Arsène Wenger admits he favoured the long ball over Alexis Sánchez - The Guardian

Arsène Wenger claimed the decision to leave Alexis Sánchez out of his starting lineup at Anfield was in order to facilitate a more direct approach, before accepting the gamble did not work. “The thinking was that we had to go more direct, to use ...and more »

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss 'understands' lack of patience - BBC Sport

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he understands the lack of patience with his side in a roller-coaster season but believes they have more ups than downs. Liverpool moved up to third in the Premier League table following a 3-1 victory over Arsenal at ...and more »

Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal the verdict - Exhilarating Reds live up to their Jekyll and Hyde nature - Liverpool Echo

Liverpool's propensity to lurch from the sublime to the ridiculous and back again seemingly knows no bounds. From the depths of despair after defeat at Leicester City to the dizzy heights of ecstasy after dispatching Arsenal in style on a stirring ...and more »

Alexis Sánchez dropped at Liverpool after storming out of Arsenal training - The Guardian

Alexis Sánchez, after coming on from the bench during Arsenal's defeat at Liverpool. Photograph: Matt West/BPI/Rex/Shutterstock. Arsenal. Alexis Sánchez dropped at Liverpool after storming out of Arsenal training. • Forward had angry words with players ...and more »

Column - Arsene didn't see it but the end is nigh - The Sun Daily

JUST as regular as Arsenal's annual fade has been their final flourish – when, having slipped out of the title race and Champions League, they mount a late surge to secure a top four slot, finish above Spurs and, maybe, win the FA Cup. So far, it has ...and more »

Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal - BBC Sport

Liverpool secured a vital advantage over Arsenal in the battle for a place in the Premier League's top four with a well-deserved win at Anfield. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gambled by leaving Alexis Sanchez - his leading scorer with 17 Premier League ...and more »

Alexis Sánchez Is Almost Certainly Gone, Because Arsenal Are A Joke - Deadspin

It's no big shock that Arsenal emerged from their marquee matchup against Liverpool as the story of the weekend, albeit not in the way the Gunners would've liked. The result of that match and its surrounding context means this could prove a pivotal ...and more »

Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal live score and goal updates from the clash of the Premier League giants at Anfield - Mirror.co.uk

Arsenal's stars will be making a dash from Anfield to watch David Haye fight Tony Bellew but have a fight on their hands first against Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool. Despite heavy criticism of the hosts' manager, the Reds can leap above Manchester City into ...and more »

Liverpool bounce back into form with spirited victory over listless Arsenal - The Guardian

Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates after scoring the third goal for Liverpool, in the 90th minute, in front of the Kop. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA. Premier League · The Observer. Liverpool bounce back into form with spirited victory over listless Arsenal ...and more »

Arsene Wenger tells Alexis Sanchez to turn his 'rage' on Bayern Munich - Telegraph.co.uk

David Ospina will again start in goal but Cech, who joined Arsenal because he had been left out of Chelsea's biggest games, is bewildered by the reasoning behind his absence from both Bayern Munich matches. He has also not started this season in the FA ...and more »