Plenty to chew on in action-packed week at Arsenal

After a lengthy and worrying lull in activity at Arsenal it seems things have suddenly exploded into life in the last week or so. No sooner had young centre back Rob Holding arrived from Bolton – presumably to provide some cover for the first-choice trio of Laurent Koscielney, Gabriel, and Per Mertesacker – than the…

Who is Mauro Icardi and should we be excited yet?

Rumour persists that Arsenal have made a big-money move for Argentinean striker Mauro Icardi. Social media went into meltdown today when Icardi’s wife – who also happens to be his agent – sent out a tweet from London, with speculation rife that she is in town to meet with Arsenal representatives. There has been no…

Signings are Coming…or at least we hope so anyway!

At what point does it become acceptable to panic over the lack of signings made by Arsenal this summer? Is it too early to indulge in a bit of hand-wringing and teeth-gnashing, or should I wait until a week before the start of the season, when we are all losing our collective shit? After a…

Was Arsene Wenger right to issue Henry ultimatum?

Thierry Henry is said to have turned down the chance to coach Arsenal’s Under 18 side because it would mean calling a halt to his fledgling career in TV punditry. By all accounts, Arsene Wenger gave Thierry the choice of becoming the full-time coach of the Under 18s or continuing as a pundit – the…