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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has reacted to Tottenham manager Antonio Conte’s ‘complaining’ dig. Last week, the top-four rivals faced off in a tense North London derby, with the Lillywhites coming out on top 3-0. It wasn’t, however, without controversy. Gunners fans were enraged by Spurs’ first goal, which saw Spurs awarded a penalty after Cedric Soares was adjudged to have fouled Son Heung-min in the box before Rob Holding was sent off, prompting a furious Arteta to claim he would be banned for six months if he expressed his true feelings after the game. Conte then chastised the Spaniard for…

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Arsenal are still chasing a top-four finish this season, anxious to qualify for the Champions League next season. However, they have suffered a setback in their pursuit after losing the North London Derby to rivals Tottenham, who then went on to beat Burnley 1-0 to leapfrog the Gunners. The challenge remains in Mikel Arteta’s hands, with a game in hand over Spurs providing them the chance to go into the final game of the season in the driver’s seat. They will have to beat Newcastle, who have undergone a lot of changes since the start of the year. The visitors…

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Following Tottenham’s win over Burnley, Mikel Arteta must guarantee that history does not repeat itself following Arsenal’s setback in the North London Derby. Apart from the ultimate outcome on Thursday night, what will have worried the Spaniard and Arsenal supporters is the possibility of a central defensive crisis, which might jeopardize the club’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League next season. Not only is Rob Holding suspended for Monday’s match against Newcastle United, but Arteta is also concerned about the fitness of his first-choice pairing of Benjamin White and Gabriel Magalhaes, after preferring not to risk the former against…

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Arsenal’s manager, Mikel Arteta has stated that he is doubtful whether Ben White and Gabriel Magalhaes will be fit to face Newcastle United on Monday. The Gunners had a bad day on Thursday, losing 3-0 to local rivals Tottenham Hotspur, while Rob Holding was sent off in the first half and Gabriel was injured late in the game. White, an England international, is also a doubt for the match after failing to play a single minute since last month 3-1 win against Manchester United. The North Londoners are now just one point ahead of Antonio Conte’s Tottenham Hotspur, and they…

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Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have their final Premier League fixtures this season, which means this weekend might be crucial in the top-four race. Chelsea may still be caught in third place mathematically, but their superior goal difference means they only need one point from their final two games for Champions League qualification. As a result, who joins them at Europe’s top table next season will be decided by the North London duo. Arsenal are currently the favorites due to the fact that they have points on the board and must rely on their own results. They might have clinched a…

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After announcing his decision to change agents, Arsenal may have received the clearest indication yet that Nicolas Pepe is planning a move away this summer. ‘I totally trust Luis Ferrer and his staff to help me make the correct choices, and go to new summits and challenges in the best possible way,’ the 26-year-old revealed the switch in an Instagram post. My family and I are excited to see what comes next.’ Pepe was reported to be evaluating his options by Sports Deputy in January after making only five Premier League appearances, the latest of which was in October of…

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Arsenal have made their first summer signing in preparation for next season. Marquinhos is expected to join Arsenal for their pre-season tour in the coming season. According to GOAL journalist Charles Watts, the North London club will spend £3 million to secure the services of the teenager. He will join the club from Sao Paulo in Brazil. In Europe, the Brazilian is not a well known player. But, despite being only 19 years old, he has already completed a full season and could follow in the footsteps of Gabriel Martinelli, who moved to the Emirates in 2019. Marquinhos is a…

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Arsenal’s pursuit of Gabriel Jesus is said to be intensifying. The Gunners had been said to be after the Brazilian forward, but it now appears that they are set to complete a deal. The Gunners are considering an opening bid for Jesus, according to transfer specialist Fabrizio Romano. Even if his current contract is not extended, Manchester City wants roughly £50 million for the forward. At the end of the season, the Gunners are in desperate need of a striker. Edu and Mikel Arteta appear to have picked Jesus as the right player to lead the club forward. Arsenal had…

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After commenting on Gabriel Jesus’ future, his agent has given Arsenal a big boost in their pursuit of the Manchester City striker. With the futures of both Eddie Nketiah and Alexandre Lacazette still uncertain, Sports Deputy knows that Jesus is one name on the Gunners’ wishlist to add to their attacking ranks. Over the last few months, Arsenal’s technical director Edu has spoken with the player’s agent, Marcelo Pettinati, confirming that the Brazilian ‘likes the vision’ at the Emirates. Jesus is set to leave City for a fee in the range of £35 million with the signing of Borussia Dortmund…

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Arsenal have made such a remarkable comeback that they are now in a position to qualify for the Champions League with two games to spare. Strangely, they don’t need to beat local rivals Tottenham to secure a top-four position, as they are four points ahead of Antonio Conte’s side heading into Thursday’s highly-anticipated North London Derby. So, how does Mikel Arteta go about approaching this? Spanaird said in his pre-match press conference that he has only one game strategy in mind. “It’s more about the thrill and the chance for me,” the Spaniard explained. “When you have it in football,…

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