Jorginho linked with Juventus & 2 more under-radar stories at Arsenal today
Ferdinand doesn't agree that Saliba is PL's best centre-backRio Ferdinand doesn't subscribe to the idea that Arsenal's William Saliba is currently the best centre-back in the Premier League.He said on his podcast: "John Stones is the best at the moment.
Arsenal eye move for Borussia Dortmund youngster & 3 more under-radar stories
Nketiah axed from England squadEddie Nketiah was excluded from England's 23-man squad to face Italy in a Euro 2024 qualifier against Italy by Gareth Southgate on Tuesday evening.Therefore, the Arsenal striker could still switch his international allegiance to Ghana despite featuring for the Three Lions in a friendly against Australia.
Ghana boss provides Thomas Partey fitness update after hooking him at half-time
Thomas Partey was subbed off after 45 minutes in Ghana's friendly against Mexico, raising concerns over his fitness among Arsenal fans.However, according to Ghana's head coach Chris Hughton, there is nothing to worry about.
Nketiah opens up on Arsenal stay & 2 more big stories you might've missed
Nketiah opens up on Arsenal stay'I’ve been an Arsenal fan all my life,' the striker said while also highlighting Mikel Arteta's role in persuading him to sign a new deal over the summer.Arsenal fly physio to check on ParteySimon Murphy is at Ghana's training camp in an attempt to help the midfielder stay fit for the Chelsea game.
'We would never say never': Ghana not giving up on Eddie Nketiah despite England friendly appearance
Eddie Nketiah has finally made his senior England debut, coming on as a substitute in a friendly game against Australia.However, until he makes an official appearance for the Three Lions, he will still be eligible to represent Ghana - although he would have to wait for another three years.
Arsenal fly physio to Ghana to look after Thomas Partey during international break
Arsenal are going the extra mile to keep tabs on some of their players during the international break, like Thomas Partey.According to Ghana Web, physiotherapist Simon Murphy was spotted at Ghana's training camp ahead of their friendlies against Mexico and the USA.
'No wonder Balogun became a yank': Arsenal fans react as Southgate refuses to play Eddie Nketiah
The first international break of the 2023/24 season is over and Arsenal players are now heading back.Eddie Nketiah, who was called up by Gareth Southgate, was an unused substitute for England against Ukraine and Scotland.
Mohammed Kudus transfer race: Chelsea 'ahead of' biggest competitor (reliability: 4 stars)
Mohamed Kudus is expected to end up in the Premier League this summer with several clubs interested.According to Ben Jacobs of GiveMeSport, Chelsea are currently leading the race to sign the 22-year-old attacking midfielder.
Mohamed Kudus latest: Chelsea 'lead the race', Arsenal still interested (reliability: 4 stars)
Chelsea are 'leading the race' for to sign Mohamed Kudus in the summer transfer window, according to the Independent.Arsenal remain interested in the Ajax winger but the package put together by the Blues for the 22-year-old is said to be 'more convincing'.
Thomas Partey out of Ghana squad with injury, Arsenal expect him back in London for tests
Thomas Partey missed Ghana's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Angola on Monday due to injury, it has been confirmed.The Black Stars' head coach Chris Houghton said: "Thomas, he has some small injury issues.
What was Partey's under-shirt message in Bournemouth game? Answered
"Rest well, Christian Atsu," Thomas Partey printed on his undershirt for the Bournemouth game.Some fans spotted that the Ghanaian wanted to show it already after scoring his goal; he apparently gave up on the idea as Arsenal were still behind.
Why Joao Felix might be nothing but a glorified stop-gap for Chelsea - explained through data
Joao Felix is set to be announced as Chelsea's newest signing in the coming days if not hours.The 23-year-old who was once considered among the biggest rising stars around the world became available to the Blues for a six-month loan for an €11m fee.
