MATCH Review Leeds United 0-0 Arsenal: Pepe Sees Red as Leeds Rue Missed Chances

Nicolas Pepe will be the main talking point this evening as Leeds and Arsenal played out a fairly one-sided draw. Arsenal will walk away feeling happier with the point, although it was a frustrating game for both sides. Arsenal started off in a 4-2-3-1 formation, with midfielders Ceballos and Xhaka sitting in front of the defence. Right from the start, however, Leeds were playing how Leeds play best. High pressing and frantic chasing of the ball, the newly-promoted side did…

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The Wanted Man Adama Traoré – Speed, Skills, and Ending the Myth of his ‘End Product’

Adama Traoré is quietly turning into a complete winger. And this is being noticed by some of the biggest clubs in the country. Rumours of interest from Liverpool and Man City have been hitting the headlines. Will Wolves manage to keep their man? Not Just Speed - Adama Traoré - A Transformation Born in Catalonia, Spain, Traoré joined the coveted youth ranks of Barcelona. Like all young players, Traoré was trialled in the 'B' side. Despite making 63 appearances for…

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William Saliba Arsenal – Analysis of the Young Defender

In William Saliba, Arsenal fans should be getting excited. The 19-year-old has been on the watchlist of the London club since 2018 and, in July 2019, they got their man. The condition of this £27 million bargain, the Frenchman was loaned back to Saint-Étienne for the 2019/20 season. In March, football succumbed to the global problems. And so, despite some leagues continuing to play, the French Ligue 1 was swiftly abandoned. PSG were crowned champions, and surrounding clubs were left…

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Arsenal Struggle to Agree Contract With Sought After Bukayo Saka – As Interest Turns to Reguilon

Arsenal have begun searching for a left-back, as talks with 18-year-old star Bukayo Saka stall. And, according to reports in Spain, the Gunners have enquired about signing Real Madrid's Sergio Reguilon. Saka has had a stellar breakout season. The young Englishman has featured 18 times in the Premier League this season and provided 2 assists. Also featuring 6 times in the Europa League, Saka has contributed to an incredible 7 goals (2 goals, 5 assists). Despite being known as an…

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Arsenal table bid for Thomas Partey as Atlético Try to Hold On to the Midfielder

Arsenal have reportedly made an offer worth £43.3 million for Atlético Madrid's defensive midfielder Thomas Partey. Arteta's men have shown a strong desire to improve defensively. Under the Spaniards leadership, the Gunners have conceded 9 goals in 10 games. This is already a great improvement compared to 70 goals in 51 games under Emery. Lucas Torreira was previously brought in for this position, but a number of injuries have stuttered his Arsenal career. It is rumoured that AC Milan are…

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Premier League Teams Battle for Upamecano Signature as Manchester Clubs Challenge Arsenal
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Premier League Teams Battle for Upamecano Signature as Manchester Clubs Challenge Arsenal

Manchester United and Manchester City have both emerged as interested clubs in signing French centre-back Dayot Upamecano, following interest from Arsenal. Upemecano, who currently plays for RB Leipzig, is one of the hottest prospects in world football. Starting his career in native France, he joined RB Salzberg in 2015. Soon after he switched to RB Leipzig for a reported  €10 million fee. The defender gained attention a few seasons ago, following the emergence of the German club. The side are…

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Chelsea and Arsenal Battle for West Ham’s £70 million man Declan Rice

West Ham have had a number of big talents over the years, and the latest star is midfielder Declan Rice. The youngster is in demand, and the East London side will have a battle to keep him for the next season - whenever that is. Ties with the Blues Having grown up at the Chelsea academy, the English midfielder was released at the age of 14. Rice has since proved his worth, but will he want to rejoin the club…

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In Arteta We Trust – Part Two: Arsenal Tactical Analysis

If you haven’t already, we recommend you read part one of this segment: In Arteta We Trust - Part One: The Making of a Modern Day Head Coach. In the previous article we looked into the early days of Mikel Arteta’s career right up to his big breakthrough at Everton and FA Cup successes with Arsenal. We also touched on how his knowledge and experiences led him to become Pep Guardiola’s No. 2 at Manchester City. All of this helped…

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In Arteta We Trust – Part One: The Making of a Modern Day Head Coach

On 31st August 2011, Arsenal completed a surprising FOUR deadline day signings. It was a busy day for the North London club, with many pundits and fans claiming that these were ‘panic buys’ as Arsene Wenger frantically looked for reinforcements. It was a summer of change at The Emirates stadium. There were notable departures including club icon Cesc Fàbregas, who returned home to Barcelona, and both Gael Clichy and Samir Nasri moving up north to Manchester City. Cesc Fabregas carried…

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