Well that is it the summer transfer window slammed for another year but we only have to wait until January until the next window opens.
I’m sure we would’ve all loved to see more players come in but let’s take nothing away from the club record signing of Ozil who is a top, top quality player.
I still think there will be more work to do in the January transfer window. We are certainly in need of a centre-back or a right-back, depending on if Bacary Sagna is willing to continue playing in the centre of the defence. We also need another striker in my opinion because we are painfully thin now that Lukas Podolski is out for up to 10 weeks, so I don’t think we are done as a club by any stretch of the imagination. We just have to hope that luck is on our side and also hope we recover from these early injury problems until January comes.
But what I will be looking at in this piece is the re-signing of Flamini.
Personally, I think it was a touch of brilliance by Arsene Wenger to bring back the 29-year-old Frenchman. The tenacious midfielder has obviously come in to help out in the centre of the park while Mikel Arteta is out injured.
But following a commanding second debut against Spurs last weekend, could Flamini be more than just a cover option this season? Can he actually stake a claim for a starting position in midfield?
Well it all depends on what Arsene wants in his side. Personally, I think Arteta will be ahead of Flamini in the pecking order, purely because he can offer more to the side than the latter. Flamini has already shown that he can marshal the team and is willing to get stuck in, but Arteta moves the ball about so much better than the former AC Milan player and possesses more experience at 31.
But, like I said, it all depends on what Arsene wants in his side and, of course, who our opposition is.
What do you guys think?
Can Flamini keep Arteta out of the side?
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