MIKEL Arteta comes across as an earnest, decent sort of fellow, one that may not, ultimately, be successful but will get the benefit of the doubt longer than some less popular characters in the management game. After Arsenal were beaten … Continue reading Arsenal are in a turnaround project – Arteta needs time
SOME Arsenal fans may be a touch disappointed that their club has not hired a marque manager, a black-suited, designer-stubbled touchline acrobat with heaps of attitude. Such people feel that an elite club needs to have an elite manager to … Continue reading Arteta’s background makes his appointment exciting
ARSENAL and Tottenham Hotspur may have something in common other than a shared geography – they have hosted influential and extremely gifted managers who operate on an autocratic basis. Arsène Wenger was well known to be his own man, stubborn … Continue reading The sins of Wenger and Pochettino, strangely similar
ALTHOUGH some people believe Arsenal’s current ownership structure has given the club an air of respectability and a reputation for restraint, there is no doubt it has contributed to the North London institution falling behind many of its peers. Rightly … Continue reading Unrest in the luxury suite at Arsenal
THIS coming summer is going to be dominated by managerial appointments, or at least, the search for appropriate candidates. With Paris St. Germain and Arsenal looking for a new coach and Chelsea likely to be in the same race, there’s … Continue reading Football Media Watch: The fascination with Tuchel
THE ONGOING debate over Jack Wilshere’s contract with Arsenal, which is likely to continue for some weeks, took another turn recently with the offer of reduced terms from the club, some months after manager Arsene Wenger told the player he … Continue reading Football Media Watch: Wilshere or won’t he?