Archive for December, 2009

Wenger hits out at international friendlies

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Arsene Wenger has once again criticised international friendlies after Dutch striker Robin Van Persie was injured during a recent match against Italy.

The 26-year-old suffered ankle ligament damage and is now likely to remain sidelined until April at the earliest.

Wenger has now revealed that the Gunners will be seeking compensation from the Dutch Football Federation and he has called for a ban on all friendlies taking place during the domestic season.


Young guns set to be unleashed once again

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

Arsene Wenger’s youngsters will be given more chances to shine in the coming weeks as Arsenal continue to fight on all four fronts.

With a Carling Cup clash at Manchester City swiftly followed by Premier and Champions League matches, Wenger will turn to a number of different players to see the Gunners through the busy festive period.