Double dose of bad news! No Arteta contract but Coquelin is close to staying…

Morning all. Team news ahead of Sunday from Le Boss: The squad will be exactly the same as last Sunday. The only uncertainty we have is Alexis Sanchez who has a hamstring concern, and that will be decided on Saturday. He might be out for Sunday. The only [other] difference is that Gabriel is available […]

No more Debuchy and Monreal. Ljungberg & Henry take steps towards management…

Morning all. So Gabriel is finally an Arsenal player and if he’s as hard as he looks, we are in for a treat. We’ve lack a bit of physicality at the back for a while now, probably since the day Big Sol left us. Actually, make that Martin Keown, he didn’t take much c**p did he…. So, […]

Contract signed, Debut expected & Riley does it again!!

Morning all. Mikel Arteta has signed a one year contract extension according to his agent. I’m sure a few fans will be pleased about that…. Work permit secured, Joel Campbell is in Spain, yet still nothing officially confirmed by Arsenal.com about Gabriel. They do like to keep us all waiting don’t they, perhaps Arsene is waiting […]

Sack Him! Back In For Real Star? Rosicky Ruled The Day….

Morning all. Prior to yesterdays game, one or two players from the Brighton camp, hoped Arsene Wenger would field a strong side. They wanted to be really tested and as well, they wanted their fans to see the best on show. And to a degree, that’s what they got, certainly by the end. But with that […]

Transfer ‘Done Deal’ Leaked! Respect The FA Cup, Respect Brighton!

Morning all. According to Sky Sports, Villarreal have confirmed their defender Gabriel Paulista will sign for Arsenal subject to a work permit, with forward Joel Campbell joining the Spanish side on loan as part of the deal. This work permit issue really concerns me as when do we ever get those decisions go in our favour? […]

No Changes Says Arsene! Paulista Deal Off?

Morning all. I go from being too romantic to too pragmatic. We knew that it was important for us to be a bit more cautious. We wanted to be a bit more reassured. Last year we conceded many goals in big games so maybe we were a bit more focused on defending well together. But […]