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ARSENAL captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang took to social media to slam his side after their lucky draw with Crystal Palace on Monday. The Gunners looked set for a fourth league defeat in eight games until Alexandre Lacazette salvaged a point with an injury-time equaliser. Aubameyang, 32, played all 90 minutes and admitted that his side were not good enough, with Lacazette’s late goal bailing them out of trouble. The Gabon striker said: “Not enough for a home game. We stopped playing after the first goal but we didn’t give up & fought till the end. “Big help from the guys that…

CHELSEA put Norwich to the sword as Thomas Tuchel’s men hit SEVEN in the early Premier League offering. Mason Mount scored a hat-trick as injured pair Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner watched on from the sidelines. We’ve the very latest on Newcastle’s potential new boss, while Everton are reportedly eyeing a swoop for Alexis Sanchez. Stay up to date with all the latest from around the clubs with our live blog… RED RAGE A strong police presence is expected at Old Trafford on Sunday when Manchester United take on rivals Liverpool. The same fixture was postponed back in May when…

Fans believe Arsenal was given a penalty after the half-time whistle in their match against Villa – but here’s why Aubameyang COULD score a rebound. CONFUSION prevailed after Arsenal’s triumph over Aston Villa, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring shortly before half-time. Before being prompted to inspect the VAR monitor for a possible penalty, referee Craig Pawson looked to blow his half-time whistle. With four seconds of stoppage time remaining, Pawson brought play back after Alexandre Lacazette was taken down by Matt Targett. Pawson eventually handed a spot-kick after reviewing the monitor, which was saved by Emi Martinez before Aubameyang tapped in…

As the half-time whistle appears to blow before Aubameyang’s goal, Arsenal were awarded a questionable penalty against Aston Villa. In Arsenal’s 3-1 triumph over Aston Villa on Friday night, a disputed penalty was awarded. Alexandre Lacazette went down under a push from Matt Targett with the Gunners already up 1-0 thanks to a Thomas Partey goal. Play proceeded until half-time, when referee Craig Pawson seemed to blow the whistle. He was later summoned to see the VAR monitor and opted to give a spot-kick to the Gunners. Pierre-Emerick Former Arsenal goalkeeper Emi Martinez saved Aubameyang’s initial strike, but he scored…

EUROPEAN SUPER LEAGUE rebels have drafted a new plan – for a 40-club breakaway. Despite the bail-out by the six Premier League clubs involved, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are still refusing to give up on their plot. And their latest plan, being sent to stakeholders across Europe, shows a desperate effort to restore life to the fading scheme. Under the draft, Super League insists it will not be a ‘breakaway’ or even a closed shop. Instead, it envisages two leagues of 20 clubs. Clubs that qualify for the competition would be ‘shareholders’ for the year, following the model of…

MIKEL Arteta can barely believe that James McArthur was not sent off for his volley-like kick on Bukayo Saka. The Crystal Palace midfielder scythed down Saka with a brutal boot to the back of the leg – but only received a yellow card from referee Mike Dean. Saka cleared the ball from in front of McArthur and the Eagles midfielder followed-through with a thunderous boot to his calf. VAR took no further action, and Arteta raged to Sky Sports: “If we want to detect things that are really relevant in a game and can change a football match, then they…

ARSENAL are reportedly lining up surprise January moves for Gareth Bale, Luka Jovic and Mohamed Elyounoussi. And if Mikel Arteta manages to recruit all three, SunSport take a look at how the Gunners could line-up for the second half of the season. The Gunners are unbeaten in their last five league games, having been bottom of the Premier League after three matches. Arteta is planning another overhaul in January despite Arsenal being the highest spenders in the summer window, One player on the radar is Tottenham icon Bale. The 32-year-old Welshman has been sensationally linked with a move to Spurs’…

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