Ahead of Monday nighta s FA Cup fixture against Manchester United, Arsene Wenger confirms that Gabriel is not available for selection. Arsenala s latest signing, Gabriel, who started the game against Queens Park Rangers, suffered a little hamstring injury in the game. Gabriel is sure to miss out the FA Cup quarter-final against Manchester United on Monday night. Wenger said: a Gabriel has a little hamstring injury and he will be out for two to three weeks. He has a scan today. That means hea s not available for the weekend and certainly not for West Ham United or Monaco, but after that he should be available again.a Wenger confirmed that Szczesny will undergo a fitness test and if he clears it, he will play on Monday night. The manager also suggested that Nacho Monreal might come back. However, the manager suggested that more or less, it will be the same squad that started against Queens Park Rangers. He said: […]

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who has often been criticized for not spending enough time working on the defensive side of his teama s game, seems to have turned over a new leaf as witnessed in the Gunnersa 2-0 win over Manchester City last weekend. Following it, the Frenchman has gone into the transfer market and bought Brazilian centre-half Gabriel Paulista from Villareal. Herea s a look at the 24-year-old who cost the Londoners A?15m. Who is Gabriel Paulista? Born in Sao Paulo, Paulista has only played for two clubs in his career so far. As a talented youngster, Paulista was spotted by Esporte Clube VitA?ria from where he graduated into a professional footballer. Paulista, who is nicknamed Gabriel, made his debut for the club in March 2010 in a 3-1 win over Campeonato Baiano championship. In his early years at the club, Paulista played as a right-back and wasna t a first team regular up until 2011. As he grew […]