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Sport Review - Thu May 10 11:45 PM
Arsene Wenger has once again urged Jack Wilshere to sign a new contract at Arsenal as the speculation about his future continues. The England midfielder’s situation at The Emirates has been a relentless source of speculation in recent months as he approached the final few weeks of his contract. W...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 11:46 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 9:00 AM
Ian Wright doesn’t believe Sean Dyche would be the right choice for the next Arsenal boss. The Gunners are looking for a new manager after Arsene Wenger confirmed that he will stand down at the end of the current campaign. Arsenal have been linked with a potential appointment of ex-Barcelona mana...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 6:45 AM
Massimiliano Allegri has remained coy when quizzed about the possibility of taking over at Arsenal ahead of next season. The Juventus manager has been touted as one of the leading candidates to take over from Arsene Wenger at The Emirates this summer after the Frenchman announced that he will be...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 5:50 AM
Cesc Fabregas has described Arsene Wenger as the manager who changed English football. The Arsenal boss is set to stand down at the end of the Premier League campaign following 22 seasons in charge of the north London side. The Gunners are on the lookout for a new manager capable of filling Wenge...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 5:10 AM
Ray Parlour believes the next Arsenal manager will need to spend £200m on new signings in the summer transfer window. The Gunners are on the lookout for a new head coach after Wenger confirmed that he will stand down at the end of the Premier League season. Arsenal are set to finish in sixth plac...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 4:40 AM
Laurent Koscielny has taken to social media to vow that he will come back stronger after the Arsenal defender’s Achilles injury. The France international has been ruled out action for six months after having to undergo surgery to correct a ruptured Achilles tendon suffered during Arsenal’s loss t...
Sport Review - Wed May 9 11:45 PM
Luis Enrique and Massimiliano Allegri are the leading candidates to take over from Arsene Wenger at Arsenal this summer, according to Sky Sports reporter Kaveh Solhekol. The Gunners are currently in the process of looking for a new boss after Wenger confirmed that he will be stepping down at the...
Sport Review - Wed May 9 11:30 PM
Antonio Conte has expressed his delight with the impact Olivier Giroud has had at Chelsea FC since his move to the club from Arsenal in the January transfer window. The striker has been a regular fixture in the first team since his move to Stamford Bridge and he has been keeping Alvaro Morata out...
Sport Review - Wed May 9 8:45 AM
Arsene Wenger believes the next Arsenal manager will require two or three additions to the Gunners squad in the summer transfer window. The 68-year-old head coach is set to stand down at the end of the 2017-18 Premier League season following another disappointing domestic campaign. The Gunners ar...
Sport Review - Wed May 9 8:15 AM
Mark Lawrenson believes Arsenal will drop more points against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday night. The Gunners will make the trip to Leicester looking to secure a victory in Arsene Wenger’s penultimate game in charge of the north London side. Arsenal were impressive 5-0 wi...
Sport Review - Wed May 9 7:15 AM
Mesut Ozil has taken to social media to explain his absence from Arsenal’s final home game of the season against Burnley on Sunday. The Germany international was not involved as the Gunners notched up a comfortable 5-0 win over the Clarets at The Emirates in what was Arsene Wenger’s final home ga...
Sport Review - Wed May 9 5:40 AM
Michael Owen is backing Arsenal to beat Leicester City in Arsene Wenger’s penultimate Premier League game in charge of the Gunners at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday night. The north London side were resounding 5-0 winners against Burnley in Wenger’s final Premier League game at The Emirates...
Sport Review - Wed May 9 4:50 AM
Luis Enrique is in danger of pricing himself out of the Arsenal manager’s job, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the former FC Barcelona boss, who has been touted as a target for the north London club, has asked for a staggering £15m after tax from the...
Sport Review - Wed May 9 4:30 AM
Arsene Wenger has defended Mesut Ozil after he was criticised for missing Arsenal’s clash with Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday. Ozil was pictured in the stands at The Emirates as he sat out Wenger’s final home game in charge after picking up a back injury in the days before the clash. The...
Sport Review - Tue May 8 8:15 AM
Arsenal are free to make Lyon star Nabil Fekir their first summer signing, according to a report in France. French media outlet L’Equipe, as quoted by the Sun, is reporting that the Gunners can activiate a clause in Fekir’s contract that will force Lyon to sell the attacker in a big-money deal th...
Sport Review - Tue May 8 7:30 AM
Eden Hazard has saluted Olivier Giroud for the strong impact he has had at Chelsea FC since his move to Arsenal this season. Giroud has been settling in well to life at Stamford Bridge after he signed for the Blues from Arsenal in the January transfer window. The French striker continued his stro...
