‘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

New signings are a good start but will they be enough to make Arsenal title contenders again?

Official confirmation of Alexandre Lacazette’s arrival at Arsenal brings our summer signing tally to two, but how far does that move us forward us a squad and do we still need new faces before we can realistically call ourselves title contenders again? Even the most blinkered of Arsenal fans will concede that we were miles … Continue reading New signings are a good start but will they be enough to make Arsenal title contenders again?

Arsenal have a second chance at Alexandre Lacazette – let’s not make the same mistake twice

With Arsenal reported to have lodged a £43million-bid for Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette, you have to wonder why we just didn’t wrap this deal up 12 months ago. Money was not an issue for the club – the cash was available then just as it is now. Nor were we late to the party in lodging … Continue reading Arsenal have a second chance at Alexandre Lacazette – let’s not make the same mistake twice