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Arsenal - A club that lack 'cojones'

Arsenal - A club that lack 'cojones'

Arsenal suffered a disappointing defeat to Watford this past weekend and the reasons for their struggles were once again discussed by the national media. After the match, Watford captain Troy Deeney provided a player's point of view on the Gunners and it would have made for difficult listening for supporters. He told BT Sport that Arsene Wenger's side lack 'cojones':
"Whenever I play Arsenal, I'll go up and think, 'Let me whack the first one and see who wants …
Is Moussa Sissoko beginning to turn his Tottenham career around?

Is Moussa Sissoko beginning to turn his Tottenham career around?

Moussa Sissoko is slowly starting to turn around his career at Tottenham with some encouraging displays at the beginning of this campaign. The Frenchman is never going to fully live up to his £30 million price tag as he is simply not at that level, but he is showing that he has a part to play for Mauricio Pochettino's side. Last season, his attitude was questioned by the Argentine coach as he made only eight Premier League starts. There was …
Tottenham vs Bournemouth Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham vs Bournemouth Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The Premier League returns this weekend and one of the fixtures sees Tottenham host Bournemouth. Spurs have yet to win at their adopted home in the Premier League and that is a concerning statistic heading into this match. If they are to seriously challenge for the title, they need to sort out their home form sooner rather than later. During the four meetings between these two clubs since the Cherries were promoted to the top flight, Mauricio Pochettino's side have …
How will Liverpool replace the injured Sadio Mane?

How will Liverpool replace the injured Sadio Mane?

Liverpool have been dealt a major blow during the international break as Sadio Mane has picked up a hamstring injury while away with Senegal. BBC Sport report that the forward could be set to miss up to six weeks action, which comes at the worst possible time for the Reds. They are in the midst of a disappointing run of results, having won only once in their last six fixtures across all competitions. It isn't only their poor form that is …
A Statistical Breakdown of Mikel Merino's Influence at Newcastle United

A Statistical Breakdown of Mikel Merino's Influence at Newcastle United

Newcastle United were criticised by a large section of the media for their perceived lack of business during the summer transfer window. Rafa Benitez was open with his feelings about the team's recruitment, but they did manage to improve the squad of the squad after promotion. The Magpies' boss has always had a good eye for a player and he has proved that he can compete on a budget before. Mikel Merino was a low-key addition, arriving from Borussia Dortmund …

Why Mesut Ozil would be a good signing for Manchester United

Arsenal were left in a vulnerable position during the summer as the club had allowed a number of key players to enter the final year of their contract. Alexis Sanchez has been the focus of a lot of the headlines, but Mesut Ozil is another who has less than 12-months to run on his current deal. There wasn't much speculation about him during the recent transfer window and there was a belief that he would sign a new deal. However, …
Analysing Nacho Monreal's Success In Arsenal's Back Three

Analysing Nacho Monreal's Success In Arsenal's Back Three

Nacho Monreal has started the season in superb form and proved that he still has a big role to play at Arsenal. During the summer, the club failed to invest significantly in the squad, but one of their arrivals was left-back Sead Kolasinac. This created doubts about the future of the 31-year-old, as he was now regarded as the back-up left-back at the club. Marca reported during the summer that Athletic Bilbao were interested in the Spaniard, but he ended …
Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United have a great opportunity to strengthen their position in the top four as they host bottom-placed Crystal Palace. They have been excellent at the beginning of the new season and will see this as a game that they must win if they are to challenge for the title. The Red Devils haven't lost a league match to the visitors since 1991 and the Eagles have won only one of their last 13 meetings of the two clubs. Last …
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