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Premier League
Is Emi Buendia another nail in Arsenal's coffin?
08:02 Thursday 17th June 2021

Norwich City’s hopes for staying up following their latest Premier League promotion were dealt a serious blow last week when star winger Emi Buendia agreed on terms for a £34.56 million transfer to Aston Villa.  The Canaries…

Champions League
How Star Wars explains Pep Guardiola
08:00 Tuesday 1st June 2021

Admittedly, A New Hope was a movie with a predetermined script. But if it hadn't been, and especially following the revelation in Rogue One that the flaw in the Death Star was intentionally engineered by the designer to foil the Empire,…

Europa League
Will Arsenal's dependence on Bukayo Saka cost them the Europa League?
08:01 Thursday 6th May 2021

Young English star Bukayo Saka emerged as one of the big Premier League surprises last season, breaking into the Arsenal team and making the left-back position his own. This season, he's gone from strength to strength…

Champions League
Why you shouldn't blame American owners for the European Super League
08:00 Friday 30th April 2021

Having been on a year-long hiatus from blogging, you can imagine my groan when news of the European Super League broke just as I was excitedly preparing to return. While no hand was raised in anger and no shot fired, the rebellion against the…

Europa League
Is Europa League success more vital to Arsenal or Manchester United?
08:00 Thursday 29th April 2021

With the impact of the European Super League's spectacular  emergence and immediate collapse fading, the Champions and Europa Leagues take centre stage again. Expect fallout from the Premier League Big Six's participation…

Premier League
Who is Arsenal target Orkun Kokcu?
09:01 Monday 9th March 2020

Recent reports suggest Arsenal opened talks with Eredivisie giants Feyenoord regarding 19-year-old midfielder Orkun Kokcu. The Gunners had some luck in dealing with the Rotterdammers once before. Robin van Persie turned out alright. Can…

Premier League
Can Alexandre Lacazette end his barren spell?
12:01 Monday 27th January 2020

Alexandre Lacazette is a player known for the occasional strop during matches, often when being substituted. During the 1-1 draw against Sheffield United, the Frenchman threw yet another act of frustration after being hauled off for…

Premier League
Can Eddie Nketiah fill in for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang?
08:00 Saturday 18th January 2020

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is arguably Arsenal's most important player since arriving. His goals bailed the team out on numerous occasions but he also goes the extra mile to help the team in other aspects. He can often be seen tracking back…

Transfers
What next for Olivier Giroud?
20:40 Thursday 9th January 2020

Olivier Giroud was never really considered the most popular striker in London during his eight-year spell in the English capital. The Frenchman somehow managed to stay away from controversy and fanfare for nearly a decade plying his trade in…

Premier League
Does Arteta face an Auba/Laca decision?
09:01 Sunday 29th December 2019

Mikel Arteta is already caved in with dilemmas after taking over at Arsenal. The biggest is figuring out the best possible combination up top. In his managerial debut, the Spaniard gave the fans what they craved for. Pierre-Emerick…

Premier League
Should Hector Bellerin be Arsenal's next captain?
14:55 Saturday 2nd November 2019

As Granit Xhaka walked off the Emirates pitch in disgruntled fashion on Sunday, a cloud of déjà vu haunted the North London stadium once again. As much as managerial problems have been their downfall, the Gunners also have a serious…

Premier League
Are Arsenal getting overly dependent on Aubameyang?
17:01 Friday 4th October 2019

It wasn’t that long ago when Robin van Persie almost single-handedly carried Arsenal to a top-four spot as the rot started to set in under Arsene Wenger. Before that, King Thierry Henry had established his throne in North London,…

Premier League
Is Granit Xhaka a worthy Arsenal captain?
09:00 Monday 30th September 2019

Seeing the Gunners finish outside the Champions League places is now a common sight. A 22-game unbeaten run under a new manager inspired hope. Arsenal still finished fifth. No matter how hard they try, it's never enough. Still, Unai Emery…

Premier League
Was Nicolas Pepe the right choice for Arsenal?
08:02 Monday 30th September 2019

The Premier League is back with a bang. Football fans are enjoying every moment. Like a few other clubs in the division, Arsenal will be hoping to force themselves up the table this term, after a forgettable campaign in 2018/19. Unai Emery's…

Premier League
What next for Danny Welbeck after Arsenal exit?
17:00 Tuesday 7th May 2019

A dark cloud fell at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday as Arsenal all but failed to make the top four for this campaign. A 1-1 draw at home against Chris Hughton’s Brighton in the penultimate league game of the season means the Gunners cannot…