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Arsenal to start same XI for Newcastle away 0

Posted on August 29, 2015 by admin

Hopefully this will be the last match for which Arsenal will have to do without the first choice centre defensive pairing of Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny. Judging from what Arsene Wenger said in his press conference on Thursday though, neither will be available for selection today, leaving Gabriel and Chambers to fill in again.

If that is the case then I see no reason why the manager will not go with the same starting line-up that managed a point at home to Liverpool on Monday night. There are changes that the Frenchman could make, such as bringing his fellow countryman Debuchy back in to face his former team mates, but I think that Wenger is looking for some consistency and rhythm and until he finds it I don’t think he will tinker.

Arsenal starting XI for FA cup final with Walcott IN!! 2

Posted on May 30, 2015 by admin

So this is it Gooners, Arsenal’s last game of the current season is very close now and Arsene Wenger needs his players to dig deep for one last performance against Aston Villa at Wembley to make sure that history is made by the club and the manager today.

So as Wenger aims to become only the second manager to win the famous old trophy six times and the only man to do it since the war, his team selection today could be the most important ever. And with the Gunners having the chance to go past Man United to be the most successful club in FA cup history, we need him to get it right.

Arsenal line up for West Brom – Walcott to START 0

Posted on May 24, 2015 by admin

There has been some talk from Arsene Wenger about the situation at Arsenal with Theo Walcott and getting the England forward to sign an extension to his current contract which is about to enter its final year.

But with just today´s final Premier League game with West Brom and the FA cup final with Aston Villa left to play, Walcott has yet to complete a game for the Gunners this season. So if the boss is still not quite sure about his fitness or whether he should be a starter in our best XI then today is the best chance to give the player a full 90 minutes.

SHOCK Arsenal starting XI for Sunderland clash! 1

Posted on May 20, 2015 by admin

With Arsene Wenger having spoken about consistency and cohesion in the build up to this last but one game of the Premier League campaign, most people were not expecting many changes to the Arsenal team. And with the Frenchman having selected the same line up for the last six league games in a row, it could easily have been seven.

But a touch of flu for Laurent Koscielny means that Wenger is likely to start Gabriel and I do not think the changes will stop there. I am actually expecting Wenger to pull a bit of a surprise on Sunderland and their manager Dick Advocaat who will surely have prepared his team to nullify our passing and creative game.

Talking Tactics for Arsenal v Sunderland! 0

Posted on May 20, 2015 by Patrick

Ahead of the game against Sunderland, the Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has urged his side to be more direct and decisive in their game, labelling the home defeat to Swansea as an accident and challenging his players to redeem themselves when they welcome Sunderland to the Emirates, knowing that three points will guarantee automatic qualification for next season’s Champions League group stages.

Speaking in his pre-match press conference, Wenger said: “For me the Swansea game was an accident. Having analysed it, it’s one of the games we deserved to win the most out of all the games. We lost two in two or three years now, so you can say that’s an accident.

Arsenal starting XI for Swansea – Wilshere IN 2

Posted on May 11, 2015 by admin

The injury to the Arsenal and Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey has forced the hand of Arsene Wenger a little, even though the Welshman is back in training I do not think Wenger can take any risks.

With Ramsey having been played on the right in recent games though, the manager has got a few options in the Arsenal squad, with Theo Walcott clearly one of them. But I feel that he will go with Jack Wilshere, just as he did when making the change against Hull City last Monday.

Hull City v Arsenal: Confirmed team and prediction 0

Posted on May 04, 2015 by Patrick

Arsenal are nearing kick-off against Hull City tonight, in what looks to be a tough match against an in-form side who are battling against relegation.

The Tigers have won their last two matches, including a 1-0 win over Liverpool last Tuesday, and will be keen to gain all three points to push them four points clear of the drop-zone.

We on the other hand are pushing to finish second in the Premier League table, with Chelsea having wrapped up first-place this weekend.

Arsenal are of course the team with the most form in 2015, and will not be going into any match considering any less than a win.

Arsenal starting XI for Chelsea with Ozil AND Cazorla! 2

Posted on April 26, 2015 by admin

Most Arsenal fans are expecting a tough game against Chelsea today but we are also feeling more confident that Arsene Wenger can finally end his run against Jose Mourinho and get his first victory over his rival. But if it is to be lucky 13 for the Frenchman, he will have to work out how to get through the big blue bus that Chelsea will bring to north London.

For me, the Gunners do have the tools and will need our creative players to outfox the power of Chelsea and that is why I think that Wenger will start with Mesut Ozil in a wide forward role rather than Danny Welbeck, with Santi Cazorla in the central attacking midfield role.

Can Alexis Sanchez beat Eden Hazard to the PFA award? 0

Posted on April 25, 2015 by Patrick

Eight consecutive victories have put Arsenal on course to not only secure a top four finish and Champions League football for the eighteenth consecutive season under Arsene Wenger, but also finish runners-up to Chelsea in the Premier League. An FA Cup Final at Wembley against Aston Villa may be the icing on the cake for the Gunners who have been in imperious form, playing the wonderful free-flowing football that makes them one of the best teams in Europe. Wenger will point to a collective team effort for Arsenal enjoying an excellent campaign, but there can be no doubt that Alexis Sanchez has been a revelation in his first season at the club and been the main reason behind the club’s success. The Chilean star has been in fantastic form all season, with Sanchez not only deservedly nominated for the PFA Player of the Year award, but also included in team of the season and many other Premier League XIs. Eden Hazard may be the only player that stands towards Sanchez and a crowning achievement to wrap up a superb season for the former Barcelona man; it promises to be a close call between two players who have been instrumental in leading their respective team to glory.

Former Arsenal star´s tactics ALL WRONG for Chelsea? 4

Posted on April 21, 2015 by admin

He may not have done any actual managerial work since retiring from playing football, but the former Arsenal and Scotland international striker Charlie Nicholas does work as a TV pundit and football journalist so he should have a good grasp of tactics and knowledge of the clubs he talks about in the Premier League.

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