Why Always Mesut?

When Arsenal lose matches they should win, people tend to go big on a couple of things. The first is a lack of leaders, which is an interesting and potentially plausible theory, even if it’s very difficult to quantify for observers on the outside. The second is Mesut Ozil. The German playmaker is always one […]

Ibrahim Afellay’s Rejuvenation Back On Track Within Mark Hughes’ Exciting Stoke

It’s remarkable to think that Ibrahim Afellay is now 29. He seemed like the perennial wonderkid who, despite his debilitating run of injuries, was a player we were all still waiting for to fulfill his undeniable potential. While his baby faced appearance remains in tact, time has certainly passed by at an alarmingly rapid rate. […]