Arsenal Team News, Starting XI Prediction vs Southampton

Arsenal will look to get over the disappointment of exiting the FA Cup as they once again take on Southampton on Tuesday. How will Mikel Arteta react to the defeat and respond with his team selection in this one?

The North London club crashed out of the world’s oldest domestic football competition in the fourth round at the hands of the Saints on the weekend. Now they have a chance to make amends for that defeat as they take on the same team in the Premier League competition.

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Mikel Arteta Provides Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Status Update

Arsenal crashed out of the FA cup today after a fourth-round defeat to Southampton FC. One of the major talking points of the game was the absence of striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Mikel Arteta provided an update on this situation after the game.

The Gunners began the game on a bright note, and it looked like the teams were evenly matched. But an own goal from Gabriel gave the hosts the lead and Saints made sure to hang on to it, ending the Gunners’ FA Cup title defense.

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Three Players Who Could Still Move this January Transfer Window

The transfer window is open for eight more days and although the market is quieter than normal because of the COVID-19 pandemic around the world, there are still some big names that could switch clubs this January.

The Premier League is where we are going to focus, and as always, there has been plenty of action on the transfer front with Mesut Ozil finally leaving Arsenal for a new challenge in Turkey with Fenerbahce. In addition to Ozil, here are some more household names that could be wearing new club colours by the time the window shuts on the 1st of February. [Read more…]

Arsenal Close to Securing Martin Odegaard from Real Madrid on Loan

On Thursday, Arsenal FC manager Mikel Arteta outlined the club’s January transfer strategy. He discussed the grand plan- jettison the deadwood first, before acquiring new players. Of course, he wouldn’t name names in regards to transfer targets.

Arsenal have been said to once again be after Lyon’s Houssem Aouar and Real Madrid’s Martin Odegaard this window, and it looks like the latter is moving over on loan. According to both Sky Sports and ESPN, the potential deal is in advanced talks, and the north London club is closing in on securing his signature.

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Arsenal FC Team News, Starting XI Prediction vs Southampton

Arsenal will be in fourth round FA Cup action as they take on Premier League rivals Southampton on Saturday. Will Mikel Arteta be making any changes to the team that beat Newcastle United in midweek?

The current holders of the Cup will have a real challenge on their hands when they take on a formidable Saints team on the weekend. Lets take a look at the team news.

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Arsenal FC January Transfer Strategy Outlined by Mikel Arteta

Arsenal FC have done some business this January transfer window, but it’s all been in the selling category. The North London club have engaged in a good old-fashioned clearout, but they are yet to make any new major additions. 19-year-old Omar Rekik is the only player added thus far. It’s all according to the plan, says manager Mikel Arteta.

Arsenal have terminated the contracts of Mesut Ozil (who joined Fenerbahce) and Sokratis Papastathopoulos, who is now a free agent after failing to make a single appearance this season.

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Arsenal FC Transfer Talk: Martin Odegaard, Houssem Aouar

As the January transfer window heads into the home stretch, we’re still waiting for the real action to get going. With Arsenal, as well as all the other clubs, there hasn’t been much to talk about. At least we have news with Mesut Ozil finally moving on, something that was long overdue.

But beyond that let’s take a look at a couple other Arsenal related transfer narratives worth exploring.

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Development of Arsenal Youngsters Impressing Manager Mikel Arteta

Arsenal got back to winning ways in the Premier League as they got past Newcastle United 3-0 on Monday. One of the biggest reasons for that was the performance of the youngsters in the squad and that has put a smile on Mikel Arteta’s face per Sky Sports (via talkSPORT).

The North London club could not get going in the first half as it remained goalless at the break. It was a different story in the second half as they were able to get three goals, of which two came from captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

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Arsenal Team News, Starting XI Prediction vs Newcastle United

Arsenal FC will be back in Premier League action on Monday night when they will be hosting Newcastle United. The North London club could only manage a point against Crystal Palace in midweek and that put a halt to their four match winning streak.

They will look to get it going again versus the Magpies on Monday and they’ll be feeling very confident having recently beaten them in the FA Cup.

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Mikel Arteta Praises Arsenal’s Spirit, Laments Team Fatigue

Arsenal’s winning streak was halted on Thursday as they could only manage a draw against Crystal Palace. Despite not getting the three points, the players showed enough spirit in the game, manager Mikel Arteta told Sky Sports via Goal.

The Gunners came into this game on the back of a four-match winning streak but that came to a halt. Even though they had a lot of attacking talent on the pitch, they could not breach the Palace defence.

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Arsenal Team News, Starting XI Prediction vs Crystal Palace

Arsenal will be at home to Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Thursday night. Will they be able to continue their winning streak against their London rivals?

In midweek, the North London club advanced to the fourth round of the FA Cup with a two-nil win over Newcastle United. That extended their winning streak to four matches, and the Gunners will be favored to make it five against Palace.

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Manchester United vs Liverpool Headlines FA Cup 4th Round Draws

Manchester United and Liverpool, two English giants and bitter arch-rivals, will meet in six days time for a Premier League fixture that will determine the top of the table. Then they’ll meet again about a week later in the FA Cup 4th round.

The fourth and fifth round draws for the world’s oldest domestic cup competition came out a few hours ago, and no doubt United vs. Liverpool is the headliner. Here below is the entire list- and note that the proverbial big six of the Premier League were drawn as to avoid each other in the fifth round.

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