Tag: Chelsea

It will be difficult against Chelsea without him admits Arsenal star

Hector Bellerín has admitted this weekend's FA Cup Final against Chelsea will be made all the more difficult with Laurent Koscielny's suspension after a...

Chelsea manager trolls Arsenal

Whether intentionally or not, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has begun his mind games by claiming that Arsenal will be more motivated to prevail in Saturday's FA Cup final and are the favourites.

Arsenal get massive double injury boost ahead of FA Cup final...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is set to return to full training this week, as he aims to prove his match fitness and earn a starting berth with the FA Cup Final up against Chelsea on Saturday afternoon.

Arsenal and Chelsea warned off trying to sign classy deep-lying midfielder

Earlier this year Arsenal and Chelsea were both given a warning not to pursue Marco Verratti.

Chelsea lead see-saw race for £50m defender who 'agreed' to join...

The stories of Virgil Van Dijk leaving Southampton just keep popping up as the defender is once again linked with a Chelsea move.

Real Madrid man offered to Arsenal and Chelsea but one side...

According to a recent report in the Daily Star, Arsenal as well as Premier League champions Chelsea, are set to be offered the opportunity to sign Real Madrid's James Rodriguez this summer.

Chelsea 'increasingly likely' to pull off massive Arsenal transfer

Chelsea are reportedly becoming 'increasingly likely' to pull off a move for Alexis Sanchez this summer.

Which manager revealed he could be leaving in six days’ time?

Arsene Wenger suggested his future could be decided after the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, with a board meeting planned with the club’s hierarchy.

Arsenal injury boost ahead of Everton game

Arsenal were given a big boost ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash against Everton with defender Laurent Koscielny returning to training.

Granit Xhaka second only to Chelsea man for pass stats this...

Granit Xhaka has completed the second most passes in the Premier League this season.

Only Chelsea have been worse at this than Arsenal this season

Arsenal are usually applauded for giving their younger players a chance but this season there's only been one team worse at it: Chelsea.

Middlesbrough set to frustrate Arsenal and Chelsea by keeping star despite...

Relegated Middlesbrough are reportedly determined to keep hold of Ben Gibson despite interest from Arsenal and Chelsea.

Could this former Arsenal player come back to bite the Gunners?

Cesc Fabregas
Former Chelsea winger, Pat Nevin, reckons that Cesc Fabregas could destroy Arsenal during the FA Cup final in more ways than one.

Arsenal and Chelsea target to stay in Italy next season

Mauro Icardi has once again committed his future to Inter Milan despite the Serie A club's poor season.

Arsenal eyeing 24-year-old shot-stopper as replacement for Petr Cech

Arsenal are reportedly prepared to compete with Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City for Stoke City goalkeeper, Jack Butland.

Arsenal interested in audacious Chelsea approach

According to a report in the Sun today, Arsene Wenger is interested in signing Tammy Abraham.

Chelsea man: I don't like to play against Arsenal, we want...

Cesc Fabregas has said that it will be 'emotional' when he faces Arsenal in the FA Cup final in just under two weeks' time.

Chelsea plan parade for day after FA Cup final v Arsenal

Chelsea have planned their title-winning parade through London for the day after the FA Cup final against Arsenal, no doubt hopeful that they will be celebrating a double - but what happens if Arsenal win the final?

Real Madrid hitman to snub Arsenal interest for Chelsea move

Recent reports suggest that Alvaro Morata is on the verge of leaving Santiago Bernabeu to join English champions Chelsea despite being heavily linked with Arsenal.

Why Tottenham are set for same post-stadium move disappointment as Arsenal

Arsenal moved to a new stadium over 10 years ago. In that time, the football landscape changed dramatically and the Gunners struggled to keep up with both their debt repayments and the new requirements of modern football. As Tottenham bid farewell to White Hart Lane, the noises they are making indicate they haven't been paying attention to their neighbours as closely as they should.

Chelsea send officials for £30m defender Arsenal struggled to sign

Kostas Manolas
Chelsea are reportedly striving to succeed where Arsenal failed to sign Roma defender, Kostas Manolas.

Arsene Wenger's Chelsea comments misrepresented

Arsene Wenger commented that Chelsea might find things slightly tougher next season having to incorporate Champions League football into their schedule and this has, of course, been twisted.

Antonio Conte gives Chelsea the edge over Arsenal in £50m forward...

According to reports in both Goal and the Sun, Arsenal are prepared to battle Premier League champions Chelsea for Álvaro Morata this summer.

Arsenal to show FA Cup live at the Emirates

Just like in 2014 and 2015, Arsenal will be showing the FA Cup final live on an 120-metre screen at the Emirates on 27 May.

Chelsea beat Arsenal to sign Rangers wonderkid

As I reported last month, Arsenal were slow to move in bid to sign Rangers wonderkid Billy Gilmour and he's now signed for Chelsea.

Chelsea fans give their verdict on signing Alexis Sanchez

Chelsea are one of the clubs being consistently linked with a move for Alexis Sanchez this summer but what do their fans think of this particular rumour?

Antonio Conte credits Arsenal defeat for changing Chelsea

Antonio Conte
Antonio Conte believes that Chelsea's loss to Arsenal earlier in the campaign was a pivotal point in their season.

Reliable French report: Alexis prefers Bayern Munich move to PSG

Reliable french outlet, Le Parisien, claims that while Paris Saint-Germain's interest in Alexis Sanchez is very real, the Chilean would prefer a move to Bayern Munich.

Wenger: Chelsea league win helped by no Europe, let’s see next...

Arsene Wenger believes that Chelsea's league win this season has been helped massively by the fact that they've not been in Europe.

Chelsea send officials for £30m defender Arsenal struggled to sign

Kostas Manolas
Chelsea are reportedly striving to succeed where Arsenal failed and sign Roma defender, Kostas Manolas.

Chelsea manager backs Jose Mourinho to field weakened team against Tottenham

Antonio Conte has backed Jose Mourinho's decision to field a weakened team against Chelsea's title rivals, Spurs, next weekend.

Chelsea want Petr Cech back

According to a report in the Daily Mail, Chelsea are keen to bring Petr Cech back to Stamford Bridge at some point.

Fabregas: I’d love to feel what it’s like to be Theo...

Cesc Fabregas gave what many will see as an unusual answer when asked which footballer he would like to switch bodies with at a recent Q&A.

Former Arsenal man: Sell Alexis to Chelsea

Charlie Nicholas believes Arsenal should just get rid of Alexis Sanchez as the player is demanding too much and not delivering.

Garth Crooks compares Chelsea’s Moses to Arsenal’s Lauren

Lauren
Garth Crooks believes that the only player who has ever transitioned to the position of wing-back as smoothly as Chelsea's Victor Moses has, was Lauren.

Chelsea named Petr Cech in side to face Everton

Petr Cech was on fire on Sunday... so much so that he not only saved Arsenal's skin (sort of) in the North London Derby, he also helped Chelsea to their 3-0 win over Everton.

Arsenal ‘in talks’ for £50m defender

Arsenal are reportedly 'in talks' over a move for Southampton centre-back, Virgil van Dijk, over the summer.

Arsenal meet with Sampdoria forward’s agent but Tottenham have edge

Patrik Schick
Spurs are reportedly set to beat Arsenal to Sampdoria forward, Patrik Schick.

Wenger: This is the problem with Alexis Sanchez's deal

Arsene Wenger has revealed that the problems with negotiations over a new deal for Alexis Sanchez are purely contractual and the forward wants to stay at Arsenal.

John Terry linked with shock move to Arsenal – shocking for...

John Terry could reportedly be tempted to join Arsenal in a surprise switch this summer.

Only Chelsea are better at this than Arsenal

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on March 4, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Only Chelsea have been better at converting shots to goals this season than Arsenal.

OTD Chelsea beat Invincibles in Champions League

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On 6 April 2004, Chelsea beat Arsenal 2-1 in the Champions League quarter-final.

Chelsea want to make Alexis highest paid player in Premier League

Chelsea want Alexis Sanchez so badly they are prepared to make him the best-paid player in the Premier League if he leaves Arsenal according to Don Balon.

PSG and Chelsea in talks with Alexis Sanchez’s ‘entourage’

RMC last night reported that both PSG and Chelsea have opened talks over signing Alexis Sanchez – but with his people, NOT Arsenal.

French expert reveals why Arsenal didn't sign Chelsea midfielder

French football expert, Julien Laurens, has revealed why Arsenal didn't sign N'Golo Kante.

Chelsea make Arsenal star their top summer target, agent aware

Antonio Conte is reportedly gearing up to take Alexis Sanchez to Chelsea this summer.

OTD Arsenal beat Chelsea in FA Cup replay on way to...

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On 25 March 2003, Arsenal beat Chelsea 3-1 at Stamford Bridge during their FA Cup sixth round replay.

OTD Chelsea end Arsenal's three-month unbeaten run

On 23 March 2008, Chelsea managed to beat Arsenal, which no other team had managed in the League since Middlesbrough on 9 December 2007.

OTD Arsenal ship 6 against Chelsea as referee makes huge mistake

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On 22 March 2014, not only did Arsenal lose 6-0 at Stamford Bridge, they were the victim of an embarrassing refereeing mistake at the hands of Andre Marriner.

Chelsea bid rejected, Arsenal scout £40m Celtic man who was free...

Moussa Dembele
Arsenal are apparently keen on spending £40m on Celtic’s Moussa Dembele – a player they could have picked up for free from Fulham before he signed for the Glasgow side in the summer.

Arsenal to face Bayern Munich and Chelsea in preseason

Arsenal must really be gluttons for punishment as they line up to face Bayern Munich in pre-season in Singapore ahead of the new campaign.

Arsenal use fewer players than Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City,...

Over the past five years in the Premier League Arsenal have used fewer players than any of their main rivals.

Arsenal eye free defender, Chelsea bid rejected in January

Sead Kolasinac
Arsenal are said to be tracking Sead Kolasinac ahead of a possible free transfer in the summer.

Chelsea laughably linked with Alexis Sanchez move

The Daily Star appear to have followed in the S*n's footsteps this morning (Wednesday) and fabricated a sensational headline with no real information behind their claim.

'Stranger things have happened’ than Arsenal catching Chelsea says Aaron Ramsey

Aaron Ramsey believes that Arsenal can still catch Chelsea in the title race despite the Gunners being 13 points behind Antonio Conte’s men, albeit with a game in hand.

OTD Theo Walcott scores first goal as Arsenal lose cup final...

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On this day in 2007, Arsenal lost 2-1 to Chelsea in the League Cup final.

