Reiss Nelson's Pre-Season Exploits - What Next for the Arsenal Youngster?

Reiss Nelson's Pre-Season Exploits - What Next for the Arsenal Youngster?

The Emirates Cup - despite holding what some would consider a flawed point scoring system - has many benefits as a pre season competition. First is of course the added revenue it brings to all the clubs involved; mainly through the expansion of the associated brands across a greater worldwide audience, at a time where high quality football is in top demand. Then there is the benefit from the fans perspective of being able to watch not one, but two …
Alex Iwobi's Metoric Rise

Alex Iwobi's Metoric Rise

In the last year Alex Iwobi has gone from reserve team star to an established Arsenal first teamer.  Making his Premier League debut on Halloween 2015, the 20 year old's stock has been on the rise ever since. This time last year Iwobi had played just over a minute of Premier League after making his league debut off the bench away to Swansea City.  A year on, he started for Arsenal at the Liberty Stadium and was a contender for man of the …
Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal?

Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal?

Lost in all the talk about a potential Jamie Vardy move have been the rumours of Arsenal making another big move.  There have been reports out of both England and Germany that Arsenal are looking to sing Borussia Dortmund winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan. After two good, but not great seasons, Mkhitaryan broke out under Thomas Tuchel this season.  He was a vital cog in Borussia Dortmund's fantastic machine this season.  But the Armenian has said that he will not sign an extension …
Should Wenger Sell Walcott?

Should Wenger Sell Walcott?

Theo Walcott celebrated ten years at Arsenal earlier this year, with a record of 231 games and 55 goals. That equates to one goal every 4.2 games. Walcott hasn't kicked on in the manner Arsenal fans would have liked. His transfer fee of £5m with £4.1m in performance related add ons (£9.1m total) ten years ago is the equivalent of £25m in today's money (transfer fee inflation adjusted). With the arriving and promising talent of Alex Iwobi and Joel Campbell, …