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Video Highlights Arsenal-Barcelona 0:2 | Messi double sinks Gunners

Arsenal’s Champions League hopes are as good as over following a 2-0 defeat to defending champions Barcelona at the Emirates. Lionel Messi (71′ and 82 pen) scored both goals for the visitors, who now must be sure favourites to progress ahead of the return leg at the Nou Camp Continue reading Video Highlights Arsenal-Barcelona 0:2 | Messi double sinks Gunners

Gilberto linked with Gunners exit

Arsenal powerhouse Gilberto may quit the Gunners after admitting he’s aware of interest from Valencia and Juventus.

The Brazilian midfielder, overlooked for the captaincy and currently out of first-team favour, has always insisted he wants to finish his career at the Emirates. But amid rumours of a dressing-room bust-up with boss Arsene Wenger he said: “I’m not sure whether I will re-sign when my contract runs out in 18 months time. Continue reading Gilberto linked with Gunners exit

Arsenal become richest club in Britain

Top of the table Arsenal have revealed turnover of more than £200million, making them Britain’s richest football club.

The Gunners publicised the results in their financial report for the year ending 31st May 2007, which showed their group operating profits were up 274% to £51.2million.

The results prove that the club’s move to Emirates stadium was financially deft – they averaged match-day revenues of £3.1million per game during their first season at the new ground.

Their turnover well exceeds that of Chelsea and Manchester United, whose results for the same time was £152.8million and £167.8million respectively. Continue reading Arsenal become richest club in Britain