Antonio Conte Answers Alexis Sanchez Transfer Rumor Question

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It’s not your normal Arsenal transfer rumor, it’s star forward Alexis Sanchez. The Chilean has established himself as an early leading candidate Player of the Year Award, as he put up a hat trick in last Saturday’s rout of West Ham United and now has 11 goals in 14 matches.

Chelsea Manager Antonio Conte, in his weekly press conference today, took a question about the possibility of side moving the superstar from North London to West London.

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Alexis Sanchez Offered Big Contract By Chinese Super League Club


When the CIES Football Observatory released their study of individual player values on the global transfer market in January, Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez was rated the tenth most valuable player in the entire world and fifth in all of England.

His transfer value was projected at 82 million Euro, or 60.63 million British pounds.He was the only Gunners player to make CIES’ top 15 on the 100 man list.

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Santi Cazorla Out, Granit Xhaka in For Arsenal

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A really bad break for Arsenal today, as their Premier League title chances just took a massive hit. Midfielder Santi Cazorla, a very important piece for Arsenal, extremely crucial to the systems they run, will be out for three months. Cazorla will undergo surgery for a serious injury to his right ankle.

His operation will take place in Sweden next week after the situation showed no improvement with rehabilitation.

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Keith Hackett Says Alexis Sanchez Should Have Been Issued a Red Card


Arsenal FC forward Alexis Sanchez should have seen red against AFC Bournemouth. That’s the point of view espoused by former Chief of Referees Keith Hackett.

In his Daily Telegraph column, Hackett wrote that referee Mike Jones “got three of the four big decisions wrong,” and added: “They are exactly the sort of tackles that we do not want in the game and must be dealt with firmly. I am clear that it should have been a red card.”

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Jack Wilshere Could Get a New Arsenal Deal, Arsene Wenger Says


In one of the final moves made before the summer transfer window deadline expired, Arsenal sent Jack Wilshere out on loan to AFC Bournemouth for this season.

Just a couple weeks later, Wenger said that he believes the midfielder could become a future manager of Arsenal some day.

“I hope personally that he stays here his whole career,” said Wenger on September 10th.

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Arsenal Star Olivier Giroud Squeezes Edinson Cavani’s Neck in Tunnel


Some extra-curricular activity here in the Paris Saint-Germain UEFA Champions League match against Arsenal. After the two sides played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at the Emirates, a result which leaves Group A’s top spot now open as he head into the final round of group play fixtures, two opponents got to know each other a little bit more.

Watch as Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud gives PSG’s Edinson Cavani a little squeeze on the neck.

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Howard Webb: Manchester United Were Denied a Penalty vs Arsenal

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Although you might not agree with Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho’s claims that his side is the unluckiest in the entire Premier League, you can understand where he’s coming from after Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal. Red Devils Defender Antonio Valencia was clearly impeded by Arsenal’s Nacho Monreal in the 34′.

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Arsenal Give Hector Bellerin Contract Extension, Defender Confirms


Hector Bellerin, the young Arsenal right-back, had been linked to the Bundesliga after Bayer Leverkusen expressed an interest in him in 2014. More recently, he’s been linked to both Barcelona and Manchester City. That’s all in the past now, as his agent has struck a deal with the Gunners in order to keep him at the Emirates for the long term.

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Jose Mourinho Throws Shade at Arsene Wenger, Yet Again


Jose Mourinho has gone head to head against Arsene Wenger 14 times. Wenger has still yet to beat the Portugese, not even once. Saturday marked the seventh draw all time in clashes between Wenger and Mourinho. The self-ascribed special one has beaten the Frenchman in the other seven meetings. 

However, following Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with the Gunners, Mourinho said the result felt like a loss.

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Arsenal-Man United Notes: Mourinho, Wenger, Giroud, Darmian


Arsene Wenger remains winless against Jose Mourinho in 14 tries. This despite United having to play without several key players and a makeshift back line of second team defenders. Mourinho said after the game that his side is the “unluckiest in the Premier League” and that today’s 1-1 draw the Gunners “felt like a loss.”

Here are some more news and notes items from the tie at Old Trafford today.

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Jose Mourinho Thinks Arsene Wenger is Better Respected than Himself


Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger has yet to register a victory in 13 matches against Jose Mourinho, across all competitions. In the 13 times that the two have clashed (in Premier League and EFL Cup), Mourinho has won seven times and there have been six draws.  

The next chapter in their rivalry commences in hours, and it’s the first edition involving Manchester United.

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Mourinho Discusses Wenger, Smalling, Rooney in Weekly Presser (Full Video)

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Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho gave his weekly press conference ahead of tomorrow’s clash versus Arsenal

When asked jokingly what he wanted to talk about today, in the wake of all the controversial topics in the news right now, Mourinho smiled, waved his hand and said: “Let’s go.”

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