Flashes of vintage Aubameyang are positive sign for Arsenal

Like Samson without his hair, Auba had spent months toiling alone up front or on the left in a team, powerless to affect games and unable to do anything with the scraps he was given.

Southampton v Arsenal: Pressure on Arteta to make cup gamble pay

Having sacrificed the FA Cup to rest weary legs, the pressure is now on Arsenal - and particularly manager Mikel Arteta - to ensure the Gunners come away from the south coast with three points on Tuesday. Most fans are reasonable enough to accept that some level of rotation was necessary against Southampton on Saturday … Continue reading Southampton v Arsenal: Pressure on Arteta to make cup gamble pay

Don’t be cross: Arsenal’s attacking woes go beyond balls into the box

In the wake of Arsenal's 2-0 defeat at the hands of bitter rivals Tottenham, much was made of the Gunners' insistence on putting the ball into the box from wide areas. In all, Mikel Arteta's men put 44 crosses into the box which, according to the statistical wizards at Opta, was the most they had … Continue reading Don’t be cross: Arsenal’s attacking woes go beyond balls into the box