Arsenal Need to Prioritise Short-Term Success with Alves Signing

Arsenal Need to Prioritise Short-Term Success with Alves Signing

Arsenal are a club that need to conduct serious transfer business if they are to return to the Champions League this season. There are budgetary concerns for Unai Emery, which could see him look to bring in a bargain or two before the transfer window closes. The Sun reports that the Gunners are one of the Premier League clubs eyeing a move for free agent Dani Alves. Tottenham and Manchester City have both been linked with the legendary Brazilian following …
Arsenal Shouldn’t Waste Time Pursuing Wilfried Zaha

Arsenal Shouldn’t Waste Time Pursuing Wilfried Zaha

Wilfried Zaha has emerged as a shock target for Arsenal over recent days, with the exciting attacker open to a move away from Crystal Palace. Unai Emery is understood to be a huge fan, but the Mail report that his price tag could be as high as £100 million. That underlined his value to the selling club. The main issue for Crystal Palace would be the reaction of the supporters. The club have already sold Aaron Wan-Bissaka to Manchester United …
Kieran Tierney could solve Arsenal's left back problems

Kieran Tierney could solve Arsenal's left back problems

Arsenal have been linked heavily to Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney as they look to build a squad capable of challenging for a return to the Champions League. Unai Emery showed signs of being able to compete last season, but he requires reinforcements if he is to challenge at the very top of the division. The Telegraph report that the Gunners may be forced to spend more than half of their transfer budget to land the Scottish international. Although that will …
Unai Emery's First Season Ends in Disaster

Unai Emery's First Season Ends in Disaster

Arsenal had a chance to win their first European Trophy (outside of the now-defunct Fairs Cup and Cup Winners Cup) on Wednesday. Instead, they fell apart losing 4-1 to London rivals Chelsea and cemented Unai Emery's first season in charge as an unmitigated disaster. Emery was appointed Arsenal manager a little over a year ago. He was given a mandate for this season when he was hired; get Arsenal back into the Champions League. Their defeat in Baku ended any …
Evaluating Unai Emery's Start at Arsenal

Evaluating Unai Emery's Start at Arsenal

When Arsene Wenger stepped down at the end of last season he was leaving a gigantic hole for his successor to fill. Arsenal chose Unai Emery to fill that hole. His first six months have had some highlights, such as the 22 game unbeaten run, and some low-lights, such as the 5-1 beat down at the hands of Liverpool. More than halfway through the season the honeymoon period is over, so it is time to start evaluating the work Emery has …
Unai Emery Has Come at the King: He Best Not Miss

Unai Emery Has Come at the King: He Best Not Miss

Unai Emery left Mesut Ozil out of Arsenal's League Cup squad against Tottenham on Wednesday. Leaving a star player out of a League Cup squad may not sound like a big deal, but when Emery was asked why he left the German out he stated it was a "tactical decision." He further elaborated saying, "I thought the players that were with us today the best choices for this match." Considering Emery played a full strength team, this seems to be …
Arsenal v Everton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Arsenal v Everton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

After three wins against some of the worst teams in the Premier League, Arsenal face a step up in competition against Everton. The Toffees have struggled, but they have the talent to push the Gunners. Unai Emery's men are in a key part of there schedule where they can't really afford to drop any points, so they'll be looking to take three more against Everton. Everton find themselves mid-table but will be discouraged by Everton's loss to a previously winless …
Newcastle Vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle Vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle have had an extremely difficult start to the season. They've already had to play Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham and lost to all three of them. Those three matches along with their draw against Cardiff City has left them with one point from their first four matches. Now they face Arsenal. The Gunners were very poor away from home last season and, while they may have won, were not convincing in their performance away to Cardiff City. Arsenal are …
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