With three goals and one assist, Arsenal’s Alexis Sánchez was awarded the Golden Ball as the tournament’s best player. The Chilean attacker put on impressive performances throughout the tournament, scoring two goals in La Roja’s 4-2 victory against Panama in Group Stage play as well as a goal and an assist in Chile’s 7-0 Quarterfinal victory against Mexico. Continue reading
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will certainly need to prep his team well in the next couple of months, in order to ensure they get off to a good start next season. The Gunners kick-start their 2016-17 Premier League campaign with a potentially competitive fixture against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool. That will be followed by an away match against reigning champions Leicester City, who may well be a depleted side by that time, if the rumours flowing around in the transfer market are to be believed.
The north London giants end August with an away fixture against Watford, which will be followed by a seemingly tough September, with home matches against Southampton and Chelsea on the schedule for Wenger’s men.
Hosts France needed a stunning late strike from playmaker Dimitri Payet to secure a hard-earned 2-1 win over Romania in the opening match of Euro2016.
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud put France ahead in the 58th minute only for Romania to equalise through Bogdan Stancu’s penalty seven minutes later. The match seemed destined to finish as a draw till Payet scored with a superb long range shot in the 90th minute. Continue reading
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger seems to be in no mood to conclude his raid on Premier League champions Leicester City, if reports by Tancredi Palmeri are to be believed. According to a revelation made by the transfer expert, the Gunners have made the Foxes a £25m offer in order to sign their star attacker Riyad Mahrez.
Palmeri also went on to reveal that the Gunners held several meetings with the player’s representatives before tabling the bid, and that he himself is open to the prospect of moving to the Emirates Stadium this summer.
England manager Roy Hodgson has urged star striker Jamie Vardy to put his possible move to Arsenal on the backburner and focus on the national football team’s campaign in the upcoming European Championships.
Arsenal approached Vardy with a 20 million pound offer following the striker’s fairytale run to the Premier League title with Leicester City. Continue reading
Borussia Dortmund today confirmed the signing of young Turkish striker Emre Mor on a long-term contract from Danish outfit FC Nordsjaelland. Mor had for a while now been on the watchlist of a whole host of Europe’s top clubs, which of course include Arsenal, who had sent scouts to see the player in action on more than one occasion.
Mor had also been extensively tracked by Liverpool, Manchester United and Man City, and a number of Europe’s elite clubs including Juventus and Real Madrid, but the youngster perhaps rightly believes that he will see more playing time at Signal Iduna Park and has opted to make Dortmund his next home. Continue reading
Bayern Munich boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has ruled out the possibility of selling Polish striker Robert Lewandowski or Austrian midfielder David Alaba to Arsenal or any other football club stressing that “we closed the door on them”.
In an interview with German magazine Sport Bild, Rummenigge said: “No player will leave Bayern Munich unless we want him to leave,” in response to rumours linking Lewandowski and Alaba to a move away from . Continue reading
Arsenal will know by the end of today if they have been successful in luring Leicester City’s 24 goal hitman Jamie Vardy to the Emirates.
Vardy is keen to be clear about his future before heading out for the Euros, and has given himself till the end of Monday to decide if he wishes to leave Leicester for the lure of playing for a bigger club like Arsenal. Continue reading