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Nasri gone, Udinese looms

Arsenal have agreed a fee, believed to be around £22 million, to sell Samir Nasri to Manchester City. It’s unbelievable to see him go really, considering he only joined the club two seasons ago. He’s an ambitious, confident footballer who knows what he is entitled to and in many ways it will be a shame […]

Player Ratings: Barcelona v Arsenal

Barcelona 4 (Messi 21, 37, 42, 88) Arsenal 1 (Bendtner 19) Manuel Almunia – Conceded four goals so at the end of the day can’t be rated all that highly. None of them were really his fault but he didn’t step up his game despite the fact that he was playing the best side in […]

Arsenal 2:2 Barcelona: The game of the season so far

Words cannot describe how good a game of football this was. It was an emotional roller-coaster for Arsenal fans from start to finish: from the prolonged onslaught that Barcelona produced in the first half to our miraculously brave comeback which was completed when Cesc Fabregas hammered home his spot-kick. 2-2 it ended and although we […]

Player Ratings: Arsenal v Barcelona

Arsenal 2 (Walcott 69, Fabregas pen 85) Barcelona 2 (Ibrahimovic 46, 59) Manuel Almunia – Should have stayed on his line for the opening goal of the match, however without him it could have been a lot worse. Realistically he kept us in the game, making a string of fine saves and keeping the likes […]