Friday 9 September 2011

The obvious

Tomorrow we need three points, it would be nice if it was a convincing victory with a big scoreline, but franky I would be happy with any form of three points given our dire start to the season.

Swansea are a good capable side, they knock the ball around nicely and have a bit of pace up front. Their performances thus far show they will be no walkover.

Meanwhile we will be playing a defence that has never played together before and at least one or two other new signings, it may not all click instantaneously.

Szczesny will be in goal, the back 4 looks like being sagna-mertesacker-kos-gibbs as santos is not yet match fit. I am sure the midfield three will be arteta-ramsey and one of coquelin/frimpong, both have made excellent starts, although frimpong's rash naivety cost us against liverpool, coquelin was our best outfield played at Old Trafford.

The front three is where I think things get very interesting. Theo will be right of the forward line, RVP central, the left sided spot is where I would love to see the Ox selected. The other options are the Korean Park, who I would be quite happy with (i have since been told he awaits a work permit) or the lacklustre Arshavin, who I would rather not see start. Please gamble with the Ox Arsene! This would be my side

Sagna - Mertesacker - Kos - Gibbs
Ramsey - Frimpong - Arteta
Walcott - RVP - AOC

It's strange to say but tomorrow really feels like the start of our season, everyone needs to get behind the lads tomorrow. However I have no issue with people making it very clear that they are unhappy with certain management strategies the club have employed in recent years. Mistakes must be learnt from if progress is to be maximal.


Anonymous said...

i think santos is match fit...since theo wants the front role,let chamberlain play the wing..then start walcott and van persie upfront...have alex chamberlain and rosicky on the wings

1979gooner said...

Wenger has said santos is not match fit. Rosicky injured I think.

Anonymous said...

....and Park is still to get a Work permit.