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OX or Bellerin at right wingback?
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 04:51
Wenger may have promise ox that he is No. 1 starter at right wingback with licence to cut into centre to support the attacking Trio.

Will OX trusts Wenger to keep his promise and sign on?

He will return to Barca if they are willing to submit a bid of say, around £80 million, during Jan 2018 or summer 2018.

Bellerin has not improved and my suspicion is that his head is turned and like Cesc during his last season with us, he is just going through the motion and being professional on the pitch. Hector needed a change in environment and under a different coach to reach the next level.

England central midfield is loaded with players better than him.
He should develop under Wenger into a worldclass wingback that can play or either flank.
Only at Wenger's Arsenal is OX given a free role to inter-change flank and to cut into the centre as an attacking midfielder.

Re: OX or Bellerin at right wingback?
MattySadler (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 07:40
Oxlade-Chamberlain's dribbling heavily relies on his right foot, so playing him on the left is making him pretty ineffective and damaging our overall play (slowing it down when he come down the left and making the pitch narrower).

Bellerin's going forward literally involves running with pace and precious little dribbling, as well as precious little quality crossing.

Surely, if you're going to play one of them on the "wrong side", it has to be Bellerin? That's twice we've had Oxlade-Chamberlain at LWB against Chelsea and that's twice he's not been particularly good.

Re: OX or Bellerin at right wingback?
Bergmars (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 08:02
It could be immaterial if Ox jumps ship

A shadow of what we were

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Re: OX or Bellerin at right wingback?
mapleleafgooner (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 10:43
Ox. He provides more going forward and his defensive play is improving.

Re: OX or Bellerin at right wingback?
SuperRob (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 11:49
Ox RWB, Kolasinac LWB, Bellerin on the bench.

Re: OX or Bellerin at right wingback?
Padre Pio (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 13:25
That's a tough call

Neither can cross the ball, or score that often

- until Wenger moves on, they'll always be the also-rans in the major competitions. A club in elite purgatory. Always good enough to make it to the big race, never fast or smart enough to push over the finish line in first place. That's all about the manager. Until he changes, Arsenal fans will continue to celebrate glorious failure.

Re: OX or Bellerin at right wingback?
Kalela (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 16:42
Don't think the OX should be wasted at wingback. And I am not impressed with Bellerin anywhere on the field. He hasn't had a good game in a long time.

We don't have anybody with 20 goals in the league, so that is a handicap - Arsene Wenger

Re: OX or Bellerin at right wingback?
Goofle (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 17:43
Kolasinac looks about as useful as Andre Santos.

Re: OX or Bellerin at right wingback?
CazOnARola (IP Logged)
09 August, 2017 18:16
Defensively i dont have a verdict yet. He hasn't looked very impressive yet. He is physical but thsts about it. Hopefully he tactically close to monreal s level but doesn't look like that right now

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