Arsenal vs Boro Confirmed Lineups: Elneny for suspended Xhaka the only change for Wenger
Arsenal are reportedly in the process of negotiating for contract extensions with manager Arsene Wenger as well as superstar duo Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez
Kieran Gibbs starts on the left side of the defence with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain being Wenger's choice for left midfield. Xhaka is replaced by Coquelin, who partners Cazorla in the holding midfield role.
Out of favour Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is reportedly wanted by La Liga duo - Valencia and Sevilla
Arsene Wenger believes Olivier Giroud still has a part to play in Arsenal's season, despite the striker having yet to start a game this season.
Arsene Wenger never once contemplated selling Theo Walcott this summer, despite his inconsistent form over the last few seasons The Arsenal winger has been in fine form this season, having notched 7 goals in 9 appearances in all competitions. However, the midfielder had a very indifferent 2015/16 campaign, having already matched his league total of 5 goals last season. Despite this, Arsene Wenger has claimed that the thought of selling Walcott didn’t cross his mind, according to ITV : “Look, I haven’t spoken to anybody because I was not ready to let him go. I always wanted to keep him.” Wenger was also understandably full of praise for the 27 year old, citing his mental qualities as integral to his game : “What I’ve seen of him is that he lets the passion for the game come out of his body. That’s what you want from him. “I’ve felt that since he’s played with more freedom, maybe he lets his feelings […]
Arsenal are reportedly facing a fight to retain the services of young defender Kristopher Da Graca with Paris Saint-Germain showing interest in the Swede
The 23 year old English international has expressed his dissatisfaction at his playing time with Arsenal, having started only 3 games in the Premier League this season.
Arsenal eked out a narrow 3-2 win over Swansea thanks to a double from Theo Walcott and sturdy defending after Granit Xhaka saw red
A trio of Spanish clubs including Atletico Madrid are aiming to rival Italian giants Juventus for the Arsenal star, who will be out of contract at the end of the season.