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Arsenal’s squad review: Who stays or goes in defence?

Friday 8th June 2018

Defensive deficiency has been Arsenal’s bane throughout the last decade. It didn’t abate this season. The Gunners conceded 51 times in 38 Premier League games, the most among the top six teams. Both Burnley and Newcastle United kept tighter backlines, too.   

Arsene Wenger had no answer to Arsenal’s porous defence. It’s hoped new boss Unai Emery can solve the problem. Regarded as an authoritarian, the Spaniard is tasked with drilling awareness and discipline into the Gunners.

The second in our four-part Arsenal series concentrates on the defenders. Which deserve the chance to right last season’s wrongs? Furthermore, who could make way for potential new signings during this transfer window?

Find part one → Arsenal's squad review: Who stays or goes in goal?

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Danny Glendenning

Passions include reading, sport, and nights out with friends. A football fanatic whose writing career began in May 2016. Now 30 years old, lives in South Yorkshire - local team is Doncaster Rovers, although heart lies with Arsenal. Contributing editor for It's Round And It's White. Current claim to fame is an interview with Ron Atkinson. Always looking for work, either editing or writing. Contact via email: Dannysg1988@outlook.com. Or Twitter: @DannySG1988.



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