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Overmars coy on Arsenal return

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Former player Marc Overmars remains coy on reports linking him with a return to Arsenal, either as a replacement for Edu or as a board member. H is currently director of football at Ajax, and recently told the club’s TV channel that is happy where he is, whilst, at the same time admitting “I’ve been offered the opportunity to go ...

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Edu in the firing line

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Technical Director Edu may be the man to pay the price for Arsenal’s terrible start to the season. At the heart of the issue has been his ability -or otherwise – to manage outgoings as well as arrivals at the club, with his perceived closeness to certain agents raising eyebrows in some quarters. Since became the first man to hold ...

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Arsenal suffer goalkeeper blow

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Arsenal have suffered a blow after Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana agreed to join Ajax. The Gunners have been heavily linked with the Cameroon international who is currently serving the drugs ban imposed after he accidentally took pills prescribed for his wife which contained a banned substance. That ban is now set to end on November 4th and, despite the interest ...

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Injuries Ruined Their Careers (Part One)

It takes years of hard work and dedication to become a professional footballer. For every thousand boys – or girls – that dream of becoming a major star, less than one will ever go on to sign a professional contract. And, even then, the odds of making it in the game are long, as the large number of academy graduates ...

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Arsenal ready to swoop for banned keeper

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Arsenal are ready to swop for banned Ajax keeper Andre Onana in a cut-price deal. The Cameroon international was given a 12 month ban earlier this year after failing a doping ban in October 2019. Whilst feeling unwell, he accidentally took medicine that had been prescribed for his wife, that contained the banned substance Furosemide. UEFA accepted that it may ...

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Bergwijn linked with summer switch to Ajax

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Ajax are set to offer Tottenham winger Steven Bergwijn the chance to restart his career. Earlier this week he was one of the names culled from the original Dutch squad announced for next month’s Euros, with his lack of first-team minutes in the final months of the reason cited as an example. He found himself below Gareth Bale in the ...

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Arsenal linked with Ajax goalkeeper

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Arsenal are being linked with Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana. However, before making a move for the 26-year old Cameroon international, they are awaiting the outcome of his appeal to CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sport) against his doping ban. He was suspended for 12 months by UEFA after testing positive for the banned substance Furosemide. Onana has always professed his ...

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Spurs back to square one in manager search

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Spurs are back to square one if their search for a new manager. Their initial top target was Julian Nagelsmann, but the 33-year old RB Leipzig  manager has agreed to take over from Hansi Flick at Bayern Munich next season. Attention then switched to Erik Ten Hag of Ajax, who has just steered his side to the Eredivisie side again. ...

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Ajax manager new favourite for Spurs’ job

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Ajax manager Erik ten Hag has emerged as the new favourite to succeed Jose Mourinho at Spurs. That is after top target Julian Nagelsmann agreed a deal to take over from the outgoing Hani Flick at Bayern Munich. 51-year-old ten Hag has been with Ajax four years, and a=steered them to a domestic treble two years ago. That was also ...

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Spurs join race for Danish striker

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Spurs have joined the race to sign Danish under-21 striker Wahid Faghir. However, they face competition from Leicester City who have already had a £1 million bid turned d down for the 17 year-old who has been described as the next “Zlatan Ibrahimovich”. The teenager has already played 36 times for his boyhood club Vejle in the Danish Superliga, scoring ...

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