Tag Archives: Sanchez

Actually Arsene was right NOT to play Bellerin!

Wenger proved me wrong! by SW

All of us that love and follow Arsenal, will (at least at times) disagree, and even get irate at our manager and leader Wenger. Like a few others here, I’ve been cursing our defence.

And I’ve been mad that we were playing Monreal in central defence, when we could have played Chambers their, and use the young Bellerin at right back. Bellerin was outstanding in pre-season. But I stand corrected – what can I say, Wenger was right. I finally got my wish, and let’s be honest Bellerin had a shocker against Galatasary. He shows some talent, and I hope he has a bright future, but he lacks experience, a physical presence and defensive positional awareness.

Wenger’s mistakes are the reason for Arsenal fans’ anger

Arsene Wenger is not the right man for Arsenal because of his poor decision-making – by Vlad Jensen (jensenvk)

There is a lot of talk among fans whether Arsene Wenger is still the right manager for our club or is he past his shelf date? If we analyze the last four years of Wenger’s reign, we can see a chain of events and poor decisions what made us fall short of winning the Premier League title. That same chain of events has built up frustration and anger among fans that is now transforming that into unpleasant spat and unrest at the Emirates. Here is why that is the case:

Wenger is right to rest Arsenal star

Wenger Confirms that Arsenal Ace Needs a Breather! by AT

Considering the red-hot form of the Alexis Sanchez, it is no surprise to learn that the Chilean international has been extensively used by Arsenal so far this season. Speaking ahead of the game against Stoke City at the Brittania Stadium, the Gunners’ boss Arsene Wenger admitted that his star player is in the red-zone and confirmed that the forward will be rested for Arsenal’s trip to Galatasaray in midweek.

Arsenal are just as good as Barcelona!

The way that Arsene Wenger has evolved his Arsenal team to play fast one-touch football to entertain the fans and bamboozle our opponents has often led to comparisons with the tikka-takka football played by an on-form Barcelona side, although we havent had the same ability to win trophies.

Right now we have someone perfectly placed to compare the two sides as Alexis Sanchez has moved to the Emirates from the Nou Camp, and he believes that our Arsenal side is just as good as the Spanish giants.

Arsenal tactics – Wingers should be REAL wingers!

Why Arsenal Can Really Benefit From Old-School Wing-Play! by AT

You wouldn’t be very surprised to know that Arsenal have three of the best wingers in the Premier League in Theo Walcott, Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain and of course, Alexis Sanchez. The trio, in my opinion, give the Gunners the advantage of being the team with the most potent wide-forwards. But whilst we may have three of the best wingers, the wing-play that Arsene Wenger employs in the side doesn’t really live up to expectation.

Wenger to risk Arsenal star DESPITE injury fears!

Although Arsene Wenger dismissed the idea that Arsenal are completely reliant on our summer signing Alexis Sanchez, the manager did accept that the Chile international is a massive player for us. As reported by ESPN, the manager spoke in glowing terms about his striker and all thge things he brings to the Arsenal team, including 14 goals already from just 22 games.

Wenger said, “He has a huge desire, no complex and a fighting attitude. Even when he misses something, it doesn’t affect him. I believe as well he is very mobile, very determined and he has the sense to be in the right place in the box.

Wenger – Arsenal were tired and had to dig deep against Southampton

Arsenal fans as usual had to endure an agonising 88 minutes before Arsenal finally managed to score the winning goal against Southampton last night, but thankfully Sanchez came to the rescue – as usual – after the Saints were reduced to ten men.

Wenger was pleased with the win, but thought that his team were tired after playing three games in a week, and had to sit back, be patient, and wait for our opponents to tire themselves out as well. “It was difficult for us to keep going from the start of the game because we’ve given a lot against Dortmund and on Saturday – today was the third game in seven days.” Wenger said on Arsenal.com.

Arsenal v Southampton Preview, line up and Score Prediction

Arsenal vs Southampton Preview, Predicted line up and predicted score by KJ

This has been a rocky season and the usual pattern would mean that we’d drop points against Southampton. However, there is hope that we are finally going to push on now and win against the Saints would send a message that we are finally hitting some consistency.

The last time Southampton visited the Emirates, Mr Admin was lucky enough to get some free Arsenal Tickets but was disappointed to see a makeshift Gunners team get beaten 2-1 after Alexis gave us the lead with a sublime freekick. Hopefully we can score first again and hold on to our lead.

Unhappy at Arsenal? NO! Alexis loving EPL and Wenger!!

I think it must be just another example of the anti-Arsenal stance often adopted by the football media in England, where they love to knock anything Gunners related and especially love to have a go at our French manager Arsene Wenger.

So even though Man City, Liverpool and Man United are all doing just as badly as Arsenal and a lot worse if you consider how much more money they have spent, it seems to be Wenger who is always in the press, on the verge of being sacked and with players and staff supposedly disagreeing with every decision the Prof makes.

Swansea v Arsenal Preview, Line-up and Score Prediction

Swansea vs Arsenal Preview, Predicted line up and score by KJ

After the midweek capitulation, this game against Swansea has become that much tougher. They will have studied the result thoroughly and will look to get at our players mentally in the hope that they are fragile from the result against Anderlecht.

Wenger will most likely play it cautiously against Swansea but we need a win if we’re going to maintain any sort of momentum in our top 4 challenge. A loss would be quite damning after finally getting those two Premier League wins in a row.

Arsenal players need to start learning from Alexis

Players around Sanchez need to step it up by KM

There’s no need to tell you, who is Arsenal’s best player. Once again Alexis Sanchez produced a performance that everyone around him, should look and think about implementing for themselves. Forget the immense quality the guy has, it is the fighting spirit and determination that he demonstrates that is well worth every penny paid to see him at the Emirates. For the money an Arsenal fan has to pay, we need to see more players like him.

Arsenal will be even better when Giroud returns!

Alexis behind Giroud could be something special by KJ

It’s been somewhat of a revelation. After Özil’s three month injury, Wenger had to find a solution for the team and with the new formation (4-1-4-1) not working at all, he had to make a decision and it seems like playing Alexis as a no.10 in a somewhat more conventional 4-2-3-1 is his answer in the time being.

Alexis has played in a similar position before at Udinese with Di Natale as his strike partner. But he’s grown as a player and become far more interested in pressing the opposition leaving most position maps after the game of him as the furthest forward player.