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Spurs vs Arsenal – IN-DEPTH preview!

Arsenal vs Spurs is a razor tight affair when considering the tactical implications of the game. Sure, Arsenal are handicapped with injuries and the game may not even go ahead, but if it does it’ll be an extremely competitive game, regardless of injuries.

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Arthur Melo – A Former Phenom

Arthur Melo is a Dani Ceballos-esque loan extension from Arteta – a different player, but a similar situation. Arsenal need depth in midfield, & the Brazilian is a TOP short-term solution. Below, in this in-depth thread, I break down how the player fits in at Arsenal.

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Emile Smith-Rowe’s next step…

Smith-Rowe started off as a nice playmaker between the lines before he developed into a transitional threat with his phenomenal ball carrying. Lately, he has showcased his off-ball ability to arrive late into the box, hence the goalscoring run. The next step? La Pausa.

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Arteta’s Arsenal and Pep’s City – two near identical systems!

Arsenal & City have the same style – goalkeepers play out from the back, two ball playing CB’s, a marauding left back, an inverted right back, a single pivot, wingers hugging each touchline, players between the lines, a false 9, and an aggressive 4-4-2 counterpress.

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Pep’s Brilliant Bernardo!

A criticism Bernardo Silva is often faced with centres around his lack of output, but what he offers to the team is much more beneficial than his lack of output – he is a tactical Messi that enables City to dominate games technically & utilise Pep’s tactical qualities.

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Arteta’s unsung hero – Thomas Partey

There’s been lots of talk about Arsenal’s new signings but let’s not forget the influence of one of Arteta’s much-criticised early ones. Thomas Partey was the epitome of efficiency against Norwich in what was an elite performance from a player capable of special things.

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How progression should be judged within a rebuild – Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal


This type of linear thinking is why football fans around the world need to change their way of thinking. All a manager can do is control the confines of his own club – if the league around him is also really good & it means they finish 5th as opposed to 4th, that’s okay.

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Why Arsenal *NEED* to be patient!

*ATTENTION ALL ARSENAL FANS*

Calmness is required. Arsenal are merely in the middle of a rebuild and have a top manager at the helm and the progress that has been made this season is incredibly clear. Below, in this in-depth thread I explain why calmness is required.

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Rangnick’s tactics against Crystal Palace!

Rangnick’s first game at Manchester United showcased a number of tactical intricacies which ultimately resulted in United producing a good, well-rounded & compact performance for the first time this year.

Below, in this in-depth analysis, I showcase how he achieved that.

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Who is Ralf Rangnick? His tactics analysed in depth!

In anticipation of Rangnick taking over as Manchester United manager for the remainder of the season, I decided to take a deep-dive into his practical managerial qualities. Lots have discussed his philosophy, but few have analysed it in practice. Below, I do just that.

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