Tony Cottee, who is remarkably known for his performances in West Ham United, Leicester City, and Everton, has recently revealed that he was very close to signing the contract for Arsenal in the year 1988 for a move that would have seen him in place of Ian Wright. Ian then played for Crystal Palace and the Gunners were very much interested to take up him. He also explained how he planned to ruin the move for Ian Wright to the club before he joined the Everton. Wright became the record goal-scorer for the Arsenal club in the future and Highbury legend too. Tony said some of the fans for Arsenal have asked him the reasons for not choosing Arsenal at that time. In reply, he said that if he would have signed for the club then, they would not have seen the performances by Ian Wright because he would not have signed the contract for the club. He stated that there were 50-50 chances for him at the Gunners. He could have done a lot of things for the club or could have simply got injured and not play any of the matches for them.
Arsenal are confident of completing the transfer Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Wiegl according to reports from Germany. Sport Bild revealed that the German side has informed the Gunners that they would need to spend close €30 million to secure the signing of the midfielder.
England faced Montenegro in their Euro 2020 qualifier clash on Monday as they sought to continue their brilliant start after defeated the Czech Republic 50 last week. Montenegro made a bright start scoring in the first 20 minute as Marko Vesovic was able to wriggle his way through the defence and slot past Jordan Pickford. However, Gareth Southgate’s men responded in brilliant fashion as Michael Keane atoned for his mistake by nodding home the equalizer.
Former Arsenal striker stated that Manchester United deserved to win the FA Cup match against Arsenal. He said that the Manchester United players appear to be different players under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and that they deserved to win this game. He said that the new Red Devils manager got his tactics right and played the players in the right position. He said that the tactics of Manchester United were quite clear. He knew that his team was not that good defensively and they played a counter-attacking game.
Former Crystal Palace striker and England international has offered his own thoughts on the south London club’s current troubles in front of goal, admitting that the Eagles have to get their act together if they are to salvage anything from the ongoing season. He spoke vehemently about the striking options available at the club, how they are limited and far from inspiring.
Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright was happy with the way Arsenal managed to beat Newcastle United. He said that although it was not an easy game this shows that the team is gradually improving under new manager Unai Emery. Ian Wright said that the first half was not a good one and that the team made some improvement in the second-half. The former England international said that he was impressed by Torreira and that he believes that the midfielder should be starting every game. He said that he added some steel in the middle of the park and helped the team moved forward.