Unless he swaps Nasri for Tevez! And we are closer to Argentina than Manchester so who knows, but it’s the sort of hardball we should be playing, sign him Arsene and all will be forgiven.
Let’s start with what our esteemed leader said yesterday – Our squad is too big, with too many players.
Yes he really said that, and yes he really has sold Cesc and Nasri, the day before our season begins, my goodness.
Let’s go back 2 weeks, then he said that if we sold our two best players we are showing that Arsenal are not an ambitious club.
Yesterday he said ‘ManU sold Ronaldo, does that mean they have no ambition?’
NO ARSENE IT MEANT THEY GOT £80MIL FOR ONE PlAYER, not £50mil plus add-ons for two.
So where I struggle is the statements he makes, he comes out with stuff and then says the opposite down the line, like the Wenger classic of 3 years ago, ‘Judge me in May’ I did! Unfortunately no one at Arsenal remembered.
Maybe next time any of our chums at the AST or whoever has Q&A’s could ask Gazidas or dare I say it Wenger about these huge contradictions, are there no checks and balances at Arsenal? Don’t worry, I know the answer, that question was rhetorical.
Now the reason we have too big a squad is because you fill it with useless kids, then you fail to get rid of those you fall out with, Bendtner, Denilson, Eboue or Vela spring to mind. Or useless older players like Squillaci and Almunia, I mean our number one is Chezzer, yet Almunia keeps the squad number and is still being paid, even though he doesn’t play anymore, same with Bendtner and Eboue.
You pay your useless players so much that we can’t give them away, then you get rid of Clichy, Cesc and Nasri and buy in 6 teenagers (including Campbell) and Gervinho, then say our squad is too big, and no one at Arsenal questions you, weird as hell that.
And you paid £15mil for a 17 year old that’s never played outside of the old second division, but say £17mil for an England centreback is crazy money, who’s the crazy one?.
Our self sustaining model would be even better if you cleared half of our overpaid squad out wouldn’t it?
I hear cesc has been a complete cock through the summer, and you let him, now it appears you are letting him go cheap, because Barca won’t pay what he’s worth, don’t forget last summer you said £60mil. He has 4 years left on his contract and the season starts today, I say let him rot.
Nasri I don’t blame, take the money (or Tevez) and move on, but leaving it all so late is shameful and shocking business, shocking.
Then he compounds it with this statement ‘We feel we were very close last year and that we can improve from what we achieved. We will be in there, don’t worry,’
Close? Close? We were 4th and miles behind, then we sell our 2 best players and he thinks we’ll improve, was he watching pre-season? I was.
Now if Arsenal can sign Juan Mata, Jadson, Gary Cahill and Scott Dann using the £60m we are about to receive, that still leaves the original £25mil from the sale of those flats to get in Tevez or Benzema, now that would be making a statement and that would be a team that could win the league. No doubt. But we have to invest.
All the Barca players are tweeting that Cesc has left, all the papers and the feeds are too, only Arsenal have said nothing, because if we the fans are told on Monday, we won’t mind as much, this management team are not the full shilling are they? What, they don’t think we read?
Anyway, forget them, they aren’t going to spoil the first day of the season, this is it, this is the beginning of the EPL and our road to silverware.
Today we travel to Newcastle, but without Jack, our new midfield general. How will will fare? Read on…
We always start well, last year we went to Liverpool and got a draw, the season before we beat Everton 6-1 away, so we have it in us, and with all the criticism we have had then maybe we’ll see some fight, Newcastle have lost top players from last year and their newbies haven’t bedded in, well not like ours anyway, Jenkinson, Gervihno and Chamberlain, well I expect Gervinho to play today and I expect he’ll get on the scoresheet, so me, I expect to win, if Wenger thinks we can win the league, then games like this shouldn’t be tough, we have those to come.
I’m not sure what team to expect, I think Robin is fit, but Jack, Joel and Andre aren’t, so here’s my guess for today.
Sagna Djourou Vermaelen Gibbs
Song Ramsey Rosicky
Walcott RVP Gervinho
I’m saying Djourou because I think he’s fit and Koscielny has a knock, but if not then he’ll play Kozzer in there, either way I’m not fussed, both are not good enough but both are better than Squillaci.
I expect a high scoring game because even with our hamstrung captain we are by far the better team, I don’t expect them to get more than one goal, don’t forget the 4-4 draw last season was because that twit Diaby got sent off, he didn’t realise you can’t smack nasty players in the cakehole if they foul you, silly sod, he was having his best game for us at the time. Never mind, that was last season and this year as I didn’t go and support another team I am behind my beloved Arsenal again.
So I’m going for a 4-1 win, yes I know, I’m predicting scores again because I feel lucky this season, the Tevez rumour has cheered me up, not because he’ll come, but because we are doing what I’ve been crying out for, playing hardball.
The only person that will be unhappy with the Cesc transfer will be Thiago Alcantara, me I’m deliighted, I hope his hamstrings rot, and I would like to thank Barca for their cash, once again we can add it to the £28mil for Overmars and Petit, the £2.5mil for Gio, the £16mil for Henry, the £15mil for Hleb and now the £40mil for Cesc.
That’s £101,500mil and we paid £500k for Cesc, ha, ha no wonder your economy is in the shitter you stupid pikies!
I think you’ve done more for Arsenal finances than the Arsene Wenger has!
Have a great day Grovers, back to football, hope and maybe some silverware at last.
For the record, I’m delighted we’ve signed Campbell, from the youtube clips, he looks a real prospect.
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