Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Clichy Working Hard To Replace Cole

Clichy Working Hard To Replace Cole

Since Ashley 'I almost crashed my Bentley' Cole buggered off in the summer, Gael Clichy has stepped up to the plate like we always knew he could.

After spending many a year in the shadow of Ashley Cole, then a year dogged by injury, Clichy is finally getting the chance he so richly deserves, and the boy is doing well.

'I have to keep working hard in training because I know how quickly things can change in football,' he said.

'Maybe tomorrow there will be some new left-back and Arsenal may want to sign him - so I am working hard to make sure that the boss does not feel he needs to go out and buy someone else in the summer.'

'My first two seasons here were good, but Ashley was there so I was on the bench a lot. Then last season was difficult for me with all the injuries.'

'But now I am just enjoying the time I get to play on the pitch.'

Ashley Who??


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Tuesday January 16 2007
Time: 7:23PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
gael has been amazing sinse he has come back from injury we dont need a new left back because we have got troare
LASAYER
16/01/2007 20:56:00
0
i like the attitude of the kid. still on his toes even though he only has traore as back up. i think he's shown some promising signs this year and things look good. I have a feeling he will be much better than Cole ever was for us.
prits
16/01/2007 21:43:00
0
Gael is better than Cashlely Gay cole
afghenry
17/01/2007 06:30:00
0
he will deffo go further than cole has, he will become france's left back for years and years, i mean anything is better than fisty cuffs chimbonda
PUREGOLD
17/01/2007 09:32:00
0
Do you think Arsene deliberately targets people who look the same to take over from the old position? Pires/Rosisky, Cole/Clichy/Traore, um running out of examples.
michael105uk
17/01/2007 13:52:00
0
already u can see that he is nearing cole's level of game play.. he'll be the best left back in the world in the world in an year or two.. atleast much better than cashley chump cole.. and this is the kind of attitude u must have towards the club that finds you.. nurtures you.. and makes what u are..
go4it_adi
17/01/2007 18:57:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Arsenal Articles

Stats: Arsenal v Basel

All the stats from Arsenal (2) vs (0) Basel, Emirates Stadium, 28/9/16 Att:

Arsenal v Basel - Team Sheets

Arsenal are at the Emirates Stadium with Basel the visitors today, this is a 7.45pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

Most Successful English Trophy Hauls

Well the new season is definitely upon us as we go into October, and amongst the 10 most successful English sides in football history - there are a number who are unlikely...

Four In Team Of The Week (27/9/16)

Arsenal are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Rocky7
Editor email
Profile
ClockEnd124
no email
Profile
Amos
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

CL - Basel MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ospina0%
Bellerin0%
Mustafi0%
Koscielny0%
Monreal0%
Cazorla0%
Xhaka0%
Walcott75%
Ozil0%
Iwobi0%
Sanchez25%
Sub - Oxlade-Chamberlain0%
Sub - Elneny0%
Sub - Gibbs0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 6 2 1 3 7 -1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Burnley 6 2 1 3 7 -3
14 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
16 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
17 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Arsenal Fixtures (view all)

Oct 2 2016 4:30PM : Burnley (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 25 2016 7:45PM : Reading (H)
Capital One Cup
Oct 29 2016 12:30PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 12:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Naijagunner21
2.wiganmadhead2
3.Omar Soares2
4.Omar Soares11