Champions League Round-up: Arsenal and Chelsea both win to keep chances alive
Nov25

Champions League Round-up: Arsenal and Chelsea both win to keep chances alive

Arsenal’s hopes of qualifying from the Champions League group stages are still alive following a comfortable 3-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb at the Emirates. Mesut Ozil opened the scoring just before the half-hour mark with a diving header after a lovely passing move, and Alexis Sanchez doubled their lead just minutes later to give the hosts a two-goal lead at the break. The Chilean added a third in the second half, as the Gunners wrapped...

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Champions League Awards: Week 4
Nov05

Champions League Awards: Week 4

Player of the Week: Felipe Pardo (Olympiacos) Our man of the week actually started the night on the bench but came on and made a massive impact. With Olympiacos 1-0 down at home to Dinamo Zagreb, the Colombian turned it around for his side with two well taken goals, the second of which came in the 89th minute to secure his side a vital three points. The result puts the Greek giants second in their group, six points ahead of Zagreb and...

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Round-up: Champions League – Arsenal thrashed but Chelsea secure much-needed win
Nov05

Round-up: Champions League – Arsenal thrashed but Chelsea secure much-needed win

Arsenal suffered a club-record equalling defeat in Europe as they were thrashed 5-1 by Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena. Goals from Robert Lewandowski, David Alaba, Arjen Robben and a Thomas Muller brace has put the Gunners’ in a tough position to qualify. Arsene Wenger’s side, who had made it 4-1 with Olivier Giroud’s fifth goal in six games, are bottom of the group and six points behind second-placed Olympiacos,...

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Arsenal join the hunt for 42-goal striker sensation
Oct27

Arsenal join the hunt for 42-goal striker sensation

Arsenal are reportedly in the chase to sign Belgium’s highly-rated 15-year-old forward Adriano Bertaccini. The Premier League outfit, who alongside Manchester City are joint-leaders in the standings following their 2-1 win over Everton at the weekend, have been closely monitoring the Genk sensation this campaign. Bertaccini, who has been capped by his country at Under-16 level, has also been scouted by rivals Liverpool after scoring a...

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Spurs eye Belgium striker
Oct06

Spurs eye Belgium striker

Tottenham are reportedly monitoring Genk star Laurent Depoitre. The Premier League side, who currently sit eighth in the table following Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Swansea City, have been scouting the Belgium striker this season. The 26-year-old, who only arrived at Genk last year, has already scored four goals in seven Jupiler Pro League appearances so far this campaign. Depoitre, who is enjoying UEFA Champions League football with...

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Leicester make bid for Everton, West Ham and Celtic target
Aug04

Leicester make bid for Everton, West Ham and Celtic target

Leicester City have made a £5.6m bid for Genk defender Kara Mbodj. The 25-year-old defender looks set to move on this window after impressing in Belgium. Celtic, Everton and West Ham have all been credited with an interested but it is the Foxes that have made the firs concrete offer. Claudio Ranieri is looking to stamp his mark on the squad at the King Power Stadium and sees the Senegalese centre back as a key...

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