Day: October 5, 2020

Arteta explains how Partey will transform Arsenal, as report touts confirmed deal to top £100m mark

Arsenal have announced the signing of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey on a “long-term” contract, after triggering his release clause. The Gunners had identified Partey as a top midfield target, as well as Lyon’s Houssem Aouar. However after failing to reach Lyon’s asking price for the Frenchman, Mikel Arteta’s side made a late move for …

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MLS Ticker: Charlotte signs McGree, Rossi headlines international call-ups, and more

Charlotte FC continued bolstering its roster for life in MLS, making its second-ever signing on Monday. Australian midfielder Riley McGree was signed by the club from Adelaide United and will join EFL Championship side Birmingham City on loan for the 2020-21 season. McGree, 21, is a former youth international for Australia, but has yet to …

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Walcott ‘ready to cry’ after completing emotional Southampton return

Southampton have announced the signing of Theo Walcott from Everton on a season-long loan, 15 years after he left the club. Walcott became the youngest first-team player ever to feature for Southampton when he made his debut in August 2005, at only 16 years and 143 days. The 31-year-old joined Arsenal in 2006 and went …

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Wilshere still hungry and ambitious after West Ham departure

Jack Wilshere is “desperate” to play football and remains hungry for success after confirming his contract with West Ham has been terminated.  The former Arsenal midfielder – capped 34 times by England – had not featured for the Hammers at the start of the 2020-21 season after making just 10 appearances in all competitions last term.  In a …

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Donkeys: Seven Premier League players who ‘had a mare’ during gameweek 4

It’s proven a ‘blink-and-you’ll-miss-it’ weekend of Premier League action with an incident-packed round of fixtures, the latest top flight contests including stunning upsets, remarkable results and another bucket-load of goals. Liverpool suffered their worst-ever Premier League defeat at Aston Villa and became the first league champions in 67 years to concede SEVEN goals following a …

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