Sport Review - Tue May 8 6:15 AM
Paul Merson is backing Arsenal to secure a comfortable 3-0 win over Leicester City in their penultimate Premier League game under Arsene Wenger. The Gunners were 5-0 winners against Burnley at the Emirates Stadium last weekend in Wenger’s final game in charge at The Emirates. Goals from Pierre-Em...
Sport Review - Tue May 8 5:40 AM
Arsenal want either Massimiliano Allegri or Luis Enrique to replace Arsene Wenger this summer, according to a report in England. Sky Sports is reporting that the Gunners are interested in Juventus head coach Allegri given the Italian coach’s success in Serie A over the past eight seasons. The 50-...
Sport Review - Tue May 8 5:20 AM
Juan Mata has wished former Manchester United team-mate Henrikh Mkhitaryan all the best at Arsenal. The Armenia international moved to the north London side in a swap deal from Manchester United in the January transfer window. Mkhitaryan secured a switch to Arsenal as Chile international Alexis S...
Sport Review - Tue May 8 5:00 AM
Olivier Giroud is hoping that Arsene Wenger finds a new challenge after the Arsenal manager oversaw his final Premier League game at The Emirates on Sunday. The Gunners were resounding 5-0 winners against Burnley in north London as the Arsenal supporters gave their club legend a fitting send off....
Sport Review - Tue May 8 12:00 AM
Arsene Wenger has urged the next Arsenal manager to make the “right additions” to transform the Gunners into title challengers next season. The Gunners boss is preparing for his final game in charge of the north London side after announcing that he will be stepping down at the end of the campaign...
Sport Review - Mon May 7 10:00 AM
Martin Keown has named Ashley Maitland-Niles as an exciting prospect for Arsenal. The Gunners starlet was handed a starting spot for Arsenal’s trip to their bitter rivals Manchester United last weekend. Maitland-Niles impressed in a central role despite his midfield partner Granit Xhaka strugglin...
Sport Review - Mon May 7 9:16 AM
Martin Keown has urged Arsenal to consider selling Granit Xhaka. The Switzerland international has been unconvincing since his move to Arsenal in a £33m deal from Bundesliga outfit Borussia Monchengladbach in the 2016 summer transfer window. Xhaka arrived at the north London club with a big reput...
Sport Review - Mon May 7 8:30 AM
Juan Mata has hailed Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger as an “innovator”. The Gunners boss took his Arsenal team to Old Trafford for the final time ahead of his exit at the end of the 2017-18 season. Arsenal appeared to have rescued a point after Henrikh Mkhitaryan cancelled out Paul Pogba’s opener a...
Sport Review - Mon May 7 8:00 AM
Jack Wilshere will definitely remain at Arsenal beyond the summer transfer window, according to Perry Groves. The Gunners midfielder is facing an uncertain future at the north London club having failed to agree a new deal. Wilshere is set to become a free agent at the end of the season unless the...
Sport Review - Mon May 7 6:45 AM
Riyad Mahrez wants to sign for Arsenal in the summer transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Express is reporting that the Algeria international is keen on a move away from Leicester City this summer despite having publicly withdrawn his transfer request. Mahrez was...
Sport Review - Mon May 7 6:15 AM
Perry Groves believes Alexandre Lacazette has had a reasonable first season at Arsenal. The Gunners signed the France international in a £52m club record deal from Ligue 1 side Lyon in the 2017 summer transfer window. Lacazette scored on his Arsenal debut in a thrilling 4-3 win against Leicester...
Sport Review - Mon May 7 6:00 AM
Perry Groves has urged Arsenal to sign Jack Butland as Petr Cech’s long-term replacement. The Gunners lost 2-1 to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday evening to rule out their slim prospects of a top-four finish. Arsenal have lost 10 of their 17 games on the road in the Premier League thi...
Sport Review - Mon May 7 5:40 AM
Mesut Ozil is the first player that the next Arsenal manager needs to sell this summer, Kenny Cunningham has claimed. The Germany international has been a decisive figure since his move to Arsenal from Real Madrid in what was then a club record £42.5m deal in 2013. Ozil was signed to help the Gun...
Sport Review - Mon May 7 5:30 AM
Craig Bellamy believes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made a brilliant decision to swap Arsenal for Liverpool FC this summer. The Reds signed the England international in a £40m deal from Arsenal on transfer deadline day last summer. Oxalde-Chamberlain decided to move to Liverpool despite the offer of a...
