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Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 7:15 AM
Arsene Wenger has claimed that he still harbours hope of Alexis Sanchez signing a new contract with Arsenal. The Chile international’s future has been a relentless source of speculation throughout the summer transfer window as he was heavily linked with a move away from The Emirates. There were w...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 6:35 AM
Arsenal are confident of signing Thomas Lemar from Monaco on a £250, 000-a-week contract in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is reporting that a deal with Monaco has been “agreed in principle” to bring the 21-year-old France international to T...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 4:50 AM
Thomas Lemar told Arsenal that he wanted to sign for Arsenal earlier in the summer transfer window, according to BBC reporter David Ornstein. The 21-year-old France international was heavily linked with a move to The Emirates throughout the summer window but a transfer failed to materialise for t...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 4:30 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has claimed that he never even considered a transfer to Chelsea before signing for Liverpool this summer. The 24-year-old opted to leave Arsenal and sign for their Premier League rivals on transfer deadline day after he opted against renewing his contract at The Emirates....
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 11:45 PM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Arsenal to claim a 2-0 win over Bournemouth at The Emirates in the Premier League on Saturday. The Gunners head into the game desperately looking to return to winning ways after their 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Liverpool before the international break. Arsenal have on...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 7:15 PM
Michael Owen is backing Arsenal to return to winning ways in the Premier League with victory over Bournemouth at The Emirates on Saturday afternoon. The Gunners have found themselves under intense pressure in recent weeks after having lost their last two Premier League games to leave them languis...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 6:45 PM
Jack Wilshere looked to be in good spirits as he took part in Arsenal’s final training session before their crunch Premier League clash with Bournemouth on Saturday. Arsene Wenger’s men were put through their paces at the north London club’s training ground as they prepare to try and get back to...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 6:00 PM
Alexis Sanchez has taken to social media to declare himself fit and ready for Arsenal’s crunch Premier League clash with Bournemouth on Saturday. The Chile international’s name has not been far from the headlines in recent weeks after he was heavily linked with a transfer away from Arsenal during...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 9:45 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 - Fri Sep 8 8:30 AM
Paul Ince is tipping Arsenal to get back to winning ways in the Premier League by beating Bournemouth 2-1 at The Emirates on Saturday afternoon. The Gunners head into the game desperately looking to try and get back to winning ways in the top flight after their humiliating 4-0 thrashing at the ha...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 7:45 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamerlain has insisted that he doesn’t mind which position he is deployed in for Liverpool as long as he can have an attacking influence for the Reds. The 24-year-old completed a deadline-day transfer to Liverpool from Arsenal last week after he opted against renewing his contract at...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 7:30 AM
Chelsea and Arsenal are continuing to monitor Thomas Muller with a view to a possible January transfer move for the Bayern Munich star, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that both the Blues and the Gunners are keeping tabs on the 27-year-old Germany internat...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 7:15 AM
Kolo Toure has backed Arsene Wenger to turn things around at Arsenal this season. The Frenchman has already found himself under plenty of pressure this term after his team lost two of their opening three Premier League games to leave them 16th in the table. Arsenal were thrashed 4-0 by Liverpool...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 6:35 AM
Petr Cech has admitted that Arsene Wenger’s philosophy is completely different to Jose Mourinho’s win-at-all-costs mentality. The Arsenal manager has found himself under intense pressure in recent weeks after his Gunners side made a poor start to the Premier League season. The Gunners were thrash...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 6:28 AM
Paul Merson says he cannot see Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain featuring from the start for Liverpool in their Premier League clash with Manchester City on Saturday. The 24-year-old joined the Reds from Arsenal on transfer deadline day last week after the Gunners opted to sell the midfielder to their Pre...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 5:20 AM
Paul Merson is tipping Arsenal to get back to winning ways in the Premier League by beating Bournemouth 2-1 at The Emirates on Saturday. The Gunners head into the game on the back of their demoralising 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Liverpool before the international break as the pressure intensif...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 4:50 AM
Arsene Wenger has ruled out the possibility of Santi Cazorla featuring again for Arsenal before Christmas but says the midfielder is making good progress on his recovery from injury. The Spanish playmaker has not featured for the Gunners since last October after suffering an Achilles problem and...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 4:30 AM
Arsene Wenger has wished Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain all the best following his transfer to Liverpool from Arsenal last week. The 24-year-old completed a deadline day move to Anfield last week after Arsenal agreed to sell the midfielder to their Premier League rivals. Oxlade-Chamberlain opted against...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 12:15 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has revealed that the chance to work under Jurgen Klopp was one of the main factors behind his decision to quit Arsenal and sign for Liverpool this summer. The 24-year-old penned a long-term contract with the Reds on transfer deadline day last week after he opted against e...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 12:00 AM
