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Allegri set for Juve talks, but what about Rodgers? 0

Posted on May 07, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Massimiliano Allegri, one of the several names reported to be on Arsenal’s shortlist to replace Arsene Wenger this summer, is set to discuss his future with his current club as the season draws to its close, according to Sky Sports.

Juventus are very close to winning the Serie A title for the seventh consecutive year, and only need one point more to make it official.

Why Brendan Rodgers would be a bad decision for Arsenal 0

Posted on March 25, 2018 by Harry Kettle

The rumours regarding who will replace Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager have been heating up substantially over the last few months, which makes sense, given that the club have been on something of a downward spiral for a while now. Still, that doesn’t make some of the names linked with the job any less ridiculous, with Brendan Rodgers being at the very top of that pile.

Kolo Toure calls Arsene Wenger a “fighter” 0

Posted on September 06, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Ivorian defender Kolo Toure has called Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger a “fight”, suggesting the long-serving Frenchman is “working with his heart”. Wenger signed a two-year deal to remain at the Emirates Stadium, much to the frustration of supporters, but Toure has come to his defence.

“It’s a tough situation because Arsenal haven’t won the league for a long time now, even though they’ve won the FA Cup a few times,” he said, reports Sky Sports. There’s a lot of pressure on Mr. Wenger but, the thing is, Mr. Wenger loves Arsenal. He’s done amazing for the club. He’s working with his heart.

In-demand Celtic star rejects Arsenal move 0

Posted on May 25, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Celtic young full-back Kieran Tierney has reportedly rejected a chance to move to Arsenal after expressing his desire to continue playing under Brendan Rodgers for another season.

The highly-rated 19-year-old defender has had a fantastic season for Celtic, establishing himself as a first-team regular in Brendan Rodger’s Scottish title-winning side.

Tierney made the total of 30 appearances for Celtic in all competitions whereas his fantastic club form also earned him the Scotland national team call-up this season.

Three Scottish caps come as a deserved recognition for Tierney’s club form and his stellar rise to prominence.

Arsenal face stern competition for Celtic teenager 0

Posted on October 07, 2016 by Milos Markovic

Arsene Wenger is prepared to step up his interested  in Celtic defender Kieran Tierney, who has been on Arsenal’s radar for the last 18 months according to reports in The Sun.

The 19-year-old starlet has broken into Brendan Rodgers’ first team having gone through the youth ranks at Parkhead and has impressed so far this season with his industrious runs forward from left-back which helped him attract plenty of attention in the Premier League.

Manchester City have also expressed their interest in signing the 19-year-old prospect after the Scotland international sstarred for Celtic against the Citizens in their recent 3-3 draw in the UEFA Champions League.

Arsenal linked with move for Celtic striker 0

Posted on September 30, 2016 by David Nugent

Arsenal are being linked with a move for Celtic striker Moussa Dembele by a number of the British tabloids, including the Guardian. The youngster was linked with a move to north London in the summer when he left Fulham for Celtic.

However, the 20-year-old decided that the chance to work with Brendan Rodgers and play regularly was the better option for him. The young French striker made his mark in the Champions League with a brace in the Hoops 3-3 draw with Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday.

A very start from the youngster

Arsenal’s Champions League draw could go either way 0

Posted on August 25, 2016 by David Nugent

The draw for the group stages of the Champions League will take place at 5PM today. The Gunners will be expected to make it out of their group whatever happens, as they have done for the last 16 years.

In truth, the Gunners draw could be difficult or it could be comfortable. How the side from north London do in the competition will be determined by their draw.

A comfortable draw last season

Talking about comfortable draws, last season looked to be a comfortable draw for the Gunners, as they were drawn alongside the likes of Olympiakos and Dinamo Zagreb, with Bayern Munich inevitable group winners of course.

Arsenal prepare bid for Celtic sensation 0

Posted on May 17, 2016 by Milos Markovic

The Gunners have joined the chase for the highly-rated Celtic defender Kieran Tierney and are ready to engage in a battle to sign the talented 18-year-old during the summer transfer window, according to reports.

Scottish Daily Record claim that Arsenal are ready to step up their interest in Celtic sensation Kieran Tierney with a bid in excess of £10 million.

Arsene Wenger is known for his proclivity towards teenage talent and Tierney could become the latest in line of teenage players to be paid a hefty sum for following the transfers of Callum Chambers and Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain, who were both regarded as relatively obscure teenagers prior to their big-money moves to Emirates.

Arsenal believed to be trailing French and Dutch defenders 0

Posted on October 15, 2014 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Mail, Arsenal could be set to make a move for Marseille’s young centre-back Stephane Sparanga.

The 19-year-old’s contract with the French side expires in December, so the Gunners could snap him up for a bargain fee. Sparanga can also play as a defensive midfielder, which means he would provide Arsenal with cover for two vulnerable positions.


With the versatile France under-20 international potentially available for a bargain fee there are a number of clubs believed to be showing an interest in signing him, including French side Rennes and Italian Serie A side Udinese.

Gunners reportedly tracking Celtic’s Dutch defender 0

Posted on September 06, 2014 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Mail, Arsenal could dip into the transfer market in January to sign more defensive cover. Laurent Koscielny’s recent injury worries have made the Gunners defensive resources look slightly flimsy. The Mail claims that Celtic’s Dutch star Virgil van Dijk could be a January transfer target.

Deadline enquiry

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was scouring the market for a new centre-back on deadline day and the veteran French boss was linked with moves for the likes of Ron Vlaar and Matija Nastastic. It is now believed that Wenger also made an enquiry about Van Dijk on deadline day, but it came too late for any move to happen.

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