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
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
We’ve heard the reasoning, the explanations and the tiresome excuses as to why Arsenal don’t like the January transfer window and why they will only buy strategically to cover injuries or because of shortages in other areas.
Like every other Arsenal supporter, I understand there was a hefty amount of investment
With so many injuries and incompatible components in the Arsenal defence, it’s almost certain that the North London club are going to secure at least one central defender to prevent the gunners from shipping goals.
Arsenal fans are licking their lips at the possible arrival of a long term partner for
You may be left in a state of shock if Mikel Arteta gets his way over the next two Arsenal seasons because the side will be almost unrecognizable to the one you see today. Much will depend on Arsenal’s ability to sell before buying but a certain amount of cash
When Arsenal, under the leadership of Arsene Wenger did a clumsy and complicated swap deal involving Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in 2018, the supporters' response was luke warm to say the least.
It seemed at the time that Arsenal had traded a highly polished diamond for a somewhat mouldy potato