April 10, 2019 by
Ahead of the first leg of Arsenal’s Europa League quarterfinal clash with Napoli, Carlo Ancelotti spoke briefly to Sky Sports before going out for his pre-match press conference.
He firstly made the point that Unai Emery has more experience in this competition than him.
“His past explains his competence and his ability to prepare this kind of games”, he said.
The Gunners’ boss really does have an impressive record when it comes to UEFA’s second-tier club competition, having won it three times in a row with Sevilla. .......Read more here.....
March 21, 2019 by
Pretty soon it’ll be a year since Arsene Wenger left Arsenal, in a move that many fans had seen coming for quite some time now. After a few poor years in charge it felt like a change of pace was needed, and that was pretty much a unanimous decision amongst fans and media members alike. Since then Unai Emery has taken over as the new boss at the Emirates, and while there have certainly been some bumpy moments along the way, we’d say that things have gone pretty well up to this point. .......Read more here.....
May 13, 2018 by
With veteran boss Arsene Wenger managing the team for the last time later today at Huddersfield, there is a sense of a major chapter ending and a potentially new exciting beginning.
Nobody yet knows who the new Gunners will be this summer. However, that makes for some interesting times ahead for Arsenal fans.
Managerial rookies with Arsenal backgrounds
Two of the names doing the rounds in relation to Arsenal are Manchester City assistant boss Mikel Arteta and New York City FC boss Patrick Vieira. Both players captained the team at various stages of their careers. .......Read more here.....
April 20, 2018 by
According to the BBC, veteran Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will step down as the north London clubs boss at the end of the season after more than two decades in charge.
Wenger is quoted by the BBC as saying: “I am grateful for having had the privilege to serve the club for so many memorable years,” said Wenger. “I managed the club with full commitment and integrity.
“To all the Arsenal lovers, take care of the values of the club.” .......Read more here.....
January 11, 2018 by
The clock is running down on Arsene Wenger’s career at Arsenal if reports from London Evening Standard are to be believed.
The paper claims the north London club have lined up the Italian mastermind Carlo Ancelotti as Wenger’s replacement.
Frenchman’s position at the club will be reviewed in May despite the fact Wenger penned a new two-year deal just last summer. Wenger arrived in London back in October 1996 and went on to become the longest-serving manager in English top flight, surpassing Si Alex Ferguson’s record of most games in charge of a top-flight side. .......Read more here.....
October 02, 2017 by
The Italian media report that Carlo Ancelotti is looking towards Arsenal following his most recent Bayern Munich dismissal.
Trophy-laden tactician was sacked by Bundesliga champions after a series of poor results at Bayern Munich with the tipping point coming at the 3-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League group stage last week.
Bayern Munich decided to part ways with Ancelotti despite the Italian leading the Bavarians to the Bundesliga title last year. A string of below-par performances and a reported disagreement with some of the players at the club led to his sacking. .......Read more here.....
September 14, 2017 by
According to ESPN, Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti could return to England in search for a new challenge if he exits the Allianz Arena this season, and the Arsenal job is believed to be one he could end up pursuing.
Ancelotti won the German Bundesliga title and DFL Supercup in his first season in Germany, but there’s reports of discontentment behind the scenes after their early Champions League exit and failure to reach the German Cup final.
Arsene Wenger has stated the new season under pressure among Arsenal supporters following their poor start in the Premier League, and defeat to Chelsea on Sunday could almost make his position untenable. .......Read more here.....
July 02, 2017 by
Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti admitted the perennial Bundesliga champions are interested in Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, but admitted the Germans won’t over-pay for the Chilean who is out of contract the following summer. Sanchez is 7/1 to join Bayern this summer but the asking price and reported wage demands could be a stumbling block.
“If an opportunity comes up, the club will be ready. There are lots of rumours. Alexis is a great player but not the only one in the world. I like Alexis. There are possibilities in the transfer market, which can be in many directions,” said Ancelotti, reports the Mirror. .......Read more here.....
May 24, 2017 by
It’s the news any Arsenal fan would not want to hear after a disappointing Premier League season and just ahead an important clash for their team.
With Arsenal players preparing to go head to head against newly-crowned champions Chelsea in the highly-anticipated FA Cup final this weekend, Alexis Sanchez’s agent is busy doing meetings.
The Chilean’s representative is thought to be engaged in talks with Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich with Chilean newspaper El Mercurio claiming that Fernando Felicevich has already in Germany for a round of negotiations with Bavarian giants. .......Read more here.....
March 06, 2017 by
Arsenal and Bayern Munich clash on Tuesday night in the Champions League last-16 second leg, as the home side look to recover some pride from the clash.
The Gunners suffered a 5-1 mauling in the first leg at the Allianz Arena in the first leg. The defeat was a shock to the Gunners system and made the second leg almost academic. The Gunners would need to defeat Bayern 4-0 or 6-1 to progress into the quarter-finals.
An Arsenal victory seems like an unlikely result, as the Gunners have won just three of their last 11 meetings against Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Two of those three wins have come on home soil. .......Read more here.....