‘Thank you for your interest in our affairs’

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There were some questions as to whether the David Ornstein story was briefed before or after the Leicester game. Sami Mokbel writing in the Daily Mail appears to confirm that Arsenal’s briefing angle is very much in line with the exBBC journo’s narrative.

Thank you for your interest in our affairs. Emery ain’t going anywhere.

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Vote of confidence is in, but is it dreaded?

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Big Dave Ornstein has hit the airwaves with his weekly piece in The Athletic, his headline which I think I can talk about without being mercilessly sued is:

  • Emery stays
  • Fans are noise
  • Club is on the right path

It’s the not-so-dreaded vote of confidence Arsenal fans used to hear when Wenger was at the club.

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Gun loaded, when will Raul pull the trigger?

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Edu and Raul scowling at the pitch was all Arsenal fans on a rainy day in the midlands. Unai Emery set up to nullify a rampant Leicester and in the main, he did pretty well for large parts of the game. However, when it came down to it, the difference-maker was Jamie Vardy and the rest is history.

Unai lost the day, Arsenal are now 9 points behind Leicester, sitting in 6th, behind Sheffield United and the usual suspects in November. It’s not a good look, especially considering the investment this summer. The players look uninterested. The fans are unanimous. It’s over for the manager.

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