Arteta says Southampton taught Arsenal a ‘lesson’

Southampton knocked Arsenal out of the FA Cup after a 1-0 win against the Gunners in the fourth round. Gabriel’s own goal in the 24th minute gave Southampton a deserved win over the cup holders, who decided to rest most of their first-team players ahead of their league match against the same opponent on Tuesday.Continue reading “Arteta says Southampton taught Arsenal a ‘lesson’”

Zaha reveals Arsenal transfer talks with Unai Emery

Wilfred Zaha came close to signing for Arsenal in the summer of 2019, but the Gunners instead turned their attention towards Nicolas Pepe. Pepe, who signed from Lille for a club record fee of 72£m has struggled to make an impact under Mikel Arteta. Unai Emery revealed last year that he preferred to sign WilfredContinue reading “Zaha reveals Arsenal transfer talks with Unai Emery”

Alan Shearer slams Nicolas Pepe for his performance against Everton

Arsenal suffered their eighth defeat in the Premier League against a resurgent Everton side to pile more misery on Mikel Arteta. The Gunners couldn’t create any clear-cut chances once again and Alan Shearer believes lack of urgency and commitment from Arsenal players are the reasons for it. Speaking on BBC’s Match of the Day, ShearerContinue reading “Alan Shearer slams Nicolas Pepe for his performance against Everton”

Everton sink woeful Arsenal

Everton, who defeated Chelsea in their last game continued their impressive form to defeat Arsenal and move up to second in the table. The eighth defeat of the season for Arsenal has put Arteta under enormous pressure ahead of a busy schedule as the Gunners have now picked up just 2 points from the lastContinue reading “Everton sink woeful Arsenal”

Rio Ferdinand criticises Nicolas Pepe amidst Arsenal’s poor run

Arsenal’s record signing Nicolas Pepe has endured a tough start to his career as the Ivorian has struggled to nail a starting spot in Arteta’s first-team. Mikel Arteta has repeatedly asked Pepe to perform consistently in order to improve his chances of playing more regularly for Arsenal. However, the Ivorian’s hopes were dented when heContinue reading “Rio Ferdinand criticises Nicolas Pepe amidst Arsenal’s poor run”

Nicolas Pepe sees red, as Arsenal nip a point against Leeds in a thrilling draw

Mikel Arteta’s 10 man Arsenal were lucky to snatch a draw at Elland road as Nicolas Pepe was shown a direct red card for his headbutt on Alioski. The hosts had much of the better chances throughout the game, but couldn’t capitalise on them as the woodwork rescued Arsenal thrice!. Arteta made a string ofContinue reading “Nicolas Pepe sees red, as Arsenal nip a point against Leeds in a thrilling draw”

Nicolas Pepe admits frustration due to lack of game time

Nicolas Pepe joined Arsenal last summer in a record £72m move from Lille during Unai Emery’s reign. Much was expected from the Ivory Coast winger who scored 35 goals in 74 appearances for Lille. Pepe has started only one Premier League game this season, against Manchester City, as most of his appearances have been inContinue reading “Nicolas Pepe admits frustration due to lack of game time”

Arteta asks for consistency from Nicolas Pepe

The Ivory Coast international, who joined Arsenal last summer for a then record £72m has featured only once under Mikel Arteta in the Premier League this season. The winger, who started and scored against Irish minnows Dundalk in the Europa League has been asked by his manager to perform consistently in order to earn aContinue reading “Arteta asks for consistency from Nicolas Pepe”