Arsenal ‘target’ dreaming of Manchester United but wouldn’t mind Chelsea

Franck Kessie
Supposed Arsenal target, Franck Kessie, has said that he would prefer a move to Manchester United but wouldn't mind Chelsea either.

Arsenal 11th in UEFA rankings as Manchester City climb to 12th

Arsenal stay 11th in UEFA's latest coefficient rankings, while Chelsea remain the only English team to make the top 10.

OTD Arsenal beat Chelsea 3-1 on road to FA Cup final

Thierry Henry scores penalty in FA Cup against Chelsea
On this day in 2001, Arsenal beat Chelsea 3-1 at home in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

Petr Čech refuses to concede defeat to Chelsea

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Petr Cech of Arsenal applauds supporters after his side's 2-0 win in the Premier League match between Arsenal and Hull City at Emirates Stadium on February 11, 2017 in London, England.
After his first clean sheet in four matches during a 2-0 win over Hull yesterday, Petr Cech refused to rule us out of the Premier League title race.

Arsenal podcast #81: Chelsea choke, a back 3 option + fan...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen is joined by Helen and Sylvain to go over the Chelsea game with a fine comb.

Tactics: The fundamental flaw at centre of Arsenal’s limp display at...

Arsenal tactics
Arsenal were found wanting yet again at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in a defeat that finally ended a title challenge that had been running on fumes.

Chelsea star – We went easy on Arsenal

Francis Coquelin and Eden Hazard
Eden Hazard has claimed that Chelsea could have scored more against Arsenal but decided not to bother.

Arsenal captain - This is the difference between us and Chelsea

Koscielny (R) challenges Costa in a duel for possession during the Chelsea fixture
After Arsenal's 3-1 defeat against Chelsea, Laurent Koscielny was asked to reflect upon another frustrating afternoon in the Premier League.

Proof Chelsea man should have been sent off against Arsenal

The Chelsea game on Saturday was another typical example of a referee bottling a decision. You have to ask - why do they regularly fail...

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s horror show at Chelsea

Petr Cech
Although I think most of us were expecting an embarrassing performance and result against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, it's never nice to actually have to live through it.

Chelsea manager – In England it’s legal to elbow players in...

Antonio Conte
Chelsea’s manager, Antonio Conte, believes that it is legal to elbow players in the head with such force they are knocked out because Marcos Alonso jumped higher than Hector Bellerin.

Arsenal player focus - Coquelin stinks it up against Chelsea

Francis Coquelin demonstrated once again on Saturday that he's just not good enough for Arsenal.

Arsenal player focus - Gabriel embarrassing at right-back again v Chelsea

Gabriel
It's getting rather painful having to watch Gabriel fill in at right-back for Hector Bellerin.

Arsenal players get negative ratings v Chelsea

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal went to Chelsea on Saturday for the early kick-off and promptly played like Arsenal at Chelsea.

Wenger reveals extent of Bellerin's concussion after Chelsea man's elbow

Hector Bellerin
Arsene Wenger revealed after Arsenal's embarrassing 3-1 loss away to Chelsea the true extent of Hector Bellerin's concussion.

Alternative facts reign as Arsenal and referee combine for Chelsea horror...

Hector Bellerin
Martin Atkinson, as expected, played a pivotal role in Arsenal’s defeat at Stamford Bridge on Sunday as the Gunners said goodbye to their title challenge in the weakest possible fashion.

Make or break time for Arsenal as 'mental strength' set to...

After a forgettable defeat on Tuesday night at the hands of Watford, it's even more of an important fixture for Arsenal as they make the short trip to west London with league leaders Chelsea up next.

110 scored, 36 conceded – Chelsea v Arsenal – Since we...

Laurent Koscielny Diego Costa
Arsenal, you might have heard, travel to Stamford Bridge this weekend.

Wenger accidentally reveals unacceptable Watford problem as he fires up for...

Arsene Wenger
After the game against Watford on Tuesday night, Arsene Wenger was sure his team had been prepared for the challenge in hand.

Chelsea manager seeking revenge against Arsenal when he should say ‘thank...

Antonio Conte Arsene Wenger
Conte seeking revenge against Arsenal when he should say ‘thank you’ to them for helping to get their title charge on track.

Wenger set to bring security to Chelsea clash

Arsene Wenger in stands at Southampton
Arsene Wenger is apparently set to bring security to Arsenal's match at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, seeing as he has to sit with the home fans.

Arsenal stars show love to Chelsea hero

Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard has officially announced his retirement from football and fellow players came out in support of the former Chelsea and England hero.

Arsenal to play this winger in middle against Chelsea?

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Arsene Wenger recently hailed Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's work down the middle for Arsenal; is this where we could see the 23-year-old feature against Chelsea on Saturday?

Arsenal opposition injury report – Chelsea

Arsenal face an in-form Chelsea on 4 February but what will their squad look like heading into the fixture?

Manchester United favourites to sign Griezmann but do Arsenal have a...

Antoinne Greizmann
Manchester United seem to be the favourites to sign Antoinne Griezmann, but do Arsenal have a chance?

Arsenal opposition injury report – Chelsea

Arsenal travel to Stamford Bridge on 4 February hoping for a repeat of September's 3-0 thrashing at the Emirates.

Arsenal can catch Chelsea says pundit

Thierry Henry
Thierry Henry believes there's everything to play for when Arsenal travel to Stamford Bridge on 4 February.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Chelsea

Arsenal face Chelsea on 4 February for the second time this season.

Gnabry won’t rule out return to Arsenal or move to Chelsea

Serge Gnabry debut for Germany
According to a report in the Telegraph, Serge Gnabry has refused to rule out a Premier League return with both ourselves and Chelsea mentioned as possible destinations.

The hilarity of Costa, Chelsea, and their just desserts

Laurent Koscielny and Diego Costa
On Friday, the biggest story doing the rounds was Diego Costa being dropped by Chelsea because he wants to go to China and earn all the monies.

Chelsea boss aims to follow in former Manchester United manager and...

Antonio Conte Arsene Wenger
Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has spoken highly of 'monsters' Arsene Wenger and Sir Alex Ferguson.

Arsenal and Chelsea come to agreement over young players - report

Antonio Conte Arsene Wenger
One of the odder transfer stories this week comes courtesy of the Mirror's John Cross who claims that Arsenal and Chelsea have a rather unusual agreement when it comes to their young players.

Petr Cech - How Chelsea should give Arsenal hope

Petr Cech
Petr Cech believes that Chelsea's brilliant form in the Premier League proves that anything can happen and, therefore, should give Arsenal hope during their own title run.

Arsenal and Chelsea linked with £21m Bundesliga star - report

Ricardo Rodriguez
Arsenal are once against being linked with Wolfsburg left-back, Ricardo Rodriguez, although Chelsea are said to be about to 'pip us' to the signing.

5 best Arsenal moments of 2016

Olivier Giroud scores v Sunderland
With 2016 coming to an end, we look back at some of the highlights from the year.

Wenger – If Chelsea do it, it’s absolutely marvellous

Antonio Conte Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger believes that it will be ‘absolutely marvellous’ if Chelsea beat Arsenal’s winning run record.

Jack Wilshere – I want to help Arsenal

Jack Wilshere
Bournemouth travel to Stamford Bridge on Boxing Day and Arsenal loanee, Jack Wilshere, hopes his team can put an end to Chelsea's winning streak.

Former Chelsea star has dig at Arsenal over City loss

Michael Ballack
Former Chelsea player, Michael Ballack, couldn't resist the urge to troll some irritable Arsenal fans following our loss to Manchester City on Sunday.

Wenger challenges Chelsea to continue unbeaten run

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger has praised Chelsea on their nine-game winning streak but can they continue?

Rival watch: Costa snatches points as Chelsea leapfrog Arsenal

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Despite a tense afternoon on Sunday lunchtime, Chelsea fought hard and eventually snatched a 1-0 win over a resolute West Brom side, who defended well collectively for sustained periods but were punished for a costly second half mistake.

Chelsea linked with audacious move for Alexis Sanchez - report

Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez is now being linked with a move to Chelsea, of all clubs.

Isco heads for Real Madrid exit, Arsenal and Manchester City linked...

Real Madrid midfielder, Isco, is still being linked with a move away from the La Liga club, with Arsenal, Manchester City and a host of other top European clubs linked.

Confirmed: Arsenal sign talented former Chelsea defender + where he fits...

Arsenal have completed the signing of centre-back Zech Medley on a scholarship deal, following a successful trial.

Cesc Fabregas tipped to replace key Arsenal midfielder - report

Cesc Fabregas
In one of the stranger transfer rumours to do the rounds recently, Cesc Fabregas has been linked with a move back to Arsenal.

Petr Cech reveals season highlight – beating Chelsea

Petr Cech has revealed to Arsenal's website that his best moment of the season so far has been when the Gunners beat his former team, Chelsea, at the Emirates 3-0.

Fans livid as Arsenal man gets friendly with hated Chelsea star

After Chelsea's 1-0 win over Middlesbrough on Sunday afternoon, Calum Chambers appears to ask Diego Costa if he can swap shirts.

Shocking stat highlights Arsenal's massive stumbling block against Jose Mourinho

Just in case you were feeling in any way confident ahead of Arsenal's trip to Manchester United on Saturday, here's a fun stat.

Chelsea man snubs Spain offer while Santi Cazorla accepts

Santi Cazorla will be at Spain's friendly against England at Wembley tonight (Tuesday).

Why Chelsea’s days of stockpiling players are coming to an end

Chelsea have gathered plenty of criticism and anger from a number of different rival clubs, supporters and critics in the media over the past few years for their trend of stockpiling young players. That could all be about to end

‘Give me Dele Alli all day’ Former Chelsea and Tottenham man...

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It seems as though former Spurs and Chelsea defender, Jason Cundy, isn't a big fan of Mesut Ozil...

Arsenal and Liverpool keen on highly rated attacking Argentine - report

Arsenal, as well as about 106 other teams, are apparently keeping an eye on a 17-year-old the Sun is hailing as an "Argentinian whizkid": Naza Bazan Vera.

Former Arsenal defender backs 'professional' Chelsea for title

Sol Cmapbell
Sol Campbell believes that Chelsea have what is takes to win the Premier League this season.

Wenger - This key Arsenal midfielder reminds me of Chelsea legend

Arsene Wenger has drawn a comparison between Aaron Ramsey and a certain former Chelsea midfielder: Frank Lampard.

Surprising Arsenal player proven faster than Chelsea star

According to Opta, Olivier Giroud is the fifth slowest outfield player in the Premier League, while Cesc Fabregas is third.

