Matchgains Blog

Arsène Wenger’s efforts to counter the counter cause Arsenal confusion

Three weeks ago, before Arsenal lost against Manchester United, Arsène Wenger suggested playing a back three had helped his side combat the counterattack which, of all their many weaknesses over the past decade, has probably been their biggest. It was a claim that prodded interest at the time and has become more intriguing only in the days…
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Premier League: Things to look out for this weekend

1) Friday night frights could await Gunners It would be a dereliction of duty if Arsène Wenger has not spent the past few days coming up with a way to stop Liverpool’s fearsome attack from running riot at the Emirates Stadium on Friday night. Arsenal’s manager cannot say that he has not been warned. He…
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Football transfer rumours: Mario Balotelli to return to Manchester City?

Pep Guardiola is helping Raheem Sterling to fulfil his potential, no doubt about that. The same goes for John Stones. He has even turned Fabian Delph and Sergio Agüero into better players, which, for different reasons, didn’t seem possible. But still, like Guardiola himself, the Mill demands more. We’re not going to claim Guardiola will…
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