The Unpopular Blogger – Deadline Day Review


What you saw there was the result of total incompetence by the board, the manager, Steve Bould, the kit man, the tea lady, the spirit of Herbert Chapman, Piers Morgan, Tim Payton, Nicklas Bendtner, Fresh Arsenal’s deadline day team, the person who runs the Arsenal twitter page, Bully from ArsenalFanTV, Abou Diaby, the developer who updates the teams in FIFA 14, Danny Welbeck’s mother, Louis van Gaal, Sir Alex Ferguson and Yann M’Vila.

Due to their incompetence, there is a very good chance we might not do the quadruple this season. And I’ll tell you something – one of them, if not all eighteen of them have got to go. I have one message to them all; either shape up or get out! Especially Sir Alex Ferguson – look at the state of him.

If you haven’t guessed already, I’m not very pleased with our deadline day acquisition. Danny Welbeck. Danny bloody Welbeck. Yes, he performed fairly well for Liverpool last season, but that was mainly due to the influence of Luis Suarez. I highly doubt he’ll be able to beat his record of 21 Premier League goals which he set last season. He will more likely reach 5-10 in all competitions…

As for the rest of our non-activity, I’m appalled. Was Arsene Wenger even trying to sign players, or was he too busy refereeing some ‘charity game’ in Rome? Why on earth was he was trying to help the needy when he should have been offering 28/30-year-old Radamel Falcao £360,000 a week in salary? Get your priorities right, Wenger!

It’s best not to ask me about the lack of a new centre-back or defensive midfielder. We were rumoured to have made bids of William Carvalho and Matija Nastasić, but both offers were too low and were rejected. I have a lot of experience in the transfer market thanks to football simulations such as Football Manager and FIFA 14, and it is clear to me that the club did not make enough of an effort to buy the players they needed. If your first bid fails, you just bid again straight away. If the second bid is rejected, then just load an earlier save. It’s simple.

This window has been a total disaster. No *signings. No **money spent. No ambition. No passion. Wenger out!

*Ignore all the signings we made before deadline day, or this bit doesn’t make sense.

**Welbeck cost £16 million, but it’s best if you ignore that too. Same reason as above.

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