Lucas Torreira

Lucas Torreira Signing (and others) a Signal of Intent

July 10, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

You’ve already known it was happening, but today we got confirmation of the signing of one Uruguayan midfielder. Lucas Torreira officially joins Arsenal in the wake of his elimination from the World Cup for somewhere between €25 and €30 million. Add Lichtsteiner, Bernd Leno and Sokratis to the list, and the club [Read More]

Cech v Leno

Cech v Leno: Expected Goals Against Debate

June 23, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

Most Arsenal fans have cried out for a Petr Cech replacement for a number of months now. Well, the club finally listened and bought Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen just the other day. On paper, it seems Arsenal has a new number one. However, the expected goals against (xGA) from [Read More]

Sokratis Papastathopoulos: Good Fit at Arsenal?

June 6, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

Arsenal made their first transfer of the Unai Emery era earlier this week. Stephan Lichtsteiner officially joined the Gunners from Juventus on a free. Now, attention moves to other areas of the pitch in which this Arsenal side have needs. With center-back high on that list and a certain Head [Read More]

Lucas Perez

What Could Lucas Perez do for Arsenal?

May 30, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

I recently did an end of season Loan Review, which featured a certain signing from the summer of 2016. In that year, Lucas Perez left Deportivo La Coruña to join up with the Arsenal but found life difficult in north London. So, after just one season, he re-joined the Spanish [Read More]

Unai Emery's First Arsenal Press Conference

Unai Emery’s First Arsenal Press Conference

May 23, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

David Ornstein broke the news the other day that the Gunners had a new manager. Now, Unai Emery’s first Arsenal press conference is over and fans have a chance to judge their new man for the first time. Unai Emery’s First Arsenal Press Conference Opening Statement Unai Emery’s first Arsenal [Read More]

New numbers

Kit & Caboodle: New Numbers, New Look for Gunners

May 22, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

While the 2018-2019 home kit leaked weeks ago, the club had not made an official announcement. That changed today, as Puma and Arsenal released their first official promotional video ahead of the launch. Meanwhile, the squad gets another sort of new look, as four first-team players got new numbers. New [Read More]

Arsenal loan review

How Did They Do? The Arsenal Loan Review

May 21, 2018 Martin Hawkins 1

Last August, nine Arsenal players left the Emirates in search of more playing time. Then, in January, two more joined their ranks. Just how did they do on loan? Here is the end of season Arsenal loan review to whet your appetite. 2017-2018 Arsenal Loan Review Lucas Perez The Spanish [Read More]