There can be few doubts that Mikel Arteta is a good fit for Arsenal, despite his appointment representing something of a calculated gamble. The North Londoners have famously gambled before on the management front and come up trumps. There is, therefore, no need to get more than medium-sized jitters about the arrival of a man whose profile fits the bill on many levels.
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
The song lyrics famously remind us that Spurs always win when the year ends in one but, as Mauricio Pochettino’s side face their north London derby rivals at the Emirates this weekend, Arsenal’s lucky nine could carry just as much weight.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019
There was a time in my career when even as a Tottenham fan I felt that Arsene Wenger was a bit special. Today I feel, probably like Wenger feels, that he is oh so close from putting it all together. The trouble is that he just can’t find the right formula, writes
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018
Chelsea’s 4-0 victory at Brighton at the weekend has quietened the critics who suggested there was a crisis building at Stamford Bridge but it hasn’t ended speculation about their search for a striker after manager Antonio Conte challenged Michy Batshuayi to fill the void – but also left the door open for him to leave.
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018
Manchester United are looking to bolster their strike force in the January transfer window and are reported to have made inquiries about signing Jamie Vardy from Leicester City and Javier Hernandez from West Ham, according to the Telegraph.
Fri, 12 Jan, 2018
Alexis Sanchez was Arsenal’s hero yet again as he kept his team’s hopes of a top-four place alive with a nervy victory over already-relegated Sunderland which provided a snapshot of the in-between land in which Arsene Wenger’s side reside in right now.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
Arsene Wenger insists it will take more than one great season for Spurs to justifiably say the balance of power in North London has shifted, writes, but it certainly felt like the needle moved significantly at White Hart Lane on an afternoon which could have implications way beyond the end of this campaign.
Mon, 01 May, 2017