A focus on defence left Arsenal impotent in attack as they flounder at West Ham

The law of unintended consequences says that, for every purposeful action by an individual, there is an outcome that is not intended or foreseen. Against West Ham on Saturday, Unai Emery set his side up in such a way as to bring some much-sought after balance to a team that has been leaking goals and … Continue reading A focus on defence left Arsenal impotent in attack as they flounder at West Ham

Stick or twist? Arsenal must weigh up defensive gamble with top four at stake

It’s a high-stakes game of blackjack, Arsenal have drawn 15 and the dealer has an ace in hand – do we stick or twist? That is the situation in which the club finds itself during this January transfer window, with the prize a spot in the top four and a return to the Champions League … Continue reading Stick or twist? Arsenal must weigh up defensive gamble with top four at stake