Tag: Graeme Souness

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 05: David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland (L) speaks to Graham Souness (R) prior to kick off during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Sunderland at Vitality Stadium on November 5, 2016 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Liverpool legend says he’s a ‘closet Arsenal fan’

Liverpool legend Graeme Souness reveals his admiration for Arsenal, praising their progress and potential to overcome past failures.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Kai Havertz of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

German media defend Kai Havertz against ‘malicious’ UK criticism

A review of Sport1's article offering a balanced look at Kai Havertz's struggles at Arsenal, defending the German player from becoming the Premier League's 'whipping boy'

Pundit calls Ozil lazy against Newcastle, only 1 Arsenal player ran more

Yes indeedy, Graeme Souness, here we are again. When you can't think of any new words to say, let's just repeat the same old tired nonsense and hope nobody notices.

Graeme Souness: Leicester players influenced referee – Maitland-Niles shouldn’t have been off

Speaking on Sky Sports, Graeme Souness highlighted how little there was in the foul that ended up getting Ainsley Maitland-Niles sent off, and how the Leicester City players fooled the referee.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Substitute Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Mesut Ozil is still Arsenal’s most creative player even though he’s not playing

Despite being unable to get on the pitch for Arsenal, Mesut Ozil is still the man who creates the most chances for his side.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 28: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace has his shot blocked by Stephan Lichtsteiner of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on October 28, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Media ignore Wilfried Zaha’s dive to focus on Alexandre Lacazette handball

The Daily Mail's coverage of Arsenal's 2-2 draw is nothing short of hilarious as they ignore Wilfied Zaha's dive, declare Arsenal's 2nd illigitimate and lay into Mesut Ozil once again.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal celebrates his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on April 29, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Former Swiss captain defends Xhaka after ‘exaggerated’ media criticism

Former Switzerland captain, Ciri Sforza, and SRF expert, Beni Huggel, have leapt to the defence of Granit Xhaka after the Arsenal midfielder was heavily criticised during the weekend’s game against Manchester United.

‘There is tapping up involved’ – Souness unhappy with Man Utd’s approach for Alexis

Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness admits that he's 'mystified' by Alexis Sanchez's impending move to Manchester United, and insists there must have been 'tapping up' along the line.

Did Alexis celebration really reveal a dressing room split at Arsenal?

Arsenal's celebration for Alexis Sanchez's first goal against Crystal Palace could hint at a dressing room split, according to Thierry Henry and Graeme Souness.

Souness: Ozil has to grasp the concept of hard work

Graeme Souness believes Mesut Ozil must work as hard as he did against Tottenham on a consistent basis.

Souness: Arsenal fans will be frustrated by performance at Goodison

Graeme Souness thinks Arsenal fans will be frustrated that they haven't seen more away performances like the one on Sunday against Everton.

Souness: I find it amazing Wenger’s got the attitude to continue

Graeme Souness believes Arsene Wenger doesn't have players with enough character and quality, and admits being impressed the Arsenal manager has lasted so long at the top.

Souness: Kolasinac could have broken his leg after Luiz tackle

Graeme Souness thinks that Sead Kolašinac was lucky to escape from David Luiz's red card challenge without a broken leg.

Graeme Souness: Oxlade-Chamberlain was right to make Liverpool move

Liverpool legend, Graeme Souness, believes that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made the right decision by signing for Liverpool.

Souness: I don’t see Arsenal competing for the title

Graeme Souness has said that he doesn't see Arsenal challenging for the Premier League title this season.

Graeme Souness demonstrates anti-Granit Xhaka agenda perfectly

Graeme Souness recently demonstrated the media's bias towards Granit Xhaka perfectly.
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Pundits agree damage at Arsenal means even manager change won’t make them contenders

Gary Neville believes that even if Arsenal get rid of Arsene Wenger they won’t win the league while other pundits think Arsenal have fallen too far behind now.

Arsene Wenger uncertainty gives ‘weak’ Arsenal players excuse says Souness

Graeme Souness has hit out at Arsenal, claiming that the lack of a decision over Arsene Wenger’s future is handing the weaker players in the squad an excuse to be rubbish.

Souness – Arsenal need 5 or 6 world-class players to win title

Ever the ray of sunshine, Graeme Souness has been talking to The Times about Arsenal's title credentials, or lack thereof.
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Souness – This must be a concern for Arsenal fans

Hold the press: for once, I agree with something Graeme Souness said.

Graeme Souness: Kos could have prevented Liverpool win

Graeme Souness is convinced that having Laurent Koscielny play against Liverpool on Sunday could have prevented a couple of goals and therefore Arsenal's loss.

Wenger believes criticism is emotional and over the top

Arsenal came in for heavy criticism on Sunday, with the mentality of the squad a particularly prevalent talking point. It was hardly surprising, the Gunners had,...

Why tactics, not mentality, decide games and win titles

Graeme Souness' spectacular rant on the mentality of the Arsenal players has gone around the internet and been applauded, but nobody is daring to...

Why Graeme Souness’ scathing criticism of Arsenal is warranted

It's rare that I actually agree with anything Graeme Souness says but for once, unfortunately, this is the case. Following our 3-2 defeat at Old...

Sky Sports pundit defends Mertesacker after sending off against Chelsea

Although the majority of the pundits in the Sky Sports studio after our 1-0 loss against Chelsea on Sunday supported the referee's decision to...

Souness: Cech will continue to be world class

Graeme Souness sticks up for Petr Cech after questionable first performance.

VIDEO: Sky pundits – Arsenal must spend

With the season drawing to a close and a top three finish all but confirmed there are now two main talking points. Have Arsenal made...