When will it ever change? by Konstantin Mitov
I am so depressed writing an article, yet as much as I try to find a reason for Arsenal’s spectacular downfall it only ever goes to one man. And I ask myself when will it ever end?
A lot of people don’t really blame Lacazette for missing the chance at the end because there is a reason he is out of confidence. He had an amazing record before coming here so how come he suddenly can’t find the net? The guy had a lively start to life here, but most of the games he was subbed at minute 60 to 70 for Giroud (who was sold this window) and other games he was benched in order to play Alexis who clearly wanted to leave. Now we brought in a great striker and instead of pairing them we benched Alex again.
How do you think Lacazette feels now? Who’s fault is that and what price will he pay for this? When was the last time Arsene said “it’s my fault”? When did he last accept he was wrong? He was given on of the best strikers in the world and he set up a team who failed to create a single chance for him.
Wenger tried to play defensive football with one of the worst defenses in the entire league! He has incredible attacking talent, yet he plays players like Xhaka and Elneny and instructs players like Cech and Mustafi, low on confidence, to play passing football at the back, when they cannot do it. When can we abandon the tiki-taka football which we don’t have the players for since 2010?
Look at the number of mistakes Cech makes and think how many times he did that at Chelsea? Was he ever asked to play the ball from the back there? Pep got rid of Hart, because he wanted a ball playing keeper. If we want one, let’s get one or play players to their strengths.
We haven’t had a proper DM since Gilberto. We bought Xhaka who is the biggest waste of 35 million ever, and after repeated mistakes every game he keeps playing him. Mourinho dropped Pogba, because he was bad against Spurs, do you think Wenger will drop Xhaka, Cech and Mustafi against City? And what kind of a captain is Koscielny? The quietest guy in the dressing room. We need a real captain. Someone who with heart and spirit who will shout to players like Xhaka and tell them to pick themselves together and remember which club they are playing for!
Who’s responsible for the lack of desire the players show, especially on away games? The squad doesn’t want Wenger. Last year’s performances clearly showed the players were not playing for him and the fans said it too.There was a reason people were protesting before Everton. One game cannot determine anything. Losing every away game though speaks something. And this is since January last season if you’ve forgotten Palace, WBA and so on.
Last season we sang “you are not fit to wear the shirt”, but I firmly believe none of those players cares about the manager and this is the first time I feel like our players are doing what Chelsea players try to do when things go wrong. Look at the pressure Conte is under after winning the league! Wenger hasn’t done it in 14 years yet he’s the only safe manager in this, or in fact any other, top championship! Conte gave players 3 days off to think about what they want to do. For Arsene it’s business as usual.
I want to known what Raul Sanllehi does at the club and what’s our vision for next season after finishing 6th this year at best? City will destroy us in the cup and in the league and then what? We’re never winning the Europa League so I can see the players just waiting for this painful season to end before thinking about their futures elsewhere.
Managers like Tuchel, Enrique, Ancelotti and Conte are, or will be, available in the summer. If we don’t add one of them and stick with Wenger, we’ll all be one year older speaking the same thing next January. The protests are 2-3 weeks away. Then it will all be ruined and just like Arsene everything will be happening too late.
I pray that the old deluded Frenchman destroying this club leaves this summer, but it’s more possible to see Jesus coming back to life than this honestly.