Tag: David Ospina

Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz is seen with his head bandaged during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium in London on November 29, 2020. (Photo by Julian Finney / POOL / AFP)

When will head injuries be taken seriously in football?

As watched David Luiz play on after a clash so severe it left Raul Jiminez with a fractured skull that needed surgery, we thought it was worth asking again
Napoli's Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina is stretched out of the pitch following a head injury during the Italian Serie A football match Atalanta vs Napoli played on July 2, 2020 behind closed doors at the Atleti Azzurri d'Italia stadium in Bergamo, as the country eases its lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photo by Miguel MEDINA / AFP)

Arsenal flop stretchered off again but fit to face Barcelona

David Ospina is known for one main thing - always managing to get injured and against Atalanta, he was again stretchered off with what seemed to be a serious head injury.
Napoli's Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina reacts after conceding a corner kick goal during the Italian Cup (Coppa Italia) semi-final second leg football match Napoli vs Inter Milan on June 13, 2020 at the San Paolo stadium in Naples, played behind closed doors as the country gradually eases its lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photo by Filippo MONTEFORTE / AFP)

Sublime horror show for ex-Arsenal man who will miss final

Napoli may have beaten Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia semi-final but David Ospina managed to let in a blunder goal and also picked...

Former Arsenal goalkeeper concedes straight from a corner before redeeming himself

David Ospina conceded directly to a Christian Eriksen corner but quickly redeemed himself in a night of drama for the former Arsenal goalkeeper.
MIAMI, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 06: David Ospina #1 of Colombia celebrates after a goal by Luis Murillo #19 (not pictured) against Brazil during the first half of the friendly at Hard Rock Stadium on September 06, 2019 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Arsenal flop seeks reassurances, eyes up move home

Former Arsenal goalkeeper, David Ospina, is seeking reassurances from Napoli as he eyes up a move back home to Atletico Nacional.
MIAMI, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 06: David Ospina #1 of Colombia celebrates after a goal by Luis Murillo #19 (not pictured) against Brazil during the first half of the friendly at Hard Rock Stadium on September 06, 2019 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal man sets new international record

David Ospina has become the first goalkeeper to play 100 games for Colombia, setting a new record for his country not long after leaving Arsenal.
Colombia's James Rodriguez (L) greets his teammate goalkeeper David Ospina after scoring his penalty during the penalty shoot-out against Chile after tying 0-0 during their Copa America football tournament quarter-final match at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 28, 2019. (Photo by Miguel SCHINCARIOL / AFP)

James Rodriguez to join David Ospina at Napoli

James Rodriguez is expected to team up with his brother-in-law David Ospina at Napoli.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 02: Alex Iwobi of Nigeria during the International Friendly match between England and Nigeria at Wembley Stadium on June 2, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Round-up: How Arsenal players are doing at Copa America and AFCON

With this summer's Copa America and Africa Cup of Nations still ongoing, let's have a look at how the Arsenal players are doing in each competition.
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 19: David Ospina of Colombia waves prior to the Copa America Brazil 2019 group B match between Colombia and Qatar at Morumbi Stadium on June 19, 2019 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Wagner Meier/Getty Images)

Arsenal man to return to Copa America after family emergency

David Ospina's sister, Daniela, has confirmed that the goalkeeper will return to Brazil for the Copa America despite leaving to tend to his seriously ill father.

Arsenal man leaves Copa America to return home to sick father

David Ospina has left the Copa America to return to Colombia where his father is seriously ill.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: David Ospina of Arsenal celebrates after Hector Bellerin of Arsenal scored the 3rd arsenal goal during the UEFA Europa League group H match between Arsenal FC and 1. FC Koeln at Emirates Stadium on September 14, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsenal man admits trying to convince James to move with him

David Ospina will complete his permanent move to Napoli after the Copa America and he is helping talk James Rodriguez, his brother-in-law, into joining the Italians with him.
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: David Ospina of Napoli celebrates his sides second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Up to €4.8m: What Napoli will pay Arsenal

Arsenal have somehow managed to convince Napoli to pay up to €4.8m for David Ospina despite the Italians wanting to drive his price down as much as possible.
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: David Ospina of Napoli celebrates his sides second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Absolute delight as Arsenal and Napoli finally find agreement for transfer

Arsenal and Napoli have finally found agreement over the transfer of David Ospina with the Italians paying the amount stipulated in his loan agreement despite trying to pay a lot less.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 03: David Ospina of Colombia celebrates saving England's second penalty from Jordan Henderson of England during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Colombia and England at Spartak Stadium on July 3, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Serie A side able to sign Arsenal star for £3.1m before Saturday

Napoli could still activate their option-to-buy in David Ospina's contract, but they only have until Saturday to take it up, according to a report.
NAPLES, ITALY - AUGUST 25: David Ospina of SSC Napoli in action during the serie A match between SSC Napoli and AC Milan at Stadio San Paolo on August 25, 2018 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Arsenal €3.5m deal with Napoli gets farcical

David Ospina to Napoli could be off again with the Italians 'refusing to be held to ransom' in a transfer nobody really gives two stuffs about.
TURIN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 29: David Ospina of SSC Napoli during the Srie A match between Juventus and SSC Napoli at Allianz Stadium on September 29, 2018 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images )

Arsenal set to sell star for £3m and replace him by recalling loanee

Arsenal are finally set to sell David Ospina to Napoli, with Emi Martinez returning from his loan spell with Reading to take the back-up goalkeeper spot in North London.
NAPLES, ITALY - AUGUST 25: David Ospina of SSC Napoli in action during the serie A match between SSC Napoli and AC Milan at Stadio San Paolo on August 25, 2018 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Arsenal very close to agreement with Serie A club over first summer sale

David Ospina is set to stay with Napoli next season, with an agreement between the Serie A side and Arsenal 'very close', according to reports in Italy.
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: David Ospina of Napoli celebrates his sides second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

€8m bargain! La Liga side ask Arsenal 30-year-old for guarantees

Real Sociedad want to sign David Ospina this summer and see his €8m price tag as a bit of a bargain.

