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Sanchez takes aim at his critics as he says his Arsenal goodbyes

Sanchez takes aim at his critics as he says his Arsenal goodbyes

Wenger said Sanchez was absent from the Arsenal squad on Saturday because he was close to completing a deal that has been in the making since United out-bid Manchester City for the former Barcelona star. He has a good team attitude as well and I am confident that it will work. He went on to say that he moved to Old Trafford because Mourinho is a coach who likes to win.


5 reasons why the Sanchez-Mkhitaryan swap deal makes flawless sense

5 reasons why the Sanchez-Mkhitaryan swap deal makes flawless sense

Meanwhile Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger described the 29-year-old Mkhitaryan as "a very complete player". Sanchez took a parting shot in an Instagram post at ex-Arsenal players who have criticised his attitude. UEFA rules state that new signings are unavailable if they have played in the same European competition for a different club, or if they have played for a club that are now in the same European competition as their new club.


Wenger confirms Arsenal interest in Aubameyang but says deal isn't close

Wenger confirms Arsenal interest in Aubameyang but says deal isn't close

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has pointed out Alexis Sanchez's "great contract" at Manchester United when asked about the Chilean's exit from the Gunners. "Mkhitaryan can play on the wing or in midfield, so I believe he can play very well in many positions". The Sky Blues are homing in instead on Athletic Bilbao centre-back Aymeric Laporte, with reports from Spain suggesting the Premier League leaders are ready to meet the Spanish club's £57m asking price.


Philly bakery bans Boston-inspired doughnuts in countdown to Tremendous Bowl LII

Philly bakery bans Boston-inspired doughnuts in countdown to Tremendous Bowl LII

The origin of the free beer promise goes back to training camp. Joined by teammates Chris Long and Zack Ertz, Johnson chose to fully embrace the title by wearing one of the dog masks in the Eagles' locker room. "Bud Light has not forgotten about our commitment to Lane Johnson , the Eagles and the city of Philadelphia", a company spokesperson told the station a couple days before yesterday's game.


Arsenal improve Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bid to £50.9m

Arsenal improve Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bid to £50.9m

Any deal taking Aubameyang to Arsenal could see Olivier Giroud move to the Bundesliga club as part of the transfer and, while Wenger refused to go into specific details, he did effectively confirm he wanted the Gabon global. The tie is poised at 0-0 and Chelsea manager Antonio Conte expects an end-to-end second leg. He said: "You look at players and what their qualities are, what they can give to the team".


Kerber enters Australian Open semis

Kerber enters Australian Open semis

It was a disappointing end for Keys, who also capitulated 6-3, 6-0 to Sloane Stephens in the final at Flushing Meadows previous year. The win also ensures she will be back in the world's top 10 when the next WTA rankings are released at tournament's end.