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Spain
Can resurgent Santi Cazorla earn a return ticket to La Roja?
21:46 Friday 27th September 2019

When Santi Cazorla was on the road to recovery from a gruesome injury in 2016, even being able to walk - let alone kicking a football- seemed a grave challenge. After undergoing surgery on his Achilles tendon which never healed…

Transfers
Dani Ceballos: Arsenal's next Santi Cazorla or another Denis Suarez?
08:00 Friday 26th July 2019

Dani Ceballos joins a distinguished cult of Spanish playmakers to represent Arsenal. Santi Cazorla and Denis Suarez are the most recent inductees. On whose fortune will he resemble most once his 12-month loan expires?  …

Premier League
Is Arsenal losing too much talent, experience too soon?
15:01 Thursday 4th July 2019

Arsenal’s initial promise under Unai Emery fizzled out in the season’s later stage. Four defeats in April meant a fifth-placed finish was all the Gunners could manage, despite being given ample opportunity by their rivals to claim…

Spain
Iago Aspas' Celta Vigo dream proves La Liga still has life
16:00 Monday 8th April 2019

La Liga’s often perceived as this dystopian land fought over between two kings. Often a gritty warrior in Atletico Madrid comes along to rule the roost, yet are largely overpowered by Barcelona and Real Madrid. The interest level for…

Opinion
Should Chelsea move for Isco?
09:00 Thursday 6th December 2018

Isco Alcaron moves with the ball like a ballerina. The ball is always glued to the Real Madrid midfielder's feet. He has been an undeniable success at the Santiago Bernabeu following a big-money move from Malaga in 2013. He has been a crucial…

Premier League
Arsenal’s squad review: Who stays or goes in midfield?
15:00 Wednesday 8th August 2018

Somewhat unusually, Arsenal has been heavily engaged in this summer transfer window. The Gunners have not only welcomed Bernd Leno, Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Stephan Lichtsteiner, they’ve also acquired two new central midfielders.…

Spain
Villarreal to lose top scorer to China?
10:30 Sunday 7th January 2018

In May 1997 Spanish billionaire Fernando Roig announced he had bought local club Villarreal. El Submarino Amarillo was a midtable side in Segunda B, literally cruising below Spanish football's surface. The next year Villarreal…

Spain
The big name players who played for Malaga CF pre-decline
17:00 Friday 1st December 2017

In June 2010, after a substantial period of financial difficulties, Spanish side Malaga CF was taken over by Abdullah Al Thani. He is a member of the Qatar ruling family and wanted to use his wealth to make the Costa Del Sol club a giant in…

Premier League
Granit Xhaka beginning to look real deal for Arsenal
10:00 Monday 14th August 2017

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka impressed as the Gunners twice came from behind to beat Leicester City in Friday's crazy Premier League opener. The Swiss international matched last season's assist total (2) in one game and looks to be picking…

Opinion
How has Arsene Wenger allowed this summer’s contract fiasco at Arsenal?
10:30 Monday 10th July 2017

Arsenal has 11 players with just 12 months left on their current deals, five of which were regular first-team players last season. Three of the aforementioned have reportedly rejected terms this summer and want to leave the club. One player…

Opinion
Arsenal are still chasing the wrong players
17:00 Monday 3rd July 2017

The potential signing of Alexandre Lacazette has dominated the transfer headlines for the past few weeks with the striker's future flitting from staying to going.  It now seems as though he will sign for the Gunners at last, but this has been…

Premier League
6 Premier League players who will miss the start of next season
17:16 Thursday 8th June 2017

For players in the Premier League, the last thing they want is to be injured. Even worse is to get injured at the end of the season missing the last games or even missing the start of the next season. So let's take a look at who could be missing…

Premier League
Arsenal star Santi Cazorla suffers another injury setback.
14:00 Friday 2nd June 2017

Here we go again I hear you say, Arsenal's new Abou Diaby has provided us with more bad news on his fitness. Santi Cazorla has revealed that he will be out on the sidelines for longer than expected. Ever since we reported to you that Santi…

Opinion
Pass completion percentage: The balance of safe and risky passing
15:30 Friday 7th April 2017

There is a growing obsession with pass completion rate. It is a stat that many centre their midfield opinions on. However, there is a balance between safety and risk that should also be considered.

Premier League
Santi Cazorla set to miss the rest of the season through injury.
15:30 Thursday 23rd February 2017

According to reports from the Daily Mail, Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla is set to miss the rest of the season through injury. Santi Cazorla was initially scheduled to return late March/early April, however, these new reports confirm that…