How will the manager fill the Alexis-shaped hole in Arsenal’s attack?

Reports emerging from the Chilean national squad suggest that Arsenal talisman Alexis Sanchez has suffered a ‘low grade’ muscular injury and could be forced to sit out his country’s two upcoming World Cup qualifiers. At this stage, there is no telling exactly what ‘low grade’ means in terms of how long the Copa America winner … Continue reading How will the manager fill the Alexis-shaped hole in Arsenal’s attack?

Post-PSG wish list: A few areas Arsene must address ahead of trip to Hull

There was more than a touch of good fortune about it, but a point in Paris really was a prize worth having as Arsenal kicked off their Champions League campaign on Tuesday night. When the relief of having completed his toughest group fixture finally subsides, there will be plenty for Arsene to think about and … Continue reading Post-PSG wish list: A few areas Arsene must address ahead of trip to Hull

Arsenal 2 West Brom 0: The Gunners win through on a night they dared not lose

Alexis Sanchez was a ray of light at an otherwise gloomy Emirates stadium as Arsenal comfortably beat West Bromwich Albion. A first-half double for the Chilean was enough to steal the show and secure the 2-0 win, with a much-needed three points taking the edge off of a truly painful fortnight for the Gunners. But … Continue reading Arsenal 2 West Brom 0: The Gunners win through on a night they dared not lose

Arsenal’s title hopes all-but over as they squander two-goal lead at West Ham

Arsenal squandered a two-goal lead at Upton Park in a game that ended in a pulsating 3-3 draw. Needing a win in order to keep their faint hopes of winning the Premier League title alive, Arsenal made a scintillating start and went to two up thanks to goals from Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. But … Continue reading Arsenal’s title hopes all-but over as they squander two-goal lead at West Ham

Is there more to Arsenal star’s dip in form than just a fear of injury?

Arsenal ace Alexis Sanchez has revealed that his dip in form this season has stemmed from his fear of suffering another injury. The Chilean forward was sidelined for two months after picking up a hamstring strain in a 1-1 draw at Norwich City in November – a game in which he was manhandled, quite literally, … Continue reading Is there more to Arsenal star’s dip in form than just a fear of injury?

I will international break you

We are heading at lightning speed towards the key final stages of the season, the do-or-die climax to what has been a truly turbulent campaign for Arsenal and for the Premier League at large. So, it goes without saying that a good 10 days of woeful international friendlies should be forced into the schedule, much … Continue reading I will international break you

Best away day of the season?

Exactly what was needed The first-half performance was as good as any I have seen from Arsenal this season. It was the game plan, the way Wenger wants them to play, carried off to perfection. They were industrious in midfield, winning key balls with regularity, and were quick in attack, passing and moving with an … Continue reading Best away day of the season?