Christopher Weeks

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An avid Arsenal fan from Birmingham (the other one). Loves a good 6 AM kickoff.
Unai Emery (right) with Arsenal’s director of football Raúl Sanllehí. Photograph: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

Raul Sanllehi’s Finest Hour: Arsenal’s transfer window assessed

A month ago, all of this would have been unbelievable.
HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 09: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Arsenal FC at John Smith's Stadium on February 9, 2019 in Huddersfield, United Kingdom. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

3 reasons Unai Emery actually got it right at Huddersfield

The Arsene Wenger era at Arsenal was all about the style of play, often at the expense of tactical flexibility. Unai Emery has been the exact opposite.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal celebrates after scoring during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on December 02, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

3 reasons why Spurs spanking epitomises Unai Emery’s Arsenal revolution

Unai Emery has brought new life to Arsenal.
ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 05: Midfielder Miguel Almiron #10 of Atlanta United dribbles during the game against the New York Red Bulls at Bobby Dodd Stadium on March 5, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Arsenal not crazy: 24 Mesut Ozil replacement playing in MLS a star waiting to...

Miguel Almirón was linked with a move to Arsenal last year and the rumours have started circling again so who is he and why do Arsenal want him?
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal chases the ball during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Analysing why Unai Emery is starting Matteo Guendouzi and not Lucas Torreira

Lucas Torreira was Arsenal’s most expensive signing of the summer. When on the pitch, he has been objectively and subjectively one of the best players on the pitch. So why has he yet to start a match under Unai Emery?
Paris Saint-Germain's Spanish headcoach Unai Emery gives a press conference at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on May 7, 2018 on the eve of the French Cup final football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Les Herbiers VF. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Aubameyang left: How Arsenal will play under Unai Emery & predicted XI v Atletico...

Unai Emery has announced a commitment to playing “The Arsenal Way” since his introductory press conference. He has expressed his commitment to exciting and attacking play—but just what will that look like with him at the helm?

3 top Arsenal targets for key position

Arsenal already have two defensive signings already on the way in Sokratis and Stephan Lichtsteiner. With an Aaron Ramsey extension looking more and more likely, and the club being sorted in attack, a goalkeeper seems the most important signing.
Aaron Ramsey, Hattrick hero v Everton

3 reasons Arsenal must pay this world class star what he demands

Arsenal have had an absolute contract mess on their hands in the last year and it doesn't look like it will get any better soon.

2 Italian managers perfect for Arsenal’s defensive woes without replacing defenders

Arsenal are largely expected to splash the cash on a defender and/or goalkeeper in the summer, but perhaps the long-needed managerial change will be the answer to the problems at the back instead.

Impressive business from Arsenal must now be turned into immediate success

Arsenal made the best out of several bad situations this January transfer window, and with more players moving in and out of the club than any winter in recent memory, this month has felt like a whirlwind.

Arsenal are a shambles and they’re about to make it much much worse

After matchday 23, Arsenal sit sixth. Having just lost to 17th (at the time) Bournemouth, everything appears to have hit rock bottom.

Arsenal must retain these two important attributes to be successful

From the mood of everyone surrounding the club coming out of the North London Derby, you wouldn’t think Arsenal were in trouble in the table at all.
ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 05: Midfielder Miguel Almiron #10 of Atlanta United dribbles during the game against the New York Red Bulls at Bobby Dodd Stadium on March 5, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Not crazy: 23 and playing in MLS and he can replace Mesut Ozil at...

Miguel Almirón was linked with a move to Arsenal last year, and the rumours have started circling again. Last January, he moved from Lanus in...
Per Mertesacker

3 reasons under-rated deender should be starting for Arsenal

Per Mertesacker has been a rock at the back since joining Arsenal in 2011. Here are a few reasons why the big man should be put back in the starting XI.

This midfield partnership could lead Arsenal to a long-awaited title

With Granit Xhaka and Aaron Ramsey, Arsenal have a midfield partnership that can finally boss the game around. Recruiting a top midfielder is easier said...

Alexis has racked up an insane amount of mileage

Alexis Sanchez has played for a mind-boggling number of minutes since joining Arsenal. In his three Premier League seasons, he has played in 103 of 114 matches.

Arsenal placing trust in 24-year-old with no experience: Are they mad?

Emi Martinez has waited patiently at Arsenal. Now is the time to step up or step away

Why Lacazette means no more excuses for Arsenal

The signing of Alexandre Lacazette is obviously a landmark one for Arsenal. Lacazette is a star The Gunners have been searching for a star at striker...

How Chelsea’s defensive revolution helped Arsenal find their way

This season, a new formation and tactical system swept the Premier League, and to some extent world football.

Why what Wenger wants isn’t what he needs at Arsenal

There has been much debate around the structure of Arsenal’s hierarchy but what is a director of football and how could it help Arsene Wenger return to his glory days

5 brilliant reasons the Europa League can a blessing for Arsenal

This hellish Premier League season has come to a close, and Arsenal finished just outside the top four for the first time in some fans’ lifetime.

Reasons for Arsenal to be optimistic ahead of Manchester United showdown

Why even watch Arsenal v United, it's just going to go badly, right?

The surprising player bringing hope to Arsenal

Nacho Monreal had scored two crucial goals in the span of 72 hours. So it is fitting that a player who works so hard for such little credit is finally having his moment in the spotlight.

Ozil, Xhaka and Wengerball: Lessons from Arsenal's win over West Ham

Arsenal took home all three points against West Ham, ending a run of games in which they played like a bunch of idiots.

Arsenal's Defensive Woes Continue

Arsenal’s defence was an absolute shambles at times against Manchester City.
Alexandre Lacazette

Why £70m would be money well spent for Arsenal on this forward

Alexandre Lacazette has been linked with Arsenal for several years running but is he really woth his £70m price tag?

4 brilliant players who could replace Santi Cazorla at Arsenal

When Arsene Wenger said that “you wouldn’t necessarily find a Cazorla even if you wanted to,” I thought, “Sounds like a challenge!”