Read First Part ofAi??The Article HereAi??(Evolution underAi??Herbert Chapman) Read Second Part ofAi??The Article HereAi??(EvolutionAi??underAi??George Graham) Read Third Part of The Article Here (Evolution Under Arsene Wenger) At the start of the 2005-2006 season, captain of the ai???Invinciblesai??i??, Patrick Viera left the club. It was the beginning of the end of an era. That year Arsenal had a disappointing domestic season, just managing to grab 4th place in the league ahead of Tottenham. But their European campaign was a different story all together. The Gunners reached the Champions League final for the first time in their history, where they met Barcelona. Arsene Wenger fielded a team which was perhaps the first sign of him diverging from his favored 4-4-2 formation. In the starting line-up, Henry was the only out-and-out striker, with two Dutchmen, Bergkamp and Van Persie on the bench. Freddie Ljunberg was played behind Henry, as the Gunners lined up in what seemed more of a 4-4-1-1 formation. Fabregas […]
TheHardTackle will take a look at how Arsenal have developed tactically under three managers from three different eras.These masterminds who stand out from the rest, Herbert Chapman, George Graham and Arsene Wenger, have made impacts at the club like no other. This is part three and we will take a look at the tactical development under Arsene Wenger.
The former Arsenal captain has given the club a sensational chapter whose pages are emblazoned by his supreme leadership qualities, unmatched footballing aptitude and a charisma so overwhelming that it will take players years and years of dedicated excellence to ever come close to emulate that. A tribute to the Legend.