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
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
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
Raul Sanllehi may yet regret his dismissive tones about the January transfer window. In 2018 the head of football at Arsenal told the Mail,
“I don’t believe much in the winter window. There are exceptions but if you have the right planification in the summer and the team are performing at
Mikel Arteta breezed into the Emirates in almost Nanny McPhee style, looking to encourage unruly, misguided, slovenly and mischievous players to reconnect with their potential and talent. Although time has been in short supply, it would appear that he has managed to accelerate that process to some degree in his
Sometimes it’s the fans that tend to see the most obvious things from afar and current defensive conundrum of Arsenal appears to be fairly straight forward from a supporters perspective.
Having tried the various permutations of Luiz, Mustafi and Sokratis, it’s time to drop all three and look elsewhere. Ljungberg may
We’ve had it all this season at Arsenal, a massive spend, a complete club meltdown, a sacking and a football failure on a mammoth scale. Then there’s been the removal of the captaincy, a variety of strops, a host of social media debacles and the casting aside of various high
For those that believe in omens, the pre-match injury to Héctor Bellerin in the warm up (hamstring) and the injury to Kieran Tierney (28) with a dislocated shoulder during the West Ham Vs Arsenal fixture did little to lighten the mood of Arsenal supporters or suggest that Freddie Ljungberg would