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9 Arsenal Thoughts: cutting Laca loose, anti-social celebrations, the next Ems statue (and more…)

9 Arsenal thoughts  1. The common reaction to a player potentially leaving is to find a transfer to replace him. If Alexandre Lacazette leaves Arsenal, which is looking more likely, then comfort tells me we need to sign a replacement. Odsonne Edouard looks most likely. Due to the talent and age of Martinelli, Nketiah and […]

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All-Time Greatest Arsenal Home-Grown XI vs Other Clubs XI – can you do better?

I’m sure there are many of you who like me, love to pick your all time best Arsenal eleven. Also like me, I bet you have trouble picking one legendary player over another. I’ve decided to do something a bit different in this piece. I’m going to pick two Arsenal sides with seven substitutions for […]

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Bellerin channels Rocky Rocastle and proves his class

“I think Arsenal is not only about being a football player. You have to have principles, you have to be a good person to play here and that’s what transmits inside the club. You know you represent more than a football club.” ~ Hector Bellerín – 22nd November, 2016 The lad understands…. There were a […]

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Thierry Henry – One of the all time greats, Yes! – Legend, No!

Thierry Henry is and always will be regarded as one of the greatest players to every grace these isles. Both opposition players and fans enjoyed watching him score goal after goal for Arsenal. But is he a legend? Not in my eyes. One of the greatest to pull on an Arsenal Shirt, mostly definitely. Legend? […]

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