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?
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
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.
The visit of Borussia Dortmund to the Emirates was always going to be a defining night of our season, but judging by our season so far, and in particular the recent week, its potential for our season has skyrocketed. What was once ‘simply’ going to be the visit of a European heavyweight to North London, … More Not a challenge, an opportunity
Here we are again then. The start of another Barclays Premier league season is upon us, and the inevitable agony and ecstasy are waiting for us just around the corner. This is the time of the year where fans of every team in the league can be forgiven for dreaming, dreaming of what could finally … More Fasten your seat-belts and enjoy the ride
Cesc Fabregas, a name that will forever be in the hearts of all Arsenal fans. The diminutive Spaniard who went from youth prodigy to captain in just a matter of seasons, and who led the team with purpose and aggression, the type that had been lacking since a certain Patrick Viera. The golden boy, who … More The return of the prodigal son