For a start, they now have a manager, Roberto Martinez, whose attacking tactics are more in tune with the squad's strengths. Arsene Wenger confirmed the good news for his team at his press conference at London Colney early on Friday morning. It was a bold gamble by Wenger given the League Cup represents one of the few chances for Arsenal to win silverware in another frustrating season.
The biggest shock was the exit of Arsenal, the most successful team in the history of the competition- and the winners in three of the last four seasons- at the hands of Championship side Nottingham Forest.
The dad of three described the experience to us - but is regretting his clothing choice following his brief appearance on television, after his partner complained to him about his attire when the spotlight fell on him.
"He doesn't need to tell me he speaks to anybody else".
Jose's footballing style plus his gameplan, does not suit the winger, but the two will have an easy time talking defensive work by a forward player. We live with facts, not with psychological theories.
Two clubs who battled at the summit of the table for a large part of the campaign - narrow down their fight and fight for a single player this time.
Sanchez has been linked with a January move to Manchester City. There is still an opportunity for him [Ozil] to stay. First I would go back to the legendary 184.108.40.206. that gave us Thierry Henry's partnership with Dennis Bergkamp.
A general view of the seat reserved for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger in the stands before the Carabao Cup Semi Final, First Leg match at Stamford Bridge, London. "We want to be in there".
"We tried to win".
It is the first time in 21 years that Arsenal exited the FA cup in the 3rd round. Quizzed on whether selecting Iwobi sent a mixed message on team discipline, Wenger said: "There's one thing to punish someone individually and a second thing to punish everybody".
"He can make a difference between what's going on outside and what's going on on the football pitch".
The midfielder has had a history of ankle problems and must have feared the worst after suffering a suspected sprain when blocking the ball.
"That's the calculation of the agent". It's also worth remembering that last year, they came close to knocking out the eventual winners Arsenal. "That's where I like to be", he said. Jan Vertonghen added his side's third.
The Arsenal squad has so many players on their way out, it's scary!
"We shot 20 times. Good news is I should be back in a couple of days".
"So what is the player's calculation?"
In an interview with Standard Sport, Wilshere said: "I have been dairy and gluten free now for six weeks".
Meanwhile, Wenger has revealed midfielder Francis Coquelin is set to join Valencia.
The last kick of a poor first half saw former Gunners favourite Cesc Fabregas head tamely at Ospina. But new additions are not racing through the door at the Emirates. "The semi-final it is important to take your chances".
When Conte was replaced by Allegri, who has won the Serie A title in every season he has been at Juventus.
As always, the 'Belgian Messi' did not disappoint. We can get him for 30Million.