'We need to send an apology letter to West Ham': Arsenal fans react to Declan Rice's display vs Brentford
Declan Rice once again proved his importance to Arsenal on Saturday, starring in a 1–0 win away from Brentford.The England international controlled the game in the midfield and saved the team with a vital goal-line clearance in the first half.
Arsenal's top midfield target named & 2 more under-radar stories today
Arsenal move didn't feel 'normal', says RiceDuring media duties for England, Declan Rice discussed his big-money move to Arsenal: "When the transfer was going through I was very nervous because of the price tag. You’re a human being bought for £105m, it doesn’t feel very normal.
Highest attendance in the Premier League this season: Arsenal behind two London clubs
Transfermarkt have released their list of the highest attendances in the Premier League so far this season.Arsenal are only fourth on the list, averaging 60,130 supporters at the Emirates for the home games in the top flight.
Highest attendance in the Premier League this season: leaky roof not an issue for Man United
Transfermarkt have released their list of the highest attendances in the Premier League so far this season.Manchester United are first on the list, averaging 73,504 supporters at Old Trafford for home games in the top flight.
Chalobah 'guaranteed' to leave Chelsea & 3 more under-radar stories today
James names his mentor at ChelseaReece James is making the best of the opportunity to learn from Thiago Silva, one of the most experienced centre-backs in the world of football.The Chelsea full-back said: "Thiago probably helps me the most whenever I'm unsure, or I feel like I need advice on something.
West Ham retain interest in Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Man United stance on transfer revealed
According to Football Transfers, a tier-three source, West Ham United are open to the prospect of signing Aaron Wan-Bissaka in January after missing out on a transfer in the summer. Erik ten Hag reportedly prevented Wan-Bissaka from leaving at the time, thanks to his impressive performances towards the end of last season.
Chelsea ready to sell Broja & 2 more under-radar stories today
Fofana hints at January returnWesley Fofana is yet to make an official appearance for Chelsea in 2023/24 after suffering a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in pre-season.Earlier this week, the 22-year-old centre-back liked an Instagram post suggesting that he could make his return at some point in January.
'They think he'll never get it right': Former PL midfielder says people are 'having a chuckle' at Nunez
Former West Ham midfielder Dean Ashton has said Darwin Nunez is being mocked by fans but he believes the forward is showing good signs.“I wouldn’t say [he’s] unlucky because some of the chances are excellent chances that you would expect a top striker to take,” said the 39-year-old.
'Really odd': Mikel Arteta slammed for baffling tactics in West Ham defeat
Chris Sutton did not hold back in his assessment of Mikel Arteta's tactics in the second half of Arsenal's 3-1 defeat to West Ham United in the Carabao Cup. Writing on the BBC, the pundit remarked: "I found it really odd that Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta waited until his side were 3-0 down to West Ham before bringing on Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli and Martin Odegaard.
Arteta raises Smith Rowe concern & 2 more big Arsenal stories you might've missed
Arteta expresses worry over Smith RoweSpeaking to the reporters after the West Ham game, Mikel Arteta said: "Emile Smith Rowe has got an injury in his knee and he's going to be out for weeks."Arsenal backed to win titles“I think they’ll win something for sure,” Vladimir Coufal said after West Ham knocked Arsenal out of the Carabao Cup.
Tomiyasu named Arsenal Player of the Month & 2 more under-radar stories
Arsenal trio up for Premier League awardsArsenal trio of Mikel Arteta, Declan Rice and Eddie Nketiah have all been officially nominated for Premier League awards for the month of October.Arteta is up for Manager of the Month (for the third consecutive month), Rice is nominated for Player of the Month while Nketiah is vying for Goal of the Month.
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Carabao Cup quarter-final date revealed & 3 other under-radar stories at Liverpool
Liverpool travel from Bournemouth by coachThe Reds' flight back to Merseyside was cancelled due to strong winds so the Liverpool players and staff had to take a five-hour bus journey. They arrived in Liverpool on Thursday morning, the Athletic report.
Sheikh Jassim linked with Premier League club - Qataris may not like offer
Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad al-Thani could become an investor in Premier League rivals West Ham as a 10% stake has been put up for sale, according to the Times.The Qatari banker pulled out of the bidding process for Man United last month, following protracted negotiations with the Glazers.
Four players anonymous: Arsenal's performance tierlist for West Ham defeat
Arsenal suffered a surprising 3–1 defeat against West Ham in the EFL Cup away from home on Wednesday night.It was a disappointing result for the Gunners who have now lost a chance to win a trophy in the middle of the 2023/24 season.
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'We refuse to ever try to be direct in attack': Arsenal fans react to frustrating West Ham defeat
Arsenal are out of the 2023/24 EFL Cup following the disappointing 3–1 defeat away at West Ham on Wednesday night.Mikel Arteta fielded a rotated starting XI away from but that is still not an excuse for the Gunners' poor showing against the Hammers.
Arsenal suffer Carabao Cup heartbreak & 2 more big stories you might've missed
Smith Rowe joins injury listArsenal have confirmed that Emile Smith Rowe is out with a knee issue which ruled him out of the Carabao Cup defeat at West Ham.Brentford reveal asking price for Ivan Toney According to Sky Sports, Brentford has slapped a £100m price tag on reported Arsenal target Ivan Toney.
'The pain is there': Mikel Arteta explains why Carabao Cup exit hurts
Speaking after the 3-1 defeat at West Ham, Mikel Arteta said: "First of all, there's disappointment with myself."Because obviously, I wanted the team to play in a very different way and we haven't managed to do that and every time that you lose a game, the pain is there and we have to use this pain for Saturday, that's for sure.
Mikel Arteta rues absence of VAR as Arsenal crash out of Carabao Cup
Mikel Arteta has suggested that Arsenal's 3-1 defeat against West Ham in the Carabao Cup could have been different had there been a Video Assistant Referee. Arteta on West Ham’s first goal: “If there’s VAR, there’s no goal, that’s for sure.
Was Ramsdale at fault for any of the goals he conceded against West Ham?
Aaron Ramsdale was not exactly at fault for any of the goals he conceded in the 3-1 defeat against West Ham today.For first, he was obstructed by the opposition moments before Ben White headed into his net although he could still manage to wrestle his way out.
Arsenal give reason for surprise Emile Smith Rowe absence from squad to face West Ham
Arsenal have confirmed that Emile Smith Rowe will miss out on tonight's squad due to a knee issue.The Gunners face West Ham in the last 16 of the Carabao Cup without Rowe only recently made his first Premier League start of the season.
'Drop Raya and Zinchenko': team news & potential starting XIs for West Ham EFL Cup clash
Arsenal return to EFL Cup action with a Round of 16 clash away at West Ham on Wednesday night.Yesterday, we asked you about your thoughts regarding Mikel Arteta's starting XI as the Gunners aim to progress in the competition.
David Moyes reveals kind of welcome Declan Rice will receive at West Ham
“Well I hope he will be back because you’ve got to remember this is the man who lifted the first European trophy in 50 years so he should be welcomed back with open arms,” David Moyes said on Declan Rice's return with Arsenal.“We’re all looking forward to seeing him again.