Football is back, but Arsenal are not: Where it went wrong vs Brentford

Arsenal started their 2021/22 Premier League campaign with a whimper, with a 2-0 at Brentford, and it left Stephen Bradley with plenty to analyse.

Brentford v Arsenal Premier League Arsenal s Bukayo Saka shows dejection as they concede their second goal during the Premier League match at the Brentford Community Stadium, Brentford Copyright: Daniel Hambury
Brentford v Arsenal Premier League Arsenal s Bukayo Saka shows dejection as they concede their second goal during the Premier League match at the Brentford Community Stadium, Brentford Copyright: Daniel Hambury

He discusses how Kieran Tierney’s success down the left wing was both a blessing and a curse for Arsenal’s attacking play, how playing a striker at left wing needs to be consigned to the past, and why the Gunners’ upcoming fixture list is the last thing Mikel Arteta needs for his long term job security.

 

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