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Burnley vs Arsenal preview, team news, betting tips & prediction

Arsenal travel to Burnley for their Premier League game this weekend and they will be hoping to build on their win over Norwich City last time out. The two sides meet at 15:00 pm BST on Saturday afternoon at Turf Moor. Mikel Arteta’s side picked up their first win of the Premier League campaign against the newly-promoted outfit last week. Meanwhile, Burnley will fancy their chances of picking up a win against a vulnerable arsenal side at home. Burnley vs Arsenal team news The home side will be without the services of Dale Stephens, Kevin Long and Connor Roberts due to injury. Meanwhile, the Gunners will be without Mohamed Elneny and Rob Holding due to injury. Midfielder Granit Xhaka remains suspended after picking up a red card against Manchester City. Burnley: Pope; Lowton, Mee, Tarkowski...

Former Arsenal defender turned down Real Madrid and Premier League duo

David Luiz turned down offers from Real Madrid and the Premier League in order to return to Brazil with Flamengo, according to Globo Esporte. Luiz spent two seasons in the English top flight with Arsenal, where he tended to divide opinion. On his day, he was a noticeably good player, but he was often erratic and error-prone. Luiz receives a red card against former club Chelsea The Brazilian’s contract expired at the end of the season, with the Gunners choosing not to offer him an extension. During the summer, he returned to his homeland, signing a 15-month deal with Flamengo. But according to Globo Esporte, the 34-year-old was not short of options. They claim that Real Madrid, Everton, and West Ham United were among the sides interested in his signature. Los Blancos boss Carlo Ancelotti pr...

Arsenal Injury News: Mohamed Elneny and Rob Holding ruled out for Burnley clash

Arsenal have been dealt a double injury blow ahead of their Premier League clash against Burnley. According to the Athletic, Mohamed Elneny and Rob Holding are sidelined with injuries. The Egyptian midfielder is struggling with a hamstring strain and he will return to full training next week. Meanwhile, Holding sustained a knee injury against Norwich City last week and he will not be available to face the Clarets on Saturday. 8th April 2018, Emirates Stadium, London, England; EPL Premier League football, Arsenal versus Southampton; Danny Welbeck of Arsenal celebrates with Mohamed Elneny and Rob Holding after scoring and making it 3-2 in minute 81 PUBLICATIONxINxGERxSUIxAUTxHUNxSWExNORxDENxFINxONLY ActionPlus12010810 The Gunners have made a poor start to their Premier League season having l...

Arteta is now planning to offload £100k-per-week Arsenal star next summer – report

Arsenal are contemplating selling goalkeeper Bernd Leno in the summer transfer window, according to reports from the Daily Mail. The Gunners bolstered their goalkeeping department this summer by signing Aaron Ramsdale from Sheffield United. The £30 million summer signing made his first start for the Gunners on Saturday against Norwich City and kept a clean sheet, as Arsenal registered their first win of the season. Mikel Arteta was full of praise for Ramsdale after the game, saying he was terrific. The England international is now set to retain his place in the side. Leno, who is on £100k-per-week wages at the Emirates, is now facing an uncertain future at the club. He is the first-choice goalkeeper at Arsenal, but his position is under threat. SportsLens View  Leno was heav...

‘Incredible’ – Some Arsenal fans drool over ‘exceptional’ player after latest display

Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to express their reactions to Ben White’s performance following their victory over Norwich City on Saturday. After a horror start to the season, the Gunners finally got their season underway with a 1-0 win against the newly promoted Norwich at the Emirates. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s goal was the difference between the two sides, and it ensured the Gunners move out of the drop zone. Norwich are yet to pick up a point after four games. Mikel Arteta made a few changes to the squad, with Aaron Ramsdale making his debut. The Spaniard also went with a three-man defence of Tomiyasu, Ben White, and Gabriel, while Kieran Tierney and Ainsley Maitland-Niles operated as wing-backs. Tomisayu was brilliant before he was taken off, but the pair of White and ...

‘Terrific’ – Arteta suggests one Arsenal player impressed heavily with his energy vs Norwich

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has showered praise on goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale. After a shocking start to the season (three defeats in a row and no goals scored), Arsenal picked up their first win of the season, defeating Norwich City 1-0 at the Emirates. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the only goal in the second half as the Gunners picked up all three points against the Canaries. Arteta made several changes to the side. He picked summer signing Ramsdale for this game ahead of Bernd Leno, and the 23-year-old did impress. The Arsenal boss was heavily impressed by the former Sheffield United goalkeeper and has spoken highly of him. According to reports from BBC Sport, the deal for Ramsdale, 23, is worth £24m plus a further £6m in add-odds. Arteta suggested after the game that Ramsdal...

