August 28, 2012 by
Why Arsenal Do Not Need Yann M’Vila by Adnan
Yann M’Vila – a French lad who we seem to have been linked with since the beginning of time. The youngster has been labeled the new Patrick Viera due to the fact they both play in the defensive midfield role, they are both French and not much else! Put his attitude problem aside he has got everything going for him. He’s only 21 and has got international caps for France under his belt and is undoubtedly talented. However the fact of the matter is that we do not need him. .......Read the full article here
August 12, 2011 by
There will be many Arsenal fans a little surprised at Arsene Wenger’s statement that he won’t be buying any more central defenders, as the four we have are enough for the team.
Wenger has been linked with the Werder Bremen centre-back Per Mertesacker, and was asked if there was any truth in the rumours by the German magazine Kicker. “We currently have four central defenders,” he replied, “and so there is no need for another.”
Okay so Arsenal already have Thomas Vermaelen, Laurent Koscielny, Johan Djourou and Sebastien Squillaci in the first team, and Wenger has promoted Ignasi Miquel to join them. We can all only hope that the young Spaniard will move above Squillaci in the pecking order, but he is hardly the big experienced hardman we were expecting to help the major problem of conceding from set-pieces. .......Read the full article here