When the Premier League kicked off on 15 August, it was thought that Liverpool will be the strugglers of this season as the Reds have lost their best player Luis Suarez to Barcelona and were unable to find a suitable replacement and it was proved right but Manchester United joined the Merseysiders early on as Louis van Gaal era’s start was not impressive for the Red Devils.
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However as now the Premier League is finding its grip week in, week out amid the untimely International breaks, Arsenal have joined the strugglers camp as their position in the League table suggests clearly. Whether you call it an action of nature against Wenger or not, the bad performance have come amid rumors that the Arsenal board is looking for the successor of the Frenchman.
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When Arsenal signed Alexis Sanchez in the summer with a statement leaving teams like Liverpool and Manchester United behind, it was a statement of intent even before the Premier League begun. Being their 2nd most expensive signing and the 2nd player in as many seasons to leave the limelight of Spanish giants to come for the London club, Alexis Sanchez provided a much needed breeding space for Wenger.
Alexis Sanchez was involved in more than 30goals for Barcelona last summer and by getting his scalp, Arsene Wenger seemed to re-assure his fans that he is a changed man after a much needed FA Cup triumph. However as it is turning out to be now, nothing has changed on ground as far as Arsenal fans are concerned.
Summer moans rise once again!
Summer transfer window wasn’t a success for Arsenal as amid rumors that linked them have with the likes of Sven Bender and Sami Khedira, Arsenal chose quality over quantity as they looked to ignore the midfield spot which was begging their attention.
Price of football is heavy for Arsenal fans!
One more thing that has annoyed Arsenal fans over the last couple of weeks is the #PriceOfFootball campaign started by BBC. As it was suggested time and again that Arsenal are charging their fans more than Bayern Munich and even Manchester City, Arsenal fans have a right to get good value of their money followed by today’s lethargic performance.
Although Arsene Wenger can hide behind the injury factor that has left his team scathed due to which Nacho Monreal played on the center back position, still Arsenal fans have a right to question why Arsenal didn’t signed a seasoned center back with players like Vermalen moving away. So over to you Mr. Wenger.
6 matches – 7 points!
In terms of form guide as suggested earlier, only Tottenham are the top 6 team that is below Arsenal at the moment because with 7 points in the last 6 matches only with 1 win, draws aren’t doing any good for Arsene Wenger’s men. Rather they are epitomizing the anger Arsenal fans are feeling almost every week since the start of this season.
So even if the manager change talk at Arsenal was a part of bit of chit-chat, things – if remaining the same for the next couple of weeks will only materialize the claim Piers Morgan and his bandwagon are demanding from last season.
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