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Calum Chambers will benefit from loan spell 0

Posted on August 31, 2016 by David Nugent

On Tuesday Arsenal’s young defender Calum Chambers joined Middlesbrough on a season-long loan deal. A loan move for the youngster was mooted when it became apparent that the Gunners were on the verge of signing Germany centre-back Shkodran Mustafi.

Mustafi has now completed his big money move to north London from Valencia and that freed Chambers up to make a temporary move.

Youngster needs to play games

When Calum Chambers first arrived at Arsenal from Southampton for a fee in the region of £16million two years ago he was regarded as one for the future. However, he impressed in his first couple of months at the club, which in a way worked against him and raised expectations.

FA Cup a big trophy for the Gunners 0

Posted on February 13, 2015 by David Nugent

Arsenal ended their nine year trophy draught last May when Arsene Wenger’s side fought back from two goals down to earn an extra-time 3-2 victory over Hull City.

That victory over the Tigers was met by a big sigh of relief from the Gunners faithful, who had been starved of cup success in recent years.


The wait for a trophy seemed to have a psychological effect on everybody connected with the Gunners. It seemed like Gunners boss Wenger was never going to deliver a trophy. Last season’s FA Cup triumph broke that barrier and now Arsenal fans expect success again this season.

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