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Arteta reveals Arsenal will open talks with Lacazette 'soon'

Mikel Arteta reveals Arsenal will open talks with Alexandre Lacazette over his future ‘soon’ amid reports the striker could be sold… as boss prepares to do an ‘unprecedented’ amount of transfer business in the summer window Alexandre Lacazette will enter the last year of his Arsenal contract this summer Mikel Arteta says club will open […]

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Mikel Arteta provides Emile Smith Rowe injury update

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he’s hopeful that the injury Emile Smith Rowe sustained in a 3-1 win against Leicester is not ‘too bad’. The midfielder was selected to start at the King Power Stadium but he was removed shortly before half-time and replaced by Martin Odegaard. The youngster was one of five players to […]

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Arteta says criticism of under-firing Willian is not unfair

Mikel Arteta admits criticism of under-fire Willian is ‘normal’ and not ‘unfair’ as Arsenal’s £220,000-a-week signing continues to struggle after joining from Chelsea Brazil star Willian has continued to struggle since moving to Arsenal last summer Questions were asked of Arsenal handing the veteran star a lucrative contract  Boss Mikel Arteta says it is not […]

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Annoyed Arteta: Arsenal MUST improve cutting edge after Villa loss

Annoyed Mikel Arteta insists Arsenal MUST improve their cutting edge after suffering back-to-back defeats as he’s left to rue side gifting Aston Villa the winning goal within first two minutes  Arsenal were beaten 1-0 by Aston Villa through Ollie Watkins’ early opener  Watkins gave Villa the lead after a mix-up between Cedric Soares and Gabriel […]

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Mikel Arteta admits Aubameyang has been 'emotionally drained'

Mikel Arteta admits Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been ’emotionally drained’ since his mother was struck by illness – but the Arsenal boss is confident he can help them down Aston Villa in crucial game in race for a top-six spot Mikel Arteta said Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been ’emotionally drained’  The Gunners captain’s mother has been struck […]