Arsene Wenger: No Plans For Henry Deal

Manager Arsene Wenger maintains he has given no thought to trying to bring Thierry Henry back on a short-term loan deal in January. The Gunners legend, 34, is currently training at London Colney to keep up his fitness levels following New York Red Bulls’ exit from the Major League Soccer Cup at the hands of David Beckham’s Los Angeles Galaxy. Henry was an integral part of Wenger’s ‘Invincibles’ squad of…

November 18, 2011
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Zinedine Zidane: Mourinho Is Very Happy At Madrid

Real Madrid director of football Zinedine Zidane has quashed rumours linking coach Jose Mourinho with a move to Paris St Germain (PSG). Reports have suggested that the Portuguese tactician could be lured to France by PSG’s wealthy owners. However, Zidane insists Real expect Mourinho to remain at the Bernabeu for ‘many years’ to come as they look to overhaul bitter rival Barcelona’s current domination of European football. “Mourinho to PSG…

October 8, 2011
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Redknapp: I would welcome David Beckham With Open Arms

Harry Redknapp says former England captain David Beckham would be welcome back at Tottenham with “open arms”. Beckham trained with Spurs at the start of this year during the Major League Soccer off-season and continues to be linked with a return to the Premier League. The 36-year-old’s contract with Los Angeles Galaxy expires in November and Beckham has yet to decide on his future after previously revealing he feels he…

September 9, 2011
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Nigel De Jong Warns Balotelli

Manchester City midfielder Nigel de Jong has warned team-mate Mario Balotelli not to waste his talent, after he was substituted after attempting a trick shot in the club’s friendly against L.A. Galaxy. Balotelli, 20, sparked a verbal clash with manager Roberto Mancini, who hauled the striker off a few minutes after the incident and displayed his anger on the bench. De Jong, who was particularly demonstrative in his remonstrations with…

July 26, 2011
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Sir Alex Ferguson: Javier Will Mature And Get Better

Sir Alex Ferguson has backed Javier Hernandez to eclipse last season’s 20-goal haul for Manchester United. The popular Mexican was due to link up with his team-mates in New York overnight ahead of Wednesday’s encounter with the MLS All-Stars at Red Bull Arena. A capacity crowd was already expected but such has been the clamour for Hernandez on this trip, his presence will ensure an even greater frenzy than would…

July 25, 2011
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Mario Balotelli Substituted For Not Taking Friendly Seriously

Mario Balotelli’s remarkable talent for finding new ways to embroil himself in controversy resurfaced on Manchester City’s pre-season trip to Los Angeles when the Italian was substituted in disgrace only 30 minutes into a friendly against LA Galaxy. Balotelli then became involved in a touchline row with his manager, Roberto Mancini, and angrily threw a water bottle on to the pitch after taking his seat among the substitutes. The striker…

July 25, 2011
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