Tag: Patrick Vieira

Arsenal compose new 3-man shortlist after Allegri disappointment

SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Arsenal have now got three names left on their shortlist after Max Allegri ruled out leaving Juventus unless he was sacked.

Huge surprise sacking at Arsenal as 6 coaches go

Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (R), Arsenal's assistant manager Steve Bould (C) and irst-team physiotherapist Colin Lewin (L) react during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on August 11, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Ian KINGTON
Arsenal are continuing their post-Wenger-era clear out by getting rid of more coaches and medical personnel according to an exclusive in Tuesday’s Daily Mail which isn't really an exclusive as it's also in the Telegraph.

BBC's David Ornstein confirms Arsenal deal for former player to return...

Reliable BBC journalist David Ornstein confirmed on Saturday night that former Gunner Freddie Ljungberg will return as a youth team coach, claiming 'that deal is done'.

Arsenal reduce Wenger-replacement list to 3 fantastic choices

Arsenal have reportedly reduced their long short-list of people to replace Arsene Wenger to just three managers – Massimiliano Allegri, Patrick Vieira, and Mikel Arteta.

Everton to steal media favourite to replace Arsene Wenger

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Everton are planning to make a move for former Gunner and current New York City manager Patrick Vieira, as they're already looking to replace Sam Allardyce.

Arsenal haven't even approached media favourite to replace Arsene Wenger

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Arsenal haven't made any contact with Patrick Vieira over taking over from Arsene Wenger, despite the near constant links between the former Gunner and the job.

'Leaked': More details for Arsene Wenger's final home game

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Arsenal have invited the likes of Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira, Dennis Bergkamp and many more back to the club for Arsene Wenger's final home game, according to reports.

Former Gunner told to 'come home' and replace Arsene Wenger

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Robert Pires thinks Patrick Vieira is '100%' ready to manage Arsenal, as someone who is regularly in contract with his fellow Frenchman.

Arsenal managerial candidate said current squad better than Invincibles

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Patrick Vieira claimed that Arsenal's current squad of players are better footballers than the Invincibles, but said they don't have the physicality to win certain matches.

Vieira explains why he left Arsenal, now ‘ready’ to return

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Speaking in 2016, Patrick Vieira explained why he left Arsenal for Juventus and the reason he gave means there is no reason he can't return now as he admits being 'ready' for the Arsenal job.

41-year-old manager changes mind, says he’s ‘ready’ for Arsenal job

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Patrick Vieira has said that he’s ‘ready’ despite recently hinting he wasn’t as he continues to be linked with the Arsenal manager’s job.

Top Arsenal candidate 'flattered,' calls Arsenal 'special,' gets Pep Guardiola backing...

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Patrick Vieira has ruled himself out of the running for the Arsenal manager’s job...for now but Pep Guardiola thinks he's ready for it.

Pep Guardiola claims this manager is 'ready' to replace Arsene Wenger

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Pep Guardiola says Patrick Vieira is ready to take over from Arsene Wenger if the Arsenal board want him to, claiming the former Gunner is already a top manager.

2 heavily linked managerial targets respond to rumours they'll replace Arsene...

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looks on during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St. James Park on April 15, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Patrick Vieira and Brendan Rodgers have both played down talk that they could be in the running to take over from Arsene Wenger at the end of the season.

David Ornstein leaks details of Arsenal's 5-strong shortlist to replace Wenger

The Arsenal board drew up a five-strong shortlist to send to Stan Kroenke in the event of Arsene Wenger's departure, according to reliable BBC journalist David Ornstein.

Assessed: All 11 managers on Gazidis' shortlist to replace Wenger this...

MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 08: Arsene Wenger manager / head coach of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between AC Milan and Arsenal at the San Siro on March 8, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
On Friday morning, Arsene Wenger announced he's stepping down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season, but who will come in to replace him?

