Everton vs Arsenal: Gunners can strike huge blow in top four bid but must not throw caution to the wind

If ever a side embodied the phrase ‘hit-and-miss’ it’s Everton. The Toffees are as capable of beating Chelsea and holding Liverpool to a draw as they are of losing to Watford and Newcastle, oft times within the same three of four-week period. And it’s that quality chief among all others that Arsenal must be wary … Continue reading Everton vs Arsenal: Gunners can strike huge blow in top four bid but must not throw caution to the wind

Huddersfield vs Arsenal: Why it’s got to be three for Emery’s men

It’s a trip to Premier League strugglers Huddersfield today (Saturday) and a huge opportunity for Arsenal to pick up some much-needed points. It’s been an up and down few weeks for the Gunners so, with a run of what might be called favourable fixtures ahead, it is an opportune time to build some momentum ahead … Continue reading Huddersfield vs Arsenal: Why it’s got to be three for Emery’s men

Decision to ignore defence is costing Arsenal dearly as top four hopes fade

If Arsenal are to stand any chance of making the top four this season they must stop conceding so many goals. It’s painfully obvious and painfully simple but it’s a situation that is showing no signs of being addressed. There is scarcely a team out there who we don’t allow a sight of our goal, … Continue reading Decision to ignore defence is costing Arsenal dearly as top four hopes fade

Bernd Leno bemoans ‘easy goals’ as Arsenal succumb to Manchester City

Bernd Leno said “two easy goals” conceded in the first half were Arsenal’s undoing at Manchester City today (Sunday). Speaking in the aftermath of City’s 3-1 win at the Etihad Stadium, the German pointed to the team’s positive reaction after going behind less than a minute into the match but said conceding at key teams … Continue reading Bernd Leno bemoans ‘easy goals’ as Arsenal succumb to Manchester City

Is pursuit of Perisic and Suarez a gamble given defensive crisis at Arsenal?

Ivan Perisic, Malcolm, Denis Suarez, Christopher Nkunku: Is Unai Emery gambling on attack to fire Arsenal into a top four position? Injuries to Rob Holding, Hector Bellerin, Sokratis, and Laurent Koscielny have left the Gunners worryingly thin on the ground at the back and yet reports linking the club with defenders have been conspicuous by … Continue reading Is pursuit of Perisic and Suarez a gamble given defensive crisis at Arsenal?