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Torreia, Banega, N'Zonzi, - Emery buying combative midfielders?
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
21 June, 2018 14:34
Elneny signed a new extension.
Xhaka signed a new extension.
AMN signed a new extension.

We are chasing Torreia and N'zonzi?

And 31-year-old Banega is available for 12-mil.

A combative midfielder and a real animal in the middle.
No more pushover, no more being kicked and bullied off the park.

Apparently, Emery had identified the soft underbelly of Arsene Wenger's teams for the past 10 years, depending on youngsters and Brit Pack, obsessed with building from within to prove a point.
That is, in an Era of Sugar Daddy Team and financial doping, Arsene Wenger was obsessed with proving that he can build a highly technical team from academy to senior team to win trophies and titles … a 10+ year obsession that proved conclusively that he got lucky with French Spine and a poor scouting network and a poor coach in nurturing youngsters.

And here comes Unai Emery who is comfortable to focus as a Coach and leave the rest of non-core football coaching to others … and not a power-obsessed and tyrannical Napoleon surrounded by sycophants who fed what he wanted to hear.

If rumors are correct, Emery is on 2 -year notice to turn around Arsenal fortune with a Top-4 spot by next season or else.

And a pragmatic Emery knew that he needed to buy a new backbone to rebuild Arsenal FC now and by 2 July when pre-season starts.

And why Emery needed to buy instant experience and leadership with 30+ year old players like Lichstiener, Sokratis and Banega. Experience and leadership are needed if he is not to flop like Arsene Wenger with his pretty boys, bottlers and poodles.

And Emery intended to win ugly with animals in the middle and beats in defence.

I will claim Emery is a success when teams started to fear us and not laugh at us as a sure touch and always salivating at Emirates knowing that we will make at least 2 or 3 fatal mistakes when under the cosh during counter-attacks and at dead-ball situation with a panicky defence, devoid of leadership under a declining and panicky Koscielny-Mustafi partnership.

Unleash the Beast Emery!

'I like the total intensification, where there are crashes and bangs everywhere, pure adrenaline and no one being able to breathe' Jurgen Klopp.

Re: Torreia, Banega, N'Zonzi, - Emery buying combative midfielders?
AJ The Gunner (IP Logged)
23 June, 2018 20:26
Merlion if I don't see "An Era of Sugar Daddy Team and financial doping" in your write-ups, I often doubt you wrote it. Its your signature line.

I have to agree with you. Emery is obviously looking for matured players who will instill the fighting winning mentality that was lacking during the Wenger era.

Wenger Is Gone Now So Can We Be Allowed To Breathe Now???

Re: Torreia, Banega, N'Zonzi, - Emery buying combative midfielders?
Gunnersingh1 (IP Logged)
24 June, 2018 07:19
We should go all out for Mateo Kovacic. He's better than all the midfielders we've been linked with. I bet he ends up at Utd!

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