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Arsenal linked with young Feyenoord midfielder

Arsenal have been linked with a move for Feyenoord midfielder Orkun Kökçü, who has been described as the potential successor to Mesut Ozil and, like him is of Turkish descent. The 19 year old joined the Feyenoord academy in 2014, making his senior debut four years later. He has since gone on to make 29 appearances scoring five times, as ...

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Arsenal interested in Turkish midfielder

Arsenal are interested in signing 19 year old Turkish midfielder Orkun Kökçü who plays for Dutch side Feyenoord. The Turkey under-21 international is viewed as an emerging talent of European football, and has been scouted regularly by the Gunners over the past 18 months. He is under contract until 2023, but the Eredivisie side are willing to cash in on ...

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Robin van Persie set to hang up his boots

Former Arsenal and Manchester United star Robin van Persie has announced that he is to retire at the end of the season. The 35-year old, back playing in his native Holland with Feyenoord, the club where he made his debut as a 17-year old, has announced that this will be his last season in professional football, saying “When I have ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Ernst Happel

Ernst Happel began his football career at the youth division of Rapid Wien in Austria and in 1942 progressed to the club’s senior side.Playing as a defender, Happel, over the course of the following 12 years, went on to make close to 200 league appearances for the Austrian giants and won five league titles as well as a domestic cup. ...

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When Johan Cruyff played in Segunda Division

Johan Cruyff is one of the greatest players the world of football has seen. The Dutchman was a maestro on the field and was integral to the great success that Ajax Amsterdam and later Barcelona enjoyed in the 1960s and ‘70s respectively. The man was an epitome of the hugely successful and revolutionary Total Football. He was instrumental in helping ...

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