The media continues to report the ongoing Arsenal interest in the Ajax forward David Neres. The Daily Mail is reporting that we sent scouts to Turin on Tuesday night to watch the 22-year-old in action in the 2-1 Champions League win over Juventus.
Arsenal proved themselves worthy of their spot in the Europa League semi-final tonight, earning a 1-0 win in Italy.
Napoli started the night needing to overturn a 2-0 loss at the Emirates, and that task was always going to be tough as they feared the damage of what would be a painful away goal.
Unai Emery has named the Arsenal starting XI that he thinks will best serve us defending our 2-0 lead, and you have the be happy to see a return to our favoured 3-4-2-1 system, and Xhaka and Torreira was a must.
Napoli welcome Arsenal to Naples for Thursday evening’s Europa League quarter-finals second leg clash in what promises to be an entertaining must-watch game.
This is a match that could end up being a classic, all the ingredients are there, our suspect away record against a top Italian team on their turf backed up by their passionate fans but with a significant deficit to overcome.
Going into a second leg with a two-goal led is a massive advantage and the question for Arsenal manager Unai Emery is does he go all defensive and try to protect the lead or does he send out the team attack minded knowing that a single goal will mean that Napoli would have to score four?
It is right to be worried ahead of the Napoli game but we can be confident as well by Sam P
Not too long to wait now before our Europa League second leg game against Napoli and I have to admit, I am both excited and worried.
Time to address the ‘Away Game’ problem by GunnerJack
We all have our own ideas on why we suffer away from home. For what it’s worth here are mine.
Emery and Ancelotti speak, one says tie is 50-50 the other confident of victory by Martin
Arsenal manager Unai Emery and Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti have both been speaking about Thursday evenings Europa League quarter-final second leg clash and there is an interesting difference in approach, well, certainly in public.