Romelu Lukaku could miss out on Manchester Derby as FA review Brighton incident

The FA are reviewing footage of Romelu Lukaku’s outburst against Brighton & Hove Albion on the weekend. Romelu Lukaku was spotted kicking out at Brighton defender Gaetan Bong in the build-up to Ashley Young’s decisive goal. The incident went unnoticed by match officials but is now under review as the FA study referee Neil Swarbrick’s

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Premier League Team of the Week: Gameweek 13

Gameweek 13 in the English Premier League brought up numerous low-scoring affairs with the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal and Manchester City picking up victories by the narrowest of margins, while Watford continued their ascendancy with a 3-0 win at Newcastle. Liverpool were forced to settle with a point after Willian’s freak equaliser for Chelsea

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Barcelona agree €20 million deal for Mesut Ozil

Radio Catalunya are reporting a deal between Barcelona and the representatives of Mesut Ozil for a €20 million transfer in January. The 29-year-old’s future has been a hot topic of debate as he approaches the final six months of his contract with Arsenal. The Gunners view the move as the closest to a win-win situation

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Josep Maria Bartomeu hinting at January signings for Barcelona

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is eyeing reinforcements for the squad when the winter transfer window opens in January. The Catalans have been linked to several top players around Europe, including Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho, Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil, Schalke’s Leon Goretzka and Real Sociedad’s Inigo Martinez. Speaking at the Catalan Sports award ceremony, the 54-year-old insisted

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UEFA reveal incredible Team of the Century

UEFA have named their Team of the Century, boasting some of the most decorated players in football history. The XI was determined by the number of times a player had been voted in the annual UEFA Team of the Year. Without further ado, here is UEFA’s official Team of the Century. Iker Casillas UEFA Team

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Schalke confirm interest in Mesut Ozil

Schalke have confirmed their interest in signing Mesut Ozil when his contract runs out with Arsenal in the summer. The German international is yet to extend his contract with the club, adding fuel to the fire of his reported discontent, with a host of potential suitors waiting to pounce. Speaking with German sports magazine Kicker,

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Olivier Giroud won’t seek January move from Arsenal

Arsenal and France forward Olivier Giroud has reiterated his desire to continue with The Gunners despite taking on a peripheral role at the club. The 31-year-old has adapted to substitute status at The Emirates, starting just 10 times in the Premier League in 2017. He remains an important member of France’s international set up, scoring

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Barcelona eyeing Nabil Fekir in case Philippe Coutinho move falls through

In-form Olympique Lyonnais attacker Nabil Fekir is being lined up as a contingency plan for Barcelona in the event they fail to land Philippe Coutinho in the summer, according to Sport-English.com. The 24-year-old’s explosive start to the 2017/18 campaign has returned 11 goals in as many appearances in Ligue 1 – putting him at the

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Laurent Koscielny set for international retirement after 2018 World Cup

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny will retire from international football with France following the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The 32-year-old has made 49 appearances for Les Blues since debuting in 2011. “Yes, I think (to retire from France),” Koscielny told French outlet L’Equipe when asked on his retirement plans. “I have six months left to

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European heavyweights prowling for Schalke star Leon Goretzka

A host of European giants are monitoring the progress of Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka after the German international’s sparkling form in the Bundesliga. The likes of Barcelona, Arsenal, Tottenham and, of course, Bayern Munich have been listed as admirers of the 22-year-old, who is approaching the final six months of his contract. That’s according

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“Raheem Sterling is a good diver” – Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger didn’t pull any punches in his post-match assessment of Arsenal’s 3-1 loss to Manchester City on Sunday. Trailing to a sublime Kevin De Bruyne strike in the first half, Arsenal’s troubles were compounded when Nacho Monreal fouled Raheem Sterling in the box, forcing referee Michael Oliver to point to the spot. All-time Manchester

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Premier League Player of the Month: October Nominees

Six players have been nominated for the Premier League Player of the Month award for October. Manchester City are unsurprisingly represented after their stellar start to the campaign continued throughout the month, winning all three fixtures and scoring 12 times. Kevin De Bruyne and Leroy Sane lead the way for The Citizens, with the former

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Arsenal targeting Napoli midfielder Jorginho

Arsene Wenger is interested in bolstering his midfield with the acquisition of Napoli midfielder Jorginho in the summer, according to Italian outlet Tuttomercatoweb. Jorginho has played a key role in Napoli’s red-hot start to Serie A, where they are top of the table after an undefeated start to the campaign. The Brazil-born midfielder moved to

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English League Cup Quarter Final Draw

League Cup holders Manchester United will face Championship opposition in the form of Bristol City after Thursday’s Quarter-Final draw. While Jose Mourinho’s side might consider themselves lucky to have drawn the only second-tier outfit remaining in the competition, their opponents haven’t been phased by the prospect of facing teams from a division they haven’t appeared

