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 …
Arsenal vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Arsenal vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Arsenal welcome West Ham United to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, with both teams desperate to get their first Premier League win of the season in the books. The hosts have had a difficult start under Unai Emery as they have had to face both Manchester City and Chelsea. Although there were positive signs, the Gunners don't have a single point to their name. It has been a similar story for the visitors, who are another team in a period …
Matteo Guendouzi - A diamond in the rough?

Matteo Guendouzi - A diamond in the rough?

Arsenal have had a difficult start to the new season under Unai Emery as they have been beaten by Manchester City and Chelsea in their first two Premier League matches. It was always going to be a tough start to life at the Emirates Stadium for the new manager, as he attempts to establish his style of play. One bright spark has been the emergence of Matteo Guendouzi in the middle of the park. The French teenager is very much …
Chelsea Vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

The biggest match of game week 2 in the Premier League is the clash between the two London giants – Chelsea and Arsenal. As the Blues prepare to host the Gunners on Saturday evening, there are far more similarities between the two clubs at present, than the fans of either team would like to admit. Both of them had a disappointing 2017-18, ending the season out of their usual top-four echelon. Both the clubs have appointed new managers in the …
Arsenal must keep Aaron Ramsey after Chelsea rumours emerge

Arsenal must keep Aaron Ramsey after Chelsea rumours emerge

The Telegraph report that Chelsea are preparing a £30 million bid for Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey who is entering the final year of his contract. Last season, the Gunners were forced to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sanchez to rival Premier League clubs due to their contract situations. They are now facing a similar situation with their 27-year-old midfielder with Maurizio Sarri keen to bring him to Stamford Bridge. This would be a disaster for Arsenal and underline the poor …
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