Tag: Ilkay Gundogan

Turkish president backs Özil over 'racism' from Germany

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 04: (L-R) Jerome Boateng, Mesut Oezil and Bastian Schweinsteiger of Germany sing the National Anthem prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish president, has suggested that Mesut Özil and Ilkay Gündoğan were 'excluded' from Germany because of their roots, and called the treatment of the pair 'racism'.

2 two goat f***ers? Manchester City man defends Mesut Ozil as...

BERLIN, GERMANY - MARCH 26: Lukas Podolski and Mesut Oezil of Germany look dejected during the international friendly match between Germany and England at Olympiastadion on March 26, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Lukas Podolski has become the latest German player to deny Mesut Ozil’s claim of racism within the German national camp, falling foul of the ‘if I didn’t experience it, it doesn’t exist’ line of thinking.

Per Mertesacker doesn’t accept Mesut Ozil’s racism claims

Per Mertesacker has become the latest white, single-nationality German player to deny there is any racism in the German camp in comments that are very disappointing.

Angela Merkel defends 'thoughtless' Arsenal and Manchester City stars

ERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 10: Germanys Federal President Joachim Gauck (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel awards Mesut Oezil of the German national football team with the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt for winning the FIFA World Cup 2014 title during the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt Award Ceremony at Schloss Bellevue Palace on November 10, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has called for the press and public to ‘show more understanding’ over Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan’s meeting with Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

German FA hit out at Mesut Ozil for being used in...

The German FA have made it known that they are not pleased with Mesut Ozil for posing with Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Surprising Arsenal player makes Top 10 passers list

Arsenal have one player in the top 10 most accurate passers in the Premier League this season, and rather surprisingly that player is Nacho Monreal.

Ilkay Gundogan makes hypocritical jibe at Aubameyang after transfer saga

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang continues to be a target in the German press after his messy split from Borussia Dortmund.

Manchester City missing 4 for Arsenal clash

What sort of team will Pep Guardiola be able to field against Arsenal in the FA Cup on Sunday? Here's who's currently out for City. Bacary...

Manchester City injury report

A look at who may or may not be available for Manchester City when they visit the Emirates on 2 April.

Pep Guardiola delivers Manchester City injury blow ahead of Arsenal

Ilkay Gundogan,
Five Manchester City players miss out on the Premier League clash against Arsenal on Sunday.

Manchester City blow - Key midfielder out for Arsenal clash

Ilkay Gundogan,
On Sunday, Arsenal travel to Manchester City but it appears the Blues will be without another one of their star players.

Mesut Ozil tips Manchester United and Manchester City to do well...

Mesut Ozil reckons that Manchester United and Manchester City will do well next season, with the playmaker being particularly impressed by Pep Guardiola's new signings.

Manchester City announce Ilkay Gundogan, rip off Arsenal

from Arsenal's opposition
Manchester City announced the signing of Borussia Dortmund's Ilkay Gundogan on Thursday but the way in which they chose to do it on social media was a little... familiar.

Arsenal to challenge Manchester City as top European clubs don't want...

German superstar Ilkay Gündogan could be available this summer, and Manchester City look like the hot favourites to sign him. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder is...

Dortmund midfielder keen for 'new challenge' despite new contract

by Nia Griffiths Just when you thought the Ilkay Gundogan to Arsenal rumours had ceased to exist, the cheeky lad throws a spanner in the...

Arsenal won't enter bidding war as midfield options diminish

by Lewis Ambrose No matter where you stand on Mikel Arteta and Francis Coquelin, it seems clear that Arsenal need another midfielder this summer. Arteta has...

Borussia Dortmund midfielder is not for sale

by Lewis Ambrose Once again Bild are reporting that Arsenal are interested in the services of Sven Bender of Borussia Dortmund. New Dortmund head coach Thomas Tuchel already...

Barcelona open door for Wenger to sign midfielder

by Lewis Ambrose Journalist Alfredo Martínez has confirmed on Twitter that Barcelona will not be signing Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gündogan. The Spanish journalist tweeted "Gündogan will not...

Host of midfielders targeted to take Coquelin's place

by Lewis Ambrose James Olley of the London Evening Standard says Arsenal are considering moves for a whole host of midfielders. Francis Coquelin has made a place at the...

Why Arsenal are talking with Gundogan's family

With Ilkay Gündogan available this summer, Arsenal are just one of many clubs being linked.

Manchester United target is Arsenal-bound – report

Borussia Dortmund confirmed via their Twitter account that defensive midfielder, Ilkay Gundogan, would not be signing a new contract with the club. Cue rumours that he's...

Arsenal make Gundogan offer – or do they?

Over the last few days, reports have been gathering pace linking Arsenal with £15.6m move for Borussia Dortmund's German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan. But is there any truth...