Is Emery brave enough, or foolish enough to play 4-2-3-1 at Anfield?

In the last two fixtures Unai Emery has plumped for a stable 4-2-3-1, with a midfielder in the number 10 role behind the front striker, using two advanced wide forwards either side. Against Newcastle it was Nelson and Mkhi, with Aubameyang up front. Against Burnley the fit-again Lacazette started up front with Aubameyang switching to […]

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Is Xhaka even a guaranteed starter?

Bouncing off the back of an excellent 2:1 victory against Burnley, Dani Ceballos is naturally getting the plaudits after a star-studded home debut but it was the performances of Willock and Guendouzi that again provided the platform for our performance. I feel like I am going to write similar articles all season, but was pleasantly […]

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Did we learn anything from Newcastle?

I was excited to see what happened at Newcastle, not simply because it was the first game of the season, but actually because this is Emery’s team now. Newcastle wasn’t the whole picture and we probably won’t really be seeing what his team looks like until October, when the majority of the players are back […]

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Unai Emery’s Arsenal

We’re here and we’re the other side of the transfer window, in the UK at least. No more incoming transfers. There is outbound business still to be done I suspect, involving Elneny, Mustafi, Nacho or more likely, Kolasinac. Watch this space. Kolasinac is on big money, as is Mustafi and I’m certain we want to […]

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