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Author: Martin Hawkins Arsenal Content Manager Editor

2018/19 Arsenal Player Awards

VALENCIA, SPAIN – MAY 09: Lucas Torreira, Matteo Guendouzi and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrate victory with teammates after the UEFA Europa League Semi Final Second Leg match between Valencia and Arsenal at Estadio Mestalla on May 09, 2019 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images) Arsenal still have the Europa League final to play but with three of four competitions sorted, now is a good time to take a look back at the season as a whole. After examining Unai Emery, we now turn our attention to individual players. Here are our picks for the 2018/19 Arsenal...

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Assessing Unai Emery’s First Season at Arsenal

BURNLEY, ENGLAND – MAY 12: Unai Emery the head coach / manager of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on May 12, 2019 in Burnley, United Kingdom. (Photo by Molly Darlington – AMA/Getty Images) Unai Emery’s first season at Arsenal technically will not end until the final whistle of the Europa League final. However, with three of four competitions now completed, this is a good time to review the Spanish manager’s first season in north London. Inconsistency Arsenal went into this season with limited expectations. Unlike in Arsene Wenger’s final...

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Arsenal Making Mistake by Letting Danny Welbeck Leave for Free

Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck (centre) applauds the fans after the final whistle of the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. (Photo by John Walton/PA Images via Getty Images) Following Arsenal‘s 1-1 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday, the coaches and players took part in the annual lap of appreciation. The club also took the opportunity to say goodbye to three players who are leaving in the summer. One of them was Danny Welbeck, who is being allowed to leave for free. Experience, Value, Versatility Before succumbing to an ankle injury back in November, Danny Welbeck proved...

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Arsenal Transfer News: Latest on Christopher Nkunku, Gabriel Martinelli and More

PARIS, FRANCE – FEBRUARY 23: Christopher Nkunku of PSG during the French Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Nimes Olympique at Parc des Princes stadium on February 23, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images) Although the season is not quite over yet, there are plenty of transfer rumours flying around the world of football. Last Word on Football takes a look at the latest rumours circulating about Arsenal FC. There is news about two possible arrivals at the Emirates this summer, plus one current player who is making noise that he wishes to leave...

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Denis Suarez Returns to Barcelona After Injury Curtails Arsenal Loan

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – MARCH 26: Denis Suarez of Arsenal during the match between Al-Nasr Dubai SC and Arsenal at Al Maktoum Stadium on March 26, 2019 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images) Arsenal‘s only signing from the January transfer window has confirmed that he is returning to parent club Barcelona after sustaining a season-ending injury. Denis Suarez never quite got the chance to impress at the Emirates and it is very unlikely that the Gunners will exercise their option to buy in the summer. Limited Action Arsenal had little money...

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Alexandre Lacazette: Arsenal’s Secret Weapon

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND – APRIL 23: Alex Lacazette of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on April 23, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images) In the modern age, there is so much information available about footballers that hardly anything about them is a mystery. However, despite the amount of information floating around, one Arsenal player seems to have flown under the radar until recently. That player is Alexandre Lacazette, who may be the most influential player at the Emirates. Big Fish, Small Pond While the French striker arrived in north...

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Arsenal’s Poor Away Form is Arsene Wenger’s Spectre

MONACO, MONACO – FEBRUARY 18: Arsene Wenger winner of the Laureus Lifetime Achievement award speaks at the Winners Press Conference during the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards on February 18, 2019 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Christian Alminana/Getty Images for Laureus) Arsenal are poor away from home compared to their big six rivals. Even with recent away wins over Watford and Napoli, the Gunners’ record on the road leaves much to be desired. However, they are among the Premier League’s best at home. Just why is this? The answer is that Arsenal’s poor away form is a looming spectre...

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