Analysing Joe Willock's loan spell with Newcastle United

Analysing Joe Willock's loan spell with Newcastle United

Joe Willock has been one of the success stories of the second half of the season. Arsenal opted to loan him and Ainsley Maitland-Niles out to teams in the relegation battle. It has been the one sent to Newcastle United that has led his team to safety and he has been the standout player for them during their recent upturn in form. There will be a lot of speculation about his future and this will only increase in the coming …
Newcastle United vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle United vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Sunday sees two under fire managers meet at St James’ Park. Both Steve Bruce and Jose Mourinho will be fearing for their jobs following recent disappointments. Newcastle United are just two points above the bottom three following a run of two wins in 18 Premier League matches. Meanwhile, Tottenham have fallen out of Europe and now need a top four finish to really call this season a success. Newcastle fans are starting to expect relegation following a dire run of …
Arsenal's Lack of Link Play Limits Them Against United

Arsenal's Lack of Link Play Limits Them Against United

Arsenal's draw at Old Trafford continued a run of satisfactory results but underwhelming performances. Their plan appeared to be to sit back and hit Manchester United on the counterattack. While the satisfactory result suggests the plan worked, they struggled to counter effectively. This exposed an issue that has manifested itself in a few different ways this season; Arsenal don't have a good link between their midfield and attack. [caption id="attachment_84034" align="alignleft" width="196"] Arsenal's average position map against Liverpool courtesy of …