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Jack Wilshere would “hate” to play against new arrival Sead Kolasinac

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Wilshere would “hate” playing against the Bosnian Hulk

 

Sead Kolasinac joined Arsenal on a free transfer this summer. Previously he had played for Schalke 04. In his time at Schalke, he had been impressive. After his contract had run out with them, many clubs could be seen trying to convince the Bosnian to join them.

But eventually, he joined Arsenal. Arsene Wenger had convinced him that Arsenal is the right place for a player like him to be. And Arsene was right. Shortly after joining Arsenal, he became a fan favorite.

He scored in the Community Shield match against Chelsea helping Arsenal to add another title in their cabinet.

 

Physically, he’s an animal. No player would love to play against someone like him. Jack Wilshere also admitted that he’d “hate” to play against him.

He said:

‘Sead’s turned into a real fans’ favourite because he’s no-nonsense, even in training,’

‘He’s a natural-born winner. He’s a monster physically and you’d hate to play against him.

‘You look at when the winger receives the ball, he’s onto him, not giving him an inch. He wins the ball back a lot for the team, so he’s doing well.’

‘I think we’re getting better, so we need to keep that run going,’

‘We know there will be bigger tests to come, so we’ve got to be confident. ‘We went to Stamford Bridge and everyone wrote us off again, but we put in a performance to be proud of. ’

Source : Arsenal player

Jack Wilshere though that his team “should have won the game”. And I guess he’s right. It was a splendid performance from Arsenal.

Arsenal are worthy favorites ahead of their trip to Vicarage Road but Arsene Wenger insists Marco Silva’s side are a ‘balanced and dangerous’ team.

‘They are a strong side,’ Wenger said of Watford, who are currently eighth in the league having only lost one game this season.

‘They’ve had strong results and are clearly a balanced, dangerous team. They’re a tough opponent for everybody.

‘Marco has impressed me because he plays good football – it’s been a very good start. Overall I think he’s done very well.’

We hope we carry this form for the rest of the season. And Kolasinac plays a vital role in helping us win many many titles. ')}

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Arsenal v Brighton: preview, team news, possible XI, prediction & more

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Match Preview: Arsenal hope to bounce back against Brighton after Palace

Arsenal will be hosting Brighton at home this Saturday as they look to get back on track after Monday’s loss. Brighton themselves are desperately in search of a win, after consecutive losses and their last result being a draw.

The Gunners had to face a setback against the Eagles and had to see Spurs climb above them in tables over the weekend. Still, Arteta’s men hold a game in hand over Conte’s team and are tied on points.

Arsenal had no bite in attack or defense against Crystal Palace

After a couple of key injuries to Partey and Tierney, it’ll be a test for Arteta to find solutions. The coach, however, is full of optimism.

“We have to show tomorrow the energy, the commitment and the passion that we want to play the game tomorrow in front of our fans,” he said via Arsenal.

Team News

Kieran Tierney will be out for this game and his injury might keep him out for the rest of the season. Arteta confirmed the left-back had surgery but didn’t confirm any timeline for his return.

“He just had surgery yesterday, so it’s very early to understand how everything is going to develop, he’s going to be out for the period that we estimate and in which condition he will be after that period I think it’s too soon to say something else.”

Another player that will miss the game is Thomas Partey, who is struggling with a thigh injury. “It’s a little bit ambiguous but he has a significant injury. We will have to keep assessing him but he will be out for some weeks,” he said.

Further elaborating, “It’s an area he had a previous injury and he felt it straight away and he’s not fit.”

Possible Arsenal Starting XI

Arsenal: Ramsdale; Cedric, White, Gabriel, Nuno; Lokonga, Xhaka; Saka, Odegaard, Martinelli; Lacazette

Result Prediction

Arsenal 2 – 1 Brighton

We fully expect Arteta’s men to get back to winning ways after that setback on Monday night. Brighton, while they shouldn’t be taken lightly, are winless in their last seven games.

 

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What Arteta said about Tavares, players leaving in January and MORE!

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Check out everything Mikel Arteta had to say about Nuno Tavares, if he regrets players leaving in January

It is safe to say that Nuno Tavares, just like the team and Arteta, did not have a great performance on Monday. However, it is those defeats that test the mentality and separate the best from the average.

Arteta talked about how to give the youngster confidence and why he decided to take him off. “Always I speak with the players and I spoke with Nuno because I care about how feel. We are here to help them and make their careers better.”

Regardless, he understood it wasn’t a decision that was great for the Tavares but one he understood.

“That was a decision that hurt him, obviously, but he understands that it was for the benefit of the team and he respects that.” via Arsenal’s official website.

When asked how he intends on getting the best out of Tavares, he said:

“His confidence probably wasn’t the best because he wasn’t playing a lot of minutes as well and probably wasn’t at his best and he needs the rhythm, the competition and the understanding with his teammates.”

Quite evidently, there is a deep mutual respect and understanding between the players and Arteta. The mutual respect between players and coach goes a long way as defeats shape character in tough patches of form.

Arteta does not have regrets over letting players leave

The Gaffer was asked whether letting players leave in January was the right decision. He reaffirmed and asked back if he should justifying those decisions again and again.

“I don’t know if we have to justify it, we have to make a decision based on what we see every day, ” he said.

The former Everton man continued, “How the players can contribute in the role that they have at the club, or if they cannot do it or they don’t want to do it, we find solutions and that’s what we always try to do.”

 

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Arteta on Palace defeat, Brighton game, fight for top 4 and more

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Check out everything Arteta had to say about Arsenal’s game against Brighton and more

Arteta and Arsenal were faced with an unexpected setback with a humiliating defeat at Selhurst park. The Gunners looked done and out of the game from the kick off whistle.

When asked how the defeat impacted the squad, Arteta had a bit to say. “Embrace the challenge. You lost, now you want to win, it’s hurting and it’s still hurting. We lost two big players, two really important players for us for sure.” Via Arsenal.

While his tone suggested he blamed injuries, he accepted responsibility and to accept the result.

“But whenever that happens you can’t cry for it because they are not going to be available for us. So we have to find other solutions and we have to be as good and as competitive as we have been.”

Arteta was also asked about what were his expectations for the match against Brighton. The Spaniard said the usual things one says before a game about his opponent.

“They’re a team with a lot of personality, a coach that is very willing to play, that is very aggressive in the way they press, that wants to dominate the game and they have good players to do that but they are very difficult to beat.”

Besides just complimenting Brighton, he commented on their set piece intelligence and defense.

Arteta when asked about top four

The coach was also asked about if the belief of finishing top four is still there. His comments implicated he wants the squad to move on from the defeat and focus on the task ahead.

“[The setback] has happened and it’s happened with nine games to go and we have to react now.

We have to show tomorrow the energy, the commitment and the passion that we want to play the game tomorrow in front of our fans.”

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