Usmanov won't give up as Koscielny appeal rejected

Usmanov won't give up as Koscielny appeal rejected

Usmanov won’t give up

Alisher Usmanov will not give up on his desire to become Arsenal’s major shareholder, after having his initial bid of £1b knocked back by Stan Kroenke.
Usmanov feels his investment can turn the club back to Premier League Champions.
The Russian will meet with his representatives to discuss his next move and whether to up his bid in an attempt to entice Kroenke into selling.

Wenger blaming board

According to reports, manager Arsene Wenger has blamed the board for the team’s poor performance at a time when Wenger has been left in limbo and not backed as Arsenal manager.
It left the Frenchman not knowing what his future would be and whether he was still wanted within the club.

Keown explains Sanchez difficulty

Ex Arsenal star Martin Keown has explained how forward Alexis Sanchez is a difficult player to manage and will at times turn up unannounced for extra training, leaving the staff to run around and put a session on.
Keown recalls turning up on Sanchez’s day off only for the Chilean to turn up, be bouncing around the training pitch with the staff having to facilitate him and put on a session.

Koscielny appeal rejected

Laurent Koscielny has had his red card appeal rejected therefore will certainly miss the FA Cup final against Chelsea as well as the first two games of next season.
It seemed a long shot in trying to attempt to have the red card rescinded but Wenger felt the tackle looked worse than it was.
It was a reckless challenge by Koscielny and a stupid one with the final a week away. It was the Frenchman’s fifth in the Premier League since joining the club.

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Tierney snub

Celtic left back Kieran Tierney has admitted he snubbed a move to Arsenal in the summer to stay with Celtic after talks with new manager Brendan Rodgers.
According to the youngster he was made aware of the bid but Rodgers made it clear he wanted him to stay and Tierney was happy to too.

Giroud wants to stay

Striker Olivier Giroud has expressed his desire to stay at the club, despite rumours of a possible move to Marseille.
The 30 year old has scored 98 goals in 226 appearances since joining the club from Montpellier in 2012.
The Frenchman wants to win back his starting place after playing a bit part role this season. Giroud has still managed to score 16 goals in 39 matches.

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