Arsenal v Newcastle: Open Thread

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Just opening up a thread for comments and discussion on today’s game. Some potential talking points to get things going: Lukasz Fabianski’s season-ending surgery, Alex Song and Denilson out for the game and Cesc Fabregas’ week-long asassination in the media. Enjoy! Have your say on Arsenal v Newcastle by leaving a comment.

Wenger’s bold statement

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Speaking at his press conference for the Huddersfield game, Arsene Wenger made this statement about the goalkeeping situation: “At the moment Wojciech is number one. He has done nothing wrong for me to take him out.” It is as bold a statement as I have heard him make about our goalkeepers in a long, long […]

Is Manuel Almunia’s career at Arsenal over?

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Given the strong form of Lukasz Fabianski over the past month, Wojciech Szczesny’s impressive performance against Newcastle United and Arsene Wenger’s unconvincing comments on Thursday afternoon about the state of his elbow injury an important question now needs to be asked: is Manuel Almunia’s career at Arsenal over? In the manager’s usual weekly press conference […]