Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Out)

Discussion in 'Transfer Rumours' started by American_Gooner, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. Balboa

    Balboa Active Member

    And if they hadn't been signed, the cracks would not have been papered over and the full, long-term rebuild might have commenced earlier. Probably helps that Kronke has sole ownership now too.

    Auba is completely different. He wanted to move to Arsenal to make a step up from Dortmund. Özil and Sanchez were no longer wanted and viewed Arsenal as a step down from Real/Barca.... Same with Pepe. I never said the problem was the money spent on the players...

    Elneny and Xhaka aren't good enough/suitable for the level... Torreira, Guendouzi, Laca, Auba, Leno, Tierney, Saliba, Pepe are good enough, and many of them can improve at Arsenal...

    How did Liverpool and Sp**s improve? Did they go and sign players from Barca and Real Madrid? Nope, they signed players who were hungry to better themselves through the move.
     
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  2. Ricardinho

    Ricardinho La Liga Correspondent

    Especially when we bit short at striker as well.
     
  3. Highbury_2006

    Highbury_2006 Village Idiot

    This "sole ownership" talk is pure nonsense. Stan Kroenke has been the man with the final word since 2011.
     
  4. Token Yank

    Token Yank Well-Known Member

    Is this fact or are you just coming up with this on your own?

    Also, I love our business this summer but you’re listing two guys who have never made a match day squad and Pepe who has played about 200 minutes. Also, Torreira’s form at the end of last season was pretty poor.
     
  5. Balboa

    Balboa Active Member

    It's all opinion. As are all of your points. That's how it works....

    In my opinion these are signings that are better than Özil and Alexis for the long-term. There is not and never will be, a scientific way of judging that....in my opinion....

    Are you trying to argue that Madrid and Barca are not bigger clubs than Arsenal?!
     
  6. Balboa

    Balboa Active Member

    I disagree. Once you've got full ownership, investment becomes more of a pragmatic issue....
     
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  7. krackpot

    krackpot Well-Known Member

    they are coming because we have world class players like Özil, Lacazette, Auba in our team. We do not have any other thing to attract them now. Wenger is gone, and London is not the same it used to be.

    we would have been a middle table team at best, without those guys coming over and winning us those cups
     
  8. Slartibartfast

    Slartibartfast CIES Loyalist

    Nah, time to give youth a chance. Nelson, Martinelli and Saka need to get some playing time. Ceballos, Özil and Smith Rowe can do Micki's job as well. And once Tierney is back you can always play Kolasinac further forward.
     
  9. field442

    field442 Hates Journalists Named James

    Is the wrong answer.
     
  10. American_Gooner

    American_Gooner Not actually American. Unless Di Marzio says so. Moderator

    Isn't Martinelli still in the U23? IIRC he's not officially a first-team player.
     
  11. Taylor Gang Gunners

    Taylor Gang Gunners Shame is a dish best served cold Trusted

    https://www.arsenal.com/first-team/players

    He has an official first team profile on the site. As do the likes of ESR and Nelson. He was on the bench for Newcastle and Burnley too. We should’ve used him on the bench instead of Mkhi, especially seeing as the Armenian joker was set to depart anyway.
     
  12. Balboa

    Balboa Active Member

    Nonsense. They are paid handsomely. Arsenal has a good history. Özil is on the bench and not wanted...
     
  13. gunner4lyfe

    gunner4lyfe Well-Known Member

    We are short with or without him. At least this way we save on some wages
     
  14. El Duderino

    El Duderino 99 Problems But A Mitch Ain't One

  15. redwhiteAustrian

    redwhiteAustrian Tu Felix Austria Administrator

    Best piece of news since about 2004.
     
  16. Vinci

    Vinci The Sultan of Unai

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  17. razörist

    razörist Soft With The Ladies, Hard With The Mes

  18. American_Gooner

    American_Gooner Not actually American. Unless Di Marzio says so. Moderator

  19. <<reed>>

    <<reed>> Ex-Troll

    3m in 25 installments then
     
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  20. UpTheGunnerz

    UpTheGunnerz Phallus Obsessed

    Mkhitaryan is probably one of the most skillful players i've seen this decade at his peak. His reading of the game was tremendous, shame and mystery that he never figured PL out. If he could have reached the high level of a CAM that he did in Dortmund last season he would have been such an asset. I like him
     
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