Wenger 'Hopefully West Ham get rid of it'

west ham chelsea safe standing crowd trouble
Arsene Wenger appeared frustrated at his presser on Friday morning when speaking about the fights, which took place between West Ham and Chelsea fans with safe standing coming up for discussion

Chelsea midfielder - Arsenal helped us

Chelsea midfielder, Nemanja Matic claims that losing 3-0 away to Arsenal recently encouraged them to work harder.

Media show their Arsenal hypocrisy once again over Chelsea selfie

After Chelsea destroyed Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday evening, the Chelsea players posted a picture of themselves celebrating in the dressing room, so they were widely criticised, right?

Ex-Chelsea defender joins Arsenal on trial

Former Chelsea centreback, Zech Medley, has joined Arsenal on trial.

Arsenal rival watch: Leicester imitate Chelsea's title defence by rolling over...

After what was the worst defence of a Premier League title by the champions last season, Leicester showed that they are likely to take that accolade from Chelsea this campaign after they were brushed aside by Antonio Conte's men at Stamford Bridge.

Watch: Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham target claims two assists during...

Bruma played for Portugal's u21s during their 7-1 thrashing of Liechtenstein and managed to claim two assists.

Another Chelsea player idolises Arsenal legend

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Another Chelsea player has named Thierry Henry as their footballing idol; this time, it's Willian.

Chelsea player’s ‘brutal takedown’ of Arsenal fan hilariously pathetic

If you saw the headlines, you were no doubt expecting something immense from Michy Batshauyi’s ‘brutal takedown’ of an Arsenal fan on Twitter. You would be disappointed.

Chelsea star reveals Arsenal "legend" is his hero

Eden Hazard has revealed that Belgium assistant coach, Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, was his childhood hero.

Arsenal close spending gap on Manchester United and Manchester City, move...

Over the last four seasons, Arsenal have spent more than Chelsea and almost as much as both Manchester City and Manchester United.

Arsene Wenger for England? Never!

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Sam Allardyce losing the England job he coveted for years in a matter of 67 days has to be one of the most marvelous football stories I have ever heard.

Episode 62: Nottingham Forest victory, Chelsea humiliation + booing Fabregas

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew, Stephen and Anita discuss league cup victory at Forest, this season's tactical changes, the emergence of Iwobi and 'Kostafi', and booing ex players. ...

Chelsea fans aren’t buying forward’s apology for liking Arsenal stars’ pictures...

Patrick Bamford has given a bit of a strange explanation for liking Mesut Ozil and Hector Bellerin's pictures after Arsenal beat Chelsea 3-0 on Saturday.

Is Arsenal's humiliation of Chelsea just another false dawn or the...

The weekend's walk-over of the West London gazzilionaires has helped restore the faith, and the logic of recent decisions is now clear, but is this just another false dawn?

Watch: Arsenal duo boss Chelsea hard man

Laurent Koscielny Diego Costa
Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny had a field day against Diego Costa on Saturday.

Watch: Arsenal defender makes amazing last man tackle on Chelsea forward

Hector Bellerin
In the dying minutes against Chelsea, Arsenal found themselves still 3-0 up and now it was all about keeping a clean sheet, something that Hector Bellerin helped to ensure.

Watch: Wenger jokes around after thumping Chelsea 3-0

Arsene Wenger was all smiles after Arsenal beat Chelsea 3-0 on Saturday.

Watch: Antonio Conte slams Chelsea’s attitude after Arsenal defeat

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Antonio Conte slammed Chelsea's attitude after losing to Arsenal 3-0 at the Emirates on Saturday.

Star admits Arsenal 'smashed' Chelsea

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After Arsenal beat Chelsea 3-0 on Saturday, Eden Hazard spoke to SFR Sport and admitted that the Gunners had indeed 'smashed' the Blues.

Player focus: Alexis Sanchez puts in silky performance v Chelsea

It was another excellent performance from the talented Chilean, who showed his world class quality in a number of different situations against a Chelsea side who came but were ultimately unprepared for Alexis' tireless running and admirable workrate.

Mesut Ozil proves to be dangerous pass-master v Chelsea

Despite not having the sharpest accuracy during Arsenal's 3-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday evening, Mesut Ozil was still one of our stand-out pass-masters.

Arsenal midfielder schools Chelsea with pass-masterclass

Santi Cazorla was Arsenal v Chelsea's best pass-master and showed the Blues how you control a game.

Player focus: Theo ‘Big Game’ Walcott puts in another top performance...

Theo Walcott loves a goal against Chelsea and Saturday evening was no different as he put in another brilliant performance to help secure a 3-0 win.

Arsenal player ratings: No weak links as Alexis, Ozil and Bellerin...

What a match, finally a win against Chelsea, a clean sheet AND no cards!

Arsenal man hails 'massive' win over Chelsea

Hector Bellerin has tweeted about Arsenal's 'massive result' against Chelsea after the Gunners thumped them 3-0.

New Arsenal signings + Mesut Ozil pose for celebratory selfie after...

Mesut Ozil has already taken to Twitter to share a selfie of himself, Granit Xhaka, Lucas and Shkodran Mustafi in the dressing room at the Emirates, celebrating a brilliant win over Chelsea.

Result: Arsenal look the real deal as Gunners register emphatic win...

Finally, Arsenal have beaten Chelsea at home and it wasn't a close affair by any means.

Official teams: Arsenal v Chelsea

Arsenal team news
Although Arsenal host Chelsea higher in the table on goal difference, the Gunners will need a positive result to really make their mark on the Premier League.

Arsenal hero opens up about iconic Chelsea hattrick

Ray Parlour
Former Arsenal star, Kanu, has opened up about his iconic hattrick against Chelsea, which he claims to remember like it was yesterday.

Arsenal captain warns Gunners to respect Chelsea

Per Mertesacker
Per Mertesacker has urged his Arsenal teammates to respect how dangerous Chelsea can be.

Mesut Ozil claims if Arsenal want to win title they must...

Mesut Ozil claims that if Arsenal want to win the Premier League, they must first beat their rivals, Chelsea.

Wenger admits Arsenal have hurdle to overcome against Chelsea

Arsene Wenger had admitted that Arsenal need to overcome a hurdle in order to beat Chelsea after finishing both clashes last season without 11 men on the pitch.

Has Arsenal v Chelsea lost its spark without Jose Mourinho?

Helen Trantum column
"Remember who you are, what you are, and who you represent."

Everything you need to know ahead of Arsenal v Chelsea

It's Premier League time and this time, the arrival of Chelsea as Arsenal look to get their first win over their London rivals in the league in an eternity.

Watch: Antonio Conte’s pre-Arsenal Chelsea press conference

from Arsenal's opposition
Antonio Conte met with the press on Friday lunchtime ahead of his side’s trip to the Emirates.

Arsenal team news: Good news for one, injury setback for another...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has met with the press ahead of Arsenal's game against Chelsea this weekend and it was a mixed bag of news in terms of injured players.

Arsenal forward urges teammates not to fall for Chelsea mind games

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has urged his Arsenal teammates to not allow Chelsea mind games to get to them on Saturday so we can hopefully keep 11 men on the pitch this time.

Why Granit Xhaka would make Chelsea think twice about sitting back

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
It is a thankless task writing about football, or any sport come to that.

Chelsea man 'No matter what is said, Arsenal will always be...

Cesc Fabregas is hoping that his display against Leicester will see him handed a start in Antonio Conte’s side when Chelsea rock up at the Emirates this weekend.

Chelsea injury boost: Captain set to return for Arsenal clash

from Arsenal's opposition
After injuring his ankle during Chelsea's draw against Swansea, John Terry is said to be recovering well and should be back in action for the Arsenal clash on Saturday.

Arsenal legend confused over Chelsea man's banner near Emirates - fans...

Ian Wright
Ian Wright seems confused over why Arsenal still have a Cesc Fabregas banner up on Ken Friar bridge when the midfielder now plays for Chelsea.

Chelsea man targets Arsenal win after Liverpool disappointment

from Arsenal's opposition
Chelsea goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, has targeted a win against Arsenal in the Premier League at the weekend as the perfect way to bounce back from the Blues' disappointing loss to Liverpool.

'Arsenal baffle me,' says Chelsea manager 'That disappoints me a little'

Chelsea Ladies organised a Q&A with manager Emma Hayes and four players Aluko, Chapman, Kirby and Rafferty on Thursday in which the former Arsenal assistant spent a lot of time digging at Arsenal

Look: Arsenal legend trains Chelsea and Liverpool stars

Thierry Henry has given his first training session as the Belgium national team's assistant coach.

Agent: Inter Milan want to sell this star to Arsenal or...

According to Marcelo Brozovic's agent, Miroslav Bicanic, the Inter Milan midfielder is wanted by both Arsenal and Chelsea and the Serie A club is ready to let him go to either.

Contract agreement expected for £43m Inter Milan forward

The most transparent 'transfer saga' of the summer could be about to end with - drum roll please - Mauro Icardi signing a new contract with Inter Milan. What a surprise. Not.

Chelsea ready £22m bid for early Arsenal target - report

Ricardo Rodriguez
Remember Ricardo Rodriguez? The left-back we were heavily linked with at the beginning of the transfer window? Well, now Chelsea want him.

Arsenal defender chase latest - Medical in 72 hours - report

Talks with Valencia over bringing centre-back, Shkodran Mustafi, to Arsenal appear to be coughing and spluttering over the finish line, if reports are to be believed.

'We will see if there's an offer' Ligue 1 boss on...

Back in early August Arsenal were linked with PSG's Blaise Matuidi, who was a Manchester United target at the time and now his manager, Unai Emery, has come out to insist he's one of the best players in the world. Okay.

Report: Icardi in London for Arsenal and Chelsea talks – again?!

Mauro Icardi and his agent are reportedly due in London for talks with Arsenal and Chelsea for about the 50th time this summer.

Chelsea contact Inter over Icardi, Napoli also linked – report

There are two opposing stories coming out of the Italian media regarding Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi.

Mahrez latest – Winger follows Arsenal player, Chelsea linked, Ranieri denies...

Although everyone's still talking about Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez to Arsenal and reporting on it, there's actually been very little change one way or the other.

Wednesday Arsenal recap: Wenger’s future, Paul Pogba, Mahrez bid + more

Wednesday was full of the usual fun - I mean that sarcastically, of course - and some news.

Chelsea set to offer Oscar + cash for €65m Arsenal target...

