Tag Archives: Mertesacker

BFG, Cech and Giroud back to rule the airways and provide backbone?

Short Match Preview today, as 17HT and I are busy. Crystal Palace are coming to the home of football and like our previous opponents Everton, Watford and West Ham, they have FA cup footie on their mind. Palace are almost … Continue reading

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Koz, Gabriel, BFG: Three Great CBs, but what is the best pairing?

Arsenal are blessed with three fine CBs and long may it continue. Koz and the BFG are still Arsene’s first choice CB couple but Gabriel Paulista is pushing hard to get in there. I love all three of them and … Continue reading

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Coquelin’s bite, Giroud’s deadliness, Welbeck improving: Eight Positives from Game.

Well, that was another game in which we scored easily and just enough goals to claim all three points. This sitting deep and beating opponents on the counter is most definitely our ‘plan B’ this season… it is not for … Continue reading

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Paulista: More Koz than Mertesacker?

Still no official news re the signing of Gabriel Paulista which is a bit worrying given the comment by Arsene on the 25th January, saying the club was close in completing the deal: ‘”It’s on the line and I think … Continue reading

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What to do with BFG and Arteta/Flamini?

How to add speed and dynamism to the CBs-DM triangle? Watching Holland battle against ‘minnows’ Kazakhstan and Iceland over the last few days, made me think about Arsenal. The similarities were quite strong. Against both teams the Dutch conceded an … Continue reading

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Welbeck needs Thierry | Bellerin no RB | Arteta Aging: Post-Match Analysis

Dortmund v Arsenal The Verdict Let’s be honest now, I am not sure there is a side in the Premier League that would have withstood the battering we took last night? There are several who would have had more success on … Continue reading

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Time to hand the armband to the BFG

Per Mertesacker to become Arsenal captain next season? First of all, I would like to say, TotalArsenal our own Bergkampesque skipper has sadly lost a loved one. I want to offer my sympathy and support in this tough time. We … Continue reading

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