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Sol Campbell blasts ‘soft’ Arsenal players
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Sol Campbell blasts ‘soft’ Arsenal players

Former Arsenal star Sol Campbell has questioned the fighting mentality of the club's current crop of players, suggesting that they have gone soft. The defender was part of the Invincibles side of 2003/04 that were lauded for their strong, physical presence as well as for their attractive style of football. Fans can only crave a return to those days in recent times as the club had their worst run in the Premier League after more than two years by finishing 8th in the table for the 2020/21 season. Although many reasons can be attributed to the club's recent decline, one major criticism has been on their lack of grit in matches and Campbell noted this as well. In a chat with Ladbrokes, Campbell said: "When I was at Arsenal we had a team of tough guys... I don't know whether things...
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Arsenal fear that Bellerin could be out for the season

According to reports, there are fears at Arsenal that right-back Hector Bellerin could be out for the season after suffering a knee injury in Saturday's 2 nil win against Chelsea in the Premier League at the Emirates. The Spaniard was stretchered off the pitch with just 18 minutes of the game left and it appears that the player may have suffered an injury to his anterior cruciate ligament. Hector Bellerin, 23, recently returned from a calf problem and will be made to go through further tests this week to ascertain the severity of the injury he suffered. READ: De Laurentiis to negotiate with PSG for Allan This will definitely be a blow for Unai Emery as he had earlier admitted that the club will not spend on permanent deals in the current transfer window. Bellerin's absence c...
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Ozil set to miss lIverpool game, more injury worries for Emery

Arsenal could be without Mesut Ozil when they face Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday evening in the Premier League. The German was handed starts in the Gunners' last two games but was withdrawn at half-time in the game against Brighton. Ozil trained on Friday with his teammates but was not pictured with the squad on arrival at Merseyside for the crunch encounter. Reports suggest that the German complained of a pain in his knee after the training session, and Unai Emery is not willing to risk his star man in the game. READ: Kepa Arrizabalaga unfazed by world record transfer fee It can be recalled that Ozil was absent from action for about six weeks before returning for the games against Burnley and Brighton. Meanwhile, Unai Emery still has more injury concerns ahead of the ...