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Giroud's impact off of the bench highlighted the squad's depth

Gunners New Squad Strength in Depth and the Spreading of Goals give cause for Belief

Back in August, I wrote a pretty scathing review of how Arsenal had conducted its transfer business this summer. Things had started well, with Granit Xhaka’s acquisition from Borussia Monchengladbach in May an encouraging start, but the weeks of inactivity that followed seemed to indicate at best a gross incompetence with regards to transfer dealings, and at worst a […]

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Squad Goals: Strength in depth is key to Gunners’ title push

Back in August, I wrote a pretty scathing review of how Arsenal had conducted its transfer business this summer. Things had started well, with Granit Xhaka’s acquisition from Borussia Monchengladbach in May an encouraging start, but the weeks of inactivity that followed seemed to indicate at best a gross incompetence with regards to transfer dealings, and at […]

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The Season began at Wstford

With Window shut has Wenger assembled a squad to challenge for the league? The Answer is Definitely Maybe!

After months of rumours, whispers and speculation, the 2016 summer transfer window is now closed. Premier League clubs can no longer do business and must make do with the players at their disposal until January at the earliest. For Arsenal, any talk of finally landing that world class striker will have to wait for a […]

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