5 players Arsenal should call time on

5 players Arsenal should call time on

Arsenal have a host of players with creativity, raw talent and flair. Wenger has built squads, re-built and added to his collection and now has a vast selection of players to choose from. However, amidst a squad which possesses clear talent, there's a number of players that Arsenal have put their faith in for far too long and now it's time to give-up. Abou Diaby is one player that Arsenal kept on the books for an unhealthy amount of time …
5 Things Arsenal fans can take away from the Community Shield

5 Things Arsenal fans can take away from the Community Shield

Forgive me for one moment, as I finally get a chance to write the following words. Arsenal Football Club have beaten a Jose Mourinho-led Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley, to win the Community Shield. It was an interesting games for many points, Arsenal took their continued sharpness into this game that actually faded towards the end of the game against Chelsea's onslaught for the last twenty minutes. Arsenal's build up play was enjoyable to watch - which isn't a term often …
Arturo Vidal: The Final Piece In Wenger’s jigsaw?

Arturo Vidal: The Final Piece In Wenger’s jigsaw?

Ten years of transfer activity failed to pay dividends for Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, in the search to replace talismanic midfield enforcer Patrick Vieira. Club legend Vieira helped his side to an array of title and cup wins, and the player was a driving force behind the famous ‘Invincibles’ of the 2003-04 campaign. Wenger has attempted to fill the void with a number of recruits, all to no avail, but recent reports suggest that the Arsenal boss may finally have …
The Emergence of Francis Coquelin

The Emergence of Francis Coquelin

Arsenal football club are known for their free flowing football.  It is a trademark of Arsenal under Arsene Wenger and a lot of this comes from their abundance of diminutive creative midfielders, like Santi Cazorla, Alexis Sanchez, and Mesut Ozil.  The gunners have had trouble getting the balance in midfield right over the last few years.  Arsene Wenger has tried the likes of Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini in the defensive midfield position over the last couple of years, but …
Arsenal vs Hull City | FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

Arsenal vs Hull City | FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

On January fourth, the runners up of last year, Hull City, travel to the Emirates Stadium to take on the FA Cup holders, Arsenal.  In a rematch of last year's FA Cup final the two teams will meet once again in the third round of the FA Cup.  Both of these teams have had disappointing league seasons so far with Arsenal sitting in sixth and Hull only two points off the relegation zone.  With both teams not having the kind …
Mathieu Flamini's Season So Far | Stats

Mathieu Flamini's Season So Far | Stats

The French midfielder returned to Arsenal, for his second stint as a Gunner, on a free transfer from AC Milan in the summer of 2013, and although record signing and fan favourite Mesut Ozil has stolen all the headlines this season, Flamini's performances have been on par and equally impressive. Mathieu Flamini first signed for Arsenal in 2004 from Ligue 1 side Marseille, Flamini then went on to play over 100 games for the Gunners and scored on 7 occasions. …