Tag: Santi Cazorla

Arsenal’s midfield mindf*ck

Since injury removed Santi Cazorla from the equation in mid-October, Arsenal have failed to find balance in the two positions at the base of the midfield.Without that balance, the team does not function properly. Mesut Ozil is playing the #10 role, but it is a very advanced interpretation of the position and this season he has spent a lot of time on the shoulder of the opposition’s defenders, looking to run behind them.

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Wilshere’s will power

A rapid rise to the pinnacle of the Premier League, an array of midfield talent and a receding need for a diminutive playmaker have all but left Jack Wilshere redundant for the North London club.