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These Arsenal strikers set to leave the club for free.

It is looking increasingly likely that Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah could leave Arsenal for absolutely nothing after both have run their contracts down, expiring this summer. Familiar story for Arsenal fans. Players leaving Arsenal for free unfortunately is nothing new to the Gunners with previous heartache seeing the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Aaron Ramsey […]

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Arteta needs to change Pepe’s role to see best of him – Learn from Pires and Ljungberg

    Our record signing, Nicolas Pepe, had an OK season in 19/20. He contributed well in the FA Cup Final and scored some important goals at times. The free-kicks vs. Vitoria Guimaraes, at home vs. Man United, and Brighton away (even though we lost) show our quality. But he was inconsistent and perhaps given […]

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Arteta’s wingmen: Twitter poll gives insight into Gooner expectations

Out of interest: Would you rather sign a winger who got 15 goals and 5 assists last season or 5 goals and 15 assists? This isn’t a question about Arsenal. Imagine you’re put in charge of a team you’ve never seen play & you have to pick one to sign. — Dan Critchlow (@afcDW) May […]

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Auba misses

Auba going – If so let’s get over it and move on

The title may be brusque. But the issue for me is that angst over this is misdirected. It’s not Auba at fault, but our unambitiously failing culture.   There are many ways to analyse this situation, in my view:   – We need to sell to buy   Our revenues have dipped due to a […]

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Five Reasons to let Aubameyang run down his contract

Five Reasons to let Aubameyang run down his contract The last few days we’ve seen intense speculation around the future of Arsenal’s Golden Boot talisman Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang. There are rumours that the club won’t give him the pay rise he’s asking for to extend his stay in North London, so the big-name suitors are circling like sharks. […]

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Oil and water?

The very best of the Arsenal at the Emirates Era (Part 3)

Welcome to the third and final part of the Emirates Era questions with answers from the GT writers team. Check out Part 1 and Part 2. 5) Who are your top three players from this era? MarbleHallsTV: Alexis, Cazorla, Aubameyang. Alex Burns: Sanchez, Fabregas, Özil. Matt Lorrimer-Roberts: Alexis, Fabregas, Toure. Mike McDonald: Cazorla, Fabregas, Diaby. […]

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Arsenal beats the best to Pepe’s signature, finally replacing Alexis

Arsenal’s record-breaking acquisition of Lille forward Nicolas Pepe ahead of some top European clubs stunned many. It looked for a long time as if Wilfried Zaha would be the man making the move to the Emirates before news broke on the 27th July that Arsenal had agreed an €80m fee for Pepe. So what does […]

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Are Arsenal truly A Banter Club or are other more ‘Banterous’ than us?

    Yes, we’ve had some comical instances which other clubs haven’t had in recent years. City didn’t lose 10-2 on aggregate to Bayern. Spurs haven’t had “Poch In/Poch Out” fights in their stands. Liverpool did win more than just one away win from Jan to May 2018. And Chelsea hasn’t been stereotyped by AFTV’s […]

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There once was a club called Aaargh-senal…

If it doesn’t make you laugh, it will make you cry. There was a young man called Alexi Who wanted to play for Man City We turned down 60 million Swapped him for Mykhitaryan At United he’s sh!te, what a pity Jack Wilshire a Gooner for life His place in the squad was in strife […]

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Arsenal Legend Paul Merson triggers Gooner snowflakes: is it justified?

  Paul Merson is without a doubt an Arsenal legend.   He was part of the mid-80s crop of Keown, Adams, the late, great Rocky Rocastle, Thomas, Quinn, etc. who were part of the core of the 1989/1991 title-winning teams. He also had the guile which possibly made our “boring” tag of this period unfair. […]

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