Have you seen Johan Djourou – he’s grown his hair during his absence and has dreadlocks, he looks great.
Some good news on the injury front, Johan Djourou has said in an interview on AFC.com that he should soon be back to full fitness, certainly by the end of this season. I’m glad to hear that, not only for him but if the going gets tough towards the final few games and either Gallas, Vermaelen or Sol get injured, we won’t have to see Silvestre in the defence – we might yet get to see a fit, fresh and eager to play, Johan step in.
Before anyone has a pop about ‘You should support the players who play for the club’ I would like to say, take a look at Sol and Silvestre – there is quite a difference in my opinion, Sol still has ability, strength and a bit of speed, Silvestre doesn’t have that anymore. Also, I’m of the opinion, if he isn’t good enough for the Mancs, then he isn’t really good enough for us either. Is he?
Brazil have been here in the UK playing a friendly match as we all know, Gilberto talked about the injury to young Aaron Ramsey. He said that Ramsey was in safe hands at Arsenal for his road to recovery. Straight away the words ‘Safe Hands’ made me smile – Don’t know why I thought of Almunia rather than David Seaman though!!
It is good though to hear one of our special old boys having kind words for his old club – I still miss him, he plays for his country, surely he’d still be able do a good job for us?
From old boys to young boys, Luke Freeman scored yet again yesterday for an Arsenal Xl against Republic of Irelands under 19’s. This kid loves to score; maybe that’s why he’s in the Champions League Squad? This is one lad who I can’t wait to see play a part in the first team. Somehow though I don’t think it will be for a little while yet.
On a day after the night of International friendly fixtures, unless Theo scores a hat trick I’m not going to bother mentioning last night’s games and he didn’t did he….
Oh, and I’m not going to mention the Melo to Arsenal rumour either, it won’t happen unless Juventus want Denilson in a swap deal 😉
Tomorrow we head towards to club football, our club football and a nice home fixture against Burnley on Saturday…
Until then, you’ve just got this to read..