Victory in Napoli shows Arsenal are a leopard capable of changing its spots

A measured Arsenal display in last night’s quarter-final second leg in Italy was as professional a performance as I have seen from the Gunners in a long time. Unai Emery billed it as ‘50-50’ in the build-up to the match and a great deal was made of San Paolo Stadium and its intense, intimidating atmosphere … Continue reading Victory in Napoli shows Arsenal are a leopard capable of changing its spots

Can Arsenal just attack their way to victory in crucial league and cup run in?

Arsenal stand to squander all the hard work that has earned them success this year unless they find a way to turn around their miserable away form. The stark reality is, if Unai Emery can’t happen upon a quick fix in the next fortnight, we could find ourselves out of the Europa League and out … Continue reading Can Arsenal just attack their way to victory in crucial league and cup run in?

Arsenal 2 Napoli 0: The hard work starts now as Gunners put one foot in the semi-final

Arsenal put one foot in the semi-final of the Europa League with an assured performance against Napoli on Thursday night, but the hardest part of the tie still awaits them. An early strike for Aaron Ramsey and a Koulibaly own goal were the difference between the sides as Arsenal flew out of the blocks to … Continue reading Arsenal 2 Napoli 0: The hard work starts now as Gunners put one foot in the semi-final

Europa League: Arsenal clash with Napoli is what European competition is all about

If we were looking for the hardest Europa League draw possible, Napoli was arguably it. If you take Chelsea out of the equation, the Italian side are the biggest impediment to Arsenal claiming the top prize this season and, in truth, it was probably the draw Gunners fans were all secretly hoping to avoid. But, … Continue reading Europa League: Arsenal clash with Napoli is what European competition is all about