Tag Archive | Transfer Window

Arsenal Well Set Halfway Into The Transfer Window

Some background Apparently sitting around at home watching a lot of football has convinced many Arsenal fans they are experts at management, coaching, scouting, contract negotiations, commercial deals and, last but by no means least, the proper color of the team kit. As some of my British friends have commented, it is similar to the […]

Is Mustafi Arsenal’s Most Important Signing?

With very minor exceptions the signing of Shkordan Mustafi, 2 days before deadline day, was met with the usual sensationalist delight by the mainstream media. Most reveled in Arsenal’s contribution to English football setting a new transfer record of £1.2b this past window. In terms of footballing analysis most saw it simply as Wenger turning […]

Lucas Perez: Another Eduardo-type signing!

Disclaimer: Despite the headlines this blog is not your usual piece of  transfer bollocks. You have been warned. Markets It may be news to young football fans but the modern transfer market is barely 13 years old when the transfer window was first introduced to English football by FIFA in 2003/04. Yes, the concept of […]

Arsenal and the Myth of Transfers

A Myth is quite simply “a widely held but false belief or idea.” Positivistas, how many of you, like me, first daily instinct during the transfer window is to reach for whatever internet device is at hand to check if there is any new transfer story affecting our great club? Yup, I see many of […]