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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby Mike Dean » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:31 am

LMAO wrote:Still can't believe we have them. So much has changed in the ST dept. from just a few seasons ago.


Both Laca and Auba were always available to buy if Arsenal really wanted them, and could have had them cheaper too had we bought them early before the market inflated.

I reckon we would have won at least 2 titles if Wenger had addressed the striker issue instead of insisting that Giroud and Welbeck were plenty enough. Or if we actually had a Torr back then in the midfield.

We wasted a prime Alexis and Mesut partnership.

Wenger was such an arrogant fool. Failed to address the obvious.
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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby Angelito » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:55 am

Mike Dean wrote:
LMAO wrote:Still can't believe we have them. So much has changed in the ST dept. from just a few seasons ago.


Both Laca and Auba were always available to buy if Arsenal really wanted them, and could have had them cheaper too had we bought them early before the market inflated.

I reckon we would have won at least 2 titles if Wenger had addressed the striker issue instead of insisting that Giroud and Welbeck were plenty enough. Or if we actually had a Torr back then in the midfield.

We wasted a prime Alexis and Mesut partnership.

Wenger was such an arrogant fool. Failed to address the obvious.


Agreed. As much as I adore Wenger, his stubbornness and willingness to play CEO cost us 13/14 and 15/16. To think a few years ago, we had Giroud and Welbeck and now we've got Lacazette and Aubameyang. :shocked:
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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby theHotHead » Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:03 pm

That stubbornness was the single most galling thing about Wenger, a steadfast refusal to admit the path he was going down was wrong.

2 things he should've done and I have no doubt we would've won more titles - sort the goalkeeping shambles out (Almunia/Fabianski) and buy a DM to strengthen us.
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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby StLGooner » Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:32 pm

Two good strikers!! Say it ain't so!
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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby PairyGrows » Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:48 pm

To be honest, I was advocating we'd sell one of the two (preferrably Lacazette) in the summer. I didn't see how the two would fit into the same team. Instead of shoving one of them to the wing, I preferred us signing an actual winger.

So far I've been proved wrong. While I still prefer a winger playing out wide to a striker due to tactical reasons, I'm willing to compromise stability for the sake of having two top-class strikers up and firing in the team. That's a perfectly acceptable trade-off to me.

As it stands, we have the best striking partnership in the Premier League. Let's hope they can keep up the good form.
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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby UFGN » Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:27 pm

If we need a goal and go 442 with these two, oppo defenders will reach for the cyanide capsules immediately
Oh he is awful..... but I like him!
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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby thebigbangtheo » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:23 pm

PairyGrows wrote:To be honest, I was advocating we'd sell one of the two (preferrably Lacazette) in the summer. I didn't see how the two would fit into the same team. Instead of shoving one of them to the wing, I preferred us signing an actual winger.

So far I've been proved wrong. While I still prefer a winger playing out wide to a striker due to tactical reasons, I'm willing to compromise stability for the sake of having two top-class strikers up and firing in the team. That's a perfectly acceptable trade-off to me.

As it stands, we have the best striking partnership in the Premier League. Let's hope they can keep up the good form.


Well done and well said sir. You are in a rather exclusive club within GW of having the minerals to admit to being wrong or mistaken, especially without it having first been pointed out in a rebuttal, scathing or otherwise. It suggests that your conscience is more significant than your ego, and I doff my cap to you.
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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby Pudpop » Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:19 pm

World's Greatest Striking Partnership feat. The Turkish Diddler





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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby Angelito » Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:07 pm

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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby Pudpop » Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:36 pm

Angelito wrote:Pud?


I knowwww I'm late but I'm here <3







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Auba just said that he's still not reached the form he wants, and yet he's top scorer in the PL:

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Laca getting emotional because he just proved Spurs are still shit:

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Laca's celebration:


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Auba putting racistss in their place:

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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby Pudpop » Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:58 am

Now that Mesut is fit again so we have a CAM to play behind them it is time to unleash the beast

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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby LegendaryKeown » Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:39 am

When did we buy Messi and Suarez?
When you give a voice to stupid people, it makes them more stupid and not more intelligent
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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby Zenith » Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:05 am

The only club on the planet to have multiple forwards in the top 10 conversion ratio chart.

We're blessed to have them on our books tbh.

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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby knowledge93 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:30 am

Wow it's so strange having two top strikers after years of mediocre ones
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Re: World's Best Striking Partnership Appreciation Thread

Postby Jedi » Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:23 pm

f***ing bottled it

change the thread name

Welbeck can't come back soon enough
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