Arsenal legend Martin Keown believes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang should be stripped from the captaincy amid the uncertainty of his future at the club. The Gabon international has been reluctant to sign a new Gunners deal beyond next summer and there has been the speculation that he could be sold when the current season concludes.
The former Blaugrana footballer Rivaldo says that Philippe Coutinho staying at Barca due to injury but there is a chance of him leaving too. There has been a lot of doubts regarding the future of the Brazilian footballer after his departure from Liverpool in 2018. He has been through a long phase of injuries. Chelsea has shown interest but his injuries will be an obstacle.
Barcelona legend Rivaldo believes the club should avoid the option of signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Arsenal as the striker may not suit their style of play. The Gabon international has grown accustomed to playing counter-attacking style of football during his career and Rivaldo feels he may struggle to adapt with the Catalan giants, who prefer to play their way into the opposition defence.
Manchester City Pep Guardiola has refused to agree with Bernardo Silva’s comments following the club’s 2-0 derby defeat to Manchester United in the Premier League. The Citizens were without Kevin de Bruyne for the derby at Old Trafford and that definitely hampered them as they struggled to find the cutting edge in the attacking third.
Liverpool legend Graeme Souness believes Arsenal’s record signing Nicolas Pepe has the ability to emulate Thierry Henry despite making a slow beginning to the current campaign. The Ivory Coast international has scored just three goals from open play during the course of the season but he was in sublime form in the 4-0 triumph over Newcastle United over the weekend.
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea says the lack of quality talents among the Red Devils was a huge factor that had played against them since Sir Alex Ferguson retired.
Contrary to what many United detractors accuse the team of, the Spanish coach maintains that it was never lack of trying, on an individual level that hampered the team.
Former Liverpool star Michael Owen has said that Arsenal have one main concern despite making a positive beginning to the Premier League campaign. The Gunners have started the season with 15 points on the board after the opening eight games and that sees them occupying the third position on the table.
midfielder Matteo Guendouzi has acknowledged that he was surprised after
earning a call-up to the France senior squad for the first time. The
20-year-old was expected to represent the France under-21s during the
international break but an injury to Paul Pogba meant that he was handed with
his maiden call-up to Didier Deschamps’ squad.
Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes Liverpool can make the push for the Premier League title this season after missing out to Manchester City by the slimmest of margins last term. The Reds accumulated a record club tally of 97 points last season, but that was not sufficient to hand them a maiden Premier League title with the Citizens outclassing them by the single point.
The representative of Shkodran Mustafi has indicated that there has been no contact from any side regarding the defender’s services. The Germany international has drawn plenty of criticism from the Arsenal supporters during pre-season and reports have emerged that the club are prepared to sanction his sale before the Premier League campaign begins.
Speaking to Romanews, the player’s agent has revealed that there has been no contact with AS Roma or any other Italian side and Mustafi is likely to stay put with the Gunners ahead of the 2019/2020 season, he said: “For me it is something new. There is nothing with the Giallorossi or Italian clubs, I have not had contact for now.”