For the first time in what seems an eternity, there will be no stress in the Arsenal fan-base about the fact there were no new additions to the squad during the transfer window. Although still trailing behind Chelsea in the title race, the general consensus amongst Gooners is that the squad is strong, and there … More The Young Guns
When Arsenal announced the signing of Lucas Perez in the dying days of the summer transfer window, it created a mood of confusion. People were not happy with the signing, nor were they unhappy, as the majority of the Gunners faithful simply had not heard of the man who formerly spearheaded the Deportivo La Coruna … More Lucas Perez – Eduardo II?
This season presents Arsene Wenger with arguably the greatest squad depth he has enjoyed in the last ten years. Although none were household names, the summer acquisitions who made made their way to the Emirates this summer have plugged major holes in the Gunners’ squad; Granit Xhaka, Shkodran Mustafi and Rob Holding have added much … More Monreal or Gibbs?
Team selection is a topic always in discussion. Whether you are a fan of Barnet or Barcelona, you will have a rigid, unyielding belief on what the weekly team sheet should be, and frankly, anyone who disagrees clearly knows nothing about this sport (right?). Last season saw constant discussion among Arsenal fans far and wide … More The Front Four
Only Spurs could come to the Emirates, score two goals without reply, and walk away with only one point in a 1-1 draw. Then again, this is a team that managed to finish third in a two-horse race for the League last year, so not too many heads are likely to be turned by this. … More One Gained, Two Lost
In December 2012, Arsene Wenger announced that five of the club’s most promising young talents had signed new, improved, long-term contracts, an announcement due to make any fan of the club ecstatic. What was especially iconic about this announcement however was the fact that the five players in question were all British – Carl Jenkinson, … More The British Core
On the 25th of May, one of the worst-kept secrets in footballing history was given official confirmation – Granit Xhaka had signed for Arsenal. Signing on a five-year deal, the former Gladbach captain became our first piece of transfer business of the summer, a summer that has been suggested to be potentially our biggest yet … More Xhaka. Granit Xhaka.