The third international break in 3 months is by far the most frustrating. It’s the guy who gets booted out of the pub and keeps trying to get in. Fuck off. You are boring.
I tried to take in some of the games, I caught a bit of Torreira at The Emirates which was fun. Neymar gave a shout out to a manager he helped push out the door.
“Now it’s easy to say because Arsenal are playing really great football,”
“They are coming from a great run in recent matches and everybody knows he’s a really great coach,”
“We know about their quality and I was really happy to work with him because he’s a really hard working guy. He really wanted to coach us and really wanted to study about football.
“I think he will bring good things for Arsenal, which is a really huge and important club here in England. I wish him luck.”
Very sweet. We are starting to play better football. It’s going to be interesting to see what the reaction of the team is after the break. We have some tough games coming up, so I’m hoping it’s a positive one.
Our first game back is going to be against Bournemouth away. Always a tough game, Eddie Howe is having a great start to the season and his side look like they’ve made strides this summer. They’re only 4 points behind us, which is staggering considering how small a club they are. We’ll have to be on our toes. We then take on Vorskla, followed by 3 really tough games against Spurs, United (A) and Huddersfield. The first two really could make or break our December. They’re certainly tone-setters for what usually is a make or break month, particularly for title chasers (we can dream).
That’s why it’s imperative we land a good result against Bournemouth. They’re not an easy side and the players will certainly feel good if they make something positive happen in that game. I obviously love playing Spurs, but the game is always a toss of a coin. The one I’m most looking forward to is United away. That’s where we’ll find out how far we’ve come. Can our new manager motivate his players to take down a cunning manager who knows how to shithouse?
The rest of our December is fairly straightforward. The smaller clubs generally struggle because they don’t have the squads to deal with the rapid-fire games. I can’t see too many of them seeing us an opp for points like they may have last season. Our big one in the fixture crunch is Liverpool on the 29th of December, nestled between Brighton (before) away and Fulham at home (after). That really is going to be an exciting game, and Emery is going to have to be very clever about how he rests and rotates. We’ll need fire in our legs.
Arsenal are being linked to Christian Pavon, Raul is pushing Boca for a deal apparently.
Right, that’s me done. It’s going to be a struggle this week for content as there’s not a lot going on, but bear with me.
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