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  • The Arsenal Rumor Mill Roundup: Week 1

    Now that you’ve calmed down from Sunday’s hilariously heart-warming festivities — tears of laughter for Spurs and tears of joy for Tomas Rosicky and Mikel Arteta — that means we’re officially well-cemented in silly season. For many years, this meant months of hopeful pleading for Arsenal and manager Arsene Wenger to reload the North…

  • Xhaka Can Make Arsenal Better While Kante Can’t

    Reports out of Germany’s Rheinische Post, a local paper with strong ties to Borussia Mönchengladbach, have Arsenal closing in on the signing of Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka. The reported bid is supposed to be in the area of 43 million euro, which is likely to be around 33 mil upfront and the rest…

  • The Great Debate: Tiki Taka Football vs Defensive Counter Attacking

    In the aftermath of Leicester’s historic Premier League title and Atletico Madrid working its way systematically through both Barcelona and Bayern Munich there was a lot of debate about which is better – the tiki taka style preferred by Barcelona, Bayern Munich and our Arsenal or the defensive, counter-attacking style exhibited by Leicester and…

  • Arsene Wenger; the Failed Gambler

    Throughout a league campaign every manager takes a gamble. Most gambles are calculated and thought out, some pay off, some don’t. Last year, Jose Mourinho took a massive gamble, going into the campaign with the smallest squad out of the traditional top sides. He gambled players would stay fit and in form, and for…

  • MATCH PREVIEW: Sunderland v Arsenal; A Little Too Late

    If you’re an Arsenal supporter, there is good news and bad news. The good news? Everyone is getting healthy. The bad news? It doesn’t matter. As Arsenal step on to the pitch for match day 35, there’s very little left to battle for, except that ever elusive fourth place trophy – Champion’s League Qualification.…

  • Losing the Scintillating Santi Cazorla Cost Arsenal the Title

    In the opening match of the 2015/2016 season, Arsene Wenger started Aaron Ramsey alongside Francis Coquelin in the deep lying playmaker role only to have to switch to Santi Cazorla in that role at half time. By that time however it was too late, the damage was done. Arsenal would go on to lose…