Paul Merson has claimed that the Arsenal role craves an entertaining manager in charge, pouring water on recent speculation linking Rafael Benitez with the job.
The European draws are set to take place this morning as we anxiously await news on who we will have to beat to reach the final of the Europa League, and Atletico Madrid remain the team to avoid for Arsenal.
Arsenal snatched all three points from a resilient Southampton side today, with us needing to three goals to secure all three points.
Our side started the game out of sorts, and we were duly punished just after 15 minutes of play, although had Shkodran Mustafi had done his job properly we wouldn’t have fallen behind.
Arsenal have named a makeshift line-up to take on Southampton for today´s Premier League match-up, with Reiss Nelson selected to start his first ever PL encounter.
The Gunners boss has clearly made a number of changes with Thursday’s Europa League tie against CSKA Moscow in mind, with all four attacking players having been rested from the 4-1 first leg win.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has credited his childhood and his driving attitude for his quick start in the Premier League, and is striving to achieve more with Arsenal.
The Gabon international has hit the ground running since joining the Gunners in a club-record transfer, scoring five times in his opening six matches.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has stated his confidence in sealing a deal to keep Aaron Ramsey beyond his current contract.
The Welsh international is inside the final 18 months of his playing deal, and is believed to be in line for a wage hike, with the midfielder having become an integral part of our side in recent seasons.
Arsenal face CSKA Moscow tonight in the first leg of the Europa League quarter finals.
The Gunners will be eager to get a comfortable lead before making the dreaded trip to Russia in a week’s time, a country we have failed to win in our four trips there under UEFA regulations.
Arsenal limped to a 3-0 win over Stoke City, but there was little to be impressed by after a eye-gouging display.
The first-half was certainly one to forget with a lot of frustrating mistakes from both sides, and very little to get exciting about.