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What Does A Statement Arsenal Summer Window Looks Like?

Arsenal spent the most money in the last transfer window in England but what you won’t hear in the headlines is that they spread it on six players, at an average of about 24 million euros each. Last season, it was quite evident that Arsenal lacked depth and it was a big reason why they […]

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Xhaka and Arsenal – A Mutually agreeable parting of the ways?

I was asked On Monday to write about Granit Xhaka leaving Arsenal yesterday and then he performs as he against the World Champions – What timing! No fan likes a player to be disrespectful to the club that is paying their wages and Granit Xhaka’s recent quotes seeming to try and engineer an early resolution […]

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Willian and Saka to rotate as Attacking Central Midfielders in a Season of Surprises in 20/21

Season of Surprises – Crystal Ball 20/21…. Asking the GT readers (Part 1) For the first time in a generation I’m very excited about an Arsenal season.  Fans feed on belief and Mikel Arteta is obliging. To preview the season, I thought it would be fun to ask the Gunners Town readers for your opinion […]

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Dani Ceballos returns to save us from Elneny, while Arsenal pursue Thomas Partey

When Dani Ceballos joined the Gunners on loan from Real Madrid last season, much was expected of him and it was fair to say that he was the direct replacement for the departing Aaron Ramsey, an Arsenal stalwart that served the club for many years before his big money move to Juventus. Ceballos himself had […]

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Thiago Alcantara vs Houssem Aouar – Full Analysis on who would be the better signing?

Ever since the transfer window opened on 27th July, there have been lots of rumours linking Arsenal to various midfielders as Arteta is reportedly preparing a complete overhaul in this area of the squad, mainly due to the current personnel not having the right attributes in order to make the transition into his favoured 4-3-3 […]

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The Roma,Torreira for Diawara Swap Deal rumour gathers pace

It was back in July that we at Gunners Town first picked up the scent of a potential deal with Roma for their defensive midfielder, Amadou Diawara. The Guinea International, as we discussed in the earlier article has all the attributes Arteta should be looking for but originally Diawara was touted as an alternative should […]

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Is it time to go for Lucas Torreira? An analysis of his Arsenal career since joining in 2018

Initially, I think we were all very excited with the acquisition of Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria, back in the summer of 2018. His performances in the World Cup were impressive. The standout one was  the game against Portugal, where he put in a tremendous display against Ronaldo. With two seasons of top flight English football […]

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Ratings out of 10 for all the signings of the Raul Sanllehi era at Arsenal

History books will show that the period between February 2018 and August 2020 at Arsenal was undoubtedly a chaotic one. The club churned through four times as many managers in those two and a half years as they had done in the previous 22. On the pitch we dropped from a team battling just on […]

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Keep, Sell or Loan – A Dispassionate look at Arsenal’s First Team Squad in need of Rebuild

I was asked to offer a keep, loan or sell assessment for this week’s Sun Football column  With their permission I am reproducing here with a less outrageous title 🙂 With Arsenal’s season concluded and the FA Cup, on the bag the club and of course the fan’s attention will turn to the transfer window. […]

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Sacrificial Truth – Torriera, Holding and Nelson out = Partey in.

Having just been asked to write my newspaper column on which of the current Arsenal squad we should ‘Keep, Loan or Sell’ it is very clear to me that Arteta and his staff have a huge task ahead of them in the Transfer Window, made that much harder because they know they need to sell […]

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