Mesut Özil: An Arsenal Career of Two Halves – Part Two

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To read Part One of this article, click here. Mesut Özil: An Arsenal Career of Two Halves The Second Half In our time of plague (or at least pandemic), it can be easy to forget what life was like at the start of 2020, let alone at the start of 2018, when Arsenal faced the […] READ MORE


Mesut Özil: An Arsenal Career of Two Halves – Part One

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The Premier League returns this weekend, but of course, Mesut Özil will not. Having been left out of both Arsenal’s Premier League squad and Europa League squad, Özil is not eligible to play for Arsenal again until January at the absolute earliest, but by then he will be able to speak to foreign clubs about […] READ MORE


Cup King Mikel Arteta Needs to Improve Arsenal’s League Form

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Arsenal’s ultimately very easy victory over Dundalk in the Europa League continued a remarkable run in all cup competitions under Mikel Arteta, both domestic and European. He has now lost only one of the 13 cup games that he has presided over, in the FA Cup, EFL Cup and Europa League, which, regardless of its […] READ MORE


Five Famous Arsenal Midfield Signings

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Even in the international break, the feelgood factor continues to build at Arsenal. Of course, that is principally because of the transfer deadline day signing of Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid. The Ghanaian midfielder had long been sought after by Mikel Arteta and he finally joined the Gunners for what was by some distance the […] READ MORE


Five Famous Arsenal Wins at Anfield

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So, as almost everyone had expected, Arsenal face not one but two trips to Anfield next week, after Liverpool beat Lincoln City 7-2 in the Carabao Cup to set up a fourth-round match between the clubs almost immediately after their Premier League encounter on Monday night. Given the proximity of the two matches, Mikel Arteta […] READ MORE


What Can Mikel Arteta Achieve Over a Whole Season at Arsenal?

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For a coach to take over a club halfway through a season and lead them to a trophy, as Mikel Arteta did at Arsenal last season, is remarkable enough. For Arteta to have done so in the 2019/20 season, which will surely be remembered forever as ‘the Coronavirus season’ (or at least ‘the first Coronavirus […] READ MORE