Arsenal line up 'serious contender' to replace Arsene Wenger

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Arsenal are lining up Patrick Vieira to take over from Arsene Wenger, according to reports, making him the latest in the long list of names the media claim the club are considering.

41-year-old manager admits Arsenal job interests him

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)
Patrick Vieira has admitted that the idea of managing at Arsenal interests him ‘one day’ as anyone with a connection to the club and some managerial experience continues to be linked with a position that isn’t even vacant yet.

Legend linked with Arsenal job speaks out about rumours

Patrick Vieira has spoken with L'Equipe about potentially becoming Arsenal manager in the future and his current feelings towards Arsene Wenger.

Manager suggested for Arsenal job sells house

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Patrick Vieira has reportedly just sold his £2.2m Cheshire home.

3 managers Arsenal should not be considering to replace Wenger

The media have linked Patrick Vieira, Mikel Arteta and Thierry Henry to the Arsenal manager's job this week, but is it really a good idea to hire a former player?

Arsenal fans rage at former player after 'spicy' comments

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Arsenal fans aren't happy with William Gallas, after the former defender's comments about the team in their 3-0 defeat to Manchester City.

Ray Parlour names which legend Arsenal should 'gamble' on to replace...

Ray Parlour believes that Arsenal should take a gamble when appointing Arsene Wenger's successor and give Patrick Vieira the job.

How Patrick Vieira’s 5-year-old Wenger comments prove his inability to change

Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira says Arsene Wenger's trust in his players is both his biggest strength and his biggest weakness.

'Bring on the challenge' - Midfielder aims to surpass Patrick Vieira...

Ainsley Maitland-Niles insists that he wants to surpass any player he's compared to - even Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira.

Arsene Wenger advised how to make Arsenal great again

Patrick Vieira thinks Arsenal need to sort out player contracts and invest in the transfer market if they want to compete at the top again.

Key man: Another Arsenal captain shining at Manchester City when he...

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Mikel Arteta has a played a huge role in Manchester City's success this season, and is showing what Arsenal are missing out on.

Patrick Vieira explains why Arsenal must sell this goalmachine as soon...

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Patrick Vieira thinks Arsenal should sell Alexis Sanchez in January as it's hard to rely on a player who doesn't want to stay.

Edu names the one player Arsenal will never be able to...

Arsenal Invincible Edu has heaped praise on former teammate Patrick Vieira, claiming that the Gunners will never find anyone better than him and that he was even better than Manchester United's Roy Keane.

Frank Lampard names which Arsenal player "would bully me on the...

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Frank Lampard says Patrick Vieira and Roy Keane would bully him on the pitch, as he talked about the opponents he most admired.

Arsenal’s top 5 hard men: Where does Sead Kolasinac rank?

Sead Kolasinac is a pretty hard player but where does he rank in Arsenal's top five?

Ray Parlour names two potential replacements for Arsene Wenger

Ray Parlour thinks ex-Arsenal stars like Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry should be considered for the job when Wenger leaves the Gunners.

Why did Arteta join Manchester City instead staying with Arsenal?

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After Guardiola highlighted Mikel Arteta's involvement in Raheem Sterling's development, many fans are again asking the question why Arteta isn't still here in North London.

Patrick Vieira speaks about returning to Europe to manage

Patrick Vieira is enjoying his time as manager of New York City FC and isn't pushing for a return to Europe.

8 Arsenal mobile wallpapers featuring players worthy of wearing the shirt

After the result at Watford, I wasn't really in the mood for designing wallpapers, but hey, here I am.

Midfielder explains he left Arsenal because of lack of 'trust'

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Patrick Vieira has spoken about why he decided to leave Arsenal for Juventus in 2005.

David Villa believes former Arsenal midfielder will be a great manager...

David Villa has been singing Patrick Vieira's praises and revealed recently that he believes the ex-midfielder will make a great manager in the future.

Video: Gary Neville talks about the Vieira-Keane tunnel incident

Gary Neville says the famous argument in the tunnel between Patrick Vieira and Roy Keane started because Vieira made a comment about Neville himself.

