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Has Wenger dropped the ball TWICE with Arsenal team pick? 1

Posted on October 25, 2014 by admin

The Arsenal team that Arsene Wenger has picked to start today’s game against the out of form, low on confidence and eminently beatable Sunderland has two glaring omissions in my opinion. And the 65-year old could face a lot of questions from the Arsenal fans and football media if the Gunners do not play well and win the game.

One player that I think should be starting is the best finisher at the club Lukas Podolski. The German has been crying out to play more and has just won us an unlikely three Champions League points, so I do no really understand why Wenger has put him on the bench again.

Arsenal starting XI to face Sunderland 1

Posted on October 25, 2014 by admin

Arsenal need to build on the fortunate Champions League win over Anderlecht in midweek. And we need to take advantage of the heavy beating that today’s opponents Sunderland got on their trip to Southampton last weekend. So with the Gunners not doing very well at the back anyway so far this season, Arsene Wenger must surely go on the attack.

So that means, in my opinion, that his team selection for this vital game needs to be fairly adventurous and attack minded. Mikel Arteta should start instead of Mathieu Flamini. Lukas Podolski should start ahead of Alex Oxclade-Chamberlain and our best fit attacking midfielder Santi Cazorla must play in the central, number 10 position.

Arsenal boss gets award for stating the bleeding obvious!! 2

Posted on October 25, 2014 by admin

A lot of the Arsenal fans out there, despite being armchair managers, accept that Arsene Wenger may have the edge on us when it comes to matters relating to the game we all love, football. But the Frenchman has not exactly enhanced his reputation with the latest piece of insight, reported by Arsenal.com.

I am not saying that the boss is wrong, far from it, just that him saying that the Gunners need to play a bit better than we have been doing so far this season is not really news to many people. How to achieve this and why we have been so poor up to now would be useful information.

Arsenal need to PROVE they are still a Big Team against Sunderland 0

Posted on October 25, 2014 by Patrick

Arsenal travel to the Stadium of Light later today, as the Gunners look to pile the misery on Sunderland who were battered 0-8 by a spirited Southampton side last weekend. However, this game, on the pitch, is going to be a lot more competitive than anticipated, as the visitors aren’t in the best of form either, and lack options when tested.

The Black Cats, under Gus Poyet, are (were?) a very good side, and this home game against Arsenal gives them a chance to rectify their 8-0 reverse, thereby reminding other clubs in the English top flight that they are no punch bags. Having said that, what kind of a game does Arsenal have in store against the Black Cats?

Don’t worry Arsenal – Anderlecht have even BIGGER problems 0

Posted on October 22, 2014 by admin

It is understandable that many Arsenal fans are so concerned about the poor run of results so far this season, with just two wins from eight Premier League games and an early exit from the Capital One Cup, that there is very little confidence that the Gunners can come back to north London with three Champions League points tonight.

And this belief has not been helped by the injury to the Colombian reserve keeper David Ospina, meaning that rookie Martinez is set to make his Champions League debut because of Wojciech Szczesny being suspended. But even though Laurent Koscielny has joined Olivier Giroud, Mesut Ozil, Mathieu Debuchy and others on the sidelines, Arsenal’s problems pale in comparison with those facing our opponents Anderlecht, as revealed in a Daily Star report.

Arsenal starting XI to face Hull City – WITH Podolski 0

Posted on October 18, 2014 by admin

As we know all too well, the international break left Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger with even more injury problems to worry about. The injury list on the Arsenal.com website has a staggering 11 first team players on it, but actually things are not quite as bad as they seem.

Two of those players, Walcott and Gnabry, played for 45 minutes and an hour respectively last night, while Monreal, Arteta and Rosicky are supposed to be available for today’s Premier League visit of Hull City. And then Sanogo and Ramsey are due back in the next game or two so the problems actually seem to be easing off.

Arsenal already looking past Hull to Anderlecht? 0

Posted on October 17, 2014 by admin

I hope that I am wrong about this but I get the feeling that Arsene Wenger and the Arsenal players might be taking their eyes off the ball a little bit. Maybe it is because the Gunners did the double over tomorrow’s opponents Hull City in the Premier League last season, scoring five goals without reply, but it is a dangerous game to play.

How Arsenal can avoid a repeat of Chelsea choker! 0

Posted on October 05, 2014 by admin

I do not really think that Arsenal are going to play as badly against Chelsea did when last we made the journey to Stamford Bridge back in March. That 6-0 drubbing was the low point of the season and the fact it was against Jose Mourinho on what should have been a special day for Arsene Wenger is probably one the reasons why the Frenchman has declared it to be the worst day of his Gunners career, as reported by Sky Sports.

Szczesny warns that Chelsea stars could destroy Arsenal 1

Posted on October 04, 2014 by admin

The Arsenal keeper Wojciech Szczesny will be hoping that a few of the Chelsea players he and his team mates are due to face tomorrow will have an off day. Because the 24-year old is well aware that their players like Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas and Eden Hazard have more than enough ability to hurt any team at the moment.

The Poland international, in an Arsenal.com report, warns his team mates that the whole Chelsea team are in a good place right now, having made a great start to the season and seemingly having fixed the problems that held them back last season.

Arsenal starting line-up for Galatasaray in Champions League 0

Posted on October 01, 2014 by admin

Happy Arsenal anniversary to Arsene Wenger, who started his job as manager of the Gunners 18 years ago today. The Frenchman will only enjoy his special day, however, if the Arsenal team he selects to face the Turkish club Galatasaray are able to come away with all three points.

And their manager Cesare Prandelli has vowed to make that task as difficult as possible and send his team out to harry and chase their Arsenal counterparts as he clearly sees that as the way to disrupt us from our fluent passing game.

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