Is anybody else trying ahead to Arsenal’s Amazon documentary? One factor is for sure it received’t be in need of drama.
It was one other season to neglect for the Gunners in 2020/21, with Mikel Arteta’s males ending in a disappointing eighth place within the Premier League.
This was precisely the beginning Mikel Arteta didn’t need his facet to make
However with the brand new season only a month away, attentions flip in the direction of a constructive new period, proper? Simply in time for the brand new cameras to seize a glimpse?
Nicely, judging by their first pre-season show it’s going to be an extended outdated season.
Inside 5 minutes, Eddie Nketiah had the objective at his mercy after he was the beneficiary of some woeful Hibertian defending.
However the 22-year-old one way or the other fluffed his traces from shut vary when one-on-one with the goalkeeper, putting his effort the flawed facet of the publish.
Nketiah on a regular basis on the earth to select his spot
However may solely direct his shot vast of objective
Look away, Eddie Nketiah. 😬 #afc pic.twitter.com/RUJ02RU9hZ
— afcstuff (@afcstuff) July 13, 2021
Issues didn’t get any higher for the guests with the hosts taking the lead after a blunder from younger keeper Arthur Okonkwo on his Gunners debut.
Okonko utterly fluffed his traces following Sead Kolasinac’s backpass, with Martin Boyle taking full benefit to faucet into an empty objective.
Hibernian capitalised on extra poor Arsenal defending to double their lead via Daniel McKay’s header on 69 minutes.
Okonkwo had a shaky night on his Arsenal debut
Will Smith Rowe nonetheless be an Arsenal participant come the beginning of the brand new season?
Arsenal’s file signing Nicolas Pepe had a late penalty saved earlier than substitute Emile Smith Rowe, who is needed by Aston Villa, grabbed a comfort after turning house Hector Bellerin’s cross.
Subsequent up for the Gunners on their Scottish mini-tour? A visit to Steven Gerrard’s Rangers.
Roll on ‘All or Nothing’ we are saying…