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olivier Giroud can plan b ever be plan a

Olivier Giroud – Can Plan B Ever Be Plan A

When Robin van Persie moved to Manchester United in 2012, Arsène Wenger opted not to replace him with one player but two. Lukas Podolski, the experienced German international, arrived from 1FC Koln and Olivier Giroud, a title-winner from Montpellier. Podolski, a wide striker as opposed to a winger, settled the quicker of the two, with Giroud […]

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Kostafi - The Key To Arsenal's Title Hopes

Kostafi – The Key To Arsenal’s Title Hopes

As the summer progressed, frustrations among the Arsenal supporters with the lack of cover for the central defenders. The club signed Rob Holding, a promising 20 year-old from Bolton Wanderers but he was one for the future. Experience wasn’t thin on the ground but numbers were. Per Mertesacker was already ruled out for six months following […]

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Alex Iwobi - The Man With The Golden Gun

Alex Iwobi – The Man With The Golden Gun

Alex Iwobi arrived on the Arsenal scene with a weight of expectations on his shoulders. There was a buzz around his name, in the same way, that heralded the arrivals of Cesc Fabregas and Jack Wilshere. Arsenal had once again got their hands on a burgeoning talent, a player who could set the Premier League […]

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