The youth player hype cycle is one of the most tiring/rewarding sides of being an Arsenal fan. “We do not buy superstars. We make them.” – Arsene Wenger The first half of the last decade was especially rough for Arsenal development team, whether it was players they stole from renowned academies failing to even breakContinue reading “Arsenal/Reiss Nelson/Youth Football”
Category Archives: Premier League
Eddie Howe; A Sell Out? Or A Tainted Sport?
The sport is tainted. A pay to win culture has emerged. It’s killing the purists of the game. That’s not a good thing.
Marcelo Bielsa; Imitation
To be a Bielsa fan is to accept the rollercoaster of emotions The experience will put you through
Sergej Milinković-Savić / Paul Pogba – Positionless
As the winter window approaches both these positionless wonders couldn’t be in more opposite spots.
Are Aston Villa Prepared For Life Post Jack Grealish
For Aston Villa the upcoming Euro’s are a blessing, it allows them extra time to plan for the eventual exit of captain and star player Jack Grealish. The 25 year old English international has just concluded a career year where he had 16 goal contributions across 26 league games, this campaign helped reestablish his boy hood club as a mid table Premier League team.
Thiago Silva – Beyond The Stats; The Complete Skill Set.
If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, did it make a sound? If Thiago Silva kept 10 clean sheets while conceding 11 League goals in his first 20 Ligue 1 games does it really mean anything?
Scout Report; Pedro Neto. A Potential Complete Winger?
Strengths; Dribbling ability, speed, crossing, flair, link up play, an eye for a distance shot and a strong respectably filled out frame for his age.Weaknesses; Decision making, discipline, and anything to do with defending.
Daniel James – 21
Much is made of the disappearance of the classic 10 but the out and out winger at a major club is becoming a victim of time as well,
Is It Wrong To Remember?
Xhaka’s a constant magnet of criticism from the Arsenal faithful for being good but not good enough.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer; Coaching Like It’s 99
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is so by the book it’s crazy. This man is plagiarizing Fergie’s book so blatantly it would be offensive if he didn’t have Fergie’s blessing.