Thierry Henry’s Monaco Homecoming

Henry manager of Manco

“Not all reunions have happy endings” a statement so profound in paranoia and scattered with a soupcon of hope. Having flirted with the idea of managing at the highest level after an illustrious footballing career, the former Arsenal and French national team record goal scorer is going back where it all began as a professional footballer. This time however, it won’t necessarily feel like a déjà vu, obviously because the footballing roles have changed from an outfield player who takes instructions to perform on the pitch to a head coach who leads and directs footballers to achieve positive results. Thierry Henry is now officially the manager of the principality governed football club, AFC Monaco and as such is about to

Top 6 Arsenal Wonderkids with the Most Potential

top Arsenal youth players

The Gunners have always had a great academy of graduates coming through and there are just so many talented youngsters to pick from! We had the tough choice of narrowing down our selection to the top five prospects we think will have a bright future at Arsenal. Reiss Nelson If you have played Football Manager 2017, you'll know that Nelson is an absolute god and he's already hot property in real life. He's made three league appearances and was sent out on loan this season to 1899 Hoffenheim to get more game time. It won't be long before he's terrorizing Premier League fullbacks every weekend. He can play anywhere on the wing and through the middle as an attacking midfielder. Nelson

Lucas Torreira – Why He Will be an Important Player This Season!

Lucas Torreira Arsenal

Anyone who followed the Serie A last season will know Arsenals acquisition of Lucas Torreira is an astute piece of business. He impressed at the World Cup despite not starting the earlier games but the young midfielder excelled in Óscar Tabárez's diamond formation, especially in the 2-1 win over Portugal. Torreira was central last season to Sampdoria's unexpectedly good performance in Serie A. Sampdoria lined up as a 4-3-1-2, with an attacking midfielder in the hole behind two strikers and a midfield three behind him, in which Torreira took the central berth. His job was largely to screen the back four, negate the opposition's attacking midfield and link play between the defence and the players further up the pitch. In transition, Torreira and

Arsenal Invincibles Squad – Where Are They Now?

Arsenal Invincibles 2003

In the 2003/2004 Arsenal completed a sensational unbeaten season as they easily won the Premier League, a feat that has never been matched in the English top flight since. The final game of the season was a 2-1 win over Leicester City so let's look at who started for Arsenal that day and where they are now! Arsenal Invincibles Line-up Jens Lehmann  This was the Germans first season in North London, arriving from Borussia Dortmund to replace David Seaman who transferred to Man City, way back when they were terrible. Lehmann played in all 38 Premier League games in his first season and would spend five seasons at the club. Lehman then returned to Germany with Stuttgart, where he retired before a brief

Injury Update: Arsenal Receive Massive Boost on Sanchez’s injury

Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal have reportedly been given an injury scare as they receive news about Alexis Sanchez's health, the Chilean picked up an injury while on international duty in a match against Paraguay. Luckily for the Gunners, the problem is not as serious as it was proved to be, Arsene Wenger will be preparing to welcome back the Chilean International to the squad later this week, as they will be playing against AFC Bournemouth on Saturday. Sanchez, is said to be a doubt for Chile next match Bolivia on Tuesday, although the Medical staff are hoping on the forward to push through his pain barriers in other to continue his international duty. It was brought to notice by freelance injury analyst Ben Dinnery on his

BBC Journalist Confirms Arsenal are Close to Signing Lacazette

Arsenal are “close to completing” a deal to make Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette their record signing according to a reliable journalist.  BBC Sport reporter David Ornstein claimed on his personal Twitter account on Saturday that the French striker will undergo a medical with the Gunners once a transfer fee has been agreed. Arsenal close to completing Lacazette deal. Final fee almost agreed & he’ll then have medical & finalise terms to become #AFC record signing — David Ornstein (@bbcsport_david) July 1, 2017 A record fee understood to be over €50 million has been quoted. Lyon president also tweeted on Sunday that a fee has not been agreed “yet” which might signify that an offer is on the table it’s just a matter of time. Lacazette has consistently