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Allardyce eyes first win at Arsenal

Victory for Arsenal would relegate West Bromwich Albion from the Premier League for a joint-record fifth time along with Norwich City.Team news Did you know?Arsenal have won 10 of their 12 home PL matches against West Brom, failing only in November 2004 (1-1) and September 2010 (2-3).

premierleague.com ,  1d 1
Allardyce eyes first win at Arsenal

Paul Merson destroys Mikel Arteta for 'mind-blowing' substitution vs Villarreal

Paul Merson described Arsenal’s performance against Villarreal on Thursday night as ‘the worst he’d ever’ seen and criticised the ‘mind-blowing’ decision to substitute Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with Mikel Arteta’s side desperately needing a goal.The Gunners managed just one shot on target and were unable to overturn a first leg 2-1 deficit at the Emirates against a dogged Villarreal side managed by Arteta’s predecessor Unai Emery.

metro.co.uk ,  2d 0
Paul Merson destroys Mikel Arteta for 'mind-blowing' substitution vs Villarreal

MARTIN KEOWN: Arsenal have two top strikers in Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang but where are the goals? You have to look at Mikel Arteta

There are several questions which the Arsenal top brass need to be asking themselves.If Mikel Arteta is given the right resources, can he lead the club back to the top?How much of the underperformance is down to the quality of the squad?And how much is down to Arteta?

dailymail.co.uk ,  2d 27
MARTIN KEOWN: Arsenal have two top strikers in Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang but where are the goals? You have to look at Mikel Arteta

Jack Wilshere ‘feels sorry’ for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after Arsenal’s Europa League exit

Jack Wilshere admits he ‘felt sorry’ for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Arsenal crashed out of the Europa League to Villarreal on Thursday evening.After a 2-1 defeat in the first leg in Spain, the Gunners failed to find a way past Unai Emery’s side at the Emirates Stadium and a goalless draw meant that Mikel Arteta’s men were dumped out of the competition.

metro.co.uk ,  3d 3
Jack Wilshere ‘feels sorry’ for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after Arsenal’s Europa League exit

How Arsenal line up against Villarreal tonight

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang starts for Arsenal against Villarreal tonight.Kieran Tierney and Alexandre Lacazette have had to settle for a place on bench.Lacazette (hamstring) and Tierney (knee) were both pushing to start but Mikel Arteta has named them among the substitutes at Emirates Stadium.

standard.co.uk ,  4d 7
How Arsenal line up against Villarreal tonight

Jose Mourinho's Roma move could see Liverpool target Lorenzo Pellegrini - Papers

Back-page headlines and transfer rumours from Thursday's newspapers... DAILY MIRROR Jose Mourinho's move to Roma could open the door for a Liverpool deal for Lorenzo Pellegrini.Jurgen Klopp is "absolutely" staying at Liverpool regardless of whether his side qualify for next season's Champions League, the manager's agent has confirmed.

skysports.com ,  4d 2
Jose Mourinho's Roma move could see Liverpool target Lorenzo Pellegrini - Papers

Arsenal 0-0 Villarreal (agg 1-2): Unai Emery's side will face Manchester United in Europa League final

Match report as Arsenal's Europa League campaign ends at hands of Unai Emery's Villarreal; Spanish side led 2-1 from first leg; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck post twice on frustrating night for the Gunners; Villarreal held on to book place in final in Gdansk against Man Utd on May 26 Arsenal's season was left in tatters as Villarreal held on for a 0-0 draw at the Emirates Stadium to secure a 2-1 aggregate victory and a place in the Europa League final against Manchester United.

skysports.com ,  4d 0
Arsenal 0-0 Villarreal (agg 1-2): Unai Emery's side will face Manchester United in Europa League final

Martin Keown tells Arsenal how to beat Villarreal and reach Europa League final

Martin Keown is unsure whether Arsenal will be able to keep a clean sheet against Villarreal and urged them to blow their opponents away early on in the second leg of their Europa League semi-final tie on Thursday.A 1-0 scoreline would be enough to seal the Gunners’ passage through to the final after they netted a vital away goal in last week’s first leg in Spain, which the hosts won 2-1 on the night.

metro.co.uk ,  4d 2
Martin Keown tells Arsenal how to beat Villarreal and reach Europa League final

Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tells Mikel Arteta his favourite position

Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has sent a message to his manager.Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has made it clear to Mikel Arteta the position he prefers to play ahead of Thursday's Europa League semi-final against Villarreal.Arsenal trail 2-1 heading into the second leg at the Emirates following last week's defeat in Spain.

express.co.uk ,  5d 0
Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tells Mikel Arteta his favourite position

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: I lost 4kg during malaria battle but I’m back to 90 percent fit

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he is back to 90 percent fitness and ready to start tomorrow’s Europa League semi-final against Villarreal.The Gunners captain has revealed he lost 4kg during his battle with malaria last month but is nearing peak condition after scoring on his first start since returning from the illness in the win over Newcastle on Sunday.

standard.co.uk ,  5d 0
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: I lost 4kg during malaria battle but I’m back to 90 percent fit

How Arsenal could line up for Villarreal showdown with Tierney among key doubts

MIKEL ARTETA will pick his most important team of the season when Arsenal face Villarreal on Thursday.A 2-1 first-leg deficit in the Europa League semi-final tie leaves the onus on the Gunners to spark a comeback in North London.Far from a straightforward scenario, the Spaniard is left sweating over the fitness of three key players with a number of other stars out of form.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  5d 0
How Arsenal could line up for Villarreal showdown with Tierney among key doubts

