Day: 26 February 2021

Mikel Arteta gives a great insight into the mentality behind the resurgence of Arsenal star

We all get affected in our work if we’re dealing with personal issues and struggling mentally, so it’s really no surprise when it happens to footballers too. Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang has had a tough time this season and his form was pretty woeful for months, so it led to fans questioning the decision to extend his …

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Kieran Tierney: Beating Benfica proof Arsenal can fight back from adversity

Kieran Tierney says Arsenal proved their mentality for victory over Europa League opponents Benfica. Tierney sparked their comeback with an equaliser for 2-2 before Pierre-Emerick Abameyang headed home the winner. “We all make mistakes all the time – sometimes they get punished and sometimes they don’t, but in European competition they are going to [get …

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Video: “f**cking diving c*** man” Arsenal star Kieran Tierney tells it how it is against Benfica

Obviously we all want to be returning to games as soon as possible, but we can hopefully still enjoy a few weeks of footballers saying inappropriate things and it being picked up by the pitch-side mics. The latest edition comes from Arsenal’s Kieran Tierney, and he makes his feeling pretty clear as the Benfica man …

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Arsenal’s FA Cup triumph is the gift that keeps on giving as it wipes potential Europa League advantage for Spurs

It isn’t an exact science, but it’s generally accepted that you want to be drawn as the away team in the first leg of a European knock out tie. The effects of that may be limited just now due to a lack of fans in the ground, but a positive result away from home is …

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Europa League draw: Arsenal & Man Utd handed tricky tests but easy for Tottenham

The draw for the last-16 of the Europa League was conducted today as Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester United discovered their fate.  Arsenal were made to work for their place in the next stage of the competition after narrowly edging past Benfica on Thursday night. Having been held to a 1-1 draw in the first leg, …

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Arsenal fans react to Bukayo Saka’s Europa League display vs Benfica

A selection of Arsenal fans on Twitter were delighted with Bukayo Saka’s performance against Benfica in the Europa League last night. The north London side went into the second leg of the last 32 with a 1-1 scoreline and went ahead in the 21st minute through Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after an incisive pass from Saka. Right …

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Mikel Arteta hails Arsenal star with ‘nerves of steel’ who found a way to ‘produce’ against Benfica in comeback win

Mikel Arteta agreed with the notion that Bukayo Saka has ‘nerves of steel’ after a question from a journalist following Arsenal’s 3-2 comeback win against Benfica to advance in the Europa League. Saka wasn’t playing any games at all this evening, the 19-year-old produced an amazing pass to assist Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the 20th minute. Arsenal …

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