Danny Welbeck (23)


#183

How in the fuck did he not get a start today? Amazed by that decision considering he was rested midweek.


#184

This more in the 1st 60 seconds he was on than what Theo did all game.


#185

Scratch that it was 30 seconds.

Walcott is still woefully inadequate and honestly should have been shipped off after last season.


#186

Ah, a year ago today, Welbeck did this and won us the league… good times… :sob:


#187

Dunno what league you were watching love. But i dont remember winning any leagues.


#188

That’s not at all patronising…


#189

Temporarily won us the league with the goal


#190

:smile: it was sincere.


#191

Everyone thought we were gonna win the league at that point :xhaka:


#192

No, not everyone did. There were plenty who thought we still had a lot to do. We were out of the title race two games later.


#193

Apparently he starts tonight.


#194

Would’ve been silly if he didn’t. Definitely should be starting in big CL games given our current team. Hopefully it’s Welbeck-Alexis-Iwobi-Özil-Elneny-Xhaka


#195

Gonna have a big game tonight. The best big game player we have.


#196

I think I’d rather Ox for Iwobi right now. A bit more pace and determination and spirit and in general, good old Englishness. Seriously though, Ox instead as I think Özil will benefit from a forward left position-or-wherever he wants to play position up front. It seems like his creative burden has been lifted somewhat recently and he needs to find his feet again in such a position.

What better way than on German soil and a tie such as this!


#197

This 3 leading the line Ozil, Sanchez, Welbz and 3 in the midfield Ox, Xhaka, Elneny.


#198

Doesn’t Welbz start on the left or CF? In which case we’ll probably start Theo.


#199

Please no fucking Theo.


#200

Yeah, I would definitely disagree. Iwobi is the better player, more likely to make the correct decision, far more useful in build-up and ball retention, in short, between Ox and Iwobi for a match like this as a manager I wouldn’t even have a decision.

But then Arsène and I don’t see eye to eye too often these days. :wink:

I’m expecting he’ll pick Welbeck, Alexis and a midfield 3 of Ox, Coquelin, Elneny with Özil higher up ‘out wide’. Doubt he trusts Xhaka for this game but we’ll see.


#201

If we’re sitting back and have countering opportunities Theo is a better outlet that’s more likely to score than Iwobi.


#202

No idea where this 4-3-3 talk is coming from. Wenger will either play 4-4-1-1 or 4-2-3-1

He’s not going to change formation that drastically before the biggest game of our season.