Arsenal handed triple injury boost ahead of huge Villarreal Europa League showdown

Arsenal are set to face Villarreal in the second leg of their Europa League semi-final tie on Thursday, with Mikel Arteta's side hoping to reach the final Arsenal stars Kieran Tierney, Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could all feature in the Gunners' crucial Europa League semi-final second leg clash with Villarreal on Thursday.

mirror.co.uk ,  5d 2
Arsenal handed triple injury boost ahead of huge Villarreal Europa League showdown

How we expect Arsenal to line up against Villarreal

Mikel Arteta has a number of big selection calls to make ahead of Arsenal’s Europa League semi-final second leg with Villarreal.The Gunners lost the first leg in Spain 2-1 and go into the match at Emirates Stadium hoping to complete a comeback.Alexandre Lacazette (hamstring) and Kieran Tierney (knee) are both pushing to be involved, with the latter’s possible participation crucial.

standard.co.uk ,  5d 0
How we expect Arsenal to line up against Villarreal

Mikel Arteta is hoping to recall injury doubts Alexandre Lacazette and Kieran Tierney for Arsenal's crucial Europa League clash against Villarreal after they both took part in full training

Mikel Arteta will make late calls on Alexandre Lacazette and Kieran Tierney’s availability for Arsenal’s huge Europa League tie against Villarreal.The duo, who have both been out injured, took part in full training yesterday ahead of tomorrow’s second leg.Arsenal, who lost the away leg 2-1, are optimistic Lacazette will be able to make the bench after missing the last three games with a hamstring injury suffered against Fulham last month.

dailymail.co.uk ,  5d 0
Mikel Arteta is hoping to recall injury doubts Alexandre Lacazette and Kieran Tierney for Arsenal's crucial Europa League clash against Villarreal after they both took part in full training

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hands Arsenal major boost ahead of Villarreal showdown

Arsenal captain Aubameyang returned to the Arsenal squad for the Europa League tie with Villarreal and is confident he will be fit enough for the crucial second leg on Thursday Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is confident of being fit to start Arsenal's biggest game of the season.Gunners captain Aubameyang started the win at Newcastle on Sunday, lasted 77 minutes and is determined to face Villarreal on Thursday.

mirror.co.uk ,  6d 2
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hands Arsenal major boost ahead of Villarreal showdown

Arteta admits Luiz may miss rest of season days before crunch Villarreal clash

DAVID LUIZ could be out for the rest of the season after picking up a hamstring injury in Arsenal's 2-0 win at Newcastle.The Brazilian had to be replaced by Calum Chambers just eight minutes into the second period.And with the Gunners facing a monumental second-leg clash against Villareal in Europa League, it was not what boss Mikel Arteta wanted to see.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  7d 0
Arteta admits Luiz may miss rest of season days before crunch Villarreal clash

Splashing out £40m on Yves Bissouma, making a move for Dortmund's Julian Brandt and joining the scramble for Max Aarons? Who are Arsenal's key targets as Mikel Arteta aims to fund '£120m summer kitty with six players on chopping block'

With Arsenal limping towards the finish line after a hugely underwhelming season, thoughts are already turning to the summer transfer window.Mikel Arteta is in desperate need of rejuvenation and is looking to raise £120million to sign fresh blood by shedding some players from his squad.Alexandre Lacazette, Eddie Nketiah, Matteo Guendouzi, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Lucas Torreira and Hector Bellerin are all vulnerable, according to Football London.

dailymail.co.uk ,  7d 17
Splashing out £40m on Yves Bissouma, making a move for Dortmund's Julian Brandt and joining the scramble for Max Aarons? Who are Arsenal's key targets as Mikel Arteta aims to fund '£120m summer kitty with six players on chopping block'

Splashing out £40m on Yves Bissouma, making a move for Borussia Dortmund's Julian Brandt and joining the scramble for Max Aarons? Who are Arsenal's key transfer targets as Mikel Arteta aims to fund '£120m summer kitty with six players on chopping block'

With Arsenal limping towards the finish line after a hugely underwhelming season, thoughts are already turning to the summer transfer window.Mikel Arteta is in desperate need of rejuvenation and is looking to raise £120million to sign fresh blood by shedding some players from his squad.Alexandre Lacazette, Eddie Nketiah, Matteo Guendouzi, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Lucas Torreira and Hector Bellerin are all vulnerable, according to Football London.

dailymail.co.uk ,  7d 1
Splashing out £40m on Yves Bissouma, making a move for Borussia Dortmund's Julian Brandt and joining the scramble for Max Aarons? Who are Arsenal's key transfer targets as Mikel Arteta aims to fund '£120m summer kitty with six players on chopping block'

Arsenal suffer fresh Luiz injury blow ahead of Villarreal second leg

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has lamented the loss of David Luiz ahead of Thursday’s season-defining Europa League clash against Villarreal.Luiz, who returned ahead of schedule from a knee injury against Newcastle on Sunday, limped off with what looked to be a hamstring injury early in the second half at St. James' Park as Arsenal wion 2-0.

standard.co.uk ,  8d 13
Arsenal suffer fresh Luiz injury blow ahead of Villarreal second leg

Can Aubameyang extend scoring run against Newcastle?

Team news Steve Bruce will be without Joe Willock (parent club), but has said he expects Callum Wilson to make his first start in three months.Matt Ritchie (calf) is a doubt, while Fabian Schar may be involved.Arsenal will assess the fitness of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as he continues to build back up to full fitness.

premierleague.com ,  8d 0
Can Aubameyang extend scoring run against Newcastle?