Chelsea are reportedly ready to offer Oscar plus cash for Arsenal target, Mauro Icardi, who is valued at €65m by Inter Milan.

Icardi update – meetings planned as Chelsea get interested and agent...

Although the press keep insisting Arsenal are trying to sign Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan it seems that Napoli may be the only club that are really doing anything about it.

Mustafi to Arsenal latest - bid delayed as Chelsea lurk

Shkodran Mustafi is one of the players Arsenal fans have pinned their hopes on this summer but apparently the Gunners are waiting for is for Valencia to find his replacement before submitted an offer.

Mustafi latest – Arsenal reportedly face competition from Chelsea and AC...

If reports are to be believed, Arsenal's transfer situation is getting a little desperate as now both Chelsea and AC Milan want Shkodran Mustafi. Sigh.

Chelsea set to snatch another mega-signing away from Arsenal – report

Reports on Sunday claimed that Chelsea were moving closer to a deal to re-sign Romelu Lukaku from Everton, breaking Arsenal hearts.

Chelsea star: Arsene Wenger is like my second father

Cesc Fabregas claims that Arsene Wenger is like his second father and, to be honest, his comments have annoyed me.

Arsenal and Chelsea target ‘unhappy,’ wants move

According to reports in Italy, Kostas Manolas is ‘unhappy’ and wants to leave Roma which is unfortunate for him because the Italians do not want to sell.

Watch: Arsenal midfielder scores sublime winning goal

Danielle van de Donk slotted home a crucial goal to put Arsenal Ladies 2-1 up against Chelsea.

Arsenal miss out as Euro star chooses Chelsea

N'Golo Kante
It was only this morning we were talking about N'Golo Kante having a choice to make over his future and now it seems that the decision has already been made.

Arsenal and Chelsea offers help striker land €6m deal

Alvaro Morata
AS are today reporting that Alvaro Morata will stay at Real Madrid as the Spanish club do not want to sell him on and have him ‘explode’ like he did at Juventus.

Arsenal and Chelsea battle for 25-year-old international

According to the most recent reports, AS Roma have resigned themselves to losing Kostanos Manolas and both Arsenal and Chelsea lead the charge for his signature.

Another player set to snub Arsenal in favour of Chelsea move...

N'Golo Kante
N'Golo Kante seems all set to leave Leicester City after turning down an improved contract but he's chosen to go to Chelsea over the 101 other European clubs that wanted him.

Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea men among 10 best at Euro 2016

Mesut Ozil and new boy Granit Xhaka have been named in the top ten best performing players at this year's Euros so far.

Arsenal and Chelsea still have chance of signing star striker but...

On Tuesday, Real Madrid activated their buy-back clause and signed Alvaro Morata from Juventus but it looks as if Arsenal (and Chelsea) could still get a look in.

Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea handed boost as president predicts Spanish...

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Celta Vigo's president, Carlos Mourino, may have just handed Arsenal the boost we needed.

Arsenal eye striker who had Tottenham medical and personal invite to...

Arsenal are apparently in for Fulham’s Moussa Dembele who is available on a free transfer this summer.

Chelsea make offer for defender as Arsenal consider options

Arsenal are allegedly considering their options amid links with 22-year-old central defender, Samuel Umtiti.

Arsenal and Chelsea target hints at move away from Italy

Arsenal target, Kalidou Koulibaly, has given his biggest hint yet that he could be leaving Napoli this summer.

Arsenal face nightmare December – 2016/17 fixture list leaked

If this leaked 2016/17 fixture list is to be believed, Arsenal face a hellish December.

Report: Arsenal after big Chelsea name

Arsenal have reportedly inquired about Chelsea defender, Kurt Zouma.

Director flies in for talks as Arsenal linked with Slovenian veteran...

With David Ospina and Wojciech Szczesny’s future in doubt, Arsenal are being heavily linked with Inter Milan’s Samir Handanovich, a player they’ve been interested in previously.

‘Arsenal will be one of the busiest clubs in transfer window’...

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Football agent, Jon Smith (if that even is his real name) has claimed that Arsenal, along with Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea will be one of the busiest clubs in the Premier League in the transfer window.

Striker to choose Manchester United over Arsenal – report

Arsenal’s long-term interest in Alvaro Morata will come to an end when the player signs for Manchester United if you believe reports in the Guardian this weekend.

PSG make contact with Arsenal and Chelsea stars - report

Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly made Alexis Sanchez a priority to buy this summer and made contract with his representatives.

Arsenal and Chelsea suffer blow as striker target will "absolutely stay"...

As with every summer, Arsenal are going to be linked with a lot of strikers in the coming weeks, but Mauro Icardi is one centre-forward who won't be arriving in north London.

Real Madrid to open talks as buyers queue up for €40m...

Spanish striker Alvaro Morata is waiting for talks with Real Madrid to determine where his future lies.

Arsenal look to take advantage of player demands at Chelsea –...

Arsenal are said to be monitoring the situation at Chelsea regarding striker Dominic Solanke who is apparently demanding wages that even the Blues are baulking at.

Reliable French media say Arsenal have met with Leicester City midfielder

Throughout Wednesday reports have emerged linking Arsenal with a move for Leicester City's N'Golo Kanté; the latest suggestions that we are interested in the midfielder are from the most reliable source yet.

Chelsea destroy Tottenham dreams and inadvertently help Arsenal

Tottenham were unable to beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge for the first time in 26 years and saw their title dreams die to the soundtrack...

Chelsea man hoping to do Arsenal a favour against Tottenham

Pedro may not know it, but his desire to make sure that he’s not part of the first Chelsea team in 26 years to lose at home to Tottenham could help Arsenal catch their north London rivals.

Arsenal interested in Chelsea youth star as contract talks stall -...

Currently in contract talks with Chelsea, Dominic Solanke's negotiations seem to have hit a brick wall and Arsenal could make their move.

Former Arsenal and Chelsea coach lands Crawley Town job

Dermot Drummy, formerly of Arsenal and Chelsea, has been announced as the new manager of Crawley Town on a two-year deal.

Chelsea, Liverpool, West Ham among clubs interested in former Arsenal man...

Chelsea, Liverpool and West Ham are just some of the clubs that are reportedly interested in Thomas Vermaelen.

Manchester United keen on Arsenal forward

Manchester United are reportedly interested in Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Özil breaks Chelsea legend's Premier League record but wasteful Arsenal ruin...

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Özil set a new Premier League record for chances created in a season (since 2003/04) on Sunday.

The stat that shows Arsenal are worse than Aston Villa

This will probably only come as a surprise to about three people (Arsene Wenger included) but Arsenal's conversion rate at home is one of the worst in the Premier League.

Arsenal duo set for Premier League move

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Kieran Gibbs' lack of first team football this season means rumours that they're off in summer are circulating.

Manchester City pile more pressure on Arsenal by beating Chelsea

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Manchester City have piled yet more pressure on Arsenal after beating Chelsea 3-0 at Stamford Bridge thanks to a hat-trick from Sergio Aguero.

Arsenal defender promises to never make the same error again

Gabriel and Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal
Now back in the Arsenal first team for the first time since he threw his chance away in the autumn, Gabriel has insisted he won't make the same error that saw him dropped from the side again.

Independent attack Arsenal, Leicester, for doping by mentioning them in headline

The big story on Sunday was, no doubt, the allegations that some Arsenal players, along with Chelsea, Leicester City and Birmingham City ones, have been a little bit naughty when it comes to following the anti-doping regulations.

Arsenal's signing of Chelsea wonderkid set to be confirmed

It is being widely reported that Arsenal have managed to convince Portuguese youngster Domingos Quina to ditch Chelsea and sign for the Gunners instead.

International 23-year-old midfielder refuses to rule out Arsenal or Chelsea move...

Marcelo Brozovic has been heavily linked with moves to both Arsenal and Chelsea, but the Inter Milan midfielder insists he’s happy in Italy – for now.

Chelsea youngster storms out, might have signed for Arsenal

The Times are reporting that Chelsea youngster, Domingos Quina, has walked out of the club and that Chelsea fear he has already agreed to join another club, possibly Arsenal.

Hector Bellerin equals former Arsenal playmaker's assists

Hector Bellerin has equalled Cesc Fabregas' assists for this season so far: four. The right-back chalked up his fourth against Everton in the Premier League...

Should Arsenal fans jump ship?

Given the weekend's happenings, I think now would be a pretty good time to start supporting a different team. Arsenal are now out of the...

Red card rules key Everton midfielder out of Arsenal clash

A red card on Saturday means Gareth Barry will miss Everton's home game against Arsenal next weekend. The Gunners travel to Goodison Park for a...

Leicester boss coveted to replace new Chelsea boss

Riding the crest of a wave from now until may, it seems like nothing can stop Leicester City from winning the Premier League. Unless, of...

Arsenal dead-set against change to Premier League

On Tuesday, the motive behind a meeting between some of the Premier League's biggest teams was rumoured to be about forming a 'European super league'. Arsenal were quick...

Tottenham man talks about Leicester, media somehow manages to involve Arsenal

Spurs' Kyle Walker has spoken about what Chelsea's drop in form has done in terms of the Premier League, as well as Leicester's incredible...

Liverpool and Chelsea ‘fighting’ over former Arsenal captain

According to a report in the Spanish paper, Sport, Liverpool and Chelsea are fighting over Thomas Vermaelen after the player allegedly asked his agent...

How Chelsea hero became Arsenal's nemesis

John Terry will not be offered a new deal by Chelsea at the end of this season. On hearing this news, my first reaction was...

Former Arsenal captain linked with Chelsea transfer bid after error

It's deadline day and a lot of nonsense will be flying around, so let's try and clear up some of it as we go...

Chelsea's deadline day bid to beat Arsenal to defender - report

With Arsenal interested in young Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell, there are now reports that other clubs will make bids for him. The Gunners had...

Chelsea man linked with Arsenal move heads to Spain

In what is probably one of the least surprising things to happen this summer, Chelsea’s Charly Musonda, who has been heavily linked with a...

Chelsea Inflicted Pain

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The Lightning Seeds once wrote a song called Sugar Coated Icebergs. You may not remember it, hell, you may not even remember the Lightning Seeds....

Former Arsenal chairman hits out at Chelsea ‘cheat’

Peter Hill-Wood has branded Diego Costa a ‘serial cheat’ in one of the most understated accusations of our times. The Chelsea man, who surely can’t...

Injuries threaten to break Arsenal hearts once again

With just two points from a possible nine, Arsenal's title challenge has faltered in the deep midwinter, and the usual questions have been raised...

