Well it is getting close to the end of another calendar year, when Arsenal fans will start to look back at 2014 and see what the year was like for those of the Gooneristic persuasion. All in all you would have to say pretty good, because the muppets in the football media can no longer ask Arsene Wenger and every Arsenal player they interview about da da daaa, `trophy drought`.
Higuain to Arsenal to be announced soon! by AH
Gonzalo Higuain’s transfer to Arsenal seems to have been imminent for some time now, however with Sky Sports finally confirming the move was gradually entering final negotiations, it’s understood that not only did Arsenal officials fly out to Spain to discuss the final terms with Real Madrid, but Higuain also reportedly flew to London today to hold his Arsenal medical.
Arsenal are sitting at the top of Group B in the champions league with six points out of six, and we haven’t had to play that well. The next two matches are against the German club Schalke who have four points after being held at home by Montpellier.
Arsenal will struggle to score any goals after the departure of Robin van Persie to Manchester United and Alex Song to Barcelona, everybody said. The top goal scorer and top assist provider would leave Arsenal in mid table, some suggested. Giroud can’t score and will be another Chamakh, pundits predicted weeks ago.
The England manager Roy Hodgson is going to take a leaf out of Arsene Wenger’s book when his team line up at Wembley tonight against international minnows San Marino. Along with using Wenger’s formation, Hodgson will start with two of the Arsenal players who are used to it.
Not many players get 100 international caps, especially for a successful country like Germany, but the new Arsenal striker and left winger Lukas Podolski got his at Euro 2012 and is likely to get many more before his international career comes to an end.
Arsenal have signed up the promising young striker Chuba Akpom now he is 17-years old. The talented teenager has been playing regular games with the under-21 team and scored on Monday after an assist by Jack Wilshere.
Just over a year after buying Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Southampton, senior figures at Arsenal are ready to give the 19-year old England international a new and improved contract as a reward for his fantastic, form and improvement since coming to the Emirates. The Ox works as hard as his namesake and has got a brilliant attitude.