The post-mortem on Arsenal’s timid and embarrassing display at Bramall Lane was always going to be unpleasant but yet again, Calum Chambers probably was the best of a bad bunch. But the villians were the same and Xhaka was one of the regular names on that list.
With Chambers, you always
Unai Emery is the sort of coach that can discombobulate your normal pattern of thinking. He can often make you feel on the verge of hysteria or madness and seems to facilitate complete euphoria or feelings of impending doom. Say what you like, but he is anything but predictable.
William Saliba will arrive at the Emirates for his first full season of premier league football at the end of the current campaign. It will obviously be a huge change for the 18 year old Saliba who cost £27m in the summer and begs the question, who will partner the
Unai Emery’s season has only just started but the Spanish coach needs to address a burning issue that he inherited and that will NOT go away. Granit Xhaka, Arsenal captain and I have to grit my teeth when writing that, continues to be a major problem in the Gunners first
If Calum Chambers was a cat, he’d be halfway through his allotted lives at Arsenal because as a player, he has never really caught fire. A nearly man, a squad player, a loaner but not first team material and that’s pretty much summed up his time in an Arsenal shirt.
Arsenal should be given credit for their transfer dealings so far with a mixture of creative short term and long term solutions but as the transfer window gears up for a manic close, fans are beginning to panic about the defensive holes which look certain to undermine another season.
Emery may not have to spend as much as first thought in the transfer window. Reports that Arsenal have just £40m to spend in the transfer window hasn’t gone down well with fans but that figure could grow substantially with player sales and the earnings from the Europa league, which
Forgotten man Calum Chambers could still have a career at Arsenal. It feels like Calum Chambers has been at Arsenal forever and that he should be in his thirties. He hasn’t and he isn’t. The truth is that Chambers, is still only 24 and since his arrival from Southampton in
Sadly, Fulham with Calum Chambers have been relegated and I say that from the perspective of a Londoner that has enjoyed many games at the Cottage and also because I enjoyed watching them ascend from the Championship to the premier league last season.
Their demotion probably means that a few players
As the January transfer window comes closer, the transfer rumors and speculations directly go up with it. SkySports reporter Dharmesh Sheth discussed the topic on the latest episode of the Transfer Window Talk podcast and believes that there might not be any new arrivals at the Emirates Stadium this winter.