These are the 10 potential successors to Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger still has two years left on his current deal, but that hasn't stopped speculation over who could eventually replace him.

Patrick Vieira hits out at claims Arsenal have no leaders &...

Patrick Vieira claims that Arsenal still have plenty of leaders at the club, despite what many say in the media.

Arsenal legend says current squad are better than the Invincibles

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Patrick Vieira claims that Arsenal's current squad of players are better footballers than the Invincibles, but don't have the physicality to win certain matches.

Arsenal legend admits Arsene Wenger is inferior to Jose Mourinho for...

Patrick Vieira admits that he would like to think that his coaching style is somewhere between Jose Mourinho's and Arsene Wenger's.

4 Arsenal stars make top 25 Premiership players of all time

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Four Arsenal players have made Jack Pitt-Brooke's list of the 25 best Premier League players of all time.

The Guardian call Vieira the best Premier League signing

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Amy Lawrence has hailed Patrick Vieira as the Premier League's best signing and, all things considered, it's hard to argue.

David Seaman believes Arsenal need two more signings

Former goalkeeper David Seaman believes Arsenal need a centre back and a central midfielder if they are to compete for the Premier League title.

Thierry Henry and Robert Pires hail Arsenal midfielder

Thierry Henry and Robert Pires recently heaped praise onto form Arsenal captain and teammate, Patrick Vieira.

7 players Wenger has used the personal touch to sign

With the news that Arsene Wenger personally called up Russian scout, Oleg Luzhny, to watch CSKA Moscow midfielder, Aleksandr Golovin, we look at other players that the Frenchman has used the personal touch to sign.

Patrick Vieira could return to the Premier League with this club...

Arsenal legend, Patrick Vieira, is apparently one of the main candidates being considered for the role as Southampton manager.

Patrick Vieira tells Arsenal to starting planning for this inevitable eventuality...

Patrick Vieira says Arsenal must have a plan in place for when Arsene Wenger decides to leave.

Patrick Vieira offered managerial position at French Ligue 1 side

Patrick Vieira, the current manager of New York City, has been linked with Ligue 1 side AS Saint-Etienne but may opt to stay in the US.

Olivier Giroud admits jealousy over these 2 Arsenal players

Olivier Giroud has said he is jealous of team-mates Per Mertesacker and Mesut Ozil.

Ian Wright terrified Wenger will walk away from Arsenal

Ian Wright believes that Arsene Wenger leaving Arsenal this week would be a total disaster but he's in luck as it seems a new...

Pires: Henry, Vieira and Adams will return to Arsenal

Robert Pires believes we'll see the likes of Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira and Tony Adams coaching at Arsenal one day... but not just yet.

Vieira: Now I’m a manager I know how hard Wenger’s job...

Patrick Vieira is the latest ex-Arsenal star to speak up in support of Arsene Wenger, his former boss, and has urged the current players to take responsibility on the pitch.

Watch: Vieira becomes third former player to question Arsenal player’s mentality

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Patrick Vieira has become the latest former Arsenal player to question Arsenal's players in defence of Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal themed phone wallpapers: Legends Edition

Ah, the good old times - we all love to remember them and the great players that we had.

How the press twisted Vieria's French words to form attack on...

At a time when the British press is at its dishonest and disingenuous best on vitals subject like the Brexit and British Laws, it was no surprise to see the Patrick Vieira interview being twisted and turned to make Arsene Wenger look bad.

Invincible and Borussia Dortmund boss linked with Arsenal job as candidates...

If you're listening to the media, you'd be forgiven for thinking that Arsene Wenger has already left his post at Arsenal for the England job.

Arsene Wenger's top five signings - number 2

You may have noticed that it is now twenty years since Arsène Wenger took the hot seat at Arsenal. Here, at DCHQ, we thought it was time to have a look at his top five captures since his arrival in north London.

