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`Disappointed` Wenger admits Arsenal have `lost winning momentum`

`Disappointed` Wenger admits Arsenal have `lost winning momentum`

Johannesburg [South Africa], Nov.24 : Disappointed after Arsenal were held to a 2-2 draw by Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, manager Arsene Wenger has admitted that his side have lost their momentum and look destined to make a frustrating second-place finish in the group standings.

Pointing out his side's unbeaten streak of 18 games, the 67-year-old manager, however, called on the club to try to convert their draws into wins.

"We have not lost but we have lost a winning momentum a little bit. There is a special spirit in the squad. We are unbeaten for 18 games and sometimes you go through a period where you are a little bit less effective. It's up to us to transform the draws into wins, but there is no reason to panic," Sport24 quoted Wenger as saying.

Arsenal damage Man City PL title hopes with 2-0 win over defending champions

Arsene WengerLondon, Jan 19 - Manchester City's 12-match unbeaten run was ended by Arsenal, as Arsene Wenger's men beat the defending champions 2-0 to damage Manuel Pellegrini's side's Premier League title hopes.

Spanish playmaker Santi Cazorla helped Arsenal take the lead in the 24th minute, as he converted a penalty after Vincent Kompany fouled Nacho Monreal. Arsenal doubled their lead after the break when Cazorla's free-kick picked out Olivier Giroud and the France striker headed in from close range.

The result opened the gap between City and current leaders Chelsea to five points in the Premier League table, the BBC reported.

Wenger under more pressure post Arsenal's 3-2 loss to Stoke

Arsene WengerJohannesburg, Dec 07 : Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has reportedly come under more pressure as his side suffered a 3-2 loss to Stoke City on Saturday in their Premier League clash.

English striker Peter Crouch, Spaniard Bojan Krkic and Republic of Ireland striker Jonathan Walters had put Stoke in complete control at half-time and only a controversial decision from referee Anthony Taylor midway through the second half denied Mark Hughes' side a four-goal lead.

Wenger finally rules out Khedira's signing from Real

Arsene-WengerLondon, Aug 08 : After weeks of intense speculations, Arsenal football team manager Arsene Wenger has finally ruled signing German midfielder Sami Khedira from Real Madrid .

Wenger has twice been questioned about his interest in Khedira during the last month or so, amid talks that Arsenal was close to signing the German in a 24 million-pound deal.

The Frenchman has twice refused to rule out a deal, giving modest answers when being questioned about Khedira, but has now dismissed the speculations saying that Arsenal has never been close to signing the powerful midfielder, Metro. co. uk reported.

Arsenal ends nine-year trophy drought by winning FA Cup

ArsenalLondon, May 18 - Arsenal has ended their nine-year wait for a trophy after they won the FA Cup at Wembley on Saturday by beating Hull City 3-2 in a dramatic final clash.

For boss Arsene Wenger, this triumph will be received with a mixture of celebration and relief as he won the FA Cup for the fifth time in his career and demonstrated that he can still bring silverware to a club that has gone through a long, barren spell.

Aresene Wenger set to sign 'life deal' with Arsenal

Arsene-WengerLondon, May 17 : Arsene Wenger is ready to sign a new Arsenal contract by the end of the month, with the club confident that he will 'sign for life' before the World Cup.

The 67-year old have currently taken his club to Wembley for the FA Cup Final, and the Gunners expecting their manager to sign a new three-year old bond this month.

The former footballer completes 21 years in the club next month and has insisted that the result of the FA Cup will have no influence in his decision to stay at Arsenal.

Wenger says will manage Arsenal for another season

Arsene WengerLondon, May 5 : Arsene Wenger said Sunday that he will stay as manager of Arsenal FC for another season, ending speculation that he might leave after nearly 18 years at the helm.

Though he is yet to sign a new contract, Wenger told media after his club's one nil win over West Bromwich Albion that he would at the helm of affairs on the field in the 2014-15 season.

According to Sport24, Wenger said he did not when he would ink a new contract, and added that he didn't need a pen to commit to Arsenal.

He said that he was happy to see the club secure a top-four finish this season and also be in the Champions League.

UEFA's financial fair play rules should be respected: Wenger

Arsene-WengerLondon, May 03 : Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants UEFA to issue strong financial fair play (FFP) penalties to the club's who do not follow the rules and said that if the rules are not respected, they would feel let down.

UEFA could reportedly offer settlements to clubs, which involves a mix of financial and sporting sanctions, possibly resulting in some having limits placed over their Champions League squads next season.

According to the BBC, UEFA said that nine clubs' examinations would continue out of the 76 clubs, which were asked to submit more information relating to the FFP rules.

Wenger says Fergie not responsible for Man U's troubles

Arsene-WengerLondon, Jan 12 : Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has dismissed speculation that former manager Sir Alex Ferguson's refusal to leave the club alone is responsible for the Old Trafford side's current troubles.

United's management team are said to feel uneasy and overshadowed by the continual presence of the gloriously successful Scot, who attends most games and still casts a giant shadow over Old Trafford.

