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The dirty, funky guitar strummed him into a relaxed state. Listening to his favourite band – Coffeepot Drive – always was a precursor to his best plans, and this one was going to wreak havoc upon the Premier League and more importantly – Arsene Wenger.
His head bobbed as the bass guitar reverberated around his plush surroundings, and he swivelled around in his executive leather chair.
The last precious piece of his nefarious mental blueprint was due to walk in any minute now…..
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With Newcastle United in such dire straits mired in the relegation zone, Toon boss Steve McClaren was never going to send out his team playing expansive football away from home.
As expected, Newcastle played solidly and packed the midfield and final third, lying in wait when the Gunners possession broke down to hit them on the counter attack.
These tactics would maybe have worked in previous seasons, but the mettle of Arsene Wenger’s side is not to be doubted this campaign as they dealt with not only a staunch Magpies resistance, but also their own stuttering form to record a win that sees them stay top and stretch their lead over Leicester City by two points.
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After the emotional turbulence of our Champions League efforts in midweek, an away match in the most competitive Premier League races in years is hardly the recuperation our undoubtedly jaded players required.
Thankfully though, the opponent was Aston Villa – who at the time of writing have a paltry six points. It was ex-Gunner Remi Garde who was in the opposition dugout and he must have been hoping that the Gunners would be physically exhausted after their Athens heroics.
He was thankfully wrong.
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