Unai Emery names captain of club after mountains of speculation

Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has named injured full-back Laurent Koscielny as his main captain for this campaign but declares that other players will also take on the responsibility. The Frenchman skippered the London club last season in the prolonged absence of Germany international Per Mertesacker, who has since retired from playing and fitting a…

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Chelsea confirm squad numbers for summer arrivals

Chelsea have confirmed the squad numbers for new signings Mateo Kovacic and Kepa Arrizabalaga after their moves to Stamford Bridge. Kepa replaced Thibaut Courtois as the first choice between the sticks, and as such has been given the number one shirt, though rather confusingly, the Belgian had held the 13 jersey before his move to…


Liverpool could sell Spanish midfielder to European giants

Brendan Rodgers will make an enquiry to Liverpool for midfielder Pedro Chirivella as the former Reds boss will look to tempt Jurgen Klopp into releasing the Spaniard prospect intending to further developing his career. It would be a permanent move for the former Valencia academy graduate after loan spells with Go Ahead Eagles and Willem…


Man United considered £100m move for Real Madrid star

Real Madrid star Raphael Varane had reportedly emerged as a £100 million target for Manchester United during the summer transfer window. The Red Devils will head into the new Premier League campaign having failed to bring in a new central defender, despite being frequently linked with the top-class centre-backs Toby Alderweireld, Harry Maguire and Jerome…