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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 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.

Coquelin in Arsenal XI to do over Dortmund again!! 5

Posted on September 16, 2014 by admin

I was one of the Arsenal fans who were surprised to see that Arsene Wenger did not either find a permanent buyer or another long term loan deal for Francis Coquelin this summer. After his loan spell at the German club Freiburg did not really go as hoped, the 23-year old Frenchman seemed to have had his last chance with Arsenal.

But Wenger kept hold of him and so I assume that he might still be in the plans of the Gunners boss. And his versatility could be a major reason for that and could see him start his first senior game of the season away to Borussia Dortmund.

Wenger WILL NOT bring Radamel Falcao to Arsenal 1

Posted on August 29, 2014 by Patrick

Arsene Wenger has admitted that Olivier Giroud is unlikely to play for Arsenal again this year,but has ruled out bringing in yet another striker into the fold, as he has many budding centre-forwards already on the books.

“Giroud had surgery today from a broken tibia and while it went well, he will be out for three to four months, competition-wise,” said Wenger after the Bediktas game. “He will be capable of playing again in the Premier League end of December but it may be the beginning of January before he is competitive at the top level.

Arsenal v Everton – Which German(s) should Wenger play today? 0

Posted on August 23, 2014 by Patrick

Arsene Wenger is likely to stick to his match-fit players in tonight’s Premier League game at Everton as Arsenal’s German contingent will not be up to scratch since coming back from the World Cup late, but he has admitted that he mat start one or two tonight.

“They are part of the squad and, of course, they are important players,” said Wenger.

“How will I use them? Certainly not the three together because they lack a competitive edge. Will I use one or two? I don’t know yet.”

Have Arsenal already agreed deal for Reus transfer? 1

Posted on August 22, 2014 by admin

The summer transfer window could still hold some interest for Arsenal fans, with Arsene Wenger having hinted that he is still looking to strengthen the squad, especially on the defensive side of things. But according to the latetst Arsenal transfer rumours, we could soon have another top class forward at the Emirates as well, in the shape of Marco Reus.

The Germany and Borussia Dortmund star is one of the most exciting attacking players in Europe, but he unluckily missed out on winning the World Cup this summer after picking up an injury in the build up. That, according to a Metro report, is the only thing that stopped Arsenal signing him earlier on this summer, because the 25-year old had already held talks in London with the Gunners about his move to the Premier League.

Where will Podolski fit into the Arsenal team now? 3

Posted on July 20, 2014 by Patrick

When Lukas Podolski signed for Arsenal for a mere 10 million before the 2011-2012 season ended, many Arsenal fans were ecstatic. In Podolski, we found a superb and deadly finisher. Also, Podolski is one with a powerful shot and a great footballing brain to spot key passes. Many Arsenal fans were extremely excited regarding Podolski wearing an Arsenal jersey.

Podolski had a decent start to his Arsenal career, capturing a brace in his first preseason match. He went on to have an impressive first season with the club, finishing with 16 goals and 11 assists. Not bad for a player playing in England for the first time.

Arsenal stars to be unleashed against Brazil? 0

Posted on July 06, 2014 by admin

Whereas Mesut Ozil has started all five games for Germany at the World Cup so far, his Arsenal team mates Per Mertesacker and Lukas Podolski have not been so fortunate. The 29-year old striker, in particular, has been largely a spectator so far, with just 56 minutes of action in two sub appearances.

But Podolski’s World Cup could be about to take off and the Germany international would love to have the chance to go past Rudi Voller and Jurgen Klinsmann in Germany’s all time scoring charts, with the Prince currently tied in third with 47 goals.

Podolski – Arsenal WILL win the Cup Final! 0

Posted on May 17, 2014 by admin

It is good to see confidence running through the Arsenal team, and after beating Hull City convincingly twice already this season, there is no reason to think we could lose this time around. Lukas Podolski obviously feels the same way as I do!

He said: “We are on a good run and are favourites.

“We play very well in the last five or six matches so we go to Wembley with thousands of our fans and we must play like in our last matches.

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