Tag: Xabi Alonso

Arsene Wenger wants Mesut Ozil to become a leader at Arsenal after signing new contract

Mesut Ozil has been urged by Arsene Wenger to establish himself as a leader at Arsenal after becoming the club’s highest-ever paid player. The German playmaker, who has often divided opinion with his performances at Arsenal, signed a contract extension until 2021 which will see him earn £350,000 a week.  It’s an eye-watering figure, no more so

FA Cup fourth-round review: Wigan beat 10-man West Ham, Watford lose on Gracia’s debut

Huddersfield Town 1-1 Birmingham City Lukas Jutkiewicz’s second-half equaliser earned Birmingham a deserved replay as their fourth-round FA Cup tie at Huddersfield ended 1-1. Jutkiewicz arrowed home a low shot nine minutes into the second period after Steve Mounie’s emphatic header had given the Premier League side an interval lead. Another bite at the cherry

Shearer, Vieira, Keane? Which Premier League club needs a helping hand from a former player?

Bayern Munich could be forced to play a formerly retired goalkeeper to ease their current injury crisis. First choice ‘keeper Manuel Neuer has aggravated the foot injury he originally suffered in September and second-choice Sven Ulreich sprained his finger while on warm weather training in Doha, Qatar. In order to solve their selection headache, boss