- Sun Jan 21 10:30 PM
• Manager admits team morale was affected in first half of the season • ‘It is the lack of clarity; not losing players. Teams are used to that’ Arsène Wenger has admitted the uncertainty surrounding Alexis Sánchez’s future at Arsenal affected his team’s morale in the first half of the season but...
- Sun Jan 21 6:00 PM
Arsène Wenger’s pressing issues will not be solved by another creator but his front-foot tactics may galvanise a player who looked lost under José Mourinho One game – or, more accurately, one half‑game – dominates the memory of Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s time at Manchester United. In the league derby a...
- Sat Jan 20 9:19 PM
The managers of Manchester City and Manchester United discuss the movement of Alexis Sánchez from Arsenal. At one point, Pep Guardiola seemed certain to get the player he worked with at Barcelona, but in recent days José Mourinho's side edged ahead, with a swap deal involving Henrikh Mkhitaryan i...
- Sat Jan 20 8:45 PM
‘If you ask me if he is coming, I think so, ’ says Man Utd manager Arsène Wenger: ‘I expect it to happen but I cannot announce it’ José Mourinho said he was cautiously optimistic about Manchester United landing Alexis Sánchez while Arsène Wenger confirmed the Arsenal player is “up north” and sugg...
- Sat Jan 20 5:03 PM
The noise levels around Arsenal continue to be pumped up. It was not without good reason that Arsène Wenger described the January transfer window as the “most destabilising”he has known. There was no Alexis Sánchez here, as the Arsenal forward closed in on his switch to Manchester United , while...
- Sat Jan 20 1:40 PM
Premier League, Football League and much more Brighton & Hove Albion v Chelsea – live! Mourinho’s authority brings success and instability And feel free to email or tweet Ben to to get in touch 1.40pm GMT Marseille, momentarily at least, closed the gap on the Ligue 1 leaders last night with a 2-0...
- Sat Jan 20 12:43 PM
Agreement to enable Alexis Sánchez’s Old Trafford switch Armenian keen to rekindle career after disappointing spell Henrikh Mkhitaryan was on Saturday discussing the final details with Arsenal before agreeing a deal with the club that will also enable Alexis Sánchez to join Manchester United. No...
- Fri Jan 19 10:30 PM
• Wenger believes injury-plagued midfielder knows his body better • Danny Welbeck
out of Crystal Palace game with injury Arsène Wenger believes Jack Wilshere
’s upturn in form is rooted in the midfielder shedding the feeling that he is invincible. Wilshere has started Arsenal’s last seven Premier...
- Fri Jan 19 5:04 PM
Boosted by their January recruits, Everton will see this match as an opportunity to turn a poor run of form around. Theo Walcott
will add some much needed pace and will oppose his former team-mate Kieran Gibbs. West Brom picked up three crucial points against fellow strugglers Brighton last time...
- Fri Jan 19 4:58 PM
• Everton debut to follow unceremonious Arsenal exit • West Brom game to be Sam Allardyce’s 1, 000th as a manager Having spent 12 years at Arsenal, scoring 108 goals in 397 appearances and helping the club win two FA Cups, Theo Walcott
might have expected his departure from the Emirates would be...
- Fri Jan 19 3:09 PM
says he is intent on making his move to Everton from Arsenal a success. The forward leaves the Gunners after 12 years at the club and insists he holds no grudges with manager Arsène Wenger. ‘I can’t thank him enough, ’ says Walcott Theo Walcott
: a great hope who failed to kick on in...
- Fri Jan 19 1:39 PM
Arsène Wenger has described the current January window as the most disturbing and destabilising he has known and the noises around a clutch of transfer and contractual situations remain loud. Arsenal must block them out against Roy Hodgson’s resurgent Crystal Palace. What was most disturbing for...
- Fri Jan 19 8:30 AM
Arsène Wenger seeks a reaction, Rafa Benítez may change approach against Manchester City and is Glenn Murray what Chelsea need? Two teams struggling to score goals go toe-to-toe when Brighton and Chelsea get the Premier League ball rolling in Saturday’s early kick-off. Brighton have drawn seven b...
