The Ultimate Arsenal Footballer. by Galen
I saw a TV programme about the Ultimate Footballer, so I wanted to do something similar in relationship to Arsenal FC. I wanted to ask Arsenal fans what they think is the ultimate Arsenal player. Maybe this will give us something else to talk about rather than about transfers….
Right Foot: King Alexis for me. he has scored a couple of world class goals. You look at the goal vs Liverpool and the FA cup final goal. The speed at which the ball travels is just incredible.
Left foot. This is a very difficult choice. Ozil?? Well he barely shoots as he prefers assisting. Jack has got a hammer as well. So has Olivier. Cazorla too. Oh I forgot about Tweet Podolski. Podolski yeah, he still plays for Arsenal doesn’t he?
Technique. Santi Cazorla for me. I have got to say he is the best number 10 at the club. I think his style is flawless. The fact that he can change direction at will, due to his left foot and right foot, is a big positive. Joel Campbell said he was left astonished in training as he has never seen a player taking perfect set pieces with both legs. This guy is just FAB.
Lungs. Rambo for me. there are stories about him being an athlete when he was young. This kid can run till 2085…
Brains: Cazorla again for me. he sees things that normal premier league players cannot see. He has the highest amount of assists in the premier league in the last 3 years. Like Wenger said: “He makes the others around him good and that’s an outstanding quality for a midfielder.” Jack said: “He is the easiest to play with.”
Upper Body: Olivier Giroud. Well, that was easy! Like most fans say ‘great hold up play.’
Heart: Coquelin for me. He gives everything on the pitch. The tackles, the intensity, the broken nose. Jack is a close second. This guy came back from a 5 month injury when usually other footballers would be scared ,he jumped straight into a challenge and put himself into action. No fear at all.
Heading. Giroud. That was easy too…
Skills: King Alexis. He can dribble his way through a needle! He will play street football as well.
Vision. Wizard of OZ or Cazorla. i would let you guys decide that. any one of them will do for me.
Hard man:. Bossielny. I think he is VERY strong in his challenges.
Pace: Walcott. Theo’s pace is scary for defenders. They say Bellerin is faster but I don’t just see how.
Leadership. We are not blessed with leaders really. Arteta says Jack and Per are the most vocal players on the pitch and in training. So I really don’t know. I will have to say Per….
Vocals. It got to be Flamini. This guy is always talking and pointing fingers but he does nothing else.. lol
Stamina: Really don’t know who to chose between Rambo and Sanchez. Their work rate is impressive. Rambo scores some late goals because he is still fresh in his mind. Sanchez has demonstrated great stamina, especially as its his first season.
Tackling. Le Coq for me. I have been very impressed with Gabby Paulista too.
Determination: These are for players with strong mental attributes. When things get tough they carry on without fear. Alexis, Rambo, Jack, Le Coq? I don’t know who to choose…
What do you think Guys?