Arsenal Want to Compete with the Best

Arsenal Want to Compete with the Best

Arsene Wenger has revealed that the prestige of playing in the Champions League is more rewarding than the financial gain it brings. The Gunners are set to face Besiktas in the qualifying rounds of the tournament, as they failed to finish in the automatic qualification places in the league last season. Arsenal have signed former Barcelona and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, and many expect a huge push for silverware this year. "Financially it's a big game, but we want to …
Van Gaal to Bide Time Over Signings

Van Gaal to Bide Time Over Signings

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has announced he will not rush into transfers for the sake of it. The Dutch coach has implemented a 3-4-1-2 formation in his brief time at the club, similar to what brought him a 3rd place finish with the Netherlands in the World Cup. "I have to choose this system" he said. "I don't buy players for buying players. I buy players to improve my selection." While the formation may exploit the potential of …
Wilshere To Be Given Midfield General Role

Wilshere To Be Given Midfield General Role

Arsene Wenger is set to hand England international Jack Wilshere the central midfield holding role at the Emirates next year if deals for other midfield targets fail to materialise. The Arsenal coach has been linked with many top international midfielders such as Lars Bender, Morgan Schneiderlin, and Real Madrid's Sami Khedira. While touted as one of the future stars of English football, Wilshere has failed to develop at the rate in which people expected. Not only has he suffered from …
Vorm On His Way To Spurs

Vorm On His Way To Spurs

Swansea goalkeeper, Michel Vorm, is en route to White Hart Lane having agreed personal terms with the North London club. The Dutchman has spent three seasons in the Premier League having been signed by Brendan Rodgers, now managing Liverpool. Another Swansea player who appears to have traded Wales for the England capital is left back Ben Davies. Although yet to be officially announced, pictures leaked across social media show the young Welshman in training with Tottenham. Mauricio Pochettino is busy …
Man United Reveal Monster Adidas Deal

Man United Reveal Monster Adidas Deal

Manchester United have today revealed a monster kit deal with German powerhouses, Adidas, with which the 20 time league champions will earn £750 million over ten years. This development comes after Nike ended their long term relationship with United, ultimately concluding at the end of the 2014/15 season, but this huge deal will allow United a drastic amount of funds coupled with their sponsorship deals with Chevrolet and DHL. Adidas Chief Executive, Herbert Hainer, said that the sports brand "expect …
Courtois Will Return To Chelsea

Courtois Will Return To Chelsea

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has stated that Belgian international goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, will return to Stamford Bridge following the World Cup. The 22-year old has been at Atletico Madrid the previous three seasons, and helped them to their first La Liga title since 1996.  "When the World Cup is over, Courtois will come straight back to Stamford Bridge - end of story," said the Portuguese coach. Should Courtois be brought back permanently it will no doubt raise question marks over the …
Draxler Turned Down Arsenal Move

Draxler Turned Down Arsenal Move

German youngster Julian Draxler has revealed he turned down a move to Premier League outfit Arsenal in January in favour of staying in the Bundelsiga with Schalke 04. Draxler, who recently signed a new five year contract in May, has said he will stay one more season with the German side, with rumours of Bayern Munich being in for the midfielder. "In January, there was the offer of Arsenal, but I decided to stay. "I will do the same this …
Suarez Yet to Prove Greatness says Hodgson

Suarez Yet to Prove Greatness says Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson believes Luis Suarez is yet to prove his greatness, despite being one of the best forwards in world football. England and Uruguay face in the World Cup group stage this Thursday, and both sides will be looking to get their first win of the tournament having lost to Costa Rica and Italy, respectively. The 27 year old striker was unable to partake in his side's shock 3-1 defeat to Costa Rica following surgery on his knee. …
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