EPL teams show strength in Europe

This year’s Champions League and Europa League finalists are all from the English Premier League. Liverpool and Spurs both came back from three goals down in the UCL semi-finals to book a place in the final in Madrid. Arsenal brushed aside Valencia 7-3 on aggregate as Emery showed his experience in the competition. Chelsea toiled to beat a very good Frankfurt side – surely the … Continue reading EPL teams show strength in Europe

Why is Arsenal signing a Barca fringe player on a short term loan?

Arsenal have brought in ex-Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez on loan till the end of the season. The Spaniard extended his contract with the Blaugrana until 2021 before making the move to North London. Arsenal have an option to make the transfer permanent at the end of the season. Is this a good deal for the Gunners? See also:┬áThe Champions League draw ! Suarez has only … Continue reading Why is Arsenal signing a Barca fringe player on a short term loan?

Emery wins first London derby

A very lively London derby ended in a 4-2 win for Arsenal today. Fans were spoiled with a fantastic, fiery encounter between two old rivals. Spurs had slightly overtaken Arsenal in the last two years of Wenger’s reign but now it looks like the supremacy could be coming back to the Emirates Stadium under Unai Emery. See also:┬áRacism & Corruption at Paris St Germain The … Continue reading Emery wins first London derby

Arsenal need Liverpool scalp to be serious contenders

Before last week’s draw at Crystal Palace, Arsenal had won their past eleven games in all competitions. Fans are starting to feel like the frustrating last few years of the Arsene Wenger reign is now behind them. However, that is a very premature assessment. Emery’s men are yet to defeat any title contenders nor have they faced any elite team in Europe. See also: Chelsea … Continue reading Arsenal need Liverpool scalp to be serious contenders