Cech

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It’s been reported that a return to Chelsea could be in the cards for Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech. Those claims may ultimately be proven true in the long, but if so, there is a long ways to go until a deal actually happens. According to the player’s agent, Viktor Kolar, a bid hasn’t even been made yet.

He added that Cech remains focused on the Gunners for the time being.

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Arsenal FC News: Wenger, Henry, Parlour, Winterburn, Wilshere

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It’s been a very busy summer at Arsenal FC, and today was another eventful day. Let’s take a spin through Tuesday’s headlines circulating with the Gunners community in cyberspace. This edition focuses on past Arsenal players, managers and club legends. 

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Arsene Wenger Admits the Biggest Mistake of His Career

Arsene Wenger made several very heart felt and incredibly self-aware revelations during a multifarious interview with French outlet RTL. Today’s news might be greeted as a validation for the #WengerOut crowd of Arsenal FC supporters who were so loud during the past couple of seasons.

Before stepping down, and admittedly not completely by choice, the very well accomplished former Arsenal manager was a subject of backlash from much of the Gunners fan base. While the Frenchman won a lot of trophies during his career with the north London side, many believed that he hung on to the position far too long.

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Arsenal Boss Unai Emery Says Transfer Business is Likely Complete

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Arsenal manager Unai Emery, who replaced long time boss Arsene Wenger in May, says his “squad is complete” now. The 46-year-old Spaniard says the north London side will only add another player this summer transfer window if it’s a “big opportunity.”

Emery won’t rule out additional signings between now and when the window closes, but he stated that he’s content to stand pat with the transfer business that’s already been done. The Basque country native says that if his side does add to the squad, it will be only one more player, maybe two, at the absolute most.

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