1. Grading the Arsenal Players on Their Champions League Performances vs. Dortmund

    The entire Arsenal team put in an absolutely abject performance against Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League opener. There is no question that the Gunners will have to improve if they want to progress from the group at all...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 23 hours ago 3,714 reads 25 comments

  2. Why Mesut Ozil Is Arsenal's Most Important Player in 2014-15 Champions League

    Let's talk about Mesut Ozil. He obviously does not get enough press or column inches devoted to him. But his current role in Arsenal 's team is in question, and he will be under exponentially more scrutiny in this, his second season with Arsenal...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 4 days ago 7,417 reads 51 comments

  3. Borussia Dortmund vs. Arsenal: How the Gunners Will Line Up in Champions League

    Arsenal face their toughest test of the season this week as they travel to Germany to play Borussia Dortmund in their first Champions League game...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 4 days ago 26,517 reads 33 comments

  4. How Arsenal Can Get the Best out of Alexis Sanchez

    What is Alexis Sanchez? It has been a while since the Chilean made his big move from Barcelona, but we still do not have a firm answer to that question...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 7 days ago 8,207 reads 14 comments

  5. Arsenal vs. Manchester City: How the Gunners Will Line Up in Premier League Game

    Arsenal face the biggest test of their season this weekend against Manchester City . There are a number of reasons to be anxious about this fixture, despite the fact that the ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 8 days ago 28,787 reads 52 comments

  6. Why Lukas Podolski Will Be Arsenal's X-Factor in the Premier League This Season

    It was widely reported toward the end of the transfer window that Lukas Podolski was on his way out of Arsenal . Though there was a period during which the German seemed sure to leave, he remained an Arsenal player at 11:01 p...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 10 days ago 10,571 reads 14 comments

  7. Predicting Arsenal's First Team Following the Close of the 2014 Transfer Window

    Now that the dust has settled and the transfer window has finally—mercifully—shut, it's time to take stock and think about how Arsenal will line up for most of the season...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 11 days ago 16,224 reads 42 comments

  8. Why Danny Welbeck Will Struggle as a Lone Striker for Arsenal

    Arsenal desperately needed a striker before the close of the transfer window, and they got one. Though they nearly dawdled too long, Danny Welbeck arrived at the Emirates Stadium as the club's fifth signing of a busy summer...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 14 days ago 3,636 reads 12 comments

  9. Why Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Is the Future of Arsenal's Midfield Power

    Arsenal might be weak in defense and at striker, but their best area is undoubtedly the midfield. Arsene Wenger has always built his team from the center outward...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 15 days ago 10,856 reads 17 comments

  10. Grading Arsenal's Transfer Window Signings

    The chaos of the transfer window has finally subsided and it's time to look back on one of the most prolific summers during the Arsene Wenger era...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 16 days ago 9,719 reads 12 comments

  11. Why Arsenal's Failure to Sign a Defender Will Cost Them This Season

    When Thomas Vermaelen was about to leave Arsenal , Arsene Wenger said that the club would have to find a replacement for him because he was "an important player in our squad." ( BBC )...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 16 days ago 10,081 reads 62 comments

  12. Why Yaya Sanogo Is Under Most Pressure for Arsenal Following Draw with Leicester

    Arsenal are now under severe pressure to perform better than they have thus far during this young season. The Gunners have really sputtered out of the gate, raising questions about their cohesiveness even during victories...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 18 days ago 2,592 reads 8 comments

  13. Leicester City vs. Arsenal: How the Gunners Will Line Up in Premier League Clash

    After their midweek exertions against Besiktas , Arsenal will get back to Premier League action this weekend with a trip to Leicester to face newly promoted Leicester City ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 21 days ago 23,095 reads 40 comments

  14. Breaking Down Arsenal's Champions League Opponents

    Arsenal did not have to wait long after narrowly qualifying for the Champions League to find out who their opponents in the group stage will be...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 22 days ago 19,070 reads 31 comments

  15. Danny Welbeck or Edinson Cavani: Who Is Better Transfer Move for Arsenal?

    Arsenal are in desperate need of a striker—even a rational Arsene Wenger cannot deny that. The manager might publicly declare that he needs to get " creative " with ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 22 days ago 4,381 reads 3 comments

  16. Key Battles That Will Shape Arsenal's Champions League Clash with Besiktas

    Arsenal face a crucial Champions League tie against Besiktas at home this week. If they do not win or draw 0-0, they will not qualify for the group stage for the first time in the Arsene Wenger era...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 24 days ago 4,159 reads 18 comments

  17. 4 Transfer Deadline-Day Possibilities for Arsenal

    There are less than 10 days until the transfer window closes, and Arsenal should still be active. As we all know by now, the Gunners are short a central defender, and they could also use a defensive midfielder and striker...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 25 days ago 32,332 reads 34 comments

  18. Everton vs. Arsenal: How the Gunners Will Line Up in Premier League Game

    Despite Arsenal 's flat draw against Besiktas in midweek, the Gunners have nothing to complain about in the Premier League. They will look to keep up their 100 percent record for one more game against Everton ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 28 days ago 20,160 reads 37 comments

  19. Picking a Combined Everton-Arsenal XI

    If Everton and Arsenal pooled resources and created the best starting XI possible, we would end up with the following results...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 29 days ago 12,891 reads 41 comments

  20. Kostas Minolas Link Good News for Arsenal Team Needing Defensive Reinforcements

    Arsenal made it through the first leg of their Champions League qualifier against Besiktas with no cover for any defender...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 4,769 reads 1 comments

  21. Besiktas vs. Arsenal: How the Gunners Will Line Up in Champions League Game

    Arsenal looked sluggish and out of form in their win against Crystal Palace on Saturday, but they will need to be sharper for a trip to Besiktas in a Champions League qualifier...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 35,051 reads 35 comments

  22. Arsenal vs. Crystal Palace: Key Selection Decisions for Arsene Wenger

    After a seemingly endless summer that included a World Cup and a truncated preseason, it's time to finally put the drama to rest (for a couple of hours, at least) and get the Premier League season underway...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 12,363 reads 17 comments

  23. Why Arsenal Can Break Through and Win the Premier League Title This Season

    Arsenal came excruciatingly close to winning the Barclays Premier League last season. If certain key players had not been injured for long periods of time and the Gunners ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 28,706 reads 90 comments

  24. 10 Biggest Concerns for Arsene Wenger Ahead of New Premier League Season

    Arsene Wenger has many fewer problems ahead of this season than he has had in years past, but there still are some...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 13,714 reads 25 comments

  25. Why Yaya Sanogo Is the Answer to Arsenal's Attacking Problems

    Arsenal have really been crying out for another striker since last summer. Their insufficient depth at that crucial position was repeatedly exposed last season, contributing to ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 month ago 28,845 reads 96 comments