Forget finishing in the top four, football should be all about trying to win silverware. When a footballer retires, they will remember the medals won and the cup final victories, over qualifying for a tournament they didn’t go on to win anyway. The same applies to fans. Cup finals live long in the memory, but
The Gunners are thought to have tabled an offer for the Northern Ireland international during the recent transfer window but were knocked back by Albion, who also rejected bids from Leicester and Manchester City.
With Arsenal having struggled at the back at times this season, while Per Mertesacker is set to retire at the
“AC Milan’s highly-rated young goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma misses out on the top 20”
The latest player ratings for the forthcoming version of EA Sports’ ever-popular FIFA franchise make for fascinating reading. Four Premier League goalkeepers make it into the top 20 highest rated goalkeepers in the world, alongside players who
“I’ll try and get past Ryan’s Football League appearances”
West Brom star Gareth Barry
“I’m not here to say I’m top of the tree in English football history. I’m aware of that. But I’ll try and get past Ryan’s Football League appearances.” Giggs clocked up 40 more appearances, which were made
Real Madrid have seen a stunning goal scoring streak which extended for 73 games ended with a 1-0 LaLiga defeat to Real Betis. Los Blancos, with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Isco, and Karim Benzema, have finally been stopped in their tracks, even if they did have 27 shots on goal. But how
Following a summer of speculation, the Chile star was given extended leave and had further time out of the side due to an abdominal issue.
Wenger has used him sparingly since his return and selected him in a somewhat second-string line-up for Wednesday’s EFL Cup win over Doncaster.
With questions lingering over his
Wenger insists Sanchez, despite playing second fiddle since his return to the fold, is happy at the Emirates. He added: “Alexis is not distracted, not at all – I think that is coming to very quick conclusions. “Is he happy at the club? That is the impression I have, yes.” Mesut Ozil is in line
Arsenal and Chelsea target Rafinha has revealed he rejected offers from England and Spain this summer. The Bayern Munich defender has been linked with a move to Arsenal in the past, while more recently Chelsea have tracked him. The Blues were said to be monitoring the Brazilian this summer as part of their search for
Wilshere made his first start for Arsenal in 493 days and was their best player as Theo Walcott scored the only goal in a dominant 1-0 win for the the Premier League side.
Doncaster held their own for much of the contest and hit the bar late on but were largely on the back-foot,
Walcott, Olivier Giroud and, amazingly, Alexis Sanchez have found themselves Premier League benchwarmers in recent weeks. The trio are strictly cup fodder until informed otherwise which is probably more than the Carabao Cup deserves. Walcott opened the scoring on a night Jack Wilshere made his first Arsenal start in 493 days and 17-year-old Reiss Nelson,