Official Arsenal team and preview of Aston Villa clash

Arsene Wenger clearly wants his Arsenal team to finish the season with a flourish, and a fluent and stylish one at that, because in this final match of the Premier League season the boss has packed his starting line-up with our most creative and entertaining players.

And despite all the talking up of our flying England international forward in the build up to the game, that does not include Theo Walcott. The exciting young Alex Iwobi is not in either, and neither is Joel Campbell. Instead the boss has gone for the passing and technical ability of Jack Wilshere on the other side of the attacking line to Alexis Sanchez, with Olivier Giroud keeping his place at the point of the Arsenal attack.

The fit again Mesyt Ozil is back and he will have the considerable talents of our little Spaniard Santi Cazorla to unlock the leaky Aston Villa defence. To balance all this attacking intent Wenger has brought back Francis Coquelin to break up play and protect the back four.

Cech
Bellerin, Gabriel, Koscielny, Monreal
Coquelin, Cazorla
Wilshere, Ozil, Sanchez
Giroud

Subs: Ospina, Gibbs, Arteta, Ramsey, Elneny, Campbell, Iwobi.

So it looks like it could be a tough 90 minutes for the already relegated bottom side, while hopefully for Arsenal fans it will be a big finish and maybe even a happy ending if Newcastle can do us a favour against Tottenham. COYG.

Bob.

Tags Cazorla Ozil Wilshere

100 Comments

  1. Big Gun says:

    WE LOVE YOU ARSENAL

    1. muffdiver says:

      AND ALWAYS WILL

      UP THE GOONERS!!!!

      1. Trevor says:

        Where was this atmosphere all season. Terrific stuff, absolutely fantastic. Fans are the biggest motivational tool a club has at it’s disposal. Fans mood went right up, players effort right along with it. Glad to see Wenger so animated over the last number of games, himself and Wilshere let their feelings be known. Arsenals drastic PL season beats totts best ever one. Mind the huge gap there Poch, how people jumped on his bandwagon Ill never know, like I said, he doesn’t come close. Arsenals fans today make certain people in here look and sound ridiculous.

        1. Trevor says:

          Fans are most important motivational tool.
          Arsenal need support not anti BS.
          Neutrals love Arsenal and I couldn’t blame them.
          Supporters really were terrific today.

          ps, that wasn’t a reply above Muff. Just came in to leave a quick comment. COYG, gotta love the Arsenal. What do ya know, we are capable of filling the stadium with real fans. Loved every minute of it.

  2. Lets win this 13-0 just to be sure if Newcastle draw πŸ˜€

    1. ras911 says:

      LOLL

  3. muffdiver says:

    cazorla and le coq! nice!

    jack ozil and alexis boom!

    lets supprt them as one lads last game of the season πŸ™‚

  4. Twig says:

    I sincerely think if we played with this starting 11 we would have won the league.

  5. JAmerican says:

    Ramsey on the bench, Walcott not in the team replaced by Campbell on the bench! Happy gooner.

  6. ras911 says:

    A convincing win and 3 Ozil assists would be great πŸ˜€

  7. seancali says:

    Great goal giroud… Guess who’s back???

  8. jp says:

    come on Newcastle!

  9. Okafor says:

    I can envisage Arsenal at the 2nd position at the end of today’s games.
    COYG!

  10. northbankgooner says:

    Fckn love it. Newcastle winning & across the country Sp*rs fans arses are twitching like fck. LOL!

    1. northbankgooner says:

      Whoever gave this post a thumbs down is not a true Gooner. Do one yer plastic!

  11. Krish says:

    commentators absolutely right.. cazorla showing in brilliant way what exactly we missed πŸ™
    and sanchez playing superb and… that lob from ΓΆzil to sanchez.. brilliant

  12. rkw says:

    got to say we really missed santi

    1. northbankgooner says:

      Agree 100%. The season might have played out much differently if he had been fit.

  13. jp says:

    2-0!!! lmao

    1. northbankgooner says:

      Love it. Can’t wait for the banter to start with the melts from down the Lane.

