The rumours are fairly solid concerning Arsenal and their interest in Bruno Guimaraes (22) of Athletico Paranaense. There has been competition in the form of a scouting party from Chelsea and a more substantial inquiry from Benfica but Arsenal’s technical director Edu appears to have put the North London club
When Edu was appointed Arsenal’s technical director not many paid that much attention. Candidates with much bigger profiles had spurned the post or weren’t even considered, leaving Edu to be seen by many as the last man standing with no obvious competition. Monchi, Overmars and Mislintat were discounted quickly and
Over the last few years Aliko Dangote has outlined his plans to buy out Stan Kroenke at Arsenal. With a personal fortune estimated at $10.6bn, Dangote has the greens but is this high rolling Arsenal devotee genuinely interested or is it just a publicity stunt to promote himself and his
It’s easy to dismiss Aliko Dangote’s claims that he will table a bid with Stan Kroenke to buy Arsenal football club in 2021 but there are financial implications that could make it entirely plausible. Kroenke has presided over a team that is currently in accelerated decline domestically and on the
A great many Arsenal supporters must have placed their heads in their hands at the news of three match suspension for Pierre Emerick Aubameyang. There was a general fear that it was another blow to an already battered and beleaguered side that is struggling to hit the heights.
The offending tackle
The Aubameyang tackle on Crystal Palace’s Max Meyer was simply a poorly timed tackle executed by a striker trying to make a contribution in the wrong direction. It looked bad when it happened and on MOTD slo mo, looked even worse. It was an undeniable ‘ouch’ moment but it was
Sheffield United, Chelsea, Bournemouth, Burnley and Newcastle United are Arsenal’s opponents in the coming weeks and unless Arsenal can stop getting draws or defeats and can start winning games, things will look considerably worse come the end of February.
One can always borrow the theory from the Bourne trilogy which states
Much has been made of the talent and potential of Arsenal’s youngsters and although it doesn’t appear to be too much of a leap from the reserves or the academy to the first team, the final push can sometimes prove to be the most difficult, so which young players are
Mikel Arteta had obviously warned his Arsenal side about slow starts and wanted to avoid the near mistake against Leeds in the FA Cup. Palace were obviously not going to be as generous in front of the Arsenal goal with Wilfred Zaha on poaching duty. Any scraps from the notoriously
Rob Holding is seen by a great many fans as a future Arsenal captain and the mainstay of the Arsenal defence for years to come.
Rob Holding has however had a bumpy ride under Unai Emery, whom he couldn’t completely convince in his abilities and later suffered a knee injury which