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newsfootball8 days ago

Reports | FIFA to stage global summit to reach consensus for new international match calendar

According to Sky Sports, FIFA are set to stage a global summit at the end of 2021 with them looking to reach a widespread consensus in order to get their plans for a new international match calendar approved. Football’s governing body has plans for a biennial World Cup but it has been opposed.
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newsfootball10 days ago

Input from coaches of men’s national teams are essential, claims Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that England boss Gareth Southgate and other men’s national team head coaches are set to discuss the future of men's international football with him. This comes in light of the fact that FIFA are planning on changing the calendar post 2024 with biennial World Cups.
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newsfootballa month ago

We are in different moment in our history as every club goes through patches, reveals Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta believes that Arsenal are going through a difficult moment in their history but admitted that they will get through it and become even better in the future. The Spaniard also praised Arsene Wenger and the job the Frenchman did to build the foundations for the future of the team.
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newsfootballa month ago

FIFA’s proposals would lead to direct and destructive impact on club game, proclaims ECA

In a statement, the European Club Association (ECA) have confessed that FIFA’s proposals to change the International Match Calendar (IMC) would have a destructive impact on club football. This comes in light of FIFA’s plans to ratify a World Cup every two year while reducing international breaks.
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newsfootballa month ago

Arsenal are in massive transition with Arsene Wenger's void yet to be filled, proclaims Per Mertesacker

Per Mertesacker, the head of the Arsenal’s youth academy, has revealed that he believes the club are in a massive transition and while everyone wants the quick fix, the long term development route is the way. The German also added that he trusts Mikel Arteta and hopes he gets the time he needs.
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newsfootballa month ago

There is potential in this Arsenal side and they will recover, states Arsene Wenger

Arsenal legend Arsene Wenger believes that there is scope for the Gunners to reverse their misfortunes after their abysmal start to the season. Arteta's side lost the opening three league games of their campaign without scoring a goal but finally won in the league as they beat Norwich 1-0.
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newsfootball2 months ago

New World Cup format is against the basic principles of football, insists Aleksander Ceferin

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has warned that a potential European boycott of the World Cup could materialize if FIFA plans to conduct the tournament every two years. Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been pushing for major reform in his role as FIFA's chief of football development.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Think Mikel Arteta is right man to take Arsenal forward, admits Santi Cazorla

Former Arsenal star Santi Cazorla believes that Mikel Arteta is the right man to manage the club going forward and added that the Spanish boss can achieve big things with the side. The North London giants have struggled for form and consistency this season with them 9th on the league table.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Believe that we have to re-organise completely the football calendar, proclaims Arsene Wenger

FIFA's chief of global football development Arsene Wenger has revealed that he believes the entire footballing calendar needs to be re-organised from league seasons to World Cups. Wenger also added that the World Cup should be held every two years in order to make it more competitive.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Mesut Ozil needs warm environment to thrive and will get that in Turkey, claims Arsene Wenger

In light of Mesut Ozil’s impending move to Fenerbache, Arsene Wenger believes that the German playmaker will find the right environment he needs to thrive in Turkey. The 32-year-old has reportedly come to an agreement with Arsenal and is set to leave the club as a free-transfer soon.
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