X
Follow It's Round and It's White on Facebook
New posts have just been added
Premier League
Is loyalty yielding gold for Mesut Ozil?
09:02 Sunday 2nd February 2020

Arsenal struggles to keep world-class talents. Their top players inevitably decide the club lacks ambition. Their eyes stray. Their heads turn. Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry began the exodus but, too often, top Gunners found glory…

Premier League
Why Arsenal desperately need Pablo Mari
09:01 Tuesday 28th January 2020

Arsene Wenger often gets accused of failing to succeed in the later years of his tenure with Arsenal. The Frenchman retorts that once the Gunners left Highbury, they lost their soul. While that is debatable, Arsenal did lose their ability to…

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
Should Arsenal bolster backline in the market?
09:01 Thursday 23rd January 2020

By the end of Arsene Wenger's long tenure, Arsenal's defence was a debris field. The attack remained potent but the Gunners were perpetually exposed at the back. Unai Emery failed to solve the problem. Now, it's left to Mikel…

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…

Premier League
Do managers have rights?
19:00 Thursday 16th January 2020

What black mark on their careers do Rafa Benitez, Mauricio Pochettino, Roberto di Matteo and Unai Emery share? That’s right. All four were sacked less than a season after leading their London club to a European final. Okay, inferring…

Premier League
Can Mikel Arteta resurrect Mesut Ozil's career?
12:00 Monday 6th January 2020

Arsenal kicked off the new year with a victory as they look to get back on the right track in 2020. The Gunners subjected Manchester United to a 2-0 defeat on Wednesday night. which served as a morale booster for Mikel Arteta's men…

Premier League
Why aren't Arsenal as concerned about being off course as Everton?
08:00 Wednesday 18th December 2019

Remember that scene in Titanic when the engineer comes to the bridge, lays out blueprints of the ship and details the catastrophe that will occur as a result of colliding with an iceberg? Some fat cat protests, boasting that the ship cannot…

Premier League
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…

Premier League
Should Arsenal stick with Freddie Ljungberg?
09:00 Thursday 5th December 2019

If you're a romantic, Arsenal and Arsene Wenger's long relationship was right up your alley. Other clubs switched managers like playboys dumping and picking up girlfriends, Arsenal stuck with Frenchman through thick…

Premier League
Is Julian Nagelsmann destined for the Premier League?
12:01 Sunday 24th November 2019

Julian Nagelsmann’s rise to prominence in the round leather game makes for fine reading. Like all true success stories, it has its roots in overcoming obstacles. When persistent knee injuries brought an end to a promising career as a…

Managerial News
Manchester United far from Pochettino's sole option
09:00 Thursday 21st November 2019

That’s how it is in modern football for managers. One bad spell and all your hard work over the years is overlooked in a matter of days. Mauricio Pochettino is the latest manager to realise there is no such thing as job security anymore. Tottenham…

Premier League
Should the Gunners tap a club legend to revive their flagging form?
08:01 Saturday 16th November 2019

Handling Arsenal's managerial role isn't a piece of cake as Unai Emery has learned. After only two seasons, Arsenal supporters are finding out how valuable Arsene Wenger was, even in decline. The Spaniard's lustre fades in just…

Premier League
Would Luis Enrique be perfect for Arsenal?
09:00 Wednesday 13th November 2019

Being a club manager is a fragile position. You only need a few poor results for the world to turn against you. Arsenal manager Unai Emery knows the feeling. The Gunners bagged just four victories from their first 11 Premier League games this…

Premier League
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…