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Thompson claims Liverpool beat Arsenal to Milner signature 1

Posted on June 05, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Liverpool icon Phil Thompson has spoken of his delight that the Reds have won the chase for Manchester City utility player James Milner, while suggesting that Arsenal were in the race as well.

The England international will be joining the Anfield outfit when his current contract comes to an end and the club legend Thompson is confident Milner will prove to be an excellent signing.

He did, however, suggest that Arsenal were in the race as well, although there has been no confirmation that was the case.

Wenger fails to rule out bids for Sterling, Milner 0

Posted on May 19, 2015 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has refused to rule out making moves for Liverpool hotshot Raheem Sterling and Manchester City’s James Milner in the summer transfer window.

The England stars may both become available at the end of the season, and they are both believed to be on the Gunners’ radar as the North London side hope to finally mount a serious title challenge next term.

According to BBC Sport, Raheem Sterling will request a transfer after rejecting a new deal worth £100,000 per week, whilst James Milner should be available on a free having failed to agree a contract extension at the Etihad.

Arsenal reported to be interested in midfield duo 1

Posted on April 15, 2015 by David Nugent

As if Arsenal do not have enough midfielder players they are now being linked with two more in the shape of England internationals James Milner and Tom Cleverley in various newspapers. Both players are free agents this summer.


Manchester City midfielder Milner is one of the most versatile players in the Premier League. The 29-year-old can play as a full-back, a central midfielder or as a winger.

Milner main strength is that he works hard and has decent pace. Although not considered a technically gifted player, he does create a lot of chances for his team-mates.

Could Wenger be scouting players at the World Cup? 2

Posted on May 20, 2014 by David Nugent

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is expected to sign a new deal with the Gunners before heading off to the World Cup as a pundit for French television. With the Gunners expected to strengthen their squad this summer, the veteran French boss will be on the lookout for talent in Brazil. Here are a few players he may be monitoring:

Karim Benzema (Real Madrid and France)

With the striking position a priority for the Gunners this summer, Benzema looks to now be a viable transfer target this summer, after previous attempts to lure the Spanish giants into selling the France international have failed.

Manchester City’s James Milner linked with a move to Arsenal? 1

Posted on May 19, 2014 by Crippy Cooke

Various reports are suggesting Manchester City midfielder James Milner could be on his way to the Emirates after seeking an exit from the Premier League champions due to a lack of playing time.

The England international, 28, has made 37 appearances in the Premier League and Champions League this season, scoring two goals and making seven assists in total.

But he apparently wants to leave the club this summer, with the Citizens also likely to see a number of fellow England internationals exit.

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