EMERYBALL: CAN THIS BE THE SQUAD UNAI SHOULD SETTLE INTO
We all saw Arsenal trying to put Unai Emery’s tactics into force last week by trying to retain possession against one of the best teams in Europe last week. The Spaniard has been concentrating on playing out from the back when in possession and playing the pressing game when we lose the ball. We can’t say it was totally successful as Man City are the masters of that tactic but we did see some improvement towards the end.
HERE IS HOW UNAI MIGHT WIN THE LEAGUE! by Nicholas Oyoo
Arsenal can surprise the division this season if certain things are put together very quickly before the first two matches, against two of our biggest rivals. These games may go a long way to confirm or approve Arsenal’s new set up and the challenge for top honours. Many people are saying it will need a bit of some time for Arsenal to build a challenge.
The new Arsenal manager Unai Emery is very clear and surprisingly open about how he likes to set his teams out, and he has been explaining exactly how he thinks that one striker in his formation allows his teams to be more aggressive and attacking than if he uses the traditional 4-4-2 set up.
SHOULD ARSENAL SET UP A DEADLY FRONTAL ATTACK MODE NEW SEASON? by Nicholas
IN ARSENE’S WORDS – ARE WE TO ASSUME THERE IS A NEW PATTERN ON THE HORIZON? by Nicholas Oyoo
ARSENAL WAY? – WE NEED CLARITY by Nicholas
When the Alexis Sanchez-Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap deal finally went through, the biggest side story was the rather curious performance statistics of one Henrikh Mkhitaryan at Manchester United, where of late he was not enjoying his football. The issue was that he would be best suited to the Arsenal Way of playing football.
Towards the end of last season, Arsene Wenger changed the team formation at Arsenal to arrest an awful run of form, and it worked brilliantly as the Gunners went on a long winning run and only failed by one point to get Fourth Place in the League.