Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal have to be better at pressing—otherwise, they will not improve significantly
Is it Project Youth, Mk II?
The racism directed at Bukayo Saka, Jadon Sancho, and Marcus Rashford was a depressing reminder of football and society’s deeper ills
It seems like the Hale End product is on the way out this summer, which is a shame.
This is not the European football I want
It’s hard to see a real argument for keeping Arteta at Arsenal
At a raucous meeting with Arsenal fans, Josh Kroenke managed to make things worse.
After three good months, it looked as if Arsenal had turned a corner—only for progress to be quickly eroded.
Intense fixture congestion is here to stay.
Mikel Arteta has taken this group of Arsenal players as far as he can. Changes have to be made, one way or the other.
The direction of the club since the departure of Arsène Wenger has too often been muddled, without firm commitment in any direction.
After a number of impressive performances in the Europa League, Joe Willock is making his case to start more regularly for Arsenal.
The defense has improved (until Villa), but the attack needs new life.
Arsenal have been unable to overhaul their midfield, and thus are unlikely to finish significantly higher in the league.
With a condensed pre-season, Arsenal’s changes will be incremental. That means Champions League qualification may need to come from the Europa League, rather than the laegue.
Raul Sanllehi’s departure is a significant victory for Mikel Arteta
Signing Willian could be another expensive mistake, showing a concerning lack of imagination
Arsenal’s financial situation means a popular player will have to be sold.
Focusing on the centre backs with limited funds would be a mistake.
Arteta has tightened the Arsenal defence since Project Restart, though at the expense of attacking football