Tag Archives: Transfers

Arsenal’s Best 11 in 2015

Since Arsenal beat Manchester city, they look like a team capable of going very far this season. There are many reasons for this change in fortunes, however, I believe that the key reason is that we now have competition for … Continue reading

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The Future is Bright – The Future is Red and White!

Steve, one of Bergkampesque’s favourite regulars and a recent Ozil-convert lol, posted a number of key questions late last night. I like to invite you all to respond to his questions, and in order to get the discussion going, I … 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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The one player Arsenal still need

Krystian Bielik has been confirmed as our latest signing and a big welcome to the home of football for him. With only a handful of senior appearances in the Polish league for Legia Warsaw and at just 17 years old, … Continue reading

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DM hunt is over: And he’s not here to take part…but to take over!

He is the definition of tenacious. It’s fair to say Coquelin’s career has never really taken off at Arsenal (as shown by his appearance stats below): Games total: 2014/15 – Arsenal 5 (4 sub) 2013/14 – Freiburg 16 (8 sub) … Continue reading

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0.38 goals per game, lethal as hell: Why did Wenger let him go?

It is a new year, and to us football fans that means it is transfer season. Uncharacteristically, we have started our business before everyone else albeit a departure. Podolski, who has endeared himself to all Gooners through his thumping goals … Continue reading

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A new CB, DM and Goalkeeper, or…..: What will the TW bring?

There is a lot of hope amongst some fellow Gooners that the boss will splash the cash and bring in a shipload of new signings this January. We have been here many times before of course, and we never quite … Continue reading

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Arsenal’s Youth Policy: Does it Serve Our Needs as it Should?

Discussion Post–Arsenal’s Youth Policy; Does it Serve Our Needs as it Should? Thanks, in advance, for reading…As an “incentive” for getting through all these words, I’ll preview the conclusion… A shift towards a more aggressive (in my opinion) youth recruitment … Continue reading

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Inadequate CB-cover? Wenger might disagree!

A different perspective on Arsenal’s apparent lack of CB-cover! Many Gooners, including yours truly, have highlighted the risk – or should that be sheer irresponsibility? – of not recruiting additional CB cover in the last transfer window. We can consider … Continue reading

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2014-2015: 25-36 Man Squad – Amazing First Team Possibilities!

I started this as just a way to simply list all the players that I would find necessary or beneficial additions to the Arsenal squad for the upcoming season.  However it soon grew into something a little more detailed once … Continue reading

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