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Transfer news LIVE updates: Alexis Sanchez to Man Utd; Arsenal star to sign new contract

Transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest gossip and rumours involving Europe’s top clubs Thursday 18 January Sturridge to Inter 17:30: Bookmakers Coral have slashed the odds further on Daniel Sturridge to join Inter Milan this transfer window to 1-4, having been 4-6 yesterday. Inter Milan and Sevilla have expressed their interest about a possible loan deal for the England international. But Coral think Inter will seal the deal later this month. “The money continues to pour in for Daniel Sturridge to join Inter Milan and punters are convinced that…

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Arsene Wenger on quitting Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez and transfer policy in defiant blast

Wenger has a contract at Arsenal until the end of next season but this term has been one of his most testing since joining the club in 1996. The Gunners sit sixth in the Premier League table, are already out of the title race and are set to lose Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United. Mesut Ozil and Jack Wilshere are also out of contract in the summer. A section of Arsenal fans are calling for Wenger. But the Frenchman insisted he will not quit in a defiant speech during his…

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Alan Shearer lets rip at Arsenal in MOTD rant… but spares one player from brutal verdict

Arsenal are now eight points adrift ot the top four after they let a lead slip to go down 2-1 to the Cherries on Sunday. Only Jack Wilshere escaped Shearer’s verdict with the pundit dubbing it one of the worst Arsenal displays ever. He said: “Arsene Wenger didn’t watch the same game we were watching. That’s as poor a performance from an Arsenal team with the ball, and without the ball, that I’ve seen for a long time. “Everything we described Liverpool as having – energy and desire – there…

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Alexis Sanchez: Jamie Redknapp makes big Man Utd claim ahead of Arsenal exit

Sanchez is set to join either Manchester City or Manchester United this month. The Chilean’s contract is up in the summer and Arsenal are keen to recoup some money for him rather than letting him go for free at the end of the season. Redknapp is baffled as to why Arsenal’s management have allowed it to get to this situation, with Mesut Ozil and Jack Wilshere also seeing their deals coming to an end. He says he feels sorry for Arsenal fans who will have to soon watch Sanchez play…

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Alexis Sanchez: Is this the clue transfer decision is close as Man Utd and Man City wait?

Sanchez is expected to leave Arsenal in January if manager Arsene Wenger is able to find a replacement before deadline day. If no replacement is found, Arsenal face selling Sanchez to either Manchester United and Manchester City or forcing him to stay until the end of his contract and losing him on a free transfer. City are prepared to let United win the race for Sanchez due to an unwillingness to meet Arsenal’s £35million asking price. Yesterday, United boss Jose Mourinho hailed Sanchez as “phenomenal” and refused to rule out…

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Arsenal team news: Predicted Arsenal line up to face Bournemouth – will Sanchez play?

Arsenal will travel to face Bournemouth in the Premier League on Sunday – with Alexis Sanchez’s future continuing to dominate the build-up. The Chilean was dropped to the bench for the Gunners’ Carabao Cup semi-final clash with Chelsea despite being expected to start. Mesut Ozil missed the game through injury though he should be fit to return this weekend. However, Jack Wilshere limped off against Chelsea while Laurent Koscielny is a doubt for the Bournemouth clash. Take a look through the gallery to reveal how Arsenal could line up against…

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Why was Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger in the press box against Chelsea? Did he enjoy it?

It was an unusual sight, seeing the Arsenal boss sitting among reporters, and brought far more camera attention to the area than usual. Wenger was alongside his trusted lieutenant Jens Lehmann, and just behind Express Sport’s Tony Banks, for the goalless draw. Arsenal held Chelsea in the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final but it wasn’t all good news with Jack Wilshere picking up an injury and Calum Chambers getting hurt. Why was Arsene Wenger in the press box? The Arsenal boss was banned from the touchline for three…

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Officials aim for VAR to bring about 2% reduction in errors by referees

Mike Riley has said that while Video Assistant Referees are not intended to make refereeing decisions 100% accurate, the game’s newest technological innovation will be viewed positively if it leads to a 2% reduction in errors by officials. VAR is set to make its debut in English club competitive matches this week, first in Monday’s FA Cup tie between Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace and then in Wednesday’s Carabao Cup semi-final between Arsenal and Chelsea, and before its trial run the authorities were keen to point out that…

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Transfer news LIVE updates: Arsenal DONE DEAL; Man Utd, Liverpool, Barcelona, Chelsea

Transfer news LIVE updates: Follow all the latest gossip and transfer news Friday January 5 Arsenal chase Real Madrid ace Lucas Vazquez 09.00: Arsene Wenger is reportedly upping his attempts to sign Lucas Vazquez. The Real Madrid forward has only made five La Liga starts this season and is growing frustrated with the lack of first team opportunities. According to Spanish outlet Don Balon he has stepped up his chase for the Spaniard. Wenger is reportedly “willing to do anything” to take the 26-year-old to north London. Don Balon add…

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Arsenal team news: Predicted Arsenal line up to face Chelsea

Mesut Ozil looks set to return to the Arsenal starting line-up against Chelsea after recovering from a knee injury that kept him out of the Gunners’ draw with West Brom. Arsene Wenger will be pleased to see Ozil return after failing to threaten the Baggies for large spells of the match. Jack Wilshere is expected to start once again for Wenger’s men after a string of solid performances, while Calum Chambers could also retain his place in the side. Take a look through the gallery to reveal the predicted Arsenal…

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