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Mesut Özil Finally Tweets News Every Arsenal Fan Has Been Waiting For


Well, that’s quite the rebuttal… Reports circulating this morning had suggested that Arsenal star Mesut Özil was looking to quit the club if manager Arsène Wenger was to stay on beyond the end of this current season. A report that initially appeared in Spanish publication Don Balon –  but later spread to other outlets – alleged that Özil had become disillusioned with life under Wenger …

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Five Managers Who Could Replace Arsène Wenger At Arsenal

HULL, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round Replay match between Hull City and Arsenal at KC Stadium on March 8, 2016 in Hull, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

The white hot rage of Arsenal fans was being felt at the weekend once again as Watford knocked the defending FA Cup champions out of the competition with a 2-1 win at the Emirates on Sunday. Gunners manager Arsène Wenger is coming under increasing pressure to walk away this summer, a year before the expiration of his current contract in …

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Widespread Reports Indicate Chelsea Are Closing In On New Manager

BOLOGNA, ITALY - NOVEMBER 17: Head coach Italy Antonio Conte(wanted by Chelsea) looks on prior to the international friendly match between Italy and Romania at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on November 17, 2015 in Bologna, Italy.

It is a saga that could very easily have rivalled Louis van Gaal’s drawn-out Manchester United departure, but it appears this morning that Chelsea have found themselves a new manager. In a story that first appeared on Italian publication La Gazzetta dello Sport yeasterday, but has since gained heavy traction in the UK press, current Italy boss Antonio Conte is apparently …

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Watch: Journalists Discuss Alternative Man United Appointments To Jose Mourinho

With reports in recent times of Jose Mourinho’s impending arrival at Old Trafford coming to a head yesterday, the Sunday Supplement crew discussed alternatives such as Diego Simeone and Ryan Giggs. Writers such as the Daily Mail’s Martin Samuel and James Ducker of The Times joined host Neil Ashton on the Sky Sports institution, with the managerial situation at Manchester …

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Former Chile Manager Has Become A Serious Contender For Chelsea Job

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 28: Head coach Jorge Sampaoli of Chile looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile at Estadio Mineirao on June 28, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

For the revolving door that is the Chelsea managerial job, a new contender has entered the fray. The Telegraph were on Thursday reporting that ex-Chile manager Jorge Sampaoli is coming under serious consideration by the Chelsea hierarchy as they look to find a permanent replacement for José Mourinho. The race was previously thought to have been a three-way battle between Antonio Conte, Diego …

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China’s Spending Spree Continues As Argentine Attacker Leaves Europe

PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 15: Ezequiel Lavezzi of PSG tackles Jordi Alba of Barcelona during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona at Parc des Princes on April 15, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Over the last two decades the influx of broadcasting and sponsorship money has driven the transfer and wage figures up to ludicrous heights. But no matter how big these figures were, one could always justify them somewhat. If the clubs are generating more money it makes sense for transfer fees and wages to reflect this. That’s basic economics. However, the …

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Tactics Truck: Ranieri Channels Simeone’s Atletico To Send Leicester City Top At Xmas

It is arguably the most remarkable turnaround in fortunes in Premier League history. Saturday afternoon’s victory at Goodison Park ensured that Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City side will sit atop the league tree this Christmas – a far cry from 12 months ago, when they languished at its foot. Ranieri returned to English shores this summer under a cloud, after an …

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Liverpool and Arsenal Set To Miss Out On Highly-Rated Striker

Both Liverpool and Arsenal are set to miss out on Villareal’s highly-rated striker, Luciano Vietto, as he is set to join Atletico Madrid. According to last week’s reports in Spanish newspaper AS, there were three clubs in contention to sign the young Argentine striker. All three, Liverpool, Arsenal and Atletico, reportedly activated Vietto’s release clause, but it is the opportunity to link …

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Who Could Replace Brendan Rodgers?

Pundit Arena evaluates who could take over the Kop job if Brendan Rodgers gets the heave ho. The odds of Brendan Rodgers being sacked have recently been slashed from 11/8 to 5/6 to go by one bookmaker. A massive list of contenders are primed to take the Antrim man’s place should he be given his P45. One of those was former …

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Why Liverpool Should Move For Mario Mandzukic This Summer Or Risk Becoming A Mid Table Side

Sarah Fitzpatrick discusses why Liverpool should shell out for some big names this summer.  The 14/15 season was one to forget for Liverpool fans as they watched their side struggle to score goals and go from a promising young side to completely mediocre. Liverpool need to stop signing young players with potential but no experience or accomplishments and instead put …

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VIDEO: The Lionel Messi Goal That Just Won Barcelona La Liga

Barcelona traveled to the Vicente Calderón Stadium yesterday with a chance to secure the La Liga crown. Step forward Lionel Messi.  Barcelona have had difficulty in recent years in breaking down Diego Simeone’s Atletico, with his defensively determined side claiming the title against the Catalans in the same fixture last year. However, Barcelona have been in outstanding form since Christmas and …

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40 Years Of David Beckham – Defining Moments

In honour of ‘Goldenballs’ David Beckham turning 40, here are his defining moments. David Beckham was born on 2 May, 1975 in Leytonstone, Eastern London. Throughout his storied career, he has played for the likes of Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain, usually as a winger. Much debate has taken place regarding his true place among …

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Diego Simeone Agrees 5 Year Contract Extension At Atletico Madrid

This is fantastic news. In a footballing world that is increasingly driven by financially motivated decisions, one of the most hotly pursued managers in world football has extended his contract at Atletico Madrid. Diego Simeone has officially agreed a contract extension at Atletico Madrid until 2020. Many have known the news was coming since the Argentinian’s sister spoke out after …

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Video: Atletico Coach Simeone Never Lost It

Atletico Madrid advanced to the quarter-finals of the Champions League last night against Bayer Leverkusen, going through following a penalty shootout.  However, this week in training, coach Diego Simeone showed that he could have avoided the confines of the dugout for another few years, and played in the last 16 tie himself with these silky skills.

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