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    Manchester United sign Sanchez as Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal

Manchester United sign Sanchez as Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez has joined Manchester United with Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving to Arsenal.The Red Devils announced the signing of the Chilean attacker on Monday."Manchester United is delighted to announce the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in a deal that sees the Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan move in the opposite direction," a statement on United's website read."Alexis is one of the best [...]

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    Iwobi fires Arsenal to victory

Iwobi fires Arsenal to victory

Nigeria's Alex Iwobi scored Arsenal's second goal in a 2-0 spanking of Brighton at the Emirates on Sunday afternoon.Iwobi, who got back in the Arsenal midfield and replaced Mohamed Elneny, got on the score sheet.The first half was an enjoyable one between two neat footballing sides.Nacho Monreal drove Arsenal into the lead in the 16th minute when he capitalised on [...]

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    Bravo’s heroics take Chile into Confederations Cup final

Bravo’s heroics take Chile into Confederations Cup final

Chile defeated Portugal 3-0 on penalties in the first semi-final match of the FIFA Confederations Cup on Wednesday.The South American and European champions could not be separated after 90 minutes as neither side was able to find the back of the net.Chile were nothing short of sublime in the second half of extra-time. The onus appeared to fall on Cristiano Ronaldo [...]

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    Moses sees red as Arsenal win record 13th FA Cup

Moses sees red as Arsenal win record 13th FA Cup

Arsenal defeated Chelsea 2-1 to win their 13th FA Cup at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday.The game saw Nigerian forward Alex Iwobi benched and Chelsea's Victor Moses sent off for simulation.Alexis Sanchez latched onto a deflection, after beating N’Golo Kante, and charged into the 18-yard area to slot the ball past Thibaut Courtois for Arsenal's lead in the 4th minute.Victor [...]

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    Sky Sports ranks Moses 28th among Premier League’s top 50 players

Sky Sports ranks Moses 28th among Premier League’s top 50 players

Hours after lifting the English Premier League trophy with Chelsea, Nigerian forward Victor Moses has been included in the top 50 Sky Sports power rankings list.Moses is ranked 28th on the list with a total of 59,134 points.The power rankings list was published on Monday by Skypsports.com.After enduring series of loan spells in previous seasons, the arrival of Antonio Conte gave [...]

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    Arsenal miss out on Champions League for the first time in 20 years

Arsenal miss out on Champions League for the first time in 20 years

Arsenal have missed out on Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years despite defeating Everton 3-1 at the Emirates on Sunday.Liverpool and Manchester City's victories rendered the Gunners' 3-1 triumph irrelevant as Arsene Wenger's side end the season in fifth place.The last time the Gunners missed out on the top four was in the 1995/96 season, when [...]

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    Arsenal pip City 2-1, to face Chelsea in FA Cup final

Arsenal pip City 2-1, to face Chelsea in FA Cup final

Arsenal qualified for the FA Cup final by defeating Manchester City 2-1 on Sunday at the Wembley Stadium.The Gunners came back from a goal down to win the game.In the first half, Manchester City had a goal disallowed and both teams were denied penalty protests as it ended 0-0.All the action happened in the second half.Aaron Ramsey tried to beat [...]

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    Iwobi unable to save Arsenal from defeat at West Brom

Iwobi unable to save Arsenal from defeat at West Brom

Nigerian forward Alex Iwobi and his Arsenal teammates were on Saturday defeated 1-3 by West Brom at The Hawthorns.Arsene Wenger's woes continued as he watched his team's top four hopes suffer a fresh blow after four straight losses.It looked grim for Arsenal when the hosts took the lead through a Craig Dawson header in the 12th minute.But the visitors replied three [...]

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    Liverpool outclass Arsenal at Anfield

Liverpool outclass Arsenal at Anfield

Arsene Wenger's 50th game against Liverpool ended in 3-1 defeat at Anfield as the hosts continued their outstanding performance in big games this season.The Reds were desperate to return to winning ways after a poor display against Leicester City on Monday evening.As early as the 9th minute, Roberto Firmino found space and slipped the ball past Hector Bellerin.In the 40th [...]

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    Iwobi shines as Arsenal defeat Hull City

Iwobi shines as Arsenal defeat Hull City

Alex Iwobi put up an impressive performance in Arsenal's 2-0 win over Hull City on Saturday.But Alexis Sanchez was the star of the match. He scored a scrappy opener and a late penalty to give the Gunners a deserved three points in the competition.Kieran Gibbs' shot from a crowded area was blocked by Andrew Robertson on the line, but Sanchez [...]

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    Iwobi competes with Sanchez, Ozil, for Arsenal player of the month award

Iwobi competes with Sanchez, Ozil, for Arsenal player of the month award

Alex Iwobi, Super Eagles and Arsenal FC striker, has been nominated for the Vitality of the Month player for December.Alexis Sánchez, Mesut Özil, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott are the other contenders as announced on Arsenal website on Sunday.Iwob, who was voted 2016 Youth Player of the Year on Thursday at the Glo/CAFAfrican Footballer of the Year Awards, was outstanding in [...]

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    Alexis, Giroud ‘brace’ their ways to compound Sunderland’s woes

Alexis, Giroud ‘brace’ their ways to compound Sunderland’s woes

Alexis Sanchez and substitute Olivier Giroud scored twice each to continue on their fine run to beat Sunderland 4-1 at the stadium of light on Saturday.In the 20th minute, Oxlade-Chamberlain beat Watmore with ease on the right and crossed over towards the center of the six-yard line, Alexis Sanchez rushed in and headed the ball into the corner of the [...]

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    Cech, Sanchez, Terry make Gibbs’ ultimate 11

Cech, Sanchez, Terry make Gibbs’ ultimate 11

kieran Gibbs, Arsenal and England footballer, has revealed the greatest ever team of players he has played with.He listed Peter Cech as goalkeeper, and Bacary Sagna, Laurent Koscielny, John Terry and Joe Cole as defenders.In the midfield were Santi Cazorla, Steven Gerrard and Mesut Ozil.Thierry Henry, Robin van Persie and Alexis Sánchez made it in the forward category.Gibbs began his [...]

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    Liverpool pummel Spurs at the Lane, Leicester hold Arsenal

Liverpool pummel Spurs at the Lane, Leicester hold Arsenal

Mauricio Pochettino’s perfect start as Tottenham’s manager came to an end at White Hart Lane, after a Alberto Moreno’s solo strike capped a dominant Liverpool performance with the Reds winning 3-0.The Merseyside produced the ideal response to Monday’s defeat at Manchester City, with Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard and a goal-of-the-season effort from Moreno condemning Spurs at home.The first defeat of [...]

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    Brazil edge Chile on penalties

Brazil edge Chile on penalties

Brazil are through to the World Cup quarter finals after an incredible penalty shootout win over Chile in Belo Horizonte. The game went right to the wire, and Gonzalo Jara's penalty miss was what sent the Roja out and the Selecao through.The game was somewhat scrappy in its opening exchanges, though it didn't take long for Brazil to assert themselves as [...]

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    COUNTDOWN 5: Second round the terminus for Sanchez and Vidal

COUNTDOWN 5: Second round the terminus for Sanchez and Vidal

Chile will be well at home this summer in Brazil, ready to take on the heavyweights from Europe, and Arturo Vidal and Alexis Sanchez are the duo to lead the South American nation’s charge.Arturo Vidal is hailed as the most complete midfielder in the world, breaking up opposition attacks expertly and bursting down the other side to continue an attacking [...]

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