Pundit defends Arsenal player after red card against Chelsea

Although the majority of the pundits in the Sky Sports studio after our 1-0 loss against Chelsea on Sunday supported the referee's decision to...

Arsenal legend: Chelsea and Diego Costa had last laugh against Arsenal

Thierry Henry reacted just like every Arsenal fan after our loss against Chelsea on Sunday: with frustration. It was the perfect opportunity to get one over...

Chelsea boss disappointed to not score more against 10-man Arsenal

Speaking after beating us 1-0 at the Emirates on Sunday, Guus Hiddink admitted that he thought Chelsea should have scored more. After being reduced to...

Watch: Wenger prickly with press after loss to Chelsea

After our 1-0 loss to Chelsea at home on Sunday, Arsene Wenger was understandably prickly with the press. Another heated affair was overshadowed slightly by...

Wenger denies Sunday’s loss proves Chelsea know how to beat Arsenal

Over the past decade or so, Arsenal have really struggled against Chelsea. No matter who their manager is our wins have been few and far...

Since 2013: Chelsea benefit from 3 penalties and 4 reds ...

It feels like the same old story, and that's because it is. We do something stupid, Chelsea take advantage, we don't beat them. Basically there...

Arsenal haven’t scored against Chelsea since signing Mesut Özil

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Mesut Özil signed for Arsenal in September 2013, eight months after the Gunners' most recent Premier League goal against Chelsea. Unbelievable, isn't it? One goal...

Arsenal players won't comment on red card against Chelsea

Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini has admitted the 1-0 defeat to Chelsea on Sunday was a frustrating one but insists we have to move on. After...

Wenger demands ‘special performance’ from Arsenal against Chelsea

Arsene Wenger spoke to the media before kick-off against Chelsea on Sunday and admitted that Arsenal have to overcome the psychological hurdle that we have...

Chelsea captain urges Blues to keep good run going against Arsenal

John Terry has urged his Chelsea team-mates to keep their good run against Arsenal in the Premier League going on Sunday afternoon. The Blues have...

Cech joining Chelsea and not Arsenal was a blessing in disguise

Arsene Wenger has tried to sign Petr Cech on three occasions. The first time, when Cech was just 19, was thwarted by work permit issues....

Arsenal v Chelsea: Pantomime season

Here we go again. Pantomime season has finished (I think - I'm not a big panto fan) just in time for this farcical Chelsea...

Stat: Walcott's brilliant record against Chelsea

It started with his first ever goal for Arsenal. At just 17, Theo Walcott scored against Chelsea at the Millenium Stadium in the 2007...

Wenger wary of Willian as Chelsea come to town

If there is one Chelsea player who can be satisfied with his performances so far this season, it's Willian. The Brazilian has emerged as a...

Player Focus: How Petr Cech can prove Chelsea wrong

Twelve to fifteen points. That’s what Petr Cech would be worth to us this season according to a man who would know (on this subject...

The essential Arsenal v Chelsea infographic

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Sunday afternoon sees Chelsea visit the Emirates Stadium in an unfamiliar position. Last season's champions are just four points above the Premier League relegation zone...

Arsenal legend predicts media criticism for Gunners even if they beat...

Ahead of our clash on Sunday with Chelsea, Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry, has pointed out that we could be damned if we do, damned...

Why Cech deserves better reception than Fabregas against Chelsea

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It's funny how a player moving clubs can offend your sensibilities. This weekend, two excellent footballers face their former clubs, each on the opposing team...

Two huge injury boosts for Chelsea as stars return to face...

Chelsea have received two huge boosts ahead of Sunday's Premier League game at the Emirates Stadium. Speaking to the media on Friday, Guus Hiddink confirmed...

Arsenal forward out for revenge against unpredictable Chelsea

Heading into the weekend, Arsenal are top of the league having lost just four times in the Premier League so far this season. One of...

Former Chelsea defender encourages Diego Costa to target Koscielny

Sometimes you hear something from a professional footballer and it's just a bit baffling. Opinions on Sky Sports, BT Sport and in the written media often...

Wenger says Chelsea legend feels like he belongs to Arsenal

Sunday will see Petr Čech play at the Emirates Stadium against Chelsea for the first time. The goalkeeper spent a decade with Arsenal's London rivals...

Confirmed: Defender leaves Chelsea before Arsenal clash

Never sign players that your manager doesn't want. It seems fairly obvious, but apparently not to Chelsea. The Blues sealed a deadline day move for...

Wenger answers stupid question about Chelsea and Tottenham

Among some more sensible journalism in Thursday morning's press conference, one question posed to Arsène Wenger was particularly ridiculous. Would Arsenal be willing to allow...

Wenger: Chelsea are still direct rivals

Chelsea may be languishing in the bottom half of the Premier League table, but Sunday's game won't be a walk in the park for...

New commercial deals see Arsenal leapfrog Chelsea in money league

The 2016 Deloitte Football Money League has been released, assessing the amount clubs make from commercial deals, matchday revenue and broadcasting. With a huge broadcasting...

Stoke, Manchester United and Chelsea among worst grounds for Arsenal to...

Much has been made recently of Arsenal’s record at Stoke. We’ve faced them in the league eight times since they were promoted to the top...

Chelsea set to sign new striker in time for Arsenal clash

Chelsea are reportedly in talks with Corinthians to bring Alexandre Pato to Stamford Bridge and it could be completed before our match on Sunday. Pato,...

Double Arsenal boost ahead of Chelsea match

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Alexis and Mesut Özil's return to first team action could not be coming at a better time. For weeks now, the Arsenal starting XI, at least...

Čech looking to reach landmark only achieved by Manchester United legend

Leaving Leeds United for Manchester United in November 1992, maverick talent Eric Cantona sparked something of a revolution at Old Trafford. If he was not...

Why Arsenal must beat Chelsea to win Premier League

"One game does not make or break a season." This is usually the general sentiment I stick by when it comes to the Premier League. Not...

Is Alexis' Chile manager Jorge Sampaoli heading to Chelsea?

Jorge Sampaoli, the man who helped mastermind Chile's Copa América success in the summer, could be coming to England. The Argentine manager has parted ways...

Arsenal fans relieved by referee choice for Chelsea game

Arsenal fans will be glad to know that Mark Clattenburg, and not Mike Dean, will be in charge of their game against Chelsea this...

Cech aims for Chelsea win to stay top of league

Petr Cech took to Twitter on Monday morning to thank everyone for his man of the match award at the weekend and then rally...

Arsenal let midifelder join Chelsea in disappointing move

In a disappointing move, Arsenal Ladies have let defensive midfielder/centre back Jade Bailey go to reinforce FA WSL 2015 Champions and local rivals Chelsea...

Wenger backs Chelsea to stave off relegation, says Mourinho is 'not...

José Mourinho has been sacked by Chelsea, but was still in a job by the time Arsène Wenger sat down in front of the...

Arsenal and Chelsea do battle for 18-year-old striker - report

  According to The Metro, Arsenal have been sending scouts to the Valley in order to watch young Charlton Athletic striker Ademola Lookman. The Gunners are...

Chelsea legend admits to being Arsenal fan as a youngster

Hold the press: Didier Drogba has admitted that he used to be an Arsenal fan. When growing up in France, the 37-year-old was surrounded by...

Chelsea legend backs Čech to win Arsenal the league

He played with him, he won Premier League titles, FA Cups and the Champions League with him. Now Didier Drogba watches Premier League football...

Arsenal star: Players 'delighted' at what’s happening at Chelsea

Jack Wilshere was the guest on Goals on Sunday this weekend and the Arsenal man revealed that the Arsenal players are loving what is...

Graphic: How efficient have Arsenal really been in transfer market compared...

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During the Annual General Meeting this week, Ivan Gazidis reaffirmed that Arsène Wenger makes all the transfer decisions and has an outstanding record. Many would...

Why Chelsea are wrong to think Wenger gets special treatment

Jose Mourinho is the Joe Pesci of the Premier League. I know, I know... I wrote this yesterday and compared the Chelsea manager to Othello....

Wenger: Five or six teams can compete, including Chelsea

Speaking to the press at London Colney on Thursday, Arsène Wenger came across as fairly bullish about Arsenal's title chances. The manager is clearly still...

Agent insists Cole didn't want to snub Arsenal for Chelsea transfer

At 20 years of age, Ashely Cole became Arsenal's first choice left-back. At 21, he played for England at a World Cup having won the...

Barcelona legend says he'd have snubbed Arsenal for Manchester United

As Arsenal fans, we had the pleasure of watching former Spain and Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez twice at the Emirates Stadium. Paired with Andres Iniesta,...

Cech says Wenger and former Chelsea manager clash because they're similar

Another season, another clash between managers. José Mourinho can't stop having digs at Arsène Wenger weeks after facing the Arsenal manager, even though Chelsea controversially walked...

Arsenal and Chelsea fined by FA after Stamford Bridge game

Both Arsenal and Chelsea have been hit with fines for failing to control their players during the game in September. The two sides met at...

Arsenal legend thinks Chelsea manager faces his toughest test

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry thinks José Mourinho is facing his toughest ever test at Chelsea. The Blues won the Premier League just five months...

Cruyff attacks Chelsea and Manchester United managers

Legendary Dutch player and coach Johan Cruyff has criticised both Louis van Gaal and José Mourinho. A legend at Ajax and Barcelona as a player...

Former Chelsea man names Čech in top 3 Premier League goalkeepers...

Former Middlesbrough, Fulham and Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has named Petr Čech in his all-time top three Premier League goalkeepers. The 43-year-old is still playing...

Arsenal to rival PSG and Chelsea for winger – report

Arsenal have already been linked with Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez, now another Algerian winger is being touted for a move to the Emirates Stadium. Yacine...

Former Liverpool man writes off Arsenal

Former Liverpool and Chelsea midfielder Boudewijn Zeiden has written off Arsenal's hoped of making it into the Champions League knockout rounds. The Gunners lost 3-2...

FA finally explain decision not to ban defender

The FA have finally released the full written reasons for rescinding Gabriel's three-match ban. The Brazilian defender was sent off for violent conduct at Stamford...

Why Arsenal can win the league

We don't have to do well to win the league. We just have to do better than everyone else, and that looks increasingly straightforward. It's a...

Envious Chelsea boss Mourinho rants about 'King' Arsène

Arsenal don't play Chelsea this weekend, but Friday saw José Mourinho sit in another press conference and go on about Arsène Wenger. The obsession that...

Chelsea boss still bitter about Arsenal

The FA have admitted wrong decisions helped Chelsea beat Arsenal last weekend. Diego Costa has been hit with a three-game ban after his antics on Saturday,...

