Arsenal set an unwanted record during their embarrassing 5-1 Champions League loss to Bayern Munich on Wednesday. The Premier League outfit became the first English club to concede 200 goals in Europe’s premier club competition. A Thiago Alcantara brace and goals from Arjen Robben, Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller saw Bayern to their huge win
Bayern Munich effectively guaranteed themselves a place in the Champions League quarter-finals and left Arsenal facing the prospect of another early exit from the knockout stages of European competition after the Bundesliga title-holders romped to a second 5-1 thrashing in successive seasons over the Gunners at Allianz Arena on Wednesday.’ Carlo Ancelotti’s hosts led through
The 28-year-old has shown plenty of promise since arriving from Deportivo La Coruna last summer, but he has seen his first team opportunities severely limited. Sitting behind Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud in the pecking order, Lucas Perez started just two Premier League fixtures this term, while making another eight substitute outings. And despite
Bayern Munich will be without in-form winger Franck Ribery and central defender Jerome Boateng for their Champions League clash against Arsenal on Wednesday. The Bavarians had hoped that the duo would return in time for the first leg of the round of 16 encounter at Allianz Arena. However, it appears coach Carlo Ancelotti will have
Jack Wilshere says he is yet to decide on his future beyond this season and will put playing regular football at the top of his agenda when contemplating his next move. The midfielder is on loan at Bournemouth from Arsenal in 2016-17 and his contract at Emirates Stadium expires at the end of next season.
Arsene Wenger has told Arsenal fans that his team needs their support to have any chance of competing for trophies this season. Two consecutive defeats look to have all but ended the Gunners’ Premier League title hopes and have brought on another wave of the fan unrest that has plagued the Emirates Stadium in recent
Thierry Henry has lauded “extraordinary” Olivier Giroud and says he’d have been an excellent foil to him if his compatriot had played at Arsenal during his era. The Gunners’ all-time record scorer was considered to have criticised his countryman previously, suggesting he is not a good enough player to lead the line for the Emirates
Michael Ballack has advised Mesut Ozil to leave Arsenal for Bayern Munich if he wants to win major silverware. Ozil’s future at Arsenal is in doubt as talks over a contract renewal have yet to reach a successful conclusion, with his existing deal due to expire in June 2018. The 28-year-old has been linked with
Thomas Muller feels the forthcoming Champions League games against Arsenal could come to define Bayern Munich’s season. Carlo Ancelotti’s side could only finish in second place behind Atletico Madrid in the group stages, meaning they must host Arsene Wenger’s men when their last-16 tie gets underway next Wednesday. Bayern dealt out a 5-1 thrashing to
They may be struggling to perform on the pitch of late but Arsenal’s players have continually backed manager Arsene Wenger this season. The Gunners boss has seen criticism thrown his way from large numbers of supporters on social media after two consecutive defeats by Watford and Chelsea appeared to have ended the club’s title challenge.