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Ivan Gazidis Interview

Gazidis going … And?

The title isn’t meant to be disrespectful. But I’m indifferent really, and in some small measure disappointed. I have nothing against him and wish him well at his new club. Ivan Gazidis has issued the following message to the Arsenal fans, following his decision to leave the club — Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) September 18, 2018 […]

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Welbeck Milan 2

The Talented Mr. Welbeck

After seeing Welbeck play well and finish poorly vs. AC Milan, and seeing “The Talented Mr. Ripley” from my film collection, I’ve been musing on the “Talanted Mr. Welbeck”. Is he a bad player? Did Man United sell us a dud? Is “Dat Guy Welbz” ‘not Arsenal quality’? Let’s see, shall we? No, he’s not […]

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Oil and water?

Ozil is to Oil as Alexis is to Water – They did NOT mix for Brilliant Seasons, just Brilliant Moments

Like oil and water, some substances simply do not mix. I feel this was true to an extent in regards to Ozil and Alexis’ respective playing styles over the last 3 ½ seasons. Ozil’s game predicated on team interplay and interconnectedness while Alexis’ game was based on unpredictability and individualism. Let’s get one thing straight, […]

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