Chelsea's Hazard stripped of goal after deflected effort against Arsenal

The Premier League have taken a goal away from Eden Hazard and awarded his effort against Arsenal as a Calum Chambers own goal. Chambers, who...

Tottenham legend blasts “naive” Arsenal defender

Former Spurs captain Ledley King has branded Gabriel as naive for the way he allowed Diego Costa to get under his skin. The Tottenham legend,...

Chelsea farce continues as Gabriel red card is overturned

Arsenal have pulled off a Halloween miracle and managed to get the FA to overturn the three-game ban given to Gabriel on the back...

Arsenal ask for ESPN Brasil images in appeal after Chelsea ban

Arsenal have asked ESPN-Brasil for permission to use the station's images of the incident which saw Gabriel sent off against Chelsea on Saturday. The cameras from ESPN-Brasil...

Arsenal man slams teammates for not calming Gabriel down

Per Mertesacker wasn't at Saturday's game against Chelsea, but had some strong words for the referee speaking on German TV. The Arsenal vice-captain appeared on...

Arsenal man: Chelsea fans lack respect, and striker must be banned

Asked on German TV whether or not English fans showed a resilience against diving and cheating in the game, Per Mertesacker had some scathing...

Agent claims Arsenal and Chelsea are chasing wanted striker

The agent of Sion striker Moussa Donate has claimed that Arsenal and Chelsea are watching the forward. 22-year-old Donate caught the eye when he was...

Chelsea midfielder says Arsenal didn't want it enough

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matić has claimed that the Blues wanted the win more than the Gunners. The Serbian has gone through a poor patch of form...

Chelsea cheats can’t mask Arsenal’s ongoing issues

So we got screwed at the weekend. An unholy alliance of Diego Costa, Mourinho, Mike Dean, and now the FA disciplinary process working together to...

Chelsea manager wants to sign Arsenal men in another swipe at...

As if all his ridiculous antics aren't already enough, José Mourinho had another dig at Arsène Wenger's ability to get the best out of...

Arsenal hit harder than Chelsea as FA charges arrive

The FA have taken the decision to charge Diego Costa, Gabriel, Arsenal and Chelsea after the game on Saturday at Stamford Bridge. Costa, the villain...

Zouma apologises for calling his Chelsea teammate a 'cheat'

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Kurt Zouma has taken to twitter to apologise for telling the truth and calling his own teammate, Diego 'cheaty' Costa a cheat. Speaking after the...

Chelsea boss brands Arsenal players as stupid

Chelsea manager José Mourinho has called the Arsenal players "stupid" for allowing Diego Costa to influence them on Saturday afternoon. The striker attempted to bully...

Arsenal and Chelsea want Valencia star – reports

Are Arsenal set to go head-to-head with Chelsea again already? According to the Daily Express both London clubs are looking into the possibility of signing Valencia...

Media oddly slam nine-man Arsenal for lack of aggression

Of all the times to call Arsenal too weak, this is not it. After years of being bullied at Stamford Bridge, the Gunners stood up...

Čech: Reception from Chelsea fans was amazing

Petr Čech came away from Stamfrod Bridge frustrated and disappointed on Saturday, but has admitted the reception he received was amazing. The goalkeeper was returning...

Čech takes positives from Arsenal performance on Chelsea return

A return to Stamford Bridge saw Petr Čech leave empty handed on Saturday afternoon, but he was happy with the way Arsenal played. The goalkeeper,...

Wenger is the last person to blame for Chelsea defeat

Amazingly, Arsène Wenger is receiving criticism from some quarters after Saturday's defeat to Chelsea. Arsenal had been more than just in the game for the...

Arsenal’s stupidity cost us again at Chelsea

Every game, for 90 minutes, the opposition and the referee will not help us win. They will not afford us any space for errors, our...

Ramsey: We were comfortable with Chelsea before red card

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has said the team felt comfortable at Stamford Bridge on Saturday before Gabriel's red card left them a man down. The...

Wenger blames Gabriel for red card

Arsène Wenger had plenty to complain about after Arsenal's 2-0 defeat to Chelsea on Saturday but had no qualms about the decision to send...

Picture: Chelsea goalscorer Kurt Zouma should face ban

All the talk is about Diego Costa and Mike Dean. The referee's incompetence gave Chelsea the upper hand in Saturday's London derby at Stamford Bridge,...

Watch: Wenger slams 'unacceptable' ref and 'disgusting' Chelsea striker

Arsène Wenger was, rightly, feeling hard done by on Saturday as Arsenal lost at Stamford Bridge once again. A finely poised game against the champions...

Mike Dean named man of the match as Chelsea win

A sunny afternoon at Stamford Bridge had seen no real chances as half-time approached on Saturday. Had it stayed as 11 versus 11 then you...

Evidence: Diego Costa should have received 8 cards in Chelsea v...

It's pretty clear that Diego Costa was lucky to stay on the pitch on Saturday afternoon. Mike Dean's refereeing performance, which saw Arsenal receive two...

Watch: Chelsea's Diego Costa scratches Gabriel

After a scuff with Chelsea striker Diego Costa shortly before half-time, Arsenal defender Gabriel was sent off on Saturday afternoon. The game had been fairly even,...

Mike Dean and Diego Costa cheat Arsenal at Stamford Bridge

Arsenal lost at Chelsea on Saturday afternoon thanks to some disgraceful behaviour from Mike Dean and Diego Costa. After midweek, Arsenal knew they had no...

Chelsea’s Oscar thinks confidence is back

Oscar has found himself out of favour this season, but the Brazilian midfielder hopes his Chelsea side are back following their midweek win. The Blues...

Mourinho plays down importance of Chelsea stat, then quotes it

José Mourinho has a good record against Arsenal, and he loves reminding people of it. August's Community Shield defeat at Wembley was Mourinho's first to Arsène...

Wenger: Cech doesn’t give us any advantage over Chelsea

Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger has said that having Petr Čech doesn't give the Gunners any significant inside knowledge ahead of Saturday's game against Chelsea. Čech...

Wenger not looking for excuses ahead of Chelsea game

A loss on Wednesday night and a long trip back from Croatia isn't exactly a great way to prepare for a big Premier League...

Chelsea v Arsenal: Pressure on Wenger and Mourinho

José Mourinho likes to inspire it, Arsène Wenger likes to avoid it, but there's little doubt that Saturday's game will become another clash between...

Predicted XI to face Chelsea: Wenger to revert to tried and...

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Arsène Wenger rotated his side for the Champions League defeat to Dinamo Zagreb on Wednesday night, but will surely revert to a tried and...

Chelsea star thinks timing of Arsenal game is perfect

Chelsea forward Diego Costa thinks a game against Arsenal is the perfect tonic for his team's terrible run of form. A 4-0 victory against Maribor...

Team news: Mertesacker to start against Chelsea?

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Following Wednesday night's disappointment in Zagreb, a number of players are set to return to the starting eleven at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Defender Per...

Arsenal must start Walcott against Chelsea

Theo Walcott must start against Chelsea; of that there is no doubt. On this week's Daily Cannon podcast, Stephen and Matthew had quite an entertaining...

Arsenal's midfield strength, Walcott and dealing with Chelsea

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I wrote, on the eve of the new season, that Arsenal's squad depth gave them an excellent chance of winning their first league title...

Arsenal get massive boost ahead of Chelsea showdown

Jose Mourinho has confirmed that both Pedro and Willian will be left out of Saturday's tie against Arsenal. The announcement will come as welcome news after...

Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea failed in bid for English ace

He became a household name when he played well for West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium just a couple of weeks ago, but...

Could Arsenal knock Chelsea out of the title race?

Although Arsenal haven’t had the best of starts to our 2015/16 Premier League campaign, our team look like world beaters compared to Chelsea. The Blues...

Čech confused by lofty clean sheet numbers

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Čech is not doing a good job of keeping track of his clean sheets. I guess it's tricky when you have as...

Cech: The most important thing is to beat Chelsea

Despite the Champions League returning this week, no-one is really paying much attention to that game with Chelsea next on the Premier League horizon...

Is Arsenal defender missing Chelsea match due to television appearance?

Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker will be on German television on Saturday night, just hours after the Premier League game against Chelsea. It is almost a...

Mike Dean appointed Chelsea-Arsenal referee

Mike Dean has been appointed the referee for Chelsea v Arsenal on Saturday afternoon. Mike Dean has been appointed the Referee for Saturday's London Derby...

Chelsea boss Mourinho mocks Morgan with jibe about managing Arsenal

After winning the Premier League last season, José Mourinho's Chelsea find themselves lingering at 17th in the table. The champions have played five games and...

Arsenal man denies he has broken record

There was some confusion on Saturday afternoon as Petr Čech kept his third Premier League clean sheet for Arsenal. The goalkeeper's three clean sheets in...

Ancelotti wants Wenger's job - report

According to reports, incredibly decorated Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti would like to replace Arsène Wenger when the manager is no longer in charge at...

Matic ‘hopes’ Chelsea will be ready for Arsenal

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Despite both sides having a Champions League match midweek, most fans' attention has already turned to the Premier League game at Stamford Bridge on...

Chelsea manager rambles about Arsenal game

After watching his side lose to Everton at Goodison Park, Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea 'are candidates' to beat Arsenal when the two sides meet at...

Petr Cech could clinch a Premier League record against Chelsea next...

Following Arsenal's 2-0 defeat of Stoke City on Sunday afternoon, goalkeeper Petr Čech is within touching distance of the Premier League clean sheet record. The...

Courtois surgery means Chelsea will regret Cech sale even more

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has been ruled out of action for 10 weeks after undergoing surgery on a meniscus injury. The goalkeeper kept two clean...

Thanks to Chelsea Barcelona could target Arsenal's highest earner - report

With Danny Welbeck injured, Arsenal may count themselves lucky that Theo Walcott wants to play centrally. The Englishman will be needed in central areas more...

Cazorla expects Chelsea flop to come good

Santi Cazorla
On international duty, club rivals become team-mates for a week or two. Santi Cazorla has been speaking about playing with Diego Costa and is backing...

Manchester City captain expects Arsenal and Chelsea to challenge

Manchester City's blistering start to the season has seen most people give up a title chase before we even hit September. The Citizens, who last...

Former Chelsea rival admits Cech is one of the best

When Petr Čech arrived in England in 2004, Carlo Cudicini was widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the country. Unfortunately for the...

Wenger bemoans inflated transfer market

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has defended the way the club has acted in the transfer market, explaining the difficulties of signing top quality players. Manchester...

