The summer Arsenal were dragged kicking and screaming into the modern world

The departures of Mohamed Elneny and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the closing stages of the European transfer window was a satisfying end to a good summer for the Gunners. Although neither player’s exit will have a transformative effect on the team in the short term, it will allow space for growth in what could be an … Continue reading The summer Arsenal were dragged kicking and screaming into the modern world

Newcastle 0 Arsenal 1: A clean sheet and an away win are the stuff of dreams for Gunners

Away games, torrid conditions, clean sheets – these have been the stuff of nightmares for Arsenal sides these last two or three years. A season-opening victory at Newcastle on Sunday saw the Gunners conquer all three of the above in a manner that had much to admire – although some old habits will die hard … Continue reading Newcastle 0 Arsenal 1: A clean sheet and an away win are the stuff of dreams for Gunners

Arsenal 1 Brighton 1: Gunners throw in the towel again as top four fight ends in failure

With the Champions League at their mercy and their rivals queuing up to gift them a top-four place, Arsenal imploded in quite spectacular fashion to scrape a pathetic draw with Brighton on Sunday. It was a suitably lamentable end to a disastrous run of games that, at a pivotal period of the season, saw the … Continue reading Arsenal 1 Brighton 1: Gunners throw in the towel again as top four fight ends in failure

Henrikh Mkhitaryan voted Arsenal’s player of the month for February

Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan was voted February’s player of the month by fans. The wide man returned from an injury lay off at the start of the month and made a telling impact, scoring and assisting in successive games. He set up Alexandre Lacazette before doubling Arsenal’s lead 10 minutes later against Southampton. The 30-year-old … Continue reading Henrikh Mkhitaryan voted Arsenal’s player of the month for February

No amount of Aubamayang can cure what really ails this Arsenal side

I’ll preface this by saying I am enormously pleased that Arsenal managed to sign both Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mhkitaryan in the January transfer window. Mesut Ozil penning a new deal was also a welcome piece of news to add an extra touch of shine to our sparkling transfer crown. But, for all the … Continue reading No amount of Aubamayang can cure what really ails this Arsenal side

Deal for Aubameyang could turn Arsenal’s good week into a great one

As far as weeks in the life of an Arsenal fan go, these last seven days or so have been pretty good. There have been some truly appalling periods for Gooners in recent years and this winter has certainly been no bed of roses, but two wins, a cup final spot, and a top-drawer player … Continue reading Deal for Aubameyang could turn Arsenal’s good week into a great one