Report: Arsenal eyeing surprise transfer swoop for amazing £40 million striker

Arsenal are eyeing up a move to sign Sevilla hitman Youssef En-Nesyri according to an exclusive report from La Colina de Nervion. Gunners boss Mikel Arteta is allegedly eyeing up potential replacements for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gabonese hitman has been in poor form since signing a new deal with Arsenal last season. And it seems as though Arteta has his eye on someone who he thinks will actually be an upgrade on the 32-year-old. Arsenal target Youssef En-Nesyri in action for Sevilla – Copyright: xMariaxJosexSegoviax Youssef En-Nesyri a transfer target for Arsenal That’s according to La Colina de Nervion who claims that Arteta could soon make a move to sign the striker. He is lively, quick and has great mobility and movement. The Sevilla ace is pretty good in the air as we...

Arsenal could sign 25-year-old Spurs target if £100k-per-week player leaves the club – report

Arsenal could move for Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana in the next transfer window, according to reports from Goal. The report claims that Serie A giants Inter Milan have joined the race to sign the Ajax goalkeeper who has less than 12 months left on his current contract. The likes of Arsenal and Tottenham have shown interest in the Cameroon international, but they couldn’t make a move for him due to the player’s doping ban. The ban has since been reduced on appeal and the 25-year-old will be able to play from November. However, Ajax are aware they are set to lose the goalkeeper for nothing next summer and are now looking to offload him in January. The report adds that Arsenal could look to sign him in January if Bernd Leno leaves the club. Leno, who is on £100k-per-week wages at the club...

Report: Tottenham failed with move to bring £8m star back to North London this summer

Aaron Ramsey rejected the chance to leave Juventus for Tottenham in the summer according to a report from Calcio Mercato. The 30-year-old former Arsenal ace was available for around £8 million in the summer and Spurs were hot on his tail according to a report from Football.London. Tottenham boss Nuno Espirito Santo ended up mostly strengthening his defensive ranks, bringing in the likes of Cristian Romero, Emerson Royal and Pape Sarr. That isn’t to say that Ramsey wouldn’t have been a solid addition as well, however. Ramsey allegedly rejected a move to Tottenham this summer Aaron Ramsey allegedly rejected Tottenham Calcio Mercato claims that the Welshman has numerous offers to leave Turin this summer. One of those was allegedly from Spurs. With 66 international caps for Wales to his name, ...

Jamie O’Hara posts seven-word reaction after Tony Cascarino makes bold claim about Arsenal

Popular football pundit, Tony Cascarino has suggested that Sam Allardyce would do a better job at Arsenal than Mikel Arteta. The former Chelsea player has claimed on talkSPORT today that Allardyce would make Arsenal a better team. According to him, Allardyce did a good job at West Bromwich Albion and made them better defensively. Jamie O’Hara, who is also a popular pundit at talkSPORT, has responded to the post shared by the radio station on Twitter, saying – “Come on guys we’re better than this.” Come on guys we’re better than this — Jamie Ohara (@Mrjamieohara1) September 5, 2021 SportsLens View  Allardyce is a vastly experienced manager who has earned a reputation for himself in saving teams from getting relegated. However, his old-school style of football and antediluvian tactics h...

Report: Arsenal new boy has told his friends when he expects Arteta to use him

Arsenal signed Aaron Ramsdale during the summer transfer window from Sheffield United by paying a transfer fee of £24 million. The 23-year-old has signed a four-year contract with the option of a fifth year at the north London club, and he is expected to provide an immediate cover and competition for Bernd Leno. The Athletic claimed that Ramsdale was signed based on Mikel Arteta’s request. Arsenal’s technical director, Edu, wanted to bring other alternatives, but Arteta pressurised the board to bring the England goalkeeper to the Emirates. Leno has been the first-choice keeper at the club, but following a disappointing start where Arsenal lost all three of their opening games, conceding nine goals, Mikel Arteta is thinking of replacing him in the next match. According to reports from ...

Edu tried to sign 50-goal Tottenham target for Arsenal this summer – report

Arsenal technical director Edu had tried to sign Lautaro Martinez for the Gunners this summer, according to reports from The Athletic. The Gunners have been one of the high spenders in the transfer market, with the London club signing players like Ben White, Martin Odegaard, Aaron Ramsdale, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Albert Sambi Lokonga and Nuno Tavares. The north London club reportedly made an attempt to sign Martinez from Inter Milan, and Edu “spearheaded” Arsenal’s interest in the 24-year-old striker who has scored 50 goals for the Nerazzurri since joining in 2018. Competition from Tottenham  Arsenal were not the only London club to have registered an interest in Martinez. North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur also came very close to signing him. Throughout the summer, Spurs had been link...