No Fighting In The War Room
I believe that the most important ingredient for success at any football club is a good team spirt.Team spirit = Happy players = Good performances = Wins= Trophies -that’s the maths they should teach you in school-. Now when you have players that constantly complain and cause a lot of infighting whether it be through wage demands, arguing with other players or just being sulky children, its gonna hurt your chances of winning trophies. No matter how skilled or how good their curved through balls over the top are, you will have to get rid of them.
This is the case with Alexandre Dimitri Song Billong. It seems that Wenger is tired of hearing the “Wenger was like a father to me” line every-time somebody leaves and has stopped being the “father” and has begun to rule with an iron fist. Song thought that turning up late to training, being lazy and having a disgusting attitude was the right way to go about getting an improvement on his “Unbelievably low” 55K PW contract. Arséne wasn’t having any of it. Wenger told Song to sling his hook and accepted a £15Million bid from Uefalona.
This is the kind of attitude I’ve been dying to see from Arsenal, Wenger is tired of being played by his players every summer and has put his foot down. The fans say it a lot but I think that Arséne has realised that “No player is bigger than the club” This was evident when Robin Van Persie told Wenger that he wanted to stay and was told “Your not in my plans” Nobody mucks about with Le Prof anymore. I do think this new-found “You don’t want to be here? Piss off then” attitude has something to do with the appointment of Steve Bould as assistant manager, you can imagine him going round the training ground cracking his knuckles and giving Van Persie the stink-eye after he made that “statement”..
One last thing, its nice to see Thomas Vermaelen lead the team out onto the pitch, hes a natural leader and should command respect from the players under him.
I would have loved Sagna for vice captain though…
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