Why Per Mertesacker Could Face The Axe at Arsenal

In the aftermath of Arsenal’s disastrous defeat to Monaco, there was something unusual about Arsene Wenger’s post-match press conference. Typically, Wenger is highly protective of his players. However, in this instance he did not shy away from criticising individuals. First he admitted that Olivier Giroud “missed...

Martin Skrtel: Liverpool’s Imperfect Leader Has Grown Into His Reds Role

Steven Gerrard’s lingering Liverpool goodbye continues to take place from the treatment table and Jordan Henderson hasn’t travelled to the Europa League tie at Besiktas because of a minor knock, meaning that Martin Skrtel is likely to take the captain’s armband in Istanbul on Thursday. That...