Alexis Sanchez has taken to social media to reveal his happiness at being back “home” at Arsenal after the international break. The Chile international’s future was a relentless source of speculation towards the end of the summer transfer window as he was linked with a move to Manchester City, bu...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 11:30 PM
Kylian Mbappe has revealed that he strongly considered a move to Arsenal before opting to join Paris Saint-Germain in the summer. The 18-year-old Frenchman is widely regarded as one of Europe’s most exciting attacking prospects and he was heavily linked with a number of clubs before his move from...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 8:45 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that his superb solo goal against Arsenal last season was one of his favourite strikes as Chelsea gained “revenge” over the Gunners. Hazard netted a brilliant goal at Stamford Bridge with a mazy run and strong finish to help put the game to bed for the Blues. The 3-1 win...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 8:00 AM
Jurgen Klopp looked to be delighted as he welcomed Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Melwood for the first time since his transfer to Liverpool from Arsenal. The 24-year-old became the Reds’ fourth signing of the summer last week when he opted to leave Arsenal and sign for their Premier League rivals. L...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 6:35 AM
Alvaro Morata was in good spirits as he posed for a picture with his Spain team-mates after their 8-0 thrashing of Liechtenstein in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday night. The new Chelsea signing scored twice as Spain thrashed their opponents to stay top of Group G as they look to qualify for next...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 6:25 AM
Alexis Sanchez has taken to social media to post a cryptic message as he prepares to report back for Arsenal duty. The Chile international’s future was a relentless source of speculation throughout the summer transfer window but the 28-year-old failed to secure a transfer away from The Emirates....
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 5:55 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was all smiles as he took part in his first ever training session with Liverpool on Wednesday. The England midfielder looked to be in high spirits as Jurgen Klopp’s men were put through their paces at the club’s training ground as the 24-year-old got used to his new surrou...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 4:50 AM
Arsene Wenger believes that Arsenal will have to spend around £60m-70m to replace Alexis Sanchez next summer. The Chile international was heavily linked with a transfer away from The Emirates in the summer transfer window but a move for the 28-year-old failed to materialise. Sanchez has less than...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 4:40 AM
Arsenal and Chelsea could be set for a transfer battle to secure the signature of Raheem Sterling from Manchester City in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that both Arsenal and Chelsea could be set to make a move for the 22-y...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 11:45 PM
Jonny Evans has insisted that he never let the speculation about his future affect him after he was linked with a possible transfer away from West Brom this summer. Manchester City were reported to have made a bid to try and land the Northern Ireland defender early on in the summer but a move fai...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 1:00 PM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was in high spirits as he arrived at Melwood for the first time as a Liverpool player on Wednesday. The midfielder completed his transfer to the Reds from Arsenal on deadline day last week after he opted to leave The Emirates after six years with the club. Oxlade-Chamberla...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 10:15 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 - Wed Sep 6 10:00 AM
Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham are among the clubs keen on signing Rafinha from Barcelona, according to reports in Spain. Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo, as quoted by the Sun, is claiming that the Premier League trio are among five clubs who want to sign Rafinha. The same report says that bo...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 6:35 AM
Arsene Wenger will hold clear-the-air talks with his Arsenal stars when they return from international duty this week, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the Frenchman is planning to hold a meeting with his first-team squad to reflect on the Gunners’ disastrous 4...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 4:30 AM
John Barnes has delivered his verdict on Liverpool’s signing of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, describing the midfielder as a “Jurgen Klopp-type” player. The Reds completed a surprise late deal to land the 24-year-old from Premier League rivals Arsenal last week on transfer deadline day after the Gunne...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 11:45 PM
Roberto Mancini has always wanted to take over from Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, according to Kaveh Solhekol. Wenger has already found himself under pressure at The Emirates this season after his team made a poor start to the new Premier League campaign and lost two of their opening three games. Ars...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 10:00 AM
Emile Heskey has urged Jurgen Klopp to play Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on the wing for Liverpool this season. The 24-year-old completed a deadline-day transfer to Anfield from Arsenal last Thursday as Klopp moved to add some more attacking talent to his squad. There has been much talk about the form...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 9:00 AM
