Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is impressed with the winning mentality that midfielder Francis Coquelin possesses. The 23-year-old was enjoying regular first team football at Charlton Athletic before the Frenchman decided to end his loan spell prematurely. And with a number of midfielders not available through injury, the youngster became a key element in […]
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says the Gunners have to be consistent if they are to qualify for next season's Champions League. Third placed Arsenal are four points from Manchester City but with only a five-point advantage from sixth placed Southampton. And the Frenchman admits anything can happen in the top part of the table. "The […]
Arsene Wenger believes his Arsenal side are currently "nowhere near" being involved in the race for the Premier League title - but believes a consistent run could change all that.
The Gunners currently sit third in the table and are nine points adrift of league-leaders Chelsea, with Manchester City four points clear in second spot.
The chase for the top four has closed up in recent...
Arsenal handed double injury boost ahead of QPR clash - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Ahead of Arsenal’s trip to Loftus Road in midweek to take on relegation threatened Queens Park Rangers, Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Aaron Ramsey is available for the game while Francis Coquelin could also feature. jack Wilshere however is still recovering from the procedure he has had...
After a shocking team performance midweek versus Monaco, Arsene Wenger should be looking at rotating his team line-up for the weekend game against Everton. One such change that he should be pondering is the reinstatement of Wojciech Szczesny as goalkeeper. Should Wenger ... Read More
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says striker Olivier Giroud is not the reason why the Gunners lost to Monaco in the Champions League. The 28-year-old came under heavy criticism for his below-par performance on Wednesday night and was replaced by Theo Walcott in the 60th minute of the game. But Wenger, who says the Frenchman will […]
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he and his team have to accept criticism after last Wednesday's shock defeat to Monaco. The Gunners were strong favourites to beat the French side in the Champions League but struggled to cope with the organisation and commitment of Leonardo Jardim's men. But the Frenchman insists that there is still […]
In line with Arsenal facing Arsene Wenger’s former club Monaco, Wenger has revealed an experience he had that is close to his heart while managing the French club in 1989. This experience may touch home with Arsenal fans though, rather ... Read More
Fluidity is The Key
Football is not a static game. While lineups on paper and in FIFA may look nice, they are snapshots of an ever-evolving game. Areas of open space, passing lanes and shape of the team are in flux from the first whistle, and don’t stop until the game is done. One formation may appear to look all-powerful on paper, but may fall short of achieving glory on the...