Arsenal V Manchester City preview

The wait is finally over! Arsenal get the season underway today against the champions, Manchester City, and look in better shape going into a new season than they have for a long, long time.  Unai Emery and his players will want to start strong, as Arsenal’s tough start means they could fall behind very quickly…

Expectations for the season

The Premier League got underway last night, with Manchester United luckily scraping a win against Leicester. The once again highlighted just how dull Mourinho’s men are to watch, and laid bare the plight of Alexis Sanchez. At this stage, it very much looks like Arsenal got the better deal in January, with the Chilean constantly…

Arsenal V Lazio Preview

Unai Emery continued his unbeaten start to life at Arsenal against Chelsea on Wednesday night, following a dramatic last minute equaliser from Lacazette. The game saw Arsenal dominate for the last hour, but in truth Chelsea really should have put the game to bed in the first 25 minutes, following a shaky start from Arsenal….

Arsenal V Chelsea Preview

Pre-season has been going extremely well for Arsenal, with Unai Emery’s men recording victories over Boreham Wood and PSG, along with a draw against a well organised Atletico Madrid side. Along with this results, performances have been of an extremely high standard, with Unai Emery’s ideas becoming more and more apparent with each outing. Against…

Arsenal v Atletico Madrid Preview

The Arsenal boys have spent all week training in the searing Singapore heat, and despite gruelling double sessions, the spirit in the camp appears to be higher than ever. Today sees them play their first game on tour, against Atletico Madrid, and it’s likely we’ll see a whole host of stars in action, in what…

Boreham Wood V Arsenal preview

This year Arsenal had the unusual advantage of having almost a complete squad reporting for the first day of pre-season training, with Mesut Ozil and Granit Xhaka missing. Bernd Leno was given an extra week off to help with his move to London, while Sokratis Papastathopoulos slotted straight into the hard work, as his deal…

Lacazette out; Eddie Nketiah to start

Arsenal’s injury woes continued this week with the announcement that Alexandre Lacazette went under knee surgery on Tuesday and will miss four to six weeks. The injury comes at a terrible time, with Thursday’s game against Ostersunds offering a potential goal fest, which would have went a long way toward rebuilding his fragile confidence. The…

Toby Alderweireld returns in time for North London Derby

Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld returned from his long term lay off last night, helping guide his team to a 2-0 win over the Newport County. His comeback comes at a crucial time for Tottenham, with their current form a far cry from what was expected at the beginning of the season, meaning he will be a…