Having dealt exclusively with the Gunners' boardroom structure in the first part, it’s time to look at how Arsenal killed off their season before a ball was kicked.
It started with a flawed strategy in terms of their defence, with Bellerin and Holding already sidelined, they drafted in the injured but
There’s an air of anticipation now that Unai Emery has gone. His interim replacement, Freddie Ljungberg, has it all to do in every aspect imaginable but that’s part of the excitement of this appointment.
Freddie is an Arsenal man and a firm fan favourite, who is looking to restore morale, unity
There are obviously lots of things to discuss about Arsenal’s current failure in this campaign, but there is one aspect of this entire travesty that is as plain as the nose on your face. Arsenal have an array of talent at there disposal and part of a manager's duties is
The Unai Emery Situation at Arsenal is rather reminiscent of Stephen King’s ‘Green Mile’ as the inmate announces, ‘Walking the mile, walking the mile. Dead man walking, walking the Green mile.’
For those that haven’t seen the classic film, it refers to the walk which follows a green line from the
Emery may not want him and Arsenal may want to get rid of his hefty pay packet but right now, if Ozil doesn’t play against an in form Leicester, it’s tantamount to negligence. Emery has to put his personal feelings aside and realise that with Arsenal misfiring and lacking creativity,
Unai Emery needs a victory and any kind will do. Let’s be honest, Arsenal fans are looking for some sign that the ship is steady and that the Spaniard has control.
It may not end up that way because in their first encounter, Vitoria had every right to feel short changed,
Emery may need to look at his stance on star players. You have to go back years to find a breed of managers that could not only motivate players to excel beyond their talent, but ones that could exert their own authority over their stars with psychological aplomb.
There was a
If Unai Emery is thinking of playing Callum Chambers and Sead Kolasinac, as right and left backs for the Arsenal Vs Crystal Palace game at the Emirates on Sunday, I’ve one word of advice for him: ‘Dont !’
Emery can’t afford another shoddy performance with a host of bit part players
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
After a series of promising performances last season, Lucas Torreira was expected to be one of the first names on the team sheets this term. It simply hasn’t happened and appearances have been few and far between so far, which begs the question, has Torreira fallen out of favour ?