Sport Review - Mon May 7 5:00 AM
Mesut Ozil epitomises everything wrong about Arsenal, according to Kenny Cunningham. The Germany international signed a new long-term contract with the north London outfit back in February. Ozil reportedly put pen to paper on a £350, 000-a-week deal to become one of the best-paid players in the P...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 11:45 PM
Arsene Wenger is backing Arsenal to challenge for the Premier League title in the seasons following his exit from the club. The Frenchman has announced that he will be stepping down as Gunners boss at the end of the current campaign after nearly 22 years in charge at the north London club. Arsena...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 6:30 PM
Piers Morgan has taken to social media to deliver his honest thoughts on Arsene Wenger after the Arsenal manager’s final home game in charge of the north London club. The Arsenal manager is set to step down at the end of the season and watched his side in action for the final time at The … The...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 10:00 AM
Robert Pires believes Arsenal shouldn’t appoint Diego Simeone as Arsene Wenger’s replacement. The Gunners head coach is set to stand down at the end of the current campaign following 22 seasons in charge of the north London side. Arsenal haven’t won the Premier League title since 2003-04 and the...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 9:30 AM
Arsenal’s next manager is to be handed a £200m transfer budget this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is reporting that the north London club are preparing to hand Arsene Wenger’s successor a significant budget to strengthen the Gunners’ squad this summer. Arsenal...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 9:00 AM
Robert Pires has urged Arsenal to consider a swoop to sign Manchester United striker Anthony Martial in the summer transfer window. The France international has struggled to hold down a regular starting spot in the current campaign given Jose Mourinho’s lack of faith in the 22-year-old. Martial h...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 8:00 AM
Robert Pires believes Arsenal should hand the number one spot to David Ospina when Petr Cech calls time on his Gunners career. Arsenal have endured a difficult 2017-18 season as the Gunners missed out on a top-four finish for a second consecutive campaign. The north London side lost 2-1 to Atleti...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 7:45 AM
Santi Cazorla has admitted that he is unsure about what the future holds for him at Arsenal. The Spanish playmaker has not featured for Arsenal since October 2016 after suffering from a series of complications following routine ankle surgery. Cazorla, 33, is now believed to be closing in on a ret...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 7:00 AM
Robert Pires says he is expecting big things from Kostas Mavropanos in an Arsenal shirt in the future. The 20-year-old defender made his full Premier League debut last weekend during Arsenal’s 2-1 loss to Manchester United in the top flight at Old Trafford. The young Greek defender earned plenty...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 6:35 AM
Robert Pires has urged Arsenal to tie Jack Wilshere down to a new contract before the end of the season. The England midfielder’s current deal is set to expire at the end of the current campaign and he is yet to commit his future to the north London club by penning a new contract. Wilshere … Th...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 6:15 AM
Robert Pires has played down the chances of Arsenal appointing Luis Enrique as their new manager. The Gunners are on the lookout for a new head coach after Arsene Wenger confirmed that he will stand down at the end of the 2017-18 season. Arsenal have regressed under the French head coach in the p...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 6:00 AM
Robert Pires believes Arsenal should appoint Patrick Vieira as Arsene Wenger’s replacement. The Gunners are on the lookout for a new manager after Wenger confirmed that he will stand as manager at the end of the current campaign. Arsenal have regressed under the 68-year-old over the past decade o...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 5:40 AM
Nigel Wintberburn believes Arsenal should consider a swoop to sign Fulham defender Ryan Sessegnon in the summer transfer window. The Gunners have been linked with a potential swoop to sign the England Under-21 international at the end of the campaign but face competition from a number of Premier...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 5:20 AM
Nigel Winterburn believes Arsenal need to sign a central midfielder in the same mould as Patrick Vieira. The Gunners have lacked a midfield general since the France international moved to Serie A giants Juventus 2005. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has used Mathieu Flamini, Alex Song, Francis Coqu...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 5:00 AM
Nigel Winterburn believes Arsenal need to sign a goalkeeper, a centre-half and a central midfielder in the summer transfer window. The Gunners are on the lookout for a new manager after Arsene Wenger confirmed his intention to stand down at the end of the campaign. The north London side are in si...
Sport Review - Sun May 6 4:30 AM
Guillem Balague says Luis Enrique would be keen to take over as Arsenal’s new manager, but admits that he may be better suited to the Chelsea FC job. The Gunners are currently on the lookout for their next manager after Arsene Wenger confirmed that he will be stepping down at the end of the seaso...
Sport Review - Sat May 5 11:30 PM
Robert Pires is backing Alexandre Lacazette to develop into a key player for Arsenal next season. The French striker has been settling into life at The Emirates after having signed for the Gunners from French side Lyon in the summer transfer window last yer. The forward missed a portion of the se...
Sport Review - Sat May 5 10:15 AM
Martin Keown believes a member of the Arsenal team needs to confront Mesut Ozil about his poor work rate. The Gunners exited the Europa League at the semi-final stage on Thursday night following a 2-1 aggregate loss to La Liga giants Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano in the Spanish capit...
