Arsenal agrees deal to sign Japan forward Asano

Jul 3, 2016

Arsenal agrees deal to sign Japan forward Asano

Japan forward Takuma Asano is set for a move to Arsenal after the Premier League club agreed a deal in principle with Sanfrecce Hiroshima, the clubs announced Sunday. The 21-year-old, who last week was named in the 18-man squad for the Rio de Janeiro ...

Asano gets offer from Arsenal

Jun 29, 2016

Asano gets offer from Arsenal

Sanfrecce Hiroshima’s Japan striker Takuma Asano has received an offer from Premier League giant Arsenal, sources told Kyodo News on Wednesday. The 21-year-old Asano, who on Friday is widely expected to be named to Makoto Teguramori’s Under-23 squad for the upcoming Rio de Janeiro ...

Vardy reaches deal to remain at Leicester

Jun 23, 2016

Vardy reaches deal to remain at Leicester

Jamie Vardy agreed to stay with Leicester on Thursday, hoping to spearhead the Foxes’ English Premier League title defense and first Champions League campaign. The central England club announced its top scorer had agreed to extend his contract by four years, appearing to end ...

Jun 20, 2016

Wenger says Vardy will stay at Leicester

Striker Jamie Vardy is likely to turn down a move to Arsenal and stay at Premier League champion Leicester City, the north London club’s manager, Arsene Wenger, has said. British media reported earlier this month that Arsenal, Premier League runners-up last season, had triggered ...

Okazaki backs Vardy to succeed at Arsenal

Jun 6, 2016

Okazaki backs Vardy to succeed at Arsenal

Japan forward Shinji Okazaki believes Leicester City strike-partner Jamie Vardy would make a seamless transition at Arsenal if he joins the Gunners just weeks after helping the Foxes complete a fairy-tale run to their first Premier League title. Vardy, who scored 24 goals last ...

May 13, 2016

Arsenal's Wenger says future undecided

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has not yet decided on his future, with his contract due to expire at the end of next season, the Frenchman said on Friday. He denied any knowledge of British media reports that he would be offered a new deal. ...

Arsenal climbs to third; many fans steer clear

Apr 22, 2016

Arsenal climbs to third; many fans steer clear

Alexis Sanchez was surrounded by thousands of empty seats inside Emirates Stadium as he scored twice against West Bromwich Albion to ease Arsenal back into third place with a 2-0 win on Thursday. Because Arsenal announced 59,568 tickets were sold for the English Premier ...

Leicester takes big step toward league title

Apr 4, 2016

Leicester takes big step toward league title

After a fourth successive 1-0 victory sent Leicester into a seven-point lead, some giddy fans started to unfurl Premier League “champions” scarves in the King Power Stadium. Although there are still six games remaining after Sunday’s gritty win over Southampton, celebrations are already under ...

Leicester moves closer to EPL title

Mar 20, 2016

Leicester moves closer to EPL title

The lethal striking duo of Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy combined again to nudge Leicester closer to the title on Saturday, although Arsenal remains primed to pounce on any slip-ups by the leaders after ending a three-game winless run in the Premier League. Vardy, ...

Big guns send mighty Barcelona past Arsenal, into last eight

Mar 17, 2016

Big guns send mighty Barcelona past Arsenal, into last eight

Barcelona’s big three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar all scored to beat Arsenal 3-1 on Wednesday, sending the defending champions into the Champions League quarterfinals for a ninth consecutive season with a 5-1 victory on aggregate. Leading the tie after Messi scored ...