Paul Merson tips Unai Emery to play a three-man defence with David Luiz at Arsenal

first_imgDavid Luiz is set to become a key part of Arsenal’s defence (AMA/Getty Images)Paul Merson believes Unai Emery is working towards playing a three-man defence at Arsenal following the arrivals of David Luiz and Kieran Tierney.Luiz was a surprise signing from Chelsea on deadline day, while the Gunners also strengthened their left-back by landing Tierney from Celtic in a £25 million deal.Tierney is currently injured while Luiz was an unused substitute in Arsenal’s 1-0 victory over Newcastle United at St James’ Park on Sunday.But Merson believes both players will eventually become a key part of Emery’s system at Arsenal.ADVERTISEMENT‘When you’re looking at them and you’re naming them players, I wouldn’t be surprised if he started going to a three at the back,’ Merson said on Sky Sports’ ‘The Debate’ show. Advertisement Comment Paul Merson tips Unai Emery to play a three-man defence with David Luiz at Arsenal Kieran Tierney joined Arsenal in a £25m deal from Celtic (Getty Images)‘Play them two and David Luiz in the middle of them.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘He can come out and play, you’ve got Tierney playing as one wing-back.‘I think it suits all of the defenders.‘If you have three centre-halves playing there it gives all of them something to fall back on.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘If Tierney can get forward he can play, so he’ll want to get forward.‘They’ll want to bomb forward down the other side and they can score goals.‘I’m looking forward to Arsenal this season. I was quite impressed [against Newcastle], I was quite impressed.‘It was a hard game, going to Newcastle, first game of the season, a couple of new players.‘For me it was comfortable and [Pierre-Emerick] Aubameyang what a goal, what a goal.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 13 Aug 2019 10:08 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Advertisementlast_img read more

Michael Donald Meyer

first_imgOften referred to as the “Mayor of Napoleon,” Michael Donald Meyer……sadly at the age of 63, passed away Friday evening, December 29, 2017 at the IU Medical Center in Indianapolis. Mike was born April 18, 1954 in Batesville, Indiana to the late Donald Leonard and Carol Jean Howe Meyer. He graduated from Jac-Cen-Del High School in 1972 and on August 10, 1974, he married Shirley Jean Carman at St. John’s Catholic Church in Osgood. They started their lives in Napoleon and would remain there throughout their 43 years of marriage. Mike had been a carpenter all of his life. He first started with Napoleon Lumber Company and was with them a little over 16 years before he decided to go on his own! He worked many years for different people in Ripley County and the surrounding areas. Along with this, he was a master craftsman in woodworking. He loved making wooden bowls, walking canes and many other items. As his family said, “he just plain loved to tinker in the garage.”Other hobbies he enjoyed included hunting, fishing and watching dirt track racing. Mike was a past member of the Osgood Moose Lodge and the Napoleon Fire Department.Survivors include his wife Shirley J. Carman Meyer of Napoleon, one son, Ian (Angie) Michael Meyer of near Osgood; one daughter, Amy Lynn Meyer and friend Ronnie Thomas of Napoleon, along with sister in law Barabara Waecheter, brother in laws Mike (Shannon) Carman, Mark (Susan Murphy) Carman, and Rick (Jennifer) Carman.Granddaughters include Dayanarah Lee, McKenna and McKylee Meyer, Casey and Katey Evans, Kaylee Muckerheide, Cheyanna Meyer and Brittany Pickett. Grandsons include McLaine Meyer, Brenden Lee, Hunter and Skyler Meyer. One great grandson also survives, Emmett Tucker Johnson, along with several niece and nephews.A Celebration Of Life will be scheduled in the near future.www.nealsfuneralhome.netlast_img read more

Eastern Michigan press conference: Boeheim discusses team weaknesses

first_img Related Stories Coleman, Grant combine for 25 points in win over Eastern Michigan PRESSURE POINT: Syracuse uses full-court defense to remedy early struggles against Eagles Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on December 4, 2012 at 2:18 amcenter_img Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim addresses the media after the Orange defeated Eastern Michigan 84-48 on Dec. 3. Fourth-ranked Syracuse overcame a sloppy first half to move to 6-0 on the season. Commentslast_img

Roundup

first_imgThe following incidents were reported in the Dept. of Public Safety incident report summary between Saturday, Jan. 16, and Tuesday, Jan. 19. Crimes against propertyAt 12:14 a.m.  on Jan. 19, a student   broke a glass door when he inadvertently threw a bottle into a home at 1117 28th St. while engaged in horseplay. There were no injuries and the student agreed to pay for the damage.Miscellaneous incidentsat 4:43 p.m. on Jan. 19, DPS officers responded to a student and a non-USC male who both sustained cuts when they bumped heads while playing basketball.at 12:11 a.m. on Jan. 19, DPS officers responded to an intoxicated student who passed out on the lawn in front of 2712 Menlo Ave. The student was conscious and coherent when contacted by the officers, but an LAFD RA unit was requested as a precaution. RA Unit #15 responded and examined the student, who was released at the scene.at 10:40 P.m. on Jan. 18, DPS officers contacted a staff member who had been observed sleeping overnight in his vehicle on campus on multiple occasions and advised him that it was a violation of transportation services rules.at 12:45 P.m. on Jan. 16, DPS officers on routine patrol observed a suspect riding a bicycle aimlessly around campus near entrance Gate 1 and detained him for investigation. The officers determined that the bike was registered to a student and, when they contacted the student, he said that it had been stolen a month ago but he did not file a report. During questioning, the suspect claimed to have purchased the bike from a bike shop, but he did not have any proof of ownership and the bike was subsequently confiscated by the officers. The suspect was then released.at 11:51 A.m. on Jan. 16, DPS officers responded to a student who sustained a cut to his head when he walked into a wall on the roof of Parking Structure A. A LAFD RA unit was requested and Unit #810 responded. The RA Unit examined the student and released him.at 9:30 A.m. on Jan. 16, a suspect removed a bicycle secured to a bike rack and removed the front wheel from a second bike secured to the same rack near the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism. Correction“Senate votes on honors” (Jan. 23) did not clearly represent the effect of an Undergraduate Student Government resolution. Resolutions represent the opinion of the student government but are not university policy.The Daily Trojan regrets the error.last_img read more

20 players named in local Black Stars squad

first_imgA twenty-man home-based squad have been selected to resume camping on Monday for an international assignment.The called up players into the local Black Stars teamare expected to report at the Ghana Football Association headquarters in Accra to be transported to the national camp in Prampram.The team will be preparing for a three-nation competition in Liberia against the Lone Stars and Guinea from the 24-26 May.Selected playersGoalkeepers: Joseph Addo (Heart of Lions) Foli Adade (Dwarfs) and Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars)Defenders: Godfred Saka (Aduana) Joshua Otoo and Tijani Joshua (Wa All Stars) Nuru Sulley (Hearts of Oak) Kwabena Edusei and Rashid Sumaila (Asante Kotoko) Midfielders: Yahaya Mohammed (Amidaus) Moro Abubakar (Hearts of Oak) Owusu Jackson and Jordan Opoku (Berekum Chelsea) Latif Mohammed (AshantiGold) Richard Mpong, Michael Akuffu and Michael Helegbe (Asante Kotoko)Attackers: Yakubu Mohammed (AshantiGold) Mahatma Otoo (Hearts of Oak) and Sulemana Mohammed (King Faisal)last_img read more