      1. jp says:

        lets hope we dont mess up here. lol

        1. Arsenal007 says:

          True JP.
          We’re still 1 up after the first half.
          I hope we don’t mess up. Newcastle is doing us a favour here.
          COYG
          COYT

  14. ras911 says:

    Newcastle keeping their end of the bargain, let’s do this!

  15. Bigvalbowski says:

    Will somebody for the love of Christ shoot the freaking ball

    Typical Arsenal ticky tack BS.

  16. muffdiver says:

    can u imagine if spurs lose an we dont win…

    lol

    1. Krish says:

      haha lol it would be typical of this season but this site would be on fire

  17. JAmerican says:

    Can we just end all the games now? Lol I’m loving these scorelines across the board.

  18. JAmerican says:

    WTF!!! Bomb threat at Old Trafford, suspected package explosives set for a controlled detonation in Sir Alex Ferguson’s stand.

  19. sam-afc says:

    It’s the only thing that can put a smile on our faces.
    Arsenal please do not **** this up. St totteringhams day could well happen lol ?

  20. Fatboy Gooney says:

    The utd game was abandoned due to a suspicious package,
    It turned out to Van Gals suitcase and belongings!

    Come on Arsenal don’t you dare mess this up now!
    While the Spuds are losing 2nil. ?

    We should raid Newcastle for those two Goal scorers!
    We were linked to that young striker of there’s, before they signed him…. another one for Wenger’s nearly signed list.

    COYG’S!

  21. Greg says:

    Come on Newcastle! Roast those spurs!

  22. Greg says:

    Looks like it will be St Tottenham day after all! Coyg!

  23. Fab says:

    And is you’re best striker expecting him to give Ozl 30 assist.

    he is simply a JOKE!

  24. Greg says:

    Hey guys I suspect there is disgruntled spurs fans trolling our site!

    1. luvdaguns says:

      was thinking the same

  25. luvdaguns says:

    2nd place and passing spuds would make for a decent campaign…

  26. Onochie says:

    Now arsenal found an easy team to beat and they wasting chances like they are wining 6-0,can wenger please tell them its just 1-0? They should get their acts together.

  27. rkw says:

    our inability to press remains a basic weakness and a mystery as its a characteristic of all the top teams …

    1. luvdaguns says:

      we have a one barrel carburator on a 6 liter engine…

  28. gmv8 says:

    Can’t believe we’re playing like this when there’s so much at stake – backsides need to kicked – this is embarrassing to watch.

  29. Ronny331 says:

    Lamela has just scored πŸ™ wtf wtf is wtf is going on with us today? Holiday mode?

    1. muffdiver says:

      all season we been holiday mode mate

      thats kinda the reason we threw the title

      but whatevs πŸ™‚

  30. luvdaguns says:

    red card for castle, looking bad

    1. Bigvalbowski says:

      Mitrovic is a colossal Dbag

    2. jp says:

      please Arsenal score a second goal, so my nerves go away. lol

  31. seancali says:

    Don’t we have a better goal difference compared to spuds?a draw would be enough right?

    1. muffdiver says:

      loooool

      no mate theres is miles bigger

      they need to lose
      and mitrovic just got a red

      ffs

    2. jonm says:

      Goal difference, arsenal 25, tottenham 38.

    3. luvdaguns says:

      sean, it would be less a goal difference if your hero could score a few

      1. seancali says:

        My hero has just scored again…common oli

        1. seancali says:

          And my hero just bagged his hat trick… Well done giroud… Great way to answer to all the criticism.

  32. Ronny331 says:

    @muff. Yes good point your not wrong!

  33. gunnerman8701 says:

    3rd place for Arsenal. Tot need a draw to finish second and it seems they will make it

  34. muffdiver says:

    3-1 newcatsle boooooom

    down to 10 men DEFEND!!

    PARK THE GEORDIE BUS NOWWWW

  35. luvdaguns says:

    10 man castle score!!

  36. Greg says:

    Come on you magpies! Park the bus!

