Tag Archives | Wenger

Shit officiating

The Gunners prove they are not shy as the officials hang them out to dry: Manchester City 3-1 Arsenal

So the near-impossible didn’t happen despite my somewhat elevated expectations and we went down to City at the Etihad. However, while I do not feel particularly upbeat about the loss itself (no one ever does, do they?), yesterday we didn’t see a capitulation akin to that at Anfield. There’s a lot of talking points to […]

Continue Reading
A replacement of the Guardiola ilk wouldn't need Wenger to be upstairs

Does Arséne have Pep in his Step?

They hang over us like a cloak of impending doom: big games against our top-of-the-table rivals which have given Gooners little joy in recent years. Many cite the reasons for our shortcomings as style of play only being conducive to beating bottom half teams, lack of tactical flexibility, or even lack of overall quality/team depth. […]

Continue Reading
maxresdefault (1)

Mesut Özil- Overrated or Underappreciated?

Since Mesut Özil became Arsenal’s record signing on transfer deadline day in September 2013, there has been plenty of talk over whether he was worth the £42.4m Arsenal paid for the German. Here I look at whether he has fulfilled his potential with the Gunners. Statistically, Mesut Özil has been exceptional in his four years […]

Continue Reading