Fabregas, Nasri & Arshavin To Leave? What Happens Next?

The inevitable is looking all the more likely to happen this summer. From a club challenging on all fronts to one unsure of Champions League football next season and now the possibility of losing key first team players. All the pre summer talk has been about how Arsene would rebuild and bring a squad capable of completing the task. Now he has to face his worst nightmare which he’s been dreading ever since a certain 16 year old Fabregas joined the club.

Its no secret that he wishes to return to his boyhood club, and watching them lift the champions league again for the 2nd time in 3 years must have had him wondering what could have been if he had left last summer. Who can blame him? All we do is talk about how we must end our title drought while Barca continue to rack up trophies. I’d say we should let him go, there’s no guarantee we would win a major trophy next season and he knows his addition to the Barca squad even if it means bench time(which is impossible) he’s willing to do that. So I say, get a good fee for him, he’ll be a big loss but no one is bigger than a club and everyone is replaceable no matter how long it takes.

Moving on, the curious case of Samir Nasri, he blossomed into a world beater this season after 2 average seasons and became a toast of his mates and colleagues in the league. Now what amazes me is how we allowed his contract run down to this point without extending it earlier seeing that we tied down senior players and extended contracts yet we left him out. Now the ball is in his court, and he can do as he sees fit. But what I don’t appreciate from any player is greed and ungratefulness, rumours have it he’s demanding to earn the same as Fabregas which sincerely, he doesn’t deserve, what if he doesn’t replicate the same form next season? Even if he does, he’s still not worth the £110,000 he’s seeking.

This has led him to publicly say that he’s keeping his options open and a move to rivals United or any other English club is a possibility. Such disrespect. Arsene has refuted such saying if he doesn’t sign he’ll sell him but not to United or City to avoid a Flamoney situation. My guess is if Fabregas leaves, Nasri might get his wish as he would become the primary playmaker but I’d prefer he leaves, he’s already leaving a sour taste in the mouth of fans.

Arshavin is next as he’s seen as expendable, his perceived laziness on the pitch and non challant attitude continues to infuriate fans and are fed up and have called for him to leave. This I OBJECT TO STRONGLY. Yes, he’s lazy, yes he’s detached from the squad but people are missing the fact that he was a more creative force than Samir Nasri this season and even Theo Walcott, not just goals alone but by his assists as well. So even if he’s lazy and 30, I say we give him a new contract and keep him on the bench, I’d rather we have Arshavin on the bench than some inexperienced youngster, besides we can generate enough funds without selling him as well.

AW has cut his holiday short to revamp his squad, Whatever happens this summer window, I hope we can assemble a strong squad that can compete AND win something come the end of next season, with or without the aforementioned trio and that can only happen by getting the right and experienced players with a winning mentality.
A new dawn is arising at Arsenal this summer and we all hope its one that promises better and the emergence of players like Wilshere, Djourou and Szczesney only has me salivating for the new season. Let’s make it count.

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Posted on June 6, 2011, in Write Ups and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. I think all three’ll stay. Cesc definitely won’t be sold to another EPL club even with City & maybe Chelsea readily able to cough out d asking price on his head. Hence, I’m on d side of d fence that believes Cesc’ll stay. Lad won’t join Real, who can pay d £50m, cos he’s a Barça boy and Barça won’t want to pay that amount cos of same reason. I’ll keep mum about Nanas for now. As for Andriy, u’re spot on… much as I’m disgusted to admit it. Problem with him is nonchalance borne by his knowledge of what he’s skilfully capable of. I’d just love for him to reach potential! Wenger needs to place a discipline regime on him!

  2. Here we go again. Same old story @ d end of each season den AW ends up bring air-heads 2 d club as replacements. He shd keep nasri @ all cost. Pls djourou isn’t an emerging talent. He’s a disgrace 2 d defence line. Infact d whole defence line is a disgrace. Walcott is jst a sorry excuse, a disaster waitin 2 happen. I dunno wen AW wld wake up from his slumber and realise he has a poor team. He shd knw dat if he doesn’t win trophies, he can’t keep gud players.

  3. @punkenstein I very much agree with that last part, lack of discpline is very evident within the squad. Just look at Song’s appearance. All the players need to stop being caressed and need to start being reminded they’re not Messi and we’re not Barca.

    @TolaSoy we’re all as frustrated as you. A total revamp of the squad is needed not just new faces but new tactics as well. Walcott should return to his role as a striker but on the bench and let’s get in proper wingers. Nasri has to be careful before he becomes the new adebarndoor.

  4. Cesc won’t leave…Barca cant afford him and do not need him yet.
    Nasri will sign a new contract whatever his wages are…if not, he’ll be sold to a club NOT in England.
    Arshavin says Wenger wants to keep working with him. Why will he leave?

  5. Personally i dont think we need to worry too much, if Barca want Fabregas they can have him as long as they pay at least 30 million pounds and give us Thiago Alcantra(that kid is like a tall Xavi). Nasri and Arshavin leaving also doesnt bother me, they’re inconsistent and Nasri pissed me off with his latest comments.
    Our biggest concern rather should be; “whos coming in?”……our defence was a running joke all season and we were changing goalies like underwear…….Szeczny’s development is encouraging but i think it would be a great idea to buy Shay Given. We also need at least 2 “premiership class” defenders…….. Squillaci and co need to be kicked out and our attack needs a second striker that can actually score, its not the best to keep depending on the midfield whenever RVP is off the field. Bendtner can move his wasteful, overconfident self out of the club……….and Chamakh is just not worth the paper his contract is printed on.
    This last season was so depressing that i actually stopped watching Arsenals games………………..i cant go thru another season like that, so Le’ Prof…..”GET UR SHIT TOGETHER!!!”

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