We all know that Arsenal make as much use of the loan system as they can. It gives our young players avital opportunity to experience some proper competitive football rather than just the underage reserve stuff which is not the same. And it has proved to be a great stepping stone for many of the players in the Gunners academy, like Jack Wilshere and Wojciech Szczesny, but it does not seem to be helping Chuba Akpom.
Arsenal 4-0 Coventry City Match Report Infographic by allarsenal.com
Arsenal finished off Coventry City 4-0 with conviction on Friday evening thanks to two well taken goals from Podolski, while Giroud and Santi got in on the action too.
Arsenal vs Coventry match review by Ash
The lights may have gone off at the Emirates but the desire for success burns on! Two goals in each half saw Arsenal endjoy a fantastic 4-0 triumph over an outclassed Coventry City side.
Zelalem set to get two birthday presents from Arsenal? by Ash
I’m sure that some Arsenal fans are unsure on Gedion Zelalem, regarding whether they really know who he is or not, but regardless of the answer it seems is that everyone who has seen him play is in agreement that the boy has talent. Tonight he could make history by making his professional first team debut for the Gunners with Coventry City set to visit the Emirates for tonight’s 4th round FA Cup clash.
Thankfully it is game time again for Arsenal. We can forget all the frustration and worries about whether Arsene Wenger can pull a rabbit out of his transfer hat and concentrate on what we all follow the Gunners for, football. Arsenal host League One side Coventry in the fourth round of the FA cup and, as the Gunners go for glory, Gooners can go for a Just Arsenal t-shirt by entering our prediction competition.
There is some slightly worrying news for Arsenal fans on the injury front, so nothing new there then. It was hoped that the Gunners would have almost a full squad of players to choose from for the next Premier League game, which is a tricky looking visit south to St. Mary’s to face Southampton.
How do we integrate Chamberlain into the squad in the coming games? by KJ
It all worked out brilliantly for Arsenal in the FA cup yesterday, with a thumping win against local rivals Tottenham. And the fact that Arsene Wenger was able to, or got away with, resting a couple of players was a real bonus.