Tag Archives: Wingers

Welbeck is a Winger

….Well at least for a while to come. Like many fellow Gooners, I was very excited when we signed Daniel Nii Tackie Mensah Welbeck back in September. We were desperate for new firepower up-front and Danny seemed the right man … Continue reading

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The one player to buy so proper Wengerball can begin

The combination of keeping the squad together, adding steel with the re-signing of the Flame, and adding another footballing dimension with the arrival of the Ozicle, has led to vastly improved football, both in terms of gathering points and, at … Continue reading

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What to do with Lukas Podolski?

  Note for TA: this blog was written prior to yesterday’s game against Fulham. How to get the best out of Podolski: Combine him with Gibbs and Ramsey! Back in 2012 when Arsenal announced the signing of Lukas Podolski well … Continue reading

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Eight early-season Arsenal conclusions and line-up v Urawa Red Diamonds

Whilst the transfer shenanigans continue without any let-off, Arsenal’s current team has actually been playing some very watchable footie. It is fair to say that the opposition has not been much to write home about until now, but nevertheless our … Continue reading

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Match review: Theo, OG and Pod look sharp, Full Backs rusty, Eisfeld and Akpom impress

Quick thoughts on a game that was easy on the eye, against a weak but hard working opponent. Today, Arsenal played a lot better than expected, given the heat and it being the first game of the season. A lot … Continue reading

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With the possible arrivals of Higuain and Fellaini, Gervinho should be kept at Arsenal.

Gervinho is a player who always gives his all. He is also a safe pair of hands when it comes to holding on to the ball and breaking through a defensive line from the wing, in order to make it … Continue reading

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Bayern gave re-birth to classical wing-play: time to unleash Gnabry and Miyaichi?

My first live football experiences date back  to the mid to late seventies. My home team, Roda JC, was only a ten minutes cycle ride away and my dad would take me along to watch ‘De Koempels’. Dutch football was … Continue reading

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