Arteta and his men travel to Stamford Bridge for the Chelsea vs Arsenal fixture tonight. The Blues will be looking to complete the Premier League double over their visitors, having won 2-1 in the reverse fixture at the Emirates last month.
The last time these two sides met at the Emirates,
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
When your team is suffering, lacking in confidence and has sustained a succession of injuries in key defensive areas, the last thing you want is a game against Crystal Palace. They are similar to an irretrievable stone in your shoe, constantly on the verge of upsetting any rhythm or momentum
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
Arsenal Vs Leeds is a mouthwatering FA Cup tie between two old rivals that once put on fierce contests which required policing by a fearless referee. Back as far as I can remember, Don Revie’s Leeds used to roll over teams with their sheer physicality and by way of intense
The Arsenal Vs United fixture was never going to be a classic, not like those contests of the 90’s, when Arsenal and Manchester United slugged and scrapped it out for every point and trophy.
Back then, those two teams had everything. It was a time when the word ‘battle’ was completely
Mikel Arteta has received heaps of praise in recent weeks for managing to turn around the situation at the Emirates. While everyone recognises there's more work to do, it’s the work that the Spaniard is doing with individual players that is even more impressive, specially Granit Xhaka.
I’m not a Xhaka
Frank Lampard's Chelsea staged a late dramatic turnaround at the Emirates leaving new manager Mikel Arteta with a very big task at hand. Arsenal were left in a mess as the Gunners suffered four successive home defeats for the first time in 60 years.
The Gunners squandered a one goal lead