We travel to Sunderland this weekend in what could be an all-important match in both the relegation battle and the chase for CL football, but we thought we’d take a breather from the build up.
West Ham are reported to be keen on landing one of our English contingent this summer, with Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain linked with the exit door.
Both players arrived from Southampton as young future stars, but neither are regular starters for our club, and I’m torn as to whether I would mind seeing the back of them.
There will be many players at Arsenal this summer reaching the position of having two years left on their present deal, which is traditionally the time to start discussions on extensions. Mesut Ozil is one, and we have already heard what he German had to say about that, but it is also time for Arsene Wenger to sit down with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
We are into the final quarter of the Premier League season, and having lost our place in both the FA Cup and Champions League, it is almost time to concentrate on next season’s hopes.
Our campaign looks likely to drizzle into another season of a top-four finish without a trophy, which many of the usual top clubs will not even be able to boast.
Tactics and Character needed by RPK
With Arsenal set to face the Champions of Europe, Barcelona, what it really provides us is a real test of character and tactical flexibility.
Rotations will probably speak volumes abut what’s coming up in a massive week. by KM
FA Cup time! With all the talk of the title and Barcelona, we’ve taken the eyes off the prize which apparently saved Arsene’s job a few years back. He said it would’ve been “difficult” had he not won it. It was against that same old Hull City we’ll be facing today and we’re more than likely to rotate.
When do Arsenal finally give up on Jack and Ox? by NP
I recently read an article stating that the Ox is negotiating with Arsenal for wages north of 100k per week in his contract extension with Chelsea and Manchester United supposedly interested in signing him.
This is a very strange game to work out the ratings for each player, as although we won the game, there was not much for Arsenal fans to rave about.
But here goes….