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ARTETA FIRES STRONG WARNING TO AUBAMEYANG

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has sent out a sounding warning to all of his players, especially star striker Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang. The boss stated it clear that there is not any player in the squad who cannot be dropped to the bench.

This comes after the agent of Gabonese striker Aubameyang threw a jibe at the Spanish manager insisting that his style of play has not been fruitful enough to provide chances for the former Borussia Dortmund striker to score goals this season.

WILLIAN: ARSENAL STRUGGLES CONTINUE IN VILLA DEFEAT

Arsenal midfielder Willian has been a shadow of himself since his summer move from London rivals Chelsea and his poor form continued during the shocking home defeat to Aston Villa in their Premier League meeting at the weekend.

Willian had spent almost a decade at Chelsea before the failure to agree a new contract paved the way for him to sign for the North London team on a free transfer.

The Brazilian made a lively start to his Arsenal career with two assists on his debut at Fulham in the first game of the new Premier League season. Since the Fulham game, Willian has been missing in action in his other Arsenal games including the aforementioned Villa game at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday night.

Arsenal Star Aubameyang Injured

It is really a very hard time for any of the players to sit at the gallery or at the dressing room after being injured before the most crucial match of the tournament.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the captain of Arsenal has got his ankle sprained and is in a highly doubtful situation to appear in the match against Manchester City. The head Gunner may miss the crucial clash between the two gigantic teams of the English Premier League.

Mustafi will stay out of the FA Cup final due to injury

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafiwas pulled out from the FA Cup squadas he had been confirmed with a hamstring injury. The player, during the latter part of the second half, in the match against Manchester City was pulled out of the field and he sat on the sidelines during the match against Aston Villa. Mikel Arteta earlier in this week has suggested the possibility of the player missing out the FA Cup final against Chelsea on August 1.

Martin Keown says Aubameyang should be stripped from captaincy

Arsenal legend Martin Keown believes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang should be stripped from the captaincy amid the uncertainty of his future at the club. The Gabon international has been reluctant to sign a new Gunners deal beyond next summer and there has been the speculation that he could be sold when the current season concludes.

Coutinho likely to leave Barcelona, says Rivaldo

The former Blaugrana footballer Rivaldo says that Philippe Coutinho staying at Barca due to injury but there is a chance of him leaving too. There has been a lot of doubts regarding the future of the Brazilian footballer after his departure from Liverpool in 2018. He has been through a long phase of injuries. Chelsea has shown interest but his injuries will be an obstacle.

Rivaldo urges Barcelona to avoid signing Aubameyang

Barcelona legend Rivaldo believes the club should avoid the option of signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Arsenal as the striker may not suit their style of play. The Gabon international has grown accustomed to playing counter-attacking style of football during his career and Rivaldo feels he may struggle to adapt with the Catalan giants, who prefer to play their way into the opposition defence.

Guardiola does not agree with Silva’s comments after derby defeat

Manchester City Pep Guardiola has refused to agree with Bernardo Silva’s comments following the club’s 2-0 derby defeat to Manchester United in the Premier League. The Citizens were without Kevin de Bruyne for the derby at Old Trafford and that definitely hampered them as they struggled to find the cutting edge in the attacking third.

Liverpool legend fancies Nicolas Pepe to emulate Henry at Arsenal

Liverpool legend Graeme Souness believes Arsenal’s record signing Nicolas Pepe has the ability to emulate Thierry Henry despite making a slow beginning to the current campaign. The Ivory Coast international has scored just three goals from open play during the course of the season but he was in sublime form in the 4-0 triumph over Newcastle United over the weekend.

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