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Prediction: Serbia vs Switzerland 0

Posted on June 21, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Prediction: Total goals over 2.5

Best odds: 8/5

Bookmaker: Ladbrokes, Coral.

On Monday evening, Serbia and Switzerland will confront each other in the second round of group E of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Both teams achieved satisfactory results in the opening round as Serbia beat Costa Rica by 1-0, courtesy of a superb free-kick by Aleksandar Kolarov, and the Swiss held off Brazil to a 1-1 draw with Steven Zuber’s header cancelling out Philippe Coutinho’s long-range stunner.

Turkish international wants Gunners move 0

Posted on June 21, 2018 by David Nugent

Young Turkish defender Caglar Soyuncu has revealed that he would like to move to Arsenal. The 22-year-old has been linked with a £35million move to North London this summer.

However, the defender has stated that any deal depends on his German club Freiburg, who have yet to agree a deal with a club for the defender’s services.

Talking about his future, Soyuncu told Turkish media outlet Gunes: ‘Arsenal are an option & I want to go there. But I have 3 more years on my current contract and everything depends on the club [Freiburg],’

Prediction: Nigeria vs Iceland 0

Posted on June 21, 2018 by Harry Kettle

Prediction: Draw

Best Odds: 21/10

Bookmaker: bet365

The variety act that is the World Cup often throws up a handful of surprises, and when it comes to Group D, we’ve already seen our fair share. It was considered to be the Group of Death from the word go and it’s lived up to that reputation thus far, with four more games scheduled to come that will shape the immediate future of all four nations. In this encounter, Nigeria will take on Iceland, in a battle between the two teams who were considered to be the underdogs behind Argentina and Croatia at the start of the tournament.

Emery has ‘plan in place’ for Ramsey 0

Posted on June 21, 2018 by Harry Kettle

While many fans are still mourning Jack Wilshere’s departure from Arsenal Football Club, manager Unai Emery has already moved onto the next phase of his plan to revolutionise the way in which the Gunners play football. That may sound a little bit overdramatic, but at the end of the day, the Spaniard has already made a series of changes that others would’ve taken months upon months to implement.

Anyway, regarding the subject matter of this article, it turns out that Emery values Welshman Aaron Ramsey a little bit more than we might’ve originally thought. He is hoping and expecting him to sign a new long-term deal with the club and moving forward, it seems as if he’ll be an integral part of the Gunners’ operation in the middle of the park.

Sampdoria president announces Torreira departure 0

Posted on June 20, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

According to Sky Sports (and other outlets as well), Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero has confirmed that Lucas Torreira has left the club.

Torreira’s contract with the Italian club reportedly contains a £22million release clause, and Arsenal, reluctant to pay the whole sum up front, offered to pay an increased fee of £26.4million (€30million) in several installments instead.

Ferrero spoke live on Italian television and sad Torreira had left for €30million. He praised the club’s business sense as they signed the midfielder from Pescara in 2015 for just 10% of the sum they are set to cash in on his departure. After spending a season on loan back at Pescara, Torreira made a total of 74 appearances for Sampdoria and scored four goals along the way.

Prediction: Brazil v Costa Rica 1

Posted on June 20, 2018 by David Nugent

Verdict: Brazil win

Best Odds: 2/9

Bookmaker: Coral

On Friday afternoon, one of the World Cup favourites Brazil faces Costa Rica in their second Group E game, as the Selecao look to get back to winning ways in Russia. Their opponents cannot afford defeat or could face an exit from the competition.

Brazil

Brazil dazzled in the early stages of their opener against Switzerland. However, the Selecao dropped the pace and the game ended 1-1 after a highly disciplined performance from the European side.

Prediction: France vs Peru 0

Posted on June 20, 2018 by Harry Kettle

Prediction: Draw

Best Odds: 16/5

Bookmaker: bet365

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is in full swing and while it may not have initially seemed like it at the start of the tournament, Group C is already looking like one of the most entertaining groups of them all – and we’ve only played one set of fixtures thus far. All four teams feel like they’re in with a realistic chance of securing qualification through to the knockout stages in Russia, and while their skill levels certainly vary, the two matches we’ve already seen indicate that France vs Peru could be one of the games of the summer.

Bernd Leno confirmed 0

Posted on June 20, 2018 by Harry Kettle

The signing of German goalkeeper Bernd Leno has been officially confirmed, for a reported fee of £19.3 million. The 26-year-old joins from Bayer Leverkusen, with whom he made over 200 appearances across an impressive tenure. Now, however, it’s time for him to try something different, as he attempts to make a name for himself in the Premier League.

Jack Wilshere is leaving Arsenal 1

Posted on June 20, 2018 by Harry Kettle

That’s right – don’t adjust your computer screens or whatever you’re reading this on. After ten years with the club, midfielder Jack Wilshere will be leaving Arsenal ahead of the new season. The 26-year-old’s future has been up in the air for months upon months now, and nobody was sure as to what the final conclusion would be. Alas, following a meeting with new boss Unai Emery, it seems as if Wilshere will not be featuring into the Spaniard’s plans throughout the 2018/19 season and beyond.

Prediction: Iran vs Spain 0

Posted on June 19, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Prediction: Diego Costa to score

Best odds: 20/21

Bookmaker: Bet365

Surprise group leaders Iran meet one of the tournament favorites Spain in the second round of group B at World Cup in Russia on Wednesday evening.

Iran unexpectedly beat Morocco in the first round with Aziz Bouhaddouz handing them invaluable three points by heading into his own net deep in stoppage time. On the other hand, Spain were held to a 3-3 draw in a thrilling encounter with European champions Portugal, with Cristiano Ronaldo earning and superbly taking a free-kick to score a hat-trick and knock two points out of their tightly closed hand late on.



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