- Mon Jun 11 6:10 PM
Nice (France) (AFP) – After more than 20 years away, former Arsenal and France star Patrick Vieira, is returning to Ligue 1 to take the reins at Nice where he was unveiled as manager on
- Mon Jun 11 2:35 PM
Nice (France) (AFP) – Former Arsenal and France star Patrick Vieira, world and European champion with Les Bleus, has taken the reins at top flight Nice, the French club said Monday. Vieira, 41, arrives after
- Fri Jun 8 3:07 PM
Alex Iwobi is undoubtedly a polarizing player. The Arsenal and Nigeria midfielder/forward suffers regular scrutiny by both rival fans and supporters of the north London outfit. In fact, he may be the player in the Arsenal team with the lowest approval rating amongst their own fanbase. Yet despite...
- Thu Jun 7 12:41 PM
Berlin (AFP) – Arsenal star Mesut Ozil will miss Germany’s final warm-up match on Friday with a knee injury, but the attacking midfielder’s participation in the World Cup is not in danger, according to the German football federation. Ozil, 29, will sit out the friendly against Saudi Arabia in Lev...
- Wed Jun 6 5:17 PM
Berlin (AFP) – After being booed by Germany fans last weekend, Ilkay Gundogan admits being affected by the criticism he and Mesut Ozil received in the wake of their controversial meeting with Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “Some of the reactions hit me, especially the personal insults, ”...
- Wed Jun 6 4:12 PM
Shanghai (AFP) – He was touted as the next big thing when he joined Arsenal in 2004 and would later play for Real Madrid. On Wednesday, Jose Antonio Reyes signed for the bottom side in China’s second tier. Now 34, the winger is swapping his native Spain for Xinjiang, a remote region in China’s fa...
- Tue Jun 5 6:35 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla is leaving England to try to resurrect his career at his first club Villarreal after a serious Achilles tendon injury nearly ended his playing days. “Santi Cazorla is coming home, ” the La Liga club said in a statement. The 33-year-old, who played 7...
- Tue Jun 5 3:22 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal announced the capture of Swiss international defender Stephan Lichtsteiner from Juventus on Tuesday — new manager Unai Emery’s first signing for the Premier League club. The 34-year-old was out of contract at the Serie A champions and joins the Gunners on a free transfer be...