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August 16, 2017 4:46 PM Man City table £60m bid for Arsenal ace Alexis Sanchez as Real Madrid circle

That’s according to Spanish news outlet Don Balon who say City are still firmly in the hunt for the Chilean. However, the La Liga champions have only taken a casual interest given Arsenal’s refusal to sell to a Premier League rival. Sanchez has now entered the final year of his contract and has so far refused to sign an extension. He missed the Community

August 16, 2017 12:37 PM Arsenal News: Alexis Sanchez will return from injury at Liverpool

ALEXIS SANCHEZ will return from injury to face Liverpool, according to former Arsenal star Ray Parlour. Arsenal have missed Sanchez for their Community Shield triumph over Chelsea and their 4-3 Premier League opener against Leicester due to an abdominal strain. The Chile international is expected to miss the trip to Stoke on Saturday (5.30pm), but Parlour 3

August 13, 2017 2:53 AM Morata silences critics but calls for Chelsea to strengthen are now deafening

Chelsea's off-field problems bled onto the Stamford Bridge turf as Burnley stunned the Premier League by winning 3-2 at Stamford Bridge. Only one other set of champions - Leicester City - had ever lost their opening game the season after lifting the title and Antonio Conte will point to a lack of options and signings in the transfer window as an excuse

August 12, 2017 10:23 AM Giroud header seals Arsenal win in season-opening thriller

Arsenal had to come from behind twice to beat Leicester City 4-3 in a thriller as the Premier League season got off to a flying start on Friday with Arsene Wenger's substitutions turning the match around at The Emirates. Olivier Giroud came off the bench to head a late winner after Aaron Ramsey had brought Arsenal level at 3-3 following a Jamie Vardy 6

August 12, 2017 10:23 AM Premier League fixtures: TV schedule, live stream & guide to the opening weekend

The 2017-18 Premier League season gets under way on August 11 as a host of clubs vie for the top prize in English football. Chelsea will attempt to defend their title from the challenge of teams such as Manchester City, Tottenham, Liverpool, and Manchester United, while Arsenal will be keen to at least ensure a return to the Champions League having missed 2

August 12, 2017 8:40 AM Arsenal's defensive problems exposed by Leicester

Arsenal may have celebrated a sensational 4-3 comeback win over Leicester on Friday night - but familiar defensive concerns cannot be ignored if they have ambitions of returning to the top four and challenging for the Premier League, writes Peter Smith. Each year, the new season comes with a feeling of a fresh start. But for Arsenal the same old problems 4

August 12, 2017 6:55 AM Wenger: I'm relieved that Giroud stayed

London — Arsene Wenger is relieved Olivier Giroud didn't take him up on the offer to leave Arsenal. Ever since France striker Alexandre Lacazette joined in July for a club-record 60 million euros ($68 million), the future of compatriot Giroud has been in doubt. But after deciding to stick it out for a sixth season at Arsenal, Giroud was the north London 2

August 11, 2017 9:01 PM Wenger relieved Giroud stayed, produced opening-day victory

LONDON (AP) - Arsene Wenger is relieved Olivier Giroud didn't take him up on the offer to leave Arsenal. Ever since France striker Alexandre Lacazette joined in July for a club-record 60 million euros ($68 million), the future of compatriot Giroud has been in doubt. But after deciding to stick it out for a sixth season at Arsenal, Giroud was the north 2

August 11, 2017 9:01 PM Craig Shakespeare finds positives in Leicester loss to Arsenal

Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare was pleased to play a part in Friday's opening loss to Arsenal -- even if the Foxes headed back to the East Midlands with nothing to show for their evening's endeavour. Olivier Giroud came off the bench to head home in the 85th minute as the Gunners kicked off the Premier League season with a thrilling 4-3 win. Giroud's 2

August 11, 2017 8:52 PM Olivier Giroud the hero as Arsenal come back to beat Leicester 4-3

LONDON -- Arsenal's new stars took centre stage but it would fall to old faithful, Olivier Giroud, to score the late goal in a 4-3 comeback win vs. Leicester. Here are three quick thoughts from the Emirates... Sometimes opening day fixtures can be cagey and tedious, almost as if the players are still in preseason mode. But there was nothing of the sort here: it was truly 3