Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog.
In this episode we dissect the 2-1 defeat to Villarreal in the Europa League semi-final. We chat about the deployment of Emile Smith Rowe as a ‘False 9’, conceding the goals we did, a disaster-class in midfield from Dani Ceballos and the manager’s role in his sending off, Bukayo Saka winning a penalty and the ice-cold way Nicolas Pepe put it away to salvage something from a really poor night against Unai Emery’s team. There’s also a little gratitude for the former head coach, plus plenty of questions about Mikel Arteta, his use of subs, his over-complication at times, expectations of him, plus a bit about the takeover bid from Daniel Ek and lots more.
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