The Sluggish Gossip

United interested in Rodriguez, Liverpool 'mull over' £10million Davies bid and Arsenal want £6million for Arteta...

Post a Comment:

Comments 1 - 10 of (17)

the archestral (Arsenal) says...

@juan de gunnaz - add Vieira and Henry to that list! Haven't had a great captain since Adams really (Vieira was an excellent captain but not particularly loyal/committed to the club). Think Mertesacker's the best candidate.

Posted 3:52pm 10th July 2014

macduff says...

@juan de gunnaz. Per Mertesacker who has just signed a new contract and has captained the team in Vermaelens and Artetas absences would be the obvious choice. Flamini would not

Posted 3:48pm 10th July 2014

gunnergraham196 (Arsenal) says...

going on the list of Arsenal captains ... MR Wenger missed a trick by not making Bentner captain ;)

Posted 2:48pm 10th July 2014

thebigshow says...

I thought Jose Enrique was quite a good player. Not bad defensively and an asset going forward. Still, shows what I know. Apparently he's NOT THE ANSWER!!

Posted 2:13pm 10th July 2014

goober says...

Given how the other Arsenal captains have left the club over the years for a reasonable amount of money, hopefully the next one will be Nacho Monreal....

Posted 1:54pm 10th July 2014

slowgraffiti says...

Is Arteta captain now? Of course he has been practically, since Vermaelen doesn't start, but has Vermaelen officially stood down? (Grain of salt, I know it's an agent speaking...)

Posted 1:47pm 10th July 2014

bobsy (Liverpool) says...

i don't see the point in manyoo buying a relative child to support an absolute child. the problem with shaw is his relative lack of experience so lets solve that by buying someone else with relatively little experience....hmm this sounds like woodward at work. ok, makes sense

Posted 1:29pm 10th July 2014

juan de gunnaz (Arsenal) says...

crowedem - I think Flamini is the obvious choice, assuming he'll get more game time this season. Everyone else is too nice except Koscielny, who's too surly.

Posted 12:55pm 10th July 2014

HarryBoulton says...

@ted, manchester, especially when we could take that £20m and spend it on a centreback or a defensive midfield player. None-sensical move, if it's even true.....

Posted 12:54pm 10th July 2014

edgar1981 says...

I like Arteta and I appreciate the work he puts in. But I don't think there's any denying his best days are well behind him. I wish we'd signed him ten years ago, personally. It got to the point last season where I dreaded seeing his name on the team sheet ahead of Flamini.

Posted 12:46pm 10th July 2014

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

E

ven if United were to sign CR7 & Messi to play upfront, the fact remains Fletcher and Cleverly are playing in midfield. That's where the problem is. Fletcher is too slow with an awful pass, while Cleverly is simply rubbish

mrunited4life
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

T

hese days, these days, you can't say something racist without somebody saying that you're a racist.

tk421
'Wrong' Views Not Silenced By Shouting...

D

rop Rooney (he's so disappointing, overrated and overpaid), and play Di Maria and RVP upfront, much like the set up at the Netherlands team with Roben and RVP...

eric bush3
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

Footer 365

Transfer news: Southampton capture Toby Alderweireld on season-long loan from Atletico Madrid

Southampton have captured Belgium international defender Toby Alderweireld on a season-long loan from Atletico Madrid.

Transfer news: Harry Redknapp reveals failures of Fabio Borini and Jermain Defoe deals

Harry Redknapp has revealed QPR were thwarted in their bid to bring Jermain Defoe and Fabio Borini to the club.

Transfer news: Sadio Mane beats deadline to join Southampton from Red Bull Salzburg

Southampton completed their Deadline Day business when they signed Red Bull Salzburg winger Sadio Mane.

Mail Box

It's That Time Again: 'Wenger Out'

Are Arsenal fans the ficklest in the Premier League? That's one question in the mailbox as Gooners call for Wenger to leave (again). Plus, plenty of reaction to Falcao...

Wenger: The Most Stubborn Manager Going

Arsenal fans would quite like their club to sign a striker thank you very much, whilst someone is excited about Jim White et al. Plus, Klose to Arsenal please...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property