Despite spending a club record £42.4m fee on the 25-year-old, could Wenger let the German playmaker leave the Gunners after only one year with the north London side?
German playmaker Mesut Ozil, who has come under much criticism due to a run of below-par performances, is being linked with an Arsenal exit.
After moving to London only a year back on the summer transfer window deadline day, signing for a club record fee of £42.4m from La Liga giants Real Madrid, the player has been unable to recapture his form from his Santiago Bernabeu days.
Known... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester City, after a blistering start, have slowed down in the Premier League. Can they beat a stubborn Hull City side this weekend? Here is where to watch the defending champions in the Premier League.
Manchester City started off the season strongly with two wins. Their start promised that there was much more fun to come for their fans. However, City seem to have lost their way ever so slightly although among their previous four opponents, three were giants of the game in Arsenal, Bayern München and Chelsea FC. In the 2-2 draw against Arsenal, City never really managed to get going. They took... Read the rest of the article »
The Bundesliga's most famous derby is set to take place this weekend in the Arena Auf Schalke; both teams will be hoping that troubles off the pitch will not interfere with the match itself. Here is where to watch the biggest derby in the Bundesliga.
The Revierderby, also known as the Ruhr Derby, is set to light up the Bundesliga on Saturday. The football on show is set to be exciting; however, the quality of the derby itself might be poorer compared to recent seasons simply because of the injuries on both sides. Dortmund's results have suffered recently as has Schalke's. Both Jürgen Klopp and Jens Keller are aware that their opposite sides... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester United vs West Ham will be featured on the 28th of November as the Red Devils welcome the Hammers to the Old Trafford in desperate need of all three points.
Despite having spent a record amount of sum on new recruits, Man United continue to struggle this season having picked up three points only on one of the five occasions this campaign. Van Gaal's side was embarrassed during their last outing as they suffered a 5-3 defeat at the hands of newly promoted side Leicester City.
Robin Van Persie and Di Maria gave the Red Devils an early advantage... Read the rest of the article »
Liverpool vs Everton will be a blockbuster fixture as the two Merseyside outfits go head to head at Anfield on Saturday, the 28th of November.
The fixture yielded 10 goals last season as Liverpool and Everton seeked supremacy at the expense of one another. The first encounter was a real nail biter which ultimately ended in a 3-3 draw at the Goodison Park, however Liverpool had the upper hand during the return leg as they demolished their fierce rivals defeating them by a 4-0 score line.
However Liverpool have failed to transfer... Read the rest of the article »
Fueled by the rivalry between their coaches, Santos and America face each other on September 26,2014 in Matchday 10 of the Apertura 2014 tournament
One of the most exciting matches this week in Liga MX is, without a doubt, the one that faces Santos and Club America. This week's matchup will have several ingredients that will make it more interesting for the team's fans, media and all around football fans.
On the first time America and Santos met this year, Las Aguilas started with a bang, earning an early advantage of 2-0, but Santos rallied... Read the rest of the article »
Among other collectibles, the Dutch international claims to have the 2013 UEFA Champions League matchball, in which he scored the winning goal for Bayern Munich.
Bayern Munich's Dutch star Arjen Robben confessed today he would absolutely love to build a private museum with memorabilia he's collected throughout his career. The former Chelsea and Real Madrid player told in an interview that the idea will blossom once he and his wife find their definitive home:
"When my wife and me finally settle down, when my career is over, I would like to gather... Read the rest of the article »
The former centerback is being accused of forging checks paid to players during his administration as River Plate's president.
Former River Plate's president, player and legend Daniel Passarella, may end up serving jail time on the charge of fraud, according to the club's legal advisor, Ignacio Villarroel.
River Plate's owners partnership unanimously voted in favor of bringing Passarella to justice, after his stint as Club's president, citing a number of "irregularities" in "El Kaiser's" administration.
"We... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese coach said Pellegrini is not "a man of his word", accusing him of excessively criticizing last Sunday's referee, Mark Clattenburg.
One more time, Jose Mourinho blasted coach Manuel Pellegrini. Following last Sunday's meeting between their two sides, this time "The Special One" criticized his colleague for complaining about Mark Clattenburg's performance. Furthermore, Pellegrini enraged Mourinho after criticizing Chelsea's playing style, saying The Blues played "like a small team" against The Citizens. Today... Read the rest of the article »
The swiss executive will only have one opponent in this election. If he succeeds, he will have been heading FIFA for 21 years.
Weeks after expressing his intention of running for another term as FIFA's top man, Joseph Blatter stated today he will be presenting his candidacy to rule football for the next four years. Blatter respected the proper dates to make the announcement, and explained why he will try to head football one more time:
"I have accepted requests from several football federations to present my candidacy... Read the rest of the article »
There have been three goals in total scored between these two sides in Lisbon over their last five meetings. Watch this Portuguese Clássico live on Friday, September 26, 2014.
A clássico is always a very heated affair, and on Friday evening in Lisbon, things will be no different when Sporting CP and FC Porto take the field at the Estádio Alvalade.