Wenger plays down 'rivalry' with Mourinho ahead of Chelsea clash

Arsene-WengerLondon, Dec 23 : Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that he has no personal rivalry with Chelsea counterpart Jose Mourinho, according to reports.

According to the BBC, Wenger has yet to beat the Portuguese in nine attempts, most recently losing a Capital One Cup fourth-round tie 2-0 at home to Chelsea in October.

Victory over the Blues at the Emirates Stadium on Monday will take Arsenal back above Liverpool to the top of the Premier League table, the report said.

Wenger said that it was not a personal battle, and whether they play on Monday night against Chelsea or anybody else, it is the exact same for him.

Wenger and Ramsey win September awards

Arsene-Wenger-Aaron-RamseyLondon, Oct 9 : Arsenal's Arsene Wenger and Aaron Ramsey Tuesday claimed the manager and player of the month awards for September.

The North London club won four out four Premier League matches in September, including a 1-0 win over arch-rivals Tottenham at the start of the month. The Gunners followed up with wins over Sunderland, Stoke and Swansea to establish themselves as the early season pace-setters in the English top flight, the London Evening Standard said.

Arsenal announces £17.8m profit upping pressure on Wenger for signing in more ‘new talent’

Arsene-Wenger1Johannesburg, Feb 26 : Arsenal has announced a pre-tax profit of 17.8 million pounds in their half-yearly financial results on Monday, leading to manager Arsene Wenger facing renewed calls to sign in new players for the club.

The profit, down on 49.5 million pounds for 2011 and achieved by the 24 million pound sale of Robin Van Persie to Manchester United, accompanies an increased figure of 123.3 million pounds in cash reserves, Sport24 reports.

According to Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood, the club''s financial stability was the foundation of their regular presence in the Premier League''s top four and the Champions League.

Wenger says possible for Arsenal to clinch second place in Premier League

Arsene-WengerLondon, Feb 26 : Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed that it is possible for his club to attain the second place in the Premier League this season despite being knocked out of the FA Cup by Blackburn.

Although Arsenal is nine points behind second-placed Manchester City with 11 more games to go, Wenger is confident that Arsenal is capable of ending the season as runners-up to the reigning Manchester United, the Telegraph reports.

''Beleaguered'' Wenger says never contemplated quitting Arsenal

Arsene-WengerLondon, Feb 23 : Under pressure Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed he has never thought of quitting his position despite being under fire from fans following the greater than before probability of the Gunners enduring yet another trophy less season.

Arsenal''s chances of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals were hit when they lost 3-1 to Bayern Munich in the last 16 on Tuesday, and this followed a fifth-round FA Cup exit at the hands of Championship Blackburn Rovers, the BBC reports.

''Beleaguered'' Wenger to be given £70m summer war chest to rebuild Arsenal

Arsene-WengerLondon, Feb 21 : Under-pressure Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger would be given a transfer budget of 70 million pounds by the Emirates board at the end of the season to rebuild the Gunners following yet another disappointing and seemingly trophy less season this year.

The Gunners boss will attend Thursday''s monthly meeting of directors facing the biggest crisis of his reign, the Daily Mirror reports. Despite a growing feeling from fans against him, Wenger has been reassured that the hierarchy is fully behind him and will back him in the transfer market.

Wenger says Beckham has had ‘positive’ effect on young Arsenal players

Arsene-WengerLondon, Jan 30 : Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said former England player David Beckham has had a positive effect on young players.

Beckham would be training with Arsenal for three weeks following his departure from Los Angeles Galaxy, the Sun reports.

Wenger commended Beckham on his quality and said that the reason behind his success is his love for football.

However, Wenger dismissed speculations that Beckham would be joining the club, and said he is training for his fitness, and to think about his future.

Only five percent Arsenal fans want Wenger to stay as club manager, poll reveals

Arsene-WengerLondon, Jan 12 : Only five percent Arsenal fans believe Arsene Wenger should stay as club's manager with almost half of respondents from one of Gunners'' biggest supporters'' groups feel boss should go. One of Arsenal's biggest fans' groups feel it is time for manager Arsene Wenger to either change his approach or leave the club, the Daily Mirror reports.

Wenger says Arsenal fans only want Messi-like signings

Arsene-WengerLondon, Jan 4 : Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed fans will never accept club signing promising but unknown young players as they always expect from him to sign world class players like Lionel Messi.

Gunners face two million pound Swansea City bargain Michu in the FA Cup on Sunday but boss claims their star-struck supporters wouldn''t accept such a signing The Frenchman is under pressure to buy big and he said the days when he could unearth hidden gems are gone, the Daily Mirror reports.

Wenger rules out bringing Arsenal legend Henry on second loan spell

Arsene-Wenger_London, Jan 2 : Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ruled out bringing legend Thierry Henry back to the club for a second loan spell.

The 35-year-old scored 228 goals in 337 appearances for the Gunners and now plies his trade with New York Red Bulls in the United States, the Daily Mail reports.

Henry returned to the Emirates Stadium on a short-term loan this time last year and had been lined-up for a similar move this January.

However, after much talk, Wenger revealed Henry would not be returning to the north Londoners.

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