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Wenger fumes over ‘scandalous’ penalty as Arsenal crash

Watford, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger claimed Arsenal were the victims of a “scandalous” penalty decision in their shock 2-1 defeat at Watford on Saturday. Wenger’s side were leading through Per Mertesacker’s first half goal when referee Neil Swarbrick ruled that a challenge from Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin …

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Wenger savours 21st anniversary as Arsenal sink Brighton

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger celebrated the 21st anniversary of his arrival at Arsenal in winning style as the Gunners cruised to a 2-0 victory over Brighton on Sunday. There are many reasons for Arsenal fans to look back fondly on the day Wenger was hired but, after …

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Wenger’s Arsenal facing 2000km trip to Belarus

Paris, France | AFP | Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he will field a strong side for Thursday’s Europa League visit to BATE Borisov, despite a 4000km round trip in the middle of a spell of three games in seven days. The second round of group-stage matches also sees AC Milan …

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Wenger fumes over gruelling schedule

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger has criticised the gruelling schedule that forces Arsenal to play three games in the space of just seven days. Wenger’s side eased to a 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Monday thanks to Alexandre Lacazette’s brace at the …

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Wenger foresees transfer shake-up

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes there will be a radical overhaul of the transfer market within the next year following the stratospheric spending of the close-season trading period. Paris Saint-Germain smashed the world transfer record to sign Neymar from Barcelona for 222 million euros ($266 …

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Five things we learned in the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsenal’s 4-0 thrashing by Liverpool thrust manager Arsene Wenger back into the firing line, while leaders Manchester United now own the last unbeaten record in the Premier League. Here are five things we learned in the English top flight this weekend: History is repeating again …

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How Liverpool thrashed Arsenal, Wood rocked Spurs

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Liverpool forwards Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah tore Arsenal to shreds as Arsene Wenger’s team crashed to a humiliating 4-0 defeat at Anfield on Sunday. The trio all found the net to condemn Arsenal to a second successive defeat after their 1-0 …

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Frustrated Wenger slams sluggish Arsenal’s “cheap” defeat

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger blasted Arsenal’s defenders for their sloppy display as Stoke stunned the Gunners with a 1-0 victory on Saturday. Wenger’s side crashed to their first Premier League defeat of the season thanks to Jese Rodriguez’s 47th minute strike at the bet365 Stadium. Jese was …

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Wenger calls for united front as Arsenal make Shield statement

nger London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Arsene Wenger pleaded with Arsenal fans to stay united after his side made a statement of intent with their Community Shield victory over Chelsea on Sunday. After spending much of last season under fire from supporters frustrated by Arsenal’s travails, Gunners boss Wenger …

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Unsettled Sanchez due back with Arsenal on Sunday

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Amid persistent reports that Alexis Sanchez wants to leave Arsenal, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger says the Chile forward will return to training on Sunday. Sanchez missed Arsenal’s pre-season tour to Australia and China while he rested after playing for his country at the Confederations Cup. …

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