Both these two Portuguese giants have a long and memorable history, but at the moment, just two points separate them in the league standings. This will be a match that neither will want to lose, yet given the... Read the rest of the article »
The Liga duo are reportedly keen on the Manchester United star, who is set to sit down with his coach to discuss his situation at the club.
According to reports, the arrival of Radamel Falcao could push one of Manchester United's attackers towards the exit door.
Approximately a fortnight ago, Robin Van Persie was linked with a surprise move to Spain, with 10-time Champions League winners Real Madrid allegedly considering making a £20 million move for the Dutch international in January.
And now new reports have emerged... Read the rest of the article »
According to reports, the German star has become unsettled at Dortmund--something that will worry the club's fans but excite Premier League followers.
Certainly, this is not something that will please Borussia Dortmund supporters.
In the past two summers die Schwarzgelben have lost two of their stars--Mario Gotze in 2013 and then Robert Lewandowski in 2014--both to bitter Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich.
However, the 2013 Champions League finalists and last season's league runners-up have still, for now, been able to hold onto the last... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian striker shared his new look on Instagram. Balotelli wishes to end his current no-goal streak with this new look.
Being as extravagant as always, Mario Balotelli revealed his new look for Saturday's match against Everton. The Italian striker posted a multi-angle picture of his new haircut, with the "Liver Bird" being a crucial part of his new style.
The 24-year old striker has sported a variety of weird-looking haircuts during his career, and this will surely become one of those. The Italian arrived... Read the rest of the article »
Zaragoza needed to win against Levante to avoid relegation. Both clubs have claimed their innocence regarding all accusations.
Zaragoza and Levante may be facing problems off the pitch because of a match held three years ago. A Spanish prosecutor summoned 20 unrevealed players regarding the possible match-fixing of the two teams back in 2011.
Zaragoza needed a victory to keep playing in La Liga, while Levante had avoided relegation a few weeks earlier. Los Maños won the match 2-1 with goals by Atletico... Read the rest of the article »
This is the first time the campaign will focus on men, since for the last seven years the focus was to prevent breast cancer.
For the eighth year in a row, the Mexican Football Federation (FEMEXFUT) launched its cancer awareness campaign. The main shift from the last seven years is that, for the first time, this campaign will create awareness among male fans. Liga MX's President Decio de Maria
"We feel very proud to announce that for the eighth year in a row, we will have a cancer awareness campaign. We... Read the rest of the article »
El subcampeón Pachuca tiene un partido clave para alcanzar un lugar en la liguilla ante una escuadra con circunstancias similares, los Tigres de la UANL que viven la presión de sus aficionados que exigen un título más a sus vitrinas, este sábado 27 de septiembre a las 9PM/8C/6PT por Telemundo, cadena oficial de los juegos como local de los clubes Pachuca y León
Deportes Telemundo presenta el encuentro entre Pachuca y los Tigres de la U.A.N.L. correspondiente a la jornada 10 del Torneo Apertura 2014 de la Liga MX, en vivo desde el estadio Hidalgo, este sábado 27 de septiembre a las 9PM/8C/6PT por Telemundo. Ambas escuadras han tenido similares desempeños durante 9 fechas por lo que a partir de ahora cada minuto de cada partido será decisivo... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan player, banned from any official match until October 26, scored his first goal against the U-19 Indonesian team
Luis Suarez, still banned from every official game with his club and his National Team, scored yesterday his first goal as a Barcelona player. The Uruguayan played with Barcelona's B squad against the U-19 Indonesian team, scoring two goals in the match.
The first goal of the game was scored by one of Barcelona's recent transfers, Belgian Thomas Vermaelen,who also took part of the game. Suarez... Read the rest of the article »
The match is key for runner-up Pachuca’s chances of securing a place in the playoffs. Tigres de la U.A.N.L. are in a similar predicament, with pressure from their fans to add one more title to their collection. The two face off this Saturday, September 27th at 9PM/8C/6PT on Telemundo, the official network of Pachuca and León home games.
Deportes Telemundo presents the Week 10 match-up of the Liga MX Torneo Apertura 2014 with Pachuca vs. Tigres de la U.A.N.L., live from Hidalgo Stadium, this Saturday, September 27th at 9PM/8C/6PT on Telemundo. The two teams have a similar record in the first 9 weeks of play, making every minute of their upcoming games critical for their chances of securing a place in the playoffs. Award-winning sportscaster... Read the rest of the article »
The love story between Manchester United fans and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has taken another crazy twist. There’s a new campaign to bring CR7 back to Old Trafford.
“United Reel”, a global Manchester United Supporters Club, is fancying its chances of tempting Ronaldo to end his Real Madrid career sooner rather than later.
One too many times, the 29-year-old Portuguese superstar has seduced Red Devil fans by saying that he has not closed doors to an Old Trafford return. In his most recent interview concerning his career, however, Ronaldo insisted... Read the rest of the article »