Since arriving at Arsenal in 2018, Unai Emery has had a positive impact at the club.
His tactical knowledge and footballing nous have been a revelation and his ability to motivate stale players that were hardly ticking over, is without question.
However, there is an area where he fails miserably in my
Unai Emery is apparently casting an eye over talent in the French leagues and as a result speculation is gathering pace that Arsenal are already looking at their options through their scouting network.
It’s said that among the targets under consideration are the former Newcastle winger Florian Thauvin.
The main stumbling block
Go to a shop, buy an appliance, perhaps a new fridge freezer or oven. Pay good money for it, cash of course.
Then accept delivery, put it in pride of place but don’t remove the packaging or plug it in.
This is what Arsenal have done with Denis Suarez. They’ve bought something
Unconfirmed reports suggesting that Arsenal’s representatives have opened discussions with Barcelona regarding the transfer of Samuel Umtiti are premature.
Further reports suggesting that the gunners were due to meet with the player and his agent in the coming weeks in the hope of securing a verbal agreement are also wide of
Many Arsenal fans were asking for a team performance and signs of resilience. They got their wish, but at the expense of the free flowing attacking football they normally enjoy. However, at this time and stage of the season, three points is all that matters which they got against Watford.
Improved, but far from perfect. Has a tendency to switch off during matches, mistimes tackles and is often oblivious to approaching danger. If Granit Xhaka had a school report for his time at Arsenal since his transfer in 2016, he might well be grounded by his parents and privately labelled
Arsenal face a tough test this week, with a Premier League encounter against Watford at Vicarage Road that they can’t afford to lose.
It’s a similar story on Thursday, when the North London club face their version of ‘the Italian job’ in the San Paolo Stadium, in the second leg of
The perfect scenario for the end to the season is that Arsenal get a top four finish in the Premier League and win the Europa League final to inject transfer funds into the club from Stan Kroenke.
The less palatable scenario is that they achieve neither and have to rely on
Arsenal V Napoli was almost like standing outside a well known store window with your nose pressed up against the glass, admiring the goods.
For Napoli Koulibaly showed all his quality in defence holding back wave after wave of Arsenal attack. From where I was sitting, I couldn’t see the price
He’s still regarded as one of the most inventive, creative and ingenious midfielders to ever wear an Arsenal shirt and it’s undeniable that the north London club has missed the energy and intensity of Santi Cazorla.
It was perhaps a massive mistake on Arsenal’s behalf not to extend his contract, even