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Nketiah’s name joins those written on the summer transfer wall?

He hasn’t seen 10 minutes in the League in over a month and a half and with Aubameyang’s return, there seems no space in the match day squad. Is the writing on the wall for Eddie?

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Whirlwind weeks for William Saliba

Athletes lives are scrutinized both and off the playing field. Some related, some needing to be separated out when we form our opinions. Let’s chat about Saliba’s last few weeks.

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Arteta must mind the company he keeps in this final stretch

A man is judged by the company he keeps. In football terms that equates to the names associated with his tenure. Arteta must keep that in mind when it comes to Willian.

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Villa 1-0 Arsenal: 3 takeaways from Gunners “team loss”

In the prematch blog, the conversation revolved around Arsenal needing two responses — one to this midweek injustice and one for the pounding they took from Aston Villa in November. The piece also looked at a few areas in which Arsenal struggled in that first match that would need addressing. I focused on the fact […]

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Aston Villa-Arsenal: Two responses needed

Arsenal are looking to respond in two ways against Aston Villa. First, in response to the midweek injustice against Wolves. Secondly, in response to being rolled by Villa 3-0 in the first matchup.

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Aston Villa-Arsenal: Team news, lineups, predictions

Team news, lineups, and predictions for Arsenal’s clash with Aston Villa.

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Arteta must play the hot hands, even in the case of stars

Arteta has begun to create an atmosphere of internal competition but that leads to difficult decisions. He has to stick with the hot hand.

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Arsenal must regroup, recover, and respond

The opportunity to grow has been forced upon Arsenal whether they wanted it or not.

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Wolves 2-1 Arsenal: Arsenal lose. I don’t know mate…

Arsenal lose. What else do you say about a match in which the play is hardly the focus? My thoughts on the red card and a few closing takeaways

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January Transfer Window: Final thoughts and grading

The January window is complete and I have my final say and give the window a grade.