Are Arsenal losing the transfer window? Does it matter?

Ten years. That’s the millstone still hanging about our neck, denoting the last time Arsenal won the league title, and it’s a statistic I know...

Video: Wenger laughs at Manchester United after Pedro chooses Chelsea

Arsenal's Premier League rivals Chelsea have beaten Manchester United to the signing of Barcelona winger Pedro Rodriguez this week, and Arsène Wenger has admitted...

Who will English teams be up against in the Champions League?

With the qualifying round now done, we know the potential opponents for the two English sides who are competing in the UEFA Women's Champions...

Arsenal midfielder praises Wenger and has a dig at Chelsea

Arsenal may have had a tough week but, unlike other clubs, the blame and attention hasn't been shifted to people who, frankly, don't deserve it. Elsewhere...

Invincible goalkeeper backs Petr Čech to recover Chelsea form

Jens Lehmann didn't taste defeat in his first 47 Premier League games for Arsenal, so he probably doesn't quite know how Petr Čech feels. But...

Former Arsenal goalkeeper backs Cech and Szczesny to succeed

Last Arsenal goalkeeper to win the Premier League title, Jens Lehmann, thinks Petr Čech will make the difference this season. Čech had a Premier League...

BT Pundit: Alexis wouldn't get in the Chelsea team

Michael Owen is not known for his intelligent and insightful remarks as a pundit. There's a good reason for that. His latest claim isn't exactly...

Čech: Wenger shares trait with Chelsea boss Mourinho

There were a few notable things from Sunday's Community Shield victory. One was that Arsenal looked calm and composed with giant Petr Čech in goal...

Arsenal squad depth key to Premier League glory

After what seems like the smallest break of all time, the 2015/16 season is now upon us. I mean, seriously, I saw Darren Berry yesterday...

Does beating Chelsea mean anything?

Does beating Chelsea in the community shield actually mean anything? So on Sunday the Mourinho blue dragon was finally vanquished, although in more of a...

Five things we learned from the Community Shield

Arséne Wenger broke his hoodoo over Jose Mourinho with his first ever victory against the Chelsea boss, and it was a refreshing change from the...

Tactics: How Wenger finally beat Mourinho

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal beat Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley on Sunday to win the Community Shield ahead of the new Premier League season. It quite clearly...

Double winner thinks Arsenal will win the league

by Lewis Ambrose Emmanuel Petit won the double in his first season at Arsenal, and has backed the Gunners to win the league this season. Arsenal...

Wenger explains horror miss by Chelsea's Hazard

by Lewis Ambrose Petr Čech's first official game for Arsenal saw him keep a clean sheet against former club Chelsea at Wembley. Does it get any...

Ramsey determined to silence Manchester United legend

by Lewis Ambrose Before Arsenal's Community Shield win on Sunday Manchester United legend Roy Keane laid into the Arsenal squad. The former Manchester United captain said...

Arsenal kill another narrative against Chelsea as Wenger snubs Mourinho

Arsenal finally ended their Chelsea jinx, picked up another trophy and Arsene Wenger proved why we all love him so much.

Official team news: Arsenal XI to face Chelsea

by Lewis Ambrose Whether or not you count the Community Shield, the season is very nearly upon us. Arsenal face Chelsea at Wembley today and Petr Čech...

Defender claims Arsenal should learn from Chelsea

by Nia Griffiths Sunday's Community Shield match against Chelsea will be a huge test ahead of the new season and Per Mertesacker can't wait for...

Arsenal midfielder thanks Chelsea manager for 'favour'

by Lewis Ambrose Speaking ahead of Sunday's Community Shield clash, Mathieu Flamini told the Telegraph that Arsenal have been lucky to sign Petr Čech. The Czech goalkeeper...

Underwhelming windows of Chelsea, Liverpool & City leave Gunners in pole

by Stephen Bradley 'Are we good enough?' If there was one sentence that summed up the collective thinking of Arsenal fans at the moment, it would...

Wenger: Alexis can do better

by Lewis Ambrose Arsène Wenger has backed Alexis Sánchez to do even more in his second season of English football. After joining from Barcelona last summer...

Arsenal to make second addition from Chelsea

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal have already signed Petr Čech this summer and are now set to sign long-term coach Christophe Lollichon across London. The goalkeeping coach...

Čech: There are 'no friends' at Chelsea

by Lewis Ambrose After 11 years at Stamford Bridge, Petr Čech will play against Chelsea for the first time on Sunday. As FA Cup winners Arsenal...

Manager believes Cech will improve at Arsenal

by Nia Griffiths Arsene Wenger has high-hopes for Arsenal's title chances next season, highlighting Alexis Sanchez and Petr Cech as potential key players. Speaking ahead of...

Listen: Classy Wenger ignores Mourinho nonsense

by Lewis Ambrose The week began with José Mourinho claiming that Arsenal should be competing for the title after spending an amount that would 'surprise'...

Facing Chelsea striker 'worries' Arsenal goalkeeper

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina has said he is worried about facing new Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao. The Colombian teammates won't come up against...

Press Conference: Community Shield team news

by Lewis Ambrose Arsène Wenger confirmed that Arsenal are almost at full strength during Tuesday's pre-Community Shield press conference. The Arsenal manager faced the press early...

Arsenal and Chelsea receive transfer blow from Milan

by Lewis Ambrose According to his agent, AC Milan have rejected offers from English clubs for young Frenchman M'Baye Niang, report the Daily Express. Back in 2012...

Video: New MOTD pundit and Arsenal legend backs Gunners for title

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal legend Ian Wright is backing the club to win the league this season. Wrighty, who scored 185 goals for the club, is...

Arsenal keen on expensive Chelsea target?

by Lewis Ambrose Everton clearly don't want to sell John Stones, having already rejected a £20M bid from Chelsea for the young England defender. Stones joined...

Arsenal could use some of the £200m to repair atmosphere

by Helen Trantum Why don't Arsenal "do" atmosphere? I'm not talking about the handful of big games we play each year; against our league rivals, against...

Chelsea star 'not happy' about Cech sale

by Lewis Ambrose Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matić has said that he is not happy that Petr Čech has moved to a rival for the Premier...

Former England goalkeeper thinks Chelsea's Begovic is better than Cech

by Lewis Ambrose It is safe to say that Arsenal fans were pleased to see the club sign goalkeeper Petr Čech from Chelsea. The excitement to...

Classy midfielder available to Chelsea and Arsenal this summer

by Lewis Ambrose Rewind to February and you probably had a miserable evening watching AS Monaco win at the Emirates Stadium. I certainly did. In the middle...

Arsenal icon surprisingly backs Stoke to spring a shock

by Lewis Ambrose The Barclays Asia Trophy kicks off in Singapore on Wednesday, with Everton facing Stoke before Arsenal play Singapore XI later the same...

Title-winning hero says Arsenal have a good chance next season

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal legend Robert Pirès has told Sky Sports that his former club will be able to challenge for the Premier League title next...

Chelsea legend receives praise from English midfielder

by Lewis Ambrose Unless you have been living under a rock or in a place with a poor internet connection you will know that Arsenal...

Move for German World Cup winning midfielder opens up

by Lewis Ambrose Starting in January 2014, Arsenal have been linked with Julian Draxler over and over again. The young German midfielder has had a troubled...

Summer international duty leaves Chelsea and City squads light

by Lewis Ambrose Premier League champions Chelsea will be missing more players than their rivals as they kick-off the defence of their title. As Alistair Tweedale...

Man United legend backs Arsenal for title challenge

by Lewis Ambrose Manchester United icon Paddy Crerand expects Arsenal to be in the mix for the Premier League title this season. During his playing career,...

South American midfielder waiting for Premier League bid

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal and Chelsea are being linked with Chilean midfielder Charles Aránguiz following his incredibly impressive Copa América campaign, with the midfielder eager...

Arsenal ranked as the second top club in Europe

by Lewis Ambrose A study carried out by S&P Capital IQ’s has devised a Credit Football League, ranking clubs based on how financially sound they are. Years of...

Chelsea legend expects Cech to make a difference

by Lewis Ambrose Last summer saw Chelsea let Frank Lampard leave, and he ended up with rivals Premier League title. Chelsea's all-time top goalscorer scored in...

Cech on Chelsea, Szczesny, Ospina and getting the number one shirt

by Lee Hurley With the players returning for pre-season, it's getting very close to the time when we get to watch the team on the...

Arsenal lead Chelsea in race for Barcelona forward

by Lewis Ambrose According to Daily Express Arsenal have made an official enquiry for Barcelona's young star Munir El Haddadi. The goals of El Haddadi saw the Gunners...

England goalkeeping legend thinks former Chelsea man might struggle

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal's new signing, Petr Čech, has arrived with very little fuss. Aside from a few abusive Chelsea fans and a disgruntled José Mourinho...

Čech aiming to play until he is 40

by Lewis Ambrose Monday saw Arsenal complete a deal for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Čech and the goalkeeper has said he wants to play until he...

Arsenal have been the second best feeder club in Europe

by Lewis Ambrose The move to Emirates Stadium saw Arsenal buying young players for little money before developing them and, almost invariably, selling them for...

Chelsea manager shows hypocritical side again

by Lee Hurley Jose Mourinho has said that he supports Roman Abramovich's decision to sell Petr Cech to Arsenal just weeks after saying he wouldn't...

Cech: We have pre-season to get used to each other

by Lewis Ambrose Monday saw Petr Čech become Arsenal's first signing of the summer, and the goalkeeper has spoken to Arsenal Player about how vital pre-season...

Liverpool legend expects big impact from Čech

by Lewis Ambrose Once seeing pulling shirts at corners and netting own goals, now usually on Sky's Super Sunday or Monday Night Football, Jamie Carragher knows...

Wenger wanted "outstanding" Čech in 2001

by Lewis Ambrose Monday afternoon saw Arsenal confirm the signing of Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Čech, and manager Arsène Wenger is thrilled. It's no wonder that he...

Arsenal gain as ex-Chelsea goalkeeper is driven to prove his point

by Lewis Ambrose Last summer José Mourinho had a choice to make, and his decision eventually led to Monday's events. Thibaut Courtois and Petr Čech both...

Spurs legend hails Arsenal

by Lewis Ambrose Spurs legend and former Chelsea man Glenn Hoddle has praised Arsenal's signing of Petr Čech but insists the club must do more...

Official: Arsenal confirm signing of Chelsea legend Petr Čech

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal have completed the signing of Chelsea legend Petr Čech. The goalkeeper joins Arsène Wenger's men after 11 years at Stamford Bridge and...

