Arsenal handed midfield blow as they reopen talks with Wolves target

By Ben Browning Published: July 8, 2021 10:52 pm Last Updated: July 8, 2021 11:16 pm Arsenal’s midfield search Arsenal need midfield reinforcements. With Matteo Guendouzi having departed the club, Granit Xhaka and Lucas Torreira are expected to follow this summer. Thank you Arsenal FC, thanks for everything ! I discovered and learned so much during my time here. It would be impossible to list everything without forgetting one memory or word… But I will never forget any minute spent with the Gunners jersey. pic.twitter.com/LjjlOyzwwM — Matteo Guendouzi (@MatteoGuendouzi) July…

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Mercedes aim to ‘blow everybody away’ at Silverstone

A defiant Toto Wolff hopes to see Mercedes bounce back from their double disappointment in Austria and “blow everybody away” by dominating at Silverstone. But realistically, the Mercedes boss knows his team face a sizeable task even just to get the better of Red Bull in the British Grand Prix next time out. The Austrian double-header went like clockwork for Max Verstappen, who enjoyed two consecutive serene victories to extend his Drivers’ World Championship lead over title-holder Lewis Hamilton to 32 points. Red Bull are now 44 ahead in the…

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PSL 2021: Rashid Khan Produces Magical Spell To Blow Away Peshawar Zalmi. Watch

PSL 2021: Rashid Khan took his first five-wicket haul in franchise T20 cricket.© PSL/Twitter Rashid Khan registered his career-best figures in franchise T20 cricket, taking 5-20 off his four overs as Lahore Qalandars beat Peshawar Zalmi by 10 runs to extend their lead at the top of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2021 points table. Rashid ran through Zalmi’s middle-order that included big-hitters like David Miller, Rovman Powell, Sherfane Rutherford among others. Shoaib Malik fought a lone battle for his team as his 48-ball 73 went in vain…

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Singapore call-off a blow for Red Bull – Helmut Marko

Helmut Marko thinks the cancellation of the Singapore Grand Prix is a blow to Red Bull’s World Championship hopes. In a season when the exact number of races remains uncertain, Red Bull have put themselves in a strong position by moving 26 points clear of Mercedes in the Constructors’ World Championship standings. Also, Max Verstappen is four ahead of Lewis Hamilton in the Drivers’ list after both registered their first non-score of the campaign in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Being in front at any stage, especially the later the season…

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Spain’s Euro 2020 preparation dealt blow as Sergio Busquets tests positive for Covid-19

By Ben Browning Published: June 6, 2021 10:01 pm Last Updated: June 6, 2021 10:26 pm Positive Covid-19 test five days ahead of Euros Spain’s preparations for Euro 2020 have been thrown into chaos following a positive Covid test in their camp. Defensive midfielder Sergio Busquets returned a positive test result on Sunday morning, a post on the national team website read. Although they have since taken all measures to prevent it from spreading any further, it throws Busquets’, now Spain’s captain, participation in their opening match into severe doubt.…

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Trent Alexander-Arnold injury blow ‘heartbreaking’ – Gareth Southgate

England manager Gareth Southgate said the news of Trent Alexander-Arnold being ruled out of the European Championship was “heartbreaking” but that the defender will be fit in time for next season. The 22-year-old will miss the finals after suffering a thigh injury late on in Wednesday’s 1-0 friendly win over Austria. Alexander-Arnold, whose place in Southgate’s 26-man squad had been a topic of hot conversation in recent days, took to Twitter to express his own disappointment at the situation, simply writing: “Absolutely gutted.” The Liverpool defender had been omitted for…

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Leicester vs Tottenham: Leicester Blow Champions League Chance As Harry Kane Signs Off With Golden Boot

Harry Kane secured the Golden Boot as he slammed his 23rd Premier League goal of the campaign.© AFP Leicester blew the chance to qualify for the Champions League for just the second time in the club’s history as the Foxes lost 4-2 to Tottenham on Sunday. Jamie Vardy twice put Brendan Rodgers’s men ahead from the penalty spot. But Harry Kane, on what could be his final appearance for Spurs, a Kasper Schmeichel own goal and a late double from Gareth Bale secured seventh place in the Premier…

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Real Madrid dealt Toni Kroos blow ahead of Bilbao clash

By Conor Laird Published: May 14, 2021 7:21 pm Last Updated: May 14, 2021 7:23 pm   Spanish champions Real Madrid have, on Friday, been dealt a concerning blow on the personnel front. Tight at the top Zinedine Zidane’s men are set to return to action on Sunday evening. Los Blancos will make the trip to the Basque country, for a La Liga showdown with Athletic Bilbao. The clash, of course, marks a crucial one for Real, who remain in the thick of the race for the Spanish top-flight crown.…

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