Sport Review - Sat May 5 9:45 AM
Roy Keane has claimed that Arsenal’s players got what they deserved after they were dumped out of the Europa League at the hands of Atletico Madrid on Thursday night. Diego Costa scored the only goal of the game on the stroke of half-time to hand Atletico a 2-1 aggregate victory over the Gunners...
Sport Review - Sat May 5 9:15 AM
Martin Keown believes Mesut Ozil isn’t fit to wear the Arsenal shirt following his disappointing performance in their 1-0 loss to Atletico Madrid to exit the Europa League on Thursday night. Ozil was unable to help Arsenal capitalise on Atletico’s numerical disadvantage in the first leg of the se...
Sport Review - Sat May 5 8:15 AM
Michael Owen is backing Arsenal to ease to a comfortable win over Burnley in Arsene Wenger’s final home game at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners suffered the disappointment of a semi-final exit in the Europa League on Thursday night following a 2-1 aggregate loss to Atletico...
Sport Review - Sat May 5 7:30 AM
Jose Mourinho has issued his backing for Arsenal to appoint Rui Faria as their next manager. Faria is currently Manchester United’s assistant coach and has worked alongside Mourinho for the last 14 years. The pair have won an incredible 25 trophies together since they first linked up at FC Porto...
Sport Review - Sat May 5 7:00 AM
Arsenal have beaten Bayern Munich to the signing of Freiburg defender Caglar Soyuncu, according to Altinordu president Seyit Mehmet Ozkan. The Evening Standard is reporting that the Gunners have been tracking the 21-year-old defender for some time as they look to strengthen their options at the b...
Sport Review - Sat May 5 6:15 AM
Robert Pires has urged Arsenal to sign Borussia Dortmund centre-half Sokratis Papastathopoulos in the summer transfer window to revamp the Gunners defence. Arsenal suffered a 1-0 loss to Atletico Madrid in the second leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday night to end their hopes of wi...
Sport Review - Sat May 5 5:40 AM
Charlie Nicholas is backing Arsenal to ease to a 2-1 win against Burnley at The Emirates on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners endured a disappointing night in Madrid on Thursday following a 1-0 loss to Atletico Madrid in the second leg of their Europa League semi-final. Arsenal travelled to the Spani...
Sport Review - Sat May 5 5:20 AM
Roy Keane has warned the next Arsenal manager that there will be no quick fix to the north London club’s problems. The Gunners were eliminated from the Europa League on Thursday night after Arsenal suffered a 2-1 aggregate loss to Spanish side Atletico Madrid. Arsene Wenger’s side were unable to...
Sport Review - Sat May 5 4:50 AM
Chelsea FC and Arsenal are both monitoring Eric Bailly’s situation at Manchester United ahead of the summer transfer window, according to reports. ESPN, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that both of the London clubs are keeping tabs on the Ivory Coast star’s situation ahead of the summ...
Sport Review - Sat May 5 12:30 AM
Arsene Wenger believes that Arsenal will make the right signings this summer to build a team capable of challenging for the Premier League title next season. Wenger announced last month that he will be stepping down as Arsenal boss at the end of the season to bring an end to his 22 years in charg...
Sport Review - Sat May 5 12:00 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Arsene Wenger to win his final Arsenal home game with a 2-0 victory over Burnley on Saturday. The Gunners head into the game on the back of their disappointing Europa League defeat by Atletico Madrid on Thursday night as they were dumped out of the competition in the sem...
Sport Review - Fri May 4 9:45 AM
Diego Simeone believes that Mesut Ozil is Arsenal’s most threatening player for opponents. The German playmaker is widely considered to be one of the finest attacking talents in Europe and he is a regular fixture in the first team at The Emirates. Ozil recently committed his long-term future to t...
Sport Review - Fri May 4 8:15 AM
Danny Murphy has rubbished the suggestion that Zeljko Buvac could be appointed as the next Arsenal manager. The Gunners are on the lookout for a replacement for Arsene Wenger after the 68-year-old confirmed that he will stand down at the end of the current campaign. Arsenal have been linked with...
Sport Review - Fri May 4 5:40 AM
Rio Ferdinand has poured cold water on talk of Liverpool FC assistant manager Zeljko Buvac taking over the reins from Arsene Wenger at Arsenal at the end of the season. The Liverpool FC number two has emerged as a surprise candidate to become the next Arsenal boss despite his lack of experience i...
Sport Review - Fri May 4 5:10 AM
Paul Merson has claimed that Jack Wilshere doesn’t own Arsenal anything amid ongoing uncertainty surrounding his Gunners future. The England international is set to become a free agent in the summer unless Arsenal can reach an agreement with the versatile midfielder. According to reports in Engla...