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 …
Centre-Backs Analysis | Skrtel Vs Mertesacker Vs Terry Vs Kompany

Centre-Backs Analysis | Skrtel Vs Mertesacker Vs Terry Vs Kompany

Centre-Backs. The brick walls of defence. For aspirations of winning the Premier League, it is imperative to have a strong back line. With Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Man City set to fight it out in the next few months for the title, this following piece will look at the main centre-back for each team and how they have fared so far this season. Looking at stats such a tackling, duels, errors, clearances etc as well as my own opinion on …
Head to Head: Coutinho vs Cazorla

Head to Head: Coutinho vs Cazorla

Aaron Ramsey | Player Performance Analysis Vs Cardiff City

Aaron Ramsey | Player Performance Analysis Vs Cardiff City

Aaron Ramsey returned home to the club that gave him the chance to be the next world class midfielder and put in a performance worthy of awe all around. Ramsey scored two goals against his old club, a perfect return where both player and fans had huge respect for each other, so much so that when Ramsey didn't celebrate scoring his goals, the Cardiff fans gave him a round of applause and chanted his name. In a time when footballers …
Mikel Arteta - Arsenal's Unsung Hero | Stats Analysis

Mikel Arteta - Arsenal's Unsung Hero | Stats Analysis

If you ask someone about the reasons behind Arsenal's strong start to this season, they'll probably tell you about Aaron Ramsey being on course for the POTY award, Mesut Özil having the most assists in the league or Olivier Giroud being a completely different footballer compared to last campaign. There'd also be some praise to the defensive formation, which seems to finally be much less sloppy than it used to be in the previous years. Of course, all of those praises …
Mesut Özil | Player Performance Analysis

Mesut Özil | Player Performance Analysis

Many people question whether foreign imports can adapt to the English Premier League however Mesut Özil is proving to us that he can fit straight in. With Özil being Arsenal's only big name summer signing a lot of fans were calling for the head of Arsene Wenger. Wenger has shut most of the Arsenal fans up with the performances of his team this year especially Özil. Özil is one of the best players to keep the ball in the Premier League …
Walcott Return Set Back Two Weeks - But Do Arsenal Actually Miss Him?

Walcott Return Set Back Two Weeks - But Do Arsenal Actually Miss Him?

Arsene Wenger confirmed on Monday that Walcott has suffered a setback in his return from injury and will be out for yet another two weeks. This kind of luck, or lack of it, is becoming quite typical for the gunners whenever a player seems like he may be on the brink of return. However, in the current set of circumstances it’s not quite as disastrous as it may usually have been. Even with Podolski, Chamberlain and Diaby all serving long …
Arsenal Performance Analysis Vs Stoke | Ramsey, Özil, Wilshere, Gnabry & Flamini

Arsenal Performance Analysis Vs Stoke | Ramsey, Özil, Wilshere, Gnabry & Flamini

Arsenal powered their way to the top of the table with goals from Ramsey, Mertesacker and Bacary Sagna. New boy Mesut Özil made an impressive home debut and set-up all of Arsenal's 3 goals. It took the Gunners only 4 minutes to break Stoke City's resilience as Ramsey found the back of the net. However, Arsenal could not manage to control the game thereon. Stoke City equalised and threatened to take the lead on many occasions. This was until Mertesacker …