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29 Aug 2018 08:21:10
Hi Ed. has Ya ya Toure passed a medical with us?

AWRAWA

{Ed001's Note - I don't know who he had the medical with. Just because it took place in London does not mean it is necessarily with a London side.}


1.) 29 Aug 2018 08:38:41
Do we want Yaya?


2.) 29 Aug 2018 09:27:46
I still think he would do a job for a season or 2. Ramsey out, move xhaka forward slip Yaya next to guendozi and give him a proper role model to learn from.


3.) 29 Aug 2018 10:10:31
Move xhaka forward to where? Front of the job center que lol.


4.) 29 Aug 2018 10:30:06
Ya ya could privide the experienced leader we are crying out for:
Cech
Bellerin Mustafi Sokratis Monreal
Torreira Toure
Welbeck Ozil Xhaka
Aubameyang

Leno
Lichtsteiner Holding Mavropanos Kolasinac
Guendouzi Maitland-Niles
Mkhitaryan Ramsey Iwobi
Lacazette.


5.) 29 Aug 2018 11:45:53
Xhaka would do a job out wide. 👍.


6.) 29 Aug 2018 12:21:54
A job. but a bad job out wide, no way could he run the wing.


7.) 29 Aug 2018 14:42:32
The only way we would sign yaya is if we are selling some one. I don't see anyone in a rush to buy any of our players. Are we letting xhaka go on a free? I doubt it, we still couldn't get rid.


8.) 29 Aug 2018 17:58:10
Apologies, portraying sarcasm over text is difficult. Xhaka would indeed be a poor option out wide.


9.) 29 Aug 2018 19:50:58
Or indeed a poor option selling burgers.


10.) 29 Aug 2018 21:18:18
There are advantages to playing Xhaka on the wing, less damage done when he gives the ball away plus someone might just mark him making space for others;-)


11.) 29 Aug 2018 21:38:09
I've had that problem before Patrick! 😂.


12.) 30 Aug 2018 10:26:02
No ones going to mark him.


 

 

17 Jul 2018 12:24:59
Hi Ed, sharkopod made good listening. I don't think you mentioned him in it. Kovacic. There were rumours last year that I think you quashed but with his lack of playing time at RM is there any truth in the latest rumours that we're persuing him?

AWRAWA

{Ed002's Note - I am not aware of any approach from Arsenal.}


1.) 17 Jul 2018 18:13:39
Ed, you never mentioned nzonzi, is that because you don't think he is being persued. Appologies if you did and i missed it.

{Ed002's Note - I scratched him when Torriera signed (given that Xhaka and Elneny also play in the same position). Sevilla have told another side they want €40M for him.}


2.) 17 Jul 2018 18:38:25
Ok thanks ed.


3.) 17 Jul 2018 22:23:30
If it was a choice between Torriera and Nzonzi then we have chosen wisely. No need to go DM mad. Some discipline and compusure with this lot and we will push a top 4 over 38 games I’m sure. It’s the prem it can change on a year to year basis. For me city and Liverpool will be there and a mix up with spuds, Chelsea and United is where the fight lies. We do have a genuine world class striker in pea and a great wideman if we need laca through middle. A winger would be nice and I’d like a punt on Meyer! Hopefully there’s a sense of a squad wins a league and people accept their roll and work hard.


4.) 18 Jul 2018 13:56:28
Apparently Meyer wants massive wages. If we could swing it, it would be a great signing.


 

 

12 Jan 2018 12:11:54
Rumours of Walcott to Everton for £20mill. That would be good business for both sides i think.

AWRAWA

1.) 12 Jan 2018 13:18:51
I'd be happy with a free transfer to be honest, in 12 years he's been decent for a total of about 1 and a half seasons.


2.) 12 Jan 2018 23:15:03
ValleyGooner, Chuba Akpom got done for drink driving.


 

 

09 Aug 2016 23:50:30
We're very light on the rumours front especially as we're reaching the arse end of the transfer window. I know there's been issues previously but would any of the ed's who are still happy to post be kind enough to provide / pass on any info they may have regarding Arsenal transfers.

I'm sure I speak on behalf of most on the page when I say we'd be hugely grateful.

AWRAWA

{Ed001's Note - there is not a lot happening mate. You have an offer on the table for Mahrez, which it looks like he has no interest in. You have been rebuffed on a number of centre backs, such as Mustafi, and it looks like you have given up. Though other moves around Europe could open up possibilities for late moves, it does seem unlikely.}


1.) 10 Aug 2016 08:59:11
Ed can you elaborate on mahrez. Is it the club or the player stalling? Have we agreed a fee?

{Ed001's Note - neither the player nor Leicester want him to move this summer.}


2.) 10 Aug 2016 09:27:43
Ed, when you say we have been rebuffed by Mustafi, is that by the club or player?

{Ed001's Note - club, offer was not enough.}


3.) 10 Aug 2016 09:58:19
Arsene is getting on a bit. I hope he gets to the point where senior people just stop caring and he just goes "F*** it" when it comes to transfer bids.


 

 

03 Jan 2015 13:55:06
Tabloids claiming we're actually eyeing Teddy Bishop not Mings from Ipswich. Any truth in this Eds. it's a position we are pretty fully stocked in? Thanks.

