We’re in the middle of a week of no football and considering how much football there has been in the last few weeks (i.e. 3 games in 7 days against Liverpool, Burnley and then Hull), it makes you wonder how the the fixtures people actually so this sort of thing!
So, as we all sit around wondering who we haven’t bought presents for or tuning into the only football around at the moment, the French league, we can all sit around and ponder whom we’d like to see join us in the new year. Between now and January the first, we will take on Villa at home and Portsmouth away. So, it is pretty apt that we discuss this now as there won’t be any time post Christmas…
Transfers, transfers, transfers… with Niklas Bendtner out and of course, more importantly, Robin Van Persie out for the season, is it wise for us to look at a striker. Of course it is. I have mentioned a few times that if we do buy a striker, then what will happen to the progress of Sanchez Watt and Giles Sunu amongst the others… Well, to be honest, have seen Arsene play Arshavin up front to accommodate the missing strikers, it strikes me that our youth players won’t really get a run out in the first team, so in fact, we should be looking a buying a striker.
Goalkeeper aside, another position we need to look at is the Song position – with the Cameroonion off to the African Cup of Nations, we’ve lost our first choice DM and we’ve also lost our cover for our centre backs. Considering Silvestre is trying his best to be a full back in the absence of our three preferred left backs, if Gallas did get injured,