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Premier League helped by early deadline but were teams ready to play?

The 2018-19 Premier League season is well and truly underway and for once, that phrase feels appropriate.<p>The English top-flight always commences in …

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'Amazing banter, ludicrous' - Angry Arsenal supporters react to Unai Emery's choice of captain

Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has confirmed that Laurent Koscielny will be the club's captain in 2018/19.<p>Vice-captain last season behind Per …

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Arsenal news live: Manchester City news and match updates, Wenger sacked, N'Zonzi wants transfer

15:06<p>Team news reaction<p>15:00<p>It's good to be back!<p>14:27<p>What Emery wants from Welbeck<p>Rumours are circulating that the forward got start at left back …

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Arsenal v Man City – Here we go again!

So, we’ve had all the talk, all the summer, all the pre-season preparation, all the hard work and the letting people know about the hard work, the …

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'Arsene got sacked!' - Jack Wilshere reveals all about Arsene Wenger's shock Arsenal exit

Jack Wilshere has revealed how the departure of Arsene Wenger changed everything at Arsenal, including his own future.<p>The midfielder left Arsenal …

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Arsenal vs Manchester City Preview: Classic Encounter, Team News, Prediction & More

Arsenal and Manchester City might bring the first round of Premier League fixtures to a close on Sunday, but the match represents the beginning of …

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Laurent Koscielny is Emery’s pick as club captain

In not very surprising news, Laurent Koscielny has been made the club captain for the upcoming season.<p>The French international is one of most senior …

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Mesut Ozil named Arsenal co-captain by boss Unai Emery

LONDON -- Arsenal boss Unai Emery has made Laurent Koscielny captain of the club despite his long-term injury, and named Mesut Ozil among his four …

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Emery’s first press conference: Team news, potential departures, captain Koscielny

Morning all, a Saturday round-up for you as the Premier League season is now underway. Sadly, Manchester United won last night because as much as we …

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Premier League season returns: What to look out for in 2018-19

<b>New faces, new teams, new hopes.</b><p>The Premier League returned on Friday, with Manchester United beating Leicester City in the competition's opening game.<p>But what's changed, who's new and what can we expect?<p>Can anyone challenge City?<p>Manchester City dominated the league in 2017-18, earning more English …

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Analysing Arsenal’s summer transfer business

<b>The Gunners had a memorable and productive transfer period. We analyse Unai Emery’s activity in the market.</b><p>Arsenal appointed new manager Unai Emery …

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Arsenal: So, who’s comfortable with this centre-half group?

With the deadline passed, Arsenal now have Sokratis, Shkodran Mustafi, Konstantinos Mavropanos and Shkodran Mustafi as fit centre-halves. Is anyone …

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Arsenal deadline day transfer round-up: Ousmane Dembele still top of Unai Emery's wish-list, Aaron Ramsey staying put and Calum Chambers leaves on loan

ARSENAL have had a busy summer in their first season without Arsenal Wenger since the mid-90s.<p>Unai Emery is the man at the helm and he's overseen the …

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Transfer deadline ends: Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, other Premier League clubs' arrivals, departures, more

With the transfer window closed on Thursday, here is the complete list of players bought, released or sent on loan by the 20 clubs in the English …

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Arsenal transfer news: Domagoj Vida move fails to materialise after Ousmane Dembele laughs off Barca rumours

Arsenal transfer window round-up:<p><b>IN:</b><p>Stephan Lichtsteiner, Juventus, Free<p>Bernd Leno, Bayer Leverkusen, £19.2m<p>Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Borussia …

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Fantasy Premier League tips: 7 best value summer signings to include in your FPL squad

Time is quickly running out for your side to recruit ahead of the new Premier League season – more importantly though, time is running out for you to …

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Led by Unai Emery, Fresh-Faced Arsenal Enters Uncharted Waters

Imagine the season doesn’t start well for Arsenal. Imagine it gets to October and finds that nothing much has changed, that it’s bobbing around sixth …

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Arsenal's summer of change: What's different at the Emirates Stadium?

It has been a summer of immense change at Arsenal.<p>Unai Emery is leading the Gunners into the new season after 22 years under Arsene Wenger, and the …

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Arsenal: Laurent Koscielny revelation isn’t revelatory at all

Arsenal will be parting ways with Laurent Koscielny… but not until 2020, when his contract runs out. Until then, he’s all ours.<p>Arsenal have been …

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Arsenal 2018/19 season preview: Defenders

A mix of familiar faces and new players—what will Arsenal’s defense look like?<p>TSF Preview Week continues with a look at Arsenal’s defense. Defense was perhaps Arsenal’s biggest weakness last season, and Unai Emery has tried to address that by bringing in a few veteran players in this area of the …

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KSE on the Usmanov buy-out offer and their ambitions for Arsenal

As you will have already seen this morning, Stan Kroenke is set to become the outright owner of Arsenal after Alisher Usmanov accepted a bid for his …

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Why Premier League clubs shouldn't worry about World Cup fatigue

With the start of the Premier League just a few days away, there have been concerns that World Cup fatigue could hamper some clubs this season.<p>But analysis from <i>The Telegraph</i> shows that following the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, players who participated in the tournament actually ran 0.33 kms more on …

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Arsenal season preview: Unai Emery facing tough job but Gunners are optimistic

Unai Emery is leading Arsenal into a new era<p>In our Arsenal season preview, we pick out three challenges facing Unai Emery as he prepares for his …

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Arsenal 2018/19 Season Preview: Strengths, Weaknesses, Key Man and Predictions

When Arsenal kick off their 2018/19 Premier League campaign with a tough home clash against champions Manchester City on Sunday, it will mark the …

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Arsenal ready to rival Manchester United in £44m pursuit of Jerome Boateng

gossip<p>Arsenal are ready to rival Manchester United in the battle to sign Bayern Munich centre-back Jerome Boateng, according to reports in …

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How will a season of change pan out at the Emirates? – Arsenal 2018/19 Opposition Preview

We begin our club-by-club opposition previews with Arsenal, as they begin life without Arsene Wenger and with Unai Emery hoping […]

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Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny speaks about his future

Laurent Koscielny has been a fan favorite at Arsenal over the years.<p>Laurent Koscielny’s name feels like amongst those which has been forgotten from …

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Season Preview: Can Arsenal return to top-4 status?

<b>Arsenal at a Glance</b>:<p>Premier League (and old First Division) titles: 13 – last in 2003/2004 season.<p>FA Cups: 13 times, last in 2016/2017.<p>League Cups: …

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Arsenal Stalwart plotting his exit from the Emirates

With Arsene Wenger leaving and Unai Emery arriving, the Arsenal feels that maybe it’s time to call it on his career at the Emirates stadium.Things at …

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Arsenal and Unai Emery could benefit from Mesut Ozil’s international retirement

MESUT Ozil’s international career appears to be over but the furore in Germany could work in Arsenal’s favour. The early evidence suggests Unai Emery …

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