In this episode, Ian is joined by Stadio’s Ryan Hunn to chat about France’s Ballon d’Or dream team—which selections they agree with and who they feel missed out (01:15). Next, in the wake of Lucien Favre’s sacking from Dortmund, Ian gives insight into what it’s like for a player during a managerial change at a club (17:34), and flowers are given to Scott Parker and Ademola Lookman for a great turnaround in performances at Fulham (32:53). There are also flowers for Ralph Hasenhüttl, whose Southampton side visits Arsenal (37:24). Lastly, Ian gives his thoughts on the current situation at Arsenal (42:01).
Playing Through Managerial Change, Thoughts on Arsenal, and the Ballon d’Or Dream Team
Ian and Ryan also give flowers to Scott Parker, Ademola Lookman, and Ralph Hasenhüttl
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