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I'll leave this here for new Mod's to work their nerdy stuff :p
I've been hearing whispers for quite sometime that Reus is hinting he may leave. Maybe Zilch can enlighten us on who's favorites to land him.

I brought this up separately because there are a few teams lining up to take Klopp away. Knowing how bad they started the season and now being in a relegation scrap (maybe because of injuries) is it wise for fans to ask for his services? Shouldn't we wait to see if he can steer a half wrecked ship to sure? Will his stocks take a nose dive if Dortmund fails to make Champs League?

Klopp is a strong headed guy, maybe in the future we'll need him to lead our team. His philosophy is different from Arsene's in many ways. Questions that needs to be asked, does he protect his players (from the media) at all cost no matter what. Is he pragmatic enough. What about his media antics and touch line antics.

Does Anyone have doubts to whether he'll be a perfect fit for us?
after seeing him steal the 4th official's soul by giving him a look last season during a match it struck fear deep inside me! I doubted all the things you mentioned above GSS.

http://giphy.com/gifs/football-13YUs4Qfxyy5y
Bayern will surely attempt to buy him, with so many of the German national squad in their team already and Robben's not getting any younger. He'd be a good fit at Arsenal, can play in 4 positions of attack, clinical, pace, used to play as a great CF for Monchen Gladbach and very good 1st touch which Arsene values highly. A bit prone to straying offside but a possible long term replacement for Cazorla. Honestly I don't like our current lineup as I believe there's no formation that will fit our top players. I think Wenger may have to rotate 2 attacking setups in the future when players come back from injury.
Let's get this win tomorrow boys
+1
if we win tomorrows game we should play 4-5-1 for the rest of the season
Welbeck with a brace.
Gary Neville:

"Premier League football is witnessing the death of defending as I knew it - and it's not coming back"


This is a very interesting article guys:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/teams/manchester-united/11202272/Premier-League-football-is-witnessing-the-death-of-defending-as-I-knew-it-and-its-not-coming-back.html
+4
It is GoonerZain, change is inevitable i guess but i love the last part when he says something like football is prolly going back to the 1950's and 60's style and maybe that is how football was intended... pretty deep lol.
We will dominate this era, when the injuries reduce
+1
arsene & arsenal & injuries are the same thing, you can't have one and leave the other two lol
Just saw Wenger's post match interview after the Sunderland game again and he was full of praise of the guys in defence even tho we have the most injuries in that dept... i think we really can be dominant in our defensive game during this rough period. Monreal and Chambers especially have been impressive to me, their quality in reading the game is super high as well. Once they start solidifying that defensive shape and grabbing those clean sheets we can certainly dominate this era as PeterzeGooner put it; maybe even as the most attacking and defensively sharp team with the most injuries too :p
But damn it just makes you wonder. if teams are moving in this direction. no doubt we will dominate cause we have all the tools to put together an attacking side that can outscore a lot of great clubs. But i fear clubs like Chelsea will be the one's who benefit the most as one of the few pure defensive top sides. Cause everyone will be playing right into their hands
Akpom's heroics. I remember somebody asking for this match highlights. Enjoy :)

http://bit.ly/1wk4JgD
+1
He needs to go out on loan already so the world can see what he's really made off!
+1
second that, he needs more game time! I can't help but feel he would do really well with Southampton. They've got Pelle, Long and an injured Jay-Rod.

They could use the extra body and they play the right style for Akpom to flourish.
+3
Very well taken 2nd from Akpom.
Wenger building a future legend.
+1
That was a sick pass for his 2nd goal
Team news, Wenger quite confident over Gibbs but expects Wilshere to miss. The latter has got a slight knee problem and is a doubt for Tuesdays game but is expected to be fully fit for Swansea.

Walcott not fit to start. If we're winning comfortably might come on in the last 10-15 mins.

Gnabry and Diaby not there yet.
+2
Got fingers, toes and all other appendages crossed that Gibbs is fit!

I'm glad to see we're not rushing Theo back, I would obviously love to see him pick up 15 mins towards the end.
+1
Giroud "three weeks ahead of schedule" too :D
+1
Great news all around, now it's time for the players to step up and be counted. Need convincing strong performances.
+1
Just realised Giroud will be back after the international break, more positive news. Will give us a different outlet and I really have missed him, just hope he's more clinical in front of goal. Massive boost for the team.
+2
Great news on O.G. Will be crucial for our tight December games

_______________Sczy_______________
_Bellerin__Chambers___Mert___Monreal_
_______Arteta_____Flamini____
_Ox_________Santi________Sanchez_
_________Welbeck_________________

I want Ramsey to start if he's back, instead of Flamini or Arteta if he's not fit or even put him in CAM instead of Santi.

Ox and Sanchez are in form right now.

Chambers is great at CB, I would like to see Bellerin at RB, Monreal to LB if Kibbs isn't fit.

I would like to see Walcott feature last 10-15 minutes, but at this point, I wouldn't risk it, play safe and keep him on the bench. But, it depends if we're winning 2-0 or 3-0, then he might be able to feature.
What is this Alexis Sanchez unhappy at Arsenal news came from ?? And City to buy Ozil ??
If Wenger allows Ozil to be sold IMO he's basically saying, I give up.
+4
where u heard that?
Please don't give in to/talk about any news without any direct quotes or reliable source. Because that is what they want you to do. Just read & ignore the news. Don't even talk about it. Humble request.
+7
For future reference, avoid the Metro, Mirror, the Sun and the daily fail. Thats where that bs story came from.
+1
Alexis Unhappy

1) http://metro.co.uk/2014/10/29/alexis-sanchez-is-unhappy-at-arsenal-and-has-fallen-out-mesut-ozil-4927593/

2) http://www.express.co.uk/sport/football/529285/Alexis-Sanchez-Arsenal-Mesut-Ozil-falling-out

3) http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/407611/Alexis-Sanchez-Arsenal-Mesut-Ozil

Ozil to leave ??

1) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2789920/mesut-ozil-wants-leave-arsenal-january-bayern-munich-line-30million-bid.html

2) http://metro.co.uk/2014/10/12/mesut-ozil-is-unhappy-at-arsenal-and-wants-to-leave-in-january-as-bayern-munich-line-up-30million-bid-4902814/

3) http://www.teamtalk.com/news/2483/9515306/Transfer-news-Mesut-Ozil-reportedly-wants-to-quit-Arsenal-with-Bayern-Munich-lurking

4) http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/404787/Mesut-Ozil-I-want-to-quit-Arsenal

5) http://www.express.co.uk/sport/football/527441/Mesut-Ozil-leave-quit-Arsenal-Manchester-City-32m-deal-January



There are plenty more sources that available on internet.

@sandy: Well, there are so many news about it. Of course they are not necessarily true, but when it's too many it make people have question in their mind. If you feel annoyed with it, DON'T EVEN REPLY THE COMMENT. (HUMBLE REQUEST).
+1
I believe this is old news though. At least I've been hearing these stories for a while now.
I personally don't even read these sorts of articles and if I do i take their word for a grain of salt.

that being said though underlying issue is we haven't been performing and these worries of course do arise for players.

I think Ozil may look lazy and cop alot of attention from fans wanting more. But look at the other articles about him HE IS IN A KNEE BRACE AND HE IS GYMING. He clearly is a type of player that needs that attention.

IMO there was no knee injury i think he's taking 6 weeks off to GYM and prepare his body for epl which he hadnt had time for before. But he is showing the fans that he isnt lazing around, give him some credit.

As for Sanchez i think he's enjoying his time.. but i do think him and carzorla don't work well on the pitch together and as a team they argue on the pitch all for the game of football but thats it. The media spin so much bs
+2
This news originated from some Chilean news agency about few days back but I highly doubt it , Sanchez is not that type
@Diontan: Looks like you got offended by my reply earlier. If it is so, Sorry I did not mean it.

My point is look at their source. In this case its a chilean article having a passage which roughly translates to

"Similarly, his stay in the British capital has not been so sweet, it has emerged that is uncomfortable with little support from his colleagues, especially the German Mesut Özil"

'It has emerged' it seems.I need not say more. Its written BS all over it.It is purely click bait. My point is don't incentivise them by sharing or taking about the article increasing the number of clicks. Atleast they will learn over time. It requires Co-operation from fellow football fans which is not gonna happen. But lets try.
+5
s**t stirring at its finest.
+1
@ Diontan: Gooner buddy, You might want to start it right away by removing the links from your earlier reply. ;)
I think Diontan has a point in certain respects that it makes people think twice with so many articles being published, even by some 'respected' journal news outlets. It is the snowball effect since newspapers don't want to get left behind in the cold.

However, Sandy is also correct in questioning the validity of the articles as well because newspapers compete with each other on so many levels that they'd publish anything to win buyers...or clickers. Those guys know their internal numbers. I'd say take a look at the original Spider-Man movies and that is exactly what a lot of these newspapers do.

It may not be a lie but it may not be true either. Let's use this as an example, Sanchez's brother tells Chilli source his brother is unhappy with the start of the season. Source from Chilli turns around and says Sanchez's brother claims Sanchez is unhappy at Arsenal. Papers in England turns around and says Sanchez wants to leave!

Each step recreates another degree of lie.
Btw, this entire Ozil nonsense. One article would say Ozil is fed up at Arsenal because he's being played out of position. Another article says Arsene is fed up at Ozil for being too 'lazy' and him not being cutout for the league.

Based on Arsene's track record these are bs stories to the highest level.
always take everything as a joke if it's not coming from Arsenal, bbc, or skysports cause other than that, they're literally a joke for me
GSS, you a moderator now? man how many months i have missed this forum.
^ Yep. It was inevitable. Been brewing for a while but I finally took the plunge.
One for the memory lane guys before we face burnley :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TT-aL--07TA

Also probably one of the best commentators around...Peter drury :D
+3
how dare u be that good??
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv8brpKO1i0

Even in training they were so quick...and what can you say about DB10 :D :D

Plus...note what JUDAS does at the end :D pulls down songs pants :P >.
+1
We keep talking about speed but I'd love to find out is Per the slowest player in the league? Surely he is...right?

Maybe Peter Crouch?
+1
Rio
He doesn't even protest his slowness. I think on the latest Unclassic Commentary he makes fun of himself being slow.
Hangaland has the turn of pace of a snail.
When your frontline is Walcott, Sanchez, Welbeck, Ox, not to mention your other players like Bellerin, Gibbs, etc., you could have 4 Mertersacker's in the back and the average speed of your team would probably still be the highest in the league lol

Wenger is one sweaty bastard! :P
+1
As soon as Giroud is back we'll pacewhore up the wings and cross in for a headed goal :D

OP heading stats ftw.
Dem sweaty goals
it's a total pain in the ass playing against arsenal on fifa 15, too much pace abuse.
I think per has done a great job throughout his career of compensating for lack of pace with amazing judgment, positioning, and aerial ability
LOL SIF!
Honestly I consider myself a very good FIFA 14 player, won d1 countless times, but man I suck at defending in FIFA 15. The games I manage to win are always like 5-4 or something lol.
Literally all that happens is players like Welbeck sprinting through my defense as my defenders tackle each other.
Reminds me of the current United defense.
Hahaha..haha..ha :(


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