Geez, Luiz

David Luiz, eh? I bet you didn’t see that coming. The circumstances in which he arrives at Arsenal are uncannily similar to the ones that saw him return to Chelsea in 2016. Having unsuccessfully cased Kalidou Koulibaly all summer, the Blues desperately needed a centre-half going into the last 48 hours of the window and […]

It’s Going To Be A Big 2019-20 For…

Following on from last week’s column, ‘It’s Going To Be A Big 2019-20 for…Youth Edition’, this week, I will assess three of the more senior players for whom this season represents a decisive one. BERND LENO In pure personnel terms, it’s difficult to argue that Arsenal’s defence has improved ahead of this season. Laurent Koscielny […]

Two defenders set to leave – but who is going to come in?

Tuesday. Transfer deadline, t-minus 58 hours and counting. Remember that movie with Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte ’48 hours’? Well, Arsenal have just over that to sort out their defence ahead of the new season. The movie didn’t last 48 hours by the way, that was just the title. Expect more time-related nonsense in tomorrow’s […]

Arsecast Extra Episode 300 – 05.04.2019

Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. Our pre-season fixtures are finished, next up it’s the opening game of the new campaign against Newcastle. James and I reflect on the Barcelona game and pre-season as a whole, as well as gauging our readiness as the Premier League looms. […]