The magnitude of the signing of Mezut Ozil cannot be understated, especially with a club like Arsenal. Renowned for last minute dealings, deep in the heart of France for an 18 year old future wonder kid, Arsene Wenger has finally bucked the trend of recent times and spent a...
Written by Joe Simon: I decided to write this after the announcement of the Ozil transfer. Arsenal spent over £40 million on one of the top attacking midfielders in the world, and whilst most fans were shouting out with joy, or putting little dots over their o's in their twitter...
As the gruelling 2013/14 season enters it's fifth game-week, Jack Wilshere is already well in to another demanding domestic and international campaign. However one question is hanging in the fans minds, where is his best position? With the wealth of talent in the Arsenal midfield Jack needs to find...
I, like most Gooners, can remember smashing my face into the palms of my hands on numerous occasions in recent years; the cause was the familiar sight of Aaron Ramsey needlessly giving away possession. He was constantly running into a crowd, putting the wrong amount of weight on a...
Much has been made of Arsene Wenger’s failure to buy a world class striker this summer.  With Podolski out injured, Walcott misfiring, and Sanogo looking for a job with the Royal Mail, we are short of options upfront.  However, lacking options in no way means we lack quality.  Oliver...
Since his arrival I’ve been a big fan of Olivier Giroud. When he joined the club it was obvious he had the quality and right attributes to be a very valuable player for our club. Despite this he struggled to convince many – but media and fans quickly forgot...
International breaks can often be boring time for football fans, especially when they fall immediately after the close of the transfer window. The elation felt after the sensational capture of Mesut Ozil has now turned to almost unbearable anticipation as we wait to see his first game in an...
A few weeks ago, Arsenal fans were pulling their hair out in frustration as a result of one of the most dismal transfer windows in recent memory. We had scraped 4th place at the end of the season and with only a few weeks left before the transfer window...
Pre-Season & Season Outline Steve Gatting’s U21s side suffered a disastrous pre-season, losing three of the five games, only winning against Sutton United. Carl Laraman’s U18s travelled to Germany for a pre-season tournament held by Borussia Dortmund, competing against the National Chinese football team, Hamburg and Valencia. Unfortunately, the U18s...
Name: Mesut Özil Age: 24 (15/10/1988) Height: 6”0 Nationality: German International Caps: 48 (as of 09/09/2013) Current Club: Arsenal Previous Clubs: Real Madrid, Werder Bremen, Schalke Preferred Foot: Left Position: Attacking Midfield, Right Wing Player Profile:                       Technical: Özil’s technical ability is regarded as one of, if not the cleanest and most precise in world football. Capable of drifting past players...