Raul Sanllehi

What can we expect from Denis Suarez? Thoughts on the January window – Football Article

So transfer deadline day came and went, and there were really only two significant deals done by Arsenal. One in: Denis Suarez. One out: Emile Smith Rowe on loan to RB Leipzig. There was some hope at one point that we might also bring in Christopher Nkunku from PSG but that never came to fruition so the squad we have right now is the one we have until the end of this season, the one that will have to get…

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Sven Mislintat’s imminent departure a worry as Raul Sanllehi takes control – Football Article

The last 12-18 months have seen Arsenal undergo substantial change. A while ago I put together a timeline of Ivan Gazidis’ Catalyst for Change, detailing every new appointment, the departure of a manager who had been in situ for 22 years, and the myriad backroom changes which took place. What provided some hope was that we’d modernised the structures, bringing Arsenal up to date with how some of the biggest football clubs were run. The appointment of Raul Sanllehi, former…

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A pivotal few weeks ahead + a chance for Arsenal to communicate – Football Article

There’s been radio silence from the club since Saturday. It’s not at all unexpected, that’s usually the way after that kind of result and performance, and hopefully Unai Emery and his players are hard at it on the training ground this week because our next game – and the next couple of weeks – are absolutely pivotal. Saturday’s game against Chelsea could sound the death knell for our top four fight, or open it all up again. Win and we’re just…

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Episode 509 – Money | Arseblog … an Arsenal blog – Football Article

Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. On this week’s show I’m joined by Andrew Allen and Tim Stillman, and we react to the news that we can only loan players in January. Does it mean we have no money at all? Is it part of more long-term strategic transfer thinking at last? How much is down to the bad spending and bad selling we’ve been complicit in for the last few years? Should we throw…

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Is January’s short-term pain for longer-term gain? – Football Article

Well, there’s only one place to start this morning, and that’s the comments by Unai Emery which had people up in arms yesterday. At his pre-West Ham press conference, he dropped the ‘bombshell’ that Arsenal couldn’t buy players in January, only loan them. For the sake of clarity, these are his exact words: We cannot sign permanently. We can only loan players. Only loan players. I should also point out that this is something we discuss at some length in…

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