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Right Man - Wrong Place?

Granit Xhaka – Right Player in Wrong Place? Does Structure need to change to 3142 to see his best?

Xhaka………right player, wrong place? The title is confusing, but I’m not saying we should sell him. I don’t think he has been stellar since he joined us. However, he is a good player, and it’s possible that his billing has been off. He’s not the Swiss Vieira, nor the Arsenal Dembele/Wanyama/Kante. He’s his own player, […]

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A Wilshere inspired Arsenal De Starred Crvena Zvezda

Crvena Zevzda 0-1 Arsenal Europa League Group Stage   Red De-Starred Belgrade…..   A comfortable win for Arsenal. Despite immense differences in resources, global scope, fanbase, and finances, Crvena Zvezda has won the European Cup, and Arsenal never has. So we should give them some due respect, despite their comparative “lowly” footing. However, Arsenal looked […]

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Don’t let the Win over Cologne Disguise another Poor Display and Odd Selections ahead of a the Real Test

The result of the match should not disguise that this was another poor performance. The first half was a copy of the game between Spurs and Borussia Dortmund except that we were the dominant force and we should have punished Cologne as Dortmund who had 63% possession should have punished Spurs. The similarity of approach […]

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