Alexandre Lacazette delivers verdict on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

The writing looked to be on the wall for Alexandre Lacazette when Arsene Wenger shelled out £57.5million to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for Arsenal in January. Lacazette had scored just eight Premier League goals in the first half of the season and one in 12 in all competitions in the weeks which preceded Aubameyang’s arrival from Borussia Dortmund. It appeared the […]

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Vinny Steele set for Burnley with Clarets free to hold talks

Burnley are set to complete a move for York City starlet Vinny Steele this week. The Clarets are free to open personal negotiations with Steele on Wednesday and are hopeful that a move can be completed by the end of the week. Steele, still just 16, moved to York from Darlington in February and has told the club of his […]

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Wolves make striker move as Nuno eyes Andre Silva reunion

Wolves have enquired about the status of AC Milan striker Andre Silva. The Portugal international striker has struggled to hit the heights expected at San Siro since his arrival last summer for £32million. The 22-year-old scored just twice in Serie A last season, but did manage eight in 14 games in the Europa League. He joined the Rossoneri after a […]

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Ian Wright slams ’embarrassing’ Arsenal over managerial pursuit

Ian Wright last night branded Arsenal’s managerial pursuit “embarrassing” after they got cold feet on Mikel Arteta to appoint Unai Emery. Former Arsenal captain Arteta, 36, had been in pole position to get the job until the club’s hierarchy went for ex-Sevilla boss Emery at the 11th hour. It was a major surprise as Arsenal now expect to announce Emery […]

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Everything you need to know about Emery with Spaniard primed to join Arsenal

Unai Emery is now all but set to take over from Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. The Gunners appear to have got cold feet in the process of pursuing Mikel Arteta. With the former Paris Saint-Germain boss a more experienced appointment and seemingly willing to work under the new structure at the Emirates. Despite Champions League heartache with PSG, Emery finished […]

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Arsenal tracking two of Europe’s most sought after players to revamp midfield

Arsenal are in the hunt for not one, but two of Europe’s most sought after players. They remain hot on the heels of Nice’s highly-rated Jean-Michael Seri, with Gunners’s head of football relations, Raul Sanllehi in constant contact with the Ivorian. The 26-year-old has already been interesting Manchester United and Chelsea but would have more chance of being a regular […]

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Top club fined after young kids make Nazi salute and show off swastika at final

Levski Sofia have been fined after a child made a Nazi salute and another showed a swastika on his bare chest during the Bulgarian cup final last week. The images of the shirtless young boys standing on the athletics track at the Vasil Levski national stadium caused a public outcry after being posted online. The children appeared to be well […]

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Patrice Evra refuses to apologise for Marseille fan kung-fu kick

Patrice Evra has backed his former club Marseille to win tomorrow’s Europa League final – but refused to apologise to the fan he kicked in the head before a group game in November. The former Manchester United captain was sacked and banned from European football for the rest of the season after his outrageous kung-fu style attack before the game […]

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Conte says Chelsea ‘have no chance’ in FA Cup final if Newcastle mess repeated

Antonio Conte has warned Chelsea “don’t have a chance” against Manchester United in the FA Cup final unless they “change.” Chelsea missed out on the top four and Champions League qualification as they were crushed by Newcastle. A double from Ayoze Perez and one from Dwight Gayle clinched a top ten finish for the Geordies and left Chelsea in tatters […]

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