Category Archives: The Bergy Blog

Why Arsenal should go all out for Monchi

If Arsenal are genuinely serious about appointing a director of football for the first time in the club’s history, then there really is only one man for the job. His name is Ramón Rodríguez Verdejo, although you may well know … Continue reading

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Be Counted or be Accountable

To say the atmosphere around Arsenal is palpable would be kind to say the least. The last 18 months have been frustrating not only in terms of the agonisingly repetitive November slump, round of 16 exit from the Champion’s League … Continue reading

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Why it all needs to be burnt to the ground

I was talking to my friend Jess in the aftermath of the Bayern massacre in London last week, and she made a rather interesting reference to Alexis Sánchez grinning on the bench during our discussion. While it’s clear both Sánchez … Continue reading

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Is Arsène Wenger leaving Arsenal a sinking ship?

It has often been said about Arsène Wenger that no matter when he leaves Arsenal he will be leaving the club perfectly setup for his successor. Increasingly, that moment looks as though it may well be upon us this summer … Continue reading

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Every Arsenal blog you read this week should be about Oxlade-Chamberlain

And why not? He’s come into a position he has very little top level experience in at a time we really need someone to give us a new option and has excelled in so many different ways. Chamberlain came through … Continue reading

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What Arsenal’s January could have been

At the end of the transfer window, we asked our master at spying young talent to name three youngsters that could help out our first XI in positions we need.  Not only has Drew picked out three gems, but also … Continue reading

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Danny Welbeck can really be like a new signing at Arsenal

It is a cliché that often comes out around this time. While fans are frothing at the mouth for their club to loosen the purse strings and add to their squad, managers trot out the usual line to curtail supporters’ … Continue reading

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To press or not to press: the Arsenal conundrum

The world of football has changed dramatically over the last 10 years. The new era of football comes from pressing. Modern day teams are highly drilled both physically and mentally on this art and every team has their own style of pressing. … Continue reading

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Sánchez’ versatility improving Arsenal’s flexibility

The questions surrounding Arsenal’s center forward have always been a topic of debate; sometimes more heated than it’s needed to be. After being spoiled throughout the years by the likes of Ian Wright, Dennis Bergkamp, Thierry Henry, and Robin van … Continue reading

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Arsenal’s British Core: Time to Stick or Twist

At the moment, Arsenal is a football club at a crossroads. Everywhere you look there are signs of division and the possibility for events to go one of two ways. The contracts of Alexis Sánchez and Mesut Özil are perhaps … Continue reading

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