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Is it all about the Counter-Press? – How do this Arsenal team handle defensive transitions?

  For any team, the transition from offensive to defensive structure following a turnover of possession is key. For possession based teams such as Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal, it is especially important to counterpress well and delay the opposition in the event of a loss of possession for several reasons; most importantly, it eases the fears […]

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How does Arsenal solve its midfield problem? It all depends on Thomas Partey…

It has become abundantly clear over the course of the season that Arsenal is targeting a new midfield player to replace Granit Xhaka as part of their big summer recruitment drive; the profile and identity of this midfielder however, is less clear. Debates have raged over whether Arsenal should be targeting a 6, an 8, […]

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A Star is Born – The Rise of Gabriel Martinelli

27th of November, 2021. Arsenal found themselves facing off against Newcastle at the Emirates, coming off the back of a 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Liverpool. The Gunners had to ensure a win to bounce back from their Anfield thrashing ahead of a crunch away fixture against Manchester United, and while Bukayo Saka had […]

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