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Are Arsenal eyeing the next Senderos or Djourou or the next Shaqiri in Switzerland and is it Embolo?

A scouting report from Switzerland, that is Dave’s (@goonerdave66) latest idea; and what a glorious idea that is. I have a unique opportunity to let people know that my soon-to-be country has one of the best-organized and productive youth academies you might find. Here in Switzerland, discipline and work come before pure talent and there’s […]

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Where are they now – Arsenal’s own golden generation

Part of Arsenal’s recent demise has been down to Arsene Wenger’s persistant faith in a group of under achieving youngsters. In September 2008, Wenger named 13 teenagers in his 18 man squad to face Sheffield United in a League Cup match at the Emirates, with the oldest member of the squad being just 23 years of […]

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Arsenal – The Transfer Window

Arsenal go into the New Year 5th in the Barclays Premier League after an already up and down season. They have qualified for the second round of the Champions League, but were knocked out of the domestic cup competition by League 2 opposition Bradford City. Now comes the time for change, the time when you can add […]

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Why the Capital One Cup is crucial for Arsenal

Despite our season being in turmoil, Arsenal find themselves in the League Cup, or Capital One Cup if you will, against League Two minnows Bradford City tonight. The Gunners are just three positive results away from winning the competition and picking up their first piece of silverware since 2005.

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