Happy League Cup eve my friends. Should be a cracker. It’s finally a chance to rest all our major names, and thankfully this year, there’s literally no need to even have them on the bench.
A nice quick one to ease you into a sweet Monday morning. Let’s play 5 things we loved about the Bournemouth game. Or maybe 5 things about the Bournemouth game.
Wenger followed through:
No, not in his pants, he followed through on his comments from the press conference on Xhaka. He realised that having a ball playing group of midfielders might be a good idea and it might free up our better players. He didn’t only elect to play Xhaka, who we suspected might land a game, he also played the quietly impressive Elneney.
Arsenal are supporting Stonewalls Rainbow Laces campaign this weekend. The players will all rock out with fancy laces this weekend in support of the LGBT community.
I personally think this is a great cause. The people who complain that this sort of thing shouldn’t be part of football should ask themselves whether they carried the same view when FIFA said no to poppies recently. Both are incredibly important and neither should be sidelined. A sneaky peak at some of the very sad comments on Arsenal’s twitter page will tell you all you need to know about how much work needs to be done around the world to stop people bothering themselves about who people choose to love.