It would be just about typical of the way things are going for Arsenal at the moment if Arsene Wenger was to let the young Nigeria international forward Alex Iwobi go to one of the Championship clubs that want him on loan, only for yet another injury to hit the Arsenal front line and leave us short.
Arsene Wenger has always maintained that the most important factor in a successful team is to keep your core players in the side for as long as possible. Right now I’m guessing that most Arsenal fans would agree that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are our two most influential players at the moment, and it would seem that Arsene Wenger agrees.
As much as I am trying to ignore my wife’s talk about Christmas being on the horizon, that time of year is slowly creeping up on us, so I thought I’d bring a run-down of the speculation surrounding our beloved club.
Arsenal are going great guns right now, in the Premier League at least. We won’t talk about the disappointments in the Champions League and Capital One cup as long as the Gunners keep firing in the EPL title race.
When Arsenal bought Yaya Sanogo from the French side Auxerre three seasons ago, he was hailed as a hot young talent and was expected to flourish under Arsene Wenger’s tutelage. But after two years of doing not-very-much at Arsenal, he was sent out on loan at Dutch side Ajax, where it was hoped he would be learning from our past-master Dennis Bergkamp and manager Frank De Boer.