  37. jonm says:

    Newcastle now leading 3-1

  38. Greg says:

    Newcastle 3-1 up yesssss!

  39. jp says:

    yes!!! …..second here we come?

  40. luvdaguns says:

    rosicky! the maestro

  41. ras911 says:

    GIROOOUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUD

  42. Greg says:

    Giroud on target 2-0 gunners ozil assist!

  43. muffdiver says:

    AHHH

    they all hugged rosicky..im gettin emotional

    god i love this club

  44. ArseOverTit says:

    Thanks the lordy Lord that the spuds are better bottlers than us! πŸ™‚

  45. ras911 says:

    GIROOOUUDDD AGAAAINNN HATRICKKKK

  46. Greg says:

    3-0 arsenal giroud hattrick!

  47. muffdiver says:

    OH NO!!

    GIROUD HAT TRICK=WENGER WONT BUY A STRIKER

    WHY NOW GIROUD – WHYYYY

    NOOOOOOOOOO

    1. ras911 says:

      lmfaaoo! i celebrated then sat back down slowly when that thought crossed my mind

  48. Ronny331 says:

    Surely it’s done now? Giroud hatrick wtf!

  49. luvdaguns says:

    what a day!! oh to be a spud must be miserable… never seen such bad karma on one squad… year after year, coyg!

  50. jp says:

    fair play to Newcastle.. down to ten men and still attacking Tottenham

    1. muffdiver says:

      4-1

      HAHAHAHA

      1. jp says:

        Lets start to celebrate πŸ™‚

  51. RSH says:

    so thats 10 more years of Wenger and Giroud cause we finished above spuds for billionth time. Seriously, we’re acting like we won the league. We blew it and settling for a consolation prize once more. There’s nothing to celebrate.

    1. luvdaguns says:

      5-1!

    2. luvdaguns says:

      thinking same, really need a consistent center forward, hat trick against a relegated team when it does not count for much is sterile…

  52. luvdaguns says:

    4-1, 2nd place!!

  53. ras911 says:

    4-1 hahaha! God i love Newcastle

  54. seancali says:

    Not over yet..fingers crossed. It would be awsome to finish above the so called this season mighty spuds…f them.. Common oli…

  55. jonm says:

    Newcastle now scored four

  56. ras911 says:

    Never mind make it 5 bwahahahaha

    1. muffdiver says:

      HAHAHAHAH

      troll lads-TROLL LIKE U NEVER HAVE BEFORE

      release the houndssssss

      1. luvdaguns says:

        planning on it…

  57. jp says:

    totenham are getting ripped to shreds!

  58. Greg says:

    5-1 spurs dead and buried!

  59. jonm says:

    Now its five gosls to newcastle

  60. luvdaguns says:

    5-1 !

  61. northbankgooner says:

    ROFL Newcastle put 3 past these muppets & with 10 men. fckn comedy gold this. Happy St Totteringham day to everyone.

  62. seancali says:

    Hoooora.. Congrats to everyone.. Great end to a disappointing season. But seriously Newcastle don’t deserve to go down…well done giroud today…he’s back…

  63. Greg says:

    Does anyone know any good funeral home in North London for spurs?

  64. sam-afc says:

    Happy st totteringham day Gooners???

  65. Ronny331 says:

    5 1 with 10 men lmao. Can’t wait for moto tonight, I’ve not looked forward to it too much this season I must say.

  66. jonm says:

    But look at leicester, go one goal down away to chelsea, and then get one back.
    We go a goal down to chelsea and game is lost

  67. seancali says:

    Happy St totteringham day once again…hahaha

  68. luvdaguns says:

    wow! almost making up the goal difference too

  69. ras911 says:

    ARTETAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  70. luvdaguns says:

    i would like to be the first to congratulate spurs on a 3rd place finish! lol…

  71. seancali says:

    What a day..loving it

  72. rkw says:

    couldnt make it up … thats the premier league for you … congratulations to the frenchman … until the summer that is and we see what he chnages

  73. gunnerman8701 says:

    OG Hatrick when not needed. Wenger will remind us how good he is.

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