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Premier League
How can Arteta reignite Arsenal's attack?
08:00 Saturday 8th February 2020

Mikel Arteta’s time at Arsenal reflects their entire campaign. Despite showcasing occasional promise, the Gunners lack consistency. Since coming aboard, he’s improved certain departments. Unfortunately, it's come at the…

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Mikel Arteta wants Granit Xhaka to stay; Should he?
08:01 Monday 6th January 2020

Granit Xhaka sits at a crossroads. One path leads away from the Emirates and his toxic relationship with fans. The other leads back into the clubhouse where a welcoming manager values his skills and leadership. Which should he take?…

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Mikel Arteta gives Arsenal fans much-needed lift
19:00 Friday 3rd January 2020

Long gone are the days of Arsenal and Manchester United slogging it out for the Premier League title - though watching the two go toe-to-toe still guarantees entertainment. This time around, New Years Day didn't only provide an overindulgence…

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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…

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How can Freddie Ljungberg get the best from Nicolas Pepe?
08:01 Monday 9th December 2019

Every transfer window comes with its big-money moves. Clubs recruit standout players who can add quality to their teams. Last summer saw its fair share of blockbuster moves. Eden Hazard, Antoine Griezemann, Joao Felix and Neymar’s proposed…

International
Ireland, Denmark, Switzerland: Group D deadlock?
17:01 Wednesday 13th November 2019

Cold November nights were made for this. The Irish, Danish and Swiss are poised to take Group D right down to the wire. All three remain in the balance to qualify for this coming summer's European Championships. More to the point, all three…

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Should Granit Xhaka and Arsenal part ways?
08:00 Tuesday 12th November 2019

Granit Xhaka became a big part of Unai Emery's Arsenal this season. Despite Arsenal's midfield depth, the Swiss international didn't struggle for playing time. He only struggled to play well. When fans rode him hard for his…

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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…

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Emery vs Ozil: Who'll be the last man standing?
08:01 Monday 21st October 2019

Have you ever witnessed a transfer of power? Whether it's political or otherwise, successors can bring fresh ideas. Yet, once in power, the new boss often finds there are reasons for doing certain things a certain way.  At Arsenal,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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
Unai Emery spoiled for choice in Gunners midfield
15:00 Saturday 24th August 2019

Arsenal's start to the new Premier League season is promising. Back-to-back wins over Newcastle United and Burnley put the Gunners in second place. Unai Emery sent out youthful teams in those two games. Attacker Reiss Nelson, 19, has…

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2019/20 Arsenal Premier League preview
19:00 Tuesday 6th August 2019

Arsenal showed a little promise last season before faltering in the Premier League run-in to finish fifth, one point behind enemies Tottenham Hotspur. Unai Emery’s 2019/20 target replicates that of 12 months ago: secure a top-four finish.…