Bernd Leno has honored the progress made by Arsenal in a few weeks after Unai Emery’s side produced their most complete performance of the season against Liverpool. Arsenal goalkeeper said 1-1 of Saturday draw was the result of the confidence that Emery has given the team during this 14-match untreated race. Leno also added that he is motivated by his competition with Petr Cech, saying that “no one is sure” as he seems to hold onto the target position.
Asked if the performance against Liverpool was the best display of team of the campaign, Leno said: “Fulham’s 5-1 win was very good, but Liverpool is a big team. We controlled the game. “I think we had more chances than them and yes, maybe you can say it was the best first half game this season. I think we saw that we can play our way against big teams. We played out of the back. We played the ball with passengers from behind and that’s the way we want to play.
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New Arsenal manager Unai Emery said that the Premier League is a difficult competition and that the best players and the best managers are in England. He said that it is very different from Spain and France where he has previously managed.
He said that in their last game Arsenal has played a strong team in Everton and that they have a good manager as well as some good players even if they are not competing for the title. He said that it is very difficult to win a competition such as the Premier League and that you should always be at your best if you want to succeed.
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In a time where clubs are scrambling to complete talks before the window closes, we remind you that there have been low profile transfers that have gone ahead to define an era in the Premier League.
An obvious mention in this list would be Peter Schmeichel. The goalie moved to the club in 1991 in a deal worth less than £600,000 from Brondby. He went on to have a remarkable time at Euro 1992 with Denmark, and grew into a major force at the club. He helped United win several titles, including the treble in 1999.
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Arsenal second choice keeper David Ospina is set to exit the club following the arrival of Bernd Leno. Leno joined from German Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen for £19 million this summer. Leno is the expected long term keeper for the Premier League side as the Gunners gradually phase out 36-year old Petr Cech.
The Columbia international has been linked to several sides but the latest reports claim he is on the move to Turkey. Super Lig giants Besiktas are the most likely side to get his signature.
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Arsenal emerged winners on the European night against Italian side AC Milan but hero Danny Welbeck has been criticized for diving. The former Manchester United but now Arsenal man is believed to be gradually building a reputation for himself by Australia striker Scott McDonald. Arsene Wenger, who usually blame match officials when they get their decisions wrong or when the situation is controversial, when asked about the diving incident, said he had not had enough time to review it.
Even the England national team coach Gareth Southgate has said that they will be talking and training the selected lot about ‘disciplinary trouble’ that could affect the team at the World Cup. He wants the players ready for how to approach the referees on the pitch and to avoid giving away free kicks. With the VAR cleared for Russia 2018, the focus will be on decisions in key moments as such. Continue reading Welbeck Blasted For Diving
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said that he is proud of his players despite defeat in the important match against Manchester United. He said that his players have performed well after going behind early in the game and that on another occasion they could have won the game.
Indeed Arsenal conceded two goals early in the game due to defensive errors and was left with an impossible task to get back into the game.
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