Guest post by Tom Meade

One of Jesus’ disciples did not believe the man before him was God, the Son of God, and a Holy Spirit all at the same time. He paid for his lack of faith dearly. Two haunting words have followed him through history: doubting Thomas.

Many people have doubted Tomas Rosicky, me included, over the past year or so. I never thought he would achieve the dizzy heights of his Dortmund/early Arsenal days. Fabregas, and then Nasri, over-shadowed him on the few occasions he was fit. It never looked like he would get a run in the team, to use a Wengerism, to ‘regain a little bit the sharpness.’

I didn’t hold much hope for a return of Little Mozart, as he is affectionately called in the Czech Republic, or Rocky – after Arsenal’s David...