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Arteta takes three wonderkids on trip to Molde game 0

Posted on November 25, 2020 by Harry Kettle

It’s safe to say that things haven’t quite gone to plan so far this season for Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta, and while it hasn’t exactly been a disaster, it definitely hasn’t been perfect, either.

Still, while the critics have been out in force to point out the Spaniard’s mistakes, there is also a general acceptance of the fact that he is a new manager who is still attempting to learn the ropes. As such, there are also going to be some progressive decisions make that counter some of the errors.

Fans set to return to football stadiums in December 0

Posted on November 24, 2020 by Harry Kettle

It’s been almost nine months since fans were allowed to head into football stadiums on a week-by-week basis, but now, it appears as if we’re just a matter of days away from supporters being able to return. That’s because it was announced yesterday that when the national lockdown ends next week and we’re placed back into the tier system in England, those in tier 1 and 2 will be able to have between 2,000 and 4,000 fans back in their ground.

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said: “This is a big step forward for sport.

Arteta discusses the impact of having no fans in the stadium 0

Posted on November 19, 2020 by Harry Kettle

While Arsenal will be back in action after the international break this weekend, alongside clubs from around Europe, one thing will be missing – the fans. That’s been the case for more than eight months now and it looks set to continue for quite some time to come, which we can all admit has been one of the major disadvantages of putting the game back on during a global pandemic.

During a recent interview with Arsenal.com, manager Mikel Arteta opened up about the ordeal and spoke honestly about wanting to see fans back at the Emirates as soon as possible.

“He annoyed me terribly” – former Lorient boss on Matteo Guendouzi 0

Posted on November 18, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

The situation surrounding Matteo Guendouzi seems to have died away from the public eye in recent months, and that’s probably a good thing with Arsenal needing to focus on regaining momentum when the Premier League returns from the international break.

Hope on the horizon? 0

Posted on November 18, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Fans haven’t been able to attend games for over eight months now, and while we’d all love to be able to head back in before we ring in 2021, it doesn’t seem as if that’s all too likely. What is starting to look more likely, however, is a potential vaccine. Over the course of the last few weeks, we’ve seen some phenomenal developments in the race to produce a functioning vaccine that could bring an end to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Arteta shows honesty in discussing his journey with Arsenal 0

Posted on November 17, 2020 by Harry Kettle

While rival fans may choose to point and laugh at Arsenal Football Club from time to time, especially in the wake of the Aston Villa defeat, it’s important to remember that we’re in the midst of a rebuilding project under Mikel Arteta. The young boss hasn’t exactly gotten everything right so far, and he deserves to be called out for that, but there’s still so much we don’t know about the direction things are going in under the Spaniard’s leadership.

During a recent interview with Arsenal.com, Arteta gave an honest assessment of how things are going thus far.

Enjoying the smaller things 0

Posted on November 14, 2020 by Harry Kettle

For the final time this year, the upcoming weekend will be full of international football as opposed to domestic as countries across the world attempt to further their chances of qualifying for the next major tournament. We’ve already seen the UEFA Euro 2021 line-up being completed, and bizarrely enough, a lot of the attention is already being to turn towards what will happen at the 2022 FIFA World Cup – or, at the very least, what’s happening with qualifying.

Why Arsenal fans need to calm down about Arteta 0

Posted on November 13, 2020 by Harry Kettle

The international break forces clubs to sit and reflect on their last few results prior to the two-week hiatus, and for Arsenal fans, that period of reflection hasn’t been all too fun for them. On one hand they’re flying high in the Europa League and they finally beat Manchester United at Old Trafford in the league, but on the flip side, they were beaten 3-0 by Aston Villa in a humbling night at the Emirates.

Results like that really do raise some questions, regardless of the fact that Villa put an even bigger beating on Liverpool. The biggest problem that many supporters have is how similar this feels to the sort of regime we saw in the last few years of Arsene Wenger’s premiership.

Gabriel wins Arsenal’s Player of the Month again 0

Posted on November 12, 2020 by Harry Kettle

While international football may have taken over as the priority for the next few weeks, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to talk about in the domestic world. For example, as confirmed by Arsenal.com, the Player of the Month for October has been decided – and the winner is starting to become a familiar face in this category.

Gabriel Magalhaes, the club’s newest star defender, is the POTM for the second straight month. While many Gunners defenders over the years have been the definition of inconsistent throughout their time at the Emirates, the Brazilian has started off like a house on fire, and the benefit of that for Arsenal cannot be understated.

Pepe unhappy with current Arsenal role 0

Posted on November 11, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Nicolas Pepe is apparently very unhappy about his role in the Arsenal team at the moment. Having arrived to the Emirates in 2019 as a £72 million club record signing, he has mostly struggled to nail down a place in the starting XI and he doesn’t seem to be getting any closer. After starting 22 Premier League games in 2019/20, he has so far started only one this term, the 1-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City at the Etihad. He has made six more appearances of the bench in the league.



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