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Marco Reus ready for one last high-profile career decision

Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus has made an interesting revelation regarding his future. The 28-year-old is currently sidelined with a cruciate ligament tear that he picked up in the German Cup Final against Eintracht Frankfurt and is targeting a return to action in 2018. Speaking with GQ Magazine, the former Borussia Monchengladbach man admitted he

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Troy Deeney comments “aren’t justified” – Arsene Wenger hits back at Watford skipper

Arsene Wenger has fired back at Troy Deeney after the Englishman claimed The Gunners lacked the ‘cojones’ to beat Watford. Arsenal went down 2-1 to Watford on the weekend, squandering numerous chances to build on their 1-0 lead and kill the game before Troy Deeney and Tom Cleverley’s goals guided Watford to an upset victory.

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North London rivals to battle it out over Leicester City star

Arsenal and Tottenham are the frontrunners for the signature of Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez, according to the Mirror. Riyad Mahrez was the subject of speculation for a move away from The Foxes over the summer, with Premier League rivals Chelsea and Serie A outfit AS Roma potential destinations, but he ultimately stayed on with

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Arsenal injury concerns piling with Shkodran Mustafi out for four weeks

Arsenal centre-back Shkodran Mustafi faces at least four weeks on the sidelines after suffering a muscle tear in his thigh on international duty for Germany. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger confirmed the length of absence for Shkodran Mustafi before stating that vice-captain Laurent Koscielny is currently unavailable for Arsenal’s clash with Watford in the Premier League

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Inter Milan and Arsenal eyeing Napoli’s Nikola Maksimovic

Inter Milan and Arsenal are weighing up moves for Napoli defender Nikola Maksimovic in the winter transfer window. Their reported interest in the former Torino man is emanating from Italian sports magazine Guerin Sportivo, who believe the 25-year-old’s inactivity at Napoli could lead to a move away from the club. The Serbia international has started

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FIFA Puskas Award Finalists

Olivier Giroud’s scorpion kick effort against Crystal Palace last season has made it into the final three of the FIFA Puskas Award for the ‘most beautiful goal of the season’. The Frenchman is joined by Oscarine Masuluke, a goalkeeper who plays in the South African Premier Division with Baroka FC, and 18-year-old Venezuelan international Deyna

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Transfer Windows Ranked: Liverpool

Liverpool prepared for the 2017/18 campaign with the knowledge that UEFA Champions League football would be added to their calendar for the first time in three years. This welcome piece of knowledge also came with a burden of sorts: the urgent need to bolster a squad whose depth was tested in a season where there

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Jose Mourinho eyeing Mesut Ozil reunion in January

Rumours are beginning to run rampant that Mesut Ozil could be on his way to Old Trafford to reunite with Jose Mourinho in the January transfer window. It’s no secret that Mesut Ozil’s future at Arsenal is up in the air as he approaches the final six months of his contract, and The Independent claim

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FIFA Puskas Award nominees

FIFA have announced the 10 nominees for the 2017 Puskas Award. In honour of Real Madrid legend Ferenc Puskas, the FIFA Puskas Award was created in 2009 to celebrate the most aesthetically pleasing goal of the year. Nine of the 10 nominees are men; Venezuela striker Deyna Castellanos is the sole female nominee, having produced

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Community Shield Player Ratings: Arsenal

Arsenal have taken out the Community Shield after a penalty shootout victory over defending Premier League champions Chelsea. Arsene Wenger named a fairly strong line-up that included record signing Alexandre Lacazette, Granit Xhaka and Per Mertesacker down the spine, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain continued in his unorthodox left wing-back role. Key omissions included Mesut Ozil, Alexis

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Arsene Wenger confirms the exit of Lucas Perez

Spanish striker Lucas Perez is set for an Arsenal exit after just one season of sporadic appearances at the club. Arsene Wenger confirmed that the former PAOK and Deportivo La Coruna striker may have to look for alternatives next season due to the abundance of forwards in the squad. “I don’t like to lose him

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Arsene Wenger describes Sanchez and Ozil situation as ‘ideal’

Arsene Wenger made some interesting revelations to the press following a 2-1 pre-season defeat to Sevilla. The Frenchman was asked how he felt about several first-team players entering the final year of their contracts, and had this to say: “I think in the future you will see that more and more. Players going to the

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Arsenal set to offer £50 million for Monaco’s Thomas Lemar

Arsenal are prepared to offer £50 million for versatile Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar, reports The Telegraph. Arsene Wenger is clearly not giving up the chase for the 21-year-old, who has been subject to two rejected bids in the region of £30-35 million by the French champions. Arsene Wenger seems to be intent on keeping up

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