1. 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 4 months ago 35,282 reads 35 comments

  2. 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 4 months ago 12,478 reads 17 comments

  3. 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 4 months ago 28,926 reads 90 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 13,790 reads 25 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 29,049 reads 96 comments

  6. Ranking Arsenal's 4 Best Community Shield Goals Ahead of Clash with Man City

    As the third-most successful club in English football history, Arsenal have played in their fair share of Community Shield matches. That means they've scored a fair number of goals in those matches...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 4 months ago 11,572 reads 2 comments

  7. 1 Thing to Fear from Every Potential Champions League Opponent

    Arsenal are seeded for the Champions League qualifying round draw and will face one of Athletic Bilbao, Lille, Copenhagen, Standard Liege or Besiktas in hope of claiming a 17th consecutive group-stage berth...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 8,552 reads 7 comments

  8. Why Carl Jenkinson Will Never Be a Regular Starter for Arsenal

    Carl Jenkinson was doing very well until this season. His boyhood passion for Arsenal made him a fan-favorite, as did his incredible work rate (probably derived from his passion for the club) and a wicked ability to cross the ball into the box...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 21,871 reads 25 comments

  9. Arsenal: Full Report Card for Every Position Entering Premier League Season

    As we inch closer to the start of the new Premier League season, it is time to assess Arsenal 's squad as it currently stands...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 39,342 reads 90 comments

  10. Arsenal vs. Benfica: How Gunners Will Line Up in Emirates Cup

    Arsenal are ready to kick their preseason preparations up a notch by playing Benfica in the first match of the Emirates Cup...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 63,097 reads 27 comments

  11. Can Jack Wilshere and Aaron Ramsey Play in Central Midfield Together?

    Here is the next big selection dilemma for Arsene Wenger : Jack Wilshere or Aaron Ramsey. A few years ago, the answer would have been patently obvious to anyone who watched the team play...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 15,411 reads 34 comments

  12. 5 Bold Predictions for Alexis Sanchez's Debut Season with Arsenal

    Arsenal have signed four players this summer, but none was bigger or generated more hype than the first: Alexis Sanchez . The Chilean has shone for years for his country and Barcelona, where he first became world famous...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 32,402 reads 44 comments

  13. Big-Money Buys Still on Arsenal's Radar

    Arsenal have already had their most productive and high-spending transfer window in recent memory, and it's not even August! There is still plenty of time for the club to make ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 18,227 reads 22 comments

  14. Arsenal Don't Need a Good-Value, Under-the-Radar Signing

    Arsenal fans can be forgiven for wondering whether they have been deceived by a dream this summer. After all, none in recent memory have been nearly as productive or free of stress as this one...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 18,601 reads 60 comments

  15. New York Red Bulls v Arsenal: Things Arsene Wenger Learned from Preseason Tour

    Arsenal continued their preseason preparations with a horribly lackluster and inspiration-less 1-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls (the first Arsenal match I've ever attended though!)...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 20,145 reads 8 comments

  16. New York Red Bulls v Arsenal: How Gunners Will Line Up in Pre-Season Tour Match

    Arsenal will play the only match of their American tour against the New York Red Bulls Saturday, and we'll get a chance to see more players than were available at the friendly against Boreham Wood...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 48,671 reads 16 comments

  17. Why the World Cup Is a Positive Sign of Mesut Ozil's Form for This Season

    Perhaps no Arsenal player has been as polarizing since his arrival as Mesut Ozil . The German always has been a peculiar type of player and became even more so upon his arrival at Arsenal...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 12,081 reads 30 comments

  18. Why World Cup-Winning German Contingent Will Help Arsenal Flourish

    Over the last few years, Arsenal have steadily built up a core of German talent. The Gunners are now largely made up of two cores...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 5,985 reads 4 comments

  19. Where Does Jack Wilshere Fit in Arsenal's Future?

    Just a few years ago, Jack Wilshere was the next big thing—not merely in England, but in world football...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 13,843 reads 38 comments

  20. Arsenal vs. Boreham Wood: How the Gunners Will Line Up

    We're back, ladies and gentlemen. Arsenal are playing football again. The wait doesn't seem too long since we've had the World Cup to occupy us in the interim...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 29,232 reads 14 comments

  21. 5 Arsenal Players Who Might Be Sold Before the Season Starts

    This summer looks to be one of turmoil at Arsenal —a good kind of turmoil, with talented new arrivals being brought in unusually early, but change will always breed more change...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 40,246 reads 58 comments

  22. Ranking 10 Gunners with Biggest Point to Prove in Pre-Season

    Every new season brings change and turmoil to a club, with a reshuffling of the starting XI and opportunities for players to earn favour with the manager...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 7,576 reads 36 comments

  23. How Sami Khedira Would Fit into Arsenal's Starting Lineup

    If the many rumors sailing around the Internet are at all true, Arsenal are interested in signing Sami Khedira ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 15,640 reads 24 comments

  24. David Ospina, John Ruddy, Keylor Navas and What Arsenal Need in a Goalkeeper

    Arsenal headed into this summer transfer window needing several key additions to the squad. And so far, bucking historical precedent, they're actually addressing them...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 4,835 reads 2 comments

  25. 5 Full-Back Options Arsene Wenger Must Consider for Arsenal

    Bacary Sagna is gone, and Arsenal must find a new right back to replace him. Most reports in the press recently, including this story from The Independent , have pinpointed Mathieu ...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 5 months ago 5,191 reads 5 comments