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Ix Techau Evil Mastermind 14,276 pts
Posted about 5 years ago by Ix Techau

I vote Gibbs on the left, Sanchez on the right. Seems like the most sensible option to me. Gibbs has played there a few times, is a first team regular, needs some time on the pitch anyway. But knowing Wenger it's probably another chance for Joel Campbell, who has drastically dropped in quality since his amazing World Cup performance.

If we're giving a youngster a second chance I'd rather see Bennacer, who I thought put in a much more convincing performance than Iwobi.

Posted about 5 years ago by Markymarkswe

Cech

Bellerin Gabriel Koscielny Monreal

Coquelin Cazorla Özil

Doh! Giroud Alexis

  • Option 1: Cazorla on flank with Flamini taking his place in midfield
  • Option 2: Özil on flank with Cazorla as CAM and Flamini besides Coquelin
  • Option 3: Joel Campbell.
  • Option 4a: Alexis on RW, Gibbs on LW
  • Option 4b: Bellerin at RW
  • Option 5: Give Iwobi a new chance after that shit show on tuesday
  • Option 6: Dan Crowley just came back from loan....
  • Option 7: Go full retard: Pace machine and tekkers master Chambers as RW!
  • Option 8: Play with 9 outfield players
  • Option 9: Forfeit match
Ix Techau Evil Mastermind 14,276 pts
Posted about 5 years ago by Ix Techau

I vote Gibbs on the left, Sanchez on the right. Seems like the most sensible option to me. Gibbs has played there a few times, is a first team regular, needs some time on the pitch anyway. But knowing Wenger it's probably another chance for Joel Campbell, who has drastically dropped in quality since his amazing World Cup performance.

If we're giving a youngster a second chance I'd rather see Bennacer, who I thought put in a much more convincing performance than Iwobi.

Omglol 3,323 pts
Posted about 5 years ago by Omglol

Option 3: Joel Campbell.

or

Option 4a: Alexis on RW, Gibbs on LW

Joel was only one who was trying last game, but was trying too much and that backfired on him.

I agree with Ix about Bennacer, he started not bad, but more like scared, but as game go on he start to look better and better.

Ix Techau Evil Mastermind 14,276 pts
Posted about 5 years ago by Ix Techau

Wenger confirms it's Joel Campbell and then Alex Iwobi in the pecking order for RW. As much as I like the guy, I can't see Joel Campbell suddenly put in an impressive performance. He gets lost in games, can't find the rhythm and often ends up in the "wrong" position. I don't think it has to do with skill, just a clash of ideas and intentions. He's simply not in sync with the rest of the squad. If Giroud passes short, he's gone on a run. If Özil tries a through ball, Joel has come short to meet the ball.

Only more time on the pitch can cure it though, so I guess it's the right call giving him a chance.

Omglol 3,323 pts
Posted about 5 years ago by Omglol

If you judge Joel from last game, that was problem for whole team. There was zero organization. And again compare to the others, Campbell was at least trying last game, if everyone were doing that and we still lost i wouldn't have any problem with it. He may not justify the hype, but he has lot of quality on which he can improve.

Ix Techau Evil Mastermind 14,276 pts
Posted about 5 years ago by Ix Techau

If you judge Joel from last game, that was problem for whole team.

My opinion is based on everything I've seen from him post-WC. It just hasn't been up to scratch. Again, it looks more like a sync issue than a quality issue. However, he has trained with the first team for some time now, so sync shouldn't be an issue.

IKnowYou 164 pts
Posted about 5 years ago by IKnowYou

Campbell played vs Hull last season in the FA cup and he was ok. Playing with santi + mesut will make him shine

Posted about 5 years ago by jayramfootball

We might see Bellerin played as the winger with Debuchy at FB - or Campbell. Either option might work. The only issue we have is that we may need Bellerin's pace at FB - Swansea have beaten us recently with pace on the flanks.

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