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Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: younghansolo (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 16:43

Been thinking about this for a few days now and as much as I feel we desperately need to, I don't think Wenger will sign an ACM. He might sign a backup or a young one but not someone who can come straight in and create assists from the middle.

I really hope I'm wrong.

Anyone have an opinion either way?

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Mad Jens (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 16:44

I don't think we will, no.

I'm expecting Rosicky to carry on more or less, with AOC starting to get more games through the center as the season progresses.

Maybe I'm wrong, I wouldn't mind being wrong, but that's what I think will happen.

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: younghansolo (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 16:46

Yeah that's what I expect as well.

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Indiangooner (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 16:49

we hv already signed a backup in Eisfield who was supposed to be signed in the summer but was preponed to January (Sm163)

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Jack_is_the_truth (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 16:52

we will sign on 100%

i know arsene might want to accomodate arteta when jack returns, and i feel AM could eventually jacks best postion, but i think either hazard or goetze is a certainty



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Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Indiangooner (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 16:55

certainly not the 2 u mentioned Jack....

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Jack_is_the_truth (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 17:04

we will have to wait and see i guess



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Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Mad Jens (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 17:05

We're not signing either of those, that's fuc.king obvious.

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: karsene16 (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 17:05

I reckon Diaby, Jack and coquelin will just be added to the others.



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Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: tigerline (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 17:09

wenger's capacity for self-immolation is boundless.

therefore, it is quite likely that wenger will NOT add a proven AM as the missing element in our lineup. he likes to play with fire.

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Jack_is_the_truth (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 17:10

i think most of you will be pleseantly suprised this summer



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Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: tigerline (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 17:13

Jack, I have never wanted you to be more right about anything that you have posted.

we'll see ...

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Mad Jens (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 17:16

Gotze just signed a new contract. How anyone thinks he does than and then leaves this summer is beyond me.

So that leaves fighting over Hazard without about 10 other teams, then shifting him from the Wing into Attacking Midfield. Can he play there? Sure. Is that where he has played and made his name? No.

Our financial muscle in the transfer market is well documented though. He's as good as signed, no doubt about it.

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Boston Gooner (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 18:45

I doubt we will sign anyone of note.

Hope I'm wrong.
But it will probably end up like last summer, last minute fill ins.



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Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Flava (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 19:39

No, they're generally expensive and we have actually got two players injured who could play there. Diaby and Jack can do it and the emergence of Ox I makes it unlikely in my
opinion.

Oh, and AA of course (Sm159)

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Bring back stepanovs! (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 19:43

Would be surprised if we signed anyone but the pod to be ohnest

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: eduardo (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 19:46

will we need one if jack is back and if AOC is to get more games, and of course if pod signs we might be seeing two up front some of the time, so again another reason why we may not need one



*Signing Ozil is a signing Bergkamp type moment for Arsenal. It changes things utterly.*

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Zainy (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 19:59

Didn't wenger say we won't sign a none unless they are quality ie. walk into the team quality? So talk I backup and youngsters doesn't make sense.

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: SuperRöb (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 20:17

Didn't nasri sign a new contract just before he signed for us or have I remembered it wrong. It could just be Dortmund making sure they get a decent transfer fee. It doesn't necessarily mean he will stay there. However that has probably priced us out of the running.

Seems like we can only afford (only think they are value for money) top players when they only have one year left on their contract.

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: gunnersingh (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 20:22

If we don't sign an attacking midfielder and a defensive midfielder, we won't be winning any trophies. Just another struggle for top 4.

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Sammy22 (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 20:37

I think it more linkly we will get holliet or a similar wide player and then use ramsey and rosichy with aoc coming in more and more

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Mad Jens (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 20:52

Wouldnt mind Hoilett at all.

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: mapleleafgooner (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 20:59

I am not confident Wenger will bring in an experienced ACM. If anything else, he might herald a fit Diaby as the new signing for next season.

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: gooney (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 21:12

I think we can get by without one. We need a world class defensive midfielder much more. We are used to Fabregas carrying the team and want the new attacking midfielder to do the same.

But if we strengthen the attack, the wings and the defence. Someone like M'Vila who can actually protect the defence would do more good for us. Look at QPR second goal, Diakhate had 30 yard free space just outside our penalty area. Where was Arteta or /Song? Too many times our midfield is wide open and too easy to play against

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: tigerline (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 21:14

Which signing is more likely to convince RVP that he can win championships here at Arsenal?

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: gooney (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 21:54

if rvp goes, he goes. the idea that arsenal as a club is over if he leaves is laughable. we had nasri and cesc leave in the summer and we have improved points wise. so who says we will go backwards if rvp leaves?

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Mad Jens (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 22:00

Very true Gooney, very true.

I think the Dutchman will stay, but it's not the end of days if he doesn't.

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: De Times (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 22:47

We could do with a top class AM, but if we're talking about someone decent enough for that role then we've got them in Rosicky, Ramsey and Aoc. Arsenal isnt signing an attacking midfielder this summer, and i can bet my bottom penny on that.
Also, with the way we play now and with the signing of Podolski, i think Robben is the best available player we could get. With one year remaining on his contract, he can go for a decent amount, and can accept a reasonable wage to come to arsenal. Any team involving robben, rvp, wilshere and song in their front six is good enough to beat any team in the world and win any trophy.

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Boston Gooner (IP Logged)
Date: 02 April, 2012 23:41

Apparently Robben has agreed to a new contract with Bayern Munich until 2015.



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Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Kalela (IP Logged)
Date: 03 April, 2012 04:07

I don't think we will sign a world class attacking midfielder either. I would be perfectly happy with us signing Hoilett though. Even though he is a winger I believe he can play the attacking midfield role just fine.

For me the ideal player we can sign for that position would be Marek Hamsik. That will never happen though as he just signed a new contract with Napoli and he would be too expensive for us even if he did not extend his contract.



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Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Mad Jens (IP Logged)
Date: 03 April, 2012 05:34

He has actually performed as a CAM for Blackburn and done quite well - he's certainly capable there. Though I'd rather he continued on the wing and AOC moved centrally, if it came to it.

Hamsik is good, but for me Kagawa would be the perfect signing. As you say though, probably won't sign anyone in that position.

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: violentgunner (IP Logged)
Date: 03 April, 2012 06:32

100 % will..only, it will be someone way out of left field...do not except it to be an A-lister...most possibly french...or has some sort of french element...if we are lucky, it will be that blackburn bloke...id settle for m'vila, goetze, podolski, and jan vertwhatthef.uckever...but then again, im neither senile or wenger...expect only the unexected

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: Flava (IP Logged)
Date: 03 April, 2012 07:53

If there is one it'll be a clowns shoe like Gourcuff

 
Re: Does anyone actually think we're going to sign a decent ACM this Summer?
Posted by: karsene16 (IP Logged)
Date: 03 April, 2012 08:51

Quote:
Flava
If there is one it'll be a clowns shoe like Gourcuff

i think goucuff has a similar playing style to Ramsey, may not work in this side.



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