Arsenal sign new kit deal with Adidas

Arsenal have signed a new kit deal with German sportswear firm Adidas starting from July 2019, the Premier League club said on Monday. Adidas will take over from Puma, whose five-year contract with the north London club expires at the end of the season. British media reported the new deal is worth 300 million pounds over five years until 2024. A 60 million-pound per season deal would put Arsenal third in the most lucrative kit deals in football. Behind Barcelona’s contract with American company Nike and Manchester United’s with Adidas…

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Moses confident of starting shirt against Arsenal

Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses believes he’s working seriously hard to earn a starting shirt ahead of Chelsea’s game against Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Nigerian international who came on from the bench to replace Pedro in the Blues’ 3-0 whitewash of Huddersfield on Saturday, played an integral part under former manager, Antonio Conte. Moses was part of the Super Eagles squad that played at the 2018 World Cup where Nigeria crashed out in the group stages after losing 2-0 to Croatia, winning 2-0 to Iceland before losing…

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Arsenal deny chief executive Gazidis resignation

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Arsenal FC of England has denied reports that its chief executive, Ivan Gazidis, has accepted an offer that would see him leave the club. Gazidis, who has enjoyed a stable tenure at the London club and built a cordial relationship with former coach Arsene Wenger, was reported to have decided to part ways with the club. He was rumoured to be heading to Italian giants AC Milan from the beginning of the 2018/2019 season. But according to a statement by Chips Keswick, Chairman of Arsenal Football FC, published on the…

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Cazorla leaves Arsenal after reaching end of contract

Injury-plagued midfielder Santi Cazorla has left Arsenal after six seasons in north London as his contract has expired, the Premier League club has said. The 33-year-old has not played since October 2016 and underwent several operations, one resulting in a loss of eight centimetres from the tendon in his right ankle. He also nearly lost his foot after contracting gangrene. “I’m very sad to be leaving after so many great times. I have loved my time with the club and I will always remember the special moments we had together,”…

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Wenger ‘surprised’ at job offers as he prepares for Arsenal farewell

Arsene Wenger said Tuesday he has been surprised at the number of job offers he has received since his departure from Arsenal was announced, urging the club to appoint his successor as soon as possible. The Frenchman will step down as Gunners boss after Sunday’s Premier League trip to Huddersfield, with Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri reportedly the first choice of the Arsenal board as his replacement. Wenger will leave after almost 22 years at the helm and was handed an emotional tribute from the club following Sunday’s 5-0 defeat of…

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PHOTOS: Seven MTN Customers Watch Arsenal live In London

  Seven members of MTN’s Y’ello family joined other Arsenal fans at the Emirates Stadium in London to watch the much anticipated Premier league clash between Arsenal and Manchester City. These MTN customers, who are also ‘Gunners for life’ – Ademola Sulaiman, Asemota Ivie, Coker Olabisi, Orimoloye Olateju, Arthur Chuks, Chief Kingsley Chinedu and Aniekpeno Mkpanang, were recently introduced to the press at a ‘Meet and Greet’ session at the MTN headquarters in Ikoyi, Lagos. Speaking on the exciting opportunity to watch his favourite team, Ademola Sulaiman, said “I’ve been on cloud…

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Arsenal draw Milan in Europa League

Arsenal will play AC Milan in the last 16 of the Europa League after their scare against Ostersunds. The Gunners beat their Swedish opponents 4-2 on aggregate but came close to giving up the three-goal advantage they had built during Thursday’s second leg at the Emirates Stadium. A trip to Italy is the reward for Arsene Wenger’s men, with Milan having beaten Ludogorets 4-0 on aggregate to secure their place in the draw. Arsenal will travel to Milan’s San Siro for the first leg to face a side that has…

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Arsenal announce record shirt deal with Emirates

Arsenal announced the club’s biggest-ever sponsorship deal on Monday, extending their shirt partnership with Dubai-based airline, Emirates, by five years. The Gunners confirmed the branding of Emirates, which began its sponsorship agreement with the north London club in 2006, would continue to feature on the shirts and training kit of all of their teams until the end of the 2023/2024 season. “Our shirt partnership is the longest-running in the Premier League and one of the longest relationships in world sport,” said Ivan Gazidis, chief executive of the club, who have…

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Arsenal vs Liverpool: Iwobi fit to face Liverpool

Arsenal and Super Eagles forward Alex iwobi has won a fitness race ahead of the English Premier League clash with Liverpool today (Friday) after he took part in training on Thursday. Iwobi limped off during the closing stages of Arsenal’s EPL victory over Newcastle United last weekend after seemingly picking up a knock. However, it’s turned out to be nothing serious as the Nigerian international was also able to take part in full training in North London today meaning he’s in contention to face Liverpool on Friday night. Arsenal were…

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Arsenal eager to extend Iwobi’s deal

Arsenal are in talks with Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi about a new contract just a year after signing a deal. The Gunners are desperate to agree a new deal with the Nigerian international before he jets off to the World Cup in Russia next summer. The 21-year-old will have another three years left on his current deal at the end of the campaign. However, the club’s top brass are keen to reward the Super Eagles attacker for forcing his way into Arsene Wenger’s first-team plans this season with a…

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