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Premier League
How patient can Arsenal be with Nicolas Pepe?
09:01 Friday 20th September 2019

Though every team wants to improve, not all can pay the price. Arsenal's biggest summer arrival reflects the club's desire to develop. Nicolas Pepe holds much promise and considering his previous campaign in France, much…

Europa League
What’s Arsenal’s best route back to Europe’s top table?
15:00 Thursday 19th September 2019

From 1998 to 2017, under Arsene Wenger’s guidance, Arsenal held Champions League status. Ever since the Gunners have missed out. They have two pathways into Europe’s elite club competition next season: finish in the Premier League…

Europa League
2019/20 Europa League Preview
08:00 Thursday 19th September 2019

And God said, "Let there be football on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. And he created the Champions League. And it was good. On Thursday, God rested.  But the Devil rebelled, saying, "Screw that!" And he created the Europa…

Premier League
David Luiz isn't as funny in person
09:01 Wednesday 18th September 2019

Brazilian defenders don't gain the legendary status of their attacking counterparts. "Remember the time Thiago Silva..." just doesn't come up in conversation like references to Pele, Ronaldo or Neymar. Defenders are…

Premier League
Why is Unai Emery turning Gunners' midfield on its head?
08:02 Wednesday 18th September 2019

Last season, Unai Emery had the opportunity to learn what he had at his disposal. This season, the Spaniard should be fielding his best XI with each player in his ideal role. Something else is happening. In the 2018/19 stretch run, Emery began…

Premier League
Should Solskjaer switch the Manchester United midfield to a double-pivot?
18:01 Tuesday 17th September 2019

It was a disappointing start to the season for Manchester United - before the encounter against Leicester City on Saturday. The Foxes are on the rise under new boss Brendan Rodgers. Having started the campaign on a strong note themselves,…

Premier League
13 worst 2019/20 Premier League decisions to date
08:01 Friday 13th September 2019

Welcome to Friday the 13th, Premier League style. You might want to watch your step. Certainly, superstitious players and managers step lightly whenever this notoriously unlucky day rolls around. Worse, today is just the campaign's first…

Italy
Can Roma loan save Mkhitaryan’s career?
19:00 Thursday 12th September 2019

Henrikh Mkhitaryan joined Roma on a season-long loan from Arsenal ten days ago. The misfiring attacker is hoping to put behind his 20-month woe in North London by rediscovering top form in Italy’s capital. Whether he can remains up for…

Premier League
How good is Arsenal's Ainsley Maitland-Niles?
09:01 Wednesday 11th September 2019

Arsenal's Ainsley Maitland Niles has begun the 2019/20 campaign in similar manner to how he finished last term. Brought in as cover for Hector Bellerin, the 22-year-old has quickly made the right-back slot his own.  It was…

Spain
Is Kelechi Nwakali another failed Nigerian project in Europe?
08:00 Friday 6th September 2019

At each FIFA U17 World Cup, a star is added into Nigeria's constellation. With almost every edition, though, another gives way, drifting into extinction. Kelechi Nwakali, the most valuable player at the 2015 edition, is on the brink…

Premier League
Will Brendan Rodgers lead Leicester back to Europe?
19:01 Wednesday 4th September 2019

Leicester City pulled up the surprise of the century by beating the top six to the Premier League title in 2016. A taste of European football followed as a byproduct. First, it was the Champions League. Then, the Europa League. The…

Premier League
Why Emery must stop toying with Mesut Ozil
09:01 Wednesday 4th September 2019

When people lack interest in someone but aren't willing to admit it verbally, they take other routes to show it. Unai Emery is proving this theory in the way he's treating Mesut Ozil. The Spaniard's lack of regard for…

Premier League
Why Lucas Torreira must be an Arsenal starter
08:00 Wednesday 4th September 2019

Despite losing Aaron Ramsey and more recently Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who’s joined Roma on a season-long loan, Arsenal remain strong in midfield. Unai Emery can choose between Lucas Torreira, Matteo Guendouzi, Granit Xhaka, Dani Ceballos,…

Premier League
Should Chelsea look towards a future beyond Cesar Azpilicueta?
08:00 Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Frank Lampard’s reign at Chelsea has seen its highs and lows, but the negatives are threatening to berate the positive developments. There’s no doubt on his influence in amplifying their attacking intensity, but his leaky-as-an-unstaunched-wench…

Premier League
Arsenal: Dawn of scoring
09:01 Sunday 1st September 2019

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has a fetish for superhero masks, including the Batman. He likes to don them after scoring important goals. Upon arriving at Arsenal, he found a capable sidekick in Alexandre Lacazette. This summer, the club signed…