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LE HAVRE, FRANCE - JUNE 14: Former England player Alex Scott speaks with presenter Gabby Logan prior to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group D match between England and Argentina at on June 14, 2019 in Le Havre, France. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Gammon annoyed as Alex Scott named new host of BBC’s Question of Sport

Alex Scott will become the new host of the BBC's long-running Question of Sport, replacing Sue Barker much to the annoyance of a lot of gammon
COMMERCE CITY, CO - JULY 15: Mesut Oezil #10 of Arsenal jokes with teammates while warming up against the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 15, 2019 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Timothy Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

5 years on: The Mesut Ozil Conundrum

Mesut Ozil divides opinion amongst fans and pundits alike, but why?
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes (L) fights for the ball with Rennes' Senegalese forward Mbaye Niang (R)during the French L1 Football match between Rennes (SRFC) and Lille (LOSC), on September 22, 2019, at the Roazhon Park, in Rennes, northwestern France. (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP)

Arsenal will win race for Gabriel

Gabriel Magalhaes will accept an Arsenal offer to join from Lille, with Napoli unable to sign him unless they can sell Kalidou Koulibaly.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil arrives at Arsenal's Colney training centre north of London on May 20, 2020 as training continues for Premier League clubs with a June re-start the intention during the COVID-19 pandemic. - Teams have started socially-distanced training in small groups this week, but several Premier League stars have expressed concerns about plans to resume the season. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Arsenal furious at Mesut Ozil for telling the truth

Arsenal are reportedly furious at Mesut Ozil for speaking out about his situation at the club, turning once again to their pals in the media to help them drive him from the Emirates.
PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - JUNE 27: Philippe Coutinho of Brazil looks on during the Copa America Brazil 2019 quarterfinal match between Brazil and Paraguay at Arena do Gremio on June 27, 2019 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Arsenal deal for Philippe Coutinho no longer fantasy talk

Arsenal are keen on the signing of Philippe Coutinho this summer, likely on a one-year loan deal from Barcelona, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on July 18, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Justin Tallis/Pool via Getty Images)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants minimum £70kpw wage increase from Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants Arsenal to increase his wages from £180kpw to a minimum of £250k before he will sign a new deal.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) celebrates scoring their second goal with Arsenal's Spanish defender Hector Bellerin (L) during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Arteta wants 3 positions revamped: Door open for at least 6 players

Arsenal need to sell before they buy and that means were are going to see a lot of activity this summer, something David Ornstein has been talking fans through.
Nicolas Pepe (Photo via Instagram)

Nicolas Pepe a £72m flop at Arsenal? He’s their best performer this season

As I was reading  through the papers during the week, I was stopped by Jason' Burt's article in the Telegraph that was supposed to be praising Mikel Arteta but just ended up insulting Arsenal, their fans, and Nicolas Pepe.
Arsenal's Scottish defender Kieran Tierney controls the ball during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

3 Arsenal players make Team of the Weekend

Arsenal dominated Jamie Redknapp's Daily Mail Team of the Weekend this week after putting two past Manchester City without reply.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal in action during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 28, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

David Ornstein: Ainsley Maitland-Niles wants to leave Arsenal

David Ornstein claims in an exclusive that Ainsley Maitland-Niles believes he must leave Arsenal in order to continue life as a first-team regular.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal acknowledges the fans after the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

It makes no sense for Arsenal to terminate Hector Bellerin’s contract

An article on the Daily Mail website claims Hector Bellerin is 'desperate' to get out of Arsenal and 'termination of his deal may be mutual between club and player.' Really?
Arsenal's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi waves to the crowd at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Jamie Redknapp defends Matteo Guendouzi over Neal Maupay comments

Ever since Matteo Guendouzi had a go at Neal Maupay after Arsenal's defeat at Brighton, he hasn't been seen near the Arsenal squad.
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Major newspaper admits journalist access impacts positive or negative coverage

The Daily Mail on Tuesday had a small snippet in their Sports Agenda section that gives away an awful lot about how some outlets do their jobs - and it isn't good.
Emirates Stadium

Arsenal fans mocked by Daily Mail

The Daily Mail have mocked Arsenal fans for staying away from games pre-pandemic claiming the Emirates would make an ideal neutral venue if the Premier League restarts.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil prepares to take a freekick during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP)

Mesut Ozil’s wagecut stance defended by Daily Mail

In Monday's edition, Ian Ladyman in the Daily Mail defended Mesut Ozil and the pressure put on him by the rest of the media and public to take a paycut.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil warms up for the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019.

Mesut Ozil’s pay cut refusal isn’t all it seems

On Monday, David Ornstein announced that 25 out of 27 Arsenal players had agreed to take a pay cut at Arsenal, rather than a deferral before the club confirmed the news but it didn't take long for Mesut Ozil to become the star attraction of the story - as usual.

Ridiculous claim made about Kieran Tierney and Arsenal fans

In their Monday edition, the Daily Mail write that Kieran Tierney has 'yet to win over the Arsenal faithful' which is nothing but pile of bull.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Kyle Walker of Manchester City spits water during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on February 02, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Kyle Walker turns to Ozil idiot to improve image

Former Tottenham man and current Manchester City defender, Kyle Walker, as reportedly turned to Neil 'nicking a living' Ashton to help with his PR after a string of stories has seen him disciplined by City and reportedly dropped by England for good.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville looks on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on March 4, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Sky Sports cancel all studio guests

Sky Sports are cancelling all studio guests from Monday as they try to keep Covid-19 infection levels down.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang runs with the ball during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 7, 2020.

Mancini to use breadcrumbs to lure Pierre-Emerick-Aubameyang says weird Guardian article

The Guardian today claim that Roberto Mancini is planning to lure Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Milan this summer "by leaving a trail of breadcrumbs between the Emirates and San Siro."
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates victory during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang makes Premier League Team of the Week

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was included in Jamie Redknapp's Premier League Team of the Week after his brace and superb performance against Everton on Sunday.
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 21: Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Arsenal FC at Bramall Lane on October 21, 2019 in Sheffield, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

David Ornstein explains what went on with Guendouzi in Dubai and Arteta’s new stance

In his Monday column for The Athletic, David Ornstein claims that Matteo Guendouzi has landed himself in hot water more than once at Arsenal since the arrival of Mikel Arteta.
Bukayo Saka (Photo via Twitter / ArsenalAcademy)

Bukayo Saka named as a hot inspiration this week

In Saturday's Daily Mail's 'what's hot, what's not', they named Bukayo Saka as one of the hottest things this week AND acknowledged he is playing out of position.
Roy Keane, Assistant Manager of Nottingham Forest looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Nottingham Forest at Bramall Lane on April 19, 2019 in Sheffield, England.

Roy Keane annoyed with Alexandre Lacazette’s celebration

Roy Keane is upset that a striker struggling for confidence had the temerity to celebrate a goal that ended a goal-drought.
Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal with the Heads Up logo on his shirt during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on February 16, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

‘A treat to watch’ says journalist of underfire Nicolas Pepe

Before Arsenal's game against Newcastle United, Mikel Arteta challenged the club's record signing to stand-up and be counted and that's exactly what he did...