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Arsenal - How will they line up now

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by sun_tzu, Jan 31, 2018.

  1. Jan 31, 2018
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    sun_tzu The Art of Bore

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    Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.
    Lacazette has started fairly well from what I have seen but certainly looks like he is better suited to playing centrally

    Kinda have to assume aubamyang will play central

    So will they play with two up top?

    And as ozil has signed a new contract would he play behind them... but where does that leave miki?

    Perhaps drop lacazette and play iwobi on the left but that would seem harsh as lacazette has started ok I think?

    Anybody else have any clue what Wenger thinking... does Wenger even know?
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    SpyLuke10 Full Member

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    Personally if I was Wenger I'd play a 3-5-2/5-3-2 with Aubameyang and Lacazette up top and Ozil in behind. Miki a supersub for now unless he absolutely forces his way in with great performances. - United fan.
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    Bwuk Full Member

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    Aubameyang at 9, Ozil right and Mkhi left.

    Lacazette bench.
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    BarcaSpurs Full Member

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    Theres just no way they can play all 4 of their big name attackers and make it work tactically right?

    Lacazette benched if playing a back 4, Mhiki benched if back 3.
  5. Feb 1, 2018
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    sun_tzu The Art of Bore

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    Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.
    The only thing I can think of is

    ..............lacazette.....aubamyang..............
    .................ozil................miki......................
    ................xakha.............ramsey................
    Kolasnic..koscielny.......mustafi......bellerin
    ............................chech...........................

    But there really would be so much emphasis on the full backs to attack the wide areas and well it just looks a little unbalanced

    But basically yeah they have 4 big name attackers but they don't seem to have a formation they can use them all in
  6. Feb 1, 2018
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    Scroto Baggins Full Member

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    4-3-3
    -------------------Cech-------------------
    Bellerin - Koscielny - Mustafi - Monreal
    -----------------Xhaka-------------------
    --------Wilshere--------------------------
    ------------------------Ozil---------------
    ---Lacazette------------------Mkhi-------
    ---------------Aubemayang--------------

    I think they need a better holding midfielder than Xhaka, a real destroyer in there screening the CB's.
  7. Feb 2, 2018
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    BarcaSpurs Full Member

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    Yeah, only way they can provide width is through the full backs but with no holding midfielder theyll be so exposed.
    Back 3 works better but then you have to drop one of the 4 attackers
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    Arsenal will be an interesting team to follow. Would be surprised to see them finishing in the top 4 tough.
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    goons New Member

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    Aubemayang is sick so he'll probably not play tomorrow so you will have to wait a little longer to find out
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    squiggle Full Member

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    AW has spoken about Maitland-Niles’ future in the midfield and he could provide a lot of sturdiness if things go well.

    Also, Cazorla has been unexpectedly named in the Europa squad.
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    awop New Member

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    It was more or less a free slot and there was already a lot of youngsters in the list.
    The possibility of him playing any minute this season is slim to none.