I am sure that every Arsenal fan has heard the awful news about Santi Cazorla, confirming once again that the Gunners have either the worst luck in the world or an underlying problem on the injury front. With the Spaniard having to go under the knife to sort out what first seemed to be a minor ankle problem we are going to be without him for around three months and knowing our luck that could turn out to be much longer.
While a look at the Arsenal result in the Premier League today, 5-1 away to West Ham who under Slaven Bilic took four points off us last season, looks great and is certainly a big boost to our chances of challenging for the EPL title, the scoreline was given a huge coat of gloss with a late flurry of goals.
The hot topic of the moment for Arsenal fans is how we get back to the fluent football and free scoring style that was so encouraging from the Gunners up until the nasty month of November slowed us down. A lot of people have suggested that the loss of Santi Cazorla to our lengthy injury list has been a big factor so Arsene Wenger and the players must find a way to cope without him.
RB Leipzig boss Ralph Hasenhuettl has seemingly confirmed reports linking him with the Arsenal job.
Arsene Wenger is into the final season of his current contract, and with his side currently in top form due to his creative management, you wouldn’t have been surprised to see a new deal offered.
One way of looking at the EFL cup from an Arsenal point of view, with Southampton heading up to the Emirates stadium on Wednesday to fight it out with us for a place in the semi-final, is that it is a great chance of a trophy for the Gunners this season.
The question of when and if Arsene Wenger will step aside and end his long reign as the manager of Arsenal is a subject for debate and will probably depend on how this season goes for the Gunners and how the Frenchman himself feels about carryingh on.
If Arsene Wenger was looking for some encouragement about his transfer plans for Arsenal as we draw ever close to the opening of the winter transfer window which is not just over a month away, the the latest Arsenal transfer rumour reported by Metro should be just whgat the doctor ordered. of Alaba but for most of the week
Normally in football it is better to play in front of your own fans than to play away, but the situation is not that simple for Arsenal, as the Emirates stadium is not exactly known for being an intimidating place for other teams to come to and the Arsenal fans can be somewhat less than vocal.