ARSENAL LOSE OUT ON SPANISH DEFENDER

The fullbacks position has been a position that Arsenal have been looking to strengthen in the past few years as there has been a considerable lack in depth. Stephan Litchtsteiner was brought in the summer to provide backup for Hector Bellerin. But the Swiss International is past it and this has shown as he lacks the pace to play at the level of the Premier League.

Arsenal are believed to be searching for an experienced right back in the summer. Latest reports from Spain reveals that the Gunners have failed in the bid to sign Atletico Madrid full-backJuanfran.
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ARSENAL INJURY CRISIS WORSENS AS SOKRATIS IS RULED OUT FOR A MONTH

Arsenal have released a statement revealing they will be without defender Sokratis papastatopolusfor up to a month, while captain Laurent Koscielny is being monitored, after suffering a suspected broken jaw in their fa cup fourth round defeat by Manchester united.

The Gunners face an injury crisis as they have only one fit central defender. Sokratis was replaced in the22nd minute of play, after he twisted is ankle, while Koscielnytangled with Manchester United’s lukaku and took a blow to the face,which led to a eight-minute break in the match as the France international had to be treated,he was replaced in the 64th minute.
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Emery on the Premier League

New Arsenal manager Unai Emery said that the Premier League is a difficult competition and that the best players and the best managers are in England. He said that it is very different from Spain and France where he has previously managed.

He said that in their last game Arsenal has played a strong team in Everton and that they have a good manager as well as some good players even if they are not competing for the title. He said that it is very difficult to win a competition such as the Premier League and that you should always be at your best if you want to succeed.
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