Arsene Wenger has called on Arsenal’s fans to get behind the team after their poor start to the Premier League season. Wenger and his team have already found themselves to be under pressure this season after losing two out of their first three Premier League games. The Gunners were thoroughly out...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 8:30 AM
Arsene Wenger “didn’t hold back” when Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain told him that he wanted to leave Arsenal at the end of the summer transfer window, according to David Ornstein. The 24-year-old midfielder ended up signing for Liverpool on transfer deadline day last week after relentless speculation a...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 8:00 AM
Alexis Sanchez is more upset at not getting a summer transfer than Diego Costa or Philippe Coutinho, according to Gabriele Marcotti. The Chile international’s future was a relentless source of speculation throughout the summer transfer window after he entered into the final 12 months of his contr...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 4:40 AM
Alexis Sanchez has taken to social media to post a series of cryptic message after the Arsenal forward was reportedly close to a transfer to Manchester City in the summer. There were widespread reports in the British media last week suggesting that Manchester City had made a late big-money attemp...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 4:30 AM
Eden Hazard believes that Manchester United and Arsenal will be among Chelsea’s main challengers for the Premier League title this season. The Blues are aiming to defend their Premier League crown this term after having won the competition in Antonio Conte’s first campaign in charge at the club l...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 12:30 AM
Ian Wright has hit back at Mesut Ozil after the Arsenal playmaker hit out at former Gunners players about their criticism of the team. Ozil posted a statement on social media as he reflected on his first four years at Arsenal over the weekend as he singled out a number of ex-Gunners players for t...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 12:16 AM
Arsene Wenger is convinced that Arsenal will be able to get their season back on track despite their stuttering start to the new campaign. The Gunners have already found themselves under pressure after losing two of their opening three games to leave them in 16th place in the Premier League table...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 12:15 AM
Jordan Henderson believes that Jurgen Klopp is the perfect manager to bring the best out of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The 24-year-old midfielder became the Reds’ fourth and final signing of the summer transfer window on deadline day as he joined the Merseyside outfit from Premier League rivals Ars...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 11:45 PM
Thomas Lemar would have been happy to sign for either Arsenal of Liverpool this summer, according to Monaco vice president Vadim Vasilyev. The France international was heavily linked with a move to the Premier League during the summer months, with both the Gunners and the Reds said to be keen on...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 11:30 PM
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he considered leaving Arsenal “for personal reasons” before signing a new two-year contract with the north London club in the summer. The Frenchman found himself under intense pressure at The Emirates last season as the Gunners struggled to find consistent form in...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 10:15 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 - Mon Sep 4 10:00 AM
Granit Xhaka has told Arsenal fans to stay positive despite their disappointing start to the new Premier League season. The north London side kicked off the new campaign with a thrilling 4-3 victory over Leicester City at The Emirates. However, the Gunners then suffered a disappointing 1-0 loss t...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 9:30 AM
Arsenal should have made a move to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton during the summer transfer window, according to John Hartson. The Gunners were heavily linked with a host of players throughout the summer window but the north London side only ended up signing two new faces – Alexandre Laca...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 9:04 AM
Liverpool paid over the odds to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal this summer, according to Graeme Souness. The Reds made their fourth major signing of the summer transfer window on Deadline Day last week as they paid a reported £35m fee to bring the 24-year-old midfielder to the club fro...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 8:00 AM
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he wanted to bring Kylian Mbappe to Arsenal from Monaco this summer, before the teenager ended up signing for Paris Saint-Germain. Arsenal were linked with a host of players during the summer transfer window but only ended up concluding deals for two new faces – Se...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 6:45 AM
Alvaro Morata looked to be in high spirits as he posed for a picture with his Spain team-mates after their impressive 3-0 victory over Italy in World Cup qualifying on Saturday night. New Chelsea signing Morata scored his side’s third goal in the second half to add to strikes from Real Madrid sta...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 6:35 AM
Emmanuel Petit has admitted that he is not happy about Arsenal’s transfer policy and says he was disappointed to see the Gunners only sign two players this summer. The Gunners were linked with a host of different players throughout the summer transfer window but the north London side only ended u...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 4:40 AM
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he will try again to bring Thomas Lemar to Arsenal in the future. The north London club were heavily linked with a move to sign the French midfielder from Monaco throughout the summer transfer window but a move for Lemar failed to materialise. Arsenal were thought...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 12:15 AM
Mesut Ozil has cast doubt over his Arsenal future beyond this season with a post on social media over the weekend. The Germany playmaker’s future at The Emirates was a source of speculation over the summer after he entered into the final 12 months of his contract at the north London club. Alexis...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 6:23 PM
