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Arsenal Have Youngsters and Money But This is Arteta’s Biggest Challenge

Successful teams have players in their spine who have an implicit desire to do well for the club first and for themselves second. Talent, quality, drive, passion and hard work go a long way, but it is not enough. Wenger … Continue reading

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The Six Arsenal Youngsters Who Could Break Through in 2020/21 Season

Arsenal Wenger initially, then Unai Emery last season and some of this followed by Freddie Ljungberg briefly and now Mikel Arteta the last few weeks, have all worked with and on most of the young guns making their way into … Continue reading

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Arteta Needs a Proper Nr8 for More Goals but Who Can It Be?

ARTETA’S CLEAN SLATES HAVE ALL BEEN WRITTEN ON. TIME FOR A NEW MOVE. A half full cup. A half empty cup. They are identical. The only difference is in the point of view. So it is with Saka. A left … Continue reading

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Saka’s Injury Costly, Midfield-Mess, Was There a MOTM? 8 Observations Burnley v Arsenal

Burnley 0 – 0 Arsenal: After two steps forward, Arteta and his men took one back again. Eight Observations from a hard-on-the-eye game with, nevertheless, some shoots of positivity: We started reasonably well and should have taken one or two … Continue reading

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Bergkampesque Live Blog: Burnley-Arsenal. PEA Leads the Line, Arteta Using Curls in

Midfield AND Defense!! The longest curls belong to Matteo Guendouzi and he will anchor the midfield–alongside Granit Xhaka, although the latter may slip back to become a bit of a left center back alongside the shorter curls of David Luiz.  … Continue reading

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Arsenal Preview and Line-Up: Awesome Auba is Back, Martinelli or Pepe?

A few days ago, we published GN5’s historical match preview and my predicted line-up, but this post did not get enough airing due to my (misguided) excitement about the last day of the TW and belief that we would all … Continue reading

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Arteta’s Team Plan: How Cedric Soares’ Arrival Could Strengthen Our Midfield

This ride on Arteta’s lilactrees-filled road to glory is becoming more and more pleasant. The contours of a strong team that is able to play winning AND attractive football are slowly becoming visible. Of course it is early days and … Continue reading

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