Gareth Bale Completes Stunning Year-Long Loan Move Back To Tottenham After Being Frozen Out At Real Madrid

Returnee Gareth Bale unveiled by Tottenham To wear No. 9 shirt Won’t make debut until late October after medical uncovered knee injury Tottenham have confirmed the return of Gareth Bale on a season long loan from Real Madrid and have handed him the number nine shirt. However, supporters will have to wait until after the next international break for his Tottenham debut after his medical uncovered a knee injury. Tottenham had anticipated that having barely played Bale would require more time initially to undergo a personal training programme to prepare…

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Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas Believes Arsenal Are Reluctant To Meet Houssem Aouar’s Asking Price With Ligue 1 Side Demanding £44m For The French Midfield Star

Midfielder Houssem Aouar wanted by Arsenal Houssem Aouar was key in Lyon reaching the Champions League semi-finals Lyon are also aware they have one of Europe’s hottest properties at the club But Jean-Michel Aulas claims Arsenal are unwilling or unable to pay the £44m Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is said to admire midfielders Aouar and Thomas Partey Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has claimed Arsenal are unwilling or unable to meet their valuation of Houssem Aouar. The French midfielder played a pivotal role in Lyon’s run to the Champions League semi-finals…

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Andrea Pirlo At Juve, Arteta At Arsenal & Lampard At Chelsea: Why So Many Top Clubs Are Going With Former Stars

Some former players who are now managers at their different clubs from left: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer of Man United, Mikel Arteta (Arsenal), Andrea Pirlo (Juventus), Frank Lampard (Chelsea) and Zinedine Zidane of Real Madrid By Tor-Kristian Karlsen On Sunday, Andrea Pirlo leads Juventus for the first time at home against Sampdoria. Early last month, the 2006 World Cup winner, and one of the most iconic players of his generation with a glittering career at AC Milan and Juventus, was surprisingly named as Maurizio Sarri’s successor. This being Italy, qualifications, experience and coaching…

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Former IAAF Head Lamine Diack Found Guilty Of Corruption, Jailed

Lamine Diack, the ex-head of athletics’ governing body, has been jailed after being found guilty of corruption. The Senegalese, 87, faced corruption and money-laundering charges linked to the Russian doping scandal. Diack was convicted of accepting bribes from athletes suspected of doping to cover up test results and letting them continue competing, including in the 2012 London Olympics. He was sentenced to four years in prison, two of them suspended. Diack’s lawyers said he would be appealing against the judgement, which they called “unfair and inhumane”. Diack, who was also…

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Coronavirus Pandemic’s Negative Impact On Global Football Over $14billion

The world football governing body FIFA has said that the impact of the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is likely to cost club football 14 billion dollars, which is about N5.4 trillion this year worldwide. Olli Rehn, who heads the FIFA committee set up to tackle the effects of the pandemic, said the cost is around one third of its value. The made the disclosure on Wednesday. He added that FIFA, along with financial consultants, had estimated the club game to be worth between 40 billion dollars and 45 billion dollars…

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Captain Fantastic Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Signs New £350,000-Per-Week Arsenal Contract

“…I want to live a legacy. This is where I belong. This is my family…,’ these were the words of Arsenal captain and hitman, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who has signed a new contract keeping him in the club till 2023. It is a bumper new Arsenal contract in what is a major boost for manager Mikel Arteta and his rebuilding project after Unai Emery were leading Arsenal to relegation direction before he was eventually sacked. The 31-year-old Aubameyang has signed terms until 2023 worth an initial £250,000-a-week but bonuses included in…

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Leeds Unlucky At Anfield As Mohamed Salah’s Hat-Trick Gives Liverpool Victory

Leeds fought hard as the came back to the game three times Unlucky to have lost 4 – 3 in the 11th hour of the game Liverpool manager, Klop was left shouting wow! at the end of the game  Welcome to English Premier League (EPL)! That is the best way to describe the baptism of fire Leeds United received when the visited Anfield at their return to the big league after so many years in relegation. They have been away for 16 years. But Leeds United was very impressive because…

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2020/2012 EPL Opener, Arsenal New Signings Gabriel, Willian Shine As Arsenal Beat Fulham 3 – 0

Arsenal players mob Gabriel after he scored debut goal for the Gunners Arsenal newcomers, Gabriel Magalhaes and Willian impressed as Arsenal blew away newly promoted Fulham in the opening game of the 2020/2021 English Premier League season, which kickstarted on Saturday September 12, 2020. The dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19), which altered last season by stretching its conclusion when the games were suspended during the lockdown forced the new season to start in September with an opening game between Arsenal and Fullham. Former Chelsea winger Willian had a hand in all three goals…

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Arsenal ‘Set To Sell Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez To Aston Villa For £15m

Gunners first choice goalkeeper, Bernd Leno (left) and Martinez  Arsenal have reportedly decided to sell goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez to Aston Villa. According to The Independent, Villa are set to make an improvement on their initial offer of £15million for Martinez. The 28-year-old seized his opportunity when Bernd Leno was injured towards the end of last season and helped Arsenal to win the FA Cup. However, Martinez wanted guarantees that he would play regularly for Arsenal this season and reportedly turned down the offer of a new contract from the Gunners.…

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Mikel Arteta Makes Late U-Turn On The Future Of Defender Rob Holding

Pulls plug on Newcastle loan deal With defender impressing Arsenal Boss Mikel Arteta has had second thoughts about allowing Rob Holding to leave Newcastle wanted to borrow Holding and add him to their influx of new faces The two clubs held talks with Arsenal manager Arteta prepared to let him go However, Holding has taken his chance to impress Arteta and may now stay Mikel Arteta has had second thoughts about allowing Rob Holding to leave Arsenal on loan this season. Newcastle wanted to borrow Holding and add him to…

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