Arsenal are set to make a sensational move to sign Real Madrid’s out-of-favour attacker James Rodriguez, after failing to sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City, according to reports in Gazzetta dello Sport. It is believed that the Colombian ace has fallen further down the pecking order recently, with manager Zinedine Zidane known to be interested in providing youngster Marco Asensio with more first team chances, and the Gunners are keen to make the most out of the opportunity by bringing him to north London.
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Arsenal are believed to have taken the lead in the pursuit of their former player, Besiktas midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup, according to reports in The Metro. The 23 year old, meanwhile, is himself known to be favouring a move back to the Emirates Stadium, despite the likes of Borussia Dortmund and AC Milan also known to be hot on his trail.
Any thought that Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho was going to let last week’s game against Arsenal remain in the past is well and truly over.
‘The Petulant One’ continued to launch verbal assault after verbal assault at Arsene Wenger in his post match press conference, declaring that being Arsenal Manager gives Wenger the privilege to get away with doing anything. Continue reading →
Jose Mourinho started his afternoon against Arsenal with a hand extended to Arsene Wenger, and finished it with a clenched fist.
However, the Chelsea boss wasn’t stopping there and decided to launch into Wenger in his post match press conference, labeling the veteran Arsenal Manager a perennial ‘moaner’ after Arsene launched into Referee Mike Dean for his officiating of a game that saw Arsenal finish it with 9 men. Continue reading →
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was lapping up the praise after his side recorded a more than fortuitous victory against 9-man Arsenal at Stamford Bridge with Kurt Zouma and Eden Hazard grabbing a goal each in the second half.
‘The Special One’, who has been under fire in recent weeks, was in a visibly delighted mood after a win against his old rivals with Mourinho stating after the game, “Good victory, we need to win matches. We won twice in three days, we kept two clean sheets. We controlled the matches.” Continue reading →
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, it seems, doesn’t wish to let go of any opportunity to mock his Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger.
The Special One was asked if he was surprised with Manchester City having offered Manuel Pellegrini a new deal, despite the fact that he has been able to win only 1 Premier League title and a solitary League Cup during his stay at the club, with the side winning nothing last season. And to that, Mourinho replied: “Why? Some other clubs, they have disappointed for 15 years and the manager is the same.”