As the manager and his staff step up their bid to bring players into Arsenal over the busy summer period, there will also necessarily be a thinning of the squad as the Gunners look to free up space and raise funds for new arrivals. But who is likely to depart the Emirates as the manager … Continue reading Who is likely to leave the Emirates as Arsenal prepare for busy summer?
After he put in another good performance in the FA Cup tie at Sutton on Monday night, the clamour for Lucas Perez to be given a run in the team increased further still, and rightly so. In almost every game in which he has featured this season, the Spaniard has shown an excellent work ethic … Continue reading Patient Lucas Perez has shown enough to earn a starting berth for Arsenal’s trip to Anfield
A quite remarkable turn of events on Tuesday night saw Paris Saint-Germain pull off a better impression of Arsenal than the Gunners are capable of themselves. Needing only to steer themselves past Ludogorets to guarantee top spot, PSG contrived to blunder their way to a draw in front of their home fans, thereby ceding first … Continue reading If managers could win man of the match, Arsene Wenger might have sneaked it for Basel win
The demolition of Nottingham Forest in the EFL Cup finally gave Arsenal fans an insight into the thinking behind the signing of Spanish forward Lucas Perez. The 28-year-old scored twice and assisted a third in a memorable performance that at last gave fans a glimpse of what he is all about, and just how he … Continue reading Was Lucas Perez’s virtuoso display a sign of things to come at Arsenal?
Arsenal return to action on Saturday as they welcome Southampton to the Emirates and the only question mark that remains over the squad is whether new signings Lucas Perez and Shkodran Mustafi will start. Typically, Arsene has favoured the gradual integration of his new players, allowing them time to settle in with the team and … Continue reading Will Perez and Mustafi make debuts as Arsenal prepare for Southampton clash?
Arsenal officially confirmed the signing of Spaniard Lucas Perez today and, amid all the usual sedate back-slapping and Twitter welcomes, there were a few nuggets of interest that emerged. A lot of the scepticism that has surrounded the signing of the 27-year-old has centred on the timing and the seemingly haphazard way it was approached. … Continue reading Was Arsenal’s capture of Lucas Perez quite so disorganised as it seemed?