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newsfootball2 months ago

Reports | Arsenal ‘at odds with players over wage cut’ amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Arsenal are struggling to reach an agreement over wage cuts with reports indicating that their players want a wage deferral instead. The North London side have one of the largest wage bills in the English top tier after offering large contracts to their top stars over the last few years.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Arsenal sign Southampton’s Cedric Soares on loan

Arsenal have signed Southampton full-back Cedric Soares on loan until the end of the season, with the Portuguese star becoming the club’s second new addition. The 28-year-old joins Flamengo center-back Pablo Mari as the club’s January additions with them reportedly not looking at any more additions.
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newsfootball8 months ago

I have full confidence in Granit Xhaka as captain, admits Unai Emery

Unai Emery insists that he has supreme confidence in club captain Granit Xhaka and the rest of Arsenal squad as the club aims for a Champions League spot finish this season. Granit Xhaka was recently announced as the Gunners captain as he is one of the senior-most members in the squad.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Hector Bellerin will not play against Manchester United, confirms Unai Emery

Unai Emery has revealed that Hector Bellerin will not play against Manchester United next weekend, despite the Spaniard’s impressive performance in the EFL Cup. The 24-year-old made his 2019/20 season debut, after tearing his ACL eight months ago, playing alongside Rob Holding and Kieran Tierney.
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newsfootball8 months ago

It felt too great to wear the captain’s armband, says Rob Holding

After more than nine months out with a knee injury, Arsenal star Rob Holding has admitted that it felt great to play his first senior game of the season with the armband on. The defender walked onto the field as vice-captain and was handed the armband once Mesut Ozil walked off the field.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Presser Watch | Mauricio Pochettino, Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola speak ahead of Gameweek 5

After a two week long international break, the Premier League is back and with it all the drama that the managers bring to it. It should be a cracking weekend, and the managers are out in full-flow for the pre-match press-conferences, so read everything they had to say, plus much more.
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