Would Arsenal be mad to sell Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang or Alexandre Lacazette?

Well, would they? My first reaction would probably be ‘absolutely, yes’, particularly given how dependent the Gunners became on their talismanic top two last season, both for goals and assists. Frankly, in the last five-10 games of our season, Auba and Laca were all that separated us from sliding into the abyss. But, given the … Continue reading Would Arsenal be mad to sell Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang or Alexandre Lacazette?

Perfect pair Aubameyang and Lacazette deliver just in time as Arsenal book a place in Baku

Arsenal fans rejoice – the Gunners are in a major European final for the first time since man discovered fire and in with a genuine chance of a return to the promised land of the Champions League. Despite all the indications pointing toward yet another all-action comeback in a week of all-action comebacks across Europe, … Continue reading Perfect pair Aubameyang and Lacazette deliver just in time as Arsenal book a place in Baku

Timely boost for Arsenal ahead of Europa League clash with Rennes

Arsenal’s attacking options were boosted for Thursday’s all-important Europa League clash with Rennes following news that Alexandre Lacazette had seen his ban reduced. The Frenchman was handed a three-match ban after catching a BATE Borisov player in the face in the dying moment’s of the Gunners first-leg clash in Belarus, a match which ended in … Continue reading Timely boost for Arsenal ahead of Europa League clash with Rennes

Stronger together? Stats offer insight into Arsenal’s most effective strike option

There were more than a few eyebrows raised on Saturday when Unai Emery decided to leave club top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on the bench for the north London derby. Fans and pundits alike questioned the wisdom of leaving such a prolific player on the sidelines in favour of his less prolific strike partner Alexandre Lacazette. … Continue reading Stronger together? Stats offer insight into Arsenal’s most effective strike option

Unai Emery: ‘I don’t want Aubameyang and Lacazette to get frustrated over missed chances’

Unai Emery spoke to the press after Arsenal’s 1-1 draw against Tottenham today. Here’s what he had to say: On the performance overall… “I am proud of the players, of our work. You can win, you can lose, or draw, but above all play like a team, everybody together. I think the adaptation to the … Continue reading Unai Emery: ‘I don’t want Aubameyang and Lacazette to get frustrated over missed chances’

Arsenal 2 Southampton 0: A stroll in the sun for Gunners as they chase top four spot

It was a pretty professional display that saw Arsenal cruise to a comfortable win over Southampton on Sunday. The Gunners have so often made a hash of dealing with the plucky scrappers toward the bottom of the Premier League but they exacted a measure of revenge against the Saints on Sunday by scoring victory. In … Continue reading Arsenal 2 Southampton 0: A stroll in the sun for Gunners as they chase top four spot

Alexandre Lacazette awarded Arsenal goal of the month for January

Arsenal’s goal of the month for January went overwhelmingly to Alexandre Lacazette for his smart finish against Chelsea. The France international netted in the 14th minute of the match to set the Gunners on the way to a comfortable 2-0 at the Emirates on January 19. His strike earned 56 per cent of the vote. … Continue reading Alexandre Lacazette awarded Arsenal goal of the month for January

‘Wenger ball’ makes a fleeting return as Arsenal put four past CSKA Moscow

Arsenal tapped into the much-vaunted ‘Wenger ball’ on Thursday night as they cut swathes through a naïve CSKA Moscow side. The Russian outfit played right into the Gunners’ hands in a gung-ho first half that yielded all five of the game’s goals. Although there were a surprising number of empty seats on show at the … Continue reading ‘Wenger ball’ makes a fleeting return as Arsenal put four past CSKA Moscow

Quality the difference as Arsenal edge past obdurate West Bromwich Albion

It certainly wasn’t Arsenal’s most polished performance of the year but there was enough about the team on Monday night to earn the three points against a typically industrial West Bromwich Albion side. Despite taking a first-half lead through Alexandre Lacazette, the Gunners were fortunate to be ahead at the break given the quality of … Continue reading Quality the difference as Arsenal edge past obdurate West Bromwich Albion

From agony to ecstacy as Arsenal pull victory out of the fire against Leicester

It was messy, it was chaotic, it was shambolic, but, above all, it was absolutely mind-blowingly exhilarating. I can’t stress enough how playing the way we did against the Foxes is almost certainly going to cost us a lot of points this season, but dear lord did it make for sensational watching. Never content with … Continue reading From agony to ecstacy as Arsenal pull victory out of the fire against Leicester