1) The High Line Must Be Protected

Pablo Mari

It appears Arteta is intending on starting the season with a pretty high line, but the absence of Gabriel means Pablo Mari is likely to partner new signing Ben White.

The Spaniard is far less comfortable playing high up than White, and players such as Ivan Toney will exploit his weaknesses. It will take a group effort to ensure the threat from the Bees attack is nullified.


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