24 06, 2017

Don’t always believe ‘Sky sources’ – even with Lacazette

By | 2017-06-24T09:08:56+00:00 June 24th, 2017|Arsenal, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, gooners, Gunners, History, pre season|6 Comments

Another off season Saturday rolls into town and another rumour takes centre stage with Arsenal and after a week in which people have started to get excited about Mbappe, somebody has decided that this weekend is Lacazette speculation weekend, with multiple sources including the famous 'Sky sources' having their say that a €50million (£44million) deal [...]

23 06, 2017

Mbappe deal makes me think of Bergkamp and Sol

By | 2017-06-23T08:16:22+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, gooners, Gunners, History, pre season|4 Comments

Another day and another Kylian Mbappe story, as each journalist desperately tries to re-hash the same transfer, but with a new spin on it. We've had the initial interest, the 'Wenger in France', the Real Madrid intrigue, the 'family member talks' and now we're at what is usually the final stages, which is the 'increasingly [...]

22 06, 2017

Kylian treats us like the ugly cousin

By | 2017-06-22T07:38:06+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, contracts, gooners, Gunners, History, pre season, premier league|2 Comments

Hey folks, how's it going? Y'all in a good mood? Y'all super psyched at the launch of the new home kit? Well I guess there's nothing else really happening, so I suppose it's all we could ponder over yesterday, wasn't it? Personally it's not really something I'll bother with because football kits are far too [...]

21 06, 2017

It’s hot and quiet but at least Giroud stays

By | 2017-06-21T07:35:29+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, gooners, Gunners, History, pre season, premier league|0 Comments

It's a hot one today. Some say the hottest in the south east since 1976 which, if you weren't alive to experience it, is all older people like your parents talk about whenever you talk about whether or not we'll have a decent summer in this country. Ahh well, you see whatever they say about [...]

20 06, 2017

Ox news worries as the clock ticks

By | 2017-06-20T08:01:23+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Attack, contracts, finances, gooners, Gunners, History, pre season, premier league|0 Comments

Can I tell you what I don't like? I don't like it when players who seemed to have turned a corner at the club are suddenly linked strongly with moves away. I am, of course, talking about Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain who has now been linked with three of the top four Premier League clubs this season. [...]

19 06, 2017

Chambers is a gem we should keep

By | 2017-06-19T07:59:09+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, contracts, Defence, gooners, Gunners, injuries, pre season|0 Comments

Don't want to be accused of being classically British and Goldilocks with the UK weather, but blow me, it ain't half hot today folks. My penchant for wearing three piece suits to work is not helping the matter either it has to be said. And yet I will still have a day of air conditioned [...]

16 06, 2017

Where’s Arsenal’s catalyst?

By | 2017-06-16T07:59:10+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, contracts, gooners, Gunners, History, pre season, Transfers|0 Comments

It's Friday, it's approaching the weekend, and it's awfully quiet out there in Arsenal land.  Too quiet. The kind of quiet that starts it all off. The worry. The fear. "What happens if we go the whole summer having only picked up a left back on a free transfer?" Kind of quiet. True, it's still [...]

8 08, 2016

Gabriel’s woes leave us short, but I took positives from yesterday too

By | 2016-08-08T08:03:14+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Defence, friendly, injuries, Match Review, pre season|0 Comments

Everything seemed to be going so well yesterday, didn't it? Right up until that moment when Gabriel flim-flammed his leg by twisting his ankle and having to be carried off on a stretcher. It's all so very...well...Arsenal, isn't it? Had Monreal got injured, we'd have all have been gutted, but Gibbs could have stepped in. [...]

6 08, 2016

Victory and good performances overshadowed by Arsène’s comments

By | 2017-05-19T20:08:12+00:00 August 6th, 2016|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Match Review, pre season|0 Comments

I find it a little sad that despite an absolutely thumping victory - albeit against a poor Norweigen side in Viking FK - most of the talk after the game and today amongst Arsenal fans, is the post match comments about signings that he made. Certainly if you read just the written word about what [...]

5 08, 2016

Missing something with Mustafi; Szczesny to do a Courtois?

By | 2016-08-05T07:46:57+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Defence, gooners, Gunners, injuries, pre season, premier league|0 Comments

Like you, I am hoping that Arsenal can feel in Shokran Mustafi from Valencia, but unlike many I feel like I'm one of the few people that has realised that if it actually happens we've still got a selection dilemma come the first game of the season. Mustafi played in the same squad as Özil. [...]