Olympiakos were right to feel hard done by in their Europa league first leg against Arsenal. The weather was as poor as the actual game and the gunners were worse in their finishing. They were saved by some kitchen sink defending and it’s fair to say that a 1-0 away
Mikel Arteta breezed into the Emirates in almost Nanny McPhee style, looking to encourage unruly, misguided, slovenly and mischievous players to reconnect with their potential and talent. Although time has been in short supply, it would appear that he has managed to accelerate that process to some degree in his
One win in 12 matches across all competitions says it all. Arsenal are mired in a sticky mud of incompetence, ineptitude and crippling insecurity. The Gunners lack any kind of identity in their performances at the moment, and the ‘new manager bounce’ has not materialised under interim boss Freddie Ljungberg.
Arsenal are suddenly a different proposition under Freddie Ljungberg than they were under Unai Emery and Norwich City must be kicking themselves that they didn’t get to play them a week ago, which probably would have guaranteed three vital points. At that time, confidence had disappeared and disunity was rife. Emery’s
Amid the frustration, desperation and upheaval that has been a constant feature at Old Trafford, Victor Lindelof has embedded himself in the Manchester United defence and become part of its backbone. Okay, the results haven’t exactly gone United’s way to claim that Victor Lindelof is in the same league as Virgil
Looking at premiership form, the picture of what Arsenal need to do is becoming clear. Every point will be crucial from now on because Chelsea are starting to look fairly formidable under Newbie manager and former player Frank Lampard. It also appears that Brendan Rogers is fashioning a Leicester side