30-year-old to return to Arsenal this summer

David Ospina will reportedly return to London and will not become a Napoli player despite his father, the player and the club telling us all season that he would do exactly that when the season ended.
NAPLES, ITALY - AUGUST 25: David Ospina of SSC Napoli in action during the serie A match between SSC Napoli and AC Milan at Stadio San Paolo on August 25, 2018 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Arsenal loan goalkeeper set for surprise return to the club

David Ospina is set to return to Arsenal until the Gunners sort out what they're doing with the goalkeeping position this summer, according to reports in Italy.
TURIN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 29: David Ospina of SSC Napoli during the Srie A match between Juventus and SSC Napoli at Allianz Stadium on September 29, 2018 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images )

Napoli to try paying 58% of what they originally agreed for Arsenal star

Napoli are planning to offer Arsenal around 58% of what they originally agreed to pay for David Ospina, despite a strong loan spell for the Colombian goalkeeper.
Emi Martinez makes save for Reading against Aston Villa (Photo via Twitter / EmiMartinezz1)

From Reiss Nelson to Emi Martinez: Arsenal loan ratings for 2018/19

With the season coming to a close, let's have a look at how all of Arsenal's loanees have done in 2018/19.
TURIN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 29: David Ospina of SSC Napoli during the Srie A match between Juventus and SSC Napoli at Allianz Stadium on September 29, 2018 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images )

Club seemingly bench Arsenal loanee to avoid being forced to buy him

Napoli have seemingly dropped David Ospina to the bench to avoid being forced to buy him, with the Arsenal loanee just one appearance away from activating a clause in his contract.

Arsenal 30-year-old to leave if he plays again this season

David Ospina only needs to play one more game before his transfer to Napoli will become official, after starting and keeping a clean sheet on Sunday.

Arsenal loanee 1 game away from activating option to buy

David Ospina only needs to play one more game before his transfer to Napoli will become official, after starting and keeping a clean sheet on Sunday.
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: David Ospina of Napoli celebrates his sides second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee just 2 games away from activating option to buy

David Ospina's father Hernan has confirmed that the Arsenal goalkeeper will complete his move to Napoli if he plays just two more games before the end of the season.

12 players could leave Arsenal in 3 months

This summer looks like it will be a busy one for the club as Unai Emery finally gets a chance to make his mark on the squad.
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: David Ospina of Napoli celebrates his sides second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Great news for Arsenal as David Ospina declared fit for Napoli

David Ospina is back in training and hopes to face Arsenal in the Europa League according to his father, Hernan, in news that will warm the hearts of Arsenal fans everywhere.
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: David Ospina of Napoli celebrates his sides second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal will get €4m: Arsenal loanee wants permanent move says father

David Ospina’s father has said that the player still wants to sign for Napoli even if he won’t be first choice at the club.
Napoli's Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina (L) resumes playing after being injured during the Italian Serie A football match Napoli vs Udinese at the San Paolo stadium in Naples. (Photo by Carlo Hermann / AFP)

Treatment of Arsenal man criticised

The treatment of David Ospina in Napoli that resulted in the goalkeeper collapsing and having to spend time in hospital has been criticised by a leading brain charity.
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: David Ospina of Napoli celebrates his sides second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee free to play against them thanks to UEFA rule

UEFA rules will allow David Ospina to play for Napoli against Arsenal in their Europa League quarter-final clash, but whether he will is another matter.

13 players named to leave Arsenal, how many did?

This summer looks like it will be a busy one for the club as Arsenal try to get back to winning ways in the Premier League.

Deal all but agreed: Arsenal star to join Serie A side for €4m

Napoli are close to signing David Ospina on a permanent basis, with a €4m deal all but agreed for the summer, according to reports in Italy.

Player's father says it's "wonderful news" his son is leaving Arsenal

David Ospina's father Hernan says it's 'wonderful news' that Napoli plan to sign his son permanently, after recent comments from manager Carlo Ancelotti on the issue.
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: David Ospina of Napoli celebrates his sides second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Italians make decision, Arsenal will get €4m

Napoli appear to have changed their mind again and are now going to keep David Ospina at the end of the season.
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: David Ospina of Napoli celebrates his sides second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Awful news as club back out of Arsenal deal

Arsenal could find themselves still in charge of one David Ospina when the season ends as Napoli look to get out of their obligation to buy the player.

Arsenal loan goalkeeper dropped despite three consecutive clean sheets

David Ospina has lost the number one spot at Napoli to Alex Meret in the last couple of months, despite the Colombian showing good form when he is in the team.
WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - DECEMBER 08: Reiss Nelson of Hoffenheim (L) fights for the ball with Maximilian Arnold of Wolfsburg during the Bundesliga match between VfL Wolfsburg and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Volkswagen Arena on December 8, 2018 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Selim Sudheimer/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Bielik to Nelson: Arsenal loanee player ratings for 2018/19 so far

Six months into the season, let's have a look at how each of Arsenal's loanees is doing so far.
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: David Ospina of Napoli celebrates his sides second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee earns praise once again after winning his team a point

David Ospina returned to the Napoli starting lineup over the weekend, after a few league games on the bench, and he impressed the media keeping a clean sheet against AC Milan.

Arsenal want Sampdoria 22-year-old after midfielder success

Arsenal are reportedly interested in Sampdoria's 22-year-old goalkeeper, Emil Audero, after they were turned down by Brazao who will move to Inter Milan in the summer.