If Celtic fans want to tell me once again that they won’t miss Kieran Tierney, I’ll be here all day. I double-checked the line-ups when I saw the result, justContinue readingTransfer Gossip: Famous Five Head For Exit?
That’s phase one over. English football’s determination to shoot itself in the foot means there are no more signings incoming at Arsenal. The squad is what is until January atContinue readingTierney, Luiz In, Iwobi Out: How Was The Transfer Window For You?
…David Luiz trains away from the rest of the first-team Chelsea squad and wants to move to Arsenal… It’s the kind of dystopian future I dream of. A grey BladerunnerContinue readingOn Luiz and Tierney; Any More for Any More in Transfer Window?
For some, it was one step too far. Having gone on strike to force a move out of the club for free, Laurent Koscielny binned off his Arsenal shirt. TheContinue readingTransfer Talk: Central Defenders, Coutinho, Ozil to Join Kos in Exit?
Laurent Koscielny got his wish. Or part of it, as Bordeaux must pay a fee of around €5m for his signature. That’s if he passes the medical which given hisContinue readingKos Off And More Transfer Rumours As Time Runs Out
Barcelona 2 – 1 Arsenal About a week ago, social media was awash with criticism of those who thought the £72m spent on Nicolas Pepe was better spent on sortingContinue readingOn Barcelona and the Defence – Transfer Clock is Ticking
English football returns this afternoon with Liverpool and Manchester City playing out a turgid goalless draw at Wembley in the Community Shield. If Guardiola’s men win, it’s a quadruple inContinue readingTierney Injury To Derail Deal? More Transfer Dealings & Barca Away
There’s a giddiness in the air, coupled with a conspiratorial nod and wink. The sort of euphoria which overwhelms when a big-money signing lands. A convoluted logic follows; every linkContinue readingOn Giddiness, Coutinho, Rugani and Tierney…
So, finally, after many, many, many, many, many moons, Arsenal confirmed the signing of Nicholas Pepe. Even the catholic church – confirmations experts by any standards – questioned how longContinue readingPepe Signs!! Upamecano or Rugani To Follow??
It was only a matter of time. The discovery of Lord Lucan in a Chigwell cellar means that Arsenal face just one more opponent: can they announce Nicholas Pepe beforeContinue readingOn Pepe, Koscielny and Other Transfer Gossip
One of the many criticisms levelled against Unai Emery last season was that we had no footballing identity. There was no ‘Emeryball’ peg upon which we could hang our hats.Continue readingTransfer Time: Pepe, Tierney, Kos, Mustafi & More Plus Angers Thoughts
I’m sorry Chuck and Flavour, I want to believe the hype. You get sucked into the maelstrom surrounding every new signing, despite knowing that football’s history is littered with playersContinue readingPepe Move Edges Closer As Mustafi & Kos Head For The Hills
Arsenal 1 – 2 Lyon I repeated the mantra so often yesterday that now I believe it: I will not lose my sh*t over a friendly, I will not loseContinue readingLaca’s Knack, The Defence Is Cack = The Arsenal’s Back & Transfer Gossip
It seems just like days of olde. The Emirates Cup arrives with some vague expectation we will land a big-money signing. Wheeling out Nicholas Pepe pre-match or half-time in theContinue readingTwo Years Left: Are We To Be Brave Or Foolhardy Sellers This Window?
You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination where £45m allows youContinue readingPepe Talk, It’ll All End In Tierney & Other Transfer Thoughts
As pre-season goes, yesterday proved eventful. Two new signings (finally) announced while Raul, Vinai, and Edu seemed taken aback by frustrations being aired at a supporter Q&A session. It wasn’tContinue readingOn New Signings, Work to Do
Tonight sees a Q&A session with fans, hosted by Vinai and Raul, with guest appearances by Dani Ceballos and Willy Saliba. It’s not quite the same as being hauled outContinue readingDefence is the Question, Do You Have The Answers, Raul?
Real Madrid 2 – 2 Arsenal (3 – 2 on pens) One defeat changed the narrative. Yesterday’s Scottish press claimed we’d thrown our toys out of our pram over KieranContinue readingReal Madrid Review; Tierney On, Ceballos Off – Transfer Keepie Uppies!
Transfers are rarely straightforward, certainly not where Arsenal are concerned anyway. Rarely do we walk in and slam a suitcase full of used fivers on the table, exclaiming, “Bosh! There’sContinue readingTierney Off, Ceballos & Zaha On: The Transfer Wheels Turn
If you want to, finding fault with Arsenal isn’t difficult. Transfers in, out, Raul shaking it all about; there’s good and bad in everything, with quite a lot falling intoContinue readingOn Dud Centre-Backs, Misfiring Midfielders and Transfer Rumours…
Fiorentina 0 – 3 Arsenal This morning’s headline always contained a musical bent. Had La Viola turned up in their famous purple kits, Jimi Hendrix was unleashed with a PurpleContinue readingArsenal’s Teenage Kicks Deliver A Punch plus Iwobi, Ceballos and Bale – One Door Opens…
Junior got the message. Whether he chooses to listen is another matter but a succession of positive speak out of Highbury House via the USA!USA!USA! suggest he did. Maybe heContinue readingOn Fiorentina, Edu and Unai Plus Transfer Gossip