Arsene Wenger's top five signings - number 3

You may have noticed that it is now twenty years since Arsène Wenger took the hot seat at Arsenal. Here, at DCHQ, we thought it was time to have a look at his top five captures since his arrival in north London.

'Arsenal need to be like Ajax' Former Manchester City man claims

Patrick Vieira believes Arsenal need to be more like Ajax and have more ex-players coaching at London Colney.

Arsenal legend told Bayern Munich star “I could be your dad”...

Speaking to The Players’ Tribune, Jerome Boateng revealed that one of his biggest inspirations was Patrick Vieira when he was at Arsenal.

Arsenal legend embarrassed after managing 7-0 derby defeat

Among others, Patrick Vieira is often viewed as 'one that got away' as a former Arsenal leader on the pitch looking to make his mark in management.

Patrick Vieira hits out at disrespectful Arsenal fans after Wenger abuse

Patrick Vieira has shown his support for Arsene Wenger following banner-gate at Hull. The former Gunner has spoken about the incident at the KC Stadium...

Former Arsenal man: Manchester United could win title

It seems as if all the New York fumes have gone to Patrick Vieira's head recently as he's claiming Manchester United could still win...

Vieira only wants Gunners to win the league if Manchester City...

Former Arsenal captain and midfielder Patrick Vieira has had a bit of a controversial week. Just a few days ago he revealed José Mourinho, who...

Arsenal legend disappointed by lack of job offer from Gunners

Patrick Vieira has admitted that although he never received any offers to coach at Arsenal, he expected there to be. Speaking after recently being appointed...

Vieira: Copying Wenger and Mourinho would be the biggest mistake I...

Former Gunner, Patrick Vieira, insists that although he's learnt from Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho, he'll bring his own style of management to his...

Manchester City confirm Arsenal legend is earmarked as future manager

Former Arsenal player and Manchester City employee Brian Marwood has confirmed that Patrick Vieira's role as manager in New York is a stepping stone...

Arsenal target hails Gunners legend: 'He was a monster!'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic claims Arsenal legend, Patrick Vieira, is one of the best footballers he's ever played with and even referred to him as a...

Wenger admits that £2.5m is a 'top bargain' for defensive midfielder

Arsene Wenger decided to take a trip down memory lane recently and reminisce about one of his top bargain buys: Patrick Vieira. He loves a...

Leaving Manchester City, but Vieira unlikely to ever return to Arsenal

According to the Mirror recently, Arsenal were looking into the possibility of bringing Patrick Vieira back to the club, but that won't be happening now. The...

Could another Arsenal legend be joining Henry behind the scenes at...

Apparently Arsenal are looking to bring in Patrick Vieira to assist Arsene Wenger during his remaining time with the Gunners. Vieira, who is currently coaching...

Why should Arsenal fans care about international football?

As we descend further into the chasm of a largely tedious interlull, are we right to dismiss the importance of national team fixtures? For those...

Arsenal legend offered Premier League managerial role - report

Patrick Vieira is rumoured to be taking over from Dick Advocaat as Sunderland manager. Sunderland currently sit stone bonkers last in the Premier League on just...

Tottenham traitor attacks Arsenal star

Former Arsenal defender Sol Campbell has said the team needs more experienced players in the middle of the park. Campbell's time at Arsenal was spent...

Real Madrid president reveals chasing Arsenal midfielder

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has admitted that the La Liga team once tried and failed to sign Patrick Vieira (Gary Neville must love him). When...

Liverpool legend Gerrard admits Vieira and Keane walked all over him

by Lewis Ambrose His Premier League career as a player is over, but there is surely plenty to come from Steven Gerrard in the future...

Arsenal legend claims Wenger didn't want to work with him

When Patrick Vieira retired from playing football and subsequently joined Manchester City's team behind the scenes, it's fair to say a few Arsenal fans...

Top 10 Arsenal goals v Liverpool

I hate the international break. It bores me. I can’t get that excited about international football when it’s basically just a 'bigger' nation comfortably beating a...