Following another home defeat, Matthew and Paul ponder the Arsenal puzzle: Is it the players, the tactics, the coach or all three?

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2020 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
(Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

They also discuss what can be done without new signings, what do we have to hope for, and why concussion substitutes aren’t already in use.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal (R) celebrates with teammates (L-R) Kieran Tierney, Alexandre Lacazette, Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka after scoring their team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on January 18, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around England remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Goodbye Mesut, Hello Emile!

A full house as Matthew, Anita, Stephen and special guest, Lana, bask in the warm glow of the second half performance against Newcastle.
Arsenal vs Newcastle United tactics board

Tactics Board | Arsenal vs Newcastle 17/01/2021

Stephen Bradley is back for Daily Cannon with a much more enjoyable game to analyse, looking at how Arsenal beat Newcastle United 3-0 on Monday night.
Crystal Palace's Ivorian striker Wilfried Zaha (L) clashes with Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 14, 2021. (Photo by Julian Finney / POOL / AFP)

Episode 271: Back to Life, Back to Reality for Arsenal

In this week's podcast, Matthew and Paul look back at the FA Cup victory over Newcastle and the thrilling draw against Crystal Palace, and are reminded that the green shoots of progress are just that.
Arsenal's Kieran Tierney warms up prior to the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Copyright: Michael Regan

Episode 270: Arsenal rising as Big Sam is Grand Slammed

Matthew and Paul enjoy the forgotten feeling of 3 Arsenal wins in a row and positive goal difference, while celebrating the return of beautiful football.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Emile Smith Rowe, Alexandre Lacazette, and Hector Bellerin after scoring his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on December 26, 2020 in London, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Andrew Boyers - Pool/Getty Images)

Episode 269: Can we play Chelsea every week?

A happier podcast (with new & improved sound quality!) this week as Matthew is joined by Anita and Paul to bask in the long forgotten glow of a league win.