Arsene’s type is better than Mourinho’s

by Helen Trantum To buy or not to buy – that is the question. Even following the January acquisition of Gabriel, there is still some clamour...

Chelsea icon says Arsenal will challenge

Chelsea icon Gianfranco Zola has told Sky Sports News HQ that he expects Arsenal and Manchester City to challenge his former club for the title next season. The...

Arsenal agree Petr Cech fee – again

by Lee Hurley According to Sky Sports on Tuesday evening, Arsenal have agreed a £10.9m fee for Petr Cech. This report comes on the back of...

Arsenal look set to miss out on Chelsea man

by Lee Hurley Earlier this week we brought you the reports that Arsenal were interested in signing Chelsea's young Belgian midfielder, Charly Musonda. The player, who...

Former Arsenal boss on goalkeeping, Chelsea, and Čech

by Lewis Ambrose A winner as an Arsenal player and manager alike, George Graham knows a thing or two about building a team capable of...

Former rival admits Čech transfer changes the game

by Lewis Ambrose Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has claimed that Arsenal's pending transfer of Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Čech turns Arsène Wenger's men into the...

FA confirm details of Cech's likely debut against Chelsea

by Lewis Ambrose During an otherwise quiet period in the transfer window there is one story fueling the fire, as Arsenal seem set to sign...

Running scared? Chelsea captain urges Mourinho to spend

by Lewis Ambrose While much of the news is about Arsenal chasing a deal for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, Blues captain John Terry insists that the...

Cech's agent comments on transfer rumours

by Lewis Ambrose Reports on Monday that Arsenal have completed a deal for Petr Cech were premature, it has been confirmed by various sources. Daily Mail...

How does Čech compare to Wenger's previous keepers?

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal are reportedly close to signing Petr Čech, who would surely be number one next season, but how does the (soon-to-be) former Chelsea man stack...

Cazorla names a Chelsea defender as the "toughest" in the top...

by Lewis Ambrose Speaking ahead of the Puma Arsenal 2015/16 home kit launch on Monday night Santi Cazorla named Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanović as the...

Former Chelsea man says Arsenal would challenge with Cech

by Lewis Ambrose Mark Bosnich, formerly of Chelsea and Manchester United, has backed Arsenal to challenge for the Premier League title next year. The former goalkeeper,...

Arsenal drop below Aston Villa in Injury League final table

Despite a rough start, Arsenal's fitness has been stellar as reflected in the season's final Injury League table. Since the end of March, Arsenal have...

‘Pogba would still be at Arsenal if he’d been there as...

Liam Brady has claimed that if Paul Pogba had been at Arsenal as a youngster, he never would have left. Speaking in a lengthy interview...

John Terry: Captain, Leader, Idiot

Why Chelsea skipper's jibes about "tippy tappy football" and its failings are wide of the mark. Finesse. It's not a word one commonly associated with Chelsea's...

Wenger: Our decisions were not always right

Arsene Wenger believes his Arsenal side made some wrong decisions against Chelsea in their 0-0 draw yesterday and this prevented the Gunners from winning...

Wenger: Chelsea will get what they deserve

After holding off Arsenal this weekend with a goalless draw, Chelsea maintain a 10 point lead at the top of the Premier League table...

Bellerin: Sometimes you win, sometimes you don't

Young rightback, Hector Bellerin, insists Arsenal's 0-0 draw against Chelsea this weekend is all just part of football. The Spaniard had an excellent game against...

Wenger: Everyone knows Chelsea came to park the bus

After a static 0-0 draw against Chelsea at the weekend, the Arsenal boss spoke about how Jose Mourinho's tactic of essentially parking the bus...

Wenger admits Arsenal fortunate with Ospina and Chelsea man

David Ospina killed Oscar. Well, he didn't really, but he did clatter him hard enough for the Chelsea man to need to go to hospital,...

Ozil and Bellerin standout: Arsenal player ratings v Chelsea

Arsenal were unable to break down Chelsea's bus and they both left with a point. Still, it's another game that saw the 'special one' fail...

Result: Arsenal 0 Stoke with money 0

Arsenal couldn't break down a stubborn Chelsea defence on Sunday afternoon and saw their winning run come to an end with a 0-0 draw. In...

Bellerin, Mertesacker start: Arsenal v Chelsea teams

Arsenal against Chelsea is almost here. A sense of optimism with an underlying ripple of dread seems to be today's abiding emotion. So how are Arsenal...

Welbeck mocks ex-teammate

Despite beating Chelsea 3-0 when on loan at Sunderland, Danny Welbeck feels the occasion was tainted by the embarrassing actions of teammate Boudewijn Zenden. Talking...

Arsenal defender: Now is the time to beat Chelsea

Arsenal haven't beaten Chelsea in 12 games… Blah blah blah. Ahead of Sunday's showdown at the Emirates, a game that is more about pride than anything...

Wenger: We want to strengthen

With second to fourth places separated by only two points and first being out of reach, Arsene Wenger is focused on maintaining that position. Wenger...

13th time lucky: Arsenal v Chelsea predictions

Urgh, is there anything worse than a game that involves having to listen to Jose Mourinho yammer on? In addition to our extensive pre-match coverage...

Arsenal right to be excited by referee in charge of Chelsea...

When Arsenal played Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in October, Martin Atkinson allowed them to kick the crap out of Arsenal. Gary Cahill's early challenge on...

Everything Arsenal need to know to beat Chelsea

Normally we start this post every week before a game by welcoming the opposition to the Emirates. There's not of that this week, it's Chelsea....

Respecting Wenger will be Jose Mourinho's downfall

If Zouma plays on Sunday, Arsenal will win. Respect It's a concept apparently lost on Jose Mourinho when it comes to talking about Arsene Wenger. The man...

Injury Updates: First battle in Chelsea war lies in the treatment...

As Chelsea's match with Arsenal on Sunday draws closer, they find themselves without three valued strikers. The Independent is currently reporting that none of Chelsea's...

Jose Mourinho and the seven Chelsea bores

We look at the insufferable Chelsea squad and their dwarvish nicknames

Wenger still open to title charge with Chelsea win

The boss has spoken about how Arsenal can close their gap on the Premiership leaders, Chelsea, this weekend and how it's still mathematically possible...

Have Arsenal really fixed their big game hoodoo ahead of Chelsea's...

In the run up to Sunday's fixture against league leaders Chelsea, we look at whether recent victories over Man City, Man United and Liverpool...

Take it down! Fabregas banner should never been erected in first...

With most of the build up to Sunday's game about one man and one man only, we examine his impact on the club and ask whether *that* banner should ever have been erected outside the Emirates.

Fan fail as Arsenal towers over plastic Chelsea signs

Is there anything worse than a small time club? For years Arsenal fans have had to put up with Tottenham trying to keep up with...

Arsenal drop below Everton, Manchester United in Injury League

Arsenal are having their best run of form since 2005 and are seeing their best run of fitness per the recent Injury League table. 30th...

Full-strength Chelsea team to face Arsenal this weekend

After some classic Jose Mourinho 'umm'ing and 'ahh'ing, is has been - shockingly - declared that Chelsea's Diego Costa will face the Gunners this...

Two players Arsenal need on form to beat Chelsea

After a far from comfortable win on Saturday we’re in the FA Cup final! Hooray! And after Villa spoiled Stevie G’s birthday dream we’ll be playing...

Why Arsenal fans should hope Man United beat Chelsea

Ahead of a weekend with two season-defining games for Arsenal kicking off at roughly the same time, we look at how results in each of the games could affect us, despite only playing in one!

Cesc Fabregas must go and other Arsenal talking points

As weekends go, that one was a little bit meh. Saturday was quite brilliant with Arsenal winning and Tim going to the Lane and leaving...

Chelsea will refuse to sell Cech to Arsenal – report

Arsenal have been told not to bother trying to sign Petr Cech as Chelsea won't sell him to a rival.

Mertesacker hails ‘arguing culture’ for Arsenal success against big teams

Per Mertesacker reveals that Arsenal being embarrassed by the big sides last season made them bring back the 'arguing culture'.

Are Chelsea really after Walcott or was it just an April...

Media reports claim that Chelsea are interested in signing Theo Walcott, but how much truth is there to the rumours?

Gunners 'disgrace' stark contrast with Chelsea and Liverpool

In a week where Arsenal were ushered out of the Champions League, we look at why that exit has been roundly criticised compared to their English colleagues.

Wenger isn't bitter, away goals no longer work

After two of England's three representatives in the Round of 16 departed according to the Away Goals rule, we take a look at whether the rule is still applicable.

Why Arsenal will finish (at least) third this season

I’m full of optimism in the league at the moment. We're on a decent run while not playing brilliantly but still grinding out results. We’ve also...

Why Gunners must learn from Manchester United and Chelsea's managerial stupidity

After crashing out of the Champions League last Wednesday, Jose Mourinho was asked to explain why he thought Chelsea lost. "PSG deserved to win. When...

Feeble tactics! Why Chelsea choked & English teams are failing in...

The Premier League makes and spends more money than any other league in football. So why isn’t it the best? For a little while now...

Arsenal overtake Manchester United in the Injury League

Arsenal keep moving on up all the tables.

Arsenal fans come second in London but Chelsea almost last

Arsenal fans have been voted the second best in London.

Wenger over Mourinho any day! suggests Cesc Fabregas

Fabregas fails to flatter Mourinho when asked to compare him to previous managers at Arsenal and Barcelona.

Midfielder admits Arsenal tried to sign him, eyes Chelsea or Liverpool

Once upon a time Arsenal were linked with Felipe Melo every time a window threatened to open. Seems there was a reason.

Wenger reveals he would have had to sell to buy Cesc...

It has been a sore point all season, the arrival of Cesc Fabregas in London with Chelsea and not Arsenal. Hard enough to take in...

Ex-Chelsea midfielder linked with Arsenal after coach mentions Manchester United

You know those stories that pop-up during the transfer window that seem really interesting but end up saying nothing? Well Metro have been at it again, this...

Five reasons Arsenal lose big games – and why it’s about...

One win at Old Trafford since 2003 One win at Stamford Bridge since 2004 One win at Eastlands since whenever it was the oil money came...

Arsenal’s wage bill still fourth as Manchester United top the lot

As Chelsea finally got around to filing their annual accounts we can now see the order of clubs according to their wage bills for...

Arsenal to make offer for Chelsea star based on old quotes...

The Daily Star ran an article yesterday suggesting that Arsenal will make a £7m move for Chelsea's out of favour goalkeeper Petr Cech. According to...