The Arsenal FC thread

Discussion in 'World Sports' started by Shzm13, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. Ronin

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    Arsenal strike back. 2-1 Arsenal.
     
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    I stand corrected. Arsenal get the well deserved win. Should of been a few more goals by them. But what a finish!
     
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    I hope this win doesn't save Wenger's job.
     
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    Who is out there that is better than Wenger? I think it was the prudent move.
     
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    I think it was probably a prudent move based on the fact that they've waited too long to make a decision. If they were going to make a move they should have made the decision months ago so that the new manager would be in place right at the beginning of the summer.

    But Wenger isn't exactly working miracles here. He finished 5th with the 4th highest wages in the PL. There's plenty of managers who could do that.
     
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    The day Thomas Tuchel leaves Dortmund? Come on, I don't buy the "too late" excuse.
     
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    Fair enough. He just left today.
     
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    They definitely have time to find someone to be manager. But the issue is giving the new manager time to identify what changes he needs to make and also deciding the future of quite a few players who's contracts are going to be up next year. It would have been much better to announce a couple of months ago that this would be Wenger's last year, give him a send off, and then line-up the next manager who could then have time to get prepare for the summer transfers, especially if Sanchez and/or Ozil are leaving. I think a move decided today, then at least a week (maybe more) to bring someone new in, at this point could leave them in a tough position. Not impossible but tougher than it should be so I can see the reasoning.

    Personally, I am definitely ready for a move and have been since at least 2014. If they had announced today that Wenger wasn't getting a new deal, I'd be happy. I'd be concerned about the summer, but at least I'd have something different to look forward to instead of the same thing every season.
     
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    Stout I gave my cards a victory...

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    I'd kill for the kind of 'mediocrity' Arsenal have 'endured' the last few years under Wenger. I agree that he's been getting stale in the job, but damn, you lot just won ANOTHER FA Cup, and are complaining about mediocrity. Suffer some of the ups and downs of some other Premiership--or former--Premiership sides, and see how it feels :)
     
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    It's all relative though. I'm sure Nottingham Forrest would kill to be in Newcastle's shoes. Arsenal are one of the top 10 richest clubs in the world. The FA Cups are great but a club with those resources should be doing better in the league and the CL.
     
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    Stout I gave my cards a victory...

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    They should be doing better. And, like I said, Wenger has gotten stale there. But mediocrity comments? Cry me a river :)
     
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    Tuchel and Jardim. Even Allegri rumors a few months ago. Also, Tuchel was rumored to be leaving for months now. The Arsenal board had time to line up a replacement if they wanted to.
     
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    Honestly, you complaining about anything having to do with Arsenal is much ado about nothing. You're highlight is either a) avoiding relegation or b) squeaking into the Europa League. You don't have much room to complain. The bottom half of the table might as well be a different league than the top half.
     

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