Both teams are on a down-slide lately and the potential victor would stop their latest trend of under-performing. You prepare yourself for the game within the team. Let’s take a closer look. I’ve toned a few more muscles than during my time at Real Madrid so I’m in a better position to meet the physical challenges. But they have got top-quality players throughout the team, so we have no doubt it will be a really, really hard game. 0-0 draws against both Swansea and Burnley just about summed up their season.
Middlesbrough haven’t won a Premier League game in 2017 – a run of 14 games (D6, L8).
He has been target by disgruntled Arsenal fans, most visibly at Selhurst Park during Arsenal’s 3-0 defeat last Monday.
But, ahead of an Easter Monday clash with relegation-threatened Middlesbrough, the Frenchman said the two could be linked. “At the moment we have other priorities and the priorities are to focus on the game against Middlesborough”. That aspect certainly doesn’t bode well for a game against the Gunners’ then, who are likely to score goals even with the poor form they are in.
Mattias is ESPN FC’s Arsenal correspondent.
But whatever the outcome of that match, Arsenal know they need a dramatic improvement if they are to qualify for the Champions League for a 21st successive season. It’s a good period to be united and not divided.
Steve Agnew goes head-to-head with embattled Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger on Monday Night Football at the Riverside, live on Sky Sports 1HD, and has said the Frenchman’s plight shows just how hard Premier League management can be.
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That might change if the flow of cash from the Champions League stopped.
“But what is for sure is that in the last three months there has been no consistency, especially away from home”.
“I can not confirm that we have offered that”, he told his pre-Middlesbrough news conference on Friday (watch from 12:50 on the video above). And all of a sudden I had that positive feeling again, the one I’d had during our telephone conversation back in 2010.