'I feel a bit sorry for him. He's been one of the greats': Daily Mail columnist reflects on Ronaldo's World Cup disaster
Speaking to the Daily Mail, the newspaper's football editor Ian Ladyman said: "Cristiano Ronaldo knows how to exit a stage. He left Manchester United in a blaze of angry soundbites.
Partey's commitment questioned & 2 more big Arsenal stories you might've missed
Partey's Ghana attitude slammedEx-Ghana international Sulley Muntari has criticised Thomas Partey's World Cup attitude, insisting that the midfielder is showing more commitment to Arsenal.Bookies back Arsenal to finish secondThe 2022/23 campaign gets underway later this month but the bookmakers at bet365 do not rate Arsenal as the favourites to win the Premier League.
Zinchenko missing as Arsenal lose to Watford & 2 more big stories you might've missed
Arsenal lose to Watford in mid-season friendly Oleksandr Zinchenko was conspicuously missing on Saturday when Arsenal were beaten 4-2 by Watford in a mid-season friendly. Marquinhos and Eddie Nketiah scored the goals for the Gunners.
'Traitor, snake and sell-out': Partey slammed for swapping shirts with Suarez
Thomas Partey has been branded a "traitor", "snake" and "sell-out" by furious Ghana fans after he was seen swapping shirts with Luis Suarez after Friday's World Cup clash."I feel this is sportsmanship but then still a betrayal," one fan wrote on social media, with another adding "This is treason man.
Risky plan Uruguay coach had in mind for Ronald Araujo revealed
According to Mundo Deportivo, Uruguay head coach Diego Alonso was planning to start Ronald Araujo against Brazil, had they reach the play-offs.A friendly with a local team was scheduled for Saturday, in which the centre-back was expected to take part.
Caught on camera: Luis Suarez in tears as Uruguay exits World Cup
Uruguay's 2-0 win against Ghana wasn't enough for La Celeste to qualify for the World Cup knockout round.Luis Suarez was visibly disheartened when he found out his national team won't make it to playoffs as South Korea scored a winner in the parallel game.
Luis Suarez branded as 'the devil himself' by Ghana reporter: what happened
Ahead of the Uruguay-Ghana clash in the World Cup group stage, one Ghanaian journalist reminded Luis Suarez that he is labelled as 'the devil himself' in the African country.Back in 2010, when the World Cup quarterfinals between the two teams were played, the Uruguayan blocked a header from Ghana player on the goal line and was sent off for handball.
Chelsea joins race for Ghana World Cup star Kudus — biggest rival named
Chelsea have now joined the race for Ghana World Cup star Mohammed Kudus, according to Fichajes (3 stars). What is clear is that Kudus has been immaculate for Ghana at the World Cup netting two goals in as many games for the Black Stars.
'We’ve tracked him for one year’: Barca director Cruyff opens up on interest in Ghana star Kudus
Speaking about Barcelona’s possible interest in signing Ghana midfielder Mohammed Kudus, Jordi Cruyff said: “We’ve been tracking Mohamed Kudus for more than one year.“We can’t say now that Barça want Kudus… but he’s attracting interest.
3 more Liverpool players progress to Round of 16 at World Cup & 2 other big stories you might've missed
3 more Liverpool players progress to Round of 16 at World CupJordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold featured in England's 3-0 win over Wales, while Virgil van Dijk played 90 minutes in the Nether;ands' 2-0 win over Qatar.Liverpool linked with KudusDutch reporter Mike Verweij claims that Liverpool could rival Everton for the signing of the Ajax winger who shines for Ghana.
'I swear on my children's lives': What Ronaldo said about personal achievements before the World Cup
Speaking to the media before the World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo said: "As I've said before, and it may seem a little vain, I don't chase after records, they chase after me."In the last few years I've beaten record after record.
'Top players don't do that': Graeme Souness and Roy Keane agree on Bruno Fernandes assessment
Speaking on ITV, Graeme Souness said: "Bruno Fernandes has got the abilities you need, has the right attitude when it comes to apologising to supporters when he doesn't do well and being brave enough to get in front of the camera. It's admirable.