Arsenal’s strangely enjoyable close season

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“For the first time in a while, I will be very active” With these dozen words, spoken at the tail end of May, Wenger has kicked off a fascinating close…

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Fab, Theo and Brazil nuts

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Remember how Wenger stated he’d like to get his transfers sorted before the World Cup began? He’ll be lucky. Most high-calibre players are content to wait until the tournament ends…

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No morning words, but a quick poll

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We probably all agree that we could do with three or four players this summer, in three or four different areas of the pitch. But what if we only had…

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A spoonful of hope on a cereal of improbability

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Good morning to you all on a cloudless, plane-free and gorgeous spring London morning. Having no aircraft humming overhead or vapour trails criss-crossing the skies has been as peculiar as…

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Summer transfers: What effect will the World Cup have?

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Strewth, it’s quiet. In fact, there’s been a whiff of close season to things. Partly I suppose because we’ve got the weekend off, and partly because losing to Barcelona seems…

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Seize the moment (and fix the unfixed)

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Good things, as they say, come to those who wait. I sat watching Sky Sports on 1st January expecting a flurry of new players to change hands within moments, and…

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Transfers: Going Mad

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Hard to know what Wenger makes of this transfer pandemic, isn't it? The great man has kept radio silence over the last week, presumably either because he's off on business…

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