Arsenal really are misfiring this season under Emery and at this rate with two premiership wins in nine games and five points from their last four games, they are in imminent danger of falling out of the top six and heading for a mid table finish. An over exaggeration ?
The embarrassing situation at the Emirates regarding the spat between Arsenal coach Unai Emery and his highly paid playmaker Mesut Ozil has taken a new, awkward twist. With Xhaka facing a period out of the gunners first team, the door opened, ever so slightly and reluctantly for Ozil’s return. His inclusion
Nicolas Pepe has struggled in the premier league, no doubt about that but fans need to remain patient as the adjustment process continues. However, his brace of stunning free kicks announced his class and talent in the cheeky 3-2 win over Vitoria at the Emirates. Pepe, weighed heavy with expectation and
It’s human nature that some individuals, when subjected to intense examination and relentless pressure, manage to intentionally or unintentionally, throw someone else under the bus. Unai Emery is feeling the pinch as the reality of being Arsenal’s head coach sets in amid the endless expectation and continuous judgement in only
No Ceballos, no Torreira, Holding, Tierney, Ozil or Bellerin and the first thought that came to mind was that if Sheffield United pressed hard with the defensive line up of Arsenal, consisting of Chambers, Sokratis, Luiz and Kolasinac, there would eventually be some reward. Quite how Emery views team selection on
There’s a delicious irony about the way Arsenal’s decline has been perceived in the media, with Spurs supposedly in the ascendency. The pundits have lavished praise on Spurs and heaped scorn on Arsenal. The game of one-upmanship even stretched to stadiums and then funds, because after Arsenal moved from Highbury to
When every defender is finally fit, Unai Emery and Arsenal will have quite a problem to solve. Sokratis, Saliba, Holding, Chambers, Mustafi, Luiz, Mavropanos and possibly another addition to the Arsenal defense in the summer, means a surplus to requirements at the back. Not to mention those just under the radar