“Though I preserve a slight cynicism for how one numerates a stat like this, I read last week that the Gunners conceded 14 goals as a direct consequence of an individual error last season, the highest in Europe’s top 5 divisions.” —
“Yesterday Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre said: “The history of this football club means we will get any manager we go after.” So Brendan Rodgers, who has turned down an interview for the job, must be less knowledgeable about football history than you would think.” —
“‘He just needs to make his brain work. That’s his only problem’” —
“The start of the season was catastrophic,” Koscielny told France Football. “We lost key players from our system. There was late recruitment of new players and the mayonnaise needed time to ‘take’.” —KOS.