The back page barometer tells us Arsenal are in relatively good shape these days. For the latest scoop, you must scroll a fair way down, negotiating the heap of rustingContinue readingXhaka’s Challenge, United & The Mustafi Principle
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?
Earlier this week, Unai promised signings and like Routemasters, three come along at once. Willy Saliba chose to passover Tottenham’s offer, leaving him at Saint-Etienne on a season’s loan. LesContinue readingSaliba Incoming, Sven’s Rules & We Fought The Lawyers But Who Won?
Our summer dreams are in tatters, or so it said here until the headline was updated at 9.12am. I’d tell you our dreams are in ‘taters. Ploughing fields in ShenleyContinue readingFriends, Enemies and Xhaka: Money is the Root of all Evil
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Whether a player from another era would thrive in the modern game used to be our idea of fantasy football. Then the Telegraph brought actual fantasy football to the massesContinue readingOn Limpar & Legends, Xhaka and Captains
It’s been a productive few weeks for the club since the end of the season. New head coach, new right-back, and we all assume, Sokratis and Leno. With positive noisesContinue readingOn Transfer Rumours, New Contracts and World Cups
Let’s have a day off from Him today. I’m tired of it. I could talk about Alex Iwobi’s misguided comments about impatience but I’m sure someone, somewhere will tell meContinue readingPlayers Better At Defending Boss Than On Pitch plus Granit
It’s a sign of the times, I suspect. Granit Xhaka has already been found guilty in the court of public opinion despite some of the ‘facts’ not making sense inContinue readingGranit Xhaka: It never rains but it pours
Granit Xhaka’s arrival at Arsenal has been welcomed by other squad members with Per Mertesacker and Francis Coquelin both positive about the contribution the Swiss midfielder can make this comingContinue readingFrancis Not Coqy About His Place In Arsenal XI