We have sacrificed our soul in the pursuit of extra millions and a place in which to place our snout in the trough.
The reality is that we only managed a point. It wasn't the best performance you'll ever see from an Arsenal side but it wasn't especially bad. It was very much a performance that reflects not only our season but also our current situation with injuries and the European focus.
Have we taken a step forward or a step back?
How many times in recent memory have Arsenal had a match wrapped-up inside half-an-hour?
having toiled long and hard to earn even that meagre breakthrough, we threw it away in a manner it seems only this side is capable of.
Arsenal have gaps all over the pitch that will need to be filled this summer. In better times for the club, that might mean an ambitious round of spending in the transfer market but, given the current state of play, the chances of that happening are vanishingly small - even if we somehow make it … Continue reading A sticking plaster to fix a leak: Should we extend David Luiz for one more year?
Is that doable? Given that we play five of the current bottom six before the end of the campaign, as well as Crystal Palace, who currently sit in the bottom half, it is absolutely possible.
The draw has been made for the quarter-final of the Europa League
No two-legged tie is ever truly over until it's over - history has taught us that lesson repeatedly. But the sort of advantage Arsenal have over Olympiakos means it would take something remarkable - miraculous, even - for the Greek side to progress. That's not to say it can't happen, just that it is extremely … Continue reading Arsenal v Olympiacos: A chance to rest some weary legs at last?
For the first time in a long time, there really isn't much riding on today's north London derby. Although the inconsistency of the teams around and above us means nothing is ever impossible, the reality is that Arsenal have been every bit as inconsistent as their rivals over the last month, if not longer. It's … Continue reading North London derby will be decided by the finest margins…let’s just hope it has nothing to do with VAR