Arsenal’s failure to land Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz on deadline day could serve as a blessing in disguise for the Gunners, who might be able to snap him up for a nominal fee in the not-too-distant future. Arsenal tried hard to strike a last-minute deal with Villa for the services of Luiz, who is only tied down to the west Midlands outfit until the end of the current season.
WENGER REVEALS CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TACTICAL ERROR
Legendary Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed the tactical error he made during the 2006 Champions League final. The Frenchman came close to leading Arsenal to the Champions League title against Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona in Paris.
Wenger talked about his tactical error in the final and it didn’t involve compatriot Robert Pires. Arsenal were massive underdogs ahead of the Barcelona game in the Champions League finaland their task was made harder when goalkeeper Jens Lehmann was sent off after 18 minutes for a professional foul on Samuel Eto’o. At that point, Wenger needed to take off one of his attacking midfielders for the substitute goalkeeper, Manuel Almunia. Continue reading “WENGER REVEALS CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TACTICAL ERROR”
PIRES SPEAKS ON ‘VERY DEMANDING’ ARTETA
Arsenal legend Robert Pires is delighted with the work manager Mikel Arteta has done at the club this season as he pointed out that the Spaniard is a very demanding boss. Robert Pires talked about Arteta and Arsenal in an exclusive interview with popular media outlet Goal as he said that Arteta puts a lot of demands on his players starting from the training sessions.
Robert Piresconfirmed that he’s a keen follower of the Arsenal team and that he watches all the games involving the team. The Frenchman also said that he is in contact with Sporting director Edu, Mikel Arteta and some of the Arsenal players. Continue reading “PIRES SPEAKS ON ‘VERY DEMANDING’ ARTETA”
PIRES BACKS VIEIRA FOR ARSENAL JOB
Robert Pires has thrown his weight behind former teammate Patrick Vieira to be the Arsenal manager in a few years’ time. The Frenchman is certain that his compatriot has what it takes to be an Arsenal manager in the nearest future as revealed by him in an interview with the Daily Mail. Robert Pires stated that he spoke to Crystal Palace boss Vieira last month and that he was told by the Palace manager that he has a quality squad with him at Selhurst Park.
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EURO 2020: POOR MBAPPE SHOWING EXPLAINED
Arsenal legend Robert Pires has revealed why Paris Saint Germain (PSG) star KylianMbappe struggled for form at the just concluded Euro 2020 tournament. Robert Pires spoke to RTL about Mbappe and his unimpressive performances in the colours of the French national team. Mbappe was a shadow of himself at Euro 2020 in comparison to Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament where he played a big role as France became champions for the second time.
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PIRES PICKS HIS FIVE-A-SIDE TEAM
Arsenal legend Robert Pireshas picked his five-a-side team and it included four of his Gunners teammates. The Frenchman named his five-a-side squad via the official Europa League Twitter handle. Robert Pires started his team with former Arsenal shot stopper Jens Lehmann in goal.
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LACAZETTE FAILS TO MATCH PIRES RECORD
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette was unable to match the record of compatriot Robert Pires in the home fixture against Liverpool in the Premier League.
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EMILE SMITH-ROWE DRAWS COMPARISON WITH PIRES
Young Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith-Rowe has been a revelation since he became a permanent fixture in the starting line-up under manager Mikel Arteta and he’s drawing comparison with one of the best players at the club in recent history. Frenchman Robert Pires attained legendary status at Arsenal for his impressive form while he was a player at the club. Robert Pires was an integral member of the Arsenal squad that went through a season without any defeat. The Gunners remain the only team to achieve an invincible season and this happened during the 2003/04 season.
PIRES GIVES MBAPPÉ ADVICE ON WHAT TEAM HE SHOULD JOIN NEXT
Arsenal legend Robert Pires has sent a message to KylianMbappé, advising the Paris Saint-Germain forward to quit the French club and what team he should join next after doing so.
In recent months, the pacy forward has been linked to a host of teams in Europe, including current Champions League holders Liverpool, Bayern Munich, and Real Madrid. Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has been urged on multiple occasions to make a move for the young winger that he would bring a whole new sauce to the already star-studded Liverpool team. Continue reading “PIRES GIVES MBAPPÉ ADVICE ON WHAT TEAM HE SHOULD JOIN NEXT”
Robert Pires Remembered for His Arsenal Hat-Trick
One thing a footballer looks forward is to score a hat-trick. It is considered as the ultimate for any professional footballer. The Premier League, throughout its long and action-packed history, has seen some of the outstanding trebles. The ongoing season has seen eight different footballers take home the ball of the match so far. But which are the clubs that have the most number of hat-trick scorers in the entire history of the Championship? Let’s find out.
Does any of the clubs have a greater history of scoring hat-tricks in the Premier League than Arsenal? The answer is certainly no. Arsenal is just another club, besides Leicester City, to have two footballers scoring hat-tricks in the same match. Robert Pires and Jermaine Pennant will remain in the heart of the Gunners fans for scoring trebles in a 6-0 win over Southampton played in the year 2003.
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Robert Huth as the Savior of the Stokes
The former center half player Robert Huth will now start his coaching career. The manager Stefan Kuntz has appointed him in order to train the country’s most talented players. He has been made the defensive expert. The former Stoke City player had earlier stated that he did not want to be around football. He wasn’t paying attention to the games happening lately and felt quite fed up with football. After an injury, he decided to leave Stokes and the game for good. He commented on the importance of the sport in his life by saying that until he was playing the game, football was everything for him.
The Stoke City managed to direct the latest game against Blackburn Rovers towards a goalless draw at Ewood Park. The Stoke City Goalkeeper Jack Butland save a lot of goals and pulled his out of the loss. This draw saved the Stoke City from going into the bottom three while the Blackburn Rovers maintain their eighth position in the league. Adam Armstrong made his 100th appearance in the league for the Rovers and had the best chances to make his team the winner but Butland saved the day for his team.
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