AWRAWA

{Ed002's Note - It would be an AND rather than a NOT.}


1.) 03 Jan 2015 17:11:29
To be fair Artea Flamini Diaby contracts all expire in the summer Rosicky and Cazorla next summer and with4 of the previously mentioned the wrong side of 30 it wouldn't hurt us looking into some youthful midfielders for the future


 

 

 

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08 Apr 2018 15:38:34
Ed002, there's been a lot of empty seats at the Emirates lately (whether through protest or just we have little to play for, i don't know) . Do you know if this is having any effect and actually causing any concern within the club? Or is the boards view that they don't really care if the seats are filled as long as money's being paid for them? - Would be interesting to know the feeling from inside the club. Thanks.

AWRAWA

{Ed002's Note - i would have to ask as I don’t know but I rather doubt it is a major concern. Some of the seats will be corporate seats not taken up, this is fairly common. Some will be supporters staying away for one irrational reason or other - and that is up to them,; if they don’t wish to go and watch the team they support then fine. I don’t know if season tickets can be loaned to others at Arsenal, but perhaps if they aren’t using them they could pass them to someone more fortunate (who doesn’t have a ticket).}


 

 

27 Jan 2018 13:12:17
Hi Ed, if the Aubameyang deal fails to materialise who is Arsenals second choice? And would/ are the board considering Arsene's preferred choice of Benzema as you quoted in a previous post? Thanks.

AWRAWA

{Ed002's Note - They won’t look to buy for the sake of it.}


 

 

17 Jan 2018 12:29:07
Hi Ed 002, do you have an update on Oezil's situation? Does he genuinely want to move on, and is anyone remotely 'close' to agreeing terms with him?

Reading between the lines on one of your other posts you say Mkhitaryan would be his replacement, and we seem pretty serious about the Sanchez / Mkhy swap so would i be right to assume he's pretty much out the door already?

Thanks.

AWRAWA

{Ed002's Note - There is no update as far as I know. Unless there is a significant change I would expect him to leave in the summer.}


 

 

08 Jan 2018 00:19:04
Ed, question for you. With the backroom changes does Wenger still have a hand in with transfers or is this the responsibility of the new comers now?

AWRAWA

{Ed001's Note - he still has a say yes.}


 

 

08 Jan 2018 00:54:23
Away from the on pitch shenanigans I was reading the Soccerex 100 report today which states Arsenal are the 2nd most financially powerful club in the world, only behind Man city, and with Qatar Oil Money FC PSG sitting in 3rd.

From a business point of view that's an absolutely incredible feat. To have a debt of just $8mill, $750+mill of assets and $300mill in the bank after all the money spent on the new stadium and Colney is seriously impressive. Whatever may be happening on the pitch there are some smart business men running the show behind the scenes.

Don't know whether this makes the current scenes harder to take knowing we can be doing so much more, or if it gives hope that.

AWRAWA

1.) 08 Jan 2018 02:33:51
Slightly misleading as i read somewhere that sanchez was valued at 150 mil and ozil at 110mil. Not sure what the other players were valued at but that makes it slightly misleading. We are one of the few clubs that has a large surplus in the bank, where other clubs operate at a debt. What matters the most ultimately is if the business model and success model are working together. Man city all of a sudden bigger than barca, real, man u, bayern and the milans. Come on they are having a laugh.


 

 

 

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29 Aug 2018 12:21:54
A job. but a bad job out wide, no way could he run the wing.

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29 Aug 2018 09:27:46
I still think he would do a job for a season or 2. Ramsey out, move xhaka forward slip Yaya next to guendozi and give him a proper role model to learn from.

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12 Jan 2018 11:50:47
I thought Mikel Arteta was being lined up to replace him?

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02 Feb 2017 20:47:56
I like the fire in him, typical arsenal cliche, but I think he has potential. He's still not fully used to the pace and movement of the prem leaving him half a yard off the pace of the game, resulting in a few rash challenges and the bookings/ sendings off. Once he's adapted I really think his aggression could be something we've been missing for so long.

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21 Jan 2017 02:07:49
Thanks Ed2, presumably it'll be unlikely we'll try and push for a deal this window, but rather the summer?

AWRAWA

{Ed002's Note - Nothing will happen before the summer and much will depend on whether he wants to be a bit part player next season and a couple of other matters.}


 

 

 

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17 Jan 2018 12:40:25
In reply to sparkys original post, i don't think those signings would make 1 iota of difference as they wouldn't be Wengers signings, especially Auybamalangadingdong who he isn't interested in.

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01 Jan 2018 20:08:09
Steve, not sure if you've kept up with the off field action but we've overhauled the entire player acquisition team bringing in some of the best, including a director of football in preparation for Wengers retirement. In my eyes that's ambition, no?

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30 Dec 2017 17:29:22
I can see Ozil staying, the last month odd he's looked like he's really enjoying playing for Arsenal. There are big changes going on at the club and I think this is the ambition the players have been wanting to see to encourage them to stay.

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30 Dec 2017 17:21:29
I'd like to see Debuchy play a few games. I thought he played well against Red Star in Europa. Plus a bit of competition for Bellerin might give him the kick to up his game to the level we all know he's capable of.

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03 Sep 2017 13:37:56
Cheers Ed it's nice to get your thoughts as well as the facts. It just beggars belief that after all of that Wenger was still offered a further 2 years. Though i can see the flip side of (the appearance of) stability over bringing in a stop gap whilst no one suitable was available.

When the time comes I think it's best Wenger steps away from Arsenal football club completely and we make a fresh start. Think even in a backroom role he'll still hold too much authority within the club. even if he doesn't want it. Staff will still look to him out of habit.

AWRAWA

{Ed002's Note - That would be myu concern aswell.}