- Thu Jan 18 1:40 PM
Walcott leaves for Everton as a symbol of the later Wenger years, his flashes of undeniable talent mixed with unreliability and always being same old Theo when new Theo was required In the end the writing on the wall was spelled out boldly enough for Theo Walcott
to recognise the comfort zone was...
- Thu Jan 18 12:43 PM
• Michael Zorc unhappy with Arsène Wenger’s comments • There has been no contact with Arsenal, says sporting director Borussia Dortmund’s sporting director, Michael Zorc, has hit out at Arsène Wenger after the Arsenal manager spoke admiringly about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Dortmund striker...
- Thu Jan 18 9:21 AM
• Manager admits Alexis Sánchez is likely to join Manchester United • Wenger interested in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Jonny Evans
Arsène Wenger has said that the deal involving Alexis Sánchez joining Manchester United and Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving to Arsenal “is likely to happen”. The Chilean...
- Wed Jan 17 6:08 PM
Sam Allardyce says Theo Walcott
‘should be at the peak of his career’ and he is an experienced goalscorer but his arrival is bad news for Everton’s youngsters Sam Allardyce believes Theo Walcott
“should be at the peak of his career” at 28 and with the experience of 397 games played over a dozen y...
- Wed Jan 17 5:02 PM
• ‘I want the club to push to the next level, ’ Walcott says • Walcott has struggled for regular starting role at Emirates Theo Walcott
has become Everton's second signing of the transfer window after completing a move from Arsenal in a £20m deal. The 28-year-old underwent a medical on Merseyside...
- Tue Jan 16 7:00 PM
Striker suspended by Borussia Dortmund for the third time has a deteriorating relationship with the German press Even a decade after he left to join Milan as a 17-year-old apprentice, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang still regards the picturesque medieval town of Laval in western France as his home. Las...
- Tue Jan 16 6:29 PM
• Arsenal manager accused official of ‘not being honest’ • Referee gave Albion controversial spot-kick in New Year’s Eve draw Arsène Wenger accused the referee Mike Dean of not being honest and branded him a “disgrace” in a heated exchange following December’s 1-1 draw at the Hawthorns. The Footb...
- Tue Jan 16 1:30 PM
• Armenian yet to decide on possible move to Emirates • Mkhitaryan and Arsenal yet to have talks on any deal Manchester United’s hopes of buying Arsenal’s Alexis Sánchez may recede should Henrikh Mkhitaryan not wish move to the north London club, with the Armenian carefully weighing up his option...
- Mon Jan 15 10:30 PM
• Arsenal winger also being pursued by Southampton • Everton’s Sam Allardyce anxious to improve attacking options Everton have made progress in their attempt to sign Theo Walcott
and are hopeful of completing a £20m deal for the Arsenal winger this week. Sam Allardyce confirmed his interest in th...
- Mon Jan 15 7:08 PM
• Gabon international could cost as much as £53.3m • Club also hope to sign £40m Malcom from Bordeaux Arsenal are increasingly confident of securing the Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after holding productive talks with the Bundesliga club as they prepare for life after Alexi...
- Mon Jan 15 9:13 AM
• City regard financial package to sign Arsenal forward as excessive • Way clear for Manchester United to seal move for Sánchez Manchester City are close to accepting their attempt to sign Alexis Sánchez is dead because of what they regard as the astronomical monies wanted by the Arsenal forward...
- Mon Jan 15 7:52 AM
Arsenal have hit an all-time low under Arsène Wenger, Chelsea could go for Andy Carroll
and Sam Allardyce needs a result Chelsea have endured three successive goalless draws for the first time and it is inconceivable the scouting department is not exploring forward options. Something has clearly...
- Mon Jan 15 7:39 AM
Today’s fluff is feeling lucky Despite having b eaten Manchester City without Philippe Coutinho, Liverpool are still interested in signing another nifty attacker this January and are hoping Thomas Lemar will grab the little Brazilian’s old wand, perform some nifty tricks and generally sprinkle so...