After picking up just 3 points in their last 5 games, it is safe to say that Unai Emery’s Arsenal… Continue reading
Saturday afternoon sees Arsenal return to Emirates Stadium, following the international break, with Ralph Hasenhüttl’s Southampton outfit the opponents.
Here is a detailed look into Unai Emery’s poor man management at Arsenal.
A number of Arsenal players were in action during the interlude, both at youth and senior level.
Getting up and down the pitch for 90 mins isn’t easy at all. It entails a variety of traits, ranging from speed, on the ball quality, passing, final ball to positional sense, awareness and 1 v 1 defending.
People say all the time that Pépé isn’t a great dribbler. I disagree. I think he’s very clever with his runs. He may not be aesthetically pleasing all the time, but boy is he effective! Last season, he was the second most fouled player in Ligue 1 and completing 2.7 successful dribbles per game. We need someone who can carry the ball high up the pitch and retain possession. There is a saying, ‘You have the ball, you don’t concede’.