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so that means if cesc leaves, the team can finally start taking shape.
That's just wrong Jeremy, as a Raleigh, NC native it hurts and tickles me all at the same time that you've looped Arsenal and Kelly Tripucka into the same post. Wow...
Also, Cesc doesn't have to go anywhere, if I were him I would leave off of a better year than I had. With Ricky Alvarez coming to the team, you would think he would be able to not be chained to a central role. To be honest he slows the Gunners play down considerably, considering this past year. Wenger doesn't have a creative bone in his body, a SAF would have thrown a Nasri or even Diaby up front rather than play a Chamakh, Bendtner or any of the scrubs who weren't RvP. I thuroughly believe that Arsenal will not be successful unless they play Cesc, Nasri, Diaby, Gervinho and Alvarez on the pitch together...he'd better start figuring it out.
anonymous 10 14i agree with almost your whole statement, except for that diaby should not be anywhere near the midfield. he is a defensive liability, he is not a great passer, nor a goal scorer, so what position should he play.the other thing i thought was incorrect was about chamakh. at the end of the season he was a scrub, but he partially carried the team early on. his presence, actually was very beneficial to walcott and nasri. not surprisingly, they had their most dominant time with him on the field. because van persie is such a great goal scorer he tries a lot of shots, instead of passing. chamakh is the opposite. he would collect the ball, bring it into play, give one-twos with walcott or nasri. he would try to set them up. i thought chamakh tired a lot in the second half. also, it had to be really hard to lead the line for so many games, then suddenly go to the bench. i think that had some effect on his play too.if wenger would finally go back to a 4-4-2 chamakh can play up front with van persie. suddenly all of those great balls from sagna would be finished. walcott and nasris balls would have two people in the box to get to them, rather than one or none.