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Arsenal FC – Bacary Sagna Deserves a Contract Extension

Posted on 6 Feb, 2014, by in Soccer

There’s a fixed and rigid system at Arsenal when it comes to contract extensions, salaries and especially guidelines of how to handle old players, aka guys over 30. Bacary Sagna wants a three-year deal, Arsene Wenger is willing to offer only two, even though the French right back deserves to get what he’s asking for. More

Arsenal FC – Mesut Ozil & Aaron Ramsey Thriving Side by Side

Posted on 2 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Even without playing a single midfielder with tendencies to play on the wing, Arsenal had a look about them during the first half of having an extra player to their opponent, as the switching between Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey worked perfectly, leaving themselves and other players wide open on almost every other attack to ensure the victory before the end of the first half. More

Bacary Sagna Quite Lucky to Avoid Breaking His Neck

Posted on 18 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

One of the scariest moments s Arsenal lost at home 1-3 to Aston Villa was Bacary Sagna falling badly after making an aerial challenge against Christian Benteke, landing badly on his neck. He did get up from it, but was substituted, and his participation next week, with the Gunners in the middle of a huge injury crisis, is doubtful. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Arsenal Interested in Daryl Janmaat, Sebastien Corchia or Matt Lowton

Posted on 22 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

At the end of the season, Arsenal are going to try and find a new right back to replace Bacary Sagna, who has refused to extend his contract after six seasons of playing at the Emirates. While Carl Jenkinson is an option to be the man who inherits his place, others from outside the club are also being targeted, specifically one of the following three – Daryl Janmaat of Feyenoord, Sebastien Corchia of Sochaux or Matt Lowton from Aston Villa. More

Arsenal FC – Olivier Giroud & Theo Walcott in Promising Partnership

Posted on 31 Jan, 2013, by in Soccer

Once again, the defense looked terrible whenever it was pressed. Not for the first time, Arsenal hardly showed up for the first half. Yet there were enough positives to take from a match which could have ended as another disaster, instead finishing with a positive note, thanks to the improving partnership of Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud. More

Arsenal FC – At Least Theo Walcott Can Dive

Posted on 23 Dec, 2012, by in Soccer

After all of the talk about Theo Walcott and the striker position, the England international really didn’t show anything that should win him a place in the starting lineup and in the position he prefers. Arsenal played bad once again, but won thanks to his dive in the box that won them a penalty and the winning goal, somehow propelling them to third place. More