Ivan Gazidis has assembled a great new management team at Arsenal and has brought in Unai Emery as the new Messiah to lead us back to the promised land of the Top Four, but is the arrival of a promising young defensive midfielder and a couple of veteran defenders going to be enough to challenge the Big Guns this coming season?
The Arsenal midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has been out on loan for the last two seasons, the first one in the Dutch second division with MVV Maastricht and then moved up to the top division with VVV Venlo last season.
Arsenal’s newest defender Sokratis has only been at the club for two weeks since arriving from Dortmund and joining up with his old team-mates Mhkitaryan and Aubameyang. This is the veteran’s first time in England after spells in Greece, Italy and Germany but he obviously feels settled in already as he is hoping to help our other Greek centre-back, Dinos Mavropanos, to get used to life at the club as well. “I think this is my work and the work of the other guys with experience, to help the young guys,” Sokratis said on Arsenal.com. “From the first day, I will do everything so that the young guys feel like they have been here for a lot of years.
A closer look at Arsenal transfer windows under Kroenke by Dan Smith
The Arsenal legend Santi Cazorla was released by the Gunners last month after missing out on two whole seasons of football while his ankle was reconstructed. But he did return to Arsenal for the last couple of months of last season and we all hoped he could get to play a few minutes before he left but he wasn’t quite ready.
What’s wrong with Arsenal? by Brighton Manyex
I am getting worried by our transfer market as we get into the final 2 weeks and yet our rivals are starting to shape up.
Arsenal’s youth policy continues with the confirmed signing of the ex-Barcelona wonderkid Joel Lopez, according to the ever-reliable Jeorge Bird, who is the guru of everything relating to Arsenal’s youth teams. He reported this morning….
ARSENAL COMPLETE SIGNING OF JOEL LOPEZ FROM BARCELONA
Arsenal have completed the signing of talented young defender Joel Lopez from Barcelona.
How Arsenal can still end up in profit by Dan Smith
Whether you are like me and think we will end up making a profit come August or your more optimistic and feel the plan is to raise funds for a marquee signing, there are some players who needed to be taken off the pay roll within the next couple of weeks anyway.