Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog.

In this episode we enjoy the 3-0 win over Sheffield United, accepting fully that the opposition wasn’t great. We chat about Granit Xhaka at left-back and some very interesting heatmaps that generated; the selection of Gabriel Martinelli and his contribution which culminated in a goal; Alexandre Lacazette’s double strike; Bukayo Saka at the 10 and Thomas Partey as a one-man midfield. We then take listener questions about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s absence, whether reports of squad unrest stand up to any scrutiny, the team for Thursday’s second leg in Prague, Folarin Balogun agreeing a new contract and lots more.

Here’s the heatmap image.

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