A survey conducted by the Metro has shown that Arsene Wenger still has the backing of the majority of Arsenal fans, despite having not guided the club to any silverware for almost nine years.
Gunners’ legend Bob Wilson earlier this week claimed that the Frenchman was working miracles with what he continues to achieve with the North London club.
Arsenal are lining up a fresh contract offer for right back Bacary Sagna in a hope of finally persuading him to remain at the club, the Mail Online understands.
The right-back’s current deal is set to expire in the summer, when he will be free to discuss a potential Bosman move if no extension is agreed.
Arsenal eased past Coventry City in the FA Cup fourth round Friday evening, beating the League One side 4-0 to set up a mouth-watering tie with Liverpool.
A first half double from Lukas Podolski gave the Gunners a 2-0 lead before the break, while late goals from Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla but the result beyond doubt.
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Arsenal will be without Laurent Koscielny for this evening’s visit of Chelsea, as the defender has a cut to his knee.
Jack Wilshere misses the game as he begins a two-match suspension, though Lukas Podolski could return after missing the last four months with a hamstring injury.
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Arsenal have no fresh injury worries ahead of their clash with Liverpool at the Emirates in tomorrow’s late kick off in the Premier League.
Mathieu Flamini and Serge Gnabry remain out of contention along with Lukas Podolski, Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Yaya Sanogo and Abou Diaby, though Mikel Arteta returns following a one-match suspension.
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Arsenal will consider a cut price offer for Karim Benzema when the transfer window reopens in January, the Metro understands.
It is believed that Real Madrid are willing to part company with the France international, as they look to accumulate funds to bid for Luis Suarez.
Arsene Wenger has been given the green light to sign Liverpool’s Luis Suarez, according to the Metro.
The Gunners board are reportedly urging Wenger to spend the £40m it would take to secure the Uruguay international’s services, having seen an initial bid of £25m rejected by the Reds.