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Will Arsenal’s speedsters really terrorise defences? 0

Posted on September 10, 2014 by admin

We saw exactly what the pace and power of the new Arsenal signing Danny Welbeck can do as he hit the turbo boost twice to score for England against Switzerland on Monday night. And there were numerous occasions during that match when the striker’s speed and determination created panic in the Swiss defence.

But will the 23-year old Englishman get the same sort of joy for the Gunners when he comes up against Premier League and Champions League defences? Theo Walcott certainly seems to think so, as he has been talking about his newest club team mate and another new rapid Gunner Alexis Sanchez to The Mirror, and he cannot to wait to come back from his long injury break and form what should be the fastest forward line in the Premier League.

Should this Pic make Arsenal’s Giroud happy or worried? 1

Posted on July 31, 2014 by admin

The France and Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud took his fair (or unfair depending on how you see it) share of stick last season, a lot of it from Arsenal fans. And one of the big signings we were hoping for during the summer transfer window as another top class striker.

Some would argue that this is what Arsene Wenger has done with the transfer of Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona, but many see the Chilean as more of a wide forward, even though he does play through the middle for his country. But with Theo Walcott due back from his anterior cruciate problem soon, it certainly looks like the pressure to score goals will be taken off the big Frenchman’s shoulders.

Arsenal ALWAYS have problems with International friendlies 0

Posted on July 25, 2014 by Patrick

Arsenal are a huge club. This would mean that the players we have are regularly selected to play for their respective countries, and we all know there is usually a full round of friendlies after just a few games into the new season. This is often an extremely sensitive issue for many managers. To allow their players to take the risk of injuries or to hold them back and prevent them from representing their nations is often the huge dilemma for many big club managers. What makes this even worst is that international football are often filled with passion and drive. This means players would give it their all for their nations and the injury risk becomes sky high as a result.

Why Giroud is STILL vital to Arsenal success 0

Posted on July 24, 2014 by admin

Many people seem to think that Olivier Giroud will see a lot less playing time in an Arsenal shirt this season, especially if the Gunners sign another striker. With Theo Walcott close to his Arsenal comeback and Alexis Sanchez having signed from Barcelona, the theory is that the big Frenchman could be used more as a back-up option, but I think that Arsene Wenger still sees Giroud as central to his system.

Should Arsenal consider letting Serge Gnabry go on loan? 0

Posted on July 23, 2014 by admin

It is par for the course when you are a big club like Arsenal, fighting for the English Premier League, Champions League and two domestic cup competitions every season, that you need a big squad with lots of strength in depth. But there is a flipside to that as well.

With Arsene Wenger’s commitment to the Arsenal academy as well as the need to have a strong squad, you do get situations like the one with Carl Jenkinson in the last couple of years, when a promising player finds it tough to get the regular game time he needs to really push on and progress his football.

Arsenal striker warns rivals to worry about the wingers! 0

Posted on July 17, 2014 by admin

There is no doubt that Arsenal lacked pace at times last season. One of the main reasons for that was that we had to do without arguably the fastest top flight footballer on the planet, Theo Walcott, after the England international had two separate long spells on the sidelines.

Theo is still making his way back from the second of those, a cruciate ligament problem, but he is clearly keen to get back in action for Arsenal as soon as possible, as his interview on Arsenal.com reveals. And it looks like the Gunners’ rivals had better watch out, as Walcott is ready to make up for his frustration of last season, especially with the added pace and power that Arsenal’s newest signing Alexis Sanchez will bring to the team.

Wenger! Lack of goals cost Arsenal the title…Doh 0

Posted on May 09, 2014 by admin

Arsene Wenger is not having a go at Olivier Giroud, but he has compared the firepower of Arsenal to that of champions elect Manchester City and the team that could still beat them to the title, Liverpool, and found his team come up wanting.

I think he will find that every Arsenal fan on the planet could have told him that back in January. In fact I am surprised that he could sleep for all the crying out we were doing for the Frenchman to sign a striker in the winter window.

Wenger admits blame for Arsenal’s title failure 3

Posted on April 28, 2014 by Patrick

Arsenal were flying in the Premier League for the whole of last year, but Arsene Wenger blames our spectacular demise since Christmas on the injuries to our best players and his own mismanagement of Aaron Ramsey that led to our downfall.

When asked why it all went so wrong, Wenger said, “For two reasons. The important injuries we had and the big fixtures during that period.

“We didn’t manage to win the big games. If we had everybody on board we could have won it. We were 17 or 18 times top of the league during the season but we lost Walcott, [Jack] Wilshere, [Mesut] Ozil, Ramsey and [Laurent] Koscielny at an important part of the season.

Liverpool man defends Arsenal from Man United attack 1

Posted on April 01, 2014 by admin

Arsenal fans have witnessed their team fall from the promising heights of the top of the Premier League to borderline Champions League qualification, and whilst many, like Man United and England man Paul Scholes are quick to blame the club, manager and individuals, former Liverpool and internationally recognised manager Gerard Houllier thinks otherwise.

Houllier has instead taken the approach that Arsenal’s biggest problem has once again come down to injuries and that our title bid has suffered dramatically as a result. Ever since the start of the season, as you know, Arsenal have suffered major injuries at crucial times, with those of Ozil, Walcott, Chamberlain, Wilshere, Ramsey and even Podolski being out in times of need.

Wenger worried injuries will wreck another Arsenal season 0

Posted on March 17, 2014 by admin

Hooray!! Not only did Arsenal beat Spurs for the 3rd time in a season, they didn’t pick up any more injuries for a change. Arsenal should be used to being on the end of bad news when it comes to injuries because for some many years now we have suffered injury crises for what seemed to be nothing apart from a lack of luck. Nobody can quite put their finger on it why Arsenal get the most injuries, and lengthy time periods of unsustainable injuries too for that matter. But of course there must be an underlying problem and one that Wenger seems keen on addressing soon.

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