Graeme Souness has claimed that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain chose to join Liverpool ahead of Chelsea because he didn’t want to play as a wing-back for the Premier League champions. The 24-year-old midfielder ended up sealing a transfer to Anfield on deadline day after Liverpool agreed a fee believed...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 9:45 AM
Santi Cazorla has been left out of Arsenal’s Premier League squad for the first part of the season. The Spanish midfielder has not featured for the north London side since last October after suffering an Achilles problem and requiring a number of operations to correct the problem. Cazorla has bee...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 9:00 AM
Arsene Wenger is quietly optimistic that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez could still sign contract extensions at Arsenal. The Gunners duo have both entered the final 12 months of their current deals with the north London club. Sanchez attracted plenty of interest in the summer transfer window from...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 8:45 AM
Trevor Sinclair believes Jurgen Klopp was the difference between Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain moving to Liverpool instead of staying at Arsenal. The England international completed a £40m move to Liverpool from their title rivals on transfer deadline day to become the club’s fourth summer signing. Oxl...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 8:30 AM
Arsenal needed three or four more signings to have a team capable of challenging for the Premier League title, Kevin Kilbane has claimed. The Gunners endured a largely frustrating summer transfer window despite making two additions to their squad for the 2017-18 season. Arsenal signed Alexandre L...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 8:00 AM
Arsene Wenger insists he respects Thomas Lemar’s decision to turn down a move to Arsenal. The Gunners made a last-ditch bid to sign the 21-year-old in a club-record £92m deal from Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco. The French side accepted the north London side’s mammoth offer but Lemar rejected the pr...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 7:45 AM
Gary Neville says Arsene Wenger must reassert his authority at Arsenal in the wake of their 4-0 thrashing by Liverpool. The Gunners were thoroughly outplayed as they suffered a thrashing at the hands of the Merseyside outfit at Anfield in their most recent Premier League game. That defeat followe...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 7:25 AM
Arsenal’s players have lost all respect for Arsene Wenger, according to former midfielder Paul Merson. The Gunners have endured a difficult start to the new Premier League season under the Frenchman and the north London side were thoroughly outplayed as they were beaten 4-0 by Liverpool at Anfiel...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 7:15 AM
Paul Merson believes that Arsenal should have made a transfer bid to try and sign Danny Drinkwater ahead of Chelsea. Drinkwater completed a late deadline day transfer to Stamford Bridge from Leicester City as Antonio Conte moved to bolster his midfield options ahead of his second season in charge...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 7:00 AM
Gary Neville has warned Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain that he has plenty of work to do if he is to break into the first team at Liverpool. The 24-year-old completed a transfer to Anfield from Arsenal on deadline day as the Gunners agreed to sell the midfielder to their Premier League rivals in a deal b...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 6:25 AM
Gary Neville says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain still has plenty to prove after completing his transfer to Liverpool from Arsenal on deadline day. The midfielder’s situation was a relentless source of speculation throughout the summer transfer window after he entered into the final 12 months of his con...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 6:10 AM
Thomas Lemar was right to turn down Arsenal’s offer to sign the France midfielder from AS Monaco, Stewart Robson has claimed. The Gunners were linked with the 21-year-old throughout the summer transfer window as Arsene Wenger looked to further improve his attacking options. However, the north Lon...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 5:50 AM
Alexis Sanchez won’t be giving his best in an Arsenal shirt this season with the World Cup on the horizon, according to ex-striker Stewart Robson. The Chile international failed to secure his £60m switch to Arsenal’s title rivals Manchester City in the summer transfer window. The Gunners failed t...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 5:30 AM
Arsene Wenger is adamant that Alexis Sanchez will remain 100 per cent committed to Arsenal. The Chile international’s future was a source of relentless debate in the summer transfer window after Sanchez entered the final 12 months of his contract. Sanchez was initially linked with a move to Bunde...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 4:53 AM
Gary Neville has warned Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain that on current form he would not get into Liverpool’s starting line-up. The 24-year-old midfielder completed his transfer to Anfield from Arsenal on deadline day as he became the Merseyside outfit’s fourth signing of the summer. Oxlade-Chamberlain...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 4:30 AM
Ryan Giggs has drawn comparisons between Marcus Rashford and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry. The teenager has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s most exciting young talents after breaking into the first team at Manchester United under Louis van Gaal. Rashford will be hoping to help...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 12:00 AM
Arsene Wenger has insisted that Alexis Sanchez was “not very close” to a transfer to Manchester City from Arsenal on deadline day. The Chile international was heavily linked with a move to The Etihad throughout the summer and the 28-year-old was thought to be close to a switch in the final hours...