Tony Adams backs Dani Ceballos to be the key for Arsenal’s attacking trio

first_imgTony Adams backs Dani Ceballos to be the key for Arsenal’s attacking trio Comment Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 4 Sep 2019 12:06 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Advertisement Dani Ceballos came on as a sub in Arsenal’s 2-2 draw with Spurs (Getty Images)‘If we can get the ball into the front three you can see what they can do.‘Then just hope for the best at the back, I think that’s all you can do with this mob.‘Ceballos coming on and starting to make us tick, I think he was impressive.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Just because you’ve got the three strikers, you need someone to link it.‘Actually, if we got a good back four in place we’d be going places, I think.‘That’s the problem, I was disappointed in the summer that we didn’t get someone, or two big, strong defenders.‘Because you’ve seen up the other end they are scoring goals for fun.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Tony Adams was impressed with Dani Ceballos’ display against Tottenham (Premier League Productions)Tony Adams believes Dani Ceballos can be become the vital link to help Arsenal’s attacking trio following the 2-2 draw with Tottenham on Sunday.The 23-year-old is currently on loan from Real Madrid and was named as a substitute for the north London derby.But after coming on in the second half, Ceballos made an immediate impact as Arsenal pushed for the victory.Former Gunners captain Adams was impressed with the Spaniard’s display and admits Unai Emery’s attack can make up for their shortcomings at the back.ADVERTISEMENT‘We’ve just got to sort out the other end of the pitch, really. All over the place,’ Adams told Premier League Productions.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘We’re not pulling the strings, we’re not feeding the front three. Advertisementlast_img read more

James McClean brands Stoke fans ‘uneducated cavemen’ after abuse over poppy

first_img 1 BEST OF SORRY Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Most Read In Football The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions McClean has not worn a poppy since moving to England tense gameday cracker “I accept that but I would ask people to be respectful of the choice I have made, just as I’m respectful of people who do choose to wear a poppy.”Despite asking for his decision to be respected, McClean was subjected to abuse on Saturday, and he blasted his critics in a foul-mouthed Instagram post.He wrote: “Your abuse, your throwing things, your booing, do your worst.“To the home fans that are actually educated and support me, thank yous.“To the section of uneducated cavemen in left hand corner of the boothen end stand that want to song their anti irish song each game and call me a fenian this and that.. i am a PROUD FENIAN no [email protected]#t will ever change that, so sing away.”The opening line of McClean’s post is a quote from Bobby Sands, who died on hunger strike in 1981 at HM Prison Maze.McClean, 29, was born in Derry, where British soldiers shot dead 13 civilian protesters during ‘Bloody Sunday’. The Saville Inquiry, made public in 2015, concluded that the 1972 kills were both ‘unjustified’ and ‘unjustifiable’. revealed RANKED center_img LATEST scrap Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City latest Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update whoops James McClean will be investigated by Stoke City and the Football Association for comments he made on social media calling a section of the club’s support ‘uneducated cavemen’.McClean took to Instagram on Sunday after suffering abuse at the end of Stoke’s home draw with Middlesbrough over his decision to not wear a poppy.Objects were thrown at McClean from the away end, while the winger also blasted a section of Stoke’s own support who ‘sing their anti Irish song each game’.Last week, McClean issued a statement which confirmed he will not wear a poppy this year, having refused to do so since moving to English football in 2011.“I know many people won’t agree with my decision or even attempt to gain an understanding of why I don’t wear a poppy,” he wrote. Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Stoke chiefs are aware of McClean’s post and will discuss it with him when he reports for training on Monday, while it will also be investigated by the Football Association.last_img read more